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David Michael Shuker

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  1. 2020
  2. Published

    A single pleiotropic locus influences the rate of hybridization between two sibling species of Lygaeus bugs

    Balfour, V., Black, D. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2020, In : Ecology and Evolution. 10, 21, p. 12224-12232 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Genomics of sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Pannebakker, B. A., Cook, N., van den Heuvel, J., van de Zande, L. & Shuker, D. M., 20 Jul 2020, In : BMC Genomics. 21, 14 p., 499.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Mating failure shapes the patterns of sperm precedence in an insect

    Balfour, V. L., Black, D. & Shuker, D. M., 27 Jan 2020, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 74, 14 p., 25.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. 2019
  6. Published

    Local mate competition modifies the costs of mating in a mostly monandrous parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. A., Cook, N., Greenway, E. V., Glaser, G. L., Green, J. & Shuker, D. M., 5 Apr 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 2, p. 417-425 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Validating the demethylating effects of 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine in insects requires a whole-genome approach (A reply to Ellers et al.)

    Cook, N., Parker, D. J., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2019, In : American Naturalist. 194, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 2018
  9. Published

    An inconvenient truth: the unconsidered benefits of convenience polyandry

    Boulton, R. A., Zuk, M. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2018, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 33, 12, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Differential gene expression is not required for facultative sex allocation: a transcriptome analysis of brain tissue in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Boulton, R., Green, J., Trivedi, U., Tauber, E., Pannebakker, B. A., Ritchie, M. G. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 8 p., 171718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Divergence is not speciation, or why we need females: a comment on Tinghitella et al

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., 3 Jul 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 4, p. 801

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Sperm blocking is not a male adaptation to sperm competition in a parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. A., Cook, N., Green, J., Greenway, E. V. & Shuker, D. M., 13 Jan 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology. 29, 1, p. 253-263

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    The fitness effects of a pale mutant in the aposematic seed bug Lygaeus simulans indicate pleiotropy between warning coloration and life history

    Balfour, V. L., Aumont, C., Dougherty, L. R. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 24, p. 12855-12866 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. 2017
  15. Published

    Can females choose to avoid mating failure in the seed bug Lygaeus simulans?

    Greenway, E. V. G., Balfour, V. L. & Shuker, D. M., Jul 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 129, p. 61-69 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Reproductive interference in insects

    Shuker, D. M. & Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Aug 2017, In : Ecological Entomology. 42, S1, p. 65-75

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. 2016
  18. Published

    DNA methylation changes induced by long and short photoperiods in Nasonia

    Pegoraro, M., Bafna, A., Davies, N. J., Shuker, D. M. & Tauber, E., 1 Feb 2016, In : Genome Research. 26, 2, p. 203-210 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Exposure to the neonicotinoid imidacloprid disrupts sex allocation cue use during superparasitism in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Green, J., Shuker, D. M. & Whitehorn, P. R., 7 Nov 2016, In : Ecological Entomology. 41, 6, p. 693-697 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Polyandry is context-dependent but not convenient in a mostly monandrous wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., Feb 2016, In : Animal Behaviour. 112, p. 119-125

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    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 journalComment/debate

  22. Published

    Sex allocation and the evolution of insemination capacity under local mate competition

    Martel, V., Shuker, D. M., Boulton, R. A., Damiens, D. & Boivin, G., May 2016, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 159, 2, p. 230-242 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Variation in pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection on male genital size in two species of lygaeid bug

    Dougherty, L. R. & Shuker, D. M., Apr 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 4, p. 625-637 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 2015
  25. Published

    A sex allocation cost to polyandry in a parasitoid wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., 3 Jun 2015, In : Biology Letters. 11, 4 p., 20150205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Beyond sex allocation: the role of mating systems in sexual selection in parasitoid wasps

    Boulton, R. A., Collins, L. A. & Shuker, D. M., May 2015, In : Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 90, 2, p. 599-627 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  27. Published

    DNA methylation and sex allocation in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Pannebakker, B., Tauber, E. & Shuker, D. M., Oct 2015, In : American Naturalist. 186, 4, p. 513-518

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Do the benefits of polyandry scale with outbreeding?

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Auty, S. & Shuker, D. M., Sep 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology. 26, 5, p. 1423-1431 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Experimental reduction of intromittent organ length reduces male reproductive success in a bug

    Dougherty, L. R., Rahman, I. A., Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Greenway, E. V. G. & Shuker, D. M., 7 Jun 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1808, 8 p., 20150724.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Oviposition but not sex allocation is associated with transcriptomic changes in females of the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Cook, N., Trivedi, U., Pannebakker, B. A., Blaxter, M., Ritchie, M. G., Tauber, E., Sneddon, T. & Shuker, D. M., 1 Dec 2015, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5, 12, p. 2885-2892

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Patterns of reproductive isolation within and between two Lygaeus species characterized by sexual conflicts over mating

    Evans, G. M. V., Nowlan, T. & Shuker, D. M., Dec 2015, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 116, 4, p. 890-901 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Sex allocation theory reveals a hidden cost of neonicotinoid exposure in a parasitoid wasp

    Whitehorn, P. R., Cook, N., Blackburn, C. V., Gill, S. M., Green, J. & Shuker, D. M., May 2015, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282, 1807, 6 p., 20150389.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    The costs and benefits of multiple mating in a mostly monandrous wasp

    Boulton, R. & Shuker, D. M., Apr 2015, In : Evolution. 69, 4, p. 939-949 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    The extent and costs of reproductive interference among four species of true bug

    Shuker, D. M., Currie, N., Hoole, T. & Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Apr 2015, In : Population Ecology. 57, 2, p. 321-331 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    The repeatability of mating failure in a polyandrous bug

    Greenway, E. V. & Shuker, D. M., Aug 2015, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 8, p. 1578-1582

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. 2014
  37. Published

    Mate-guarding in a promiscuous insect: species discrimination influences context-dependent behaviour

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., Nov 2014, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 28, 6, p. 1031-1042 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    The evolutionary ecology of the Lygaeidae

    Burdfield-Steel, E. R. & Shuker, D. M., Jun 2014, In : Ecology and Evolution. 4, 11, p. 2278-2301 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  39. Published

    The niche construction perspective: a critical appraisal

    Scott-Phillips, T. C., Laland, K. N., Shuker, D. M., Dickins, T. E. & West, S. A., May 2014, In : Evolution. 68, 5, p. 1231-1243 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  40. 2013
  41. Published

    What, where and when: deconstructing memory

    Marshall, R., Hurly, T. A., Sturgeon, J., Shuker, D. M. & Healy, S. D., 7 Dec 2013, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280, 1772, 6 p., 20132194 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    The transcriptomic basis of oviposition behaviour in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis

    Pannebakker, B. A., Trivedi, U., Blaxter, M. A., Watt, R. & Shuker, D. M., 19 Jul 2013, In : PLoS One. 8, 7, 9 p., e68608.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. 2012
  44. Published

    The role of endosymbionts in the evolution of haploid-male genetic systems in scale insects (Coccoidea)

    Ross, L., Shuker, D. M., Normark, B. B. & Pen, I., May 2012, In : Ecology and Evolution. 2, 5, p. 1071-1081 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. 2011
  46. Published

    Inbreeding and selection on sex ratio in the bark beetle Xylosandrus germanus

    Keller, L., Peer, K., Bernasconi, C., Taborsky, M. & Shuker, D. M., 13 Dec 2011, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 11, p. - 6 p., 359.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Temperature, age of mating and starvation determine the role of maternal effects on sex allocation in the mealybug Planococcus citri

    Ross, L., Dealey, E. J., Beukeboom, L. W. & Shuker, D. M., May 2011, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 65, 5, p. 909-919 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    The quantitative genetic basis of sex ratio variation in Nasonia vitripennis: a QTL study

    Pannebakker, B. A., Watt, R., Knott, S. A., West, S. A. & Shuker, D. M., Jan 2011, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24, 1, p. 12-22 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. 2010
  50. Published

    Recombination and its impact on the genome of the haplodiploid parasitoid wasp Nasonia

    Niehuis, O., Gibson, J. D., Rosenberg, M. S., Pannebakker, B. A., Koevoets, T., Judson, A. K., Desjardins, C. A., Kennedy, K., Duggan, D., Beukeboom, L. W., van de Zande, L., Shuker, D. M., Werren, J. H. & Gadau, J., 19 Jan 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 1, 13 p., e8597.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    The coevolution of virulence: tolerance in perspective

    Little, T. J., Shuker, D. M., Colegrave, N., Day, T. & Graham, A. L., Sep 2010, In : PLoS Pathogens. 6, 9, 5 p., e1001006.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  52. 2009
  53. Published

    Why do adaptive immune responses cross-react?

    Fairlie-Clarke, KJ., Shuker, D. M. & Graham, AL., Feb 2009, In : Evolutionary Applications. 2, 1, p. 122-131 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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