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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.