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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.)
Partitioning the effects of mating and nuptial gift consumption on the gut microbiome in gift-giving insects -
Magnetic compasses in insects -
Srygley, R.B., Riveros, A.J. 2016. Magnetic compasses in insects. In: Reference Module in Life Sciences. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.01251-6. 9 p.
Physiological aeroecology: Anatomical and physiological adaptations for flight -
Mormon crickets maximize nutrient intake at the expense of immunity -
Srygley, R.B. 2016. Mormon crickets maximize nutrient intake at the expense of immunity. Physiological Entomology. doi:10.1111/phen.12155.
Diet drives the collective migrations and affects the immunity of Mormon crickets and locusts: A comparison of these potential superspreaders of disease -
Srygley, R.B. 2016. Diet drives the collective migrations and affects the immunity of Mormon crickets and locusts: A comparison of these potential superspreaders of disease. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 56(2):268-277. doi: 10.1093/icb/icw035.
Loss of safety in numbers and a novel driver of mass migration: Radiotelemetry reveals heavy predation on a band of Mormon crickets Reprint Icon -
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2016. Loss of safety in numbers and a novel driver of mass migration: radiotelemetry reveals heavy predation on a band of Mormon crickets. Royal Society Open Science. 3(5):160113. doi:10.1098/rsos.160113.
The butterflies of Barro Colorado Island: Local extinction rates since the 1930's Reprint Icon -
Basset, Y., Barrios, H., Segar, S., Srygley, R.B., Aiello, A., Warren, A.D., Delgado, F., Coronado, J., Lezcano, J., Arizala, S., Rivera, M., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R., Lopez, Y., Ramirez, J.A. 2015. The butterflies of Barro Colorado Island: Local extinction rates since the 1930's. PLoS One. 10(8):e0136623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136623.
Magnetic anisotropy and organization of nanoparticles in heads and antennae of neotropical leaf-cutter ants, Atta colombica -
Alves, O.C., Srygley, R.B., Riveros, A.J., Barbosa, M.A., Esquivel, D.M., Wajnberg, E. 2014. Magnetic anisotropy and organization of nanoparticles in heads and antennae of neotropical leaf-cutter ants, Atta colombica. Journal of Physics D. 47(43):435401. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/47/43/435401.
Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
Immediate Protein Dietary Effects on Movement and the Generalised Immunocompetence of Migrating Mormon Crickets Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
Age of the Jeju pony (Equus caballus) at first reproduction: potential costs for foals and mothers that first reproduce early in life Reprint Icon -
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 -
Optimal strategies for insects migrating in the flight boundary layer: Mechanisms and consequences Reprint Icon -
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 -
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? -
Airspeed adjustment and lipid reserves in migratory Neotropical butterflies -
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 -
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 -
El Niño and other determinants of butterfly migrations in a Neotropical wet forest -
Evolution of the wave: aerodynamic and aposematic functions of butterfly wing motion Reprint Icon -
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: 8/26/2016
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