Frank A. Pitelka, Ph.D.

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1985 Zoology University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 
Area:
Animal Behavior, Ecology
Website:
https://senate.universityofcalifornia.edu/_files/inmemoriam/html/frankaloispitelka.html
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Bio:

(1916 - 2003)

Parents

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S. Charles Kendeigh research assistant 1939 UIUC
Alden H. Miller grad student 1951 UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
 (Speciation and ecologic distribution in American jays of the genus Aphelocoma.)

Children

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George Oliver Batzli grad student
Donald Leonard Beaver grad student UC Berkeley (Computer Science Tree)
Richard T. Holmes grad student UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
Walter David Koenig grad student UC Berkeley
Oscar H. Paris grad student UC Berkeley
David W. Winkler grad student UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
J. Van Remsen grad student 1978- UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
Gordon H. Orians grad student 1956-1960 UC Berkeley
Richard Bruce Root grad student 1964 UC Berkeley (Evolution Tree)
Russell Greenberg grad student 1976-1981 UC Berkeley
Andrew Townsend Peterson grad student 1990 Chicago
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Pitelka FA, Batzli GO. (2007) Population cycles of lemmings near Barrow, Alaska: A historical review Acta Theriologica. 52: 323-336
Holmes RT, Pitelka FA, Poole A, et al. (1998) Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) The Birds of North America Online
Dickinson JL, Koenig WD, Pitelka FA. (1996) Fitness consequences of helping behavior in the western bluebird Behavioral Ecology. 7: 168-177
Dickinson J, Haydock J, Koenig W, et al. (1995) Genetic monogamy in single-male groups of acorn woodpeckers, Melanerpes formicivorus Molecular Ecology. 4: 765-769
Koenig WD, Mumme RL, Stanback MT, et al. (1995) Patterns and consequences of egg destruction among joint-nesting acorn woodpeckers Animal Behaviour. 50: 607-621
Koenig WD, Pitelka FA, Carmen WJ, et al. (1992) The evolution of delayed dispersal in cooperative breeders. The Quarterly Review of Biology. 67: 111-50
Mumme RL, Koenig WD, Pitelka FA. (1988) Cost and benefits of joint nesting in the acorn woodpecker American Naturalist. 131: 654-677
Hannon SJ, Mumme RL, Koenig WD, et al. (1987) Poor acorn crop, dominance, and decline in numbers of acorn woodpeckers. Journal of Animal Ecology. 56: 197-207
Custer TW, Osborn RG, Pitelka FA, et al. (1986) Energy budget as prey requirements of breeding Lapland longspurs near Barrow, Alaska, USA. Arctic & Alpine Research. 18: 415-427
Hannon SJ, Mumme RL, Koenig WD, et al. (1985) Replacement of breeders and within-group conflict in the cooperatively breeding acorn woodpecker Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 17: 303-312
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