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=='''THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—FALL 2012 EDITION'''==
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=='''THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—SPRING 2013 EDITION'''==
 
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This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.<br/>
 
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=='''Papers to Download for Discussion'''==
 
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'''31 AUGUST'''<br/>
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'''25 JANUARY'''<br/>
 
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Kurt<br/>
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A horror-Bill start to the semester<br/>
A test of tail autotomy in blue-tailed lizards
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Egset%20et%20al%202012%20-%20Artificial%20selection%20on%20allometry.pdf}}
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/VertLunch8_31.pdf}}
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:Egset et al 2012 - Artificial selection on allometry.pdf
:VertLunch8_31.pdf
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[[Image:vertlunchguppies.png|center|Guppies are the divas of the fish world. I blame Jon.]]
[[Image:BlueTailedSkink.jpg|center|frame| A blue-tailed skink—the tail can be voluntarily dropped off, or 'autotomized']]
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'''7 SEPTEMBER'''<br/>
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Jessie<br/>
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How to make a sexy snake: estrogen activation of female sex pheromone in male red-sided garter snakes.
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/sexy%20snake.pdf}}
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:sexy snake.pdf
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[[Image:Mating_ball.jpg|center|frame| A large female red-sided garter snake is swamped by smaller males upon emerging from hibernation]]
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[[Image:sssexy.jpg|center|frame| Warning: do NOT type the phrase "sexy snake" into google image search with your safe search off.]]
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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: <br/>Chemistry getting you down? Read a summary of this article in layman's terms [http://www.reptilechannel.com/reptile-news/2012/02/10/scent-and-mating-of-red-sided-garter-snake.aspx HERE]. <br/>
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Get up-close-and-personal with a garter snake mating ball with [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSO4ooNN_MY&feature=player_embedded THIS VIDEO].
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''Allobates femoralis'' uses both acoustic and visual signals to communicate (i.e., it's not just about croaks)
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/FrogMultimodalComm10.pdf}}
 
:FrogMultimodalComm10.pdf
 
[[Image:Allobates_femoralis.jpg|center|frame| ''Allobates femoralis'' is a dendrobatid ('poison dart' frog, not as brightly colored as many others]]
 
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Wasko%20%26%20Sasa%202012.pdf}}
 
:Wasko & Sasa 2012.pdf
 
[[Image:Bothrops-asper.jpg|center|frame| ''Bothrops asper'', a tropical pitviper]]
 
  
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'''1 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
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Sara "Oh God, the" Horwitz
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Cues%20to%20body%20size%20in%20the%20formant%20spacing%20of%20male%20koala.pdf}}
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:Cues to body size in the formant spacing of male koala.pdf
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[[Image:bignosekoala.png|center|So cute. So fluffy.]]
 
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'''28 SEPTEMBER'''<br/>
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[[Image:snowed_in.jpg|center|"you ain't goin nowhere... ooee, ride me high, tomorrow's the day my ride's a-gonna come".]]
Bill<br/>
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Winkler%20and%20Van%20Buskirk%202012%20-%20Venue%20influences%20on%20tadpoles.pdf}}
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:Winkler and Van Buskirk 2012 - Venue influences on tadpoles.pdf
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[http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.01965.x/suppinfo '''Supporting Information for paper''']
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[[Image:marksaweirdguy.jpg|center|frame| Mark has some weird photos on his website.]]
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'''5 OCTOBER'''<br/>
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'''15 FEBRUARY'''<br/>
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You can run, but you can't Heid(i) from hypoxia.
Lyndsay
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Cote2012AtlanticSalmonHypoxiaExperiment2.pdf}}
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/GroundSquirrelTailFlagRattlesnake12.pdf}}
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:GroundSquirrelTailFlagRattlesnake12.pdf
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[[Image:SalmonEmbryosFujimaki.jpg|center|"Phooone hooome"]]
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[[Image:2GroundSquirrels.jpg|center|frame|Cute little California ground squirrels]] ||  [[Image:CrotalusInGroundSquirrelHole.jpg|center|frame|Watch out little ground squirrels!  There's someone waiting for you at home...]] ||
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||  [[Image:CrotalusOregEatingGroundSquirrelPup.jpg|center|frame|Sometimes the snakes win...]] ||  [[Image:GroundSquirrelEatsPituophis.jpg|center|frame|...and sometimes they lose (in this case a ''Pituophis'']]  ||
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'''12 OCTOBER'''<br/>
 
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Baby-killing skinks!<br>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Maternal%20care%20in%20a%20social%20lizard%20links%20between%20female%20aggression.pdf}}
 
:Maternal care in a social lizard links between female aggression.pdf
 
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|  [[Image:EgerniaWhitiiWhitesSkink.jpg|center|frame| White's skink (''Egernia whitii'')]]  ||  [[Image:StopInfanticideOfBabySkinks.jpg|center|frame|]] ||
 
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Sofia<br>
 
:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/MammHyenaProblemSolving12.pdf}}
 
:MammHyenaProblemSolving12.pdf
 
[[Image:HyenaMouthOpen.jpg|center|frame|]]
 
 
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Do I hear hist-Eric-al screaming?
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:{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/courses/vertlunch/restricted/Tingley2012GlobalChangeBirdDistributions.pdf}}
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[[Image:scream.jpg|center|Do it, you'll feel better.]]
 
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Revision as of 09:28, 13 February 2013

Contents

THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—SPRING 2013 EDITION


This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.


Faculty Instructors


In alphabetical order:

Eric Schultz (eric.schultz@uconn.edu) - Ichthyology (freshwater and marine bony fish, functional ecology, life history evolution)
Kurt Schwenk (kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (lizards/snakes, functional and evolutionary morphology)
Mark Urban (mark.urban@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (salamanders, community and landscape ecology)
Kentwood Wells (kentwood.wells@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (frogs, social behavior, communication)


Who We Are


FORTHCOMING


How to Upload a Paper to This Site


To upload a pdf use THIS FORM (note that you will be asked for username and password to access the form - contact Schultz, Schwenk or Wells to obtain)
Once you have used the form to upload a pdf file, it will email you the hypertext to copy and paste below the proper date (while in 'edit' mode). For additional help on doing this, consult the instructions for hypertext links in Help.
We've just learned why Bill left Tampa in a hurry. It's not good. Watch yourselves! He's easy to spot - he's a little runt of a guy... (click on the photo to get a better look) Photo by Tampa PD
Black racer wagging its tongue like a dog (click on pic to see animation!). Photo by T. Landberg
Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) tongue-flicking. Photo by K. Schwenk and C. Smith.
A helmeted iguana, Corytophanes hernandezii, in Belize. Photo by K. Hurme.
A spoiled domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris, in Connecticut. Photo by Evan Schultz.
Huge, slimy green reptile accompanied by an iguana. Photo by T. Landberg with K. Schwenk's camera
Tropical treefrog, Agalychnis, with hideous, parasitic growth. Photo by C. Smith
Our fearless leader. Photo by K. Schwenk
Our fearless leader after unfortunate dipnet accident. Photo by K. Schwenk
Resident ich, Dr. Eric 'Gonopodium' Schultz of UConn attended closely by resident ick of the Fenton River, Dr. 'Pierce Your Ear For You? Crayfish. Photo by K. Hurme


Papers to Download for Discussion


25 JANUARY

A horror-Bill start to the semester

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Egset et al 2012 - Artificial selection on allometry.pdf
Guppies are the divas of the fish world. I blame Jon.



1 FEBRUARY
Sara "Oh God, the" Horwitz

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Cues to body size in the formant spacing of male koala.pdf
So cute. So fluffy.



8 FEBRUARY

"you ain't goin nowhere... ooee, ride me high, tomorrow's the day my ride's a-gonna come".


15 FEBRUARY
You can run, but you can't Heid(i) from hypoxia.

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Cote2012AtlanticSalmonHypoxiaExperiment2.pdf
"Phooone hooome"





22 FEBRUARY
Do I hear hist-Eric-al screaming?

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Tingley2012GlobalChangeBirdDistributions.pdf
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Tingley et al 2012 global change biology supplementary information.pdf
Do it, you'll feel better.





1 MARCH


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22 MARCH


29 MARCH


5 APRIL


12 APRIL


19 APRIL


26 APRIL


3 MAY






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