Publications
2011-2015

2015

176. Tobler, M., Ballen, C., Healey, M., Wilson, M. and Olsson, M. 2015. Oxidant trade-offs in immunity: an experimental test in a lizard. PLoS One. In press.

175. Friesen, C. and Olsson, M. 2015. Evolution of polyandry with emphasis on cryptic female choice. In: N. Wedell (ed), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. Elsevier. In press.

174. Ballen, C., Shine, R., and Olsson, M. 2015. Developmental plasticity in an unusual animal: the effects of incubation temperature on behavior in chameleons. Behaviour, Accepted 2 Feb.

2014

173. Srikulnath, K., Matsubara, K., Uno, Y., Nishida, C., Olsson, M. and Matsuda, Y. 2014. Identification of the linkage group of the Z sex chromosomes of the sand lizard (Lacerta agilis, Lacertidae) and elucidation of karyotype evolution in lacertid lizards. Chromosoma, 123: 563-575. doi: 10.1007/s00412-014-0467-8

172. Rollings, N., Miller, E. and Olsson, M. 2014. Telomeric attrition with age and temperature in the mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki). Naturwissenschaften, 101: 241-244. doi: 10.1007/s00114-014-1142-x

171. Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. 2014. The complexity of understanding patterns of multiple paternity in lizards. In J. Rheubert, D. Siegel, S. Trauth and B. Jamieson (eds), The reproductive ecology and phylogeny of lizards and tuatara. Science Publishers, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

170. Nussey, D. H., Baird, D., Barrett, E., Boner, W., Fairlie, J., Gemmell, N., Horn, T., Haussman, M., Olsson, M., Turbill, C., Verhulst, S., Zahn, S. and Monaghan, P. 2014. Measuring telomere length and telomere dynamics in evolutionary biology and ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5 (4): 299-310. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12161

169. Ballen, C., Shine, R., and Olsson, M. 2014. Effects of early social isolation on the behaviour and performance of juvenile lizards (Chamaeleo calyptratus). Animal Behaviour, 88: 1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.11.010

2013

168. Uller, T., Schwartz, T. and Olsson, M. 2013. Sperm storage and sperm competition across ovarian cycles in the dragon lizard, Ctenophorus fordi (Lacertilia: Agamidae). Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 319: 404-408. doi: 10.1002/jez.1803

167. Olsson, M., Stuart-Fox, D. and Ballen, C. 2013. Genetics and evolution of colour patterns in reptiles. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 24: 529-541. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2013.04.001

2012

166. Tobler, M., Healey, M. and Olsson, M. 2012. Digit ratio, polychromatism and associations with endurance and anti-predator behaviour in male painted dragon lizards. Animal Behaviour, 84 (5): 1261-1269. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.09.009

165. Ballen, C., Healey, M., Wilson, M., Tobler, M. and Olsson, M. 2012. Predictors of telomere content in dragon lizards. Naturwissenschaften, 99 (8): 661-664. doi: 10.1007/s00114-012-0941-1

164. Olsson, M., Healey, M., Perrin, C., Wilson, M., and Tobler, M. 2012. Sex-specific SOD levels and DNA damage in painted dragon lizards (Ctenophorus pictus). Oecologica, 170 (4): 917-924. doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2383-z

163. Olsson, M., Tobler, M., Healey, M., Perrin, C. and Wilson. M. 2012. A significant component of ageing (DNA damage) is reflected in fading breeding colors: an experimental test using innate antioxidant mimetics in painted dragon lizards. Evolution, 66 (8): 2475-2483. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01617.x

2011

162. Ballen, C., Healey, M., Wilson, M., Tobler, M. and Olsson, M. 2011. Net superoxide levels: steeper increase with activity in cooler female and hotter male lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 731-735. doi: 10.1242/jeb.062257

161. Olsson, M., Healey, M., Wilson, M. and Tobler, M. 2011. Polymorphic male color morphs visualized with steroids in monomorphic females: a tool for designing analysis of sex-limited trait inheritance. Journal of Experimental Biology, 215: 575-577. doi: 10.1242/jeb.059352

160. Schwartz, T. S., Perrin, C., Wapstra, E., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2011. Complex selection associated with Hox genes in a natural population of lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24 (11): 2520-2524. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02368.x

159. Olsson, M., Schwatz, T., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Ujavi, B., Madsen. and Shine, R. 2011. Climate change, multiple paternity and offspring survival in lizards. Evolution, 65 (11): 3323-3326. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01387.x

158. Isaksson, C., While, G. M., Olsson, M., Komdeur, J. and Wapstra, E. 2011. Oxidative stress physiology in relation to life history traits of a free-living vertebrate: the spotted snow skink, Niveoscincus ocellatus. Integrative Zoology, 6 (2): 140-149. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-4877.2011.00237.x

157. Isaksson, C., While, G. M., McEvoy, J., van de Crommenacker, J., Olsson, M., Groothuis, T. G. G., Komdeur, J. and Wapstra, E. 2011. Aggression, but not testosterone, is associated to oxidative status in a free-living vertebrate. Behaviour, 148: 713-731. doi: 10.1163/000579511X574204

156. Tobler, M., Healey. M., Wilson, M. and Olsson, M. 2011. Basal superoxide as a sex-specific immune constraint. Biology Letters, 7 (6): 906-908. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0350

155. Olsson, M., Andersson, S. and Wapstra, E. 2011. UV-deprived colouration reduces success in mate acquisition in male sand lizards (Lacerta agilis). PLoS ONE, 6: e19360. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019360

154. Olsson, M., Pauliny, A., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Schwatrz, T., Miller, E. and Blomqvist, D. 2011. Sexual differences in telomere selection in the wild. Molecular Ecology, 20 (10): 2085-2099. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05085.x

153. Olsson, M., Pauliny, A., Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Schwartz, T. and Blomquist, D. 2011. Sex differences in sand lizard telomere inheritance: paternal epigenetic effects increases telomere heritability and offspring survival. PLoS ONE, 6: e17473. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017473

152. Tobler, M., Healey, M. and Olsson, M. 2011. Digit ratio, color polymorphism and egg testosterone in the Australian painted dragon. PLoS ONE, 6: e16225. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016225


Photo: Chameleon. Copyright: C. Ballen.