Evolutionary Biology & Ecology

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Phone: +32 (0)2.650.29.25

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Director: Pr. Serge ARON

Evolutionary Biology & Ecology

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Av. F.D. Roosevelt, 50, CP 160/12

B-1050 Brussels


Where to find us?

Solbosch campus, Building U

door C, floor 4

Recent publications

Aron S, Lybaert P, Baudoux C, Vandervelden M, Fournier D (In press) Sperm production characteristics vary with level of sperm competition in Cataglyphis desert ants. Functional Ecology.

Darras H, Aron S (2015) Introgression of mitochondrial DNA among lineages in a hybridogenetic ant. Biology Letters 11, 2014.0971.

Darras H, Kuhn A, Aron S (2014) Genetic determination of female castes in a hybridogenetic desert ant. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27, 2265–2271.

Darrouzet E, Gévar J, Guignard Q, Aron S (2015) Production of early diploid males by european colonies of the invasive hornet Vespa velutina nigrithorax. PLoS ONE 10, e0136680.

Dauby G, Duminil J, Heuertz M, et al. (2014) Congruent phylogeographical patterns of eight tree species in Atlantic Central Africa provide insights into the past dynamics of forest cover. Molecular Ecology 23, 2299-2312.

Dávila F, Chérasse S, Boomsma JJ, Aron S (2015) Ant sperm storage organs do not have phenoloxidase constitutive immune activity. Journal of Insect Physiology 78, 9-14.

Dellicour S, Michez D, Rasplus J-Y, Mardulyn P (2015) Impact of past climatic changes and resource availability on the population demography of three food-specialist bees. Molecular Ecology 24, 1074-1090.

Dellicour S, Kastally C, Hardy OJ, Mardulyn P (2014) Comparing phylogeographic hypotheses by simulating DNA sequences under a spatially explicit model of coalescence. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31, 3359-3372.

Donkpegan ASL, Hardy OJ, Lejeune P, et al. (2014) On a species complex, Afzelia, in African forests of economic and ecological interest. A review. Biotechnology, Agronomy and Society and Environment 18, 233-246.

Duminil J, Mona S, Mardulyn P, et al. (2015) Late Pleistocene molecular dating of past population fragmentation and demographic changes in African rain forest tree species supports the forest refuge hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography 42, 1443-54.

Duminil J (2014) Mitochondrial genome and plant taxonomy. Methods in Molecular Biology 1115, 121-140.

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.

Host B, Twyffels L, Roisin Y, Vanderwinden J-M (2014) Three-dimensional visualization of termite (Apicotermitinae) enteric valve using confocal laser scanning microscopy. Journal of Microscopy 255, 116-122.

Moerman R, Vanderplanck M, Roger N, et al. (In press) Growth rate of bumblebee larvae is related to pollen amino acids. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Pearcy M, Delescaille N, Lybaert P, Aron S (2014) Team swimming in ant spermatozoa. Biology Letters 10, 20140308.

Quinzin MC, Mardulyn P (2014) Multi-locus DNA sequence variation in a complex of four leaf beetle species with parapatric distributions: mitochondrial and nuclear introgressions reveal recent hybridization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78, 14-24.

Tosso F, Daïnou K, Hardy OJ, Sinsin B, Doucet J-L (2015) Guibourtia Benn.: a high conservation value genus. A review. Biotechnology, Agronomy and Society and Environment 19, 71-88.

Vleminckx J, Drouet T, Amani C, et al. (2015) Impact of fine-scale edaphic heterogeneity on tree species assembly in a central African rainforest. Journal of Vegetation Science 26, 134-144.

Vleminckx J, Morin-Rivat J, Biwolé AB, et al. (2014) Soil charcoal to assess the impacts of past human disturbances on tropical forests. PLoS ONE 9, e108121.

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.


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