Publications

Peer reviewed articles:

38. Lihoreau M, Charleston MA, Senior AM, Clissold FJ, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ, Buhl J (In press). Collective foraging in spatially complex nutritional environments. Philosophical Transactions B

37. Klein S, Cabirol A, Devaud JM, Barron AB, Lihoreau M (2017). Why bees are so vulnerable to environmental stressors. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 32:268-278 PDF

36.  Bouchebti S, Durier V, Pasquaretta C, Rivault C, Lihoreau M (2016). Subsocial cockroaches Nauphoeta cinerea mate indiscriminately with kin despite high costs of inbreeding. PloS One. 11:e016548. PDF

35. Lihoreau M, Pasquaretta C, Heeb P. (2016). Commentary: Do bees play the producer-scrounger game? Frontiers in Psychology. 7:1355PDF

34. Lihoreau M, Ings TC, Chittka L, Reynolds AM (2016). Signatures of a globally optimal searching strategy in the three-dimensional flights of bumblebees. Scientific Reports. 6:30401PDF

33. Buatois A, Lihoreau M (2016). Evidence of trapline foraging in honeybees. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219:2426-2429PDF

32. Lihoreau M, Poissonnier LA, Isabel G, Dussutour A (2016). Drosophila females trade off good nutrition with high quality oviposition sites when choosing foods. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219:2514-2524PDF

31. Lihoreau M, Rivault C, van Zweden JS (2016). Kin discrimination increases with odour distance in the German cockroach. Behavioral Ecology. doi:10.1093/beheco/arw099 PDF

30. Senior AM, Lihoreau M, Charleston MA, Buhl J, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2016). Adaptive collective foraging in groups with conflicting nutritional needs. Royal Society Open Science. 3:150638. PDF

29. Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE (2016). Monitoring visitation networks and interactions between pairs of bumble bees in a large outdoor flight cage. PLoS One. 11:e0150844. [The Times, Daily Mail, CBC, Wired] PDF

28. Senior AM, Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2016). Social network analyses and nutritional behavior: An integrated modeling approach. Frontiers in Psychology. 7:18. PDF

27. Lihoreau M, Clarke IM, Buhl J, Sumpter DJT, Simpson SJ (2016). Collective selection of food patches in Drosophila. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219:668-675 (Top 3 most-cited 2016 research paper) PDF

26. Wong ACN, Holmes A, Ponton F, Lihoreau M, Wilson K, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2015). Behavioural microbiomics: a multi-dimensional approach to microbial influence on behaviour. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:1359. PDF

25. Senior AM, Nakagawa S, Lihoreau M, Simpson SJ, Raubenheimer D (2015). An overlooked consequence of dietary mixing: a varied diet reduces inter-individual variance in fitness. American Naturalist. 186:649-659. PDF

24. Senior AM, Charleston MA, Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2015). Evolving nutritional strategies in the presence of competition: a geometric agent-based model. PLoS Computational Biology. 11:e1004111. PDF

23. Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Charleston MA, Sword GAS, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2015). Nutritional ecology beyond the individual: a conceptual framework for integrating nutrition and social interactions. Ecology Letters. 18:273-286. PDF

22. Avargues-Weber A, Lihoreau M, Isabel G, Giurfa M (2015). Information transfer beyond the waggle dance: observational learning in bees and flies. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 3: Article 24. PDF

21. Simpson SJ, Clissold FJ, Lihoreau M, Ponton F, Wilder SM, Raubenheimer D (2015). Recent advances in the integrative nutrition of arthropods. Annual Review of Entomology. 60:293-311. PDF

20. Lihoreau M, Buhl J, Charleston MA, Sword GAS, Raubenheimer D, Simpson SJ (2014). Modelling nutrition across organizational levels: from individuals to superorganisms. Journal of Insect Physiology. 69:2-11. PDF

19. Lihoreau M, Raine NE (2013). Bee positive: the importance of electroreception in pollinator cognitive ecology. Frontiers in Psychology. 4:165. [La Recherche] PDF

18. Reynolds AM, Lihoreau M, Chittka L (2013). A simple iterative model accurately captures complex trapline formation by bumblebees across spatial scales and flower arrangement. PLoS Computational Biology. 9:e1002938. PDF 

17. Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L (2013). Unravelling the mechanisms of trapline foraging in bees. Communicative & Integrative Biology 6:e22701. PDF

16. Lihoreau M, Latty T, Chittka L (2012). An exploration of the social brain hypothesis in insects. Frontiers in Physiology 3:165. PDF

15. Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L (2012) Radar tracking and motion sensitive cameras on flowers reveal the development of  pollinator multi-destination routes  over large spatial scales. PLoS Biology 10:e1001392. [The Times, Le Monde, Science NOW, Die Welt] PDF

14. Tabadkani SM, Nozari J, Lihoreau M (2012) Inbreeding and the evolution of sociality in arthropods. Naturwissenschaften 99:779-788. PDF

13. Lihoreau M, Simpson SJ (2012) Food, « culture » and sociality in Drosophila. Frontiers in Psychology 3:165. PDF

12. Lihoreau M, Costa JT, Rivault C (2012) The social biology of domiciliary cockroaches: colony structure, kin recognition and collective decisions. Insectes Sociaux 59:445-452. [BBC Nature] PDF

11. Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Raine NE (2012) Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes. Biology Letters 8:13-16. [New Scientist, National Geographic, Science & Vie] PDF

10. Lihoreau M, Rivault C (2011) Local enhancement promotes cockroach feeding aggregations. PLoS One 6:e22048. PDF

9. Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE (2011) Trade-off between travel distance and prioritization of high reward sites in traplining bumblebees. Functional Ecology 25:1284-1292. [BBC 4, The Daily Mail, The Epoch Times] PDF

8. Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE (2010) Travel optimization by foraging bumblebees through re-adjustments of traplines after discovery of new feeding locations. American Naturalist 176:744-767. [BBC News, Fox News, MSNBC, The Guardian, The Independant, The Times] PDF

7. Lihoreau M, Deneubourg J-L, Rivault C (2010) Collective foraging decision in a gregarious insect. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 64:1577-1587. [ABC, BBC News, MSNBC, Discovery News] PDF

6. Lihoreau M, Rivault C (2010) German cockroach males maximize their inclusive fitness by avoiding mating with kin. Animal Behaviour 80:303-309. PDF

5. Lihoreau M, Brepson L, Rivault C (2009) The weight of the clan: even in insects, social isolation can induce a behavioural syndrome. Behavioural Processes 82:80-84. [Nature] PDF

4. Lihoreau M, Rivault C (2009) Kin recognition via cuticular hydrocarbons shapes cockroach social life. Behavioral Ecology 20:46-53. PDF

3. Lihoreau M, Zimmer C, Rivault C (2008) Mutual mate choice: when it pays both sexes to avoid inbreeding. PLoS One 3:e3365. [Faculty of 1000] PDF

2. Lihoreau M, Rivault C (2008) Tactile stimuli trigger group effects in cockroach aggregations. Animal Behaviour 75:1965-1972. PDF

1. Lihoreau M, Zimmer C, Rivault C (2007) Kin recognition and incest avoidance in a  group living insect. Behavioral Ecology 18:880-887. PDF

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Other publications:

5. Lihoreau M (2017) Importance de la nutrition dans les systèmes vivants. In Sciences de la vie, Sciences de l’Information (Gaudin T, Lacroix D, Maurel MC, Pomerol JC eds). Editions Hermès Science.

4. Lihoreau M (2017) Honeybees too learn complex foraging routes. Annales de la Fondation Fyssen N°31.

3. Lihoreau M (2010) Book review of Spatial cognition, spatial perception: mapping the self and space. Dolins FL ans Mitchel RW (eds). The Quarterly Review of Biology 85:506. PDF

2. Lihoreau M (2009) Organisation et fonctionnement des groupes sociaux chez une blatte grégaire : un autre modèle de société d’insectes. Thèse de l’Université de Rennes 1. PDF

1. Lihoreau M (2008) Les blattes : un autre modèle de sociétés. Science Ouest 244:8. PDF