UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Robert Ray Jackson

Biological Sciences


Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 95180

Fields of Research

  • Animal behaviour and communication
  • Spider evolution and biology

Researcher Summary

Research interests include animal cognition (perception, search images, selective attention, problem solving, decision making), communication systems, conditional predatory strategies, predator-prey co-evolution and aggressive mimicry.

Subject Area: Disciplines

  • Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour: Behaviour

Affiliations

Prizes and Awards

  • Fellow (FRSNZ) ( 1997 - 2002)
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Royal Society ( 1997 - 2002)
  • Fellow of the New Zealand Royal Society ( 2000 - 2017)
  • Visiting fellow: International Centre for Insect Physiology & Ecology (Kenya), 1998-2003; International Rice Research Institute (the Philipp ( 1997 - 2002)

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

  • Carvell GE., Jackson RR. and Cross FR. (2017) Ontogenetic shift in plant-related cognitive specialization by a mosquito-eating predator. European Journal of Pharmacology 138: 105-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2017.02.022. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2016) The execution of planned detours by spider-eating predators. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 105(1): 194-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jeab.189. (Journal Articles)
  • Carvell GE., Kuja JO. and Jackson RR. (2015) Rapid nectar-meal effects on a predator's capacity to kill mosquitoes. Royal Society Open Science 2 140426: 11pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140426. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2015) Solving a novel confinement problem by spartaeine salticids that are predisposed to solve problems in the context of predation. Animal Cognition 18(2): 509-515. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10071-014-0819-z. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Cross FR. (2015) Mosquito-terminator spiders and the meaning of predatory specialization. Journal of Arachnology 43(2): 123-142. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2014) Cross-modality effects of prey odour during the intraspecific interactions of a mosquito-specialist predator. Ethology 120: 598-606. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eth.12232. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Li D., Woon JRW., Hashim R. and Cross FR. (2014) Intricate predatory decisions by a mosquito-specialist spider from Malaysia. Royal Society Open Science 1: 140131. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.140131. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2014) Timid spider uses odor and visual cues to actively select protected nesting sites near ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68(5): 773-780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00265-014-1690-2. (Journal Articles)
  • Cerveira AM. and Jackson RR. (2013) Love is in the air and on the ground: olfactory and tactile cues elicit visual courtship behavior by Cyrba males (Araneae: Salticidae). The Journal of Arachnology 41(3): 374-380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/Hi12-42.1. (Journal Articles)
  • Cerveira AM. and Jackson RR. (2013) Love is in the air: olfaction-based mate-odour identification by jumping spiders from the genus Cyrba. Journal of Ethology 31(1): 29-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-012-0345-x. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2013) The functioning of species-specific olfactory pheromones in the biology of a mosquito-eating jumping spider from East Africa. Journal of Insect Behavior 26: 131-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10905-012-9338-4. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP., Li D. and Jackson RR. (2012) How jumping spiders see the world. In Lazareva O; Shimizu T; Wasserman EA (Ed.), How animals see the world: Comparative behavior, biology, and evolution of vision: 133-163. New York: Oxford University Press. (Chapters)
  • Jackson RR. and Nelson XJ. (2012) Evarcha culicivora chooses blood-fed Anopheles mosquitoes but other East African jumping spiders do not. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 26(2): 233-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2011.00986.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Nelson XJ. (2012) Specialized exploitation of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) by spiders (Araneae). Myrmecological news / Osterreichische Gesellschaft fur Entomofaunistik 17: 33-49. (Journal Articles)
  • Kuja JO., Jackson RR., Sune GO., Karanja RNH., Lagat ZO. and Carvell GE. (2012) Nectar meals of a mosquito-specialist spider. Psyche 2012 898721: 7pp. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/898721. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2012) Fine tuning of vision-based prey-choice decisions by a predator that targets malaria vectors. Journal of Arachnology 40(1): 23-33. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2012) The discerning predator: Decision rules underlying prey classification by a mosquito eating jumping spider. Journal of Experimental Biology 215(13): 2255-2261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.069609. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2012) The role of numerical competence in a specialized predatory strategy of an araneophagic spider. Animal Cognition 15(4): 699-710. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10071-012-0498-6. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ., Pratt AJ., Cheseto X., Torto B. and Jackson RR. (2012) Mediation of a plant-spider association by specific volatile compounds. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38(9): 1081-1092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10886-012-0175-x. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ., Warui CM. and Jackson RR. (2012) Widespread reliance on olfactory sex and species identification by lyssomanine and spartaeine jumping spiders. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107(3): 664-677. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01965.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Canavesi C., Long S., Fantone D., Jakob E., Jackson RR., Harland D. and Rolland JP. (2011) Design of a retinal tracking system for jumping spiders. In Proceedings of SPIE 8129 http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.896353. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Cerveira AM. and Jackson RR. (2011) Interpopulation variation in kairomone use by Cyrba algerina, an araneophagic jumping spider from Portugal. Journal of Ethology 29(1): 121-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-010-0233-1. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2011) Effects of prey-spider odour on intraspecific interactions of araneophagic jumping spiders. Journal of Ethology 29(2): 321-327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-010-0261-x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Cross FR. (2011) Olfaction-based mate-odor identification by jumping spiders from the genus Portia. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 439-443. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/Ha11-32.1. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Nelson XJ. (2011) Reliance on trial and error signal derivation by Portia africana, an araneophagic jumping spider from East Africa. Journal of Ethology 29(2): 301-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-010-0258-5. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2011) Evidence that olfaction-based affinity for particular plant species is a special characteristic of Evarcha culicivora, a mosquito-specialist jumping spider. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 378-383. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/Hi11-35.1. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2011) Flexibility in the foraging strategies of spiders. In Herberstein ME (Ed.), Spider Behaviour: flexibility and versatility: 31-56. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Chapters)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2011) Flexible use of anti-predator defences. In Herberstein ME (Ed.), Spider Behaviour: Flexibility and Versatility: 99-126. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Chapters)
  • Soley FG., Jackson RR. and Taylor PW. (2011) Biology of Stenolemus giraffa (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), a web invading, araneophagic assassin bug from Australia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 38(4): 297-316. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2011.604092. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2010) Olfactory search-image use by a mosquito-eating predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 3173-3178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.0596. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Salm K. and Nelson XJ. (2010) Specialized predatory behaviour of two East African assassin bugs. Journal of Insect Science 10: 82. http://www.insectscience.org/10.82/. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Salm K. and Nelson XJ. (2010) Specialized prey selection behavior of two east african assassin bugs, Scipinnia repax and Nagusta sp. that prey on social jumping spiders. Journal of Insect Science 10 82 http://dx.doi.org/10.1673/031.010.8201. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2009) Cross-modality priming of visual and olfactory selective attention by a spider that feeds indirectly on vertebrate blood. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 1869-1875. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.028126. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2009) How cross-modality effects during intraspecific interactions of jumping spiders differ depending on whether a female-choice or mututal-choice mating system is adopted. Behavioural Processes 80(2): 162-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2008.11.001. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2009) Mate-odour identification by both sexes of Evarcha culicivora, an East African jumping spider. Behavioural Processes 81(1): 74-79. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2009.02.002. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2009) Odour-mediated response to plants by Evarcha culicivora, a blood-feeding jumping spider from East Africa. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 36(2): 75-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014220909510142. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR., Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (2009) How blood-derived odor influences mate-choice decisions by a mosquito-eating predator. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 106(46): 19416-19419. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0904125106. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Harland DP. (2009) Erratum: One small leap for the jumping spider but a giant step for vision science (Journal of Experimental Biology 212 (2129-2132)). Journal of Experimental Biology 212(16): 2720. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb035899. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Harland DP. (2009) One small leap for the jumping spider but a giant step for vision science. Journal of Experimental Biology 212(14): 2129-2132. http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.022830. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2009) The influence of ants on the mating strategy of a myrmecophilic jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 43(11-12): 713-735. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930802610469. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR., Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (2008) Complex display behaviour of Evarcha culicivora, an East African mosquito-eating jumping spider. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 35(2): 151-187. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014220809510112. (Journal Articles)
  • Huseynov EF., Jackson RR. and Cross FR. (2008) The meaning of predatory specialization as illustrated by Aelurillus m-nigrum, an ant-eating jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Azerbaijan. Behavioural Processes 77(3): 389-399. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2007.11.006. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Nelson XJ. and Salm K. (2008) The natural history of Myrmarachne melanotarsa, a social ant-mimicking jumping spider. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 35(3): 225-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014220809510118. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Pollard SD. and Salm K. (2008) Observations of Portia africana, an araneophagic jumping spider, living together and sharing prey. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 35(3): 237-242. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Salm K. and Pollard SD. (2008) Snatching prey from the mandibles of ants, a feeding tactic adopted by East African jumping spiders. The Journal of Arachnology 36(3): 609-611. http://dx.doi.org/10.1636/ST07-55.1. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2008) Anti-predator crèches and aggregations of ant-mimicking jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94(3): 475-481. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01006.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR., Jackson RR., Pollard SD. and Walker MW. (2007) Cross-modality effects during male-male interactions of jumping spiders. Behavioural Processes 75(3): 290-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2007.03.004. (Journal Articles)
  • Manda H., Gouagna LC., Foster WA., Jackson RR., Beier JC., Githure JI. and Hassanali A. (2007) Effect of discriminative plant-sugar feeding on the survival and fecundity of Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal 6(1): 113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-6-113. (Journal Articles)
  • Manda H., Gouagna LC., Nyandat E., Kabiru EW., Jackson RR., Foster WA., Githure JI., Beier JC. and Hassanali A. (2007) Discriminative feeding behaviour of Anopheles gambiae s.s. on endemic plants in western Kenya. Medical & Veterinary Entomology 21(1): 103-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2007.00672.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2007) Complex display behaviour during the intraspecific interactions of myrmecomorphic jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Natural History 41(25-28): 1659-1678. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222930701450504. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2007) Vision-based ability of an ant-mimicking jumping spider to discriminate between models, conspecific individuals and prey. Insectes Sociaux 54(1): 1-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00040-006-0901-x. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (2007) The Vampire Slayers of Lake Victoria. Natural History 116: 34-37. (Journal Articles)
  • Su KF., Meier R., Jackson RR., Harland DP. and Li D. (2007) Convergent evolution of eye ultrastructure and divergent evolution of vision-mediated predatory behaviour in jumping spiders. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20(4): 1478-1489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01335.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2006) From eight-legged automatons to thinking spiders. In Fujita K; Itakura S (Ed.), Diversity of Cognition: Evolution, Development, Domestication and Pathology: 188-215. Kyoto: Kyoto University Press. (Chapters)
  • Cross FR., Jackson RR., Pollard SD. and Walker MW. (2006) Influence of optical cues from conspecific females on escalation decisions during male-male interactions of jumping spiders. Behavioral Processes 73(2): 136-141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2006.04.007. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2006) A knife in the back: use of prey-specific attack tactics by araneophagic jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Zoology 269(3): 285-290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00112.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Cross FR. and Carter CM. (2006) Geographic variation in a spider's ability to solve a confinement problem by trial and error. International Journal of Comparative Psychology 19(3): 282-296. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Walker MW., Pollard SD. and Cross FR. (2006) Influence of seeing a female on male-male interactions of a jumping spider, Hypoblemum albovittatum. Journal of Ethology 24(3): 231-238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-005-0185-z. (Journal Articles)
  • Moss R., Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (2006) Hiding in the grass: background matching conceals moths (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from detection by spider eyes (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 33: 207-214. (Journal Articles)
  • Moss R., Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (2006) Mask of wax: secretions of wax conceal aphids from detection by spider's eyes. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 33: 215-220. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2006) Compound mimicry and trading predators by the males of sexually dimorphic Batesian mimics. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 273(1584): 367-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2005.3340. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ., Jackson RR., Li D., Barrion AT. and Edwards GB. (2006) Innate aversion to ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and ant mimics: experimental findings from mantises (Mantodea). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88(1): 23-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2006.00598.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Cerveira AM. and Jackson RR. (2005) Specialised predation by Palpimanus sp. on jumping spiders. Journal of East African Natural History 94: 303-317. (Journal Articles)
  • Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2005) Spider heuristics. Behavioral Processes 69: 125-127. (Journal Articles)
  • Huseynov EF., Cross FR. and Jackson RR. (2005) Natural diet and prey-choice behaviour of Aelurillus muganicus (Araneae:Salticidae), a myrmecophagic jumping spider from Azerbaijan. Journal of Zoology London 267: 159-165. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Nelson XJ. and Sune GO. (2005) A spider that feeds indirectly on vertebrate blood by choosing female mosquitoes as prey. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (USA) 102: 15155-15160. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D. and Jackson RR. (2005) Influence of diet-related chemical cues from predators on the hatching decisions of egg-carrying spiders. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 333-342. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ. and Jackson RR. (2005) Living with the enemy, jumping spiders that mimic weaver ants. Journal of Arachnology 33: 813-819. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ., Jackson RR. and Sune GO. (2005) Use of Anopheles-specific prey-capture behaviour by the small juveniles of Evarcha culicivora, a mosquito-eating jumping spider. Journal of Arachnology 33: 541-548. (Journal Articles)
  • Guseinov EF., Cerveira AM. and Jackson RR. (2004) The predatory strategy, natural diet and life cycle of Cyrba algerina, an araneophagic jumping spider (Salticidae: Spartaeinae) from Azerbaijan. New Zealand Journal of Zoology (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2004) Portia perceptions: the Umwelt of an araneophagic jumping spider. In Prete FR (Ed.), Complex Worlds From Simpler Nervous Systems: 5-40. Cambridge: MIT Press. (Chapters)
  • Jackson RR. and Barrion AT. (2004) Heteropteran predation on terrestrial gastropods. In Barker GM (Ed.), Natural enemies of terrestrial molluscs: 483-496. Wallingford: CAB International. (Chapters)
  • Jackson RR. and Li D. (2004) One-encounter search-image formation by araneophagic spiders. Animal Cognition 7: 254-274. (Journal Articles)
  • Nelson XJ., Jackson RR., Edwards GB. and Barrion AT. (2004) Predation by ants on jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Philippines. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 31: 45-56. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (2004) Gastropod predation in spiders (Araneae). In Barker GM (Ed.), Natural enemies of terrestrial molluscs: 497-503. Wallingford: CAB International. (Chapters)
  • Cerveira AM. and Kackson RR. (2003) Stalking decisions of web-invading araneophagic jumping spiders from Australia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Kenya, Portugal, and Sri Lanka: the opportunistic smokescreen tactics of Brettus, Cocalus, Cyrba, and Portia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 30: 21-30. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D. and Jackson RR. (2003) A predator's preference for egg-carrying prey: a novel cost of parental care. Behavioural Ecology Sociobiology 55(2): 129-136. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D. and Jackson RR. (2003) Influence of background and prey orientation on an ambushing predator's decisions. Behaviour 140(6): 739-764. (Journal Articles)
  • Taylor PW. and Jackson RR. (2003) Interacting effects of size and prior injury in jumping spider conflicts. Animal Behaviour 65: 787-794. (Journal Articles)
  • Wesolowska W. and Jackson RR. (2003) Evarcha culicivora sp. nov., a mosquito-eating jumping spider from East Africa (Araneae: Salticidae). Annales Zoologici 53(2): 335-338. (Journal Articles)
  • Cerveira A. and Jackson RR. (2002) Prey, predatory behaviour and anti-predator defences of Hygropoda dolomedes and Dendrolycosa sp. (Araneae, Pisauridae), web-building pisaurid spiders from Australia and Sri Lanka. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 29: 119-133. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2002) Influence of cues from anterior medial eyes of virtual prey on Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic jumping spider. Journal of Experimental Biology 205: 1861-1868. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (2002) Trial-and-error derivation of aggressive mimicry signals by Bretus and Cryba, jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Israel, Kenya and Sri Lanka. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 29: 95-117. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Barrion AT. (2002) Foraging behavior, distribution and predators of Dindymus pulcher Stal (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae), a snail-eating bug from the Philippines. Philippine Agriculturist 16(1): 53-67. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Clark RJ. and Harland DP. (2002) Behavioural and cognitive influences of kairomones on an araneophagic spider. Behaviour 139: 749-775. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Pollard SD. and Cerveira CM. (2002) Opportunisitc use of cognitive smokescreens by araneophagic jumping spiders. Animal Cognition 5: 147-157. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Pollard SD., Li D. and Fijn N. (2002) Interpopulation variation in the risk-related decisions of Portia labiata, an araneophagic jumping spider “Araneae, Salticidae”, during predatory sequences with spitting spiders. Animal Cognition 5(4): 215-223. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10071-002-0150-y. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (2002) Men in black. Asian Geographic 15: 48-59. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (2002) Tusks, horns and hairy penises. Nature Australia 27(5): 44-53. (Journal Articles)
  • Wilcox S. and Jackson RR. (2002) Jumping spider tricksters: deceit, predation, and cognition. In Bekoff M; Allen C; Burghardt GM (Ed.), The Cognitive Animal (4th ed.): 27-33. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press. (Chapters)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2001) Prey classification by Portia fimbriata, a salticid spider that specializes at preying on other salticids: species that elicit cryptic stalking. Journal of Zoology, London 255: 445-460. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Carter CM. (2001) Geographic variation in reliance on trial-and-error signal derivation by Portia labiata, an araneophagic jumping spider from the Philippines. Journal of Insect Behavior 14(6): 799-827. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1013041501584. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Carter CM. (2001) Interpopulation variation in use of trial-and-error derivation of aggressive-mimicry signals by Portia labiata from the Philippines. Journal of Insect Behavior 14(6): 799-827. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Li D. (2001) Prey-capture techniques and prey preferences of Zenodorus durvillei, Z. metallescens and Z. orbiclata, tropical ant-eating jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Australia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 28: 299-341. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (2001) How to stalk a spitting spider. Natural History 110: 16-18. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Carter CM. and Tarsitano MS. (2001) Trial-and-error solving of a confinement problem by a jumping spider, Portia fimbriata. Behaviour 138: 1215-1234. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Nelson X., Pollard SD., Edwards GB. and Barrion AT. (2001) Jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) that feed on nectar. Journal of Zoology, London 255: 25-29. (Journal Articles)
  • Barrion AT. and Jackson RR. (2000) Prey and life cycle of Dindymus pulcher (Stal), a snail-eating pyrrhocorid bug from the Philippines. Philippine Agriculturist 83(3): 292-304. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ. and Jackson RR. (2000) Web use during predatory encounters between Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic jumping spider, and its preferred prey, other jumping spiders. N.Z. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 27: 129-136. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ., Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2000) Speculative hunting by an araneophagic salticid spider. Behaviour 137: 1601-1612. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ., Jackson RR. and Cutler B. (2000) Chemical cues from ants influence predatory behavior in Habrocestum pulex (Hentz), an ant-eating jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Arachnology 28: 299-341. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2000) Cues by which Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic jumping spider, distinguishes jumping-spider prey from other prey. Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 3485-3494. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP. and Jackson RR. (2000) Eight-legged cats' and how they see - a review of recent research on jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Cimbebasia 16: 231-240. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (2000) Prey preferences and visual discrimination ability of Brettus, Cocalus and Cyrba, araneophagic jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Australia, Kenya and Sri Lanka. N.Z. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 27: 29-39. (Journal Articles)
  • Tarsitano M., Jackson RR. and Kirchner W. (2000) Signals and signal choices made by araneophagic jumping spiders while hunting the orb-weaving spiders Zygiella x-notata and Zosis geniculatus. Ethology 106: 595-615. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ., Jackson RR. and Waas JR. (1999) Draglines and assessment of fighting ability in cannibalistic jumping spiders. Journal of Insect Behavior 12(6): 753-766. (Journal Articles)
  • Harland DP., Jackson RR. and Macnab AM. (1999) Distances at which jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) distinguish between prey and conspecific rivals. Journal of Zoology 247: 357-364. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1999) Spider Cities of Africa. New Zealand Science Monthly : 10-11. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D., Jackson RR. and Barrion AT. (1999) Parental and predatory behaviour of Scytodes sp., an araneophagic spitting spider (Araneae: Scytodidae) from the Philippines.. Journal of Zoology, Lond 247: 293-310. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D., Jackson RR. and Harland DP. (1999) Prey-capture techniques and prey preferences of Aelurillus aerugiosus, A. cognatus, and A. kochi, ant-eating jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 45: 341-359. (Journal Articles)
  • Taylor PW. and Jackson RR. (1999) Habitat-adapted communication in Trite planiceps, a New Zealand jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae). N.Z. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 26: 127-154. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1998) The Eyes Have It. Natural History Magazine 4: 31. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Harland DP. (1998) Reading a Spider's Mind. New Zealand Science Monthly : 6-8. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Li D. (1998) Prey preferences and visual discrimination ability of Cyrba algerina, an araneophagic jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) with primitive retinae. Israel Journal of Zoology 44: 227-242. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Walls EI. (1998) Predatory and scavenging behaviour of Microvelia macgregori (Hemiptera: Veliidae), a water-surface bug from New Zealand. N.Z.. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 25: 23-28. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Wilcox RS. (1998) Spider-Eating Spiders. American Scientist 86: 350-357. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Li D., Barrion AT. and Edwards GB. (1998) Prey-capture techniques and prey preferences of nine species of ant-eating jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from the Philippines. N.Z.. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 25: 249-272. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Li D., Fijn N. and Barrion A. (1998) Predator-prey Interactions between Aggressive-Mimic Jumping Spiders (Salticidae) and Araneophagic Spitting Spiders (Scytodidae) from the Philippines. Journal of Insect Behavior 11(3): 319-342. (Journal Articles)
  • Taylor PW., Jackson RR. and Robertson MW. (1998) A case of blind spiders buff?: prey-capture by jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) in the absence of visual cues. Journal of Arachnology 26: 369-381. (Journal Articles)
  • Whitehouse MEA. and Jackson RR. (1998) Predatory behaviour and parental care in Argyrodes flavipes, a social spider from Queensland. Journal of Zoology, London 244: 95-105. (Journal Articles)
  • Wilcox RS. and Jackson RR. (1998) Cognitive abilities of araneophagic jumping spiders. Animal Cognition in Nature: 411-433. San Diego: Academic Press. (Chapters)
  • Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (1997) Jumping spider mating strategies: sex among cannibals in and out of webs. In Choe J; Crespi B (Ed.), Mating systems in insects and arachnids: 340-351. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Chapters)
  • Jackson RR., Li D. and Robertson MB. (1997) Cues by which suspended-leaf nests of Euryattus (Araneae: Salticidae) females are recognized by conspecific males and by an aggressive-mimic salticid, Portia fimbriata. Journal of Zoology 243: 29-46. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D. and Jackson RR. (1997) Influence of diet on survivorship and growth in Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 75: 1652-1658. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D., Jackson RR. and Barrion A. (1997) Prey preferences of Portia labiata, P. africana, and P. schultzi, araneophagic jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Kenya, and Uganda, N.Z. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 24: 333-349. (Journal Articles)
  • Tarsitano MS. and Jackson RR. (1997) Araneophagic jumping spiders discriminate between detour routes that do and do not lead to prey. Animal Behaviour 53: 257-266. (Journal Articles)
  • Daiqin LI., Jackson RR. and Cutler B. (1996) Prey-capture techniques and prey preferences of Habrocestum pulex, an ant-eating jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae) from North America. Journal of Zoology 240(3): 551-562. (Journal Articles)
  • Li D. and Jackson RR. (1996) Prey preferences of Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic, web-building jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Queensland. Journal of Insect Behavior 9(4): 613-642. (Journal Articles)
  • Wilcox RS., Jackson RR. and Gentile K. (1996) Spiderweb smokescreens: Spider trickster uses background noise to mask stalking movements. Animal Behaviour 51(2): 313-326. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ. and Jackson RR. (1995) Araneophagic jumping spiders discriminate between the draglines of familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics. Ethology Ecology and Evolution 7(2): 185-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.1995.9522964. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ. and Jackson RR. (1995) Dragline-mediated sex recognition in two species of jumping spiders (Araneae Salticidae), Portia labiata and P. fimbriata. Ethology Ecology and Evolution 7(1): 73-77. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.1995.9522970. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Willey MB. (1995) Display and mating behaviour of euophrys parvula, a new zealand jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 22(1): 4-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1995.9518018. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Willey MB. (1995) Display and mating behaviour of Euphrys parvula, a New Zealand jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 22(1): 1-16. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD., Jackson RR., Van Olphen A. and Robertson MW. (1995) Does dysdera crocata (Araneae dysderidae) prefer woodlice as prey? Ethology Ecology and Evolution 7(3): 271-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.1995.9522957. (Journal Articles)
  • Clark RJ. and Jackson RR. (1994) Self recognition in a jumping spider: Portia labiata females discriminate between their own draglines and those of conspecifics. Ethology Ecology and Evolution 6(3): 371-375. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.1994.9522987. (Journal Articles)
  • Edwards GB. and Jackson RR. (1994) The role of experience in the development of predatory behaviour in phidippus regius, a jumping spider (araneae, salticidae) from florida. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21(3): 269-277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1994.9517994. (Journal Articles)
  • JACKSON RR. and WILLEY MB. (1994) The comparative study of the predatory behaviour of Myrmarachne, ant‐like jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 110(1): 77-102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1994.tb01472.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Whitehouse MEA. and Jackson RR. (1994) Intraspecific interactions of Argyrodes antipodiana, a kleptoparasitic spider from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21(3): 253-268. (Journal Articles)
  • Whitehouse MEA. and Jackson RR. (1994) Intraspecific interactions of argyrodes antipodiana, a kleptoparasitic spider from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 21(3): 253-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1994.9517993. (Journal Articles)
  • Edwards GB. and Jackson RR. (1993) Use of prey‐specific predatory behaviour by North American jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) of the genus Phidippus. Journal of Zoology 229(4): 709-716. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1993.tb02666.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Wilcox RS. (1993) Observations in nature of detouring behaviour by Portia fimbriata, a web‐invading aggressive mimic jumping spider from Queensland. Journal of Zoology 230(1): 135-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1993.tb02677.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Wilcox RS. (1993) Predator-prey co-evolution of Portia fimbriata and Euryattus sp., jumping spiders from Queensland. Memoirs - Queensland Museum 33(2): 557-560. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Wilcox RS. (1993) Spider flexibily chooses aggressive mimicry signals for different prey by trial and error. Behaviour 127(1-2): 21-36. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Jakob EM., Willey MB. and Campbell GE. (1993) Anti‐predator defences of a web‐building spider, Holocnemus pluchei (Araneae, Pholcidae). Journal of Zoology 229(2): 347-352. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1993.tb02641.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Whitehouse MEA. and Jackson RR. (1993) Group structure and time budgets o\argyrodes antipodiana (Araneae, theridiidae), a kleptoparasitic spider from new zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 20(3): 201-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1993.10422860. (Journal Articles)
  • Whitehouse MEA. and Jackson RR. (1993) Group structure and time budgets of Argyrodes antipodiana (Araneae, Theridiidae), a kleptoparasitic spider from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 20(3): 201-206. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1992) Predator‐prey interactions between web‐invading jumping spiders and a web‐building spider, Holocnemus pluchei (Araneae, Pholcidae). Journal of Zoology 228(4): 589-594. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1992.tb04457.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1992) Predator‐prey interactions between web‐invading jumping spiders and Argiope appensa (Araneae, Araneidae), a tropical orb‐weaving spider. Journal of Zoology 228(3): 509-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1992.tb04451.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1992) Predator‐prey interactions between web‐invading jumping spiders and two species of tropical web‐building pholcid spiders, Psilochorus sphaeroides and Smeringopus pallidus. Journal of Zoology 227(4): 531-536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1992.tb04413.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Olphen AV. (1992) Prey‐capture techniques and prey preferences of Chrysilla, Natta and Siler, ant‐eating jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from Kenya and Sri Lanka. Journal of Zoology 227(1): 163-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1992.tb04351.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Rowe RJ. and Campbell GE. (1992) Anti‐predator defences of Psilochorus sphaeroides and Smeringopus pallidus (Araneae, Pholcidae), tropical web‐building spiders. Journal of Zoology 228(2): 227-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1992.tb04604.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Tarsitano MS. and Jackson RR. (1992) Influence of Prey Movement on the Performance of Simple Detours by Jumping Spiders. Behaviour 123(1-2): 106-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853992X00147. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Cooper KJ. (1991) The influence of body size and prior residency on the outcome of male-male interactions of marpissa marina, a new zealand jumping spider (araneae salticidae). Ethology Ecology and Evolution 3(1): 79-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08927014.1991.9525391. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Macnab AM. (1991) Comparative study of the display and mating behaviour of lyssomanine jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae), especially asemonea tenuipes, goleba puella, and lyssomanes viridis. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 18(1): 1-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1991.10757943. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Olphen AV. (1991) Prey‐capture techniques and prey preferences of Corythalia canosa and Pystira orbiculata, ant‐eating jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). Journal of Zoology 223(4): 577-591. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1991.tb04389.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1990) Ambush predatory behaviour of phaeacius malayensis and phaeacius sp. Indet., Spartaeine jumping spiders (araneae: Salticidae) from tropical Asia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(4): 491-498. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422948. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1990) Comparative study of lyssomanine jumping spiders (araneae: Salticidae): Silk use and predatory behaviour of asemonea, goleba, lyssomanes, and onomastus. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(1): 1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422579. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1990) Predatory and nesting behaviour of cocalus gibbosus, a spartaeine jumping spider (araneae: Salticidae) from Queensland. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(4): 483-490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422947. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1990) Predatory and silk utilisation behaviour of gelotia sp. Indet. (Araneae: Salticidae: Spartaeinae), a web-invading aggressive mimic from Sri Lanka. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(4): 475-482. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422946. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1990) Predatory versatility and intraspecific interactions of cyrba algerina and cyrba ocellata, web-invading spartaeine jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(2): 157-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422593. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Hallas SEA. (1990) Evolutionary origins of displays used in aggressive mimicry by portia, a web-invading araneophagic jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(1): 7-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422580. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (1990) Intraspecific interactions and the function of courtship in mygalomorph spiders: A study of porrhothele antipodiana (araneae: Hexathelidae) and a literature review. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(4): 499-526. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422949. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Pollard SD. (1990) Web‐building and predatory behaviour of Spartaeus spinimanus and Spartaeus thailandicus, primitive jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from South‐east Asia. Journal of Zoology 220(4): 561-567. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1990.tb04735.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Poulsen BA. (1990) Predatory versatility and intraspecific interactions of supunna picta (Araneae: Clubionidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(2): 169-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422594. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Wilcox RS. (1990) Aggressive mimicry, prey-specific predatory behaviour and predator-recognition in the predator-prey interactions of Portia fimbriata and Euryattus sp., jumping spiders from Queensland. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 26(2): 111-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00171580. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Brassington RJ. and Rowe RJ. (1990) Anti‐predator defences of Pholcus phalangioides (Araneae, Pholcidae), a web‐building and web‐invading spider. Journal of Zoology 220(4): 543-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1990.tb04733.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR., Pollard SD., Macnab AM. and Cooper KJ. (1990) The complex communicatory behaviour of marpissa marina, a New Zealand jumping spider (araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 17(1): 25-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1990.10422581. (Journal Articles)
  • Climo FM., Davis LS., Flux JEC., Gibbs G., Goldson S., Jackson RR., Longworth JF., Springett BP. and Young EC. (1989) Editor: Craig matthews. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16(2): 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1989.10425379. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1989) The biology of cobanus mandibularis, a jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from costa rica: Intraspecific interactions, predatory behaviour, and silk utilisation. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16(3): 383-392. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1989.10422904. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Macnab AM. (1989) Display, mating, and predatory behaviour of the jumping spider plexippus paykulli (Araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16(2): 151-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1989.10422565. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Whitehouse MEA. (1989) Display and mating behaviour of thorellia ensifera, a jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Singapore. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 16(1): 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1989.10423699. (Journal Articles)
  • Bowden K. and Jackson RR. (1988) Social organisation of scytodes fusca, a communal web-building spitting spider (araneae, scytodidae) from Queensland. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15(3): 365-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1988.10422961. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1988) The biology of jacksonoides queenslandica, a jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from queensland: Intraspecific interactions, web-invasion, predators, and prey. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15(1): 1-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1988.10422606. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1988) The biology of tauala lepidus, a jumping spider (araneae: salticidaE) from queensland: Display and predatory behaviour. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15(3): 347-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1988.10422960. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1988) The display behaviour and silk utilisation of epeus sp. Indet., a jumping spider (araneae: Salticidae) from Singapore. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 15(4): 455-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1988.10422625. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1987) Comparative study of releaser pheromones associated with the silk of jumping spiders (Araneae, salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 14(1): 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1987.10422676. (Journal Articles)
  • JACKSON RR. and BRASSINGTON RJ. (1987) The biology of Pholcus phalangioides (Araneae, Pholcidae): predatory versatility, araneophagy and aggressive mimicry. Journal of Zoology 211(2): 227-238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1987.tb01531.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Hallas SEA. and Jackson RR. (1986) A comparative study of old and new world lyssomanines (Araneae, salticidae): Utilisation of silk and predatory behaviour of asemonea tenuipes and lyssomanes viridis. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(4): 543-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422981. (Journal Articles)
  • Hallas SEA. and Jackson RR. (1986) Prey-holding abilities of the nests and webs of jumping spiders (Araneae, salticidae). Journal of Natural History 20(4): 881-894. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222938600770651. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) Communal jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from kenya: Interspecific nest complexes, cohabitation with web-building spiders, and intraspecific interactions. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(1): 13-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422643. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) Interspecific Interactions of Communal Jumping Spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) From Kenya: Mechanisms of Sex- and Species-Recognition. Behaviour 97(3-4): 297-306. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156853986X00658. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) Silk utilisation and defensive behaviour of thiania, an iridescent jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from malaysia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(4): 553-561. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422982. (Journal Articles)
  • JACKSON RR. (1986) The biology of ant‐like jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae): prey and predatory behaviour of Myrmarachne with particular attention to M. lupata from Queensland. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 88(2): 179-190. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1986.tb01186.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) The display behaviour of bavia aericeps (Araneae: Salticidae), a jumping spider from Queensland. Australian Journal of Zoology 34(3): 381-409. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO9860381. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) The display behaviour of cosmophasis micarioides (L. koch) (araneae, salticidae), a jumping spider from queensland. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(1): 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422642. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1986) The display behaviour of cyllobelus rufopictus (Simon) (araneae, salticidae), a jumping spider from kenya. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(1): 27-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422644. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Hallas SEA. (1986) Capture efficiencies of web‐building jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae): Is the jack‐of‐all‐trades the master of none? Journal of Zoology 209(1): 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1986.tb03561.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Hallas SEA. (1986) Comparative biology of portia africana, p. Albimana, p. fimbriata, p. labiata, and p. shultzi, araneophagic, web-building jumping spiders (araneae: Salticidae): Utilisation of webs, predatory versatility, and intraspecific interactions. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(4): 423-489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422978. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Hallas SEA. (1986) Predatory versatility and intraspecific interactions of spartaeine jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae): Brettus adonis, B. cingulatus, cyrba algerina, and phaeacius SP. indet. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(4): 491-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422979. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Whitehouse MEA. (1986) The biology of New Zealand and Queensland pirate spiders (Araneae, Mimetidae): aggressive mimicry, araneophagy and prey specialization. Journal of Zoology 210(2): 279-303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1986.tb03635.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jarman EAR. and Jackson RR. (1986) The biology of taieria erebus (Araneae, gnaphosidae), an araneophagic spider from new zealand: Silk utilisation and predatory versatility. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 13(4): 521-541. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1986.10422980. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1985) The biology of Euryattus sp. indet., a web‐building jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae) from Queensland: utilization of silk, predatory behaviour and intraspecific interactions. Journal of Zoology 1(1): 145-173. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1985.tb00070.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1985) The biology of Simaetha paetula and S. thoracica, web‐building jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from Queensland: co‐habitation with social spiders, utilization of silk, predatory behaviour and intraspecific interactions. Journal of Zoology 1(1): 175-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1985.tb00071.x. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (1984) Interpopulation variation in the life history of clubiona cambridgei (L. koch) (araneae: Clubionidae), a new zealand hunting spider. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 11(4): 413-416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1984.10428255. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1983) The biology of mopsus mormon, a jumping spider (araneae: Salticidae) from Queensland: Intraspecific interactions. Australian Journal of Zoology 31(1): 39-53. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO9830039. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. and Harding DP. (1982) Intraspecific interactions of holoplatys sp. Indet., a new zealand jumping spider (araneae: Salticidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 9(4): 487-510. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.1982.10423881. (Journal Articles)
  • Pollard SD. and Jackson RR. (1982) The biology of Clubiona cambridgei ( Aranea, Clubionidae): intraspecific interactions.. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 5: 44-50. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1980) Comparative Studies of Dictyna and Mallos: v. Tolerance and Resistance to Starvation. Psyche : A Journal of Entomology 87(3-4): 211-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1980/92960. (Journal Articles)
  • Jackson RR. (1977) Comparative Studies of Dictyna and Mallos (Araneae, Dictynidae): III. Prey and Predatory Behavior. Psyche : A Journal of Entomology 84(3-4): 267-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1977/10784. (Journal Articles)