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2017



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



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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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

2012



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..



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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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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2008



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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2005



Cambra, T. Roberto A., Gonzalez, Victor H. and Wcislo, William T. 2005. Description of the male, host associations, and new distribution records for Lophostigma Cincta (Du Buysson) (Hymenoptera: Multillidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 107(1): 229-234..



Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes and Wcislo, William T. 2005. Production of Minima Workers by Gynes of Atta Colombica Guérin-Ménéville (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini) That Lack a Fungal Pellet. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 78(3): 290-292..
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Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K., Wcislo, William T. and Rehner, Stephen A. 2005. Colony Foundation, Nest Architecture and Demography of a Basal Fungus-Growing Ant, Mycocepurus Smithii (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of Natural History, 39(20): 1735-1743..
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Kelber, Almut, Warrant, Eric J., Ptaff, Michael, Wallen, Rita, Theobald, Jamie C., Wcislo, William T. and Raguso, Robert A. 2005. Light Intensity Limits Foraging Activity in Nocturnal and Crepuscular Bees. Behavioral Ecology, (1): 63-72..
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Wcislo, William T. 2005. Social Labels: We Should Emphasize Biology Over Terminology and Not Vice Versa?. Annales Zoologici Fennici, (6): 565-568..
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2004



Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes, Zimmerman, Jess K. and Wcislo, William T. 2004. Ecological Traits and Evolutionary Sequence of Nest Establishment in Fungus-Growing Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, (1): 39-48..
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Greiner, Birgit, Ribi, Willi A., Wcislo, William T. and Warrant, Eric J. 2004. Neural Organisation in the First Optic Ganglion of the Nocturnal Bee Megalopta Genalis. Cell and tissue research, 318(2): 429-437.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00441-0004-0945-z



Warrant, Eric J., Kelber, Almut, Gislen, Anna, Greiner, Birgit, Ribi, Willi A. and Wcislo, William T. 2004. Nocturnal Vision and Landmark Orientation in a Tropical Halictid Bee. Current Biology, 14(15): 1309-1318.. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2004.07.057
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Wcislo, William T., Arneson, Laura, Roesch, Kari, Gonzalez, Victor, Smith, Adam M. and Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes 2004. The Evolution of Nocturnal Behaviour in Sweat Bees, Megalopta Genalis and M. Ecuadoria (Hymenoptera: Halictidae): an Escape From Competitors and Enemies?. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, (3): 377-387..
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Wcislo, William T., Fernandez-Marin, Hermogenes and Di Trani, Juan Carlos 2004. Use of Communal Nests by Male and Female Trachypus Petiolatus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, (4): 323-331..



Wcislo, William T., Gonzalez, Victor H. and Arneson, L. 2004. A Review of Deviant Phenotypes in Bees in Relation to Brood Parasitism, and a Gynandromorph of Megalopta Genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Journal of Natural History, (11): 1443-1457..
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