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. Hurricane effects on Neotropical lizards span geographic and phylogenetic scales.  PNAS.  117(19). 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.PDFSupplementary 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

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 videoPDF


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.AbstractPDF

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

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

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.AbstractPDF

Steinberg, D.S., J.B. Losos, T.W. Schoener, D.A. Spiller, J.J. Kolbe, and M. Leal. 2014. Predator-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.AbstractPDF

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.AbstractPDFSupplementary 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

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