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Publications by John Morgan Ratcliffe appear below.

Publication list for Annemarie Surlykke

Editor of a new volume "Sonar" in the Series: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, SHAR. Springer Verlag. To appear in 2011.

Published and accepted papers:

Asterisks (*) indicate my favourite papers. Double asterisks indicate papers that have had (or should have had) major impact on the field due to the high news value and the new theory or approach. I have written a one-liner about each.

73 Moss, C.F., Chiu, C., Surlykke, A. (2011). Adaptive vocal behavior drives perception by echolocation in bats. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. Special issue on Sensory and Motor Systems. 21: 645-652. DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2011.05.028.
72 * Guarato F., Jakobsen L., Vanderelst, D., Surlykke, A. and Hallam J. (2011). A method for estimating the orientation of a directional sound source from source directivity and multi-microphone recordings: {P}rinciples and application. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129 (2): 1046-1058. New method for determining directivity.
71 Ratcliffe J.M., Jakobsen, L., Kalko, E.K.V., Surlykke, A. (2011). Frequency alternation and an offbeat rhythm indicate foraging behavior in the echolocating bat, Saccopteryx bilineata. J. Comp. Physiol. A DOI: 10.1007/s00359-011-0630-0.
70 Wilson, M., Schack, H.B., Madsen, P.T., Surlykke, A., Wahlberg, M. (2011). Directional escape behavior and energy detection in allis shad (Alosa alosa) exposed to ultrasonic clicks mimicking an approaching toothed whale. J. Exp. Biol. 214: 22-29. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.043323.
69 * Brinkløv, S., Jakobsen, L., Ratcliffe, J.M., Kalko, E.K.V., Surlykke, A. (2011). Echolocation call intensity and directionality in flying short-tailed fruit bats, Carollia perspicillata (Phyllostomidae). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129 (1): 427-435. DOI: 10.1121/1.3519396. * First determination of sonar beam shape in flying nose-emitting bats.
68 Takanashi, T., Nakano, R., Surlykke, A., Tatsuta, H., Tabata, J. Ishikawa, Y., Skals, N. (2010). Variation in Courtship Ultrasounds of Three Ostrinia Moths with Different Sex Pheromones. PLoS ONE 5 (10): e13144. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013144.
67 ** Moss, C.F., Surlykke, A. (2010). Probing the Natural Scene by Echolocation Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience, Special issue on Neuroethology. DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2010.00033. ** Scene analysis and perception through echolocation.
66 * Brinkløv, S., Kalko, E.K.V., Surlykke, A. (2010). Dynamic adjustment of biosonar intensity to habitat clutter in the bat Macrophyllum macrophyllum (Phyllostomidae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 64:1867-1874. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-010-0998-9. * First study relating emitted intensity to habitat constraints.
65 ** Jakobsen, L., Surlykke, A. (2010). Vespertilionid bats control the width of their biosonar sound beam dynamically during prey pursuit. PNAS 107 (31). 13930-13935. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1006630107. ** Demonstrates FLEXIBLE directionality of a sound signal.
64 * Nakano, R., Takanashi, T., Skals, N., Surlykke, A., Ishikawa, Y. (2010). To females of a noctuid moth, male courtship songs are nothing more than bat echolocation calls. Biol. Lett. 6, 582-584. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0058. * Sensory AND behavioral exploitation: Male moths exploit females' bat-defense for successful mating.
63 Nakano, R., Takanashi, T., Skals, N., Surlykke, A., Ishikawa, Y. (2010). Ultrasonic courtship songs of male Asian corn borer moths assist copulation attempts by making the females motionless. Physiol. Entomol. 35, 76-81.
62 * Nakano, R., Takanashi, T., Fujii, T., Skals, N., Surlykke, A., Ishikawa, Y. (2009). Moths are not silent, but whisper ultrasonic courtship songs. J. Exp. Biol. 212: 4072-4078. * Indicate that sound production in moths may not be rare but rather the rule.
61 ** Surlykke, A., Ghose, K., Moss, C.M. (2009). Acoustic scanning of natural scenes by echolocation in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J. Exp. Biol. 212: 1011-1020. ** Seminal study demonstrating sequential information sampling and resemblance between echolocation and vision.
60 Nakano, R., Ishikawa, Y., Tatsuki, S., Skals, N., Surlykke, A., Takanashi, T. (2009). Private ultrasonic whispering in moths. Comm. Integrat. Biol. 2, 123-126.
59 ** Surlykke, A., Pedersen, S. B., Jakobsen, L. (2009). Echolocating bats emit a highly directional sonar sound beam in the field. Proc. R. Soc. B 276: 853-860. ** First field determination of sonar sound beam shape: link between directivity and intensity.
58 Brinkløv, S., Kalko, E.K.V., Surlykke, A. (2009). Intense echolocation calls from two "whispering" bats, Artibeus jamaicensis and Macrophyllum macrophyllum (Phyllostomidae). J. Exp. Biol. 212: 11-20.
57 ** Nakano, R., Skals, N., Takanashi, T., Surlykke, A., Koike, T., Yoshida, K., Maruyama, H., Tatsuki, S., Ishikawa, Y. (2008). Moths produce extremely quiet ultrasonic courtship songs by rubbing specialized scales. PNAS, 105 (33): 11812-11817. ** Seminal study pointing to the importance of SILENT signals.
56 Clausen, K.C., Malmkvist, J., Surlykke, A. (2008). Ultrasonic vocalisations of kits during maternal kit-retrieval in farmed mink, Mustela vison. Appl. Anim. Behav. Sci. 114: 582-592.
55 ** Surlykke, A., Kalko, E.K.V. (2008). Echolocating Bats Cry Out Loud to Detect Their Prey. PLoS One 3 (4). , e2036: 1-10. ** Loudest sound in air ever!
54 Yack, J. E., Kalko, E. K. V., and Surlykke, A. (2007). Neuroethology of ultrasonic hearing in nocturnal butterflies (Hedyloidea). J. Comp. Physiol. A 193, 577-590.
53 Moss, C. F., Bohn, K., Gilkenson, H., and Surlykke, A. (2006). Active Listening for Spatial Orientation in a Complex Auditory Scene. PLoS Biology 4, 615-626.
52 Nakano, R., Ishikawa, Y., Tatsuki, S., Surlykke, A., Skals, N., and Takanashi, T. (2006). Ultrasonic courtship song in the Asian corn borer moth, Ostrinia furnacalis. Naturwiss. 93: 292-296 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-006-0100-7.
51 * Jensen, M. E., Moss, C. F., and Surlykke, A. (2005). Echolocating bats can use acoustic landmarks for spatial orientation. J. Exp. Biol. 208, 4399-4410. * Demonstrates use of LANDMARKS in an echolocator.
50 ** Skals, N., Anderson, P., Kanneworff, M., Löfstedt, C., and Surlykke, A. (2005). Her odours make him deaf: crossmodal modulation of olfaction and hearing in a male moth. J. Exp. Biol. 208, 595-601. ** Trade-off between sound (predator) and smell (mate).
49 Takanashi, T., Nakano, R., Ishikawa, I., Surlykke, A., Skals, N. (2005). Ultrasonic courtship signal in a moth, Ostrinia furnacalis II. Responses of hearing neurons. Zoological Science 22 (12): 1478.
48 Nakano, R., Ishikawa, Y., Tatsuki, S., Surlykke, A., Skals, N., Takanashi, T. (2005). Ultrasonic courtship signal in a moth, Ostrinia furnacalis I. - Female hearing and mating behavior. Zoological Science 22 (12): 1513 .
47 Surlykke, A. (2004). Detection thresholds depend on the number of echoes in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. In: Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins (eds. Thomas, J. A., Moss, C. F., and Vater, M.) pp. 268-272. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9780226795980.
46 Minet, J. and Surlykke, A. (2003). Auditory and sound producing organs. In: Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies. Vol.2: Morphology and physiology (ed. Niels P. Kristensen) pp. 289-323. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. Review.
45 Skals, N., Plepys, D., El-Sayed, A., Löfstedt, C., and Surlykke, A. (2003). Quantitative analysis of the effects of ultrasound from an odor sprayer on moth flight behavior. J. Chem. Ecol. 29, 71-81.
44 * Surlykke, A., Yack, J. E., Spence, A. J., and Hasenfuss, I. (2003). Hearing in hooktip moths (Drepanidae: Lepidoptera). J. Exp. Biol. 206, 2653-2663. * A new moth ear: totally different in morphology from other moths - same sensory physiology.
43 Surlykke, A., Futtrup, V., and Tougaard, J. (2003). Prey-capture success revealed by echolocation signals in pipistrelle bats (Pipistrellus pygmaeus). J. Exp. Biol. 206, 93-104.
42 Göpfert, M. C., Surlykke, A., and Wasserthal, L. T. (2002). Tympanal and atympanal "mouth-ears" in hawkmoths (Sphingidae). Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 269, 89-95.
41 Miller, L. A. and Surlykke, A. (2001). How some insects detect and avoid being eaten by bats: Tactics and countertactics of prey and predator. BioScience 51, 571-582.
40 ** Moss, C. F. and Surlykke, A. (2001). Auditory scene analysis by echolocation in bats. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 110, 2207-2226. ** Introducing bat echolocation as (the best?). model to study "auditory scene analysis".
39 Fullard, J. H., Otero, L. D., Orellana, A., and Surlykke, A. (2000). Auditory sensitivity and diel flight activity in Neotropical Lepidoptera. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 93, 956-965.
38 Møhl, B., Wahlberg, M., Madsen, P. T., Miller, L. A., and Surlykke, A. (2000). Sperm whale clicks: Directionality and source level revisited. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107, 638-648.
37 Skals, N. and Surlykke, A. (2000). Hearing and evasive behavior in the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella (Pyralidae). Physiol. Entomol. 25, 354-362.
36 * Surlykke, A. and Moss, C. F. (2000). Echolocation behavior of big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus, in the field and the laboratory. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 108, 2419-2429. * Big brown bats are "lab rats" of echolocation, but field data showing natural behavior were lacking.
35 * Yack, J. E., Otero, L. D., Dawson, J. W., Surlykke, A., and Fullard, J. H. (2000). Sound production and hearing in the blue cracker butterfly, Hamadryas feronia, (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from Venezuela. J. Exp. Biol. 203, 3689-3702. * A new butterfly ear: totally different in morphology and sensory physiology from moths.
34 * Skals, N. and Surlykke, A. (1999). Sound production by abdominal tymbal organs in two moth species: The green Silver-line and The scarce Silver-Line (Noctuoidea: Nolidae: Chloephorinae). J. Exp. Biol. 202, 2937-2949.
33 ** Surlykke, A., Filskov, M., Fullard, J. H., and Forrest, E. (1999). Auditory Relationships to Size in Noctuid Moths: Bigger Is Better. Naturwiss. 86, 238-241. ** Acoustics to understand relations between emitted intensities, hearing thresholds of moths and bats and detection ranges - experimental follow-up on hypotheses presented in [13].
32 Fullard, J. H., Forrest, E., and Surlykke, A. (1998). Intensity responses of the single auditory receptor of notodontid moths: a test of the peripheral interaction hypothesis in moth ears. J. Exp. Biol. 201, 3419-3424.
31 Surlykke, A. (1998). Smagens fysiologi. Perspektiv 3, 13-15.
30 Surlykke, A., Skals, N., Rydell, J., and Svensson, M. (1998). Sonic hearing in a diurnal geometrid moth, Archiaris parthenias, temporally isolated from bats. Naturwiss. 85, 36-37.
29 * Fullard, J. H., Dawson, J. W., Otero, L. D., and Surlykke, A. (1997). Bat-deafness in day-flying moths (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae, Dioptinae). J. Comp. Physiol. A 181, 477-483. * First demonstration of deterioration of hearing in diurnal moths.
28 Rydell, J., Skals, N., Surlykke, A., and Svensson, M. (1997). Hearing and bat defence in geometrid winter moths. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 264, 83-88.
27 Surlykke, A. and Filskov, M. (1997). Hearing in Geometrid Moths. Naturwiss. 84, 356-359.
26 Surlykke, A. and Bojesen, O. (1996). Integration time for short broad band clicks in echolocating FM-bats (Eptesicus fuscus). J. Comp. Physiol. A 178, 235-241.
25 Miller, L. A., Pristed, J., Møhl, B., and Surlykke, A. (1995). The click-sounds of narwhals (Monodon monoceros). in Inglefield bay, Northwest Greenland. Marine Mammal Science 11, 491-502.
24 Surlykke, A. (1995). Bats: Acoustic behavior. In: The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (eds. Asher, R.E. and Simpson, J.M.Y.) pp. 315-318. Oxford: Pergamon Press.
23 Surlykke, A. and Treat, A. E. (1995). Hearing in wintermoths. Naturwiss. 82, 382-384.
22 * Surlykke, A., Miller, L.A., Møhl, B., Andersen, B.B., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., and Jørgensen, M. B. (1993). Echolocation in two very small bats from Thailand: Craseonycteris thonglongyai and Myotis siligorensis. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 33, 1-12. * Relation between bat size and echolocation frequency in the world's smallest mammal.
21 Surlykke, A. (1992). Target ranging and the role of time-frequency structure of synthetic echoes in big brown bats, Eptesicus fuscus. J. Comp. Physiol. A 170, 83-92.
20 Fullard, J.H., Koehler, C.E., Surlykke, A., and McKenzie, N.L. (1991). Echolocation ecology and flight morphology of insectivorous bats (Chiroptera). in South-western Australia. Aus. J. Zool. 39, 427-438.
19 Surlykke, A. (1991). Vore sanser. Hvordan opfatter vi smag og lugt? Bromnyt 6/7, 9-17.
18 Møhl, B., Surlykke, A., and Miller, L.A. (1990). High intensity narwhal clicks. In: Sensory abilities of cetaceans (eds. Thomas, J.A. and Kastelein, R.A.) pp. 295-303. Plenum Press.
17 Surlykke, A. (1990). Hørelse og lyd hos natsværmere. Naturens Verden 5, 161-174.
16 Møhl, B. and Surlykke, A. (1989). Detection of sonar signals in the presence of pulses of masking noise by the echolocating bat, Eptesicus fuscus. J. Comp. Physiol. A 165, 119-124.
15 Surlykke, A. and Fullard, J.H. (1989). Hearing of the Australian whistling moth, Hecatesia thyridion. Naturwiss. 76, 132-134.
14 Schnitzler, H.-U., Kalko, E.K.V., Miller, L.A., and Surlykke, A. (1988). How the bat, Pipistrellus kuhli, hunts for insects. In: Animal Sonar (eds. Nachtigall, P.E. and Moore, P.W.B.) pp. 619-623. New York, London: Plenum Press.
13 ** Surlykke, A. (1988). Interaction between echolocating bats and their prey. In: Animal Sonar. Processes and Performance (eds. Nachtigall, P.E. and Moore, P.W.B.) pp. 551-566. New York, London: Plenum Press. * Review presenting hypotheses for role of intensity and sensitivity for acoustic interaction between bats and insects.
12 Miller, L.A., Møhl, B., Brockelman, W.Y., Andersen, B.B., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Jørgensen, M.B., Surlykke A. (1988). Fly-out count of the bat, Tadarida plicata, using a video recording. Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam. Soc. 36: 135-141.
11 Surlykke, A., Larsen, O.N., and Michelsen, A. (1988). Temporal coding in the auditory receptor of the moth ear. J. Comp. Physiol. A 162, 367-374.
10 Surlykke, A. and Miller, L.A. (1988). Interspecifik akustisk kommunikation: Natlevende insekters forsvar mod flagermus. In: Biokommunikation (eds. Dabelsteen, T., Espmark, and Sjölander) pp. 97-108. København: Akademisk Forlag.
9 * Schnitzler, H.-U., Kalko, E.K.V., Miller, L.A., and Surlykke, A. (1987). The echolocation and hunting behavior of the bat, Pipistrellus kuhli. J. Comp. Physiol. A 161, 267-274. * High quality field study — helped to set the standard.
8 ** Surlykke, A. (1986). Moth hearing on the Faeroe Islands, an area without bats. Physiol. Entomol. 11, 221-225. ** First study of hearing in isolated moths. Prompted many later studies of isolated moths by myself, Fullard and others.
7 * Surlykke, A. and Gogala, M. (1986). Stridulation and hearing in the noctuid moth Thecophora fovea (Tr.). J. Comp. Physiol. A 159, 267-273. ** First demonstration of sexual sound communication in noctuid moths.
6 Surlykke, A. and Miller, L.A. (1985). The influence of arctiid moth clicks on bat echolocation; jamming or warning? J. Comp. Physiol. A 156, 831-843.
5 Michelsen, A., Larsen, O.N., Surlykke, A. (1985). Auditory processing of temporal cues in insect songs: Frequency domain or time domain. In: Time resolution in Auditory systems (ed. A. Michelsen) pp.3-27. Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Tokyo.
4 Larsen, O.N., Surlykke, A., and Michelsen, A. (1984). Directionality of the cricket ear: A property of the tympanal membrane. Naturwiss. 71, 538-539.
3 ** Surlykke, A. (1984). Hearing in notodontid moths: A tympanic organ with a single auditory neurone. J. Exp. Biol. 113, 323-335. ** Demonstration of the simplest possible ear: only one sensory cell.
2 Surlykke, A. (1983). Effect of anoxia on the nervous system of the facultative anaerobic invertebrate, Arenicola marina. Marin. Biol. Lett. 4, 117-126.
1 Surlykke, A. and Miller, L.A. (1982). Central branchings of three sensory axons from a moth ear (Agrotis segetum, Noctuidae). J. Insect Physiol. 28, 357-364.

Publication list for John Morgan Ratcliffe  

Published and accepted papers:

41 Elemans CPH, Mead AF, Jakobsen L, Ratcliffe JM. (2011) Superfast muscles set maximum call rate in echolocating bats. Science 333: 1885-1888. DOI: 10.1126/science.1207309.
40 Ratcliffe JM, Jakobsen L, Kalko EKV, Surlykke, A. (2011) Frequency alternation and an offbeat rhythm indicate foraging behavior in the echolocating bat, Saccopteryx bilineata. J. Comparative Physiology A [invited, special issue for Gerhard Neuweiler, in press].
39 McGuire LP, Ratcliffe JM. (2011) Light enough to travel: migrating bats have smaller brains, but not larger hippocampi, than sedentary species. Biology Letters.
38 Brinkløv S, Jakobsen L, Ratcliffe JM, Kalko EKV, Surlykke A. (2011) Echolocation call intensity and directionality in flying short-tailed fruit bats, Carollia perspicillata (Phyllostomidae). J. Acoustical Society of America 129, 427-435.
37 Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH, Arthur BJ, Hoy RR. (2011) Adaptive auditory risk assessment in the dogbane tiger moth when pursued by bats. Proceedings B 278, 364-370.
36 Fenton MB, Ratcliffe JM. (2010) Bats. Current Biology 20, R1060-R1062 [Quick Guide].
35 Ratcliffe JM, Fawcett K. (2010) Ecological and behavioural methods for the study of bats. 2nd edition (Kunz TH, Parsons S, Editors), Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 901 pp. Animal Behaviour 80, 343.
34 Fullard JH, ter Hofstede HM, Ratcliffe JM, Pollack GS, Brigidi GS, Tingahella RM, Zuk M. (2010) Genetic distance and sensoribehavioural regression in the Pacific field cricket, Teleogryllus oceanicus. Die Naturwissenschaften 97, 53-61.
33 Carter GG, Ratcliffe JM, Galef BG. (2010) Flower bats (Glossophaga soricina) and fruit bats (Carollia perspicillata) rely on spatial cues over shapes and scents when relocating food. Public Library of Science One 5, e10808.
32 Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM. (2009) Cognitive Ecology II. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. 400 pp. [available for purchase from and].
31 Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM. (2009) Prospects. In Cognitive Ecology II (Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM, eds), pp. 298-300. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [send email request to JMR].
30 Ratcliffe JM. (2009) Predator-prey interaction in an auditory world. In Cognitive Ecology II (Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM, eds), pp. 201-225. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [send email request to JMR].
29 Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM. (2009) Introduction. In Cognitive Ecology II (Dukas R, Ratcliffe JM, eds), pp. 1-4. Chicago, University of Chicago Press [send email request to JMR].
28 Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH, Arthur BJ, Hoy RR. (2009) Tiger moths and the threat of bats: decision-making based on the activity of a single sensory neuron. Biology Letters 5, 368-371.
27 Riskin DK, Bahlman JW, Hubel TY, Ratcliffe JM, Kunz TH, Swartz SM. (2009) Bats go head-under-heels: the biomechanics of landing on a ceiling. J. Experimental Biology 212, 945-953.
26 Ratcliffe JM. (2009) Neuroecology and diet selection in phyllostomid bats. Behavioural Processes 80, 247-251.
25 ter Hofstede HM, Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH. (2008) The effectiveness of katydid (Neoconocephalus ensiger) song cessation as antipredator defence against the gleaning bat Myotis septentrionalis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 63, 217-226.
24 Ratcliffe JM, Nydam ML. (2008) Multimodal warning signals for a multiple predator world. Nature 455, 96-99.
23 ter Hofstede HM, Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH. (2008) Nocturnal activity positively correlated with auditory sensitivity in eared moths. Biology Letters 4, 262-265.
22 Mandel JT, Ratcliffe JM, Cerasale D, Winkler DW. (2008) Laterality and flight: concurrent tests of side-bias and optimality in flying tree swallows. Public Library of Science One 3, e1748.
21 Jacobs DS, Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH. (2008) Beware of bats, beware of birds: the auditory responses of eared moths to bat and bird predation. Behavioral Ecology 19, 1333-1342.
20 Ratcliffe JM, Guignion C, Muma KE, Soutar AR, Fullard JH. (2008) Anti-bat flight activity in sound-producing versus silent moths. Canadian J. Zoology 86, 582-587.
19 Fullard JH, Ratcliffe JM, Jacobs DS. (2008) Ignoring the irrelevant: auditory tolerance of audible but innocuous sounds in the bat-detecting ears of moths. Die Naturwissenschaften 95, 241-245.
18 Fullard JH, Ratcliffe JM, Christie CG. (2007) Acoustic feature discrimination in the dogbane tiger moth Cycnia tenera. J. Experimental Biology 210, 2481-2488.
17 Fullard JH, Ratcliffe JM, ter Hofstede HM. (2007) Neural evolution in the bat-free habitat of Tahiti: partial regression in an anti-predator auditory system. Biology Letters 3, 26-28.
16 Ratcliffe JM, Fenton MB. (2006) Animal behavior: who will croak next? Current Biology 16, R455-R456 [Dispatch].
15 Ratcliffe JM, Fenton MB, Shettleworth SJ. (2006) Behavioral flexibility positively correlated with relative brain volume in predatory bats. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 67, 165-176.
14 Ratcliffe JM, Raghuram H, Marimuthu G, Fullard JH, Fenton MB. (2005) Hunting in unfamiliar space: echolocation in the Indian false vampire bat, Megaderma lyra, when gleaning prey. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58, 157-164.
13 Ratcliffe JM, Fullard JH. (2005) The adaptive function of tiger moth clicks against echolocating bats: an experimental and synthetic approach. J. Experimental Biology 208, 4689-4698.
12 Fullard JH, Ratcliffe JM, Guignion C. (2005) Sensory ecology of predator-prey interactions: responses of the AN2 interneuron in the field cricket, Teleogryllus oceanicus to the echolocation calls of sympatric bats. J. Comparative Physiology A 191, 605-618.
11 Ratcliffe JM, ter Hofstede HM. (2005) Roosts as information centres: social learning of food preferences in bats. Biology Letters 1, 72-74.
10 Ratcliffe JM, ter Hofstede HM, Avila-Flores R, Fenton MB, McCracken GF, Biscardi S, Blasko J, Gillam E, Orprecio J, Spanjer G. (2004) Conspecifics influence call design in the Brazilian free-tailed bat, Tadarida brasiliensis. Canadian J. Zoology 82, 966-971.
9 Biscardi S, Orprecio J, Fenton MB, Tsoar A, Ratcliffe JM. (2004) Data, sample sizes and statistics affect the recognition of bats by their echolocation calls. Acta Chiropterologica 62, 347-363.
8 Fenton B, Ratcliffe J. (2004) Animal behaviour: eavesdropping on bats. Nature 429, 612-613 [News and Views].
7 Fullard JH, Ratcliffe JM, Soutar AR. (2004) Extinction of the acoustic startle response in moths endemic to a bat-free habitat. J. Evolutionary Biology 17, 856-861.
6 Ratcliffe JM, Dawson JW. (2003) Behavioural flexibility: the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus, and the northern long-eared bat, M. septentrionalis, both glean and hawk prey. Animal Behaviour 66, 847-856.
5 ter Hofstede HM, Miller J, Ratcliffe JM, Fenton MB. (2003) A healed fractured radius in a flying big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus). J. Wildlife Rehabilitation 26, 4-7.
4 Ratcliffe JM, Fenton MB, Galef BG Jr. (2003) An exception to the rule: common vampire bats do not learn taste aversions. Animal Behaviour 65, 385-389.
3 Ratcliffe JM. (2002) Myotis welwitschii. Mammalian Species Account 701, 1-3.
2 Fenton MB, Taylor PJ, Jacobs DS, Richardson EJ, Bernard E, Bouchard S, DeBaeremaeker KR, ter Hofstede H, Hollis L, Lausen CL, Lister JS, Rambaldini D, Ratcliffe JM, Reddy E. (2002) Researching little-known species: the African bat Otomops martiensseni (Chiroptera: Molossidae). Biodiversity and Conservation 11, 1583-1606.
1 Fenton MB, Bernard E, Bouchard S, Hollis L, Johnston D, Lausen C, Ratcliffe JM, Riskin DK, Taylor JR, Zigorus J. (2001) The bat fauna of Lamanai, Belize: roosts and trophic roles. J. Tropical Ecology 17, 511-524.
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