THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—FALL 2012 EDITION
This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.
In alphabetical order:
Eric Schultz (firstname.lastname@example.org) - Ichthyology (freshwater and marine bony fish, functional ecology, life history evolution)
Kurt Schwenk (email@example.com) - Herpetology (lizards/snakes, functional and evolutionary morphology)
Mark Urban (firstname.lastname@example.org) - Herpetology (salamanders, community and landscape ecology)
Kentwood Wells (email@example.com) - Herpetology (frogs, social behavior, communication)
Who We Are
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.
Papers to Download for Discussion
A test of tail autotomy in blue-tailed lizards
How to make a sexy snake: estrogen activation of female sex pheromone in male red-sided garter snakes.
Allobates femoralis uses both acoustic and visual signals to communicate (i.e., it's not just about croaks)
"...And I'm free, I'm free fallin'
Yeah I'm free, free fallin'..."
- Kratina et al 2012 Ecology (Warming modifies trophic cascades and eutrophication in experimental freshwater communities).pdf
RETURN OF THE BILL
Yet another frog:
The 'Push-Up' as a calling posture in Nectophrynoides tornieri (Anura:Bufonidae) in the Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania
Let's do plan B; this hot off the press (or rather, 'before the press'), and caters to all of our vertebrate persuasions. Plus, it features one of our most famous former graduate students. Plus, Bill has graciously agreed to demonstrate what it REALLY means for a tetrapod to have rhythm...