Phylogenetic Research


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Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.


   

Recent Publications

Molecular Phylogenetics and Piercer Evolution in the Bug-Killing Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae).  Blaschke, J. D., J. O. Stireman, P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2017.  Systematic Entomology.

MTPSLs: new terpene synthases in nonseed plants Jia, Q, T. G. Köllner, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2017.  Trends in Plant Science. [Abstract]

Genetic diversity of Phytophthora capsici recovered from Massachusetts between 1997 and 2014 Rocha, A., J. Hulvey, R. Wick, and S. Shrestha et al..  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

The evolution of reproductive strategies in tachinid parasitoids Cerretti, P., J. E. O'Hara, J. K. Moulton, J. Blaschke, and J. Stireman.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30. [Abstract]

Phylogenetic placement of two species known only from resting spores: Zoophthora independentia sp. nov. and Z. porteri comb nov. (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) Hajek, A. E., A. Gryganskyi, T. Bittner, J. K. Liebherr, J. H. Liebherr, A. B. Jensen, J. K. Moulton, and R. A. Humber.  2016.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 140: 68–74. [Abstract]

Evaluation of 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing using two next generation sequencing technologies for phylogenetic analysis of the rumen bacterial community in steers Myer, P., M. Kim, H. C. Freetly, and T. P. L. Smith.  2016.  The Journal of Microbiological Methods, 127:132–140.

Evaluation of 16S rRNA Amplicon Sequencing Using Two Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies for Phylogenetic Analysis of the Rumen Bacterial Community in Steers Myer, P., M. Kim, H. C. Freetly, and T. P. L. Smith.  2016.  Microbe 2016; American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, Boston, MA.

Metagenomic and near full-length 16S rRNA sequence data in support of the phylogenetic analysis of the rumen bacterial community in steers Myer, P., M. Kim, H. C. Freetly, and T. P. L. Smith.  2016.  Data in Brief, 8:1048-1053.

Molecular Systematics and New Species of Nearctic Androprosopa Mik (Diptera: Thaumaleidae).  Pivar, R. J., and J. K. Moulton.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30. [Abstract]

A new species of Austrothaumalea Tonnoir from Australia (Diptera: Thaumaleidae) Pivar, R. J., J. K. Moulton, and B. J. Sinclair.  2016.  Zootaxa, 4132(4): 594–597. [Abstract]

Unravelling the phylogeny of the lower Cyclorrhapha using morphology, Sanger sequencing, and anchored phylogenetic data.  Skevington, J., J. Cumming, B. Sinclair, B. Wiegmann, S. Kelso, J. K. Moulton, B. Cassel, E. Lemmon, and A. Lemmon.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30.

Evolution and Phylogeny of the Parasitoid Subfamily Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae) Blaschke, J. D.  2015.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]