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Photograph of Tom Schultz
Dr. Tom D. Schultz, PhD.
Faculty  |  Biology, Environmental Studies
Tight Family Professor in the Natural Sciences, Behavioral Ecologist
Samson Talbot Hall of Biological Science

Selected Publications

  1. Schultz, T.D., & Fincke, O. M. (2013). Lost in the crowd or hidden in the grass: signal apparency of female polymorphic damselflies in alternative habitats. Animal Behaviour, 86(5), 923-931.doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.08.008    OhioLINK EJC
  2. Schultz, T. D., & Fincke, O. M. (2009). Structural colours create a flashing cue for sexual recognition and male quality in a Neotropical giant damselfly. Functional Ecology, 23(4), 724-732. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2009.01584.x   OhioLINK EJC
  3. Seago, A. E., Brady, P., Vigneron, J. P., & Schultz, T. D. (2009). Gold bugs and beyond: A review of iridescence and structural colour mechanisms in beetles (Coleoptera). Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society, 6 Suppl 2, S165-84. doi:10.1098/rsif.2008.0354.focus    PubMed
  4. Schultz, T. D. (2009). Diversity and habitats of a prairie assemblage of Odonata at Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 82(1), 91-102. doi:10.2317/JKES803.24.1   OhioLINK EJC
  5. Schultz, T. D., Anderson, C. N., & Symes, L. B. (2008). The conspicuousness of colour cues in male pond damselflies depends on ambient light and visual system. Animal Behaviour, 76, 1357-1364. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.04.024    OhioLINK EJC
  6. Knisley, C. B., & Schultz, T. D. (1997). The biology of tiger beetles and a guide to the species of the South Atlantic states. Martinsville, Va.: Virginia Museum of Natural History.  CONSORT     WorldCat
  7. Schultz, T. D., & Bernard, G. D. (1989). Pointillistic mixing of interference colors in cryptic tiger beetles. Nature, 337(6202), 72-73. doi:10.1038/337072a0
  8. Schultz, T. D., & Hadley, N. F. (1987). Structural colors of tiger beetles and their role in heat-transfer through the integument. Physiological Zoology, 60(6), 737-745.  JSTOR
  9. Schultz, T. D. (1986). Role of structural colors in predator avoidance by tiger beetles of the genus Cicindela (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America, 32(3), 142-146. Abstract
  10. Schultz, T. D., & Rankin, M. A. (1985). Developmental-changes in the interference reflectors and colorations of tiger beetles (Cicindela). Journal of Experimental Biology, 117(JUL), 111-117. Article
  11. Schultz, T. D., & Rankin, M. A. (1985). The ultrastructure of the epicuticular interference reflectors of tiger beetles (Cicindela). Journal of Experimental Biology, 117(JUL), 87-110. Article

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