1. Ajuria Ibarra, Helena; Kinahan, Michael; Marcetteau, Julien; Mehigan, Andrew J R; Ziegelmeier, Ross O; and Reader, Tom (2018) The significance of prey avoidance behavior for the maintenance of a predator color polymorphism Behavioral Ecology, TBC: TBC. [PDF]
  2. Davison, Angus; Jackson, Hannah J; Murphy, Ellis W; and Reader, Tom (2018) Discrete or indiscrete? Redefining the colour polymorphism of the land snail Cepaea nemoralis bioRxiv, 383042. [PDF]


  1. Taylor, Christopher H; Warrin, Jonathan; Gilbert, Francis; and Reader, Tom (2017) Which traits do observers use to distinguish Batesian mimics from their models? Behavioral Ecology, 28: 460–470. [PDF]


  1. Kettel, Esther F; Perrow, Martin R; and Reader, Tom (2016) Live-trapping in the stalk zone of tall grasses as an effective way of monitoring harvest mice (Micromys minutus) European Journal of Wildlife Research, 62: 241–245. [PDF]
  2. Morris, Rohanna L; and Reader, Tom (2016) Do crab spiders perceive Batesian mimicry in hoverflies? Behavioral Ecology, 27: 920–931. [PDF]
  3. Torre, Mónica Padilla; Briefer, Elodie F; Ochocki, Brad M; McElligott, Alan G; and Reader, Tom (2016) Mother–offspring recognition via contact calls in cattle, Bos taurus Animal Behaviour, 114: 147–154. [PDF]
  4. Noor, Dzul Azri Mohamed; Jeyapalan, Jennie N; Alhazmi, Safiah; Carr, Matthew; Squibb, Benjamin; Wallace, Claire; Tan, Christopher; Cusack, Martin; Hughes, Jaime; Reader, Tom; and others, (2016) Genome-wide methylation analysis identifies genes silenced in non-seminoma cell lines NPJ Genomic Medicine, 1: 15009. [PDF]
  5. Taylor, Christopher H; Reader, Tom; and Gilbert, Francis (2016) Hoverflies are imperfect mimics of wasp colouration Evolutionary Ecology, 30: 567–581. [PDF]
  6. Taylor, Christopher H; Reader, Tom; and Gilbert, Francis (2016) Why many Batesian mimics are inaccurate: evidence from hoverfly colour patterns Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283: 20161585. [PDF]
  7. Pomerai, David I; Iqbal, Nooria; Lafayette, Ivan; Nagarajan, Archana; Kaviani Moghadam, Mehri; Fineberg, April; Reader, Tom; Greedy, Steve; Smartt, Chris; and Thomas, David WP (2016) Microwave fields have little effect on α-synuclein aggregation in a Caenorhabditis elegans model of Parkinson’s disease Bioelectromagnetics, 37: 116–129. [PDF]


  1. Torre, Mónica Padilla; Briefer, Elodie F; Reader, Tom; and McElligott, Alan G (2015) Acoustic analysis of cattle (Bos taurus) mother–offspring contact calls from a source–filter theory perspective Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 163: 58–68. [PDF]


  1. Ajuria Ibarra, Helena; and Reader, Tom (2014) Female-limited colour polymorphism in the crab spider Synema globosum (Araneae: Thomisidae) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 113: 368–383. [PDF]
  2. Edmunds, Malcolm; and Reader, Tom (2014) Evidence for Batesian mimicry in a polymorphic hoverfly Evolution, 68: 827–839. [PDF]
  3. Holland, Sara L; Reader, Tom; Dyer, Paul S; and Avery, Simon V (2014) Phenotypic heterogeneity is a selected trait in natural yeast populations subject to environmental stress Environmental Microbiology, 16: 1729–1740. [PDF]


  1. Taylor, Christopher H; Gilbert, Francis; and Reader, Tom (2013) Distance transform: a tool for the study of animal colour patterns Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4: 771–781. [PDF]
  2. Ajuria Ibarra, H; and Reader, T (2013) Reasons to be different: do conspicuous polymorphisms in invertebrates persist because rare forms are fitter? Journal of Zoology, 290: 81–95. [PDF]


  1. Curno, Olivia; Reader, Tom; McElligott, Alan G; Behnke, Jerzy M; and Barnard, Chris J (2011) Infection before pregnancy affects immunity and response to social challenge in the next generation Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 366: 3364–3374. [PDF]


  1. Norfolk, Olivia; Melotte, Alice; Gilbert, Francis; Zalat, Samy; and Reader, Tom (2010) A comparative study of two agamid lizards, Laudakia stellio and Pseudotrapelus sinaitus, in southern Sinai Egyptian Journal of Biology, 12: [PDF]
  2. Newbold, Tim; Reader, Tom; El-Gabbas, Ahmed; Berg, Wiebke; Shohdi, Wael M; Zalat, Samy; El Din, Sherif Baha; and Gilbert, Francis (2010) Testing the accuracy of species distribution models using species records from a new field survey Oikos, 119: 1326–1334. [PDF]


  1. Newbold, Tim; Gilbert, Francis; Zalat, Samy; El-Gabbas, Ahmed; and Reader, Tom (2009) Climate-based models of spatial patterns of species richness in Egypt’s butterfly and mammal fauna Journal of Biogeography, 36: 2085–2095. [PDF]
  2. Curno, Olivia; Behnke, Jerzy M; McElligott, Alan G; Reader, Tom; and Barnard, Chris J (2009) Mothers produce less aggressive sons with altered immunity when there is a threat of disease during pregnancy Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 276: 1047–1054. [PDF]
  3. Newbold, Tim; Reader, Tom; Zalat, Samy; El-Gabbas, Ahmed; and Gilbert, Francis (2009) Effect of characteristics of butterfly species on the accuracy of distribution models in an arid environment Biodiversity and Conservation, 18: 3629. [PDF]
  4. Dawe, Adam S; Bodhicharla, Rakesh K; Graham, Neil S; May, Sean T; Reader, Tom; Loader, Benjamin; Gregory, Andrew; Swicord, Mays; Bit-Babik, Giorgi; and Pomerai, David I (2009) Low-intensity microwave irradiation does not substantially alter gene expression in late larval and adult Caenorhabditis elegans Bioelectromagnetics, 30: 602–612. [PDF]
  5. Reader, Tom; and Duce, Ian R (2009) Intraguild interactions promote assortative mating and affect sexual attractiveness in a phytophagous fly Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98: 171–180. [PDF]
  6. Cambridge, Elisabeth A Lloyd (2009) REVIEWS AND BRIEF NOTICES The Quarterly Review of Biology, 84:
  7. Higginson, AD; and Reader, T (2009) Environmental heterogeneity, genotype-by-environment interactions and the reliability of sexual traits as indicators of mate quality Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 276: 1153–1159. [PDF]


  1. Dawe, Adam S; Nylund, Reetta; Leszczynski, Dariusz; Kuster, Niels; Reader, Tom; and De Pomerai, David I (2008) Continuous wave and simulated GSM exposure at 1.8 W/kg and 1.8 GHz do not induce hsp16-1 heat-shock gene expression in Caenorhabditis elegans Bioelectromagnetics, 29: 92–99. [PDF]
  2. Phillips, Tim; Barnard, Chris; Ferguson, Eamonn; and Reader, Tom (2008) Do humans prefer altruistic mates? Testing a link between sexual selection and altruism towards non-relatives British Journal of Psychology, 99: 555–572. [PDF]


  1. Higginson, Andrew D; Gilbert, Francis S; Reader, Tom; and Barnard, Christopher J (2007) Reduction of visitation rates by honeybees (Apis mellifera) to individual inflorescences of lavender (Lavandula stoechas) upon removal of coloured accessory bracts (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis, 165–178. [PDF]
  2. Holland, Sara; Lodwig, Emma; Sideri, Theodora; Reader, Tom; Clarke, Ian; Gkargkas, Konstantinos; Hoyle, David C; Delneri, Daniela; Oliver, Stephen G; and Avery, Simon V (2007) Application of the comprehensive set of heterozygous yeast deletion mutants to elucidate the molecular basis of cellular chromium toxicity Genome Biology, 8: R268. [PDF]


  1. Reader, Tom; Cornell, Stephen J; and Rohani, Pejman (2006) Aggregation, intraguild interactions and the coexistence of competitors on small ephemeral patches Oikos, 115: 321–333. [PDF]
  2. Reader, Tom; Higginson, Andrew D; Barnard, Christopher J; Gilbert, Francis S; and Course, Behavioural Ecology Field (2006) The effects of predation risk from crab spiders on bee foraging behavior Behavioral Ecology, 17: 933–939. [PDF]


  1. Reader, Tom; MacLeod, Ian; Elliott, Philip T; Robinson, Oliver J; and Manica, Andrea (2005) Inter-order interactions between flower-visiting insects: foraging bees avoid flowers previously visited by hoverflies Journal of Insect Behavior, 18: 51–57. [PDF]


  1. Reader, Tom (2003) Strong interactions between species of phytophagous fly: a case of intraguild kleptoparasitism Oikos, 103: 101–112. [PDF]
  2. Reader, Tom; and Hochuli, Dieter F (2003) Understanding gregariousness in a larval Lepidopteran: the roles of host plant, predation, and microclimate Ecological Entomology, 28: 729–737. [PDF]