Michael P Speed
Michael P Speed
School of Life Sciences, ISMIB, The University of liverpool
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Avoiding attack: the evolutionary ecology of crypsis, aposematism, and mimicry
GD Ruxton, WL Allen, TN Sherratt, MP Speed
Oxford university press, 2019
The biology of color
IC Cuthill, WL Allen, K Arbuckle, B Caspers, G Chaplin, ME Hauber, ...
Science 357 (6350), eaan0221, 2017
Masquerade: camouflage without crypsis
J Skelhorn, HM Rowland, MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Science 327 (5961), 51-51, 2010
Muellerian mimicry and the psychology of predation
MP Speed
Animal Behaviour 45 (3), 571-580, 1993
Warning signals, receiver psychology and predator memory
MP Speed
Animal Behaviour 60 (3), 269-278, 2000
Co-mimics have a mutualistic relationship despite unequal defences
HM Rowland, E Ihalainen, L Lindström, J Mappes, MP Speed
Nature 448 (7149), 64-67, 2007
Warning displays may function as honest signals of toxicity
JD Blount, MP Speed, GD Ruxton, PA Stephens
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 276 (1658), 871-877, 2009
What, if anything, is the adaptive function of countershading?
GD Ruxton, MP Speed, DJ Kelly
Animal Behaviour 68 (3), 445-451, 2004
Learning and memory in mimicry: II. Do we understand the mimicry spectrum?
MP Speed, JRG Turner
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 67 (3), 281-312, 1999
Can't tell the caterpillars from the trees: countershading enhances survival in a woodland
HM Rowland, IC Cuthill, IF Harvey, MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 275 (1651), 2539-2545, 2008
Batesian, quasi-Batesian or Müllerian mimicry? Theory and data in mimicry research
MP Speed
Evolutionary Ecology 13, 755-776, 1999
How bright and how nasty: explaining diversity in warning signal strength
MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Evolution 61 (3), 623-635, 2007
Why are defensive toxins so variable? An evolutionary perspective
MP Speed, GD Ruxton, J Mappes, TN Sherratt
Biological Reviews 87 (4), 874-884, 2012
Warning displays in spiny animals: one (more) evolutionary route to aposematism
MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Evolution 59 (12), 2499-2508, 2005
Are aposematic signals honest? A review
K Summers, MP Speed, JD Blount, AMM Stuckert
Journal of evolutionary biology 28 (9), 1583-1599, 2015
Coevolution can explain defensive secondary metabolite diversity in plants
MP Speed, A Fenton, MG Jones, GD Ruxton, MA Brockhurst
New Phytologist 208 (4), 1251-1263, 2015
How the ladybird got its spots: effects of resource limitation on the honesty of aposematic signals
JD Blount, HM Rowland, FP Drijfhout, JA Endler, R Inger, JJ Sloggett, ...
Functional Ecology 26 (2), 334-342, 2012
Can receiver psychology explain the evolution of aposematism?
MP Speed
Animal Behaviour 61 (1), 205-216, 2001
Natural selection on unpalatable species imposed by state-dependent foraging behaviour
TN Sherratt, MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Journal of Theoretical Biology 228 (2), 217-226, 2004
Aposematism: what should our starting point be?
MP Speed, GD Ruxton
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1561), 431-438, 2005
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