Affiliation: University of California
- Arthropods on islands: colonization, speciation, and conservationRosemary G Gillespie
Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3112, USA
Annu Rev Entomol 47:595-632. 2002..g., neo-endemics versus paleo-endemics), and conservation (e.g., naiveté in interactions with alien species)...
- Community assembly through adaptive radiation in Hawaiian spidersRosemary Gillespie
Division of Insect Biology, University of California, 201 Wellman Hall, Berkeley, CA94720 3112, USA
Science 303:356-9. 2004..The similar patterns of species accumulation through evolutionary and ecological processes suggest universal principles underlie community assembly...
- A comparison of populations of island and adjacent mainland species of Caribbean Selenops (Araneae: Selenopidae) spidersSarah C Crews
Division of Organisms and Environment, Division of Organisms and Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences, 137 Mulford Hall 3114, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:970-83. 2010..The overall conclusion is that the extent to which a given lineage is structured is highly variable across species, with this variability overwhelming any general signal of geographical isolation...
- Biogeography of the fauna of French Polynesia: diversification within and between a series of hot spot archipelagosRosemary G Gillespie
Department of Environmental Science, University of California, 137 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3335-46. 2008..However, recent increase in traffic has brought many new, invasive species to the region, with the future of the indigenous biota uncertain...
- Biodiversity dynamics in isolated island communities: interaction between natural and human-mediated processesRosemary G Gillespie
Department of Environmental Science, University of California, Berkeley, 137 Mulford Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Mol Ecol 17:45-57. 2008....
- Stabilizing selection maintains exuberant colour polymorphism in the spider Theridion californicum (Araneae, Theridiidae)Peter J P Croucher
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Mol Ecol 20:206-18. 2011....
- Convergent evolution of behavior in an adaptive radiation of Hawaiian web-building spidersTodd A Blackledge
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Division of Insect Biology, 201 Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:16228-33. 2004..However, not all web architectures were shared between islands, demonstrating that unique effects also have played an important role in the historical diversification of behavior...
- Diversity despite dispersal: colonization history and phylogeography of Hawaiian crab spiders inferred from multilocus genetic dataJessica E Garb
Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Mol Ecol 18:1746-64. 2009..These results indicate that dispersal has been sufficiently limited to allow extensive ecological diversification, yet frequent enough that interisland migration is more common than speciation...
- Species diversification patterns in the Polynesian jumping spider genus Havaika Prószyński, 2001 (Araneae, Salticidae)Miquel A Arnedo
Division of Insect Biology, University of California Berkeley, ESPM 201 Wellman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:472-95. 2006..This study contributes to our understanding on the origin and shaping of the biodiversity of oceanic islands and sets the stage for more detailed studies on particular aspects of these previously overlooked spiders...
- Common origin of the satellite DNAs of the Hawaiian spiders of the genus Tetragnatha: evolutionary constraints on the length and nucleotide composition of the repeatsJoan Pons
Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
Gene 313:169-77. 2003..Finally, evidence of gene conversion or unequal sister chromatid exchange events in T. quasimodo and T. acuta suggests that recombination is involved in the spreading and homogenization of stDNA sequences...
- Compositional and functional stability of arthropod communities in the face of ant invasionsPaul D Krushelnycky
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3114, USA
Ecol Appl 18:1547-62. 2008....
- More data, fewer shifts: molecular insights into the evolution of the spinning apparatus in non-orb-weaving spidersJoseph C Spagna
Division of Organisms and Environment, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 46:347-68. 2008..The dominant pattern is one of repeated loss of the cribellum, though loss and regain remains a possibility in some groups...
- From a comb to a tree: phylogenetic relationships of the comb-footed spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae) inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial genesMiquel A Arnedo
Division of Insect Biology, ESPM, 201 Wellman Hall, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:225-45. 2004..However, the interrelationships of these clades are sensitive to data perturbations and changes in the analysis assumptions...
- The black widow spider genus Latrodectus (Araneae: Theridiidae): phylogeny, biogeography, and invasion historyJessica E Garb
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 201 Wellman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1127-42. 2004....
- Evolution of satellite DNAs in a radiation of endemic Hawaiian spiders: does concerted evolution of highly repetitive sequences reflect evolutionary history?Joan Pons
Division of Insect Biology, ESPM, University of California, Wellman Hall 201, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
J Mol Evol 59:632-41. 2004..In addition, satellite DNA as a nuclear marker suggests that hybridization or peripatry could play a possible role in species formation that cannot be revealed by mitochondrial markers due to its maternal inheritance...
- Evolutionary biology: adaptation under a microscopeRosemary G Gillespie
Nature 446:386-7. 2007
- Speciation on a conveyor belt: sequential colonization of the hawaiian islands by Orsonwelles spiders (Araneae, Linyphiidae)Gustavo Hormiga
Department of Biological Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Syst Biol 52:70-88. 2003..Biol. Evol. 14:1218-1231) and the available geological data for calibration. The results suggest that the oldest divergences of Orsonwelles spiders (on Kauai) go back about 4 million years...
- Influence of volcanic activity on the population genetic structure of Hawaiian Tetragnatha spiders: fragmentation, rapid population growth and the potential for accelerated evolutionAmy G Vandergast
USGS Western Ecological Research Center, San Diego Field Station, 5745 Kearny Villa Road, Suite M, San Diego CA 92123, USA
Mol Ecol 13:1729-43. 2004..L. Carson 30 years ago...