*76. Blamires, S.J. 2022. Silk. Exploring Nature’s Superfibre. SSRL/ XLIBRIS. https://www.xlibris.com/en/bookstore/bookdetails/821509-silk

*75. Henneken, J.H., Blamires, S.J., Goodger, J.Q.D., Jones, T.M. & Elgar, M.A. 2022. Population level variation in silk chemistry but not web architecture in a widely distributed orb web spider. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

*74. Craig, H.C, Yao, Y., Ariotte, N., Setty, M., Remadevi, R., Kasumovic, M.M., Rajkhowa, R., Rawal, A. & Blamires, S.J. 2022. Nanovoid formation induces property variation within and across individual silkworm silk threads. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/tb/d2tb00357k

*73. Blamires, S.J., Nobbs, M., Wolff, J.O. & Heu, C. 2022. Nutritionally induced nanoscale variations in spider silk structural and mechanical properties. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials 125: 104873.Blamires et al 2022

*72. Piorkowski, D., He, B.C., Blamires, S.J., Tso,I.M. & Kane, D.M. 2021. Nanoscale material heterogeneity of glowworm capture threads revealed by AFM. Molecules 26: 3500.Piorkowski et al 2021

*71. Wolff, J.O., von Byern, J., Piorkowski, D., Fang, J., Wang, X., Adler, L., Thomas, D.S., Hook, J.M. & Blamires, S.J. 2021. Adhesive droplets of glowworm snares (Keroplatidae: Arachnocampa spp.) are a complex mix of organic compounds. Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering 7: 661422.Wolff et al 2021

*70. Piorkowski, D., Liao, C.P., Joel, A.C., Wu, C.L., Doran, N., Blamires, S.J., Pugno, M.N. & Tso, I.M. 2020. Adhesion of cribellate spider silk enhanced in high humidity by mechanical plasticization of the underlying fiber. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials 114: 104200. Piorkowski et al 2020

*69. Craig, H.C, Piorkowski, D., Nakagawa, S. Kasumovic, M.M, & Blamires, S.J. 2020. Meta-analysis reveals materiomic relationships in major ampullate silk across the spider phylogeny. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 17: 20200471.Craig et al 2020

*68. Blamires, S.J., Little, D.J., White, T.E. & Kane, D.M. 2020. Photoreflectance/scattering measurements of spider silks informed by standard optics. Royal Society Open Science 7: 192174.Blamires et al 2020_RSOS

*67. Blamires, S.J., Spicer, P.T. & Flanagan, P.J. 2020. Spider silk biomimetics programs to inform the development of wearable technologies. Frontiers in Materials 7: 29. Blamires et al 2020

66. Peng, P., Stuart-Fox, D., Chen, S.W., Tan, E.J., Kuo, G.L., Blamires, S.J., Tso, I.M. & Elgar, M.A. 2020. High contrast yellow mosaic patterns are prey attractants for orb-weaving spiders. Functional Ecology 34: 853-864.Peng et al 2020

*65. Blamires, S.J. & Sellers, W.I. 2019. Modelling temperature and humidity effects on web performance: implications for predicting orb-web spider (Argiope spp.) foraging under Australian climate change scenarios. Conservation Physiology 7: coz083.Blamires & Sellers 2019

*64.Viera, C., Garcia, L.F., Lacava, M., Fang, J., Wang, X., Kasumovic, M.M. & Blamires, S.J. 2019. Silk physico-chemical variability and mechanical robustness facilitate intercontinental invasibility of a spider. Scientific Reports 9: 13273.Viera et al 2019

*63. Blamires, S.J. Biomechanical costs and benefits of sit-and-wait foraging traps. Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 66: 1-10.Blamires 2019

*62. Blamires, S.J., Cerexhe, G., White, T.E., Herberstein, M.E. & Kasumovic, M.M. 2019. Spider silk colouration co-varies with thermal properties but not protein structure. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 16: 20190199.Blamires et al 2019_JSR

*61. Craig, H.C, Blamires, S.J., Kasumovic, M.M., Sani, M., Rawal, A. & Hook, J.M. 2019. DNP NMR spectroscopy reveals new structures, residues and interactions in wild spider silks. Chemical Communications 55: 4687-4690. Craig et al 2019

60.Liao, H.C., Liao, C.P., Blamires, S.J., & Tso, I.M. 2019. Multifunctionality of an arthropod predator’s body colouration. Functional Ecology 33:1067-1075. Liao et al 2019

*59. Piorkowski, D., Blackledge, T.A, Liao, C.P. Doran, N.E., Wu, C.L., Blamires, S.J. & Tso, I.M. 2018. Humidity-dependent mechanical and adhesive properties of Arachnocampa tasmaniensis capture threads. Journal of Zoology 305: 256-266.Piorkowski et al 2018b

*58. Lacava, M., Camargo, A., Garcia, L.F., Benamu, M., Santana, M., Fang, J., Wang, X. & Blamires, S.J. 2018. Web building and silk properties functionally covary among species of wolf spider. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31: 968-978.Lacava et al 2018

*57. Blamires, S.J., Nobbs, M., Martens, P.J, Tso, I.M., Chuang, W.T., Chang, C.K. & Sheu, H.W. 2018. Multiscale mechanisms of nutritionally-induced property variation in spider silk. PLoS One 13: e0192005. Blamires et al 2018

*56. Blamires, S.J., Martens, P.J. & Kasumovic, M.M. 2018. Fitness consequences of extended phenotypic plasticity. Journal of Experimental Biology 221: jeb167288 Blamires et al 2018_JEB

*55.Piorkowski, D., Blamires, S.J., Doran, N., Liao, C.P., Wu, C.L. & Tso, I.M. 2017. Ontogenetic shift towards stronger, tougher silk in a web building cave spider. Journal of Zoology. 304: 81-89.Piorkowski et al 2018

*54. Wolff, J.O., Wells, D., Reid, C. & Blamires, S.J. 2017. Clarity of objectives and working principles enhances the success of biomimetic programs. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 12: 051001.Wolff et al 2017

*53. Benamú, M., Lacava, M., Garcia, L.F., Santana, M., Fang, J., Wang, X. & Blamires, S.J. 2017. Nanostructural and mechanical property changes in spider silk as a consequence of insecticide exposure. Chemosphere 181: 241-249.Benamu et al 2017

52. Nobbs, M. & Blamires, S.J. 2017. Fiddler crab spatial distributions are influenced by physiological stressors independent of sympatric interactions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 491: 19-26.Nobbs & Blamires 2017

*51. Blamires, S.J., Hasemore, M. Martens, P.J. & Kasumovic, M.M. 2017. Diet-induced covariation between architectural and physicochemical plasticity in an extended phenotype. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 876-884.Blamires et al 2017_JEB

*50.Blamires, S.J., Blackledge, T.A. & Tso, I.M. 2017. Physico-chemical property variation in spider silks: ecology, evolution and synthetic production. Annual Review of Entomology 62: 443-460Blamires et al 2017_ARE

*49. Blamires, S.J. Zhang, S. & Tso, I.M. 2017. Webs: structure function and variation. In Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of Spiders: Contributions from the Neotropical Region. Viera, C. & Gonzaga, M.O. Eds. Springer. pp. 137-164.

*48. Blamires, S.J., Kasumovic, M.M., Tso, I.M., Martens, P., Hook, J. & Rawal, A. 2016. Evidence of decoupling of spidroin expression and protein structure in spider dragline silks. International Journal of Molecular Science 17: 1294. Blamires et al 2016_IJMS

47. Tso, I.M., Zhang, S., Tan, W.T., Peng, P. & Blamires, S.J. 2016. Prey luring coloration of a nocturnal semi-aquatic predator. Ethology. 122: 671-681.Tso et al 2016

*46. Blamires, S.J., Tseng, Y.H., Wu, C.L., Toft, S., Raubenheimer, D. & Tso, I.M. Spider silk and web performance landscapes across nutrient space. Scientific Reports 6: 26383.Blamires et al 2016_Sci Rep

45. Nobbs, M. & Blamires, S.J. 2016. Making up for lost time: biophysical constraints on temporal activity in fiddler crabs. Austral Ecology 41: 791-796.Nobbs & Blamires 2016

*44. Blamires, S.J., Liao, C.P., Chang, C.K., Chuang, Y.C., Wu, C.L., Blackledge, T.A., Sheu, H.S. & Tso, I.M. 2015. Mechanical performance of spider silk is robust to nutrient-mediated changes in protein composition. Biomacromolecules 16: 1218-1225. PDF

43. Nobbs, M. & Blamires, S.J. 2015. Spatiotemporal distribution and abundance of mangrove ecosystem engineers: burrowing crabs around canopy gaps. Ecosphere 6: 84. PDF

42. Ye, C.W., Blamires, S.J., Liao, C.P. & Tso, I.M. 2015. Top down and bottom up selection drives frequency and form variations of a visual signal. Scientific Reports. 5: 9543. PDF

*41. Blamires, S.J., Piorkowski, D., Chuang, A., Tseng, Y.H., Toft, S. & Tso, I.M. 2015. Can differential nutrient extraction explain property variations in a predatory trap? Royal Society Open Science 2: 140479. PDF

*40. Liao, C.P., Blamires, S.J., Hendricks, M.L. & Opell, B.D. 2015. A re-evaluation of the formula to estimate the volume of orb web glue droplets. Journal of Arachnology 43: 97-100. PDF

39. Liu, M.H., Blamires, S.J., Liao, C.P. & Tso, I.M. 2014. Evidence of bird dropping masquerading by a spider to avoid predators. Scientific Reports 5: 5058. PDF

38. Blamires, S.J., Hou, C., Chen, L.F., Liao, C.P. & Tso, I.M. 2014. A predator’s body coloration enhances its foraging profitability by day and night. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 68: 1253-1260. PDF

*37. Sahni, V., Miyoshi, T., Chen, K., Jain, D., Blamires, S.J., Blackledge, T.A. & Dhinojwala, A. Direct solvation of glycoproteins by salts in spider silk glues increases adhesion and helps to explain the evolution of modern spider orb webs. Biomacromolecules 15: 1225-1232. PDF

*36. Blamires, S.J., Sahni, V., Dhinojwala, A., Blackledge, T.A. & Tso, I.M. 2014. Nutritionally-induced changes to the stickiness of spider sticky silks. PLoS ONE 9: e88487. PDF

*35. Blamires, S.J., Wu, C.C, Wu, C.L., Sheu, H.W. & Tso, I.M. 2013. Uncovering spider silk nanocrystalline variations that facilitate wind- induced mechanical property changes. Biomacromolecules 14: 3484-3490. PDF

*34. Wu, C.C., Blamires, S.J., Wu, C.L. & Tso, I.M. 2013. Wind induces variation in spider web geometry and sticky spiral droplet volume. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 3342-3349. PDF

*33. Blamires, S.J. & Tso, I.M. 2013. Nutrient mediated architectural plasticity of a predatory trap. PLoS One 8: e54558. PDF

*32. Blamires, S.J., Hou, C., Chen, L.F., Liao, C.P. & Tso, I.M. 2013. Three-dimensional barricading of a predatory trap reduces predation and enhances prey capture. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 67: 709-714. PDF

*31. Blamires, S.J. 2013. Spider webs as extended phenotypes. In Spiders: Morphology, Behavior and Geographic Distribution. Santerre, M. Ed. Nova Science, New York, N.Y. pp.47-70.

*30. Boutry, C. & Blamires, S.J. 2013. Plasticity in web architecture and silk mechanics. In Spiders: Morphology, Behavior and Geographic Distribution. Santerre, M. Ed. Nova Science, New York, N.Y. pp. 1-46.

29. Peng, P., Blamires, S.J., Agnarsson, I., Lin, H.C. & Tso, I.M. 2013. Color-mediated mutualism between two arthropod predators. Current Biology. 23: 172-176. PDF

28. Blamires, S.J. & Spencer, R-J. 2013. Influences of habitat and predation on population dynamics of the freshwater turtle Myuchelys georgesi. Herpetologica 69: 46-57. PDF

27. Blamires, S.J. 2013. Nutritional consequences of extreme sexual size dimorphism. Advances in Zoology Research 5: 115-134.

*26. Blamires, S.J. & Tso, I.M. 2012. Ecophysiological influences on spider silk performance and the potential for adaptable, degradation resistant biomaterials. In Silks: Properties, Production and Uses. Aramwit, P. Ed. Nova Science, New York, N.Y. pp 135-149.

*25. Blamires, S.J., Wu, C.L., Blackledge, T.A. & Tso, I.M. 2012. Post-secretion processing influences spider silk performance. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 9: 2479-2487. PDF

*24. Blamires, S.J., Wu, C.L., Blackledge, T.A. & Tso, I.M. 2012. Environmentally-induced post-spin property changes in spider silks: influence of web type, spidroin composition and ecology. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 106: 580-588. PDF

23. Blamires, S.J., Lai. C.H. Cheng, R.C., Liao, C.P., Shen, P.S. & Tso, I.M. 2012. Body spot coloration of a nocturnal sit-and-wait predator visually lures prey. Behavioral Ecology 23: 69-74. PDF

*22. Blamires, S.J., Wu, C.L. & Tso, I.M. 2012. Variations in protein intake induces variations in spider silk expression. PLoS ONE. 7: e31626. PDF

21. Blamires, S.J. 2011. Nutritional implications for sexual cannibalism in a sexually dimorphic orb web spider. Austral Ecology. 36: 389-394. PDF

*20. Blamires, S.J., Chao, I.C., Liao, C.P. & Tso, I.M. 2011. Multiple prey cues combine to induce foraging flexibility in a trap-building predator. Animal Behaviour. 81:955-961. PDF

19. Tseng, H.J., Cheng, R.C., Wu, S.H., Blamires, S.J. & Tso, I.M. 2011. Trap barricading and decorating by a well-armored predator: extra protection or prey attraction?. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 65: 2351-2359. PDF

*18. Blamires, S.J. 2010. Plasticity in extended phenotypes: orb spider web architectural responses to variations in prey parameters. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3207-3212. PDF

*17. Blamires, S.J., Chao, I.C. & Tso, I.M. 2010. Prey type, vibrations and handling interactively influence spider silk expression. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3906-3910.PDF

*16. Blamires, S.J., Lee, Y.H., Chang, C.M., Lin, I.T., Chen, J.A., Lin, T.Y. & Tso, I.M. 2010. Multiple structures interactively influence prey capture efficiency in spider orb webs. Animal Behaviour 80: 947-953. PDF

*15. Blamires, S.J., Hochuli, D.F. & Thompson, M.B. 2009. Prey protein content influences growth and web decoration building in an orb building spider. Ecological Entomology 34: 545-550. PDF

14. Blamires, S.J., Hochuli, D.F. & Thompson, M.B. 2008. Why crossed the web: affects of decoration spectral properties on the number and type of natural prey captured in an orb spider (Argiope keyserlingi) web. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 94: 221-229. PDF

13. Blamires, S.J., Hochuli, D.F. & Thompson, M.B. 2007. Does decoration building influence antipredator responses in an orb-web spider (Argiope keyserlingi) in its natural habitat? Australian Journal of Zoology 55: 1-7. PDF

*12. Blamires, S.J., Thompson, M.B. & Hochuli, D.F. 2007. Habitat selection and web plasticity by the orb spider Argiope keyserlingi: do they compromise foraging success for predator avoidance? Austral Ecology. 32: 551-563. PDF

11. Blamires, S.J., Spencer, R-J., King, P. & Thompson, M.B. 2005. Population parameters and life table analysis of two co-existing freshwater turtles: are the Bellinger river turtle populations threatened? Wildlife Research 32: 339-347. PDF

10. Blamires, S.J. 2004. Habitat preferences of coastal goannas (Varanus panoptes): are they exploiters of sea turtle nests at Fog Bay, Australia?. Copeia. 2004: 370-377. PDF

9. Blamires, S.J.& Guinea, M.L. 2003. Emergence success of Flatback Sea Turtles (Natator depressus) at Fog Bay, Northern Territory, Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 4(3): 548-556. PDF

8. Blamires, S.J., Guinea, M.L. & Prince, R.I.T. 2003. Influence of nest site selection on predation of Flatback Sea Turtle (Natator depressus) nests by varanid lizards in northern Australia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 4: 557-564. PDF

7. Blamires, S.J. 2001. Influence of temperature on burrow use by the monitor lizard Varanus panoptes of the coastal dunes at Fog Bay, northern Australia. Asiatic Herpetological Research 9: 25-29.

6. Blamires, S.J. 2000. Estimating the number of Varanus inhabiting an Australian tropical beach from track characteristics. Herpetological Review 31: 155-158.

5. Blamires, S.J.& Guinea, M.L. 2000. The influence of temperature on egg mortality, emergence success and hatchling sex ratio for flatback sea turtles (Natator depressus) at Fog Bay, Northern Territory, Australia. In Pilcher, N. & Ismail, G. (eds.). Turtles of the Indo-Pacific: Research, Management and Conservation. Academic Press, London pp 198-203.

4. Blamires, S. J. & Nobbs, M. 2000. Observations of mangrove habitation by the monitor lizard Varanus panoptes. Northern Territory Naturalist 16: 21-23.

3. Blamires, S.J. 1999. Factors influencing the escape response of an arboreal agamid lizard of tropical Australia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 1998-2003.

2. Blamires, S.J. & Christian, K.A. 1999. Seasonal water loss of the lizard Lophognathus temporalis in the wet-dry tropics of northern Australia. Amphibia-Reptilia 20: 211-215.

1. Blamires, S.J. & Guinea, M.L. 1998. Implications of nest site selection on egg predation at the sea turtle rookery at Fog Bay. In Kennett, R., Webb, A., Duff, G., Guinea, M.L. & Hill, G.J.E. (eds.). Marine Turtle Conservation and Management in Northern Australia. Centre for Indigenous and Natural Resources and Centre for Tropical Wetlands Management, Darwin pp 20-24.