Current Issue



Hypsiboas pulchellus
South American tree frog, ranita de zarzal

Abstracts from
the May issue
Volume 18 (2017)
are linked below.
 
If your library subscribes to
Evolutionary Ecology Research,
you can download full pdf text & figures
of each paper from its abstract page.
 
Please respect the copyright
of EER and its authors.
 

Volume 18, May 2017

Bovid locomotor functional trait distributions reflect land cover and annual precipitation in sub-Saharan Africa.
W. Andrew Barr — 2017(3) (wabarr@email.gwu.edu)
Keywords: Bovidae, ecometrics, ecomorphology, functional traits.

The effect of food availability on phenotypic plasticity and phenotypic integration in the hylid frog Hypsiboas pulchellus.
Magdalena Carabio, Gabriel Perazza, Fernando Larrañaga & Daniel E. Naya — 2017(3) (dnaya@fcien.edu.uy)
Keywords: competition, food availability, larvae, path analysis, phenotypic integration, phenotypic plasticity, tadpoles.

Dynamic thermal reaction norms and body size oscillations challenge explanations of the temperature-size rule.
John P. DeLong, Chad E. Brassil, Emma K. Erickson, Valery E. Forbes, Etsuko N. Moriyama & Wayne R. Riekhof — 2017(3) (jpdelong@unl.edu)
Keywords: body size evolution, climate change, MASROS, protist, supply–demand model, temperature–size rule, thermal asymmetry.

Weaver ants shift nest location in response to the selective pressures of habitat disturbance and torrential rain in Sri Lanka.
Leonard A. Freed & Dulan R. Vidanapathirana — 2017(3) (lfreed@hawaii.edu)
Keywords: habitat disturbance, switch in nest sites, torrential rain, weaver ants.

Evolution of density-dependent wing polymorphism in insects.
Takahiro Kamioka & Yoh Iwasa — 2017(3) (yohiwasa@kyudai.jp)
Keywords: density-dependent dispersal, environmental fluctuation, growth of insects, resource dynamics, wing polymorphism.

The evolution of correlations between behavioural and morphological defence in Alaskan threespine stickleback fish (Gasterosteus aculeatus): evidence for trait compensation and co-specialization.
Craig A. Marshall & Matthew A. Wund — 2017(3) (cam13@colostate.edu)
Keywords: anti-predator, behaviour, compensation, co-specialization, morphology, threespine stickleback.

Experimental assessment of winter conditions on turtle nesting behavior.
Timothy S. Mitchell, Jeanine M. Refsnider, Arun Sethuraman, Daniel A. Warner & Fredric. J. Janzen — 2017(3) (tsm0024@auburn.edu)
Keywords: hibernation, maternal effects, nest depth, nest-site choice, phenology.

Exploring hypotheses for sexual size dimorphism in frigatebirds.
Sarah A. Trefry & Antony W. Diamond — 2017(3) (sarah.trefry@gmail.com)
Keywords: aerial agility hypothesis, Fregata magnificens, frigatebird, intersexual competition hypothesis, resource division, selection gradients, sexual size dimorphism.