David K. Skelly

Frank R. Oastler Professor of Ecology; Director of the Peabody Museum of Natural History; Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2014

  • Journal Article
    Werner, E.E., C.J. Davis, D.K. Skelly, R.A. Relyea, M.F. Bernard, and S.J. McCauley. “Cross-Scale Interactions and the Distribution-Abundance Relationship.” PLoS ONE 9.5 (2014): e97387. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097387
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D.K., S.R. Bolden, and L.K. Freidenburg. “Experimental canopy removal enhances diversity of vernal pond amphibians.” Ecological Applications 24.2 (2014): 340-345. DOI: 10.1890/13-1042.1
  • Journal Article
    Richardson, J.L., M.C. Urban, D.I. Bolnick, and D.K. Skelly. “Microgeographic adaptation and the spatial scale of evolution.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29.3 (2014): 165-176. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.01.002
  • Journal Article
    Smits, A.P., D.K. Skelly, and S.R. Bolden. “Amphibian intersex in suburban landscapes.” Ecosphere 5.1 (2014): 11. DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00353.1
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Urban, M.C., P.L. Zarnetske, and D.K. Skelly. “Moving forward: Dispersal and species interactions determine biotic responses to climate change.” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (2013). DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12184
  • 2012

  • Journal Article
    Zarnetske, P.L., D.K. Skelly, and M.C. Urban. “Biotic Multipliers of Climate Change.” Science 336 (2012): 1516-1518. DOI: 10.1126/science.1222732
  • Journal Article
    Balmori, D. and D.K. Skelly. “Crossing to sustainability: a role for design (Images 350-352).” Ecological Restoration 30.4 (2012): 363-367. Link
  • Journal Article
    Rogalski, M.A., and D.K. Skelly. “Positive effects of nonnative invasive Phragmites australis on Larval Bullfrogs.” PLoS ONE 7.8 (2012): e44420. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044420
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., II, D.K. Skelly, O.J. Schmitz, and M. Bradford. “Universal ecological patterns in college basketball communities.” PLoS ONE 6.3 (2011): e17342. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017342
  • Journal Article
    Hoverman, J.T., C.J. Davis, E.E. Werner, D.K. Skelly, R.A. Relyea, and K.L. Yurewicz. “Environmental gradients and the structure of freshwater snail communities.” Ecography 34 (2011): 1049-1056. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.06856.x
  • Edited Book
    Skelly, D.K., D.M. Post, and M.D. Smith. The art of ecology: writings of G. Evelyn Hutchinson. Ed. Skelly, D. K., D. M. Post, and M. D. Smith New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011.
  • 2010

  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D.K., S.R. Bolden, and K. Dion. “Intersex amphibians concentrated in suburban and urban landscapes.” EcoHealth 7 (2010): 374-379. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-010-0348-4
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D.K. and M.F. Benard. “Mystery unsolved: missing limbs in deformed amphibians.” Journal of Experimental Zoology B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 314B (2010): 179-181. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21330
  • Journal Article
    Kerby, J., K. Richards-Hrdlicka, A. Storfer, and D.K. Skelly. “An examination of amphibian sensitivity to environmental contaminants: Are amphibians poor canaries?.” Ecology Letters 13.1 (2010): 60-67. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01399.x
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D. “A Climate for Contemporary Evolution.” BMC Biology. 8.136 (2010): 136-138. DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-8-136
  • 2009

  • Journal Article
    Werner, E.E., R.A. Relyea, K.L. Yurewicz, D.K. Skelly, and C.J. Davis. “Comparative landscape dynamics of two anuran species: climate driven interaction of local and regional processes.” Ecological Monographs 73.3 (2009): 509-521. DOI: 10.1890/08-1047.1
  • Journal Article
    Ligon, N.F., and D.K. Skelly. “Cryptic divergence: countergradient variation in the wood frog.” Evolutionary Ecology Research 11 (2009): 1099-1109.
  • 2008

  • Journal Article
    Urban, M.C., B.L. Phillips, D.K. Skelly and R. Shine. “A toad more traveled: the heterogeneous invasion dynamics of cane toads in Australia.” American Naturalist 171.3 (2008): E134-E138. DOI: 10.1086/527494
  • Journal Article
    McCauley, S.J., C.J. Davis, R.A. Relyea, K.L. Yurewicz, D.K. Skelly, and E.E. Werner. “Metacommunity patterns in larval odonates.” Oecologia 158.2 (2008): 329-342. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-008-1141-8
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
    Werner, E.E., K.L. Yurewicz, D.K. Skelly, and R.A. Relyea. “Turnover in an amphibian metacommunity: the role of local and regional factors.” Oikos 116 (2007): 1713-1725. DOI: 10.3410/f.1091203.544602
  • Journal Article
    Werner, E.E., D.K. Skelly, R.A. Relyea and K.L.Yurewicz. “Amphibian species richness across environmental gradients.” Oikos 116.10 (2007): 1697-1712. DOI: 10.1111/j.0030-1299.2007.15935.x
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D.K. “The Ailing Invader.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104.45 (2007): 17561-17562. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0708869104
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D. K., S. R. Bolden, L. K. Freidenburg, N. A. Freidenfelds, and R. Levey. “Ribeiroia Infection Is Not Responsible for Vermont Amphibian Deformities.” EcoHealth 4.2 (2007): 156-163. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-007-0103-7
  • Journal Article
    Urban, M.C., B. Philips, D.K. Skelly, and R. Shine. “The cane toad’s (Bufo marinus) increasing ability to invade Australia is revealed by a dynamically updated range model.” Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 274.1616 (2007): 1413-1419. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.0114
  • Journal Article
    Holland, M.P., D.K. Skelly, M. Kashgarian, S.R. Bolden, L.M. Harrison, and M. Cappello. “Echinostome infection in green frogs is stage and age dependent.” Journal of Zoology 271 (2007): 455-462. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00229.x
  • Journal Article
    Skelly, D.K., L.N. Joseph, H.P. Possingham, L.K. Freidenburg, T.J. Farrugia, M.T. Kinnison, and A.P. Hendry. “Evolutionary Responses to Climate Change.” Conservation Biology 21.5 (2007): 1353 - 1355. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00764.x
  • 2006

  • Book Chapter
    Skelly, D.K., S.R. Bolden, M.P. Holland, L.K. Freidenburg, N.A. Freidenfelds, and T.R. Malcolm. “Urbanization and disease in amphibians.” Disease ecology: community structure and pathogen dynamics. Ed. S. K. Collinge and C. Ray. Oxford University Press: 2006. 153-167.