publications

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Lavoie, M. D., Tedeschi, J. N., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Firman, R. C. 2019. Exposure to male-dominated environments during development influences sperm sex ratios at sexual maturity. Evolution Letters, in press.

Amy Rowley, A., Locatello, L., Kahrl, A., Rego, M., Boussard, A., Garza-Gisholt, E., Kempster, R. M., Collin, S. P., Giacomello, E., Follesa, M. C., Porcu, C., Evans, J. P., Hazin, F., Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Daly- Engel, T., Mazzoldi, C. & Fitzpatrick, J. L. 2019. Sexual selection and the evolution of sperm morphology in sharks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, in press.

Kralj-Fišer, S., Laskowski, K. L. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2019. Sex differences in the genetic architecture of a dimorphic spider. Ecology and Evolution, in press.

Berson, J. D., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2019. Experimental evidence for the role of sexual selection in the evolution of cuticular hydrocarbons in the dung beetle, Onthophagus taurus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, in press.

Evans, J. P., Wilson, A. J., Pilastro, A. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F.  2019.  Ejaculate-mediated paternal effects: evidence, mechanisms and evolutionary implications. Reproduction, 157: R109-R126.

Firman, R. C., Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Simmons, L. W. & André, G. 2018. A competitive environment influences sperm production, but not testes tissue composition, in house mice. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31: 1647-1654. PDF

Zajitschek, S. R. K., Dowling, D. K., Head, M. L., Rodriguez-Exposito, E. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2018.Transgenerational effects of maternal sexual interactions in seed beetles. Heredity, 121: 282-291. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2018. Indirect genetic effects—everything is special, everything is important: a comment on Bailey et al. Behavioral Ecology, 29(1): 12-13. PDF

Malo, A. F., Martinez-Pastor, F., Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Garde, J., Ballou, J. D. & Lacy, R. C. 2017. A father effect explains sex-ratio bias. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 284: 20171159. PDF

Martínez-Padilla, J., Estrada, A., Early, R. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2017. Evolvability meets biogeography: evolutionary potential decreases at high and low environmental favourability. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 284: 20170516. PDF SUPPL. MAT.

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2017. Promiscuity. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior, (Vonk, J. & Shackelford, T. K., eds.). Springer. PDF

Evans, J. P. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2016. The total opportunity for sexual selection and the integration of pre- and post-mating episodes of sexual selection in a complex world. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29: 2338-2361. Article

Travers, L. M., Simmons, L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2016. Lifetime changes in phenotypic expression and evolutionary potential of female mating traits in Drosophila melanogasterAnimal Behaviour, 121: 147-155. PDF

Travers, L. M., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2016. Genetic variation but weak genetic covariation between pre- and postcopulatory episodes of sexual selection in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29: 1535-1552. PDF Suppl. Info

Travers, L. M., Simmons, L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2016. Additive genetic variance in polyandry enables its evolution but polyandry is unlikely to evolve through sexy or good sperm processes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 29: 916-928. PDF Suppl. Info

Yasui, Y. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2016. Bet-hedging as a mechanism for the evolution of polyandry, revisited. Evolution, 70: 385-397. PDF Suppl. Info

Rodriguez-Exposito, E. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2016. Wild sex: when sex roles get reversed, some females develop a “penis”. The Conversation. Article

Travers, L. M., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2015. Live fast die young life history in females: evolutionary trade-off between early life mating and lifespan in female Drosophila melanogasterScientific Reports, 5: 15469. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Yasui, Y. & Evans, J.P. 2015. Risk-spreading by mating multiply is plausible and requires empirical attention. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 282: 20150866. PDF Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. and Dowling, D. K. 2015. Transgenerational effects of sexual interactions and sexual conflict: non-sires boost the fecundity of females in the following generation. Biology Letters, 11: 20150067. PDF Suppl. Info

Firman, R. C., Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Thyer, E., Wheeler, S., Yamin, Z., Yuan, M. and Simmons, L. W. 2015. Evolutionary change in testes tissue composition among experimental populations of house mice. Evolution, 69: 848-855. PDF Suppl. Info

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Yasui, Y. and Evans, J. P.  2015.  Mating portfolios: bet-hedging, sexual selection and female multiple mating.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 282: 20141525. PDF SUPP. MAT.

Zuk, M., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. Herbestein, M. E. and Simmons, L. W. 2014. Model Systems, Taxonomic Bias, And Sexual Selection: Beyond DrosophilaAnnual Review of Entomology, 59: 321-338. Article

Dowling, D. K., Williams, B. R., and Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2014. Maternal sexual interactions affect offspring survival and ageing. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27: 88-97. PDF Suppl. Info

Taylor, M. L., Evans, J. P. and Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2013. No evidence for heritability of male mating latency or copulation duration across social environments in Drosophila melanogasterPLoS ONE, 8: e77347. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Dowling, D. K.& Nystrand, M. 2013. Male, female – ah, what’s the difference? The Conversation. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Simmons, L. W., Tomkins, J. L., Kotiaho, J. S. & Evans, J. P. 2012. Comparing evolvabilities: Common errors surrounding the calculation and use of coefficients of additive genetic variation. Evolution, 66: 2341-2349. PDF SUPPL. MAT.

Jaffé, R., F. Garcia-Gonzalez, S. P. A. den Boer, L. W. Simmons, & B. Baer. 2012. Patterns of paternity skew among polyandrous social insects: What can they tell us about the potential for sexual selection? Evolution, 66: 3778-3788. PDF Suppl. Info

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2012. Explainer: what is a null hypothesis? The Conversation. Article

Evans, J. P., F. Garcia-Gonzalez, M. Almbro, O. Robinson, & J. L. -Fitzpatrick. 2012. Assessing the potential for egg chemoattractants to mediate sexual selection in a broadcast spawning marine invertebrate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 279: 2855-2861. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2012. La evolución de la poliandria. Investigación y Ciencia 429: 9-12. Article

Simmons, L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2011. Seen one seen them all? More to genitalia than meets the eye. The Conversation. Article

Simmons L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2011. Experimental coevolution of male and female genital morphology. Nature Communications, 2: 374. PDF Suppl. Info

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Evans, J. P. 2011. Fertilization success and the estimation of genetic variance in sperm competitiveness. Evolution, 65: 746-756. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2011. Good genes and sexual selection in dung beetles (Onthophagus taurus): Genetic variance in egg-to-adult and adult viability. PLoS ONE, 6: e16233. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F.2011. Sexual Selection and Experimental Evolution. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Chichester. DOI:10.1002/9780470015902.a0022859. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2011. Experimental evolution: life in the fast line. The Conversation. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2010. Male-induced costs of mating for females compensated by offspring viability benefits in an insect. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23: 2066-2075. PDF

Fitzpatrick, J. L., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Evans, J. P. 2010. Linking sperm length and velocity: the importance of intramale variation. Biology Letters, 6: 797-799. PDF Suppl. Info

Simmons, L. W., House, C. M., Hunt, J. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2009. Evolutionary response to sexual selection in male genital morphology. Current Biology, 19: 1442-1446. PDF Suppl. Info

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2009. Evolución en acción: estudios de evolución experimental en el contexto de la selección sexual. In: Dopazo, H. and Navarro, A. (Eds). Adaptación y Evolución. 150 años después del Origen de las Especies. Sociedad Española de Biología Evolutiva-Obrapropia S. L., Valencia. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2009. Selección sexual post-cópula y la evolución de la poliandria. In: Dopazo, H. and Navarro, A. (Eds). Adaptación y Evolución. 150 años después del Origen de las Especies. Sociedad Española de Biología Evolutiva-Obrapropia S. L., Valencia. PDF

Binks, R. M., Lukehurst, S. S., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Evans, J. P. 2009. Characterization of microsatellite loci for the Australian sea urchin Heliocidaris erythrogrammaMolecular Ecology Resources, 9: 1259-1261. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2008. The relative nature of fertilization success: implications for the study of post-copulatory sexual selection. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8: 140. Article

Simmons, L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2008. Evolutionary reduction in testes size and competitive fertilization success in response to the experimental removal of sexual selection in dung beetles. Evolution, 62: 2580-2591. PDF Suppl. Info

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2008. Male genetic quality and the inequality between paternity success and fertilization success: consequences for studies of sperm competition and the evolution of polyandry. Evolution, 62: 1653-1665. PDF Suppl. Info

Gomendio, M., Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Reguera, P. & Rivero A. 2008. Male egg-carrying in Phyllomorpha laciniata is favoured by natural not sexual selection. Animal Behaviour, 75: 763-770. PDF

Evans, J. P., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Marshall, D. J. 2007. Sources of genetic and phenotypic variance in sperm performance and larval traits in a sea urchin. Evolution, 61: 2832-2838. PDF

Simmons, L. W. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2007. Female crickets trade offspring viability for fecundity. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 20: 1617-1623. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2007. Shorter sperm confer higher competitive fertilization success. Evolution, 61: 816-824. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Roldan, E. R. S., Ponz, F. & Gomendio, M. 2007. The adaptive significance of male egg carrying in the golden egg bug: defining research avenues. A reply to Härdling et al. Ecological Entomology, 32: 578-581. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2007. Paternal indirect genetic effects on offspring viability and the benefits of polyandry. Current Biology, 17: 32-36. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2005. The evolution of polyandry: intrinsic sire effects contribute to embryo viability. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 18: 1097-1103. PDF

Gomendio, M. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2005. ¿Quién se ocupa de las crías?. Quercus, 232: 46-51. Article

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Núñez, Y., Ponz, F., Roldán, E. R. S., & Gomendio, M. 2005. Paternity analysis in the golden egg bug using AFLPs: do the males preferentially accept their true genetic offspring? Ecological Entomology, 30: 444-455. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Simmons, L. W. 2005. Sperm viability matters in insect sperm competition. Current Biology, 15: 271-275. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2004. Infertile matings and sperm competition: the effect of “non sperm representation” on intraspecific variation in sperm precedence patterns. American Naturalist, 164: 457-472. PDF Appendix

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. and Gomendio, M. 2004. Adjustment of copula duration and ejaculate size according to the risk of sperm competition in the golden egg bug (Phyllomorpha laciniata). Behavioral Ecology, 15: 23-30. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F., Núñez, Y., Ponz, F., Roldán, E. R. S., and Gomendio, M. 2003. Sperm competition mechanisms, confidence of paternity, and the evolution of paternal care in the golden egg bug (Phyllomorpha laciniata). Evolution, 57: 1078-1088. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. and Gomendio, M. 2003. Oviposition site selection and oviposition stimulation by conspecifics in the golden egg bug (Phyllormorpha laciniata): implications on female fitness. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 53: 385-392. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. and Gomendio, M. 2003. A field test of the intraspecific brood parasitism hypothesis in the golden egg bug (Phyllormorpha laciniata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 53: 332-339. PDF

Simmons, L.W.; Wernham, J.; Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Kamien, D. 2003. Variation in paternity in the field cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus: no influence of sperm numbers or sperm length. Behavioral Ecology, 14: 539-545. PDF

Pitnick, S. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2002. Harm to females increases with male body size in Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 269: 1821-1828. PDF

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ornosa, C. 2002. The evolution of egg carrying in Phyllomorpha laciniata (Het., Coreidae): a behavioural, physiological and molecular approach to explain its adaptive significance in males and females. PhD Thesis, Complutense University of Madrid. Document

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ornosa, C. 1999. Territorial behaviour associated with the resource defense polygyny of Anthidium florentinum (Fabricius, 1775) (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae). Boletín de la Asociación Española de Entomología, 23: 41-51.

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ornosa, C. 1999. Daily activity pattern of the wild bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) pollinators to the blackberries (Rubus ulmifolius Schott, 1818, Rosaceae) in Central Spain. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, S6: 495-505.

Ornosa, C.; Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ortíz-Sánchez, F. J. 1999. Some teratological cases in Apoidea (Hymenoptera). Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, S6: 507-512.

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ornosa, C. 1998. Metrical relations in Anthidium florentinum (Fabricius, 1775), (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): a tool for studying its territorial behaviour. Entomofauna, 19 (9): 185-188.

Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Ornosa, C. 1998. Pollinators to the blackberries (Rubus ulmifolius Schott, 1818, Rosaceae) in Central Spain: composition and identity. Zoologia Baetica, 9: 69-90.

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Evolutionary research, in particular dealing with the evolutionary ecology of sexual interactions

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