Publications

2020

Analysing age structure, residency and relatedness uncovers social network structure in aggregations of young birds

Franks, V. R., Ewen, J. G., McCready, M., Rowcliffe, J. M., Smith, D. & Thorogood, R., Aug 2020, In : Animal Behaviour. 166, p. 73-84 12 p.

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Are Finnish blackbirds becoming less migratory?

Kluen, E., 2 Apr 2020, In : Seurantauutiset: lajien seurannan ajankohtaislehti . 5, 1, p. 10-13 4 p.

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Brood recognition and discrimination in ants

Schultner, E. & Pulliainen, U., 22 Jan 2020, In : Insectes Sociaux. 67, 1, p. 11-34 24 p.

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Changes in social groups across reintroductions and effects on post-release survival

Franks, V. R., Andrews, C. E., Ewen, J. G., McCready, M., Parker, K. A. & Thorogood, R., Aug 2020, In : Animal Conservation. 23, 4, p. 443-454 12 p.

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Geographic mosaic of selection by avian predators on hindwing warning colour in a polymorphic aposematic moth

Ronka, K., Valkonen, J. K., Nokelainen, O., Rojas, B., Gordon, S., Burdfield-Steel, E. & Mappes, J., 2020, In : Ecology Letters. 10 p.

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Instability of natural selection at candidate barrier loci underlying speciation in wood ants

Kulmuni, J., Nouhaud, P., Pluckrose, L., Satokangas, I., Dhaygude, K. & Butlin, R. K., 2 Oct 2020, In : Molecular Ecology. 29, 20, 12 p.

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Integrating drone-borne thermal imaging with artificial intelligence to locate bird nests on agricultural land

Santangeli, A., Chen, Y., Kluen, E., Chirumamilla, R., Tiainen, J. & Loehr, J., 14 Jul 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 8 p., 10993.

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Limited dispersal and an unexpected aggression pattern in a native supercolonial ant

Hakala, S. M., Ittonen, M., Seppä, P. & Helanterä, H., Apr 2020, In : Ecology and Evolution. 10, 8, p. 3671-3685 15 p.

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Maternal stress or sleep during pregnancy are not reflected on telomere length of newborns

Ämmälä, A-J., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Hovatta, I., Paavonen, J., Saarenpää-Heikkilä, O., Kylliäinen, A., Pölkki, P., Porkka-Heiskanen, T. & Paunio, T., 19 Aug 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 10 p., 13986.

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Multi-locus interactions and the build-up of reproductive isolation

Satokangas, I., Martin, S. H., Helanterä, H., Saramaki, J. & Kulmuni, J., 31 Aug 2020, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 375, 11 p., 20190543.

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Predators' consumption of unpalatable prey does not vary as a function of bitter taste perception

Hämäläinen, L., Mappes, J., Thorogood, R., Valkonen, J. K., Karttunen, K., Salmi, T. & Rowlanda, H. M., 2020, In : Behavioral Ecology. 31, 2, p. 383-392 10 p.

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Secondary Evolve and Resequencing: An Experimental Confirmation of Putative Selection Targets without Phenotyping

Burny, C., Nolte, V., Nouhaud, P., Dolezal, M. & Schloetterer, C., Mar 2020, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 12, 3, p. 151-159 9 p.

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Seeing red? Colour biases of foraging birds are context dependent

Teichmann, M., Thorogood, R. & Hämäläinen, L., Sep 2020, In : Animal Cognition. 23, 5, p. 1007-1018 12 p.

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Seurantauutiset 2020

Björklund, H. (ed.), Honkala, J., Huttunen, H., Kluen, E., Lahti, K., Lehikoinen, A., Lehikoinen, P., Mäkeläinen, S., Piha, M., Tirri, I., Vasko, V. & Valkama, J., 2 Apr 2020, Helsinki: Luonnontieteellinen keskusmuseo. 36 p.

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Social learning within and across predator species reduces attacks on novel aposematic prey

Hämäläinen, L., Mappes, J., Rowland, H. M., Teichmann, M. & Thorogood, R., May 2020, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 89, 5, p. 1153-1164 12 p.

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Strong gene flow undermines local adaptations in a host parasite system

Seppä, P., Bonelli, M., Dupont, S., Hakala, S. M., Bagnères, A-G. & Lorenzi, M. C., 1 Sep 2020, In : Insects. 11, 9, 19 p.

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The signal detection problem of aposematic prey revisited: integrating prior social and personal experience

Hämäläinen, L. & Thorogood, R., 6 Jul 2020, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 375, 1802, 9 p., 20190473.

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Understanding Admixture: Haplodiploidy to the Rescue

Nouhaud, P., Blanckaert, A., Bank, C. & Kulmuni, J., Jan 2020, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 35, 1, p. 34-42 9 p.

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2019

Acute social isolation alters neurogenomic state in songbird forebrain

George, Julia M., Bell, Zachary W., Condliffe, Daniel, Dohrer, Kirstin, Abaurrea Fernandez de Arcaya, T. M., Spencer, Karen, Leitão, Albertine, Gahr, Manfred, Hurd, Paul J. & Clayton, David, F., 22 Jul 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 38, p. 23311–23316 6 p.

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Ants reign over a distinct microbiome in forest soil

Lindström, S., Timonen, S., Sundström, L. & Johansson, H., Dec 2019, In : Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 139, 11 p., 107529.

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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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Comparison of twelve ant species and their susceptibility to fungal infection

Bos, N., Kankaanpää-Kukkonen, V., Freitak, D., Stucki, D. & Sundström, L., 2019, In : Insects. 10, 9, 10/271.

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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., 25 Jun 2019, (Submitted) 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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Extended haplodiploidy hypothesis

Rautiala, P., Helantera, H. & Puurtinen, M., Jun 2019, In : Evolution Letters. 3, 3, p. 263-270 8 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., 20 Feb 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, e6216, 25 p., 6216.

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Honesty of Larval Begging Signals Covaries With Colony Kin Structure in Formica Ants

Peignier, M., Pokorny, T., Heinze, J., Lindgren, R., Helanterä, H. & Schultner, E., 23 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 398, 16 p., 398.

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

Woestmann, L., Stucki, D. & Saastamoinen, M., Sep 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9, 18, p. 10665-10680 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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Niche Construction and Conceptual Change in Evolutionary Biology

Uller, T. & Helanterä, H., Jun 2019, In : British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. 70, 2, p. 351-375 25 p.

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Polydomy (Polycaly)

Sundström, L., 12 Sep 2019, Encyclopedia of Social Insects . Starr, C. (ed.). Springer, Cham

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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., Oct 2019, In : Functional Ecology. 33, 10, p. 1982-1992 11 p.

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Spontaneous abortion as a response to reproductive conflict in the banded mongoose

Inzani, E., Marshall, H. H., Thompson, F. J., Kalema-Zikusoka, G., Cant, M. A. & Vitikainen, E. I. K., 24 Dec 2019, In : Biology Letters. 15, 12, 5 p., 20190529.

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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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Tail colour signals performance in blue tit nestlings

Class, B., Kluen, E. & Brommer, J. E., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 32, 9, p. 913-920 8 p.

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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 effect of social information from live demonstrators compared to video playback on blue tit foraging decisions

Hämäläinen, L., Rowland, H. M., Mappes, J. & Thorogood, R., 4 Nov 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, 18 p., 7998.

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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., 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. & Schultner, E. K., 6 Mar 2019, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Biological Sciences. 286, 1898, 9 p., 20182867.

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The reach of gene–culture coevolution in animals

Whitehead, H., Laland, K., Rendell, L., Thorogood, R. & Whiten, A., 3 Jun 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 2405.

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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., Nov 2019, In : Insectes Sociaux. 66, 4, p. 519-531 13 p.

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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., Jun 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 140, p. 151-159 9 p.

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