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Publications by the CoE in 2016

Articles in refereed scientific journals

Aanen D., Beekman M. & Kokko H. 2016. Weird sex: the underappreciated diversity of sexual reproduction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: .

Anttila J., Laakso J., Kaitala V. & Ruokolainen L. 2016. Environmental variation enables invasions of environmental opportunist pathogens. Oikos 125: 1144–1152.

Arias M., Mappes J., Théry M. & Llaurens V. 2016. Inter-species variation in unpalatability does not explain polymorphism in a mimetic species. Evolutionary Ecology 3 : 419-433.

Booksmythe I., Head M.L., Keogh J.S. & Jennions M.D. 2016. The fitness consequences of artificial selection on relative male genital size. Nature Communications 7: 11597.

Bos N., Pulliainen U., Sundström L. & Freitak D. 2016. Starvation resistance and tissue-specific gene expression of stress-related genes in a naturally inbred ant population. Royal Society Open Science 3: 160062.

Buechel S.D., Booksmythe I., Kotrschal A., Jennions M.D. & Kolm N. 2016. Artificial selection on male genitalia length alters female brain size. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 283: 20161796.

Cairns J., Jalasvuori M., Ojala V., Brockhurst M. & Hiltunen T. 2016. Conjugation is necessary for a bacterial plasmid to survive under protozoan predation. Biology Letters 12: 20150953.

Chargé R., Wedell N., Lindstedt C., Hämäläinen L., Övermark E. & Mappes J. 2016. Variation in male fertility in a polymorphic moth, Parasemia plantaginis. Animal Behaviour 111: 33–40.

Couchoux C., Seppä P. & van Nouhyus S. 2016. Strong dispersal in a parasitoid wasp overwhelms habitat fragmentation and host population dynamics. Molecular Ecology 25: 3344–3355.

Dickel F., Freitak D. & Mappes J. 2016. Long-term prophylactic antibiotic treatment: Effects on survival, immunocompetence and reproduction success of Parasemia plantaginis (Lepidoptera: Erebidae). Journal of Insect Science 16: 1–7.

Dutra L.A.L, Almeida G.M.F., Oliveira G.P., Abrahao J.S., Kroon E.G. & Trindade G.S. 2016. Molecular evidence of Orthopoxvirus DNA in capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) stool samples. Archives of Virology 162: 439–448.

Fritzsche K., Booksmythe I. & Arnqvist G. 2016. Sex ratio bias leads to the evolution of sex role reversal in honey locust beetles. Current Biology 26: 2522–2526.

Fromhage L., Jennions M. & Kokko H. 2016. The evolution of sex roles in mate searching. Evolution 70: 617–624.

Gerber N. & Kokko H. 2016. Sexual conflict and the evolution of asexuality at low population densities. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 283: 20161280.

Gordon D.S. & Lea S.E.G. 2016. Who punishes? The status of the punishers affects the perceived success of, and indirect benefits from, “moralistic” punishment. Evolutionary Psychology 14: 1474704916658042.

Harts A.M.F., Booksmythe I. & Jennions M.D. 2016. Mate guarding and frequent copulation in birds: a meta-analysis of their relationship to paternity and male phenotype. Evolution 70: 2789–2808.

Harts A., Jaatinen K. & Kokko H. 2016. Evolution of natal and breeding dispersal: when is a territory an asset worth protecting? Behavioral Ecology 27: 287–294.

Harts A., Kristensen K. & Kokko H. 2016. Predation can select for later and more synchronous arrival times in migrating species. Oikos 125: 1528–1538.

Hayes C.L., Callander S., Booksmythe I., Backwell P.R.Y. & Jennions M.D. 2016. Mate choice and the operational sex ratio: an experimental test with robotic crabs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 1455–1461.

Helanterä H. 2016. An organismal perspective on the evolution of insect societies. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 4: 6.

Helanterä H., Kulmuni J. & Pamilo P. 2016. Sex allocation conflict between queens and workers in Formica pratensis wood ants predicts seasonal sex ratio variation. Evolution 70: 2387–2394.

Holman L., Trontti K. & Helanterä H. 2016. Queen pheromones modulate DNA methyltransferase activity in bee and ant workers. Biology Letters 12: 20151038.

Jeliazkov A., Mimet A., Chargé R., Jiguet F., Devictor V. & Chiron F. 2016. Impacts of agricultural intensification on bird communities: New insights from a multi-level and multi-facet approach of biodiversity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 216: 9–22.

Jones R.S., Speed M.P. & Mappes J. 2016. Parameterising a public good: how experiments on predation can be used to predict cheat frequencies. Evolutionary Ecology 30: 825.

Ketola T., Mikonranta L., & Mappes J. 2016. Evolution of bacterial life history traits is sensitive to community structure. Evolution 70: 1334–1341.

Ketola T., Mikonranta L., Laakso J. & Mappes J. 2016. Different food sources elicit fast changes to bacterial virulence. Biology Letters 12: 20150660.

Kikuchi D.W., Mappes J., Sherratt T.N. & Valkonen J.K. 2016. Selection for multicomponent mimicry: equal feature salience and variation in preferred traits. Behavioral Ecology 27: 1515–1521.

Klein A., Schultner E., Lowak H., Schrader L., Heinze J., Holman L. & Oettler J. 2016. Evolution of social insect polyphenism facilitated by the sex differentiation cascade. PLoS Genetics 12(3): e1005952.

Kronholm I., & Collins S. 2016. Epigenetic mutations can both help and hinder adaptive evolution. Molecular Ecology 25: 1856–1868.

Kronholm I., Johannesson H. & Ketola T. 2016. Epigenetic control of phenotypic plasticity in the filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6(12): 4009–4022.

Larsen J., Nehring V., d'Ettorre P. & Bos N. 2016. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 1433.

Lehmann P., Margus A. & Lindström L. 2016. Inheritance patterns of photoperiodic diapause induction in Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Physiological Entomology 41: 218–223.

Lehmann P., Boratynski Z., Mappes T., Mousseau T.A. & Møller A.P. 2016. Fitness costs of increased cataract frequency and cumulative radiation dose in natural mammalian populations from Chernobyl. Scientific Reports 6: 19974.

Lehtonen J., Kokko H. & Parke G.A. 2016. What do isogamous organisms teach us about sex and the two sexes? Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B 371: 20150532.

Leppänen J, Seppä P., Vepsäläinen K. & Savolainen R. 2016. Mating isolation between the ant Myrmica rubra and its microgynous social parasite. Insectes Sociaux. 63: 79–86.

Lewis S.H., Salmela H. & Obbard D.J. 2016. Duplication and diversification of Dipteran argonaute genes, and the evolutionary divergence of Piwi and Aubergine. Genome Biology and Evolution 8: 507–518.

Lewis S.H., Webster C.L., Salmela H. & Obbard D.J. 2016. Repeated duplication of Argonaute2 is associated with strong selection and testis specialization in Drosophila. Genetics 204: 757–769.

Lindstedt C., Schroderus E., Lindström L., Mappes T. & Mappes J. 2016. Evolutionary constraints of warning signals: A genetic trade-off between the efficacy of larval and adult warning coloration can maintain variation in signal expression. Evolution 70: 2562–2572.

Macleod K.J., Brekke P., Ewen J.G. & Thorogood R. 2016. Minutes matter: brief hatching asynchrony adversely affects late-hatched hihi nestlings, but not life beyond the nest. Animal Behaviour 119: 111–118.

Morandin C., Tin M.M.Y., Sílvia Abril S., Gómez C., Pontieri L., Schiøtt M., Sundström L., Tsuji K., Pedersen J.S., Helanterä H. & Mikheyev A.S. 2016. Comparative transcriptomics reveals the conserved building blocks involved in parallel evolution of diverse phenotypic traits in ants. Genome Biology 17: 43.

Ojala V., Mattila S., Hoikkala V., Bamford J.K.H., Hiltunen T. & Jalasvuori M. 2016. Scoping the effectiveness and evolutionary obstacles in using plasmid-dependent phages to fight antibiotic resistance. Future Microbiology 11: 999–1000.

Ovčarenko I., Lindström L., Saikkonen K., Jauhiainen L., Kaseva J. & Vänninen I. 2016. Preconditioning of the generalist herbivore Trialeurodes vaporariorum to greenhouse monocultures and its subsequent performance on wild polycultures. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 159: 1–16.

Ozerov M.Y., Gross R., Bruneaux M., Vähä J.-P., Burimski O., Pukk L. & Vasemägi A. 2016. Genomewide introgressive hybridization patterns in wild Atlantic salmon influenced by inadvertent gene flow from hatchery releases. Molecular Ecology 25: 1275–1293.

Pentinsaari M., Salmela H., Mutanen M. & Roslin T. 2016. Molecular evolution of a widely-adopted taxonomic marker (COI) across the animal tree of life. Scientific Reports 6: 35275.

Penttinen R., Kinnula H., Lipponen A, Bamford J. & Sundberg L.-R. 2016. High nutrient concentration can induce virulence factor expression and cause higher virulence in an environmentally transmitted pathogen. Microbial Ecology 72: 955–964.

Puurtinen M., Elo M., Jalasvuori M., Kahilainen A., Ketola T., Kotiaho, J., Mönkkönen M. & Pentikäinen O. 2016. Temperature-dependent mutational robustness can explain faster molecular evolution at warm temperatures, affecting speciation rate and global patterns of species diversity. Ecography 39: 1025–1033.

Rautiala P. & Gardner A. 2016. Intragenomic conflict over soldier allocation in polyembryonic parasitoid wasps. The American Naturalist 187: E106-E115

Rodrigues A.M.M. & Kokko H. 2016. Models of social evolution: Can we do better to predict “who helps whom to achieve what”? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 371: 20150088.

Rönkä K., Mappes J., Kaila L. & Wahlberg N. 2016. Putting Parasemia in its phylogenetic place: a molecular analysis of the subtribe Arctiina (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology 41: 844–853.

Salmela H., Stark T., Stucki D., Fuchs S., Freitak D., Dey A., Kent C.F., Zayed A., Dhaygude K., Hokkanen H. & Sundström L. 2016. Ancient duplications have led to functional divergence of vitellogenin-like genes potentially involved in inflammation and oxidative stress in honey bees. Genome Biology and Evolution 8: 495–506.

Schultner E., Saramäki J. & Helanterä H. 2016. Genetic structure of native ant supercolonies varies in space and time. Molecular Ecology 25: 6196–6213.

Sundberg L.-R., Ketola T., Laanto E., Kinnula H., Bamford J.K.H., Penttinen R. & Mappes J. 2016. Intensive aquaculture selects for increased virulence and interference competition in bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20153069.

Thorogood R. & Davies N.B. 2016. Combining personal with social information facilitates host defences and explains why cuckoos should be secretive. Scientific Reports 6: 19872.

Umbers K.D.L. & Mappes J. 2016. Towards a tractable working hypothesis for deimatic displays. Animal Behaviour 113: e5–e7.

Wolf J. & Seppä P. 2016. Queen size dimorphism in social insects. Insectes Sociaux 63: 25–38.

Wolf J. & Seppä P. 2016. Dispersal and mating in a size-dimorphic ant. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 1267–1276.

Review articles

Lehtonen J., Kokko H. & Parker G.A. 2016. What do isogamous organisms teach us about sex and the two sexes? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150532.

Lindholm A.K., Dyer K.A., Firman R.C., Fishman L., Forstmeier W., Holman L., Johannesson H., Knief U., Kokko H., Larracuente A.M., Manser A., Montchamp-Moreau C., Petrosyan V.G., Pomiankowski A., Presgraves D.C., Safronova L.D., Sutter A., Unckless R.L., Verspoor R. L., Wedell N., Wilkinson G.S. & Price T.A.R. 2016. The ecology and evolutionary dynamics of meiotic drive. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 315–326.

Mokkonen M. & Lindstedt C. 2016. The evolutionary ecology of deception. Biological Reviews 91: 1020–1035.

Tilquin A. & Kokko H. 2016. What does the geography of parthenogenesis teach us about sex? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150538

Book sections

Pamilo P., Seppä P. & Helanterä H. 2016. Population genetics of wood ants. Pages 51–80 in: Wood Ant Ecology and Conservation (Eds. J.A. Stockan & E.J.H. Robinson), Cambridge University Press, UK.

Doctoral thesis

Kinnula Hanna 2016. The influence of infective dose, nutrient availability and coinfection on virulence of Flavobacterium columnare: implications of intensive aquaculture on opportunistic infections. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 321. Supervisors: Lotta-Riina Sundberg & Johanna Mappes.

Mattila Sari 2016. Small things matter - Of phages and antibiotic resistance conferring plasmids. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 322. Supervisors: Jaana Bamford & Matti Jalasjärvi.

Merikanto Ilona 2016. Disease dynamics, invasion and biological control of environmentally growing pathogens. University of Helsinki. Supervisors. Veijo Kaitala & Jouni Laakso.

Mäntynen Sari 2016. Something old, something new - Exploring membrane­-containing bacteriophages. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 312. Supervisors: Jaana Bamford & Hanna Oksanen.

Ojala Ville 2016. Counteracting the horizontal spread of bacterial antibiotic resistance with conjugative plasmid-dependent bacteriophages. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 317. Supervisors: Jaana Bamford & Matti Jalasvuori.

Ozan Martina 2016. Reproductive partitioning in the polygynous black ant Formica fusca. University of Helsinki. Supervisors: Liselotte Sundström & Heikki Helanterä.

Penttinen Reetta 2016. Genetic and environmental factors associated with the virulence of fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 316. Supervisors: Lotta-Riina Sundberg & Jaana Bamford.

Rautiala Petri 2016. Developments in the evolutionary theory of social interactions. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 320. Supervisors: Mikael Puurtinen & Heikki Helänterä.

Saarinen Kati 2016. The evolution of temperature tolerance and invasiveness in a fluctuating thermal enviroment. Jyväskylä Studies in Biological and Environmental Science 311. Supervisors: Tarmo Ketola, Jouni Laakso & Leena Lindström.

Wolf Jana 2016: Genetic and behavioural divergence of queen size morphs in the red ant Myrmica ruginodis. University of Helsinki. Supervisor: Perttu Seppä.

The Annual Report of the CoE

Annual Report 2014-2016