Kristjan Niitepõld

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Flight metabolic rate and Pgi genotype influence butterfly dispersal rate in the field
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, P O Box 65 Viikinkaari 1, University of Helsinki, Helsinki FI 00014, Finland
    Ecology 90:2223-32. 2009
  2. doi Genotype by temperature interactions in the metabolic rate of the Glanville fritillary butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, FI 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Exp Biol 213:1042-8. 2010
  3. pmc Tracking butterfly movements with harmonic radar reveals an effect of population age on movement distance
    Otso Ovaskainen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 1, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19090-5. 2008
  4. doi A long life in the fast lane: positive association between peak metabolic rate and lifespan in a butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Exp Biol 216:1388-97. 2013
  5. doi Flight metabolic rate has contrasting effects on dispersal in the two sexes of the Glanville fritillary butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Oecologia 165:847-54. 2011

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Publications5

  1. ncbi Flight metabolic rate and Pgi genotype influence butterfly dispersal rate in the field
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, P O Box 65 Viikinkaari 1, University of Helsinki, Helsinki FI 00014, Finland
    Ecology 90:2223-32. 2009
    ..These results indicate a fitness advantage to the heterozygous genotype in low temperatures and suggest a mechanism by which varying environmental conditions maintain genetic polymorphism in populations...
  2. doi Genotype by temperature interactions in the metabolic rate of the Glanville fritillary butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, FI 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    J Exp Biol 213:1042-8. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Tracking butterfly movements with harmonic radar reveals an effect of population age on movement distance
    Otso Ovaskainen
    Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Viikinkaari 1, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19090-5. 2008
    ..Butterflies from all population types showed a strong tendency to follow habitat edges between the open study area and the neighboring woodlands...
  4. doi A long life in the fast lane: positive association between peak metabolic rate and lifespan in a butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Exp Biol 216:1388-97. 2013
    ..Generalisations such as 'live fast, die young' may be too simple to explain the complex processes affecting ageing and lifespan...
  5. doi Flight metabolic rate has contrasting effects on dispersal in the two sexes of the Glanville fritillary butterfly
    Kristjan Niitepõld
    Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Oecologia 165:847-54. 2011
    ..Thus, flight capacity has opposite associations with dispersal rate in the two sexes...