Melissa Thomas


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Thomas, ML, CM Payne, AV Suarez, ND Tsutsui and DA Holway. 2007. Contact between supercolonies elevates aggression in Argentine ants. Insectes Sociaux. 54:225-233.

Thomas, ML, CM Payne, AV Suarez, ND Tsutsui and DA Holway. 2006. When supercolonies collide: territorial aggression in an invasive and unicolonial social insect. Molecular Ecology. 15:4303-4315.

Thomas, ML, A Dixson, V Coggins and DA Holway. 2005. Food availability and brood number do not influence intraspecific aggression in Argentine ants. Insectes Sociaux. 52:108-113.

Thomas, ML, ND Tsutsui and DA Holway. 2005. Intraspecific competition influences the symmetry and intensity of aggression in the invasive Argentine ant. Behavioral Ecology. 16:472-481.

Thomas, ML and DA Holway. 2005. Condition-dependent competition between invasive Argentine ants and Australian Iridomyrmex. Journal of Animal Ecology. 74:532-542.