Chris D Jiggins

Summary

Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic pattern of speciation and wing pattern change in neotropical Ithomia butterflies (Lepidoptera: nymphalidae)
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Evolution 60:1454-66. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Speciation in the apple maggot fly: a blend of vintages?
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, UK, EH9 3JT
    Trends Ecol Evol 19:111-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Mimicry and the evolution of premating isolation in Heliconius melpomene Linnaeus
    C D Jiggins
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado, Balboa, Republica de Panama
    J Evol Biol 17:680-91. 2004
  4. pmc A genetic linkage map of the mimetic butterfly Heliconius melpomene
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Genetics 171:557-70. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation: why the controversy?
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R333-4. 2006
  6. pmc ButterflyBase: a platform for lepidopteran genomics
    Alexie Papanicolaou
    Institute for Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, EH9 3JT, UK
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D582-7. 2008
  7. pmc A conserved supergene locus controls colour pattern diversity in Heliconius butterflies
    Mathieu Joron
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 4:e303. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomic tools and cDNA derived markers for butterflies
    Alexie Papanicolaou
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, University of Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, Edinburgh, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:2883-97. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Shared and divergent expression domains on mimetic Heliconius wings
    Laura C Ferguson
    Department of Zoology, School of Biology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Evol Dev 11:498-512. 2009
  10. pmc Limited performance of DNA barcoding in a diverse community of tropical butterflies
    Marianne Elias
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2881-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetic pattern of speciation and wing pattern change in neotropical Ithomia butterflies (Lepidoptera: nymphalidae)
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Evolution 60:1454-66. 2006
    ..Hence Pleistocene refugia are unlikely to have played a major role in Ithomia diversification...
  2. ncbi request reprint Speciation in the apple maggot fly: a blend of vintages?
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, UK, EH9 3JT
    Trends Ecol Evol 19:111-4. 2004
    ..These results show that adaptation to apple populations has involved both the sorting of ancestral adaptive variation and the selection of novel mutations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mimicry and the evolution of premating isolation in Heliconius melpomene Linnaeus
    C D Jiggins
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado, Balboa, Republica de Panama
    J Evol Biol 17:680-91. 2004
    ..In summary, co-evolved divergence of colour pattern and mate preference occurs rapidly and is likely the first step in Heliconius speciation...
  4. pmc A genetic linkage map of the mimetic butterfly Heliconius melpomene
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Genetics 171:557-70. 2005
    ..The genome size of H. melpomene was estimated to be 292 Mb, giving a relationship of physical-to-map distance of 180 kb/cM. This map forms the basis for future comparative linkage analysis of color pattern evolution in Heliconius...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sympatric speciation: why the controversy?
    Chris D Jiggins
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, Scotland, UK
    Curr Biol 16:R333-4. 2006
    ..Two recent studies provide convincing evidence that speciation without geographic isolation--sympatric speciation--has occurred within isolated island habitats, but we remain ignorant of how frequent the process really is...
  6. pmc ButterflyBase: a platform for lepidopteran genomics
    Alexie Papanicolaou
    Institute for Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, King s Buildings, EH9 3JT, UK
    Nucleic Acids Res 36:D582-7. 2008
    ..ButterflyBase is expanding to include additional genomic sequence, ecological and mapping data for key species...
  7. pmc A conserved supergene locus controls colour pattern diversity in Heliconius butterflies
    Mathieu Joron
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS Biol 4:e303. 2006
    ..We also show that adaptive evolution, both convergent and diversifying, can occur by the repeated involvement of the same genomic regions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genomic tools and cDNA derived markers for butterflies
    Alexie Papanicolaou
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, Kings Buildings, West Mains Road, University of Edinburgh, EH9 3JT, Edinburgh, UK
    Mol Ecol 14:2883-97. 2005
    ..erato and H. melpomene. These markers will be used for comparative linkage mapping in Heliconius and will have applications in other phylogenetic and genomic studies in the Lepidoptera...
  9. doi request reprint Shared and divergent expression domains on mimetic Heliconius wings
    Laura C Ferguson
    Department of Zoology, School of Biology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Evol Dev 11:498-512. 2009
    ..Two genes not studied in H. erato, scarlet and possibly kf, also show enhanced expression in the forewing band of H. melpomene, implying co-ordinated upregulation of several members of this biosynthetic pathway during pattern formation...
  10. pmc Limited performance of DNA barcoding in a diverse community of tropical butterflies
    Marianne Elias
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2881-9. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Speciation by hybridization in Heliconius butterflies
    Jesus Mavarez
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado Postal 0843 03092, Panama, Republica de Panama
    Nature 441:868-71. 2006
    ..There is strong assortative mating between all three species, and in H. heurippa the wing pattern and colour elements derived from H. melpomene and H. cydno are both critical for mate recognition by males...
  12. pmc Synteny and chromosome evolution in the lepidoptera: evidence from mapping in Heliconius melpomene
    Elizabeth G Pringle
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Genetics 177:417-26. 2007
    ..mori will be broadly useful in other species...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics of the butterfly genus Ithomia (Lepidoptera: Ithomiinae): a composite phylogenetic hypothesis based on seven genes
    Ricardo Mallarino
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 2072, Balboa, Panama
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:625-44. 2005
    ..This phylogenetic hypothesis can now be used to investigate patterns of diversification across the genus, such as the potential role of color pattern changes in speciation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Heliconius wing patterns: an evo-devo model for understanding phenotypic diversity
    M Joron
    Section of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Biology, Leiden University, PO Box 9516, Leiden 2300 RA, The Netherlands
    Heredity (Edinb) 97:157-67. 2006
    ..These exciting results and the development of new genomic resources make Heliconius a very promising evo-devo model for the study of adaptive change...
  15. doi request reprint Interspecific sexual attraction because of convergence in warning colouration: is there a conflict between natural and sexual selection in mimetic species?
    C Estrada
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama, Republic of Panama
    J Evol Biol 21:749-60. 2008
    ..Such cost may contribute to explain the apparently stable diversity in Müllerian mimetic patterns in many tropical butterfly assemblages...
  16. pmc Disruptive ecological selection on a mating cue
    Richard M Merrill
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4907-13. 2012
    ..Our experiments showed that hybrid colour-pattern phenotypes are attacked more frequently than parental forms. For the first time, we demonstrate disruptive ecological selection on a trait that also acts as a mating cue...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sex-linked hybrid sterility in a butterfly
    C D Jiggins
    The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Republica de Panama
    Evolution 55:1631-8. 2001
    ..Nonetheless, the demonstration that recessive Z-linked loci cause hybrid sterility in a female heterogametic species supports the contention that dominance theory provides a general explanation of Haldane's rule (Turelli and Orr 2000)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mimicry: developmental genes that contribute to speciation
    Russell E Naisbit
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Evol Dev 5:269-80. 2003
    ..Therefore, although developmental and genomic constraints undoubtedly influence the evolutionary process, their effects are probably not strong in comparison with natural selection...
  19. pmc Colour pattern specification in the Mocker swallowtail Papilio dardanus: the transcription factor invected is a candidate for the mimicry locus H
    Rebecca Clark
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1181-8. 2008
    ..These findings make invected, and possibly its closely linked paralogue engrailed, strong candidates for H. This is supported by their known role in eyespot specification in nymphalid butterfly wings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic discordance at the species boundary: comparative gene genealogies among rapidly radiating Heliconius butterflies
    Margarita Beltran
    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, AA2072 Balboa, Panama
    Mol Biol Evol 19:2176-90. 2002
    ..Our finding of discordant genealogies between genes is consistent with models of adaptive speciation with ongoing gene flow and highlights the need for multiple locus comparisons to resolve phylogeny among closely related species...
  21. pmc Polyphyly and gene flow between non-sibling Heliconius species
    Vanessa Bull
    Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Biol 4:11. 2006
    ..melpomene (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), whose distributions overlap in Central and Northwestern South America...
  22. pmc Review. Hybrid trait speciation and Heliconius butterflies
    Chris D Jiggins
    Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3047-54. 2008
    ..Instead, ongoing hybridization has likely blurred any signal of the original speciation event. We argue that where hybridization leads to novel adaptive traits that also cause reproductive isolation, it is likely to trigger speciation...
  23. pmc Highly conserved gene order and numerous novel repetitive elements in genomic regions linked to wing pattern variation in Heliconius butterflies
    Riccardo Papa
    Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    BMC Genomics 9:345. 2008
    ..melpomene. To this end we have undertaken comparative mapping and targeted genomic sequencing in both species. This paper reports on a comparative analysis of genomic sequences linked to color pattern mimicry genes in Heliconius...
  24. pmc Gene flow and the genealogical history of Heliconius heurippa
    Camilo Salazar
    Instituto de Genetica, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad de Los Andes, P O Box 4976, Bogota, Colombia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:132. 2008
    ..Here we used phylogenetic and coalescent-based analyses of multilocus sequence data to investigate the origin of H. heurippa...
  25. pmc Hybrid sterility, Haldane's rule and speciation in Heliconius cydno and H. melpomene
    Russell E Naisbit
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    Genetics 161:1517-26. 2002
    ..The effect of female sterility is comparable to that of selection against non-mimetic hybrids, while mate choice forms a much stronger barrier to gene transfer...