Representative Recent Publications


Morton, F.B., Gartner, M., Norrie, E.-M., Haddou, Y., Soulsbury, C. and Adaway, K.A. (2023) Urban foxes are bolder but not more innovative than their rural conspecifics. Animal Behaviour, 203, 101-113.

Leavey, A., Ruta, M., Richards, C.T. and Porro, L.B. (2023) Locomotor, ecological and phylogenetic drivers of skeletal proportions in frogs. Journal of Anatomy, 243, 404-420.

Goode, C., Woodrow, C., Harrison, S., Deeming, C. and Sutton, G. (2023) Control of high‑speed jumps in muscle and spring actuated systems: a comparative study of take‑off energetics in bush‑crickets (Mecopoda elongata) and locusts (Schistocerca gregaria). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 193, 597-605.

Rowland, T., Pike, T.W., Reaney-Wood, S., Mills, D.S. and Burman, O.H.P. (2023) Using network analysis to detect associations between suspected painful health conditions and behaviour in dogs. The Veterinary Journal, 293, 105954.

Smith, W.J., Jezierski, M.T., Dunn, J.C. and Clegg, S.M. (2023) Parasite exchange and hybridisation at a wild-feral-domestic interface. International Journal for Parasitology.

Oxford-Smith, N., Ruta, M., Gao, A., Viaud-Martinez, K. A., Sabin, R., Herman, J., Ososky, J., Tajima, Y., Yamada, T. K., Kaliontzopoulou, A. and Moura, A. E. (2023) Skull morphology of bottlenose dolphins worldwide and patterns of adaptation between coastal and offshore environments. Journal of Zoology, 199, 83–96.

Sarria, F., Montealegre-Z, F. and Gonzalez-Rodriguez, J. (2023) The chemistry of an insect ear: ionic composition of a liquid-filled ear and haemolymphs of Neotropical katydids. Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 20, 20230154.

Clegg, S., Eady, P., Millson, S. and Cotter, S. (2023) A reduced potential for lameness bacterial

transmission by Lucilia sericata larvae and flies through metamorphosis. Research in Veterinary Science, 163, 104967.

Chen, R.S., Soulsbury, C., Lebigre, C., Ludwig, G., van Oers, K. and Hoffman, J.I. (2023) Effects of hunting on genetic diversity, inbreeding and dispersal in Finnish black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix). Evolutionary Applications, 16, 625-637.

Gascoigne, S.J.L., Rolph, S., …, Stott, I., et al. (2023) A standard protocol to report discrete stage-structured demographic information. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 14, 2065-2083.

Klembara, J., Ruta, M., Anderson, J., Mayer, T., Hain, M. and Valaska, D. (2023) A review of Coelostegus prothales Carroll and Baird, 1972 from the Upper Carboniferous of the Czech Republic and the interrelationships of basal eureptiles. PLoS ONE, 18, e0291687.

Brinkworth, A., Green, E., Li, Y., Oyston, J., Ruta, M. and Wills, M.A. (2023) Bird clades with less complex appendicular skeletons tend to have higher species richness. Nature Communications, 14, 5817.

 Dunn, J.C., Thomas, R.C., Hipperson, H., Sheehan, D.J., Orsman, C., Mallord, J. and Goodman, S.J. (2023) Evidence for strain-specific virulence of Trichomonas gallinae in African columbiformes. Parasitology, 150, 206-211.

Woodrow, C. and Montealegre-Z, F. (2023) Auditory system biophysics in a new species of false-leaf katydid (Tettigoniidae: Pseudophyllinae) supports a hypothesis of broadband ultrasound reception. Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 304, 94-104.

Hyun, N.P., Olberding, J.P., De, A., Divi, S., Liang, X., Thomas, E., St. Piere, R., Steinhardt, E., Jorge, J., Longo, S.J., Cox, S., Mendoza, E., Sutton, G., Azizi, E., Crosby, A.J., Bergbreiter, S., Wood, R.J. and Patek, S.N. (2023) Spring and latch dynamics can act as control pathways in ultrafast systems. Bioinspiration and biomimetics, 18, 026002.

Woodrow, C., Rosca, A.T., Fletcher, R.M., Hone, A.L., Ruta, M., Hamer, K.C. and Dunn, J. (2023) Haemoproteus parasites and passerines: the effect of local generalists on inferences of host-parasite co-phylogeny in the British Isles. Parasitology, 1-33.

La Chapelle, M., Ruta, M. and Dunn, J. (2023) Bird species with wider geographical ranges have higher blood parasite diversity but not prevalence across the African-Eurasian flyway. International Journal for Parasitology.

Parsa, F.R., Bayley, S., Bell, F., Dodd, S., Morris, R., Roberts, J., Wawman, D., Clegg, S. and Dunn, J. (2023) Epidemiology of protozoan and helminthic parasites in wild passerine birds of Britain and Ireland. Parasitology, 150, 297-310.

Kleinhappel, T., Pike, T.W. and Burman, O.H.P. (2023) Changes in group behaviour in response to a preferred environment reflect positive affect. Scientific Reports, 13, 10576.

Sutton, G., Szczecinski, N., Quinn, R. and Chiel, H. (2023) Phase shift between joint rotation and actuation reflects dominant forces and predicts muscle activation patterns. PNAS Nexus, 2, pgad298.

Pike, T.W. and Burman, O.H.P. (2023) Model aversiveness and the evolution of imperfect Batesian mimics. Behavioral Ecology, 34, 1045-2249.

Young, R.E., Dunn, J., Vaughan, I.P., Mallord, J.W., Orsman, C.J., Ka, M., Diallo, M.B., Sarr, M., Lormée, H., Eraud, C., Kiss, O., Thomas, R.C., Hamer, K.C., Goodman, S.J. and Symondson, W.O.C. (2023) Investigating the association between diet and infection with Trichomonas gallinae in the European turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur). Environmental DNA.

Woodrow, C., Celiker, E. and Montealegre-Z, F. (2023) An Eocene insect could hear conspecific ultrasounds and bat echolocation. Current Biology, 33, 5304–5315.

Sheldon, E.L., Hart, C.J., Mills, D.S., Soulsbury, C.D., Sumner, R. and Wilkinson, A. (2023) The impact of auditory distraction on learning and task performance in working dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 265, 105977.

Li, Y., Brinkworth, A., Green, E., Oyston, J., Wills, M. and Ruta, M. (2023) Divergent vertebral formulae shape the evolution of axial complexity in mammals. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 7, 367-381.

Goode, C. and Sutton, G. (2023) Control of high‑speed jumps: the rotation and energetics of the locust (Schistocerca gregaria). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 193, 145-153.

Perrett, A., Pollard, H., Barnes, C., Schofield, M., Qie, L., Bosilj, P. and Brown, J. (2023) DeepVerge: Classification of Roadside Verge Biodiversity and Conservation Potential. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 102, 101968.

Tan, M.K., Duncan, J., Wahab, R., Lee, C.-Y., Japir, R., Chung, A.Y.C., Baroga-Barbecho, J.B., Yap, S.A. and Montealegre-Z, F. (2023) The calling songs of some katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea) from the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. Journal of Orthoptera Research, 31, 1-24.

Pike, T.W. and Burman, O.H.P. (2023) Simulating individual movement in fish. Scientific Reports, 13, 14581.

Hemp, C., Montealegre-Z, F., Woodrow, C. and Heller, K.-G. (2023) Bush-crickets with very special ears and songs - review of the East African Phaneropterinae genus Dioncomena Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1878, with notes on its biogeography and the description of new species. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 70.