*56.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. In press.

*55. 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. In press.

*54. 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

53. 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

*52. 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

*51.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

*50. Blamires, S.J. Zhang, S. & Tso, I.M. 2017. Webs: structure function and variation. In Behavior, Ecology and Evolution of Neotropical Spiders. Viera, C. & Gonzaga, M.O. Eds. Springer.

*49. 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

48. 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

*47. 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

46. 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

*45. 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

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

43. 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

*42. 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

*41. 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

40. 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

39. 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

*38. 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

*37. 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

*36. 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

*35. 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

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

*33. 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

*32. 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.

*31. 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.

30. 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

29. 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

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

*27. 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.

*26. 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

*25. 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

24. 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

*23. 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

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

*21. 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

20. 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

*19. 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

*18. 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

*17. 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

*16. 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

15. 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

14. 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

*13. 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

12. 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

11. 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

10. 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

9. 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

8. 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.

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

6. 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.

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

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

3. Blamires, S.J. 1999. A note on the reproductive seasonality of Varanus panoptes in the wet-dry tropics of Australia. Hamadryad 24: 49-51.

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.