Research Publications
Major in Animal Behavior

Publications by Animal Behavior Students and Faculty

Wise SE and RG Jaeger. 2016. Seasonal and geographic variation in territorial conflicts by male red-backed salamanders. Behaviour (in press).

McCarthy TM, Keyes J & Cade WH. 2013. Phonotactic Behavior of Male Field Crickets (Gryllus texensis) in Response to Acoustic Calls From Conspecific Males. Journal of Insect Behavior, 26: 634-648.

Perry, G., B. W. Buchanan, R. Fisher, M. Salmon, and S. Wise. 2008. Effects of night lighting on urban reptiles and amphibians. Chapter 16 in: Urban Herpetology: Ecology, Conservation and Management of Amphibians and Reptiles in Urban and Suburban Environments. J. C. Mitchell, R. E. Jung Brown and B. Bartholomew (ed.). Herpetological Conservation 3:211-228.

Taylor, R., B. Buchanan, and J. Doherty*. 2007. Sexual Selection in the Squirrel Treefrog, Hyla squirella: The Role of Multimodal Cue Assessment in Female Choice. Animal Behaviour. 74:1153-1163.

Buchanan, B. W. 2006. Observed and potential effects of artificial night lighting on anuran amphibians. Chapter 9 in Rich, C. and T. Longcore (Eds). Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting. Island Press; pp. 192-220.

Wise, S. E. and B. W. Buchanan. 2006. The influence of artificial illumination on the nocturnal behavior and physiology of salamanders: studies in the laboratory and field. Chapter 10 in Rich, C. and T. Longcore (Eds). Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting. Island Press; pp. 221-251.

Wise, S. E., F. D. Verret*, and R. G. Jaeger. 2004. Tail autotomy in territorial salamanders influences scent marking by residents and behavioral responses of intruders to resident chemical cues. Copeia 2004:165-172.

Schwartz, J. J., B. W. Buchanan, and H. C. Gerhardt. 2003. Acoustic interactions among male gray treefrogs in a chorus setting. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 53:9-19.

Schwartz, J. J., B. W. Buchanan, and H. C. Gerhardt. 2001. Female mate choice in the gray treefrog in three experimental environments. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 49:443-455.

Buchanan, B. W. 1998. Low-illumination prey detection by squirrel treefrogs. Journal of Herpetology 32:270-274.

Wise, S. E. and R. G. Jaeger. 1998. The influence of tail autotomy on agonistic behaviour in a territorial salamander. Animal Behaviour 55:1707-1716.

Buchanan, B. W. and R. C. Taylor*. 1996. Lightening the load: micturition enhances jumping performance in squirrel treefrogs. Journal of Herpetology 30 (3): 410-413.

Mathis, A., R. G. Jaeger, W. H. Keen, P. K. Ducey, S. C. Walls and B. W. Buchanan. 1995. Chapter 6: Aggression and territoriality in salamanders and a comparison with the territorial behavior of frogs. In H. Heatwole (ed). Amphibian Biology, Vol. 2: Social Behaviour. Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton. pp. 633-676.

Fauth, J. E., B. W. Buchanan, S. E. Wise, S. M. Welter*, and M. J. Komoroski. 1996. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis, coloration. Herpetological Review 27:135.

Lancaster, D. L. and S. E. Wise. 1996. Differential response by the ringneck snake, Diadophis punctatus, to odors of tail-autotomizing prey. Herpetologica 52:98-108.

Jaeger, R. G., J. Schwarz*, and S. E. Wise. 1995. Territorial male salamanders have foraging tactics attractive to gravid females. Animal Behaviour 49:633-639.

Buchanan, B. W. and R. G. Jaeger. 1995. Chapter 3: Amphibians. In: B. E. Rollin (ed.). The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research, Vol. II: Care, Husbandry and Well-Being -- An Overview by Species. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. pp. 31-48.

Buchanan, B. W. 1994. Sexual dimorphism in Hyla squirella: chromatic and pattern variation between the sexes. Copeia 1994(3):797-802.

Seaman, J. W., Jr., S. C. Walls, S. E. Wise, and R. G. Jaeger. 1994. Caveat Emptor: Rank transform methods and interaction. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9:261-263.

Wise, S. E., K. S. Siex*, K. M. Brown*, and R. G. Jaeger. 1993. Recognition influences social interactions in red-spotted newts. Journal of Herpetology 27:149-154.

Buchanan, B. W. 1993. Effects of enhanced lighting on the behaviour of nocturnal frogs. Animal Behaviour 45(5):893-899.

Wise, S. E. and B. W. Buchanan. 1992. An efficient method for measuring salamanders. Herpetological Review 23(2):56-57.

Buchanan, B. W. 1992. Bimodal nocturnal activity pattern of Hyla squirella. Journal of Herpetology 26(4):521-523.

Jaeger, R. G. and S. E. Wise. 1991. A reexamination of the male salamander "sexy faeces hypothesis". Journal of Herpetology 25:370-373.


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