Introduction history and genetic diversity of the invasive ant Solenopsis geminata in the Galápagos Islands

Introduction history and genetic diversity of the invasive ant Solenopsis geminata in the... Biol Invasions https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1769-1 OR IGINAL PAPER Introduction history and genetic diversity of the invasive ant Solenopsis geminata in the Galapagos Islands . . Nina Wauters Wouter Dekoninck Denis Fournier Received: 29 December 2017 / Accepted: 26 May 2018 Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The Gala ´pagos Islands constitute one of in Gala ´pagos Islands and mainland Ecuador popula- the most pristine tropical systems on Earth. However, tions when compared to Costa Rican populations, and the complex and fragile equilibrium of native species that samples from Gala ´pagos Islands and mainland is threatened by invasive species, among which is one Ecuador (Guayaquil) clustered in a single group and of the most successful ants in the world, the tropical all share a single mtDNA haplotype. Approximate fire ant, Solenopsis geminata. We characterized the Bayesian Computation favoured a scenario assuming genetic structure and diversity of populations of S. that populations from Gala ´pagos Islands diverged geminata in the Galapagos Islands and unravelled the from mainland Ecuador. The city of Guyaquil, an archipelago colonization by combining Bayesian obligatory hub for tourism and trade, could act as a clustering methods and coalescent-based scenario bridgehead. testing. Using 12 microsatellite markers http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biological Invasions Springer Journals

Introduction history and genetic diversity of the invasive ant Solenopsis geminata in the Galápagos Islands

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
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Life Sciences; Ecology; Freshwater & Marine Ecology; Plant Sciences; Developmental Biology
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1387-3547
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1573-1464
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10.1007/s10530-018-1769-1
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Biol Invasions https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1769-1 OR IGINAL PAPER Introduction history and genetic diversity of the invasive ant Solenopsis geminata in the Galapagos Islands . . Nina Wauters Wouter Dekoninck Denis Fournier Received: 29 December 2017 / Accepted: 26 May 2018 Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract The Gala ´pagos Islands constitute one of in Gala ´pagos Islands and mainland Ecuador popula- the most pristine tropical systems on Earth. However, tions when compared to Costa Rican populations, and the complex and fragile equilibrium of native species that samples from Gala ´pagos Islands and mainland is threatened by invasive species, among which is one Ecuador (Guayaquil) clustered in a single group and of the most successful ants in the world, the tropical all share a single mtDNA haplotype. Approximate fire ant, Solenopsis geminata. We characterized the Bayesian Computation favoured a scenario assuming genetic structure and diversity of populations of S. that populations from Gala ´pagos Islands diverged geminata in the Galapagos Islands and unravelled the from mainland Ecuador. The city of Guyaquil, an archipelago colonization by combining Bayesian obligatory hub for tourism and trade, could act as a clustering methods and coalescent-based scenario bridgehead. testing. Using 12 microsatellite markers

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Biological InvasionsSpringer Journals

Published: May 30, 2018

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