Publications

2014
Walling CA, Morrissey MB, Foerster K, Clutton-Brock TH, Pemberton JM & Kruuk LEB. A multivariate analysis of genetic constraints to life history evolution in a wild population of red deer. Genetics, In Press
Boulton K, Grimmer AJ, Rosnethal GG, Walling CA* & Wilson AJ* 2014 How stable are personalities? A multivariate view of behavioural variation over long and short timescales in the sheepshead swordtail, Xiphophorus birchmanni. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68: 791-803 *Equal author contribution
Bretman A, Lize A, Walling CA & Price TAR 2014 The heritability of mating behaviour in a fly and its plasticity in response to the threat of sperm competition. PLoS ONE 9:e90236
Pavitt AT, Walling CA, McNeilly AS, Pemberton JP & Kruuk LEB 2014 Variation in early-life testosterone within a wild population of red deer. Functional Ecology 28: 1224-1234
2012
Stopher KV, Walling CA, Morris A, Guinness FE, Clutton-Brock TH, Pemberton JM & Nussey DH. 2012. Shared spatial effects on quantitative genetic parameters: Accounting for spatial autocorrelation and home range overlap reduces estimates of heritability in wild red deer. Evolution, 66: 2411-2426
Nielsen JF, English S, Goodall-Copestake WP, Wang J, Walling CA, Bateman AW, Flower TP, Sutcliffe RL, Samson J, Thavarajah NK, Kruuk LEB, Clutton-Brock TH & Pemberton JM. 2012. Inbreeding and inbreeding depression of early life traits in a cooperative mammal. Molecular Ecology 21: 2788-2804
Morrissey MB, Walling CA, Wilson AJ, Pemberton JM, Clutton-Brock TH & Kruuk LEB. 2012. Genetic analysis of life history constraint and evolution in a wild ungulate population. The American Naturalist 179: E97-E114
2011
Walling CA, Nussey DH, Morris A, Clutton-Broc TH, Kruuk EB & Pemberton JM 2011 Inbreeding depression in red deer calves. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: 318
Bretman A, Rodríguez-Muñoz R, Walling CA, Slate J & Tregenza T 2011 Extremely fine scale structure creates inbreeding risks in a wild insect population. Molecular Ecology 20: 3045-3055
Wilson AJ, Morrissey M, Adams M, Walling CA, Guinness F, Pemberton J, Clutton-Brock T, Kruuk L 2011 Genetics of social dominance in red deer, Cervus elaphus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 772-783
House CM, Bleakley BH, Walling CA, Price TA, Stamper CE & Moore AJ 2011 The influence of maternal effects on indirect benefits associated with polyandry. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278: 1177-1182
2010
Rodriguez-Munoz R, Bretman A, Slate J, Walling CA & Tregenza T 2010 Natural and sexual selection in a wild insect population. Science 328: 1269-1272
Walling CA, Pemberton JP, Hadfield JD & Kruuk LEB 2010 Comparing parentage inference software: re-analysis of a red deer pedigree. Molecular Ecology 19: 1914-1928
Walling CA, Royle NJ, Lindström J & Metcalfe NB 2010 Do female association preferences predict the likelihood of reproduction? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 541-548
Wilson AJ, Réale D, Clements M, Morrissey MM, Postma E, Walling CA, Kruuk LEB & Nussey DH 2010 An ecologist's guide to the animal model. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 13-26
2009
Walling CA, Stamper CE, Salisbury CL & Moore AJ 2009 Experience does not alter alternative mating tactics in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides. Behavioral Ecology 20:153-159
House CM, Walling CA, Stamper CE & Moore AJ 2009 Females benefit from multiple mating but not multiple mates in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 1961-1966
2008
Walling CA, Stamper CE, Smiseth PT & Moore AJ 2008 The quantitative genetics of sex differences in parenting. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 105:18430-18435
Walling CA, Royle NJ, Lindström J & Metcalfe NB 2008 Experience induced preference for short-sworded males in the swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri). Animal Behaviour 26:271-276
House CM, Evans GMV, Smiseth PT, Stamper CE, Walling CA & Moore AJ 2008 The evolution of repeated mating in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides. Evolution 62: 2004-2014
2007
Walling CA, Royle NJ, Metcalfe NB & Lindström J. 2007 Green swordtails alter their age at maturation in response to the population level of male ornamentation. Biology Letters 3: 144 – 146
Walling CA, Royle NJ, Metcalfe NB & Lindström J. 2007 Early nutritional conditions, growth trajectories and mate choice: does compensatory growth lead to an accelerated decline in adult sexual attractiveness? Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 1007 – 1014
2004
Walling CA, Dawnay N, Kazem AJN & Wright J. 2004 Predator inspection behaviour in three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus): body size, local predation pressure and cooperation. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 56: 164 – 170