Molecular Ecology

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: Loren Rieseberg

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Online ISSN: 1365-294X

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  1. Original Articles

    1. Plant species richness and productivity determine the diversity of soil fungal guilds in temperate coniferous forest and bog habitats

      Indrek Hiiesalu, Mohammad Bahram and Leho Tedersoo

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14246

    2. High occurrence of jellyfish predation by black-browed and Campbell albatross identified by DNA metabarcoding

      Julie C McInnes, Rachael Alderman, Mary-Anne Lea, Ben Raymond, Bruce E Deagle, Richard A Phillips, Andrew Stanworth, David R Thompson, Paulo Catry, Henri Weimerskirch, Cristián G Suazo, Michaël Gras and Simon N Jarman

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14245

    3. Population demography and heterozygosity-fitness correlations in natural guppy populations: an examination using sexually selected fitness traits

      Catherine E. Grueber, John L. Fitzpatrick, Alessandro Devigili, Clelia Gasparini, Indar W. Ramnarine and Jonathan P. Evans

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14243

    4. Pathogen richness and abundance predict patterns of adaptive MHC variation in insular amphibians

      Supen Wang, Conghui Liu, Anthony B. Wilson, Na Zhao, Xianping Li, Wei Zhu, Xu Gao, Xuan Liu and Yiming Li

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14242

    5. Extensive seed and pollen dispersal and assortative mating in the rain forest tree Entandrophragma cylindricum (Meliaceae) inferred from indirect and direct analyses

      F. K. Monthe, O. J. Hardy, J. L. Doucet, J. Loo and J. Duminil

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14241

    6. Estimating synchronous demographic changes across populations using hABC, and its application for a herpetological community from Northeastern Brazil

      Marcelo Gehara, Adrian Antonio Garda, Fernanda P. Werneck, Eliana F. Oliveira, Emanuel Masiero da Fonseca, Felipe Camurugi, Felipe M de Magalhães, Flávia Mol Lanna, Jack W. Sites, Ricardo Marques, Ricardo Silveira-Filho, Vinícius A. São Pedro, Guarino R. Colli, Gabriel C. Costa and Frank T. Burbrink

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14239

    7. Genome scans on experimentally evolved populations reveal candidate regions for adaptation to plant resistance in the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida

      D. Eoche-Bosy, M. Gautier, M. Esquibet, F. Legeai, A. Bretaudeau, O. Bouchez, S. Fournet, E. Grenier and J. Montarry

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 05:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14240

    8. Range instability leads to cytonuclear discordance in a morphologically cryptic ground squirrel species complex

      Mark A. Phuong, Ke Bi and Craig Moritz

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2017 04:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14238

    9. Demography and genome divergence of lake and stream populations of an East African cichlid fish

      Bernd Egger, Marius Rösti, Astrid Böhne, Olivia Roth and Walter Salzburger

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 JUL 2017 07:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14248

    10. Genome-scale data reveals that endemic Poecilia populations from small sulfidic springs display no evidence of inbreeding

      Anthony P. Brown, Ryan Greenway, Samuel Morgan, Corey R. Quackenbush, Luca Giordani, Lenin Arias-Rodriguez, Michael Tobler and Joanna L. Kelley

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 JUL 2017 07:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14249

    11. Patterns of divergence across the geographic and genomic landscape of a butterfly hybrid zone associated with a climatic gradient

      Sean F. Ryan, Michael C. Fontaine, Mark J. Scriber, Michael E. Pfrender, Shawn T. O'Neil and Jessica J. Hellmann

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2017 07:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14236

  2. Opinion

    1. More than meets the eye: the barrier effect of the Yangtze River outflow

      Gang Ni, Elizabeth Kern, Yun-Wei Dong, Qi Li and Joong-Ki Park

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2017 07:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14235

  3. Original Articles

    1. Gene expression stasis and plasticity following migration into a foreign environment

      Brian K. Lohman, William E. Stutz and Daniel I. Bolnick

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2017 07:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14234

    2. Landscape genetic analyses reveal fine-scale effects of forest fragmentation in an insular tropical bird

      Aurélie Khimoun, William Peterman, Cyril Eraud, Bruno Faivre, Nicolas Navarro and Stéphane Garnier

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2017 07:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14233

    3. Dmrt1 polymorphism and sex chromosome differentiation in Rana temporaria

      Nicolas Rodrigues, Tania Studer, Christophe Dufresnes, Wen-Juan Ma, Paris Veltsos and Nicolas Perrin

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 JUL 2017 05:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14222

    4. Comparative landscape genetics of two frugivorous bats in a biological corridor undergoing agricultural intensification

      Katherine A. Cleary, Lisette P. Waits and Bryan Finegan

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 JUL 2017 02:05PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14230

    5. Genotypic diversity in root-endophytic fungi reflects efficient dispersal and environmental adaptation

      Kyriaki Glynou, Tahir Ali, Sevda Haghi Kia, Marco Thines and Jose G. Maciá-Vicente

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUL 2017 07:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14231

    6. When new human-modified habitats favor the expansion of an amphibian pioneer species: evolutionary history of the natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) in a coal basin

      Leslie Faucher, Laura Hénocq, Cédric Vanappelghem, Stéphanie Rondel, Robin Quevillart, Sophie Gallina, Cécile Godé, Julie Jaquiéry and Jean-François Arnaud

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUL 2017 07:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14229

  4. From the Cover

    1. Gene flow and selection interact to promote adaptive divergence in regions of low recombination

      Kieran Samuk, Greg L Owens, Kira E Delmore, Sara Miller, Diana J Rennison and Dolph Schluter

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUL 2017 07:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14226

  5. Original Articles

    1. Abrupt changes in the composition and function of fungal communities along an environmental gradient in the High Arctic

      Grau Oriol, József Geml, Aaron Pérez-Haase, Josep M. Ninot, Tatiana A. Semenova-Nelsen and Josep Peñuelas

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14227

    2. Biogeography and ecological diversity patterns of rare and abundant bacteria in oil-contaminated soils

      Shuo Jiao, Weimin Chen and Gehong Wei

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14218

    3. Demographic Model Selection using Random Forests and the Site Frequency Spectrum

      Megan L. Smith, Megan Ruffley, Anahí Espíndola, David C. Tank, Jack Sullivan and Bryan C. Carstens

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14223

    4. Experimental test of genetic rescue in isolated populations of brook trout

      Zachary L. Robinson, Jason A. Coombs, Mark Hudy, Keith H. Nislow, Benjamin H. Letcher and Andrew R. Whiteley

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14225

    5. Genomic footprints of adaptation in a cooperatively breeding tropical bird across a vegetation gradient

      Flavia Termignoni-García, Juan P. Jaramillo-Correa, Juan Chablé-Santos, Mark Liu, Allison J. Shultz, Scott V. Edwards and Patricia Escalante Pliego

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14224

    6. Host-specific associations affect the microbiome of Philornis downsi, an introduced parasite to the Galápagos Islands

      Michael Ben-Yosef, Doron S. Y. Zaada, Rachael Y. Dudaniec, Zohar Pasternak, Edouard Jurkevitch, Renee J. Smith, Charlotte E. Causton, M. Piedad Lincango, Shanan S. Tobe, James G. Mitchell, Sonia Kleindorfer and Boaz Yuval

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14219

    7. Temperature variation, bacterial diversity, and fungal infection dynamics in the amphibian skin

      Ana V. Longo and Kelly R. Zamudio

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUN 2017 06:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14220

    8. New insights into global biogeography, population structure and natural selection from the genome of the epipelagic copepod Oithona

      Mohammed-Amin Madoui, Julie Poulain, Kevin Sugier, Marc Wessner, Benjamin Noel, Leo Berline, Karine Labadie, Astrid Cornils, Leocadio Blanco-Bercial, Lars Stemmann, Jean-Louis Jamet and Patrick Wincker

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 JUN 2017 11:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14214

    9. Signatures of soft sweeps across the Dt1 locus underlying determinate growth habit in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]

      Limei Zhong, Qiaomei Yang, Xin Yan, Chao Yu, Liu Su, Xifeng Zhang and Youlin Zhu

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 JUN 2017 02:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14209

    10. Investigating the genomic basis of discrete phenotypes using a Pool-Seq only approach: new insights into the genetics underlying color variation in diverse taxa

      Ramprasad Neethiraj, Emily Anne Hornett, Jason Hill and Christopher W. Wheat

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 JUN 2017 02:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14205

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      Insights into deep-sea adaptations and host-symbiont interactions: a comparative transcriptome study on Bathymodiolus mussels and their coastal relatives

      Ping Zheng, Minxiao Wang, Chaolun Li, Xiaoqing Sun, Xiaocheng Wang, Yan Sun and Song Sun

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 APR 2017 11:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/mec.14160


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