Douglas L. Altshuler
Douglas L. Altshuler
Professor of Zoology, University of British Columbia
Verified email at zoology.ubc.ca - Homepage
TitleCited byYear
Phylogenetic systematics and biogeography of hummingbirds: Bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of partitioned data and selection of an appropriate partitioning strategy
JA McGuire, CC Witt, DL Altshuler, JV Remsen
Systematic biology 56 (5), 837-856, 2007
2622007
Molecular phylogenetics and the diversification of hummingbirds
JA McGuire, CC Witt, JV Remsen Jr, A Corl, DL Rabosky, DL Altshuler, ...
Current Biology 24 (8), 910-916, 2014
2232014
Short-amplitude high-frequency wing strokes determine the aerodynamics of honeybee flight
DL Altshuler, WB Dickson, JT Vance, SP Roberts, MH Dickinson
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102 (50), 18213-18218, 2005
1562005
Resolution of a paradox: hummingbird flight at high elevation does not come without a cost
DL Altshuler, R Dudley, JA McGuire
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 (51), 17731-17736, 2004
1262004
The ecological and evolutionary interface of hummingbird flight physiology
DL Altshuler, R Dudley
Journal of Experimental Biology 205 (16), 2325-2336, 2002
1092002
Aerodynamic forces of revolving hummingbird wings and wing models
DL Altshuler, R Dudley, CP Ellington
Journal of zoology 264 (4), 327-332, 2004
1082004
Kinematics of hovering hummingbird flight along simulated and natural elevational gradients
DL Altshuler, R Dudley
Journal of experimental biology 206 (18), 3139-3147, 2003
792003
Take-off mechanics in hummingbirds (Trochilidae)
BW Tobalske, DL Altshuler, DR Powers
Journal of Experimental Biology 207 (8), 1345-1352, 2004
742004
Novel interactions of non-pollinating ants with pollinators and fruit consumers in a tropical forest
DL Altshuler
Oecologia 119 (4), 600-606, 1999
741999
The physiology and biomechanics of avian flight at high altitude
DL Altshuler, R Dudley
Integrative and Comparative Biology 46 (1), 62-71, 2006
702006
A higher-level taxonomy for hummingbirds
JA McGuire, CC Witt, JV Remsen, R Dudley, DL Altshuler
Journal of Ornithology 150 (1), 155-165, 2009
662009
Flight performance and competitive displacement of hummingbirds across elevational gradients
DL Altshuler
The American Naturalist 167 (2), 216-229, 2005
632005
Hummingbird wing efficacy depends on aspect ratio and compares with helicopter rotors
JW Kruyt, EM Quicazán-Rubio, GJF van Heijst, DL Altshuler, D Lentink
Journal of the royal society interface 11 (99), 20140585, 2014
582014
Flower Color, Hummingbird Pollination, and Habitat Irradiance in Four Neotropical Forests1
DL Altshuler
Biotropica 35 (3), 344-355, 2003
552003
Wake patterns of the wings and tail of hovering hummingbirds
DL Altshuler, M Princevac, H Pan, J Lozano
Animal Locomotion, 273-284, 2010
522010
Allometry of hummingbird lifting performance
DL Altshuler, R Dudley, SM Heredia, JA McGuire
Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (5), 725-734, 2010
512010
Wing morphology and flight behavior of some North American hummingbird species
FG Stiles, DL Altshuler, R Dudley
The Auk 122 (3), 872-886, 2005
502005
Oxygen consumption rates in hovering hummingbirds reflect substrate-dependent differences in P/O ratios: carbohydrate as apremium fuel'
KC Welch, DL Altshuler, RK Suarez
Journal of Experimental Biology 210 (12), 2146-2153, 2007
492007
Of hummingbirds and helicopters: hovering costs, competitive ability, and foraging strategies
DL Altshuler, FG Stiles, R Dudley
The American Naturalist 163 (1), 16-25, 2004
492004
Fiber type homogeneity of the flight musculature in small birds
KC Welch Jr, DL Altshuler
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular …, 2009
482009
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