Publications

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  • Harmer AMT, Thomas DB. (2019). pathtrackr: An R package for video tracking and analysing animal movement. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10: 1196-1202.
  • Madin EMP, Harborne AR, Harmer AMT, Luiz OJ, Atwood TB, Sullivan BJ, Madin JS. (2019). Marine reserves shape seascapes on scales visible from space. Proceedings of the Royal Society: B 286: 20190053.
  • Roper MM, Harmer AMT, Brunton DH. (2018). Developmental changes in song production in free-living male and female New Zealand bellbirds. Animal Behaviour 140: 57-71.
  • Madin JS, et al. (2017). The Coral Trait Database, a curated database of trait information for coral species from the global oceans. Scientific Data 3: 160017
  • Brunton DH, Roper MM, Harmer AMT. (2016). Female song rate and structure predict reproductive success in a socially monogamous bird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4: 13
  • Parker KA, Lovegrove TG, Chambers R, Harmer AMT. (2016). A guide for banding North Island robin (Petroica longipes) nestlings. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 43: 307-310
  • Harmer AMT, Clausen PD, Wroe S, Madin JS. (2015). Large orb-webs adapted to maximise total biomass not rare, large prey. Scientific Reports 5: 14121
  • Herberstein ME, Wignall AE, Nessler SH, Harmer AMT, Schneider JM. (2012). How effective and persistent are fragments of male genitalia as mating plugs? Behavioral Ecology 23: 1140-1145
  • Harmer AMT, Kokko H, Herberstein ME, Madin JS. (2012). Optimal web investment in sub-optimal foraging conditions. Naturwissenschaften 99: 65-70
  • Harmer AMT, Blackledge TA, Madin JS, Herberstein ME. (2011). High-performance spider webs: integrating biomechanics, ecology and behaviour. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 8: 457-471
  • Herberstein ME, Schneider JM, Harmer AMT, et al. (2011). Sperm storage and copulation duration in a sexually cannibalistic spider. Journal of Ethology 29:9-15
  • Harmer AMT, Herberstein ME. (2010). Functional diversity of ladder-webs: moth specialization or optimal area use? Journal of Arachnology 38:199-122
  • Harmer AMT, Herberstein ME. (2009). Taking it to extremes: what drives extreme web elongation in Australian ladder-web spiders (Telaprocera maudae)? Animal Behaviour 78: 499-504
  • Harmer AMT. (2009). Elongated orb-webs of Australian ladder-web spiders (Araneidae: Telaprocera) and the significance of orb-web elongation. Journal of Ethology 27: 453-460
  • Harmer AMT, Framenau VW. (2008). Telaprocera (Araneae: Araneidae), a new genus of Australian orb-web spiders with highly elongated webs. Zootaxa 1956: 59-80
  • Perez-Staples D, Harmer AMT, Collins SR & Taylor PW. (2008). Potential for pre-release diet supplements to increase the sexual performance and longevity of male Queensland fruit flies. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10: 255-262
  • Mankin RW, Lemon M, Harmer AMT, Evans CS, Taylor PW. (2008). Time-pattern and frequency analyses of sounds produced by irradiated and untreated male Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) during mating behavior. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101: 664-674
  • Perez-Staples D, Harmer AMT, Taylor PW. (2007). Sperm storage and utilization in female Queensland fruit flies (Bactrocera tryoni). Physiological Entomology 32: 127-135
  • Harmer AMT, Radhakrishnan P, Taylor PW. (2006). Remating inhibition in female Queensland fruit flies: effects and correlates of sperm storage. Journal of Insect Physiology 52: 179-186