Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith

Emeritus Professor , Department of Biology
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences

Papers & Publications

2009. I.M., Cook, D.R., Smith, B.P. Water mites (Hydrachnidiae) and other arachnids. In Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, Chapter 15, pp 485-586. 3rd edition, Edited by J.H. Thorp and A.P. Covich. Academic Press, 1028 pp.

2004a. Bohonak, A.J., Smith, B.P., Thornton, M. 2004. Distributional, morphological and genetic consequences of dispersal for temporary pool water mites (Acari: Arrenuridae: Arrenurus). Freshwater Biology 49: 170-180.

2004b. Forbes, M.R., Muma, K.E., Smith, B.P. Recapture of male and female dragonflies in relation to parasitism by mites, time of season, wing length and wing cell symmetry. Experimental and Applied Acarology 34:79-93. Also reprinted in book form (same page numbers): Aquatic Mites: From Genes to Communities, edited by J.C. Proctor. Kluwer Academic Publishing, The Netherlands.

2004c. Bruce Smith and Joy Florentino Williams ('96). 2004. Communication via sex pheromones within and among Arrenurus spp. mites (Acari: Hydrachnida; Arrenuridae). Experimental and Applied Acarology 34: 113–125. Also reprinted in book form (same page numbers): Aquatic Mites: From Genes to Communities, edited by J.C. Proctor. Kluwer Academic Publishing, The Netherlands. View the abstract.

2004d. Lajeunesse, M.J., Forbes, M.R. and Smith, B. . Species and sex biases in ectoparasitism of dragonflies by mites. Oikos 106: 501-508. View the abstract-PDF.

2003. Smith, B.P. Diversity of stylostome structure among parasitic larval water mites (Acari: Hydrachnida). In From Yankee Springs to Wheeny Creek: An Acarological Tribute to David R. Cook, edited by I.M. Smith. Indira Publishing House, pp 239-255.

2002a Yourth, C.P., Forbes, M.R., Smith, B.P. Immune expression in a damselfly is related to time of season, not to fluctuating asymmetry or host size Ecological Entomology 27: 123-128.View the PDF file.

2002b. Forbes, M.R., Muma, K.E., Smith, B.P. Diffuse coevolution: constraints on a generalist parasite favor use of a dead-end host. Ecography 25: 345-351.View PDF file. 2004a. Bohonak, A.J., Smith, B.P., Thornton, M. 2004. Distributional, morphological and genetic consequences of dispersal for temporary pool water mites (Acari: Arrenuridae: Arrenurus) Freshwater Biology 49: 170-180.

2001a. Smith, I.M., Cook, D.R., Smith, B.P. Water mites (Hydrachnida) and other arachnids. In Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, Chapter 16, pp 551-659. 2nd edition, edited by J.H. Thorp and A.P. Covich. Academic Press, 1056 pp. View the PDF. (Note, in the linked PDF file, pages 577-639 are not included.)

2001b. Yourth, C.P., Forbes, M.R., Smith, B.P. On understanding variation in immune expression of Lestes spp. damselflies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79:815-821. View PDF file.

1999a. Smith, B.P. Loss of larval parasitism in parasitengonine mites. pages 125-136 in Ecology and Evolution of the Acari, edited by J.Bruin, L.P.S. van der Geest, M.W. Sabelis. Kluwer Academic Publishers b.v. REPRINTING OF SMITH 1998.

1999b. Forbes, M.R., Muma, K.E., Smith, B.P. Parasitism of Sympetrum dragonflies by Arrenurus planus mites: host coexistence and maintenance of species resistance. International Journal for Parasitology 29:991-999. View PDF file.

1999c. Smith, B.P. Larval Hydrachnida and their hosts: biological inference and population structure. In Acarology IX, Vol. 2, Symposia. pp. 139-144, edited by G.R. Needham, R. Mitchell, D.J. Horn, and W.C. Welbourn. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus. View PDF file.

1998. Smith, B.P. Loss of larval parasitism in parasitengonine mites. Experimental and Applied Acarology 22:187-199. View PDF file.

1997a. Baker, R.L., Smith, B.P. Conflict between antipredator and antiparasite behaviour in larval damselflies. Oecologia 109:622-628. View PDF file.

1997b. Rousch, J.M., Simmons, T.W., Kerans, B.L., Smith, B.P. Relative acute effects of low pH and high iron on the hatching and survival of the water mite, Arrenurus manubriator and aquatic insect, Chironomus riparius. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16(10) 2144-2150. View PDF file.

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