Publications

Publications (links open pdf copies, if there is no link, I can provide a copy by request):

Livdahl, T. 1979. Evolution of handling time: the functional response of a predator to the density of sympatric and allopatric strains of prey. Evolution 33: 765-768.

Livdahl, T. 1979. Environmental uncertainty and selection for life cycle delays in opportunistic species. The American Naturalist 113: 835-842.

Livdahl, T. 1982. Competition within and between hatching cohorts of a treehole mosquito. Ecology 63: 1751-1760.

Livdahl, T. and A.E. Stiven. 1983. Statistical difficulties in the analysis of predatory functional response data. The Canadian Entomologist 115: 1365-1370.

Livdahl, T. 1984. Interspecific interactions and the r-K continuum: laboratory comparisons of geographic strains of the treehole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus. Oikos 42: 193-202.

Livdahl, T. and G. Sugihara. 1984. Nonlinear interactions of populations and the importance of estimating per capita rates of change. Journal of Animal Ecology 53: 573-580.

Livdahl, T., R. Koenekoop and S. Futterweit. 1984. The complex response of Aedes eggs to larval density. Ecological Entomology 9: 437-442.

Livdahl, T. and R. Koenekoop. 1985. The nature of egg hatching in Aedes triseriatus: ecological implications and evolutionary consequences. In Ecology of Mosquitoes: proceedings of a workshop (L.P. Lounibos, J.R. Rey and H. Frank, Eds.), pp. 439-458. Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Vero Beach, FL, XX + 579 pp.

Remmer, S.B., Ahmadjian, V. and T. Livdahl. 1986. Effects of IAA (Indole-3-acetic acid and kinetin (6-furfurylamino-purine) on the synthetic lichen Cladonia cristatella and its isolated symbionts. Lichen Physiology and Biochemistry 1: 1-25.

Koenekoop, R. and T. Livdahl. 1986. Cannibalism among Aedes triseriatus larvae. Ecological Entomology 11: 111-114.

Livdahl, T. and J. Edgerly. 1987. Egg hatching inhibition: field evidence for population regulation in a treehole mosquito. Ecological Entomology 12: 395-399.

Livdahl, T. and M. Willey. 1991. Prospects for an invasion: competition between Aedes albopictus and native A. triseriatus. Science 253: 198-191.

Livdahl, T. and M. Willey. 1991. An efficient, inexpensive and fun-to use contraption for sampling mosquito larvae. J. Amer. Mosq. Contr. Assn. 7: 496-498.

Edgerly, J.S. and T. Livdahl. 1992. Density-dependent interactions within a complex life cycle: the roles of cohort structure and mode of recruitment. J. Anim. Ecol. 61: 139-150.

Edgerly, J.S., Willey, M. and T. Livdahl. 1993. The community ecology of Aedes egg hatching: implications for a mosquito invasion. Ecological Entomology 18: 123-128.

Livdahl, T. 1993. Competition and egg-hatch inhibition among tire-breeding mosquitoes. Technical Report. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control, Jacksonville FL.

Edgerly, J.S., McFarland, M., Morgan, P., and T. Livdahl. 1998. A seasonal shift in egg-laying behaviour in response to cues of future competition in a treehole mosquito. J. Anim. Ecol. 67: 805-818.

Edgerly, J.S., Willey, M.S., and T. Livdahl. 1999. Intraguild predation among larval treehole mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus, Ae. Aegypti, and Ae. triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae), in laboratory microcosms. Journal of Medical Entomology 36: 394-399.

Dennehy, J. and T. Livdahl. 1999. First record of Toxorhynchites rutilus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Massachusetts. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 15: 423-424.

Dennehy, J., P. Robakiewicz, and T. Livdahl. 2001. Larval rearing affects kin-mediated cannibalism in a treehole mosquito. Oikos 95: 335-339.

Dennehy, J. and T. Livdahl. 2004. Polymorphic foraging behavior among C. elegans: frequency- and density-dependent selection. J. Nematology 36: 276-280.

Vitek, C. J. and T. Livdahl. 2006. Field and laboratory comparison of hatch rates in Aedes albopictus (Skuse). J. Amer. Mosq. Contr. Assn. 22: 609–614.

Gonzalez, K., Peo, C,, Livdahl, T., and L. M. Kennedy. 2008. Experience-Induced Changes in Sugar Taste Discrimination. Chem. Senses 33: 173–179.

Khatchikian, C., Dennehy, J., Vitek, C. and T. Livdahl. 2009. Climate and geographic trends in hatch delay of the treehole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus Say (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology 34: 119-128..

Vitek, C. J., and T. Livdahl. 2009. Hatch plasticity in response to varied inundation frequency in Aedes albopictus. J. Med. Entomol. 46: 766-771

Kaplan, L., Kendell, D., Robertson, D., Livdahl, T. and C. Khatchikian. 2010. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Bermuda: extinction, invasion, invasion and extinction. Biological Invasions 12:3277-3288.

Khatchikian, C., Dennehy, J., Vitek,, and T. Livdahl. 2010. Direct and indirect environmental effects on Aedes hatch traits. Evolutionary Ecology 24:1159-1169.

Khatchikian, C., Sangermano, F., Kendell, D. and T. Livdahl. 2010.Evaluation of species distribution model algorithms for fine-scale container breeding mosquito risk prediction. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, in press.

Chmielewski, M., C. Khatchikian and T. Livdahl. 2010. Estimating per capita rate of change: experimental evaluation of the r’ method. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, in press.