Edward Levri

Associate Professor of Biology

Research Summary

Research interests lie in the evolutionary ecology of parasitism and disease, invasion ecology, and predator-prey interactions.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Snails Potamopyrgus Antipodarum Snail Mud Predator Fish Water Predators Diet Periphyton Genotype Avoidance Behavior Crayfish Predator Avoidance Salinity Lake Odor Plasticity Odors Detection Experiment Behavioural Change Experiments Dispersal Behavior Indigenous Species

Most Recent Papers

No evidence for a dilution effect of the nonnative snail, Potamopyrgus antipodarum, on native snails

Michele D. Larson, Edward P. Levri, Snehalata V. Huzurbazar, Daniel J. Greenwood, Kara L. Wise, Amy C. Krist, 2020, PLoS One

The cost of predator avoidance behaviors in an invasive freshwater snail

Edward P. Levri, Colin Berkheimer, Kellie Wilson, Jingyi Xu, Tessa Woods, Sheila Hutchinson, Kevin Yoder, Xiaoqing Zhang, Xiaosong Li, 2020, Freshwater Science on p. 476-484

The invasive New Zealand mud snail potamopyrgus antipodarum (J.E. Gray, 1843) in central Pennsylvania

Edward P. Levri, Nicholas Macelko, Bryce Brindle, James E. Levri, Timothy J. Dolney, Xiaosong Li, 2020, BioInvasions Records on p. 109-119

Status of wind in Pennsylvania Part II: Social and Environmental Impacts

Michael Barton, Edward Levri, 2019, Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science on p. 177-186

Alternative Energy in Pennsylvania

Edward Levri, 2019, Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science on p. 162-166

Predator detection and a possible dispersal behavior of the invasive New Zealand mud snail, Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843)

Edward P. Levri, Rebecca Luft, Xiaosong Li, 2019, Aquatic Invasions on p. 417-432

A Periphyton-Based Diet Results in an Increased Growth Rate Compared to a Detritus-Based Diet in the Invasive New Zealand Mud Snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum).

Edward P. Levri, Sarah Landis, Brittany J. Smith, 2017, American Malacological Bulletin on p. 65-69

Variation in predator-induced behavioral changes in introduced and native populations of the invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus Antipodarum gray, 1843)

Edward P. Levri, Sarah Landis, Brittany Smith, Elissa Colledge, Elizabeth Metz, Xiaosong Li, 2017, Aquatic Invasions on p. 499-508

Behavior in invasive New Zealand mud snails (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)is related to source population

Edward Levri, T. Clark, 2015, BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS on p. 497-506

Phenotypic plasticity of the introduced New Zealand mud snail, Potamopyrgus antipodarum, compared to sympatric native snails

Edward P. Levri, Amy C. Krist, Rachel Bilka, Mark F. Dybdahl, 2014, PLoS One on p. e93985

Most-Cited Papers

Invasive genotypes are opportunistic specialists not general purpose genotypes

Devin M. Drown, Edward P. Levri, Mark F. Dybdahl, 2011, Evolutionary Applications on p. 132-143

Phenotypic plasticity of the introduced New Zealand mud snail, Potamopyrgus antipodarum, compared to sympatric native snails

Edward P. Levri, Amy C. Krist, Rachel Bilka, Mark F. Dybdahl, 2014, PLoS One on p. e93985

Behavior in invasive New Zealand mud snails (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) is related to source population

Edward P. Levri, T. J. Clark, 2014, Biological Invasions on p. 497-506

Variation in predator-induced behavioral changes in introduced and native populations of the invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus Antipodarum gray, 1843)

Edward P. Levri, Sarah Landis, Brittany Smith, Elissa Colledge, Elizabeth Metz, Xiaosong Li, 2017, Aquatic Invasions on p. 499-508

The distribution of the invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) in streams in the Lake Ontario and Lake Erie watersheds

Edward P. Levri, Elissa D. Colledge, Rachel H. Bilka, Brittany J. Smith, 2012, BioInvasions Records on p. 215-219

Interpopulation variation in predator avoidance behavior of a freshwater snail to the same predator

Edward P. Levri, Andrea N. Dubensky, Ashley S. Mears, Carol A. Opiela, 2012, Canadian Journal of Zoology on p. 616-623

Predator detection and a possible dispersal behavior of the invasive New Zealand mud snail, Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843)

Edward P. Levri, Rebecca Luft, Xiaosong Li, 2019, Aquatic Invasions on p. 417-432

A Periphyton-Based Diet Results in an Increased Growth Rate Compared to a Detritus-Based Diet in the Invasive New Zealand Mud Snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum).

Edward P. Levri, Sarah Landis, Brittany J. Smith, 2017, American Malacological Bulletin on p. 65-69

The invasive New Zealand mud snail potamopyrgus antipodarum (J.E. Gray, 1843) in central Pennsylvania

Edward P. Levri, Nicholas Macelko, Bryce Brindle, James E. Levri, Timothy J. Dolney, Xiaosong Li, 2020, BioInvasions Records on p. 109-119

The cost of predator avoidance behaviors in an invasive freshwater snail

Edward P. Levri, Colin Berkheimer, Kellie Wilson, Jingyi Xu, Tessa Woods, Sheila Hutchinson, Kevin Yoder, Xiaoqing Zhang, Xiaosong Li, 2020, Freshwater Science on p. 476-484