Eloise Rowland, graduate of the Gries Lab of Simon Fraser University was recently recognized by the Royal Entomological Society for the best paper published in the journal Physiological Entomology in 2013 and 2014. This paper, part of Eloise’s MSc work, examines the role of sound in the sexual communication of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar.  It was coauthored by Peter Belton, Paul Schaefer and Gerhard Gries and is really a great contribution! Check it out!

Rowland E, Belton P, Schafer PW, Gries G. 2014. Intraspecific acoustic communication and mechanical sensitivity of the tympanal ear of the gypsy moth Lymantria dispar. Physiological Entomology 39(4): 331 – 340. DOI: 10.1111/phen.12080

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