Publications (all pdf files provided with permission of the publishers)
McMann, S. and A.V. Paterson. Display behavior of resident brown anoles (Anolis
sagrei) during close encounters with neighbors and non-neighbors. Herpetological Conservation and Biology.
Tokarz, R.R., A.V. Paterson, and S. McMann. 2005. An experimental test of the importance
of displaying the dewlap in male mating success in free-ranging brown anoles (Anolis sagrei). Journal of Herpetology 39:174-177. [pdf]
Paterson, A.V., and S. McMann. 2004. Differential headbob displays towards neighbors
and nonneighbors in the territorial lizard Anolis sagrei. Journal of Herpetology 38:288-291. [pdf]
Tokarz, R.R., A.V. Paterson, and S. McMann. 2003. A laboratory and field test of the
functional significance of the male’s dewlap in the lizard Anolis sagrei. Copeia 2003:502-511. [pdf with permission from ASIH]
McMann, S. and A.V. Paterson. 2003. Effects of capture, observer presence, and captivity
on display behavior in a lizard. Journal of Herpetology 37:538-540. [pdf]
McMann, S. and A.V. Paterson. 2003. The relationship between location and displays in
a territorial lizard. Journal of Herpetology 37:414-416. [pdf]
Paterson, A.V. 2002. Effects of an individual’s removal on space use and behavior in
territorial neighborhoods of brown anoles (Anolis sagrei). Herpetologica 58(3):382-393. [pdf]
Nicholson, K.E., A.V. Paterson, and P.M. Richards. 2000. Anolis sagrei (brown anole)
cannibalism. Herpetological Review 31(3):173-174.
Paterson, A.V. 1999. Effects of prey availability on perch height of female bark anoles,
Anolis distichus. Herpetologica 55:242-247.
Paterson, A.V. 1998. A new capture technique for arboreal lizards. Herpetological Review
Manuscripts in preparation
Paterson, A.V. Effects of social instability on interactions in an artificial territorial
neighborhood of brown anoles, Anolis sagrei.
Paterson, A.V. Long-range movement by bark anoles, Anolis distichus.
Paterson, A.V. and K. E. Nicholson. The effects of tail autotomy on territory establishment
by brown anoles (Anolis sagrei).