2018 Papers of the year

2018 Papers of the year (in Insect Ecology, according to UC Davis Insect Ecology group)

  • Blackwood, J. C., Machta, J., Meyer, A. D., Noble, A. E., Hastings, A., & Liebhold, A. M. (2018). Competition and stragglers as mediators of developmental synchrony in periodical cicadas. The American Naturalist, 192(4), 479-489.
  • Valzania, L., Coon, K. L., Vogel, K. J., Brown, M. R., & Strand, M. R. (2018). Hypoxia-induced transcription factor signaling is essential for larval growth of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201719063.
  • Züst, T., Mou, S., & Agrawal, A. A. (2018). What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: the burdens and benefits of toxin sequestration in a milkweed aphid. Functional Ecology.
  • Twining, C. W., Shipley, J. R., & Winkler, D. W. (2018). Aquatic insects rich in omega‐3 fatty acids drive breeding success in a widespread bird. Ecology letters.
  • Lister, B. C., & Garcia, A. (2018). Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(44), E10397-E10406.
  • Hu, Y., Sanders, J. G., Łukasik, P., D’Amelio, C. L., Millar, J. S., Vann, D. R., … & Pierce, N. E. (2018). Herbivorous turtle ants obtain essential nutrients from a conserved nitrogen-recycling gut microbiome. Nature communications, 9(1), 964.
  • Zhu, F., Cusumano, A., Bloem, J., Weldegergis, B.T., Villela, A., Fatouros, N.E., van Loon, J.J., Dicke, M., Harvey, J.A., Vogel, H. and Poelman, E.H., 2018. Symbiotic polydnavirus and venom reveal parasitoid to its hyperparasitoids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(20), pp.5205-5210.
  • Molnár, B. P., Boddum, T., Hill, S. R., Hansson, B. S., Hillbur, Y., & Birgersson, G. (2018). Ecological and phylogenetic relationships shape the peripheral olfactory systems of highly specialized gall midges (Cecidomiiydae). Frontiers in physiology, 9, 323.
  • Robinson, A., Busula, A.O., Voets, M.A., Beshir, K.B., Caulfield, J.C., Powers, S.J., Verhulst, N.O., Winskill, P., Muwanguzi, J., Birkett, M.A. and Smallegange, R.C., 2018. Plasmodium-associated changes in human odor attract mosquitoes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(18), pp.E4209-E4218.
  • Karp, D. S., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Meehan, T. D., Martin, E. A., DeClerck, F., Grab, H., … & O’Rourke, M. E. (2018). Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(33), E7863-E7870.
  • Bultman, T. L., McNeill, M. R., Krueger, K., De Nicolo, G., Popay, A. J., Hume, D. E., … & Sullivan, T. J. (2018). Complex interactions among sheep, insects, grass, and fungi in a simple New Zealand grazing system. Journal of chemical ecology, 44(10), 957-964.
  • Kwong, W. K., Medina, L. A., Koch, H., Sing, K. W., Soh, E. J. Y., Ascher, J. S., … & Moran, N. A. (2017). Dynamic microbiome evolution in social bees. Science advances, 3(3), e1600513.
  • Seeholzer, L. F., Seppo, M., Stern, D. L., & Ruta, V. (2018). Evolution of a central neural circuit underlies Drosophila mate preferences. Nature, 559(7715), 564.
  • Dahlin, I., Rubene, D., Glinwood, R., & Ninkovic, V. (2018). Pest suppression in cultivar mixtures is influenced by neighbor‐specific plant–plant communication. Ecological Applications.
  • Porter, S. S., Faber-Hammond, J., Montoya, A. P., Friesen, M. L., & Sackos, C. (2018). Dynamic genomic architecture of mutualistic cooperation in a wild population of Mesorhizobium. The ISME journal, 1.