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Aron S, Fournier D (2017) Le sexe, une entreprise coûteuse mais bénéfique. La Recherche - Hors-série 21, 28-32.

Hellemans S, Fournier D, Hanus R, Roisin Y (2017) Secondary queens in the parthenogenetic termite Cavitermes tuberosus develop through a transitional helper stage. Evolution & Development 19, 253-262.
doi: 10.1111/ede.12240

Moerman R, Vanderplanck M, Fournier D, Jacquemart A-L, Michez D (2017) Pollen nutrients better explain bumblebee colony development than pollen diversity. Insect Conservation and Diversity 10, 171-179.
doi: 10.1111/icad.12213

Wauters N, Fournier D, Dekoninck W (2017) Do agricultural zones on Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos, host native and endemic arthropods? Pan-Pacific Entomologist 93, 141-158.
doi: 10.3956/2017-93.2.141

Aron S, Lybaert P, Baudoux C, Vandervelden M, Fournier D (2016) Sperm production characteristics vary with level of sperm competition in Cataglyphis desert ants. Functional Ecology 30, 614-624.
doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12533

Fournier D, de Biseau J-C, De Laet S, et al. (2016) Social structure and genetic distance mediate nestmate recognition and aggressiveness in the facultative polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula. PLoS ONE 11, e0156440.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156440

Fournier D, Hellemans S, Hanus R, Roisin Y (2016) Facultative asexual reproduction and genetic diversity of populations in the humivorous termite Cavitermes tuberosus.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283, 2016.0196.
doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0196

Moerman R, Vanderplanck M, Roger N, et al. (2016) Growth rate of bumblebee larvae is related to pollen amino acids. Journal of Economic Entomology 109, 25-30.
doi: 10.1093/jee/tov279

Wauters N, Dekoninck W, Hendrickx F, Herrera HW, Fournier D (2016) Habitat association and coexistence of endemic and introduced ant species in Galápagos Islands. Ecological Entomology 41, 40-50.
doi: 10.1111/een.12256

Fournier D, Hanus R, Roisin Y (2015) Development and characterization of microsatellite markers from the humivorous termite Cavitermes tuberosus (Isoptera: Termitinae) using pyrosequencing technology. Conservation Genetics Resources 7, 521-524.
doi: 10.1007/s12686-014-0411-5

Gérard M, Michez D, Fournier D, et al. (2015) Discrimination of haploid and diploid males of Bombus terrestris (Hymenoptera; Apidae) based on wing shape. Apidologie 46, 644-653.
doi: 10.1007/s13592-015-0352-3

Wauters N, Dekoninck W, Herrera H, Fournier D (2014) Distribution, behavioral dominance and potential impacts on endemic fauna of the tropical fire ant Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera: Myrmicinae) in the Galápagos archipelago. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 90, 205-220.
doi: 10.3956/2014-90.4.205

Fournier D, Tindo M, Kenne M, et al. (2012) Genetic structure, nestmate recognition and behaviour of two cryptic species of the invasive big-headed ant Pheidole megacephala. PLoS ONE 7, e31480.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031480

Hamidi R, Debout G, Heredia A, et al. (2012) Multicoloniality in the highly polygynous ant Crematogaster pygmaea (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). European Journal of Entomology 109, 95-102.
doi: 10.14411/eje.2012.012

Aron S, Steinhauer N, Fournier D (2009) Influence of queen phenotype, investment and maternity apportionment on the outcome of fights in cooperative foundations of the ant Lasius niger. Animal Behaviour 77, 1067-1074.
doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.01.009

Foucaud J, Orivel J, Fournier D, et al. (2009) Reproductive system, social organization, human disturbance and ecological dominance in native populations of the little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata. Molecular Ecology 18, 5059-5073.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04440.x

Fournier D, Aron S (2009) No-male’s land for an Amazonian ant. Current Biology 19, R738-R740.
doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.07.021
Fournier D, de Biseau J-C, Aron S (2009) Genetics, behaviour and chemical recognition of the invading ant Pheidole megacephala. Molecular Ecology 18, 186-199.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.04018.x

Orivel J, Grangier J, Foucaud J, et al. (2009) Ecologically heterogeneous populations of the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata within its native and introduced ranges. Ecological Entomology 34, 504-512.
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2009.01096.x

Fournier D, Battaille G, Timmermans I, Aron S (2008) Genetic diversity, worker size polymorphism and division of labour in the polyandrous ant Cataglyphis cursor. Animal Behaviour 75, 151-158.
doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.04.023

Fournier D, Dubois D, Aron S (2008) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci from the invasive ant Pheidole megacephala. Molecular Ecology Resources 8, 919-922.
doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02116.x

Timmermans I, Hefetz A, Fournier D, Aron S (2008) Population genetic structure, worker reproduction and thelytokous parthenogenesis in the desert ant Cataglyphis sabulosa. Heredity 101, 490-498.
doi: 10.1038/hdy.2008.72
Aron S, Fournier D (2007) L'énigme de l'altruisme. Science & Avenir - Hors-Série 152, 44-49.

Foucaud J, Fournier D, Orivel J, et al. (2007) Sex and clonality in the little fire ant. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24, 2465-2473.
doi: 10.1093/molbev/msm180

Fournier D, Aron S (2007) Le sexe, si nécessaire. Les Dossiers de La Recherche 27, 20-25.

Tripet F, Fournier D, Nonacs P, Keller L (2006) Kin recognition and the paradoxical patterns of aggression between colonies of a Mojave desert Pheidole ant. Insectes sociaux 53, 127-135.
doi: 10.1007/s00040-005-0846-5

de Menten L, Fournier D, Brent CS, et al. (2005) Dual mechanism of queen influence over sex ratio in the ant Pheidole pallidula. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58, 527-533.
doi: 10.1007/s00265-005-0964-0

Estoup A, Fournier D (2005) Guerre des sexes chez une fourmi : reproduction clonale des mâles et des reines. M/S Médecine Sciences 21, 907-909.

Fournier D, Estoup A, Orivel J, et al. (2005) Clonal reproduction by males and females in the little fire ant. Nature 435, 1230-1234.
doi: 10.1038/nature03705

Fournier D, Foucaud J, Loiseau A, et al. (2005) Characterization and PCR multiplexing of polymorphic microsatellite loci for the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 239-242.
doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2005.00889.x

Fournier D (2004) Population genetic structure, mating system and conflicts in Pheidole ants PhD thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Fournier D, Aron S, Keller L (2004) Significant reproductive skew in the facultatively polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula. Molecular Ecology 13, 203-210.
doi: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.02036.x

Helms KR, Fournier D, Keller L, Passera L, Aron S (2004) Colony sex ratios in the facultatively polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula: a reanalysis with new data. Evolution 58, 1141-1142.
doi: 10.1554/03-648

Fournier D, Keller L, Passera L, Aron S (2003) Colony sex ratios vary with breeding system but not relatedness asymmetry in the facultatively polygynous ant Pheidole pallidula. Evolution 57, 1336-1342.
doi: 10.1111/j.0014-3820.2003.tb00341.x

Fournier D, Aron S, Milinkovitch MC (2002) Investigation of the population genetic structure and mating system in the ant Pheidole pallidula. Molecular Ecology 11, 1805-1814.
doi: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01573.x
Keller L, Fournier D (2002) Lack of inbreeding avoidance in the Argentine ant Linepithema humile. Behavioral Ecology 13, 28-31.
doi: 10.1093/beheco/13.1.28

Fournier D, Keller L (2001) Partitioning of reproduction among queens in the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile. Animal Behaviour 62, 1039-1045.
doi: 10.1093/beheco/13.1.28







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