PUBLICATIONS

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Moreau, C. S. & Rubin, B. E. R. (2017). Diversity and persistence of the gut microbiome of the giant Neotropical bullet ant. Integrative and Comparative Biology in press.

Ramalho, M. O., Bueno, O. C. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Microbial composition of spiny ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Polyrhachis) across their geographic range. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 96.
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Pringle, E. G. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Community analysis of microbial sharing and specialization in a Costa Rican ant-plant-hemipteran symbiosis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20162770.
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Blanchard, B. D. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Defensive traits exhibit an evolutionary trade-off and drive diversification in ants. Evolution 71-2: 315-328.
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Winston, M. E., Kronauer, D. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Early and dynamic colonization of Central America drives speciation in Neotropical army ants. Molecular Ecology 26: 859-870.
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Russell, J. A, Sanders, J. G. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Hotspots for symbiosis: Function, evolution, and specificity of ant-microbe associations from trunk to tips of the ant phylogeny (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 24: 43-69.
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Winston, M. E., Thompson, A., Trujillo, G., Burchill, A. & Moreau, C. S. (2017). Novel approach to heritability detection suggests robustness to paternal genotype in a complex morphological trait. Ecology and Evolution 7(12): 4179-4191.
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Łukasik, P., Newton, J. A., Sanders, J. G., Hu, Y., Moreau, C. S., Kronauer, D. J. C., O’Donnell, S., Koga, R., & Russell, J. A. (2017). The structured diversity of specialized gut symbionts of the New World army ants. Molecular Ecology 26(14): 3808-3825.
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2016

Rubin, B. E. R. & Moreau, C. S. (2016). Comparative genomics reveals convergent rates of evolution in ant-plant mutualisms. Nature Communications 7: 12679.
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Burchill, A. T. & Moreau, C. S. (2016). Colony size evolution in ants: Macroevolutionary trends. Insectes Sociaux 63(2): 291-298.
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Mezger, D. & Moreau, C. S. (2016). Out of South-East Asia: Phylogeny and biogeography of the spiny ant genus Polyrhachis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 41: 369-378.
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Holley, J. C., Moreau, C. S., Laird, J. G. & Suarez, A. V. (2016). Subcaste-specific evolution of head size in the ant genus Pheidole. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118(3): 472-485.
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Johnson, R. A. & Moreau, C. S. (2016). A new ant genus from southern Argentina and southern Chile, Patagonomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 4139(1): 1-31.
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2015

Moreau, C. S., Hugall, A. F., McDonald, K. R., Jamieson, B. G. M., & Moritz, C. (2015). An ancient divide in a contiguous rainforest: Endemic earthworms in the Australian wet tropics. PLOS ONE 10(9): e0136943.
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NESCent Working Group on the Evolutionary Biology of the Built Environment, Martin, L. J., Adams, R. I., Bateman, A., Bik, H. M., Hawks, J., Hird, S. M., Hughes, D., Kembel, S. W., Kinney, K., Kolokotronis, S.-O., Levy, G., McClain, C., Meadow, J. F., Medina, R. F., Mhuireach, G., Moreau, C. S., Munshi-South, J., Nichols, L. M., Palmer, C., Popova, L., Schal, C., Täubel, M., Trautwein, M., Ugalde, J. & Dunn, R. R. (2015). Evolution of the indoor biome. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30 (4): 223-232.
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Robson, S. K. A., Kohout, R. J., Beckenbach, A. T. & Moreau, C. S. (2015). Evolutionary transitions of complex labile traits: Silk weaving and arboreal nesting in Polyrhachis ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69: 449-458.
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Leavitt, S. D., Moreau, C. S. & Lumbsch, H. T. (2015). “The dynamic discipline of species delimitation: Progress towards effectively recognizing species boundaries in natural populations” in Upreti, D. K., Divakar, P. K., Shukla, V., & Bajpai, R. (Eds.) Recent Advances in Lichenology Volume 2. Springer Press, Berlin, Germany, pp. 11-44.
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2014

Moreau, C. S., Deyrup, M. A. & Davis, L. R. (2014). Ants of the Florida Keys: Species accounts, biogeography, and conservation (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).  Journal of Insect Science 14: e295.
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Moreau, C. S. (2014). A practical guide to DNA extraction, PCR, and gene-based DNA sequencing in insects.  Halteres 5: 32-42.
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Rubin, B. E. R., Sanders, J. G., Hampton-Marcell, J., Owens, S., Gilbert, J. A. & Moreau, C. S. (2014). DNA extraction protocols cause differences in 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing efficiency but not in community profile composition or structure. MicrobiologyOpen 3(6): 910-921.
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Wills, B. D., Moreau, C. S., Wray, B. D., Hoffmann, B. D. & Suarez, A. V. (2014). Body size variation and caste ratios in geographically distinct populations of the invasive big-headed ant, Pheidole megacephala. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 423-438.
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Muscedere, M. L., Gronenberg, W., Moreau, C. S. & Traniello, J. F. A. (2014) Investment in higher order central processing regions is not constrained by brain size in social insects. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20140217.
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Winston, M. E., Hampton Marcel, J., Zarraonaindia,, I., Owens, S. M., Moreau, C. S., Gilbert, J. A., Hartsel, J., Kennedy, S. J., & Gibbons, S. M. (2014) Understanding cultivar-specificity and soil determinants of the Cannabis microbiome. PLOS ONE 9(6): e99641.
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Hu, Y., Łukasik, P., Moreau, C. S. & Russell, J. A. (2014) Correlates of gut community composition across an ant species (Cephalotes varians) elucidate causes and consequences of symbiotic variability. Molecular Ecology 23: 1284-1300.
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2013

Moreau, C. S. & Bell, C. D. (2013). Testing the museum versus cradle biological diversity hypothesis: Phylogeny, diversification, and ancestral biogeographic range evolution of the ants. Evolution 67(8): 2240-2257.
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Kautz S., Rubin B. E. R. & Moreau C. S. (2013). Bacterial infections across the ants: Frequency and prevalence of Wolbachia, Spiroplasma, and Asaia. Invited paper for a special issue of “Ants and their Parasites” in Psyche 2013: e936341.
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Johnson, R. A., Overson, R. P. & Moreau, C. S. (2013). A new species of seed-harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex hoelldobleri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), from the Mohave and Sonoran deserts of North America. Zootaxa 3646(3): 201-227.
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Moreau, C. S., Wray, B. D., Czekanski-Moir, J. E., & Rubin, B. E. R. (2013). DNA preservation: A test of commonly used preservatives for insects. Invertebrate Systematics 27: 81-86.
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Kautz S., Rubin B. E. R., Russell, J. A. & Moreau C. S. (2013). Surveying the microbiome of ants: Comparing 454 pyrosequencing with traditional methods to uncover bacterial diversity. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79(2): 525-534.
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2012

Russell, J. A., Funaro, C. F., Giraldo, Y. M., Goldman-Huertas, B., Suh, D., Kronauer, D. J. C., Moreau, C. S.,  & Pierce, N. E. (2012). A veritable menagerie of heritable bacteria from ants, butterflies, and beyond: Broad molecular surveys and a systematic review. PLOS ONE: 7(12): e51027.
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Chavarria Pizarro, L., McCreery, H. F., Lawson, S. P., Winston, M. E. & O’Donnell, S. (2012). Sodium-specific foraging by leafcutter ant workers (Atta cephalotes, Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ecological Entomology 37: 435-438.
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Kautz, S., Ballhorn, D. J., Kroiß, J., Pauls, S. U., Moreau, C. S., Eilmus, S., Strohm, E. & Heil, M. (2012). Host plant use by competing acacia-ants: Mutualists monopolize while parasites share hosts. PLOS ONE 7(5): e37691.
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Rubin, B. E. R., Ree, R. H. & Moreau, C. S. (2012). Inferring phylogenies from RAD sequence data. PLOS ONE 7(4) e33394.
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Anderson, K. E., Russell, J. A., Moreau, C. S., Kautz, S., Sullam, K., Hu, Y., Basinger, U., Mott,  B. M., Buck, N. & Wheeler, D. E. (2012). Highly similar microbial communities are shared among related and trophically similar ant species. Molecular Ecology 21: 2282-2296. [Cover image]
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2011

Sarnat, E. M. & Moreau, C. S. (2011). Biogeography and morphological evolution in a Pacific island ant radiation. Molecular Ecology 20: 114-130.
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Moreau, C. S. & Bell, C. D. (2011). Fossil cross-validation of the dated ant phylogeny (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomologica Americana 117(3): 127-133.
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Moreau, C. S. (2011). What do molecular clocks tell us about the evolution of ants? (Invited Instant Symposium review) American Entomologist 57(1): 52-53.
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Funaro, C. F., Kronauer, D. J. C., Moreau, C. S., Goldman-Huertas, B., Pierce, N. E. & Russell, J. A. (2011). Army ants harbor host-specific clades of Entomoplasmatales bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(1): 346-350. [Cover image]
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Kautz, S. & Moreau, C. S. (2011). Creating Encyclopedia of Life’s species pages for ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): What we have done and what remains to be done. Myrmecological News 14: 69-72.
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2010

Moreau, C. S. (2010). Book review of “Anthill” by E.O. Wilson. American Entomologist 56(4): 252.
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2009

Russell, J. A.+, Moreau, C. S.+, Goldman-Huertas, B., Fujiwara, M., Lohman, D. J. & Pierce, N. E. (2009). Bacterial gut symbionts are tightly linked with the evolution of herbivory in ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 106(50): 21236-21241.  [+ co-first authors]
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Moreau, C. S. (2009). Inferring ant evolution in the age of molecular data (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 12: 201-210.
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Russell, J. A., Goldman-Huertas, B., Moreau, C. S., Baldo, L., Stahlhut, J. K., Werren, J. H. & Pierce, N. E. (2009). Specialization and geographic isolation among Wolbachia from ants and Lycaenid butterflies. Evolution 63(3): 624-640.
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2008

Moreau, C. S. (2008). Unraveling the evolutionary history of the “hyperdiverse” ant genus Pheidole (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48(1): 224-239.
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Canfield, M. R., Greene, E., Moreau, C. S. & Pierce, N. E. (2008). Exploring phenotypic plasticity in emerald moths: A phylogeny of the genus Nemoria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49(2): 477-487.
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Moreau, C. S. (2008). Book review of B. L. Fisher and S. P. Cover “Ants of North America: A guide to the genera”. Quarterly Review of Biology 83(2): 223.

Dejean, A., Moreau, C. S., Kenne, M. & Leponce, M. (2008). The raiding success of Pheidole megacephala on other ants in both its native and introduced ranges. Comptes Rendus Biologies 331: 631-635.
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2007

Dejean, A., Kenne, M. & Moreau, C. S. (2007). Predatory abilities favour the success of the ant Pheidole megacephala in an introduced area. Journal of Applied Entomology 131(9-10): 625-629.
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Dejean, A., Moreau, C. S., Uzac, P., Le Breton, J. & Kenne, M. (2007). The predatory behavior of Pheidole megacephala. Comptes Rendus Biologies 330: 701-709.
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2006

Moreau, C. S., Bell, C. D., Vila, R., Archibald, S. B. & Pierce, N. P. (2006). Phylogeny of the ants: Diversification in the age of angiosperms. Science 312(5770): 101–104. [Cover image]
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Archibald, S. B., Cover, S. P. & Moreau, C. S. (2006). Bulldog ants of the Eocene Okanagan Highlands and history of the subfamily (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmeciinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(3): 487–523.
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Blackburn, D. C. & Moreau, C. S. (2006). Ontogenetic diet change in the arthroleptid frog Schoutedenella xenodactyloides. Journal of Herpetology 40(3): 388-394.
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2005

Dejean, A., Le Breton, J., Suzzoni, J. P., Orivell, J. & Saux-Moreau, C. (2005). Influence of interspecific competition on the recruitment behavior and liquid food transport in the tramp species Pheidole megacephala. Naturwissenschaften 92(7): 324–327.
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2004

Saux, C., Fisher, B. L. & Spicer, G. S. (2004). Dracula ant phylogeny as inferred by nuclear 28S rDNA sequences and implications for ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33(2): 457–468.
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2003

Saux, C., Simon, C. M. & Spicer, G. S. (2003). Phylogeny of the dragonfly and damselfly order Odonata as inferred by mitochondrial 12S rRNA sequences. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(6): 693–699.
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*  I was married in September 2004 and changed my name to Corrie Saux Moreau (previously Corrie Saux).  I published a paper in 2005 under a hyphenated name for continuity.  All future publications will be under the name Moreau.

 

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