Publications
2007-2010

2010

151. Sherman, C. D. H., Sagvik, J. and Olsson, M. 2010. Female choice for males with greater fertilization success in the Swedish Moor frog, Rana arvalis. PLoS One, 5 (10): e13634. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013634

150.Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Sdhwartz, T., Madsen, T., Ujvari, B. and Uller, T. 2010. In hot pursuit: fluctuating mating system variation and sexual selection in sand lizards. Evolution, 65 (2): 574-583. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.01152.x

149. Olsson, M., Pauliny, A, Wapstra, E. and Blomqvist, D. 2010. Proximate determinants of telomere length in sand lizards (Lacerta agilis). Biology Letters, 6 (5): 651-653. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0126

148. Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2010. Offspring size and timing of hatching determine survival and reproductive output in a lizard. Oecologia, 162: 663-671. doi: 10.1007/s00442-009-1503.x

147. Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Olsson, M., and Shine, R. 2010. Giving offspring a head start in life: field and experimental evidence for selection on maternal basking behaviour in lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23 (2): 651-657. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01924.x

146. Sherman, C. D. H., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. 2010. Sperm competition and offspring viability at hybridization in Australian tree frogs, Litoria peronii and L. tyleri. Heredity, 104: 141-147. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2009.118

2009

145. Sherman, C, D, H,, Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. 2009. Consistent paternity skew through ontogeny in Peron’s tree frog (Litoria peronii). PLoSOne, 4: eB252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008252

144. Olsson, M., Wilson, M., Isaksson, C. and Uller, T. 2009. Polymorphic ROS scavenging revealed by CCCP in a lizard. Naturwissenschaften, 96: 845-849. doi: 10.1007/s00114-009-0530-0

143. Olsson, M., Wilson, M., Uller, T. and Isaksson, C. 2009. Free radicals run in lizard families without (and perhaps with) mitochondrial uncoupling. Biology Letters, 5: 345-346. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0115

142. Olsson, M., Schwartz, T., Uller, T. and Healey, M. 2009. Effects of sperm storage and male colour on probability of paternity in a polychromatic lizard. Animal Behaviour, 77: 419-424. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.10.017

141. Uller, T., Stuart-Fox, D. and Olsson, M. 2009. Evolution of primary sexual characters in reptiles. In: The evolution of primary sexual characters in animals. J. L. Leonard and A. Córdoba-Aguilar (eds), Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0195325559.

140. Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Olsson, M., Sinn, D. L. and Joss, J. M. P. 2009. Climate effects on offspring sex ratio in a viviparous lizard. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78: 84-90. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01470.x

139. Healey, M. and Olsson, M. 2009. Vitamin E does not elevate survival in free-ranging lizards. Copeia, 2: 339-341. doi: 10.1643/CP-07-269

138. Uller, T., Hollander, J., Astheimer, L. and Olsson, M. 2009. Sex-specific developmental plasticity in response to yolk corticosterone in an oviparous lizard. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212: 1087-1091. doi: 10.1242/jeb.024257

137. Sherman, C. D. H., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. 2009. Consistent male-male paternity differences across female genotypes. Biology Letters, 5: 232-235. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0796

136. Uller, T., Sagvik, J. and Olsson, M. 2009. Pre-hatching exposure to water mold reduces size at metamorphosis in the moor frog. Oecologia, 160: 9-14. doi: 10.1007/s00442-009-1280-6

135. Olsson, M. and Uller, T. 2009. On parsimonious paternity and scientific rigor: a reply to Madsen. Molecular Ecology, 18: 25-27. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-249X.2008.04010.x

134. Healey, M. and Olsson, M. 2009. Too big for his boots: are social costs keeping condition-dependent status signalling honest in an Australian lizard? Austral Ecology, 34: 636-640. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.01968.x

133. Olsson, M., Healey, M., Wapstra, E. and Uller, T. 2009. Testing the quality of a carrier: a field experiment on lizard signallers. Evolution, 63: 695-701. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00569.x

132. Uller, T., While, G., Wapstra, E., Warner, D. A., Goodman, B. A., Schwartzkopf, L., Langkilde, T., Dought, P., Radder, R. S., Rohr, D. H., Bull, C. M., Shine, R. and Olsson, M. 2009. Evaluation of offspring size-number invariants in twelve species of lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22: 143-151. doi: 10.1420-9101.2008.01629.x

131. Olsson, M., Wilson, M., Uller, T., Mott, B., and Isaksson, C. 2009. Variation in levels of Reactive Oxygen Species is explained by maternal identity, sex, and relative clutch size in a lizard. Naturwissenschaften, 96: 25-29. doi: 10.1007/s00114-008-0444-2

130. Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2009. Offspring size number strategies in a lizard with small clutch sizes: tests of invariants and potential implications. Evolutionary Ecology, 23: 363-372. doi: 10.1007/s10682-007-9231-3

2008

129. Sherman, C. D. H., Wapstra, E., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2008. Males with high genetic similarity to females sire more offspring in sperm competition in Peron’s tree frog, Litoria peronii. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, 275: 971-978. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.1626

128. Healey, M. and Olsson, M. 2008. Territory acquisition in a polymorphic lizard – an experimental approach. Austral Ecology, 33: 1015-1021. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2008.01871.x

127. Sagvik, J., Uller, T., and Olsson, M. 2008. A genetic component of resistance to fungal infection in frog embryos. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B, 275: 1393-6. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0078

126. Uller, T., Odierna, G. and Olsson, M. 2008. Sex ratio variation and sex determination in the mallee dragon, Ctenophorus fordi. Integrative Zoology, 3: 157-165. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-4877.2008.00109.x

125. Schwartz, T. and Olsson, M. 2008. Microsatellite markers developed for a Swedish population of sand lizards Lacerta agilis. Conservation Genetics, 9: 719-721. doi: 10.1007/s10592-006-9238-2

124. Sherman, C., Uller, T., Wapstra, E. and Olsson, M. 2008. Within-population variation in ejaculate characteristics in a prolonged breeder, Peron’s tree frog, Litoria peronii. Naturwissenschaften, 95: 1055-1061. doi: 10.1007/s00114-008-0423-7

123. Sherman, C., Wapstra, E., Uller, T. and Olsson M. 2008. Male and female effects on fertilization success and offspring viability in the Peron's tree frog. Austral Ecology, 33: 348-352. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01823.x

122. Olsson, M., Wapstra, E., Healey, M., Schwartz, T. and Uller, T. 2008. Selection on space use in a polymorphic lizard. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 10: 621-627.

121. Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2008. Multiple paternity in reptiles: patterns and processes. Molecular Ecology, 17: 2566-2580. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03772.x

120. Olsson, M., Wilson, M., Isaksson, C., Uller, T. and Mott, B. 2008. Carotenoid intake does not mediate a relationship between Reactive Oxygen Species and bright coloration: experimental test in a lizard. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 1257-1261. doi: 10.1242/jeb.015065

119. Olsson, M., Wilson, M., Uller, T., Mott, B., Isaksson, C., Healey, M., and Wanger, T. 2008. Free radicals run in lizard families. Biology Letters, 42: 186-188. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0611

118. Healey, M., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2008. Variety is the spice of life: female lizards choose to associate with colour-polymorphic male dyads. Ethology, 114: 231-237. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2007.01469.x

117. Sagvik, J., Uller, T., Stenlund, T., and Olsson, M. 2008. Intraspecific variation in fungal infection of frogs eggs. Evolutionary Ecology, 22 (2): 1573-8477. doi: 10.1007/s10682-007-9168-6

2007

116. Olsson, M. 2007. Sexual segregation in vertebrates – ecology of the two sexes. Refereed Book review. ISBE Newsletter, 19 (1): 29-30.

115. Uller, T., Astheimer, L., and Olsson, M. 2007. Consequences of maternal yolk testosterone for offspring development and survival: experimental test in a lizard. Functional Ecology, 21 (3): 544-551. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2007.01264.x

114. Olsson, M., Healey, M. and Astheimer, L. 2007. Afternoon T: testosterone level is higher in red than yellow male polychromatic lizards. Physiology and Behavior, 91: 531–534. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2007.04.025

113. Olsson, M., Schwartz, T., Uller, T. and Healey, M. 2007. Sons are made from old stores: sperm storage effects on sex ratio in a lizard. Biology Letters, 35: 491-493. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0196

112. Olsson, M., Healey, M., Wapstra, E., Schwartz, T., LeBas, N. and Uller, T. 2007. Mating system variation and morph fluctuations in a polymorphic lizard. Molecular Ecology, 16 (24): 5307-5315. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03578.x

111. Wapstra, E., Uller, T., Pen, I., Komduer, J., Olsson, M. and Shine, R. 2007. Disentangling the complexities of vertebrate sex allocation: a role for squamate reptiles? Oikos, 116: 1051–1057. doi: 10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.15811.x

110. Sherman, C. D. H. and Olsson, M. 2007. Polymorphic microsatellite loci in the Australian tree frog, Litoria peronii. Conservation Genetics, 8: 999–1001. doi: 10.1007/s10592-006-9218-6

109. Schwartz, T. and Olsson, M. 2007. Microsatellite markers developed for a Swedish population of sand lizard, Lacerta agilis. Conservation Genetics, 9: 715–717. doi: 10.1007/s10592-008-9530-4

108. Schwartz, T., Warner, D., Beheregaray, L. and Olsson, M. 2007. Microsatellite loci for the Australian Agamids. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7 (3): 528-531. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01644.x

107. Healey, M., Uller, T. and Olsson, M. 2007. Seeing red: morph-specific contest success, and survival rates, in a colour-polymorphic lizard. Animal Behaviour, 74: 337-341. doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.09.01


Photo: Lizard near fence. Copyright: M. Tobler.