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Recent publications

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.

Boom AF, Migliore J, Kaymak E, Meerts P & Hardy OJ (2022) Nuclear ribosomal phylogeny of Brachystegia: new markers for new insights about rain forests and Miombo woodlands evolution. Plant Ecology and Evolution 155: 301-314.

D'Haijère T, Kaymak E, Boom AF, et al. (2022) Diversification of the orchid genus Tridactyle: origin of endemism on the oceanic islands of São Tomé & Príncipe in the Gulf of Guinea. Journal of Biogeography 49, 523-536.

Degueldre F, Aron S (In press) Long-term sperm storage in eusocial Hymenoptera. Biological Reviews.

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.

Guiglielmoni N, Houtain A, Derzelle A, Van Doninck K, Flot J-F (2021) Overcoming uncollapsed haplotypes in long-read assemblies of non-model organisms. BMC Bioinformatics 22, 303.

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.

Lukicheva S, Flot J-F, Mardulyn P, Eyre-Walker A (2021) Genome assembly of the cold-tolerant leaf beetle Gonioctena quinquepunctata, an important resource for studying its evolution and reproductive barriers between species. Genome Biology and Evolution 13, evab134.

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, 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.

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.

Van Rossum F & Hardy OJ (2022) Guidelines for genetic monitoring of translocated plant populations. Conservation Biology 36: e13670.

Vanden Abeele S, Janssens SB, Piñeiro R, Hardy OJ (2021) Evidence of past forest fragmentation in the Congo Basin from the phylogeography of a shade-tolerant tree with limited seed dispersal: Scorodophloeus zenkeri (Fabaceae, Detarioideae). BMC Ecology and Evolution 21, 50.


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