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Underlined, web-active titles are links to PDF or HTML reprints of the papers. **If no link is provided please email Sean O'Donnell to request a copy: so356 "at" drexel.edu

Recent papers (2014-present):

101. Baudier K.M. & S. O'Donnell. In press. Structure and thermal biology of subterranean army ant bivouacs in a tropical montane forest. Insectes Sociaux.

100. O'Donnell, S., K.M. Baudier & D.R. Marenda. In press. Non-nutritive polyol sweeteners differ in insecticidal activity when ingested by adult Drosophila melanogaster (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Insect Science.

99. Bulova S., K. Purce, P. Khodak, E. Sulger & S. O'Donnell. 2016. Into the black, and back: The ecology of brain investment in Neotropical army ants (Formicidae: Dorylinae). Science of Nature/Naturwissenschaften 103: 1-11.

98. O'Donnell S., S.J. Bulova, S. DeLeon, P. Khodak, S. Miller, & E. Sulger. 2015. Distributed cognition and social brains: reductions in mushroom body investment accompanied the origins of sociality in wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150791.

97. Baudier K.M., A. E. Mudd, S.C. Erickson, & S. O'Donnell. 2015. Microhabitat and body size effects on heat tolerance: implications for responses to climate change (army ants: Formicidae, Ecitoninae). Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 1322-1330.

96. Arcilla N., L.H. Hollbech, & S. O'Donnell. 2015. Severe declines of understory birds follow illegal logging in Upper Guinea forests of Ghana, West Africa. Biological Conservation 188: 41-49.

95. McCann S., T. Jones, O. Moeri, C. Scott, S. O'Donnell & G. Gries. 2015. Red-throated Caracara, a falconid raptor, rivals predatory impact of army ants on social wasps. Insectes Sociaux 62: 101-108.

94. Rehan S.M, S.J. Bulova, & S. O'Donnell. 2015. Cumulative effects of foraging behavior and social dominance on brain development in a facultatively social bee (Ceratina australensis). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 85: 117-124.

93. O'Donnell S., A. Kumar & C.J. Logan. 2014. Do Nearctic migrant birds compete with residents at army ant raids? A geographical and seasonal analysis. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126: 474-487.

92. Sulger E., N. Mcaloon, S.J. Bulova, J. Sapp & S. O'Donnell. 2014. Evidence for adaptive brain tissue reduction in obligate social parasites (Polyergus mexicanus) relative to their hosts (Formica fusca). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 415-422.

91. Baudier K.M., S.D. Kaschock-Marenda, N. Patel, K.L. Diangelus, S. O'Donnell & D.R. Marenda. 2014. Erythritol, a non-nutritive sugar alcohol sweetener and the main component of Truvia®, is a palatable ingested insecticide. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098949

90. O'Donnell S., M.R. Clifford, S. Deleon, C. Papa, N. Zahedi & S.J. Bulova. 2014. A test of neuroecological predictions using paperwasp caste differences in brain structure (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 68: 529-536.

89. Soare T.W., A. Kumar, K.A. Naish & S. O'Donnell. 2014. Genetic evidence for habitat effects on colony dispersal in the army ant Eciton burchellii. Molecular Ecology 23: 96-109.

 

Papers on ARMY ANT BEHAVIOR, ECOLOGY

and GENETICS

  

 

Papers on DIVISION OF LABOR

and EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

 

Papers on NEUROBIOLOGY, BRAIN PLASTICITY

and BRAIN EVOLUTION

Papers on BEHAVIORAL GENETICS

and BEHAVIORAL PHYSIOLOGY

Papers on BIRD-ARMY ANT INTERACTIONS

and NEOTROPICAL ORNITHOLOGY

Papers on POPULATION 

and COMMUNITY ECOLOGY