Klein BA, Lesku J, Rattenborg N. Release date: 2025. Sleep Across the Animal Kingdom. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.


Klein BA. Release date: October 2024. The Insect Epiphany: How Our Six-Legged Allies Shape Human Culture. Timber Press, Portland, OR.


Abbott JC. 2011. Illustrated by Klein BA. Damselflies of Texas. University of Texas Press.          


Klein BA. 2022. A sleeping paradox may extend to the spider. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 119:e2211216119. doi:10.1073/pnas.2211216119


Klein BA, Busby MK. 2020. Slumber in a cell: honeycomb used by honey bees for food, brood, heating… and sleeping. PeerJ. 8:e9583. doi:10.7717/peerj.9583  


Klein BA, Vogt M, Unrein K, Reineke DM. 2018. Followers of honey bee waggle dancers change their behaviour when dancers are sleep-restricted or perform imprecise dances. Animal Behaviour. 146:71-77. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.10.010


Taylor RC, Page RA, Klein BA, Ryan MJ, Hunter KL. 2017. Perceived synchrony of frog multimodal signal components is influenced by content and order. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 57:902-909. doi:10.1093/icb/icx027


Lendrum J, Seebach B, Klein BA, Sumei S. 2017. Antibiotic-induced microbiota depletion reduces sleep in mice. bioRxiv. doi:10.1101/199075v1  


Klein BA, Seeley TD. 2015. The declining use of animal and behaviour images in animal behaviour journals. Animal Behaviour. 103:171-177. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.02.004


Klein BA, Stiegler M, Klein A, Tautz J. 2014. Mapping sleeping bees within their nest: spatial and temporal analysis of worker honey bee sleep. PLOS ONE. 9(7): e102316. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102316 


Klein BA, Stein J, Taylor RC. 2012. Robots in the service of animal behavior. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 5:467-473. doi:10.4161/cib.21304  


Wray MK, Klein BA, Seeley TD. 2011. Honey bees use the social information in waggle dances more fully when foraging errors are more costly. Behavioral Ecology. 23:125-131. doi:10.1093/beheco/arr165


Klein BA, Seeley TD. 2011. Work or sleep? Honeybee foragers opportunistically nap during the day when forage is not available. Animal Behaviour. 82:77-83. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.03.026 


Taylor RC, Klein BA, Stein J, Ryan MJ. 2011. Multimodal signal variation in space and time: how important is matching a signal with its signaler? Journal of Experimental Biology. 214:815-820. doi:10.1242/jeb.043638


Taylor RC, Klein BA, Ryan MJ. 2011. Inter-signal interaction and uncertain information in anuran multimodal signals. Current Zoology. 57:153-161. doi:10.1093/czoolo/57.2.153


Klein BA, Klein A, Wray MK, Mueller UG, Seeley TD. 2010. Sleep deprivation impairs precision of waggle dance signaling in honey bees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. 107:22705-22709. doi:10.1073/pnas.1009439108


Klein BA. 2010. Sleeping in a Society: Social Aspects of Sleep within Colonies of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera). Dissertation, Univ. of Texas at Austin.


Klein BA, Olzsowy KM, Klein A, Saunders KM, Seeley TD. 2008. Caste-dependent sleep of worker honey bees. Journal of Experimental Biology. 211:3028-3040. doi:10.1242/jeb.017426


Wray MK, Klein BA, Mattila HR, Seeley TD. 2008. Honeybees do not reject dances for ‘implausible’ locations: reconsidering the evidence for cognitive maps in insects. Animal Behaviour. 76:261-269. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.04.005


Taylor RC, Klein BA, Stein J, Ryan MJ. 2008. Faux frogs: Multimodal signalling and the value of robotics in the study of animal behaviour. Animal Behaviour. 76:1089-1097. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.01.031 NewScientist


Klein BA, Bukowski TC, Avilés L. 2005. Male residency and mating patterns in a subsocial spider. Journal of Arachnology. 33:703-710. doi:10.1636/S03-62.1


Bernays EA, Klein BA. 2002. Quantifying the symbiont contribution to essential amino acids in aphids: the importance of tryptophan for Uroleucon ambrosiae. Physiological Entomology. 27:275-284. doi:10.1046/j.1365-3032.2002.00297.x 


Engel MS, Klein BA. 1997. Neocorynurella, a new genus of Augochlorine bees from South America (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift. 44:155-163. doi:10.1002/mmnd.19970440207
SLEEP abstracts (full manuscript pending):
Klein BA, Rath L, Klein A, Ghosh SS, Galizia G, Kleineidam C. 2013. Neural imaging of honey bees sensing odors during sleep. SLEEP. 36:A57.


Klein BA. 2003. Signatures of sleep in a paper wasp. SLEEP. 26:A115-A116.    

Science & Art

Klein BA, Brosius TR. 2024. Insects in Art: A Planet in Peril and the Insect Muse. In: A Cultural History of Insects in the Modern Age. R Peterson, Ed. Bloomsbury Publ., London, UK.


Evans M. 2023. A deep attention to place: Lisa Schonberg in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:118-131. 


Evans M. 2023. Exit, pursued by a bug: Una Chaudhuri in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:182-189. 


Knox, C. 2023. Flick insects: Steven Kutcher in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:166-175. 


Tighe K. 2023. Why not eat insects? Joseph Yoon in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:82-95. 


Trigg D. 2023. A whisper of the bees: Marlène Huissoud in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:48-61. 


Trigg D. 2023. The nature of art: Catherine Chalmers in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:138-155. 


Wong J. 2023. Beautiful in their strangeness: Fiona Benson in conversation with Barrett Klein. SEISMA Magazine. Edition 03:26-39. 


Klein BA, Brosius TR. 2022. Insects in art during an age of environmental turmoil. Insects. 13:448. doi:10.3390/insects13050448  TEDx talk 


Klein BA. 2022. Wax, wings, and swarms: insects and their products as art media. Annual Review of Entomology. 67:1. doi:10.1146/annurev-ento-020821-060803  Smithsonian   


Klein BA. 2021. Exposing the murky depths, part 2: Producing a scientific illustration. In the Drift (Society for Freshwater Science newsletter). Issue 40.


Klein BA. 2020. Exposing the murky depths, part 1: The value of scientific illustration for freshwater science. In the Drift (Society for Freshwater Science newsletter). Issue 37


Klein BA. 2017. The six-legged muse. Introduction to: Inspired by Insects: Bugs in Contemporary Art. EA Rooney, Ed. Schiffer, Publ., Inc., Atglen, PA, USA.


Klein BA. 2015. Encaustics: repurposing the architecture of insects. Introduction to: The Buzz Stops Here: an exhibition of encaustic artwork about the science and conservation of bees. Art.Science.Gallery., Austin, TX, USA.


Klein BA. 2013. Standing on the shoulders of wee giants. Introduction to: ECLOSION: a juried group exhibition of insect-inspired art. Art.Science.Gallery., Austin, TX, USA.


Klein BA. 2012. The curious connection between insects and dreams. Insects. 3:1-17. doi:10.3390/insects3010001


Monto G, Klein BA. 2011. In conversation: Barrett Anthony Klein. Current Science. 100:16-18.


Klein BA. 2007. Insects in art. In: Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships: A Global Exploration of Our Connections with Animals. Bekoff, M., ed. Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, USA. 1:92-99.


Klein BA. 2003. Par for the palette: Insects and arachnids as art media. In: Insects in Oral Literature and Traditions. Motte-Florac, E. and J.M.C. Thomas, eds. Peeters, Paris, France.


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