Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Cover image for Vol. 119 Issue 4

December 2016

Volume 119, Issue 4

Pages 745–1106

  1. Issue Information

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Research Articles
    4. Short Research Articles
    5. Comment
    1. Issue Information (pages 745–747)

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12684

  2. Research Articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Research Articles
    4. Short Research Articles
    5. Comment
    1. Black rat invasion of inland Sahel: insights from interviews and population genetics in south-western Niger (pages 748–765)

      Karine Berthier, Madougou Garba, Raphael Leblois, Miguel Navascués, Caroline Tatard, Philippe Gauthier, Sama Gagaré, Sylvain Piry, Carine Brouat, Ambroise Dalecky, Anne Loiseau and Gauthier Dobigny

      Version of Record online: 2 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12836

    2. Dietary adaptations in the teeth of murine rodents (Muridae): a test of biomechanical predictions (pages 766–784)

      Stephanie A. Martin, Bader H. Alhajeri and Scott J. Steppan

      Version of Record online: 13 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12822

    3. Sexual size dimorphism and Rensch's rule in Canidae (pages 816–830)

      Claudio J. Bidau and Pablo A. Martinez

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12848

    4. Comparative anatomy of the bony labyrinth of extant and extinct porpoises (Cetacea: Phocoenidae) (pages 831–846)

      Rachel A. Racicot, William Gearty, Naoki Kohno and John J. Flynn

      Version of Record online: 24 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12857

    5. Effects of Pleistocene climate changes on species ranges and evolutionary processes in the Neotropical Atlantic Forest (pages 856–872)

      Gustavo S. Cabanne, Luciano Calderón, Natalia Trujillo Arias, Pamela Flores, Rodrigo Pessoa, Fernando M. d'Horta and Cristina Y. Miyaki

      Version of Record online: 20 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12844

    6. Long-distance dispersal and inter-island colonization across the western Malagasy Region explain diversification in brush-warblers (Passeriformes: Nesillas) (pages 873–889)

      Jerome Fuchs, Delphine Lemoine, Juan Luis Parra, Jean-Marc Pons, Marie Jeanne Raherilalao, Robert Prys-Jones, Christophe Thebaud, Ben H. Warren and Steven M. Goodman

      Version of Record online: 20 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12825

    7. Extrinsic and intrinsic factors influence fitness in an avian hybrid zone (pages 890–903)

      Jennifer Walsh, Brian J. Olsen, Katharine J. Ruskin, W. Gregory Shriver, Kathleen M. O'Brien and Adrienne I. Kovach

      Version of Record online: 8 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12837

    8. Phylogeny, biogeography, and diversification of barn owls (Aves: Strigiformes) (pages 904–918)

      Mansour Aliabadian, Niloofar Alaei-Kakhki, Omid Mirshamsi, Vincent Nijman and Alexandre Roulin

      Version of Record online: 4 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12824

    9. Diving in head first: trade-offs between phenotypic traits and sand-diving predator escape strategy in Meroles desert lizards (pages 919–931)

      Shelley Edwards, Anthony Herrel, Bieke Vanhooydonck, G. John Measey and Krystal A. Tolley

      Version of Record online: 21 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12856

    10. Relationship between pre- and post-copulatory traits in Salvator rufescens (Squamata: Teiidae) (pages 932–942)

      Cecilia S. Blengini, Sergio Naretto, Gabriela Cardozo, Laura C. Giojalas and Margarita Chiaraviglio

      Version of Record online: 14 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12860

    11. Pleistocene diversification in Morocco and recent demographic expansion in the Mediterranean pond turtle Mauremys leprosa (pages 943–959)

      Joana Veríssimo, Mohamed Znari, Heiko Stuckas, Uwe Fritz, Paulo Pereira, José Teixeira, Marco Arculeo, Federico Marrone, Francesco Sacco, Mohamed Naimi, Christian Kehlmaier and Guillermo Velo-Antón

      Version of Record online: 22 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12849

    12. Evolution of dentition in salamanders: relative roles of phylogeny and diet (pages 960–973)

      Anna L. Gregory, Brittany R. Sears, Jessica A. Wooten, Carlos D. Camp, Amanda Falk, Kelly O'Quin and Thomas K. Pauley

      Version of Record online: 21 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12831

    13. Phylogeographic analysis reveals northerly refugia for the riverine amphibian Triturus dobrogicus (Caudata: Salamandridae) (pages 974–991)

      Judit Vörös, Peter Mikulíček, Ágnes Major, Ernesto Recuero and Jan W. Arntzen

      Version of Record online: 17 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12866

    14. Toxin depletion has no effect on antipredator responses in common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles (pages 1000–1010)

      Anikó Kurali, Katalin Pásztor, Attila Hettyey and Zoltán Tóth

      Version of Record online: 9 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12864

    15. Production and sex-pheromonal activity of alkaloid-derived androconial compounds in the danaine butterfly, Parantica sita (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae) (pages 1036–1059)

      Keiichi Honda, Yasuyuki Honda, Junya Matsumoto, Yoshiaki Tsuruta, Wataru Yagi, Hisashi Ômura and Hiroshi Honda

      Version of Record online: 17 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12823

    16. Phenological matching rather than genetic variation in host preference underlies geographical variation in host plants used by orange tip butterflies (pages 1060–1067)

      Sandra Stålhandske, Martin Olofsson, Karl Gotthard, Johan Ehrlén, Christer Wiklund and Olof Leimar

      Version of Record online: 18 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12838

    17. Genetic implications of phylogeographical patterns in the conservation of the boreal wetland butterfly Colias palaeno (Pieridae) (pages 1068–1081)

      Katja Kramp, Oldrich Cizek, Pedro M. Madeira, Ana A. Ramos, Martin Konvicka, Rita Castilho and Thomas Schmitt

      Version of Record online: 3 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12840

  3. Short Research Articles

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    2. Issue Information
    3. Research Articles
    4. Short Research Articles
    5. Comment
    1. Sexual dimorphism and sexual conflict in the diving beetle Agabus uliginosus (L.) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) (pages 1089–1095)

      David T. Bilton, Jamie W. G. Hayward, Jonathan Rocha and Garth N. Foster

      Version of Record online: 30 JUN 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12850

    2. Reproductive failure: a new paradigm for extinction (pages 1096–1102)

      Delbert Wiens and Thomas Worsley

      Version of Record online: 13 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12843

  4. Comment

    1. Top of page
    2. Issue Information
    3. Research Articles
    4. Short Research Articles
    5. Comment
    1. Comment on Altaba (2015): a case of species misidentification? (pages 1103–1106)

      Michal Horsák and Robert A. D. Cameron

      Version of Record online: 20 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12853