Youngsteadt, E., and C. Sorenson. 2018. Failure of pollen transport despite high bee visitation in an endangered, dioecious shrub. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. link

Terando, A. J., S. Prado, and E. Youngsteadt. 2018. Construction of a compact low-cost radiation shield for air-temperature sensors in ecological field studies. JOVE. DOI: 10.3791/58273 link

Hamon, L. E., E. Youngsteadt, R. E. Irwin, and C. E. Sorenson. 2018. Pollination ecology and morphology of Venus flytrap in sites of varying time since last fire. Annals of the Entomological Society of Americalink

Youngsteadt, E., R. E. Irwin, A. Fowler, M. A. Bertone, S. J. Giacomini, M. Kunz, D. Suiter, and C. E. Sorenson. 2018. Venus flytrap rarely traps its pollinators. American Naturalistlay summary linkpdf

Hamblin, A. L, E. Youngsteadt, and S. D. Frank. 2018. Wild bee abundance declines with urban warming, regardless of floral density. Urban Ecosystems. doi: 10.1007/s11252-018-0731-4 †Contributed equally link pdf


Terando, A. J., E. Youngsteadt, E. K. Meineke, and S. G. Prado. 2017. Ad hoc instrumentation methods in ecological studies produce highly biased temperature measurements. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3499 link pdf

Savage, A. M., E. Youngsteadt, A. F. Ernst, S. Anderson Powers, R. R. Dunn, and S. D. Frank. In press. Homogenizing an urban habitat mosaic: Arthropod diversity declines in NYC parks after Super Storm Sandy. Ecological Applications.

Hamblin, A. L.†, Youngsteadt, E.†, López-Uribe, M. M., and Frank, S. D. 2017. Physiological thermal limits predict differential responses of bees to urban heat-island effects. Biology Letters13:20170125. †Contributed equally. link pdf

López-Uribe, M. M., Appler, R. H., Youngsteadt, E., Dunn, R. R., Frank, S. D., Tarpy, D. R. 2017. Higher immunocompetence is associated with higher genetic diversity in feral honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera). Conservation Genetics 18:659-666 doi: 10.1007/s10592-017-0942-x. link pdf


Youngsteadt, E., Ernst, A. F., Dunn, R. R., and Frank, S. D. 2016. Responses of arthropod populations to warming depend on latitude: evidence from urban heat islands. Global Change Biology 23:1436-1447. link pdf

Meineke, E. K., Youngsteadt, E., Dunn, R. R., and Frank, S. D. 2016. Urban warming reduces above-ground carbon storage. Proceedings B 283:20161574. link pdf

Youngsteadt, E., Moylett, H., López-Uribe, M., and Hamblin, A. 2016. T. B. Mitchell: the man behind The Bees of the Eastern United StatesAmerican Entomologist 62(3):157-162. link pdf

Dale, A. G., Youngsteadt, E., and Frank, S. D. 2016. Forecasting the effects of heat and pests on urban trees: impervious surface thresholds and the ‘Pace to Plant’ technique. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 42(3):181-191. link pdf

Reese, A., Savage, A. M., Youngsteadt, E., McGuire, K., Koling, A., Watkins, O., Frank, S. D., and Dunn, R. R. 2016. Urban stress is associated with variation in microbial species composition—but not richness—in Manhattan. The ISME Journal 10:751-760. link pdf


Youngsteadt, E.†, Appler, R. H.†, López-Uribe, M. M., Tarpy, D. R., and Frank, S. D. 2015. Urbanization increases pathogen pressure on feral and managed honey bees. PLoS ONE 10: e0142031. †Contributed

Youngsteadt, E., Henderson, R. C., Savage, A. M., Ernst, A. F., Dunn, R. R., and Frank, S. D. 2015. Habitat and species identity, not diversity, predict the extent of refuse consumption by urban arthropods. Global Change Biologylink pdf

Savage, A. M., Hackett, B., Guénard, B., Youngsteadt, E., and Dunn, R. R. 2015. Fine-scale heterogeneity across Manhattan’s urban habitat mosaic is associated with variation in ant composition and richness. Insect Conservation and Diversity 8:216–228. link pdf

Youngsteadt, E., Dale, A. G., Terando, A. J., Dunn, R. R., and Frank, S. D. 2015. Do cities simulate climate change? A comparison of herbivore response to urban and global warming. Global Change Biology 21:97-105. link pdf


Youngsteadt, E., Guerra, P. and Schal, C. 2010. Divergent chemical cues elicit seed collecting by ants in an obligate multi-species mutualism in lowland Amazonia. PLoS ONE, 5:e15822. link


Youngsteadt, E., Alvarez, J., Osborne, J. and Schal, C., 2009. Species specific seed dispersal in an obligate ant-plant mutualism. PLoS ONE, 4:e4335. link

Booth, W., Youngsteadt, E., Schal, C. and Vargo, E. 2009. Characterization of 8 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the neotropical ant-garden ant, Camponotus femoratusConservation Genetics, 10:1401-1403. pdf link

Booth, W., Youngsteadt, E., Schal, C. and Vargo, E. 2009. Polymorphic microsatellite loci for the ant-garden ant, Crematogaster levior (Forel). Conservation Genetics, 10:639-641. pdf link


Youngsteadt, E., Nojima, S., Häberlein, C.,Schulz, S. and Schal, C. 2008. Seed odor mediates an obligate ant-plant mutualism in Amazonian rainforest. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105: 4571-4575. link


Youngsteadt, E., Fan, Y., Stay, B., and Schal, C., 2005. Cuticular hydrocarbon synthesis and its maternal provisioning to embryos in the viviparous cockroach Diploptera punctataJournal of Insect Physiology, 51: 803-809. pdf

Youngsteadt, E., and DeVries, P. J., 2005. The effects of ants on the entomophagous butterfly caterpillar Feniseca tarquinius and the putative role of chemical camouflage in the Feniseca-ant interaction. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 31: 2091-2109. pdf