Thermal phenotypic plasticity of pre- and post-copulatory male harm buffers sexual conflict in wild Drosophila melanogaster

Lonsoño-Nieto, C., García-Roa, R., González, P. & Carazo, P. 2023. eLife, 12, e84759|Link.

Sexual selection buffers the negative consequences of population fragmentation on adaptive plastic responses to increasing temperatures

Iglesias-Carrasco, M., Taboada, B., Lozano, M., Carazo, P., García-Roa, R. & Garcia-Gonzalez, F. 2023. Evolution, In Press|Link.

Sex‐specific paternal age effects on offspring quality in Drosophila melanogaster

Aguilar, P., Dag, B., Carazo, P. & Sultanova, Z. 2023. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 36, 720-729|Link.

Environmental enrichment for reptiles in European zoos: Current status and perspectives

Bartolomé, A., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2023. Animal Welfare, 32, e48|Link.

Male harm suppresses female fitness, affecting the dynamics of adaptation and evolutionary rescue

Gómez-Llano, M., Faria, G., García-Roa, R., Noble, D.W.A & Carazo, P. 2023. Evolution Letters, In Press|Link.

Metabolism as a screenwriter in the female-male coevolutionary play

Carazo, P. 2022. PNAS, 119, e2213208119|Link.

Does perception of female cues modulate male short‐term fitness components in Drosophila melanogaster?

Corbel, Q. Londoño-Nieto, C. & Carazo, P. 2022.Ecology and Evolution, 12, e9287|Link.

Male adaptive plasticity can explain the evolution of sexual perception costs

Corbel, Q, Serra, M., Garcia-Roa, R. & Carazo, P.  2022. The American Naturalist, 200, E110-E123|Link.

Perception of dead conspecifics increases reproductive investment in fruit flies

Corbel, Q & Carazo, P.  2022. Functional Ecology, 36, 1834-1844|Link.

No evidence that relatedness or familiarity modulates male harm in Drosophila melanogaster flies from a wild population

Marquez-Rosado, A., Garcia-Co, C. Londoño-Nieto, C. & Carazo, P.  2022Ecology and Evolution, 12, e8803|Link.

Kin recognition in Drosophila: rearing environment and relatedness can modulate gut microbiota and cuticular hydrocarbon odour profiles

García‐Roa, R., Domínguez‐Santos, R., Pérez‐Brocal, V., Moya, A., Latorre, A. & Carazo, P.  2022Oikos, e08755|Link.

False dichotomies and human sexual size dimorphism: A comment of Dunsworth

Font, E. & Carazo, P. 2021. Evolution and Human Behavior, 42, 176-178|Link.

Condition-transfer maternal effects modulate sexual conflict

García-Roa, R., Faria, G.S., Noble, D. & Carazo, P. 2023Behavioural Ecology, In Press|Link.

No evidence for differential sociosexual behavior and space use in the color morphs of the European common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis)

Abalos, J. et al. 2020. Ecology & Evolution, 10, 10986-11005|Link.

Genetic sex determination and sex-specific lifespan in tetrapods– evidence of a toxic Y effect

Sultanova, Z., Downing, P. A. & Carazo, P. 2023. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 36, 480-494|Link.

Kin discrimination and demography modulate patterns of sexual conflict

Faria, G., Gardner, A. & Carazo, P. 2020. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 4, 1141-1148|Link.

Condition-dependent mortality exacerbates male (but not female) reproductive senescence and the potential for sexual conflict

Sultanova, Z., García-Roa, R. & Carazo, P. 2020. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 33, 1086-1096|Link.

Temperature as a modulator of sexual selection

García-Roa, R., García-Gonzalez, F., Noble, D. & Carazo, P. 2020. Biological Reviews, 95, 1607-1629|Link.

Rethinking the effects of body size on the study of brain size evolution

Font, E., García-Roa, R., Pincheira-Donoso, D. & Carazo, P. 2019. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 93, 182-195|Editor’s choice.

Sex ratio at mating does not modulate age fitness effects in Drosophila melanogaster

Sultanova, Z. & Carazo, P. 2019. Ecology and Evolution, 9, 6501-6507 |link.

The ecology of sexual conflict: Temperature variation in the social environment can drastically modulate male harm to females

García-Roa, R., Chirinos, V. & Carazo, P. 2019. Func Ecol, 33, 681-692 |link.

Ageing via perception costs of reproduction magnifies sexual selection

García-Roa, R., Serra, M. & Carazo, P. 2018. Proc Roy Soc B, 285, 20182136 |link.

Interactions between the sexual identity of the nervous system and the social environment mediate lifespan in D. melanogaster

Fintham, E. O., Yoshida, T., Smith, S., Pavlou, H.J., Goodwin, S. F., Carazo, P. & Wigby, S. 2018. Proc Roy Soc B, 285, 20181450 |link.

Why blue tongue? A potential UV-based deimatic display in a lizard

Badiane, A.*, Carazo, P.*, Price-Rees, S.J., Ferrando-Bernal, M. & Whiting, M. J.* 2018. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 72, 104|link.

Chemosensory enrichment as a simple and effective way to improve the welfare of captive lizards

Londoño, C., Bartolomé, A., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2018. Ethology, 124, 674-683|link.

Colouration in male blue-throated keeled lizards (Algyroides nigropunctatus): Evidence for ultraviolet reflectance of throat and lateral patches

Badiane, A., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2018Herpetological Journal, 28, 39-42 |link.

The “unguarded-X” and the genetic architecture of lifespan: Inbreeding results in a potentially maladaptive sex-specific reduction of female lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster

Sultanova, Z., Andiç, M. & Carazo, P. 2018. Evolution, 72, 40-52 |link.

Digest: Chemical communication and sexual selection in lizards

García-Roa, R. & Carazo, P. 2017. Evolution, 71, 2535-2536|link.

Perception costs of reproduction can magnify sexual selection

Carazo, P; García-Roa, R., Sultanova, Z. & Serra, M. 2017. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1, 1414–1415|link.

Colour patch size and measurement error using reflectance spectrophotometry

Badiane, A., Pérez i de Lanuza, G., García-Custodio, M.C., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2017. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 1585-1593|link.

Experimental contact zones reveal causes and targets of sexual selection in hybridizing lizards

MacGregor, H., While, G., Barrett, J., Pérez i de Lanuza, G., Carazo, P., Michaelides, S. & Uller, T. 2017Functional Ecology, 31, 742-752.|link.

The role of male coloration in the outcome of staged contests in the European common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis)

Abalos, J., Pérez i de Lanuza, G., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2017Behaviour, 153, 607-631|link.

Insulin signalling mediates the response to male-induced harm in female Drosophila melanogaster

Sepil, I., Carazo, P., Perry, J.C. & Wigby, S. 2016Scientific Reports, 6, 30205|Open access.

Inbreeding removes sex differences in lifespan in a population of Drosophila melanogaster

Carazo, P., Green, J., Sepil, I., Pizzari, T. & Wigby, S. 2016Biology Letters, 12, 20160337|Open access.

Related male Drosophila melanogaster reared together as larvae fight less and sire longer lived daughters

Carazo, P., Perry, J.C., Johnson, F., Pizzari, T. & Wigby, S. 2015Ecology and Evolution, 14, 2787-2797|Open access.

Sexual selection drives asymmetric introgression in wall lizards

While, G. M., Michaelides, S., Heathcote, R.J.P., (…) & Uller, T. 2015.  Ecology Letters, 18, 1366-1375| pdf.

Aggressive mimicry coexists with mutualism in an aphid

Salazar, A., Furstenau, D., Quero, C., Perez-Hidalgo, I, Carazo, P.,  Font, E. & Martinez-Torres, D. 2015. PNAS, 112, 1101:1106|pdf.

Inclusive fitness and sexual conflict: how population structure can modulate the battle of the sexes

Pizzari, T., Biernaskie, J. & Carazo, P. 2015. BioEssays, 33, 155-166 |pdf.

Recognition of familiarity on the basis of howls: a playback experiment in a captive group of wolves

Palacios, V., Font, E., Márquez, R. & Carazo, P. 2015Behaviour, 152. 593-614 |pdf.

Within-group male relatedness reduces harm to females in Drosophila

Carazo, P., Tan, C. K. W., Allen, F., Wigby, S., & Pizzari, T. 2014Nature, 505, 672-675.|News and views Nature.

Sex and boldness explain individual differences in spatial learning in a lizard.

Carazo, P., Noble, D., Chandrasoma, D. & Whiting, M. 2014Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281, 20133275.

Colours of quality: structural (but not pigment) coloration informs about male quality in a polychromatic

Pérez i de Lanuza, G., Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2014Animal Behaviour, 90, 73-81.

‘Communication breakdown’: the evolution of signal unreliability and deception

Carazo, P & Font, E. 2014Animal Behaviour, 87, 17-22.

Colour assortative mating in a colour polymorphic lacertid lizard.

Pérez i de Lanuza, G., Font, E. & Carazo, P. 2013Behavioral Ecology, 24, 273-279. |Post-print version.


Quantity estimation based on numerical cues in the mealworm beetle (Tenebrio molitor)

Carazo, P., Fernández-Perea, R. & Font, E. 2012Frontiers in Comparative Psychology,3, a502.  |pdf.

Learning outdoors: Male lizards show rapid, flexible spatial learning under semi-natural conditions

Noble, D., Carazo, P. & Whiting, M. 2012Biology Letters, 8, 946-948. |pdf.

Predator-elicited foot shakes in wall lizards (Podarcis muralis): Evidence for a pursuit-deterrent function.

Font, E., Carazo, P., Pérez i de Lanuza, G. & Kramer, M. 2012Journal of Comparative Psychology, 26, 87-96. Voted third best paper of the year in Journal of Comparative Psychology. |pdf.

Social behaviour, chemical communication, and adult neurogenesis: Studies of scent mark function in Podarcis wall lizards

Font, E., Barbosa, D., Sampedro, C. & Carazo, P. 2012. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 177, 9-17. |pdf.

Male reproductive senescence as a potential source of sexual conflict in a beetle

Carazo, P., Molina-Vila, P. & Font, E. 2011. Behavioural Ecology, 22, 192-198. |pdf.

The role of scent marks in female choice of territories and refuges in a lizard (Podarcis hispanica)

Carazo, P., Font, E. & Desfilis, E. 2011. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 125, 362-365. |pdf.

Putting information back into biological communication.

Carazo, P., Font, E. 2010. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23, 661-669. |pdf.

The behavioural ecology of animal signals: A functional theoretical perspective and its application to the study of scent marks in the lizard Podarcis hispanica.

Carazo, P. 2010. PhD Dissertation, University of Valencia, Valencia, June 2010. (Click here for an overview).

The Evolution of Animal Communication

Font, E. & Carazo, P. 2010. Chapter 5.9. In: Adaptation and Evolution: 150 years after the Origin of Species (Eds. Dopazo, H. & Navarro, A.). Published by the Spanish Society of Evolutionary Biology.

Mathematics and Evolution: Do earthworms know how to count?

Carazo, P. & Font, E. 2010. Chapter 5.1. In: Adaptation and Evolution: 150 years after the Origin of Species (Eds. Dopazo, H. & Navarro, A.). Published by the Spanish Society of Evolutionary Biology.

Advances and new perspectives in the study of animal communication

Font, E., Carazo, P. & Perez i de Lanuza, G. 2010. Acta Zoologica lilloensis, 54, 11-34.

Quantity discrimination in Tenebrio molitor: evidence of numerosity discrimination in an invertebrate?

Carazo, P., Font, E., Forteza-Behrendt, E. & Desfilis, E. 2009. Animal Cognition, 12, 463-470. |pdf.

Impact of human disturbance and beliefs on tree agamas

Whiting, M. J., Chetty, K., Twine, W. & Carazo, P. 2009Oryx. 43, 586-590. |pdf.

Beyond ‘nasty neighbours’ and ‘dear enemies’?

Carazo, P., Font, E. & Desfilis, E. 2008. Animal Behaviour. 76, 1953-1963. |pdf.

Chemical assessment of sperm competition risk and post-copulatory mate guarding in a beetle

Carazo, P., Font, E. & Bjorn, A. 2007. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274 (1607), 261 – 267. |pdf.

Chemosensory assessment of rival competitive ability and scent mark function in a lizard

Carazo, P., Font, E. & Desfilis, E. 2007Animal Behaviour. 74, 895-902. |pdf.

Structure and function of head bob displays in a Liolaemus lizard (Liolaemus lemniscatus)

Labra, A., Carazo, P., Desfilis, E. & Font, E. 2007. Structure and function of head bob displays in a Liolaemus lizard (Liolaemus lemniscatus). Herpetologica. 61 (1), 11-18. |pdf.

Chemosensory cues allow male Tenebrio molitor beetles to assess the reproductive status of potential mates

Carazo, P., Sanchez, E., Font, E. & Desfilis, E. 2004. Animal Behaviour, 68, 123-129. |pdf.