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Gougherty, A.V. and Davies, T.J. [2022] A global analysis of tree pests and emerging pest threats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  119: 2113298119.

Farrell, M.J., Elmasri, M., Stephens, D. and Davies, T.J. [2022]. Predicting missing links in global host–parasite networks. Journal of Animal Ecology

Hoveka, L.N., van der Bank, M. and Davies, T.J. [2022]. Winners and losers in a changing climate how will protected areas conserve red list species under climate change? Diversity and Distributions DOI: 10.1111/ddi.13488.

Si, X., Cadotte, M.W., Davies, T.J., Antonelli, A., Ding, P., Svenning, J.C. and Faurby, S., [2022]. Phylogenetic and functional clustering illustrate the roles of adaptive radiation and dispersal filtering in jointly shaping late‐Quaternary mammal assemblages on oceanic islands. Ecology Letters, DOI: 10.1111/ele.13997 .

Gougherty, A.V. and Davies, T.J. [2022] Host phylogenetic diversity predicts the global extent and composition of tree pests. Ecology Letters 25: 101-112.


Wu, E.T., Liu, Y., Jennings, L., Dong, S. and Davies, T.J. [2021]. Detecting the phylogenetic signal of glacial refugia in a bryodiversity hotspot outside the tropics. Diversity and Distributions,

Daru, B.H., Davies, T.J., Willis, C.G., Meineke, E.K., Ronk, A., Zobel, M.,  Pärtel, M, Antonelli, A. and Davis C.C. [2021]. Widespread homogenization of plant communities in the Anthropocene. Nature Communications, 12: 6983,

Gougherty, A.V. and Davies, T.J. [2021]. Towards a phylogenetic ecology of plant pests and pathogens. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376: 20200359.

Meineke, E.K., Davis, C.C. and Davies, T.J., [2021]. Phenological sensitivity to temperature mediates herbivory. Global Change Biology, 27: 2315-2327.

Morales-Castilla, I., Pappalardo, P., Farrell, M.J., Aguirre, A.A., Huang, S., Gehman, A.L.M., Dallas, T., Gravel, D. and Davies, T.J. [2021]. Forecasting parasite sharing under climate change. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376: 20200360.

Schmidt, J. P., Davies, T.J. and Farrell, M. J. [2021]. Opposing macroevolutionary and trait-mediated patterns of threat and naturalization in flowering plants. Ecology Letters,

Farrell, M.J., Park, A.W., Cressler, C.E., Dallas, T., Huang, S., Mideo, N., Morales-Castilla, I., Davies, T.J. and Stephens, P. [2021]. The ghost of hosts past impacts of host extinction on parasite specificity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376: 20200351.

Pfenning-Butterworth, A.C., Davies, T.J. and Cressler, C.E. [2021]. Identifying co-phylogenetic hotspots for zoonotic disease. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 376: 20200363.

Davies, T. J. [2021]. Ecophylogenetics redux. Ecology Letters,

Ssebuliba, E., & Davies, T. J. [2021]. Assessing the phylogenetic host breadth of millet pathogens and its implication for disease spillover. Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 2: e12040.


Davies, T.J., Daru, B.H., Bezeng, B.S., Charles-Dominique, T., Hempson, G.P., Kabongo, R.M., Maurin, O., Muasya, A.M., van der Bank, M. and Bond, W.J., [2020]. Savanna tree evolutionary ages inform the reconstruction of the paleoenvironment of our hominin ancestors. Scientific reports, 10: 12430.

Hoveka, L.N., van der Bank, M. and Davies, T.J., [2020]. Evaluating the performance of a protected area network in South Africa and its implications for megadiverse countries. Biological Conservation, 248: 1085

Hoveka, L.N., van der Bank, M., Bezeng, B.S. and Davies, T.J., [2020]. Identifying biodiversity knowledge gaps for conserving South Africa’s endemic flora. Biodiversity and Conservation, 29: 2803–2819.

Teitelbaum, C.S., Amoroso, C.R., Huang, S., Davies, T.J., Rushmore, J., Drake, J.M., Stephens, P.R., Byers, J.E., Majewska, A.A. and Nunn, C.L., [2020]. A comparison of diversity estimators applied to a database of host–parasite associations. Ecography

Morales‐Castilla, I., Davies, T.J. and Rodríguez, M.Á., [2020]. Historical contingency, niche conservatism and the tendency for some taxa to be more diverse towards the poles. Journal of Biogeography, 47: 783-794.

Menéndez‐Guerrero, P.A., Green, D.M. and Davies, T.J., [2020]. Climate change and the future restructuring of Neotropical anuran biodiversity. Ecography, 43: 222-235.

Carvajal‐Endara, S., Hendry, A.P., Emery, N.C., Neu, C.P., Carmona, D., Gotanda, K.M., Davies, T.J., Chaves, J.A. and Johnson, M.T., [2020]. The ecology and evolution of seed predation by Darwin’s finches on Tribulus cistoides on the Galápagos Islands. Ecological Monographs, 90: e01392.

Menéndez-Guerrero, P.A., Davies, T.J. and Green, D.M., [2020]. Extinctions of Threatened Frogs may Impact Ecosystems in a Global Hotspot of Anuran Diversity.

Elmasri, M., Farrell, M.J., Davies, T.J. and Stephens, D.A., [2020]. A hierarchical Bayesian model for predicting ecological interactions using scaled evolutionary relationships. Annals of Applied Statistics, 14: 221-240.


Pearse, W.D., Legendre, P., Neto, P.P. and Davies, T.J. [2019]. The interaction of phylogeny and community structure: linking the community composition and trait evolution of clades. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28: 1499-1511.

Farrell, M.J. and Davies, T.J. [2019]. Disease mortality in domesticated animals is predicted by host evolutionary relationships. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 201817323.

Davies, T.J. [2019]. The macroecology and macroevolution of plant species at risk. New Phytologist 222: 708–713.

Davies, T.J., Regetz, J. Wolkovich, E.M., McGill, B.J., [2019] Phylogenetically weighted regression: A method for modelling non‐stationarity on evolutionary trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/geb.12841

Gupta, J., Hurley, F., Grobicki, A., Keating, T., Stoett, P., Baker, E., Guhl, A., Davies, J. and Ekins, P. [2019]. Communicating the health of the planet and its links to human health. The Lancet Planetary Health.

Elliott, T.L. and Davies, T.J. [2019]. Phylogenetic attributes, conservation status and geographical origin of species gained and lost over 50 years in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Biodiversity and Conservation 28: 711-728.

Elliott, T.L. and Davies, T.J. [2019]. A comparison of phylogenetic and species beta diversity measures describing vegetation assemblages along an elevation gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 30(1): 98-107.

Meineke, E.K., Classen, A.T., Sanders, N.J. and Davies, T.J. [2019]. Herbarium specimens reveal increasing herbivory over the past century. Journal of Ecology

Pavoine, S., Bonsall, M.B., Davies, T.J., Masi, S. [2019] Mammal extinctions and the increasing isolation of humans on the tree of life. Ecology and Evolution


Davies, J. and Stoett, P., [2018]. Biodiversity loss is dire, don’t get distracted. Nature 564: 345.

Meineke, E.K. & Davies, T.J., [2018] Museum specimens provide novel insights into changing plant-herbivore interactions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 374: 20170393

Farrell, M.J., Govender, D., Hajibabaei, M., Berrang-Ford, L., van der Bank, M., Davies, T.J., [2018] Bacterial diversity in the waterholes of the Kruger National Park: an eDNA metabarcoding approach. Genome doi:10.1139/gen-2018-0064.

Meineke, E.K., Davies, T.J., Daru, B.H., and Davis, C.C., [2018] Biological collections for understanding biodiversity in the Anthropocene. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 374: 20170386

Pearse, W.D., Barbosa, A.M., Fritz, S.A., Keith, S.A., Harmon, L.J., Harte, J., Silvestro, D., Xiao, X. and Davies, T.J., [2018] Building up biogeography: Pattern to process. Journal of Biogeography. 45: 1223-1230.

Meineke, E.K., Davis, C.C. and Davies, T.J., [2018]. The unrealized potential of herbaria for global change biology. Ecological Monographs 88: 505-525. DOI:10.1002/ecm.1307.

Tucker, C.M., Davies, T.J., Cadotte, M.W. and Pearse, W.D., [2018]. On the relationship between phylogenetic diversity and trait diversity. Ecology 99: 1473-1479. DOI:10.1002/ecy.2349

Rolshausen, G., Davies, T.J. and Hendry, A.P., [2018]. Evolutionary Rates Standardized for Evolutionary Space: Perspectives on Trait Evolution. Trends in ecology & evolution 33: 379-389. DOI:10.1016/j.tree.2018.04.001.

Lewthwaite, J.M.M., Angert, A.L., Kembel, S.W., Goring, S.J., Davies, T.J., Mooers, A.Ø., Sperling, F.A.H., Vamosi, S.M., Vamosi, J.C. and Kerr, J.T., [2018]. Canadian butterfly climate debt is significant and correlated with range size. Ecography 41: 2005-2015. DOI:10.1111/ecog.03534.

Gogarten, J.F., Davies, T.J., Benjamino, J., Gogarten, J.P., Graf, J., Mielke, A., Mundry, R., Nelson, M.C., Wittig, R.M., Leendertz, F.H. and Calvignac-Spencer, S., [2018]. Factors influencing bacterial microbiome composition in a wild non-human primate community in Taï National Park, Côte d’Ivoire. The ISME journal, 12:2559–2574. DOI:10.1038/s41396-018-0166-1.

Pearse, W.D., Morales‐Castilla, I., James, L.S., Farrell, M., Boivin, F. and Davies, T.J. [2018] Global macroevolution and macroecology of passerine song. Evolution 72: 944-960. DOI:10.1111/evo.13450.

Pearse, W.D., Morales‐Castilla, I., James, L.S., Farrell, M., Boivin, F. and Davies, T.J., [2018]. Complexity is complicated and so too is comparing complexity metrics‐A response to Mikula et al.(2018). Evolution 72: 2836-2838.

Shooner, S., Davies, T.J., Saikia, P., Deka, J., Bharali, S., Tripathi, O.P., Singha, L., Latif Khan, M. and Dayanandan, S., [2018]. Phylogenetic diversity patterns in Himalayan forests reveal evidence for environmental filtering of distinct lineages. Ecosphere 9(5), p.e02157.

Molina-Venegas, R., Moreno-Saiz, J.C., Parga, I.C., Davies, T.J., Peres-Neto, P.R. and Rodríguez, M.Á., [2018]. Assessing among-lineage variability in phylogenetic imputation of functional trait datasets. Ecography

Park, A.W., Farrell, M.J., Schmidt, J.P., Huang, S., Dallas, T.A., Pappalardo, P., Drake, J.M., Stephens, P.R., Poulin, R., Nunn, C.L. and Davies, T.J. [2018]. Characterizing the phylogenetic specialism–generalism spectrum of mammal parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285: 20172613.

Daru, B.H., Bank, M. and Davies, T.J. [2018]. Unravelling the evolutionary origins of biogeographic assemblages. Diversity and Distributions 24: 313-324.


Pearse, W.D., Davis, C.C., Inouye, D.W., Primack, R.B., and Davies, T.J. [2017] A statistical estimator for determining the limits of contemporary and historic phenology. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1876–1882.

Perrault, N., Farrell, M.J. and Davies, T.J. [2017] Tongues on the EDGE: language preservation priorities based on threat and lexical distinctiveness. Royal Society Open Science 4: 171218.

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Fountain‐Jones, N.M., Pearse, W.D., Escobar, L.E., Alba‐Casals, A., Carver, S., Davies, T.J., Kraberger, S., Papeş, M., Vandegrift, K., Worsley‐Tonks, K. and Craft, M.E. [2017]. Towards an eco‐phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology. Biological Reviews doi: 10.1111/brv.12380.

Garcia-Elfring, A., Barrett, R.D.H., Combs, M., Davies, T.J., Munshi-South, J. and Millien, V. [2017] Admixture on the northern front: population genomics of range expansion in the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) and secondary contact with the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus). Heredity 119: 447-458.

Cadotte, M.W., T.J. Davies and P. R. Peres-Neto [in press] Why phylogenies do not always predict ecological differences. Ecological Monographs 87: 535-551.

Elliott, T.L. and Davies. T. J.[2017] Jointly modeling niche width and phylogenetic distance to explain species co-occurrence. Ecosphere 8: e01891.

Daru, B.H., Elliott, T.L., Park, D.S. and Davies, T. J. [2017] Understanding the Processes Underpinning Patterns of Phylogenetic Regionalization. TREE 32: 845-860.

Bezeng, B.S., Davies, T.J., Daru, B.H., Kabongo, R.M., Maurin, O., Yessoufou, K., van der Bank, H. and Van der Bank, M. [2017] Ten years of barcoding at the African Centre for DNA barcoding. Genome 999: 1-10.

Daru, B.H., Holt, B.G., Lessard, J.P., Yessoufou, K. and Davies, T.J. [2017] Phylogenetic regionalization of marine plants reveals close evolutionary affinities among disjunct temperate assemblages. Biological Conservation 213: 351-356.

Tucker, C.M., Cadotte, M.W., Carvalho, S.B., Davies, T.J., Ferrier, S., Fritz, S.A., Grenyer, R., Helmus, M.R., Jin, L.S., Mooers, A.O. and Pavoine, S. [2017] A guide to phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecology. Biological Reviews 92: 698-715.

Carvajal-Endara, S., Hendry, A.P., Emery, N.C and Davies T.J. [2017]. Habitat filtering not dispersal limitation shapes oceanic island floras: species assembly of the Galápagos archipelago. Ecology Letters 20: 495-504.

Morales-Castilla, I., Davies, T.J., Pearse, W.D. and Peres-Neto, P. [2017] Combining phylogeny and co-occurrence to improve single species distribution models. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 740-752.

Bezeng, B.S., Morales-Castilla, I., van der Bank, M., Yessoufou, K., Daru, B.H. & Davies, T.J. [2017] Climate change may reduce the spread of non-native species. Ecosphere 8 (3).

Veron, S., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte, P. Clergeau, S. Pavoine. [2017]. Predicting loss of evolutionary history: where are we? Biological Reviews 92: 271-291.


Davies, T.J., Urban, M. C., Rayfield, B., Cadotte, M. W., & Peres-Neto, P. R. [2016] Deconstructing the relationships between phylogenetic diversity and ecology: a case study on ecosystem functioning. Ecology 97: 2212-2222.

Charles-Dominique, T., Davies, T.J., Hempson, G.P., Bezeng, B.S., Daru, B.H., Kabongo, R.M., Maurin, O., Muasya, A.M., van der Bank, M., Bond, W.J. [2016] Spiny plants, mammal browsers and the origin of African savannas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 113: E5572-E5579.

Stephens, P.R, S. Altizer, K. F. Smith, A. Aguirre, J. H. Brown, S. A. Budischack, J. E. Byers, R. Critchlow, T. J. Davies, J. M. Drake, V. O. Ezenwa, M. J. Farrell, J. L. Gittleman, B. A. Han, S. Huang, R. A. Hutchinson, P. Johnson, C. L. Nunn, D. Onstad, A. Park, R. Poulin, G. M. Vazquez-Prokopec, J. P. Schmidt [2016] The macroecology of infectious disease: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts. Ecology Letters 19: 1159-1171.

Davies, T.J., Daru, B.H., Van der Bank M., Maurin O., & Bond WJ [2016] Multiple routes underground? Frost alone cannot explain the evolution of underground trees. New Phytologist 209: 910-912.

Becker, M.S., T.J. Davies and W.H. Pollard [2016] Ground ice melt in the high Arctic leads to greater ecological heterogeneity. Journal of Ecology 104: 114-124.

Elliott, T. Waterway, M. and Davies, T.J. [2016] Contrasting lineage-specific patterns conceal community phylogenetic structure in larger clades. Journal of Vegetation Science 27: 69-79.

Daru, B., van der Bank, M., Maurin, O., Yessoufou1, K., Schaefer, H., Slingsby, J.A. and Davies T.J. [2016] A novel phylogenetic regionalization of phytogeographic zones of southern Africa reveals their hidden evolutionary affinities. Journal of Biogeography 43: 155-166.

Mazel, F., Davies, T.J., Georges, D., Lavergne, S., Thuiller, W. & Perez-Neto, P.R. [2016] Improving phylogenetic regression under complex evolutionary models. Ecology 97: 286-293.

Harris, L.W. & Davies, T.J. [2016] A complete fossil-calibrated phylogeny of seed plant families as a tool for comparative analyses: testing the ‘time for speciation’ hypothesis. PLOS ONE 11: e0162907.

Yessoufou, K. & Davies, T.J. [2016] Reconsidering the loss of evolutionary history: how does non-random extinction prune the Tree-of-Life? In R. Pellens, P. Grandcolas (eds.), Biodiversity Conservation and Phylogenetic Systematics, Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation 14, doi 10.1007/978-3-319-22461-9_1


Mazel, F., J.T. Davies, L. Gallien, J. Renaud, M. Groussin, T. Münkemüller, W. Thuiller [2015] Influence of tree shape and evolutionary time‐scale on phylogenetic diversity metrics. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01694

Hatton, I.A., McCann, K, S., Fryxell, J.M., Davies T.J., Smerlak, M., Sinclair A.R.E. and Loreau, M. [2015] The predator-prey power law: biomass scaling across terrestrial and aquatic biomes. Science. 349, aac6284

Ghai, R.R., Fugère, V., Chapman, C.A., Goldberg, T.L. and Davies, T. J. [2015]. Sickness behaviour associated with non-lethal infections in wild primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282, 20151436

Shooner, S, Chisholm, C and Davies, T.J. [2015] The phylogenetics of succession can guide restoration: an example from abandoned mine sites in the subarctic. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1509-1517.

Farrell, M.J., Stephens, P.R., Berrang-Ford, L., Gittleman, J.L. and Davies, T.J. [2015] The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 978-984.

See also: Farrell, M.J., Stephens, P.R., & Davies, T.J. [2016] Response to Strona & Fattorini: Are generalist parasites being lost from their hosts? Journal of Animal Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12470.

Bezeng, B.S., Davies, T.J., Yessoufou, K., Maurin, O. and Van der Bank, M. [2015] Revisiting Darwin’s naturalization conundrum: explaining invasion success of non-native trees and shrubs in southern Africa. Journal of Ecology 103: 871-879

Thompson, P.L., Davies, T.J., and Gonzalez, A. [2015]. Ecosystem functions across trophic levels are linked to functional and phylogenetic diversity. PLOSONE 10 (2), e0117595.

Davies, T.J. [2015] Losing history: how extinctions prune features from the tree-of-life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0006.

Daru, B.H., van der Bank, M., and Davies, T.J. [2015] Spatial incongruence among hotspots and complementary areas of tree diversity in southern Africa. Diversity and Distributions 21: 769-780.

Baeten, L., Davies, T. J., Verheyen, K., Van Calster, H., and Vellend, M. [2015] Disentangling dispersal from phylogeny in the colonization capacity of forest understorey plants. Journal of Ecology 103: 175–183. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12333.


Ghai, R.R., Simons, N.D., Chapman, C.A., Omeja, P.A., Davies, T.J., Ting, N., and Goldberg, T.L. [2014] Hidden population structure and cross-species transmission of whipworms (Trichuris sp.) in humans and non-human primates in Uganda. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8 e3256 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003256.

Harris, L.W., Elliot, T.L. and Davies, T.J. [2014] Community restructuring can maintain diversity across a severity gradient in the absence of foundation species. Ecosphere 5:art112 doi: 10.1890/ES14-00242.1.

Lessard-Therrien, M., Bolmgren, K. and Davies, T.J. [2014] Predicting flowering phenology in a subarctic plant community. Botany 92: 749-756.

Wolkovich, E.M., Cook, B.I., McLauchlan, K.K. and Davies T.J. [2014] Temporal ecology in the Anthropocene. Ecology Letters 17: 1365-1379.

Augusto, L., Davies, T.J., Delzon, S., De Schrijver, A. [2014] The enigma of the rise of angiosperms: can we untie the knot? Ecology Letters 17: 1326-1338.

Maurin O, Davies T.J., Burrows J.E., 4, Daru, B.H., Yessoufou, K., Muasya, A.M., Van der Bank M, Bond WJ [2014]. Savanna fire and the origins of “underground forests” of Africa. New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/nph.12936.

Turcotte, M.M. Davies, T.J., Thomsen, C.J.M. and Johnson.M.T.J. [2014]. Macroecological and macroevolutionary patterns of leaf herbivory across vascular plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20140555

Lessard-Therrien, M., Davies T. J. and Bomlgren, K. [2014] A phylogenetic comparative study of flowering phenology along an elevational gradient in the Canadian Subarctic. International Journal of Biometeorology DOI 10.1007/s00484-013-0672-9.

Elliott, T. L. and Davies, T. J. [2014], Challenges to barcoding an entire flora. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12277

Ghai, R.R., Chapman, C.A. Omeja, P.A., Davies, T.J. and Goldberg, T.L. [2014] Nodule worm infection in humans and wild primates in Uganda: cryptic species in a newly identified region of human transmission. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8: e2641

Mathieu, J. and Davies T.J. [2014] Glaciation as an historical filter of below-ground biodiversity. Journal of Biogeography doi:10.1111/jbi.12284

Boucher, F.C., Thuiller, W., Davies, T.J. and Lavergne, S. [2014] Neutral biogeography and the evolution of climatic niches. American Naturalist DOI: 10.1086/675506.

Wolkovich, E. M. Cook, B. I. and Davies, T. J. [2014] Progress towards an interdisciplinary science of plant phenology: Building predictions across space, time and species diversity. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.12599.


Joly, S, Davies, T. J., Archambault, A. Bruneau, A, Derry, A., Kembel, S. W. Peres-Neto, P., Vamosi, J. and Wheeler, T. A. [2013]. Ecology in the age of DNA barcoding: the resource, the promise, and the challenges ahead. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12173.

Davies, T. J., Wolkovich, E. M., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N., Allen, J. M., Ault, T. R., Betancourt, J. L., Bolmgren, K., Cleland, E. E., Cook, B. I., Crimmins, T. M., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J., Pau, S., Regetz, J., Schwartz, M. D. and Travers, S. E. [2013]. Phylogenetic conservatism in plant phenology. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12154

Daru, B. S., Yessoufou, K., Mankga, L. T. and Davies, T. J. [2013] A global trend towards the loss of evolutionarily unique species in mangrove ecosystems. PLoS ONE 8: e66686.

Davies, T. J. and Yessoufou, K. [2013] Revisiting the impacts of non-random extinction on the tree-of-life. Biology Letters

Lanfear, R., Ho, S. Y. W., Davies, T. J., Moles, A. T., Aarssen, L., Swenson, N. G., Warman, Zanne, A. E. and Allen, A. P. [2013] Taller plants have lower rates of molecular evolution: the rate of mitosis hypothesis. Nature Communications doi:10.1038/ncomms2836.

Farrell, M. J., Berrang-Ford, L., and Davies T. J. [2013] The study of parasite sharing for surveillance of zoonotic diseases. Environmental Research Letters doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015036.

Mazer, S. J., Travers, S. E., Cook, B. I, Davies, T. J., Bolmgren, K., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N. and Inouye, D. W. [2013] Flowering date of taxonomic families predicts phenological sensitivity to temperature: implications for forecasting the effects of climate change on unstudied taxa. American Journal of Botany: 100: 1–17.

Wolkovich, E. M., Davies, T. J., Schaefer, H., Cleland, E. E., Cook, B. I., Travers, S. E., Willis, C. G. and Davis, C. C. [2013]. Temperature-dependent shifts in phenology contribute to the success of exotic species with climate change. American Journal of Botany 100: 1407–1421.

Yessoufou, K, Davies, T. J., Maurin, O., Kuzmina, M., Schaefer, H., van der Bank, M. and Savolainen, V. [2013]. Large herbivores favour species diversity but have mixed impacts on phylogenetic community structure in an African savanna ecosystem. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12059.


Yessoufou, K., Daru, B. H. and Davies, T. J. [2012] Phylogenetic patterns of extinction risk in the Eastern Arc ecosystems, an African biodiversity hotspot. PLoS ONE: e47082.

Cook, B. I., Wolkovich, E. M., Davies, T. J., Ault, T. R., Betancourt, J. L., Allen, J. M., Bolmgren, K., Cleland, E. E., Crimmins, T. M., Kraft, N. J. B., Lancaster, L. T., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J. McGill, B. J., K., Parmesan, Pau, S., Regetz, J., Salamin, N., Schwartz, M. D. and Travers, S. E. [2012]. Sensitivity of spring phenology to warming across temporal and spatial climate gradients in two independent databases. Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9584-5.

Davies, T. J., Cooper, N., Diniz Filho, J. A. F., Thomas, G. H. and Meiri, S. [2012] Using phylogenetic trees to test for character displacement: a model and an example from a desert mammal community. Ecology 93:S44–S51.

Wolkovich, E. M., Cook, B. I., Allen, J. M., Crimmins, T. M., Travers, S., Pau, S., Regetz, J., Davies, T. J., Betancourt, J. L., Kraft, N. J. B., Ault, T. R., Bolmgren, K., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J. McGill, B. J., Parmesan, C., Salamin, N., Schwartz, M. D. and Cleland, E. E. [2012]. Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature 485: 494-497.

Davies, T. J. and Buckley, L. B. [2012] Exploring the phylogenetic history of contemporary mammal species richness. Global Ecology Biogeography. DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00759.x

Tucker, C. M., Cadotte, M. W., Davies, T. J. and Rebelo, T. G. [2012] Incorporating geographical and evolutionary rarity into conservation prioritization in a biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01845.x

Davies, T. J., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N. and Wolkovitch, E. M. [2012] Incompletely resolved phylogenetic trees inflate estimates of phylogenetic conservatism. Ecology. 93:242–247.

Huang, S, Davies, T.J. and Gittleman, J.L. [2012] How global extinctions impact regional biodiversity in mammals. Biology Letters 8: 222-225.

Hawkins, B. A., McCain, C. M., Davies, T. J., Buckley, L. B., Anacker, B., Cornell, H. V., Damschen, E. I., Grytnes, J.-A., Harrison, S., Holt, R. D., Kraft, N. J. B. and Stephens, P. R. [2012] Different evolutionary histories underlie congruent species richness gradients of birds and mammals. Journal of Biogeography 39: 825-841

Rolland, J., Cadotte, M. C., Davies J., Devictor, V., Lavergne, S., Mouquet, N., Pavoine, S., Rodrigues, A., Thuiller, W., Turcati, L., Winter, M., Zupan, L., Jabot, F., Morlon, H. [2012] Using phylogenies in conservation: new perspectives. Biology Letters doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.1024.


Pau, S., Wolkovich, E.M., Cook, B.I., Davies, T.J., Kraft, N.J.B., Bolmgren, K., Betancourt, J. & E.E. Cleland [2011]. Predicting phenology: Integrating climatology and evolution to improve forecasting in ecology. Global Change Biology 17: 3633–3643.

Davies, T. J. and Cadotte M. W. [2011]. Quantifying biodiversity –does it matter what we measure? In: F. E. Zachos and J. C. Habel (eds) Biodiversity Hotspots. Springer.

Davies, T.J., Buckley, L.B., Grenyer, R., and Gittleman, J.L. [2011]. The influence of past and present climate on the biogeography of modern mammal diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366: 2526-2535.

Davies, T. J. and Buckley, L. B. [2011] Phylogenetic diversity as a window into the evolutionary and biogeographic histories of present-day richness gradients for mammals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366: 2414-2425.

Davies, T.J., Smith, G.F, Bellstedt, D.U. Boatwright, J.S., Bytebier, B., Cowling, R.M., Forest, F., Harmon, L.J., Muasya, A.M., Schrire, B., Steenkamp, Y., van der Bank, M. and Savolainen, V. [2011] Extinction risk and diversification are linked in a plant biodiversity hotspot. PLoS Biology 9(5): e1000620. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000620.

Featured in Nature Research Highlights: Ecology: Speciation drives plant extinction. Nature 474: 8.

Davies, T.J, Allen, A. P., Borda-de-Água, L., Regetz, J. and Melián, C. [2011] Neutral biodiversity theory can explain the imbalance of phylogenetic trees but not the tempo of their diversification. Evolution 65:1841-1850.

2010 and older

Wiens, J.J, Ackerly, D.D., Allen, A.P., Anaker, B.L., Buckley, L.B., Cornell, H.V., Damschen, E.I., Davies, T.J., Grytnes, J.-A. Harrison, S.P., Hawkins, B.A., Holt, R.D., McCain, C.M., Stephens, P.R. [2010] Niche conservatism as an emerging principle in ecology and conservation biology. Ecology Letters 13:1310-1324.

Harmon, L. J., Losos, J. B., Davies, T. J., Gillespie, R., Gittleman, J. L., Jennings, W. B,, Kozak, K., McPeek, M. A., Moreno-Roarck, F., Near, T., Pepin, D. J., Purvis, A., Ricklefs, R. E., Schluter, D., Schulte II, J. A., Seehausen, O., Sidlauskas, B., Torres-Carvajal, O., Weir, J., and A.Ø. Mooers [2010] Body size and shape rarely evolve in early bursts. Evolution 64: 2385-2396.

Cadotte, M. W. and Davies, T. J. [2010] Rarest of the rare: advances in combining evolutionary distinctiveness and scarcity to inform conservation at biogeographical scales. Div. Distrib. 16:376-385.

Davies, J. [ 2010] Phylogenetics: predicting rarity and endangerment. In McGraw-Hill yearbook of Science and technology. pp.286-288, McGraw Hill.

Buckley, L. B., Davies, T. J., Ackerly, D. D., Kraft, N. J. B., Harrison, S. P. Anacker, B. L., Cornell, H. V., Damshen, E. I., Grytnes, J.-A., Hawkins, B. A., McCain, C., Stephens, P. R. and Wiens, J. J. [2010] Phylogeny, niche conservatism and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proc. R Soc. B 277:2131-2138.

Dunn, R. D., Davies, T. J., Harris, N. C., and Gavin, M. C. [2010]. Global drivers of human pathogen richness and prevalence. Proc. R Soc. B 277 2587-2595.

Cadotte, M. W., Davies, T. J., Regetz, J., Kembel, S. W., Cleland, E., and Oakley, T. H. [2010]. Phylogenetic diversity metrics for ecological communities: integrating species richness, abundance and evolutionary history. Ecol. Lett. 13 96-105.

Pedersen, A. B. & Davies, T. J. (2009). Cross species pathogen transmission and disease emergence in primates. EcoHealth 6 496-508.

Davies, T.J., Purvis, A., and Gittleman, J. L. (2009) Quaternary climate change and the geographic ranges of mammals. Am. Nat. 174 297-307.

Davies, T. J., Fritz, S. A., Grenyer, R., Orme, C.D.L., Bielby, J., Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., Cardillo, M., Jones, K. E., Gittleman, J. L., Mace, G. M. and Purvis, A. (2008) Phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversity. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci, USA 105 11556-11563.

Davies, T. J. & Pedersen, A. B. (2008) Phylogeny and geography predict pathogen community similarity in wild primates and humans. Proc. R Soc. B 275 1695-1701.

Jansson, R. and Davies, T. J. (2008) Global variation in diversification rates of flowering plants: energy versus climate change. Ecol. Lett. 11 173-183.

Goldblatt, P., Rodriguez, A., Powell, M. P., Davies, T. J., Manning, J. C., van der Bank, M. & Savolainen, V. (2008) Iridaceae ‘Out of Australasia’? Phylogeny, biogeography, and divergence time based on plastid DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 33 495-508.

Davies, T. J., Meiri, S., Barraclough, T. G. and Gittleman, J. L. (2007). Species coexistence and character divergence across carnivores. Ecol. Lett. 10 146-152.

Davies, T. J. and Barraclough T. G. (2007). The diversification of flowering plants through time and space: key innovations, climate and chance. In Reconstructing the tree of life: taxonomy and systematics of species rich taxa. Systematics Association Special Series Volume 72 (T. Hodkinson, J. Parnell and S. Waldren, eds), pp.149-164. CRC Press.

Forest, F., Grenyer, R., Rouget, M., Davies, T. J., Cowling, R. M., Faith, D. P., Balmford, A., Manning, J. C., Proches, S., van der Bank, M., Reeves, G., Hedderson, T. A. J. and Savolainen, V. (2007). Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots. Nature 445 757-760.

Grenyer, R., Orme, C. D. L., Jackson, S. F., Thomas, G. H., Davies, R. G., Davies, T. J., Jones, K. E. Olson, V. A., Ridgely, R., Rasmussen, P., Ding, T.-S., Bennett, P. M., Blackburn, T. M., Gaston, K. J., Gittleman, J. L. and Owens, I. P. F., (2006). The global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates. Nature 444 93-96.

See also: Grenyer, R, Orme, C. D. L, Davies, T. J., Jackson, S. F., Davies, R. G. , Olson, V. A., Jones, K. E., Gaston, K. J., Blackburn, T. M., Thomas, G. H., Bennett, P. M., Rasmussen, P. C., Ding, T. S., Gittleman, J. L., Owens, I. P. F. (2007) Effective global conservation strategies – Reply. Nature 450 E20.

Davies, T. J. (2006). When relatives cannot live together. Curr. Biol. 16, R645-R647.

Davies, T. J. and Savolainen, V. (2006). Neutral theory, phylogenies, and the relationship between phenotypic change and evolutionary rates. Evolution 60 476-483.

M. W. Chase, M. F. Fay, D. S. Devey, O. Maurin, N. Rønsted, T. J. Davies, Y, Pillon, G. Petersen, O. Seberg, M. N. Tamura, C. B. Asmussen, K. Hilu, T. Borsch, J. I. Davies, D. W. Stevenson, J. C. Pires, T. J. Givnish, K. J. Sytsma, M. A. McPherson, S. W. Graham & H. S. Rai. (2006). Multigene analyses of monocot relationships: a summary. Aliso 22: 63–75.

Davies, T. J., V. Savolainen, M. W. Chase, P. Goldblatt, and T. G. Barraclough. (2005). Environment, area and diversification in the species-rich flowering plant family Iridaceae. Amer. Nat. 166: 418-425.

Davies, T. J., R. Grenyer, and J. L. Gittleman. (2005). Phylogeny can make the mid-domain effect an inappropriate null model. Biol. Lett. 1: 143-146.

Barraclough T. G. and T. J. Davies. (2005). Predicting future speciation. In Phylogeny and Conservation (A. Purvis, J. L. Gittleman, and T. M. Brooks, eds), pp.400-418. Cambridge University Press.

Goldblatt, P., T. J. Davies, J. C. Manning, M. v. d. Bank, and V. Savolainen. (2005). Phylogeny of Iridaceae subfamily Crocoideae based on plastid DNAs. In Monocots: comparative biology and evolution (J. T. Columbus, E. A. Friar, J. M. Porter, L. M. Prince and M. G. Simpson, eds). Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA.

Davies, T. J., T. G. Barraclough, M. W. Chase, P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, and V. Savolainen. (2004). Darwin’s abominable mystery: insights from a supertree of the angiosperms. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci, USA 101: 1904-1909.

Davies, T. J., T. G. Barraclough, V. Savolainen, and M. W. Chase. (2004). Environmental causes for plant biodiversity gradients. Phil. Trans R Soc. B 359: 1645-1656.

Davies, T. J., V. Savolainen, M. W. Chase, J. Moat, and T. G. Barraclough. (2004). Environmental energy and evolutionary rates in flowering plants. Proc. R Soc. B 271: 2195-2200.

Salamin, N., and T. J. Davies. (2004). Using supertrees to investigate species richness in grasses and flowering plants. In Phylogenetic supertrees: combining information to reveal the Tree of Life (Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., ed.), pp.461-486. Computational Biology, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Goldblatt, P. Manning, J. C., Davies, T. J. and Savolainen, V. (2004). Cyanixia, a new genus for the Socotran endemic, Babiana socotrana (Iridaceae subfamily Corocoideae). Edinburgh J. Bot. 60: 517-532.

Savolainen, V., S. B. Heard, M. P. Powell, T. J. Davies, and A. Ø. Mooers. (2002). Is cladogenesis heritable? Syst. Biol. 51:1-9.


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