Christy McCain, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States 

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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  0.68
2015 King SRB, McCain CM. Robust discrimination of Reithrodontomys megalotis and R. montanus (Mammalia: Rodentia) from Colorado, using cranial morphology and external characteristics within age classes Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 128: 1-10. DOI: 10.2988/0006-324X-128.1.1  0.68
2015 Mccain CM, Beck J. Species turnover in vertebrate communities along elevational gradients is idiosyncratic and unrelated to species richness Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12410  0.68
2014 McCain CM, King SR. Body size and activity times mediate mammalian responses to climate change. Global Change Biology. 20: 1760-9. PMID 24449019 DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12499  0.68
2014 Botero CA, Dor R, McCain CM, Safran RJ. Environmental harshness is positively correlated with intraspecific divergence in mammals and birds. Molecular Ecology. 23: 259-68. PMID 24283535 DOI: 10.1111/mec.12572  0.68
2014 Graham CH, Carnaval AC, Cadena CD, Zamudio KR, Roberts TE, Parra JL, Mccain CM, Bowie RCK, Moritz C, Baines SB, Schneider CJ, Vanderwal J, Rahbek C, Kozak KH, Sanders NJ. The origin and maintenance of montane diversity: Integrating evolutionary and ecological processes Ecography. 37: 711-719. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.00578  0.68
2013 McCain CM, Bracy Knight K. Elevational Rapoport's rule is not pervasive on mountains Global Ecology and Biogeography. 22: 750-759. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12014  0.68
2012 Cadena CD, Kozak KH, Gómez JP, Parra JL, McCain CM, Bowie RC, Carnaval AC, Moritz C, Rahbek C, Roberts TE, Sanders NJ, Schneider CJ, VanDerWal J, Zamudio KR, Graham CH. Latitude, elevational climatic zonation and speciation in New World vertebrates. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 194-201. PMID 21632626 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0720  0.68
2012 Hawkins BA, Mccain CM, Davies TJ, Buckley LB, Anacker BL, Cornell HV, Damschen EI, Grytnes JA, Harrison S, Holt RD, Kraft NJB, Stephens PR. Different evolutionary histories underlie congruent species richness gradients of birds and mammals Journal of Biogeography. 39: 825-841. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02655.x  0.68
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  0.68
2011 Fierer N, McCain CM, Meir P, Zimmermann M, Rapp JM, Silman MR, Knight R. Microbes do not follow the elevational diversity patterns of plants and animals. Ecology. 92: 797-804. PMID 21661542 DOI: 10.1890/10-1170.1  0.68
2010 Smith FA, Boyer AG, Brown JH, Costa DP, Dayan T, Ernest SK, Evans AR, Fortelius M, Gittleman JL, Hamilton MJ, Harding LE, Lintulaakso K, Lyons SK, McCain C, Okie JG, et al. The evolution of maximum body size of terrestrial mammals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 330: 1216-9. PMID 21109666 DOI: 10.1126/science.1194830  0.68
2010 Wiens JJ, Ackerly DD, Allen AP, Anacker BL, Buckley LB, Cornell HV, Damschen EI, Jonathan Davies T, Grytnes JA, Harrison SP, Hawkins BA, Holt RD, McCain CM, Stephens PR. Niche conservatism as an emerging principle in ecology and conservation biology. Ecology Letters. 13: 1310-24. PMID 20649638 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01515.x  0.68
2010 McCain CM, Sanders NJ. Metabolic theory and elevational diversity of vertebrate ectotherms. Ecology. 91: 601-9. PMID 20392024 DOI: 10.1890/09-0704.1  0.68
2010 Buckley LB, Davies TJ, Ackerly DD, Kraft NJ, Harrison SP, Anacker BL, Cornell HV, Damschen EI, Grytnes JA, Hawkins BA, McCain CM, Stephens PR, Wiens JJ. Phylogeny, niche conservatism and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 2131-8. PMID 20335205 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0179  0.68
2010 McCain CM. Global analysis of reptile elevational diversity Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 541-553. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00528.x  0.68
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  0.68
2009 McCain CM. Vertebrate range sizes indicate that mountains may be 'higher' in the tropics. Ecology Letters. 12: 550-60. PMID 19389141 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01308.x  0.68
2009 McCain CM. Global analysis of bird elevational diversity Global Ecology and Biogeography. 18: 346-360. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2008.00443.x  0.68
2007 McCain CM. Area and mammalian elevational diversity. Ecology. 88: 76-86. PMID 17489456 DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2007)88[76:AAMED]2.0.CO;2  0.68
2007 Mittelbach GG, Schemske DW, Cornell HV, Allen AP, Brown JM, Bush MB, Harrison SP, Hurlbert AH, Knowlton N, Lessios HA, McCain CM, McCune AR, McDade LA, McPeek MA, Near TJ, et al. Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction and biogeography. Ecology Letters. 10: 315-31. PMID 17355570 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2007.01020.x  0.68
2007 McCain CM, Timm RM, Weksler M. Redescription of the enigmatic long-tailed rat Sigmodontomys aphrastus (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae) with comments on taxonomy and natural history Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 120: 117-136. DOI: 10.2988/0006-324X(2007)120[117:ROTELR]2.0.CO;2  0.68
2007 Dunn RR, Mccain CM, Sanders NJ. When does diversity fit null model predictions? Scale and range size mediate the mid-domain effect Global Ecology and Biogeography. 16: 305-312. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2006.00284.x  0.68
2007 McCain CM. Could temperature and water availability drive elevational species richness patterns? A global case study for bats Global Ecology and Biogeography. 16: 1-13. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2006.00263.x  0.68
2006 McCain CM. Do elevational range size, abundance, and body size patterns mirror those documented for geographic ranges? A case study using Costa Rican rodents Evolutionary Ecology Research. 8: 435-454.  0.68
2005 McCain CM. Elevational gradients in diversity of small mammals Ecology. 86: 366-372.  0.68
2004 McCain CM. The mid-domain effect applied to elevational gradients: Species richness of small mammals in Costa Rica Journal of Biogeography. 31: 19-31.  0.68
2003 McCain CM. North American desert rodents: A test of the mid-domain effect in species richness Journal of Mammalogy. 84: 967-980. DOI: 10.1644/BJK-026  0.68
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