Bakker F, Antonelli A, Clarke J, Cook J, Edwards S, Ericson P, Faurby S, Ferrand N, Gelang M, Gillespie R, Irestedt M, Lundin K, Larsson E, Matos-Maraví P, Müller J, von Proschwitz T, Roderick G, Schliep A, Wahlberg N, Wiedenhoeft J, Källersjö M (2020) The Global Museum: natural history collections and the future of evolutionary science and public education. PeerJ, 8, e8225.

Müller‐Schärer H, Bouchemousse S, Litto M, McEvoy P, Roderick G, Sun Y (2020) How to better predict long-term benefits and risks in weed biocontrol: an evolutionary perspective. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 38: 84-91.

Pétillon J, Privet K, Roderick G, Gillespie R, Price D (2020) Non-native spiders change assemblages of Hawaiian forest fragment kipuka over space and time. Neobiota, 55, 1-9.


Andersen JC, Oboyski P, Davies N, Charlat S, Ewing C, Meyer CP, Krehenwinkel H, Lim JY, Noriyuki S, Ramage T, Gillespie RG, Roderick GK (2019) Categorization of species as native o non-native species using DNA sequence signatures without a complete reference library. Ecological Applications, 29(5), e01914.

Sun Y, Roderick GK (2019). Rapid evolution of invasive traits facilitates the invasion of common ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifolia. J Ecology, 2019,

Kennedy, SR, Tsau, S., Gillespie, RG, Krehenwinkel, H. 2020. Are you what you eat? A highly transient and prey-influenced gut microbiome in the grey house spider Badumna longinqua. Molecular Ecology, In press.

McGill, Brian J.; Chase, J; Hortal, J; Overcast, I; Rosindell, J; Borges, PAV; Emerson, BC.; Etienne, R; Hickerson, MJ.; Mahler, L; Massol, F; McGaughran, A; Neves, P; Parent, C; Ruffley, M; Wagner, CE.; Gillespie, RG. 2019. Unifying macroecology and macroevolution to answer fundamental questions about biodiversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography. In press.

Goodman, Kari Roesch; Prost, Stefan; Bi, Ke; Brewer, Michael S., Gillespie, Rosemary G. 2019. Host And Geography Together Drive Early Adaptive Radiation Of Hawaiian Planthoppers. Molecular Ecology. 28(19)

Nelson, G., Karim, T., Gillespie, R., Fortes, J., Jones, D. 2019. Reducing Dependence on Digital Biodiversity Data Silos Through Global Alignment and Collaboration Biodiversity Information Science and Standards, 3, e37897. DOI:10.3897/biss.3.37897

Krehenwinkel, H., Kennedy, S.R., Adams, S.A., Stephenson, G.T., Roy, K. Gillespie, R.G. 2019. Multiplex PCR targeting lineage specific SNPs – A highly efficient and simple approach to block out predator sequences in molecular gut content analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, in press.

Kennedy, S., Lim, J.Y., Clavel, J., Krehenwinkel, H., Gillespie, R.G. 2019. Spider webs, stable isotopes and molecular gut content analysis: Multiple lines of evidence support trophic niche differentiation in a community of Hawaiian spiders. Functional Ecology, in press.

Ponisio, L.C., Valdovinos, F., Allhoff, K.T., Gaiarsa, M., Barner, A., Guimaraes, P., Hembry, D.H., Morrison, B., Gillespie, R.G. 2019. A network perspective for community assembly. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, p.103.

Hiller, A; Koo, M; Goodman, K; Shaw, KL; O’Grady, P; Gillespie, RG. 2019. Niche conservatism predominates in adaptive radiation: comparing the diversification of Hawaiian arthropods using ecological niche modelling. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society127(2), pp.479-492

Krehenwinkel, H., Pomerantz, A., Henderson, J.B., Kennedy, S.R., Lim, J.Y., Swamy, V., Shoobridge, J.D., Patel, N.H., Gillespie, R.G. and Prost, S., 2019. Nanopore sequencing of long ribosomal DNA amplicons enables portable and simple biodiversity assessments with high phylogenetic resolution across broad taxonomic scale. GigaScience8(5), p.giz006

Chousou-Polydouri, N; Carmichael, A; Szűts, T; Saucedo-Mejia, A; Gillespie, RG; Griswold, C; Wood, H. 2019. Giant Goblins above the waves at the southern end of the world: the biogeography of the spider family Orsolobidae (Araneae, Dysderoidea) Journal of Biogeography. 46(2), pp.332-342.

Krehenwinkel, H., Meese, S., Mayer, C., Ruch, J., Schneider, J., Bilde, T., Künzel, S.,Henderson, J.B., Russak, J. Simison, W.B., Gillespie, R.G. and Uhl, G. 2019. A guide to cost efficient microsatellite isolation and genotyping by next generation sequencing. Journal Arachnology, in press.


Cotoras, D.O., Bi, K., Brewer, M.S., Lindberg, D.R., Prost, S, Gillespie, R.G. 2018 Co-occurrence of Ecologically Similar Species of Hawaiian Spiders Reveals Critical Early Phase of Adaptive Radiation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 18(1):100.

Krehenwinkel, H., Kennedy, S, Rueda, A., Gillespie, R.G. 2018. Scaling up DNA barcoding – Primer sets for simple and cost efficient arthropod systematics by multiplex PCR and Illumina amplicon sequencing. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(1): 126-134.

Pontarp, M., Bunnefeld, L., Cabral, J.S., Etienne, R.S., Fritz, S.A., Gillespie, R.G., Graham, C.H., Hagen, O., Hartig, F., Huang, S., Jansson, R., Maliet, O., Münkemüller,  T., Pellissier, L., Rangel, T.F., Storch, D., Wiegand, T., Hurlbert, A.H. 2018. The latitudinal diversity gradient – novel understanding through mechanistic eco-evolutionary models. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 34(3): 211-223

Zobel-Thropp, P.A., Bulger, E.A., Cordes, M.H., Binford, G.J., Gillespie, R.G. and Brewer, M.S., 2018. Sexually dimorphic venom proteins in long-jawed orb-weaving spiders (Tetragnatha) with potential roles in sexual interactions. PeerJ, 6, p.e4691.

Hembry DH, Raimundo RLG, Newman EA, Atkinson L, Guo C, Guimarães PR Jr, Gillespie RG. 2018. Does biological intimacy shape ecological network structure? A test using a brood pollination mutualism on continental and oceanic islands. Journal of Animal Ecology, in press.

Kennedy, Susan; Dawson, Todd; Gillespie Rosemary G. 2018. Stable isotopes reflect substrate properties and trophic ecology in spiders along a Hawaiian chronosequence. PeerJ 6: e4527.

Maas, D.L., Prost, S., Bi, K., Smith, L., Armstrong, E.A., Aji, L.P., Toha, A.H.A., Gillespie, R.G., Becking, L.E. 2018. Sustained evolution-mediated priority effects shape divergence of mussels in insular environments. Molecular Ecology, 27(7), 1556-1571.

Gillespie, R.G., Benjamin, S.P., Brewer, M.S., Rivera, M.A.J., Roderick, G.K. 2018. Repeated Diversification Of Ecomorphs In Hawaiian Stick Spiders. Current Biology, 28(6), pp.941-947.

Borges, PAV, Cardoso, P., Kreft, H., Whittaker, R.J., Fattorini, S., Emerson, B.C., Gil, A., Gillespie, R.G., Matthews, TJ, Santos, AMC, Steinbauer, MJ, Thébaud, C., Ah-Peng, C., Amorim, IR, Calvo Aranda, S., Moura Arroz, A., Azevedo, JM, Boieiro, M., Borda-de-Água, L., Carvalho, JC, Elias, RB, Fernández-Palacios, JM, Florencio, M., González-Mancebo, JM, Heaney, LR, Hortal, J, Kueffer, C, Lequette, B, Martín-Esquivel, JL, López, H., Lamelas-López, L., Marcelino, J., Nunes, R., Oromí, P, Patiño, J., Pérez, AJ, Rego, C, Ribeiro, SP, Rigal, F, Rodrigues, P, Rominger, AJ, Santos-Reis, M, Schaefer, H., Sérgio, C., Serrano, ARM, Sim-Sim, M, Stephenson, P.J., Soares, AO, Strasberg, D., Vanderporten, A, Vieira, V., Gabriel, R. 2018. A Global Island Monitoring Scheme (GIMS) for the long-term coordinated survey and monitoring of native island forest biota. Biodiversity and Conservation. In press.

Krehenwinkel, H., Fong, M., Huang, E.G., Suzuki, N., Cayetano, L., Kennedy, S, Gillespie, R.G. 2018. The effect of DNA degradation bias in passive sampling devices on metabarcoding studies of arthropod communities and their associated microbiota. PloS one 13 (1): e0189188.

Gillespie R.G. and Will, K. 2018. Biodiversity of Arthropods on Islands. IN: Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society Ed. R. Foottit. Wiley.

Berry, A and Gillespie R.G. 2018. Island Evolution & Biodiversity. IN: International Handbook of Island Studies Ed. Godfrey Baldacchino. Routledge.

Lam AW, Gueuning M, Kindler C, Van Dam M, Alvarez N, Panjaitan R, Shaverdo H, White LT, Roderick GK, Balke M (2018) Phylogeography and population genomics of a lotic water beetle across a complex tropical landscape. Molecular Ecology 16, 3346-3356.

Lam AW, Toussaint E, Kindler C, Van Dam M, Panjaitan R, Roderick GK, Balke M (2018) Stream flow alone does not predict population structure of diving beetles across complex tropical landscapes. Molecular Ecology 17, 3541-3554.


Cotoras, D. D., Murray, G.G.R., Kapp, J., Gillespie, R.G., Griswold, C., Simison, W.B., Green, R.E., Shapiro, B. 2017. Ancient DNA resolves the history of Tetragnatha spiders on Rapa Nui. Genes 8(12), p.403.

Krehenwinkel, Henrik, Wolf, Madeline, Lim, Jun Ying, Rominger, Andrew J., Simison, Warren B., Gillespie, Rosemary G. 2017. Estimating and mitigating amplification bias in qualitative and quantitative arthropod metabarcoding. Scientific Reports. 7(1), p.17668.

Graham, N.R., Gruner, D.S., Lim, J.Y. and Gillespie, R.G., 2017. Island ecology and evolution: challenges in the Anthropocene. Environmental Conservation, 44(4) 323-335.

Gawryszewski, F., Calero Torralbo, M.A., Gillespie, R.G., Rodríguez-Gironés Arbolí, M.A., Herberstein, M. 2017. Correlated evolution between colouration and ambush site in predators with visual prey lures. Evolution, 71(8):2010-2021

Cotoras, D.D., Brewer, M.S., Croucher, P.J.P, Oxford, G.S., Lindberg, D.R., Gillespie, R.G. 2017. Convergent evolution in the colour polymorphism of Selkirkiella spiders (Theridiidae) from the South American temperate rainforest . Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 120(3): 649-663

Gillespie, R.G., Brewer, M.S., Roderick, G.K. 2017. Ancient Biogeography Of Generalist Predators On Remote Oceanic Islands. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 1098–1109.

Claridge, E.M., Gillespie, R.G., Brewer, M.S., Roderick, G.K. 2017. Stepping-stones across space and time: Repeated radiation of Pacific flightless broad-nosed weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae: Rhyncogonus). Journal of Biogeography, 44, 784-796,

Sun Y, Brönnimann O, Roderick GK, Poltavsky A, Lommen STE, Müller-Schärer H (2017) Climatic suitability ranking of biological control candidates: a biogeographic approach for ragweed management in Europe. Ecosphere Ecosphere 8, e01731. DOI

Berry, A and Gillespie R.G. 2018. Island Evolution & Biodiversity. IN: International Handbook of Island Studies Ed. Godfrey Baldacchino. Routledge. ISBN is: 978-1-4714-8338-6 (hardback), 978-1-315-55664-2 (e-book)

Gillespie, R.G., A.J. Rominger, J.Y. Lim. 2018. The theory of evolutionary biogeography. Chapter 16 IN: The Theory of Evolution, Ed. S. Scheiner, D. Mindell. University of Chicago Press

Roderick GK, Navajas M (2017) Effects of biological invasions on pest management. In: Environmental Pest Management: Challenges for Agronomists, Ecologists, Economists and Policymakers (eds. Coll M, Wajnberg E). Wiley-Blackwell, London. pp. 225-248.

Ramage T, Martins-Simoes P, Mialdea G, Allemand R, Duplouy A, Rousse P, Davies N, Roderick GK, Charlat S (2017) A DNA barcode-based survey of terrestrial arthropods in the Society archipelago, French Polynesia: host diversity within the SymbioCode Project. European Journal of Taxonomy, DNA Library of Life, special issue 272, 1-13. DOI

Zeilinger AR, Rapacciuolo G, Turek D, Oboyski PT, Almeida RPP, Roderick GK (2017) Museum specimen data reveal emergence of a plant disease may be linked to increases in the insect vector population. Ecological Applications 27, 1827-1837, DOI 


Krehenwinkel, H., Rödder, D., Năpăruş‐Aljančič, M. and Kuntner, M., 2016. Rapid genetic and ecological differentiation during the northern range expansion of the venomous yellow sac spider Cheiracanthium punctorium in Europe. Evolutionary applications, 9(10), pp.1229-1240

Krehenwinkel, H., Graze, M., Rödder, D., Tanaka, K., Baba, Y.G., Muster, C. and Uhl, G., 2016. A phylogeographical survey of a highly dispersive spider reveals eastern Asia as a major glacial refugium for Palaearctic fauna. Journal of Biogeography, 43(8), pp.1583-1594

Hadjistylli M, Roderick GK*, Brown JK* (2016) Global population structure of a worldwide pest and virus vector: genetic diversity and population history of the Bemisia tabaci sibling species group. PLoS One 11, e0165105, *contributed equally. DOI

Roderick GK, Gillespie RG (2016) Arthropodes terrestres des îles Marquises : diversité et évolution. In: Biodiversité terrestre et marine des îles Marquises, Polynésie française (eds. Galzin R, Duron S-D, Meyer J-Y), pp. 391-404. Société Française d’Ichtyologie, Paris.

Krehenwinkel, H., Kennedy, S., Pekar, S., Gillespie, R.G. 2016. A cost efficient and simple protocol to enrich prey DNA from extractions of predatory arthropods for large scale gut content analysis by Illumina sequencing. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12647

VanderSal-Jensen, N.D., Crews, S.C., Gillespie, R.G. 2016. Is Love In The Air Or At First Sight? Mate Finding Cues Used By Sympatric Male Velvet Ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae). Invertebrate Biology. 135(3): 200-210

Steinbauer, M.J., Field, R., Grytnes, J.A, Trigas, P., Ah-Peng, C, Attorre, F., Birks, H.J.B., Borges, P.A.V., Cardoso, P., Chou, C.H., De Sanctis, M., de Sequeira, M.M., Duarte, M.C., Elias, R.B., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., Gabriel, R., Gereau, R.E., Gillespie, R.G., Greimler, J. Harter, D.E.V., Huang, T.J., Irl, S.D.H., Jeanmonod, D., Jentsch, Jump, A.S., Kueffer, C., Nogue, S., Otto, R., Price, J., Romeiras, M.M., Strasberg, D., Stuessy, T., Svenning, J.C., Vetaas, O.R., Beierkuhnlein, C. 2016. Topography-driven isolation, speciation and a global increase of endemism with elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1097–1107.

Shaw, K.L. and Gillespie, R.G. 2016. Comparative phylogeography of oceanic archipelagos: Hotspots for inferences of evolutionary process. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(29): 7986–7993.

Binford, G.J., Gillespie, R.G., Maddison, W. 2016. Sexual dimorphism in venom chemistry in Tetragnatha spiders is not easily explained by adult niche differences. Toxicon 114:45-52.

Freudenschuss, M., Grabolle, A. and Krehenwinkel, H., 2016. A New Species of Gambaquezonia from the Philippine Island of Panay (Araneae: Salticidae). Arachnology

Wood, H.W., Parkinson, D.Y., Griswold, C.E., Gillespie, R.G., Elias, D.O. 2016. Repeated evolution of power-amplified predatory strikes in trap-jaw spiders (Araneae, Mecysmaucheniidae). Current Biology, 26, 1–5.

Gillespie, R.G. 2016. Island time and the interplay between ecology & evolution in species diversification. Evolutionary Applications. 9(1), pp.53-73.

Roderick GK, Gillespie RG (2016) Arthropodes terrestres des îles Marquises : diversité et évolution. In: Biodiversité terrestre et marine des îles Marquises, Polynésie française (eds. Galzin R, Duron S-D, Meyer J-Y), pp. 391-404. Société Française d’Ichtyologie, Paris.

Gillespie, RG. 2016. Biogeography of arthropods. IN: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology ed. R.M. Kliman. Elsevier.

Roderick GK (2016) Invasion biogeography. In: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (ed. Kliman RM), pp. 277-281. Academic Press, Oxford.

Leong M, Ponisio LC, Kremen C, Thorp RW, Roderick GK (2016) Temporal dynamics influenced by global change: bee community phenology in urban, agricultural, and natural landscapes. Global Change Biology 22, 1046–1053. DOI


Rominger AJ, Goodman KR, Lim JY, Armstrong EE, Becking LE, Bennett GM, Brewer MS, Cotoras DD, Ewing CP, Harte J, Martinez ND, O’Grady PM, Percy DM, Price DK, Roderick GK, Shaw KL, Valdovinos FS, Gruner DS, Gillespie RG (2016) Community assembly on isolated islands: macroecology meets evolution. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25, 769-780. DOI

Leong M, Roderick GK (2015) Remote sensing captures varying temporal patterns of vegetation between human-altered and natural landscapes. PeerJ 3, e1141. DOI

Lim, J.Y., Fine, P.V.A. & Mittelbach, G.G. (2015) Assessing the latitudinal gradient in herbivory. Global Ecology and Biogeography doi: 10.1111/geb.12336.

Medeiros, M.J. & Gillespie, R.G. (2015) Geographic exploration within a highly niche conserved moth in the Hawaiian archipelago. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Harter, D.E.V., Irl, S.D.H., Seo, B., Steinbauer, M.J., Gillespie, R.G., Triantis, K.A., Fernández-Palacios, J.-M., Beierkuhnlein, C. (2015) Impacts of global climate change on the floras of oceanic islands – projections, implications and current knowledge. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics.

Goodman KR, Kelley JP, Welter SC, Roderick GK, Elias DO (2015) Rapid diversification of sexual signals in Hawaiian Nesosydne planthoppers (Hemiptera: Delphacidae): the relative role and timing of neutral and selective forces. J. Evolutionary Biology. 28, 415-427. DOI

Brewer, M.S., Carter, R., Croucher, P.J.P, Gillespie, R.G. (2015) Shifting Habit
ats, Morphology and Selective Pressures: Developmental Polyphenism in an Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Spiders. Evolution, 69: 162-178.

Hadjistylli M, Roderick G, Gauthier N (2015) First report of the Sub-Saharan Africa 2 species of the Bemisia tabaci complex in the Southern France. Phytoparasitica, 1-9. DOI

Roderick GK, Navajas M (2015). Invasions of terrestrial arthropods: mechanisms, pathways, and dynamics. In Channing-Clode J (Ed.), Biological Invasions in Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems: Biogeography, Ecological Impacts, Predictions and Management. Berlin: De Gruyter Open.

Leong M, Roderick GK (2015) Remote sensing captures varying temporal patterns of vegetation between human-altered and natural landscapes. PeerJ 3, e1141. DOI

Wood, H.W., Gillespie, R.G., Griswold, C.E., Wainwright, P.C. 2015. Why is Madagascar special? The extraordinarily slow evolution of pelican spiders (Araneae, Archaeidae). Evolution, In press.

Warren, B.H., Simberloff, D., Ricklefs, R.E., Aguilée, R., Condamine, F.L., Gravel, D., , Morlon, H., , Mouquet, N., Rosindell, J., Casquet, J., Conti, E., Cornuault, J., Fernández-Palacios, J.M. Hengl, T., Norder, S.J., Rijsdijk, K.F., Sanmartín, I., Strasberg, D., Triantis, K., Valente, L.M., Whittaker, R.J., Emerson, B.C., Gillespie, R.G., Thébaud, C. 2015. Islands as model systems in ecology and evolution: prospects fifty years after MacArthur-Wilson. Ecology Letters. 18: 200-217.

Casquet, J., Bourgeois, Y., Cruaud, C., Gavory, F., Gillespie, R.G., Thébaud, C. 2014. Community assembly on islands: a comparison of Hawaiian and Mascarene spiders. Journal of Biogeography. 42: 39-50. DOI:10.1111/jbi.1239.


Crews, S.C. and R.G. Gillespie. 2014. Desert salt flats as oases for the spider Saltonia incerta Banks (Araneae: Dictynidae). Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1242.

Yim, K., Brewer M.S., Miller, C.T., Gillespie, R.G. 2014. Comparative Transcriptomics of Maturity-Associated Color Change in Hawaiian Spiders.
Journal of Heredity 105 (S1): 771-781.

Gillespie R, Roderick G (2014) Evolution: Geology and climate drive diversification. Nature 509, 297-298. DOI

Davies, N., Field, D., Amaral-Zettler, L., Clark, M.S., Deck, J., Drummond, A., Faith, D.P., Geller, J., Gilbert, J., Glöckner, F.O., Hirsch, P.R., Leong, J.-A., Meyer, C., Obst, M., Planes, S., Scholin, C., Vogler, A.P, Gates, R.D., Toonen, R., Berteaux-Lecellier, V., Barbier, M., Barker, K., Bertilsson, S., Bicak, M., Bietz, M.J., Bobe, J., Bodrossy, L., Borja, A., Coddington, J., Fuhrman, J., Gerdts, G., Gillespie, R., Goodwin, K., Hanson, P.C., Hero, J.M., Hoekman, D., Jansson, J., Jeanthon, C., Kao, R., Klindworth, A., Knight, R., Kottmann, R., Koo, M.S., Kotoulas, G., Lowe, A.J., Marteinsson, V.T., Meyer, F., Morrison, N., Myrold, D.D., Pafilis, E., Parker, S., Parnell, J.J., Polymenakou, P.N., Ratnasingham, S., Roderick, G.K., Rodriguez-Ezpeleta, N., Schonrogge, K., Simon, N., Valette-Silver, N.J., Springer, Y.P., Stone, G.N., Stones-Havas, S., Sansone, S.-A., Thibault, K.M., Wecker, P., Wichels, A., Wooley, J.C., Yahara, T., Zingone, A. and GOs-COS. The founding charter of the Genomic Observatories Network. GigaScience 3, 2.

Brewer, M.S., Cotoras, D.D., Croucher, P.J.P, Gillespie, R.G. 2014. New sequencing technologies, the development of genomics tools, and their applications in evolutionary arachnology. J. Arachnology 42:1–15

Gillespie, R.G. 2014. Island Biogeography. IN: International Encyclopedia of Geography. Ed. Douglas Richardson. Wiley-Blackwell and the Association of American Geographers.

Gillespie, R.G. and Parent, C.E. 2014. Adaptive Radiation. In: Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. J.B. Losos.

Leong M, Kremen C, Roderick GK (2014) Pollinator Interactions with yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) across urban, agricultural, and natural landscapes. PLoS ONE 9: e86357. DOI

Gray, Morgan, Klip, Mario K., Krohn, Alex R., Marsh, Ryan A. and McGinnis, Leslie A.  2014.  The Big Bad Wolf or Symbol of the American Wilderness?  Gray Wolf Reintroduction in Idaho.  Case Study.  National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.


Croucher, P.J.P., Brewer, M.S., Winchell, C.J., Oxford, G.S., Gillespie, R.G. 2013. De novo characterization of the gene-rich transcriptomes of two color-polymorphic spiders, Theridion grallator and T. californicum (Araneae: Theridiidae), with special reference to pigment genes. BMC Genomics 14(1):862.

Hembry, D.H., Kawakita, A., Gurr, N.S., Schmaedick, M.A., Baldwin, B.G., Gillespie, R.G. 2013. Non-congruent colonizations and diversification in a coevolving pollination mutualism on oceanic islands. Proc. R. Soc. B 280: 20130361

Gillespie, R.G. 2013. Adaptive Radiation: Convergence and Non-equilibrium. Current Biology, 23(2): R71-R74. PDF

Wood, H.M., Matzke, N.J., Gillespie, R.G., Griswold, C.E. 2013. Treating fossils as terminal taxa in divergence time estimation reveals ancient vicariance patterns in the Palpimanoidea spiders. Systematic Biology 62(2): 264-284. PDF

Gillespie, R.G. and Parent, C.E. 2013. Adaptive Radiation. In: Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. J.B. Losos.

Gillespie, RG. 2013. Biogeography IN: Spider Research in the 21st Century. Ed. D. Penney, Siri Scientific Press


Goodman KRWelter SC, Roderick GK (2012) Genetic divergence is decoupled from ecological diversification in the Hawaiian Nesosydne planthoppers. Evolution 66, 2798-2814

Hill, A., Guralnick, R., Smith, A., Sallans, A., Gillespie, R., Denslow, M., Gross, J., Murrell, Z., Conyers, T., Oboyski, P., Ball, J., Thomer, A., Prys-Jones, R., de la Torre, J., Kociolek, P., Fortson, L. 2012. No specimen left behind: mass digitization of natural history collections. ZooKeys 209: Special issue: 219-233. PDF

Croucher, P.J.P., Oxford, G.S., Lam, A., Mody, N., Gillespie, R.G. 2012. Colonization history and population genetics of the exuberantly color polymorphic Hawaiian happy-face spider Theridion grallator (Araneae, Theridiidae). Evolution, 66(9): 2815-2833. PDF

Hembry, D.H., Okamoto, T., McCormack, G., Gillespie, R.G. 2012. Phytophagous insect community assembly through niche conservatism on oceanic islands. J. Biogeog. 40: 225-235.

Barnosky, A.D., Hadly, E.A., Bascompte, J., Berlow, E.L., Brown, J.H., Fortelius, M., Getz, W.M., Harte, J., Hastings, A., Marquet, P.A., Martinez, N.D., Mooers, A., Roopnarine, P., Vermeij, G., Williams, J.W., Gillespie, R.G., Kitzes, J., Marshall, C., Matzke, N., Mindell, D.P., Revilla, E., Smith, A.B. 2012. Approaching a state-shift in Earth’s biosphere. Nature, 486, 52–58. PDF

Roderick, G.K., Croucher, P.J.P., Vandergast, A. Gillespie, R.G. 2012. Species differentiation on a dynamic landscape: Shifts in metapopulation and genetic structure using the chronology of the Hawaiian archipelago. Evolutionary Biology, 39 (2): 192-206. PDF

Gillespie, R.G., Baldwin, B.G., Waters, J.M., Fraser, C., Nikula, R., Roderick, G.K. 2012. Long-distance dispersal – a framework for hypothesis testing. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27(1) 47-56. PDF

Hembry, D.H., Okamoto, T. Gillespie, R.G. 2012. Repeated colonization of remote islands by specialized, horizontally-transmitted mutualists. Biology Letters 8 (2) 258-261. PDF

Platnick, N.I.; Abrahim, N.; Alvarez-Padilla, F.; Andriamalala, D.; Baehr, B., Baert, L.; Bonaldo, A.B.; Brescovit, A.D.; Chousou-Polydouri, N.; Dupérré, N.; Eichenberger, B.; Fannes, W.; Gaublomme, E.; Gillespie, R.G.; Grismado, C.J.; Griswold, C.E.; Harvey, M.S.; Henrard, A.; Hormiga, G.; Izquierdo, M.A.; Jocqué, R.; Kranz-Baltensperger, Y.; Kropf, C.; Ott, R.; Ramírez, M.J.; Raven, R.J.; Rheims, C.A.; Ruiz, G.R.S.; Santos, A.J.; Saucedo, A.; Sierwald, P.; Szuts, T.; Ubick, D.; Wang, X-P. 2012. Tarsal organ morphology and the phylogeny of goblin spiders (Araneae, Oonopidae), with notes on basal genera. American Museum Novitates 3736, 52pp

Roderick GK, Hufbauer RA, Navajas M (2012) Evolution and biological control. Evolutionary Applications, Special Issue, 5 (5) 5(5), 419-536, and Evolutionary Applications 5, 419-423

Boubou A, Migeon A, Roderick GK, Auger P, Cornuet J-M, Magalhães S, Navajas M (2012) Test of colonisation scenarios reveals complex invasion history of the red tomato spider mite Tetranychus evansi. PLoS One 7, e35601.

Schoville SD, Lam A, Roderick GK (2012) A rangewide genetic bottleneck overwhelms landscape heterogeneity and local abundance in shaping genetic patterns in an alpine butterfly (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Colias behrii). Molecular Ecology, 21, 4242-4256.

Schoville SD, Roderick GK, Kavanaugh DH (2012) Testing the “Pleistocene species pump” in alpine habitats: lineage diversification of flightless ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Nebria) in relation to altitudinal zonation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 107, 95-111.


Casquet, J., Thébaud, C., Gillespie, R.G. 2011. Chelex without boiling, a rapid and easy technique to obtain stable amplifiable DNA from small amounts of ethanol-stored spiders. Molecular Ecology Resources 12(1) 136-141. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03073.x

Bidegaray-Batista, L., Gillespie, R.G., Arnedo, M.A. 2011. Bringing spiders to the multilocus era: novel anonymous nuclear markers for Harpactocrates ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae, Dysderidae) with application to related genera. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 506-510.

Croucher, PJP, GS Oxford, and R.G. Gillespie. 2011. Population structure and dispersal in a patchy landscape: nuclear and mitochondrial markers reveal area effects in the spider Theridion californicum (Araneae:Theridiidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104: 600-620. PDF

Croucher, PJP, GS Oxford, A Lam, and R.G. Gillespie. 2011. Stabilizing selection maintains exuberant color polymorphism in the spider Theridion californicum (Araneae, Theridiidae). Molecular Ecology 20:206-218. PDF

Medeiros, M.J., and R.G. Gillespie. 2011. Biogeography and the evolution of flightlessness in a radiation of Hawaiian moths (Thyrocopa: Xyloryctidae).  Journal of Biogeography. 38: 101-111. PDF

Crews, S.C. and R.G. Gillespie. 2011. Molecular Systematics of Selenops Spiders (Araneae: Selenopidae) from North and Central America: Implications for Caribbean Biogeography. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 101, 288-322. PDF

Rivera M, Andrews KR, Kobayashi DR, Wren JLK, Kelley C, Roderick GK, Toonen RJ (2011) Genetic analyses and simulations of larval dispersal reveal distinct populations and directional connectivity across the range of the Hawaiian Grouper (Epinephelus quernus). Journal of Marine Biology 2011: 765353.

Schoville SD, Stuckey M, Roderick GK (2011) Pleistocene origins and population history of a neoendemic alpine butterfly. Molecular Ecology 20, 1233-1247.

Gillespie, RG. 2011. Interview with Robert E. Ricklefs, recipient of the 2011 Alfred Russel Wallace award. Frontiers of Biogeography: the scientific magazine of the International Biogeography Society 3(1): 31-35.


Spagna, J.C., S.C. Crews, and R.G. Gillespie. 2010. Patterns of habitat affinity and Austral/Holarctic parallelism in dictynoid spiders (Araneae: Entelegynae). Invertebrate Systematics, 24, 238-257. PDF

Harmon, L.J., Losos, J.B., Davies, T.J., Gillespie, R.G., Gittleman, J.L., Jennings, W.B., Kozak, K.H., McPeek, M.A., Moreno-Roark, F., Near, T.J., Purvis, A., Ricklefs, R.E., Schluter, D., Schulte, J.A., Seehausen, O., Sidlauskas, B.L., Torres-Carvajal, O., Weir, J.T., Mooers, A.Ø. 2010. Body size and shape rarely evolve in early bursts. Evolution, 64 (8): 2385-2396. PDF

Krushelnycky, P.D. and R.G. Gillespie. 2010. Correlates of vulnerability among arthropod species threatened by invasive ants. Biodiversity and Conservation 19(7): 1971-1988. PDF

Rivera, MA and RG Gillespie. 2010. New Species of Endemic Kleptoparasitic Spiders of the Genus Argyrodes (Araneae: Theridiidae) in the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science 64(2): 221-232. PDF

Crews, S.C., A.R. Puente-Rolón, E. Rutstein, and R.G. Gillespie. 2010. A comparison of populations of island and adjacent mainland species of Caribbean Selenops (Araneae: Selenopidae) spiders. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54(3): 970-983. PDF

Hogg, B.N., Gillespie, R.G., and Daane, K.M. 2010. Regional patterns in the invasion success of Cheiracanthium spiders (Miturgidae) in vineyard ecosystems. Biological Invasions 12(8): 2499-2508. PDF

Boubou A, Mingeon A, Roderick GK, Navajas M (2010) Recent emergence and worldwide spread of the tomato spider mite, Tetranychus evansi: genetic variation and multiple cryptic invasions. Biological Invasions 13, 81-89.

Chen YH, Berlocher SH, Opp SB, Roderick GK (2010) Post-colonization temporal genetic variation of an introduced fly, Rhagoletis completa. Genetica 138, 1059-1075.

Hadjistylli MBrown JH, Roderick GK (2010) Tools and recent progress in studying gene flow and population genetics of the Bemisia tabaci sibling species group. In: Bemisia: Bionomics and Management of a Global Pest (eds. Stansly PA, Naranjo SE), pp. 69-103. Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Dordrecht. [email for pdf]

Marsico TD, Burt JW, Espeland EK, Gilchrist GW, Jamieson MA, Lindström L, Roderick GK, Swope S, Szücs M, Tstusui ND (2010) Underutilized resources for studying the evolution of invasive species during their introduction, establishment, and lag phases. Evolutionary Applications, 3, 203-219.

Nardi F, Carapelli A, Boore JL, Roderick GK, Dallai R, Frati F (2010) Domestication of olive fly through multi-regional host shifts on cultivated olives: comparative using complete mitochondrial genomes Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57, 678-686.

Schoville SD, Roderick GK (2010) Evolutionary diversification of cryophilic Grylloblatta species (Grylloblattodea: Grylloblattidae) in alpine habitats of California. Bmc Evolutionary Biology 10:163

Gillespie, R.G. 2010. Leaping lizards. (Review of Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles. Jonathan B. Losos). Science 327:33-34.


Gillespie, RG. and D.A. Clague. 2009. Editors, Encyclopedia of Islands. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.  (Honorable Mention, 2009 PROSE Awards – American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence;  judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals).

Garb, J.E. and R.G. Gillespie. 2009. Diversity despite dispersal: colonization history and phylogeography of Hawaiian crab spiders inferred from multilocus genetic data. Molecular Ecology 18:1746-1764. PDF

Medeiros, M.J., D. Davis, F.G. Howarth, and R.G. Gillespie. 2009. Evolution of cave-living in Hawaiian Schrankia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with description of a remarkable new cave species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 114-139. PDF

Krushelnycky, P.D. and R. G. Gillespie. 2009. Sampling across space and time to validate natural experiments: An example with ant invasions in Hawaii. Biological Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9471-y. PDF

Croucher, P.J.P. and R.G. Gillespie. 2009. Genomics and adaptive radiation on remote islands: The islands’ story. The Biochemist, 31:

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

Lozier JD, Roderick GK, Mills NJ (2009) Tracing the invasion history of mealy plum aphid, Hyalopterus pruni (Hemiptera: Aphididae), in North America: a population genetics approach. Biological Invasions 11: 299-311.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Petit JN, Roderick GK, Davies N (2009) Classical biological control of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, by the egg parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi in the Society, Marquesas and Australs archipelagos of French Polynesia. Biological Control 48, 155-163.

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Petit JN, Roderick GK, Davies N (2009) Invasive exotic vs. invasive exotic: successful classical biological control of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis, by the egg parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi in Tahiti and Moorea, French Polynesia. Biological Invasions. [email for pdf]

Lozier JD, Roderick GK, Mills NJ (2009) Molecular markers reveal geographic, but not host associated, genetic differentiation in the aphid parasitoid Aphidius transcaspicus a parasitoid of the aphid genus Hyalopterus. Bulletin of Entomological Research 99, 83-96.

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.

Roderick GK, Navajas M (2009) Genetic Variation. In: Encyclopedia of Insects, 2nd Edition (eds. Resh, V.H., Cardé, R.), pp. 416-419. Academic Press, San Diego. [email for pdf]

Roderick GK, Vernon P (2009) Biological invasions. In: Encyclopedia of Islands (eds. Gillespie RG, Clague DA), pp. 475-480. University of California Press, Berkeley. [email for pdf]

Roderick GK, Gillespie RG (2009) Island biogeography and evolution. In: Encyclopedia of Insects, 2nd Edition (eds. Resh VH, Cardé R), pp. 533-535. Academic Press, San Diego. [email for pdf]

Schoville SD, Roderick GK (2009) Alpine biogeography of Parnassian butterflies during Quaternary climate cycles in North America. Molecular Ecology 18, 3471-3485.

Gillespie, RG and BG Baldwin. 2009. Island biogeography of remote archipelagos: Interplay between ecological and evolutionary processes. Pp. 358-387. IN: The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited. Eds. J. Losos, R. Ricklefs. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. PDF

Gillespie, R.G. and M. Williamson. 2009. Britain and Ireland. Pp. 116-126. IN: Encyclopedia of Islands. Eds. R.G. Gillespie, D.A. Clague. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. PDF

Gillespie, R.G. 2009. Ecological release. Pp. 251-253. IN: Encyclopedia of Islands. Eds. R.G. Gillespie, D.A. Clague. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. PDF

Gillespie, R.G. 2009. Adaptive radiation. Pp. 1-7. IN: Encyclopedia of Islands. Eds. R.G. Gillespie, D.A. Clague. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. PDF

Roderick GK and R.G. Gillespie. 2009. Island biogeography. In: Encyclopedia of Insects (eds. Resh VH, Cardé R), pp. 529-531. Academic Press, San Diego.

Gillespie RG and J.C. Spagna. 2009. Spiders. In: Encyclopedia of Insects (eds. Resh VH, Cardé R), pp. 930-940. Academic Press, San Diego.

Gillespie, RG. 2009. Adaptive Radiation. IN: Guide to Ecology. Eds. S. Levin, S. Carpenter, C. Godfray, A. Kinzig, M. Loreau, J. Losos, B. Walker, D. Wilcove. Pp. 143-152. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. PDF


Emerson, B.C. and R.G. Gillespie. 2008. Phylogenetic analysis of community assembly and structure over space and time. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 23(11): 619-630. PDF

Crews, S., Wienskoskib, E. and R.G. Gillespie. 2008. Life history of the spider Selenops occultus Mello-Leitão (Araneae, Selenopidae) from Brazil with notes on the natural history of the genus. Journal of Natural History 42: 2747-2761.

Gillespie, R.G., E.M. Claridge, S. Goodacre. 2008. Biogeography of French Polynesia: Diversification within and between a series of hotspot archipelagoes. Phil Trans. Roy Soc Lond 363: 3335-3346. PDF

Krushelnycky, P.D. and R.G. Gillespie  2008. Compositional and functional stability of arthropod communities in the face of ant invasions. Ecological Applications. 18(6): 1547-1562. PDF

Benjamin, SP, D. Dimitrov, R.G. Gillespie, and G. Hormiga. 2008. Family ties: Molecular phylogeny of crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). Cladistics 24: 708-722.  PDF

Spagna, J., and R.G. Gillespie. 2008. More loci, fewer shifts:  improving understanding of evolution of the spinning apparatus in non-orb-weaving spiders. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 347-368. PDF

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

Duplouy A, Vermenot C, Davies N, Roderick GK, Hurst GDD, Charlat S (2008) Assessing risks of Wolbachia DNA cross-specimens contamination following mass collection and ethanol storage. Molecular Ecology Resources 9, 46-50.

Goodman KR, Morris VRF, Welter SC, Roderick GK (2008) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in an endemic Hawaiian planthopper (Nesosydne chambersi: Delphacidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 8, 1436-1438.

Gillespie RGClaridge 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, 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.

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

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.

Lozier JD, Roderick GK, Mills NJ (2008) Evolutionarily significant units in natural enemies: Identifying regional populations of Aphidius transcaspicus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for use in biological control of mealy plum aphid. Biological Control 46, 532-541

Lozier JD, Foottit RG, Miller GL, Mills NJ, Roderick GK (2008) Molecular and morphological evaluation of the aphid genus Hyalopterus Koch (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae), with a description of a new species. Zootaxa 1688, 1-19.

Navajas M, Roderick GK (2008) Molecular diagnosis. In: Encyclopedia of Entomology (ed. Capinera JL), p. 191-196. Springer, Dordrecht. [email for pdf]

Roderick GK, Percy DM (2008) Host plant use, diversification, and coevolution:  Insights from remote oceanic islands. In: Specialization, speciation, and radiation. Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects (ed. Tilmon KJ), p 151-161. University of California Press, Berkeley. [email for pdf]

Roderick GK, Navajas M (2008) The primacy of evolution and biological control. In: Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (eds. Julien MH, Sforza R, Bon MC, Evans HC, Hatcher PE, Hinz HL, Rector BG), p. 411-417. CAB International, Wallingford, UK. [email for pdf]

Claridge, E.M., J.E. Garb, R.G. Gillespie, and D.M. Percy. 2007. Insects and spiders of the Austral Islands. In The terrestrial biodiversity of the Austral Islands (French Polynesia) Ed. J.Y.Meyer,  P. Bouchet, & A. Allison. Service des Publications du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris & Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, HI.

Gillespie R.G. 2007. Oceanic Islands: Models of Diversity. Pp. 1-13. In: S.A. Levin (ed.) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Elsevier Ltd, Oxford. PDF


Mitchell, B.M., and R.G. Gillespie. 2007. Graduate students take to the field in K-12 education. Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology 5(6): 1200-1201. PDF

Arnedo, M.A., I. Agnarsson, and R.G. Gillespie. 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. PDF

Gillespie, R.G., and B.C. Emerson. 2007. Adaptation under a microscope. Nature 446: 386-387. PDF

Gillespie R.G., and M.A. Rivera. 2007. Free-Living Spiders of the Genus Ariamnes (Araneae, Theridiidae) in Hawaii. Journal of Arachnology 35: 11-37. PDF

Krushelnycky, P.D., Loope, L.L., Gillespie, R.G. 2007. Inventory of arthropods of the west slope shrubland and alpine ecosystems of Haleakala National Park. University of Hawaii Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit Technical Report 148: 1-52

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.

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

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

Grandgirard J, Hoddle MS, Petit JN, Percy D, Roderick GK, Davies N (2007) Pre-introductory risk assessment of Gonatocerus ashmeadi (Girault) (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, 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.

Lozier JD, Roderick GK, Mills NJ (2007) Genetic evidence from mitochondrial, nuclear, and endosymbiont markers for the evolution of host pant associated species in the aphid genus Hyalopterus (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Evolution 61, 1353-1367.


Spagna, J.C., and R.G. Gillespie. 2006. Unusually long Hyptiotes (Araneae: Uloboridae) sequence for small subunit (18S) ribosomal RNA supports secondary structure model utility in spiders. Journal of Arachnology 34: 557-565. PDF

Arnedo, M.A., and R.G. Gillespie. 2006. Species diversification patterns in the Polynesian jumping spider genus Havaika Proszynski 2001 (Araneae, Salticidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 41: 472-495. PDF

Garb, J.E., and R.G. Gillespie. 2006. Island hopping across the central Pacific: mitochondrial DNA detects sequential colonization of the Austral Islands by crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae). Journal of Biogeography 33(2): 201-220. PDF

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.

Douhovnikoff V, Nerney C, Roderick GK, Newton CH, Welter SC (2006) Isolation of nine microsatellite loci in Dolichogenidea homoeosomae (Hymenoptera) a parasitoid of the sunflower moth Homoeosoma electellum (Lepidoptera). Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 96-97. 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.

Hoddle MS, Grandgirard J, Petit JN, Roderick GK, Davies N (2006) Glassy-winged sharpshooter K.O.’ed — first round — in French Polynesia. Biocontrol News and Information 27(3): 47N-49N.

Chen YH, Opp SB, Berlocher SH, Roderick GK (2006) Are bottlenecks associated with colonization? Genetic diversity and diapause variation of native and introduced Rhagoletis completa populations. Oecologia 149, 656-667.

Epps CW, Palsbøll PJ, Wehausen JD, Roderick GK, McCullough DR (2006) Elevation and connectivity define genetic refugia for mountain sheep as climate warms. Molecular Ecology 15, 4295-4302.

Hornett EACharlat S, Duplouy AMR, Davies N, Roderick GK, Wedell N, Hurst GDD (2006) Evolution of male killer suppression in a natural population. Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology 9, 1643-1648.

Lozier JD, Mills NJ, Roderick GK (2006) Di- and tri-nucleotide repeat microsatellites for the parasitoid wasp, Aphidius transcaspicus. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 27-29.

Nardi F, Carapelli A, Vontas JG, Dallai R, Roderick GK, Frati F (2006) Geographical distribution and evolutionary history of organophosphate-resistant Ace alleles in the olive fly (Bactrocera oleae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 36, 593-602.


Crews, S.C., and R.G. Gillespie. 2005. Evolutionary Insights From the Disjunct Distribution of the Salt Flat Endemic Spider Saltonia incerta Banks (Araneae: Dictynidae) in the Southwestern United States, pp. 7-8 In: Geologic and Biotic Perspectives on Late Cenozoic Drainage History of the Southwestern Great Basin and Lower Colorado River Region (ed. M. Reheis). U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.

Garb, J.E., R.G. Gillespie, and C.Y. Hayashi. 2005. A toxic tale: Evolution of the vertebrate toxin gene, alpha-latrotoxin, in black widow spiders. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44 (6): 556.

Gillespie, R.G. 2005. Geographical context of speciation in a radiation of Hawaiian Tetragnatha spiders (Araneae, Tetragnathidae) . Journal of Arachnology 33: 313-322. PDF

Krushelnycky, P.D., R.G. Gillespie, L.L. Loope, and J.K. Liebherr. 2005. Rediscovery and Uncertain Future of High-Elevation Haleakala Carabid Beetles (Coleoptera). Pacific Science 59(3): 399-410. PDF

Gillespie, R.G. 2005. The ecology and evolution of Hawaiian spider communities. American Scientist 93:122-131.

Charlat S, Homett EA, Dyson EA, Ho PHY, 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.

Davies N, Roderick GK (2005) Dipteran sex chromosomes in evolutionary developmental biology. In: Wiegmann BYeates D, editors. Evolutionary Biology of Flies. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 196-213. [email for pdf]

Hufbauer RA, Roderick GK (2005) Microevolution in biological control: mechanisms, patterns, and processes. Biological Control 35: 227-239.

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 fruit flies. Annual Review of Entomology 50, 293-319.

Navia D, de Moraes GJ, Roderick GK, Navajas M (2005) The invasive coconut mite Aceria guerreronis (Acari: Eriophyidae): origin and invasion sources inferred from mitochondrial (16S) and nuclear (ITS) sequences. Bulletin of Entomological Research 95, 505-516.

Nardi F, Carapelli A, Dallai R, Roderick GK, Frati F (2005) Population structure and colonization history of the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera, Tephritidae). Molecular Ecology 14, 2729-2738.

Drew AE, Roderick GK (2005) Insect biodiversity on plant hybrids within the Hawaiian silversword alliance (Asteraceae: Heliantheae-Madiinae). Environmental Entomology 34, 1095-1108.

Epps CW, Palsbøll PJ, Wehausen JD, Roderick GK, Ramey II RR, McCullough DR (2005) Highways block gene flow and cause a rapid decline in genetic diversity of desert bighorn sheep. Ecology Letters 8, 1029-1038.

Lozier JD, Mills NJ, Palsbøll PJ, Roderick GK (2005) Di- and tri-nucleotide repeat microsatellites isolated for the mealy plum aphid, Hyalopterus pruni. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 499-501. Mun J-H, Song Y-H, Roderick GK (2004) Isolation and characterization of microsatellites in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens Stål. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 43, 311-315.

Savolainen V, Cowan RS, Vogler AP, Roderick GK, editors (2005) DNA barcoding of life. Papers of a Theme Issue. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 360 (issue 1462), 1803-1950. (click on journal for free at link on CBoL website)

Gillespie, R.G. 2005. Evolution of spiders on oceanic islands: The venture of few and gain of many. Pp. 49-60 In: Symposium of Island Ecosystems (eds. M.A. Pinheiro de Carvalho, G.M. Pereira da Costa, S. Hughes). University of Madeira, Center for Macaronesian Studies (CEM).


Pons, J., and R. G. Gillespie. 2004. Evolution of satellite DNAs in a radiation of endemic Hawaiian spiders: Does concerted evolution of highly repetitive sequences reflect evolutionary history? Journal of Molecular Evolution 59(5): 632-641. PDF

Blackledge, T.A., and R.G. Gillespie. 2004. Convergent evolution of behavior in an adaptive radiation of Hawaiian web-building spiders. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 101(46): 16228-16233. PDF

Vandergast, A.G., and R.G. Gillespie. 2004. Effects of Natural Forest Fragmentation on a Hawaiian Spider Community. Environmental Entomology 33(5): 1296-1305. PDF

Garb, J.E., A. González, and R.G. Gillespie. 2004. The black widow spider genus Latrodectus  (Araneae: Theridiidae): phylogeny, biogeography and invasion history. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31(3): 1127-1142. PDF

Gillespie, R. G. 2004. Community assembly through adaptive radiation in Hawaiian spiders. Science 303 (5656): 356-359. PDF

Arnedo, M.A., J. Coddington, I. Agnarsson, R.G. Gillespie. 2004. From a Comb to a Tree: Phylogenetic Relationships of the Comb-footed Spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae) Inferred from Nuclear and Mitochondrial Genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 225-245. PDF

Roderick GK (2004) Tracing the origin of pests and natural enemies: genetic and statistical approaches. In: Genetics, Evolution, and Biological Control (eds. Ehler LE, Sforza R, Mateille T), pp. 97-112. CAB International, Wallingford, UK. [email for pdf]

Rivera MAJ, Kelley CD, Roderick GK (2004) Subtle population genetic structure in the Hawaiian grouper, Epinephelus quernus (Serranidae) as revealed by mitochondrial DNA analyses. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81, 449-468.

Vandergast AG, Gillespie RG, Roderick GK (2004) Influence of volcanic activity on the population genetic structure of Hawaiian Tetragnatha spiders: fragmentation, rapid population growth, and the potential for accelerated evolution. Molecular Ecology 13, 1729-1743.