Principal investigator, Assistant Professor
Christina L. Kwapich, PhD
Behavior and ecology of ant societies: Colony organization, production ecology, myrmecophilous crickets and spiders, ant nest architecture.
Instructor: Behavioral Ecology (BIOL. 4/5360), Entomology (BIOL 4/5550), Entomology Lab (BIOL 4/5550L)
PhD Student, Teaching/Research Assistant
Adaptive nest architecture in subterranean ant species.
TA: Principles of Ecology (BIOL.3150), Principles of Biology II (BIOL.1180L)
MS Project Student
Food sharing an signal mimicry between the ant cricket, Myrmecophilus pergandei and its ant hosts.
Undergraduate Honor's Researcher & Lab Research Assistant
Seed storage and processing in the ant Pheidole pilifera. Function of major workers in dimorphic ants.
New myrmecophiles welcome.
Accepting undergraduate, MS, PhD and Postdoctoral Researchers