David F Westneat

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of current sexual selection on sexually dimorphic traits in a bird with high variance in mating success
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Am Nat 167:e171-89. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Evolution in response to social selection: the importance of interactive effects of traits on fitness
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Evolution 66:890-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cell-mediated immunity in nestling house sparrows
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Oecologia 141:17-23. 2004
  4. pmc Sexual conflict as a partitioning of selection
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Biol Lett 5:675-7. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Complex interactions among temporal variables affect the plasticity of clutch size in a multi-brooded bird
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology, Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, 101 Morgan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0225, USA
    Ecology 90:1162-74. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Individual variation in parental care reaction norms: integration of personality and plasticity
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Am Nat 178:652-67. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Heterozygosity predicts clutch and egg size but not plasticity in a house sparrow population with no evidence of inbreeding
    Daniel P Wetzel
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:406-20. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Heterozygosity and extra-pair paternity: biased tests result from the use of shared markers
    Daniel P Wetzel
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:2010-21. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Tests of spatial and temporal factors influencing extra-pair paternity in red-winged blackbirds
    David F Westneat
    Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, Department of Biology, 101 Morgan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:2155-67. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of current sexual selection on sexually dimorphic traits in a bird with high variance in mating success
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506, USA
    Am Nat 167:e171-89. 2006
    ..The possible explanations for why add complexity to our understanding of how sexual selection operates...
  2. doi request reprint Evolution in response to social selection: the importance of interactive effects of traits on fitness
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Evolution 66:890-5. 2012
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  3. ncbi request reprint Correlates of cell-mediated immunity in nestling house sparrows
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Oecologia 141:17-23. 2004
    ..The approach used and the results obtained offer some new ideas for incorporating immune responses into life history theory...
  4. pmc Sexual conflict as a partitioning of selection
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Biol Lett 5:675-7. 2009
    ..Use of selection theory resolves some terminological confusion, provides operational measures of conflict and generates a conceptual tool for parsing the causes and consequences of conflict in complex systems of male-female interactions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complex interactions among temporal variables affect the plasticity of clutch size in a multi-brooded bird
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology, Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, 101 Morgan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 0225, USA
    Ecology 90:1162-74. 2009
    ..We assess the possible mechanisms producing this reaction norm and discuss their implications for understanding complex plasticity...
  6. doi request reprint Individual variation in parental care reaction norms: integration of personality and plasticity
    David F Westneat
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    Am Nat 178:652-67. 2011
    ..Explicit use of the behavioral reaction norm integrated personality and plasticity, revealed that these are not opposing concepts, and stimulated new hypotheses about sexual conflict over care and provisioning as a life-history trait...
  7. doi request reprint Heterozygosity predicts clutch and egg size but not plasticity in a house sparrow population with no evidence of inbreeding
    Daniel P Wetzel
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, 101 Morgan Building, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:406-20. 2012
    ..The existence of heterozygosity-fitness correlations in a population with considerable phenotypic plasticity and little inbreeding implies that the effects of heterozygosity may be more significant than previously thought...
  8. doi request reprint Heterozygosity and extra-pair paternity: biased tests result from the use of shared markers
    Daniel P Wetzel
    Department of Biology and Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 18:2010-21. 2009
    ..We suggest that further studies of heterozygosity and extra-pair paternity are important and likely to be informative, but our recommendations should be incorporated by researchers to improve the reliability of their conclusions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tests of spatial and temporal factors influencing extra-pair paternity in red-winged blackbirds
    David F Westneat
    Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, Department of Biology, 101 Morgan Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0225, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:2155-67. 2005
    ..The high variability in who gained and lost paternity, and the limited impact of spatial and temporal factors influencing it, have some interesting implications for theories seeking to explain mating patterns...