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 Water Predator Predators Fish Dna Diet Periphyton Detection Crayfish Odor Odors Cost Avoidance Behavior Experiment Behavioural Change Predator Avoidance Dispersal Behavior Detritus Methodology Dilution Infection

Most Recent Publications

Effects of the invasive aquatic snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum on ecosystem properties and services.

Alvero Alonso, Gonzalo Collado, Claudia Gerard, Edward Levri, Rodrigo Salvador, Pilar Castro-Diez, 2023, Hydrobiologia

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

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

Alternative Energy in Pennsylvania

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

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

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

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

Edward P. Levri, Nicholas Macelko, Bryce Brindle, James 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

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

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

Effects of the invasive aquatic snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum on ecosystem properties and services.

Alvero Alonso, Gonzalo Collado, Claudia Gerard, Edward Levri, Rodrigo Salvador, Pilar Castro-Diez, 2023, Hydrobiologia