Westlake, K.P., Rowe, L. and Currie, D.C. 2000. Phylogeny of the water strider genus Rheumatobates (Heteroptera: Gerridae).  Systematic Entomology 25:125-144. PDF


Tseng, M. and L. Rowe. 1999. Sexual dimorphism and allometry in the giant water strider, Gigantometra gigas. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 923-9. PDF

Westlake, K.P. and L. Rowe. 1999. Developmental costs of male sexual modifications in the water strider Rheumatobates rileyiCanadian Journal of Zoology 77:917-923. PDF

Johansson, F. and L. Rowe. 1999. Life history and behavioral responses to time constraints in a damselfly. Ecology 80:1242-1252 **(106 ISI Citations). PDF


Rowe, L., Repasky, D. and A.R. Palmer. 1997. Size-dependent asymmetry: fluctuating asymmetry vs antisymmetry and its relevance to condition-dependent signaling.  Evolution 51:1401-1408. PDF

Arnqvist, G., R. Thornhill. and L. Rowe. 1997. Evolution of animal genitalia: morphological correlates of fitness components in a water strider. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 10:613-640. PDF


Rowe, L. and Houle. D. 1996. The lek paradox and the capture of genetic variance by condition dependent traits. Proceedings of the Royal Society (Lond) B 263:1415-1421. PDF

Rowe, L., Krupa, J.J. and Sih, A. 1996. An experimental test of condition-dependent mating behaviour and habitat use  of a water strider in the wild.  Behavioral Ecology  7: 474-479. PDF

Rowe, L. and Arnqvist, G.  1996  Analysis of the causal components of assortative mating in water striders. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology  38: 279-286. PDF

Abrams, P.A. and L. Rowe.  1996. The effects of predation on the age and size at maturity of prey. Evolution  50: 1052-1061. PDF

Arnqvist, G., Rowe, L., Krupa, J.J. and Sih, A. 1996. Assortative mating in water striders: a meta-analysis of patterns.  Evolutionary Ecology 10:265-284. PDF


Arnqvist, G. and L. Rowe. 1995. Sexual conflict and arms races between the sexes: a morphological adaptation for control of mating in a female insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society (Lond) B 261:123-127. PDF


Rowe, L. 1994. The costs of mating and mate choice in water striders. Animal Behaviour 48:1049-1056. PDF

Rowe, L., Arnqvist, G., Krupa, J. and Sih, A. 1994. Sexual conflict and the evolutionary ecology of mating patterns: water striders as a model system. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9:289-293. PDF

Rowe, L., Ludwig, D. and Schluter, D. 1994. Time, condition and the seasonal decline of avian clutch size. American Naturalist 143: 698-722. PDF


Rowe, L. 1992. Convenience polyandry in a water strider: foraging conflicts and female control of copulation frequency and guarding duration. Animal Behaviour 44: 189-202. PDF

Schluter, D., Price, T. and L. Rowe. 1991 Conflicting selection pressures and life history trade-offs. Proceedings of the Royal Society (Lond) B. 246:11-14. PDF

Rowe, L. and Ludwig, D. 1991. Size and timing of metamorphosis in complex life cycles: time constraints and variation. Ecology 72: 413-427. PDF