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McCoy, E.D. and E.F. Connor. 1976. Environmental determinants of island species number in the British Isles: A reconsideration. Journal of Biogeography 3: 381-382.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1978. Species number and compositional similarity of the Galapagos flora and Avifauna. Ecological Monographs 48: 219-248.

Abele, L.G. and E.F. Connor. l979. Application of island biogeography theory to refuge design: Making the right decision for the wrong reasons. Proceedings of the First Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks. Vol. I. Linn, R.M. (ed). P. 89-94. U.S.D.I. National Park Service Transactions and Proceedings Series, No. 5.

Connor, E.F. and E.D. McCoy. 1979. The statistics and biology of the species-area relationship. American Naturalist 113: 791-833.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1979. You can't falsify ecological hypotheses without data. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 60: 154-155.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1979. The assembly of species communities: Chance or competition? Ecology 60: 1132-1140.

Faeth, S.H. and E.F. Connor. 1979. Supersaturated and relaxing island faunas: A critique of the species-age relationship. Journal of Biogeography 5: 311-316.

Simberloff, D. and E.F. Connor. 1979. Q-mode and R-mode analyses of biogeographic distributions: null hypotheses based on random colonization. In, G.P. Patil and M.L. Rosenzweig (eds). Contemporary Quantitative Ecology and Related Ecometrics. pp. 123-128. Inter-national Co-operative Publishing House, Fairland, Maryland, U.S.A.

McCoy, E.D. and E.F. Connor. 1980. Latitudinal gradients in the diversity of North American mammals. Evolution 34: 193-203.

Connor, E.F., S.H. Faeth, D. Simberloff, and P.A. Opler. 1980. Taxonomic isolation and the accumulation of herbivorous insects: A comparison of introduced and native trees. Ecological Entomology 5: 205-211.

Connor, E.F. 1980. Biogeography: The marriage of ecology and earth history (Review of "Biogeography" by E.C. Pielou). Journal of Biogeography 7: 411-413.

Faeth, S.H., E.F. Connor, and D. Simberloff. 1980. Early leaf abscission: A neglected source of mortality for folivores. American Naturalist 117: 409-415.


Simberloff, D. and E.F. Connor. 1981. Missing species combinations. American Naturalist 118: 215-239.

Simberloff, D., K.L. Heck, E.D. McCoy, and E.F. Connor. 1981. There have been no statistical tests of cladistic biogeographic hypotheses! pp. 40-63. In, G. Nelson and D.E. Rosen (eds). Vicariance Biogeography: A Critique, Columbia University Press, N.Y.

Simberloff, D., K. L. Heck, E.D. McCoy, and E. Connor. 1981. Response. pp. 85-93. In, G. Nelson and D.E. Rosen (eds.) Vicariance Biogeography: A Critique, Columbia University Press, N.Y.

Connor, E.F., S.H. Faeth, and D. Simberloff. 1983. Leaf-miners on Oak: the role of immigration and in situ reproductive recruitment. Ecology 64: 191-204.

Connor, E.F., E.D. McCoy, and B.J. Cosby. 1983. Model discrimination and expected slope values in species-area studies. American Naturalist 122: 789-796.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1983. Interspecific competition and species co-occurrence patterns on islands: Null models and the evaluation of evidence. Oikos 41: 455-465.

Beven, S., E.F. Connor, and K. Beven. 1984. Avian biogeography in the Amazon basin and the biological model of diversification. Journal of Biogeography 11: 383-399.

Connor, E.F. 1984. The causes of overwintering mortality of Phyllonorycter on Quercus robur. Ecological Entomology 9: 23-28.

Connor, E.F. 1984. Geographical Ecology: Ten Years After. (Review of "Aerography" by E.H. Rapoport). Ecology 65: 335.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1984. Neutral models of species co-occurrence patterns. pp. 316-331. In, D.R. Strong, D. Simberloff, L.G. Abele, and A. Thistle (eds). Ecological Communities: Conceptual Issues and the Evidence. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1984. Rejoinder by Connor and Simberloff. pp. 341-343. In, D.R. Strong, D. Simberloff, L.G. Abele, and A. Thistle (eds). Ecological Communities: Conceptual Issues and the Evidence. Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.

Simberloff, D. and E.F. Connor. 1984. Inferring competition from biogeographic data: A reply to Wright and Biehl. American Naturalist 124: 429-436.

Blouin, M.S. and E.F. Connor. 1985. Is there a best shape for nature reserves? Biological Conservation 32: 277-288.

Connor, E.F. 1985. A new ecology. (Review of "A New Ecology: Novel Approaches to Interactive Systems," by P.W. Price, C.N. Slobodchikoff, and W.S. Gaud (eds.). Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 31: 42-44.


Connor, E.F. 1986. The role of Pleistocene forest refugia in the evolution and biogeography of tropical biotas. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 1:165-168.

Connor, E.F. 1986. Time series analysis of the fossil record. p. 119-147, In, D.M. Raup and D. Jablonski (eds). Pattern and Process in the History of Life. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Connor, E. and D. Simberloff. 1986. Competition, scientific method, and null hypotheses in ecology. American Scientist 74: 155-162.

Dueser, R.D., H.H. Shugart, Jr., and E.F. Connor. 1986. The dynamic landscape approach to habitat management, p. 106-113. In, D. L. Kulhavy and R. N. Conner (eds.) Wilderness and natural areas in eastern United States: A management challenge. Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogodoches, TX.

McQuate, G.T., P.F. Germann, and E.F. Connor. 1986. Soybean cell sap response to water deficits.  Journal of Plant Physiology 125: 105-115.

Wake, D.B., E.F. Connor, A.J. de Ricqles, J. Dzik, D.C. Fisher, S.J. Gould, M. LaBarbera, D.A. Meeter, V. Mosbrugger, W.-E. Reif, R.M. Rieger, A. Seilacher, G.P. Wagner.1986. Directions in the history of life. p. 47-67, In, D.M. Raup and D. Jablonski (eds). Pattern and Process in the History of Life. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Connor, E.F. 1987. Wildlife conservation evaluation. (Review of "Wildlife Conservation Evaluation," by M.B. Usher (ed.) Chapman and Hall, N.Y. 394p.). Quarterly Review of Biology 62: 338.

Connor, E.F. and M.A. Bowers. 1987. The spatial consequences of interspecific competition. Annales Zoologica Fennica 24: 213-226.

Connor, E.F. 1988. Cohort and death assemblage estimates of the survival and mortality of Brachys ovatus (Weber) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) American Midland Naturalist 20:150-155.

Connor, E.F. 1988. Fossils, phenetics, and phylogenetics: Inferring the historical dynamics of biogeographic distributions, p. 254-269. In, J. Liebherr (ed.) Historical Biogeography of Caribbean Insects. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y.

Connor, E.F. 1988. Plant water deficits and insect responses: The preference of Corythucha arcuata (Say) (Heteroptera: Tingidae) for the foliage of White Oak (Quercus alba L.). Ecological Entomology 13: 375-381.  

Athey, L.A. and E.F. Connor. 1989. The relationship between foliar nitrogen content and feeding by the Locust Leaf Miner (Odontota dorsalis Thun.) on Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.). Oecologia 79: 390-394.

Connor, E.F. 1989. Digital representation in the analysis of biogeographic data, p. 1019-1029. In, H. Ouellet (ed.) Acta XIX Congressus Internationalis Ornitholigici, Volume I. University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa.

Connor, E.F. 1989. A biologists' view of a philosophers' view of biology. (Review of "Philosophy of Biology Today" by M. Ruse). Systematic Zoology 38:197-198.

Connor, E.F. 1989. Special Feature on "Periodic extinction in earth history." Ecology 70: 801.

Connor, E.F. 1989. Wildlife ecology and management. (Review of "Wildlife Ecology and Management. Second Edition. by W.L. Robinson and E.G. Bolen). Quarterly Review of Biology 64: 520.

Connor, E.F. and E.D. McCoy. 1990. Species-area relationships - Ten years after. Current Contents 21:16.

McQuate, G.T. and E.F. Connor. 1990. Insect responses to plant water deficits: I. Effect of water deficits in soybean plants on the feeding preference of Mexican bean beetle larvae. Ecological Entomology 15: 419-431.

McQuate, G.T. and E.F. Connor. 1990. Insect responses to plant water deficits: II. Effects of water deficits in soybean plants on the growth and survival of Mexican bean beetle larvae. Ecological Entomology 15: 433-445.


Connor, E.F. 1991. Colonization, survival, and causes of mortality of Cameraria hamadryadella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) on four species of host plants. Ecological Entomology 16: 315-322.

Connor, E.F. 1991. In situ conservation of genetic resources: A commentary, p. 77-82. In, G.H. Orians, G.M. Brown, W. E. Kunin, and J.E. Swierzbinski (eds) The Preservation and Valuation of Biological Resources. University of Washington Press: Seattle, USA.

Connor, E.F. 1991. Assessing the methods of quantitative vicariance biogeography: A simulation study of phenetic similarity analysis, p. 947-954. In, E.C. Dudley (ed.) The Unity of Evolutionary Biology: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Systematics and Evolutionary Biology. Dioscorides Press: Portland, Oregon.

Taverner, M. and E.F. Connor 1992. An optical enumeration technique for the detection of baculoviruses in the environment. Environmental Entomology 21: 307-313.

Feldman, R.S. and E.F. Connor. 1992. The relationship between pH and community structure of invertebrates in streams of the Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, USA. Freshwater Biology 27: 261-276.

Beck, M.W. and E.F. Connor. 1992. Factors affecting the reproductive success of the crab spider Misumenoides formosipes: The covariance between juvenile and adult foraging success. Oecologia 92: 287-295.

Connor, E.F. 1992. A tangled web of ecological inference (review of "The balance of nature: ecological issues in the conservation of species and communities." by S.L. Pimm) Ecology 73: 2343-2344.

Connor, E.F. and M.W. Beck. 1993. Density-related mortality in Cameraria hamadryadella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) at epidemic and endemic densities. Oikos 66: 515-525.

Connor, E.F., R.H. Adams-Manson, T.G. Carr, and M.W. Beck. 1994. The effects of host plant phenology on the demography and population dynamics of the leaf-mining moth, Cameraria hamadryadella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) Ecology Entomology 19: 111-120.

Connor, E.F. and M.J. Cargain. 1994. Density-related foraging behavior in Closterocerus tricinctus, a parasitoid of the leaf-mining moth, Cameraria hamadryadella. Ecological Entomology 19: 327-334.

Connor, E.F. 1995. Review of "Monitoring Butterflies for Ecology and Conservation" by E. Pollard and T.J. Yates. Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 522-523.

Auerbach, M.J., E.F Connor, and S. Mopper. 1995. Minor miners and major miners: Population dynamics of leaf-mining insects, p. 83-110. In, N. Cappuccino and P.W. Price (eds.) Population Dynamics: New Approaches and Synthesis. Academic Press: New York.

Nuckols, M.S. and E.F. Connor 1995. Do trees in urban or ornamental plantings receive more damage by insects than trees in natural forests? Ecological Entomology 20: 253-260.


Brown, J.L., S. Vargo, E.F. Connor, and M.S. Nuckols. 1997. Causes of vertical stratification in the density of Cameraria hamadryadella Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). Ecological Entomology 22:16-25.

Connor, E.F. and M. P. Taverner. 1997. The evolution and adaptive significance of the leaf-mining habit. Oikos 79: 6-25.

Connor, E.F. 1997. Review of "Ecology and Conservation of Butterflies" by A.S. Pullin (ed.). Biodiversity and Conservation 6: 651.

Connor, E.F. and D. Simberloff. 1997. Competition, scientific method, and null hypotheses in ecology,  p. 134-141. In, P. Kareiva (ed.) Exploring Ecology and Its Applications. Sinauer Associates, Inc.: Sunderland, MA, USA

Connor, E.F., E. Hosfield, D. Meeter, and X. Nui. 1997. Tests for aggregation and size-based sample-unit selection when sample units vary in size. Ecology 78: 1238-1249 .

Connor, E.F. 1997. Null Models in Ecology (review). Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 59: 1195-1198.

Sacchi, C.F. and E.F. Connor. 1999. Changes in reproduction and architecture in flowering dogwood after attack by the dogwood club gall, Resseliella clavula. Oikos 86: 138-146.  

Connor, E.F., Yoder, J.M. and J. May. 1999. Density-related predation by the Carolina Chickadee, Poecile carolinensis, on the leaf-mining moth, Cameraria hamadryadella, at three spatial scales. Oikos 87: 105-112.  

Connor, E.F., A.C. Courtney, and J.M. Yoder. 2000. Individuals-area relationships: The relationship between animal population density and area. Ecology 81: 734-748.

Connor, E.F. and E.D. McCoy. 2000. Species-area relationships, p. 397- 412. In, S.A. Levin (ed.) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Volume 5. Academic Press: New York.


Mitchell, R.D., W.R. Hofstra, and E.F. Connor. 2001. Reconstructing the colonial environment of the upper Chesapeake watershed, p. 167-190.  In,  P.D. Curtin, G.S. Brush, and G.W. Fisher (eds.) Discovering the Chesapeake: the History of an Ecosystem. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Poulsen, J.R., C.J. Clark, E.F. Connor, and T.B. Smith. 2002. Differential resource use by primates and hornbills: implications for seed dispersal. Ecology 83: 228-240.

Connor, E.F., J. Hafernik, J. Levy, V.L. Moore, and J. Rickman. 2002. Insect conservation in an urban biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Insect Conservation  6: 247-259.

Andres, M.R. and E.F. Connor. 2003. The community-wide and guild-specific effects of pubescence on the folivorous insects on manzanitas (Arctostaphylos spp.). Ecological Entomology 28: 383-396.

Low, C. and E.F. Connor. 2003. Birds have no impact on folivorous insect guilds on a montane willow. Oikos 103: 579-589.

Rickman, J.K. and E.F. Connor. 2003. The effect of urbanization on the quality of remnant habitats for leaf-mining Lepidoptera on Quercus agrifoliaEcography 26: 777-787.

Clark, C.J., J.R. Poulsen, E.F. Connor, and V.T. Parker. 2003. Fruiting trees as dispersal foci in a semi-deciduous tropical forest. Oecologia 139: 66-75.

Stoelting, R. and E.F. Connor 2004. Review of Structural Equation Modeling: Applications in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology (Edited by Bruce H. Pugesek, Adrian Tomer, and Alexander von Eye). Ecoscience 11: 257-258.

Levy, J.M. and E.F. Connor. 2004. Are Gardens Effective in Butterfly Conservation? A case study with the pipevine swallowtail, Battus philenor. Journal of Insect Conservation 8: 323-330.

He, F., K.J. Gaston, E.F. Connor, D.S. Srivastava. 2005. The local-regional relationship: immigration, extinction, and scale. Ecology 86: 360-365.

Clark, C.J., J.R. Poulsen, B. M. Bolker, E.F. Connor, and V.T. Parker. 2005. Comparative seed shadows of bird-, monkey-, and wind-dispersed trees. Ecology 86: 2684-2694.  


Connor, E.F. 2006. Effects of the light environment on oviposition preference and survival of a leaf-mining moth, Cameraria hamadryadella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) on Quercus alba L.  Ecological Entomology  31: 179-184.

Lindzey, S., J. Doudna, and E. F. Connor. 2006. Updated Conservation Classic: Review of Insect Diversity Conservation by Michael J. Samways (2005, Cambridge University Press, 342 pp.) . Conservation Biology 20: 925-926.

Hartsough, C.D.B., E.F. Connor, D.R. Smith, and G.S. Spicer. 2007. Systematics of two feeding morphs of Schizocerella pilicornis (Hymenoptera: Argidae) and recognition of two species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100: 375-380.

Nygard,J.P., N.J. Sanders, and E.F. Connor. 2008. The effects of the invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humilis) and the native ant Prenolepis imparis on the structure of the herbivore community on willow trees (Salix lasiolepis). Ecological Entomology 33: 789-795.

Conser, C.and E.F. Connor. 2009. Assessing the residuals effects of Carpobrotus edulis invasion, implications for restoration. Biological Invasions 11: 349-358.


Lindzey, S. and E.F. Connor. 2011. Monitoring butterflies using immature stages: The Mission Blue Butterfly. Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 765-773.

Collins, M.D., D. Simberloff, and E.F. Connor. 2011. Binary matrices and checkerboard distributions of birds in the Bismarck Archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 38: 2373-2383. 

Doudna, J. and E.F. Connor. 2012. Response of terrestrial arthropod assemblages to coastal dune restoration. Ecological Restoration 30: 20-26.

Connor, E.F., S. Li, and S.J. Li. 2012. Automating identification of avian vocalizations using time-frequency information extracted from the Gabor-Transform. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 132: 507-517.

Connor, E.F., L. Bartlett, S. O’Toole, S. Byrd, K. Biskar, J. Orozco. 2012. The mechanism of gall induction makes galls red.  Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6: 489-495.

Connor, E.F. and E.D. McCoy. 2013. Species-area relationships. In, (S.A. Levin) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Second Edition. Volume 6, pp. 640-650. Academic Press: New York.

LeBuhn, G., S. Droege, E.F. Connor, B. Gemmill-Herren, S.G. Potts, R.L. Minckley, T. Griswold, R. Jean, E. Kula, D.W. Roubik, J. Cane, K. Wetherill, G. Frankie,  F. Parker. 2013. Detecting pollinator declines on a regional and global scale. Conservation Biology 27: 113-120.

Connor, E.F., M.D. Collins, and D. Simberloff. 2013. The checkered history of checkerboard distributions. Ecology 94: 2403-2414.

Dorazio, R.M. and E.F. Connor. 2014. Estimating abundances of interacting species using morphological traits, foraging guilds, and habitat. PloS ONE 9(4): e94323. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094323.

Bartlett, L. and E.F. Connor. 2014. Exogenous phytohormones and the induction of plant gall by insects. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 8: 339-348. DOI 10.1007/s11829-014-9309-0.

LeBuhn, G., S. Droege, E.F. Connor, B. Gemmill-Herren, S.G. Potts, R.L. Minckley, T. Griswold, R. Jean, E. Kula, D.W. Roubik, J. Cane, K. Wetherill, G. Frankie,  F. Parker. 2015. Evidence based Conservation: A reply to Tepedino et al. Conservation Biology 29:  283-285. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12438

Dorazio, R. M., E.F. Connor, and R.A. Askins. 2015. Estimating the effects of habitat and biological interactions in an avian community. PLoS ONE. 10(8): e0135987. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0135987

Connor, E.F., M.D. Collins, and D. Simberloff. 2015. The checkered history of checkerboard distributions: reply. Ecology 96: 3388-3389.


LeBuhn, G., E.F. Connor, M. Brand, J.F. Colville, K. Devkota, R.B. Thapa, M. Kasina, R.K. Joshi, K. Aidoo, P. Kwapong, C. Annoh, P. Bosu, M.K. Rafique. 2016. Monitoring pollinators around the world, p. 3-16, In, Gemmill-Herren, B. (ed). Pollination Services to Agriculture; Sustaining . United Nations, Food and Agricultural Organization. Routlege, London.

Yamaura, Y,  E.F. Connor, J.A. Royle, K. Itoh, K. Sato, H. Taki, Y. Mishima. 2016. Estimating species-area relationships by modeling abundance and frequency subject to incomplete sampling. Ecology and Evolution 16: 4836-4848. doi:10.1002/ece3.2244.

Jacobs, J., R. von May, D.H. Kavanaugh, and E.F. Connor. 2016. Beetles in bamboo forests: community structure in a heterogeneous landscape of southwestern Amazonia. Submitted to PeerJ.

Silvia, M.S. and E.F. Connor. 2016. Meristem differences between monocots and dicots and susceptibility to attack by gall-inducing insects. Submitted to Arthropod-Plant Interactions.