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Journal Articles

Submitted/In Review/Revision:

  • Matos-Maravi, P. Clouse, R. M., Sarnat, E. M., Economo, E. P., LaPolla, J. S., Borovanska, M., Rabeling, C., Czekanski-Moir, J., Latumahina, F., Wilson, E. O., Janda, M. (In Review) An ant genus-group (Prenolepis) illuminates the drivers of insect diversification in the Indo-Pacific. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution.
  • Friedman, N., Harmáčková, L., Economo, E.P, Remeš, V. (In Revision) Smaller beaks for colder winters: Beak size of Australasian songbirds evolves in response to thermoregulatory challenges, not diet. Evolution.
  • Choo, J., Carasco, C., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Simpson, B.B., Economo, E.P. (In Minor Revision) Differential distance and density-dependent impacts over the life history of two Amazonian palms. Annals of Botany.
  • Liu, C., Dudley, K., Xu, Z., Economo, E.P. (In Revision) Interactions of environmental gradients and spatial connectivity in shaping ant diversity patterns in a complex mountainous landscape. Ecography.

Published/In Press/Accepted:

  • Hita Garcia, F., Fischer, G., Liu, C., Audisio, T.L., Alpert, G.D., Fisher, B.L., Economo, E.P. (In Press). X-ray microtomography for ant taxonomy: an evaluation and case study of two new Terataner (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) species from Madagascar. PLoS ONE.
  • Guénard, B., Weiser, M., Gomez, K., Narula, N., Economo, E.P. (In Press) The Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics (GABI) database: a synthesis of ant species geographic distributions. Myrmecological News.
  • Economo, E.P., Janda, M., Guénard, B., Sarnat, E.M. (In Press) Assembling a species-area curve through colonization, speciation, and human-mediated introduction. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12884
  • Lasky, J., Keitt, T.H., Weeks, B., Economo, E.P. (2016) A hierarchical model of whole-assemblage island biogeography. Ecography 39: 001-009. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02303.
  • Jaitrong, W., Guénard, B., Economo, E.P., Buddhakala, N., Yamane, S. (2016) A Checklist of Known Ant Species of Laos (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Asian Myrmecology 8: 1-32. DOI: 10.20362/am.008019.
  • Fischer, G., Sarnat, E.M., Economo, E.P. (2016) Revision and microtomography of the Pheidole knowlesi group, an endemic ant radiation from Fiji (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae). PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158544.
  • Sarnat, E.M., Fischer, G., Economo, E.P. (2016) Inordinate spinescence: taxonomic revision and microtomography of the Pheidole cervicornis group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). PLoS ONE 11(7): e0156709.
  • Wepfer, P., Guénard, B., Economo, E.P. (2016) Influences of climate and historical land connectivity on ant beta diversity in East Asia. Journal of Biogeography 43: 2311–2321. doi:10.1111/jbi.1276
  • Liu, C., Guénard, B., Economo, E.P. (2016) Reorganization of taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic ant biodiversity patterns after conversion to rubber plantation. Ecological Monographs 86: 215-227.
  • Sukumaran, J., Economo, E. P., Knowles, L.L. (2016) Machine learning biogeographic processes from biotic pattern: a trait-driven dispersal and diversification model with model-choice by simulation-trained discriminant analysis of Principal Components Classification. Systematic Biology 65(3): 525-545.
  • Economo, E.P., Hong, L., Page, S.E. (2016) Social Structure, Endogenous Diversity, and Collective Accuracy. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 125: 212-231.
  • Janicki, J., Narula, N., Ziegler, M., Guénard, B. Economo, E.P. (2016) Visualizing and interacting with large-volume biodiversity data using client-server web mapping applications: The design and implementation of antmaps.org. Ecological Informatics 32: 185-193.
  • Bharti, H., Guénard, B., Bharti, M., Economo, E.P. (2016) An updated checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of India with their specific distributions in Indian states. ZooKeys 551:1-83.
  • Sarnat, E.M., Fischer, G., Guénard, B., Economo, E.P. (2015) Introduced Pheidole of the world: taxonomy, distribution, and biology. ZooKeys, 543: 1-109.
  • Guénard, B., Economo, E.P. (2015) Additions to the checklist of the ants of Peru. Zootaxa 440: 225-235.
  • Liu, C., Fischer, G., Economo, E.P. (2015) A rare ant on Samoa: first record of the cryptic subfamily Proceratiinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and description of a new Proceratium Roger species. Journal of Hymenoptera Research, 46:35-44.
  • Fischer, G., Azorsa, F., Hita Garcia, F., Mikheyev, A.S., Economo, E.P. (2015) Two new phragmotic ant species from Africa: morphology and next-generation sequencing solve a caste association problem in the genus Carebara Westwood. ZooKeys 525: 77-105. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.525.6057
  • Guénard, B., Perrichiot, V., Economo, E.P. (2015) Integration of global fossil and modern biodiversity data reveals dynamism and stasis in ant macroecological patterns. Journal of Biogeography 42: 2302–2312.
  • Economo, E.P., Sarnat, E.M., Janda, M., Clouse, R., Klimov, P., Fischer, G., Blanchard, B.D., Ramirez, L.N., Andersen, A., Berman, M., Guénard, B., Lucky, A., Rabeling, C., Wilson, E.O., Knowles, L.L. (2015) Breaking out of biogeographic modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in Indo-Pacific Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography 42: 2289-2301. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12592
  • Triantis*, K., Economo*, E.P., Guilhammon, F., Ricklefs, R. (2015)  Diversity regulation at the macro-scales: the case of Oceanic archipelagos. Global Ecology & Biogeography 24 (5): 594-605(*equally contributing first authors)
  • Liu, C., Hita Garcia, F., Economo, E.P. (2015) Aenictus yangi sp. n. – a new species of the A. ceylonicus species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dorylinae) from Yunnan, China. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 42: 33-45.
  • Liu, C., Hita Garcia, F., Yamane, S., Blanchard, B., Yang, D.R., Economo, E.P. (2015) New records of ant species from Yunnan, China. ZooKeys. 477: 17-78.
  • Hita Garcia, F., Sarnat, E.M., Economo, E.P. (2015) Revision of the ant genus Proceratium Roger (Hymenoptera, Proceratiinae) in Fiji. ZooKeys. 475: 97-112.
  • Economo, E.P., Klimov, P., Sarnat, E.M., Guenard, B., Weiser, M., Lecroq, B., Knowles, L.L. (2015) Global phylogenetic structure of the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole reveals the repeated evolution of macroecological patterns. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 282: 20141416.
  • Sarnat, E.M., Rabeling, C. Economo, E.P., Wilson, E.O. (2014) First record of a species from the New World Pheidole flavens-complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) introduced to the southwestern Pacific. Bioinvasions Records. 3:301-307
  • Clouse, R., Janda, M., Blanchard, B., Sharma, P., Andersen, A., Czekanski-Moir, J., Kruschelnycky, P., Rabeling, C., Economo, E.P., Sarnat, E.M., General, D., Alpert, G., Wheeler, W. (In Press) Molecular phylogeny of an Indo-Pacific carpenter ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Camponotus) reveals waves of dispersal and colonization from diverse sources. Cladistics.31(4): 424–437.
  • Tin, M.Y., Economo, E.P., Mikheyev, A.S. (2014) Sequencing degraded DNA from non-destructively sampled museum specimens for RAD-tagging and low-coverage shotgun phylogenetics. PLoS ONE 9(5): e96793.
  • Guenard, B., Benjamin Blanchard, Cong Liu, Da-Rong Yang, Evan P. Economo. (2013) Rediscovery of the rare ant genus Bannapone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae) and description of the worker caste. Zootaxa 3734 (3): 371-379.
  • Sarnat, E.M., Evan P. Economo. (2013) Pristomyrmex tsujii  sp. n. and P. mandibularis Mann (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). ZooKeys (340): 43-61.
  • Sarnat, E.M., Benjamin Blanchard, Benoit Guenard, John Fasi, Evan P. Economo. (2013) Checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Solomon Islands with new records from Makira Island. ZooKeys (257): 47-88.
  • Economo, E.P., & Eli M. Sarnat. (2012) Revisiting the ants of Melanesia and the taxon cycle: historical and human mediated invasions of a tropical archipelago. The American Naturalist 180 (1): E1-E16. (Presidential award from ASN for best paper of 2012 in Am. Nat.)
  • Economo, E.P. (2011) Biodiversity conservation in metacommunity networks: linking pattern and persistence. The American Naturalist. 177(6): E167-180. (highlighted by Faculty of 1000)
  • Leibold, M., Evan P. Economo, Pedro Peres-Neto. (2010) Metacommunity Phylogenetics: Separating the roles of environmental filters and historical biogeography. Ecology Letters. 13 (10): 1290-1299
  • Economo, E. P., & Timothy H. Keitt. (2010) Network isolation and local diversity in neutral metacommunities. Oikos. 119: 1355-1363.
  • Cowperthwaite, M., Evan P. Economo, William Harcombe, Eric Miller, Lauren A. Meyers. 2008. The Ascent of the Abundant: How mutational networks constrain evolution. PLoS Computational Biology. 4(7) e1000110.
  • Economo, E. P., & Timothy H. Keitt. (2008) Species diversity in neutral metacommunities: a network approach.  Ecology Letters. 11(1): 52-62. (highlighted by Faculty of 1000)
  • Enquist, B. J., Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Travis E. Huxman, and Evan P. Economo. (2007) Adaptive differences in plant physiology and ecosystem paradoxes: insights from metabolic scaling theory. Global Change Biology. 13: 591-609.
  • Economo, E.P., Andrew J. Kerkhoff, Brian J. Enquist. (2005) Allometric growth, life history invariants, and population energetics. Ecology Letters. 8: 353-360.
  • Enquist, B.J., Evan P. Economo, Travis E. Huxman, Andrew P. Allen, Danielle D. Ignace, James Gillooly. (2003) Scaling metabolism from organisms to ecosystems. Nature. 423: 639-642.