Publications & Conference Presentations



Dupont ST, Zemeitat DS, Lohman DJ, Pierce NE. (2015). The setae of parasitic Liphyra brassolis butterfly larvae form a flexible armour for resisting attack by their ant hosts (Lycaenidae: Lepidoptera). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Early View.

Conference presentations


Zemeitat DS, Pohl S, Pierce NE, Goodger J, Lohman DJ, Elgar MA (2015). Chemical communication in a mutualistic system: The myrmecophilous Australian butterfly Jalmenus evagoras (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). International Society for Chemical Ecology Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. (oral presentation & poster)


Zemeitat DS, Pohl S, Pierce NE, Lohman DJ, Elgar MA (2014). The role of cuticular hydrocarbons as recognition cues in mutualistic lycaenid-ant association. Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Annual Meeting, Katoomba, Australia. (oral presentation)


Zemeitat DS, Pierce NE, Elgar MA (2013) The evolution of cooperative communication in ant-butterfly associations. Australasian Evolution Society, Annual Meeting, Geelong, Australia. (oral presentation)

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