Tamra C Mendelson

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Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual isolation evolves faster than hybrid inviability in a diverse and sexually dimorphic genus of fish (Percidae: Etheostoma)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Evolution 57:317-27. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantifying patterns in the evolution of reproductive isolation
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Evolution 58:1424-33. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid evolution of cuticular hydrocarbons in a species radiation of acoustically diverse Hawaiian crickets (Gryllidae: trigonidiinae: Laupala)
    Sean P Mullen
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Evolution 61:223-31. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour: rapid speciation in an arthropod
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Nature 433:375-6. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The accumulation of reproductive barriers during speciation: postmating barriers in two behaviorally isolated species of darters (Percidae: Etheostoma)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    Evolution 61:2596-606. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of AFLP markers in surveys of arthropod diversity
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:161-77. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing geographical pathways of speciation in a recent island radiation
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:3787-96. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Male and female preference for conspecifics in a fish with male parental care (Percidae: Catonotus)
    Cynthia F O'Rourke
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Behav Processes 85:157-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Differences in spectral sensitivity within and among species of darters (genus Etheostoma)
    Jennifer M Gumm
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Vision Res 55:19-23. 2012
  10. doi request reprint AFLP phylogeny of the snubnose darters and allies (Percidae: Etheostoma) provides resolution across multiple levels of divergence
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:1253-9. 2010

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Sexual isolation evolves faster than hybrid inviability in a diverse and sexually dimorphic genus of fish (Percidae: Etheostoma)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Evolution 57:317-27. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Quantifying patterns in the evolution of reproductive isolation
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Evolution 58:1424-33. 2004
    ..Our analysis indicates that the appropriateness of either model varies among taxa...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rapid evolution of cuticular hydrocarbons in a species radiation of acoustically diverse Hawaiian crickets (Gryllidae: trigonidiinae: Laupala)
    Sean P Mullen
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Evolution 61:223-31. 2007
    ..These results suggest that behavioral barriers to gene exchange in Laupala may be composed of multiple mate recognition signals, a pattern common in other cricket species...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual behaviour: rapid speciation in an arthropod
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Nature 433:375-6. 2005
    ..We find that Laupala has the highest rate of speciation so far recorded in arthropods, supporting the idea that divergence in courtship or sexual behaviour drives rapid speciation in animals...
  5. ncbi request reprint The accumulation of reproductive barriers during speciation: postmating barriers in two behaviorally isolated species of darters (Percidae: Etheostoma)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland 21250, USA
    Evolution 61:2596-606. 2007
    ..Further examination of ecological isolation and hybrid sterility is necessary to determine the role of these barriers in darter speciation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of AFLP markers in surveys of arthropod diversity
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Methods Enzymol 395:161-77. 2005
    ..We then discuss the use of AFLPs in surveys of arthropod diversity, highlighting the specific questions addressed using AFLPs. Finally, a section on experimental design and methods, based on research in our laboratory, is provided...
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing geographical pathways of speciation in a recent island radiation
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Mol Ecol 13:3787-96. 2004
    ..Results of these analyses provide a robust estimate of phylogenetic relationships and support the phylogeographical history indicated by behavioural and morphological data...
  8. doi request reprint Male and female preference for conspecifics in a fish with male parental care (Percidae: Catonotus)
    Cynthia F O'Rourke
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Behav Processes 85:157-62. 2010
    ..Therefore, despite considerable parental investment by males in this system, our results suggest females play a larger role in regulating species boundaries...
  9. doi request reprint Differences in spectral sensitivity within and among species of darters (genus Etheostoma)
    Jennifer M Gumm
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Vision Res 55:19-23. 2012
    ..Further, differences among individuals may have important consequences for visually based behaviors...
  10. doi request reprint AFLP phylogeny of the snubnose darters and allies (Percidae: Etheostoma) provides resolution across multiple levels of divergence
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:1253-9. 2010
    ..Our analysis indicates that careful use of AFLPs can yield statistically robust estimates of evolutionary relationships across multiple levels of divergence...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic and behavioral components of the cryptic species boundary between Laupala cerasina and L. kohalensis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Genetica 116:301-10. 2002
    ..Phonotaxis trials were used to determine the extent of female preferences for conspecific male song. Results generally support both hypotheses, but suggest the presence of porous species boundaries...
  12. pmc Functional conservation between structurally diverse ribosomal proteins from Drosophila melanogaster and Saccharomyces cerevisiae: fly L23a can substitute for yeast L25 in ribosome assembly and function
    Carrie L N Ross
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:4503-14. 2007
    ..A search of available databases shows that the unique N-terminal extension is shared by multiple insect lineages. An evolutionary perspective on L23a structure and function within insect lineages is discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis of three complete gap junction gene families reveals lineage-specific duplications and highly supported gene classes
    Stephen D Eastman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, 111 Research Drive, Iacocca B 217, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    Genomics 87:265-74. 2006
    ..The identification of a third complete connexin gene family provides novel insight into the evolution of connexins, and sheds light into the phenotypic evolution of intercellular communication via gap junctions...
  14. ncbi request reprint AFLPs resolve cytonuclear discordance and increase resolution among barcheek darters (Percidae: Etheostoma: Catonotus)
    Tamra C Mendelson
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:445-53. 2006
    ..Analysis of three mtDNA loci indicates that saturation of highly variable sites best explains the discordant topologies among mtDNA partitions...