Lynne Beaty, Ph.D.

Lynne Beaty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biology
162 Nick

Mailing Address:
ERIE PA 16563

Behavioral ecology with a particular emphasis on the role of previous experience with predation risk on the phenotype of prey; anurans, freshwater biology, latent/carry-over effects, phenotypic plasticity

Avoidance behavior of Hyalella azteca in response to three common-use insecticides, Chemosphere - 2023
Collaborators: Miranda Johns, Co-Author; Kyle Deloe, Co-Author; Samuel Nutile, Co-Author; Adam Simpson, Co-Author

DESMOGNATHUS OCHROPHAEUS (Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander). COLORATION. , Herpetological Review - 2023
Collaborator: Holden Cooper, Primary Author

Eavesdropping micropredators as dynamic limiters of sexual signal elaboration and intrasexual competition, The American Naturalist - 2022
Collaborators: Brian Leavell, Author; Gordon McNickle, Author; Ximena Bernal, Author

Testing the effectiveness of environmental DNA (eDNA) to quantify larval amphibian abundance, Environmental DNA - June, 2022
Collaborators: Brie-Anne Breton; Amanda Bennett; Christopher Kyle; David Lesbarreres; Sibelle Torres Vilaca; Madison Wikston; Chris Wilson; Dennis Murray

Integrating theoretical and empirical approaches for a robust understanding of endocrine flexibility, Journal of Experimental Biology - March 3, 2022
Collaborators: Jennifer Grindstaff; Medhavi Ambardar; Bar Luttbeg

Tracking the prevalence of a fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (chytrid fungus), using environmental DNA, Environmental DNA - February, 2022
Collaborators: Megan Congram; Sibelle Torres Vilaca; Chris Wilson; Chris Kyle; David Lesbarreres; Madison Wikston; Dennis Murray

Mathematical modeling reveals how the speed of endocrine regulation should affect baseline and stress-induced glucocorticoid levels, Hormones and Behavior - November 1, 2021
Collaborators: Barney Luttbeg, Co-Author; Medhavi Ambardar; Jennifer Grindstaff

Sampling for Invasive Mysterysnails: Unraveling the Mystery of These Aquatic Invaders, PA iMapInvasives Newsletter - October 29, 2021
Collaborators: Samuel Nutile; Adam Simpson

The Influence of Environmental and Physiological Factors on Variation in American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) Dorsal Coloration, Journal of Herpetology - June, 2021
Collaborator: Mariah Mack

From research hypothesis to model selection: A strategy for robust inference in population ecology - 2020
Collaborators: Dennis Murray, Co-Author; Guillaume Bastille-Rousseau; Megan Hornseth; Jeffery Row; Daniel Thorton

The influence of Lake Erie on changes in temperature and frost dates, International Journal of Climatology - 2020
Collaborators: Kara Dobson; Michael Campbell; Michael Rutter; Brian Hed

Detection of spatiotemporal variation in ranavirus distribution using eDNA, Environmental DNA - April, 2020
Collaborators: Sibelle Vilaca; Samantha Grant; Craig Brunetti; Megan Congram; Dennis Murray; Chris Wilson; Christopher Kyle

Freshwater snail responses to fish predation integrate phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation, Aquatic Ecology - January 18, 2020
Collaborators: Scott Goeppner; Magarget Robberts; Barney Luttbeg

Heterogeneities in the infection process drive ranavirus transmission, Ecology - 2017
Collaborators: J. Brunner; A. Guitard; D. Russell

Mixed sex effects on the second-tofourth digit ratio of tĂșngara frogs (Engystomops pustulosus) and cane toads (Rhinella marina), The Anatomical Record - 2016
Collaborators: Q.C. Emmering; X.E. Bernal

Shaped by the past, acting in the present: transgenerational plasticity of anti-predator traits, Oikos - 2016
Collaborators: J.D. Wormington; B.J. Kensinger; K.N. Bayley; S.R. Goeppner; K.D. Gustafson; B. Luttbeg

Does light reveal their true toxicity? Light induced changes in coloration through ontogeny in cane toad tadpoles (Rhinella marina), Herpetological Journal - 2015
Collaborators: K. Nyarko; X.E. Bernal

Size matters: Insights from an allometric approach to evaluate control methods for invasive Australian Rhinella marina, Ecological Applications - 2013
Collaborator: C.J. Salice

First report of phoresy by an oribatid mite (Trhypochthoniidae: Archegozetes magnus) on a frog (Leptodactylidae: Engystomops pustulosus), International Journal of Acarology - 2013
Collaborators: H.J. Esser; R. Miranda; R.A. Norton

Bufo marinus (Cane or Marine Toad). Crocodile Predation. Natural History Notes, Herpetological Review - 2012
Collaborator: S. Beaty

Ph D, Zoology, Oklahoma State University

MS, Biology, Texas Tech University

BS, Wildlife Science, The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry