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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (16): jeb245716.
Published: 24 August 2023
...Carol I. Miles; Wei Ping Chen; Shelley A. Adamo; Karen M. Kester; Dylan W. Miller ABSTRACT The parasitic wasp Cotesia congregata suppresses feeding in its host, the caterpillar Manduca sexta , during specific periods of wasp development. We examined both feeding behaviour and the neurophysiology...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (15): jeb244469.
Published: 29 July 2022
... and parasites during cleaning interactions, have rarely been evaluated. Here, we investigated whether the dedicated bluestreak cleaner wrasse, Labroides dimidiatus , is susceptible to and can transmit generalist ectoparasites between client fish. In laboratory experiments, L. dimidiatus were exposed...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (9): jeb225847.
Published: 4 May 2021
... the behavioral changes that vertebrate animals experience following infection. We then compare and contrast the physiological mechanisms responsible for generating these sickness behaviors across different taxa. Bacteria Parasite Pathogen Infection Diseases Sickness behavior Fever Cytokines...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (2): jeb234807.
Published: 27 January 2021
...Zoë Langlands; Esther E. du Rand; Karl Crailsheim; Abdullahi A. Yusuf; Christian W. W. Pirk ABSTRACT The honeybee nest parasite Aethina tumida (small hive beetle) uses behavioural mimicry to induce trophallactic feeding from its honeybee hosts. Small hive beetles are able to induce honeybee workers...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (17): jeb219808.
Published: 1 September 2020
... damage caused by this invasive parasite is well studied through the use of quantifiable gross pathological indices, providing a good measure of the swimbladder health status, they cannot separate the role of mechanical and morphological damage. Our study examined the appropriateness of three commonly...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1307–1312.
Published: 1 April 2017
... related to the principal host. Fleas parasitizing multiple host species might compensate for developmental instability when utilizing a novel host species; therefore, host-switching events in host-specific parasites could be constrained by the relatedness between a novel and a principal host species...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (1): 27–35.
Published: 1 January 2013
...Frank Cézilly; Adrien Favrat; Marie-Jeanne Perrot-Minnot Summary In most cases, parasites alter more than one dimension in their host phenotype. Although multidimensionality in parasite-induced phenotypic alterations (PIPAs) seems to be the rule, it has started to be addressed only recently. Here...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (1): 113–119.
Published: 1 January 2013
...Glenn A. McConkey; Heather L. Martin; Greg C. Bristow; Joanne P. Webster Summary Parasite location has been proposed as an important factor in the behavioural changes observed in rodents infected with the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii . During the chronic stages of infection, encysted parasites...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (1): 142–147.
Published: 1 January 2013
...David Hughes Summary The study of the adaptive manipulation of animal behavior by parasites is entering very exciting times. Collectively the field has moved from its important and instructional natural history phase into proximate-level studies aiming to elucidate the mechanisms by which one...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (6): 961–970.
Published: 15 March 2010
... increases in disease, including those of medical and veterinary importance. While this work has focused primarily on correlational studies involving vector-borne microparasite diseases (e.g. Lyme disease, West Nile virus), we argue that parasites with complex life cycles (e.g. helminths, protists...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2998–3006.
Published: 15 September 2009
...A. J. Pruijssers; P. Falabella; J. H. Eum; F. Pennacchio; M. R. Brown; M. R. Strand SUMMARY Insect pathogens and parasites often affect the growth and development of their hosts, but understanding of these processes is fragmentary. Among the most species-rich and important mortality agents...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (12): 2095–2099.
Published: 15 May 2004
...Geoffrey E. Hill; Kristy L. Farmer; Michelle L. Beck SUMMARY Parasites are widely assumed to cause reduced expression of ornamental plumage coloration, but few experimental studies have tested this hypothesis. We captured young male house finches Carpodacus mexicanus in Alabama before fall molt...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (6): 1039–1052.
Published: 15 March 2001
... hearing is mediated by intertympanal mechanical coupling, a process that amplifies small acoustic cues into significant interaural time and amplitude differences ( Miles et al., 1995 ; Robert et al., 1996 ; Robert and Hoy, 1998 ). acoustics directional hearing orientation Diptera parasite...
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