Journal article

Heritability of climate-relevant traits in a rainforest skink

Felipe Martins, Loeske Kruuk, John Llewelyn, Craig Moritz, Ben Phillips

Heredity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Amberlee Hatcher for her unstinting assistance with husbandry and data collection. Naomi Harney, Kyana Pike, and Margaret Murray for assisting with the animal husbandry. Joe Holtum for providing access to useful equipment. Stewart Macdonald assisted with the collection of animals and figures. Thanks to Leo Tedeschi and Mark Hubbe for helping with the figures. We thank Andrzej Killian and the DArT crew for their help and support. We also thank Scott Keogh for suggestions on the manuscript. Funding for this research was provided by the Australian Research Council (DP 1094646, 130100318 for BP and CM; FT110100453 for LK) and the CSIRO/JCU Tropical Landscapes Joint Venture. Our study conformed to the legal requirements regarding animal research in Australia (JCU animal ethics permits: A1976 and A1726; collection permits: WISP10659412, WISP14625914, WITK15224114, and WITK10659112).