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Crean, A. J., Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2016. Seminal fluid and mate choice: new predictions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31: 253-255.

Bonduriansky , R., Runagall-McNaull, A., and Crean, A. J. 2016. The nutritional geometry of parental effects: maternal and paternal macronutrient consumption and offspring phenotype in a neriid fly. Functional Ecology 30: 1675-1686.

Crean, A. J., Kopps, A. and Bonduriansky, R. 2014. Revisiting telegony: Offspring inherit an acquired characteristic of their mother's previous mate. Ecology Letters 17: 1545-1552.

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Crean, A. J. and Bonduriansky, R. 2014. What is a paternal effect? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 554-549.

Adler, M.I. and Bonduriansky, R. 2013. Paternal effects on offspring fitness reflect father's social environment. Evolutionary Biology 40: 288-292.

Bonduriansky, R. and Day, T. 2012. Nongenetic inheritance and the evolution of costly female preference. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 76-87.

Bonduriansky, R. 2013. Nongenetic inheritance for behavioral ecologists (Commentary on Ledon-Rettig et al.). Behavioral Ecology 24: 326-327. 

Hallsson, L., Chenoweth, S.F. and Bonduriansky, R. 2012. The relative importance of genetic and nongenetic inheritance in relation to trait plasticity in Callosobruchus maculatus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 2422-2431.

Bonduriansky, R. 2012. Rethinking heredity, again. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 330-336.

Bonduriansky, R. , Crean,  A.J. and Day, T. 2012. The implications of nongenetic inheritance for evolution in changing environments. Evolutionary Applications 5: 192-201.

Day, T. and Bonduriansky, R. 2011. A unified approach to the evolutionary consequences of genetic and nongenetic inheritance. The American Naturalist 178: E18-E36.

Bonduriansky, R. 2010. Nongenetic inheritance and environmental change (keynote contribution). In: Grant, F., Mergeay, J., Santamaria, L., Young, J. and Watt, A.D. (eds.). Evolution and Biodiversity: The evolutionary basis of biodiversity and its potential for adaptation to global change (e-conference report).

Bonduriansky, R. and Day, T. 2009. Nongenetic inheritance and its evolutionary implications. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 40: 103-125.

Marshall, D. J., Bonduriansky, R. and Bussière, L. F. 2008. Offspring size variation within broods as a bet-hedging strategy in unpredictable environments. Ecology 89: 2506-2517.

Bonduriansky, R. and Head, M. 2007. Maternal and paternal condition effects on offspring phenotype in Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 2379-2388.