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Recent publications

Araujo N, Hellemans S, Roisin Y, Fournier D (2023) Transcriptomic profiling of castes and of sexually and parthenogenetically produced reproductive females in the termite Cavitermes tuberosus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 171, 350-360.

Bhasin OB, Sergeant S, Hardy OJ (2022) Development and characterization of microsatellite markers in the African timber tree species Cylicodiscus gabunensis (Fabaceae). Molecular Biology Reports 49: 11209-11214.

Dacquin P, Caiti E, Grégoire J-C, Aron S (In press) Preemergence mating, inbreeding, and their consequences in the bark beetle Ips typographus. Journal of Pest Science.

Degueldre F, Aron S (2023) Long-term sperm storage in eusocial Hymenoptera. Biological Reviews 98, 567-583.

Degueldre F, Aron S (2023) Sperm competition increases sperm production and quality in Cataglyphis desert ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 290, 20230216.

Degueldre F, Aron S (In press) Age-related changes in male ant sperm quality. Journal of Zoology.

Formenti G, Theissinger K, Fernandes C, et al. (2022) The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 37, 197-202.

Fournier D, Aron S (2021) Hybridization and invasiveness in social insects – The good, the bad and the hybrid. Current Opinion in Insect Science 46, 1-9.

Lecocq de Pletincx N, Aron S (2022) Sociogenetic structure, reproductive strategies and queen replacement in the erratic ant (Tapinoma erraticum). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 136, 354-363.

Matvijev K, Dellicour S, Kaymak E, Hardy OJ (2022) Spatially explicit phylogeographical reconstruction sheds light on the history of the forest cover in the Congo Basin. Journal of Biogeography 49: 2256-2268.

Perez R, Aron S (2023) Protective role of trehalose in the Namib desert ant, Ocymyrmex robustior. Journal of Experimental Biology 226, jeb245149.

Perez R, Benbachir M, Decroo C, et al. (2023) Cataglyphis desert ants use distinct behavioral and physiological adaptations to cope with extreme thermal conditions. Journal of Thermal Biology 111, 103397.

Ramírez-Portilla C, Baird AH, Cowman PF, et al. (2022) Solving the coral species delimitation conundrum. Systematic Biology 71, 461-475.

Ramírez-Portilla C, Bieger IM, Belleman RG, et al. (2022) Quantitative three-dimensional morphological analysis supports species discrimination in complex-shaped and taxonomically challenging corals. Frontiers in Marine Science 9, 955582.

Redjdal A, Sahnoune M, Moali A, de Biseau J-C (2023) High divergence of cuticular hydrocarbons and hybridization success in two allopatric seven-spot ladybugs. Journal of Chemical Ecology 49, 103-115.

Renard T, Gueydan C, Aron S (2022) DNA methylation and expression of the egfr gene are associated with worker size in monomorphic ants. Scientific Reports 12, 21228.

Roisin Y (2022) Schievitermes globicornis, a new genus and species of Termitinae (Blattodea, Termitidae) from French Guiana. ZooKeys 2022, 103-114.

Vanden Abeele S, Matvijev K, Hardy OJ, et al. (2023) Genetic breaks caused by ancient forest fragmentation: phylogeography of Staudtia kamerunensis (Myristicaceae) reveals distinct clusters in the Congo Basin. Tree Genetics and Genomes 19, 27.


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