Publications

You may obtain reprints of the work below in two ways: by navigating to the official Stirling page and clicking on the tab listing our publications (where most of the papers below are linked to either freely available publisher versions or post-referee but pre-copy edit pdfs); or by emailing us to ask for a copy.

45) Lewis SM, Vahed K, Koene JM, Engqvist L, Bussière LF, Perry JC, Gwynne D & Lehmann GUC. 2014. Emerging issues in the evolution of animal nuptial gifts. Biol. Lett. 10:20140336.

44) Rotheray EL, Bussière LF, Moore P, Bergstrom L & Goulson D. 2014. Mark recapture estimates of dispersal ability and observations on the territorial behaviour of the rare hoverfly, Hammerschmidtia ferruginea (Diptera, Syrphidae). J. Insect Conserv. 18:179-188.

43)  Buser C, Ward PI & Bussière LF. 2014. Adaptive maternal plasticity in response to perceptions of larval competition. Funct. Ecol. 28:669-681.

42)  Schäfer MA, Berger D, Jochmann R, Blanckenhorn WU & Bussière LF. 2013. The developmental plasticity and functional significance of an additional sperm storage compartment in female yellow dung flies. Funct. Ecol. 27:1392-1402.

41)  Goulson D, Park K, Tinsley MC, Bussière LF & Vallejo-Marín M. 2013. Social learning drives handedness in nectar-robbing bumblebees. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 67:1141-1150.

40)  De Luca PA, Bussière LF, Souto-Vilaros D, Goulson D, Mason AC, & Vallejo-Marín M. 2013. Variability in bumblebee pollination buzzes affects the quantity of pollen released from flowers. Oecologia 172:805-816.

39)  Bussière LF, Tinsley MC & Laugen AT. 2013. Female preferences for masculine faces are probably not adaptations for securing good immunocompetence genes. Behav. Ecol. 24:593-594.

38)  Lee P, Bussière LF, Webber CE, Poole JH & Moss CJ. 2013. Enduring consequences of early experiences: 40 year effects on survival and success among African elephants (Loxodonta africana). Biol. Lett. 9:20130011.

37)  Rotheray EL. 2013. Differences in ecomorphology and microhabitat use of four saproxylic larvae (Diptera: Syrphidae) in Scots pine stump rot holes. Ecol. Entomol. 38:219-229.

36)  Rotheray EL, Lepais O, Nater A, Krützen M, Greminger M, Goulson D & Bussière LF. 2012. Genetic variation and population decline of an endangered hoverfly Blera fallax (Diptera: Syrphidae). Cons. Genet. 13:1283-1291.

35)  Wheeler J, Gwynne DT & Bussière LF. 2012. Stabilizing sexual selection for female ornaments in a dance fly. J. Evol. Biol. 25:1233-1242.

34)  Terenius O, Lindh J, Eriksson-Gonzales K, Bussière LF, Laugen AT, Bergquist H, Titanji K & Faye I. 2012. Midgut bacterial dynamics in Aedes aegypti. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 80:556-565.

33)  Amin MR, Bussière LF, Goulson D. 2012. Effects of male age and size on mating success in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. J. Insect Behav. 25:362-374.

32)  Demont M, Martin OY & Bussière LF. 2012. Wild yellow dung fly females may not select sperm based on dung pat microclimate but could nevertheless benefit from polyandry. Evol. Ecol. 26:715-731.

31)  Rotheray EL, Greminger MP, Nater A, Krützen M, Goulson D & Bussière LF. 2012. Polymorphic microsatellite loci for the endangered pine hoverfly Blera fallax. Cons. Genet. Res. 4:117-120.

30)  Houslay TM & Bussière LF. 2012. Sexual selection and life history allocation. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023667

29)  MacKenzie D, Bussière LF & Tinsley MC. 2011. Senescence of the cellular immune response in Drosophila melanogaster. Exp. Gerontol. 46:853-859.

28)  Demont M, Buser C, Martin O, Bussière LF. 2011. Natural levels of polyandry: differential sperm storage and temporal changes in sperm competition intensity in wild yellow dung flies. Funct. Ecol. 25:1079-1090.

27)  Thüler K, Bussière LF, Postma E, Ward PI, & Blanckenhorn WU. 2011. Genetic and environmental sources of covariance among reproductive traits in the yellow dung fly. J. Evol. Biol. 24:1477-1486.

26)  Jochmann R, Blanckenhorn WU, Bussiere LF, Eirkson CE, Jensen J, Kryger U, Lahr J, Lumaret J-P, Römbke J, Wardhaugh K & Floate KD. 2011. How to test non-target effects of veterinary pharmaceutical residues in livestock dung in the field. Integr. Environ. Assess. Manag. 7:287-296.

25)  Kelly CD, Bussière LF & Gwynne DT. 2010. Pairing and insemination patterns in a giant weta (Deinacrida rugosa: Orthoptera; Anostostomatidae). J. Ethol. 28:483-489.

24)  Fricke, C, Martin OY, Bretman A, Bussière LF & Chapman T. 2010. Sperm competitive ability and indices of lifetime reproductive success. Evolution 64:2746-2757.

23)  Blanckenhorn WU, Pemberton AJ, Bussière LF, Roembke J, & Floate KD. 2010. A review of the natural history and laboratory culture methods for the yellow dung fly, Scathophaga stercoraria (L.; Diptera: Scathophagidae). J. Ins. Sci. 10:11.

22)  Hall MD, Bussière LF, Demont M, Ward PI & Brooks R. 2010. Competitive PCR reveals the complexity of postcopulatory sexual selection in Teleogryllus commodus. Molec. Ecol. 19:610-619.

21)  Bussière LF, Demont M, Pemberton AJ, Hall MD & Ward PI. 2010. The assessment of insemination success in yellow dung flies using competitive PCR. Molec. Ecol. Res. 10:292-303.

20)  Hall, MD, Bussière LF & Brooks R. 2009. Diet-dependent female evolution influences male life-span in a nuptial feeding insect. J. Evol. Biol. 22:873-881.

19)  Hall, MD, Bussière LF & Brooks R. 2008. The effect of diet quality and wing morph on male and female reproductive investment in a nuptial feeding ground cricket. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3437.

18)  Bussière LF, Gwynne DT & Brooks R. 2008. Sexual selection on males and females in a role-reversed swarming dance-fly, Rhamphomyia longicauda (Diptera: Empididae). J. Evol. Biol. 21:1683-1691.

17)  Hall MD, Bussière LF, Hunt J & Brooks R. 2008. Experimental evidence that sexual conflict influences the opportunity, form and intensity of sexual selection. Evolution 62:2305-2315.

16)  Marshall DJ, Bonduriansky R & Bussière LF. 2008. Offspring size variation as a maternal bet- hedging strategy in unpredictable environments. Ecology 89:2506-2517.

15)  Kelly CD, Bussiere LF & Gwynne DT. 2008 Sexual selection for male mobility in a giant insect with female-biased size dimorphism. Am. Nat. 172:417-423.

14)  Bussière LF, Hunt JH, Stölting KN, Jennions MD & Brooks R. 2008. Mate choice for genetic quality when environments vary: suggestions for empirical progress. Genetica 134:69-78.

13)  Lorch PD, Bussière LF & Gwynne DT. 2008. Quantifying the potential for sexual dimorphism using upper limits on Bateman gradients. Behaviour 145:1-24.

12)  Gwynne DT, Bussière LF & Ivy TM. 2007. Female ornaments hinder escape from spider webs in a role-reversed swarming dance fly. Anim. Behav. 73:1077-1082.

11)  Bussière LF. 2007. Richard Dawkins: How a scientist changed the way we think (book review). ISBE Newsletter 19:17-18.

10)  Bussière LF, Hunt J, Jennions MD & Brooks R. 2006. Sexual conflict and cryptic female choice in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus. Evolution 60:792-800.

9)    Brooks R, Hunt J, Blows MW, Smith MJ, Bussière LF & Jennions MD. 2005. Experimental evidence for multivariate stabilizing sexual selection. Evolution 59:871-880.

8)    Bussière LF, Basit HA & Gwynne DT. 2005. Preferred males are not always good providers: female choice and male investment in tree crickets. Behav. Ecol. 16:223-231.

7)    Bussière LF, Clark AP & Gwynne DT. 2005. Precopulatory choice for cues of material benefits in tree crickets. Behav. Ecol. 16:255-259.

6)    Bussière LF & Head ML. 2004. Book review: Mating systems and strategies. Austr. Ecol. 29:603-604.

5)    Hunt J, Brooks R, Jennions MD, Smith MJ, Bentsen CL & Bussière LF. 2004. High-quality male field crickets invest heavily in sexual display but die young. Nature 432:1024-1027.

4)    Hunt J, Bussière LF, Jennions MD & Brooks R. 2004. What is genetic quality? Trends Ecol. Evol. 19:329-333.

3)    Brooks R, Bussière LF, Jennions MD & Hunt J. 2004. Sinister strategies succeed at the 2003 cricket world cup. Proc R. Soc. Lond. B (Suppl) 271:S64-S66.

2)    Gwynne DT & Bussière LF. 2002. Female mating swarms increase predation risk in a ‘role-reversed’ dance fly (Diptera: Empididae: Rhamphomyia longicauda Loew). Behaviour 139:1425-1430.

1)     Bussière LF. 2002. A model of the interaction between “good genes” and direct benefits in courtship feeding animals: when do males of high genetic quality invest less? Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 357:309-317.

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