February 15, 2019


Recent Papers on Reproduction

Open Access
Edward J. Almond, Timothy J. Huggins, Liam P. Crowther, Joel D. Parker, and Andrew F. G. Bourke

Open Access, Natural History Note
Mohamed Abdelaziz, Mohammed Bakkali, José M. Gómez, Enrica Olivieri, and Francisco Perfectti

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

Carolyn M. Bauer, Jessica L. Graham, Mikus Abolins-Abols, Britt J. Heidinger, Ellen D. Ketterson, and Timothy J. Greives

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

The Energetic Cost of Reproduction and Its Effect on Optimal Life-History Strategies
Asta Audzijonyte and Shane A. Richards
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctAudzijonyte.html

Mating Opportunity Increases with Synchrony of Flowering among Years More than Synchrony within Years in a Nonmasting Perennial
Amy Waananen, Gretel Kiefer, Jennifer L. Ison, and Stuart Wagenius
Lay summary: https://www.amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepWaananen.html

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

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

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

Multivariate Sexual Selection on Ejaculate Traits under Sperm Competition
Rowan A. Lymbery, W. Jason Kennington, and Jonathan P. Evans
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyLymbery.html

Collector Motion Affects Particle Capture in Physical Models and in Wind Pollination
Dori McCombe and Josef D. Ackerman
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JulyMcCombe.html

Natural History Miscellany Note
Dispensing Pollen Via Catapult: Explosive Pollen Release in Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Callin M. Switzer, Stacey A. Combes, and Robin Hopkins
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JuneSwitzer.html

Selfing Can Facilitate Transitions between Pollination Syndromes
Carolyn A. Wessinger and John K. Kelly
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayWessinger-A.html

Open Access
The Consequences of Polyandry for Sibship Structures, Distributions of Relationships and Relatedness, and Potential for Inbreeding in a Wild Population
Ryan R. Germain, Peter Arcese, and Jane M. Reid
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayGermain.html

The Behavior and Reproductive Physiology of a Solitary Progressive Provisioning Vespid Wasp: Evidence for a Solitary-Cycle Origin of Reproductive Castes
Hans C. Kelstrup, Klaus Hartfelder, Tiago Falcon Lopes, and Theresa C. Wossler

Offspring Size and Reproductive Allocation in Harvester Ants
Diane C. Wiernasz and Blaine J. Cole
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanWiernasz.html

Mechanisms of Assortative Mating in Speciation with Gene Flow: Connecting Theory and Empirical Research
Michael Kopp, Maria R. Servedio, Tamra C. Mendelson, Rebecca J. Safran, Rafael L. Rodríguez, Mark E. Hauber, Elizabeth C. Scordato, Laurel B. Symes, Christopher N. Balakrishnan, David M. Zonana, and G. Sander van Doorn
Abstract: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanKopp-A.html

Open Access
Do Sperm Really Compete and Do Eggs Ever Have a Choice? Adult Distribution and Gamete Mixing Influence Sexual Selection, Sexual Conflict, and the Evolution of Gamete Recognition Proteins in the Sea
Don R. Levitan
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JanLevitan.html

Kinship and Incest Avoidance Drive Patterns of Reproductive Skew in Cooperatively Breeding Birds
Christina Riehl
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/DecRiehl.html

The Roles of Sexual and Viability Selection in the Evolution of Incomplete Reproductive Isolation: From Allopatry to Sympatry
Olivier Cotto and Maria R. Servedio
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovCotto.html

Open Access
The Evolution of Clutch Size in Hosts of Avian Brood Parasites
Iliana Medina, Naomi E. Langmore, Robert Lanfear, and Hanna Kokko
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/NovMedina.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

Open Access
Sex Allocation Patterns across Cooperatively Breeding Birds Do Not Support Predictions of the Repayment Hypothesis
Nyil Khwaja, Ben J. Hatchwell, Robert P. Freckleton, and Jonathan P. Green

Open Access
Effects of Clonal Reproduction on Evolutionary Lag and Evolutionary Rescue
Maria E. Orive, Michael Barfield, Carlos Fernandez, and Robert D. Holt
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctOrive.html

Open Access
Differential Allocation Revisited: When Should Mate Quality Affect Parental Investment?
Thomas R. Haaland, Jonathan Wright, Bram Kuijper, and Irja I. Ratikainen
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/OctHaaland.html

Resource Allocation and Seed Size Selection in Perennial Plants under Pollen Limitation
Qiaoqiao Huang, Martin Burd, and Zhiwei Fan
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/SepHuang.html

Convergent Reversion to Single Mating in a Wasp Social Parasite
Kevin J. Loope, Federico Lopez-Osorio, and Libor Dvořák

The Evolution of Cooperation: Interacting Phenotypes among Social Partners
Mat Edenbrow, Bronwyn H. Bleakley, Safi K. Darden, Charles R. Tyler, Indar W. Ramnarine, and Darren P. Croft
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JunEdenbrow.html

Influence of Early Reproductive Success on Longevity and Late Reproductive Success in an Alpine Ungulate
Andrea Panagakis, Sandra Hamel, and Steeve D. Côté
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/JunPanagakis.html

Mating System Evolution under Strong Pollen Limitation: Evidence of Disruptive Selection through Male and Female Fitness in Clarkia xantiana
Ryan D. Briscoe Runquist, Monica A. Geber, Michael Pickett-Leonard, and David A. Moeller
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayBriscRunq.html

Natural History Note
Testing the Terminal Investment Hypothesis in California Oaks
Walter D. Koenig, Johannes M. H. Knops, William J. Carmen, and Mario B. Pesendorfer
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MayKoenig.html

Royal Darwinian Demons: Enforced Changes in Reproductive Efforts Do Not Affect the Life Expectancy of Ant Queens
Alexandra Schrempf, Julia Giehr, Ramona Röhrl, Sarah Steigleder, and Jürgen Heinze
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/AprSchrempf.html

The Evolutionary Economics of Embryonic-Sac Fluids in Squamate Reptiles
Xavier Bonnet, Guy Naulleau, and Richard Shine
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarBonnet.html

Surviving in a Cosexual World: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Dioecy in Tropical Trees
Marjolein Bruijning, Marco D. Visser, Helene C. Muller-Landau, S. Joseph Wright, Liza S. Comita, Stephen P. Hubbell, Hans de Kroon, and Eelke Jongejans
Lay summaryhttp://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarBruijning.html

Ecological and Social Factors Constrain Spatial and Temporal Opportunities for Mating in a Migratory Songbird
Sara A. Kaiser, Benjamin B. Risk, T. Scott Sillett, and Michael S. Webster
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/MarKaiser.html

The Evolution of Reproductive Phenology in Broadcast Spawners and the Maintenance of Sexually Antagonistic Polymorphism
Colin Olito, Dustin J. Marshall, and Tim Connallon
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebOlito.html

Helping Relatives Survive and Reproduce: Inclusive Fitness and Reproductive Value in Brood Parasitism
Malte Andersson
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebAndersson.html

American Society of Naturalists Address
Selfing, Local Mate Competition, and Reinforcement
Mark D. Rausher

Rapid Changes in the Sex Linkage of Male Coloration in Introduced Guppy Populations
Swanne P. Gordon, Andrés López-Sepulcre, Diana Rumbo, and David N. Reznick
Lay summary: http://amnat.org/an/newpapers/FebGordon.html

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