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Publications before 2011

Thiel, A. (2011) How to measure patch encounter rate: decision-making mechanisms in the parasitic wasp Asobara tabida. Animal Cognition 14 (1):73-82, DOI 10.1007/s10071-010-0344-7

Schmaljohann H., Becker P.J.J., Karaardic H., Liechti F., Naef-Daenzer B., Grande C. (2011) Nocturnal exploratory flights, departure time, and direction in a migratory songbird. J Ornithol. doi: DOI 10.1007/s10336-010-0604-y.

Metzger, M., Bernstein, C., Hoffmeister, T.S, Desouhant, E. 2010 Kin recognition and sib-mating avoidance limit the risk of genetic incompatibility in a parasitic wasp. PloSONE 5 (10): e13505

Roitberg, B.D., Keiser, S., Hoffmeister, T.S2010 State dependent attack persistence in a mosquito. Physiological Entomology 35: 46-51

Roitberg, B.D., Zimmermann, K., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2010 Dynamic response to danger in a parasitoid wasp. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 627-637, IF 2.917

Thiel, A. , Hoffmeister, T.S. 2009 Decision-making dynamics in parasitoids of DrosophilaAdvances in Parasitology 70: 45-66, DOI: 10.1016/S0065-308X(09)70002-8

Liu, Q-Y. , Thiel, A., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2009 Odor-mediated patch choice in the parasitoid Venturia canescens: temporal decision dynamics. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 132: 110-117

Liu, Q-Y. , Bernstein, C., Thiel, A. 2009 Travel duration, energetic expenditure, and patch exploitation in the parasitic wasp Venturia canescens.Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 1459–1469

Soler, R., Schaper, S.V., Bezemer, T.J., Cortesero, A.M., Hoffmeister, T.S., van der Putten, W.H., Vet, L.E.M., Harvey, J.A. 2009 Host-plant selection of aboveground herbivores is influenced by the presence and spatial arrangement of root herbivores: a field study. Ecological Entomology 34: 339-345, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2008.01082.x

Kolss, M., Hoffmeister, T.S., Hemerik, L. 2006 The theoretical value of encounters with parasitized hosts for parasitoids. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61: 291-304 (pdf)

Thiel A, Hoffmeister, T.S. 2006 Selective information use in parasitoid wasps. Animal Biology 56:233-245 (pdf)

Thiel, A., Driessen, G., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2006 Different habitats, different habits? Response to foraging information in the parasitic wasp Venturia canescensBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 59:614-623 (pdf)

Rohlfs, M. Hoffmeister, T.S. 2005 Maternal effects increase survival probability in Drosophila subobscura larvae. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 117: 51-58 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D., Vet, L.E.M. 2005 Linking spatial processes to life history evolution of insect parasitoids. The American Naturalist 166: E62-E74 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Vet, L.E.M., Biere, A., Holsinger, K., Filser, J. 2005 Ecological and evolutionary consequences of biological invasion and habitat fragmentation. Ecosystems 8: 657-667 (pdf)

Rohlfs, M., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2004. Are there genetically controlled habitat specific differences in spatial aggregation of drosophilids? Population Ecology, 46:269-274 (pdf)

Rohlfs, M., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2004. Spatial aggregation across ephemeral patches in insect communities: an adaptive response to natural enemies? Oecologia, 140: 651-661 (pdf)

Thiel, A., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2004. Knowing your habitat: linking patch encounter rate and patch exploitation in parasitoids. Behavioral Ecology 15: 419-425 (pdf)

Rohlfs, M., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2003. An evolutionary explanation of the aggregation model of species coexistence. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B (Suppl) 270: S33-S35 (pdf)

Schwarz, D., McPheron, B.A., Hartl, G.B., Boller, E.F., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2003. A second case of genetic host races in Rhagoletis? – A population genetic comparison of sympatric host populations in the European Cherry Fruit Fly, Rhagoletis cerasiEntomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 108: 11-17 (pdf)

Babendreier, D., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2003. Facultative hyperparasitism in the potential biological control agent Aptesis nigrocincta. European Journal of Entomology 100: 205-207.

Babendreier, D., Hoffmeister, T.S. 2002. Superparasitism in the solitary ectoparasitoid Aptesis nigrocincta: the influence of eggload and host encounter rate. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 105: 63-69 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Gienapp, P. 2001. Discrimination against previously searched patches in a parasitoid foraging for concealed hosts. Ecological Entomology 26: 487-494 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Rohlfs, M. 2001. Aggregative egg distributions might promote species coexistence – but why do they exist? Evolutionary Ecology Research 3: 37-50 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S. 2000. Marking decisions and host discrimination in a parasitoid attacking concealed hosts. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78: 1494-1499 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D. & Lalonde, R.G. 2000. Catching Ariadne by her thread: how a parasitoid exploits the herbivore’s marking trails to locate its host. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 95: 77-85 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T. S., Thiel, A., Kock, B., Babendreier, D., & Kuhlmann, U. 2000. Pre-patch experience affects the egg distribution pattern in a polyembryonic parasitoid of moth egg batches. Ethology 106: 145-157 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Lachlan, R.F., Roitberg, B.D. 1999. Do larger fruits provide a partial refuge for rose-hip flies against parasitoids? Journal of Insect Behavior 12: 451-460 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Gienapp, P. 1999. Exploitation of the host's chemical communication in a parasitoid searching for concealed host larvae. Ethology 105: 223-232 (pdf)

Kuhlmann, U., Babendreier, D., Hoffmeister, T.S., Mills, N.J. 1998. Impact and oviposition behaviour of Ageniaspis fuscicollis (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), a polyembryonic parasitoid of the apple ermine moth (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 88: 617-625 (abstract)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D. 1998. Evolution of signal persistence under predator exploitation. Ecoscience 5: 312-320 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D. 1997. Counterespionage in an insect host-parasitoid system. Naturwissenschaften 84: 117-119 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T.S., Roitberg, B.D. 1997. To mark the host or the patch - Decisions of a parasitoid searching for concealed host larvae. Evolutionary Ecology 11: 145-168 (pdf)

Hoffmeister, T. 1992. Factors determining the structure and diversity of parasitoid complexes in tephritid fruit flies. Oecologia 89, 288-297 (abstract)