Devi Stuart-Fox

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Camouflage, communication and thermoregulation: lessons from colour changing organisms
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:463-70. 2009
  2. pmc Variation in phenotype, parasite load and male competitive ability across a cryptic hybrid zone
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5677. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific ecomorphological variation and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion spp.)
    D Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Evol Biol 20:1073-81. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Natural selection on social signals: signal efficacy and the evolution of chameleon display coloration
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Am Nat 170:916-30. 2007
  5. pmc Selection for social signalling drives the evolution of chameleon colour change
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS Biol 6:e25. 2008
  6. pmc Predator-specific camouflage in chameleons
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Biol Lett 4:326-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Sexual selection and the evolution of complex color patterns in dragon lizards
    I Ping Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Evolution 66:3605-14. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Accelerated speciation in colour-polymorphic birds
    Andrew F Hugall
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nature 485:631-4. 2012
  9. pmc The energetic cost of mating in a promiscuous cephalopod
    Amanda Michelle Franklin
    Zoology Department, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Biol Lett 8:754-6. 2012
  10. pmc Testing game theory models: fighting ability and decision rules in chameleon contests
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    University of the Witwatersrand, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1555-61. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Camouflage, communication and thermoregulation: lessons from colour changing organisms
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:463-70. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Variation in phenotype, parasite load and male competitive ability across a cryptic hybrid zone
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e5677. 2009
    ..lineages come into secondary contact, what are the evolutionary consequences: stable co-existence, replacement, admixture or differentiation and 3) what processes influence the evolutionary dynamics of these secondary contact zones?..
  3. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific ecomorphological variation and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion spp.)
    D Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Evol Biol 20:1073-81. 2007
    ..Our study provides evidence that natural selection plays an important role in the evolution of sexual dimorphism...
  4. doi request reprint Natural selection on social signals: signal efficacy and the evolution of chameleon display coloration
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Am Nat 170:916-30. 2007
    ..Overall, our results support the view that selection for signal efficacy plays an important role in the evolution of animal signals...
  5. pmc Selection for social signalling drives the evolution of chameleon colour change
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant, and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    PLoS Biol 6:e25. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Predator-specific camouflage in chameleons
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Wits 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Biol Lett 4:326-9. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Sexual selection and the evolution of complex color patterns in dragon lizards
    I Ping Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Evolution 66:3605-14. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that sexual selection rather than natural selection has led to increased color pattern complexity in males...
  8. doi request reprint Accelerated speciation in colour-polymorphic birds
    Andrew F Hugall
    Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nature 485:631-4. 2012
    ..Our results provide empirical support for the general proposition, dating from classical evolutionary theory, that colour polymorphism can increase speciation rates...
  9. pmc The energetic cost of mating in a promiscuous cephalopod
    Amanda Michelle Franklin
    Zoology Department, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Biol Lett 8:754-6. 2012
    ..Therefore, quantifying this cost is essential to understand the evolution of reproductive strategies and behaviours such as female receptivity and male and female mating frequency...
  10. pmc Testing game theory models: fighting ability and decision rules in chameleon contests
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    University of the Witwatersrand, School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1555-61. 2006
    ..Although the cumulative assessment model remained as the most likely candidate model, not all specific predictions of this model were upheld...
  11. pmc Multiple fitness benefits of polyandry in a cephalopod
    Zoe E Squires
    Zoology Department, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e37074. 2012
    ..Here we examine differences in reproductive success between monandrous, multiply mated (to the same male) and polyandrous female dumpling squid (Euprymna tasmanica)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Species richness in agamid lizards: chance, body size, sexual selection or ecology?
    Devi Stuart-Fox
    Department Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    J Evol Biol 16:659-69. 2003
    ..Equally, we find no evidence that species richness covaries with ecological generalism, latitude or range size...