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Franklin H. Barnwell

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Franklin H. Barnwell
Emeritus faculty


Graduate Faculty Memberships

Conservation Biology; Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.


Research Interests

Invertebrate behavior; circadian rhythms; adaptations of intertidal shore crabs.


Selected Publications


Harris, S.E., D.M. Woodward, J.L. Fontaine, and F.H. Barnwell. 1998. Visual and acoustic signaling in the musical fiddler crab (Uca musica) from western Mexico. Amer. Zool. 38 (in press).Barnwell, F.H., and C.L. Thurman. 1984. Taxonomy and biogeography of the fiddler crabs (Ocypodidae: Genus Uca) of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of eastern North America. Zool. J. Linnean. Soc., London. 81:23-87.

Neiman, M., and F.H. Barnwell. 1997. Morphometric differences in small claws of the deposit-feeding fiddler crabs (Uca spp.) Amer. Zool. 37:47A.

Barnwell, F.H., and J. Martini. 1993. Daily and tidal rhythms of locomotor activity in the Andalusian fiddler crab Uca tangeri. Amer. Zool. 33(4).

Barnwell, F.H., and C. Sullivan. 1991. Buccal chamber morphometry and feeding habits in ghost crabs (genus Ocypode). Amer. Zool. 31(5):90A.

Barnwell, F.H., and J.H. Stillman. 1990. Differences in daily and tidal rhythms in populations of the fiddler crabs Uca princeps and U. monilifera. Amer. Zool. 30(4):138A.


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1965
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