Journal article

Very low rate of multiple paternity detected in clutches of a wild agamid lizard

Jessica Hacking, Devi Stuart-Fox, Michael Gardner

Australian Journal of Zoology | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Tessa Bradford for assistance with laboratory work and Claire McLean for advice on microsatellite markers. We are grateful for the guidance on captive hatching methodology provided by Katrina Rankin. The Flinders University Animal House staff and volunteers provided assistance with animal husbandry, for which we are thankful. We also thank volunteers that helped with field work. This work was funded by the Holsworth wildlife research endowment, the Linnean Society of New South Wales and the Field Naturalists Society of South Australia, awarded to JH, and an Australian Research Council grant (DP1092908) awarded to DSF. All methods were approved by Flinders University Animal Welfare Committee (E379) and the South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (permit no. U26225). We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which lizards were sampled and all field work at the Yourambulla Caves Aboriginal Heritage site was approved by the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association.