Alexandra L Basolo

  • 2425 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
19902012
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Research Output 1990 2012

  • 2425 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
2012
22 Citations (Scopus)

Tradeoffs limit the evolution of male traits that are attractive to females

Wagner, W. E., Beckers, O. M., Tolle, A. E. & Basolo, A. L., Jul 22 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1739, p. 2899-2906 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrients
Plasticity
Masks
Population
Music
2008
14 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of pleiotropic alleles for maturation and size as a consequence of predation

Basolo, A. L., Apr 23 2008, In : Biology Letters. 4, 2, p. 200-203 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alleles
predation
alleles
Cyprinodontiformes
life history
3 Citations (Scopus)

Incidental sanctions and the evolution of direct benefits

Wagner, W. E. & Basolo, A. L., Jun 1 2008, In : Ethology. 114, 6, p. 521-539 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

sanction
cost
Costs and Cost Analysis
sperm competition
Cost-Benefit Analysis
2007
35 Citations (Scopus)

Facultative decrease in mating resistance in hermaphroditic Caenorhabditis elegans with self-sperm depletion

Kleemann, G. A. & Basolo, A. L., Nov 1 2007, In : Animal Behaviour. 74, 5, p. 1339-1347 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hermaphrodite
Caenorhabditis elegans
sperm
spermatozoa
fertilization (reproduction)
8 Citations (Scopus)

False promises: Females spurn cheating males in a field cricket

Wagner, W. E., Smith, A. R. & Basolo, A. L., Aug 22 2007, In : Biology Letters. 3, 4, p. 379-381 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
Music
animal communication
Fertility
fecundity
22 Citations (Scopus)

Host preferences in a phonotactic parasitoid of field crickets: The relative importance of host song characters

Wagner, W. E. & Basolo, A. L., Oct 1 2007, In : Ecological Entomology. 32, 5, p. 478-484 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

host preference
cricket
host preferences
Gryllidae
song
36 Citations (Scopus)

The relative importance of different direct benefits in the mate choices of a field cricket

Wagner, W. E. & Basolo, A. L., Mar 1 2007, In : Evolution. 61, 3, p. 617-622 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gryllidae
cricket
mate choice
mating behavior
duration
2006
24 Citations (Scopus)
Cyprinodontiformes
Genetic Linkage
linkage (genetics)
polymorphism
Color
2 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation in maternal investment patterns in platyfish Xiphophorus maculatus

Basolo, A. L. & Wagner, W. E., Sep 1 2006, In : Zebrafish. 3, 3, p. 339-345 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinodontiformes
genetic variation
Mothers
sex ratio
sex allocation
10 Citations (Scopus)

Location, location, location: Stripe position effects on female sword preference

Trainor, B. C. & Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 71, 1, p. 135-140 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

position effect (genetics)
mating behavior
mate choice
Xiphophorus helleri
Xiphophorus
42 Citations (Scopus)

Male-male competition and the sword in male swordtails, Xiphophorus helleri

Benson, K. E. & Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 71, 1, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus helleri
Xiphophorus
body size
mate choice
mating behavior
2004
58 Citations (Scopus)

Covariation between predation risk, body size and fin elaboration in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri

Basolo, A. L. & Wagner, W. E., Sep 1 2004, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 83, 1, p. 87-100 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinodontiformes
Xiphophorus helleri
Body Size
predation risk
fins
52 Citations (Scopus)

Variation between and within the sexes in body size preferences

Basolo, A. L., Jul 1 2004, In : Animal Behaviour. 68, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

body size
gender
mating behavior
assortative mating
mate choice
2003
105 Citations (Scopus)

Predator exposure alters female mate choice in the green swordtail

Johnson, J. B. & Basolo, A. L., Sep 1 2003, In : Behavioral Ecology. 14, 5, p. 619-625 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus helleri
mate choice
mating behavior
predator
predators
107 Citations (Scopus)

The turn of the sword: Length increases male swimming costs in swordtails

Basolo, A. L. & Alcaraz, G., Aug 7 2003, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 270, 1524, p. 1631-1636 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus
Costs and Cost Analysis
Courtship
cost
Costs
2002
29 Citations (Scopus)

Congruence between the sexes in preexisting receiver responses

Basolo, A. L., Nov 1 2002, In : Behavioral Ecology. 13, 6, p. 832-837 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
mate choice
Xiphophorus
mating behavior
Cyprinodontiformes
12 Citations (Scopus)

Female discrimination against sworded males in a poeciliid fish

Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 2002, In : Animal Behaviour. 63, 3, p. 463-468 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fish
Xiphophorus
mating behavior
phylogenetics
phylogeny
38 Citations (Scopus)

Repeatable female preferences, mating order and mating success in the poeciliid fish, Heterandria formosa

Aspbury, A. S. & Basolo, A. L., Feb 1 2002, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 51, 3, p. 238-244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mating success
mating behavior
Taiwan
Fishes
fish
34 Citations (Scopus)

The conformation of a female preference for a composite male trait in green swordtails

Basolo, A. L. & Trainor, B. C., Jan 1 2002, In : Animal Behaviour. 63, 3, p. 469-474 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus helleri
color
sexual selection
2001
17 Citations (Scopus)

Male biases for male characteristics in females in Priapella olmecae and Xiphophorus helleri (family poeciliidae)

Basolo, A. L. & Delaney, K. J., Jun 15 2001, In : Ethology. 107, 5, p. 431-438 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinodontiformes
Xiphophorus helleri
Poeciliidae
Xiphophorus
family
9 Citations (Scopus)
sex ratio
genotype
fitness
sex determination
gender
45 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in response to artificial selection for light sensitivity in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)

Endler, J. A., Basolo, A., Glowacki, S. & Zerr, J., Jan 1 2001, In : American Naturalist. 158, 1, p. 36-48 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial selection
Poecilia reticulata
blue light
red light
selection criteria
2000
53 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of video playback using Xiphophorus helleri

Trainor, B. C. & Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 2000, In : Animal Behaviour. 59, 1, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus helleri
methodology
video
evaluation
mating behavior
1998
79 Citations (Scopus)
Body Size
Cyprinodontiformes
body size
Xiphophorus
Fish
541 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory ecology, receiver biases and sexual selection

Endler, J. A. & Basolo, A. L., Oct 1 1998, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 13, 10, p. 415-420 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual selection
ecology
courtship
decision making
prediction
51 Citations (Scopus)

Shift in investment between sexually selected traits: Tarnishing of the silver spoon

Basolo, A. L., Mar 1998, In : Animal Behaviour. 55, 3, p. 665-671 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

silver
Xiphophorus helleri
natural selection
food
resource allocation
1996
58 Citations (Scopus)

The phylogenetic distribution of a female preference

Basolo, A. L., Sep 1996, In : Systematic Biology. 45, 3, p. 290-307 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
phylogenetics
mating behavior
phylogeny
Xiphophorus
Cyprinodontiformes
1995
85 Citations (Scopus)

A further examination of a pre-existing bias favouring a sword in the genusXiphophorus

Basolo, A. L., Aug 1995, In : Animal Behaviour. 50, 2, p. 365-375 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus
common ancestry
sexual selection
ancestry
phylogenetics
149 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic evidence for the role of a pre-existing bias in sexual selection

Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 1995, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 259, 1356, p. 307-311 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinodontiformes
Xiphophorus
sexual selection
phylogenetics
phylogeny
24 Citations (Scopus)

Sensory biases and the evolution of sensory systems

Basolo, A. L. & Endler, J. A., Dec 1995, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 10, 12, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

sensory system
1994
38 Citations (Scopus)

The dynamics of fisherian sex-ratio evolution: Theoretical and experimental investigations

Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 1994, In : American Naturalist. 144, 3, p. 473-490 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sex ratio
1991
30 Citations (Scopus)

Male swords and female preferences

Da Silva, J., Winquist, S. T., Weary, D. M., Inman, A. J., Mountjoy, D. J., Krebs, E. A. & Basolo, A. L., Dec 1 1991, In : Science. 253, 5026, p. 1426-1427 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1990
197 Citations (Scopus)

Female preference for male sword length in the green swordtail, Xiphophorus helleri (Pisces: Poeciliidae)

Basolo, A. L., Aug 1990, In : Animal Behaviour. 40, 2, p. 332-338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xiphophorus helleri
Poeciliidae
Pisces
Xiphophorus
testing
396 Citations (Scopus)

Female preference predates the evolution of the sword in swordtail fish

Basolo, A. L., Jan 1 1990, In : Science. 250, 4982, p. 808-810 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyprinodontiformes
Prednisolone
Fishes
Automatic Data Processing
Information Systems