• 3270 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
1987 …2020
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Research Output 1987 2019

  • 3270 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 3 Chapter
1987
73 Citations (Scopus)

Graded recruitment in a ponerine ant

Breed, M. D., Fewell, J., Moore, A. J. & Williams, K. R., Jun 1987, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 20, 6, p. 407-411 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ants
ant
Formicidae
Paraponera clavata
foraging

Play frequencies in captive and free‐ranging bighorn lambs (Ovis canadensis canadensis)

Bennett, B. & Fewell, J., 1987, In : Zoo Biology. 6, 3, p. 237-241 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ovis canadensis
captive animals
lambs
zoo animals
1988
117 Citations (Scopus)

Energetic and time costs of foraging in harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis

Fewell, J., Jun 1988, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 22, 6, p. 401-408 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex occidentalis
Ants
ant
energetics
foraging
1989
78 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of experience on use of orientation cues in the giant tropical ant

Harrison, J., Fewell, J., Stiller, T. M. & Breed, M. D., 1989, In : Animal Behaviour. 37, PART 5, p. 869-871 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ant
Formicidae
effect
1990
47 Citations (Scopus)

Directional fidelity as a foraging constraint in the western harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis

Fewell, J., Jan 1990, In : Oecologia. 82, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex occidentalis
ant
foraging
seed
mortality risk
1991
20 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible seed selection by individual harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis

Fewell, J. & Harrison, J., 1991, Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 6 ed. Vol. 28. p. 377-384 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

ant
seed
constancy
22 Citations (Scopus)

Individual foraging effort as a function of colony population in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.

Fewell, J., Ydenberg, R. C. & Winston, M. L., 1991, In : Animal Behaviour. 42, 1, p. 153-155 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

honey
Apis mellifera
bee
honey bees
foraging
8 Citations (Scopus)

Intercolonial interactions and nestmate discrimination in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata

Breed, M. D., Stiller, T. M., Fewell, J. & Harrison, J., 1991, In : Biotropica. 23, 3, p. 301-306 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraponera clavata
scramble competition
Costa Rica
ant
nest
1992
178 Citations (Scopus)

Colony state and regulation of pollen foraging in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.

Fewell, J. & Winston, M. L., Jun 1992, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 30, 6, p. 387-393 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Honey
Bees
honey
Pollen
Apis mellifera
34 Citations (Scopus)

Distance effects on resource profitability and recruitment in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata

Fewell, J., Harrison, J., Stiller, T. M. & Breed, M. D., Dec 1992, In : Oecologia. 92, 4, p. 542-547 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraponera clavata
nectar
profitability
ant
Formicidae
1993
83 Citations (Scopus)

Genotypic variation in foraging responses to environmental stimuli by honey bees, Apis mellifera

Fewell, J. & Page, R., Dec 1993, In : Experientia. 49, 12, p. 1106-1112 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Nectar
Honey
Bees
Pollen
Enclosures
1995
51 Citations (Scopus)
grasshoppers
diurnal variation
body temperature
feeding behavior
energy intake
1996
49 Citations (Scopus)

Achievement of thermal stability by varying metabolic heat production in flying honeybees

Harrison, J., Fewell, J., Roberts, S. P. & Hall, H. G., 1996, In : Science. 274, 5284, p. 88-90 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermogenesis
Insects
Hot Temperature
Body Temperature Regulation
Bees
41 Citations (Scopus)

Foraging energetics of the ant, Paraponera clavata

Fewell, J., Harrison, J., Lighton, J. R. B. & Breed, M. D., Mar 1996, In : Oecologia. 105, 4, p. 419-427 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraponera clavata
ant
Formicidae
Paraponera
energetics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Individual constancy of local search strategies in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Breed, M. D., Stierstorfer, C., Furness, E. D., Jeral, J. M. & Fewell, J., Sep 1996, In : Journal of Insect Behavior. 9, 5, p. 673-682 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paraponera clavata
constancy
ant
Formicidae
Hymenoptera
36 Citations (Scopus)

Regulation of nectar collection in relation to honey storage levels by honey bees, Apis mellifera

Fewell, J. & Winston, M. L., Sep 1996, In : Behavioral Ecology. 7, 3, p. 286-291 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Nectar
Honey
Bees
honey
nectar
1997

Flight metabolism and kinematics of pollen and nectar load carriage in honey bees

Feuerbacher, E., Fewell, J. & Harrison, J., 1997, In : FASEB Journal. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Nectar
Honey
Bees
Pollen
kinematics

Honeybee thermoregulation [5] (multiple letters)

Heinrich, B., Esch, H., Stevenson, R. D., Woods W.A., J., Harrison, J., Fewell, J., Roberts, S. P. & Hall, H. G., 1997, In : Science. 276, 5315, p. 1015 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
51 Citations (Scopus)
polyethism
honeybee
Bees
labor division
Pollen
57 Citations (Scopus)

The emergence of division of labour in forced associations of normally solitary ant queens

Fewell, J. & Page, R., Jul 1999, In : Evolutionary Ecology Research. 1, 5, p. 537-548 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyethism
Ants
labor division
queen insects
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
2000
50 Citations (Scopus)
honeybee
Bees
Task Performance and Analysis
Pollen
Apis mellifera
24 Citations (Scopus)

Sex ratio determination by queens and workers in the ant Pheidole desertorum

Helms, K. R., Fewell, J. & Rissing, S. W., 2000, In : Animal Behaviour. 59, 3, p. 523-527 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pheidole
queen insects
sex ratio
ant
rearing
2001
504 Citations (Scopus)

Models of division of labor in social insects

Beshers, S. N. & Fewell, J., 2001, In : Annual Review of Entomology. 46, p. 413-440 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyethism
social insect
labor division
social insects
experiment
2002
69 Citations (Scopus)
Honey
Bees
Air
Metabolism
Temperature
27 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for genetic variation in worker task performance by African and European honey bees

Fewell, J. & Bertram, S. M., Sep 1 2002, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 52, 4, p. 318-325 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Honey
Bees
Task Performance and Analysis
honey
bee
117 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic determination of the queen caste in an ant hybrid zone

Julian, G. E., Fewell, J., Gadau, J., Johnson, R. A. & Larrabee, D., Jun 11 2002, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99, 12, p. 8157-8160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ants
Social Class
Sympatry
Social Behavior
Infertility
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling insect societies: From genes to colony behavior

Huang, Z. Y. & Fewell, J., Sep 1 2002, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 17, 9, p. 403-404 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect colonies
ecological modeling
insect
insects
gene
2003
13 Citations (Scopus)

Colony response to graded resource changes: An analytical model of the influence of genotype, environment, and dominance

Bertram, S. M., Gorelick, R. & Fewell, J., Sep 2003, In : Theoretical Population Biology. 64, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollen
dominance (genetics)
genotype
Genotype
pollen
56 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of load type (pollen or nectar) and load mass on hovering metabolic rate and mechanical power output in the honey bee Apis mellifera

Feuerbacher, E., Fewell, J., Roberts, S. P., Smith, E. F. & Harrison, J., Jun 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 206, 11, p. 1855-1865 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Nectar
Honey
Bees
honey
nectar
54 Citations (Scopus)

Juvenile hormone and division of labor in honey bee colonies: Effects of allatectomy on flight behavior and metabolism

Sullivan, J. P., Fahrbach, S. E., Harrison, J., Capaldi, E. A., Fewell, J. & Robinson, G. E., Jul 2003, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 206, 13, p. 2287-2296 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flight behavior
Juvenile Hormones
polyethism
Honey
honey bee colonies
182 Citations (Scopus)

Social insect networks

Fewell, J., Sep 26 2003, In : Science. 301, 5641, p. 1867-1870 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Support
Insects
2004
22 Citations (Scopus)
Pogonomyrmex californicus
polyethism
Ants
labor division
queen insects
40 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation and task specialization in the desert leaf-cutter ant, Acromyrmex versicolor

Julian, G. E. & Fewell, J., Jul 2004, In : Animal Behaviour. 68, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acromyrmex
cutters
polyethism
ant
genetic variation
37 Citations (Scopus)

Normalized mutual entropy in biology: Quantifying division of labor

Gorelick, R., Bertram, S. M., Killeen, P. R. & Fewell, J., Nov 2004, In : American Naturalist. 164, 5, p. 677-682 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor division
entropy
Biological Sciences
predator-prey relationships
rendering
2005
46 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence of division of labour in halictine bees: Contributions of social interactions and behavioural variance

Jeanson, R., Kukuk, P. F. & Fewell, J., Nov 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 70, 5, p. 1183-1193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyethism
labor division
bee
eclosion
Apoidea
2006
16 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral regulation of genetic caste determination in a Pogonomyrmex population with dependent lineages

Clark, R. M., Anderson, K. E., Gadau, J. & Fewell, J., 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 9, p. 2201-2206 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex
caste determination
caste
queen insects
egg
50 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution and evolution of genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex seed-harvester ants

Anderson, K. E., Gadau, J., Mott, B. M., Johnson, R. A., Altamirano, A., Strehl, C. & Fewell, J., 2006, In : Ecology. 87, 9, p. 2171-2184 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex
caste determination
caste
ant
seed
32 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental physiology of the invasion of the Americas by Africanized honeybees

Harrison, J., Fewell, J., Anderson, K. E. & Loper, G. M., Dec 2006, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46, 6, p. 1110-1122 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecophysiology
honey bees
thorax
nectar
overwintering
19 Citations (Scopus)
Genetic Load
Ants
Social Class
Seeds
Population
2007
92 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence of increased division of labor as a function of group size

Jeanson, R., Fewell, J., Gorelick, R. & Bertram, S. M., Dec 2007, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62, 2, p. 289-298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyethism
labor division
group size
eclosion
Advisory Committees
208 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic diversity promotes homeostasis in insect colonies

Oldroyd, B. P. & Fewell, J., Aug 2007, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 22, 8, p. 408-413 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect colonies
polyandry
homeostasis
multiple mating
insect
2008
27 Citations (Scopus)

Division of labour and socially induced changes in response thresholds in associations of solitary halictine bees

Jeanson, R., Clark, R. M., Holbrook, C. T., Bertram, S. M., Fewell, J. & Kukuk, P. F., Sep 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 3, p. 593-602 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary bees
polyethism
labor division
bee
Apoidea
29 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of the social context on division of labor in ant foundress associations

Jeanson, R. & Fewell, J., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 3, p. 567-574 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyethism
Ants
labor division
queen insects
ant
11 Citations (Scopus)

Large fitness benefits from polyandry in the honey bee, Apis mellifera

Oldroyd, B. P. & Fewell, J., Feb 2008, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23, 2, p. 59-60 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Sexual Behavior
oviparity
Oviparity
Appetitive Behavior
ovipary
2009

Division of Labor

Fewell, J. H., Jan 1 2009, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 548-552 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

polyethism
Insects
Task Performance and Analysis
Interpersonal Relations
Maintenance
22 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence and consequences of division of labor in associations of normally solitary sweat bees

Tate Holbrook, C., Clark, R. M., Jeanson, R., Bertram, S. M., Kukuk, P. F. & Fewell, J., Apr 2009, In : Ethology. 115, 4, p. 301-310 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Halictidae
polyethism
labor division
bee
eclosion
11 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the maintenance of a dependent lineage system: The influence of positive frequency-dependent selection on sex ratio

Anderson, K. E., Smith, C. R., Linksvayer, T. A., Mott, B. M., Gadau, J. & Fewell, J., Aug 2009, In : Evolution. 63, 8, p. 2142-2152 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Ratio
Social Class
sex ratio
Spermatozoa
Maintenance
2010
48 Citations (Scopus)

Allometric scaling of metabolism, growth, and activity in whole colonies of the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus

Waters, J. S., Holbrook, C. T., Fewell, J. & Harrison, J., Oct 2010, In : American Naturalist. 176, 4, p. 501-510 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex californicus
social environment
ant
metabolism
seed
2011
50 Citations (Scopus)

Division of labor increases with colony size in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus

Holbrook, C. T., Barden, P. M. & Fewell, J., Sep 2011, In : Behavioral Ecology. 22, 5, p. 960-966 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pogonomyrmex californicus
insect colonies
polyethism
labor division
ant
16 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical modeling on obligate mutualism: Interactions between leaf-cutter ants and their fungus garden

Kang, Y., Clark, R., Makiyama, M. & Fewell, J., Nov 21 2011, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 289, 1, p. 116-127 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mutualism
cutters
Symbiosis
Ants
mutualism