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    • Zuniga-Vega JJ, Fuentes-G. JA, Zamora-Abrego G, Garcia-Vazquez UO, Nieto-Montes de Oca A, Martins EP. 2017. Evolutionary patterns in life-history traits of lizards of the genus Xenosaurus. Herpetological Journal, in press.
    • Campos SM, Straus C, Martins EP. 2017. In space and time: Territorial animals are attracted to conspecific chemical cues. Ethology 123: 136-144. (doi:10.1111/eth.12582)
    • Fuentes-G. JA, Housworth EA, Weber A, Martins EP. 2016. Phylogenetic ANCOVA: Estimating phenotypic diversification and evolutionary relationships in comparative studies. Am Nat 188:615-627. (doi:10.1086/688917)
    • Shelton DS, Martins EP. 2017. Behavioral variation, adaptation and evolution. In APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology. Eds: Call J, Burghardt G, Pepperberg I, Snowdon C, Zentall T.
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    • Ossip-Drahos AG, Oyola Morales JR, Vital Garcia C, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Hews DK, Martins EP. 2016. Shaping communicative color signals over evolutionary time. Royal Society Open Science 3:160728. (doi:10.1098/rsos.160728)
    • Pruett JA, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Campos SM, Soini HA, Novotny MV, Vital Garcia C, Martins EP, Hews DK. 2016. Evolutionary interactions between visual and chemical signals: Chemosignals compensate for the loss of a visual signal in male Sceloporus lizards. J Chem Ecol 42:1164-1174. (doi: 10.1007/s10886-016-0778-8)
    • Zuniga-Vega JJ, Fuentes-G JA, Ossip-Drahos AG, Martins EP. 2016. Repeated evolution of viviparity in phrynosomatid lizards constrained interspecific diversification in some life-history traits. Biology Letters 12:20160653. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2016.0653)
    • Suriyampola PS, Sykes DJ, Shelton DS, Khemka A, Martins EP. 2016. Water flow impacts group behavior in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Behavioral Ecology 28: 94-100. (doi:10.1093/beheco/arw138).
    • Lawing AM, Polly PD, Hews DK, Martins EP. 2016. Including fossils in phylogenetic climate reconstructions: A deep time perspective on the climatic niche evolution and diversification of Spiny Lizards (Sceloporus). Am Nat, 188:133-148.
    • (doi:10.1086/687202)
    • Suriyampola PS, Shelton DS, Shukla R, Roy T, Bhat A, Martins EP. 2016. Zebrafish social behavior in the wild. Zebrafish 13:1-8.
    • (doi:10.1089/zeb.2015.1159)
    • Santhanam R, Luu VT, Weinhold A, Goldberg J, Oh Y, Baldwin IT. 2015. Native root-associated bacteria rescue a plant from a sudden-wilt disease that emerged during continuous cropping. PNAS 112:. (doi:10.1073/pnas.1505765112)
    • Olivera-Tlahuel C, Ossip-Klein AG, Espinosa-Perez H, Zuniga-Vega JJ. 2015. Have superfetation and matrotrophy facilitated the evolution of larger offspring in poeciliid fishes? Biol J Linn Soc 116 4:787-804 (doi:10.1111/bij.12662)
    • Bhat AM, Greulich MM, Martins, EP. 2015. Behavioral plasticity in response to environmental manipulation among zebrafish (Danio rerio) populations. PLOS One 10(4):e0125097. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0125097)
    • Taborsky M, Hofmann HA, Beery AK, Blumstein DT, Hayes LD, Lacey EA, Martins EP, Phelps SM, Solomon NG, Rubenstein DR. 2015. Taxon matters: promoting integrative studies of social behavior. TINS 38:189-191. (doi:10.1016/j.tins.2015.01.004)
    • Martins EP, Ossip-Klein AG, Zuniga-Vega JJ, Vital Garcia C, Campos SM, Hews DK. 2015. Evolving from static to dynamic signals: evolutionary compensation between two communicative signals. Animal Behaviour 102:223-229. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.01.028)
    • Gibson, AK, Fuentes JA. 2015. A phylogenetic test of the Red Queen Hypothesis: outcrossing and parasitism in the Nematode phyloum. Evolution 69:530-540. (doi:10.1111/evo.12565)
    • Shelton DS, Price BC, Ocasio KM, Martins EP. 2015. Density and group size influence shoal cohesion, but not coordination in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Journal Comparative Psychology, 129:72-77. (manuscript) (doi:10.1037/a0038382)
    • Martins EP, Bhat A. 2014. Population-level personalities in zebrafish: aggression-boldness across but not within populations. Behavioral Ecology 25:368-373 (doi:10.1093/beheco/aru007).
    • Hews DK, Martins EP. 2013. Visual and chemical signals of social communication: Providing the link to habitat and environment. In: Reptiles in Research: Investigations of Ecology, Physiology and Behavior from Desert to Sea. WL Lutterschmidt, ed. Nova Publishers, Hauppauge NY. (pdf and book)
    • Ossip-Klein AG, Fuentes JA, Hews DK, Martins EP. 2013. Information content is more important than sensory system in guiding the long-term evolutionary relationships between signaling modalities in Sceloporus lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67:1513-1522. doi:10.1007/s00265-013-1535-4
    • Vital C, Martins EP. 2013. Socially-central zebrafish influence group behavior more than those on the social periphery. PLOS One 8:355503. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055503
    • Nava S, Morena L, Wang D. 2012. Receiver sex differences in visual response to dynamic motion signals in lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1357-1362. doi:10.1007/s00265-012-1392-6
    • Whiteley AR, Bhat A, Martins EP, Mayden RL, Arunachalam M, Uusi-Heikkila S, Ahmed ATA, Shrestha J, Clark M, Stemple D, Bernatchez L. 2011. Population genomics of wild and laboratory zebrafish (Danio rerio). Molecular Ecology 20:4269-4276. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X/2011.05272.x
    • Ruiz, M, Wang D, Reinke EA, Demas GE, Martins EP. 2011. Trade-offs between reproductive coloration and innate immunity in a natural population of female Sagebrush lizards. Herpetological Journal 21:131-134. 
    • Vital C, Martins EP. 2011. Strain differences in zebrafish social roles and their impact on group task performance. Journal Comparative Psychology 125:278-285. doi:10.1037/a0023906
    • Ruiz M, French SS, Demas GE, Martins EP. 2010. Food supplementation and testosterone interact to influence reproductive behavior and immune function in Sceloporus graciosus. Hormones and Behavior 57:134-139. doi:10.1016/j.yhbeh.2009.09.019
    • Ruiz M, Beals ZM, Martins EP. 2010. Male sagebrush lizards (Sceloporus graciosus) increase exploratory behavior towards females with more courtship experience. Herpetologica 66:142-147. doi:10.1655/09-022R2.1
    • Nava S, Conway M, Martins EP. 2009. Sex-specific visual performance: female lizards outperform males motion detection. Biology Letters 5: 732-734. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0348
    • Ord, T.J. and E.P. Martins. 2009. Evolution of behavior: phylogeny and the origin of present-day diversity. In: Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology, ed by D.F. Westneat and C.W. Fox.
    • Nava, S.S., M. Conway and E.P. Martins. 2009. Divergence of visual motion detection in diurnal geckos that inhabit bright and dark habitats. Functional Ecology 23: 794-799. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2009.01565.x
    • Vital, C. and E.P. Martins. 2009. Using graph theory metrics to infer information flow through animal social groups: a computer simulation analysis. Ethology 115:347-355. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01613.x
    • Ruiz, M., E. Davis and E.P. Martins. 2008. Courtship attention in Sagebrush lizards varies with male identity and female reproductive state. Behavioral Ecology 19: 1326-1332. doi:10.1093/beheco/arn072
    • Thompson, J.T., Bissell, A.N. and E.P. Martins. 2008. Inhibitory interactions between multimodal behavioral responses may influence the evolution of complex signals. Animal Behaviour, 76: 113-121.doi.10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.12.015).
    • Kelso, E.C. and E.P. Martins. 2008. The effects of two courtship display components on female reproductive behaviour and physiology in the sagebrush lizard. Animal Behaviour 75: 639-646. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.07.017)
    • Moretz, J.A., E.P. Martins, and B. D. Robison. 2007. The effects of early and adult social environment on zebrafish (Danio rerio) behavior. Environmental Biology of Fishes 80:91-101 (doi:10.1007/s10641-006-9122-4)
    • Moretz, J.A., E.P. Martins, and B. D. Robison. 2007. Behavioral syndromes and the evolution of correlated behavior in zebrafish. Behavioral Ecology 18:556-562 (doi:10.1093/beheco/arm011).
    • Smith, C.B. and E.P. Martins. 2006. Display plasticity in response to a robotic lizard: Signal matching or song-sharing in lizards? Ethology 112: 955-962 (doi:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2006.01253.x)
    • Bissell, A.N. and E.P. Martins. 2006. Male choice and female avoidance as mechanisms of population discrimination in Sagebrush lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60: 655-662 (doi:10.1007/s00265-006-0209-x.)
    • Ord, T.J. and E.P. Martins. 2006. Tracing the origins of signal diversity in anole lizards: phylogenetic approaches to inferring the evolution of complex behaviour. Animal Behaviour, 71:1411-1429 (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.12.003.)
    • Martins, E.P., T.J. Ord, J. Slaven, J.L. Wright, and E.A. Housworth. 2006. Individual, sex, seasonal and temporal variation in the amount of Sagebrush lizard scent-marks. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 32: 881-893. (doi:10.1007/s10886-006-9029-8.)
    • Martins, E.P., T. J. Ord, and S.W. Davenport. 2005. Combining motions into complex displays: playbacks with a robotic lizard. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 58: 351-360. (doi:10.1007/s00265-005-0954-2.)
    • Ord, T. J., E. P. Martins, S. Thakur, K. K. Mane, K. Borner. 2005. Trends in animal behaviour research (1968-2002): ethoinformatics and mining library databases. Animal Behaviour 69: 1399-1413. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2004.08.020.)
    • Ord, T. J. and E. P. Martins. 2004. Behavioral Phylogeny. IN: Encyclopedia of animal behavior. M. Bekoff, ed. Greenwood Publishing Group. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. 2004. EthoSource: storing, sharing and combining behavioral data. BioScience 54:886-887. (BioOne.)
    • Martins, E.P., A. Labra, M.P. Halloy and J.T. Thompson. 2004. Large-scale patterns of signal evolution: An interspecific study of Liolaemus lizard headbob displays. Animal Behaviour, 68: 453-463. (doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2003.08.026.)
    • Thakur, S. K. Mane, K. Borner, E.P. Martins and T. J. Ord. 2004. Content coverage of animal behavior data. In Visualization and Data Analysis, San Jose, CA SPIE-IS&T 5295: 305-311. (pdf)
    • Bissell, A. N. and E.P. Martins. 2004. Complex behavior and ecology of rock iguanas. II. Population differences, behavior and conservation. In "Iguanas: Biology and conservation" edited by Allison Alberts, Ron Carter, William Hayes, & Emilia Martins. University of California Press. PP.109-118. (pdf)
    • Martins, E.P. and K.E. Lacy. 2004. Complex behavior and ecology of rock iguanas. I. Evidence for an appeasement display. IN: "Iguanas: Biology and conservation" edited by Allison Alberts, Ron Carter, William Hayes, & Emilia Martins. University of California Press. PP. 101-108. (pdf)
    • Martins, E.P. 2004. Behavior and Ecology. Introduction. IN: "Iguanas: Biology and conservation" edited by Allison Alberts, Ron Carter, William Hayes, & Emilia Martins. University of California Press. PP. 97-100. (pdf)
    • Alberts, A., R. Carter, W. Hayes and E. Martins, eds. 2004. Iguanas: Biology and conservation. University of California Press.
    • Housworth, E. A., E. P. Martins, and M. Lynch. 2004. The phylogenetic mixed model. American Naturalist 163:84-96. (here or pdf.)
    • Lacy, K.E. and E. P. Martins. 2003. The effects of anthropogenic habitat usage on the social behaviour of a vulnerable species, Cyclura nubilaAnimal Conservation, 6: 3-9. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. and E. A. Housworth. 2002. Phylogeny shape and the phylogenetic comparative method.Systematic Biology, 51: 873-880. (Read on-line through JSTOR or pdf.)
    • Martins, E. P., J.A. Diniz-Filho, and E. A. Housworth. 2002. Adaptation and the comparative method: A computer simulation study. Evolution 56: 1-13. (BioOne or pdf.)
    • Zani, P.A. 2001. Clinging performance of the Western fence lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis.Herpetologica 57:423-432.
    • Housworth, E. A. and E. P. Martins. 2001. Random sampling of constrained phylogenies:Conducting phylogenetic analyses when the phylogeny is partially known.Syst. Biol. 50:628-639. (doi:10.1080/106351501753328776 or pdf.)
    • Sheldahl, L.A. and E.P. Martins. 2000. Territorial behavior in the western fence lizard. Herpetologica, 56: 469-479. (pdf)
    • Martins, E.P. 2000. Adaptation and the comparative method. TREE, 15: 295-299. (pdf)
    • Morales, E. 2000. Estimating phylogenetic inertia in Tithonia (Asteraceae): A comparative approach. Evolution, 54: 475-484. (Read on-line through BioOne or pdf.)
    • Zani, P.A. 1999. The comparative evolution of lizard claw and toe morphology, clinging performance, and microhabitat use. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 13: 316-325. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. 1999. Estimation of ancestral states of continuous characters: A computer simulation study. Systematic Biology, 48:642-650. (doi:10.1080/106351599260210 or pdf.)
    • Martins, E. P., A. N. Bissell, and K.K. Morgan. 1998. Population differences in a lizard communicative display: evidence for rapid change in structure and function. Animal Behaviour 56: 1113-1119. (doi:10.1016/anbe.1998.0872.)
    • Martins, E. P. and J. Lamont. 1998. Estimating ancestral states of a communicative display: a comparative study of Cyclura rock iguanas. Animal Behaviour, 55:1685-1706. (doi:10.1016/anbe.1997.0722.)
    • Hansen, T. F. 1997. Stabilizing selection and the comparative analysis of adaptation. Evolution 51:1341-1351. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. and T. F. Hansen. 1997. Phylogenies and the comparative method: A general approach to incorporating phylogenetic information into the anlaysis of interspecific data. American Naturalist 149: 646-667. ERRATUM Am. Nat. 153:448. (Read on-line through JSTOR here and here.)
    • Martins, E. P. 1996. Phylogenies, spatial autoregression, and the comparative method: a computer simulation test. Evolution 50:1750-1765. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Hansen, T. F. and E. P. Martins. 1996. Translating between microevolutionary process and macroevolutionary patterns: the correlation structure of interspecific data. Evolution 50:1404-1417. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. and T. F. Hansen. 1996. The statistical analysis of interspecific data: a review and evaluation of phylogenetic comparative methods. IN: Phylogenies and the Comparative Method in Animal Behavior. Oxford University Press (E. Martins, ed). Oxford University Press. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. and T. F. Hansen. 1996. A microevolutionary link between phylogenies and comparative data. IN: New Uses for New Phylogenies (P. Harvey, J. Maynard-Smith, and A. Leigh-Brown, eds.). Oxford University Press.
    • Martins, E. P., editor. 1996. Phylogenies and the Comparative Method in Animal Behavior. Oxford University Press.
    • Martins, E. P. 1996. Conducting phylogenetic comparative analyses when the phylogeny is not known.Evolution 50: 12-22. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. 1995. Phylogenies and comparative data, a microevolutionary perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 349: 85-91. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. 1994. Structural complexity in a lizard communication system: the Sceloporus graciosus"push-up" display. Copeia, 1994: 944-955. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. 1994. Phylogenetic perspectives on the evolution of lizard territoriality. IN: Lizard Ecology: Historical and Experimental Perspectives (L. Vitt and E. R. Pianka, eds.). pp. 117-144. Princeton University Press. (pdf)
    • Martins, E. P. 1994. Estimating the rate of phenotypic evolution from comparative data. American Naturalist, 144: 193-209. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. 1993. A comparative study of the evolution of Sceloporus push-up displays. American Naturalist 142: 994-1018. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. 1993. Contextual use of the push-up display by the Sagebrush Lizard, Sceloporus graciosusAnimal Behaviour, 45: 25-36. (doi:10.1016/anbe.1993.1003.)
    • Martins, E. P. and T. Garland, Jr. 1991. Phylogenetic analyses of the correlated evolution of continuous characters: a simulation study. Evolution, 45: 534-557. (Read on-line through JSTOR.)
    • Martins, E. P. 1991. A field study of individual and sex differences in the push-up display of the Sagebrush Lizard, Sceloporus graciosusAnimal Behaviour, 41: 403-416. (pdf)