Leticia Avilés
Leticia Avilés
Professor, Dept. of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia
Verified email at zoology.ubc.ca
TitleCited byYear
23† Causes and consequences of cooperation and permanent-sociality in spiders
L Avilés
The evolution of social behavior in insects and arachnids, 476-498, 1997
4191997
Sex-ratio bias and possible group selection in the social spider Anelosimus eximius
L Aviles
The American Naturalist 128 (1), 1-12, 1986
1761986
Colony size and individual fitness in the social spider Anelosimus eximius
L Avilés, P Tufino
The American Naturalist 152 (3), 403-418, 1998
1671998
Sociality in theridiid spiders: repeated origins of an evolutionary dead end
I Agnarsson, L Avilés, JA Coddington, WP Maddison
Evolution 60 (11), 2342-2351, 2006
1612006
Interdemic selection and the sex ratio: a social spider perspective
L Aviles
The American Naturalist 142 (2), 320-345, 1993
1591993
Cooperation and non-linear dynamics: an ecological perspective on the evolution of sociality
L Avilés
Evolutionary Ecology Research 1 (4), 459-477, 1999
1501999
Cooperative capture of large prey solves scaling challenge faced by spider societies
EC Yip, KS Powers, L Avilés
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (33), 11818-11822, 2008
1362008
Survival benefits select for group living in a social spider despite reproductive costs
T Bilde, KS Coates, K Birkhofer, T Bird, AA Maklakov, Y Lubin, L Aviles
Journal of evolutionary biology 20 (6), 2412-2426, 2007
992007
Solving the freeloaders paradox: genetic associations and frequency-dependent selection in the evolution of cooperation among nonrelatives
L Avilés
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (22), 14268-14273, 2002
932002
The phylogeny of the social Anelosimus spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae) inferred from six molecular loci and morphology
I Agnarsson, WP Maddison, L Avilés
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 43 (3), 833-851, 2007
852007
When is the sex ratio biased in social spiders?: Chromosome studies of embryos and male meiosis in Anelosimus species (Araneae, Theridiidae)
L Avilés, W Maddison
Journal of Arachnology, 126-135, 1991
841991
Population differences in behaviour are explained by shared within‐population trait correlations
JN Pruitt, SE Riechert, G Iturralde, M Vega, BM Fitzpatrick, L Aviles
Journal of evolutionary biology 23 (4), 748-756, 2010
752010
The role of prey size and abundance in the geographical distribution of spider sociality
KS Powers, L Avilés
Journal of Animal Ecology, 995-1003, 2007
752007
Altitudinal Patterns of Spider Sociality and the Biology of a New Midelevation Social Anelosimus Species in Ecuador
L Avilés, I Agnarsson, PA Salazar, J Purcell, G Iturralde, EC Yip, ...
The American Naturalist 170 (5), 783-792, 2007
692007
Natal dispersal and demography of a subsocial Anelosimus species and its implications for the evolution of sociality in spiders
L Avilés, G Gelsey
Canadian Journal of Zoology 76 (12), 2137-2147, 1998
661998
Precise, highly female–biased sex ratios in a social spider
L Aviles, J Mc Cormack, A Cutter, T Bukowski
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences …, 2000
642000
Smaller colonies and more solitary living mark higher elevation populations of a social spider
J Purcell, L Avilés
Journal of Animal Ecology, 590-597, 2007
622007
Group living and inbreeding depression in a subsocial spider
L Avilés, TC Bukowski
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 273 (1583), 157-163, 2006
562006
Natal Dispersal Patterns of a Subsocial Spider Anelosimus cf. jucundus (Theridiidae)
KS Powers, L Aviles
Ethology 109 (9), 725-737, 2003
552003
The kin composition of social groups: trading group size for degree of altruism
L Avilés, JA Fletcher, AD Cutter
The American Naturalist 164 (2), 132-144, 2004
512004
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