Knud A Jønsson

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Systematic placement of an enigmatic Southeast Asian taxon Eupetes macrocerus and implications for the biogeography of a main songbird radiation, the Passerida
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Biol Lett 3:323-6. 2007
  2. pmc Polyphyletic origin of toxic Pitohui birds suggests widespread occurrence of toxicity in corvoid birds
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Biol Lett 4:71-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea: evidence from the Campephagidae and other Crown Corvida (Aves)
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:221-36. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Systematics and biogeography of Indo-Pacific ground-doves
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate at Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:538-43. 2011
  5. pmc Ecological and evolutionary determinants for the adaptive radiation of the Madagascan vangas
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6620-5. 2012
  6. pmc Brains, tools, innovation and biogeography in crows and ravens
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology Evolution and Climate at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Evol Biol 12:72. 2012
  7. pmc An unexpectedly long history of sexual selection in birds-of-paradise
    Martin Irestedt
    Molecular Systematics Laboratory, Swedish Museum of Natural History, PO Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 9:235. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Response to Comment on "An update of Wallace's zoogeographic regions of the world"
    Ben G Holt
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Science 341:343. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of Chloropseidae and Irenidae - cryptic species and biogeography
    Maria Moltesen
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:903-14. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Jumping and gliding rodents: mitogenomic affinities of Pedetidae and Anomaluridae deduced from an RNA-Seq approach
    Pierre Henri Fabre
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution ISEM, UMR 5554 UM2 CNRS IRD, Universite Montpellier II, Place Eugène Bataillon CC 064 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France Center for Macroecology Evolution and Climate at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Gene 531:388-97. 2013

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Systematic placement of an enigmatic Southeast Asian taxon Eupetes macrocerus and implications for the biogeography of a main songbird radiation, the Passerida
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Biol Lett 3:323-6. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Polyphyletic origin of toxic Pitohui birds suggests widespread occurrence of toxicity in corvoid birds
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Biol Lett 4:71-4. 2008
    ..Variability in toxicity levels further suggests that the main function of the toxin is that of a deterrent against ectoparasites and bacterial infection rather than being a defence against predators as initially proposed...
  3. doi request reprint Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea: evidence from the Campephagidae and other Crown Corvida (Aves)
    Knud A Jønsson
    Vertebrate Department, Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:221-36. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the study reveals that in the Campephagidae a complex series of dispersal events rather than vicariance is the most likely explanation for the current biogeographic pattern in the region...
  4. doi request reprint Systematics and biogeography of Indo-Pacific ground-doves
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate at Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 59:538-43. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Ecological and evolutionary determinants for the adaptive radiation of the Madagascan vangas
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:6620-5. 2012
    ..Morphological space bears a close relationship to diet, substrate use, and foraging movements, and thus our results demonstrate the great extent of the evolutionary diversification of the Madagascan vangas...
  6. pmc Brains, tools, innovation and biogeography in crows and ravens
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology Evolution and Climate at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    BMC Evol Biol 12:72. 2012
    ..The 40 Corvus species have also been successful dispersers and are distributed on most continents and in remote archipelagos...
  7. pmc An unexpectedly long history of sexual selection in birds-of-paradise
    Martin Irestedt
    Molecular Systematics Laboratory, Swedish Museum of Natural History, PO Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 9:235. 2009
    ..We use this to assess if the rates of the evolution of sexually selected traits and speciation have been excessively high within the birds-of-paradise, as well as to re-interpret biogeographical patterns in the group...
  8. doi request reprint Response to Comment on "An update of Wallace's zoogeographic regions of the world"
    Ben G Holt
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Science 341:343. 2013
    ..Their suggested distinction between "transition zones" and biogeographic regions is worthy of further investigation but is thus far unsubstantiated. ..
  9. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of Chloropseidae and Irenidae - cryptic species and biogeography
    Maria Moltesen
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:903-14. 2012
    ..The results indicate that the Philippines were colonised in the Pliocene and that colonisation probably progressed via the Sulu islands from Borneo and not via Palawan, which was first colonised in the Pleistocene...
  10. doi request reprint Jumping and gliding rodents: mitogenomic affinities of Pedetidae and Anomaluridae deduced from an RNA-Seq approach
    Pierre Henri Fabre
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution ISEM, UMR 5554 UM2 CNRS IRD, Universite Montpellier II, Place Eugène Bataillon CC 064 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France Center for Macroecology Evolution and Climate at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken, 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Gene 531:388-97. 2013
    ..Our study demonstrates the utility of NGS for obtaining new mitochondrial genomes as well as the importance of choosing adequate models of sequence evolution to infer the phylogeny of rodents...
  11. doi request reprint An update of Wallace's zoogeographic regions of the world
    Ben G Holt
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Science 339:74-8. 2013
    ..We further show that the integration of phylogenetic information provides valuable insight on historical relationships among regions, permitting the identification of evolutionarily unique regions of the world...
  12. doi request reprint Diversification and biogeographic patterns in four island radiations of passerine birds
    Susanne A Fritz
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 København Ø, Denmark
    Evolution 66:179-90. 2012
    ..Alternatively, increasing extinction rates may have obscured declining speciation rates in those three phylogenies...
  13. pmc Major global radiation of corvoid birds originated in the proto-Papuan archipelago
    Knud A Jønsson
    Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:2328-33. 2011
    ..The archipelago evidently provided islands of the right size, number, and proximity to continental areas to support the adaptation and diversification of vagile colonizers that went on to increase avian diversity on a global scale...