Department of Brain Behaviour and Evolution

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2009

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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Egg patterning is not a reliable indicator of intraspecific brood parasitism in the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus

Griffith, S. C., Barr, I., Sheldon, B. C., Rowe, L. V. & Burke, T., May 2009, In : Journal of Avian Biology. 40, 3, p. 337-341 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

brood parasitism
Cyanistes caeruleus
egg
pigmentation
parentage

Evidence for UV-based sensory exploitation in Australian but not European crab spiders

Herberstein, M. E., Heiling, A. M. & Cheng, K., 2009, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 23, 4, p. 621-634 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thomisidae
spider
crab
Araneae
honey bees

Extrapair paternity in an insular population of house sparrows after the experimental introduction of individuals from the mainland

Ockendon, N., Griffith, S. C. & Burke, T., 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, 2, p. 305-312 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Passer domesticus
paternity
parentage
isolated population
genetic variation

Genetic incompatibility drives sex allocation and maternal investment in a polymorphic finch

Pryke, S. R. & Griffith, S. C., 20 Mar 2009, In : Science. 323, 5921, p. 1605-1607 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Finches
Mothers
Clutch Size
Eggs
Birds

Influence of winter ranging behaviour on the social organization of a cooperatively breeding bird species, the apostlebird

Griesser, M., Barnaby, J., Schneider, N. A., Figenschau, N., Wright, J., Griffith, S. C., Kazem, A. & Russell, A. F., Sep 2009, In : Ethology. 115, 9, p. 888-896 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social organization
social structure
breeding season
breeding
winter

Isolation and characterization of polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the chestnut-crowned babbler (Pomatostomus ruficeps)

Holleley, C. E., Russell, A. F. & Griffith, S. C., May 2009, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 9, 3, p. 993-995 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Genetic Structures
Population Genetics
Heterozygote
Castanea
reproductive strategy

Is red an innate or learned signal of aggression and intimidation?

Pryke, S. R., Aug 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 2, p. 393-398 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

aggression
color
post-independence
competitive ability
morphs

Male and female condition influence mating performance and sexual receptivity in two tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) with contrasting life histories

Aluja, M., Rull, J., Sivinski, J., Trujillo, G. & Pérez-Staples, D., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 55, 12, p. 1091-1098 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
tropical and subtropical fruits
fruit flies
Diptera
Fruit

Mate-guarding intensity increases with breeding synchrony in the colonial fairy martin, Petrochelidon ariel

Hammers, M., von Engelhardt, N., Langmore, N. E., Komdeur, J., Griffith, S. C. & Magrath, M. J. L., Sep 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 3, p. 661-669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Petrochelidon
mate guarding
synchrony
paternity
breeding

Multimodal communication and mate choice in wolf spiders: female response to multimodal versus unimodal signals

Uetz, G. W., Roberts, J. A. & Taylor, P. W., Aug 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 2, p. 299-305 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lycosidae
mate choice
mating behavior
spider
communication

Multiple mating and sperm depletion in male Queensland fruit flies: effects on female remating behaviour

Radhakrishnan, P., Pérez-Staples, D., Weldon, C. W. & Taylor, P. W., Oct 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 4, p. 839-846 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
multiple mating
female behavior
sperm
fruit

Nestling begging increases predation risk, regardless of spectral characteristics or avian mobbing

McDonald, P. G., Wilson, D. R. & Evans, C. S., 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, 4, p. 821-829 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mobbing
predation risk
nestling
nest
nests

Nutrients, not caloric restriction, extend lifespan in Queensland fruit flies (Bactrocera tryoni)

Fanson, B. G., Weldon, C. W., Pérez-Staples, D., Simpson, S. J. & Taylor, P. W., Oct 2009, In : Aging Cell. 8, 5, p. 514-523 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Caloric Restriction
Diptera
Carbohydrates
Food

On the function of an enigmatic ornament: wattles increase the conspicuousness of visual displays in male fowl

Smith, C. L., Van Dyk, D. A., Taylor, P. W. & Evans, C. S., Dec 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 78, 6, p. 1433-1440 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

wattles
chickens
food
comb (integument)
Gallus gallus

Optimizing irradiation dose for sterility induction and quality of bactrocera tryoni

Collins, S. R., Weldon, C. W., Banos, C. & Taylor, P. W., Oct 2009, In : Journal of economic entomology. 102, 5, p. 1791-1800 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
sterility
irradiation
sterile insect technique
dosage

Postzygotic genetic incompatibility between sympatric color morphs

Pryke, S. R. & Griffith, S. C., Mar 2009, In : Evolution. 63, 3, p. 793-798 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

incompatibility
morphs
genotype
Color
Genotype

Pre-release feeding on yeast hydrolysate enhances sexual competitiveness of sterile male Queensland fruit flies in field cages

Pérez-Staples, D., Weldon, C. W., Smallridge, C. & Taylor, P. W., May 2009, In : Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 131, 2, p. 159-166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bactrocera tryoni
hydrolysates
competitiveness
yeast
cages

Prey classification by an araneophagic ant-like jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae)

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Oct 2009, In : Journal of Zoology. 279, 2, p. 173-179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Salticidae
spider
ant
Araneae
Formicidae

Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni froggatt) attraction to and chemical analysis of male annihilation blocks using three concentrations of cuelure at dubbo, New South Wales, Australia

Dominiak, B., Clifford, C. S. & Nielsen, S. G., 2009, In : Plant Protection Quarterly. 24, 4, p. 157-160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cue-lure
Bactrocera tryoni
chemical analysis
New South Wales
fruit

Re-evaluation of an animal model for ADHD using a free-operant choice task

Pardey, M. C., Homewood, J., Taylor, A. & Cornish, J. L., 30 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 176, 2, p. 166-171 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Inbred SHR Rats
Locomotion
Animal Models
Inbred WKY Rats
Reproducibility of Results

Responses of an araneophagic assassin bug, Stenolemus bituberus, to spider draglines

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., Jun 2009, In : Ecological Entomology. 34, 3, p. 415-420 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dragline
Reduviidae
spider
Araneae
substrate

Seasonal decline in reproductive performance varies with colony size in the fairy martin, Petrochelidon ariel

Magrath, M. J. L., Santema, P., Bouwman, K. M., Brinkhuizen, D. M., Griffith, S. C. & Langmore, N. E., Mar 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 5, p. 661-672 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Petrochelidon
reproductive performance
breeding
birds
nests

Seizing the opportunity: Subordinate male fowl respond rapidly to variation in social context

Wilson, D. R., Nelson, X. J. & Evans, C. S., Oct 2009, In : Ethology. 115, 10, p. 996-1004 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

chickens
courtship
mating success
social status
dominance (genetics)

Short- and long-term consequences of early developmental conditions: A case study on wild and domesticated zebra finches

Tschirren, B., Rutstein, A. N., Postma, E., Mariette, M. & Griffith, S. C., Feb 2009, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22, 2, p. 387-395 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Taeniopygia guttata
case studies
bird
birds
life history

Silent tidbitting in male fowl, Gallus gallus: A referential visual signal with multiple functions

Smith, C. L. & Evans, C. S., 15 Mar 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 6, p. 835-842 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gallus gallus
acoustics
Chickens
bee dances
chickens

Socially mediated trade-offs between aggression and parental effort in competing color morphs

Pryke, S. R. & Griffith, S. C., Oct 2009, In : American Naturalist. 174, 4, p. 455-464 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

morphs
aggression
color
brood size
immunocompetence

Social organisation and foraging ecology of the cooperatively breeding Chestnut-crowned Babbler (pomatostomus ruficeps)

Portelli, D. J., Barclay, H., Russell, D. J. F., Griffith, S. C. & Russell, A. F., 2009, In : Emu. 109, 2, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

social organization
Castanea
social structure
breeding
foraging

Specific targeting of host individuals by a kleptoparasitic bird

Ridley, A. R. & Child, M. F., Jun 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 8, p. 1119-1126 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

kleptoparasitism
targeting
foraging
bird
food

The historical frequency of head-colour morphs in the Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae)

Gilby, A. J., Pryke, S. R. & Griffith, S. C., 2009, In : Emu. 109, 3, p. 222-229 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

morphs
skin
color
rarity
museum

The impact of postnatal and concurrent maternal depression on child behaviour during the early school years

Fihrer, I., McMahon, C. A. & Taylor, A. J., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 119, 1-3, p. 116-123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Child Behavior
Mothers
Depression
Maternal Exposure
Postpartum Depression

The influence of ants on the mating strategy of a myrmecophilic jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae)

Nelson, X. J. & Jackson, R. R., Mar 2009, In : Journal of Natural History. 43, 11-12, p. 713-735 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Salticidae
spider
ant
Araneae
Formicidae

The value of constant surveillance in a risky environment

Bell, M. B. V., Radford, A. N., Rose, R., Wade, H. M. & Ridley, A. R., 22 Aug 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1669, p. 2997-3005 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

vigilance
Cues
monitoring
Information use
Quality Improvement

Time since menarche, weight gain and body image awareness among adolescent girls: Onset of eating disorders?

Abraham, S., Boyd, C., Lal, M., Luscombe, G. & Taylor, A., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. 30, 2, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Menarche
Body Image
Weight Gain
Body Weight
Weights and Measures

Ultrastructure of male reproductive accessory glands and ejaculatory duct in the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Radhakrishnan, P., Marchini, D. & Taylor, P. W., May 2009, In : Arthropod Structure and Development. 38, 3, p. 216-226 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ejaculatory Ducts
Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
ultrastructure
Ceratitis capitata
Ants
ant
navigation
deserts
nest
2008

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

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

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 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

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