Publications

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2017

Painting, C. J., C. C. Nicholson, M. W. Bulbert, Y. Norma-Rashid, D. Li (accepted) Nectary feeding and guarding behaviour by a tropical jumping spider. Frontiers in Ecology & Environment.

Painting, C. J., S. Myers, G. I. Holwell, & T. R. Buckley (2017) Phylogeography of the New Zealand giraffe weevil: a comparison of biogeographic boundaries. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Link

Painting, C. J., C-C. Chang, J. F. Seah, D. Li (2017) Condition dependence of female-specific ultraviolet (UV)-induced fluorescence in a jumping spider. Animal Behaviour 127: 233-241. Link

Herberstein, M. E., C. J. Painting, G. I. Holwell. (2017) Scramble competition polygyny in terrestrial arthropods.  Advances in the Study of Behavior 49: 237-295. Link

2016

Holwell, G. I., P. Allen, F. Goudie, PE. Duckett, C. J. Painting. (2016) Male density influences mate searching speed and duration in millipedes (Polydesmida: Gigantowales chisholmi). Behavioural Ecology & Sociobiology 70: 1381-1388. Link 

Painting, C. J., W. Splinter, S. Callander, T. Maricic, M. Peso, P. R. Y. Backwell (2016) Ladies first: Coerced mating in a fiddler crab. PlosONE. Link

Painting, C. J., G. Rajamohan, Z. Chen, H. Zeng, D. Li (2016) It takes two peaks to tango: the importance of UVB and UVA in sexual signalling between Cosmophasis umbratica jumping spiders. Animal Behaviour 113: 137-146 . Link 

2015

Painting, C. J., A. F. Probert, D. J. Townsend, G. I. Holwell (2015) Multiple exaggerated weapon morphs: a novel form of male polymorphism in harvestmen. Scientific Reports. 5, 16368. Link 

Painting, C. J., G. I. Holwell (2015) Temporal variation in body size and weapon allometry in the New Zealand giraffe weevil. Ecological Entomology, 40: 486-489. Link  

2014

Painting, C. J., T. R. Buckley, G. I. Holwell (2014) Weapon allometry varies with latitude in the New Zealand giraffe weevil. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27: 2864-2870. Link

Painting, C. J., G. I. Holwell (2014) Flexible alternative mating tactics by male giraffe weevils. Behavioral Ecology, 25: 1409-1416. Link

Painting, C. J., G. I. Holwell (2014) Exaggerated rostra as weapons and the competitive assessment strategy of male giraffe weevils. Behavioral Ecology, 25: 1223-1232. Link

Painting, C. J., T. R. Buckley, G. I. Holwell (2014) Male biased sexual size dimorphism and sex ratio in the New Zealand giraffe weevil, Lasiorhynchus barbicornis (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Brentidae). Austral Entomology, 53: 317-327. Link 

Painting, C. J., G. I. Holwell (2014) Observations on the ecology and behaviour of the New Zealand giraffe weevil (Lasiorhynchus barbicornis). New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 41: 147-153. Link

2013

Painting, C. J., G. I. Holwell (2013) Exaggerated trait allometry, trade-offs and compensation in the New Zealand giraffe weevil (Lasiorhynchus barbicornis). PlosONE 8(11): e82467. Link

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Raukumara tusked weta at night

 

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