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Manns S., Holley J. M., Hemmings Z. & Andrew N. R. (accepted 21st July 2020) Behavioural ecology and secondary seed dispersal by roller dung beetles, Sisyphus rubrus (Paschaladis, 1974) and Sisyphus spinipes (Thunberg, 1818) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin.


De Souza-Vilela J., Andronicos N. M., Kolakshyapati M., Hilliar M., Sibanda T., Andrew N. R., Wilkinson S. & Ruhnke I. (accepted 7th August 2020) Black Soldier Fly larvae in broiler diets improve broiler performance and modulate the immune system. Animal Nutrition.


Westgate M., Barton P. S., Lindenmayer D. B. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Quantifying shifts in topic popularity over 44 years of Austral Ecology. Austral Ecology 45, 663-71.


Pokhrel M. R., Cairns S. C. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Dung beetle species introductions: when an ecosystem service provider transforms into an invasive species. PeerJ 8, e9872.


Ovaskainen O., Abrego N., Somervuo P., Palorinne I., Hardwick B., Pitkänen J.-M., Andrew N. R., Niklaus P. A., Schmidt N. M., Seibold S., Vogt J., Evgeny V Z., Hebert P. D. N., Roslin T. & Ivanova N. V. (2020) Monitoring fungal communities with the Global Spore Sampling Project. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 511.


Moser A., Brown W., Bizo L. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Dogs detect live insects after training with odour-proxy training aids: scent extract and dead specimens. Chemical Senses 45, 179-86.


Holley J. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Warming effects on dung beetle ecosystem services: brood production and dung burial by a tunnelling dung beetle, Onthophagus taurus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) is reduced by experimental warming. Austral Entomology 59, 353-67.


Hill S. J., Silcocks S. C. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Impacts of temperature on metabolic rates of adult Extatosoma tiaratum reared on different host plant species. Physiological Entomology 45, 7-15.


Betz A. & Andrew N. R. (2020) Influence of non-lethal doses of natural insecticides Spinetoram and Azadirachtin on Helicoverpa punctigera (Native Budworm, Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) under laboratory conditions. Frontiers in Physiology 11, 1089.


Andrew N. R. (2020) Design flaws and poor language: Two key reasons why manuscripts get rejected from Austral Ecology across all countries between  2017 and 2020. Austral Ecology 45, 505-9.


Barlow, M., Bicknell, R. & Andrew, N.R. (2020) Cuticular microstructure of Australian ant mandibles confirms common appendage construction. Acta Zoologica, 101,260-270.


Jeliazkov A., Mijatovic D., Andrew N. R., Arlettaz R., Barbaro L., Barsoum N., Bartonova A., Belskaya E., Bonada N., Brind'Amour A., Carvalho R., Castro H., Chmura D., Choler P., Chong-Seng K., Cleary D., Cormont A., Cornwell W., Campos R. d., Voogd N. d., Doledec S., Drew J., Dziock F., Eallonardo A., Farneda F., Hernandez D. F., Frenette-Dussault C., Guillaume F., Gallardo B., Gibb H., Gonçalves-Souza T., Higuti J., Humbert J.-Y., Krasnov B., Saux E. L., Lindo Z., Lpez-Baucells A., Lowe E., Marteinsdottir B., Martens K., Meffert P., Mellado-Díaz A., Menz M., Meyer C., Mouillot D., Ossola A., Pakeman R., Pavoine S., Pekin B., Pino J., Pocheville A., Pomati F., Poschlod P., Prentice H., Purschke O., Raevel V., Miranda J. R., Reitalu T., Renema W., Ribera I., Robinson N., Robroek B., Rocha R., Shieh S.-H., Spake R., Staniaszek-Kik M., Stanko M., Tejerina-Garro F. L., Braak C. t., Urban M., Klink R. v., Villeger S., Wegman R., Westgate M., Wolff J., Żarnowiec J., Zolotarev M. & Chase J. (2020) A global database for metaCommunity Ecology: Species, Traits, Environment and Space. Scientific Data 7, 6.




O'Hanlon J. C., Hill S. J. & Andrew N. R. (2019) Using devitalised seeds in myrmecological research. Austral Entomology 58, 805-9.


Mooney T. J., Wasley J., Raymond B., Andrew N. R. & King C. K. (2019) Response of the native springtail Parisotoma insularis to diesel fuel contaminated soils under field-realistic exposure conditions at subantarctic Macquarie Island. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 15, 565-74.


McGeoch M. A., Latombe G., Andrew N. R., Nakagawa S., Nipperess D., Roige M., Marzinelli E. M., Campbell A. H., Verges A., Thomas T., Steinberg P. D., Selwood K. E., Henriksen M. & Hui C. (2019) Measuring continuous compositional change using decline and decay in zeta diversity. Ecology 100, e02832.


Gross C. L., Whitehead J. D., Mackay E. S. G., Mackay K. D., Andrew N. R. & Paini D. (2019) Interactions between two species of recently-sympatric invasive honeybees – Apis cerana induces aggression in Apis mellifera during foraging. Biological Invasions. 20, 3697–706.


de Sousa-Vilela J., Andrew N. R. & Ruhnke I. (2019) Insect protein in animal nutrition. Animal Production Science 59, 2029-36.


Al-Kindi K. M., Kwan P., Andrew N. R. & Welch M. (2019) Modelling the potential effects of climate factors on Dubas bug (Ommatissus lybicus) presence/absence and its infestation rate:  A case study from Oman. Pest Management Science 75, 3039-49.


Holley, J. & Andrew, N.R. (2019) Experimental warming alters the relative survival and emigration of two dung beetle species from an Australian dung pat community. Austral Ecology, 44, 800-811.


Holley, J. & Andrew, N.R. (2019) Experimental warming disrupts reproduction and dung burial by a ball rolling dung beetle. Ecological Entomology, 44, 206-16.


Andrew, N.R., Miller, C., Hall, G., Hemmings, Z. & Oliver, I. (2019) Aridity and land use negatively influence a dominant species’ upper critical thermal limits. PeerJ, 6, e6252.


Hoffmann, A.A., Rymer, P.D., Byrne, M., Ruthof, K.X., Whinam, J., McGeoch, M., Bergstrom, D.M., Guerin, G.R., Sparrow, B., Joseph, L., Hill, S.J., Andrew, N.R., Camac, J., Bell, N., Riegler, M., Gardner, J.L. & Williams, S.E. (2019) Impacts of recent climate change on terrestrial flora and fauna: Some emerging Australian examples. Austral Ecology, 44, 1-23.




Harris, R.M.B., Beaumont, L.J., Vance, T.R., Tozer, C.R., Remenyi, T.A., Perkins-Kirkpatrick, S.E., Mitchell, P.J., Nicotra, A.B., McGregor, S., Andrew, N.R., Letnic, M., Kearney, M.R., Wernberg, T., Hutley, L.B., Chambers, L.E., Fletcher, M.S., Keatley, M.R., Woodward, C.A., Williamson, G., Duke, N.C. & Bowman, D.M.J.S. (2018) Biological responses to the press and pulse of climate trends and extreme events. Nature Climate Change, 8, 579-587.



Al-Kindi, K.M., Al-Wahaibi, A.K., Kwan, P., Andrew, N.R., Welch, M., Al-Oufi, M., Al-Hinai, Z., 2018. Predicting the potential geographical distribution of parasitic natural enemies of the Dubas bug (Ommatissus lybicus de Bergevin) using geographic information systems. Ecology and Evolution 8, 8297-8310.


Perston, Y., Andrew, N.R. & McDonald, P.G. (2018) Implications of climate change on the behaviour and activity of a ubiquitous insect species, Iridomyrmex purpureus. General and Applied Entomology, 46, 1-9.




Andrew, N.R. & Hill, S.J. (2017) Effect of climate change on insect pest management. Pest Management within the Environment: Challenges for Agronomists, Ecologists, Economists and Policymakers (eds E. Wajnberg & M. Coll). Wiley. pp. 197-223. ISBN: 9781119255550.


Roslin T., Hardwick B., Novotny V., Petry W. K., Andrew N. R., Asmus A., Barrio I. C., Basset Y., Boesing A. L., Bonebrake T. C., Cameron E. K., Dáttilo W., Donoso D. A., Drozd P., Gray C. L., Hik D. S., Hill S. J., Hopkins T., Huang S., Koane B., Laird-Hopkins B., Laukkanen L., Lewis O. T., Milne S., Mwesige I., Nakamura A., Nell C. S., Nichols E., Prokurat A., Sam K., Schmidt N. M., Slade A., Slade V., Suchanková A., Teder T., van Nouhuys S., Vandvik V., Weissflog A., Zhukovich V. & Slade E. M. (2017) Higher predation risk for insect prey at low latitudes and elevations. Science 356, 742-4.


Review of paper by Clare Stawski in JEB


Hemmings, Z. & Andrew, N.R., (2017) The effects of microclimate and species identity on body temperature, and thermal tolerance, of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Austral Entomology. 56, 104-114. doi: 10.1111/aen.12215


Al-Kindi K. M., Kwan P., Andrew N. R. & Welch M. (2017) Remote sensing and spatial statistical techniques for modelling Ommatissus lybicus (Hemiptera: Tropiduchidae) habitat and population densities. PeerJ 5:e3752


Al-Kindi K. M., Kwan P., Andrew N. R. & Welch M. (2017) Impacts of human-related practices on Ommatissus lybicus infestations of date palm in Oman. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171103.


Al-Kindi, K.M., Kwan, P., Andrew, N.R., Welch, M. (2017) Modelling spatiotemporal patterns of dubas bug infestations on date palms in northern Oman: A geographical information system case study. Crop Protection. 93:113-121. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2016.11.033


Nooten, S.S., Andrew, N.R., 2017. Transplant Experiments - a powerful method to study climate change impacts. Global Climate Change and Terrestrial Invertebrates. (eds S.N. Johnson and T. H. Jones) John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, pp. 46-68. ISBN: 9781119070900.



Andrew, N.R., Ghaedi, B. & Groenewald, B., 2016. The role of nest surface temperatures and the brain in influencing ant metabolic rates. Journal of Thermal Biology. 60, 132-139. doi: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2016.07.010


Ghaedi, B. & Andrew, N.R., 2016. The physiological consequences of varied heat exposure events in adult Myzus persicae: a single prolonged exposure compared to repeated shorter exposures. PeerJ. 4, e2290. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2290.


Oliver, I., Dorrough, J., Doherty, H., & Andrew, N.R.,. 2016. Additive and synergistic effects of land cover, land use and climate on insect biodiversity. Landscape Ecology. 31, 2415-2431. doi: 10.1007/s10980-016-0411-9.


Rothsey, S.C. & Andrew, N.R., 2016. Orientation of the beach hopper Notorchestia sp. (Amphipoda: Talitridae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 36, 475-484. doi: 10.1163/1937240X-00002452


Rothsey, S.C. & Andrew, N.R., 2016. The response of the wash zone amphipod, Urohaustorius sp. (Amphipoda: Talitridae), to light, gravity, slope, and magnetic fields. Journal of Crustacean Biology 36, 485-494. doi: 10.1163/1937240X-00002453.



Chanthy P., Martin B., Gunning R. & Andrew N. R. (2015) Influence of temperature and humidity regimes on the developmental stages of Green Vegetable Bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from inland and coastal populations in Australia. General and Applied Entomology, 43, 37-55.


Gia, M.H. & Andrew, N.R. (2015) Performance of the cabbage aphid Brevicoryne brassicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on canola varieties. General and Applied Entomology, 43, 1-10.


Gibb H., Stoklosa J., Warton D. I., Brown A. D., Andrew N. R. & Cunningham S. A. (2015) Does morphology predict trophic position and habitat use of ant species and assemblages? Oecologia, 177, 519-531. doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3101-9


Gibb H., Muscat D., Binns M., Silvey C. J., Peters R. A., Warton D. I. & Andrew N. R. (2015) Responses of foliage-living spider assemblage composition and traits to an environmental gradient in Themeda grasslands. Austral Ecology, 40, 225-237. doi: 10.1111/aec.12195



Brown, A.M., Warton, D.I., Andrew, N.R., Binns, M., Cassis, G. & Gibb, H. (2014) The fourth-corner solution – using predictive models to understand how species traits interact with the environment. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5​, 344-352. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12163


Holwell, G. & Andrew, N.R. (2014) Protecting the small majority: insect conservation in Australia and New Zealand. Austral Ark: the state of wildlife and conservation in Australasia (eds A. Stow & G. Holwell). Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9781107033542. Chapter doi:10.1017/CBO9781139519960.016


Lambert K. T. A., Andrew N. R. & McDonald P. G. M. (2014) The influence of avian biodiversity and a weedy understorey on canopy arthropod assembly. Open Journal of Ecology 4, 1003. doi 10.4236/oje.2014.416083


Nguyen, C., Bahar, H., Baker, G. & Andrew, N.R. (2014) Thermal tolerance limits of diamondback moth in ramping and plunging assays. PLoS ONE, 9, e87535. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087535


Nooten, S.S., Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2014) Potential impacts of climate change on insect communities: a transplant experiment. PLoS ONE, 9, e85987. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085987


​Yates, M.L., Andrew, N.R., Binns, M. & Gibb, H. (2014) Morphological traits: predictable responses to macrohabitats across a 300 km scale. PeerJ, 2, e271. doi: 10.7717/peerj.271



Andrew, N.R., Hart, R.A., Jung, M.-P., Hemmings, Z. & Terblanche, J.S. (2013a) Can temperate insects take the heat? A case study of the physiological and behavioural responses in a common ant, Iridomyrmex purpureus (Formicidae), with potential climate change. Journal of Insect Physiology, 59, 870-880. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2013.06.003


Andrew, N.R., Hill, S.J., Binns, M., Bahar, M.H., Ridley, E.V., Jung, M.-P., Fyfe, C., Yates, M. & Khusro, M. (2013b) Assessing insect responses to climate change: What are we testing for? Where should we be heading? PeerJ, 1, e11. doi: 10.7717/peerj.11


Andrew, N.R. (2013) Population dynamics of insects: impacts of a changing climate. The Balance of Nature and Human Impact (ed. K. Rohde), pp. 311-324. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107019614. Chapter doi: 10.1017/CBO9781139095075.028


Andrew, N.R. & Terblanche,J.S. (2013) The response of insects to climate change. Climate of Change: Living in a Warmer World (ed. J. Salinger), pp. 38-50. David Bateman Ltd Auckland. ISBN 9781486300280


Danks, M., Lebel, T., Vernes, K. & Andrew, N.R. (2013) Truffle-like (sequestrate) fungi sporocarps in a eucalypt-dominated landscape: patterns in diversity and community structure. Fungal Ecology, 58, 143-157. doi: 10.1007/s13225-012-0193-6


Moles, A.T., Wallis, I.R., Foley, W.J., Warton, D.I., Stegen, J.C., Bisigato, A.J., Cella-Pizarro, L., Clark, C.J., Cohen, P.S., Cornwell, W.K., Edwards, W., Ejrnæs, R., Gonzales-Ojeda, T., Graae, B.J., Hay, G., Lumbwe, F.C., Magaña-Rodríguez, B., Moore, B.D., Peri, P.L., Poulsen, J.R., Veldtman, R., von Zeipel, H., Andrew, N.R., Boulter, S.L., Borer, E.T., Campón, F.F., Coll, M., Farji-Brener, A.G., De Gabriel, J., Jurado, E., Kyhn, L.A., Low, B., Mulder, C.P.H., Reardon-Smith, K., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Seabloom, E.W., Vesk, P.A., van Cauter, A., Waldram, M.S., Zheng, Z., Blendinger, P.G., Enquist, B.J., Facelli, J.M., Knight, T., Majer, J.D., Martínez-Ramos, M., McQuillan, P. & Prior, L.D. (2013) Correlations between physical and chemical defences in plants: Trade-offs, syndromes, or just many different ways to skin a herbivorous cat? New Phytologist, 198, 252-263. doi: 10.1111/nph.12116


Pol, C., Martin, B., Gunning, R. & Andrew, N.R. (2013) Arthropod survey on soybean crops in Cambodia: a comparison of the sweep netting and beat sheeting collection methods for estimating arthropod diversity and species richness. Australian Journal of Entomology, 52, 299-308. doi: 10.1111/aen.12035


Rohde, K., Ford, H., Andrew, N.R. & Heatwole, H. (2013) How to conserve biodiversity in a nonequilibrium world. The Balance of Nature and Human Impact (ed. K. Rohde), pp. 393-406. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107019614



Andrew, N.R., Roberts, I. & Hill, S.J. (2012) Insect herbivory along environmental gradients. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 202-213. doi: 10.4236/oje.2012.24024


Khusro, M., Andrew, N.R. & Nicholas, A. (2012) Insects as poultry feed: a scoping study for poultry production systems in Australia. World's Poultry Science Journal, 68, 435-446. doi: 10.1017/S0043933912000554


Mooney, T.J., King, C.K., Wasley, J. & Andrew, N.R. (2012) Toxicity of diesel contaminated soils to the subantarctic earthworm Microscolex macquariensis. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 32, 370-377. doi: 10.1002/etc.2060


Pol, C., Martin, B., Gunning, R. & Andrew, N.R. (2012) The effects of thermal acclimation on lethal temperatures and critical thermal limits in the green vegetable bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Frontiers in Invertebrate Physiology, 3, 465. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00465


Yates, M., Gibb, H. & Andrew, N.R. (2012) Habitat characteristics may override climatic influences on

ant assemblage composition: a study using a 300-km climatic gradient. Australian Journal of Zoology, 59, 332-338. doi: org/10.1071/ZO11096



Andrew, N.R., Hart, R.A. & Terblanche, J.S. (2011) Limited plasticity of low temperature tolerance in an Australian cantharid beetle Chauliognathus lugubris. Physiological Entomology, 36, 385-391. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2011.00800.x


Moles, A.T., Wallis, I.R., Foley, W.J., Warton, D.I., Stegen, J.C., Bisigato, A.J., Cella-Pizarro, L., Clark, C.J., Cohen, P.S., Cornwell, W.K., Edwards, W., Ejrnæs, R., Gonzales-Ojeda, T., Graae, B.J., Hay, G., Lumbwe, F.C., Magaña-Rodríguez, B., Moore, B.D., Peri, P.L., Poulsen, J.R., Veldtman, R., von Zeipel, H., Andrew, N.R., Boulter, S.L., Borer, E.T., Campón, F.F., Coll, M., Farji-Brener, A.G., De Gabriel, J., Jurado, E., Kyhn, L.A., Low, B., Mulder, C.P.H., Reardon-Smith, K., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Seabloom, E.W., Vesk, P.A., van Cauter, A., Waldram, M.S., Zheng, Z., Blendinger, P.G., Enquist, B.J., Facelli, J.M., Knight, T., Majer, J.D., Martínez-Ramos, M., McQuillan, P. & Prior, L.D. (2011) Putting plant resistance traits on the map: a test of the idea that plants are better defended at lower latitudes. New Phytologist, 191, 777-788. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03732.x


Yates, M. & Andrew, N.R. (2011) Comparison of ant community composition across different land-use types: assessing morphological traits with more common methods. Australian Journal of Entomology, 50, 118-124. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.2010.00795.x


2010 and older

Andrew, N.R., Clarke, C. & Mackay, L. (2010) Introducing a Scenario-Based, Modularized Architecture for Learning Entomology. American Entomologist, 56, 6-10. doi: 10.1007/s10803-007-0366-4


Bairstow, K.A., Clarke, K.L., McGeoch, M.A. & Andrew, N.R. (2010) Leaf miner and plant galler species richness on Acacia: relative importance of plant traits and climate. Oecologia, 163, 437-448. doi: 10.1007/s00442-010-1606-4


Michael, C. & Andrew, N. (2010) Co-assortment in integron-associated gene cassette assemblages in environmental DNA samples. BMC Genetics, 11, 75-85. doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-75


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2008) Abundance-body mass relationships among insects along a latitudinal gradient. Austral Ecology, 33, 253-260. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2007.01804.x


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2007) Potential host colonization by insect herbivores in a warmer climate: a transplant experiment. Global Change Biology, 13, 1539-1549. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01393.x


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2005a) Herbivore damage along a latitudinal gradient: relative impacts of different feeding guilds. Oikos, 108, 176-182. doi:  10.1111/j.0030-1299.2005.13457.x


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2005b) Diversity and assemblage structure of phytophagous Hemiptera along a latitudinal gradient: predicting the potential impacts of climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 14, 249-262. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-822x.2005.00149.x


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2005c) Arthropod community structure along a latitudinal gradient: implications for future impacts of climate change. Austral Ecology, 30, 281-297. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2005.01464.x


Andrew, N.R. & Hughes, L. (2004) Species diversity and structure of phytophagous beetle assemblages along a latitudinal gradient: predicting the potential impacts of climate change. Ecological Entomology, 29, 527-542. doi: 10.1111/j.0307-6946.2004.00639.x


Michael, C.A., Gillings, M.R., Holmes, A.J., Hughes, L., Andrew, N.R., Holley, M.P. & Stokes, H.W. (2004) Mobile gene cassettes: a fundamental resource for bacterial evolution. American Naturalist, 164, 1-12. doi: 10.1086/421733


Andrew, N.R., Rodgerson, L. & Dunlop, M. (2003) Variation in invertebrate-bryophyte community structure at different spatial scales along altitudinal gradients. Journal of Biogeography, 30, 731-746. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2699.2003.00849.x


Andrew, N., Rodgerson, L. & York, A. (2000) Frequent fuel-reduction burning: the role of logs and associated leaf litter in the conservation of ant biodiversity. Austral Ecology, 25, 99-107. doi: 10.1046/j.1442-9993.2000.01015.x


Andrew, N. & Rodgerson, L. (1999) Extracting invertebrates from bryophytes. Journal of Insect Conservation, 3, 53-55. doi: 10.1023/A:1009682523054


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