• Ancient origin and maternal inheritance of blue cuckoo eggs 

      Røskaft, Eivin; Møller, Anders P.; Liang, Wei; Sorenson, Michael D; Yang, Canchao; Takasu, Fugo; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Fossøy, Frode; Moksnes, Arne; Ekrem, Torbjørn; Rutila, Jarkko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Maternal inheritance via the female-specific W chromosome was long ago proposed as a potential solution to the evolutionary enigma of co-existing host-specific races (or ‘gentes’) in avian brood parasites. Here we report ...
    • Diversity, Loss, and Gain of Malaria Parasites in a Globally Invasive Bird 

      Marzal, Alfonso; Ricklefs, Robert E.; Valkiunas, Gediminas; Albayrak, Tamer; Arriero, Elena; Bonneaud, Camille; Czirjak, Gabor A.; Ewen, John; Hellgren, Olof; Horakova, Dita; Iezhova, Tatjana A.; Jensen, Henrik; Krizanauskiene, Asta; Lima, Marcos R.; de Lope, Florentino; Magnussen, Eydfinn; Martin, Lynn B.; Møller, Anders P.; Palinauskas, Vaidas; Pap, Peter L.; Perez-Tris, Javier; Sehgal, Ravinder N. M.; Soler, Manuel; Szöllösi, Eszter; Westerdahl, Helena; Zetindjiev, Pavel; Bensch, Staffan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Invasive species can displace natives, and thus identifying the traits that make aliens successful is crucial for predicting and preventing biodiversity loss. Pathogens may play an important role in the invasive process, ...