Dr. Walter R. Tschinkel


List of Publications (back to departmental page)

*Tschinkel, W. R. Defensive secretions of the beetle, Zophobas rugipes. Amer. Zool. 7: 83 (1967) (Abstract). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., C. D. Willson and H. A. Bern. Sex pheromone of the mealworm beetle (Tenebrio molitor). J. Exp. Zool. 164: 81-86 (1967). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Phenols and quinones from the defensive secretion of the tenebrionid beetle, Zophobas rugipes. J. Insect Physiol. 15: 191-200 (1969). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Chemical studies on the sex pheromone of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 63: 626-627 (1970). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and C. D. Willson. Inhibition of pupation due to crowding in some tenebrionid beetles. J. Exp. Zool. 176: 137-146 (1971). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. 6-Alkylated-naphthoquinones from defensive secretion of the tenebrionid beetle, Argoporis alutacea. J. Insect Physiol. 18: 711-722 (1972). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and P. G. Close. The trail pheromone of the termite, Trinervitermes trinervoides. J. Insect Physiol. 19: 707-721 (1973). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The sorption of water vapor by windborne plant debris in the Namib Desert. Madoqua II 2: 21-24 (1973). (full text, PDF)

Doyen, J. T., and W. R. Tschinkel. Population size, microgeographic distribution and habitat separation in some tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 67: 617-626 (1974). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and A. Bhatkar. Oriented mound building in the ant, Trachymyrmex septentrionalis. Environ. Entomol. 3: 667-673 (1974). (full text, PDF)

Walsh, J. P., and W. R. Tschinkel. Brood recognition by contact pheromone in the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Anim. Behav. 22: 695-704 (1974). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. A comparative study of the chemical defensive system of tenebrionid beetles: [I.] Chemistry of the secretions. J. Insect Physiol. 21: 753-783 (1975). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. A comparative study of the chemical defensive system of tenebironid beetles. II. Defensive behavior and ancillary features. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 68: 439-453 (1975). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. A comparative study of the chemical defensive system of tenebrionid beetles. III. Morphology of the glands. J. Morphol. 145: 355-370 (1975). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Unusual occurrence of aldehydes and ketones in the defensive secretion of the tenebrionid beetle, Eleodes beameri. J. Insect Physiol. 21: 659-671 (1975). (full text, PDF)

*Dawson, J., P. C. Hayward, L. R. Fox and W. R. Tschinkel. An Introduction to Experimental Biology, Kendall Hunt, 1976. A Laboratory Manual.

Howard, D. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. Aspects of necrophoric behavior in the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Behaviour 56: 157-180 (1976). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and G. van Belle. Dispersal of larvae of the tenebrionid beetle Zophobas rugipes, in relation to weight and crowding. Ecology 57: 161-168 (1976). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and J. T. Doyen. Sound production by substratal tapping in beetles of the genus Eusattus (Tentyriidae: Coniontini). Coleopt. Bull. 30: 331-335 (1976). (full text, PDF)

Eisner, T., T. H. Jones, D. J. Aneshansley, W. R. Tschinkel, R. E. Silberglied and J. Meinwald. Chemistry of defensive secretions of bombardier beetles (Brachinini, Metriini, Ozaenini, Paussini). J. Insect Physiol. 23: 1383-1386 (1977). (full text, PDF)

Lloyd, H. S., S. L. Evans, A. H. Khan, W. R. Tschinkel, and M. S. Blum. 8-Hydroxyisocoumarin and 3,4-dihydro-8-hydroxyisocoumarin in the defensive secretion of the tenebrionid beetle, Apsena pubescens. Insect Biochem. 8: 333-336 (1978). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Dispersal behavior of the larval tenebrionid beetle, Zophobas rugipes. Physiol. Zool. 51: 300-313 (1978). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Ovoviviparity in some tenebrionid beetles. Coleopt. Bull. 32: 315-318 (1978). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and D. F. Howard. Queen replacement in orphaned colonies of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 3: 297-310 (1978). (full text, PDF)

Howard, D. F., and W. R. Tschinkel. The effect of colony size and starvation on food flow in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 7: 293-300 (1980). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and J. T. Doyen. Comparative anatomy of the defensive glands, ovipositors and female genital tubes of the tenebrionid beetles. Intl. J. Insect Morphol. Embryol. 9: 321-369 (1980). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and D. R. Howard. A simple, non toxic home remedy against fire ants. J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 15:102-105 (1980). (full text, PDF)

Blum, M. S., T. H. Jones, G. J. House, and W. R. Tschinkel. Defensive secretions of tiger beetles: cyanogenetic basis. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 69B: 903-904 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Glunn, F. J., D. F. Howard, and W. R. Tschinkel. Food preference in colonies of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Insectes Soc. 28: 217-222 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Howard, D. F., and W. R. Tschinkel. The flow of food in colonies of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: a multifactorial approach. Physiol. Entomol. 6: 297-306 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Howard, D. F., and W. R. Tschinkel. Internal distribution of liquid foods in isolated workers of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Physiol. 27: 67-74 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Larval dispersal and cannibalism in a natural population of Zophobas atratus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Anim. Behav. 29:990-996 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Wood, L. A., and W. R. Tschinkel. Quantification and modification of worker size variation in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insectes Soc. 28: 117-128 (1981). (full text, PDF)

Doyen, J. T., and W. R. Tschinkel. Phenetic and cladistic relationships among tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera). Syst. Entomol. 7: 127-183 (1982). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and D. F. Howard. Colony founding by pleometrosis in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 12: 103-113 (1983). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and N. Nierenberg. Possible importance of relatedness in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in the United States. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 76: 989-991 (1983). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Zophobas atratus (Fab.) and Z. rugipes Kirsch (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) are the same species. Coleop. Bull. 38: 325-333 (1984). (full text, PDF)

Hill, C. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Defensive secretion production in the tenebrionid beetle, Zophobas atratus: effects of age, sex, and milking frequency. J. Chem. Ecol. 11: 1083-1092 (1985). (full text, PDF)

Porter, S. D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Fire ant polymorphism: the ergonomics of brood production. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 16: 323-336 (1985). (full text, PDF)

Porter, S. D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Fire ant polymorphism (Hymenoptera: Formicidae(: factors affecting worker size. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 78: 381-386 (1985). (full text, PDF)

*Tschinkel, W. R. Behavior and physiology, in Fundamentals of Insect Physiology, M. S. Blum, ed., Wiley, New York, 1985. pp. 391-435. (full text, PDF)

Porter, S. D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Foraging in Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): effects of weather and season. Environ. Entomol. 16: 802-808 (1987). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Fire ant queen longevity and age: estimation by sperm depletion. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 80: 263-266 (1987). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Relationship between ovariole number and spermathecal sperm count in ant queens: a new allometry. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 80: 208-211 (1987). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Seasonal life history and nest architecture of a winter-active ant, Prenolepis imparis. Insectes Soc. 34: 143-164 (1987). (full text, PDF)

Porter, S. D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Adaptive value of nanitic workers in newly founded red imported fire ant colonies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 79: 723-726 (1988). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Colony growth and the ontogeny of worker polymorphism in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 22: 103-115 (1988). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Distribution of the fire ants Solenopsis invicta and S. geminata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in northern Florida in relation to habitat and disturbance. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 81: 76-81 (1988). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Social control of egg-laying rate in queens of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Physiol. Entomol. 13:327-350 (1988). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and S. D. Porter. Efficiency of sperm use in queens of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 81: 777-781 (1988). (full text, PDF)

Hood, W. G., and W. R. Tschinkel. Desiccation resistance in arboreal and terrestral ants. Physiol. Entomol. 15: 23-35 (1990). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Insect sociometry, a field in search of data. Insectes Soc. 38: 77-82 (1991). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Brood raiding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): laboratory and field observations. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 85: 638-646 (1992). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Brood raiding and the population dynamics of founding and incipient colonies of the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Ecol. Entomol. 17: 179-188 (1992). (full text, PDF)

Enrödy-Younga, S., and W. Tschinkel. Estimation of population size and dispersal in Anomalipus mastodon Fåhraeus 1870 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Platynotini). Ann. Transvaal Mus. 36: 21- 30 (1993). (full text, PDF)

Porter, S. D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Fire ant thermal preferences: behavioral control of growth and metabolism. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 32: 321-329 (1993). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Crowding, maternal age and age at pupation in the life history of Zophobas rugipes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 86: 278-297 (1993).

*Tschinkel, W. R. The fire ant (Solenopsis invicta): still unvanquished. Proc. Indiana Acad. Sci., in Biological Pollution: The Control and Impact of Invasive Exotic Species, ed. B. N. McKnight, Indiana Acad. Sci., Indianapolis (1993). pp. 121-136. (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Resource allocation, brood production and cannibalism during colony founding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 33: 209-223 (1993). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Sociometry and sociogenesis of colonies of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta during one annual cycle. Ecol. Monogr. 63: 425-457 (1993). (full text, PDF)

Adams, E. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Density dependent competition in fire ants: effects on colony survivorship and size variability. J. Anim. Ecol. 64: 315-324 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Adams, E. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Effects of foundress number on brood raids and queen survival in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 37: 233-242 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Adams, E. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Spatial dynamics of colony interactions in young populations of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Oecologia, 102: 156-163 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Allocation of liquid food to larvae via trophallaxis in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Anim. Behav., 50: 801-813 (1995). (full text, PDF)

McInnes, D. A., and W. R. Tschinkel. Queen dimorphism and reproductive strategies in the fire ant Solenopsis geminata. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 36: 367-376 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Stimulation of fire ant queen fecundity by a highly specific brood stage. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 88: 876-882 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., E. S. Adams, and T. Macom. Territory area and colony size in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Anim. Ecol. 64: 473-480 (1995). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. A duration constant for worker-to-larva trophallaxis in fire ants. Insectes Soc. 43: 149-166 (1996). (full text, PDF)

McInnes, D. A., and W. R. Tschinkel. Mermithid nematode parasitism of Solenopsis ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of northern Florida. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 89: 231-237 (1996). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. A newly-discovered mode of colony founding among fire ants. Insectes Soc. 43: 267-276 (1996). (full text, PDF)

Hahn, D. A., and W. R. Tschinkel. Settlement and distribution of colony-founding queens of the arboreal ant, Crematogaster ashmeadi, in a longleaf pine forest. Insectes Soc. 44: 323-336 (1997). (full text, PDF)

DeHeer, C. J., and W. R. Tschinkel. The success of alternative reproductive tactics in monogyne populations of the ant Solenopsis invicta: significance for transitions in social organization. Behav. Ecol. 9: 130-135 (1998). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. An experimental study of pleometrotic colony founding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: what is the basis for association? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 43: 247-257 (1998). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The reproductive biology of fire ant societies. BioScience 48: 593-605 (1998). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Sociometry and sociogenesis of colonies of the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius: worker characteristics in relation to colony size and season. Insectes Soc. 45: 385-410 (1998). (full text, PDF)

*Tschinkel, W. R. Ants. Microsoft Encarta99 On-line Encyclopedia, released Nov. 1999.

Baldacci, J., and W. R. Tschinkel. An experimental study of colony founding in pine saplings by queens of the arboreal ant, Crematogaster ashmeadi. Insectes Soc. 46:41-44 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Effects of colony-level attributes on larval feeding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insectes Soc. 46: 261-266 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Information flow during social feeding in ant societies. In, Information Processing in Social Insects, C. Detrain, J. L. Deneubourg, and J. M. Pasteels, eds., Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel. pp. 69-81 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Regulation of diet in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Behav. 12: 307-328 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Task selection by workers of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 45: 301-310 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Powell, S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Ritualized conflict in Odontomachus brunneus and the generation of interaction-based task allocation: a new organizational mechanism in ants. Anim. Behav. 58: 965-972 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Sociometry and sociogenesis of colonies of the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius: distribution of workers, brood and seeds within the nest in relation to colony size and season. Ecol. Entomol. 24:222-237 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Sociometry and sociogenesis of colony-level attributes of the Florida harvester ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 92: 80-89 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and C. A. Hess. Arboreal ant community of a pine forest in northern Florida. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 92: 63-70 (1999). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Behavioral and developmental homeostasis in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Physiol. 46: 933-939 (2000). (full text, PDF)

Adams, E. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Mechanisms of population regulation in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta: an experimental study. J. Anim. Ecol. 70:355-369 (2001). (full text, PDF)

Cassill, D. L., W. R. Tschinkel, and S. B. Vinson. Nest complexity, group size and brood rearing in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insectes Soc. 49: 158-163 (2002). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The natural history of the arboreal ant, Crematogaster ashmeadi. J. Insect Sci. 2:12 (15 pp.) (2002). (full text, PDF)

Haight, K. L., and W. R. Tschinkel. Patterns of venom synthesis and use in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Toxicon 42:673-682 (2003). (full text, PDF)

Lubertazzi, D., and W. R. Tschinkel. Ant community change across a ground vegetation gradient in north Florida's longleaf pine flatwoods. J. Insect Sci. 3, article number 21 (17 pages) (2003). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Subterranean ant nests: trace fossils past and future? Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 192:321-333 (2003). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., A. S. Mikheyev, and S. R. Storz. Allometry of workersin the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Sci. 3, article number 2 (11 pages) (2003). (full text, PDF)

Mikheyev, A. S., and W. R. Tschinkel. Nest architecture of the ant Formica pallidefulva: structure, costs and rules of excavation. Insectes Soc. 51:30-36 (2004). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The nest architecture of the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius. J. Insect Sci. 4, article number 21 (19 pages) (2004). (full text, PDF)

Storz, S. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. Distribution, spread, and ecological associations of the introduced ant Pheidole obscurithorax in the southeastern United States. J. Insect Sci. 4, article number 12 (11 pages) (2004). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The nest architecture of the ant, Camponotus socius. J. Insect Sci. 5:9 (2005). (full text, html).

Smith, C. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. Object depots in the genus Pogonomyrmex: exploring the “who”, what, when, and where. J. Insect Behav. 18:859-879 (2005). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The Fire Ants. Belknap/Harvard University Press. 730 pp. 2006. (2007 Pulitzer Prize nominee; web page at Harvard University Press)

Seal, J. N., and W. R. Tschinkel. Colony productivity of the fungus-gardening ant, Trachymyrmex septentrionalis McCook, in a Florida pine forest (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 99:673-682 (2006). (full text, PDF)

Smith, C. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. The sociometry and sociogenesis of reproduction in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius). J. Insect Sci. 6:32 (2006). (full text, html).

King, J. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. Experimental evidence that the introduced fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, does not competitively suppress co-occurring ants in a disturbed habitat. J. Anim. Ecol. 75:1370–1378 (2006). (full text, PDF)

Smith, C. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. The adaptive nature of non-food collection for the Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius. Ecol. Entomol. 32: 105-112 (2007). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W.R. and J.R. King. Targeted removal of ant colonies in ecological experiments, using hot water. Journal of Insect Science, online at http://www.insectscience.org/7.41/ 2007. (full text, PDF)

Seal, J. N., and W. R. Tschinkel. Energetics of newly mated queens and colony founding in the fungus-gardening ants Cyphomyrmex rimosus and Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Physiol. Entomol. 32: 8-15 (2007). (full text, PDF)

Seal, J. N., and W. R. Tschinkel. Complexity in an obligate mutualism: do fungus-gardening ants know what makes their garden grow? Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 61:1151–1160 (2007). (full text, PDF)

Penick, C. A., and W. R. Tschinkel. Thermoregulatory brood transport in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Insectes Soc. 55:175-172 (2008). (full text, PDF)

King, J.R. and W.R. Tschinkel. Range expansion and local population increase of the exotic ant, Pheidole obscurithorax, in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist 90:435-439 (2007). (full text, PDF)

Gayahan, G. G, and W. R. Tschinkel. Fire ants (Solenopsis invicta) dry and store insect pieces for later use, J. Insect Sci. online at http://www.insectscience.org/8.39/ (2008). (full text, PDF)

Laskis, K.O. and W. R. Tschinkel. The seasonal natural history of the ant, Dolichoderus mariae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in northern Florida. J. Insect Sci. 9:2 (2009). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The foraging tunnel system of the Namibian termite, Baucaliotermes hainesi. J. Insect Sci. 10:65 (2010). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Methods for casting subterranean ant nests. J. Insect Sci. 10:88 (2010). (full text, PDF)

King, J. R. and W. R. Tschinkel (2008). Experimental evidence that human impacts drive fire ant invasions and ecological change. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105:20339-20343 (2008). (full text, PDF)

Seal, J. N. and W. R. Tschinkel (2008). Food limitation in the fungus gardening ant, Trachymyrmex septentrionalis. Ecol. Entomol. Early online DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2008.01010 (2008). (full text, PDF)

King, J. R., W. R. Tschinkel, and K. G. Ross A case study of human exacerbation of the invasive species problem: transport and establishment of polygyne fire ants in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Biol. Invasions, early online DOI 10.1007/s10530-008-9254-x (2008). (full text, PDF)

Cerquera, L.M. and W. R. Tschinkel. The nest architecture of Odontomachus brunneus. J. Insect Sci. 10:64 (2010). (full text, PDF)

Araujo, M. and W. R. Tschinkel. Worker allometry in relation to colony size and social form in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Sci. 10:94 (2010). (full text, PDF)

Smith, C. R., and W. R. Tschinkel. Collecting live ant specimens (colony sampling). Cold Spring Harb Protoc; doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5239 (2009). (full text, PDF)

Smith, C.R. and W. R. Tschinkel. Ant fat extraction with a Soxhlet extractor. Cold Spring Harb Protoc; doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5243 (2009). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The nest architecture of three species of Aphaenogaster in north Florida. J. Insect Sci. 11:105 (2011). (full text, PDF)

Seal, J.N. and W.R. Tschinkel. Distribution of the fungus-gardening ant (Trachymyrmex septentrionalis) during and after a record drought. Insect Conservation and Diversity 3:134-142 (2010). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. Back to basics: sociometry and sociogenesis of ant societies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecol. News 14:49-54 (2011). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R. The organization of foraging in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Insect Sci. 10:26 (2010). (full text, PDF)

Tschinkel, W. R., and E. O. Wilson. In preparation. The fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, as a model superorganism.

Nierenberg, N., W. R. Tschinkel, and V. J. Tschinkel. Early climate change consensus at the National Academy: the origins and making of Changing Climate. Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences 40:318–349 (2010).

Hart, L. M., and W. R. Tschinkel. A seasonal natural history of the ant, Odontomachus brunneus. Insectes Sociaux (in press). Online First 22 July 2011.


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