Spiders · Urban Ecology · Biodiversity

Publications

E.C. Lowe, Wilder S.M, Hochuli D.F (2017) Life history of an urban-tolerant spider shows resilience to anthropogenic habitat disturbance. Journal of Urban Ecology 3 (1), jux004 DOI: 10.1093/jue/jux004 

E.C. Lowe, Wilder S.M, Hochuli D.F (2016) Persistence and survival of the spider Nephila plumipes in cities: do increased prey resources drive the success of an urban exploiter? Urban Ecosystems 19(2), pp 705–720 DOI:10.1007/s11252-015-0518-9

E.C. Lowe, Wilder S.M, Hochuli D.F (2014) Urbanisation at Multiple Scales Is Associated with Larger Size and Higher Fecundity of an Orb-Weaving Spider. PLoS ONE 9(8): e105480. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0105480

Colas des Francs-Small, C., A. Falcon de Longevialle, Y. Li, E. Lowe, S. Tanz, C. Smith, M. Bevan and I. Small (2014) The PPR proteins TANG2 and OTP439 are involved in the splicing of the multipartite NAD5 transcript encoding a subunit of a mitochondrial complex I. Plant Physiology DOI:10.1104/pp.114.244616

E.C. Lowe, L.W. Simmons and B. Baer. (2011) Worker heterozygosity and immune response in feral and managed honeybees (Apis mellifera).Australian Journal of Zoology 59(2): 73-78. DOI:10.1071/ZO11041

Conference Presentations

2014

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. Spider communities in cities: have we underestimated the biodiversity value of private gardens? The Ecological Society of Australia, Alice Springs, Australia

E.C. Lowe, D.F Hochuli, J.Schneider, S.M. Wilder. Boldness and feeding voracity of the European garden spider along a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance. Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Katoomba, Australia

E.C. Lowe, D.F Hochuli, J.Schneider, S.M. Wilder. Boldness and feeding voracity of the European garden spider along a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance. International Society of Behavioural Ecology, New York, USA

2013

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. How to pick a winner: the effect of urbanisation on the abundance and life history of Nephila plumipes, Entomological Society of Australia, Adelaide, Australia

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. The effect of urbanisation on the size and condition of Nephila plumipes. International Arachnology Congress, Kenting, Taiwan.

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. Poster: How to pick a winner: The effect of urbanisation on the life history of an urban exploiter. International Arachnology Congress, Kenting, Taiwan.

2012

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. The effect of urbanisation on the size and condition of Nephila plumipes. The Ecological Society of Australia, Melbourne, Australia

E.C. Lowe, S.M. Wilder, D.F Hochuli. The effect of urbanisation on the size and condition of Nephila plumipes. Entomological Society of Australia, Hobart, Australia

E.C. Lowe, L. Simmons, B.Baer. Genetic diversity and immunity in feral and managed honey bees in Western Australia. Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

E.C. Lowe, L. Simmons, B.Baer. The factors affecting the immunity of Apis mellifera. Honey bee diseases workshop. Perth, Australia.

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