A P Møller

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Country: France

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint How important are direct fitness benefits of sexual selection?
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Evolutive Parasitaire, CNRS FRE 2365, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, 75252 Paris, France
    Naturwissenschaften 88:401-15. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Albinism and phenotype of barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Evolutive Parasitaire, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Formation en Recherche de la Evolution 2365, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Case, Paris, France
    Evolution 55:2097-104. 2001
  6. pmc Elevated frequency of abnormalities in barn swallows from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai Street Bernard, Case 237, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Biol Lett 3:414-7. 2007
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Chernobyl as a population sink for barn swallows: tracking dispersal using stable-isotope profiles
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Ecol Appl 16:1696-705. 2006

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Publications44

  1. 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
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint How important are direct fitness benefits of sexual selection?
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Evolutive Parasitaire, CNRS FRE 2365, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, 75252 Paris, France
    Naturwissenschaften 88:401-15. 2001
    ..Our analysis also shows that male sexual advertisements do not always reliably signal direct fitness benefits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Albinism and phenotype of barn swallows (Hirundo rustica) from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Evolutive Parasitaire, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Formation en Recherche de la Evolution 2365, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Case, Paris, France
    Evolution 55:2097-104. 2001
    ..Because partial albinism is disfavored by natural selection, the effects of mutations are deleterious, giving rise to a balance between mutation and selection...
  6. pmc Elevated frequency of abnormalities in barn swallows from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai Street Bernard, Case 237, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Biol Lett 3:414-7. 2007
    ..The most parsimonious hypothesis for abnormalities in animal and human populations alike is that the effects are caused by the same underlying cause, viz. radiation derived from the Chernobyl accident...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chernobyl as a population sink for barn swallows: tracking dispersal using stable-isotope profiles
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Ecol Appl 16:1696-705. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that stable-isotope measurements can provide information about population processes following environmental perturbations...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Quantitative genetics of migration syndromes: a study of two barn swallow populations
    C Teplitsky
    Département Ecologie et Gestion de la Biodiversité UMR MNHN CNRS 7204, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 24:2025-39. 2011
    ..This results in a decreased rate of adaptation, not because of constraints on arrival date, but constraints on delay before breeding, that is, a trait that can be equally important in the context of climate change...
  14. doi request reprint Senescent sperm performance in old male birds
    A P Møller
    CNRS, UMR 7103, Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 22:334-44. 2009
    ..These results provide evidence of declining sperm performance for important reproductive variables not only with age, but also with the sperm of old males performing differentially better in female medium than young males...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. 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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  19. ncbi request reprint Covariation between brain size and immunity in birds: implications for brain size evolution
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex 05, France
    J Evol Biol 18:223-37. 2005
    ..In contrast, liver and heart size or sexual size dimorphism in size did not covary with immune defence. Thus, species in which males have relatively large brains also have relatively large immune defence organs...
  20. ncbi request reprint An analysis of pre- and post-hatching maternal effects mediated by carotenoids in the blue tit
    C Biard
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 20:326-39. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint An analysis of continent-wide patterns of sexual selection in a passerine bird
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Evolution 60:856-68. 2006
    ..In addition, geographical patterns of phenotypic selection predict current patterns of phenotypic variation among populations, suggesting that consistent patterns of selection have been present for considerable amounts of time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rapid evolutionary change in a secondary sexual character linked to climatic change
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 18:481-95. 2005
    ..These findings provide evidence of rapid micro-evolutionary change in a secondary sexual character during a very short time period, which is associated with a rapid change in environmental conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Senescence in relation to latitude and migration in birds
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 20:750-7. 2007
    ..These findings were robust to control for potentially confounding effects of body mass, age of first reproduction and phenotypic similarity among species because of common descent...
  24. 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
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Coevolutionary arms races: increased host immune defense promotes specialization by avian fleas
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex 05, France
    J Evol Biol 18:46-59. 2005
    ..Therefore, parasite specialization may have evolved in response to strong host defenses...
  26. doi request reprint Relative longevity and field metabolic rate in birds
    A P Møller
    CNRS, UMR 7103, Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 21:1379-86. 2008
    ..Therefore, species of birds with high metabolic rates senesce more slowly than species with low metabolic rates...
  27. doi request reprint Impaired swimming behaviour and morphology of sperm from barn swallows Hirundo rustica in Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, Paris Cedex 05, France
    Mutat Res 650:210-6. 2008
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that sperm behaviour and morphology have been affected by radiation due to the Chernobyl accident...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rapidly advancing laying date in a seabird and the changing advantage of early reproduction
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    J Anim Ecol 75:657-65. 2006
    ..7. Analyses of bird ringing information for millions of offspring of hundreds of bird species deposited in national ringing schemes may provide unlimited access to long-term time series of reproductive variables...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mutation and sexual selection: a test using barn swallows from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Evolution 57:2139-46. 2003
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that traits most important for sexual selection are particularly susceptible to the effects of deleterious mutations...
  30. 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...
  31. pmc Birds prefer to breed in sites with low radioactivity in Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1443-8. 2007
    ..We suggest that individual body condition rather than secondary effects of radiation on resource abundance account for the effects on nest box use and hatching success...
  32. ncbi request reprint Agriculture, fertilizers and life history of a coastal seabird
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    J Anim Ecol 76:515-25. 2007
    ..7. These findings provide evidence of fertilizer use in agriculture having significant indirect effects on timing of reproduction, clutch size, recruitment and longevity of a seabird...
  33. doi request reprint Condition-dependent genetic benefits of extrapair fertilization in female blue tits Cyanistes caeruleus
    A N Dreiss
    Laboratoire Fonctionnement et Evolution des Systemes Ecologiques, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 21:1814-22. 2008
    ..Lean females obtained extrapair fertilizations when their social mate was genetically similar, thereby producing more heterozygous extrapair chicks. Our results suggest that mating patterns may be condition-dependent...
  34. pmc Sexual selection, germline mutation rate and sperm competition
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Bat, A, 7eme etage, 7 quai St, Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    BMC Evol Biol 3:6. 2003
    ..M Petrie has independently developed the idea that mutator alleles may account for the maintenance of genetic variation in viability despite strong directional selection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Parasitism, host immune defence and dispersal
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 17:603-12. 2004
    ..This relationship held even when controlling for similarity among species because of common ancestry. Therefore, T-cell-mediated immunity is an important predictor of evolutionary changes in dispersal ability among common European birds...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. pmc Antioxidants, radiation and mutation as revealed by sperm abnormality in barn swallows from Chernobyl
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Batiment A, 7eme etage, 7 quai Saint Bernard, Case 237, F 75252 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Proc Biol Sci 272:247-53. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Host ecology and life-history traits associated with blood parasite species richness in birds
    E Arriero
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS, UMR 7103, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 21:1504-13. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the impact on host fitness caused by avian haematozoa may be underestimated in natural populations if the exacerbated virulence associated with exposure to multiple parasites is not taken into account...
  40. ncbi request reprint Genetic similarity, breeding distribution range and sexual selection
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex, France
    J Evol Biol 21:213-25. 2008
    ..These results suggest that breeding distribution range, population size and intensity of sexual selection are important predictors of levels of genetic variability in extant populations...
  41. doi request reprint Why men have shorter lives than women: effects of resource availability, infectious disease, and senescence
    A P Møller
    CNRS, UMR 7103, Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris Cedex 05, France
    Am J Hum Biol 21:357-64. 2009
    ..In contrast, there was only a marginal effect of average household income. Thus, there was evidence of increased competition for resources contributing to increased sex differences in longevity within a single nation...
  42. 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...
  43. 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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  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in infestation with a directly transmitted ectoparasite
    A P Møller
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie Evolutive, CNRS UMR 7103, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    J Evol Biol 17:41-7. 2004
    ..This provides evidence for the abundance of directly transmitted parasites having an additive genetic component. We found no evidence of common environment effects as parents did not resemble each other with respect to lice abundance...