Ecological Entomology

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Edited By: Jane K. Hill, Francis Gilbert and Rebeca B. Rosengaus

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 19/92 (Entomology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2311

Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology

Virtual Issue - Current Topics in Ecological Entomology - December 2010

Current Topics in Ecological Entomology

Nutritional Ecology

Forage collection, substrate preparation, and diet composition in fungus-growing ants
Henrik H. De Fine Licht , Jacobus J. Boomsma

More is not necessarily better: the impact of limiting and excessive nutrients on herbivore population growth rates
Caralyn B. Zehnder, Mark D. Hunter

The double cloak of invisibility: phenotypic plasticity and larval decoration in a geometrid moth, Synchlora frondaria, across three diet treatments
Michael R. Canfield, Sue Chang, Naomi E. Pierce

Immediate protein dietary effects on movement and the generalised immunocompetence of migrating Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
Robert B. Srygley, Patrick D. Lorch, Stephen J. Simpson, Gregory A. Sword

Resource discovery in ant communities: do food type and quantity matter?
Jessica M. C. Pearce-Duvet , Donald H. Feener Jr

Invasion Ecology

Phenotypic plasticity of thermal tolerance contributes to the invasion potential of Mediterranean fruit flies (Ceratitis capitata)
Casper Nyamukondiwa, Elsje Kleynhans, John S. Terblanche

Ecologically heterogeneous populations of the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata within its native and introduced ranges
Jérôme Orivel, Julien Grangier, Julien Foucaud, Julien Le Breton, François-Xavier Andrès, Hervé Jourdan, Jacques H. C. Delabie, Denis Fournier, Philippe Cerdan, Benoit Facon, Arnaud Estoup, Alain Dejean

Aggression in imported fire ants: an explanation for shifts in their spatial distributions in Southern United States?
Henry Y. Fadamiro, Xiaofang He, Li Chen

Patterns of abundance of fire ants and native ants in a native ecosystem
Katharine L. Stuble, L. Katherine Kirkman, C. Ronald Carroll

Effects of competition, cannibalism and intra-guild predation on larval development of the European coccinellid Adalia bipunctata and the invasive species Harmonia axyridis
Remy Ware, Benjamin Yguel, Michael Majerus

Intra-floral resource partitioning between endemic and invasive flower visitors: consequences for pollinator effectiveness
Robert R. Junker, Richard Bleil, Curtis C. Daehler, Nico Blüthgen

Mutualism and Symbioses

Plant glandular trichomes mediate protective mutualism in a spider–plant system
José Cesar Morais-filho, Gustavo Q. Romero

Estimation of dispersal distances of the obligately plant-associated ant Crematogaster decamera
Manfred Türke, Brigitte Fiala, Karl Eduard Linsenmair , Heike Feldhaar

The impact of an ant–aphid mutualism on the functional composition of the secondary parasitoid community
Dirk Sanders, F. J. Frank Van Veen

A facultative mutualism between aphids and an invasive ant increases plant reproduction
John D. Styrsky, Micky D. Eubanks

Ecological Immunology

Cuticular melanisation and immune response in a butterfly: local adaptation and lack of correlation
Isabell Karl, Klaus H. Hoffmann, Klaus Fischer

Challenges of metamorphosis in invertebrate hosts: maintaining parasite resistance across life-history stages
Ann M. Thomas, Volker H. W. Rudolf

Isolation from a marching band increases haemocyte density in wild locusts (Chortoicetes terminifera)
Gabriel A. Miller, Stephen J. Simpson

Parasitism and constitutive defence costs to host life-history traits in a parasitoid–host interaction
J. Niogret, S. M. Sait, P. Rohani

Crowding and disease: effects of host density on response to infection in a butterfly–parasite interaction
Elizabeth Lindsey, Mudresh Mehta, Varun Dhulipala, Karen Oberhauser, Sonia Altizer

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