B Vanhooydonck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The quick and the fast: the evolution of acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans Louisiana 70118, USA
    Evolution 60:2137-47. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Ecomorphological analysis of aerial performance in a non-specialized lacertid lizard, Holaspis guentheri
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Exp Biol 212:2475-82. 2009
  3. doi request reprint What determines dewlap diversity in Anolis lizards? An among-island comparison
    B Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Evol Biol 22:293-305. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Out on a limb: The differential effect of substrate diameter on acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:4515-23. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Speed and stamina trade-off in lacertid lizards
    B Vanhooydonck
    University of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Evolution 55:1040-8. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Omnivory in lacertid lizards: adaptive evolution or constraint?
    A Herrel
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp UIA, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Evol Biol 17:974-84. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Relationships between hormones, physiological performance and immunocompetence in a color-polymorphic lizard species, Podarcis melisellensis
    Katleen Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Horm Behav 55:488-94. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the Dalmatian wall lizard Podarcis melisellensis (Squamata: Lacertidae)
    K Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, B 1000 Brussels, Belgium, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA, 98502, USA, Department of Animal Physiology, University of Zagreb, Rooseveltov trg 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:299-301. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Proximate causes of intraspecific variation in locomotor performance in the lizard Gallotia galloti
    B Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Physiol Biochem Zool 74:937-45. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic divergence among sympatric colour morphs of the Dalmatian wall lizard (Podarcis melisellensis)
    K Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Genetica 138:387-93. 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint The quick and the fast: the evolution of acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans Louisiana 70118, USA
    Evolution 60:2137-47. 2006
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Ecomorphological analysis of aerial performance in a non-specialized lacertid lizard, Holaspis guentheri
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
    J Exp Biol 212:2475-82. 2009
    ..guentheri's low wing loading seems to be responsible for a slow descent and low impact forces upon landing. Our results show that very small morphological changes may result in noticeable and ecologically relevant changes in performance...
  3. doi request reprint What determines dewlap diversity in Anolis lizards? An among-island comparison
    B Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Evol Biol 22:293-305. 2009
    ..Additionally, in males relatively large dewlaps seem to be selected for in a sexual context, whereas in females natural selection, for instance by other predators than Leiocephalus lizards, appears to constrain relative dewlap size...
  4. ncbi request reprint Out on a limb: The differential effect of substrate diameter on acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:4515-23. 2006
    ..The differential effect of dowel diameter on sprint speed, on the other hand, may be based on interspecific differences in the relative contribution of subsequent acceleratory bouts to maximal sprint speed on the broad and narrow dowel...
  5. ncbi request reprint Speed and stamina trade-off in lacertid lizards
    B Vanhooydonck
    University of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Evolution 55:1040-8. 2001
    ..We conclude that the evolution of sprint capacity may be constrained by the need for endurance capacity and vice versa, but the design conflict underlying this trade-off has yet to be identified...
  6. ncbi request reprint Omnivory in lacertid lizards: adaptive evolution or constraint?
    A Herrel
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp UIA, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Evol Biol 17:974-84. 2004
    ..Conversely, few indications of a compromise phenotype could be detected, suggesting that the evolution towards herbivory is only mildly constrained by functional trade-offs...
  7. doi request reprint Relationships between hormones, physiological performance and immunocompetence in a color-polymorphic lizard species, Podarcis melisellensis
    Katleen Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Horm Behav 55:488-94. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the Dalmatian wall lizard Podarcis melisellensis (Squamata: Lacertidae)
    K Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Vautierstraat 29, B 1000 Brussels, Belgium, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 600 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA, 98502, USA, Department of Animal Physiology, University of Zagreb, Rooseveltov trg 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:299-301. 2009
    ..62 and 0.94. Most of these loci were successfully cross-amplified in the closely related species P. sicula, but levels of polymorphism were always lower...
  9. ncbi request reprint Proximate causes of intraspecific variation in locomotor performance in the lizard Gallotia galloti
    B Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Physiol Biochem Zool 74:937-45. 2001
    ..Clambering speed (i.e., capacity to climb up an inclined mesh) varies among individuals, but the origin of this variation remains obscure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic divergence among sympatric colour morphs of the Dalmatian wall lizard (Podarcis melisellensis)
    K Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Genetica 138:387-93. 2010
    ..We found weak evidence of genetic divergence, indicating that gene flow is somewhat restricted among morphs and suggesting possible adaptive diversification...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of loading and size on maximum power output and gait characteristics in geckos
    Duncan J Irschick
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3923-34. 2003
    ..For a given speed, both species take shorter but more strides with heavier loads, but for a given load, G. gecko attains similar speeds to H. garnoti by taking longer but fewer strides...
  12. ncbi request reprint Whole-organism studies of adhesion in pad-bearing lizards: creative evolutionary solutions to functional problems
    Duncan J Irschick
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 192:1169-77. 2006
    ..This comparative and whole-organism approach to lizard toepads underscores how organisms can evolve multiple solutions to evolutionary problems...
  13. doi request reprint Morphological convergence as a consequence of extreme functional demands: examples from the feeding system of natricine snakes
    A Herrel
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Evol Biol 21:1438-48. 2008
    ..In general, our data suggest that the direction of evolution may be predictable if constraints are strong and evolutionary solutions limited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Microhabitat use, diet, and performance data on the Hispaniolan twig anole, Anolis sheplani: pushing the boundaries of morphospace
    Katleen Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
    Zoology (Jena) 110:2-8. 2007
    ..Small twig anoles such as A. sheplani appear to be pushing the boundaries of morphospace and are thus crucial in our understanding of the evolution of phenotypic diversity...
  15. pmc Rapid large-scale evolutionary divergence in morphology and performance associated with exploitation of a different dietary resource
    Anthony Herrel
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4792-5. 2008
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Effects of testosterone on morphology, performance and muscle mass in a lizard
    Katleen Huyghe
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:9-16. 2010
    ..In contrast to our expectations, the dramatic testosterone-induced changes in muscle masses did not result in concordant changes in bite force performance or sprint speed...
  17. doi request reprint Seasonal changes in parasite load and a cellular immune response in a colour polymorphic lizard
    Katleen Huyghe
    Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Oecologia 163:867-74. 2010
    ..Our study provides indications of alternative life-history strategies among colour morphs and evidence for an up-regulation of the immune function at the end of the reproductive season...
  18. ncbi request reprint Variation in speed, gait characteristics and microhabitat use in lacertid lizards
    Bieke Vanhooydonck
    University of Antwerp, Department of Biology, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    J Exp Biol 205:1037-46. 2002
    ..However, species occurring mostly in open and vegetated microhabitats are, respectively, stride length and stride frequency modulators. This difference in running style is substantiated by interspecific morphological differences...
  19. doi request reprint Is the whole more than the sum of its parts? Evolutionary trade-offs between burst and sustained locomotion in lacertid lizards
    B Vanhooydonck
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Antwerpen, Belgium, Department of Biomolecular and Sport Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK, Division of Biology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, Applied Biodiversity Research Division, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town, South Africa, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa, Department of Zoology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, UMR7179, CNRS MNHN, Paris, France, Department of Biology, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132677. 2014
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  20. ncbi request reprint Locomotor compensation creates a mismatch between laboratory and field estimates of escape speed in lizards: a cautionary tale for performance-to-fitness studies
    Duncan J Irschick
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
    Evolution 59:1579-87. 2005
    ..We suggest that species that reside directly on, or near the "best fitness line" (field escape speed = maximum laboratory speed) are most likely to bear fruit for such studies...
  21. pmc Performance capacity, fighting tactics and the evolution of life-stage male morphs in the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
    Simon P Lailvaux
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2501-8. 2004
    ..Our findings imply that one may not be able to predict male fighting success (and hence potential mating success) by examining aspects of male 'quality' at only one life stage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Frugivory in polychrotid lizards: effects of body size
    A Herrel
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610, Antwerp, Belgium
    Oecologia 140:160-8. 2004
    ..Lizards from the mainland were not significantly different in body size from island species. We thus suggest that fruit consumption in polychrotid lizards is mediated by large body size whether living on islands or not...
  23. ncbi request reprint Performance constraints in decathletes
    Raoul Van Damme
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
    Nature 415:755-6. 2002
    ..These trade-offs may have imposed important constraints on the evolution of physical performance in humans and other vertebrates...
  24. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical analysis of intra- and interspecific scaling of jumping and morphology in Caribbean Anolis lizards
    Esteban Toro
    Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
    J Exp Biol 206:2641-52. 2003
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