Emberts Z, St. Mary CM, Howard CC, Forthman MP, Bateman B, Somjee U, Hwang W, Li D, Kimball R, Miller CW (2020). The evolution of autotomy in leaf-footed bugs. Evolution. 74: 897-910 open-access link.
Wilner D, Greenway EG, Cirino LA & Miller CW (2020). Long-term reproductive success is predicted by sexual behavior and impaired by temporary nutritional stress during sexual maturation. Behavioural Processes. 175: 104122. Link.
Greenway EG, Cirino LA, Wilner D, Somjee U, Anagnostou ME, Hepple RT & Miller CW (2020). Extreme variation in testes size in an insect is linked to recent mating activity. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 33:142-150. PDF
Emberts Z, Miller CW, Skojec C, Shepherd R, St. Mary C (2020). Leaf-footed bugs possess multiple hidden contrasting color signals, but only one is associated with increased body size. Ecology & Evolution. in press.
Allen PE & Miller CW (2020). The hidden cost of group living for aggregating juveniles in a sexually dimorphic species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. in press.
Miller CW, Joseph PN, Kilner RM, Emberts Z (2019). A weapons–testes trade-off in males is amplified in female traits. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B). 286: 20190906. PDF / Press / A winner of the UF/IFAS High Impact Paper Award.
Forthman M, Miller CW, Kimball RT (2019) Phylogenomic analysis suggests Coreidae and Alydidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) are not monophyletic. Zoologica Scripta. 48: 520-534. PDF
Somjee U, Woods HA, Duell M, & Miller CW (2018). The hidden cost of sexually selected traits: the metabolic expense of maintaining a sexually selected weapon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1685. PDF. Press: EurekaAlert.
Joseph PN, Emberts Z, Sasson DA, & Miller CW (2018). Males that drop a sexually-selected weapon grow larger testes. Evolution. 72: 113–122. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13387. PDF. Press: Disarmed, But Not Impotent, New Scientist.
Somjee U, Miller CW, Tatarnic NJ, & Simmons LW (2018). Experimental manipulation reveals a trade-off between weapons and testes. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 31: 57–65. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13193. PDF. Press: Newswise, Southeast AGnet.
Emberts Z, St. Mary CM, Herrington TJ, & Miller CW (2018). Males missing their sexually selected weapon have decreased fighting ability and mating success in a competitive environment. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72: 81. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00265-018-2494-6. PDF.
Allen PE, Dale AG, Diyaljee SI, Ector NJ, Petit-Bois D, Quinn JT, Ranieri AC, Sanchez JA, Smith HM, Tran DX, Winsor AM & Miller CW. (2018). Long-term sperm storage in the cactus-feeding bug, Narnia femorata (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/say017. PDF.
Cattau CE, Fletcher RJ, Miller CW, Kimball RT & Kitchens, WM (2018). Rapid morphological change of a top predator with the invasion of a novel prey. Nature Ecology and Evolution. DOI:10.1038/s41559-017-0378-1. PDF. Press: New York Times, CBC, ARS Technica.
Allen PE & Miller CW (2017). Novel host plant leads to the loss of sexual dimorphism in a sexually selected male weapon. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B). 284: 20171269. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1269. PDF
Emberts Z, Miller CW, Kiehl D, & St. Mary C (2017). Cut your losses: self-amputation of injured limbs increases survival. Behavioral Ecology. 28: 1047–1054. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arx063. PDF.
Emberts Z, Miller CW, Li D, Hwang WS, & St. Mary CM (2017). Multiple male morphs in the leaf-footed bug Mictis longicornis (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Entomological Science. 20: 396–401. DOI: 10.1111/ens.12268. PDF.
Nolen ZJ, Allen PE, & Miller CW (2017). Seasonal resource value and male size influence male aggressive interactions in the leaf footed cactus bug, Narnia femorata. Behavioural Processes. 138: 1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.01.020. PDF.
Cirino LA & Miller CW (2017). Seasonal effects on the population, morphology and reproductive behavior of Narnia femorata (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Insects. 8: 1-16. DOI:10.3390/insects8010013. PDF.
Cirino LA, Emberts Z, Joseph PN, Allen PE, Lopatto D, & Miller CW (2017). Broadening the voice of science: promoting scientific communication in the undergraduate classroom. Ecology and Evolution. 7: 10124–10130. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3501. PDF.
Miller CW, McDonald G, & Moore AJ (2016). The tale of the shrinking weapon: seasonal changes in nutrition affect weapon size and sexual dimorphism, but not contemporary evolution. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29: 2266-2275. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12954. PDF.
McCullough E, Miller CW, and Emlen DE (2016). Why sexually-selected weapons are not ornaments. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 31: 742-751. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2016.07.004. PDF.
Emberts Z, St. Mary CM, & Miller CW (2016). Coreidae (Insecta: Hemiptera) Limb Loss and Autotomy. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, DOI: 10.1093/aesa/saw037. PDF.
Joseph PN, Sasson DA, Allen PE, Somjee U. and Miller, CW. (2016). Adult nutrition, but not inbreeding, affects male primary sexual traits in the leaf-footed cactus bug Narnia femorata (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Ecology & Evolution. 6: 4792–4799. DOI:10.1002/ece3.2246. PDF
Sasson DA, Munoz PR, Gezan SA, & Miller CW (2016). Resource quality affects weapon and testis size and the ability of these traits to respond to selection in the leaf-footed cactus bug, Narnia femorata. Ecology & Evolution. 6: 2098-2108. DOI - 10.1002/ece3.2017. PDF
Somjee U, Allen PE, & Miller CW (2015). Different environments lead to a reversal in the expression of weapons and testes in the heliconia bug, Leptoscelis tricolor (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115: 802-209. PDF.
Hamel J, Nease SA, & Miller CW (2015). Male mate choice and female receptivity lead to reproductive interference. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69: 951-956. PDF.
Gillespie SR, Tudor MS, Moore AJ, & Miller CW (2014). Sexual selection is influenced by both developmental and adult environments. Evolution 68: 3421-3432. PDF
Miller CW & Somjee U (2014) Male-male competition. In Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. Jonathan Losos. New York: Oxford University Press. Link
Miller CW & Svensson E (2014). Sexual selection in complex environments. Annual Review of Entomology 59: 427-445. PDF
Helmey-Hartman W & Miller CW (2014). Context-dependent mating success in Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107: 264-273. PDF
Addesso KM, Short KA, Moore AJ, & Miller CW (2014). Context-dependent female mate preferences in leaf-footed cactus bugs. Behaviour 151: 479-492. PDF
Miller CW (2013). Sexual selection: Male-male competition. In: J. Losos, Editor. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press. PDF
Miller CW, Hamel J, Holmes KD, Helmey Hartman WL & Lopatto D (2013). Expanding your research team: learning gains when a laboratory partners with a classroom. Bioscience 63: 754-762. PDF
Miller CW, Fletcher RJ & Gillespie SR (2013). Conspecific and heterospecific cues override resource quality to influence offspring production. PLoS One 8 (7):e70268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070268 PDF
2012 and earlier
Procter DS, Moore AJ & Miller CW (2012). The form of sexual selection arising from male-male competition depends on the presence of females in the social environment. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 803-812. PDF
Austin JD, Miller CW & Fletcher RJ (2012). What role can natural selection and phenotypic plasticity play in wildlife adaptation to climate change? In: J. Brodie, E. Post, J. Berger, and D. Doak, Editors,Conserving wildlife populations in a changing climate. University of Chicago Press. PDF
Miller CW, Fletcher RJ, Anderson BD, & Nguyen LD (2012). Natal social environment influences habitat selection later in life. Animal Behaviour 83: 473-477. PDF
Halbeck DH, Bennett FD, & Miller CW (2012). The cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum. Featured Creatures. Link.
Miller CW (2011). The heliconia bug, Leptoscelis tricolor. Featured Creatures. Link.
Miller CW & Emlen DJ (2010). Dynamic effects of oviposition site on offspring sexually-selected traits and scaling relationships. Evolutionary Ecology 24(2): 375-390. PDF
Miller CW & Emlen DJ (2010). Across and within population differences in the size and scaling relationship of a sexually-selected trait in Leptoscelis tricolor (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 103: 209-215. PDF
Miller CW & Hollander SE (2010). Predation on heliconia bugs, Leptoscelis tricolor (Hemiptera: Coreidae): examining the influences of crypsis and predator color preferences. Canadian Journal of Zoology 88: 122-128. PDF
Nageon de Lestang F & Miller CW (2009). Effects of diet on the development and survivorship of Narnia femorata nymphs (Hemiptera: Coreidae). Florida Entomologist 92:511-512. PDF
Miller CW (2008). Seasonal effects on offspring reproductive traits through maternal oviposition behavior.
Behavioral ecology 19(6): 1297-1304. PDF
Fletcher RJ & Miller CW (2008). The type and timing of social information alters offspring production. Biology Letters 4:482-485. PDF
Miller CW & Moore AJ (2007). A potential resolution to the lek paradox through indirect genetic effects.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B) 274:1279-1286. PDF
Fletcher RJ & Miller CW (2006). On the evolution of hidden leks and implications for reproductive and habitat selection behaviours. Animal Behaviour 71:1247-1251. PDF
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