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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Posted by C Lowry Dec 13, 2012

Publications for the previous 4 to 5 weeks (Search done 12th December)

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EARTH SCIENCES

ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL MINERALOGY

ELANGOVAN, P., HEZEL, D.C., HOWARD, L., ARMSTRONG, R. & ABEL, R.L. 2012. PhaseQuant: A tool for quantifying tomographic data sets of geological specimens. Computers & Geosciences, 48: 323-329.  (Scientific Associate, Core funded)

Thorne, R., Roberts, S. & HERRINGTON, R. 2012. The formation and evolution of the Bitincke nickel laterite deposit, Albania. Mineralium Deposita, 47(8): 933-947. 

 

INVERTEBRATES AND PLANTS

Di MARTINO, E. & TAYLOR, P.D. 2012. Pyrisinellidae, a new family of anascan cheilostome bryozoans. Zootaxa(3534): 1-20. 

Edwards, D., SELDEN, P.A. & Axe, L. 2012. Selective Feeding In An Early Devonian Terrestrial Ecosystem. Palaios, 27(7-8): 509-522. 

LEGG, D.A., Sutton, M.D., EDGECOMBE, G.D. & Caron, J.B. 2012. Cambrian bivalved arthropod reveals origin of arthrodization. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 279(1748): 4699-4704. 

MA, X., Hou, X., EDGECOMBE, G.D. & Strausfeld, N.J. 2012. Complex brain and optic lobes in an early Cambrian arthropod. Nature, 490(7419): 258-261. 

OWEN, H.G. 2012. The Gault Group (Early Cretaceous, Albian), in East Kent, SE England; its lithology and ammonite biozonation. Proceedings of the Geologists Association, 123(5): 742-765. 

SMITH, A.B., Lloyd, G.T. & McGowan, A.J. 2012. Phanerozoic marine diversity: rock record modelling provides an independent test of large-scale trends. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 279(1746): 4489-4495. 

Torsvik, T.H. & COCKS, L.R.M. 2012. From Wegener until now: the development of our understanding of Earth's Phanerozoic evolution. Geologica Belgica, 15(3): 181-192. 

Torsvik, T.H., Van der Voo, R., Preeden, U., Mac Niocaill, C., Steinberger, B., Doubrovine, P.V., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Domeier, M., Gaina, C., Tohver, E., Meert, J.G., McCausland, P.J.A. & COCKS, L.R.M. 2012. Phanerozoic polar wander, palaeogeography and dynamics. Earth-Science Reviews, 114(3-4): 325-368. 

 

MINERAL AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Aoudjehane, H.C., Avice, G., Barrat, J.A., Boudouma, O., Chen, G., Duke, M.J.M., Franchi, I.A., Gattacceca, J., GRADY, M.M., Greenwood, R.C., Herd, C.D.K., Hewins, R., Jambon, A., Marty, B., Rochette, P., SMITH, C.L., Sautter, V., Verchovsky, A., Weber, P. & Zanda, B. 2012. Tissint Martian Meteorite: A Fresh Look at the Interior, Surface, and Atmosphere of Mars. Science, 338(6108): 785-788. 

 

 

VERTEBRATES, ANTHROPOLOGY & MICROPALAEONTOLOGY

Han, F.L., BARRETT, P.M., Butler, R.J. & Xu, X. 2012. Postcranial anatomy of Jeholosaurus Shangyuanensis (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Lower Cretaceous Yixian formation of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32(6): 1370-1395. 

Blumenschine, R.J., Stanistreet, I.G., Njau, J.K., Bamford, M.K., Masao, F.T., Albert, R.M., Stollhofen, H., ANDREWS, P., Prassack, K.A., McHenry, L.J., Fernandez-Jalvo, Y., Camilli, E.L. & Ebert, J.I. 2012. Environments and hominin activities across the FLK Peninsula during Zinjanthropus times (1.84 Ma), Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Journal of Human Evolution, 63(2): 364-383. 

Nesbitt, S.J., BARRETT, P.M., Werning, S., Sidor, C.A. & Charig, A.J. 2013. The oldest dinosaur? A Middle Triassic dinosauriform from Tanzania Biology  Letters, 9 (1): doi:10.1098/rsbl.2012.0949  

Rücklin, M., Donoghue, P.C.J., JOHANSON, Z., Trinajstic, K., Marone, F., Stampanoni, M., et al. 2012. Development of teeth and jaws in the earliest jawed vertebrates Nature, 491: 748-751. 

Stuart, A.J. & LISTER, A.M. 2012. Extinction chronology of the woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis in the context of late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions in northern Eurasia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 51: 1-17. 

 

 

LIFE SCIENCES 

 

AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES

CARPENTER, D., HAMMOND, P.M., SHERLOCK, E., LIDGETT, A., LEIGH, K. & EGGLETON, P. 2012. Biodiversity of soil macrofauna in the New Forest: a benchmark study across a national park landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 21(13): 3385-3410. 

GRUHL, A. & OKAMURA, B. 2012. Development and myogenesis of the vermiform Buddenbrockia (Myxozoa) and implications for cnidarian body plan evolution. Evodevo, 3: Article 10. 

HAYES, P., Justine, J.L. & BOXSHALL, G.A. 2012. The genus Caligus Muller, 1785 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida): two new species from reef associated fishes in New Caledonia, and some nomenclatural problems resolved. Zootaxa(3534): 21-39. 

Juttner, I., CHIMONIDES, P.J. & Ormerod, S.J. 2012. Developing a diatom monitoring network in an urban river-basin: initial assessment and site selection. Hydrobiologia, 695(1): 137-151. 

Kaji, T., Maran, B.A.V., Kondoh, Y., Ohtsuka, S., BOXSHALL, G.A. & Tsukagoshi, A. 2012. The lunule of caligid copepods: an evolutionarily novel structure. Evolution & Development, 14(6): 465-475. 

Norlinder, E., Nygren, A., WIKLUND, H. & Pleijel, F. 2012. Phylogeny of scale-worms (Aphroditiformia, Annelida), assessed from 18SrRNA, 28SrRNA, 16SrRNA, mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI), and morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65(2): 490-500. 

WILLIAMS, S.T. 2012. Advances in molecular systematics of the vetigastropod superfamily Trochoidea. Zoologica Scripta, 41(6): 571-595. 

 

 

GENOMIC AND MICROBIAL DIVERSITY

Adl, S.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Lane, C.E., Lukes, J., BASS, D., Bowser, S.S., Brown, M.W., Burki, F., Dunthorn, M., Hampl, V., Heiss, A., Hoppenrath, M., Lara, E., le Gall, L., Lynn, D.H., McManus, H., Mitchell, E.A.D., Mozley-Stanridge, S.E., Parfrey, L.W., Pawlowski, J., Rueckert, S., Shadwick, L., Schoch, C.L., Smirnov, A. & Spiegel, F.W. 2012. The Revised Classification of Eukaryotes. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 59(5): 429-493. 

Hernandez-Triana, L.M., Crainey, J.L., HALL, A., Fatih, F., MACKENZIE-DODDS, J., SHELLEY, A.J., Zhou, X., Post, R.J., Gregory, T.R. & Hebert, P.D.N. 2012. DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa(3514): 43-69. 

JUNGBLUT, A.D., Vincent, W.F. & Lovejoy, C. 2012. Eukaryotes in Arctic and Antarctic cyanobacterial mats. Fems Microbiology Ecology, 82(2): 416-428. 

JUNGBLUT, A.D., Wood, S.A., Hawes, I., Webster-Brown, J. & Harris, C. 2012. The Pyramid Trough Wetland: environmental and biological diversity in a newly created Antarctic protected area. Fems Microbiology Ecology, 82(2): 356-366. 

SIMS, P.A. & Witkowski, J. 2012. Generic limits within the Eupodiscaceae: I. Observations on three unusual species of Cerataulus, with reference to the type species, C. turgidus. Diatom Research, 27(4): 223-236. 

Weerakoon, G., Aptroot, A., Lumbsch, H.T., WOLSELEY, P.A., Wijeyaratne, S.C. & GUEIDAN, C. 2012. New molecular data on Pyrenulaceae from Sri Lanka reveal two well-supported groups within this family. Lichenologist, 44(5): 639-647. 

 

 

PARASITES & VECTORS

BRAY, R.A. & Cribb, T.H. 2012. Reorganisation of the superfamily Lepocreadioidea Odhner, 1905 based on an inferred molecular phylogeny. Systematic Parasitology, 83(3): 169-177. 

Eiras, J.C., Lu, Y.S., GIBSON, D.I., Fiala, I., Saraiva, A., Cruz, C. & Santos, M.J. 2012. Synopsis of the species of Chloromyxum Mingazinni, 1890 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Chloromyxidae). Systematic Parasitology, 83(3): 203-225. 

Hernandez-Triana, L.M., Crainey, J.L., HALL, A., Fatih, F., MACKENZIE-DODDS, J., SHELLEY, A.J., Zhou, X., Post, R.J., Gregory, T.R. & Hebert, P.D.N. 2012. DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa(3514): 43-69. 

Huhtamo, E., Moureau, G., COOK, S., Julkunen, O., Putkuri, N., Kurkela, S., Uzcategui, N.Y., HARBACH, R.E., Gould, E.A., Vapalahti, O. & de Lamballerie, X. 2012. Novel insect-specific flavivirus isolated from northern Europe. Virology, 433(2): 471-478. 

LEFEBVRE, F., Wielgoss, S., Nagasawa, K. & Moravec, F. 2012. On the origin of Anguillicoloides crassus, the invasive nematode of anguillid eels. Aquatic Invasions, 7(4): 443-453. 

Swiderski, Z., Miquel, J., Marigo, A.M. & GIBSON, D.I. 2012. Ultrastructure of vitellogenesis and vitellocytes in the trypanorhynch cestode Aporhynchus menezesi, a parasite of the velvet belly lanternshark Etmopterus spinax. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 335(9): 573-584. 

WEBSTER, B.L., EMERY, A.M., Webster, J.P., GOUVRAS, A., Garba, A., Diaw, O., Seye, M.M., Tchuente, L.A.T., Simoonga, C., Mwanga, J., Lange, C., Kariuki, C., Mohammed, K.A., Stothard, J.R. & ROllINSON, D. 2012. Genetic Diversity within Schistosoma haematobium: DNA Barcoding Reveals Two Distinct Groups. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6(10). 

 

PLANTS

Cantonati, M., Fureder, L., Gerecke, R., Juttner, I. & COX, E.J. 2012. Crenic habitats, hotspots for freshwater biodiversity conservation: toward an understanding of their ecology. Freshwater Science, 31(2): 463-480. 

Dong, S.S., Schafer-Verwimp, A., Meinecke, P., Feldberg, K., Bombosch, A., Pocs, T., Schmidt, A.R., Reitner, J., SCHNEIDER, H. & Heinrichs, J. 2012. Tramps, narrow endemics and morphologically cryptic species in the epiphyllous liverwort Diplasiolejeunea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65(2): 582-594. 

Iamonico, D. & JARVIS, C.E. 2012. Lectotypification of Linnaean names in the genus Celosia L. (Amaranthaceae). Taxon, 61(5): 1101-1102. 

Iamonico, D., Sukhorukov, A.P. & JARVIS, C.E. 2012. Lectotypification of the Linnaean name Anabasis foliosa L. (Chenopodiaceae). Taxon, 61(5): 1103-1104. 

KNAPP, S. 2012. The Life of a Leaf [Book Review]. Nature, 490(7420): 339-340. 

Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Nielsen, R., Gunnarsson, K., Egilsdottir, S., Pedersen, P.M. & BRODIE, J. 2012. New insights into the biodiversity and generic relationships of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. European Journal of Phycology, 47(2): 146-159. 

Van de Vijver, B., Ector, L. & COX, E.J. 2012. Ultrastructure of Diatomella balfouriana with a discussion of septum-like structures in diatom genera. Diatom Research, 27(4): 213-221. 

 

 

TERRESTRIAL INVERTEBRATES

Burckhardt, D. & OUVRARD, D. 2012. A revised classification of the jumping plant-lice (Hemiptera: Psylloidea). Zootaxa(3509): 1-34. 

CARPENTER, D., HAMMOND, P.M., SHERLOCK, E., LIDGETT, A., LEIGH, K. & EGGLETON, P. 2012. Biodiversity of soil macrofauna in the New Forest: a benchmark study across a national park landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation, 21(13): 3385-3410.

Dankittipakul, P. & BECCALONI, J. 2012. Validation and new synonymies proposed for Cheiracanthium species from South and Southeast Asia (Araneae, Clubionidae). Zootaxa(3510): 77-86. 

KUHLMANN, M. 2012. Two new species of the South African endemic bee genus Rediviva Friese (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Melittidae). Zootaxa(3517): 71-78. 

Oberprieler, S.K., RASNITSYN, A.P. & Brothers, D.J. 2012. The first wasps from the Upper Jurassic of Australia (Hymenoptera: Evanioidea, Praeaulacidae). Zootaxa(3503): 47-54.  (

Pham, N.T., BROAD, G.R. & Zwakhals, K. 2012. First record of the genus Dolichomitus Smith (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) from Vietnam, with description of one new species. Zootaxa(3519): 77-84. 

Veijalainen, A., Wahlberg, N., BROAD, G.R., Erwin, T.L., Longino, J.T. & Saaksjarvi, I.E. 2012. Unprecedented ichneumonid parasitoid wasp diversity in tropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 279(1748): 4694-4698. 

 

VERTEBRATES

BRITZ, R. & Toledo-Piza, M. 2012. Egg surface structure of the freshwater toadfish Thalassophryne amazonica (Teleostei: Batrachoididae) with information on its distribution and natural habitat. Neotropical Ichthyology, 10(3): 593-599. 

 

 

SCIENCE FACILITIES

Burnham, A.D. & BERRY, A.J. 2012. An experimental study of trace element partitioning between zircon and melt as a function of oxygen fugacity. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 95: 196-212. 

Chakhmouradian, A.R. & ZAITSEV, A.N. 2012. Rare Earth Mineralization in Igneous Rocks: Sources and Processes. Elements, 8(5): 347-353. 

ELANGOVAN, P., HEZEL, D.C., HOWARD, L., ARMSTRONG, R. & ABEL, R.L. 2012. PhaseQuant: A tool for quantifying tomographic data sets of geological specimens. Computers & Geosciences, 48: 323-329. 

Hernandez-Triana, L.M., Crainey, J.L., HALL, A., Fatih, F., MACKENZIE-DODDS, J., SHELLEY, A.J., Zhou, X., Post, R.J., Gregory, T.R. & Hebert, P.D.N. 2012. DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa(3514): 43-69. 

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Life Sciences Seminar

 

Sap-suckers of the Tree of Life: how closely are they related to their feeding branches?

 

 

David Ouvrard

Terrestrial Invertebrates, Dept. of Life Sciences, NHM

 

Wednesday 19 of December 11:00
Sir Neil Chalmers seminar room, Darwin Centre LG16 (below Attenborough studio)

 

 

Sternorrhyncha comprise four super-families among the most damaging agricultural pests. Furthermore, Coccoidea (scale insects - 8000 species), Aphidoidea (aphids, phylloxerans, and adelgids - 5000 species), Psylloidea (jumping plant-lice - 3800 species) and Aleyrodoidea (whiteflies - 1500 species) are driving ecosystems as primary consumers of phloem sap. Various degrees of insect/plant associations, from strict monophagy to high polyphagy, are observed among them and at different classification levels.

 

Until now, several assumptions of co- or ‘parallel-’ evolution between the insects and their host-plants have been made, but rarely using a phylogenetic framework to test these hypotheses. Focusing on Psylloidea, I will trace the macroevolution of these phytophagous insects, from fossil proto-homopterans to the extant fauna, based on the evolution of some striking morphological characters.

 

In parallel, the large-scale analysis of patterns of associations between insects and plants has been made possible using the global datasets compiled and organised in databases such as “Psyl’list” or “White-Files”, originally oriented towards taxonomic information dissemination only. The synthesis of recent taxonomic studies into a revised classification of the Psylloidea offers a framework for further phylogenetic reconstructions, a research basis in the fields of Ecology and Conservation, as well as a management tool for collaborators involved in Integrated Pest Management

 

 

For additional details on attending this or other seminars see http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/seminars-events/index.html