Anne Wignall

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Research Outputs 2003 2018

2018

Short and fast vs long and slow: age changes courtship in male orb-web spiders (Argiope keyserlingi)

O’Hanlon, J. C., Wignall, A. E. & Herberstein, M. E., Feb 2018, In : Science of Nature. 105, 1-2, p. 1-5 5 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Argiope
spider web
courtship
spider
Araneae
2016

Luring

Bulbert, M. & Wignall, A., 5 Dec 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 23, p. R1212-R1213 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Animals
animals
2015

The sterile male technique: Irradiation negatively affects male fertility but not male courtship

Magris, M., Wignall, A. E. & Herberstein, M. E., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 75, p. 85-90 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Courtship
male fertility
courtship
Fertility
irradiation
2014

Dangerous mating systems: Signal complexity, signal content and neural capacity in spiders

Herberstein, M. E., Wignall, A. E., Hebets, E. A. & Schneider, J. M., 1 Oct 2014, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 46, P4, p. 509-518 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Spiders
Courtship
Neurobiology
Ecology
Motivation

Extreme short-term repeatability of male courtship performance in a tropical orb-web spider

Wignall, A. E., Kemp, D. J. & Herberstein, M. E., 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology. 25, 5, p. 1083-1088 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spider web
courtship
repeatability
mating behavior
mate choice
2013

Male courtship vibrations delay predatory behaviour in female spiders

Wignall, A. E. & Herberstein, M. E., 19 Dec 2013, In : Scientific Reports. 3, p. 1-5 5 p., 3557.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Predatory Behavior
Courtship
Spiders
Vibration
Gryllidae

The influence of vibratory courtship on female mating behaviour in orb-web spiders (Argiope keyserlingi, Karsch 1878)

Wignall, A. E. & Herberstein, M. E., 16 Jan 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 1, p. 1-9 9 p., e53057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Argiope
Courtship
Spiders
mating behavior
courtship
2012

How effective and persistent are fragmentsof male genitalia as mating plugs?

Herberstein, M. E., Wignall, A. E., Nessler, S. H., Harmer, A. M. T. & Schneider, J. M., Sep 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 5, p. 1140-1145 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

male genitalia
genitalia
copulation
cannibalism
female genitalia
2011

Assassin bug uses aggressive mimicry to lure spider prey

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., 2011, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 278, 1710, p. 1427-1433 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
mimicry (behavior)
mimicry
Spiders
Silk

Deceptive signals in spiders

Herberstein, M. E. & Wignall, A., 1 Jan 2011, Spider Behaviour: Flexibility and Versatility. Herberstein, M. E. (ed.). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 190-214 25 p.

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

Spiders
Araneae
Silk
Moths
Deception

Exploitation of environmental noise by an araneophagic assassin bug

Wignall, A. E., Jackson, R. R., Wilcox, R. S. & Taylor, P. W., Nov 2011, In : Animal Behaviour. 82, 5, p. 1037-1042 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
spider
predator
Araneae
vibration

Introduction: Spider biology

Herberstein, M. E. & Wignall, A., 1 Jan 2011, Spider Behaviour: Flexibility and Versatility. Herberstein, M. E. (ed.). Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 1-30 30 p.

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

Spiders
Araneae
Biological Sciences
terminology
Terminology
2010

Predatory behaviour of an araneophagic assassin bug

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., 2010, In : Journal of Ethology. 28, 3, p. 437-445 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
spider
Araneae
silk
vibration
2009

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

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
2008
Reduviidae
Heteroptera
Spiders
spider
life history

Foreleg autotomy reduces mating success of male Schizocosa ocreata wolf spiders

Taylor, P. W., Roberts, J. A., Wignall, A. E. & Uetz, G. W., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 21, 4, p. 193-202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

autotomy
Lycosidae
mating success
spider
legs

Growth and development of an araneophagic assassin bug, Stenolemus bituberus (Heteroptera: Reduviidae)

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P. W., 2008, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 56, 4, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reduviidae
Heteroptera
growth and development
instars
spider
2007
Reduviidae
Heteroptera
Araneae
Achaearanea
Theridiidae

When prey bites back: an assassin bug that appears to mimic prey to hunt spiders

Wignall, A. E., Mankin, RW., Evans, C. & Taylor, P., 2007, In : ABS 2007: Contributed and Symposium Abstracts. p. 193-193 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractResearch

Reduviidae
Araneae
vibration
predators
Achaearanea
2006

Flower symmetry preferences in honeybees and their crab spider predators

Wignall, A. E., Heiling, A. M., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M. E., May 2006, In : Ethology. 112, 5, p. 510-518 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thomisidae
Spiders
honeybee
spider
honey bees

Honeybees (Apis mellifera) holding on to memories: Response competition causes retroactive interference effects

Cheng, K. & Wignall, A. E., Apr 2006, In : Animal Cognition. 9, 2, p. 141-150 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

honeybee
Bees
Apis mellifera
honey bees
bee

To catch a spider: do hunting S. bituberus aggressively mimic insect prey in webs?

Wignall, A. E. & Taylor, P., 2006, p. 28-28. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Reduviidae
Araneae
predators
insects
organisms
2003

Floral symmetry, crab spiders and honeybees

Wignall, A., Heiling, A., Cheng, K. & Herberstein, M., 2003, p. 34-35. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

Thomisidae
honey bees
flowers
Araneae
Argyranthemum frutescens