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Al-Wathiqui, N., E.B. Dopman, and S.M. Lewis. 2016. Postmating transcriptional changes in the female reproductive tract of the European corn borer moth. Insect Molecular Biology, in press.

Franklin, A.M., N. J. Marshall, and S.M. Lewis. 2016. Multimodal signals: Ultraviolet reflectance and chemical cues in stomatopod agonistic encounters. R. Soc. Open Sci. 3: 160329.

Bonoan, R.E., N. Al-Wathiqui, and S.M. Lewis. 2015. Linking larval nutrition to adult reproductive traits in the European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis. Physiological Entomology 40: 309-316. pdf

Fedina, T.Y., S.M. Lewis. 2015. Evaluating cryptic female choice in highly promiscuous Tribolium beetles. Pp. 431-459 In A. V. Peretti and A. Aisenberg (eds), Cryptic Female Choice in Arthropods: Patterns, Mechanisms and Prospects, Springer, NY.

De Cock, R., L. Faust, and S.M. Lewis. 2014. Courtship and mating in Phausis reticulata (Coleoptera: Lampyridae): Male flight behaviors, female glow displays, and male attraction to light traps. Florida Entomologist 97: 1290- 1307.

Lewis S.M., K. Vahed, J.M. Koene, L. Engqvist, L.F. Bussiere, J.C. Perry, D. Gwynne, G.U.C. Lehmann. 2014. Emerging issues in the evolution of animal nuptial gifts. Biology Letters 10: 20140336.

Tigreros, N., M.A. Mowery, S.M. Lewis 2014. Male mate choice favors more colorful females in the gift-giving cabbage butterfly. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2014) 68:1539–1547.

Al-Wathiqui, N., E. Dopman, S.M. Lewis 2014. Using RNA sequencing to characterize female reproductive genes between Z and E Strains of European Corn Borer moth (Ostrinia nubilalis). BMC Genomics 15:189.

Tigreros, N., E. Sass, and S.M. Lewis. 2013. Sex-specific response to nutrient limitation and its effects on female mating success in a gift-giving butterfly. Evolutionary Ecology 27:1145-1158.

Bauer, C.M., G. Nachman, S.M. Lewis, L. Faust, J. M. Reed. 2013. Modeling effects of harvest on firefly population persistence. Ecological Modelling 256: 43-52.

South, A. and S.M. Lewis. 2012. Determinants of reproductive success across sequential episodes of sexual selection in a firefly. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 3201-3208.

Fu, X., A. South, and S.M. Lewis. 2012. Sexual dimorphism, mating systems, and nuptial gifts in two Asian fireflies. Journal of Insect Physiology 58: 1485-1492.

South, A. and S.M. Lewis. 2012. Determinants of reproductive success across sequential episodes of sexual selection in a firefly. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - B. pdf

Lewis, S.M. and A. South. 2012. The evolution of animal nuptial gifts. Advances in the Study of Behavior 44. pdf

South, A. and S.M. Lewis. 2012. Effects of male ejaculate on female reproductive output and longevity in Photinus fireflies. Canadian Journal of Zoology. pdf

Long, S.M., S. Lewis, L. Jean-Louis, G. Ramos, J. Richmond, and E.M. Jakob. 2012. Firefly flashing and jumping spider predation. Animal Behaviour 83: 81-86. pdf

South, A., L. Sirot, and S.M. Lewis. 2011. Identification of predicted seminal fluid proteins in Tribolium castaneum. Insect Molecular Biology 20: 447–456. pdf

Faust, L. , R. De Cock and S.M. Lewis. 2012. Thieves in the night: Kleptoparasitism by Photuris fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Coleopterists Bulletin 66:1-6. pdf

Lewis, S.M., L. Faust, and R. De Cock. 2012. The dark side of the Light Show: Predation on fireflies of the Great Smokies. Psyche, doi:10.1155/2012/634027. pdf

Lewis, S.M., N. Tigreros, T. Fedina, and Q.L. Ming. 2012. Genetic and nutritional effects on male traits and reproductive performance in Tribolium flour beetles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 438-451. pdf

Lewis, S.M., A. South, N. Al-Wathiqui, and R. Burns. 2011. Quick guide: Nuptial gifts. Current Biology 21: 644-645. pdf

South, A., K. Stanger-Hall, M.L. Jeng, and S.M. Lewis. 2011. Correlated evolution of female neoteny and flightlessness with male spermatophore production in fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Evolution, 65: 1099-1113. pdf

Tigreros, N. and S.M. Lewis. 2011. Direct and correlated responses to artificial selection on sexual size dimorphism in the flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 835-842. pdf

South, A. and S.M. Lewis. 2011. The influence of male ejaculate quantity on female fitness: a meta-analysis. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 86: 299-309. pdf

Ming, Q.L. and S.M. Lewis. 2010. Pheromone production by male Tribolium castaneum is influenced by diet quality. Journal of Economic Entomology 103: 128-133. pdf

Ming, Q.L. and S.M. Lewis. 2010. Mate-recognition & sex differences in cuticular hydrocarbons in a diurnal firefly, Ellychnia corrusca. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:128-133. pdf

Sharkey, E., A. South, C. Cratsley, P. Moosman, and S.M. Lewis.  2010. Assessing condition-dependence of male flash signals in Photinus fireflies. Journal of Insect Behavior 23:215-225. pdf

Rotjan, R.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2010. Social context of shell acquisition in Coenobita clypeatus hermit crabs. Behavioral Ecology 20:639 - 646. pdf

Lewis, S.M. and R.D. Rotjan. 2009. Vacancy chains provide aggregate benefits to Coenobita clypeatus hermit crabs. Ethology 115: 356-365. pdf

Rotjan, R.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2009. Predators selectively graze reproductive structures in a clonal marine organism. Marine Biology 156: 569-577.

Tigreros, N., A. South, T. Fedina, and S.M. Lewis. 2009. Does fertilization by proxy occur in Tribolium beetles? A replicated study of a novel mechanism of sperm transfer. Animal Behaviour 77:555-557. pdf

LeVan, K., T. Fedina, and S.M. Lewis. 2009. Testing multiple hypotheses for the maintenance of male homosexual copulatory behavior in flour beetles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:60-70. pdf

Rotjan, R.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2008. The impact of coral predators on tropical reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series 367: 73-91. pdf

South, A., K. LeVan, L. Leombruni, C. Orians, and S.M. Lewis. 2008. Examining the role of cuticular hydrocarbons in firefly species recognition. Ethology 114: 916-92. pdf

Fedina, T. and S.M. Lewis. 2008. An integrative view of sexual selection in Tribolium flour beetles. Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society 83: 151-171. pdf

South, A., T. Sota, N. Abe, M. Yuma, and S.M. Lewis. 2008. The production and transfer of spermatophores in three Asian species of Luciola fireflies. Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 861-866. pdf

Lewis, S.M. and C.K. Cratsley. 2008. Flash signal evolution, mate choice and predation in fireflies. Annual Review of Entomology 53:293-321. pdf

Woods, W., H. Hendrickson, J. Mason, and S.M. Lewis. 2007. Energy and predation costs of firefly courtship signals. The American Naturalist 170: 702-708. pdf

Fedina, T. and S.M. Lewis. 2007. Effect of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) nutritional environment, sex and mating status on response to commercial pheromone traps Journal of Economic Entomology 100: 1924-1927. pdf

Fedina, T. and S.M. Lewis. 2007. Female mate choice across mating stages and between sequential mates in flour beetles. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:2138-2143. pdf

Demary, K. and S.M. Lewis. 2007. Male courtship attractiveness and paternity success in Photinus greeni fireflies. Evolution 61:431-439.  pdf

Demary, K. and S.M. Lewis 2007. Male reproductive allocation in Photinus fireflies. Invertebrate Biology 126: 74-80.  pdf

Fedina, T. and S.M. Lewis. 2006. Proximal traits and mechanisms for biasing paternity in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 60:844-853.  pdf

Rotjan, R.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2006. Parrotfish abundance and selective corallivory on a Belizean coral reef. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 335: 292-301.  pdf

Rotjan, R.D., J. Dimond, D. Thornhill, J. Leichter , B. Helmuth, D. Kemp, and S.M. Lewis. 2006. Chronic parrotfish grazing impedes coral recovery after  bleaching. Coral Reefs 25:361-368.  pdf

Demary, K., C. Michaelidis, and S.M. Lewis. 2006. Firefly courtship: Behavioral and morphological predictors of male mating success in Photinus greeni. Ethology 112:485-492.  pdf

Michaelidis, C., Demary, K., and S.M. Lewis. 2006.  Male courtship signals and female signal assessment in Photinus greeni fireflies. Behavioral Ecology 17:329-335.  pdf

Rotjan, R.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2005. Selective predation by parrotfishes on the reef coral, Porites asteroides. Marine Ecology Progress Series 305: 193-201.  pdf

Lewis, S.M., A. Kobel, T. Fedina*, and R.W. Beeman. 2005. Sperm stratification and paternity success in red flour beetles. Physiological Entomology 30: 303-307.  pdf

Cratsley, C.K. and S.M. Lewis. 2005. Seasonal variation in mate choice of Photinus ignitus fireflies. Ethology 111:89-100. pdf

Lewis, S.M., C.K. Cratsley, and K. Demary. 2004. Mate recognition and choice in Photinus fireflies. Annales Zoologici Fennici 41:809-821.  pdf

Lewis, S.M., C.K. Cratsley, and J.A. Rooney. 2004. Nuptial gifts and sexual selection in Photinus fireflies. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44: 234-237.

Fedina, T.Y. and S.M. Lewis. 2004. Female influence over offspring paternity in the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 271:1393-1399.  pdf

Rotjan R.D., J. Blum, and S.M. Lewis. 2004.  Shell choice in Pagarus longicarpus hermit crabs: does predation threat influence shell choice behavior? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology  56:171-176.

Lewis, S.M. 2004. Multiple mating and repeated copulations; effects on male reproductive success in red flour beetles.  Animal Behaviour 67:799-804.

Cratsley, C.K., J. Rooney, and S.M. Lewis. 2003. Limits to nuptial gift production by male fireflies, Photinus ignitusJournal of Insect Behavior 16: 361-370.

Cratsley, C.K. and S.M. Lewis. 2003. Female preference for male courtship flashes in Photinus ignitus fireflies. Behavioral Ecology 14: 135-140.

Aprille, J., C. Lagace,  S. Lewis, T. Michel, J. Modica-Napolitano, B. Trimmer, R. Zayas. 2002. Mechanism of firefly flash control: nitric oxide inhibition of oxygen consumption in lantern mitochondria is reversed by light. Luminescence 17: 79-82.

Rooney, J.A. and S.M. Lewis. 2002. Fitness advantage of nuptial gifts in female fireflies. Ecological Entomology 27:373-377.  pdf

Trimmer, B.A., J.R. Aprille, D.M. Dudzinski, C.J. Lagace, S.M. Lewis, T. Michel, S. Qazi, and R.M. Zayas. 2001. Nitric oxide and the control of firefly flashing. Science 292: 2486-2488.  pdf

Rooney, J.* and S.M. Lewis. 2000. Notes on the life history and mating behavior of Ellychnia corrusca (Coleoptera: Lamypridae). Florida Entomologist 83:324-334.

Pechenik, J. and S.M. Lewis. 2000. Avoidance of drilled gastropod shells by Pagurus longicarpus hermit crabs at Nahant, MA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 253:17-32.

Masonjones, H.D. and S.M. Lewis. 2000. Differences in potential reproductive rates of male and female seahorses related to courthsip roles. Animal Behaviour 59: 11-20. pdf

Rooney, J. and S.M. Lewis. 1999. Differential allocation of male-derived nutrients in two lamyprid beetles with contrasting life-history characteristics. Behavioral Ecology 10:97-104.  pdf

Bloch Qazi, M., C.R.B. Boake, and S.M. Lewis. 1998. The femoral setiferous glands of Tribolium castaneum. males and production of the pheromone 4,8-dimethyldecanal. Entomologia Experimentalis at Applicata 89: 313-317.

Bloch Qazi, M., J.R. Aprille, and S.M. Lewis. 1998. Female role in sperm storage in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A 120: 641-647.  pdf

Lewis, S.M. and E. Jutkiewicz. 1998. Sperm storage and sperm precedence in multiply-mated red flour beetles. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 43: 365-69.

Colson, D., S. Patek, E.L. Brainerd, and S.M. Lewis. 1998. Sound production during feeding in Hippocampus seahorses. Environmental Biology of Fishes 51:221-229.

van der Reijden, E., J. Monchamp, and S.M. Lewis. 1997. The formation, transfer, and fate of male spermatophores in Photinus fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 75: 1202-1205.

Bloch Qazi, M.C, J. Herbeck, and S.M. Lewis. 1996. Mechanisms of sperm transfer and storage in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 89: 892-897.

Masonjones, H.D. and S.M. Lewis. 1996. Courtship behavior in the dwarf seahorse, Hippocampus zosterae. Copeia 1996(3): 634-40. pdf

Lewis, S.M. and J. Iannini. 1995.  Fitness consequences of differences in male mating behaviour in relation to female reproductive status in flour beetles. Animal Behaviour 50:1157-1160.

Lewis, S.M. and J.D. Monchamp, 1994. Sexual and temporal differences in phorid parasitism of Photinus marginellus (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) fireflies. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 87:572-575.

Lewis, S.M. and S.N. Austad, 1994.  Sexual selection in flour beetles: The relationship between sperm precedence and male olfactory attractiveness. Behavioral Ecology 5: 219-224.

Lewis, S.M. and O. Wang, 1991. Reproductive ecology of two species of Photinus fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Psyche 98: 293-307.

Lewis, S.M. and S.N. Austad, 1990. Sources of intraspecific variation in sperm precedence in red flour beetles. The American Naturalist 135:351-359.

Hay, M.E., V.J. Paul, S.M. Lewis, K. Gustafson, J. Tucker, and R. Trindell, 1988. Can tropical seaweeds reduce herbivory by growing at night? Diel patterns of growth, nitrogen content, herbivory, and chemical versus morphological defenses. Oecologia 75:233-245.

Lewis, S.M., J.N. Norris, and R.B. Searles, 1987. The regulation of morphological  plasticity in tropical reef algae by herbivory. Ecology 68:636-641. pdf

Reinthal, P.R. and S.M. Lewis, 1986. Social behavior and foraging efficiency in a group of tropical surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae). Animal Behaviour 34:1687-1693.

Lewis, S.M., 1986. The role of herbivorous fishes in the organization of a Caribbean reef community. Ecological Monographs 56:183-200. pdf

Lewis, S.M., 1985. Herbivory on coral reefs: Algal susceptibility to herbivorous fishes. Oecologia 65:370-375.

Lewis, S.M. and P.C. Wainwright, 1985. Herbivore abundance and grazing intensity on a Caribbean coral reef. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 87:215-228.  pdf

Lewis, S.M. 1984. The role of herbivory in the organization of tropical reef communities. pdf

Reinthal, P.R., B. Kensley, and S.M. Lewis, 1984. Dietary shifts in the queen triggerfish Balistes vetula  in the absence of its primary food item, Diadema antillarum. Marine Ecology 5:191-195.

Searles, R.B. and S.M. Lewis, 1983. North Carolina marine algae XI. A new species of Helminthocladia (Liagoraceae, Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) with a reappraisal of the generic limits of Helminthocladia and Helminthora. Journal of Phycology 19:164-172.

Lewis, S.M. and B. Kensley, 1982. Notes on the ecology and behavior of Pseudamphithoides incurvaria (Ampithoidae, Amphipoda). Journal of Natural History 16:267-274.

Lewis, S.M., 1982. Sponge-zoanthid associations: Functional interactions. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 12: 465-474.