publications

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Rodriguez-Exposito, E., Garcia-Gonzalez, F. & Polak, M. 2019. Individual and synergistic effects of male external genital traits in sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, in press.

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, 3: 392-402 .

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, 32: 1027–1035.

Kralj-Fišer, S., Laskowski, K. L. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2019. Sex differences in the genetic architecture of a dimorphic spider. Ecology and Evolution, 9: 10758-10766..

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, 32: 1186-1193.

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.

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

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