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Larry L. Wolf

Larry L. Wolf

Larry L. Wolf

Emeritus Professor




Research Interests

Behavior and ecology.


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, American Museum of Natural History (1966-1967)
  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (1966)


  • General Ecology
  • Population Biology
  • Topics in Animal Ecology and Behavior
  • BIO 419: Junior/Senior Thesis Seminar

Selected Publications

  • Hsu, Yuying, Ryan Earley, and L. L. Wolf. (2006) Modulation of aggressive behavior by fighting experience: mechanisms and contest outcomes. Biological Reviews, 81:33-74.
  • Polak, M, W. T. Starmer, and L. L. Wolf. (2004) Sexual selection for size and symmetry in a diversifying secondary sexual character in Drosophila bipectinata Duda (Diptera:Drosophilidae). Evolution, 58:597-607.
  • Hsu, Y. and L. L. Wolf. (2001) The winner and loser effect: what fighting behaviours are influenced. Animal Behaviour, 61:777-786.
  • Wolf, L. L., Starmer, W. T.., Polak, M., and Barker, J. S. F. (2000) Genetic architecture of a wing size measure in Drosophila hibisci from two populations in eastern Australia. Heredity, 85: 521-529.