Kenneth H Kozak

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of ecomorphological divergence, community structure, and diversification rates in dusky salamanders (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus)
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Evolution 59:2000-16. 2005
  2. pmc Rapid lineage accumulation in a non-adaptive radiation: phylogenetic analysis of diversification rates in eastern North American woodland salamanders (Plethodontidae: Plethodon)
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:539-46. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Does niche conservatism promote speciation? A case study in North American salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Evolution 60:2604-21. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Integrating GIS-based environmental data into evolutionary biology
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:141-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The merging of community ecology and phylogenetic biology
    Jeannine Cavender-Bares
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:693-715. 2009
  6. pmc The importance of comparative phylogeography in diagnosing introduced species: a lesson from the seal salamander, Desmognathus monticola
    Ronald M Bonett
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Ecol 7:7. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Accelerated rates of climatic-niche evolution underlie rapid species diversification
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:1378-89. 2010
  8. pmc Climatic zonation drives latitudinal variation in speciation mechanisms
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2995-3003. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Niche conservatism drives elevational diversity patterns in Appalachian salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Am Nat 176:40-54. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Can parallel diversification occur in sympatry? Repeated patterns of body-size evolution in coexisting clades of North American salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 63:1769-84. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of ecomorphological divergence, community structure, and diversification rates in dusky salamanders (Plethodontidae: Desmognathus)
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Evolution 59:2000-16. 2005
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  2. pmc Rapid lineage accumulation in a non-adaptive radiation: phylogenetic analysis of diversification rates in eastern North American woodland salamanders (Plethodontidae: Plethodon)
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:539-46. 2006
    ..Rapid diversification among lineages exhibiting long-term maintenance of their bioclimatic niche requirements is an under-appreciated phenomenon driving the build-up of species richness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does niche conservatism promote speciation? A case study in North American salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Evolution 60:2604-21. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate that even the relatively subtle climatic differences between montane and lowland habitats in eastern North America may play a key role in the origin of new species...
  4. doi request reprint Integrating GIS-based environmental data into evolutionary biology
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:141-8. 2008
    ..Here, we describe how the integration of GIS-based environmental data, along with new spatial tools, can transform evolutionary studies and reveal new insights into the ecological causes of evolutionary patterns...
  5. doi request reprint The merging of community ecology and phylogenetic biology
    Jeannine Cavender-Bares
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:693-715. 2009
    ..Harnessing phylogenetic information to understand and forecast changes in diversity and dynamics of communities is a critical step in managing and restoring the Earth's biota in a time of rapid global change...
  6. pmc The importance of comparative phylogeography in diagnosing introduced species: a lesson from the seal salamander, Desmognathus monticola
    Ronald M Bonett
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Ecol 7:7. 2007
    ..Using Nested Clade Analysis (NCA) we test whether the Ozark isolate results from population fragmentation (a natural relict) or long distance dispersal (a human-mediated introduction)...
  7. doi request reprint Accelerated rates of climatic-niche evolution underlie rapid species diversification
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:1378-89. 2010
    ..Finally, these results indicate that evolutionary conservatism in climatic niches may be influenced by interactions between species and clades, rather than physiological tolerances alone...
  8. pmc Climatic zonation drives latitudinal variation in speciation mechanisms
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2995-3003. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Niche conservatism drives elevational diversity patterns in Appalachian salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Am Nat 176:40-54. 2010
    ..The results also suggest that montane biotas may harbor high levels of both species diversity and phylogenetic diversity but may be particularly susceptible to rapid climate change...
  10. doi request reprint Can parallel diversification occur in sympatry? Repeated patterns of body-size evolution in coexisting clades of North American salamanders
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Bell Museum of Natural History and Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 63:1769-84. 2009
    ..Although parallel diversification of sympatric clades may seem counterintuitive, we discuss several ecological and evolutionary factors that may allow the phenomenon to occur...
  11. doi request reprint How is the rate of climatic-niche evolution related to climatic-niche breadth?
    M Caitlin Fisher-Reid
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Evolution 66:3836-51. 2012
    ..In summary, our results show that narrower niche breadths are not necessarily associated with faster rates of niche evolution...
  12. doi request reprint Diversity and niche evolution along aridity gradients in north american lizards (phrynosomatidae)
    John J Wiens
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, AZ 85721, USA
    Evolution 67:1715-28. 2013
    ..In summary, phrynosomatids offer a counterexample to the idea that arid regions are inhabited by a small number of recent and highly specialized lineages...
  13. pmc Recent range-wide demographic expansion in a Taiwan endemic montane bird, Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii)
    Bailey D McKay
    Bell Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 10:71. 2010
    ..We used mitochondrial DNA sequences and nuclear microsatellites to test whether the evolutionary history of an endemic montane bird, Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii), fit the general vicariant paradigm for a montane organism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gene lineages and eastern North American palaeodrainage basins: phylogeography and speciation in salamanders of the Eurycea bislineata species complex
    Kenneth H Kozak
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Mol Ecol 15:191-207. 2006
    ....