Koos Boomsma

Koos Boomsma

Professor


  1. 2006
  2. Published

    A reassessment of the mating system characteristics of the army ant Eciton burchellii. / Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Berghoff, Stefanie M.; Powell, Scott; Denny, A. Jay; Edwards, Keith J.; Franks, Nigel R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Die Naturwissenschaften, Vol. 93, No. 8, 2006, p. 402-406.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Differential resistance and the importance of antibiotic production in Acromyrmex echinatior leaf-cutting ant castes towards the entomopathogenic fungus Aspergillus nomius. / Poulsen, Michael; Hughes, William Owen Hamar; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2006, p. 349-355.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Does the afrotropical army ant Dorylus (Anomma) molestus go extinct in fragmented forests? / Schöning, Caspar; Kinuthia, Wanja; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of East Africa Natural History, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2006, p. 163-179.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    High recombination frequency creates genotypic diversity in colonies of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior. / Sirviö, A.; Gadau, J.; Rueppell, O.; Lamatsch, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pamilo, P.; Page Jr., R. E.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 19, No. 5, 2006, p. 1475-1485.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Conflict and cooperation between fungi and termites in Macrotermes natalensis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur Kornelis.

    2006. Abstract from The IUSSI 2006 Congress, Washington DC, United States.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Presumptive horizontal symbiont transmission in the fungus-growing termite Macrotermes natalensis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur Kornelis.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 15, No. 11, 2006, p. 3131-3138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. 2007
  9. Published

    Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa. / Aanen, Duur K; Ros, Vera I D; de Fine Licht, Henrik H; Mitchell, Jannette; de Beer, Z Wilhelm; Slippers, Bernard; Rouland-Lefèvre, Corinne; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 7, 2007, p. 115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Kin selection versus sexual selection: why the ends do not meet. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 17, No. 16, 2007, p. R673-83.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Sex allocation in the polydomous leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex balzani. / Ichinose, Katsuya; Forti, Luis C.; Pretto, Denis R,; Nachman, Gøsta Støger; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Ecological Research, Vol. 22, 2007, p. 288-295.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    A molecular phylogeny of Dorylus army ants provides evidence for multiple evolutionary transitions in foraging niche. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schöning, Caspar; Vilhelmsen, Lars; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 7, 2007, p. 56.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Specificity in chemical profiles of workers, brood and mutualistic fungi in Atta, Acromyrmex, and Sericomyrmex fungus-growing ants. / Richard, Freddie-Jeanne; Poulsen, Michael; Drijfhout, Falko; Jones, Graeme; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 33, No. 12, 2007, p. 2281-2292.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. Published

    The origin of the chemical profiles of fungal symbionts and their significance for nestmate recognition in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Richard, Freddie-Jeanne; Poulsen, Michael; Hefetz, Abraham; Errard, Christine; Nash, David; Boomsma, Jacobus.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 61, No. 11, 2007, p. 1637-1649.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  15. Published

    Asymmetric interaction specificity between two sympatric termites and their fungal symbionts : -. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2007, p. 76-81.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Fungal enzymes in the attine ant symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2007. Abstract from Biology of Social Insects, Tartu, Estonia.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Has substrate-dependent co-evolution of enzyme function occured in the attine ant-fungus symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2007. Abstract from Population and Evolutionary Biology of Fungal Symbionts, Ascona, Switzerland.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  18. 2008
  19. Published

    The evolution of invasiveness in garden ants. / Cremer, Sylvia; Ugelvig, Line Vej; Drijfhout, Falko P; Schlick-Steiner, Birgit C; Steiner, Florian M; Seifert, Bernhard; Hughes, David Peter; Schulz, Andreas; Petersen, Klaus S; Konrad, Heino; Stauffer, Christian; Kiran, Kadri; Espadaler, Xavier; d'Ettorre, Patrizia; Aktaç, Nihat; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Jones, Graeme R; Nash, David Richard; Pedersen, Jes Søe; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 3, No. 12, 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  20. Published

    Seminal fluid enhances sperm viability in the leafcutter ant Atta colombica. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 62, No. 12, 2008, p. 1843-1849.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Sex allocation in fungus-growing ants: worker or queen control without symbiont-induced female bias. / Dijkstra, Michiel B.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Oikos, Vol. 117, No. 12, 2008, p. 1892-1906.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    Subordinate wasps are more aggressive in colonies with low reproductive skew. / Fanelli, D.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Turillazzi, S.

    In: Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2008, p. 879-886.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. / Hughes, D P; Kronauer, D J C; Boomsma, J J.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 18, No. 7, 2008, p. R294-5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  24. Published

    Social insect symbionts: evolution in homeostatic fortresses. / Hughes, David P; Pierce, Naomi E; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Vol. 23, No. 12, 2008, p. 672-677.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  25. Published

    Antimicrobial defense shows an abrupt evolutionary transition in the fungus-growing ants. / Hughes, William O H; Pagliarini, Roberta; Madsen, Henning Bang; Dijkstra, Michiel B; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2008, p. 1252-7.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    Genetic royal cheats in leaf-cutting ant societies. / Hughes, William O H; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 105, No. 13, 2008, p. 5150-3.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. Published

    A mosaic of chemical coevolution in a large blue butterfly. / Nash, David R; Als, Thomas D; Maile, Roland; Jones, Graeme R; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 319, No. 5859, 2008, p. 88-90.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  28. Published

    Communication between hosts and social parasites. / Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    Sociobiology of communication: an interdisciplinary perspective. ed. / Patrizia d'Ettorre; David P. Hughes. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2008. p. 55-79.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  29. Published

    Towards a molecular understanding of symbiont function: identification of a fungal gene for the degradation of xylan in the fungus gardens of leaf-cutting ants. / Schiøtt, Morten; De Fine Licht, Henrik H; Lange, Lene; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: BMC Microbiology, Vol. 8, 2008, p. 40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    The introduction history of invasive garden ants in Europe : integrating genetic, chemical and behavioural approaches. / Ugelvig, Line; Drijfhout, Falko; Kronauer, Daniel; Boomsma, Jacobus; Pedersen, Jes; Cremer, Sylvia.

    In: BMC Biology, Vol. 6, 11, 2008, p. 1-14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Co-evolution of enzyme function in the attine ant-fungus symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2008. Poster session presented at 9th European Conference on Fungal Genetics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Evolution of Fungal enzymes in the attine ant symbiosis. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2008. Abstract from XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  33. 2009
  34. Published

    High Symbiont Relatedness Stabilizes Mutualistic Cooperation in Fungus-Growing Termites. / Aanen, Duur K; de Fine Licht, Henrik H; Debets, Alfons J M; Kerstes, Niels A G; Hoekstra, Rolf F; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Science, Vol. 326, No. 5956, 2009, p. 1103-6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  35. Published

    The life of a dead ant -the expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Gerritsma, Sylvia; Yusah, Kalsum M.; Mayntz, David; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Billen, Johan; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: American Naturalist, Vol. 174, No. 3, 2009, p. 424-433.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  36. Published

    Sperm length evolution in the fungus-growing ants. / Baer, B.; Dijkstra, M. B.; Mueller, U. G.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2009, p. 38-45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Published

    Fungus gardens of the leafcutter ant Atta colombica function as egg nurseries for the snake Leptodeira annulata. / Baer, Boris; Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Kronauer, Daniel; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2009, p. 289-291.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 364, No. 1533, 2009, p. 3191-207.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. Published

    Rethinking crop-disease management in fungus-growing ants. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America, Vol. 106, No. 42, 2009, p. 17611-2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  40. Published

    STRICT LIFE-TIME MONOGAMY AS UNIVERSAL CONDITION FOR TRANSITIONS TOWARDS EUSOCIALITY. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  41. Published

    The evolution of social insect mating systems. / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    Organization of Insect Societies: From Genome to Sociocomplexity. ed. / Jürgen Gadau; Jennifer Fewell. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2009. p. 3-25.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  42. Published

    Honey bee males and queens use glandular secretions to enhance sperm viability before and after storage. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Baer, Boris.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 55, No. 6, 2009, p. 538-543.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  43. Published

    Prudent sperm use by leaf-cutter ant queens. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Baer, Boris; Dreier, Stéphanie Agnès Jeanine; Aron, Serge; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1675, 2009, p. 3945-3953.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. Published

    Reduced biological control and enhanced chemical pest management in the evolution of fungus farming in ants. / Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Zimmerman, Jess K; Nash, David R; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Wcislo, William T.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 276, No. 1665, 2009, p. 2263-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  45. Published

    Pandora infections in Formica ants. / Hughes, David P.; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Jensen, Annette Bruun.

    2009. Abstract from Annual Meeting of the SIP, Park City , Utah, .

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  46. Published

    Novel fungal disease in complex leaf-cutting ant societies. / Hughes, David Peter; Evans, Harry C.; Hywel-Jones, Nigel; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2009, p. 214-220.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Published

    Caste-specific symbiont policing by workers of Acromyrmex fungus-growing ants. / Ivens, Aniek B.F.; Nash, David R.; Poulsen, Michael; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Behavioral Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2009, p. 378-384.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. Published

    Graveyards on the Move: The Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Dead Ophiocordyceps-Infected Ants. / Pontoppidan, Maj-Britt; Himaman, Winanda; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David Peter.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4835.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  49. Published

    Ephemeral windows of opportunity for horizontal transmission of fungal symbionts in leaf-cutting ants. / Poulsen, Michael; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Currie, Cameron R.; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 63, No. 9, 2009, p. 2235-2247.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Genetic differentiation between the ant Myrmica rubra and its microgynous social parasite. / Vepsäläinen, K.; Ebsen, J. R.; Savolainen, R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2009, p. 425-437.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  51. Published

    Effect of temperature on virulence of fungal pathogens in honey bees. Prevention of honeybee COlony LOSSes. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Poster session presented at COLOSS Conference, Montpellier, France.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  52. Published

    Environmental effects on fungal infections in honeybee larvae Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    2009. Abstract from Nordic-Baltic Bee Research Symposium, København, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearch

  53. Published

    From so simple a beginning: Enzymatic innovation in fungus-growing ants involved a transition from individual symbiont selection to colony-level selection. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2009. Abstract from 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  54. Published

    Ant Queen Egg-Marking Signals: Matching Deceptive Laboratory Simplicity with Natural Complexity. / van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Heinze, Jürgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2009, p. e4718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  55. 2010
  56. Published

    The life of a dead ant - expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Gerritsma, S.; Yusah, K.M.; Mayntz, D.; Hywel-Jones, N.L.; Billen, J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, D.P.

    2010. Poster session presented at 12th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), Turin, Italy.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  57. Published

    Diploid male production in a leaf-cutting ant. / Armitage, S.; Boomsma, J.; Baer, Boris.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010, p. 175-182.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  58. Published

    The effects of age and social interactions on innate immunity in a leaf-cutting ant. / Armitage, S.A.O.; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Journal of Insect Physiology, Vol. 56, No. 7, 2010, p. 780-787.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  59. Published

    Rossiter H. Crozier (1943-2009). / Boomsma, J.J.; Pamilo, P.

    In: Science, Vol. 327, No. 5961, 2010, p. 45.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  60. Published

    EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS IN ENZYME ACTIVITY OF ANT FUNGUS GARDENS. / De Fine Licht, Henrik H; Schiøtt, Morten; Mueller, Ulrich G; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 64, No. 7, 2010, p. 2055-2069.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  61. Published

    Seminal fluid mediates ejaculate competition in social insects. / Den Boer, Susanne Petronella A; Baer, Boris; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Science, Vol. 327, No. 5972, 2010, p. 1506-1509.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  62. Published

    Workers of Acromyrmex echinatior leafcutter ants police worker-laid eggs, but not reproductive workers. / Dijkstra, Michiel B.; van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Dirchsen, Maria; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Animal Behaviour, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2010, p. 487-495.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  63. Published

    Caste-specific expression of genetic variation in the size of antibiotic-producing glands of leaf-cutting ants. / Hughes, W O H; Bot, A N M; Boomsma, J J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 277, No. 1681, 2010, p. 609-15.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  64. Published

    Colony fusion and worker reproduction after queen loss in army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; Schöning, Caspar; d'Ettorre, Patrizia; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences, Vol. 277, No. 1682, 2010, p. 755-63.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  65. Published

    Forage collection, substrate preparation, and diet composition in fungus-growing ants. / Licht, H.H.D.; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2010, p. 259-269.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  66. Published

    Large-Scale Evolutionary Patterns of Host Plant Associations in the Lepidoptera. / Menken, S.B.J.; Boomsma, J.J.; van Nieukerken, E.J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2010, p. 1098-1119.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  67. Published

    Leaf-cutting ant fungi produce cell wall degrading pectinase complexes reminiscent of phytopathogenic fungi. / Schiøtt, Morten; Rogowska-Wrzesinska, Adelina; Roepstorff, Peter; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: B M C Biology, Vol. 8, 01.01.2010, p. 156.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  68. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Nygaard, Sanne; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Poster session presented at 16th Congress of international union for the study of social insects , Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  69. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Poster session presented at 2010 Symposium of The Danish Microbiological Society, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

  70. Published

    Laccase gene expression as a possible key adaptation for herbivorous niche expansion in the attine fungus-growing ants. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Schiøtt, Morten; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2010. Abstract from Annual Winter Meeting of the NW European Section of the IUSSI, London, United Kingdom.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  71. Published

    Blending of heritable recognition cues among ant nestmates creates distinct colony gestalt odours but prevents within-colony nepotism. / van Zweden, Jelle Stijn; Brask, Josefine B. ; Christensen, Jan H.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 23, No. 7, 2010, p. 1498-1508.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  72. 2011
  73. Published

    Immune defense in leaf-cutting ants : a cross-fostering approach. / Armitage, Sophie A O; Broch, Jens F; Marín, Hermogenes Fernández; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 65, No. 6, 2011, p. 1791-9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  74. Published

    Evolutionary biology : Farming writ small. / Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Nature, Vol. 469, No. 7330, 2011, p. 308-309.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  75. Published

    Only full-sibling families evolved eusociality. / Boomsma, Jacobus J; Beekman, Madeleine; Cornwallis, Charlie K; Griffin, Ashleigh S; Holman, Luke; Hughes, William O H; Keller, Laurent; Oldroyd, Benjamin P; Ratnieks, Francis L W.

    In: Nature, Vol. 471, No. 7339, 2011, p. E4-5; author reply E9-10.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  76. Published

    Random sperm use and genetic effects on worker caste fate in Atta colombica leaf-cutting ants. / Holman, Luke; Stürup, Marlene; Trontti, Kalevi; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 23, 2011, p. 5092-5102.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  77. Published

    Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection. / Hughes, David P; Andersen, Sandra B; Hywel-Jones, Nigel L; Himaman, Winanda; Billen, Johan; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: B M C Ecology, Vol. 11, No. 13, 2011, p. 13.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  78. Published

    Characterisation and cross-amplification of polymorphic microsatellite loci in ant-associated root-aphids. / Ivens, A.B.F.; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Boomsma, J.J.

    In: Conservation Genetics Resources, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011, p. 73-77.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  79. Published

    Rapid shifts in Atta cephalotes fungus-garden enzyme activity after a change in fungal substrate (Attini, Formicidae). / Kooij, P W; Schiøtt, M; Boomsma, J J; De Fine Licht, H H.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2011, p. 145-151.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  80. Published

    Nine novel microsatellite markers for the army ant Simopelta pergandei (subfamily Ponerinae). / Kronauer, D.J.C.; Boomsma, J.J.; Pierce, N.E.

    In: Conservation Genetics Resources, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2011, p. 61-63.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  81. Published

    Strict monandry in the ponerine army ant genus Simopelta suggests that colony size and complexity drive mating system evolution in social insects. / Kronauer, Daniel J C; O'Donnell, Sean; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Pierce, Naomi E.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2011, p. 420-8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  82. Published

    Hybridization in East African swarm-raiding army ants. / Kronauer, Daniel Jc; Peters, Marcell K; Schöning, Caspar; Boomsma, Jacobus J.

    In: Frontiers in Zoology, Vol. 8, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  83. Published

    The dynamics of plant cell-wall polysaccharide decomposition in leaf-cutting ant fungus gardens. / Moller, Isabel Eva; de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Harholt, Jesper; Willats, William George Tycho; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: P L o S One, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  84. Published

    Survival and growth of parasitic Maculinea alcon caterpillars (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) in laboratory nests of three Myrmica ant species. / Nash, David Richard; Als, Thomas Damm; Boomsma, J. J.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2011, p. 391-401.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  85. Published

    Farming termites determine the genetic population structure of Termitomyces fungal symbionts. / Nobre, Tânia; Fernandes, Cecília; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Korb, Judith; Aanen, Duur K.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 9, 2011, p. 2023-2033.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  86. Published

    The genome of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming. / Nygaard, Sanne; Zhang, Guojie; Schiøtt, Morten; Li, Cai; Wurm, Yannick; Hu, Haofu; Zhou, Jiajian; Ji, Lu; Qiu, Feng; Rasmussen, Morten; Pan, Hailin; Hauser, Frank; Krogh, Anders; Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelis (Cok); Wang, Jun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Genome Research, Vol. 21, No. 8, 2011, p. 1339-1348.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  87. Published

    No benefit in diversity? The effect of genetic variation on survival and disease resistance in a polygynous social insect. / Schmidt, Anna Mosegaard; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2011, p. 751–759.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  88. Published

    Queen-worker caste ratio depends on colony size in the pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis). / Schmidt, Anna Mosegaard; Linksvayer, Timothy Arnold; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Pedersen, Jes Søe.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2011, p. 139–144.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  89. Published

    Evolutionary patterns of proteinase activity in attine ant fungus gardens. / Semenova, Tatyana; Hughes, David Peter; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Schiøtt, Morten.

    In: B M C Microbiology, Vol. 12, 2011, p. 1-11.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  90. Published

    Variation in male body size and reproductive allocation in the leafcutter ant Atta colombica : estimating variance components and possible trade-offs. / Stürup, M.; den Boer, S. P. A.; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, J. J.; Baer, B.

    In: Insectes Sociaux, Vol. 58, No. 1, 2011, p. 47-55.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  91. Published

    Reconstructing eight decades of genetic variation in an isolated Danish population of the large blue butterfly Maculinea arion. / Ugelvig, Line V; Nielsen, Per S; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Nash, David Richard.

    In: B M C Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 11, 2011, p. 201.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  92. Published

    Mating, hybridisation and introgression in Lasius ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). / Van der Have, Tom; Pedersen, Jes Søe; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Myrmecological News, Vol. 15, 2011, p. 109–115.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  93. Published

    Genetic variation in virulence among chalkbrood strains infecting honeybees. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Markussen, Bo; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: P L o S One, Vol. 6, No. 9, 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  94. Published

    Temperature dependent virulence of obligate and facultative fungal pathogens of honeybee brood. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Jensen, Annette Bruun; James, R.R.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen.

    In: Veterinary Microbiology, Vol. 149, No. 1-2, 2011, p. 200-205.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  95. Published

    The genome of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta. / Wurm, Yannick; Wang, John; Riba-Grognuz, Oksana; Corona, Miguel; Nygaard, Sanne; Hunt, Brendan G; Ingram, Krista K; Falquet, Laurent; Nipitwattanaphon, Mingkwan; Gotzek, Dietrich; Dijkstra, Michiel B; Oettler, Jan; Comtesse, Fabien; Shih, Cheng-Jen; Wu, Wen-Jer; Yang, Chin-Cheng; Thomas, Jerome; Beaudoing, Emmanuel; Pradervand, Sylvain; Flegel, Volker; Cook, Erin D; Fabbretti, Roberto; Stockinger, Heinz; Long, Li; Farmerie, William G; Oakey, Jane; Boomsma, Jacobus J; Pamilo, Pekka; Yi, Soojin V; Heinze, Jürgen; Goodisman, Michael A D; Farinelli, Laurent; Harshman, Keith; Hulo, Nicolas; Cerutti, Lorenzo; Xenarios, Ioannis; Shoemaker, Dewayne; Keller, Laurent.

    In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 108, No. 14, 2011, p. 5679-84.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  96. Published

    Variation in fungal enzyme spectra may affect mutualistic division of labour between ants and fungus gardens. / de Fine Licht, Henrik Hjarvard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    2011. Poster session presented at 13th congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Tuebingen, Germany.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearch

  97. 2012
  98. Published

    Disease dynamics in a specialized parasite of ant societies. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Ferrari, Matthew; Evans, Harry C.; Elliot, Simon L.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Hughes, David P.

    In: PLOS ONE, Vol. 7, No. 5, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  99. Published

    Dynamic Wolbachia prevalence in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants : potential for a nutritional symbiosis. / Andersen, Sandra Breum; Boye, Mads; Nash, David Richard; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 25, No. 7, 2012, p. 1340-1350.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  100. Published

    An evaluation of the possible adaptive function of fungal brood covering by attine ants. / Armitage, Sophie Alice Octavia; Fernández-Marín, Hermógenes; Wcislo, William T.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Evolution, Vol. 66, No. 6, 2012, p. 1966-1975.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  101. Published

    Old soldiers never die .... / Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Nygaard, Sanne.

    In: Genome Biology, Vol. 13, No. 2, 144, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  102. Published

    Reproduction and dispersal in an ant-associated root aphid community. / Ivens, A.B.F.; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Pen, I.; Weissing, F.J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 21, No. 17, 2012, p. 4257-4269.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  103. Published

    Ants farm subterranean aphids mostly in single clone groups : an example of prudent husbandry for carbohydrates and proteins? / Ivens, Aniek B.F.; Kronauer, Daniel Jan Christoph; Pen, Ido; Weissing, Franz J.; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: B M C Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 12, No. 106, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  104. Published

    Wingless virgin queens assume helper roles in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. / Nehring, Volker; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; D'Ettorre, Patrizia.

    In: Current Biology, Vol. 22, No. 17, 2012, p. R671-R673.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

  105. Published

    Dispersal and gene flow in the rare, parasitic Large Blue butterfly Maculinea arion. / Ugelvig, Line Vej; Andersen, Anne; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Nash, David Richard.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 21, No. 13, 2012, p. 3224-3236.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  106. Published

    Virulence of mixed fungal infections in honey bee brood. / Vojvodic, Svjetlana; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan; Eilenberg, Jørgen; Jensen, Annette Bruun.

    In: Frontiers in Zoology, Vol. 9, No. 5, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  107. Published

    Regulation and specificity of antifungal metapleural gland secretion in leaf-cutting ants. / Yek, Sze Huei; Nash, David Richard; Jensen, Annette Bruun; Boomsma, Jacobus Jan.

    In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 279, No. 1745, 2012, p. 4215-4222.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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