Balser TC, Kinzig AP, Firestone MK (2002) Linking soil microbial communities and ecosystem functioning. In The Functional Consequence of Biodiversity: Empirical Progress and Theoretical Extensions, eds Kinzig A, Pacala S, Tilman D (Princeton Univ Press, Princeton, NJ), pp 265–293.
Balvanera P, et al. (2006) Quantifying the evidence for biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning and services. Annu Rev Ecol System 9:1146–1156.
Bambach RK (1983) Ecospace utilization and guilds in marine communities through the Phanerozoic. In Biotic Interactions in Recent and Fossil Benthic Communities, eds Tevesz MJS, McCall PL (Plenum, New York), pp 719–746.
Bambach RK, Knoll AH, Sepkoski JJ, Jr (2002) Anatomical and ecological constraints on Phanerozoic animal diversity in the marine realm. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 99:6854–6859.
Bambach RK, Knoll AH, Wang SC (2004) Origination, extinction, and mass depletions of marine diversity. Paleobiology 30:522–542.
Bambach RK, Bush AM, Erwin DH (2007) Autecology and the filling of ecospace: Key metazoan radiations. Palaeontology 50:1–22.
Barber PH, Bellwood DR (2005) Biodiversity hotspots: Evolutionary origins of biodiversity in wrasses (Halichoeres: Labridae) in the Indo-Pacific and New World tropics. Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:235–253.
Barber PH, Palumbi SR, Erdmann MV, Moosa MK (2000) A marine Wallace’s line? Nature 406:692–693.
Barber PH, Palumbi SR, Erdmann MV, Moosa MK (2002) Sharp genetic breaks among populations of a benthic marine crustaceans indicate limited oceanic larval transport: Patterns, causes, and consequences. Mol Ecol 11:659–674.
Barber PH, Erdmann MV, Palumbi SR (2006) Comparative phylogeography of three codistributed stomatopods: Origins and timing of regional lineage diversification in the coral triangle. Evolution 60:1825–1839.
Barlow, Z (2008) Plight of the butterflies. Ventura County Star, January 3 (Scripps Interactive Newspaper Group, Cincinnati, OH).
Barinaga M (2004) California Academy starts on the museum of its dreams. Science 304:669–670.
Barnosky AD (1986) “Big game” extinction caused by Late Pleistocene climatic change: Irish elk (Megaloceros giganteus) in Ireland. Quatern Res 25:128–135.
Barnosky AD, Koch PL, Feranec RS, Wing SL, Shabel AB (2004) Assessing the causes of Late Pleistocene extinctions on the continents. Science 306:70–75.
Barns SM, Takala SL, Kuske CR (1999) Wide distribution and diversity of members of the bacterial kingdom Acidobacterium in the environment. Appl Environ Microbiol 65:1731–1737.
Barraclough TG, Davies TJ (2005) Predicting future speciation. In Phylogeny and Conservation, eds Purvis A, Gittleman JL, Brooks TM (Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge, UK), pp 400–418.
Bartlett T (2007) Bugguide. Available at http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740.
Bascompte J, Melian CJ, Sala E (2005) Interaction strength motifs and the overfishing of marine food webs. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102:5443–5447.
Baum JK, Myers RA (2004) Shifting baselines and the decline of pelagic sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecol Lett 7:135–145.
Baum JK, et al. (2003) Collapse and conservation of shark populations in the northwest Atlantic. Science 299:389–392.
Beddington JR, Agnew DJ, Clark CW (2007) Current problems in the management of marine fisheries. Science 316:1713–1716.
Beja-Pereira A, et al. (2006) The origin of European cattle: Evidence from modern and ancient DNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 103:8113–8118.