Student authors in bold


61). Chou, H., Jima, D., Funk, D., Jackson, J. Sweeney. B. and Buchwalter, D. 2020. Transcriptomic and Life History Responses of the Mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer to chronic diel thermal challenge. Scientific Reports. 10 (1), 1-11.

60).Verberk, W., Buchwalter, D., and Kefford, B. 2020. Energetics as a lens to understanding aquatic insect’s responses to changing temperature, dissolved oxygen and salinity regimes. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 41: 46-53.

59). Ruiz-Sobrino, A., C. Martin-Bianco, T. Navarro, I. Almundi, D. Buchwalter, D. Funk, J.-L. Gattolliat. M.C. Lemos, F. Jimenez, and F. Casares. 2020.  Space colonization by branching trachea explains the morphospace of a simple respiratory organ. Journal of Developmental Biology.462(1): 50-59.  

58). Orr, S.E. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2020. It’s all about the fluxes: temperature influences ion transport and toxicity in aquatic insects. Aquat. Tox. 221: 105405.



Buchwalter, D.B., Resh, V.H., Lamberti, G.A. and Verberk, W. (2019). Aquatic Insect Respiration. In: An Introduction to the Aquatic Insects of North America. 5th Edition. Edited by: R.W. Merritt, K.W. Cummins and M.B. Berg. Kendall/Hunt. Dubuque, Iowa.

57). Macauley, S.J., D.B. Buchwalter and C.D. Matthaei. 2019. Water temperature interacts with the insecticide imidacloprid to alter acute lethal and sublethal toxicity to mayfly larvae. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research.



56). Buchwalter, D.B. S. Scheibener, H. Chou, D.J. Soucek, J. Elphick. 2018. Are sulfate effects in the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer driven by the cost of ion regulation? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

55). Chou, H., W. Pathmasiri, J. Deese-Spruill, S. Sumner, D. Jima, D. Funk, J. Jackson, B. Sweeney, and D. Buchwalter. 2018. The Good, the Bad and the Lethal: Gene Expression and Metabolomics Reveal Physiological Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Thermal Effects in Mayfly Larvae (Neocloeon triangulifer). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

54). Green, A.J. C. Hoyo, C.J. Mattingly, Y.Luo, J.-Y. Tzeng, S.K. Murphy, D.B. Buchwalter, A.Planchart. 2018. Cadmium exposure increases the risk of juvenile obesity: a human and zebrafish comparative study. International Journal of Obesity. 42:1285-1295.

53). Sweeney, B.W., D.H. Funk, J.K. Jackson, A.A. Camp, and D.B. Buchwalter.2018 Why a Mayfly Cloeon dipterum (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae) Gets Smaller as Temperatures Warm. Freshwater Science. 37: 64-81.


52). Lopez, A.R., D. Hesterberg, S. Costa Silva, D.B. Buchwalter.  2017. Periphyton and Abiotic Factors Influencing Arsenic Speciation in Aquatic Environments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

51). Chou, H., W. Pathmasiri, J. Deese-Spruill, S. Sumner, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Metabolomics reveal physiological changes in mayfly larvae (Neocloeon triangulifer) at ecological upper thermal limits. Journal of Insect Physiology. 101:107-112..

50). Scheibener, S.A., J.M. Conley, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Sulfate transport kinetics and toxicity are modulated by sodium in aquatic insects. Aquatic Toxicology. 190:62-69

49). Scheibener, S.A., N.A. Rivera, D. Hesterberg, O.W. Duckworth, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Periphyton uptake and trophic transfer of coal fly-ash derived trace elements. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36:2991-2996.

48). Kim, K.S., H. Chou, D.H. Funk, J.K. Jackson, B.W. Sweeney, and D.B. Buchwalter.  2017.  Physiological responses to short term thermal stress in mayfly larvae (Neocloeon triangulifer) in relation to upper thermal limits.  Journal of Experimental Biology. 220:2598-2605.

47). Peterson, E., D. Buchwalter, J. Kerby, M. LeFauve, C.Ramos, and J. Swaddle. 2017. Integrative behavioral eco-toxicology (IBET): Bringing together fields to establish new insight to behavioral ecology, toxicology, and conservation. Current Zoology. 63: 185-194.

46). Lopez, A.R., D.H. Funk and D.B. Buchwalter. 2017. Arsenic (V) bioconcentration kinetics in freshwater macroinvertebrates and periphyton is influenced by pH. Environmental Pollution. 224:82-88.

45a). Buchwalter, D.B., W.H. Clements, and S.N. Luoma. 2017. Reply to Warne et al: Modernizing water quality criteria. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

45). Buchwalter, D.B., W.H. Clements, and S.N. Luoma. 2017. Modernizing water quality criteria in the United States: A need to expand the definition of acceptable data. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36: 285-291.


44). Cañedo-Argüelles, M., C. Hawkins, B. Kefford, J. Olson, R. B. Schäfer, B. Dyack, S. Brucet, D. Buchwalter, J. Dunlop, O. Frör, J. Lazorchak, E. Coring, H. Rafael Fernandez, W. Goodfellow, A. L. González Achem, S. Hatfield-Dodds, B. Karimov, P. Mensah, C. Piscart, N. Prat, S. Ponsá, C-J. Schulz, and A. J. Timpano. 2016. Saving freshwater from salt. Science. 351: 914-916.

43). Camp, A.A. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2016. Can’t take the heat: Temperature-enhanced toxicity in the mayfly Isonychia bicolor exposed to the neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid. Aquatic Toxicology. 178: 49-57.

42). Lopez, A.R., D.R. Hesterberg, D.H. Funk, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2016. Bioaccumulation dynamics of arsenate at the base of aquatic food webs.  Environmental Science and Technology. 50: 6556-6564.

41). Kefford, B.J., D. Buchwalter, M. Cañedo-Argüelles, J. Davis, R. Duncan, A. Hoffmann, and R. Thompson. Salinized rivers: degraded systems or new habitats for salt-tolerant faunas? Biology Letters. 12:20151072.

40). Scheibener, S.A.,  V.S. Richardi and D.B. Buchwalter. 2016.  Comparative sodium transport patterns provide clues for understanding salinity and metal responses in aquatic insects. Aquatic Toxicology 171: 20-29.


39). Poteat, M.D., L.M. Jacobus and D.B. Buchwalter. (accepted). The importance of retaining a phylogenetic perspective in traits-based community analyses. Freshwater Biology


38). Camp. A.A., D.H. Funk and D.B. Buchwalter.2014. A stressful shortness of breath: molting disrupts breathing in the layfly Cloeon dipterum. Freshwater Science. 33:695-699.

37). Struewing, K.A., J.M. Lazorchak, P.C. Weaver, B.R. Johnson, D.H. Funk, and D.B. Buchwalter. In press. Part 2: Sensitivity comparisons of the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer to Ceriodaphnia and Daphnia magna using standard reference toxicants; NaCl, KCL and CuSO4. Chemosphere.

36). Weaver, P.C., J.M. Lazorchak, K.A. Struewing, S.J. DeCelles, D.H. Funk, D.B. Buchwalter and B.R. Johnson. In press. Part 1: Laboratory culture of Centroptilum triangulifer (Ephemeroptera: Beatidae) using a defined diet of three diatoms. Chemosphere.

35). Poteat, M.D. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2014. Phylogeny and size differentially influence dissolved Cd and Zn bioaccumulation parameters among closely related aquatic insects. Environmental Science and Technology. 48:5274-5281.

34). Conley, J.M., A.T.D. Watson, and D.B. Buchwalter. 2014. Assimilation efficiency, tissue specific distribution, efflux rate, and maternal transfer of selenium in Japanese Medaka fish fed a diet of Se-enriched Centroptilum triangulifer mayflies. Environmental Science and Technology. 47:7965-7973.

33). Keller, R.A., L. Xie, D.B. Buchwalter, K.E. Franzreb, and T.R. Simons. 2014. Mercury bioaccumulation in southern Appalachian avifauna.  Ecotoxicology. 23:304-316.

32). Poteat, M.D. and D.B. Buchwalter. Calcium uptake in aquatic insects: Influences of phylogeny and metals (Cd and Zn). Journal of Experimental Biology. 217:1180-1186.


31). Poteat, M.D. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2013. Four reasons why traditional metal toxicity testing with aquatic insects is irrelevant. Environmental Science and Technology. 48:887-888.

30). Kunz, J.L., J.M. Conley, D.B. Buchwalter, T.J. Norberg-King, N.E.Kemble, N. Wang and C.G. Ingersoll. 2013. Use of reconstituted waters to evaluate effects of elevated major ions associated with mountaintop coal mining on freshwater invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 32: 2826-2835.

29). Poteat, M.D., T. Garland, Jr., N.S. Fisher, W.-X. Wang and D.B. Buchwalter. 2013.  Evolutionary patterns in trace metal (Cd, Zn) efflux capacity in aquatic organisms. Environmental Science and Technology. 47:7989-7995.

28). Conley, J.M., D.H. Funk, D. Hesterberg, L.-C. Hsu, J. Kan, Y.-T. Liu, and D.B. Buchwalter 2013. Bioconcentration and biotransformation of selenite versus selenate exposed periphyton and subsequent toxicity to the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer.  Environmental Science and Technology. 47:7965-7973.

27). Diaz-Jaramillo, M., A. Matrins da Rocha, G. Chiang, D. Buchwalter, J. Monserrat and R. Barra. 2013. Biochemical and behavioral responses in the estuarine polychaete Perinereis gualpensis (Nereididae) after in situ exposure to polluted sediments. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 89:182-188.


26). Kim, K.S., D.H. Funk and D.B. Buchwalter. 2012. Dietary (periphyton) and aqueous Zn bioaccumulation dynamics in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer. Ecotoxicology. 21:2288 – 2296.

25). Poteat, M.D., M. Diaz and D.B. Buchwalter. 2012. Divalent metal (Ca, Cd, Mn, Zn) uptake and interactions in the aquatic insect Hydropsyche sparna. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 1575-1583.

24). Shuford, C.M., M.D. Poteat, D.B. Buchwalter and D.C. Muddiman. 2012. Absolute Quantification of Glutathione and Cysteine in Aquatic Insects using Isotope Dilution and Selected Reaction Monitoring. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 402:357-366.


23). Xie, L. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2011. Cadmium exposure route affects antioxidant responses in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer. Aquatic Toxicology. 105:199-205.

22). Conley, J.M., D.H. Funk, N.J. Cariello and D.B. Buchwalter. 2011. Food rationing affects dietary selenium bioaccumulation and life cycle performance in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer. Ecotoxicology. 20:1840-1851.

21). Rubach, M., R. Ashauer, D. Buchwalter, M. de Lange, M. Hamer, T. Preuss, K. Topke, and S. Maund.  2011. A Framework for Trait-based Assessment in Ecotoxicology. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 7:172-186.

20). Kurochkin I.O., M. Etzkorn, D.B.Buchwalter, L. Leamy and I.M. Sokolova. 2011. Top-down control analysis of the cadmium effects on molluskan mitochondria and the role of oxidative stress in cadmium-induced mitochondrial dysfunction. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 300:R-21-R31.


19). Sackett, D.K., D.D. Aday, J.A. Rice, W.G. Cope and D.B. Buchwalter. 2010. Assessing mercury exposure and accumulation in freshwater fish: importance of selenium and point-source proximity to ecological and human health. Ecotoxicology 19:1601-1611.

18). Dittman, E.K. and D.B. Buchwalter. 2010. The many facets of manganese: Surface Mn-oxide coatings, molting loss, and Mn(II) thiol scavenging in aquatic insects. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:9182-9188.

17). Xie, L. D.H. Funk and D.B. Buchwalter. 2010. Trophic transfer of Cd from natural periphyton biofilms to the grazing mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer in a life cycle test. Environmental Pollution.  158:272-277.


16). Conley, J.M., D.H. Funk and D.B. Buchwalter. 2009. Selenium bioaccumulation and maternal transfer in the mayfly Centroptilum triangulifer in a life-cycle, periphyton-biofilm trophic assay. Environ. Sci. Technol.  43:7952–7957.

15). Xie, L., J.L. Flippin, N. Deighton, D.H. Funk, D.A. Dickey and D.B. Buchwalter. 2009. Mercury (II) bioaccumulation and antioxidant physiology in four aquatic insects. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43:934-940.


14). Buchwalter, D.B., S.N. Luoma. C.A. Martin, D.J. Cain, L., Xie, L. and Garland, Jr. T. 2008.  Aquatic insect ecophysiological traits reveal phylogenetically based differences in dissolved cadmium susceptibility. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 105:8321-8326.

13). Cope, W.G., R.B. Bringolf, D.B. Buchwalter, T.J. Newton, C.G. Ingersoll, N. Wang,  T. Augspurger, F.J. Dwyer, M.C. Barnhardt, R.J. Neves, and E. Hammer. 2008. Differential exposure, duration, and sensitivity of Unionoidean bivalve life stages to environmental contaminants. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 27:451-462.

12). Xie, L,D. Lambert, C.A. Martin,D.J. Cain, S.N. Luoma and D.B. Buchwalter. 2008. Cadmium biodynamics in the oligochaete Lumbriculus variegatus and its implications for trophic transfer. Aquat. Tox. 86:265-271.


11).Martin, C.A., D.J. Cain, S.N. Luoma and D.B. Buchwalter.2007.Cadmium ecophysiology in seven stonefly (Plecoptera) species: Delineating sources and estimating susceptibility. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 7171-7177.

10). Buchwalter, D.B., D.J. Cain, W.H. Clements and S.N. Luoma.2007.Using biodynamic models to reconcile differences between laboratory toxicity tests and field biomonitoring with aquatic insects. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 4821-4828.  Correction in: Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:3117.

9). Cain, D.J., D.B. Buchwalter, and S.N. Luoma.2006.The influence of exposure history on the bioaccumulation and subcellular distribution of aqueous cadmium in the insectHydropsyche californica.Environ. Toxicol.  Chem. 25: 1042-1049.

8). Buchwalter, D.B. and S.N. Luoma.  2005. Differences in dissolved cadmium and zinc uptake among species of stream insects: Mechanistic explanations. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 498-504.


7).Buchwalter, D.B., J.F. Sandahl,J.J. Jenkins, and L.R. Curtis. 2004. Roles of uptake, biotransformation, and target site sensitivity in determining the differential toxicity of chlorpyrifos to 2nd– 4th instar Chironomus riparius. Aquat. Tox. 66: 149-157.

 6).Buchwalter, D.B.,J.J. Jenkins, and L.R. Curtis. 2003. Temperature influences on water permeability and chlorpyrifos uptake in aquatic insects with differing respiratory strategies. Environ. Toxicol.  Chem.  22: 2806-2812.

 5).Buchwalter, D.B.,J.J. Jenkins, and L.R. Curtis. 2002. Respiratory strategy is a major determinant of [3H]-H2O and [14C]-chlorpyrifos accumulation in aquatic insects. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 59: 1315-1322.


4). Fort D.J., Stover E.L., Bantle J.A., Rayburn J.R., Hull M.A., Finch R.A., Burton D.T., Turley S.D., Dawson D.A., Linder G., Buchwalter D., Dumont J.N., Kumsher-King M., Gaudet-Hull A.M. 1998.Phase III interlaboratory study of FETAX, Part 2: Interlaboratory validation of an exogenous metabolic activation system for frog embryo teratogenesis assay–Xenopus (FETAX). Drug Chem. Toxicol. 21:1-14.

 3).Buchwalter, D.B.,G. Linder, and L.R. Curtis. 1996. Modulation of cupric ion activity by pH and fulvic acid as determinants of toxicity in Xenopus laevis embryos and larvae. Environ. Toxicol.  Chem., 15: 568-573.

 2). Bantle, J.A., D.T. Burton, D.A. Dawson, J.N. Dumont, R.A. Finch, D.J. Fort, G. Linder, J.R. Rayburn, D.B. Buchwalter, M.A. Maurice, and S.D. Turley. 1994. Initial Interlaboratory Validation Study of FETAX: Phase I Testing. J. App. Tox. 14: 213-223.

1). Bantle, J.A., D.T. Burton, D.A. Dawson, J.N. Dumont, R.A. Finch, D.J. Fort, G. Linder, D.B. Buchwalter, J.R. Rayburn, and S.D. Turley. 1994. FETAX Interlaboratory Validation Study: Phase II testing. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 13: 1629-1637.