A P Møller

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Reduced abundance of insects and spiders linked to radiation at Chernobyl 20 years after the accident
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, CNRS UMR 8079, Batiment 362, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biol Lett 5:356-9. 2009
  2. pmc Assessing the effects of climate on host-parasite interactions: a comparative study of European birds and their parasites
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8079 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Paris Sud XI AgroParisTech, Batiment 362, Universite Paris Sud XI, F 91405 Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e82886. 2013
  3. pmc Elevated frequency of cataracts in birds from chernobyl
    Timothy Alexander Mousseau
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e66939. 2013
  4. doi request reprint High frequency of albinism and tumours in free-living birds around Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France Electronic address
    Mutat Res 757:52-9. 2013
  5. pmc Low-dose radiation, scientific scrutiny, and requirements for demonstrating effects
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    BMC Biol 11:92. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Host-parasite relationship between colonial terns and bacteria is modified by a mutualism with a plant with antibacterial defenses
    Anders Pape Møller
    Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 173:169-78. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Biological consequences of global change for birds
    Anders Pape Møller
    Department of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution, University Paris South, Orsay Cedex, France
    Integr Zool 8:136-44. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Risk-taking and the evolution of mechanisms for rapid escape from predators
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 26:1143-50. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The effects of natural variation in background radioactivity on humans, animals and other organisms
    Anders P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 88:226-54. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Ecosystems effects 25 years after Chernobyl: pollinators, fruit set and recruitment
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 170:1155-65. 2012

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Publications39

  1. pmc Reduced abundance of insects and spiders linked to radiation at Chernobyl 20 years after the accident
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, CNRS UMR 8079, Batiment 362, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Biol Lett 5:356-9. 2009
    ..These effects were stronger when comparing plots differing in radiation within rather than among sites, implying that the ecological effects of radiation from Chernobyl on animals are greater than previously assumed...
  2. pmc Assessing the effects of climate on host-parasite interactions: a comparative study of European birds and their parasites
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Unité Mixte de Recherche 8079 Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université Paris Sud XI AgroParisTech, Batiment 362, Universite Paris Sud XI, F 91405 Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 8:e82886. 2013
    ..Climate change potentially has important effects on distribution, abundance, transmission and virulence of parasites in wild populations of animals...
  3. pmc Elevated frequency of cataracts in birds from chernobyl
    Timothy Alexander Mousseau
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e66939. 2013
    ..Therefore, we would expect cataracts to be associated with reduced fitness in free-living animals...
  4. doi request reprint High frequency of albinism and tumours in free-living birds around Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France Electronic address
    Mutat Res 757:52-9. 2013
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  5. pmc Low-dose radiation, scientific scrutiny, and requirements for demonstrating effects
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    BMC Biol 11:92. 2013
    ..These exchanges highlight the role of scrutiny in studies with potential effects on humans, but also raise questions about minimum requirements for demonstrating biological effects. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Host-parasite relationship between colonial terns and bacteria is modified by a mutualism with a plant with antibacterial defenses
    Anders Pape Møller
    Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 173:169-78. 2013
    ..maritima and its antimicrobial properties to improve their reproductive success, while sandwich terns and A. maritima are involved in a mutualistic interaction. ..
  7. doi request reprint Biological consequences of global change for birds
    Anders Pape Møller
    Department of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution, University Paris South, Orsay Cedex, France
    Integr Zool 8:136-44. 2013
    ..Finally, I review interactions between different components of global change...
  8. doi request reprint Risk-taking and the evolution of mechanisms for rapid escape from predators
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 26:1143-50. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint The effects of natural variation in background radioactivity on humans, animals and other organisms
    Anders P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 88:226-54. 2013
    ..Crucially, however, these studies are few and scattered, suggesting that a concerted effort to address this lack of research should be made...
  10. doi request reprint Ecosystems effects 25 years after Chernobyl: pollinators, fruit set and recruitment
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 170:1155-65. 2012
    ..The patterns at the level of trees were replicated at the level of villages across the study site. This study provides the first large-scale study of the effects of a suppressed pollinator community on ecosystem functioning...
  11. doi request reprint High urban population density of birds reflects their timing of urbanization
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 170:867-75. 2012
    ..These results suggest that successful invasion of urban habitats was associated with gradual adaptation to these habitats as shown by a significant increase in population density in urban habitats over time...
  12. doi request reprint Goshawk prey have more bacteria than non-prey
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    J Anim Ecol 81:403-10. 2012
    ..5. These findings suggest a previously unknown contribution of bacteria to risk of predation, with important implications for behaviour, population ecology and community ecology...
  13. pmc Elevated mortality among birds in Chernobyl as judged from skewed age and sex ratios
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 7:e35223. 2012
    ..Because females may suffer disproportionately from the effects of radiation on survival due to differences in sex roles during reproduction, radiation-induced mortality may result in male-skewed adult sex ratios...
  14. doi request reprint Abundance of birds in Fukushima as judged from Chernobyl
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    Environ Pollut 164:36-9. 2012
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  15. pmc Geographic distribution of suitable hosts explains the evolution of specialized gentes in the European cuckoo Cuculus canorus
    Juan J Soler
    Departamento de Ecología Funcional y Evolutiva, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas CSIC, General Segura 1, Almería E 04001, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 9:88. 2009
    ..e. gentes) and mean and coefficient of variation in population density estimated for 12 different European regions...
  16. doi request reprint Migratory divides and their consequences for dispersal, population size and parasite-host interactions
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Bâtiment, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 24:1744-55. 2011
    ..They also suggest that migratory divides may play a role in local adaptation in host-parasite interactions...
  17. doi request reprint A behavioral ecology approach to traffic accidents: interspecific variation in causes of traffic casualties among birds
    Anders Pape Møller
    Department of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution, University of Paris South, Orsay Cedex, France
    Dongwuxue Yanjiu 32:115-27. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that a range of different factors indicative of risk-taking behavior, visual acuity and health status cause certain bird species to be susceptible to casualties due to cars...
  18. pmc Chernobyl birds have smaller brains
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e16862. 2011
    ..Alternatively, associations between psychological effects and radiation have been attributed to post-traumatic stress in humans...
  19. doi request reprint Isolation by time and habitat and coexistence of distinct host races of the common cuckoo
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 24:676-84. 2011
    ..These findings are consistent with cuckoo host races being isolated by timing of breeding and habitat...
  20. ncbi request reprint Spatial heterogeneity in distribution and ecology of Western Palearctic birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Bâtiment 362 F 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Ecology 91:2769-82. 2010
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  21. pmc Rapid change in host use of the common cuckoo Cuculus canorus linked to climate change
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Proc Biol Sci 278:733-8. 2011
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that climate change affects the relative abundance of different host races of the common cuckoo...
  22. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of parasite virulence in nestling birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, F 91405 Orsay cedex, France
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 84:567-88. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that parasite-induced nestling mortality in birds is mainly determined by geographical location and to a smaller extent nest site and prevalence...
  23. doi request reprint Basal metabolic rate and risk-taking behaviour in birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 22:2420-9. 2009
    ..These results imply that BMR is positively related to risk-taking behaviour, and that predation constitutes a neglected factor in the evolution of BMR...
  24. doi request reprint Levels of antioxidants in rural and urban birds and their consequences
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 163:35-45. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Ectoparasites, uropygial glands and hatching success in birds
    Anders Pape Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Batiment 362, 91405, Orsay Cedex, France
    Oecologia 163:303-11. 2010
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that the uropygial gland functions to manage the community of microorganisms, and that certain taxa of chewing lice have diverged as a consequence of these defenses...
  26. doi request reprint Why birds eat colourful grit: colour preferences revealed by the colour of gizzard stones
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 23:509-17. 2010
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  27. doi request reprint Body temperature and fever in a free-living bird
    Anders Pape Møller
    CNRS UMR, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 156:68-74. 2010
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  28. doi request reprint Climate change affects the duration of the reproductive season in birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Anim Ecol 79:777-84. 2010
    ..Species advancing their breeding date the most also expanded the duration of the breeding season. In contrast, long-distance migration and generation time did not predict change in duration of the breeding season...
  29. doi request reprint Brain size, head size and behaviour of a passerine bird
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud, Bâtiment, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 23:625-35. 2010
    ..These results suggest that brain size is currently under natural and sexual selection, and that micro-evolutionary processes affecting brain size can be studied under field conditions...
  30. doi request reprint Up, up, and away: relative importance of horizontal and vertical escape from predators for survival and senescence
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 23:1689-98. 2010
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  31. doi request reprint Historical mutation rates predict susceptibility to radiation in Chernobyl birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 23:2132-42. 2010
    ..Therefore, species that respond strongly to the impact of radiation from Chernobyl are also the species that in the past have been most susceptible to factors that have caused high substitution rates in mitochondrial DNA...
  32. doi request reprint Viability selection on prey morphology by a generalist predator
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 22:1234-41. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence of selection on different aspects of feather morphology directly related to flight performance and thus escape ability from predators...
  33. doi request reprint Effects of parental radiation exposure on developmental instability in grasshoppers
    D E Beasley
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Evol Biol 25:1149-62. 2012
    ..We suggest more direct measures of fitness and the inclusion of replication in future studies to help further our understanding of the relationship between developmental instability, fitness and environmental stress...
  34. doi request reprint Brain size and the expression of pheomelanin-based colour in birds
    I Galvan
    Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Estacion Biologica de Donana CSIC, Seville, Spain
    J Evol Biol 24:999-1006. 2011
    ..This is the first time that the expression of melanic traits is found to correlate with another phenotypic character across species...
  35. pmc Heritability of arrival date in a migratory bird
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, CNRS UMR 7625, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 268:203-6. 2001
    ..Given the high level of heritability, arrival date could readily respond to selection caused by environmental change...
  36. pmc The evolution of song repertoires and immune defence in birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, CNRS UMR 7625, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Proc Biol Sci 267:165-9. 2000
    ..This finding suggests that host-parasite interactions have played an important role in the evolution of song repertoires in birds...
  37. doi request reprint Testicular melanization has evolved in birds with high mtDNA mutation rates
    I Galvan
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, CNRS UMR 8079, Universite Paris Sud 11, Orsay Cedex, France Taps Old Rectory, Christiansfeld, Denmark
    J Evol Biol 24:988-98. 2011
    ..Whereas future experimental studies should test these hypotheses, our study highlights for the first time that melanization patterns in animals may evolve as a response to historical mutation rates...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sociality, age at first reproduction and senescence: comparative analyses of birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 19:682-9. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the evolution of senescence is related to timing of first reproduction, but that the evolution of breeding sociality has played a negligible role in the evolution of senescence...
  39. ncbi request reprint Parasitism, host immune function, and sexual selection
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, CNRS URA 258, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Q Rev Biol 74:3-20. 1999
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