Leticia Avilés

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Affiliation: University of Arizona
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Precise, highly female-biased sex ratios in a social spider
    L Aviles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1445-9. 2000
  2. pmc Solving the freeloaders paradox: Genetic associations and frequency-dependent selection in the evolution of cooperation among nonrelatives
    Leticia Avilés
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14268-73. 2002
  3. pmc Cooperative capture of large prey solves scaling challenge faced by spider societies
    Eric C Yip
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11818-22. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The proximate determinants of sex ratio in C. elegans populations
    Asher D Cutter
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Genet Res 81:91-102. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Population differences in behaviour are explained by shared within-population trait correlations
    Jonathan N Pruitt
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:748-56. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of prey size and abundance in the geographical distribution of spider sociality
    Kimberly S Powers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:995-1003. 2007

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Publications6

  1. pmc Precise, highly female-biased sex ratios in a social spider
    L Aviles
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1445-9. 2000
    ..The latter finding suggests the existence of mechanisms that allow sorting of the two types of sperm in this spider species...
  2. pmc Solving the freeloaders paradox: Genetic associations and frequency-dependent selection in the evolution of cooperation among nonrelatives
    Leticia Avilés
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14268-73. 2002
    ....
  3. pmc Cooperative capture of large prey solves scaling challenge faced by spider societies
    Eric C Yip
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11818-22. 2008
    ..Our findings thus illustrate the relevance of scaling laws to the size and functioning of levels of organization above the individual...
  4. ncbi request reprint The proximate determinants of sex ratio in C. elegans populations
    Asher D Cutter
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Genet Res 81:91-102. 2003
    ..Finally, we discuss the short-term and long-term factors that are likely to affect sex ratio and breeding system evolution in species like C. elegans...
  5. doi request reprint Population differences in behaviour are explained by shared within-population trait correlations
    Jonathan N Pruitt
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 1610, USA
    J Evol Biol 23:748-56. 2010
    ..That is, population divergence tended to be along the same axes as within-population covariance. Together, these results suggest a lack of evolutionary independence in the syndrome's constituent traits...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of prey size and abundance in the geographical distribution of spider sociality
    Kimberly S Powers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Anim Ecol 76:995-1003. 2007
    ..6. We thus suggest that the availability of large insects may be a critical factor restricting social species to their lowland tropical habitats...