Publications 2017 2019

2019

Changes in gene DNA methylation and expression networks accompany caste specialization and age-related physiological changes in a social insect

Morandin, C., Brendel, V. P., Sundstrom, L., Helantera, H. & Mikheyev, A. S., Apr 2019, In : Molecular Ecology. 28, 8, p. 1975-1993 19 p.

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Defences against brood parasites from a social immunity perspective

Cotter, S. C., Pincheira-Donoso, D. & Thorogood, R., Feb 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 374, 1769, 12 p., 20180207.

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Developing differences: early-life effects and evolutionary medicine

Kuijper, B., Hanson, M. A., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Marshall, H. H., Ozanne, S. E. & Cant, M. A., 25 Feb 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 374, 1770, 7 p., 20190039.

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Different activation of immune-related genes in honey bee nurses and foragers (Apis mellifera)

Byhro, E. M. H., Salmela, H., Vitlic, A., Wang, Y., Munch, D. & Amdam, G., Aug 2019, In : Apidologie. 50, 4, p. 463-471 9 p.

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Diversity in warning coloration: selective paradox or the norm?

Briolat, E. S., Burdfield-Steel, E. R., Paul, S. C., Rönkä, K. H., Seymore, B. M., Stankowich, T. & Stuckert, A. M. M., Apr 2019, In : Biological Reviews. 94, 2, p. 388-414 27 p.

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Evaluating responses to temperature during pre-metamorphosis and carry-over effects at post-metamorphosis in the wood tiger moth (Arctia plantaginis)

A., G. J., Dhaygude, K., Behnaz, G., Kaisa, S., Janne, V. & Johanna, M., 14 Oct 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 374, 1783

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Evidence for natural selection and barrier leakage in candidate loci underlying speciation in wood ants

Kulmuni, J., Nouhaud, P., Pluckrose, L., Satokangas, I., Dhaygude, K. & Butlin, RK., 1 Jan 2019, In : bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology .

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Evolution of dispersal in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): a review on the dispersal strategies of sessile superorganisms

Hakala, S. M., Seppä, P. & Helanterä, H., 2019, In : Myrmecological news. 29, p. 35-55 21 p.

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Genetic relatedness and its causal role in the evolution of insect societies

Pernu, T. K. & Helanterä, H., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Biosciences. 44, 4, 12 p., 107.

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Genome organization and molecular characterization of the three Formica exsecta viruses—FeV1, FeV2 and FeV4

Dhaygude, K. U., Johansson, H., Kulmuni, J. K. & Sundström, L. B., 20 Feb 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, e6216, 25 p., 6216.

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Life history alterations upon oral and hemocoelic bacterial exposure in the butterfly Melitaea cinxia

Woestmann, L., Stucki, D. & Saastamoinen, M., 28 Aug 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 16 p.

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Live long and prosper: durable benefits of early-life care in banded mongooses

Vitikainen, E. I. K., Thompson, F. J., Marshall, H. H. & Cant, M. A., 25 Feb 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 374, 1770, 9 p., 20180114.

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Social evolution and the two elements of causation

Pernu, T. K. & Helanterä, H., Jul 2019, In : Oikos. 128, 7, p. 905-911 7 p.

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Social information use about novel aposematic prey is not influenced by a predator's previous experience with toxins

Hamalainen, L., Mappes, J., Rowlane, H. M. & Thorogood, R., 10 Jul 2019, In : Functional Ecology. 11 p.

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Stress responses upon starvation and exposure to bacteria in the ant Formica exsecta

Stucki, D., Freitak, D., Bos, N. & Sundstrom, L., 18 Feb 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, 17 p., 6428.

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The coevolutionary biology of brood parasitism: a call for integration

Thorogood, R., Spottiswoode, C. N., Portugal, S. J. & Gloag, R., 11 Feb 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 374, 1769, 7 p., 20180190.

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The first draft genomes of the ant Formica exsecta, and its Wolbachia endosymbiont reveal extensive gene transfer from endosymbiont to host.

Dhaygude, K. U., Nair, A., Johansson, H., Wurm, Y. & Sundström, L. B., 16 Apr 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 301, 16 p., 301.

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The possible role of ant larvae in the defence against social parasites

Pulliainen, O. U. I., Helanterä, H. O., Sundström, L. B. & Schultner, E. K., 6 Mar 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 286, 1898, 9 p., 20182867.

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Time Spent With Parents Varies With Early-Life Condition, but Does Not Predict Survival or Sociality of Juvenile Hihi

Franks, V. R., McCready, M., Savage, J. L. & Thorogood, R., 27 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 8 p., 322.

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Vitellogenin and vitellogenin-like gene expression patterns in relation to caste and task in the ant Formica fusca

Morandin, C., Hietala, A. & Helanterä, H., 25 Sep 2019, In : Insectes Sociaux.

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2018

Caste-dependent brood retrieval by workers in the ant Formica exsecta

Pulliainen, O. U. I., Bos, N. P. M., d'Ettorre, P. & Sundström, L. B., Jun 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 140, p. 151-159 9 p.

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Data collection and storage in long-term ecological and evolutionary studies: The Mongoose 2000 system

Marshall, H. H., Griffiths, D. J., Mwanguhya, F., Businge, R., Griffiths, A. G. F., Kyabulima, S., Mwesige, K., Sanderson, J. L., Thompson, F. J., Vitikainen, E. I. K. & Cant, M. A., 9 Jan 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, 15 p., 0190740.

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De novo transcriptome assembly and its annotation for the black ant Formica fusca at the larval stage

Morandin, C. M., Pulliainen, O. U. I. & Schultner, E. K., 18 Dec 2018, In : Scientific data . 5, 180282.

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Ecological conditions alter cooperative behaviour and its costs in a chemically defended sawfly

Lindstedt, C., Miettinen, A., Freitak, D., Ketola, T., Lopez-Sepulcre, A., Mäntylä, E. & Pakkanen, H., 15 Aug 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 285, 1884, 10 p., 20180466.

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Genetic analysis reveals Finnish Formica fennica populations do not form a separate genetic entity from F. exsecta

Hakala, S. M., Seppä, P., Heikkilä, M., Punttila, P., Sorvari, J. & Helanterä, H., 6 Dec 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 23 p., 6013.

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Increased survival of honeybees in the laboratory after simultaneous exposure to low doses of pesticides and bacteria

Dickel, F., Munch, D., Amdam, G. V., Mappes, J. & Freitak, D., 31 Jan 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, 18 p., 0191256.

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Induced immune responses in Formica fusca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Fuchs, S-A., Sundström, L. B., Bos, N., Stucki, D. & Freitak, D., 10 Dec 2018, In : Myrmecological news. 28, p. 53-66 14 p.

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Intragroup competition predicts individual foraging specialisation in a group-living mammal

Sheppard, K. E., Inger, R., McDonald, R. A., Barker, S., Jackson, A. L., Thompson, F. J., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Cant, M. A. & Marshall, H. H., May 2018, In : Ecology Letters. 21, 5, p. 665-673 9 p.

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Life-history trait variation in a queen-size dimorphic ant

Wolf, J. I., Punttila, P. & Seppä, P., Dec 2018, In : Ecological Entomology. 43, 6, p. 763-773 11 p.

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Multimodal Aposematic Signals and Their Emerging Role in Mate Attraction

Rojas, B., Burdfield-Steel, E., De Pasqual, C., Gordon, S., Hernandez, L., Mappes, J., Nokelainen, O., Ronka, K. & Lindstedt, C., 3 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 6, 24 p., 93.

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Older and wiser? Age differences in foraging and learning by an endangered passerine

Franks, V. R. & Thorogood, R., 2018, In : Behavioural Processes. 148, p. 1 - 9

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Social transmission of avoidance among predators facilitates the spread of novel prey

Thorogood, R., Kokko, H. & Mappes, J., Feb 2018, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 2, p. pages254–261 10 p.

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The evolutionary dynamics of adaptive virginity, sex-allocation, and altruistic helping in haplodiploid animals

Rautiala, P., Helantera, H. & Puurtinen, M., Jan 2018, In : Evolution. 72, 1, p. 30-38 9 p.

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Weak population structure in the ant Formica fusca

Johansson, H., Seppä, P. V., Helanterä, H. O., Trontti, N. K. & Sundström, L. B., 19 Jun 2018, In : PeerJ. 6:e5024

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2017

Deconstructing Superorganisms and Societies to Address Big Questions in Biology

Kennedy, P., Baron, G., Qiu, B., Freitak, D., Helantera, H., Hunt, E. R., Manfredini, F., O'Shea-Wheller, T., Patalano, S., Pull, C. D., Sasaki, T., Taylor, D., Wyatt, C. D. R. & Sumner, S., Nov 2017, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 32, 11, p. 861-872 12 p.

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De novo transcriptome assembly and its annotation for the aposematic wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis)

Galarza, J., Dhaygude, K. U. & Mappes, J., 21 Mar 2017, In : Genomics Data. 12, p. 71-73 3 p.

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Evolutionary constraints shape caste-specific gene expression across 15 ant species

Morandin, C., Mikheyev, A. S., Pedersen, J. S. & Helanterä, H., May 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 5, p. 1273-1284 12 p.

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Hemocyte-mediated phagocytosis differs between honey bee (Apis mellifera) worker castes

Hystad, E. M., Salmela, H., Amdam, G. V. & Münch, D., 6 Sep 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 9, e0184108.

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Heredity and Evolutionary Theory

Uller, T. & Helanterä, H. O., 1 Jan 2017, Challenging the Modern Synthesis: Adaptation, Development, and Inheritance. Huneman, P. & Walsh, D. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 280-316 37 p.

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Individual stress-resistance in the ant Formica exsecta

Stucki, D., 2017, University of Helsinki. 38 p.

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Intrinsic incompatibilities evolving as a by-product of divergent ecological selection: Considering them in empirical studies on divergence with gene flow

Kulmuni, J. & Westram, A. M., Jun 2017, In : Molecular Ecology. 26, 12, p. 3093-3103 11 p.

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Preface

van Nouhuys, S. & Seppa, P., Apr 2017, In : Annales Zoologici Fennici. 54, 1-4, p. 1-3 3 p.

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Regulation of Honeybee Worker (Apis mellifera) Life Histories by Vitellogenin

Harwood, G., Ihle, K., Salmela, H. & Amdam, G., 2017, Hormones, Brain, and Behavior. 3 ed. Oxford: Academic Press, Vol. 2. p. 403–420 403 p.

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Sources of variance in immunological traits: evidence of congruent latitudinal trends across species

Meister, H., Tammaru, T., Sandre, S-L. & Freitak, D., 15 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 14, p. 2606-2615 10 p.

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Survival and gene expression under different temperature and humidity regimes in ants

Stucki, D., Freitak, D. & Sundstrom, L., 31 Jul 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 7, 15 p., 0181137.

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The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA)

Boomsma, J. J., Brady, S. G., Dunn, R. R., Gadau, J., Heinze, J., Keller, L., Moreau, C. S., Sanders, N. J., Schrader, L., Schultz, T. R., Sundstrom, L., Ward, P. S., Wcislo, W. T., Zhang, G. & GAGA Consortium, Oct 2017, In : Myrmecological news. 25, p. 61-66 6 p.

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The Role of Brood in Eusocial Hymenoptera

Schultner, E., Oettler, J. & Helantera, H., Mar 2017, In : Quarterly Review of Biology. 92, 1, p. 39-78 40 p.

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