Author Archives: Dr. Dave Gray

About Dr. Dave Gray

I am a professor of Biology at California State University Northridge (CSUN) in sunny southern California. I study the evolution of behavior, natural and sexual selection, and speciation in crickets.

New paper in Proc B!

Gray, D. A., Gabel, E., Blankers, T., & Hennig, R. M. 2016. Multivariate female preference tests reveal latent perceptual biases. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. .

Advertisements

Biol J Linn Soc paper with three CSUN student co-authors is now online

In three allopatric sister species of field crickets, we found that female driven pre-zygotic isolation is stronger than male driven pre-zygotic isolation, and that total pre-zygotic isolation exceeds post-zygotic isolation.

Gray, D. A., * Gutierrez, N. J., * Chen, T. L., * Gonzalez, C., Weissman, D. B., & Cole, J. A. 2015. Species divergence in field crickets: genetics, song, ecomorphology, and pre- and postzygotic isolation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society published online: 11 SEP 2015, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12668