Gregory F Grether

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The evolutionary consequences of interspecific aggression
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1289:48-68. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Environmental change, phenotypic plasticity, and genetic compensation
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am Nat 166:E115-23. 2005
  3. pmc Carotenoid availability affects the development of a colour-based mate preference and the sensory bias to which it is genetically linked
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2181-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Countergradient variation in the sexual coloration of guppies (Poecilia reticulata): drosopterin synthesis balances carotenoid availability
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 59:175-88. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Individual colour patches as multicomponent signals
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 79:583-610. 2004
  6. pmc Sex-specific effects of carotenoid intake on the immunological response to allografts in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, 621 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:45-9. 2004
  7. doi request reprint The neuroecology of competitor recognition
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:807-18. 2011
  8. pmc Carotenoid scarcity, synthetic pteridine pigments and the evolution of sexual coloration in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    G F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1245-53. 2001
  9. doi request reprint The role of interspecific interference competition in character displacement and the evolution of competitor recognition
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 84:617-35. 2009
  10. pmc Interspecific aggression and character displacement of competitor recognition in Hetaerina damselflies
    Christopher N Anderson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 621 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:549-55. 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint The evolutionary consequences of interspecific aggression
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1289:48-68. 2013
    ..We conclude by highlighting promising directions for future research on the evolutionary effects of interspecific aggression...
  2. ncbi request reprint Environmental change, phenotypic plasticity, and genetic compensation
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am Nat 166:E115-23. 2005
    ....
  3. pmc Carotenoid availability affects the development of a colour-based mate preference and the sensory bias to which it is genetically linked
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2181-8. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Countergradient variation in the sexual coloration of guppies (Poecilia reticulata): drosopterin synthesis balances carotenoid availability
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 59:175-88. 2005
    ..The potential for countergradient sexual selection to contribute to reproductive isolation between populations is discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Individual colour patches as multicomponent signals
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 79:583-610. 2004
    ..We offer specific, testable functional hypotheses for the most common pigmentary (carotenoid, pteridine and melanin) and structural components of vertebrate colour patches...
  6. pmc Sex-specific effects of carotenoid intake on the immunological response to allografts in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, 621 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:45-9. 2004
    ..The sex-specificity of carotenoid effects on allograft rejection in guppies provides indirect support for the general hypothesis that males pay an immunological cost for sexual ornamentation...
  7. doi request reprint The neuroecology of competitor recognition
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 51:807-18. 2011
    ..Cues that are gene products (peptides, proteins) may provide insights into rates of evolution. There are many avenues for further research on the important but understudied question of how animals recognize competitors...
  8. pmc Carotenoid scarcity, synthetic pteridine pigments and the evolution of sexual coloration in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    G F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1245-53. 2001
    ..Male guppies appear to use drosopterin pigments in a manner that dilutes, but does not eliminate, the indicator value of carotenoid coloration...
  9. doi request reprint The role of interspecific interference competition in character displacement and the evolution of competitor recognition
    Gregory F Grether
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 84:617-35. 2009
    ..The current state of the evidence for ACD is similar to the state of the evidence for ecological character displacement just 10 years ago. We conclude by offering suggestions for further theoretical and empirical research on ACD...
  10. pmc Interspecific aggression and character displacement of competitor recognition in Hetaerina damselflies
    Christopher N Anderson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 621 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:549-55. 2010
    ..This treatment reduced territorial aggression at multiple sites where H. titia is present, but not at allopatric sites. These results provide strong evidence for agonistic character displacement...
  11. pmc Character displacement in the fighting colours of Hetaerina damselflies
    Christopher N Anderson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 277:3669-75. 2010
    ..titia is numerically dominant. This pattern is consistent with the process of agonistic character displacement, but the ontogenetic basis of the shift remains to be demonstrated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Competitive mimicry: synthesis of a neglected class of mimetic relationships
    Meredith M Rainey
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1606, USA
    Ecology 88:2440-8. 2007
    ..We then identify key directions for the study of competitive mimicry...
  13. pmc Female mate preference explains countergradient variation in the sexual coloration of guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    Kerry A Deere
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:1684-90. 2012
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first direct evidence for a hypothesized agent of countergradient sexual selection...
  14. pmc Extensive population genetic structure in the giraffe
    David M Brown
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, USA
    BMC Biol 5:57. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary consequences of human disturbance in a rainforest bird species from Central Africa
    Thomas B Smith
    Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, University of California Los Angeles, 619 Charles Young Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:58-71. 2008
    ..Results suggest that anthropogenic habitat changes may have evolutionary consequences, with implications for conservation and restoration...
  16. doi request reprint The evolution of species recognition in competitive and mating contexts: the relative efficacy of alternative mechanisms of character displacement
    Kenichi W Okamoto
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 621 Charles E Young Drive South, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:670-8. 2013
    ..Therefore, the key empirical issue is whether the same or different traits are used for mate recognition and competitor recognition...
  17. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid limitation and mate preference evolution: a test of the indicator hypothesis in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
    G F Grether
    Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1606, USA
    Evolution 54:1712-24. 2000
    ..More studies taking an interpopulation approach to studying mate preference evolution are needed before the explanatory value of the indicator models can be rigorously assessed...
  18. doi request reprint Pronounced reproductive skew in a natural population of green swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri
    Andrey Tatarenkov
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:4522-34. 2008
    ..This study is one of a few exhaustive genetic assessments of joint-sex parentage in a natural fish population, and results are relevant to the operation of sexual selection in this sexually dimorphic, high-fecundity species...
  19. ncbi request reprint Marginal differentiation between the sexual and general carotenoid pigmentation of guppies (Poecilia reticulata) and a possible visual explanation
    Jocelyn Hudon
    Provincial Museum of Alberta, 12845 102 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 0M6, Canada
    Physiol Biochem Zool 76:776-90. 2003
    ..Presumably males absorb/retain more pigments than females. Photoreceptor-based simulations suggest that tunaxanthin provides both greater brightness and chroma than would 4-keto-carotenoids such as astaxanthin...
  20. pmc A possible non-sexual origin of mate preference: are male guppies mimicking fruit?
    F Helen Rodd
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G5
    Proc Biol Sci 269:475-81. 2002
    ..These results support the "sensory-bias" hypothesis for the evolution of mating preferences...