David B Wake

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Colloquium paper: are we in the midst of the sixth mass extinction? A view from the world of amphibians
    David B Wake
    Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11466-73. 2008
  2. 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
  3. pmc Deep divergences and extensive phylogeographic structure in a clade of lowland tropical salamanders
    Sean M Rovito
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 12:255. 2012
  4. pmc Ring distributions leading to species formation: a global topographic analysis of geographic barriers associated with ring species
    William B Monahan
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Biol 10:20. 2012
  5. pmc Predictors for reproductive isolation in a ring species complex following genetic and ecological divergence
    Ricardo J Pereira
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:194. 2011
  6. pmc Climate change implicated in amphibian and lizard declines
    David B Wake
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8201-2. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Strong selection against hybrids at a hybrid zone in the Ensatina ring species complex and its evolutionary implications
    João Alexandrino
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, 3101 Valley Life Science Building 3160, Berkeley, California 94720 3160, USA
    Evolution 59:1334-47. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Pronounced phylogeographic structure on a small spatial scale: geomorphological evolution and lineage history in the salamander ring species Ensatina eschscholtzii in central coastal California
    Shawn R Kuchta
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:240-55. 2009
  9. pmc Rapid diversification and dispersal during periods of global warming by plethodontid salamanders
    David R Vieites
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19903-7. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Genetic leakage after adaptive and nonadaptive divergence in the Ensatina eschscholtzii ring species
    Ricardo J Pereira
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Evolution 63:2288-301. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Colloquium paper: are we in the midst of the sixth mass extinction? A view from the world of amphibians
    David B Wake
    Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11466-73. 2008
    ..A general message from amphibians is that we may have little time to stave off a potential mass extinction...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Deep divergences and extensive phylogeographic structure in a clade of lowland tropical salamanders
    Sean M Rovito
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 12:255. 2012
    ..We compare our results to those for other taxa to determine if historical events impacted different species in a similar manner...
  4. pmc Ring distributions leading to species formation: a global topographic analysis of geographic barriers associated with ring species
    William B Monahan
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    BMC Biol 10:20. 2012
    ..We developed a topographic model to evaluate whether the geographic barriers that favor processes leading to ring species are common or rare, and to predict where other candidate ring barriers might be found...
  5. pmc Predictors for reproductive isolation in a ring species complex following genetic and ecological divergence
    Ricardo J Pereira
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:194. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Climate change implicated in amphibian and lizard declines
    David B Wake
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8201-2. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Strong selection against hybrids at a hybrid zone in the Ensatina ring species complex and its evolutionary implications
    João Alexandrino
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, 3101 Valley Life Science Building 3160, Berkeley, California 94720 3160, USA
    Evolution 59:1334-47. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Pronounced phylogeographic structure on a small spatial scale: geomorphological evolution and lineage history in the salamander ring species Ensatina eschscholtzii in central coastal California
    Shawn R Kuchta
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:240-55. 2009
    ..We conclude that such striking levels of phylogeographic structure reflect interspersed episodes of spatial fragmentation, in part driven by the complex geomorphological evolution of the California Coast Range system...
  9. pmc Rapid diversification and dispersal during periods of global warming by plethodontid salamanders
    David R Vieites
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:19903-7. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Genetic leakage after adaptive and nonadaptive divergence in the Ensatina eschscholtzii ring species
    Ricardo J Pereira
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Evolution 63:2288-301. 2009
    ..Diversification and consequent genetic interactions in Ensatina reveal a continuum between populations, ecological races, and species, where polytypic traits and high genetic differentiation are maintained without reproductive isolation...
  11. doi request reprint Comparative skull osteology of Karsenia koreana (Amphibia, Caudata, Plethodontidae)
    David Buckley
    Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3140, USA
    J Morphol 271:533-58. 2010
    ..Our analysis of the anatomy of the new Asiatic lineage illuminates some potential mechanisms underlying adaptive morphological evolution within the Plethodontidae...
  12. pmc Morphological homoplasy, life history evolution, and historical biogeography of plethodontid salamanders inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Rachel Lockridge Mueller
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13820-5. 2004
    ..In addition, they suggest surprising evolutionary lability in traits previously interpreted to be conservative...
  13. doi request reprint Higher-level salamander relationships and divergence dates inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Peng Zhang
    Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:492-508. 2009
    ..A likelihood-based ancestral area reconstruction analysis favors a distribution throughout Laurasia in the Early Jurassic for the common ancestor of all living salamanders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evolution of mitochondrial relationships and biogeography of Palearctic green toads (Bufo viridis subgroup) with insights in their genomic plasticity
    Matthias Stöck
    Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology MVZ, University of California Berkeley, 3101 Valley of Life Sciences Building 3160, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:663-89. 2006
    ..surdus) and earliest fossils occur in Asia. We delineate ranges, contact and hybrid zones. Phylogeography, including one of the first non-avian datasets from Central Asian high mountains, reflects Quaternary climate and glaciation...
  15. doi request reprint Phylogeny and biogeography of the family Salamandridae (Amphibia: Caudata) inferred from complete mitochondrial genomes
    Peng Zhang
    Department of Integrative Biology, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:586-97. 2008
    ..Ancestors of Asian salamandrids most probably dispersed to the eastern Asia from Europe, after withdrawal of the Turgai Sea ( approximately 29Ma)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Extreme population subdivision throughout a continuous range: phylogeography of Batrachoseps attenuatus (Caudata: Plethodontidae) in western North America
    Iñigo Martínez-Solano
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, 3101 VLSB, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:4335-55. 2007
    ....
  17. pmc Developmental processes underlying the evolution of a derived foot morphology in salamanders
    Martin Jaekel
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20437-42. 2007
    ..The new foot morphology therefore evolves repeatedly, even in the apparent absence of a direct selective advantage...
  18. pmc Dramatic declines in neotropical salamander populations are an important part of the global amphibian crisis
    Sean M Rovito
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3160, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3231-6. 2009
    ..Our results highlight the urgent need to document and understand Neotropical salamander declines as part of the larger effort to conserve global amphibian diversity...
  19. doi request reprint Cytogenetic analysis of the Asian plethodontid salamander, Karsenia koreana: evidence for karyotypic conservation, chromosome repatterning, and genome size evolution
    Stanley K Sessions
    Department of Biology, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, 13820, USA
    Chromosome Res 16:563-74. 2008
    ..The biological significance of these cytogenetic characteristics of plethodontid salamanders is discussed within an evolutionary context...
  20. pmc Phylogenetic history underlies elevational biodiversity patterns in tropical salamanders
    John J Wiens
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5245, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:919-28. 2007
    ..This pattern may be widespread and suggests that mid-elevation habitats may not only harbour more species, but may also contain more phylogenetic diversity than other habitats within a region...
  21. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic lineages and species comparisons in conservation analyses: a case study of california herpetofauna
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Box 870345, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am Nat 167:655-66. 2006
    ..Several areas of very high conservation value for lineages were not evident in the species-level analysis. These observations illustrate the importance of considering multiple levels of biodiversity in conservation assessments...
  22. pmc Phylogeny, evolution, and biogeography of Asiatic Salamanders (Hynobiidae)
    Peng Zhang
    Key Laboratory of Gene Engineering of the Ministry of Education, State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou 510275, People s Republic of China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7360-5. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity. Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions
    Joseph R Mendelson
    Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
    Science 313:48. 2006
  24. ncbi request reprint Integrating historical and mechanistic biology enhances the study of adaptation
    Kellar Autumn
    Department of Biology, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon 97219 7899, USA
    Q Rev Biol 77:383-408. 2002
    ..In each of these examples, the dominant role of history, combined with organismal integration, makes ignoring history a risky proposition...