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Selected Recent Publications

Owens, A.C.S. and S.M. Lewis. 2021. Narrow-spectrum artificial light silences female fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Insect Conservation and Diversity 4: 199-210.

Lewis, S.M. A Thancharoen, CH Wong, T López‐Palafox, PV Santos, C Wu… 2021. Firefly tourism: Advancing a global phenomenon toward a brighter future. Conservation Science and Practice e391

Lewis, S.M., C.H. Wong, A.C.S. Owens, C. Fallon, S. Jepsen, A. Thancharoen, CS. Wu, R De Cock, M. Novak, T. Lopez-Palafox, V. Khoo, and J.M. Reed. 2020. A global perspective on firefly extinction threats. BioScience 70: 157-67.

Jaikla, S., S.M. Lewis, A. Thancharoen, and N. Pinkaew. 2020. Distribution, abundance, and habitat characteristics of the congregating firefly, Pteroptyx Olivier (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) in Thailand. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 13: 358-366.

Owens, A.C.S. and S.M. Lewis. 2018. The impact of artificial light at night on nocturnal insects: A review and synthesis. Ecology and Evolution 8: 11337-58.

Fallon, T.R., S.E Lower, C.H. Chang, S.M. Lewis et al. 2018. Firefly genomes illuminate parallel origins of bioluminescence in beetles. eLife 2018:7:e36495.

Al-Wathiqui, N., T. R. Fallon, A. South, J.K. Weng, and S.M. Lewis. 2017. Molecular characterization of firefly nuptial gifts: a multi-omics approach sheds light on postcopulatory sexual selection. Scientific Reports 6: 38556. pdf

Franklin, A.M., M.B. Applegate, S.M. Lewis, and F.G. Omenetto. 2017. Stomatopods detect and assess achromatic cues in contests. Behavioral Ecology, 28:1339-1336. pdf

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.

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 279: 3201-3208. 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

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

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