Olof Leimar

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Affiliation: Stockholm University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Development and evolution of caste dimorphism in honeybees - a modeling approach
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University Stockholm, Sweden Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Wallotstrasse 19, Berlin, Germany
    Ecol Evol 2:3098-109. 2012
  2. doi Limiting similarity, species packing, and the shape of competition kernels
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 339:3-13. 2013
  3. pmc Cooperation for direct fitness benefits
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2619-26. 2010
  4. ncbi Facing the facts
    O Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 19:1403-5; discussion 1426-36. 2006
  5. ncbi Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of environmental sex determination
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 227:561-70. 2004
  6. ncbi The evolution of phenotypic polymorphism: randomized strategies versus evolutionary branching
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am Nat 165:669-81. 2005
  7. ncbi A new perspective on developmental plasticity and the principles of adaptive morph determination
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am Nat 167:367-76. 2006
  8. doi Evolution of phenotypic clusters through competition and local adaptation along an environmental gradient
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 62:807-22. 2008
  9. doi Feature saltation and the evolution of mimicry
    Gabriella Gamberale-Stille
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 66:807-17. 2012
  10. doi Feature theory and the two-step hypothesis of Müllerian mimicry evolution
    Alexandra Catherine Victoria Balogh
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 64:810-22. 2010

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  1. pmc Development and evolution of caste dimorphism in honeybees - a modeling approach
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University Stockholm, Sweden Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin Wallotstrasse 19, Berlin, Germany
    Ecol Evol 2:3098-109. 2012
    ..Based on the mechanisms identified in our analysis, we propose a scenario of the evolutionary history of honeybee development and feeding regimes...
  2. doi Limiting similarity, species packing, and the shape of competition kernels
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 339:3-13. 2013
    ..Here we review and further extend the recent developments and evaluate their importance. ..
  3. pmc Cooperation for direct fitness benefits
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:2619-26. 2010
    ..This balancing is beneficial because it widens considerably the range of phenomena addressed and, crucially, encourages empirical testing of important theoretical alternatives...
  4. ncbi Facing the facts
    O Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Evol Biol 19:1403-5; discussion 1426-36. 2006
  5. ncbi Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of environmental sex determination
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 227:561-70. 2004
    ..We argue that the appearance of genetic variation can be regarded as an alternative outcome when constraints prevent the evolution of a more complex or a randomized strategy...
  6. ncbi The evolution of phenotypic polymorphism: randomized strategies versus evolutionary branching
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am Nat 165:669-81. 2005
    ..I argue that it can be helpful to regard genetic polymorphism as a special case of phenotypic plasticity...
  7. ncbi A new perspective on developmental plasticity and the principles of adaptive morph determination
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am Nat 167:367-76. 2006
    ....
  8. doi Evolution of phenotypic clusters through competition and local adaptation along an environmental gradient
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, SE 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 62:807-22. 2008
    ..Also, we found that Allee effects promote clustering, whereas gene flow can have a counteracting influence. In line with earlier findings, we could demonstrate that phenotypic clustering was favored by gradients of intermediate slope...
  9. doi Feature saltation and the evolution of mimicry
    Gabriella Gamberale-Stille
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 66:807-17. 2012
    ..Because feature-based categorization by predators entails a qualitative distinction between nonmimics and passable mimics, the theory can explain the occurrence of imperfect mimicry...
  10. doi Feature theory and the two-step hypothesis of Müllerian mimicry evolution
    Alexandra Catherine Victoria Balogh
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 64:810-22. 2010
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  11. ncbi Associational effects of plant defences in relation to within- and between-patch food choice by a mammalian herbivore: neighbour contrast susceptibility and defence
    Ulrika Alm Bergvall
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Oecologia 147:253-60. 2006
    ..The neighbour contrast susceptibility was present both for individual and group foraging, but the strength of the effect was somewhat weaker for groups due to weaker within-patch selectivity...
  12. pmc Sexual conflict and cooperation in butterfly reproduction: a comparative study of polyandry and female fitness
    C Wiklund
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1661-7. 2001
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  13. pmc Multi-trait mimicry and the relative salience of individual traits
    Baharan Kazemi
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm 10691, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 282:20152127. 2015
    ..Our results thus support the idea that similar salience of model traits can explain the occurrence of multi-trait mimicry. ..
  14. doi Stimulus salience as an explanation for imperfect mimicry
    Baharan Kazemi
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Curr Biol 24:965-9. 2014
    ..We conclude that difference in salience between components of prey appearance is of major importance in explaining imperfect mimicry...
  15. pmc Müllerian mimicry: an examination of Fisher's theory of gradual evolutionary change
    Alexandra C V Balogh
    Stockholm University, Department of Zoology, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2269-75. 2005
    ..We also examined the factors influencing gradual evolution towards mimicry and found that not only the relative benefits from mimicry but also the mutational schemes of the prey types matter...
  16. pmc Evolution of cooperation through indirect reciprocity
    O Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 268:745-53. 2001
    ..Finally, we discuss general problems with currently popular modelling styles...
  17. pmc Genes as Cues of Relatedness and Social Evolution in Heterogeneous Environments
    Olof Leimar
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Comput Biol 12:e1005006. 2016
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  18. doi Effect of mutation on genetic differentiation among nonequilibrium populations
    Nils Ryman
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Evolution 62:2250-9. 2008
    ..In many other situations the use of G'ST might be misleading, however, and its application should be exercised with caution...
  19. doi Pairs of cooperating cleaner fish provide better service quality than singletons
    Redouan Bshary
    University of Neuchatel, Department of Zoology, Rue Emile Argand 11 Case postale 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Nature 455:964-6. 2008
    ..Our study highlights the importance of incorporating interactions between service providers to make more quantitative predictions about cooperation between species...
  20. ncbi Life-history trade-offs favour the evolution of animal personalities
    Max Wolf
    Theoretical Biology Group, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Kerklaan 30, 9751 NN Haren, The Netherlands
    Nature 447:581-4. 2007
    ..Moreover, it explains the common finding that explorative behaviour and risk-related traits like boldness and aggressiveness are common characteristics of animal personalities...
  21. ncbi Disruptive selection and then what?
    Claus Rueffler
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 25 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3G5
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:238-45. 2006
    ..We also identify factors influencing the likelihoods of these different outcomes...
  22. ncbi The evolution of environmental and genetic sex determination in fluctuating environments
    Tom J M Van Dooren
    Section Animal Ecology, Institute of Biology, Kaiserstraat 63, 2311 GP Leiden, The Netherlands
    Evolution 57:2667-77. 2003
    ..Further evolutionary change, including dominance evolution, produced a polymorphism acting as a GSD system with heterogamety. Our results point to the role of developmental noise in the evolution of sex determination...
  23. pmc Multimodal pattern formation in phenotype distributions of sexual populations
    Michael Doebeli
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 274:347-57. 2007
    ..This underscores that frequency-dependent selection is a strong agent of pattern formation in phenotype distributions, potentially resulting in adaptive speciation...
  24. pmc The evolution of movements and behaviour at boundaries in different landscapes: a common arena experiment with butterflies
    Thomas Merckx
    Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 26100 Antwerp, Belgium
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1815-21. 2003
    ..Because the butterflies were reared in a common environment, the observed behavioural differences rely on heritable variation between populations from woodland and agricultural landscapes...
  25. ncbi Theoretical biology: ants on a Turing trail
    Peter Hammerstein
    Nature 418:141-2. 2002