Publications

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Refereed Journals

In review

Published

37. Montovan, K. J., Couchoux, C., Jones, L. E., Reeve, H. K., van Nouhuys, S. 2015.
The puzzle of partial resource use by a parasitoid wasp.
The American Naturalist, in press

36. van Nouhuys, S. and Kaplan I. 2014
Editorial overview: Ecology: Beyond a taxonomically-driven approach to describing pattern and process in complex insect communities
Current Opinions in Insect Science, 2: v-vii
(co-guest editor for issue on Community Ecology)

35. Couchoux, C. and van Nouhuys, S. 2014
Effects of intraspecific competition and host-parasitoid developmental timing on foraging behaviour of a parasitoid wasp  
Journal of Insect Behavior 27: 283-301

34. Pinto-Zevallos, D. M., Hellen, H., Hakola, H., van Nouhuys, S., Holopainen, J. K. 2013
Induced defenses of Veronica spicata: Variability in herbivore-induced volatile organic compounds
Phytochemistry Letters 6: 653-656

33. Kraft, T. S. and van Nouhuys, S. 2013
The effect of multi-species host density on superparasitism and sex ratio in a gregarious parasitoid
Ecological Entomology 38: 138-146

32. Saastamoinen, M., Hirai, N., van Nouhuys, S. 2013
Direct and trans-generational responses to food deprivation during development in the Glanville fritillary butterfly
Oecologia, 171: 93-104

31. van Nouhuys, S., Niemikapee S., Hanski, I. 2012
Variation in a host-parasitoid interaction across independent populations
Insects, 3: 1236-1256
Invited paper for a special issue on insect immunity

30. van Nouhuys, S., Reudler, J. H., Biere, A., Harvey, J. A. 2012
Performance of secondary parasitoids on chemically defended and undefended hosts
Basic and Applied Ecology, 13: 241-249

29. van Nouhuys, S. and Kraft, T. S.2012
Indirect interaction between butterflies meditated by a shared pupal parasitoid
Population Ecology, 54: 251-260

28. Reudler, J. H., Biere, A., Harvey, J. A., van Nouhuys, S. 2011
Differential performance of a specialist and two generalist herbivores and their parasitoids on Plantago lanceolata
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 37: 765-778 DOI 10.1007/s10886-011-9983-7

27. Corley, J. C., Villacide, J. M., van Nouhuys, S. 2010
Patch time allocation by a parasitoid: the influence of con-specifics, host abundance and distance to the patch
Joural of Insect Behavior, 23: 431-440 DOI 10.1007/s10905-010-9226-8

26. Castelo, M. K., van Nouhuys, S., Corley, J. C. 2010
Olfactory attraction of the larval parasitoid, Hyposoter horticola, to plants infested with eggs of the host butterfly, Melitaea cinxia
Journal of insect Science, Vol. 10, article 53

25. van Nouhuys, S. and Punju, E. 2010
Coexistence of competing parasitoids: which is the fugitive and where does it hide?
Oikos, 119: 61-70

24. Reudler Talsma, J., Biere, A., Harvey, J. A., van Nouhuys, S. 2008
Oviposition cues for a specialist butterfly: plant chemistry and size
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 34: 2102-1212

23. Reudler Talsma, J., Torri, K. van Nouhuys, S. 2008
Host plant use by the Heath fritillary butterfly, Melitaea athalia: plant habitat, species and chemistry
Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 2: 63-75

22. van Nouhuys, S. and Kaartinen, R. 2008
A parasitoid wasp uses landmarks while monitoring potential resources
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 275: 377-385

21. van Nouhuys, S. and Laine, A-L. 2008
Population dynamics and sex ratio of a parasitoid altered by fungal infected diet of host butterfly
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 275: 787-795

20. Elzinga, J. A., van Nouhuys, S., van Leeuwen, D. J., Biere, A. 2007
Distribution and colonization ability of three parasitoids and their herbivorous host in a fragmented landscape.
Basic and Applied Ecology, 8: 75-88

19. Saastamoinen, M., van Nouhuys, S., Nieminen, M., O’Hara, B., Suomi, J. 2007
Development and survival of a specialist herbivore, Melitaea cinxia, on host plants producing high and low concentrations of iridoid glycosides
Annales Zoologici Fennici, 44: 70-80

18. Tscharntke, T., R. Bommarco, Y. Clough, T. Crist, D. Kleijn, T. Rand, J. Tylianakis, S. van Nouhuys, S.Vidal 2007
Conservation biological control and enemy diversity on a landscape scale
Biological Control, 43: 294-309

17. Harvey, J.A., van Nouhuys, S., Biere, A. 2005
Effects of quantitative variation in allelochemicals in Plantago lanceolata on development of a generalist and a specialist herbivore and their endoparasitoids
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 31: 287-302

16. Kankare, M., Stefanescu, C., van Nouhuys, S., Shaw, M. R. 2005
Host specialization by Cotesia wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitising species-rich Melitaeini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) communities in north-eastern Spain
The Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 86: 45-65

15. Kankare, M., van Nouhuys, S., Gaggiotti, O., Hanski, I. 2005
Metapopulation genetic structure of two coexisting parasitoids of the Glanville fritillary butterfly
Oecologia, 143: 77-84

14. Kankare, M., van Nouhuys, S. Hanski, I. 2005
Genetic divergence among host-specific cryptic species in Cotesia melitaearum agg., a parasitoid of checkerspot butterflies
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 98: 382-394

13. van Nouhuys, S. 2005
Effects of habitat fragmentation at different trophic levels in insect communities
Annales Zoologici Fennici, 42: 433–447

12. van Nouhuys, S, and Ehrnsten, J. 2004
Parasitoid behavior that leads to uniform parasitism of a host available only a few hours per year
Behavioral Ecology, 15: 661-665
See a short summary "Waspish Behavior" Nature (2004) 430:31

11. van Nouhuys, S., and Lei, G. C. 2004
Parasitoid and host metapopulation dynamics: the influence of temperature mediated phenological asynchrony
Journal of Animal Ecology, 73: 526-535

10. Nieminen, M., J. Suomi, S. van Nouhuys, P. Sauri, M. Riekkola 2003
Effect of iridoid glycoside content on oviposition host plant and parasitism in a specialist herbivore
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 29: 823-844

9. van Nouhuys, S., M.C. Singer, M. Nieminen 2003
Spatial and temporal patterns of caterpillar performance and the suitability of two host plant species
Ecological Entomology, 28: 193-202

8. van Nouhuys, S., and Hanski, I. 2002
Colonization rates and distances of a host butterfly and two specific parasitoids in a fragmented landscape
Journal of Animal Ecology, 71: 639-650

7. Hoffmann, M.P., P.R. Ode, D.L. Walker, J. Gardner, S. van Nouhuys & A. M. Shelton. 2001
Performance of Trichogramma ostriniae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) reared on factitious hosts including Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
Biological Control, 21: 1-10

6. van Nouhuys, S. and W.T. Tay. 2001
Causes and consequences of small population size for a specialist parasitoid wasp
Oecologia, 128: 126-133

5. van Nouhuys, S. and I. Hanski 2000
Apparent competition between parasitoids mediated by a shared hyperparasitoid
Ecology Letters, 3: 82-84

4. van Nouhuys, S. and I. Hanski 1999
Host diet affects extinctions and colonizations in a parasitoid metapopulation
Journal of Animal Ecology, 68: 1248-1258

3. van Nouhuys, S. and S. Via 1999
Natural selection and genetic differentiation of behavior between parasitoids from wild and cultivated habitats
Heredity, 83: 127-137

2. Fox L. R., D. K. Letourneau, J. Eisenbach & S. van Nouhuys 1990
Parasitism rate and sex ratios of a parasitoid wasp: Effects of herbivore and plant quality
Oecologia, 83: 414-419

1. Welch C. W., C. Pickel, D. Walsh, S. van Nouhuys 1989
Cyclamen mite control in Strawberries.
California Agriculture, 43(3): 14-18

Chapters in edited volumes

6. Shaw, M. R, Stefanescu, C., van Nouhuys, S. 2009
Parasitoids of European Butterflies in Ecology of Butterflies of Europe (eds. J. Settele, T. G. Shreeve, M. Konvicka & H. Van Dyck)
Cambridge University Press, pp 130-156

5. van Nouhuys, S.
Metapopulation Ecology. 2009
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester.
DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0021905

4. van Nouhuys, S., and Hanski, I. 2005
Metacommunities of butterflies and their parasitoids. In Metacommunities: Spatial Dynamics and Ecological Communities (M. Leibold, R. Holt and M. Holyoak eds.). University of Chicago Press. pp. 99-121

3. van Nouhuys, S.,and Hanski, I. 2004
Natural enemies of checkerspot butterflies. In On the Wings of Checkerspots: A Model System for Population Biology (P. R. Ehrlich & I. Hanski, eds.) Oxford University Press, pp. 161-180

2. Kuussaari, M., van Nouhuys, S., Hellmann, J., Singer, M. C. 2004
Checkerspot butterfly larval biology. In On the Wings of Checkerspots: A Model System for Population Biology (P. R. Ehrlich & I. Hanski, eds.) Oxford University Press, pp. 138-160

1. van Nouhuys, S. and Hanski, I. 2002
Multitrophic interactions in space: metacommunity dynamics in fragmented landscapes. In Multitrophic level interactions (T. Tscharntke & B. A. Hawkins eds.)
Cambridge University Press. pp. 124- 136

Articles in the popular press

van Nouhuys, S. (translated by S. Eriksson) 2012
Steklar som paratiserar på Ängsnätfjärilen.
Finlands Natur, Spring issue