C Tristan Stayton

Summary

Affiliation: Bucknell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is convergence surprising? An examination of the frequency of convergence in simulated datasets
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    J Theor Biol 252:1-14. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Terrestrial feeding in aquatic turtles: environment-dependent feeding behavior modulation and the evolution of terrestrial feeding in Emydidae
    Charles Tristan Stayton
    Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:4083-91. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Testing hypotheses of convergence with multivariate data: morphological and functional convergence among herbivorous lizards
    C Tristan Stayton
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Culver 402, 1025 East 57th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 60:824-41. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Application of thin-plate spline transformations to finite element models, or, how to turn a bog turtle into a spotted turtle to analyze both
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837, USA
    Evolution 63:1348-55. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanics on the half shell: functional performance influences patterns of morphological variation in the emydid turtle carapace
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Zoology (Jena) 114:213-23. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Morphological evolution of the lizard skull: a geometric morphometrics survey
    C Tristan Stayton
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 263:47-59. 2005

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Is convergence surprising? An examination of the frequency of convergence in simulated datasets
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    J Theor Biol 252:1-14. 2008
    ..Given that high levels of convergence can be produced simply by random evolution, no explanation may be necessary for instances of convergence discovered in an evolutionary investigation...
  2. doi request reprint Terrestrial feeding in aquatic turtles: environment-dependent feeding behavior modulation and the evolution of terrestrial feeding in Emydidae
    Charles Tristan Stayton
    Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:4083-91. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint Testing hypotheses of convergence with multivariate data: morphological and functional convergence among herbivorous lizards
    C Tristan Stayton
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Culver 402, 1025 East 57th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Evolution 60:824-41. 2006
    ..These results illustrate the desirability of quantitative methods, informed by phylogenetic information, in the study of convergence...
  4. doi request reprint Application of thin-plate spline transformations to finite element models, or, how to turn a bog turtle into a spotted turtle to analyze both
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837, USA
    Evolution 63:1348-55. 2009
    ..General guidelines, cautions, and possibilities for this procedure are also presented...
  5. doi request reprint Biomechanics on the half shell: functional performance influences patterns of morphological variation in the emydid turtle carapace
    C Tristan Stayton
    Department of Biology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    Zoology (Jena) 114:213-23. 2011
    ..The techniques employed in this study, including the modeling of theoretical shapes to assess performance in unoccupied areas of morphospace, suggest a framework for future studies of morphological variation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Morphological evolution of the lizard skull: a geometric morphometrics survey
    C Tristan Stayton
    Committee on Evolutionary Biology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Morphol 263:47-59. 2005
    ..Evolutionary patterns in skull metrics, taken with functional landmarks, allow testing of trends and the development of new hypotheses concerning both shape and biomechanics...