This is a select list of works produced by the faculty of the USF Department of Integrative Biology. Materials are included when two conditions are satisfied: 1) the creator approves inclusion and 2) the publisher allows the material to be placed in the repository. Please direct questions or requests to expand the list of materials to Jason Boczar.

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Submissions from 2003

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Structural Spacing and the Determination of Habitat Complexity: Examining the Bartholomew et al. (2000) Index, Susan S. Bell, Robert A. Brooks, and William E. Ellis

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An Interdisciplinary and Synthetic Approach to Ecological Boundaries, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Kathleen C. Weathers, Susan S. Bell, Tracy L. Benning, Margaret M. Carreiro, and Todd E. Dawson

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Phenotypic Plasticity and Interactions Among Plants, Ragan M. Callaway, Steven C. Pennings, and Christina L. Richards

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Rules of supply and demand regulate recruitment to food in an ant society., Deby L. Cassill

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Skew selection: Nature favors a trickle-down distribution of resources in ants., Deby L. Cassill

A new species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata, Teiidae) from the Cerrado biome in central Brazil, Guarino R. Colli, J. P. Caldwell, Gabriel C. Costa, Alison M. Gainsbury, Adrian A. Garda, D. O. Mesquita, and C. M. Filho

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Gregarious behavior of nesting turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) does not reduce nest predation risk, J. Sean Doody, Rachel A. Sims, and Arthur Georges

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Beach selection in nesting pig-nosed turtles, Carettochelys insculpta, J. Sean Doody, P. West, and Arthur Georges

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Assortative Mating and Plant Phenology: Evolutionary and Practical Consequences, Gordon A. Fox

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Limiting Relationships Between Selection and Recombination, Gordon A. Fox and Alan M. Hastings

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Lizard assemblages from natural cerrado enclaves in southwestern Amazonia: The role of stochastic extinctions and isolation, Alison M. Gainsbury and Guarino R. Colli

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Conditionally Immortal Ovarian Cell Lines for Investigating the Influence of Ovarian Stroma on the Estrogen sensitivity and Tumorigenicity of Ovarian Surface Epithelial Cells, Feng Jiang, Beatriz O. Saunders, Edward M. Haller, Sandra Livingston, Santo V. Nicosia, and Wenlong Bai

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Unstructured Individual Variation and Demographic Stochasticity, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Fire, Ranching, and Endangered Species: Conflict Resolution in the Malpai Borderlands, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Diadema Antillarum 17 Years after Mass Mortality: is Recovery Beginning on St. Croix?, R. J. Miller, A. J. Adams, Nancy B. Ogden, John C. Ogden, and J. P. Ebersole

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Diet and Dietary Preference of the Juvenile Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus), Henry R. Mushinsky, Terri A. Stilson, and Earl D. McCoy

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Las Ciencias del Mar en la Argentina, John C. Ogden, G. Podestá, A. Zingone, W. J. Wiebe, and R. A. Myers

Submissions from 2002

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Mangrove Response to Attack by a Root Boring Isopod: Root Repair Versus Architectural Modification, Robert Allen Brooks and Susan S. Bell

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Brood care strategies by newly mated monogyne Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queens during colony founding, Deby L. Cassill

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Yoyo-bang: a risk-aversion investment strategy by a perennial insect society., Deby L. Cassill

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Nest complexity, group size and brood rearing in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill, Walter R. Tschinkel, and S. Bradleigh Vinson

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Sex differences in activity and movements in the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, in the wet-dry tropics of Australia, J. Sean Doody, J. E. Young, and Arthur Georges

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Demographic Stochasticity and the Variance Reduction Effect, Gordon A. Fox and Bruce E. Kendall

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Shell Damage in Salt Marsh Periwinkles (Littoraria irrorata [Say, 1822]) and Resistance to Future Attacks by Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus [Rathbun, 1896]), Ben K. Greenfield, David B. Lewis, and Jefferson T. Hinke

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Variation among Individuals and Reduced Demographic Stochasticity, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Spatially Heterogeneous Refugia and Predation Risk in Intertidal Salt Marshes, David B. Lewis and Lisa A. Eby

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The “Veiled Gradients" Problem in Ecology, Earl D. McCoy

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Measuring the Success of Wildlife Community Restoration, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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A Comparison of GIS and Survey Estimates of Gopher Tortoise Habitat and Numbers of Individuals in Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Beth Stys, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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A ~ 6100 14C yr record of El Niño activity from the Galápagos Islands., Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, William M. Last, and Mark Brenner

Submissions from 2001

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The Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP), Pedro M. Alcolado, Gerard Alleng, Kurt Bonair, David Bone, Kenneth Buchan, Phillippe G. Bush, Kalli De Meyer, Jorge R. Garcia, Jaime Garzon-Ferreira, and John C. Ogden

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The Species-Area Relationship, Edward F. Connor and Earl D. McCoy

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Embryonic aestivation and emergence behaviour in the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, J. Sean Doody, Arthur Georges, J. E. Young, M. D. Pauza, A. L. Pepper, R. L. Alderman, and M. A. Welsh

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Failure Time Analysis: Studying Times-to-Events and Rates at Which Events Occur, Gordon A. Fox

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Reproductive Strategies, Gordon A. Fox

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Trade-Offs between Growth and Survival: Responses of Freshwater Snails to Predacious Crayfish, David B. Lewis

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Habitat factors influencing the distribution of small vertebrates on unmined and phosphate-mined flatlands in central Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Maintaining Diversity in the Oceans Issues for the New U.S. Administration, John C. Ogden

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The Visible Implant Elastomer Marking Technique in Use for Small Reptiles, Kristen M. Penney, Kristie D. Gianopulos, Earl D. McCoy, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Identification of a Novel Lipopolysaccharide-Inducible Gene with Key Features of Both A Kinase Anchor Proteins and Chs1/beige Proteins, Jia-Wang Wang, Julie Howson, Edward M. Haller, and William G. Kerr

Submissions from 2000

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Comparison of Different Biomaterials for Glaucoma Drainage Devices Part 2, Ramesh S. Ayyala, B Michelini-Norris, Anna Flores, Edward M. Haller, and Curtis E. Margo

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Behavioral and developmental homeostasis in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Population Numbers Count: Tools for Near‐Term Demographic Analysis, Gordon A. Fox and Jessica Gurevitch

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Landscape Spatial Patterns in Freshwater Snail Assemblages across Northern Highland Catchments, David B. Lewis and John J. Magnuson

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Assessing Wildlife Usage of Reclaimed Phosphate-mined Lands and Unmined Lands, Earl D. McCoy, Robert Kluson, Cherie A. Keller, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Distribution of Recreational Boating across Lakes: Do Landscape Variables Affect Recreational Use?, Tara Reed-Andersen, Elena M. Bennett, Bradley S. Jorgensen, George Lauster, David B. Lewis, David Nowacek, Joan L. Riera, Beth Sanderson, and Richard Stedman

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Community Ecology, Population Biology, and the Method of Case Studies, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Durophagy in Sharks: Feeding Mechanics of the Hammerhead Sphyrna Tiburo, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1999

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Fingolimod (FTY720) as an Acute Rescue Therapy for Intraocular Inflammatory Disease, Ramesh S. Ayyala, Lynn E. Harman, B Michelini-Norris, Leo E. Ondrovic, Edward M. Haller, Curtis E. Margo, and Scott X. Stevens

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Stable isotopes (d13C and d15N) of sedimented organic matter as indicators of historic lake trophic state., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Jason H. Curtis, and Claire L. Schelske

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A multi-proxy trophic state reconstruction for shallow Orange Lake, Florida, USA: Possible influence of macrophytes on limnetic nutrient concentrations., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Margaret A. Lasi, Jaye E. Cable, and Peter H. Cable

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Effects of colony-level attributes on larval feeding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Information flow during social feeding in ant societies., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Regulation of diet in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Task selection by workers of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Paleoclimate of southwestern China for the past 50,000 yr inferred from lake sediment records., David A. Hodell, Mark Brenner, Sharon L. Kanfoush, Jason H. Curtis, Joseph S. Stoner, Song Xueliang, Wu Yuan, and Thomas J. Whitmore

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Intraspecific Gastropod Shell Strength Variation Among North Temperate Lakes, David B. Lewis and John J. Magnuson

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Habitat Fragmentation and the Abundances of Vertebrates in the Florida Scrub, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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The Role of Guesswork in Conserving the Threatened Sand Skink, Earl D. McCoy, Phillip E. Sutton, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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No-Take Reserve Networks: Sustaining Fishery Populations and Marine Ecosystems, Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, James A. Bohnsack, Louis W. Botsford, Mark H. Carr, Gary E. Davis, and John C. Ogden

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Comparative Resource Use by Juvenile Parrotfishes in the Florida Keys, Karen L. Overholtzer and Philip J. Motta

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Effects of Community Structure on the Seagrass Thalassia testudinum, Craig D. Rose and Clinton J. Dawes

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Molecular Systematics, Ethics, and Biological Decision Making under Uncertainty, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Comparing the Use of Pitfall Drift Fences and Cover Boards for Studying the Threatened Sand Skink, Phillipe E. Sutton, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Nesting Behavior of the Striped Mud Turtle, Kinosternon baurii (Testudines: Kinosternidae), Dawn S. Wilson, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Submissions from 1998

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Emergent properties of food distribution among fire ant larvae., Deby L. Cassill, Alexander Stuy, and Ronald G. Buck

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Papillary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Vagina, Shawn E. Cowper, James V. Fiorica, Edward M. Haller, Santo V. Nicosia, Mirka Jones, and Domenico Coppola

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Influence of Physical Setting on Seagrass Landscapes Near Beaufort, North Carolina, USA, Mark S. Fonseca and Susan S. Bell

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Spatial Structure, Environmental Heterogeneity, and Population Dynamics: Analysis of the Coupled Logistic Map, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Reconnaissance Survey of the Coral Reefs and Associated Ecosystems of Cayos Cochinos, Honduras, John C. Ogden and N. B. Ogden

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Effects of Wrack Burial in Salt-Stressed Habitats: Batis Maritima in a Southwest Atlantic Salt Marsh, Steven C. Pennings and Christina L. Richards

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Changes in a population of an endangered rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus following a severe flood, R. A. Seigel, C. A. Sheil, and J. Sean Doody

Un registro de 6,000 años de manifestaciones intensas del fenómeno de el Niño en sedimentos de lagunas de las islas Galápagos., Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, William M. Last, Mark Brenner, and Michael C. Miller

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Conservation and Variation in the Feeding Mechanism of the Spiny Dogfish Squalus Acanthias, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

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Feeding Mechanism of the Atlantic Guitarfish Rhinobatos Lentiginosus: Modulation of Kinematic and Motor Activity, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1997

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Drift Macroalgal Abundance in Seagrass Beds: Investigating Large-Scale Associations with Physical and Biotic Attributes, Susan S. Bell and Margaret O. Hall

Radum-226 stratigraphy in Florida lake sediments as an indicator of human disturbance., Mark Brenner, Claire L. Schelske, and Thomas J. Whitmore

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Immigration and Introduction of Insects into Florida, J H. Frank, Earl D. McCoy, H G. Hall, G F. O'Meara, and W R. Tschinkel

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Problems with Rigid Seed Strand Lodging During Prostate Implantation: a Proposed Mechanism and Solution, Jay L. Friedland, Vladimir Feygelman, Edward M. Haller, Lory M. Bradley, Robert M. Sanders, and Brian K. Noriega

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On the Use of the Reconstructive Technique: Criticisms, Comments and Questions, S. L. Jensen, B. D. Robbins, and Susan S. Bell

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Feeding Mechanism and Functional Morphology of the Jaws of the Lemon Shark Negaprion Brevirostris (Chondrichthyes, Carcharhinidae), Philip J. Motta, Timothy C. Tricas, Robert E. Hueter, and Adam P. Summers

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Patterns of Gopher Tortoise Demography in Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, and Dawn S. Wilson

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Ecosystem Interactions in the Tropical Coastal Seascape, John C. Ogden

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Marine Managers Look Upstream for Connections, John C. Ogden

A high resolution paleoenvironmental record from Bainbridge Crater Lake, Galapagos Islands., Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, William M. Last, and Mark Brenner

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Water quality and sediment geochemistry in lakes of Yunnan Province, Southern China., Thomas J. Whitmore, Mark Brenner, Z. Jiang, Jason H. Curtis, A. M. Moore, Daniel R. Engstrom, and Wu Yuan

Submissions from 1996

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Paleolimnological evaluation of historical trophic state conditions in hypereutrophic Lake Thonotosassa, Florida, USA., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, and Claire L. Schelske

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The flow of food and social organization in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill

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A duration constant for worker-to-larva trophallaxis in fire ants., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Decline of Some West-Central Florida Anuran Populations in Response to Habitat Degradation, Pabl O R. Delis, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function of Coral Reefs, T. J. Done, John C. Ogden, W. J. Weibe, and B. R. Rosen

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Coral Reefs, T. J. Done, John C. Ogden, and W. Wiebe

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Larval growth rate of known age Ambystoma opacum in Louisiana under natural conditions, J. Sean Doody

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Predicting Population Decline: Seagrass Demographics and the Reconstructive Technique, Susan L. Jensen, Bradley D. Robbins, and Susan S. Bell

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Uterine Pinopodes in Spontaneous and Artificial Cycles: Relationship to Implantation Window (IW), G B. Maroulis, P N. Zarmakoupis, S V. Nicosia, T R. Yeko, J C. Mayer, Edward M. Haller, and W F. O'Brien

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Advocacy as Part of Conservation Biology, Earl D. McCoy

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Mangrove Damage Caused by Hurricane Andrew on the Southwestern Coast of Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Derek Johnson, and Walter E. Meshaka Jr

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Establishing, Describing, Explaining, and Testing the Differences Between Vertebrate Assemblages of Disturbed and Undisturbed Upland Fragments in Central Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Roboert A. Kluson, and Danyel D. Schmutz

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Habitat Factors Influencing the Distribution of Small Vertebrates on Unmined and Phosphate-mined Uplands in Central Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Sperm storage in spermathecae of the great lamper eel, Amphiuma tridactylum (Caudata: Amphiumidae), D. M. Sever, J. Sean Doody, C. A. Reddish, M. M. Wenner, and D. R. Church