Michael P Schwarz

Summary

Affiliation: Flinders University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of the exoneurine allodapine bees reveal an ancient and puzzling dispersal from Africa to Australia
    Michael P Schwarz
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Syst Biol 55:31-45. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing paradigms in insect social evolution: insights from halictine and allodapine bees
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide S A 5001, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:127-50. 2007
  3. pmc Host-driven diversification of gall-inducing Acacia thrips and the aridification of Australia
    Michael J McLeish
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont, Cape Town, 7735, Republic of South Africa
    BMC Biol 5:3. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of the allodapine bee genus Braunsapis: A-T bias and heterogeneous substitution parameters
    Michael P Schwarz
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:110-22. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the small carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Ceratinini) indicates early and rapid global dispersal
    Sandra M Rehan
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:1042-54. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic divergence of the Australian allodapine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Nicholas J Bull
    School of Biological Sciences, The Flinders University of South Australia, 5001, Adelaide, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:212-22. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of allodapine bees, with implications for the evolution of sociality and progressive rearing
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Syst Biol 52:1-14. 2003
  8. pmc Social complexity in bees is not sufficient to explain lack of reversions to solitary living over long time scales
    Luke B Chenoweth
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University GPO BOX 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:246. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Origins of social parasitism: the importance of divergence ages in phylogenetic studies
    Jaclyn A Smith
    Flinders University, School of Biological Sciences, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:1131-7. 2007
  10. pmc The evolution of eusociality in allodapine bees: workers began by waiting
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Biol Lett 7:277-80. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of the exoneurine allodapine bees reveal an ancient and puzzling dispersal from Africa to Australia
    Michael P Schwarz
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Syst Biol 55:31-45. 2006
    ..Bayesian; biogeography; dispersal; Gondwana; Kerguelen Plateau; penalized likelihood.]...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing paradigms in insect social evolution: insights from halictine and allodapine bees
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide S A 5001, Australia
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:127-50. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Host-driven diversification of gall-inducing Acacia thrips and the aridification of Australia
    Michael J McLeish
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont, Cape Town, 7735, Republic of South Africa
    BMC Biol 5:3. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of the allodapine bee genus Braunsapis: A-T bias and heterogeneous substitution parameters
    Michael P Schwarz
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 32:110-22. 2004
    ..Our results indicate an African origin for Braunsapis, followed by a single, very early, dispersal event into Asia and then by a later dispersal event into Australia. The Malagasy species is derived from within the African clade...
  5. doi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the small carpenter bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Ceratinini) indicates early and rapid global dispersal
    Sandra M Rehan
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:1042-54. 2010
    ..Ceratinini have potentially great importance for future studies to understand the relative roles of dispersal ability and time of origin in determining bee biogeography...
  6. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic divergence of the Australian allodapine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Nicholas J Bull
    School of Biological Sciences, The Flinders University of South Australia, 5001, Adelaide, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:212-22. 2003
    ..It is unclear at this point how the exoneurine group came to occupy the Australian plate and possible scenarios are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics of allodapine bees, with implications for the evolution of sociality and progressive rearing
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    Syst Biol 52:1-14. 2003
    ..The forms of social behavior present in extant allodapines are likely to have resulted from a long evolutionary history, which may help explain the complexity of social traits found in many allodapine bees...
  8. pmc Social complexity in bees is not sufficient to explain lack of reversions to solitary living over long time scales
    Luke B Chenoweth
    Biological Sciences, Flinders University GPO BOX 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:246. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Origins of social parasitism: the importance of divergence ages in phylogenetic studies
    Jaclyn A Smith
    Flinders University, School of Biological Sciences, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:1131-7. 2007
    ..However, in this latter case, a single extinction event would have lead to relationships that support sympatric speciation, indicating the importance of considering divergence ages when analysing the modes of social parasite evolution...
  10. pmc The evolution of eusociality in allodapine bees: workers began by waiting
    Michael P Schwarz
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Biol Lett 7:277-80. 2011
    ..The origins of foraging castes, therefore, represented a shift towards assured fitness gains by subordinates, mediated by the dual constraints of social hierarchies and environmental harshness...
  11. pmc A mid-cretaceous origin of sociality in xylocopine bees with only two origins of true worker castes indicates severe barriers to eusociality
    Sandra M Rehan
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e34690. 2012
    ..Its origins are likely to have required very unusual life-history and ecological circumstances, rather than the amount of time that selection can operate on more simple forms of sociality...
  12. doi request reprint Rapid diversification in Australia and two dispersals out of Australia in the globally distributed bee genus, Hylaeus (Colletidae: Hylaeinae)
    Pelin Kayaalp
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, SA 5001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 66:668-78. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Evolution of sociality by natural selection on variances in reproductive fitness: evidence from a social bee
    Mark I Stevens
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:153. 2007
    ..The potential existence of benefits for group living derived from a purely statistical principle is highly intriguing and it has implications for the origins of sociality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetics of Australian Acacia thrips: the evolution of behaviour and ecology
    David C Morris
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:278-92. 2002
    ..Our data do not allow hypotheses of single versus multiple origins of domicile building to be resolved while opportunistic gall use appears to have arisen several times...
  15. doi request reprint Diversification of Fijian halictine bees: insights into a recent island radiation
    Scott V C Groom
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 68:582-94. 2013
    ..Post-Pleistocene climate change and anthropogenic effects on Fijian ecosystems are likely to have greatly transformed pollinator suites from the conditions when those ecosystems were first being assembled...