Publications
2011-2012

2013

168. Uller, T., Schwartz, T. and Olsson, M. In press. 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.

167. Olsson, M., Stuart-Fox, D. and Ballen, C. 2013. Genetics and evolution of colour patterns in reptiles. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. Published online April 2013. 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.