Publications in press

Kraaijeveld, K, Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL and ME Maan (in review). Sexual selection and speciation: the comparative evidence revisited. Biological Reviews.

Moshgani, M and TJM Van Dooren (submitted) Maternal and paternal contributions to egg number and egg size variation in the blackfin pearl killifish Austrolebias nigripinnis. OIKOS.

Reumer, BM, JJM van Alphen & K Kraaijeveld (in press) Ecology, Wolbachia infection frequency and mode of reproduction in the parasitoid wasp Tetrastichus coeruleus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Molecular Ecology.

Rueffler, C, Van Dooren, TJM & JAJ Metz (in revision) The evolution of simple life histories: steps towards a classification. Journal of Mathematical Biology

van der Linde, K & Sevenster, JG (submitted) Local adaptation of development time and starvation resistance in eight Drosophila species of the Philippines. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Van Dooren, TJM (in press) Adaptive dynamics for Mendelian genetics. In: Adaptive Dynamics in Context (eds. J.A.J. Metz and U. Dieckmann). Cambridge University Press

Van Dooren, TJM (in press) Handedness and asymmetry in scale-eating cichlids: antisymmetries of different strenght. Evolution.

Publications 2010

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Maan, ME, Seehausen, O and JJM van Alphen (2010) Female mating preferences and male coloration covary with water transparency in a Lake Victoria cichlid fish. Biological journal of the Linnean Society 99: 398-406.

van der Sluijs, I, Seehausen, O, Van Dooren, TJM and JJM van Alphen (2010)
No evidence for a genetic association between female mating preference and male secondary sexual trait in a Lake Victoria cichlid fish, Current Zoology 56: 1-8.

Publications 2009

Benot, ML, Puijalon, S,  Mohammad-Esmaeili, M, van Alphen, JJM, Bouzille, JB and A Bonis (2009) Responses of clonal architecture to experimental defoliation: a comparative study between ten grassland species. Plant Ecology 201: 612-630.

Durinx, M and TJM Van Dooren (2009) Assortative mate choice and dominance modification: alternative ways of removing heterozygote disadvantage. Evolution 63: 334-352.

Kraaijeveld, K (2009) Male genes with nowhere to hide; sexual conflict in haplodiploids. Animal Biology 59: 403-415.

Kraaijeveld, K, Franco, P, Reumer, BM and JJM van Alphen (2009) Effects of parthenogenesis and geographic isolation on female sexual traits in a parasitoid wasp. Evolution 63: 3085-3096.

Kremer, N, Charif, D, Henri, H, Bataille, M, Prevost, G, Kraaijeveld, K and F Vavre (2009) A new case of Wolbachia dependence in the genus Asobara: evidence for parthenogenesis induction in Asobara japonica. Heredity 103: 248-256.

Rashki, M, Kharazi-Pakdel, A, Allahyari, H and JJM van Alphen (2009) Interactions among the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales), the parasitoid, Aphidius matricariae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), and its host, Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae) Biological Control 50: 324-328.

Reumer, BM (2009) De sluipwesp en het aspergehaantje. Straatgras 21(1): 12-13.

Sale, MG, Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL and JPY Arnould (2009) Natal dispersal and social organization of the swamp antechinus (Antechinus minimus) in a high-density island population. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87: 262-272.

Seyahooei, MA, Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL, Kraaijeveld, K, Crooijmans, JBM, TJM Van Dooren and JJM van Alphen (2009) Closely related parasitoids induce different pupation and foraging responses in Drosophila larvae. OIKOS 118: 1148-1157.

Wessels, W and BM Reumer (2009) Democricetodon and Megacricetodon (Mammalia, Cricetidae) from the Miocene of Sandelzhausen, Southern Germany. Paleontologische Zeitschrift 83: 187-205.

Publications 2008


Kraaijeveld, K (2008) Wetenschappelijke scheurkalender; Natuur & Techniek wetenschapsmagazine. [seven contributions; popular science]

Kraaijeveld, K (2008) Non-breeding habitat preference affects ecological speciation in migratory waders. Naturwissenschaften 95: 347-354.

Kraaijeveld, K & BM Reumer (2008) Constraints and the evolution of mutual ornamentation. In: EA Weber & LH Krause, eds. Animal Behavior: New Research. Nova Publishers, New York. pp. 193-213.

Kraaijeveld, K, Denniff, M, Baker, RH, and T Chapman (2008) The evolution of sperm and non-sperm producing organs in male Drosophila. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 505-512.

Maan, ME, Eshuis, B, Haesler MP, Schneider MV, Van Alphen JJM and O Seehausen (2008) Color polymorphism and predation in a Lake Victoria cichlid fish. Copeia 3: 621-629

Maan, ME and M Taborsky (2008) Sexual conflict over breeding substrate causes female expulsion and offspring loss in a cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology 19: 302-308

Maan ME, Van Rooijen AMC, van Alphen JJM, Seehausen O (2008) Parasite-mediated sexual selection and species divergence in Lake Victoria cichlid fish.  Biological journal of the Linnean Society 94: 53-60

Pannebakker BA, Garrido NRT, Zwaan BJ, van Alphen JJM (2008) Geographic variation in host-selection behaviour in the Drosophila parasitoid Leptopilina clavipes. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 127: 48-54

Seehausen, O, Terai, Y, Magalhaes, IS, Carleton KL, Mrosso HDJ, Miyagi R, van der Sluijs, I, Schneider, MV, Maan, ME, Tachida, H, Imai, H & O Norihiro (2008) Speciation through sensory drive in cichlid fish. Nature 455: 620-626

van der Sluijs, I, van Alphen, JJM & O Seehausen (2008) Preference polymorphism for coloration but no speciation in a population of Lake Victoria cichlids. Behaviour Ecology 19: 177-183.

van der Sluijs, I, Van Dooren, TJM, Seehausen, O & JJM van Alphen (2008) A test of fitness consequences of hybridization in sibling species of Lake Victoria cichlid fish. Journal of evolutionary Biology 21: 480-491.

van der Sluijs, I, Van Dooren, TJM, Hofker, KD, van Alphen, JJM, Stelkens, RB & O Seehausen (2008) Female mating preference functions predict sexual selection against hybrids between sibling species of cichlid fish. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 2871-2877.

Stelkens, RB, Pierotti, MER, Joyce, DA, Smith, AM, van der Sluijs, I & O Seehausen (2008)  Disruptive sexual selection on male nuptial coloration in an experimental hybrid population of cichlid fish. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 2861-2870.

Publications 2007


Galis, F, van der Sluijs, I, Van Dooren, TJM, Metz, JAJ & Nussbaumer M (2007) Do large dogs die young? J. Exp. Zool. - Molecular and Developmental Evolution 308B: 119-126. 

Haccou, P and JJM van Alphen (2007) Competition and Asymmetric Wars of Attrition in Insect Parasitoids. In Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids. From theoretical approaches to field applications. Edited by Wajnberg, E, Bernstein, C and van Alphen, JJM. Blackwell Publishing.

Kraaijeveld, K, Kraaijeveld-Smit FJL & J Komdeur (2007) The evolution of mutual ornamentation. Animal Behaviour 74: 657-677. 

Kraaijeveld, K, Ming, M, Komdeur, J & RA Mulder (2007) Offspring sex ratios in relation to mutual ornamentation and extra-pair paternity in the black swan. Ibis 149: 79-85.

Reumer, BM, Kraaijeveld, K & JJM van Alphen (2007) Selection in the absence of males does not affect male-female conflict in the parasitoid wasp Leptopilina clavipes (Hymenoptera: Figitidae). J. Insect Physiol. 53: 994-999.

Rueffler, C, Van Dooren, TJM & JAJ Metz (2007) The interplay between behavior and morphology in the evolutionary dynamics of resource specialization. The American Naturalist 169: E34-E52.

van Alphen, JJM and C Bernstein (2007) Information Acquisition, Information Processing, and Patch Time Allocation in Insect Parasitoids. In Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids. From theoretical approaches to field applications. Edited by Wajnberg, E, Bernstein, C and van Alphen, JJM. Blackwell Publishing.

Vuilleumier, S, Lande, R & JJM van Alphen (2007) Invasion and fixation of sex-reversal genes. J. evol. Biol. 20: 913-920.

Publications 2006


De Kovel CGF (2006) The power of allele frequency comparisons to detect the footprint of selection in natural and experimental situations. Genetics, Selection, Evolution 38:3-23.

Dijkstra, PD, Seehausen, O, Gricar, BLA, Maan, ME & TGG Groothuis (2006) Can male-male competition stabilize speciation? A test in Lake Victoria haplochromine cichlid fish. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 59: 704-713.

Dubuffet, A, Alvarez, CI, Drezen, JM, Van Alphen, JJM & M Poirie (2006) Do parasitoid preferences for different host species match virulence? Physiological Entomology 31: 170-177.

Galis, F, Van Dooren, TJM, Feuth, JD, Metz, JAJ, Witkam, A, Ruinard, S, Steigenga, M & Wijnaendts LCD (2006) Extreme selection against homeotic transformations of cervical vertebrae in humans. Evolution 60:2643-2654.

Kraaijeveld, K (2006) Faunapassages. Natura 2006(1): 18-20.[popular article]

Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL, Griffiths, RA, Moore, RD, & TJC Beebee (2006) Captive breeding and the fitness of reintroduced species: a test of the responses to predators in a threatened amphibian. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 360-365.

Leimar, O, Hammerstein, P & TJM Van Dooren (2006) A new perspective on phenotypic plasticity and the principles of adaptive morph determination. The American Naturalist 167:367-376.

Maan, ME, Haesler, MP, Seehausen, O, et al. (2006) Heritability and heterochrony of polychromatism in a Lake Victoria cichlid fish: Stepping stones for speciation? J. Exp. Zool. Molecular and Developmental Evolution 306B: 168-176.

Maan, ME, Hofker, KD, van Alphen, JJM, & O Seehausen (2006) Sensory drive in cichlid speciation. The American Naturalist 167: 947-954.

Maan, ME, van der Spoel, M, Jimenez, PQ, van Alphen, JJM, & O Seehausen (2006) Fitness correlates of male coloration in a Lake Victoria cichlid fish. Behavioral Ecology 17: 691-699.

Rueffler, C, Van Dooren, TJM, Leimar O & PA Abrams (2006). Disruptive selection and then what? TREE 217:238-245.

Rueffler, C, Van Dooren, TJM & JAJ Metz (2006) The evolution of resource specialization through frequency-dependent and frequency-independent mechanisms. The American Naturalist 167:81-93.

Van Dooren, TJM (2006) Book review of: Vincent, T.L. & J. S. Brown. 2005. Evolutionary game theory, natural selection and Darwinian dynamics. (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press). PalArch, book reviews Date of publishing: 1 July 2006.

Van Dooren, TJM (2006) Protected polymorphism and evolutionary stability in pleiotropic models with trait-specific dominance. Evolution 60:1991-2003.

Publications 2005


Baldal, EA, van der Linde, K, van Alphen, JJM, Brakefield, PM & Zwaan BJ (2005). The effects of larval density on adult life-history traits in three species of Drosophila. Mechanisms Of Ageing And Development 126:407-416

Kraaijeveld, K, Katsoyannos, BI, Stavrinides, M, Kouloussis, NA, & T Chapman (2005) Remating in wild females of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata. Animal Behaviour 69: 771-776

Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL, Beebee, TJC, Griffiths, RA, Moore, RD, & L Schley (2005) Low gene flow but high genetic diversity in the threatened Mallorcan midwife toad Alytes muletensis. Molecular Ecology 14: 3307-3315

Maan ME and MN Verzijden (2005) Seksuele selectie en soortsvorming. Cichlidae, tweemaandelijkse periodiek van de Nederlandse Cichliden Vereniging 31(6): 132-141

Mooijaart, SP, Brandt, BW, Baldal, EA, Pijpe, J, Kuningas, M, Beekman, M, Zwaan, BJ, Slagboom, PE, Westendorp, RGJ & D van Heemst (2005) C-elegans DAF-12, nuclear hormone receptors and human longevity and disease at old age Ageing Research reviews 4: 351-371

Pannebakker, BA, Schidlo, NS, Boskamp, GJF, Dekker, L, Van Dooren TJM, Beukeboom, LW, Zwaan, BJ, Brakefield, PM, & van Alphen JJM (2005) Sexual functionality of Leptopilina clavipes (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) after reversing Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis. Journal of evolutionary Biology 18:1019-1028

Seddon, N, Amos, W, Adcock, G, Johnson, P, Kraaijeveld, K, Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL, Lee, W, Senapathi, GD, Mulder, RA & Tobias JA (2005) Mating system, philopatry and patterns of kinship in the cooperatively breeding subdesert mesite Monias benschi. Molecular Ecology 14: 3573-3583

Van Dooren, TJM (2005) The future of a mutation-limited tool-box. Journal of evolutionary Biology 18:1158-1161

Van Dooren, TJM, Tully, T & Ferrière, R (2005) The analysis of reaction norms for age and size at maturity using maturation rate models. Evolution 59:500-506

Publications 2004


de Groot, JH, van der Sluijs, I, Snelderwaard, PC & van Leeuwen, JL (2004). A three-dimensional kinematic analysis of tongue flicking in Python molurus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 827-839

Kraaijeveld-Smit, FJL, Minton, CDT, Jessop, R & Collins, P (2004). Age structure, biometrics, and moult of the Pied Oystercatcher, Haematopus longirostris, in north west Australia. Stilt 46: 19-26

Leimar, O, Van Dooren, TJM & Hammerstein, O (2004). Adaptation and constraint in the evolution of environmental sex determination. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 227: 561-570

Leitão, A, Van Dooren, TJM & Riebel, K (2004) Temporal variation in chaffinch Fringilla coelebs song: interrelations between the trill and flourish. Journal of avian Biology. 35:199-203

Maan ME, Seehausen O, Söderberg L, Johnson L, Ripmeester EAP, Mrosso HDJ, Taylor MI, Van Dooren TJM & van Alphen JJM (2004) Intraspecific sexual selection on a speciation trait, male coloration, in the Lake Victoria cichlid Pundamilia nyererei. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 271:2445-2452.

Ode, PJ, Berenbaum, MR, Zangerl, AR & Hardy, ICW (2004). Host plant, host plant chemistry and the polyembryonic parasitoid Copidosoma sosares: indirect effects in a tritrophic interaction. Oikos. 104: 388-400

Pannebakker BA, Beukeboom LW, van Alphen JJM, Brakefield PM & Zwaan BJ (2004) The genetic basis of male fertility in relation to haplodiploid reproduction in Leptopilina clavipes (Hymenoptera : Figitidae). Genetics 168: 341-349

Pannebakker, BA, Pijnacker, LP, Zwaan, BJ & Beukeboom, LW (2004). Cytology of Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis in Leptopilina clavipes (Hymenoptera: Figitidae). Genome. 47: 299-303

Pannebakker, BA, Zwaan, BJ, Beukeboom, LW & van Alphen, JJM (2004). Genetic diversity and Wolbachia infection of the Drosophila parasitoid Leptopilina clavipes in western Europe. Molecular Ecology. 13: 1119-1128

Rueffler, C, Van Dooren, TJM & Metz, JAJ (2004). Adaptive walks on changing landscapes: Levins' approach extended. Theoretical Population Biology. 65: 165-178

Van Dooren, TJM & Matthysen, E (2004). Generalized linear models for means and variances applied to movement of tiger beetles along corridor roads. Journal of Animal Ecology. 73: 261-271

Van Dooren, TJM, Durinx, M & Demon, I (2004) Sexual dimorphism or evolutionary branching? Evolutionary Ecology Research. 6: 857-871

Publications 2003


Amat, I, Bernstein, C & van Alphen, JJM (2003). Does a deletion in a virus-like particle protein have pleiotropic effects on the reproductive biology of a parasitoid wasp? Journal of Insect Physiology. 49: 1183-1188

Casas, J, Driessen, G, Mandon, N, Wielaard, S, Desouhant, E, van Alphen, J, Lapchin, L, Rivero, A, Christides, JP & Bernstein, C (2003). Energy dynamics in a parasitoid foraging in the wild. Journal of Animal Ecology. 72: 691-697

Desouhant, E, Driessen, G, Lapchin, L, Wielaard, S & Bernstein, C (2003). Dispersal between host populations in field conditions: navigation rules in the parasitoid Venturia canescens. Ecological Entomology. 28: 257-267

Hemerik, L & van der Hoeven, N (2003). Egg distributions of solitary parasitoids revisited. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata. 107: 81-86

Molbo, D, Machado, CA, Sevenster, JG, Keller, L & Herre, EA (2003). Cryptic species of fig-pollinating wasps: Implications for the evolution of the fig-wasp mutualism, sex allocation, and precision of adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100: 5867-5872

Schneider, MV, Driessen, G, Beukeboom, LW, Boll, R, van Eunen, K, Selzner, A, Talsma, J & Lapchin, L (2003). Gene flow between arrhenotokous and thelytokous populations of Venturia canescens (Hymenoptera). Heredity. 90: 260-267

Seehausen, O, Koetsier, E, Schneider, MV, Chapman, LJ, Chapman, CA, Knight, ME, Turner, GF, van Alphen, JJM & Bills, R (2003). Nuclear markers reveal unexpected genetic variation and a Congolese-Nilotic origin of the Lake Victoria cichlid species flock. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 270: 129-137

van Alphen, JJM, Bernstein, C & Driessen, G (2003). Information acquisition and time allocation in insect parasitoids. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 18: 81-87

Van Dooren, TJM & Leimar, O (2003). The evolution of environmental and genetic sex determination in fluctuating environments. Evolution. 57: 2667-2677

Publications 2002


Allemand, R, Lemaitre, C, Frey, F, Bouletreau, M, Vavre, F, Nordlander, G, van Alphen, J & Carton, Y (2002). Phylogeny of six African Leptopilina species (Hymenoptera : Cynipoidea, Figitidae), parasitoids of Drosophila, with description of three new species. Annales De La Societe Entomologique De France. 38: 319-332

Beukeboom, LW & van den Assem, J (2002). Courtship displays of introgressed, interspecific hybrid Nasonia males: Further investigations into the 'grandfather effect'. Behaviour. 139: 1029-1042

Bouton, N, Witte, F & van Alphen, JJM (2002). Experimental evidence for adaptive phenotypic plasticity in a rock-dwelling cichlid fish from Lake Victoria. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 77: 185-192

Ellers, J & van Alphen, JJM (2002). A trade-off between diapause duration and fitness in female parasitoids. Ecological Entomology. 27: 279-284

Galis, F, van Alphen, JJM & Metz, JAJ (2002). Digit reduction: via repatterning or developmental arrest? Evolution & Development. 4: 249-251

Galis, F, van Alphen, JJM & Metz, JAJ (2002). Pseudo-homeosis in avian feet - Response. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 17: 256-256

Haarsma, A-J (2002). Een wijk vol mannen. Resultaten van het eerste telemetrische onderzoek naar vleermuizen in Nederland. Zoogdier. 13: 14-17

Hemerik, L, van der Hoeven, N & van Alphen, JJM (2002). Egg distributions and the information a solitary parasitoid has and uses for its oviposition decisions. Acta Biotheoretica. 50: 167-188

Hoogendoorn, GM, Schneider, MV, Kerssens, W, Dols, EAFHM & van Alphen, JJM (2002). Male versus female longevity in parasitoid wasps. Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV). 13: 73-75

Schidlo, NS, Pannebakker, BA, Zwaan, BJ & van Alphen, JJM (2002). Curing thelytoky in the Drosophila parasitoid Leptopilina clavipes (Hymenoptera: Figitidae). Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV).. 13: 93-96

Schneider, MV, Beukeboom, LW, Driessen, G, Lapchin, L, Bernstein, C & van Alphen, JJM (2002). Geographical distribution and genetic relatedness of sympatrical thelytokous and arrhenotokous populations of the parasitoid Venturia canescens (Hymenoptera). Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 15: 191-200

Seehausen, O, Koetsier, E, Schneider, MV, Chapman, LJ, Chapman, CA, Knight, ME, Turner, GF, van Alphen, JJM & Bills, R (2002). Nuclear markers reveal unexpected genetic variation and a Congolese-Nilotic origin of the Lake Victoria species flock. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 270: 120-137

Taylor, MI, Meardon, F, Turner, G, Seehausen, O, Mrosso, HDJ & Rico, C (2002). Characterization of tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in a Lake Victorian, haplochromine cichlid fish: a Pundamilia pundamilia x Pundamilia nyererei hybrid. Molecular Ecology Notes. 2: 443-445

van Alphen, JJM (2002). Hotspots are rare in the evolution of parasitoid virulence and host resistance. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 17: 499

van der Linde, K & Sevenster, JG (2002). Drosophila diversity over a disturbance gradient. in: Bruin, J. Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV). 13: 51-56.

van Santen, MCP & Schneider, MV (2002). Courtship description in the solitary parasitoid wasp Venturia canescens (Hymenoptera). Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV).. 13: 87-92