Patrick R. Stephens, Ph.D.

2005 Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, United States 
Herpetology, systematics
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John J. Wiens grad student 2005 SUNY Stony Brook
 (A phylogenetic perspective on species richness, community structure, and the evolution of ecological trade-offs in emydid turtles.)
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Stephens PR, Altizer S, Smith KF, et al. (2016) The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts. Ecology Letters
Farrell MJ, Stephens PR, Davies TJ. (2016) Response to Strona & Fattorini: are generalist parasites being lost from their hosts? The Journal of Animal Ecology
Farrell MJ, Stephens PR, Berrang-Ford L, et al. (2015) The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites. The Journal of Animal Ecology. 84: 978-84
De Vos JM, Joppa LN, Gittleman JL, et al. (2015) Estimating the normal background rate of species extinction. Conservation Biology : the Journal of the Society For Conservation Biology. 29: 452-62
Saarinen JJ, Boyer AG, Brown JH, et al. (2014) Patterns of maximum body size evolution in Cenozoic land mammals: eco-evolutionary processes and abiotic forcing. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20132049
Huang S, Bininda-Emonds OR, Stephens PR, et al. (2014) Phylogenetically related and ecologically similar carnivores harbour similar parasite assemblages. The Journal of Animal Ecology. 83: 671-80
Winternitz JC, Minchey SG, Garamszegi LZ, et al. (2013) Sexual selection explains more functional variation in the mammalian major histocompatibility complex than parasitism. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20131605
Fisher-Reid MC, Engstrom TN, Kuczynski CA, et al. (2013) Parapatric divergence of sympatric morphs in a salamander: incipient speciation on Long Island? Molecular Ecology. 22: 4681-94
Okie JG, Boyer AG, Brown JH, et al. (2013) Effects of allometry, productivity and lifestyle on rates and limits of body size evolution. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20131007
Huang S, Stephens PR, Gittleman JL. (2012) Traits, trees and taxa: global dimensions of biodiversity in mammals. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 4997-5003
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