It’s been a long hard battle with this manuscript, but after submissions to 7 different journals over two years and over 21 reviews, the paper has finally found a home in Journal of Insect Physiology!
Stoltz, J. A., M. C. B. Andrade, and M. M. Kasumovic. 2012. Plasticity in metabolic rates reinforces morphological plasticity in response to social cues of sexual selection. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58: 985-990. (pdf)