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Dr Lori Lach

Adjunct Lecturer
Ecosystem Restoration and Intervention Ecology Research Group

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Ecosystem Restoration and Intervention Ecology Research Group
The University of Western Australia (M090)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 4615
BA Boston, MPH Calif., PhD Cornell

Lach, Lori, Catherine L. Parr, and Kirsti L. Abbott (eds.) 2010. Ant Ecology. Oxford University Press. This is an edited volume consisting of 16 chapters and 21 text boxes, all of which were peer-reviewed.

Journal Articles:

Lach, Lori, Chadwick V. Tillberg, Andrew V. Suarez. (2010) Contrasting effects of an invasive ant on a native and an invasive plant. DOI 10.1007/s10530-010-9703-1

Lach, Lori, Richard J. Hobbs, and Jonathan D. Majer. 2009. Herbivore-induced extrafloral nectar increases survival of invasive and native ant workers. Population Ecology. doi 10.1007/s10144-008-0132-2.

Lach, Lori and Melissa Thomas. 2008. Invasive ants in Australia: Documented and potential ecological consequences. Australian Journal of Entomology 47:275-288.

Lach, Lori. 2008. Floral visitation patterns of two invasive ant species and their effects on other hymenopteran visitors. Ecological Entomology 33:155-160.

Lach, Lori. 2008. Argentine ants displace floral arthropods in a biodiversity hotspot. Diversity and Distributions 14:281-290.

Lach, Lori. 2007. A mutualism with a native membracid facilitates pollinator displacement by Argentine ants. Ecology 88:1994-2004 (cover article).

Lach, Lori. 2005. Exploitation and interference competition in the nectar-thieving behavior of three invasive ant species. Insectes Sociaux 52: 257-262.

Lach, Lori. 2003. Invasive ants: Unwanted partners in ant-plant interactions? Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 90:91-108.

Holway, David A., Lori Lach, Andrew V. Suarez, Neil D. Tsutsui, and Ted J. Case. 2002. The causes and consequences of ant invasions. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 33:181-233.

Pimentel, David, Lori Lach, Rudolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison. 2000. Environmental and economic impacts of non-indigenous species in the United States. BioScience 50: 53-65.

Lach, Lori, David. K. Britton, Rebecca J. Rundell, and Robert. H. Cowie. 2000. Food preference and reproductive plasticity in an invasive freshwater snail. Biological Invasions 2:279-288.

Lach, Lori and Robert H. Cowie. 1999. The spread of Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck) (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae), an introduced freshwater apple snail, on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers. 58:66-71.

Wang, H. H., T. Myers, L. Lach, C. Hsieh, and M.E. Kadin. 1999. Increased risk of lymphoid and non-lymphoid malignancies in patients with Lymphomatoid Papulosis. Cancer. 86(7):1240-1245.

Wang, Helen H., Lori Lach, and Marshall E. Kadin. 1992. Epidemiology of Lymphomatoid Papulosis. Cancer. 70(12):2951-2957.

Book Chapters:

Lach, Lori, Catherine L. Parr, and Kirsti Abbott. (2010) Synthesis and perspectives. In Ant Ecology (eds. L Lach, CL Parr, and K Abbott). Oxford University Press.

Lach, Lori and Linda Hooper-Bùi. (2010) Consequences of ant invasions. In Ant Ecology (eds. L Lach, CL Parr, and K Abbott). Oxford University Press.

Joshua Ness, Kailen Mooney, and Lori Lach. (2010) Ants as mutualists. In Ant Ecology (eds. L Lach, CL Parr, and K Abbott). Oxford University Press.

Pimentel, David, Lori Lach, Rudolfo Zuniga, and Doug Morrison. 2002. Environmental and economic costs of alien arthropods and other organisms in the United States. In G.J. Hallman and C.P. Schwalbe (eds.) Invasive Arthropods in Agriculture: Problems and Solutions. Science Publishers, Inc., Plymouth, U.K., pp. 107-117.

Lach, Lori, Mike D. Picker, Jonathan Colville, Mike Allsopp, and Charles Griffith. 2002. Alien invertebrates in South Africa. In D. Pimentel (ed.) Environmental and Economic Costs of Alien Plant, Animal, and Microbe Invasions. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 267-284.

Other Publications:

Lach, Lori. 2001. Losses from Aquatic Weeds. In D. Pimentel (ed.) Encyclopedia of Pest Management. Marcel Dekker, New York.

Lach, Lori. 2000. Decision-making tools for the management of invasive species: risk analysis and economic considerations. Proceedings of the Best Management Practices for the Prevention and Control of Invasive Alien Species Workshop, February 2000. Working for Water, Cape Town, South Africa.

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