Publications (full list)

KASTALLY C., DELLICOUR S., HARDY O. J., GILBERT M., MARDULYN P. 2021. Estimating migration of Gonioctena quinquepunctata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) inside a mountain range in a spatially explicit context. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 5: 8. [free access]

LUKICHEVA S., MARDULYN P. 2021. Whole genome sequencing reveals asymetric introgression between two sister species of cold-resistant leaf beetles. Molecular Ecology, 30: 4077-4089. [open access]

LUKICHEVA S., FLOT J.-F., MARDULYN P. 2021. Genome assembly of the cold-tolerant leaf beetle Gonioctena quinquepunctata, an important resource for studying its evolution and reproductive barriers between species. Genome Biology and Evolution, 13: evab134. [open access]

RENOZ F, FORAY V, AMBROISE J BAA-PUYOULET P, BEARZATTO B, MENDEZ GL, GROGORESCU AS, MAHILLON J, MARDULYN P, GALA J-L, CALEVRO F, HANCE T. 2021. At the Gate of Mutualism: Identification of Genomic Traits Predisposing to Insect-Bacterial Symbiosis in Pathogenic Strains of the Aphid Symbiont Serratia symbiotica. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 11: 660007 [open access]

VAN CAMPENHOUT C., DE MENDOCA R., ALEXIOU B., DE CLERCQ S., RACU M.-L., ROYER-CHARDON C., RUSUS S., VAN EYCKEN M., ARTESI M., DURKIN K., MARDULYN P., BOURS V., DECAESTECKER C., REMMELINK M., SALMON I., D’HAENE N. 2021. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) genome sequencing from post-mortem formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded lung tissues. Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 23: 1067-1077.

DEGUELDRE F., MARDULYN P., KUHN A., PINEL A., KARAMAN C., LEBAS C., SCHIFANI E., BRACKO G., WAGNER H. C., KIRAN K., BOROWIEC L., PASSERA L., ABRIL S., ESPADALER X., ARON S. 2021. Evolutionary history of inquiline social parasitism in Plagiolepis ants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 155: 107016

LEDENT A., GAUTHIER J., PEREIRA M., OVERSON R., LAENEN B., MARDULYN P., GRADSTEIN R., DE HAAN M., BALLINGS P., VAN DER BEETEN I., ZARTMAN C. E., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2020. What do tropical cryptogams reveal? Strong genetic structure in Amazonian bryophytes. New phytologist, 228: 640-650.

RANK N. E., MARDULYN P., HEIDL S., ROBERTS K. T., ZAVALA N., SMILEY J., DAHLHOFF E. P. 2020. Mitonuclear mismatch alters performance and reproductive success in naturally-introgressed populations of a montane leaf beetle. Evolution, 74: 1724-1740.

DIERCKXSENS N., MARDULYN P., SMITS G. 2019. Unravelling heteroplasmy patterns with NOVOPlasty. NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, 2: lqz011 [PDF]

KASTALLY C., TRASOLETTI M, MARDULYN P. 2019. Limited gene exchange between two sister species of leaf beetles within a hybrid zone in the Alps. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 32: 1406-1417. [PDF: see Publication request page]

D’HAIJERE T., MARDULYN P., DONG L., PLUNKETT G.M., SIMO-DROISSART M., DROISSART V., STEVART T. 2019. Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic synopsis of the angraecoid genus Ypsilopus (Orchidaceae, Vandeae). Taxon, 68: 455-470.

PEREIRA M.R., LEDENT A., MARDULYN P., ZARTMAN C.E., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2019. Maintenance of genetic and morphological identity in two sibling Syrrhopodon species (Calymperaceae, Bryopsida) despite extensive introgression. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 57: 395-403.

LEDENT A., DESAMORE A., LAENEN B., MARDULYN P., McDANIEL S. F., ZANATTA F., PATINO J., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2019. No borders during the post-glacial assembly of European bryophytes. Ecology Letters, 22: 973-986. [PDF: see Publication request page]

WILLOT Q., MARDULYN P., DEFRANCE M., GUEYDAN C., ARON S. 2018. Molecular chaperoning helps safeguarding mitochondrial integrity and motor functions in the Sahara silver ant Cataglyphis bombycina. Scientific Reports, 8: 9220.

LECOQ T., MICHEZ D., GERARD M., VEREECKEN N. J., DELANGRE J., RASMONT P., VRAY S., DUFRENE M., MARDULYN P., DELLICOUR S. 2018. Divergent geographic patterns of genetic diversity among wild bees: Conservation implications. Diversity and Distributions, 24: 1860-1868. [PDF: see Publication request page]

KASTALLY C., MARDULYN P. 2017. Widespread co-occurrence of two distantly-related mitochondrial genomes in individuals of the leaf beetle Gonioctena intermedia. Biology Letters, 13: 20170570. [PDF: see Publication request page]

QUINZIN M. C., NORMAND S., DELLICOUR S., SVENNING J.C., MARDULYN P. 2017. Glacial survival of trophically linked boreal species in northern Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284: 20162799. [PDF: see Publication request page]

DELLICOUR S., KASTALLY C., VARELA S., MICHEZ D., RASMONT P., MARDULYN P., LECOQ T. 2017. Ecological niche modelling and coalescent simulations to explore the recent geographical range history of five widespread bumblebee species in Europe. Journal of Biogeography, 44: 39-50 [PDF: see Publication request page]

DIERCKXSENS N., MARDULYN P., SMITS G. 2017. NOVOPlasty: De novo assembly of organelle genomes from whole genome data. Nucleic Acids Research, 45: e18 [PDF]

FOURDRILIS S., MARDULYN P., HARDY O.J., JORDAENS K., MARTINS A.M.F., BACKELJAU T. 2016. Mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity and its potential causes in the marine periwinkle Melarhaphe neritoides (Mollusca: Gastropoda). PeerJ, 4: 2549. [PDF]

DÉSAMORÉ A., PATIÑO J., MARDULYN P., MCDANIEL S.F., ZANATTA F., LAENEN B., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2016. High migration rates shape the postglacial history of amphi-Atlantic bryophytes. Molecular Ecology, 25: 5568-5584.

ARON S., MARDULYN P., LIENAUD L. 2016. Evolution of reproductive traits in Cataglyphis desert ants: mating frequency, queen number and thelytoky. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70: 1367-1379

BRANDERS V., MARDULYN P. 2016. Improving intraspecific allele networks inferred by maximum parsimony. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 90-95. [software download] [PDF]

DELLICOUR S., MICHEZ D., MARDULYN P. 2015. Comparative phylogeography of five bumblebees: impact of range fragmentation, range size and diet specialisation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 116: 926-939. [PDF]

DUMINIL J., MONA S., MARDULYN P., DOUMENGE C., WALMACQ F., DOUCET J., HARDY O.J. 2015. Late Pleistocene molecular dating of past population fragmentation and demographic changes in African rain forest tree species supports the forest refuge hypothesis. Journal of Biogeography, 42: 1443-1454.

PATIÑO J., CARINE M., MARDULYN P., DEVOS N., MATEO R.G., GONZÁLES-MANCEBO J.M., SHAW A.J., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2015. Approximate Bayesian computation reveals the crucial role of oceanic islands for the assembly of continental biodiversity. Systematic Biology, 64: 579-589. [PDF]

MAYER F., PIEL F. B., CASSEL-LUNDHAGEN A., KIRICHENKO N., GRUMIAU L., ØKLAND B., BERTHEAU C., GREGOIRE J.-C., MARDULYN P. 2015. Comparative multi-locus phylogeography of two Palaearctic spruce bark beetles: influence of contrasting ecological strategies on genetic variation. Molecular Ecology, 24:1292-1310. [PDF]

QUINZIN M. C., MAYER F., ELVINGER N., MARDULYN P. 2015. Theoretical expectations of the Isolation-Migration model of population evolution for inferring demographic parameters. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6: 610-620. [PDF]

DELLICOUR S., MICHEZ D., RASPLUS J.-Y., MARDULYN P. 2015. Impact of past climatic changes and resource availability on the population demography of three food-specialist bees. Molecular Ecology, 24: 1074-1090. [PDF]

DELLICOUR S., KASTALLY C., HARDY O. J., MARDULYN P. 2014. Comparing phylogeographic hypotheses by simulating DNA sequences under a spatially explicit model of coalescence. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31:3359-3372. [PDF] [software download]

FRASER C., BRAHY O., MARDULYN P., DOHET L., MAYER F., GREGOIRE J.C. 2014. Flying the nest: male dispersal and multiple paternity enables extrafamilial matings for the invasive bark beetle Dendroctonus micans. Heredity, 113:327-333. [PDF]

DELLICOUR S., FEARNLEY S., LOMBAL A., HEIDL S., DAHLHOFF E., RANK N. E., MARDULYN P. 2014. Inferring the past and present connectivity across the range of a North American leaf beetle: combining ecological-niche modeling and a geographically explicit model of coalescence. Evolution, 68:2371-2385. [PDF]

QUINZIN M. C., MARDULYN P. 2014. Multi-locus DNA sequence variation in a complex of four leaf beetle species with parapatric distributions: Mitochondrial and nuclear introgressions reveal recent hybridization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 78:14-24. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., THURIN N., PIOU V., GRUMIAU L., ARON S. 2014. Dispersal in the inquiline social parasite ant Plagiolepis xene. Insectes Sociaux, 61:197-202. [PDF: see Publication request page]

DELLICOUR S., MARDULYN P. 2014. SPADS 1.0: a toolbox to perform spatial analyses on DNA sequence datasets. Molecular Ecology Resources, 14:647-651. [PDF] [software download]

DELLICOUR S., MARDULYN P., HARDY O. J., HARDY C., ROBERTS S.P.M., VEREECKEN N. J. 2014. Inferring the mode of colonisation of the rapid range expansion of a solitary bee from multi-locus DNA sequence variation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27:116-132. [PDF]

DELLICOUR S., LECOCQ T., KUHLMANN M., MARDULYN P., MICHEZ D. 2014. Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, and host plant shifts in the bee genus Melitta (Hymenoptera: Anthophila). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 70:412-419. [PDF]

DUMINIL J., BROWN R.P., EWEDJE E.B.K., MARDULYN P., DOUCET J., HARDY O.H. 2013. Large-scale pattern of genetic differentiation within African rainforest trees: insights on the roles of ecological gradients and past climate changes on the evolution of Erythrophleum spp (Fabaceae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13:195.

MARDULYN P., GOFFREDO M., CONTE A., HENDRICKX G., MEISWINKEL R., BALENGHIEN T., SGHAIER S., LOHR Y., GILBERT M. 2013. Climate change and the spread of vector-borne diseases: using approximate Bayesian computation to compare invasion scenarios for the bluetongue virus vector Culicoides imicola in Italy. Molecular Ecology, 22:2456-2466. [PDF]

VEREECKEN N. J., WILSON C. A., HÖTLING S., SCHULZ S., BANKETOV S. A., MARDULYN P. 2012. Pre-adaptations and the evolution of pollination by sexual deception: Cope’s rule of specialization revisited. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279 :4786-4794. [PDF]

MARDULYN P. 2012. Trees and/or networks to display intraspecific DNA sequence variation? Molecular Ecology, 21:3385-3390. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., OTHMEZOURI N., MIKHAILOV Y.E., PASTEELS J.M. 2011. Conflicting mitochondrial and nuclear phylogeographic signals and evolution of host-plant shifts in the boreo-montane leaf beetle Chrysomela lapponica. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61:686-696. [PDF]

HUTSEMEKERS V., HARDY O.J., MARDULYN P., SHAW A.J., VANDERPOORTEN A. 2010. Macroecological patterns of genetic structure and diversity in the aquatic moss Platyhypnidium riparioides, New Phytologist 185, 852-864. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., MIKHAILOV Y.E., PASTEELS J.M. 2009. Testing phylogeographic hypotheses in a Euro-Siberian cold-adapted leaf beetle with coalescent simulations. Evolution , 63:2717-2729. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., CASSENS I., MILINKOVITCH M.C. 2009. A comparison of methods constructing evolutionary networks from intraspecific DNA sequences. Pages 104-120 in Population Genetics for Animal Conservation (eds G Bertorelle, MW Bruford, HC Hauffe, A Rizzoli, C Vernesi). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

SMEESTERS P.R., MARDULYN P., VERGISON A., LEPLAE R., VAN MELDEREN L. 2008. Genetic diversity of Group A Streptococcus M protein: Implications for typing and vaccine development, Vaccine , 26:5835-5842.

MARDULYN P., VAESEN A., MILINKOVITCH M.C. 2008. Controlling population evolution in the laboratory to evaluate methods of historical inference, PLoS ONE , 3(8): e2960. [PDF]

GATTO L., MARDULYN P., PASTEELS J.M. 2008. Morphological and mitochondrial DNA analyses indicate the presence of a hybrid zone between two species of leaf beetle (Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae) in Southern Spain, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 94:105-114. [PDF]

MACHKOUR M'RABET S., MARDULYN P., PASTEELS J.M. 2008. Genetic differentiation among European samples of the arctic-alpine leaf beetle, Chrysomela lapponica, Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata , 129:181-188

MARDULYN P. 2007. Trees Sifter 1.0: an approximate method to estimate the time to the most recent common ancestor of a sample of DNA sequences, Molecular Ecology Notes, 7:418-421. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., MILINKOVITCH M. C. 2005. Inferring contemporary levels of gene flow and demographic history in a local population of the leaf beetle Gonioctena olivacea from mitochondrial DNA sequence variation, Molecular Ecology, 14:1641-1653. [PDF]

CASSENS I., MARDULYN P., MILINKOVITCH M. C. 2005. Evaluating intraspecific "Network" construction methods using simulated sequence data: do existing algorithms outperform the global maximum parsimony approach?, Systematic Biology, 54:363-372. [PDF] [Appendix 1]

CAMERON, S., MARDULYN P. 2003. The major opsin gene is useful for inferring higher level phylogenetic relationships of the corbiculate bees, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 28:610-613. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., TERMONIA A., MILINKOVITCH M. C. 2003. Structure and evolution of the mitochondrial control region of leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): a hierarchical analysis of nucleotide sequence variation, Journal of Molecular Evolution, 56:38-45. [PDF] [Appendix 1] [Appendix 2] [Appendix 3]

WHITFIELD J. B., MARDULYN P., AUSTIN A. D., DOWTON M. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships among microgastrine braconid wasp genera based on data from the 16S, COI and 28S genes and morphology, Systematic Entomology, 27:337-359. [PDF]

MARDULYN P. 2001. Phylogeography of the Vosges mountains populations of Gonioctena pallida (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): a nested clade analysis of mitochondrial DNA haplotypes, Molecular Ecology, 10:1751-1763. [PDF]

CAMERON S. A., MARDULYN P. 2001. Multiple data sets suggest independent origins of highly eusocial behavior in bees (Hymenoptera: Apinae). Systematic Biology, 50(2):194-214. [PDF]

EECKHAUT I., MCHUGH D., MARDULYN P., TIEDEMANN R., MONTEYNE D., JANGOUX M., MILINKOVITCH M. C. 2000. Myzostomida: a Link between Trochozoans and Flatworms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 267:1383-1392. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., WHITFIELD J. B. 1999. Phylogenetic signal in the COI, 16S, and 28S genes for inferring relationships among genera of Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera; Braconidae): Evidence of a high diversification rate in this group of parasitoids. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 12(3):282-294. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., CAMERON S. A. 1999. The major opsin in Bees (Insecta: Hymenoptera): A promising nuclear gene for higher level phylogenetics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 12(2):168-176. [PDF]

MARDULYN P., MILINKOVITCH M. C., PASTEELS J. M. 1997. Phylogenetic analyses of DNA and allozyme data suggest that Gonioctena leaf beetles (Coleoptera; Chrysomelidae) experienced convergent evolution in their history of host-plant family shifts. Systematic Biology, 46(4):722-747

DOBLER S., MARDULYN P., PASTEELS J. M., ROWELL-RAHIER M. 1996. Host plants switches and the evolution of chemical defense and life history in the leaf beetle genus Oreina. Evolution, 50(6):2373-2386

KNOLL S., ROWELL-RAHIER M., MARDULYN P., PASTEELS J.M. 1996. Spatial genetic structure of leaf beetle species with special emphasis on alpine populations. Pages 379-388 in Biology of Chrysomelidae 3 (eds P.H.A. Jolivet and M. L. Cox). SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam.

MARDULYN P., PASTEELS J. M. 1994. Coding allozyme data using step matrices: defining new original states for the ancestral taxa. Systematic Biology, 43(4):567-572.

MARDULYN P., GODDEN B., ECHEZARRETA P. A., PENNINCKX M., GRUBER W., HERBAUTS J. 1993. Changes in humus microbiological activity induced by the substitution of the natural beech forest by Norway spruce in the Belgian Ardennes. Forest Ecology and Management, 59:15-27.