T Jonathan Davies

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quaternary climate change and the geographic ranges of mammals
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Am Nat 174:297-307. 2009
  2. pmc Phylogeny and geography predict pathogen community similarity in wild primates and humans
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1695-701. 2008
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversity
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11556-63. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Neutral biodiversity theory can explain the imbalance of phylogenetic trees but not the tempo of their diversification
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Evolution 65:1841-50. 2011
  5. pmc Extinction risk and diversification are linked in a plant biodiversity hotspot
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 9:e1000620. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Global variation in diversification rates of flowering plants: energy vs. climate change
    Roland Jansson
    Landscape Ecology Group, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 11:173-83. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Species co-existence and character divergence across carnivores
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:146-52. 2007
  9. pmc Phylogeny can make the mid-domain effect an inappropriate null model
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 1:143-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates
    Richard Grenyer
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Nature 444:93-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Quaternary climate change and the geographic ranges of mammals
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Am Nat 174:297-307. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Phylogeny and geography predict pathogen community similarity in wild primates and humans
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1695-701. 2008
    ..For humans, this means we share a higher proportion of pathogens with the great apes, including chimpanzees and gorillas, because these species are our closest relatives...
  3. pmc Colloquium paper: phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversity
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11556-63. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Neutral biodiversity theory can explain the imbalance of phylogenetic trees but not the tempo of their diversification
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Evolution 65:1841-50. 2011
    ..We suggest that population-level processes might therefore help explain the asymmetry of phylogenetic trees, but that tree shape might mislead estimates of evolutionary rates unless the diversification process is modeled explicitly...
  5. pmc Extinction risk and diversification are linked in a plant biodiversity hotspot
    T Jonathan Davies
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 9:e1000620. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Global variation in diversification rates of flowering plants: energy vs. climate change
    Roland Jansson
    Landscape Ecology Group, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 11:173-83. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
    ..We should be able to use PD to identify those key regions that maximize future options, both for the continuing evolution of life on Earth and for the benefit of society...
  8. ncbi request reprint Species co-existence and character divergence across carnivores
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Ecol Lett 10:146-52. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Phylogeny can make the mid-domain effect an inappropriate null model
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Biol Lett 1:143-6. 2005
    ..We suggest that the MDE is an appropriate ecological null model only when phylogenetic influence on range location is demonstrably low or non-existent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates
    Richard Grenyer
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, USA
    Nature 444:93-6. 2006
    ..Instead, priority areas for biodiversity conservation must be based on high-resolution data from multiple taxa...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary ecology: when relatives cannot live together
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, Gilmer Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
    Curr Biol 16:R645-7. 2006
    ..A phylogenetic analysis of sedges indicates that competitive exclusion may inhibit co-occurrence among closely related species, but not among more distant relatives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neutral theory, phylogenies, and the relationship between phenotypic change and evolutionary rates
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22904, USA
    Evolution 60:476-83. 2006
    ..These results may be explained by the idea that processes that affect general evolutionary rates, such as body size, may also be expected to influence rates of morphological change...
  13. ncbi request reprint Environment, area, and diversification in the species-rich flowering plant family Iridaceae
    T Jonathan Davies
    Division of Biology and Natural Environmental Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 166:418-25. 2005
    ..One possible explanation is that the interaction between biological traits and environment resulted in the unusually high diversification rates in the region...
  14. pmc Environmental causes for plant biodiversity gradients
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Sciences and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1645-56. 2004
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  15. pmc Environmental energy and evolutionary rates in flowering plants
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Scienes and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, London Ascot SL7 7PUY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2195-200. 2004
    ..Energy has strong, but independent effects on both species richness and molecular evolutionary rates...
  16. pmc Darwin's abominable mystery: Insights from a supertree of the angiosperms
    T Jonathan Davies
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:1904-9. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Is cladogenesis heritable?
    Vincent Savolainen
    Molecular Systematics Section, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew TW9 3DS, UK
    Syst Biol 51:835-43. 2002
    ..Heritability of cladogenesis may be a general phenomenon, detectable across a large number of lineages and a broad range of taxa...