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Symposium on Pacific Island Terrestrial Biogeography and Diversity, 11th Pacific Science Inter-Congress, Tahiti, French Polynesia, March 2009


Arnedo MA, Agnarsson I, Gillespie RG (2007) Molecular insights into the phylogenetic structure of the spider genus Theridion (Araneae, Theridiidae) and the origin of the Hawaiian Theridion-like fauna. Zoologica Scripta 36, 337-352.

Arnedo MA, Gillespie RG (2006) Species diversification patterns in the Polynesian jumping spider genus Havaika Proszynski, 2001 (Araneae, Salticidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41, 472-495.

Balke M, Ramsdale AS (2006) Rhantus englundi sp.n. from Tubuai Island, French Polynesia (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 76: 51.

Balke M, Ribera I, Hendrich L, Miller MA, Sagata K, Posman A, Vogler AP, Meier R (2009) New Guinea highland origin of a widespread arthropod supertramp. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 276, 2359-2367.

Charlat S, Davies N, Roderick GK, Hurst GDD (2007) Disrupting the timing of Wolbachia-induced male-killing. Biology Letters 3, 154-156.

Charlat S, Duplouy A, Hornett EA, Dyson EA, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2009) The joint evolutionary histories of Wolbachia and mitochondria in Hypolimnas bolina. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 9, 64.

Charlat S, Engelstädter J, Dyson EA, Hornett EA, Duplouy A, Tortosa P, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2006) Competing selfish genetic elements in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. Current Biology 16, 2453-2458.

Charlat S, Homett EA, Dyson EA, Ho PPY, Thi Loc N, Schilthuizen M, Davies N, Roderick GK, Hurst GDD (2005) Prevalence and penetrance variation of male-killing Wolbachia across Indo-Pacific populations of the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina. Molecular Ecology 14, 3525-3530.

Charlat S, Hornett EA, Fullard JH, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2007) Extraordinary flux in sex-ratio. Science 317, 214.

Charlat S, Reuter M, Dyson EA, Hornett EA, Duplouy A, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2007) Male-killing bacteria trigger a cycle of increasing male fatigue and female promiscuity. Current Biology 17, 273-277.

Clarke AR, Armstrong KF, Carmichael AE, Milne JR, Raghu S, Roderick GK, Yeates DK (2005) Invasive phytophagous pests arising through a recent tropical evolutionary radiation: The Bactrocera dorsalis complex of tropical fruit flies. Annual Review of Entomology 50, 293-319.

Emerson BC, Gillespie RG (2008) Phylogenetic analysis of community assembly and structure over space and time. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 23, 619-630.

Englund RA (2008) Invasive species threats to native aquatic insect biodiversity and conservation measures in Hawai'i and French Polynesia. Journal of Insect Conservation 12, 415.

Evenhuis  N (2007) Helping solve the "other" taxonomic impediment: Completing the eight steps to total enlightenment and taxonomic nirvana, Zootaxa 2007:3.

Evenhuis  N (2008) The Campsicnemus lobatus and zigzag groups in the Society Islands, French Polynesia (Diptera: Dolichopodidae, Zootaxa 2008:27.

Evenhuis  N (2009) Review of Campsicnemus (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) of the Marquesas, French Polynesia, with description of four new species groups, Zootaxa 2009:25.

Garb JE, Gillespie RG (2006) Island hopping across the central Pacific: mitochondrial DNA detects sequential colonization of the Austral Islands by crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). J Biogeogr 34, 201-220.

Garb JE, Gillespie RG (2009) Diversity despite dispersal: colonization history and phylogeography of Hawaiian crab spiders inferred from multilocus genetic data. Molecular Ecology 18, 1746-1764.

Gillespie RG, Claridge EM, Goodacre SL (2008) Biogeography of the fauna of French Polynesia: diversification within and between a series of hot spot archipelagos. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 363, 3335-3346.

Gillespie RG, Claridge EM, Roderick GK (2008) Biodiversity dynamics in isolated island communities: interaction between natural and human-mediated processes. Molecular Ecology 17, 45-57.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Petit JN, Percy DM, Roderick GK, Davies N (2007) Pre-introductory risk assessment of Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) for use as a classical biological control agent against Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Biocontrol Science and Technology 17, 809-822.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Petit JN, Roderick GK, Davies N (2008) Engineering an invasion: classical biological control of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, by the egg parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi in Tahiti and Moorea, French Polynesia. Biological Invasions 10, 135-148.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Roderick GK, Petit JN, Percy D, Putoa R, Garnier C, Davies N (2006) Invasion of French Polynesia by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): A new threat to the South Pacific. Pacific Science 60, 429-438.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Triapitsyn SV, Petit JN, Roderick GK, Davies N (2007) First records of Gonatocerus dolichocerus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), Centrodora sp. (Hymenoptera : Aphelinidae), Chaetomymar sp. and Anagrus sp.(Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in French Polynesia with notes on egg parasitism of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis Germar (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 83, 177-184.

Hornett EA, Charlat S, Duplouy AMR, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2006) Evolution of male-killer suppression in a natural population. PLOS Biology 4, 1643-1648.

Hornett EA, Duplouy AMR, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD, Charlat S (2008) You can't keep a good parasite down: evolution of male-killer suppressor uncovers cytoplasmic incompatibility. Evolution 62, 1258-1263.

O'Grady PM (2007) Two new species of Paramycodrosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) from the Society Islands. Zootaxa in review.

Petit JN, Hoddle MS, Grandgirard J, Roderick GK, Davies N (2008) Invasion dynamics of the glassy-winged sharpshooter Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in French Polynesia. Biological Invasions 10, 955-967.

Petit JN, Hoddle MS, Grandgirard J, Roderick GK, Davies N (2008) Short distance dispersal behavior and establishment of the parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in Tahiti: Implications for its use as a biological control agent against Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Biological Control 45, 344-352.

Petit JN, Hoddle MS, Grandgirard J, Roderick GK, Davies N (2009) Successful spread of a biocontrol agent reveals a biosecurity failure: Elucidating long distance invasion pathways for Gonatocerus ashmeadi in French Polynesia. BioControl 54, 485-495.

Polhemus JT, Polhemus DA (2008) Global diversity of true bugs (Heteroptera : Insecta) in freshwater, Hydrobiologia. 595, 379.

Ribera I, Vogler AP, Balke M (2008) Phylogeny and diversification of diving beetles (Coleoptera : Dytiscidae). Cladistics 24, 563.

Savolainen V, Cowan RS, Vogler AP, Roderick GK, Lane R (2005) Towards writing the encyclopaedia of life: an introduction to DNA barcoding. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 360, 1805-1811.

Schug MD, Smith SG, Tozier-Pearce A, McEvey SF (2007) The genetic structure of Drosophila ananassae populations from Asia, Australia and Samoa. Genetics 175, 1429.

Book(s) or other one-time publications(s):

Claridge EM (2006) The systematics and diversification of Rhyncogonus weevils (Entiminae: Curculionidae) in the central Pacific [PhD Dissertation]. Berkeley: University of California.

Claridge EM, Garb JE, Gillespie RG, Percy DM (2007) Insects and spiders of the Austral Islands. In J.Y.Meyer, P. Bouchet, & A. Allison, eds, The terrestrial biodiversity of the Austral Islands (French Polynesia), Museum national de Histoire naturelle, Paris & Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, HI.

Davies N, Roderick GK (2005) Dipteran sex chromosomes in evolutionary developmental biology. In: Evolutionary Biology of Flies (eds. Wiegmann B, Yeates D), pp. 196-213. Columbia University Press, New York.

Gillespie RG (2007) Oceanic islands: Models of diversity. In: Levin SA, ed. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Oxford: Elsevier, Ltd.

Krushelnycky PD (2007) The effects of invasive ants on arthropod species and communities in the Hawaiian Islands [PhD Dissertation], University of California Berkeley

Polhemus JT, Polhemus DA (2008) A new genus of Microveliinae from the Austral Islands, French Polynesia (Heteroptera, Veliidae), in Grozeva S, Simov N eds, Advances in Heteroptera Research, Pensoft Publishers, Sofia-Moscow

Roderick GK, Percy DM (2007) Host plant use, diversification, and coevolution: Insights from remote oceanic islands. In Tilmon KJ ed, Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects,  University of California Press, Berkeley.

Expedition reports:

Gillespie RG, Roderick GK, Arnedo MA, Shapiro L, Bely A (2000) Spiders, planthoppers and flies: Expedition to Society and Marquesas Islands, June-July 2000.  Report to Haut-Commissariat de la Republique en Polynesie Francaise. Berkeley: University of California. 45 p. (PDF)

Gillespie RG, Roderick GK, Claridge E, Garb JE (2002) Spiders, beetles, planthoppers and flies: Expedition to Austral Islands, March 2002. Berkeley: University of California. (PDF)