Christopher C. Witt, Ph.D. - Publications

2007- Biology University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States 
Avian systematics and evolution

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2021 McNew SM, Barrow LN, Williamson JL, Galen SC, Skeen HR, DuBay SG, Gaffney AM, Johnson AB, Bautista E, Ordoñez P, Schmitt CJ, Smiley A, Valqui T, Bates JM, Hackett SJ, ... Witt CC, et al. Contrasting drivers of diversity in hosts and parasites across the tropical Andes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118. PMID 33731475 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2010714118  0.4
2021 Barrow LN, Bauernfeind SM, Cruz PA, Williamson JL, Wiley DL, Ford JE, Baumann MJ, Brady SS, Chavez AN, Gadek CR, Galen SC, Johnson AB, Mapel XM, Marroquin-Flores RA, Martinez TE, ... ... Witt CC, et al. Detecting turnover among complex communities using null models: a case study with sky-island haemosporidian parasites. Oecologia. PMID 33484348 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-021-04854-6  0.4
2019 Galen SC, Borner J, Williamson JL, Witt CC, Perkins SL. Metatranscriptomics yields new genomic resources and sensitive detection of infections for diverse blood parasites. Molecular Ecology Resources. PMID 31507097 DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.13091  0.4
2019 Barrow LN, McNew SM, Mitchell N, Galen SC, Lutz HL, Skeen H, Valqui T, Weckstein JD, Witt CC. Deeply conserved susceptibility in a multi-host, multi-parasite system. Ecology Letters. PMID 30912262 DOI: 10.1111/Ele.13263  0.92
2019 Williamson JL, Wolf CJ, Barrow LN, Baumann MJ, Galen SC, Jonathan Schmitt C, Schmitt DC, Winter AS, Witt CC. Ecology, not distance, explains community composition in parasites of sky-island Audubon's Warblers. International Journal For Parasitology. PMID 30910465 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ijpara.2018.11.012  0.4
2018 Barrow LN, Allen JM, Huang X, Bensch S, Witt CC. Genomic sequence capture of haemosporidian parasites: Methods and prospects for enhanced study of host-parasite evolution. Molecular Ecology Resources. PMID 30554480 DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12977  0.4
2017 Gadek CR, Newsome SD, Beckman EJ, Chavez AN, Galen SC, Bautista E, Witt CC. Why are tropical mountain passes 'low' for some species? Genetic and stable-isotope tests for differentiation, migration, and expansion in elevational generalist songbirds. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 29105758 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12779  0.4
2017 Marroquin-Flores RA, Williamson JL, Chavez AN, Bauernfeind SM, Baumann MJ, Gadek CR, Johnson AB, McCullough JM, Witt CC, Barrow LN. Diversity, abundance, and host relationships of avian malaria and related haemosporidians in New Mexico pine forests. Peerj. 5: e3700. PMID 28828279 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.3700  0.4
2017 Fecchio A, Svensson-Coelho M, Bell J, Ellis VA, Medeiros MC, Trisos CH, Blake JG, Loiselle BA, Tobias JA, Fanti R, Coffey ED, DE Faria IP, Pinho JB, Felix G, Braga EM, ... ... Witt C, et al. Host associations and turnover of haemosporidian parasites in manakins (Aves: Pipridae). Parasitology. 1-10. PMID 28290270 DOI: 10.1017/S0031182017000208  0.92
2017 Clark WS, Galen SC, Hull JM, Mayo MA, Witt CC. Contrasting molecular and morphological evidence for the identification of an anomalous Buteo: a cautionary tale for hybrid diagnosis. Peerj. 5: e2850. PMID 28097061 DOI: 10.7717/Peerj.2850  0.4
2016 Toomey MB, Lind O, Frederiksen R, Curley RW, Riedle KM, Wilby D, Schwartz SJ, Witt CC, Harrison EH, Roberts NW, Vorobyev M, McGraw KJ, Cornwall MC, Kelber A, Corbo JC. Complementary shifts in photoreceptor spectral tuning unlock the full adaptive potential of ultraviolet vision in birds. Elife. 5. PMID 27402384 DOI: 10.7554/Elife.15675  0.92
2016 Suh A, Witt CC, Menger J, Sadanandan KR, Podsiadlowski L, Gerth M, Weigert A, McGuire JA, Mudge J, Edwards SV, Rheindt FE. Ancient horizontal transfers of retrotransposons between birds and ancestors of human pathogenic nematodes. Nature Communications. 7: 11396. PMID 27097561 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms11396  0.92
2016 Wright NA, Steadman DW, Witt CC. Predictable evolution toward flightlessness in volant island birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27071105 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1522931113  0.92
2016 Benham PM, Witt CC. The dual role of Andean topography in primary divergence: functional and neutral variation among populations of the hummingbird, Metallura tyrianthina. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 16: 22. PMID 26801894 DOI: 10.1186/S12862-016-0595-2  0.92
2015 Galen SC, Natarajan C, Moriyama H, Weber RE, Fago A, Benham PM, Chavez AN, Cheviron ZA, Storz JF, Witt CC. Contribution of a mutational hot spot to hemoglobin adaptation in high-altitude Andean house wrens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 26460028 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1507300112  0.92
2015 Beckman EJ, Witt CC. Phylogeny and biogeography of the New World siskins and goldfinches: rapid, recent diversification in the Central Andes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 87: 28-45. PMID 25796324 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2015.03.005  0.92
2015 Opazo JC, Hoffmann FG, Natarajan C, Witt CC, Berenbrink M, Storz JF. Gene turnover in the avian globin gene families and evolutionary changes in hemoglobin isoform expression. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32: 871-87. PMID 25502940 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msu341  0.92
2015 Baumann MJ, Beckman EJ, Bautista E, Witt CC. Long-distance dispersal of a sedentary Andean flycatcher species with a small geographic range, Ochthoeca piurae (Aves: Tyrannidae) Check List. 11. DOI: 10.15560/11.6.1795  0.92
2015 Benham PM, Cuervo AM, Mcguire JA, Witt CC. Biogeography of the Andean metaltail hummingbirds: Contrasting evolutionary histories of tree line and habitat-generalist clades Journal of Biogeography. 42: 763-777. DOI: 10.1111/Jbi.12452  0.92
2014 Cheviron ZA, Natarajan C, Projecto-Garcia J, Eddy DK, Jones J, Carling MD, Witt CC, Moriyama H, Weber RE, Fago A, Storz JF. Integrating evolutionary and functional tests of adaptive hypotheses: a case study of altitudinal differentiation in hemoglobin function in an Andean Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 31: 2948-62. PMID 25135942 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msu234  0.92
2014 DuBay SG, Witt CC. Differential high-altitude adaptation and restricted gene flow across a mid-elevation hybrid zone in Andean tit-tyrant flycatchers. Molecular Ecology. 23: 3551-65. PMID 24943893 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.12836  0.92
2014 Rocha LA, Aleixo A, Allen G, Almeda F, Baldwin CC, Barclay MV, Bates JM, Bauer AM, Benzoni F, Berns CM, Berumen ML, Blackburn DC, Blum S, Bolaños F, Bowie RC, ... ... Witt CC, et al. Specimen collection: an essential tool. Science (New York, N.Y.). 344: 814-5. PMID 24855245 DOI: 10.1126/Science.344.6186.814  0.56
2014 Jones MR, Witt CC. Migrate small, sound big: functional constraints on body size promote tracheal elongation in cranes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27: 1256-64. PMID 24800977 DOI: 10.1111/Jeb.12397  0.92
2014 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Remsen JV, Corl A, Rabosky DL, Altshuler DL, Dudley R. Molecular phylogenetics and the diversification of hummingbirds. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 910-6. PMID 24704078 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2014.03.016  0.92
2014 Wright NA, Gregory TR, Witt CC. Metabolic 'engines' of flight drive genome size reduction in birds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20132780. PMID 24478299 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2013.2780  0.92
2014 Baumann MJ, Galen SC, Pederson ND, Witt CC. Simple technique for distinguishing yellow-bellied flycatchers from cordilleran and pacific-slope flycatchers Journal of Field Ornithology. 85: 391-396. DOI: 10.1111/Jofo.12078  0.92
2014 Galen SC, Witt CC. Diverse avian malaria and other haemosporidian parasites in Andean house wrens: Evidence for regional co-diversification by host-switching Journal of Avian Biology. 45: 374-386. DOI: 10.1111/Jav.00375  0.92
2014 Simmons EA, Hayes SW, Morgan TA, Keegan CE, Witt C. Idaho’s forest products industry and timber harvest 2011 with trends through 2013 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-48.  0.92
2014 Goeking SA, Shaw JD, Witt C, Thompson MT, Werstak CE, Amacher MC, Stuever M, Morgan TA, Sorenson CB, Hayes SW, Mciver CP. New Mexico's forest resources, 2008-2012 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-144.  0.92
2013 Yuri T, Kimball RT, Harshman J, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Han KL, Hackett SJ, Huddleston CJ, Moore WS, Reddy S, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, Witt CC, Braun EL. Parsimony and model-based analyses of indels in avian nuclear genes reveal congruent and incongruent phylogenetic signals. Biology. 2: 419-44. PMID 24832669 DOI: 10.3390/Biology2010419  0.92
2013 Projecto-Garcia J, Natarajan C, Moriyama H, Weber RE, Fago A, Cheviron ZA, Dudley R, McGuire JA, Witt CC, Storz JF. Repeated elevational transitions in hemoglobin function during the evolution of Andean hummingbirds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 20669-74. PMID 24297909 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1315456110  0.92
2013 Dickerman RW, McNew SM, Witt CC. Long-distance movement in a dusky great horned owl and limits to phylogeography for establishing provenance Western North American Naturalist. 73: 401-408. DOI: 10.3398/064.073.0409  0.92
2013 Baumann MJ, McNew SM, Witt CC. Morphological and molecular evidence confirm the first definitive eastern white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta C. Carolinensis) for New Mexico Western Birds. 44: 90-97.  0.92
2013 Schmitt CJ, Schmitt DC, Tiravanti JC, Angulo FP, Franke I, Vallejos LM, Pollack L, Witt CC. Avifauna of a relict Podocarpus forest in the Cachil Valley, north-west Peru Cotinga. 35: 17-25.  0.92
2012 Sibly RM, Witt CC, Wright NA, Venditti C, Jetz W, Brown JH. Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 10937-41. PMID 22615391 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1206512109  0.92
2012 Dubay SG, Witt CC. An improved phylogeny of the Andean tit-tyrants (Aves, Tyrannidae): more characters trump sophisticated analyses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 64: 285-96. PMID 22525942 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2012.04.002  0.92
2012 Jones MR, Witt CC. Utility of vocal formant spacing for monitoring sandhill crane subspecies Wildlife Society Bulletin. 36: 47-53. DOI: 10.1002/Wsb.110  0.92
2012 Menlove J, Shaw JD, Thompson MT, Witt C, Amacher MC, Morgan TA, Sorenson C, McIver C, Werstak C. Montana's forest resources, 2003-2009 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-140.  0.92
2012 Witt C, Shaw JD, Thompson MT, Goeking SA, Menlove J, Amacher MC, Morgan TA, Werstak C. Idaho's forest resources, 2004-2009 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-134.  0.92
2012 Witt CC, Dickerman RW. Differential migration by sex in North American short-eared owls Western Birds. 43: 236-247.  0.92
2011 Braun EL, Kimball RT, Han KL, Iuhasz-Velez NR, Bonilla AJ, Chojnowski JL, Smith JV, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Hackett SJ, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, ... ... Witt CC, et al. Homoplastic microinversions and the avian tree of life. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 11: 141. PMID 21612607 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-141  0.92
2011 Han KL, Braun EL, Kimball RT, Reddy S, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, ... Witt CC, et al. Are transposable element insertions homoplasy free?: an examination using the avian tree of life. Systematic Biology. 60: 375-86. PMID 21303823 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syq100  0.92
2011 Benham PM, Beckman EJ, DuBay SG, Flores LM, Johnson AB, Lelevier MJ, Schmitt CJ, Wright NA, Witt CC. Satellite imagery reveals new critical habitat for endangered bird species in the high Andes of Peru Endangered Species Research. 13: 145-157. DOI: 10.3354/Esr00323  0.92
2011 Engel JI, Hennen MH, Witt CC, Weckstein JD. Affinities of three Vagrant Cave Swallows from Eastern North America Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 123: 840-845. DOI: 10.1676/11-021.1  0.92
2011 Witt CC, Bautista E. Triorchidism in a Hummingbird Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 123: 632-635. DOI: 10.1676/10-180.1  0.92
2011 Johnson AB, Mcnew SM, Graus MS, Witt CC. Mitochondrial DNA and meteorological data suggest a caribbean origin for new Mexico's first sooty tern Western Birds. 42: 233-242.  0.92
2010 Kirchman JJ, Witt CC, McGuire JA, Graves GR. DNA from a 100-year-old holotype confirms the validity of a potentially extinct hummingbird species. Biology Letters. 6: 112-5. PMID 19776061 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2009.0545  0.92
2010 Witt C. Characteristics of aspen infected with heartrot: Implications for cavity-nesting birds Forest Ecology and Management. 260: 1010-1016. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2010.06.024  0.92
2010 Thompson MT, Duda JA, DeBlander LT, Shaw JD, Witt C, Morgan TA, Amacher MC. Colorado's forest resources, 2002-2006 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-108.  0.92
2010 Witt CC, Graus MS, Walker HA. Molecular data confirm the first record of the Long-billed Murrelet for New Mexico Western Birds. 41: 160-167.  0.92
2010 DeBlander LT, Shaw JD, Witt C, Menlove J, Thompson MT, Morgan TA, DeRose RJ, Amacher MC. Utah's forest resources, 2000-2005 Usda Forest Service - Resource Bulletin Rmrs-Rb. 1-144.  0.92
2009 Gregory TR, Andrews CB, McGuire JA, Witt CC. The smallest avian genomes are found in hummingbirds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 3753-7. PMID 19656792 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.1004  0.92
2009 Kimball RT, Braun EL, Barker FK, Bowie RC, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Han KL, Harshman J, Heimer-Torres V, Holznagel W, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, ... ... Witt CC, et al. A well-tested set of primers to amplify regions spread across the avian genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 50: 654-60. PMID 19084073 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2008.11.018  0.92
2009 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Remsen JV, Dudley R, Altshuler DL. A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds Journal of Ornithology. 150: 155-165. DOI: 10.1007/S10336-008-0330-X  0.92
2009 Merkord CL, Mark T, Susanibar D, Johnson A, Witt CC. Avifaunal survey of the río chipaota valley in the cordillera azul region, San Martín, Peru Ornitologia Neotropical. 20: 535-552.  0.92
2009 Witt CC, Lane DF. Range extensions for two rare high-Andean birds in central Peru Cotinga. 31: 90-94.  0.92
2008 Harshman J, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Huddleston CJ, Bowie RC, Chojnowski JL, Hackett SJ, Han KL, Kimball RT, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Reddy S, Sheldon FH, Steadman DW, ... ... Witt CC, et al. Phylogenomic evidence for multiple losses of flight in ratite birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 13462-7. PMID 18765814 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0803242105  0.92
2008 Hackett SJ, Kimball RT, Reddy S, Bowie RC, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Chojnowski JL, Cox WA, Han KL, Harshman J, Huddleston CJ, Marks BD, Miglia KJ, Moore WS, Sheldon FH, ... ... Witt CC, et al. A phylogenomic study of birds reveals their evolutionary history. Science (New York, N.Y.). 320: 1763-8. PMID 18583609 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1157704  0.92
2007 McGuire JA, Witt CC, Altshuler DL, Remsen JV. Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy. Systematic Biology. 56: 837-56. PMID 17934998 DOI: 10.1080/10635150701656360  0.92
2007 Witt CC, Maliakal-Witt S. Why are diversity and endemism linked on islands? Ecography. 30: 331-333. DOI: 10.1111/J.0906-7590.2007.04837.X  0.92
2006 Clark WS, Witt CC. First known specimen of a hybrid Buteo: Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni) x Rough-legged Hawk (B. lagopus) from Louisiana Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 118: 42-52. DOI: 10.1676/1559-4491(2006)118[0042:Fksoah]2.0.Co;2  0.92
2005 Witt CC. Syntopic breeding suggests mimicry of the Black-and-white Seedeater (Sporophila luctuosa) by the Black-and-white Tanager (Conothraupis speculigera) Ornitologia Neotropical. 16: 387-396.  0.92
2004 Witt CC, Brumfield RT. Comment on "Molecular phylogenies link rates of evolution and speciation" (I). Science (New York, N.Y.). 303: 173; author reply 17. PMID 14715994 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1089822  0.92
2002 Johnson KP, Weckstein JD, Witt CC, Faucett RC, Moyle RG. The perils of using host relationships in parasite taxonomy: phylogeny of the Degeeriella complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 23: 150-7. PMID 12069547 DOI: 10.1016/S1055-7903(02)00014-3  0.92
2001 Johnson KP, Moyle RG, Witt CC, Faucett RC, Weckstein JD. Phylogenetic relationships in the louse genus Penenirmus based on nuclear (EF-1α) and mitochondrial (COI) DNA sequences Systematic Entomology. 26: 491-497. DOI: 10.1046/J.0307-6970.2001.00164.X  0.92
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