Robert K. Colwell - Publications

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United States 
ecology, evolution, biogeography

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2019 Rahbek C, Borregaard MK, Antonelli A, Colwell RK, Holt BG, Nogues-Bravo D, Rasmussen CMØ, Richardson K, Rosing MT, Whittaker RJ, Fjeldså J. Building mountain biodiversity: Geological and evolutionary processes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 365: 1114-1119. PMID 31515384 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aax0151  0.36
2019 Rahbek C, Borregaard MK, Colwell RK, Dalsgaard B, Holt BG, Morueta-Holme N, Nogues-Bravo D, Whittaker RJ, Fjeldså J. Humboldt's enigma: What causes global patterns of mountain biodiversity? Science (New York, N.Y.). 365: 1108-1113. PMID 31515383 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aax0149  0.36
2019 Pacheco Coelho MT, Pereira EB, Haynie HJ, Rangel TF, Kavanagh P, Kirby KR, Greenhill SJ, Bowern C, Gray RD, Colwell RK, Evans N, Gavin MC. Drivers of geographical patterns of North American language diversity. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 286: 20190242. PMID 30914010 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2019.0242  0.96
2018 Rangel TF, Edwards NR, Holden PB, Diniz-Filho JAF, Gosling WD, Coelho MTP, Cassemiro FAS, Rahbek C, Colwell RK. Modeling the ecology and evolution of biodiversity: Biogeographical cradles, museums, and graves. Science (New York, N.Y.). 361. PMID 30026200 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aar5452  0.96
2017 Connolly SR, Keith SA, Colwell RK, Rahbek C. Mechanism, Process, and Causation in Ecological Models: A Reply to McGill and Potochnik. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. PMID 29279296 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tree.2017.11.009  0.36
2017 Connolly SR, Keith SA, Colwell RK, Rahbek C. Process, Mechanism, and Modeling in Macroecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. PMID 28919203 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tree.2017.08.011  0.36
2016 Colwell RK, Gotelli NJ, Ashton LA, Beck J, Brehm G, Fayle TM, Fiedler K, Forister ML, Kessler M, Kitching RL, Klimes P, Kluge J, Longino JT, Maunsell SC, McCain CM, et al. Midpoint attractors and species richness: Modelling the interaction between environmental drivers and geometric constraints. Ecology Letters. PMID 27358193 DOI: 10.1111/Ele.12640  1
2016 Chan WP, Chen IC, Colwell RK, Liu WC, Huang CY, Shen SF. Seasonal and daily climate variation have opposite effects on species elevational range size. Science (New York, N.Y.). 351: 1437-9. PMID 27013729 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aab4119  1
2015 Slik JW, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Aiba S, Alvarez-Loayza P, Alves LF, Ashton P, Balvanera P, Bastian ML, Bellingham PJ, van den Berg E, Bernacci L, da Conceição Bispo P, Blanc L, Böhning-Gaese K, Boeckx P, ... ... Colwell RK, et al. An estimate of the number of tropical tree species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112: 7472-7. PMID 26034279 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1423147112  1
2015 Rangel TF, Colwell RK, Graves GR, Fu?íková K, Rahbek C, Diniz-Filho JA. Phylogenetic uncertainty revisited: Implications for ecological analyses. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 69: 1301-12. PMID 25800868 DOI: 10.1111/Evo.12644  1
2015 Cayuela L, Gotelli NJ, Colwell RK. Ecological and biogeographic null hypotheses for comparing rarefaction curves Ecological Monographs. 85: 437-455. DOI: 10.1890/14-1261.1  1
2015 Chao A, Hsieh TC, Chazdon RL, Colwell RK, Gotelli NJ, Inouye BD. Unveiling the species-rank abundance distribution by generalizing the Good-Turing sample coverage theory Ecology. 96: 1189-1201. DOI: 10.1890/  1
2014 Longino JT, Branstetter MG, Colwell RK. How ants drop out: ant abundance on tropical mountains. Plos One. 9: e104030. PMID 25098722 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0104030  1
2014 Sunday JM, Bates AE, Kearney MR, Colwell RK, Dulvy NK, Longino JT, Huey RB. Thermal-safety margins and the necessity of thermoregulatory behavior across latitude and elevation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 5610-5. PMID 24616528 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1316145111  1
2014 Chao A, Gotelli NJ, Hsieh TC, Sander EL, Ma KH, Colwell RK, Ellison AM. Rarefaction and extrapolation with Hill numbers: A framework for sampling and estimation in species diversity studies Ecological Monographs. 84: 45-67. DOI: 10.1890/13-0133.1  1
2014 Wu Y, Colwell RK, Han N, Zhang R, Wang W, Quan Q, Zhang C, Song G, Qu Y, Lei F. Understanding historical and current patterns of species richness of babblers along a 5000-m subtropical elevational gradient Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23: 1167-1176. DOI: 10.1111/Geb.12197  1
2014 Colwell RK, Elsensohn JE. EstimateS turns 20: Statistical estimation of species richness and shared species from samples, with non-parametric extrapolation Ecography. 37: 609-613. DOI: 10.1111/Ecog.00814  1
2014 Bates AE, Pecl GT, Frusher S, Hobday AJ, Wernberg T, Smale DA, Sunday JM, Hill NA, Dulvy NK, Colwell RK, Holbrook NJ, Fulton EA, Slawinski D, Feng M, Edgar GJ, et al. Defining and observing stages of climate-mediated range shifts in marine systems Global Environmental Change. 26: 27-38. DOI: 10.1016/J.Gloenvcha.2014.03.009  1
2013 Dornelas M, Magurran AE, Buckland ST, Chao A, Chazdon RL, Colwell RK, Curtis T, Gaston KJ, Gotelli NJ, Kosnik MA, McGill B, McCune JL, Morlon H, Mumby PJ, Ovreås L, et al. Quantifying temporal change in biodiversity: challenges and opportunities. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20121931. PMID 23097514 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2012.1931  1
2013 Gavin MC, Botero CA, Bowern C, Colwell RK, Dunn M, Dunn RR, Gray RD, Kirby KR, McCarter J, Powell A, Rangel TF, Stepp JR, Trautwein M, Verdolin JL, Yanega G. Toward a mechanistic understanding of linguistic diversity Bioscience. 63: 524-535. DOI: 10.1525/Bio.2013.63.7.6  1
2013 Wu Y, Colwell RK, Rahbek C, Zhang C, Quan Q, Wang C, Lei F. Explaining the species richness of birds along a subtropical elevational gradient in the Hengduan Mountains Journal of Biogeography. 40: 2310-2323. DOI: 10.1111/Jbi.12177  1
2012 Eren MI, Chao A, Hwang WH, Colwell RK. Estimating the richness of a population when the maximum number of classes is fixed: a nonparametric solution to an archaeological problem. Plos One. 7: e34179. PMID 22666316 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0034179  1
2012 Gotelli NJ, Chao A, Colwell RK, Hwang WH, Graves GR. Specimen-based modeling, stopping rules, and the extinction of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Conservation Biology : the Journal of the Society For Conservation Biology. 26: 47-56. PMID 21797923 DOI: 10.1111/J.1523-1739.2011.01715.X  1
2012 Colwell RK, Dunn RR, Harris NC. Coextinction and persistence of dependent species in a changing world Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 43: 183-203. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev-Ecolsys-110411-160304  1
2012 Colwell RK, Chao A, Gotelli NJ, Lin SY, Mao CX, Chazdon RL, Longino JT. Models and estimators linking individual-based and sample-based rarefaction, extrapolation and comparison of assemblages Journal of Plant Ecology. 5: 3-21. DOI: 10.1093/Jpe/Rtr044  1
2011 McCain CM, Colwell RK. Assessing the threat to montane biodiversity from discordant shifts in temperature and precipitation in a changing climate. Ecology Letters. 14: 1236-45. PMID 21981631 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2011.01695.X  1
2011 Chazdon RL, Chao A, Colwell RK, Lin SY, Norden N, Letcher SG, Clark DB, Finegan B, Arroyo JP. A novel statistical method for classifying habitat generalists and specialists. Ecology. 92: 1332-43. PMID 21797161 DOI: 10.1890/10-1345.1  1
2011 Rahbek C, Colwell RK. Biodiversity: Species loss revisited. Nature. 473: 288-9. PMID 21593855 DOI: 10.1038/473288A  1
2011 Longino JT, Colwell RK. Density compensation, species composition, and richness of ants on a neotropical elevational gradient Ecosphere. 2. DOI: 10.1890/Es10-00200.1  1
2010 Colwell RK, Rangel TF. A stochastic, evolutionary model for range shifts and richness on tropical elevational gradients under Quaternary glacial cycles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 365: 3695-707. PMID 20980317 DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.2010.0293  1
2010 Colwell RK. Beta diversity: Synthesis and a guide for the perplexed Ecography. 33: 1. DOI: 10.1111/J.1600-0587.2009.06412.X  1
2009 Stork NE, Coddington JA, Colwell RK, Chazdon RL, Dick CW, Peres CA, Sloan S, Willis K. Vulnerability and resilience of tropical forest species to land-use change. Conservation Biology : the Journal of the Society For Conservation Biology. 23: 1438-47. PMID 20078644 DOI: 10.1111/J.1523-1739.2009.01335.X  1
2009 Colwell RK, Rangel TF. Hutchinson's duality: the once and future niche. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106: 19651-8. PMID 19805163 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0901650106  1
2009 Gotelli NJ, Anderson MJ, Arita HT, Chao A, Colwell RK, Connolly SR, Currie DJ, Dunn RR, Graves GR, Green JL, Grytnes JA, Jiang YH, Jetz W, Kathleen Lyons S, McCain CM, et al. Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology. Ecology Letters. 12: 873-86. PMID 19702748 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2009.01353.X  1
2009 Dunn RR, Harris NC, Colwell RK, Koh LP, Sodhi NS. The sixth mass coextinction: are most endangered species parasites and mutualists? Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 3037-45. PMID 19474041 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.0413  1
2009 Chao A, Colwell RK, Lin CW, Gotelli NJ. Sufficient sampling for asymptotic minimum species richness estimators. Ecology. 90: 1125-33. PMID 19449706 DOI: 10.1890/07-2147.1  1
2009 Kumar A, Longino JT, Colwell RK, O'Donnell S. Elevational patterns of diversity and abundance of eusocial paper wasps (Vespidae) in costa rica Biotropica. 41: 338-346. DOI: 10.1111/J.1744-7429.2008.00483.X  1
2009 Colwell RK, Gotelli NJ, Rahbek C, Entsminger GL, Farrell C, Graves GR. Peaks, plateaus, canyons, and craters: The complex geometry of simple mid-domain effect models Evolutionary Ecology Research. 11: 355-370.  1
2008 Colwell RK, Brehm G, Cardelús CL, Gilman AC, Longino JT. Global warming, elevational range shifts, and lowland biotic attrition in the wet tropics. Science (New York, N.Y.). 322: 258-61. PMID 18845754 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1162547  1
2008 Carranza A, Colwell RK, Rangel TFLVB. Distribution of megabenthic gastropods along environmental gradients: The mid-domain effect and beyond Marine Ecology Progress Series. 367: 193-202. DOI: 10.3354/Meps07596  1
2008 Colwell RK. RangeModel: Tools for exploring and assessing geometric constraints on species richness (the mid-domain effect) along transects Ecography. 31: 4-7. DOI: 10.1111/J.2008.0906-7590.05347.X  1
2008 Sodhi NS, Koh LP, Peh KSH, Tan HTW, Chazdon RL, Corlett RT, Lee TM, Colwell RK, Brook BW, Sekercioglu CH, Bradshaw CJA. Correlates of extinction proneness in tropical angiosperms Diversity and Distributions. 14: 1-10. DOI: 10.1111/J.1472-4642.2007.00398.X  1
2007 Rangel TF, Diniz-Filho JA, Colwell RK. Species richness and evolutionary niche dynamics: a spatial pattern-oriented simulation experiment. The American Naturalist. 170: 602-16. PMID 17891738 DOI: 10.1086/521315  1
2007 Lees DC, Colwell RK. A strong Madagascan rainforest MDE and no equatorward increase in species richness: re-analysis of 'The missing Madagascan mid-domain effect', by Kerr J.T., Perring M. & Currie D.J. (Ecology Letters 9:149-159, 2006). Ecology Letters. 10: E4-8; author reply E. PMID 17663706 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2007.01040.X  1
2007 Horner-Devine MC, Silver JM, Leibold MA, Bohannan BJ, Colwell RK, Fuhrman JA, Green JL, Kuske CR, Martiny JB, Muyzer G, OvreÃ¥s L, Reysenbach AL, Smith VH. A comparison of taxon co-occurrence patterns for macro- and microorganisms. Ecology. 88: 1345-53. PMID 17601127 DOI: 10.1890/06-0286  1
2007 Rahbek C, Gotelli NJ, Colwell RK, Entsminger GL, Rangel TF, Graves GR. Predicting continental-scale patterns of bird species richness with spatially explicit models. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 274: 165-74. PMID 17148246 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2006.3700  1
2007 Brehm G, Colwell RK, Kluge J. The role of environment and mid-domain effect on moth species richness along a tropical elevational gradient Global Ecology and Biogeography. 16: 205-219. DOI: 10.1111/J.1466-8238.2006.00281.X  1
2006 Chao A, Chazdon RL, Colwell RK, Shen TJ. Abundance-based similarity indices and their estimation when there are unseen species in samples. Biometrics. 62: 361-71. PMID 16918900 DOI: 10.1111/J.1541-0420.2005.00489.X  1
2006 Martiny JB, Bohannan BJ, Brown JH, Colwell RK, Fuhrman JA, Green JL, Horner-Devine MC, Kane M, Krumins JA, Kuske CR, Morin PJ, Naeem S, Ovreås L, Reysenbach AL, Smith VH, et al. Microbial biogeography: putting microorganisms on the map. Nature Reviews. Microbiology. 4: 102-12. PMID 16415926 DOI: 10.1038/Nrmicro1341  1
2006 Watkins JE, Cardelús C, Colwell RK, Moran RC. Species richness and distribution of ferns along an elevational gradient in Costa Rica American Journal of Botany. 93: 73-83. DOI: 10.3732/Ajb.93.1.73  1
2006 Dunn RR, Colwell RK, Nilsson C. The river domain: Why are there more species halfway up the river? Ecography. 29: 251-259. DOI: 10.1111/J.2006.0906-7590.04259.X  1
2006 Cardelús CL, Colwell RK, Watkins JE. Vascular epiphyte distribution patterns: Explaining the mid-elevation richness peak Journal of Ecology. 94: 144-156. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2745.2005.01052.X  1
2005 Bunker DE, Declerck F, Bradford JC, Colwell RK, Perfecto I, Phillips OL, Sankaran M, Naeem S. Species loss and aboveground carbon storage in a tropical forest. Science (New York, N.Y.). 310: 1029-31. PMID 16239439 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1117682  1
2005 Mao CX, Colwell RK, Chang J. Estimating the species accumulation curve using mixtures. Biometrics. 61: 433-41. PMID 16011689 DOI: 10.1111/J.1541-0420.2005.00316.X  1
2005 Chang XM, Colwell RK. Estimation of species richness: Mixture models, the role of rare species, and inferential challenges Ecology. 86: 1143-1153. DOI: 10.1890/04-1078  1
2005 Romdal TS, Colwell RK, Rahbek C. The influence of band sum area, domain extent, and range sizes on the latitudinal mid-domain effect Ecology. 86: 235-244. DOI: 10.1890/04-0096  1
2004 Koh LP, Dunn RR, Sodhi NS, Colwell RK, Proctor HC, Smith VS. Species coextinctions and the biodiversity crisis. Science (New York, N.Y.). 305: 1632-4. PMID 15361627 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1101101  1
2004 Colwell RK, Rahbek C, Gotelli NJ. The mid-domain effect and species richness patterns:what have we learned so far? The American Naturalist. 163: E1-23. PMID 15026983 DOI: 10.1086/382056  1
2004 Colwell RK, Chang XM, Chang J. Interpolating, extrapolating, and comparing incidence-based species accumulation curves Ecology. 85: 2717-2727. DOI: 10.1890/03-0557  1
2004 Jetz W, Rahbek C, Colwell RK. The coincidence of rarity and richness and the potential signature of history in centres of endemism Ecology Letters. 7: 1180-1191. DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2004.00678.X  1
2003 Colwell RK, Longino JT. Wings and stings [3] Natural History. 112: 13.  1
2002 Longino JT, Coddington J, Colwell RK. The ant fauna of a tropical rain forest: Estimating species richness three different ways Ecology. 83: 689-702. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2002)083[0689:Tafoat]2.0.Co;2  1
2001 Gotelli NJ, Colwell RK. Quantifying biodiversity: Procedures and pitfalls in the measurement and comparison of species richness Ecology Letters. 4: 379-391. DOI: 10.1046/J.1461-0248.2001.00230.X  1
2000 Colwell RK. A barrier runs through it... or maybe just a river. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97: 13470-2. PMID 11095757 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.250497697  1
2000 Colwell RK, Lees DC. The mid-domain effect: geometric constraints on the geography of species richness. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 15: 70-76. PMID 10652559 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(99)01767-X  1
2000 Oliver I, Pik A, Britton D, Dangerfield JM, Colwell RK, Beattie AJ. Virtual biodiversity assessment systems Bioscience. 50: 441-450. DOI: 10.1641/0006-3568(2000)050[0441:Vbas]2.0.Co;2  1
2000 Colwell RK. Rensch's rule crosses the line: Convergent allometry of sexual size dimorphism in hummingbirds and flower mites American Naturalist. 156: 495-510. DOI: 10.1086/303406  1
2000 Colwell R, Lees D. Reply from R.K. Colwell and D.C. Lees Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 15: 289.  1
1999 Colwell RK, Naeem S. Sexual sorting in Hummingbird flower mites (Mesostigmata: Ascidae) Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92: 952-959. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/92.6.952  1
1997 Longino JT, Colwell RK. Biodiversity assessment using structured inventory: Capturing the ant fauna of a tropical rain forest Ecological Applications. 7: 1263-1277. DOI: 10.1890/1051-0761(1997)007[1263:Bausic]2.0.Co;2  1
1995 Colwell RK. Effects of nectar consumption by the hummingbird flower mite Proctolaelaps kirmsei on nectar availability in Hamelia patens Biotropica. 27: 206-217. DOI: 10.2307/2388996  1
1994 Colwell RK, Coddington JA. Estimating terrestrial biodiversity through extrapolation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 345: 101-18. PMID 7972351 DOI: 10.1098/Rstb.1994.0091  1
1994 Colwell RK, Hurtt GC. Nonbiological gradients in species richness and a spurious Rapoport effect American Naturalist. 144: 570-595. DOI: 10.1086/285695  1
1994 Newstrom LE, Frankie GW, Baker HG, Colwell RK. Diversity of long-term flowering patterns La Selva: Ecology and Natural History of a Neotropical Rain Forest. 142-160.  1
1993 Kremen C, Colwell RK, Erwin TL, Murphy DD, Noss RF, Sanjayan MA. Terrestrial arthropod assemblages: Their use in conservation planning Conservation Biology. 7: 796-808. DOI: 10.1046/J.1523-1739.1993.740796.X  1
1992 Colwell RK. Making sense of ecological complexity: a personal and conceptual retrospective Biotropica. 24: 226-232. DOI: 10.2307/2388516  1
1991 Naeem S, Colwell RK. Ecological Consequences of Heterogeneity of Consumable Resources Ecological Studies. 86: 224-255. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4612-3062-5_12  1
1989 Losos JB, Naeem S, Colwell RK. HUTCHINSONIAN RATIOS AND STATISTICAL POWER. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 43: 1820-1826. PMID 28564336 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.1989.Tb02633.X  1
1989 Colwell RK. Hummingbirds of the Juan Fernandez Islands: natural history, evolution and population status Ibis. 131: 548-566. DOI: 10.1111/J.1474-919X.1989.Tb04790.X  1
1987 Colwell RK. The ice-minus case and a scientifically informed judiciary [1] Science. 237: 10.  1
1985 Colwell RK. The evolution of ecology. American Zoologist. 25: 771-777. DOI: 10.1093/Icb/25.3.771  1
1983 Harvey PH, Colwell RK, Silvertown JW, May RM. Null models in ecology. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. Vol. 14. 189-211. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.Es.14.110183.001201  1
1982 Colwell RK. Female-biased sex ratios (reply) Nature. 298: 495-496. DOI: 10.1038/298495B0  1
1981 Colwell RK. Group selection is implicated in the evolution of female-biased sex ratios Nature. 290: 401-404. DOI: 10.1038/290401A0  1
1978 Feinsinger P, Colwell RK. Community organization among neotropical nectar-feeding birds Integrative and Comparative Biology. 18: 779-795. DOI: 10.1093/Icb/18.4.779  1
1972 Greenstone MH, Colwell RK, Pitelka FA. Ecological assessment [3] Science. 177: 210.  1
1971 Colwell RK, Futuyma DJ. On the Measurement of Niche Breadth and Overlap. Ecology. 52: 567-576. PMID 28973805 DOI: 10.2307/1934144  0.96
1964 REDDING RW, COLWELL RK. [GARCILASO, THE SCIENTIST]. Anais Brasileiros De Ginecologia. 57: 19-20. PMID 14144471  1
1964 REDDING RW, PRYNN B, COLWELL RK. THE PHENOMENON OF ALTERNATE SLEEP AND WAKEFULNESS IN THE YOUNG DOG. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 144: 605-6. PMID 14128036  1
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