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Irschick DJ, Garland T. Jr. 2001. Integrating function and ecology in studies of adaptation: Studies of locomotor capacity as a model system. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 32:367-396.

Aguirre, L.F., A. Herrel, R. Van Damme and E. Matthysen. 2002. Ecomorphological analysis of trophic niche partitioning in a tropical savanna bat community. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 269: 1271-1278.

Herrel, A., D. Adriaens, P. Aerts and W. Verraes. 2002. Bite performance in clariid fishes with hypertrophied jaw adductors as deduced by bite modelling. Journal of Morphology. 253: 196-205.

Herrel, A., J.J. Meyers, J.-P. Timmermans and K.C. Nishikawa. 2002. Supercontracting muscle: producing tension over extreme muscle lengths. Journal of Morphology 205: 2167-2173.

Herrel, A., J.J. Meyers and B. Vanhooydonck. 2002. Relations between micro habitat use and limb shape in phrynosomatid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77(1): 149-163.

Herrel, A., J.C. O'Reilly and A.M. Richmond. 2002. Evolution of bite performance in turtles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 15: 1083-1094.

Meyers, J.J., A. Herrel and K.C. Nishikawa (2002) Comparative study of the innervation patterns of the hyobranchial musculature in three iguanian lizards, Sceloporus undulatus, Pseudotrapelus sinaitus and Chamaeleo jacksonii. Anatomical Record 267: 177-189.

Verwaijen, D., R. Van Damme and A. Herrel. 2002. Relationships between head size, bite force, prey handling efficiency and diet in two sympatric lacertid lizards. Functional Ecology 16: 842-850

Vanhooydonck, B., R. Van Damme and P. Aerts. 2002. Variation in speed, gait characteristics, and microhabitat use in lacertid lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology. 205:1037-1046.

Van Damme, R., R. Wilson, B. Vanhooydonck and P. Aerts. 2002. Performance constraints in decathletes. Nature 415: 755-756.

Herrel, A., J.J. Meyers and B. Vanhooydonck 2002. Relations between micro habitat use and limb shape in phrynosomatid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 77(1): 149-163.

Van Damme, R. and B. Vanhooydonck. 2002. Speed versus manoeuvrability: association between vertebral number and habitat structure in lacertid lizards. Journal of Zoology London 258: 327-334

Jackman T, Irschick DJ, de Queiroz K, Losos JB, Larson A. 2002. A molecular phylogenetic perspective on evolution of lizards of the Anolis grahami series. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 294:1-16.

Irschick DJ. 2002. Evolutionary approaches for studying functional morphology: Examples from studies of performance capacity. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 42:278-290.

VanHooydonck B, Irschick DJ. 2002. Is Evolution Predictable? Co-evolutionary patterns of ecology, performance, and morphology in Old and New World lizard Radiations. In Topics in Vertebrate Functional and Ecological Morphology, Eds. Aerts, P, Herrell, Van Damme, R. pp. 191-204, Maastricht: Shaker Publishing.

Macrini, TE, Irschick DJ, Losos JB. 2003. Ecomorphological differences in toepad characteristics between mainland and island anoles. Journal of Herpetology. 37:52-58.

Toro E*, Herrel A, Vanhooydonck B, Irschick DJ. 2003. A biomechanical analysis of intra- and interspecific scaling of jumping and morphology in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology (Cover). 206:2641-2652.

Irschick DJ, VanHooydonck B, Herrel A, and Androsceu A*. 2003. Effects of loading and size on maximum power output and kinematics in geckos. Journal of Experimental Biology. 206:3923-3934.

Irschick DJ. 2003. Studying performance in nature: Implications for fitness variation within populations. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 43:36-47.

Vincent S, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2004. Ontogeny of intersexual head shape and prey selection in the pitviper Agkistrodon piscivorus. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 81:151-159.

Ramos M*, Irschick DJ, Christenson T. 2004. Overcoming an evolutionary conflict: Removal of a reproductive organ greatly enhances locomotor performance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101:4883-4887.

Toro E*, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2004. The evolution of jumping performance in Caribbean Anolis lizards: solutions to biomechanical trade-offs. The American Naturalist. 163:844-856.

Herrel A, Vanhooydonck B, Joachim R*, Irschick, DJ. 2004. Frugivory in polychrotid lizards: Effects of body size. Oecologia. 140:160-168.

Vincent S, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2004. Sexual dimorphism in head shape and diet in the cottonmouth snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus). Journal of Zoology, London. 264:53-59.

Michael SF, Buckley CR, Toro ER, Estrada A, and Vincent SE. 2004. Induced ovulation and egg deposition in the direct developing anuran Eleutherodactylus coqui. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 2:6.

Elstrott J*, Irschick DJ. 2004. Evolutionary correlations among morphology, habitat use and clinging performance in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 83:389-398.

Lailvaux S, Herrel A, VanHooydonck B, Meyers J, Irschick DJ. 2004. Performance Capacity, Fighting Tactics, and the Evolution of Life-Stage male morphs in the Green Anole Lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 271:2501 - 2508.

Buckley CR, Michael SF, Irschick DJ. 2005. Early hatching and substrate type decrease jumping performance in a direct-developing frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui. Functional Ecology. 19:67-72.

VanHooydonck B, Herrel A, Van Damme R, Irschick DJ. 2005. Does dewlap size predict male bite performance in Jamaican Anolis lizards? Functional Ecology. 19:38-42.

Vanhooydonck B, Andronescu A*, Herrel, A, Irschick DJ. 2005. Effects of substrate structure on speed and acceleration capacity in climbing geckos. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 85:385-393.

Irschick DJ, Vanhooydonck B, Meyers J, Herrel A. 2005. Intraspecific correlations among morphology, performance, and habitat use within a green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) population. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 85:211-221.

Irschick DJ, Carlisle E*, Elstrott J*, Ramos M*, Buckley C, Vanhooydonck B, Meyers J, Herrel A. 2005. A comparison of habitat use, morphology, clinging performance, and escape behavior among two divergent green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) populations. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 85:223-234.

Vincent S, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2005. Comparisons of aquatic vs. terrestrial strike kinematics and performance in a pitviper, Agkistrodon piscivorus. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 303A:476-488.

Ramos M*, Coddington JA, Christenson TE, Irschick DJ. 2005. Have male and female genitalia co-evolved? A phylogenetic analysis of genitalic morphology and sexual size dimorphism in web-building spiders (Araneae: Orbiculariae). Evolution. 59:1989-1999 (Cover).

McMillan, DA, Fearnley SL, Rank NE, Dahlhoff EP. 2005. Natural temperature variation affects larval survival, development and Hsp70 expression in a leaf beetle. Functional Ecology. 19:844-852. 

Bloch N*, Irschick DJ. 2005. Toe-clipping dramatically reduces clinging performance in a pad-bearing lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Journal of Herpetology. 39:288-293.

Irschick DJ, Dyer L, Sherry T. 2005. Phylogenetic methodologies for studying specialization. Oikos. 110:404-408.

Vincent, SE., Shine, R. and Brown GP. 2005. Does foraging mode influence sensory modalites for prey detection? A comparison between males and female filesnakes (Acrochordus arafurae Acrochordidae). Animal Behaviour. 70: 715-721.

Irschick DJ, Herrel A, Vanhooydonck B, Huyghe K, Van Damme R. 2005. Locomotor compensation creates a mismatch between laboratory and field estimates of escape speed in lizards: A cautionary tale for performance to fitness studies. Evolution (Cover). 59:1579-1587.

Vanhooydonck B, Aerts P, Irschick DJ, Herrel A. 2005. Power generation during locomotion in Anolis lizards: an ecomorphological approach. In Biomechanics: A mechanical approach to the ecology of animals and plants. A. Herrel, T. Speck and N. Rowe, Eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. P. 253-269.

Bergmann P, Irschick DJ. 2005. Effects of temperature on maximum clinging ability in a diurnal gecko: Evidence for a passive clinging mechanism? Journal of Experimental Zoology. 303A:785-791.

Kronauer, DJC, Bergmann, PJ, Mercer JM, and Russell, AP. 2005. A phylogeographically distinct and deep divergence in the widespread Neotropical turnip-tailed gecko, Thecadactylus rapicauda. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34:431-437.

Melin, AD, Bergmann, PJ, and Russell, AP. 2005. Mammalian postnatal growth estimates: the influence of weaning on the choice of a comparative metric. Journal of Mammalogy 86:1042-1049.

Vanhooydonck B, Herrel A, Meyers J, Van Damme R, Irschick DJ. 2005. The role of the dewlap as a visual cue depends on age and sex in an A. carolinensis population. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 59:157-165.

Lailvaux, S.P., J. Hathway, J. Pomfret, and R.J. Knell. 2005. Horn size predicts physical performance in the beetle Euoniticellus intermedius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Functional Ecology. 19: 632-639.

Vincent SE, Dang P*, Irschick DJ, Rossell J*. 2006. Do juvenile gape-limited predators compensate for their small size when feeding? Journal of Zoology, London. 268:279-284.

Vincent SE, Lailvaux SP. 2006. Female morphology, web design, and the potential for multiple mating in Nephila clavipes: Do fat-bottomed girls make the spider world go round? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 87:95-102.

Irschick DJ, Lailvaux S. 2006. Age-specific forced polymorphism in vertebrates: Implications for demographic studies examining ontogenetic changes in morphology and function. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 79:73-82 .

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 function and performance in water snakes (Nerodia fasciata, Serpentes, Colubridae). Oecologia. 147:204-211.

Irschick DJ, Gentry G, Herrel A, VanHooydonck B. 2006. Effects of sarcophagid fly infestations on green anole Lizards (Anolis carolinensis): An analysis across seasons and age/sex classes. Journal of Herpetology. 40:107-112.

Bergmann PJ, Irschick DJ. 2006. Effects of temperature on maximum acceleration, deceleration and power output during vertical running in geckos. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209:1404-1412.

Bloch N*, Irschick DJ. 2006. An analysis of inter-population divergence in visual display behaviour of the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Ethology. 112:370-378.

Lailvaux S, Irschick DJ. 2006. No evidence for female association with high-performance males in the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Ethology. 112:707-715.

Bergmann, PJ, Melin, AD, and Russell, AP. 2006. Differential segmental growth of the vertebral column of the rat (Rattus norvegicus). Zoology. 109: 54-65. 

Irschick DJ, Ramos M*, Buckley C, Elstrott J*, Carlisle E*, Lailvaux S, Bloch N*, Herrel A, VanHooydonck B. 2006. Are morphology->performance relationships invariant across different seasons? A test with the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Oikos. 114:49-59.

Toro E*, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2006. Movement control strategies during jumping in a lizard (Anolis valencienni). Journal of Biomechanics. 39:2014-2019.

Meyers J, Irschick DJ, VanHooydonck B, Herrel A. 2006. Divergent roles for multiple sexual signals in a polygynous lizard. Functional Ecology. 20:709-716.

Lailvaux S, Irschick DJ. 2006. A Functional Perspective on Sexual Selection: Insights and Future Prospects. Animal Behaviour 72:263-273.

Irschick DJ, Herrel A, VanHooydonck B. 2006. Whole-organism studies of adhesion in pad-bearing lizards: Creative evolutionary solutions to functional problems. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 192:1169-1177.

Warkentin KM, Buckley CR, and Metcalf KM. 2006. Effects of egg development on efficiency and choices of wasps foraging on red-eyed tree frogs. Animal Behaviour. 71:417-425.

VanHooydonck B, Herrel A, Van Damme R, Irschick DJ. 2006. The quick and the fast: the evolution of acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards. Evolution (Cover). 60:2137–2147.

Meyers JJ, Herrel A, Nishikawa K. 2006. Ecomorphology of the feeding system in a specialized group of lizards (Phrynosoma). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 89:13-24.

VanHooydonck B, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2006. Out on a limb: the differential effect of substrate diameter on acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 4515-4523.

Herrel A, Joachim R*, VanHooydonck B, Irschick DJ. 2006. Ecological consequences of ontogenetic changes in head shape and bite performance in the Jamaican lizard Anolis Lineatopus. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 89:443-454.

Huyghe K, Herrel A, Vanhooydonck B, Meyers JJ, Irschick DJ. 2007. Microhabitat use, diet, and performance data on the Hispaniolan twig anole, Anolis sheplani: Pushing the boundries of morphospace. Zoology (Cover). 110:2-8.

Bergeron, C. M., J. F. Husak, J. M. Unrine, C. S. Romanek, and W. A. Hopkins. 2007. Influence of feeding ecology on blood mercury concentrations in four species of turtles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26:1733-1741

Buckley CR, Jackson M*, Youssef M*, Irschick DJ, Adolph S. 2007. Testing the persistence of phenotypic plasticity after incubation in the Western Fence Lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 9:169-183.

McElroy E, Meyers JJ, Reilly SM, Irschick DJ. 2007. Dissecting the effects of behavior and habitat on the locomotion of a lizard (Urosaurus ornatus). Animal Behaviour. 73:359-365.

Bergmann PJ, Russell AP. 2007. Systematics and biogeography of the widespread Neotropical gekkonid genus Thecadactylus (Squamata), with the description of a new cryptic species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 149:339-370.

Rank NE, Bruce DA, McMillan D, Barclay C, Dahlhoff EP. 2007. Phosphoglucose isomerase genotype affects running speed and heat shock protein expression after exposure to extreme temperatures in a montane willow beetle. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:750-764.

Lailvaux S, Irschick DJ. 2007. Effects of temperature and sex on jump biomechanics and performance in the lizard Anolis carolinensis. Functional Ecology. 21:534-543.

Schaerlaeken V, Meyers JJ, Herrel A. 2007. Modulation of prey capture kinematics and the role of lingual sensory feedback in the lizard Pogona vitticeps. Zoology. 110:127-138.

Miles DB, Losos JB, Irschick DJ. 2007. Morphological and performance correlates of foraging mode. Foraging Biology in Squamates. In Biological Bases for the Sit-and-Wait vs. Wide-Foraging Paradigm. Eds. Steve Reilly, Lance McBrayer, and Don Miles. P. 49-93. Cambridge University Press, Boston.

Irschick DJ, Herrel A, Vanhooydonck B, Van Damme R. 2007. A functional approach to sexual selection. Functional Ecology (Cover). 21:621-626.

Vanhooydonck B, Irschick DJ, Herrel A, Huyghe K, Van Damme R. 2007. A performance based approach to the index versus handicap debate in sexual selection studies. Functional Ecology (Cover). 21:645-652.

Vanhooydonck B, Herrel A, Irschick DJ. 2007. Determinants of intersexual differences in escape behaviour in Anolis lizards: a comparative approach. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 47:200-210.

Irschick DJ, Meyers JJ. 2007. An analysis of the relative roles of plasticity and natural selection on morphology and performance in a lizard (Urosaurus ornatus). Oecologia. 153:489-499.

Bailey J, Lindroth R, Schweitzer J, Whitam T, Irschick DJ. 2007. Rapid Shifts in the Chemical Composition of Aspen Forests: An Introduced Herbivore as an Agent of Natural Selection. Biological Invasions (Cover). 9:715-722.

Husak JF, Irschick DJ, Meyers, JJ, Moore IT, Lailvaux SP. 2007. Hormones, sexual signals, and performance of green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis). Hormones and Behavior. 52:360-367.

Lailvaux S, Irschick DJ. 2007. The evolution of performance-based male fighting ability in Caribbean Anolis lizards. The American Naturalist. 170:573-586.

Irschick DJ, Bailey JK, Schweitzer J, Husak J, Meyers J. 2007. New directions for studying selection in nature; studies of performance and communities. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (Cover). 80:567-577.

Calsbeek R, Irschick DJ. 2007. The quick and the dead: Locomotor performance and natural selection in island lizards. Evolution. 61:2493–2503.

McElroy E, Marien C, Meyers J, Irschick DJ. 2007. Does badge morphology and whole organism performance predict display behavior among alternative male phenotypes in the ornate tree lizard, Urosaurus ornatus? Ethology. 113:1113-1122.

Herrel A, Schaerlaeken V, Meyers JJ, Metzger KA, Ross CF. 2007. The evolution of cranial design and perfromance in squamates: consequences of skull-bone reduction on feeding behavior. Integrative Comparative Biology. 47:107-117. 

Irschick DJ, Meyers JJ, Husak JF, Le Galliard JF. 2008. How does selection operate on whole-organism functional performance capacities? A review and synthesis. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 10:177-196.

Irschick DJ, Le Galliard JF. 2008. Studying the evolution of whole-organism performance capacity; sex, selection, and haiku - An introduction. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 10:155-156.

Herrel A, Huyghe K, Vanhooydonck B, Backeljau T, Breugelmans K, Grbac I, Van Damme R, Irschick DJ. 2008. Rapid large scale evolutionary divergence in morphology and performance associated with the exploitation of a novel dietary resource in the lizard Podarcis sicula. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105:4792-4795.

Husak, JF, Fox SF, Van Den Bussche RA. 2008. Faster male lizards are better defenders not sneakers. Animal Behaviour 75:1725-1730.

Dial KP, Green E, Irschick DJ. 2008. Allometry of Behavior. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23:394-401.

Herrel A, Vincent SE, Alfaro ME, Wassenbergh S, Irschick DJ. 2008. Morphological convergence as a consequence of extreme functional demands: examples from the feeding system of natricine snakes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21:1438-1448.

Bulté G, Irschick DJ, Blouin-Demers G. 2008. Trophic morphology dimorphism is linked to fertility in Northern Map turtles. Functional Ecology (Cover). 22:824-830.

Dahlhoff, EP, Fearnley SL, Bruce, DA, Gibbs AG, Stoneking R, McMillan DM, Deiner K, Smiley JT, rank NE. 2008. Effects of temperature on physiology and reproductive success of a montane leaf beetle: implications for persistence of native populations enduring climate change. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, special issue entitled "Predicting Extinction: Investigating the Interface of Physiology, Ecology, and Climate Change. 81:718-732.

Vanhooydonck B, Herrel, A, Meyers JJ, Irschick DJ. 2008. What determines dewlap diversity in Anolis lizards? An among-island comparison. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22: 293-305.

Herrel AB, Vanhooydonck B, Porck J, Irschick DJ. 2008. Anatomical basis of differences in locomotor behavior in Anolis lizards: a comparison between two ecomorphs. Breviora. 159:213-238.

Vanhooydonck B, Herrel, A, Meyers JJ, Irschick DJ. 2009. What determines dewlap diversity in Anolis lizards? An among-island comparison. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22: 293-305.

Dangles O, Irschick DJ, Chittka L, Casas J. 2009. Variability in sensory ecology: Expanding the bridge between physiology and evolutionary biology. Quarterly Review of Biology. 84:51-74.

Bergmann PJ, Meyers JJ, Irschick DJ. 2009. Evidence for directional evolution in the body axis of lizards. Evolution. 63:215-227.

Husak JF, Irschick DJ, Henningsen JP, Kirkbride KS, Lailvaux SP, Moore IT. 2009. Hormonal response of male green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis) to GnRH challenge. Journal of Experimental Zoology A (Cover). 305:105-114.

Gillis GB, Bonvini L, Irschick DJ. 2009. Losing stability: tail loss and jumping in the arboreal lizard Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212: 604-609.

Irschick DJ, Henningsen J. 2009. Functional Morphology: An ecological and mechanistic approach. P. 27-37 In Princeton Ecology Guide. Ed. Jonathan Losos. Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey.

Irschick DJ, Reznick DR.  2009. Field experiments, introductions, and experimental evolution.  P. 173-193 In Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments, Ed. Theodore Garland, Jr., and Michael R. Rose.  University of California Press, Berkeley, CA..

Husak J, Irschick DJ.  2009.  Steroid use and human performance: lessons for integrative biologists.  Integrative and Comparative Biology.  49:354-364.

Husak J, Irschick DJ, McCormick S, Moore ITM.  2009.  Hormonal regulation of whole-animal performance: implications for selection.  Integrative and Comparative Biology.  49:349-353.

Cox RM, Stenquist DS, Henningsen JP, Calsbeek R. 2009. Manipulating testosterone to assess links between behavior, morphology and performance in the brown anole, Anolis sagrei. Physiololgical and Biochemical Zoology. 82:686–698

Buckley CJ, Irschick DJ, Adolph S.  2010.  The contributions of evolutionary divergence and phenotypic plasticity to geographic variation in the western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 99:84-98.

Henningsen JP, Lance SL, Jones KL, Hagen C, Laurila J, Cole RA, Perez RE. 2010. Development and characterization of 17 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the faucet snail, Bithynia tentaculata (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda: Bithyniidae). Conservation Genetics Resources.2:247-250.

Bergmann PJ, Irschick DJ.  2010.  Alternate pathways of body shape evolution translate into common patterns of locomotor evolution in two clades of lizards. Evolution. 64:1569-1582.

McMillan DM, Irschick DJ. 2010. An experimental test of predation and sexual selection pressures on the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Journal of Herpetology. 44:272-278.

Kuo, C, Gillis G, Irschick DJ.  2011.  Loading Effects on jump performance in green anole lizards, Anolis carolinensis.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 214:2073-2079.

McMillan DM, Irschick DJ, Rees B.  2011.  HsP70 expression in the Western Fence Lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis: Geographic variation in thermal stress and its relationship to maximum sprint speed.  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (Cover). 6::573-582.

Gilman C, Bartlett MB, Gillis G, Irschick DJ2012.  Total recoil: Perch compliance alters jumping performance and kinematics in green anole lizards.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 215:220-226.

Bartlett M, Croll AB, King DR, Irschick DJ*, Crosby AJ.  2012. Looking beyond fibrillar Features to scale gecko-like adhesion.  Advanced Materials (Cover). 24:1078-1083 (*Irschick co-corresponding author).

Henningsen JP, Irschick DJ. 2012. Manipulating dewlap size reveals that performance is more important than signal size in determining the outcome of staged dominance interactions in male green anole lizards. Functional Ecology (Cover). 26:3-10

Bergmann PJ, Irschick DJ. 2012. Vertebral evolution and the diversification of squamate reptiles. Evolution. 664:1044-1058.

Irschick DJ.  2012.  “Functional morphology of animals.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Ecology, Ed. David Gibson.  New York: Oxford University Press.  Published online May 2012.

Irschick DJ, Kuo C.  2012.  Functional traits of species and individuals.  In Sourcebook in Theoretical Ecology.  Ed. A. Hastings and Louis Gross.  University of California Press.  P. 324-329 (cover).

Kuo C, Gillis G, Irschick DJ.  2012.  Take this broken tail and learn to jump: How quickly can lizards recover in jumping performance following tail loss? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 107:583-592.

Hammerschlag, N, Luo J, Irschick DJ, Ault JS.  2012.  Differential habitat use by apex predator sharks induce changes in swimming and movement behaviors of large mesopredator fish.  PLOS ONE.  10.1371/journal.pone.0045958.

Irschick DJ, Fox CW, Thompson K, Knapp A, Baker L, Meyer J. 2013. Functional Ecology: Integrative research in the modern age of Ecology. Functional Ecology. 27:1-4

Gilman C, Irschick DJ. 2013. Foils of flexion: the effects of perch compliance on lizard locomotion and perch choice in the wild. Functional Ecology. 27:374–381.

Irschick DJ, Podos J, Albertson C, Brennan P, Johnson N, Patek SP, Dumont B,. 2013. Evo-devo beyond morphology: From genes to resource use. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 28:267-273. (Featured in Science Daily, scoopit.com, highbeam.com, and many other outlets)

Higham T, Irschick DJ. 2013. Springs, steroids, and slingshots: The roles of enhancers and constraints in animal locomotion. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 183, 583-595.

Moen D, Irschick DJ, Weins JJ. 2013. Convergence and conservatism in ecology, morphology, and performance across continents in frogs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.2156

Gillis G, Kuo C, Irschick DJ. 2013. The Impact of Tail Loss on Stability During Lizard Jumping. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 86:680-689.

Brennan PLR, Irschick DJ, Johnson N, Albertson RC. 2014. Oddball science: Why funding studies of unusual evolutionary phenomena is critical. Bioscience. doi: 10.1093/biosci/bit039 (Featured in the Boston Globe, Pacific Standard, Science Daily, and other outlets)

Fox CW, Irschick DJ, Thompson K, Knapp A, Baker L, Meyer J. 2014. Functional Ecology: Functional Ecology: Moving forward into a new era of publishing. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12254

King DR, Bartlett MB, Gilman C, Irschick DJ, Crosby AJ. 2014. Creating gecko-like adhesives for “real-world” surfaces. Advanced Materials. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201306259

Husak JF, Henningsen JP, Vanhooydonck B, Irschick DJ. 2014. A Functional Approach to Studying Costs of Animal Signals. In Animal Signalling: A functional Approach. Ed. D. J. Irschick, M. Briffa, and J. Podos. Wiley Press. In press.

Irschick DJ, Briffa M, Podos J. 2014. Integrating functional approaches with signaling theory: An Introduction. In Animal Signalling: A functional Approach. Ed. D. J. Irschick, M. Briffa, and J. Podos. Wiley Press. In press

Gallagher AJ, Wagner DN, Irschick DJ, Hammerschlag N.  2014.  Body condition predicts energy stores in apex predatory sharks.  Conservation Physiology. In press .

Irschick DJ, Hammerschlag N.  2014.  A new metric for measuring condition in large apex sharks.  Journal of Fish Biology.  In press.

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