December 14, 2018

Physiology

Recent Papers

Sidney F. Gouveia, Rafael P. Bovo, Juan G. Rubalcaba, Fernando Rodrigues Da Silva, Natan M. Maciel, Denis V. Andrade, and Pablo Ariel Martinez



Oxygen Limitation at the Larval Stage and the Evolution of Maternal Investment per Offspring in Aquatic Environments
Njal Rollinson and Locke Rowe
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayRollinson.html

A Dynamic State Model of Migratory Behavior and Physiology to Assess the Consequences of Environmental Variation and Anthropogenic Disturbance on Marine Vertebrates
Enrico Pirotta, Marc Mangel, Daniel P. Costa, Bruce Mate, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Daniel M. Palacios, Luis A. Hückstädt, Elizabeth A. McHuron, Lisa Schwarz, and Leslie New
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebPirotta.html

Thermoregulatory Behavior Simultaneously Promotes and Forestalls Evolution in a Tropical Lizard
Martha M. Muñoz and Jonathan B. Losos
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanMunoz.html

Note
Sex-Dependent Phenological Plasticity in an Arctic Hibernator
Cory T. Williams, C. Loren Buck, Michael J. Sheriff, Melanie M. Richter, Jesse S. Krause, and Brian M. Barnes
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecWilliams.html

Open Access
Will Invertebrates Require Increasingly Carbon-Rich Food in a Warming World?
Thomas R. Anderson, Dag O. Hessen, Maarten Boersma, Jotaro Urabe, and Daniel J. Mayor
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecAnderson.html

A Physiological Signature of the Cost of Reproduction Associated with Parental Care
Melinda A. Fowler and Tony D. Williams
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecFowler.html

The Rate of Seasonal Changes in Temperature Alters Acclimation of Performance under Climate Change
Viktor Nilsson-Örtman and Frank Johansson
Lay summaryhttp://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecNilsOrt.html

Synthesis
An Ecological Perspective on Sleep Disruption
Kévin Tougeron and Paul K. Abram
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepTougeron.html

The Evolution of Energetic Scaling across the Vertebrate Tree of Life
Josef C. Uyeda, Matthew W. Pennell, Eliot T. Miller, Rafael Maia, and Craig R. McClain

Specialization to Extremely Low-Nutrient Soils Limits the Nutritional Adaptability of Plant Lineages
G. Anthony Verboom, William D. Stock, and Michael D. Cramer
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneVerboom.html

Trophic Strategies of Unicellular Plankton
Subhendu Chakraborty, Lasse Tor Nielsen, and Ken H. Andersen

Hormonally Mediated Increases in Sex-Biased Gene Expression Accompany the Breakdown of Between-Sex Genetic Correlations in a Sexually Dimorphic Lizard

Robert M. Cox, Christian L. Cox, Joel W. McGlothlin, Daren C. Card, Audra L. Andrew, and Todd A. Castoe

Natural History Note
Age-Dependent Modulation of Songbird Summer Feather Molt by Temporal and Functional Constraints
Yosef Kiat, and Nir Sapir
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebKiat.html

The Size Dependence of Phytoplankton Growth Rates: A Trade-Off between Nutrient Uptake and Metabolism
Ben A. Ward, Emilio Marañón, Boris Sauterey, Jonathan Rault, and David Claessen

Life History

Recent Papers

Martin Brengdahl, Christopher M. Kimber, Jack Maguire-Baxter, Antonino Malacrinò, and Urban Friberg


Vérane Berger, Jean-François Lemaître, Dominique Allainé, Jean-Michel Gaillard, and Aurélie Cohas


Note
Generation Time in Structured Populations
Stephen P. Ellner

Evolution of Complex Asexual Reproductive Strategies in Jellyfish
Nicolas Azaña Schnedler-Meyer, Simone Pigolotti, and Patrizio Mariani

Collapse, Tipping Points, and Spatial Demographic Structure Arising from the Adopted Migrant Life History
Luke A. Rogers, Anne K. Salomon, Brendan Connors, and Martin Krkošek
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyRogers.html

Life-History Multistability Caused by Size-Dependent Mortality
Barbara Taborsky, Mikko Heino, and Ulf Dieckmann

Note
Chronological and Biological Age Predict Seasonal Reproductive Timing: An Investigation of Clutch Initiation and Telomeres in Birds of Known Age
Carolyn M. Bauer, Jessica L. Graham, Mikus Abolins-Abols, Britt J. Heidinger, Ellen D. Ketterson, and Timothy J. Greives
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneBauer.html

Morph-Specific Patterns of Reproductive Senescence: Connections to Discrete Reproductive Strategies
Andrea S. Grunst, Melissa L. Grunst, Vince A. Formica, Marisa L. Korody, Adam M. Betuel, Margarida Barcelo-Serra, Sarah Ford, Rusty A. Gonser, and Elaina M. Tuttle
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneGrunst.html

How Life History Shapes Optimal Patterns of Senescence: Implications from Individuals to Societies
Natalie J. Lemanski and Nina H. Fefferman

Host Traits Drive Viral Life Histories across Phytoplankton Viruses
Kyle F. Edwards and Grieg F. Steward

Phylo-Allometric Analyses Showcase the Interplay between Life-History Patterns and Phenotypic Convergence in Cleaner Wrasses
Vikram B. Baliga and Rita S. Mehta

Open Access
The Geometry of Nutrient Space–Based Life-History Trade-Offs: Sex-Specific Effects of Macronutrient Intake on the Trade-Off between Encapsulation Ability and Reproductive Effort in Decorated Crickets
James Rapkin, Kim Jensen, C. Ruth Archer, Clarissa M. House, Scott K. Sakaluk, Enrique del Castillo, and John Hunt
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprRapkin.html

Pluck or Luck: Does Trait Variation or Chance Drive Variation in Lifetime Reproductive Success?
Robin E. Snyder and Stephen P. Ellner
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprSnyder.html

Natural History Note
Extreme Climate-Induced Life-History Plasticity in an Amphibian
François S. Becker, Krystal A. Tolley, G. John Measey, and Res Altwegg
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebBecker.html

Life-History Traits Evolved Jointly with Climatic Niche and Disturbance Regime in the Genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae)
Jeanne Tonnabel, Frank M. Schurr, Florian Boucher, Wilfried Thuiller, Julien Renaud, Emmanuel J. P. Douzery, and Ophélie Ronce

Note
Sex-Dependent Phenological Plasticity in an Arctic Hibernator
Cory T. Williams, C. Loren Buck, Michael J. Sheriff, Melanie M. Richter, Jesse S. Krause, and Brian M. Barnes
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecWilliams.html

Disentangling Genetic and Prenatal Maternal Effects on Offspring Size and Survival
Joel L. Pick, Christina Ebneter, Pascale Hutter, and Barbara Tschirren
Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecPick.html

Bioinvasion Triggers Rapid Evolution of Life Histories in Freshwater Snails
Elodie Chapuis, Thomas Lamy, Jean-Pierre Pointier, Nicolas Juillet, Adeline Ségard, Philippe Jarne, and Patrice David

Michael G. Harvey, Alexandre Aleixo, Camila C. Ribas, and Robb T. Brumfield

Open Access
Maria E. Orive, Michael Barfield, Carlos Fernandez, and Robert D. Holt


Synthesis
Benjamin G. Van Allen, Forrest P. Dillemuth, Andrew J. Flick, Matthew J. Faldyn, David R. Clark, Volker H. W. Rudolf, and Bret D. Elderd

Mélissa Verin, Salomé Bourg, Frédéric Menu, and Etienne Rajon


Natural History Note
Walter D. Koenig, Johannes M. H. Knops, William J. Carmen, and Mario B. Pesendorfer

Kyle H. Elliott, Jannie F. Linnebjerg, Chantelle Burke, Anthony J. Gaston, Anders Mosbech, Morten Frederiksen, and Flemming Merkel


Note
Alexandra Schrempf, Julia Giehr, Ramona Röhrl, Sarah Steigleder, and Jürgen Heinze

Subhendu Chakraborty, Lasse Tor Nielsen, and Ken H. Andersen

Marjolein Bruijning, Marco D. Visser, Helene C. Muller-Landau, S. Joseph Wright, Liza S. Comita, Stephen P. Hubbell, Hans de Kroon, and Eelke Jongejans


Evolutionary Dynamics

Recent Papers


Natural History Note
Robin M. Tinghitella, E. Dale Broder, Gabrielle A. Gurule-Small, Claudia J. Hallagan, and Jacob D. Wilson

Anna M. O’Brien, Ruairidh J. H. Sawers, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, and Sharon Y. Strauss



Amanda K. Gibson, Lynda F. Delph, Daniela Vergara, and Curtis M. Lively


Multicellularity Drives the Evolution of Sexual Traits
Erik R. Hanschen, Matthew D. Herron, John J. Wiens, Hisayoshi Nozaki, and Richard E. Michod
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepHanschen.html

Geographic Range Dynamics Drove Ancient Hybridization in a Lineage of Angiosperms
Ryan A. Folk, Clayton J. Visger, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis, and Robert P. Guralnick
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugFolk.html

Open Access
Evolution and Manipulation of Vector Host Choice
Sylvain Gandon
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyGandon.html

The Role of Pleiotropy in the Evolutionary Maintenance of Positive Niche Construction
Rebecca H. Chisholm, Brian D. Connelly, Benjamin Kerr, and Mark M. Tanaka

Temporally Autocorrelated Environmental Fluctuations Inhibit the Evolution of Stress Tolerance
Daniel J. Wieczynski, Paul E. Turner, and David A. Vasseur
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneWieczynski.html

Note
The Price Equation, Gradient Dynamics, and Continuous Trait Game Theory
Jussi Lehtonen
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanLehtonen.html

Natural History Note, Open Access
Loss of Color Pigmentation Is Maintained at High Frequency in a Monkey Flower Population
Alex D. Twyford, Aaron M. Caola, Pratibha Choudhary, Ramesh Raina, and Jannice Friedman
Lay summaryhttps://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanTwyford.html

Sex-Specific Heterogeneity in Fixed Morphological Traits Influences Individual Fitness in a Monogamous Bird Population
Floriane Plard, Susanne Schindler, Raphaël Arlettaz, and Michael Schaub
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanPlard.html

Learning to Cooperate: The Evolution of Social Rewards in Repeated Interactions
Slimane Dridi and Erol Akçay
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanDridi.html

Thermoregulatory Behavior Simultaneously Promotes and Forestalls Evolution in a Tropical Lizard
Martha M. Muñoz and Jonathan B. Losos
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanMunoz.html

The Biased Evolution of Generation Time
Mélissa Verin, Salomé Bourg, Frédéric Menu, and Etienne Rajon
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugVerin.html

How Parallel Is Parallel Evolution? A Comparative Analysis in Fishes
Krista B. Oke, Gregor Rolshausen, Caroline LeBlond, and Andrew P. Hendry
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyOke.html

Extinction Risk and Lack of Evolutionary Rescue under Resource Depletion or Area Reduction
Steinar Engen and Bernt-Erik Sæther

Unexpected Nongenetic Individual Heterogeneity and Trait Covariance in Daphnia and Its Consequences for Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics
Clayton E. Cressler, Stefan Bengtson, and William A. Nelson
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyCressler.html

Eco-Evolutionary Theory and Insect Outbreaks
David J. Páez, Vanja Dukic, Jonathan Dushoff, Arietta Fleming-Davies, and Greg Dwyer
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JunePaez.html

Open Access
What Kind of Maternal Effects Can Be Selected for in Fluctuating Environments?
Stephen R. Proulx and Henrique Teotónio
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneProulx.html

Open Access, Synthesis
Predicting Responses to Contemporary Environmental Change Using Evolutionary Response Architectures
Rachael A. Bay, Noah Rose, Rowan Barrett, Louis Bernatchez, Cameron K. Ghalambor, Jesse R. Lasky, Rachel B. Brem, Stephen R. Palumbi, and Peter Ralph
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayBay.html

Open Access
Determining Selection across Heterogeneous Landscapes: A Perturbation-Based Method and Its Application to Modeling Evolution in Space
Jonas Wickman, Sebastian Diehl Bernd Blasius, Christopher A. Klausmeier, Alexey B. Ryabov, and Åke Brännström

Diversity and Coevolutionary Dynamics in High-Dimensional Phenotype Spaces
Michael Doebeli and Iaroslav Ispolatov
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebDoebeli.html

Open Access, Synthesis
Fundamental Theorems of Evolution
David C. Queller

Evolution of Thermal Reaction Norms in Seasonally Varying Environments
Priyanga Amarasekare and Christopher Johnson

Open Access
Poison Frog Colors Are Honest Signals of Toxicity, Particularly for Bird Predators
Martine E. Maan and Molly E. Cummings
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanMaan.html

Eco-Evo Feedbacks

Recent Papers

Anna M. O’Brien, Ruairidh J. H. Sawers, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, and Sharon Y. Strauss


Open Access
Pedro Branco, Martijn Egas, James J. Elser, and Jef Huisman


Symposium
Swati Patel, Michael H. Cortez, and Sebastian J. Schreiber

Symposium
Sebastian J. Schreiber, Swati Patel, and Casey terHorst

Symposium
Casey P. terHorst, Peter C. Zee, Katy D. Heath, Thomas E. Miller, Abigail I. Pastore, Swati Patel, Sebastian J. Schreiber, Michael J. Wade, and Matthew R. Walsh


Open Access

December 13, 2018

Parental Care

Recent Papers




Open Access

Sarah N. Mattey, Jon Richardson, Tom Ratz, and Per T. Smiseth


Open Access
Iliana Medina, Naomi E. Langmore, Robert Lanfear, and Hanna Kokko

Open Access
Thomas R. Haaland, Jonathan Wright, Bram Kuijper, and Irja I. Ratikainen


Kyle H. Elliott, Jannie F. Linnebjerg, Chantelle Burke, Anthony J. Gaston, Anders Mosbech, Morten Frederiksen, and Flemming Merkel

Communication

Recent Papers

Natacha Rossi, David Baracchi, Martin Giurfa, and Patrizia d’Ettorre

Natural History Note
Robin M. Tinghitella, E. Dale Broder, Gabrielle A. Gurule-Small, Claudia J. Hallagan, and Jacob D. Wilson


Sarah N. Mattey, Jon Richardson, Tom Ratz, and Per T. Smiseth
Lay summary: 


ASN Address
Trevor D. Price

William F. Fagan, Eliezer Gurarie, Sharon Bewick, Allison Howard, Robert Stephen Cantrell, and Chris Cosner

Development

Recent Papers

Julie C. Blackwood, Jonathan Machta, Alexander D. Meyer, Andrew E. Noble, Alan Hastings, and Andrew M. Liebhold

Branch Thinning and the Large-Scale, Self-Similar Structure of Trees
Lars Hellström, Linus Carlsson, Daniel S. Falster, Mark Westoby, and Åke Brännström
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyHellstroem.html

Open Access
The Breakdown of Static and Evolutionary Allometries during Climatic Upheaval
Anieke Brombacher, Paul A. Wilson, Ian Bailey, and Thomas H. G. Ezard

Estimation of Individual Growth Trajectories When Repeated Measures Are Missing
Mollie E. Brooks, Christopher Clements, Josephine Pemberton, and Arpat Ozgul



Julia B. Saltz, Seana Lymer, Jessica Gabrielian, and Sergey V. Nuzhdin


November 6, 2018

Phenotypic Plasticity

Recent Papers



Open Access
Kenji Matsuura, Nobuaki Mizumoto, Kazuya Kobayashi, Tomonari Nozaki, Tadahide Fujita, Toshihisa Yashiro, Taro Fuchikawa, Yuki Mitaka, and Edward L. Vargo


Open Access
Jip J. C. Ramakers, Marleen M. P. Cobben, Piter Bijma, Thomas E. Reed, Marcel E. Visser, and Phillip Gienapp




Sexual Selection

Recent Papers

Natural History Note
Robin M. Tinghitella, E. Dale Broder, Gabrielle A. Gurule-Small, Claudia J. Hallagan, and Jacob D. Wilson


Rowan A. Lymbery, W. Jason Kennington, and Jonathan P. Evans


Christina M. Caruso, Ryan A. Martin, Nina Sletvold, Michael B. Morrissey, Michael J. Wade, Kate E. Augustine, Stephanie M. Carlson, Andrew D. C. MacColl, Adam M. Siepielski, and Joel G. Kingsolver

November 5, 2018

Dispersal

Recent Papers in Dispersal



Daniel J. Becker, Celine E. Snedden, Sonia Altizer, and Richard J. Hall


Natural History Note
C. J. Battey, Ethan B. Linck, Kevin L. Epperly, Cooper French, David L. Slager, Paul W. Sykes Jr., and John Klicka

Enrico Pirotta, Marc Mangel, Daniel P. Costa, Bruce Mate, Jeremy A. Goldbogen, Daniel M. Palacios, Luis A. Hückstädt, Elizabeth A. McHuron, Lisa Schwarz, and Leslie New

Diane R. Campbell, Alison K. Brody, Mary V. Price, Nickolas M. Waser, and George Aldridge



Franck A. Hollander, Nicolas Titeux, Marie-Jeanne Holveck, and Hans Van Dyck

Methods

Recent Papers in Methods

Note, Open Access

Mollie E. Brooks, Christopher Clements, Josephine Pemberton, and Arpat Ozgul

Christina M. Caruso, Ryan A. Martin,2,† Nina Sletvold, Michael B. Morrissey, Michael J. Wade, Kate E. Augustine, Stephanie M. Carlson, Andrew D. C. MacColl, Adam M. Siepielski, and Joel G. Kingsolver

Open Access
Jonas Wickman, Sebastian Diehl, Bernd Blasius, Christopher A. Klausmeier, Alexey B. Ryabov, and Åke Brännström


See Dan Bolnick's post on Methods Papers in Am Nat 
http://comments.amnat.org/2018/04/methods-papers-in-american-naturalist.html


October 9, 2018

Thermal Biology

Recent Papers



Kaitlin M. Baudier, Catherine L. D’Amelio, Rumaan Malhotra, Michael P. O’Connor, and Sean O’Donnell

Marta S. Shocket, Alexander T. Strauss, Jessica L. Hite, Maja Šljivar, David J. Civitello, Meghan A. Duffy, Carla E. Cáceres, and Spencer R. Hall

Daniel J. Smith and Priyanga Amarasekare



Eric R. Pianka, Laurie J. Vitt, Nicolás Pelegrin, Daniel B. Fitzgerald, and Kirk O. Winemiller

Note
Matthew M. Osmond, Matthew A. Barbour, Joey R. Bernhardt, Matthew W. Pennell, Jennifer M. Sunday, and Mary I. O’Connor

Priyanga Amarasekare and Christopher Johnson

Foraging

Recent Papers 

Natural History Note
Atypical Flowers Can Be as Profitable as Typical Hummingbird Flowers
Nickolas M. Waser, Paul J. CaraDonna, and Mary V. Price
Summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovWaser.html

Ontogeny and Consistent Individual Differences Mediate Trophic Interactions
Denon Start
Summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepStart.html

Assessing Feeding Preferences of a Consumer Guild: Partitioning Variation Among versus Within Species
O. Kennedy Rhoades, Rebecca J. Best, and John J. Stachowicz

Adaptive Foraging of Pollinators Can Promote Pollination of a Rare Plant Species
Gita Benadi and Robert J. Gegear
Summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugBenadi.html

Temporal Variation in Predation Risk May Explain Daily Rhythms of Foraging Behavior in an Orb-Weaving Spider
J. Colton Watts, Thomas C. Jones, Ashley Herrig, Madeleine Miller, and Brigitte Tenhumberg
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanWatts.html

Seasonal Food Scarcity Prompts Long-Distance Foraging by a Wild Social Bee
Nathaniel S. Pope and Shalene Jha
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanPope.html

Natural History Note


Kleptoparasitism and Scavenging Can Stabilize Ecosystem Dynamics
Stefano Focardi, Massimo Materassi, Giacomo Innocenti, and Duccio Berzi

A Neutral Model for the Evolution of Diet Breadth
Matthew L. Forister and Stephen H. Jenkins

Joan M. Meiners, Terry L. Griswold, David J. Harris, and S. K. Morgan Ernest

Malte Jochum, Andrew D. Barnes, David Ott, Birgit Lang, Bernhard Klarner, Achmad Farajallah, Stefan Scheu, and Ulrich Brose
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyJochum.html

Natural History Note
The Hawk-Eyed Songbird: Retinal Morphology, Eye Shape, and Visual Fields of an Aerial Insectivore
Luke P. Tyrrell and Esteban Fernández-Juricic

Perceptual Ranges, Information Gathering, and Foraging Success in Dynamic Landscapes
William F. Fagan, Eliezer Gurarie, Sharon Bewick, Allison Howard, Robert Stephen Cantrell, and Chris Cosner

Natural History Note
Collective Response of Leaf-Cutting Ants to the Effects of Wind on Foraging Activity
Andrea Marina Alma, Alejandro G. Farji-Brener, and Luciana Elizalde

Arboreal Folivores Limit Their Energetic Output, All the Way to Slothfulness
Jonathan N. Pauli, M. Zachariah Peery, Emily D. Fountain, and William H. Karasov

Foraging Activity Pattern Is Shaped by Water Loss Rates in a Diurnal Desert Rodent
Ofir Levy, Tamar Dayan, Warren P. Porter, and Noga Kronfeld-Schor

Social Behavior

Recent Papers


David Wheatcroft and Trevor D. Price

Vérane Berger, Jean-François Lemaître, Dominique Allainé, Jean-Michel Gaillard, and Aurélie Cohas

Andrew W. Bateman, Arpat Ozgul, Martin Krkošek, and Tim H. Clutton-Brock



Open Access
Nyil Khwaja, Ben J. Hatchwell, Robert P. Freckleton, and Jonathan P. Green




Mat Edenbrow, Bronwyn H. Bleakley, Safi K. Darden, Charles R. Tyler, Indar W. Ramnarine, and Darren P. Croft

Kevin J. Loope, Federico Lopez-Osorio, and Libor Dvořák


Michael A. Gil, Zachary Emberts, Harrison Jones, and Colette M. St. Mary

Sara A. Kaiser, Benjamin B. Risk, T. Scott Sillett, and Michael S. Webster

September 27, 2018

Diversity and Diversification

Recent Papers

Nicolas Azaña Schnedler-Meyer, Simone Pigolotti, and Patrizio Mariani

Open Access
Jeremy J. Heath, Patrick Abbot, and John O. Stireman III

Lay summary: http://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneConith.html

Synthesis
Fifty Years of Mountain Passes: A Perspective on Dan Janzen’s Classic Article
Kimberly S. Sheldon, Raymond B. Huey, Michael Kaspari, and Nathan J. Sanders



Raisa Hernández-Pacheco and Ulrich K. Steiner

Open Access
John N. Thompson, Christopher Schwind, and Magne Friberg




Open Access


Open Access
Antonin Machac and Catherine H. Graham

Synthesis, Open Access
Shaping the Latitudinal Diversity Gradient: New Perspectives from a Synthesis of Paleobiology and Biogeography
David Jablonski, Shan Huang, Kaustuv Roy, and James W. Valentine
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanJablonski.html

July 11, 2018

Paleobiology

Recent Papers 




Synthesis
Matthew A. Campbell, Austen R. D. Ganley, Toni Gabaldón, and Murray P. Cox

Anieke Brombacher, Paul A. Wilson, Ian Bailey, and Thomas H. G. Ezard

Douglas W. Schemske and Gary G. Mittelbach

Julie A. Meachen and Trina E. Roberts


Adam Kane, Kevin Healy, Graeme D. Ruxton, and Andrew L. Jackson


Population Dynamics

Recent Papers


Diane R. Campbell, Alison K. Brody, Mary V. Price, Nickolas M. Waser, and George Aldridge

Raisa Hernández-Pacheco and Ulrich K. Steiner



David J. Páez, Vanja Dukic, Jonathan Dushoff, Arietta Fleming-Davies, and Greg Dwyer

Ben A. Ward, Emilio Marañón, Boris Sauterey, Jonathan Rault, and David Claessen


May 11, 2018

Niches

Recent Papers in Niche Evolution and Ecology

The Role of Pleiotropy in the Evolutionary Maintenance of Positive Niche Construction
Rebecca H. Chisholm, Brian D. Connelly, Benjamin Kerr, and Mark M. Tanaka
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyChisholm-A.html

Frequency Dependence and Ecological Drift Shape Coexistence of Species with Similar Niches
Erik I. Svensson, Miguel A. Gómez-Llano, Anais Rivas Torres, and Hanna M. Bensch
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneSvensson.html

Testing Range-Limit Hypotheses Using Range-Wide Habitat Suitability and Occupancy for the Scarlet Monkeyflower (Erythranthe cardinalis)
Amy L. Angert, Matthew Bayly, Seema N. Sheth, and John R. Paul
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarAngert-A.html

Toward a Mechanistic Understanding of Thermal Niche Partitioning
Daniel J. Smith and Priyanga Amarasekare
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarSmith-A.html

Life-History Traits Evolved Jointly with Climatic Niche and Disturbance Regime in the Genus Leucadendron (Proteaceae)
Jeanne Tonnabel, Frank M. Schurr, Florian Boucher, Wilfried Thuiller, Julien Renaud, Emmanuel J. P. Douzery, and Ophélie Ronce
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebTonnabel-A.html

Toward a Periodic Table of Niches, or Exploring the Lizard Niche Hypervolume
Eric R. Pianka, Laurie J. Vitt, Nicolás Pelegrin, Daniel B. Fitzgerald, and Kirk O. Winemiller
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovPianka.html

Microhabitat and Climatic Niche Change Explain Patterns of Diversification among Frog Families
Daniel S. Moen and John J. Wiens
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyMoen.html

Open Access
A Parent-Offspring Trade-Off Limits the Evolution of an Ontogenetic Niche Shift
Hanna ten Brink and André M. de Roos
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyTenBrink.html

May 10, 2018

Morphology

Recent Papers in Morphology

Branch Thinning and the Large-Scale, Self-Similar Structure of Trees
Lars Hellström, Linus Carlsson, Daniel S. Falster, Mark Westoby, and Åke Brännström
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyHellstroem.html


Morph-Specific Patterns of Reproductive Senescence: Connections to Discrete Reproductive Strategies
Andrea S. Grunst, Melissa L. Grunst, Vince A. Formica, Marisa L. Korody, Adam M. Betuel, Margarida Barcelo-Serra, Sarah Ford, Rusty A. Gonser, and Elaina M. Tuttle
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneGrunst.html


Leaf Form Evolution in Viburnum Parallels Variation within Individual Plants
Elizabeth L. Spriggs, Samuel B. Schmerler, Erika J. Edwards, and Michael J. Donoghue

Sex-Specific Heterogeneity in Fixed Morphological Traits Influences Individual Fitness in a Monogamous Bird Population
Floriane Plard, Susanne Schindler, Raphaël Arlettaz, and Michael Schaub
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanPlard.html

Note
Resemblance to the Enemy’s Eyes Underlies the Intimidating Effect of Eyespots
Karin Kjernsmo and Sami Merilaita
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctKjernsmo.html

Meredith L. Cenzer

Predator Perspective Drives Geographic Variation in Frequency-Dependent Polymorphism
Iris A. Holmes, Maggie R. Grundler, and Alison R. Davis Rabosky

Natural History Note
Dean C. Adams, Dana Korneisel, Morgan Young, and Annamaria Nistri

Natural History Note
A Sea Scorpion’s Strike: New Evidence of Extreme Lateral Flexibility in the Opisthosoma of Eurypterids
W. Scott Persons IV and John Acorn
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyPersons.html

How Parallel Is Parallel Evolution? A Comparative Analysis in Fishes
Krista B. Oke, Gregor Rolshausen, Caroline LeBlond, and Andrew P. Hendry
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyOke.html

Evolutionary Determinants of Morphological Polymorphism in Colonial Animals
Carl Simpson, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, and Amalia Herrera-Cubilla

Natural History Note
The Hawk-Eyed Songbird: Retinal Morphology, Eye Shape, and Visual Fields of an Aerial Insectivore
Luke P. Tyrrell and Esteban Fernández-Juricic

Clines Arc through Multivariate Morphospace
Brian K. Lohman, Daniel Berner, and Daniel I. Bolnick