Martijn Egas

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Affiliation: University of Amsterdam
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint On the evolution of cytoplasmic incompatibility in haplodiploid species
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 56:1101-9. 2002
  2. pmc The economics of altruistic punishment and the maintenance of cooperation
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 275:871-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Pheromone-induced priming of a defensive response in Western flower thrips
    Paulien J A de Bruijn
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 32:1599-603. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of specialization and ecological character displacement of herbivores along a gradient of plant quality
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 94084, 1090 GB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 59:507-20. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution restricts the coexistence of specialists and generalists: the role of trade-off structure
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94084, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 163:518-31. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Adaptive learning in arthropods: spider mites learn to distinguish food quality
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 94084, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 30:233-47. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Diapause incidence in the two-spotted spider mite increases due to predator presence, not due to selective predation
    Annemarie Kroon
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 320, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 35:73-81. 2005
  8. doi request reprint "Sleeping with the enemy"--predator-induced diapause in a mite
    Annemarie Kroon
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94084, 1090 GB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Naturwissenschaften 95:1195-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The maintenance of genetic variation for oviposition rate in two-spotted spider mites: inferences from artificial selection
    Nicola S H Tien
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 64:2547-57. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The timescale of phenotypic plasticity and its impact on competition in fluctuating environments
    Maayke Stomp
    Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, 1018 WS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 172:169-85. 2008

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint On the evolution of cytoplasmic incompatibility in haplodiploid species
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 56:1101-9. 2002
    ..Our models offer new perspectives for increasing our understanding of the population and evolutionary dynamics of CI...
  2. pmc The economics of altruistic punishment and the maintenance of cooperation
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 275:871-8. 2008
    ..Uncovering the workings of altruistic punishment as has been done here is important because it helps predicting under which conditions altruistic punishment is expected to maintain cooperation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pheromone-induced priming of a defensive response in Western flower thrips
    Paulien J A de Bruijn
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 32:1599-603. 2006
    ..We conclude that the alarm pheromone increases the vigilance of the thrips, and this may promote its survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evolution of specialization and ecological character displacement of herbivores along a gradient of plant quality
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 94084, 1090 GB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 59:507-20. 2005
    ..Bringing together ecological character displacement and the evolution of specialization in a single model, our study suggests that the foraging behavior of herbivorous arthropods is a key factor promoting specialist radiation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evolution restricts the coexistence of specialists and generalists: the role of trade-off structure
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94084, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 163:518-31. 2004
    ..Our results highlight that trade-offs in fitness-determining traits can have counterintuitive effects on the evolution of specialization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adaptive learning in arthropods: spider mites learn to distinguish food quality
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 94084, 1090 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 30:233-47. 2003
    ..Through its effect on foraging behaviour, adaptive learning may promote the evolution of host plant specialization in herbivorous arthropods...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diapause incidence in the two-spotted spider mite increases due to predator presence, not due to selective predation
    Annemarie Kroon
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 320, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 35:73-81. 2005
    ..Why spider mites benefit from this response, remains an open question...
  8. doi request reprint "Sleeping with the enemy"--predator-induced diapause in a mite
    Annemarie Kroon
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94084, 1090 GB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Naturwissenschaften 95:1195-8. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint The maintenance of genetic variation for oviposition rate in two-spotted spider mites: inferences from artificial selection
    Nicola S H Tien
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evolution 64:2547-57. 2010
    ..Consequently, the standing variation for this trait does not appear to be indicative of its adaptive potential...
  10. doi request reprint The timescale of phenotypic plasticity and its impact on competition in fluctuating environments
    Maayke Stomp
    Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 127, 1018 WS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 172:169-85. 2008
    ..This shows that the timescale of phenotypic plasticity plays a key role during species interactions in fluctuating environments...
  11. pmc Response of predatory mites to a herbivore-induced plant volatile: genetic variation for context-dependent behaviour
    Beata Sznajder
    Department of Population Biology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystems Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, P O Box 94248, 1090 GE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 36:680-8. 2010
    ..Thus, it is possible to select for context-dependent behavioral responses of natural enemies to plant volatiles...
  12. doi request reprint Evolution of nutrient uptake reveals a trade-off in the ecological stoichiometry of plant-herbivore interactions
    Pedro Branco
    Aquatic Microbiology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94248, 1090 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 176:E162-76. 2010
    ..These model predictions show that evolution permits nonequilibrium dynamics in plant-herbivore communities and shed new light on the evolutionary forces that shape the ecological stoichiometry of primary producers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predation risk affects diapause induction in the spider mite Tetranychus urticae
    Annemarie Kroon
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 34:307-14. 2004
    ..Given this diapause induction in response to predation risk, the question arises whether entering diapause helps spider mites to escape from predation and contribute more offspring to the spring generation next year...
  14. pmc Alternative phenotypes of male mating behaviour in the two-spotted spider mite
    Yukie Sato
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 94240, 1090 GE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Appl Acarol 61:31-41. 2013
    ..However, we found no statistical differences between territorial and sneaker males, concerning the length of the first legs, the stylets, the pedipalps or the body. ..
  15. pmc Human cooperation by lethal group competition
    Martijn Egas
    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Section Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, POBox 94248, 1090 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sci Rep 3:1373. 2013
    ..We suggest that some forms of human cooperation are maintained by multi-level selection: reciprocity within groups and lethal competition among groups acting together...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dispersal and the evolution of specialisation in a two-habitat type metapopulation
    Kalle Parvinen
    Department of Mathematics, University of Turku, FIN 20014, Finland
    Theor Popul Biol 66:233-48. 2004
    ..Additional effects, however, occur because in classical metapopulations patch lifetime depends on extinction rate. Counterintuitively, this favours the evolution of specialisation when the trade-off affects r...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intraspecific variation in induction of feeding preference and performance in a herbivorous mite
    Wojciech Magowski
    Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, A Mickiewicz University, Szamarzewskiego 91a, 60 569 Poznan, Poland
    Exp Appl Acarol 29:13-25. 2003
    ..Phenotypically plastic effects underlying induced performance may be a general aspect of induction of preference in herbivorous arthropods, which warrants closer attention to these phenomena...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary predictions should be based on individual-level traits
    Claus Rueffler
    Institute of Biology, Leiden University, Kaiserstraat 63, 2311 GP Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am Nat 168:E148-62. 2006
    ..Finally, we sketch how our viewpoint affects the results of earlier studies...