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Elaboration and degeneration of complex traits: The visual systems of lizards and snakes

Publications

Evolution of the eyes of vipers with and without infrared-sensing pit organs

Author(s): David J Gower, Filipa L Sampaio, Leo Peichl, Hans-Joachim Wagner, Ellis R Loew, William Mclamb, Ronald H Douglas, Nikolai Orlov, Michael S Grace, Nathan S Hart, David M Hunt, Julian C Partridge, Bruno F Simões
Published in: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Issue 126/4, 2019, Page(s) 796-823, ISSN 0024-4066
DOI: 10.1093/biolinnean/blz003

Phototactic tails: Evolution and molecular basis of a novel sensory trait in sea snakes

Author(s): Jenna M. Crowe‐Riddell, Bruno F. Simões, Julian C. Partridge, David M. Hunt, Steven Delean, Julian G. Schwerdt, James Breen, Alastair Ludington, David J. Gower, Kate L. Sanders
Published in: Molecular Ecology, Issue 28/8, 2019, Page(s) 2013-2028, ISSN 0962-1083
DOI: 10.1111/mec.15022

As Blind as a Bat? Opsin Phylogenetics Illuminates the Evolution of Color Vision in Bats

Author(s): Bruno F Simões, Nicole M Foley, Graham M Hughes, Huabin Zhao, Shuyi Zhang, Stephen J Rossiter, Emma C Teeling
Published in: Molecular Biology and Evolution, Issue 36/1, 2018, Page(s) 54-68, ISSN 0737-4038
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msy192