Publications, 1990-1999


Miller, W.B. and A.E. Weis. 1999. Geographic differentiation and environment-dependent susceptibility of coyote bush to a gall midge. Oikos84: 199-208.

Krupnick, G.A. and A.E. Weis. 1999. Gametes gone to waste: Effects of floral herbivores on male and female reproductive success in Isomeris arborea. Ecology 80: 135-149. (pdf)

Krupnick, G.A., A.E. Weis and D.R. Campbell. 1999. The consequences of floral herbivory for pollinator service to Isomeris arborea. Ecology80: 125:134. (pdf)


Weis, A.E. and W.G. Abrahamson. 1998. Just lookin’ for a home. Natural History 107(7): 60-63.

Richter, K.S. and A.E. Weis. 1998. Inbreeding and outcrossing in Yucca whipplei: consequences for the reproductive success of plant and pollinator. Ecology Letters 1: 21-24.

Krupnick, G.A. and A.E. Weis. 1998. Floral Herbivore effects on sex expression in an andromonoecious plant, Isomeris arborea. Plant Ecology 134: 151-162.


Abrahamson, W.G., and A.E. Weis. 1997. Evolutionary Ecology across Three Trophic Levels: Goldenrods, Gallmakers and Natural Enemies. Princeton Monographs in Population Biology, Princeton University Press.


Weis, A.E. 1996. Variable selection on Eurosta’s gall size, III: Can a response to selection be detected? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 9: 623-640.


Richter, K.S., and A.E. Weis. 1995. Differential abortion in yucca. Nature 376: 557-558.

Brown, D.G. and A.E. Weis. 1995. Prior grazing of goldenrod reduces the growth and reproduction of a specialist herbivore, Trirhabda canadensis. Ecology 76: 426-436. (pdf)


Weis, A.E. 1994. What can gallmakers tell us about the natural selection on plant defense? pp. 157-171, In, P.W. Price, W.J. Mattson, and Y. Baranchikov (eds.), The Ecology and Evolution of Gall-forming Insects. USDA General Technical Report NC-174.

Weis, A.E., and A.D. Kapelinski. 1994. Variable selection on Eurosta’s gall size, II: A path analysis of the ecological factors behind selection.Evolution 48: 734-745.

Plakadis, J.D., and A.E. Weis. 1994. Larval concealment and parasitoid attack in the gall midge Asphondylia rudbeckiaeconspicua (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Environmental Entomology 23: 115-121.


Weis, A.E. 1993. Galls from the inside out. Review of: Biology of Insect Galls, J.D. Shorthouse and O Rhofritsch, (eds.) Ecology 74: 1210-1211.

Weis, A.E. 1993. Host gall size predicts host quality for the parasitoid Eurytoma gigantea, but can the parasitoid tell? Journal of Insect Behavior 5: 591-602.


Bross, L.R., A.E. Weis and L. Hanzely. 1992. Ultrastructure of cells of the goldenrod (Solidago altissima) ball gall induced by Eurosta solidaginis. Cytobios 71: 51-65.

Weis, A.E., W.G. Abrahamson and M. Andersen. 1992. Variable selection on Eurosta’s gall size, I: The extent and nature of variation in selection. Evolution 46: 1674-1697. (pdf)

Weis, A.E., and D.R. Campbell. 1992. Plant genotype: A variable factor in animal-plant interactions. In, M.D. Hunter, T. Ohgushi and P.W. Price (eds.), Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions. Academic Press, Orlando, FL.

Weis, A.E. 1992. Plant variation and the evolution of phenotypic plasticity in herbivore performance. In, R.F. Fritz and E.L. Simms (eds.), Ecology and Evolution of Host Plant Resistance. University of Chicago Press, Chicago IL.


Lichter*, J.P., A.E. Weis and C. Dimmick. 1990. Growth and survivorship of the goldenrod gall fly, Eurosta solidaginis, on two sympatric host plants. Environmental Entomology 19: 972-977.

Walton, R., A.E. Weis and J.P. Lichter*. 1990. Oviposition behavior and response to plant height by the goldenrod gall fly, Eurosta solidaginis (Fitch). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83: 509-514.

Weis, A.E., and W.L. Gorman. 1990. Measuring selection on reaction norms: explorations of the SolidagoEurosta system. Evolution 44: 820-831. (pdf)

Crego, C.L., A.E. Weis, N.O. Polans, and C.K. Bretz*. 1990. Sympatric sibling species of Asteromyia (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from phenotypically distinct galls on the same host plant species. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83: 149-154.

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