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Marlene Zuk publications list

Complete list of technical publications, Marlene Zuk


Refereed journal articles:

Hamilton, W.D. and M. Zuk. 1982. Heritable true fitness and bright birds: a role for parasites? Science 213:384-387.

Zuk, M. 1987. Variability in attractiveness of male field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) to females. Anim. Behav. 35:1240-1248.

Zuk, M. 1987. The effects of gregarine parasites, body size, and time of day on spermatophore production and sexual selection in field crickets. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 21:65-72.

Zuk, M. 1987. Seasonal and individual variation in gregarine parasite levels in the field crickets Gryllus veletis and G. pennsylvanicus. Ecol. Entomol. 12:341-348.

Zuk, M. 1987. The effects of gregarine parasites on longevity, weight loss, fecundity and developmental time in the field crickets Gryllus veletis and G. pennsylvanicus. Ecol. Entomol. 12:349-354.

Zuk, M. 1987. Age determination of adult field crickets: methodology and field applications. Can. J. Zool. 65:1564-1566.

Zuk, M. 1988. Parasite load, body size, and age of wild-caught male field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae): Effects on sexual selection. Evolution 42:969-976.

Zuk, M. 1989. Validity of sexual selection in birds. Nature 340:104.

Hamilton, W.D. and Zuk, M. 1989. Parasites and sexual selection. Nature 341:289-290.

Zuk, M., Johnson, K., Thornhill, R. and J.D. Ligon. 1990. Mechanisms of mate choice in red jungle fowl. Evolution 44:477-485.

Zuk, M., Thornhill, R., Johnson, K., and J.D. Ligon. 1990. Parasites and mate choice in red jungle fowl. American Zoologist 30:235-244.

Ligon, J.D., Thornhill, R., Zuk, M., and K. Johnson. 1990. Male-male competition in red jungle fowl and the multiple roles of testosterone in sexual selection. Animal Behaviour 40:367-373.

Zuk, M., Thornhill, R., Ligon, J.D., Johnson, K., S. Austad, S. Ligon, N. Thornhill, and C. Costin. 1990. The role of male ornaments and courtship behavior in female choice of red jungle fowl. The American Naturalist 136:459-473.

Zuk, M., Johnson, K., Thornhill, R., and J.D. Ligon. 1990. Parasites and male ornaments in free-ranging and captive red jungle fowl. Behaviour 114:232-248.

Zuk, M. 1991. Sexual ornaments as animal signals. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 6:228-231.

Zuk, M. 1992. The role of parasites in sexual selection: current evidence and future directions. Advances in the Study of Behavior 21:39-68.

Simmons, L.W. and M. Zuk. 1993. Variability in call structure and pairing success of male field crickets, Gryllus bimaculatus: the effects of age, size, and parasite load. Animal Behaviour 44:1145-1152.

Zuk, M., Ligon, J.D., and Thornhill, R. 1993. Effects of experimental manipulation of male secondary sex characters on female mate preference in red jungle fowl. Animal Behaviour 44:999-1006.

Johnson, K., Thornhill, R., Ligon, J.D., and Zuk, M. 1993. The direction of mothers' and daughters' preferences and the heritability of male ornaments in red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus). Behavioral Ecology 4:254-259.

Zuk, M., Simmons, L.W., and Cupp, L. 1993. Calling characteristics of parasitized and unparasitized populations of the field cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus. Behav. Ecol. and Sociobiol. 33:339-343.

Zuk, M. and J. G. Decruyenaere. 1994. Measuring individual variation in colour: a comparison of two techniques. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 53:165-173.

Simmons, L.W. and M. Zuk. 1994. Age structure of parasitized and unparasitized populations of the field cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus. Ethology 98:333-340.

Chappell, M.A., Zuk, M., Kwan, T.H. and T.S. Johnsen. 1995. Energy cost of an avian vocal display: crowing in red junglefowl. Anim. Behav. 49:255-257.

Zuk, M., Johnsen, T.S., and MacLarty, T. 1995. Endocrine-immune interactions, ornaments and mate choice in red jungle fowl. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 260:205-210.

McKean, K. and M. Zuk. 1995. The evolution of signaling in immunology and behavior. Naturwissenschaften 82:509-516.

Zuk, M., Simmons, L.W., and J.T. Rotenberry. 1995. Acoustically-orienting parasitoids in calling and silent males of the field cricket Teleogryllus oceanicus. Ecological Entomology 20:380-383.

Johnsen, T.S. and M. Zuk. 1995. Testosterone and aggression in male red jungle fowl. Hormones and Behavior 29:593-598.

Zuk, M., Popma, S.L., and T.S. Johnsen. 1995. Male courtship displays, ornaments, and female mate choice in captive red jungle fowl. Behaviour 132:821-836.

Johnsen, T.S. and M. Zuk. 1996. Repeatability of mate choice in female red jungle fowl. Behavioral Ecology 7:243-246.

Rotenberry, J.T., Zuk, M., Simmons, L.W. and C. Hayes. 1996. Phonotactic parasitoids and cricket song structure: an evaluation of alternative hypotheses. Evolutionary Ecology 10:233-243.

Zuk, M. and K.A. McKean. 1996. Sex differences in parasite infections: patterns and processes. Int. J. Parasitol. 26:1009-1024.

Zuk, M. 1996. Sexual selection, endocrine-immune interactions and disease. Ecology 77:1037-1042.

Chappell, M.A., Zuk, M., and T.S. Johnsen. 1997. Repeatability of aerobic performance in red junglefowl: effects of ontogeny and nematode infection. Func. Ecol. 10:578-585.

Chappell, M.A., Zuk, M., Johnsen, T.S., and T.H. Kwan.1997. Mate choice and aerobic capacity in red junglefowl. Behaviour 134:511-530.

Zuk, M., Rotenberry, J.T., and L.W. Simmons. 1998. Calling songs of field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus) with and without phonotactic parasitoid infection. Evolution 52:166-171.

Zuk, M., Kim, T., Robinson, S., and T.S. Johnsen. 1998. Parasites influence social rank and morphology, but not mate choice, in female red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus). Animal Behaviour 56:493-499.

Zuk, M. and Kolluru, Gita R. 1998. Exploitation of sexual signals by predators and parasitoids. The Quarterly Review of Biology 73:415-438.

Johnsen, T.S. and M. Zuk. 1998. Parasites, morphology and blood characters in male red jungle fowl during development. Condor 100:749-752.

Zuk, M. and Johnsen, T.S. 1998. Seasonal changes in the relationship between ornamentation and immune response in red jungle fowl. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 265:1631-1635.

Johnsen, T.S. and M. Zuk. 1999. Parasites and tradeoffs in the immune response of female red jungle fowl. Oikos 86:487-492.

Chappell, M.A., Zuk, M., and Johnsen, T.S. 1999. Aerobic performance does not affect social rank in female Red Jungle Fowl. Func. Ecol. 13:163-168.

Sheridan, L.A.D., Poulin, R., Ward, D.F. and Zuk, M. 2000. Sex differences in parasitic infections among arthropod hosts: is there a male-bias? Oikos 88: 327-334.

Zuk, M. and Johnsen, T.S. 2000. Social environment and immunity in male red jungle fowl. Behavioral Ecology. 11:146-153.

Luong, L.T., Platzer, E.G., Zuk, M. and Giblin-Davis, R.M. 2000. Venereal worms: sexually-transmitted nematodes. J. Parasitology 86:471-477.

Kim, T. and M. Zuk. in press. The effects of age and previous experience on social rank in female red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus). Animal Behaviour.

Johnsen, T.S., Zuk, M., and Fessler, E.A. in press. Social dominance, male behaviour and mating in mixed-sex flocks of red jungle fowl. Behaviour.


Book chapters:

Zuk, M. and McKean, K.A. 2000. Signals, parasites and the immune system. Pp. 407-419 in: Espmark,Y., Amundsen,T. & Rosenqvist,G. (Eds.) Animal Signals: Signalling and Signal Design in Animal Communication. Tapir Academic Press, Trondheim, Norway.

Zuk, M. 1991. Parasites and bright birds: new data and a new prediction. Pages 317-327 in (J. Loye and M. Zuk, eds.) Bird-parasite Interactions: Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. Oxford University Press.

Zuk, M. 1994. Immunology and the evolution of behavior. Pp. 354-368 In: Behavioral Mechanisms in Ecology, L. Real (ed.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago IL.

Zuk, M. 1997. Darwinian medicine dawning in a feminist light. Pp. 417-430 in: Feminism and evolutionary biology: boundaries, intersections, and frontiers (P.A. Gowaty, ed.). Chapman and Hall, New York.

Zuk, M. and L.W. Simmons. 1997. Reproductive strategies of the crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae). In: The Evolution of Mating Systems in Insects and Arachnids. Cambridge University Press. J.C. Choe and B.J.

Zuk, M. 1999. Immune function and sexual selection. Pp. 2173-2181 In: Adams, N. & Slowtow, R. (Eds), Proc. 22nd Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban, University of Natal. Crespi, eds.



Reviews, letters, notes, and other publications:

Zuk, M. 1984. A charming resistance to parasites. Natural History 93:28-34.

Zuk, M. 1989. Male ornaments in red jungle fowl. Kudu Review 21:1,16-17.

Zuk, M. 1990. Reproductive strategies and sex differences in disease susceptibility: an evolutionary viewpoint. Parasitology Today 6:231-233.

Zuk, M. 1992. Sexual preference and genetic correlations: a reply. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7:30.

Zuk, M. 1993. Feminism and the study of animal behavior. BioScience 43:774-778.

Zuk, M. 1994. Singing under pressure: phonotactic parasitoid flies in Hawaiian cricket hosts. Research & Exploration 10:477-484.

McKean, K.A., Nunney, L., and M. Zuk. 1996. Immunology taught by Darwin. Science 272:634-635.

Zuk, M. Bryant, M.J., Kolluru, G.R., and V. Mirmovitch. 1996. Trade-offs in parasitology, evolution and behaviour. Parasitol. Today 12:46-47.

Zuk, M., Kim, T., Kristan, D., and L.L. Luong. 1997. Sex, pain and parasites. Parasitol. Today 13:332-333.

Zuk, M. 2000. Noted biologist Bill Hamilton dies. Evolution 54:1075-1076.

Zuk, M. in press. A career of many colors. Parasitology Today