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  • Leigh Simmons
2015

No evidence for a trade-off between sperm length and male premating weaponry

Lüpold, S., Simmons, L., Tomkins, J. & Fitzpatrick, J. L., 13 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 12, p. 2187-2195 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
233 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
24 Citations (Scopus)
200 Downloads (Pure)
2013
22 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual selection and the evolution of secondary sexual traits: Sex comb evolution in Drosophila

Snook, R. R., Gidaszewski, N. A., Chapman, T. & Simmons, L., 2013, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 26, 4, p. 912-918

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Why do female Callosobruchus maculatus kick their mates?

Van Lieshout, E., Mcnamara, K. & Simmons, L., 21 Apr 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 4, 5 p., e95747.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
229 Downloads (Pure)

The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems

Simmons, L. & Shuker, D., 2014, UK: Oxford University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2019

Female cuticular hydrocarbons can signal indirect fecundity benefits in an insect

Berson, J. D. & Simmons, L. W., 1 May 2019, In : Evolution. 73, 5, p. 982-989 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Impressions of sexual unfaithfulness and their accuracy show a degree of universality

Sutherland, C. A. M., Martin, L. M., Kloth, N., Simmons, L. W., Foo, Y. Z. & Rhodes, G., 1 Oct 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 10, e0205716.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2019

Sexual ornaments but not weapons trade off against testes size in primates

Lüpold, S., Simmons, L. W. & Grueter, C. C., 10 Apr 2019, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 286, 1900, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

A link between heritable parasite resistance and mate choice in dung beetles

Buzatto, B. A., Kotiaho, J. S., Assis, L. A. F. & Simmons, L. W., 28 Sep 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 5, p. 1382-1387 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Sex-specific pace-of-life syndromes

Moschilla, J. A., Tomkins, J. L. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Jan 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 4, p. 1096-1105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Benefits of polyandry: Molecular evidence from field-caught dung beetles

McCullough, E. L., Buzatto, B. A. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Jul 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 13, p. 3546-3555 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2020

Sexual selection shapes seminal vesicle secretion gene expression in house mice

Simmons, L. W., Sloan, N. S. & Firman, R. C., 1 Apr 2020, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 37, 4, p. 1114-1117 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

Women can judge sexual unfaithfulness from unfamiliar men's faces

Rhodes, G., Morley, G. & Simmons, L., 2013, In : Biology Letters. 9, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Evidence for stabilizing selection and slow divergent evolution of male genitalia in a millipede (antichiropus variabilis)

Wojcieszek, J. M. & Simmons, L., 2012, In : Evolution. 66, 4, p. 1138-1153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-CT scanning provides insight into the functional morphology of millipede genitalia

Wojcieszek, J. M., Austin, P., Harvey, M. & Simmons, L., 2012, In : Journal of Zoology. 287, p. 91-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Inbreeding depression in the competitive fertilization success of male crickets

Simmons, L., 2011, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24, p. 415–421

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Human Sperm Competition: Playing a Defensive Strategy

Leivers, S. & Simmons, L., 2014, In : Advances in the Study of Behavior. 46, p. 1-44

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2012
Open Access
31 Citations (Scopus)
2017
Open Access
File
11 Citations (Scopus)
283 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Experimental evolution of sperm competitiveness in a mammal

Firman, R. & Simmons, L., 2011, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11, 19, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
46 Citations (Scopus)
2018

The influence of diet and environment on the gut microbial community of field crickets

Ng, S. H., Stat, M., Bunce, M. & Simmons, L. W., 1 May 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 9, p. 4704-4720 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Evolutionary change in testes tissue composition among experimental populations of house mice

Firman, R., Garcia, P., Thyer, E., Wheeler, S., Yamin, Z., Yuan, M. & Simmons, L., 16 Mar 2015, In : Evolution. 69, 3, p. 848-855 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Function of copulatory plugs in house mice: Mating behavior and paternity outcomes of rival males

Sutter, A., Simmons, L., Lindholm, A. K. & Firman, R., Jan 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology. 27, 1, p. 185-195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
12 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Experimental evolution reveals divergence in female genital teeth morphology in response to sexual conflict intensity in a moth

McNamara, K. B., Dougherty, L. R., Wedell, N. & Simmons, L. W., 1 May 2019, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 32, 5, p. 519-524 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
3 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)
2014

The effect of maternal and paternal immune challenge on offspring immunity and reproduction in a cricket

Mcnamara, K., Van Lieshout, E. & Simmons, L., 2014, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27, 6, p. 1020-1028 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

Females suffer a reduction in the viability of stored sperm following an immune challenge

Mcnamara, K., Van Lieshout, E. & Simmons, L., 6 Jan 2014, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 27, 1, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid loss of behavioral plasticity and immunocompetence under intense sexual selection

Van Lieshout, E., Mcnamara, K. & Simmons, L., Sep 2014, In : Evolution. 68, 9, p. 2550-2558

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2016
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Sperm Competition

Simmons, L., 2014, The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems. Shuker, DM. & Simmons, LW. (eds.). UK: Oxford University Press, p. 181-203

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Relationships between sperm length and speed differ among three internally and three externally fertilizing species

Simpson, J. L., Humphries, S., Evans, J., Simmons, L. & Fitzpatrick, J., 23 Dec 2014, In : Evolution. 68, 1, p. 92-104 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)
2013
Open Access
145 Citations (Scopus)
2014
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

Experimental evidence for the evolution of the mammalian baculum by sexual selection

Simmons, L. & Firman, R., 23 Dec 2013, In : Evolution. 68, 1, p. 276-283 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
36 Citations (Scopus)
355 Downloads (Pure)
2016
Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)

Postcopulatory sexual selection when a female mates once

Dougherty, L. R., Simmons, L. W. & Shuker, D. M., Jun 2016, In : Animal Behaviour. 116, p. 13-16 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

15 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Low Pitched Voices Are Perceived as Masculine and Attractive but Do They Predict Semen Quality in Men?

Simmons, L., Peters, M. & Rhodes, G., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 12, p. 6 pages

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)

X-Ray sex: Sexual conflict caught in the act

Dougherty, L. R. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Oct 2018, In : Molecular Reproduction and Development. 85, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
2020

Gustatory cues to kinship among males moderate the productivity of females

Lymbery, S. J. & Simmons, L. W., 31 Jan 2020, In : Behavioral Ecology. 31, 1, p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Seminal Fluid Affects Sperm Viability in a Cricket

Simmons, L. & Beveridge, M., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 3, p. 1-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)
2014

The coevolution of ova defensiveness with sperm competitiveness in house mice

Firman, R., Gomendio, M., Roldán, E. R. S. & Simmons, L., Apr 2014, In : American Naturalist. 183, 4, p. 565-572

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
271 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Female preferences for acoustic and olfactory signals during courtship: Male crickets send multiple messages

Simmons, L., Thomas, M., Simmons, F. & Zuk, M., 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 5, p. 1099-1107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evolution reveals trade-offs between mating and immunity

Mcnamara, K., Wedell, N. & Simmons, L., 2013, In : Biology Letters. 9, 4, p. 4pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)

Divergence in genital morphology may contribute to mechanical reproductive isolation in a millipede

Wojcieszek, J. M. & Simmons, L., 2013, In : Ecology and Evolution. 3, 2, p. 334-343

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Sperm competition in humans: Mate guarding behavior negatively correlates with ejaculate quality

Leivers, S., Rhodes, G. & Simmons, L., 24 Sep 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 9, 8 p., e108099.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
9 Citations (Scopus)
212 Downloads (Pure)

Sexual selection and genital evolution

Simmons, L., 22 Jan 2014, In : Austral Entomology. 53, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2016

Selection on male physical performance during male-male competition and female choice

Mccullough, E. L. & Simmons, L. W., Sep 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology. 27, 5, p. 1288-1295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
2011
18 Citations (Scopus)