Publications

Some of the papers listed below include links to either publisher versions or post-referee but pre-copy edit pdfs, but please use email to request any reprint to which you do not have access through links below or your own library collection.

64) Ahnesjö I & Bussière LF. “Evolution of Animal Mating Systems.” In press. In Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. Douglas Futuyma. New York: Oxford University Press.

63) Buckerfield SJ, Quilliam RS, Bussière LF, Waldron S, Naylor L, Li S & Oliver DM. 2020. Chronic urban hotspots and agricultural drainage drive microbial pollution of karst water resources in rural developing regions. Sci. Tot. Environ. 744: 140898. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140898

62) Murray RL, Herridge EJ, Ness RW, Wiberg RAW, & Bussière LF. 2020. Competition for access to mates predicts female-specific ornamentation and male investment in relative testis size. Evolution 74:1741-1754. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13986

61) Etzler EA, Brown WD, Bussière LF, & Gwynne DT. 2020. Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) as the first known host of Stylogaster neglecta (Diptera: Conopidae). Can. Entomol. 152: 613-621. DOI: 10.4039/tce.2020.21

60) Santori C, Bussière LF & Houslay TM. 2020. Heightened perception of competition hastens courtship. Behav Ecol. 31:239-246 DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz183.

59) Murray RL, Gwynne DT & Bussière LF. 2019. The role of functional constraints in non-random mating patterns in a dance fly with female ornaments. J. Evol. Biol. 32:984-993 DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13500

58) Leivesley J, Bussière LF, Pemberton JM, Pilkington JG, Wilson K & Hayward AD. 2019. Survival costs of reproduction are mediated by parasite infection in wild Soay sheep. Ecol. Lett. DOI: 10.1111/ele.13275

57) Pollard C, Redpath S, Bussière LF, Keane A, Thompson D, Young J & Bunnefeld N. 2019. The impact of uncertainty on cooperation intent in a conservation conflict. J. Appl. Ecol. 56:1278-1288.

56) Hunter F & Bussière LF. 2019. Comparative evidence supports a role for reproductive allocation in the evolution of female ornament diversity. Ecol. Entomol. 44: 324-332.

55) Murray RL, Wheeler J, Gwynne DT & Bussière LF. 2018. Sexual selection on multiple female ornaments in dance flies. Proc. R. Soc. B. 285:20181525.

54) Bussière LF. 2018 How bombardier beetles survive being eaten, and other amazing animal defence mechanisms. The Conversation. Published Feb 6.

53) Murray RL, Herridge EJ, Ness RW & Bussière L. 2017 Are sex ratio distorting endosymbionts responsible for mating system variation among dance flies (Diptera: Empidinae)? PLoS ONE, 12(6): e0178364.

52) Houslay TM, Houslay KF, Rapkin J, Hunt J, Bussière LF. 2017. Mating opportunities and energetic constraints drive variation in age-dependent sexual signalling. Funct. Ecol. 31:728-741.

51) Bussière LF. 2016. Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection edited by John Hunt and David J. Hosken, Quart. Rev. Biol. 91: 515-516.

50) Bussière LF. 2016. Review of “Approaches to R education in Canadian Universities” by Carson & Basiliko. F1000Research Review DOI: 10.5256/f1000research.11021.r18125 15 Dec. 2016.

49) Herridge EJ, Murray RL, Gwynne DT, Bussière LF. 2016. Diversity in mating and parental sex roles. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. Ed. R Kliman. pp. 453-458.

48) Ahnesjö I, Bussière LF. 2016. eLetter response to “Darwinian sex roles confirmed across the animal kingdom” by Janicke et al. Published Mar 22. Sci. Adv.

47) Bussière LF. 2016 What species would become dominant on earth if humans died out? The Conversation. Published Jan 26.

46) Rotheray EL, Goulson D, Bussière LB. 2016. Growth, development and life history strategies in an unpredictable environment: case study of a rare hoverfly Blera fallax (Diptera: Syrphidae). Ecol. Entomol. 41:85-95.

45) Houslay TM, Hunt J, Tinsley MC & Bussière LF. 2015. Sex differences in the effects of juvenile and adult diet on age-dependent reproductive effort. J. Evol. Biol. 28:1067-1079.

44) 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.

43) 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.

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

41)  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.

40)  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.

39)  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.

38)  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.

37)  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.

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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