Todd Blackledge
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Reconstructing web evolution and spider diversification in the molecular era
TA Blackledge, N Scharff, JA Coddington, T Szüts, JW Wenzel, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (13), 5229-5234, 2009
Silken toolkits: biomechanics of silk fibers spun by the orb web spider Argiope argentata (Fabricius 1775)
TA Blackledge, CY Hayashi
Journal of experimental biology 209 (13), 2452-2461, 2006
Molecular and mechanical characterization of aciniform silk: uniformity of iterated sequence modules in a novel member of the spider silk fibroin gene family
CY Hayashi, TA Blackledge, RV Lewis
Molecular biology and evolution 21 (10), 1950-1959, 2004
Bioprospecting finds the toughest biological material: extraordinary silk from a giant riverine orb spider
I Agnarsson, M Kuntner, TA Blackledge
PloS one 5 (9), e11234, 2010
The form and function of spider orb webs: evolution from silk to ecosystems
TA Blackledge, M Kuntner, I Agnarsson
Advances in insect physiology 41, 175-262, 2011
Viscoelastic solids explain spider web stickiness
V Sahni, TA Blackledge, A Dhinojwala
Nature Communications 1 (1), 1-4, 2010
Variation in the material properties of spider dragline silk across species
BO Swanson, TA Blackledge, J Beltrán, CY Hayashi
Applied Physics A 82 (2), 213-218, 2006
Convergent evolution of behavior in an adaptive radiation of Hawaiian web-building spiders
TA Blackledge, RG Gillespie
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 (46), 16228-16233, 2004
Are three‐dimensional spider webs defensive adaptations?
TA Blackledge, JA Coddington, RG Gillespie
Ecology Letters 6 (1), 13-18, 2003
Do stabilimenta in orb webs attract prey or defend spiders?
TA Blackledge, JW Wenzel
Behavioral Ecology 10 (4), 372-376, 1999
Spider silk as a novel high performance biomimetic muscle driven by humidity
I Agnarsson, A Dhinojwala, V Sahni, TA Blackledge
Journal of Experimental Biology 212 (13), 1990-1994, 2009
Evolution of stenophagy in spiders (Araneae): evidence based on the comparative analysis of spider diets
S Pekár, JA Coddington, TA Blackledge
Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution 66 (3), 776-806, 2012
Stabilimentum variation and foraging success in Argiope aurantia and Argiope trifasciata (Araneae: Araneidae)
TA Blackledge
Journal of Zoology 246 (1), 21-27, 1998
Unraveling the mechanical properties of composite silk threads spun by cribellate orb-weaving spiders
TA Blackledge, CY Hayashi
Journal of Experimental Biology 209 (16), 3131-3140, 2006
Behavioural and biomaterial coevolution in spider orb webs
A Sensenig, I Agnarsson, TA Blackledge
Journal of evolutionary biology 23 (9), 1839-1856, 2010
Spider orb webs rely on radial threads to absorb prey kinetic energy
AT Sensenig, KA Lorentz, SP Kelly, TA Blackledge
Journal of The Royal Society Interface 9 (73), 1880-1891, 2012
How super is supercontraction? Persistent versus cyclic responses to humidity in spider dragline silk
TA Blackledge, C Boutry, SC Wong, A Baji, A Dhinojwala, V Sahni, ...
Journal of Experimental Biology 212 (13), 1981-1989, 2009
Evolution of supercontraction in spider silk: structure–function relationship from tarantulas to orb-weavers
C Boutry, TA Blackledge
Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (20), 3505-3514, 2010
Spider dragline silk: correlated and mosaic evolution in high‐performance biological materials
BO Swanson, TA Blackledge, AP Summers, CY Hayashi
Evolution 60 (12), 2539-2551, 2006
Mesh width influences prey retention in spider orb webs
TA Blackledge, JM Zevenbergen
Ethology 112 (12), 1194-1201, 2006
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