Monica Raveret Richter
Telephone: (518) 580-5083
Fax: (518) 580-5071
Dr. Raveret-Richter's research is on the behavioral ecology of foraging and mate choice. Her field studies focus on the social insects and birds. In her laboratory, insects, fish, birds, and lizards are potential research subjects for a variety of behavioral and ecological inquiries.
Raveret-Richter, M.A. 1990. Hunting Social Wasp Interactions: Influence of Prey Size, Arrival Order, and Wasp Species. Ecology 71: 1018-1030.
Raveret-Richter, M.A. and K.D. Waddington. 1993. Increases and Decreases in Food Quality: Effects of Experience on Honeybee Perception and Behavior. Animal Behavior 46: 123-128.
Waddington, K.D., P.K. Visscher, T.J. Herbert, and M.A. Raveret-Richter. 1994. Comparisons of Forager Distributions from Matched Honeybee Colonies in Suburban Environments. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 35: 423-429.
Raveret-Richter, M.A. and V.L. Tisch (Skidmore Class of '94). 1994. Presence, Size, and Species of Resident Social Wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Influence Resource Choice by Foragers. Invited Paper, "Foraging" Symposium, 12th World Congress on Social Insects, Sorbonne, Paris.
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