Scarites, Pardosa, Hogna
Miami University Ecology Research Center
The Rypstra Laboratory

Recent Publications

Peer-reviewed publications (*undergraduate and **graduate co-authors):

Wrinn**, K.M., S.C. Evans*, & A.L. Rypstra (under review). Predator cues and an herbicide impact activity and emigration in an agrobiont wolf spider. Submitted to Journal of Chemical Ecology, August 2010.

Schmidt**, J.M., & A.L. Rypstra. 2010. Opportunistic predator prefers habitat complexity that exposes prey while reducing cannibalism and intraguild encounters. Oecologia, DOI: 10.1007/s00442-010-1785-z

Griesinger*, L.M., S.C. Evans*, & A.L. Rypstra (under review). Effects of a glyphosate-based herbicide on mate location in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina. Submitted to Journal of Chemical Ecology, January 2010.

Evans*, S.C., E.M. Shaw, & A.L. Rypstra (in press). Exposure to a glyphosate-based herbicide affects agrobiont predatory arthropod behaviour and long-term survival. Accepted by Ecotoxicology.

Hoefler, C.D., C.N. Keiser*, & A.L. Rypstra (in press). Sex differences in early instar behavior in Pholcus phalangioides (Araneae, Pholcidae). Accepted by Journal of Arachnology, January 2010.

Sweger*, A.L., M. Marr*, A Satteson*, A.L. Rypstra, & M.H. Persons (in press). The effects of predation risk on female silk deposition and response to predator-cued conspecifics in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina (Araneae; Lycosidae). Accepted by Journal of Arachnology, January 2010.

Wilder**, S.M. & A.L. Rypstra (in press). Males Make Poor Meals: A Comparison of Nutrient Extraction During Sexual Cannibalism and Predation. Accepted by Oecologia, November 2009.

Wilder**, S.M., D. Mayntz, S. Toft, A.L. Rypstra, A. Pilati**, & M.J. Vanni (in press). Intraspecific variation in prey quality: a comparison of nutrient presence in prey and nutrient extraction by predators. Accepted by Oikos, August 2009.

Hoefler, C.D., J.A. Moore*, K.T. Reynolds* & A.L. Rypstra (in press). The effect of experience on male courtship and mating behaviors in a cellar spider. Accepted by American Midland Naturalist, June 2009.

Wilder**, S.M., A.L. Rypstra & M.A. Elgar (2009). The importance of ecological and phylogenetic conditions for the occurrence and frequency of sexual cannibalism. Invited to submit this review to Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 40:21-39.

Hoefler, C.D., A.L. Carlascio*, M.H. Persons & A.L. Rypstra (2009). Male courtship repeatability and potential indirect genetic benefits in a wolf spider. Animal Behaviour 78: 183-188.

Hoefler, C.D., G. Guhanarayan*, M.H. Persons, & A.L. Rypstra (2009). The interaction of female condition and mating status on male-male aggression in a wolf spider. Ethology 115:331-338.

Rypstra, A.L., A.M. Schlosser,** P.L. Sutton*, & M.H. Persons (2009). Multimodal signaling: the importance of chemical and visual cues from females to the behaviour of male wolf spiders. Animal Behaviour 77:937-947.

Hoefler, C.D., Persons, M.H., & A.L. Rypstra (2008). Evolutionarily costly courtship displays in a wolf spider: a test of viability indicator theory. Behavioral Ecology 19:974-979.

Wilder**, S.M. & A.L. Rypstra (2008). Prior encounters with the opposite sex affect male and female mating behavior in a wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1813-1820.

Wilder**, S.M., & A.L. Rypstra (2008). Sexual size dimorphism predicts the frequency of sexual cannibalism within and among species of spiders. American Naturalist 172:431-440.

Wilder**, S. M. & A. L. Rypstra. (2008). Diet quality affects mating behaviour and egg production in a wolf spider. Animal Behaviour 76:447-454.

Wilder**, S.M. & A.L. Rypstra (2008). Sexual size dimorphism mediates the occurrence of state-dependent sexual cannibalism in a wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae). Animal Behaviour 76:447-454.

Colancecco*, M., A.L. Rypstra, & M.H. Persons (2007). Predation and foraging costs of carrying egg sacs of different mass in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina. Behaviour 144:1003-1018.

Rypstra, A.L., J.M. Schmidt**, B.D. Reif*, J. DeVito & M.H. Persons (2007). Trade-offs involved in site selection and foraging in a wolf spider: effects of substrate structure and predation risk. Oikos 116:853-863.

Wilder**, S.M., & A.L. Rypstra (2007). Male control of copulation duration in a wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae). Behaviour 144:471-484.

Bell*, R.D., A.L. Rypstra & M.H. Persons (2006). The effect of predator hunger on chemically-mediated antipredator responses and survival in the wolf spider Pardosa milvina (Araneae: Lycosidae) Ethology 112:903-910.

Folz*, H.C., S.M. Wilder**, M.H. Persons & A.L. Rypstra (2006). Changes in vertical habitat use and foraging of Pardosa milvina in response to chemical cues of the predator Hogna helluo (Araneae, Lycosidae). Ethology 112:1152-1158.

Marshall, S.D., S.E. Walker** & A.L. Rypstra (2006). Two ecologically-divergent generalist predators have different responses to landscape fragmentation. Oikos 114:241-248.

Schonewolf*, K.W., R. Bell*, M.H. Persons & A.L. Rypstra (2006). Field evidence of an airborne enemy-avoidance kairomone in wolf spiders. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32:1565-1576.

Rypstra, A.L., & S.D. Marshall (2005). Augmentation of soil detritus affects the spider community and herbivory in a s soybean agroecosystem Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 116:149-157.

Rypstra, A.L. & F. Samu (2005). Size dependent intraguild predation and cannibalism in coexisting wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 33:390-397.

Taylor*, A.R., M.H. Persons & A.L. Rypstra (2005). The effect of perceived predation risk on male courtship and copulatory behavior in Pardosa milvina (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 33: 76-81.

Wilder**, S.M., J. DeVito, M.H. Persons & A.L. Rypstra (2005). The effects of moisture and heat on the efficacy of chemical cues used in predator detection by Pardosa milvina (Araneae, Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 33:857-861.

Wilder**, S.M., & A.L. Rypstra (2005). Cues used in patch selection by praying mantis nymphs (Mantodea, Mantidae). American Midland Naturalist 153:187-191.

Pholcus phalangioides
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