Zac Wylde
PhD Candidate
Field of Research: 
Ecology, Evolution, Sexual selection, Condition
Contact details:
+61 0416 462 673
Level 5 West
Biological Sciences South (E26)

UNSW, Kensington 2052

My research in the Bonduriansky lab aims to examine the context-dependence of sexual selection. How does the physical and ecological environment affect life history traits such as aggressive and sexual behaviours, competitive fertilisation and the expression of pheromones? What can this tell us about the mechanics of sexual selection and how we perceive and gauge this dynamic process? I am looking at these questions and a number of others by conducting a number of laboratory experiments using the Neriid fly Telostylinus angusticollis

Primary Supervisor: Professor Russell Bonduriansky  
Secondary Supervisor: Dr Angela Crean