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Hölldobler B, Kwapich CL (2023). Die Gäste der Ameisen: Wie Myrmecophile mit ihren Wirten interagieren (German Edition). Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany. 487 pages. LINK ISBN 978-3-662-66526-8

Hölldobler B, Kwapich CL (2022). The Guests of Ants: How Myrmecophiles Interact With Their Hosts. Belknap Press, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 576 pages. LINK   ISBN 9780674265516

Martyn TE, Kwapich CL, Kline A, Gornish E (2022). Granivorous ants prefer small and unprotected seeds: Implications for restoration in arid ecosystems. Restoration Ecology. e13759. PDF

Kwapich CL (2022). Do parasitic ant crickets (Myrmecophilidae) mimic ant gasters? Metaleptea. 42(1) 27. LINK

Lundgren EJ, Moeller K, Clyne M, Middleton O, Mahoney S, Kwapich CL (2022). Cicada nymphs dominate American black bear diet in a desert riparian area. Ecology and Evolution. E8577. PDF

Kwapich CL (2021). Green anole (Anolis carolinensis) eggs associated with nest chambers of the trap-jaw ant Odontomachus brunneus, Southeastern Naturalist, 20(4):119-124. PDF

Kwapich CL, Hölldobler B, (2019). Destruction of spiderwebs and rescue of ensnared nestmates by the granivorous desert ant Veromessor pergandei. The American Naturalist. PDF

Kwapich, CL (2019). Ant colonies benefit when nestmates get tangled. American Society of Naturalists forthcoming papers blog.

Hölldobler B, Kwapich CL (2019) Behavior and exocrine glands in the myrmecophilous beetle Dinarda dentata (Gravenhorst, 1806) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210524. PDF

Hölldobler B, Kwapich CL, Haight K (2018). Behavior and exocrine glands of the myrmecophilous beetle Lomechusoides strumosus (Fabricius, 1775) (Formerly Lomechusa strumosa) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleochorinae). PLoS ONE.13(7): e0200309. LINK

Kwapich CL, Valentini G, Hölldobler, B (2018). Non-additive effects of body-size on nest architecture in a polymorphic ant species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 373:1753. PDF doi:10.1098/rstb.2017.0235

Gibson AH, Kwapich CL, Lang M. (2018) Chapter 1: Concepts of Biological Individuality in the Early Twentieth Century. Multilevel Selection and the Theory of Evolution: Historical and Conceptual Issues. Book Chapter, edited by Jeler, Ciprian, Palgrave Pivot Publishing, XI:1-151, ISBN 978-3-319-78676-6


Hölldobler, B., Kwapich, C.L (2017). Amphotis marginata (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) a highwayman of the ant Lasius fuliginosus. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0180847. PDF

Kwapich, C.L., Gadau, J., Hölldobler, B. (2017).  Ecological and genetic basis of annual worker production in a desert seed harvesting ant (Veromessor pergandei). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 71: 110. PDF 

Tschinkel W.R., Kwapich, C.L. (2016). The Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius, relies on germination to consume large seeds. PLoS ONE. PDF


Kwapich, C.L., Tschinkel, W.R. (2016). Limited flexibility and unusual longevity shape forager allocation in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius), Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology,  Special Issue: Integrative Analysis of Division of Labor 10.1007/s00265-015-2039-1 PDF

Tschinkel, W.R., Rink, W.J., Kwapich, C.L. (2015).  Sequential Subterranean Transport of Excavated Sand and Foraged Seeds in Nests of the Harvester Ant, Pogonomyrmex badius. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139922. PDF doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139922

Mason, K., Kwapich, C. L., Tschinkel W.R. (2015). Respiration, Worker Body Size, Tempo and Activity in Whole Colonies of Ants. Physiological Entomology DOI: 10.1111/phen.12099. PDF

Kwapich, C.L. (2014). The influence of  demography, development and death on labor allocation in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius). Doctoral Dissertation. Retrieved from Florida State University digital repository,

Gibson, A. H., Kwapich, C.L., Lang, M. (2013). The Roots of Multilevel Selection Theory: Concepts of Biological Individuality in the Early Twentieth Century. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences. 35:4. PDF

Rink, W.J., Dunbar, J.S., Tschinkel, W.R., Kwapich, C.L., Repp, A., Stanon, W., Thulman, D.K. (2013). Subterranean transport and deposition of quartz by ants in sandy sites relevant to age overestimation in optical luminescence dating.  Journal of Archaeological Science. 40:4, 2217-2226. PDF

Kwapich, C.L., Tschinkel, W.R. (2013). Demography, demand, death and the seasonal allocation of labor in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67, 2011–2027. PDF

Tschinkel, W.R., Murdock, T, King, J.R, Kwapich, C.L. (2012). Ant distribution in relation to ground water in north Florida pine flatwoods. Journal of Insect Science, 12:114. PDF

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