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Speciation & Sexual Selection in Sticklebacks

Rawal A, Boughman JW & Miikkulainen R (2014) Evolution of communication in cooperative mating. The Fourteenth International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems. abstract
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Lackey ACR & Boughman JW (2014) Female discrimination against heterospecific mates does not depend on habitat. Behavioral Ecology. 5: 1256-1267 abstract
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Seehausen O, Butlin RK, Keller I, Wagner CE, Boughman JW, Hohenlohe PA, Peichel CL & Saetre GP et al. (2014) Genomics and the origin of species. Nature Reviews Genetics. 15: 176-192. abstract
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Boughman JW (2013) Speciation by sexual selection. Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press. pp 520-528.

Tinghitella RM, Weigel EG, Head ML & Boughman JW (2013) Flexible mate choice when mates are rare and time is short. Ecology & Evolution. 9: 2820-2831. abstract
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Lackey ACR & Boughman JW (2013) Divergent sexual selection via male competition: ecology is key. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26: 1611-1624. abstract
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Head ML, Kozak GM & Boughman JW (2013) Female preference for well adapted males promotes sexual isolation in threespine sticklebacks. Ecology & Evolution. 3(7): 2183-2196. abstract
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Rodríguez RL, Boughman JW, Gray DA, Hebets EA, Höbel G, Smith S, & Symes L. (2013) Divergence in mating displays predicted by divergence in mate preferences, not by their strength. Ecology Letters. 19: 964-974. abstract
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Hendry AP, Peichel CL, Matthews B, Boughman JW & Nosil P. (2013) Stickleback research: the now and the next. Introduction to 3 volume special issue: Evolutionary Ecology Research . 15: 111-141. abstract
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Lackey ACR & Boughman JW (2013) Loss of premating isolation in a species pair of threespine sticklebacks. Current Zoology. 59: 591-603. abstract
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Verzijden MN, ten Cate C, Servedio MR, Kozak G, Boughman JW, & Svensson E. (2013) The impact of learned mating traits on speciation is not yet clear: Response to Kawecki. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28: 69-70.
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Boughman JW. (2013) Guest Editor. Special column: Ecological Speciation. Current Zoology. 59.

Boughman JW. (2013) Ecological speciation: Selection and the origin of species. Current Zoology. 59: 1-8.
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Kozak GM, Head ML, Lackey ACR & Boughman JW. (2013) Sequential mate choice and sexual isolation in threespine stickleback species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26: 130-140. abstract
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Abbott et al (2013) Targeted Review: Hybridization and speciation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26: 229-246.
Paper from FroSpects Gregynog Workshop Consortium. With 15 commentaries
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Verzijden MN, ten Cate C, Servedio MR, Kozak G, Boughman JW, & Svensson E. (2012) The impact of learning on sexual selection and speciation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 27: 511-519. abstract
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Malek T, Boughman JW, Dworkin ID, & Peichel CL (2012) Admixture mapping of male nuptial color in a recently formed hybrid population of threespine sticklebacks. Molecular Ecology. Published online June 11, 2012. DOI=10.1111-j.1365-294X.2012.05660 abstract
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Kozak GM & Boughman JW. (2012) Plastic responses to parents and predators lead to divergent social behavior in sticklebacks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 25: 759-769. abstract
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Cooper IA, Gilman RT & Boughman JW. (2011) Sexual dimorphism and speciation on two ecological coins: patterns from nature and theoretical predictions. Evolution. 65: 2553-2571. abstract
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Kozak GM, Head ML & Boughman JW. (2011) Sexual imprinting on ecologically divergent traits leads to sexual isolation in sticklebacks. Proceedings Royal Society London B. 278 (1718): 2604-2610. abstract pdf
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Facts on File
Rundle HD & Boughman JW. (2010) Behavioral ecology and speciation. In Westneat DF & Fox CW. Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology. Oxford Univ Press. Pp 471-487.
Behm JE, Ives AR & Boughman JW. (2010) Ecological disturbance and the collapse of a species pair through hybridization. American Naturalist: 175: 11-26.abstract
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Kozak GM & Boughman JW. (2009) Learned conspecific mate preference in a species pair of sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1282-1288.  abstract pdf
Head ML, Price EK & Boughman JW. (2009) Body size differences do not arise from divergent mate preferences in a species pair of threespine stickleback. Biology Letters 5: 517-520. abstract pdf

Kozak GM, Reisland M & Boughman JW.(2009) Sex differences in mate recognition for species with mutual mate choice. Evolution 63: 353-365. abstract pdf  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Science Section & Canada's Globe & Mail Science section

Odling-Smee LC, Boughman JW & Braithwaite VA. (2008) Sympatric species of threespine  stickleback differ in their performance in a spatial learning task. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology.62: 1935-1945.   abstract pdf 

Kozak GM & Boughman JW. (2008) Experiences influences shoal member preference in a species pair of threespine sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology. 19:667-676.

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Lewandowski EJ & Boughman JW. (2008) Genetic and environmental influences on color expression in sticklebacks. Biological Journal of Linnean Society. 94: 663-673.  abstract pdf 
Boughman JW. (2007) Condition dependent expression of red color differs between stickleback species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20 (4): 1577-1590.  abstract pdf  Faculty of 1000
Boughman JW. (2007) Sticklebacks and humans walk hand in fin to lighter skin. Cell. 131: 11-13. 
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Rafferty N & Boughman JW. (2006) Olfactory mate recognition in a sympatric species pair of threespine sticklebacks. Behavioral Ecology,17: 965-970.  abstract pdf 
Boughman JW (2006) Divergence and speciation in sticklebacks. In OstlundNilsson S, Mayer I, & Huntingford F. (eds) The Biology of the Threespine Stickleback. pp 83-126, CRC Press.
Taylor EB, Boughman JW, Groenenboom M, Sniatynksi M, Schluter D & Gow J (2006) Speciation in reverse: morphological and genetic evidence of a collapse of a stickleback species pair (Gasterosteus). Molecular Ecology 15: 343-355. 

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Boughman JW, Rundle HD & Schluter D (2005) Parallel evolution of sexual isolation in sticklebacks. Evolution 59: 361-373  abstract pdf Faculty of 1000
Peichel CL & Boughman JW (2003) Sticklebacks: Quick Guide. Current Biology 13: R942-R943. 


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Boughman JW (2002) How sensory drive can promote speciation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 17: 571-577.   abstract pdf
Boughman JW (2001) Divergent sexual selection enhances reproductive isolation in sticklebacks. Nature 411: 944-948.  abstract  pdf   New & Views
Schluter D, Boughman JW & Rundle HD (2001) Parallel speciation with allopatry. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 283-284.

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Rundle HD, Nagel LM, Boughman JW & Schluter D (2000) Natural selection and parallel speciation in sympatric sticklebacks. Science 287: 306-308.  abstract   pdf  News of the Week & Current Biology


Communication & Cooperation in Bats

Boughman JW. (2006) Selection on social traits in greater spearnosed bats. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, 60: 766-777.  abstract pdf 

Bohn KM, Boughman JW, Wilkinson G.S. & Moss CF (2004) Infant isolation call frequency matches hearing sensitivity in greater spear-nosed bats. J. Comparative Physiology A. 190: 185-192. 

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Boughman JW & Moss CF (2003) Social sounds: vocal learning and development of mammal and bird calls. In Megela-Simmons, A., Popper, A.N., & Fay, R. (eds) Acoustic Communication. Springer-Verlag. (Handbook of Auditory Research) pp. 138-224.  abstract
Wilkinson GS & Boughman JW (1999) Social influences on foraging in bats. In Box, H.O. &  Gibson, K.R. (eds)  Mammalian Social Learning: Comparative and Ecological Perspectives.   Cambridge University Press. pp. 188-204.  abstract
Boughman JW (1998) Vocal learning by greater spear-nosed bats. Proceedings Royal Society B   265: 227-233.  abstract pdf 
Boughman JW & Wilkinson GS (1998) Greater spear-nosed bats discriminate group mates by vocalizations. Animal Behaviour 55: 1717-1732.  abstract pdf 
Wilkinson GS & Boughman JW (1998) Social calls coordinate foraging in greater spear-nosed bats. Animal Behaviour 55: 337-350.  abstract pdf 

Boughman JW (1997) Greater spear-nosed bats give group distinctive calls. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 40: 61-70.

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