Peter J Mayhew

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Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Shifts in hexapod diversification and what Haldane could have said
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:969-74. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Why are there so many insect species? Perspectives from fossils and phylogenies
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, PO Box 373, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 82:425-54. 2007
  3. pmc A long-term association between global temperature and biodiversity, origination and extinction in the fossil record
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:47-53. 2008
  4. pmc Biodiversity tracks temperature over time
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15141-5. 2012
  5. pmc Many hexapod groups originated earlier and withstood extinction events better than previously realized: inferences from supertrees
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1597-606. 2010
  6. pmc Fossil gaps inferred from phylogenies alter the apparent nature of diversification in dragonflies and their relatives
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:252. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The response of avian feeding guilds to tropical forest disturbance
    Michael A Gray
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 21:133-41. 2007
  8. pmc Phylogenetic analyses suggest that diversification and body size evolution are independent in insects
    James L Rainford
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 16:8. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of vegetation surrogates for parasitoid wasps in reserve selection
    Sally E M Fraser
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 23:142-50. 2009
  10. pmc Changes to the Fossil Record of Insects through Fifteen Years of Discovery
    David B Nicholson
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom Department of Natural Sciences, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128554. 2015

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Publications17

  1. pmc Shifts in hexapod diversification and what Haldane could have said
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:969-74. 2002
    ..Simultaneous, hence probable causative events are discussed, of which the origin of wing flexion has been the focus of much attention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why are there so many insect species? Perspectives from fossils and phylogenies
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, PO Box 373, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 82:425-54. 2007
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  3. pmc A long-term association between global temperature and biodiversity, origination and extinction in the fossil record
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:47-53. 2008
    ..Our findings may have implications for extinction and biodiversity change under future climate warming...
  4. pmc Biodiversity tracks temperature over time
    Peter J Mayhew
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15141-5. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest a convergence of global scale macroevolutionary and macroecological patterns for the biodiversity-temperature relationship...
  5. pmc Many hexapod groups originated earlier and withstood extinction events better than previously realized: inferences from supertrees
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1597-606. 2010
    ..Our study shows how combining fossil with phylogenetic information can improve macroevolutionary inferences...
  6. pmc Fossil gaps inferred from phylogenies alter the apparent nature of diversification in dragonflies and their relatives
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 11:252. 2011
    ..We then test whether equilibrial or expansionist models are supported by fossil data alone, and whether findings differ when phylogenetic information is used to infer gaps in the fossil record...
  7. ncbi request reprint The response of avian feeding guilds to tropical forest disturbance
    Michael A Gray
    Department of Biology Area 18, University of York, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 21:133-41. 2007
    ..Overall, general patterns governed the responses of species to habitat disturbance, and the differential responses of guilds suggested that disturbance affects trophic organization and thus ecosystem functioning...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic analyses suggest that diversification and body size evolution are independent in insects
    James L Rainford
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 16:8. 2016
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of vegetation surrogates for parasitoid wasps in reserve selection
    Sally E M Fraser
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 23:142-50. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that vegetation data as a surrogate for species richness could prove an informative tool in parasitoid conservation, but further work is needed to test how broadly applicable these indicators may be...
  10. pmc Changes to the Fossil Record of Insects through Fifteen Years of Discovery
    David B Nicholson
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom Department of Natural Sciences, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0128554. 2015
    ..These changes suggest that some inferences about causal mechanisms in insect macroevolution are likely to differ as well. ..
  11. doi request reprint Diet Evolution and Clade Richness in Hexapoda: A Phylogenetic Study of Higher Taxa
    James L Rainford
    Department of Biology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 186:777-91. 2015
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  12. pmc Phylogenetic distribution of extant richness suggests metamorphosis is a key innovation driving diversification in insects
    James L Rainford
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e109085. 2014
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  13. pmc The origins of species richness in the Hymenoptera: insights from a family-level supertree
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 10:109. 2010
    ..We used sister-group species-richness comparisons to infer the phylogenetic position of shifts in diversification...
  14. doi request reprint Community structure in ichneumonid parasitoids at different spatial scales
    Sally E M Fraser
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    Oecologia 157:521-30. 2008
    ..Our results show, through the fit of mechanistic niche-apportionment models, that the processes that may structure ichneumonid parasitoid assemblages are not consistent across taxa and spatial scales...
  15. pmc Small body size in an insect shifts development, prior to adult eclosion, towards early reproduction
    Ashley D Thorne
    Department of Biology, Area 18, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1099-103. 2006
    ..These findings are likely to have important implications for developmental biologists and population biologists...
  16. ncbi request reprint Competitive interactions between parasitoid larvae and the evolution of gregarious development
    John J Pexton
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, YO10 5 YW, York, UK
    Oecologia 141:179-90. 2004
    ..The observed outcome of interspecific competition offers evidence, with respect to this subfamily, in favour of the new models (searching vs non-searching phenotypes)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular evolutionary convergence of the flight muscle protein arthrin in Diptera and hemiptera
    Stephan Schmitz
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 20:2019-33. 2003
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