Andrew D Higginson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Glasgow
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Optimal defensive coloration strategies during the growth period of prey
    Andrew D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:53-67. 2010
  2. pmc Environmental heterogeneity, genotype-by-environment interactions and the reliability of sexual traits as indicators of mate quality
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1153-9. 2009
  3. doi Dynamic state-dependent modelling predicts optimal usage patterns of responsive defences
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Oecologia 160:399-410. 2009
  4. doi The impact of flower-dwelling predators on host plant reproductive success
    Andrew D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Oecologia 164:411-21. 2010
  5. ncbi Adaptive changes in size and age at metamorphosis can qualitatively vary with predator type and available defenses
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G128QQ, United Kingdom
    Ecology 91:2756-68. 2010
  6. doi Growth and reproductive costs of larval defence in the aposematic lepidopteran Pieris brassicae
    Andrew D Higginson
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Anim Ecol 80:384-92. 2011

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi Optimal defensive coloration strategies during the growth period of prey
    Andrew D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, United Kingdom
    Evolution 64:53-67. 2010
    ..Our results provide explanations for several widespread antipredator coloration phenomena in prey animals, and provide a comprehensive predictive framework for the types of coloration strategies that are employed in nature...
  2. pmc Environmental heterogeneity, genotype-by-environment interactions and the reliability of sexual traits as indicators of mate quality
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:1153-9. 2009
    ..Our model highlights the importance of developmental selection in evolution of traits and allows us to predict the situations in which sexual displays might not be reliable indicators of genetic quality...
  3. doi Dynamic state-dependent modelling predicts optimal usage patterns of responsive defences
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    Oecologia 160:399-410. 2009
    ..Our work provides the first predictive theory of the adaptive use of responsive defences across taxa...
  4. doi The impact of flower-dwelling predators on host plant reproductive success
    Andrew D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
    Oecologia 164:411-21. 2010
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  5. ncbi Adaptive changes in size and age at metamorphosis can qualitatively vary with predator type and available defenses
    A D Higginson
    Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G128QQ, United Kingdom
    Ecology 91:2756-68. 2010
    ..Our predictions lead to insights about the feedback effects of antipredator responses on growth and subsequent implications for life history...
  6. doi Growth and reproductive costs of larval defence in the aposematic lepidopteran Pieris brassicae
    Andrew D Higginson
    Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
    J Anim Ecol 80:384-92. 2011
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