Andrew Beattie

Emeritus Professor

  • 4473 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
1976 …2017
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Research Outputs 1976 2017

2017

High density brood of Australian gall-inducing Acacia thrips aid in fungal control

Coates, P. J., Stow, A., Turnbull, C., Beattie, A., Hammill, C. F. & Chapman, T. W., 1 Feb 2017, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 31, 1, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thrips
gall
Acacia
Thysanoptera
galls
2016

Species loss: diverse takes on biodiversity

Beattie, A., 28 Sep 2016, In : Nature. 537, 7622, p. 617 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

2015

Another Aussie parrot at risk

Beattie, A., Ehrlich, A. H., Turnbull, C. & Ehrlich, P. R., 14 Jul 2015, Millenium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

termite
woodland
nest
cavity
continent

Quinkan art: preserving the deep past

Beattie, A., Ehrlich, A. H., Turnbull, C. & Ehrlich, P. R., 25 Aug 2015, Millenium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

Art
Civilization
Resources
Engraving
Millennium
2014

Public outreach: Industries depend on biodiversity too

Beattie, A. J. & Ehrlich, P. R., 2014, In : Nature. 509, 7502, p. 563 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Why biodiversity has so many enemies

Beattie, A. J., 2014, In : Telopea. 16, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
industry
invertebrate
invertebrates
ecosystem service
2013

The contemporary view of biodiversity: bad science and bad policy

Beattie, A., 2013, Grumpy scientists: the ecological conscience of a nation. Lunney, D., Hutchings, P. & Recher, H. F. (eds.). Mosman, NSW: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

The effectiveness of antimicrobial defenses declines with increasing group size and genetic similarity

Hoggard, S. J., Wilson, P. D., Beattie, A. J. & Stow, A. J., 2013, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106, 1, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

group size
anti-infective agents
Polistes
genetic variation
Vespidae
2012

Antifungal activity in thrips soldiers suggests a dual role for this caste

Turnbull, C., Caravan, H., Chapman, T., Nipperess, D., Dennison, S., Schwarz, M. & Beattie, A., 23 Aug 2012, In : Biology Letters. 8, 4, p. 526-529 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
social insects
Military Personnel
forelimbs
Social Class

Impacts of horticultural mineral oils and two insecticide practices on population fluctuation of diaphorina citri and spread of Huanglongbing in a citrus orchard in Sarawak

Leong, S. C. T., Abang, F., Beattie, A., Kueh, R. J. H. & King Wong, S., 2012, In : The Scientific World Journal. p. 1-7 7 p., 651416.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plant phylogeny as a surrogate for turnover in beetle assemblages

Nipperess, D. A., Beattie, A. J., Faith, D. P., Ginn, S. G., Kitching, R. L., Reid, C. A. M., Russell, T. & Hughes, L., Feb 2012, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 21, 2, p. 323-342 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

beetle
turnover
phylogeny
Coleoptera
insect

Primordial enemies: fungal pathogens in thrips societies

Turnbull, C., Wilson, P. D., Hoggard, S., Gillings, M., Palmer, C., Smith, S., Beattie, D., Hussey, S., Stow, A. & Beattie, A., 21 Nov 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, p. 1-4 4 p., e49737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
Pathogens
Fungi
Insects
entomopathogens

To push, pull or push-pull? A behavioural strategy for protecting small tomato plots from tephritid fruit flies

Meats, A., Beattie, A., Ullah, F. & Bingham, S., Jun 2012, In : Crop Protection. 36, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011

Antimicrobial strength increases with group size: Implications for social evolution

Turnbull, C., Hoggard, S., Gillings, M., Palmer, C., Stow, A., Beattie, D., Briscoe, D., Smith, S., Wilson, P. & Beattie, A., 23 Apr 2011, In : Biology Letters. 7, 2, p. 249-252 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
group size
Insects
anti-infective agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Ecology and bioprospecting

Beattie, A. J., Hay, M., Magnusson, B., de Nys, R., Smeathers, J. & Vincent, J. F. V., May 2011, In : Austral Ecology. 36, 3, p. 341-356 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
ecology
industry
treaties
biomimetics

Impact of spatial disjunction within biophysical classes on plant species composition: Implications for conservation planning

Adams, M. P., Smith, P. L. & Beattie, A. J., Jun 2011, In : Austral Ecology. 36, 4, p. 453-460 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

conservation planning
planning
species diversity
cost effectiveness
homogeneity

Lower concentrations of microelements in leaves of citrus infected with 'candidatus liberibacter asiaticus'

Masaoka, Y., Pustika, A., Subandiyah, S., Okada, A., Hanundin, E., Purwanto, B., Okuda, M., Okada, Y., Saito, A., Holford, P., Beattie, A. & Iwanami, T., Jul 2011, In : Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 45, 3, p. 269-275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Out of sight

Beattie, A., 21 May 2011, In : New Scientist. 210, 2813, p. 24 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Social complexity and nesting habits are factors in the evolution of antimicrobial defences in wasps

Hoggard, S. J., Wilson, P. D., Beattie, A. J. & Stow, A. J., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 7, p. 1-5 5 p., e21763.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wasps
Pathogens
Habits
anti-infective agents
Defense Mechanisms

The butterflies of Australia

Kemp, D. J. & Beattie, A., 2011, In : Austral Ecology. 36, 6, p. e32-e33 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

crows
butterfly
butterflies
nest
nests
2010

Box 9.1 Antimicrobial defences in ants: pure and applied science

Beattie, A., 2010, Ant Ecology. Lori Lach, C. P. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 162-163 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

Differential antimicrobial activity in response to the entomopathogenic fungus Cordyceps in six Australian bee species

Stow, A., Turnbull, C., Gillings, M., Smith, S., Holley, M., Silberbauer, L., Wilson, P. D., Briscoe, D. & Beattie, A., May 2010, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 49, 2, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cordyceps
antimicrobial activity
entomopathogenic fungi
bee
Apoidea

Effectiveness of biodiversity surrogates for conservation planning: Different measures of effectiveness generate a kaleidoscope of variation

Grantham, H. S., Pressey, R. L., Wells, J. A. & Beattie, A. J., 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 7, p. 1-12 12 p., e11430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biodiversity
Conservation
planning
biodiversity
Planning

Sheng tai cun zhe: sheng wu duo yang xing shi di qiu de bao cang

Beattie, A., Ehrlich, P. & Turnbull, C., 2010, China: Owl Publishing House. 271 p.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbookResearch

The Evolutionary ecology of ant-plant mutualisms

Beattie, A. J., 2010, Paperback ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 182 p. (Cambridge studies in ecology)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

Formicidae
ecology
natural history
Spermatophytina
nesting sites

The missing link in biodiversity conservation

Beattie, A. & Ehrlich, P. R., 16 Apr 2010, In : Science. 328, 5976, p. 307-308 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

2009

Mating system and genetic structure in the paper wasp (Polistes humilis)

Hoggard, S. J., Beattie, A. J., Gillings, M. R. & Stow, A. J., 2009, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 57, 2, p. 73-76 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Polistes
wasp
mating systems
reproductive strategy
genetic structure

Ploidy of the eusocial beetle austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) and implications for the evolution of eusociality

Smith, S. M., Beattie, A. J., Kent, D. S. & Stow, A. J., Jul 2009, In : Insectes Sociaux. 56, 3, p. 285-288 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

eusociality
ploidy
Curculionidae
beetle
relatedness
2008

An enhanced miniaturized assay for antimicrobial prospecting

Smith, S. M., Beattie, A. J., Gillings, M. R., Holley, M. P., Stow, A. J., Turnbull, C. L., Wilson, P. D. & Briscoe, D. A., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 72, 1, p. 103-106 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bioprospecting

Chemical and genetic defenses against disease in insect societies

Stow, A. & Beattie, A., Oct 2008, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 22, 7, p. 1009-1013 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Ants
Insects
Fungi
Cordyceps
Isoptera

The influence of spatial scale on the congruence of classifications circumscribing morphological units of biodiversity

Nipperess, D. A., Andersen, A. N., Pik, A. J., Bramble, R., Wilson, P. & Beattie, A. J., Nov 2008, In : Diversity and Distributions. 14, 6, p. 917-924 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
taxonomy
Camponotus
Rhytidoponera
caste
2007

Antimicrobial defences increase with sociality in bees

Stow, A., Briscoe, D., Gillings, M., Holley, M., Smith, S., Leys, R., Silberbauer, T., Turnbull, C. & Beattie, A., 22 Aug 2007, In : Biology Letters. 3, 4, p. 422-424 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bees
Apoidea
anti-infective agents
Hymenoptera
Crowding

Fine-scale genetic structure and fire-created habitat patchiness in the Australian allodapine bee, Exoneura nigrescens (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Stow, A., Silberbauer, L., Beattie, A. J. & Briscoe, D. A., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Heredity. 98, 1, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Exoneura
Hymenoptera
Genetic Structures
Bees
Apidae
2006

Effects of ultraviolet radiation, simulated or as natural sunlight, on conidium germination and appressorium formation by fungi with potential as mycoherbistats

Ghajar, F., Holford, P., Cother, E. & Beattie, A., May 2006, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16, 5, p. 451-469 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Enhancing survival and subsequent infectivity of conidia of potential mycoherbistats using UV protectants

Ghajar, F., Holford, P., Cother, E. & Beattie, A., Sep 2006, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16, 8, p. 825-839 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stop the bullying in the corridors: Can including shrubs make your revegetation more Noisy Miner free?

Hastings, R. A. & Beattie, A. J., Aug 2006, In : Ecological Management and Restoration. 7, 2, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

revegetation
land restoration
aggression
shrub
shrubs

The evolution of ant pollination systems

Beattie, A., 2006, In : Botanische Jahrbuecher fuer Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie. 127, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pollination
Formicidae
pollinating insects
insect behavior
convergent evolution
2005

New products and industries from biodiversity

Beattie, A., Barthlott, W., ten Kate, K., Elisabetsky, E., Farrel, R., Kheng Chua, T., Prance, I., Rosenthal, J., Simpson, D., Leakey, R. & Wolfson, M., 2005, Ecosystems and human well-being: current state and trends : findings of the Condition and Trends Working Group of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Washington, DC, United States: Island Press, p. 271-296 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2004

Australian ant research: Fabulous fauna, functional groups, pharmaceuticals, and the Fatherhood

Majer, J. D., Shattuck, S. O., Andersen, A. N. & Beattie, A. J., 28 Jul 2004, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 43, 3, p. 235-247 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Nothomyrmecia macrops
functional group
ant
drug
fauna

Introduction to Biodiversity

Beattie, A. & Carter, W., 2004, A Guide to Berowra Valley Regional Park. Elliott, G., Foster, G., Porter, J. & Steele, J. (eds.). Hornsby, NSW: Friends of Berowra Valley Regional Park, p. 51-56 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript/introductionResearch

Land systems as surrogates for biodiversity in conservation planning

Oliver, I., Holmes, A., Dangerfield, J. M., Gillings, M., Pik, A. J., Britton, D. R., Holley, M., Montgomery, M. E., Raison, M., Logan, V., Pressey, R. L. & Beattie, A. J., Apr 2004, In : Ecological Applications. 14, 2, p. 485-503 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

conservation planning
biodiversity
land
land classification

Morphological dispersion of Rhytidoponera assemblages: The importance of spatial scale and null model

Nipperess, D. A. & Beattie, A. J., Oct 2004, In : Ecology. 85, 10, p. 2728-2736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Rhytidoponera
meta-analysis
interspecific competition
New South Wales
national parks

Spatial scaling of microbial eukaryote diversity

Green, J. L., Holmes, A. J., Westoby, M., Oliver, I., Briscoe, D., Dangerfield, M., Gillings, M. & Beattie, A. J., 9 Dec 2004, In : Nature. 432, 7018, p. 747-750 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eukaryota
Ecosystem
Biodiversity

Wild Solutions

Beattie, A. & Ehrlich, P., 2004, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportTextbookResearch

2003

Do flies get food poisoning

Clarke, J., Gillings, M. & Beattie, A., 2003, In : Australasian Science. M, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Impacts of grazing and burning on spider assemblages in dry eucalypt forests of north-eastern New South Wales, Australia

Harris, R., York, A. & Beattie, A. J., Oct 2003, In : Austral Ecology. 28, 5, p. 526-538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dry forest
dry forests
New South Wales
spider
Araneae

Methods for Testing Biodiversity Surrogates for Regional Conservation Planning

Grantham, H., Beattie, A. & Pressey, R., 2003, p. 72-72. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Nature's chemistry set

Beattie, A., 2003, In : Australasian Science. p. 38-40 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Patterns of invertebrate biodiversity across a natural edge

Dangerfield, J. M., Pik, A. J., Britton, D., Holmes, A., Gillings, M., Oliver, I., Briscoe, D. & Beattie, A. J., Jun 2003, In : Austral Ecology. 28, 3, p. 227-236 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

invertebrate
invertebrates
biodiversity
habitat
habitats