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41. Yanoviak SP, M Kaspari, R Dudley, G Poinar Jr (in press) Parasite induced fruit mimicry in a tropical canopy ant. American Naturalist
40. Kaspari M, J Wright, J Yavitt, K Harms, M Garcia, M Santana (2008) Multiple nutrients limit litterfall and decomposition in a tropical forest. Ecology Letters 11: 35-43.
38. Kaspari M & M Weiser (2007) The size-grain hypothesis: do macroarthropods see a fractal world? Ecological Entomology 32:279-282
37. O'Donnell, S, J Lattke, S Powell & M Kaspari. (2007) Army ants in four forests: geographic variation in raid rates and species composition. J Animal Ecology 76:580-589
35. O’Donnell, S, M Kaspari & J Lattke. (2005) Extraordinary predation by the Neotropical army ant Cheliomyrmex andicola: implications for the evolution of the army ant syndrome. Biotropica 38:706-709 MORE
32. Valone, T J & M Kaspari. (2005) The response of a desert grassland ant community to the reduction of common granivores. In Press Ecological Entomology 30: 116-121.
31. Kaspari M, P Ward & M Yuan (2004). Energy gradients and the geographic distribution of local ant diversity. Oecologia 140: 407-414.
30. Kaspari M. (2004) Using the Metabolic Theory of Ecology to predict global patterns of abundance. Ecology 85: 1800-1802.
30. Kaspari M, M Yuan, L Alonso. (2003) Spatial grain and gradients of ant species richness. American Naturalist 161: 459-477
29. Kaspari M, T Valone. (2002) Seasonal resource availability and the abundance of ectotherms. Ecology.83: 2991-2996
28. Kaspari M, J Longino, J Pickering, D Windsor. (2001) The phenology of a Neotropical ant assemblage—evidence for continuous and overlapping reproduction. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 50 (2001) 4, 382-390. MORE
23. Kaspari, M., J.D. Majer. (2000) Using Ants to Monitor Environmental Change. Pp. 89-98, in: Agosti, D., Majer, J., Alonso, E. and Schultz, T., (eds.). Ants: Standard Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity. Biological Diversity Handbook Series. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington D.C., 20+280pp.
22. Kaspari, M. (2000) A Primer in Ant Ecology. Pp. 9-24, in: Agosti, D., Majer, J., Alonso, E. and Schultz, T., (eds.). Ants: Standard Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity. Biological Diversity Handbook Series. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington D.C., 20+280pp.
21. Scheiner SM, SB Cox, M Willig, G Mittlebach, C Osenberg, and M Kaspari (2000) Species richness, species area curves, and Simpson’s paradox Evolutionary Ecology Research 2: 791-802.
20. Kaspari M (2000) Do imported fires ants impact canopy arthropods? Evidence from simple arboreal pitfall traps. Southwestern Naturalist 45:118-122.
16. Kaspari M, M Weiser (1999) Interspecific Scaling in Ants: the Size-Grain hypothesis. Functional Ecology 13:530-538.
15. Kaspari M (1996) Testing resource-based models of patchiness in 4 Neotropical litter ant assemblages. Oikos 76:443-454.
14. Kaspari M (1996) Litter Ant Patchiness at the m2 scale: disturbance dynamics in three Neotropical forests. Oecologia 107:265-273
13. Kaspari M (1996) Worker size and seed size selection by harvester ants in a Neotropical forest. Oecologia 105:397-404
12. Kaspari M and M Byrne (1995) Caste allocation in litter Pheidole: lessons from plant defense theory. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 37:255-263
11. Kaspari M and E Vargo (1995) Does colony size buffer environmental variation? Bergmann’s rule and social insects. American Naturalist 145:610-632
10. Kaspari M and E Vargo (1994) Nest site selection by fire ant queens. Insectes Sociaux 41:331-333
9. Kaspari M (1993) Body size and microclimate use in neotropical granivorous ants. Oecologia 96:500-507
8. Kaspari M and A Joern (1993) Prey choice in three grassland birds: reevaluating opportunism. Oikos. 68:414-430
7. Kaspari M (1993) Removal of seeds from Neotropical frugivore droppings: ant responses to seed number. Oecologia 95:81-88.
6. Kaspari M (1991) Preparation as a strategy to maximize nutrient concentration in prey. Behavioral Ecology 2:234-241.
5. Kaspari M (1991) Central place foraging in the grasshopper sparrow: opportunism or optimal foraging in a variable environment? Oikos 60:307-312.
4. Kaspari M and D Vleck (1991) Introductory Biology: a laboratory manual. Bellweather Press, Minnesota.
3. Kaspari M (1990) Prey preparation and the determinants of handling time. Animal Behaviour 40:118-126.
2. Young BE, M Kaspari and TE Martin (1990) Species-specific nest site selection by birds in Ant-Acacia Trees. Biotropica 22:310-315.
1. Kaspari M and H O'Leary (1988) Non-parental attendants in a north-temperate migrant. Auk 105: 792-793.
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