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 Predators Fish Predator Diet Periphyton Genotype Salinity Lake Water Plasticity Detection Clones Dispersal Behavior New Zealand Experiments Phenotypic Plasticity Detritus Introduced Species Clone Invasive Species Crayfish

Most Recent Papers

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

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

A student-based investigation to assess the impacts of chemical deicers on the water quality of a headwater stream in central Pennsylvania

Lisa Emili, Dan Morrison, Celeste Huss, Carolyn Mahan, Edward Levri, 2013, Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science on p. 145-154

The invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) grows faster when consuming periphyton compared to detritus.

Rachel Bilka, Edward Levri, 2013, Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science on p. 125-128

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

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

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

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

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) not detected in wester Lakes Huron and St. Clair

Edward Levri, Carol Opiela, Rachel Bilka, 2013, Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science on p. 10-15

Alternative Energy in Pennsylvania

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