Peter A. Zani, B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
2005-2006 Department of Biology Central College 
 2006-2007 Department of Biology Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, United States 
 2007-2009 Department of Biology Lafayette College, Easton, PA, United States 
 2009-2010 Department of Biology Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, United States 
 2010-2011 Department of Biology Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, United States 
 2011-2012 Department of Biology Pomona College, Claremont, CA, United States 
 2012- Department of Biology University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 
Area:
evolution, ecology, physiology, integrative biology, biomechanics, life history, climate change

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Year Citation  Score
2014 Bula PA, Wright LK, Zani PA. Geographic Variation in lizard hind-limb morphology in relation to predation: No evidence for an evolutionary basis Evolutionary Ecology Research. 16: 663-687.  0.357
2008 Zani PA, Kram R. Low metabolic cost of locomotion in ornate box turtles, Terrapene ornata. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 211: 3671-6. PMID 19011205 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.019869  0.522
2008 Zani PA. Climate change trade-offs in the side-blotched lizard (Uta stansburiana): effects of growing-season length and mild temperatures on winter survival. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 81: 797-809. PMID 18826371 DOI: 10.1086/588305  0.334
2007 Vitt LJ, Ávila-Pires TCS, Espósito MC, Sartorius SS, Zani PA. Ecology of Alopoglossus angulatus and A. atriventris (squamata, gymnophthalmidae) in western Amazonia Phyllomedusa. 6: 11-21.  0.534
2005 Zani PA, Gottschall JS, Kram R. Giant Galapagos tortoises walk without inverted pendulum mechanical-energy exchange. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 1489-94. PMID 15802673 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.01554  0.611
2005 Vitt LJ, Sartorius SS, Avila-Pires TCS, Zani PA, Espósito MC. Small in a big world: Ecology of leaf-litter geckos in new world tropical forests Herpetological Monographs. 137-152. DOI: 10.1655/0733-1347(2005)019[0137:Siabwe]2.0.Co;2  0.702
2005 Zani PA. Life-history strategies near the limits of persistence: Winter survivorship and spring reproduction in the Common Side-Blotched Lizard (Uta stansburiana) in eastern Oregon Journal of Herpetology. 39: 166-169.  0.333
2005 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecology and reproduction of Anolis capito in rain forest of southeastern Nicaragua Journal of Herpetology. 39: 36-42.  0.44
2004 Bradshaw WE, Zani PA, Holzapfel CM. Adaptation to temperate climates. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 58: 1748-62. PMID 15446427  0.553
2003 Vitt LJ, Avila-Pires TCS, Espósito MC, Sartorius SS, Zani PA. Sharing Amazonian rain-forest trees: Ecology of Anolis punctatus and Anolis transversalis (Squamata: Polychrotidae) Journal of Herpetology. 37: 276-285. DOI: 10.1670/0022-1511(2003)037[0276:Sarteo]2.0.Co;2  0.714
2003 Vitt LJ, Avila-Pires TCS, Zani PA, Espósito MC, Sartorius SS. Life at the interface: Ecology of Prionodactylus oshaughnessyi in the western Amazon and comparisons with P. argulus and P. eigenmanni Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 302-312. DOI: 10.1139/Z03-004  0.703
2003 Vitt LJ, Avila-Pires TCS, Zani PA, Sartorius SS, Espósito MC. Life above ground: Ecology of Anolis fuscoauratus in the Amazon rain forest, and comparisons with its nearest relatives Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 142-156. DOI: 10.1139/Z02-230  0.717
2002 Vitt LJ, Avila-Pires TCS, Zani PA, Espósito MC. Life in shade: The ecology of Anolis trachyderma (Squamata: Polychrotidae) in Amazonian Ecuador and Brazil, with comparisons to ecologically similar anoles Copeia. 275-286.  0.592
1999 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Espósito MC. Historical ecology of Amazonian lizards: Implications for community ecology Oikos. 87: 286-294.  0.431
1998 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Prey use among sympatric lizard species in lowland rain forest of Nicaragua Journal of Tropical Ecology. 14: 537-559. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467498000388  0.534
1998 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecological relationships among sympatric lizards in a transitional forest in the northern Amazon of Brazil Journal of Tropical Ecology. 14: 63-86. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467498000066  0.552
1998 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Avila-Pires TCS, Espósito MC. Geographical ecology of the gymnophthalmid lizard Neusticurus ecpleopus in the Amazon rain forest Canadian Journal of Zoology. 76: 1671-1680.  0.502
1997 Vitt LJ, Caldwell JP, Zani PA, Titus TA. The role of habitat shift in the evolution of lizard morphology: evidence from tropical Tropidurus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 94: 3828-32. PMID 9108063 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.94.8.3828  0.393
1997 Irschick DJ, Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Losos JB. A comparison of evolutionary radiations in mainland and Caribbean Anolis lizards Ecology. 78: 2191-2203. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(1997)078[2191:Acoeri]2.0.Co;2  0.428
1997 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Avila-Pires TCS. Ecology of the arboreal tropidurid lizard Tropidurus (= Plica) umbra in the Amazon region Canadian Journal of Zoology. 75: 1876-1882.  0.352
1997 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Monteiro De Barros AA. Ecological variation among populations of the gekkonid lizard Gonatodes humeralis in the Amazon basin Copeia. 32-43.  0.439
1997 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Lima ACM. Heliotherms in tropical rain forest: The ecology of Kentropyx calcarata (Teiidae) and Mabuya nigropunctata (Scincidae) in the Curua-Una of Brazil Journal of Tropical Ecology. 13: 199-220.  0.558
1997 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecology of the nocturnal lizard Thecadactylus rapicauda (Sauria: Gekkonidae) in the Amazon region Herpetologica. 53: 165-179.  0.468
1997 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Caldwell JP, De Araújo MC, Magnusson WE. Ecology of whiptail lizards (Cnemidophorus) in the Amazon region of Brazil Copeia. 745-757.  0.316
1996 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecology of the elusive tropical lizard Tropidurus [=Uracentron] flaviceps (Tropiduridae) in lowland rain forest of Ecuador Herpetologica. 52: 121-132.  0.502
1996 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecology of the South American lizard Norops chrysolepis (Polychrotidae) Copeia. 56-68.  0.524
1996 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Ecology of the lizard Ameiva festiva (Teiidae) in southeastern Nicaragua Journal of Herpetology. 30: 110-117.  0.386
1996 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Caldwell JP. Behavioural ecology of Tropidurus hispidus on isolated rock outcrops in Amazonia Journal of Tropical Ecology. 12: 81-101.  0.391
1996 Vitt LJ, Zani PA. Organization of a taxonomically diverse lizard assemblage in Amazonian Ecuador Canadian Journal of Zoology. 74: 1313-1335.  0.556
1995 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Durtsche RD. Ecology of the lizard Norops oxylophus (Polychrotidae) in lowland forest of southeastern Nicaragua Canadian Journal of Zoology. 73: 1918-1927.  0.308
1995 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Caldwell JP, Carrillo EO. Ecology of the lizard Kentropyx pelviceps (Sauria: Teiidae) in lowland rain forest of Ecuador Canadian Journal of Zoology. 73: 691-703.  0.348
1993 Vitt LJ, Zani PA, Caldwell JP, Durtsche RD. Ecology of the whiptail lizard Cnemidophorus deppii on a tropical beach Canadian Journal of Zoology. 71: 2391-2400.  0.401
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