Nancy E. McIntyre, Ph.D.

Publications

Theses/Dissertations from the McIntyre Lab

2014

Candler, S. 2014. To eat or not to eat? Behavioral responses to novelty and aposematic signals. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF unavailable.

Collins, S.D. 2014. Fine-scale modeling of riverine Odonata distributions in the northeastern United States. Ph.D. dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2013

Heintzman, L.J. 2013. Examination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in an urban stormwaer system and bioaccumulation in Odonata. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2011

Baker, K.K. 2011. Local and landscape factors influencing diversity and fitness in odonates at playa wetlands.  M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2009

Reece, B.A. 2009. Diversity, distribution, and development of the Odonata of the Southern High Plains of Texas. Ph.D. dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2008

Hamilton, D.E. 2008. Combining direct methods (PIT tags and radio-telemetry) with an indirect method (mtDNA) to measure movement and dispersal at different scales in North American tarantulas (Aphonopelma spp.). Ph.D. dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2006

Chipman, E.D. 2006. Behavioral ecology of Western Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia hypugaea) in northwestern Texas. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

2004

Tinkler, D. 2004. Historical change in crop distributions in Texas and its potential application for modeling wildlife distributions. Ph.D. dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  PDF.

Books

2011

Niemelä, J., J.H. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N.E. McIntyre, eds. 2011. Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications. Oxford University Press.

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

2017

Drake, J.C., K. Griffis-Kyle, and N.E. McIntyre. 2017. Using nexted connectivity models to resolve management conflicts of isolated water networks in the Sonoran Desert. Ecosphere 8(1):e01652.

2016

Liu, G., F.W. Schwartz, C.K. Wright, and N.E. McIntyre. 2016. Characterizing the climate-driven collapses and expansions of wetland habitats with a fully integrated surface-subsurface hydrologic model. Wetlands 36 (Suppl 2):287.

McIntyre, N.E., J.C. Drake, and K.L. Griffis-Kyle. 2016. A connectivity and wildlife management conflict in isolated desert waters. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:655-666.

Ray, J.D., N.E. McIntyre, M.C. Wallace, A.P. Teaschner, and M.G. Schoenhals. 2016. Factors influencing Burrowing Owl productivity in prairie dog colonies in the Southern High Plains of Texas. Journal of Raptor Research 50:185-193.

Starr, S.M., L.J. Heintzman, K.R. Mulligan, L.S. Barbato, and N.E. McIntyre. 2016. Using remotely sensed imagery to document how land use drives turbidity of playa waters in Texas. Remote Sensing 8:192.

2015

Bried, J.T., N.E. McIntyre, A.R. Dzialowki, and C.A. Davis. 2015. Resident-immigrant dichotomy matters in classifying wetland site groups and metacommunities. Freshwater Biology 60:2248-2260.

Collins, S.D., and N.E. McIntyre. 2015. Modeling the distribution of odonates: a review. Freshwater Science 34:1144-1158.

Heintzman, L.J., T.A. Anderson, D.L. Carr, and N.E. McIntyre. 2015. Local and landscape influences on PAH contamination in urban stormwater. Landscape and Urban Planning 142:29-37.

2014

Collins, S.D., L.J. Heintzman, S.M. Starr, C.K. Wright, G.M. Henebry, and N.E. McIntyre. 2014. Hydrological dynamics of temporary wetlands in the southern Great Plains as a function of surrounding land use. Journal of Arid Environments 109:6-14

McIntyre, N.E. 2014. Wildlife responses to urbanization: Patterns of diversity and community structure in built environments. In: Urban Wildlife Science: Theory and Practice (R.A. McCleery, C. Moorman, and N. Peterson, eds.). Springer, New York, NY.

McIntyre, N.E., C.K. Wright, S. Swain, G. Liu, F.W. Schwartz, G.M. Henebry, and K. Hayhoe. 2014. Climate forcing of wetland landscape connectivity in the Great Plains. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:59-64.

· NSF press release - http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=130218

· Featured in Texas Tech Today - http://today.ttu.edu/2014/02/researchers-predict-future-birdwetland-scenarios-under-climate-change/

Rüegg, J., C. Gries, P.A. Soranno, B. Bond-Lamberty, G.J. Bowen, B.S. Felzer, N.E. McIntyre, K.L. Vanderbilt, and K.C. Weathers. 2014. Completing the data life cycle: using information management in macrosystems ecology research. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 12:24-30

Ruiz, L.J., N.N. Parikh, L.J. Heintzman, S.D. Collins, S.M. Starr, C.K. Wright, G.M. Henebry, N. van Gestel, and N.E. McIntyre. 2014. Dynamic connectivity of temporary wetlands in the southern Great Plains. Landscape Ecology 29:507-516

2013

Baker, K.S., and N.E. McIntyre. 2013. Associations between adult female body size and fitness in a model odonate (Coenagrionidae, Enallagma civile). Southwestern Naturalist 58:91-96.

Holsomback, T.S., C.J. van Nice, R.N. Clark, N.E. McIntyre, A.A. Abuzeineh, and J. Salazar-Bravo. 2013. Socio-ecology of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) and the spatio-temporal distribution of Bayou virus in coastal Texas. Geospatial Health 7:289-298.

McIntyre, N.E., and R.E. Strauss. 2013. A new, multi-scaled graph visualization approach: an example within the playa wetland network of the Great Plains. Landscape Ecology 28:769-782

2012

Hamilton, D.E., N.E. McIntyre, and L.D. Densmore. 2012. Using implanted passive integrated transponders to monitor long-term burrow fidelity in a theraphosid spider, Aphonopelma hollyi. Southwestern Naturalist 57:144-147.

2011

Abuzeineh, A., N.E. McIntyre, R.D. Owen, C.W. Dick, and T.S. Holsomback. 2011. Extreme population fluctuation in the Northern Pygmy Mouse (Baiomys taylori) in southeastern Texas. Therya 2:37-45.

McIntyre, N.E. 2011. Introduction to Section 3 – Ecology in cities: processes affecting urban biodiversity. In: Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications (J. Niemelä, J.H. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N.E. McIntyre, eds.), Oxford University Press.

McIntyre, N.E. 2011. Summary of Section 3 – Ecology in cities: processes affecting urban biodiversity. In: Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications (J. Niemelä, J.H. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N.E. McIntyre, eds.), Oxford University Press.

McIntyre, N.E. 2011. Urban ecology: definitions and goals. In: The Routledge Handbook on Urban Ecology (I. Douglas, D. Goode, M. Houck, and R. Wang, eds.), Routledge Press.

Niemelä, J., J. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N. McIntyre. 2011. Urban ecology: From science to applications. In: Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications (J. Niemelä, J.H. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N.E. McIntyre, eds.), Oxford University Press.

Niemelä, J., J. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N. McIntyre. 2011. Concluding remarks: the way forward for urban ecology. In: Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes and Applications (J. Niemelä, J.H. Breuste, T. Elmqvist, G. Guntenspergen, P. James, and N.E. McIntyre, eds.), Oxford University Press.

Phillips, R.S., W.B. Ballard, M.C. Wallace, J.H. Brunjes, E.B. Fish, N.E. McIntyre, and S.J. DeMaso. 2011. Rio Grande wild turkey habitat associations during dispersal. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 10:213-225.

2009

Bell, C.W., V.A. Martinez, N.E. McIntyre, S. Cox, D. Tissue, and J. Zak. 2009. Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Microbial Ecology 58:827-842

Brunjes, K.J., W.B. Ballard, M.H. Humphrey, F. Harwell, N.E. McIntyre, P.R. Krausman, and M.C. Wallace. 2009. Home ranges of sympatric mule deer and white-tailed deer in Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 54:253-260.

Brunjes, K.J., W.B. Ballard, M.H. Humphrey, F. Harwell, N.E. McIntyre, P.R. Krausman, and M.C. Wallace. 2009. Home-range size and overlap of sympatric male mule and white-tailed deer in Texas. Western North American Naturalist 69:125-130.

Holsomback, T.S., N.E. McIntyre, R.A. Nisbett, R.E. Strauss, Y.-K. Chu, A.A. Abuzeineh, N. de la Sancha, C.W. Dick, C.B. Jonsson, and B.E.L. Morris. 2009. Bayou virus detected in non-Oryzomyine rodent hosts: an assessment of habitat composition, reservoir community structure, and marsh rice rat social dynamics. Journal of Vector Ecology 34:9-21.

McIntyre, N.E., R.A. Nisbett, A. Abuzeineh, T. Holsomback, Y.-K. Chu, J.A. Carmichael, N. de la Sancha, C.W. Dick, C.B. Jonsson, and R.D. Owen. 2009. Ecological correlates of serological status for Bayou virus in Oryzomys palustris (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae). Mastozoología Neotropical 16:83-93.

McIntyre, N.E., and J.J. Rango. 2009. Arthropods in urban ecosystems: community patterns as functions of anthropogenic land use. Pp. 233-242 in: Ecology of Cities and Towns: A Comparative Approach (M.J. McDonnell, A.K. Hahs, and J.H. Breuste, eds.). Cambridge University Press, New York, NY.

Reece, B.A., and N.E. McIntyre. 2009. Community assemblage patterns of odonates inhabiting a wetland complex influenced by anthropogenic disturbance. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2:73-80

Reece, B.A., and N.E. McIntyre. 2009. New county records of Odonata of the playas of the Southern High Plains, Texas. Southwestern Naturalist 54:96-99.

Rice, M.B., W.B. Ballard, E.B. Fish, N.E. McIntyre, and D. Holdermann. 2009. Habitat-distribution modeling of a recolonizing black bear, Ursus americanus, population in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. Canadian Field-Naturalist 123:246-254.

2008

Bell, C., N. McIntyre, S. Cox, D. Tissue, and J. Zak. 2008. Soil microbial responses to temporal variations of moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Microbial Ecology 56:153-167.

Chipman, E.D., N.E. McIntyre, R.E. Strauss, M.C. Wallace, J.D. Ray, and C.W. Boal. 2008. Effects of human land use on Western Burrowing Owl foraging and activity budgets. Journal of Raptor Research 42:87-98.

Craig, C.N., B.A. Reece, and N.E. McIntyre. 2008. Nestedness in playa odonates as a function of area and surrounding land-use. Wetlands 28:995-1003.

Reece, B.A., and N.E. McIntyre. 2008. Dragonfly (Odonata: Anisoptera) holdings of The Museum of Texas Tech University. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Texas Tech University 279. 13 pp.

Rice, M.B., W.B. Ballard, E.B. Fish, N.E. McIntyre, and D. Holdermann. 2008. The importance of accurate landuse/landcover maps for assessing habitat suitability for black bear (Ursus americanus) in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas. Wildlife Biology in Practice 4:48-56.

Riffell, S., N. McIntyre, and R. Hayes. 2008. Agricultural set-aside programs and grassland birds: insights from broad-scale population trends. Landscape Online 8:1-20.

Wiens, J.A., and N.E. McIntyre. 2008. Birds of the shortgrass steppe. Ch. 9 in: Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective (W.K. Lauenroth and I.C. Burke, eds.). Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

2007

Abuzeineh, A.A., R.D. Owen, N.E. McIntyre, C.W. Dick, R. Strauss, and T. Holsomback. 2007. Response of the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) to inundation of habitat. Southwestern Naturalist 52:75-78.

Brunjes, J.B., W.B. Ballard, M.C. Wallace, R.S. Phillips, D.H. Holdstock, B.L. Spears, M.S. Miller, S.J. Demaso, R. Applegate, N.E. McIntyre, and P.S. Gipson. 2007. Patterns of capture mortality in Rio Grande wild turkeys. Proceedings of the National Wild Turkey Symposium 9:75-81.

Carmichael, J.A., R.E. Strauss, and N.E. McIntyre. 2007. Seasonal variation of North American form of Gigantolaelaps mattogrossensis (Acari: Laelapidae) on marsh rice rat in southern coastal Texas. Journal of Medical Entomology 44:80-84.

Chipman, E.D., N.E. McIntyre, J.D. Ray, M.C. Wallace, and C.W. Boal. 2007. Effects of radio-transmitter necklaces on behaviors of adult male western burrowing owls. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1662-1668.

2006

Brunjes, K.J., W.B. Ballard, M.H. Humphrey, F. Harwell, N.E. McIntyre, P.R. Krausman, and M.C. Wallace. 2006. Habitat selection by sympatric mule and white-tailed deer in Texas. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1351-1359.

Hernandez, K.M., B.A. Reece , and N.E. McIntyre. 2006. Effects of anthropogenic land use on Odonata in playas of the Southern High Plains. Western North American Naturalist 66:273-278.

Shochat, E., P.S. Warren, S.H. Faeth, N.E. McIntyre, and D. Hope. 2006. Urban mechanistic ecology: from patterns to emerging processes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21:186-191.

2005

McIntyre, N.E., Y.-K. Chu, R.D. Owen, R.A. Nisbett, A. Abuzeineh, N. de la Sancha, C.W. Dick, T. Holsomback, and C. Jonsson. 2005. A longitudinal study of Bayou virus, hosts, and habitat. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 73:1043-1049.

2004

McIntyre, N.E. 2004. Historic and current status of breeding and wintering Western Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia hypugaea) in Texas. Journal of Raptor Research 38:91-95.

McIntyre, N.E., and P. Porter. 2004. Field trial of diatomaceous earth in cotton gin trash against the larger black flour beetle, Cynaeus angustus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 97:588-592.

2003

McIntyre, N.E. 2003. Effects of Conservation Reserve Program seeding regime on harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex), with implications for the threatened Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum). Southwestern Naturalist 48:274-277.

McIntyre, N.E., and T. Thompson. 2003. Abundance of grassland birds’ arthropod prey on different CRP plantings. American Midland Naturalist 150:291-301.

2002

Baker, L.A., A.J. Brazel, N. Selovar, C. Martin, N. McIntyre, F.R. Steiner, A. Nelson, and L. Musacchio. 2002. Urbanization and warming of Phoenix (Arizona, USA): impacts, feedbacks and mitigation. Urban Ecosystems 6:183-203.

2001

McIntyre, N.E., and M.E. Hostetler. 2001. Effects of urban land use on pollinator (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) communities in a desert metropolis. Basic and Applied Ecology 3:209-218.

McIntyre, N.E., J. Rango, W.F. Fagan, and S.H. Faeth. 2001. Ground arthropod community structure in a heterogeneous urban environment. Landscape and Urban Planning 52:257-274.

2000

McIntyre, N.E. 2000. Community structure of Eleodes beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in the shortgrass steppe: scale-dependent uses of heterogeneity. Western North American Naturalist 60:1-15.

McIntyre, N.E. 2000. The ecology of urban arthropods: a review and a call to action. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93:825-835.

McIntyre, N.E., K. Knowles-Yánez, and D. Hope. 2000. Urban ecology as an interdisciplinary field: differences in the use of "urban" between the social and natural sciences. Urban Ecosystems 4:5-24.

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· Included in Urban Ecology: Critical Concepts in Geography (I. Douglas, ed.). Routledge Publishing, 2015. [A compilation of the “classic” papers from urban ecology and urban geography.]

McIntyre, N.E., and J.A. Wiens. 2000. A novel use of the lacunarity index to discern landscape function. Landscape Ecology 15:313-321.

1999

McIntyre, N.E. 1999. Influences of urban land use on the frequency of scorpion stings in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area. Landscape and Urban Planning 45:47-55.

McIntyre, N.E. 1999. Use of Pogonomyrmex occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nest-sites by tenebrionid beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) for oviposition and thermoregulation in a temperate grassland. Southwestern Naturalist 44:379-382.

McIntyre, N.E., and J.A. Wiens. 1999. How does habitat patch size affect animal movement?: An experiment with darkling beetles. Ecology 80:2261-2270.

McIntyre, N.E., and J.A. Wiens. 1999. Interactions between habitat abundance and configuration: An experimental test of some predictions from percolation theory. Oikos 86:129-137.

McIntyre, N.E., and J.A. Wiens. 1999. Interactions between landscape structure and animal behavior: The roles of heterogeneously distributed resources and food deprivation on movement patterns. Landscape Ecology 14:437-447.

1998

McIntyre, N.E. 1998. Abundance and habitat affinities of Cyclotrachelus substriatus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) on northern shortgrass prairie. Prairie Naturalist 30:157-168.

McIntyre, N.E. 1998. Pitfall trapping of male darkling beetles not induced by females. Prairie Naturalist 30:101-110.

1997

McIntyre, N.E. 1997. Scale-dependent habitat selection by the darkling beetle Eleodes hispilabris (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). American Midland Naturalist 138:230-235.

McIntyre, N.E., and T.T. Vaughn. 1997. Effects of food deprivation and olfactory and visual cues on movement patterns of two Eleodes species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in a wind tunnel. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 90:260-265.

Weeks, R.D., and N.E. McIntyre. 1997. A comparison of live and kill pitfall trapping techniques using a variety of killing agents. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 82:267-273.

1995

McIntyre, N.E. 1995. Effects of forest patch size on avian diversity. Landscape Ecology 10:85-99.

McIntyre, N.E. 1995. Methamidophos application effects on Pasimachus elongatus (Coleoptera: Carabidae): An update. Environmental Entomology 24:559-563.

Reed, E.B., and N.E. McIntyre. 1995. Cyclops strenuus (Fischer, 1851) sensu lato in Alaska and Canada, with new records of occurrence. Canadian Journal of Zoology 73:1699-1711.

Non-refereed Articles, Editorials, and Gray Literature

2016

Ray, J.D., N. McIntyre, M.C. Wallace, and M.G. Schoenhals. 2016. Burrowing Owls. Bird Watcher’s Digest Jan/Feb 40-45.

2013

McIntyre, N.E. , L.R. Iverson, and M.G. Turner. 2013. Editorial: A 27-year perspective on the US-IALE annual meeting. Landscape Ecology 28(10):1845-1848. 

2010

Collins , S., B. Reece , and N. McIntyre. 2010. Lestes on the Playas of the Southern High Plains of Texas. Argia 22(2):4-7.

2005

Holmes, E.E., W.F. Fagan, J.J. Rango, A. Folarin, J.A. Sorensen, J.E. Lippe, and N.E. McIntyre. 2005. Cross-validation of quasi-extinction risks from real time series: an examination of diffusion approximation methods. U.S. Dept. Commerce, NOAA Technical Memo NMFS-NWFSC-67.

1998

McIntyre, N.E. 1998. Rescuing damsels in distress: The conservation of damselflies and their habitat. Arizona Riparian Council Newsletter 11:3-4.

Abstracts, Book Reviews, Fact Sheets

2007

Porter, P., and N.E. McIntyre. 2007. Fact sheet: Larger Black Flour Beetle in Southern High Plains Homes (E-443). Texas Cooperative Extension, College Station, TX.

2005

Hamilton , D.E., M.E. Janowski-Bell, N.E. McIntyre , and L.D. Densmore. 2005. A preliminary molecular analysis of the theraphosid genus Aphonopelma and its implications on the present morphological taxonomy. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45:1007.

2003

Porter, P., and N. McIntyre. 2003. Fact Sheet: Larger Black Flour Beetle in Southern High Plains Homes. This four-page fact sheet was written expressly for the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association for distribution by TCGA to High Plains cotton ginners.

2002

McIntyre, N.E. 2002. Book review: Landscape ecology: a how-to guide: Learning Landscape Ecology: A Practical Guide to Concepts and Techniques (S.E. Gergel and M.G. Turner). Ecology 83:2062.

McIntyre, N.E. 2002. Book review: Landscape ecology explained: Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice: Pattern and Process (M.G. Turner, R.H. Gardner, and R.V. O’Neill). Ecology 83:301.

2001

McIntyre, N.E. 2001. Book review: Ecology and Conservation of Grassland Birds of the Western Hemisphere (P.D. Vickery and J.R. Herkert, eds.). Journal of Wildlife Management 65:166-167.

1996

Antolin, M.F., W.G. Wright, and N.E. McIntyre. 1996. Zoology Lab Manual: Principles of Animal Biology. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

1991

McIntyre, N.E., and F.B. Golley. 1991. The behavioral ecology of the Red Wolf (Canis rufus) in relation to that of the Coyote (Canis latrans). ASB Bulletin 38:120 (Abstract).

Media

2014

McIntyre, N.E. 2014. Burrowing Owls. Guest blog post for Wild Pantex - http://www.pantex.com/news/blog/Pages/WP–Burrowing-Owls.aspx.

2007

Insect videos for teachers (P. Porter, 2007): Fundamentals of collecting aquatic arthropods, Dr. Nancy E. McIntyre - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DoqG-hXWTM.

Insect videos for teachers (P. Porter, 2007): Pitfall traps for collecting arthropods, Dr. Nancy E. McIntyre - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M06pLSOb708.

2002

Porter, P., and N. McIntyre. 2002. Monitoring cotton gin trash for Larger Black Flour Beetles. An educational video for cotton ginners made on behalf of the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association.