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Minter, M., Pearson, A., Lim, K.S., WILSON, K., Chapman, J.W. & Jones, C.M. (2018) The tethered flight technique as a tool for studying life-history strategies associated with migration in insects. Ecological Entomology (in press). PDF

Donkersley, P., Rhodes, G., Pickup, R., Jones, K. & Wilson, K. (2018) Bacterial communities associated with honey bee food stores are correlated with land use. Ecology & Evolution (in press) . PDF

Carlsson, A.M., Albon, S.D., Coulson, S.J., Ropstad, E., Stien, A., Wilson, K., Egil Loe, L., Veiberg, V. & Irvine, R.J. (2018) Little impact of over-winter parasitism on a free-ranging ungulate in the high Arctic. Functional Ecology (in press) DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13037. PDF

Wilson, K., Sheldon, B.C., Gaillard, J.M., Sanders, N.J., Hoggart, S.P.G. & Newton, E. (2018) Transparency and open processes in Journal of Animal Ecology. Journal of Animal Ecology 87 (1): 1-3.. PDF


Donkersley, P., Rhodes, G., Pickup, R., Jones, K. & Wilson, K. (2017) Nutritional composition of honey bee food stores varies with floral composition. Oecologia 185 (4): 749-761. PDF

Antwis, R.; Griffiths, S.; Harrison, X.; Aranega-Bou, P.; Arce, A.; Bettridge, A.; Brailsford, F.; de Menezes, A.; Devaynes, A.; F., K.; Fry, E.; Goodhead, I.; Haskell, E.; Heys, C.; James, C.; J., S.; L., Gillian; L., Z.; Macey, M.l; McCarthy, A.; McDonald, J.; Mejia Florez, N.; O'Brien, D.; Orland, C.; P., M.; Reid, W.; Robinson, H.; Wilson, K.; Sutherland, W. (2017) Fifty important research questions in microbial ecology. FEMS Microbiology Ecology: 93 (5) doi: 10.1093/femsec/fix044  PDF

Balog, A., Hartel, T., Loxdale, H.D. & Wilson, K. (2017) Differences in the progress of the biopesticide revolution between the EU and other major crop growing regions. Pest Management Science 73 (11): 2203-2208. DOI:10.1002/ps.4596 PDF

Yuan, H., Xu, P., Yang, X.; Graham, R.I., Wilson, K. & Wu, K. (2017) Characterization of a novel member of genus Iflavirus in Helicoverpa armigera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 144: 65-73 PDF

Xu, P., Graham, R.I., Wilson, K. & Wu, K. (2017) Structure and transcription of the Helicoverpa armigera densovirus (HaDV2) genome and its expression strategy in LD652 cells. Virology Journal 14: 23 DOI: 10.1186/s12985-017-0691-y PDF


Zhao, X.-Y., Fu, X.-W., Ali, A., Wilson, K. & Wu, K.-M. (2016) Is Heliothis viriplaca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) a long-distance migrant?. Bulletin of Entomological Research 106: 740-748. DOI: 10.1017/S000748531600047X PDF

Redman, E.M., Wilson, K. & Cory, J.S. (2016) Trade-offs and mixed infections in an obligate-killing insect pathogen. Journal of Animal Ecology 85(5): 1200–1209. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12547 PDF

Graham, A.L., Nussey, D.H., Lloyd-Smith, J.O., Longbottom, D., Maley, M., Pemberton, J.M., Pilkington, J.G., Prager, K.C., Smith, L., Watt, K.A., Wilson, K., McNeilly, T.N., & Brulisauer, F. (2016) Exposure to viral and bacterial pathogens among Soay sheep (Ovis aries) of the St Kilda archipelago. Epidemiology and Infection  doi:10.1017/S0950268816000017 PDF


Wong, A,C-N, Holmes, A., Ponton, F., Lihoreau, M., Wilson, K. Raubenheimer, D. & Simpson, S.J. (2015) Behavioural microbiomics: a multi-dimensional approach to microbial influence on behaviour. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:1359. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01359 PDF

Graham, R.I., Tummala, Y., Rhodes, G., Cory, J.S., Shirras, A., Grzywacz, D. & Wilson, K. (2015) Development of a real-time qPCR assay for quantification of covert baculovirus infections in a major African crop pest. Insects 6(3): 746-759. doi: 10.3390/insects6030746 PDF

Wilson, K. & Graham, R.I. (2015) Transgenerational effects modulate density-dependent prophylactic resistance to viral infection in a lepidopteran pest. Biology Letters 11: 20150012. PDF

Reynolds, A.M., Jones, H.B.C., Hill, J.K., Pearson, A.J., Wilson, K., Wolf, S., Lim, K.S., Reynolds, D.R. & Chapman, J.W. (2015) Evidence for a pervasive ‘idling-mode’ activity template in flying and pedestrian insects. Royal Society Open Science 2: 150085. PDF

Graham, R.I., Deacutis, J.M., Simpson, S.J., Wilson, K. (2015) Body condition constrains immune function in field populations of female Australian plague locust Chortoicetes terminifera. Parasite Immunology 37: 233-241. doi: 10.1111/pim.12179 PDF

Chapman, J.W., Reynolds, D.R. & Wilson, K. (2015) Long-range seasonal migration in insects: mechanisms, evolutionary drivers and ecological consequences. Ecology Letters 18(3): 287-302. doi: 10.1111/ele.12407 MAR 2015 PDF

Benskin, C. McW., Rhodes, G., Pickup, R.W. Mainwaring, M.C., Wilson, K. & Hartley, I.R. (2015) Life history correlates of faecal bacterial species richness in a wild population of the blue tit Cyanistes caeruleus. Ecology & Evolution 5(4): 821-836. doi: 10.1111/ele.12407 PDF



Ponton, F., Wilson, K., Holmes, A., Raubenheimer, D., Robinson, K.L. & Simpson, S.J. (2014) Macronutrients mediate the functional relationship between Drosophila and Wolbachia. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 282: 20142029. PDF

Graham, R.I., Deacutis, J.M., Pulpitel, T., Ponton, F., Simpson, S.J., Wilson, K. (2014) Locusts increase carbohydrate consumption to protect against a fungal biopesticide. Journal of Insect Physiology 69 (OCT 2014): 27-34; doi: PDF

Xu, P., Liu, Y., Graham, R.I., Wilson, K. & Wu, K. (2014) Densovirus is a mutualistic symbiont of a global crop pest (Helicoverpa armigera) and protects against a baculovirus and Bt biopesticide. PLoS Pathogens 10 (10): e1004490. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004490. PDF

Donkersley, P., Rhodes, G., Pickup, R., Jones, K. & Wilson, K. (2014) Honey bee nutrition is linked to landscape composition. Ecology & Evolution 4(21): 4195-4206 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1293. PDF

Grzywacz, D., Stevenson, P.C., Mushobozi, W.L., Belmain, S. & Wilson, K. (2014) The use of indigenous ecological resources for pest control in Africa. Food Security: 6: 71–86. DOI 10.1007/s12571-013-0313-5 PDF

Povey, S., Cotter, S.C., Simpson, S.J. & Wilson, K. (2014) Dynamics of macronutrient self-medication and illness-induced anorexia in virally-infected insects. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 245-255. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12127 PDF

Wilson, K., Coulson, T., Boots, M., Baker, L. & Livermore, P. (2014) The times they are a-changin’: evolution and revolution in animal ecology publishing. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 1-4. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12176 PDF



Wilson, K., Benton, T.G., Graham, R.I. & Grzywacz, D. (2013) Pest control: biopesticides’ potential. Science 342: 799.  PDF

Wilson, K. & Cotter, S.C. (2013) Host-parasite interactions and the evolution of immune defense. Advances in the Study of Behavior 45: 81-174. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-407186-5.00003-3 . PDF

Wilson, K., Maloney, K., Mutamba, E. & Vermeylen, S. (2013) Can the biofuel crop, Jatropha curcas, be used as a locally-grown botanical pesticide? A lab and field study in Zambia. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Pesticidal Plants. Volume 1 (August, 2013) pp 124-127. PDF

Carlsson, A., Irvine, R.J., Wilson, K., & Coulson, S.J. (2013) Adaptations to the Arctic: low-temperature development and cold tolerance in the free-living stages of a parasitic nematode from Svalbard. Polar Biology 36(7): 997-1005. doi: 10.1007/s00300-013-1323-7PDF

Ponton, F., Wilson, K., Holmes, A.J., Cotter, S.C., Raubenheimer, D. & Simpson, S.J. (2013) Integrating nutrition and immunology: a new frontier. Journal of Insect Physiology 59(2): 130-137, doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2012.10.011. PDF

Randall, J., Tummala, Y. & Wilson, K. (2013) A comparison of the TC10™ automated cell counter and the hemocytometer for quantifying insect hemocytes. Bio-Rad Bulletin 6340PDF

Coulson, T., Hays, G., Boots, M., Wilson, K., Baker, L. & Livermore, P. (2013) Publishing the best original research in animal ecology: looking forward from 2013. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 1-2, doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12026. PDF



Graham, R.I. & Wilson K (2012) Male-killing Wolbachia and mitochondrial selective sweep in a migratory African insect. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: 204, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-204. PDF  see Correction:  PDF

Graham, R.I., Grzywacz, D., Mushobozi, W.L. & Wilson, K. (2012) Wolbachia in a major African crop pest increases susceptibility to viral disease rather than protects. Ecology Letters 15(9): 993-1000. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01820.x  PDF supplementary material: PDF

Carlsson, A.M., Irvine, R.J.,Wilson, K., Piertney, S., Halvorsen, O., Coulson, S. & Albon, S.A.  (2012) Disease transmission in an extreme environment: nematode parasites infect reindeer during the Arctic winter. International Journal of Parasitology 42(8): 789-795 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.05.007. PDF

Carlsson, A.M., Wilson, K. & Irvine, R.J. (2012) Development and application of a delayed-release anthelmintic intra-rumenal bolus system for experimental manipulation of nematode work burdens. Parasitology 139(8): 1086-1092. DOI: PDF

Preston, B.T., Stevenson, I.R., Lincoln, G.A., Monfort, S.L., Pilkington, J.G. & Wilson, K. (2012) Testes size, testosterone production and reproductive behaviour in a natural mammalian mating system. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 296-305. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2011.01907.x.PDF



Ponton, F., Wilson, K., Cotter, S.C., Raubenheimer, D. & Simpson, S.J. (2011) Nutritional immunology: a multi-dimensional approach. PLoS Pathogens 7(12): e1002223. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002223. PDF

Graham, R.I., Hartley, L. & Wilson, K. (2011) Characterisation of a nucleopolyhedrovirus and Spiroplasma sp. bacterium associated with outbreaking populations of the Antler moth Cerapteryx graminis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 107: 90-93. PDF

Ponton, F., Lalubin, F., Fromont, C., Wilson, K., Behm, C. & Simpson, S.J. (2011) Hosts use altered macronutrient intake to circumvent parasite-induced reduction in fecundity. International Journal of Parasitology 14: 43-50. PDF

Cotter, S.C., Simpson, S.J., Raubenheimer, D. & Wilson, K. (2011) Macronutrient balance mediates trade-offs between immune and life-history traits. Functional Ecology 25: 186-198.PDF



Benskin, C.M.H., Rhodes, G., Pickup, R.W., Wilson, K. & Hartley, I.R. (2010) Diversity and temporal stability of bacterial communities in a model passerine bird, the zebra finch. Molecular Ecology 19: 5531-5544 PDF

Redman, E.M., Wilson, K., Grzywacz, D. & Cory, J.S. (2010) High levels of genetic diversity in Spodoptera exempta NPV from Tanzania. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 105: 190-193. PDF

Vilaplana, L., Wilson, K., Redman, E.M. & Cory, J.S. (2010) Pathogen persistence in migratory insects: high levels of vertically-transmitted virus infection in field populations of the African armyworm. Evolutionary Ecology 24(1): 147-160. PDF



Wilson, K., Grzywacz, D., & Mushobozi, W.L. (2009) Biological control of armyworm in Africa: pitfalls and solutions. Pesticides News 84: 18-19. PDF

Grzywacz, D., Mushobozi, W.L. & Wilson, K. (2009) Armyworm NPV for Africa: illustrating problems of promoting biopesticides in Africa. Biocontrol News and Information 30(2): 31N-32N. PDF

Benskin, C.M.H., Wilson, K., Jones, K.J. & Hartley, I.R. (2009) Bacterial pathogens in wild birds: a review of the frequency and effects of infection. Biological Reviews 8430: 349-373.  PDF

Wilson, K. (2009) Climate change and the spread of infectious ideas. Ecology 90: 901-902  PDF

Wilson, K. (2009) Evolutionary ecology: percolation of old ideas to new areas of ecology. Current Biology 19: R21-R23  PDF

Povey, S., Cotter, S.C., Lee, K.P., Simpson, S.J. & Wilson, K. (2009) Can the protein costs of bacterial resistance be offset by altered feeding behaviour? Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 437-446.  PDF



Cotter, S.C., Myatt, J.P., Benskin, C. & Wilson, K. (2008) Selection for cuticular melanism reveals immune function and life-history trade-offs in Spodoptera littoralis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21: 1744-1754.PDF 

Lee, K.P., Simpson, S.J. & Wilson, K. (2008) Dietary protein-quality influences melanization and immune function in an insect. Functional Ecology 22: 1052-1061.  PDF

Griffiths GJK, Wilby A, Crawley MJ, Thomas MB (2008) Density-dependent effects of predator species-richness in diversity-function studies. Ecology 89:2986-2993.

Vilaplana L., Redman, E.M., Wilson, K. & Cory J.S. (2008) Density related variation in vertical transmission of a virus in the African armyworm. Oecologia 155: 237-246. PDF

Grzywacz, D., Mushobozi, W.L., Parnell, M., Jolliffe, F. & Wilson, K. (2008) Evaluation of Spodoptera exempta nucleopolyhedrovirus (SpexNPV) for the field control of African armyworm (Spodoptera exempta) in Tanzania. Crop Protection 27: 17-24. PDF

González-Megías A., Menéndez R., Roy D.B., Brereton T. & Thomas C.D. (2008) Changes to the composition of British butterfly assemblages over two decades. Global Change Biology 14: 1464-1474.

Menéndez R., González-Megías A., Lewis O.T., Shaw M.R. & Thomas C.D. (2008). Escape from natural enemies during climate-driven range expansion: a case study. Ecological Entomology 33: 413-421.



Menéndez R. (2007). How are insects responding to global warming? Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 150: 355-365. (invited review for the 150 years anniversary of the journal).

Gutiérrez D. & Menéndez R. (2007). Regional hotspots of butterfly diversity in a protected area: Are they indicators of unique assemblages and areas with more species of conservation concern? Acta Oecologica 32: 301-311.

Menéndez R., González-Megías A., Collingham Y., Fox R., Roy D.B. & Thomas C.D. (2007). Direct and indirect effects of climate and habitat factors on butterfly diversity. Ecology 88: 605-611.

Miller, M.R., White, A., Wilson, K. & Boots, M. (2007) The population dynamical implications of male-biased parasitism in different mating systems. PLoS ONE 2(7): e624. PDF



Menéndez R. & Thomas C. D. (2006). Can occupancy patterns be used to predict distributions in widely separated geographic regions? Oecologia 149: 396-405.

Menéndez R., González-Megías A., Hill J.K., Braschler B., Willis S.G., Collingham Y., Fox R., Roy D.B. & Thomas C.D. (2006). Species richness changes lag behind climate change. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 273: 1465-1470.

Casula P, Wilby A, Thomas MB (2006) Understanding biodiversity effects on prey in multi-enemy systems. Ecology Letters 9:995-1004

Wilby A et al. (2006) Arthropod diversity and community structure in relation to land use in the Mekong delta, Vietnam. Ecosystems 9:538-549

Fraser RW, Cook DC, Mumford JD, Wilby A, Waage JK (2006) Managing outbreaks of invasive species: eradication vs. suppression. International Journal of Pest Management 52:261-268

Lee, K.P., Cory, J.S., Wilson, K., Raubenheimer, D. & Simpson, S.J. (2006) Flexible diet choice offsets protein costs of pathogen resistance in a caterpillar. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 273: 823-829. PDF

Lee, K.P. & Wilson, K. (2006) Melanism in a larval Lepidopteran: repeatability and heritability of a dynamic trait. Ecological Entomology 31: 196-205. PDF



Mushobozi, W.L., Grzywacz, D., Musebe, R., Kimani, M. & Wilson, K. (2005) New approaches to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers and pastoralists in Tanzania through monitoring and control of African armyworm, Spodoptera exempta. Aspects of Applied Biology 75: 37-45.  PDF

Preston, B.T., Stevenson, I.R., Pemberton, J.M., Coltman, D.W. & Wilson, K. (2005) Male mate choice influences female promiscuity in Soay sheep. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 272: 365-373.  PDF

Wilby A, Villareal S, Lan L, Heong K, Thomas M (2005) Functional benefits of predator species diversity depend on prey identity. Ecological Entomology 30:497-501

Waage JK, Mumford JD, Fraser RD, Wilby A, Cook DC (2005) Non-native pest species: changing patterns mean changing policy issues. In Proceedings of the BCPC International Congress – Crop Science and Technology 2005



Cotter, S.L., Hails, R.S., Cory, J.S. & Wilson, K. (2004) Density-dependent prophylaxis and condition-dependent immune function in Lepidopteran larvae: a multivariate approach. J. Anim. Ecol. 73: 283-293. PDF

Cotter, S.L., Kruuk, L.E.B. & Wilson, K. (2004) Costs of resistance: genetic correlations and potential trade-offs in an insect immune system. J. Evol. Biol: 17: 421- 429. PDF

Menéndez R. & Gutiérrez D. (2004). Shifts in habitat associations of dung beetles in northern Spain : climate change implications. Ecoscience 11: 329-337

Gutiérrez D., Menéndez R. & Méndez M. (2004). Habitat-based conservation priorities for carabid beetles within the Picos de Europa National Park, northern Spain . Biological Conservation 115: 379-393.

Wilby A, Shachak M (2004) Shrubs, granivores and annual plant community stability in an arid ecosystem. Oikos 106:209-216

Hector A, Wilby A, Latsch O, Brown V (2004) Phyto-activity of biocides used to manipulate herbivory: tests of three pesticides on fourteen plant species. Basic and Applied Ecology 5:313-320

Thomas M, Casula P, Wilby A (2004) Biological control and indirect effects. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19:61

Menéndez R. & Thomas C.D. (2004) Welcome to the North? Butterflies and climate change. Yorkshire Wildlife Magazine, Winter/Spring 2004-2005.



Zaady E, Groffman P, Shachak M, Wilby A (2003) Consumption and release of nitrogen by the harvester termite Anacanthotermes ubachi navas in the northern Negev Desert, Israel. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 35:1299-1303

Preston, B.T., Stevenson, I.R. & Wilson, K. (2003) Soay rams target reproductive activity towards promiscuous females' optimal insemination period. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 270: 2073-2078. PDF

Wilson, K., Moore, S.L. & Owens, I.P.F. (2003) Response to comment on "Parasites as a viability cost of sexual selection in natural populations of mammals". Science 300: 55. PDF

Preston, B.T., Stevenson, I.R., Pemberton, J.M., Coltman, D.W. & Wilson, K. (2003) Overt and covert competition in a promiscuous mammal: the importance of weaponry and testes size to male reproductive success. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 270: 633-640. PDF

Wilson, K., Knell, R., Boots, M. & Koch-Osborne, J. (2003) Group living and investment in immune defence: an inter-specific analysis. Journal of Animal Ecology 72: 133-143. PDF



Menéndez R., Gutiérrez D. & Thomas C.D. (2002). Migration and Allee effects in the six-spot burnet moth, Zygaena filipendulae. Ecological Entomology 27:317-325.

Wilby A (2002) Ecosystem engineering: a trivialized concept? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17:307

Wilby A, Thomas MB (2002) Are the ecological concepts of assembly and function of biodiversity useful frameworks for understanding natural pest control? Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4:237-243

Wilby A, Thomas MB (2002) Natural enemy diversity and natural pest control: patterns of pest emergence with agricultural intensification. Ecology Letters 5:353-360

Moore, S.L. & Wilson, K. (2002) Parasites as a viability cost of sexual selection in natural populations of mammals. Science 297: 2015-2018. PDF

Wilson, K., Thomas, M.B., Blanford, S., Dogett, M. Simpson, S.J. & Moore, S.L. (2002) Coping with crowds: density-dependent disease resistance in desert locusts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 99: 5471-5475. PDF

Cotter, S.C. & Wilson, K (2002) Heritability of immune function in the caterpillar Spodoptera littoralis. Heredity 88: 229-234. PDF

Wilson, K. (2002) Ups and downs of wildlife population regulation by macroparasites. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 539. PDF



Coltman, D, Pilkington, JG, Kruuk, LEB, Wilson, K, & Pemberton, JM (2001) Positive genetic correlation between parasite resistance and body size in a free-living ungulate population. Evolution 55: 2116-2125. PDF

Gutiérrez D., León-Cortés J.L., Menéndez R., Wilson R.J., Cowley M.J.R. & Thomas C.D. (2001). Metapopulations of four lepidopteran herbivores on a single host plant, Lotus corniculatus. Ecology 82: 1371-1386.

Hector A, Joshi J, Lawler S, Spehn E, Wilby A (2001) Conservation implications of the link between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Oecologia 129:624-628

Wilby A, Shachak M, Boeken B (2001) Integration of ecosystem engineering and trophic effects of herbivores. Oikos 92:436-444

Wilby A, Brown VK (2001) Herbivory, litter and soil disturbance as determinants of vegetation dynamics during early old-field succession under set-aside. Oecologia 127:259-265

Wilson, K., Cotter, S.C., Reeson, AF, & Pell, J.K. (2001) Melanism and disease resistance in insects. Ecology Letters 4: 637-649. PDF

Stevenson, I.R. & Wilson, K. (2001) Costs of reproduction: egg production takes its toll. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 539. PDF

Coltman, D, Wilson, K, Pilkington, JG, Stear, MJ & Pemberton, JM (2001) A microsatellite polymorphism in the gamma interferon gene is associated with resistance to gastrointestinal nematodes in a naturally-parasitised population of Soay sheep. Parasitology 122: 571-582. PDF

Wilson, K (2001) The costs of resistance in Drosophila: blood cells count. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 72-73. PDF

Preston, BT, Stevenson, IR, Pemberton, JM & Wilson, K (2001) Sperm depletion constrains male reproductive success in a promiscuous mammal. Nature 409: 681-682. PDF



Menéndez R. & Thomas C.D. (2000). Metapopulation structure depends on spatial scale in the host-specific moth, Wheeleria spilodactylus (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). Journal of Animal Ecology 69:935-951.

Wilby A, Shachak M (2000) Harvester ant response to spatial and temporal heterogeneity in seed availability: pattern in the process of granivory. Oecologia 125:495-503

Wilson, K (2000) Global warming and the spread of disease: the debate heats up. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15: 489. PDF

Grenfell BT, Finkenstadt BF, Wilson, K, Coulson TN & Crawley MJ (2000) Ecology: Nonlinearity and the Moran effect. Nature 406: 847. PDF

Wilson, K (2000) Parasite manipulation: how extensive is the extended phenotype? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15: 395. PDF

Reeson, AF, Wilson, K, Cory, J.S., Hankard, P, Weeks, JM, Goulson, D & Hails, RS (2000) Effects of phenotypic plasticity on pathogen transmission in the field in a Lepidoptera-NPV system. Oecologia 124: 373-380. PDF

Wilson, K. (2000) How the locust got its stripes: the evolution of density-dependent aposematism. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 88-90. PDF



Menéndez R. & Gutiérrez D. (1999). Heterotrophic succession within dung-inhabiting beetle communities in northern Spain . Acta Oecologica 20:527-535.

Wilby, A., Shachak, M. and Dixon, H. (1999) Harvester termites and organic matter flow in a semi-arid watershed: implications for ecosystem management. Ecology and Environment, 5:146-153

White, K.A.J. & Wilson, K (1999) Modelling density-dependent resistance in insect-pathogen interactions. Theoretical Population Biology 56: 163-181. PDF

Wilson, K, Stevenson, I. & Pemberton, J. (1999) Horny Soays - the mystery of the scurs. The ARK 27: 100-101. PDF

Smith, J.A., Wilson, K, Pilkington, J.G. & Pemberton, J.M. (1999) Heritable variation to gastrointestinal nematodes in an unmanaged mammal population. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 266: 1283-1290. PDF

Owens, I.P.F. & Wilson, K (1999) Immunocompetence: a neglected life history trait or conspicuous red herring? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 170-172. PDF

Hartley, I.R., Griffith, S., Wilson, K., Shepherd, M. & Burke, T. (1999) Nestling sex ratios in the polygynously breeding corn bunting, Miliaria calandra. Journal of Avian Biology 30: 7-14. PDF



Gutiérrez D. & Menéndez R. (1998). Stability of butterfly assemblages in relation to the level of numerical resolution and altitude. Biodiversity and Conservation 7:967-979

Gutiérrez D. & Menéndez R. (1998). Phenology of butterflies along an altitudinal gradient in northern Spain . Journal of Zoology 244:249-264.

Reeson, AF, Wilson, K., Gunn, A, Hails, RS & Goulson, D (1998) Baculovirus resistance in the noctuid Spodoptera exempta is phenotypically plastic and responds to population density. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 265: 1787-1791. PDF

Grenfell BT, Wilson, K., Finkenstadt BF, Coulson TN, Murray S, Albon SD, Pemberton JM, Clutton-Brock TH & Crawley MJ (1998) Noise and determinism in synchronised sheep dynamics. Nature 394: 674-677. PDF

Paterson, S., Wilson, K., & Pemberton, J.M. (1998) Major histocompatibility complex variation associated with juvenile survival and parasite resistance in a large unmanaged ungulate population (Ovis aries L.). Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 95: 3714-3719. PDF

Tompkins, D & Wilson, K (1998) Wildlife Disease Ecology: from Theory to Policy. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 476-478. PDF

Wilson, K. & Reeson, A.F. (1998) Density-dependent prophylaxis: evidence from Lepidoptera-baculovirus interactions? Ecological Entomology 23: 100-101. PDF

Barron, A & Wilson, K (1998) Overwintering survival in the seven spot ladybird, Coccinella septempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European Journal of Entomology 95: 639-642. PDF

Wilson, K., Eady, P.E. & del Nevo, A.J. (1998) Origin of an insular population of the wood mouse based on parasitological evidence. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 34: 150-154. PDF



Clutton-Brock, Wilson, K., & Stevenson, I.R. (1997) Density-dependent selection on horn phenotype in Soay sheep. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 352: 839-850. PDF

Clutton-Brock, T.H., Illius, A., Wilson, K., MacColl, A. & Albon, S.D. (1997) Stability and instability in ungulate populations: an empirical analysis. The American Naturalist 149: 195-219. PDF

Gutiérrez D. & Menéndez R. (1997). Patterns in distribution, abundance and body size of carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Caraboidea) in relation to dispersal ability. Journal of Biogeography 24:903-914.

Wilson, K. & Grenfell, B.T. (1997) Generalized linear modelling for parasitologists. Parasitology Today 13: 33-38. PDF



Menéndez R. & Gutiérrez D. (1996). Altitudinal effects on habitat selection in dung beetles (Scaraboidea: Aphodiidae) in the northern Iberian peninsula. Ecography 19:313-317.

Gutiérrez D., Menéndez R. & Obeso J. R. (1996). Effects of ovule position on seed maturation and seed weight in Ulex europaeus and U. gallii (Fabaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 74:848-853.

Wilson, K., Grenfell, B.T. & Shaw, D.J. (1996) Analysis of aggregated parasite distributions: a comparison of methods. Functional Ecology 10: 592-601. PDF



Grenfell, B.T., Wilson, K., Isham, V.S., Boyd, H.E.G. & Dietz, K. (1995) Modelling patterns of parasite aggregation in natural populations: trichostrongylid nematode-ruminant interactions as a case study. Parasitology 111: S135-151. PDF

Gutiérrez D. & Menéndez R. (1995). Distribution and abundance of butterflies in a mountain area in the northern Iberian peninsula. Ecography 18:209-216.

Shore RF, Myhill DG, Routledge EJ, Wilby A (1995) Impact of an Environmentally-Realistic Intake of Cadmium On Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphate-Metabolism in Bank Voles, Clethrionomys-Glareolus. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 29:180-186

Wilson, K., Gunn, A. & Cherrett, J.M. (1995) The application of a rhizotron to study the subterranean effects of pesticides. Pedobiologia 39: 132-143. 



Shore RF, Myhill DG, Routelegde EJ, Wilby A (1994) Chronic intake of cadmium on macroelement metabolism in wild small mammals. Human and Experimental Toxicology, 13:633

Menéndez R. (1994) Patrones de distribución y abundancia en especies de escarabajos coprófagos (Patterns of distribution and abundance in dung beetle species). Studia Oecologica X-XI: 415-420.

Menéndez R. & Gutiérrez D. (1994) Predacción de semillas de Ulex europaeus L. por insectos (Seed predation of Ulex europaeus L. by insects). Studia Oecologica X-XI: 235-240.

Wilson, K. & Lessells, C.M. (1994) Evolution of clutch size in insects. I. A review of static optimality models. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 7: 339-363. PDF

Wilson, K. (1994) Evolution of clutch size in insects. II. A test of static optimality models using the beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 7: 365-386. PDF



Wilson, K. (1993) A novel method for estimating the pre-reproductive period of female African armyworm moths, Spodoptera exempta. Insect Science and its Applications 14: 325-331.

Wilson, K. & Gatehouse, A.G. (1993) Seasonal and geographical variation in the migratory potential of outbreak populations of the African armyworm moth, Spodoptera exempta. Journal of Animal Ecology 62: 169-181. PDF



Franks NR, Wilby A, Silverman BW, Tofts C (1992) Self-Organizing Nest Construction in Ants - Sophisticated Building By Blind Bulldozing. Animal Behaviour 44:357-375

Wilson, K. & Gatehouse, A.G. (1992) Migration and genetics of pre-reproductive period in the moth Spodoptera exempta (African armyworm). Heredity 69: 255-262. PDF



Wilson, K. & Hill, L. (1989) Factors affecting egg maturation in the bean weevil Callosobruchus maculatus. Physiological Entomology 14: 115-126. PDF

Wilson, K. (1988) Egg-laying decisions by the bean weevil Callosobruchus maculatus. Ecological Entomology 13: 107-118. PDF

Wilson, K. & Edwards, J. (1986) The effects of parasitic infection on the behaviour of an intermediate host: the American cockroach Periplaneta americana infected with the acanthocephalan Moniliformis moniliformis. Animal Behaviour 34: 942-944. PDF



Meyerson L et al. (2008) Allocation of biodiversity to sustainably improve human health and well-being. In: Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease (eds: O. Sala, L. Meyerson & C. Parmesan). Island Press Washington DC.

Wilby, A., Mitchell, C. E., Blumenthal, B., Daszak, P., Friedman, C., Jutro, P., Mazumder, A., Prieur-Richard, A.-H., Desprez-Loustau, M.-L., Sharma, M. & Thomas, M. B. (2008) Biodiversity, food provision and human health. In: Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease (eds: O. Sala, L. Meyerson & C. Parmesan). Island Press Washington DC.

Wilby A, Hector A (2008) The Role of Biodiversity. In: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SCIENCES. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0021228].

Wilson, K. & Cotter, S.C. (2008) Density-dependent prophylaxis in insects. In: Ananthakrishnan, T.N. & Whitman, T.W. (eds.) Insects and Phenotypic Plasticity (pp 381-420). Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield. PDF

Wilby A, Thomas M (2007) Diversity and pest management in agroecosystems – some perspectives from ecology. In: Jarvis D, Padoch C, Cooper D (eds) Managing biodiversity in agricultural ecosystems. Columbia University Press, New York

Grzywacz, D., Mushobozi, W., Moscardi, F., Cory, J.S., Ray, R. & Wilson, K (2006) Novel Technologies for control of African Armyworm on smallholder cereals in East Africa. In: Perspectives on Pests II. (Sweetmore A., Ed) Natural Resources International Ltd, Alyesford, pp 93-95. PDF



Wilson, K. (2005) Evolutionary ecology of insect host-parasite interactions: an ecological immunology perspective. Chapter 10, In: Fellowes, M. & Rolff, J. (eds.) Insect Evolutionary Ecology (pp 289-341), CABI. PDF

Wilby A, Thomas MB (2005) Biodiversity and the functioning of selected terrestrial ecosystems: Agricultural systems, in Biodiversity: Structure and Function, from Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, []

Diaz S et al. (2005) Biological regulation of ecosystem services. In Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Current State and Trends, Volume 1. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Island Press, Washington DC, pp 297-329

Wilby A, Boeken B, Shachak M (2005) The impact of animals on species diversity in arid-land plant communities. In: Shachak M, Gosz JR, Pickett STA, Perevolotsky A (eds) Biodiversity in drylands: toward a unified framework. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp 189-205

Waage JK, Fraser RW, Mumford JD, Cook DC and Wilby A (2005) A new agenda for biosecurity . DEFRA, London, UK

Clutton-Brock, T.H., Grenfell, B.T., Coulson, T.N., Wilson, K., Crawley, M., & Albon, S.D. (2004) Population dynamics. Chapter 2, In: Clutton-Brock, T.H. & Pemberton, J.M. (eds.) Soay Sheep: Population Dynamics and Selection on St. Kilda (pp 52-88). Cambridge University Press. PDF

Wilson, K., Grenfell, B.T., Pilkington, J.G., Boyd, H.E.G. & Gulland, F.M.D. (2004) Parasites and their impact. Chapter 5, In: Clutton-Brock, T.H. & Pemberton, J.M. (eds.) Soay Sheep: Population Dynamics and Selection on St. Kilda (pp 113-165). Cambridge University Press. PDF

Stevenson, I.R., Marrow, P., Preston, B.T., Pemberton, J.M. & Wilson, K. (2004) Adaptive reproductive strategies. Chapter 9, In: Clutton-Brock, T.H. & Pemberton, J.M. (eds.) Soay Sheep: Population Dynamics and Selection on St. Kilda (pp 243-275). Cambridge University Press. PDF

Wilson, K. & Hardy, I.C.W. (2002) Statistical analysis of sex ratios: an introduction. Chapter 3, In: Hardy, I.C.W (ed.) Sex Ratios: Concepts and Research Methods (pp 48-92). Cambridge University Press. PDF

Wilson, K., Bjørnstad, O.N., Dobson, A.P., Merler, S., Poglayen, G., Randolph, S.E., Read, A.F. & Skorping, A. (2002) Heterogeneities in macroparasite infections: patterns and processes. Chapter 2, In: Hudson, P.J., Rizzoli, A., Grenfell, B.T., Heesterbeek, J.A.P. & Dobson, A.P. (eds.) The Ecology of Wildlife Diseases (pp 6 - 44). Oxford University Press. PDF

Tompkins, D.M., Arneberg, P., Begon, M.E., Cattadori, I.M., Greenman, J.V., Heesterbeek, J.A.P., Hudson, P.J., Newborn, D., Pugliese, A., Rizzoli, A.P., Rosà, R. & Wilson, K. (2002) Parasites and host population dynamics. Chapter 3, In: Hudson, P.J., Rizzoli, A., Grenfell, B.T., Heesterbeek, J.A.P. & Dobson, A.P. (eds.) The Ecology of Wildlife Diseases (pp 45 - 62). Oxford University Press.

Swinton, J., Woolhouse, M.E.J., Begon, M.E., Dobson, A.P., Ferroglio, E., Grenfell, B.T., Guberti, V., Hails, R.S., Heesterbeek, J.A.P., Lavazza, A., Roberts, M.G., White, P.J. & Wilson, K. (2002) Microparasite transmission and persistence. Chapter 5, In: Hudson, P.J., Rizzoli, A., Grenfell, B.T., Heesterbeek, J.A.P. & Dobson, A.P. (eds.) The Ecology of Wildlife Diseases (pp 83 - 101). Oxford University Press.



Wilson, K. (1998) Migration, insects. pp. 244-250, In: Knobil, E. & Neill, J.D. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Academic Press.

Wilson, K. (1995) Insect migration in heterogeneous environments. pp 243-264, In: Drake, V.A. & Gatehouse, A.G. (eds.) Insect Migration: Tracking Resources in Time and Space. Cambridge University Press.

Read, A.F., Albon, S.D., Antonovics, J., Apanius, V., Dwyer, G., Holt, R.D., Judson, O., Lively, C.M., Martin-Löf, A., McLean, A.R., Metz, J.A.J., Schmid-Hempel, P., Thrall, P.H., Via, S. & Wilson, K. (1995) Genetics and evolution of infectious diseases in natural populations. pp 450-477, In: Grenfell, B.T. & Dobson, A.P. (eds.) Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press.