McPeek, M. A., B. L. Cook, and W. C. McComb. 1983. Habitat selection by small mammals in an urban woodlot. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Sciences 44:68-73.

Sih, A., P. Crowley, M. McPeek, J. Petranka, and K. Strohmeier. 1985. Predation, competition, and prey communities: A review of field experiments. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 16:269-311.

McPeek, M. A., and P. H. Crowley. 1987. The effects of density and relative size on the aggressive behaviour, movement and feeding of damselfly larvae (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Animal Behaviour 35:1051-1061.

Kohler, S. L., and M. A. McPeek. 1989. Predation risk and the foraging behavior of competing stream insects. Ecology 70:1811-1825.

McPeek, M. A. 1989. Differential dispersal tendencies among Enallagma damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae) inhabiting different habitats. Oikos 56:187-195.

McPeek, M. A. 1990. Determination of species composition in the Enallagma damselfly assemblages of permanent lakes. Ecology 71:83-98.

McPeek, M. A. 1990. Behavioral differences between Enallagma species (Odonata) influencing differential vulnerability to predators. Ecology 71:1714-1726.

McPeek, M. A. 1992. Mechanisms of sexual selection operating on body size in the mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Behavioral Ecology 3:1-12.

Kalisz, S., and M. A. McPeek. 1992. The demography of an age-structured annual: Resampled projection matrices, elasticity analyses, and seed bank effects. Ecology 73:1082-1093.

McPeek, M. A., and R. D. Holt. 1992. The evolution of dispersal in spatially and temporally varying environments. American Naturalist 140:1010-1027.

McPeek, M. A., and S. Kalisz. 1993. Sampling and bootstrapping in complex designs: Demographic analyses. In (S. M. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch, eds.) Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments, pp. 232-252. Chapman Hall, Inc., New York.

Kalisz, S., and M. A. McPeek. 1993. Extinction dynamics, population growth and seed banks: An example using an age-structured annual. Oecologia 95:314-320.

Werner, E. E., and M. A. McPeek. 1994. The roles of direct and indirect effects on the distributions of two frog species along an environmental gradient. Ecology 75:1368-1382.

McPeek, M. A. 1995. Testing hypotheses about evolutionary change on single branches of a phylogeny using evolutionary contrasts. American Naturalist 145:686-703.

McPeek, M. A. 1995. Morphological evolution mediated by behavior in the damselflies of two communities. Evolution 49:749-769.

Davis, C. R., M. A. McPeek, and C. R. McClung. 1995. Molecular characterization of the proline-1 (pro-1) locus of Neurospora crassa, which encodes 1-pyrroline-5-carboxylate reductase. Molecular and General Genetics 248:341-350.

Werner, E. E., G. A. Wellborn, and M. A. McPeek. 1995. Diet composition in postmetamorphic bullfrogs and green frogs: implications for interspecific predation and competition. Journal of Herpetology 29:600-607.

McPeek, M. A., A. K. Schrot, and J. M. Brown. 1996. Adaptation to predators in a new community: Swimming performance and predator avoidance in damselflies. Ecology 77:617-629.

McPeek, M. A., and T. E. Miller. 1996. Evolutionary biology and community ecology. Ecology 77:1319-1320.

McPeek, M. A. 1996. Linking local species interactions to rates of speciation in communities. Ecology 77:1355-1366.

McPeek, M. A. 1996. Tradeoffs, food web structure, and the coexistence of habitat specialists and generalists. American Naturalist 148:S124-S138.

Holt, R. D., and M. A. McPeek. 1996. On the evolution of dispersal in a chaotic environment. American Naturalist 148:709-718.

Frugoli, J. A., H. H. Zhong, M. L. Nuccio, P. McCourt, M. A. McPeek, T. L. Thomas, and C. R. McClung. 1996. Catalase is encoded by a multi-gene family in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. Plant Physiology 112:327-336.

Kalisz, S., L. Horth, and M. A. McPeek. 1997. Fragmentation, isolation and the role of seedbanks in promoting persistence of Collinsia verna in isolated populations. In (M. Schwartz, ed.) Conservation of Highly Fragmented Landscapes, pp. 286-312. Chapman and Hall, Inc., New York.

McPeek, M. A. 1997. Measuring phenotypic selection on an adaptation: lamellae of damselflies experiencing dragonfly predation. Evolution 51:459-466.

McPeek, M. A. 1998. The consequences of changing the top predator in a food web: a comparative experimental approach. Ecological Monographs 68:1-23.

McPeek, M. A., and B. L. Peckarsky. 1998. Life histories and the strengths of species interactions: combining mortality, growth, and fecundity effects. Ecology 79:867-879.

Frugoli, J. A., M. A. McPeek, T. L. Thomas, and C. R. McClung. 1998. Intron loss and gain during the evolution of the catalase gene family in angiosperms. Genetics 149:355-365.

McPeek, M. A., and S. Kalisz. 1998. The joint evolution of dispersal and dormancy in metapopulations. Archive für Hydrobiologie 52:33-51.

McPeek, M. A., and G. A. Wellborn. 1998. Genetic variation and reproductive isolation among phenotypically divergent amphipod populations. Limnology and Oceanography 43:1162-1169.

Secker, J., R. Gomulkiewicz, and M. A. McPeek. 1998. Interstellar transport and local establishment dynamics of space-borne propagules. Proceedings of SPIE: Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology. R. B. Hoover, ed., Volume 3441, pp. 290-300.

McPeek, M. A. 1999. Biochemical evolution associated with antipredator adaptation in damselflies. Evolution 53:1835-1845.

McPeek, M. A., and J. M. Brown. 2000. Building a regional species pool: Diversification of the Enallagma damselflies in eastern North American waters. Ecology 81:904-920.

McPeek, M. A. 2000. Predisposed to adapt? Clade-level differences in characters affecting swimming performance in damselflies. Evolution 54:2072-2080.

Brown, J. M., M. A. McPeek and M. L. May. 2000. A phylogenetic perspective on habitat shifts and diversity in the North American Enallagma damselflies. Systematic Biology 49:697-712.

Peckarsky, B. L., B. W. Taylor, A. R. McIntosh, M. A. McPeek, and D. A. Lytle. 2001. Variation in mayfly size at metamorphosis as a developmental response to risk of predation. Ecology 82:740-757.

McPeek, M. A., M. Grace, J. M. L. Richardson. 2001. Physiological and behavioral responses to predators shape the growth/predation risk trade-off in damselflies. Ecology 82:1535-1545.

McPeek, M. A., N. L. Rodenhouse, R. T. Holmes, and T. W. Sherry. 2001 A general model of site-dependent population regulation: population-level regulation without individual-level interactions. Oikos 94:417-424.

Dietrich, M. R., C. R. McClung, and M. A. McPeek. 2001. Darwinian evolution across the disciplines. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23:339-340.

Turgeon, J., and M. A. McPeek. 2002. Phylogeographic analysis of a recent radiation of Enallagma damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Molecular Ecology 11:1989-2002.

Webb, C. O., D. D. Ackerly, M. A. McPeek, and M. J. Donoghue. 2002. Phylogenies and community ecology. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 33:475-505.

Stoks, R., M. A. McPeek, and J. L. Mitchell. 2003. The evolution of anti-predator behavior as lineages adapt to different habitats: damselflies in fish and dragonfly lakes. Evolution 57:574-585.

Stoks, R., and M. A. McPeek. 2003. Predators and life histories shape Lestes damselfly assemblages along the freshwater habitat gradient. Ecology 84:1576-1587.

Michael, T. P., P. A. Salomé, H. J. Yu, T. R. Spencer, E. L. Sharp, M. A. McPeek, J. M. Alonso, J. R. Ecker and C. R. McClung. 2003. Enhanced fitness conferred by naturally occurring variation in the circadian clock.  Science 302:1049-1053.

Stoks, R., and M. A. McPeek. 2003. Antipredator behavior and digestive physiology determine Lestes species turnover along a gradient. Ecology 84:3327-3338.

Peterson, K. J., J. B. Lyons, K. S. Nowak, C. M. Takacs, M. J. Wargo, and M. A. McPeek. 2004. Estimating metazoan divergence times with a molecular clock.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 101:6536-6541.

McPeek, M. A. 2004. The growth/predation-risk trade-off: so what is the mechanism? American Naturalist 163:E88-E111.

Wargo, M. J., M. A. McPeek and E. F. Smith. 2004. Analysis of microtubule sliding patterns in Chlamydomonas flagellar axonemes reveals dynein activity on specific doublet microtubules.  Journal of Cell Science 117:2533-2544.

Case, T. J., R. D. Holt, M. A. McPeek, and T. H. Keitt. 2005. The community context of species’ borders: Ecological and evolutionary perspectives. Oikos 108:28-46.

Turgeon, J., R. Stoks, R. A. Thum, J. M. Brown and M. A. McPeek. 2005. Simultaneous Quaternary radiations of three damselfly clades across the Holarctic. American Naturalist 165:E78-E107.

Eldredge, N., J. N. Thompson, P. M. Brakefield, S. Gavrilets, D. Jablonski, R. E. Lenski, B. S. Lieberman, M. A. McPeek and W. Miller III. 2005. The dynamics of evolutionary stasis. Paleobiology 31:133-145.

Peterson, K. J., M. A. McPeek and D. A. D. Evans. 2005. Tempo and mode of early animal evolution: inferences from rocks, Hox, and molecular clocks. Paleobiology 31:36-55.

Stoks, R., J. L. Nystrom, M. L. May, and M. A. McPeek. 2005. Parallel evolution in ecological and reproductive traits to produce cryptic damselfly species across the Holarctic. Evolution 59:1976-1988.

McPeek, M. A., and R. Gomulkiewicz. 2005. Assembling and depleting species richness in metacommunities: insights from ecology, population genetics and macroevolution. Pages 355-373 in Metacommunities: Spatial dynamics and ecological communities (M. A. Leibold, M. Holyoak, and R. D. Holt, editors). University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Stoks, R., M. DeBlock, and M. A. McPeek. 2005. Alternative growth and energy storage responses to mortality threats in damselflies. Ecology Letters 8:1307-1316.

Lowe, W. H., G. E. Likens, M. A. McPeek, and D. C. Buso. 2006. Linking direct and indirect data on dispersal: isolation by slope in a headwater stream salamander. Ecology 87:334-339.

Leibold, M. A., and M. A. McPeek. 2006. Coexistence of the niche and neutral perspectives in community ecology. Ecology 87:1399-1410.

Stoks, R., M. DeBlock, and M. A. McPeek. 2006. Physiological costs of compensatory growth to combined time stress and transient food stress in a damselfly. Ecology 87:1566-1574.

Sempere, L. F., C. N. Cole, M. A. McPeek, and K. J. Peterson. 2006. The evolutionary history of metazoan microRNAs. Journal of Experimental Zoology 306B:575-588.

Watkins, T. B., and M. A. McPeek. 2006. Quantitative genetics and the growth/predation risk trade-off in green frog tadpoles (Rana clamitans). Copeia 2006:478-488.

McPeek, M. A., and S. Gavrilets. 2006. The evolution of female mating preferences: differentiation from species with promiscuous males can promote speciation. Evolution 60:1967-1980.

Stoks, R., and M. A. McPeek. 2006. A tale of two diversifications: reciprocal habitat shifts to fill ecological space along the pond permanence gradient. American Naturalist 168:S50-S72.

McPeek, M. A. 2006. What hypotheses are you willing to entertain? American Naturalist 168:S1-S3.

McPeek, M. A. 2007. The macroevolutionary consequences of ecological differences among species. Palaeontology 50:111-129.

McPeek, M. A., and J. M. Brown. 2007. Clade age and not diversification rate explains species richness among animal taxa. American Naturalist 169:E97-E106.

Mittelbach, G, G., D. Schemske, H. V. Cornell, A. P. Allen, J. M. Brown, M. Bush, S. Harrison, A. Hurlbert, N. Knowlton, H. A. Lessios, C. M. McCain, A. R. McCune, L. A. McDade, M. A. McPeek, T. J. Near, T. D. Price, R. E. Ricklefs, K. Roy, D. F. Sax, D. Schluter, J. M. Sobel, and M. Turelli. 2007. Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: speciation, extinction, and biogeography. Ecology Letters 10:315-331.

DeBlock, M., M. A. McPeek and R. Stoks. 2007. Winter compensatory growth partly offsets the importance of energy reserves before winter in a damselfly. Oikos 116:1975-1982.

DeBlock, M., M. A. McPeek and R. Stoks. 2007. Life-history evolution when Lestes damselflies invaded vernal ponds. Evolution 62:485-493.

DeBlock, M., M. A. McPeek and R. Stoks. 2008. Stronger compensatory growth in a permanent-pond Lestes damselfly relative to temporary-pond Lestes. Oikos 117:245-254.

DeBlock, M., M. A. McPeek and R. Stoks. 2008. Life-history plasticity to combined time and biotic constraints in Lestes damselflies from vernal and temporary ponds. Oikos 117:908-916.

McPeek, M. A., L. Shen, J. Z. Torrey, and H. Farid. 2008. The tempo and mode of 3-dimensional morphological evolution in male reproductive structures. American Naturalist 171:E158-E178.

McPeek, M. A. 2008. Ecological factors limiting the distributions and abundances of Odonata. Pages 51-62 in (Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, ed.) Dragonflies and damselflies: Model organisms for ecological and evolutionary research. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Lowe, W. H., M. A. McPeek, G. E. Likens, and B. H. Cosentino. 2008. Dispersal and divergence in plethodontid salamanders. Molecular Ecology 17:4459-4469.

McPeek, M. A. 2008. The ecological dynamics of clade diversification and community assembly. American Naturalist 172:E270-E284.

McPeek, M. A., L. Shen and H. Farid. 2009. The correlated evolution of 3-dimensional reproductive structures between male and female damselflies. Evolution 63:73-83.

Mbora, D. N. M., and M. A. McPeek. 2009. Host density and human activities mediate increased parasite prevalence and richness in primates threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:210-218.

Shen, L., H. Farid, and M. A. McPeek. 2009. Modeling 3-dimensional morphological structures using spherical harmonics. Evolution 63:1003-1016

Strobbe, F., M. A. McPeek, M. De Block, L. De Meester, and R. Stoks. 2009. Survival selection on escape performance and its underlying phenotypic traits: a case of many-to-one mapping. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:1172-1182.

Peterson, K. J., M. R. Dietrich, and M. A. McPeek. 2009. miRNAs and metazoan macroevolution: insights into canalization, complexity, and the Cambrian explosion. BioEssays 31:736-747.

Gazzaniga, F., R. Stebbins, S. Z. Chang, M. A. McPeek, and C. Brenner. 2009. Microbial NAD metabolism: lessons from comparative genomics. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews 73:529-541.

Siepielski, A. M., K.-L. Hung, E. E. B. Bein, and M. A. McPeek. 2010. Experimental evidence for neutral community dynamics governing an insect assemblage.  Ecology 91:847-857.

McPeek, M. A. 2010. Ecology in evolutionary biology.  Pages 347-349 in Evolution After Darwin (M. A. Bell, D. J. Futuyma, W. F. Eanes, and J. S. Levinton eds.), Sinauer Press, Sunderland, Massachusetts.

Arbuthnott, D., M. G. Elliot, M. A. McPeek, and B. J. Crespi. 2010. Divergent patterns of diversification in courtship and genitalic characters of Timema walking-sticks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:1399-1411.

Harmon, L. J., J. B. Losos, J. Davies, R. Gillespie, J. L. Gittleman, W. B. Jennings, K. Kozak, A. Larson, Mark A. McPeek, F. Moreno-Roarck, T. Near, D. J. Pepin, A. Purvis, R. E. Ricklefs, D. Schluter, J. A. Schulte II, O. Seehausen, B. Sidlauskas, O. Torres-Carvajal15, J. Weir, and A. Ø. Mooers. 2010. Constraints and the scaling of evolutionary rates. Evolution 64:2385-2396.

Mbora, D. N. M., and M. A. McPeek. 2010. Endangered species in small habitat patches can possess high genetic diversity: the case of the Tana River red colobus and mangabey. Conservation Genetics 11:1725-1735.

Siepielski, A. M., and M. A. McPeek. 2010. On the evidence for species coexistence: a critique of the coexistence program. Ecology 91:3153-3164.

Strobbe, F., M. A. McPeek, M. De Block, and R. Stoks. 2010. Survival selection imposed by predation on a physiological trait underlying escape speed. Functional Ecology 24:1306-1312.

McPeek, M. A., L. B. Symes, D. M. Zong and C. L. McPeek. 2011. Species recognition and sexual selection: patterns of population variation in reproductive structures in two damselfly genera.  Evolution 65:419-428.

Steele, D. B., A. M. Siepielski, and M. A. McPeek. 2011. Sexual selection and temporal phenotypic variation in a damselfly population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:1517–1532.

Siepielski, A. M., A. N. Mertens, B. L. Wilkinson, and M. A. McPeek. 2011. Demographic signature of ecological partitioning in the maintenance of damselfly diversity. Journal of Animal Ecology 80:1163-1173.

Strobbe, F., M. A. McPeek, M. De Block, and R. Stoks. 2011. Fish predation selects for reduced foraging activity. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 65:241-247.

Lowe, W. H., and M. A. McPeek. 2012. Can natural selection maintain variation in dispersal distance? A case study using a stream salamander. Evolutionary Ecology 26:11-24.

Lowe, W. H., M. A. McPeek, G. E. Likens, and B. H. Cosentino. 2012. Decoupling of genetic and phenotypic divergence in a headwater landscape. Molecular Ecology 21:2399-2409.

Bourret, A., M. A. McPeek, and J. Turgeon. 2012. Regional divergence and mosaic spatial distribution of two closely related damselfly species (Enallagma hageni and E. ebrium). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25:196-209.

McPeek, M. A. 2012. Intraspecific density dependence and a guild of consumers coexisting on one resource. Ecology 93:2728-2735.

Shanku, A. G., M. A. McPeek and A. D. Kern. 2013. Functional annotation and comparative analysis of a zygopteran transcriptome. Genes, Genomes and Genetics 3:763-770.

Siepielski, A. M., and M. A. McPeek. 2013. Niche versus neutrality structuring beta diversity of damselfly communities.  Freshwater Biology 58:758-768.

Gilbert, J. J., and M. A. McPeek. 2013. Maternal age and spine development in a rotifer: ecological implications and evolution. Ecology 94:2166-2172.

McPeek, M. A. 2014. Keystone and intraguild predation, intraspecific density dependence and a guild of coexisting consumers. American Naturalist 183:E1-E16.

McPeek, M. A. 2014. Limiting factors, competitive exclusion, and a more expansive view of species coexistence. American Naturalist 183:iii-iv.

Lowe, W. H., and M. A. McPeek. 2014. Is dispersal neutral? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:444-450.

Culler, L. E., M. A. McPeek and M. P. Ayres. 2014. Predation risk shapes thermal physiology in a predaceous damselfly. Oecologia 176:653-60.

Swaegers, J., S. B. Janssens, S. Ferreira, P. Watts, J. Mergeay, M. A. McPeek and R. Stoks. 2014. Ecological and evolutionary drivers of range size in Coenagrion damselflies.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27:2386-2395.

Mbora, D. N. M., and M. A. McPeek. 2015. How two monkeys see a forest: ecological flexibility prevents genetic erosion by habitat loss and fragmentation in a terrestrial frugivorous monkey. Conservation Genetics 16:559-569.

Callahan, M. S., and M. A. McPeek. 2016. Multi-locus phylogeny and divergence time estimates of Enallagma damselflies (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94:182-195.

Calsbeek, R., and M. A. McPeek. 2016. On the utility of meta-analyses in the study of natural selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29:1907-1908.

McPeek, M. A. 2017. The ecological dynamics of natural selection: traits and the coevolution of community structure. American Naturalist, in press.  (Make sure to watch the animations of the dynamic figures included in this zip file.)

McPeek, M. A. 2017. Evolutionary community ecology.  Monographs in Population Biology Series, Princeton University Press.

Last updated 15 November 2016.