April 30, 2019


Recent Papers

E. Keith Bowers, Jonathan B. Jenkins, Alexander J. Mueller, Kelly D. Miller, Charles F. Thompson, and Scott K. Sakaluk

Mary Caswell Stoddard and Daniel Osorio

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

Phenotypic Plasticity

Recent Papers

Open Access
Ecological Genetic Conflict: Genetic Architecture Can Shift the Balance between Local Adaptation and Plasticity
Olof Leimar, Sasha R. X. Dall, John M. McNamara, Bram Kuijper, and Peter Hammerstein

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

April 29, 2019


Recent Papers in Dispersal

Philip H. Crowley, Pete C. Trimmer, Orr Spiegel, Sean M. Ehlman, William S. Cuello, and Andrew Sih

Heterogeneous Matrix Habitat Drives Species Occurrences in Complex, Fragmented Landscapes
Jedediah F. Brodie and William D. Newmark

Predator-Prey Games in Multiple Habitats Reveal Mixed Strategies in Diel Vertical Migration
Jérôme Pinti and André W. Visser
Summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarPinti.html

The Evolution of Marine Larval Dispersal Kernels in Spatially Structured Habitats: Analytical Models, Individual-Based Simulations, and Comparisons with Empirical Estimates
Allison K. Shaw, Cassidy C. D’Aloia, and Peter M. Buston
Summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarShaw.html

American Society of Naturalists Address
The Snail’s Charm
Kathleen Donohue

An Empirical and Mechanistic Explanation of Abundance-Occupancy Relationships for a Critically Endangered Nomadic Migrant
Matthew H. Webb, Robert Heinsohn, William J. Sutherland, Dejan Stojanovic, and Aleks Terauds

Metaecosystem Dynamics of Marine Phytoplankton Alters Resource Use Efficiency along Stoichiometric Gradients
Nils Gülzow, Yanis Wahlen, and Helmut Hillebrand

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

April 9, 2019

Diversity and Diversification

Recent Papers

Jesús N. Pinto-Ledezma, Alex E. Jahn, Victor R. Cueto, José Alexandre F. Diniz-Filho, and Fabricio Villalobos

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

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


Recent Papers 

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 

Sexual Dimorphism

Recent Papers

Open Access

Patrick T. Rohner and Wolf U. Blanckenhorn

James L. L. Lichtenstein, Ambika Kamath, Sarah Bengston, Leticia Avilés, and Jonathan N. Pruitt

Juan A. Fargallo, Félix Martínez, Kazumasa Wakamatsu, David Serrano, and Guillermo Blanco


Recent Papers

Natural History Note
Todd W. Pierson, Jennifer Deitloff, Stanley K. Sessions, Kenneth H. Kozak, and Benjamin M. Fitzpatrick

Speciation Rate Is Independent of the Rate of Evolution of Morphological Size, Shape, and Absolute Morphological Specialization in a Large Clade of Birds
Nicholas M. A. Crouch and Robert E. Ricklefs
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprCrouch.html

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

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

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

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


Recent Papers 

Dominik W. Schmid, Matthew D. McGee, Rebecca J. Best, Ole Seehausen, and Blake Matthews

Rémi Patin, Daniel Fortin, Cédric Sueur, and Simon Chamaillé-Jammes

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

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