Publications

Books

Wyatt TD (2017) Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, Oxford

Wyatt TD (2014) Pheromones and animal behavior: chemical signals and signatures. (2nd Edition) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. more details

Hurst JL, Beynon RJ, Roberts SC & Wyatt TD (eds) (2008) Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 11   ISBN: 978-0-387-73944-1 Springer, New York. 432 pp

Wyatt TD (2003) Pheromones and animal behaviour: communication by smell and taste. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 391 pp. more details and reviews of 1st edn

more details of books

Other publications

Do email me if you’d like copies of any of the publications below [tristram.wyatt@zoo.ox.ac.uk].

Wyatt TD (2015) The search for human pheromones: the lost decades and the necessity of returning to first principles. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282:20142994. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2994  (See also The Guardian Science Blog)

Wyatt TD (2015) How animals communicate via pheromones. American Scientist 103:114-121

Wyatt TD, Hardege JD & Terschak J (2014) Ocean acidification foils chemical signals. (letter) Science 346: 176.

Wyatt TD (2014) Proteins and peptides as pheromone signals and chemical signatures. Animal Behaviour 97:273-280 DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.07.025

Wyatt TD (2014) Introduction to chemical signaling in vertebrates and invertebrates. In: Mucignat-Caretta (ed.) Neurobiology of Chemical Communication. CRC Press, Baton Rouge

Nehring V, Wyatt TD & d’Ettorre P (2013) Noise in chemical communication. In: Brumm, H (ed.) Animal communication and noise. Springer, Berlin. pp 373-405

Wyatt TD (2011) Pheromones and behavior. In: Breithaupt, T & Thiel, M (eds) Chemical communication in crustaceans. New York: Springer. pp 23-38 ISBN: 978-0-387-77100-7

Wyatt TD (2010) Pheromones and signature mixtures: defining species-wide signals and variable cues for identity in both invertebrates and vertebrates. J Comparative Physiology A-Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology. 10:685-700, DOI: 10.1007/s00359-010-0564-y [erratum: ‘cis-vinyl acetate’ should be ‘cis-vaccenyl acetate’] pdf

Wyatt TD (2009) Fifty years of pheromones. Nature 457: 262-263 doi:10.1038/457262a    pdf

Wyatt TD (2009) Pheromones and other chemical communication in animals. In: Squire, LR (ed.) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Academic Press, Oxford. pp 611-616

Eisthen HL & Wyatt TD (2006) The vomeronasal system and pheromones. Current Biology 16:R73-74  pdf

Wyatt TD (2005) Pheromones: convergence & contrasts in insects & vertebrates. In: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 10 (eds RT Mason, MP LeMaster and D Müller-Schwarze). Springer Press, NY. pp7-20. pdf

Sorensen PW & Wyatt TD (2004) Pheromones. In: The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, (eds WE Craighead & CB Nemeroff). 3rd Edition. John Wiley & Sons, New York, pp 690-691.

Alonso W, Wyatt TD & Kelly DW (2003) Are vectors able to learn about their hosts? A case study with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Memorias Do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 98:665-672 access

Wyatt TD & Birch MC (2001) Finding a mate – tapping behaviour and deathwatch beetle communication, mate location, and mate choice. English Heritage Research Transactions 4:15-23

Hardie J, Gibson G & Wyatt TD (2001) Insect behaviours associated with resource finding. In: Insect Movement: Mechanisms and Consequences. Royal Entomological Society 20th Symposium, (eds Woiwod IP, DR Reynolds & CD Thomas). CABI, Wallingford, pp. 87-109.

Rojas JC, Wyatt TD & Birch MC (2000) Flight and oviposition behavior toward different host plant species by the cabbage moth, Mamestra brassicae (L.) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 13:247-254

Rojas JC & Wyatt TD (1999) Role of visual cues and interaction with host odour during the host-finding behaviour of the cabbage moth. Entomol exp appl 91:59-65

Rojas JC & Wyatt TD (1999) The role of pre- and post-imaginal experience in the host-finding and oviposition behaviour of the cabbage moth. Physiological Entomology 24:83-89

Fadamiro HY, Wyatt TD & Birch MC (1998) Flying beetles respond as moths predict: Optomotor anemotaxis to pheromone plumes at different heights. Journal of Insect Behavior 11:549-557

Wyatt TD (1997) Methods in studying insect behaviour. In: Methods in Ecological and Agricultural Entomology. (eds Dent DR & Walton MP). CABI, Wallingford, pp. 27- 56  pdf

Wyatt TD (1997) Putting pheromones to work: paths forward for direct control. In: Pheromone Research: New Directions (eds Cardé RT & Minks AK). Chapman & Hall, NY pp. 445-459 pdf

Wyatt TD, Vastiau K, & MC Birch (1997) Orientation of flying male Anobium punctatum (Coleoptera: Anobiidae) to sex pheromone: separating effects of visual stimuli and physical barriers to wind. Physiological Entomology 22:191-196

Fadamiro HY, Wyatt TD, & MC Birch (1996) Flight behaviour of Prostephanus truncatus in relation to population-density, resource quality, age, and sex. J of Insect Behavior 9:339-351

Fadamiro HY & Wyatt TD (1996) Factors influencing response of flying Prostephanus truncatus to its male-produced aggregation pheromone. Physiological Entomology 21:179-187

Fadamiro HY, Wyatt TD, & Hall DR (1996) Behavioural response of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) to the individual components of its pheromone in a flight tunnel: discrimination between two odour sources. Journal of Stored Products Research 32:163-170

Fadamiro HY & Wyatt TD (1995) Flight behaviour of Prostephanus truncatus in relation to time of day, temperature, relative humidity and starvation. Entomologia exp appl 75:273-277

Goulson D, MC Birch, & TD Wyatt (1994) Mate location in the deathwatch beetle, Xestobium rufovillosum De Geer (Anobiidae): orientation to substrate vibrations. Animal Behaviour 47:899-907

Wyatt TD (1994) News & views: Moth flights of fancy. Nature 369:98-99

Wyatt TD, Phillips A, & Grégoire J-C (1993) Turbulence, trees and semiochemicals: windtunnel orientation of the predator, Rhizophagus grandis, to its bark beetle prey, Dendroctonus micans. Physiological Entomol 18:204-210 pdf

Goulson D, MC Birch, & TD Wyatt (1993) Paternal investment in relation to size in the death-watch beetle, Xestobium rufovillosum, and evidence for female selection for large mates. J of Insect Behavior 6:539-547

Phillips ADG & Wyatt TD (1992) Beyond origami: using behavioural observations as a strategy to improve trap design. Entomologia exp appl 62:67-74 pdf

Wainhouse DW, Wyatt TD, Phillips A, Kelly DR, Barghian M, Beech-Garwood P, Cross D, & Howell RS (1991) Response of the predator Rhizophagus grandis to host-plant derived chemicals in Dendroctonus micans larval frass in laboratory wind tunnel experiments. Chemoecology 2:55-63

Wyatt TD & Foster WA (1989) Leaving home: subsocial behaviour by a saltmarsh beetle and predation by the carabid beetle, Dichierotrichus gustavi. Animal Behaviour 38:778-785

Wyatt TD & Foster WA (1989) Parental care in the subsocial intertidal beetle, Bledius spectabilis, in relation to parasitism by the ichneumonid wasp, Barycnemis blediator. Behaviour 110:76-92 pdf

Chapman RF, Bernays EA, & Wyatt TD (1988) Chemical aspects of host-plant specificity in three Larrea-feeding grasshoppers. Journal of Chemical Ecology 14:561-579

Wyatt TD & Foster WA (1988) Distribution and abundance of the intertidal beetle, Bledius spectabilis. Ecological Entomology 13:453-464 pdf

Wyatt TD (1986) How a saltmarsh beetle, Bledius spectabilis, prevents flooding and anoxia in its burrow. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 19:323-331 pdf

Popular science writing for a wider audience

Wyatt TD (2015) Sexing up the human pheromone story: How a corporation started a scientific myth. The Guardian Science Head quarters. 4 March 2015

Wyatt TD (2008) Invisible signalling: pheromones. In: Benton MJ (ed.) The seventy great mysteries of the natural world. Unlocking the secrets of our planet.Thames & Hudson, London. pp 241-243 link

Wyatt TD (2005) ‘Pheromones’ in Fusion, Independent newspaper (schools careers supplement)

Wyatt TD (2002) Pheromones. In: O’Toole C (ed.) The new encyclopedia of insects and their allies. OUP pp 30-33.

Wyatt TD (1993) Submarine beetles. Natural History (American Museum of Natural History, NY) July:6-9 pdf

Wyatt TD (1987) Habitat and mothercare. New Scientist 8 October 1987. 116:(1581)50-53