Wendy Moore's lab investigates the evolution and ecology of terrestrial arthropods. Lab members work on terrestrial arthropod systematics and/or they work on a regional multidisciplinary project on arthropod biodiversity in the Sky Islands Region in the desert Southwest.
Recent Research Highlights
Arndt, E.M., W. Moore, W.K. Lee, C. Ortiz. 2015. Mechanistic origins of the bombardier beetle (Brachinini) explosive pulsed chemical defense.
Science 348: 563–567.
Popular press: UA News, California Academy of Sciences, Argonne National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, The Washington Post, New York Times