The arthropod ecology blog is focused on stories and commentary related to the ecology of insects and spiders, Arachnology in general, biodiversity science, natural history, and academic life. It features summaries of research papers in these fields.
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This is another in the “meet the lab” series – here’s a feature by MSc student Chris Cloutier: I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by the world of creepy crawly things. For as long as I have been able to grasp and crawl I have been collecting and observing insects and spiders. […]
This post is written by former PhD student Raphaël Royauté, and is a plain-language summary for our most recent article titled: Under the influence: sublethal exposure to an insecticide affects personality expression in a jumping spider It’s well known that personalities can shift and change when we are ‘under the influence’ of chemicals, be it […]
WE are excited. The “We” is me and Eleanor Spicer Rice, of Buzz Hoot Roar fame, and author of the incredible e-books about ants. Here’s the really big news… We are teaming up with The University of Chicago Press, and writing a book about spiders! There are already some really amazing spider books out there […]
This is another in the series of “Meet the arthropod ecology lab“: Meet PhD student Shaun Turney, and a neat project he’s been working on… I joined the lab in September and I’ve been really enjoying my first months as a PhD student. I haven’t done any field work yet so that means no specimens […]
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