Barry Sinervo

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Frequency and density-dependent selection on life-history strategies--a field experiment
    Tapio Mappes
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1687. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of pleiotropy vs signaller-receiver gene epistasis in life history trade-offs: dissecting the genomic architecture of organismal design in social systems
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 101:197-211. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Density cycles and an offspring quantity and quality game driven by natural selection
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Nature 406:985-8. 2000
  4. pmc Maturational costs of reproduction due to clutch size and ontogenetic conflict as revealed in the invisible fraction
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:629-38. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Models of density-dependent genic selection and a new rock-paper-scissors social system
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 170:663-80. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic and maternal determinants of effective dispersal: the effect of sire genotype and size at birth in side-blotched lizards
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Am Nat 168:88-99. 2006
  7. pmc Self-recognition, color signals, and cycles of greenbeard mutualism and altruism
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7372-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Morphs, dispersal behavior, genetic similarity, and the evolution of cooperation
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Science 300:1949-51. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlational selection and the evolution of genomic architecture
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 89:329-38. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Runaway social games, genetic cycles driven by alternative male and female strategies, and the origin of morphs
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Genetica 112:417-34. 2001

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Publications34

  1. pmc Frequency and density-dependent selection on life-history strategies--a field experiment
    Tapio Mappes
    Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    PLoS ONE 3:e1687. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, it remains to be determined whether the origin of genetic variance in life-history traits is causally related to density variation (e.g. population cycles)...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of pleiotropy vs signaller-receiver gene epistasis in life history trade-offs: dissecting the genomic architecture of organismal design in social systems
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 101:197-211. 2008
    ..Moreover, analyses of correlational selection and frequency-dependent selection are necessary to study epistatic social system trade-offs, which can be achieved with group-structured versions of Price's (1970) equation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Density cycles and an offspring quantity and quality game driven by natural selection
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Nature 406:985-8. 2000
    ..We confirmed this prediction by seeding field plots with rare and common giant hatchlings. Thus, intrinsic causes of frequency- and density-dependent selection promotes an evolutionary game with two-generation oscillations...
  4. pmc Maturational costs of reproduction due to clutch size and ontogenetic conflict as revealed in the invisible fraction
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 275:629-38. 2008
    ..Such episodes of selection prior to phenotypic expression of the trait will have important consequences for the evolution of reproductive investment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Models of density-dependent genic selection and a new rock-paper-scissors social system
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 170:663-80. 2007
    ..We suggest genic selection coupled to density regulation is widespread and thus fundamental to theories of social system evolution as well as theories of population regulation in diverse animal taxa...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic and maternal determinants of effective dispersal: the effect of sire genotype and size at birth in side-blotched lizards
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Am Nat 168:88-99. 2006
    ..We discuss the adaptive implications of progeny dispersal in the context of male (rock-paper-scissors) and female strategies (r- and K-density cycle) that are associated with color morphs...
  7. pmc Self-recognition, color signals, and cycles of greenbeard mutualism and altruism
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7372-7. 2006
    ..Such cycles provide a mechanism encouraging the origin and stability of true altruism...
  8. ncbi request reprint Morphs, dispersal behavior, genetic similarity, and the evolution of cooperation
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Science 300:1949-51. 2003
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  9. ncbi request reprint Correlational selection and the evolution of genomic architecture
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Heredity (Edinb) 89:329-38. 2002
    ..We discuss the broader evolutionary consequences of the buildup of co-adapted trait complexes within species, such as the implications for speciation processes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Runaway social games, genetic cycles driven by alternative male and female strategies, and the origin of morphs
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Genetica 112:417-34. 2001
    ..Finally, runaway ESS games are discussed in the context of self-reinforcing genetic correlations that build and promote the formation of morphotypic variation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, endurance, and Darwinian fitness: natural and sexual selection on the physiological bases of alternative male behaviors in side-blotched lizards
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Horm Behav 38:222-33. 2000
    ..We discuss natural and sexual selection on physiological and behavioral traits that leads to the evolution of steroid regulation in the context of alternative male strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social causes of correlational selection and the resolution of a heritable throat color polymorphism in a lizard
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Evolution 55:2040-52. 2001
    ..We discuss general conditions for the evolution of self-reinforcing genetic correlations that arise from social selection associated with frequency-dependent sexual and natural selection...
  13. ncbi request reprint The evolution of alternative reproductive strategies: fitness differential, heritability, and genetic correlation between the sexes
    B Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
    J Hered 92:198-205. 2001
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  14. doi request reprint Gonadotropin hormone modulation of testosterone, immune function, performance, and behavioral trade-offs among male morphs of the lizard Uta stansburiana
    Suzanne C Mills
    Department of Earth and Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Am Nat 171:339-57. 2008
    ..Gonadotropins clearly represent an important mechanism maintaining variation in physiological, morphological, and behavioral traits, as well as potentially maintaining the immunosuppression costs of male sexual signals...
  15. doi request reprint Erosion of lizard diversity by climate change and altered thermal niches
    Barry Sinervo
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Science 328:894-9. 2010
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  16. pmc Direct fitness correlates and thermal consequences of facultative aggregation in a desert lizard
    Alison R Davis Rabosky
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40866. 2012
    ..The temperature dependence of aggregation in this and other taxa suggests that environmental variation may be a powerful but underappreciated force in the rapid transition between social and solitary behavior...
  17. pmc Convergent evolution of kin-based sociality in a lizard
    Alison R Davis
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1507-14. 2011
    ..We suggest that kin-based sociality in this and other lizards may be a by-product of viviparity, which can promote delayed juvenile dispersal by allowing prolonged interaction between a neonate and its mother...
  18. doi request reprint Maternal adjustment of egg size organizes alternative escape behaviors, promoting adaptive phenotypic integration
    Lesley T Lancaster
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 64:1607-21. 2010
    ..Furthermore, our results provide insight into the role of body shape in organizing (and constraining) evolution of integrated reproductive and antipredator strategies...
  19. pmc Selective loss of polymorphic mating types is associated with rapid phenotypic evolution during morphic speciation
    Ammon Corl
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, EMS A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:4254-9. 2010
    ..Polymorphism loss was associated with accelerated evolution of male size, female size, and sexual dimorphism, which suggests that polymorphism loss can promote rapid divergence among populations and aid species formation...
  20. doi request reprint Alternative mating strategies and the evolution of sexual size dimorphism in the side-blotched lizard, Uta stansburiana: a population-level comparative analysis
    Ammon Corl
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, EMS A316, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 64:79-96. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that changes in mating strategies are associated with phenotypic diversification and multiple evolutionary forces can shape SSD...
  21. ncbi request reprint Within-clutch variation in offspring sex determined by differences in sire body size: cryptic mate choice in the wild
    Ryan Calsbeek
    Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90034, USA
    J Evol Biol 17:464-70. 2004
    ..Our results demonstrate highly refined gender-specific female choice for sperm and indicate that sire body size may signal the quality of sons or daughters that a sire will produce...
  22. pmc Uncoupling direct and indirect components of female choice in the wild
    Ryan Calsbeek
    Institute of the Environment, 1609 Hershey Hall, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1606, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:14897-902. 2002
    ..Females used sperm from large sires to produce sons and sperm from small sires to produce daughters. Differential allocation of resources and progeny sex was adaptive and demonstrates a high degree of female control in the mating system...
  23. ncbi request reprint Social competition, corticosterone and survival in female lizard morphs
    T Comendant
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, USA
    J Evol Biol 16:948-55. 2003
    ..These correlations, in conjunction with previous work in this system, indicate that corticosterone is likely to be an important physiological mechanism regulating female fitness in nature...
  24. ncbi request reprint Heritable body size mediates apparent life-history trade-offs in a simultaneous hermaphrodite
    B L W Miller
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:1554-62. 2007
    ..The mancova reveals physiological trade-offs among the components of fitness that were previously masked by high variation in body size...
  25. ncbi request reprint Condition, genotype-by-environment interaction, and correlational selection in lizard life-history morphs
    E Svensson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Evolution 55:2053-69. 2001
    ..We discuss the use of naturally occurring and conspicuous genetic polymorphisms in field studies of selection and life-history allocation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Field physiology: physiological insights from animals in nature
    Daniel P Costa
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Annu Rev Physiol 66:209-38. 2004
    ..We view this theme as the cornerstone of physiological analysis and supply a number of paradigms on homeostasis that have been tested in the context of field physiology...
  27. ncbi request reprint Female preference for sympatric vs. allopatric male throat color morphs in the mesquite lizard (Sceloporus grammicus) species complex
    Elizabeth Bastiaans
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e93197. 2014
    ..Our findings may help illuminate how behavioral responses to color morph differences between populations with polymorphic sexual signals contribute to reproductive isolation. ..
  28. doi request reprint Why does the yellow-eyed Ensatina have yellow eyes? Batesian mimicry of Pacific newts (genus Taricha) by the salamander Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica
    Shawn R Kuchta
    University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences, Room A316, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Evolution 62:984-90. 2008
    ..These results support the mimicry hypothesis, and we suggest that E. e. xanthoptica is likely a Batesian mimic, rather a Müllerian or quasi-Batesian mimic, of Pacific newts...
  29. pmc Sexual selection and alternative mating behaviours generate demographic stochasticity in small populations
    Ryan Calsbeek
    Department of Biology, Earth and Marine Sciences Building, A316, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:157-64. 2002
    ..This coexistence is facilitated by small population size. Our results have general implications for the evolution of alternative strategies and the maintenance of genetic diversity in small populations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Experimental excursions on adaptive landscapes: density-dependent selection on egg size
    E Svensson
    Department of Biology, Organismal and Population Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz 95064, USA
    Evolution 54:1396-403. 2000
    ..Finally, we discuss the utility of "double-level," simultaneous experimental manipulation of both phenotypic traits that are targets of selection (e.g., egg size) as well the environmental agents of selection (e.g., population density)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlational selection on lay date and life-history traits: experimental manipulations of territory and nest site quality
    Ryan Calsbeek
    Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Evolution 61:1071-83. 2007
    ..Results indicate the influence of environmental variation on correlational selection on life-history traits...
  32. ncbi request reprint Spatial scale and temporal component of selection in side-blotched lizards
    Erik I Svensson
    Department of Ecology, Section for Animal Ecology, Lund University, SE 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Am Nat 163:726-34. 2004
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  33. ncbi request reprint Corticosterone, locomotor performance, and metabolism in side-blotched lizards (Uta stansburiana)
    Donald B Miles
    Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Horm Behav 51:548-54. 2007
    ..Furthermore, stressed lizards are characterized by lower resting metabolic rates, which may serve as strategy to conserve energy stores and enhance survival...
  34. ncbi request reprint Socially mediated speciation
    Michael E Hochberg
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR 5554, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, Universite Montpellier II, 34095 Montpellier, France
    Evolution 57:154-8. 2003
    ..Our theory provides a framework for how individual-level interactions mold lineage diversification, with parapatric speciation as a possible end product...