Naomi E Pierce

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Phylogeography and genetic diversity of a widespread Old World butterfly, Lampides boeticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
    David J Lohman
    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore
    BMC Evol Biol 8:301. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecology and evolution of ant association in the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera)
    Naomi E Pierce
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:733-71. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Asynchronous diversification in a specialized plant-pollinator mutualism
    Santiago R Ramírez
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 333:1742-6. 2011
  4. pmc Phylogeny and palaeoecology of Polyommatus blue butterflies show Beringia was a climate-regulated gateway to the New World
    Roger Vila
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2737-44. 2011
  5. doi request reprint A molecular phylogeny of the stingless bee genus Melipona (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Santiago R Ramírez
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:519-25. 2010
  6. pmc Bacterial gut symbionts are tightly linked with the evolution of herbivory in ants
    Jacob A Russell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21236-41. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Asexual reproduction in introduced and native populations of the ant Cerapachys biroi
    Daniel J C Kronauer
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:5221-35. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Specialization and geographic isolation among Wolbachia symbionts from ants and lycaenid butterflies
    Jacob A Russell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 63:624-40. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Exploring phenotypic plasticity and biogeography in emerald moths: A phylogeny of the genus Nemoria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)
    Michael R Canfield
    Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:477-87. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Economic game theory for mutualism and cooperation
    Marco Archetti
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford St, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:1300-12. 2011

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Publications29

  1. pmc Phylogeography and genetic diversity of a widespread Old World butterfly, Lampides boeticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
    David J Lohman
    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore
    BMC Evol Biol 8:301. 2008
    ..Here, we investigate the demographic history and taxonomic status of this widespread species, and screen for the presence or absence of the bacterial endosymbiont Wolbachia...
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecology and evolution of ant association in the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera)
    Naomi E Pierce
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:733-71. 2002
    ..Further research on phylogeny and natural history, particularly of the Neotropical fauna, will be necessary to understand the role ant association has played in the evolution of the Lycaenidae...
  3. doi request reprint Asynchronous diversification in a specialized plant-pollinator mutualism
    Santiago R Ramírez
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 333:1742-6. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the diversification of insect-pollinated angiosperms may have been facilitated by the exploitation of preexisting sensory biases of insect pollinators...
  4. pmc Phylogeny and palaeoecology of Polyommatus blue butterflies show Beringia was a climate-regulated gateway to the New World
    Roger Vila
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2737-44. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint A molecular phylogeny of the stingless bee genus Melipona (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
    Santiago R Ramírez
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:519-25. 2010
    ..These results provide the groundwork for future comparative analyses aimed at understanding the evolution of complex communication mechanisms in eusocial Apidae...
  6. pmc Bacterial gut symbionts are tightly linked with the evolution of herbivory in ants
    Jacob A Russell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:21236-41. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Asexual reproduction in introduced and native populations of the ant Cerapachys biroi
    Daniel J C Kronauer
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:5221-35. 2012
    ..This is in accordance with what is known for other thelytokous eusocial Hymenoptera...
  8. doi request reprint Specialization and geographic isolation among Wolbachia symbionts from ants and lycaenid butterflies
    Jacob A Russell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 63:624-40. 2009
    ..We, therefore, conclude that both geographic and phylogenetic barriers have promoted evolutionary divergence among these influential symbionts...
  9. doi request reprint Exploring phenotypic plasticity and biogeography in emerald moths: A phylogeny of the genus Nemoria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae)
    Michael R Canfield
    Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:477-87. 2008
    ..5 million years...
  10. doi request reprint Economic game theory for mutualism and cooperation
    Marco Archetti
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford St, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:1300-12. 2011
    ..Applications include alarm calls in vertebrates and exoenzymes in microbes...
  11. pmc Mining the plant-herbivore interface with a leafmining Drosophila of Arabidopsis
    Noah K Whiteman
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02478, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:995-1014. 2011
    ..These results and future research directions are discussed in the context of developing a genetic model system to analyse insect-plant interactions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Host plant specialization driven by sexual selection
    Tiago B Quental
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am Nat 169:830-6. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Codiversification in an ant-plant mutualism: stem texture and the evolution of host use in Crematogaster (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) inhabitants of Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae)
    Swee Peck Quek
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachussetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 58:554-70. 2004
    ..We discuss the possibility that the ancient and exclusive association between Decacrema and Macaranga was facilitated by an impoverished diversity of myrmecophytes and phytoecious (obligately plant inhabiting) ants in the region...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of Agrodiaetus Hübner 1822 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) inferred from mtDNA sequences of COI and COII and nuclear sequences of EF1-alpha: karyotype diversification and species radiation
    Nikolai P Kandul
    Department of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Syst Biol 53:278-98. 2004
    ..Rapid karyotype diversification may have played a significant role in the radiation of the genus Agrodiaetus...
  15. pmc Economic contract theory tests models of mutualism
    E Glen Weyl
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:15712-6. 2010
    ..PFF theory may place previously underappreciated constraints on the evolution of mutualism and explain why punishment is far from ubiquitous in nature...
  16. pmc Pathogen-triggered ethylene signaling mediates systemic-induced susceptibility to herbivory in Arabidopsis
    Simon C Groen
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
    Plant Cell 25:4755-66. 2013
    ....
  17. doi request reprint In the shadow of phylogenetic uncertainty: the recent diversification of Lysandra butterflies through chromosomal change
    Gerard Talavera
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta, 37, 08003 Barcelona, Spain Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, St Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya nab 7 9, 199034 St Petersburg, Russia Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:469-78. 2013
    ..We argue that population bottlenecks might be a prerequisite for chromosomal speciation in this group. ..
  18. doi request reprint Strict monandry in the ponerine army ant genus Simopelta suggests that colony size and complexity drive mating system evolution in social insects
    Daniel J C Kronauer
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:420-8. 2011
    ..Preliminary data suggest that workers reproduce in queenright colonies, which is in sharp contrast to other army ants. We hypothesize that differences in mature colony size and social complexity may explain these striking discrepancies...
  19. doi request reprint Delicious poison: genetics of Drosophila host plant preference
    Noah K Whiteman
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:473-8. 2008
    ..Together, these studies suggest a mode of chemoreceptor evolution dominated by birth/death dynamics, coupled with a low level of potential positive selection...
  20. doi request reprint Let the right one in: a microeconomic approach to partner choice in mutualisms
    Marco Archetti
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am Nat 177:75-85. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Karyotypic diversity and speciation in Agrodiaetus butterflies
    Nikolai P Kandul
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Evolution 61:546-59. 2007
    ..Rapid karyotypic diversification is likely to have contributed to the explosive speciation rate observed in Agrodiaetus, 1.6 species per million years...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dating the origin of the Orchidaceae from a fossil orchid with its pollinator
    Santiago R Ramírez
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Nature 448:1042-5. 2007
    ..These results further support the hypothesis of an ancient origin for Orchidaceae...
  23. pmc Signals involved in Arabidopsis resistance to Trichoplusia ni caterpillars induced by virulent and avirulent strains of the phytopathogen Pseudomonas syringae
    Jianping Cui
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Plant Physiol 129:551-64. 2002
    ..ni resistance and overrides the SA-mediated increase in T. ni susceptibility, and a SA-independent systemic response induced by virulent pathogens that leads to enhanced susceptibility to T. ni...
  24. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny of the ants: diversification in the age of angiosperms
    Corrie S Moreau
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 312:101-4. 2006
    ..This period also witnessed the rise of angiosperms and most herbivorous insects...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tempo of speciation in a butterfly genus from the Southeast Asian tropics, inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data
    Hendrik Jan Megens
    Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1181-96. 2004
    ..Instead, we hypothesize that large-scale climatic changes taking place in the Miocene have induced the early acceleration in speciation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reinforcement of pre-zygotic isolation and karyotype evolution in Agrodiaetus butterflies
    Vladimir A Lukhtanov
    Department of Entomology, St Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya nab 7 9, St Petersburg 199034, Russia
    Nature 436:385-9. 2005
    ..We find little evidence supporting sympatric speciation: rather, in Agrodiaetus, karyotypic changes accumulate gradually in allopatry, prompting reinforcement when karyotypically divergent races come into contact...
  27. pmc Synergistic effects of combining morphological and molecular data in resolving the phylogeny of butterflies and skippers
    Niklas Wahlberg
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1577-86. 2005
    ..Hedylidae are more likely to be related to butterflies and skippers than geometrid moths and appear to be the sister group to Papilionoidea+Hesperioidea...
  28. ncbi request reprint The evolution of alternative parasitic life histories in large blue butterflies
    Thomas D Als
    Department of Ecology and Genetics, University of Aarhus, Ny Munkegade, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Nature 432:386-90. 2004
    ..On the other hand, some of the predatory morphospecies exhibit considerable genetic divergence and may contain cryptic species. These findings have important implications for conservation and reintroduction efforts...
  29. ncbi request reprint Do ants enhance diversification in lycaenid butterflies? Phylogeographic evidence from a model myrmecophile, Jalmenus evagoras
    Rod Eastwood
    Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University, Nathan 4111, Queensland, Australia
    Evolution 60:315-27. 2006
    ..The implications of these results are discussed in terms of possible effects of ant attendance on the diversification of Lycaenidae as a whole...