William D. Brown
Department of Biology
Ph.D University of Toronto 1994
BIOL 111 Introduction to Biology
Animal Behavior, Evolutionary Ecology and Insect Ecology
Recent Publications full list here
Anderson, A.L., Brown, W. D. 2009. Plasticity of hatching in green frogs (Rana clamitans) to both egg and tadpole predators. Herpetologica (In press).
Lelito, J.P., Brown, W.D. 2008. Mate Attraction by females in a sexually cannibalistic praying mantis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 313-320.
Brown, W. D. 2008. Size-biased mating in both sexes of the black-horned tree cricket, Oecanthus nigricornis Walker (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Oecanthinae). Journal of Insect Behavior 21: 130-142.
Lelito, J.P., Brown, W.D. 2006. Complicity or conflict over sexual cannibalism? Male risk-taking in the praying mantis Tenodera aridifolia sinensis. The American Naturalist 168: 263-269.
Brown, W.D., Keller, L. 2006. Resource supplements cause a change in colony sex-ratio specialization in the mound-building ant Formica exsecta. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60: 612-618.
Brown, W. D., Smith, A. T., Moskalik, B.* & Gabriel, J.* 2006. Aggressive contests in house crickets: size, motivation and the information content of aggressive songs. Animal Behaviour 72: 225-233.
Liautard, C., Brown, W. D., Helms, K. & Keller, L. 2003. Temporal and spatial variation in female production in the ant Formica exsecta. Oecologia 136: 558-564.
Brown, W. D., Liautard, C. & Keller, L. 2003. Sex-ratio dependent execution of queens in the ant, Formica exsecta. Oecologia 134: 12-17.
Brown, W. D., Keller, L. & Sundström, L. 2002. Sex allocation in mound-building ants: the roles of resources and queen replenishment. Ecology 83: 1945–1952.
Brown, W. D. & Keller, L. 2002. Queen recruitment and split sex ratios in the wood ant Formica exsecta. Ecology Letters 5: 102-109.
Keller, L., Liautard, C., Reuter, M., Brown, W. D., Chapuisat, M. & Sundström, L. 2001. Sex ratio and Wolbachia infection in the ant Formica exsecta. Heredity 87: 227-233.
Pitnick, S., Brown, W. D. & Miller, G. 2001. Evolution of female remating behaviour after experimental removal of sexual selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 268: 557-563.
Brown, W. D. & Keller, L. 2000. Colony sex ratios vary with queen number but not relatedness asymmetry in the ant Formica exsecta. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267:1751-1757.
Pitnick, S. & Brown, W. D. 2000. Criteria for demonstrating female sperm choice. Evolution 54: 1052-1056.
Brown, W. D. & Kuns, M. M. 2000. Female choice and the consistency of courtship feeding in black-horned tree crickets. Ethology 106: 543-558.