Publications

Leu ST, Godfrey SS. (2018). Advances from the nexus of animal behaviour and pathogen transmission: new directions and opportunities using contact networks. Behaviour.

Taggart PL, Leu ST, Spiegel O, Godfrey SS, Sih A, Bull CM. (2018). Endure your parasites: sleepy lizard movement is not affected by their ectoparasites. Canadian Journal of Zoology .

Riley JL, Guidou C, Fryns C, Mourier J, Leu ST, Noble DWA,  Byrne RW, Whiting MJ. (2018). Isolation rearing does not constrain social plasticity in a family-living lizard. Behavioral Ecology, 29, 563–73.

Sih A, Spiegel O, Godfrey SS, Leu ST, Bull CM. (2018). Integrating social networks, animal personalities, movement ecology and parasites: A framework with examples from a lizard. Animal Behaviour, 136, 195-205.

Spiegel O, Sih A, Leu ST, Bull CM. (2018). Where should we meet? mapping social network interactions of sleepy lizards shows sex-dependent social network structure. Animal Behaviour, 136, 207-215.

Sah P, Leu ST, Cross PC, Hudson PJ, Bansal S. (2017). Unraveling the disease consequences and mechanisms of modular structure in animal social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 4165–4170.

Bull CM, Gardner MG, Sih A, Spiegel O, Godfrey SS, Leu ST. (2017). Why Is social behavior rare in reptiles? Lessons from sleepy lizards. Advances in the Study of Behavior, Academic Press.

Spiegel O, Leu ST, Bull CM, Sih A. (2017). What’s your move? Movement as a link between personality and spatial dynamics in animal populations. Ecology Letters, 20, 3–18.

Leu ST, Farine DR, Wey TW, Sih A, Bull CM. (2016). Environment modulates population social structure: experimental evidence from replicated social networks of wild lizards. Animal Behaviour, 111, 23-31.

Leu ST, Bull CM. (2016). Artificial water point for livestock influences spatial ecology of a native lizard species. PLoS ONE, 11, e0147433.

Leu ST, Jackson G, Roddick JF, Bull CM. (2016). Lizard movement tracks: variation in path re-use behaviour is consistent with a scent-marking function. PeerJ, 4, e1844.

Spiegel O, Leu ST, Sih A, Bull CM. (2016). Socially-interacting or indifferent neighbors? Randomization of movement paths to tease apart social preference and spatial constraints. Methods in Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1111/2041-210x.12553.

Spiegel O, Leu ST, Sih A, Godfrey SS, Bull CM. (2015). When the going gets tough: behavioral-type dependent space-use in the sleepy lizard changes as the season dries. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282, 20151768.

Leu ST, Burzacott D, Whiting MJ, Bull CM. (2015). Mate familiarity affects pairing behaviour in a long-term monogamous lizard: evidence from a detailed bio-logging and a thirty-one-year field study. Ethology, 121, 760-768

Wohlfiel CK, Leu ST, Godfrey SS, Bull CM. (2013). Testing the robustness of transmission network models to predict ectoparasite loads. One lizard, two ticks and four years. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2, 271-277.

Leu ST, Whiting MJ & Mahony MJ. (2013). Making friends: social attraction in larval green and golden bell frogs, Litoria aurea. PLoS One, 8, e56460.

Leu ST, Kappeler PM & Bull CM. (2011). Pair-living in the absence of obligate biparental care in a lizard: trading-off sex and food? Ethology, 117,  758-768.

Leu ST, Kappeler PM & Bull CM. (2011). The influence of refuge sharing on social behaviour in the lizard Tiliqua rugosa. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 65, 837-847.

Leu ST, Kappeler PM & Bull CM. (2010). Refuge sharing network predicts ectoparasite load in a lizard. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 64, 1495–1503.

Leu ST, Bashford J, Kappeler PM & Bull CM. (2010). Association networks reveal social organization in the sleepy lizard. Animal Behaviour, 79, 217-225.

Hansbauer MM, Storch I, Leu S, Nieto-Holguin J-P, Pimentel RG, Knauer F & Metzger JPW. (2008). Movement of neotropical understory passerines affected by anthropogenic forest edges in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest. Biological Conservation, 141, 782-791.