Evolutionary and Ecological
Entomology Lab

Publications


  • Reinhardt, K., Harney, E., Naylor, R., Gorb., S. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2007 Female limited polymorphism in the copulatory organ of a traumatically inseminating insect. Am. Nat. 170:931-936 LINK
  • Reinhardt, K., & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2007 Biology of the bedbugs (Cimicidae). Annu. Rev. Entomol. 52:351-374 LINK
  • Haine, E.R., Rolff, J., & Siva-Jothy M.T. 2006 Functional consequences of blood clotting in insects. Dev. Comp. Immunoldoi:10.1016/j.dci.2006.08.004
  • Joop, G., Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2006 Female colour polymorphism: gender and the eye of the beholder in damselflies. Evol. Ecol.20:259-270
  • Joop, G., Mitschke, A., Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2006 Immune function and resistance in male and polymorphic females in a damselfly. (Coenagrion puella). BMC Evol. Biol. In press
  • Sadd, B., & Siva-Jothy, M.T. (2006) Self-harm caused by immunity in an insect. Proc. Roy. Soc. ser.B. 273:2571-2574
  • Sadd, B., Holman, L., Armitage, H., Lock, S., Marland, R. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2006 Dishonest signalling in the face of uncertain survival. J. Evol. Biol. 19, 321- 325
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2006 Trauma, disease and collateral damage: conflict in cimicids. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. 361, 269-275
  • Reinhardt, K., Naylor, R. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2005 Environmental microbes as possible opportunistic sexually transmitted pathogens in a traumatically inseminating insect. Ecol. Entomol. 30: 607-611
  • Reinhardt, K., & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2005. Autonomous sperm expulsion in male crickets: young sperm are more successful. Am. Nat.165: 718-723.
  • Armitage, S.A.O., & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2005. Immune function responds to selection for cuticular colour in Tenebrio molitor. Heredity. 94: 650–656.
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T., Moret, Y. & Rolff, J. 2005. Insect immunity: an evolutionary ecology perspective. Adv. Insect Physiol. 32: 1-48.
  • Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2004. Selection on insect immunity in the wild. Proc. R. Soc. B. 271: 2157-2160.
  • Moret, Y., & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2003. Adaptive innate immunity? Responsive-mode prophylaxis in the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor. Proc. R. Soc. B. 270: 2475 – 2480.
  • Reinhardt, K., Naylor, R. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2003. Reducing a cost of traumatic insemination: female bedbugs evolve a unique organ. Proc. R. Soc. B. 270: 2371 – 2376.
  • Armitage, S.A.O., Thompson, J.W., Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2003. Examining costs of induced and constitutive immune investment in Tenebrio molitor. J. Evol. Biol. 16: 1038-1044.
  • Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2003. Invertebrate Ecological Immunity. Science. 301: 473-475
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T. & Stutt, A. 2003. A matter of taste: detecting female mating status in the bed bug. Proc. R. Soc. B. 270: 649-653.
  • Rolff, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2002. Copulation corrupts immunity - a mechanism for a cost of mating. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 99: 9916- 9918.
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T. & Thompson, J.W. 2002. Short-term nutrient deprivation affects adult immune function in the mealworm beetle,Tenebrio molitor L. Physiol. Entomol. 27: 206-212.
  • Drnevich, J.M., Barnes, A. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2002. Immune investment and sperm competition in a beetle. Physiol. Entomol. 27: 228-234.
  • Thompson, J.W., Armitage, S. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2002. Cuticular melanisation is time- constrained: black beetles darken faster.Physiol. Entomol. 27: 136-141
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T., Tsubaki, Y., Hooper, R. & Plaistow, S.J. 2001. Immune function in the face of chronic and acute parasite burdens.Physiol. Entomol. 26: 1-6.
  • Stutt, A. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2001. The cost of traumatic insemination in the bed-bug. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. 98: 5683-5687.
  • Ryder, J. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2001. Quantitative Genetics of Immune Function and Male Size in the House Cricket, Acheta domesticus. J. Evol. Biol. 14: 646-653.
  • Rolff, J., Braune, P. & Siva-Jothy, M.T. 2001. Ectoparasites do not affect ejaculate volume in the dragonfly Coenagrion puella. Physiol. Entomol. 26: 315-319.
  • Siva-Jothy, M.T. & Ryder, J. 2001. The PHA assay: out of control? Func. Ecol. 15: 813-814.