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Articles Present - 2006

Helmus, M.R., D.L. Mahler, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Island biogeography of the Anthropocene. Nature 513:543-547. PDF

Wegener, J.E., Gartner, G.E.A., and J.B. Losos. 2014. Lizard scales in an adaptive radiation: variation in scale number follows climatic and structural habitat diversity in Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113:570-579. PDF

Castañeda, M.d.R, E. Sherratt, and J.B. Losos. 2014. The Mexican amber anole, Anolis electrum, within a phylogenetic context: implications for the origins of Caribbean anoles. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. PDF

Steinberg, D.S., J.B. Losos, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, J.J. Kolbe, and M. Leal. 2014. Predator-associated modulation of movement-based signals by a Bahamian lizard. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111:9187-9192. PDF

Sanger, T.J., S.M. Seav, M. Tokita, B. Langerhans, L.M. Ross, J.B. Losos, and A. Abzhanov. 2014. The oestrogen pathway underlies the evolution of exaggerated male cranial shapes in Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281:20140329. PDF

Muñoz, M.M., M.A. Stimola, A.C. Algar, A. Conover, A. Rodriguez, M.A. Landestoy, G.S. Bakken, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Evolutionary stasis and lability in thermal physiology in a group of tropical lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281:20132433. PDF

Wollenberg, K.C., I.J. Wang, R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Determinism in the diversification of hispaniolan trunk‐ground anoles (Anolis cybotes species complex). Evolution 67: 3175–3190. doi:10.1111/evo.12184 PDF

Gartner, G.E.A, T. Gamble, A.L. Jaffe, A. Harrison, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Left–right dewlap asymmetry and phylogeography of Anolis lineatus on Aruba and Curaçao. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110: 409–426. PDF

Sanger, T. J., E. Sherratt, J.W. McGlothlin, E.D. Brodie III, J.B. Losos, and A. Abzhanhov. 2013. Convergent evolution of sexual dimorphism in skull shape using distinct developmental strategies. Evolution 67: 2180-2193. PDF

Losos, J B. and M. Leal. 2013. The evolution of species recognition signals. Molecular ecology 22: 3879–3881. PDF

Mahler, D.L., T. Ingram, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Exceptional convergence on the macroevolutionary landscape in island lizard radiations. Science 341: 292-295. PDF, Supplementary Material

Hertz, P.E.,Y. Arima, A. Harrison, R.B. Huey, J.B. Losos, and R.E. Glor. 2013. Asynchronous evolution of physiology and morphology in Anolis lizards. Evolution 677: 2101–2113. doi:10.1111/evo.12072. PDF

Stuart, Y.E., and J.B. Losos. Ecological character displacement: glass half full or half empty? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 402-408. PDF

Algar, A.C., D.L. Mahler, R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Niche incumbency, dispersal limitation and climate shape geographical distributions in a species‐rich island adaptive radiation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 391–402. PDF

Losos J.B., S.J. Arnold, G. Bejerano, E.D. Brodie III, D. Hibbett, H.E. Hoekstra, D.P. Mindell, A. Monteiro, C. Moritz, H.A. Orr, D.A. Petrov, S.R. Renner, R.E. Ricklefs, P.S. Soltis, and T.L. Turner. 2013. Evolutionary Biology for the 21st Century. PLoS Biology 11: e1001466. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001466.

Wang I.J., R.E. Glor & J.B. Losos. 2013. Quantifying the roles of ecology and geography in spatial genetic divergence. Ecology Letters 16: 175-182 doi:10.1111/ele.12025. PDF

Lopez-Darias, M., T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, & J.B. Losos. 2012. Predators determine how weather affects the spatial niche of lizard prey: exploring niche dynamics at a fine scale. Ecology 93: 2512–2518. PDF

Campbell-Staton S.C., R.M. Goodman, N. Backstrom, S.V. Edwards, J.B. Losos & J.J. Kolbe. 2012. Out of Florida: mtDNA reveals patterns of migration and Pleistocene range expansion of the Green Anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Ecology and Evolution 2: 2274-2284. PDF

Reaney, L.T., S. Yee, J.B. Losos & M.J. Whiting. 2012. Ecology of the flap-necked chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis in southern Africa. Breviora 532: 1-18. PDF

Stuart, Y.E., J.B. Losos & A.C. Algar. 2012. The island–mainland species turnover relationship. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences. 279: 4071–4077. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., P.S. VanMiddlesworth, N. Losin, N. Dappen & J.B. Losos. 2012. Climatic niche shift predicts thermal trait response in one but not both introductions of the Puerto Rican lizard Anolis cristatellus to Miami, Florida, USA. Ecology and Evolution 2: 1503–1516. PDF

Sanger, T.J., D.L. Mahler, A. Abzhanov, J.B. Losos. 2012. Roles for modularity and constraint in the evolution of cranial diversity among anolis lizards. Evolution 66: 1525–1542. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01519.x. PDF

Losos, J.B., M.L. Woolley, D.L. Mahler, O. Torres-Carvajal, K.E. Crandell, E.W. Schaad, A.E. Narváez, F. Ayala-Varela, and A. Herrel. 2012. Notes on the natural history of the little known Ecuadorian horned anole, Anolis proboscis. Breviora 531: 1-17 PDF

Kolbe, J.J., M. Leal, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller & J.B. Losos. 2012. Founder Effects Persist Despite Adaptive Differentiation: A Field Experiment with Lizards. Science 335: 1086–1089. doi:10.1126/science.1209566. PDF

Eckalbar, W.L., E. Lasku, C.R. Infante, R.M. Elsey, G.J. Markov, A.N. Allen, J.J. Corneveaux, J.B. Losos, D.F. Denardo, M.J. Huentelman, J. Wilson-Rawls, A. Rawls, and K. Kusumi. 2012. Somitogenesis in the anole lizard and alligator reveals evolutionary convergence and divergence in the amniote segmentation clock. Developmental Biology 363: 308–319. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2011.11.021. PDF

Sanger, T.J., L.J. Revell, J.J. Gibson-Brown, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Repeated modification of early limb morphogenesis programs underlies the convergence of relative limb length in Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 279: 739-748. PDF

Kusumi, K., R.J. Kulathinal, A. Abzhanov, S. Boissinot, N.G. Crawford, B.C. Faircloth, T.C. Glenn, D.E. Janes, J.B. Losos, D.B. Menke, S. Poe, T.J. Sanger, C.J. Schneider, J. Stapley, J. Wade, and J. Wilson-Rawls. 2011. Developing a community-based genetic nomenclature for anole lizards. BMC Genomics 12: 554. PDF

Losos, J.B. and R.M. Pringle. 2011. Competition, predation and natural selection in island lizards. Nature 475:E1-2. (Brief Communication Arising in response to Calsbeek and Cox. Nature 465: 613-616. 2011). PDF

Kolbe, J.J., L.J. Revell, B. Szekely, E.D. Brodie, III, and J.B. Losos. 2011. Convergent evolution of phenotypic integration and its alignment with morphological diversification in Caribbean Anolis ecomorphs. Evolution. PDF

Boistel, R., A. Herrel, R. Lebrun, G. Daghfous, P. Tafforeau, J.B. Losos and B. Vanhooydonck. 2011. Shake rattle and roll: the bony labyrinth and aerial descent in squamates. Integ. Comp. Biol. 51: 957-968. PDF

Alföldi, J., Di Palma F., Grabherr, M., Williams C., Kong L., Mauceli E., Russell P., Lowe C.B., Glor, R.E., Jaffe J.D., Ray D.A., Boissinot S., Shedlock A.M., Botka C., Castoe T.A., Colbourne J.K., Fujita M.K., Moreno, R.G., Hallers B.F.T., Haussler D., Heger A., Heiman D., Janes D.E., Johnson J., de Jong, P.J., Koriabine M.Y., Sanger T.J., Searle S., Smith J.D., Smith Z., Swofford R., Turner-Maier J., Wade J., Young S., Zadissa A., Edwards S.V., Glenn T.C., Schneider C.J., Losos J.B., Lander E.S., Breen M., Pontig C.P., Lindblad-Toh, K. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. Nature 477: 587-591. PDF

Collar, D.C., J.A. Schulte II, and J.B. Losos. 2011. Evolution of extreme body size disparity in monitor lizards (Varanus). Evolution 65: 2664-2680. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Convergence, adaptation, and constraint. Evolution 65:1827-1840. PDF

Algar, A.C., and J.B. Losos. 2011. Evolutionary assembly of island faunas reverses the classic island-mainland richness difference in Anolis lizards. Journal of Biogeography 38:1125-1137. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Seeing the forest for the trees: The limitations of phylogenies in comparative biology. The American Naturalist 177:709-727. PDF

Herrel, A., M. DaCosta Cottam, K. Godbeer, T. Sanger, and J.B. Losos. 2011. An ecomorphological analysis of native and introduced populations of the endemic lizard Anolis maynardi of the Cayman Islands. Breviora 522: 1-10. PDF

Willis, C.G., B.R. Ruhfel, R.B. Primack, A.J. Miller-Rushing, J.B. Losos, and C.C. Davis. 2010. Favorable Climate Change Response Explains Non-Native Species’ Success in Thoreau’s Woods. PLoS ONE 5:e8878. PDF

Ord, T.J., J.A. Stamps, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Adaptation and plasticity of animal communication in fluctuating environments. Evolution 64:3134-3148. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2010. A Tale of two radiations: similarities and differences in the evolutionary diversification of Darwin’s finches and Greater Antillean Anolis lizards.  Pp. 309-331 in P.R. Grant and B.R. Grant, Eds., In search of the Causes of Evolution. From Field Observations to Mechanisms.  Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ. PDF

Rodríguez Schettino, L., J.B. Losos, P.E. Hertz, K. de Queiroz, A.R. Chamizo, M. Leal, and V. Rivalta González. 2010. The anoles of Soroa: Aspects of their ecological relationships. Breviora 520:1-22. PDF, Supplementary Material

Mahler, D. L., L. J. Revell, R. E. Glor, and J. B. Losos. 2010. Ecological opportunity and the rate of morphological evolution in the diversification of Greater Antillean anoles. Evolution 64:2731-2745. PDF, Supplementary Materials, Cover Art

Johnson, M. A., L. J. Revell, and J. B. Losos. 2010. Behavioral convergence and adaptive radiation: effects of habitat use on territorial behavior in Anolis lizards. Evolution 64:1151-1159. PDF

Harmon, L.J., J.B. Losos, T.J. Davies, R.G. Gillespie, J.L. Gittleman, W.B. Jennings, K.H. Kozak, M.A. McPeek, F. Moreno-Roark, T.J. Near, A. Purvis, R.E. Ricklefs, D. Schluter, J.A. Schulte II, O. Seehausen, B.L. Sidlauskas, O. Torres-Carvajal, J.T. Weir, and A.O. Mooers. 2010. Early bursts of body size and shape evolution are rare in comparative data. Evolution 64:2385-2396. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.L. Mahler. 2010. Adaptive Radiation: The Interaction of Ecological Opportunity, Adaptation, and Speciation. Pp. 381-420 in M.A. Bell, D.J. Futuyma, W.F. Eanes, and J.S. Levinton, Eds., Evolution Since Darwin: The First 150 Years. Sinauer Assoc.: Sunderland, MA. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2010. Adaptive radiation, ecological opportunity, and evolutionary determinism. The American Naturalist 175:623-639. PDF

Hagey, T.J., J.B. Losos, and L.J. Harmon. 2010. Cruise foraging of invasive chameleons (Chamaeleo jacksonii xantholophus) in Hawai’i. Breviora 519. PDF

Collar, D.C., J.A. Schulte II, B.C. O’Meara, and J.B. Losos .2010. Habitat use affects morphological diversification in dragon lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:1033-1049. PDF

Losos, J.B., and C.E. Parent. 2009. The speciation-area relationship.  Pp. 415-438 in J.B. Losos and R.E. Ricklefs, Eds., The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited.  Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Losos, J.B., and C.J. Schneider. 2009. Anolis lizards. Current Biology 19: R316-R318. PDF

Losos, J.B., and R.E. Ricklefs. 2009. Adaptation and diversification on islands. Nature 457:830-836. PDF

Gavrilets, S., and J.B. Losos. 2009. Adaptive radiation: contrasting theory with data. Science 323:732-737. PDF

Pinto, G., D.L. Mahler, L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos.  2008. Testing the island effect in adaptive radiation: rates and patterns of morphological diversification in Caribbean and mainland Anolis lizards.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275:2749-2757. PDF

Harmon, L.J., J. Melville, A. Larson, and J.B. Losos.  2008.  The Role of Geography and Ecological Opportunity in the Diversification of Day Geckos (Phelsuma).  Systematic Biology 57:562-573. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2008. Rejoinder to Wiens (2008): Phylogenetic niche conservatism, its occurrence and importance. Ecology Letters 11: 1005-1007. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2008. Phylogenetic niche conservatism, phylogenetic signal and the relationship between phylogenetic relatedness and ecological similarity among species. Ecology Letters 11: 995-1007. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., A. Larson, J.B. Losos, and K. de Queiroz. 2008.  Admixture determines genetic diversity and population differentiation in the biological invasion of a lizard. Biology Letters 4:434-437. PDF, Supplementary Material

Sanger, T.J., P.M. Hime, M.A. Johnson, J. Diani, and J.B. Losos. 2008. Laboratory protocols for husbandry and embryo collection of Anolis lizards. Herpetological Review 39:58-63. PDF

Johnson, M.A., M. Leal, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos.  2008.  A phylogenetic perspective on foraging mode evolution and habitat use in West Indian Anolis lizards.  Animal Behaviour 75:555-563. PDF

Sanger, T.J., J.B. Losos, and J.J. Gibson-Brown.  2008.  A developmental staging series for the lizard genus Anolis: a new system for the integration of evolution, development, and ecology.  Journal of Morphology 269:129-137. PDF

Hedtke, S.M., K.R. Zamudio, C.A. Phillips, J. Losos, and P. Brylski. 2007. Conservation genetics of the endangered Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (Uma inornata).  Herpetologica 63:411-420. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., R.E. Glor, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, A. Larson, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Multiple sources, admixture, and genetic variation in introduced Anolis lizard populations. Conservation Biology 21:1612-1625. PDF

Revell, L.J., M.A. Johnson, J.A. Schulte, II, J.J. Kolbe, and J.B. Losos. 2007. A phylogenetic test for adaptive convergence in rock-dwelling lizards.  Evolution 61:2898-2912. PDF, Supplementary Material

Ricklefs, R.E., J.B. Losos, and T.M. Townsend. 2007.  Evolutionary diversification of clades of squamate reptiles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:1751-1762. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2007. Detective work in the West Indies: Integrating historical and experimental approaches to study island lizard evolution. Bioscience 57:585-597. PDF

Miles, D.B., J.B. Losos, and D.J. Irschick. 2007. Morphology, performance, and foraging mode.  Pp. 49-93 in S.M. Reilly, L.B. McBrayer, and D.B. Miles, Eds., Lizard Ecology: the Evolutionary Consequences of Foraging Mode.  Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

Butler, M.A., S.A. Sawyer, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Sexual dimorphism and adaptive radiation in Anolis lizards.  Nature 447:202-205. PDF, Supplementary Material

Kolbe, J.J., A. Larson, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Differential admixture shapes morphological variation among invasive populations of the lizard, Anolis sagrei. Molecular Ecology 16:1579-1591. PDF

Nicholson, K.E., L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Evolution of Anolis lizard dewlap diversity.  PLoS One 2(3): e274. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000274. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, R.B. Langerhans, and D.A. Spiller. 2006.  Rapid temporal reversal in predator-driven natural selection. Science 314:1111. PDF, Supplementary Material

Johnson, M.A., R. Kirby, S. Wang, and J.B. Losos. 2006. What drives variation in habitat use by Anolis lizards: habitat availability or selectivity? Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:877-886. PDF

Knouft, J.H., J.B. Losos, R.E. Glor, and J.J. Kolbe. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of the niche in lizards of the Anolis sagrei group. Ecology 87:S29-S38. PDF

Webb, C.O., J.B. Losos, and A.A. Agrawal. 2006. Integrating phylogenies into community ecology.  Ecology 87: S1-S2. PDF

Losos, J.B., R.E. Glor, J.J. Kolbe, and K. Nicholson. 2006. Adaptation, speciation, and convergence: a hierarchical analysis of adaptive radiation in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 93:24-33. PDF

Langerhans, R.B., J.H. Knouft, and J.B. Losos. 2006. Shared and unique features of diversification in Greater Antillean Anolis ecomorphs. Evolution 60:362-369. PDF

Melville, J., L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos. 2006. Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards. Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. B. 273:557-563. PDF

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Articles 2005 - 1995

Harmon, L.J., and J.B. Losos. 2005. The effect of intraspecfic sample size on Type I and Type II error rates in comparative studies. Evolution 59:2705-2710. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., and J.B. Losos.  2005. Hind-limb length plasticity in Anolis carolinensisJournal of Herpetology 39:674-678. PDF

Schoener, T.W., J.B. Losos, and D.A. Spiller. 2005. Island biogeography of populations: an introduced species transforms survival patterns. Science 310:1807-1809. PDF

Losos, J. B., and D. A. Spiller. 2005. Natural History Notes. Anolis smaragdinus (Bahamian green anole). Dispersal. Herpetological Review 36:315-316. PDF

Rodríguez-Robles, J.A., M. Leal, and J.B. Losos. 2005. Habitat selection by the Puerto Rican yellow-chinned anole, Anolis gundlachi. Can. J. Zool. 83:983-988. PDF

Harmon, L.J., J.J. Kolbe, J.M. Cheverud, and J.B. Losos. 2005.  Convergence and the multidimensional niche. Evolution 59:409-421. PDF

Van Zandt, P.A., E. Collins, J.B. Losos, and J.M. Chase. 2005.  Implications of food web interactions for restoration of Missouri Ozark glade habitats. Restoration Ecology 13:312-317. PDF

Glor, R.E., J.B. Losos, and A. Larson.  2005. Out of Cuba: overwater dispersal and speciation among lizards in the Anolis carolinensis subgroup.  Molecular Ecology 14:2419-2432. PDF

Nicholson, K.E., R.E. Glor, J. J. Kolbe, A. Larson, S.B. Hedges, and J.B. Losos. 2005. Mainland colonization by island lizards. Journal of Biogeography 32:929-938. PDF

Harmon, L.J., K. Bauman, M. McCloud, J. Parks, S. Howell, and J.B. Losos. 2005. What the free-ranging animals do at the zoo: a study of the behavior and habitat use of opossums (Didelphis virginiana) on the grounds of the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo Biology 24:197-213. PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2004. Variable ecological effects of hurricanes: the importance of timing for survival of lizards on Bahamian islands.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 101: 177-181. PDF

Schulte, J.A., II, J.B. Losos, F.B. Cruz, and H. Núñez.  2004.  The relationship between morphology, escape behaviour and microhabitat occupation in the lizard clade Liolaemus (Iguanidae: Tropidurinae*: Liolaemini).  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17: 408-420. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., R.E. Glor, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, A. Larson, and J. B. Losos.  2004. Genetic variation increases during biological invasion by a Cuban lizard. Nature 431:177-181. PDF, Supplementary Material

Losos, J.B. 2004. Adaptation and speciation in Greater Antillean anoles.   Pp. 335-343 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF

Losos, J.B., and R.S. Thorpe. 2004. Evolutionary diversification of Caribbean Anolis lizards: Introduction. Pp. 343-344 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF

Thorpe, R.S., and J.B. Losos. 2004. Evolutionary diversification of Caribbean Anolis lizards: Concluding comments. Pp. 322-324 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, and D.A. Spiller. 2004. Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations. Nature 432:505-508. PDF

Glor, R.E., M.E. Gifford, A. Larson, J.B. Losos, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A.R. Chamizo Lara, and T.R. Jackman. 2004. Partial island submergence and speciation in an adaptive radiation: a multilocus analysis of the Cuban green anoles. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271:2257-2265. PDF, Supplementary Material

Macrini, T. E., D. J. Irschick, and J. B. Losos. 2003. Ecomorphological differences in toepad characteristics between mainland and island anoles. Journal of Herpetology 37:52-58. PDF

Losos, J.B., M. Butler, and T.W. Schoener. 2003. Sexual dimorphism in body size and shape in relation to habitat use among species of Caribbean Anolis lizards. Pp. 356-380 in S. F. Fox, J. K. McCoy and T. A. Baird, Eds., Lizard Social Behavior. Johns Hopkins Press: Baltimore. PDF

Losos, J. B., and R. E. Glor. 2003. Phylogenetic comparative methods and the geography of speciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18:220-227. PDF

Losos, J. B., M. Leal, R. E. Glor, K. de Queiroz, P. E. Hertz, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, T. R. Jackman, and A. Larson. 2003. Niche lability in the evolution of a Caribbean lizard community. Nature 424:542-545. PDF

Harmon, L. J., J. A. Schulte II, A. Larson and J. B. Losos. 2003. Tempo and mode of evolutionary radiation in iguanian lizards. Science 301: 961-964. PDF, Supplementary Material

Losos, J. B., T. W. Schoener, and D. A. Spiller. 2003. Effect of immersion in seawater on egg survival in the lizard Anolis sagrei. Oecologia 137:360-362. PDF

Glor, R. E., J. J. Kolbe, R. Powell, A. Larson and J. B. Losos. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of ecological and morphological diversification in Hispaniolan trunk-ground anoles (Anolis cybotes group). Evolution 57:2383-2397. PDF

Angert, A.L., D. Hutchison, D. Glossip, and J.B. Losos. 2002. Microhabitat use and thermal biology of the collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris collaris) and the fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus) in Missouri glades. Journal of Herpetology 36:23-29. PDF

Jackman, T.R., D.J. Irschick, K. de Queiroz, J.B. Losos, and A. Larson. 2002. Molecular phylogenetic perspective on evolution of lizards of the Anolis grahami Series. Journal of Experimental Zoology: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 294:1-16. PDF

Leal, M., A. K. Knox, and J. B. Losos. 2002. Lack of convergence in aquatic Anolis lizards. Evolution 56:785-791. PDF

Bickel, R., and J. B. Losos. 2002. Patterns of morphological variation and correlates of habitat use in chameleons. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76: 91-103. PDF

Losos, J. B., and D. B. Miles. 2002. Testing the hypothesis that a clade has adaptively radiated: iguanid lizard clades as a case study. American Naturalist 160: 147-157. PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2002. Predation on a common Anolis lizard: Can the food-web effects of a devastating predator be reversed? Ecological Monographs 72: 383-408. PDF

Losos, J.B., D.A. Creer, and J. Schulte, II. 2002.   Cautionary comments on the measurement of maximum locomotor capabilities. Journal of Zoology 258: 57-61. PDF

Losos, J.B., P.L.N. Mouton, R. Bickel, I. Cornelius, and L. Ruddock.  2002. The effect of body armature on escape behaviour in cordylid lizards. Animal Behaviour 64: 313-321. PDF

Butler, M.A., and J.B. Losos. 2002. Multivariate sexual dimorphism, sexual selection, and adaptation in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Ecological Monographs 72:541-559. PDF

Schneider, C.J., J.B. Losos, and K. de Queiroz. 2001.  Evolutionary relationships of Anolis bimaculatus group from the northern Lesser Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 35:1-12.

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2001. Predators increase the risk of catastrophic extinction of prey populations. Nature 412:183-186. PDF

Creer, D.A., K. de Queiroz, T.R. Jackman, J.B. Losos, and A. Larson. 2001. Systematics of the Anolis roquet series of the southern Lesser Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 35: 428-441.

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2001. Natural restoration of the species-area relation for a lizard after a hurricane. Science 294:1525-1528. PDF

Knox, A.K., J.B. Losos, and C.J. Schneider. 2001. Adaptive radiation versus intraspecific differentiation: morphological variation in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14:904-909. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, K.I. Warheit, and D.A. Creer. 2001. Experimental studies of adaptive differentiation in Bahamian Anolis lizards. Genetica 112-113:399-415.  (Reprinted in A.P. Hendry and M.T. Kinnison, Eds., Microevolution: Rate, Pattern, and Process, pp. 399-415.   Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht. PDF

Losos, J.B., D.A. Creer, D. Glossip, R. Goellner, A. Hampton, G. Roberts, N. Haskell, P. Taylor, and J. Etling. 2000.  Evolutionary implications of phenotypic plasticity in the hindlimb of the lizard Anolis sagrei. Evolution 54:301-305. PDF

Butler, M.A., T.W. Schoener, and J.B. Losos. 2000.  The relationship between sexual size dimorphism and habitat use in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Evolution 54: 259-272. PDF

Leal, M., and J.B. Losos. 2000.  Natural history of the Cuban lizard Chamaeleolis barbatus. Journal of Herpetology 34:318-322. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D. Schluter. 2000. Analysis of an evolutionary species-area relationship. Nature 408:847-850. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D. Spiller. 1999.  Differential colonization success and asymmetrical interactions between two lizard species. Ecology 80: 252-258. PDF

Jackman, T.R., A. Larson, K. de Queiroz, and J.B. Losos. 1999.  Phylogenetic relationships and the tempo of early diversification in Anolis lizards.  Systematic Biology 48: 254-285. PDF

Beuttell, K., and J.B. Losos. 1999.  Ecological morphology of Caribbean anoles. Herpetological Monographs 13: 1-28. PDF

Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1999.  Do lizards avoid habitats in which performance is submaximal?: The relationship between sprinting capabilities and structural habitat use in Caribbean anoles.  American Naturalist 154:293-305. PDF

Warheit, K.I., J.D. Forman, J.B. Losos, and D.B. Miles. 1999. Morphological diversification and adaptive radiation: a comparison of two diverse lizard clades. Evolution 53:1226-1234. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1999. Uncertainty in the reconstruction of ancestral character states and limitations on the use of phylogenetic comparative methods. Animal Behaviour 58: 1319-1324. PDF

Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1998. A comparative analysis of the ecological significance of maximal locomotor performance in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Evolution 52: 219-226. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.R. Jackman, A. Larson, K. de Queiroz, and L. Rodríguez-Schettino. 1998. Historical contingency and determinism in replicated adaptive radiations of island lizards.  Science 279: 2115-2118. PDF

Losos, J.B., and L.-R. Chu. 1998. Examination of factors affecting dewlap size in Caribbean anoles.  Copeia 1998: 430-438. PDF

Spiller, D.A., J.B. Losos, and T.W. Schoener. 1998. Impact of a catastrophic hurricane on island populations.  Science 281: 695-697. PDF

Leal, M., J.A. Rodríguez-Robles, and J.B. Losos.  1998. An experimental study of interspecific interactions between two Puerto Rican Anolis lizards.  Oecologia 117: 273-278. PDF

de Queiroz, K., L.-R. Chu, and J.B. Losos. 1998. A second Anolis lizard in Dominican amber and the systematics and ecological morphology of Dominican amber anoles. American Museum of Natural History Novitates 3249: 1-23. PDF

Stamps, J.A., J.B. Losos, and R.M. Andrews. 1997. A comparative study of population density and sexual size dimorphism in lizards. American Naturalist 149: 64-90. PDF

Losos, J.B., K.I. Warheit, and T.W. Schoener. 1997. Adaptive differentiation following experimental island colonization in Anolis lizards. Nature 387: 70-73. PDF

Glossip, D., and J.B. Losos. 1997.  Ecological correlates of number of subdigital lamellae in anoles. Herpetologica 53: 192-199. PDF

Jackman, T., J.B. Losos, A. Larson and K. de Queiroz. 1997.  Phylogenetic studies of convergent adaptive radiations in Caribbean Anolis lizards.  Pp. 535-557 in T. Givnish and K. Systma, Eds., Molecular Evolution and Adaptive Radiation. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. PDF

Autumn, K., and J.B. Losos. 1997. Notes on jumping  ability and thermal biology of the enigmatic anole Chamaelinorops barbouri. Journal of Herpetology 31: 442-444. PDF

Losos, J.B., and K. de Queiroz. 1997. Evolutionary consequences of ecological release in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 61: 459-483. PDF

Irschick, D.J., L.J. Vitt, P.A. Zani, and J.B. Losos. 1997. A comparison of evolutionary radiations in mainland and West Indian Anolis lizards. Ecology 78: 2191-2203. PDF

Butler, M.A., and J.B. Losos. 1997.  Testing for unequal amounts of evolution in a continuous character on different branches of a phylogenetic tree using linear and squared-change parsimony: an example using Lesser Antillean Anolis lizards. Evolution 51: 1623-1635. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.J. Irschick. 1996. The effect of perch diameter on escape behaviour of Anolis lizards: Laboratory-based predictions and field tests. Animal Behaviour 51: 593-602. PDF

Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1996.  Morphology, ecology,  and behavior of the twig anole, Anolis angusticep. Pp. 291-301 in R. Powell and R.W. Henderson, Eds., Contributions to West Indian Herpetology: A Tribute to Albert Schwartz.  Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, NY.

Losos, J.B.  1996. Dynamics of range expansion by three introduced species of Anolis lizards on Bermuda. Journal of Herpetology 30: 204-210. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1996. Phylogenetic perspectives on community ecology. Ecology 77: 1344-1354. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1996.  Ecological and evolutionary determinants of the species-area relation in Caribbean anoline lizards.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 351:847-854. Reprinted in P.R. Grant. 1998. Evolution on Islands, pp. 210-224, Oxford University Press: Oxford. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1996. Phylogenies and comparative biology, Stage II: Testing causal hypotheses derived from phylogenies with data from extant taxa.  Systematic Biology 45: 259-260. PDF

Larson, A., and J.B. Losos. 1996. Phylogenetic systematics of adaptation.  In M.R. Rose G.V. Lauder, Eds., Adaptation. Pp. 187-220. Academic Press: San Diego. PDF

Irschick, D.J., C.C. Austin, K. Petren, R.N. Fisher, J.B. Losos, and O. Ellers. 1996. A comparative analysis of clinging ability among pad-bearing lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59: 21-35. PDF

Losos, J.B., and F.R. Adler.  1995.  Stumped by trees?  A generalized null model for patterns of organismal diversity.  American Naturalist 145: 329-342. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1995.  Community evolution in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards: Phylogenetic patterns and experimental tests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 349:69-75.  Reprinted in P.H. PDF

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Articles 1994-1985

Losos, J.B., D.J. Irschick, and T.W. Schoener.  1994.  Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of specialization of Bahamian Anolis lizards.  Evolution 48: 1786-1798. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1994.  Integrative approaches to evolutionary ecology: Anolis lizards as model systems. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 25: 467-493. PDF

Macedonia, J.M., C.S. Evans, and J.B. Losos.  1994.  Male Anolis lizards discriminate video-recorded conspecific and heterospecific displays.  Animal Behaviour 47: 1220-1223. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1994.  Historical contingency and lizard community ecology. Pp. 319-333 in L.J. Vitt and E.R. Pianka, Eds., Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental Perspectives.  Princeton Univ. Press: Princeton. PDF

Garland, T., Jr., and J.B. Losos.  1994.  Ecological morphology of locomotor performance in squamate reptiles.  Pp. 240-302 in P.C. Wainwright and S. Reilly, Eds., Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology.  University of Chicago Press: Chicago. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.B. Miles.  1994.  Adaptation, constraint, and the comparative method: phylogenetic issues and methods.  Pp. 60-98 in P.C. Wainwright and S. Reilly, Eds., Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology.  University of Chicago Press: Chicago. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1994.  An approach to the analysis of comparative data when a phylogeny is unavailable or incomplete.  Systematic Biology 43: 117-123. PDF

Losos, J.B., J.C. Marks, and T.W. Schoener.  1993.  Habitat use and ecological interactions of an introduced and a native species of Anolis lizard on Grand Cayman.  Oecologia 95: 525-532. PDF

Losos, J.B., B.M. Walton, and A.F. Bennett.  1993.  Trade-offs between sprinting and clinging ability in Kenyan chameleons.  Functional Ecology 7: 281-286. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1992.  The evolution of convergent community structure in Caribbean Anolis communities.  Systematic Biology 41: 403-420. PDF

James, C.D., J.B. Losos, and D.R. King.  1992.  Reproductive biology and diets of goannas (Reptilia: Varanidae) from Australia.  Journal of Herpetology 26: 128-136.

Losos, J.B.  1992.  A critical comparison of the taxon cycle and character displacement models for size evolution of Anolis lizards in the Lesser Antilles.  Copeia 1992: 279-288. PDF

James, C.D., and J.B. Losos.  1991.  Diet and reproductive biology of the Australian sand-swimming lizards, Eremiascincus (Scincidae).  Australian Wildlife Research 18: 641-654.

Losos, J.B., R.M. Andrews, O.J. Sexton, and A. Schuler.  1991. Behavior, ecology, and locomotor performance of the giant anole, Anolis frenatus.  Caribbean Journal of Science 27: 173-179. PDF

Sinervo, B., and J.B. Losos.  1991.  Walking the tight rope: arboreal sprint performance among Sceloporus occidentalis lizard populations.  Ecology 72: 1225-1233. PDF

Hess, N.E., and J.B. Losos.  1991.  Interspecific aggression between Anolis cristatellus and A. gundlachi: comparisons of sympatric and allopatric populations.  Journal of Herpetology 25: 256-259. PDF

Dryden, G., B. Green, D. King, and J. Losos.  1990.  Water and energy turnover in a small monitor lizard, Varanus acanthurusAustralian Wildlife Research  17: 641-646.

Losos, J.B., M.R. Gannon, W.J. Pfeiffer, and R.B. Waide.  1990. Notes on the ecology and behavior of the lagarto verde, Anolis cuvieri, in Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Journal of Science 26: 65-66. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1990.  The evolution of form and function: morphology and locomotor performance ability in West Indian Anolis lizards. Evolution 44: 1189-1203. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1990.  Ecomorphology, performance capability, and scaling of West Indian Anolis lizards: an evolutionary analysis.  Ecological Monographs 60: 369-388. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1990.  A phylogenetic analysis of character displacement in Caribbean Anolis lizards.  Evolution 44: 558-569. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1990.  Concordant evolution of locomotor behavior, display rate, and morphology in West Indian Anolis lizards.  Animal Behaviour 39: 879-890. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1990.  Thermal sensitivity of sprinting and clinging performance in the Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko).  Asiatic Herpetological Research 3: 54-59.

Losos, J.B., S. Naeem, and R.K. Colwell.  1989.  Hutchinsonian ratios and statistical power.  Evolution 43: 1820-1826. PDF

Losos, J.B., and B. Sinervo.  1989.  The effects of morphology and perch diameter on sprint performance in Anolis lizards.  Journal of Experimental Biology 145: 23-30. PDF

Losos, J.B., T. Papenfuss, and J.R. Macey.  1989.  Correlates of running, jumping, and parachuting performance in the butterfly lizard, Leiolepis belliani.  Journal of Zoology 217: 559-568. PDF

Losos, J.B., and H.W. Greene.  1988.  Ecological and evolutionary implications of diet in monitor lizards.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 35: 379-407. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1988.  Thermoregulatory correlates of escape behavior by a desert lizard, Ctenophorus isolepisJournal of Herpetology 22: 353-356.

Greene, H.W., and J.B. Losos.  1988.  Systematics, natural history, and conservation.  Bioscience 38: 458-462. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1987.  Postures of the Military Dragon (Ctenophorus isolepis) in relation to substrate temperature.  Amphibia-Reptilia 8: 419-423.

Losos, J.B.  1986.  Island biogeography of day geckos (Phelsuma)in the Indian Ocean.  Oecologia 68: 338-343. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1985.  An experimental demonstration of the species-recognition role of Anolis dewlap color.  Copeia 1985: 905-910. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1985.  Male aggressive behavior in a pair of sympatric sibling species.  Breviora 484: 1-30. PDF

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Losos, J.B., D.A. Baum, D.J. Futuyma, H.E. Hoekstra, R.E. Lenski, A.J. Moore, C.L. Peichel, D. Schluter, and M.C. Whitlock, Eds. 2014. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press: Princeton: NJ.

Losos, J.B. Ed. 2010. In the Light of Evolution: Lessons from the Laboratory and Field.  Ben Roberts Publishers.

Losos, J.B., and R.E. Ricklefs, Eds. 2009. The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.

Levin, S.A., Ed., S.R. Carpenter, H.C.J. Godfray, A.P. Kinzig, M. Loreau, J.B. Losos, B. Walker, and D.S. Wilcove, Assoc. Eds., The Princeton Guide to Ecology. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.

Losos, J.B.  2009.  Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles. University of California Press: Berkeley, CA.

White Papers

Losos, J., E. Braun, D. Brown, S. Clifton, S. Edwards, J. Gibson-Brown, T. Glenn, L. Guillette, D. Main, P. Minx, W. Modi, M. Pfrender, D. Pollock, D. Ray, A. Shedlock, and W. Warren. 2005. Proposal to sequence the first reptilian genome: the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Submitted to National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH.


Mahler, D. L., A. Herrel, and J. B. Losos. Eds. 2010. Anolis Newsletter VI, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 213 pp. PDF

Losos, J.B., and M. Leal. 1999. Anolis Newsletter V. Washington University, St. Louis.  125 pp. PDF

Losos, J.B., and G.C. Mayer, Editors.  1991.  Anolis Newsletter IV.  Div. Amphibians and Reptiles, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution: Washington, D.C.  144 pp. PDF

Reviews and Commentaries

Mayer, G.C., J.A. Coyne, J.B. Losos, J. Foufopoulos, N. Shubin, D.J. Futuyma, B.C. Campbell, and S.V. Edwards. 2013. Museums’ role: increasing knowledge. Science 339:1148-1149. PDF

Losos, J.B., and M. Leal. 2013. The evolution of species recognition signals. Molecular Ecology 22:3879-3881. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2013. Foreword. Pp. 3 in A. Arteaga, L. Bustamante and J.M. Guayasamin. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo: Life in the cloudforest. Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica: Quito). PDF

Losos, J.B., D.M. Hillis, and H.W. Greene. 2012. Who speaks with a forked tongue? Science 338: 1428–1429. doi:10.1126/science.1232455. PDF

Leal, M., and J.B. Losos. 2010. Communication and speciation. Nature 467:159-160. PDF

Huey, R.B., J.B. Losos, and C. Moritz. 2010. Are lizards toast? Science 328:832-833. PDF

Losos, J.B.  2001. A close-up look at adaptive radiation (review of D. Schluter. 2000. The Ecology of Adaptive Radiation).  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15:264-265. PDF

Losos, J.B.  2000. Ecological character displacement and the study of adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 97: 5693‑5695. PDF

Losos, J.B.  1991.  The phylogenetic perspective (review of D.R. Brooks and D.A. McLennan. 1991. Phylogeny, Ecology, and Behavior).  Science 252: 1002-1003.

Popular Articles

Losos, J.B. 2014. What Darwin Got Wrong. Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 24, pp. B13-B15. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution: pattern, process, and the evidence. Pp. 91-126 in J.M. Shephard, S.M. Kosslyn, and E.M. Hammonds, Eds., The Harvard Sampler: Liberal Education for the Twenty-First Century. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Detective work in the West Indies: Integrating historical and experimental approaches to study the evolutionary diversification of island lizards.  Pp. 73-92 in J.B. Losos, Ed., In the Light of Evolution: Essays from the Laboratory and Field. Roberts and Co.: Greenwood Village, CO. (revised version of 2007 Bioscience paper).

Losos, J. 2009. Darwin, lizards, and evolution. ReVista 8(3): 11-13. PDF

Spiller, D., T. Schoener, and J. Losos. 2008. Leapin’ lizards! Abaco Life Fall/Holiday 2008: 18-22. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2007. Detective work in the West Indies: Integrating historical and experimental approaches to study island lizard evolution.  BioScience 57:585-597.

Losos, J.B. 2006. In real time. Natural History 115(2):10.

Losos, J.B. 2001. Evolution: A lizard’s tale. Scientific American 284(3): 64-69. PDF

Losos, J. B. 1999. Fossil records document macroevolutionary change of species.  St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Sept. 11, p.31.

Losos, J.B., and K. de Queiroz.  1997.  Darwin’s lizards. Natural History 106(11):34-39. PDF

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Mason, K., G. Johnson, J. Losos, and S. Singer. 2014. Understanding Biology. McGraw-Hill: New York, NY.

Raven, P., G.B. Johnson, K.A. Mason, J.B. Losos, and S.S. Singer. 2013. Biology, 10th Ed. McGraw-Hill: New York, NY.

Johnson, G., and J. Losos. 2010. The Living World, 6th Ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA.

Johnson, G., and J. Losos. 2008. Essentials of the Living World, 2nd Ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA.

Johnson, G., and J. Losos. 2008. The Living World, 5th Ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA.

Raven, P., G.B. Johnson, K.A. Mason, J.B. Losos, and S.S. Singer. 2010. Biology, 9th Ed. McGraw-Hill: New York, NY.

Raven, P.H., G.B. Johnson, J.B. Losos, K.A. Mason, and S.S. Singer. 2007. Biology, 8th Ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA.

Raven, P.H., G.B. Johnson, J.B. Losos, and S.S. Singer. 2004. Biology, 7th Ed. McGraw-Hill: Boston, MA.

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New York Times: Scientist at Work

Losos, J.B. March 12, 2013. Quest for a little-known suburban lizard. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

Losos, J.B. March 14, 2013. Life of a Lizard Wrangler. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

Losos, J.B. March 19, 2013. Lizard Olympics. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

Losos, J.B. April 2, 2013. A Beach Vacation, Lizard Style. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

Losos, J.B. April 11, 2013. An Embarrassment of Anoles. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

Losos, J.B. April 25, 2013. A Night of Saurian Spotlighting. Scientist at Work, New York Times. link to article

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