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  • Substrate borne signals
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  1. Wu Chung-Huey‡ and Elias DO. (2014) Vibratory noise in human-altered habitats and its effect on prey-detection in a web-building spider. Animal Behavior. 90, 47-56 ‡undergraduate author. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, and Prum R. (2013) Hummingbird feather sounds are produced by aeroelastic flutter, not vortex-induced vibration. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216(18): 3395-3403. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, Girard, MB, and Prum R. (2013) Structural resonance and mode of flutter of hummingbird tail feathers. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216(18): 3404-341. pdf

Manfredi LR, Baker AT, Elias DO, Dammann III JF, Zielinski M, Polashock VS, and Bensmaia SJ. (2012) The effect of surface wave propagation on afferent responses to vibrations in primate glabrous skin. PLoS One 7(2), e31203. pdf

Elias DO, Maddison WP, ‡Peckmezian C, Girard MB, and Mason AC. (2012) Orchestrating the score: Complex multimodal courtship in the Coecatus-group of Habronattus (Araneae: Salticidae). Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 105(3) 522-547. ‡undergraduate author. pdf

Elias DO, Andrade M.C.B., and Kasumovic MM. Dynamic Population Structure and the Evolution of Spider Mating Systems. In Spider Physiology and Behaviour, 41, AIIP, UK: Academic Press, 2011, pp. 65-114. Editor: Casas, Jerome. Special Issue of Advances in Insect Physiology. reprint request

Girard MB, Kasumovic MM, and Elias DO. (2011). Multi-modal courtship in the peacock spider, Maratus volans (O. P. –Cambridge, 1874). PLoS One 6, e25390. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, and Prum R. Aeroelastic flutter produces hummingbird feather songs. (2011) Science 333, 1430-1433. pdf

Kasumovic M.M., Mason, A.C., Andrade M.C.B., and Elias D.O. (2011). The relative importance of RHP and resource quality in contests with ownership asymmetries. Behavioral Ecology 22(1) 39-45. pdf

Elias, D.O., and Mason, A. C. (2011) Signaling in variable environments: Substrate-borne signaling mechanisms and communication behavior in spiders. In: The Use of Vibrations in Communication: properties, mechanisms and function across taxa (Edited by O’Connell-Rodwell, CE), Research Signpost.

Uhl, G. and Elias, D. O. (2011) Communication. In: Spider Behaviour: Versatility and Flexibility (Edited by Heberstein, M.E.), Cambridge University Press

‡Sivalinghem S., Kasumovic M.M, Mason, A.C., Andrade M.C.B., and Elias D.O (2010). Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Polyandry, male courtship signals, and mating success. Behavioral Ecology,21(6) 1308-1314,‡undergraduate author. pdf

Elias, D.O., ‡Sivalinghem S., Mason, A. C., Andrade, M. C. B., and Kasumovic, M. M. (2010) Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Substrate-borne courtship signals are important for male mating success, Ethology 116: 990-998, ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias, D.O., Botero, C. A., Andrade, M. C. B., Mason, A. C., and Kasumovic, M. M. (2010) High resource valuation fuels “desperado” fighting tactics in female jumping spiders, Behavioral Ecology, 21(4):868-875 pdf

Elias, D.O., Mason, A. C., and Hebets, E.A. (2010) A signal-substrate match in the seismic component of a multimodal courtship display, Current Zoology 56(3), 370-378 pdf

Kasumovic M.M*., Elias D.O*., ‡Sivalinghem S., Andrade M.C.B., and Mason, A.C. (2010) Examination of prior contest experience and the retention of winner and loser-effects. Behavioral Ecology, 21 (2), 404-409 *Authors contributed equally, ‡undergraduate author pdf

Bostwick K.S., Elias D.O., Mason A.C. and Montealegre-Z F. (2010). Resonating feathers produce courtship song. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1683), 835-841 pdf

Kasumovic M.M., Elias D.O., Punzalan D., Mason, A.C. and Andrade M.C.B. (2009). Experience affects the outcome of agonistic contests without affecting the selective advantage of size. Animal Behavior 77, 1533-1538. pdf

Lee N, Elias D.O., and Mason A.C. (2009) A precedence effect resolves phantom sound source illusions in the parasitoid fly Ormia ochracea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106 (15), 6357-6362. pdf

Stoltz J.A., Elias D.O., and Andrade M.C.B. (2009) Matched male size rival shifts female receptivity.  Animal Behavior, 77 (1), 79-85. pdf

Elias D. O., Kasumovic M. M., Punzalan D., Andrade M. C. B, and Mason, A. C. (2008). Assessment during aggressive contests between male jumping spiders. Animal Behavior, 76 (3), 901-910. pdf

Hebets E.A., Elias, D. O., Mason, A. C., Miller, G. L., and Stratton, G. P. (2008). Substrate-dependant signaling success in the wolf spider Schizocosa retrorsa. Animal Behavior, 75 (2), 605-615. pdf

Stoltz J. A., Elias, D. O., and Andrade, M. C. B. (2008). Females reward courtship by competing males in a cannibalistic spider. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(5), 689-697. pdf

Elias D. O., Hebets, E. A., and Hoy, R. R. (2006). Female preference for signal complexity/novelty in a jumping spider. Behavioral Ecology, 17(5): 765-771. pdf

Elias D.O., Land, B. R., Mason, A. C., and Hoy, R. R. (2006).  The classification and quantification of dynamic visual signals in jumping spiders. Journal of Comparative Physiology - A, 192: 785-797. pdf

Elias D. O., ‡Lee, N., Hebets, E. A., and Mason, A. C. (2006). Seismic signal production in a wolf spider: parallel versus serial multicomponent signals. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 1074-1084. ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias D. O., Hebets, E. A., Hoy, R. R. and Mason, A. C. (2005). Seismic signals are crucial for male mating success in a visual specialist jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Animal Behaviour, 69 (4), 931-938. pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., and Hoy, R. R. (2004).  The effect of substrate on the efficacy of seismic courtship signal transmission in the jumping spider Habronattus dossenus (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology, 207, 4105-4110. pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., Maddison, W. P. and Hoy, R. R. (2003). Seismic signals in a courting male jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 206, 4029-4039. pdf

Parks KC., Elias, D. O., Donato, B., Hardie, J. (2000) The interaction between sex pheromone and plant volatiles in the bird-cherry oat aphid. Journal of Insect Physiology. 46(4). April, 2000. 597-604.

Behmer S. T. and Elias, D. O. (2000)  Phytosterol metabolic constraints as a factor contributing to the maintenance of diet mixing in grasshoppers (Orthoptera:  Acrididae).  Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 73 (2). March-April, 2000. 219-230.

Behmer S. T., Elias, D. O. and Grebenok, R. J. (1999) Phytosterol metabolism and  absorption in the generalist grasshopper Schistocerca americana (Orthoptera: Acrididae).  Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 42 (1). Sept., 1999. 13-25.  

Behmer S., and Elias, D.  (1999) Phytosterol structure and its impact on feeding behaviour in the generalist grasshopper Schistocerca americana.  Physiological Entomology. 24:1: March, 1999. 18-27.

Behmer S., and Elias, D. (1999) The nutritional significance of sterol metabolic constraints in a generalist grasshopper.  Journal of Insect Physiology. 45:4:  April, 1999. 339-348. 

Behmer S., Elias, D., and Bernays, E. A. (1999)  Post-ingestive feedbacks and associative learning: regulate the intake of unsuitable sterols in a generalist grasshopper. Journal of Experimental Biology. 202:6: March, 1999. 739-748.

  1. Wu Chung-Huey‡ and Elias DO. (2014) Vibratory noise in human-altered habitats and its effect on prey-detection in a web-building spider. Animal Behavior. 90, 47-56 ‡undergraduate author. pdf

Elias DO, Maddison WP, ‡Peckmezian C, Girard MB, and Mason AC. (2012) Orchestrating the score: Complex multimodal courtship in the Coecatus-group of Habronattus (Araneae: Salticidae). Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 105(3) 522-547. ‡undergraduate author. pdf

Girard MB, Kasumovic MM, and Elias DO. (2011). Multi-modal courtship in the peacock spider, Maratus volans (O. P. –Cambridge, 1874). PLoS One 6, e25390. pdf

‡Sivalinghem S., Kasumovic M.M, Mason, A.C., Andrade M.C.B., and Elias D.O (2010). Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Polyandry, male courtship signals, and mating success. Behavioral Ecology,21(6) 1308-1314,‡undergraduate author. pdf

Elias, D.O., ‡Sivalinghem S., Mason, A. C., Andrade, M. C. B., and Kasumovic, M. M. (2010) Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Substrate-borne courtship signals are important for male mating success, Ethology 116: 990-998, ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias, D.O., Mason, A. C., and Hebets, E.A. (2010) A signal-substrate match in the seismic component of a multimodal courtship display, Current Zoology 56(3), 370-378 pdf

Hebets E.A., Elias, D. O., Mason, A. C., Miller, G. L., and Stratton, G. P. (2008). Substrate-dependant signaling success in the wolf spider Schizocosa retrorsa. Animal Behavior, 75 (2), 605-615. pdf

Elias, D. O., Hebets, E. A., Hoy, R. R., Maddison, W. P., and Mason, A. C. (2007). Regional seismic song differences in sky-island populations of Habronattus pugillis Griswold. Journal of Arachnology, 34 (3): 545-557. pdf

Elias D. O., Hebets, E. A., and Hoy, R. R. (2006). Female preference for signal complexity/novelty in a jumping spider. Behavioral Ecology, 17(5): 765-771. pdf

Elias D. O., ‡Lee, N., Hebets, E. A., and Mason, A. C. (2006). Seismic signal production in a wolf spider: parallel versus serial multicomponent signals. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 1074-1084. ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias D. O., Hebets, E. A., Hoy, R. R. and Mason, A. C. (2005). Seismic signals are crucial for male mating success in a visual specialist jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Animal Behaviour, 69 (4), 931-938. pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., and Hoy, R. R. (2004).  The effect of substrate on the efficacy of seismic courtship signal transmission in the jumping spider Habronattus dossenus (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology, 207, 4105-4110. pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., Maddison, W. P. and Hoy, R. R. (2003). Seismic signals in a courting male jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 206, 4029-4039. pdf

  1. Wu Chung-Huey‡ and Elias DO. (2014) Vibratory noise in human-altered habitats and its effect on prey-detection in a web-building spider. Animal Behavior. 90, 47-56 ‡undergraduate author. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, and Prum R. (2013) Hummingbird feather sounds are produced by aeroelastic flutter, not vortex-induced vibration. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216(18): 3395-3403. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, Girard, MB, and Prum R. (2013) Structural resonance and mode of flutter of hummingbird tail feathers. Journal of Experimental Biology. 216(18): 3404-341. pdf

Manfredi LR, Baker AT, Elias DO, Dammann III JF, Zielinski M, Polashock VS, and Bensmaia SJ. (2012) The effect of surface wave propagation on afferent responses to vibrations in primate glabrous skin. PLoS One 7(2), e31203. pdf

Clark CJ, Elias DO, and Prum R. Aeroelastic flutter produces hummingbird feather songs. (2011) Science 333, 1430-1433. pdf

Elias, D.O., and Mason, A. C. (2011) Signaling in variable environments: Substrate-borne signaling mechanisms and communication behavior in spiders. In: The Use of Vibrations in Communication: properties, mechanisms and function across taxa (Edited by O’Connell-Rodwell, CE), Research Signpost.

Elias, D.O., Mason, A. C., and Hebets, E.A. (2010) A signal-substrate match in the seismic component of a multimodal courtship display, Current Zoology 56(3), 370-378 pdf

Kasumovic M.M*., Elias D.O*., ‡Sivalinghem S., Andrade M.C.B., and Mason, A.C. (2010) Examination of prior contest experience and the retention of winner and loser-effects. Behavioral Ecology, 21 (2), 404-409 *Authors contributed equally, ‡undergraduate author pdf

Bostwick K.S., Elias D.O., Mason A.C. and Montealegre-Z F. (2010). Resonating feathers produce courtship song. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277 (1683), 835-841 pdf

Kasumovic M.M., Elias D.O., Punzalan D., Mason, A.C. and Andrade M.C.B. (2009). Experience affects the outcome of agonistic contests without affecting the selective advantage of size. Animal Behavior 77, 1533-1538. pdf

Hebets E.A., Elias, D. O., Mason, A. C., Miller, G. L., and Stratton, G. P. (2008). Substrate-dependant signaling success in the wolf spider Schizocosa retrorsa. Animal Behavior, 75 (2), 605-615. pdf

Lee N, Elias D.O., and Mason A.C. (2009) A precedence effect resolves phantom sound source illusions in the parasitoid fly Ormia ochracea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 106 (15), 6357-6362. pdf

Elias D.O., Land, B. R., Mason, A. C., and Hoy, R. R. (2006).  The classification and quantification of dynamic visual signals in jumping spiders. Journal of Comparative Physiology - A, 192: 785-797. pdf

Elias D. O., ‡Lee, N., Hebets, E. A., and Mason, A. C. (2006). Seismic signal production in a wolf spider: parallel versus serial multicomponent signals. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209, 1074-1084. ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., and Hoy, R. R. (2004).  The effect of substrate on the efficacy of seismic courtship signal transmission in the jumping spider Habronattus dossenus (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology, 207, 4105-4110. pdf

Elias D. O., Mason, A. C., Maddison, W. P. and Hoy, R. R. (2003). Seismic signals in a courting male jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Experimental Biology 206, 4029-4039. pdf

 

Elias DO, Andrade M.C.B., and Kasumovic MM Dynamic Population Structure and the Evolution of Spider Mating Systems. In Spider Physiology and Behaviour, 41, AIIP, UK: Academic Press, 2011, pp. 65-114. Editor: Casas, Jerome. Special Issue of Advances in Insect Physiology. reprint request

Kasumovic M.M., Mason, A.C., Andrade M.C.B., and Elias D.O. (2011). The relative importance of RHP and resource quality in contests with ownership asymmetries. Behavioral Ecology 22(1) 39-45. pdf

‡Sivalinghem S., Kasumovic M.M, Mason, A.C., Andrade M.C.B., and Elias D.O (2010). Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Polyandry, male courtship signals, and mating success. Behavioral Ecology,21(6) 1308-1314,‡undergraduate author. pdf

Elias, D.O., ‡Sivalinghem S., Mason, A. C., Andrade, M. C. B., and Kasumovic, M. M. (2010) Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: Substrate-borne courtship signals are important for male mating success, Ethology 116: 990-998, ‡undergraduate author pdf

Elias, D.O., Botero, C. A., Andrade, M. C. B., Mason, A. C., and Kasumovic, M. M. (2010) High resource valuation fuels “desperado” fighting tactics in female jumping spiders, Behavioral Ecology, 21(4):868-875 pdf

Stoltz J.A., Elias D.O., and Andrade M.C.B. (2009) Matched male size rival shifts female receptivity.  Animal Behavior, 77 (1), 79-85. pdf

Elias D. O., Kasumovic M. M., Punzalan D., Andrade M. C. B, and Mason, A. C. (2008). Assessment during aggressive contests between male jumping spiders. Animal Behavior, 76 (3), 901-910. pdf

Stoltz J. A., Elias, D. O., and Andrade, M. C. B. (2008). Females reward courtship by competing males in a cannibalistic spider. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 62(5), 689-697. pdf

Elias, D. O., Hebets, E. A., Hoy, R. R., Maddison, W. P., and Mason, A. C. (2007). Regional seismic song differences in sky-island populations of Habronattus pugillis Griswold. Journal of Arachnology, 34 (3): 545-557. pdf

Elias D. O., Hebets, E. A., and Hoy, R. R. (2006). Female preference for signal complexity/novelty in a jumping spider. Behavioral Ecology, 17(5): 765-771. pdf