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Publications:  Dr Robert Knell

Matsomoto K, KNELL RJ (2017) . Diverse and complex male polymorphisms in Odontolabis stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae).Scientific Reports vol. 7, Article 16733,
10.1038/s41598-017-17115-5
KNELL RJ, Martinez-Ruiz C (2016) . Sexual selection can both increase and decrease extinction probability: reconciling demographic and evolutionary factors.Journal of Animal Ecology
10.1111/1365-2656.12601
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/17922
Knell RJ, Thackeray SJ (2016) . Voltinism and resilience to climate-induced phenological mismatch.Climatic Change: an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the description, causes and implications of climatic change vol. 137, (3-4) 525-539.
10.1007/s10584-016-1691-4
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12564
Littlefair JE, Laughton A, KNELL RJ (2016) . Maternal pathogen exposure causes diet- and pathogen-specific transgenerational costs.OIKOS
10.1111/oik.03340
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19140
Pastok D, Hoare MJ, Ryder JJ et al. (2016) . The role of host phenology in determining the incidence of an insect sexually transmitted infection.Oikos vol. 125, (5) 636-643.
10.1111/oik.02478
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/15436
Guignard MS, Nichols RA, Knell RJ et al. (2016) . Genome size and ploidy influence angiosperm species’ biomass under nitrogen and phosphorus limitation.New Phytologist
10.1111/nph.13881
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/11229
Hone DWE, Wood D, Knell RJ (2016) . Positive allometry for exaggerated structures in the ceratopsian dinosaur Protoceratops andrewsi supports socio-sexual signaling.PALAEONTOLOGIA ELECTRONICA vol. 19, (1) Article ARTN 5A,
Littlefair JE, Knell RJ (2016) . Within- and Trans-Generational Effects of Variation in Dietary Macronutrient Content on Life-History Traits in the Moth Plodia interpunctella.PLoS One vol. 11, (12)
10.1371/journal.pone.0168869
Reaney LT, Knell RJ (2015) . Building a Beetle: How Larval Environment Leads to Adult Performance in a Horned Beetle.PLoS One vol. 10, (8)
10.1371/journal.pone.0134399
Ryder JJ, Hoare M-J, Pastok D et al. (2014) . Disease epidemiology in arthropods is altered by the presence of nonprotective symbionts.Am Nat vol. 183, (3) E89-104.
10.1086/674827
Martinez-Levasseur LM, Gendron D, Knell RJ et al. (2013) . Control and target gene selection for studies on UV-induced genotoxicity in whales.BMC Res Notes vol. 6,
10.1186/1756-0500-6-264
Faruk A, Belabut D, Ahmad N et al. (2013) . Effects of oil-palm plantations on diversity of tropical anurans.Conserv Biol vol. 27, (3) 615-624.
10.1111/cobi.12062
Knell RJ, Naish D, Tomkins JL et al. (2013) . Is sexual selection defined by dimorphism alone? A reply to Padian and Horner.Trends Ecol Evol vol. 28, (5) 250-251.
10.1016/j.tree.2013.02.007
Knell R (2013) . Introductory R: A Beginner's Guide to Data Visualisation and Analysis using R.Knell
Knell RJ, Naish D, Tomkins JL et al. (2013) . Sexual selection in prehistoric animals: detection and implications.Trends Ecol Evol vol. 28, (1) 38-47.
10.1016/j.tree.2012.07.015
Ryder JJ, Pastok D, Hoare MJ et al. (2013) . Spatial variation in food supply, mating behavior, and sexually transmitted disease epidemics.Behavioral Ecology vol. 24, (3) 723-729.
10.1093/beheco/ars209
Martinez-Levasseur LM, Birch-Machin MA, Bowman A et al. (2013) . Whales use distinct strategies to counteract solar ultraviolet radiation.Sci Rep vol. 3,
10.1038/srep02386
Stevenson MD, Rossmo DK, Knell RJ et al. (2012) . Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species.Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07292.x
Triggs AM, Knell RJ (2012) . Interactions between environmental variables determine immunity in the Indian meal moth Plodia interpunctella.Journal of Animal Ecology vol. 81, (2) 386-394.
10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01920.x
Stevenson MD, Rossmo K, Knell RJ et al. (2012) . Geographic profiling as a novel spatial tool for targeting the control of invasive species.Ecography vol. 35, (8) 704-715.
10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07292
Triggs AM, KNELL RJ (2012) . Parental diet has strong transgenerational effects on offspring immunity.Functional Ecology vol. 26, (6) 1409-1417.
10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02051
Martinez-Levasseur LM, Gendron D, Knell RJ et al. (2011) . Acute sun damage and photoprotective responses in whales.Proc Biol Sci vol. 278, (1711) 1581-1586.
10.1098/rspb.2010.1903
KNELL R (2011) . Male contest competition and the evolution of weapons.Ecology and Evolution of Dung Beetles, Editors: Simmons, LW, Ridsdill-Smith, TJ, Wiley-Blackwell
Martinez-Levasseur LM, Gendron D, Knell RJ et al. (2011) . Acute sun damage and photoprotective responses in whales.Proceedings of the Royal Society B vol. 278, (1711) 1581-1586.
10.1098/rspb.2010.1903
Knell RJ, Sampson S (2011) . Bizarre structures in dinosaurs: species recognition or sexual selection? A response to Padian and Horner.J ZOOL vol. 283, (1) 18-22.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00758.x
Reaney LT, Knell RJ (2010) . Immune activation but not male quality affects female current reproductive investment in a dung beetle.BEHAV ECOL vol. 21, (6) 1367-1372.
10.1093/beheco/arq139
Staves PA, Knell RJ (2010) . Virulence and competitiveness: testing the relationship during inter- and intraspecific mixed infections.Evolution vol. 64, (9) 2643-2652.
10.1111/j.1558-5646.2010.00999.x
Knell RJ, Simmons LW (2010) . Mating tactics determine patterns of condition dependence in a dimorphic horned beetle.Proc Biol Sci vol. 277, (1692) 2347-2353.
10.1098/rspb.2010.0257
Knell RJ (2009) . Population density and the evolution of male aggression.J ZOOL vol. 278, (2) 83-90.
10.1111/j.1469-7998.2009.00566.x
Knell RJ (2009) . On the analysis of non-linear allometries.ECOL ENTOMOL vol. 34, (1) 1-11.
10.1111/j.1365-2311.2008.01022.x
Pomfret JC, Knell RJ (2008) . Crowding, sex ratio and horn evolution in a South African beetle community.P R SOC B vol. 275, (1632) 315-321.
10.1098/rspb.2007.1498
Ryder JJ, Miller MR, White A et al. (2007) . Host-parasite population dynamics under combined frequency- and density-dependent transmission.OIKOS vol. 116, (12) 2017-2026.
10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.15863.x
Ryder JJ, Hathway J, Knell RJ (2007) . Constraints on parasite fecundity and transmission in an insect-STD system.OIKOS vol. 116, (4) 578-584.
10.1111/j.2007.0030-1299.15574.x
Knell RJ (2006) . New gene, new disease.HEREDITY vol. 97, (5) 315-315.
10.1038/sj.hdy.6800889
Pomfret JC, Knell RJ (2006) . Immunity and the expression of a secondary sexual trait in a horned beetle.BEHAV ECOL vol. 17, (3) 466-472.
10.1093/beheco/arj050
Pomfret JC, Knell RJ (2006) . Sexual selection and horn allometry in the dung beetle Euoniticellus intermedius.ANIM BEHAV vol. 71, 567-576.
10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.05.023
Ryder JJ, Webberley KM, Boots M et al. (2005) . Measuring the transmission dynamics of a sexually transmitted disease.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 102, (42) 15140-15143.
10.1073/pnas.0505139102
Lailvaux SP, Hathway J, Pomfret J et al. (2005) . Horn size predicts physical performance in the beetle Euoniticellus intermedius (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae).FUNCT ECOL vol. 19, (4) 632-639.
10.1111/j.1365-2435.2005.01024.x
Knell RJ, Fortey RA (2005) . Trilobite spines and beetle horns: sexual selection in the Palaeozoic?.Biol Lett vol. 1, (2) 196-199.
10.1098/rsbl.2005.0304
Knell RJ, Webberley KM (2004) . Sexually transmitted diseases of insects: distribution, evolution, ecology and host behaviour.Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc vol. 79, (3) 557-581.
10.1017/S1464793103006365
Knell RJ (2004) . Syphilis in Renaissance Europe: rapid evolution of an introduced sexually transmitted disease?.P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 271, S174-S176.
10.1098/rsbl.2003.0131
Knell RJ (2004) . Syphilis in renaissance europe: Rapid evolution of an introduced sexually transmitted disease?.Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 271, (SUPPL. 4)
Knell RJ, Pomfret JC, Tomkins JL (2004) . The limits of elaboration: curved allometries reveal the constraints on mandible size in stag beetles.P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 271, (1538) 523-528.
10.1098/rspb.2003.2641
Al-khairulla H, Warburton D, Knell RJ (2003) . Do the eyestalks of female diopsid flies have a function in intrasexual aggressive encounters?.J INSECT BEHAV vol. 16, (5) 679-686.
10.1023/B:JOIR.0000007703.84691.ad
Wilson K, Knell R, Boots M et al. (2003) . Group living and investment in immune defence: an interspecific analysis.J ANIM ECOL vol. 72, (1) 133-143.
10.1046/j.1365-2656.2003.00680.x
Boots M, Knell RJ (2002) . The evolution of risky behaviour in the presence of a sexually transmitted disease.P ROY SOC LOND B BIO vol. 269, (1491) 585-589.
10.1098/rspb.2001.1932
Laughton AM, O'Connor CO, Knell RJ. Responses to a warming world: Integrating life history, immune investment, and pathogen resistance in a model insect species.Ecology and Evolution vol. 7, 9699-9710.
10.1002/ece3.3506
Littlefair JE, Nunn KA, KNELL RJ. The development of a synthetic diet for investigating the effects of macronutrients on the development of Plodia interpunctella.Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
10.1111/eea.12441
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12591
KNELL RJ, Thackerey SJT. Voltinism and resilience to climate-induced phenological mismatch.Climatic Change: an interdisciplinary, international journal devoted to the description, causes and implications of climatic change
10.​1007/​s10584-016-1691-4
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12564
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