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Fayard M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Wattier R., Perrot-Minnot M.-J. (2020) Magnitude and direction of parasite-induced phenotypic alterations: a meta-analysis in Acanthocephalans. Biological Reviews, in press [doi] [pdf]

Depeux C., Samba-Louaka A., Becking T., Braquart-Varnier C., Moreau J., Lemaître J.-F., Laverre T., Paulhac H., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Gaillard J.-M., Beltran-Bech S. (2020) The crustacean Armadillidium vulgare (Latreille, 1804) (Isopoda: Oniscoidea), a new promising model for the study of cellular senescence. Journal of Crustacean Biology 40:194–199 [doi] [pdf]

Laubu C., Louâpre P., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2019) Pair-bonding influences affective state in a monogamous fish species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286:20190760 [pdf] + [dataset] + [media coverage]

Charalabidis A., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Carbonne B., Bohan D., Petit S. (2019) Diversity of foraging strategies and responses to predator interference in seed-eating carabid beetles. Basic and Applied Ecology, 36:13-24 [pdf]

Couchoux C., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Rigaud T., Bollache L. (2018) Male Gammarus roeseli provide smaller ejaculates to females infected with vertically transmitted microsporidian parasites. Animal Behaviour, 137:179-185 [pdf]

Charalabidis A., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Petit S., Bohan D. (2017) Risk of predation makes foragers less choosy about their food. PLoS ONE 12(11):e0187167 [open access] + [dataset]

Galipaud M., Gillingham M.A.F., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2017) A farewell to the sum of Akaike weights: the benefits of alternative metrics for variable importance estimations in model selection. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8(12):1668-1678 [pdf] + [R source code]

Iltis C., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Galipaud M., Moreau J., Bollache L., Louâpre P. (2017) The curse of being single: male and female Gammarus pulex both energetically benefit from precopulatory mate guarding. Animal Behaviour 130:67-72 [pdf]

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]

Laubu C., Schweitzer C., Motreuil S., Louâpre P., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2017) Mate choice based on behavioural type : Do convict cichlids prefer similar partners? Animal Behaviour 126:281-291 [pdf]

Schweitzer C., Melot G., Laubu C., Teixeira M., Motreuil S., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2017) Hormonal and fitness consequences of behavioral assortative mating in the convict cichlid (Amatitlania siquia). General and Comparative Endocrinology 240:15-161 [pdf]

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(4):869-878 [pdf] [dataset]

Laubu C., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Motreuil S., Schweitzer C. (2016) Mismatched partners that achieve postpairing behavioral similarity improve their reproductive success. Science Advances, 2(3):e1501013 [open access] [media coverage]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Brom T., Cézilly F. (2016) Opportunity costs resulting from scramble competition within the choosy sex severely impair mate choosiness. Animal Behaviour 114:249-260 [pdf]

Bitome Essono P.-Y, Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Mavoungou J., Obiang Mba R., Duvallet G., Bretagnolle F. (2015) Distribution and abundance of hematophagous flies (Glossinidae, Stomoxys and Tabanidae) in two national parks of Gabon. Parasite 22:23 [pdf]

Schweitzer C., Motreuil S., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2015) Coloration reflects behavioural types in the convict cichlid (Amatitlania siquia). Animal Behaviour 105:201-209 [pdf]

Mazué G.P.F., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Godin J.-G.J (2015) Boldness-exploration behavioral syndrome: inter-family variability and repeatability of personality traits in the young of the convict cichlid (Amatitlania siquia). Behavioral Ecology 26:900-908 [pdf]

Galipaud M., Bollache L., Wattier R., Dubreuil C., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Lagrue C. (2015) Overestimation of the strength of size-assortative pairing in taxa with cryptic diversity: a case of Simpson’s paradox. Animal Behaviour 102:217-221 [pdf]

Galipaud M., Bollache L., Oughadou A., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2015) Males do not always switch females when presented to a better reproductive option. Behavioral Ecology 26:359–366 [pdf]

Galipaud M., Gillingham M.A.F., David M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2014) Ecologists overestimate the importance of predictor variables in model averaging: a plea for cautious interpretations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:983–991 [pdf] + [R source code]

Quinard A., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Cézilly F. (2014) Pairing patterns in relation to body size, genetic similarity and multilocus heterozygosity in a tropical monogamous bird species. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:1723-1731 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Freychet M., Motreuil S., Cézilly F. (2013). Female mate choice in convict cichlids is transitive and consistent with a self-referent directional preference. Frontiers in Zoology 10:69 [open access] + original dataset [zip]

Galipaud M., Bollache L., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2013) Assortative mating by size without a size-based preference: the female-sooner norm as a mate guarding criterion. Animal Behaviour 85:35-41 [pdf]

Monceau K., Wattier R., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Dubreuil C., Cézilly F. (2013) Heterozygoty-fitness correlations in adult and juvenile zenaida dove, Zenaida aurita. Journal of Heredity 104:47-56 [pdf]

David M., Auclair Y., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Cézilly F. (2012) Handling stress does not reflect personality in female zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Comparative Psychology 126:10-14 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Cornuau J.H.,  Keddar I., Ihle M., Motreuil S., Cézilly F. (2011) Rapid assessment of female preference for male size predicts subsequent choice of spawning partner in a socially monogamous cichlid fish. C. R. Biol. 334:906-910 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Monceau K., Cézilly F. (2011) Sexing birds using discriminant function analysis: A critical appraisal. The Auk 128:78-86 [pdf] + supplementary material [pdf] + original dataset and R code [zip] (cross-validated by Vines et al. 2014, and Andrew et al. 2015 )

Galipaud M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Oughadou A, Bollache L. (2011) Does foreplay matter? Gammarus pulex females may benefit from long-lasting precopulatory mate guarding. Biology Letters 7:333-335 [pdf]

Monceau K., Wattier R., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Motreuil S., 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]

Franceschi N., Cornet S., Bollache L., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Bauer A., Motreuil S., Rigaud T. (2010) Variation between populations and local adaptation in acanthocephalan-induced manipulation. Evolution 64:2417–2430 [pdf]

Franks N.R., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Hanmore E., Reynolds J.K. (2009) Speed versus accuracy in decision-making ants: expediting politics and policy implementation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 364:845–852 [pdf] [media coverage]

Groß R., Houston A.I., Collins E.J., McNamara J.M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Franks N.R. (2008) Simple learning rules to cope with changing environments. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 5:1193-1202 [pdf]

Planqué R., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Franks N.R., Kovacs T., Marshall J.A.R. (2007) Why do house-hunting ants recruit in both directions? Naturwissenschaften, 94:911-918 [pdf]

Dornhaus A., Collins E.J., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Houston A.I, Franks N.R., McNamara J.M. (2006) Paying for information: partial loads in central place foragers. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 61:151–161 [pdf]

Lenoir J.-C., Laloi D., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Solignac M. & Pham-Delègue M.-H. (2006) Intra-colonial variation of the sting extension response in the honey bee Apis mellifera. Insectes Sociaux 53:80-85 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Dornhaus A., Houston A.I., McNamara, J.M., Collins E.J., Franks N.R. (2005) The hidden cost of information in collective foraging. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272:1689-1695 [pdf]

Desneux N., Fauvergue X, Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Kerhoas L., Ballanger Y. & Kaiser L. (2005) The parasitoid Diaeretiella rapae can limit populations of the aphid Myzus persicae following application of deltamethrin in oilseed rape. Journal of Economic Entomology 98:9-17 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Azzouz H. , Pons O. Pham-Delègue M.-H. (2005) Soybean proteinase inhibitor and the foraging strategy of free flying honeybees. Apidologie 36:421-430 [pdf]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Decourtye A., Hennequet, C, Pons O. & Pham-Delègue M.-H. (2003) Statistical analysis of the Honeybee survival after chronic exposure to insecticides, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 22:3088-3094 [pdf]

book chapters Version imprimable
Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2019) Approche évolutionniste du comportement animal, in: Ethologie animale (A.-S. Darmaillacq & F. levy), 2e édition, de Boeck, Louvain-la-Neuv, in press

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2018) Evolutionarily stable strategies, in: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior (J. Vonk & T. Shackelford Eds), Springer Verlag, Berlin [pdf]

Franks N., Dornhaus A., Marshall J., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2009) The dawn of a golden age in mathematical sociobiology, in: Organization of insect societies: from genome to sociocomplexity (J. Fewell & J. Gadau Eds), Harvard University Press, Harvard, USA, p. 437-459 [pdf]

reviews Version imprimable

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2020) Touchy matter: the delicate balance between Morgan’s canon and open-minded description of advanced cognitive skills in the animal. Peer Community In Ecology, 100042 [doi]

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2018) Optimal foraging in a changing world: old questions, new perspectives. Peer Community In Ecology, 100005 [doi] [pdf]

popular science Version imprimable

Laubu C. et Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2016) Le choix du partenaire : une force évolutive sous-estimée. La nature est-elle bien faite ? (Cécile Breton Ed.), Le Cavalier Bleu, Paris, p. 49-56 [editeur] [amazon]

Laubu C. et Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2016) Comment être heureux et avoir beaucoup d'enfants quand on est un poisson, The Conversation, 16 mars 2016

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. et Pham-Delègue M.-H. (2002) L'évaluation de la distance chez les abeilles. Universalia 2002, Encyclopædia Universalis, Paris, p.288

Azzouz H. et  Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2000) La communication sociale chez l'abeille Apis mellifera L. Bulletin Technique Apicole 27:9-19

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