Aphid wing polymorphism, alarm pheromone and aphid chemical ecology

Joachim, C., I. Vosteen and W. W. Weisser. 2014. The aphid alarm pheromone (E)-beta-farnesene does not act as a cue for predators searching on a plant. Chemoecology DOI:10.1007/s00049-014-0176-z.

Joachim, C., E. Hatano, A. David, M. Kunert, C. Linse and W. Weisser. 2013. Modulation of Aphid Alarm Pheromone Emission of Pea Aphid Prey by Predators. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:773-782. PDF

Joachim, C. and W. W. Weisser. 2013. Real-Time Monitoring of (E)-beta-Farnesene Emission in Colonies of the Pea Aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, Under Lacewing and Ladybird Predation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:1254-1262. PDF

Mehrparvar, M., N. Mahdavi Arab and W. W. Weisser. 2013. Diet-mediated effects of specialized tansy aphids on survival and development of their predators: Is there any benefit of dietary mixing? Biological Control 65:142-146. PDF

Mehrparvar, M., S. E. Zytynska and W. W. Weisser. 2013. Multiple cues for winged morph production in an aphid metacommunity. PLoS One 8:e58323. PDF

Balog, A., M. Mehrparvar and W. W. Weisser. 2012. Polyphagous predatory rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) induce winged morphs in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae). European Journal of Entomology 110:156-157. PDF

Hatano, E., J. Baverstock, G. Kunert, J. K. Pell and W. W. Weisser. 2012. Entomopathogenic fungi stimulate transgenerational wing induction in pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Ecological Entomology 37:75-82. PDF

Mehrparvar, M., S. M. Madjdzadeh, N. Mahdavi Arab, M. Esmaeilbeygi and E. Ebrahimpour. 2012. Morphometric discrimination of Black Legume Aphid, Aphis craccivora Koch (Hemiptera: Aphididae), populations associated with different host plants. North-Western Journal of Zoology 8:172-180. PDF

Loxdale, H., B. Massonnet, S. G. and W. W. Weisser. 2011. Evidence for a quiet revolution: seasonal variation in colonies of the specialist tansy aphid, Macrosiphoniella tanacetaria (Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) studied using microsatellite markers. Bulletin of Entomological Research 101:221-239.

Loxdale, H. D., G. Schöfl, K. R. Wiesner, F. N. Nyabuga, D. G. Heckel and W. W. Weisser. 2011. Stay at home aphids: comparative spatial and seasonal metapopulation structure and dynamics of two specialist tansy aphid species studied using microsatellite markers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104:838-865. PDF

Hatano, E., G. Kunert, and W. W. Weisser. 2010. Aphid Wing Induction and Ecological Costs of Alarm Pheromone Emission under Field Conditions. PLoS ONE 5:e11188. PDF

Hosseini, M., A. Ashouri, A. Enkegaard, W. W. Weisser, S. H. Goldansaz, M. N. Mahalati and H. R. S. Moayeri. 2010. Plant quality effects on intraguild predation between Orius laevigatus and Aphidoletes aphidimyza. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 135:208-216. PDF

Kunert, G., E. Belz, J. C. Simon, W. W. Weisser and Y. Outreman. 2010. Differences in defensive behaviour between host-adapted races of the pea aphid. Ecological Entomology 35:147-154. PDF

Loxdale, H. D., B. Massonnet and W. W. Weisser. 2010. Why are there so few aphid clones? Bulletin of Entomological Research 100:613-622.

Nyabuga, F. N., Y. Outreman, J.-C. Simon, D. G. Heckel and W. W. Weisser. 2010. Effects of pea aphid secondary endosymbionts on aphid resistance and development of the aphid parasitoid Aphidius ervi: a correlative study. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 136:243-253. PDF

Hatano, E., G. Kunert, S. Bartram, W. Boland, J. Gershenzon, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Do aphid colonies amplify their emission of alarm pheromone? Journal of Chemical Ecology 34:1149-1152. PDF

Hatano, E., G. Kunert, J. P. Michaud, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Chemical cues mediating aphid location by natural enemies. European Journal of Entomology 105:797-806.

Kunert, G., K. Schmoock-Ortlepp, U. Reissmann, S. Creutzburg, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. The influence of natural enemies on wing induction in Aphis fabae and Megoura viciae (Hemiptera : Aphididae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 98:57-62.

Schwartzberg, E. G., G. Kunert, U. S. R. Roese, J. Gershenzon, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Alarm pheromone emission by pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, clones under predation by lacewing larvae. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 128:403-409. PDF

Schwartzberg, E. G., G. Kunert, C. Stephan, A. David, U. S. R. Rose, J. Gershenzon, W. Boland, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Real-time analysis of alarm pheromone emission by the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) under predation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34:76-81. PDF

Schwartzberg, E. G., G. Kunert, S. A. Westerlund, K. H. Hoffmann, and W. W. Weisser. 2008. Juvenile hormone titres and winged offspring production do not correlate in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. Journal of Insect Physiology 54:1332-1336.

Kunert, G., J. Trautsch, and W. W. Weisser. 2007. Density dependence of the alarm pheromone effect in pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Sternorrhyncha : Aphididae). European Journal of Entomology 104:47-50.

Kunert, G. and W. W. Weisser. 2003. The interplay between density- and trait-mediated effects in predator-prey interactions: a case study in aphid wing polymorphism. Oecologia 135:304-312. PDF

Sloggett, J. J. and W. W. Weisser. 2002. Parasitoids induce production of the dispersal morph of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. Oikos 98:323-333. PDF

Weisser, W. W. and C. Braendle. 2001. Body colour and genetic variation in winged morph production in the pea aphid. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 99:217-223. PDF

Weisser, W. W., C. Braendle, and N. Minoretti. 1999. Predator-induced morphological shift in the pea aphid. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 266:1175-1181. PDF

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