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Selected Publications

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Chandrasegaran, K, SA Juliano. 2019. How do trait-mediated non-lethal effect of predation affect population-level performance of mosquitoes?  Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 7:25

Juliano, SA, KM Westby, GD Ower. 2019 Know your enemy:  Effects of a predator on native and invasive container mosquitoes.  Journal of Medical Entomology 56:320-328 https://doi: 10.1093/jme/tjy196

Ower, GD, SA Juliano. 2019.  The demographic and life history costs of fear:  Trait-mediated effects of threat of predation on Aedes triseriatus.  Ecology & Evolution.  2019:1-13 

Ower, GD, SA Juliano. 2019.  Effects of larval denstiy on a natural population of Culex restuans (Diptera: Culicidae):  No evidence of compensatory mortality.  Ecological Entomology  44:197-205

McIntire, KM, SA Juliano. 2018.  How can mortality increase population size?  A test of two mechanistic hypotheses.  Ecology  99:1660-1670.

Chandrasegaran, K, SR Kandregula, S Quader, SA Juliano. 2018. Context dependent interactive effects of non-lethal predation on larvae impact adult longevity and body composition.  PLoS ONE 13(2): e0192104.

Lounibos, LP, SA Juliano.  2018Where vectors collide:  Thie importance of mechanisms shaping the realized niche for modeling ranges of invasive Aedes mosquitoes.  Biological Invasions 20:1913-1929 (Elton Review - Invited)

Grech, MG, SA Juliano. 2018.  Complex effects of superior competitors and resources on Culex restuans oviposition.   Journal of Medical Entomology 55:360-369  online:

Westby, KM, SA Juliano. 2017.  The roles of history:  Age and prior exploitation in aquatic container habitsts have immediate and carry-over effects on mosquito life history.  Ecological Entomology 42:704-711      DOI:  10.1111/een.12436

Westby, KM, SA Juliano. 2017 No detectable role for predators mediating effects of aquatic habitat size an dpermanence on populations and communities of container-swelling mosquitoes.  Ecological Entomology  42:439-448  DOI: 10.1111/een.12405/epdf

Andrade, MR, JA Breaux, D Albeny Simoes, SA Juliano, E LIma. 2017.  Are behavioural responses to predation cues linked across life cycle stages?  Ecological Entomology 42:77-85  DOI: 10.1111/een.12358

Camara, DCP, CT Codeco, SA Juliano, LP Lounibos, TIS Riback, GR Pereira, NA Honorio. 2016.  Seasonal differences in density but similar competitive impact of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) on Aedes aegypti (L.) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  PLoS One 11(6): e0157120

Juliano, SA, LP Lounibos.  2016.  Invasions by mosquitoes:  the roles of behaviour across the life cycle.  in, JS Weis & D Sol, eds. Biological Invasions and Animal Behaviour.  Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 245-265

Springer, YP, D. Hoekman, PTJ Johnson, PA Duffy, RA Hufft, DT Barnett, BF Allan, CM Barker, R Barrera, L Beati, M Begon, MS Blackmore, WE Bradshaw, D Brisson, CH Calisher, JH Childs, MA Duik-Wasser, RJ Douglass, RJ Eisen, DH Foley, JE Foley, HD Gaff, SL Gardner, HS Ginsberg, GE Glass, SA Hamer, MH Hayden, B Hjelle, CM Holzapfel, SA Juliano, LD Kramer, AJ Kuenzi, SL LaDeau,  TP Livdahl, JN Mills, CG Moore, S Morand, RS Nasci, NH Ogden, RS Ostfeld, J Piesman, WK Reisen, HM Savage, DE Sonenshine, A Swei, MJ Yabsley.  2016  Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for the National Ecological Observatory Network.  Ecosphere 7(5)  article e01271.

Hoekman, D, YP Springer, CM Barker, R Barrera, MS Blackmore, WE Bradshaw, DH Foley, HS Ginsberg, MH Hayden, CM Holzapfel, SA Juliano, LD Kramer, SL LaDeau,  TP Livdahl, CG Moore, RS Nasci, WK Reisen, HM Savage.  2016  Design for mosquito aboundance diversity, and phenology sampling within the National Ecological Observatory Network.  Ecosphere 7(5)  article e01320.

Westby, KM, EJ Murturi, SA Juliano. 2016.  How do nutritional stress and La Crosse virus infection interact?  tests for effects on willingness to blood feed and fecundity in Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology  53:166-171

Noden, BH, PA O'Neal, JE Fader, SA Juliano. 2015 Imapct of inter- and intra-specific competition among larvae on larval, adult, and life-table traits of Aedes aegypti  and Aedes albopictus females.  Ecological Entomology 53:167-171

Westby, KM, SA Juliano.  2015.  Simulated seasonal photoperiods and fluctuating temperatures have limited effects on blood feeding and life history in Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae).  Journal of Medical Entomology  52:896-906

Dale, MD., EM. Mortimer, S. Kolli, E. Achramowicz, G. Borchert, SA. Juliano, S. Halkyard, N. Seitz, C. Gatto, PY. Hester, DA. Rubin.  2015.  Bone-Remodeling Transcript Levels Are Independent of Perching in End-Of- Lay White Leghorn Chickens.   International Journal of Molecular Sciences 16 (2): 2663-2677

Albeny-Simões, D, EG Murrell, EF Vilela, SA Juliano.  2015.  A multifaceted trophic cascade in a detritus-based system: density-, trait-, or processing-chain mediated effects?  Ecosphere   6(3):32. ES14-00365.1

Murrell, EG, BH Noden, SA Juliano. 2014. Contributions of temporal segregation, oviposition choice, and non-additive effects of competitors to invasion success of Aedes japonicus (Diptera:  Culicidae) in North America. Biological Invasions. 17:1669-1681

Wormington, JD, SA Juliano.  2014. Plasticity of sexually dimorphic body size and development time in Aedes mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Evolutionary Ecology Research 16:223-234

Juliano, SA, G Sylvestre Ribeiro, R Maciel-de-Freitas, MG Castro, C Codeço, R Lourenço de Oliveira, LP Lounibos.  2014.  She’s a femme fatale:  Low-density larval development produces good disease vectors.  Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 109: 96-103.  DOI: 10.1590/0074-02760140455

Breaux, JA, MK Schumacher, SA Juliano. 2014. What does not kill them makes them stronger: Larval environment and infectious dose alter mosquito potential to transmit filarial worms.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B. DOI: 

Wormington, JD, SA Juliano. 2014.  Hunger-dependent and sex-specific antipredator behaviour of larvae of a size-dimorphic mosquito. Ecological Entomology 39:548–555

Leisnham PT, SL LaDeau, SA Juliano.  2014. Spatial and temporal habitat segregation of mosquitoes in urban Florida. PLoS One. 9(3): e91655. doi:10. 1371/journal.pone.0091655   

Albeny-Simoes, D, EG Murrell, SL Elliot, MR Andrade, E Lima, SA Juliano, EF Vilela.  2014.  Attracted to the enemy: Aedes aegypti prefers oviposition sites with predator-killed conspecifics. Oecologia 175:481–492

Murrell, EG, AR Ives, SA Juliano. 2014.  Intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of succession: Effects of habitat age and season on an aquatic insect community.  Ecological Entomology 39:316–324

Fader, JE, SA Juliano. 2014.  Oviposition habitat selection by container-dwelling mosquitoes: responses to cues of larval and detritus abundances in the field. Ecological Entomology 39:245–252

Damal, K, Murrell, EG, Juliano, SA, Conn, JE, Loew, SS. 2013. Phylogeography of Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) in south Florida: mtDNA evidence for human-aided dispersal. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 89:482-488

Murrell, EG, SA Juliano.  2013.  Predation resistance does not trade off with competitive ability in early-colonizing mosquitoes. Oecologia  173:1033-1042      

Covey, DP, SA Juliano, PA Garris. 2013. Amphetamine elicits opposing actions on readily releasable and reserve pools for dopamine. PLoS One. 8(5): e60763. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060763

Avelar, AA, SA Juliano, PA Garris. 2013. Amphetamine augments vesicular dopamine release in the dorsal and ventral striatum through different mechanisms.  Journal of Neurochemistry 125:373-385

Fader, JE, SA Juliano. 2013.  An empirical test of the aggregation model of coexistence and consequences for competing container-dwelling mosquitoes. Ecology 94:478–488.

O’Neal, PA, SA Juliano.  2013.  Seasonal variation in competition and coexistence of Aedes mosquitoes: stabilizing effects of egg mortality or equalizing effects of resources? Journal of Animal Ecology  82:256–265

Bagny Beilhe, L, H Delatte SA Juliano, D Fontenille, S Quilici.  2012. Ecological interactions in Aedes species from Reunion Island.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology  27: 349–459 

Murrell, EG, SA Juliano. 2012. Competitive abilities in experimental microcosms are accurately predicted by a demographic index for R*.  PLoS ONE 7(9): e43458. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043458 

Stephens, CR, SA Juliano.  2012.  Wing shape as an indicator of larval rearing conditions for Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).  Journal of Medical Entomology  49: 927-938​

Yee, DA, SA Juliano, & SM Vamosi. 2012.  Seasonal photoperiods alter developmental time and mass of an invasive mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), across its north-south range in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 825-832

Yee, DA & SA Juliano. 2012.  Concurrent effects of resource pulse amount, type, and frequency on community and population properties of consumers in detritus-based systems. Oecologia 169: 511–522.  © Springer-Verlag

Haussman, MF, AS Longenecker, AM Marchetto, SA Juliano, RM Bowden. 2012. Embryonic exposure to corticosterone modifies the juvenile stress response, oxidative stress, and telomere length. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:1447-1456

Leisnham, PT, L Towler, SA Juliano. 2011. Geographic variation of photoperiodic diapause but not adult survival or reproduction of the invasive mosquito Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in North America.   Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104:1309-1318.

Murrell, EG., K. Damal, LP. Lounibos & SA. Juliano. 2011. Distributions of competing container mosquitoes depend on detritus types, nutrient ratios, and food availability.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104:688-698.​

Ramsson, ES., DP. Covey, DP. Daberkow, MT. Litherland, SA. Juliano and PA. Garris. 2011. A mphetamine augments action potential-dependent dopaminergic signaling in the striatum in vivo. Journal of Neurochemistry 117:937–948

Farhadi, R, Allahyari, H, Juliano, SA. 2010. Functional response of larval and adult stages of Hippodamia variegata (Col.: Coccinellidae) to different densities of Aphis fabae (Hem.: Aphididae).  Environmental Entomology 39:1586-1592.

Lounibos, LP, GF O’Meara, SA Juliano, N Nishimura, RL Escher,  MH Reiskind, M Cutwa & K Greene. 2010. Differential Survivorship of Invasive Mosquito Species in South Florida Cemeteries:  Do Site-specific Microclimates Explain Patterns of Coexistence and Exclusion?  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:757-770

Kaufman MG,K. Pelz-Stelinski, D Yee, SA Juliano, P. Ostrom, ED Walker. 2010.  Stable Isotope Analysis Reveals Detrital Resource Base Sources of the Tree Hole Mosquito, Aedes triseriatus.   Ecological Entomology  35:586-593

Kesavaraju, B, SA Juliano. 2010.  The nature of predation risk cues in container systems: Mosquito responses to solid residues from predation.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:1038-1045

Juliano, S.A.  2010.  Coexistence, exclusion, or neutrality?  A meta-analysis of competition between Aedes albopictus and resident mosquitoes.  (invited contribution) Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution 56:325-351

​Leisnham, PT, SA Juliano. 2010. Interpopulation differences in competitive effect and response of the mosquito Aedes aegypti and resistance to invasion of a superior competitor.  Oecologia 164:221–230

Herrmann, DL, Ko, AE, Bhatt, S, Jannot, JE, Juliano SA.  2010.  Population differences in oviposition depth of the lubber grasshopper (Romalea microptera) as a function of body size and soil gradient. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103:227-235

Juliano, SA, Lounibos, LP, Nishimura, N, Greene, K. 2010. Your worst enemy could be your best friend:  Predator contributions to invasion resistance and persistence of natives. Oecologia. 162:709-718.  © Springer-Verlag

Jannot, JE, Ko, AE, Herrmann, DL, Skinner, L, Butzen, E, Akman, O, & Juliano, SA.  2009.  Density-dependent polyphenism and geographic variation in size among two populations of lubber grasshoppers (Romalea microptera).  Ecological Entomology 34:644-651

Kesavaraju, B & SA Juliano. 2009. No evolutionary response to four generations of laboratory selection on antipredator behavior of Aedes albopictus:  Potential implications for biotic resistance to invasion.  Journal of Medical Entomology 46:772-781


Alto, BE, B Kesavaraju, SA Juliano, & LP Lounibos.  2009. Stage-dependent predation on competitors: consequences for the outcome of a mosquito invasion.  Journal of Animal Ecology 78:928-936 .

Leisnham, PL, SA Juliano. 2009.  Spatial and temporal patterns of coexistence between competing Aedes mosquitoes in urban Florida.  Oecologia 160:343-352.   © Springer-Verlag

Juliano, S.A. 2009.  Species interactions among larval mosquitoes:  Context dependence across habitat gradients.  Annual Review of Entomology 54:37-56. 
Kesavaraju, B. & S.A. Juliano 2008.  Behavioral responses of Aedes albopictus to a predator are correlated with size-dependent risk of predation.   Annals of the Entomological Society of America  101:1150-1153 

Huizenga, K. M.,M. D. Shaidle, J.S. Brinton, L.A. Gore, M.A Ebo, A.J. Solliday, P.J. Buguey, D.W. Whitman, & S.A. Juliano.  2008.  Geographic differences in the body sizes of adult Romalea microptera.  Journal of Orthoptera Research 17:1
Kesavaraju, B., K. Damal, & S.A. Juliano.  2008.  Do natural container habitats impede invader dominance?  Predator-mediated coexistence of invasive and native container-dwelling mosquitoes.  Oecologia 155:631–639.   © Springer-Verlag​
Leisnham, P.T., L.M. Sala, & S.A. Juliano.  2008.  Geographic variation in survival and reproductive tactics of the mosquito Aedes albopictus.  Journal of Medical Entomology 45:210-221.
Akman, O., J. Gamage, J. Jannot, S. Juliano, A. Thurman, & D.Whitman.  2007. A Simple Test for Detection of Length-Biased Sampling.  JP Journal of Biostatistics 1:189-195
Yee, D.A., S.H. Yee, J.M. Kneitel & S.A. Juliano. 2007. Richness-productivity relationships between trophic levels in a detritus-based system: significance of abundance and trophic linkage. Oecologia 154:377-385  © Springer-Verlag
Yee, D.A. & S.A. Juliano. 2007. Abundance matters.  A field experiment testing the More Individuals Hypothesis for diversity-productivity relationships.  Oecologia  153: 153-162  © Springer-Verlag
Braks, M.A.H., Juliano, S.A., & Lounibos, L.P. 2006. Superior reproductive success on human blood without sugar is not limited to highly anthropophilic mosquito species. Medical & Veterinary Entomology 20:53-59 
Costanzo, K.S., Kesavaraju, B., & Juliano, S.A.  2005.  Condition-specific competition in container mosquitoes: the role of non-competing life-history stages.  Ecology 86:3289-
Juliano, S.A., Olson, J.R., Murrell, E.G., & Hatle, J.D.  2004.  Plasticity and canalization of insect reproduction:  testing alternative models of life history transitions.  Ecology 85:2986-2996.
Gunawardene, E.U., Stephenson, R.E., Hatle, J.D., & Juliano, S.A. 2004.  Are reproductive tactics determined by local ecology in Romalea microptera (Orthoptera: Acrididae)?   Florida Entomologist 87:119-123
Yee, D.A., Kesavaraju, B., & Juliano, S.A.  2004.  Interspecific differences in feeding behavior and survival under food-limited conditions for larval Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).  Annals of the Entomological Society of America  97: 7
Juliano, S.A., Lounibos, L.P., O’Meara, G.F. 2004.  A field test for competitive effects of Aedes albopictus on Aedes aegypti in South Florida:  Differences between sites of coexistence and exclusion? Oecologia 139:583-593.    © Springer-Verlag
Kesavaraju, B., & Juliano, S. A. 2004. Differential behavioral responses to water-borne cues to predation in two container dwelling mosquitoes.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97:194-201  
Alto,B.W., Lounibos, L. P.& Juliano, S. A..  2003. Age-dependent blood-feeding of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus on artificial and living hosts. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 19:347-352.
Alto, B. W. & Juliano, S. A. 2001.  Precipitation and  temperature effects on populations of Aedes albopictus (Diptera:  Culicidae):  Implications for range expansion. Journal of Medical Entomology 38:646-656   
Daugherty, M. P. & Juliano, S. A. 2001.   Factors influencing the abundance of scirtid beetles in container habitats. Journal of the North American Benthological Association 20:109-117.
Juliano, S. A. 2001. Non-linear curve fitting: Predation and functional response curves. in S. M. Scheiner & J. Gurevitch, eds. Design and analysis of ecological experiments.2nd edition. Oxford Universtiy Press,  pp. 178-196).

Flanagin, V. L., Haase, S. P., & Juliano, S. A. 2000. Effects of growth rates on development to metamorphosis in the lubber grasshopper Romalea microptera. Oecologia 125:162-169.

Daugherty, M. P., B. M. Alto, & S. A. Juliano. 2000  Invertebrate carcasses as a resource for competing Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 37:364-372 
Hatle, J. D., S. A. Juliano, and D. W. Borst.  2000  Juvenile hormone is a marker of the onset of reproductive canalization in lubber grasshoppers. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 30: 821-827
Frankino, W. A. & S. A. Juliano. 1999. Costs of reproduction and geographic variation in the reproductive tactics of the mosquito Aedes triseriatus Oecologia 120:59-68  © Springer-Verlag
Aspbury, A. S. & Juliano, S. A. 1998. Negative effects of drying and prior exploitation on the detritus resource in an ephemeral aquatic habitat. Oecologia 115:137-148.    © Springer-Verlag
Kabissa, J. C. B., Yarro, J. G., Kayumbo, H. Y., & Juliano, S. A. 1997. Functional responses of two chrysopid predators feeding on Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Aphis gossypii (Glover) (Homoptera: Aphididae). Entomophaga 41:141-151
Hechtel, L. J. & Juliano, S. A. 1997. Effects of a predator on prey size at and time to metamorphosis: plastic response by prey or selective mortality? Ecology 78:838-851.  
Williams, F. M. & Juliano, S. A. 1996. Functional responses revisited. Environmental Entomology 25:549-550
Grill, C. P. & Juliano, S. A. 1996 Prediction species interactions based on behaviour: predation and competition in container-dwelling mosquitoes. Journal of Animal Ecology 65:63-76.
Juliano, S. A. 1996. Geographic variation in Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae): temperature dependent effects of a predator on survival of larvae. Environmental Entomology 25:624-631.
Léonard, P. M. & Juliano, S. A. 1995. Effects of leaf litter and density on fitness and population performance of the hole mosquito Aedes triseriatus. Ecological Entomology 20:125-136
Juliano, S. A. & Stoffregen, T. L. 1994. Effect of habitat drying on size at and time to metamorphosis in the tree hole mosquito Aedes triseriatus. Oecologia 97:369-376.

Pearson,D. L. & Juliano, S. A. 1993 Evidence for the influence of historical processes in co- occurrence and diversity of tiger beetle species (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). in R. E. Ricklefs & D. Schluter eds. Historical and Geographical Determinants of Community Diversity University of Chicago Press, pp. 194-204.
Juliano, S. A. & Lawton, J. L. 1990c. Extrinsic vs. intrinsic food shortage and the strengths of feeding links: The effects of density and food availability on feeding rate of Hyphydrus ovatus. Oecologia 83:535-540.