Roberto Nespolo

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InstitutionInstituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolitvas; Universidad Austral de Chile
Postal addressUniversidad Austral de Chile
Office phone5663221704
Mobile phone5663221704
Job /  professional statusProfessor/Lecturer
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Diversity & Conservation
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control,Apitox,CSI Pollen,Sustainable bee breeding
Research interestsEcology
PublicationsI am an evolutionary biologist interested in honeybees. My publications are on varied topics and organisms. Here I include just the last year.

GAITÁN-ESPITIA JD, ARIAS MB, LARDIES MA, NESPOLO RF (2013) Variation in thermal sensitivity and thermal tolerances in an invasive species across a climatic gradient: lessons from the land snail Cornu aspersum. PLOS ONE e70662.
79 NESPOLO RF & ARTACHO P (2013) Sexual selection on locomotor performance in the calanoid copepod Tigriopus californicus. Evolutionary Ecology Research (in press).
78 BACIGALUPE LD, BARRIENTOS K, BECKERMAN AP, CARTER M, FIGUEROA CC, FOSTER SP, MOORE AJ, SILVA AX & NESPOLO RF (2013) Can invasions occur without change? A comparison of G matrices and selection in the peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae. Ecology & Evolution (in press).
77 FRANCO M, CONTRERAS C & NESPOLO RF (2013) Profound changes in blood parameters during torpor in a South American marsupial. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A (in press).
76 NESPOLO RF, GAITAN-ESPITIA, JD, BARTHELD, JL, GONZALEZ A, BRUNING A, BACIGALUPE LD & ROFF DA (2013) The quantitative genetics of physiological and morphological traits in an invasive terrestrial snail: additive versus non-additive genetic variation. Functional Ecology (in press).
75 BRUNING A, GONZALEZ A, GAITAN-ESPITIA JD, BARTHELD, JL & NESPOLO RF (2013) Metabolism, growth and the energetic definition of fitness: A quantitative genetic study in the land snail Cornu aspersum. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86: 538-546.
74 BRUNING A, GONZALEZ A, GAITAN-ESPITIA JD, BARTHELD, JL, TOADER-WILLIAMS, A, MONDACA F, NESPOLO RF (2013) Energy metabolism, heart rate and physiological differentiation in the pulmonate gastropod cornu aspersum. Journal of Molluscan Studies 79: 257-262.
73 GAITÁN-ESPITIA JD, SCHEIHING R, POULIN E, ARTACHO P & NESPOLO RF (2013) Mitochondrial phylogeography of the land snail Cornu aspersum: tracing population history and the impact of human-mediated invasion in austral South America. Evolutionary Ecology Research 15: 61-78.
72 GAITÁN-ESPITIA, BRUNING A, MONDACA F & NESPOLO RF (2013) Intraspecific variation in the metabolic scaling exponent in ectotherms: Testing the effect of latitudinal cline, ontogeny and transgenerational change in the land snail Cornu aspersum. Comparative and Biochemistry and Physiology A 165:169-177.
71 GAITÁN-ESPITIA, NESPOLO RF & OPAZO JC (2013) The complete mitochondrial genome of the land snail Cornu aspersum (Helicidae: Mollusca): intra-specific divergence of protein-coding genes and phylogenetic considerations within Euthyneura. PLOS ONE e67299.
70 DLUGOSZ EM, CHAPPELL MA, MEEK TH, SZAFRAŃSKA P, KAROL Z, KONARZEWSKI M, JONES JJ, BICUDO E, NESPOLO RF, CAREAU V, AND GARLAND T (2013). Phylogenetic analysis of mammalian maximal oxygen consumption during exercise. Journal of Experimental Biology (in press).
69 NESPOLO RF & ROFF DA (2013) Testing the aerobic model for the evolution of endothermy: implications of using present correlations to infer past evolution. American Naturalist (in press).
68 CASTAÑEDA LD & NESPOLO, RF (2013) Phenotypic and Genetic Effects of Contrasting Ethanol Environments on Physiological and Developmental Traits in Drosophila melanogaster. PLOS ONE 8:e58920