• Fox CW . 2021. Which peer reviewers voluntarily reveal their identity to author? Insights into the consequences of open-identities peer review.
  • Fox CW , J Meyer. 2021. The influence of the global COVID-19 pandemic on manuscript submissions and editor and reviewer performance at six ecology journals. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13734
  • Fox CW , MA Duffy, DJ Fairbairn, JA Meyer. 2019. Gender diversity of editorial boards and gender differences in the peer review process at six journal ecology.          doi/pdf/10.1002/ece3.5794        
  • Fox CW , CET Paine. 2019 Gender differences in peer review outcomes and manuscript impact at six different journals of ecology and evolution.   doi/pdf/10.1002/ece3.4993  
  • Fox CW , K Thompson, A Knapp, LA Ferry, EL Rezende, E Aime, J Meyer. 2019. Double blind peer review - An experiment. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13269       
  • Fox CW, JP Ritchey, CET Paine. 2018. Patterns of authorship in ecology and evolution: First, last and corresponding authorship vary with gender and geography. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4584
  • WU Blanckenhorn, SS Bauerfield, D Berger, G Davidowitz, Fox CW, F Guillaume, S Nakamura, K Nishimura, H Saski, RC Stillwell, T Tachi, MA Schafer. 2018. Life history traits, but not body size vary systematically along latitudinal gradients on three continents in the widespread yellow dung fly. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03752      
  •   SS Bauerfeind, MA Schäfer, D Berger, WU Blanckenhorn, Fox CW . 2018. Replicated latitudinal clines in reproductive traits of European and North American yellow dung flies. DOI: 10.1111/oik.05421   
  • CET Paine, Fox CW. 2018. The effectiveness of journals as arbiters of scientific impact. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4467
  • MA Schafer, D Berger, PT Rohner, A Kjaersgaard, SS Bauerfield, F Guillaume, CW Fox, WU Blanckenhorn. 2018. Geographic clines in wing morphology retlate to colonization history in New World but not Old World populations of yellow dung flies. DOI:10.1111/evo.13517 
  • Fox CW. 2018. Towards a mechanistic understanding of global change ecology. DOI: 10.111/1365-2435.13182 
  • Messina FJ, BD Morris & CW Fox. 2013. Effect of inbreeding on host discrimination and other fitness components in a seed beetle. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 106: 128-135. doi: 10.1603/AN12103
  • Fox CW. 2013. The effect of inbreeding on natural selection in a seed-feeding beetle. 2013. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 88-93. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12027
  • Fox CW 2005. Problems in measuring among-family variation in inbreeding depression. American Journal of Botany 92: 1929-1932.
  • Stillwell RC & CW Fox. 2005. Complex patterns of phenotypic plasticity: Interactive effects of temperature during rearing and oviposition. Ecology 86: 924-934.


  • Fox CW, ML Bush, DA Roff & WG Wallin. 2004. The evolutionary genetics of lifespan and mortality rates in two populations of the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Heredity 92: 170-181.
  • Fox CW, ME Czesak & WG Wallin. 2004. Complex genetic architecture of population differences in adult longevity of a beetle: Non-additive inheritance, gender differences, body size and a large maternal effect. Journal of Evoutionary Biology 17: 1007-1017.
  • Fox CW, RC Stillwell, AR Amarillo-S, ME Czesak & FJ Messina. 2004. Genetic architecture of population differences in oviposition behavior of the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17: 1141-1151.


  • Cope JM & CW Fox. 2003. Oviposition decisions in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): Effects of seed size on superparasitism. Journal of Stored Products Research 39: 355-365.
  • Czesak ME & CW Fox. 2003. Evolutionary ecology of size and number in a seed beetle: Genetic trade-offs differ between environments. Evolution 57: 1121-1132.
  • Czesak ME & Fox CW. 2003. Genetic variation in male effects on female reproduction and the genetic covariance between the sexes. Evolution 57: 1359-1366.
  • Fox CW, ML Bush & WG Wallin. 2003. Maternal age affects adult longevity in the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Functional Ecology 17: 811-820.
  • Fox CW, L Dublin & SJ Pollitt. 2003. Gender differences in mortality rates in two seed beetle species. Functional Ecology 17: 619-626.
  • Fox CW & J Moya-Laraño. 2003. Late-life mortality plateaus: A null model for comparing patterns of mortality. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 999-1009.
  • Fox CW & CM Rauter. 2003. Bet-hedging and the evolution of multiple mating. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 273-286.
  • Heath DD, JW Heath, CA Bryden, RM Johnson & CW Fox. 2003. Rapid evolution of egg size in captive salmon. Science 299: 1738-1740.
  • Fox CW , & DD Heath. 2003. Response to technical comment on “Rapid evolution of egg size in captive salmon” (I). Science 302: 59c.
  • Heath DD, J Moya-Laraño & CW Fox. 2003. Response to technical comment on “Rapid evolution of egg size in captive salmon” (II). Science 302: 59e.


  • Dobson SL, CW Foxx & FM Jiggins. 2002. The effect of Wolbachia-induced cytoplasmic incompatability on host population size in natural and manipulated systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 269: 437-445.
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox. Proximate mechanisms influencing egg size plasticity in the seed beetle, Stator limbatus. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 95: 724-734.
  • Carroll SP, H Dingle, TR Famula & CW Fox. 2001. Genetic architecture of adaptive differentiation in evolving host races of the Soapberry Bug, Jadera haematolma. Genetica 112: 257-272.
  • Czesak ME & CW Fox. 2001. The evolutionary ecology of offspring size; concepts and a case study. Recent Research Developments in Ecology 1: 97-114.
  • Fox CW, ME Czesak & RW Fox. 2001.Consequences of plant resistance for herbivore survivorship, growth, and selection on egg size. Ecology 82: 2790-2804.
  • Messina FJ & CW Fox. 2001.< Offspring size and number. Pp 113-127 in CW Fox, DA Roff & DJ Fairbairn (eds.) Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Waddell KJ, CW Fox, KD White & TA Mousseau. 2001. Leaf abscission phenology of a scrub oak: Consequences for growth and survivorship of a leafmining beetle. Oecologia 127: 251-258.
  • Fox CW 2000. Natural selection on seed beetle egg size in the field and the lab: Variation among environments. Ecology 81: 3029-3035.
  • Fox CW 2000. Maternal effects in insect-plant interactions: Lessons from a desert seed beetle. Recent Research Developments in Entomology 3: 71-93.
  • Fox CW, & ME Czesak. 2000. Evolutionary ecology of progeny size in arthropods. Annual Review of Entomology 45: 341-369.
  • Fox CW , & UM Savalli. 2000. Maternal effects mediate diet expansion in a seed-feeding beetle. Ecology 81: 3-7.
  • Savalli UM, ME Czesak & CW Fox. 2000. Paternal investment in the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): Variation among populations. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93: 1173-1178.
  • Fox CW, ME Czesak, TA Mousseau& DA Roff. 1999. The evolutionary genetics of an adaptive maternal effect: Egg size plasticity in a seed beetle. Evolution 53: 552-560.
  • Fox CW, ME Czesak & UM Savalli.1999. Environmentally-based maternal effects on development time in the seed beetle, Stator pruininus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): Consequences of larval density. Environmental Entomology 28: 217-223.
  • Heath DD, CW Fox & JW Heath. 1999. Maternal effects on offspring size: Variation through early development of chinook salmon. Evolution 53: 1605-1611.
  • Savalli UM & CWFox. 1999. The effects of male size, age, and mating behavior on sexual selection in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Ecology, Ethology and Evolution 11: 49-60.
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox. 1999. Effect of male mating history on paternal investment, fecundity, and female remating in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Functional Ecology 13: 169-177.
  • Fox CW 1998. Genetic and maternal influences on body size and development time in the seed beetle, Stator limbatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 91: 128-134.
  • Fox CW & TA Mousseau. 1998. Maternal effects as adaptations for transgenerational phenotypic plasticity in insects. Pp. 159-177 in TA Mousseau & CW Fox (editors) Maternal Effects as Adaptations. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Fox CW & TA Mousseau. 1998. Concluding remarks: Generalities, implications, and future directions. Pp. 345-348 TA Mousseau & CW Fox (editors) Maternal Effects as Adaptations. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Fox CW & UM Savalli. 1998. Inheritance of environmental variation in body size: Superparasitism of seeds affects grand-progeny body size via a non-genetic maternal effect. Evolution 52: 172-182.
  • Mousseau TA & CW Fox. The adaptive significance of maternal effects – Moms do more than just make babies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 403-407.
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox. 1998. Sexual selection and the fitness consequences of male body size in the seed beetle, Stator limbatus. Animal Behaviour 55: 473-483.
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox.  1998. Genetic variation in paternal investment in a seed beetle. Animal Behaviour 56: 953-96.
  • Fox CW. 1997. The ecology of body size in a seed beetle, Stator limbatus: Persistence of environmental variation across generations? Evolution 51: 1005-1010.
  • Fox CW. 1997. Egg size manipulations in the seed beetle, Stator limbatus: consequences for progeny growth. The Canadian Journal of Zoology 75: 1465-1473.
  • Fox CW, JA Nilsson & TA Mousseau. 1997. The ecology of diet expansion in a seed-feeding beetle - pre-existing variation, rapid adaptation and maternal effects? Evolutionary Ecology 11: 183-194.
  • Fox CW, MS Thakar & TA Mousseau. 1997. Egg size plasticity in a seed beetle: An adaptive maternal effect. The American Naturalist 149: 149-163.
  • Fox CW, KJ Waddell, J. des Lauriers & TA Mousseau. 1997. Seed beetle survivorship, growth and egg size plasticity in a paloverde hybrid zone. Ecological Entomology 22: 416-424.
  • Fox CW, KJ Waddell, FR Groeters & TA Mousseau. 1997. Consequences of variation in budbreak phenology for the distribution of a leafmining beetle (Brachys tessellatus) on turkey oak (Quercus laevis). Ecoscience 4: 480-489.
  • Fox CW & TA Mousseau. 1996. Larval host plant affects the fitness consequences of egg size in the seed beetle Stator limbatus. Oecologia 107: 541-548.
  • Fox CW, AD Harbin & TA Mousseau. 1996. Suitability of a non-host palo verde for development of Stator limbatus (Coleoptera; Bruchidae) larvae. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 72: 31-36.
  • Fox CW, JD Martin, MS Thakar & TA Mousseau. 1996. Clutch size manipulations in two seed beetles, Stator limbatus and S. beali: Consequences for progeny fitness. Oecologia 108: 88-94.
  • Fox CW & TA Mousseau. 1995. Asymmetrical reproductive isolation between Stator limbatus (Horn) and S. beali Johnson (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 49: 179-181.
  • Fox CW & TA Mousseau. 1995. Determinants of clutch size and seed preference in a seed beetle, Stator beali (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Environmental Entomology 24: 1557-1561.
  • Fox CW, DL Hickman, EL Raleigh & TA Mousseau. 1995. Paternal investment in a seed beetle (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): influence of male size, age, and mating history. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 88: 100-103.
  • Fox CW, LA McLennan & TA Mousseau. 1995. Male body size affects female lifetime reproductive success in a seed beetle. Animal Behaviour 50: 281-284.
  • Fox CW, KJ Waddell & TA Mousseau. 1995. Parental host plant affects offspring life histories in a seed beetle. Ecology 76: 402-411.
  • Fox CW, KJ Waddell, KD White, SH Faeth &TA Mousseau. 1995. Suppression of leafminer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) populations on turkey oak (Fagaceae) using implants of acephate. Environmental Entomology 24: 1548-1556.
  • Fox CW 1994. The influence of egg size on offspring performance in the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Oikos 71: 321-325.
  • Fox CW 1994. Maternal and genetic influences on egg size and larval performance in a seed beetle: Multigenerational transmission of a maternal effect? Heredity 73: 509-517.
  • Fox CW & RL Caldwell. 1994. Host-associated fitness trade-offs do not limit the evolution of diet breadth in the small milkweed bug Lygaeus kalmii (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae). Oecologia 97: 382-389.
  • Fox CW & H Dingle. 1994. Dietary mediation of maternal age effects on offspring performance in a seed beetle (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Functional Ecology 8: 600-606.
  • Fox CW & DL Hickman. 1994. Influence of oviposition substrate on female receptivity to multiple mating in Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 87: 395-398.
  • Fox CW & M Tatar. 1994. Oviposition substrate affects adult mortality, independent of reproduction, in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Ecological Entomology 19: 108-110.
  • Fox CW, KJ Waddell, TA Mousseau. 1994. Host-associated fitness variation in a seed beetle (Coleoptera: Bruchidae): Evidence for local adaptation to a poor quality host. Oecologia 99: 329-336.
  • Fox CW 1993. A quantitative genetic analysis of oviposition preference and larval performance on two hosts in the bruchid beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus. Evolution 47: 166-175.
  • Fox CW 1993. Multiple mating, lifetime fecundity and female mortality of the bruchid beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Functional Ecology 7: 203-208.
  • Fox CW 1993. The influence of maternal age and mating frequency on egg size and offspring performance in Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Oecologia 96: 139-146.
  • Fox CW & RG Lalonde. 1993. Confusion of hosts and the evolution of insect diet breadths. Oikos 67: 577-581.
Book Reviews
  • Fox CW. 2010. All that I am, I owe to my mother. Review of: Maternal Effects in Mammals, edited by Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 323-324. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2010.01.006
  • Mousseau TA & CW Fox. 1994. Evolution of Life: Processes, Patterns, and Prospects, by Michael L. McKinney. Quarterly Review of Biology 69: 94-95.
Published Photographs
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox. 1996. Photograph of Stator limbatus on Acacia greggii seeds. Science 273: 1334.
  • Savalli UM & CW Fox. 1996. Photograph demonstrating egg size plasticity in Stator limbatus. Science 273: 1334.