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-pdf Nelson, E.J., M.R. Helmus, J. Cavender-Bares, S. Polasky, J.R. Lasky, A.E. Zanne, W.D. Pearse, N.J.B. Kraft, D.A. Miteva, W.F. Fagan. 2016. Commercial plant production and consumption still follow the latitudinal gradient in species diversity despite economic globalization. PLOS ONE 11(10): e0163002
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-pdf Helmus, M.R., J.E. Behm, W.A.M. Jesse, J.J. Kolbe, J. Ellers & J.B. Losos. 2016 Exotics exhibit more evolutionary history than natives: A comparison of the ecology and evolution of exotic and native anole lizards. In: Invasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy. (eds. S.C.H. Barrett, R.I. Colautti, K.M. Dlugosch, L.H. Rieseberg) John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 122-138.

-pdf Yguel B. et al. 2016 The evolutionary legacy of diversification predicts ecosystem function. The American Naturalist 188:398-410

-pdf Tucker, C.M. et al. 2016. A guide to phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecology. Biological Reviews Altmetric
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-pdf Mazel, F. et al. 2016. The Forest, the Trees, and the Phylo-diversity Jungle. bioRxiv 63461 EEB&Flow

-pdf Pearse, W.D., Cadotte M., Cavender-Bares J., Ives A.R., Tucker C., Walker S. & Helmus M.R. 2015. pez: Phylogenetics for the Environmental Sciences. Bioinformatics 31, 2888–2890. gitm

-Vermaat, J.E., J. Ellers & M.R. Helmus. 2015. The role of biodiversity in the provision of ecosystem services. In: Ecosystem Services: From Concept to Practice. (eds. J.A. Bouma, P.J.H. van Beukering ) Cambridge University Press. pp. 25-39

-pdf Helmus, M.R., D.L. Mahler & J.B. Losos. 2014. Island biogeography of the Anthropocene. Nature 513:543-546. gitm Altmetric
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-pdf Vasseur, D.A. et al. 2014. Synchronous population dynamics are predominant among zooplankton competitors in lakes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20140633. F1000

-pdf Pearse W.D., Purvis A., Cavender-Bares J. & Helmus M.R. 2014. Metrics and Models of Community Phylogenetics. In: Modern Phylogenetic Comparative Methods and Their Application in Evolutionary Biology. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 451-464.

-pdf Blanchet, S., M.R. Helmus, B. Sébastien & G. Gael. 2014. Biogeographic vs. local drivers of phylogenetic and taxonomic diversity patterns in stream fish communities. Freshwater Biology 59:450-462.

-pdf Helmus M.R., N. Mercado Silva, & M.J. Vander Zanden. 2013. Subsidies to predators, apparent competition and the phylogenetic structure of prey communities. Oecologia 173:997–1007.

-pdf Kua, C.S., J. Ruan, M.R. Helmus, D. Zhang, J. Yu & C.H. Cannon. 2012. Reference-free comparative genomics of 174 plastids. PLoS ONE 7:e48995.

-pdf Helmus M.R. & Ives A.R. Phylogenetic diversity area curves. 2012. Ecology 93:S31-S43. Anole Annals

-pdf Eklöf, A., M.R. Helmus, M. Moore & S. Allesina. 2012. Relevance of evolutionary history for food web structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:1588-1596.

-pdf Ives, A.R. & M.R. Helmus. 2011. Generalized linear mixed models for phylogenetic analyses of community structure. Ecological Monographs 81:511-525. Recology

-pdf Scheiner, S.M., A. Chiarucci, G.A. Fox, M.R. Helmus, D.J. McGlinn & M.R. Willig. 2011. The underpinnings of the relationship between space, time, and species richness. Ecological Monographs 81:195-213.

-pdf Helmus, M.R., W. Keller, M.J. Paterson, N.D. Yan, C.H. Cannon & J.A. Rusak. 2010. Communities contain closely related species during ecosystem disturbance. Ecology Letters 13:162-174.

-pdf Ives, A.R. & M.R. Helmus. 2010. Phylogenetic metrics of community similarity. The American Naturalist 176:E128-E142.

-pdf Kembel, S.W., P.D. Cowan, M.R. Helmus, W.K. Cornwell, H. Morlon, D.D. Ackerly, S.P. Blomberg & C.O. Webb. 2010. Picante: R tools for integrating phylogenies and ecology. Bioinformatics 26:1463-1464. gitm

-pdf Helmus, M.R., *L. Allen, O. Dominguez-Dominguez, E. Díaz Pardo, P. Gesundheit, J. Lyons & N. Mercado Silva. 2009. Threatened fishes of the world: Allotoca goslinei Smith and Miller, 1987 (Goodeidae). Environmental Biology of Fishes 84:197-198.

-pdf Mercado Silva, N., M.R. Helmus & M.J. Vander Zanden. 2009. Food web structure of an impacted semi-desertic river in Mexico's central plateau. River Research and Applications 25:1090-1108.

-pdf *Ahrenstorff, T.D., G.G. Sass & M.R. Helmus. 2009. The influence of littoral zone coarse woody habitat on the home range size, spatial distribution and feeding ecology of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). Hydrobiologia 623:223-233.

-pdf Helmus, M.R. & G.G. Sass. 2008. The rapid effects of a whole-lake reduction of coarse woody debris on fish and benthic macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology 53:1423-1433.

-pdf Helmus, M.R., *K. Savage, M.W. Diebel, J.T. Maxted & A.R. Ives. 2007. Separating the determinants of phylogenetic community structure. Ecology Letters 10:917-925. F1000

-pdf Newton, R.J., S.E. Jones, M.R. Helmus & K.D. McMahon. 2007. Phylogenetic ecology of the freshwater acI lineage. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:7169-7176.

-pdf Helmus, M.R., *T.J. Bland, C.K. Williams & A.R. Ives. 2007. Phylogenetic measures of biodiversity. The American Naturalist 169:E68-E83.

-pdf Helmus, M.R. & D.E. Dussourd. 2005. Glues or poisons: which triggers vein cutting by monarch caterpillars? Chemoecology 15:45-49.

little rock
Curtain separating the basins of Little Rock Lake WI USA
Exotic Anolis garmani in Florida (J. Losos)
Exotic Anolis garmani in Florida (J. Losos)