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​James' Google Scholar


Childers, R. R., Cai, L., Chowdhury, S., Crall, J., Cornwall, M., Sipe, R. H., ... & Chan, W. P. (2023). Selection on size has generated distinctive paired wing flight systems for butterfly flight and migration. link.


Fisher, Adrian, Rafaela Tadei, May Berenbaum, James Nieh, Harry Siviter, James Crall, Jordan R. Glass et al. "Breaking the cycle: Reforming pesticide regulation to protect pollinators." BioScience 73, no. 11 (2023): 808-813.

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Agnes Rortais, Cédric Alaux, James Crall, Xiaodong Duan, Andreas Focks, Alberto Linguadoca, Chris Topping, and Simon More. Environmental scenarios for ApisRAM version 3, a honey bee colony model for pesticides risk assessment. Vol. 20, no. 12. 2023.

Easton-Calabria, August C., Jessie A. Thuma, Kayleigh Cronin, Gigi Melone, Madalyn Laskowski, Matthew AY Smith, Cassandra L. Pasadyn, Benjamin L. de Bivort, and James D. Crall. "Colony size buffers interactions between neonicotinoid exposure and cold stress in bumblebees." Proceedings of the Royal Society B 290, no. 2003 (2023): 20230555.

Crall, JD and Raine, NE (2023). How do neonicotinoids affect social bees? Linking proximate mechanisms to ecological impacts. Advances in Insect Physiology 64, p.191-254. link 



Crall, JD (2022). Glyphosate impairs bee thermoregulation. Science 376(6597): 1051-1052. link

Smith MAY, Easton-Calabria A, Zhang T, Zmyslony S, Thuma J, Cronin K, Pasadyn C, de Bivort BL, Crall JD (2022). Long-term tracking and quantification of individual behavior in bumble bee colonies. Artificial Life and Robotics 27: 401–406.



Toda Y, Ko  M-C, Liang Q, Miller ET, Rico-Guevara A, Nakagita T, Sakakibara A, Uemura K, Sackton T, Hayakawa T, Sin SYW, Ishimaru Y, Misaka T, Oteiza T, Crall JD, Edwards SV, Buttemer W, Matsumura S, Baldwin MW (2021). Early origin of sweet perception in the songbird radiation. Science 373(6551):226-231

Crall, JD (2021). Social insects: stochastic switches and behavioral maturation in ants. Current Biology 31(10):R481-R483.

Valencia-Montoya WA, Quental TB, Tonini JFR, Talavera G, Crall JD, Lamas G, Busby RC, Carvalho APS, Morais AB, Mega NO, Romanowski HP, Liénard MA, Salzman S, Whitaker MRL, Kawahara AY, Lohman DJ, Robbins RE, Pierce NE (2021). Evolutionary tradeoffs between male secondary sexual traits revealed by a phylogeny of the hyperdiverse tribe Eumaeini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 288(1950):20202512

2020 and earlier

Crall JD, Brokaw J, Gagliardi SF, Mendenhall CD, Pierce NE, Combes SA. (2020). Wind drives temporal variation in pollinator visitation in a fragmented tropical forest. Biology Letters.16: 20200103

Crall JD, Bartomeus I (2020). The secret life of the “other” bees: Review of: The Solitary Bees: Biology, Evolution, Conservation. Bryan N. Danforth, Robert L. Minckley, and John L. Neff. Evolutionevo.14067

Salzman S, Crook D, Crall JD, Hopkins R, Pierce NE, Dey B (2020). An ancient obligate pollination mutualism in cycads. Science Advances 6(24): eaay6169

Crall JD, de Bivort BL, Dey B, Ford Versypt A. (2019). Social buffering of pesticides in bumblebees: agent-based modeling of the effects of colony size and neonicotinoid exposure on nest behavior. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7:51

Crall JD, Switzer CM, Oppenheimer RL, Ford Versypt A, Dey B, Brown B, Eyster M, Guérin C, Pierce NE, Combes SA, de Bivort BL (2018).  Neonicotinoid exposure disrupts bumblebee nest behavior, social networks, and thermoregulation. Science 362, 683–686 

Alisch T, Crall JD, Zucker D, de Bivort BL. (2018). MAPLE: A Modular Automated platform for Large-scale Experiments a low-cost robot for integrated animal-handling and phenotyping. eLife 2018;7:e37166. 


Crall, JD, Gravish N, Mountcastle AM, Kocher SD, Oppenheimer RL, Pierce NE, Combes SA (2018). Spatial fidelity of workers predicts collective response to disturbance in a social insect. Nature Communications. 9 (1201) 1-13.

Crall JD, Chang JJ, Oppenheimer RO, Combes SA (2017). Foraging in an unsteady world: Bumblebee flight performance in field-realistic turbulence. Interface Focus 7: 20160086. 

Chang JJ*, +, Crall JD*, Combes SA (2016). Wind alters landing dynamics in bumblebees. Journal of Experimental Biology 219: 2819-2822. *Authors contributed equally, +Undergraduate collaborator

Crall JD*, Akandwanaho D*,+, Souffrant AD*,+, Hescock SD*,+, Callan SE, Coronado WM, Baldwin MW, de Bivort BL (2016). Social context modulates idiosyncrasy of behavior in the gregarious cockroach Blaberus discoidalis. Animal Behaviour 111: 297-305. *Authors contributed equally, +Undergraduate collaborators

Crall JD, Mountcastle AM, Ravi S, Combes SA (2015). Bumblebee flight performance in cluttered environments: Effects of obstacle orientation, body size, and acceleration. Journal of Experimental Biology 218 (17): 2728-2737

Crall JD, Gravish N, Mountcastle AM, Combes SA. (2015). BEEtag: a low-cost, image-based tracking system for the study of animal behavior and locomotion. PLOS One 10(9): e0136487.

Ravi S, Crall JD, McNeilly L, Gagliradi SF, Biewener AA, Combes SA (2015). Hummingbird flight stability and control in freestream turbulence. Journal of Experimental Biology 218 (9): 1444-1452 

Ravi S, Crall JD, Fisher A, Combes SA, (2013). Rolling with the flow: Bumblebees flying in unsteady wakes. Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 4299-4309

Combes SA, Rundle D, Iwasaki J, Crall JD (2012). Linking biomechanics and ecology through predator-prey interactions: Flight performance of dragonflies and their prey. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 903-913

Donoughe, S*, Crall JD*, Combes SA, Merz RA (2011). Resilin in dragonfly and damselfly wings and its implications for wing flexibility. Journal of Morphology 272(12): 1409-1421 *Authors contributed equally

Combes SA, Crall JD, Mukherjee S (2010). Dynamics of animal movement in an ecological context: Dragonfly wing damage reduces flight performance and predation success. Biology Letters 6(3): 426-429

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