Martin Whiting

Associate Professor

  • 3126 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1993 …2020

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Research Outputs

2015

Egernia lizards

While, G. M., Chapple, D. G., Gardner, M. G., Uller, T. & Whiting, M. J., 20 Jul 2015, In : Current Biology. 25, 14, p. R593-R595 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Citations (Scopus)

Geographic variation in aggressive signalling behaviour of the Jacky dragon

Barquero, M. D., Peters, R. & Whiting, M. J., 18 Sep 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 69, 9, p. 1501-1510 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Mate Familiarity Affects Pairing Behaviour in a Long-Term Monogamous Lizard: Evidence from Detailed Bio-Logging and a 31-Year Field Study

Leu, S. T., Burzacott, D., Whiting, M. J. & Bull, C. M., 1 Aug 2015, In : Ethology. 121, 8, p. 760-768 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Polyandry in dragon lizards: inbred paternal genotypes sire fewer offspring

Frère, C. H., Chandrasoma, D. & Whiting, M. J., 1 Apr 2015, In : Ecology and Evolution. 5, 8, p. 1686-1692 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

Sexual dimorphism in conspicuousness and ornamentation in the enigmatic leaf-nosed lizard Ceratophora tennentii from Sri Lanka

Whiting, M. J., Noble, D. W. A. & Somaweera, R., 1 Nov 2015, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 116, 3, p. 614-625 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Territoriality in a snake

Webb, J. K., Scott, M. L., Whiting, M. J. & Shine, R., 13 Oct 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 69, 10, p. 1657-1661 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

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

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

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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
12 Citations (Scopus)

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)

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)

Maternal and additive genetic effects contribute to variation in offspring traits in a lizard

Noble, D. W. A., Mcfarlane, S. E., Keogh, J. S. & Whiting, M. J., 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology. 25, 3, p. 633-640 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Sex, androgens, and whole-organism performance in an Australian lizard

Noble, D. W. A., Fanson, K. V. & Whiting, M. J., Apr 2014, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 111, 4, p. 834-849 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sex and boldness explain individual differences in spatial learning in a lizard

Carazo, P., Noble, D. W. A., Chandrasoma, D. & Whiting, M. J., 7 May 2014, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1782, p. 1-9 9 p., 20133275.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
60 Citations (Scopus)

Sex- and performance-based escape behaviour in an Asian agamid lizard, Phrynocephalus vlangalii

Qi, Y., Noble, D. W. A., Wu, Y. & Whiting, M. J., Dec 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68, 12, p. 2035-2042 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2013

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., 1 Nov 2013, Animals in traditional folk medicine: implications for conservation. Nóbrega Alves, R. R. & Rosa, I. L. (eds.). Berlin; New York: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 421-473 53 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 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)

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)

Fiery frills: Carotenoid-based coloration predicts contest success in frillneck lizards

Hamilton, D. G., Whiting, M. J. & Pryke, S. R., Sep 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 5, p. 1138-1149 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of alternate reproductive tactics and pre- and postcopulatory sexual selection on paternity and offspring performance in a lizard

Keogh, J. S., Umbers, K. D. L., Wilson, E., Stapley, J. & Whiting, M. J., 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67, 4, p. 629-638 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Making friends: social attraction in larval green and golden bell frogs, Litoria aurea

Leu, S. T., Whiting, M. J. & Mahony, M. J., 12 Feb 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 2, p. 1-5 5 p., e56460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Multiple mating in a lizard increases fecundity but provides no evidence for genetic benefits

Noble, D. W. A., Keogh, J. S. & Whiting, M. J., Sep 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 5, p. 1128-1137 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

The conservation status of the world's reptiles

Böhm, M., Collen, B., Baillie, J. E. M., Bowles, P., Chanson, J., Cox, N., Hammerson, G., Hoffmann, M., Livingstone, S. R., Ram, M., Rhodin, A. G. J., Stuart, S. N., van Dijk, P. P., Young, B. E., Afuang, L. E., Aghasyan, A., García, A., Aguilar, C., Ajtic, R., Akarsu, F. & 224 others, Alencar, L. R. V., Allison, A., Ananjeva, N., Anderson, S., Andrén, C., Ariano-Sánchez, D., Arredondo, J. C., Auliya, M., Austin, C. C., Avci, A., Baker, P. J., Barreto-Lima, A. F., Barrio-Amorós, C. L., Basu, D., Bates, M. F., Batistella, A., Bauer, A., Bennett, D., Böhme, W., Broadley, D., Brown, R., Burgess, J., Captain, A., Carreira, S., Castañeda, M. D. R., Castro, F., Catenazzi, A., Cedeño-Vázquez, J. R., Chapple, D. G., Cheylan, M., Cisneros-Heredia, D. F., Cogalniceanu, D., Cogger, H., Corti, C., Costa, G. C., Couper, P. J., Courtney, T., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Crochet, P. A., Crother, B., Cruz, F., Daltry, J. C., Daniels, R. J. R., Das, I., de Silva, A., Diesmos, A. C., Dirksen, L., Doan, T. M., Dodd, C. K., Doody, J. S., Dorcas, M. E., Duarte de Barros Filho, J., Egan, V. T., El Mouden, E. H., Embert, D., Espinoza, R. E., Fallabrino, A., Feng, X., Feng, Z. J., Fitzgerald, L., Flores-Villela, O., França, F. G. R., Frost, D., Gadsden, H., Gamble, T., Ganesh, S. R., Garcia, M. A., García-Pérez, J. E., Gatus, J., Gaulke, M., Geniez, P., Georges, A., Gerlach, J., Goldberg, S., Gonzalez, J. C. T., Gower, D. J., Grant, T., Greenbaum, E., Grieco, C., Guo, P., Hamilton, A. M., Hare, K., Hedges, S. B., Heideman, N., Hilton-Taylor, C., Hitchmough, R., Hollingsworth, B., Hutchinson, M., Ineich, I., Iverson, J., Jaksic, F. M., Jenkins, R., Joger, U., Jose, R., Kaska, Y., Kaya, U., Keogh, J. S., Köhler, G., Kuchling, G., Kumlutaş, Y., Kwet, A., La Marca, E., Lamar, W., Lane, A., Lardner, B., Latta, C., Latta, G., Lau, M., Lavin, P., Lawson, D., LeBreton, M., Lehr, E., Limpus, D., Lipczynski, N., Lobo, A. S., López-Luna, M. A., Luiselli, L., Lukoschek, V., Lundberg, M., Lymberakis, P., Macey, R., Magnusson, W. E., Mahler, D. L., Malhotra, A., Mariaux, J., Maritz, B., Marques, O. A. V., Márquez, R., Martins, M., Masterson, G., Mateo, J. A., Mathew, R., Mathews, N., Mayer, G., McCranie, J. R., Measey, G. J., Mendoza-Quijano, F., Menegon, M., Métrailler, S., Milton, D. A., Montgomery, C., Morato, S. A. A., Mott, T., Muñoz-Alonso, A., Murphy, J., Nguyen, T. Q., Nilson, G., Nogueira, C., Núñez, H., Orlov, N., Ota, H., Ottenwalder, J., Pasachnik, S., Papenfuss, T., Passos, P., Pauwels, O. S. G., Pérez-Buitrago, N., Pérez-Mellado, V., Pianka, E. R., Pleguezuelos, J., Pollock, C., Ponce-Campos, P., Powell, R., Pupin, F., Quintero Díaz, G. E., Radder, R., Ramer, J., Rasmussen, A. R., Raxworthy, C., Reynolds, R., Richman, N., Rico, E. L., Riservato, E., Rivas, G., da Rocha, P. L. B., Rödel, M. O., Rodríguez Schettino, L., Roosenburg, W. M., Ross, J. P., Sadek, R., Sanders, K., Santos-Barrera, G., Schleich, H. H., Schmidt, B. R., Schmitz, A., Sharifi, M., Shea, G., Shi, H. T., Shine, R., Sindaco, R., Slimani, T., Somaweera, R., Spawls, S., Stafford, P., Stuebing, R., Sweet, S., Sy, E., Temple, H. J., Tognelli, M. F., Tolley, K., Tolson, P. J., Tuniyev, B., Tuniyev, S., üzüm, N., van Buurt, G., Van Sluys, M., Velasco, A., Vences, M., Veselý, M., Vinke, S., Vinke, T., Vogel, G., Vogrin, M., Vogt, R. C., Wearn, O. R., Werner, Y. L., Whiting, M. J., Wiewandt, T., Wilkinson, J., Wilson, B., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Zhou, K. & Zug, G., Jan 2013, In : Biological Conservation. 157, p. 372-385 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

410 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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18 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

9 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of spatial environment on maze learning in an African mole-rat

du Toit, L., Bennett, N. C., Nickless, A. & Whiting, M. J., Sep 2012, In : Animal Cognition. 15, 5, p. 797-806 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Learning outdoors: Male lizards show flexible spatial learning under semi-natural conditions

Noble, D. W. A., Carazo, P. & Whiting, M. J., 23 Dec 2012, In : Biology Letters. 8, 6, p. 946-948 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and social organization in a burrow-dwelling lizard (Phrynocephalus vlangalii) from China

Qi, Y., Noble, D. W. A., Fu, J. & Whiting, M. J., 23 Jul 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 7, p. 1-8 8 p., e41130.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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19 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Spatial distribution and activity patterns in African barking geckos: Implications for mating system and reproduction

Hibbitts, T. J., Cooper, W. E. & Whiting, M. J., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Herpetology. 46, 4, p. 456-460 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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)

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)

High sensitivity to short wavelengths in a lizard and implications for understanding the evolution of visual systems in lizards

Fleishman, L. J., Loew, E. R. & Whiting, M. J., 7 Oct 2011, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 278, 1720, p. 2891-2899 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)
2010

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)
2009

Flat lizard female mimics use sexual deception in visual but not chemical signals

Whiting, M. J., Webb, J. K. & Keogh, J. S., 7 May 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1662, p. 1585-1591 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of human disturbance and beliefs on the tree agama Acanthocercus atricollis atricollis in a South African communal settlement

Whiting, M. J., Chetty, K., Twine, W. & Carazo, P., Oct 2009, In : ORYX. 43, 4, p. 586-590 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
39 Downloads (Pure)

Selected body temperature and thermoregulatory behavior in the sit-and-wait foraging lizard pseudocordylus melanotus melanotus

McConnachie, S., Alexander, G. J. & Whiting, M. J., 2009, In : Herpetological Monographs. 23, p. 108-122 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Population dynamics of the Concho Water Snake in rivers and reservoirs

Whiting, M. J., Dixon, J. R., Greene, B. D., Mueller, J. M., Thornton, O. W., Hatfield, J. S., Nichols, J. D. & Hines, J. E., 4 Jun 2008, In : Copeia. 2, p. 438-445 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Predator-specific camouflage in chameleons

Stuart-Fox, D., Moussalli, A. & Whiting, M. J., 23 Aug 2008, In : Biology Letters. 4, 4, p. 326-329 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous polyandry increases fertilization success in an African foam-nesting treefrog

Byrne, P. G. & Whiting, M. J., Oct 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 4, p. 1157-1164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
2007

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)

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 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

Foraging mode in the African cordylids and plasticity of foraging behavior in platysaurus broadleyi

Whiting, M. J., 1 Jan 2007, Lizard ecology: the evolutionary consequences of foraging mode. Reilly, S., McBrayer, L. & Miles, D. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 405-426 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Lower temperature tolerance in the temperate, ambush foraging lizard Pseudocordylus melanotus melanotus

McConnachie, S., Alexander, G. J. & Whiting, M. J., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 32, 2, p. 66-71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Male flat lizards prefer females with novel scents

Lewis, B. A., Whiting, M. J. & Stapley, J., Apr 2007, In : African Zoology. 42, 1, p. 91-96 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Natural selection on social signals: Signal efficacy and the evolution of chameleon display coloration

Stuart-Fox, D., Moussalli, A. & Whiting, M. J., 2007, In : American Naturalist. 170, 6, p. 916-930 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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69 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Shouting the odds: Vocalization signals status in a lizard

Hibbitts, T. J., Whiting, M. J. & Stuart-Fox, D. M., Jun 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61, 8, p. 1169-1176 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Universal optimization of flight initiation distance and habitat-driven variation in escape tactics in a Namibian lizard assemblage

Cooper, W. E. & Whiting, M. J., Jul 2007, In : Ethology. 113, 7, p. 661-672 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)