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PARRETT JM, KNELL RJ(2018). The effect of sexual selection on adaptation and extinction under increasing temperatures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 285, Article 20180303,
10.1098/rspb.2018.0303
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/36508
KNAPP A, KNELL R, Farke A et al.(2018). Patterns of divergence in the morphology of ceratopsian dinosaurs: sympatry is not a driver of ornament evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B
10.1098/rspb.2018.0312
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/36211
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
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/30307
KNELL RJ, Martínez-Ruiz C(2017). Selective harvest focused on sexual signal traits can lead to extinction under directional environmental change. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
10.1098/rspb.2017.1788
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/30325
Laughton AM, O'Connor CO, Knell RJ(2017). 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
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/30305
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) e0168869-e0168869.
10.1371/journal.pone.0168869
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/35665
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
Littlefair JE, Nunn KA, Knell RJ(2016). The development of a synthetic diet for investigating the effects of macronutrients on the development of Plodia interpunctella. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata vol. 159, (3) 305-310.
10.1111/eea.12441
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12591
KNELL RJ, Thackerey SJT(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
10.​1007/​s10584-016-1691-4
http://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12564
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,
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
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