Publications 2001-2009

Dubey S., Brown G., Madsen T. and Shine R. 2009. Sexual selection favours large male body size of a tropical snake (Stegonotus cucullatus Colubridae). Anim. Behav. 77: 177-183.

Pizatto L., Madsen T., Brown G. and Shine R. 2009. Spatial ecology of hatchling water pythons (Liasis fuscus) in tropical Australia. J. Trop. Ecology 25: 181-191.

Ujvari B. and Madsen T. 2009. Increased mortality of naïve varanid lizards after the invasion of non-native cane toads (Bufo marinus). Herp. Conserv. Biol. 4: 248-251.

Ujvari B. and Madsen T. 2009. Short telomeres in hatchling snakes: Erythrocyte telomere dynamics and longevity in tropical pythons. PLoS ONE 4: e7493.

Ujvari B., Wallman J. F., Madsen T., Whelan M. and Hulbert A. J. 2009. Experimental studies of blowfly (Calliphora stygia) longevity: A little dietary fat is beneficial but too much is detrimental. Comp.Biochem. Physiol.154: 383-388.

Vilcins, I-M. E., Ujvari, B., Old, J. M., Deane, E. 2009.  Molecular and morphological description of a Hepatozoon species in reptiles and their ticks in the Northern Territory.  Aust. J. Parasitol. 95: 434–442.

Dubey S., Brown G. P., Madsen T and Shine R. 2008. Characterization of tri- and tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for the slatey grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus Colubridae). Mol. Ecol. Resources 8: 431-433.

Dubey S., Brown G. P., Madsen T and Shine R. 2008. Male-biased dispersal in a tropical Australian snake (Stegonotus cucullatus Colubridae). Mol. Ecol. 17: 3506-3514.

Madsen T. 2008. Non-avian reptiles benefit from multiple matings. Mol. Ecol 17: 3753.

Ujvari B. and Madsen T. 2008. Complete mitochondrial genome of the frillneck lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii Reptilia Agamidae) another squamate with two control regions. Mitochondrial DNA 19: 465-470.

Ujvari B., Dowton M. and Madsen T. 2008. Population genetic structure gene flow and sex-biased dispersal in frillneck lizards (Chlamydosaurus kingii). Mol. Ecol. 17: 3557-3564.

Jessop T.S., Madsen T., Ciofi C., Imansyah M.J., Purwandana D., Rudiharto H., Arifaindy A. and Phillips J.A. 2007. Island differences in population size structure and catch per unit effort and their conservation implications for Komodo dragons. Biol. Conserv. 135: 247-255.

Ujvari B., Dowton M. and Madsen T. 2007. Mitochondrial DNA recombination in a free-ranging Australian lizard. Biology Letters 3: 189-192.

Jessop T.S., Madsen T., Sumner J., Rudiharto H., Phillips J.A. and Ciofi C. 2006. Maximal body size among insular Komodo dragon populations covaries with large prey densities. Oikos 112:422-429.

Madsen T. and Ujvari B. 2006. MHC Class I associates with parasite resistance and longevity in tropical pythons. J. Evol. Biol. 19: 1973-1978.

Madsen T., Ujvari B. Nandakumar K.S., Hasselquist D. and Holmdahl R. 2006. Do “infectious” prey select for high levels of natural antibodies in tropical pythons? Evol. Ecol. 21: 271-279.

Madsen T., Ujvari B., Shine R. and Olsson M. 2006. Rain rats and pythons: climate driven population dynamics of predators and prey in tropical Australia. Austral. Ecol. 31:30-37.

Madsen T., Ujvari B., Shine R., Buttemer W. and Olsson M. 2006. Size matters: Extraordinary rodent abundance on an Australian tropical floodplain. Austral. Ecol. 31:361-365.

Ujvari B. and Madsen T. 2006. Age parasites and condition affect humoral immune response in tropical pythons. Behav. Ecol. 17:20-24.

Brown G., Shine R. and Madsen T. 2005. Spatial ecology of slatey-grey snakes (Stegonotus cucullatus Colubridae) on a tropical Australian floodplain J. Tropical Ecol. 21:605-612.

Madsen T., Ujvari B. and Olsson M. 2005. Old pythons stay fit; effects of hematozoan infections on life-history traits of a large tropical predator. Oecologia 142:407-412.

Madsen T., Ujvari B., Olsson M. and Shine R. 2005. Paternal alleles enhance female reproductive success in tropical pythons. Mol. Ecol. 14:1783-1787.

Olsson M., Madsen T., Uller T., Wapstra E. and Ujvari B. 2005. The role of Haldanes’s rule in sex allocation. Evolution 59:221-225.

Olsson M., Madsen T., Wapstra E., Silverin B., Ujvari B. and Wittzell H. 2005. MHC health color and reproductive success in sand lizards. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 58: 289-294.

Olsson M., Ujvari B., Wapstra E., Madsen T., Shine R. and Bensch S. 2005. Does mate guarding prevent rival matings in snow skink lizards? A test using AFLP. Herpetologica 61:389-394.

Olsson M., Wapstra E., Madsen T., Ujvari B. and Rugfeldt C. 2005. Costly parasites and genotype-dependent handicap in sand lizards? Biol. Lett. 1:375-377.

Olsson M., Wapstra E., Swan G., Snaith E., Clarke R. and Madsen T. 2005. Effects of long-term fox baiting on species composition and abundance in an Australian lizard community. Austral Ecol. 30:899-905.

Tot T., János G., Újvári B. and Madsen T. 2005. Severe malformation in neonate Vipera ursinii rakosiensis. Amphibia – Reptilia 26:388-390.

Ujvari B., Madsen T. and Olsson M. 2005. Discrepancy in mitochondrial and nuclear polymorphism in meadow vipers (Vipera ursinii) questions the unambiguous use of mtDNA in conservation studies. Amphibia-Reptilia 26:287-292.

Madsen T. and Ujvari B. 2004. Dendroaspis polylepis (black mamba) defensive behavior. Herp. Rev. 35: 275.

Madsen T., Ujvari B. and Olsson M. 2004. Novel genes continue to enhance population growth of an inbred population of adders (Vipera berus). Biol. Consv. 120: 145-147.

Olsson M., Madsen T., Nordby J., Wapstra E., Ujvari B. and Wittsell H. 2004. MHC and mate choice in sand lizards. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B Biology Letters supplement 270: S254-256.

Olsson M., Madsen T., Ujvari B. and Wapstra E. 2004. Fecundity and MHC affects ejaculation tactics and paternity bias in sand lizards. Evolution 58: 906-909.

Olsson M., Ujvari B., Madsen T., Uller T. and Wapstra E. 2004. Haldane rules: costs of outbreeding at production of daughters in sand lizards. Ecol. Letters 7: 924-928.

Ryberg K., Olsson M., Wapstra E., Madsen T., Anderholm S. and Ujvari B. 2004. Offspring driven local dispersal in female sand lizards (Lacerta agilis). J. Evol. Biol. 17:1215-1220.

Ujvari B., Madsen T. and Olsson M. 2004. High prevalence Hepatozoon ssp. (Apicomplexa Hepatozoidae) infection in water pythons (Liasis fuscus) from tropical Australia. J. Parasit. 90: 670-672

Brown G.P., Shine R. and Madsen T. 2002. Responses of three sympatric snake species to tropical seasonality in northern Australia. J. Trop. Ecol. 18:549-568.

Olsson M., Shine R., Wapstra E., Ujvari B. and Madsen T. 2002. Sexual dimorphism in lizard body shape: The roles of sexual selection and fecundity selection. Evolution 56: 1538-1542.

Tot T., Krecsak L., Madsen T., and Ujvari B. 2002. Herpetofaunal locality records on the Greek island of Corfu. Herpetozoa 15: 149-169.

Ujvari B., Madsen T., Kotenko T., Olsson M., Shine R. and Wittzell H. 2002. Low genetic diversity threatens imminent extinction for the Hungarian meadow viper (Vipera ursinii rakosiensis). Biol. Conserv. 105: 127-130.

Uller T., Olsson M. and Madsen T. 2003. Family and population effects on disease resistance in a reptile. Heredity 91: 112-116.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2001. Conflicting conclusions from long-term vs. short-term studies on growth and reproduction of a tropical snake. Herpetologica 57: 147-156.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2001. Do snakes shrink? Oikos 92: 187-188.

Madsen T. and Shine R. 2002. Short and chubby or long and slim? Food intake growth and body condition in free-ranging pythons. Austral Ecology 27: 672-680.

Olsson M. and Madsen T. 2001. Between-year variation of offspring survival in the sand lizard Lacerta agilis. Funct. Ecol. 15: 443-450.

Olsson M. and Madsen T. 2001. Promiscuity in sand lizards (Lacerta agilis) and adders (Vipera berus): causes and consequences. J. Hered. 92: 190-197.

Újvári, B., Lazányi, I., Farkas, B., Korsós, Z. 2001.  An isolated Adder (Vipera berus) population in Hungary.  Herp. Candiana, 127-135.