Integrative Ecology Lab

Publications

  • Christie, F.J., Cassis, G. and Hochuli, D.F. 2010. Urbanization affects the trophic structure of arboreal arthropod communities Urban Ecosystems. (In press)
  • Simpson, S.J., Raubenheimer, D., Charleston, M.A., Clissold, F.J., Couzin, I.D., Clements, K.D., Coleman, R.A., Dussutour, A., Foley, W., Forbey, J., Glaze, E., Gordon, I.J., Hanan, J., Hochuli, D., Kearney, M.R., McArthur, C., Poore, A.G.B., Sword, G.A. & Wallis, I.R. 2010. Modelling nutritional interactions: from individuals to communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 25: 53-60
  • Hochuli, D.F. , Christie, F.J. and B. Lomov. 2009. Invertebrate Biodiversity in Urban Landscapes: Assessing Remnant Habitat and its Restoration. In Comparative Ecology of Cities and Towns (eds. McDonnell, M.D., Hahs, A. and Breuste, J.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp 215-232
  • Lomov, B., Keith, D.A., and D.F. Hochuli. 2009. Linking ecological function to species composition in ecological restoration: Seed removal by ants in recreated woodland. Austral Ecology 34: pp. 751-760
  • Blamires, S.B. Hochuli, D.F. and Thompson, M.B. 2009. Prey protein influences growth and decoration building in the orb web spider Argiope keyserlingi. Ecological entomology. 34:545-550
  • Christie, F.J. and Hochuli, D.F. 2009. Responses of wasp communities to urbanization: effects on community resilience and species diversity. Journal of Insect Conservation. 13: 213-221
  • Hochuli, D.F. and Banks, P.B. 2008. Selection pressures on zoology teaching in Australian universities. Australian Zoologist. 34:548-553
  • Blamires, S.B. Hochuli, D.F. and Thompson, M.B. 2008. Why cross the web: decoration spectral properties and prey capture in an orb spider (Argiope keyserlingi) web. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 94: 221-229
  • Lassau, S.A. and Hochuli, D.F. 2008. Testing empirically derived predictions of beetle community patterns using remote sensing Diversity and Distributions 14:138-147
  • Wratten, S.D., Hochuli, D.F., Gurr, G.M. and Tylianakis .J. and S.L. Scarratt 2007. Conservation, Biodiversity and Integrated Pest Management. in Kogan, M. and Jepson P. (editors), “Perspectives in ecological theory and integrated pest management”, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. pp. 223-224
  • Blamires, S.B. Thompson, M.B. and Hochuli, D.F. 2007. Habitat Selection and Web Plasticity by the Orb Spider Argiope keyserlingi (Argiopidae): Do they Compromise Foraging Success for Predator Avoidance?" Austral Ecology 32: 551-564
  • Blamires, S.B. Hochuli, D.F. and Thompson, M.B. 2007. Does decoration building influence antipredator responses in an orb spider (Argiope keyserlingi) in its natural habitat? Australian Journal of Zoology 55:1-7
  • Lassau, S.A. and Hochuli, D.F. 2007. Associations between wasp communities and forest structure: Do strong local patterns hold across landscapes? Austral Ecology. 32: 656-662
  • Reid, A.M. and Hochuli, D.F. 2007. Grassland invertebrate assemblages in managed landscapes: effects of host plant and microhabitat architecture. Austral Ecology. 32: 708-718
  • Goldsbrough, C. L., R. Shine, and D. F. Hochuli. 2006. Factors affecting retreat-site selection by coppertail skinks (Ctenotus taeniolatus) from sandstone outcrops in eastern Australia. Austral Ecology, 31: 326-336
  • Tatarnic, N.J., Cassis, G. and D. F. Hochuli. 2006. Traumatic insemination in the plant bug genus Coridromius Signoret (Heteroptera: Miridae). Biology Letters. 2: 58-61
  • Lomov, B., Keith, D.A., Britton, D.R. and D.F. Hochuli. 2006. Are butterflies and moths useful indicators for restoration monitoring? A pilot study in Sydney’s Cumberland Plain Woodland. Ecological Management and Restoration. 7:204-210.
  • Christie, F.J. and Hochuli, D.F. 2005. Elevated Levels of Herbivory in Urban Landscapes: Are Declines in Tree Health More Than an Edge Effect? Ecology and Society. 10(1): 10. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol10/iss1/art10/
  • Lassau, S.A., Hochuli, D.F., Cassis, G. and Reid, C.A.M. 2005 Effects of habitat complexity on forest beetle diversity: do trophic groups respond consistently? Diversity and Distributions. 11:73-82
  • Lassau, S.A. and Hochuli, D.F. 2005. Wasp community responses to habitat complexity in Sydney sandstone forests. Austral Ecology. 30: 179-187
  • Lassau, S.A., Cassis, G. Flemons P.K.J.and Wilkie, L. and Hochuli, D.F. 2005. Using high-resolution multi-spectral imagery to estimate habitat complexity in open-canopy forests: Can we predict ant community patterns? Ecography. 28:495-504.
  • Graham, K.G., Blackwell, G.L. and Hochuli, D.F. 2005. Habitat use by the Hastings River Mouse , Pseudomys oralis. Australian Zoologist. 33:100 -107
  • Gibb, H. and Hochuli, D.F. 2004. Removal experiments reveal limited effects of a dominant species on ant assemblages. Ecology. 85: 648–657.
  • Hochuli, D.F., Gibb, H., Burrows, S.E. and Christie, F.J. 2004. Ecology of Sydney’s urban fragments: has fragmentation taken the sting out of insect herbivory? In Urban Wildlife (D. Lunney & S Burgin eds), Royal Zoological Society of NSW, Mosman. pp 63-69.
  • Lassau, S.A. and Hochuli, D.F. 2004. Effects of habitat complexity on ant assemblages: can we generalise across scale? Ecography 27: 157-164.
  • Goldsbrough, C.L., Hochuli, D.F. and R. Shine. 2004. Fitness benefits of retreat-site selection: spiders, rocks and thermal cues. Ecology Vol. 85: 1635–1641.
  • Goldsbrough C.L., Hochuli D.F. & R. Shine. 2003. Invertebrate biodiversity under hot rocks: habitat use by the fauna of sandstone outcrops in the Sydney region. Biological Conservation 109:85-93.
  • Gibb, H., Giragossyan, H. & Hochuli, D.F. 2003. Spatial arrangement of nests of the common greenhead ant, Rhytidoponera metallica, on rock outcrops and the effect of a dominant ant. Records of the South Australian Museum Monograph Series 7: 275-281.
  • Gibb, H. & Hochuli, D.F. 2003. Nest relocation in the golden spiny ant, Polyrhachis ammon: environmental cues and temporal castes. Insectes Sociaux. 50: 323-329
  • Lassau, S. and Hochuli, D.F. 2003. Effects of roads on ant assemblages in the Sydney region: Are patterns scale-dependent? Records of the South Australian Museum Monograph Series 7: 283-290
  • Reader, T. and Hochuli, D.F. 2003. Understanding gregariousness in a larval lepidopteran: the roles of host plant, predation and microclimate. Ecological Entomology 28: 729-736
  • Gibb, H. and Hochuli, D.F. 2003. Colonisation by a dominant ant facilitated by anthropogenic disturbance: effects on ant assemblage composition, biomass and resource use. Oikos.103: 439-478
  • Gibb, H., and Hochuli D.F. 2002. Habitat fragmentation in an urban environment: large and small fragments support different arthropod assemblages. Biological Conservation 106:91-100.
  • Hochuli, D.F. 2001. Insect herbivory and ontogeny: How do growth and development influence feeding behaviour, morphology and host use? Austral Ecology 26: 563-570.
  • Doherty M, Kearns A, Barnett G, Sarre A, Hochuli D.F., Gibb H, Dickman C. 2000. The interaction between habitat conditions, ecosystem processes and terrestrial biodiversity- a review. State of the Environment Reporting, Environment Australia. Technical paper series No. 2, Paper 2.
  • Gibb, H. & Hochuli, D.F. 1999. Nesting of arthropod assemblages in fragmented habitats in the Sydney region. Pp. 77-81 in Transactions of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, ed. by W. Ponder & D. Lunney. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Australia.
  • Hochuli, D. F. 1998. The Biodiversity Tale: How Invertebrates Can Teach the Zoology Dog New Tricks. Pp. 15-23 in Is the Biodiversity Tail Wagging the Zoological Dog?, Eds. D. Lunney, T. Dawson, and C. R. Dickman. Mosman: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales.
  • Hochuli, D. F. 1996. The Ecology of Plant/Insect Interactions: Implications of Digestive Strategy for Feeding by Phytophagous Insects. Oikos 75(1):133-41.
  • Hochuli, D.F. and F. M. Roberts. 1996. Approximate Digestibility of Fibre for a Graminivorous Caterpillar. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 8:115-20.
  • Hochuli, D.F., B. Roberts, and G. D. Sanson. 1994. Foregut Morphology of Locusta Migratoria (L.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 33(1):65-69.
  • Hochuli, D. F. 1993. Does Silica Defend Grasses Against Invertebrate Herbivores. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8(11):418.
  • Hochuli, D.F., G. D. Sanson, and B. Roberts. 1993. Approximate Digestibility of Fibre for Two Locusts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 66(2):187-90.
  • Hochuli, D.F., B. Roberts, and G. D. Sanson. 1992. Anteriorly Directed Microspines in the Foregut of Locusta Migratoria (Orthoptera: Acrididae). International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 21(1):95-97.