McGlynn, T.P. 2020. The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching. University of Chicago Press.


Bengston, S., T. McGlynn. 2020. Nest relocation. In: Encyclopedia of Social Insects, C. Starr (ed). Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-90306-4_84-1

Adams, B.J., E. Li, C.A. Bahlai, E.K. Meineke, T.P. McGlynn, B.V. Brown. 2020. Local- and landscape-scale variables shape insect diversity in an urban biodiversity hotspot. Ecological Applications. e02089. DOI: 10.1002/eap.2089

McGlynn*, T.P. E.K. Meineke*, C.A. Bahlai, E. Li, E.A. Hartop, B.J. Adams, B.V. Brown. 2019. Temperature accounts for the biodiversity of a hyperdiverse group of insects in urban Los Angeles. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 256: 20191818. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019-1818 (*equal authorship)

Craine, J. M., A. J. Elmore, L. Wang, J. Aranibar, M. Bauters, P. Boeckx, B. E. Crowley, M. A. Dawes, S. Delzon, A. Fajardo, Y. Fang, L. Fujiyoshi, A. Gray, R. Guerrieri, M. J. Gundale, D. J. Hawke, P. Hietz, M. Jonard, E. Kearsley, T. Kenzo, M. Makarov, S. Marañón-Jiménez, T. P. McGlynn, B. E. McNeil, S. G. Mosher, D. M. Nelson, P. L. Peri, J. C. Roggy, R. Sanders-DeMott, M. Song, P. Szpak, P. H. Templer, D. V. d. Colff, C. Werner, X. Xu, Y. Yang, G. Yu, and K. Zmudczyńska-Skarbek. 2018. Isotopic evidence for oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 1735-1744. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0694-0

Waters, J.S., and T.P. McGlynn 2018. Natural history observations and kinematics of strobing in Australian strobe ants, Opisthopsis haddoni (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 27: 7-11.

Ramirez, K.S., A.A. Berhe, J. Burt, G. Gil-Romero, R.F. Johnson, A.M. Koltz, I. Lacher, T. McGlynn, K.J. Nielsen, R. Schmidt, J.L. Simonis, C.P. terHorst, K. Tuff. 2017. The future of ecology is collaborative, inclusive and deconstructs biases. Nature Ecology and Evolution DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0445-7

Nelson, A.S., T. Scott, M. Barczyk, T.P. McGlynn, A. Avelos. E. Clifton, A. Das, A. Figueiredo, L. Figueroa, M. Janowiecki, S. Pahlke, J.D. Rana, and S. O’Donnell. 2017. Day/night upper thermal limits differ within Ectatomma ruidum ant colonies. Insectes Sociaux 64. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-017-0585-4

Saunders, M.E., M.A. Duffy, S.B. Heard, M. Kosmala, S.R. Leather, T.P. McGlynn, J. Ollerton, A.L. Parachnowitsch. 2017. Bringing ecology blogs into the scientific fold: measuring reach and impact of science community blogs. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170957. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170957

McGlynn, T.P. 2017. Identity Matters: Communicating about equity and opportunity for students in minority-serving institutions. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 110: 480-483. DOI: 10.1093/aesa/sax050

McGlynn, T.P. 2017. Review of “Insects and other Arthropods of Tropical America.” Quarterly Review of Biology 92: 341. DOI: 10.1086/693640

O’Donnell, S., and T.P. McGlynn. 2017. Emigrating on the fly: A novel method of army ant colony movement observed in Eciton mexicanum. Journal of Insect Behavior 30: 471-474. DOI: 10.1007/s10905-017-9635-z

Hoffmann, B.D., R. Graham, and D. Smith. 2017. Ant species accumulation on Lord Howe Island highlights the increasing need for effective biosecurity on islands. Neobiota 34: 41-52. PDF Gibb, H., R.R. Dunn, N.J. Sanders, and 70 authors including T.P. McGlynn. 2017. A global database of ant species abundances. Ecology 98: 883-884. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1682

McGlynn, T.P., E.L. Parra. 2016. Mechanisms of carbohydrate-fueled ecological dominance in a tropical rainforest canopy-foraging ant. Ecological Entomology 41: 226-230.

McGlynn, T.P., R. Graham, J. Wilson, J. Emerson, J.M. Jandt, A.H. Jahren. 2015. Distinct types of foragers in the ant Ectatomma ruidum: typical foragers and furtive thieves. Animal Behaviour 109: 243-247. 

Chips, M.J., E.H. Yerger, A. Hervanek, T. Nuttle, A.A. Royo, J.N. Pruitt, T.P. McGlynn, C.L. Riggall, W.P. Carson. 2015. The indirect impact of long-term overbrowsing on insects in the Allegheny National Forest region of Pennsylvania. Northeastern Naturalist 22:782-797. 

Jandt, J.M., E.M. Hunt, T.P. McGlynn. 2015. Intraspecific food-robbing and neighborhood competition: Consequences for anti-robber vigilance and colony productivity. Biotropica 47: 491-496. 

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

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 122: 1357-1361. 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.  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. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048202

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

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.

McGlynn, T.P. 2012. The ecology of nest movement in social insects. Annual Review of Entomology 57: 291-308.  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.

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. 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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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. 

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

McGlynn, T.P. 2001. Other ant invaders. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 489.

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

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.

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. 

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

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

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. 

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.