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Published manuscripts

27. Monceau, K. & Thiéry D. 2017. Vespa velutina nest distribution at a local scale: an eight-year survey of the invasive honeybee predator. Insect Science, 24, 663–674. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

26. Monceau, K., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Moreau, J., Lucas, C., Capoduro, R., Motreuil, S. & Moret, Y. 2017. Personality, immune response and reproductive success: An appraisal of the pace-of-life syndrome hypothesis.  Journal of Animal Ecology, 86, 932–942. [PDF] article + [ZIP] supplementary files + data JAE dryad

25. Monceau, K., Tourat, A., Arca, M., Bonnard, O., Arnold, G. & Thiéry D. 2017. Daily and seasonal extranidal behaviour variations in the invasive yellow-legged hornet, Vespa velutina Lepeletier (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of Insect Behavior, 30, 220-230. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

24. Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Richet, J., Motreuil, S., Moret, Y. & Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X. 2017. Larval personality does not predict adult personality in a holometabolous insect. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 120, 869-878. [PDF] article + [ZIP] supplementary files + [data] dataset

23. Moreau, J., Monceau, K. and Thiéry, D. 2016. Larval food influences temporal oviposition and egg quality traits in females of Lobesia botrana. Journal of Pest Science, 89, 439-448.  [PDF]

22. Vogelweith, F., Moret, Y., Monceau, K., Thiéry, D., & Moreau, J. 2016. Effect of diet and immune challenge on the relative abundance of hemocyte types in polyphagous caterpillar. Journal of Insect Physiology, 88, 33-39. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

21. Monceau, K. 2015. The next meeting for animal personality: population genetics. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 27, 428-435. [PDF]

invasive vs. native hornet

20. Biard, C., Monceau, K., Motreuil, S. and Moreau, J. 2015. Interpreting immunological indices: The importance of taking parasite community into account. An example in blackbirds (Turdus merula). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 960-972. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

19. Monceau, K., Moreau, J., Poidatz, J., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2015. Behavioral syndrome in a native and an invasive hymenoptera species. Insect Science, 22, 541-548.  [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

18. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2015. Evaluation of competition between a native and an invasive hornet species: do seasonal phenologies overlap? Bulletin of Entomological Research, 105, 462-469. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary files

Cover Insect Science 2014 vol. 21

Cover Insect Science 2014 vol. 21

17. Couto, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Thiéry, D. and Sandoz, J.-C. 2014. Olfactory attraction of the hornet Vespa velutina to honeybee colony odors and pheromones. PLoS ONE, 9, e115943. [PDF]

16. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Moreau, J. and Thiéry, D. 2014. Spatial distribution of Vespa velutina individuals hunting at domestic honeybee hives: heterogeneity at a local scale. Insect Science, 21, 765–774. [PDF]

15. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. and Moreau, J. 2014. Larval intraspecific competition for food in the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 517-524. [PDF]

14. Arca, M., Papachristoforou, A., Mougel, F., Rortais, A., Monceau, K., Bonnard, O., Tardy, P., Thiéry, D., Silvain, J.-F. and Arnold, G. 2014. Defensive behaviour of Apis mellifera against Vespa velutina in France: testing whether European honeybees can develop an effective collective defence against a new predator. Behavioural Processes, 106, 122-129. [PDF]

Yellow-legged hunter processing its honeybee prey

Yellow-legged hornet processing its honeybee prey

13. Thiéry, D., Monceau, K. and Moreau, J. 2014. Different emergence phenology of European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana, Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on six varieties of grapes in an experimental vineyard. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 104, 277-287. [PDF]

12. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2014. Vespa velutina : a new invasive predator of honeybees in Europe. Journal of Pest Science, 87, 1-16. [PDF]

11. Monceau, K., Cézilly, F., Moreau, J., Motreuil, S. and Wattier, R.A. 2013. Colonisation and diversification of the Zenaida dove (Zenaida aurita) in the Antilles: Phylogeography, contemporary gene flow and morphological divergence. PLoS ONE, 8, e82189. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

Hornet worker on its nest

Nest guarding

10. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Relationship between the age of Vespa velutina workers and their defensive behaviour established from colonies maintained in the laboratory. Insectes Sociaux, 60, 437-444. [PDF]

9. Monceau, K., Arca, M., Leprêtre, L., Mougel, F., Bonnard, O., Silvain, J.-F., Maher, N., Arnold, G. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Native prey and invasive predator patterns of foraging activity: the case of the yellow-legged hornet predation at European honeybee hives. PLoS ONE, 8, e66492. [PDF]

Yellow-legged hornet hovering in front of a beehive

8. Monceau, K., Maher, N., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2013. Predation dynamics study of the recently introduced honeybee killer Vespa velutina: learning from the enemy. Apidologie, 44, 209-221. [PDF]

7. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Dubreuil, C. and Cézilly, F. 2013. Heterozygosity-fitness correlations in adult and juvenile Zenaida dove, Zenaida aurita. Journal of Heredity, 104, 47-56.  [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

6. Monceau, K., Bonnard, O. and Thiéry, D. 2012. Chasing the queens of the alien predator of honeybees: a water drop in the invasiveness ocean. Open Journal of Ecology, 2, 183-191. [PDF]

Male and female Schultesia nitor

Male and female Schultesia nitor

5. Monceau, K. and van Baaren, J. 2012. Female teneral mating in a monandrous species. Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1426-1436. [PDF]

4. Monceau, K., Wattier, R.A., Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Motreuil, S. and Cézilly, F. 2011. Territoriality vs. flocking in the Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita: Resource polymorphism revisited using morphological and genetic analyses. The Auk, 128, 15-25. [PDF]

3. Dechaume-Moncharmont, F.-X., Monceau, K. and Cézilly, F. 2011. Sexing birds using discriminant function analysis based on morphometric measurements: A critical appraisal. The Auk, 128, 78-86. [PDF] article + [PDF] supplementary material

Singing Zenaida Dove

Singing Zenaida dove

2. Boogert, N.J., Monceau, K. and Lefebvre, L. 2010. A field test of behavioural flexibility in Zenaida Doves (Zenaida aurita). Behavioural Processes, 85, 135-141. [PDF]

1. Monceau, K., Gaillard, M., Harrang, E., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Parker, P. G., Cézilly, F. and Wattier, R.A. 2009. Twenty-three polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Caribbean endemic Zenaida Dove, Zenaida aurita, and its conservation in related Zenaida species. Conservation Genetics, 10, 1557-1581. [PDF]

Popular science

Monceau, K. and Thiéry, D. 2017. Frelon asiatique: que faire? L’Ecologiste, 49, 40. [PDF]

Thiéry, D. and Monceau, K. 2015. Frelon à pattes jaunes : un prédateur d’abeilles introduit en Europe par l’homme. Biofutur, 365, 48-55. [PDF]


Technical report

Bonnard, O., Monceau, K. and Thiéry, D. 2012. Elevage de colonies de Vespa velutina, un prédateur d’abeilles domestiques récemment introduit en France. Le Cahier des Techniques de l’Inra, 76, 1-11. [PDF]


Conference Proceedings

Monceau, K. and Thiéry, D. Vespa velutina: Current situation and perspectives. Atti Academia Nazionale Italiana di Entomologia (18 November 2016) – Florence (Italy) [PDF]

Thiéry, D., Bonnard, O., Maher, N., Poidatz, J. and Monceau, K. 2014. Comportement de prédation du frelon asiatique à pattes jaunes (Vespa velutina) et protection des ruches par différentes stratégies de piégeage. Ravageurs et Insectes Invasifs et Émergents (21 octobre 2014) – Montpellier (France) [PDF]


Ph.D. thesis

Monceau, K. 2009. Biologie des populations de tourterelles à queue carrée sur l’île de la Barbade – Apports de l’outil moléculaire. Ph.D. thesis, université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France. [PDF]


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