NSG publications

Publications by members of the NSG. For full publication lists of individual researchers see People-pages

2014

  1. 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, in press. doi:10.1007/s13744-014-0200-6
  2. Gómez, I. C., Sääksjärvi, I. E., Broad, G. R., Puhakka, L., Castillo, C., Peña C. & Pádua, D. G. 2014: The Neotropical species of Xanthopimpla Saussure (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae). Zootaxa, 3774(1): 57–73. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3774.1.4 PDF
  3. 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, in press. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2013.12.007
  4. Veikkolainen, V., Vesterinen, E. J., Lilley, T. M. & Pulliainen, A. T. 2014: Bats as reservoir hosts of human bacterial pathogen, Bartonella mayotimonensis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, in press. doi:10.3201/eid2006.130956

2013

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Li S., Vasemägi A., Matos-Maraví P. & Ramula S. 2013: Development and testing of microsatellite loci for the invasive herb Lupinus polyphyllus through 454 pyrosequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources, 13(4): 760-762. doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12121
  6. 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
  7. 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(1): 54-68. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.09.005
  8. Müller, C. J., Matos-Maraví, P. F. & Beheregaray, L. B. 2013: Delving into Delias Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pieridae): fine-scale biogeography, phylogenetics and systematics of the world's largest butterfly genus. Journal of Biogeography, 40: 881-893. doi:10.1111/jbi.12040
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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.
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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

2012

  1. 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
  2. Freitas, A. V. L., Wahlberg, N., Matos-Maravi, P. F., Marín, M. A. & Mielke, O. H. H. 2012: Euptychia boulleti (Le Cerf) n. comb. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae), a rare and endangered butterfly from southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology, 41: 461-467. doi:10.1007/s13744-012-0073-5
  3. 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
  4. Kodandaramaiah, U., Konvicka, M., Tammaru, T., Wahlberg, N. & Gotthard, K. 2012: Phylogeography of the threatened butterfly, the woodland brown Lopinga achine (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae): implications for conservation. Journal of Insect Conservation 16: 305-313. doi:10.1007/s10841-012-9465-4
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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(4): 670-685. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2012.00636.x
  9. Peña, C. & Malm, T. 2012: VoSeq: a Voucher and DNA Sequence Web Application. PLoS ONE, 7(6): e39071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039071
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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(1748): 4694-4698. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.1664
  15. 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
  16. 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(2): 786-791. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.06.029

2011

  1. 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
  2. Kodandaramaiah, U. 2011: Tectonic calibrations in molecular dating. Current Zoology 57: 116-124. pdf
  3. Kodandaramaiah, U., Weingartner, E., Janz, N., Dalén, L. & Nylin, S. 2011: Population structure in relation to host-plant ecology and Wolbachia infestation in the comma butterfly. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24: 2173-2185. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02352.x
  4. 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. doi:10.1590/S1519-566X2011000100001
  5. 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
  6. Peña, C. 2011: Métodos de inferencia filogenética. Revista peruana de Biología 18: 265-267. [Commentary] pdf
  7. 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
  8. Penz, C. M., Mohammadi, N. & Wahlberg, N. 2011: Neotropical Blepolenis butterflies: wing pattern elements, phylogeny, and Pleistocene diversification (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Zootaxa 2897: 1-17. pdf
  9. Pulido-B., H. W., Andrade-C., M. G., Peña, C., & Lamas, G. 2011: Two new taxa of Euptychia Hübner, 1818 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from the Andes of Colombia and Peru. Zootaxa 2906: 43-51. pdf
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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

2010

  1. 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
  2. Kodandaramaiah, U. 2010: Use of Dispersal-Vicariance analysis in biogeography - a critique. Journal of Biogeography 37: 3-11. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02221.x
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Salokannel, J., Rantala, M., & Wahlberg, N. 2010: DNA-barcoding clarifies species definitions of Finnish Apatania (Trichoptera: Apataniidae). Entomologica Fennica 21: 1-11. pdf
  10. 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
  11. 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

2009

  1. 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
  2. Kodandaramaiah, U. 2009: Eyespot evolution - phylogenetic insights from Junonia and related butterfly genera (Nymphalidae: Junoniini). Evolution & Development 11: 489-497. doi:10.1111/j.1525-142X.2009.00357.x.
  3. Kodandaramaiah, U. 2009: Vagility - the neglected component in historical biogeography. Evolutionary Biology 36: 327-335. doi:10.1007/s11692-009-9068-5 pdf.
  4. Kodandaramaiah, U., Vallin, A. & Wiklund, C. 2009: Fixed eyespot display in a butterfly thwarts attacking birds. Animal Behaviour 77: 1415-1419 doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.02.018 pdf.
  5. 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.
  6. Lehmann, L., D. Stadie & R. Zahiri. 2009: Zum Winteraspekt der Makrolepidopterenfauna Südiran mit Anmerkungen zur Biologie einiger Arten (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea, Papilionoidea, Geometroidea, Noctuoidea). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 30: 105-119.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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

2008

  1. Fibiger, M., G. Stangelmaier, C. Wieser & R. Zahiri 2008: Dichonia jahannamah, a new species from Iran in the subgenus Griposia Tams, 1939 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Xyleninae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 28: 121-124.
  2. 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. doi:10.1007/s10682-007-9155-y pdf.
  3. Khaghaninia, S., S. A. Mohamadi, A. Sarafrazi, K. Hadade Iraninejad, E. Ebrahimi, S. Alavikia & R. Zahiri 2008: Geometric morphometric approach on the sexual dimorphism of Cydia pomonella (Lep.: Tortricidae) in the North West of Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran 28: 51-62.
  4. Matov, A., R. Zahiri & J. D. Holloway 2008: The Heliothinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Zootaxa 1763: 1-37. pdf
  5. Müller, G. C., V. D. Kravchenko, T. J. Witt, A. Junnila, J. Mooser, A. Saldaitis, K. Reshöft, P. Ivinskis, R. Zahiri & W. Speidel 2008: New Underwing taxa of the section of Catocala lesbia Christoph, 1887 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Acta zoologica Lituanica 18: 30-49. doi:10.2478/v10043-008-0008-x
  6. 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: 115-130. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.00964.x pdf.
  7. Peña, C., & N. Wahlberg 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Zahiri, R. & M. Fibiger 2008: The Plusiinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). SHILAP Revista de lepidopterología 36: 301-339.
  11. Zolotuhin, V. & R. Zahiri 2008: The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 1791: 1-52. pdf

2007

  1. 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.
  2. 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. doi:10.1111/j.2007.0018-0661.02015.x pdf
  3. 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. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2007.00387.x pdf
  4. 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. doi:10.1080/10635150701294733 pdf
  5. 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. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01425.x pdf
  6. 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. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2007.00834.x pdf
  7. 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
  8. 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 doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.04.012 pdf.
  9. 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.
  10. 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 | doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2007.05.017 pdf.

2006

  1. Freitas, A. V. L. & C. Peña. 2006: Description of Genus Guaianaza for "Euptychia" pronophila (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with a description of the immature stages. Zootaxa 1163:49-59. pdf
  2. Janz, N., S. Nylin, & N. Wahlberg. 2006: Diversity begets diversity: host expansions and the diversification of plant-feeding insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:4. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-4 pdf
  3. 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 40:29-49. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2006.02.007 pdf.
  4. 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 | doi:10.1163/187631206788831407
  5. Wahlberg, N. 2006: That awkward age for butterflies: insights from the age of the butterfly subfamily Nymphalinae. Systematic Biology 55:703-714. doi:10.1080/10635150600913235 pdf
  6. Weingartner, E., N. Wahlberg, & S. Nylin. 2006: Dynamics of host plant use and species diversity in Polygonia butterflies (Nymphalidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19:483-491. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2005.01009.x pdf
  7. Weingartner, E., N. Wahlberg, & S. Nylin. 2006: Speciation in Pararge (Satyrinae: Nymphalidae) butterflies - North Africa is the source of ancestral populations of all Pararge species. Systematic Entomology 31:621-632. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2006.00333.x pdf

2005

  1. 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. doi:10.1186/1741-7007-3-5 pdf
  2. Peña, C. & G. Lamas. 2005: Revision of the butterfly genus Forsterinaria Gray, 1973 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Revista peruana biologia 12:5-48. PDF
  3. 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. doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3124 pdf
  4. 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. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2005.00531.x pdf

2003

  1. Wahlberg, N., & Nylin, S. 2003: Morphology versus molecules: resolution of the positions of Nymphalis, Polygonia and related genera (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Cladistics 19:213-223. doi:10.1016/S0748-3007(03)00027-6 pdf
  2. 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. doi:10.1046/j.1365-3113.2003.00212.x pdf
  3. 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. doi:10.1016/S1055-7903(03)00052-6 pdf

2002

  1. 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. doi:10.1034/j.1600-0587.2002.250210.x pdf
  2. Wahlberg, N., Klemetti, T., Selonen, V. & Hanski, I. 2002: Metapopulation structure and movements in five species of checkerspot butterflies. Oecologia 130:33-43. doi:10.1007/s004420100775 pdf

2001

  1. 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. doi:10.1023/A:1012538329691 pdf
  2. Wahlberg, N. 2001: On the status of the scarce fritillary Euphydryas maturna (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Finland. Entomologica Fennica 12:244-250 pdf.
  3. Wahlberg, N. 2001: The phylogenetics and biochemistry of host plant specialization in melitaeine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Evolution 55:522-537. doi:10.1111/j.0014-3820.2001.tb00786.x pdf.
  4. 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.

2000

  1. 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.
  2. 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 doi:10.1006/clad.2000.0136 pdf.
  3. 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. doi:10.1603/0013-8746(2000)093[0347:POECBL]2.0.CO;2 pdf