Publications

Working Paper
Vikeli E, Widdick DA, Batey SF, Heine D, Holmes NA, Bibb MJ, Martins DJ, Pierce NE, Hutchings MI, Wilkinson B. In situ activation and heterologous production of a cryptic lantibiotic from a plant-ant derived Saccharopolyspora species. Working Paper. vikeli_lantibiotic_2019.pdf
Crall JD, Brokaw J, Gagliardi SF, Mendenhall CD, Pierce NE, Combes SA. Wind drives temporal variation in pollinator visitation in a fragmented tropical forest . Working Paper. crall_pollinator_2019.pdf
2018
Shapiro LR, Paulson JN, Arnold BJ, Scully ED, Zhaxybayeva O, Pierce NE, Rocha J, Klepac-Ceraj V, Holton K, Kolter R. An Introduced Crop Plant Is Driving Diversification of theVirulent Bacterial Pathogen Erwinia tracheiphila. mBio. 2018;9 (5). shapiro_erwinia.pdf
Crall JD, Switzer CM, Oppenheimer RL, Ford Versypt AN, Dey B, Brown A, Eyster M, Guerin C, Pierce NE, Combes SA, et al. Neonicotinoid exposure disrupts bumblebee nest behavior, social networks, and thermoregulation. Science. 2018;362 (6415) :683-686. crall_neonicotinoid.pdf
Schär S, Eastwood R, Arnaldi KG, Talavera G, Kaliszewska ZA, Boyle JH, Espeland M, Nash DR, Vila R, Pierce NE. Ecological specialization is associated with genetic structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2018. 20181158.full_.pdf
Rubin BE, Sanders JG, Turner KM, Pierce NE, Kocher SD. Social behavior in bees influences the abundance of Sodalis (Enterobacteriaceae) symbionts. Royal Society Open Science. 2018. rubin_sodalis.pdf
Bisch G, Minna-Maria Neuvonen MM, Pierce NE, J.A. R, Koga R, Sanders JG, Łukasik P, Andersson SGE. Genome evolution of Bartonellaceae symbionts of ants at the opposite ends of the trophic scale. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2018. bisch_barton.pdf
Kocher SD, Mallarino R, Rubin ER, Yu DW, Hoekstra HE, Pierce NE. The genetic basis of a social polymorphism in halictid bees. Nature Communications. 2018. kocher_poly.pdf
Bittleston LS, Wolock CJ, Yahya BE, Chan XY, Chan KG, Pierce NE, Pringle A. Convergence between the microcosms of Southeast Asian and North American pitcher plants. Elife. 2018. bittleston_et_al_2018_elife-36741-v2.pdf
Toussaint EFA, Breinholt JW, Earl C, Warren AD, Brower JVZ, Yago M, Dexter KM, Espeland M, Pierce NE, Lohman DJ, et al. Anchored phylogenomics illuminates the skipper butterfly tree of life. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2018. touissant_et_al_2018_s12862-018-1216-z-2.pdf
Kawahara AY, Breinholt JW, Espeland M, Storer C, Plotkin D, Dexter KM, Toussaint EFA, St Laurent RA, Brehm G, Vargas S, et al. Phylogenetics of moth-like butterflies (Papilionoidea: Hedylidae) based on a new 13-locus target capture probe set. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 2018. kawahara_moth.pdf
Hua C, Salzman S, Pierce NE. A first record of Anatrachyntis badia (Hodges 1962)(Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae) on Zamia integrifolia (Zamiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 2018. hua_zamia.pdf
Crall JD, Kocher S, Oppenheimer RL, Gravish N, Mountcastle AM, Pierce NE, Combes SA. Spatial fidelity of workers predicts collective response to disturbance in a social insect. Nature Communications. 2018;9 (1201). crall_et_al_2018_s41467-018-03561-w.pdf
Hu Y, Sanders JG, Łukasik P, D’Amelio K, Millar JS, Vann DR, Lan Y, Newton JA, Schotanus M, Kronauer DJC, et al. Herbivorous turtle ants obtain essential nutrients from a conserved nitrogen-recycling gut microbiome. Nature Communications. 2018;9 (964). turtle_ants.pdf
Espeland M, Breinholt J, Willmott KR, Warren AD, Vila R, Toussaint EFA, Maunsell SC, Kwaku AP, Talavera G, Eastwood R, et al. Comprehensive higher-level phylogeny of butterflies (Papilionoidea) inferred from genomic data. Current Biology [Internet]. 2018;28 :770-778. Publisher's Version espeland_et_al_2018_-s2.0-s0960982218300940-main.pdf
Gilbert KJ, Nitta JH, Talavera G, Pierce NE. Keeping an eye on coloration: Ecological correlates of the evolution of pitcher traits in the genus Nepenthes(Caryophyllales). Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society. 2018;123 :321-337. gilbert_et_al_2018_blx142.pdf

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