June 19, 2018


Recent Papers

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

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

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

Jesualdo A. Fuentes-G., Elizabeth A. Housworth, Ashley Weber, and Emília P. Martins

Benjamin Yguel, Hervé Jactel, Ian S. Pearse, Daniel Moen, Marten Winter, Joaquin Hortal, Matthew R. Helmus, Ingolf Kühn, Sandrine Pavoine, Oliver Purschke, Evan Weiher, Cyrille Violle, Wim Ozinga, Martin Brändle, Igor Bartish, and Andreas Prinzing


Recent Papers on Physiology

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

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

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

Testing the Aerobic Model for the Evolution of Endothermy: Implications of Using Present Correlations to Infer Past Evolution
Roberto F. Nespolo and Derek A. Roff

Large Brains, Small Guts: The Expensive Tissue Hypothesis Supported within Anurans
Wen Bo Liao, Shang Ling Lou, Yu Zeng, and Alexander Kotrschal
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecLiao.html

Open Access
Synergism and Antagonism of Proximate Mechanisms Enable and Constrain the Response to Simultaneous Selection on Body Size and Development Time: An Empirical Test Using Experimental Evolution
Goggy Davidowitz, Derek Roff, and H. Frederik Nijhout
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovDavidowitz.html

Energetic Physiology Mediates Individual Optimization of Breeding Phenology in a Migratory Arctic Seabird
Holly L. Hennin, Jöel Bêty, Pierre Legagneux, H. Grant Gilchrist, Tony D. Williams, and Oliver P. Love
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctHennin.html

Multiscale Evaluation of Thermal Dependence in the Glucocorticoid Response of Vertebrates
Tim S. Jessop, Meagan L. Lane, Luisa Teasdale, Devi Stuart-Fox, Robbie S. Wilson, Vincent Careau, and Ignacio T. Moore

Arboreal Folivores Limit Their Energetic Output, All the Way to Slothfulness
Jonathan N. Pauli, M. Zachariah Peery, Emily D. Fountain, and William H. Karasov
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugPauli.html

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

Reptile Embryos Lack the Opportunity to Thermoregulate by Moving within the Egg
Rory S. Telemeco, Eric J. Gangloff, Gerardo A. Cordero, Timothy S. Mitchell, Brooke L. Bodensteiner, Kaitlyn G. Holden, Sarah M. Mitchell, Rebecca L. Polich, and Fredric J. Janzen

Longer Food Chains in Pelagic Ecosystems: Trophic Energetics of Animal Body Size and Metabolic Efficiency
Richard McGarvey, Natalie Dowling, and Joel E. Cohen

Life History

Recent Papers in Life History

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

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

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

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

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

Katrien H. P. Van Petegem, Jeroen Boeye, Robby Stoks, and Dries Bonte

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