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William J. Resetarits, Jr.
Professor

Henry L. and Grace Doherty Chair in Freshwater Biology Research

Department of Biology
University of Mississippi
University, Mississippi 38677
Phone: (662) 915-5804
Fax (662) 915-6554

wresetar@olemiss.edu

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Publications:

Pintar, M. R., J. R. Bohenek, L. Eveland, & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2018. Colonization across gradients of risk and reward: nutrients and predator density generate species-specific responses among aquatic insects. Functional Ecology 32:1589-1598. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2018. Filling ephemeral ponds affects development and phenotypic expression in Ambystoma talpoideum. Freshwater Biology 63:1173–1183 pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2018. The dynamics of ephemeral habitats: refilling temporary ponds has timing-dependent effects on Hyla gratiosa performance. Freshwater Biology pdf

Bohenek, J. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2018. Are direct density cues, not resource competition, driving life history trajectories in a polyphenic salamander? Evolutionary Ecology 32:335-357. pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr., J. R. Bohenek, M. R. Pintar & T. M. Breech. 2018. Predation risk and patch size jointly determine perceived patch quality in ovipositing treefrogs, Hyla chrysoscelis. Ecology 99:661-669. pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr. 2018. Giving predators a wide berth: quantifying behavioral predator shadows in colonizing aquatic beetles. Oecologia 186:415-424. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2018. Variation in pond hydroperiod affects larval growth in southern leopard frogs, Lithobates sphenocephalus Copeia 106:70-76. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Prey-driven control of predator assemblages: zooplankton abundance drives aquatic beetle colonization. Ecology 98:2201–2215. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Relative predation risk and risk of desiccation co-determine oviposition preferences in Cope's gray treefrog, Hyla chrysoscelis. Oecologia 184:423-430. pdf

Bohenek, J. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. An optimized method to quantify large numbers of amphibian eggs. Herpetological Notes 10:573-578. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Larval development varies across pond age and larval density in Hyla chrysoscelis. Herpetologica 73:291-296. pdf

Bohenek, J. R., M. R. Pintar, T. Breech & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Patch size influences perceived patch quality for ovipositing Culex mosquitoes. Freshwater Biology 62:1614–1622. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Persistence of an egg mass polymorphism in Ambystoma maculatum: differential performance under high and low nutrients. Ecology 98:1349-1360. pdf

Silberbush, A. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Mosquito responses to predatory fish differs between adult oviposition and larval development. Ecological Entomology 42:595–600. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Context dependent colonization: regional reward contagion drives local compression in aquatic beetles. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:1124–1135. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. Leaf litter composition drives temporal variation in aquatic beetle colonization and assemblage structure in lentic systems. Oecologia 183:797-807. pdf

Pintar, M. R. & W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2017. "Out with the old, in with the new: oviposition preference matches larval success in cope's gray treefrog, Hyla chrysoscelis. Journal of Herpetology 51:186-189. pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr. & M. R. Pintar. 2016. Functional diversity of non-lethal effects, chemical camouflage, and variation in fish avoidance in colonizing beetles. Ecology 97:3517-3529. pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr. & A. Silberbush. 2016. Local contagion and regional compression: habitat selection drives spatially explicit, multi-scale dynamics of colonization in experimental metacommunities. Ecology Letters 19:191-200. pdf

Eveland, L.L., Bohenek, J., Silberbush, A. & Resetarits, W.J, Jr. 2016. Detection of fish and newt kairomones by ovipositing mosquitoes. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 13 (eds Schulte, B.A.,Goodwin, T., & M. H. Ferkin). Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 247–260.  pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr. and C. A. Binckley. 2014. Species responses of colonising beetles to variation in patch quality, number, and context in experimental aquatic landscapes. Ecological Entomology 39:226–235.pdf

Silberbush, A., M. Menon, M. Olson, and W. J. Resetarits Jr. 2014. Culex pipiens-quinquefasciatus hybrids identified in West Texas. Journal of Vector Ecology 39:222-223.pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr. and C. A. Binckley. 2013. Patch quality and context, but not patch number, drive multi-scale colonization dynamics in experimental aquatic landscapes.  Oecologia  173:933-946. pdf

*Resetarits, W. J. Jr. and C. A. Binckley. 2013. Is the Pirate really a Ghost?  Evidence for generalized chemical camouflage in an aquatic predator, Pirate Perch (Aphredoderus sayanus).  American Naturalist 181:690-699.  *Featured in a variety of media, including: New Scientist, Nature Research Briefs, Inside Science, Scientific American, and Pravda. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and C. A. Binckley. 2009. Spatial contagion of predation risk affects colonization rate and community structure in experimental landscapes. Ecology 90:869-876. pdf

Binckley C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2009. Spatial and temporal dynamics of habitat selection across canopy gradients generates patterns of species richness and composition in aquatic beetles. Ecological Entomology 34:457- 465. pdf

Binckley, C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2008. Oviposition behavior partitions aquatic landscapes along nutrient and predation gradients. Behavioral Ecology 19: 552-557. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and D. R. Chalcraft. 2007. Functional diversity within a morphologically conservative genus of predators: implications for functional equivalence and redundancy in ecological communities. Functional Ecology 21:793-804.*Selected for 100 Influential Papers Published in 100 Years of British Ecological Society Journals. pdf

Binckley, C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2007. Effects of forest canopy on habitat selection in treefrogs and aquatic insects: implications for communities and metacommunities. Oecologia 153:951-958. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 2005. Habitat selection links local and regional scales in aquatic systems. Ecology Letters 8:480-486. pdf

Resetarits, W. J. Jr., C. A. Binckley, and D. R. Chalcraft. 2005. Habitat selection, species interactions, and processes of community assembly in complex landscapes: a metacommunity perspective. pp 374-398, In Metacommunities: spatial dynamics and ecological communities, edited by M. Holyoak, M. A. Leibold and R. D. Holt, University of Chicago Press. pdf

Binckley, C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2005. Habitat selection determines abundance, richness and species composition of beetles in aquatic communities. Biology Letters 1:370-374. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and J. E. Fauth. 2005. Diffuse competition and continuous niche shifts in size-structured populations of predatory salamanders. Community Ecology 6:101-107. pdf

Chalcraft, D. R., C. A. Binckley and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2005. Experimental venue and estimation of interaction strength: Comment. Ecology 86:1061-1067. pdf

Rieger, J. F., C.A. Binckley, and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2004. Larval performance and oviposition site preference along a predation gradient. Ecology 85:2094-2099. pdf

Chalcraft, D. R. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2004. Metabolic rate models and the substitutability of predator populations. Journal of Animal Ecology 73:323-332. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr., J. F. Rieger and C. A. Binckley. 2004. Threat of predation negates density effects in larval gray treefrogs. Oecologia 138:532-538. pdf

Chalcraft, D. R. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2003. Mapping functional similarity on the basis of trait similarities. American Naturalist 162:390-402. pdf

Binckley, C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2003. Functional equivalence of non-lethal effects: generalized fish avoidance determines distribution of gray treefrog, Hyla chrysoscelis, larvae. Oikos 102:623-629. pdf

Chalcraft, D. R. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2003. Predator identity and ecological impacts: functional redundancy or functional diversity? Ecology 84:2407-2418. pdf

Binckley, C. A. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 2002. Reproductive decisions under threat of predation: squirrel treefrog (Hyla squirella) responses to banded sunfish (Enneacanthus obesus). Oecologia 130: 157-161.pdf

Resetarits, W .J., Jr. 2001. Colonization under threat of predation: non-lethal effects of fish on aquatic beetles, Tropisternus lateralis (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Oecologia 129:155-160. pdf

Diana, S.G., W. J. Resetarits, Jr., D.J. Schaeffer , K. B. Beckmen and V. R. Beasley. 2000. Effects of atrazine on amphibian growth, development, and survival in artificial aquatic communities. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19:2961-2967. pdf

Fauth, J. E. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. 1999. Biting in the salamander Siren i. intermedia: courtship component or agonistic behavior? Journal of Herpetology 33:493-496. pdf

Fauth, J. E., W. J. Resetarits, Jr., and Erin M. Levesque. 1999. A cost effective method for locating herpetofaunal field sites from the air. Herpetological Review 30:216-217.

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and J. Bernardo, editors. 1998. Experimental Ecology: Issues and Perspectives. Oxford, New York. 470 pp.

Resetarits, W. J., Jr., and J. E. Fauth. 1998. From cattle tanks to Carolina bays: the utility of model systems for understanding natural communities. Pages 133-151 in W. J. Resetarits Jr. and J. Bernardo, eds. Experimental Ecology: Issues and Perspectives. Oxford, New York pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1998. Differential predation by larval beetles (Dytiscidae) and dragonflies (Libellulidae) on the eggs and early larvae of Hyla chrysoscelis. Journal of Herpetology 32(3):440-443. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1997. Interspecific competition and qualitative competitive asymmetry between two benthic stream fish. Oikos 78:429-439. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1997. Differences in an ensemble of streamside salamanders (Plethodontidae) above and below a barrier to brook trout. Amphibia-Reptilia 18:15-25.pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1996. Oviposition site choice and life history evolution. American Zoologist 36:205-215. pdf

Fauth, J. E., J. Bernardo, M. Camara, W. J. Resetarits, Jr., S.A. McCollum, and J. Van Buskirk (equal co-authorship). 1996. A conceptual approach to simplifying the jargon of community ecology. American Naturalist 147:282-286. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1995. Competitive asymmetry and coexistence in size-structured populations of brook trout and spring salamanders. Oikos 73:188-198. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1995. Limiting similarity and the intensity of competitive effects on the mottled sculpin, Cottus bairdi, in experimental stream communities. Oecologia 104:31-38. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1995. The role of experiments in ecology. Science 270:561-562 (letter). pdf

Bernardo, J., W. J. Resetarits, Jr. and A. E. Dunham. 1995. Criteria for testing character displacement. Science 268:1065-1066 (technical comment). pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1991. Ecological interactions among predators in experimental stream communities. Ecology 72:1782-1793. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and H.M. Wilbur. 1991. Calling site choice by Hyla chrysoscelis: effect of predators, competitors, and oviposition sites. Ecology 72:778-786. pdf

Fauth, J. E. and W. J. Resetarits, Jr. (equal co-authorship). 1991. Interactions between the salamander Siren intermedia and the keystone predator Notophthalmus viridescens. Ecology 72:827-838. pdf

Fauth, J. E., W. J. Resetarits, Jr. and H.M. Wilbur. 1990. Interactions between larval salamanders: a case of competitive equality. Oikos 58:91-99. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and H.M. Wilbur. 1989. Choice of oviposition site in Hyla chrysoscelis: role of predators and competitors. Ecology 70:220-228. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. and R. D. Aldridge. 1988. Reproductive biology of a cave associated population of the frog, Rana palustris. Canadian Journal of Zoology 66:329-333. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1986. Ecology of cave use in the frog Rana palustris. American Midland Naturalist 116:256-266. pdf

Resetarits, W. J., Jr. 1984. Thamnophis proximus proximus: Food. Herpetological Review 13:4. (note)