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[70] Bennett JM, JA Steets, JH Burns, LA Burkle, JC Vamosi, M Wolowski, G Arceo-Gómez, M Burd, et al. 2020. Land use and pollinator dependency drives global patterns of pollen limitation in the Anthropocene. Nature Communications 11(1):3999.

[69] Kattge, J et al. 2020. TRY plant trait database - enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology, 26: 119-188.

[68] Burns, JH, JM Bennett, J Li, J Xia, G Arceo-Gómez, M Burd, LA Burkle, W Durka, AG Ellis, L Freitas, JG Rodger, JC Vamosi, M Wolowski, T-L Ashman, TM Knight, JA Steets. 2019. Invasive species produce few ovules per flower and large numbers of flowers, resulting in reproductive success even when pollinators limit reproduction. New Phytologist

[67] Villalobos S, JM Sevenello-Montagner, JC Vamosi. 2019. Specialization in plant–pollinator networks: insights from local-scale interactions in Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. BMC Ecology 19, 34.

[66] Bennett JM, JA Steets, JH Burns, W Durka, JC Vamosi, G Arceo-Gómez, M Burd, LA Burkle, AG Ellis, L Freitas, J Li, JG Rodger, M Wolowski, J Xia, TL Ashman, TM Knight. 2019. GloPL, a global data base on pollen limitation of plant reproduction. Scientific data 5, 180249

[65] Vamosi JC, S Magallon, I Mayrose, SP Otto, H Sauquet. 2018. Macroevolutionary patterns of flowering plant speciation and extinction. Annual Review of Plant Biology 69: 685-706.

[64] Lewthwaite JMM., AL Angert, SW Kembel, SJ Goring, TJ Davies, AO Mooers, FAH Sperling, SM Vamosi, JC Vamosi, and JT Kerr. 2018. Canadian butterfly climate debt is significant and moderated only by range size. Ecography 41 (12): 2005-2015

[63] Villalobos S, JC Vamosi. 2018. Climate and habitat influences on bee pollinator community structure in Western Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96 (9): 1002-1009.

[62] Abeli T, JC Vamosi, S Orsenigo. 2018. The importance of marginal population hotspots of cold-adapted species for research on climate change and conservation. Journal of Biogeography 45 (5): 977-985.

[61] Zhu Y-R, M Yang, JC Vamosi, WS Armbruster, T Wan, Y-B Gong. 2017. Feeding the enemy: loss of nectar and nectaries to herbivores reduces tepal damage and increases pollinator attraction in Iris bulleyana. Biology Letters 13: 20170271

[60] Ogutcen E, J Theriault, DB King, JC Vamosi. 2017. Diversification rates in Antirrhineae (Plantaginaceae): The contribution of range shifts and pollination modes. Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 26:39-52

[59] Grossenbacher DL, Brandvain Y, Auld JR, Burd M, Cheptou PO, Conner JK, Grant AG, Hovick SM, Pannell JR, Pauw A, Petanidou T, Randle AM, Rubio de Casas R, Vamosi JC, Winn A, Igic B, Busch JW, Kalisz S, Goldberg EE. 2017. Self-compatibility is over-represented on islands. New Phytologist 215: 469–478.

[58] Muir JL, RD Sargent, JC Vamosi. 2017. Generalization alters the probability of plant community invasion. Functional Diversity 1:1-12.

[57] Armstrong CG, Shoemaker AC, Boles O, McAlvay AC, Petek N, Gibbons KS, Morales E, McKechnie I, Szabo, Anderson EN, Ekblom A, LeCompte J, Vamosi JC, Marks-Block, T, Awasis S, Nabess C, Lane P, Crumley C. 2017. Anthropological contributions to historical ecology: 50 questions, infinite prospects. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171883

[56] Goldberg EE, SP Otto, Vamosi JC, I Mayrose, N Sabath, R Ming, T-L Ashman. 2017. Macroevolutionary synthesis of flowering plant sexual systems, Evolution 71:898–912.

[55] Vamosi JC, Y-B Gong, SJ. Adamowicz, L Packer 2017. Forecasting pollination declines through DNA barcoding: the potential contributions of macroecological and macroevolutionary scales of inquiry. New Phytologist 214:11-18.

[54] Gong YB, M Yang, JC Vamosi, HM Yang, WX Mu, JK Li and T Wan. 2016. Wind or insect pollination? Ambophily in a tropical gymnosperm Gnetum parvifolium (Gnetales). Plant Species Biology, 31:272–279.

[53] Ogutcen E, JC Vamosi. 2016. A phylogenetic study on the tribe Antirrhineae (Plantaginaceae), genome duplications, and long-distance dispersal from the Old World to the New World. American Journal of Botany, 103(6):1071-81

[52] Villalobos S JC Vamosi 2016. Increasing land use drives changes in plant phylogenetic diversity and prevalence of specialists PeerJ

[51] Vamosi JC, T. Poisot. 2016. Evolutionary ecology of specialization. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.

[50] Sabath, N, EE Goldberg, L Glick, M Einhorn, T-L Ashman, R Ming, SP Otto, JC Vamosi, I Mayrose. 2016. Dioecy does not consistently accelerate or slow lineage diversification across multiple genera of angiosperms. New Phytologist, 209(3):1290-300

[49] Pannell, JR, J Auld, Y Brandvain, M Burd, JW Busch, PO Cheptou, J Conner, EE Goldberg, AG Grant, D Grossenbacher, S Hovick, B Igic, S Kalisz, A Pauw, T Petanidou, A Randle, R Rubio de Casas, JC Vamosi and A. Winn. 2015. The scope of Baker's Law. New Phytologist doi:10.1111/nph.13539. Tansley Review

[48] Muir JL, Vamosi JC. 2015. Invasive Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius, Fabaceae) and the pollination success of three Garry oak-associated plant species. Biological Invasions. 17:2429-2446

[47] Pennell MW, Kirkpatrick M, Otto SP, Vamosi JC, Peichel CL, Valenzuela N, Kitano J. 2015. Y fuse? Sex chromosome fusions in fishes and reptiles. PLoS Genetics 20;11(5):e1005237

[46] Adderley LJ, JC Vamosi. 2015. Species and phylogenetic heterogeneity in pollinator visitation affects selfing and seed production in an island system. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 176(2):186-196.

[45] Vamosi JC, SS Renner, WS Armbruster. 2014. Evolutionary ecology of specialisation: insights from phylogenetic analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 281:20142004

[44] The Tree of Sex Consortium; Ashman T-L, D Bachtrog, H Blackmon, EE Goldberg, MW Hahn, M Kirkpatrick, J Kitano, JE Mank, I Mayrose, R Ming, SP Otto, CL Peichel, MW Pennell, N Perrin, L Ross, N Valenzuela, JC Vamosi. 2014 Tree of Sex: a database of sexual systems. Nature Scientific Data 1:140015

[43] Chamberlain, SA, DP Vazquez, L Carvalheiro, E Elle, JC Vamosi. 2014. Phylogenetic tree shape and the structure of mutualistic networks. Journal of Ecology 102:1234-1243

[42] Bachtrog D, JE Mank, CL Peichel, M Kirkpatrick, SP Otto, T-L Ashman, MW Hahn, J Kitano, I Mayrose, R Ming, N Perrin, L Ross, N Valenzuela, JC Vamosi. 2014. Sex determination: why so many ways of doing it? PloS Biology, 12(7): e1001899

[41] Chamberlain SA, RV Cartar, AC Worley, SJ Semmler, G Gielens, S Elwell, ME Evans, JC Vamosi, E Elle. 2014. Traits and phylogenetic history contribute to network structure across Canadian plant-pollinator communities. Oecologia, 176(2):545-556

[40] Vamosi JC, CM Moray, N Garcha, SA Chamberlain, AO Mooers. 2014. Pollinators visit related plant species across 29 plant-pollinator networks. Ecology and Evolution 4:2303–2315

[39] Joly S, TJ Davies, A Archambault, A Bruneau, A Derry, SW Kembel, P Peres-Neto, JC Vamosi, TA Wheeler. 2014. Ecology in the age of DNA barcoding: the resource, the promise and the challenges ahead, Molecular Ecology Resources 14: 221-232

[38] Ogutcen E, Hamper B, JC Vamosi. 2014. Diversification in monkeyflowers: an investigation of the effects of elevation and floral color in the genus Mimulus. Int J of Evol Biol, Article ID 382453.

[37] Jian-Cheng W, JC Vamosi, Y Hong-Lan, Z Dao-Yuan, P Bo-Rong. 2013. Phylogenetic signal detection in taxa that experienced a slowdown in diversification rate: verification in Pedicularis sp.(Orobanchaceae). Vegetos 26 (2), 72-79

[36] McEwen JR, JC Vamosi, SM Rogers. 2013. Natural selection and neutral evolution jointly drive population divergence between alpine and lowland ecotypes of the allopolyploid plant Anemone multifida (Ranunculaceae). PLoS ONE 8(7): e68889.

[35] Vamosi JC, JA Steets, T-L Ashman. 2013, Drivers of pollen limitation: macroecological interactions between breeding system, rarity, and diversity. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 6: 171-180.

[34] Rae JM & JC Vamosi. 2013. UV reflectance mediates pollinator visitation in Mimulus guttatus. Plant Species Biology, 28:177-184

[33] Vamosi JC & JR McEwen. 2013. Origin, elevation, and evolutionary success of hybrids and polyploids in British Columbia, Canada. Botany 91:182-188

[32] Vamosi SM & JC Vamosi. 2012. Causes and consequences of range size variation: the influence of traits, speciation, and extinction. Frontiers of Biogeography 4(4) available online:

[31] Davila YC, E Elle, JC Vamosi, L Hermanutz, JT Kerr, CJ Lortie, AR Westwood, TS Woodcock, & A Worley. 2012. Ecosystem services of pollinator diversity: a review of the relationship with pollen limitation of plant reproduction, Botany, 90:535-543.

[30] Vamosi JC, E Elle, RD Sargent. 2012. Pollination biology research in Canada: perspectives on a mutualism at different scales, Botany, 90:v-vi.

[29] Vamosi JC & SM Vamosi. 2012. Zygomorphy, area and the latitudinal biodiversity gradient in angiosperms, in Evolution of Plant-Pollinator Relationships, Cambridge University Press, pp. 320-342.

[28] McEwen JR, JC Vamosi & SM Rogers. 2011. Rapid isolation and cross-amplification of microsatellite markers in Plectritis congesta (Valerianaceae) with 454 sequencing. American Journal of Botany,98:e369-71.

[27] Vamosi JC & SM Vamosi. 2011. Factors influencing diversification in angiosperms: at the crossroads of intrinsic and extrinsic traits. American Journal of Botany, 98: 460-471.

[26] Vamosi JC & SM Vamosi. 2010. Key innovations within a geographical context in flowering plants: towards resolving Darwins abominable mystery. Ecology Letters 13: 1270-1279.

[25] McEwen JR & JC Vamosi. 2010. Floral colour versus phylogeny in structuring subalpine flowering communities. Proc. R. Soc. B 277(1696): 2957-2965.

[24] Alonso C, JC Vamosi, TM Knight, J Steets & T-L Ashman. 2010. Is reproduction of endemic plant species particularly pollen limited in biodiversity hotspots? Oikos, 119: 1192-1200.

[23] Schuett, EM & JC Vamosi. 2010. Phylogenetic community context influences pollen delivery to Allium cernuum. Evolutionary Biology 37:19-28.

[22] Burd M, Ashman T-L, Campbell DR, Dudash MR, Johnston MO, Knight TM, Mazer SJ, Mitchell RJ, Steets JA & Vamosi JC. 2009. Ovule number per flower in a world of uncertain pollination. American Journal of Botany, 96:1159-1167.

[21] Vamosi SM, Heard SB, Vamosi JC & Webb CO. 2009. Emerging patterns in the comparative analysis of phylogenetic community structure. Molecular Ecology 18: 572-592.

[20] Vamosi JC & Vamosi SM. 2008. Extinction risk escalates in the tropics. PLoS ONE 3(12): e3886.

[19] Vamosi JC & Wilson JRU. 2008. Nonrandom extinction leads to elevated loss of angiosperm evolutionary history. Ecology Letters 11: 1047-1053.

[18] Proches S, Wilson JRU, Vamosi JC & Richardson DM. 2008. Plant diversity in the human diet: weak phylogenetic signal indicates breadth. BioScience 58:151-159.

[17] Sargent RD & Vamosi JC. 2008. The influence of canopy position, pollinator syndrome, and region on evolutionary transitions in pollinator guild size. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169:39-47.

[16] Vamosi JC, Zhang Y & Wilson WG. 2007. Animal dispersal dynamics promoting dioecy over hermaphroditism. American Naturalist 170:485-491.

[15] Vamosi JC, Goring SG, Kennedy BF, Mayberry RJ, Moray CM, Neame LA, Tunbridge ND & Elle E. 2007. Pollination, floral display, and the ecological correlates of polyploidy. Functional Ecosystems and Communities 1:1-9. [Invited Review]

[14] Vamosi SM, Naydani CJ & Vamosi JC. 2007. Body size and species richness along geographical gradients in Albertan diving beetle (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) communities. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85:443-449.

[13] Vamosi JC & Vamosi SM. 2007. Body size, rarity, and phylogenetic community structure: insights from diving beetle assemblages of Alberta. Diversity and Distributions 13:1-10.

[12] Vamosi JC, Vamosi SM & Barrett SCH. 2006. Sex in advertising: dioecy alters the net benefits of attractiveness in Sagittaria latifolia (Alismataceae). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273: 2401-2407.

[11] Vamosi JC & Dickinson TA. 2006. Polyploidy and diversification: a phylogenetic investigation in Rosaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 167: 349-358.

[10] Vamosi JC, Knight TM, Steets J, Mazer SJ, Burd M & Ashman T-L. 2006. Pollination decays in biodiversity hotspots. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 103: 956-961. [pdf] Faculty of 1000 Recommended Paper
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[9] Knight TM, Steets JA, Vamosi JC, Mazer SJ, Burd M, Campbell DR, Dudash MR, Johnston MO, Mitchell RJ & Ashman T-L. 2005. Pollen limitation of plant reproduction: pattern and process. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 36: 467-497. [pdf]

[8] Vamosi SM & Vamosi JC. 2005. Endless tests: guidelines to analyzing non-nested sister-group comparisons. Evolutionary Ecology Research 7: 567-579. [pdf link]

[7] Vamosi JC & Vamosi SM. 2005. Present day risk of extinction may exacerbate the lower species richness of dioecious clades. Diversity and Distributions 11: 25-32. [pdf]

[6] Vamosi JC & Vamosi SM. 2004. The role of diversification in causing the correlates of dioecy. Evolution 58: 723-731. [pdf]

[5] Vamosi JC, Otto SP & Barrett SCH. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of the ecological correlates of dioecy in angiosperms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 1006-1018. [pdf]

[4] Vamosi JC & Otto SP. 2002. When looks can kill: the evolution of sexually-dimorphic floral display and the extinction of dioecious plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 269: 1187-1194. [pdf]

[3] Heilbuth JC, Ilves K & Otto SP. 2001. The consequences of dioecy on seed dispersal: modeling the seed-shadow handicap. Evolution 55: 880-888. [pdf]

[2] Heilbuth JC. 2000. Lower species richness in dioecious clades. American Naturalist 156: 221-241. [pdf]

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