Lapiedra, O., N. Morales, L.H. Yang, D. Fernández-Bellon, S.N. Michaelides, S.T. Giery, J. Piovia-Scott, T.W. Schoener, J.J. Kolbe, J.B. Losos. 2023. Predator-driven behavioural shifts in a common lizard modify resource-flow dynamics from marine to terrestrial ecosystems. Ecology Letters. 27:e14335. PDF

Lapiedra, O., N. Morales, L.H. Yang, D. Fernández-Bellon, S.N. Michaelides, S.T. Giery, J. Piovia-Scott, T.W. Schoener, J.J. Kolbe, J.B. Losos. 2023. Predator-driven behavioural shifts in a common lizard shape resource-flow from marine to terrestrial ecosystems. Ecology Letters. 00:1-11. PDF

Winchell, K.M., J.B. Losos, B.C. Verrelli. 2023. Urban evolutionary ecology brings exaptation back into focus. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 38:8. PDF

Stroud, J.T., M.T. Moore, R.B. Langerhans, J.B. Losos. 2023. Fluctuating selection maintains distinct species phenotypes in an ecological community in the wild. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 120: e2222071120. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2023. Evolution to the rescue: natural selection can help captive populations 
adapt to a changing world. Pp. 125-138 in B.A. Minteer and H.W. Greene, Eds., A Wilder Kingdom: Rethinking Nature in Zoos, Wildlife Parks, and Beyond. Columbia University Press: New York, NY. PDF

Pita-Aquino, J.S., D.G. Bock, S. Baeckens, J.B. Losos, J.J. Kolbe. 2023. Stronger evidence for genetic ancestry than environmental conditions in shaping the evolution of a complex signalling trait during biological invasion. Molecular Ecology. 32:5558–5574. PDF

Bock, D.G., S. Baeckens, J.J. Kolbe, J.B. Losos. 2023. When adaptation is slowed down: Genomic analysis of evolutionary stasis in thermal tolerance during biological invasion in a novel climate. Molecular Ecology. 00:1-6. PDF

Winchell, K.M., S.C. Campbell-Staton, J.B. Losos, L.J. Revell, B.C. Perrelli, A.J. Geneva. 2023. Genome-wide parallelism underlies contemporary adaptation in urban lizards. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 120:3, 1-11. e2216789120 PDF

Thurman, T.J., T.M. Palmer, J.J. Kolbe, A.M. Askary, K.M. Gotanda O. Lapiedra, T.R. Kartzinel, N. Man in’t Veld, L.J. Revell, J.E. Wegener, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, J.B. Losos, R.M. Pringle, R.D.H. Barrett. 2023. The difficulty of predicting evolutionary change in response to novel ecological interactions: A field experiment with Anolis lizards. The American Naturalist. 201:4, 537-556. PDF


Miller, A.H., J.T. Stroud, J.B. Losos. 2022. The ecology and evolution of key innovations. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. In Press. PDF

McGlothlin, J.W. M.E. Kobiela, H.V. Wright, J.J. Kolbe, J.B. Losos, E.D. Brodie, III. 2022. Conservation and Convergence of Genetic Architecture in the Adaptive Radiation of Anolis Lizards. The American Naturalist. 200:5. PDF

Geneva, A.J., S. Park, D.G. Bock, P.L.H. de Mello, F. Sarigol, M. Tollis, C.M. Donahue, R.G. Reynolds, N, Feiner, A.M. Rays, J.D. Lauderdale, S.G. Minchey, A.J. Alcala, C.R. Infante, J.J. Kolbe, D. Schluter, D.B. Menke, J.B. Losos. Chromosome-scale genome assembly of the brown anole (Anolis sagrei), an emerging model species. 2022. Communications Biology. 5:1126, 1-13. PDF

Ingram, T., S.T. Giery, J.B. Losos. 2022. Hierarchical partitioning of multiple niche dimensions among ectomorphs, species and sexes in Puerto Rican anoles. Journal of Zoology. 318:127-134, PDF

Green, H.W., J.B. Losos. 2022. Systematics, Natural History, and Conservation: Field biologists must fight a public-image problem. Bioscience. 38:7, 458-462. PDF

Ingram, T., S.T. Giery, J.B. Losos. 2022. Hierarchical partitioning of multiple niche dimensions among ecomorphs, species and sexes in Puerto Rican anoles. Journal of Zoology. PDF

Scherrer, R., C.M. Donihue, R.G. Reynolds, J.B. Losos and A.J. Geneva. 2022. Dewlap colour variation in Anolis sagrei is maintained among habitats within islands of the West Indies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 35:680-692. PDF


Patton, A.H., L.J. Harmon, M. del Rosario Castañeda, H.K. Frank, C. Donihue, A. Herrel and J.B. Losos. 2021. When adaptive radiations collide: Different evolutionary trajectories between and within island and mainland lizard clades. PNAS. 118:42. PDF. Supplementary Material.

Bock, D.A., S. Baeckens, J.N. Pita-Aquino, Z.A. Chejanovski, S.N. Michaelides, P. Muralidhar, O. Lapiedra, S. Park, D.B. Menke, A.J. Geneva, J.B. Losos and J.K. Kolbe. 2021. Changes in selection pressure can facilitate hybridization during biological invasion in a Cubin Lizard. PNAS 11:42. PDF

Perez-Martinez, C.A., A. Kamath, A. Herrel and J.B. Losos. 2021. The anoles of La Selva: niche partitioning and ecological morphology in a mainland community of Anolis lizards. Breviora 570:1-27. PDF

Johnson, M.A., A. Kamath R. Kirby, C.C. Fresquez, S. Wang, C.M. Stehle, A.R. Templeton, and J.B. Losos. 2021. What determines paternity in wild lizards? A spatiotemporal analysis of behavior and morphology. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61:634-642. PDF

Perez-Martinez, C.A., A. Kamath, A. Herrel and J.B. Losos. 2021. The anoles of La Selva: niche partitioning and ecological morphology in a mainland community of Anolis lizards. Breviora 570:1-27. PDF

Neel, L.K., M.L. Logan, D.J. Nicholson, C. Miller, A.K. Chung, I. Maayan, Z. Degon, M. DuBois, J.D. Curlis, Q. Taylor, K.M. Keegan, W.O. McMillan, J.B. Losos, and C.L. Cox. February 2021. Habitat structure mediates vulnerability to climate change through its effects on thermoregulatory behavior. Biotropica. PDF


DeVos, T., T. Schoener, J. Losos and J. Kolbe. 2020. Natural History Notes: Anolis sagrei (Brown Anole). POLYDACTYLY. Herpetological Review 51:846. PDF

Donihue, C.M., A.M. Kowaleski, J.B. Losos, A.C. Algar, S. Baeckens, R.W. Buchkowski, A. Fabre, H.K. Frank, A.J. Geneva, R.G. Reynolds, J.T. Stroud, J.A. Velasco, J.J. Kolbe, D.L. Mahler and A. Herrel.  2020. Supplementary for:  Hurricane effects on Neotropical lizards span geographic and phylogenetic scales.  PNAS.  117(19). PDF

Dufour, C.M.S., D.L. Clark, A. Herrel and J.B. Losos.  2020. Recent biological invasion shapes species recognition and aggressive behaviour in a native species: a behavioural experiment using robots in the field. Journal of Animal Ecology.  00:1-11. PDF

Engel, L.D., E.J. Carlen, J.B. Losos, K.M. Winchell.  2020.  Eastern Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) differ in abundance and response to humans across urban habitats of St. Louis.  Urban Naturalist.  33:1-16. PDF

Reynolds, R.G., J.J. Kolbe, R.E. Glor, M. López-Darias, C.V. Gómez Pourroy, A.S. Harrison, K. de Queiroz, L.J. Revell and J.B. Losos. 2020. Phylogeographic and phenotypic outcomes of brown anole colonization across the Caribbean provide insight into the beginning stages of an adaptive radiation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33:468-494.PDF

Stroud, J.T. and J.B. Losos. (2020).  Bridging the process-pattern divide to understand the origins and early stages of adaptive radiation: A review of approaches with insights from studies of Anolis lizards. Journal of Heredity, 111(1): 33-42.  PDF


Baeckens, S., D.K. Wainwright, J.C. Weaver, D.J. Irschick, and J.B. Losos. 2019. Ontogenetic scaling patterns of lizard skin surface structure as revealed by gel-based stereo profilometry. Journal of Anatomy.PDF

De Meyer, J. D. Irschick, B. Vanhooydonck, J.B. Losos, D. Adriaens, and A. Herrel. 2019. The role of bite force in the evolution of head shape and head shape dimorphism in Anolis lizards. Functional Ecology 33:2191–2202.PDF

Dufour, C.M.S., C.M. Donihue, J.B. Losos, and A. Herrel. 2019. Parallel increases in grip strength in two species of Anolis lizards after a major hurricane on Dominica. Journal of Zoology 309:77-83. PDF

Lowie, A., E. Gillet, B. Vanhooydonck, D.J. Irschick, J.B. Losos, and A. Herrel. 2019. Do the relationships between hind limb anatomy and sprint speed variation differ between sexes in Anolis lizards? Journal of Experimental Biology 222: jeb188805.PDF

Pringle, R.M., T.R. Kartzinel, T.M. Palmer, T.J. Thurman, K. Fox-Dobbs, C.C.Y. Xu, M.C. Hutchinson, T.C. Coverdale, J.H. Daskin, D.A. Evangelista, K.M. Gotanda, N.A. Man in ‘t Veld, J.E. Wegener, J.J. Kolbe, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, J.B. Losos, and R.D.H. Barrett. 2019. Predator-induced collapse of niche structure and species coexistence. Nature 570: 58-64.PDF

Rivkin, L.R., J.S. Santangelo, M. Alberti, M.F.J. Aronson, C.W. de Keyzer, S.E. Diamond, M.-J. Fortin, L.J. Frazee, A.J. Gorton, A.P. Hendry, Y. Liu, J.B. Losos, J.S. MacIvor, R.A. Martin, M. McDonnell, L.S. Miles, J. Munshi-South, R. Ness, A.E.M. Newman, M.R. Stothart, P. Theodorou, K.A. Thompson, B.C. Verrelli, A. Whitehead, K.M. Winchell, and M.T. J. Johnson. 2019. A roadmap for urban evolutionary evolution. Evolutionary Applications 12:384–398.PDF

Wegener, J.E., K.P. Mulder, R.M. Pringle, J.B. Losos and J.J. Kolbe. 2019. Head size of male and female lizards increases with population density across island populations in the Bahamas. Breviora 566:1-9.PDF


Blount, Z.D., R.E. Lenski, and J.B. Losos. 2018. Contingency and determinism in evolution: Replaying life’s tape. Science 362:eaam5979.PDF

Campbell-Staton, S., A. Bare, J.B. Losos, S. Edwards and Z. Cheviron. 2018. Physiological and regulatory underpinnings of geographic variation in reptilian cold tolerance across a latitudinal cline. Molecular Ecology 27:2243–2255.PDF

Daza, J.D., A.M. Bauer, E.L. Stanley, A. Bolet, B. Dickson, and J.B. Losos. 2018. An enigmatic miniaturized and attenuate whole lizard from the mid-Cretaceous amber of Myanmar. Breviora 563:1-18.PDF

Donihue, C.M., A. Herrel, A.-C. Fabre, A. Kamath, A.J. Geneva, T.W. Schoener, J.J. Kolbe, and J.B. Losos. 2018. Hurricane-induced selection on the morphology of an island lizard. Nature 560:88-91.PDF

Dufour, C.M.S., A. Herrel, and J.B. Losos. 2018. The effect of recent competition between the native Anolis oculatus and the invasive A. cristatellus on display behavior. PeerJ 6:e4888; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4888.PDF

Dufour, C.M.S., J.B. Losos, and A. Herrel. 2018. Do differences in bite force and head morphology between a native and an introduced species of anole influence the outcome of species interactions? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125:576–585.PDF

Kamath, A., and J.B. Losos. 2018. Estimating encounter rates as the first step of sexual selection in the lizard Anolis sagrei. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 285:20172244.PDF

Kamath, A., and J.B. Losos. 2018. Reconsidering territoriality is necessary for understanding Anolis mating systems. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72:106.PDF

Lapiedra, O., T.W. Schoener, M. Leal, J.B. Losos*, and J.J. Kolbe*. 2018. Predator-driven natural selection on risk-taking behavior in anole lizards. Science 360:1017–1020. * = joint senior authorship.PDF

McGlothlin, J.W., M.E. Kobiela, H.V. Wright, D.L. Mahler, J.J. Kolbe, J.B. Losos, and E.D. Brodie III. 2018. Adaptive radiation along a deeply conserved genetic line of least resistance in Anolis lizards. Evolution Letters 2:310–322.PDF

Muñoz, M.M., and J.B. Losos. 2018. Thermoregulatory behavior simultaneously promotes and forestalls evolution in a tropical lizard. American Naturalist 191:E15-E26.PDF

Reznick, D.N., J.B. Losos, and J. Travis. 2018. From low to high gear: there has been a paradigm shift in our understanding of evolution. Ecology Letters 22: 233–244.PDF


Campbell-Staton, S.C., Z.A. Cheviron, N. Rochette, J. Catchen, J.B. Losos, and S.V. Edwards. 2017. Winter storms drive rapid phenotypic, regulatory, and genomic shifts in the green anole lizard. Science 357:495-498.PDF

de Queiroz, K., and J.B. Losos. 2017. ANOLIS PULCHELLUS (Puerto Rican Grass-bush Anole) and SPHAERODACTYLUS MACROLEPIS (Big-scaled Dwarf Gecko). PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTION. Herpetological Review 48:104. PDF

Dickson, B.V., E. Sherratt, J.B. Losos and S.E. Pierce. 2017. Semicircular canals in Anolis lizards: ecomorphological convergence and ecomorph affinities of fossil species. Royal Society Open Science 4:170058.PDF

Dufour, C., A. Herrel, and J.B. Losos. 2017. Ecological character displacement between a native and an introduced species: the invasion of Anolis cristatellus in Dominica. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.PDF

Kamath, A., and J.B. Losos. 2017. Does ecological specialization transcend scale? Habitat partitioning among individuals and species of Anolis lizards. Evolution 71:541-549.PDF

Kamath, A., and J.B. Losos. 2017. The erratic and contingent progression of research on territoriality: a case study. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:89.PDF

Kolbe, J.J., J.E. Wegener, Y.E. Stuart, U. Milstead, K.E. Boronow, A.S. Harrison and J.B. Losos. 2017. An incipient invasion of brown anole lizards (Anolis sagrei) into their own native range in the Cayman Islands: a case of cryptic back-introduction. Biological Invasions. DOI 10.1007/s10530-017-1432-2. PDF

Losos, D.N., J.B.R. Weaver, T.W. Fies, A. Herrel, A.-C., Fabre, and J.B. Losos. 2017. The curious case of the left-sided dewlap: directional asymmetry in the Curaçao anole, Anolis lineatus. Breviora 553:1-7.PDF

Medina, I., J.B. Losos and D.L. Mahler. 2017. Evolution of dorsal pattern variation in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.PDF

Reynolds, R.G., T.R. Strickland, J.J. Kolbe, B.G. Falk, G. Perry, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2017. Archipelagic genetics in a widespread Caribbean anole. Journal of Biogeography 44:2631-2647.PDF

Schoener, T.W., J.J. Kolbe, M. Leal, J.B. Losos and D.A. Spiller. 2017. A multigenerational field experiment on eco-evolutionary dynamics of the influential lizard Anolis sagrei: a mid-term report. Copeia 105:543-549.PDF


Campbell-Staton, S., S.V. Edwards, and J.B. Losos. 2016. Climate-mediated adaptation after mainland colonization of an ancestrally subtropical island lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29:2168–2180.PDF

Helmus, M.R., J.E. Behm, W.A.M. Jesse, J.J. Kolbe, J. Ellers, and J.B. Losos. 2016. A comparison of the ecology and evolution of exotic and native anole lizards. Pp. 122-138 in S.C.H. Barrett, R.I. Colautti, K.M. Dlugosch and L.H. Rieseberg, Eds., Invasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.PDF

Ingram, T., A. Harrison, D.L. Mahler, M.d.R. Castañeda, R.E. Glor, A. Herrel, Y.E. Stuart and J.B. Losos. 2016. Comparative tests of the role of dewlap size in Anolis lizard speciation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B283: 20162199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2199.PDF

Jaffe, A.L., S.C. Campbell-Staton and J.B. Losos. 2016. Geographical variation in morphology and its environmental correlates in a widespread North American lizard, Anolis carolinensis (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117: 760-774. PDF Supplementary Material

Kolbe, J.J., P. VanMiddlesworth, A.C. Battles, J.T. Stroud, B. Buffum, R.T.T. Forman, and J.B. Losos. 2016. Determinants of spread in an urban landscape by an introduced lizard. Landscape Ecology 31: 1795–1813.PDF. Supplementary Material

Losos, J.B. 2016. The routes not taken. Natural History 125(2): 32-37. PDF

Mahler, D.L., S.M. Lambert, A.J. Geneva, J. Ng, S.B. Hedges, J.B. Losos, and R.E. Glor. 2016. Discovery of a giant chameleon-like lizard (Anolis) on Hispaniola and its significance to understanding replicated adaptive radiations.American Naturalist 188:357-364. PDF

Stroud, J.T., and J.B. Losos. 2016. Ecological opportunity and adaptive radiation. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 47:507-532. Publisher’s VersionPDF

Wittorski, A., J.B. Losos, and A. Herrel. 2016. Proximate determinants of bite force in Anolis lizards. Journal of Anatomy228: 85-95. PDF Supplementary Material


Harrison, A.S., L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2015. Correlated evolution of microhabitat, morphology, and behavior in West Indian Anolis lizards: A test of the habitat matrix model. Behaviour 152:1187–1207. PDF

Muñoz, M.M., K.E. Crandell, S.C. Campbell-Staton, K. Fenstermacher, H.K. Frank, P. VanMiddlesworth, M. Sasa, J.B. Losos and A. Herrel. 2015. Multiple paths to aquatic specialisation in four species of Central American Anolis lizards. Journal of Natural History. 49: 1717-1730. PDF

Scarpetta, S., L. Gray, A. Nieto-Montes de Oca, M.d.R. Castañeda, A. Herrel, J.B. Losos, R. Luna-Reyes, N. Jiménez Lang, and S. Poe. 2015. Morphology and ecology of the Mexican cave anole Anolis alvarezdeltoroi. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2:260-268. PDF

Sherratt, E., M.d.R., Castañeda, R. Garwood, D.L. Mahler, T.J. Sanger, A. Herrel, K. de Queiroz, and J.B. Losos. 2015. Amber fossils demonstrate deep-time stability of Caribbean lizard communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112:9961-9966. Supplementary video PDF


Crandell, K.E., A. Herrel, M. Sasa, J.B. Losos, and K. Autumn. 2014. Stick or grip? Co-evolution of adhesive toepads and claws in Anolis lizards. Zoology 117:363-369. PDF Supplementary material

Helmus, M.R., D.L. Mahler, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Island biogeography of the Anthropocene. Nature 513:543-546. PDF

Klaczko, J., T. Ingram, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Genitals evolve faster than other traits in Anolis lizards. Journal of Zoology295:44-48. PDF Supplementary material

Losos, J.B. 2014. What is evolution? Pp. 3-9 in Losos, J.B., D.A. Baum, D.J. Futuyma, H.E. Hoekstra, R.E. Lenski, A.J. Moore, C.L. Peichel, D. Schluter and M.C. Whitlock, eds. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ. PDF

Muñoz, M.M., M.A. Stimola, A.C. Algar, A. Conover, A. Rodriguez, M.A. Landestoy, G.S. Bakken, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Evolutionary stasis and lability in thermal physiology in a group of tropical lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281:20132433. PDF Supplementary material

Sanger, T.J., S.M. Seav, M. Tokita, B. Langerhans, L.M. Ross, J.B. Losos, and A. Abzhanov. 2014. The oestrogen pathway underlies the evolution of exaggerated male cranial shapes in Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281:20140329. PDF Supplementary material

Steinberg, D.S., J.B. Losos, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, J.J. Kolbe, and M. Leal. 2014. Predation-associated modulation of movement-based signals by a Bahamian lizard. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111:9187-9192. PDF

Stuart, Y.E., T.S. Campbell, P.A. Hohenlohe, R.G. Reynolds, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Rapid evolution of a native species following invasion by a congener. Science 346:463-466. PDF Supplementary Materials

Wegener, J.E., G.E.A. Gartner, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Lizard scales in an adaptive radiation: variation in scale number follows climatic and structural habitat diversity in Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113:570-579. PDF


Algar, A.C., D.L. Mahler, R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Niche incumbency, dispersal limitation and climate shape geographical distributions in a species-rich island adaptive radiation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22:391-402. PDF

Gartner, G.E.A., T. Gamble, A.L. Jaffe, A. Harrison, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Left-right dewlap asymmetry and phylogeography of Anolis lineatus on Aruba and Curaçao. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110:409-426. PDF

Wollenberg, K.C., I.J. Wang, RE. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Determinism in the diversification of Hispaniolan trunk-ground anoles (Anolis cybotes species complex). Evolution 67:3175-3190. PDF

Hertz, P.E., Y. Arima, A. Harrison, R.B. Huey, J.B. Losos, and R.E. Glor. 2013. Asynchronous evolution of physiology and morphology in Anolis lizards. Evolution 67:2101-2113. PDF

Losos, J.B., and M. Leal. 2013. The evolution of species recognition signals. Molecular Ecology 22:3879-3881. PDF

Losos, J.B., S.J. Arnold, G. Bejerano, E.D. Brodie III, D. Hibbett, H.E. Hoekstra, D.P. Mindell, A. Monteiro, C. Moritz, H.A. Orr, D.A. Petrov, S.S. Renner, R.E. Ricklefs, P.S. Soltis, and T. L. Turner. 2013. Evolutionary biology for the 21stCentury. PLoS Biology e1001466:1-8. PDF Supplementary Material

Mahler, D.L., T. Ingram, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Exceptional convergence on the macroevolutionary landscape in island lizard radiations. Science 341:292-295. PDF Supplementary Material

Sanger, T.J., E. Sherratt, J.W. McGlothlin, E.D. Brodie III, J.B. Losos, and A. Abzhanov. 2013. Convergent evolution of sexual dimorphism in skull shape using distinct developmental strategies. Evolution 67:2180-2193. PDF

Stuart, Y.E., and J.B. Losos. 2013. Ecological character displacement: glass half full or half empty? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28:402-408. PDF

Wang, I., R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2013. Quantifying the roles of ecology and geography in spatial genetic divergence and reproductive isolation. Ecology Letters 16: 175-182. PDF


Campbell-Staton, S.C., R.M. Goodman, N. Backström, S.V. Edwards, J.B. Losos, and J.J. Kolbe. 2012. Out of Florida: mtDNA reveals patterns of migration and Pleistocene range expansion of the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis). Ecology and Evolution 2:2274-2284. PDF

Eckalbar, W.L., E. Lasku, C.R. Infante, R.M. Elsey, G.J. Markov, A.N. Allen, J.J. Corneveaux, J.B. Losos, D.F. DeNardo, M.J. Huentelman, J. Wilson-Rawls, A. Rawls, and K. Kusumi. 2012. Somitogenesis in the anole lizard and alligator reveals evolutionary convergence and divergence in the amniote segmentation clock. Developmental Biology 363:308-31. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., M. Leal, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Founder effects persist despite adaptive differentiation: a field experiment with lizards. Science 335:1086-1089. Supplementary Material PDF

Kolbe, J.J., P. Vanmiddlesworth, N. Losin, N. Dappen, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Climatic niche shift predicts thermal trait response in one but not both introductions of the Puerto Rican lizard Anolis cristatellus to Miami, Florida, USA. Ecology and Evolution 2:1503-1516. PDF

Lopez-Darias, M., T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Predators determine how weather affects the spatial niche of lizard prey: exploring niche dynamics at a fine-scale. Ecology 93:2512-2518. PDF

Losos, J.B., M.L. Woolley, D.L. Mahler, O. Torres-Carvajal, K.E. Crandell, E.W. Schaad, A.E. Narváez, F. Ayala-Varela, and A. Herrel. 2012. Notes on the natural history of the little-known Ecuadorian horned anole, Anolis proboscis. Breviora 531:1-17. PDF Supplementary Material

Losos, J.B., D.F. DeNardo, M.J. Huentelman, J. Wilson-Rawls, A. Rawls, and K. Kusumi. 2012. Somitogenesis in the anole lizard and alligator reveals evolutionary convergence and divergence in the amniote segmentation clock. Developmental Biology 363:308-319. Abstract PDF

Reaney, L.T., S. Yee, J.B. Losos, and M.J. Whiting. 2012. Ecology of the flap-necked chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis in southern Africa. Breviora 532:1-18. PDF

Sanger, T.J., D.L. Mahler, A. Abzhanov, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Roles for modularity and constraint in the evolution of cranial diversity among Anolis lizards. Evolution 66:1525-1542. PDF

Sanger, T.J., L.J. Revell, J.J. Gibson-Brown, and J.B. Losos. 2012. Repeated modification of early limb morphogenesis programmes underlies the convergence of relative limb length in Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 279:739-748. PDF

Stuart, Y.E., J.B. Losos, and A.C. Algar. 2012. The island-mainland species turnover relationship. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:4071-4077. PDF


Alföldi, J., F. Di Palma, M. Grabherr, C. Williams, L. Kong, E. Mauceli, P. Russell, C.B. Lowe, R.E. Glor, J.D. Jaffe, D.A. Ray, S. Boissinot, A.M. Shedlock, C. Botka, T.A. Castoe, J.K. Colbourne, M.K. Fujita, R. Godinez Moreno, B.F. ten Hallers, D. Haussler, A. Heger, D. Heiman, D.E. janes, J. Johnson, P.J. de Jong, M.Y. Koriabine, M. Lara, P.A. Novick, C.L. Organ, S.E. Peach, S. Poe, D.D. Pollock, K. de Queiroz, T. Sanger, S. Searle, J.D. Smith, Z. Smith, R. Swofford, J. Turner-Maier, J. Wade, S. Young, A. Zadissa, S.V. Edwards, T.C. Glenn, C.J. Schneider, J.B. Losos, E.S. Lander, M. Breen, C.P. Ponting, and K. Lindblad-Toh. 2011. The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. Nature 477: 587-591. Supplementary Material PDF

Algar, A.C., and J.B. Losos. 2011. Evolutionary assembly of island faunas reverses the classic island-mainland richness difference in Anolis lizards. Journal of Biogeography 38:1125-1137. PDF

Boistel, R., A. Herrel, R. Lebrun, G. Daghfous, P. Tafforeau, J.B. Losos and B. Vanhooydonck. 2011. Shake rattle and roll: the bony labyrinth and aerial descent in squamates. Integ. Comp. Biol. 51:957-968. PDF

Collar, D.C., J.A. Schulte II, and J.B. Losos. 2011. Evolution of extreme body size disparity in monitor lizards (Varanus). Evolution 65:2664-2680. PDF

Herrel, A., M.D. Cottam, K. Godbeer, T. Sanger, and J.B. Losos. 2011. An ecomorphological analysis of native and introduced populations of the endemic lizard Anolis maynardi of the Cayman Islands. Breviora 522:1-10. PDF

Kolbe, J.J., L.J. Revell, B. Szekely, E.D. Brodie III, and J.B. Losos. 2011. Convergent evolution of phenotypic integration and its alignment with morphological diversification in Caribbean Anolis ecomorphs. Evolution 65:3608-3624. PDF

Kusumi, K., R. J. Kulathinal, A. Abzhanov, S. Boissinot, N. G. Crawford, B. C. Faircloth, T. C. Glenn, D. E. Janes, J. B. Losos, D. B. Menke, S. Poe, T. J. Sanger, C. J. Schneider, J. Stapley, J. Wade, and J. Wilson-Rawls. 2011. Developing a community-based genetic nomenclature for anole lizards. BMC Genomics 12:554. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Convergence, adaptation, and constraint. Evolution 65:1827-1840. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Detective work in the West Indies: Integrating historical and experimental approaches to study the evolutionary diversification of island lizards. Pp. 73-92 in J.B. Losos, Ed., In the Light of Evolution: Essays from the Laboratory and Field. Roberts and Co.: Greenwood Village, CO. (revised version of 2007 Bioscience paper). PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution: pattern, process, and the evidence. Pp. 91-126 in J.M. Shephard, S.M. Kosslyn, and E.M. Hammonds, Eds., The Harvard Sampler: Liberal Education for the Twenty-First Century. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, MA. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2011. Seeing the forest for the trees: the limitations of phylogenies in comparative biology. American Naturalist 177:709-727. PDF

Losos, J.B. and R.M. Pringle. 2011. Competition, predation and natural selection in island lizards. Nature 475:E1-2 (Brief Communication Arising in response to Calsbeek and Cox. Nature 465:613-616. 2011). PDF


Collar, D.C., J.A. Schulte II, B.C. O’Meara, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Habitat use affects morphological diversification in dragon lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:1033-1049. PDF

Hagey, T.J., J.B. Losos, and L.J. Harmon. 2010. Cruise foraging of invasive chameleon (Chamaeleo jacksonii xantholophus) in Hawai’i. Breviora 519:1-7. PDF

Harmon, L.J., J.B. Losos, T.J. Davies, R.G. Gillespie, J.L. Gittleman, W.B. Jennings, K.H. Kozak, M.A. McPeek, F. Moreno-Roarck, T.J. Near, A. Purvis, R.E. Ricklefs, D. Schluter, J.A. Schulte II, O. Seehausen, B.L. Sidlauskas, O. Torres-Carvajal, J.T. Weir, and A.Ø. Mooers. 2010. Early bursts of body size and shape evolution are rare in comparative data. Evolution 64: 2385-2396. PDF

Johnson, M.A., L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Behavioral convergence and adaptive radiation: effects of habitat use on territorial behavior in Anolis lizards. Evolution 64:1151-1159. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2010. A Tale of two radiations: similarities and differences in the evolutionary diversification of Darwin’s finches and Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Pp. 309-331 in P.R. Grant and B.R. Grant, Eds., In search of the Causes of Evolution: From Field Observations to Mechanisms. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2010. Adaptive radiation, ecological opportunity, and evolutionary determinism. American Naturalist 175: 623-639. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.L. Mahler. 2010. Adaptive Radiation: The Interaction of Ecological Opportunity, Adaptation, and Speciation. Pp. 381-420 in M.A. Bell, D.J. Futuyma, W.F. Eanes, and J.S. Levinton, Eds., Evolution Since Darwin: The First 150 Years. Sinauer Assoc.: Sunderland, MA. PDF

Mahler, D.L., L.J. Revell, R.E. Glor, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Ecological opportunity and the rate of morphological evolution in the diversification of Greater Antillean anoles. Evolution 64:2731-2745. PDF Supplementary Material

Ord, T.J., J.A. Stamps, and J.B. Losos. 2010. Adaptation and plasticity of animal communication in fluctuating environments. Evolution 64:3134-3148. PDF

Revell, L.J., D.L. Mahler, J. R. Sweeney, M. Sobotka, V. E. Fancher, and J. B. Losos. 2010. Nonlinear selection and the evolution of variances and covariances for continuous characters in an anole. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:407-421. PDF

Rodríguez Schettino, L., J.B. Losos, P.E. Hertz, K. de Queiroz, A.R. Chamizo, M. Leal, and V. Rivalta González. 2010. The anoles of Soroa: aspects of their ecological relationships. Breviora 520: 1-22. PDF Supplementary Material

Willis, C.G., B. Ruhfel, R.B. Primack, A.J. Miller-Rushing, J.B. Losos, and C.C. Davis. 2010. Favorable climate change response explains non-native species’ success in Thoreau’s woods. PLoS ONE 5: e8878. PDF


Gavrilets, S., and J.B. Losos. 2009. Adaptive radiation: contrasting theory with data. Science 323:732-737. PDF

Losos, J.B., and C.J. Schneider. 2009. Anolis lizards. Current Biology 19: R316-R318. PDF

Losos, J.B., and C.E. Parent. 2009. The speciation-area relationship. Pp. 415-438 in J.B. Losos and R.E. Ricklefs, Eds., The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. PDF

Losos, J.B., and R.E. Ricklefs. 2009. Adaptation and diversification on islands. Nature 457:830-836. PDF


Harmon, L.J., J. Melville, A. Larson, and J.B. Losos. 2008. The Role of Geography and Ecological Opportunity in the Diversification of Day Geckos (Phelsuma). Systematic Biology 57:562-573. PDF

Johnson, M.A., M. Leal, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2008. A phylogenetic perspective on foraging mode evolution and habitat use in West Indian Anolis lizards. Animal Behaviour 75:555-563.PDF

Kolbe, J.J., A. Larson, J.B. Losos, and K. de Queiroz. 2008. Admixture determines genetic diversity and population differentiation in the biological invasion of a lizard. Biology Letters 4:434-437.AbstractPDF

Losos, J.B. 2008. Phylogenetic niche conservatism, phylogenetic signal and the relationship between phylogenetic relatedness and ecological similarity among species. Ecology Letters 11: 995-1007.AbstractPDF

Losos, J.B. 2008. Rejoinder to Wiens (2008): Phylogenetic niche conservatism, its occurrence and importance. Ecology Letters 11: 1005-1007.PDF

Pinto, G., D.L. Mahler, L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos. 2008. Testing the island effect in adaptive radiation: rates and patterns of morphological diversification in Caribbean and mainland Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275:2749-2757.AbstractPDF

Sanger, T.J., J.B. Losos, and J.J. Gibson-Brown. 2008. A developmental staging series for the lizard genus Anolis: a new system for the integration of evolution, development, and ecology. Journal of Morphology 269:129-137.AbstractPDF

Sanger, T.J., P.M. Hime, M.A. Johnson, J. Diani, and J.B. Losos. 2008. Laboratory protocols for husbandry and embryo collection of Anolis lizards. Herpetological Review 39:58-63.PDF

Spiller, D., T. Schoener, and J. Losos. 2008. Leapin’ lizards! Abaco Life Fall/Holiday 2008: 18-22. PDF


Butler, M.A., S.A. Sawyer, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Sexual dimorphism and adaptive radiation in Anolis lizards. Nature447:202-205.AbstractPDFSupplementary material

Hedtke, S.M., K.R. Zamudio, C.A. Phillips, J. Losos, and P. Brylski. 2007. Conservation genetics of the endangered Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (Uma inornata). Herpetologica 63:411-420.PDF

Kolbe, J.J., A. Larson, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Differential admixture shapes morphological variation among invasive populations of the lizard, Anolis sagrei. Molecular Ecology 16:1579-1591.AbstractPDF

Kolbe, J.J., R.E. Glor, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, A. Larson, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Multiple sources, admixture, and genetic variation in introduced Anolis lizard populations. Conservation Biology 21:1612-1625.AbstractPDF

Miles, D.B., J.B. Losos, and D.J. Irschick. 2007. Morphology, performance, and foraging mode. Pp. 49-93 in S.M. Reilly, L.B. McBrayer, and D.B. Miles, Eds., Lizard Ecology: the Evolutionary Consequences of Foraging Mode. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. 

Nicholson, K.E., L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos. 2007. Evolution of Anolis lizard dewlap diversity. PLoS One 2(3): e274. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000274.AbstractPDF

Revell, L.J., M.A. Johnson, J.A. Schulte, II, J.J. Kolbe, and J.B. Losos. 2007. A phylogenetic test for adaptive convergence in rock-dwelling lizards. Evolution 61:2898-2912.AbstractPDFSupplementary material

Ricklefs, R.E., J.B. Losos, and T.M. Townsend. 2007. Evolutionary diversification of clades of squamate reptiles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:1751-1762.AbstractPDF


Johnson, M.A., R. Kirby, S. Wang, and J.B. Losos. 2006. What drives variation in habitat use by Anolis lizards: habitat availability or selectivity? Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:877-886.PDF

Knouft, J.H., J.B. Losos, R.E. Glor, and J.J. Kolbe. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of the niche in lizards of the Anolis sagrei group. Ecology 87:S29-S38. PDF

Langerhans, R.B., J.H. Knouft, and J.B. Losos. 2006. Shared and unique features of diversification in Greater Antillean Anolis ecomorphs. Evolution 60:362-369. PDF

Losos, J.B. 2006. In real time. Natural History 115(2):10. PDF

Losos, J.B., R.E. Glor, J.J. Kolbe, and K. Nicholson. 2006. Adaptation, speciation, and convergence: a hierarchical analysis of adaptive radiation in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 93:24-33.PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, R.B. Langerhans, and D.A. Spiller. 2006. Rapid temporal reversal in predator-driven natural selection. Science 314:1111.AbstractPDFSupplementary material

Melville, J., L.J. Harmon, and J.B. Losos. 2006. Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards. Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. B. 273:557-563.AbstractPDF

Webb, C.O., J.B. Losos, and A.A. Agrawal. 2006. Integrating phylogenies into community ecology. Ecology 87: S1-S2.PDF


Glor, R.E., J.B. Losos, and A. Larson. 2005. Out of Cuba: overwater dispersal and speciation among lizards in the Anolis carolinensis subgroup. Molecular Ecology 14:2419-2432.AbstractPDF

Harmon, L.J., and J.B. Losos. 2005. The effect of intraspecific sample size on Type I and Type II error rates in comparative studies. Evolution 59:2705-2710.AbstractPDF

Harmon, L.J., J.J. Kolbe, J.M. Cheverud, and J.B. Losos. 2005. Convergence and the multidimensional niche. Evolution 59:409-421.AbstractPDF

Harmon, L.J., K. Bauman, M. McCloud, J. Parks, S. Howell, and J.B. Losos. 2005. What the free-ranging animals do at the zoo: a study of the behavior and habitat use of opossums (Didelphis virginiana) on the grounds of the St. Louis Zoo. Zoo Biology 24:197-213.PDF

Kolbe, J.J., and J.B. Losos. 2005. Hind-limb length plasticity in Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Herpetology 39:674-678.PDF

Losos, J. B., and D. A. Spiller. 2005. Natural History Notes. Anolis smaragdinus (Bahamian green anole). Dispersal. Herpetological Review 36:315-316.PDF

Nicholson, K.E., R.E. Glor, J. J. Kolbe, A. Larson, S.B. Hedges, and J.B. Losos. 2005. Mainland colonization by island lizards. Journal of Biogeography 32:929-938.PDF

Rodríguez-Robles, J.A., M. Leal, and J.B. Losos. 2005. Habitat selection by the Puerto Rican yellow-chinned anole, Anolis gundlachi. Can. J. Zool. 83:983-988.PDF

Schoener, T.W., J.B. Losos, and D.A. Spiller. 2005. Island biogeography of populations: an introduced species transforms survival patterns. Science 310:1807-1809.AbstractPDF

Van Zandt, P.A., E. Collins, J.B. Losos, and J.M. Chase. 2005. Implications of food web interactions for restoration of Missouri Ozark glade habitats. Restoration Ecology 13:312-317.PDF


Glor, R.E., M.E. Gifford, A. Larson, J.B. Losos, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A.R. Chamizo Lara, and T.R. Jackman. 2004. Partial island submergence and speciation in an adaptive radiation: a multilocus analysis of the Cuban green anoles. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271:2257-2265. PDFSupplementary material

Kolbe, J.J., R.E. Glor, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, A. Larson, and J. B. Losos. 2004. Genetic variation increases during biological invasion by a Cuban lizard. Nature 431:177-181.  PDFSupplementary material

Losos, J.B. 2004. Adaptation and speciation in Greater Antillean anoles. Pp. 335-343 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF

Losos, J.B., and R.S. Thorpe. 2004. Evolutionary diversification of Caribbean Anolis lizards: Introduction. Pp. 343-344 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, and D.A. Spiller. 2004. Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations. Nature 432:505-508. “Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations.” Nature, 432, Pp. 505-8.  PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2004. Variable ecological effects of hurricanes: the importance of timing for survival of lizards on Bahamian islands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 101: 177-181.  PDF

Schulte, J.A., II, J.B. Losos, F.B. Cruz, and H. Núñez. 2004. The relationship between morphology, escape behaviour and microhabitat occupation in the lizard clade Liolaemus (Iguanidae: Tropidurinae*: Liolaemini). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17: 408-420.  PDF

Thorpe, R.S., and J.B. Losos. 2004. Evolutionary diversification of Caribbean Anolis lizards: Concluding comments. Pp. 322-324 in U. Dieckmann, M. Doebeli, J.A.J. Metz, and D. Tautz, eds. Adaptive Speciation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF


Glor, R. E., J. J. Kolbe, R. Powell, A. Larson and J. B. Losos. 2003. Phylogenetic analysis of ecological and morphological diversification in Hispaniolan trunk-ground anoles (Anolis cybotes group). Evolution 57:2383-2397.PDF

Harmon, L. J., J. A. Schulte II, A. Larson and J. B. Losos. 2003. Tempo and mode of evolutionary radiation in iguanian lizards. Science 301: 961-964.  PDF

Losos, J. B., and R. E. Glor. 2003. Phylogenetic comparative methods and the geography of speciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18:220-227.PDF

Losos, J.B., M. Butler, and T.W. Schoener. 2003. Sexual dimorphism in body size and shape in relation to habitat use among species of Caribbean Anolis lizards. Pp. 356-380 in S. F. Fox, J. K. McCoy and T. A. Baird, Eds., Lizard Social Behavior. Johns Hopkins Press: Baltimore. PDF

Losos, J. B., T. W. Schoener, and D. A. Spiller. 2003. Effect of immersion in seawater on egg survival in the lizard Anolis sagrei. Oecologia 137:360-362. PDF

Losos, J. B., M. Leal, R. E. Glor, K. de Queiroz, P. E. Hertz, L. Rodríguez Schettino, A. Chamizo Lara, T. R. Jackman, and A. Larson. 2003. Niche lability in the evolution of a Caribbean lizard community. Nature 424:542-545.PDF

Macrini, T. E., D. J. Irschick, and J. B. Losos. 2003. Ecomorphological differences in toepad characteristics between mainland and island anoles. Journal of Herpetology 37:52-58.PDF


Angert, A.L., D. Hutchison, D. Glossip, and J.B. Losos. 2002. Microhabitat use and thermal biology of the collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris collaris) and the fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus) in Missouri glades. Journal of Herpetology 36:23-29.PDF

Bickel, R., and J. B. Losos. 2002. Patterns of morphological variation and correlates of habitat use in chameleons. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76: 91-103.PDF

Butler, M.A., and J.B. Losos. 2002. Multivariate sexual dimorphism, sexual selection, and adaptation in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Ecological Monographs 72:541-559.PDF

Jackman, T.R., D.J. Irschick, K. de Queiroz, J.B. Losos, and A. Larson. 2002. Molecular phylogenetic perspective on evolution of lizards of the Anolis grahami Series. Journal of Experimental Zoology: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 294:1-16.PDF

Leal, M., A. K. Knox, and J. B. Losos. 2002. Lack of convergence in aquatic Anolis lizards. Evolution 56:785-791.   PDF

Losos, J. B., and D. B. Miles. 2002. Testing the hypothesis that a clade has adaptively radiated: iguanid lizard clades as a case study. American Naturalist 160: 147-157.  PDF

Losos, J.B., D.A. Creer, and J. Schulte, II. 2002. Cautionary comments on the measurement of maximum locomotor capabilities. Journal of Zoology 258: 57-61.PDF

Losos, J.B., P.L.N. Mouton, R. Bickel, I. Cornelius, and L. Ruddock. 2002. The effect of body armature on escape behaviour in cordylid lizards. Animal Behaviour 64: 313-321.PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2002. Predation on a common Anolis lizard: Can the food-web effects of a devastating predator be reversed? Ecological Monographs 72: 383-408. PDF


Creer, D.A., K. de Queiroz, T.R. Jackman, J.B. Losos, and A. Larson. 2001. Systematics of the Anolis roquet series of the southern Lesser Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 35: 428-441. PDF

Knox, A.K., J.B. Losos, and C.J. Schneider. 2001. Adaptive radiation versus intraspecific differentiation: morphological variation in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14:904-909.PDF

Losos, J.B. 2001. Evolution: A lizard’s tale. Scientific American 284(3): 64-69. PDF

Losos, J.B., T.W. Schoener, K.I. Warheit, and D.A. Creer. 2001. Experimental studies of adaptive differentiation in Bahamian Anolis lizards. Genetica 112-113:399-415. (Reprinted in A.P. Hendry and M.T. Kinnison, Eds., Microevolution: Rate, Pattern, and Process, pp. 399-415. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Dordrecht.  PDF

Schneider, C.J., J.B. Losos, and K. de Queiroz. 2001. Evolutionary relationships of Anolis bimaculatus group from the northern Lesser Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 35:1-12. PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2001. Natural restoration of the species-area relation for a lizard after a hurricane. Science 294:1525-1528.  PDF

Schoener, T.W., D.A. Spiller, and J.B. Losos. 2001. Predators increase the risk of catastrophic extinction of prey populations. Nature 412:183-186.  PDF


Butler, M.A., T.W. Schoener, and J.B. Losos. 2000. The relationship between sexual size dimorphism and habitat use in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards. Evolution 54: 259-272.PDF

Leal, M., and J.B. Losos. 2000. Natural history of the Cuban lizard Chamaeleolis barbatus. Journal of Herpetology34:318-322.PDF

Losos, J.B., D.A. Creer, D. Glossip, R. Goellner, A. Hampton, G. Roberts, N. Haskell, P. Taylor, and J. Etling. 2000. Evolutionary implications of phenotypic plasticity in the hindlimb of the lizard Anolis sagrei. Evolution 54:301-305.PDF

Losos, J.B., and D. Schluter. 2000. Analysis of an evolutionary species-area relationship. Nature 408:847-850.  PDF


Beuttell, K., and J.B. Losos. 1999. Ecological morphology of Caribbean anoles. Herpetological Monographs 13: 1-28.PDF

Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1999. Do lizards avoid habitats in which performance is submaximal?: The relationship between sprinting capabilities and structural habitat use in Caribbean anoles. American Naturalist 154:293-305. PDF

Jackman, T.R., A. Larson, K. de Queiroz, and J.B. Losos. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships and the tempo of early diversification in Anolis lizards. Systematic Biology 48: 254-285.PDF

Losos, J.B. 1999. Uncertainty in the reconstruction of ancestral character states and limitations on the use of phylogenetic comparative methods. Animal Behaviour 58: 1319-1324.PDF

Losos, J.B., and D. Spiller. 1999. Differential colonization success and asymmetrical interactions between two lizard species. Ecology 80: 252-258.PDF

Warheit, K.I., J.D. Forman, J.B. Losos, and D.B. Miles. 1999. Morphological diversification and adaptive radiation: a comparison of two diverse lizard clades. Evolution 53:1226-1234.PDF


de Queiroz, K., L.-R. Chu, and J.B. Losos. 1998. A second Anolis lizard in Dominican amber and the systematics and ecological morphology of Dominican amber anoles. American Museum of Natural History Novitates 3249: 1-23.PDF

Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1998. A comparative analysis of the ecological significance of maximal locomotor performance in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Evolution 52: 219-226.PDF

Leal, M., J.A. Rodríguez-Robles, and J.B. Losos. 1998. An experimental study of interspecific interactions between two Puerto Rican Anolis lizards. Oecologia 117: 273-278. PDF

Losos, J.B., and L.-R. Chu. 1998. Examination of factors affecting dewlap size in Caribbean anoles. Copeia 1998: 430-438.PDF

Losos, J.B., T.R. Jackman, A. Larson, K. de Queiroz, and L. Rodríguez-Schettino. 1998. Historical contingency and determinism in replicated adaptive radiations of island lizards. Science 279: 2115-2118.PDF

Spiller, D.A., J.B. Losos, and T.W. Schoener. 1998. Impact of a catastrophic hurricane on island populations. Science 281: 695-697. PDF


Autumn, K., and J.B. Losos. 1997. Notes on jumping ability and thermal biology of the enigmatic anole Chamaelinorops barbouri. Journal of Herpetology 31: 442-444. PDF

Butler, M.A., and J.B. Losos. 1997. Testing for unequal amounts of evolution in a continuous character on different branches of a phylogenetic tree using linear and squared-change parsimony: an example using Lesser Antillean Anolislizards. Evolution 51: 1623-1635.PDF

Glossip, D., and J.B. Losos. 1997. Ecological correlates of number of subdigital lamellae in anoles. Herpetologica 53: 192-199.  PDF

Irschick, D.J., L.J. Vitt, P.A. Zani, and J.B. Losos. 1997. A comparison of evolutionary radiations in mainland and West Indian Anolis lizards. Ecology 78: 2191-2203. PDF

Jackman, T., J.B. Losos, A. Larson and K. de Queiroz. 1997. Phylogenetic studies of convergent adaptive radiations in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Pp. 535-557 in T. Givnish and K. Systma, Eds., Molecular Evolution and Adaptive Radiation. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. 

Losos, J.B., and K. de Queiroz. 1997. Darwin’s lizards. Natural History 106(11):34-39. PDF

Losos, J.B., and K. de Queiroz. 1997. Evolutionary consequences of ecological release in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 61: 459-483. PDF

Losos, J.B., K.I. Warheit, and T.W. Schoener. 1997. Adaptive differentiation following experimental island colonization in Anolis lizards. Nature 387: 70-73.PDF

Stamps, J.A., J.B. Losos, and R.M. Andrews. 1997. A comparative study of population density and sexual size dimorphism in lizards. American Naturalist 149: 64-90. PDF


Irschick, D.J., and J.B. Losos. 1996. Morphology, ecology, and behavior of the twig anole, Anolis angusticeps. Pp. 291-301 in R. Powell and R.W. Henderson, Eds., Contributions to West Indian Herpetology: A Tribute to Albert Schwartz. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, NY. PDF

Irschick, D.J., C.C. Austin, K. Petren, R.N. Fisher, J.B. Losos, and O. Ellers. 1996. A comparative analysis of clinging ability among pad-bearing lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 59: 21-35.  PDF

Larson, A., and J.B. Losos. 1996. Phylogenetic systematics of adaptation. In M.R. Rose G.V. Lauder, Eds., Adaptation. Pp. 187-220. Academic Press: San Diego. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1996. Dynamics of range expansion by three introduced species of Anolis lizards on Bermuda. Journal of Herpetology 30: 204-210.  PDF

Losos, J.B. 1996. Ecological and evolutionary determinants of the species-area relation in Caribbean anoline lizards. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 351:847-854. Reprinted in P.R. Grant. 1998. Evolution on Islands, pp. 210-224, Oxford University Press: Oxford. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1996. Phylogenies and comparative biology, Stage II: Testing causal hypotheses derived from phylogenies with data from extant taxa. Systematic Biology 45: 259-260.  PDF

Losos, J.B. 1996. Phylogenetic perspectives on community ecology. Ecology 77: 1344-1354.PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.J. Irschick. 1996. The effect of perch diameter on escape behaviour of Anolis lizards: Laboratory-based predictions and field tests. Animal Behaviour 51: 593-602.  PDF


Losos, J.B. 1995. Community evolution in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards: Phylogenetic patterns and experimental tests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B 349:69-75. Reprinted in P.H. Harvey, A.J.L. Brown, J.M. Smith, and S. Nee, Eds. 1996. New Uses for New Phylogenies, pp. 308-321, Oxford Univ. Press: Oxford. PDF

Losos, J.B., and F.R. Adler. 1995. Stumped by trees? A generalized null model for patterns of organismal diversity. American Naturalist 145: 329-342. PDF


Garland, T., Jr., and J.B. Losos. 1994. Ecological morphology of locomotor performance in squamate reptiles. Pp. 240-302 in P.C. Wainwright and S. Reilly, Eds., Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology. University of Chicago Press: Chicago. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1994. An approach to the analysis of comparative data when a phylogeny is unavailable or incomplete. Systematic Biology 43: 117-123. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1994. Historical contingency and lizard community ecology. Pp. 319-333 in L.J. Vitt and E.R. Pianka, Eds., Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental Perspectives. Princeton Univ. Press: Princeton. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1994. Integrative approaches to evolutionary ecology: Anolis lizards as model systems. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 25: 467-493. PDF

Losos, J.B., D.J. Irschick, and T.W. Schoener. 1994. Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of specialization of Bahamian Anolis lizards. Evolution 48: 1786-1798. PDF

Losos, J.B., and D.B. Miles. 1994. Adaptation, constraint, and the comparative method: phylogenetic issues and methods. Pp. 60-98 in P.C. Wainwright and S. Reilly, Eds., Ecological Morphology: Integrative Organismal Biology. University of Chicago Press: Chicago. PDF

Macedonia, J.M., C.S. Evans, and J.B. Losos. 1994. Male Anolis lizards discriminate video-recorded conspecific and heterospecific displays. Animal Behaviour 47: 1220-1223. PDF


Losos, J.B., J.C. Marks, and T.W. Schoener. 1993. Habitat use and ecological interactions of an introduced and a native species of Anolis lizard on Grand Cayman. Oecologia 95: 525-532.PDF

Losos, J.B., B.M. Walton, and A.F. Bennett. 1993. Trade-offs between sprinting and clinging ability in Kenyan chameleons. Functional Ecology 7: 281-286. PDF


James, C.D., J.B. Losos, and D.R. King. 1992. Reproductive biology and diets of goannas (Reptilia: Varanidae) from Australia. Journal of Herpetology 26: 128-136. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1992. A critical comparison of the taxon cycle and character displacement models for size evolution of Anolislizards in the Lesser Antilles. Copeia 1992: 279-288.PDF

Losos, J.B. 1992. The evolution of convergent community structure in Caribbean Anolis communities. Systematic Biology41: 403-420.PDF


Hess, N.E., and J.B. Losos. 1991. Interspecific aggression between Anolis cristatellus and A. gundlachi: comparisons of sympatric and allopatric populations. Journal of Herpetology 25: 256-259.PDF

James, C.D., and J.B. Losos. 1991. Diet and reproductive biology of the Australian sand-swimming lizards, Eremiascincus (Scincidae). Australian Wildlife Research 18: 641-654. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1991. The Phylogenetic Perspective. Science 252 (5008): 1002-1003. PDF

Losos, J.B., R.M. Andrews, O.J. Sexton, and A. Schuler. 1991. Behavior, ecology, and locomotor performance of the giant anole, Anolis frenatus. Caribbean Journal of Science 27: 173-179.PDF

Sinervo, B., and J.B. Losos. 1991. Walking the tight rope: arboreal sprint performance among Sceloporus occidentalislizard populations. Ecology 72: 1225-1233. PDF


Dryden, G., B. Green, D. King, and J. Losos. 1990. Water and energy turnover in a small monitor lizard, Varanus acanthurus. Australian Wildlife Research 17: 641-646.

Losos, J.B. 1990. A phylogenetic analysis of character displacement in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Evolution 44: 558-569. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1990. Concordant evolution of locomotor behavior, display rate, and morphology in West Indian Anolislizards. Animal Behaviour 39: 879-890. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1990. Ecomorphology, performance capability, and scaling of West Indian Anolis lizards: an evolutionary analysis. Ecological Monographs 60: 369-388. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1990. The evolution of form and function: morphology and locomotor performance ability in West Indian Anolis lizards. Evolution 44: 1189-1203. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1990. Thermal sensitivity of sprinting and clinging performance in the Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko). Asiatic Herpetological Research 3: 54-59. PDF

Losos, J.B., M.R. Gannon, W.J. Pfeiffer, and R.B. Waide. 1990. Notes on the ecology and behavior of the lagarto verde, Anolis cuvieri, in Puerto Rico. Caribbean Journal of Science 26: 65-66. PDF


Losos, J.B., and B. Sinervo. 1989. The effects of morphology and perch diameter on sprint performance in Anolis lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology 145: 23-30. PDF

Losos, J.B., S. Naeem, and R.K. Colwell. 1989. Hutchinsonian ratios and statistical power. Evolution 43: 1820-1826. PDF

Losos, J.B., T. Papenfuss, and J.R. Macey. 1989. Correlates of running, jumping, and parachuting performance in the butterfly lizard, Leiolepis belliani. Journal of Zoology 217: 559-568. PDF


Greene, H.W., and J.B. Losos. 1988. Systematics, natural history, and conservation. Bioscience 38: 458-462. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1988. Thermoregulatory correlates of escape behavior by a desert lizard, Ctenophorus isolepis. Journal of Herpetology 22: 353-356. PDF

Losos, J.B., and H.W. Greene. 1988. Ecological and evolutionary implications of diet in monitor lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 35: 379-407. PDF


Losos, J.B. 1987. Postures of the Military Dragon (Ctenophorus isolepis) in relation to substrate temperature. Amphibia-Reptilia 8: 419-423. PDF


Losos, J.B. 1986. Island biogeography of day geckos (Phelsuma)in the Indian Ocean. Oecologia 68: 338-343. PDF


Losos, J.B. 1985. An experimental demonstration of the species-recognition role of Anolis dewlap color. Copeia 1985: 905-910. PDF

Losos, J.B. 1985. Male aggressive behavior in a pair of sympatric sibling species. Breviora 484: 1-30. PDF

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