The Thompson Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz

 

 

   
 
 


Publications

 

   
Books

Thompson, J. N. 2013. Relentless Evolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 499 pp.

Thompson, J.N. 2005. The Geographic Mosaic of Coevolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 442 pp.

Thompson, J.N. 1994. The Coevolutionary Process, University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 387 pp.

Thompson, J.N. 1982. Interaction and Coevolution, John Wiley & Sons, New York. 179 pp.

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Translation:

Reissue of Interaction and Coevolution (1982) in 2014 by The University of Chicago Press:

Interaction and Coevolution


Edited Special Issues of Journals

Thompson, J. N., and R. Medel, eds. 2010. Coevolution Special Issue. Evolution: Education and Outreach Volume 3. Issue 1.

Thompson, J. N., ed. 1999. Coeovolution. American Naturalist Supplement Issue 153:S1-S93


2014

Bronstein, J. L., W. S. Armbruster, and J. N. Thompson. 2014. Understanding evolution and complexity of species interactions using orchids as model systems. New Phytologist 202: 373-375.

Thompson, J. N. 2014. Natural selection, coevolution, and the web of life. American Naturalist 183:iv-v.

Thompson, J. N. 2014. Coevolution and speciation. Pages 535-542 in Losos, J. B., ed. The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

Thompson, J. N. 2014. Interaction and Coevolution. Reissue of the 1982 edition. University of Chicago Press, Chicago

 


2013

Thompson, J. N. 2013. Relentless Evolution. University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Friberg, M., C. Schwind, R. A. Raguso, and J. N. Thompson. 2013. Extreme divergence in floral scent among woodland star species (Lithophragma spp.) pollinated by floral parasites. Annals of Botany 111:539-550

Thompson, J. N., C. Schwind, P. R. Guimarães, Jr., and M. Friberg. 2013. Divergence through multitrait evolution in coevolving interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110:11487-11492

Gibert, J. P., M. M. Pires, J. N. Thompson, and P. R. Guimarães, Jr. 2013. The spatial structure of antagonistic species affects coevolution in predictable ways. American Naturalist 182:578-591.


2012

Hoeksema, J. D., J. V. Hernandez, D. L. Rogers, L. L. Mendoza, and J. N. Thompson. 2012. Geographic divergence in a species-rich symbiosis: Interactions between Monterey pines and ectomycorrhizal fungi. Ecology 93:2275-2285.

Koskella, B, D. M. Lin, A. Buckling, and J. N. Thompson. 2012. The cost of evolving resistance in heterogeneous parasite environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:1896-1903.

Thompson, J. N. 2012. The role of coevolution. Science 335:410-411

Thompson, J. N. 2012. The dynamics of microbial coevolution. Microbe 7:349-352.


2011

Guimarães, P. R., Jr., P. Jordano, and J. N. Thompson. 2011. Evolution and coevolution in mutualistic networks. Ecology Letters 14:877-885.

Koskella, B., J. N. Thompson, and A. Buckling. 2011. Local biotic environment shapes the spatial scale of bacteriophage adaptation to bacteria. American Naturalist 177:440-451.

Lorenzi, C., and J. N. Thompson. 2011. The geographic structure of selection on a coevolving interaction between social parasitic wasps and their hosts hampers social evolution. Evolution 65:3527-3542.

Thompson, J. N., and K. A. Rich. 2011. Range edges and the molecular divergence of Greya moth populations. Journal of Biogeography 38:551-553.

Thompson, J. N. 2011. The future of studies of plant-animal interactions (O futura dos estudos plantas-animais). In Del-Klaro, K., and H. M. Torezan-Silingardi, eds. Ecologia das interações animais-plantas: uma abordagem ecológico-evolutiva. Technical Books Editoria, Rio de Janeiro.


2010

Cuautle, M., and J. N. Thompson. 2010. Evaluating the co-polliinator network structure of two sympatric Lithophragma species with different morphology. Oecologia 162:71-80.

Díaz-Castelazo, C., P. R. Guimarães, Jr., P. Jordano, J. N. Thompson, R. J. Marquis, and V. Rico-Gray. 2010. Changes of a mutualistic network over time: reanalysis over a 10-year period. Ecology 91:793-801.

Thompson, J. N. 2010. Four central points about coevolution. Evolution: Education and Outreach 3: 7-13 (PDF)

Thompson, J. N., and R. Medel. 2010. Coevolution and the web of life. Evolution: Education and Outreach 3: 6 (PDF)

Thompson, J. N. 2010. The adaptive radiation of coevolving prodoxid moths and their hostplants:Greya moths and yucca moths. In P. R. Grant and R. B. Grant, eds. From Field Observations to Mechanisms. Princeton University Press, Princeton (in press)

Thompson, J. N., A.-L. Laine, and J. F. Thompson. 2010. Retention of mutualism in a geographic diverging interaction. Ecology Letters 13:1368-1377.


2009

Dirzo, R., and J. N. Thompson 2009. La coevolución y las enzeñanzas de Darwin. Ciencia Hoy 119 (113): 43-48 (Includes a separate box written by Paul Ehrlich and Peter Raven on their 1964 paper on coevolution.)

Hoeksema, J. D., B. J. Piculell, and J. N. Thompson. 2009. Within-population genetic variability in mycorrhizal interactions. Communicative and Integrative Biology 2:1-2.

Thompson, J. N. 2009. The coevolving web of life. American Naturalist 173:125-150 (PDF)

Thompson, J. N. 2009. Which ecologically important traits are most likely to evolve rapidly? Oikos 118:1281-1283

Thompson, J. N. 2009. Coevolution. Pages 247-252 in S. A. Levin, ed. The Princeton Guide to Ecology. Princeton University Press.

Thompson, J. N. 2009. Sex and the geographic mosaic of coevolution. Current Biology 19:R735-736

Thompson, J. N. 2009. Prólogo. Pages 6-7 in R. Medel, M. A. Aizen, and R. Zamora, eds. Ecología y evolución de interacciones planta-animal. (Bicentenario Charles Darwin) Editorial Universitaria, Santiago, Chile.

 


2008

Forde, S. E., R. R. Beardmore, I. Gudelj, S. S. Arkin, J. N. Thompson, and L. D. Hurst. 2008. Understanding the limits to generalisability of experimental evolutionary models. Nature 255:220-223 (PDF)

Forde, S. E., J. N. Thompson, B. J. M. Bohannan, and R. D. Holt. 2008. Coevolution drives temporal changes in fitness and diversity across environments in a bacteria-bacteriophage interaction. Evolution 62:1830-1839 (PDF)

Piculell, B., J. Hoeksema, and J. N. Thompson. 2008. Interactions of biotic and abiotic environmental factors on an ecotomycorrhizal symbiosis, and the potential for selection mosaics. BMC Biology 6:23 (11 pages) (PDF)

Rich, K. H., J. N. Thompson, and C. C. Fernandez. 2008. Diverse historical processes shape deep phylogeographic divergence in the polliinating seed parasite Greya politella. Molecular Ecology 17:2430-2448. (PDF)

Thompson, J. N. 2008. Use the word evolution. Evolution: Education and Outreach 1:42-43 (PDF)

Thompson, J. N., and K. F. Merg. 2008. Evolution of polyploidy and diversification of plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology 89:2197-2206 (PDF)

Thompson, J. N. 2008. Coevolution, cryptic speciation, and the persistance of plant-insect interactions. Pages 216-224 in K. Tilmon, ed. Specialization, speciation, and radiation. University of California Press, Berkeley.


2007

Forde, S.E, J.N. Thompson and B.J.M. Bohannan (2007). Gene flow reverses an adaptive cline in a coevolving host-parasitoid interaction. Am. Nat. 169: 794–801. (PDF)

Hoeksema, J.D. and J.N. Thompson (2007). Geographic structure in a widespread plant–mycorrhizal interaction: pines and false truffles. J. Evol. Biol 20: 1148–1163. (PDF)

Soltis, D. E., P. S. Soltis, D. W. Schemske, J. Hancock, J. N. Thompson, B. Husband, and W. Judd. 2007. Autopolyploidy and sympatric speciation in angiosperms: Have we grossly underestimated the number of species? Taxon 56:13-30.

Guimarães, P. R., Jr., V. Rico-Gray, P.S. Oliveira, T. J. Izzo, S. F. dos Reis, and J. N. Thompson. 2007. Interaction intimacy affects structure and coevolutionary dynamics in mutualistic networks. Current Biology 17:1797-1803 (PDF)



 

2006

Nuismer, S.L. and J.N. Thompson (2006). Coevolutionary alternation in antagonistic interactions. Evolution 60: 2207-2217. (PDF)

Guimarães, P.R., V. Rico-Gray, S.F. dos Reis and J.N. Thompson (2006). Asymmetries in specialization in ant–plant mutualistic networks. Proc. R. Soc. B 273: 2041–2047. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (2006). Mutualistic webs of species. Science 312: 372-373. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and C.C. Fernandez (2006). Temporal dynamics of antagonism and mutualism in a geographically variable plant-insect interaction. Ecology 87: 103-112. (PDF)

Fernandez, C.C., J.R. Shevock, A.N. Glazer and J.N. Thompson (2006). Cryptic species within the cosmopolitan desiccation-tolerant moss Grimmia laevigata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103: 637-642. (PDF)


2005

Thompson, J.N. (2005). Coevolution: The geographic mosaic of coevolutionary arms races. Current Biology, 15: R992-994. (PDF)

Thompson, J. N. and R. Calsbeek (2005). Molecular and ecological differentiation of species and species interactions across large geographic regions: California and the Pacific Northwest. Pages 405-421 in Fellowes, M., G. Holloway, and J. Roff, eds. Insect Evolutionary Ecology. Royal Entomological Society, London.

Eldredge, N., J.N. Thompson, P.M. Brakefield, S. Gavrilets, D. Jablonski, J.B.C. Jackson, R.E. Lenski, B.S. Lieberman, M.A. McPeek, and W. Miller III (2005). The dynamics of evolutionary stasis. Paleobiology, 31(2), 2005, pp. 133–145. (PDF)


2004

Forde, S.E., J.N. Thompson and B.J.M. Bohannan (2004). Adaptation varies through space and time in a coevolving host–parasitoid interaction. Nature 431: 841-844. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N., S.L. Nuismer and K. Merg (2004). Plant polyploidy and the evolutionary ecology of plant/animal interactions. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 82: 511-519. (PDF)


2003

Calsbeek, R., J.N. Thompson and J.E. Richardson (2003). Patterns of molecular evolution and diversification in a biodiversity hotspot: the California Floristic Province. Molecular Ecology 12: 1021-1029. (PDF)

Gomulkiewicz, R., S.L. Nuismer and J.N. Thompson (2003). Coevolution in variable mutualisms. American Naturalist 162: S80-S93. (PDF)

Nuismer, S.L., J.N. Thompson and R. Gomulkiewicz (2003). Coevolution between hosts and parasites with partially overlapping geographic ranges. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 1337-1345. (PDF)


2002

Thompson, J.N., S.L. Nuismer and R. Gomulkiewicz (2002). Coevolution and maladaptation. Integrative and Comparative Biology 42:381-387. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and B.M. Cunningham (2002). Geographic structure and dynamics of coevolutionary selection. Nature 417: 735 - 738. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (2002). Plant-animal interactions: future directions. pp 236-247 in: Plant-Animal Interactions: An Evolutionary Approach, C.M. Herrera and O. Pellmyr, eds. Oxford, Blackwell Science.

Thompson, J.N. (2002). Coevolution. pp 178-183 in: Encyclopedia of Evolution, M. Pagel, ed. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Janz, N. and J.N. Thompson (2002). Plant polyploidy and host expansion in an insect herbivore. Oecologia 130: 570-575. (PDF)


2001

Thompson, J.N., O.J. Reichman, P.J. Morin, G.A. Polis, M.E. Power, R.W. Sterner, C.A. Couch, L. Gough, R. Holt, D.U. Hooper, F. Keesing, C.R. Lovell, B.T. Milne, M.C. Molles, D.W. Roberts and S.Y. Strauss (2001). Frontiers of ecology. Bioscience 51: 15-24. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (2001). The geographic dynamics of coevolution. pp 331-343 in: Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies, C.W. Fox, D.A. Roff and D.J. Fairbairn, eds. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Thompson, J.N. (2001). Coevolution. in: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, London, Nature Publishing Group.

Sakai, A.K., F.W. Allendorf, J.S. Holt, D.M. Lodge, J. Molofsky, K.A. With, S. Baughman, R.J. Cabin, J.E. Cohen, N.C. Ellstrand, D.E. McCauley, P. O'Neil, I.M. Parker, J.N. Thompson and S.G. Weller (2001). The population biology of invasive species. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 32: 305-332. (PDF)

Nuismer, S.L. and J.N. Thompson (2001). Plant polyploidy and non-uniform effects on insect herbivores. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 268: 1937-1940. (PDF)

Althoff, D.M. and J.N. Thompson (2001). Geographic structure in the searching behaviour of a specialist parasitoid: combining molecular and behavioural approaches. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14: 406-417. (PDF)


2000

Nuismer, S.L., J.N. Thompson and R. Gomulkiewicz (2000). Coevolutionary clines across selection mosaics. Evolution 54: 1102-1115. (PDF)

Hochberg, M.E., R. Gomulkiewicz, R.D. Holt and J.N. Thompson (2000). Weak sinks could cradle mutualistic symbioses - strong sources should harbour parasitic symbioses. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 13: 213-222. (PDF)

Gomulkiewicz, R., J.N. Thompson, R.D. Holt, S.L. Nuismer and M.E. Hochberg (2000). Hot spots, cold spots, and the geographic mosaic theory of coevolution. American Naturalist 156: 156-174. (PDF)


1999

Thompson, J.N. and D. Althoff (1999). Insect diversity and the trophic complexity of communities. pp 537-552 in: Ecological Entomology, Second Edition. C.B. Huffaker and A.P. Gutierrez, eds. New York, John Wiley & Sons.

Thompson, J.N. (1999). The raw material for coevolution. Oikos 84: 5-16. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1999). The evolution of species interactions. Science 284: 2116-2118. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1999). What we know and do not know about coevolution: insect herbivores and plants as a test case. pp 7-30 in: Herbivores: Between Plants and Predators, H. Olff, V.K. Brown and R.H. Drent, eds. Oxford, Blackwell Science.

Thompson, J.N. (1999). Coevolution and escalation: Are ongoing coevolutionary meanderings important? American Naturalist 153: S92-S93. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1999). Specific hypotheses on the geographic mosaic of coevolution. American Naturalist 153: S1-S14. (PDF)

Segraves, K.A., J.N. Thompson, P.S. Soltis and D.E. Soltis (1999). Multiple origins of polyploidy and the geographic structure of Heuchera grossulariifolia. Molecular Ecology 8: 253-262. (PDF)

Segraves, K.A. and J.N. Thompson (1999). Plant polyploidy and pollination: floral traits and insect visits to diploid and tetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia. Evolution 53: 1114-1127. (PDF)

Nuismer, S.L., J.N. Thompson and R. Gomulkiewicz (1999). Gene flow and geographically structured coevolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 266: 605-609. (PDF)

Althoff, D.M. and J.N. Thompson (1999). Comparative geographic structures of two parasitoid-host interactions. Evolution 53: 818-825. (PDF)


1998

Thompson, J.N. (1998). The population biology of coevolution. Researches on Population Ecology 40: 159-166. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1998). The evolution of diet breadth: Monophagy and polyphagy in swallowtail butterflies. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 11: 563-578. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1998). Rapid evolution as an ecological process. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 329-332. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1998). Coping with multiple enemies: 10 years of attack on Lomatium dissectum plants. Ecology 79: 2550-2554. (PDF)

Pellmyr, O., J.H. Leebens-Mack and J.N. Thompson (1998). Herbivores and molecular clocks as tools in plant biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 63: 367-378. (PDF)


1997

Wehling, W.F. and J.N. Thompson (1997). Evolutionary conservatism of oviposition preference in a widespread polyphagous insect herbivore, Papilio zelicaon. Oecologia 111: 209-215. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N., B.M. Cunningham, K.A. Segraves, D.M. Althoff and D. Wagner (1997). Plant polyploidy and insect/plant interactions. American Naturalist 150: 730-743. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1997). Population ecology, Community ecology, and Coevolution. Encyclopaedia Britannica 13: 1137-1154.

Thompson, J.N. (1997). The organism and the environment. Encyclopaedia Britannica 13: 1129-1134.

Thompson, J.N. (1997). Conserving interaction biodiversity. pp 285-293 in: The Ecological Basis of Conservation, S.T.A. Pickett, R.S. Ostfeld, M. Shachak and G.E. Likens, eds. New York, Chapman & Hall.

Thompson, J.N. (1997). Evaluating the dynamics of coevolution among geographically structured populations. Ecology 78: 1619-1623. (PDF)

Joshi, A. and J.N. Thompson (1997). Adaptation and specialization in a two-resource environment in Drosophila species. Evolution 51: 846-855. (PDF)

Brown, J.M., J.H. Leebens-Mack, J.N. Thompson, O. Pellmyr and R.G. Harrison (1997). Phylogeography and host association in a pollinating seed parasite Greya politella (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Molecular Ecology 6: 215-224. (PDF)


1996

Thompson, J.N. (1996). Trade-offs in larval performance on normal and novel hosts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 80: 133-139. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1996). Evolutionary ecology and the conservation of biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11: 300-303. (PDF)

Pellmyr, O., J.N. Thompson, J.M. Brown and R.G. Harrison (1996). Evolution of pollination and mutualism in the yucca moth lineage. American Naturalist 148: 827-847. (PDF)

Pellmyr, O. and J.N. Thompson (1996). Sources of variation in pollinator contribution within a guild: the effects of plant and pollinator factors. Oecologia 107: 595-604. (PDF)

Joshi, A. and J.N. Thompson (1996). Evolution of broad and specific competitive ability in novel versus familiar environments in Drosophila species. Evolution 50: 188-194. (PDF)


1995

Thompson, J.N. (1995). The origins of host shifts in swallowtail butterflies versus other insects. pp 195-203 in: Swallowtail Butterflies: Their Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, J.M. Scriber, Y. Tsubaki and R.C. Lederhouse, eds. Gainesville, FL, Scientific Publishers.

Joshi, A. and J.N. Thompson (1995). Trade-offs and the evolution of host specialization. Evolutionary Ecology 9: 82-92. (PDF)

Joshi, A. and J.N. Thompson (1995). Alternative routes to the evolution of competitive ability in two competing species of Drosophila. Evolution 49: 616-625. (PDF)

Burdon, J.J. and J.N. Thompson (1995). Changed patterns of resistance in a population of Linum marginale attacked by the rust pathogen Melampsora lini. Journal of Ecology 83: 199-206. (PDF)


1994

Thompson, J.N. (1994). The geographic mosaic of evolving interactions. pp 419-431 in: Individuals, Populations and Patterns in Ecology, S.R. Leather, A.D. Watt, N.J. Mills and K.F.A. Walters, eds. Andover, UK, Intercept Press.

Thompson, J.N. (1994). The Coevolutionary Process, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Brown, J.M., O. Pellmyr, J.N. Thompson and R.G. Harrison (1994). Phylogeny of Greya (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae) based on nucleotide sequence variation in mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I and II: congruence with morphological data. Molecular Biology and Evolution 11: 128-141. (PDF)

Brown, J.M., O. Pellmyr, J.N. Thompson and R.G. Harrison (1994). Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny of the Prodoxidae (Lepidoptera: Incurvarioidea) indicates rapid ecological diversification of Yucca moths. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 87: 795-802.

Althoff, D.M. and J.N. Thompson (1994). The effects of tail autotomy on survivorship and body growth of Uta stansburiana under conditions of high mortality. Oecologia 100: 250-255.


1993

Thompson, J.N. (1993). Preference heirarchies and the origin of geographic specialization in host use in swallowtail butterflies. Evolution 47: 1585-1594. (PDF)


1992

Thompson, J.N. and O. Pellmyr (1992). Mutualism with pollinating seed parasites amid co-pollinators: constraints on specialization. Ecology 73: 1780-1791. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and J.J. Burdon (1992). Gene-for-gene coevolution between plants and parasites. Nature 360: 121-125. (PDF)

Soltis, D.E., P.S. Soltis, J.N. Thompson and O. Pellmyr (1992). Chloroplast DNA variation in Lithophragma (Saxifragaceae). Systematic Botany 17: 607-619. (PDF)

Pellmyr, O. and J.N. Thompson (1992). Multiple occurrences of mutualism in the yucca moth lineage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 89: 2927-2929. (PDF)

Davis, D.R., O. Pellmyr and J.N. Thompson (1992). Biology and systematics of Greya Busck and Tetragma, new genus (Lepidoptera: Prodoxidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 524: 1-88.


1991

Thompson, J.N. and O. Pellmyr (1991). Evolution of oviposition behavior and host preference in Lepidoptera. Annual Review of Entomology 36: 65-89. (PDF)


1990

Thompson, J.N., W. Wehling and R. Podolsky (1990). Evolutionary genetics of host use in swallowtail butterflies. Nature 344: 148-150.

Thompson, J.N. (1990). Coevolution and the evolutionary genetics of interactions among plants and insects and pathogens. pp 249-271 in: Pests, Pathogens, and Plant Communities, J.J. Burdon and S.R. Leather, eds. Oxford, Blackwell.


1980's

Thompson, J.N. and O. Pellmyr (1989). Origins of variance in seed number and mass: Interaction of sex expression and herbivory in Lomatium salmoniflorum. Oecologia 79: 395-402.

Thompson, J.N. (1989). Concepts of coevolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4: 179-183. (PDF)

Tiritilli, M.E. and J.N. Thompson (1988). Variation in swallowtail/plant interactions: host selection and the shapes of survivorship curves. Oikos 53: 153-160.

Thompson, J.N. (1988). Evolutionary genetics of oviposition preference in swallowtail butterflies. Evolution 42: 1223-1234. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1988). Coevolution and alternative hypotheses on insect/plant interactions. Ecology 69: 893-895. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1988). Evolutionary ecology of the relationship between oviposition preference and performance of offspring in phytophagous insects. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 47: 3-14. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1988). Variation in preference and specificity in monophagous and oligophagous swallowtail butterflies. Evolution 42: 118-128. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1988). Variation in interspecific interactions. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 19: 65-87. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1987). Symbiont-induced speciation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 32: 385-393.

Thompson, J.N. (1987). The ontogeny of flowering and sex expression in divergent populations of Lomatium grayi. Oecologia 72: 605-611.

Thompson, J.N. (1987). Variance in number of eggs per patch: oviposition behaviour and population dispersion in a seed parasitic moth. Ecological Entomology 12: 311-320.

Ellison, R.L. and J.N. Thompson (1987). Variation in seed and seedling size: the effects of seed herbivores on Lomatium grayi (Umbelliferae). Oikos 49: 269-280.

Thompson, J.N. (1986). Constraints on arms races in coevolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 1: 105-107.

Thompson, J.N. (1986). Patterns in coevolution. pp 119-143 in: Coevolution and Systematics, A.R. Stone and D.J. Hawksworth, eds. Oxford, Clarendon Press.

Thompson, J.N. (1986). Oviposition behaviour and searching efficiency in a natural population of a braconid parasitoid. Journal of Animal Ecology 55: 351-360. (PDF)

Pyke, D.A. and J.N. Thompson (1986). Statistical analysis of survival and removal rate experiments. Ecology 67: 240-245. (PDF)

Price, P.W., M. Westoby, B. Rice, P.R. Atsatt, R.S. Fritz, J.N. Thompson and K. Mobly (1986). Parasite mediation in ecological interactions. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 17: 487-505. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and M.E. Moody (1985). Assessing probability of interaction in size-structured populations: Depressaria attack on Lomatium. Ecology 66: 1597-1607. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1985). Postdispersal seed predation in Lomatium spp. (Umbelliferae): Variation among individuals and species. Ecology 66: 1608-1616. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1985). Within-patch dynamics of life histories, populations, and interactions: selection over time in small spaces. pp 253-264 in: The Ecology of Natural Disturbance and Patch Dynamics, S.T.A. Pickett and P.S. White, eds. New York, Academic.

Johnson, R.A., M.F. Willson, J.N. Thompson and R.I. Bertin (1985). Nutritional values of wild fruits and consumption by migrant frugivorous birds. Ecology 66: 819-827. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1984). Insect diversity and the trophic structure of communities. pp 591-606 in: Ecological Entomology, C.B. Huffaker and R.L. Rabb, eds. New York, John Wiley & Sons.

Thompson, J.N. (1984). Variation among individual seed masses in Lomatium grayi (Umbelliferae) under controlled conditions: magnitude and partitioning of the variance. Ecology 65: 626-631. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1983). Selection of plant parts by Depressaria multifidae (Lep., Oecophoridae) on its seasonally-restricted hostplant, Lomatium grayi (Umbelliferae). Ecological Entomology 8: 203-211.

Thompson, J.N. (1983). The use of ephemeral plant parts on small host plants: how Depressaria leptotaeniae (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) feeds on Lomatium dissectum (Umbelliferae). Journal of Animal Ecology 52: 281-291. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1983). Partitioning of variance in demography: within-patch differences in herbivory, survival, and flowering of Lomatium farinosum (Umbelliferae). Oikos 40: 315-317.

Thompson, J.N. (1983). Selection pressures on phytophagous insects feeding on small host plants. Oikos 40: 438-444.

Willson, M.F. and J.N. Thompson (1982). Phenology and ecology of color in bird-dispersed fruits, or why some fruits are red when they are "green"? Canadian Journal of Botany 60: 701-713.

Thompson, J.N. (1982). Interaction and Coevolution, New York, John Wiley & Sons.

Mack, R.N. and J.N. Thompson (1982). Evolution in steppe with few large, hooved mammals. American Naturalist 119: 757-773. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1981). Elaiosomes and fleshy fruits: phenology and selection pressures for ant-dispersed seeds. American Naturalist 117: 104-108. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1981). Reversed animal-plant interactions: the evolution of insectivorous and ant-fed plants. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 16: 147-155.

Thompson, J.N. (1980). Treefalls and the colonization patterns of termperate forest herbs. American Midland Naturalist 104: 176-184. (PDF)

Price, P.W., C.E. Bouton, P. Gross, B.A. McPheron, J.N. Thompson and A.E. Weis (1980). Interactions among three trophic levels: influence of plants on interactions between insect herbivores and natural enemies. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 11: 41-65. (PDF)


1970's

Thompson, J.N. and M.F. Willson (1979). Evolution of temperate fruit/bird interactions: phenological strategies. Evolution 33: 973-982. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and M.F. Willson (1978). Disturbance and the dispersal of fleshy fruits. Science 200: 1161-1163. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1978). Within-patch structure and dynamics in Pastinaca sativa and resource availability to a specialized herbivore. Ecology 59: 443-448. (PDF)

Pickett, S.T.A. and J.N. Thompson (1978). Patch dynamics and the design of nature reserves. Biological Conservation 13: 27-37. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. and P.W. Price (1977). Plant plasticity, phenology and herbivore dispersion: wild parsnip and the parsnip webworm. Ecology 58: 1112-1119. (PDF)

Thompson, J.N. (1975). Reproductive strategies: a review of concepts with particular reference to the number of offspring produced per reproductive period. Biologist 57: 14-25.