Publications 1991-2000

Farkas, B., Újvári, B., Köszegi, G. 1999.  Geographic distribution. Cyrtopodion kotschyi.  Herp. Rev. 30(3):173-174.

Korsos, Z. & Ujvari, B. 1998.  The Hungarian meadow viper in the vicinity of Cluj. Allattani Közlem, 83: 123-128.

Korsós, Z., Újvári, B., Török, Zs. 1997.  Searching for the meadow viper in Romania.  Miscnea zool. hung., 11: 77-88.

Liptói, K., Újvári, B., Korsós, Z., Hidas, A. 1999.  Investigation of the karyotype of Vipera ursinii rakosiensis.  Állatteny. Takarm. 48(1): 90-91.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1992. A rapid sexually-selected shift in mean body sizes in a population of snakes. Evolution 46: 1220-1224.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1992. Determinants of reproductive success in female adders Vipera berus. Oecologia 92: 40-47.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1992. Sexual competition in brothers may influence offspring sex ration in snakes. Evolution 46: 1549-1552.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1993. Costs of reproduction in a population of European adders. Oecologia 94: 488-495.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1993. Male mating success and body size in European grass snakes. Copeia 1993: 529-532.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1993. Phenotypic plasticity in body sizes and sexual size dimorphism in European grass snakes. Evolution 47: 321-325.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1993. Temporal variability in sexual selection on reproductive tactics and body size in male snakes. Am. Nat. 141: 167-171.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1994. Components of lifetime reproductive success in adders (Vipera berus). J. Anim. Ecol. 63: 561-568.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1994. Costs of reproduction influence the evolution of sexual size dimorphism in snakes. Evolution 48: 1389-1397.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1994. Toxicity of a tropical Australian frog Litoria dahlii to sympatric snakes. Wildl. Res. 21: 21-25.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1996. Determinants of reproductive output in female water pythons (Liasis fuscus Pythonidae). Herpetologica 52: 146-159.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1996. Seasonal migration of predators and prey a study of pythons and rats in northern Australia. Ecology 77: 149-156.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1998. Quality or quantity?: Natural selection on female reproductive output in tropical pythons (Liasis fuscus). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 265: 1521-1525.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1998. Spatial subdivision within a population of tropical pythons (Liasis fuscus) in a superficially homogenous habitat. Aust. J. Ecol. 23: 340-348.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1999. Life-history consequences of nest-site variation in tropical pythons (Liasis fuscus). Ecology 80: 989-997.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1999. Rainfall and rats on a tropical floodplain: Climatically-driven dynamics of an Australian rodent population. Austr. J. Ecol. 24: 80-89.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 1999. The adjustment of reproductive threshold to prey abundance in a capital breeder. J. Anim. Ecol. 68: 571-580.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2000. Energy versus risk: Costs of reproduction in free-ranging pythons in tropical Australia. Austr. J. Ecol. 25:670-675.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2000. Rain fish and snakes: Climatically-driven population demography of Arafura file snakes. Oecologia 124: 208-214.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2000. Silver spoons and snake sizes: Prey availability early in life influences long-term growth rates of free-ranging pythons. J. Anim. Ecol. 69: 952-958.

Madsen T., Olsson M., Shine R. and Wittzell H. 1999. Restoration of an inbred population of adders (Vipera berus). Nature 402: 34-35.

Madsen T., Olsson M., Wittzell H., Stille B., Gullberg A., Shine R. Andersson S. and Tegelström H. 2000. Population size and genetic diversity in sand lizards (Lacerta agilis) and adders (Vipera berus). Biol. Conserv. 94: 257-262.

Madsen T., Shine R., Loman J. and Håkansson T. 1992. Why do female adders copulate so frequently?. Nature 355: 440-441.

Madsen T., Shine R., Loman J., and Håkansson T. 1993. Determinants of mating success in male adders Vipera berus. Anim. Behav. 45: 491-499.

Madsen T., Stille B. and Shine R. 1996. Inbreeding depression in an isolated population of adders (Vipera berus). Biol. Conserv. 75: 113-118.

Olsson M. and Madsen T. 1995. Female choice on male quantitative traits in lizards-why is it so rare? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 36: 179-184.

Olsson M., and Madsen T. 1996. Costs of mating with infertile males selects for late emergence in female sand lizards Lacerta agilis. Copeia 1996: 462-464.

Olsson M., Gullberg A., Shine R., Madsen T. and Tegelström H. 1996. Paternal genotype influences incubation period offspring size and offspring shape in an oviparous reptile. Evolution 50: 1328-1333.

Olsson M., Gullberg A., Tegelström H., Madsen T. and Shine R. 1994. Promiscuous lizard: Females have more viable young. Nature 369: 528.

Olsson M., Madsen T. and Shine R. 1997. Is sperm really so cheap? Costs of reproduction in male adders Vipera berus. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 264: 455-459.

Olsson M., Madsen T., Shine R., Gullberg A. and Tegelström H. 1994. Rewards of “promiscuity”. Nature 372: 230.

Olsson M., Pagel M., Shine R., Madsen T., Doums C., Gullberg A. and Tegelström H. 1999. Sperm choice and sperm competition: suggestions for field and laboratory studies. Oikos 84: 172-175.

Olsson M., Shine R., Madsen T., Gullberg A. and Tegelström H. 1996. Sperm selection by females. Nature 383: 585.

Olsson M., Shine R., Madsen T., Gullberg A. and Tegelström H. 1997. Sperm choice by females. Tends Ecol. Evol. 12: 445-446.

Olsson M., Wapstra E., Madsen T. and Silverin B. 2000. Testosterone Ticks and Travel: a test of the immunocompetence hypothesis. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 267: 2339-2343.

Péchy, T., Korsós, Z., Újvári, B. 1996.  Recovery program of the meadow viper. Hun. Orni. Nat. Cons. Soc., Budapest, 8 p.

Reading C.J., Loman J. and Madsen T. 1991. Breeding pond fidelity in the common toad Bufo bufo. J. Zool. 225: 201-211.

Shine R. and Madsen T. 1994. Sexual dichromatism in snakes of the genus Vipera; a review and a new evolutionary hypothesis. J. Herp. 28: 114-117.

Shine R. and Madsen T. 1996. Is thermoregulation unimportant for most reptiles? An example using water pythons (Liasis fuscus) in tropical Australia. Physiol. Zool. 69: 252-269.

Shine R. and Madsen T. 1997. Prey abundance and predator reproduction: Rats and pythons on a tropical Australian floodplain. Ecology 78: 1078-1086.

Shine R., Madsen T., Elphick M. and Harlow P. 1997. Plastic pythons: Nest temperatures and maternal thermogenesis influence hatchling phenotypes in water pythons Liasis fuscus (Serpentes Pythonidae). Ecology 78: 1713-1721.

Újvári, B. & Korsós, Z. 1997.  Thermoregulation and movements of radiotracked Vipera ursinii rakosiensis in Hungary. Herpetologia Bonnensis, p. 367-372.

Újvári, B. & Korsós, Z. 2000.  Use of radiotelemetry on snakes: a review.  Acta Zool. Hung. 46: 115-146.

Ujvari, B., Korsos, Z., Kisbenedek, T. 1998.  Fire hazard in the habitat of the endangered Hungarian meadow viper. Termv. Közlem. 7: 151-165.

Újvári, B., Korsós, Z., Péchy, T. 2000.  Life history, population characteristics and conservation of the Hungarian meadow viper (Vipera ursinii rakosiensis).  Amphibia-Reptilia 21:267-278.

Újvári, B., Sátorhelyi, T., Mezősi, L. 1999.  Anaesthesia of snakes.  Magyar Állatorv. Lapja. 121(8): 482-486.

Wittzell H., Madsen T., Westerdahl H., Shine R. and von Schantz T. 1999. MHC – variation in birds and reptiles. Genetica 104: 301-309.