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2017



Marting, Peter R., Wcislo, William T. and Pratt, Stephen C. 2017. Colony personality and plant health in the Azteca-Cecropia mutualism. Behavioral Ecology, : 1-8.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arx165



Stone, Thomas, Webb, Barbara, Adden, Andrea, Weddig, Nicolai Ben, Honkanen, Anna, Templin, Rachel, Wcislo, William T., Scimeca, Luca, Warrant, Eric and Heinze, Stanley 2017. An Anatomically Constrained Model for Path Integration in the Bee Brain. Current Biology, 27: 1-17.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.052



Tierney, Simon M., Friedrich, Markus, Humphreys, William F., Jones, Therésa M., Warrant, Eric J. and Wcislo, William T. 2017. Consequences of evolutionary transitions in changing photic environments: Transitions in photic environments. Austral Entomology, 56(1): 23-46.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aen.12264

2016



Armitage, Sophie A. O., Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes, Boomsma, Jacobus J. and Wcislo, William T. 2016. Slowing them down will make them lose: A role for attine ant crop fungus in defending pupae against infections?. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85(5): 1210-1221.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12543



Kapheim, Karen M., Chan, T. Y., Smith, A. R., Wcislo, William T. and Nonacs, P. 2016. Ontogeny of division of labor in a facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis. Insectes Sociaux, 63(1): 185-191.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-015-0454-y
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Mitko, Lukasz, Weber, Marjorie G., Ramirez, Santiago R., Hedenström, Erik, Wcislo, William T. and Eltz, Thomas 2016. Olfactory specialization for perfume collection in male orchid bees. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219(10): 1467-1475.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.136754
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Shik, Jonathan Z., Gomez, Ernesto B., Kooij, Pepijn W., Santos, Juan C., Wcislo, William T. and Boomsma, Jacobus J. 2016. Nutrition mediates the expression of cultivar-farmer conflict in a fungus-growing ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(36): 10121-10126.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1606128113



Wcislo, William T. 2016. Trophallaxis in weakly social bees (Apoidea). Ecological Entomology, 41(1): 37-39.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/een.12289
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2015



Amador-Vargas, Sabrina, Gronenberg, Wulfila, Wcislo, William T. and Mueller, Ulrich G. 2015. Specialization and group size: brain and behavioural correlates of colony size in ants lacking morphological castes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282(1801) http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.2502



Baird, Emily, Fernandez, Diana C., Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2015. Flight control and landing precision in the nocturnal bee Megalopta is robust to large changes in light intensity. Frontiers in Physiology, 6 http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2015.00305
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Jones, Beryl M., Wcislo, William T. and Robinson, Gene E. 2015. Developmental Transcriptome for a Facultatively Eusocial Bee, Megalopta genalis. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 5(10): 2127-2135.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/g3.115.021261
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Quiñones, A. E. and Wcislo, William T. 2015. Cryptic extended brood care in the facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis. Insectes Sociaux, 62(3): 307-313.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-015-0409-3



Rehan, S. M., Tierney, Simon M. and Wcislo, William T. 2015. Evidence for social nesting in Neotropical ceratinine bees. Insectes Sociaux, 62(4): 465-469.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-015-0425-3
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2014



Bruner, Gaspar, Wcislo, William T. and Fernandez, Hermogenes 2014. Prudent inquilines and proactive hosts: behavioral dynamics between an ant social parasite, Megalomyrmex symmetochus and its fungus-growing ant host, Sericomyrmex amabilis. Insectes Sociaux, 61(1): 83-88.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-013-0331-5
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McFrederick, Quinn S., Wcislo, William T., Hout, Michael C. and Mueller, Ulrich G. 2014. Host species and developmental stage, but not host sociality, affects bacterial community structure in socially polymorphic bees. FEMS microbiology ecology, 88(2): 398-406.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1574-6941.12302

2013



Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes, Bruner, Gaspar, Gomez, Ernesto B., Wcislo, William T., Boomsma, Jacobus J. Koos and Wcislo, William T. 2013. Dynamic Disease Management in Trachymyrmex Fungus-Growing Ants (Attini: Formicidae). American Naturalist, 181(4): 571-582.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/669664



Tierney, Simon M., Fischer, C. N., Rehan, S. M., Kapheim, Karen M. and Wcislo, William T. 2013. Frequency of social nesting in the sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Halictidae) does not vary across a rainfall gradient, despite disparity in brood production and body size. Insectes Sociaux, 60(2): 163-172.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-012-0280-4

2012



Armitage, Sophie A. O., Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes, Wcislo, William T. and Boomsma, Jacobus J. Koos 2012. An evaluation of the possible adaptive function of fungal brood covering by Attine ants. Evolution, 66(6): 1966-1975.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01568.x
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Bruner, Gaspar, Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes, Touchon, Justin C. and Wcislo, William T. 2012. Eggs of the blind snake, Liotyphlops albirostris, are incubated in a nest of a lower fungus-growing ant, Apterostigma gonoides. Psyche, (532314): 1-5.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/532314
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McFrederick, Quinn S., Wcislo, William T., Taylor, Douglas R., Ishak, Heather D., Dowd, Scot E. and Mueller, Ulrich G. 2012. Environment or kin: whence do bees obtain acidophilic bacteria?. Molecular Ecology, 21(7): 1754-1768.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05496.x



Riveros, Andre J., Seid, Marc A. and Wcislo, William T. 2012. Evolution of brain size in class-based societies of fungus-growing ants (Attini). Animal Behaviour, 83(4): 1043-1049.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.01.032



Wcislo, William T. 2012. Big brains, little bodies. Science, 338(6113): 1419.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.338.6113.1419-b

2011



Baird, Emily, Kreiss, Eva, Wcislo, William T., Warrant, Eric and Dacke, Marie 2011. Nocturnal insects use optic flow for flight control. Biology Letters, 7(4): 499-501.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.1205
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Berry, Richard P., Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2011. Ocellar adaptations for dim light vision in a nocturnal bee. Journal of Experimental Biology, 214(8): 1283-1293.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.050427
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Seid, Marc A., Castillo, Armando and Wcislo, William T. 2011. The Allometry of Brain Miniaturization in Ants. Brain Behavior and Evolution, 77(1): 5-13.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000322530
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2010



Douglass, John and Wcislo, William T. 2010. An inexpensive and portable microvolumeter for rapid evaluation of biological samples. BioTechniques, 49(2): 566-572.. http://dx.doi.org/10.2144/000113464
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Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes and Wcislo, William T. 2010. Hormigas cultivadoras de hongos. Investigacion y Ciencia, : 12-13..



Kanzaki, Natsumi, Giblin-Davis, Robin M., Wcislo, William T., Zeng, Yongsan, Ye, Weimin, Center, Barbara J., Esquivel, Alejandro and Thomas, W. Kelley 2010. Acrostichus megaloptae n. sp (Nematoda: Diplogastridae), a phoretic associate of Megalopta spp. (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Central America. Nematology, 12: 453-468.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/138855409X12559479585089



Santos, Leandro M., Tierney, Simon M. and Wcislo, William T. 2010. Nest descriptions of Megalopta aegis (Vachal) and M. guimaraesi Santos & Silveira (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 54(2): 332-334.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262010000200018

2009



Biani, Natalia B., Mueller, Ulrich G. and Wcislo, William T. 2009. Cleaner mites: Sanitary mutualism in the miniature ecosystem of Neotropical bee nests. American Naturalist, 173(6): 841-847.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/598497
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Douglas, J. K., Tobin, W. F. and Wcislo, William T. 2009. Abstract: A portable microvolumeter for studies of invertebrate brain-body scaling. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 49(1): E-223..
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Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K., Nash, David R., Boomsma, Jacobus J. Koos and Wcislo, William T. 2009. Reduced biological control and enhanced chemical pest management in the evolution of fungus farming in ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276(1665): 2263-2269.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2009.0184
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Kapheim, Karen M., Pollinger, John P., Wcislo, William T. and Wayne, Robert K. 2009. Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite markers for a facultatively eusocial sweat bee (Megalopta genalis). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(6): 1527-1529.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02693.x
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Riveros, Andre J., Hernández, Edgar J. and Wcislo, William T. 2009. Nesting Biology of Euglossa dodsoni Moure (Hymenoptera: Euglossinae) in Panama. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 82(2): 210-214.. http://dx.doi.org/10.2317/JkES808.15.1
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Wcislo, William T. and Tierney, Simon M. 2009. Behavioural environments and niche construction: the evolution of dim-light foraging in bees. Biological Reviews, 84(1): 19-37.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-185X.2008.00059.x
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Wcislo, William T. and Tierney, Simon M. 2009. The evolution of communal behavior in bees and wasps: an alternative to eusociality. , : 148-169..
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Frederiksen, Rikard, Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2008. Visual reliability and information rate in the retina of a nocturnal bee. Current Biology, 18(5): 349-353.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.057
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Tierney, Simon M., Gonzalez-Ojeda, Therany and Wcislo, William T. 2008. Nesting biology and social behavior of Xenochlora bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Augochlorini) from Peru. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 81(1): 61-72.. http://dx.doi.org/10.2317/JKES-704.24.1
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Tierney, Simon M., Gonzalez-Ojeda, Therany and Wcislo, William T. 2008. Biology of a nocturnal bee, Megalopta atra (Hymenoptera: Halictidae; Augochlorini), from the Panamanian highlands. Journal of Natural History, 42(27-28): 1841-1847.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930802109124
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2007



Biani, Natalia B. and Wcislo, William T. 2007. Notes on the reproductive morphology of the parasitic bee Megalopta byroni (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), and a tentative new host record. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 80(4): 392-394..
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Capaldi, Elizabeth A., Flynn, Corey J. and Wcislo, William T. 2007. Sex ratio and nest observations of Euglossa hyacinthina (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 80(4): 395-399.. http://dx.doi.org/10.2317/0022-8567(2007)80[395:SRANOO]2.0.CO;2
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Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K. and Wcislo, William T. 2007. Fungus garden platforms improve hygiene during nest establishment in Acromyrmex ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini). Insectes Sociaux, 54(1): 64-69.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-007-0907-z
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Greiner, Birgit, Cronin, Thomas M., Ribi, Willi A., Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2007. Anatomical and physiological evidence for polarisation vision in the nocturnal bee Megalopta genalis. Journal of Comparative Physiology. A, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 193(6): 591-600.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00359-007-0214-1
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Wcislo, William T. and Danforth, Bryan N. 2007. Solitarios en segunda instancia: pérdida evolutiva del comportamiento social. , : 259-268..

2006



Fernandez Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K. and Wcislo, William T. 2006. Acanthopria and Mimopriella parasitoid wasps (Diapriidae) attack Cyphomyrmex fungus-growing ants (Formicidae, Attini). Naturwissenschaften, 93(1): 17-21.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-8286.2005.01115.x
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Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K., Rehner, Stephen A. and Wcislo, William T. 2006. Active Use of the Metapleural Glands by Ants in Controlling Fungal Infection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, (1594): 1689-1695..
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Kelber, Almut, Warrant, Eric J., Ptaff, Michael, Wallen, Rita, Theobald, Jamie C. and Wcislo, William T. 2006. Light intensity limits foraging activity in nocturnal and crepuscular bees. Behavioral Ecology, 17(1): 63-72.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/arj001



Theobald, Jamie C., Greiner, Birgit, Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2006. Visual summation in night-flying sweat bees: A theoretical study. Vision Research, 46: 2298-2309..
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Warrant, Eric J., Kelber, Almut, Wallen, Rita and Wcislo, William T. 2006. Ocellar optics in nocturnal and diurnal bees and wasps. Arthropod Structure & Development, 35(4): 293-305.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2006.08.012
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Wcislo, William T. and Gonzalez, Victor H. 2006. Social and Ecological Contexts of Trophallaxis in Facultatively Social Sweat Bees, Megalopta Genalis and M. Ecuadoria (Hymenoptera, Halictidae). Insectes Sociaux, 53(2): 220-225.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-005-0861-6
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