Publications

Books

  Book

Sociobiology of Communication (2008) (PDF) Edited by P. D’Ettorre & David P. Hughes More information about the book can be found on the Oxford University Press website.

  Hughes Book Cover Host Manipulation by Parasites (2012) (PDF) Edited by David P. Hughes, Jacques Brodeur, and Frédéric Thomas Preface by Richard Dawkins, University of Oxford, UK More information about the book can be found on the  Oxford University Press website  

Pre-Print Works

Gracia, Emilia S., de Bekker, Charissa, Russell, Jim, Manlove, Kezia, Hanks, Ephraim, Hughes, David P. (2014). Within the fortress: a specialized parasite of ants is not evicted. BioRxiv, 1-13. doi: 10.1101/002501 (PDF) Loreto, Raquel G., Elliot, Simon L., Freitas, Mayara L.R., Periera, Thairine M., Hughes, David P. (2014). 3D mapping of disease in ant societies reveals a strategy of a specialized parasite. BioRxiv, 1-24. doi:10.1101/003574 (PDF) Quevillon, Lauren E., Hanks, Ephraim M., Bansal, Schweta, Hughes, David P. (2014). Social, spatial and temporal segregation in an ant society. BioRxiv, 1-23. doi:10.1101/002519 (PDF)  

Contributions to the Literature

Loreto, R.G., Elliot, S.L., Freitas, M.L.R., Pereira, T.M., Hughes, D.P. (2014). Long-Term Disease Dynamics for a Specialized Parasite of Ant Societies: A Field Study. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e103516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103516 (PDF) De Bekker, C., Quevillon, L., Smith, P., Fleming, K., Ghosh, D., Patterson, A., & Hughes, D.P. (2014). Species-specific ant brain manipulation by a specialized fungal parasite. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(166). (PDF) Loreto RG, Hart A, Pereira TM, Freitas ML, Hughes DP, Elliot SL (2013) Foraging ants trade off further  for faster: use of natural bridges and trunk-trail permanency in carpenter ants.  Naturwissenschaften  Vol 100 Issue 10 pp 957-963 (PDF) De Bekker, C., Smith, P., Patterson, A., Hughes, D.P., & Jacobsen, I. (2013). Metabolomics Reveals the Heterogeneous Secretome of Two Entomopathogenic Fungi to Ex Vivo Cultured Insect Tissues. PLoS ONE, 8(8), E70609-E70609. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070609 (PDF) Maure, F., Brodeur, J., Hughes, D.P., & Thomas, F. (2012). How much energy should manipulative parasites leave to their hosts to ensure altered behaviours? Journal of Experimental Biology, 216, 43-46. (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2013). Pathways to understanding the extended phenotype of parasites in their hosts. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216, 142-147. (PDF) Andersen, S., Ferrari, M., Evans, H., Elliot, S., Boomsma, J., Hughes, D.P., & Marshall, J. (2012). Disease Dynamics in a Specialized Parasite of Ant Societies. PLoS ONE, 7(5), E36352-E36352. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036352 (PDF) Andersen, S., & Hughes, D.P. (2012). Host specificity of parasite manipulation: Zombie ant death location in Thailand vs. Brazil. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 5(2), 163-165. (PDF) Evans, H., Elliot, S., and Hughes, D.P. (2011). Ophiocordyceps unilateralis: A keystone species for unraveling ecosystem functioning and biodiversity of fungi in tropical forests? Communicative & Integrative Biology, 4(5), 598-602. (PDF) Hoover, K., Grove, M., Gardner, M., Hughes, D.P., McNeil, J., & Slavicek, J. (2011). A Gene For An Extended Phenotype. Science, 333(1401). This paper has been designated a Faculty of 1000 Must Read Factor 8 (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Andersen, S., Hywel-Jones, N., Himaman, W., Billen, J., & Boomsma, J. (2011). Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection. BMC Ecology, 11(3). doi:10.1186/1472-6785-11-1 (PDF) Evans, H., Elliot, S., Hughes, D.P., & Moreau, C. (2011). Hidden Diversity Behind The Zombie-Ant Fungus Ophiocordyceps Unilateralis: Four New Species Described From Carpenter Ants In Minas Gerais, Brazil. PLoS ONE, 6(3), E17024-E17024. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017024 (PDF) Semenova, T., Hughes, D.P., Boomsma, J., & Schiøtt, M. (2011). Evolutionary patterns of proteinase activity in attine ant fungus gardens. BMC Microbiology, 11(15). doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-15 (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2011). Recent developments in sociobiology and the scientific method. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 26(2), 57-58. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Wappler, T., & Labandeira, C. (2011). Ancient death-grip leaf scars reveal ant-fungal parasitism. Biology Letters, 7(1), 67-70. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2010.0521 (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2010). A philosophical view of biology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 25(7), 384-385. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2010.04.006 (PDF) Andersen, S., Gerritsma, S., Yusah, K., Mayntz, D., Hywel‐Jones, N.L., Billen, J., Boomsma, J.J., Hughes, D.P. (2009). The Life Of A Dead Ant: The Expression Of An Adaptive Extended Phenotype. The American Naturalist, 174(3), 424-433. doi:10.1086/603640 (PDF) Pontoppidan, M., Himaman, W., Hywel-Jones, N., Boomsma, J., Hughes, D.P., & Dornhaus, A. (2009). Graveyards On The Move: The Spatio-Temporal Distribution Of Dead Ophiocordyceps-Infected Ants. PLoS ONE, 4(3), E4835-E4835. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004835 (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2009). Altruists since life began: The superorganism view of life. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24(8), 417-418. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Evans, H., Hywel-Jones, N., Boomsma, J., & Armitage, S. (2009). Novel Fungal Disease In Complex Leaf-cutting Ant Societies. Ecological Entomology, 34(2), 214-220. (PDF) Lefevre, T., S. Adamo, D.G. Biron, D. Misee, *D.P. Hughes & F. Thomas. (2009). Invasion of the Body Snatchers: The Diversity and Evolution of Manipulative Strategies in Host–Parasite Interactions. Advances in Parasitology, 68, 45–83. (PDF) Cremer, S., Ugelvig, L.V., Drijfhout, F.P., Schlick-Steiner, B.C., Seifert, B., Hughes, D.P., Schultz, A., Petersen, K.S., Konrad, H., Stauffer, C., Kiran, K., Espadaler, X., d'Ettorre, P., Aktaç, N., Eilenberg, J., Jones, G.R., Nash, D.R., Pedersen, J.S., Boomsma, J.J. (2008). The Evolution of Invasiveness in Garden Ants. PLoS ONE 3(12): e3838 (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Pierce, N., & Boomsma, J. (2008). Social insect symbionts: Evolution in homeostatic fortresses. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 23(12), 672-677. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Kronauer, D., & Boomsma, J. (2008). Extended Phenotype: Nematodes Turn Ants into Bird-Dispersed Fruits. Current Biology, 18(7), R294-R295. (PDF) Sanchez, M., Ponton, F., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Hughes, D.P., Misse, D., & Thomas, F. (2008). Two steps to suicide in crickets harbouring hairworms. Animal Behaviour, 76(5), 1621-1624. (PDF) Sánchez, M., Ponton, F., Missé, D., Hughes, D.P., & Thomas, F. (2008). Hairworm response to notonectid attacks. Animal Behaviour, 75(3), 823-826. (PDF) Hughes, D.P. & S. Cremer. (2007). Plasticity in anti-parasite behaviours and its suggested role in invasion biology. Animal Behaviour, 74(5), 1593–1599. (PDF) Lefèvre, T., Sanchez, M., Ponton, F., Hughes, D.P., & Thomas, F. (2007). Virulence and resistance in malaria: Who drives the outcome of the infection? Trends in Parasitology, 23(7), 299-302. (PDF) Ponton, F., Lebarbenchon, C., Lefèvre, T., Thomas, F., Duneau, D., Marché, L., Renault, L., Hughes, D.P., Biron, D.G. (2006). Hairworm anti-predator strategy: A study of causes and consequences. Parasitology, 133(5), 631-638. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., & Boomsma, J. (2006). Muscling out malaria. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 21(10), 533-534. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2006.07.010 (PDF) Ponton, F., Lebarbenchon, C., Lefèvre, T., Biron, D., Duneau, D., Hughes, D.P., & Thomas, F. (2006). Parasitology: Parasite survives predation on its host. Nature, 440(756), 756-756. doi:10.1038/440756a (PDF) Kathirithamby, J., & Hughes, D.P. (2006). Description and biological notes of the first species of Xenos (Strepsiptera:Stylopidae) parasitic in Polistes carnifex (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in Mexico. Zootaxa, 1104, 35-45. (PDF) Hughes, D.P. & Kathirithamby, J. (2005). Cost of strepsipteran macroparasitism for immature wasps: does sociality modulate virulence? Oikos, 110, 428-434. (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2005). Parasitic Manipulation: a social context. Behavioural Processes, 68(3), 263–266. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Kathirithamby, J. & Beani, L. (2004). Prevalence of the parasite Strepsiptera in adult Polistes wasps: field collections and literature overview. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, 16, 363-375. (PDF) Johnston, S.J., Ross, L., Beani, L., Hughes, D.P. & Kathirithamby, J. (2004). Tiny genomes and endoreduplication in Strepsiptera. Insect Molecular Biology, 13(6), 581–585. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Kathirithamby, J., Turillazzi, S. & Beani, L. (2004). Social wasps desert the colony and aggregate outside if parasitized: parasite manipulation? Behavioural Ecology, 15(6), 1037–1043. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Pamilo, P. & Kathirithamby, J. (2004). Horizontal transmission of Wolbachia by strepsipteran endoparasites? A reply to Noda et al. 2001. Molecular Ecology, 13(2), 507–509. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Moya-Raygoza, G. & Kathirithamby, J. (2003). The first record among Dolichodernae (Formicidae) of parasitism by Strepsiptera. Insectes Sociaux, 50(2), 148–150. (PDF) Hughes, D.P., Beani, L., Turillazzi, S. & Kathirithamby, J. (2003). Prevalence of the parasite Strepsiptera in Polistes as detected by dissection of immatures. Insectes Sociaux, 50(1), 62–68. (PDF) Hughes, D.P. (2002). The value of a broad mind: some natural history meanderings of W.D. Hamilton. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, 14(2), 83–89. (PDF) Kathirithamby, J. & Hughes, D.P. (2002). Caenocholax fenyesi Pierce (Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae) parasitic in Camponotus planatus Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mexico: is this its original host? Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 95(5), 558–563. (PDF)  

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