Publications from Research Done in Our Lab:

Publications in Refereed Journals and Chapters in Books

Ting, J.J., K.A. Judge and D.T. Gwynne. 2017. Listening to male song induces female field crickets to differentially allocate reproductive resources. Journal of Orthoptera Research 26: 205-210

Kelly, C.D and D.T. Gwynne. 2017. Do Male Cook Strait Giant Weta Prudently Allocate Sperm? Journal of  Insect Behavior 30: 308-317

Kelly, C.D and D.T. Gwynne. 2016. The effect of condition on mate searching speed and copulation frequency in the Cook Strait giant weta. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 1403-1409

Gwynne, D.T. 2016. Sexual selection: roles evolving. Current Biology 26: R395-R396

Ercit, K., and D.T. Gwynne. 2016. A novel method of comparing mating success and survival reveals similar sexual and viability selection for mobility traits in female tree crickets. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 1189-1200

Herridge, E.J., Murray, R.L., Gwynne, D.T., and Bussière, L.F. (2016) Diversity in Mating and Parental Sex Roles, In: Kliman, R.M. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. vol. 2, pp. 453–458. Oxford: Academic Press

Gwynne D. T., D. Punzalan and J. Hunt. 2015. Viability selection on female fly finery in the wild. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 116: 530-540

Ercit, K., and D. T. Gwynne. 2015. Darwinian balancing selection: predation counters sexual selection in a wild insect. Evolution 69: 419-430

Ercit,K., A. Martinez-Novoa and D. T. Gwynne. 2014. Egg load decreases mobility and increases predation risk in female black-horned tree crickets (Oecanthus nigricornis). PLOS One. 9(10): e110298

Judge, K.A., J. Ting and D.T. Gwynne. 2014. Condition dependence of female choosiness in a field cricket? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 2529-2540

Vincent, C.M. and D.T. Gwynne. 2014. Sex-biases in immunity track reproductive investment and the direction of sexual competition. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 281: 20140333

Lewis, S.M., K. Vahed, J. M. Koene, L. Engqvist, L. F. Bussiere, J. C. Perry, D. T. Gwynne and G. Lehmann. 2014. Emerging issues in the evolution of animal nuptial gifts. Biology Lettersdoi:10.1098/rsbl.2014.0336. 10

McCartney, J., M.A. Potter. A.W. Roberston, K-G Heller and D.T. Gwynne. 2013. Evidence of natural and sexual selection shaping the size of the nuptial gifts among a single bush-cricket genus (Poecilimon; Tettigoniidae): An analysis of sperm transfer patterns. In: Sexual Selection (Eds. R. Geldani and M. Davin). Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 978-1-62808-805-2

Gwynne, D.T. and P. Lorch. 2012. Mating Failures as a Consequence of Sexual Selection on Females. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applica 146:3-10 DOI: 10.1111/eea.12000

Wheeler, J, L.Bussière & D.T. Gwynne. 2012. Stabilizing Sexual Selection for Female Ornaments in a Dance Fly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 1233-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02522.x

Freedman, W. J. Hutchings, D. T. Gwynne, J. Smol, R. Suffling, R. Turkington and R. Walker. 2013. Ecology—A Canadian Context. Nelson Publishers.

McCartney, J., H. Kokko, K.-G. Heller and D.T. Gwynne. 2012. The evolution of sex differences in mate searching when females benefit: new theory and a comparative test. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 1225-1232. [PDF]

Wheeler, J., D.T. Gwynne and L.F. Bussière. 2012. Stabilizing sexual selection for female ornaments in a dance fly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25:1233–1242. [PDF]

Abbot, P., J. Abe, J. Alcock, S. Alizon, J.A.C. Alpedrinha, M. Andersson, J.-B. Andre, et al. 2011. Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature 471(7339):E1-E4. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T., K.A. Judge and C.D. Kelly. 2010. Evidence for male allocation in pipefish? Nature 466: E11. [PDF]

Judge, KA, J.J. Ting, J. Schneider and M.J. Fitzpatrick. 2010. A lover, not a fighter: mating causes male crickets to lose fights. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:1971-1979. [PDF]

Judge, K.A., K.-C. Tran and D.T. Gwynne. 2010. The relative effects of mating status and age on the mating behaviour of female field crickets. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88(2):219-223. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D., L.F. Bussière and D.T. Gwynne. 2010.  Pairing and insemination patterns in giant weta (Deinacrida rugosa: Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae). Journal of Ethology 28:483-489. [PDF]

Piascik, E.K., K.A. Judge and D.T. Gwynne. 2010. Polyandry and tibial spur chewing in the Carolina ground cricket (Eunemobius carolinus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 88:988-994. [PDF]

Robson, L.J. and D.T. Gwynne. 2010. Measuring sexual selection on females in sex-role-reversed Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex, Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23:1528–1537. [PDF]

den Hollander, M. and D.T. Gwynne. 2009. Female fitness consequences of male harassment and copulation in seed beetles, Callosobruchus maculates. Animal Behaviour 78 (5):1061-1070. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2009. Book Review of: Evolution and Christian Faith: Reflections of an Evolutionary Biologist by Joan Roughgarden (Island Press, Washington). American Entomologist55: 203. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T.  2009. Mating behavior. Pages 604-609 in Encyclopedia of Insects Second Edition. (Eds. V. Resh and R. Cardé).  Academic Press. [PDF]

Ursprung, C., M. den Hollander, and D.T. Gwynne. 2009. Female seed beetles, Callosobruchus maculatus, remate for male-supplied water rather than ejaculate nutrition. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Published online: 28 January 2009. [PDF]

Bussière, L.F., D.T. Gwynne, and R. Brooks. 2008. Contrasting sexual selection on males and females in a role-reversed swarming dance fly, Rhamphomyia longicauda Loew (Diptera: Empididae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21:1683-1691. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2008. Sexual conflict over nuptial gifts in insects. Annual Review of Entomology 53:83-101. [PDF]

Judge, K.A., and V.L. Bonanno. 2008. Male weaponry in a fighting cricket. PLoS ONE 3:e3980. [PDF]
(Appeared in the “Research Highlights” of the January 15th issue of Nature)

Judge, K.A., J.J. Ting, and D.T. Gwynne. 2008. Condition dependence of male life span and calling effort in a field cricket. Evolution 62:868-878. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2008. Identifying a causal agent of sexual selection on weaponry in an insect. Behavioral Ecology 19:184-192. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2008. Sperm investment in relation to weapon size in a male trimorphic insect? Behavioral Ecology 19:1018-1024. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2008. The interrelationships between resource-holding potential, resource-value and reproductive success in territorial males: how much variation can we explain?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:855-871. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2008. Why do male tree weta aggressively evict females from galleries after mating? Ethology 114:203-208. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D., L.F. Bussière and D.T. Gwynne. 2008. Sexual selection for male mobility in a giant insect with female-biased size dimorphism. American Naturalist172:417-423. [PDF]

Lorch, P.D., L.F. Bussière and D.T. Gwynne. 2008. Quantifying the potential for sexual dimorphism using upper limits on Bateman gradients. Behaviour 145:1-24.[PDF]

Sword, G.A., P.D. Lorch and D.T. Gwynne. 2008. Radiotelemetric analysis of the effects of prevailing wind direction on Mormon cricket migratory band movement. Environmental Entomology 37:889-896. [PDF]

Bailey, N.W., D.T. Gwynne and M.G. Ritchie. 2007. Dispersal differences predict population genetic structure in Mormon crickets. Molecular Ecology 16:2079-2089. [PDF]

Bailey, N.W., D.T. Gwynne, W.V. Bailey and M.G. Ritchie. 2007. Multiple differences in calling songs and other traits between solitary and gregarious Mormon crickets from allopatric mtDNA clades. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:5. [PDF]

Del Castillo, R.C. and D.T. Gwynne. 2007. Increase in song frequency decreases spermatophore size: correlative evidence of a macroevolutionary trade-off in katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:1028-1036. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T., L.F. Bussière and T.M. Ivy. 2007. Female ornaments hinder escape from spider webs in a role-reversed swarming dance fly. Animal Behaviour 73:1077-1082. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2006. Replicating empirical research in behavioral ecology: how and why it should be done but rarely ever is. Quarterly Review of Biology 81:221-236. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2006. The relationship between resource control, association with females and male weapon size in a male dominance insect. Ethology 112:362-369. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2006. Fighting for harems: assessment strategies during male-male contests in the sexually dimorphic Wellington tree weta. Animal Behaviour 72:727-736. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2006. Movement patterns and gallery use by the sexually dimorphic Wellington tree weta. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 30:273-278. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2006. Resource quality or harem size: what influences male tenure at refuge sites in tree weta (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae)? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60:175-183. [PDF]

McCartney, J., D.P. Armstrong, D.T. Gwynne, C.D. Kelly and R.J. Barker. 2006. Estimating abundance, age structure and sex ratio of a recently discovered New Zealand tusked weta Motuweta riparia (Orthoptera, Anostostomatidae), using mark-recapture analysis. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 30:229-235. [PDF]

Bailey, N.W., D.T. Gwynne and M.G. Ritchie. 2005. Are solitary and gregarious Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex, Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) genetically distinct? Heredity 95:166-173. [PDF]

Bussière, L.F., H.A. Basit and D.T. Gwynne. 2005. Preferred males are not always good providers: female choice and male investment in tree crickets. Behavioral Ecology 16:223-231. [Link]

Bussière, L.F., A.P. Clark and D.T. Gwynne. 2005. Precopulatory choice for cues of material benefits in tree crickets. Behavioral Ecology 16:255-259. [Link]

Gwynne, D.T. 2005. The secondary copulatory organ in female ground weta (Hemiandrus pallitarsis, Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae): a sexually selected device? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 85:463-469. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2005. Sexual selection and infection by ectoparasites in Wellington tree weta, Hemideina crassidens (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae). Austral Ecology30:648-654. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2005. Understanding mammalian evolution using Bayesian phylogenetic inference. Mammal Review 35:188-198. [PDF]

Lorch, P.D., G.A. Sword, D.T. Gwynne and G.L. Anderson. 2005. Radiotelemetry reveals differences in individual movement patterns between outbreak and non-outbreak Mormon cricket populations. Ecological Entomology 30:545-555. [PDF]

Sword, G.A., P.D. Lorch and D.T. Gwynne. 2005. Migratory bands give crickets protection. Nature 433:703. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2004. Sexual differences in response to larval food stress in two nuptial feeding orthopterans – implications for sexual selection. Oikos 105:619-625. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2004. Reproductive behavior of ground weta (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae): drumming behavior, nuptial feeding, post-copulatory guarding and maternal care. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 77:414-428. [PDF]

Kelly, C.D. 2004. Allometry and sexual selection of male weaponry in Wellington tree weta, Hemideina crassidens. Behavioral Ecology 16:145-152. [Link]

Laird, G., D.T. Gwynne and M.C.B. Andrade. 2004. Extreme repeated mating as a counter-adaptation to sexual conflict? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 271:S402-S404. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. and C.D. Kelly. 2004. Do the Imates have it? Evolution 58:1877-1879. (Review of the book Mating Systems and Strategies by S.M. Shuster and M.J. Wade) [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2003. Mating Behaviors. Chapter in Encyclopedia of Insects (Eds. V.H. Resh and R.T. Cardé). Academic Press/Elsevier Science. 1266 pages.

Gwynne, D.T. and L.F. Bussière. 2002. Female mating swarms increase predation risk in a ‘role-reversed’ dance fly (Diptera: Empididae: Rhamphomyia longicauda Loew). Behaviour 139:1425-1430. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2002. A secondary copulatory structure in a female insect: a clasp for a nuptial meal? Naturwissenschaften 89:125-127. [PDF]

Bussière, L.F. 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? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 357:309-317. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 2002. Song science from physiology to fitness Science 298:545-546. (Review of the book Acoustic Communication in Insects and Anurans by H.C. Gerhardt and F. Huber) [PDF]

Lorch, P.D. and D.T. Gwynne. 2000. Radio-telemetric evidence of migration in the gregarious but not the solitary morph of the Mormon cricket (Anabrus simplex: Orthoptera : Tettigoniidae). Naturwissenschaften 87:370-372. [PDF]

Andrade, M.C.B. and A.C. Mason. 2000. Male condition, female choice, and extreme variation in repeated mating in a scaly cricket, Ornebius aperta (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Mogoplistinae). Journal of Insect Behavior 13:483-497.

Gwynne, D.T. and W.J. Bailey. 1999. Female-female competition in katydids: sexual selection for increased sensitivity to a male signal? Evolution 53:546-551. [PDF]

Lorch, P. and J. Eadie. 1999. The power of the concentrated-changes test for correlated evolution. Systematic Biology 48:170-191.

Andrade, M.C.B. 1998. Female hunger explains variation in sexual cannibalism despite male sacrifice in the redback spider. Behavioral Ecology 9:33-42. (Winner of the Pitelka Award for Excellence in Research for the best research published by a young investigator in Behavioral Ecology from 1997-1999)

Gwynne, D.T., W.J. Bailey and A. Annells. 1998. The sex in short supply for matings varies over small spatial scales in a katydid (Kawanaphila nartee, Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 42:157-162. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. and I. Jamieson. 1998. Sexual selection and sexual dimorphism in a harem-defending insect, the alpine weta (Hemideina maori, Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae). Ethology, Ecology & Evolution 10:393-402. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 1998. Genitally does it. Nature 393:734-735. (Commentary on paper in same issue on sexual selection and insect genitalia (by G. Arnqvist))

Gwynne, D.T. and G.K. Morris. 1998. Instrumental insects. Nature 394:335. (Review of the book The Songs of the Grasshoppers and Crickets of Western Europeby Ragge and Reynolds)

Brown, W.D. 1997. Courtship feeding in tree crickets increases insemination and female reproductive life-span. Animal Behaviour 54:1369-1382.

Brown, W.D. 1997. Female remating and the intensity of female choice in black-horned tree crickets, Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Oecanthinae). Behavioral Ecology 8:66-74.

Brown, W.D. and D.T. Gwynne. 1997. Evolution of mating in crickets, katydids, and wetas (Ensifera). Pages 279-312, in The Bionomics of Grasshoppers, Katydids and their Kin (Eds. S.K. Gangwere, M.C. Mulalirangen & M. Muralirangen). Oxford: CAB International.

Gwynne, D.T. 1997. The evolution of edible “sperm sacs” and other forms of courtship feeding in crickets, katydids and their kin (Orthoptera: Ensifera). Pages 110-139, in The Evolution of Mating Systems in Insects and Arachnids (ed. J. Choe and B. Crespi). Cambridge University Press.

Andrade, M.C.B. 1996. Sexual selection for copulatory suicide in the Australian redback spider. Science 271:70-72.

Brown, W.D., J. Wideman, M.C.B. Andrade, A.C. Mason and D.T. Gwynne. 1996. Female choice for an indicator of male competitiveness in the song of the black-horned tree cricket Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Oecanthinae). Evolution 50(6):2400-2411.

Brown, W.D. and M. Polak. 1995. Courtship and size-related mating patterns in Cleogonus rubetra (Fabricus). Journal of Insect Behavior 8:453-463.

Gwynne, D.T. 1995. Variation in bushcricket nuptial gifts may be due to common ancestry rather than ecology as taxonomy and diet are almost perfectly confounded. Behavioral Ecology6:458. (Note in response to a published paper)

Gwynne, D.T. 1995. A phylogeny of Ensifera (Orthoptera): a hypothesis supporting multiple origins of acoustical signalling, complex spermatophores and maternal care in crickets, katydids and weta. Journal of Orthoptera Research 4:203-218. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. and W.A. Snedden. 1995. Paternity and remating in Requena verticalis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Ecological Entomology 20:191-194.

Proctor, H.C., R.L. Baker and D.T. Gwynne. 1995. Mating behaviour and spermatophore morphology: a comparative test of the female-choice hypothesis. Canadian Journal of Zoology73:2010-2020.

Gwynne, D.T. and W.D. Brown. 1994. Mate feeding, offspring investment and sexual differences in katydids (Orthoptera, Tettigonidae). Behavioral Ecology 5:267-272.

Robertson, I.C. 1994. Extra-pair bond copulations in burying beetles. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 67:418-420.

Brown, W.D. 1993. The cause of size-assortative mating in the leaf beetle Trirhabda canadensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 33:151-157.

Gwynne, D.T. 1993. Food quality controls sexual selection in Mormon crickets by altering male mating investment. Ecology 74:1406-1413.

Robertson, I.C. 1993. Nest intrusions, infanticide and parental care in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus orbicollis (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Journal of Zoology (Lond.) 231:583-593.

Simmons, L.W. and D.T. Gwynne. 1993. Reproductive investment in bushcrickets: the allocation of male and female nutrients to offspring. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B)252:1-5.

Tuckerman, J., D.T. Gwynne and G.K. Morris. 1993. Reliable acoustic cues for female mate preference in a katydid (Scudderia curvicauda, Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Behavioral Ecology 4:106-113.

Lynam, A.J., S. Morris and D.T. Gwynne. 1992. Differential mating success of virgin female katydids Reguena verticalis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 5:51-59.

Proctor, H. 1992. Sensory exploitation and male mating behavior: a cladistic test using watermites (Acari: Parasitengona). Animal Behaviour 44:745-752.

Proctor, H. 1992. Discord between field and laboratory sex ratios of the watermite Neumania papillator (Acari: Unionicolidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 70:2483-2486.

Proctor, H. 1992. Effect of food deprivation on mate searching and spermatophore production in male watermites (Acari: Unionicolidae). Functional Ecology 6:661-665.

Proctor, H. 1992. Cohabitation of six species of spiders in webs of Cyrtophora moluccensis (Araneae, Araneidae). Journal of Arachnology 20:144-145.

Proctor, H. 1992. Mating behaviour and spermatophore morphology of watermites (Acari: Parasitengona). Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 106:341-384.

Robertson, I.C. 1992. Relative abundance of Nicrophorus pustulatus (Coleoptera: Silphidae) in a burying beetle community, with notes on its reproductive behavior. Psyche 99:189-198.

Alcock, J. and D.T. Gwynne. 1991. Evolution of insect mating systems: The impact of individual selectionist thinking. Chapter in Reproductive Behaviour in Insects: Individuals and Populations (Eds. W. Bailey and J. Ridsdill Smith).

Gwynne, D.T. 1991. Sexual competition among females: what causes courtship-role reversal? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 6:118-121. (Review article requested by editor) [PDF]

Proctor, H. 1991. The evolution of copulation in watermites: a comparative test for non-reversing characters. Evolution 45:558-567. [PDF]

Proctor, H. 1991. Courtship in Neumania watermites: male capitalize on female adptations for predation. Animal Behaviour 42:589-598.

Simmons, L.W. and D.T. Gwynne. 1991. The refractory period of female katydids: sexual conflict over the remating interval? Behavioral Ecology 2:276-282.

Gwynne, D.T. 1990. Testing parental investment and the control of sexual selection in katydids: the operational sex ratio. American Naturalist 136:474-484. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 1990. The katydid spermatophore: evolution of a parental investment. Chapter 3 (pp 27-40) in The Biology of Tettigoniidae (Eds. D.C. Rentz and W. Bailey).

Gwynne, D.T. and L.W. Simmons. 1990. Experimental reversal of courtship roles in an insect. Nature 346:172-174. (This research was featured on the cover of the 12 July issue of Nature.)

Alcock, J., D.T. Gwynne and I. Dadour. 1989. Acoustic signalling, territoriality and mating in whistling moths (Agaristidae, Hecatesia thyridion). Journal of Insect Behavior 2:27-37.

Gwynne, D.T. 1989. Book review of The Natural History and Behaviour of North American Bee Wolves by H.E. Evans and K.M. O’Neill. Animal Behaviour 37:521.

Gwynne, D.T. 1989. Does copulation increase the risk of predation? Trends In Ecology and Evolution 4:54-56. [PDF]

Morris, G.K., D.T. Gwynne, D. Klimas and S. Sakaluk. 1989. Virgin male mating advantage in a primitive acoustic insect (Orthoptera: Haglidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 2:173-185.

Alcock, J. and D.T. Gwynne. 1988. The mating system of Vanessa kershawi: males defend landmark territories as mate encounter sites. Journal of Research on Lepidoptera 26:116-124.

Gwynne, D.T. 1988. Courtship feeding in katydids benefits the mating male’s offspring. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 23:373-377.

Gwynne, D.T. 1988. Courtship feeding and the fitness of female katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Requena verticalis). Evolution 42:545-555. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. and W.J. Bailey. 1988. Mating systems, mate choice and ultrasonic calling in a zaprochiline katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Behaviour 105:202-223.

Gwynne, D.T., P. Yeoh and A. Schatral. 1988. The singing insects of King’s Park and Perth gardens. Western Australian Naturalist 17:25-71. (monograph)

Alcock, J. and D.T. Gwynne. 1987. Courtship feeding and mate choice in thynnine wasps (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 35:451-456.

Gwynne, D.T. 1987. Sex-biased predation and the risky mate-locating tactics of male tick-tock cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae). Animal Behaviour 35:571-576.

Gwynne, D.T. 1986. Courtship feeding in katydids: investment in offspring or in obtaining fertilizations? (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). American Naturalist 128:342-352.

Gwynne, D.T. 1986. Reply to: Stepfathers in insects and their pseudo-parental investment. Ethology (Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie) 71:74-77.

Gwynne, D.T. 1986. Book review of Behavioral Ecology: Ecological Consequences of Adaptive Behaviour (Eds. R.M. Sibley and R.H. Smith). Quarterly Review of Biology 61:431-432.

Gwynne, D.T. and E.D. Edwards. 1986. Ultrasound production by genital stridulation in Syntonarcha iriastis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): long-distance signalling by male moths? Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 88:363-376.

Gwynne, D.T. and G.K. Morris. 1986. Heterospecific recognition and behavioral isolation in acoustic Orthoptera (Insecta). Evolutionary Theory 8:33-38.

Thornhill, R. and D.T. Gwynne. 1986. The evolution of sexual differences in insects. American Scientist 74:382-389.

Gwynne, D.T. 1985. Role reversal in katydids: habitat influences reproductive behaviour (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Metaballus sp). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 16:355-361.

Gwynne, D.T. and I.R. Dadour. 1985. A new mechanism of sound production by courting male jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Saitis michaelseni). Journal of Zoology 207:35-42.

Bowen, B., C. Codd and D.T. Gwynne. 1984. The katydid spermatophore (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): male nutrient investment and its fate in the mated female. Australian Journal of Zoology 32:23-31.

Dodson, G.N. and D.T. Gwynne. 1984. A digger wasp preying on a Jerusalem cricket. Pan Pacific Entomologist 60:297-299.

Gwynne, D.T. 1984. Sexual selection and sexual differences in Mormon crickets (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Anabrus simplex). Evolution 38:1011-1022. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 1984. Nuptial feeding behaviour and female choice of mates in Harpobittacus similis (Mecoptera: Bittacidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 23:271-276.

Gwynne, D.T. 1984. Courtship feeding increases female reproductive success in bushcrickets. Nature 307:361-363.

Gwynne, D.T. 1984. Male mating effort, confidence of paternity and insect sperm competition. Pages 117-149, in Sperm Competition and the Evolution of Animal Mating Systems (Ed. R.L. Smith). Academic Press.

Gwynne, D.T., B. Bowen and C. Codd. 1984. The function of the katydid spermatophore and its role in fecundity and insemination (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 32:15-22.

Dodson G.N., G.K. Morris and D.T. Gwynne. 1983. Mating behaviour of the primitive Orthopteran genus Cyphoderris. Pages 305-318, in Orthopteran Mating Systems: Sexual Competition in a Diverse Group of Insects (Eds. D.T. Gwynne and G.K. Morris). Westview Press, Boulder.

Gwynne, D.T. 1983. Male nutritional investment and the evolution of sexual differences in the Tettigoniidae and other Orthoptera. Pages 337-366, in Orthopteran Mating Systems: Sexual Competition in a Diverse Group of Insects (Eds. D.T. Gwynne and G.K. Morris). Westview Press, Boulder.

Gwynne, D.T. and G.N. Dodson. 1983. Non-random provisioning by the digger wasp Palmodes laeviventris (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 76:434-436.

Gwynne, D.T. and D.C.F. Rentz. 1983. Beetles on the bottle: male bupestrids mistake stubbies for females. Journal of the Entomological Society of Australia 22:79-80.

Gwynne, D.T. 1982. Mate selection by female katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Conocephalus nigropleurum). Animal Behaviour 30:734-738.

Gwynne, D.T. 1981. Nesting biology of the bumblebee wolf, Philanthus bicinctus (Mickel) (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). American Midland Naturalist 105:130-138.

Gwynne, D.T. 1981. Sexual difference theory: Mormon crickets show role reversal in mate choice. Science 213:779-780.

Gwynne, D.T. 1980. Female defence polygyny in the bumblebee wolf, Philanthus bicinctus (Mickel) (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 7:213-225.

Gwynne, D.T. and K.M. O’Neill. 1980. Territoriality in digger wasps results in sex-biased predation on males (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Philanthus). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 53:220-224.

Gwynne, D.T. 1979. Nesting biology of the spider wasps (Hymenoptera, Pompilidae) which prey on burrowing wolf spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae, Geolycosa). Journal of Natural History 13:681-692.

Ahlbrandt, T.S., S. Andrews and D.T. Gwynne. 1978. Bioturbation in eolian deposits. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology 48:839-848.

Gwynne, D.T. 1978. Male territoriality in bumblebee wolf, Philanthus bicinctus (Mickel) (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae) – observations on behavior of individual males. Journal of Comparative Ethology 47:89-103.

Morris, G.K. and D.T. Gwynne. 1978. Geographical distribution and biological observations of Cyphoderris (Orthoptera: Haglidae) with a description of a new species. Psyche 85:147-167.

Gwynne, D.T. 1977. Mating behavior of Neoconocephalus ensiger (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) with notes on calling song. Canadian Entomologist 109:237-242.

Gwynne, D.T. 1976. Observations on nesting behavior of Ammophila nasalis (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 52:335-338.

Gwynne, D.T. and J. Watkiss. 1975. Burrow-blocking behavior in Geolycosa wrightii (Araneae, Lycosidae). Animal Behaviour 23:953.

Morris, G.K., G.E. Kerr and D.T. Gwynne. 1975. Ontogeny of phonotaxis in Orchelimum gladiator (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae, Conocephalinae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 53:1127-1130.


Gwynne, D.T. 2001. Katydids and Bush-crickets: Reproductive Behavior and Evolution of the Tettigoniidae. Cornell University Press: Ithaca, New York. 317 pages, 150 figures, 24 colour plates.

Gwynne, D.T. and G.K. Morris (eds). 1983. Orthopteran Mating Systems: Sexual Competition in a Diverse Group of Insects. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, 376 pages.

PhD and MSc Theses

Judge, K.A. 2008. Survival, song and sexual selection. PhD Thesis.

Wheeler, J. 2008. Sexual selection and female ornamentation in a role-reversed dance fly. MSc Thesis.

den Hollander, M. 2007. MSc Thesis.

Kelly, C.K. 2005. Sexual selection, mating system and ecology of the Wellington tree weta (Hemideina crassidens). PhD Thesis.

Justus, J.A. 2004. Ecology and evolution of mate choice in a fish with paternal care (Pumpkinseed sunfish: Lepomis gibbosus). PhD Thesis.

Laird, G. 2003. Repeat and multiple mating in an Australian scaly cricket, Ornebius aperta (Orthoptera: Mogoplistidae). MSc Thesis.

Bussière, L.F. 2003. The influence of female mate choice on courtship-feeding by males. PhD Thesis.

Lorch, P.D. 2000. Life history and sexual selection. PhD Thesis.

Andrade, M.C.B. 1995. Sexual cannibalism in the redback spider (Latrodectus hasselti Thorell): natural selection for female feeding and sexual selection for male sacrifice. MSc Thesis.

Brown, W.D. 1994. Mechanisms of female mate choice in the black-horned tree cricket, Oecanthus nigricornis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Oecanthinae). PhD Thesis.

Proctor, H.C. 1992. The evolution of sperm transfer behaviour in water mites (Acari: Parasitengona). PhD Thesis (cosupervised with R.L. Baker).

Robertson, I.C. 1992. Parental care behaviour in two species of burying beetles in eastern Ontario (Coleoptera: Silphidae). MSc Thesis.

Tuckerman, J.F. 1990. Cues and tactics for female mate choice in Scudderia curvicauda. MSc Thesis.

World Wide Web Contributions

Gwynne, D.T. and L. DeSutter. 1996. Ensifera (a phylogeny and page of information on this orthopteran suborder). On the Tree of Life (University of Arizona – based website devoted to a phylogeny of all life: ed. D. Maddison). (Last saved, Dec. 4 1996)

Gwynne, D.T., L. DeSutter, P. Flook and H. Rowell. 1996. Orthoptera (a phylogeny and page of information on this insect order). On the Tree of Life (University of Arizona – based website devoted to a phylogeny of all life: ed. D. Maddison). (Last saved, Dec. 4 1996)

Popular Publications, and Book Reviews

Gwynne, D.T. and C.D. Kelly. 2011. Weta Sex: Fast and Furious. Forest & Bird Magazine. May:340. [PDF]

Gwynne, D.T. 1997. Glandular gifts. Scientific American 277:46-51.

Gwynne, D.T. 1996. An Ultrasonic walk in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia. CD and Chapter 6, in Nature Sounds of Australia: Australia’s Heritage in Sound (ed. D.C.F. Rentz). (Text and CD recordings)

Gwynne, D.T. 1991. Weighing up the costs. Nature 352:118. (Review of the book Parental Care by T.H. Clutton-Brock)

Gwynne, D.T. 1991. Eco-ethology? Nature 353:479. (Review of the new journal Behavioral Ecology)

Houston, T. and D.T. Gwynne. 1986. Cicadas. The Naturalist’s News (West. Australia), December 1986.

Gwynne, D.T. and D.C.F. Rentz. 1984. Beetles on the bottle. Antenna 8:116-117. (Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society; a note requested by the editor)

Gwynne, D.T. 1983. Coy conquistadors of the sagebrush. Natural History 91:70-75. (Article requested by editors)

Evans, H.E. and D.T. Gwynne. 1980. Jumping spiders. National Wildlife Magazine 18:20-24.