Scott M Boback

Summary

Affiliation: College of Veterinary Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Empirical evidence for an optimal body size in snakes
    Scott M Boback
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 5414, USA
    Evolution 57:345-51. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A test of reproductive power in snakes
    Scott M Boback
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 5414, USA
    Ecology 89:1428-35. 2008

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Empirical evidence for an optimal body size in snakes
    Scott M Boback
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 5414, USA
    Evolution 57:345-51. 2003
    ..We suggest that idiosyncratic features of the natural history of ectotherms allow relatively unconstrained distributions of body size whereas physiological limitations of endotherms constrain distributions of body size to a right skew...
  2. ncbi request reprint A test of reproductive power in snakes
    Scott M Boback
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 5414, USA
    Ecology 89:1428-35. 2008
    ..If the model correctly describes what is possible in snakes, observed size diversity is limited, especially in the largest size classes...