Josef Muller

Universitat Freiburg, Germany

Articles in Scholarly Journals [Incomplete List]

  1. Risk of Sperm Competition Mediates Copulation Duration, but not Paternity, of Male Burying Beetles
    Journal of Insect Behavior, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 153–163, 2008
  2. Maternal nutritional condition and genetic differentiation affect brood size and offspring body size in Nicrophorus
    Zoology, vol. 110, no. 5, pp. 360–368, 2007
  3. Correlated changes in breeding status and polyunsaturated cuticular hydrocarbons: the chemical basis of nestmate recognition in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides?
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 1053–1060, 2007
  4. Ethyl 4-Methyl Heptanoate: A Male-Produced Pheromone of Nicrophorus vespilloides
    Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 94–98, 2007
  5. The smell of parents: breeding status influences cuticular hydrocarbon pattern in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides
    Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 274, no. 1622, pp. 2211–2220, 2007
  6. Alternative tactics and individual reproductive success in natural associations of the burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespilloides
    Behavioral Ecology, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 196–203, 2006
  7. Nestmate recognition in burying beetles: the "breeder's badge" as a cue used by females to distinguish their mates from male intruders
    Behavioral Ecology, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 212–220, 2003
  8. Timing of oviposition and reproductive skew in cobreeding female burying beetles (Nicrophorus vespilloides)
    Behavioral Ecology, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 357–366, 2000
  9. Resolving Phylogeny at the Family Level by Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase Sequences: Phylogeny of Carrion Beetles (Coleoptera, Silphidae)
    Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 390–402, 2000
  10. Seasonal variation in parental care, offspring development, and reproductive success in the burying beetle, Nicrophorus vespillo
    Ecological Entomology, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 73–79, 1999
  11. Oligonucleotide DNA fingerprinting optimized to determine parentage in three beetle species
    Electrophoresis, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 158–163, 1998
  12. Parental care improves offspring survival and growth in burying beetles
    Animal Behaviour, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 97–107, 1998
  13. Carcass maintenance and biparental brood care in burying beetles: are males redundant?
    Ecological Entomology, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 195–200, 1998
  14. Joint breeding in female burying beetles
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol. 31, no. 4, 1992
  15. Clutch size regulation in the burying beetleNecrophorus vespilloides Herbst (Coleoptera: Silphidae)
    Journal of Insect Behavior, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 265–270, 1990
  16. Mating Success of Pheromone-Emitting Necrophorus Males: Do Attracted Females Discriminate Against Resource Owners?
    Behaviour, vol. 110, no. 1, pp. 248–257, 1989