David Jablonski

Research Summary
Macroevolution; paleobiology; evolutionary paleoecology, especially in marine invertebrates
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. Convergence and contingency in the evolution of a specialized mode of life: multiple origins and high disparity of rock-boring bivalves. Proc Biol Sci. 2023 02 08; 290(1992):20221907. View in: PubMed

  2. Specimen alignment with limited point-based homology: 3D morphometrics of disparate bivalve shells (Mollusca: Bivalvia). PeerJ. 2022; 10:e13617. View in: PubMed

  3. Evolutionary modularity, integration and disparity in an accretionary skeleton: analysis of venerid Bivalvia. Proc Biol Sci. 2022 01 26; 289(1967):20211199. View in: PubMed

  4. Calibrating phylogenies assuming bifurcation or budding alters inferred macroevolutionary dynamics in a densely sampled phylogeny of bivalve families. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 12 08; 288(1964):20212178. View in: PubMed

  5. Developmental bias, macroevolution, and the fossil record. Evol Dev. 2020 01; 22(1-2):103-125. View in: PubMed

  6. Spatial filters of function and phylogeny determine morphological disparity with latitude. PLoS One. 2019; 14(8):e0221490. View in: PubMed

  7. Common latitudinal gradients in functional richness and functional evenness across marine and terrestrial systems. Proc Biol Sci. 2019 08 14; 286(1908):20190745. View in: PubMed

  8. Extinction risk in extant marine species integrating palaeontological and biodistributional data. Proc Biol Sci. 2018 09 19; 285(1887). View in: PubMed

  9. Loss of Biodiversity Dimensions through Shifting Climates and Ancient Mass Extinctions. Integr Comp Biol. 2018 12 01; 58(6):1179-1190. View in: PubMed

  10. Contrasting responses of functional diversity to major losses in taxonomic diversity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 01 23; 115(4):732-737. View in: PubMed

  11. Approaches to Macroevolution: 2. Sorting of Variation, Some Overarching Issues, and General Conclusions. Evol Biol. 2017; 44(4):451-475. View in: PubMed

  12. Approaches to Macroevolution: 1. General Concepts and Origin of Variation. Evol Biol. 2017; 44(4):427-450. View in: PubMed


  14. Probabilistic models of species discovery and biodiversity comparisons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 04 04; 114(14):3666-3671. View in: PubMed

  15. Shaping the Latitudinal Diversity Gradient: New Perspectives from a Synthesis of Paleobiology and Biogeography. Am Nat. 2017 Jan; 189(1):1-12. View in: PubMed

  16. Unifying latitudinal gradients in range size and richness across marine and terrestrial systems. Proc Biol Sci. 2016 05 11; 283(1830). View in: PubMed

  17. Molecular phylogenetics and historical biogeography amid shifting continents in the cockles and giant clams (Bivalvia: Cardiidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2015 Dec; 93:94-106. View in: PubMed

  18. Convergence, divergence, and parallelism in marine biodiversity trends: Integrating present-day and fossil data. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 21; 112(16):4903-8. View in: PubMed

  19. The future of the fossil record: Paleontology in the 21st century. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Apr 21; 112(16):4852-8. View in: PubMed

  20. Origins, bottlenecks, and present-day diversity: patterns of morphospace occupation in marine bivalves. Evolution. 2015 Mar; 69(3):735-46. View in: PubMed

  21. Origination and immigration drive latitudinal gradients in marine functional diversity. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101494. View in: PubMed

  22. Out of the tropics, but how? Fossils, bridge species, and thermal ranges in the dynamics of the marine latitudinal diversity gradient. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 25; 110(26):10487-94. View in: PubMed

  23. Global environmental predictors of benthic marine biogeographic structure. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Aug 28; 109(35):14046-51. View in: PubMed

  24. Differential extinction and the contrasting structure of polar marine faunas. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22; 5(12):e15362. View in: PubMed

  25. Genus age, provincial area and the taxonomic structure of marine faunas. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Nov 22; 277(1699):3427-35. View in: PubMed

  26. Phylogenetic conservatism of extinctions in marine bivalves. Science. 2009 Aug 07; 325(5941):733-7. View in: PubMed

  27. Congruence of morphologically-defined genera with molecular phylogenies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 May 19; 106(20):8262-6. View in: PubMed

  28. A macroevolutionary perspective on species range limits. Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Apr 22; 276(1661):1485-93. View in: PubMed

  29. Generation of Earth's first-order biodiversity pattern. Astrobiology. 2009 Jan-Feb; 9(1):113-24. View in: PubMed

  30. Signature of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction in the modern biota. Science. 2009 Feb 06; 323(5915):767-71. View in: PubMed

  31. Colloquium paper: extinction and the spatial dynamics of biodiversity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Aug 12; 105 Suppl 1:11528-35. View in: PubMed

  32. Biotic interactions and macroevolution: extensions and mismatches across scales and levels. Evolution. 2008 Apr; 62(4):715-39. View in: PubMed

  33. Species-genus ratios reflect a global history of diversification and range expansion in marine bivalves. Proc Biol Sci. 2008 May 22; 275(1639):1117-23. View in: PubMed

  34. Contrarian clade confirms the ubiquity of spatial origination patterns in the production of latitudinal diversity gradients. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Nov 13; 104(46):18129-34. View in: PubMed

  35. Out of the tropics: evolutionary dynamics of the latitudinal diversity gradient. Science. 2006 Oct 06; 314(5796):102-6. View in: PubMed

  36. Larval ecology, geographic range, and species survivorship in Cretaceous mollusks: organismic versus species-level explanations. Am Nat. 2006 Oct; 168(4):556-64. View in: PubMed

  37. Assessing the fidelity of the fossil record by using marine bivalves. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 25; 103(17):6599-604. View in: PubMed

  38. Evolutionary innovations in the fossil record: the intersection of ecology, development, and macroevolution. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2005 Nov 15; 304(6):504-19. View in: PubMed

  39. Species-level heritability reaffirmed: a comment on "on the heritability of geographic range sizes". Am Nat. 2005 Jul; 166(1):129-35; discussion 136-43. View in: PubMed

  40. Diversity, endemism, and age distributions in macroevolutionary sources and sinks. Am Nat. 2005 Jun; 165(6):623-33. View in: PubMed

  41. Extinction: past and present. Nature. 2004 Feb 12; 427(6975):589. View in: PubMed

  42. Morphological and developmental macroevolution: a paleontological perspective. Int J Dev Biol. 2003; 47(7-8):517-22. View in: PubMed

  43. The impact of the pull of the recent on the history of marine diversity. Science. 2003 May 16; 300(5622):1133-5. View in: PubMed

  44. Geographical range and speciation in fossil and living molluscs. Proc Biol Sci. 2003 Feb 22; 270(1513):401-6. View in: PubMed

  45. Survival without recovery after mass extinctions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 11; 99(12):8139-44. View in: PubMed

  46. Eastern Pacific molluscan provinces and latitudinal diversity gradient: no evidence for "Rapoport's rule". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Sep 13; 91(19):8871-4. View in: PubMed

  47. Paleobiology, community ecology, and scales of ecological pattern. Ecology. 1996 Jul; 77(5):1367-78. View in: PubMed

  48. The biology of mass extinction: a palaeontological view. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1989; 325:357-68. View in: PubMed

  49. Geography of end-Cretaceous marine bivalve extinctions. Science. 1993 May 14; 260:971-3. View in: PubMed

  50. Selectivity of end-Cretaceous marine bivalve extinctions. Science. 1995 Apr 21; 268(5209):389-91. View in: PubMed

  51. Lessons from the past: evolutionary impacts of mass extinctions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 May 08; 98(10):5393-8. View in: PubMed

  52. The future of the fossil record. Science. 1999 Jun 25; 284(5423):2114-6. View in: PubMed