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Representative Recent Publications



Celiker E, Jonsson T & Montealegre-Z F. 2020. The auditory mechanics of the outer ear of the Bush-cricket: A numerical approach. Biophysical Journal. 118 (2):464-475.

Harris, S., Kervinen, M., Lebigre, C., Pike, T.W. and Soulsbury, C.D. (2020) Full spectra colouration and condition-dependent signalling in a skin-based carotenoid sexual ornament. Behavioral Ecology, 31 (3). 834-843.

Lennon, R. J., Peach, W. J., Dunn, J. C., Shore, R. F., Pereira, M. G., Sleep, D., Dodd, S., Wheatley, C. J., Arnold, K. E. & Brown, C. D. 2020. From seeds to plasma: confirmed exposure of multiple farmland birds to clothianidin during sowing of winter cereals. Science of the Total Environment 723: 138056. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138056

Li, Y., Ruta, M., Wills, M.A. 2020. Craniodental and postcranial characters of non-avian Dinosauria often imply different trees. Systematic Biology, 69, 638–659.

Ma, W., Brusatte, SL., Lü, J., and Sakamoto M. (2020) The skull evolution of oviraptorosaurian dinosaurs: the role of niche partitioning in diversification. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33, 178-188.

Marston, C.G., Wilkinson, D.M., Sponheimer, M., Codron, D., Condron, J. and O’Regan, H.J. (2020) ‘Remote’ behavoural ecology: do megaherbivoures consume vegetation in proportion to its presence in the landscape? PeerJ 8:e8622. DOI 10.7717/peerj.8622.

Soulsbury, CD., Gray, H., Smith, L., Braithwaite, V., Cotter, S., Elwood, R.W., Wilkinson, A. and Collins, L.M., (2020). The welfare and ethics of research involving wild animals: A primer. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Varga, S., Soulsbury, C.D. 2020. Contrasting environmental stressors affect female frequency in sexually dimorphic plant sexual systems. Plant Biology, 22, 890–898.

Venditti, C., Baker, J., Meade, A., Benton, M. & Humphries, S. (2020). 150 million years of sustained increase in pterosaur flight efficiency. Nature.

Wilson, K., Holdbrook, R., Reavey, C.E., Randall, J.L., Tummala, Y., Ponton, F., Simpson, S.J., Smith, J.A. and Cotter, S.C. (2020) Osmolality as a Novel Mechanism Explaining Diet Effects on the Outcome of Infection with a Blood Parasite. Current Biology. 30: 2459-2467



Bailey, N.W., Pascoal, S. and Montealegre-Z, F. (2019) The role of trait reversal in evolutionary diversification: A test using song loss in wild crickets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116, 8941-8949.

Baudisch, A., Stott, I. and Ramula, S. (2019) A pace and shape perspective on fertility. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 1941-9151.

Beznosov, P.A., Clack, J.A., Lukševičs, E., Ruta, M., Ahlberg, P.E. 2019. Morphology of the earliest reconstructable tetrapod Parmastega aelidae. Nature, 574, 527–531.

Cotter, S.C., Reavey, C.E., Tummala, Y., Randall, J.L., Holdbrook, R., Ponton, F., Simpson, S.J., Smith, J.A. and Wilson, K. (2019) Diet modulates the relationship between immune gene expression and physiological immune responses. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 109, 128-141.

Farley, G.M., Wise, M.J., Harrison, J.S., Sutton, G., Kuo, C and Patek, S.N. (2019) Adhesive latching and legless leaping in small, worm-like insect larvae. Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, jeb201129. doi:10.1242/jeb.201129

Gunther, C., Knight, S., Jones, R. and Goddard, M. (2019) Are Drosophila preferences for yeasts stable or contextual? Ecology and Evolution, 9, 8075-8086.

Iossa, G. (2019). Sex-specific differences in thermal fertility limits. Trends in ecology & evolution, 34(6), pp.490-492.

Iossa, G., Maury, C., Fletcher, R.M. and Eady, P. (2019) Temperature-induced developmental plasticity in Plodia interpunctella: reproductive behaviour and sperm length. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2(7):675-682.

Kubo, T., Sakamoto, M., Meade, M., and Venditti C. (2019) Transitions between foot postures are associated with elevated rates of body size evolution in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116, 2618-2623.

Lennon, R.J., Isaac, N.J.B., Shore, R.F., Peach, W.J., Dunn, J., Pereira, M.G., Arnold, K.E., Garthwaite, D. and Brown, C.D. (2019) Using long-term datasets to assess the impacts of dietary exposure to neonicotinoids on farmland bird populations in England. PLoS ONE, 14(10): e0223093.

Lui, L., Chen, H., Liu, M., Yang, J.R., Xiao, P., Wilkinson, D.M., Yang, J. (2019) Response of the eukaryotic plankton community to the cyanobacterial biomass cycle over 6 years in two subtropical reservoirs. ISME Journal, 13, 2196-2208.

Sakamoto, M., Ruta, M. and Venditti, C. (2019) Extreme and rapid bursts of functional adaptations shape bite force in amniotes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286, 20181932.

Schuech, R., Hoehfurtner, T., Smith, D. and Humphries, S. (2019) Motile curved bacteria are Pareto-optimal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116, 14440 -14447.

Soulsbury, C.D., (2019). Income and capital breeding in males: energetic and physiological limitations on male mating strategies. Journal of Experimental Biology, 222, jeb184895

Suarez, D., ... Qie, Lan et al. (2019) Estimating above ground net biomass change for tropical and subtropical forests: refinement of IPCC default rates using forest plot data. Global Change Biology, 25, 3609-3624.

Varga, S. and Soulsbury, C. (2019) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi change host plant DNA methylation systemically. Plant Biology, 21, 278-283.