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Insect seed predators as novel agents of selection on fruit color
(Ecological Society of America, 2004-08)
The ecological and evolutionary dynamics of fruit color polymorphisms remain poorly known because patterns and agents of selection have rarely been identified. Here, we examine Acacia ligulata, a shrub of the Australian ...
Experimental evidence that both parties benefit in a facultative plant-spider mutualism
(Ecological Society of America, 2004-06)
Spiders are known to influence plant fitness, and vice versa. Yet, it has not been appreciated that these facultative relationships can be mutualistic. I examined the interaction between Phryganoporus candidus, a subsocial ...