Utheria Development


Data Outputs (from The Mammal Superteam)

2009. Jones, K.E., J. Bielby, M. Cardillo, S.A. Fritz, J. O'Dell, C.D.L. Orme, K. Safi, W. Sechrest, E.H. Boaks, C. Carbone, C. Connolly, M.J. Cutts, J.K. Foster, R. Grenyer, M. Habib, C.A. Plaster, S.A. Price, E.A. Rigby, J. Rist, A. Teacher, O.R.P. Bininda-Emonds, J.L. Gittleman, G.M. Mace and A. Purvis. PanTHERIA: A species-level database of life-history, ecology and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90: 2648. PDF. Data files can be downloaded from here and the raw data is available by registering with this site. Read about it in the news!

2008. Global Mammal Assessment. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. The original maps were used by the Global Mammal Assessment to produce updated and expert checked versions for all mammalian species and can be found here.

2007. Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., M. Cardillo, K.E. Jones, R.D.E. MacPhee, R.M.D. Beck, R. Grenyer, S.A. Price, R. Vos, J.L. Gittleman and A. Purvis.The delayed rise of present day mammals. Nature 446: 507-512. PDF. News & Views. Correndium PDF.

Publications citing earlier versions of this data set

2008. Cardillo, M., G.M. Mace, J.L. Gittleman, K.E. Jones, J. Bielby and A. Purvis. The predictability of extinction: biological and external correlates of decline in mammals. Proceedings of Royal Society of London B 275: 1441-1448. PDF.

2008. Davies, T.J., S.A. Fritz, R. Grenyer, C.D.L. Ormer, J. Bielby, O.R.P. Bininda-Emonds, M.Cardillo, K.E. Jones, J.L. Gittleman, G.M. Mace, and A. Purvis. Phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversity. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 105:11556-11563. PDF.

2008. Meri, S., N. Cooper, and A. Purvis. The Island Rule: Made to be Broken. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 275:141-148. PDF.

2008. Welch, J.J., O.R.P. Bininda-Emonds, and L. Bromham. Correlates of substitution rate variation in mammalian protein-coding sequences. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:53. PDF.

2007. Bielby, J.N., G.M. Mace, O.R.P. Bininda-Emonds, M. Cardillo, J.L. Gittleman, K.E. Jones, D. Orme and A. Purvis. The fast-slow continuum in mammalian life history: an empirical re-evaluation. AmericanNaturalist 169:748-757. PDF. Mark Ambrus' application allows you to examine some of the relationships that can be explored using the data from this paper in a graphical form.

2007a. Lindenfors, P., J. L. Gittleman, and K. E. Jones. Sexual size dimorphism in mammals.in D. J. Fairbairn, W. U. Blanckenhorn, and T. Szekely, editors. Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF.

2007b. Lindenfors, P., C.L. Nunn, K.E. Jones, A.A. Cunningham, W. Sechrest, and J.L. Gittleman. Parasite species richness in carnivores: effects of host body mass, latitude, geographical range and population density. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16:496-509. PDF.

2007. Pedersen, A.B., K.E. Jones, C.L. Nunn, and S. Altizer. Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammals. Conservation Biology 21: 1269-1279. PDF.

2006. Cardillo, M., G.M. Mace, J.L. Gittleman, and A. Purvis. Latent extinction risk and the future battlegrounds of mammal conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:4157-4161. PDF.

2006. Ezenwa, V., S.A. Price, S. Altizer, N.D. Vitone, and K.C. Cook. Host traits and parasite species richness in even and odd-toed hoofed mammals, Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla. Oikos 115:526-536. PDF.

2006. Grenyer, R., C.D.L. Orme, S.F. Jackson, G.H. Thomas, R.G. Davies, T.J. Davies, K.E. Jones, V.A. Olson, R.S. Ridgely, P.C. Rasmussen, T.S. Ding, P.M. Bennett, T.M. Blackburn, K.J. Gaston, J.L. Gittleman, and I.P.F. Owens. Global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates. Nature 444:93-96. PDF.

2006. Jeschke, J.M., and D.L. Strayer. Determinants of vertebrate invasion success in Europe and North America. Global Change Biology 12:1608-1619. PDF.

2005. Cardillo, M., G.M. Mace, K.E. Jones, J. Bielby, O.R.P. Bininda-Emonds, W. Sechrest, C.D.L. Orme, and A. Purvis. Multiple causes of high extinction risk in large mammal species. Science 309:1239-1241. PDF. News & Views

2005. Isaac, N.J.B., K.E. Jones, J.L Gittleman and A. Purvis. Correlates of species richness in mammals: Body size, life-history and ecology. American Naturalist 165:600-607. PDF.



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