William T. Wcislo, PhD - Publications

Affiliations: 
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Gamboa, Colón Province, Panama 

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2021 Hagadorn MA, Eck K, Del Grosso M, Haemmerle X, Wcislo WT, Kapheim KM. Age-related mushroom body expansion in male sweat bees and bumble bees. Scientific Reports. 11: 17039. PMID 34426595 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-96268-w  1
2021 Leray M, Wilkins LGE, Apprill A, Bik HM, Clever F, Connolly SR, De León ME, Duffy JE, Ezzat L, Gignoux-Wolfsohn S, Herre EA, Kaye JZ, Kline DI, Kueneman JG, McCormick MK, ... ... Wcislo WT, et al. Natural experiments and long-term monitoring are critical to understand and predict marine host-microbe ecology and evolution. Plos Biology. 19: e3001322. PMID 34411089 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001322  1
2021 Christopher Y, Wcislo WT, Martínez-Luis S, Hughes WOH, Gerardo NM, Fernández-Marín H. Disease management in two sympatric fungus-growing ants for controlling the parasitic fungus . Ecology and Evolution. 11: 6041-6052. PMID 34141201 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7379  1
2020 Pierotti MER, Wandycz A, Wandycz P, Rebelein A, Corredor VH, Tashiro JH, Castillo A, Wcislo WT, McMillan WO, Loew ER. Aggressive mimicry in a coral reef fish: The prey's view. Ecology and Evolution. 10: 12990-13010. PMID 33304511 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6883  1
2020 Shik JZ, Kooij PW, Donoso DA, Santos JC, Gomez EB, Franco M, Crumière AJJ, Arnan X, Howe J, Wcislo WT, Boomsma JJ. Nutritional niches reveal fundamental domestication trade-offs in fungus-farming ants. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 33106603 DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-01314-x  1
2020 Kapheim KM, Jones BM, Pan H, Li C, Harpur BA, Kent CF, Zayed A, Ioannidis P, Waterhouse RM, Kingwell C, Stolle E, Avalos A, Zhang G, McMillan WO, Wcislo WT. Developmental plasticity shapes social traits and selection in a facultatively eusocial bee. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32471944 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.2000344117  1
2020 Wcislo WT. Fijian farming ants resolve the guns-or-butter dilemma for their crop plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117: 3357-3359. PMID 32019888 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1922921117  0.01
2020 Krichilsky E, Vega-Hidalgo Á, Hunter K, Kingwell C, Ritner C, Wcislo W, Smith A. The first gynandromorph of the Neotropical bee Megalopta amoena (Spinola, 1853) (Halictidae) with notes on its circadian rhythm Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 75: 97-108. DOI: 10.3897/Jhr.75.47828  1
2019 Kapheim KM, Pan H, Li C, Blatti C, Harpur BA, Ioannidis P, Jones BM, Kent CF, Ruzzante L, Sloofman L, Stolle E, Waterhouse RM, Zayed A, Zhang G, Wcislo WT. Draft Genome Assembly and Population Genetics of an Agricultural Pollinator, the Solitary Alkali Bee (Halictidae: Nomia melanderi). G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 9: 625-634. PMID 33575757 DOI: 10.1534/g3.118.200865  1
2019 Wilkins LGE, Leray M, O'Dea A, Yuen B, Peixoto R, Pereira TJ, Bik HM, Coil DA, Duffy JE, Herre EA, Lessios H, Lucey NM, Mejia LC, Rasher DB, Sharp K, ... ... Wcislo WT, et al. Host-associated microbiomes drive structure and function of marine ecosystems. Plos Biology. 17: e3000533. PMID 31710600 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.3000533  1
2019 Iwasaki T, Tajimi Y, Kameda K, Kingwell C, Wcislo W, Osaka K, Yamawaki M, Morita T, Yoshimi Y. Synthesis of 23-, 25-, 27-, and 29-Membered ( Z)-Selective Unsaturated and Saturated Macrocyclic Lactones from 16- and 17-Membered Macrocyclic Lactones and Bromoalcohols by Wittig Reaction, Yamaguchi Macrolactonization, and Photoinduced Decarboxylative Radical Macrolactonization. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. PMID 31136179 DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Joc.9B00870  0.01
2019 Bonadies E, Wcislo WT, Gálvez D, Hughes WOH, Fernández-Marín H. Hygiene Defense Behaviors Used by a Fungus-Growing Ant Depend on the Fungal Pathogen Stages. Insects. 10. PMID 31060310 DOI: 10.3390/Insects10050130  1
2019 Smith AR, Kapheim KM, Kingwell CJ, Wcislo WT. A split sex ratio in solitary and social nests of a facultatively social bee. Biology Letters. 15: 20180740. PMID 30940017 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2018.0740  1
2019 Kapheim KM, Pan H, Li C, Blatti C, Harpur BA, Ioannidis P, Jones BM, Kent CF, Ruzzante L, Sloofman L, Stolle E, Waterhouse RM, Zayed A, Zhang G, Wcislo WT. Draft Genome Assembly and Population Genetics of an Agricultural Pollinator, the Solitary Alkali Bee (Halictidae: ). G3 (Bethesda, Md.). PMID 30642875 DOI: 10.1534/G3.118.200865  1
2019 Galgani-Barraza P, Moreno JE, Lobo S, Tribaldos W, Roubik DW, Wcislo WT. Flower use by late nineteenth-century orchid bees (Eufriesea surinamensis, Hymenoptera, Apidae) nesting in the Catedral Basílica Santa María la Antigua de Panamá Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 74: 65-81. DOI: 10.3897/Jhr.74.39191  1
2018 Jernigan CM, Birgiolas J, McHugh C, Roubik DW, Wcislo WT, Smith BH. Colony-level non-associative plasticity of alarm responses in the stingless honey bee, Tetragonisca angustula. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72. PMID 30774186 DOI: 10.1007/S00265-018-2471-0  1
2018 Marting PR, Kallman NM, Wcislo WT, Pratt SC. Ant-plant sociometry in the Azteca-Cecropia mutualism. Scientific Reports. 8: 17968. PMID 30568295 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-018-36399-9  0.01
2018 Marting PR, Wcislo WT, Pratt SC. Colony personality and plant health in the Azteca-Cecropia mutualism Behavioral Ecology. 29: 264-271. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arx165  0.01
2018 Smith A, Harper C, Kapheim K, Simons M, Kingwell C, Wcislo W. Effects of social organization and resource availability on brood parasitism in the facultatively social nocturnal bee Megalopta genalis Insectes Sociaux. 65: 85-93. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-017-0590-7  1
2017 Stone T, Webb B, Adden A, Weddig NB, Honkanen A, Templin R, Wcislo W, Scimeca L, Warrant E, Heinze S. An Anatomically Constrained Model for Path Integration in the Bee Brain. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 28988858 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2017.08.052  1
2017 Jones BM, Kingwell CJ, Wcislo WT, Robinson GE. Caste-biased gene expression in a facultatively eusocial bee suggests a role for genetic accommodation in the evolution of eusociality. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28053060 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2016.2228  1
2016 Shik JZ, Gomez EB, Kooij PW, Santos JC, Wcislo WT, Boomsma JJ. Nutrition mediates the expression of cultivar-farmer conflict in a fungus-growing ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 27551065 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1606128113  1
2016 Nygaard S, Hu H, Li C, Schiøtt M, Chen Z, Yang Z, Xie Q, Ma C, Deng Y, Dikow RB, Rabeling C, Nash DR, Wcislo WT, Brady SG, Schultz TR, et al. Reciprocal genomic evolution in the ant-fungus agricultural symbiosis. Nature Communications. 7: 12233. PMID 27436133 DOI: 10.1038/Ncomms12233  1
2016 Mitko L, Weber MG, Ramirez SR, Hedenström E, Wcislo WT, Eltz T. Olfactory specialization for perfume collection in male orchid bees. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 219: 1467-1475. PMID 27207952 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.136754  0.04
2016 Armitage SA, Fernández-Marín H, Boomsma JJ, Wcislo WT. Slowing them down will make them lose: A role for attine ant crop fungus in defending pupae against infections? The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 27136600 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12543  1
2016 González CT, Wcislo WT, Cambra R, Wheeler TA, Fernández-Marín H. A New Ectoparasitoid Species of Pseudogaurax Malloch, 1915 (Diptera: Chloropidae), Attacking the Fungus-Growing Ant, Apterostigma dentigerum Wheeler, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109: 639-645. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/Saw023  1
2016 Kapheim KM, Chan TY, Smith AR, Wcislo WT, Nonacs P. Ontogeny of division of labor in a facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis Insectes Sociaux. 63: 185-191. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-015-0454-Y  1
2015 Baird E, Fernandez DC, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Flight control and landing precision in the nocturnal bee Megalopta is robust to large changes in light intensity. Frontiers in Physiology. 6: 305. PMID 26578977 DOI: 10.3389/Fphys.2015.00305  1
2015 Jones BM, Wcislo WT, Robinson GE. Developmental Transcriptome for a Facultatively Eusocial Bee, Megalopta genalis. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 5: 2127-35. PMID 26276382 DOI: 10.1534/G3.115.021261  1
2015 Quiñones AE, Wcislo WT. Cryptic extended brood care in the facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis. Insectes Sociaux. 62: 307-313. PMID 26097252 DOI: 10.1007/S00040-015-0409-3  1
2015 Fernández-Marín H, Nash DR, Higginbotham S, Estrada C, van Zweden JS, d'Ettorre P, Wcislo WT, Boomsma JJ. Functional role of phenylacetic acid from metapleural gland secretions in controlling fungal pathogens in evolutionarily derived leaf-cutting ants. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20150212. PMID 25925100 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2015.0212  1
2015 Kapheim KM, Nonacs P, Smith AR, Wayne RK, Wcislo WT. Kinship, parental manipulation and evolutionary origins of eusociality. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20142886. PMID 25694620 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.2886  1
2015 Amador-Vargas S, Gronenberg W, Wcislo WT, Mueller U. Specialization and group size: brain and behavioural correlates of colony size in ants lacking morphological castes. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20142502. PMID 25567649 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2014.2502  1
2015 Wcislo WT. Trophallaxis in weakly social bees (Apoidea) Ecological Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/Een.12289  1
2015 Rehan SM, Tierney SM, Wcislo WT. Evidence for social nesting in Neotropical ceratinine bees Insectes Sociaux. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-015-0425-3  1
2015 Quiñones AE, Wcislo WT. Cryptic extended brood care in the facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis Insectes Sociaux. 62: 307-313. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-015-0409-3  1
2015 Estrada C, Degner EC, Rojas EI, Wcislo WT, Van Bael SA. The role of endophyte diversity in protecting plants from defoliation by leaf-cutting ants Current Science. 109: 55-61.  1
2014 McFrederick QS, Wcislo WT, Hout MC, Mueller UG. Host species and developmental stage, but not host social structure, affects bacterial community structure in socially polymorphic bees. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 88: 398-406. PMID 24579829 DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12302  1
2014 Jernigan CM, Roubik DW, Wcislo WT, Riveros AJ. Color-dependent learning in restrained Africanized honey bees Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 337-343. PMID 24072797 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.091355  1
2014 Estrada C, Rojas EI, Wcislo WT, Van Bael SA. Fungal endophyte effects on leaf chemistry alter the invitro growth rates of leaf-cutting ants' fungal mutualist, Leucocoprinus gongylophorus Fungal Ecology. 8: 37-45. DOI: 10.1016/J.Funeco.2013.12.009  1
2014 Bruner G, Wcislo WT, Fernández-Marín H. 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: 83-88. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-013-0331-5  1
2013 Fernández-Marín H, Bruner G, Gomez EB, Nash DR, Boomsma JJ, Wcislo WT. Dynamic disease management in Trachymyrmex fungus-growing ants (Attini: Formicidae). The American Naturalist. 181: 571-82. PMID 23535621 DOI: 10.1086/669664  1
2013 Estrada C, Wcislo WT, Van Bael SA. Symbiotic fungi alter plant chemistry that discourages leaf-cutting ants New Phytologist. 198: 241-251. PMID 23406415 DOI: 10.1111/Nph.12140  1
2013 Smith AR, Kapheim KM, Pérez-Ortega B, Brent CS, Wcislo WT. Juvenile hormone levels reflect social opportunities in the facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Hormones and Behavior. 63: 1-4. PMID 22986338 DOI: 10.1016/J.Yhbeh.2012.08.012  1
2013 Kapheim KM, Smith AR, Nonacs P, Wcislo WT, Wayne RK. Foundress polyphenism and the origins of eusociality in a facultatively eusocial sweat bee, Megalopta genalis (Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67: 331-340. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-012-1453-X  1
2013 Tierney SM, Fischer CN, Rehan SM, Kapheim KM, Wcislo WT. Frequency of social nesting in the sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Halictidae) does not vary across a rainfall gradient, despite disparity in brood production and body size Insectes Sociaux. 60: 163-172. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-012-0280-4  1
2012 Wcislo WT. Big brains, little bodies Science. 338: 1419. PMID 23239715 DOI: 10.1126/Science.338.6113.1419-B  1
2012 Van Bael SA, Estrada C, Rehner SA, Santos JF, Wcislo WT. Leaf endophyte load influences fungal garden development in leaf-cutting ants Bmc Ecology. 12. PMID 23140096 DOI: 10.1186/1472-6785-12-23  1
2012 Armitage SAO, Fernández-Marín H, Wcislo WT, Boomsma JJ. An evaluation of the possible adaptive function of fungal brood covering by attine ants Evolution. 66: 1966-1975. PMID 22671560 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.2011.01568.X  1
2012 McFrederick QS, Wcislo WT, Taylor DR, Ishak HD, Dowd SE, Mueller UG. Environment or kin: whence do bees obtain acidophilic bacteria? Molecular Ecology. 21: 1754-68. PMID 22340254 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2012.05496.X  1
2012 Kapheim KM, Smith AR, Ihle KE, Amdam GV, Nonacs P, Wcislo WT. Physiological variation as a mechanism for developmental caste-biasing in a facultatively eusocial sweat bee. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 1437-46. PMID 22048951 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2011.1652  1
2012 Tierney SM, Sanjur O, Grajales GG, Santos LM, Bermingham E, Wcislo WT. Photic niche invasions: phylogenetic history of the dim-light foraging augochlorine bees (Halictidae). Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 794-803. PMID 21795273 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2011.1355  1
2012 Wcislo DO, Vargas G, Ihle KE, Wcislo WT. Nest construction behavior by the orchid bee euglossa hyacinthina Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 29: 15-20. DOI: 10.3897/Jhr.29.4067  1
2012 Eberhard WG, Wcislo WT. Plenty of room at the bottom? American Scientist. 100: 226-233. DOI: 10.1511/2012.96.226  1
2012 Bruner G, Fernández-Marín H, Touchon JC, Wcislo WT. Eggs of the blind snake, Liotyphlops albirostris, are incubated in a nest of the lower fungus-growing ant, Apterostigma cf. goniodes Psyche. DOI: 10.1155/2012/532314  1
2012 Smith AR, López Quintero IJ, Moreno Patiño JE, Roubik DW, Wcislo WT. Pollen use by Megalopta sweat bees in relation to resource availability in a tropical forest Ecological Entomology. 37: 309-317. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2311.2012.01367.X  1
2012 Van Bael SA, Seid MA, Wcislo WT. Endophytic fungi increase the processing rate of leaves by leaf-cutting ants (Atta) Ecological Entomology. 37: 318-321. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2311.2012.01364.X  1
2012 Riveros AJ, Seid MA, Wcislo WT. Evolution of brain size in class-based societies of fungus-growing ants (Attini) Animal Behaviour. 83: 1043-1049. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2012.01.032  1
2011 Quesada R, Triana E, Vargas G, Douglass JK, Seid MA, Niven JE, Eberhard WG, Wcislo WT. The allometry of CNS size and consequences of miniaturization in orb-weaving and cleptoparasitic spiders. Arthropod Structure & Development. 40: 521-9. PMID 22036838 DOI: 10.1016/J.Asd.2011.07.002  1
2011 Kapheim KM, Bernal SP, Smith AR, Nonacs P, Wcislo WT. Support for maternal manipulation of developmental nutrition in a facultatively eusocial bee, Megalopta genalis (Halictidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 65: 1179-1190. PMID 21743768 DOI: 10.1007/S00265-010-1131-9  1
2011 Herre EA, Wcislo WT. In defence of inclusive fitness theory Nature. 471: e8-e9. PMID 21430725 DOI: 10.1038/Nature09835  1
2011 Berry RP, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Ocellar adaptations for dim light vision in a nocturnal bee. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 214: 1283-93. PMID 21430205 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.050427  1
2011 Baird E, Kreiss E, Wcislo W, Warrant E, Dacke M. Nocturnal insects use optic flow for flight control Biology Letters. 7: 499-501. PMID 21307047 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2010.1205  1
2011 Seid MA, Castillo A, Wcislo WT. The allometry of brain miniaturization in ants Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 77: 5-13. PMID 21252471 DOI: 10.1159/000322530  1
2011 Bittleston LS, Brockmann F, Wcislo W, Van Bael SA. Endophytic fungi reduce leaf-cutting ant damage to seedlings. Biology Letters. 7: 30-2. PMID 20610420 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2010.0456  1
2011 Van Bael SA, Estrada C, Wcislo WT. Fungal-fungal interactions in leaf-cutting ant agriculture Psyche. DOI: 10.1155/2011/617478  1
2011 Eberhard WG, Wcislo WT. Grade changes in brain-body allometry. morphological and behavioural correlates of brain size in miniature spiders, insects and other invertebrates Advances in Insect Physiology. 40: 155-214. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-387668-3.00004-0  1
2010 Douglass JK, Wcislo WT. An inexpensive and portable microvolumeter for rapid evaluation of biological samples. Biotechniques. 49: 566-72. PMID 20701591 DOI: 10.2144/000113464  1
2010 Smith AR, Seid MA, Jiménez LC, Wcislo WT. Socially induced brain development in a facultatively eusocial sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Halictidae). Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 277: 2157-63. PMID 20335213 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2010.0269  1
2010 Santos LM, Tierney SM, Wcislo WT. Nest descriptions of Megalopta aegis (Vachal) and M. guimaraesi Santos & Silveira (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado Revista Brasileira De Entomologia. 54: 332-334. DOI: 10.1590/S0085-56262010000200018  1
2010 Kanzaki N, Giblin-Davis RM, Wcislo WT, Zeng Y, Ye W, Center BJ, Esquivel A, Thomas KW. Acrostichus megaloptae n. sp. (Nematoda: Diplogastridae), a phoretic associate of Megalopta spp. (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) in Central America Nematology. 12: 453-468. DOI: 10.1163/138855409X12559479585089  1
2010 Pérez-Ortega B, Fernández-Marín H, Loiácono MS, Galgani P, Wcislo WT. Biological notes on a fungus-growing ant, Trachymyrmex cf. zeteki (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini) attacked by a diverse community of parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) Insectes Sociaux. 57: 317-322. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-010-0086-1  1
2010 Santos LM, Tierney SM, Wcislo WT. Nest descriptions of Megalopta aegis (Vachal) and M. guimaraesi Santos & Silveira (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) from the Brazilian Cerrado | Descrição dos ninhos de Megalopta aegis (Vachal) e M. guimaraesi Santos & Silveira (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) do Cerrado Revista Brasileira De Entomologia. 54: 332-334.  1
2009 Kapheim KM, Pollinger JP, Wcislo WT, Wayne RK. Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite markers for a facultatively eusocial sweat bee (Megalopta genalis). Molecular Ecology Resources. 9: 1527-9. PMID 21564949 DOI: 10.1111/J.1755-0998.2009.02693.X  1
2009 Biani NB, Mueller UG, Wcislo WT. Cleaner mites: sanitary mutualism in the miniature ecosystem of neotropical bee nests. The American Naturalist. 173: 841-7. PMID 19371167 DOI: 10.1086/598497  1
2009 Van Bael SA, Fernández-Marín H, Valencia MC, Rojas EI, Wcislo WT, Herre EA. Two fungal symbioses collide: endophytic fungi are not welcome in leaf-cutting ant gardens. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 2419-26. PMID 19364739 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.0196  1
2009 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Nash DR, Boomsma JJ, Wcislo WT. Reduced biological control and enhanced chemical pest management in the evolution of fungus farming in ants. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 2263-9. PMID 19324734 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.0184  1
2009 Wcislo WT, Tierney SM. Behavioural environments and niche construction: The evolution of dim-light foraging in bees Biological Reviews. 84: 19-37. PMID 19046401 DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-185X.2008.00059.X  1
2009 Riveros AJ, Hernndez EJ, Wcislo WT. Nesting biology of Euglossa dodsoni Moure (Hymenoptera: Euglossinae) in Panama Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 82: 210-214. DOI: 10.2317/Jkes808.15.1  1
2009 Kapheim KM, Pollinger JP, Wcislo WT, Wayne RK. Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite markers for a facultatively eusocial sweat bee (Megalopta genalis) Molecular Ecology Resources. 9: 1527-1529. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02693.x  1
2009 Smith AR, Kapheim KM, O'Donnell S, Wcislo WT. Social competition but not subfertility leads to a division of labour in the facultatively social sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Animal Behaviour. 78: 1043-1050. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2009.06.032  1
2008 Frederiksen R, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Visual reliability and information rate in the retina of a nocturnal bee. Current Biology : Cb. 18: 349-53. PMID 18328705 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2008.01.057  1
2008 Tierney SM, Gonzales-Ojeda T, Wcislo WT. Nesting biology and social behavior of xenochlora bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Augochlorini) from per Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 81: 61-72. DOI: 10.2317/Jkes-704.24.1  1
2008 Tierney SM, Gonzales-Ojeda T, Wcislo WT. Biology of a nocturnal bee, Megalopta atra (Hymenoptera: Halictidae; Augochlorini), from the Panamanian highlands Journal of Natural History. 42: 1841-1847. DOI: 10.1080/00222930802109124  1
2008 Smith AR, Wcislo WT, O'Donnell S. Body size shapes caste expression, and cleptoparasitism reduces body size in the facultatively eusocial bees Megalopta (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Journal of Insect Behavior. 21: 394-406. DOI: 10.1007/S10905-008-9136-1  1
2007 Theobald JC, Coates MM, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Flight performance in night-flying sweat bees suffers at low light levels. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 210: 4034-42. PMID 17981871 DOI: 10.1242/Jeb.003756  1
2007 Greiner B, Cronin TW, Ribi WA, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Anatomical and physiological evidence for polarisation vision in the nocturnal bee Megalopta genalis. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 193: 591-600. PMID 17530313 DOI: 10.1007/S00359-007-0214-1  1
2007 Capaldi EA, Flynn CJ, Wcislo WT. Sex ratio and nest observations of euglossa hyacinthina (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 80: 395-399. DOI: 10.2317/0022-8567(2007)80[395:Sranoo]2.0.Co;2  1
2007 Biani NB, Wcislo WT. 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: 392-394. DOI: 10.2317/0022-8567(2007)80[392:Notrmo]2.0.Co;2  1
2007 Smith AR, Wcislo WT, O'Donnell S. Survival and productivity benefits to social nesting in the sweat bee Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 1111-1120. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-006-0344-4  1
2007 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT. Fungus garden platforms improve hygiene during nest establishment in Acromyrmex ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini) Insectes Sociaux. 54: 64-69. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-007-0907-Z  1
2006 Warrant EJ, Kelber A, Wallén R, Wcislo WT. Ocellar optics in nocturnal and diurnal bees and wasps. Arthropod Structure & Development. 35: 293-305. PMID 18089077 DOI: 10.1016/J.Asd.2006.08.012  1
2006 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Rehner SA, Wcislo WT. Active use of the metapleural glands by ants in controlling fungal infection. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 273: 1689-95. PMID 16769642 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2006.3492  1
2006 Theobald JC, Greiner B, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Visual summation in night-flying sweat bees: a theoretical study. Vision Research. 46: 2298-309. PMID 16488460 DOI: 10.1016/J.Visres.2006.01.002  1
2006 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT. Acanthopria and Mimopriella parasitoid wasps (Diapriidae) attack Cyphomyrmex fungus-growing ants (Formicidae, Attini) Naturwissenschaften. 93: 17-21. PMID 16315027 DOI: 10.1007/S00114-005-0048-Z  1
2006 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Rehner SA, Wcislo WT. Active use of the metapleural glands by ants in controlling fungal infection Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 273: 1689-1695. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2006.3492  1
2006 Kelber A, Warrant EJ, Pfaff M, Wallén R, Theobald JC, Wcislo WT, Raguso RA. Light intensity limits foraging activity in nocturnal and crepuscular bees Behavioral Ecology. 17: 63-72. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/Arj001  1
2006 Wcislo WT, Gonzalez VH. Social and ecological contexts of trophallaxis in facultatively social sweat bees, Megalopta genalis and M. ecuadoria (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) Insectes Sociaux. 53: 220-225. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-005-0861-6  1
2005 Fernández-Marín H, Wcislo WT. Production of minima workers by genes of Atta colombica Guérin-Ménéville (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Attini) that lack a fungal pellet Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 78: 290-292. DOI: 10.2317/0402.19.1  1
2005 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT, Rehner SA. Colony foundation, nest architecture and demography of a basal fungus-growing ant, Mycocepurus smithii (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Journal of Natural History. 39: 1735-1743. DOI: 10.1080/00222930400027462  1
2005 Wcislo WT. Social labels: We should emphasize biology over terminology and not vice versa Annales Zoologici Fennici. 42: 565-568.  1
2005 Cambra RA, Gonzalez VH, Wcislo WT. Description of the male, host associations, and new distribution records for Lophostigma cincta (du Buysson) (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 107: 229-234.  1
2004 Greiner B, Ribi WA, Wcislo WT, Warrant EJ. Neural organisation in the first optic ganglion of the nocturnal bee Megalopta genalis. Cell and Tissue Research. 318: 429-37. PMID 15365811 DOI: 10.1007/S00441-004-0945-Z  1
2004 Warrant EJ, Kelber A, Gislén A, Greiner B, Ribi W, Wcislo WT. Nocturnal vision and landmark orientation in a tropical halictid bee. Current Biology : Cb. 14: 1309-18. PMID 15296747 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cub.2004.07.057  1
2004 Wcislo WT, Fernández-Marín H, Di Trani JC. Use of communal nests by male and female Trachypus petiolatus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 77: 323-331. DOI: 10.2317/E-11.1  1
2004 Wcislo WT, Arneson L, Roesch K, Gonzalez V, Smith A, Fernández H. 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. 83: 377-387. DOI: 10.1111/J.1095-8312.2004.00399.X  1
2004 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT. Ecological traits and evolutionary sequence of nest establishment in fungus-growing ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 81: 39-48. DOI: 10.1111/J.1095-8312.2004.00268.X  1
2004 Wcislo WT, Gonzalez VH, Arneson L. A review of deviant phenotypes in bees in relation to brood parasitism, and a gynandromorph of Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Journal of Natural History. 38: 1443-1457. DOI: 10.1080/0022293031000155322  1
2003 Franz NM, Wcislo WT. Foraging behavior in two species of Ectatomma (Formicidae: Ponerinae): Individual learning of orientation and timing Journal of Insect Behavior. 16: 381-410. DOI: 10.1023/A:1024880110189  1
2003 Smith AR, Wcislo WT, O'Donnell S. Assured fitness returns favor sociality in a mass-provisioning sweat bee, Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 54: 14-21. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-003-0589-0  1
2003 Wcislo WT, Schatz B. Predator recognition and evasive behavior by sweat bees, Lasioglossum umbripenne (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), in response to predation by ants, Ectatomma ruidum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 53: 182-189. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-002-0564-1  1
2003 Fernández-Marín H, Zimmerman JK, Wcislo WT. Nest-founding in Acromyrmex octospinosus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Attini): Demography and putative prophylactic behaviors Insectes Sociaux. 50: 304-308. DOI: 10.1007/S00040-003-0687-Z  1
2003 Wcislo WT, Gonzalez VH, Engel MS. Nesting and social behavior of a wood-dwelling neotropical bee, Augochlora isthmii (Schwarz), and notes on a new species, A. alexanderi Engel (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 76: 588-602.  1
2003 Arneson L, Wcislo WT. Dominant-subordinate relationships in a facultatively social, nocturnal bee, Megalopta genalis (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 76: 183-193.  1
2003 Wcislo WT. A male sleeping roost of a sweat bee, Augochlorella neglectula (Ckll.) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae), in Panamá Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 76: 55-59.  1
2000 Falin ZH, Arneson LC, Wcislo WT. Night-flying sweat bees megalopta genalis and me. Ecuadoria (hymenoptera: Halictidae) as hosts of the parasitoid beetle macrosiagon gracilis (coleoptera: Rhipiphoridae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 73: 183-185.  1
1999 Danforth BN, Wcislo WT. Two new and highly apomorphic species of the Lasioglossum subgenus Evylaeus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) from Central America Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92: 624-630. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/92.5.624  1
1999 Wcislo WT. Transvestism hypothesis: A cross-sex source of morphological variation for the evolution of parasitism among sweat bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae)? Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92: 239-242. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/92.2.239  1
1999 Schatz B, Wcislo WT. Ambush predation by the ponerine ant Ectatomma ruidum Roger (Formicidae) on a sweat bee Lasioglossum umbripenne (Halictidae), in Panama Journal of Insect Behavior. 12: 641-663. DOI: 10.1023/A:1020927703689  1
1999 Wcislo WT. Male territoriality and nesting behavior of Calliopsis hondurasicus cockerell (hymenoptera: Andrenidae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 72: 91-98.  1
1998 Wcislo WT, Danforth BN. Reply from w.T. Wcislo and B.N. Danforth. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 13: 199. PMID 21238262 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(98)01353-6  1
1998 Mueller UG, Wcislo WT. Nesting biology of the fungus-growing ant Cyphomyrmex longiscapus Weber (Attini, Formicidae) Insectes Sociaux. 45: 181-189. DOI: 10.1007/S000400050078  1
1998 Grajales GG, Wcislo WT. Nest architecture of group-living wasps Microstigmus (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae): Role of the pedicel as a defense against ants Revista De Biologia Tropical. 46: 1141-1143.  1
1997 Wcislo WT, Danforth BN. Secondarily solitary: the evolutionary loss of social behavior. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 12: 468-74. PMID 21238162 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(97)01198-1  1
1997 Wcislo WT. Social terminology: what are words worth? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 12: 161. PMID 21238020 DOI: 10.1016/S0169-5347(97)89787-X  0.01
1997 Wcislo WT. Social interactions and behavioral context in a largely solitary bee, Lasioglossum (Dialictus) figueresi (Hymenoptera, Halictidae) Insectes Sociaux. 44: 199-208. DOI: 10.1007/S000400050041  1
1997 Wcislo WT. Invasion of nests of Lasioglossum imitatum by a social parasite, Paralictus asteris (Hymenoptera: Halicitidae) Ethology. 103: 1-11.  1
1996 Wcislo WT, Cane JH. Floral resource utilization by solitary bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) and exploitation of their stored foods by natural enemies. Annual Review of Entomology. 41: 257-86. PMID 15012330 DOI: 10.1146/Annurev.En.41.010196.001353  1
1996 Wcislo WT. Commentary: Solitary behavior in social bees Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 38: 235-236. DOI: 10.1007/S002650050237  0.01
1996 Eickwort GC, Eickwort JM, Gordon J, Eickwort MA, Wcislo WT. Solitary behavior in a high-altitude population of the social sweat bee Halictus rubicundus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 38: 227-233. DOI: 10.1007/S002650050236  0.68
1996 Wcislo WT. Parasitism rates in relation to nest site in bees and wasps (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Journal of Insect Behavior. 9: 643-656. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02213885  1
1996 Wcislo WT, Engel MS. Social behavior and nest architecture of nomiine bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae; Nomiinae) Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 69: 158-167.  1
1996 Wcislo WT, Cane JH. Floral resource utilization by solitary bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) and exploitation of their stored foods by natural enemies Annual Review of Entomology. Vol. 41. 257-286.  1
1995 Wcislo WT. Queen Number and Sociality in Insects Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 88: 105-105. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/88.1.105  0.01
1995 Wcislo WT. The Ant and the Peacock Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 88: 104-104. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/88.1.104  0.01
1995 Wcislo WT, Buchmann SL. Mating behaviour in the bees, Dieunomia heteropoda and Nomia tetrazonata, with a review of courtship in Nomiinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Journal of Natural History. 29: 1015-1027. DOI: 10.1080/00222939500770391  1
1995 Wcislo WT. A false antithesis and evolutionary psychology Ethology and Sociobiology. 16: 343-344. DOI: 10.1016/0162-3095(95)00054-O  1
1995 Wcislo WT. Sensilla numbers and antennal morphology of parasitic and non-parasitic bees (Hymenoptera : Apoidea) International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology. 24: 63-81. DOI: 10.1016/0020-7322(94)E0006-B  1
1994 Minckley RL, Wcislo WT, Yanega D, Buchmann SL. Behavior and phenology of a specialist bee (Dieunomia) and sunflower (Helianthus) pollen availability Ecology. 75: 1406-1419. DOI: 10.2307/1937464  1
1994 Pfeil RM, Walsh RA, Mumma RO, Kokko E, Wcislo WT, Ruffolo JJ. Scanning electron microscopic examination of the putative olfactory structures possessed by the phorid fly, Megaselia halterata (Diptera, Phoridae) Scanning Microscopy. 8: 687-694.  1
1994 Bernays EA, Wcislo WT. Sensory capabilities, information processing, and resource specialization Q.Rev.Biol.. 69: 187-204.  1
1994 Wcislo WT, Minckley RL, Leschen RAB, Reyes S. Rates of parasitism by natural enemies of a solitary bee, Dieunomia triangulifera (Hymenoptera, Coleoptera and Diptera) in relation to phenologies Sociobiology. 23: 265-274.  1
1993 Wcislo WT, Wille A, Orozco E. Nesting biology of tropical solitary and social sweat bees, Lasioglossum (Dialictus) figueresi Wcislo and L. (D.) aeneiventre (Friese) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Insectes Sociaux. 40: 21-40. DOI: 10.1007/BF01338830  1
1993 Wcislo WT. Communal nesting in a North American pearly-banded bee, Nomia tetrazonata, with notes on nesting behavior of Dieunomia heteropoda (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Nomiinae) Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 86: 813-821.  1
1992 Low BS, Wcislo WT. Male Foretibial Plates and Mating in Crabro cribrellifer (Packard) (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae), with a Survey of Expanded Male Forelegs in Apoidea Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 85: 219-223. DOI: 10.1093/Aesa/85.2.219  0.01
1992 Wcislo WT. Attraction and learning in mate-finding by solitary bees, Lasioglossum (Dialictus) figueresi Wcislo and Nomia triangulifera Vachal (Hymenoptera : Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 31: 139-148. DOI: 10.1007/BF00166347  1
1992 Wcislo WT, Minckley RL, Spangler HC. Pre-copulatory courtship behavior in a solitary bee, Nomia triangulifera Vachal (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Apidologie. 23: 431-442.  1
1989 Wcislo WT. Behavioral environments and evolutionary change Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. Vol. 20. 137-169.  1
1988 Wcislo WT, West-Eberhard MJ, Eberhard WG. Natural history and behavior of a primitively social wasp, Auplopus semialatus, and its parasite, Irenangelus eberhardi (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) Journal of Insect Behavior. 1: 247-260. DOI: 10.1007/Bf01054524  1
1987 Wcislo WT. The role of learning in the mating biology of a sweat bee Lasioglossum zephyrum (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 20: 179-185. DOI: 10.1007/BF00299731  1
1984 Wcislo WT. Gregarious nesting of a digger wasp as a "selfish herd" response to a parasitic fly (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae; Diptera: Sacrophagidae) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 15: 157-160. DOI: 10.1007/BF00299384  1
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