Publications

Achury R, Holway DA, Suarez AV. Pervasive and persistent effects of invasion and fragmentation on native ant assemblages. Ecology, In press.


Clifton, G.T., D.A. Holway & N. Gravish. 2020. Vision does not impact walking performance in Argentine ants. Journal of Experimental Biology, In press.


Clifton, G.T., D.A. Holway & N. Gravish. 2020. Rough substrates constrain walking speed in ants through modulation of stride frequency and not stride length. Royal Society Open Science, In press.


Menke, S.B. & D.A. Holway. 2020. Historical resurvey indicates no decline in Argentine ant site occupancy in coastal southern California. Biological Invasions 22:1669-1679.


Naughton I, C. Boser, N.D. Tsutsui & D.A. Holway. 2020. Direct evidence of native ant displacement by the Argentine ant in island ecosystems. Biological Invasions 22:681-691.


Hung, J., J.S. Ascher, J.A. Davids & D.A. Holway. 2019. Ecological filtering in scrub fragments shapes the taxonomic and functional structure of native bee assemblages. Ecology 100:e02654. (Cover article.)


Hung J., J.M. Kingston, A. Lee, D.A. Holway & J.R. Kohn. 2019. Non-native honey bees disproportionately dominate abundant floral resources in a hotspot of pollinator diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286:20182901.


Merrill, K.C., C.L. Boser, C. Hanna, D.A. Holway, I. Naughton, D-H. Cho & E.E. Wilson Rankin. 2018. Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile, Mayr) eradication efforts on San Clemente Island, CA, USA. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 78:829-836.


Boser, C.L., K.C. Merrill, R.N. Fisher, I. Naughton & D.A. Holway. 2018. The introduced Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) on the California Channel Islands: distribution and patterns of spread. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 78:820-828.


Menke, S.B., P.S. Ward & D.A. Holway. 2018. Long-term record of Argentine ant invasions reveals enduring ecological impacts. Ecology 99:1194-1202.


Hung, J., J.M. Kingston, M. Albrecht, D.A. Holway & J.R. Kohn. 2018. The worldwide importance of honey bees as pollinators in natural habitats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20172140.


Nabors, A.J., H.J. Cen, K-L.J. Hung, J.R. Kohn & D.A. Holway. 2018. The effect of removing numerically dominant, non-native honey bees on seed set of a native plant. Oecologia 186:281-289.


Hung, J., J.S. Ascher & D.A. Holway. 2017. Urbanization-induced habitat fragmentation erodes multiple components of temporal diversity in a Southern California native bee assemblage. PLoS One 12:e0184136.


Ness, J. & D.A. Holway. 2017. Mutualisms and the reciprocal benefits of comparing systems with native and introduced ants. In: Ant-plant interactions in a changing world, P. Olivera & S. Koptur (eds), Cambridge University Press. Pp. 290-308.


Hu, Y., D.A. Holway, P. Łukasik, L. Chau, A.D. Kay, E.G. LeBrun, K.A. Miller, J.G. Sanders, A.V. Suarez & J.A. Russell. 2017. By their own devices: invasive Argentine ants have shifted diet without clear aid from symbiotic microbes. Molecular Ecology 26:1608-1630.


Boser, C.L., C. Hanna, D.A. Holway, K.R. Faulkner, I. Naughton, K. Merrill, J.M. Randall, C. Cory & S.A. Morrison. 2017. Protocols for Argentine ant eradication in conservation areas. Journal of Applied Entomology 141:540-550.


Hanna, C., I. Naughton, C. Boser & D.A. Holway. 2017. Aphid-tending ants on introduced fennel: can resources derived from non-native plants alter the trophic position of higher order consumers? Ecological Entomology 42:61-66.


Schochet, A.B., K-L J. Hung, & D.A. Holway. 2016. Bumble bee species exhibit divergent responses to urbanization in a Southern California landscape. Ecological Entomology 41:685-692.


Hanna, C., I. Naughton, C. Boser & D.A. Holway. 2015. Testing the effects of ant invasions on non-ant arthropods with high-resolution taxonomic data. Ecological Applications 25:1841-1850.


Wills, B.D., C.D. Chong, S.M. Wilder, M.D. Eubanks, D.A. Holway & A.V. Suarez. 2015. Effects of carbohydrate supplementation on investment into offspring number, size, and condition in a social insect. PLoS One 10(7):e0132440.


Ludka, J., K.E. LeVan & D.A. Holway. 2015. Infiltration of a facultative ant-plant mutualism by the introduced Argentine ant: effects on mutualist diversity and mutualism benefits. Ecological Entomology 40:437-443.


LeVan, K.E. & D.A. Holway. 2015. Ant-aphid interactions increase ant floral visitation and reduce plant reproduction via decreased pollinator visitation. Ecology 96:1620-1630.


Hanna, C., I. Naughton, C. Boser, R. Alarcón, K-L J. Hung, & D.A. Holway. 2015. Floral visitation by the Argentine ant reduces bee visitation and plant seed set. Ecology 96:222-230.


Naughton, I., M.S. Caterino, C. Hanna & D.A. Holway. 2014. Contributions to an arthropod inventory of Santa Cruz Island, California. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 7:297-305.


LeVan, K.E., K-L.J. Hung, K.R. McCann, J. Ludka & D.A. Holway. 2014. Floral visitation by the Argentine ant reduces pollinator visitation and seed set in the coast barrel cactus, Ferocactus viridescens. Oecologia 174:163-171.


Yoo, H.J., M.C. Kizner & D.A. Holway. 2013. Ecological effects of multi-species, ant-hemipteran mutualisms in citrus. Ecological Entomology 38:505-514.


Wilder, S.M., T.R. Barnum, D.A. Holway, A.V. Suarez & M.D. Eubanks. 2013. Introduced fire ants can exclude native ants from critical mutualist-provided resources. Oecologia 172:197-205.


Wilder, S.M., D.A. Holway, A.V. Suarez, E.G. LeBrun & M.D. Eubanks. 2011. Intercontinental differences in resource use reveal the importance of mutualisms in fire ant invasions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108:20639-20644.


Yoo, H.J. & D.A. Holway. 2011. Context-dependence in an ant-aphid mutualism: direct effects of tending intensity on aphid performance. Ecological Entomology 36:450-458.


Wilder, S.M., D.A. Holway, A.V. Suarez & M.D. Eubanks. 2011. Macronutrient content of plant-based food affects growth of a carnivorous arthropod. Ecology 92:325-332.


LeBrun, E.G., M. Moffett & D.A. Holway. 2011. Convergent evolution of levee building behavior among distantly related ant species in a flood-plain ant assemblage. Insectes Sociaux 58:263-269.


Wilson, E.E. & D.A. Holway. 2010. Multiple mechanisms underlie displacement of solitary Hawaiian Hymenoptera by an invasive social wasp. Ecology 91:3294-3302.


Wilson, E.E, C. Sidhu, K.E. LeVan & D.A. Holway. 2010. Pollen foraging behavior of solitary Hawaiian bees revealed through molecular pollen analysis. Molecular Ecology 19: 4823-4829.


Menke, S.B., A.V. Suarez, C.V. Tillberg, C.T. Chou & D.A. Holway. 2010. Trophic ecology of the invasive Argentine ant: spatio-temporal variation in resource assimilation. Oecologia 164:763-773.


Wilson, E.E., C.V. Young & D.A. Holway. 2010. Predation or scavenging? Thoracic muscle pH and rates of water loss reveal cause of death in arthropods. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:2640-2646.


Kay, A.D., T. Zumbusch, J.L. Heinen, T.C. Marsh, & D.A. Holway. 2010. Nutrition and interference competition have interactive effects on the behavior and performance of Argentine ants. Ecology 91:57-64.


Krushelnycky, P.D., D.A. Holway & E.G. LeBrun. 2010. Invasion processes and causes of success. In: Ant Ecology, L. Lach, C. Parr & K. Abbott (eds), Oxford University Press.


Wolkovich, E.M., D.T. Bolger & D.A. Holway. 2009. Complex responses by ground arthropods to invasive grass litter in a Mediterranean scrub ecosystem. Oecologia 161:697-708.


Wilson, E.E., L.M. Mullen & D.A. Holway. 2009. Life history plasticity magnifies the ecological effects of a social wasp invasion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:12809-12813.


Menke, S.B., D.A. Holway, R.N. Fisher & W. Jetz. 2009. Characterizing and predicting species distributions across environments and scales: Argentine ant occurrences in the eye of the beholder. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:50-63.


Eckles, M.A., E.E. Wilson, D.A. Holway & J.C. Nieh. 2008. Yellowjackets (Vespula pensylvanica) thermoregulate in response to changes in protein concentration. Naturwissenschaften 95:787-792.


Suarez, A.V., D.A. Holway & N. D. Tsutsui. 2008. Genetics of a colonizing species – the invasive Argentine ant. American Naturalist 172:S72-84.


Glenn, S. & D.A. Holway. 2008. Consumption of introduced prey by native predators: Argentine ants and pit-building ant lions. Biological Invasions 10:273-280.


Grover, C.D., K.C. Dayton, S.B. Menke & D.A. Holway. 2008. Effects of aphids on foliar foraging by Argentine ants and the resulting effects on other arthropods. Ecological Entomology 33:101-106.


Tillberg, C.V., D.A. Holway, E.G. LeBrun & A.V. Suarez. 2007. Trophic ecology of Argentine ants in their native and introduced ranges. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:20856-20861.


Menke, S.B., R.N. Fisher, W. Jetz & D.A. Holway. 2007. Biotic and abiotic controls of Argentine ant invasion success at local and landscape scales. Ecology 88:3164-3175.


Grover, C.D., A.D. Kay, J.A. Monson, T.C. Marsh & D.A. Holway. 2007. Linking nutrition and behavioral dominance: carbohydrate scarcity limits aggression and activity in Argentine ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 274:2951-2957.


Thomas, M.L., C.M. Payne, A.V. Suarez, N.D. Tsutsui & D.A. Holway. 2007. Contact between supercolonies elevates aggression in Argentine ants. Insectes Sociaux 54:225-233.


Schilman, P.E., J.R.B. Lighton & D.A. Holway. 2007. Water balance in the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) compared to five common native ant species from southern California. Physiological Entomology 32:1-7.


LeBrun, E.G., C.V. Tillberg, A.V. Suarez, P. Folgarait, C.R. Smith & D.A. Holway. 2007. An experimental study of competition between fire ants and Argentine ants in their native range. Ecology 88:63-75.


Wilson, E.E., D.A. Holway & J.C.Nieh. 2006. Cold anesthesia decreases foraging recruitment in the New World bumblebee, Bombus occidentalis. Journal of Apicultural Research 45:169-172.


Thomas, M.L., C.M. Payne, A.V. Suarez, N.D. Tsutsui & D.A. Holway. 2006. When supercolonies collide: territorial aggression in an invasive and unicolonial social insect. Molecular Ecology 15:4303-4315.


Zee J. & D.A. Holway. 2006. Nest raiding by the invasive Argentine ant on colonies of the harvester ant, Pogonomymex subnitidus. Insectes Sociaux 53:161-167.


Menke, S.B. & D.A. Holway. 2006. Abiotic factors control invasion by ants at the community scale. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:368-376.


Holway, D.A. & A.V. Suarez. 2006. Homogenization of ant communities in mediterranean California: the effects of urbanization and invasion. Biological Conservation 127:319-326.


Suarez, A.V., D.A. Holway & P.S. Ward. 2005. The role of opportunity in the unintentional introduction of non-native ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102: 17032-17035.


Schilman, P.E., J.R.B. Lighton & D.A. Holway. 2005. Respiratory and cuticular water loss in insects with continuous gas exchange: comparison across five ant species. Journal of Insect Physiology 51:1295-1305.


Thomas, M.L., A. Dixson, V. Coggins & D.A. Holway. 2005. Food availability and brood number do not influence intraspecific aggression in Argentine ants. Insectes Sociaux 52:108-113.


Thomas, M.L, N.D. Tsutsui & D.A. Holway. 2005. Intraspecific competition influences the symmetry and intensity of aggression in the invasive Argentine ant. Behavioral Ecology 16:472-481.


Holway, D.A. 2005. Edge effects of an invasive species across a natural ecological boundary. Biological Conservation 121:561-567.


Thomas, M.L. & D.A. Holway. 2005. Condition-dependent competition between invasive Argentine ants and Australian Iridomyrmex. Journal of Animal Ecology 74:532-542.


Lighton, J.R.B., P.E. Schilman & D.A. Holway. 2004. The hyperoxic switch: assessing respiratory water loss rates in tracheate arthropods with continuous gas exchange. Journal of Experimental Biology 207:4463-4471.


Caldera E. & D.A. Holway. 2004. Evidence that queens do not influence nestmate recognition in Argentine ants. Insectes Sociaux 51:109-112.


Holway, D.A. & A.V. Suarez. 2004. Colony structure variation and interspecific competitive ability in the invasive Argentine ant. Oecologia 138:216-222.


Carney, S.E., M.B. Byerley & D.A. Holway. 2003. Invasive Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) do not replace native ants as seed dispersers of Dendromecon rigida (Papaveraceae) in California, USA. Oecologia 135:576-582.


Suarez, A.V., D.A. Holway, D.S. Liang, N.D. Tsutsui & T.J. Case. 2002. Spatio-temporal patterns of intraspecific aggression in the invasive Argentine ant. Animal Behaviour 64: 697-708.


Holway, D.A., L. Lach, A.V. Suarez, N.D. Tsutsui & T.J. Case. 2002. The causes and consequences of ant invasions. Annual Review of Ecology & Systematics 33:181-233.


Holway, D.A., A.V. Suarez & T.J. Case. 2002. Role of abiotic factors in governing susceptibility to invasion: a test with Argentine ants. Ecology 83:1610-1619.


Tsutsui, N.D., A.V. Suarez, D.A. Holway & T.J. Case. 2001. Relationship among native and introduced populations of the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) and the source of introduced populations. Molecular Ecology 10:2151-2161.


Holway, D.A. & T.J. Case. 2001. Effects of colony-level variation on competitive ability in the invasive Argentine ant. Animal Behaviour 61:1181-1192.


Suarez, A.V., D.A. Holway & T.J. Case. 2001. Patterns of spread in biological invasions dominated by long-distance jump dispersal: insights from Argentine ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98:1095-1100.


Holway, D.A & T.J. Case. 2000. Mechanisms of dispersed central-place foraging in polydomous colonies of the Argentine ant. Animal Behaviour 59: 433-441.


Tsutsui, N.D., A.V. Suarez, D.A. Holway & T.J. Case. 2000. Reduced genetic variation in the success of an invasive species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97:5948-5953.


Hee, J., D.A. Holway, A.V. Suarez & T.J. Case. 2000. Role of propagule size in the success of incipient colonies of the invasive Argentine ant. Conservation Biology 14:559-563.


Holway, D.A. & A.V. Suarez. 1999. Animal behavior: an essential component of invasion biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:326-328.


Suarez, A.V., N.D. Tsutsui, D.A. Holway & T.J. Case. 1999. Behavioral and genetic differentiation between native and introduced populations of the Argentine ant. Biological Invasions 1:43-53.


Holway, D.A. 1999. Competitive mechanisms underlying the displacement of native ants by the invasive Argentine ant. Ecology 80:238-251.


Holway, D.A., A.V. Suarez & T.J. Case. 1998. Loss of intraspecific aggression in the success of a widespread invasive social insect. Science 282: 949-952.


Holway, D.A. 1998. Effect of Argentine ant invasions on ground-dwelling arthropods in northern California riparian woodlands. Oecologia 116:252-258.


Holway, D.A. 1998. Factors governing rate of invasion: a natural experiment using Argentine ants. Oecologia 115:206-212.


Holway, D.A. 1995. Distribution of the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) in northern California. Conservation Biology 9:1634-1637.