• Convergent evolution associated with habitat decouples phenotype from phylogeny in a clade of lizards 

      Edwards, Shelley; Vanhooydonck, Bieke; Herrel, Anthony; Measey, G. John; Tolley, Krystal A. (Public Library of Science, 2012-12-12)
      Convergent evolution can explain similarity in morphology between species, due to selection on a fitness-enhancing phenotype in response to local environmental conditions. As selective pressures on body morphology may be ...
    • Frog eat frog : exploring variables influencing anurophagy 

      Measey, G. John; Vimercati, Giovanni; De Villiers, F. Andre; Mokhatla, Mohlamatsane M.; Davies, Sarah J.; Edwards, Shelley; Altwegg, Res (PeerJ, 2015)
      Background - Frogs are generalist predators of a wide range of typically small prey items. But descriptions of dietary items regularly include other anurans, such that frogs are considered to be among the most important ...