Publications

In Press


Carvajal-Endara, S., Hendry, A.P., Emery, N.C and Davies T.J. [in press]. Habitat filtering not dispersal limitation shapes oceanic island floras: species assembly of the Galápagos archipelago. Ecology Letters.

Morales-Castilla, I., Davies, T.J., Pearse, W.D. and Peres-Neto, P. [in press] Combining phylogeny and co-occurrence to improve single species distribution models. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

2016


Bezeng, B.S., Morales-Castilla, I., van der Bank, M., Yessoufou, K., Daru, B.H. and Davies T.J. [2016] Climate change may reduce the spread of non-native species. South African Journal of Botany. 103: 308-309.

Cadotte, M.W. and Davies, T.J. [2016] Phylogenies in ecology: a guide to concepts and methods. Princeton University Press.

Daru, B.H., Holt, B.G., Lessard, J.P., Yessoufou, K., Davies, T.J. [2016] Phylogenetic regionalization of marine plants reveals close evolutionary affinities among disjunct temperate assemblages. Biological Conservation. doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.08.022.

Davies, T.J., Urban, M. C., Rayfield, B., Cadotte, M. W., & Peres-Neto, P. R. [2016] Deconstructing the relationships between phylogenetic diversity and ecology: a case study on ecosystem functioning. Ecology. 97: 2212–2222

Harris, L.W. & Davies, T.J. [2016] A complete fossil-calibrated phylogeny of seed plant families as a tool for comparative analyses: testing the 'time for speciation' hypothesis. PLOS ONE. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162907

Charles-Dominique, T., Davies, T.J., Hempson, G.P., Bezeng, B.S., Daru, B.H., Kabongo, R.M., Maurin, O., Muasya, A.M., van der Bank, M., Bond, W.J. [2016] Spiny plants, mammal browsers and the origin of African savannas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 113: E5572–E5579

Stephens, P. R., Altizer, S., Smith, K. F., Alonso Aguirre, A., Brown, J. H., Budischak, S. A., Byers, J. E., Dallas, T. A., Davies, T. J., Drake, J. M., Ezenwa, V. O., Farrell, M. J., Gittleman, J. L., Han, B. A., Huang, S., Hutchinson, R. A., Johnson, P., Nunn, C. L., Onstad, D., Park, A., Vazquez-Prokopec, G. M., Schmidt, J. P. and Poulin, R. [2016] The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts. Ecology Letters 19: 1159–1171. doi:10.1111/ele.12644

Davies, T.J., Daru, B.H., Van der Bank M., Maurin O., & Bond WJ [2016] Multiple routes underground? Frost alone cannot explain the evolution of underground trees. New Phytologist 209: 910-912.

Becker, M.S., T.J. Davies and W.H. Pollard [2016] Ground ice melt in the high Arctic leads to greater ecological heterogeneity. Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12491

Elliott, T. Waterway, M. and Davies, T.J. [2016] Contrasting lineage-specific patterns conceal community phylogenetic structure in larger clades. Journal of Vegetation Science doi: 10.1111/jvs.12345.

Daru, B., van der Bank, M., Maurin, O., Yessoufou1, K., Schaefer, H., Slingsby, J.A. and Davies T.J. [2016]. A novel phylogenetic regionalization of phytogeographic zones of southern Africa reveals their hidden evolutionary affinities. Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/jbi.12619.

Tucker, C., Cadotte, M., Carvalho, S., Davies, J., Ferrier, S., Fritz, S., Grenyer, R., Helmus, M., Jin, L., Mooers, A., Pavoine, S., Purschke, O., Redding, D., Rosauer, D., Winter, M., & Mazel, F. [2016]. A guide to phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecology. Biological Reviews doi: 10.1111/brv.12252.

Yessoufou, K. & Davies, T.J. [2016] Reconsidering the loss of evolutionary history: how does non-random extinction prune the Tree-of-Life? In R. Pellens, P. Grandcolas (eds.), Biodiversity Conservation and Phylogenetic Systematics, Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation 14, doi 10.1007/978-3-319-22461-9_1

Mazel, F., Davies, T.J., Georges, D., Lavergne, S., Thuiller, W. & Perez-Neto, P.R. [2015] Improving phylogenetic regression under complex evolutionary models. Ecology doi.org/10.1890/15-0086.1

2015


Mazel, F., J.T. Davies, L. Gallien, J. Renaud, M. Groussin, T. Münkemüller, W. Thuiller [2015] Influence of tree shape and evolutionary time-scale on phylogenetic diversity metrics. Ecography doi: 10.1111/ecog.01694

Veron, S., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte, P. Clergeau, S. Pavoine. [2015]. Predicting loss of evolutionary history: where are we? Biological Reviews doi: 10.1111/brv.12228

Hatton, I.A., McCann, K.S., Fryxell, J.M., Davies, T.J., Smerlak, M. Sinclair, A.R.E and Loreau, M. [2015]. The predator-prey power law: Biomass scaling across terrestrial and aquatic biomes. Science 349, aac6284. DOI:10.1126/science.aac6284

Shooner, S., Chisholm, C., and Davies, T. J. [2015] The phylogenetics of succession can guide restoration: an example from abandoned mine sites in the subarctic. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12517

Ghai, R.R., Fugère, V., Chapman, C.A., Goldberg, T.L. and Davies, T. J. [2015]. Sickness behaviour associated with non-lethal infections in wild primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282, 20151436

Farrell, M.J., Stephens, P.R., Berrang-Ford, L., Gittleman, J.L. and Davies, T.J. [2015] The path to host extinction can lead to loss of generalist parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12342.

Bezeng, B.S., Davies, T.J., Yessoufou, K., Maurin, O. and Van der Bank, M. [2015] Revisiting Darwin's naturalization conundrum: explaining invasion success of non-native trees and shrubs in southern Africa. Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12410

Thompson, P.L., Davies, T.J., and Gonzalez, A. [2015]. Ecosystem functions across trophic levels are linked to functional and phylogenetic diversity. PLOSONE 10 (2), e0117595.

Davies, T.J. [2015] Losing history: how extinctions prune features from the tree-of-life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0006.

Daru, B. H., van der Bank, M., and Davies, T. J. [2015] Spatial incongruence among hotspots and complementary areas of tree diversity in southern Africa. Diversity and Distributions doi: 10.1111/ddi.12290.

Baeten, L., Davies, T. J., Verheyen, K., Van Calster, H., and Vellend, M. [2015] Disentangling dispersal from phylogeny in the colonization capacity of forest understorey plants. Journal of Ecology 103: 175–183. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12333.

2014

Ghai, R.R., Simons, N.D., Chapman, C.A., Omeja, P.A., Davies, T.J., Ting, N., and Goldberg, T.L. [2014] Hidden population structure and cross-species transmission of whipworms (Trichuris sp.) in humans and non-human primates in Uganda. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8 e3256 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003256.

Harris, L.W., Elliot, T.L. and Davies, T.J. [2014] Community restructuring can maintain diversity across a severity gradient in the absence of foundation species. Ecosphere 5:art112 doi: 10.1890/ES14-00242.1.

Lessard-Therrien, M., Bolmgren, K. and Davies, T.J. [2014] Predicting flowering phenology in a subarctic plant community. Botany. doi: 10.1139/cjb-2014-0026.

Wolkovich, E.M., Cook, B.I., McLauchlan, K.K. and Davies T.J. [2014] Temporal ecology in the Anthropocene. Ecology Letters. doi: 10.1111/ele.12353.

Augusto, L., Davies, T.J., Delzon, S., De Schrijver, A. [2014] The enigma of the rise of angiosperms: can we untie the knot? Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/ele.12323.

Maurin O, Davies T.J., Burrows J.E., 4, Daru, B.H., Yessoufou, K., Muasya, A.M., Van der Bank M, Bond WJ [2014] Savanna fire and the origins of “underground forests” of Africa. New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/nph.12936.

Turcotte, M.M. Davies, T.J., Thomsen, C.J.M. and Johnson.M.T.J. [2014] Macroecological and macroevolutionary patterns of leaf herbivory across vascular plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281, 20140555. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0555.

Elliott, T. L. and Davies, T. J. [2014] Challenges to barcoding an entire flora. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12277.

Davies, T.J. [2014] Commentary on: J. Felsenstein (1985) Phylogenies and the comparative method. In Foundations of Macroecology: classic papers with commentaries (Eds F.A. Smith, J.L. Gittleman, and J. H. Brown). University of Chicago Press.

Lessard-Therrien, M., Davies, T. J. and Bolmgren, K. [2014] A phylogenetic comparative study of flowering phenology along an elevational gradient in the Canadian subarctic. International Journal of Biometeorology. DOI 10.1007/s00484-013-0672-9.

Ghai, R.R., Chapman, C.A. Omeja, P.A., Davies, T.J. and Goldberg, T.L. [2014] Nodule worm infection in humans and wild primates in Uganda: cryptic species in a newly identified region of human transmission. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8: e2641

Mathieu, J. and Davies T.J. [2014] Glaciation as an historical filter of below-ground biodiversity. Journal of Biogeography. doi:10.1111/jbi.12284

Boucher, F.C., Thuiller, W., Davies, T.J. & Lavergne, S. [2014] Neutral biogeography and the evolution of climatic niches. American Naturalist. DOI: 10.1086/675506.

2013

Wolkovich, E. M. , B. I. Cook & T. J. Davies [2013] Progress towards an interdisciplinary science of plant phenology: Building predictions across space, time and species diversity. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.12599

Joly, S, Davies, T. J., Archambault, A. Bruneau, A, Derry, A., Kembel, S. W. Peres-Neto, P., Vamosi, J. and Wheeler, T. A. [2013] Ecology in the age of DNA barcoding: the resource, the promise, and the challenges ahead. Molecular Ecology Resources. DOI: 1111/1755-0998.12173

Davies, T. J., Wolkovich, E. M., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N., Allen, J. M., Ault, T. R., Betancourt, J. L., Bolmgren, K., Cleland, E. E., Cook, B. I., Crimmins, T. M., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J., Pau, S., Regetz, J., Schwartz, M. D. and Travers, S. E. [2013] Phylogenetic conservatism in plant phenology. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12154

Wolkovich, E. M., Davies, T. J., Schaefer, H., Cleland, E. E., Cook, B. I., Travers, S. E., Willis, C. G. and Davis, C. C. [2013] Temperature-dependent shifts in phenology contribute to the success of exotic species with climate change. American Journal of Botany 100: 1407–1421.

Davies, T. J. and Yessoufou, K. [2013] Revisiting the impacts of non-random extinction on the tree-of-life. Biology Letters 9: 20130343, doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.0343.

Daru, B. H., Yessoufou, K., Mankga L. T. and Davies T. J. [2013] A global trend towards the loss of evolutionarily unique species in mangrove ecosystems. PLoS ONE 8: e66686. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066686.

Mazer, S. J., Travers, S. E., Cook, B. I, Davies, T. J., Bolmgren, K., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N. and Inouye, D. W. 2013] Flowering date of taxonomic families predicts phenological sensitivity to temperature: implications for forecasting the effects of climate change on unstudied taxa. American Journal of Botany 100: 1-17.

Lanfear, R., Ho, S. Y. W., Davies, T. J., Moles, A. T., Aarssen, L., Swenson, N. G., Warman, Zanne, A. E. and Allen, A. P. [2013] Taller plants have lower rates of molecular evolution: the rate of mitosis hypothesis. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms2836

Farrell, M. J., Berrang-Ford, L., and Davies T. J. [2013] The study of parasite sharing for surveillance of zoonotic diseases. Environmental Research Letters. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015036

Yessoufou, K, Davies, T. J., Maurin, O., Kuzmina, M., Schaefer, H., van der Bank, M. and Savolainen, V. [2013] Large herbivores favour species diversity but have mixed impacts on phylogenetic community structure in an African savanna ecosystem. Journal of Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12059

2012

Yessoufou K, Daru BH and Davies TJ. [2012] Phylogenetic patterns of extinction risk in the Eastern Arc ecosystems, an African biodiversity hotspot. PLoS ONE 7: e47082

Cook, B. I., Wolkovich, E. M., Davies, T. J., Ault, T. R., Betancourt, J. L., Allen, J. M., Bolmgren, K., Cleland, E. E., Crimmins, T. M., Kraft, N. J. B., Lancaster, L. T., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J. McGill, B. J., K., Parmesan, Pau, S., Regetz, J., Salamin, N., Schwartz, M. D. And Travers, S. E. [2012]. Sensitivity of spring phenology to warming across temporal and spatial climate gradients in two independent databases. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9584-5

Davies, T. J., Cooper, N., Diniz Filho, J. A. F., Thomas, G. H. and Meiri, S. [2012] Using phylogenetic trees to test for character displacement: a model and an example from a desert mammal community. Ecology 93: S44-S51.
 
Tucker, C. M., Cadotte, M. W., Davies, T. J.  and Rebelo, T. G. [2012] Incorporating geographical and evolutionary rarity into conservation prioritization in a biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Biology 26: 593-601.
 
Rolland, J., Cadotte, M. C., Davies J., Devictor, V., Lavergne, S., Mouquet, N., Pavoine, S., Rodrigues, A., Thuiller, W., Turcati, L., Winter, M., Zupan, L., Jabot, F., Morlon, H. [2012] Using phylogenies in conservation: new perspectives. Biology Letters 8: 692-694.

Davies, T. J. and Buckley, L. B. [2012] Exploring the phylogenetic history of contemporary mammal species richness. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00759.x

Hawkins, B. A., McCain, C. M., Davies, T. J., Buckley, L. B., Anacker, B., Cornell, H. V., Damschen, E. I., Grytnes, J.-A., Harrison, S., Holt, R. D., Kraft, N. J. B. and Stephens, P. R. [2012] Different evolutionary histories underlie congruent species richness gradients of birds and mammals. Journal of Biogeography 39: 825-841.

Davies, T. J., Kraft, N. J. B., Salamin, N. and Wolkovich, E. M. [2012] Incompletely resolved phylogenetic trees inflate estimates of phylogenetic conservatism. Ecology 93: 242-247.

Wolkovich, E. M., Cook, B. I., Allen, J. M., Crimmins, T. M., Travers, S., Pau, S., Regetz, J., Davies, T. J., Betancourt, J. L., Kraft, N. J. B., Ault, T. R., Bolmgren, K., Mazer, S. J., McCabe, G., J. McGill, B. J., Parmesan, C., Salamin, N., Schwartz, M. D. and Cleland, E. E. [2012]. Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature doi:10.1038/nature11014.

Huang, S., Gittleman, J. G. and Davies, T. J. [2012] How global extinctions impact regional biodiversity in mammals. Biology Letters 8: 222-225.

2011

Pau, S., Wolkovich, E.M., Cook, B.I., Davies, T.J., Kraft, N.J.B., Bolmgren, K., Betancourt, J. & E.E. Cleland. [2011] Predicting phenology: Integrating climatology and evolution to improve forecasting in ecology. Global Change Biology 17: 3633–3643.

Davies, T. J. and Cadotte M. W. [2011] Quantifying biodiversity –does it matter what we measure? In: F. E. Zachos and J. C. Habel (eds) Biodiversity Hotspots. Springer.

Davies, T.J., Buckley, L.B., Grenyer, R., and Gittleman, J.L. [2011] The influence of past and present climate on the biogeography of modern mammal diversity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 366: 2526-2535.

Davies, T. J. and Buckley, L. B. [2011] Phylogenetic diversity as a window into the evolutionary and biogeographic histories of present-day richness gradients for mammals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 366: 2414-2425.

Davies, T.J., Smith, G.F, Bellstedt, D.U., Boatwright, J.S., Bytebier, B., Cowling, R.M., Forest, F., Harmon, L.J., Muasya, A.M., Schrire, B., Steenkamp, Y., van der Bank, M. and Savolainen, V. [2011] Extinction Risk and Diversification Are Linked in a Plant Biodiversity Hotspot. PLoS Biol 9(5): e1000620. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000620.

Davies, T.J, Allen, A. P., Borda-de-Água, L., Regetz, J. and Melián, C. [2011] Neutral biodiversity theory can explain the imbalance of phylogenetic trees but not the tempo of their diversification. Evolution 65:1841-1850.

2010

Wiens, J.J, Ackerly, D.D., Allen, A.P., Anaker, B.L., Buckley, L.B., Cornell, H.V., Damschen, E.I., Davies, T.J., Grytnes, J.-A. Harrison, S.P., Hawkins, B.A., Holt, R.D., McCain, C.M., Stephens, P.R. [2010] Niche conservatism as an emerging principle in ecology and conservation biology. Ecology Letters 13:1310-1324.

Dunn, R. D., Davies, T. J., Harris, N. C., and Gavin, M. C. [2010] Global drivers of human pathogen richness and prevalence. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 277: 2587-2595.

Harmon, L. J., Losos, J. B., Davies, T. J., Gillespie, R., Gittleman, J. L., Jennings, W. B,, Kozak, K., McPeek, M. A., Moreno-Roarck, F., Near, T., Pepin, D. J., Purvis, A., Ricklefs, R. E., Schluter, D., Schulte II, J. A., Seehausen, O., Sidlauskas, B., Torres-Carvajal, O., Weir, J., and A.Ø. Mooers [2010] Early bursts of body size and shape evolution are rare in comparative data. Evolution 64: 2385-2396.

Buckley, L. B., Davies, T. J., Ackerly, D. D., Kraft, N. J. B., Harrison, S. P., Anacker, B. L., Cornell, H. V., Damshen, E. I., Grytnes, J.-A., Hawkins, B. A., McCain, C., Stephens, P. R. and Wiens, J. J. [2010] Phylogeny, niche conservatism and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 277:2131-2138.

Cadotte, M. W. and Davies, T. J. [2010] Rarest of the rare: advances in combining evolutionary distinctiveness and scarcity to inform conservation at biogeographical scales. Diversity and Distributions 16:376-385.

Cadotte, M.W, Davies, T.J. Regetz, J., Kembel, S.W., Cleland, E. and Oakley, T.H. [2010] Phylogenetic diversity metrics for ecological communities: integrating species richness, abundance and evolutionary history. Ecology Letters 13:96-105.

Davies, J. [ 2010] Phylogenetics: predicting rarity and endangerment. In McGraw-Hill yearbook of Science and technology. pp.286-288, McGraw Hill.

2009

Pedersen, A. B. and Davies, T. J. [2009] Cross species pathogen transmission and disease emergence in primates. EcoHealth 6:496-508.

Davies, T.J., Purvis, A., and Gittleman, J. L. [2009] Quaternary climate change and the geographic ranges of mammals. American Naturalist 174 297-307.

2008

Goldblatt, P., Rodriguez, A., Powell, M. P., Davies, T. J., Manning, J. C., van der Bank, M. & Savolainen, V. [2008] Iridaceae ‘Out of Australasia’? Phylogeny, biogeography, and divergence time based on plastid DNA sequences. Systematic Botany 33 495-508.

Davies, T.J., Fritz, S. A., Grenyer, R., Orme, C.D.L., Bielby, J., Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., Cardillo, M., Jones, K. E., Gittleman, J. L., Mace, G. M. and Purvis, A. [2008] Phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 105 suppl. 1 11556-11563.

Davies, T. J. & Pedersen, A. B. [2008] Phylogeny and geography predict pathogen community similarity in wild primates and humans. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 275 1695-1701.

Jansson, R. and Davies, T. J. [2008] Global variation in diversification rates of flowering plants: energy versus climate change. Ecology Letters 11 173-183.

2007

Forest, F., Grenyer, R., Rouget, M., Davies, T. J., Cowling, R. M., Faith, D. P., Balmford, A., Manning, J. C., Proches, S., van der Bank, M., Reeves, G., Hedderson, T. A. J. and Savolainen, V. [2007] Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots. Nature 445 757-760.

Davies, T. J., Meiri, S., Barraclough, T. G. and Gittleman, J. L. [2007] Species coexistence and character divergence across carnivores. Ecology Letters 10: 146-152.

Davies, T. J. and Barraclough, T. G. [2007] The diversification of flowering plants through time and space: key innovations, climate and chance. In Reconstructing the tree of life: taxonomy and systematics of species rich taxa. Systematics Association Special Series Volume 72 ( Hodkinson, T., Parnell, J. and Waldren, S. eds), pp.149-164. CRC Press.

2006

Davies, T. J. [2006] When relatives cannot live together. Current Biology 16, R645-R647.

Davies, T. J. and Savolainen, V. [2006] Neutral theory, phylogenies, and the relationship between phenotypic change and evolutionary rates. Evolution 60: 476-483.

Grenyer, R., Orme, C. D. L., Jackson, S. F., Thomas, G. H., Davies, R. G., Davies, T. J., Jones, K. E. Olson, V. A., Ridgely, R., Rasmussen, P., Ding, T.-S., Bennett, P. M., Blackburn, T. M., Gaston, K. J., Gittleman, J. L. and Owens, I. P. F. [2006] The global distribution and conservation of rare and threatened vertebrates. Nature 444: 93-96.
See also: Grenyer, R, Orme, C. D. L, Davies, T. J., Jackson, S. F., Davies, R. G. , Olson, V. A., Jones, K. E., Gaston, K. J., Blackburn, T. M., Thomas, G. H., Bennett, P. M., Rasmussen, P. C., Ding, T. S., Gittleman, J. L., Owens, I. P. F. [2007] Effective global conservation strategies – Reply. Nature 450 E20

Chase, M. W., Fay, M. F., Devey, D. S., Maurin, O., Rønsted, N., Davies, T. J., Pillon, Y., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Tamura, M. N., Asmussen, C. B., Hilu, K., Borsch, T., Davies, J. I., Stevenson, D. W., Pires, J. C., Givnish,T. J., Sytsma, K. J., McPherson, M. A., Graham, S. W. & Rai, H. S. [2006] Multigene analyses of monocot relationships: a summary. Aliso 22: 63–75.

2005

Barraclough, T. G. and Davies, T. J. [2005] Predicting future speciation. In Phylogeny and Conservation (Purvis, A., Gittleman, J. L. and M. Brooks, T. eds), pp.400-418. Cambridge University Press.

Davies, T. J., Savolainen, V., Chase, M. W., Goldblatt, P. and Barraclough, T. G. [2005] Environment, area and diversification in the species-rich flowering plant family Iridaceae, American Naturalist 166: 418-425.

Davies, T. J., Grenyer, R. and Gittleman, J. L. [2005] Phylogeny can make the mid-domain effect an inappropriate null model. Biology Letters 1: 143-146.

Goldblatt, P., Davies, T. J., Manning, J. C. , Bank, M. v. d. and Savolainen, V. [2005] Phylogeny of Iridaceae subfamily Crocoideae based on plastid DNAs. In Monocots: comparative biology and evolution ( Columbus, J. T., Friar, E. A., Porter, J. M., Prince L. M. and Simpson, M. G. eds). Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA.

2004

Davies, T. J., Barraclough, T. G., Chase, M. W., Soltis, P. S., Soltis, D. E. and Savolainen, V. [2004] Darwin's abominable mystery: insights from a supertree of the angiosperms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101: 1904-1909.
DATA: dated tree, concensus tree, word of warning.

Davies, T. J., Barraclough, T. G., Savolainen, V. and Chase, M. W. [2004] Environmental causes for plant biodiversity gradients. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 359: 1645-1656.

Davies, T. J., Savolainen, V., Chase, M. W., Moat, J. and Barraclough, T. G. [2004] Environmental energy and evolutionary rates in flowering plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 271: 2195-2200.

Salamin, N., and Davies, T. J. [2004] Using supertrees to investigate species richness in grasses and flowering plants. In Phylogenetic supertrees: combining information to reveal the Tree of Life (Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., ed.), pp.461-486. Computational Biology, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Goldblatt, P. Manning, J. C., Davies, T. J. and Savolainen, V. [2004] Cyanixia, a new genus for the Socotran endemic, Babiana socotrana (Iridaceae subfamily Corocoideae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 60: 517-532.

2002

Savolainen, V., Heard, S. B. , Powell, M. P., Davies, T. J. and Mooers, A. Ø. [2002] Is cladogenesis heritable? Systematic Biology 51:1-9.