Genomes and Genes
Summary: An extensive order of highly specialized insects including bees, wasps, and ants.
Publications330 found, 100 shown here
- A total-evidence approach to dating with fossils, applied to the early radiation of the hymenopteraFredrik Ronquist
Department of Biodiversity Informatics, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Syst Biol 61:973-99. 2012..As a test case, we focus on the early radiation of the Hymenoptera, mostly documented by poorly preserved impression fossils that are difficult to place phylogenetically...
- Hymenoptera Genome Database: integrated community resources for insect species of the order HymenopteraMonica C Muñoz-Torres
Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
Nucleic Acids Res 39:D658-62. 2011The Hymenoptera Genome Database (HGD) is a comprehensive model organism database that caters to the needs of scientists working on insect species of the order Hymenoptera...
- Evolution of developmental strategies in parasitic hymenopteraFrancesco Pennacchio
Dipartimento di Biologia, Difesa e Biotecnologie Agro Forestali, Universita della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
Annu Rev Entomol 51:233-58. 2006..We first discuss the origins and radiation of the parasitoid lifestyle in the Hymenoptera. We then summarize how parasitoid developmental strategies are affected by ecological interactions and assess ..
- Comparative mitogenomics of Braconidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) and the phylogenetic utility of mitochondrial genomes with special reference to Holometabolous insectsShu jun Wei
State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
BMC Genomics 11:371. 2010..conducted a comparative study of mitochondrial genomes of the family Braconidae, one of the largest families of Hymenoptera, and assessed the utility of mitochondrial genomic data for phylogenetic inference at three different ..
- A gross anatomy ontology for hymenopteraMatthew J Yoder
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e15991. 2010b>Hymenoptera is an extraordinarily diverse lineage, both in terms of species numbers and morphotypes, that includes sawflies, bees, wasps, and ants...
- A molecular phylogeny of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)James B Munro
Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e27023. 2011Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) are extremely diverse with more than 23,000 species described and over 500,000 species estimated to exist...
- Hymenoptera ultra-rush venom immunotherapy (210 min): a safety study and risk factorsJ Birnbaum
UPRES EA 3287, Service de pneumo allergologie, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
Clin Exp Allergy 33:58-64. 2003..of ultra-rush venom immunotherapy and the possibility to define some risk factors for side-effects as age, Hymenoptera venom used for treatment, treatment phase, severity of prior insect sting reaction, concentration of skin test ..
- Prevention and treatment of hymenoptera venom allergy: guidelines for clinical practiceF Bonifazi
Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
Allergy 60:1459-70. 2005..Because of the small but relevant risk of re-sting reactions, in these patients, emergency kits, including epinephrine auto-injectors, should be discussed with every patient when stopping VIT...
- Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergyB M Bilò
Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
Allergy 60:1339-49. 2005..Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy thus forms the basis for the treatment...
- Identification and expression pattern of putative odorant-binding proteins and chemosensory proteins in antennae of the Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)Shuai Zhang
State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing, China
Chem Senses 34:503-12. 2009The parasitoids of Cotton Bollworm Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) find their hosts through the odor released by stressed plants. In this study, preliminary characterization and isolation of cDNAs from male M...
- Molecular cloning and characterization of four heat shock protein genes from Macrocentrus cingulum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)Pengjun Xu
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100101, Datunlu, Chaoyang, Beijing, People s Republic of China
Mol Biol Rep 37:2265-72. 2010..These results suggested that Mchsp90, Mchsp70 and Mchsp23.8 might have dual functions under normal and heat shock conditions while Mchsp70 and Mchsp23.8 might supply more important protection under heat shock...
- Refining the roots of the beewolf-Streptomyces symbiosis: antennal symbionts in the rare genus Philanthinus (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae)Martin Kaltenpoth
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Research Group Insect Symbiosis, Jena, Germany
Appl Environ Microbiol 78:822-7. 2012..Solitary wasps of the genera Philanthus and Trachypus (beewolves; Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) cultivate the actinomycete "Candidatus Streptomyces philanthi" in specialized antennal gland ..
- DNA barcoding reveals diversity of Hymenoptera and the dominance of parasitoids in a sub-arctic environmentJulie K Stahlhut
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
BMC Ecol 13:2. 2013..As a proxy for species identification, we used DNA barcoding to identify molecular operational taxonomic units (MOTUs) for 7870 Hymenoptera specimens collected near Churchill, Manitoba, from 2004 through 2010.
- Structure, chemical composition and putative function of the postpharyngeal gland of the emerald cockroach wasp, Ampulex compressa (Hymenoptera, Ampulicidae)Gudrun Herzner
Evolutionary Ecology Group, Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, D 93040 Regensburg, Germany
Zoology (Jena) 114:36-45. 2011..compressa. The present study supports the view of a homologous origin of the PPG in the aculeate Hymenoptera.
- Wolbachia requirement for oogenesis: occurrence within the genus Asobara (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) and evidence for intraspecific variation in A. tabidaF Dedeine
Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5558, Universite Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Heredity (Edinb) 95:394-400. 2005..We discuss the implications of these findings for the understanding of the physiological and genetic deficiency of aposymbiotic females...
- Insect egg deposition induces Pinus sylvestris to attract egg parasitoidsMonika Hilker
Institut fur Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Haderslebener Strasse 9, D 12163 Berlin, Germany
J Exp Biol 205:455-61. 2002..Thus, the plant appears to defend itself against herbivores prior to being damaged by feeding larvae...
- Hymenoptera venom immunotherapyBeatrice M Bilò
Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Immunotherapy 3:229-46. 2011Subcutaneous venom immunotherapy is the only effective treatment for patients who experience severe hymenoptera sting-induced allergic reactions, and the treatment also improves health-related quality of life...
- The origins of species richness in the Hymenoptera: insights from a family-level supertreeRobert B Davis
Department of Biology, University of York, York, YO10 5YW, UK
BMC Evol Biol 10:109. 2010The order Hymenoptera (bees, ants, wasps, sawflies) contains about eight percent of all described species, but no analytical studies have addressed the origins of this richness at family-level or above...
- Predictors of side effects during the buildup phase of venom immunotherapy for Hymenoptera venom allergy: the importance of baseline serum tryptaseFranziska Rueff
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:105-11.e5. 2010..Severe side effects during venom immunotherapy (VIT) are associated with a variety of risk factors...
- The position of the Hymenoptera within the Holometabola as inferred from the mitochondrial genome of Perga condei (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Pergidae)Lyda Raquel Castro
Institutes of Biomolecular Sciences and Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, The University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:469-79. 2005We sequenced most of the mitochondrial genome of the sawfly Perga condei (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Pergidae) and tested different models of phylogenetic reconstruction in order to resolve the position of the Hymenoptera within the ..
- Effective population size in Hymenoptera with complementary sex determinationA Zayed
Department of Biology, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
Heredity (Edinb) 93:627-30. 2004Complementary sex determination in the haplodiploid Hymenoptera leads to the production of inviable or effectively sterile diploid males when diploid progeny are homozygous at the sex-determining locus...
- Sequence and organization of the Neodiprion lecontei nucleopolyhedrovirus genomeHilary A M Lauzon
Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada P6A 2E5
J Virol 78:7023-35. 2004..The creation of two new Baculoviridae genera to fit hymenopteran and dipteran baculoviruses may be necessary...
- Opponent colour coding is a universal strategy to evaluate the photoreceptor inputs in HymenopteraL Chittka
, Fachbereich Biologie, , FRG
J Comp Physiol A 170:545-63. 1992..It is thus possible to employ a standard measure of perceptual colour distance (colour hexagon distance) to predict the capacities of colour discrimination adequately in all the tested insects...
- Dual olfactory pathway in Hymenoptera: evolutionary insights from comparative studiesWolfgang Rossler
Department of Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, Biozentrum, University of Wurzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
Arthropod Struct Dev 40:349-57. 2011..Comparison across insects suggests that the lateral projection neuron tract represents a special feature of Hymenoptera. We hypothesize that this promotes advanced olfactory processing associated with chemical communication, ..
- Juvenile hormone in adult eusocial Hymenoptera: gonadotropin and behavioral pacemakerG E Robinson
Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 35:559-83. 1997Studies on the role of juvenile hormone (JH) in adult social Hymenoptera have focused on the regulation of two fundamental aspects of colony organization: reproductive division of labor between queens and workers and age-related division ..
- Patterns of evolutionary conservation of microsatellites (SSRs) suggest a faster rate of genome evolution in Hymenoptera than in DipteraEckart Stolle
Department of Zoology, Institute of Biology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
Genome Biol Evol 5:151-62. 2013..Relative to divergence time, Diptera lost SSRs twice as fast as Hymenoptera. The loss of SSRs on the Drosophila melanogaster X-chromosome was higher than on the other chromosomes...
- [The role of insects (Blattodea, Diptera, and Hymenoptera) as possible mechanical vectors of helminths in the domiciliary and peridomiciliary environment]Patricia Jacqueline Thyssen
Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 20:1096-102. 2004..A total of 700 insects (54 Blattodea, 275 Diptera, and 371 Hymenoptera) were collected and examined externally and individually...
- Toxicity and pharmacokinetics of insect growth regulators and other novel insecticides on pupae of Hyposoter didmator (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid of early larval instars of lepidopteran pestsMarcela Inés Schneider
Unidad de Protección de Cultivos, E T S I Agrónomos, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
J Econ Entomol 96:1054-65. 2003..didymator in integrated pest management (IPM) programs should be carefully evaluated. Methoxyfenozide and tebufenozide could be considered safe for this parasitoid...
- DNA extraction from museum specimens of parasitic HymenopteraJeremy C Andersen
Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
PLoS ONE 7:e45549. 2012..concerns, we examined the suitability of non-invasive DNA extraction techniques on three species of parasitic Hymenoptera (Braconidae), and test the effects of body size (parasitoid species), age (time since collection), and DNA ..
- Multiple mechanisms underlie displacement of solitary Hawaiian Hymenoptera by an invasive social waspE E Wilson
University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0116, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
Ecology 91:3294-302. 2010..and behavioral assays, we identify the mechanisms underlying the displacement of two genera of native solitary Hymenoptera in Hawaii by a social continental invader, the western yellowjacket (Vespula pensylvanica)...
- Colony dispersal and the evolution of queen morphology in social HymenopteraC Peeters
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 7625, Laboratoire d Ecologie, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
Annu Rev Entomol 46:601-30. 2001Social Hymenoptera show two contrasting strategies of colony reproduction...
- Accelerated evolution of mitochondrial but not nuclear genomes of Hymenoptera: new evidence from crabronid waspsMartin Kaltenpoth
Research Group Insect Symbiosis, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
PLoS ONE 7:e32826. 2012..Several insect orders, notably Hymenoptera and Phthiraptera, show exceptionally high rates of mitochondrial molecular evolution, which has been attributed ..
- Rickettsia symbionts cause parthenogenetic reproduction in the parasitoid wasp Pnigalio soemius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)M Giorgini
Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante, CNR, via Università 133, Portici NA, Italy 80055
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2589-99. 2010..in which mothers produce only daughters from unfertilized eggs) in a parasitoid wasp, Pnigalio soemius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)...
- Anaphylaxis caused by Hymenoptera stings: from epidemiology to treatmentM B Bilo
Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Allergy 66:35-7. 2011b>Hymenoptera venom allergy occasionally causes fatal reactions. The prevalence of systemic reactions (SRs) is 0.3-8.9%, with anaphylaxis in 0.3-42.8% of cases...
- Single-copy nuclear genes resolve the phylogeny of the holometabolous insectsBrian M Wiegmann
Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
BMC Biol 7:34. 2009..Here we present evidence from nucleotide sequences of six single-copy nuclear protein coding genes used to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships and estimate evolutionary divergence times for all holometabolan orders...
- Clonal mast cell disorders in patients with systemic reactions to Hymenoptera stings and increased serum tryptase levelsPatrizia Bonadonna
Allergy Unit, Verona General Hospital, Verona, Italy
J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:680-6. 2009Anaphylaxis after Hymenoptera stings has been reported in subjects with mastocytosis, but few data exist regarding disease prevalence in populations allergic to these insects.
- Convergent intron gains in hymenopteran elongation factor-1αSeraina Klopfstein
Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Mol Phylogenet Evol 67:266-76. 2013..Here, we study the evolution of eEF1A based on a broad sample of taxa in the insect order Hymenoptera. The gene is universally present in two copies - F1 and F2 - both of which apparently originated before the ..
- Lethal and sublethal effects of fenitrothion and deltamethrin residues on the egg parasitoid Trissolcus grandis (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)Moosa Saber
Department of Plant Protection, Maragheh College of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Maragheh, Iran
J Econ Entomol 98:35-40. 2005..wheat and barley were assessed on adults and preimaginal stages of egg parasitoid Trissolcus grandis Thompson (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)...
- Influence of total and specific IgE, serum tryptase, and age on severity of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stingsS Blum
Zahnmedizinische Kliniken der Universität Bern, Switzerland
Allergy 66:222-8. 2011The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of total serum IgE and other potential risk factors on severity of systemic allergic Hymenoptera sting reactions.
- Elevated basal serum tryptase and hymenoptera venom allergy: relation to severity of sting reactions and to safety and efficacy of venom immunotherapyG Haeberli
Department of Medicine, Spital Bern Ziegler, Bern, Switzerland
Clin Exp Allergy 33:1216-20. 2003..Mastocytosis and/or elevated basal serum tryptase may be associated with severe anaphylaxis...
- Ancestral state reconstruction analysis of hymenopteran sex determination mechanismsM K Asplen
Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
J Evol Biol 22:1762-9. 2009..evidence supporting complementary sex determination (CSD) as the ancestral mechanism for haplodiploidy in the Hymenoptera. It is currently not possible, however, to distinguish the evolutionary polarity of single locus (sl) CSD and ..
- Sequestration of glucosinolates and iridoid glucosides in sawfly species of the genus Athalia and their role in defense against antsSebastian E W Opitz
Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstr 25, 33615, Bielefeld, Germany
J Chem Ecol 36:148-57. 2010..the larval sequestration abilities and defense effectiveness of four sawfly species of the genus Athalia (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) that feed as larvae either on members of the Brassicaceae or Plantaginaceae were investigated...
- Impact of foliar herbivory on the development of a root-feeding insect and its parasitoidRoxina Soler
Department of Multitrophic Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, Heteren, The Netherlands
Oecologia 152:257-64. 2007..Diptera: Anthomyiidae) and its parasitoid Trybliographa rapae (Westwood) (Hymenoptera: Figitidae), mediated through a shared host plant Brassica nigra L. (Brassicaceae)...
- Chemical analysis of volatiles emitted by Pinus svlvestris after induction by insect ovipositionRoland Mumm
Institute of Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Haderslebener Str 9, 12163 Berlin, Germany
J Chem Ecol 29:1235-52. 2003..The release of terpenoids by pine after wounding, egg deposition, and JA treatment is discussed with special respect to (E)-beta-farnesene...
- Binding characterization of recombinant odorant-binding proteins from the parasitic wasp, Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)Shuai Zhang
State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
J Chem Ecol 37:189-94. 2011..and purified seven recombinant OBPs (MmedOBP1-MmedOBP7) from the parasitic wasp, Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in a prokaryotic expression system...
- Diagnosis and management of hymenoptera venom allergy: British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) guidelinesM T Krishna
Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Clin Exp Allergy 41:1201-20. 2011This guidance for the management of patients with hymenoptera venom allergy has been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee (SOCC) of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)...
- Raalin, a transcript enriched in the honey bee brain, is a remnant of genomic rearrangement in HymenopteraY Tirosh
Department of Biological Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Insect Mol Biol 21:305-18. 2012..short sequences in insects in which insertions and genome rearrangements may have disrupted this locus in the branch leading to the Hymenoptera. The regulated expression of this transcript suggests that it has a brain-specific function.
- The taming of an impossible child: a standardized all-in approach to the phylogeny of Hymenoptera using public database sequencesRalph S Peters
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, D 53113 Bonn, Germany
BMC Biol 9:55. 2011..It combines some well-established programs with numerous newly developed software tools (available at http://software.zfmk.de/)...
- Seasonal patterns of arthropods occurring on sheltered and unsheltered pig carcasses in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina)N Centeno
Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Programa de Investigaciones en Interacciones Biologicas CEI PIIB, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Roque Saenz Pena 180, Bernal, B1876BXD, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Forensic Sci Int 126:63-70. 2002..In the fall, the difference between sheltered and unsheltered carcasses was small (six species on the former and five species on the latter); in spring and summer, the difference was negligible...
- A maximum-likelihood analysis of eight phylogenetic markers in gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae): implications for insect phylogenetic studiesAntonis Rokas
Institute of Cell, Animal, and Population Biology, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
Mol Phylogenet Evol 22:206-19. 2002..oxidase I) in reconstructing phylogenetic relationships at various levels of divergence in gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), using a set of eight exemplar taxa...
- Desulfation followed by sulfation: metabolism of benzylglucosinolate in Athalia rosae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)Sebastian E W Opitz
Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Chembiochem 12:1252-7. 2011The sawfly species Athalia rosae (L.) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) is phytophagous on plants of the family Brassicaceae and thus needs to cope with the plant defence, the glucosinolate-myrosinase system...
- Expressed sequence tags reveal Proctotrupomorpha (minus Chalcidoidea) as sister to Aculeata (Hymenoptera: Insecta)Barbara J Sharanowski
Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0091, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:101-12. 2010b>Hymenoptera is one of the most diverse groups of animals on the planet and have vital importance for ecosystem function as pollinators and parasitoids...
- The complete mitochondrial genome of Evania appendigaster (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) has low A+T content and a long intergenic spacer between atp8 and atp6Shu jun Wei
Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, 268 Kaixuan Road, 310029, Hangzhou, China
Mol Biol Rep 37:1931-42. 2010The apocritan Hymenoptera show extraordinary features in mitochondrial genomes, but no complete sequence has been reported for the basal lineage, Evanioidea. Here, we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Evania appendigaster...
- Evolution of the hymenopteran megaradiationJohn Heraty
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 60:73-88. 2011The Hymenoptera--ants, bees and wasps--represent one of the most successful but least understood insect radiations. We present the first comprehensive molecular study spanning the entire order Hymenoptera...
- A novel virus isolated from the aphid Brevicoryne brassicae with similarity to Hymenoptera picorna-like virusesEugene V Ryabov
Warwick HRI, University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
J Gen Virol 88:2590-5. 2007..The highest sequence similarity observed was with iflaviruses from honeybee and an endoparasitic wasp. Replication and transmission of BrBV was not dependent on endoparasitic wasp infestation of the aphids...
- Mitonuclear discordance is caused by rampant mitochondrial introgression in Neodiprion (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae) sawfliesCatherine R Linnen
Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Evolution 61:1417-38. 2007We investigate the pervasiveness of hybridization and mitochondrial introgression in Neodiprion Rohwer (Hymenoptera; Diprionidae), a Holarctic genus of conifer-feeding sawflies...
- Rain forest promotes trophic interactions and diversity of trap-nesting Hymenoptera in adjacent agroforestryAlexandra Maria Klein
Department of Agroecology, University of Gottingen, Waldweg 26, D 37073 Gottingen, Germany
J Anim Ecol 75:315-23. 2006....
- Evolution of gall morphology and host-plant relationships in willow-feeding sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)T Nyman
Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
Evolution 54:526-33. 2000..Many of the patterns in the evolutionary history of nematine gallers have also been observed in earlier studies on other insect gallers, indicating convergent evolution between the independent radiations...
- Per arborem ad astra: morphological adaptations to exploiting the woody habitat in the early evolution of HymenopteraLars Vilhelmsen
Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Universitets parken 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
Arthropod Struct Dev 40:2-20. 2011..The evolution of some of the characters is explored by mapping them on a recently published phylogeny of Hymenoptera. Based on this phylogeny, it is reasonable to assume that wood-living wasps evolved from a xylophagous/..
- Effects of plant protease inhibitors, oryzacystatin I and soybean Bowman-Birk inhibitor, on the aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Homoptera, Aphididae) and its parasitoid Aphelinus abdominalis (Hymenoptera, Aphelinidae)H Azzouz
BPCIR, UPRES 2084 2085 Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Somme, 33 rue Saint Leu, 80039 Amiens Cedex 1, France
J Insect Physiol 51:75-86. 2005..The potential impact of PI-expressing plants on aphid parasitoids and their combined efficiency for aphid control are discussed...
- The pollination ecology of an assemblage of grassland asclepiads in South AfricaJeff Ollerton
Landscape and Biodiversity Research Group, School of Environmental Science, University College Northampton, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
Ann Bot 92:807-34. 2003..The research has shown that there is still much to be learned about plant-pollinator interactions in areas of high plant diversity such as South Africa...
- Comparative phylogeography across two trophic levels: the oak gall wasp Andricus kollari and its chalcid parasitoid Megastigmus stigmatizansAlexander Hayward
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, The University of Edinburgh, The Ashworth Laboratories, The King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
Mol Ecol 15:479-89. 2006..Such human-facilitated escape from natural refugial distributions may have important implications for the composition and structure of northern European gall wasp communities...
- The complete mitochondrial genome of Diadegma semiclausum (hymenoptera: ichneumonidae) indicates extensive independent evolutionary eventsShu jun Wei
Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
Genome 52:308-19. 2009Few complete mitochondrial genomes representing limited families in the order Hymenoptera have been sequenced. Here, we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Diadegma semiclausum (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)...
- A formicine in New Jersey cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: formicidae) and early evolution of the antsD Grimaldi
Division of Invertebrates, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:13678-83. 2000..The Cretaceous ants have further implications for interpreting distributions of modern ants...
- Scanning electron microscopy studies of antennal sensilla of Pteromalus cerealellae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)Ebenezer O Onagbola
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Micron 39:526-35. 2008Pteromalus cerealellae (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is an ectoparasitoid of several insect pests of stored products...
- Histamine-immunoreactive local neurons in the antennal lobes of the hymenopteraAndrew M Dacks
Department of Neuroscience, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
J Comp Neurol 518:2917-33. 2010..examined, although there were significant morphological differences between major groups within the Hymenoptera. The ALs of other insect taxa examined lacked HA-ir LNs, suggesting that this population of LNs arose within ..
- Mushroom body structural change is associated with division of labor in eusocial wasp workers (Polybia aequatorialis, Hymenoptera: Vespidae)Sean O'Donnell
Neurobiology and Behavior Program and Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Neurosci Lett 356:159-62. 2004..Age-related task specializations in Polybia workers are associated with major neuroanatomical reorganization in the mushroom bodies...
- Lethal and sublethal effects of imidacloprid on Osmia lignaria and clothianidin on Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)V A Abbott
Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
J Econ Entomol 101:784-96. 2008..b>Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)...
- Induction of volatile emissions in maize by different larval instars of Spodoptera littoralisSandrine Gouinguené
University of Neuchatel, Institute of Zoology, Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Entomology, C P 2, CH 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
J Chem Ecol 29:145-62. 2003..littoralis provide parasitoids with poor information on the larval developmental stage. We discuss the results in the context of variability and lack of specificity in odorous plant signals...
- Performance of generalist and specialist herbivores and their endoparasitoids differs on cultivated and wild Brassica populationsRieta Gols
Laboratory of Entomology, Plant Science Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
J Chem Ecol 34:132-43. 2008....
- Molecular evolutionary analyses of mariners and other transposable elements in fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)M J B Krieger
Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602, USA
Insect Mol Biol 12:155-65. 2003..We also present partial sequence data for the two LTR-retrotransposons and describe their phylogenetic affinities...
- Sex determination in the hymenopteraGeorge E Heimpel
Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
Annu Rev Entomol 53:209-30. 2008The dominant and ancestral mode of sex determination in the Hymenoptera is arrhenotokous parthenogenesis, in which diploid females develop from fertilized eggs and haploid males develop from unfertilized eggs...
- Seasonal abundance of stable flies and filth fly pupal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) at Florida equine facilitiesJimmy B Pitzer
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, 970 Natural Area Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
J Econ Entomol 104:1108-15. 2011..consisting of Spalangia cameroni Perkins (56.5%), Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis (34.0%), Spalangia endius Walker (5.8%), and Spalangia nigra Latreille (3.7%). The implications of these findings are discussed...
- Clinical practice. Hypersensitivity to hymenoptera stingsTheodore M Freeman
Department of Allergy and Immunology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX 78023, USA
N Engl J Med 351:1978-84. 2004
- Stinging Hymenoptera and mastocytosisFranziska Rueff
AllergieZentrum, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munchen D 80337, Germany
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:338-42. 2009Patients suffering from mastocytosis are at risk for a particularly severe Hymenoptera sting anaphylaxis...
- Structure and sensory equipment of the ovipositor of Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)Hany K M Dweck
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Micron 39:1255-61. 2008The microsculpture of various structures of the ovipositor of Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is described from scanning and transmission electron microscopy...
- Morphology and ultrastructure of a bacteria cultivation organ: the antennal glands of female European beewolves, Philanthus triangulum (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae)Wolfgang Goettler
Department of Zoology, University of Regensburg, D 93040 Regensburg, Germany Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Theodor Boveri Institute, University of Wurzburg, D 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
Arthropod Struct Dev 36:1-9. 2007..Thus, the bacteria are apparently provided with large amounts of nutrients via the gland epithelium and the class 3 gland cell units...
- Olfactory conditioning in mate searching by the parasitoid Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)C A Villagra
Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile
Bull Entomol Res 98:371-7. 2008..Hence, through learning, the olfactory stimulus context present during copulation could become a predictive cue for further mate searching. These results are discussed in terms of parasitic wasp ecology and host fidelity...
- Mortality due to Hymenoptera stings in Costa Rica, 1985-2006Mónica Prado
Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:389-93. 2009To analyze mortality due to Hymenoptera stings in Costa Rica during 1985-2006.
- Specific immunotherapy using Hymenoptera venom: systematic reviewAlexandra Sayuri Watanabe
Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 128:30-7. 2010The only effective treatment for patients who have severe reactions after Hymenoptera stings is venom immunotherapy...
- When hymenopteran males reinvented diploidySerge Aron
Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology, Code Postal 160 12, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Avenue Franklin D Roosevelt 50, B 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
Curr Biol 15:824-7. 2005..The male-haploid sex determination of Hymenoptera and other arthropods may therefore impose a particular selective pressure upon males, which must evolve ..
- Hypersensitivity to Hymenoptera venom: advances in diagnosis and implications for treatmentCristoforo Incorvaia
Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 5:128-35. 2011Diagnosis and treatment of hypersensitivity to Hymenoptera venom took a landmark step forward in the late 1970s with the introduction of venom as an adequate material instead of whole body extracts...
- Sequestration of furostanol saponins by Monophadnus sawfly larvaeJose M Prieto
Dipartimento di Chimica Bioorganica e Biofarmacia, Universita di Pisa, Via Bonanno 33, 56126 Pisa, Italy
J Chem Ecol 33:513-24. 2007Sawfly larvae of the tribe Phymatocerini (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), which are specialized on toxic plants in the orders Liliales and Ranunculales, exude a droplet of deterrent hemolymph upon attack by a predator...
- Phylogenetics and evolution of host-plant use in leaf-mining sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae: Heterarthrinae)Sanna A Leppänen
Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 111, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
Mol Phylogenet Evol 64:331-41. 2012..Overall, both present and historical host-use patterns within the Heterarthrinae exhibit striking similarities to patterns found in co-occurring herbivore taxa...
- Hymenoptera stingsKevin T FitzGerald
Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver CO 80231, USA
Clin Tech Small Anim Pract 21:194-204. 2006The medically important groups of Hymenoptera are the Apoidea (bees), Vespoidea (wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets), and Formicidae (ants). These insects deliver their venom by stinging their victims...
- Characterization of digestive enzymes of bruchid parasitoids-initial steps for environmental risk assessment of genetically modified legumesFernando Alvarez-Alfageme
Agroscope Reckenholz Tanikon Research Station ART, Zurich, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 7:e36862. 2012..Direct feeding assays revealed that harmful effects of α-amylase inhibitors on bruchid parasitoids cannot be discounted and need further evaluation...
- Advances in hymenoptera venom immunotherapyBeatrice M Bilò
Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital, Ancona, Italy
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:567-73. 2007..Venom immunotherapy is highly effective treatment, capable of improving health-related quality of life. This overview examines advances in various aspects of this treatment...
- Phylogenetic relationships among the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea): a reassessment of Shi et al. (2005)Kevin M Pitz
Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:338-43. 2007
- Effective population size in eusocial Hymenoptera with worker-produced malesT Nomura
Department of Bioresources and Environment, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan
Heredity (Edinb) 109:261-8. 2012In many eusocial Hymenoptera, a proportion of males are produced by workers...
- Rush hymenoptera venom immunotherapy is efficacious and safeG Pasaoglu
Ankara University, School of Medicine, Department of Allergy, Ankara, Turkey
J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 16:232-8. 2006..Although rapid venom immunotherapy (VIT) protocols have been shown to be safe and effective, this issue has not yet been clarified in Turkey...
- Attraction of Dibrachys cavus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to its host frass volatilesJulien Chuche
UMR INRA ENITAB 1065 en Santé Végétale, Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, INRA, BP 81, 33883, Villenave d Ornon Cedex, France
J Chem Ecol 32:2721-31. 2006..We tested the hypothesis that the parasitoid Dibrachys cavus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) uses the larval frass in its host search...
- Consequences of acclimation on survival and reproductive capacities of cold-stored mummies of Aphidius rhopalosiphi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiinae)A Levie
Unité d Ecologie et de Biogéographie, Biodiversity Research Centre, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Croix du Sud 4 5, 1348 Louvainla Neuve, Belgium
J Econ Entomol 98:704-8. 2005..the effect of acclimation to cold before storage of mummies containing Aphidius rhopalosiphi DeStefani-Peres (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) was evaluated on survival, sterility, and fecundity of parasitoids...
- Effect of temperature on life history of Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), two parasitoids of Aphis gossypii and Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae)Abbas Ali Zamani
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, PO Box 14115 336, Tehran, Iran
Environ Entomol 36:263-71. 2007..colemani and A. matricariae...
- The effect of temperature and humidity on the bionomics of six African egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)A Kalyebi
Indian River Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 2199 South Rock Road, Fort Pierce, Florida 34945, USA
Bull Entomol Res 96:305-14. 2006..These three strains appear to be promising candidates for augmentation biocontrol against the African bollworm Helicoverpa armigera in Kenya...
- How much specific is the association between hymenoptera venom allergy and mastocytosis?P Bonadonna
Verona General Hospital, Italy
Allergy 64:1379-82. 2009The preferential association of mastocytosis with hymenoptera sting reactions is well known, but there is no data on the prevalence of clonal mast cell disorders in subjects with severe systemic reactions due to foods or drugs.
- A comparison of rate-response toxicity tests with Aphidius rhopalosiphi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) using glass, leaves and whole plants as substrateC Grimm
Chemosphere 48:581-9. 2002..The LR50 values were 7.8-340 times higher on whole plants than on glass plates. Because of the variability of this factor, a numerical safety factor cannot be used to substitute extended laboratory testing for regulatory purposes...
- Population genetic structure of two primary parasitoids of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera), Chelonus insularis and Campoletis sonorensis (Hymenoptera): to what extent is the host plant important?Violaine Jourdie
Universite de Neuchatel, Institut de Biologie, Case Postale 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Mol Ecol 19:2168-79. 2010....
- Effect of cabbage cultivars with varying levels of resistance to aphids on the performance of the parasitoid, Aphidius colemani (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)D J Wright
Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Berkshire, UK
Bull Entomol Res 92:53-60. 2002..A significantly lower percentage of emerged parasitoids were recorded on Minicole for both aphid species compared with Derby Day and Ruby Ball. The implication of the results are discussed in relation to the integrated control of aphids...
- Multiple hymenoptera stings in children: clinical and laboratory manifestationsArnon Broides
Pediatric Emergency Department, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
Eur J Pediatr 169:1227-31. 2010Multiple hymenoptera stings are a cause of rhabdomyolysis, elevated liver enzymes, clotting abnormalities, kidney injury, and even death...
- Lethal and sublethal toxicity of fipronil and imidacloprid on Psyttalia concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)Angeles Adán
Unidad de Protección de Cultivos, E T S I Agrónomos, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
J Econ Entomol 104:1541-9. 2011Psyttalia concolor (Szèpligeti) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is a koinobiont endoparasitoid of several species of tephritid (Diptera) larvae, such as Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)...
- Rapid evolution of the mitochondrial genome in Chalcidoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) driven by parasitic lifestylesJin Hua Xiao
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 6:e26645. 2011..The AT-rich control region was translocated and inverted in Philotrypesis. The mitochondrial genomes also exhibited rapid rates of evolution involving elevated nonsynonymous mutations...
- GENETIC DISSECTION OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OF HONEY BEESGreg Hunt; Fiscal Year: 2000..different designs with respect to F1 and F2 backcrosses, recognizing the haplo-diploid form of inheritance in hymenoptera. Initially, the sources of the Africanized lines will be 20 colonies of bees verified to be or African origin ..
- IN VITRO APPROACH TO PROBLEMS OF CLINICAL ALLERGYDavid Golden; Fiscal Year: 2005..We need to continue to study these patients to develop the most useful clinical guidelines. ..
- Genetics of Wing and Cell-Size Evolution in NasoniaJohn Werren; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- INSECT PROJECTIN: ROLES IN SARCOMERE ASSEMBLY & FLIGHTAgnes Ayme Southgate; Fiscal Year: 2005..The main goal is to expose them to the research environment, and to teach them the scientific methods including designing, preparing, performing and analyzing their own experiments. ..
- The Mechanisms and Regulatory Networks of Alternative Splicing in DrosophilaBRENTON GRAVELEY; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Muscarinic regulation of plasticity in the brainGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2009..Our results will also suggest directions for the development of treatments for the decline in mental function that accompanies human aging. ..
- Pheromone regulation of gene expression in the brainGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Neuromodulation of excessive reward-directed behaviorGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Extensive conservation of nervous system function at the molecular level across the animal kingdom indicates that the principles of reward coding we aim to elucidate in the bee will have general relevance. ..
- Molecular mechanisms of queen bee longevityGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006..The value of the bee as an aging model will be enhanced significantly with the expected completion of genome sequencing later in '03. ..
- Neural Mechanisms of Compensating for Brain DamageTheresa Jones; Fiscal Year: 2006..The results or these studies are expected to be of major relevance to rehabilitation efforts. ..
- PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIESSARA OPPENHEIM; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- 2004 Genes and Behavior Gordon ConferenceGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Preference will be given to members of underrepresented groups and junior colleagues (graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and new assistant professors). ..
- SOCIAL AND NEUROENDOCRINE REGULATION OF THE PERIOD GENEGene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Regulation of Stable Fat Loss in a Model SystemGene E Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal of this proposal is to use genomic and systems biology techniques to identify "switch" genes that enable stable weight loss in the bee, and to test that these genes regulate body weight and energy metabolism in mammals. ..