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85.  Lampert, E. and M.D. Bowers.  2010. Effects of plant diet on the quality of the generalist, Trichoplusia ni (Noctuidae), as a host for the polyembryonic parasitoid Copidosoma floridanum (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 134:287-295.

84. Jamieson, M. and M.D. Bowers.  2010. Iridoid Glycoside Variation in the Invasive Plant Dalmatian Toadflax, Linaria dalmatica (Plantaginaceae), and Sequestration by the Biological Control Agent Calophasia lunula (Noctuidae).  Journal of Chemical Ecology 36:70-79.

83.  Bennett, A., J. Bever, and M.D. Bowers.  2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi can suppress inducible plant responses and alter plant defensive strategies following herbivory.  Oecologia 160:771-779.

82.  Smilanich, A., L.A. Dyer, J. Chambers, and M.D. Bowers.  2009. Immunological cost of chemical defence and the evolution of herbivore diet breadth.  Ecology Letters 12:612-621.

81.  Nufio, C., Lloyd, K., Bowers, M.D., Guralnick, R.  2009.  Gordon Alexander, Grasshoppers, and Climate Change.  American Entomologist 55:10 - 13.

80.  Bowers, M.D.  2009.  Chemical Defenses in Woolly Bears:  Sequestration and Efficacy against Predators and Parasitoids.  Chapter 5 in:  W. Conner (ed.).  Tiger Moths and Woolly Bears:  Behavior, Ecology and Natrual History of the Arctiidae.  Oxford University Press. Pp. 83-101.

79.  Bowers, M.D. and C. Nufio.  2008.  The Gordon Alexander grasshopper collection:  Newly curated and available on-line.  Newsletter of the Orthopterists’ Society 27(2): 6 - 8.

78.  Barton, K.E. and M.D. Bowers.  2006.  Neighbor species alter resistance phenotypes in Plantago (Plantaginaceae).  Oecologia 150:442-452.

77.  Prudic, K., Oliver, J. and M.D. Bowers.  2005. Soil nutrient effects on oviposition preference, larval performance, and chemical defense of a specialist insect herbivore.  Oecologia 143:578-587.

76.  Fuchs, A. and M.D. Bowers.  2004. Patterns of iridoid glycoside production and induction in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and the importance of plant age.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 30:1723-1742.

75.  Bowers, M.D. 2003.  Coevolution of insects and plants.  In: Encyclopedia of Plant and   Crop Science.  M. Kogan and S. Rao (eds.).  Marcel Dekker Inc.

74.   Bowers, M.D.  2003.  Defensive chemistry and ecology of the Catalpa Sphinx, Ceratomia catalpae (Sphingidae).  Journal of Chemical Ecology 29:2359-2367.

73.   Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers.  2000. Herbivore response to hostplant genotype and presence of predators. Ecological Entomology 25:486-492.

72. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 2000.  Do enemies of herbivores influence plant growth and chemistry? Evidence from a semi-natural experiment.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 26:2367-2386..

71. Jarzomski, C., N.E. Stamp, and M.D. Bowers. 2000.  Effects of nutrients and herbivory on iridoid glycosides and growth of plantain.  Oikos 88:371-379.

70. Darrow, K. and M. D. Bowers. 1999. Effects of nutrition and time on induction of iridoid glycosides in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 25:1427-1440.

69. Theodoratus, D. H. and M.D. Bowers. 1999. Effects of sequestered iridoid glycosides on prey choice of the Prairie Wolf Spider, Lycosa carolinensis (Lycosidae).  Journal of Chemical Ecology 25: 283-295.

68. Ellis, A. and M.D. Bowers. 1998. Effects of diet on growth of buckeye (Junonia coenia) and painted lady (Vanessa cardui) caterpillars in the laboratory and field.  Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 52:65-75.

67. Strohmeyer, H.H., N.E. Stamp, C.M. Jarzomski, M. D. Bowers. 1998. Effects of prey species and prey diet on two invertebrate predators, stinkbugs and jumping spiders.  Ecological Entomology 23:68-79.

66. Bowers, M.D. and N.E. Stamp. 1997. Fate of hostplant iridoid glycosides in larvae of the Nymphalidae and Arctiidae.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 23:2955-2965.

65. Bowers, M.D. and N.E. Stamp. 1997. Effect of hostplant genotype and predators on iridoid glycoside content of pupae of Buckeyes, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae).  Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 25:571-580.

64. Johnston, J., M. D. Bowers, T.A. Ranker. 1997. Iridoid glycoside and allozyme variation within and among populations of Plantago rhodosperma. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 25:581-590.

63. Darrow, K. and M.D. Bowers. 1997. Phenological and population variation in iridoid glycsoides of Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae).  Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 25:1-11.

62. Bowers, M.D. 1996. Variation in iridoid glycosides in Plantago patagonica (Plantaginaceae) in Colorado. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 24:207-210.

61. Dyer, L.A. and M.D. Bowers. 1996. The importance of sequestered iridoid glycosides as defenses against a voracious ant predator. Journal of Chemical Ecology 22:1527-1539.

60. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1996. Consequences for hostplant chemistry and performance of plantain (Plantago lanceolata) when its herbivores are attacked by predatory wasps and stinkbugs. Ecology 77:535-549.

59. Bowers, M.D. and E.H. Williams. 1995. Variable chemical defense in the checkerspot butterfly, Euphydryas gillettii (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Ecological Entomology 20:208-212.

58. De la Fuente, M., L. Dyer, M.D. Bowers. 1995. Catalpol in the hemolymph of buckeye larvae (Junonia coenia, Nymphalidae), acts as a deterrent to ants. Chemoecology 5/6:13-18.

57. Adler, L.S., J. Schmitt, and M.D. Bowers. 1995. Genetic variation in defensive chemistry in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and its effect on the specialist herbivore, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). Oecologia 101:75-85.

56. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1994. Effects of cages, plant age, mechanical clipping and natural herbivory on plantain chemistry. Oecologia 99:66-71.

55. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1994. Effects of temperature and leaf age on development of a generalist herbivore, Spilosoma congrua.  Ecological Entomology 19:199-206.

54. Klockars, G., M.D. Bowers, B.F. Cooney. 1993. Variation in iridoid glycoside content with leaf age in Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and oviposition preference of the buckeye, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae).  Chemoecology 4:72-78.

53. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1993. Presence of predatory wasps and stinkbugs alters foraging behavior of cryptic and non-cryptic caterpillars on plantain (Plantago lanceolata). Oecologia 95:376-384.

52. Mauricio, R., M.D. Bowers, and F.A. Bazzaz.  1993. Pattern of leaf damage affects fitness of the annual plant, Raphanus sativus  (Brassicaceae). Ecology 74:2066-2071.

51. Bowers, M.D. and N.E. Stamp. 1993. Effects of plant age, genotype, and herbivory on Plantago performance and chemistry.  Ecology 74:1778-1791.

50. Bowers, M.D., K. Boockvar, S.K. Collinge. 1993. Iridoid glycosides of Chelone glabra (Scrophulariaceae) and their sequestration by larvae of a sawfly J. Chem. Ecol. 19: 815-823.

49. Bowers, M.D. 1993. Aposematic Caterpillars: Lifestyles of the Unpalatable and Warningly Colored.  In: N. Stamp and T. Casey (eds.) Caterpillars:  Ecological and Evolutionary Constraints on Foraging.  Chapman and Hall.  pp. 331-371.

48. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1992. Behavior of specialist and generalist caterpillars on plantain (Plantago lanceolata) altered by predatory stinkbugs. Oecologia 92:596-602.

47. Bowers, M.D. S.K. Collinge, S.E. Gamble, and J. Schmitt. 1992. Effects of genotype, habitat and seasonal variation on iridoid glycoside content of Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and the implications for insect herbivores. Oecologia 91:201-207.

46. Stamp, N.E. and Bowers, M.D. 1992. Behavior of specialist and generalist caterpillars on plaintain, Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae).  Ecological Entomology 17:273-279.

45. Fajer, E.D., M.D. Bowers, and F.A. Bazzaz. 1992. The effects of nutrients and enriched CO2 environments on production of carbon-based allelochemicals in Plantago: a test of the carbon/nutrient balance hypothesis. American Naturalist 140:707-723.

44. Bowers, M.D. and Stamp, N.E. 1992. Chemical variation within and between individuals of Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:985-995.

43. Bowers, M.D. and S.K. Collinge. 1992. Sequestration and metabolism of iridoid glycosides by larvae of the Buckeye, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:817-831.

42. Bowers. M.D. 1992. Evolution of unpalatability and the cost of chemical defense in insects. In: M. Isman and B. Roitberg (eds.). Chemical Ecology of Insect-Plant Interactions.  Chapman and Hall, New York.  pp. 216-244.

41. Bowers, M.D., N.E. Stamp, and S.K. Collinge. 1992. Early stage of host range expansion in a specialist insect, Euphydryas phaeton (Nymphalidae). Ecology 73:526-536.

40. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1991. Indirect effects of invertebrate predators on caterpillars and their foraging patterns. Oecologia 88:325-330.

39. Bowers, M.D. 1991. The Iridoid glycosides. In: G. Rosenthal and M. Berenbaum (eds.). Herbivores: their Interaction with Plant Secondary Metabolites (2nd ed.). pp. 297-325.

38. Bowers, M.D., N.E. Stamp, and E.D. Fajer. 1991. Factors affecting calculation of nutritional indices for foliage feeding insects: an experimental approach. Entomologia Experimentalis & Applicada 61:101-116.

37. Fajer, E.D., M.D. Bowers, and F.A. Bazzaz. 1991. Performance and allocation patterns of the perennial herb, Plantago lanceolata, in response to simulated herbivory and an elevated CO2 environment.  Oecologia 87:37-42.

36. Fajer, E.D., M.D. Bowers, and F.A. Bazzaz. 1991. The effects of enriched CO2 atmospheres on insect herbivores. Ecology 72:751-754.

35. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1990. Body temperature, behavior and growth of early-spring caterpillars (Hemileuca lucina: Saturniidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 44:143-155.

34. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1990. Parasitism of buckmoth caterpillars (Hemileuca lucina: Saturniidae) by tachinid flies. Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society 44:199-200.

33. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1990. Phenology of nutritional differences between new and mature leaves and its effect on caterpillar growth. Ecological Entomology 15:447-454.

32. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1990. Variation in food quality and temperature constrain foraging of gregarious caterpillars. Ecology 71:1031-1039.

31. Mauricio, R. and M.D. Bowers. 1990. Do caterpillars disperse their damage?: Foraging behaviour of Euphydryas phaeton (Nymphalidae) and Pieris rapae (Pieridae) on their hostplants. Ecological Entomology 15:153-161.

30. Bowers, M.D. and S.D. Farley. 1990. The behaviour of gray jays (Perisoreus canadensis) towards palatable and unpalatable Lepidoptera.  Animal Behaviour 39:699-705.

29. Bowers, M.D. 1990. Recycling plant allelochemicals for insect defense. In: J. Brown, J.O. Schmidt and D.L. Evans (eds.). Insect Defenses. SUNY Press. pages 353-386.

28. Belofsky, G., M.D. Bowers, S. Janzen, and F.R. Stermitz. 1989. Iridoid glycosides of Aureolaria flava (Scrophulariaceae) and their sequestration by Euphydryas phaeton (Nymphalidae) butterflies. Phytochemistry 28:1601-1604.

27. Bowers, M.D. and G.M. Puttick. 1989. Iridoid glycosides and insect feeding preferences: gypsy moths, Lymantria dispar (Lymantriidae) and Buckeyes, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). Ecol. Entomol. 14:247-256.

26. Fajer, E.D., M. D. Bowers, and F.A. Bazzaz. 1989. The effects of enriched carbon dioxide atmospheres on plant/insect herbivore interactions. Science 243:1198-1200.

25. Bowers, M.D. and Z. Larin. 1989. Acquired chemical defense in the lycaenid butterfly, Eumaeus atala. J. Chem. Ecol. 15:1133-1146.

24. Cornell, J.D., N.E. Stamp and M.D. Bowers. 1988. Variation and developmental change in activity of gregarious caterpillars, Hemileuca lucina (Saturniidae) Psyche 95:45-58.

23. Bowers, M.D. 1988. Chemistry and coevolution: Iridoid glycosides, plants and herbivorous insects. In: Chemical Mediation of Coevolution. K Spencer (ed.). Academic Press. pp. 133-165.

22. Bowers. M.D. 1988. Plant allelochemistry and mimicry. In: P. Barbosa and D. Letourneaux (eds.). Novel Aspects of Plant-Insect Interactions. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 273-311.

21. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1988. Direct and indirect effects of predatory wasps on gregarious larvae of the buckmoth, Hemileuca lucina (Saturniidae). Oecologia 75:619-624.

20. Pereyra, P. and M.D. Bowers. 1988. Iridoid glycosides as oviposition stimulants for the buckeye, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 14:917-928.

19. Puttick, G.M. and M.D. Bowers. 1988. The effect of iridoid glycosides on growth, survival, and food choice of the armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 14:335-351.

18. Bowers, M.D. and G.M. Puttick. 1988. The effect of qualitative variation in iridoid glycosides on generalist and specialist lepidopteran herbivores. J. Chem. Ecol. 14:319-334.

17. Bowers, M.D. and N.E. Stamp. 1987. Patterns of oviposition in Hemileuca lucina (Saturniidae). J. Lepid. Soc. 41:131-140.

16. Williams, E.H. and M.D. Bowers. 1987. Oviposition and larval hostplant use in the montane checkerspot, Euphydryas gillettii (Nymphalidae). Am. Midl. Natur. 118:153-161.

15. Cornell, J.C., N.E. Stamp, and M.D. Bowers. 1987. Developmental change in aggregation, defense and escape bhavior of buckmoth caterpillars, Hemileuca lucina (Saturniidae). Behav. Ecol. and Sociobiol. 20:383-388.

14. Bowers, M.D., R. Crabtree, S. Harrison, C. Sobrevilla, M. Wells, and L. Wolfe. 1987. Predation on Anartia fatima (Nymphalidae) in Costa Rica. J. Lepid. Soc. 41:75-76.

13. Stamp, N.E. and M.D. Bowers. 1986. Growth of the buckmoths Hemileuca lucina and H. maia (Saturniidae) on their own and on each other's hostplants. J. Lepid. Soc. 40:214-217.

12. Bowers, M.D. 1986. Population differences in larval hostplant use in a checkerspot butterfly. Ent. Exp. & Appl. 40:61069.

11. Bowers, M.D. and G.M. Puttick. 1986. The fate of ingested iridoid glycosides in lepidopteran herbivores. J. Chem. Ecol. 12:169-178.

10. Bowers, M.D., I. L. Brown, and D. Wheye. 1985. Bird predation as a selective agent in a butterfly population. Evolution 39:93-103.

9. Bowers, M.D. 1985. Larval hostplant choice in checkerspot butterflies: Euphydryas chalcedona, E. colon, and hybrids. Psyche 92:39-48.

8. Bowers, M.D. 1984. Iridoid glycosides and hostplant specificity in larvae of the buckeye butterfly, Junonia coenia (Nymphalidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 10:1567-1577.

7. Bowers, M.D. 1983.  Iridoid glycosides and larval hostplant specificity in checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas, Nymphalidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 9:475-493.

6. Bowers, M.D. 1983.  Mimicry in North American checkerspot butterflies: Chlosyne harrissii, a Batesian mimic of Euphydryas phaeton (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).  Ecol. Entomol. 8:1-8.

5. Bowers, M.D. 1981.  Unpalatability as a defense strategy of western checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas, Nymphalidae). Evolution 35:367-375.

4. Bowers, M.D. 1980.  Unpalatability as a defense strategy of Euphydryas phaeton (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).  Evolution 34:586-600.

3. Bowers, M.D. and D. C. Wiernasz. 1979. Avian predation on the palatable butterfly, Cercyonis pegala (Satyridae). Ecol. Entomol. 4:205-209.

2. Bowers, M.D. 1978.  Over-wintering behavior in Euphydryas phaeton (Nymphalidae).  J. Lepid. Soc. 32:282-288.

1. Bowers, M.D. 1978.  Observations on Erora laeta (Lycaenidae) in New Hampshire.  J. Lepid. Soc. 32:140-141.


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