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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb219642.
Published: 16 June 2020
...Kelsey L. Jones; Rahmatollah Rajabzadeh; Guncha Ishangulyyeva; Nadir Erbilgin; Maya L. Evenden ABSTRACT Flight polyphenisms naturally occur as discrete or continuous traits in insects. Discrete flight polyphenisms include winged and wingless morphs, whereas continuous flight polyphenisms can take...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (13): jeb202150.
Published: 5 July 2019
...Sami M. Kivelä; Karl Gotthard; Philipp Lehmann ABSTRACT The evolution of seasonal polyphenisms (discrete phenotypes in different annual generations) associated with alternative developmental pathways of diapause (overwintering) and direct development is favoured in temperate insects. Seasonal life...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (1): 53–62.
Published: 1 January 2017
... states ( Brian, 1979 ; Anderson et al., 2008 ; Schwander et al., 2010 ; Bopp et al., 2014 ; Klein et al., 2016 ). However, caste development is more frequently mediated by environmental factors, whereas sex development is more frequently mediated by genetic factors. Polyphenisms have evolved...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (1): 88–99.
Published: 1 January 2015
... polyphenism, where one genotype gives rise to more than one phenotype, is exploited by many of its species. In social insects, for instance, larval diet influences the development into distinct castes; and locust polyphenism has tricked researchers for years into believing that the drastically different...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (1): 114–122.
Published: 1 January 2015
... by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2015 Chromatin Epigenetics Genomics Polyphenism When Conrad H. Waddington coined the term ‘epigenetics’ ( Waddington, 1942 ) he could not have dreamed of the controversy and debate that would still surround this word almost 75 years later ( Berger et al., 2009...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (24): 4390–4398.
Published: 15 December 2007
...Michael E. Scharf; Caitlin E. Buckspan; Traci L. Grzymala; Xuguo Zhou SUMMARY Polyphenism is a key strategy used by solitary insects to adapt to changing environmental conditions and by eusocial insects for existing collaboratively in a social environment. In social insects, the morphogenetic...