Dr David Shuker

Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Ecology

Dyers Brae 21
tel. 01334 463376
fax. 01334 463366
dms14@st-andrews.ac.uk

We are interested in the evolution and ecology of insect reproductive behaviour. As such, our work includes laboratory and field studies of insect behaviour, making use of both whole-organism and genetic studies.

See also Shuker Group Homepage

 

 

Publications

Greenway, EV, Balfour, V & Shuker, DM 2017, 'Can females choose to avoid mating failure in the seed bug Lygaeus simulans?' Animal Behaviour. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2017.05.004
Cook, N, Green, J, Shuker, DM & Whitehorn, PR 2016, 'Exposure to the neonicotinoid imidacloprid disrupts sex allocation cue use during superparasitism in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis' Ecological Entomology, vol 41, no. 6, pp. 693-697. DOI: 10.1111/een.12344
Dougherty, LR, Simmons, LW & Shuker, DM 2016, 'Postcopulatory sexual selection when a female mates once' Animal Behaviour, vol 116, pp. 13-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2016.03.003
Martel, V, Shuker, DM, Boulton, RA, Damiens, D & Boivin, G 2016, 'Sex allocation and the evolution of insemination capacity under local mate competition' Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, vol 159, no. 2, pp. 230-242. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12435
Dougherty, LR & Shuker, DM 2016, 'Variation in pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection on male genital size in two species of lygaeid bug' Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol 70, no. 4, pp. 625-637. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2082-6
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