Michael R Kearney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increased capacity for sustained locomotion at low temperature in parthenogenetic geckos of hybrid origin
    Michael Kearney
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 78:316-24. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Hybridization, glaciation and geographical parthenogenesis
    Michael Kearney
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:495-502. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Testing metabolic theories
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Am Nat 180:546-65. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Biomechanics meets the ecological niche: the importance of temporal data resolution
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:922-33. 2012
  5. pmc Early emergence in a butterfly causally linked to anthropogenic warming
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, School of Earth Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:674-7. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Stasipatric speciation: resurrecting a system to bury a hypothesis?
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Mol Ecol 18:3331-3. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Mechanistic niche modelling: combining physiological and spatial data to predict species' ranges
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Ecol Lett 12:334-50. 2009
  8. pmc The potential for behavioral thermoregulation to buffer "cold-blooded" animals against climate warming
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3835-40. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The evolution of sexual and parthenogenetic Warramaba: a window onto Plio-Pleistocene diversification processes in an arid biome
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:5257-75. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Waves of parthenogenesis in the desert: evidence for the parallel loss of sex in a grasshopper and a gecko from Australia
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 15:1743-8. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Increased capacity for sustained locomotion at low temperature in parthenogenetic geckos of hybrid origin
    Michael Kearney
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Physiol Biochem Zool 78:316-24. 2005
    ..This result is opposite of that found in prior studies of parthenogenetic teiid lizards (genus Cnemidophorus) and highlights the idiosyncratic nature of phenotypic evolution in parthenogens of hybrid origin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hybridization, glaciation and geographical parthenogenesis
    Michael Kearney
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:495-502. 2005
    ..In this context, geographical parthenogenesis might tell us more about the role of hybridization in evolution than about the role of sex...
  3. doi request reprint Testing metabolic theories
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Am Nat 180:546-65. 2012
    ..Much empirical work designed specifically with DEB and WBE theory in mind is required before any consensus can be reached on the appropriate theoretical basis for a metabolic theory of ecology...
  4. doi request reprint Biomechanics meets the ecological niche: the importance of temporal data resolution
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Exp Biol 215:922-33. 2012
    ..However, coarser-resolution data (long-term monthly averages) can be appropriate for mechanistic studies of climatic constraints on distribution and abundance limits in thermoregulating species at broad spatial scales...
  5. pmc Early emergence in a butterfly causally linked to anthropogenic warming
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, School of Earth Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Biol Lett 6:674-7. 2010
    ..merope to anthropogenic warming. Such mechanistic analyses of phenological responses to climate improve our ability to forecast future climate change impacts on biodiversity...
  6. doi request reprint Stasipatric speciation: resurrecting a system to bury a hypothesis?
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Mol Ecol 18:3331-3. 2009
    ..2009a, 2007) and in this issue they have applied modern molecular-based techniques to reassess the validity of the stasipatric speciation model for this historically important group (Kawakami et al. 2009b)...
  7. doi request reprint Mechanistic niche modelling: combining physiological and spatial data to predict species' ranges
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Ecol Lett 12:334-50. 2009
    ..As physiological knowledge becomes better integrated into SDMs, we will make more robust predictions of range shifts in novel or non-equilibrium contexts such as invasions, translocations, climate change and evolutionary shifts...
  8. pmc The potential for behavioral thermoregulation to buffer "cold-blooded" animals against climate warming
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3835-40. 2009
    ..This methodology allows quantitative organism- and habitat-specific assessments of climate change impacts...
  9. doi request reprint The evolution of sexual and parthenogenetic Warramaba: a window onto Plio-Pleistocene diversification processes in an arid biome
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 17:5257-75. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Waves of parthenogenesis in the desert: evidence for the parallel loss of sex in a grasshopper and a gecko from Australia
    Michael Kearney
    Department of Zoology, Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 15:1743-8. 2006
    ..In each species, parthenogenesis evolved twice and appears to have expanded in parallel waves across the desert, suggesting a highly general selective force against sex...
  11. doi request reprint Determinants of inter-specific variation in basal metabolic rate
    Craig R White
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
    J Comp Physiol B 183:1-26. 2013
    ..Here we review explanations for size-related and mass-independent variation in the BMR of animals, and suggest ways that the various explanations can be evaluated and integrated...
  12. doi request reprint Reconciling theories for metabolic scaling
    James L Maino
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, 3010, Australia
    J Anim Ecol 83:20-9. 2014
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  13. doi request reprint A manipulative test of competing theories for metabolic scaling
    Craig R White
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Am Nat 178:746-54. 2011
    ..Uniquely, this model predicts the absolute value of B, emphasizes that there is no single scaling exponent of B, and demonstrates that a single model can explain the variation in B seen in nature...
  14. pmc Tree-hugging koalas demonstrate a novel thermoregulatory mechanism for arboreal mammals
    Natalie J Briscoe
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Biol Lett 10:. 2014
    ..Our results highlight the important role of tree trunks as aboveground 'heat sinks', providing cool local microenvironments not only for koalas, but also for all tree-dwelling species. ..
  15. pmc Excluding access to invasion hubs can contain the spread of an invasive vertebrate
    Daniel Florance
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2900-8. 2011
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  16. doi request reprint Unpacking the mechanisms captured by a correlative species distribution model to improve predictions of climate refugia
    Natalie J Briscoe
    School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, 3010, Australia
    Glob Chang Biol 22:2425-39. 2016
    ..By unpacking the mechanisms captured by correlative SDMs, we can increase our certainty in forecasts of climate change impacts on species. ..
  17. pmc Testing mechanistic models of growth in insects
    James L Maino
    School of Biosciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 282:. 2015
    ..Our findings illustrate how the explanatory and predictive power of mechanistic growth models comes from their grounding in underlying biological processes. ..
  18. doi request reprint Mechanistic models for predicting insect responses to climate change
    James L Maino
    School of Biosciences, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Curr Opin Insect Sci 17:81-86. 2016
    ..We emphasise how such a holistic perspective will provide increasingly robust insights into how insects adapt and respond to changing climates...
  19. doi request reprint Morphology and burrowing energetics of semi-fossorial skinks (Liopholis spp.)
    Nicholas C Wu
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Exp Biol 218:2416-26. 2015
    ..We conclude that the morphological specialisations of burrowing skinks allow them to construct relatively narrow burrows, thereby reducing NCOB and the total cost of constructing their burrow retreats. ..
  20. pmc Microclim: Global estimates of hourly microclimate based on long-term monthly climate averages
    Michael R Kearney
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Sci Data 1:140006. 2014
    ..These data are suitable for deriving biophysical estimates of the heat, water and activity budgets of terrestrial organisms. ..
  21. doi request reprint Ontogenetic and interspecific metabolic scaling in insects
    James L Maino
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Am Nat 184:695-701. 2014
    ..The ability to explain ontogenetic and interspecific metabolic scaling effects under one consistent framework suggests that the partitioning of biomass into reserve and structure is a necessary foundation to a general metabolic theory...
  22. doi request reprint Metabolic scaling in animals: methods, empirical results, and theoretical explanations
    Craig R White
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Compr Physiol 4:231-56. 2014
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