Kathryn R Elmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid sympatric ecological differentiation of crater lake cichlid fishes within historic times
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Biol 8:60. 2010
  2. pmc Cryptic diversity and deep divergence in an upper Amazonian leaflitter frog, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 7:247. 2007
  3. pmc Local variation and parallel evolution: morphological and genetic diversity across a species complex of neotropical crater lake cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1763-82. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Crater lake colonization by neotropical cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Department of Biology, Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Evolution 67:281-8. 2013
  5. pmc Genomics of adaptation and speciation in cichlid fishes: recent advances and analyses in African and Neotropical lineages
    Shaohua Fan
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:385-94. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Multi-gene phylogeny of Madagascar's plated lizards, Zonosaurus and Tracheloptychus (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae)
    Hans Recknagel
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1215-21. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation without borders?
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:1991-3. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptation in the age of ecological genomics: insights from parallelism and convergence
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitätstraβe 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:298-306. 2011
  9. pmc Pleistocene desiccation in East Africa bottlenecked but did not extirpate the adaptive radiation of Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13404-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Genomic signatures of divergent selection and speciation patterns in a 'natural experiment', the young parallel radiations of Nicaraguan crater lake cichlid fishes
    Andreas F Kautt
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457, Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 21:4770-86. 2012

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Rapid sympatric ecological differentiation of crater lake cichlid fishes within historic times
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    BMC Biol 8:60. 2010
    ..Here we test the associated ecological, morphological and genetic diversification of these two morphs and their potential to represent incipient speciation...
  2. pmc Cryptic diversity and deep divergence in an upper Amazonian leaflitter frog, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 7:247. 2007
    ..Our extensive phylogeographic survey thus assesses the spatial distribution of E. ockendeni genetic diversity across eastern Ecuador...
  3. pmc Local variation and parallel evolution: morphological and genetic diversity across a species complex of neotropical crater lake cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1763-82. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Crater lake colonization by neotropical cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Department of Biology, Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Evolution 67:281-8. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Genomics of adaptation and speciation in cichlid fishes: recent advances and analyses in African and Neotropical lineages
    Shaohua Fan
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:385-94. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Multi-gene phylogeny of Madagascar's plated lizards, Zonosaurus and Tracheloptychus (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae)
    Hans Recknagel
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1215-21. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation without borders?
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 19:1991-3. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptation in the age of ecological genomics: insights from parallelism and convergence
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitätstraβe 10, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:298-306. 2011
    ..Ultimately, this framework may illuminate the ecological conditions, evolutionary histories and genetic architectures that result in recurrent phenotypes and rapid adaptation...
  9. pmc Pleistocene desiccation in East Africa bottlenecked but did not extirpate the adaptive radiation of Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fishes
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:13404-9. 2009
    ..This degree of polymorphism might have acted as a "genetic reservoir" that permitted the explosive radiation of hundreds of haplochromines and their array of contemporary adaptive morphologies...
  10. doi request reprint Genomic signatures of divergent selection and speciation patterns in a 'natural experiment', the young parallel radiations of Nicaraguan crater lake cichlid fishes
    Andreas F Kautt
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatsstrasse 10, 78457, Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 21:4770-86. 2012
    ..A phylogeny based on the AFLP data clearly supports the monophyly of both crater lake species flocks and indicates a parallel branching order with a primary split along the limnetic-benthic axis in both radiations...
  11. doi request reprint Parsing parallel evolution: ecological divergence and differential gene expression in the adaptive radiations of thick-lipped Midas cichlid fishes from Nicaragua
    Tereza Manousaki
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Mol Ecol 22:650-69. 2013
    ..g. jaw size and shape, stable isotopes). Taken together, this case of parallelism among thick- and thin-lipped cichlids shows a mosaic pattern of parallel and nonparallel evolution...
  12. ncbi request reprint Color assortative mating contributes to sympatric divergence of neotropical cichlid fish
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    Evolution 63:2750-7. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that sexual selection through color assortative mating may play an important role in incipient sympatric speciation in Midas cichlids of Nicaragua...
  13. pmc A hybrid genetic linkage map of two ecologically and morphologically divergent Midas cichlid fishes (Amphilophus spp.) obtained by massively parallel DNA sequencing (ddRADSeq)
    Hans Recknagel
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
    G3 (Bethesda) 3:65-74. 2013
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Positive Darwinian selection drives the evolution of the morphology-related gene, EPCAM, in particularly species-rich lineages of African cichlid fishes
    Shaohua Fan
    Lehrstuhl fur Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Department of Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitatstrasse 10, 78457 Constance, Germany
    J Mol Evol 73:1-9. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that functional changes promoted by positive Darwinian selection are widespread in the EPCAM gene during African cichlid evolution...
  15. pmc Early Miocene origin and cryptic diversification of South American salamanders
    Kathryn R Elmer
    Department of Biology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 13:59. 2013
    ..We also estimated time of colonization of South America to test whether it is consistent with arrival via the Panamanian Isthmus, or land bridge connection, at its traditionally assumed age of 3 million years...