© 2019 by Jason Kamilar

Peer-reviewed Articles and Book Chapters

Student co-authors are indicated by an asterisk preceding their name

 

2019 & In Press

Baden AL, *Mancini AN, *Federman S, Holmes S, Johnson SE, Kamilar JM, Louis Jr. EE, Bradley BJ. 2019. Anthropogenic pressures drive population genetic structuring across a Critically Endangered lemur species range. Scientific Reports 9: 16276. pdf

 

*Best A, Lieberman DE, Kamilar JM. 2019. Diversity and evolution of human eccrine sweat gland density. Journal of Thermal Biology 84: 331-338. pdf

Kamilar JM and Beaudrot L. In press. Quantitative methods for primate biogeography and macroecology. GPS and GIS for primatologists: A practical guide to spatial analysis. CA Shaffer, F Dolins, JR Hickey, NP Nibbelink, L Porter, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. proof

*Petersdorf M, *Weyher A, Kamilar JM, Dubuc C, Higham JP. 2019. Sexual selection in the Kinda baboon (Papio kindae). Journal of Human Evolution 135: 102635. pdf

Rowan J, Beaudrot L, Franklin J, Reed KE, *Smail IE, *Zamora A, Kamilar JM. In press. Geographically divergent evolutionary and ecological legacies shape large mammal biodiversity in the global tropics and sub-tropics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

*Vander Linden A, Hedrick BP, Kamilar JM, Dumont ER. 2019. Atlas morphology, scaling, and locomotor behavior in primates, rodents, and relatives (Mammalia: Euarchontoglires). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 185: 283–299. pdf


2018

*Best A and Kamilar JM. 2018. The evolution of sweat glands in human and nonhuman primates. Journal of Human Evolution 117: 33-43. pdf

 

*Fuchs AJ, Gilbert CC, Kamilar JM. 2018. Ecological niche modeling of the genus Papio. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 166: 812-823. pdf

Kamilar JM and Beaudrot L. 2018. Effects of environmental stress on primate populations. Annual Review of Anthropology 47: 417-434. proof

2017

Kamilar JM. 2017. Biogeography. The International Encyclopedia of Primatology. A Fuentes, ed. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 98-101. pdf


2016

Baden AL, *Webster TH, Kamilar JM. 2016. Resource seasonality and reproductive state predict fission-fusion dynamics in a Malagasy strepsirrhine, Varecia variegata. American Journal of Primatology 78: 256-279. pdf

Borries C, *Sandel AA, Koenig A, Fernandez-Duque E, Kamilar JM, *Amoroso CR, Barton RA, *Bray J, DiFiore A, Gilby IC, Gordon AD, Mundry R, Port M, *Powell LE, Pusey AE, *Spriggs A, Nunn CL. 2016. Transparency, usability, and reproducibility: Guiding principles for improving comparative databases using primates as examples. Evolutionary Anthropology 25:232-238. 

Kamilar JM, Blanco M, Muldoon KM. 2016. Ecological niche modeling of mouse lemurs and its implications for their species diversity and biogeography. Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior and Conservation biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae. SM Lehman, U Radespiel, E Zimmermann, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 449-461. proof

Kamilar JM and Tecot SR. 2016. Anthropogenic and climatic effects on the distribution of Eulemur species: An ecological niche modeling approach. International Journal of Primatology 37: 47-68. pdf

Kelley EA, Jablonski NG, Chaplin G, Sussman RW, Kamilar JM. 2016. Behavioral thermoregulation in Lemur catta: The significance of sunning and huddling behaviors. American Journal of Primatology 78: 745-754. pdf 

*Lazagabaster IA, *Rowan J, Kamilar JM, Reed KE. 2016. Evolution of craniodental correlates of diet in African Bovidae.  Journal of Mammalian Evolution 23: 385-396. pdf

Moore BA, Tyrrell LP, Kamilar JM, Collin SP, Dominy NJ, Hall MI, Heesy CP, Johnsen S, Lisney TJ, Loew ER, Moritz G, Nava S, Warrant EJ, Yopak KE, Fernandez-Juricic E. Structure and functions of regional specializations in vertebrate retinas. Evolution of Nervous Systems, 2nd edition, JH Kaas, ed. New York: Elsevier Publishers. pp. 351-372. google books 

*Rowan J, Kamilar JM, Beaudrot L, Reed KE. 2016. Strong influence of paleoclimate on the structure of modern African mammal communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20161207. pdf

2015
Kamilar JM, Beaudrot L, Reed KE. 2015. Climate and species richness predict the phylogenetic structure of African mammal communities. PLoS ONE 10: e0121808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121808. pdf

Kamilar JM and Tecot SR. 2015. Connecting proximate mechanisms and evolutionary patterns:  Pituitary gland size and mammalian life history. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 1997-2008. pdf

 


2014
Anestis SF, *Webster TH, Kamilar JM, Fontenot B, Watts DP, Bradley BJ. 2014. AVPR1A variation in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): Population differences and association with behavioral style. International Journal of Primatology 35: 305-324. pdf

*Beaudrot L, Kamilar JM, Marshall AJ, Reed KE. 2014. African primate assemblages exhibit a latitudinal gradient in dispersal limitation. International Journal of Primatology 35: 1088-1104. pdf

Kamilar JM and Atkinson QD. 2014. Cultural assemblages show nested structure in humans and chimpanzees but not orangutans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111: 111-115. pdf
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Kamilar JM and Baden AL. 2014. What drives flexibility in primate social organization? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 1677-1692. pdf

Kamilar JM, *Beaudrot L, Reed KE. 2014. Advances in primate community ecology research across spatial, temporal and phylogenetic scales. International Journal of Primatology 35: 1083-1087. 

Kamilar JM, *Beaudrot L, Reed KE. 2014. The influences of species richness and climate on the phylogenetic structure of African haplorhine and strepsirrhine primate communities 35: 1105-1121. International Journal of Primatology. 
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2013
Kamilar JM and *Beaudrot L. 2013. Understanding primate communities: Recent developments and future directions. Evolutionary Anthropology 22: 174-185. pdf

Kamilar JM and Cooper N. 2013. Phylogenetic signal in primate behaviour, ecology, and life history. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368: 20120341. pdf

Kamilar JM, Heesy CP, Bradley BJ. 2013. Did trichromatic color vision and red hair color co-evolve in primates? American Journal of Primatology 75: 740-751. pdf

Tecot SR, Baden AL, *Romine N, Kamilar JM. 2013. Reproductive strategies and infant care in the Malagasy primates. In: Building Babies: Proximate and Ultimate Perspectives of Primate Developmental Trajectories, K Clancy, K Hinde, and J Rutherford, eds. New York: Springer Press. pp. 321-359. pdf

 


2012
Cooper, N., Kamilar, J.M., Nunn, C.L. 2012. Host longevity and parasite species richness in mammals. PLoS ONE 7: e42190. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042190. pdf

Hall, M.I., Kamilar, J.M., Kirk, E.C. 2012. Eye shape and the nocturnal bottleneck of mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 4962-4968. pdf
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Kamilar, J.M. and *Marshack, J.L. 2012. Does geography or ecology best explain ‘cultural’ variation among chimpanzee communities? Journal of Human Evolution 62: 256-260. pdf

Kamilar, J.M., Muldoon, K.M., Lehman, S.M., *Herrera, J.P. 2012. Testing Bergmann’s rule and the resource seasonality hypothesis in Malagasy primates using GIS-based climate data. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147: 401-408. pdf

*Moore, B.A., Kamilar, J.M., Collin, S.P., Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P., Dominy, N.J., Hall, M.I., Heesy, C.P., Iwaniuk, A.N., Johnsen, S., Lisney, T.J., Loew, E.R., *Moritz, G., Nava, S., Warrant, E.J., Yopak, K.E. and Fernandez-Juricic, E. 2012. A novel method for comparative analysis of retinal specialization traits from topographic maps. Journal of Vision 12: 13. doi:10.1167/12.12.13. pdf

Pointer, M.A., Kamilar, J.M., *Warmuth, V., Chester, S.G.B., Delsuc, F., Mundy, N.I., Asher, R.J., Bradley, B.J. 2012. Runx2 tandem repeats and the evolution of facial length in placental mammals. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: 103. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-103. pdf

Tecot, S.R., *Baden, A.L., *Romine, N., Kamilar, J.M. 2012. Infant parking and nesting, not allomaternal care, influence Malagasy primate life histories. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66: 1375-1386. pdf

 


2011
Hall, M.I., Kirk, E.C., Kamilar, J.M., Carrano, M.T. 2011. Comment on “Nocturnality in dinosaurs inferred from scleral ring and orbit morphology”. Science 334: 1641. pdf
Featured in Smithsonian Magazine's Dinosaur Tracking Blog

Heesy, C.P., Kamilar, J.M., Willms, J. 2011. Retinogeniculostriate pathway components only scale with orbit convergence in primates and not other mammals. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 77: 105–115. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and Bradley, B.J. 2011. Countershading is related to positional behavior in primates. Journal of Zoology 283: 227-233.pdf, cover image
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Kamilar, J.M. and Bradley, B.J. 2011. Interspecific variation in primate coat color supports Gloger’s rule. Journal of Biogeography 38: 2270–2277. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and *Ledogar, J.A. 2011. Species co-occurrence patterns and dietary resource competition in primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144: 131-139. pdf

Wheeler, B.C., Bradley, B.J., Kamilar, J.M. 2011. Predictors of orbital convergence in primates: A test of the snake detection hypothesis of primate evolution. Journal of Human Evolution 61: 233-242. pdf
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2010
Kamilar, J.M., Bribiescas, R.G., Bradley, B.J. 2010. Is group size related to longevity in mammals? Biology Letters 6: 736-739. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and *Guidi, L.M. 2010. The phylogenetic structure of primate communities: Variation within and across continents. Journal of Biogeography 37: 801-813. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and Muldoon, K.M. 2010. The climatic niche diversity of Malagasy primates: A phylogenetic approach. PLoS ONE 5: e11073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011073. pdf

 


2009
Kamilar, J.M. 2009. Environmental and geographic correlates of the taxonomic structure of primate communities. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 139: 382-393. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. 2009. Interspecific variation in primate countershading: Effects of activity pattern, body mass, and phylogeny. International Journal of Primatology 30: 877–891. pdf

Kamilar, J.M., *Martin, S.K., Tosi, A.J. 2009. Combining biogeographic and phylogenetic data to examine primate speciation: An example using cercopithecin monkeys. Biotropica 41: 514-519. pdf

Pontzer, H. and Kamilar, J.M. 2009. Great ranging associated with greater reproductive investment in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 192-196. pdf
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2008
Kamilar, J.M. and Paciulli, L.M. 2008. Examining the extinction risk of specialized folivores: A comparative study of colobine monkeys. American Journal of Primatology 70: 1-12. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and *Pokempner, A.A. 2008. Does body mass dimorphism increase male-female dietary niche separation? A comparative study of primates. Behaviour 145: 1211-1234. pdf

 


2006 and earlier
Kamilar, J.M. 2006. Geographic variation in savanna baboon (Papio) ecology and its taxonomic and evolutionary implications. In: Primate Biogeography, S.M. Lehman and J.G. Fleagle, eds. New York: Springer Press. pp. 169-200. pdf

*Ossi, K.M. and Kamilar, J.M. 2006. Environmental and phylogenetic correlates of Eulemur behavior and ecology (Primates: Lemuridae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 53–64. pdf

Kamilar, J.M. and *Roehrdanz, N. 2005. Old World monkeys. In: Encyclopedia of Anthropology, H.J. Birx, ed. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.