Publications

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*McCann, S., Moeri, O., Ibarra Jimenez, S., Scott, C., & Gries, G. (2015). Developing a paired-target apparatus for quantitative testing of nest defense behavior by vespine wasps in response to con- or heterospecific nest defense pheromones, Journal of Hymenoptera Research 46: 151-163

Jackson, M., Belton, P., McMahon, S., Hart, M., McCann, S., Azevedo, D., and Hurteau, L. (2015). The first record of Aedes (Hulecoeteomyia) japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) and its establishment in Western Canada. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(1): 241-244.

Scott, C., Kirk, D., McCann, S., & Gries, G. (2015). Web reduction by courting male black widows renders pheromone-emitting females’ webs less attractive to rival males. Animal Behaviour 107: 71-78.

Scott, C., McCann, S., Gries, R., Khaskin, G. & Gries, G. (2015). N-3-methylbutanoyl-O-methylpropanoyl-L-serine methyl ester – pheromone component of western black widow females. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41(5): 461-472 

*McCann, S., & Belton, P. (2014). A new record of Culex restuans Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) in British Columbia. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, 13-14.

McCann, S., Scott, C., Jones, T., Moeri, O., O’Donnell, S., & Gries, G. (2014) Red-throated Caracara, a falconid raptor, rivals predatory impact of army ants on social wasps. Insectes Sociaux, 1-8.

*Ray AM, Arnold RA, Swift I, Schapker PA, McCann S, et al. (2014) (R)-Desmolactone Is a Sex Pheromone or Sex Attractant for the Endangered Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle Desmocerus californicus dimorphus and Several Congeners (Cerambycidae: Lepturinae). PLOS-ONE 9(12): e115498. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0115498

*McCann, S., Moeri, O., Jones, T., & Gries, G. G. (2014). Black-throated Antshrike preys on nests of social paper wasps in central French Guiana.Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia-Brazilian Journal of Ornithology, 22(3), 300-302. {supplemental video}

*Bennett, R. E., Zuniga, I., Bonta, M., Anderson, D. L., McCann, S., & Herrera, L. (2014). First Nest Record of Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter americanus) for Middle America. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 126(2), 389-392.

*Hrabar, M., Danci, A., McCann, S., Schaefer, P. W., and Gries, G. (2014). New findings on life history traits of Xenos peckii (Strepsiptera:Xenidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 1–14.

*McCann, S.., Moeri, O., Jones, T., Scott, C., Khaskin, G., Gries, R., O’Donnell, S., and Gries, G. (2013). Strike Fast, Strike Hard: The Red-Throated Caracara Exploits Absconding Behavior of Social Wasps during Nest Predation. PLOS-ONE 8:e84114.

*McCann, S., Moeri, O., Jones, T., O’Donnell, S. , and Gries, G.  (2010). Nesting and nest-provisioning of the Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter americanus) in central French Guiana. Journal of Raptor Research 44:236–240.

McCann, S., Day, J. F., Allan, S., and Lord, C. C. (2009). Age modifies the effect of body size on fecundity in Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology 34:174 –181.

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