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1986 - 1989    [return to top of page]

Bauwens D., Hordies F., Van Damme R. & Verheyen R.F. 1986. Notes on distribution and expansion of the range of the lizard Psammodromus algirus in Northern Spain. Amphibia-Reptilia 7: 389-392.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D. & Verheyen R.F. 1986. Selected body temperatures in the lizard Lacerta vivipara: variation within and between populations. Journal of Thermal Biology 11: 219-222.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D. & Verheyen R.F. 1987. Thermoregulatory responses to environmental seasonality by the lizard Lacerta vivipara. Herpetologica 43: 405-415.
Bauwens D., Van Damme R. & Verheyen R.F. 1989. Synchronization of spring molting with the onset of mating behavior in male lizards Lacerta vivipara. Journal of Herpetology 23: 89-91.
Castilla A.M., Bauwens D., Van Damme R. & Verheyen R.F. 1989. Notes on the biology of the high altitude lizard Lacerta bedriagae. Herpetological Journal 1: 400-403.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D., Castilla A.M. & Verheyen R.F. 1989. Altitudinal variation of the thermal biology and running performance in the lizard Podarcis tiliguerta. Oecologia (Berlin) 80: 516-524.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D. & Verheyen R.F. 1989. Effect of relative clutch mass on sprint speed in the lizard Lacerta vivipara. Journal of Herpetology 23: 459-461.

1990 - 1995     [return to top of page]

Bauwens D., Castilla A.M., Van Damme R. & Verheyen R.F. 1990. Field body temperatures and thermoregulatory behavior of the high altitude lizard Lacerta bedriagae. Journal of Herpetology 24: 88-91.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D., Castilla A.M. & Verheyen R.F. 1990. Comparative thermal ecology of the sympatric lizards Podarcis tiliguerta and Podarcis sicula. Acta Oecologica 11: 503-512.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D., Vanderstighelen D. & Verheyen R.F.1990. Responses of the lizard Lacerta vivipara to predator chemical cues: the effects of temperature. Animal Behaviour 40: 298-305.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D. & Verheyen R.F. 1990. Evolutionary rigidity of thermal physiology: the case of the cool temperate lizard Lacerta vivipara. Oikos 57: 61-67.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D. & Verheyen R.F. 1991. The thermal dependence of feeding behaviour, food consumption and gut-passage time inthe lizard Lacerta vivipara Jacquin. Functional Ecology 5: 507-517.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D., Braa F. & Verheyen R.F. 1992. Incubation temperature differentially affects embryo survival, development and hatchling performance in the lizard Podarcis muralis. Herpetologica 48: 220-228.
Verheyen R.F., Van Damme R., Maelfait J.P., Ulenaers P., Hermy M., Rombouts K. & Rutten J. 1994. Verlies van biodiversiteit. Milieu- en Natuurrapport Vlaanderen. Vlaamse milieumaatschappij, Mechelen.
Bauwens D., Garland T.Jr., Castilla A.M. & Van Damme R. 1995. Evolution of sprint speed in lacertid lizards: morphological, physiological, and behavioral covariation. Evolution 49: 848-863.
Van Damme R., Bauwens D., Thoen C., Vanderstighelen D. & Verheyen R.F. 1995. Responses of naive lizards to predator chemical cues. Journal of Herpetology 29: 38-43.
 


1996 - 1999     [return to top of page]

Castilla A.M. & Van Damme R. 1996. Cannibalistic propensities of the lizard Podarcis hispanica atrata. Copeia 1996: 991-994.
Herrel A., Van Damme R. & De Vree F. 1996. Sexual dimorphism of head size in Podarcis hispanica atrata: testing the dietary divergence hypothesis by bite force analysis. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 46: 253-262.
Van Damme R. & A.M. Castilla, 1996. Chemosensory predator recognition in the lizard Podarcis hispanica: effects of predation pressure relaxation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 22: 13-22.
Nour N., Suhonen J., Van Damme R. & Matthysen E. 1997. Does the dominant nuthatch (Sitta europaea) affect the foraging behaviour of the subordinate treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla) in small forest fragments? Ardea 85: 259-267.
Van Damme R., Aerts P. & Vanhooydonck B. 1997. No trade-off between sprinting and climbing in two populations of the lizard Podarcis hispanica (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society - a Journal of Evolution. 60: 493-503.
Van Damme R., Bervoets L. & De Loose L. 1997. Poelen. Pp. 91-115 in 'Punten en lijnen in het landschap' (M. Hermy & G. De Blust, red.). Stichting Leefmilieu, Schuyt & Co., Van de Wiele, Brugge.
Nour N., Currie D., Matthysen E., Van Damme R. & Dhondt A.A. 1998. Effects of habitat fragmentation on provisioning rates, diet and breeding success in two species of tit (great and blue tit). Oecologia (Berlin) 114: 522-530.
Van Damme R., Aerts P. & Vanhooydonck B. 1998. Variation in morphology, gait characteristics and speed of locomotion in two populations of lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society - a Journal of Evolution 63: 409-427.
Van Damme R. & Van Dooren T.J.M. 1999. Absolute versus per unit body length speed as an estimator of vulnerability to predation. Animal Behaviour 57: 347-352.
Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 1999. Evolutionary relationships between body shape and habitat use in lacertid lizards. Evolutionary Ecology Research 1: 785-805.
Herrel A., Spithoven L., Van Damme R. & De Vree F. 1999. Sexual dimorphism of head size in Gallotia galloti. Functional Ecology. 13: 289-297.
Nour N., Van Damme R., Matthysen E. & Dhondt A.A. 1999. Forest birds in forest fragments: are area and isolation independent of season? Bird Study 46: 279-288.
Castilla A.M., Van Damme R. & Bauwens D. 1999. Field body temperatures, mechanisms of thermoregulation and evolution of thermal characteristics in lacertid lizards. Natura Croatica 8: 275-286.
Van Damme R. 1999. Evolution of herbivory in lacertid lizards: effects of insularity and body size. Journal of Herpetology 33: 663-674.


2000-2003     [return to top of page]

Aerts P., Van Damme R., Van Elsacker L. & Duchne V. 2000. Spatio-temporal gait characteristics of the hind limb cycles during voluntary bipedal and quadrupedal walking in bonobos (Pan paniscus). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 111: 503-517.
Verstappen M., Aerts P. & Van Damme R. 2000. Terrestrial locomotion in the black-billed magpie: kinematic analysis of walking, unning and out-of-phase hopping. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 2159-2170.
Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R. & Aerts P. 2000. Ecomorphological correlates of habitat partitioning in Corsical lacertid lizards. Functional Ecology 14: 358-368.
Aerts P., Van Damme R., Vanhooydonck B., Zaaf A. & Herrel A. 2000. Lizard locomotion: how morphology meets ecology. Netherlands Journal of Zoology 50: 261-277.
Van Damme R. & Quick K. 2001. Use of predator chemical cues by three species of lacertid lizards (Lacerta bedriagae, Podarcis tiliguerta and Podarcis sicula). Journal of Herpetology 35: 27-36.
Van Damme R. & Vanhooydonck B. 2001. Origins of interspecific variation in lizard sprint capacity. Functional Ecology 15: 186-202.
Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R. & Aerts P. 2001. Speed and stamina trade off in lacertid lizards. Evolution 55: 1040-1048.
Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 2001. Evolutionary trade-offs in locomotor capacities in lacertid lizards: are splendid sprinters clumsy climbers? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14: 46-54.
Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 2001. Evolutionary trade-offs in locomotor capacities in lacertid lizards: are splendid sprinters clumsy climbers? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14: 46-54. - erratum
Herrel A., Van Damme R., Vanhooydonck B. & De Vree F. 2001. The implications of bite performance for diet in two species of lacertid lizards. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79: 662-670. 
Zaaf A. & Van Damme R. 2001. Limb proportions in climbing and ground-dwelling geckoes: a phylogenetically informed analysis. Zoomorphology 121: 45-53.
Zaaf A., Van Damme R., Herrel A. & Aerts P. 2001. Spatio-temporal gait characteristics of level and vertical locomotion in a ground-dwelling and a climbing gecko. Journal of Experimental Biology 204: 1233-1246.
Zaaf A., Van Damme R., Herrel A. & Aerts P. 2001. Limb joint kinematics during vertical climbing and level-running in a specialist climber: Gekko gecko (Lacertilia). Belgian Journal of Zoology 131:173-182.
Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R., Vandooren T. & Bauwens D. 2001. Proximate causes of intraspecific variation in locomotor performance in the lizard Gallotia galloti. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 74: 937-945.
Wilson, R., James R.S. & Van Damme R. 2002.Trade-offs between speed and endurance in the frog Xenopus laevis: a multi-level approach. Journal of Experimental Biology 205: 1145-1152.
Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R. & Aerts P. 2002. Variation in speed, gait characteristics, and microhabitat use in lacertid lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology 205: 1037-1046.
Van Damme R., Wilson R., Vanhooydonck B. & Aerts P. 2002. Performance constraints in decathlon athletes. Nature 415: 755-756.
Scheers H. & Van Damme R. 2002. Micro-scale differences in thermal habitat quality and a possible case of evolutionary flexibility in the thermal ecology of lacertid lizards. Oecologia (Berlin) 132: 323-331.
Van Damme R. & Vanhooydonck B. 2002. Speed versus manoeuvrability: association between vertebral number and habitat structure in lacertid lizards. Journal of Zoology 258: 327-334.
Aerts P., D'Aot K., Herrel A. & Van Damme R. 2002. Introduction. In: Topics in Functional and Ecological Vertebrate Morphology (P. Aerts, K. D'Aot, A. Herrel & R. Van Damme, Eds.). Shaker Publishing, Maastricht. pp. 1-4.
Aguirre L.F., Herrel A., Van Damme R. & Matthysen E. 2002. Ecomorphological analysis of trophic niche partitioning in a tropical savanna bat community. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 269: 1271-1278.
Van Damme R. & Wilson R.S. 2002. Athletic performance and the evolution of vertebrate locomotor capacity. In: Topics in Functional and Ecological Vertebrate Morphology (P. Aerts, K. D'Aot, A. Herrel & R. Van Damme, eds.) Shaker Publishing, Maastricht.pp. 257-292.
Verwaijen D., Van Damme R. & Herrel A. 2002. Relationships between head size, bite force, prey handling efficiency and diet in two sympatric lacertid lizards. Functional Ecology 16: 842-850
Van Damme R., Vanhooydonck B., Aerts P. & De Vree F. 2003. Evolution of lizard locomotion: context and constraint. Pp. 267-282 in Vertebrate Biomechanics and Evolution (V. Bels, J.P. Gasc & A. Casinos, eds.). BIOS Scientific Publishers, Oxford.
Gvozdk L. & Van Damme R. 2003. Evolutionary origins of sexual head size dimorphism in the lizard Zootoca vivipara. Journal of Zoology (London) 259: 7-14.
Aguirre, L.F., Herrel A., Van Damme R. & Mathyssen E. 2003. The implications of food hardness for diet in bats. Functional Ecology 17: 201-212.
Aguirre L.F., Lens L., Van Damme R. & Matthysen E. 2003. Consistency and variation in the bat assemblages inhabiting two forest islands within a neotropical savanna in Bolivia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 19: 367-374.
Aerts P., Van Damme R., D'Aot K.& Vanhooydonck B.2003. Bipedalism in lizards: whole-body modelling reveals a possible spandrel. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 358: 1525-1533.

2004 - 2007     [return to top of page]

Herrel A., Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 2004. Omnivory in lacertid lizards:adaptive evolution or constraint ? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17: 974-984.
Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A., Van Damme R. & Irschick D.J. 2005. Does dewlap size predict male bite performance in Jamaican Anolis lizards? Functional Ecology 19: 38-42.
Irschick D.J., Herrel A.V., Vanhooydonck B., Huyghe K. & Van Damme R. 2005. Locomotor compensation creates a mismatch between laboratory and field estimates of escape speed in lizards: A cautionary tale for performance-to-fitness studies. Evolution 59: 1579-1587.
Wilson R.S., Kraft P.G. & Van Damme R. 2005. Predator-specific changes in the morphology and swimming performance of larval Rana lessonae. Functional Ecology 19: 238-244.
Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A., Van Damme R., Meyers J. & Irschick D. 2005. The relationship between dewlap size and performance changes with age and sex in a Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) lizard population. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59: 157-165.
Huyghe K., Vanhooydonck B., Scheers H., Molina-Borja M. & Van Damme R. 2005. Morphology, performance and fighting capacity in male lizards, Gallotia galloti. Functional Ecology 19: 800-807.
Gvozdik L. & Van Damme R. 2006. Triturus newts defy the running-swimming dilemma. Evolution 60: 2110-2121.
Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A., Van Damme R. & Irschick D.J. 2006. The quick and the fast: The evolution of acceleration capacity in Anolis lizards. Evolution 60: 2137-2147.
Bilcke J., Herrel A. & Van Damme R. 2006. Correlated evolution of aquatic prey-capture strategies in European and American natricine snakes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88: 73-83.
Irschick D.J., Herrel A., Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 2007. A functional approach to sexual selection. Functional Ecology 21: 621-626.
Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R., Herrel A. & Irschick D.J. 2007. A performance based approach to distinguish indices from handicaps in sexual selection studies. Functional Ecology 21: 645-652.
Huyghe K., Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A., Tadic Z. & Van Damme R. 2007. Morphology, performance, behaviour and ecology of three colour morphs in males of the lizard Podarcis melisellensis. Integrative and Comparative Biology 47: 211-220.
Herrel A., James R.S. & Van Damme R. 2007. Fight versus flight: physiological basis for temperature dependent behavioral shifts in lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology 210: 1762-1767.
Vervust B., Grbac I & Van Damme R. 2007. Differences in morphology, performance and behaviour between recently diverged populations of Podarcis sicula mirror differences in predation pressure. Oikos 116: 1343-1352.
Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A. & Van Damme R. 2007. Interactions between habitat use, behavior and the trophic niche of lacertid lizards. In: Lizard Ecology: The evolutionary consequences of foraging mode. (S.M. Reilly, L.D. McBrayer and D.B. Miles, Eds.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 427-449.
Wyckmans M., Van Wassenbergh S., Adriaens D., Van Damme R. & Herrel A. 2007. Size-related changes in cranial morphology affect diet in the catfish Clariallabes longicauda.Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 92: 323-334.
Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R. 2007. Relationships between chemosensory behaviour and foraging mode within lacertid lizards. Behaviour 144: 83-99.
Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R. 2007. Does foraging mode mould morphology in lacertid lizards? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 1950-1961.
Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R. 2007. Correlated evolution of thermal characteristics and foraging strategy in lacertid lizards. Journal of Thermal Biology 32: 388-395.

 

2008 - now     [return to top of page]

Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R. 2008. Wide home ranges for widely foraging lizards. Zoology 111: 37-47.
Herrel A., Huyghe K., Vanhooydonck B., Backeljau T., Breugelmans K., Grbac I., Van Damme R. & Irschick D.J. 2008. Rapid large scale evolutionary divergence in morphology and performance associated with exploitation of a different dietary resource. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 4792-4795.
Van Damme R., Entin P., Vanhooydonck B. & Herrel A. 2008. Causes of sexual dimorphism in performance traits: a comparative approach. Evolutionary Ecology Research 10: 229-250.
Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R. 2008. Foraging mode and its flexibility in lacertid lizards from Europe. Journal of Herpetology 42: 124-133.
Verwaijen D. & Van Damme R.2008. Foraging mode and locomotor capacities in Lacertidae. Amphibia-Reptilia 29: 197-206.
Bots J., De Bruyn L., Van Damme R. & Van Gossum H. 2008. Effects of phenotypic variation onto body temperature and flight activity in a polymorphic insect. Physiological Entomology 33: 138-144.
Brecko J., Huyghe K., Vanhooydonck B., Herrel A., Grbac I & Van Damme R. 2008. Functional and ecological relevance of intraspecific variation in body size and shape in a lizard, Podarcis melisellensis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 251-264.
Gvozdik L. & Van Damme R. 2008. The evolution of thermal performance curves in semiaquatic newts: thermal specialists on land and thermal generalists in water? Journal of Thermal Biology 33: 395-403.
Vervust B., Van Dongen S., Grbac I. & Van Damme R. 2008. Fluctuating asymmetry, stress and physiological performance in island populations of the Italian wall lizard (Podarcis sicula). Journal of Herpetology 42: 369-377.
Vervust B., Lailvaux S., Grbac I. & Van Damme R. 2008. Do morphological condition indices predict locomotor performance in the lizard Podarcis sicula? Acta Oecologica 34: 244-251.
Huyghe K., Herrel A., Adriaens D., Tadic Z. & Van Damme R. 2009. It 's all in the head. Morphological basis for differences in bite force among colour morphs of the Dalmatian wall lizard. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96: 13-22.
Huyghe K., Breugelmans K., Small M., Tadic Z., Van Damme R., Vanhooydonck B. & Backeljau T. 2009. Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the Dalmatian wall lizard Podarcis melisellensis (Squamata: Lacertidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 299-301.
Vervust B., Van Dongen S. & Van Damme R. 2009. The effect of preservation on lizard morphometrics - an experimental study. Amphibia-Reptilia 30: 321-329.
Vervust B. & Van Damme R. 2009. Marking lizards by heat branding. Herpetological Review 40: 173-174.
Vervust B., Grbac I., Brecko J., Tvrtkovic N. & Van Damme R. 2009. Distribution of reptiles and amphibians in the nature park Lastovo Archipelago: possible underlying biotic and abiotic causes. Natura Croatica 18: 113-127.
Vervust B., Van Dongen S., Grbac I. & Van Damme R. 2009. The mystery of the missing toes: extreme levels of natural mutilation in island lizard populations. Functional Ecology 23: 996-1003.
Michilsens F., Aerts P., Van Damme R. & D'Aot K. 2009. Scaling of plantar pressures in mammals. Journal of Zoology 279: 236-242.
Huyghe K., Husak J.F., Herrel A., Tadic Z., Van Damme R. & Vanhooydonck B. 2009. Relationships between hormones, physiological performance and immunocompetence in a color-polymorphic lizard species, Podarcis melisellensis Hormones and Behavior 55: 488-494.
Huyghe K., Husak J.F., Moore I.T., Vanhooydonck B., Van Damme R., Molina-Borja M. & Herrel A. 2010. Effects of testosteron on morphology, performance and muscle mass in a lizard. Journal of Experimental Zoology 313A: 9-16.
Huyghe K., Small M., Vanhooydonck B. Herrel A., Tadic Z., Van Damme R. & Backeljau T. 2010. Genetic divergence among sympatric colour morphs of the Dalmatian wall lizard (Podarcis melisellensis). Genetica 138: 387-393.
Huyghe K., Van Oystayen A., Pasmans F. Tadic Z., Vanhooydonck B. & Van Damme R. 2010. Seasonal changes in parasite load and a cellular immune response in a colour polymorphic lizard. Oecologia 163: 867-874.
Vervust B., Pafilis P., Valakos E.D. & Van Damme R. 2010. Anatomical and physiological changes associated with a recent dietary shift in the lizard Podarcis sicula. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83: 632-642.
Van Wassenbergh S., Brecko J., Aerts P., Stouten I., Vanheusden G., Camps A., Van Damme R. & Herrel A. 2010. Hydrodynamic constraints on prey-capture performance in forward-striking snakes. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 7: 773-785.