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Publications

Books

D. M. Gordon. 2010. Ant Encounters: Interaction Networks and Colony Behavior. Princeton University Press.

D. M. Gordon. 1999. Ants at Work: how an insect society is organized. Free Press, Simon and Schuster. 2000 paperback, W. W. Norton.

Refereed

2014. Gordon, D.M. The ecology of collective behavior. PloS Biology DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001805 View on PLoS Biology
2013. Gordon, D.M. The rewards of restraint in the collective regulation of foraging by harvester ant colonies. Nature. DOI: 10.1038/nature12137 Nature website
2013. Pringle, E. G., Ackay, E., Raab, T., Dirzo, R., and D. M. Gordon. Water stress strengthens mutualism among ants, trees, and scale insects. PLoS Biology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001705 View on PLoS Biology
2013. Gordon, D. M. and N. E. Heller. The invasive Argentine ant in Northern California reserves: from foraging behavior to local spread. Myrmecological News 19:103-110. Myrmecological News Website
2013. Ingram, K.K., Pilko A., Heer J., and D.M. Gordon. Colony life history and lifetime reproductive success of red harvester ant colonies. Journal of Animal Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12036 PDF
2013. Gordon D. M., Pilko A., DeBortoli N., Ingram K. K. Does an ecological advantage produce the asymmetric lineage ratio in a harvester ant population? Oecologia. DOI 10.1007/s00442-013-2690-z View on Springer Link (open access)
2013. Pinter-Wollman, N., Bala A., Merrell A., Queirolo J., Stumpe M.C., Holmes S., D. M. Gordon. Harvester ants use interactions to regulate forager activation and availability. Animal Behaviour PDF
2013. Gordon, D.M., Dektar, K.N., Pinter-Wollman, N. Harvester ant colony variation in foraging activity and response to humidity. PLoS ONE 8(5): e63363. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063363 View on PLoS ONE
2013. Greene, M.J., Pinter-Wollman, N., and D.M. Gordon. Interactions with combined chemical cues inform harvester ant foragers' decisions to leave the nest in search of food. PLoS ONE 8(1):e52219. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052219 View on PLoS ONE
2013. Sturgis, S.J. and D.M. Gordon. Aggression is task-dependent in the red harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus). Behavioral Ecology 24(2):532-539 PDF
2013. T P Flanagan, N M Pinter-Wollman, M E Moses, D M Gordon. Fast and flexible: Argentine ants recruit from nearby trails. PLoS One: 8(8): e70888. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070888 View on PLoS ONE
2013. Pringle, E. G. and D. M. Gordon. Protection mutualisms and the community: geographic variation in an ant-plant symbiosis and the consequences for herbivores. Sociobiology 60(3): 242-251. DOI: 10.13102/sociobiology.v60i3.242-251 PDF
2012. Fitzgerald, K., Heller, N., and D.M. Gordon. Modeling the spread of the Argentine ant into natural areas: Habitat suitability and spread from neighboring sites. Ecological Modelling 247:262-272. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.07.036 PDF
2012. Gordon, D.M. The dynamics of foraging trails in the tropical arboreal ant Cephalotes goniodontus. PLoS ONE 7(11):e50472. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0050472 View on PLoS ONE
2012. Prabhakar, B., Dektar, K.N., and D.M. Gordon. The regulation of ant colony foraging activity without spatial information. PLoS Computational Biology 8(8):e1002670. DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002670 View on PLoS Computational Biology
2012. Pinter-Wollman, N., Gordon, D.M., and S. Holmes. Nest site and weather affect the personality of harvester ant colonies. Behavioral Ecology 23(5): 1022-1029. doi: 10.1093/beheco/ars066 PDF
2012. Fitzgerald, K., Gordon, D.M. Effects of vegetation cover, presence of a native ant species, and human disturbance on colonization by Argentine Ants. Conservation Biology 26(3): 525-538. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2012.01836.x PDF
2012. Pringle, E., Ramirez, S.R., Bonebrake, T.C., Gordon, D.M., Dirzo, R. Diversification and phylogeographic structure in widespread Azteca plant-ants from the northern Neotropics. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05618.x PDF
2012. Pringle, E., Dirzo, R., and D.M. Gordon. Plant defense, herbivory, and the growth of Cordia alliodora trees and their symbiotic Azteca ant colonies. Oecologia. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2340-x PDF
2012. Sturgis, S., and D.M. Gordon. Nestmate recognition in ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): A review. Myrmecological News 16: 101-110 PDF
2012. Gordon, D. M. What we don't know about the evolution of cooperation in animals. In Cooperation and Its Evolution, Kim Sterelny, Richard Joyce, Brett Calcott, and Ben Fraser, Editors. Cambridge, Massuchesetts, The MIT Press. PDF
2011. Sorrells, T.R., L.Y. Kuritzky, P.G. Kauhanen, K. Fitzgerald, S.J. Sturgis, J. Chen, C.A. Dijamco, K.N. Basurto, and D.M. Gordon. Chemical defense by the native Winter Ant (Prenolepis imparis) against the invasive Argentine Ant (Linepithema humile). PLoS ONE 6(4):e18717. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018717 PDF
2011. Sturgis, S.J., M.J. Green, and D.M. Gordon. Hydrocarbons on harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex barbatus) middens guide foragers to the nest. Journal of Chemical Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10886-011-9947-y PDF
2011. Pinter-Wollman, N., R. Wollman, A. Guetz, S. Holmes, and D.M. Gordon. The effect of individual variation on the structure and function of interaction networks in harvester ants. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2011.0059 PDF
2011. Gordon, D.M. Twitter in the ant nest. Natural History 119(6): 10-41 PDF
2011. Gordon, D.M. The fusion of ecology and behavioral ecology. Behavioral Ecology 22(2): 225-230 PDF
2011. Gordon, D.M., A. Guetz, M.J. Greene, and S. Holmes. Colony variation in the collective regulation of foraging by harvester ants. Behavioral Ecology 22(2): 429-435 PDF
2011. Pringle, E., Dirzo R. and D.M. Gordon. Indirect benefits of symbiotic coccoids for an ant-defended myrmecophytic tree. Ecology 92(1): 37-46 PDF
2009. Suni, S. and D.M. Gordon. Fine-scale genetic structure and dispersal distance in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus. Heredity 104(2):168-173 PDF
2009. Frederickson, M.E. and D.M. Gordon. The intertwined population biology of two Amazonian myrmecophytes and their symbiotic ants. Ecology 90(6):1595-1607 PDF
Earlier publications are available on the next publications page.