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Recent Publications

  • Cook, M.A., Fitzpatrick, S.M. and Roitberg, B.D. (2012) Phenology of Dasineura oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on Cranberry and Blueberry Indicates Potential for Gene Flow. Journal of Economic Entomology, 105(4): 1205-1213. [ DOI: 10.1603/EC11418 ]
  • Major, H.L. and A.M. Chubaty (2012) Estimating colony and breeding population size for nocturnal burrow-nesting seabirds. Marine Ecology Progess Series, 454: 83-90. [ DOI: 10.3354/meps09663 ]
  • Zappia, S.P.W. and Roitberg, B.D. (2012), Energy-state dependent responses of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) to simulated bednet-protected hosts. Journal of Vector Ecology, 37: 172–178. [ DOI: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2012.00214.x ]
  • Cook, M.A., Ozeroff, S.N., Fitzpatrick, S.M. and Roitberg, B.D. (2011). Host-associated differentiation in reproductive behaviour of cecidomyiid midges on cranberry and blueberry. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 141: 8–14. [ DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.2011.01166.x ]
  • Jumean, Z., B.O. Ma, A.M. Chubaty, C.W. Ellenor, B.D. Roitberg, and G. Gries (2011) A theoretical approach to study the evolution of aggregation behavior by codling moth larvae. The Journal of Insect Behaviour, Online First. [ DOI: 10.1007/s10905-010-9251-7 ]
  • Salomon, M., Vibert, S., and R.G. Bennett (2010) Habitat use by western black widow spiders (Latrodectus hesperus) in coastal British Columbia: evidence of facultative group living. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88(3):334–346. [ DOI: 10.1139/Z10-004 ]
  • Henry, L.M., Bannerman, J.A., Gillespie, D.R., and B.D. Roitberg (2010) Predator identity and the nature and strength of food web interactions. Journal of Animal Ecology 6:1164–1171. [ DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2010.01723.x ]
  • Peterson J.H. and B.D. Roitberg (2010) Variation in Maternal Nest Defense Related to Nest State. Behav. Ecol. Submitted.
  • Peterson J.H. and B.D. Roitberg (2010) Egg maturation, nest state, and sex ratios: a dynamic state variable model. Evolotionary Ecology Research 12:347-361.
  • M. Salomon (2009) Social Environment and Feeding State Influence Movement Decisions in a Web-building Spider. Ethology 115(10):916-927. [ DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01682.x ]
  • Ma, B.O., B.H. Davis, D.R. Gillespie, and S.L. VanLaerhoven (2009) Incorporating behaviour into simple models of dispersal using the biological control agent Dicyphus hesperus. Ecological Modelling 220(23):3271-3279.
  • Henry, L.M.*, B.O. Ma* and B.D. Roitberg (2009) Size-mediated adaptive foraging: a host-selection strategy for insect parasitoids. Oecologia 161(2):433. *Shared first authorship.
  • Chubaty, A.M., B.D. Roitberg, C. Li (2009) A dynamic host selection model for mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins. Ecological Modelling 220:1241-1250. [ DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2009.01.039 ]
  • Ma, B.O. and B.D. Roitberg (2008) The role of resource availability and state-dependence in the foraging strategy of blood-feeding mosquitoes. Evolutionary Ecology Research 10(8):1111-1130.
  • M. Salomon (2007) Western black widow spiders express state-dependent web-building strategies tailored to the presence of neighbours. Animal Behaviour 73(5):865-875[ DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2006.11.002 ]
  • Peterson JH, BD Roitberg and RC Ydenberg (2007) When nesting involves two sequential, mutually exclusive activities: what’s a mother to do? Evol. Ecol. Res. 9:1187-1197.
  • Peterson JH and BD Roitberg (2006) Impact of resource levels on sex ratio and resource allocation in the solitary bee, Megachile rotundata. Environ. Entomol. 35:1404-1410.
  • Peterson JH and BD Roitberg (2006) Impacts of flight distance on sex ratio and resource allocation to offspring in the leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundata. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 59:589-596.
  • Roitberg BD, DR Gillespie, DMJ Quiring, CR Alma, WH Jenner, J Perry, JH Peterson, M Salomon and S VanLaerhoven (2005) The cost of being an omnivore: mandible wear from plant feeding in a true bug. Naturwissenschaften 92:431-434. [ DOI: 10.1007/s00114-005-0013-x ]