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2005
R. Shine, Langkilde, T., Wall, M., and Mason, R. T., The fitness correlates of scalation asymmetry in garter snakes Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis, Functional Ecology, vol. 19, pp. 306-314, 2005.
D. I. Lutterschmidt and Mason, R. T., Interactions between melatonin and hormonal stress responses in two populations of garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis), Hormones and Behavior, vol. 48, pp. 113-113, 2005.
R. Shine, Webb, J. K., Lane, A., and Mason, R. T., Mate location tactics in garter snakes: effects of rival males, interrupted trails and non-pheromonal cues, Functional Ecology, vol. 19, pp. 1017-1024, 2005.
I. T. Moore, Greene, M. J., Lerner, D. T., Asher, C. E., Krohmer, R. W., Hess, D. L., Whittier, J., and Mason, R. T., Physiological evidence for reproductive suppression in the introduced population of brown tree snakes (Boiga irregularis) on Guam, Biological Conservation, vol. 121, pp. 91-98, 2005.
R. Shine, Wall, M., Langkilde, T., and Mason, R. T., Scaling the heights: thermally driven arboreality in garter snakes, Journal of Thermal Biology, vol. 30, pp. 179-185, 2005.
D. I. Lutterschmidt and Mason, R. T., A serotonin receptor antagonist, but not melatonin, modulates hormonal responses to capture stress in two populations of garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis and Thamnophis sirtalis concinnus), General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol. 141, pp. 259-270, 2005.
R. Shine, O'Donnell, R. P., Langkilde, T., Wall, M. D., and Mason, R. T., Snakes in search of sex: the relation between mate-locating ability and mating success in male garter snakes, Animal Behaviour, vol. 69, pp. 1251-1258, 2005.
2004
R. Shine, Langkilde, T., and Mason, R. T., Courtship tactics in garter snakes: how do a male's morphology and behaviour influence his mating success?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 67, pp. 477-483, 2004.
R. W. Krohmer, Martinez, D., and Mason, R. T., Development of the renal sexual segment in immature snakes: effect of sex steroid hormones, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol. 139, pp. 55-64, 2004.
D. I. Lutterschmidt, LeMaster, M. P., and Mason, R. T., Effects of melatonin on the behavioral and hormonal responses of red-sided garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis) to exogenous corticosterone, Hormones and Behavior, vol. 46, pp. 692-702, 2004.
R. P. O'Donnell, Ford, N. B., Shine, R., and Mason, R. T., Male red-sided garter snakes, Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis, determine female mating status from pheromone trails, Animal Behaviour, vol. 68, pp. 677-683, 2004.
R. Shine, Phillips, B., Langkilde, T., Lutterschmidt, D. I., Waye, H., and Mason, R. T., Mechanisms and consequences of sexual conflict in garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis, Colubridae), Behavioral Ecology, vol. 15, pp. 654-660, 2004.
D. I. Lutterschmidt, LeMaster, M. P., and Mason, R. T., Minimal over-wintering temperatures of red-sided garter snakes: A possible cue for emergence?, Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 44, pp. 722-722, 2004.
R. Shine and Mason, R. T., Patterns of mortality in a cold-climate population of garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis), Biological Conservation, vol. 120, pp. 201-210, 2004.
T. Langkilde, Shine, R., and Mason, R. T., Predatory attacks to the head vs. body modify behavioral responses of garter snakes, Ethology, vol. 110, pp. 937-947, 2004.
R. P. O'Donnell, Shine, R., and Mason, R. T., Seasonal anorexia in the male red-sided garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 56, pp. 413-419, 2004.
R. Shine, Phillips, B., Waye, H., LeMaster, M., and Mason, R. T., Species-isolating mechanisms in a mating system with male mate choice (garter snakes, Thamnophis spp.), Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie, vol. 82, pp. 1091-1098, 2004.
2003
R. Shine, Phillips, B., Waye, H., and Mason, R. T., Behavioral shifts associated with reproduction in garter snakes, Behavioral Ecology, vol. 14, pp. 251-256, 2003.
R. Shine, Phillips, B., Waye, H., LeMaster, M., and Mason, R. T., Chemosensory cues allow courting male garter snakes to assess body length and body condition of potential mates, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 54, pp. 162-166, 2003.
R. Shine, Langkilde, T., and Mason, R. T., Confusion within 'mating balls' of garter snakes: does misdirected courtship impose selection on male tactics?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 66, pp. 1011-1017, 2003.
R. Shine, Langkilde, T., and Mason, R. T., Cryptic forcible insemination: Male snakes exploit female physiology, anatomy, and behavior to obtain coercive matings, American Naturalist, vol. 162, pp. 653-667, 2003.
R. Shine, Phillips, B., Waye, H., LeMaster, M., and Mason, R. T., The lexicon of love: what cues cause size-assortative courtship by male garter snakes?, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 53, pp. 234-237, 2003.
D. I. Lutterschmidt, LeMaster, M. P., and Mason, R. T., Melatonin modulates the response of red-sided garter snakes to exogenous corticosterone, Integrative and Comparative Biology, vol. 43, pp. 1052-1052, 2003.
R. Shine, Langkilde, T., and Mason, R. T., The opportunistic serpent: Male garter snakes adjust courtship tactics to mating opportunities, Behaviour, vol. 140, pp. 1509-1526, 2003.
M. J. Greene and Mason, R. T., Pheromonal inhibition of male courtship behaviour in the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis: a mechanism for the rejection of potential mates, Animal Behaviour, vol. 65, pp. 905-910, 2003.

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