Darrell Kemp

Associate Professor

  • 2460 Citations
  • 29 h-Index
1987 …2019
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Research Outputs 1987 2019

2019

Age-specific reproductive investment and offspring performance in an orb-web spider, Argiope radon

Ameri, M., Kemp, D. J., Barry, K. L. & Herberstein, M. E., Jun 2019, In : Evolutionary Biology. 46, 2, p. 207-215 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Argiope
spider web
radon
Araneae
egg

Male guppies differ in daily frequency but not diel pattern of display under daily light changes

O’Neill, S. J., White, T. E., Lynch, K. E. & Kemp, D. J., Nov 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 73, 11, 12 p., 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poecilia reticulata
color
individual variation
courtship
ecology

Manipulation of natal host modifies adult reproductive behaviour in the butterfly Heliconius charithonia

Kemp, D. J., 4 Sep 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286, 1910, p. 1-8 8 p., 20191225.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Passiflora
Heliconius
Reproductive Behavior
Butterflies
reproductive behavior

Predator chemical cues decrease attack time and increase metabolic rate in an orb-web spider

Ameri, M., Kemp, D. J., Barry, K. L. & Herberstein, M. E., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 222, 22, p. 1-8 8 p., jeb212738.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spider web
Spiders
chemical cue
spider
Cues

The boy can dance: ritual courtship of the opal cling goby

Ebner, B. C. & Kemp, D. J., 6 Sep 2019, In : Pacific Conservation Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

opal
courtship
fish
family
2018

Abiotic and biotic predictors of macroecological patterns in bird and butterfly coloration

Dalrymple, R. L., Flores-Moreno, H., Kemp, D. J., White, T. E., Laffan, S. W., Hemmings, F. A., Hitchcock, T. D. & Moles, A. T., May 2018, In : Ecological Monographs. 88, 2, p. 204-224 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
butterfly
butterflies
bird
color
birds

Habitat selection and territoriality

Kemp, D., 2018, Insect behavior: from mechanisms to ecological and evolutionary consequences. Córdoba-Aguilar, A., González-Tokman, D. & González-Santoyo, I. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 80-97 18 p.

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

territoriality
habitat preferences
insects
Zygoptera
gauges

Predictable adaptive trajectories of sexual coloration in the wild: evidence from replicate experimental guppy populations

Kemp, D. J., Batistic, F-K. & Reznick, D. N., Nov 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 11, p. 2462-2477 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poecilia
Poecilia reticulata
trajectories
Fishes
trajectory

The effect of captive breeding upon adult thermal preference in the Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)

Lynch, K. E., White, T. E. & Kemp, D. J., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 78, p. 290-297 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tephritidae
Bactrocera tryoni
Fruits
Breeding
Hot Temperature
2017

Colour and luminance contrasts predict the human detection of natural stimuli in complex visual environments

White, T. E., Rojas, B., Mappes, J., Rautiala, P. & Kemp, D. J., 30 Sep 2017, In : Biology Letters. 13, 9, p. 1-5 5 p., 20170375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Color
Color Perception
Psychophysics
Visual Perception
color

Colour polymorphic lures exploit innate preferences for spectral versus luminance cues in dipteran prey

White, T. E. & Kemp, D. J., 14 Aug 2017, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
spider
morphs
polymorphism
color
arthropod

Female iridescent colour ornamentation in a butterfly that displays mutual ornamentation: is it a sexual signal?

Rutowski, R. L. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Apr 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 126, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ornamentation
butterfly
butterflies
color
mate choice

Incomplete offspring sex bias in Australian populations of the butterfly Eurema hecabe

Kemp, D. J., Thomson, F. E., Edwards, W. & Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., 1 Mar 2017, In : Heredity. 118, 3, p. 284-292 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sexism
Butterflies
Nuclear Family
Sex Ratio
Feminization

Potential impacts of a future persistent El Niño or La Niña on three subspecies of Australian butterflies

Beaumont, L. J., Duursma, D., Kemp, D. J., Wilson, P. D. & Evans, J. P., 1 Jan 2017, In : Biotropica. 49, 1, p. 110-116 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

La Nina
El Nino
butterfly
butterflies
El Nino-Southern Oscillation

The perceptual similarity of orb-spider prey lures and flower colours

White, T. E., Dalrymple, R. L., Herberstein, M. E. & Kemp, D. J., Feb 2017, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 31, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spider
Araneae
flower
flowers
color
2016

Color polymorphic lures target different visual channels in prey

White, T. E. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Jun 2016, In : Evolution. 70, 6, p. 1398-1408 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Spiders
Color
spider
color
Araneae

Colour polymorphism

White, T. E. & Kemp, D. J., 11 Jul 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 13, p. R517-R518 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Polymorphism
polymorphism
Animals
Color
color

Information in the Biosphere: Biological and Digital Worlds

Gillings, M. R., Hilbert, M. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Mar 2016, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 31, 3, p. 180-189 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

biosphere
parallel evolution
DNA
artificial intelligence
labor division

Maternal care behaviour and kin discrimination in the subsocial bug Tectocoris diophthalmus (Hemiptera:Scutelleridae)

Giffney, R. A. & Kemp, D. J., 1 May 2016, In : Austral Entomology. 55, 2, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tectocoris diophthalmus
Scutelleridae
maternal care
Hemiptera
egg

Stress tolerance in a novel system: genetic and environmental sources of (co)variation for cold tolerance in the butterfly Eurema smilax

Andrew, S. C. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Aug 2016, In : Austral Ecology. 41, 5, p. 529-537 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Smilax
cold tolerance
butterfly
stress tolerance
butterflies

The genetic basis of discrete and quantitative colour variation in the polymorphic lizard, Ctenophorus decresii

Rankin, K. J., McLean, C. A., Kemp, D. J. & Stuart-Fox, D., 6 Sep 2016, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 16, p. 1-14 14 p., 179.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
lizard
morphs
lizards
color
throat
2015

An integrative framework for the appraisal of coloration in nature

Kemp, D. J., Herberstein, M. E., Fleishman, L. J., Endler, J. A., Bennett, A. T. D., Dyer, A. G., Hart, N. S., Marshall, J. & Whiting, M. J., Jun 2015, In : American Naturalist. 185, 6, p. 705-724 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
color
animal
photoreception
appraisal
analytical framework

Birds, butterflies and flowers in the tropics are not more colourful than those at higher latitudes

Dalrymple, R. L., Kemp, D. J., Flores-Moreno, H., Laffan, S. W., White, T. E., Hemmings, F. A., Tindall, M. L. & Moles, A. T., 1 Dec 2015, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24, 12, p. 1424-1432 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

butterfly
butterflies
tropics
flower
bird

Dissecting the variation of a visual trait: The proximate basis of UV-Visible reflectance in crab spiders (Thomisidae)

Gawryszewski, F. M., Birch, D., Kemp, D. J. & Herberstein, M. E., 1 Jan 2015, In : Functional Ecology. 29, 1, p. 44-54 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thomisidae
spider
reflectance
crab
color

Evolution of displays in Galápagos lava lizards: comparative analyses of signallers and robot playbacks to receivers

Clark, D. L., Macedonia, J. M., Rowe, J. W., Stuart, M. A., Kemp, D. J. & Ord, T. J., Nov 2015, In : Animal Behaviour. 109, p. 33-44 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lava
robots
lizard
lizards
sexual selection

Integrating Functional and Evolutionary Approaches to the Study of Color-Based Animal Signals

Kemp, D. J. & Grether, G. F., 20 Jan 2015, Animal Signaling and Function: An Integrative Approach. Irschick, D. J., Briffa, M. & Podos, J. (eds.). Hoboken, USA: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 111-140 30 p.

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

Animals
Color
color
animals
Pigments

Roses are red, violets are blue - so how much replication should you do? An assessment of variation in the colour of flowers and birds

Dalrymple, R. L., Hui, F. K. C., Flores-Moreno, H., Kemp, D. J. & Moles, A. T., 1 Jan 2015, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 114, 1, p. 69-81 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

flower
Rosa
bird
flowers
color

Signal design and courtship presentation coincide for highly biased delivery of an iridescent butterfly mating signal

White, T. E., Zeil, J. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Jan 2015, In : Evolution. 69, 1, p. 14-25 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Courtship
Butterflies
courtship
butterfly
butterflies

Technicolour deceit: A sensory basis for the study of colour-based lures

White, T. E. & Kemp, D. J., 1 Jul 2015, In : Animal Behaviour. 105, p. 231-243 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

color
mimicry
polymorphism
traps
predator
2014

Does it Pay to Care? Exploring the Costs and Benefits of Parental Care in the Hibiscus Harlequin Bug Tectocoris diophthalmus (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae)

Giffney, R. A. & Kemp, D. J., 2014, In : Ethology. 120, 6, p. 607-615 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tectocoris diophthalmus
Murgantia histrionica
Scutelleridae
Hibiscus
parental care

Exploring the perceptual canvas of signal evolution: Comment on Kelley and Kelley

Kemp, D. J. & White, T. E., 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology. 25, 3, p. 467-468 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

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

Female mating preferences and male signal variation in iridescent Hypolimnas butterflies

Kemp, D. J., Jones, D., Macedonia, J. M. & Krockenberger, A. K., 2014, In : Animal Behaviour. 87, p. 221-229 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hypolimnas
mating behavior
butterfly
butterflies
color

Low genetic variation in cold tolerance linked to species distributions in butterflies

Davis, J. M. P., van Heerwaarden, B., Sgrò, C. M., Donald, J. A. & Kemp, D. J., 2014, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 28, 3, p. 495-504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cold tolerance
butterfly
butterflies
genetic variation
biogeography

Nature-via-nurture and unravelling causality in evolutionary genetics

Lynch, K. E. & Kemp, D. J., Jan 2014, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29, 1, p. 2-4 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

geneticists
phenotypic variation
genome
divergence
mice
2013

Color polymorphism in spiny spiders (gasteracantha fornicata): Testing the adaptive significance of a geographically clinal lure

Kemp, D. J., Holmes, C., Congdon, B. C. & Edwards, W., Dec 2013, In : Ethology. 119, 12, p. 1126-1137 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gasteracantha
polymorphism
spider
Araneae
color

Contest behaviour in butterflies: fighting without weapons

Kemp, D. J., 2013, Animal contests. Hardy, I. C. W. & Briffa, M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 134-146 13 p.

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

Mechanisms of color production in a highly variable shield-back stinkbug, Tectocoris diopthalmus (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae), and why it matters

Fabricant, S. A., Kemp, D. J., Krajíček, J., Bosáková, Z. & Herberstein, M. E., 7 May 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 5, p. 1-9 9 p., e64082.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Tectocoris
Scutelleridae
Heteroptera
Color
Pigments

Species recognition of color and motion signals in Anolis grahami: Evidence from responses to lizard robots

Macedonia, J. M., Clark, D. L., Riley, R. G. & Kemp, D. J., Jul 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 4, p. 846-852 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Anolis
robots
lizard
lizards
color
2012

A clearer view from fuzzy images

Herberstein, M. E. & Kemp, D. J., 27 Jan 2012, In : Science. 335, 6067, p. 409-410 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveyResearchpeer-review

Depth Perception
Spiders

Costly copulation in the wild: Mating increases the risk of parasitoid-mediated death in swarming locusts

Kemp, D. J., Jan 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 1, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

swarming
locust
copulation
locusts
parasitoid

The nanoanatomical basis of sexual dimorphism in iridescent butterfly colouration

White, T. E., Macedonia, J., Birch, D., Dawes, J. & Kemp, D. J., 2012, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 60, 2, p. 101-107 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sexual dimorphism
butterfly
butterflies
color
phenotypic variation

Unraveling the true complexity of costly color signaling

Kemp, D. J., Herberstein, M. E. & Grether, G. F., Mar 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 2, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pigment
color
honest signaling
bioluminescence
behavioral ecology
2011

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

The Role of Coloration in Mate Choice and Sexual Interactions in Butterflies

Kemp, D. J. & Rutowski, R. L., 2011, The Role of Coloration in Mate Choice and Sexual Interactions in Butterflies. Brockmann, H. J., Roper, T. J., Naguib, M., Mitani, J. C. & Simmons, L. W. (eds.). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, Vol. 43. p. 55-92 38 p. (Advances in the Study of Behavior).

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

Butterflies
mating behavior
butterflies
Color
color

Variation in compound eye structure: Effects of diet and family

Merry, J. W., Kemp, D. J. & Rutowski, R. L., Jul 2011, In : Evolution. 65, 7, p. 2098-2110 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

compound eyes
eyes
diet
Diet
nutritional adequacy
2010

Sexual selection and morphological design: The tale of two territorial butterflies

Kemp, D. J., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 58, 5, p. 289-294 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sexual selection
butterfly
butterflies
flight
Hypolimnas bolina
2009

Conspicuousness of Dickerson's collared lizard (Crotaphytus dickersonae) through the eyes of conspecifics and predators

MacEdonia, J. M., Lappin, A. K., Loew, E. R., McGuire, J. A., Hamilton, P. S., Plasman, M., Brandt, Y., Lemos-Espinal, J. A. & Kemp, D. J., Aug 2009, In : Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 97, 4, p. 749-765 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lizard
lizards
eyes
predator
predators

Predicting the direction of ornament evolution in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata)

Kemp, D. J., Reznick, D. N., Grether, G. F. & Endler, J. A., 22 Dec 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1677, p. 4335-4343 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Poecilia
Poecilia reticulata
Fish
Color
natural selection
2008

Aerial contests, sexual selection and flight morphology in solitary pompilid wasps

Kemp, D. J. & Alcock, J., Feb 2008, In : Ethology. 114, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Wasps
sexual selection
wasp
flight
Sex Characteristics