List of Niklas Wahlberg's Publications

Articles in refereed journals:

In reverse chronological order
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  1. Wahlberg, N., Rota, J., Braby, M. F., Pierce, N. P. & Wheat, C. W. 2014: Revised systematics and higher classification of pierid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) based on molecular data. Zoologica Scripta, in press.
  2. Ahola, V., Lehtonen, R., Somervuo, P., Salmela, L., Koskinen, P., Rastas, P., Välimäki, N., Paulin, L., Kvist, J., Wahlberg, N., Tanskanen, J., Hornett, E. A., Ferguson, L. C., Luo, S., Cao, Z., de Jong, M. A., Duplouy, A., Smolander, O.-P., Vogel, H., McCoy, R. C., Qian, K., Chong, W. S., Zhang, Q., Ahmad, F., Haukka, J. K., Joshi, A., Salojärvi, J., Wheat, C. W., Grosse-Wilde, E., Hughes, D., Katainen, R., Pitkänen, E., Ylinen, J., Waterhouse, R. M., Turunen, M., Vähärautio, A., Schulman, A. H., Taipale, M., Lawson, D., Ukkonen, E., Mäkinen, V., Goldsmith, M. R., Holm, L., Auvinen, P., Frilander, M. J. & Hanski, I. 2014: The Glanville fritillary genome retains an ancient karyotype and reveals selective chromosomal fusions in Lepidoptera. Nature Communications, in press.
  3. Lehtinen, J., Honkola, T., Korhonen, K., Syrjänen, K., Wahlberg, N. & Vesakoski, O. 2014: Behind family trees: Secondary connections in Uralic language networks. Language Dynamics and Change, in press.
  4. Tóth, J. P., Bereczki, J., Varga, Z., Rota, J., Sramkó, G. & Wahlberg, N. 2014: Relationships within the Melitaea phoebe species group (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): new insights from molecular and morphometric information. Systematic Entomology, in press. doi:10.1111/syen.12083
  5. Zaspel, J. M., Weller, S. J., Wardwell, C. T., Zahiri, R. & Wahlberg, N. 2014: Phylogeny and evolution of pharmacophagy in tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). PLoS ONE 9(7): e101975. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101975
  6. Haapa-Paananen, S., Wahlberg, N. & Savilahti, H. 2014: Phylogenetic analysis of Maverick/Polinton giant transposons across organisms. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78: 271-274. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2014.05.024
  7. Freitas, A. V. L., Kaminski, L. A., Iserhard, C. A., Magaldi, L. M., Wahlberg, N., Silva-Brandão, K. L. & Marini-Filho, O. J. 2014: Paulogramma hydarnis (n. comb.) (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae): distribution, systematic position, and conservation status of a rare and endangered butterfly. Neotropical Entomology 43: 218-226. doi:10.1007/s13744-014-0200-6
  8. Mousavi, S. A., Österman, J., Wahlberg, N., Nesme, X., Lavire, C., Vial, L., Paulin, L., de Lajudie, P. & Lindström, K. 2014: Phylogeny of the Rhizobium-Allorhizobium-Agrobacterium clade supports the delineation of Neorhizobium gen. nov. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 37: 208-215. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2013.12.007
  9. Kodandaramaiah, U., Simonsen, T. J., Bromilow, S., Wahlberg, N. & Sperling, F. A. H. 2013: Deceptive single-locus taxonomy and phylogeography: Wolbachia associated divergence in mitochondria DNA is not reflected in morphology and nuclear markers in a butterfly species. Ecology & Evolution, 3: 5167-5176. doi:10.1002/ece3.886
  10. Vesterinen, E. J., Lilley, T., Laine, V. N. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Next Generation Sequencing of fecal DNA reveals the dietary diversity of the widespread insectivorous predator Daubenton's bat (Myotis daubentonii) in southwestern Finland. PLoS ONE, 8(11): e82168. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082168
  11. Thalmann, O. , Shapiro, B., Cui, P., Schuenemann, V. J., Sawyer, S. K., Greenfield, D. L., Germonpré, M. B., Sablin, M. V., López-Giráldez, F., Domingo-Roura, X., Napierala, H., Uerpmann, H.-P., Loponte, D. M., Acosta, A. A., Giemsch, L., Schmitz, R. W., Worthington, B., Buikstra, J. E., Druzhkova, A., Graphodatsky, A. S., Ovodov, N. D., Wahlberg, N., Freedman, A.H., Schweizer, R.M., Koepfli, K.-P., Leonard, J. A., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Pääbo, S., Green, R. E. & Wayne, R. K. 2013: Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a European origin of domestic dogs. Science 342: 871-874. doi:10.1126/science.1243650. See press reports.
  12. Wahlberg, N., Wheat, C. W. & Peña, C. 2013: Timing and patterns in the taxonomic diversification of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths). PLoS ONE, 8(11): e80875. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080875
  13. Wheat, C. W. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Critiquing blind dating: the dangers of over-confident date estimates in comparative genomics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28: 636-642. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.07.007
  14. Syrjänen, K., Honkola, T., Korhonen, K., Lehtinen, J., Vesakoski, O. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Shedding more light on language classification using basic vocabularies and phylogenetic methods: A case study of Uralic. Diachronica, 30: 323-352. doi:10.1075/dia.30.3.02syr
  15. Landvik, M., Wahlberg, N. & Roslin, T. 2013: The identity of the Finnish Osmoderma (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae) population established by COI sequencing. Entomologica Fennica, 24: 147-155. pdf
  16. Dinca, V., Wiklund, C., Lukhtanov, V. A., Kodandaramaiah, U., Norén, K., Dapporto, L., Wahlberg, N., Vila, R. & Friberg, M. 2013: Reproductive isolation and patterns of genetic and ecological variation in a cryptic butterfly species complex. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26(10): 2095-2106. doi:10.1111/jeb.12211
  17. Zahiri, R., Lafontaine, J. D., Schmidt, B. C., Holloway, J. D., Kitching, I. J., Mutanen, M. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Relationships among the basal lineages of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) based on eight gene regions. Zoologica Scripta, 42(5): 488-507. doi:10.1111/zsc.12022
  18. Ruohomäki, K., Klemola, T., Shaw, M. R., Snäll, N., Sääksjärvi, I. E., Veijalainen, A. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) larvae in Fennoscandia with description of Cotesia autumnatae Shaw, sp. n. Entomologica Fennica, 24: 65-80. pdf
  19. Malm, T., Johanson, K. A. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: The evolutionary history of Trichoptera (Insecta): A case of successful adaptation to life in freshwater. Systematic Entomology, 38: 459-473. doi:10.1111/syen.12016
  20. Honkola, T., Vesakoski, O., Korhonen, K., Lehtinen, J., Syrjänen, K. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Cultural and climatic changes shape the evolutionary history of the Uralic languages. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26: 1244-1253. doi:10.1111/jeb.12107
  21. Núñez Aguila, R., Matos-Maraví, P. F. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: New Calisto species from Cuba, with insights on the relationships of Cuban and Bahamian taxa (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Zootaxa, 3669: 503-521. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3669.4.5
  22. Zahiri, R., Lafontaine, J. D., Holloway, J. D., Kitching, I. J., Schmidt, B. C., Kaila, L. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Major lineages of Nolidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) elucidated by molecular phylogenetics. Cladistics 29: 337-359. doi:10.1111/cla.12001
  23. van Velzen, R., Wahlberg, N., Sosef, M. S. M. & Bakker, F. T. 2013: Effects of changing climate and host plant association on species diversification rates in Cymothoe (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) tropical forest butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108: 546-564. doi:10.1111/bij.12012
  24. Wheat, C. W. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Phylogenomic insights into the Cambrian explosion, the colonization of land and the evolution of flight in Arthropoda. Systematic Biology 62: 93-109. doi:10.1093/sysbio/sys074
  25. Matos-Maravi, P. F., Peña, C., Willmott, K. R., Freitas, A. V. L. & Wahlberg, N. 2013: Systematics and evolutionary history of butterflies in the "Taygetis clade" (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Euptychiina): towards a better understanding of Neotropical biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 54-68. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.09.005
  26. Salokannel, J., Wahlberg, N., Vesterinen, E. J., Martinez, J. & González, M. 2012: A taxonomic study of the caddisfly Oxyethira falcata Morton, 1893 (Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae) using genital morphology and DNA barcoding. Entomologica Fennica 23: 199-205. pdf
  27. Lehtonen, S., Wahlberg, N. & Christenhusz, M. J. M. 2012: Diversification of the lindsaeoid ferns and phylogenetic uncertainty of early polypod relationships. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 489-503. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01312.x
  28. Freitas, A. V. L., Wahlberg, N., Matos-Maravi, P. F., Marin, M. A. & Mielke, O. H. H. 2012: Euptychia boulleti (Le Cerf) new combination (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a rare and endangered butterfly from southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 41: 461-467. doi:10.1007/s13744-012-0073-5
  29. Veijalainen, A., Wahlberg, N., Broad, G. R., Erwin, T. L., Longino, J. T. & Sääksjärvi, I. E. 2012: Unprecedented ichneumonid parasitoid wasp diversity in tropical forests. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B Biological Sciences 279: 4694-4698. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.1664
  30. Zaspel, J.M., Zahiri, R., Hoy, M.A., Janzen, D., Weller, S.J. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the vampire moths and their fruit-piercing relatives (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Calpinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 786-791. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.06.029
  31. Penz, C., DeVries, P. J. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Diversification of Morpho butterflies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): a re-evaluation of morphological characters and new insight from DNA sequence. Systematic Entomology 37: 670-685. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00636.x
  32. Rota, J. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Exploration of data partitioning in an eight-gene dataset: phylogeny of metalmark moths (Lepidoptera, Choreutidae). Zoologica Scripta 41: 536-546. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00551.x
  33. Nyman, T., Linder, H. P., Peña, C., Malm, T. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Climate-driven diversity dynamics in plants and plant-feeding insects. Ecology Letters 15: 889-898. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01782.x
  34. Kodandaramaiah, U., Konvicka, M., Tammaru, T., Wahlberg, N. & Gotthard, K. 2012: Phylogeography of the woodland brown butterfly Lopinga achine (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): implications for conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation 16: 305-313. doi:10.1007/s10841-012-9465-4
  35. Rainio, M. J., Kanerva, M., Wahlberg, N., Nikinmaa, M. & Eeva, T. 2012: Variation of basal EROD activities in ten passerine bird species - relationships with diet and migration status. PLoS ONE 7: e33926. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033926
  36. Shirai, L. T., Saenko, S. V., Keller, R. A., Jerónimo, M. A., Brakefield, P. M., Descimon, H., Wahlberg, N. & Beldade, P. 2012: Evolutionary history of the recruitment of conserved transcription factors in association to the formation and diversification of a novel trait. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12: 21. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-21 pdf
  37. Condamine, F. L., Sperling, F. A. H., Wahlberg, N., Rasplus, J.-Y. & Kergoat, G. J. 2012: What causes latitudinal gradients in species diversity? Evolutionary processes and ecological constraints on swallowtail biodiversity. Ecology Letters 15: 267-277. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01737.x
  38. Heikkilä, M., Kaila, L., Mutanen, M., Peña, C. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Cretaceous origin and repeated Tertiary diversification of the redefined butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B Biological Sciences 279: 1093-1099. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.1430
  39. Núñez Aguila, R., Oliva Plasencia, E., Matos Maravi, P. F. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Cuban Calisto (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a review based on morphological and DNA data. ZooKeys 165: 57-105. doi:10.3897/zookeys.165.2206
  40. Zahiri, R., Holloway, J.D., Kitching, I.J., Lafontaine, J.D., Mutanen, M. & Wahlberg, N. 2012: Molecular phylogenetics of Erebidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). Systematic Entomology 37: 102-124. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00607.x
  41. van Nieukerken, E.J., Kaila, L., Kitching, I.J., Kristensen, N.P., Lees, D.C., Minet, J., Mitter, C., Mutanen, M., Regier, J.C., Simonsen, T.J., Wahlberg, N., Yen, S.-H., Zahiri, R., Adamski, D., Baixeras, J., Bartsch, D., Bengtsson, B.Å., Brown, J.W., Bucheli, S.R., Davis, D.R., De Prins, J., De Prins, W., Epstein, M.E., Gentili-Poole, P., Gielis, C., Hättenschwiler, P., Hausmann, A., Holloway, J.D., Kallies, A., Karsholt, O., Kawahara, A., Koster, J.C., Kozlov, M. V., Lafontaine, J. D., Lamas, G., Landry, J.-F., Lee, S., Nuss, M., Park, K.-T., Penz, C., Rota, J., Schmidt, B. C., Schintlmeister, A., Sohn, J. C., Solis, M. A., Tarmann, G. M., Warren, A. D., Weller, S., Yakovlev, V. R., Zolotuhin, V. V. & Zwick, A. 2011: Order Lepidoptera. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.), Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 212-221. pdf.
  42. Wahlberg, N. & Rubinoff, D. 2011: Anomalous areas and awkward ages: alleviating concerns. Systematic Entomology 36: 604-606. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00590.x
  43. Veijalainen, A., Broad, G. R., Wahlberg, N., Longino, J. T., Sääksjärvi, I. E. 2011: DNA barcoding and morphology reveal two common species in one: Pimpla molesta stat. rev. separated from P. croceipes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). ZooKeys 124: 59-70. doi:10.3897/zookeys.124.1780
  44. de Jong, M. A., Wahlberg, N., van Eijk, M., Brakefield, P.M. & Zwaan, B.J. 2011: Mitochondrial DNA signature for range-wide populations of Bicyclus anynana suggests a rapid expansion from recent refugia. PLoS ONE 6: e21385. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021385
  45. Xia, H., Wahlberg, N., Qiu, H.-J., Belák, S., Widén, F. & Liu, L. 2011: No phylogenetic evidence to support Shimen strain as the parental strain of the lapinized Chinese strain (C-strain) vaccine against classical swine fever. Archives of Virology 156: 1041-1044. doi:10.1007/s00705-011-0948-5
  46. Penz, C. M., Mohammadi, N. & Wahlberg, N. 2011: The Neotropical butterfly genus Blepolenis: wing pattern elements, phylogeny, and Pleistocene diversification (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Zootaxa 2897: 1-17.
  47. Mullen, S. P., Savage, W. K., Wahlberg, N. & Willmott, K. 2011: Rapid diversification and not clade age explains high diversity in neotropical Adelpha butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B Biological Sciences 278: 1777-1785. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.2140
  48. Marin, M. A., Peña, C., Freitas, A. V. L., Wahlberg, N. & Uribe, S. I. 2011: From the phylogeny of the Satyrinae butterflies to the systematics of Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): history, progress and prospects. Neotropical Entomology 40: 1-13.
  49. Wahlberg, N. & Rubinoff, D. 2011: Vagility across Vanessa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): mobility in butterfly species does not inhibit the formation and persistence of isolated sister taxa. Systematic Entomology 36: 362-370. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00566.x
  50. Zahiri, R., Kitching, I. J., Lafontaine, J. D., Mutanen, M., Kaila, L., Holloway, J. D. & Wahlberg, N. 2011: A new molecular phylogeny offers hope for a stable family-level classification of the Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera). Zoologica Scripta 40: 158-173. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00459.x
  51. Peña, C., Nylin, S. & Wahlberg, N. 2011: The radiation of Satyrini butterflies (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): a challenge for phylogenetic methods. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 64-87. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00627.x
  52. Xia, H., Wahlberg, N., Belák, S., Meng, X. J. & Liu, L. 2011: The emergence of genotypes 3 and 4 hepatitis E virus in swine and human: a phylogenetic perspective. Archives of Virology 156: 121-124. doi:10.1007/s00705-010-0818-6
  53. Simonsen, T. J., Wahlberg, N., Warren, A. D. & Sperling, F. A. H. 2010: The evolutionary history of Boloria (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): phylogeny, zoogeography and larval foodplant relationships. Systematics and Biodiversity 8: 513-529. doi:10.1080/14772000.2010.532833 pdf
  54. Mutanen, M., Wahlberg, N. & Kaila, L. 2010: Comprehensive gene and taxon coverage elucidates radiation patterns in moths and butterflies. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B Biological Sciences 277: 2839-2848. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.0392 pdf
  55. Kodandaramaiah, U., Lees, D. C., Müller, C. J., Torres, E., Karanth, P. K. & Wahlberg, N. 2010: Phylogenetics and biogeography of a spectacular Old World radiation of butterflies: the subtribe Mycalesina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrini). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 172. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-172 pdf
  56. Müller, C. J., Wahlberg, N. & Beheregaray , L. B. 2010: 'After Africa' - The evolutionary history and systematics of the genus Charaxes Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in the Indo-Pacific Region. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 457-481. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01426.x pdf
  57. Salokannel, J., Rantala, M., & Wahlberg, N. 2010: DNA-barcoding clarifies species definitions of Finnish Apatania (Trichoptera: Apataniidae). Entomologica Fennica 21: 1-11. pdf
  58. Wahlberg, N., Snäll, N., Viidalepp, J., Ruohomäki, K. & Tammaru, T. 2010: The evolution of female flightlessness among Ennominae of the Holarctic forest zone (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55: 929-938. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2010.01.025 pdf
  59. Peña, C., Nylin, S., Freitas, A. V. L. & Wahlberg, N. 2010: Biogeographic history of the butterfly subtribe Euptychiina (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Zoologica Scripta 39: 243-258. doi:10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00421.x pdf
  60. Brower, A. V. Z., Wahlberg, N., Ogawa, J. R., Boppré, M. & Vane-Wright, R.I. 2010: Phylogenetic relationships among genera of danaine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) as implied by morphology and DNA sequences. Systematics and Biodiversity 8: 75-89. doi:10.1080/14772001003626814 pdf
  61. Kodandaramaiah, U., Peña, C., Braby, M., Grund, R., Müller, C. J., Nylin, S. & Wahlberg, N. 2010: Phylogenetics of Coenonymphina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and the problem of rooting rapid radiations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 386-394. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.08.012 pdf
  62. Liu, L., Xia, H., Baule, C., Belák, S. & Wahlberg, N. 2010: Effects of methodology and analysis strategy on robustness of pestivirus phylogeny. Virus Research 147: 47-52. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2009.10.004 pdf
  63. Wahlberg, N., Leneveu, J., Kodandaramaiah, U., Peña, C., Nylin, S., Freitas, A. V. L. & Brower, A. V. Z. 2009: Nymphalid butterflies diversify following near demise at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B Biological Sciences 276: 4295-4302. doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1303 pdf Online supporting material can be downloaded here. Read ScienceNOW interview.
  64. Aduse-Poku, K., Vingerhoedt, E. & Wahlberg, N. 2009: Out-of-Africa again: a phylogenetic hypothesis of the genus Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on 5 gene regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 463-478. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.06.021 pdf
  65. Leneveu, J., Chichvarkhin, A. & Wahlberg, N. 2009: Varying rates of diversification in the genus Melitaea (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) during the past 20 million years. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97:346-361. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01208.x pdf.
  66. Wahlberg, N., Weingartner, E., Warren, A. D. & Nylin, S. 2009: Timing major conflict between mitochondrial and nuclear genes in species relationships of Polygonia butterflies (Nymphalidae: Nymphalini). BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:92. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-92 pdf
  67. Liu, L., Xia, H., Wahlberg, N., Belák, S. & Baule, C. 2009: Phylogeny, classification and evolutionary insights into pestiviruses. Virology 385:351-357. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2008.12.004 pdf.
  68. Kodandaramaiah, U. & Wahlberg, N. 2009: Phylogeny and biogeography of Coenonympha butterflies (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) - patterns of colonization in the Holarctic. Systematic Entomology 34:315-323. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00453.x pdf.
  69. Peña, C., & Wahlberg, N. 2008: Prehistorical climate change increased diversification of a group of butterflies. Biology Letters 4: 274-278. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0062 pdf. Supplementary material. See commentary in Telegraph
  70. Nylin, S. & Wahlberg, N. 2008: Does plasticity drive speciation? Host plant shifts and diversification in nymphaline butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) during the tertiary. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 115-13. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.00964.x pdf.
  71. Wahlberg, N., & Wheat, C. W. 2008: Genomic outposts serve the phylogenomic pioneers: designing novel nuclear markers for genomic DNA extractions of Lepidoptera. Systematic Biology 57: 231-242. doi:10.1080/10635150802033006 pdf, for list of primers see Molecular Methods or download Electronic Appendices.
  72. Silva Brandão, K. L., N. Wahlberg, R. B. Francini, A. M. L. Azeredo-Espin, K. S. Brown Jr., M. Paluch, D. C. Lees, and A. V. L. Freitas. 2008: Phylogenetic relationships of butterflies of the tribe Acraeini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae) and the evolution of host plant use. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46:515-531 doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.11.024 pdf.
  73. Friberg, M., Bergman, M., Kullberg, J., Wahlberg, N. & Wiklund, C. 2008: Niche separation in space and time between two sympatric sister species - a case of ecological pleiotropy. Evolutionary Ecology 22: 1-18 pdf.
  74. Xia, H., Liu, L., Wahlberg, N., Baule, C. and Belák, S. 2007: Molecular phylogenetic analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: a Bayesian approach. Virus Research 130:53-62 pdf.
  75. Kodandaramaiah, U. & Wahlberg, N. 2007: Out-of-Africa origin and dispersal mediated diversification of the butterfly genus Junonia (Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20: 2181-2191 pdf.
  76. Wahlberg, N. & Saccheri, I. 2007: The effects of Pleistocene glaciations on the phylogeography of Melitaea cinxia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). European Journal of Entomology 104: 675-684 pdf.
  77. Brooks, D.R., Bilewitch, J., Condy, C., Evans, D.C., Folinsbee, K.E., Fröbisch, J., Halas, D., Hill, S., McLennan, D.A., Mattern, M., Tsuji, L.A., Ward, J.L., Wahlberg, N., Zamparo, D., Zanatta, D., 2007. Quantitative phylogenetic analysis in the 21st century. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 78: 225-252 pdf.
  78. Snäll, N., Tammaru, T., Wahlberg, N., Viidalepp, J., Ruohomäki, K., Savontaus, M.-L. & Huoponen, K. 2007: Phylogenetic relationships of the tribe Operophterini (Lepidoptera, Geometridae): a case study of the evolution of female flightlessness. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 92: 241-252 pdf.
  79. Brown Jr., K.S., Freitas, A.V.L., Wahlberg, N., von Schoultz, B., Saura, A.O., Saura, A. 2007: Chromosomal evolution in the South American Nymphalidae. Hereditas 144: 137-148. pdf
  80. Wahlberg, N. & Freitas, A. V. L. 2007: Colonization of and radiation in South America by butterflies in the subtribe Phyciodina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44:1257-1272 pdf.
  81. Fric, Z., Wahlberg, N., Pech, P. & Zrzavy, J. 2007: Phylogeny and classification of the Phengaris-Maculinea clade (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): total evidence and phylogenetic species concepts. Systematic Entomology 32:558-567. pdf.
  82. Gatesy, J., DeSalle, R. & Wahlberg, N. 2007: How many genes should a systematist sample? Conflicting insights from a phylogenomic matrix. Systematic Biology 56: 355-363 pdf.
  83. Viidalepp, J., Tammaru, T., Snäll, N., Ruohomäki, K. & Wahlberg, N. 2007: Cleorodes Warren, 1894 does not belong in the tribe Boarmiini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). European Journal of Entomology 104:303-309 pdf.
  84. Simonsen, T. J., Wahlberg, N., Brower, A. V. Z. & de Jong, R. 2006: Morphology, molecules and Fritillaries: approaching a stable phylogeny for Argynnini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Insect Systematics and Evolution 37:405-418 pdf.
  85. Weingartner, E., N. Wahlberg, & S. Nylin. 2006b: Speciation in Pararge (Satyrinae: Nymphalidae) butterflies - North Africa is the source of ancestral populations of all Pararge species. Systematic Entomology 31:621-632 pdf.
  86. Wahlberg, N. 2006: That awkward age for butterflies: insights from the age of the butterfly subfamily Nymphalinae. Systematic Biology 55:703-714. pdf
  87. Peña, C., N. Wahlberg, E. Weingartner, U. Kodandaramaiah, S. Nylin, A. V. L. Freitas, and A. V. Z. Brower. 2006: Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40:29-40 pdf.
  88. Weingartner, E., N. Wahlberg, & S. Nylin. 2006a: Dynamics of host plant use and species diversity: a phylogenetic investigation in Polygonia butterflies (Nymphalidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:483-491 pdf.
  89. Janz, N., S. Nylin, & N. Wahlberg. 2006: Diversity begets diversity: host expansions and the diversification of plant-feeding insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:4. pdf
  90. Wahlberg, N., Brower, A. V. Z. & Nylin, S. 2005: Phylogenetic relationships and historical biogeography of tribes and genera in the subfamily Nymphalinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 86:227-251. pdf.
  91. Wahlberg, N., M. F. Braby, A. V. Z. Brower, R. de Jong, M.-M. Lee, S. Nylin, N. Pierce, F. A. Sperling, R. Vila, A. D. Warren, & E. Zakharov. 2005: Synergistic effects of combining morphological and molecular data in resolving the phylogeny of butterflies and skippers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences 272:1577-1586.pdf.
  92. Päivinen, J., Grapputo, A., Kaitala, V., Komonen, A., Kotiaho, J. S., Saarinen, K. & Wahlberg, N. 2005: Negative density-distribution relationship in butterflies. BMC Biology 3:5 pdf.
  93. Wahlberg, N., Weingartner, E. & Nylin, S. 2003: Towards a better understanding of the higher systematics of Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28:473-484 pdf.
  94. Wahlberg, N., & Nylin, S. 2003: Morphology versus molecules: resolution of the positions of Nymphalis, Polygonia and related genera (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Cladistics 19:213-223 pdf.
  95. Wahlberg, N., Oliveira, R. & Scott, J. A. 2003: Phylogenetic relationships of Phyciodes butterfly species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): complex mtDNA variation and species delimitations. Systematic Entomology 28:257-273 pdf.
  96. Wahlberg, N., Klemetti, T., Selonen, V. & Hanski, I. 2002: Metapopulation structure and movements in five species of checkerspot butterflies. Oecologia 130:33-43 pdf.
  97. Wahlberg, N., Klemetti, T. & Hanski, I. 2002: Dynamic populations in a dynamic landscape: the metapopulation structure of the marsh fritillary butterfly. Ecography 25:224-232 pdf.
  98. Wahlberg, N., Kullberg, J. & Hanski, I. 2001: Natural history of some Siberian melitaeine butterfly species (Nymphalidae: Melitaeini) and their parasitoids. Entomologica Fennica 12:72-77 pdf.
  99. Wahlberg, N. 2001: On the status of the scarce fritillary Euphydryas maturna (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Finland. Entomologica Fennica 12:244-250 pdf.
  100. Wahlberg, N. 2001: The phylogenetics and biochemistry of host plant specialization in melitaeine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Evolution 55:522-537 pdf.
  101. Haikola, S., Fortelius, W., O'Hara, R., Kuussaari, M., Wahlberg, N., Saccheri, I. J., Singer, M. C. & Hanski, I. 2001: Inbreeding depression and the maintenance of genetic load in Melitaea cinxia metapopulations. Conservation Genetics 2:325-335 pdf.
  102. Wahlberg, N. 2000: Comparative descriptions of the immature stages and ecology of five Finnish melitaeine butterfly species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Entomologica Fennica 11:167-174 pdf.
  103. Zimmermann, M., Wahlberg, N. & Descimon, H. 2000: Phylogeny of Euphydryas checkerspot butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93:347-355 pdf.
  104. Wahlberg, N. & Zimmermann, M. 2000. Pattern of phylogenetic relationships among members of the tribe Melitaeini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) inferred from mtDNA sequences. Cladistics 16:347-363 pdf.
  105. Wahlberg, N., Moilanen, A. & Hanski, I. 1996: Predicting the occurrence of species in fragmented landscapes. Science 273:1536-1538.pdf

Book Chapters

  1. Murphy, D. D., Wahlberg, N., Hanski, I. & Ehrlich, P. R. 2004: Introducing the checkerspots: taxonomy and ecology. - In: Ehrlich, P. R. & Hanski, I. (eds.), pp. 17-33, On the Wings of Checkerspots, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  2. Wahlberg, N., Ehrlich, P. R., Boggs, C. & Hanski, I. 2004: Bay checkerspot and Glanville fritillary compared with other species. - In: Ehrlich, P. R. & Hanski, I. (eds.), pp. 219-244, On the Wings of Checkerspots, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
  3. Wahlberg, N. 2005: Täpläperhosten sukulaisuussuhteet: Miten molekyylit auttavat meitä ymmärtämään heimoa? - In: Mikkola, K., Murtosaari, J, & Nissinen, K. (eds.), pp. 249-250, Perhosten Lumo, Tammi, Helsinki.
  4. Roe, A. D., Weller, S. J., Baixeras-Almela, J., Brown, J., Cummings, M., Davis, D., Horak, M., Kawahara, A., Mitter, C., Parr, C., Regier, J., Rubinoff, D., Simonsen, T. J., Wahlberg, N. & Zwick, A. 2010: Evolutionary Framework for Lepidoptera Model Systems. - In: Goldsmith, M. & Marec, F. (eds.), pp. 1-24, Genetics and Molecular Biology of Lepidoptera, CRC Press, Gainsville, FL, USA.

Theses

  • Wahlberg, N. 1995: One day in the life of a butterfly; a study of the biology of the Glanville fritillary Melitaea cinxia. M.Sc. thesis, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • Wahlberg, N. 2000: The ecology and evolution of melitaeine butterflies. Ph.D. thesis, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Articles in nonrefereed journals:

  1. Wahlberg, N. 1988: Observations from Simbai. Muruk 3:41-47.
  2. Wahlberg, N. 1990: Barred Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus at the King Bird Tree. Muruk 4:111.
  3. Wahlberg, N. 1990: Display of the Glossy-mantled Manucode Manucodia atra. Muruk 4:64.
  4. Wahlberg, N. 1990: Mimicry by Singing Bushlark Mirafra javanica. Muruk 4:62.
  5. Wahlberg, N. 1990: Straw-necked Ibis Threskiornis spinicollis at Kanosia Lagoon, Central Province. Muruk 4:109.
  6. Wahlberg, N. 1992: Altitude range extension for the Crested Bird of Paradise Cnemophilus macgregorii. Muruk 5:92.
  7. Wahlberg, N. 1992: Observations of birds feeding in a fruiting fig Ficus sp. in Varirata National Park. Muruk 5:109-110.
  8. Chemnick, J., R. Hicks & N. Wahlberg 1993: Nesting Brown-backed Honeyeaters Ramsayornis modestus with strange plumage. Muruk 6:45.
  9. Wahlberg, N. 1993: Courtship display of the Long-billed Honeyeater Melilestes megarhynchus. Muruk 6:22.
  10. Pekkarinen, A., I. Teräs, M. Koivula, J. Pöyry & Wahlberg, N. 1994: Polymorphic melanism of bumblebees in Finland and neighbouring areas (Hymenoptera: Apidae). [In Finnish with English summary] Baptria 19:85-90.
  11. Wahlberg, N., Veistola, S. & Veistola, T. 1994. Beware - this bird is poisonous. [In Finnish] Linnut 29:34.
  12. Wahlberg, N. 1995: The reproductive biology of the Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) [In Finnish with English summary]. Baptria 20:181-187.
  13. Wahlberg, N. 1996: The life history of the false heath frtillary (Melitaea diamina) in Finland [In Finnish with English summary]. Baptria 21:113-118.
  14. Wahlberg, N., J.-P.C. Bäckman & M. Pitkänen 1996: What is the future of the false heath fritillary in the Tampere region? [In Finnish] Diamina 1996:6-10.
  15. Klemetti, T. & Wahlberg, N. 1997: The ecology and population structure of the marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia) in Finland. [In Finnish with English summary] Baptria 22:87-93. pdf
  16. Wahlberg, N. 1997: The life history of the heath frtillary (Mellicta athalia) in southern Finland [In Finnish with English summary]. Baptria 22:149-153.
  17. Wahlberg, N. 1997: The life history and ecology of Melitaea diamina (Lang, 1789) (Nymphalidae) in Finland. Nota lepidopterologica 20:70-81 pdf.
  18. Wahlberg, N. 1998: The life history and ecology of Euphydryas maturna (Nymphalidae: Melitaeini) in Finland. Nota lepidopterologica 21:154-169.
  19. Wahlberg, N. 1998: Threatened species in Finland - false heath fritillary (Melitaea diamina). [In Finnish with English summary]. Suomen Ympäristö 68:1-40.
  20. Salminen, J. & Wahlberg, N. 1998: The ecology and taxonomic status of the northern subspecies of the heath fritillary (Mellicta athalia norvegica). [In Finnish with English summary] Baptria 23:186-193.
  21. Wahlberg, N. 1999: The habitat of Euphydryas maturna in Finland. [In Finnish with English summary] Baptria 24:173-177.
  22. Pöyry, J., Wahlberg, N. & Nieminen, M. 2001: Translocation of Lepidoptera in species conservation. [In Finnish with English summary] Baptria 26:18-28.
  23. Wahlberg, N. & Peña, C. 2007: A Dominican Republic sojourn. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 49:12-15.
  24. Balletto, E., Bonelli, S., Settele, J., Thomas, J. A., Verovnik, R. & Wahlberg, N. 2010: Case 3508: Maculinea Van Eecke, 1915 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): proposed precedence over Phengaris Doherty, 1891. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 67:129-132.

(Muruk is the official journal of the Papua New Guinea Bird Society and Baptria is the official journal of the Lepidopterological Society of Finland)

Editorials, book reviews, etc.

  • Wahlberg, N. 2001: Editorial. Entomologica Fennica 12:1-2.
  • Wahlberg, N. 2001: Book review/The Millenium Atlas of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland. Entomologica Fennica 12:125-126.
  • Wahlberg, N. 2001: Book review/Butterflies of British Columbia. Entomologica Fennica 12:251-252.
  • Wahlberg, N. 2004: Book review/Butterflies: Ecology and Evolution Taking Flight. Ecology 85:879-880.
  • Wahlberg, N. 2006: Book review/Evolution of the Insects. Systematic Biology 55:692-693.
  • Wahlberg, N. & Simonsen, T. J. 2011: Virtual issue - Molecular phylogeny of Lepidoptera in the 21st century. Systematic Entomology.