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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:

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

96. Rehan, S.M, S.J. Bulova, & S. O'Donnell. In press. Cumulative effects of foraging behavior and social dominance on brain development in a facultatively social bee (Ceratina australensis). Brain, Behavior and Evolution.

95. Arcilla, N., L.H. Hollbech, & S. O'Donnell. In press. Severe declines of understory birds follow illegal logging in Upper Guinea forests of Ghana, West Africa. Biological conservation.

94. 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.

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. 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

91. 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.

90. 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.

89. McCann S., O. Moeri, T. Jones, C. Scott, G. Khaskin, R. Gries, S. O'Donnell, & G. Gries. 2013. Strike fast, strike hard: the Red-throated Caracara exploits absconding behavior of social wasps during nest predation. PLOS ONE 8: e84114.

88. O'Donnell S., M.R. Clifford, S. DeLeon, C. Papa, N. Zahedi & S.J. Bulova. 2013. Brain size and visual environment predict species differences in paperwasp sensory processing brain regions (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Polistinae). Brain Behavior and Evolution 82: 177-184.

87. O'Donnell, S., & J.H. Hunt. 2013. Group hunting by two species of Neotropical swarm-founding paper wasps (Parachartergus apicalis and Agelaia sp., Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Insectes Sociaux 60: 369-372.

86. Chavarria Pizarro, L., H.F. McCreery, S.P. Lawson, M.E. Winston, & S. O'Donnell. 2012. Sodium-specific foraging by leafcutter ant workers (Atta cephalotes, Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ecological Entomology 37: 435-438.

85. O'Donnell, S., C.J. Logan & N.S. Clayton. 2012. Specializations of birds that attend army ant raids: an ecological approach to cognitive and behavioral studies. Behavioural Processes 91: 267-274.

84. Laurance, W.F, D.C. Useche, J. Rendeiro, … S. O'Donnell, et al. 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature11318. Published online 25 July 2012.

ARMY ANT BEHAVIOR, ECOLOGY

and GENETICS

BIRD-ARMY ANT INTERACTIONS

and NEOTROPICAL ORNITHOLOGY

DIVISION OF LABOR

and EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR

NEUROBIOLOGY, BRAIN PLASTICITY

and BRAIN EVOLUTION

 

BEHAVIORAL GENETICS

and BEHAVIORAL PHYSIOLOGY

 

 

 

POPULATION 

and COMMUNITY ECOLOGY