PUBLICATIONS

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  Affiliation: *graduate student, **undergraduate student, ***high school student

     

2019

Martin, R.A., L. Chick, A. Yilmaz*, S.E. Diamond. 2019. Evolution, not transgenerational plasticity, explains the adaptive divergence of acorn ant thermal tolerance across an urban-rural temperature cline. Evolutionary Applications. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/eva.12826

LD Chick, Strickler SA, Perez A*, Martin RA, and SE Diamond. Urban heat islands advance the timing of reproduction in a social insect. Journal of Thermal Biology, 80: 119-125.

2018

Diamond SE, Chick LD, Perez A*, Strickler SA, and RA Martin. Evolution of thermal tolerance and its fitness consequences: parallel and non-parallel responses to urban heat islands across three cities. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285 (1885): 20180036.

Diamond SE, Chick LD, Perez A*, Strickler SA, and C Zhao***. Evolution of plasticity in the city: urban acorn ants can better tolerate more rapid increases in environmental temperature. Conservation Physiology, 6 (1): coy030; https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coy030

Diamond SE and LD Chick. Thermal specialist ant species have restricted geographic ranges. Ecography. doi:10.1111/ecog.03264

Diamond SE and LD Chick. The Janus of macrophysiology: stronger effects of evolutionary history, but weaker effects of climate on upper thermal limits are reversed for lower thermal limits in ants. Current Zoology, 64 (2): 223-230.

2017

 Warren RJ, King JR, Chick L, and MA Bradford. Global change impacts on ant-mediated seed dispersal in Eastern North American forests. In: Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of humans on terrestrial ecosystems (pp.93-111). Eds. Oliveira, PA and S Koptur. Cambridge University Press.

Diamond SE, Chick LD, Dunn RR, Ellison AM, Sanders NJ, and NJ Gotelli. Heat tolerance predicts the importance of species interaction effects as the climate changes. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57: 112-120. (Invited paper)

Chick LD, Perez A*, and SE Diamond. Social dimensions of physiological responses to global climate change: what we can learn from ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News, 25: 29-40. 

Diamond SE, Chick LD, Perez A*, Strickler SA, and RA Martin. Rapid evolution of ant thermal tolerance across an urban-rural temperature cline. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 121: 248-257.

Check out some press articles on our urban ant studies in The DailyAnthropoceneUndarkand The New York Times!

Webb AN*, Chick LD, Cobb VA, and M Klukowski. Effects of moderate food deprivation on plasma corticosterone and blood metabolites in water snakes (Nerodia sipedon)Journal of Herpetology, 51(1): 134-141.

2016

Parr CL, Dunn RR, Sanders NJ, Weiser MD, Photakis M, Bishop TR, Fitzpatrick MC, Arnan X, Baccaro F, Brandão CRF, Chick L, Donoso, DA, Fayle TM, Gómez C, Grossman B, Munyai TC, Pacheco R, Retana J, Robinson A, Sagata K, Silva RR, Tista M, Vasconcelos H, Yates M, and H Gibb. GlobalAnts: a new database on the geography of ant traits (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insect Diversity and Conservation, 10(1): 5-20.

Warren II RJ, Chick LD, DeMarco B, McMillan A, De Stefano V, Gibson, R, and P Pinzone. 2016 Climate-driven range shifts prompts species replacement. Insectes Sociaux, 63(4): 593-601. 

Stanton-Geddes J, Nguyen A*, Chick L, Vincent J, Vangala M, Dunn RR, Ellison AM, Sanders NJ, Gotelli NJ, and SH Cahan. 2016. Thermal reactionomes reveal divergent responses to thermal extremes in warm and cool-climate ant speciesBMC Genomics, 17: 171.

2015

Warren II RJ, McMillan A, King JR, Chick L, and MA Bradford. 2015. Forest invader replaces predation but not dispersal services by a keystone species. Biological Invasions, 17: 3153-3162. 

2013

Stuble KL, Chick LD, Rodriguez-Cabal MA, Lessard JP, and NJ Sanders. Fire ants are drivers of biodiversity loss: a reply to King and Tschinkel. Ecological Entomology, 38:540-542. pdf

This publication is a reply to this article and has received further commentary in Ecological Entomology here and here

Warren II RJ and LD Chick. Upward ant distribution shift corresponds with minimum, not maximum, temperature tolerance. Global Change Biology, 19: 2082-2088. 

Kendall KD, Niemiller M, Dittrich-Reed D, Chick LD, Wilmoth L, Milt A, Burt M, Lopes N, Cantwell L, Rubio L, Allison A, and E Schussler. Departments can develop teaching identities of graduate students. CBE Life Sciences Education, 12: 316-317. 

2011

Kendall KD, Cregger M, Pasachnik S, Chick LD, Riechert S, and E Schussler. Biology 130: Biodiversity Laboratory Manual. University of Tennessee-Knoxville. 

2010

Camper J and LD Chick. 2010. Seasonal variation in the spatial ecology of the banded watersnake (Nerodia fasciata fasciata). Herpetologica, 66(4): 464-475.

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