Smith, M.D., H.E. Schrank*, and H.J. Brockmann. 2013. Measuring the costs of alternative reproductive tactics in horseshoe crabs, Limulus polyphemus. Animal Behaviour 85: 165-173. .pdf
Seifert, A.W., J.R. Monaghan, M.D. Smith, B. Pasch, A.C. Stier, F. Michonneau, and M. Maden. 2012. The influence of fundamental traits on mechanisms controlling appendage regeneration. Biological Reviews 87:330-345 .pdf
Smith, M.D. and C.J. Conway. 2011. Collection of mammal manure and other debris by nesting burrowing owls. Journal of Raptor Research 45: 220-228. .pdf
Conway, C.J., V. Garcia, M.D. Smith, and K. Hughes. 2008. Factors affecting detection of burrowing owl nests during standardized surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:688-696. .pdf
Smith, M.D. and C.J. Conway. 2007. Use of mammal manure by nesting burrowing owls: a test of four functional hypotheses. Animal Behaviour 75:65-73. .pdf
Conway, C.J., V. Garcia, M.D. Smith, L.A. Ellis, and J.L. Whitney. 2006. Comparative demography of burrowing owls in agricultural and urban landscapes in southeastern Washington. Journal of Field Ornithology 77:280-290. .pdf
Smith, M.D., C.J. Conway, and L.A. Ellis. 2005. Burrowing owl nesting productivity: a comparison between artificial and natural burrows on and off golf courses. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33: 454-462. .pdf
H.J. Brockmann and M.D. Smith. 2009. Reproductive competition and sexual selection in horseshoe crabs. In: Biology and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs, eds J. Tanacredi, M.L. Botton, & D. Smith. Springer Publishers. .pdf
Monaghan, J.R., A.W. Seifert, A.C. Stier, F. Michonneau, M.D. Smith, B. Pasch, and M. Maden.Metamorphosis impedes limb regeneration in salamanders. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. (All authors contributed equally; Nexus Biology Working Group).
Smith, M.D., and H.J. Brockmann. Patterns of body size distribution in horseshoe crabs: Bergmann’s rule and Rensch’s rule. Intended for Journal of Biogeography: Draft manuscript available.
Smith, M.D., and H.J. Brockmann. Ultimate factors underlying sexual size dimorphism in horseshoe crabs: an evaluation of 6 hypotheses. Intended for Animal Behaviour: Draft manuscript available.
Smith, M.D., D. Sasson, and H.J. Brockmann. The influence of operational sex ratio, spawning density, and male body size on alternative mating tactic thresholds. Intended for Behavioral Ecology.
Smith, M.D. and K. Colby*. Influence of density on the ontogeny of male accessory glands in field crickets, Gryllus rubens. Draft manuscript available.
Brockmann, H.J., S.L. Johnson, D. Sasson, and M.D. Smith. Seasonal variation in horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) nesting: a comparison of fall and spring nesting in Florida. Intended for Marine Ecology Progress Series: Draft manuscript available.
Smith, M.D. 2012. On the variation in body size and male reproductive tactics of horseshoe crabs, Limulus polyphemus. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida. .pdf
Smith, M.D. and C. J. Conway. 2005. Use of artificial burrows on golf courses for burrowing owl conservation. Turfgrass & Environmental Research Online 4:1-6. .pdf
Smith, M.D. and C.J. Conway. 2005. Golf courses may help save burrowing owls. United States Golf Association, Green Section Record. September issue.
Smith, M.D. 2004. Function of manure scattering behavior of burrowing owls, Athene cunicularia. M.S. Thesis, University of Arizona. .pdf
Conway, C.J., L. A. Ellis, V. Garcia, and M.D. Smith. 2005. Population ecology and habitat use of Burrowing Owls in eastern Washington: 2004 annual report. Wildlife Research Report #2005-02. Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson, AZ.
Conway, C. J., M.D. Smith, and L. A. Ellis. 2003. Burrowing owl conservation on golf courses in North America. Final Report, U.S. Golf Association, Wildlife Links Program, Stillwater.
Smith, M.D. and C.J. Conway. 2000. Golf Courses and Owls May be Mutually Beneficial. Golf Course News Magazine (Issue 5). Portland, ME, USA.