Publications

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Telemeco, R.S., E.J. Gangloff, G.A. Cordero, R.A. Polich, A.M. Bronikowski, and F.J. Janzen (2017) Physiology at near critical temperatures, but not critical limits, varies between lizard species that partition the thermal environment.  Journal of Animal Ecology.  In Press.  Preprint. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12738

Telemeco, R.S., B. Fletcher*, O. Levy, A. Riley*, Y. Rodriguez-Sanchez*, C. Smith*, C. Teague*, A. Waters*, M.J. Angilletta, and L.B. Buckley (2016). Lizards fail to plastically adjust nesting behavior or thermal tolerance as needed to buffer populations from climate warming. Global Change Biology. Published online.  Preprint. DOI: 10.1111/gcb13476

Telemeco, R.S., E.J. Gangloff, G.A. Cordero, T.S. Mitchell, B.L. Bodensteiner, K.G. Holden, S.M. Mitchell, R.L. Polich, and F.J. Janzen. 2016. Reptile embryos lack the opportunity to thermoregulate by moving within the egg. American Naturalist 188: E13-E37.

Gangloff, E.J., K.G. Holden, R.S. Telemeco, L.H. Baumbard, and A.M. Bronikowski. 2016. Hormonal and metabolic responses to upper temperature extremes in divergent life-history ecotypes of garter snakesJournal of Experimental Biology. 219: 2944-2954.

Dillon, M.E., H.A. Woods, G. Wang, S.B. Fey, D.A. Vasseur, R.S. Telemeco, K. Marshall, and S. Pincebourde.  2016. Life in the frequency domain: The biological impacts of changes in climate variability at multiple time scales.  Integrative and Comparative Biology 56: 14-30.

Smith, C. †*, R.S. Telemeco †, M.J. Angilletta, J.M. VandenBrooks. 2015. Oxygen supply limits the heat tolerance of lizard embryos.  Biology Letters 11: 20150113.

Telemeco, R.S.  2015.  Sex determination in the southern alligator lizard (Elgaria multicarinata, Anguidae)Herpetologica.  71: 8-11.

Telemeco, R.S. and E.A. Addis.  2014.  Temperature has species-specific effects on corticosterone in alligator lizardsGeneral and Comparative Endocrinology 206: 184-192.

Telemeco, R.S.  2014.  Immobile and mobile life-history stages have different thermal physiologies in a lizardPhysiological and Biochemical Zoology 87: 203–215.

Telemeco, R.S., K.C. Abbott, and F.J. Janzen. 2013.  Modeling the effects of climate-change induced shifts in reproductive phenology on temperature-dependent traits. American Naturalist 181: 637–648.

Telemeco, R.S., D.A. Warner, M.K. Reida, and F.J. Janzen. 2013. Extreme developmental temperatures result in morphological abnormalities in painted turtles (Chrysemys picta): A climate change perspective. Integrative Zoology 8: 198–209.

Warner, D.A., M.A. Moody*, R.S. Telemeco, and J.J. Kolbe.  2012.  Egg environments have large effects on embryonic development, but have minimal consequences for hatchling phenotypes in an invasive lizardBiological Journal of the Linnean Society 105: 25–41.

Warner, D.A., M.A. Moody*, and R.S. Telemeco.  2011.  Is water uptake by reptilian eggs regulated by physiological processes of embryos or a passive response to developmental environmentsComparative Biochemistry and Physiology A 160: 421–425.

Telemeco, R.S., T.A. Baird, and R. Shine.  2011.  Tail waiving in a lizard (Bassiana duperreyi) functions to deflect attacks rather than as a pursuit-deterrent signalAnimal Behaviour 82: 369–375.

Telemeco, R.S. and T.A. Baird.  2011.  Capital energy fuels production of multiple clutches whereas income energy fuels growth in collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris). Oikos 120: 915–921.

Telemeco, R.S., R. Radder, R. Shine, and T.A. Baird.  2010.  Thermal effects on reptile reproduction: Adaptation and acclimation in a montane lizard. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 100: 642–655.

Telemeco, R.S., M.J. Elphick, and R. Shine.  2009.  Nesting lizards (Bassiana duperreyi) compensate partly, but not completely, for climate changeEcology.  90: 17–22.

Dissertation and Thesis

PhD Dissertation:  Here be Dragons: Functional Analyses of Thermal Adaptation and Biogeography of Reptiles in a Changing World. Iowa State University

MS Thesis:  Are Reproductive Life-History Traits of Australian Three-line Skinks Fixed or Phenotypically Plastic?  University of Central Oklahoma

Publications In Review, Revision, or Preparation

Gangloff, E.J.†, and R.S. Telemeco† (In Review) High temperature, oxygen, and performance: Insights from reptiles and amphibians. Journal of Experimental Biology.

Cordero, G.A., R.S. Telemeco, and E.J. Gangloff (Revision in review) Behavioral thermoregulation is unlikely in reptile embryos.  Evolution and Development.

Teague, C.*, R.S. Telemeco, M.J. Angilletta, and L.B. Buckley (In Review) Heart-rate monitoring has context-dependent effects on survival of embryonic lizards (Sceloporus tristichus).  Herpetologica.

Camacho, A., T. Rusch, G. Ray, R. Telemeco, M. Rodrigues, and M. Angilletta (In Review) Measuring behavioral thermal tolerance to address hot topics in ecology, evolution, and conservation. Journal of Thermal Biology.

Telemeco, R.S., and C.R. Feldman (In Preparation) Local adaptation and speciation in alligator lizards: An integrative analysis combining morphological, ecological, and molecular evidence. Planned submission to Evolution. 

* undergraduate mentee, †: equal contributions