Nielsen, M., Lehmann, P., and Gotthard, K. 2022. Longer and warmer prewinter periods reduce post-winter fitness in a diapausing insect. Functional Ecology (

Nielsen, M., and Papaj, D. 2022. Why study plasticity in multiple traits? New hypotheses for how phenotypically plastic traits interact during development and selection. Evolution (

Merckx, T.*, Nielsen, M.*, Heliölä, J., Kuussaari, M., Pettersson, L., Pöyry, J., Tiainen, J., Gotthard, K., Kivelä, S. 2021. Urbanization extends flight phenology and leads to local adaptation of seasonal plasticity in Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118: e2106006118. ( *Co-first authors

Clusella-Trullas, S. and Nielsen, M. 2020. The evolution of insect body coloration under changing climates. Current Opinion in Insect Science 41: 25–32. (

Nielsen, M. and Mappes, J. 2020. Out in the open: behavior’s effect on predation risk and thermoregulation by aposematic caterpillars. Behavioral Ecology 31: 1031–1039. (

Nielsen, M. and Kingsolver, J. 2020. Compensating for climate change–induced cue‐environment mismatches: evidence for contemporary evolution of a photoperiodic reaction norm in Colias butterflies. Ecology Letters. (

MacLean, H., Nielsen, M., Kingsolver, J., and Buckley, L. 2018. Using museum specimens to track morphological shifts through climate change. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 374: 20170404. (

Nielsen, M., Levin, E., Davidowitz, G., and Papaj, D. 2018. Color alters thermoregulatory behavior in Battus philenor caterpillars by changing the cue received. Animal Behaviour 140: 93-98. (

Nielsen, M. 2017. Thermoregulatory colour plasticity and behaviour are maintained unaltered across the range of Battus philenor. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1919–1928. (

Nielsen, M. and Papaj, D. 2017. Why have multiple plastic responses? Interactions between color change and thermoregulatory behavior in Battus philenor larvae. American Naturalist 189: 657-666. (

Dunlap, A., Nielsen, M., A. Dornhaus, and Papaj, D. 2016. Bumble bees weigh the reliability of personal and social information. Current Biology 26: 1195-1199. (

Nielsen, M. and Papaj, D. 2015. Effects of developmental change in body size on ectotherm body temperature and behavioral thermoregulation: caterpillars in a heat-stressed environment. Oecologia 177: 171-179. (

Nielsen, M. and Buffington, M. 2011. Redescription of Stentorceps Quinlan, 1984 (Hymenoptera, Figitidae), with a description of five new species. African Entomology 19: 597-613. (