Chris D Jiggins
Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
- 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...
- 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...
- Mimicry and the evolution of premating isolation in Heliconius melpomene LinnaeusC 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...
- A genetic linkage map of the mimetic butterfly Heliconius melpomeneChris 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...
- 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...
- ButterflyBase: a platform for lepidopteran genomicsAlexie 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...
- A conserved supergene locus controls colour pattern diversity in Heliconius butterfliesMathieu 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...
- Genomic tools and cDNA derived markers for butterfliesAlexie 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...
- Shared and divergent expression domains on mimetic Heliconius wingsLaura 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...
- Limited performance of DNA barcoding in a diverse community of tropical butterfliesMarianne Elias
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
Proc Biol Sci 274:2881-9. 2007....
- Speciation by hybridization in Heliconius butterfliesJesus 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...
- Synteny and chromosome evolution in the lepidoptera: evidence from mapping in Heliconius melpomeneElizabeth 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...
- Molecular systematics of the butterfly genus Ithomia (Lepidoptera: Ithomiinae): a composite phylogenetic hypothesis based on seven genesRicardo 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...
- Heliconius wing patterns: an evo-devo model for understanding phenotypic diversityM 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...
- 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...
- Disruptive ecological selection on a mating cueRichard 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...
- Sex-linked hybrid sterility in a butterflyC 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)...
- Mimicry: developmental genes that contribute to speciationRussell 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...
- Colour pattern specification in the Mocker swallowtail Papilio dardanus: the transcription factor invected is a candidate for the mimicry locus HRebecca 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...
- Phylogenetic discordance at the species boundary: comparative gene genealogies among rapidly radiating Heliconius butterfliesMargarita 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...
- Polyphyly and gene flow between non-sibling Heliconius speciesVanessa 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...
- Review. Hybrid trait speciation and Heliconius butterfliesChris 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...
- Highly conserved gene order and numerous novel repetitive elements in genomic regions linked to wing pattern variation in Heliconius butterfliesRiccardo 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...
- Gene flow and the genealogical history of Heliconius heurippaCamilo 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...
- Hybrid sterility, Haldane's rule and speciation in Heliconius cydno and H. melpomeneRussell 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...