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In Review

Tigreros, N., G Kozhoridze , G. Davidowitz,  & Y. Ziv. (In review). Influence of the direct and indirect effects of landscape fragmentation, via microclimate change, on animal locomotion.


Montovan, K., N. Tigreros, & J. Thaler (Accepted). Modeling size dependent fitness trade-offs of foraging in the presence of predators. Journal of Theoretical Ecology.

Davidowitz, G., J. Bronstein & N. Tigreros (In press). Flight fecundity tradeoffs, a possible mechanistic link in plant-herbivore-pollinator systems. Frontiers in Plant Science

Tigreros, N., A.A. Agrawal & J. Thaler 2021. “Genetic variation in parental effects contributes to the evolutionary potential of antipredator plasticity. American Naturalist 197(2).

Tigreros, N., R.H. Norris*, & J. Thaler 2019. Maternal effects across life stages: larvae experiencing predation risk increase offspring provisioning. Ecological Entomology (DOI: 10.1111/een.12752

Tigreros, N. & G. Davidowitz (2019). Flight-fecundity tradeoffs in wing-monomorphic insectsAdvances in Insect Physiology Advances in Insect Physiology 56, 1.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.