July 8, 2017

Recent Papers on Macroevolution

Though we like to think that readers check out the range of articles that appear in Am Nat, we also thought it would be helpful to organize papers posted ahead of print and in recent issues by topic. --Trish


The Evolution of Energetic Scaling across the Vertebrate Tree of Life

Josef C. Uyeda, Matthew W. Pennell, Eliot T. Miller, Rafael Maia, and Craig R. McClain

Natural History Note
Natural History Constrains the Macroevolution of Foot Morphology in European Plethodontid Salamanders

Dean C. Adams, Dana Korneisel, Morgan Young, and Annamaria Nistri
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugAdams.html

Countdown to 150, Open Access
A Modest Proposal for Unifying Macroevolution and Ecosystem Ecology
Matthew W. Pennell and Mary I. O’Connor

Open Access, Synthesis
The Case of the Missing Ancient Fungal Polyploids
Matthew A. Campbell, Austen R. D. Ganley, Toni Gabaldón, and Murray P. Cox
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecCampbell.html

Micro- and Macroevolutionary Trade-Offs in Plant-Feeding Insects
Daniel A. Peterson,, Nate B. Hardy, and Benjamin B. Normark
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecPeterson.html

Impacts of Niche Breadth and Dispersal Ability on Macroevolutionary Patterns
Huijie Qiao, Erin E. Saupe, Jorge Soberón, A. Townsend Peterson, and Corinne E. Myers
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugQiao.html

Open Access
Including Fossils in Phylogenetic Climate Reconstructions: A Deep Time Perspective on the Climatic Niche Evolution and Diversification of Spiny Lizards (Sceloporus)
A. Michelle Lawing, P. David Polly, Diana K. Hews, and Emília P. Martins
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugLawing.html

Open Access, Countdown to 150
Eric F. LoPresti and Marjorie G. Weber



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