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Evolution and Ecology of Squamate Reptiles
 
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Pough, F. H., R. M. Andrews, M. L. Crump, J. E. Cadle, A. H. Savitzky, and K. D. Wells. 2004 (3rd ed.), Herpetology, Prentice Hall, New York.
2003
 
Recent Journal Articles
 
Daut, E. F. and R. M. Andrews. 1993. The effect of pregnancy on selected body temperatures of the viviparous lizard Chalcides ocellatus. Journal of Herpetology 27:6-13.
1993
 
Andrews, R. M. 1994. Activity and thermal biology of the sand-swimming skink Neoseps reynoldsi: diel and seasonal patterns. Copeia, 1994:91-99.
1994
 
Stamps, J. A., V. V. Krishnan, and R. M. Andrews. 1994. Analyses of sexual size dimorphism using growth based null models. Copeia 1994:598-613.
1994
 
Andrews, R. M. and J. A. Stamps. 1994. Temporal variation in sexual size dimorphism of Anolis limifrons in Panama. Copeia 1994:613-622.
1994
 
Andrews, R. M. and B. R. Rose. 1994. Evolution of viviparity: constraints on egg retention. Physiological Zoology 67:1006-1024.
1994
 
Andrews, R. M. and S. J. Wright. 1994. Long-term fluctuations of a tropical lizard. Pages 267-285 (Ch. 12) in Pianka, E. R. and L. J. Vitt (eds.), Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental perspectives, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.
1994
 
Mathies, T. and R. M. Andrews. 1995. Thermal and reproductive biology of high and low elevation populations of the lizard, Sceloporus scalaris: implications for the evolution of viviparity. Oecologia, 104:101-111.
1995
 
Mathies, T. and R. M. Andrews. 1996. Extended egg retention and its influence on embryonic development and egg water balance: implications for the evolution of viviparity. Physiological Zoology 69:1021-1035.
1996
 
Stamps, J. A., J. B. Losos, and R. M. Andrews. 1997. A comparative study of population density and sexual size dimorphism in lizards. Amer. Natur. 149:64-90.
1997
 
Andrews, R. M., F. R. Mendez de la Cruz, and M. Villagran Santa Cruz. 1997. Body temperatures of female Sceloporus grammicus: thermal stress or impaired mobility? Copeia 1997:108-115.
1997
 
Qualls, C. P., R. M. Andrews, and T. Mathies. 1997. Evolution of viviparity and placentation revisited. J. Theoretical Biology 185:129-135.
1997
 
Andrews, R. M., Qualls, C. P., and B. R. Rose. 1997. Effects of low temperature on embryonic development of Sceloporus lizards. Copeia 1997:827-833.
1997
 
Andrews, R. M. 1997. Evolution of viviparity: variation between two sceloporine lizards in the ability to extend egg retention. Journal of Zoology, Lond. 243:579-595.
1997
 
Mathies, T. and R. M. Andrews. 1997. Influence of pregnancy on the thermal biology of the lizard, Sceloporus jarrovi: why do pregnant females exhibit low body temperatures? Functional Ecology 11:498-507.
1997
 
Mendez de la Cruz, F. R., M. Villagran Santa Cruz, and R. M. Andrews. 1998. Evolution of viviparity in the lizard genus Sceloporus. Herpetologica 54:521-532.
1998
 
Andrews, R. M. 1998. Latitudinal and elevational variation in body temperatures of Sceloporus lizards. J. Thermal Biology 23:329-334.
1998
 
Andrews, R. M., F. R Mendez de la Cruz, M. Villagran Santa Cruz, and F. Rodriguez Romero. 1999. Field and selected body temperatures of Sceloporus aeneus and Sceloporus bicanthalis. J. Herpetol. 33:93-100.
1999
 
Chalcraft, D. R. and R. M. Andrews. 1999. Predation on lizard eggs by ants: species interactions in a variable physical environment. Oecologia 119:285-292.
1999
 
Andrews, R. M., T. Mathies, C. P. Qualls, and F. J. Qualls. 1999. Rates of embryonic development of Sceloporus lizards: do cold climates favor rapid development? Copeia 1999:691-699.
1999
 
Qualls, C. P. and R. M. Andrews. 1999. Cold climates and the evolution of viviparity in reptiles: cold incubation temperatures produce poor quality offspring. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67:353-376.
1999
 
Qualls, C. P. and R. M. Andrews. 1999. Maternal body volume constrains water uptake by lizard eggs in utero. Functional Ecology 13:845-851.
1999
 
Mathies, T. and R. M. Andrews. 1999. Determinants of embryonic stage at oviposition in the lizard Urosaurus ornatus. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 72:645-655.
1999
 
Andrews. R. M. 2000. Evolution of viviparity in squamate reptiles: a variant of the cold-climate model. Journal of Zoology, London 250:243-253.
2000
 
Andrews, R. M. and T. Mathies. 2000. Natural history of reptilian development: physiological constraints on the evolution of viviparity. Bioscience 50:227-238.
2000
 
Andrews, R. M., T. Mathies, and D. Warner. 2000. Effect of incubation temperature on morphology, growth, and survival of juvenile Sceloporus undulatus. Herpetological Monographs 14:420-431.
2000
 
Rock, J., R. M. Andrews, and A. Cree. 2000. Effects of reproductive condition, season and site on selected temperatures of a viviparous gecko. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 73:344-355.
2000
 
Mathies, T. and R. M. Andrews. 2000. Does reduction of the eggshell occur concurrently with or subsequent to the evolution of viviparity in phrynosomatid lizards? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 71:719-736.
2000
 
Rock, J., A. Cree, and R. M. Andrews. 2002. The effect of reproductive condition on thermoregulation in a viviparous gecko from a cool climate. Journal of Thermal Biology 27:17-27.
2002
 
Andrews, R. M. 2002. Low oxygen: a constraint on the evolution of viviparity in reptiles. Physiological Biochemistry and Zoology 75:145-154.
2002
 
Warner, D. A., and R. M. Andrews. 2002. Laboratory and field experiments identify sources of variation in phenoytpes and survival of hatchling lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76:105-124.
2002
 
Warner, D. A., and R. M. Andrews. 2002. Nest site selection in relation to temperature and moisture by the lizard Sceloporus undulatus. Herpetologica 58:399-407.
2002
 
Hernandez-Gallego, O., F. R. Mendez-de la Cruz, M. Villagran-Santa Cruz, and R. M. Andrews. 2002. Continuous spermatogenesis in the lizard Sceloporus bicanthalis (Sauria: Phynosomatidae) from high elevation habitat of central Mexico. Herpetologica 58:415-421.
2002
 
Warner, D. A., and R. M. Andrews. 2003. Consequences of Extended Egg Retention in the Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus). J. Herptol. 37:309-314.
2003
 
Andrews, R. M. 2004. Embryonic development. Pages 75-102 in Deeming, D. C. (ed.), Reptilian incubation: environment, evolution, and behaviour, Nottingham University Press, UK.
2004
 
Andrews, R. M., and S. Donoghue. 2004. Effects of temperature and moisture on embryonic diapause of the veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus). Journal of Experimental Zoology 301A:629-635.
2004
 
Parker, S. L., and R. M. Andrews.   2004.   Embryonic responses to variation in oviductal oxygen in the lizard Sceloporus undulatus from New Jersey and South Carolina. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 83:289-299.
2004
 
Andrews, R. M.   2005.   Incubation temperature and sex ratio of the veiled chameleon ( Chamaeleo calyptratus ). J. Herpetology 39:515-518.
2005
 
Parker, S. L., and R. M. Andrews. 2006. Evolution of viviparity in sceloporine lizards: in utero P O 2 as a developmental constraint during egg retention. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79:581-592.
2006
 
Calderón Espinosa, M. L., R. M. Andrews, and F. R. Mendéz de la Cruz. 2006. Evolution of egg retention in lizards of the Sceloporus spinosus group: exploring the role of physiological, environmental, and phylogenetic factors. Herpetological Monographs 20:147-158.
2006
 
Parker, S. L., and R. M. Andrews. 2007. Incubation temperature and phenotypic traits of hatchling Sceloporus undulatus : implications for the northern limits of distribution. Oecologica 151:218-231.
2007
 
Andrews, R. M. 2007. Effects of temperature on embryonic development of the veiled chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus . Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 148A:698-706.
2007
 
Andrews, R. M., C. Díaz-Paniagua, A. Marco, and A. Portheault. 2008. Developmental arrest during embryonic development of the Common Chameleon (Chamaeleo chamaeleon ) in Spain. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 81:336-344.
2008
 
Andrews, R. M. 2008. Lizards in the slow lane: thermal biology of chameleons.   J. Thermal Biology 33:57-61.
2008
 
Andrews, R. M. 2008. Effects of incubation temperature on growth and performance of the veiled chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus). J. Experimental Zool. 309A:435-436. 2008
     

Adams, G. K., R. M. Andrews, and L. M. Noble. 2010. Eggs under pressure: Components of water potential of chameleon eggs during incubation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83:207–214.

2010
     

Andrews, R. M. and K. B. Karsten. 2010. Evolutionary innovations of squamate reproductive and developmental biology in the family Chamaeleonidae. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100:656-668.

2010
     

Pike, D. A., J. K. Webb, and R. M. Andrews. 2011. Social and thermal cues influence nest-site selection in a nocturnal gecko, Oedura lesueurii. Ethology 117:796-801.

2011  
     

Andrews, R. M. and V. W. Greene. 2011. Variation in embryonic development at oviposition of the lizard Uta stansburiana. J. Herpetology 45:451-454.

2011
     

Pike, D. A., R. M. Andrews, and W.-G., Du. 2012. Eggshell morphology and gecko life history evolution. Evolutionary Ecology 26:847-861.

2012
     

Schwarzkopf, L. and R. M. Andrews. 2012. Are moms manipulative or just selfish? Evaluating the ‘maternal manipulation hypothesis’ and its implications for life-history studies of reptiles. Herpetologica 68:147-159.

2012  
     

Schwarzkopf, L. and R. M. Andrews. 2012. ‘Selfish mothers’ use ‘maternal manipulation’ to maximize lifetime reproductive success. Herpetologica 68:308-311.

2012  
     

Andrews, R. M. and L. Schwarzkopf. 2012. Thermal performance of squamate embryos with respect to climate, adult life history, and phylogeny. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106:851-864.

2012  
     

Andrews, R. M. 2012. Water vapor permeability of the rigid-shelled gecko egg. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 317A:395-400.

2012  
     
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