Peer reviewed journals

Charalabidis A., Derocles S.A.P., Mosquera-Muñoz D.M., Petit S., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Bohan D.A. (2023) Sex-specific foraging response to interspecific interactions in carabid beetles. Biological Control 185:105302 [pdf] [doi]

Fernandez-Declerck M., Rojas E., Prosnier L., Teulier L., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Médoc V. (2023) Adding insult to injury: anthropogenic noise intensifies predation risk by an invasive freshwater fish species. Biological Invasions [pdf] [doi] [data]

Depeux C., Branger A., Moulignier T., Moreau J., Lemaître J.-F., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Laverre T., Paulhac H., Gaillard J.-M., Beltran-Bech S. (2023) Deleterious effects of thermal and water stresses on life history and physiology: a case study on woodlouse. Peer Community Journal 3:e7 [pdf] [doi] [data]

Lartigue S., Yalaoui M., Belliard J., Caravel C., Jeandroz L., Groussier G., Calcagno V., Louâpre P., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Malausa T., Moreau J. (2022) Consistent variations in personality traits and their potential for genetic improvement of biocontrol agents: Trichogramma evanescens as a case study. Evolutionary Applications 15:1565-1579 [doi] [pdf] [data]

Meyer N., Bollache L., Galipaud M., Moreau J., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Afonso E., Angerbjörn A., Bêty J., Brown G., Ehrich D., Gilg V., Giroux M.-A., Hansen J., Lanctot R.B., Lang J., Latty C., Lecomte N., McKinnon L., Kennedy L., Reneerkens J., Saalfeld S.T., Sabard B., Schmidt N.M., Sittler B., Smith P., Sokolov A., Sokolov V., Sokolova N., van Bemmelen R., Varpe Ø., Gilg O. (2021) Behavioural responses of breeding arctic sandpipers to ground-surface temperature and primary productivity. Science of Total Environment 755:142485 [doi] [pdf]

Lartigue S., Yalaoui M., Belliard J., Caravel C., Jeandroz L., Groussier G., Calcagno V., Louâpre P., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Malausa T., Moreau J. (2020) Consistent variations in personality traits and their potential for genetic improvement of biocontrol agents: Trichogramma evanescens as a case study. PCI Ecology [doi] [pdf] [data]  –> now published as Lartigue et al. (2022)

Chevalier L., Labonne J., Galipaud M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2020) Fluctuating dynamics of mate availability promote the evolution of flexible choosiness in both sexes. American Naturalist 196:730-742 [doi] [pdf] [source code] [shinyapps]

Boucheker A., Nedjah R., Prodon R., Gillingham M., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Béchet A., Samraoui B. (2020) Cohort effect on discriminant rate: the case of greater flamingo (Phœnicopterus roseus) chicks sexed with morphological characters. Web Ecology 20:153–159 [doi] [pdf]

Depeux C., Lemaître J.-F., Moreau J., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Laverre T., Pauhlac H., Gaillard J.-M., Beltran-Bech S. (2020) Reproductive senescence and parental effect in an indeterminate grower. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 33:1256-1264 [doi] [pdf]

Meyer N., Bollache L., Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X., Moreau J., Afonso1 E., Angerbjörn A., Bêty J., Ehrich D., Gilg V., Giroux M.-A., Hansen J., Lanctot R. B., Lang J., Lecomte N., McKinnon L., Reneerkens J., Saalfeld S. T., Sabard B., Schmidt N. M., Sittler B., Smith P., Sokolov A., Sokolov V., Sokolova N., van Bemmelen R., Gilg O. (2020) Nest attentiveness drives nest predation in arctic sandpipers. Oikos 129:1481-1492 [doi] [pdf]

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 95:1233-1251 [doi] [pdf] [data and source code]

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 8:1668-1678 [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] + [Dataset and R code] (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

Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2019) Approche évolutionniste du comportement animal, in: Ethologie animale (A.-S. Darmaillacq & F. levy), 2e édition, de Boeck, Louvain-la-Neue [web] [amazon]

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]


Dechaume-Moncharmont F.-X. (2020) Extreme weight loss: when accelerometer could reveal reproductive investment in a semelparous fish species. Peer Community in Ecology 100060 [doi] [pdf]

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]

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