Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: John A. Allen

Impact Factor: 1.984

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 31/46 (Evolutionary Biology)

Online ISSN: 1095-8312

Associated Title(s): Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Nuclear DNA based species delineations of Coccus scale insects in symbiosis with plants and ants, and the role of plant epicuticular wax in structuring associations

      Swee-Peck Quek, Shouhei Ueda, Penny J. Gullan, Takumasa Kondo, Mitsuru Hattori, Takao Itioka, Kaori Murase and Takao Itino

      Version of Record online: 9 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12917

  2. Short Research Articles

    1. Colder environments may select for darker paper wasps

      André R. de Souza, Stefano Turillazzi, José Lino-Neto and Giacomo Santini

      Version of Record online: 21 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12910

  3. Research Articles

    1. Convergent evolution in the colour polymorphism of Selkirkiella spiders (Theridiidae) from the South American temperate rainforest

      Darko D. Cotoras, Michael S. Brewer, Peter J. P. Croucher, Geoff S. Oxford, David R. Lindberg and Rosemary G. Gillespie

      Version of Record online: 17 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12908

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      Challenge to the model of lake charr evolution: shallow- and deep-water morphs exist within a small postglacial lake

      Louise Chavarie, Andrew M. Muir, Mara S. Zimmerman, Shauna M. Baillie, Michael J. Hansen, Nancy A. Nate, Daniel L. Yule, Trevor Middel, Paul Bentzen and Charles C. Krueger

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12913

    3. Large-scale phylogenetic structure of European springtails (Collembola) depends on species range size and postglacial colonization history

      Cristina Fiera, Jan Christian Habel, Mieczysław Kunz and Werner Ulrich

      Version of Record online: 11 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12907

    4. Temporal frames of 45S rDNA site-number variation in diploid plant lineages: lessons from the rock rose genus Cistus (Cistaceae)

      Chiara Totta, Marcela Rosato, Pablo Ferrer-Gallego, Fernando Lucchese and Josep A. Rosselló

      Version of Record online: 10 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12909

    5. Giant cannibals drive selection for inducible defence in heterospecific prey

      Kunio Takatsu, Volker H. W. Rudolf and Osamu Kishida

      Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12912

  4. Review Articles

    1. Integrating ecological roles and trophic diversification on coral reefs: multiple lines of evidence identify parrotfishes as microphages

      Kendall D. Clements, Donovan P. German, Jacinthe Piché, Aline Tribollet and John Howard Choat

      Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12914

  5. Research Articles

    1. Isolation barriers and genetic divergence in non-territorial Argia damselflies

      Angela Nava-Bolaños, Rosa A. Sánchez-Guillén, Roberto Munguía-Steyer and Alex Córdoba-Aguilar

      Version of Record online: 5 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12916

  6. Review Articles

    1. Food partitioning and the evolution of non-randomly structured communities in tailed amphibians: a worldwide systematic review

      Leonardo Vignoli, Alessandra Maria Bissattini and Luca Luiselli

      Version of Record online: 4 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12906

  7. Short Research Articles

    1. Genetic evidence for promiscuity in the Ornate Tinamou Nothoprocta ornata (Aves: Tinamiformes)

      Lina M. Giraldo-Deck, Jan C. Habel, Harald Meimberg and Álvaro Garitano-Zavala

      Version of Record online: 31 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12911

  8. Research Articles

    1. Population genetic structure and demographic history of Streptococcus mutans (Bacteria: Streptococcaceae)

      Raúl E. González-Ittig, Fabiana P. M. Carletto-Körber, Noelia S. Vera, María G. Jiménez and Lila S. Cornejo

      Version of Record online: 26 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12904

    2. Speciation history and species-delimitation within the Seychelles Bronze geckos, Ailuronyx spp.: molecular and morphological evidence

      Sara Rocha, Ana Perera, Nancy Bunbury, Christopher N. Kaiser-Bunbury and David J. Harris

      Version of Record online: 3 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12895

  9. Original Articles

  10. Research Articles

    1. Skeletal variation and taxonomic boundaries among mainland and island populations of the common treeshrew (Mammalia: Scandentia: Tupaiidae)

      Eric J. Sargis, Neal Woodman, Natalie C. Morningstar, Tiffany N. Bell and Link E. Olson

      Version of Record online: 26 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12876

    2. Archipelago-wide survey of Philippine forest dragons (Agamidae: Gonocephalus): multilocus phylogeny uncovers unprecedented levels of genetic diversity in a biodiversity hotspot

      Luke J. Welton, Cameron D. Siler, L. L. Grismer, Arvin C. Diesmos, Jack W. Sites and Rafe M. Brown

      Version of Record online: 23 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12878

  11. Reviews

  12. Research Articles

    1. Mating patterns of the European grapevine moth, Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in sympatric and allopatric populations

      Karen Muller, Denis Thiéry, Lionel Delbac and Jérôme Moreau

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12901

  13. Reviews

  14. Research Articles

    1. Niche conservatism for ecological preference in the Louisiana iris species complex

      Jennafer A. P. Hamlin, Tyler J. Simmonds and Michael L. Arnold

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12884

    2. Comparative phylogeography of the endemic Japanese weasel (Mustela itatsi) and the continental Siberian weasel (Mustela sibirica) revealed by complete mitochondrial genome sequences

      Mohammed A. Shalabi, Alexei V. Abramov, Pavel A. Kosintsev, Liang-Kong Lin, Sang-Hoon Han, Shigeki Watanabe, Koji Yamazaki, Yayoi Kaneko and Ryuichi Masuda

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12891

    3. Righting ability in hatchling turtles does not predict survival during dispersal in the field

      Timothy S. Mitchell, Erin M. Myers, John K. Tucker and Suzanne E. McGaugh

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12896

  15. Original Articles

  16. Comment

    1. The essential role for graphs in allometric analysis

      Gary C. Packard

      Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12892

  17. Research Articles

    1. Out of Borneo, again and again: biogeography of the Stream Toad genus Ansonia Stoliczka (Anura: Bufonidae) and the discovery of the first limestone cave-dwelling species

      L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr, Anchalee Aowphol, Michael Cota, Marta S. Grismer, Matthew L. Murdoch, Cesar Aguilar and Jesse L. Grismer

      Version of Record online: 15 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12886

    2. Evolution of dorsal pattern variation in Greater Antillean Anolis lizards

      Iliana Medina, Jonathan B. Losos and D. Luke Mahler

      Version of Record online: 9 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12881

    3. Post-glacial colonization of Europe by the wood mouse, Apodemus sylvaticus: evidence of a northern refugium and dispersal with humans

      Jeremy S. Herman, Fríđa Jóhannesdóttir, Eleanor P. Jones, Allan D. McDevitt, Johan R. Michaux, Thomas A. White, Jan M. Wójcik and Jeremy B. Searle

      Version of Record online: 9 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12882

    4. Phylogeography and species delimitation in convict cichlids (Cichlidae: Amatitlania): implications for taxonomy and Plio–Pleistocene evolutionary history in Central America

      Justin C. Bagley, Wilfredo A. Matamoros, Caleb D. McMahan, Michael Tobler, Prosanta Chakrabarty and Jerald B. Johnson

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12845

  18. Reviews

    1. No universal differences between female and male eukaryotes: anisogamy and asymmetrical female meiosis

      Root Gorelick, Jessica Carpinone and Lindsay Jackson Derraugh

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12874

  19. Short Research Articles

    1. Environmental drivers of body size variation in the lesser treefrog (Dendropsophus minutus) across the Amazon-Cerrado gradient

      Hilton M. Oyamaguchi, Edvagner Oliveira and Thomas B. Smith

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12879

  20. Research Articles

    1. Large-scale phylogeographic study of the cosmopolitan aphid pest Brachycaudus helichrysi reveals host plant associated lineages that evolved in allopatry

      Megan Popkin, Josephine Piffaretti, Anne-Laure Clamens, Ge-Xia Qiao, Jing Chen, Renaud Vitalis, Flavie Vanlerberghe-Masutti, Rakesh K. Gupta, Malik Lamaari, Olivier Langella, Armelle Coeur d'acier and Emmanuelle Jousselin

      Version of Record online: 7 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12869

  21. Comment

    1. Speciation through the looking-glass

      Felix Vaux, Steven A. Trewick and Mary Morgan-Richards

      Version of Record online: 4 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12872

  22. Research Articles

    1. Temperature-dependent colour change is a function of sex and directionality of temperature shift in the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)

      Barry P. Stephenson, Nikolett Ihász, David C. Byrd, John Swierk and Lindsey Swierk

      Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12870

    2. Sex-specific catch-up growth in the Texas field cricket, Gryllus texensis

      Brittany R. Tawes and Clint D. Kelly

      Version of Record online: 24 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12871

    3. Three-dimensional cranial ontogeny in pantherines (Panthera leo, P. onca, P. pardus, P. tigris; Carnivora:, Felidae)

      Valentina Segura, Guillermo H. Cassini and Francisco J. Prevosti

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12888

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    5. Comparative analysis reveals migratory swallows (Hirundinidae) have less pointed wings than residents

      Gernot H. Huber, Sheela P. Turbek, Kimberly S. Bostwick and Rebecca J. Safran

      Version of Record online: 23 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12875

    6. Mediterranean scrubland and elevation drive gene flow of a Mediterranean carnivore, the Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon (Herpestidae)

      Tânia Barros, Samuel A. Cushman, João Carvalho and Carlos Fonseca

      Version of Record online: 19 AUG 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12867

  23. Short Research Articles

    1. The scent of a hatchling: intra-species variation in the use of chemosensory cues by neonate freshwater turtles

      Amelia K. Whitear, Xiaotian Wang, Pauline Catling, Deborah A. McLennan and Christina M. Davy

      Version of Record online: 20 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12855

  24. Research Articles

    1. Multiple lines of anti-predator defence in the spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae)

      Changku Kang, Hyungmin Moon, Thomas N. Sherratt, Sang-Im Lee and Piotr G. Jablonski

      Version of Record online: 20 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12847

    2. Local not vocal: assortative female choice in divergent populations of red-eyed treefrogs, Agalychnis callidryas (Hylidae: Phyllomedusinae)

      Leah E. Jacobs, Andres Vega, Steven Dudgeon, Kristine Kaiser and Jeanne M. Robertson

      Version of Record online: 16 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12861

    3. Fitness implications of simulated climate change in three species of copper butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)

      Michael Klockmann, Fajes Karajoli, Josephine Kuczyk, Stephanie Reimer and Klaus Fischer

      Version of Record online: 16 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/bij.12846


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