Publications

2016

Oufiero, C.E. and K.R. Whitlow**. The evolution of phenotypic plasticity in fish swimming. Current Zoology. 62: 475-488. pdf

Oufiero, C.E., T. Nguyen*, A. Sragner* and A. Ellis*. Patterns of variation in feeding strike kinematics of juvenile ghost praying mantis (Phyllocrania paradoxa): are components of the strike stereotypic? The Journal of Experimental Biology. 

Longo, S.J., M.D. McGee, C.E. Oufiero, T.B. Waltzek and P.C. Wainwright. Body ram, not suction, is the primary axis of suction feeding diversity in spiny-rayed fishes. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 119-128.

2015

McGee, M.D., J.W. Reustle, C.E. Oufiero, and P.C. Wainwright. Intermediate kinematics produce inferior feeding performance in a classic case of natural hybridization. American Naturalist186: 807-814.
– Featured in Outside JEB

Kraft. T.S., J.Wright, I. Turner, P.W. Lucas, C.E. Oufiero, M.N. S. Noor, I.F. Sun and N.J Dominy. Seed size and the evolution of leaf defenses. Journal of Ecology103: 1057-1068.

2014

Oufiero, C.E. and G.E.A. GartnerThe effect of parity on morphological evolution among phrynosomatid lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27: 2559-2567.pdf

Oufiero, C.E., R. Meredith, K. Jugo, P.Tran, M.A. Chappell, M. Springer, D.N. Reznick and T. Garland, Jr. The evolution of the sexually selected sword in Xiphophorus does not compromise aerobic locomotor performance. Evolution 68: 1806-1823.pdf

Oufiero, C.E., K. Jugo and T. Garland, Jr. Swimming with a sword: Tail beat kinematics in relation to sword length in Xiphophorus.  Functional Ecology 28: 924-932. pdf

Price, S.A., L. Schmitz, C.E. Oufiero, R.I. Eytan, A. Dornburg, W.L. Smith, M. Friedman, T.J. Near and P.C. Wainwright. Two waves of colonization straddling the K-Pg boundary formed the modern reef fish fauna. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281: 20140321pdf

2013

Schmitz, L.S.,  R. Motani, C.E. Oufiero, C.H. Martin, M.D. McGee, and P.C. Wainwright. Potential enhanced ability of giant squid to detect sperm whales is an exaptation tied to their large body size. BMC Evolutionary Biology13: 226pdf

Schmitz, L.S.,  R. Motani, C.E. Oufiero, C.H. Martin, M.D. McGee, A.R. Gamarra*, J.J. Lee* and P.C. Wainwright. 2013. Allomtery indicates giant eyes of Giant Squid are not exceptional. BMC Evolutionary Biology13: 45pdf

2012

Oufiero, C.E., R.A. Holzman, F.A. Young and P.C. Wainwright. 2012. New insights from serranid fishes on the role of trade-offs in suction feeding diversification.  The Journal of Experimental Biology215: 3845-3855pdf

Van Sant, M. J., C.E. Oufiero, A. Muñoz-Garcia, K.A. Hammond and J.B. Williams. 2012. A phylogenetic approach to total evaporative water loss in mammals. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 85: 526-532pdf

Oufiero, C.E., K. Jugo*, P. Tran* and T. Garland, Jr. 2012. As the sword grows: individual variation and ontogenetic effects of a sexually selected trait on locomotor performance in Xiphophorus hellerii. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 85: 684-693pdf

Pruitt, J.N., C.E. Oufiero, L. Avilés and S.E. Riechert. Iterative evolution of increased behavioral variation characterizes the transition to sociality in spiders and proves advantageous. The American Naturalist. 180:496-510pdf

2011

Oufiero, C.E.$, G.E.A. Gartner$, S.C. Adolph,  and T. Garland Jr. 2011. Latitudinal and climatic variation in scale counts and body size in Sceloporus lizards:  a phylogenetic perspective. Evolution65:3590-3607 (Cover)pdf supplemental data
$ These authors contributed equally


Oufiero, C.E., M.R. Walsh, D.N. Reznick, and T. Garland, Jr.  2011. Swimming performance trade-offs across a gradient in community composition in Trinidadian killifish (Rivulus hartii).Ecology 92:170-179. pdf

2010

Oufiero, C.E. and M.J. Angilletta. 2010. The energetics of lizard embryos at fluctuating temperatures.Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83: 869-876. pdf
Featured in Outside JEB 213: iv as 10.1242/jeb.036749.

2009

Oufiero, C.E. and T. Garland, Jr. 2009. Repeatability and correlation of swimming performances and morphology over varying time scales in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). Functional Ecology 23: 969-978. pdf

2007

Oufiero, C. E., and T. Garland, Jr. 2007. Evaluating performance costs of sexually selected traits. Functional Ecology 21: 676-689. pdf

Oufiero, C.E., A.J. Smith* and M.J. Angilletta. 2007. The importance of energetic versus pelvic constraints on reproductive allocation by the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus). The Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91: 513-521.pdf

2006

Angilletta, M.J., C.E. Oufiero and A.D. Leaché. 2006. Direct and indirect effects of environmental temperature on the evolution of reproductive strategies: an information-theoretic approach. The American Naturalist 168: E123-E135. pdf

Oufiero, C.E. and M.J. Angilletta. 2006. Convergent evolution of embryonic growth and development in the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus). Evolution 60: 1066-1075. pdf

2004

Angilletta, M.J., C.E. Oufiero, and M.W. Sears. 2004. Thermal adaptation of maternal and embryonic phenotypes in a geographically widespread lizard. Pp. 258-266 in S. Morris and  A. Vosloo, eds. Animals and Environments. Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry. Elsevier Press.  pdf

Technical Reports

Oufiero, C.E., G.E.A. Gartner, and T. Garland, Jr. 2008. Assessing California treefrogs; current status, threats, and long-term protection. Prepared for the U.S. Parks Service and Joshua Tree National Park.

(* undergraduate, ** graduate)