Cricket Papers

Here is where you can find some published papers on the friendly field insect the  cricket.

 

Functional responses to food diversity in soil ecosystems: the effect of seed availability on the feeding behavior of facultative granivores.

Lundgren, J. G. and J. D. Harwood. 2012. Functional responses to food diversity in soil ecosystems: the effect of seed availability on the feeding behavior of facultative granivores. Journal of Entomological Science 47(2): 160-176.

The role of experience in predator response to an anti-predator prey defence.

Welch, K. D. and J. G. Lundgren. 2014. The role of experience in predator response to an anti-predator prey defence. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 153: 76-83.

Sex specific effects of microbial symbioses on cricket diet selection

Schmid, R. R. M. Lehman, and J. G. Lundgren. 2014. Sex specific effects of microbial symbioses on cricket diet selection. Environmental Entomology 43 (4): 896-902.

Reductions in local biodiversity curtail gut microbial symbiont communities within a beneficial insect

Schmid, R. B., R. M. Lehman, and J. G. Lundgren. Reductions in local biodiversity curtail gut microbial symbiont communities within a beneficial insect. Submitted to Annals of the Entomological Society of America (January 7, 2015). Accepted pending revision.