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Michael E Kaspari

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InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma, Norman
DepartmentBiology
Address730 Van Vleet Oval
Norman OK
Phone(405) 325-4821
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    1. Zhou J, Deng Y, Shen L, Wen C, Yan Q, Ning D, Qin Y, Xue K, Wu L, He Z, Voordeckers JW, Van Nostrand JD, Buzzard V, Michaletz ST, Enquist BJ, Weiser MD, Kaspari M, Waide R, Yang Y, Brown JH. Correspondence: Reply to 'Analytical flaws in a continental-scale forest soil microbial diversity study'. Nat Commun. 2017 Jun 06; 8:15583. PMID: 28585533.
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    2. Gibb H, Dunn RR, Sanders NJ, Grossman BF, Photakis M, Abril S, Agosti D, Andersen AN, Angulo E, Armbrecht I, Arnan X, Baccaro FB, Bishop TR, Boulay R, Brühl C, Castracani C, Cerda X, Del Toro I, Delsinne T, Diaz M, Donoso DA, Ellison AM, Enriquez ML, Fayle TM, Feener DH, Fisher BL, Fisher RN, Fitzpatrick MC, Gómez C, Gotelli NJ, Gove A, Grasso DA, Groc S, Guenard B, Gunawardene N, Heterick B, Hoffmann B, Janda M, Jenkins C, Kaspari M, Klimes P, Lach L, Laeger T, Lattke J, Leponce M, Lessard JP, Longino J, Lucky A, Luke SH, Majer J, McGlynn TP, Menke S, Mezger D, Mori A, Moses J, Munyai TC, Pacheco R, Paknia O, Pearce-Duvet J, Pfeiffer M, Philpott SM, Resasco J, Retana J, Silva RR, Sorger MD, Souza J, Suarez A, Tista M, Vasconcelos HL, Vonshak M, Weiser MD, Yates M, Parr CL. A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology. 2017 Mar; 98(3):883-884. PMID: 27984661.
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    3. Kaspari M, Roeder KA, Benson B, Weiser MD, Sanders NJ. Sodium co-limits and catalyzes macronutrients in a prairie food web. Ecology. 2017 Feb; 98(2):315-320. PMID: 27936500.
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    4. Spicer ME, Stark AY, Adams BJ, Kneale R, Kaspari M, Yanoviak SP. Thermal constraints on foraging of tropical canopy ants. Oecologia. 2017 Apr; 183(4):1007-1017. PMID: 28132105.
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    5. Roeder KA, Kaspari M. From cryptic herbivore to predator: stable isotopes reveal consistent variability in trophic levels in an ant population. Ecology. 2017 Feb; 98(2):297-303. PMID: 28052342.
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    6. Michaletz ST, Weiser MD, McDowell NG, Zhou J, Kaspari M, Helliker BR, Enquist BJ. Corrigendum: The energetic and carbon economic origins of leaf thermoregulation. Nat Plants. 2016 Aug 26; 2:16147. PMID: 27564422.
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    7. Michaletz ST, Weiser MD, McDowell NG, Zhou J, Kaspari M, Helliker BR, Enquist BJ. The energetic and carbon economic origins of leaf thermoregulation. Nat Plants. 2016 Aug 22; 2:16129. PMID: 27548589.
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    8. Bujan J, Yanoviak SP, Kaspari M. Desiccation resistance in tropical insects: causes and mechanisms underlying variability in a Panama ant community. Ecol Evol. 2016 Sep; 6(17):6282-91. PMID: 27648242.
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    9. Kaspari M, Powers JS. Biogeochemistry and Geographical Ecology: Embracing All Twenty-Five Elements Required to Build Organisms. Am Nat. 2016 Sep; 188 Suppl 1:S62-73. PMID: 27513911.
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    10. Zhou J, Deng Y, Shen L, Wen C, Yan Q, Ning D, Qin Y, Xue K, Wu L, He Z, Voordeckers JW, Nostrand JD, Buzzard V, Michaletz ST, Enquist BJ, Weiser MD, Kaspari M, Waide R, Yang Y, Brown JH. Temperature mediates continental-scale diversity of microbes in forest soils. Nat Commun. 2016 Jul 05; 7:12083. PMID: 27377774; PMCID: PMC4935970.
    11. Tu Q, Deng Y, Yan Q, Shen L, Lin L, He Z, Wu L, Van Nostrand JD, Buzzard V, Michaletz ST, Enquist BJ, Weiser MD, Kaspari M, Waide RB, Brown JH, Zhou J. Biogeographic patterns of soil diazotrophic communities across six forests in the North America. Mol Ecol. 2016 Jun; 25(12):2937-48. PMID: 27085668.
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    12. Kaspari M, Clay NA, Lucas J, Revzen S, Kay A, Yanoviak SP. Thermal adaptation and phosphorus shape thermal performance in an assemblage of rainforest ants. Ecology. 2016 Apr; 97(4):1038-47. PMID: 27220219.
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    13. Michaletz ST, Weiser MD, Zhou J, Kaspari M, Helliker BR, Enquist BJ. Plant Thermoregulation: Energetics, Trait-Environment Interactions, and Carbon Economics. Trends Ecol Evol. 2015 Dec; 30(12):714-24. PMID: 26476814.
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    14. Clay NA, Donoso DA, Kaspari M. Urine as an important source of sodium increases decomposition in an inland but not coastal tropical forest. Oecologia. 2015 Feb; 177(2):571-9. PMID: 25519175.
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    15. Kaspari M, Clay NA, Lucas J, Yanoviak SP, Kay A. Thermal adaptation generates a diversity of thermal limits in a rainforest ant community. Glob Chang Biol. 2015 Mar; 21(3):1092-102. PMID: 25242246.
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    16. Shik JZ, Santos JC, Seal JN, Kay A, Mueller UG, Kaspari M. Metabolism and the rise of fungus cultivation by ants. Am Nat. 2014 Sep; 184(3):364-73. PMID: 25141145.
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    17. Kaspari M. Road salt offers insights into the connections between diet and neural development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 15; 111(28):10033-4. PMID: 24965365; PMCID: PMC4104882.
    18. Kaspari M, Clay NA, Donoso DA, Yanoviak SP. Sodium fertilization increases termites and enhances decomposition in an Amazonian forest. Ecology. 2014 Apr; 95(4):795-800. PMID: 24933800.
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    19. Kaspari M, Weiser MD. Ecology. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Science. 2014 Feb 28; 343(6174):974-5. PMID: 24578567.
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    20. Kay AD, Bruning AJ, van Alst A, Abrahamson TT, Hughes WO, Kaspari M. A carbohydrate-rich diet increases social immunity in ants. Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Mar 07; 281(1778):20132374. PMID: 24430844; PMCID: PMC3906932.
    21. Kerekes J, Kaspari M, Stevenson B, Nilsson RH, Hartmann M, Amend A, Bruns TD. Nutrient enrichment increased species richness of leaf litter fungal assemblages in a tropical forest. Mol Ecol. 2013 May; 22(10):2827-38. PMID: 23601077.
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    22. Shik JZ, Hou C, Kay A, Kaspari M, Gillooly JF. Towards a general life-history model of the superorganism: predicting the survival, growth and reproduction of ant societies. Biol Lett. 2012 Dec 23; 8(6):1059-62. PMID: 22896271; PMCID: PMC3497106.
    23. Shik JZ, Flatt D, Kay A, Kaspari M. A life history continuum in the males of a Neotropical ant assemblage: refuting the sperm vessel hypothesis. Naturwissenschaften. 2012 Mar; 99(3):191-7. PMID: 22274637.
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    24. Wright SJ, Yavitt JB, Wurzburger N, Turner BL, Tanner EV, Sayer EJ, Santiago LS, Kaspari M, Hedin LO, Harms KE, Garcia MN, Corre MD. Potassium, phosphorus, or nitrogen limit root allocation, tree growth, or litter production in a lowland tropical forest. Ecology. 2011 Aug; 92(8):1616-25. PMID: 21905428.
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    25. Shik JZ, Kaspari M, Yanoviak SP. Preliminary assessment of metabolic costs of the nematode Myrmeconema neotropicum on its host, the tropical ant Cephalotes atratus. J Parasitol. 2011 Oct; 97(5):958-9. PMID: 21506804.
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    26. Kaspari M, Powell S, Lattke J, O'Donnell S. Predation and patchiness in the tropical litter: do swarm-raiding army ants skim the cream or drain the bottle? J Anim Ecol. 2011 Jul; 80(4):818-23. PMID: 21388371.
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    27. Kaspari M, Stevenson BS, Shik J, Kerekes JF. Scaling community structure: how bacteria, fungi, and ant taxocenes differentiate along a tropical forest floor. Ecology. 2010 Aug; 91(8):2221-6. PMID: 20836443.
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    28. Gillooly JF, Hou C, Kaspari M. Eusocial insects as superorganisms: Insights from metabolic theory. Commun Integr Biol. 2010 Jul; 3(4):360-2. PMID: 20798827; PMCID: PMC2928319.
    29. Weiser MD, Sanders NJ, Agosti D, Andersen AN, Ellison AM, Fisher BL, Gibb H, Gotelli NJ, Gove AD, Gross K, Guénard B, Janda M, Kaspari M, Lessard JP, Longino JT, Majer JD, Menke SB, McGlynn TP, Parr CL, Philpott SM, Retana J, Suarez AV, Vasconcelos HL, Yanoviak SP, Dunn RR. Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships. Biol Lett. 2010 Dec 23; 6(6):769-72. PMID: 20462885; PMCID: PMC3001352.
    30. Donoso DA, Johnston MK, Kaspari M. Trees as templates for tropical litter arthropod diversity. Oecologia. 2010 Sep; 164(1):201-11. PMID: 20349247.
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    31. Hou C, Kaspari M, Vander Zanden HB, Gillooly JF. Energetic basis of colonial living in social insects. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 23; 107(8):3634-8. PMID: 20133582; PMCID: PMC2840457.
    32. Kaspari M, Yanoviak SP. Biogeochemistry and the structure of tropical brown food webs. Ecology. 2009 Dec; 90(12):3342-51. PMID: 20120804.
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    33. Kaspari M, Yanoviak SP, Dudley R, Yuan M, Clay NA. Sodium shortage as a constraint on the carbon cycle in an inland tropical rainforest. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Nov 17; 106(46):19405-9. PMID: 19884505; PMCID: PMC2780770.
    34. Dunn RR, Agosti D, Andersen AN, Arnan X, Bruhl CA, Cerdá X, Ellison AM, Fisher BL, Fitzpatrick MC, Gibb H, Gotelli NJ, Gove AD, Guenard B, Janda M, Kaspari M, Laurent EJ, Lessard JP, Longino JT, Majer JD, Menke SB, McGlynn TP, Parr CL, Philpott SM, Pfeiffer M, Retana J, Suarez AV, Vasconcelos HL, Weiser MD, Sanders NJ. Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecol Lett. 2009 Apr; 12(4):324-33. PMID: 19292793.
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    35. Yanoviak SP, Kaspari M, Dudley R. Gliding hexapods and the origins of insect aerial behaviour. Biol Lett. 2009 Aug 23; 5(4):510-2. PMID: 19324632; PMCID: PMC2781901.
    36. Kaspari M, Stevenson B. Evolutionary ecology, antibiosis, and all that rot. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 09; 105(49):19027-8. PMID: 19057009; PMCID: PMC2614706.
    37. Kaspari M, Yanoviak SP, Dudley R. On the biogeography of salt limitation: a study of ant communities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Nov 18; 105(46):17848-51. PMID: 19004798; PMCID: PMC2584704.
    38. Kaspari M, Garcia MN, Harms KE, Santana M, Wright SJ, Yavitt JB. Multiple nutrients limit litterfall and decomposition in a tropical forest. Ecol Lett. 2008 Jan; 11(1):35-43. PMID: 18021246.
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    39. O'Donnell S, Lattke J, Powell S, Kaspari M. Army ants in four forests: geographic variation in raid rates and species composition. J Anim Ecol. 2007 May; 76(3):580-9. PMID: 17439474.
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    40. Milton Y, Kaspari M. Bottom-up and top-down regulation of decomposition in a tropical forest. Oecologia. 2007 Aug; 153(1):163-72. PMID: 17375326.
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    41. Kaspari M. Global energy gradients and size in colonial organisms: worker mass and worker number in ant colonies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Apr 05; 102(14):5079-83. PMID: 15788538; PMCID: PMC555972.
    42. Yanoviak SP, Dudley R, Kaspari M. Directed aerial descent in canopy ants. Nature. 2005 Feb 10; 433(7026):624-6. PMID: 15703745.
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    43. Kaspari M, Ward PS, Yuan M. Energy gradients and the geographic distribution of local ant diversity. Oecologia. 2004 Aug; 140(3):407-13. PMID: 15179582.
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    44. Kaspari M, Yuan M, Alonso L. Spatial grain and the causes of regional diversity gradients in ants. Am Nat. 2003 Mar; 161(3):459-77. PMID: 12699224.
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    45. Kaspari M, Alonso L, O'Donnell S. Three energy variables predict ant abundance at a geographical scale. Proc Biol Sci. 2000 Mar 07; 267(1442):485-9. PMID: 10737406; PMCID: PMC1690560.
    46. Kaspari M. Litter ant patchiness at the 1-m2 scale: disturbance dynamics in three Neotropical forests. Oecologia. 1996 Jul; 107(2):265-273. PMID: 28307313.
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    47. Kaspari M. Body size and microclimate use in Neotropical granivorous ants. Oecologia. 1993 Dec; 96(4):500-507. PMID: 28312456.
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    48. Kaspari M. Removal of seeds from Neotropical frugivore droppings : Ant responses to seed number. Oecologia. 1993 Mar; 95(1):81-88. PMID: 28313315.
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