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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Robert B. Srygley

RESEARCH ECOLOGIST


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2014. Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change. Journal of Insect Physiology. 65: 57-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.05.005
Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riveros, A.J., Esquivel, D.M., Wajnberg, E., Srygley, R.B. 2014. Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68(1): 55-62.
El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Oliveira, E.G., Riveros, A.J. 2014. El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate. Biotropica. 46(1): 90-97.
Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Plata, C.A., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny? Ecological Entomology. 38(6): 596-607.
Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2013. Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 53(6):1002-1013.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation - (Government Publication)
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal. Evolutionary Ecology. 27(2): 237-252. Available: DOI 10.1007/s10682-012-9603-1.
Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2012. Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58: 342-347.
Age- and density-dependent prophylaxis in the migratory Mormon cricket Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2012. Age- and density-dependent prophylaxis in the migratory Mormon cricket Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Environmental Entomology. 41(1): 166-171.
Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Srygley, R.B., Lee, J.Y., Lee, S.I., Choe, J.C. 2012. Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density. Polish Journal of Ecology. 60: 407-417.
Weakness in the band: nutrient-mediated trade-offs between migration and immunity of Mormon crickets, Anabrus simplex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2011. Weakness in the band: nutrient-mediated trade-offs between migration and immunity of Mormon crickets, Anabrus simplex. Animal Behaviour. 81(2): 395-400.
Immune Response of Mormon Crickets that Survived Infection by Beauveria Bassiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Jaronski, S. 2010. Immune Response of Mormon Crickets that Survived Infection by Beauveria Bassiana. Psyche. Vol. 2011, 5 pp., Article ID 849038, DOI:10.1155/2011/849038.
Antennal Regulation of Migratory Flight in the Neotropical Moth, Urania fulgens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sane, S., Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R. 2010. Antennal Regulation of Migratory Flight in the Neotropical Moth, Urania fulgens. Biology Letters. 6:406-409.
Magnetoreception in Eusocial Insects: An Update Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wajnberg, E., Acosta-Avalos, D., Cambraia Alves, O., Oliveira, J., Srygley, R.B., Esquivel, D.M. 2010. Magnetoreception in Eusocial Insects: An Update. Journal Royal Society Interface. 7(2): S207-S225.
Migration, Orientation and Navigation: Magnetic Compasses in Insects Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Riveros, A.J., Srygley, R.B. 2010. Migration, Orientation and Navigation: Magnetic Compasses in Insects. In: Breed, M.D., and Moore, J., editors. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Vol. 2. Oxford: Elsevier / Academic Press. pp. 305-313.
Immune Response of Mormon Crickets to Infection by Beauveria bassiana. - (Abstract Only) - (21-Jul-09)
Immediate Protein Dietary Effects on Movement and the Generalised Immunocompetence of Migrating Mormon Crickets Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D., Simpson, S.J., Sword, G.A. 2009. Immediate Protein Dietary Effects on Movement and the Generalised Immunocompetence of Migrating Mormon Crickets Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae). Ecological Entomology. 34(5):663–668.
El Niño and Dry Season Rainfall Influence Hostplant Phenology and an Annual Butterfly Migration from Neotropical Wet to Dry Forests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Oliveira, E.G., Aizprua, R., Pelaez, N.Z., Riveros, A.J. 2010. El Niño and Dry Season Rainfall Influence Hostplant Phenology and an Annual Butterfly Migration from Neotropical Wet to Dry Forests. Global Change Biology. 16:936-945.
Weakness in the band: Nutrient imbalance and immunodeficiency in mass-migrating cannibalistic katydids - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-09)
Age of the Jeju pony (Equus caballus) at first reproduction: potential costs for foals and mothers that first reproduce early in life Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rho, J.R., Srygley, R.B., Choe, J.C. 2009. Age of the Jeju pony (Equus caballus) at first reproduction: potential costs for foals and mothers that first reproduce early in life. Journal of Ethology. Journal of Ethology. 27(3):483-488.
Immediate dietary effects on migrating Mormon cricket immunocompetence - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-08)
Optimal strategies for insects migrating in the flight boundary layer: Mechanisms and consequences Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R. 2008. Optimal strategies for insects migrating in the flight boundary layer: Mechanisms and consequences. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 48:119-133.
Aeroecology: Probing and Modeling the Aerosphere Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kunz, T.H., Gauthreaux, Jr., S.A., Hristov, N.I., Horn, J.W., Jones, G., Kalko, E.K., Kelly, T.A., Larkin, R.P., Mccracken, G.F., Swartz, S.M., Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Westbrook, J. K. and Wikelski, M. 2008. Aeroecology: Probing and Modeling the Aerosphere. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 48(1):1-11.
Do leaf-cutter ants orient their path-integrated, home vector with a magnetic compass? - (Abstract Only) - (16-Nov-07)
Airspeed adjustment and lipid reserves in migratory Neotropical butterflies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dudley, R., Srygley, R.B. 2008. Airspeed adjustment and lipid reserves in migratory Neotropical butterflies. Functional Ecology. 22(2):264-270.
Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica orient their path-integrated, home vector with a magnetic compass? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riveros, A.J., Srygley, R.B. 2008. Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica orient their path-integrated, home vector with a magnetic compass? Animal Behaviour 75:1273-1281.
Optimal strategies for insects migrating in the flight boundary layer: Mechanisms and consequences - (Abstract Only) - (07-Sep-07)
El Niño and other determinants of butterfly migrations in a Neotropical wet forest - (Abstract Only) - (18-Apr-07)
Evolution of the wave: aerodynamic and aposematic functions of butterfly wing motion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2007. Evolution of the wave: aerodynamic and aposematic functions of butterfly wing motion. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 274(1612):913-917.
Last Modified: 4/18/2013