In preparation & revision

  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Wey, T. W.; Sih, A. Effects of the group’s mix of sizes and personalities on the emergence of alternative mating systems in water striders, Proceeding B (Submitted December 10th 2015, RSPB-2015-2931).
  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Wey, T. W.; Chang, A. T.; Fogarty, S.; Sih, A. Phenotype- and context-dependent mating advantage, social preferences and the maintenance of variation in sexually selected traits in water striders (Aquarius remigis). Journal of Animal Ecology, in review (submitted May 6th 2016, JAE-2016-00389).
  • Sih, A; Montiglio, P.-O.; Wey, T. W.; Fogarty, S. Rapidly reversible mating systems in response to experimental manipulations of physical and social space in stream water striders. Proceedings B, in review (submitted August 25th 2015, RSPB-2015-2054).
  • Turgeon, G.; Dubuc Messier, G.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D; Réale, D. Exploration and experience affect microhabitat selection in juvenile eastern chipmunks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, in revision (initially submitted in 2012, BEAS-D-12-00276R1).


  • Montiglio, P.-O.; DiRienzo, N. 2016. There’s no place like home: the contribution of direct and extended phenotypes on the expression of spider aggressiveness. Behavioral Ecology in press.
  • DiRienzo, N.; Montiglio, P.-O. 2016. Development in the western black widow, Latrodectus hesperus. Journal of Animal Ecology, in press (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12512).
  • DiRienzo, N.*; Montiglio, P.-O.* (*both authors have equal contribution). 2016. Individual differences in web structure and aggression in black widows: linking behavior and the extended phenotype. Behavioral Ecology, in press (DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arw048).
  • Laskowski, K. L.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Pruitt. J. 2016. Individual and group performance suffers from niche disruption. American Naturalist, in press (DOI: 10.1086/686220).
  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Wey, T. W.; Chang, A. T.; Fogarty, S.; Sih, A. 2016. Assortative personality and body size in water striders (Aquarius remigis): distinguishing between apparent and true assortative mating. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85, 125 – 135. PDF


  • Farine, D.*; Montiglio, P.-O.*; Spiegel, O.* (*authors have equal contribution). 2015. From individuals to groups and back: the evolutionary implications of group phenotypic composition, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 30, 609 – 621. PDF
  • Wey, T.; Speigel, O.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Mabry, K. 2015. Natal dispersal in a social landscape, considering individual behavioral phenotypes and social environment in dispersal ecology. Current Zoology, 61, 543 – 556. PDF
  • Wey, T; Chang, A. T.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Fogarty, S.; Sih, A. 2015. Linking short-term behavior and personalities to feeding and mating rates in female water striders. Behavioral Ecology, 26, 1196 – 1202. PDF
  • DiRienzo, N.*; Montiglio, P.-O.* (*authors have equal contribution). 2015. Four ways in which data-free papers on animal personality fail to be impactful? Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 3, 23. PDF
  • Sih, A; Mathot, K.; Moiron, M.; P.-O. Montiglio; Wolf, M.; Dingemanse, N. J. 2015. Animal personality and state-behaviour feedbacks: a review and guide for empiricists. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 30, 50 – 60. PDF
  • Careau, V.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D.; Pelletier, F.; Speakman, J.; Humphries, M.M.; Réale, D. 2015. Energy expenditure and personality in wild chipmunks. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69, 653 – 661. PDF
  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D.; Pelletier, F.; Réale, D. 2015. Intra-individual variability in fecal cortisol metabolites varies with lifetime exploration and reproductive life history in eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69, 1 -11. PDF


  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Royauté, R. (both authors have equal contribution). 2014. Contaminants as a neglected source of individual variation in behaviour. Animal Behaviour, 88, 29 – 35. PDF
  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D.; Bergeron, P.; Dubuc Messier, G.; Réale, D. 2014. Pulsed resources and the coupling between life-history strategies and exploration patterns in eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Journal of Animal Ecology, 83 720 – 728. PDF
  • Sih, A.; Bibian, A.; DiRienzo, N.; Meng, X.X.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Ringelman, K. 2014. On the benefits of studying mechanisms underlying behavior. in P. Crowley, T. Zentall, eds., Comparative decision making. Oxford University Press.


  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Ferrari, C.; Réale, D. Personality, social interactions and social niche specialization. 2013. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368, 20120343. PDF
  • Thompson, A. B.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Humphries, M. M. 2013. Behavioural impacts of torpor expression: a transient effect in captive eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Physiology and Behaviour, 110-111, 115-121. PDF
  • Bergeron, P.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Réale, D; Humphries, M. M.; Gimenez, O.; Garant, D. 2013. Disruptive viability selection on adult exploratory behavior in eastern chipmunks. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26, 766-774. PDF


  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D.; Pelletier, F.; Réale, D. 2012. Personality differences are related to long term stress reactivity in wild eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus), Animal Behaviour, 84, 1071-1079. PDF
  • Bergeron, P.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Réale, D.; Humphries, M. M.; Garant, D. 2012. Bateman gradients in a promiscuous mating system. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 66, 1125-1130. PDF
  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Pelletier, F; Palme, R.; Garant. D.; Réale, D.; Boonstra, R. 2012. Non-invasive monitoring of fecal cortisol metabolites in the eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus): validation and comparison of two enzyme immunoassays. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 85, 183-193. PDF


  • Montiglio, P.-O.; Garant, D.; Thomas, D.; Réale, D. 2010. Individual variation in temporal activity patterns in open-field tests. Animal Behaviour, 80, 905-912. PDF
  • Réale, D.; Garant, D.; Humphries, M. M.; Bergeron, P.; Careau, V.; Montiglio, P.-O. 2010. Personality and the emergence of the pace-of-life syndrome concept at the population level. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 365, 4051-4063. PDF


  • Lemaître, J.; Fortin, D.; Montiglio, P.-O.; Darveau, M. 2009. Bot fly parasitism of the red-backed vole: host survival, infection risk, and population growth. Oecologia, 159, 283-294.




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