Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

*denotes shared first authorship


Turlure C, Schtickzelle N, Van Dyck H, Seymoure BM & Rutowski RL. 2016. Flight morphology, compound eye design and dispersal in butterflies: an inter- and intraspecific comparison. PLOS ONE, 11(6):e0158073.

Thurman T* & Seymoure BM*.  2016. Heliconius sara and Mimoides pausanias mimicry: a bird’s eye view. Journal of Zoology,298: 159-168.  See PDF.

Brashears J, Aiello A & Seymoure BM. 2016. Cool bands: Wing bands decrease rate of heating, but not equilibrium temperature in Anartia fatimaJournal of Thermal Biology, 56: 100-108. See PDF.


Seymoure BM, McMillan WO & Rutowski RL. 2015. Peripheral eye morphology in Heliconius butterflies: interspecific variation in corneal surface area and fact diameters not related to mimicry rings. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 48: 83-92. See PDF.

Hutton P*, Seymoure BM*, McGraw KJ, Ligon R* & Simpson R*. 2015. Dynamic Color Communication. Current Opinions in Behavioral Sciences, 6: 41-49. See PDF.

Seymoure BM & Aiello A. 2015. Keeping the band together: Evidence for false boundary disruptive coloration in a butterfly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 28: 1618-1624. See PDF.

Bergman M, Lessios N, Seymoure BM & Rutowski RL. 2015. Mate detection in a territorial butterfly – the effect of background and luminance contrast. Behavioral Ecology, 26: 851-860. See PDF.


Kikuchi D, Seymoure BM & Pfennig D. 2014. Mimicry's palette: widespread use of conserved pigments in the aposematic signals of snakes. Evolution and Development, 2: 61-67. See PDF.


Seymoure BM, Moeller K, Borchert J, Stahlschmidt A & Ganesh T. 2013. Our Watery World. Science Scope. See PDF.


Jones B, Comi T, Loew E & Seymoure BM. Submitted to Journal of Experimental Biology, June 2016. Larger compound eyes increase absolute sensitivity and foraging in nocturnal tropical sweat bees (Halictidae).

Seymoure BM, Raymundo A, McGraw KJ, McMillan WO, & Rutowski RL. Submitted to Evolutionary Ecology, June 2016. Environment dependent survival of cryptic and aposematic butterflies.

Popular Articles

Seymoure BM. December 2013. Is it easy being green? Ask a Biologist. See it.

Seymoure BM. May 2012. Mimicry in a new light. Audubon Wrendition.