Publications

You can also find my publications on my Research Gate page.

* indicates undergraduate student co-authors

In prep. manuscripts

Tigreros, N. M. Reed, S. Levine & S.M. Lewis (In prep, ~90% completed). Modeling sex-specific strategies for reproductive allocation under nutritional constraints. (Manuscript available upon request).

Perez, R., N. Tigreros, J. Thaler & K. Poveda (In prep, ~data collected and analyzed). Effects of landscape simplification on tri-trophic interactions.

Under Review

Tigreros, N., A.A. Agrawal & J. Thaler, (Under revision forProcBiolSci:B). “Genetic variation inparental effects contributes to the evolutionary potential of antipredator plasticity (Manuscript available upon request).

Published & In press

15. Tigreros, N., R.H. Norris*, & J. Thaler (Accepted with revisions:  Ecological Entomology). “Maternal effectsacross life stages: larvae experiencing predation risk increase offspring provisioning (Manuscript available upon request).

14. Tigreros, N. & G. Davidowitz (In press). Flight-fecundity tradeoffs in wing-monomorphic insectsAdvances in Insect Physiology (Manuscript available upon request).

13. Tigreros, N., E. Wang* & J. Thaler (2018). Prey nutritional state drives divergent behavioural and physiological responses to predation risk.  Functional Ecology. DOI 10.1111/1365-2435.1304

12. Tigreros, N., R.H. Norris*, E. Wang* & J. Thaler (2017). Maternally induced intraclutch cannibalism: an adaptive response to predation risk? Ecology Letters 20:487-494.

11.Tigreros, N., M. Mowery* & S.M. Lewis (2014) Colorful females and choosy males: male mate choice in the cabbage butterfly. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:1539-1547.

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

9.Tigreros, N. (2013) Linking nutrition and sexual selection across life stages in a model butterfly system. Functional Ecology 27: 145-154.

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

7.Tigreros N. & S.M. Lewis S (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.

6.Tigreros N., R. Jaydev, K. M. Kowles, B. P. Nathan, & P.V. Switzer (2010) Physiological and morphological correlates of mating and grouping behaviors in Japanese beetles, Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of Environmental Entomology 39: 893-897.

5.Tigreros N., A. South, T. Fedina & 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.

4.Tigreros N. & P.V. Switzer (2009) Observations of multiple mating under field conditions on Japanese beetles (Popillia Japonica Newman). Journal of the Kansas entomological Society 82: 151-159.

3.Tigreros N. & P.V. Switzer (2008) Effects of food deprivation, body size, and egg load on the mating behavior of female Japanese beetles, Popillia japonica Newman (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Ethology Ecology & Evolution 20:89-99.

2.Tigreros N. & G. Kattan (2008) Mating behavior in two sympatric species of Andean tiger beetles. Boletin del Museo de Entomologia de la Universidad del Valle 9:22-28.

1.Corredor G. & N. Tigreros (2006) Reproduction, behavior and biology of the Giant river otter Pteronura brasiliensis at Cali Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook 40 : 360-371.