Professor John Hunt

Professor John Hunt

Associate Dean, Research,
Dean's Unit, School of Science

Discipline / Professional Field Leader, Zoological Sciences,
Dean's Unit School of Science

Professor, Ecology,
Life Sciences

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD(Distinction) University of Western Australia

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit, School of Science
  • Dean's Unit School of Science
  • Life Sciences

Contact

Email: J.Hunt@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1635
Mobile:
Location: M15.G.62
Hawkesbury

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Publications

Books

  • Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2014), 'Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection', : Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671795.

Chapters in Books

  • Hunt, J., Rapkin, J., House, C. and Wilson, A. (2019), 'Beyond genes and environments : indirect genetic effects and the evolution of behaviour', Genes and Behaviour: Beyond Nature-Nurture, John Wiley & Sons 9781119313427.
  • Sakaluk, S., Duffield, K., Rapkin, J., Sadd, B. and Hunt, J. (2019), 'The troublesome gift : the spermatophylax as a purveyor of sexual conflict and coercion in crickets', Advances in the Study of Behavior. Volume 51, Academic Press 9780128171240.
  • Hunt, J., Rapkin, J. and House, C. (2018), 'The genetics of reproductive behavior', Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences, Oxford University Press 9780198797500.
  • Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2014), 'Mate choice', Evolution of Insect Mating Systems, Oxford University Press 9780199678020.
  • Wolf, J., Royle, N. and Hunt, J. (2014), 'Genotype-by-environment interactions when the social environment contains genes', Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection, Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671795.
  • Ingleby, F., Hosken, D. and Hunt, J. (2014), 'Sexual selection and genotype-by-environment interactions in Drosophila cuticular hydrocarbons', Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection, Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671795.
  • Sakaluk, S., Weddle, C. and Hunt, J. (2014), 'Signal reliability, sex-specific genotype-by-environment interactions in cuticular hydrocarbon expression, and the maintenance of polyandry through chemosensory self-referencing in decorated crickets, Gryllodes sigillatus', Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection, Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671795.
  • Hosken, D. and Hunt, J. (2014), 'Conclusions and final thoughts', Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selection, Wiley-Blackwell 9780470671795.
  • Chenoweth, S., Hunt, J. and Rundle, H. (2012), 'Analyzing and comparing the geometry of individual fitness surfaces', The Adaptive Landscape in Evolutionary Biology, Oxford University Press 9780199595372.
  • Hunt, J. and House, C. (2011), 'The evolution of parental care in the onthophagine dung beetles', Ecology and Evolution of Dung Beetles, Wiley-Blackwell 9781444333152.

Journal Articles

  • House, C., Lewis, Z., Sharma, M., Hodgson, D., Hunt, J., Wedell, N. and Hosken, D. (2021), 'Sexual selection on the genital lobes of male Drosophila simulans', Evolution, vol 75, no 2 , pp 501 - 514.
  • Moran, P., Hunt, J., Mitchell, C., Ritchie, M. and Bailey, N. (2020), 'Sexual selection and population divergence III : interspecific and intraspecific variation in mating signals', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 33, no 7 , pp 990 - 1005.
  • House, C., Tunstall, P., Rapkin, J., Bale, M., Gage, M., Castillo, E. and Hunt, J. (2020), 'Multivariate stabilizing sexual selection and the evolution of male and female genital morphology in the red flour beetle', Evolution, vol 74, no 5 , pp 883 - 896.
  • Duffield, K., Hampton, K., Houslay, T., Rapkin, J., Hunt, J., Sadd, B. and Sakaluk, S. (2020), 'Macronutrient intake and simulated infection threat independently affect life history traits of male decorated crickets', Ecology and Evolution, vol 10, no 20 , pp 11766 - 11778.
  • Nagarajan-Radha, V., Rapkin, J., Hunt, J. and Dowling, D. (2019), 'Interactions between mitochondrial haplotype and dietary macronutrient ratios confer sex-specific effects on longevity in Drosophila melanogaster', Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol 74, no 10 , pp 1573 - 1581.
  • House, C., Rapkin, J., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2019), 'Operational sex ratio and density predict the potential for sexual selection in the broad-horned beetle', Animal Behaviour, vol 152 , pp 63 - 69.
  • Duffield, K., Hampton, K., Houslay, T., Hunt, J., Sadd, B. and Sakaluk, S. (2019), 'Inbreeding alters context-dependent reproductive effort and immunity in male crickets', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 32, no 7 , pp 731 - 741.
  • Sakaluk, S., Oldzej, J., Poppe, C., Harper, J., Rines, I., Hampton, K., Duffield, K., Hunt, J. and Sadd, B. (2019), 'Effects of inbreeding on life-history traits and sexual competency in decorated crickets', Animal Behaviour, vol 155 , pp 241 - 248.
  • Archer, C., Basellini, U., Hunt, J., Simpson, S., Lee, K. and Baudisch, A. (2018), 'Diet has independent effects on the pace and shape of aging in Drosophila melanogaster', Biogerontology, vol 19, no 1 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Chenoweth, S. and Hunt, J. (2018), 'Allowing nature to be nurture : a comment on Bailey et al.', Behavioral Ecology, vol 29, no 1 , pp 16 - 17.
  • Rapkin, J., Jensen, K., Archer, C., House, C., Sakaluk, S., del Castillo, E. and Hunt, J. (2018), 'The geometry of nutrient space-based life-history trade-offs : sex-specific effects of macronutrient intake on the trade-off between encapsulation ability and reproductive effort in decorated crickets', The American Naturalist, vol 191, no 4 , pp 452 - 474.
  • Duffield, K., Hampton, K., Houslay, T., Hunt, J., Rapkin, J., Sakaluk, S. and Sadd, B. (2018), 'Age-dependent variation in the terminal investment threshold in male crickets', Evolution, vol 72, no 3 , pp 578 - 589.
  • Kordsmeyer, T., Hunt, J., Puts, D., Ostner, J. and Penke, L. (2018), 'The relative importance of intra- and intersexual selection on human male sexually dimorphic traits', Evolution and Human Behavior, vol 39, no 4 , pp 424 - 436.
  • Rapkin, J., Jensen, K., House, C., Wilson, A. and Hunt, J. (2018), 'Genotype-by-sex-by-diet interactions for nutritional preference, dietary consumption, and lipid deposition in a field cricket', Heredity, vol 121, no 4 , pp 361 - 373.
  • Moran, P., Hunt, J., Mitchell, C., Ritchie, M. and Bailey, N. (2018), 'Behavioural mechanisms of sexual isolation involving multiple modalities and their inheritance', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 32, no 3 , pp 243 - 258.
  • Pincheira-Donoso, D. and Hunt, J. (2017), 'Fecundity selection theory : concepts and evidence', Biological Reviews, vol 92, no 1 , pp 341 - 356.
  • Houslay, T., Houslay, K., Rapkin, J., Hunt, J. and Bussiere, L. (2017), 'Mating opportunities and energetic constraints drive variation in age-dependent sexual signalling', Functional Ecology, vol 31, no 3 , pp 728 - 741.
  • Maraqa, M., Griffin, R., Sharma, M., Wilson, A., Hunt, J., Hosken, D. and House, C. (2017), 'Constrained evolution of the sex comb in Drosophila simulans', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 30, no 2 , pp 388 - 400.
  • Ower, G., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2017), 'Multivariate sexual selection on male tegmina in wild populations of sagebrush crickets, Cyphoderris strepitans (Orthoptera: Haglidae)', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 30, no 2 , pp 338 - 351.
  • Rapkin, J., Jensen, K., House, C., Sakaluk, S., Sakaluk, J. and Hunt, J. (2017), 'The complex interplay between macronutrient intake, cuticular hydrocarbon expression and mating success in male decorated crickets', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 30, no 4 , pp 711 - 727.
  • Rapkin, J., Archer, C., Grant, C., Jensen, K., House, C., Wilson, A. and Hunt, J. (2017), 'Little evidence for intralocus sexual conflict over the optimal intake of nutrients for life span and reproduction in the black field cricket Teleogryllus commodus', Evolution, vol 71, no 9 , pp 2159 - 2177.
  • Pascoal, S., Mendrok, M., Wilson, A., Hunt, J. and Bailey, N. (2017), 'Sexual selection and population divergence II : divergence in different sexual traits and signal modalities in field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus)', Evolution, vol 71, no 6 , pp 1614 - 1626.
  • Jensen, K., Shearman, M., Rapkin, J., Carey, M., House, C. and Hunt, J. (2017), 'Change in sex pheromone expression by nutritional shift in male cockroaches', Behavioral Ecology, vol 28, no 6 , pp 1393 - 1401.
  • Malod, K., Archer, C., Hunt, J., Nicolson, S. and Weldon, C. (2017), 'Effects of macronutrient intake on the lifespan and fecundity of the marula fruit fly, Ceratitis cosyra (Tephritidae) : extreme lifespan in a host specialist', Ecology and Evolution, vol 7, no 22 , pp 9808 - 9817.
  • Pascoal, S., Mendrok, M., Mitchell, C., Wilson, A., Hunt, J. and Bailey, N. (2016), 'Sexual selection and population divergence 1 : the influence of socially flexible cuticular hydrocarbon expression in male field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus)', Evolution, vol 70, no 1 , pp 82 - 97.
  • House, C., Jensen, K., Rapkin, J., Lane, S., Okada, K., Hosken, D. and Hunt, J. (2016), 'Macronutrient balance mediates the growth of sexually selected weapons but not genitalia in male broad-horned beetles', Functional Ecology, vol 30, no 5 , pp 769 - 779.
  • Rapkin, J., Jensen, K., Lane, S., House, C., Sakaluk, S. and Hunt, J. (2016), 'Macronutrient intake regulates sexual conflict in decorated crickets', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 29, no 2 , pp 395 - 406.
  • Bunning, H., Bassett, L., Clowser, C., Rapkin, J., Jensen, K., House, C., Archer, C. and Hunt, J. (2016), 'Dietary choice for a balanced nutrient intake increases the mean and reduces the variance in the reproductive performance of male and female cockroaches', Ecology and Evolution, vol 6, no 14 , pp 4711 - 4730.
  • Bunning, H., Rapkin, J., Belcher, L., Archer, C., Jensen, K. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Protein and carbohydrate intake influence sperm number and fertility in male cockroaches, but not sperm viability', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 282, no 1802 , pp 1 - 8.
  • Archer, C. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Understanding the link between sexual selection, sexual conflict and aging using crickets as a model', Experimental Gerontology, vol 71 , pp 4 - 13.
  • Gwynne, D., Punzalan, D. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Viability selection on female fly finery in the wild', Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol 116, no 3 , pp 530 - 540.
  • Houslay, T., Hunt, J., Tinsley, M. and Bussiere, L. (2015), 'Sex differences in the effects of juvenile and adult diet on age-dependent reproductive effort', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 28, no 5 , pp 1067 - 1079.
  • Pauchet, Y., Wielsch, N., Wilkinson, P., Sakaluk, S., Svato?, A., ffrench-Constant, R., Hunt, J. and Heckel, D. (2015), 'What's in the gift? : towards a molecular dissection of nuptial feeding in a cricket', PLoS One, vol 10, no 10 .
  • Newcombe, D., Hunt, J., Mitchell, C. and Moore, A. (2015), 'Maternal effects and maternal selection arising from variation in allocation of free amino acid to eggs', Ecology and Evolution, vol 5, no 12 , pp 2397 - 2410.
  • Duffield, K., Hunt, J., Rapkin, J., Sadd, B. and Sakaluk, S. (2015), 'Terminal investment in the gustatory appeal of nuptial food gifts in crickets', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 28, no 10 , pp 1872 - 1881.
  • Lane, S., Solino, J., Mitchell, C., Blount, J., Okada, K., Hunt, J. and House, C. (2015), 'Rival male chemical cues evoke changes in male pre- and post-copulatory investment in a flour beetle', Behavioral Ecology, vol 26, no 4 , pp 1021 - 1029.
  • Steiger, S., Capodeanu-Nagler, A., Gershman, S., Weddle, C., Rapkin, J., Sakaluk, S. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Female choice for male cutilicular hydrocarbons in decorated crickets is not based on similarity to their own profile', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 28, no 12 , pp 2175 - 2186.
  • Archer, C., Hempenstall, S., Royle, N., Selman, C., Willis, S., Rapkin, J., Blount, J. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Testing the effects of DL-alpha-tocopherol supplementation on oxidative damage, total antioxidant protection and the sex-specific responses of reproductive effort and lifespan to dietary manipulation in Australian field crickets (Teleogryllus commodus)', Antioxidants, vol 4, no 4 , pp 768 - 692.
  • Jensen, K., McClure, C., Priest, N. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Sex-specific effects of protein and carbohydrate intake on reproduction but not lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster', Aging Cell, vol 14, no 4 , pp 605 - 615.
  • Archer, C., Duffy, E., Hosken, D., Mokkonen, M., Okada, K., Oku, K., Sharma, M. and Hunt, J. (2015), 'Sex-specific effects of natural and sexual selection on the evolution of life span and ageing in Drosophila simulans', Functional Ecology, vol 29, no 4 , pp 562 - 569.
  • Ingleby, F., Hosken, D., Flowers, K., Hawkes, M., Lane, S., Rapkin, J., House, C., Sharma, M. and Hunt, J. (2014), 'Environmental heterogeneity, multivariate sexual selection and genetic constraints on cuticular hydrocarbons in Drosophila simulans', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 27, no 4 , pp 700 - 713.
  • Pitchers, W., Klingenberg, C., Tregenza, T., Hunt, J. and Dworkin, I. (2014), 'The potential influence of morphology on the evolutionary divergence of an acoustic signal', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 27, no 10 , pp 2163 - 2176.
  • Pitchers, W., Wolf, J., Tregenza, T., Hunt, J. and Dworkin, I. (2014), 'Evolutionary rates for multivariate traits : the role of selection and genetic variation', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 369, no 1649 .
  • Capodeanu-Nagler, A., Rapkin, J., Sakaluk, S., Hunt, J. and Steiger, S. (2014), 'Self-recognition in crickets via on-line processing', Current Biology, vol 24, no 23 , pp 1117 - 118.
  • Jensen, K., Simpson, S., Nielsen, V., Hunt, J., Raubenheimer, D. and Mayntz, D. (2014), 'Nutrient-specific compensatory feeding in a mammalian carnivore, the mink, Neovison vison', British Journal of Nutrition, vol 112, no 7 , pp 1226 - 1233.
  • Weddle, C., Steiger, S., Hamaker, C., Ower, G., Mitchell, C., Sakaluk, S. and Hunt, J. (2013), 'Cuticular hydrocarbons as a basis for chemosensory self-referencing in crickets : a potentially universal mechanism facilitating polyandry in insects', Ecology Letters, vol 16, no 3 , pp 346 - 353.
  • Hill, A., Hunt, J., Welling, L., Cardenas, R., Rotella, M., Wheatley, J., Dawood, K., Shriver, M. and Puts, D. (2013), 'Quantifying the strength and form of sexual selection on men's traits', Evolution and Human Behavior, vol 34, no 5 , pp 334 - 341.
  • Jensen, K., Engelke, S., Simpson, S., Mayntz, D. and Hunt, J. (2013), 'Balancing of specific nutrients and subsequent growth and body composition in the slug Arion lusitanicus', Physiology and Behavior, vol 122 , pp 84 - 92.
  • Ower, G., Judge, K., Steiger, S., Caron, K., Smith, R., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2013), 'Multivariate sexual selection on male song structure in wild populations of sagebrush crickets, Cyphoderris strepitans (Orthoptera: Haglidae)', Ecology and Evolution, vol 3, no 10 , pp 3590 - 3603.
  • Steiger, S., Ower, G., Stokl, J., Mitchell, C., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2013), 'Sexual selection on cuticular hydrocarbons of male sagebrush crickets in the wild', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 280, no 1773 .
  • House, C., Lewis, Z., Hodgson, D., Wedell, N., Sharma, M., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2013), 'Sexual and natural selection both influence male genital evolution', PLoS One, vol 8, no 5 .
  • Ingleby, F., Hosken, D., Flowers, K., Hawkes, M., Lane, S., Rapkin, J., Dworkin, I. and Hunt, J. (2013), 'Genotype-by-environment interactions for cuticular hydrocarbon expression in Drosophila simulans', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 26, no 1 , pp 94 - 107.
  • Ingleby, F., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2013), 'Heritability of male attractiveness persists despite evidence for unreliable sexual signals in Drosophila simulans', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 26, no 2 , pp 311 - 324.
  • Ingleby, F., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2013), 'Genotype-by-environment interactions for female mate choice of male cuticular hydrocarbons in Drosophila simulans', PLoS One, vol 8, no 6 .
  • Gershman, S., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2013), 'Food fight : sexual conflict over free amino acids in the nuptial gifts of male decorated crickets', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 26, no 4 , pp 693 - 704.
  • Pitchers, W., Brooks, R., Jennions, M., Tregenza, T., Dworkin, I. and Hunt, J. (2013), 'Limited plasticity in the phenotypic variance-covariance matrix for male advertisement calls in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 26, no 5 , pp 1060 - 1078.
  • Archer, C., Sakaluk, S., Selman, C., Royle, N. and Hunt, J. (2013), 'Oxidative stress and the evolution of sex differences in life span and ageing in the decorated cricket, Gryllodes sigillatus', Evolution, vol 67, no 3 , pp 620 - 634.
  • Weddle, C., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2013), 'Self-referent phenotype matching and its role in female mate choice in arthropods', Current Zoology, vol 59, no 2 , pp 239 - 248.
  • Hunt, J., Snook, R., Mitchell, C., Crudgington, H. and Moore, A. (2012), 'Sexual selection and experimental evolution of chemical signals in Drosophila pseudoobscura', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 25, no 11 , pp 2232 - 2241.
  • Gershman, S., Mitchell, C., Sakaluk, S. and Hunt, J. (2012), 'Biting off more than you can chew : sexual selection on the free amino acid composition of the spermatophylax in decorated crickets', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 279, no 1738 , pp 2531 - 2538.
  • Sharma, M., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2012), 'Antagonistic responses to natural and sexual selection and the sex-specific evolution of cuticular hydrocarbons in Drosophila simulans', Evolution, vol 66, no 3 , pp 665 - 677.
  • Sharma, M., Mitchell, C., Hunt, J., Tregenza, T. and Hosken, D. (2012), 'The genetics of cuticular hydrocarbon profiles in the fruit fly Drosophila simulans', Journal of Heredity, vol 103, no 2 , pp 230 - 239.
  • Archer, C., Zajitschek, F., Sakaluk, S., Royle, N. and Hunt, J. (2012), 'Sexual selection affects the evolution of lifespan and ageing in the decorated cricket Gryllodes sigillatus', Evolution, vol 66, no 10 , pp 3088 - 3100.
  • Weddle, C., Mitchell, C., Bay, S., Sakaluk, S. and Hunt, J. (2012), 'Sex-specific genotype-by-environment interactions for cuticular hydrocarbon expression in decorated crickets, Gryllodes sigillatus : implications for the evolution of signal reliability', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 25, no 10 , pp 2112 - 2125.
  • Jensen, K., Mayntz, D., Toft, S., Clissold, F., Hunt, J., Raubenheimer, D. and Simpson, S. (2012), 'Optimal foraging for specific nutrients in predatory beetles', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 279, no 1736 , pp 2212 - 2218.
  • Drayton, J., Hall, M., Hunt, J. and Jennions, M. (2012), 'Sexual signaling and immune function in the black field cricket Teleogryllus commodus', PLoS One, vol 7, no 7 .
  • House, C., Simmons, L., Kotiaho, J., Tomkins, J. and Hunt, J. (2011), 'Sex ratio bias in the dung beetle Onthophagus taurus : adaptive allocation or sex-specific offspring mortality?', Evolutionary Ecology, vol 25, no 2 , pp 363 - 372.
  • Gay, L., Brown, E., Tregenza, T., Pincheira-Donoso, D., Eady, P., Vasudev, R., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2011), 'The genetic architecture of sexual conflict : male harm and female resistance in Callosobruchus maculatus', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 24, no 2 , pp 449 - 456.
  • Lewis, Z., Wedell, N. and Hunt, J. (2011), 'Evidence for strong intralocus sexual conflict in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella', Evolution, vol 65, no 7 , pp 2085 - 2097.
  • South, S., House, C., Moore, A., Simpson, S. and Hunt, J. (2011), 'Male cockroaches prefer a high carbohydrate diet that makes them more attractive to females : implications for the study of condition dependence', Evolution, vol 65, no 6 , pp 1594 - 1606.
  • Okada, K., Pitchers, W., Sharma, M., Hunt, J. and Hosken, D. (2011), 'Longevity, calling effort, and metabolic rate in two populations of cricket', Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol 65, no 9 , pp 1773 - 1778.
  • Mallitt, K., Bonser, S. and Hunt, J. (2010), 'The plasticity of phenotypic integration in response to light and water availability in the pepper grass, Lepidium bonariense', Evolutionary Ecology, vol 24, no 6 , pp 1321 - 1337.
  • Narraway, C., Hunt, J., Wedell, N. and Hosken, D. (2010), 'Genotype-by-environment interactions for female preference', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 23, no 12 , pp 2550 - 2557.
  • Gershman, S., Barnett, C., Pettinger, A., Weddle, C., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2010), 'Inbred decorated crickets exhibit higher measures of macroparasitic immunity than outbred individuals', Heredity, vol 105, no 3 , pp 282 - 289.
  • Drayton, J., Milner, R., Hunt, J. and Jennions, M. (2010), 'Inbreeding and advertisement calling in the cricket Teleogryllus commodus : laboratory and field experiments', Evolution, vol 64, no 10 , pp 3069 - 3083.
  • Gershman, S., Barnett, C., Pettinger, A., Weddle, C., Hunt, J. and Sakaluk, S. (2010), 'Give 'til it hurts : trade-offs between immunity and male reproductive effort in the decorated cricket, Gryllodes sigillatus', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 23, no 4 , pp 829 - 839.
  • House, C., Roth, C., Hunt, J. and Kover, P. (2010), 'Paternal effects in Arabidopsis indicate that offspring can influence their own size', Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences, vol 277, no 1695 , pp 2885 - 2893.
  • Edvardsson, M., Hunt, J., Moore, A. and Moore, P. (2009), 'Quantitative genetic variation in the control of ovarian apoptosis under different environments', Heredity, vol 103, no 3 , pp 217 - 222.
  • Barrett, E., Hunt, J., Moore, A. and Moore, P. (2009), 'Separate and combined effects of nutrition during juvenile and sexual development on female life-history trajectories : the thrifty phenotype in a cockroach', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 276, no 1671 , pp 3257 - 3264.
  • Simmons, L., House, C., Hunt, J. and Garcia-Gonzalez, F. (2009), 'Evolutionary response to sexual selection in male genital morphology', Current Biology, vol 19, no 17 , pp 1442 - 1446.
  • Hunt, J., Breuker, C., Sadowski, J. and Moore, A. (2009), 'Male-male competition, female mate choice and their interaction : determining total sexual selection', Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol 22, no 1 , pp 13 - 26.
  • Archer, C., Royle, N., South, S., Selman, C. and Hunt, J. (2009), 'Nutritional geometry provides food for thought', Journals of Gerontology. Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol 64A, no 9 , pp 956 - 959.
  • Zajitschek, F., Hunt, J., Jennions, M., Hall, M. and Brooks, R. (2009), 'Effects of juvenile and adult diet on ageing and reproductive effort of male and female black field crickets, Teleogryllus commodus', Functional Ecology, vol 23, no 3 , pp 602 - 611.
  • Edvardsson, M., Hunt, J., Moore, P. and Moore, A. (2008), 'Female agreement over male attractiveness is not affected by cost of mating with experienced males', Behavioral Ecology, vol 19, no 4 , pp 854 - 859.

Current Projects

Title: Sexual conflict and the evolution of nuptial gifts
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: John Hunt and Alexie Papanicolaou
Years: 2018-01-01 - 2021-12-31
ID: P00023953

Previous Projects

Title: Does diet influence movement patterns and levels of food supplementation in domestic cats
Funder:
  • Local Land Services
  • Local Land Services
Western Researchers: John Hunt and Ricky Spencer
Years: 2018-05-25 - 2019-12-31
ID: P00025088

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