Publications

Research

Echeverri, S. A.; Morehouse, N. I.; Zurek, D. B. (2017) “Control of signaling alignment during the dynamic courtship display of a jumping spider” Behavioral Ecology, 28(6), 1445-145

*Covered by Popular Science: https://www.popsci.com/jumping-spiders-dance-moves

Pruitt, J. N.; Howell, K.; Gladney, S.; Yang, Y.; Lichtenstein, L. L.; Spicer, M. E.; Echeverri, S. A.; Pinter-Wollman, N. (2017) “Behavioral hypervolumes of predator groups and predator-predator interactions shape prey survival rates and selection on prey behaviour” American Naturalist, 189(3), 254-266

Leighton, G.M.; Echeverri, S.; Heinrich, D.; Kolberg, H.; Searcy, W.A. (2015) “Relatedness predicts multiple measures of investment in cooperative nest construction in sociable weavers.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69(11), 1835-1843.

Leighton, G.M.; Echeverri, S. (2015) “Stable isotope signatures reveal cryptic differences in diet of sociable weavers.” Avian Biology Research, 8(2), 104-108.

Leighton, G.M.; **Echeverri, S. **(2015) “Population genomics of sociable weavers reveals considerable admixture among colonies.” Journal of Ornithology, 2015, 157(2), 483-492.

Leighton, G. M.; Echeverri, S. (2014). “Non-linear influence of nest size on thermal buffering of sociable weaver nests and the maintenance of cooperative nest construction.” Avian Biology Research, 7(4), 255–260.

Science Journalism

"Philadelphia has a mysterious critter found nowhere else. Meet the volunteers tracking it.” 2019-08-24, Philadelphia Inquirer

"Earthlings living on Mars? It’s ‘a possibility in our lifetime,’ scientists discover.” 2019-07-31, Philadelphia Inquirer

"Need a boost of creativity? Play Minecraft, researchers find.” 2019-07-25, Philadelphia Inquirer

"Online discrimination linked to real life hate crimes” 2019-07-18, Philadelphia Inquirer

"The amazing spider science of ‘ Spider-Man: Far From Home’ “ 2019-07-12, Philadelphia Inquirer

" ‘Zombie’ cicadas, under the influence of a fungus, are mating until death” 2019-07-06, Philadelphia Inquirer

"Inspired by snails, Penn researchers invent a reversible adhesive strong enough to hold a person” 2019-06-26, Philadelphia Inquirer

Photos of an Australian spider eating a possum went viral. In Philly, spiders can also eat more than their weight.” 2019-06-20, Philadelphia Inquirer

Seeing red in a new light: peacock spider courtship defies our human expectations” 2019-04-23, Evobites

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