Gavin H. Thomas - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom 
Area:
phylogeny,macroevolution,birds

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2017 Clarke M, Thomas GH, Freckleton RP. Trait Evolution in Adaptive Radiations: Modeling and Measuring Interspecific Competition on Phylogenies. The American Naturalist. 189: 121-137. PMID 28107052 DOI: 10.1086/689819  0.36
2016 Cooper N, Thomas GH, FitzJohn RG. Shedding light on the 'dark side' of phylogenetic comparative methods. Methods in Ecology and Evolution / British Ecological Society. 7: 693-699. PMID 27499839 DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12533  0.56
2016 Cooper N, Thomas GH, Venditti C, Meade A, Freckleton RP. A cautionary note on the use of Ornstein Uhlenbeck models in macroevolutionary studies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Linnean Society of London. 118: 64-77. PMID 27478249 DOI: 10.1111/bij.12701  0.56
2016 Puttick MN, Thomas GH, Benton MJ. Dating Placentalia: Morphological clocks fail to close the molecular-fossil gap. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. PMID 26990798 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12907  0.36
2016 Simpson KJ, Ripley BS, Christin PA, Belcher CM, Lehmann CER, Thomas GH, Osborne CP. Determinants of flammability in savanna grass species Journal of Ecology. 104: 138-148. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12503  0.56
2015 Puttick MN, Thomas GH. Fossils and living taxa agree on patterns of body mass evolution: a case study with Afrotheria. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 26674947 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2023  0.56
2015 Thomas GH. Evolution: An avian explosion. Nature. 526: 516-7. PMID 26444233 DOI: 10.1038/nature15638  0.56
2015 Cooper N, Thomas GH, Venditti C, Meade A, Freckleton RP. A cautionary note on the use of Ornstein Uhlenbeck models in macroevolutionary studies Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12701  0.36
2015 Edwards DP, Gilroy JJ, Thomas GH, Uribe CAM, Haugaasen T. Land-Sparing Agriculture Best Protects Avian Phylogenetic Diversity Current Biology. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.063  0.56
2014 Sánchez-Baracaldo P, Thomas GH. Adaptation and convergent evolution within the Jamesonia-Eriosorus complex in high-elevation biodiverse Andean hotspots. Plos One. 9: e110618. PMID 25340770 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110618  0.56
2014 Portugal SJ, Maurer G, Thomas GH, Hauber ME, Grim T, Cassey P. Nesting behaviour influences species-specific gas exchange across avian eggshells. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 3326-32. PMID 25232199 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.103291  0.56
2014 Jetz W, Thomas GH, Joy JB, Redding DW, Hartmann K, Mooers AO. Global distribution and conservation of evolutionary distinctness in birds. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 919-30. PMID 24726155 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.03.011  0.56
2014 Puttick MN, Thomas GH, Benton MJ. High rates of evolution preceded the origin of birds. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 68: 1497-510. PMID 24471891 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12363  0.56
2013 Thomas GH, Hartmann K, Jetz W, Joy JB, Mimoto A, Mooers AO. PASTIS: An R package to facilitate phylogenetic assembly with soft taxonomic inferences Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4: 1011-1017. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12117  0.56
2013 Ezard THG, Thomas GH, Purvis A. Inclusion of a near-complete fossil record reveals speciation-related molecular evolution Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4: 745-753. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12089  0.56
2012 Jetz W, Thomas GH, Joy JB, Hartmann K, Mooers AO. The global diversity of birds in space and time. Nature. 491: 444-8. PMID 23123857 DOI: 10.1038/nature11631  0.56
2012 Jenkins T, Thomas GH, Hellgren O, Owens IP. Migratory behavior of birds affects their coevolutionary relationship with blood parasites. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 66: 740-51. PMID 22380437 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01470.x  0.56
2012 Thomas GH, Freckleton RP. MOTMOT: Models of trait macroevolution on trees Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 3: 145-151. DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00132.x  0.56
2012 Cassey P, Thomas GH, Portugal SJ, Maurer G, Hauber ME, Grim T, Lovell PG, Mikšík I. Why are birds' eggs colourful? Eggshell pigments co-vary with life-history and nesting ecology among British breeding non-passerine birds Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 106: 657-672. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01877.x  0.56
2012 Davies TJ, Cooper N, Felizola Diniz-Filho JA, Thomas GH, Meiri S. Using phylogenetic trees to test for character displacement: A model and an example from a desert mammal community Ecology. 93: S44-S51.  0.56
2011 McInnes L, Baker WJ, Barraclough TG, Dasmahapatra KK, Goswami A, Harmon LJ, Morlon H, Purvis A, Rosindell J, Thomas GH, Turvey ST, Phillimore AB. Integrating ecology into macroevolutionary research. Biology Letters. 7: 644-6. PMID 21527505 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0358  0.56
2011 Kuhn TS, Mooers A, Thomas GH. A simple polytomy resolver for dated phylogenies Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2: 427-436. DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00103.x  0.56
2011 Thomas GH. The State of the World's Birds and the Future of Avian Diversity Living Dinosaurs: the Evolutionary History of Modern Birds. 379-403. DOI: 10.1002/9781119990475.ch16  0.56
2009 Thomas GH, Meiri S, Phillimore AB. Body size diversification in anolis: novel environment and island effects. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 63: 2017-30. PMID 19453734 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00694.x  0.56
2009 Olson VA, Davies RG, Orme CD, Thomas GH, Meiri S, Blackburn TM, Gaston KJ, Owens IP, Bennett PM. Global biogeography and ecology of body size in birds. Ecology Letters. 12: 249-59. PMID 19245587 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01281.x  0.56
2009 Thomas GH. Bergmann's idiosyncratic rule: a role for fecundity selection? Molecular Ecology. 18: 1027-9. PMID 19243514 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04083.x  0.56
2009 García-Peña GE, Thomas GH, Reynolds JD, Székely T. Breeding systems, climate, and the evolution of migration in shorebirds Behavioral Ecology. 20: 1026-1033. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arp093  0.56
2009 Grenyer R, Orme CDL, Jackson SF, Thomas GH, Davies RG, Davies TJ, Jones KE, Olson VA, Ridgely RS, Rasmussen PC, Ding TS, Bennett PM, Blackburn TM, Gaston KJ, Gittleman JL, et al. Global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates (Nature (2006) 444, (93-96)) Nature. 458: 238. DOI: 10.1038/nature07834  0.56
2008 Thomas GH. Phylogenetic distributions of British birds of conservation concern. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 2077-83. PMID 18544508 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.0549  0.56
2008 Phillimore AB, Orme CD, Thomas GH, Blackburn TM, Bennett PM, Gaston KJ, Owens IP. Sympatric speciation in birds is rare: insights from range data and simulations. The American Naturalist. 171: 646-57. PMID 18419572 DOI: 10.1086/587074  0.56
2008 Thomas GH, Orme CDL, Davies RG, Olson VA, Bennett PM, Gaston KJ, Owens IPF, Blackburn TM. Regional variation in the historical components of global avian species richness Global Ecology and Biogeography. 17: 340-351. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2008.00384.x  0.56
2008 Cooper N, Bielby J, Thomas GH, Purvis A. Macroecology and extinction risk correlates of frogs Global Ecology and Biogeography. 17: 211-221. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00355.x  0.56
2007 Gaston KJ, Davies RG, Orme CD, Olson VA, Thomas GH, Ding TS, Rasmussen PC, Lennon JJ, Bennett PM, Owens IP, Blackburn TM. Spatial turnover in the global avifauna. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 1567-74. PMID 17472910 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0236  0.56
2007 Davies RG, Orme CD, Storch D, Olson VA, Thomas GH, Ross SG, Ding TS, Rasmussen PC, Bennett PM, Owens IP, Blackburn TM, Gaston KJ. Topography, energy and the global distribution of bird species richness. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 1189-97. PMID 17311781 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0046  0.56
2007 Meiri S, Thomas GH. The geography of body size - Challenges of the interspecific approach Global Ecology and Biogeography. 16: 689-693. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00343.x  0.56
2007 Grenyer R, Orme CDL, Davies TJ, Jackson SF, Davies RG, Olson VA, Jones KE, Gaston KJ, Blackburn TM, Thomas GH, Bennett PM, Rasmussen PC, Ding TS, Gittleman JL, Owens IPF. Grenyer et al. reply Nature. 450: E20. DOI: 10.1038/nature06375  0.56
2007 Thomas GH, Székely T, Reynolds JD. Sexual Conflict and the Evolution of Breeding Systems in Shorebirds Advances in the Study of Behavior. 37: 279-342. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(07)37006-X  0.56
2007 Székely T, Kosztolányi A, Küpper C, Thomas GH. Sexual conflict over parental care: A case study of shorebirds Journal of Ornithology. 148: S211-S217. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-007-0218-1  0.56
2006 Lislevand T, Thomas GH. Limited male incubation ability and the evolution of egg size in shorebirds. Biology Letters. 2: 206-8. PMID 17148363 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0428  0.56
2006 Storch D, Davies RG, Zajícek S, Orme CD, Olson V, Thomas GH, Ding TS, Rasmussen PC, Ridgely RS, Bennett PM, Blackburn TM, Owens IP, Gaston KJ. Energy, range dynamics and global species richness patterns: reconciling mid-domain effects and environmental determinants of avian diversity. Ecology Letters. 9: 1308-20. PMID 17118005 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00984.x  0.56
2006 Grenyer R, Orme CD, Jackson SF, Thomas GH, Davies RG, Davies TJ, Jones KE, Olson VA, Ridgely RS, Rasmussen PC, Ding TS, Bennett PM, Blackburn TM, Gaston KJ, Gittleman JL, et al. Global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates. Nature. 444: 93-6. PMID 17080090 DOI: 10.1038/nature05237  0.56
2006 Davies RG, Orme CD, Olson V, Thomas GH, Ross SG, Ding TS, Rasmussen PC, Stattersfield AJ, Bennett PM, Blackburn TM, Owens IP, Gaston KJ. Human impacts and the global distribution of extinction risk. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 2127-33. PMID 16901831 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2006.3551  0.56
2006 Orme CD, Davies RG, Olson VA, Thomas GH, Ding TS, Rasmussen PC, Ridgely RS, Stattersfield AJ, Bennett PM, Owens IP, Blackburn TM, Gaston KJ. Global patterns of geographic range size in birds. Plos Biology. 4: e208. PMID 16774453 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040208  0.56
2006 Thomas GH, Freckleton RP, Székely T. Comparative analyses of the influence of developmental mode on phenotypic diversification rates in shorebirds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 1619-24. PMID 16769632 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2006.3488  0.56
2006 Székely T, Thomas GH, Cuthill IC. Sexual conflict, ecology, and breeding systems in shorebirds Bioscience. 56: 801-808. DOI: 10.1641/0006-3568(2006)56[801:SCEABS]2.0.CO;2  0.56
2006 Thomas GH, Lanctot RB, Székely T. Can intrinsic factors explain population declines in North American breeding shorebirds? A comparative analysis Animal Conservation. 9: 252-258. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2006.00029.x  0.56
2005 Thomas GH, Székely T. Evolutionary pathways in shorebird breeding systems: sexual conflict, parental care, and chick development. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 59: 2222-30. PMID 16405165 DOI: 10.1554/05-226.1  0.56
2004 Thomas GH, Wills MA, Székely T. A supertree approach to shorebird phylogeny. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 4: 28. PMID 15329156 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-4-28  0.56
2004 Thomas GH, Wills MA, Székely T. Phylogeny of shorebirds, gulls, and alcids (Aves: Charadrii) from the cytochrome-b gene: parsimony, Bayesian inference, minimum evolution, and quartet puzzling. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 30: 516-26. PMID 15012936 DOI: 10.1016/S1055-7903(03)00222-7  0.56
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