Peer-reviewed journals


Powell E., Cook C., Coco J., Brock M., Holian L., and L. Taylor. (2019). Prey color aversions in jumping spiders (Habronattus brunneus) differ across populations. Ethology. 1-11. doi:10.1111/eth.12859. Open access article


Taylor, L., Powell, E., and K. McGraw. (2017). Frequent misdirected courtship in a natural community of colorful Habronattus jumping spiders. PLoS ONE. 12(4): e0173156. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173156 Open access article

Press coverage: National Geographic, ScienceDaily/UF/IFAS, Live Science, Daily Mail

Powell, E. and L. Taylor (2017). Specialists and generalists coexist within a population of spider-hunting mud dauber wasps. Behavioral Ecology. 28(3): 890-898. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arx050 Open access article



Powell, E. and L. Taylor (2016). The black and yellow mud dauber, Sceliphron caementarium, Featured Creatures (peer-reviewed).  Available here. 

Powell, E. (2016). UF/IFAS uses wasps to monitor exotic Joro spider [Press release]. Press coverage: UF/IFAS,, Newswise