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Snell Taylor, J Umbanhowar, and AH Hurlbert. 2020. The relative importance of biotic and abiotic determinants of temporal occupancy for avian species in North America. Global Ecology and Biogeography in press.

Etienne, RS, JS Cabral, O Hagen, F Hartig, AH Hurlbert, L Pellissier, M Pontarp, and D Storch. 2019. A minimal model for the latitudinal diversity gradient suggests a dominant role for ecological limits. American Naturalist 194: E122-E133.

Pontarp, M, L Bunnefeld, JS Cabral, RS Etienne, SA Fritz, R Gillespie, CH Graham, O Hagen, F Hartig, S Huang, R Jansson, O Maliet, T Münkemüller, L Pellissier, TF Rangel, D Storch, T Wiegand, and AH Hurlbert. 2019. The latitudinal diversity gradient: novel understanding through mechanistic eco-evolutionary models. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34: 211-223.

AH Hurlbert, TE Hayes, TN McKinnon, and CL Goforth. 2019. Caterpillars Count! A citizen science project for monitoring foliage arthropod abundance and phenology. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 4: 1-12.

Evans, BS, R Reitsma, AH Hurlbert, and PP Marra. 2018. Environmental filtering of avian communities along a rural-to-urban gradient in Greater Washington, D.C., USA. Ecosphere 9: e02402.

Jenkins, MF, EP White, and AH Hurlbert. 2018. The proportion of core species in a community varies with spatial scale and environmental heterogeneity. PeerJ 6:e6019.

Snell Taylor, S, BS Evans, EP White, and AH Hurlbert. 2018. The prevalence and impact of transient species in ecological communities. Ecology 99: 1825-1835.

Kuhn, T, A Meroño-Peñuela, A Malic, JH Poelen, AH Hurlbert, EC Ortiz, LI Furlong, N Queralt-Rosinach, C Chichester, JM Banda, E Willighagen, F Ehrhart, C Evelo, TB Malas, and M Dumontier. 2018. Nanopublications: a growing resource of provenance-centric scientific linked data. Proceedings of IEEE eScience

La Sorte, FA, CA Lepczyk, JL Burnett, AH Hurlbert, MW Tingley, and B Zuckerberg. 2018. Opportunities and challenges for big data ornithology. The Condor 120: 414-426.

Evans, BS, AM Kilpatrick, AH Hurlbert, and PP Marra. 2017. Dispersal in the urban matrix: assessing the influence of landscape permeability on the settlement patterns of breeding songbirds. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 63.

Stegen, JC, AH Hurlbert, B Bond-Lamberty, X Chen, CG Anderson, RK Chu, F Dini-Andreote, SJ Fansler, NJ Hess, and M Tfaily. 2016. Aligning the measurement of microbial diversity with macroecological theory. Frontiers in Microbiology 7: 1487.

Hurlbert, AH. 2016. Birds are shifting migration timing, but how, why, and is it enough? Ecology 97: 2171-2172.

Lopez, BE, KR Burgio, MB Carlucci, KA Palmquist, A Parada, VP Weinberger, and AH Hurlbert. 2016. A new framework for inferring community assembly processes using phylogenetic information, relevant traits and environmental gradients. One Ecosystem 1: e9501

Coyle, JR AH Hurlbert. 2016. Environmental optimality, not heterogeneity, drives regional and local species richness in lichen epiphytes. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 406-417.

Rabosky, DL and AH Hurlbert. 2015. Species richness at continental scales is dominated by ecological limits. American Naturalist 185: 572-583.

Evans, BS, TB Ryder, R Reitsma, AH Hurlbert, and PP Marra. 2015. Characterizing avian survival along a rural-to-urban land use gradient. Ecology 96: 1631-1640.

Hurlbert, AH and JC Stegen. 2014. On the processes generating latitudinal richness gradients: identifying diagnostic patterns and predictions. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 420.

Scheidt, SN and AH Hurlbert. 2014. Range expansion and population dynamics of an invasive species: the Eurasian Collared-Dove. PLoS ONE 9: e111510.

Data from DataDryad

La Sorte, FA, MW Tingley, and AH Hurlbert. 2014. The role of urban and agricultural areas during avian migration: an assessment of within-year temporal turnover. Global Ecology and Biogeography  23: 1225-1234.

Coyle, JR, FW Halliday, BE Lopez, KA Palmquist, PA Wilfahrt, and AH Hurlbert. 2014. Using trait and phylogenetic diversity to evaluate the generality of the stress-dominance hypothesis in eastern North American tree communities. Ecography 37: 814-826.      

Appendix       Data from DataDryad

AH Hurlbert and JC Stegen. 2014. When should species richness be energy limited, and how would we know? Ecology Letters  17: 401-413.

Supplemental Appendix       Simulation code

Coyle, JR, AH Hurlbert, and EP White. 2013. Opposing mechanisms drive richness patterns of core and transient bird species. The American Naturalist 181: E83-90.

Am Nat press release       Data and code from DataDryad

Stegen, JC, AL Freestone, TO Crist, MJ Anderson, JM Chase, LS Comita, HV Cornell, KF Davies, SP Harrison, AH Hurlbert, BD Inouye, NJB Kraft, JA Myers, NJ Sanders, NG Swenson, and M Vellend. 2013. Stochastic and deterministic drivers of spatial and temporal turnover in breeding bird communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 202-212.

Pfennig, KP and Hurlbert, AH. 2012. Heterospecific interactions and the proliferation of sexually dimorphic traits. Current Zoology 58: 450-459.

Hurlbert, AH and ZF Liang. 2012. Spatiotemporal variation in avian migration phenology: citizen science reveals effects of climate change. PLoS ONE 7: e31662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031662

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Buckley, LB, AH Hurlbert and W Jetz. 2012. Broad-scale ecological implications of ectothermy and endothermy in changing environments. Global Ecology and Biogeography.  [supporting information]

McClain, CR, JC Stegen and AH Hurlbert. 2012. Dispersal, environmental niches and oceanic-scale turnover in deep-sea bivalves. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 1993-2002. [supplemental material]

Swenson, NG*, JC Stegen*, SJ Davies, DL Erickson, J Forero-MontaƱa, AH Hurlbert, WJ Kress, J Thompson, M Uriarte, SJ Wright, and JK Zimmerman. 2012. Temporal turnover in the composition of tropical tree communities: functional determinism and phylogenetic stochasticity. Ecology 93: 490-499. (*contributed equally) [supplemental material]

McGlinn, DJ and AH Hurlbert. 2012. Scale dependence in species turnover reflects variance in species occupancy. Ecology 93: 294-302. [supplemental material]

Stegen, JC and AH Hurlbert. 2011. Inferring ecological processes from taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional trait ?-diversity. PLoS ONE 6: e20906.

Thibault, KM, EP White, AH Hurlbert, and SKM Ernest. 2011. Multimodality in the individual size distributions of bird communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20: 145-153.  [supplemental material]

White, EP, SKM Ernest, PB Adler, AH Hurlbert, and SK Lyons. 2010. Integrating spatial and temporal approaches to understanding species richness. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 365: 3633-3643.

Meehan, TD, AH Hurlbert, and C Gratton. 2010. Bird communities in future bioenergy landscapes of the Upper Midwest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107: 18533-18538.    [supplemental material] [commentary]

Hurlbert, AH and W Jetz. 2010. More than "more individuals": the non-equivalence of area and energy in the scaling of species richness. American Naturalist 176: E50-E65.   [supplemental material]

White, EP and AH Hurlbert. 2010. The combined influence of the local environment and regional enrichment on bird species richness. American Naturalist 175: E35-E43.    [appendix]

Morlon, H, EP White, RS Etienne, JL Green, A Ostling, D Alonso, BJ Enquist, FL He, AH Hurlbert, A Magurran, BA Maurer, BJ McGill, H Olff, D Storch, and TE Zillio. 2009. Taking species abundance distributions beyond individuals. Ecology Letters 12: 488-501.

Sandin, SA, MJA Vermeij, and AH Hurlbert. 2008. Island biogeography of Caribbean coral reef fish. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 770-777.

Hurlbert, AH, F Ballantyne IV and S Powell. 2008. Shaking a leg and hot to trot: the effects of body size and temperature on running speed in ants. Ecological Entomology 33: 144-154.

Hurlbert, AH, TW Anderson, KK Sturm and SH Hurlbert. 2007. Fish and fish-eating birds at the Salton Sea: a century of boom and bust. Lake and Reservoir Management 23: 469-499.

Hurlbert, AH and EP White. 2007. Ecological correlates of range occupancy in North American breeding birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 764-773.

McGill, BJ, RS Etienne, JS Gray, D Alonso, MJ Anderson, HK Benecha, M Dornelas, BJ Enquist, JL Green, F He, AH Hurlbert, AE Magurran, PA Marquet, BA Maurer, A Ostling, C Soykan, KI Ugland and EP White. 2007. Species abundance distributions: moving beyond single prediction theories to integration within an ecological framework. Ecology Letters 10: 995-1015.

Hurlbert, AH and W Jetz. 2007. Species richness, hotspots, and the scale dependence of range maps in ecology and conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 13384-13389.

McClain, CR, EP White and AH Hurlbert. 2007. Challenges in the application of geometric constraint models. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16: 257-264.

Mittelbach, GG, D Schemske, HV Cornell, AP Allen, J Brown, M Bush, SP Harrison, AH Hurlbert, N Knowlton, HA Lessios, CM McCain, AR McCune, LA McDade, MA McPeek, TJ Near, TD Price, RE Ricklefs, K Roy, DF Sax, D Schluter, JM Sobel, and M Turelli. 2007. Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction, and biogeography. Ecology Letters 10: 315-331.

Hurlbert, AH. 2006. Linking species-area and species-energy relationships using Drosophila microcosms. Ecology Letters 9:287-294.

Hurlbert, AH and EP White. 2005. Disparity between range map- and survey-based analyses of species richness: patterns, processes and implications. Ecology Letters 8:319-327.

Hurlbert, AH. 2004. Species-energy relationships and habitat complexity in bird communities. Ecology Letters 7:714-720.

Hurlbert, AH and JP Haskell. 2003. The effects of energy and seasonality on avian richness and community composition. American Naturalist 161:83-97.

Hurlbert, AH, SA Hosoi, EJ Temeles, and PW Ewald. 1996. Mobility of Impatiens capensis flowers: effect on pollen deposition and hummingbird foraging. Oecologia 105:243-246.