Arnqvist, G., Liljestrand-Rönn, J., Christopher Watson, Goenaga J., Immonen E. 2022 Concerted evolution of metabolic rate, economics of mating, ecology and pace-of-life across seed beetlesPNAS.


Kaufmann P., Wolak M.E., Husby A., Immonen E. 2021 Rapid evolution of sexual size dimorphism facilitated by Y-linked genetic variance. Nature Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-021-01530-z

Bagchi B., Corbel Q., Khan I., Payne E., Banerji D., Liljestrand-Rönn J., Martinossi-Allibert I, Baur J, Sayadi A., Immonen E., Arnqvist G., Söderhäll I., Berger D. 2021 Sexual conflict drives micro-and macroevolution of sexual dimorphism in immunity. BMC biology 19 (1), 1-19


Martinossi‐Allibert I., Liljestrand Rönn J., Immonen E. 2020 Female‐specific resource limitation does not make the opportunity for selection more female biased. Evolution 74 (12), 2714-2724

Stångberg J., Immonen E., Moreno P.P., Bolund E., 2020 Experimentally induced intrasexual mating competition and sex‐specific evolution in female and male nematodes. Journal of evolutionary biology 33 (12), 1677-1688

Immonen, E., Berger, D., Sayadi, A., Liljestrand‐Rönn J., G Arnqvist. 2020 An experimental test of temperature‐dependent selection on mitochondrial haplotypes in Callosobruchus maculatus seed beetles. Ecology and evolution 10 (20), 11387-11398


Sayadi, A., Martinez Barrio, A., Immonen, E. Dainat, J., Berger, D., Tellgren-Roth, C., Nystedt, B., Arnqvist, G. 2019 The genomic footprint of sexual conflict. Nat Ecol Evol 3:1725–1730. 

Bayram, H., Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Arnqvist, G. 2019 Identification of novel ejaculate proteins in a seed beetle and division of labour across male accessory reproductive glands. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 104:50-57.


Immonen, E., Hämäläinen, A., Schuett, W., Tarka, M. 2018. Evolution of sex-specific pace-of-life syndromes: genetic architecture and physiological mechanisms. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Vol. 72:60. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-018-2462-1

Hämäläinen, A., Immonen, E., Tarka, M., Schuett, W. 2018. Evolution of sex-specific pace-of-life syndromes: causes and consequences. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Vol. 72:50. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-018-2466-x


Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Tellgren-Roth, C., Arnqvist, G. 2017. The evolution of dark matter in the mitogenome of seed beetles. Genome Biology and Evolution. doi:10.1093/gbe/evx205 Link

Immonen, E., Sayadi, A., Bayram, H., Arnqvist, G. 2017. Mating changes sexually dimorphic gene expression in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. Genome Biology and Evolution. doi:10.1093/gbe/evx029 Link


Immonen, E. & Husby, A. 2016. Norway wolf cull will hit genetic diversity. Nature (Correspondence). Link

Đorđević, M., Stojković, B. Savković, U., Immonen, E. Tucić, N., Lazarević, J., Arnqvist, G. 2016. Sex-specific mitonuclear epistasis and the evolution of mitochondrial bioenergetics, ageing and life history in seed beetles. Evolution. doi:10.1111/evo.13109 Link

Bayram, H.,  Sayadi, A., Goenaga, J., Immonen, E., Arnqvist, G. 2016. Novel seminal fluid proteins in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus identified by a proteomic and transcriptomic approach. Insect Molecular Biology doi: 10.1111/imb.12271 Link

Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Bayram, H., Arnqvist, G. 2016. The de novo transcriptome and its functional annotation in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus. PLOS One. Link

Immonen, E., Collet, M., Goenaga, J., Arnqvist, G. 2016, Direct and indirect genetic effects of sex-specific mitonuclear epistasis on reproductive ageing. Heredity. doi:10.1038/hdy.2015.112 Link

Immonen, E., Liljestrand-Rönn, J., Watson, C., Berger, D. Arnqvist, G. 2016. Complex mitonuclear interactions and metabolic costs of mating in male seed beetles. J. Evolutionary Biology.  doi: 10.1111/jeb.12789 Link


Arnqvist, A., Sayadi, A., Immonen, E., Hotzy, C., Rankin, D., Tuda, M., Hjelmen, C.E., Johnston, J.S. 2015. Genome size correlates with reproductive fitness in seed beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Society Ser-B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1421. Link

Kurbalija Novičić Z.,  Immonen E., Mihailo J., Anđelković M., Stamenković-Radak M., Arnqvist G. 2015. Within-population genetic effects of mtDNA on metabolic rate in Drosophila subobscura. J. Evolutionary Biology. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12565 Link


Løvlie H., Immonen, E., Gustavsson, E., Karancioglu, E., Arnqvist, G. 2014. The influence of cyto-nuclear interactions on personality in seed beetles. Proceedings of the Royal Society Ser-B.  doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.1039 Link

Immonen, E., Snook, R. R. & Ritchie, M. G. 2014. Mating system variation drives rapid evolution of the female transcriptome in Drosophila pseudoobscura. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1098 Link


Weihao, Z, McClure, C., Evans, C. R., Mlynski, D., Immonen, E., Ritchie, M. G., Priest, N. K. 2013. Immune anticipation of mating in Drosophila: Turandot M promotes immunity against sexually transmitted fungal infections. Proceedings of the Royal Society Ser-B. Link


The Marie Curie SPECIATION Network 2012. What do we need to know about speciation? Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Link

Immonen, E. & Ritchie, M.G. 2012. The genomic response to courtship song stimulation in female Drosophila melanogaster. Proceedings of the Royal Society Ser-B. doi: 10.1098/ rspb.2011.1644 Link


Immonen, E. & Ritchie, M.G. 2011. Animal communication: Flies’ ears are tuned in. Current Biology. Link


Ritchie, M.G. & Immonen, E. 2010. Speciation: Mosquitoes Singing in Harmony. Current Biology. Link


Immonen, E., Hoikkala, A., Kazem, A. and Ritchie, M.G. 2009. When are vomiting males attractive? Sexual selection on condition-dependent nuptial feeding in a fruitfly Drosophila subobscura. Behavioural Ecology. Link

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