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2014
102. Bohórquez-Herrera, J., V. H. Cruz-Escalona, D.C. Adams, and M. S. Peterson. 2014. Feeding ecomorphology of seven demersal marine fish species in the Mexican Pacific Ocean. Environmental Biology of Fishes. (Accepted).

101. Collyer, M.L., D.J. Sekora, and D.C. Adams. 2014. A method for analysis of phenotypic change for phenotypes described by high-dimensional data. Heredity. (In Press).

100. Adams, D.C. 2014. A method for assessing phylogenetic least squares models for shape and other high-dimensional multivariate data. Evolution. 68:2675-2688. [PDF]

99. Adams, D.C. 2014. A generalized K statistic for estimating phylogenetic signal from shape and other high-dimensional multivariate data. Systematic Biology. 63:685-697. [PDF]

98. Caruso, N.M., M. Sears, D.C. Adams, and K.R. Lips. 2014. Widespread rapid reductions in body size of Appalachian salamanders in response to climate change. Global Change Biology. 20:1751-1759. [PDF]

  • Featured in: 1) Science Now, 2) Nature News
  • Media coverage: 1) Scientific American, 2) National Geographic, 3) BBC Nature, 4) NBC News, 5) Nature World News, 6) International Business Times, 7) Headlines and Global News, 8) The Weather Channel, 9) Austrian Tribune, 10) Huffington Post, 11) University Herald, 12) Der Standard, 13) EcoWatch, 14) Environmental Protection Online, 15) United Press International, 16) RedOrbit, 17) Des Moines Register, 18) Futurity, 19) RadioIowa, 20) Ames Tribune

97. Adams, D.C. and R. Felice. 2014. Assessing phylogenetic morphological integration and trait covariation in morphometric data using evolutionary covariance matrices. PLoS ONE. 9(4):e94335. [PDF]

96. Kraemer, A.C.*, and D.C. Adams. 2014. Predator perception of Batesian mimicry in a salamander. Evolution. 68:1197-1206. [PDF]

95. Condon, M.A., S.J. Scheffer, M. Lewis, R. Wharton, D.C. Adams, and A.A. Forbes. Lethal interactions between parasites and prey increase niche diversity in a tropical community. Science. 343:1240-1244. [PDF]

  • (commentary by Godfray 2014: Science)
  • Media coverage: 1) National Geographic, 2) Popular Mechanics, 3) Down To Earth, 4) MongaBay.com, 5) Futurity.org

94. Rivera, G., J.N. Davis, J.C. Godwin, and D.C. Adams. 2014. Parallel evolution of habitat-associated divergence in shell shape of turtles. Evolutionary Biology. 41:29-37. [PDF]

93. Adams, D.C. 2014. Quantifying and comparing phylogenetic evolutionary rates for shape and other high-dimensional phenotypic data. Systematic Biology. 63:166-177. [PDF]

2013
92. Kelly, C.D., K.E. Folinsbee, D.C. Adams, and M.D. Jennions. 2013. Intraspecific sexual size and shape dimorphism in an Australian freshwater fish differs with respect to a biogeographic barrier and latitude. Evolutionary Biology. 40:408-419. [PDF]

91. Collyer, M. L., and D.C. Adams. 2013. Phenotypic trajectory analysis: Comparison of shape change patterns in evolution and ecology. Hystrix. 24:75-83. [PDF]

90. Adams, D.C., F. J. Rohlf, and D.E. Slice. 2013. A field comes of age: Geometric morphometrics in the 21st century. Hystrix. 24:7-14. [PDF]

89. Weiner, S.A., D.A. Galbraith, D.C. Adams, N. Valenzuela, F.B. Noll, C.M. Grozinger, and A.L. Toth. 2013. A survey of DNA methylation across social insect species, life stages, and castes reveals abundant and caste-associated methylation in a primitively social wasp. Naturwissenschaften. 100:795-799. [PDF]

88. Outomuro, D., D.C. Adams, and F. Johansson. 2013. Wing shape allometry and aerodynamics in calopterygid damselflies: a comparative approach. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 13(118):1-11. [PDF]

87. Outomuro, D., D.C. Adams, and F. Johansson. 2013. Evolution of wing shape in ornamented-winged damselflies. Evolutionary Biology. 40:300-309. [PDF]

86. Berns, C.M.*, and D.C. Adams. 2013. Becoming different but staying alike: patterns of sexual size and shape dimorphism in bills of hummingbirds. Evolutionary Biology. 40:246-260. [PDF]

85. Ceballos, C., D.C. Adams, J. Iverson, and N. Valenzuela. 2013. Phylogenetic patterns of sexual size dimorphism in turtles and their implications for Rensch´s rule. Evolutionary Biology. 40:194-208. [PDF]

84. Adams, D.C., and E. Otárola-Castillo. 2013. geomorph: an R package for the collection and analysis of geometric morphometric shape data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 4:393-399. [PDF]

83. Deitloff, J., J.D. Petersen, and D.C. Adams. 2013. Complex species interactions lead to unpredictable outcomes in Plethodon. Herpetologica. 69:1-10. [PDF]

82. Adams, D.C. 2013. Comparing evolutionary rates for different phenotypic traits on a phylogeny using likelihood. Systematic Biology. 62:181-192. [PDF]

2012
81.
Kraemer, A.C., J. Kissner, and D.C. Adams. 2012. Morphological color changes in the red-backed salamander (Plethodon cinereus) while kept in captivity. Copeia. 2012:748-755. [PDF]

80. Rabosky, D.L., and D.C. Adams. 2012. Rates of morphological evolution are correlated with species richness in salamanders. Evolution. 66:1807-1818. [PDF]

79. Kaliontzopoulou, A., D.C. Adams, A. van der Meijden, A. Perera, and M.A. Carretero. 2012. Relationships between head morphology, bite performance and ecology in two species of Podarcis wall lizards. Evolutionary Ecology. 26:825-845. [PDF]

78. Blankers, T., D.C. Adams, and J.J. Wiens. 2012. Ecological radiation with limited morphological diversification in salamanders. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25:634-646. [PDF]

77. Donnelly, J., D. Adams, and J. Dekker. 2012. Does phylogeny determine the shape of the outer seed hull in Setaria seeds? Pp. 101-142 In: Dekker, J., D. Adams, A. van Aelst, B. Dekker, J. Donnelly, and M. Haar, M. Hargrove, H. Hilhorst, C. Karssen, J. Lathrop, E. Luschei, and D. Todey. 2012. Weedy Setaria seed germination-dormancy behavior: Regulatory compartmentalization. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-24309-7. 214. Pp.

76. Dekker, J., D. Adams, A. van Aelst, B. Dekker, J. Donnelly, and M. Haar, M. Hargrove, H. Hilhorst, C. Karssen, J. Lathrop, E. Luschei, and D. Todey. 2012. Weedy Setaria seed germination-dormancy behavior: Regulatory compartmentalization. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-24309-7. 214 Pp.

2011
75.
Adams, D.C., and J.O. Church*. 2011. The evolution of large-scale body size clines in Plethodon: evidence of heat-balance or species-specific artifact? Ecography. 34:1067-1075. [PDF]

74. Serb, J.M., A. Alejandrino*, E. Otárola-Castillo*, and D.C. Adams. 2011. Morphological convergence of shell shape in distantly related scallop species (Mollusca: Pectinidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 163:571-584. [PDF]

73. Adams, D.C. 2011. Quantitative genetics and evolution of head shape in Plethodon salamanders. Evolutionary Biology. 38:278-286. [PDF]

72. Valenzuela, N., and D.C. Adams. 2011. Chromosome number and sex determination co-evolve in turtles. Evolution. 65:1808-1813. [PDF]

71. Adams, D.C. A. Cardini, L. R. Monteiro, P. O’Higgins, and F.J. Rohlf. 2011. Morphometrics and Phylogenetics: principal components of shape from cranial modules are neither appropriate nor effective cladistic characters. Journal of Human Evolution. 60:240-243. [PDF]

2010

70. Kelly, C.D., and D.C. Adams. 2010. Sexual selection, ontogenetic acceleration, and hypermorphosis generates male trimorphism in Wellington tree weta. Evolutionary Biology. 37:200-209. [PDF]

69. Piras, P., P. Colangelo, D.C. Adams, A. Buscalioni, J. Cubo, T. Kotsakis, C. Meloro, and P. Raia. 2010. The Gavialis-Tomistoma debate: the contribution of skull ontogenetic allometry and growth trajectories to the study of crocodylian relationships. Evolution and Development. 12:568-579. [PDF]

68. Berns, C.M.*, and Adams, D.C. 2010. Bill shape and sexual shape dimorphism between two species of temperature hummingbirds: Archilochus alexandri (black-chinned hummingbirds) and Archilochus colubris (ruby-throated hummingbirds). The Auk. 127:626-635. [PDF]

67. Adams, D.C. and A. Nistri. 2010. Ontogenetic convergence and evolution of foot morphology in European cave salamanders (Family: Plethodontidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10(216):1-10. [PDF]

66. Adams, D.C. 2010. Parallel evolution of character displacement driven by competitive selection in terrestrial salamanders. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10(72)1-10. [PDF]

2009

65. Deitloff, J.*, J.O. Church*, D.C. Adams, and R.G. Jaeger. 2009. Interspecific agonistic behaviors in a salamander community: implications for alpha-selection. Herpetologica. 65:174-182. [PDF]

64. Escalona, T., D.C. Adams, and N. Valenzuela. 2009. Nesting ecology in the freshwater turtle Podocnemis unifilis: spatiotemporal patterns and inferred evolutionary explanations. Functional Ecology. 23:826-835. [PDF]

63. Adams, D.C., C.M. Berns*, K.H. Kozak, and J.J. Wiens. 2009. Are rates of species diversification correlated with rates of morphological evolution? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 276:2729-2738. [PDF]

62. Butterworth, K.M., D.C. Adams, H.T. Horner, and J.F. Wendel. 2009. Initiation and early development of fiber in wild and cultivated cotton. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 170:561-574. [PDF]

61. Adams, D.C., and M.L. Collyer. 2009. A general framework for the analysis of phenotypic trajectories in evolutionary studies. Evolution. 63:1143-1154. [PDF] [Digital Archive] [cover acknowledgment]

60. Marsteller, S.*, D.C. Adams, M.L. Collyer, and M. Condon. 2009. Six sympatric cryptic species on a single host plant: morphometric evidence for possible reproductive character displacement. Ecological Entomology. 34:66-73. [PDF]

2008
59.
Myers, E.M.*, and D.C. Adams. 2008. Morphology is decoupled from interspecific competition in Plethodon salamanders in the Shenandoah Mountains. Herpetologica. 64:281-289. [PDF]

58. Berner, D., D.C. Adams, A.C. Grandchamp, and A.P. Hendry. 2008. Inferring natural selection from patterns of lake-stream divergence in stickleback foraging morphology. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21:1653-1665. [PDF]

57. Olson, C.R.*, C.M. Vleck, and D.C. Adams. 2008. Decoupling morphological development from growth in periodically cooled zebra finch embryos. Journal of Morphology. 269:875-883. [PDF]

56. Deitloff, J.*, D.C. Adams, B.F.M. Olechnowski*, and R.G. Jaeger. 2008. Interspecific aggression in OhioPlethodon: implications for competition. Herpetologica. 64:180-188.[PDF]

55. Condon, M., D.C. Adams, D. Bann*, K. Flaherty*, J. Gammons, J. Johnson, M.L. Lewis, S. Marsteller*, S.J. Scheffer, F. Serna, and S. Swensen. 2008. Uncovering tropical diversity: six sympatric cryptic species of Blepharoneura (Diptera: Tephritidae) in flowers of Gurania spinulosa (Cucurbitaceae) in eastern Ecuador. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 93:779-797. [PDF]

54. Adams, D.C. 2008. Phylogenetic meta-analysis. Evolution. 62:567-572.[PDF] [cover acknowledgment] [Digital Archive]

53. Adams, D.C., and J.O. Church*. 2008. Amphibians do not follow Bergmann's rule. Evolution. 62:413-420. [PDF] [cover acknowledgment]

2007
52.
Collyer, M.L., C.A. Stockwell, D.C. Adams, and M.H. Reiser. 2007. Phenotypic plasticity and contemporary evolution in introduced populations: evidence from translocated populations of white sands pupfish. Ecological Research. 22:902-910. [PDF]

51. Arif, S.*, D.C. Adams, and J.A. Wicknick. 2007. Bioclimatic modeling, morphology, and behavior reveal alternative mechanisms regulating the distributions of two parapatric salamander species. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 9:843-854. [PDF]

50. Adams, D. C. 2007. Organization of Plethodon salamander communities: guild-based community assembly. Ecology. 88:1292-1299. [PDF] [Digital Archive]

49. Adams, D. C., and M.L. Collyer. 2007. Analysis of character divergence along environmental gradients and other covariates. Evolution. 61:510-515. [PDF] [cover acknowledgment]

48. Collyer, M. L., and D. C. Adams. 2007. Analysis of two-state multivariate phenotypic change in ecological studies. Ecology. 88:683-692. [PDF] [Digital Archive]

47. Adams, D.C., M.E. West*, and M.L. Collyer. 2007. Location-specific sympatric morphological divergence as a possible response to species interactions in West VirginiaPlethodon salamander communities. Journal of Animal Ecology. 76:289-295. [PDF]

46. Adams, D. C., and M. M. Cerney*. 2007. Quantifying biomechanical motion using Procrustes motion analysis. Journal of Biomechanics. 40:437-444. [PDF]

2006
45.
Hollander, J., D. C. Adams, and K. Johannesson. 2006. Evolution of adaptation through allometric shifts in a marine snail. Evolution. 60:2490-2497. [PDF]

44. Hollander, J. M. L. Collyer, D. C. Adams, and K. Johannesson. 2006. Phenotypic plasticity in two marine snails: constraints superseding life-history. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 19:1861-1872. [PDF]

43. Myers, E. M.*, F. J. Janzen, D. C. Adams, and J. K. Tucker. 2006. Quantitative genetics of plastron shape in slider turtles (Trachemys scripta). Evolution. 60:563-572. [PDF][cover illustration]

42. Maerz, J. C., E. M. Myers*, and D. C. Adams. 2006. Trophic polymorphism in a terrestrial salamander. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 8:23-35. [PDF]

2005
41.
Fedrigo, O., D. C. Adams, and G. J. P. Naylor. 2005. DRUIDS – Detection of regions with unexpected internal deviation from stationarity. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution). 304B:119-128. [PDF]

2004
40.
Adams, D. C. 2004. Character displacement via aggressive interference in Appalachian salamanders. Ecology. 85:2664-2670. [PDF] [cover acknowledgment]

39. Cerney, M. M.* and D. C. Adams. 2004. Sequestering Size: The Role of Allometry and Gender in Digital Human Modeling. SAE Transactions Journal of Aerospace. 113:208-214. (republication of: Cerney and Adams, 2004. Proc. SAE Dig. Hum. Mod. Conf.). [PDF]

38. Valenzuela, N., D. C. Adams, R. M. Bowden, and A. C. Gauger*. 2004. Geometric morphometric sex estimation for hatchling turtles: a powerful alternative for detecting subtle sexual shape dimorphism. Copeia. 2004:735-742. [PDF]

37. Swart, C. C., and D. C. Adams. 2004. The role of muscle mass and tooth number in ecological character displacement between Plethodon cinereus and P. hoffmani (Caudata: Plethodontidae). Herpetologica. 60:408-413. [PDF]

36. Kassam, D. D., D. C. Adams, and K. Yamaoka. 2004. Functional significance of variation in trophic morphology within feeding microhabitat-differentiated cichlid species in Lake Malawi. Animal Biology. 54:77-90. [PDF]

35. Edited Volume: Loy, A., M. Corti, D. C. Adams, D. E. Slice, and F. J. Rohlf, editors. 2004. Proceedings of the Rome Geometric Morphometric Workshop. Homage to Leslie F. Marcus. Special Publication of the Italian Journal of Zoology, Mucchi Editore, Modena. 71(1). 88 pp.

34. Adams, D. C., F. J. Rohlf, and D. E. Slice. 2004. Geometric morphometrics: Ten years of progress following the ‘revolution’. Italian Journal of Zoology. 71:5-16. [PDF]

33. Loy, A., M. Corti, D. C. Adams, D. E. Slice, and F. J. Rohlf. 2004. Introduction to the proceedings. Italian Journal of Zoology. 71:1-3. [PDF]

32. Cerney, M. M*. and D. C. Adams. 2004. Sequestering Size: The Role of Allometry and Gender in Digital Human Modeling. Proceedings of the SAE Digital Human Modeling Conference. Syracuse, Michigan. 2004-04DHM-38. [PDF]

2003
31.
Naylor, G. J. P., and D. C. Adams. 2003. Total evidence versus relevant evidence: response to O’Leary et al. (2003). Systematic Biology. 52:864-865. [PDF]

30. Kassam, D. D., D. C. Adams, A. J. D. Ambali, and K. Yamaoka. 2003. Body shape variation in relation to resource partitioning within cichlid trophic guilds coexisting along the rocky shore of Lake Malawi. Animal Biology. 53:59-70. [PDF]

29. Kassam, D. D., D. C. Adams, M. Hori, and K. Yamaoka. 2003. Morphometric analysis on ecomorphologically equivalent cichlid species from Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika. Journal of Zoology. 260:153-157. [PDF]

28. Valenzuela, N., D. C. Adams, and F. J. Janzen. 2003. Pattern does not equal process: Exactly when is sex environmentally determined? American Naturalist. 161:676-683. [PDF]

27. Ashlock, D., D. C. Adams, and D. Doty. 2003. Morphometric grayscale texture analysis using foot patterns. Proceedings of the 2003 Congress on Evolutionary Computation. 1575-1582. [PDF]

26. Cerney, M. M.*, D. C. Adams, and J. M. Vance. 2003. Image Warping of Three-Dimensional Scan Data. Proceedings of the SAE Digital Human Modeling Conference. Montreal, Canada. 2003-01-2231. [PDF]

25. Adams, D. C., and G. J. P. Naylor. 2003. A comparison of methods for assessing the structural similarity of proteins. in Mathematical Methods for Protein Structure Analysis and Design. Advanced Lectures. (C. Guerra, S. Istrail., eds.). Springer Verlag Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics. 2666:109-115. [PDF]

2002
24.
Jaeger, R. G., E. D. Prosen, and D. C. Adams. 2002. Character displacement and aggression in two species of terrestrial salamanders. Copeia. 2002:391-401. [PDF]

23. Adams, D. C. 2002. Review of: Morphology, Shape and Phylogeny. Biometrics. 58:694-695.

2001
22.
Adams, D. C., and C. K. Beachy. 2001. Historical explanations of phenotypic variation in the plethodontid salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus. Herpetologica. 57:353-364. [PDF]

21. Naylor, G. J. P., and D. C. Adams. 2001. Are the fossil data really at odds with the molecular data? Morphological evidence for cetartiodactyla phylogeny reexamined. Systematic Biology. 50:444-453. [PDF]

20. Rüber, L., and D. C. Adams. 2001. Evolutionary convergence of body shape and trophic morphology in cichlids from Lake Tanganyika. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 14:325-332. [PDF]

19. Tavaré, S., D. C. Adams, O. Fedrigo, and G. J. P. Naylor. 2001. A model for phylogenetic inference using structural and chemical covariates. Pp. 215-225 in Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. (R. B. Altman, A. K. Dunker, L. Hunter, K. Lauderdale, and T. E. Klein, etc.). World Scientific. Singapore. [PDF]

2000
18.
Adams, D. C., and F. J. Rohlf. 2000. Ecological character displacement in Plethodon: biomechanical differences found from a geometric morphometric study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 97:4106-4111. [PDF]

17. Rosenberg, M. S., D. C. Adams, and J. Gurevitch. 2000. MetaWin: Statistical software for meta-analysis. Version 2.0. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts. 128 pp.

16. Adams, D. C. 2000. Divergence of trophic morphology and resource use among populations of Plethodon cinereus and P. hoffmani in Pennsylvania: a possible case of character displacement. Pp. 383-394 in The Biology of Plethodontid Salamanders. (R. C. Bruce, R. J. Jaeger, and L. D. Houck, eds.). Klewer Academic/Plenum. New York. [PDF]

15. Adams, D. C., and G. J. P. Naylor. 2000. A new method for evaluating the structural similarity of proteins using geometric morphometrics. Pp. 120-121 in Currents in Computational Molecular Biology. Frontiers Science Series No. 30. (S. Miyano, R. Shamir, and T. Takagi, eds.). Universal Academy Press. Tokyo. [PDF]

14. Adams, D. C. 2000. Review of: Sampling and Statistical Methods for Behavioral Ecologists. Quarterly Review of Biology. 75:76.

1999
13.
Adams, D. C. 1999. Methods for shape analysis of landmark data from articulated structures. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 1:959-970. [PDF]

12. Jackson, J. F., D. C. Adams, and U. B. Jackson. 1999. Allometry of constitutive defense: a model and comparative test with tree bark and fire regime. American Naturalist. 153:614-632. [PDF]

11. Adams, D. C. 1999. Review of: Salamanders of the United States and Canada. Quarterly Review of Biology. 74:235.

10. Adams, D. C. 1999. Plethodon hoffmani (Valley and Ridge Salamander). Predation. Herpetological Review. 30:160. [PDF]

1998
9.
Adams, D. C., and M. S. Rosenberg. 1998. Partial-warps, phylogeny, and ontogeny: a comment on Fink and Zelditch (1995). Systematic Biology. 47:168-173. [PDF]

8. Caldecutt, W. J., and D. C. Adams. 1998. Morphometrics of trophic osteology in four ecotypes of the threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus. Copeia. 1998:827-838. [PDF]

1997
7.
Adams, D. C., and D. J. Funk. 1997. Morphometric inferences on sibling species and sexual dimorphism in Neochlamisus bebbianae leaf beetles: multivariate applications of the thin-plate spline. Systematic Biology. 46:180-194. [PDF]

6. Adams, D. C., J. Gurevitch, and M. S. Rosenberg. 1997. Resampling tests for meta-analysis of ecological data. Ecology. 78:1277-1283. [PDF]

5. Adams, D. C., M. S. Di Bitetti, C. H. Janson, L. B. Slobodkin, and N. Valenzuela. 1997. An “audience effect” for ecological terminology: use and misuse of jargon. Oikos. 80:632-636. [PDF]

4. Adams, D. C., and J. F. Jackson. 1997. A phylogenetic analysis of the southern pines (Pinus subsect. Australes loud.): Biogeographical and ecological implications. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 110:681-692. [PDF]

3. Rosenberg, M. S., D. C. Adams, and J. Gurevitch. 1997. MetaWin: Statistical software for meta-analysis with resampling tests. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts. 65 pp.

1996-1995
2.
Adams, D. C., and C. D. Anthony. 1996. Using randomization techniques to analyse behavioural data. Animal Behaviour. 51:733-738. [PDF]

1. Adams, D. C., and J. F. Jackson. 1995. Estimating the allometry of tree bark. American Midland Naturalist. 134:99-106. [PDF]