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Zajitschek, F., Zajitschek, S.R.K., Vasconcelos, A.C.O. and Bonduriansky, R. 2023. Dietary restriction fails to extend life in stressful environments. Functional Ecology

Bonduriansky, R. and Creak, C. 2022. Exoskeleton ageing and its relation to longevity and fecundity in female Australian Leaf Insects (Phyllium monteithi). Australian Journal of Zoology

Promislow, D., Flatt, T. and Bonduriansky, R. 2022. The biology of aging in insects: from Drosophila to other insects and back. Annual Review of Entomology 67: 83-100.

Wylde, Z., Spagopoulou, F., Hooper, A.K., Maklakov, A.A. and Bonduriansky, R. 2019. Parental breeding age effects on descendants’ longevity interact over two generations in matrilines and patrilines. PLoS Biology 17(11): e3000556 doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000556

Zajitschek, F., Zajitschek, S.and Bonduriansky, R. 2019. Senescence in wild insects: key questions and challenges. Functional Ecology 34: 26-37.

Mautz, B., Rode, N., Bonduriansky, R., Rundle, H. 2019. Comparing ageing and the effects of diet supplementation in wild vs. captive antler flies, Protopiophila litigata. Journal of Animal Ecology 88: 1913-1924.

Hooper, A.K., Lehtonen, J., Schwanz, L. and Bonduriansky, R. 2018. Sexual competition and the evolution of condition-dependent ageing. Evolution Letters DOI: 10.1002/evl3.36

Macartney, E., Crean, A.J. and Bonduriansky, R. 2017. Adult dietary protein has age- and context-dependent effects on male post-copulatory performance. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1633-1643.

Hooper, A.K., Spagopoulou, F., Wylde, Z., Maklakov, A.A. and Bonduriansky, R. 2017. Ontogenetic timing as a condition-dependent life history trait: high-condition males develop quickly, peak early and age fast. Evolution 71: 671-685.

Adler, M., Telford, M. and Bonduriansky , R. 2016. Phenotypes optimized for early-life reproduction exhibit faster somatic deterioration with age, revealing a latent cost of high condition. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 2436-2446.

Runagall-McNaull, A., Bonduriansky , R. and Crean, A. J. 2015. Dietary protein and lifespan across the metamorphic boundary: protein-restricted larvae develop into short-lived adults. Scientific Reports 5: 11783

Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2014. Sexual Conflict, Lifespan and Aging, In: Rice, W.R. and Gavrilets, S., eds. Sexual Conflict. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology.

Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2014. Why do the well-fed appear to die young? A new evolutionary hypothesis for the effect of dietary restriction on lifespan. BioEssays 36: 439-450.

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Bonduriansky, R. 2013. The ecology of sexual conflict: background mortality can modulate the effects of male manipulation on female fitness. Evolution 68: 595-604.  

Adler, M.I., Cassidy, E.J., Fricke, C. and Bonduriansky, R. 2013. The lifespan-reproduction trade-off under dietary restriction is sex-specific and context-dependent. Experimental Gerontology 48: 539-548. 

Adler, M. and Bonduriansky, R. 2011. The dissimilar costs of love and war: Age-specific mortality as a function of the operational sex ratio. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 1169-1177.

Maklakov, A.A., Cayetano, L., Brooks, R.C. and Bonduriansky, R. 2010. The roles of life-history selection and sexual selection in the adaptive evolution of mating behaviour in a beetle. Evolution 64: 1273-1282.

Maklakov, A.A., Bonduriansky, R. and Brooks, R.C. 2009. Sex differences, sexual selection and ageing: an experimental evolution approach. Evolution 63: 2491-2503.

Maklakov, A.A., and Bonduriansky, R. 2009. Sex differences in survival costs of homosexual and heterosexual interactions: evidence from a fly and a beetle. Animal Behaviour 77: 1375-1379.

Zajitschek, F., Brassil, C.E., Bonduriansky, R. and Brooks, R. 2009. Sex-effects on lifespan and senescence in the wild when dates of birth and death are unknown. Ecology 90: 1698-1707.

Maklakov, A.A., Hall, M., Simpson, S.J., Dessman, J., Clissold, F., Zajitschek, F., Lailvaus, S.P., Raubenheimer, D., Bonduriansky, R. and Brooks, R.C. Sex differences in nutrient-dependent reproductive ageing. Aging Cell 8: 324-330.

Zajitschek, F., Bonduriansky, R., Zajitschek, S.R.K. and Brooks, R. 2009. Sexual dimorphism in life history: age, survival and reproduction in male and female field crickets Teleogryllus commodus under seminatural conditions. The American Naturalist 173: 792-802.

Kawasaki, N., Brassil, C.E., Brooks, R. and Bonduriansky, R. 2008. Environmental effects on the expression of lifespan and aging: An extreme contrast between wild and captive cohorts of Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). The American Naturalist 172: 346-357.

Maklakov, A.A., Simpson, S.J., Zajitschek, F., Hall, M., Dessman, J., Clissold, F., Raubenheimer, D., Bonduriansky, R. and Brooks, R.C. 2008. Sex-specific fitness effects of nutrient intake on reproduction and lifespan. Current Biology 18: 1062-1066.

Bonduriansky, R., Maklakov, A., Zajitschek, F. and Brooks, R. 2008. Sexual selection, sexual conflict and the evolution of ageing and lifespan. Functional Ecology 22: 443-453.

Bonduriansky, R., and Brassil, C.E. 2005. Reproductive ageing and sexual selection on male body size in a wild population of antler flies (Protopiophila litigata). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 1332-1340.

Bonduriansky, R. and Brassil, C.E. 2002. Rapid and costly ageing in wild male flies. Nature 420: 377.