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Amanda Benoit

Research Interest

Plant-insect interactions, pollination, predation, evolutionary ecology, phenotypic selection, community interactions, crab spiders, bumble bees, Yellow mariposa lily

Faculty Advisor(s)


Degree Pursuing



Trent University – BA with Honours in Biology and Anthropology (2011)
University of Guelph – MSc Integrative Biology (2016)


While often overlooked, predation on pollinators can be intense. I study how predators alter interactions between plant and pollinators – and how these predators indirect affect phenotypic selection on floral traits.

Awards and Recognitions

Rosemary Grant Award
Botanical Society of America Graduate Research Award
Graduate Student Senate Teaching Award

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