2023 Miller CW, Kimball RT & Forthman M (2023). The evolution of multi-component weapons in the superfamily of leaf-footed bugs. bioRxiv 2023.04.24.538071.
Jarrett, BJM & Miller CW (in press). Host plant effects on sexual selection dynamics in phytophagous insects. Annual Review of Entomology. Review in advance.
Greenway EV, Angelis E & Miller CW (2023). How does the timing of weapon loss influence reproductive traits and trade-offs in the insect Narnia femorata? Evolution 77. 1422-1429. PDF.
Allen, PE & Miller CW (in press). Inbreeding depression on a sexually selected weapon and the female homologous trait. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.
Forthman M, Downie C, Miller CW & Kimball RT. (2023). Evolution of stridulatory mechanisms: vibroacoustic communication may be common in leaf-footed bugs and allies (Heteroptera: Coreoidea). Royal Society Open Science 10: 221348. PDF.
Zlotnik S & Miller CW (2023). Adult presence does not ameliorate juvenile feeding challenges in a leaf-footed bug. Royal Society Open Science 10: 221291. PDF.
2022 Greenway EV, Hamel JA & Miller CW (2022). A tangled web: Comparing inter- and intraspecific mating dynamics in Anasa squash bugs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 35: 91-99. PDF. Journal cover and winner of the Editor's Choice award.
Forthman M, Miller CW, Kimball RT (2022). Phylogenomic analysis with improved taxon sampling corroborates an Alydidae + Hydarinae + Pseudophloeinae clade (Heteroptera: Coreoidea: Alydidae, Coreidae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution. 22: 669–679. PDF.
Adler K, Schill AER, Stolberg AM, Miller CW & Forthman M (2022). First record of the bow-legged bug, Hyalymenus subinermis Van Duzee, 1923 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Alydidae), in California, with description of the mimetic immature stages. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 98: 138-149. PDF
Cirino LA, Moore PJ & Miller CW (2022). High-quality host plant diets partially rescue female fecundity from a poor early start. Royal Society Open Science. 9: 211748. PDF
Miller CD, Forthman M, Miller CW, & Kimball RT (2022). Extracting 'legacy loci' from an invertebrate sequence capture data set. Zoologica Scripta. DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12513. PDF
2021 Woodman TE, Chen S, Emberts Z, Wilner D, Federle W & Miller CW. Developmental nutrition affects the structural integrity of a sexually selected weapon. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 723-735. PDF
Allen PE, Cui Q & Miller CW (2021). Evidence of a rapid and adaptive response of hemipteran mouthparts to a physical barrier. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 34: 653-66. PDF
Miller CW, Joseph PN & Emberts Z (2021). Trade-offs between weapons and testes do not manifest at high social densities. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 34: 726-735.PDF
Cavender K, Ricker T, Lyon M, Shelby E, Miller CW & Moore PJ (2021) The trade-off between investment in weapons and fertility is mediated through spermatogenesis in the leaf-footed cactus bug Narnia femorata.Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7686. PDF
Cirino LA, Lenga SH & Miller CW (2021). Do males that experience weapon damage have greater reproductive potential than intact males in polygynous scenarios? Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology. 75: 1-8. PDF
Greenway EV, Hamel J & Miller CW (2021). Exploring the effects of extreme polyandry on estimates of sexual selection and reproductive success. Behavioral Ecology. PDF. Winner of the Editor's Choice award.
2020 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. Journal cover.
Allen PE, Miller CW, and Dale AG (2020). Bringing the scientific process into the undergraduate classroom. American Entomologist. 66: 24-27. PDF
Forthman M, Miller CW, Kimball RT. Phylogenomics of the leaf-footed bug subfamily Coreinae (Hemiptera: Coreidae) (2020). Insect Systematics and Diversity. 4:1-15. PDF
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. PDF
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. 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 10: 8571-8578.PDF
Forthman M, Miller CW, Kimball RT (2019) Phylogenomic analysis suggests Coreidae and Alydidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) are not monophyletic. Zoologica Scripta. 48: 520-534. PDF
2018 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.
2017 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.
2016 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
2015 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.
2014 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, 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