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33.  Hawley, J., S.J. Simpson and S.M. Wilder.  In press.  Effects of prey macronutrient composition on nutrient reserves and diet regulation in a web-building spider.  PLoS One

32.  Kleinteich, A., S.M. Wilder and J.M. Schneider.  In press.  Contributions of juvenile and adult diet to the lifetime reproductive success and lifespan of a spider.  Oikos

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31.  Le Couteur, D.G., S.M. Wilder, R. de Cabo and S.J. Simpson.  In press.  The evolution of research on aging and nutrition.  Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences  69: 1-2.

30.  Wilder, S.M., M. Norris, R.W. Lee, D. Raubenheimer and S.J. Simpson.  2013.  Arthropod food webs become increasingly lipid limited at higher trophic levels.  Ecology Letters 16: 895-902.

29.  Barry, K.L. and S.M. Wilder.  2013. Macronutrient intake affects reproduction of a predatory insect. Oikos 122: 1058-1064.

28.  Wilder, S.M.  2013.  Variation among clutches in the response of spiders to prey nutrient content.  Journal of Arachnology 41: 53-58.

27.  Wilder, S. M., D. A. Holway, A. V. Suarez and M. D. Eubanks.  2013.  Introduced fire ants can exclude native ants from critical mutualist-provided resources.  Oecologia 172: 197-205. 

26.  Wilder, S. M., D. G. Le Couteur and S. J. Simpson.  2013.  Diet mediates the relationship between longevity and reproduction in mammals.  AGE 35: 921-927.

25.  Schmidt, J. M., P. Sebastian, S. M. Wilder and A. L. Rypstra.  2012.  The nutritional content of prey affects the foraging of a generalist arthropod predator.  PLoS One 7: e49223.

24.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2012.  Tradeoff between pre- and postcopulatory sexual cannibalism in a wolf spider (Araneae: Lycosidae).  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66: 217-222.                                                           

23.  Wilder, S. M., D. A. Holway, A. V. Suarez, E. G. LeBrun and M. D. Eubanks.  2011.  Intercontinental differences in resource use reveal the importance of mutualisms for fire ant invasions.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108: 20639-20644.

22.  Wilder, S. M.  2011.  Spider nutrition: an integrative perspective.  Advances in Insect Physiology 40: 87-136.

21.  Wilder, S. M., D. A. Holway, A. V. Suarez and M. D. Eubanks.  2011.  Macronutrient content of plant-based food affects growth of a carnivorous arthropod.  Ecology 92: 325-332.                                                            

20.  Wilder, S. M. and M. D. Eubanks.  2010.  Might nitrogen limitation promote omnivory among carnivorous arthropods: Comment.  Ecology 91: 3114-3117.

19.  Wilder, S. M., A. V. Suarez and M. D. Eubanks.  2010.  The use of simulation modeling to evaluate the mechanisms responsible for the nutritional benefits of food-for-protection mutualisms.  Ecological Modelling 221: 1505-1511.

18.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2010.  Males make poor meals: a comparison of nutrient extraction during sexual cannibalism and predation.  Oecologia 162:617-625.

17.  Wilder, S. M., and M. D. Eubanks.  2010.  Extrafloral nectar content alters foraging preferences of a predatory ant.  Biology Letters 6: 177-179.

16.  Wilder, S. M., D. Mayntz, S. Toft, A. L. Rypstra, A. Pilati and M. J. Vanni.  2010.  Intraspecific variation in the quality of prey: a comparison of nutrient presence in prey and nutrient extraction by spiders.  Oikos 119: 350-358.

15.  Wilder, S. M., A. L. Rypstra and M. A. Elgar.  2009.  The roles of ecological and phylogenetic factors for the occurrence and frequency of sexual cannibalism. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics  40: 21-39.

14.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2008a.  Sexual size dimorphism predicts sexual cannibalism in spiders.  American Naturalist 172: 431-440.

13.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2008b.  Prior encounters with the opposite sex affect male and female mating behavior in a wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae).  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62: 1813-1820.

12.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2008c.  Diet quality affects mating behaviour and egg production in a wolf spider.  Animal Behaviour 76: 439-445.

11.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2008d.  Sexual size dimorphism mediates the occurrence of state-dependent sexual cannibalism in a wolf spider.  Animal Behaviour 76: 447-454.

10.  Marcello, G. J., S. M. Wilder and D. B. Meikle.  2008.  Pulsed food resources and the population dynamics of a generalist rodent, Peromyscus leucopus.  Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 41-46.

9.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2007.  Male control of copulation duration in a wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae).  Behaviour 144: 471-484.

8.  Folz, H. C.*, S. M. Wilder, M. H. Persons and A. L. Rypstra.  2006.  Changes in vertical habitat use and foraging of Pardosa milvina in response to chemical cues of the predator Hogna helluo (Araneae, Lycosidae).  Ethology 112:1152-1158.

7.  Wilder, S. M. and D. B. Meikle.  2006.  Variation in effects of fragmentation on the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) during the breeding season.  Journal of Mammalogy 87: 117-123.

6.  Wilder, S. M., J. DeVito, M. H. Persons and A. L. Rypstra.  2005. The effects of moisture and heat on the efficacy of chemical cues used in predator detection by Pardosa milvina (Araneae, Lycosidae).  Journal of Arachnology 33: 857-861.

5.  Wilder, S. M. and D. B. Meikle.  2005.  Reproduction, foraging and the negative density-area relationship of a generalist rodent.  Oecologia 144: 391-398.

4.  Wilder, S. M., A. M. Abtahi* and D. B. Meikle.  2005.  Effects of forest fragmentation on populations of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) in the winter.  American Midland Naturalist 153: 71-79.

3.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2005.  Use of cues of prey and prey habitat in patch selection by juvenile praying mantids (Mantodea: Mantidae).  American Midland Naturalist 153: 187-191.

2.  Wilder, S. M. and D. B. Meikle.  2004.  Prevalence of the deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) on white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) in forest fragments.  Journal of Mammalogy 85: 1015-1018.

1.  Wilder, S. M. and A. L. Rypstra.  2004.  Chemical cues from an introduced predator (Mantodea, Mantidae) reduce the movement and foraging of a native wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae).  Environmental Entomology 33: 1032-1036.

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