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Scientific Papers in Refereed Journals 2004-2007

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2004

397. Shine, R., X. Bonnet, M. Elphick, and E. Barrott. 2004. A novel foraging mode in snakes: browsing by the sea snake Emydocephalus annulatus (Serpentes, Hydrophiidae). Functional Ecology 18:16-24.

398. Shine, R., T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Courtship tactics in garter snakes: how do a male's morphology and behavior influence his mating success? Animal Behaviour 67:477-483.

399. Lourdais, O., R. Shine, X. Bonnet, M. Guillon, and G. Naulleau. 2004. Climate affects offspring phenotypes in a viviparous snake. Oikos 104:551-560.

400. Shine, R. 2004. Seasonal shifts in nest temperature can modify the phenotypes of hatchling lizards, regardless of overall mean incubation temperature. Functional Ecology 18:43-49.

401. Shine, R., B. Phillips, T. Langkilde, D. Lutterschmidt, H. Waye, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Mechanisms and consequences of sexual conflict in garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis, Colubridae). Behavioral Ecology 15:654-660.

402. Caprette, C., M. S. Y. Lee, R. Shine, A. Mokany, and J. F. Downhower. 2004. The origin of snakes (Serpentes) as seen through eye anatomy. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81:469-482.

403. Osterwalder, K., A. Klingenböck, and R. Shine. 2004. Field studies on a social lizard: home range and social organisation in an Australian skink, Egernia major. Austral Ecology 29:241-249.

404. O'Donnell, R. P., N. B. Ford, R. Shine, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Male red-sided garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis) determine female reproductive status from pheromone trails. Animal Behaviour 68:677-683.

405. Goldsbrough, C. L., D. F. Hochuli, and R. Shine. 2004. Fitness benefits of retreat-site selection: spiders, rocks and thermal cues. Ecology 85:1635-1641.

406. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2004. Maternal nest-site choice and offspring fitness in a tropical snake (Tropidonophis mairii, Colubridae). Ecology 85:1627-1634.

407. Fitzgerald, M., R. Shine, and F. Lemckert. 2004. Life history attributes of a threatened Australian snake (Stephen's Banded Snake, Hoplocephalus stephensii, Elapidae). Biological Conservation 119:121-128.

408. Kearney, M., and R. Shine. 2004. Developmental success, stability, and plasticity in closely-related parthenogenetic and sexual lizards (Heteronotia, Gekkonidae). Evolution 58:1560-1572.

409. Wapstra, E., M. Olsson, R. Shine, A. Edwards, R. Swain, and J. M. P. Joss. 2004. Maternal basking behaviour determines offspring sex in a viviparous reptile. Biology Letters 271:S230-S232.

410. Shah, B., R. Shine, S. Hudson, and M. Kearney. 2004. An experimental study of retreat-site selection by thick-tailed geckos, Nephrurus milii. Austral Ecology 29:547-552.

411. O’Connor, D., and R. Shine. 2004. Parental care protects against infanticide in the lizard Egernia saxatilis (Scincidae). Animal Behaviour 68:1361-1369.

412. Seebacher, F., and R. Shine. 2004. Evaluating thermoregulation in reptiles: the fallacy of the inappropriately applied method. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 77:688-695.

413. Shine, R. 2004. Incubation regimes of cold-climate reptiles: the thermal consequences of nest-site choice, viviparity and maternal basking. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 83:145-155.

414. Aubret, F., R. Shine, and X. Bonnet. 2004. Adaptive plasticity in snakes. Nature 431:261-262.

415. Lourdais, O., F. Brischoux, D. DeNardo, and R. Shine. 2004. Protein catabolism in pregnant snakes (Epicrates maurus, Boidae) compromises musculature and performance after reproduction. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 174:383-391.

416. Shine, R., and R. T. Mason. 2004. Patterns of mortality in a cold-climate population of garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis). Biological Conservation 120:201-210.

417. Shine, R., M. Lemaster, M. Wall, T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Why did the snake cross the road? Effects of roads on movement and mate-location by garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis). Ecology and Society 9:9.

418. Shine, R., G. P. Brown, and M. J. Elphick. 2004. Field experiments on foraging in free-ranging water snakes Enhydris polylepis (Homalopsinae). Animal Behaviour 68:1313-1324.

419. Phillips, B., and R. Shine. 2004. Adapting to an invasive species: toxic cane toads induce morphological change in Australian snakes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 101:17150-17155.

420. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2004. Effects of reproduction on the antipredator tactics of snakes (Tropidonophis mairii, Colubridae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56:257-262.

421. Phillips, B., G. P. Brown, and R. Shine. 2004. Assessing the potential for an evolutionary response to rapid environmental change: invasive toads and an Australian snake. Evolutionary Ecology Research 6:799-811.

422. O'Donnell, R., R. Shine, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Seasonal anorexia in the male red-sided garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 56:413-419.

423. Webb, J. K., R. Pringle, and R. Shine. 2004. How do nocturnal snakes select diurnal retreat sites? Copeia 2004:919-925.

424. Shine, R., B. Phillips, H. Waye, M. LeMaster, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Species isolating mechanisms in a mating system with male mate choice (garter snakes, Thamnophis). Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1091-1099.

425. Langkilde, T., R. Shine, and R. T. Mason. 2004. Predatory attacks to the head versus body modify behavioral responses of garter snakes. Ethology 110:937-947.

426. Shine, R. 2004. Does viviparity evolve in cold-climate reptiles because pregnant females maintain stable (not high) body temperatures? Evolution 58:1809-1818.

427. Langkilde, T., and R. Shine. 2004. Competing for crevices: interspecific conflict influences retreat-site selection in montane lizards. Oecologia 140:684-691.

428. Kearney, M., and R. Shine. 2004. Morphological and physiological correlates of hybrid parthenogenesis. American Naturalist 164:803-813.

429. Bonnet, X., R. Shine, and O. Lourdais. 2004. Does gender affect a scientist's research output in evolutionary ecology? Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 10:353-360.


2005

430. Lourdais, O., F. Brischoux, R. Shine, and X. Bonnet. 2005. Adaptive maternal cannibalism in snakes (Epicrates cenchria maurus, Boidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 84:767-774.

431. Kearney, M., and R. Shine. 2005. Lower fecundity in parthenogenetic geckos than sexual relatives in the Australian arid zone. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18:609-618.

432. Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, R. Shine, and S. Maumelat. 2005. Energy expenditure for parental care may be trivial for brooding pythons, Python regius. Animal Behaviour 69:1043-1053.

433. Shine, R., R. P. O'Donnell, T. Langkilde, M. D. Wall, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Snakes in search of sex: the relationship between mate-locating ability and mating success in male garter snakes. Animal Behaviour 69:1251-1258.

434. Shine, R. 2005. Life-history evolution in reptiles. Invited review. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 36:23-46.

435. Webb, J. K., R. Shine, and K. A. Christian. 2005. Intraspecific niche partitioning in a native predator may influence its response to invasion by a toxic prey species. Austral Ecology 30:201-209.

436. Pearson, D. J., R. Shine, and A. Williams. 2005. The spatial ecology of a threatened python (Morelia spilota imbricata) and the effects of anthropogenic habitat change. Austral Ecology 30:261-274.

437. Bonnet, X., I. Ineich, and R. Shine. 2005. Terrestrial locomotion in sea snakes: effects of sex and species on cliff-climbing ability in sea kraits (Serpentes, Elapidae, Laticauda). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 85:433-441.

438. Greenlees, M., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2005. Led by the blind: bandy bandy snakes Vermicella annulata (Elapidae) follow blindsnake chemical trails. Copeia 2005:184-187.

439. Shine, R., T. Langkilde, M. Wall, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Alternative male mating tactics in garter snakes. Animal Behaviour 70:387-396.

440. Shine, R., T. Langkilde, M. Wall, and R. T. Mason. 2005. The fitness correlates of scalation asymmetry in garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis). Functional Ecology 19:306-314.

441. Du, W., X. Ji, and R. Shine. 2005. Does body-volume constrain reproductive output in lizards? Biology Letters 1:98-100.

442. Fitzgerald, M., R. Shine, F. Lemckert, and A. Towerton. 2005. Habitat requirements of the threatened snake species Hoplocephalus stephensii (Elapidae) in eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 30:465-474.

443. Shine, R., M. Wall, T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Scaling the heights: thermally-driven arboreality in garter snakes. Journal of Thermal Biology 30:179-185.

444. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2005. Do changing moisture levels during incubation influence phenotypic traits of hatchling snakes (Tropidonophis mairii)? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78:524-530.

445. Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, R. Shine, and S. Mamelaut. 2005. Swimming and pregnancy in tiger snakes, Notechis scutatus. Amphibia-Reptilia 26:396-400.

446. Vincent, S. E., R. Shine, and G. P. Brown. 2005. Does foraging mode influence sensory modalities for prey detection? A comparison between male and female filesnakes (Acrochordus arafurae, Acrochordidae). Animal Behaviour 70:715-721.

447. Shine, R. 2005. All at sea: aquatic life modifies mate-recognition modalities in sea snakes (Emydocephalus annulatus, Hydrophiidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 57:591-598.

448. Madsen, T., B. Ujvari, M. M. Olsson, and R. Shine. 2005. Paternal alleles enhance female reproductive success in tropical pythons. Molecular Ecology 14:1783-1787.

449. Langkilde, T., V. Lance, and R. Shine. 2005. Ecological consequences of agonistic interactions in lizards. Ecology 86:1650-1659.

450. Langkilde, T., and R. Shine. 2005. How do water skinks avoid shelters already occupied by other lizards? Behaviour 142:203-216.

451. Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, R. Shine, and S. Mamelaut. 2005. Why do female ball pythons (Python regius) coil so tightly around their eggs? Evolutionary Ecology Research 7:743-758.

452. Shine, R., M. Wall, T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Battle of the sexes: forcibly-inseminating male garter snakes target courtship to more vulnerable females. Animal Behaviour 70:1133-1140.

453. Fearn, S., L. Schwarzkopf, and R. Shine. 2005. Giant snakes in tropical forests: a field study of the Australian scrub python, Morelia kinghorni. Wildlife Research 32:193-201.

454. Phillips, B., and R. Shine. 2005. The morphology, and hence impact, of an invasive species (the cane toad, Bufo marinus) changes with time since colonization. Animal Conservation 8:407-413.

455. Llewelyn, J., R. Shine, and J. Webb. 2005. Thermal regimes and diel activity patterns of four species of small elapid snakes from south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology 53:1-8.

456. Shine, R., M. Wall, T. Langkilde, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Do female garter snakes evade males to avoid harassment or to enhance mate quality? American Naturalist 165:660-668.

457. Shine, R., and J. Thomas. 2005. Do lizards and snakes really differ in their ability to take large prey? A study of relative prey mass and feeding tactics in lizards. Oecologia 144:492-498.

458. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2005. Links between female phenotype, life-history and reproductive success in free-ranging snakes (Tropidonophis mairii, Colubridae). Ecology 86:2763-2770.

459. Brown, G. P., R. Shine, and T. Madsen. 2005. Spatial ecology of slatey-grey snakes (Stegonotus cucullatus, Colubridae) on a tropical Australian floodplain. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21:605-612.

460. Du, W., X. Ji, Y. Zhang, X. Xu, and R. Shine. 2005. Identifying sources of variation in reproductive and life history traits among five populations of a Chinese lizard (Takydromus septentrionalis, Lacertidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 85:443-453.

461. Shine, R., T. Shine, J. M. Shine, and B. G. Shine. 2005. Synchrony in capture dates suggests cryptic social organization in sea snakes (Emydocephalus annulatus, Hydrophiidae). Austral Ecology 30:805-811.

462. Warner, D., and R. Shine. 2005. The adaptive significance of temperature-dependent sex determination: experimental tests with a short-lived lizard. Evolution 59:2209-2221.

463. Olsson, M. M., B. Ujvari, E. Wapstra, T. Madsen, R. Shine, and U. Bensch. 2005. Does mate guarding prevent rival mating in snow skink lizards? - a test using AFLP. Herpetologica 61:389-394.

464. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2005. Nesting snakes (Tropidonophis mairii, Colubridae) selectively oviposit in sites that provide evidence of previous successful hatching. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:1134-1137.

465. Langkilde, T., and R. Shine. 2005. Different optimal offspring sizes for sons versus daughters may favor the evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination in viviparous lizards. Evolution 59:2275-2280.

466. Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, D. Pearson, and R. Shine. 2005. How can blind tigersnakes (Notechis scutatus) forage successfully? Australian Journal of Zoology 283-288.

467. Webb, J. K., R. Pringle, and R. Shine. 2005. Canopy removal restores habitat quality for an endangered snake in a fire suppressed landscape. Copeia 2005:894-900.

468. Shine, R., J. K. Webb, A. Lane, and R. T. Mason. 2005. Mate-location tactics in garter snakes: effects of rival males, interrupted trails, and non-pheromonal cues. Functional Ecology 19:1017-1024.

469. Shine, R., and R. T. Mason. 2005. Does large body size in males evolve to facilitate forced insemination? A study on garter snakes. Evolution 59:2426-2432.

470. Shine, R., and R. T. Mason. 2005. Do a male garter snake's energy stores limit his reproductive effort? Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:1265-1270.


2006

471. Madsen, T., B. Ujvari, R. Shine, and M. Olsson. 2006. Rain, rats and pythons: climate-driven population dynamics of predators and prey in tropical Australia. Austral Ecology 31:30-37.

472. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2006. Why do most tropical animals reproduce seasonally? Testing alternative hypotheses on the snake Tropidonophis mairii (Colubridae). Ecology 87:133-143.

473. Shine, R., J. K. Webb, A. Lane, and R. T. Mason. 2006. Flexible mate choice: a male snake's preference for larger females is modified by the sizes of females encountered. Animal Behaviour 71:203-209.

474. Vincent, S. E., B. R. Moon, R. Shine, and A. Herrel. 2006. The functional meaning of "prey size" in snakes: influence of prey dimensions on feeding performance in water snakes (Nerodia fasciata, Serpentes, Colubridae). Oecologia 147:204-211.

475. Goldsbrough, C. L., R. Shine, and D. F. Hochuli. 2006. Factors affecting retreat-site selection by coppertail skinks (Ctenotus taeniolatus) from sandstone outcrops in eastern Australia. Austral Ecology 31:326-336.

476. Phillips, B. L., and R. Shine. 2006. Allometry and selection in a novel predator-prey system: Australian snakes and the invading cane toad. Oikos 112:122-130.

477. Lourdais, O., R. Shine, X. Bonnet, and F. Brischoux. 2006. Sex differences in body composition, performance and behaviour in the Colombian rainbow boa (Epicrates cenchria maurus, Boidae). Journal of Zoology 269:175-182.

478. O'Connor, D., and R. Shine. 2006. Kin discrimination in the social lizard Egernia saxatilis (Scincidae). Behavioral Ecology 17:206-211.

479. Madsen, T., B. Ujvari, R. Shine, W. Buttemer, and M. Olsson. 2006. Size matters: extraordinary rodent abundance on an Australian tropical floodplain. Austral Ecology 31:361-365.

480. Phillips, B., and R. Shine. 2006. Spatial and temporal variation in the morphology (and thus, predicted impact) of an invasive species in Australia. Ecography 29:205-212.

481. Avolio, C., R. Shine, and A. Pile. 2006. Sexual dimorphism in scale rugosity in sea snakes (Hydrophiidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89:343-354.

482. Llewelyn, J., R. Shine, and J. Webb. 2006. Time of testing affects locomotor performance in diurnal versus nocturnal snakes. Journal of Thermal Biology 31:268-273.

483. Webb, J., K. Christian, and R. Shine. 2006. The adaptive significance of reptilian viviparity in the tropics: testing the "maternal manipulation" hypothesis. Evolution 60:115-122.

484. Shine, R., W. R. Branch, P. S. Harlow, J. K. Webb, and T. Shine. 2006. Biology of burrowing asps (Atractaspididae) from Southern Africa. Copeia 2006:103-115.

485. Hagman, M., and R. Shine. 2006. Spawning-site selection by feral cane toads (Bufo marinus) at an invasion front in tropical Australia. Austral Ecology 31:551-558.

486. Radder, R. S., S. K. Saidapur, R. Shine, and B. A. Shanbhag. 2006. The language of lizards: interpreting the function of visual displays in the Indian rock lizard, Psammophilus dorsalis (Agamidae). Journal of Ethology 24:275-283.

487. Warner, D., and R. Shine. 2006. Morphological variation does not influence locomotor performance within a cohort of hatchling lizards (Amphibolurus muricatus, Agamidae). Oikos 114:126-134.

488. Allsop, D. J., D. Warner, T. Langkilde, W. Du, and R. Shine. 2006. Do operational sex ratios influence sex allocation in viviparous lizards with temperature-dependent sex determination? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:1175-1182.

489. Shah, B., S. Hudson, and R. Shine. 2003. Social aggregation by thick-tailed geckos (Nephrurus milii): does scat-piling play a role? Australian Journal of Zoology 54:271-275.

490. Phillips, B. L., and R. Shine. 2006. An invasive species induces rapid adaptive change in a native predator: cane toads and black snakes in Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B 273:1545-1550.

491. Langkilde, T., and R. Shine. 2006. How much stress do researchers inflict on their study animals? A case study using a scincid lizard, Eulamprus heatwolei. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:1035-1043.

492. Shine, R., T. Langkilde, M. Wall, and R. T. Mason. 2006. Temporal dynamics of emergence and dispersal of garter snakes from a communal den in Manitoba. Wildlife Research 33:103-111.

493. Avolio, C., R. Shine, and A. J. Pile. 2006. The adaptive significance of sexually dimorphic scale rugosity in sea snakes. American Naturalist 167:728-738.

494. Shine, R. 2006. Is increased maternal basking an adaptation or a pre-adaptation to viviparity in lizards? Journal of Experimental Zoology 305A:524-535.

495. Greenlees, M. J., G. P. Brown, J. K. Webb, B. L. Phillips, and R. Shine. 2006. Effects of an invasive anuran (the cane toad, Bufo marinus) on the invertebrate fauna of a tropical Australian floodplain. Animal Conservation 9:431-438.

496. Brown, G. P., C. M. Shilton, and R. Shine. 2006. Do parasites matter? Assessing the fitness consequences of haemogregarine infection in snakes. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:668-676.

497. Elphick, M., J. Thomas, and R. Shine. 2006. Courtship and copulation in the southern water skink, Eulamprus heatwolei. Herpetofauna 36:25-26.

498. Shine, R., W. R. Branch, J. K. Webb, P. S. Harlow, and T. Shine. 2006. Sexual dimorphism, reproductive biology and dietary habits of psammophiine snakes (Colubridae) from southern Africa. Copeia 2006:650-664.

499. Brown, G. P., B. L. Phillips, J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2006. Toad on the road: use of roads as dispersal corridors by cane toads (Bufo marinus) at an invasion front in tropical Australia. Biological Conservation 133:88-94.

500. Phillips, B. L., G. P. Brown, J. Webb, and R. Shine. 2006. Runaway toads: an invasive species evolves speed and thus spreads more rapidly through Australia. Nature 439:803.

501. Radder, R., and R. Shine. 2006. Thermally-induced torpor in fullterm lizard embryos synchronises hatching with ambient conditions. Biology Letters 2:415-416.

502. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2006. Effects of nest temperature and moisture on phenotypic traits of hatchling snakes (Tropidonophis mairii, Colubridae) from tropical Australia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89:159-168.

503. Ineich, I, X. Bonnet, R. Shine, T. Shine, F. Brischoux, M. Lebreton, and L. Chirio. 2006. What, if anything, is a 'typical' viper? Biological attributes of basal viperid snakes (genus Causus Wagler, 1830). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89:575-588.

504. Shine, R., and M. B. Thompson. 2006. Did embryonic responses to incubation conditions drive the evolution of reproductive modes in squamate reptiles? Herpetological Monographs 20:159-171.


2007

505. Phillips, B. L., G. P. Brown, M. Greenlees, J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2007. Rapid expansion of the cane toad (Bufo marinus) invasion front in tropical Australia. Austral Ecology 32:169-176.

506. Radder, R., and R. Shine. 2007. Germinal bed condition in a polyautochronic single-clutched lizard, Bassiana duperreyi (Scincidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 28:159-162.

507. Wall, M., and R. Shine. 2007. Dangerous prey: how do snake-like lizards (Lialis burtonis Gray, Pygopodidae) subdue their lizard prey? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91:719-727.

508. Warner, D., and R. Shine. 2007. Fitness of juvenile lizards depends on seasonal timing of hatching, not offspring body size. Oecologia 154:65-73.

509. Shine, R., W. R. Branch, J. K. Webb, P. S. Harlow, T. Shine, and J. S. Keogh. 2007. Ecology of cobras from southern Africa. Journal of Zoology 272:183-193.

510. Radder, R., S. Ali, and R. Shine. 2007. Offspring sex is not related to maternal allocation of yolk steroids in the lizard Bassiana duperreyi (Scincidae). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80:220-227.

511. Pizzatto, L., Almeida-Santos, S. M., and Shine, R. 2007. Habitat use, morphology and life-history: morphological and reproductive adaptations to arboreality in snakes. Ecology 88:359-366.

512. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2007. Repeatability and heritability of reproductive traits in free-ranging snakes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:588-596.

513. Hagman, M., and R. Shine. 2007. Effects of invasive cane toads on Australian mosquitoes: does the dark cloud have a silver lining? Biological Invasions 9:445-452.

514. Radder, R., D. Warner, J. Cuervo, and R. Shine. 2007. The functional significance of residual yolk in hatchling lizards (Amphibolurus muricatus, Agamidae). Functional Ecology 21:302-309.

515. Warner, D., J. Thomas, and R. Shine. 2007. A simple and reliable method for attaching radio-transmitters to lizards. Herpetological Conservation Biology 1:129-131.

516. Radder, R., and R. Shine. 2007. Sex-based hatching asynchrony in an oviparous lizard (Bassiana duperreyi, Scincidae). Austral Ecology 32:502-508.

517. Ineich, I., X. Bonnet, F. Brischoux, M. Kulbicki, B. Séret, and R. Shine. 2007. Anguilliform fishes and sea-kraits: neglected predators in coral-reef ecosystems. Marine Biology 151:793-802.

518. Keogh, J. S., J. K. Webb, and R. Shine. 2006. Spatial genetic analysis and long-term mark-recapture data demonstrate male-biased dispersal in a snake. Biology Letters 3:33-35.

519. Semeniuk, M., F. Lemckert, and R. Shine. 2007. Breeding-site selection by cane toads (Bufo marinus) and native frogs in northern New South Wales. Wildlife Research 34:59-66.

520. Warner, D. A., and R. Shine. 2007. Reproducing lizards modify sex allocation in response to operational sex ratio. Biology Letters 3:47-50.

521. Warner, D. A., M. Lovern, and R. Shine. 2007. Maternal nutrition affects reproductive output and sex allocation in a lizard with environmental sex determination. Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B 274:883-890.

522. Langkilde, T. L., and R. Shine. 2007. Interspecific conflict in lizards: social dominance depends upon an individual's species not its body size. Austral Ecology 32:869-877.

523. Shine, R., D. Warner, and R. Radder. 2007. Windows of sexual lability during embryonic development in two lizard species with environmental sex determination. Ecology 88:1781-1788.

524. Aubret, F., and R. Shine. 2007. Rapid prey-induced shift in body size in an isolated snake population (Notechis scutatus, Elapidae). Austral Ecology 32:889-899.

525. Wapstra, E., T. Uller, I. Pen, J. Komdeur, M. Olsson, and R. Shine. 2007. Disentangling the complexities of vertebrate sex allocation - a role for squamate reptiles? Oikos 116:1051-1057.

526. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2007. Like mother, like daughter: inheritance of nest-site location in snakes. Biology Letters 3:131-133.

527. Cuervo, J. J., and R. Shine. 2007. The hues of a dragon's belly: morphological correlates of ventral coloration in water dragons. Journal of Zoology 273:298-304.

528. Urban, M., B. L. Phillips, D. K. Skelly, and R. Shine. 2007. The cane toad's (Chaunus marinus) increasing ability to invade Australia is revealed by a dynamically updated range model. Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B 274:1413-1419.

529. Greenlees, M. J., G. P. Brown, J. K. Webb, B. L. Phillips, and R. Shine. 2007. Do invasive cane toads (Chaunus marinus) compete with Australian frogs (Cyclorana australis)? Austral Ecology 32:900-907.

530. Langkilde, T., D. O'Connor, and R. Shine. 2007. Benefits of parental care: do juvenile lizards obtain better-quality habitat by remaining with their parents? Austral Ecology 32:950-954.

531. Radder, R., and R. Shine. 2007. Why do female lizards lay their eggs in communal nests? Journal of Animal Ecology 76:881-887.

532. Radder, R., and R. Shine. 2007. Are the phenotypic traits of hatchling lizards affected by maternal allocation of steroids to the egg? General and Comparative Endocrinology 154:111-119.

533. Radder, R., D. A. Warner, and R. Shine. 2007. Compensating for a bad start: catch-up growth in juvenile lizards (Amphibolurus muricatus, Agamidae). Journal of Experimental Zoology 307A:500-508.

534. Aubret, F., X. Bonnet, and R. Shine. 2007. The role of adaptive plasticity in a major evolutionary transition: early aquatic experience affects locomotor performance of terrestrial snakes. Functional Ecology 21:1154-1161.

535. Brown, G. P., and R. Shine. 2007. Rain, prey and predators: climatically-driven shifts in frog abundance modify reproductive allometry in a tropical snake. Oecologia 154:361-368.

536. Brischoux, F., X. Bonnet, and R. Shine. 2007. Foraging ecology of marine snakes (sea kraits, Laticauda spp.) in the Neo-Caledonian Lagoon. Marine Ecology Progress Series 350:145-151.

537. Brown, G. P., C. M. Shilton, B. L. Phillips, and R. Shine. 2007. Invasion, stress, and spinal arthritis in cane toads. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104:17698-17700.

538. Phillips, B. L., and R. Shine. 2007. When dinner is dangerous: toxic frogs elicit species-specific responses from a generalist snake predator. American Naturalist 170:936-942.