Below are a list of the groups publications. Most of these publications can be accessed via Geoff and Erik’s research gate profiles.

In press

Colchero, F., Jones, O. R., Conde, D. A., Hodgson, D., Zajitschek, F., Schmidt, B. R., Malo, A. F., Alberts, S. C., Becker, P. H., Bouwhuis, S., Bronikowski, A. M., De Vleeschouwer, K. M., Delahay, R., Dummermuth, S., Fexrnández-Duque, E., Flatt, T., Frisenvænge, J., Hesselsøe, M., Larson, S., Lemaître, J-F., McDonald,  J., Miller, D. A. W., O’Donnell, C., Packer, C., Raboy, B. E., Reading, C. J., Wapstra, E., Weimerskirch, H., While, G.M., Baudisch, A., Coulson, T. and Gaillard, J-M. (In press) The diversity of population responses to environmental change. Ecology Letters.

While, G.M., Gardner, M.G., Chapple, D.G. and Whiting, M. J. (In press) Stable social grouping in Lizards. In A. Russell and V. Bells (eds), Behaviour of Lizards: Evolutionary and Mechanistic Perspectives. CRC Press, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

While, G. M. (in press) Book Review: Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics by Andrew Hendry. Austral Ecology.

2018

Munch, K.L., Noble, D.W.A., Budd, L., Row, A., Wapstra, E. and While, G. M. (2018) Maternal presence facilitates plasticity in behaviour and learning: insights into the early evolution of parental care. Behavioral Ecology. 29:1298-1306.

Yang, W., While, G.M., Laakkonen, H., Sacchi, R., Zuffi, M., Scali, S., Salvi, D. and Uller, T. (2018) Genomic evidence for asymmetric introgression by sexual selection in the common wall lizard. Molecular Ecology. 27:4213–4224.

Matthews G, Goulet, C.T., Delhey, K., Atkins, Z.A., While, G.M., Gardner, M.G. and Chapple, D.G. (2018) Avian predation intensity as a driver of clinal variation in colour morph frequency. Journal of Animal Ecology. 87:1667-1684.

Feiner, N., Rago, A., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2018) Developmental plasticity in reptiles: Insights from temperature-dependent gene expression in wall lizards. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A (invited contribution). 329:351-361.

While, G.M*., Noble, D.W.A*., Uller, T., Warner, D.A., Riley, J.E., Du, W.G. and Schwanz, L.E. (2018) Patterns of developmental plasticity in response to the thermal incubation environment in reptiles. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A (invited contribution) 329: 162-176. *Joint first authors.

Cunningham, G.D*., Fitzpatrick, L.J*., While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2018) Plastic rates of development and the effect of thermal extremes on offspring fitness in a cold-climate viviparous lizard. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Part A (invited contribution) 329: 262-270. *Joint first authors.

Munch, K.L., Noble, D.W.A., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2018) Mate familiarity and social learning in a monogamous lizard. Oecologia 188:1-10.

Olsson, M., Loeb, L., Lindsay, W., Wapstra, E., Fitzpatrick, L. and Shine, R. (2018) Extreme plasticity in reproductive biology of an oviparous lizards. Ecology and Evolution 8:6384-6389.

Pauliny, A., Miller, W. J., Rollings, N., Wapstra, E., Blomqvist, D., Friesen, C. R. and Olsson M. (2018) Effects of male telomeres on probability of paternity in sand lizards. Biology Letters. 14:20180033.

Noble, D. W. A., Stenhouse, V., Riley, J. E., Warner, D. A., While, G.M., Du, W-G., Uller, T. and Schwanz, L E.. (2018) A comprehensive database of thermal developmental plasticity in reptiles. Scientific Data. 5:180138.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E. and Friesen, C.R. (2018) Evolutionary ecology of telomeres: a review. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1422:5-28.

Munch, K.L., Noble, D.W.A., Botterill-James, T., Koolhof, I., Halliwell, B., Wapstra, E. and While, G. M. (2018) Maternal effects impact decision making in a viviparous lizard. Biology Letters, 14:20170556.

Watson, L.A., Stark, J.S., Johnstone, G.J., Wapstra, E., and Miller, K. (2018) Patterns in the distribution and abundance of sea anemones off Dumont d’Urville Station, Antarctica. Polar Biology, 1-13

Hill, P., Burridge, C.P., Ezaz, T. and Wapstra, E. (2018) Conservation of sex-linked markers among conspecific populations of a viviparous skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus, exhibiting genetic and temperature dependent sex determination. Genome Biology and Evolution. 10: 1079-1087.

Gruber, J., Cunningham, G., While, G. M. and Wapstra, E. (2018) Disentangling sex allocation in a viviparous reptile with temperature-dependent sex determination: a multifactorial approach. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31:267-276.

Bonebrake, T.C., Brown, C.J., Bell, J.D., Blanchard, J., Chauvenet, A., Champion, C., Chen, I., Clark, T.D., Colwell, R.K.,  Danielsen, F., Dell, A.I., Jennifer M. Donelson, J.M., Evengård, B., Ferrier, S., Frusher, S., Garcia, R.A., Griffis, R.B., Hobday, A.J., Jarzyna, M.A., Lee, E., Lenoir, J., Linnetved, H., Martin, V.Y., McCormack, P.C., McDonald, J., McDonald-Madden, J., Mitchell, N., Mustonen, T., Pandolfi, J.M., Pettorelli, N.,  Possingham, H., Pulsifer, P., Reynolds, M., Scheffers, B.R., Sorte, C.J.B., Strugnell, J.M., Tuanmu, M., Twiname, S., Vergés, A., Villanueva, C., Wapstra, E., Wernberg, T. and Pecl, G.T. (2018) Managing consequences of climate-driven species redistribution requires integration of ecology, conservation and social science. Biological Reviews. 93:284-305.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E. and Friesen, C. (2018) Ectothermic telomers: it’s time they came in from the cold. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 373:20160449.

Feiner, N., Rago, A., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2018) Signatures of selection in embryonic transcriptomes of lizards adapting in parallel to cool climate. Evolution. 72:67-81.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E. and Shine, R. (2018) Seasonal shifts along the oviparity-viviparity continuum in a cold-climate lizard population. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31:4-17.

2017

Halliwell, B., Uller, T., Holland, B. and While, G. M. (2017) Live bearing promotes the evolution of sociality in reptiles. Nature Communications. 8:2030.

MacGregor, H.E.A., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2017) Comparison of reproductive investment in native and non-native populations of common wall lizards reveals sex differences in adaptive potential. Oikos. 126:1564-1574.

MacGregor, H.E.A., Lewandowsky, R.A.M., D’Ettore, P., Leroy, C., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2017) Chemical communication, sexual selection and introgression in wall lizards. Evolution. 71:2327-2343.

Caldwell, A., While, G. M. and Wapstra, E. (2017) Plasticity of thermoregulatory behaviour in response to the thermal environment by widespread and highland reptile species. Animal Behaviour. 132:217-227.

Botterill-James, T., Ford, L., While, G.M., and Smiseth, P.T. (2017) Resource availability, not polyandry, influences sibling conflict in a burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides. Behavioral Ecology, 28:1093-1110.

While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2017) Female reproductive investment in response to male phenotype in wall lizards and its implications for introgression. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 121: 876-882.

Botterill-James, T., Halliwell, B., McKeown, S., Sillince, J., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2017) Family aggression in a social lizard. Scientific Reports, 7:3502.

Cunningham, G.D., While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2017) Climate and sex ratio variation in a viviparous lizard. Biology Letters, 13:20170218.

Halliwell, B., Uller, T., Chapple, D.C., Gardner, M.G., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M.  (2017) Habitat saturation promotes delayed dispersal in a social reptile. Behavioral Ecology, 28:515-522.

Pecl, G.T., Araújo, M.B., Bell, J.D., Blanchard, J., Bonebrake, T.C., Chen, C., Clark, T.D., Colwell, R.K., Danielsen, F., Evengård, B., Falconi, L., Ferrier, S., Frusher, S., Garcia, R.A., Griffis, R.B., Hobday, A.J., Janion-Scheepers, C., Jarzyna, M.A., Jennings, S., Lenoir, J., Linnetved, H.I., Martin, V.Y., McCormack, P.C., McDonald, J., Mitchell, N.J., Mustonen, T., Pandolfi, J.P., Pettorelli, N., Popova, E., Robinson, S.A., Scheffers, B.A., Shaw, J.D., Sorte, C.J.B., Strugnell, J.M., Sunday, J.M., Tuanmu, M-N., Vergés, A., Villanueva, C., Wernberg, T., Wapstra, E. and Williams, S.E. (2017) Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. Science, 355:eaai9214.

Botterill-James, T., Sillince, J., Chapple, D.G., Gardner, M., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2017) Experimental manipulation suggests effect of polyandry but not mate familiarity on within-pair aggression in the social skink, Liopholis whitii. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 71:71.

MacGregor, H.E.A., While, G. M., Barret, J., Perez l de Lanuza, G., Carazo, P., Michaelides, S. and Uller T. (2017) Experimental contact zones reveal the causes and targets of sexual selection in hybrid zones. Functional Ecology, 31:742-752.

Halliwell, B., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2017) Resource distribution mediates social and mating behavior in a family living lizard. Behavioral Ecology, 28:145-153.

Whiting, M.J. and While, G. M. (2017) Sociality in Lizards. In D. Rubenstein and P. Abbot (eds) Comparative Social Evolution. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp – 390-426.

2016

Lindsay, W.R., Wapstra, E., Silverin, B., and Olsson, M. (2016) Corticosterone: a costly mediator of signal honesty in sand lizards. Ecology and Evolution, 6:7451-7461.

Bordogna, G., Cunningham, G., Fitzpatrick, L.J., Halliwell, B., MacGregor, H.E.A, Munch, K.L., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2016) An experimental test of relatedness-based mate discrimination in a social lizard. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70:2139-2147.

Michaelides, S., While, G. M., Zajac, N., Aubret, F., Calsbeek, B., Sacchi, R., Zuffi, M. and Uller, T. (2016) Loss of genetic diversity and increased embryonic mortality in non-native lizard populations. Molecular Ecology, 25:4113-4125.

Botterill-James, T., Halliwell, B., Cooper-Scott, E., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and While, G.M. (2016) Habitat structure influences parent-offspring association in a social lizard: implications for understanding the origins of parental care. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, section Social Evolution, 4:96.

Paredes, U., Radersma, R., Cannell, N., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2016) Low incubation temperature induces DNA hypo-methylation in lizard brains. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 325A, 390-395.

Ljungström, G., Stjernstedt, M., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. Selection and constraints on offspring size-number trade-offs in sand lizards (Lacerta agilis). Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29: 979-990.

Edwards, A.M., Cameron, E.Z., Pereira, J.C. Wapstra, E., Ferguson-Smith, M.A., Horton, S.R. and Thomasson, K (2016) Gestational experience alters sex allocation in the subsequent generation. Royal Society Open Science, 3:160210.

Edwards, A.M., Cameron, E.Z. and Wapstra, E. (2016) Constraints on maternal ability to adjust sex ratios in mammals. Journal of Zoology (invited review), 299:1-9.

Heathcote, R.J.P., While, G.M., MacGregor, H.E.A., Sciberras, J., Leroy, C., d’Ettorre, P. and Uller, T. (2016) Male behaviour drives assortative reproduction during the initial stages of secondary contact. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 1003-1015.

2015

While, G, M., Michaelides, S., Heathcote, R.J.P., MacGregor, H.E.A., Zajac, N., Beninde, J., Carazo, P., Perez I de Lanuza, G., Sacchi, R., Zuffi, M., Horvathova, T., Fresnillo, B., Schulte, U., Veith, M., Hochkirch, A. and Uller, T. (2015) Sexual selection drives asymmetric introgression in wall lizards. Ecology Letters, 18, 1366-1375.

While, G. M., Chapple, D. G., Gardner, M.G., Uller, T. and Whiting, M. J. (2015) Egernia lizards. Current Biology, 25, 593 – 595.

Michaelides, S. N., While, G. M., Zajac, N. and Uller, T. (2015) Widespread primary, but geographically restricted secondary, human introductions of wall lizards, Podarcis muralis. Molecular Ecology, 24, 2702-2714.

Ljungström, G., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2015) Sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) phenology in a warming world. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15:206.

Yuni, L.P.E.K., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2015) Energy expenditure of the spotted snow skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus, at two climatic extremes of its distribution range. Journal of Thermal Biology, 52: 14-23.

Caldwell, A.J., While, G.M., Beeton, N.J. and Wapstra, E. (2015) Potential for thermal tolerance to mediate climate change effects on three members of a cool temperate lizard genus, Niveoscincus. Journal of Thermal Biology, 52: 14-23.

Cliff, H.B, Wapstra, E. and Burridge, C.P., (2015) Persistence and dispersal in a Southern Hemisphere glaciated landscape: the phylogeography of the spotted snow skink (Niveoscincus ocellatus) in Tasmania. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15: article 121

While, G. M., Williamson, J., Prescott, G., Horvathova, T., Fresnillo, B., Beeton, N.J., Halliwell, B., Michaelides, S. and Uller, T. (2015) Adaptive responses to cool climate promotes persistence of a non-native lizard. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 282, 20142638.

Michaelides, S., Cornish, N., Griffiths, R., Groombridge, J., Zajac, N., Walters, G J., Aubert, F., While, G.M. and Uller T. (2015) Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the common wall lizard, Podarcis muralis, on the British Channel Islands. PlosONE, 10, e0117113

McEvoy, J, While, G.M., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2015) Examining the role of testosterone in mediating short-term aggressive responses to social stimuli in a lizard. PlosOne, 10: article e0125015

McEvoy, J., While, G.M., Sinn, D.L., Carver, S. and Wapstra, E. (2015) Structural and temporal consistency of behavioural traits and behavioural syndromes (or lack thereof) in a social lizard species, Egernia whitii. Journal of Zoology, 296: 58–66.

Parsley, L.M., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M., (2015) Atrazine disrupts gonadal development in a live-bearing lizard. Endocrine Disruptors, 3:1, e1006071.

Parsley, L.M., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2015) In utero exposure to the oestrogen mimic diethylstilbestrol disrupts gonadal development in a viviparous reptile. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 27: 1106-1114.

2014

While, G. M., Halliwell, B. and Uller, T. (2014) The Evolutionary Ecology of Parental Care in Lizards. In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Reptiles. In J. Rheubert, D. Siegel, S. Trauth and B. Jamieson (eds), The reproductive ecology and phylogeny of lizards. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

Uller, T. and While, G.M. (2014) Evolutionary Ecology of Reproductive Investment in Lizards. In Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Reptiles. In J. Rheubert, D. Siegel, S. Trauth and B. Jamieson (eds), The reproductive ecology and phylogeny of lizards. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, U.S.A

Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2015) The evolution of polyandry and patterns of multiple paternity in lizards. In J. Rheubert, D. Siegel, S. Trauth and B. Jamieson (eds), The reproductive ecology and phylogeny of lizards. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

Parsley, L.M., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2014) Placental and embryonic tissues exhibit aromatase activity in the viviparous lizard Niveoscincus metallicus. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 200: 61-66.

While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2014) Quo vardis Amphibia? Global warming and breeding phenology in Frogs, Toads and Salamanders. Ecography, 37, 921-929

Parsley, L.M., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2014) Yolk contributes steroid to the multidimensional endocrine environment of embryos of Niveoscincus metallicus, a viviparous skink with a moderately complex placenta. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology part A. Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 171: 51-56.

Heathcote, R., Bell, E., D’Ettorre, P., While, G.M. and Uller T. (2014) The scent of sun worship: basking experience alters scent mark composition in male lizards.  Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 68, 861-870

Cadby, C.D., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2014) Geographical differences in maternal basking behaviour and offspring growth rate in a climatically widespread viviparous reptile. Journal Experimental Biology, 217: 1175-1179.

While, G.M., Uller, T., Bordogna, G. and Wapstra, E. (2014) Promiscuity resolves constraints on social mate choice imposed by population viscosity. Molecular Ecology, 23: 721–732.

2013

McEvoy. J., While, G.M., Sinn, D.L. and Wapstra, E. (2013) The role of size and aggression in intrasexual male competition in a social lizard species, Egernia whitii. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 67:79–90

Michaelides, S., While, G.M., Bell, C. and Uller, T. (2013) Human introductions create opportunities for intra-specific hybridization in the non-native range of the common wall lizard, Podarcis muralis. Biological Invasions, 15, 1101 – 1112

2012

Itonaga, K., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2012) Effects of maternal basking and food quantity during gestation provide evidence for the selective advantages of matrotrophy in a viviparous reptile. PlosOne, 7:e41835

Rago, A., While, G.M. and Uller, T. (2012) Introduction pathway and climate trump ecology and life history as drivers of establishment success in alien amphibians. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1437-1445

Itonaga, K., Edwards, A., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2012)  Interpopulational variation in costs of reproduction related to pregnancy in a viviparous lizard. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, 24: 367-376.

Pharo, E.J., Davison, A., Warr, K, Nursey-Bray, M., Beswick, K., Wapstra, E. and Jones, C. (2012) Can teacher collaboration overcome interdisciplinary barriers in a university structured around traditional disciplines? A case study using climate change. Teaching in Higher Education. 17: 497- 507.

Itonaga, K., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2012) Do gravid females become selfish? Female allocation of energy during gestation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85: 231–242

Itonaga, K., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2012) A novel pattern of placental leucine transfer during mid to late gestation in a highly placentotrophic viviparous lizard. J Exp Zool Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 318: 308- 315.

Ballen, C., Healey, M. Wilson, M., Tobler, M., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2012) Net superoxide levels: steeper increase with activity in cooler female and hotter male lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 731-735.

2011

Cadby, C.D, Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Potentially adaptive effects of maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring phenotype of a viviparous reptile. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214: 4234-4239.

Schwartz, T.S, Perrin, C., Wapstra, E., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. (2011) Complex selection associated with Hox genes in a natural population of lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24: 2520-2524.

While, G. M. (2011) Intrasexual competition among females: evidence for sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology 22, 1141.

Olsson, M., Schwartz, T., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Ujvari, B., Madsen, T. and Shine, R. (2011) Climate change, multiple paternity and offspring survival in lizards. Evolution, 65: 3323–3326.

Itonaga, K., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Effects of variation in maternal carotenoid intake during gestation on offspring innate immune response in a matrotrophic viviparous reptile. Functional Ecology, 25: 1318-1326.

Itonaga, K., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2011) Evidence for placental transfer of maternal corticosterone in a viviparous lizard. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 160: 184–189.

Uller, T., While, G.M., Cadby, C.D., Harts, A., O’Connor, K., Pen, I. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Thermal opportunity, maternal effects, and offspring survival at different climatic extremes in a viviparous lizard. Evolution, 65: 2313–2324.

Isaksson, C., While, G.M., Olsson, M., Komdeur, J. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Oxidative stress physiology in relation to life-history traits of a free-living vertebrate: the spotted snow skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus. Integrative Zoology, 6: 140–149.

Isaksson, C., While, G.M., McEvoy, J., van de Commenacker, J., Olsson, M., Groothuis, T.G.G., Komdeur, J. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Aggressive phenotype, but not testosterone influences the oxidative status of a free-living lizard species. Behaviour 148, 713-731

Olsson, M., Andersson, S. and Wapstra, E. (2011) UV-Deprived Coloration Reduces Success in Mate Acquisition in Male Sand Lizards (Lacerta agilis). PlosOne, 6:e19360.

Olsson, M., Pauliny, A., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Schwartz, T., Miller, E. and Blomqvist, D. (2011) Sexual differences in telomere selection in the wild, Molecular Ecology, 20: 2085–2099.

Olsson, M., Pauliny, A., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Schwartz, T. and Blomqvist, D. (2011) Sex differences in sand lizard telomere inheritance: paternal epigenetic effects increases telomere heritability and offspring survival. PlosOne, 6: e17473

Worth, J., Burridge, C., While, G. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Development of 13 microsatellite loci in the spotted snow skink Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata: Scincidae). Conservation Genetics Resources. 3:287–290.

While, G.M., Uller, T. and Wapstra, E. (2011) Variation in social organisation influences the opportunity for sexual selection in a social lizard. Molecular Ecology, 20, 844–852.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Schwartz, T., Madsen, T., Ujvari, B., Uller, T. and Shine, R. (2011) In hot pursuit: fluctuating mating system and sexual selection in sand lizards. Evolution, 65: 574–583.

2010

Pen, I., Uller, T., Feldmeyer, B., Harts, A., While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2010) Climate driven population divergence in sex determining systems. Nature, 468, 436-438

Olsson, M., Pauliny, A., Wapstra, E. and Blomqvist, D. (2010) Proximate determinants of telomere length in sand lizards (Lacerta agilis). Biology Letters, 6: 651-653

While, G. M., Isakkson, C., McEvoy, J., Sinn, D. L., Komdeur, J., Wapstra, E. and Groothius, T. G. G. (2010) Repeatable intra-individual variation in plasma testosterone concentration and its sex-specific link to aggression in a social lizard. Hormones and Behavior, 58: 208-213

Cadby, C.D., While, G.M., Hobday, A., Uller, T. and Wapstra, E. (2010) Multi-scale approach to understanding climate effects on offspring size at birth and date of birth in a reptile  Integrative Zoology (invited contribution), 5: 163-174

Wapstra, E. and Warner, D.A. (2010) Sex allocation and sex determination in squamate reptiles. Sexual Development (invited review) 4:119-128

Cadby, C.D., Jones, S.M. and Wapstra, E. (2010) Are elevated levels of maternal corticosterone adaptive to offspring? A test using a viviparous lizard with complex placenta (Niveoscincus ocellatus). Functional Ecology, 24: 409-416

Sinn, D.L. Moltschaniwskyj, N.A., Wapstra, E. and Dall, S.R.X. (2010) Are behavioral syndromes invariant? Spatiotemporal variation in shy/bold behavior in squid. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 64: 693–702.

Wapstra, E., Uller, T., While, G., Olsson, M. and Shine, R. (2010) Giving offspring a head start in life: field and experimental evidence for selection on maternal basking behaviour in lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23: 651–657

Sherman, C.D.H, Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2010) Sperm competition and offspring viability at hybridization in Australian Tree Frogs, Litoria peronii and L. tyleri. Heredity, 104: 141-147.

2009

Sherman, C.D.H, Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2009)  Consistent paternity skew through ontogeny in Peron’s tree frog (Litoria peronii). PlosOne, 4: e8252.

While, G.M., Uller, T., McEvoy, J. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Long-lasting effects of among- but not within-litter timing of birth in a viviparous lizard. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 11: 1259-1270.

While, G.M., Uller, T. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Within-population variation in social strategies characterise the social and mating system of an Australian lizard, Egernia whitii. Austral Ecology, 34: 938-949

While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Snow skinks (Niveoscincus ocellatus) do not shift their sex allocation patterns in response to mating history Behavior, 146, 1405-1422

While, G.M., Uller, T. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Offspring performance and the adaptive benefits of prolonged pregnancy: experimental tests in a viviparous lizard. Functional Ecology, 23: 818–825

While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Effects of basking opportunity on birthing asynchrony in a viviparous lizard (Egernia whitii): consequences for offspring phenotype and fitness. Animal Behaviour, 77: 1465-1470.

While, G.M., Sinn, D.L.S. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Female aggression predicts mode of paternity acquisition in a social lizard. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 276 2021-2029

Sherman, C.D.H, Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2009) Consistent male-male paternity differences across female genotypes. Biology Letters, 5: 232-234

Mousseau, T.A., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Badyaev, A.V. (2009) Introduction: maternal effects as adaptations: past and present. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (theme issue) 364, 1035-1038

While, G.M., Uller, T. and Wapstra, E. (2009) Family conflict and the evolution of sociality in reptiles. Behavioural Ecology, 20: 245-250

Olsson, M., Healey, M., Wapstra, E. and Uller, T. (2009) Testing the quality of a carrier: a field experiment on lizard signallers. Evolution, 63: 695–701

Uller, T., While, G. M., Wapstra, E., Warner, D. A., Goodman, B. A., Schwarzkopf, L., Langkilde, T., Doughty, P., Radder, R. S., Rohr, D. H., Bull, C. M., Shine, R. and Olsson, M. (2009) Evaluation of offspring size-number invariants in twelve species of lizard. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22: 143–151

Wapstra, E., Uller, T. Olsson. M., Sinn, D.L. Mazurek, K., Joss, J.M.P. and Shine. R. (2009) Climate effects on offspring sex ratio in a viviparous lizard. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78: 84-90.

Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Badyaev, A. V. (2009) Evolution of Parental Effects. Conceptual Issues and Empirical Patterns. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, theme issue, Volume 364.

2008

Sherman, C.D.H., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M (2008)Within-population variation in ejaculate characteristics in a prolonged breeder, Peron’s tree frog, Litoria peronii. Naturwissenschafften, 95: 1055–1061

Sinn, D.L., While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2008) Maternal care in a social lizard: links between female aggression and offspring fitness. Animal Behaviour, 76, 1249-1257

McEvoy, J., Sinn, D.L and Wapstra, E. (2008) Know thy enemy: behavioural response of a native mammal (Rattus lutreolus velutinus) to predators of different co-existence histories, Austral Ecology, 33, 922–931

Stuart-Smith, J., Stuart-Smith, R., Swain, R. and Wapstra, E. (2008) Size dimorphism in Rankinia diemensis (Family Agamidae): sex specific patterns, ontogeny, and geographic variation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94: 699-709

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Healey, M., Schwartz, T. and Uller, T. (2008) Selection on space use in a polymorphic lizard. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 10: 621-627

Sherman, C.D.H., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. (2008) Male and female effects on fertilisation success and offspring viability in the Peron’s tree frog, Litoria peronii. Austral Ecology, 33: 348–352

Sherman, C.D.H., Wapstra, E., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. (2008) Males with high genetic similarity to females sire more offspring in sperm competition in Peron’s tree frog, Litoria peronii. Proc. R. Soc. Lond B, 275: 971–978.

While, G.M. and Wapstra, E. (2008) Are there benefits to being born asynchronously? An experimental test in a social lizard. Behavioural Ecology, 19: 208-216.

2007

Olsson, M., Healey, M., Wapstra, E., Schwartz, T., LeBas, N. and Uller, T. (2007) Mating system variation and morph fluctuations in a polymorphic lizard. Molecular Ecology, 16, 5307–5315

Stuart-Smith, J. Swain, R. and Wapstra, E. (2007) The role of body size in competition and mate choice in an agamid with female-biased size dimorphism. Behaviour, 144: 1087-1102.

Stuart-Smith, J., Swain, R., Stuart-Smith, R., Wapstra, E. (2007) Is fecundity the ultimate reason for female-biased sexual size dimorphism? Journal of Zoology (London), 273:266–272

While, G.M., Jones, S.M., and Wapstra, E. (2007) Birthing asynchrony is not a consequence of asynchronous offspring development in a non-avian vertebrate, the Australian skink Egernia whitii. Functional Ecology, 21: 513-519

Uller, T., Pen, I., Wapstra, E., Beukeboom, L.W. & Komdeur, J. (2007) The evolution of sex ratios and sex determining systems. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22: 292-297

Wapstra, E, Uller, T., Pen, I, Komduer, J, Olsson, M. & Shine, R. (2007) Disentangling the complexities of vertebrate sex allocation: a role for squamate reptiles? Oikos, 116: 1051-1057

Atkins, N., Swain, R., Wapstra, E. and Jones, S.M. (2007) Late stage deferral of parturition in the viviparous lizard Niveoscincus ocellatus (Gray 1845): implications for offspring quality and survival. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 90: 735–746.

2006 and before

Neaves, L., Wapstra, E., Birch, D., Girling, J.E., and Joss, J.M.P. (2006) Embryonic gonadal and sexual organ development in a small viviparous skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 305A: 75-82.

Olsson, M., Ujvari, B., Wapstra, E., Madsen, T. Shine, R., and Bensch, S. (2005) Does mate guarding prevent rival mating in snow skink lizards? A test using AFLP. Herpetologica, 61: 389-394.

While, G.M., and McArthur, C. (2006) Distance to cover affects artificial food patch depletion by macropod herbivores. Wildlife Research 33, 565-570.

While, G.M., and McArthur, C. (2005) Foraging in a risky environment: a comparison of Bennett’s wallabies Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) and red-bellied pademelons Thylogale billiardierii (Marsupialia: Macropodidae) in open habitats. Austral Ecology 30, 756-765.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Swan, G., Snaith, E., Clarke, R., and Madsen, T. (2005) Effects of long-term fox baiting on species composition and abundance in an Australian lizard community. Austral Ecology, 30: 899-905.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Madsen, T., Ujvari, B. and Rugfelt, C. (2005) Costly parasite resistance: a genotype-dependent handicap in sand lizards. Biology Letters, 1: 375-377.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E. and Uller, T. (2005) Differential sex allocation in sand lizards: bright males induce daughter production in a species with heteromorphic sex chromosomes. Biology Letters, 1: 378-380.

Olsson, M., Madsen, T., Wapstra, E., Silverin, B., Ujvari, B. and Wittsell, H. (2005) MHC, health, colour, and reproductive success in sand lizards. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 58, 289-294.

Wapstra, E. (2005) A simple method to accurately measure small squamate offspring. Herpetological Review, 36, 138-139.

Olsson, M., Madsen, T., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Ujvari, B. (2005) The role of Haldane’s rule in sex allocation. Evolution, 59: 221-225.

Atkins, N. and Wapstra, E. (2004) Successful treatment of a mite infestation in gravid spotted snow skinks (Niveoscincus ocellatus). Herpetofauna, 34, 66-69.

Olsson, M., Ujvari, B., Madsen, T., Uller, T. & Wapstra, E. (2004) Haldane rules: costs of outbreeding at production of daughters in sand lizards. Ecology Letters, 7, 924-928.

Ryberg, K., Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Madsen, T., Anderholm, S. and Ujvari, B. (2004) Offspring-driven local dispersal in female sand lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 17, 1215-1220.

Olsson, M., Madsen, T., Ujvari, B. and Wapstra, E. (2004) Fecundity and MHC affects ejaculation tactics and paternity bias in sand lizards. Evolution, 58, 906-909.

Wapstra, E., Olsson, M., Shine, R., Edwards, A., Swain, R., and Joss, J.M.P. (2004) Maternal basking behaviour determines offspring sex in a viviparous reptile. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B (Suppl.) 271, S230-S2332.

Anderholm, S., Olsson, M., Wapstra, E. and Ryberg, K. (2004) Fit and fat from enlarged badges: a field experiment on male sand lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B (Suppl.) 271, S142-S144.

Olsson, M., Madsen, T., Nordby, J., Wapstra, E., Ujvari, B. and Wittsell, H. (2003) Major histocompatibility complex and mate choice in sand lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B (suppl), 270, S254-S256

Olsson, M., Shine, R., Wapstra, E., Ujvari, B. and Madsen, T. (2002) Sexual dimorphism in lizard body shape: the roles of sexual selection and fecundity selection. Evolution, 56: 1538-1542

Edwards, A., Jones, S.M., and Wapstra, E. (2002) Multiennial reproduction in females of a viviparous, temperate-zone skink, Tiliqua nigrolutea. Herpetologica, 58: 407-414.

Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., and Olofsson, C. (2002) Offspring size-number strategies: experimental manipulations of offspring size in a viviparous lizard (Lacerta vivipara). Functional Ecology, 16: 135-141.

Wapstra, E., Swain, R. and O’Reilly, J.M. (2001) Geographic variation in age and size at maturity in a small Australian viviparous skink. Copeia, 2001: 646-655

Wapstra, E. and O’Reilly, J.M. (2001) Potential ‘costs of reproduction’ in a skink: inter- and intra-populational variation. Austral Ecology, 26: 179-186

Olsson, M., Shine, R., and Wapstra, E. (2001) Costs of reproduction in a lizard species: a comparison of observational and experimental data. Oikos, 93: 121-125.

Wapstra, E. and Swain, R. (2001a) Geographic and annual variation in life history traits in a small Australian skink. Journal of Herpetology, 35: 194-203

Wapstra, E. and Swain, R. (2001b) Reproductive correlates of abdominal fat body mass in a small skink with an asynchronous reproductive cycle. Journal of Herpetology, 35: 403-409.

Wapstra, E. (2000) Maternal basking opportunities affects juvenile phenotype in a viviparous lizard. Functional Ecology, 14: 345-352.

Olsson, M. Wapstra, E., Madsen, T. and Silverin, B. (2000) Testosterone, ticks and travels: a test of the immunocompetence-handicap hypothesis in free-ranging male sand lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, 267: 2339-2343.

Wapstra, E., Swain, R., Jones, S.M. and O’Reilly, J. (1999) Geographic and annual variation in the timing of reproductive cycles in a temperate skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus. Australian Journal of Zoology, 47: 539-550.

Jones, S.M., Wapstra, E. and Swain, R. (1997) Asynchronous male and female gonadal cycles and plasma steroid concentrations in a viviparous lizard, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Scincidae) from Tasmania. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 108: 271-281.

Wapstra, E. and Swain, R. (1996) Feeding ecology of the Tasmanian spotted skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus (Squamata: Scincidae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 44: 205-213.

Jones, S.M., Swain, R., and Wapstra, E. (1996) The annual cycle of reproduction and reproductive steroids in plasma of Niveoscincus ocellatus, a cool-climate viviparous skink. Proceedings of the Third Congress of the Asia and Oceania Society for Comparative Endocrinology. pp, 112-113 (full published paper).

Wapstra, M. and Wapstra, E. (1986) Breeding record of the delicate skink, Leiolopisma delicata, in southern Tasmania. Tasmanian Naturalist, 87: 5-6.

 

 

 

 

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