Refereed journal articles:

 

Martel, J.W., and S.B. Malcolm. 2004. Density-dependent reduction and induction of milkweed cardenolides by a sucking insect herbivore. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30(3): 545-561. (pdf)

 

Homeida M.M.A., S.B. Malcolm, A. El Tayeb, R.R. Eversole, A.E. Elabdin, A.S. Alassad, T.G. Geary, M.M. Ali and  C.D. Mackenzie. 2004. The lack of influence of food or local alcoholic brew on the blood level of "Mectizan" (ivermectin). Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, in press.

 

Zalucki, M.P., A.R. Clarke and S.B. Malcolm. 2002. Ecology and behavior of first instar larval Lepidoptera.  Annual Review of Entomology 47: 361-393. (pdf)

 

Zalucki, M.P., S.B. Malcolm, T.D. Paine, C.C. Hanlon, L.P. Brower and A.R. Clarke. 2001. It's the first bites that count: Survival of first-instar monarchs on milkweeds. Austral Ecology 26: 547-555. (pdf)

 

McKenna, D.D., K.M. McKenna, S.B. Malcolm and M.R. Berenbaum. 2001. Mortality of Lepidoptera along roadways in central llinois.  Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 55(2): 63-68.

 

Fordyce, J.A., and S.B. Malcolm. 2000. Specialist weevil, Rhyssomatus lineaticollis, does not spatially avoid cardenolide defenses of common milkweed by ovipositing into pith tissue. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26(12): 2857-2874. (pdf)

 

He, C., S.B. Malcolm and K.A. Dahlberg. 2000. A conceptual framework for integrating hydrological and biological indicators into watershed management.  Landscape & Urban Planning 49: 25-34.

 

Zalucki, M.P., and S.B. Malcolm. 1999. Plant latex and first instar monarch larval growth and survival on three North American milkweed species. Journal of Chemical Ecology 25(8): 1827-1842. (pdf)

 

Malcolm, S.B., and M.P. Zalucki. 1996. Milkweed latex and cardenolide induction may resolve the lethal plant defence paradox. Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 80: 193-196.

 

Hunter, M.D., S.B. Malcolm, and S.E. Hartley. 1996. Population-level variation in plant secondary chemistry, and the population biology of herbivores. Chemoecology 7(1): 45-56.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1995. Milkweeds, monarch butterflies and the ecological significance of cardenolides. Chemoecology 5/6: 101-117.

 

Martin, R.A., S.P. Lynch, L.P. Brower, S.B. Malcolm, and T. Van Hook. 1992. Cardenolide content, thin-layer chromatography profiles and emetic potency of monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus, and their larval host-plant milkweed, Asclepias humistrata, in central Florida. Chemoecology 3: 1-13.

 

Brower, L.P., and S.B. Malcolm. 1991. Animal migrations: endangered phenomena.  American Zoologist 31: 265-276.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1990a. Mimicry: status of a classical evolutionary paradigm.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 5(2): 57-62.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1990b. Chemical defence in chewing and sucking insect herbivores: plant-derived cardenolides in the monarch butterfly and oleander aphid. Chemoecology 1: 12-21.

 

Zalucki, M.P., L.P. Brower, and S.B. Malcolm. 1990. Oviposition by Danaus plexippus in relation to cardenolide content of three Asclepias species in the southeastern USA. Ecological Entomology 15(2): 231-240.

 

Malcolm, S.B., B.J. Cockrell and L.P. Brower. 1989. The cardenolide fingerprint of monarch butterflies reared on the common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15(3): 819-853.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and L.P. Brower. 1989. Evolutionary and ecological implications of cardenolide sequestration in the monarch butterfly.  Experientia 45: 284-295.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1989. Disruption of the web structure and predatory behavior of a spider by the plant-derived chemical defence of an aphid. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15(6): 1699-1716.

 

Calvert, W.H., S.B. Malcolm, J.I. Glendinning, L.P. Brower, M.P. Zalucki, T. Van Hook, J.B. Anderson and L.C. Snook. 1989. Conservation biology of monarch butterfly overwintering sites in Mexico.  Vida Silvestre Neotropical 2(1): 38-48.

 

Masters, A., S.B. Malcolm and L.P. Brower. 1988. Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) thermoregulatory behavior and adaptations for overwintering in Mexico. Ecology 69(2): 458-467.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1987. Monarch butterfly migration in North America: controversy and conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2(5): 135-138.

 

Malcolm, S.B., B.J. Cockrell and L.P. Brower. 1987. Monarch butterfly voltinism: effects of temperature constraints at different latitudes. Oikos 49: 77-82.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and L.P. Brower. 1986. Selective oviposition by monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) in a mixed stand of Asclepias curassavica L. and A. incarnata L. in south Florida.  Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 40(4): 255-263.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1986. Aposematism in a soft-bodied insect: a case for kin selection. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 18: 387-393.

 

Malcolm, S., and M. Rothschild. 1983. A danaid Müllerian mimic, Euploea core amymone (Cramer) lacking cardenolides in the pupal and adult stages. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 19(1): 27-33.

 

Botha, C.E.J., S.B. Malcolm and R.F. Evert. 1977. An investigation of preferential feeding habit in four Asclepiadaceae by the aphid, Aphis nerii B. de F. Protoplasma 92: 1-19.

 

 

 

Edited and refereed books and book chapters:

 

Hoevenaar, T., and S.B. Malcolm. 2004. Effects of milkweed latex and cardenolides on foraging and maintenance behaviors of first instar monarch larvae. In, K.S. Oberhauser and M.J. Solensky The Monarch Butterfly: Biology & Conservation, Cornell University Press, Ithaca & London, Pages 55-59.

 

Malcolm, S.B., M.P. Zalucki, B.J. Cockrell and B.J.A.A. Mwakamela. 1999. The lethal plant defense paradox and the influence of milkweed latex on larval feeding behavior of the monarch butterfly. In, J. Hoth, L. Merino, K. Oberhauser, I. Pisanty, S. Price, and T. Wilkinson (editors), Proceedings of the 1997 North American Conference on the Monarch Butterfly. Commission for Environmental Cooperation, Montreal. Pages 139-149.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and M.P. Zalucki. 1993. The monarch butterfly: research and conservation. Pages 3-8 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Nagano, C.D., W.H. Sakai, S.B. Malcolm, B.J. Cockrell, J.P. Donahue, and L.P. Brower. 1993. Spring migration of monarch butterflies in California. Pages 219-232 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Cockrell, B.J., S.B. Malcolm and L.P. Brower. 1993. Time, temperature, and latitudinal constraints on the annual recolonization of eastern North America by the monarch butterfly. Pages 233-251 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Malcolm, S.B., B.J. Cockrell and L.P. Brower. 1993. Spring recolonization of eastern North America by the monarch butterfly: successive brood or single sweep migration? Pages 253-267 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1993. Conservation of monarch butterfly migration in North America: an endangered phenomenon. Pages 357-361 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and M.P. Zalucki. 1993. Biology and conservation of the monarch butterfly: concluding remarks. Pages 397-402 In, S.B. Malcolm and M.P. Zalucki (editors), Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Science Series 38, 425 pp.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1992. Prey defence and predator foraging. Pages 458-475 In, M.J. Crawley (editor), Natural Enemies: The population biology of predators, parasites and diseases. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

 

Malcolm, S.B., B.J. Cockrell, and L.P. Brower. 1992. Continental-scale host plant use by a specialist insect herbivore: milkweeds, cardenolides and the monarch butterfly. Pages 43-45 In, S.B.J. Menken, J.H. Visser and P. Harrewijn (editors), Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships.  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1991. Cardenolide-mediated interactions between plants and herbivores. Pages 251-296 In, G.A. Rosenthal and M.R. Berenbaum (editors), Herbivores: their interaction with secondary plant metabolites, 2nd edition. Volume I: The Chemical Participants. Academic Press, San Diego.

 

Rees, M., D. Kohn, R. Hails, M. Crawley, and S. Malcolm. 1991. An ecological perspective to risk assessment. Pages 9-24 In, D.R. MacKenzie and S.C. Henry (editors), Biological monitoring of genetically engineered plants and microbes. Proceedings of the Kiawah Island Conference, South Carolina. Agricultural Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland.

 

 

Dissertations:

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1981. Defensive use of plant-derived cardenolides by Aphis nerii B de F against predation. D.Phil., dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Jesus College, Oxford, U.K.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1976. An investigation of plant-derived cardiac glycosides as a possible basis for aposematism in the aphidophagous hoverfly Ischiodon aegyptius (Wiedemann)(Diptera: Syrphidae). MSc., dissertation, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, 122 pages.

 

 

Popular articles, reviews and commentaries:

 

Malcolm, S.B. 2003 Review of “Millions of monarchs, Bunches of beetles,” by Gilbert Waldbauer, Harvard University Press. Entomological Society of America.

 

Malcolm S.B. 2002. Review of “Chasing Monarchs. Migrating with the butterflies of passage,” by Robert Michael Pyle, Houghton Mifflin Company.  Entomological Society of America.

 

Agrawal, A.A., and S.B. Malcolm. 2002. Once upon a milkweed. Natural History 9: 48-53. (HTML/ or PPT)

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1996. Chemical communication.  Book review of Chemical Ecology of Insects 2, edited by Ring T. Cardé and William J. Bell. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 11(6): 268-269.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1995. Endangered millions.  Book review of Insect Conservation Biology, by Michael J. Samways. Science 267: 1669-1670.

 

Brower, L.P., L.S. Fink, A.V.Z. Brower, K. Leong, K. Oberhauser, S. Altizer, O. Taylor, D. Vickerman, W.H. Calvert, T. Van Hook, A. Alonso-Mejia, S.B. Malcolm, D.F. Owen, and M.P. Zalucki. 1995. On the dangers of interpopulational transfers of monarch butterflies. BioScience 45(8): 540-544.

 

Boppré, M., and S.B. Malcolm. 1994. CHEMOECOLOGY metamorphosed. Chemoecology 4(1): 1-2 (editorial).

 

Malcolm, S. 1991. Mimicry and viceroy butterflies. Nature 353: 24.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1991. Discussion (to the paper by C.G. Jones and R.D. Firn). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 333:279

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1990. Coevolution and complex chemical interactions (book review). Ecology 71(1): 407-409.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1990. Reply from Stephen Malcolm (to James Mallet's letter, Is mimicry theory unpalatable). Trends in Ecology and Evolution 5(10): 345-346.

 

Boppré, M., and S.B. Malcolm. 1990. Chemoecology - a new journal. Chemoecology 1: 1-2 (editorial).

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1989.  The monarchian odyssey. The World & I. 4(1): 302-305.

 

Brower, L.P., and S.B. Malcolm. 1989. Endangered phenomena. Wings 14(2): 3-9.

 

Malcolm, S.B.  1987.  The fourth chemical ecology meeting.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2(10): 292-293.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and L.P. Brower. 1987. White monarchs. Antenna 11(1): 2-3.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1987. Costs and benefits of milkweed cultivation for monarch butterfly conservation (abstract). Atala 15(1-2): 18.

 

 

Research reports:

 

Malcolm, S., A. Piatkowski, D. Morgan, D. Little, K. Turner and K. Crabtree. 1984. Exmoor red deer survey, 1981-1982: a comparison of lowland and upland habitats. Devon Trust for Nature Conservation, Exeter, England. 128 pages.

 

Published abstracts:

 

Malcolm, S.B., and M.P. Zalucki. 1996. Milkweeds and monarch butterflies and the paradox of plant chemical defences that benefit sequestering specialists. Proceedings XX International Congress of Entomology, Firenze, Italy, 25-31 August 1996: 328.

 

Malcolm, S.B., and M.P. Zalucki. 1995. Milkweed Latex May Resolve the Lethal Plant Defence Paradox. 9th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Gwatt, Switzerland, 24-30 June.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1994. Effects of plant cardenolides on generalist herbivores. 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, 7 June.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1993. Steroids Versus Alkaloids in Plant-Butterfly Interactions. 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, Clearwater, Florida. 4 August.

 

Malcolm, S.B., B.J. Cockrell, and L.P. Brower. 1992. Continental-scale host plant use by a specialist insect herbivore: Milkweeds, cardenolides and the monarch butterfly. 8th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 9-13 March.

 

Malcolm, S.B. 1991. Cardenolides and molecular parsimony of plant chemical defences. 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, Dijon, France, 2-7 July.