Abrahams, M.V. & Carter, R.V. (2000). Within-group variation in the will- ingness to risk exposure to a predator: The influence of species and size. Oikos, 89, 340-344.
Alexander, F.D. (1961). Aggressiveness, territoriality and sexual behavior in field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae). Behavior, 17, 130-223.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). (1993). Benchmarks for Science Literacy. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Available online at: http://www.project2061.org/tools/benchol/bolframe.html.
Brown, W.D., Chimenti, A.J. & Siebert, J.R. (2007). The payoff of fighting in house crickets: Motivational asymmetry increases male aggression and mating success. Ethology, 113(5), 457-465.
Cade, E.S. & Cade, W.H. (2007). Crickets in the classroom. Available online at: www.telusplanet.net/public/ecade/CricketsintheClassroom/crick- etsintheclassroom.html.
Dawkins, M.S. (1995). Unraveling Animal Behavior, Second Edition. Essex: Longman Scientific and Technical.
Dingle, H. (1975a). Agonistic behavior and the social organization of crickets. In E.O. Price & A.W. Stokes (Editors), Animal Behavior in Laboratory and Field, Second Edition (p. 89-92). San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company.
Dingle, H. (1975b). Sexual behavior of crickets. In E.O. Price & A.W. Stokes (Editors), Animal Behavior in Laboratory and Field, Second Edition (p. 93-94). San Francisco: WH. Freeman and Company.
Fedorka, K.M. & Zuk, M. (2005). Sexual conflict and female immune sup- pression in the cricket, Allonemobious socius. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 18(6), 1515-1522.
Gray, D.A. (2007). Sexual selection and acoustic communication in crick- ets. Retrieved from the WWW on 6/12/07. www.csun.edu.
Gray, D.A., Banuelos, C., Walker, S.E., Cade, W.H. & Zuk, M. (2007). Behavioral specialization among populations of the acoustically ori- enting parasitoid fly Ormia ochracea utilizing different cricket species as hosts. Animal Behaviour, 73(1), 99-104.
Hofmann, H.A. & Schildberger, K. (2001). Assessment of strength and willingness to fight during aggressive encounters in crickets. Animal Behavior, 62, 337-348.
Hurd, P.L. (2006). Resource holding potential, subjective resource value, and game theoretical models of aggressiveness signaling. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 241, 639-648.
Jacot, A., Scheuber, H. & Brinkhof, M.W.G. (2007). The effect of age on a sexually selected acoustic display. Ethology, 113(6), 615-620.
Lima, S.L. & Dill, L.M. (1990). Behavioral decisions made under the risk of predation: A review and prospectus. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 68, 618-640.
Martin, S.D., Gray, D.A. & Cade, W.H. (2000). Fine-scale temperature effects on cricket calling song. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 78, 706-712.
McCleery, R.H. (1978). Optimal behavior sequences and decision mak- ing. In J. R. Krebs & N.B. Davies (Editors), Behavioral Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach (p. 377-410). Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
National Research Council (NRC). (1996). National Science Education Standards. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Nosil, P. (2002). Food fights in house crickets, Acheta domesticus, and the effects of body size and hunger level. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80, 409-417.
Rop, C. (2000). Mouse Behavior: Conjectures about adaptations for sur- vival. The American Biology Teacher, 63(5). 346-350.
Simmons, L.W., Zuk M. & Rotenberry J.T. (2005). Immune function reflected in calling song characteristics in a natural population of the cricket Teleogryllus commodus. Animal Behaviour, 69(6), 1235-1241,
Stephans, D.W. & Krebs, J.R. (1986). Foraging Theory. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press
Sugden, A.M. (2006). The advantages of keeping quiet. Science, 314(5797), 224
Tregenza, T., Simmons, L.W., Wedell N. & Zuk, M. (2006). Female prefer- ence for male courtship song and its role as a signal of immune func- tion and condition. Animal Behaviour, 72(4), 809-818,
Wellborn, G.A. (2000). Testing concepts of animal foraging behavior: An experiment using seed trays. The American Biology Teacher, 62(1). 46-49.
Whiteley, A.R., Woolf, J, Kennedy, K., Oberbillig, D. & Brewer, C. (2007). Crickets in the classroom show how biologists use sampling and mathematics to estimate population size. The American Biology Teacher, 69(5), 292-297.
This content is only available via PDF.
Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers