Invasive species as drivers of evolutionary change: cane toads in tropical Australia
Article first published online: 21 AUG 2011
© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Special Issue: The evolutionary basis of biodiversity and its potential for adaptation to global change
Volume 5, Issue 2, pages 107–116, February 2012
How to Cite
Shine, R. (2012), Invasive species as drivers of evolutionary change: cane toads in tropical Australia. Evolutionary Applications, 5: 107–116. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2011.00201.x
- Issue published online: 29 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 21 AUG 2011
- Received: 15 June 2011 Accepted: 20 July 2011 First published online: 21 August 2011
- 2009. Comparisons through time and space suggest rapid evolution of dispersal behaviour in an invasive species. Wildlife Research36:23–28. , , , , and .
- 2011. Effects of relative brain size on establishment success of invasive amphibians and reptiles. PLoS ONE6:e18277. , , and .
- 2003. Evolutionarily enlightened management. Biological Conservation111:115–123. , , , , , and .
- 2008. The local introduction of strongly interacting species and the loss of geographic variation in species and species interactions. Molecular Ecology17:395–404. , , and .
- 1981. Evolutionary changes accompanying colonization in plants. In G. G. T. Scudder, and J. L. Reveal, eds. Evolution Today. Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology, pp. 351–363. Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. , and .
- 2007. Invasion, stress, and spinal arthritis in cane toads. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America104:17698–17700. , , , and .
- 2011a. Effects of seasonal aridity on the ecology and behaviour of invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina) in the Australian wet-dry tropics. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01888.x , , and .
- 2011b. Measuring amphibian immunocompetence: validation of the phytohemagglutinin skin-swelling assay in the cane toad, Bufo marinus. Methods in Ecology and Evolution2:341–348. , , and .
- 2011. Is rapid evolution common in introduced plant species?Journal of Ecology99:214–224. , , and .
- 2007a. Brave New World: the epistatic foundations of natives adapting to invaders. Genetica129:193–204.
- 2007b. Natives adapting to invasive species – ecology, genes, and the sustainability of conservation. Ecological Research22:892–901.
- 2008. Facing change: forms and foundations of contemporary adaptation to biotic invasions. Molecular Ecology17:361–372.
- 2011. Conciliation biology: the eco-evolutionary management of permanently invaded biotic systems. Evolutionary Applications4:184–199.
- 1998. Rapidly evolving adaptations to host ecology and nutrition in the soapberry bug. Evolutionary Ecology12:955–968. , , and .
- 2005. And the beak shall inherit – evolution in response to invasion. Ecology Letters8:944–951. , , , , , and .
- 2007. Evolution on ecological time scales. Functional Ecology21:387–393. , , , and .
- 2002. Life history and ecology influences establishment success of introduced land birds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society76:465–480.
- 2004. Alien Species and Evolution. Island Press, Washington.
- 2011. Cues for cannibalism: cane toad tadpoles use chemical signals to locate and consume conspecific eggs. Oikos120:327–332. , and .
- 2008. Mass mortality of native anuran tadpoles in tropical Australia due to the invasive cane toad (Bufo marinus). Biological Conservation141:2387–2394. , , , , and .
- 1987. Geographical variation of lodgepole pine in relation to population history. American Naturalist129:463–469. , and .
- 1998. The taxonomic distribution of invasive angiosperm plants: ecological insights and comparison to agricultural weeds. Biological Conservation84:167–180.
- 2006. Indirect impacts of invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) on nest predation in pignosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta). Wildlife Research33:49–54. , , , , , and .
- 1986. Food and parasitism of the cane toad, Bufo marinus, in relation to time since colonisation. Australian Wildlife Research13:489–499. , , and .
- 2007. Adaptive versus non-adaptive phenotypic plasticity and the potential for contemporary adaptation to new environments. Functional Ecology21:394–407. , , , and .
- 2008. When does ecosystem engineering cause invasion and species replacement?Oikos117:1247–1257. , , and .
- 2002. Towards a causal explanation of plant invasiveness: seedling growth and life-history strategies of 29 pine (Pinus) species. American Naturalist159:396–419. , , and .
- 2007. Effects of invasive cane toads on Australian mosquitoes: does the dark cloud have a silver lining?Biological Invasions9:445–452. , and .
- 2009. Larval alarm pheromones as a potential control for invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) in tropical Australia. Chemoecology19:211–217. , and .
- 2005. Rapid evolution and the convergence of ecological and evolutionary time. Ecology Letters8:1114–1127. , , , , and .
- 1977. Dispersal in stable habitats. Nature269:578–581. , and .
- 2006. Molecular-level variation affects population growth in a butterfly metapopulation. PLoS Biology4:e129. , and .
- 2010. Museum material reveals a frog parasite emergence after the invasion of the cane toad in Australia. Parasites and Vectors3:50–55. , , and .
- 2008. Human influences on rates of phenotypic change in wild animal populations. Molecular Ecology17:20–29. , , and .
- 2011. Evolutionary principles and their practical application. Evolutionary Applications4:159–183. , , , , , , et al.
- 1999. Evolution of flight morphology in a butterfly that has recently expanded its geographic range. Oecologia121:165–170. , , and .
- 2007. Avoiding aliens: behavioural plasticity in habitat use enables large, nocturnal geckos to survive Pacific rat invasions. Biological Conservation136:510–519. , , , and .
- 2005. Using invasive species to study evolution. In D. F. Sax, J. J. Stachowicz, and S. D. Gaines, eds. Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography, pp. 139–164. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA. , , and .
- 2006. Gorging on gobies: beneficial effects of alien prey on a threatened vertebrate. Canadian Journal of Zoology84:108–115. , , and .
- 2007. Eco-evolutionary conservation biology: contemporary evolution and the dynamics of persistence. Functional Ecology21:444–454. , and .
- 2007. Multiple sources, admixture, and genetic variation in introduced Anolis lizard populations. Conservation Biology221:1612–1625. , , , , , and .
- 2004. How interactions between ecology and evolution influence contemporary invasion dynamics. Ecology85:2061–2070.
- 2009. Invasive fire ants alter behaviour and morphology of native lizards. Ecology90:208–217.
- 2011. Newly rare or newly common: evolutionary feedbacks through changes in population density and relative species abundance, and their management implications. Evolutionary Applications4:338–353. , and .
- 2009. Evolutionary limits ameliorate the negative impact of an invasive plant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America106:15362–15367. , , , and .
- 2007. Increased genetic variation and evolutionary potential drive the success of an invasive grass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America104:3883–3888. , and .
- 1999. Causes and consequences of recent freshwater invasions by saltwater animals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution14:284–288. , and .
- 2004. A role for immunology in invasion biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution19:523–529. , and .
- 2007. Response to selection and evolvability of invasive populations. Genetica129:179–192. , , and .
- 2009. Behavioural and physiological responses to immune system activation in cane toads (Bufo marinus) during a biological invasion. BSc (Honours) thesis, Biological Sciences, University of Sydney.
- 2010. Locomotor performance in an invasive species: cane toads from the invasion front have greater endurance, but not speed, compared to conspecifics from a long-colonised area. Oecologia162:343–348. , , , , and .
- 1993. Biological invasions: lessons for ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution8:133–137.
- 2001. The evolutionary impact of invasive species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America98:5446–5451. , and .
- 1991. Distribution and abundance of an exotic ground-beetle (Carabidae): a test of community impact. Oikos62:351–359. , and .
- 2009. The evolution of growth rates on an expanding range edge. Biology Letters5:802–804.
- 2006. An invasive species induces rapid adaptive change in a native predator: cane toads and black snakes in Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B273:1545–1550. , and .
- 2006. Invasion and the evolution of speed in toads. Nature439:803. , , , and .
- 2010a. Parasites and pathogens lag behind their host during periods of host range-advance. Ecology91:872–881. , , , , , and .
- 2010b. Evolutionarily accelerated invasions: the rate of dispersal evolves upwards during the range advance of cane toads. Journal of Evolutionary Biology23:2595–2601. , , and .
- 2010c. The evolution of life-histories during range-advance. Ecology91:1617–1627. , , and .
- 2010d. Predator behaviour and morphology mediates the impact of an invasive species: cane toads and death adders in Australia. Animal Conservation13:53–59. , , , and .
- 2011a. The effects of experimentally infecting Australian tree frogs with lungworms from invasive cane toads. International Journal of Parasitology41:943–949. , and .
- 2011b. Ecological impacts of invading species: do parasites of the cane toad imperil Australian frogs?Austral Ecology. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02231.x , and .
- 2010. Infection dynamics of the lungworm Rhabdias pseudosphaerocephala in its natural host, the cane toad Bufo marinus, and in novel hosts (Australian frogs). Journal of Wildlife Diseases46:1152–1164. , , and .
- 2003. The role of phenotypic plasticity in driving genetic evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B270:1433–1440. , , and .
- 2001. The population ecology of contemporary adaptations: what empirical studies reveal about the conditions that promote adaptive radiation. Genetica112–113:183–189. , and .
- 2006. Jack of all trades, master of some? On the role of phenotypic plasticity in plant invasions. Ecology Letters9:981–993. , , , , and .
- 2009. Evolution of enhanced reproduction in the hybrid-derived invasive, California wild radish (Raphanus sativus). Biological Invasions11:2251–2264. , and .
- 2006. Natural selection and population dynamics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution6:341–347. , and .
- 2007. Ecological and evolutionary insights from species invasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution22:466–471. , , , , , , et al.
- 2002. Ecological and evolutionary traps. Trends in Ecology and Evolution17:474–480. , , and .
- 1990. Invasion by the variegated leafhopper and biotic interactions: parasitism, competition, and apparent competition. Ecology71:1461–1470. , and .
- 2010. The ecological impact of invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) in Australia. Quarterly Review of Biology85:253–291.
- 2011. An evolutionary process that assembles phenotypes through space rather than time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America108:5708–5711. , , and .
- 2003. Reduced resistance of invasive varieties of the alien tree Sapium sebiferum to a generalist herbivore. Oecologia135:451–457. , and .
- 2004. Changes in dispersal during species’ range expansions. American Naturalist164:378–395. , and .
- 2011. Hatchling Australian freshwater crocodiles rapidly learn to avoid toxic invasive cane toads. Behaviour148:501–517. , , , and .
- 2003. Contemporary evolution meets conservation biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution18:94–101. , , and .
- 2006a. Evolutionary responses of natives to introduced species: what do introductions tell us about natural communities?Ecology Letters9:357–374. , , and .
- 2006b. Exotic taxa less related to native species are more invasive. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America103:5841–5845. , , and .
- 2011. Factors influencing progress toward sympatric speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02348.x , and .
- 2001. Ecological and evolutionary processes at expanding range margins. Nature411:577–581. , , , , , , and .
- 1998. Rapid evolution as an ecological process. Trends in Ecology and Evolution13:329–332.
- 2011. Establishment success of introduced amphibians increases in the presence of congeneric species. American Naturalist177:382–388. , , and .
- 2002. Dispersal evolution during invasions. Evolutionary Ecology Research4:1119–1129. , and .
- 2008. A toad more traveled: the heterogeneous invasion dynamics of cane toads in Australia. American Naturalist171:E134–E148. , , , and .
- 1973. A new evolutionary law. Evolutionary Theory1:1–30.
- 2007. Effects of exotic species on evolutionary diversification. Trends in Ecology and Evolution22:481–488. , , , , , , and .
- 1996. An agenda for invasion biology. Biological Conservation78:3–9.
- 2010. Using a native predator (the meat ant, Iridomyrmex reburrus) to reduce the abundance of an invasive species (the cane toad, Bufo marinus) in tropical Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology47:273–280. , , and .
- 2011. What invasive species reveal about the rate and form of contemporary phenotypic change in nature. American Naturalist177:496–509.
- 2004. Adaptive phenotypic plasticity and the successful colonization of a novel environment. American Naturalist164:531–542. , and .
- 2009. Modelling single nucleotide effects in phosphoglucose isomerase on dispersal in the Glanville fritillary butterfly: coupling of ecological and evolutionary dynamics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B364:1519–1532. , , and .