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Low ML, Bura VL and Yack JE (2022) Caterpillar sonic defences: mechanisms and diversity of mandible stridulation in silk and hawk moth (Bombycoidea) larvae

Bioacoustics DOI: 10.1080/09524622.2022.2128876

Drinkwater E, Allen WL, Endler JA, Hanlon RT, Holmes G, Homziak NT, Kang C, Leavell BC, Lehtonen J, Loeffler-Henry K, Ratcliffe JM, Rowe C, Ruxton GD, Sherratt TN, Skelhorn J, Skojec C, Smart HR, White TE, Yack JE, Young CM, Umbers, KDL (2022) A synthesis of deimatic behaviour

Biological Reviews DOI: 10.1111/brv.12891

Yadav C, Yack JE, Smith ML (2022) Octopamine receptor gene influences social grouping in the masked birch caterpillar

Yack JE, Yadav C (2022) Vibratory Sensing and Communication in Caterpillars

In: Hill PSM, Mazzoni V, Stritih-Peljhan N, Virant-Doberlet M, Wessel A (Eds) Biotremology: Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution

Turchen LM, Cosme Jr. L, Yack JE, Guedes RNC (2022) What’s shaking for caterpillars? Leaf-borne vibratory stimuli and behavioral responses in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda

Journal of Pest Science DOI:

Yack JE (2022) Acoustic Defence Strategies in Caterpillars

In: Marquis, RJ, Koptur, S (eds) Caterpillars in the Middle. Fascinating Life Sciences. Springer, Cham.

Turchen LM, Cosme Jr. L, Yack JE, Guedes RN (2022) Bug talk trends and biases: literature survey and meta-analyses of vibratory sensing and communication in insects

Entomologia Generalis. 42: 335-348

Low ML, Naranjo M, Yack JE (2021) Survival sounds in insects: Diversity, function, and evolution

Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9:641740

Yack JE, Raven BH, Leveillee MB, Naranjo M (2020) What does an insect hear? Reassessing the role of hearing in predator avoidance with insights from vertebrate prey

Integrative and Comparative Biology 60(5) 1036-1057

Yadav C, Smith M, Ogunremi D, Yack J (2020) Draft genome assembly and annotation of the masked birch caterpillar, Drepana arcuata (Lepidoptera: Drepanoidea)

Data in Brief 33 (2020) 106531

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