Martin Whiting

Associate Professor

  • 3072 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
1993 …2020

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2020

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

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

2019

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

20 Citations (Scopus)

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

2 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.

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1 Citation (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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Precocial juvenile lizards show adult level learning and behavioural flexibility

Szabo, B., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W., Tait, D. S. & Whiting, M. J., Aug 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 154, p. 75-84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Sex-dependent discrimination learning in lizards: a meta-analysis

Szabo, B., Whiting, M. J. & Noble, D. W. A., Jul 2019, In : Behavioural Processes. 164, p. 10-16 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Street fighters: bite force, injury rates, and density of urban Australian water dragons (Intellagama lesueurii)

Baxter-Gilbert, J. H. & Whiting, M. J., Apr 2019, In : Austral Ecology. 44, 2, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The driving forces behind female-female aggression and its fitness consequence in an Asian agamid lizard

Wu, Y., Whiting, M. J., Fu, J. & Qi, Y., Jun 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 73, 6, p. 1-11 11 p., 73.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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)

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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (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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Isolation rearing does not constrain social plasticity in a family-living lizard

Riley, J. L., Guidou, C., Fryns, C., Mourier, J., Leu, S. T., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., 9 May 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 3, p. 563-573 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Learning ability is unaffected by isolation rearing in a family-living lizard

Riley, J. L., Küchler, A., Damasio, T., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W. & Whiting, M. J., Feb 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 2, p. 1-9 9 p., 20.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Learning from others: an invasive lizard uses social information from both conspecifics and heterospecifics

Damas-Moreira, I., Oliveira, D., Santos, J. L., Riley, J. L., Harris, D. J. & Whiting, M. J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Biology Letters. 14, 10, p. 1-5 5 p., 20180532.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Runners and fighters: clutch effects and body size drive innate antipredator behaviour in hatchling lizards

Baxter-Gilbert, J., Riley, J. L. & Whiting, M. J., Jun 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 6, p. 1-9 9 p., 97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Seeing red: pteridine-based colour and male quality in a dragon lizard

Merkling, T., Chandrasoma, D., Rankin, K. J. & Whiting, M. J., 24 Jul 2018, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 124, 4, p. 677-689 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subproblem learning and reversal of a multidimensional visual cue in a lizard: evidence for behavioural flexibility?

Szabo, B., Noble, D. W. A., Byrne, R. W., Tait, D. S. & Whiting, M. J., Oct 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 144, p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Testing domain general learning in an Australian lizard

Qi, Y., Noble, D. W. A., Fu, J. & Whiting, M. J., Jul 2018, In : Animal Cognition. 21, 4, p. 595–602 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Why blue tongue? A potential UV-based deimatic display in a lizard

Badiane, A., Carazo, P., Price-Rees, S. J., Ferrando-Bernal, M. & Whiting, M. J., Jul 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 7, p. 1-11 11 p., 104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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)

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
7 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

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)

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)

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)

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

8 Citations (Scopus)
33 Citations (Scopus)
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18 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Sexual selection predicts brain structure in dragon lizards

Hoops, D., Ullmann, J. F. P., Janke, A. L., Vidal-Garcia, M., Stait-Gardner, T., Dwihapsari, Y., Merkling, T., Price, W. S., Endler, J. A., Whiting, M. J. & Keogh, J. S., Feb 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 2, p. 244-256 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The golden mimicry complex uses a wide spectrum of defence to deter a community of predators

Pekár, S., Petráková, L., Bulbert, M. W., Whiting, M. J. & Herberstein, M. E., 7 Feb 2017, In : eLife. 6, p. 1-25 25 p., e22089.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
51 Downloads (Pure)

The loneliness of the long-distance toad: invasion history and social attraction in cane toads (Rhinella marina)

Gruber, J., Whiting, M. J., Brown, G. & Shine, R., Nov 2017, In : Biology Letters. 13, 11, p. 1-4 4 p., 20170445.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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

16 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of prior contest experience and level of escalation on contest outcome

Kar, F., Whiting, M. J. & Noble, D. W. A., 1 Oct 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 10, p. 1679-1687 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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.

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2 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.

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124 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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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.

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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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
26 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.

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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.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
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.

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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.

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32 Citations (Scopus)