For a full list of publications, please see Elizabeth Crone’s google scholar.


  • Resurrecting historical observations to characterize species-specific nesting traits of bumblebees. G Pugesek, U Müller, NM Williams, EE Crone. The American Naturalist. – pre-print
  • A model of coffee berry borer population growth and susceptibility to control by birds. KR Muccio, EE Crone, JM Reed. Population Ecology.
  • Broadening applications of stochastic patch occupancy models over three decades. C Gutiérrez‐Arellano, EE Crone, N Pettorelli, JA Hodgson. Diversity and Distributions, e13822.
  • Using community science to map western monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) in spring. E Erickson, C Jason, H Machiorlete, L de la Espriella, EE Crone, Cheryl Shultz. Ecology and Evolution 13 (12), e10766.
  • First field-based estimates of bumblebee diapause survival rates showcase high survivorship in the wild. G Pugesek, JA Thuma, EE Crone. Journal of Insect Conservation 27 (4), 547-556.
  • A standard protocol to report discrete stage‐structured demographic information
    SJL Gascoigne, S Rolph, D Sankey, N Nidadavolu, AS Stell Pičman, …, EE Crone, …. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 14 (8), 2065-2083.
  • Ecological traits explain long‐term phenological trends in solitary bees. NN Dorian, MW McCarthy, EE Crone. Journal of Animal Ecology 92 (2), 285-296.
  • Estimating butterfly population trends from sparse monitoring data using Generalized Additive Models. CB Edwards, C Schultz, DG Sinclair, DA Marschalek, EE Crone. bioRxiv, 2023.12. 07.570644.


  • Movement of nest‐searching bumblebee queens reflects nesting habitat quality. G Pugesek, EE Crone. Ecological Entomology 47 (5), 719-727.
  • Host plant limitation of butterflies in highly fragmented landscapes. EE Crone, CB Schultz. Theoretical Ecology 15 (3), 165-175.
  • The contribution of plant spatial arrangement to bumble bee flower constancy. B Bruninga-Socolar, R Winfree, EE Crone. Oecologia 198 (2), 471-481.
  • Early resources lead to persistent benefits for bumble bee colony dynamics. RL Malfi, E Crone, M Rundlöf, NM Williams
    Ecology 103 (1), e03560