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Merritt, D. J. and Baker, C. H. (2001) Australian Glow-worms in Caves. Newcaves Chronicles, 16 42-44. 380 5999
Heslin, L. M. and Merritt, D. J. (2005) Cannibalistic feeding of larval Trichogramma carverae parasitoids in moth eggs. Naturwissenschaften, 92 9: 435-439. doi:10.1007/s00114-005-0015-8 205   2 Cited 1 times in Scopus1 0
Schrader, S. and Merritt, D. J. (2000) Central projections of Drosophila sensory neurons in the transition from embryo to larva. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 425 1: 34-44. doi:10.1002/1096-9861(20000911)425:1<34::AID-CNE4>3.0.CO;2-G 88   30 Cited 27 times in Scopus27 0
Baker, K. S, Plummer, J. A., Steadman, K. J., Merritt, D. and Dixon, K. (2005). Changes in sensitivity to smoke water during burial of a fire ephemeral, Actinotus leucocephalus (Apiaceae). In: S.W.Adkins, P. J. Ainsley, S. M. Bellairs and et al., Proceedings of the Fifth Australian Workshop of Native Seed Biology. Fifth Australian Workshop of Native Seed Biology for Revegetation, Brisbane, Queensland, (133-139). 21-23 June 2004. 72  
Merritt, D. J. and Aotani , S. (2008) Circadian Regulation of Bioluminescence in the Prey-Luring Glowworm, Arachnocampa flava. Journal of Biological Rhythms, 23 4: 319-329. doi:10.1177/0748730408320263 65   5 Cited 5 times in Scopus5 10
Turner, S. R., Merritt, D. J., Baskin, J. M., Baskin, C, C. and Dixon, K. W. (2006) Combinational dormancy in seeds of the Western Australian endemic species Diplopeltis huegelii (Sapindaceae). Australian Journal of Botany, 54 6: 565-570. doi:10.1071/BT05156 94   7 Cited 9 times in Scopus9 0
Heslin, L. M. and Merritt, D. J. (2004). Competition and cannibalism in the gregarious egg parasitoid Trichogramma carverae: time-lapse imaging of development. In: J. LaSalle, M. Patten and Myron Zalucki, XXII International Congress of Entomology. Entomology Strength in Diversity, Brisbane, Australia, (49-49). 11-15 August. 75  
Baker, C. H., Scott, K. D. and Merritt, D. J. (2004). Defining Australian glow-worm (Diptera: Keroplatidae: Arachnocampa spp) species by their distribution, reproductive isolation, mitochondrial genes and morphology. In: J.LaSalle, M. Patten and M. Zalucki, XXII International Congress of Entomology. Entomology Strength in Diversity, Brisbane, Australia, (145-145). 11-15 August. 135  
Leemon, D. M., Jonsson, N. N. and Merritt, D. (2004). Developing methodologies for fungal biopesticides of livestock ectoparasites. In: XXII International Congress of Entomology. Strength in Diversity, Brisbane, QLD, (44-44). 15-21 August 2004. 108  
Jarjees, E. A. and Merritt, D. J. (2002) Development of Trichogramma australicum Girault (Hymenoptera : Trichogrammatidae) in Helicoverpa (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) host eggs. Australian Journal of Entomology, 41 310-315. doi:10.1046/j.1440-6055.2002.00319.x 99   17 Cited 15 times in Scopus15 0
Baker, C. H., Graham, G. C., Scott, K. D., Cameron, S. L., Yeates, D. K. and Merritt, D. J. (2008) Distribution and phylogenetic relationships of Australian glow-worms Arachnocampa (Diptera, Keroplatidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48 2: 506-514. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2008.04.037 92   16 Cited 16 times in Scopus16 0
Schrader, S. and Merritt, D. J. (2007) Dorsal longitudinal stretch receptor of Drosophila melanogaster larva - Fine structure and maturation. Arthropod Structure & Development, 36 2: 157-169. doi:10.1016/j.asd.2006.08.014 69   6 Cited 7 times in Scopus7 0
Turner, S. R., Merritt, D. J., Ridley, E.C., Commander, L. E., Baskin, J. M., Baskin, C. C. and Dixon, K. W. (2006) Ecophysiology of Seed Dormancy in the Australian Endemic Species Acanthocarpus preissii (Dasypogonaceae). Annals of Botany, 98 6: 1137-1144. doi:10.1093/aob/mcl203 55   15 Cited 13 times in Scopus13 0
Merritt, D.J., Kristiansen, M., Flematti, G.R., Turner, S.R., Ghisalberti, E.L., Trengove, R.D. and Dixon, K.W. (2006) Effects of a butenolide present in smoke on light-mediated germination of Australian Asteraceae. Seed science research, 16 1: 29-35. doi:10.1079/SSR2005232 102   43 Cited 47 times in Scopus47 0
Nahrung, H. F. and Merritt, D. J. (1999) Effects of mate availability on female longevity, fecundity and egg development of Homichloda barkeri (Jacoby) (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 53 4: 329-332. 76   6
Brei, B., Cribb, B. W. and Merritt, D. J. (2003) Effects of seawater components on immature Culicoides molestus (Skuse) (Diptera : Ceratopogonidae). Australian Journal of Entomology, 42 119-123. doi:10.1046/j.1440-6055.2003.00333.x 77   0 Cited 0 times in Scopus0 0
Merritt, D. J. (2005). Evolution and development of the Dipteran nervous system. In David K. Yeates and Brian M. Wiegmann (Ed.), Evolutionary biology of flies (pp. 173-195) New York, U.S.: Columbia University Press. 61  
Wong, D. C. C., Elvin, C. and Merritt, D. J. (2003). Expression of resilin a rubber-like protein in the cuticle of Drosophila melanogaster. In: Genomes - The Linkage to Life, Abstracts & Posters. XIX International Congress of Genetics, Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, VIC, (3.1.0467-3.1.0467). 6-11 July 2003. 98  
Scott, K. D., Wilkinson, K. S., Merritt, M. A., Scott, L. J., Lange, C. L., Schutze, M. K., Kent, J. K., Merritt, D. J., Grundy, P. R. and Graham, G. C. (2003) Genetic shifts in Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) over a year in the Dawson/Callide Valleys. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 54 8: 739-744. doi:10.1071/AR02164 71   20 Cited 21 times in Scopus21 0
Wilson, C. I., Tisdell, C. A. and Merritt, D. J. (2004) Glow worms as a tourist attraction in Springbrook National Park: Visitor attitudes and economic issues. Economics, Ecology and the Environment, 105 1-31. 130  
Merritt, D.J. (2009) Glow worms tell the time.. Australasian Science, 30 7: 31-33. 47  
Hugo, R. L. E., Merritt, D. J. and Wild, C. H. (2003) Gut content analysis to distinguish between seed feeding and mycophagy of a biphyllid beetle larva found on Acacia melanoxylon. Biocontrol Science And Technology, 13 3: 355-360. doi:10.1080/0958315031000110364 90   4 Cited 4 times in Scopus4 0
Johnson, M. L., Merritt, D. J., Cribb, B. W., Trent, C. and Zalucki, M. P. (2006) Hidden trails: Visualizing arthropod silk. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata, 121 3: 271-274. doi:10.1111/j.1570-8703.2006.00447.x 95   3 Cited 3 times in Scopus3 0
Heslin, L. and Merritt, D. J. (2003). In vitro rearing of the parasitoid Trichogramma pretiosum on artificial diets containing cultured insect cells. In: P. Archer, Invertebrates & Environmental Change Program & Abstracts. 34th Australian Entomological Society/6th Invertebrate Biodiversity & Conservation Combined Conference, The Corus Hotel, Hobart, Tasmania (Australia), (36-36). 28 September - 3 October 2003. 79  
Kuballa, A. V., Guyatt, K., Dixon, B., Thaggard, H., Ashton, A. R., Paterson, B., Merritt, D. J. and Elizur, A. (2007) Isolation and expression analysis of multiple isoforms of putative farnesoic acid O-methyltransferase in several crustacean species. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 150 1: 48-58. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2006.07.020 66   15 Cited 18 times in Scopus18 0
Baker, C. H. and Merritt, D. J. (2003) Life Cycle of an Australian glow-worm Arachnocampa flava Harrison (Dipera: Keroplatidae: Arachnocampinae). Australian Entomologist, 30 2: 45-55. 458  
Baker, C. H. and Merritt, D. J. (2004). Management of Australian glow-worms (Diptera: Keroplatidae: Archnocampa spp,): identification of threats and types of glow-worm tourism. In: J. LaSalle, M.Patten and M. Zalucki, XXII International Congress of Entomology. Entomology Strength in Diversity, Brisbane, Australia, (164-164). 15-21 August. 136  
Nahrung, H. F. and Merritt, D. J. (1999) Moisture is required for the termination of egg diapause in the chrysomelid beetle, Homichloda barkeri. Entomolgia Experimentalis et Applicata., 93 2: 201-207. doi:10.1046/j.1570-7458.1999.00579.x 44   8 Cited 9 times in Scopus9 0
Merritt, D. J. (2003). Neuronal conservation in the higher level diptera. In: Genomes - the linkage to life, abstracts & posters. XIX International Congress of Genetics, Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre, VIC, (3.1.0453-3.1.0453). 6-11 July 2003. 29  
Turner, S. R., Merritt, D. J., Baskin, C. C., Dixon, K. W. and Baskin, J. M. (2005) Physical dormancy in seeds of six genera of Australian Rhamnaceae. Seed Science Research, 15 1: 51-58. doi:10.1079/SSR2004197 88   27 Cited 29 times in Scopus29 0
Merritt, M. A., Scott, K. D., Wilkinson, K. S., Scott, L. J., Lange, C. L., Schutze, J.K., Merritt, D. J. and Graham, G. C. (2003). Population genetics and migration of the lepidopteran pest, Helicoverpa armigera over a two year period in Australia. In: The International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research. The International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research, Town & Country Hotel, San Diego, CA, (127-127). January 11-15, 2003. 108  
Johnson, M. L., Armitage, S., Scholz, B. C. G., Merritt, D. J., Cribb, B. W. and Zalucki, M. P. (2007) Predator presence moves Helicoverpa armigera larvae to distraction. Journal of Insect Behavior, 20 1: 1-18. doi:10.1007/s10905-006-9048-x 88   15 Cited 7 times in Scopus7 0
Johnson, M-L., Cribb, B. W. and Merritt, D. J. (2004). Quantification of silk trails made by lepidopteran larvae. In: J. LaSalle, M.Patten and M. Zalucki, XXII International Congress of Entomology. Entomology Strength in Diversity, Brisbane, Australia, (75-75). 11-15 August. 45  
Heslin, L. M., Kopittke, R. A. and Merritt, D. J. (2005) Refinement of a cell line based artificial diet for rearing the parasitoid wasp, Trichogramma pretiosum. Biological Control, 33 3: 278-285. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2005.03.018 75   4 Cited 3 times in Scopus3 0
Merritt, D. J. (2002). Regulation of bioluminescence in Australian glow-worms. In: 5th International Congress of Dipterology. 5th International Congress of Depterology, UQ, Queensland, Australia, (154-154). 29 September - 4 October, 2002. 67  
Merritt, D.J. and Clarke, A.K. (2009). Rhythmic regulation of bioluminescence in glowworms, Arachnocampa. In Meyer-Rochow, V.B. (Ed.), Bioluminescence in focus. A collection of illuminating essays (pp. 291-303) India: Research Signpost. 88  
Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R., Clarke, S. and Dixon, K. W. (2007) Seed dormancy and germination stimulation syndromes for Australian temperate species. Australian Journal of Botany, 55 3: 336-344. doi:10.1071/BT06106 175   55 Cited 57 times in Scopus57 3
Baker K. S., Dixon K. W., Merritt D. J., Plummer J. A. and Steadman K. J. (2004). Seed dormancy of two Australian Gyrostemonaceae fire ephemerals. In: Ecology, conservation and management of Mediterranean climate ecosystems : proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems, April 25-May 1, 2004, Rhodes, Greece. 10th International Conference on Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems, Rhodes, Greece, (). 25 April - 1 May, 2004. 61  
Sorensen, G. S., Cribb, B. W., Merritt, D., Johnson, M. L. and Zalucki, M. P. (2006) Structure and ultrastructure of the silk glands and spinneret of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). Arthropod Structure & Development, 35 1: 3-13. doi:10.1016/j.asd.2005.10.002 142   8 Cited 8 times in Scopus8 0
Jarjees, E. A. and Merritt, D. J. (2003) Structure of the gut contents of Trichogramma australicum Girault (Hymenoptera : Trichogrammatidae) larvae fixed in situ in eggs of its host Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae). Australian Journal of Entomology, 42 203-209. doi:10.1046/j.1440-6055.2003.00338.x 65   4 Cited 4 times in Scopus4 0
Notarte, A. and Merritt, D. J. (2001) Successful in vitro rearing of Trichogramma australicum (Hymenoptera : Trichogrammatidae) on artificial diet containing cultured insect cells. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 91 3: 227-229. 84   6
Niu, C., Lei, C. and Merritt, D.J. (2008). Temperature-dependence of bioluminescence of the Australian glow-worm Arachnocampa flava Harrison (Diptera : Keroplatidae). In: Abstracts of the 15th International Symposium on Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence. 15th International Symposium on Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence, Shanghai, China, (86-86). 13-17 May 2008. doi:10.1002/bio.1036 123   0 0
Baker, K. S., Steadman, K. J., Plummer, J. A., Merritt, D. J. and Dixon, K. W. (2005) The changing window of conditions that promotes germination of two fire ephemerals, Actinotus leucocephalus (Apiaceae) and Tersonia cyathiflora (Gyrostemonaceae). Annals of Botany, 96 7: 1225-1236. doi:10.1093/aob/mci274 236   34 Cited 34 times in Scopus34 0
Jarjees, E. and Merritt, D. J. (2004) The effect of parasitization by Trichogramma australicum on Helicoverpa armigera host eggs and embryos. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 85 1: 1-8. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2003.12.001 85   6 Cited 5 times in Scopus5 0
Merritt, D. J. (2007). The organule concept of insect sense organs: Sensory transduction and organule evolution. In S. J. Simpson (Ed.), Advances in Insect Physiology (pp. 192-241) Oxford, U.K.: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/S0065-2806(06)33004-4 360   8 Cited 11 times in Scopus11 0
Wong, D. C. C. and Merritt, D. J. (2002) The role of homeotic genes in determining the segmental pattern of chordotonal organs in Drosophila. International Journal of Developmental Biology, 46 4: 475-481. 63   6 Cited 6 times in Scopus6
Heslin, L. M., Kopittke, R. A. and Merritt, D. J. (2005) The role of insect cell lines in an artificial diet for the parasitold wasp, Trichogramma pretiosum. Biological Control, 33 2: 186-193. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2005.02.004 155   9 Cited 7 times in Scopus7 0
Young, J. H. and Merritt, D. J. (2003) The ultrastructure and function of the silk-producing basitarsus in the Hilarini (Diptera : Ernpididae). Arthropod Structure & Development, 32 2-3: 157-165. doi:10.1016/s1467-8039(03)00006-9 61   18 Cited 16 times in Scopus16 0
McGraw, E. A., Merritt, D. J., Droller, J. N. and O'Neill, S. L. (2002) Wolbachia density and virulence attenuation after transfer into a novel host. Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America, 99 5: 2918-2923. doi:10.1073/pnas.052466499 81   136 Cited 140 times in Scopus140 0
McGraw, E. A., Merritt, D. J., Droller, J. N. and O'Neill, S. L. (2001) Wolbachia-mediated sperm modification is dependent on the host genotype in Drosophila. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Containing Papers of a Biological Character, 268 1485: 2565-2570. doi:10.1098/rspb.2001.1839 77   56 Cited 57 times in Scopus57 0