Bruno Alves Buzatto                                                   
ARC Early Career Researcher
Centre for Evolutionary Biology

School of Animal Biology
The University of Western Australia

I am an evolutionary biologist fascinated by behavioral ecology and sexual selection, and my research has mostly focused on insects and arachnids.  More recently, I developed a great interest on the evolution of alternative reproductive tactics, male dimorphism and the evolution of phenotypic plasticity.

Centre for Evolutionary Biology, School of Animal Biology
The University of Western Australia (M092)
35, Stirling Highway
Crawley, WA 6009

bruno.buzatto [at]
bruno.buzatto [at]

Office: +61 (8) 6488 2699
Mobile: +61 425 831 125


  • Intralocus tactical conflict in JEB The latest issue of the Journal of Evolutionary Biology features an article by Kyana Pike, Joe Tomkins and myself on a topic that I am fascinated about — the evolutionary conflict ...
    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 11:37 PM by Bruno Buzatto
  • Benefits of polyandry in Molecular Ecology Molecular Ecology just published a paper on dung beetles that Erin McCullough (the lead author), Leigh Simmons and I conducted here at the University of Western Australia. In a nutshell ...
    Posted May 12, 2017, 2:09 AM by Bruno Buzatto
  • Conditional trimorphism in the J Theor Biol A few years ago, my interest in male dimorphism led me to a collaboration with professors Mark Rowland and Clifford Qualls, from the University of New Mexico. Our collaboration had ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 12:04 AM by Bruno Buzatto
  • Multiple male spawnings in a frog This month's issue of Evolution features my latest paper on sperm competition in the Australian quacking frog Crinia georgiana, which I co-authored with Evan Thyer, Dale Roberts and ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2017, 1:52 AM by Bruno Buzatto
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Link to my CV [last updated on 11th July 2017]

My office at UWA Crawley campus