References to caterpillar sociality


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Casey, T. M., Joos B., Fitzgerald T. D., Yurlina, M. E., and Young, P. A. 1988. Synchronized group foraging, thermoregulation, and growth of eastern tent caterpillars in relation to microclimate. Physiol Zool 61: 372-377.

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Costa, J. T., and Ross, K. G. 1993. Seasonal decline in intracolony genetic relatedness in eastern tent caterpillars: implications for social evolution. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 32: 47-54.

Costa, J. T., and Fitzgerald, T. D. 1996.  Developments in social terminology: semantic battles in a conceptual war. Trends Ecol Evol 11: 285-289.

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Costa, J.T. 1998. Social behavior and its effects on colony and microgeographic genetic structure in phytophagous insect populations. pp. 205-238 In: Genetic Structure and Local Adaptation in Natural Insect Populations.  S. Mopper and S. Strauss, eds.  New York: Chapman & Hall.

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Costa, J.T. and K.G. Ross.  2003.  Fitness effects of group merging in a social insect.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B  270: 1697-1702.

Costa, J.T. and R.W. Louque.  2001.  Group foraging and trail following behavior of the red-headed pine sawfly Neodiprion lecontei (Fitch) (Hymenoptera:
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Costa, J.T.  2002.  Scale models?  What insect societies teach us about ourselves.  Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society  146: 170-180.

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Fitzgerald,  T. D. 1980.  An analysis of daily foraging patterns of laboratory colonies of the eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae), recorded photoelectronically. Can Ent 112: 731-738.

Fitzgerald, T. D. 1993.  Trail and arena marking by caterpillars of Archips cerasivoranus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). J Chem Ecol: 19:1479-1489

Fitzgerald, T. D. 1995.  The Tent Caterpillars. Cornell University Press, Ithaca

Fitzgerald, T. D. 2001. Night Life of Social Caterpillars. Natural History 110: 38-42.

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Fitzgerald, T. D., Casey, T., and Joos, B.  1988.  Daily foraging schedule of field colonies of the eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma americanum. Oecologia 76: 574-578.

Fitzgerald, T. D., and Costa JT 1986. Trail-based communication and foraging behavior of young colonies of the forest tent caterpillar Malacosoma disstria Hubn. (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Ann Entomol Soc Am 79: 999 -1007.

Fitzgerald, T. D., Peterson, S. C. 1983. Elective recruitment communication by the eastern tent caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum). Anim Behav 31: 417-42.

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Fitzgerald, T. D., and Underwood, D. L. A. 1998. Trail marking by the larva of the Madrone butterfly Eucheira socialis and the role of the trail pheromone in communal foraging behavior. J Insect Behav 11: 247-263.

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Fitzgerald, T. D., and Willer, D. E.  1983.  Tent-building behavior of the eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma ameri canum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). J Kans Entomol Soc 56: 20-31.

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Fitzgerald, T. D.  2003.  Mid-winter foraging of colonies of the pine processionary caterpillar Thaumetopoea pityocampa schiff. (Thaumetopoeidae). J. Lepidop. Soc 57: 161-167.

Fitzgerald, T. D. 1982.  Exploration and recruitment trail marking by eastern tent caterpillars. Pages 111 - 119 in Insect Behavior: a source book of laboratory and field exercises. J. R. Matthews and R. W. Matthews eds.  Westview Press, Boulder Colorado.

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Fitzgerald, T. D. 1995.  Caterpillars roll their own. Natural History Magazine 104:30-37.

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