Publications

 

Larson, H.K., S.K. Goffredi, E.L. Parra, O. Vargas, A. Pinto, T.P. McGlynn. 2014. Distribution and dietary regulation of an associated facultative Rhizobiales-related bacterium in the omnivorous Giant Tropical Ant, Paraponera clavata. Naturwissenschaften. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-014-1168-0 PDF

Jandt, J., H.K. Larson, P. Tellez, T.P. McGlynn. 2013. To drink or to grasp? How bullet ants (Paraponera clavata) differentiate between sugars and proteins in liquids. Naturwissenschaften DOI: 10.1007/s00114-013-1109-3   PDF 

McGlynn, T.P., A. Alonso-Rodriguez, M. Weaver. 2013. An experimental test of species-energy theory at the local scale: patch occupancy and colony size in tropical rainforest litter-nesting ants. Oikos.  PDF    reviews  doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00102.x

Guénard, B. and T.P. McGlynn. 2013 Intraspecific thievery in Ectatomma ruidum is mediated by food availability. Biotropica. PDF     doi: 10.1111/btp.12031

McGlynn, T.P., S.E. Diamond, R.R. Dunn. 2012. Tradeoffs in the evolution of caste and bodysize in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. PLOS One, 7: 48202.  PDF from PLoS ONE / reviews doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048202 

McGlynn, T.P. 2012. Review of Polidori, C., Predation in the Hymenoptera. Myrmecological News 17: 132.  PDF (book review)

McGlynn, T.P., E.K. Poirson. 2012. Ants accelerate litter decomposition in a Costa Rican lowland tropical rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 437-443.   PDF / reviews

Huang, C., K. Tully, D.A. Clark, S.F. Oberbauer, T.P. McGlynn. 2012. The δ15N signature of the detrital food web tracks a landscape-scale soil phosphorus gradient in a Costa Rican lowland tropical rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 395-403.   PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2012. The ecology of nest movement in social insects. Annual Review of Entomology 57: 291-308.   PDF    abstract     doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-120710-100708

Jenkins, C.N., N.J. Sanders, A.N. Andersen, X. Arnan, C.A. Brühl, X. Cerda, A.M. Ellison, B.L. Fisher, M.C. Fitzpatrick, N.J. Gotelli, A.D. Gove, B. Guénard, J.E. Lattle, J.-P. Lessard, T.P. McGlynn, S.B. Menke, C.L. Parr, S.M. Philpott, H.L. Vasconcelos, M.D. Weiser, R.R. Dunn. 2011. Global diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants. Diversity and Distributions 17: 652-662 PDF

Wood, W.F., T. Hoang, T. P. McGlynn. 2011. Volatile components from the mandibular glands of the turtle ants, Cephalotes alfaroi and Cephalotes cristatus . Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 9: 135-138.     PDF    doi:10.1016/j.bse.2011.01.013

McGlynn, T.P. 2010. Serial monodomy in the gypsy ant Aphaenogaster araneoides: does nest odor reduction influence colony relocation? Journal of Insect Science 10:195 PDF / reviews

McGlynn, T.P., T. Dunn, E. Wayman, and A. Romero. 2010. A thermophile in the shade: light-directed nest relocation in the Costa Rican ant Ectatomma ruidum. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26: 559-562. PDF / reviews

Weiser, M.D., N.J. Sanders, D. Agosti, A.N. Andersen, X. Arnan, C.A. Bruhl, X. Cerda, A.M. Ellison, B.L. Fisher, M.C. Fitzpatrick, H. Gibb, N.J. Gotelli, A.D. Gove, B. Guenard, M. Janda, M. Kaspari, E.J. Laurent, J-P. Lessard, J.T. Longino, J.D. Majer, S.M. Menke, T.P. McGlynn, C.L. Parr, S.M. Philpott, M. Pfeiffer, J. Retana, A. Suarez, H. Vasconcelos, S.P. Yanoviak, R.R. Dunn. Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships. Biology Letters 6: 769-772. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2010. Effects of Biogeography on Community Diversity. Nature Education Knowledge 1:32. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2010. How Does Social Behavior Evolve? Nature Education Knowledge 1:33. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., M.D. Weiser and R.R. Dunn. 2010. More individuals but fewer species— Tests of the More Individuals Hypothesis from experiments on a diverse tropical fauna. Biology Letters 6: 490-493. PDF / reviews

Foucaud, J., J. Orivel, A. Loiseau, J. H. C. Delabie, H. Jourdan, D. Konghouleux, M. Vonshak, M. Tindo, J.-L. Mercier, D. Fresneau, J.-B. Mikissa, T.P. McGlynn, A. S. Mikheyev, J. Oettler and A. Estoup. 2010. Worldwide invasion by the little fire ant: routes of introduction and eco- evolutionary pathways. Evolutionary Applications 3: 363-374. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2010. Polygyny in thief ants responds to competition and nest limitation but not food resources. Insectes Sociaux 57: 23-28. PDF / reviews

Suarez, A.V., T.P. McGlynn, and N.D. Tsutsui. 2010. Biogeographic and taxonomic patterns of introduced ants. in: Ant Ecology, L. Lach, K. Abbott, and K. Parr, eds., Oxford University Press, pp. 233-244. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., H.K. Choi, S.T. Mattingly, A. Upshaw, E.K. Poirson and J. Betzelberger. 2009. Spurious and functional correlates of the isotopic composition of a generalist across a tropical rainforest landscape. BMC Ecology 9:23. PDF / reviews

McGlynn, T.P., R.M. Fawcett, and D.A. Clark. 2009. Litter biomass and nutrient determinants of ant density, nest size and growth in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest. Biotropica 41: 234-240. PDF / reviews

Dunn, R.R., D. Agosti, A.N. Andersen, C.A. Bruhl, X. Cerda, A.M. Ellison, B.L. Fisher, M.C. Fitzpatrick, H. Gibb, N.J. Gotelli, A.D. Gove, B. Guenard, M. Janda, M.E. Kaspari, E.J. Laurent, J-P. Lessard, J.T. Longino, J.D. Majer, S.B. Menke, T.P. McGlynn, C.L. Parr, S.M. Philpott, M. Pfeiffer, J. Retana, A.V. Suarez, H.L. Vasconcelos, M.D. Weiser, and N.J. Sanders. 2009. Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters 12: 324-333. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2008. Natural history education for students heading into the century of biology. American Biology Teacher 70: 109-111. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2007. Serial monodomy in ants: an antipredator strategy? Ecological Entomology 32: 621-626. PDF

Dunn, R.R., Sanders, N.J., Fitzpatrick, M.C., Laurent, E., Lessard, J-P., Agosti, D., Andersen, A.N., Bruhl, C., Cerdá, X, Ellison, A., Fisher, B., Gibb, H. Gotelli, N., Gove, A., Guenard, B., Jandal, M., Kaspari, M., Longino, J.T., Majer J., McGlynn, T.P., Menke, S., Parr, C., Philpott, S., Pfeiffer, M., Retana, J., Suarez, A., and Vasconcelos, H. 2007. Global Ant Biodiversity and Biogeography – A New Database and its possibilities. Myrmecological News 10: 77-83. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., R.R. Dunn, D.J. Salinas, T.E. Wood, D. Lawrence, and D.A. Clark. 2007. Phosphorus limits tropical rainforest litter fauna. Biotropica: 39: 50-53. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2006. Ants on the move: Resource limitation of a litter-nesting ant community in Costa Rica. Biotropica 38: 419-427. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., R. Carr, J. Carson, and J. Buma. 2004. Frequent nest relocation in the ant Aphaenogaster araneoides: resources, competition, and natural enemies. Oikos 106: 611-621. PDF

Roberts, D., and T.P. McGlynn. 2004. Tetramorium insolens Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a new record for Mauritius, Indian Ocean. African Entomology 12: 265-267. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., M.D. Shotell, and M.S. Kelly. 2003. Responding to a variable environment: home range, foraging behavior, and nest relocation in the Costa Rican rainforest ant Aphaenogaster araneoides. Journal of Insect Behavior 16: 687-701. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., and J.P. Owen. 2002. Food supplementation alters caste allocation in a natural population of Pheidole flavens, a dimorphic leaf-litter dwelling ant. Insectes Sociaux 49: 8-14. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., J.R. Hoover, G.S. Jasper, M.S. Kelly, A.M. Polis, C.M. Spangler, and B.J. Watson. 2002. Resource heterogeneity affects demography of the Central American ant Aphaenogaster araneoides. Journal of Tropical Ecology 18: 231-244. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 2000. Do Lanchester's laws of combat describe competition among ants? Behavioral Ecology 11: 11: 686-690. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., and S.E. Kirksey. 2000. The effect of food presentation and microhabitat upon resource monopoly in a ground-foraging ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) community. Revista de Biologia Tropical 48: 629-642. PDF

Schultz, T.R., and T.P. McGlynn. 2000. The Interaction of Ants with Other Organisms. Pp. 35-44, in: Agosti, D., Majer, J., Alonso, E. and Schultz, T., (eds.). Ants: Standard Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity. Biological Diversity Handbook Series. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington D.C., 280pp. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 1999. Non-native ants are smaller than related native ants. American Naturalist 154: 690-699. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 1999. The worldwide transport of ants: geographic distribution and ecological invasions. Journal of Biogeography 26: 535-548. PDF

McGlynn, T.P., and C.D. Kelley. 1999. Distribution of a Costa Rican lowland wet forest velvet worm (Onychophora: Peripatidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 92: 53-55. PDF

Breed, M.D., T.P. McGlynn, E. Stocker, and A.N. Klein. 1999. Thief workers and variation in nestmate recognition behavior in a ponerine ant, Ectatomma ruidum. Insectes Sociaux 46:327-333.

Breed, M.D., T.P. McGlynn, M.D. Sanctuary, E. Stocker, and R. Cruz. 1999. Distribution and abundance of several Meliponine species in a Costa Rican tropical wet forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 15: 765-777. PDF

McGlynn, T.P. 1999. Other ant invaders. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 489. PDF