Martin Whiting

Associate Professor

  • 3126 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1993 …2020

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Abstract

Age-dependent social learning in a lizard

Whiting, M., Noble, D. & Byrne, R., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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A 3D MRI-based atlas of a lizard brain

Hoops, D., Desfilis, E., Ullmann, J. F. P., Janke, A. L., Stait-Gardner, T., Devenyi, G. A., Price, W. S., Medina, L., Whiting, M. J. & Keogh, J. S., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 526, 16, p. 2511-2547 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Activity predicts male reproductive success in a polygynous lizard

Keogh, J. S., Noble, D. W. A., Wilson, E. E. & Whiting, M. J., 11 Jul 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 7, p. 1-5 5 p., e38856.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

Age-dependent social learning in a lizard

Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., Jul 2014, In : Biology Letters. 10, 7, p. 1-4 4 p., 20140430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Age-dependent social learning in a lizard

Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., Jul 2014, In : Biology Letters. 10, 7, 4 p., 20140430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Ambush and active foraging modes both occur in the scincid genus Mabuya

Cooper, W. E. & Whiting, M. J., 1 Feb 2000, In : Copeia. 1, p. 112-118 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

A new Platysaurus (Squamata: Cordylidae) from the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Branch, W. R. & Whiting, M. J., 1997, In : African Journal of Herpetology. 46, 2, p. 124-136 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new species of spectacularly coloured flat lizard Platysaurus (Squamata: Cordylidae: Platysaurinae) from southern Africa

Whiting, M. J., Branch, W. R., Pepper, M. & Keogh, J. S., 16 Jul 2015, In : Zootaxa. 3986, 2, p. 173-192 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Animal cultures matter for conservation: understanding the rich social lives of animals benefits international conservation efforts

Brakes, P., Dall, S. R. X., Aplin, L. M., Bearhop, S., Carroll, E. L., Ciucci, P., Fishlock, V., Ford, J. K. B., Garland, E. C., Keith, S. A., McGregor, P. K., Mesnick, S. L., Noad, M. J., di Sciara, G. N., Robbins, M. M., Simmonds, M. P., Spina, F., Thornton, A., Wade, P. R., Whiting, M. J. & 5 others, Williams, J., Rendell, L., Whitehead, H., Whiten, A. & Rutz, C., 8 Mar 2019, In : Science (New York, N.Y.). 363, 6431, p. 1032-1034 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Animals traded for traditional medicine at the Faraday market in South Africa: Species diversity and conservation implications

Whiting, M. J., Williams, V. L. & Hibbitts, T. J., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Zoology. 284, 2, p. 84-96 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

An integrative framework for the appraisal of coloration in nature

Kemp, D. J., Herberstein, M. E., Fleishman, L. J., Endler, J. A., Bennett, A. T. D., Dyer, A. G., Hart, N. S., Marshall, J. & Whiting, M. J., Jun 2015, In : American Naturalist. 185, 6, p. 705-724 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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130 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

A picture of health? Animal use and the Faraday traditional medicine market, South Africa

Williams, V. L. & Whiting, M. J., 17 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 179, p. 265-273 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Archipelagos of the Anthropocene: rapid and extensive differentiation of native terrestrial vertebrates in a single metropolis

Littleford-Colquhoun, B. L., Clemente, C., Whiting, M. J., Ortiz-Barrientos, D. & Frère, C. H., May 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 9, p. 2466-2481 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Are female tree agamas (Acanthocercus atricollis atricollis) turned on by males or resources?

Reaney, L. T. & Whiting, M. J., Apr 2003, In : Ethology Ecology and Evolution. 15, 1, p. 19-30 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
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At home with the birds: Kalahari tree skinks associate with sociable weaver nests despite African pygmy falcon presence

Rymer, T. L., Thomson, R. L. & Whiting, M. J., 1 Nov 2014, In : Austral Ecology. 39, 7, p. 839-847 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Bats in riverine forests and woodlands: A latitudinal transect in southern Africa

Rautenbach, I. L., Fenton, M. B. & Whiting, M. J., Feb 1996, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 74, 2, p. 312-322 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral and morphological traits interact to promote the evolution of alternative reproductive tactics in a lizard

Noble, D. W. A., Wechmann, K., Keogh, J. S. & Whiting, M. J., Dec 2013, In : American Naturalist. 182, 6, p. 726-742 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural divergence during biological invasions: a study of cane toads (Rhinella marina) from contrasting environments in Hawai’i

Gruber, J., Brown, G., Whiting, M. J. & Shine, R., 25 Apr 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 4, p. 1-11 11 p., 180197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Bold New World: urbanization promotes an innate behavioral trait in a lizard

Baxter-Gilbert, J., Riley, J. L. & Whiting, M. J., Aug 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 73, 8, p. 1-10 10 p., 105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding biology and the evolution of dynamic sexual dichromatism in frogs

Bell, R. C., Webster, G. N. & Whiting, M. J., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 12, p. 2104-2115 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Building student employability through interdisciplinary collaboration: an Australian case study

Lin-Stephens, S., Kubicki, J. M., Jones, F., Whiting, M. J., Uesi, J. & Bulbert, M., 2019, In : College and Undergraduate Libraries. 26, 3, p. 234-251 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Camouflage and colour change: Antipredator responses to bird and snake predators across multiple populations in a dwarf chameleon

Stuart-Fox, D., Whiting, M. J. & Moussalli, A., Jul 2006, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 88, 3, p. 437-446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Citations (Scopus)

Can behaviour explain invasion success? A comparison between sympatric invasive and native lizards

Damas-Moreira, I., Riley, J. L., Harris, D. J. & Whiting, M. J., May 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 151, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemosensory discrimination of social cues mediates space use in snakes, Cryptophis nigrescens (Elapidae)

Scott, M. L., Whiting, M. J., Webb, J. K. & Shine, R., Jun 2013, In : Animal Behaviour. 85, 6, p. 1493-1500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Colour discrimination and associative learning in hatchling lizards incubated at 'hot' and 'cold' temperatures

Clark, B. F., Amiel, J. J., Shine, R., Noble, D. W. A. & Whiting, M. J., Feb 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68, 2, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Comparability and repeatability of three commonly used methods for measuring endurance capacity

Baxter-Gilbert, J., Mühlenhaupt, M. & Whiting, M. J., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological and Integrative Physiology. 327, 10, p. 583-591 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Context-specific response inhibition and differential impact of a learning bias in a lizard

Szabo, B., Noble, D. W. A. & Whiting, M. J., May 2019, In : Animal Cognition. 22, 3, p. 317-329 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Costs associated with tail autotomy in an ambush foraging lizard, Cordylus melanotus melanotus

McConnachie, S. & Whiting, M. J., Apr 2003, In : African Zoology. 38, 1, p. 57-65 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersal of namaqua fig (Ficus cordata cordata) seeds by the Augrabies flat lizard (Platysaurus broadleyi)

Greeff, J. M. & Whiting, M. J., Jun 1999, In : Journal of Herpetology. 33, 2, p. 328-330 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Does rock disturbance by superb lyrebirds (Menura novaehollandiae) influence habitat selection by juvenile snakes?

Webb, J. K. & Whiting, M. J., Feb 2006, In : Austral Ecology. 31, 1, p. 58-67 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Does social environment influence learning ability in a family-living lizard?

Riley, J. L., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., May 2017, In : Animal Cognition. 20, 3, p. 449-458 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Does the lizard Platysaurus broadleyi aggregate because of social factors?

Schutz, L., Stuart-Fox, D. & Whiting, M. J., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Herpetology. 41, 3, p. 354-359 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Do lizards have enhanced inhibition? A test in two species differing in ecology and sociobiology

Szabo, B. & Whiting, M. J., Mar 2020, In : Behavioural Processes. 172, p. 1-9 9 p., 104043.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Do male barking geckos (Ptenopus garrulus garrulus) avoid refuges scented by other males?

Hibbitts, T. J. & Whiting, M. J., Nov 2005, In : African Journal of Herpetology. 54, 2, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Dominance and social information use in a lizard

Kar, F., Whiting, M. J. & Noble, D. W. A., Sep 2017, In : Animal Cognition. 20, 5, p. 805-812 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Early social environment influences the behaviour of a family-living lizard

Riley, J. L., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., 1 May 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., 161082.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Ecology of southern African sandveld lizards (Lacertidae, Nucras)

Van Der Meer, M. H., Whiting, M. J. & Branch, W. R., 17 Dec 2010, In : Copeia. 4, p. 568-577 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ecology of the common barking gecko (Ptenopus garrulus) in Southern Africa

Hibbitts, T. J., Pianka, E. R., Huey, R. B. & Whiting, M. J., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Herpetology. 39, 3, p. 509-515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Ecology of the flap-necked chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis in Southern Africa

Reaney, L. T., Yee, S., Losos, J. B. & Whiting, M. J., 2012, In : Breviora. 532, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecology of Wahlberg's velvet gecko, Homopholis wahlbergii, in southern Africa

Whiting, M. J., Reaney, L. T. & Keogh, J. S., Apr 2007, In : African Zoology. 42, 1, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of early thermal environment on the behavior and learning of a lizard with bimodal reproduction

Beltrán, I., Loiseleur, R., Durand, V. & Whiting, M. J., Jun 2020, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 74, 6, 13 p., 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of pregnancy on body temperature and locomotor performance of velvet geckos

Dayananda, B., Ibargüengoytía, N., Whiting, M. J. & Webb, J. K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 65, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of risk on flight initiation distance and escape tactics in two southern African lizard species

Cooper Jr., W. E. & Whiting, M. J., 2007, In : Current Zoology. 53, 3, p. 446-453 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of simultaneous polyandry on offspring fitness in an African tree frog

Byrne, P. G. & Whiting, M. J., Mar 2011, In : Behavioral Ecology. 22, 2, p. 385-391 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for concerted and mosaic brain evolution in dragon lizards

Hoops, D., Vidal-García, M., Ullmann, J. F. P., Janke, A. L., Stait-Gardner, T., Duchêne, D. A., Price, W. S., Whiting, M. J. & Keogh, J. S., Nov 2017, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 90, 3, p. 211-223 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for social learning in a family living lizard

Whiting, M. J., Xu, F., Kar, F., Riley, J. L., Byrne, R. W. & Noble, D. W. A., 29 May 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6, p. 1-8 8 p., 70.

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Facultative frugivory in the cape flat lizard, Platysaurus capensis (Sauria: Cordylidae)

Whiting, M. J. & Greeff, J. M., 1997, In : Copeia. 1997, 4, p. 811-818 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)