Journal article

Ornament size and colour as alternative strategies for effective communication in gliding lizards

DA Klomp, TJ Ord, I Das, A Diesmos, N Ahmad, D Stuart-Fox

Journal of Evolutionary Biology | WILEY | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Niche Research Grant Scheme

Awarded by National Geographic Society

Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Jim McGuire for advice on the Draco phylogeny, Lee Grismer for help in locating field sites for Malaysian Draco species, and Audrey Stewart and Elizabeth Cassidy, and other students from Malaysia and the Philippines for assistance in the field. We thank the Malaysian Economic Planning Unit, Sarawak State Planning Unit, Sarawak Forestry Department, Sarawak National Parks and Nature Reserves and the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources for facilitating research permits. This work was supported by E&ERC start-up funds and a UNSW SFRGP grant to TJO, a grant from the Niche Research Grant Scheme (NRGS/1087/2-13(01)) to ID and a grant from the National Geographic Society (8875-11) to DSF. DAK was supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award. This study was covered by the UNSW Animal Care and Ethics Committee protocol #11/33b and the University of Melbourne Animal Ethics Committee approval 1112003. The authors declare no conflict of interest.