Mark D. Rausher

John Carlisle Kilgo Professor of Biology

Office: 
Room 3326 French Family Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
90338
Phone: 
(919) 684-2295
Fax: 
(919) 660-7293

Lab Site: http://www.duke.edu/~mrausher/

Research Interests: 

We investigate the evolutionary processes that cause change at both the phenotypic and genetic levels. We have particular interests in the genetic basis of adaptation and in the evolution of metabolic pathways. Our approaches include molecular dissection of ecologically important phenotypes and characterizing patterns of selection acting on those phenotypes under natural conditions. For more information, please visit the Rausher lab web site.

We investigate the evolutionary processes that cause change at both the phenotypic and genetic levels. We have particular interests in the genetic basis of adaptation and in the evolution of metabolic pathways. Our approaches include molecular dissection of ecologically important phenotypes and characterizing patterns of selection acting on those phenotypes under natural conditions. For more information, please visit the Rausher lab web site.

Education

  • Ph.D. 1978, Cornell University

  • B.A. 1973, University of Chicago

Papers Published

Selfing, Local Mate Competition, and Reinforcement., 2, 2017
Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 189 vol. (2); pp. 87-104

How petals change their spots: cis-regulatory re-wiring in Clarkia (Onagraceae)., 9, 2016
Martins, TR; Jiang, P; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist.

Evolution of host range in Coleosporium ipomoeae, a plant pathogen with multiple hosts., 5, 2016
Chappell, TM; Rausher, MD, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 113 vol. (19); pp. 5346-5351

Multiplexed shotgun genotyping resolves species relationships within the North American genus Penstemon., 5, 2016
Wessinger, CA; Freeman, CC; Mort, ME; Rausher, MD; Hileman, LC, American journal of botany. 103 vol. (5); pp. 912-922

Costs of resistance and correlational selection in the multiple-herbivore community of Solanum carolinense., 10, 2016
Wise, MJ; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 70 vol. (10); pp. 2411-2420

Commentary: When does understanding phenotypic evolution require identification of the underlying genes?, 7, 2015
Rausher, MD; Delph, LF, Evolution. 69 vol. (7); pp. 1655-1664

Ecological transition predictably associated with gene degeneration., 2, 2015
Wessinger, CA; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32 vol. (2); pp. 347-354

Strong reinforcing selection in a Texas wildflower., 9, 2014
Hopkins, R; Guerrero, RF; Rausher, MD; Kirkpatrick, M, Current Biology. 24 vol. (17); pp. 1995-1999

Identification of major quantitative trait loci underlying floral pollination syndrome divergence in Penstemon., 8, 2014
Wessinger, CA; Hileman, LC; Rausher, MD, Philosophical Transactions B. 369 vol. (1648);

Identification of major quantitative trait loci underlying floral pollination syndrome divergence in Penstemon, 8, 2014
Wessinger, CA, Philosophical Transactions B. 369 vol. (1648);

Strong reinforcing selection in a Texas wildflower, 0, 2014
Hopkins, R; Guerrero, RF; Rausher, MD; Kirkpatrick, M, Current Biology. 24 vol. (17); pp. 1995-1999

Functional evolution of an anthocyanin pathway enzyme during a flower color transition., 2013
Smith, SD; Wang, S; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. (2013) 30 vol. (3); pp. 602-612

Morphological and genetic differentiation and reproductive isolation among closely related taxa in the Ipomoea series Batatas., 11, 2013
Duncan, TM; Rausher, MD, American journal of botany. 100 vol. (11); pp. 2183-2193

Evolution of flux control in the glucosinolate pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana., 2013
Olson-Manning, CF; Lee, C-R; Rausher, MD; Mitchell-Olds, T, Molecular Biology and Evolution. (2013) 30 vol. (1); pp. 14-23

The evolution of genes in branched metabolic pathways., 2013
Rausher, MD, Evolution. (2013) 67 vol. (1); pp. 34-48

Evolution of the selfing syndrome in Ipomoea., 0, 2013
Duncan, TM; Rausher, MD, Front Plant Sci. 4 pp. 301

Evolution of resistance to a multiple-herbivore community: Genetic Correlations, diffuse coevolution, and constraints on the plant's response to selection, 0, 2013
Wise, MJ; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 67 vol. (6); pp. 1767-1779

Evolution Of Resistance To A Multiple-Herbivore Community: Genetic Correlations, Diffuse Coevolution, And Constraints On The Plant's Response To Selection, 0, 2013
Wise, MJ; Rausher, MD, Evolution.

Precise spatio-temporal regulation of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway leads to petal spot formation in Clarkia gracilis (Onagraceae), 2013
Martins, TR; Berg, JJ; Blinka, S; Rausher, MD; Baum, DA, New Phytologist. (2013) 197 vol. (3); pp. 958-969

Pollinator-mediated selection on flower color allele drives reinforcement., 2012
Hopkins, R; Rausher, MD, Science. (2012) 335 vol. (6072); pp. 1090-1092

Molecular signatures of selection on reproductive character displacement of flower color in Phlox drummondii., 2, 2012
Hopkins, R; Levin, DA; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 66 vol. (2); pp. 469-485

Lessons from flower colour evolution on targets of selection., 10, 2012
Wessinger, CA; Rausher, MD, Journal of Experimental Botany. 63 vol. (16); pp. 5741-5749

Evolution of flux control in the glucosinolate pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana, 0, 2012
Olson-Manning, ; CF, ; Lee, C-R; Rausher, MD; Mitchell-Olds, T, Molec. Biol. Evol.. pp. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss204

Predictable patterns of constraint among anthocyanin-regulating transcription factors in Ipomoea., 7, 2011
Streisfeld, MA; Liu, D; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 191 vol. (1); pp. 264-274

Population genetics, pleiotropy, and the preferential fixation of mutations during adaptive evolution., 2011
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, Evolution. (2011) 65 vol. (3); pp. 629-642

Loss of sexual recombination and segregation is associated with increased diversification in evening primroses., 11, 2011
Johnson, MTJ; Fitzjohn, RG; Smith, SD; Rausher, MD; Otto, SP, Evolution. 65 vol. (11); pp. 3230-3240

Gene loss and parallel evolution contribute to species difference in flower color., 10, 2011
Smith, SD; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 28 vol. (10); pp. 2799-2810

Identification of two genes causing reinforcement in the Texas wildflower Phlox drummondii., 1, 2011
Hopkins, R; Rausher, MD, Nature. 469 vol. (7330); pp. 411-414

Morning glory as a powerful model in ecological genomics: tracing adaptation through both natural and artificial selection., 0, 2011
Baucom, RS; Chang, S-M; Kniskern, JM; Rausher, MD; Stinchcombe, JR, Heredity. 2011 pp. 1-9

Genetics of resistance to the rust fungus Coleosporium ipomoeae in three species of morning glory (Ipomoea)., 0, 2011
Chappell, TM; Rausher, MD, PloS one. 6 vol. (12); pp. e28875

Differential constraint and predictable patterns of evolutionary rate variation among anthocyanin-regulating transcription factors., 0, 2011
Streisfeld, MA; Liu, D; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 191 vol. (1); pp. 264-274

Molecular signatures of selection on reproductive character displacement of flower color in Phlox drummondii, 0, 2011
Hopkins, R; Levin, DA; Rausher, MD, Evolution. Online Early View vol. (2); pp. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01452.x

POPULATION GENETICS, PLEIOTROPY, AND THE PREFERENTIAL FIXATION OF MUTATIONS DURING ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION., 9, 2010
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, Evolution.

Parallel evolution at multiple levels in the origin of hummingbird pollinated flowers in Ipomoea., 7, 2010
Des Marais, DL; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 64 vol. (7); pp. 2044-2054

Effects of plant sex on range distributions and allocation to reproduction., 5, 2010
Johnson, MTJ; Smith, SD; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 186 vol. (3); pp. 769-779

The need for archiving data in evolutionary biology., 4, 2010
Moore, AJ; McPeek, MA; Rausher, MD; Rieseberg, L; Whitlock, MC, Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23 vol. (4); pp. 659-660

Data archiving., 3, 2010
Rausher, MD; McPeek, MA; Moore, AJ; Rieseberg, L; Whitlock, MC, Evolution. 64 vol. (3); pp. 603-604

Data archiving., 2, 2010
Whitlock, MC; McPeek, MA; Rausher, MD; Rieseberg, L; Moore, AJ, American Naturalist. 175 vol. (2); pp. 145-146

The evolution of control and distribution of adaptive mutations in a metabolic pathway., 2, 2010
Wright, KM; Rausher, MD, Genetics. 184 vol. (2); pp. 483-502

The pigment-scent connection: Do mutations in regulatory vs. structural anthocyanin genes differentially alter floral scent production in Ipomoea purpurea?, 0, 2010
Majetic, CJ; Rausher, MD; Raguso, RA, South African Journal of Botany. 76 vol. (4); pp. 632-642

The Effects of Flower Color Transitions on Diversification Rates in Morning Glories (Ipomoea subg. Quamoclit, Convolvulaceae), 2010
Stacey D. Smith, Richard E. Miller, Sarah P. Otto, Richard G. FitzJohn, and Mark D. Rausher, (2010)

Genetic changes contributing to the parallel evolution of red floral pigmentation among Ipomoea species., 8, 2009
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 183 vol. (3); pp. 751-763

Altered trans-regulatory control of gene expression in multiple anthocyanin genes contributes to adaptive flower color evolution in Mimulus aurantiacus., 2, 2009
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26 vol. (2); pp. 433-444

Plant sex and the evolution of plant defenses against herbivores., 0, 2009
Johnson, MTJ; Smith, SD; Rausher, MD, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 106 pp. 1079-1084

The golden rule of reviewing, 0, 2009
McPeek, MA; Deangelis, DL; Shaw, RG; Moore, AJ; Rausher, MD; Strong, DR; Ellison, AM; Barrett, L; Rieseberg, L; Breed, MD; Sullivan, J; Osenberg, CW; Holyoak, M; Elgar, MA, American Naturalist. 173 vol. (5); pp. E155-E158

Des Marais Rausher reply, 0, 2009
Rausher, MD; Marais, DLD, Nature. 462 vol. (7274); pp. E2-E3

Genetic changes contributing to the repeated evolution of red floral pigmentation in Ipomoea, 0, 2009
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 183 vol. (3); pp. 751-763

Natural selection on a leaf-shape polymorphism in the ivyleaf morning glory (Ipomoea hederacea)., 8, 2008
Bright, KL; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 62 vol. (8); pp. 1978-1990

Variation in constraint versus positive selection as an explanation for evolutionary rate variation among anthocyanin genes., 8, 2008
Rausher, MD; Lu, Y; Meyer, K, Journal of Molecular Evolution. 67 vol. (2); pp. 137-144

Escape from adaptive conflict after duplication in an anthocyanin pathway gene., 8, 2008
Des Marais, DL; Rausher, MD, Nature. 454 vol. (7205); pp. 762-765

Selection through male function favors smaller floral display size in the common morning glory Ipomoea purpurea (Convolvulaceae)., 7, 2008
Lau, JA; Miller, RE; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 172 vol. (1); pp. 63-74

Pleiotropic effects of an allele producing white flowers in Ipomoea purpurea., 5, 2008
Coberly, LC; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 62 vol. (5); pp. 1076-1085

Selection for character displacement is constrained by the genetic architecture of floral traits in the ivyleaf morning glory., 11, 2008
Smith, RA; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 62 vol. (11); pp. 2829-2841

Experimental evidence that selection favors character displacement in the ivyleaf morning glory., 2008
Smith, RA; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. (2008) 171 vol. (1); pp. 1-9

Gene duplication of an anthocyanin pathway gene provides evidence for release from adaptive constraint., 0, 2008
Des Marais, DL; Rausher, MD, Nature. 454 vol. (7205); pp. 762-765

Evolutionary transitions in floral color, 0, 2008
Rausher, MD, International Journal of Plant Sciences. 169 vol. (1); pp. 7-21

Selection through female fitness helps to explain the maintenance of male flowers., 5, 2007
Vallejo-Marín, M; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 169 vol. (5); pp. 563-568

The role of male flowers in andromonoecious species: energetic costs and siring success in Solanum carolinense L., 2, 2007
Vallejo-Marín, M; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 61 vol. (2); pp. 404-412

Natural selection on a polymorphic disease-resistance locus in Ipomoea purpurea., 2, 2007
Kniskern, JM; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 61 vol. (2); pp. 377-387

Relaxed constraint and evolutionary rate variation between basic helix-loop-helix floral anthocyanin regulators in Ipomoea., 2007
Streisfeld, MA; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. (2007) 24 vol. (12); pp. 2816-2826

Evolution: Editorial, 0, 2007
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 61 vol. (1); pp. 1-

Comment on "Evolutionary paths underlying flower color variation in Antirrhinum", 0, 2007
Rausher, MD, Science. 315 vol. (461a);

New Phytologist on plant evolution., 0, 2007
Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 174 vol. (4); pp. 705-707

Close clustering of anthers and stigma in Ipomoea hederacea enhances prezygotic isolation from Ipomoea purpurea., 2007
Smith, RA; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. (2007) 173 vol. (3); pp. 641-647

Environmental variation mediates the deleterious effects of Coleosporium ipomoeae on Ipomoea purpurea., 2006
Kniskern, JM; Rausher, MD, Ecology. (2006) 87 vol. (3); pp. 675-685

The evolution of flavonoids and their genes, 2006
Rausher, MD, (2006) pp. 175-211

Evolution: Editorial, 0, 2006
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 60 vol. (9); pp. 1958-

Major-gene resistance to the rust pathogen Coleosporium ipomoeae is common in natural populations of Ipomoea purpurea., 0, 2006
Kniskern, JM; Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 171 vol. (1); pp. 137-144

Neutral evolution of the nonbinding region of the anthocyanin regulatory gene Ipmyb1 in Ipomoea., 2005
Chang, S-M; Lu, Y; Rausher, MD, Genetics. (2005) 170 vol. (4); pp. 1967-1978

Plant evolutionary ecology., 1, 2005
Rausher, MD, New Phytologist. 165 vol. (1); pp. 2-5

Evolution of mixed strategies of plant defense allocation against natural enemies., 8, 2004
Fornoni, J; Núñez-Farfán, J; Valverde, PL; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 58 vol. (8); pp. 1685-1695

Effects of variation at the flower-colour A locus on mating system parameters in Ipomoea purpurea., 2004
Fehr, C; Rausher, MD, Molecular Ecology. (2004) 13 vol. (7); pp. 1839-1847

Genetic changes associated with floral adaptation restrict future evolutionary potential., 4, 2004
Zufall, RA; Rausher, MD, Nature. 428 vol. (6985); pp. 847-850

Natural selection on extrafloral nectar production in Chamaecrista fasciculata: the costs and benefits of a mutualism trait., 2004
Rutter, MT; Rausher, MD, Evolution. (2004) 58 vol. (12); pp. 2657-2668

Quantifying patterns in the evolution of reproductive isolation, 0, 2004
Mendelson, TC; Inouye, BD; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 58 pp. 1685-1695

Analysis of a chalcone synthase mutant in Ipomoea purpurea reveals a novel function for flavonoids: amelioration of heat stress., 5, 2003
Coberly, LC; Rausher, MD, Molecular Ecology. 12 vol. (5); pp. 1113-1124

Evolutionary rate variation in anthocyanin pathway genes., 11, 2003
Lu, Y; Rausher, MD, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 20 vol. (11); pp. 1844-1853

The genetic basis of a flower-color polymorphism in the common, 0, 2003
Zufall, RA; Rausher, MD, Journal of Heredity. 94 pp. 442-448

The evolution of tolerance to deer herbivory: modifications caused by the abundance of insect herbivores., 6, 2002
Stinchcombe, JR; Rausher, MD, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences. 269 vol. (1497); pp. 1241-1246

Distinguishing between selection and population expansion in an experimental lineage of bacteriophage T7., 5, 2002
Hahn, MW; Rausher, MD; Cunningham, CW, Genetics. 161 vol. (1); pp. 11-20

Testing for environmentally induced bias in phenotypic estimates of natural selection: theory and practice., 10, 2002
Stinchcombe, JR; Rutter, MT; Burdick, DS; Tiffin, P; Rausher, MD; Mauricio, R, American Naturalist. 160 vol. (4); pp. 511-523

Bioassay versus chemical assay: Measuring the impact of induced and constitutive resistance on herbivores in the field, 0, 2002
Underwood, N; Rausher, M; Cook, W, Oecologia. 131 vol. (2); pp. 211-219

Comparing the consequences of induced and constitutive plant resistance for herbivore population dynamics, 0, 2002
Underwood, N; Rausher, M, American Naturalist. 160 vol. (1); pp. 20-30

Co-evolution and plant resistance to natural enemies., 6, 2001
Rausher, MD, Nature. 411 vol. (6839); pp. 857-864

Diffuse selection on resistance to deer herbivory in the ivyleaf morning glory, Ipomoea hederacea., 10, 2001
Stinchcombe, JR; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 158 vol. (4); pp. 376-388

Two modes of host-enemy coevolution, 0, 2001
Kniskern, J; Rausher, MD, Population Ecology. 43 vol. (1); pp. 3-14

Balancing selection on a floral polymorphism., 4, 2000
Subramaniam, B; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 54 vol. (2); pp. 691-695

Floral-color polymorphism in Ipomoea purpurea: biased inheritance of the dark allele is not a general explanation for its maintenance., 11, 2000
Paulsen, S; Rausher, MD, Journal of Heredity. 91 vol. (6); pp. 491-495

The effects of host-plant quality on herbivore population dynamics in a model system, 1, 2000
Underwood, N; Rausher, MD, Ecology. 81 pp. 1565-1576

Patterns of evolutionary rate variation among genes of the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway., 2, 1999
Rausher, MD; Miller, RE; Tiffin, P, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 16 vol. (2); pp. 266-274

Genetic Constraints and Selection Acting on Tolerance to Herbivory in the Common Morning Glory Ipomoea purpurea., 12, 1999
Tiffin, P; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 154 vol. (6); pp. 700-716

The role of inbreeding depression in maintaining the mixed mating system of the common morning glory, Ipomoea purpurea, 0, 1999
Chang, S-M; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 53 vol. (5); pp. 1366-1376

Phylogenetic systematics of Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) based on ITS and Waxy sequences, 0, 1999
Miller, RE; Rausher, MD; Manos, PS, Systematic Botany. 24 vol. (2); pp. 209-227

Stabilization of mixed-mating systems by differences in the magnitude of inbreeding depression for male and female fitness components, 0, 1999
Rausher, MD; Chang, S-M, American Naturalist. 154 vol. (2); pp. 242-248

Frequency-dependent pollen discounting contributes to maintenance of a mixed mating system in the common morning glory Ipomoea purpurea., 11, 1998
Chang, SM; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 152 vol. (5); pp. 671-683

Control of expression patterns of anthocyanin structural genes by two loci in the common morning glory, 0, 1998
Tiffin, P; Miller, RE; Rausher, MD, Genes and Genetic Systems. 73 vol. (2); pp. 105-110

A floral color polymorphism in the common morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea): The effects of overdominance in seed size, 4, 1997
Mojonnier, LE; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 51 vol. (2); pp. 608-614

Do floral pigmentation genes also influence resistance to enemies? The W locus in Ipomoea purpurea, 0, 1997
Fineblum, WL; Rausher, MD, Ecology. 78 vol. (6); pp. 1646-1654

Variation in the defense strategies of plants: Are resistance and tolerance mutually exclusive?, 0, 1997
Mauricio, R; Rausher, MD; Burdick, DS, Ecology. 78 vol. (5); pp. 1301-1311

Selection on a floral color polymorphism in the common morning glory (Ipomoea Purpurea): The effects of overdominance in seed size, 0, 1997
Mojonnier, LE; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 51 vol. (2); pp. 608-614

Evolution of plant resistance to multiple herbivores: Quantifying diffuse coevolution, 0, 1997
Iwao, K; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 149 vol. (2); pp. 316-335

Experimental manipulation of putative selective agents provides evidence for the role of natural enemies in the evolution of plant defense, 0, 1997
Mauricio, R; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 51 vol. (5); pp. 1435-1444

Selection on a floral color polymorphism in the tall morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea): Transmission success of the alleles through pollen, 0, 1997
Fry, JD; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 51 vol. (1); pp. 66-78

Genetic analysis of coevolution between plants and their natural enemies., 6, 1996
Rausher, MD, Trends in Genetics. 12 vol. (6); pp. 212-217

Testing adaptationism: A comment on Orzack and Sober, 0, 1996
Brandon, RN; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 148 vol. (1); pp. 189-201

Clumped distribution patterns in goldenrod aphids: Genetic and ecological mechanisms, 0, 1995
Pilson, D; Rausher, MD, Ecological Entomology. 20 vol. (1); pp. 75-83

Tradeoff between resistance and tolerance to herbivore damage in a morning glory, 0, 1995
Fineblum, WL; Rausher, MD, Nature. 377 vol. (6549); pp. 517-520

Interactions between herbivorous insects and plant-insect coevolution, 0, 1994
Hougen-Eitzman, D; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 143 vol. (4); pp. 677-697

Effects of a locus affecting floral pigmentation in Ipomoea purpurea on female fitness components., 8, 1993
Rausher, MD; Fry, JD, Genetics. 134 vol. (4); pp. 1237-1247

PATTERNS OF SELECTION ON PHYTOPHAGE RESISTANCE IN IPOMOEA-PURPUREA, 6, 1993
SIMMS, EL; RAUSHER, MD, Evolution. 47 vol. (3); pp. 970-976

Absence of pollen discounting in a genotype of Ipomoea purpurea exhibiting increased selfing, 0, 1993
Rausher, MD; Augustine, D; VanderKooi, A, Evolution. 47 vol. (6); pp. 1688-1695

Induced resistance in Ipomoea purpurea, 0, 1993
Rausher, MD; Iwao, K; Simms, EL; Ohsaki, N; Hall, D, Ecology. 74 vol. (1); pp. 20-29

Natural selection and the evolution of plant-insect interactions, 0, 1992
Rausher, MD, pp. 20-88

The measurement of selection on quantitative traits: biases due to environmental covariances between traits and fitness, 0, 1992
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 46 vol. (3); pp. 616-626

QUANTIFYING INSECT MOVEMENT IN THE FIELD, 8, 1991
TURCHIN, P; ODENDAAL, FJ; RAUSHER, MD, Environmental Entomology. 20 vol. (4); pp. 955-963

Egg load influences search intensity, host selectivity, and clutch size in Battus philenor butterflies, 0, 1990
Odendaal, FJ; Rausher, MD, Journal of Insect Behavior. 3 vol. (2); pp. 183-193

IN RESPONSE TO TATAR, 5, 1989
PILSON, D; RAUSHER, MD, Oikos. 55 vol. (1); pp. 136-137

The evolution of resistance to herbivory in Ipomoea purpurea. I. Attempts to detect selection, 0, 1989
Rausher, MD; Simms, EL, Evolution. 43 vol. (3); pp. 563-572

The effects of inducible plant defenses on herbivore populations. 1. Mobile herbivores in continuous time., 0, 1989
Edelstein-Keshet, L; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 133 vol. (6); pp. 787-810

The evolution of resistance to herbivory in Ipomoea purpurea. II. Natural selection by insects and costs of resistance, 0, 1989
Simms, EL; Rausher, MD, Evolution. 43 vol. (3); pp. 573-585

IS COEVOLUTION DEAD, 8, 1988
RAUSHER, MD, Ecology. 69 vol. (4); pp. 898-901

Clutch size adjustment by a swallowtail butterfly, 0, 1988
Pilson, D; Rausher, MD, Nature. 333 vol. (6171); pp. 361-363

The evolution of habitat preference II. Evolutionary genetic stability under soft selection, 0, 1987
Rausher, MD; Englander, R, Theoretical Population Biology. 31 vol. (1); pp. 116-139

Genetic differences and phenotypic plasticity as causes of variation in oviposition preference in Battus philenor, 0, 1987
Papaj, DR; Rausher, MD, Oecologia. 74 vol. (1); pp. 24-30

Costs and benefits of plant resistance to herbivory., 0, 1987
Simms, EL; Rausher, MD, American Naturalist. 130 vol. (4); pp. 570-581

Switching and the pattern of host use by Battus philenor butterflies., 0, 1987
Rausher, MD; Odendaal, FJ, Ecology. 68 vol. (4); pp. 869-877

Components of conspecific host discrimination behavior in the butterfly Battus philenor., 0, 1987
Papaj, DR; Rausher, MD, Ecology. 68 vol. (2); pp. 245-253

COMPETITION, FREQUENCY-DEPENDENT SELECTION, AND DIAPAUSE IN BATTUS-PHILENOR BUTTERFLIES, 3, 1986
RAUSHER, MD, Florida Entomologist. 69 vol. (1); pp. 63-78

Variability for host preference in insect populations: Mechanistic and evolutionary models, 0, 1985
Rausher, MD, Journal of Insect Physiology. 31 vol. (11); pp. 873-889

Joint effects of competitors and herbivores on growth and reproduction in Aristolochia reticulata., 0, 1985
Fowler, NL; Rausher, MD, Ecology. 66 vol. (5); pp. 1580-1587

Plants and herbivores: herbivory., 11, 1984
Rausher, MD, Science. 226 vol. (4676); pp. 827-828

Tradeoffs in performance on different hosts: evidence from within- and between-site variation in the beetle Deloyala guttata., 0, 1984
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 38 vol. (3); pp. 582-595

The evolution of habitat preference in subdivided populations., 0, 1984
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 38 vol. (3); pp. 596-608

Relationship of phenotypic and genetic variation in Plantago lanceolata to disease caused by Fusarium moniliforme var. subglutinans, 0, 1984
Alexander, HM; Antonovics, J; Rausher, MD, Oecologia. 65 vol. (1); pp. 89-93

Individual variation in host location by phytophagous insects, 0, 1983
Rausher, MD; Papaj, DR, pp. 77-124

Individual variation in host location by phytophagous insects, 0, 1983
Papaj, DR; Rausher, MD, pp. 77-124

The Ecology of host selection behavior in phytophagous insects, 0, 1983
Rausher, MD, pp. 223-257

The Ecology of host selection behavior in phytophagous insects, 0, 1983
Rausher, MD, pp. 223-257

CONDITIONING AND GENETIC-VARIATION AS CAUSES OF INDIVIDUAL VARIATION IN THE OVIPOSITION BEHAVIOR OF THE TORTOISE BEETLE, DELOYALA-GUTTATA, 0, 1983
RAUSHER, MD, Animal Behaviour. 31 vol. (AUG); pp. 743-747

INTERACTION AND COEVOLUTION - THOMPSON,JN, 0, 1983
RAUSHER, MD, Ecology. 64 vol. (4); pp. 964-965

HOST PLANT-SELECTION BY BATTUS-PHILENOR BUTTERFLIES - EVIDENCE FOR INDIVIDUAL-DIFFERENCES IN FORAGING BEHAVIOR, 0, 1983
RAUSHER, MD; PAPAJ, DR, Animal Behaviour. 31 vol. (MAY); pp. 341-347

Host plant selection by Battus philenor butterflies: Evidence for individual differences in foraging behaviour, 0, 1983
Rausher, MD; Papaj, DR, Animal Behaviour. 31 vol. (2); pp. 341-347

Conditioning and genetic variation as causes of individual variation in the oviposition behaviour of the tortoise beetle, Deloyala guttata, 0, 1983
Rausher, MD, Animal Behaviour. 31 vol. (3); pp. 743-747

Demographic consequences of discrimination among conspecific host plants by Battus philenor butterflies., 0, 1983
Rausher, MD; Papaj, DR, Ecology. 64 vol. (6); pp. 1402-1410

Alteration of oviposition behavior by Battus philenor butterflies in response to variation in host-plant density., 0, 1983
Rausher, MD, Ecology. 64 vol. (5); pp. 1028-1034

Population differentiation in Euphdryas edita butterflies : Larval adaptation to different hosts, 0, 1982
RAUSHER, M, Evolution. 36 pp. 581-590

Population differentiation in Euphydryas editha butterflies: larval adaptation to different hosts., 0, 1982
Rausher, MD, Evolution. 36 vol. (3); pp. 581-590

PRE-ALIGHTING AND POST-ALIGHTING HOST DISCRIMINATION BY EUPHYDRYAS-EDITHA BUTTERFLIES - THE BEHAVIORAL MECHANISMS CAUSING CLUMPED DISTRIBUTIONS OF EGG CLUSTERS, 0, 1981
RAUSHER, MD; MACKAY, DA; SINGER, MC, Animal Behaviour. 29 vol. (NOV); pp. 1220-1228

THE EFFECT OF NATIVE VEGETATION ON THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF ARISTOLOCHIA-RETICULATA (ARISTOLOCHIACEAE) TO HERBIVORE ATTACK, 0, 1981
RAUSHER, MD, Ecology. 62 vol. (5); pp. 1187-1195

HOST PLANT-SELECTION BY BATTUS-PHILENOR BUTTERFLIES - THE ROLES OF PREDATION, NUTRITION, AND PLANT CHEMISTRY, 0, 1981
RAUSHER, MD, Ecological Monographs. 51 vol. (1); pp. 1-20

Pre- and post-alighting host discrimination by Euphydryas editha butterflies: The behavioural mechanisms causing clumped distributions of egg clusters, 0, 1981
Rausher, MD; Mackay, DA; Singer, MC, Animal Behaviour. 29 vol. (4); pp. 1220-1228

The chemistry of coevolution., 2, 1980
Rausher, MD, Science. 207 vol. (4434); pp. 973-974

HOST ABUNDANCE, JUVENILE SURVIVAL, AND OVIPOSITION PREFERENCE IN BATTUS-PHILENOR, 0, 1980
RAUSHER, MD, Evolution. 34 vol. (2); pp. 342-355

HERBIVORY, PLANT-DENSITY, AND PLANT REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS - THE EFFECT OF BATTUS-PHILENOR ON ARISTOLOCHIA-RETICULATA, 0, 1980
RAUSHER, MD; FEENY, P, Ecology. 61 vol. (4); pp. 905-917

Host abundance, juvenile survival, and oviposition preference in Battus philenor, 0, 1980
RAUSHER, M, Evolution. 34 pp. 342-355

Egg recognition: Its advantage to a butterfly, 0, 1979
Rausher, MD, Animal Behaviour. 27 vol. (PART 4); pp. 1034-1040

EGG RECOGNITION - ITS ADVANTAGE TO A BUTTERFLY, 0, 1979
RAUSHER, MD, Animal Behaviour. 27 vol. (NOV); pp. 1034-1040

LARVAL HABITAT SUITABILITY AND OVIPOSITION PREFERENCE IN 3 RELATED BUTTERFLIES, 0, 1979
RAUSHER, MD, Ecology. 60 vol. (3); pp. 503-511

INTERSEXUAL AGGRESSION AND NECTAR DEFENSE IN CHAULIOGNATHUS-DISTINGUENDUS (COLEOPTERA, CANTHARIDAE), 0, 1979
RAUSHER, MD; FOWLER, NL, Biotropica. 11 vol. (2); pp. 96-100

Larval habitat suitability and oviposition preference in three related butterflies, 0, 1979
RAUSHER, MD, Ecology. 60 pp. 503-511

Search image for leaf shape in a butterfly., 6, 1978
Rausher, MD, Science. 200 vol. (4345); pp. 1071-1073

Papers Submitted

Genetic dissection of floral pollination syndrome divergence in Penstemon in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 0, 2013
Wessinger, C.A., Hileman, L.C., and M.D. Rausher