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Valerie Blackmore

Valerie Blackmore

Department of
Arizona State University West
Tempe, AZ 85287

Journal Articles


Johnson, J. C., P. Trubl, V. Blackmore and L. S. Miles. 2011. Male black widows court well-fed females more than starved females: Silken cues indicate sexual cannibalism risk. Animal Behaviour 82(2):388-390. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.05.018. (link )

Trubl, P., V. Blackmore and J. C. Johnson. 2011. Wasteful killing in black widows: Adaptive gluttony or behavioral syndromes of voracity?. Ethology 117:236-245. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2010.01870.x. (link )