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Collyer, M.L., and D.C. Adams. 2018. RRPP: An R package for fitting linear models to high-dimensional data using residual randomization. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:1772–1779. Link

Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. 2018. Phylogenetic ANOVA: Group-clade aggregation, biological challenges, and a refined permutation procedure. Evolution, 72: 1204-1215. Link

Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. 2018. Multivariate phylogenetic comparative methods: Evaluations, comparisons, and recommendations. Systematic Biology, 67:14-31. Link

Wang, H., K. Watson, R.D. Robinson, K.H. Domanski, J. Umejiego, L. Hamblin, S.E. Overstreet, A.M. Akin, S. Hoang, M. Shrivastav, M. Collyer, R.N. Krech, C.D. Schrader. 2016. Chest pain risk scores can reduce emergent cardiac imaging test needs with low major adverse cardiac events occurrence in an emergency department observation unit. Clinical Pathways in Cardiology, 15:145-151. Link


Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. 2016. On the comparison of the strength of morphological integration across morphometric datasets. Evolution 70:2623-2631. Link

Davis, M. A., M.R. Douglas, M.L. Collyer, and M.E. Douglas. 2016. Deconstructing a Species-Complex: Geometric Morphometric and Molecular Analyses Define Species in the Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis)." PLoS ONE 11, no. 1 (2016): e0146166. Link

Levis, N.A, M.L. Schooler, J.R. Johnson, and M.L. Collyer. 2016. Non-adaptive phenotypic plasticity: the effects of terrestrial and aquatic herbicides on larval salamander morphology and swim speed. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118:569-581. Link


Turner, T.F., T.J. Krabbenhoft, M.L. Collyer, C.A. Krabbenhoft, M.S. Edwards, and Z.D. Sharp. 2015. Retrospective stable isotope analysis reveals ecosystem responses to river regulation over the last century. Ecology 96:3213-3226. Link

Davis, M.A., M.R. Douglas, C.T. Webb, M.L. Collyer, A.T. Holycross, C.W. Painter, and M.E. Douglas. 2015. Nowhere to go but up: Impacts of climate change on demographics of a short-range endemic (Crotalus willardi obscurus) in the sky-islands of Southwestern North America. PloS One, 10(6), e0131067. Link

Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. 2015. Permutation tests for phylogenetic comparative analyses of high-dimensional shape data: what your shuffle matters. Evolution 63:823-829. Link

Collyer, M.L., D.J. Sekora, and D.C. Adams. 2015. A method for analysis of phenotypic change for phenotypes described by high-dimensional data. Heredity: 115:357–365. Link Supplementary info

Collyer, M.L., M.E. Hall, M.D. Smith, and C.W. Hoagstrom. 2015. Habiat-morphotype associations of Pecos pupfish (Cyprinodon pecosensis) in isolated habitat complexes. Copeia 2015:181-199. Link


Jesse, L., M.L. Collyer, K. Moloney, and J.J. Obrycki. Distribution of Megastigmus aculeatus (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) and the levels of seed predation of Rosa multifora (Rosaceae). Weed Biology and Management 13:79-88. Link

Collyer, M.L., and D.C. Adams. Phenotypic trajectory analysis: Comparison of shape change patterns in evolution and ecology. Hystrix 24:75-83. Link


Cotton, T., D. Saenz, M. Kwiatkowski, and M.L. Collyer. Effects of an invasive plant, Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera), on development and survival of anuran larvae. Journal of Herpetology 46:186–193. Link


Stockwell, C.A., K. Purcell, M.L. Collyer, and J. Janovy. Effects of salinity on Physa acuta, the Intermediate Host for the Parasite Posthodiplostomum minimum: Implications for the translocation of the protected White Sands pupfish. Transaction of the American Fisheries Society 140:1370-1374. Link

Collyer, M.L., J.S. Heilveil, and C.A. Stockwell. Pupfish evolutionary divergence in contemporary time exceeds post-Pleistocene divergence. PLoS One 6(8): e22310. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022310 Link


Turner, T.F., M.L. Collyer, and T.J. Krabbenhoft. A general framework for analysis of stable isotope ratios in ecological studies. Ecology 91:2227–2233. Link


Krabbenhoft, T.J., M.L. Collyer, and J. Quattro. Differing evolutionary patterns underlie convergence on elongate morphology in endemic fishes of Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 98:636-645. Link

Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. A general framework for the analysis of phenotypic change in evolutionary studies. Evolution 63:1143-1154. Link

Marstellar, S.*, D.C. Adams, M.L. Collyer, and M. Condon. Six cryptic species on a single species of host plant: morphometric evidence for possible reproductive character displacement. Ecological Entomology: 66-73. Link


Smith, M.T., and M.L. Collyer. Regional variation and sexual dimorphism in head form of the prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis): comparisons using new analytical and collection methods. Pages 79-90 in W.K. Hayes, K.R. Beaman, M.D. Caldwell, and S.P. Bush, eds., The biology of rattlesnakes, Loma Linda University Press, California.


Collyer, M.L., C.A. Stockwell, D.C. Adams, and M.H. Reiser. Phenotypic plasticity and contemporary evolution in ecological invasions: evidence from translocated populations of White Sands pupfish. Ecological Research: 22:902-910. Link

Chun, Y.J., M.L. Collyer, K.A. Maloney, and J.D. Nason. Phenotypic plasticity of native vs. invasive purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L., Lythraceae) in varying environments: an application of two-state multivariate analysis. Ecology 88:1499-1512. Link

Adams, D.C. and M.L. Collyer. The analysis of character divergence along environmental gradients and other covariates. Evolution: 61:510-515. (Cover Acknowledgment) Link

Collyer, M.L. and D.C. Adams. Analysis of two-state multivariate phenotypic change in ecological studies. Ecology 88:683-692. Link

Adams, D.C., M.E. West*, and M.L. Collyer. Location-specific sympatric morphological divergence as a possible response to species interactions in West Virginia Plethodon salamander communities. Journal of Animal Ecology 76:289-295. Link


Hollander, J., M.L. Collyer, D.C. Adams and K. Johannesson. Phenotypic plasticity in two marine snails: constraints superseding life history. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:1861-1872. Link

Stockwell, C.A., and M.L. Collyer. Contemporary evolution and conservation. Pages 192-194 In F. W. Allendorf and G. Luikart, eds., Conservation and the genetics of populations. Blackwell Science.


Collyer, M.L., J.M. Novak, and C.A. Stockwell. Morphological divergence of native and recently established populations of White Sands pupfish (Cypriondon tularosa) Copeia 2005:1-11. Link


Collyer, M.L. and C.A. Stockwell. Experimental evidence for costs of parasitism in a threatened species, White Sands pupfish. Journal of Animal Ecology 73:821-830. Link