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Ability of male Queensland fruit flies to inhibit receptivity in multiple mates, and the associated recovery of accessory glands

Radhakrishnan, P. & Taylor, P. W., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 54, 2, p. 421-428 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
Diptera
Testis
testes

Absence of social facilitation of courtship in the wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) (Araneae Lycosidae)

Roberts, J. A., Galbraith, E., Milliser, J., Taylor, P. W. & Uetz, G. W., Dec 2006, In : Acta Ethologica. 9, 2, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social facilitation
Lycosidae
facilitation
courtship
spider

Acquiring, retaining and integrating memories of the outbound distance in the Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti

Narendra, A., Cheng, K. & Wehner, R., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 4, p. 570-577 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
ant
deserts
Formicidae
desert

Active space of a movement-based signal: Response to the Jacky dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) display is sensitive to distance, but independent of orientation

Peters, R. A. & Evans, C. S., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 3, p. 395-402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tail
Lizards
tail
Sensory Thresholds
lizard

Activity patterns of Queensland fruit flies (Bactrocera tryoni) are affected by both mass-rearing and sterilization

Weldon, C. W., Prenter, J. & Taylor, P. W., Jun 2010, In : Physiological Entomology. 35, 2, p. 148-153 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
mass rearing
activity pattern
Diptera

Aerial alarm calling by male fowl (Gallus gallus) reveals subtle new mechanisms of risk management

Kokolakis, A., Smith, C. L. & Evans, C. S., Jun 2010, In : Animal Behaviour. 79, 6, p. 1373-1380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gallus gallus
risk management
chickens
calling behavior
mating success

A geometry of regulatory scaling

Cheng, K., Simpson, S. J. & Raubenheimer, D., Nov 2008, In : American Naturalist. 172, 5, p. 681-693 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
operant conditioning
geometry
nutrients
nutrient
mammals

Aggressive use of Batesian mimicry by an ant-like jumping spider

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 23 Dec 2009, In : Biology Letters. 5, 6, p. 755-757 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Salticidae
Spiders
Ants
Formicidae
Arthropods

Alternative predatory tactics of an araneophagic assassin bug (Stenolemus bituberus)

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., Apr 2009, In : Acta Ethologica. 12, 1, p. 23-27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
spider
Araneae
Achaearanea
hunting

A natural history of web decorations in the St Andrew's Cross spider (Argiope keyserlingi)

Rao, D., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., 2007, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 55, 1, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Argiope
spider web
natural history
spider
Araneae

Anti-predator crèches and aggregations of ant-mimicking jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae)

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Jul 2008, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 94, 3, p. 475-481 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Salticidae
Spiders
Ants
spider
ant

A predator from East Africa that chooses malaria vectors as preferred prey

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 27 Dec 2006, In : PLoS ONE. 1, 1, e132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Eastern Africa
Anopheles
Evarcha culicivora
Culicidae
Spiders

A primary role of developmental instability in sexual selection

Polak, M. & Taylor, P. W., 22 Dec 2007, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1629, p. 3133-3140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fluctuating asymmetry
sexual selection
New Caledonia
abnormality
Comb and Wattles

A randomized controlled trial of a decision aid for women considering genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk

Wakefield, C. E., Meiser, B., Homewood, J., Peate, M., Taylor, A., Lobb, E., Kirk, J., Young, M. A., Williams, R., Dudding, T., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Fenton, G., Goodwin, A., Zodgekar, P., Andrews, L., Koeler, J., Overkov, A., Tyler, J., Warner, B. & 14 othersGleeson, M., Groombridge, C., O'Donnell, S., Spigelman, A., McMahon, C., Hossack, L., Kentwell, M., Aragona, C., D'Souza, R., Gaff, C., Hodgkin, L., Ward, R., Butow, P. & Davey, H., Jan 2008, In : Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 107, 2, p. 289-301 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Decision Support Techniques
Genetic Testing
Ovarian Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
Breast Neoplasms

A randomized trial of a breast/ovarian cancer genetic testing decision aid used as a communication aid during genetic counseling

Wakefield, C. E., Meiser, B., Homewood, J., Taylor, A., Gleeson, M., Williams, R., Tucker, K., Barlow-Stewart, K., Fenton, G., Goodwin, A., Kirk, J., Zodgekar, P., Andrews, L., Koehler, J., Overkov, A., Peate, M., Tyler, J., Warner, B., Dudding, T., Groombridge, C. & 13 othersO'Donnell, S., Spigelman, A., McMahon, C., Hossack, L., Kentwell, M., Young, M., Aragona, C., D'Souza, R., Gaff, C., Hodgkin, L., Ward, R., Butow, P. & Lobb, E., Aug 2008, In : Psycho-Oncology. 17, 8, p. 844-854 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

decision aid
Decision Support Techniques
Genetic Counseling
Genetic Testing
Ovarian Neoplasms

Are monomorphic species really sexually indistinguishable: no evidence in wild long-tailed finches (Poephila acuticauda)

van Rooij, E. P. & Griffith, S. C., Oct 2010, In : Ethology. 116, 10, p. 929-940 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

gender
sexual selection
tail
mating behavior
skin (animal)

Artificial ornaments manipulate intrinsic male quality in wild-caught zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)

Pariser, E. C., Mariette, M. M. & Griffith, S. C., 2010, In : Behavioral Ecology. 21, 2, p. 264-269 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Taeniopygia guttata
song
animal communication
color
bird

Assessment of repeated displays: A test of possible mechanisms

Van Dyk, D. A., Taylor, A. J. & Evans, C. S., Sep 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 210, 17, p. 3027-3035 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lizards
lizard
Cues
lizards
testing

Attention to configurai information in change detection for faces

Favelle, S. K. & Burke, D., 2007, In : Perception. 36, 9, p. 1353-1367 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Research
Experiments

Bayesian Integration of Spatial Information

Cheng, K., Shettleworth, S. J., Huttenlocher, J. & Rieser, J. J., Jul 2007, In : Psychological Bulletin. 133, 4, p. 625-637 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues

Behavioral ecology of odometric memories in desert ants: Acquisition, retention, and integration

Cheng, K., Narendra, A. & Wehner, R., Mar 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, 2, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
behavioral ecology
Ecology
ant
deserts

Behavioral syndromes in stable social groups: An artifact of external constraints?

Nelson, X. J., Wilson, D. R. & Evans, C. S., Dec 2008, In : Ethology. 114, 12, p. 1154-1165 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

artifact
predator
predators
foraging
roosters
Reduviidae
Heteroptera
Spiders
spider
life history

Brood sex ratio does not affect helper effort in a cooperative bird, despite extreme sex-biased dispersal

McDonald, P. G., Ewen, J. G. & Wright, J., Jan 2010, In : Animal Behaviour. 79, 1, p. 243-250 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sex ratio
cooperatives
bird
gender
birds

Categories and range effects in human spatial memory

Cheng, K., Spetch, M. L. & Hoan, A., 2010, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 1, DEC, p. 1-12 12 p., Article 231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Social Adjustment
Cognition
Learning
Spatial Memory

Collective Batesian mimicry of ant groups by aggregating spiders

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Jul 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 1, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mimicry (behavior)
mimicry
spider
ant
Araneae

Comparative metabolism of gestagens and estrogens in the four lynx species, the Eurasian (Lynx lynx), the Iberian (L. pardinus), the Canada lynx (L. canadensis) and the bobcat (L. rufus)

Dehnhard, M., Fanson, K., Frank, A., Naidenko, S. V., Vargas, A. & Jewgenow, K., Jun 2010, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 167, 2, p. 287-296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lynx
Lynx rufus
progestational hormones
Progestins
estrogens

Complex display behaviour during the intraspecific interactions of myrmecomorphic jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae)

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 2007, In : Journal of Natural History. 41, 25-28, p. 1659-1678 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

display behavior
intraspecific interaction
Salticidae
spider
ant

Compound mimicry and trading predators by the males of sexually dimorphic Batesian mimics

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., 7 Feb 2006, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 273, 1584, p. 367-372 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mimicry
Ants
ant
Formicidae
predator

Conditional use of honest signaling by a Batesian mimic

Nelson, X. J., Jackson, R. R. & Li, D., Jul 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology. 17, 4, p. 575-580 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

honest signaling
Ants
Stalking
ant
Formicidae

Consequences of complex signaling: Predator detection of multimodal cues

Roberts, J. A., Taylor, P. W. & Uetz, G. W., Jan 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology. 18, 1, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cues
Courtship
Spiders
predator
predators

Control of copula duration and sperm storage by female Queensland fruit flies

Pérez-Staples, D., Weldon, C. W., Radhakrishnan, P., Prenter, J. & Taylor, P. W., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 56, 12, p. 1755-1762 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
Spermatozoa
spermatozoa
duration

Cooperative provisioning dynamics: fathers and unrelated helpers show similar responses to manipulations of begging

McDonald, P. G., Kazem, A. J. N. & Wright, J., Feb 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 77, 2, p. 369-376 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fathers
cooperatives
nest
fitness
breeding

Desiccation resistance of adult Queensland fruit flies Bactrocera tryoni decreases with age

Weldon, C. W. & Taylor, P. W., Dec 2010, In : Physiological Entomology. 35, 4, p. 385-390 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
Desiccation
desiccation (plant physiology)
desiccation

Detection and spread of currant-lettuce aphid Nasonovia ribisnigri (Mosley) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in New South Wales

Dominiak, B., Links, I. J., Fletcher, M. J., Worsley, P. & McDougall, S., 2009, In : General and Applied Entomology. 38, 1, p. 27-30 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Detection of a looming stimulus by the Jacky dragon: selective sensitivity to characteristics of an aerial predator

Carlile, P. A., Peters, R. A. & Evans, C. S., Sep 2006, In : Animal Behaviour. 72, 3, p. 553-562 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lizard
lizards
raptor
predator
birds of prey

Determinants of range effects in face recognition

Verbeek, E. L., Spetch, M. L., Cheng, K. & Clifford, C. W. G., Aug 2006, In : Learning and Behavior. 34, 3, p. 229-240 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Response Generalization
Facial Recognition
Discrimination (Psychology)
Generalization (Psychology)

Different sexual traits show covariation among genotypes: Implications for sexual selection

Cooperman, A. F., Polak, M., Evans, C. S. & Taylor, P. W., Mar 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology. 18, 2, p. 311-317 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Comb and Wattles
sexual selection
courtship
genotype
song

Dispersal of mass-reared sterile, laboratory-domesticated and wild male Queensland fruit flies

Weldon, C. & Meats, A., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 134, 1, p. 16-25 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
Tephritidae
temperature
orchards
traps

Does foraging efficiency vary with colony size in the fairy martin Petrochelidon ariel?

Santema, P., Griffith, S. C., Langmore, N. E., Komdeur, J. & Magrath, M. J. L., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 40, 1, p. 57-66 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Petrochelidon
foraging efficiency
foraging
chicks
information exchange

Does genetic relatedness of mates influence competitive fertilization success in guppies?

Evans, J. P., Brooks, R. C., Zajitschek, S. R. K. & Griffith, S. C., Nov 2008, In : Evolution. 62, 11, p. 2929-2935 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poecilia
Inbreeding
Poecilia reticulata
inbreeding avoidance
relatedness

Does testosterone mediate the trade-off between nestling begging and growth in the canary (Serinus canaria)?

Buchanan, K. L., Goldsmith, A. R., Hinde, C. A., Griffith, S. C. & Kilner, R. M., Dec 2007, In : Hormones and Behavior. 52, 5, p. 664-671 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Canaries
Androgens
Testosterone
Growth
Costs and Cost Analysis

Do helpers really help? Provisioning biomass and prey type effects on nestling growth in the cooperative bell miner

te Marvelde, L., McDonald, P. G., Kazem, A. J. N. & Wright, J., Mar 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 77, 3, p. 727-735 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nestling
cooperatives
biomass
arthropod
food

Effect of age, behaviour and social environment on honey bee brain plasticity

Maleszka, J., Barron, A. B., Helliwell, P. G. & Maleszka, R., 2009, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 195, 8, p. 733-740 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mushroom bodies
Mushroom Bodies
social environment
Honey
Social Environment

Effects of cocaine on honey bee dance behaviour

Barron, A. B., Maleszka, R., Helliwell, P. G. & Robinson, G. E., 15 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 2, p. 163-168 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dancing
bee dances
cocaine
Honey
Bees

Effects of field cage colour and supplementary shade on environmental conditions and mating behaviour of Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni

Collins, S. R., Weldon, C. W. & Taylor, P. W., Nov 2008, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 129, 2, p. 142-147 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
mating behavior
shade
cages
fruit

Effects of irradiation dose rate on quality and sterility of Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)

Collins, S. R., Weldon, C. W., Banos, C. & Taylor, P. W., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Applied Entomology. 132, 5, p. 398-405 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
irradiation
dosage
pupae
sterile insect technique

Effects of male condition on fitness in two tropical tephritid flies with contrasting life histories

Aluja, M., Pérez-Staples, D., Sivinski, J., Sánchez, A. & Piñero, J., Dec 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 6, p. 1997-2009 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

life history
fitness
diet
nutritional adequacy
Anastrepha ludens

Effects of Radiation, Dye, Day of Larval Hopping and Vibration on Eclosion of Queensland Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Campbell, A. J., Lynch, A. J., Dominiak, B. & Nicol, H., 2009, In : General and Applied Entomology. 38, 1, p. 49-53 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Egg incubation temperature affects male reproductive success but not display behaviors in lizards

Warner, D. A., Woo, K. L., van Dyk, D. A., Evans, C. S. & Shine, R., Apr 2010, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 64, 5, p. 803-813 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

display behavior
egg incubation
lizard
reproductive success
lizards