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

Adaptive Radiation

Recent Paper

John J. Schenk and Scott J. Steppan

Steven Poe, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, Omar Torres-Carvajal, Kevin de Queiroz, Julián A. Velasco, Brad Truett, Levi N. Gray, Mason J. Ryan, Gunther Köhler, Fernando Ayala-Varela, and Ian Latella

Greg M. Walter, J. David Aguirre, Mark W. Blows, and Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos


Open Access
Magnus Clarke, Gavin H. Thomas, and Robert P. Freckleton

Adaptation

Recent Papers 

Extreme Insolation: Climatic Variation Shapes the Evolution of Thermal Tolerance at Multiple Scales
Kaitlin M. Baudier, Catherine L. D’Amelio, Rumaan Malhotra, Michael P. O’Connor, and Sean O’Donnell
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepBaudier.html

Plant Strategies along Resource Gradients

Thomas Koffel, Tanguy Daufresne, François Massol, and Christopher A. Klausmeier

Genomic Contingencies and the Potential for Local Adaptation in a Hybrid Species

Anna Runemark, Laura Piñeiro Fernández, Fabrice Eroukhmanoff, and Glenn-Peter Sætre
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyRunemark.html

Open Access
Maternal Effects in a Wild Songbird Are Environmentally Plastic but Only Marginally Alter the Rate of Adaptation
Jip J. C. Ramakers, Marleen M. P. Cobben, Piter Bijma, Thomas E. Reed, Marcel E. Visser, and Phillip Gienapp
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyRunemark.html

Constraints Imposed by a Natural Landscape Override Offspring Fitness Effects to Shape Oviposition Decisions in Wild Forked Fungus Beetles
Corlett W. Wood, Eric W. Wice, Jill del Sol, Sarah Paul, Brian J. Sanderson, and Edmund D. Brodie III
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprWood-A.html

Female Density-Dependent Chemical Warfare Underlies Fitness Effects of Group Sex Ratio in Flour Beetles
Imroze Khan, Arun Prakash, Swastika Issar, Mihir Umarani, Rohit Sasidharan, Jagadeesh N. Masagalli, Prakash Lama, Radhika Venkatesan, and Deepa Agashe
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarKhan-A.html

American Society of Naturalists Address
The Ecological Dynamics of Natural Selection: Traits and the Coevolution of Community Structure
Mark A. McPeek
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayMcPeek.html

Open Access
Resist Globally, Infect Locally: A Transcontinental Test of Adaptation by Stickleback and Their Tapeworm Parasite
Jesse N. Weber, Martin Kalbe, Kum Chuan Shim, Noémie I. Erin, Natalie C. Steinel, Lei Ma, and Daniel I. Bolnick
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanWeber.html

Stochastic Evolutionary Demography under a Fluctuating Optimum Phenotype
Luis-Miguel Chevin, Olivier Cotto, and Jaime Ashander


American Society of Naturalists Address
Trevor D. Price

Matthew M. Osmond, Sarah P. Otto, and Christopher A. Klausmeier

Open Access
Stephen R. Proulx and Henrique Teotónio

Natural History Note
Terry J. Ord, Thomas C. Summers, Mae M. Noble, and Christopher J. Fulton


Open Access
Kimberly J. Gilbert, Nathaniel P. Sharp, Amy L. Angert, Gina L. Conte, Jeremy A. Draghi, Frédéric Guillaume, Anna L. Hargreaves, Remi Matthey-Doret, and Michael C. Whitlock

Open Access
Roberto F. Nespolo, Jaiber J. Solano-Iguaran, and Francisco Bozinovic

September 17, 2018

Mutualism

Recent Papers

Natural History Note

Open Access
Scott L. Nuismer, Bob Week, and Marcelo A. Aizen

Kathrin Näpflin and Paul Schmid-Hempel


Symposium
Shared Genes but Not Shared Genetic Variation: Legume Colonization by Two Belowground Symbionts 
Julia N. Ossler and Katy D. Heath
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarOssler.html


Open Access
Coevolution between Mutualists and Parasites in Symbiotic Communities May Lead to the Evolution of Lower Virulence
Paul G. Nelson and Georgiana May

Natural History Note
Hollow Internodes Permit a Neotropical Understory Plant to Shelter Multiple Mutualistic Ant Species, Obtaining Protection and Nutrient Provisioning (Myrmecotrophy)
Alain Dejean, Frédéric Petitclerc, Arthur Compin, Frédéric Azémar, Bruno Corbara, Jacques H. C. Delabie, and Céline Leroy


Sanctions, Partner Recognition, and Variation in Mutualism
Jeremy B. Yoder and Peter Tiffin
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctYoder.html

Natural History Note
Ants at Plant Wounds: A Little-Known Trophic Interaction with Evolutionary Implications for Ant-Plant Interactions
Michael Staab, Felix Fornoff, Alexandra-Maria Klein, and Nico Blüthgen
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepStaab-A.html

Natural History Note, Open Access
Bees without Flowers: Before Peak Bloom, Diverse Native Bees Find Insect-Produced Honeydew Sugars
Joan M. Meiners, Terry L. Griswold, David J. Harris, and S. K. Morgan Ernest
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugMeiners.html

Countdown to 150, Open Access

Open Access
Three’s a Crowd: Trade-Offs between Attracting Pollinators and Ant Bodyguards with Nectar Rewards in Turnera
Emily M. Dutton, Elaine Y. Luo, Adam R. Cembrowski, Joel S. Shore, and Megan E. Frederickson

Natural History Note
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecSchwab.html

Natural History Note
Selene Báez, David A. Donoso, Simon A. Queenborough, Liliana Jaramillo, Renato Valencia, and Olivier Dangles
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovBaez.html

Natural History Note
Flávia Delgado Santana, Fabricio Beggiato Baccaro, and Flávia Regina Capellotto Costa1

Andrew J. Bibian, Jennifer A. Rudgers, and Tom E. X. Miller

Samuel Venner, Aurélie Siberchicot, Pierre-François Pélisson, Eliane Schermer, Marie-Claude Bel-Venner, Manuel Nicolas, François Débias, Vincent Miele, Sandrine Sauzet, Vincent Boulanger, and Sylvain Delzon

Hafiz Maherali, Brad Oberle, Peter F. Stevens, William K. Cornwell, and Daniel J. McGlinn



Natural History Note

September 12, 2018

Competition

Recent Papers

Celebrating Am Nat 150, Open Access

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

Frederick R. Adler, Sean Quinonez, Nicola Plowes, and Eldridge S. Adams

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

Natural History Note, Open Access
Katherine A. Hovanes, Kyle E. Harms, Paul R. Gagnon, Jonathan A. Myers, and Bret D. Elderd

Note
Robert A. Laird and Brandon S. Schamp

Imroze Khan, Arun Prakash, Swastika Issar, Mihir Umarani, Rohit Sasidharan, Jagadeesh N. Masagalli, Prakash Lama, Radhika Venkatesan, and Deepa Agashe‖


Kelly J. Sivy, Casey B. Pozzanghera, James B. Grace, and Laura R. Prugh

Kristin Precoda, Andrew P. Allen, Liesl Grant, and Joshua S. Madin


Deborah E. Goldberg, Jason P. Martina, Kenneth J. Elgersma, and William S. Currie

Natural History Note
Justine J. Allen, Derya Akkaynak, Alexandra K. Schnell, and Roger T. Hanlon

Jon Richardson and Per T. Smiseth

Open Access
Remi Vergnon, Mark K. J. Ooi, and Robert P. Freckleton

Coevolution

Recent Papers

Scott L. Nuismer, Bob Week, and Marcelo A. Aizen


Marco Túlio P. Coelho and Thiago F. Rangel


Natural History Note
Alain Dejean, Frédéric Petitclerc, Arthur Compin, Frédéric Azémar,1 Bruno Corbara, Jacques H. C. Delabie, and Céline Leroy




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

Matthew M. Osmond, Sarah P. Otto, and Christopher A. Klausmeier

Cecilia S. Andreazzi, John N. Thompson, and Paulo R. Guimarães Jr.


Michael Doebeli and Iaroslav Ispolatov

Behavioral Ecology

RECENT PAPERS

Early and Adult Social Environments Shape Sex-Specific Actuarial Senescence Patterns in a Cooperative Breeder
Vérane Berger, Jean-François Lemaître, Dominique Allainé, Jean-Michel Gaillard, and Aurélie Cohas
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctVBerger.html

Born to Run? Quantifying the Balance of Prior Bias and New Information in Prey Escape Decisions
Nicholas M. Sutton and James P. O’Dwyer
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepSutton.html

Metabolic Scope as a Proximate Constraint on Individual Behavioral Variation: Effects on Personality, Plasticity, and Predictability
Peter A. Biro, Theodore Garland Jr., Christa Beckmann, Beata Ujvari, Frederic Thomas, and John R. Post
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugBiro.html

Sex Allocation Theory for Facultatively Sexual Organisms Inhabiting Seasonal Environments: The Importance of Bet Hedging
Nina Gerber, Isobel Booksmythe, and Hanna Kokko

Mechanistic Models of Conflict between Ant Colonies and Their Consequences for Territory Scaling
Frederick R. Adler, Sean Quinonez, Nicola Plowes, and Eldridge S. Adams
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugAdler.html

Intraspecific Variation in Learning: Worker Wasps Are Less Able to Learn and Remember Individual Conspecific Faces than Queen Wasps
Elizabeth A. Tibbetts, Allison Injaian, Michael J. Sheehan, and Nicole Desjardins

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

Constraints Imposed by a Natural Landscape Override Offspring Fitness Effects to Shape Oviposition Decisions in Wild Forked Fungus Beetles
Corlett W. Wood, Eric W. Wice, Jill del Sol, Sarah Paul, Brian J. Sanderson, and Edmund D. Brodie III

Natural History Note
Local Regulation of Trail Networks of the Arboreal Turtle Ant, Cephalotes goniodontus
Deborah M. Gordon
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecGordon.html

Natural History Note
Hybridization Associated with Cycles of Ecological Succession in a Passerine Bird
Renée A. Duckworth and Georgy A. Semenov
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctDuckworth.html

Divorce in an Island Bird Population: Causes, Consequences, and Lack of Inheritance
Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and Céline Teplitsky
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctWhlwrght.html

A Breath of Fresh Air in Foraging Theory: The Importance of Wind for Food Size Selection in a Central-Place Forager
Andrea Marina Alma, Alejandro G. Farji-Brener, and Luciana Elizalde
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepAlma.html

Natural History Note
Dramatic Fighting by Male Cuttlefish for a Female Mate
Justine J. Allen, Derya Akkaynak, Alexandra K. Schnell, and Roger T. Hanlon
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyAllen.html

Why Have Multiple Plastic Responses? Interactions between Color Change and Heat Avoidance Behavior in Battus Philenor Larvae
Matthew E. Nielsen and Daniel R. Papaj
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneNielsen.html

Natural History Note
A Waterborne Pursuit-Deterrent Signal Deployed by a Sea Urchin
Hannah Sheppard-Brennand, Alistair G. B. Poore, and Symon A. Dworjanyn

Re-Examining the Causes and Meaning of the Risk Allocation Hypothesis
Barney Luttbeg

Timing of Breeding in an Ecologically Trapped Bird
Franck A. Hollander, Nicolas Titeux, Marie-Jeanne Holveck, and Hans Van Dyck
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayHollander.html

Fitness Consequences of Boldness in Juvenile and Adult Largemouth Bass
Nicholas G. Ballew, Gary G. Mittelbach, and Kim T. Scribner
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprBallew.html

Social Information on Fear and Food Drives Animal Grouping and Fitness
Michael A. Gil, Zachary Emberts, Harrison Jones, and Colette M. St. Mary
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarGil.html

Behavioral Hypervolumes of Predator Groups and Predator-Predator Interactions Shape Prey Survival Rates and Selection on Prey Behavior
Jonathan N. Pruitt, Kimberly A. Howell, Shaniqua J. Gladney, Yusan Yang, James L. L. Lichtenstein, Michelle Elise Spicer, Sebastian A. Echeverri, and Noa Pinter-Wollman

The Behavioral Type of a Top Predator Drives the Short-Term Dynamic of Intraguild Predation
Radek Michalko and Stano Pekár
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarMichalko.html

From Individual to Group Territoriality: Competitive Environments Promote the Evolution of Sociality
Markus Port, Oliver Schülke, and Julia Ostner
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarPort.html

Naive Juveniles Are More Likely to Become Breeders after Witnessing Predator Mobbing
Michael Griesser and Toshitaka N. Suzuki
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanGriesser.html

Alternative Reproductive Tactics in Context: How Demography, Ecology, and Behavior Affect Male Mating Success
John T. Rotenberry and Marlene Zuk

Natural History Note
Busy Nights: High Seed Dispersal by Crickets in a Neotropical Forest
Flávia Delgado Santana, Fabricio Beggiato Baccaro, and Flávia Regina Capellotto Costa
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovSantana.html

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
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovAlma.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 summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctHennin.html

Dynamic Range Size Analysis of Territorial Animals: An Optimality Approach
Yun Tao, Luca Börger, and Alan Hastings
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctTao.html

Choosy cannibals preferentially consume siblings with relatively low fitness prospects
Matthew B. Dugas, Larkin McCormack, Alice Gadau, and Ryan A. Martin

Communication value of mistakes in dark-eyed junco song
André C. Ferreira, Jonathan W. Atwell, Danielle J. Whittaker, Ellen D. Ketterson, and Gonçalo C. Cardoso
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepFerreira.html

Absolute vs. relative assessments of individual status in status-dependent strategies under stochastic environments
Yuuya Tachiki and Itsuro Koizumi

Predictably philandering females prompt poor paternal provisioning
Julia Schroeder, Yu-Hsun Hsu, Isabel Winney, Mirre Simons, Shinichi Nakagawa, and Terry Burke
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AugSchroeder.html

Escape distance in ground-nesting birds differs with individual level of camouflage
Jared K. Wilson-Aggarwal, Jolyon T. Troscianko, Martin Stevens, and Claire N. Spottiswoode
Natalie Pilakouta, Cerian Halford, Rita Rácz, and Per T. Smiseth