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1.

Evolution of ageing, costs of reproduction and the fecundity-longevity trade-off in eusocial insects.

Blacher P, Huggins TJ, Bourke AFG.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Jul 12;284(1858). pii: 20170380. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0380.

2.

MicroRNAs Associated with Caste Determination and Differentiation in a Primitively Eusocial Insect.

Collins DH, Mohorianu I, Beckers M, Moulton V, Dalmay T, Bourke AF.

Sci Rep. 2017 Mar 31;7:45674. doi: 10.1038/srep45674.

3.

Bumblebee family lineage survival is enhanced in high-quality landscapes.

Carvell C, Bourke AF, Dreier S, Freeman SN, Hulmes S, Jordan WC, Redhead JW, Sumner S, Wang J, Heard MS.

Nature. 2017 Mar 23;543(7646):547-549. doi: 10.1038/nature21709. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

PMID:
28297711
4.

Effects of habitat composition and landscape structure on worker foraging distances of five bumble bee species.

Redhead JW, Dreier S, Bourke AF, Heard MS, Jordan WC, Sumner S, Wang J, Carvell C.

Ecol Appl. 2016 Apr;26(3):726-39.

PMID:
27411246
5.

Gene expression differences in relation to age and social environment in queen and worker bumble bees.

Lockett GA, Almond EJ, Huggins TJ, Parker JD, Bourke AF.

Exp Gerontol. 2016 May;77:52-61. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.02.007. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

6.

Social Evolution: Uneasy Lies the Head.

Bourke AF.

Curr Biol. 2015 Nov 16;25(22):R1077-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.09.071.

7.

Sex investment ratios in eusocial Hymenoptera support inclusive fitness theory.

Bourke AF.

J Evol Biol. 2015 Nov;28(11):2106-11. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12710. Epub 2015 Aug 21.

8.

The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization.

Sadd BM, Barribeau SM, Bloch G, de Graaf DC, Dearden P, Elsik CG, Gadau J, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Hasselmann M, Lozier JD, Robertson HM, Smagghe G, Stolle E, Van Vaerenbergh M, Waterhouse RM, Bornberg-Bauer E, Klasberg S, Bennett AK, Câmara F, Guigó R, Hoff K, Mariotti M, Munoz-Torres M, Murphy T, Santesmasses D, Amdam GV, Beckers M, Beye M, Biewer M, Bitondi MM, Blaxter ML, Bourke AF, Brown MJ, Buechel SD, Cameron R, Cappelle K, Carolan JC, Christiaens O, Ciborowski KL, Clarke DF, Colgan TJ, Collins DH, Cridge AG, Dalmay T, Dreier S, du Plessis L, Duncan E, Erler S, Evans J, Falcon T, Flores K, Freitas FC, Fuchikawa T, Gempe T, Hartfelder K, Hauser F, Helbing S, Humann FC, Irvine F, Jermiin LS, Johnson CE, Johnson RM, Jones AK, Kadowaki T, Kidner JH, Koch V, Köhler A, Kraus FB, Lattorff HM, Leask M, Lockett GA, Mallon EB, Antonio DS, Marxer M, Meeus I, Moritz RF, Nair A, Näpflin K, Nissen I, Niu J, Nunes FM, Oakeshott JG, Osborne A, Otte M, Pinheiro DG, Rossié N, Rueppell O, Santos CG, Schmid-Hempel R, Schmitt BD, Schulte C, Simões ZL, Soares MP, Swevers L, Winnebeck EC, Wolschin F, Yu N, Zdobnov EM, Aqrawi PK, Blankenburg KP, Coyle M, Francisco L, Hernandez AG, Holder M, Hudson ME, Jackson L, Jayaseelan J, Joshi V, Kovar C, Lee SL, Mata R, Mathew T, Newsham IF, Ngo R, Okwuonu G, Pham C, Pu LL, Saada N, Santibanez J, Simmons D, Thornton R, Venkat A, Walden KK, Wu YQ, Debyser G, Devreese B, Asher C, Blommaert J, Chipman AD, Chittka L, Fouks B, Liu J, O'Neill MP, Sumner S, Puiu D, Qu J, Salzberg SL, Scherer SE, Muzny DM, Richards S, Robinson GE, Gibbs RA, Schmid-Hempel P, Worley KC.

Genome Biol. 2015 Apr 24;16:76. doi: 10.1186/s13059-015-0623-3.

9.

Habitat and forage associations of a naturally colonising insect pollinator, the tree bumblebee Bombus hypnorum.

Crowther LP, Hein PL, Bourke AF.

PLoS One. 2014 Sep 26;9(9):e107568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0107568. eCollection 2014.

10.

Colony size predicts division of labour in attine ants.

Ferguson-Gow H, Sumner S, Bourke AF, Jones KE.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Oct 22;281(1793). pii: 20141411. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1411.

11.

Fine-scale spatial genetic structure of common and declining bumble bees across an agricultural landscape.

Dreier S, Redhead JW, Warren IA, Bourke AF, Heard MS, Jordan WC, Sumner S, Wang J, Carvell C.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Jul;23(14):3384-95. doi: 10.1111/mec.12823. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

12.

Hamilton's rule and the causes of social evolution.

Bourke AF.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Mar 31;369(1642):20130362. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0362. Print 2014 May 19. Review.

13.

Queen control of a key life-history event in a eusocial insect.

Holland JG, Guidat FS, Bourke AF.

Biol Lett. 2013 May 1;9(3):20130056. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0056. Print 2013 Jun 23.

14.

Genetics: A social rearrangement.

Bourke AF, Mank JE.

Nature. 2013 Jan 31;493(7434):612-3. doi: 10.1038/nature11854. Epub 2013 Jan 16. No abstract available.

PMID:
23334422
15.

Reproductive conflict in bumblebees and the evolution of worker policing.

Zanette LR, Miller SD, Faria CM, Almond EJ, Huggins TJ, Jordan WC, Bourke AF.

Evolution. 2012 Dec;66(12):3765-77. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01709.x. Epub 2012 Jun 27.

PMID:
23206135
16.

The validity and value of inclusive fitness theory.

Bourke AF.

Proc Biol Sci. 2011 Nov 22;278(1723):3313-20. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1465. Epub 2011 Sep 14. Review.

17.

Bumble bee species' responses to a targeted conservation measure depend on landscape context and habitat quality.

Carvell C, Osborne JL, Bourke AF, Freeman SN, Pywell RF, Heard MS.

Ecol Appl. 2011 Jul;21(5):1760-71.

PMID:
21830716
18.

Conservation genetics, foraging distance and nest density of the scarce Great Yellow Bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus).

Charman TG, Sears J, Green RE, Bourke AF.

Mol Ecol. 2010 Jul;19(13):2661-74. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04697.x. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

PMID:
20561194
19.

The kin structure of sexual interactions.

Bourke AF.

Biol Lett. 2009 Oct 23;5(5):689-92. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0146. Epub 2009 May 14.

20.

Lifetime reproductive success and longevity of queens in an annual social insect.

Lopez-Vaamonde C, Raine NE, Koning JW, Brown RM, Pereboom JJ, Ings TC, Ramos-Rodriguez O, Jordan WC, Bourke AF.

J Evol Biol. 2009 May;22(5):983-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01706.x. Epub 2009 Feb 27.

21.

Social evolution: daily self-sacrifice by worker ants.

Bourke AF.

Curr Biol. 2008 Dec 9;18(23):R1100-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.10.016.

22.

Landscape context not patch size determines bumble-bee density on flower mixtures sown for agri-environment schemes.

Heard MS, Carvell C, Carreck NL, Rothery P, Osborne JL, Bourke AF.

Biol Lett. 2007 Dec 22;3(6):638-41.

23.

Social evolution: community policing in insects.

Bourke AF.

Curr Biol. 2007 Jul 3;17(13):R519-20.

24.

Differential gene expression in queen-worker caste determination in bumble-bees.

Pereboom JJ, Jordan WC, Sumner S, Hammond RL, Bourke AF.

Proc Biol Sci. 2005 Jun 7;272(1568):1145-52.

25.

Social parasitism by male-producing reproductive workers in a eusocial insect.

Lopez-Vaamonde C, Koning JW, Brown RM, Jordan WC, Bourke AF.

Nature. 2004 Jul 29;430(6999):557-60.

PMID:
15282605
26.

Male parentage does not vary with colony kin structure in a multiple-queen ant.

Hammond RL, Bruford MW, Bourke AF.

J Evol Biol. 2003 May;16(3):446-55.

27.

Genetic analysis of spatial foraging patterns and resource sharing in bumble bee pollinators.

Chapman RE, Wang J, Bourke AF.

Mol Ecol. 2003 Oct;12(10):2801-8.

PMID:
12969482
28.

Genetics of social behaviour in fire ants.

Bourke AF.

Trends Genet. 2002 May;18(5):221-3.

PMID:
12047935
29.

Mating frequency and mating system of the polygynous ant, Leptothorax acervorum.

Hammond RL, Bourke AF, Bruford MW.

Mol Ecol. 2001 Nov;10(11):2719-28.

PMID:
11883885
30.

Ant workers selfishly bias sex ratios by manipulating female development.

Hammond RL, Bruford MW, Bourke AF.

Proc Biol Sci. 2002 Jan 22;269(1487):173-8.

31.

Reproductive skew and split sex ratios in social Hymenoptera.

Bourke AF.

Evolution. 2001 Oct;55(10):2131-6.

PMID:
11761072
32.

Social insects and selfish genes.

Bourke AF.

Biologist (London). 2001 Oct;48(5):205-8. Review.

PMID:
11584133
33.

Kin-selected conflict in the bumble-bee Bombus terrestris (Hymenoptera: Apidae).

Bourke AF, Ratnieks FL.

Proc Biol Sci. 2001 Feb 22;268(1465):347-55.

34.

Queen-Worker Conflict over Sexual Production and Colony Maintenance in Perennial Social Insects.

Bourke AFG, Chan GL.

Am Nat. 1999 Oct;154(4):417-426. doi: 10.1086/303253.

PMID:
10523488
35.

Hymenopteran sex allocation.

Bourke AF.

Trends Ecol Evol. 1997 Dec;12(12):488-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
21238167
36.

Parentage, reproductive skew and queen turnover in a multiple-queen ant analysed with microsatellites.

Bourke AF, Green HA, Bruford MW.

Proc Biol Sci. 1997 Feb 22;264(1379):277-83.

37.

Split sex ratios in ants with multiple mating.

Bourke AF, Chan GL.

Trends Ecol Evol. 1994 Apr;9(4):120-2. doi: 10.1016/0169-5347(94)90174-0. No abstract available.

PMID:
21236793
38.

Cuckoos and parasitic ants: Interspecific brood parasitism as an evolutionary arms race.

Davies NB, Bourke AF, de L Brooke M.

Trends Ecol Evol. 1989 Sep;4(9):274-8. doi: 10.1016/0169-5347(89)90202-4.

PMID:
21227369
39.

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SEX-INVESTMENT RATIOS IN SLAVE-MAKING ANTS.

Bourke AFG.

Evolution. 1989 Jul;43(4):913-918. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1989.tb05190.x. No abstract available.

PMID:
28564188
40.

Propaganda substances in the cuckoo antLeptothorax kutteri and the slave-makerHarpagoxenus sublaevis.

Allies AB, Bourke AF, Franks NR.

J Chem Ecol. 1986 Jun;12(6):1285-93. doi: 10.1007/BF01012348.

PMID:
24307109

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