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2 Citations (Scopus)

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

sexual conflict
spermatophore
spermatophores
female genitalia
moth
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hydrocarbons
Fertility
Insects
hydrocarbons
fecundity
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Female genitalia can evolve more rapidly and divergently than male genitalia

Simmons, L. & Fitzpatrick, J. L., 21 Mar 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Male Genitalia
Female Genitalia
Beetles
beetles
divergence

Male responses to sperm competition when rivals vary in number and familiarity

Lymbery, S. J., Tomkins, J. L. & Simmons, L. W., 30 Jan 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1895, 20182589.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sperm competition
familiarity
Spermatozoa
Seed
kin recognition

Male semelparity and multiple paternity confirmed in an arid-zone dasyurid

Hayes, G. L. T., Simmons, L. W., Dugand, R. J., Mills, H. R., Roberts, J. D., Tomkins, J. L. & Fisher, D. O., 21 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Zoology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semelparity
paternity
arid zones
Antechinus
litters (young animals)
1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Natural and sexual selection on cuticular hydrocarbons: a quantitative genetic analysis

Berson, J. D., Zuk, M. & Simmons, L. W., 15 May 2019, In : Proceedings. Biological sciences. 286, 1902, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Genetic Selection
quantitative genetics
genetic analysis
Hydrocarbons
sexual selection

Nongenetic paternal effects via seminal fluid

Simmons, L. W. & Lovegrove, M., Aug 2019, In : Evolution Letters. 3, 4, p. 403-411 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Protein and carbohydrate intakes alter gut microbial community structure in crickets: a Geometric Framework approach

Ng, S. H., Stat, M., Bunce, M., Simpson, S. J. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Aug 2019, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 95, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Gryllidae
cricket
carbohydrate
microbial community
community structure
sexual conflict
cricket
Gryllidae
nutrient intake
gender differences

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

Weapons
weapon
primate
Primates
trade-off
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual selection and its evolutionary consequences in female animals

Hare, R. M. & Simmons, L. W., Jun 2019, In : Biological Reviews. 94, 3, p. 929-956 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual selection
Animals
Bearings (structural)
Ceilings
gender
Open Access
Masculinity
Sexual Behavior
Costs and Cost Analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social cues affect quantitative genetic variation and covariation in animal personality traits

Rudin, F. S., Simmons, L. W. & Tomkins, J. L., Mar 2019, In : Evolution. 73, 3, p. 540-553

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantitative genetics
Cues
Personality
genetic variation
heritability

The evolution of female genitalia

Sloan, N. S. & Simmons, L. W., 26 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
Mus musculus
sperm
testes
spermatozoa
social environment
1 Citation (Scopus)
dung beetles
hydrocarbons
beetle
hydrocarbon
dietary restriction
Courtship
Gryllidae
cricket
courtship
antioxidant
8 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental manipulation reveals a trade-off between weapons and testes

Somjee, U., Miller, C., Tatarnic, N. J. & Simmons, L. W., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31, 1, p. 57-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
weapon
trade-off
testes
legs
resource allocation
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
Social Perception
prediction
Social Skills
2 Citations (Scopus)

Macronutrients and micronutrients drive trade-offs between male pre- and postmating sexual traits

Ng, S. H., Simpson, S. J. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Oct 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 10, p. 2380-2394 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dietary minerals
life history trait
life history
trace element
carbohydrate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perceived physical strength in men is attractive to women but may come at a cost to ejaculate quality

Foo, Y. Z., Simmons, L. W., Peters, M. & Rhodes, G., 1 Aug 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 142, p. 191-197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mating success
sexual selection
competitiveness
sperm
spermatozoa
1 Citation (Scopus)
sperm competition
Genitalia
phenotypic plasticity
Mus musculus
genitalia
10 Citations (Scopus)

Population density mediates the interaction between pre- and postmating sexual selection

McCullough, E. L., Buzatto, B. A. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Apr 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 4, p. 893-905 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Density
sexual selection
Testis
population density
Weapons

Probable marking behavior of Cerceris clypeata (Philanthinae, Crabronidae, Hymenoptera)

Alcock, J. & Simmons, L. W., 31 Dec 2018, In : Journal of hymenoptera research. 67, p. 121-125 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual selection across sensory modalities: Female choice of male behavioral and gustatory displays

Berson, J. D. & Simmons, L. W., 10 Sep 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 5, p. 1096-1104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual selection
hydrocarbons
hydrocarbon
Onthophagus taurus
courtship
8 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sperm competition
Spermatozoa
Health Expenditures
Gene Expression
gene expression
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sperm competition, sexual conflict, and speciation: A comment on Tinghitella et al.

Simmons, L. W., 3 Jul 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

State-dependent changes in risk-taking behaviour as a result of age and residual reproductive value

Moschilla, J. A., Tomkins, J. L. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Aug 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 142, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

risk behavior
assets
residual effects
animal
Teleogryllus oceanicus
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of the social environment and physical disturbance on personality traits

Rudin, F. S., Tomkins, J. L. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Apr 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 138, p. 109-121 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical disturbance
social environment
cricket
Gryllidae
acoustics
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
cricket
Gryllidae
intestinal microorganisms
microbial communities
microbial community

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
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

polyandry
dung beetles
Beetles
beetle
sexual selection

Changes in dominance status erode personality and behavioral syndromes

Rudin, F. S., Tomkins, J. L. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Jan 2017, In : Behavioral Ecology. 28, 1, p. 270-279 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary Trade-Off between Secondary Sexual Traits and Ejaculates

Simmons, L. W., Lüpold, S. & Fitzpatrick, J. L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32, 12, p. 964-976 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

weapon
trade-off
expenditure
mating systems
sexual selection
123 Downloads (Pure)
File
reproductive behavior
demography
population dynamics
climate
life history
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evolution reveals differences between phenotypic and evolutionary responses to population density

Mcnamara, K. B. & Simmons, L. W., Sep 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 9, p. 1763-1771

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immunity
population density
monophenol monooxygenase
Plodia interpunctella
sperm
4 Citations (Scopus)
100 Downloads (Pure)

Males harm females less when competing with familiar relatives

Lymbery, S. J. & Simmons, L. W., 29 Nov 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1867, 20171984.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
familiarity
Seed
Costs
relatedness
Productivity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional geometry of paternal effects on embryo mortality

Polak, M., Simmons, L. W., Benoit, J. B., Ruohonen, K., Simpson, S. J. & Solon-Biet, S. M., 11 Oct 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1864, 20171492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paternal effect
embryonic mortality
Nutrition
embryo
embryo (animal)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of facial attractiveness and health in humans

Foo, Y. Z., Simmons, L. W. & Rhodes, G., 3 Feb 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 12 p., 39731.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Adiposity
Semen Analysis
Health
Femininity
Skin Pigmentation
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Human Pheromones
Sex Attractants
Pheromones
Heterosexuality
16 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual conflict and correlated evolution between male persistence and female resistance traits in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus

Dougherty, L. R., van Lieshout, E., McNamara, K. B., Moschilla, J. A., Arnqvist, G. & Simmons, L. W., 31 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1855, 20170132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexual conflict
Callosobruchus maculatus
Bruchidae
Beetles
Seed
9 Citations (Scopus)
100 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
sperm competition
Weapons
weapon
fertilization (reproduction)
Fertilization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sperm competition suppresses gene drive among experimentally evolving populations of house mice

Manser, A., Lindholm, A. K., Simmons, L. W. & Firman, R. C., 1 Oct 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 20, p. 5784-5792 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sperm competition
Mus musculus
Spermatozoa
gene
Population
4 Citations (Scopus)
199 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
carotenoid
beta-carotene
human health
carotenoids
color
111 Downloads (Pure)
File
group size
alloparental behavior
reproductive success
66 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of sex hormones on immune function: a meta-analysis

Foo, Y. Z., Nakagawa, S., Rhodes, G. & Simmons, L. W., 1 Feb 2017, In : Biological Reviews. 92, 1, p. 551-571 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
sex hormones
Gonadal Steroid Hormones
meta-analysis
testosterone
Testosterone
1 Citation (Scopus)

The relationship between health and mating success in humans

Foo, Y. Z., Simmons, L. W. & Rhodes, G., 25 Jan 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 1, 11 p., 160603.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Health
Sexual Behavior
Semen Analysis
Oxidative Stress
10 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
micro-computed tomography
X-Ray Microtomography
Bruchidae
Beetles
Seed
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
polyandry
genetic variance
sperm
spermatozoa
competitiveness