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* indicates students under my supervision or mentorship
Hua, Z., S. Wee, C. J. Painting, S. Zhang, D. Li (accepted) Equivalent effect of UV colouration and vibratory signal on mating success in a jumping spider. Behavioral Ecology. Accepted 12 November 2018.
McCambridge, J. A.*, C. J. Painting, L. Walker, G. I. Holwell (accepted) Weapon allometry and phenotypic correlation in the New Zealand sheetweb spider Cambridgea plagiata. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Accepted 2 October 2018.
Painting, C. J., C. C. Nicholson, M. W. Bulbert, Y. Norma-Rashid, D. Li (2017) Nectary feeding and guarding behaviour by a tropical jumping spider. Frontiers in Ecology & Environment 15: 469-470. Link
Huixin, R. W.*, Y. Norma-Rashid, D. Li, C. J. Painting (2017) Courtship and male-male interaction behaviour of Orsima ichneumon, an ant-mimicking jumper spider (Arachnida: Salticidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 65: 426-439. Link
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 122: 13-28. 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
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
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
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
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