Professor  Nina Wedell in the field

Professor Nina Wedell in the field

Professor Nina Wedell
Professor of Evolutionary Biology/ Director of Research

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Key publications



Price TAR, Bretman A, Gradilla AC, Reger J, Taylor ML, Giraldo-Perez P, Campbell A, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2014). Does polyandry control population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene?. Proc Biol Sci, 281(1783). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends Ecol Evol, 29(7), 376-383. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N (2013). The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1613). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Polyandry prevents extinction. Curr Biol, 20(5), 471-475. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Sex ratio drive promotes sexual conflict and sexual coevolution in the fly Drosophila pseudoobscura. Evolution, 64(5), 1504-1509. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Champion de Crespigny, F.E. Hurst, L.D. & Wedell, N (2008). Do Wolbachia associated incompatibilities promote polyandry?\r. Evolution, 62, 107-122.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Hosken DJ, Taylor, M. Hoyle, K. Higgins, S. Wedell N (In Press). Attractive males have greater success in sperm competition. Current Biology
Hosken DJ, Hawkes MF, Gamble CE, Turner ECR, Carey MR, Wedell N (In Press). Intralocus sexual conflict and insecticide resistance. Proceedings B Full text.
Wigmore, C. Hodgson, D.J. Wedell, N. (In Press). Multiple mating increases female fitness in <em>Drosophila simulans</em>. Animal Behaviour
Wedell N, Rostant W, Bowyer J, Coupland J, Facey J, Hosken DJ (In Press). Pleiotropic effects of DDT resistance on male size and behaviour. Behavior Genetics Full text.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Skeats A, Wedell N (In Press). Temperature can shape a cline in polyandry, but only genetic variation can sustain it over time. Behavioral Ecology Abstract.  Full text.
Hosken DJ, Alonzo SH, Wedell N (In Press). Why aren’t females ornamented more often?.
Hosken DJ, Alonzo SH, Wedell N (In Press). Why aren’t signals of female quality more common?.  Full text.
Jungwirth A, Wedell N, Bshary R, Milinski M (2017). Animal personalities: an empty placeholder feigning understanding: a comment on Beekman and Jordan. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 28(3), 629-630. Author URL. DOI.
Baxter SW, Hoffman JI, Tregenza T, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2017). EB Ford revisited: assessing the long-term stability of wing-spot patterns and population genetic structure of the meadow brown butterfly on the Isles of Scilly. Heredity (Edinb), 118(4), 322-329. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2017). Three billion years of research and development. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 1 DOI.
Perry JC, Joag R, Hosken DJ, Wedell N, Radwan J, Wigby S (2016). Experimental evolution under hyper-promiscuity in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Evol Biol, 16(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Lindholm AK, Dyer KA, Firman RC, Fishman L, Forstmeier W, Holman L, Johannesson H, Knief U, Kokko H, Larracuente AM, et al (2016). The Ecology and Evolutionary Dynamics of Meiotic Drive. Trends Ecol Evol, 31(4), 315-326. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Chargé R, Wedell N, Lindstedt C, Hämäläinen L, Övermark E, Mappes J (2016). Variation in male fertility in a polymorphic moth, Parasemia plantaginis. Animal Behaviour, 111, 33-40. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Giraldo-Perez P, Herrera P, Campbell A, Taylor ML, Skeats A, Aggio R, Wedell N, Price TAR (2016). Winter is coming: hibernation reverses the outcome of sperm competition in a fly. J Evol Biol, 29(2), 371-379. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Holman L, Price TAR, Wedell N, Kokko H (2015). Coevolutionary dynamics of polyandry and sex-linked meiotic drive. Evolution, 69(3), 709-720. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N (2015). Nina Wedell. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 25(22), R1062-R1063. Author URL.
Taylor ML, Skeats A, Wilson AJ, Price TAR, Wedell N (2015). Opposite environmental and genetic influences on body size in North American Drosophila pseudoobscura Evolutionary ecology and behaviour. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rostant WG, Kay C, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2015). Sexual conflict maintains variation at an insecticide resistance locus. BMC Biol, 13 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Herrera P, Taylor ML, Skeats A, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Can patterns of chromosome inversions in Drosophila pseudoobscura predict polyandry across a geographical cline?. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(15), 3072-3081. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mank JE, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2014). Conflict on the sex chromosomes: cause, effect, and complexity. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol, 6(12). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman A, Gradilla AC, Reger J, Taylor ML, Giraldo-Perez P, Campbell A, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2014). Does polyandry control population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene?. Proc Biol Sci, 281(1783). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman A, Gradilla AC, Reger J, Taylor ML, Giraldo-Perez P, Campbell A, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2014). Does polyandry control population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene?. Proceedings. Biological sciences / the Royal Society, 281(1783). Abstract. DOI.
Duffy E, Joag R, Radwan J, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2014). Inbreeding alters intersexual fitness correlations in Drosophila simulans. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(17), 3330-3338. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(7), 376-383. Abstract. DOI.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends Ecol Evol, 29(7), 376-383. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Hornett EA, Moran B, Reynolds LA, Charlat S, Tazzyman S, Wedell N, Jiggins CD, Hurst GDD (2014). The evolution of sex ratio distorter suppression affects a 25 cM genomic region in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. PLoS Genet, 10(12). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Awrahman ZA, Champion de Crespigny F, Wedell N (2014). The impact of Wolbachia, male age and mating history on cytoplasmic incompatibility and sperm transfer in Drosophila simulans. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(1), 1-10. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Awrahman ZA, Champion de Crespigny F, Wedell N (2014). The impact of Wolbachia, male age and mating history on cytoplasmic incompatibility and sperm transfer in Drosophila simulans. J Evol Biol, 27(1), 1-10. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Arundell KL, Wedell N, Dunn AM (2014). The impact of predation risk and of parasitic infection on parental care in brooding crustaceans. Animal Behaviour, 96, 97-105. Abstract. DOI.
McNamara KB, Wedell N, Simmons LW (2013). Experimental evolution reveals trade-offs between mating and immunity. Biology Letters, 9(4). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Arundell KL, Wedell N, Dunn AM (2013). Perceived risk of sperm competition affects sperm investment in a mate-guarding amphipod. Animal Behaviour Abstract. DOI.
Mank JE, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2013). Polyandry and sex-specific gene expression. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1613). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mank JE, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2013). Polyandry and sex-specific gene expression. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 368(1613). Abstract. DOI.
House CM, Lewis Z, Hodgson DJ, Wedell N, Sharma MD, Hunt J, Hosken DJ (2013). Sexual and natural selection both influence male genital evolution. PLoS One, 8(5). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N (2013). The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1613). Abstract. DOI.
Wedell N (2013). The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1613). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Lizé A, Wedell N (2013). The interplay between different stages of reproduction in males of the moth Plodia interpunctella. Animal Behaviour
Lewis Z, Lizé A, Wedell N (2013). The interplay between different stages of reproduction in males of the moth Plodia interpunctella. Animal Behaviour, 86(5), 917-922. Abstract. DOI.
Pizzari T, Wedell N (2013). The polyandry revolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1613). DOI.
Harrison PW, Mank JE, Wedell N (2012). Incomplete Sex Chromosome Dosage Compensation in the Indian Meal Moth, Plodia interpunctella, Based on De Novo Transcriptome Assembly. GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(11), 1118-1126. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2012). No evidence of mate discrimination against males carrying a sex ratio distorter in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66(4), 561-568. Abstract. DOI.
Price TAR, Hoskyns RC, Rapley H, Evans JC, Wedell N (2012). No evidence that temperature-related fertility differences influence the distribution of a selfish genetic element. Functional Ecology, 26(3), 657-665. Abstract. DOI.
Smith DT, Sirot LK, Wolfner MF, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2012). The consequences of genetic variation in sex peptide expression levels for egg laying and retention in females. Heredity, 109(4), 222-225. Abstract. DOI.
Smith DT, Sirot LK, Wolfner MF, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2012). The consequences of genetic variation in sex peptide expression levels for egg laying and retention in females. Heredity (Edinb), 109(4), 222-225. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rostant WG, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2012). Transposable elements and insecticide resistance. Advances in Genetics, 78, 170-201. Abstract. DOI.
Rostant WG, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2012). Transposable elements and insecticide resistance. Adv Genet, 78, 169-201. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Smith DT, Hosken DJ, Rostant WG, Yeo M, Griffin RM, Bretman A, Price TAR, Ffrench-Constant RH, Wedell N (2011). DDT resistance, epistasis and male fitness in flies. J Evol Biol, 24(6), 1351-1362. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Wedell N, Hunt J (2011). Evidence for strong intralocus sexual conflict in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella. Evolution, 65(7), 2085-2097. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2011). No evidence of mate discrimination against males carrying a sex ratio distorter in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 1-8.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2011). Remating in the laboratory reflects rates of polyandry in the wild. Animal Behaviour, 82(6), 1381-1386. Abstract. DOI.
Mank JE, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2011). Some inconvenient truths about sex chromosome dosage compensation and the potential role of sexual conflict. Evolution, 65(8), 2133-2144. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Champion de Crespigny FE, Sait SM, Tregenza T, Wedell N (2011). Wolbachia infection lowers fertile sperm transfer in a moth. Biol Lett, 7(2), 187-189. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Taylor ML, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). Attractive males do not sire superior daughters. Evolutionary Ecology, 24(1), 195-205. Abstract. DOI.
Narraway C, Hunt J, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). Genotype by envirnment interactions for female preference. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23, 2550-2557.
Ingleby FC, Lewis Z, Wedell N (2010). Level of sperm competition promotes evolution of male ejaculate allocation patterns in a moth. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 80(1), 37-43. Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Polyandry prevents extinction. Curr Biol, 20(5), 471-475. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Sex ratio drive promotes sexual conflict and sexual coevolution in the fly Drosophila pseudoobscura. Evolution, 64(5), 1504-1509. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Brakefield PM, Wedell N (2010). Speed or sperm: a potential trade-off between development and reproduction in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). European Journal of Entomology, 107(1), 55-59. Abstract.
Wedell N (2010). Variation in male courtship costs in butterflies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(9), 1385-1391. Abstract. DOI.
Wedell N, Wiklund C, Bergström J (2009). Coevolution of non-fertile sperm and female receptivity in a butterfly. Biol Lett, 5(5), 678-681. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Lewis Z, Wedell N (2009). Male moths reduce sperm investment in relatives. Animal Behaviour, 77(6), 1547-1550. Abstract. DOI.
Hosken DJ, Stockley P, Tregenza T, Wedell N (2009). Monogamy and the battle of the sexes. Annu Rev Entomol, 54, 361-378. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Higgins SL, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2009). Phenotypic and genetic variation in male genitalia in the seedbug, Lygaeus equestris (Heteroptera). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98(2), 400-405. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett EA, Charlat S, Wedell N, Jiggins CD, Hurst GDD (2009). Rapidly Shifting Sex Ratio across a Species Range. Current Biology, 19(19), 1628-1631. Abstract. DOI.
Price T, Lewis Z, Wedell N (2009). Sperm dumping as a defense against meiotic drive. J Biol, 8(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Charlat S, Duplouy A, Hornett EA, Dyson EA, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GD (2009). The joint evolutionary histories of Wolbachia and mitochondria in Hypolimnas bolina. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Smith DT, Hosken DJ, Ffrench-Constant RH, Wedell N (2009). Variation in sex peptide expression in D. melanogaster. Genet Res (Camb), 91(4), 237-242. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Avent TD, Price TAR, Wedell N (2008). Age-based female preference in the fruit fly Drosophila pseudoobscura. Animal Behaviour, 75(4), 1413-1421. Abstract. DOI.
Fischer K, Zimmer K, Wedell N (2008). Correlated responses to selection on female egg size in male reproductive traits in a butterfly\r. Evolutionary Ecology, 23, 389-402.
Champion de Crespigny, F.E. Hurst, L.D. & Wedell, N (2008). Do Wolbachia associated incompatibilities promote polyandry?\r. Evolution, 62, 107-122.
Price, T.A.R. Wedell, N. (2008). Evidence of age-based mate preference in the fly Drosophila pseudoobscura\r. Animal Behaviour
Snook RR, Chapman T, Moore PJ, Wedell N, Crudgington HS (2008). Interactions between the sexes: neglected perspectives on sexual selection and reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology
Wedell N, Tregenza T, Simmons LW (2008). Nuptial gifts fail to resolve a sexual conflict in an insect. BMC Evol Biol, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell, N. (2008). Selfish genetic elements and sexual selection: their impact on male fertility\r. Genetica, 132, 295-307.
Price TAR, Hodgson DJ, Lewis Z, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2008). Selfish genetic elements promote polyandry in a fly. Science, 322(5905), 1241-1243. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman AJ, Avent TD, Snook RR, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2008). Sex ratio distorter reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Evolution, 62(7), 1644-1652. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Taylor ML, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2008). Sexual selection and female fitness in <em>Drosophila simulans</em>. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62, 721-728.
Chapman, T. Moore, P.J. Wedell, N. (2008). Sexual selection and reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology
Lewis Z, Price TAR, Wedell N (2008). Sperm competition, immunity, selfish genes and cancer. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 65(20), 3241-3254. Abstract. DOI.
Champion De Crespigny FE, Wedell N (2008). The impact of anaesthetic technique on survival and fertility in Drosophila. Physiological Entomology, 33(4), 310-315. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett EA, Duplouy AMR, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD, Charlat S (2008). You can't keep a good parasite down: Evolution of a male-killer suppressor uncovers cytoplasmic incompatibility. Evolution, 62(5), 1258-1263. Abstract. DOI.
Wedell, N. (2007). Effect of adult feeding on ejaculate production in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).\r. Journal of Insect Behaviour, 20, 201-213.
Lewis Z, Wedell N (2007). Effect of adult feeding on male mating behaviour in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Insect Behavior, 20(2), 201-213. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett, E.A. Fullard, J.H. Davies, N. (2007). Extraordinary flux in sex-ratio. Science, 317: 214
Charlat S, Reuter M, Dyson EA, Hornett EA, Duplouy A, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2007). Male-Killing Bacteria Trigger a Cycle of Increasing Male Fatigue and Female Promiscuity. Current Biology, 17(3), 273-277. Abstract. DOI.
Rueter, M. Dyson, E.A. Hornett, E.A. (2007). Male-killing bacteria increase female mating frequency. Current Biology, 17: 273-277
Champion De Crespigny FE, Wedell N (2007). Mate preferences in Drosophila infected with Wolbachia?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61(8), 1229-1235. Abstract. DOI.
Champion de Crespigny, F.E. & Wedell, N (2007). Mate preferences in Wolbachia infected Drosophila\r. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61, 1229-1235.
Wedell, N. (2007). Selfish genetic elements and sexual selection: their impact on male fertility. Genetica
Wedell N (2007). Sperm competition and ejaculate evolution. Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl, 65, 115-135. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hurst G, Charlat S, Hornett E, Wedell N (2007). Survival of the fastest. Planet Earth(AUTUMN). Abstract.
Taylor, M, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2007). The heritability of attractiveness. Current Biology, 17, R959-R960.
Dyson, E.A. Hornett, E.A. Duplouy, A.M.R. (2006). Competing selfish genetic elements in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. \r. Current Biology, 16, 2453-2458.
Dall SRX, McNamara JM, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2006). Debating sexual selection and mating strategies. Science, 312(5774), 689-697. Author URL. DOI.
Mcnamara, J.M. Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2006). Debating sexual selection and mating strategies. Science, 312
Wedell N, Charlat S, Davies N, Duploy AMR (2006). Evolution of male killer suppression in a natural population. PLoS Biology, 4(9). Full text. DOI.
Tregenza, T. Simmons, L.W. Wedell, N. & Zuk, M. (2006). Female preference for male courtship song and its role as a signal of immune function and condition. Animal Behaviour, 72, 809-118.
de Crespigny FEC, Pitt TD, Wedell N (2006). Increased male mating rate in Drosophila is associated with Wolbachia infection. J Evol Biol, 19(6), 1964-1972. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N, Chapman T (2006). Introduction. Sexual conflict: a new paradigm?. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 361(1466), 229-234. Author URL. DOI.
Wedell N (2006). Male genotype affects female fitness in a paternally investing species. Evolution, 60(8), 1638-1645. DOI.
Wedell, N. Beveridge, M. Tregenza, T. (2006). Post-copulatory inbreeding avoidance by female crickets only revealed by molecular markers. Molecular Ecology, 15(12), 3817-3824.
Wedell, N. Chapman, T.C. (2006). Sexual conflict - a new paradigm?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 361, 229-234.
Kvarnemo, L. Lessells, C.M. Tregenza (2006). Sexual conflict and life histories. Animal Behaviour, 71, 999-1011.
Andrews, T. Ingrey, H. Dunn, A. (2006). Strategic sperm allocation under parasitic sex ratio distortion. Biology Letters, 2(1), 78-80.
Ballantyne, G.A. Wedell, N. (2006). Variation in the cost to females of the sexual conflict over mating in the seed bug Lygaeus equestris (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).\r. Animal Behaviour, 72, 313-321.
Shuker DM, Ballantyne GA, Wedell N (2006). Variation in the cost to females of the sexual conflict over mating in the seed bug, Lygaeus equestris. Animal Behaviour, 72(2), 313-321. Abstract. DOI.
Pitt, T. Wedell, N. (2006). Wolbachia increases male mating rate in Drosophila. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19: 1964-1972
Wedell N, Champion de Crespigny FE (2006). Wolbachia infection reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 273(1593), 1455-1458. DOI.
De Crespigny FEC, Wedell N (2006). Wolbachia infection reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1593), 1455-1458. Abstract. DOI.
Champion de Crespigny, F. E. Butlin, R. K. & Wedell, N. (2005). Can cytoplasmic incompatibility inducing Wolbachia promote the evolution of mate preferences?. \r. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 18, 967-977.
Dall SRX, Wedell N (2005). Evolutionary conflict: sperm wars, phantom inseminations. Curr Biol, 15(19), R801-R803. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dall SRX, Wedell, N. (2005). Evolutionary conflict: sperm wars, phantom inseminations. Current Biology, 19, R801-803.
Wedell, N. (2005). Female receptivity in butterflies and moths. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 3433-3440
Ritchie, M.G. (2004). Male age, mating status and nuptial gift quality in a bushcricket. \r. Animal Behaviour, 67, 1059-1065.
Bretman AJ, Wedell N, Tregenza T (2004). Molecular evidence of post-copulatory inbreeding avoidance in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 271(1535), 159-164. DOI.
Wedell, N. Tregenza, T. (2004). Polyandry and inbreeding avoidance: Evidence from the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus\r. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 271, 159-164.
Tregenza T, Hosken DJ, Ward PI, Wedell N (2003). Maternal effects on offspring depend on female mating pattern and offspring environment in yellow dung flies. Evolution, 57(2), 297-304. DOI.
Wedell N, Karlsson B (2003). Paternal investment directly affects female reproductive effort in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 270(1528), 2065-2071. DOI.
Hosken DJ, Garner, T.W.J. Tregenza, T. Wedell N, Ward PI (2003). Superior sperm competitors sire higher quality young. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 270, 1933-1938.
Ward PI, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. Tregenza T (2002). Measuring the sperm competition successes of field males of the yellow dung fly. Ecological Entomology, 27, 763-765.
Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. Tregenza, T. (2002). Measuring the sperm competition successes of field males. \r. Ecological Entomology, 27, 763-765.
Wiklund, C. Cook, P.A. (2002). Monandry and polyandry as alternative lifestyles in a butterfly.\r. Behavioral Ecology, 13, 450-455.
Tregenza, T. Wedell, N. (2002). Oviposition preference and geographic specialization by the mrymecophilous butterfly <em>Jalmenus evagoras</em> (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in response to attendant ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 15, 861-870.
Fraser AM, Tregenza T, Wedell N, Elgar MA, Pierce NE (2002). Oviposition tests of ant preference in a myrmecophilous butterfly. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 15(5), 861-870. Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N (2002). Polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding. Nature, 415(6867), 71-73. DOI.
Gage, M.J.G. Parker, G.A. (2002). Sperm competition, male prudence and sperm limited females. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17: 313-320
Wedell, N. (2001). Female remating in butterflies: interaction between female genotype and non-fertile sperm. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 14, 746-754.
Tregenza T, Butlin RK, Wedell N (2000). Evolutionary biology - Sexual conflict and speciation. NATURE, 407(6801), 149-150. Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N (2000). Genetic compatibility, mate choice and patterns of parentage: invited review. Mol Ecol, 9(8), 1013-1027. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tregenza T, Butlin RK, Wedell N (2000). Sexual conflict and speciation. Nature, 407(6801), 149-150. Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza, T. (1999). Successful fathers sire successful sons. Evolution, 53, 620-625.
Wedell, N. (1998). Benefits of multiple mates in the cricket <em>Gryllus bimaculatus</em>. Evolution, 52, 1726-1730.
Wedell, N. (1997). Definitive evidence for cuticular pheromones in a cricket. Animal Behaviour, 54, 979-984.
Wedell, N. (1997). Natural selection bias?. Nature, 386

Chapters

Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals. In Leonard JL, Córdoba-Aguilar A (Eds.) The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals, Oxford Univ Pr, 307-331.  Abstract.
Wedell, N. (2005). Sperm competition in butterflies and moths. In Fellowes MDE, Holloway GJ, Rolff J (Eds.) Insect Evolutionary Ecology, CABI Publishing, 49-81.

Publications by year



In Press

Hosken DJ, Taylor, M. Hoyle, K. Higgins, S. Wedell N (In Press). Attractive males have greater success in sperm competition. Current Biology
Hosken DJ, Hawkes MF, Gamble CE, Turner ECR, Carey MR, Wedell N (In Press). Intralocus sexual conflict and insecticide resistance. Proceedings B Full text.
Wigmore, C. Hodgson, D.J. Wedell, N. (In Press). Multiple mating increases female fitness in <em>Drosophila simulans</em>. Animal Behaviour
Wedell N, Rostant W, Bowyer J, Coupland J, Facey J, Hosken DJ (In Press). Pleiotropic effects of DDT resistance on male size and behaviour. Behavior Genetics Full text.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Skeats A, Wedell N (In Press). Temperature can shape a cline in polyandry, but only genetic variation can sustain it over time. Behavioral Ecology Abstract.  Full text.
Hosken DJ, Alonzo SH, Wedell N (In Press). Why aren’t females ornamented more often?.
Hosken DJ, Alonzo SH, Wedell N (In Press). Why aren’t signals of female quality more common?.  Full text.

2017

Jungwirth A, Wedell N, Bshary R, Milinski M (2017). Animal personalities: an empty placeholder feigning understanding: a comment on Beekman and Jordan. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 28(3), 629-630. Author URL. DOI.
Baxter SW, Hoffman JI, Tregenza T, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2017). EB Ford revisited: assessing the long-term stability of wing-spot patterns and population genetic structure of the meadow brown butterfly on the Isles of Scilly. Heredity (Edinb), 118(4), 322-329. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2017). Three billion years of research and development. NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, 1 DOI.

2016

Perry JC, Joag R, Hosken DJ, Wedell N, Radwan J, Wigby S (2016). Experimental evolution under hyper-promiscuity in Drosophila melanogaster. BMC Evol Biol, 16(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Lindholm AK, Dyer KA, Firman RC, Fishman L, Forstmeier W, Holman L, Johannesson H, Knief U, Kokko H, Larracuente AM, et al (2016). The Ecology and Evolutionary Dynamics of Meiotic Drive. Trends Ecol Evol, 31(4), 315-326. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Chargé R, Wedell N, Lindstedt C, Hämäläinen L, Övermark E, Mappes J (2016). Variation in male fertility in a polymorphic moth, Parasemia plantaginis. Animal Behaviour, 111, 33-40. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Giraldo-Perez P, Herrera P, Campbell A, Taylor ML, Skeats A, Aggio R, Wedell N, Price TAR (2016). Winter is coming: hibernation reverses the outcome of sperm competition in a fly. J Evol Biol, 29(2), 371-379. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Holman L, Price TAR, Wedell N, Kokko H (2015). Coevolutionary dynamics of polyandry and sex-linked meiotic drive. Evolution, 69(3), 709-720. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N (2015). Nina Wedell. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 25(22), R1062-R1063. Author URL.
Taylor ML, Skeats A, Wilson AJ, Price TAR, Wedell N (2015). Opposite environmental and genetic influences on body size in North American Drosophila pseudoobscura Evolutionary ecology and behaviour. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 15(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rostant WG, Kay C, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2015). Sexual conflict maintains variation at an insecticide resistance locus. BMC Biol, 13 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Herrera P, Taylor ML, Skeats A, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Can patterns of chromosome inversions in Drosophila pseudoobscura predict polyandry across a geographical cline?. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(15), 3072-3081. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mank JE, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2014). Conflict on the sex chromosomes: cause, effect, and complexity. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol, 6(12). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman A, Gradilla AC, Reger J, Taylor ML, Giraldo-Perez P, Campbell A, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2014). Does polyandry control population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene?. Proc Biol Sci, 281(1783). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman A, Gradilla AC, Reger J, Taylor ML, Giraldo-Perez P, Campbell A, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2014). Does polyandry control population sex ratio via regulation of a selfish gene?. Proceedings. Biological sciences / the Royal Society, 281(1783). Abstract. DOI.
Duffy E, Joag R, Radwan J, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2014). Inbreeding alters intersexual fitness correlations in Drosophila simulans. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(17), 3330-3338. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(7), 376-383. Abstract. DOI.
Taylor ML, Price TAR, Wedell N (2014). Polyandry in nature: a global analysis. Trends Ecol Evol, 29(7), 376-383. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Hornett EA, Moran B, Reynolds LA, Charlat S, Tazzyman S, Wedell N, Jiggins CD, Hurst GDD (2014). The evolution of sex ratio distorter suppression affects a 25 cM genomic region in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. PLoS Genet, 10(12). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Awrahman ZA, Champion de Crespigny F, Wedell N (2014). The impact of Wolbachia, male age and mating history on cytoplasmic incompatibility and sperm transfer in Drosophila simulans. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(1), 1-10. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Awrahman ZA, Champion de Crespigny F, Wedell N (2014). The impact of Wolbachia, male age and mating history on cytoplasmic incompatibility and sperm transfer in Drosophila simulans. J Evol Biol, 27(1), 1-10. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Arundell KL, Wedell N, Dunn AM (2014). The impact of predation risk and of parasitic infection on parental care in brooding crustaceans. Animal Behaviour, 96, 97-105. Abstract. DOI.

2013

McNamara KB, Wedell N, Simmons LW (2013). Experimental evolution reveals trade-offs between mating and immunity. Biology Letters, 9(4). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Arundell KL, Wedell N, Dunn AM (2013). Perceived risk of sperm competition affects sperm investment in a mate-guarding amphipod. Animal Behaviour Abstract. DOI.
Mank JE, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2013). Polyandry and sex-specific gene expression. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1613). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mank JE, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2013). Polyandry and sex-specific gene expression. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 368(1613). Abstract. DOI.
House CM, Lewis Z, Hodgson DJ, Wedell N, Sharma MD, Hunt J, Hosken DJ (2013). Sexual and natural selection both influence male genital evolution. PLoS One, 8(5). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell N (2013). The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1613). Abstract. DOI.
Wedell N (2013). The dynamic relationship between polyandry and selfish genetic elements. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1613). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Lizé A, Wedell N (2013). The interplay between different stages of reproduction in males of the moth Plodia interpunctella. Animal Behaviour
Lewis Z, Lizé A, Wedell N (2013). The interplay between different stages of reproduction in males of the moth Plodia interpunctella. Animal Behaviour, 86(5), 917-922. Abstract. DOI.
Pizzari T, Wedell N (2013). The polyandry revolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1613). DOI.

2012

Harrison PW, Mank JE, Wedell N (2012). Incomplete Sex Chromosome Dosage Compensation in the Indian Meal Moth, Plodia interpunctella, Based on De Novo Transcriptome Assembly. GENOME BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(11), 1118-1126. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2012). No evidence of mate discrimination against males carrying a sex ratio distorter in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66(4), 561-568. Abstract. DOI.
Price TAR, Hoskyns RC, Rapley H, Evans JC, Wedell N (2012). No evidence that temperature-related fertility differences influence the distribution of a selfish genetic element. Functional Ecology, 26(3), 657-665. Abstract. DOI.
Smith DT, Sirot LK, Wolfner MF, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2012). The consequences of genetic variation in sex peptide expression levels for egg laying and retention in females. Heredity, 109(4), 222-225. Abstract. DOI.
Smith DT, Sirot LK, Wolfner MF, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2012). The consequences of genetic variation in sex peptide expression levels for egg laying and retention in females. Heredity (Edinb), 109(4), 222-225. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rostant WG, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2012). Transposable elements and insecticide resistance. Advances in Genetics, 78, 170-201. Abstract. DOI.
Rostant WG, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2012). Transposable elements and insecticide resistance. Adv Genet, 78, 169-201. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2011

Smith DT, Hosken DJ, Rostant WG, Yeo M, Griffin RM, Bretman A, Price TAR, Ffrench-Constant RH, Wedell N (2011). DDT resistance, epistasis and male fitness in flies. J Evol Biol, 24(6), 1351-1362. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Wedell N, Hunt J (2011). Evidence for strong intralocus sexual conflict in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella. Evolution, 65(7), 2085-2097. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2011). No evidence of mate discrimination against males carrying a sex ratio distorter in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 1-8.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2011). Remating in the laboratory reflects rates of polyandry in the wild. Animal Behaviour, 82(6), 1381-1386. Abstract. DOI.
Mank JE, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2011). Some inconvenient truths about sex chromosome dosage compensation and the potential role of sexual conflict. Evolution, 65(8), 2133-2144. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Champion de Crespigny FE, Sait SM, Tregenza T, Wedell N (2011). Wolbachia infection lowers fertile sperm transfer in a moth. Biol Lett, 7(2), 187-189. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2010

Taylor ML, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). Attractive males do not sire superior daughters. Evolutionary Ecology, 24(1), 195-205. Abstract. DOI.
Narraway C, Hunt J, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). Genotype by envirnment interactions for female preference. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23, 2550-2557.
Ingleby FC, Lewis Z, Wedell N (2010). Level of sperm competition promotes evolution of male ejaculate allocation patterns in a moth. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 80(1), 37-43. Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Polyandry prevents extinction. Curr Biol, 20(5), 471-475. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Lewis Z, Smith DT, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2010). Sex ratio drive promotes sexual conflict and sexual coevolution in the fly Drosophila pseudoobscura. Evolution, 64(5), 1504-1509. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lewis Z, Brakefield PM, Wedell N (2010). Speed or sperm: a potential trade-off between development and reproduction in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). European Journal of Entomology, 107(1), 55-59. Abstract.
Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2010). The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals. In Leonard JL, Córdoba-Aguilar A (Eds.) The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals, Oxford Univ Pr, 307-331.  Abstract.
Wedell N (2010). Variation in male courtship costs in butterflies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64(9), 1385-1391. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Wedell N, Wiklund C, Bergström J (2009). Coevolution of non-fertile sperm and female receptivity in a butterfly. Biol Lett, 5(5), 678-681. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Lewis Z, Wedell N (2009). Male moths reduce sperm investment in relatives. Animal Behaviour, 77(6), 1547-1550. Abstract. DOI.
Hosken DJ, Stockley P, Tregenza T, Wedell N (2009). Monogamy and the battle of the sexes. Annu Rev Entomol, 54, 361-378. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Higgins SL, Hosken DJ, Wedell N (2009). Phenotypic and genetic variation in male genitalia in the seedbug, Lygaeus equestris (Heteroptera). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98(2), 400-405. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett EA, Charlat S, Wedell N, Jiggins CD, Hurst GDD (2009). Rapidly Shifting Sex Ratio across a Species Range. Current Biology, 19(19), 1628-1631. Abstract. DOI.
Price T, Lewis Z, Wedell N (2009). Sperm dumping as a defense against meiotic drive. J Biol, 8(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Charlat S, Duplouy A, Hornett EA, Dyson EA, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GD (2009). The joint evolutionary histories of Wolbachia and mitochondria in Hypolimnas bolina. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9(1). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Smith DT, Hosken DJ, Ffrench-Constant RH, Wedell N (2009). Variation in sex peptide expression in D. melanogaster. Genet Res (Camb), 91(4), 237-242. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2008

Avent TD, Price TAR, Wedell N (2008). Age-based female preference in the fruit fly Drosophila pseudoobscura. Animal Behaviour, 75(4), 1413-1421. Abstract. DOI.
Fischer K, Zimmer K, Wedell N (2008). Correlated responses to selection on female egg size in male reproductive traits in a butterfly\r. Evolutionary Ecology, 23, 389-402.
Champion de Crespigny, F.E. Hurst, L.D. & Wedell, N (2008). Do Wolbachia associated incompatibilities promote polyandry?\r. Evolution, 62, 107-122.
Price, T.A.R. Wedell, N. (2008). Evidence of age-based mate preference in the fly Drosophila pseudoobscura\r. Animal Behaviour
Snook RR, Chapman T, Moore PJ, Wedell N, Crudgington HS (2008). Interactions between the sexes: neglected perspectives on sexual selection and reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology
Wedell N, Tregenza T, Simmons LW (2008). Nuptial gifts fail to resolve a sexual conflict in an insect. BMC Evol Biol, 8 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wedell, N. (2008). Selfish genetic elements and sexual selection: their impact on male fertility\r. Genetica, 132, 295-307.
Price TAR, Hodgson DJ, Lewis Z, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2008). Selfish genetic elements promote polyandry in a fly. Science, 322(5905), 1241-1243. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Price TAR, Bretman AJ, Avent TD, Snook RR, Hurst GDD, Wedell N (2008). Sex ratio distorter reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Evolution, 62(7), 1644-1652. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Taylor ML, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2008). Sexual selection and female fitness in <em>Drosophila simulans</em>. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 62, 721-728.
Chapman, T. Moore, P.J. Wedell, N. (2008). Sexual selection and reproductive isolation. Evolutionary Ecology
Lewis Z, Price TAR, Wedell N (2008). Sperm competition, immunity, selfish genes and cancer. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 65(20), 3241-3254. Abstract. DOI.
Champion De Crespigny FE, Wedell N (2008). The impact of anaesthetic technique on survival and fertility in Drosophila. Physiological Entomology, 33(4), 310-315. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett EA, Duplouy AMR, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD, Charlat S (2008). You can't keep a good parasite down: Evolution of a male-killer suppressor uncovers cytoplasmic incompatibility. Evolution, 62(5), 1258-1263. Abstract. DOI.

2007

Wedell, N. (2007). Effect of adult feeding on ejaculate production in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).\r. Journal of Insect Behaviour, 20, 201-213.
Lewis Z, Wedell N (2007). Effect of adult feeding on male mating behaviour in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Insect Behavior, 20(2), 201-213. Abstract. DOI.
Hornett, E.A. Fullard, J.H. Davies, N. (2007). Extraordinary flux in sex-ratio. Science, 317: 214
Charlat S, Reuter M, Dyson EA, Hornett EA, Duplouy A, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2007). Male-Killing Bacteria Trigger a Cycle of Increasing Male Fatigue and Female Promiscuity. Current Biology, 17(3), 273-277. Abstract. DOI.
Rueter, M. Dyson, E.A. Hornett, E.A. (2007). Male-killing bacteria increase female mating frequency. Current Biology, 17: 273-277
Champion De Crespigny FE, Wedell N (2007). Mate preferences in Drosophila infected with Wolbachia?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61(8), 1229-1235. Abstract. DOI.
Champion de Crespigny, F.E. & Wedell, N (2007). Mate preferences in Wolbachia infected Drosophila\r. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 61, 1229-1235.
Wedell, N. (2007). Selfish genetic elements and sexual selection: their impact on male fertility. Genetica
Wedell N (2007). Sperm competition and ejaculate evolution. Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl, 65, 115-135. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hurst G, Charlat S, Hornett E, Wedell N (2007). Survival of the fastest. Planet Earth(AUTUMN). Abstract.
Taylor, M, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2007). The heritability of attractiveness. Current Biology, 17, R959-R960.

2006

Dyson, E.A. Hornett, E.A. Duplouy, A.M.R. (2006). Competing selfish genetic elements in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. \r. Current Biology, 16, 2453-2458.
Dall SRX, McNamara JM, Wedell N, Hosken DJ (2006). Debating sexual selection and mating strategies. Science, 312(5774), 689-697. Author URL. DOI.
Mcnamara, J.M. Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. (2006). Debating sexual selection and mating strategies. Science, 312
Wedell N, Charlat S, Davies N, Duploy AMR (2006). Evolution of male killer suppression in a natural population. PLoS Biology, 4(9). Full text. DOI.
Tregenza, T. Simmons, L.W. Wedell, N. & Zuk, M. (2006). Female preference for male courtship song and its role as a signal of immune function and condition. Animal Behaviour, 72, 809-118.
de Crespigny FEC, Pitt TD, Wedell N (2006). Increased male mating rate in Drosophila is associated with Wolbachia infection. J Evol Biol, 19(6), 1964-1972. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N, Chapman T (2006). Introduction. Sexual conflict: a new paradigm?. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 361(1466), 229-234. Author URL. DOI.
Wedell N (2006). Male genotype affects female fitness in a paternally investing species. Evolution, 60(8), 1638-1645. DOI.
Wedell, N. Beveridge, M. Tregenza, T. (2006). Post-copulatory inbreeding avoidance by female crickets only revealed by molecular markers. Molecular Ecology, 15(12), 3817-3824.
Wedell, N. Chapman, T.C. (2006). Sexual conflict - a new paradigm?. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 361, 229-234.
Kvarnemo, L. Lessells, C.M. Tregenza (2006). Sexual conflict and life histories. Animal Behaviour, 71, 999-1011.
Andrews, T. Ingrey, H. Dunn, A. (2006). Strategic sperm allocation under parasitic sex ratio distortion. Biology Letters, 2(1), 78-80.
Ballantyne, G.A. Wedell, N. (2006). Variation in the cost to females of the sexual conflict over mating in the seed bug Lygaeus equestris (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).\r. Animal Behaviour, 72, 313-321.
Shuker DM, Ballantyne GA, Wedell N (2006). Variation in the cost to females of the sexual conflict over mating in the seed bug, Lygaeus equestris. Animal Behaviour, 72(2), 313-321. Abstract. DOI.
Pitt, T. Wedell, N. (2006). Wolbachia increases male mating rate in Drosophila. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 19: 1964-1972
Wedell N, Champion de Crespigny FE (2006). Wolbachia infection reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 273(1593), 1455-1458. DOI.
De Crespigny FEC, Wedell N (2006). Wolbachia infection reduces sperm competitive ability in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1593), 1455-1458. Abstract. DOI.

2005

Champion de Crespigny, F. E. Butlin, R. K. & Wedell, N. (2005). Can cytoplasmic incompatibility inducing Wolbachia promote the evolution of mate preferences?. \r. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 18, 967-977.
Dall SRX, Wedell N (2005). Evolutionary conflict: sperm wars, phantom inseminations. Curr Biol, 15(19), R801-R803. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dall SRX, Wedell, N. (2005). Evolutionary conflict: sperm wars, phantom inseminations. Current Biology, 19, R801-803.
Wedell, N. (2005). Female receptivity in butterflies and moths. Journal of Experimental Biology, 208: 3433-3440
Wedell, N. (2005). Sperm competition in butterflies and moths. In Fellowes MDE, Holloway GJ, Rolff J (Eds.) Insect Evolutionary Ecology, CABI Publishing, 49-81.

2004

Ritchie, M.G. (2004). Male age, mating status and nuptial gift quality in a bushcricket. \r. Animal Behaviour, 67, 1059-1065.
Bretman AJ, Wedell N, Tregenza T (2004). Molecular evidence of post-copulatory inbreeding avoidance in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 271(1535), 159-164. DOI.
Wedell, N. Tregenza, T. (2004). Polyandry and inbreeding avoidance: Evidence from the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus\r. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 271, 159-164.

2003

Tregenza T, Hosken DJ, Ward PI, Wedell N (2003). Maternal effects on offspring depend on female mating pattern and offspring environment in yellow dung flies. Evolution, 57(2), 297-304. DOI.
Wedell N, Karlsson B (2003). Paternal investment directly affects female reproductive effort in an insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences, 270(1528), 2065-2071. DOI.
Hosken DJ, Garner, T.W.J. Tregenza, T. Wedell N, Ward PI (2003). Superior sperm competitors sire higher quality young. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 270, 1933-1938.

2002

Ward PI, Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. Tregenza T (2002). Measuring the sperm competition successes of field males of the yellow dung fly. Ecological Entomology, 27, 763-765.
Wedell, N. Hosken, D.J. Tregenza, T. (2002). Measuring the sperm competition successes of field males. \r. Ecological Entomology, 27, 763-765.
Wiklund, C. Cook, P.A. (2002). Monandry and polyandry as alternative lifestyles in a butterfly.\r. Behavioral Ecology, 13, 450-455.
Tregenza, T. Wedell, N. (2002). Oviposition preference and geographic specialization by the mrymecophilous butterfly <em>Jalmenus evagoras</em> (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in response to attendant ants. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 15, 861-870.
Fraser AM, Tregenza T, Wedell N, Elgar MA, Pierce NE (2002). Oviposition tests of ant preference in a myrmecophilous butterfly. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 15(5), 861-870. Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N (2002). Polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding. Nature, 415(6867), 71-73. DOI.
Gage, M.J.G. Parker, G.A. (2002). Sperm competition, male prudence and sperm limited females. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17: 313-320

2001

Wedell, N. (2001). Female remating in butterflies: interaction between female genotype and non-fertile sperm. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 14, 746-754.

2000

Tregenza T, Butlin RK, Wedell N (2000). Evolutionary biology - Sexual conflict and speciation. NATURE, 407(6801), 149-150. Author URL. DOI.
Tregenza T, Wedell N (2000). Genetic compatibility, mate choice and patterns of parentage: invited review. Mol Ecol, 9(8), 1013-1027. Abstract.  Author URL.
Tregenza T, Butlin RK, Wedell N (2000). Sexual conflict and speciation. Nature, 407(6801), 149-150. Author URL. DOI.

1999

Tregenza, T. (1999). Successful fathers sire successful sons. Evolution, 53, 620-625.

1998

Wedell, N. (1998). Benefits of multiple mates in the cricket <em>Gryllus bimaculatus</em>. Evolution, 52, 1726-1730.

1997

Wedell, N. (1997). Definitive evidence for cuticular pheromones in a cricket. Animal Behaviour, 54, 979-984.
Wedell, N. (1997). Natural selection bias?. Nature, 386