Jonathan Wright - Publications

Peer-reviewed Articles:

* = undergraduate co-author

  1. *Yoshizawa, A., and Wright, J.C. 2011. Ionic composition and ion provisioning in marsupial fluid of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Crustaceana, in press.
  2. *Koh, H. and Wright, J.C. 2011. Cation regulation by the terrestrial isopod Armadillidium vulgare (Crustacea: Isopoda: Oniscidea) during dehydration in air. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A, 159(2), 134-140. [full text]
  3. *Barr, S.B. and Wright, J.C. 2010. Postprandial energy expenditure for whole-food and processed-food meals: implications for daily energy expenditure and obesity. Food and Nutrition Research, 2010. [pdf]
  4. Wright, J.C. and O'Donnell, M.J. 2010. In vivo ion fluxes across the eggs of Armadillidium vulgare (Oniscidea: Isopoda): the role of the dorsal organ. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 83(4), 587-596. [full text]
  5. *Wu, G., Wright, J.C., Whitaker, D.L., and Ahn, A. 2010. Kinematic evidence for superfast locomotory muscle in a teneriffiid mite. Journal of Experimental Biology 213,2551-2556. [pdf]
  6. *Cusser, S., *Koh, H., *Reinsel, J., and Wright, J.C. 2010. Discrimination of weevil-parasitized acorns of the coast live Oak Quercus agrifolia by the western scrub jay Aphelocoma californica. under revision.
  7. Wright, J.C., and *Ting, K. 2006. Respiratory physiology in the Oniscidea: aerobic capacity, and the significance of pleopodal lungs. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A, 145, 235-244. [abstract]
  8. Wright, J.C., and Westh, P. 2006. Water vapour absorption in the penicillate millipede Polyxenus lagurus (Diplopoda: Penicillata: Polyxenida): microcalorimetric analysis of uptake kinetics. Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 2486-2494. [abstract | full text | pdf]
  9. Hansen, L.L., Westh, P. Wright, J.C., and Ramløv, H. 2006. Metabolic changes associated with water vapour absorption in the mealworm Tenebrio molitor L. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): a microcalorimetric study. Journal of Insect Physiology 52, 291-299. [abstract]
  10. *Ouyang, D.M-W., and Wright, J.C. 2005. Calcium accumulation in eggs and mancas of Armadillidium vulgare (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Journal of Crustacean Biology 25, 420-426. [abstract]
  11. Wright, J.C., and *Peña-Peralta, M. 2005. Diel variation in ammonia excretion, glutamine levels, and hydration status in 2 species of terrestrial isopod. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 175, 67-75. [abstract]
  12. Wright, J.C., Carefoot, T.H., and *Albers, M.A. 2003. Osmoregulation and salt excretion in the Ligiidae, and Tylidae. Crustaceana Monographs 2, 311-334.
  13. Wright, J.C. 2001. Cryptobiosis 300 years on from Van Leeuwenhoek: What have we learned about tardigrades? Zoologischer Anzeiger 240, 563-582. [abstract]
  14. *Surbida, K.L., and Wright J.C. 2001. Embryo tolerance and maternal control of the marsupial environment in Armadillidium vulgare Brandt (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Physiological, and Biochemical Zoology 74, 894-906. [abstract]
  15. Carefoot, T.H., Wright, J.C., Pennings, S.C., Ziegler, A., Zimmer, M., Uglow, R.F., *Danford, A., and Danko, J.-P. 2000. Haemolymph homeostasis and diel feeding activity in the prototypal land isopod Ligia pallasii. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78, 588-595. [abstract]
  16. Wright, J.C., O’Donnell, M.J., and *Sazgar, S. 1997. Haemolymph osmoregulation and the fate of sodium, and chloride during dehydration in terrestrial isopods. Journal of Insect Physiology 43, 795-807. [abstract]
  17. Wright, J.C. 1997. Winter survival and overwintering behavior in South Dakota Oniscidea (Crustacea, Isopoda). Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science 76, 51-62.
  18. Wright, J.C., Caveney, S., O’Donnell, M.J., and *Reichert, J. 1996. Changes in tissue amino acid levels in response to ammonia-stress in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber Latr. Journal of Experimental Zoology 274, 265-274. [abstract]
  19. Wright, J.C., and O’Donnell, M.J. 1995. Water vapour absorption and ammonia volatilization: adaptations for terrestriality in isopods. pp 25-45 in M.A. Alikhan (Ed.) Terrestrial Isopod Biology (Crustacean Issues 9). A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
  20. Wright, J.C., O’Donnell, M.J., and *Reichert, J. 1994. Effects of ammonia-loading on Porcellio scaber: glutamine and glutamate excretion, ammonia excretion, and toxicity. Journal of Experimental Biology 188, 143-157. [abstract | pdf]
  21. Wright, J.C., Holliday, C.W., and O’Donnell, M.J. 1994. Na+/K+-ATPase activity in the pleopods and hindgut-rectum of terrestrial isopods: implications for colligative water vapor absorption. Journal of Crustacean Biology 14, 522-529. [abstract]
  22. Wright, J.C., and O’Donnell, M.J. 1994. Total ammonia concentration and pH of haemolymph, pleon fluid, and maxillary urine in Porcellio scaber Latreille (Isopoda, Oniscidea): relationships to ambient humidity, and water vapour uptake. Journal of Experimental Biology176, 233-246. [abstract | pdf]
  23. Wright, J.C. 1993. Some remarks on the phylogenetic status of chaetognaths. pp 51-61 in I. Moreno (Ed.), Proceedings of the II International Workshop of Chaetognatha. Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma, Mallorca.
  24. Wright, J.C., and Machin, J. 1993. Energy-dependent water vapour absorption (WVA) in the pleoventral cavity of terrestrial isopods (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea): evidence for pressure cycling as a supplement to the colligative uptake mechanism. Physiological Zoology 66, 193-215. [abstract | pdf]
  25. Wright, J.C., and Machin, J. 1993. Atmospheric water vapour absorption and the water budget of terrestrial isopods. Biological Bulletin 184, 243-253. [abstract | pdf]
  26. Wright, J.C., and O’Donnell, M.J. 1992. Osmolality, and electrolyte composition of pleon fluid in Porcellio scaber(Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea); implications for water vapour absorption. Journal of Experimental Biology 164, 189-203. [abstract | pdf]
  27. Wright, J.C., Westh, P., and Ramlov, H. 1992. Cryptobiosis in Tardigrada. Biological Reviews 67, 1-29.
  28. Wright, J.C. 1991. The significance of four xeric parameters in the ecology of terrestrial Tardigrada. Journal of Zoology (London) 224, 59-77.
  29. Wright, J.C., and Machin, J. 1990. Water vapour absorption in terrestrial isopods. Journal of experimental Biology 154, 13-30. [abstract | pdf]
  30. Wright, J.C. 1989. Desiccation tolerance and water-retentive mechanisms in tardigrades. Journal of Experimental Biology 142, 267-292. [abstract | pdf]
  31. Wright, J.C. 1989. The tardigrade cuticle. II. Evidence for a dehydration-dependent permeability barrier in the intracuticle. Tissue and Cell 21, 263-279. [abstract]
  32. Wright, J.C., and Luke, B.M. 1989. Ultrastructural and histochemical investigations of Peripatusintegument. Tissue and Cell 21, 605-625. [abstract]
  33. Wright, J.C. 1988. The tardigrade cuticle. I. Fine structure and the distribution of lipids. Tissue and Cell 20, 745-758. [abstract]
  34. Wright, J.C. 1988. Structural correlates of permeability and tun formation in tardigrade cuticle: an image analysis study. Journal of Ultrastructure and Molecular Structure Research 101, 23-39.
  35. Dainton, B.H., and Wright, J.C. 1985. Falling temperature stimulates activity in the slug Arion ater. Journal of Experimental Biology 118, 439-443. [pdf]

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  1. Wright, J.C. 2000 (Revised Second edition, 2004). On-line article A4138 Myriapoda. In Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Nature Publishing Group, London,
  2. Wright, J.C. 2000 (Revised Second edition, 2004). On-line article A4139 Onychophora. In Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Nature Publishing Group, London,
  3. Wright, J.C. 2000 (Revised Second edition, 2004). On-line article A4140 Tardigrada. In Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Nature Publishing Group, London,
  4. O’Donnell, M.J., and Wright, J.C. 1995. Nitrogen excretion in terrestrial crustaceans. Chapter 7 in Walsh, P.J., and Wright, P. (Eds) Nitrogen Metabolism, and Excretion, pp. 105-118. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.