The genetic control of aposematic black pigmentation in hemimetabolous insects: insights from Oncopeltus fasciatus
Version of Record online: 14 AUG 2014
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Evolution & Development
Volume 16, Issue 5, pages 270–277, September 2014
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Liu, J., Lemonds, T. R. and Popadić, A. (2014), The genetic control of aposematic black pigmentation in hemimetabolous insects: insights from Oncopeltus fasciatus. Evolution & Development, 16: 270–277. doi: 10.1111/ede.12090
- Issue online: 26 AUG 2014
- Version of Record online: 14 AUG 2014
- NIH. Grant Number: GM071927
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Fig. S1. Phylogenetic relationships between Tribolium and Oncopeltus melanin pathway genes.
Fig. S2. RT-PCR analysis of TH, DDC, laccase 2 (lac2), and tyrosinase (Tyr) mRNA in 5th nymphs of Oncopeltus.
Fig. S3. The Oncopeltus tyrosinase (tyr) RNAi phenotype.
Fig. S4. In wild type, bristles on the Oncopeltus forewing attain black pigmentation well before the melanization of a wing tissue.
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