J B Losos

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary implications of phenotypic plasticity in the hindlimb of the lizard Anolis sagrei
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Evolution 54:301-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of an evolutionary species-area relationship
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 408:847-50. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies of adaptive differentiation in Bahamian Anolis lizards
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Genetica 112:399-415. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 432:505-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of immersion in seawater on egg survival in the lizard Anolis sagrei
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Campus Box 1137, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Oecologia 137:360-2. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Out of Cuba: overwater dispersal and speciation among lizards in the Anolis carolinensis subgroup
    Richard E Glor
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:2419-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential admixture shapes morphological variation among invasive populations of the lizard Anolis sagrei
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:1579-91. 2007
  8. pmc Admixture determines genetic diversity and population differentiation in the biological invasion of a lizard species
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Biol Lett 4:434-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between morphology, escape behaviour and microhabitat occupation in the lizard clade Liolaemus (Iguanidae: Tropidurinae: Liolaemini)
    J A Schulte
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Evol Biol 17:408-20. 2004
  10. pmc Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards
    Jane Melville
    Department of Natural Sciences, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:557-63. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary implications of phenotypic plasticity in the hindlimb of the lizard Anolis sagrei
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Evolution 54:301-5. 2000
    ..Nonetheless, this plasticity potentially could have played an important role in the early stages of the Caribbean anole radiation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of an evolutionary species-area relationship
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 408:847-50. 2000
    ..Although Anolis lizards have been present on large Caribbean islands for over 30 million years, there are indications that the current number of species still falls below the speciation-extinction equilibrium...
  3. ncbi request reprint Experimental studies of adaptive differentiation in Bahamian Anolis lizards
    J B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Genetica 112:399-415. 2001
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  4. ncbi request reprint Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 432:505-8. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of immersion in seawater on egg survival in the lizard Anolis sagrei
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Campus Box 1137, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Oecologia 137:360-2. 2003
    ..Hatching success and incubation time did not differ among the three treatments. These findings help explain the persistence of anole populations on small islands vulnerable to hurricanes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Out of Cuba: overwater dispersal and speciation among lizards in the Anolis carolinensis subgroup
    Richard E Glor
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 14:2419-32. 2005
    ..Finally, our results suggest that large Greater Antillean islands serve as centres of origin for regional species diversity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differential admixture shapes morphological variation among invasive populations of the lizard Anolis sagrei
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:1579-91. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Admixture determines genetic diversity and population differentiation in the biological invasion of a lizard species
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Biol Lett 4:434-7. 2008
    ..If adaptive genetic variation is similarly restructured, then the ability of invasive species to adapt to new conditions may be enhanced...
  9. ncbi request reprint The relationship between morphology, escape behaviour and microhabitat occupation in the lizard clade Liolaemus (Iguanidae: Tropidurinae: Liolaemini)
    J A Schulte
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Evol Biol 17:408-20. 2004
    ..Understanding differences in patterns of ecomorphological relationships among clades is an important component for studying adaptive diversification...
  10. pmc Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards
    Jane Melville
    Department of Natural Sciences, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:557-63. 2006
    ..This result indicates that in these desert lizards, deterministic adaptive evolution shapes community patterns and overrides the historical contingencies unique to particular lineages...
  11. doi request reprint Multiple sources, admixture, and genetic variation in introduced anolis lizard populations
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:1612-25. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Rapid temporal reversal in predator-driven natural selection
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 USA
    Science 314:1111. 2006
    ..Our experimental studies on 12 islets confirmed these predictions within a single generation, thus demonstrating the rapidity with which evolutionary forces can change during times of environmental flux...
  13. ncbi request reprint A developmental staging series for the lizard genus Anolis: a new system for the integration of evolution, development, and ecology
    Thomas J Sanger
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Morphol 269:129-37. 2008
    ..We present a developmental staging series for Anolis lizards that can act as a baseline for later comparative and experimental studies within this genus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Shared and unique features of diversification in Greater Antillean Anolis ecomorphs
    R Brian Langerhans
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Evolution 60:362-9. 2006
    ..Quantifying the relative importance of shared and unique responses to similar selective regimes provides a more complete understanding of phenotypic diversification, even in this much-studied system...
  15. ncbi request reprint Niche lability in the evolution of a Caribbean lizard community
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 424:542-5. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation increases during biological invasion by a Cuban lizard
    Jason J Kolbe
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130 4899, USA
    Nature 431:177-81. 2004
    ..If these costs are to be mitigated, a greater understanding of the causes, progression and consequences of biological invasions is needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Convergence and the multidimensional niche
    Luke J Harmon
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Evolution 59:409-21. 2005
    ..This suggests that the habitat specialist niches into which these anoles have evolved are multidimensional, involving several distinct and independent aspects of morphology...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tempo and mode of evolutionary radiation in iguanian lizards
    Luke J Harmon
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Science 301:961-4. 2003
    ..This inverse relationship between timing of diversification and morphological disparity within subclades may be a general feature that transcends the historically contingent properties of different evolutionary radiations...
  19. pmc Partial island submergence and speciation in an adaptive radiation: a multilocus analysis of the Cuban green anoles
    Richard E Glor
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2257-65. 2004
    ..Allopatric speciation initiated during partial island submergence may play an important role in speciation during the adaptive radiation of Anolis lizards...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary diversification of clades of squamate reptiles
    R E Ricklefs
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, MO 63121 4499, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:1751-62. 2007
    ..The evidence for both groups suggests that clade size has achieved long-term equilibrium, suggesting negative feedback of species richness on the rate of diversification...
  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetic perspective on evolution of lizards of the Anolis grahami series
    Todd R Jackman
    Department of Biology, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085, USA
    J Exp Zool 294:1-16. 2002
    ..Divergence among haplotypes within A. garmani is substantially lower (approximately 3% sequence difference), and phylogeographic patterns are significantly different from those observed in A. grahami, A. lineatopus and A. opalinus...
  22. ncbi request reprint Lack of convergence in aquatic Anolis lizards
    Manuel Leal
    Department of Biology, Union College, Schenectady, New York 12308, USA
    Evolution 56:785-91. 2002
    ..Comparative data from other taxa would help enlighten the question of why the extent of convergence is so great in some lineages and not in others...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of intraspecific sample size on type I and type II error rates in comparative studies
    Luke J Harmon
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Evolution 59:2705-10. 2005
    ..If within-species variance is particularly large and intraspecific sample sizes small, then either larger sample sizes or comparative methods that account for measurement error are necessary...
  24. pmc Variable ecological effects of hurricanes: the importance of seasonal timing for survival of lizards on Bahamian islands
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:177-81. 2004
    ..We suggest that, in addition to severity, the timing of a hurricane as it coincides with reproductive scheduling or other phenological aspects may determine the magnitude of its effect on a variety of organisms...
  25. ncbi request reprint Island biogeography of populations: an introduced species transforms survival patterns
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 310:1807-9. 2005
    ..Thus, species introduction radically changed a resident species' relation of survival to a key island-biogeographical variable...
  26. ncbi request reprint A phylogenetic test for adaptive convergence in rock-dwelling lizards
    Liam J Revell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 61:2898-912. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism and adaptive radiation in Anolis lizards
    Marguerite A Butler
    Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2538 McCarthy Mall, Edmonson 152, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, USA
    Nature 447:202-5. 2007
    ..Conversely, if sexual dimorphism and interspecific divergence are alternative means of ecological diversification, then the degree of sexual dimorphism may be negatively related to the extent of adaptive radiation...
  28. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of the niche in lizards of the Anolis sagrei group
    Jason H Knouft
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and University of Colorado Museum, UCB 265, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Ecology 87:S29-38. 2006
    ..Comparisons also revealed a specialist-generalist sister species pair in which the niche of one species is nested within, and much narrower than, the niche of another closely related species...
  29. doi request reprint Phylogenetic niche conservatism, phylogenetic signal and the relationship between phylogenetic relatedness and ecological similarity among species
    Jonathan B Losos
    Museum of Comparative Zoology and Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:995-1003. 2008
    ..Consequently, ecologists should not assume that phylogenetic niche conservatism exists, but rather should empirically examine the extent to which it occurs...