EVOLUTION ACROSS LATITUDE

BIOTIC VS ABIOTIC SELECTIVE PRESSURES

Rohwer, V.G., F. Bonier and P.R. Martin. 2015. Conflict between biotic and climatic selective pressures acting on an extended phenotype in a subarctic, but not temperate, environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 2015.1585.  link  dataset 


SEXUAL SELECTION

Bonier, F., C. Eikenaar, P.R. Martin and I.T. Moore. 2014. Extra-pair paternity rates vary with latitude and elevation in Emberizid sparrows. American Naturalist 183:54-61.  pdf  dataset 

Eikenaar, C., F. Bonier, P.R. Martin and I.T. Moore. 2013. High rates of extra-pair paternity in two equatorial populations of Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis. Journal of Avian Biology 178:53-63.  pdf



POPULATION DIVERGENCE

Danner, J.E., R.M. Danner, F. Bonier, P.R. Martin, T.W. Small and I.T. Moore. 2011. Female, but not male, tropical sparrows respond more strongly to the local song dialect: implications for population divergence. American Naturalist 178:53-63.  pdf  dataset 

Martin, P.R., F. Bonier, I.T. Moore and J.J. Tewksbury. 2009. Latitudinal variation in the asynchrony of seasons: implications for higher rates of population differentiation and speciation in the tropics. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 2:9-17.  link

Martin, P.R. and J.J. Tewksbury. 2008. Latitudinal variation in subspecific diversification of birds. Evolution  62:2775-2788.  pdf

 

Martin, P.R. and J.K. McKay. 2004. Latitudinal variation in genetic divergence of populations and the potential for future speciation. Evolution 58:938-945.  pdf

SPECIES INTERACTIONS & BODY SIZE

 

Bothwell, E., R. Montgomerie, S.C. Lougheed and P.R. Martin. 2015. Closely related species of birds differ more in body size when their ranges overlap — in warm, but not cool, climates. Evolution 69:1701-1712.  pdf  R code & dataset 

 

SPECIES INTERACTIONS & COLOUR PATTERN

Martin, P.R., R. Montgomerie and S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Rapid sympatry explains greater color pattern divergence in high latitude birds. Evolution 64:336-347.  pdf  dataset

THERMAL TOLERANCE

 

Crossman, C.A., V.G. Rohwer and P.R. Martin. 2011. Variation in the structure of bird nests between northern Manitoba and southeastern Ontario. PLOS ONE 6(4): e19086.  link  

 

Deutsch, C.A., J. J. Tewksbury, R.B. Huey, K.S. Sheldon, C.K. Ghalambor, D.C. Haak and P.R. Martin. 2008. Thermal tolerance, climate warming, and terrestrial ectotherms in the tropics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 105:6668-6672.  link 
 

Ghalambor, C., R.B. Huey, P.R. Martin, J.J. Tewksbury, and G. Wang. 2006. Are mountain passes higher in the tropics? Janzen's hypothesis revisited. Integrative and Comparative Biology 46:5-17.  pdf

 

LIFE HISTORY

 

Martin, T.E., P.R. Martin, C.R. Olson, B.J. Heidinger, and J.J. Fontaine. 2000. Parental care and clutch sizes in North and South American birds. Science 287:1482-1485.  pdf

MOULT

 

Bonier, F., P.R. Martin, T.W. Small, J.E. Danner, R.M. Danner, W.A. Nelson and I.T. Moore. 2018. Energetic costs and strategies of post-juvenal molt in an equatorial bird, the Rufous-collared Sparrows  (Zonotrichia capensis). Ornitología Neotropical 29:S19-S28.  pdf

Bonier, F., P.R. Martin, J.P. Jensen, L.K. Butler, M. Ramenofsky, and J.C. Wingfield. 2007. Premigratory life history stages of juvenile arctic birds: Costs, constraints, and trade-offs. Ecology 88:2729–2735.  pdf

TAXONOMIC RICHNESS

 

Martin, P.R., F. Bonier, and J.J. Tewksbury. 2007. Revisiting Jablonski (1993): Cladogenesis and range expansion explain latitudinal variation in taxonomic richness. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:930-936.  pdf

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