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2019. Chapuis, Elodie, Lamy, Thomas, Pointier, Jean-Pierre, Juillet, Nicolas, Segard, Adeline, Jarne, Philippe, and David, Patrice. Biological invasions offer interesting situations to observe how novel interactions between closely related, formerly allopatric species may trigge... The American Naturalist.
2019. Pick, Joel L., Ebneter, Christina, Hutter, Pascale, and Tschirren, Barbara. Organizational processes during prenatal development can have long-term effects on an individual’s phenotype. Because these early developmental sta... The American Naturalist.
3. Data from: Population density, not host competence, drives patterns of disease in an invaded community
2019. Searle, Catherine L., Cortez, Michael H., Hunsberger, Katherine K., Grippi, Dylan C., Oleksy, Isabella A., Shaw, Clara L., de la Serna, Solanus B., Lash, Chloe L., Dhir, Kailash L., and Duffy, Meghan A. Generalist parasites can strongly influence interactions between native and invasive species. Host competence can be used to predict how an invasiv... The American Naturalist.
4. Data from: A Bayesian approach to social structure uncovers cryptic regulation of group dynamics in Drosophila melanogaster
2019. Foley, Brad, Saltz, Julia B., Nuzhdin, Sergey V., and Marjoram, Paul. Understanding the mechanisms that give rise to social structure is central to predicting the evolutionary and ecological outcomes of social interac... The American Naturalist.
5. Data from: A breath of fresh air in the foraging theory: the importance of wind for food size selection in a central place forager
2019. Alma, Andrea Marina, Farji-Brener, Alejandro Gustavo, and Elizalde, Luciana. Empirical data about food size carried by central place foragers does not often fit with the optimum predicted by classical foraging theory. Tradit... The American Naturalist.
2019. Martin, Thomas E. Causes of evolved differences in clutch size among songbird species remain debated. I propose a new conceptual framework that integrates aspects of... The American Naturalist.
7. Data from: A dynamic state model of migratory behavior and physiology to assess the consequences of environmental variation and anthropogenic disturbance on marine vertebrates
2019. Pirotta, Enrico, Mangel, Marc, Costa, Daniel P., Mate, Bruce, Goldbogen, Jeremy A., Palacios, Daniel M., Huckstadt, Luis A., McHuron, Elizabeth A., Schwarz, Lisa, and New, Leslie. Integrating behavior and physiology is critical to formulating new hypotheses on the evolution of animal life-history strategies. Migratory capital... The American Naturalist.
2019. Otero, Luisa Matilde, Huey, Raymond B., and Gorman, George C. Reproductive phenology often varies geographically within species, driven by environmental gradients that alter growth and reproduction. However, e... The American Naturalist.
9. Data from: A field experiment demonstrating plant life-history evolution and its eco-evolutionary feedback to seed predator populations
2019. Agrawal, Anurag A., Johnson, Marc T. J., Hastings, Amy P., and Maron, John L. The extent to which evolutionary change occurs in a predictable manner under field conditions and how evolutionary changes feed back to influence e... The American Naturalist.
2019. Amarasekare, Priyanga and Savage, Van. Climate warming is predicted to cause large-scale extinctions of ectothermic species. A striking difference between tropical and temperate ectother... The American Naturalist. University of California Los Angeles.
11. Data from: A framework for simultaneous tests of abiotic, biotic, and historical drivers of species distributions: empirical tests for North American wood warblers based on climate and pollen
2019. Sanín, Camilo and Anderson, Robert P. Understanding how abiotic, biotic and historical factors shape species distributions remains a central question in ecology, but studies linking bio... The American Naturalist.
12. Data from: A free-ranging, feral mare (Equus caballus) affords similar maternal care to her genetic and adopted offspring
2019. Nunez, Cassandra Maria Victoria, Adelman, James S., and Rubenstein, Daniel I. Adoption of non-genetic offspring occurs in a variety of species, but is rare in equids. We report a case of adoption by a free-ranging, feral mare... The American Naturalist.
2019. Drury, Jonathan P., Anderson, Christopher N., Cabezas Castillo, Maria B., Fisher, Jewel, McEachin, Shawn, and Grether, Gregory F. Reproductive interference is widespread, despite the theoretical expectation that it should be eliminated by reproductive character displacement (R... The American Naturalist.
14. Data from: A key ecological trait drove the evolution of biparental care and monogamy in an amphibian
2019. Brown, Jason L., Morales, Victor R., and Summers, Kyle. Linking specific ecological factors to the evolution of parental care pattern and mating system is a difficult task of key importance. We provide e... The American Naturalist.
2019. Murphy, Grace E. P. and Romanuk, Tamara N. Disturbances often lead to changes in average values of community properties; however, disturbances can also affect the predictability of a communi... The American Naturalist.
2019. Hoeksema, Jason D. and Forde, Samantha E. Adaptive divergence among populations can result in local adaptation, whereby genotypes in native environments exhibit greater fitness than genotyp... The American Naturalist.
17. Data from: A metabolic and body-size scaling framework for parasite within-host abundance, biomass, and energy flux
2019. Hechinger, Ryan F. Energetics may provide a useful currency for studying the ecology of parasite assemblages within individual hosts. Parasite assemblages may also pr... The American Naturalist.
2019. Battey, Christopher J., Linck, Ethan B, Epperly, Kevin L, French, Cooper, Slager, David L, Sykes Jr., Paul W, and Klicka, John. In the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris), a North American songbird, populations on the Atlantic coast and interior southern United States are know... The American Naturalist.
19. Data from: A migratory northern ungulate in the pursuit of spring: jumping or surfing the green wave?
2019. Bischof, Richard, Loe, Leif Egil, Meisingset, Erling L., Zimmermann, Barbara, Moorter, Bram Van, and Mysterud, Atle. The Forage Maturation Hypothesis (FMH) states that herbivores migrate along a phenological gradient of plant development in order to maximize energ... The American Naturalist.
20. Data from: A novel, enigmatic basal leafflower moth lineage pollinating a derived leafflower host illustrates the dynamics of host shifts, partner replacement, and apparent coadaptation in intimate mutualisms
2019. Luo, Shi-Xiao, Yao, Gang, Wang, Ziwei, Zhang, Dianxiang, and Hembry, David H. Leafflower plant/leafflower moth brood pollination mutualisms are widespread in the Paleotropics. Leafflower moths pollinate leafflower plants, but... The American Naturalist.
21. Data from: A novel multi-scale assessment of community assembly across time, space, and functional niche
2019. Meachen, Julie A. and Roberts, Trina E. A basic ecological tenet is that organisms in a community occupy different niches and have different traits, but how consistently competition, sele... The American Naturalist.
2019. Armstrong, Anne Frances, Blackburn, Holly Nicole, Allen, Jonathan D., Armstrong, A. Frances, and Blackburn, Holly N. Hatching plasticity occurs in response to a wide range of stimuli across many animal taxa, including annelids, arthropods, mollusks, and chordates.... The American Naturalist. College of William & Mary.
2019. Fowler, Melinda A. and Williams, Tony D. Costs of reproduction are an integral and long-standing component of life-history theory, but we still know relatively little about the specific ph... The American Naturalist.
2019. Thompson, Sally and Daniels, Karen E. Spatial ecological patterns are usually ascribed to Turing‐type reaction‐diffusion or scale‐dependent feedback processes, but morphologically indis... The American Naturalist.
2019. Murphy, Helen A. and Zeyl, Clifford W. The origin of a new species requires a mechanism to prevent divergent populations from interbreeding. In the classic allopatric model, divided popu... The American Naturalist.
26. Data from: A probable case of incipient speciation in Schizocosa wolf spiders driven by allochrony, habitat use and female mate choice
2019. Gilman, Robert Tucker, Fowler-Finn, Kasey, and Hebets, Eileen A. There is growing evidence that speciation can occur between populations that are not geographically isolated. The emergence of assortative mating i... The American Naturalist.
2019. Xiao, Xiao, Locey, Kenneth J., and White, Ethan P. Taylor’s law (TL) describes the scaling relationship between the mean and variance of populations as a power law. TL is widely observed in ecologic... The American Naturalist.
2019. Hereford, Joe. The long history of reciprocal transplant studies testing the hypothesis of local adaptation has shown that populations are often adapted to their ... The American Naturalist.
29. Data from: A quantitative test of population genetics using spatio-genetic patterns in bacterial colonies
2019. Korolev, Kirill S, Xavier, João B, Nelson, David R, and Foster, Kevin R. It is widely accepted that population genetics theory is the cornerstone of evolutionary analyses. Empirical tests of the theory, however, are chal... The American Naturalist.
30. Data from: A quantitative test of the predicted relationship between countershading and lighting environment.
2019. Allen, William Laurence, Baddeley, Roland, Cuthill, Innes, and Scott-Samuel, Nicholas E. Countershading, a vertical luminance gradient from a dark back to a light belly, is perhaps the most common coloration phenotype in the animal king... The American Naturalist.
2019. Locey, Kenneth J. and Lennon, Jay T. From microorganisms to the largest macroorganisms, much of Earth’s biodiversity is subject to forces of physical turnover. Residence time is the ra... The American Naturalist.
2019. Sasaki, Takao, Penick, Clint A., Shaffer, Zachary, Pratt, Stephen C., Liebig, Jürgen, and Haight, Kevin L. Social dominance hierarchies are widespread, but little is known about the mechanisms that produce non-linear structures. In addition to despotic h... The American Naturalist.
2019. Kendall, Bruce E. and Wittmann, Marion E. Demographic stochasticity can have large effects on the dynamics of small populations as well as on the persistence of rare genotypes and lineages.... The American Naturalist.
Xiao, Xiao, Aravajy, S., Baribault, Thomas W., Brokaw, Nicholas, Christensen, Norman L., Dasappa, DeWalt, Saara J., Elouard, Claire, Gilbert, Gregory S., Kobe, Richard K., Kohyama, Takashi S., McGlinn, Daniel J., Palmer, Michael W., Patil, Santoshgouda V., Peet, Robert K., Pélissier, Raphaël, Pitman, Nigel C. A., Ramalingam, S., Ramesh, B. R., Reed, Rebecca A., Swaminath, M. H., Thompson, Jill, Urban, Dean L., Uriarte, Maria, Venugopal, P. Dilip, White, Ethan P., White, Peter S., Xi, Weimin, and Zimmerman, Jess K. The maximum entropy theory of ecology (METE) is a unified theory of biodiversity that predicts a large number of macroecological patterns using inf... The American Naturalist.
2019. Hadfield, Jarrod D., Krasnov, Boris R., Poulin, Robert, and Shinichi, Nakagawa. The evolution of traits involved in ecological interactions such as predator-prey, host-parasite, and plant-pollinator interactions, are likely to ... The American Naturalist.
36. Data from: A test of the "flexible stem" model of evolution: ancestral plasticity, genetic accommodation, and morphological divergence in the threespine stickleback radiation
2019. Wund, Matthew A, Baker, John A, Clancy, Brendan, Golub, Justin L, and Foster, Susan A. If an ancestral stem group repeatedly colonizes similar environments, developmental plasticity specific to that group should consistently give rise... The American Naturalist.
2019. Burns, Kevin C. The theory of island biogeography has played a pivotal role in the way ecologists view communities. However, it does not account for exotic species... The American Naturalist.
38. Data from: A treefrog with reproductive mode plasticity reveals a changing balance of selection for non-aquatic egg-laying
2019. Touchon, Justin C. Non-aquatic reproduction has evolved repeatedly, but the factors that select for laying eggs on land are not well understood. The treefrog Dendrops... The American Naturalist. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
2019. Sheppard-Brennand, Hannah, Poore, Alistair G. B., and Dworjanyn, Symon A. Selection by consumers has led to the evolution of a vast array of defenses in animals and plants. These defenses include physical structures, beha... The American Naturalist.
40. Data from: Abiotic, biotic and evolutionary control of the distribution of C and N isotopes in food webs
2019. Laiolo, Paola, Illera, Juan Carlos, Meléndez, Leandro, Segura, Amalia, and Obeso, José Ramón. Ecosystem functioning depends on nutrient cycles and their responses to abiotic and biotic determinants, with the influence of evolutionary legacie... The American Naturalist.
2019. Passy, Sophia I. The hollow-shaped species abundance distribution (SAD) and its allied rank abundance distribution (RAD)—showing that abundance is unevenly distribu... The American Naturalist.
2019. Lowry, David Bryant, Behrman, Katherine D., Grabowski, Paul, Morris, Geoffrey P., Kiniry, James R., and Juenger, Thomas E. Determining the patterns and mechanisms of natural selection in the wild is of fundamental importance to understanding the differentiation of popul... The American Naturalist.
43. Data from: Adaptive and selective seed abortion reveals complex conditional decision making in plants
2019. Meyer, Katrin M., Soldaat, Leo L., Auge, Harald, and Thulke, Hans-Hermann. Behaviour is traditionally attributed to animals only. Recently, evidence for plant behaviour is accumulating, mostly from plant physiological stud... The American Naturalist.
44. Data from: Adaptive differences in circadian clock gene expression patterns and photoperiodic diapause induction in Nasonia vitripennis
2019. Dalla Benetta, Elena, Beukeboom, Leo W., and van de Zande, Louis. Day length (photoperiod) and temperature oscillate daily and seasonally and are important cues for season-dependent behaviour. Larval diapause of t... The American Naturalist.
2019. Heath, Jeremy J., Abbot, Patrick, and Stireman, John O. Most studies of adaptive radiation in animals focus on resource competition as the primary driver of trait divergence. The roles of other ecologica... The American Naturalist.
46. Data from: Adaptive radiation and ecological opportunity in Sulawesi and Philippine fanged frog (Limnonectes) communities.
2019. Setiadi, Mohammad Iqbal, McGuire, Jimmy A, Brown, Rafe M, Zubairi, Mohammad, Iskandar, Djoko T, Andayani, Noviar, Supriatna, Jatna, and Evans, Ben J. Because island communities are derived from the mainland, they are often less diverse by comparison. However, reduced complexity of island communi... The American Naturalist.
47. Data from: Adaptive sex allocation in relation to hatching synchrony and offspring quality in house wrens
2019. Bowers, Emerson Keith, Sakaluk, Scott K., and Thompson, Charles F. Increased variance in the reproductive success of males relative to females favors mothers that optimally allocate sons and daughters to maximize t... The American Naturalist.
48. Data from: Adult mortality probability and nest predation rates explain parental effort in warming eggs with consequences for embryonic development time
2019. Martin, Thomas E., Oteyza, Juan C., Boyce, Andrew J., Lloyd, Penn, and Ton, Riccardo. Parental behavior and effort vary extensively among species. Life history theory suggests that age-specific mortality could cause this interspecif... The American Naturalist.
49. Data from: Age-dependent modulation of songbird summer feather molt by temporal and functional constraints
2019. Kiat, Yosef and Sapir, Nir. Time constraints influence various ecological, life-history, and demographic properties of individuals and populations of many species throughout t... The American Naturalist.
50. Data from: Age-specific offspring mortality economically tracks food abundance in a piscivorous seabird
2019. Vedder, Oscar, Zhang, He, Dänhardt, Andreas, and Bouwhuis, Sandra. Earlier offspring mortality prior to independence saves resources for kin, which should be more beneficial when food is short. Using 24 years of da... The American Naturalist.
51. Data from: Aggregation of infective stages of parasites as an adaptation and its implications for the study of parasite-host interactions
2019. Morrill, André and Forbes, Mark R. The causes and consequences of aggregation among conspecifics have received much attention. For infecting macroparasites, causes include variation ... The American Naturalist.
2019. Viana, Duarte Serpa, Santamaría, Luis, Michot, Thomas C., and Figuerola, Jordi. Migratory birds are often suggested to be important vectors for long-distance dispersal (LDD) of plant and animal propagules. The scale of such dis... The American Naturalist.
53. Data from: Allometric scaling of metabolism, growth, and activity in whole colonies of the seed harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus
2019. Waters, James Stephen, Holbrook, Carter T, Fewell, Jennifer H, and Harrison, Jon F. The negative allometric scaling of metabolic rate with body size is among the most striking patterns in biology. We investigated whether this patte... The American Naturalist.
54. Data from: Alternative reproductive tactics arising from a continuous behavioral trait: callers vs. satellites in field crickets
2019. Rotenberry, John T., Swanger, Elizabeth, and Zuk, Marlene. Alternative reproductive tactics may arise when natural enemies use sexual signals to locate the signaler. In field crickets, elevated costs to mal... The American Naturalist.
55. Data from: Alternative reproductive tactics in context: how demography, ecology, and behavior affect male mating success
2019. Rotenberry, John T. and Zuk, Marlene. Exploitation of sexual signals by predators or parasites increases costs to signalers, creating opportunities for establishment of alternative repr... The American Naturalist.
56. Data from: An analytical framework for estimating fertilization bias and the fertilization set from multiple sperm-storage organs
2019. Manier, Mollie K., Lüpold, Stefan, Pitnick, Scott, and Starmer, William Thomas. How sperm from competing males are used to fertilize eggs is poorly understood, yet has important implications for postcopulatory sexual selection.... The American Naturalist.
57. Data from: An empirical and mechanistic explanation of abundance-occupancy relationships for a critically endangered nomadic migrant
2019. Webb, Matthew H., Heinsohn, Robert, Sutherland, William J., Stojanovic, Dejan, and Terauds, Aleks. The positive abundance-occupancy relationship (AOR) is a pervasive pattern in macroecology. Similarly, the association between occupancy (or probab... The American Naturalist.
58. Data from: An overlooked consequence of dietary mixing: a varied diet reduces interindividual variance in fitness
2019. Senior, Alistair McNair, Nakagawa, Shinichi, Lihoreau, Mathieu, Simpson, Stephen J., and Raubenheimer, David. The determinants of diet breadth are of interest to nutritionists, ecologists and evolutionary biologists. A recent synthesis addressing this issue... The American Naturalist.
59. Data from: Angiosperm fleshy fruits and seed dispersers: a comparative analysis of adaptation and constraints in plant-animal interactions
2019. Jordano, Pedro. Variation in phenotypic traits of angiosperm fleshy fruits has been explained as the result of adaptations to their mutualistic seed dispersers. By... The American Naturalist.
60. Data from: Ant larvae as players in social conflict: relatedness and individual identity mediate cannibalism intensity
2019. Schultner, Eva, Gardner, Andy, Karhunen, Markku, and Helanterä, Heikki. Conflict arises among social organisms when individuals differ in their inclusive-fitness interests. Ant societies are excellent models for underst... The American Naturalist.
2019. Baez, Selene, Donoso, David A., Queenborough, Simon A., Jaramillo, Liliana, Valencia, Renato, and Dangles, Olivier. How ecological context shapes mutualistic relationships remains poorly understood. We combined long-term tree census data with ant censuses in a pe... The American Naturalist.
2019. Scharf, Inon, Modlmeier, Andreas P., Beros, Sara, and Foitzik, Susanne. Parasites decrease host fitness and can induce changes in host behavior, morphology, and physiology. When parasites exploit social insects, they in... The American Naturalist.
63. Data from: Antagonistic coevolution accelerates the evolution of reproductive isolation in Tribolium castaneum
2019. Berenos, Camillo, Schmid-Hempel, Paul, and Wegner, K. Mathias. The evolution of reproductive isolation among populations is often the result of selective forces. Among those, parasites exert strong selection on... The American Naturalist.
2019. Mohamed, Mohamed Abdelaziz, Bakkali, Mohammed, Gómez, José María, Olivieri, Enrica, and Perfectti, Francisco. Self-fertilization has recurrently evolved in plants, involving different strategies and traits, often involving loss of attractive functions, coll... The American Naturalist.
65. Data from: Anthropogenic harvesting pressure and changes in life history: insights from a rocky intertidal limpet
2019. Fenberg, Phillip B. and Roy, Kaustuv. The importance of large breeding individuals for maintaining the health of marine fish and invertebrate populations has long been recognized. Unfor... The American Naturalist.
2019. Kunc, Hansjoerg P., Lyons, Gillian N., Sigwart, Julia D., McLaughlin, Kirsty E., and Houghton, Jonathan D. R. Many species are currently experiencing anthropogenically driven environmental changes. Among these changes, increasing noise levels are specifical... The American Naturalist.
2019. Cembrowski, Adam R., Frederickson, Megan E., Thomson, James D., and Tan, Marcus G. Ants on flowers can disrupt pollination by consuming rewards or harassing pollinators, but it is difficult to disentangle the effects of these expl... The American Naturalist.
68. Data from: Ants at plant wounds – a little-known trophic interaction with evolutionary implications for ant-plant interactions
2019. Staab, Michael, Fornoff, Felix, Klein, Alexandra-Maria, and Blüthgen, Nico. Extrafloral nectaries (EFNs) allow plants to engage in mutualisms with ants preventing herbivory in exchange for food. EFNs occur scattered through... The American Naturalist.
69. Data from: Are all hosts created equal? Partitioning host species contributions to parasite persistence in multihost communities
2019. Fenton, Andy, Streicker, Daniel G., Petchey, Owen L., and Pedersen, Amy B. The American Naturalist.
70. Data from: Are dormant plants hedging their bets? Demographic consequences of prolonged dormancy in variable environments
2019. Gremer, Jennifer R., Crone, Elizabeth E., and Lesica, Peter. During the growing season, some individuals in perennial plant populations may remain alive below ground while others emerge. This phenomenon, know... The American Naturalist. University of Montana.
71. Data from: Are gastropods, rather than ants, important dispersers of seeds of myrmecochorous forest herbs?
2019. Türke, Manfred, Andreas, Kerstin, Gossner, Martin M., Kowalski, Esther, Lange, Markus, Boch, Steffen, Socher, Stephanie A., Müller, Jörg, Prati, Daniel, Fischer, Markus, Meyhöfer, Rainer, and Weisser, Wolfgang W. Seed dispersal by ants (myrmecochory) is widespread and seed adaptations to myrmecochory are common, especially in the form of fatty appendices (el... The American Naturalist. University of Bern and University of Potsdam.
2019. Zozaya, Stephen M., Higgie, Megan, Moritz, Craig, and Hoskin, Conrad J. Animals use mating traits to compete for, attract, and choose mates. Because mating traits influence mate choice, the divergence of mating traits b... The American Naturalist.
2019. Armbruster, W. Scott, Gong, Yan-Bing, and Huang, Shuang-Quan. Using pollination-syndrome parameters and pollinator correlations with floral phenotype from the neotropics, we predicted that Dalechampia bidentat... The American Naturalist.
74. Data from: Are species' range limits simply niche limits writ large? A review of transplant experiments beyond the range
2019. Hargreaves, Anna L., Samis, Karen E., and Eckert, Christopher G. Many species’ range limits (RL) occur across continuous environmental gradients without obvious barriers imposing them. Such RL are expected to ref... The American Naturalist.
75. Data from: Are there indirect fitness benefits of female extra-pair reproduction? Lifetime reproductive success of within-pair and extra-pair offspring
2019. Sardell, Rebecca J., Arcese, Peter, Keller, Lukas F., and Reid, Jane M. The forces driving extra-pair reproduction by socially monogamous females, and the resulting genetic polyandry, remain unclear. A testable predicti... The American Naturalist.
76. Data from: Artificial selection reveals high genetic variation in phenology at the trailing edge of a species range
2019. Sheth, Seema Nayan and Angert, Amy Lauren. Species' responses to climate change depend on the interplay of migration and adaptation, yet we know relatively little about the potential for ada... The American Naturalist.
2019. Sztepanacz, Jacqueline L. and Blows, Mark W. Stabilizing selection is important in evolutionary theories of the maintenance of genetic variance, and has been invoked as the key process determi... The American Naturalist.
78. Data from: Assessing behavioral associations in a hybrid zone through social network analysis: complex assortative behaviors structure associations in a hybrid quail population
2019. Zonana, David Michael, Gee, Jennifer M., Bridge, Eli S., Breed, Michael D., and Doak, Daniel F. Behavior can strongly influence rates and patterns of hybridization between animal populations and species. Yet, few studies have examined reproduc... The American Naturalist.
79. Data from: Assessing feeding preferences of a consumer guild: partitioning variation among versus within species
2019. Rhoades, O. Kennedy, Best, Rebecca J., and Stachowicz, John J. Interspecific variation in resource use is critical to understanding species diversity, coexistence, and ecosystem functioning. A growing body of r... The American Naturalist.
80. Data from: Assessing the contributions of reduced immigrant viability and fecundity to reproductive isolation
2019. Porter, Cody Keith and Benkman, Craig W. Reduced fitness of immigrants from alternative environments is thought to be an important reproductive isolating barrier. Most studies evaluating t... The American Naturalist.
81. Data from: Assessing the influence of temporal autocorrelations on the population dynamics of a disturbance specialist plant population in a random environment
2019. Eager, Eric Alan, Pilson, Diana, Alexander, Helen M., and Tenhumberg, Brigitte. Biological populations are strongly influenced by random variations in their environment, which are often autocorrelated in time. For disturbance s... The American Naturalist.
82. Data from: Assortative mating and the maintenance of population structure in a natural hybrid zone
2019. Culumber, Zachary W., Ochoa, Olivia M., and Rosenthal, Gil G. Understanding the factors that give rise to natural hybrid zones and govern their dynamics and structure is important to predicting the evolutionar... The American Naturalist.
83. Data from: Assortative mating by an obliquely transmitted local cultural trait promotes genetic divergence: a model
2019. Yeh, D. Justin. The effect of learned culture (e.g., birdsong dialects and human languages) on genetic divergence is unclear. Previous theoretical research suggest... The American Naturalist.
2019. Jiang, Yuexin, Bolnick, Daniel I., and Kirkpatrick, Mark. Assortative mating occurs when there is a correlation (positive or negative) between male and female phenotypes or genotypes across mated pairs. To... The American Naturalist.
85. Data from: Asteraceae pollen provisions protect Osmia mason bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) from brood parasitism
2019. Spear, Dakota M., Silverman, Sarah, and Forrest, Jessica R. K. Many specialist herbivores eat foods that are apparently low quality. The compensatory benefits of a poor diet may include protection from natural ... The American Naturalist.
86. Data from: Asynchrony of seasons: genetic differentiation associated with geographic variation in climatic seasonality and reproductive phenology
2019. Quintero, Ignacio, González-Caro, Sebastián, Zalamea, Paul-Camilo, and Cadena, Carlos Daniel. Many organisms exhibit distinct breeding seasons tracking food availability. If conspecific populations inhabit areas that experience different tem... The American Naturalist.
2019. Waser, Nickolas M., CaraDonna, Paul J., and Price, Mary V. In western North America, hummingbirds can be observed systematically visiting flowers that lack the typical reddish color, tubular morphology, and... The American Naturalist.
2019. Wüest, Rafael Otmar, Antonelli, Alexandre, Zimmermann, Niklaus E., and Linder, H. Peter. Climate is a main predictor of biodiversity on a global scale, yet how climate availability affects niche evolution remains poorly explored. Here w... The American Naturalist.
2019. Koenig, Walter D. and Liebhold, Andrew M. The extraordinarily long life cycles, synchronous emergences at 13- or 17-year intervals, and complex geographic distribution of periodical cicadas... The American Naturalist. Cornell University and United States Department of Agriculture.
90. Data from: Bateman gradients in hermaphrodites: an extended approach to quantify sexual selection
2019. Anthes, Nils, David, Patrice, Auld, Josh R, Hoffer, Jeroen N, Jarne, Philippe, Koene, Joris M, Kokko, Hanna, Lorenzi, M Cristina, Pélissié, Benjamin, Sprenger, Dennis, Staikou, Alexandra, and Schärer, Lukas. Sexual selection is often quantified using Bateman gradients, which represent sex-specific regression slopes of reproductive success on mating succ... The American Naturalist.
2019. Cunningham, John Paul, Hereward, James P., Heard, Tim A., De Barro, Paul J., and West, Stuart Andrew. We provide the first evidence for inter-specific warfare in bees, a spectacular natural phenomenon that involves a series of aerial battles and lea... The American Naturalist.
92. Data from: Bees without flowers: before peak bloom, diverse native bees find insect-produced honeydew sugars
2019. Meiners, Joan M., Griswold, Terry L., Harris, David J., and Ernest, S. K. Morgan. Bee foragers respond to complex visual, olfactory, and extrasensory cues to optimize searches for floral rewards. Their abilities to detect and dis... The American Naturalist.
93. Data from: Behavioral and morphological traits interact to promote the evolution of alternative reproductive tactics in a lizard
2019. Wechmann, Kerrie, Noble, Daniel W. A., Keogh, J. Scott, and Whiting, Martin J. Alternative reproductive tactics (ARTs) are predicted to be the result of disruptive correlational selection on suites of morphological, physiologi... The American Naturalist.
94. Data from: Behavioral hypervolumes of predator groups and predator-predator interactions shape prey survival rates and selection on prey behavior
2019. Pruitt, Jonathan N., Howell, Kimberley, Gladney, Shaniqua, Yang, Yusan, Lichtenstein, James L. L., Spicer, Michelle Elise, Echeverri, Sebastian A., and Pinter-Wollman, Noa. Predator-prey interactions often vary on the basis of the traits of the individual predators and prey involved. Here we examine whether the multidi... The American Naturalist.
2019. Kozak, Genevieve M., Roland, Genevieve, Rankhorn, Clare, Falater, Amy, Berdan, Emma L., and Fuller, Rebecca C. Reinforcement occurs when behavioral isolation is strengthened between species due to selection against hybridization in sympatry. Mate preferences... The American Naturalist.
96. Data from: Behavioral plasticity and the origins of novelty: the evolution of the rattlesnake rattle
2019. Allf, Bradley C., Durst, Paul A. P., and Pfennig, David W. Environmentally induced behavior (behavioral plasticity) has long been hypothesized to promote the origins of novel morphological traits, but this ... The American Naturalist.
97. Data from: Behavioral types of predator and prey jointly determine prey survival: potential implications for the maintenance of within species behavioral variation
2019. Pruitt, Jonathan N., Stachowicz, John J., and Sih, Andrew. Recent studies in animal behavior have emphasized the ecological importance of individual variation in behavioral types (e.g. boldness, activity). ... The American Naturalist. University of California, Davis and University of Pittsburgh.
2019. Drummond, Hugh, Mayani-Parás, Fernando, Kilner, Rebecca M., Stoddard, Mary C., and Rodríguez, Cristina. When animals potentially occupy diverse microhabitats, how can camouflage be achieved? Here we combine descriptive and experimental methods to unco... The American Naturalist.
99. Data from: Between- and within-individual variation of maternal thyroid hormone deposition in wild great tits (Parus major)
2019. Hsu, Bin-Yan, Verhagen, Irene, Gienapp, Phillip, Darras, Veerle M., Visser, Marcel E., and Ruuskanen, Suvi. Maternal hormones are often considered a mediator of anticipatory maternal effects, namely mothers adjust maternal hormone transfer to prepare the ... The American Naturalist.
100. Data from: Between geometry and biology: the problem of universality of the species-area relationship
2019. Šizling, Arnošt L., Kunin, William E., Šizlingová, Eva, Reif, Jiří, and Storch, David. The species-area relationship (SAR) is considered to be one of a few generalities in ecology, yet a universal model of its shape and slope has rema... The American Naturalist.