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Crossing the Mid-Aegean Trench: vicariant evolution of the Eastern pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae), in Crete

Dimitrios Petsopoulos, Raphaél Leblois, Laure Sauné, Kahraman İpekdal, Filippos A Aravanopoulos, Carole Kerdelhué and Dimitrios N Avtzis.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

May 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5237 words.

Abstract

Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams, 1924 occurs in the southeast Mediterranean basin and infests pine and cedar stands. Our objective was to...

Cryptic diversity in supposedly species-poor genera of Enchytraeidae (Annelida: Clitellata)

Svante Martinsson and Christer Erséus.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7357 words.

Abstract

Using a two-step workflow, we test the species boundaries in three genera of enchytraeid worms, Globulidrilus, Hemifridericia and Stercutus (Clitellat...

Cuming, Hugh (1791–1865), conchologist and collector of natural history specimens

S. Peter Dance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Invertebrates. 753 words.

Cuming, Hugh (1791–1865), conchologist and collector of natural history specimens, was born in the village of Washbrook, near Kingsbridge, south Devon, on 14 February 1791, one of three...

Cycad-feeding insects share a core gut microbiome

Shayla Salzman, Melissa Whitaker and Naomi E Pierce.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 5891 words.

Abstract

Five insect species including three species of weevils (Coleoptera) and two species of lycaenid butterflies (Lepidoptera) that feed exclusively on the...

Dall, William Healey

Phillip Drennon Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Natural History; Invertebrates. 1400 words.

Dall, William Healey (21 August 1845–27 March 1927), natural historian, paleontologist, and malacologist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Henry Appleton Dall, a...

Damselflies that prefer dark habitats illustrate the importance of light as an ecological resource

Elizabeth R Henry, Julio A Rivera, Christina N Linkem, Jeffrey A Scales and Marguerite A Butler.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7355 words.

Abstract

Habitat associations provide clues to the resources that influence the life of animals. Food distribution, structural microhabitat or degree of...

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection

Adrian Desmond, James Moore and Janet Browne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Biological Sciences; Zoology and Animal Sciences; Geology and the Lithosphere. 26223 words.

Darwin, Charles Robert (1809–1882), naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection, was born on 12 February 1809 at The Mount, Shrewsbury, the fifth child and...

Deep intraspecific divergence in Drosophila meridionalis, a cactophilic member of the New World Drosophila repleta group

Dora Yovana Barrios-Leal, Fernando Faria Franco, Erica Cristina Carvalho Silva, Camila Kokudai Balieiro Santos, Fabio Melo Sene and Maura Helena Manfrin.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9621 words.

Abstract

Pleistocene climatic changes have impacted on population demography and divergence in neotropical biomes. However, the extent of these impacts differs...

Defence strategies of Chrysomela lapponica (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) larvae: relative efficacy of secreted and stored defences against insect and avian predators

Elena L Zvereva, Lucia Doktorovová, Kateřina Hotová Svádová, Vitali Zverev, Pavel Štys, Dana Adamová-Ježová, Mikhail V Kozlov and Alice Exnerová.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9918 words.

Abstract

Larvae of the leaf beetle Chrysomela lapponica defend themselves by release of repellent secretions, but also store potentially toxic compounds in...

Demographical expansion of Handroanthus ochraceus in the Cerrado during the Quaternary: implications for the genetic diversity of Neotropical trees

Luciana Cristina Vitorino, Matheus S Lima-Ribeiro, Levi Carina Terribile and Rosane G Collevatti.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9423 words.

Abstract

Phylogeographical studies provide insights into the dispersal dynamics of species needed to understand the effects of Quaternary climate changes on...