Leticia Avilés

  • Professor
  • University of British Columbia
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Followers (3)

  • Edmund Hart

    Edmund Hart Apple Computer

  • Rutger Vos

    Rutger Vos Naturalis National Museum of Natural History

  • Matthew Herron

    Matthew Herron University of Montana

Following (2)

  • Edmund Hart

    Edmund Hart Apple Computer

  • Matthew Herron

    Matthew Herron University of Montana

Publications

Community-wide body size differences between nocturnal and diurnal insects

Guevara J, Avilés L

Ecology (2013)

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Indiscriminate care of offspring predates the evolution of sociality in alloparenting social spiders

Samuk K, Avilés L

Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2013)

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The Evolution of Inbred Social Systems in Spiders and Other Organisms. From Short-Term Gains to Long-Term Evolutionary Dead Ends?

Avilés L, Purcell J

Advances in the Study of Behavior (2012)

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Anelosimus oritoyacu, a cloud forest social spider with only slightly female-biased primary sex ratios

Avilés L, Purcell J

Journal of Arachnology (2011)

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Influence of body size and level of cooperation on the prey capture efficiency of two sympatric social spiders exhibiting an included niche pattern

Guevara J, Avilés L

Functional Ecology (2011)

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Complete separation along matrilines in a social spider metapopulation inferred from hypervariable mitochondrial DNA region

Agnarsson I, Maddison W, AvilÉs L

Molecular Ecology (2010)

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Elevational changes in the composition of insects and other terrestrial arthropods at tropical latitudes: A comparison of multiple sampling methods and social spider diets

Guevara J, Avilés L

Insect Conservation and Diversity (2009)

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Gradients of precipitation and ant abundance may contribute to the altitudinal range limit of subsocial spiders: insights from a transplant experiment.

Purcell J, Avilés L

Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society (2008)

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Multiple techniques confirm elevational differences in insect size that may influence spider sociality

Guevara J, Avilés L

Ecology (2007)

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Smaller colonies and more solitary living mark higher elevation populations of a social spider

Purcell J, Avilés L

Journal of Animal Ecology (2007)

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The phylogeny of the social Anelosimus spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae) inferred from six molecular loci and morphology

Agnarsson I, Maddison W, Avilés L

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2007)

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The role of prey size and abundance in the geographical distribution of spider sociality.

Powers K, Avilés L

Journal of Animal Ecology (2007)

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Group living and inbreeding depression in a subsocial spider.

Avilés L, Bukowski T

Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society (2006)

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Natal Dispersal Patterns of a Subsocial Spider Anelosimus cf. jucundus (Theridiidae)

Powers K, Avilés L

Ethology (2003)

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Asynchronous maturation of the sexes may limit close inbreeding in a subsocial spider

Bukowski T, Avilés L

Canadian Journal of Zoology (2002)

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Solving the freeloaders paradox: Genetic associations and frequency-dependent selection in the evolution of cooperation among nonrelatives.

Avilés L

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2002)

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Nomadic behaviour and colony fission in a cooperative spider: life history evolution at the level of the colony?

Avilés L

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2000)

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Cooperation and non-linear dynamics: An ecological perspective on the evolution of sociality

Avilés L

Evolutionary Ecology Research (1999)

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Notes on the Social Structure , Life Cycle , and Behavior of Anelosimus rupununi

Avilés L, Salazar P

American Arachnological Society (1999)

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Newly-discovered sociality in the neotropical spider Aebutina binotata Simon (Dictynidae?)

Avilés L

Journal of Arachnology (1993)

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When is the sex ratio biased in social spiders?: chromosome studies of embryos and male meiosis in <i>Anelosimus</i> species (Araneae, Theridiidae)

Avilés L, Maddison W

The Journal of Arachnology (1991)

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Professional experience

University of British Columbia

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