Publications

In the works

Guo,AH, Kuo C-Y, Sutton GP and Patek SN. In prep. A biomechanical model of the fast mandible strikes in Odontomachus trap-jaw ants.

Kuo C-Y, Moen DS,Gilman CA, Showalter I, Briggs D, Imburgia M, King D, Labonte D, Federle W, Crosby AJ, and Irschick DJ. In prep. Convergent evolution shapes the morphology of gecko toepads.

Kuo C-Y and Irschick DJ. In prep. Functional trade-offs between whole-organism performance, resource acquisition and reproduction in the ecomorphological paradigm.

2017

Ilton M, Bhamla S, Ma X, Cox S,  Kim Y, Koh J-S, Krishnamurthy D, Kuo C-Y, Temel FZ, Crosby A, Prakash M, Sutton G, Wood R, Azizi E, Bergbreiter S, Patek S. In review. The principles of cascading power limits in small, fast biological and engineered systems. 

Kuo C-Y, Muñoz MM, Irschick DJ. In revision. Lizard foraging: a perspective integrating sensory ecology and life histories. In: Lizard Behavior (Eds: V. Bels and Anthony Russell). 

Irschick DJ, Fu AL, Lauder GV, Wilga CD, Kuo, C-Y, Hammerschlag N. A comparative morphological analysis of body and fin shape for eight shark species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. pdf

2016

Laborite D, Clemente CJ, Dittrich A, Kuo C-Y, Crosby AJ, Irschick DJ, Federle W. Extreme allometry of animal adhesive pads and the size limits of adhesion-based climbing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113: 1297-1302. pdf

Fu AL, Hammerschlag N, Lauder GV, Wilga CD, Kuo C-Y, Irschick DJ. Ontogeny of head and caudal fin shape of an apex marine predator: The tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier). Journal of Morphology 277: 556-564. pdf

2015

Kuo C-Y, Irschick DJ. Ecology drives natural variation in an extreme antipredator trait: a cost-benefit analysis integrating modeling and field data. Functional Ecology 30: 953-963. pdf

2014

Kuo C-Y, Irschick DJ, Lailvaux SP. Trait compensation between boldness and the propensity for tail autotomy under different food availabilities in similarly-aged brown anole lizards. Functional Ecology 29: 385-392. pdf

2013

Gillis GB, Kuo C-Y, Irschick DJ. The impact of tail loss on stability during jumping in green anoles (nolis carolinensis). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86: 680-689. pdf

2012

Kuo C-Y, Gillis GB, Irschick DJ. Take this broken tail and learn to jump: the ability to recover from reduced in-air stability in tailless green anole lizards (Anolis carolinensis [Squamata:Dactyloidae]). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107: 583-592. pdf

Irschick DJ, Kuo C-Y. Functional traits of species and individuals. In Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology. Eds. A. Hastings and L. Gross. University of California Press.

2011

Kuo C-Y, Gillis GB, Irschick DJ. 2011. Loading effect on jump performance in green anole lizards Anolis carolinensis. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 2073-2079. pdf

Pre 2010

Kuo C-Y, Y-T Lin, Y-S, Lin. 2009. Sexual size and shape dimorphism in an agamid lizard, Japalura swinhonis (Squamata: Iguania: Agamidae). Zoological Studies 48(3): 351-361 (cover). pdf

Kuo C-Y, Y-S. Lin, Y. K. Lin. 2007. Resource use and morphology of two sympatric Japalura lizards (Iguania: Agamidae). Journal of Herpetology 41(4): 713-723. pdf