Ben L Phillips
Affiliation: University of Sydney
- Adapting to an invasive species: toxic cane toads induce morphological change in Australian snakesBen L Phillips
School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17150-5. 2004..These results provide strong evidence of adaptive changes in native predators as a result of the invasion of toxic prey...
- An invasive species induces rapid adaptive change in a native predator: cane toads and black snakes in AustraliaBen L Phillips
University of Sydney School of Biological Sciences A08 NSW 2006, Australia
Proc Biol Sci 273:1545-50. 2006..Toads were brought to Australia in 1935, so these evolved responses have occurred in fewer than 23 snake generations...
- When vicars meet: a narrow contact zone between morphologically cryptic phylogeographic lineages of the rainforest skink, Carlia rubrigularisBen L Phillips
Department of Zoology and Entomology, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, 4067 Australia
Evolution 58:1536-48. 2004..Nonetheless, we caution against the use of mtDNA phylogeography as a sole criterion for defining species boundaries...
- A toad more traveled: the heterogeneous invasion dynamics of cane toads in AustraliaMark C Urban
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
Am Nat 171:E134-48. 2008..As an invasive species spreads, it is likely to encounter conditions that influence dispersal rates via one or both of these mechanisms...
- The cane toad's (Chaunus [Bufo] marinus) increasing ability to invade Australia is revealed by a dynamically updated range modelMark C Urban
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Proc Biol Sci 274:1413-9. 2007....