Christer Wiklund

Summary

Affiliation: Stockholm University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Sexual conflict and cooperation in butterfly reproduction: a comparative study of polyandry and female fitness
    C Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1661-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary ecology of generalization: among-year variation in host plant use and offspring survival in a butterfly
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm SE 10691, Sweden
    Ecology 90:3406-17. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Enemy-free space and habitat-specific host specialization in a butterfly
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 157:287-94. 2008
  4. pmc Mating system and the evolution of sex-specific mortality rates in two nymphalid butterflies
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1823-8. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Intraspecific variation in body size and the rate of reproduction in female insects - adaptive allometry or biophysical constraint?
    David Berger
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Anim Ecol 81:1244-58. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Ecological constraints on female fitness in a phytophagous insect
    David Berger
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Am Nat 180:464-80. 2012
  7. pmc Deimatic display in the European swallowtail butterfly as a secondary defence against attacks from great tits
    Martin Olofsson
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e47092. 2012
  8. pmc Marginal eyespots on butterfly wings deflect bird attacks under low light intensities with UV wavelengths
    Martin Olofsson
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 5:e10798. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Novel antagonistic interactions associated with plant polyploidization influence trait selection and habitat preference
    Leena Arvanitis
    Department of Botany, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 13:330-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Host plant preference and performance of the sibling species of butterflies Leptidea sinapis and Leptidea reali: a test of the trade-off hypothesis for food specialisation
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 159:127-37. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Sexual conflict and cooperation in butterfly reproduction: a comparative study of polyandry and female fitness
    C Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1661-7. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary ecology of generalization: among-year variation in host plant use and offspring survival in a butterfly
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm SE 10691, Sweden
    Ecology 90:3406-17. 2009
    ..Hence, our findings are in agreement with the theoretical explanation of ecological generalization above, helping to explain why A. cardamines is a generalist throughout its range with respect to genera within the Cruciferae...
  3. doi request reprint Enemy-free space and habitat-specific host specialization in a butterfly
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 157:287-94. 2008
    ..These results show that larval survivorship on the same host plant species can be strongly habitat-specific, and suggest that enemy-free space is an underlying factor that drives feeding specialization in Papilio machaon...
  4. pmc Mating system and the evolution of sex-specific mortality rates in two nymphalid butterflies
    Christer Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1823-8. 2003
    ..io, whereas male and female lifespans are similar in P. c-album...
  5. doi request reprint Intraspecific variation in body size and the rate of reproduction in female insects - adaptive allometry or biophysical constraint?
    David Berger
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Anim Ecol 81:1244-58. 2012
    ..Conversely, inferences of constraint explanations on reproductive rates must take into consideration that adaptive scenarios may predict similar allometric exponents...
  6. doi request reprint Ecological constraints on female fitness in a phytophagous insect
    David Berger
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Am Nat 180:464-80. 2012
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  7. pmc Deimatic display in the European swallowtail butterfly as a secondary defence against attacks from great tits
    Martin Olofsson
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e47092. 2012
    ..This display appears directed towards predators but whether it is effective in intimidating predators so that they refrain from attacks has never been tested experimentally...
  8. pmc Marginal eyespots on butterfly wings deflect bird attacks under low light intensities with UV wavelengths
    Martin Olofsson
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 5:e10798. 2010
    ..Consequently, prey adaptations that make predators attack less crucial body parts are expected to evolve. Marginal eyespots on butterfly wings have long been thought to have this deflective, but hitherto undemonstrated function...
  9. doi request reprint Novel antagonistic interactions associated with plant polyploidization influence trait selection and habitat preference
    Leena Arvanitis
    Department of Botany, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ecol Lett 13:330-7. 2010
    ..In newly formed plant polyploids, novel interactions may alter habitat preferences and trait selection, and influence the further evolution of cytotypes...
  10. doi request reprint Host plant preference and performance of the sibling species of butterflies Leptidea sinapis and Leptidea reali: a test of the trade-off hypothesis for food specialisation
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 159:127-37. 2009
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  11. pmc Strategic larval decision-making in a bivoltine butterfly
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 169:623-35. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Butterfly seed predation: effects of landscape characteristics, plant ploidy level and population structure
    Leena Arvanitis
    Department of Botany, Stockholm University, Lilla Frescativ 5, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 152:275-85. 2007
    ..This, in turn, may facilitate further divergence of ploidy levels...
  13. pmc Asymmetric life-history decision-making in butterfly larvae
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 165:301-10. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Host-plant-induced larval decision-making in a habitat/host-plant generalist butterfly
    Magne Friberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ecology 91:15-21. 2010
    ..Larval growth rates were similar between and within butterfly species and between host plants. Hence, we conclude that larval pathway decision-making in L. sinapis is an active response mediated by information from their host plants...
  15. pmc Contest outcome in a territorial butterfly: the role of motivation
    Martin Bergman
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3027-33. 2010
    ..This study indicates that variation in resource value and motivational asymmetries are important for settling contests in butterflies...
  16. pmc Residency effects in animal contests
    Darrell J Kemp
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1707-11. 2004
    ..Truly arbitrary contest settlement may be rare or non-existent in the wild...
  17. pmc Mating success of resident versus non-resident males in a territorial butterfly
    Martin Bergman
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1659-65. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the proximate advantage of territory ownership is that light conditions in a large sunspot greatly increase the male's ability to detect and intercept passing receptive females...
  18. pmc Prey survival by predator intimidation: an experimental study of peacock butterfly defence against blue tits
    Adrian Vallin
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1203-7. 2005
    ..The killed peacocks were eaten, indicating that they are not distasteful. Hence, intimidation by bluffing can be an efficient means of defence for an edible prey...
  19. pmc Among-Population Variation in Tolerance to Larval Herbivory by Anthocharis cardamines in the Polyploid Herb Cardamine pratensis
    Malin A E König
    Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e99333. 2014
    ..We suggest that the simultaneous study of tolerance, attack intensity in the field and resistance constitutes a powerful tool to understand how plant strategies to avoid negative effects of herbivore damage evolve. ..
  20. doi request reprint Timing of male sex pheromone biosynthesis in a butterfly - different dynamics under direct or diapause development
    Helena Larsdotter-Mellström
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Chem Ecol 38:584-91. 2012
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  21. pmc Aposematism and crypsis combined as a result of distance dependence: functional versatility of the colour pattern in the swallowtail butterfly larva
    Birgitta S Tullberg
    Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1315-21. 2005
    ..The implications of this result for the evolution of aposematism are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Context-dependent resistance against butterfly herbivory in a polyploid herb
    Malin A E König
    Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University, 106 91, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 174:1265-72. 2014
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  23. pmc Sexual selection and speciation in mammals, butterflies and spiders
    Matthew J G Gage
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:2309-16. 2002
    ..Our results therefore show that speciation occurs independently of sexual selection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Proximate causes of Rensch's rule: does sexual size dimorphism in arthropods result from sex differences in development time?
    Wolf U Blanckenhorn
    Zoologisches Museum, Universitat Zurich Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am Nat 169:245-57. 2007
    ..We discuss three potential explanations for this pattern based on life-history trade-offs and sexual selection...
  25. ncbi request reprint Male sex pheromone release and female mate choice in a butterfly
    Johan Andersson
    KTH, School of Chemistry and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Ecological Chemistry Group, SE 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 210:964-70. 2007
    ..Hence, these behavioral and electrophysiological tests provide strong evidence that citral is a signal from the male directed to the female during courtship, and that it functions as a male sex pheromone...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antiaphrodisiacs in pierid butterflies: a theme with variation!
    Johan Andersson
    Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Group of Ecological Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, SE 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Chem Ecol 29:1489-99. 2003
    ..rapae, males are fragrant but transfer a volatile antiaphrodisiac to females that is completely different from the male odor, whereas in P. brassicae the antiaphrodisiac transferred by male to female is identical with male odor...
  27. pmc Sexual conflict and anti-aphrodisiac titre in a polyandrous butterfly: male ejaculate tailoring and absence of female control
    Johan Andersson
    Department of Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Group of Ecological Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, SE 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1765-70. 2004
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