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Don R. Levitan

Department of Biological Science

Florida State University


Florida 32306-4295 E-mail:


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  • Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-4295 E-mail:. 2000 - 2012


  1. Contemporary evolution of sea urchin gamete-recognition proteins: experimental evidence of density-dependent gamete performance predicts shifts in allele frequencies over time. Levitan, D.R. Evolution (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. Simultaneous positive and negative frequency-dependent selection on sperm bindin, a gamete recognition protein in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Levitan, D.R., Stapper, A.P. Evolution (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Gamete traits influence the variance in reproductive success, the intensity of sexual selection, and the outcome of sexual conflict among congeneric sea urchins. Levitan, D.R. Evolution (2008) [Pubmed]
  4. The risk of polyspermy in three congeneric sea urchins and its implications for gametic incompatibility and reproductive isolation. Levitan, D.R., Terhorst, C.P., Fogarty, N.D. Evolution (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Selection on gamete recognition proteins depends on sex, density, and genotype frequency. Levitan, D.R., Ferrell, D.L. Science (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Sex-specific spawning behavior and its consequences in an external fertilizer. Levitan, D.R. Am. Nat. (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Mechanisms of reproductive isolation among sympatric broadcast-spawning corals of the Montastraea annularis species complex. Levitan, D.R., Fukami, H., Jara, J., Kline, D., McGovern, T.M., McGhee, K.E., Swanson, C.A., Knowlton, N. Evolution (2004) [Pubmed]
  8. Density-dependent sexual selection in external fertilizers: variances in male and female fertilization success along the continuum from sperm limitation to sexual conflict in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus franciscanus. Levitan, D.R. Am. Nat. (2004) [Pubmed]
  9. The relationship between conspecific fertilization success and reproductive isolation among three congeneric sea urchins. Levitan, D.R. Evolution (2002) [Pubmed]
  10. Sperm velocity and longevity trade off each other and influence fertilization in the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus. Levitan, D.R. Proc. Biol. Sci. (2000) [Pubmed]
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