H A Lessios

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Echinoids of the Pacific waters of Panama: status of knowledge and new records
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama
    Rev Biol Trop 53:147-70. 2005
  2. pmc Crossing the impassable: genetic connections in 20 reef fishes across the eastern Pacific barrier
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2201-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Speciation on the coasts of the new world: phylogeography and the evolution of bindin in the sea urchin genus Lytechinus
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 58:1225-41. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Lack of character displacement in the male recognition molecule, bindin, in Altantic sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    Laura B Geyer
    Naos Marine Laboratories, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, Republica de Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2135-46. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Population structure and speciation in tropical seas: global phylogeography of the sea urchin Diadema
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 55:955-75. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution of bindin in the genus Heliocidaris is correlated with the shift to direct development
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 57:2293-302. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the pantropical sea urchin Tripneustes: contrasting patterns of population structure between oceans
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 57:2026-36. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Dispersal barriers in tropical oceans and speciation in Atlantic and eastern Pacific sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    M A McCartney
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Mol Ecol 9:1391-400. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Sea urchin bindin divergence predicts gamete compatibility
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 59:2399-404. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution of sperm bindin tracks egg incompatibility in neotropical sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    Michael A McCartney
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 21:732-45. 2004

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Echinoids of the Pacific waters of Panama: status of knowledge and new records
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama
    Rev Biol Trop 53:147-70. 2005
    ..Not surprisingly, most available information concerns abundant shallow water species, while little is known about deep water, rare, or infaunal species...
  2. pmc Crossing the impassable: genetic connections in 20 reef fishes across the eastern Pacific barrier
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama
    Proc Biol Sci 273:2201-8. 2006
    ..Thus, the EPB is sporadically permeable to propagules originating on either side...
  3. ncbi request reprint Speciation on the coasts of the new world: phylogeography and the evolution of bindin in the sea urchin genus Lytechinus
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 58:1225-41. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Lack of character displacement in the male recognition molecule, bindin, in Altantic sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    Laura B Geyer
    Naos Marine Laboratories, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, Republica de Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2135-46. 2009
    ..Processes acting within species, such as sexual selection, sperm competition, or sexual conflict, are more likely to be involved in the evolution of this molecule...
  5. ncbi request reprint Population structure and speciation in tropical seas: global phylogeography of the sea urchin Diadema
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 55:955-75. 2001
    ..Thus, the phylogenetic history and distribution of extant species of Diadema is by and large consistent with allopatric speciation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution of bindin in the genus Heliocidaris is correlated with the shift to direct development
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 57:2293-302. 2003
    ..erythrogramma; (2) it is the result of an intraspecific process acting in H. erythrogramma but not in H. tuberculata; or (3) it is the product of reinforcement on the species that invests more energy into each egg to avoid hybridization...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of the pantropical sea urchin Tripneustes: contrasting patterns of population structure between oceans
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 57:2026-36. 2003
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Dispersal barriers in tropical oceans and speciation in Atlantic and eastern Pacific sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    M A McCartney
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Mol Ecol 9:1391-400. 2000
    ..That sympatric, nonhybridizing E. lucunter and E. viridis were split so recently suggests, however, that perfection of reproductive barriers between marine species with large populations can occur in less than 1.6 million years (Myr)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sea urchin bindin divergence predicts gamete compatibility
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Evolution 59:2399-404. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Adaptive evolution of sperm bindin tracks egg incompatibility in neotropical sea urchins of the genus Echinometra
    Michael A McCartney
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 21:732-45. 2004
    ..Instead, processes acting to varying degrees within species (e.g., sperm competition, sexual selection, and sexual conflict) are more promising explanations for lineage-specific positive selection on bindin...
  11. doi request reprint Phylogeography of the sand dollar genus Mellita: cryptic speciation along the coasts of the Americas
    Simon E Coppard
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1033-42. 2013
    ..The molecular phylogeny calibrated on fossil evidence estimated this event as having occurred ~3 Ma, thus providing evidence that, contrary to a recent proposal, the central American Isthmus was not completed until this date...
  12. doi request reprint Phylogeography and bindin evolution in Arbacia, a sea urchin genus with an unusual distribution
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, PO Box 0843 03092, Balboa, Panama
    Mol Ecol 21:130-44. 2012
    ..We found that even in the species that overlap geographically, there are no deviations from selective neutrality in the evolution of bindin...
  13. ncbi request reprint 250 million years of bindin evolution
    Kirk S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Biol Bull 205:8-15. 2003
    ..more than a twofold change in length of mature bindin; and (4). emergence of high variation in the sequences outside the core, including the insertion of glycine-rich repeats in the bindins of some orders, but not others...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evolution of bindin in the pantropical sea urchin Tripneustes: comparisons to bindin of other genera
    K S Zigler
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 20:220-31. 2003
    ..We suggest instead that the pattern of reinforcement is a secondary effect of the ability of species with rapidly evolving bindins to coexist in sympatry...
  15. doi request reprint Natural hybridization in the sea urchin genus Pseudoboletia between species without apparent barriers to gamete recognition
    Kirk S Zigler
    Department of Biology, Sewanee, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383, USA
    Evolution 66:1695-708. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Demographic history of Diadema antillarum, a keystone herbivore on Caribbean reefs
    H A Lessios
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Box 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2347-53. 2001
    ..Thus, Diadema was abundant in the Caribbean long before humans could have affected ecological processes; the genetic data contain no evidence of a recent, anthropogenically caused, population increase...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of gametic incompatibility between closely related species of neotropical sea urchins
    Michael A McCartney
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 2072, Balboa, Republic of Panama
    Biol Bull 202:166-81. 2002
    ..Compensatory sexual selection on sperm in this species could follow, and promote divergence of proteins mediating sperm-egg recognition...
  18. doi request reprint Historical biogeography and speciation in the reef fish genus Haemulon (Teleostei: Haemulidae)
    Luiz A Rocha
    University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, 750 Channel View Drive, Port Aransas, TX 78373, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:918-28. 2008
    ..We conclude that both vicariance between biogeographic provinces, and ecological mechanisms of speciation within provinces contribute to species richness in the genus Haemulon...
  19. pmc Evolutionary animation: how do molecular phylogenies compare to Mayr's reconstruction of speciation patterns in the sea?
    Stephen R Palumbi
    Hopkins Marine Station, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:6566-72. 2005
    ..The animation method used by Mayr is generally supported by molecular phylogenies. However, the existence of multiple rates in the acquisition of reproductive isolation complicates placement of different genera in an evolutionary series...
  20. ncbi request reprint Test for simultaneous divergence using approximate Bayesian computation
    Michael J Hickerson
    Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, Berkeley, California 94720 3160, USA
    Evolution 60:2435-53. 2006
    ..The flexible aspect of ABC and its built-in evaluation of estimator bias and statistical power has the potential to greatly enhance statistical rigor in phylogeographic studies...