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Macagno A.L.M.*, Zattara E.E.*, Ezeakudo O., Moczek A.P.M., Ledón-Rettig C.C. Adaptive maternal behavioral plasticity and developmental programming mitigate the transgenerational effects of temperature in dung beetles. (in review)

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Ledón-Rettig C.C.*, Zattara E.E.*, Moczek A.P.  2017. Asymmetric interactions between doublesex and tissue- and sex-specific target genes mediate sexual dimorphism in beetles. Nature Communications.
doi:10.1038/ncomms14593 (PDF)

Ledón-Rettig C.C. and Moczek A.P. 2016. The transcriptomic basis of tissue- and nutrition-dependent sexual dimorphism in the beetle Onthophagus taurus. Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1002/ece3.1933  (PDF)
 
Gilbert S.F, Bosch T.C.G, Ledón-Rettig, C.C. 2015. Ecological Developmental Evolutionary Biology: Eco-Evo-Devo as a New Worldview. Nature Reviews Genetics. 16:611-622  (PDF)
 
Moczek A.P., Sears, K.E., Stollewerk A., Wittkopp P.J., Diggle P., Dworkin I., Ledón-Rettig C.C., Matus D.Q., Roth S., Abouheif E., Brown F.D., Chiu C., Cohen C.S., De Tomaso A.W., Gilbert S.F., Hall B., Love A., Lyons D.C., Sanger T., Smith J., Specht C., Vallejo-Marin M., Extavour C.G. 2015. The significance and scope of evolutionary developmental biology: a vision for the 21st century. Evolution and Development. 17:148-159 (PDF)
 
Amin N.M., Womble M., Ledon-Rettig C.C., Hull M., Dickinson, A., Nascone-Yoder, N. 2015. Budgett's frog (Lepidobatrachus laevis): A new amphibian embryo for developmental biology. Developmental Biology. 405(2), 291-303.
    
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Chunco A.J., Pfennig D.W., Dworkin I.  2014 Cryptic genetic variation in natural populations: A predictive framework. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 54(5), 783-793. (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C. 2013. Ecological Epigenetics: An introduction to the symposium. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 53, 307-318. (PDF)
 
*Bloom S., *Ledón-Rettig C.C., Infante C., Everly A., Hanken J., Nascone-Yoder N. 2013. Developmental origins of novel gut morphology in frogs. Evolution and Development. 15:3, 213-223 (featured in Science Daily, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130508131848.htm) (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C. and Pfennig, D.W. 2012. Antipredator behavior promotes diversification of feeding strategies. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 52, 53-63 (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Richards, C.L., and Martin, L.B. 2012. Epigenetics for behavioral ecologists. Behavioral Ecology. 24, 311-324 (Invited review) (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Richards, C.L., and Martin, L.B. 2012. A place for behavior in ecological epigenetics. Behavioral Ecology. 24, 329-330 (Invited commentary) (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C. and Pfennig, D.W. Emerging model systems in eco-evo-devo: the environmentally responsive spadefoot toad. 2011. Evolution and Development. 13, 391-400 (PDF)
 
Moczek, A., Sultan, S., Foster, S., Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Dworkin, I., Nijhout, F., Abouheif, E. and Pfennig, D.W. The role of developmental plasticity in evolutionary innovation. 2011. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 278, 2705-2713 (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Pfennig, D. W. and Crespi, E. J. 2010 Diet and hormones reveal cryptic genetic variation: implications for the evolution of novel feeding strategies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 277, 2569-3578 (featured in Nature Research Highlights, vol. 466 pg 11) (PDF)
 
Buchholz, D.R., Hollar, A.R. and Ledón-Rettig, C.C. 2010. Scaphiopus couchii (Couch's spadefoot). Developmental morphology. Herpetological Review. 41, 480 (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Pfennig, D.W. and Crespi, E.J. 2009. Stress hormones and the fitness consequences associated with the transition to a novel diet in larval amphibians. Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 3743-3750 (PDF)
 
Pfennig, D.W. and Ledón-Rettig, C.C. 2009. “The Flexible Organism” Rev. of Ecological Developmental Biology: Integrating Epigenetics, Medicine, and Evolution., by Scott F. Gilbert and David Epel. Science. 325, 268-269 (PDF)
 
Ledón-Rettig, C.C., Pfennig, D.W. and Nascone-Yoder, N. 2008. Ancestral plasticity and the potential for genetic accommodation in larval amphibians: Implications for the evolution of novel feeding strategies. Evolution and Development. 10, 316-325 (PDF)