L Lacey Knowles

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Statistical phylogeography
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0088, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2623-35. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Tests of pleistocene speciation in montane grasshoppers (genus Melanoplus) from the sky islands of western North America
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 5245, USA
    Evolution 54:1337-48. 2000
  3. pmc Genealogical portraits of speciation in montane grasshoppers (genus Melanoplus) from the sky islands of the Rocky Mountains
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:319-24. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Did the pleistocene glaciations promote divergence? Tests of explicit refugial models in montane grasshopprers
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:691-701. 2001
  5. pmc Sexually antagonistic coevolution of a postmating-prezygotic reproductive character in desert Drosophila
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0088, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:8692-6. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Coupling genetic and ecological-niche models to examine how past population distributions contribute to divergence
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
    Curr Biol 17:940-6. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Maximum likelihood estimates of species trees: how accuracy of phylogenetic inference depends upon the divergence history and sampling design
    John E McCormack
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 58:501-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint What is the danger of the anomaly zone for empirical phylogenetics?
    Huateng Huang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 58:527-36. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of genetic drift during Pleistocene divergence as revealed by analyses of genomic variation
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:4023-32. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Exploring the population genetic consequences of the colonization process with spatio-temporally explicit models: insights from coupled ecological, demographic and genetic models in montane grasshoppers
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:3727-45. 2010

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Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Statistical phylogeography
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0088, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:2623-35. 2002
    ..We close with a discussion of some unresolved problems of current statistical phylogeographic methods to propose areas in need of future development...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tests of pleistocene speciation in montane grasshoppers (genus Melanoplus) from the sky islands of western North America
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 5245, USA
    Evolution 54:1337-48. 2000
    ..This suggests the rapidity of evolution of reproductive isolation may determine whether species divergences occurred during the Pleistocene glaciations...
  3. pmc Genealogical portraits of speciation in montane grasshoppers (genus Melanoplus) from the sky islands of the Rocky Mountains
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:319-24. 2001
    ..With respect to different models of Pleistocene divergence, the data do not support a model of founder-effect speciation but are compatible with divergence in allopatric refugia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Did the pleistocene glaciations promote divergence? Tests of explicit refugial models in montane grasshopprers
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Mol Ecol 10:691-701. 2001
    ..Thus, rather than inhibiting differentiation, the glaciations appear to have promoted population divergence in M. oregonensis, suggesting that they may have contributed to the radiation of Melanoplus species during the Pleistocene...
  5. pmc Sexually antagonistic coevolution of a postmating-prezygotic reproductive character in desert Drosophila
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0088, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:8692-6. 2001
    ..An association between the reaction mass and remating and oviposition behavior argues that divergence has been propelled by sexually antagonistic coevolution, and potentially has important implications for speciation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Coupling genetic and ecological-niche models to examine how past population distributions contribute to divergence
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
    Curr Biol 17:940-6. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Maximum likelihood estimates of species trees: how accuracy of phylogenetic inference depends upon the divergence history and sampling design
    John E McCormack
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 58:501-8. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint What is the danger of the anomaly zone for empirical phylogenetics?
    Huateng Huang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 58:527-36. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of genetic drift during Pleistocene divergence as revealed by analyses of genomic variation
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:4023-32. 2005
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Exploring the population genetic consequences of the colonization process with spatio-temporally explicit models: insights from coupled ecological, demographic and genetic models in montane grasshoppers
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:3727-45. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Tests of phenotypic and genetic concordance and their application to the conservation of Panamanian golden frogs (Anura, Bufonidae)
    Corinne L Richards
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:3119-33. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating a geographically explicit model of population divergence
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1109 Geddes Ave, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1079, USA
    Evolution 61:477-93. 2007
    ..The utility of these approaches, as well as the caveats and future improvements, for estimating population relationships and historical associations relevant to genetic analyses of geographically structured species are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating species phylogeny from gene-tree probabilities despite incomplete lineage sorting: an example from Melanoplus grasshoppers
    Bryan C Carstens
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 56:400-11. 2007
    ..This study represents a fundamental shift in how species relationships are estimated - the relationship between the gene trees and the species phylogeny is modeled probabilistically rather than equating gene trees with a species tree...
  14. ncbi request reprint Shifting distributions and speciation: species divergence during rapid climate change
    Bryan C Carstens
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 1109 Geddes Ave, Museum of Zoology, Room 1089, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:619-27. 2007
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  15. pmc Exploring the consequences of postmating-prezygotic interactions between the sexes
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S357-9. 2004
    ..This unexpected association challenges existing assumptions regarding the forces driving divergence of traits involved in mating...
  16. pmc Localized versus generalist phenotypes in a broadly distributed tropical mammal: how is intraspecific variation distributed across disparate environments?
    Diego F Alvarado-Serrano
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 13:160. 2013
    ..Specifically, we test if the species expresses a geographically unstructured, or generalist, phenotype throughout its range or if it shows geographically localized morphological differentiation across disparate environments...
  17. doi request reprint Full modeling versus summarizing gene-tree uncertainty: method choice and species-tree accuracy
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:501-9. 2012
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  18. pmc Conflict between direct and indirect benefits of female choice in desert Drosophila
    Elen Onealt
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Biol Lett 3:29-32. 2007
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  19. doi request reprint Why does a method that fails continue to be used?
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Evolution 62:2713-7. 2008
    ..What a method promises, as opposed to how it performs, must be considered separately when evaluating whether the method represents a valuable tool for historical inference...
  20. pmc Ecological selection as the cause and sexual differentiation as the consequence of species divergence?
    Elen Oneal
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, NY 48109, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122236. 2013
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  21. ncbi request reprint Delimiting species without monophyletic gene trees
    L Lacey Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 56:887-95. 2007
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  22. doi request reprint Calibrating divergence times on species trees versus gene trees: implications for speciation history of Aphelocoma jays
    John E McCormack
    Museum of Zoology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Evolution 65:184-202. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Intergenomic conflict revealed by patterns of sex-biased gene expression
    Tim Connallon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Trends Genet 21:495-9. 2005
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  24. doi request reprint Sources of error inherent in species-tree estimation: impact of mutational and coalescent effects on accuracy and implications for choosing among different methods
    Huateng Huang
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Syst Biol 59:573-83. 2010
    ..To the contrary, the performance of a method depends not only on the method per se but also on the compatibilities between the input genetic data and the method as determined by the relative impact of mutational and coalescent variance...
  25. pmc Recombination rate and protein evolution in yeast
    Tim Connallon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:235. 2007
    ..e. negative versus positive selection) produce opposing relationships between recombination rate and genetic divergence, and obscure patterns predicted by individual benefits of recombination...
  26. ncbi request reprint The burgeoning field of statistical phylogeography
    L L Knowles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    J Evol Biol 17:1-10. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, careful attention to the complexities of testing historical hypotheses and further theoretical developments are essential to improving the accuracy of our conclusions about a species' history...
  27. ncbi request reprint Widespread geographical distribution of mitochondrial haplotypes in rock-dwelling cichlid fishes from Lake Tanganyika
    A Meyer
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York, Stony Brook 11794 5245, USA
    Mol Ecol 5:341-50. 1996
    ..These findings emphasize that no single mechanism can be responsible for the formation of population structure, speciation, and the adaptive radiation of all cichlid fishes...
  28. doi request reprint Ecological niche models in phylogeographic studies: applications, advances and precautions
    Diego F Alvarado-Serrano
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol Resour 14:233-48. 2014
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  29. ncbi request reprint Does niche divergence accompany allopatric divergence in Aphelocoma jays as predicted under ecological speciation? Insights from tests with niche models
    John E McCormack
    Museum of Zoology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Evolution 64:1231-44. 2010
    ..These results do not support an ecological speciation model for Mexican Jay lineages because, in most cases, the allopatric environments they occupy are not significantly more divergent than expected under a null model...
  30. pmc The mechanisms of morph determination in the amphipod Jassa: implications for the evolution of alternative male phenotypes
    Josepha P Kurdziel
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1749-54. 2002
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  31. doi request reprint Disentangling the effects of historic vs. contemporary landscape structure on population genetic divergence
    A J Zellmer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:3593-602. 2009
    ..We discuss the implications of these results in the context of understanding the role of population demography in the adaptive variation observed in wood frog populations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlated evolution of multivariate traits: detecting co-divergence across multiple dimensions
    E J Márquez
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:2334-48. 2007
    ..Differences in the evolutionary trajectories among traits may relate to their varied roles during mating. The study emphasizes the importance of a multivariate framework for detecting macroevolutionary patterns of correlated change...
  33. doi request reprint Molecular evidence of a peripatric origin for two sympatric species of field crickets (Gryllus rubens and G. texensis) revealed from coalescent simulations and population genetic tests
    David A Gray
    Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330 8303, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:3836-55. 2008
    ..Specifically, the model highlights how that geographical partitioning of ancestral variation in the past may augment the selectively driven divergence of characters involved in the reproductive isolation of the species today...
  34. ncbi request reprint Museum specimens and phylogenies elucidate ecology's role in coevolutionary associations between mites and their bee hosts
    Pavel B Klimov
    University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1079, USA
    Evolution 61:1368-79. 2007
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  35. ncbi request reprint Evidence for overdominant selection maintaining X-linked fitness variation in Drosophila melanogaster
    Tim Connallon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Zoology, 2019 Natural Science Building, 830 North University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1048, USA
    Evolution 60:1445-53. 2006
    ..The importance of X-linked overdominant selection is discussed along with models of recurrent mutation and sexually antagonistic selection...
  36. ncbi request reprint Inferring phylogeny despite incomplete lineage sorting
    Wayne P Maddison
    Department of Zoology Research Centre, University of British Columbia, V6T 1Z4 Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Syst Biol 55:21-30. 2006
    ..Coalescence; divergence; population; speciation.]...