Stapley J, Feulner PGD, Johnston SE, Santure AW, Smadja CM (2017) Variation in recombination frequency and distribution across Eukaryotes: patterns and processes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

Kokko H, Chaturvedi A, Croll D, Fischer MC, Karrenberg S, Kerr B, Rolshausen G and Stapley J. (in press) Can evolution supply what ecology demands? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32:187-197.

Mundy N, Stapley J, Bennison C, Tucker R, Twyman H, Kang-Wook K, Burke T, Birkhead TR, Andersson S, Slate J. (2016) Red ketocarotenoid pigmentation in the zebra finch is controlled by a cytochrome P450 gene cluster. Current Biology 26: 1435-1440.

Stapley J, Santure, AW and Dennis, SR (2015) Transposable elements as agents of rapid adaptation may explain the genetic paradox of invasive species. Molecular Ecology 24: 2241-2252.

Stapley, J. Garcia, M. an Andrews, R.M. (In press) Long-term data reveal a population decline of the tropical lizard Anolis apletophallus, and a negative affect of el nino years on population growth rate. PLoS One 10: e0115450.

Keogh JS, Umbers KDL, Wilson E, Stapley J, Whiting MJ. Influence of alternative tatics and pre- and postcopulatory sexual selection on paternity and offspring performance in a lizard. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67:629-638.

Kusumi K, Kulathinal R, Abzhanov A , Boissinot S, Crawford NG, Faircloth BC, Glenn TC, Janes DE, Losos JB, Menke DB, Poe S, Sanger TJ, Schneider C, Stapley J, Wade J and Wilson-Rawls J. (2011) Developing a Community-Based Genetic Nomenclature for Anole Lizards BMC Genomics 12: 554.

Ekblom R, Stapley J, Ball AD, Birkhead T, Burke T and Slate J. (2011) Genetic mapping of the major histocompatibility complex in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), Immunogenetics 63:523-530.

Stapley J, Wordley C, and Slate J. (2011) No evidence of genetic differentiation between Anoles with different dewlap color patterns, Journal of Heredity 102: 118-124.

Stapley J, Reger J, Feulner, PGD, Smadja C, Galindo J, Ekblom R, Bennison C, Ball A, Beckerman AP and Slate J. (2010) Adaptation Genomics: the next generation, Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:705-712.

Guevara-Fiore P,  Stapley J, Watt PJ. (2010) Mating effort and female receptivity: how do male guppies decide when to invest in sex? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 10:1665-1672.

Wordley CR, Slate J and Stapley J. (2010) Mining online genomic resources in Anolis carolinensis facilitates rapid and inexpensive development of cross-species microsatellite markers for the Anolis lizard genus. Molecular Ecology Resources 11:126-133

Stapley J, Birkhead TR, Burke T, Slate J. (2010) Pronounced inter- and intrachromosomal variation in linkage disequilibrium across the zebra finch genome, Genome Research 20:496-502.

Warren WC, Clayton DF, Ellegren H, Arnold AP, Hillier LW, Kunstner A, Searle S, White S, Vilella AJ, Fairley S, Heger A, Kong L, Ponting CP, Jarvis ED, Mello CV, Minx P, Lovell P, Velho TAF, Ferris M, Balakrishnan CN, Sinha S, Blatti C, London SE, Li Y, Lin Y-C, George J, Sweedler J, Southey B, Gunaratne P, Watson M, Nam K, Backstrom N, Smeds L, Nabholz B, Itoh Y, Whitney O, Pfenning AR, Howard J, Volker M, Skinner BM, Griffin DK, Ye L, McLaren WM, Flicek P, Quesada V, Velasco G, Lopez-Otin C, Puente XS, Olender T, Lancet D, Smit AFA, Hubley R, Konkel MK, Walker JA, Batzer MA, Gu W, Pollock DD, Chen L, Cheng Z, Eichler EE, Stapley J, Slate J, Ekblom R, Birkhead T, Burke T, Burt D, Scharff C, Adam I, Richard H, Sultan M, Soldatov A, Lehrach H, Edwards SV, Yang S-P, Li X, Graves T, Fulton L, Nelson J, Chinwalla A, Hou S, Mardis ER, and Wilson RK. (2010) The genome of a songbird, Nature, 464:757-762.

Ball A, Stapley J. Dawson DA, Birkhead, TR, Burke T and Slate J. (2010) A comparison of SNPs and microsatellites as linkage mapping markers: lessons from the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). BMC Genomics 11:218.

Santure AW, Stapley J, Ball AD, Birkhead TR, Burke T and Slate J. (2010) On the use of large marker panels to estimate inbreeding and relatedness: empirical and simulation studies of a pedigreed zebra finch population typed at 771 loci.Molecular Ecology 19:1439-1451.

Guevara-Fiore P, Stapley J, Krause J, Ramnarine IW and Watt PJ. (2010) Male mate-searching strategies and female cues: How do male guppies find receptive females? Animal Behaviour 79:1191-1197.

Slate J, Gratten J, Beraldi D, Stapley J, Hale M, Pemberton J. (2009) Gene mapping in the wild with SNPs: guidelines and future directions. Genetica 136:97-107.

Stapley J, Birkhead TR, Burke T and Slate J. (2008) A linkage map of the zebra finch Taeniopygia guttata provides new insight into avian genome evolution. Genetics 179:651-667.

Stapley J. (2008) Female mountain log skinks are more likely to mate with males that court more, not males that are dominant. Animal Behaviour 75:529-538.


Lewis BA, Whiting MJ and Stapley J. (2007) Male lizards prefer females with novel scents. African Zoology 42:91-96.

Stapley J and Keogh JS. (2006) Experimental and molecular evidence that body size and ventral color interact to influence male reproductive success in a lizard.Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 18:275-288.

Stapley J. (2006) Individual variation in preferred body temperature covaries with social behaviours and colour in male lizards. Journal of Thermal Biology, 31: 362-369.

Stapley J and Whiting MJ. (2006) UV signals fighting ability in a lizard. Biology Letters 2: 169-172.

Stapley J and Keogh JS. (2005) Behavioral syndromes influence mating systems: floater pairs of a lizard have heavier offspring. Behavioral Ecology 16:514-520.

Stapley J, Hayes CM, Webb JK and Keogh JS. (2004) Novel microsatellite loci identified from the Australian eastern small-eyed snake (Elapidae: Rhinocephalus nigrescens) and cross amplification in the related genus Suta. Molecular Ecology Notes 5:54-56.

Stapley J, and Keogh JS. (2004). Exploratory and anti-predator behaviours differ between territorial and non-territorial male lizards. Animal Behaviour 68: 641-646.

Stapley J. 2004. Do mountain log skinks (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) modify their behaviour in the presence of two predators, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 56:185-189.

Stapley J. 2003. Differential avoidance of snake odours by a lizard: evidence for prioritised avoidance based on risk, Ethology, 109:785-796.

Stapley J, Hayes C., Scott IAW and Keogh JS. (2003). Population genetic differentiation and multiple paternity determined by novel microsatellite markers from the Mountain Log Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii). Molecular Ecology Notes, 3: 291-293.

Doody, JS, West P, Stapley J, Welsh M, Tucker A, Guarino E, Pauza M, Bishop N, Head M, Dennis S, West G, Pepper A and Jones A. 2003. Fauna by-catch in pipeline trenches: conservation, animal ethics, and current practises in Australia. Australian Zoologist 32(3): 410-419.

Stapley J, Foley WJ, Cunningham R and Eschler BM. (2000). How well do brushtail possums regulate their intake of Eucalyptus toxins? Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 170: 211-218.

Lawler IR, Stapley J, Foley WJ and Eschler BM. (1999). Ecological example of conditioned flavour aversion in plant-herbivore interactions – Effect of terpenes of Eucalyptus leaves on feeding by common ringtail and brushtail possums. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 25: 401-415.