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Redman, E.M., Wilson, K. & Cory, J.S. (2016) Trade-offs and mixed infections in an obligate-killing insect pathogen. Journal of Animal Ecology in press. 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 (in press)

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.