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Recent publications

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.

Boulay R, Aron S, Cerdá X, et al. (2017) Social life in arid environments: the case study of Cataglyphis ants. Annual Review of Entomology 62, 305-321.

Chérasse S, Aron S (2017) Measuring inotocin receptor gene expression in chronological order in ant queens. Hormones and Behavior 96, 116-121.

Dauby G, Zaiss R, Blach-Overgaard A, et al. (2016) RAINBIO: a mega-database of tropical African vascular plants distributions. PhytoKeys 74, 1-18.

Dávila F, Aron S (2017) Protein restriction affects sperm number but not sperm viability in male ants. Journal of Insect Physiology 100, 71-76.

Demenou BB, Hardy OJ (2017) Development, characterization, and cross-amplification of microsatellite markers in the understudied african genus Anthonotha (Fabaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 5, 1600120.

Donkpegan ASL, Doucet J-L, Migliore J, et al. (2017) Evolution in African tropical trees displaying ploidy-habitat association: the genus Afzelia (Leguminosae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107, 270-281.

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.

Hamidi R, de Biseau J-C, Bourguignon T, et al. (2017) Dispersal strategies in the highly polygynous ant Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pygmaea Forel (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). PLoS ONE 12, e0178813.

Hellemans S, Bourguignon T, Kyjaková P, Hanus R, Roisin Y (2017) Mitochondrial and chemical profiles reveal a new genus and species of Neotropical termite with snapping soldiers, Palmitermes impostor (Termitidae : Termitinae). Invertebrate Systematics 31, 394-405.

Kuhn A, Bauman D, Darras H, Aron S (2017) Sex-biased dispersal creates spatial genetic structure in a parthenogenetic ant with a dependent-lineage reproductive system. Heredity 119, 207-213.

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.

Monthe FS, Duminil J, Tosso F, Migliore J, Hardy OJ (2017) Characterization of microsatellite markers in two exploited African trees, Entandrophragma candollei and E. utile (Meliaceae). Applications in Plant Sciences 5, 1600130.

Nduwarugira D, Mpawenayo B, Roisin Y (2017) The role of high termitaria in the composition and structure of the termite assemblage in Miombo woodlands of southern Burundi. Insect Conservation and Diversity 10, 120-128.

Norman V, Darras H, Tranter C, Aron S, Hughes WOH (2016) Cryptic lineages hybridize for worker production in the harvester ant Messor barbarus. Biology Letters 12, 20160542.

Quinzin MC, Normand S, Dellicour S, Svenning J-C, Mardulyn P (2017) Glacial survival of trophically linked boreal species in northern Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284, 2016.2799.

Tosso F, Doucet J-L, Migliore J, et al. (2017) Characterization of microsatellite markers in the African tropical tree species Guibourtia ehie (Fabaceae, Detarioideae). Applications in Plant Sciences 5, 1700023.

Willot Q, Gueydan C, Aron S (2017) Proteome stability, heat hardening, and heat-shock protein expression profiles in Cataglyphis desert ants. Journal of Experimental Biology 220, 1721-1728.


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