CENTRE PUBLICATIONS

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A revised hypothesis for South African sardine stock structure.

de Moor, C., van der Lingen, C.,  Teske, P. 2023. A revised hypothesis for South African sardine stock structure. University of Cape Town. Marine Resource Assessment and Management Group (MARAM)Report. Doi:10.25375/uct.24720768.v1

 


 

Syngnathid fishes: biology, ecology, physiology, conservation and innovative rearing techniques. 

Planas, M., Gristina, M., Palma, J., Qin, G., Rose, E., Roth, O., Teske, P.R. 2023. Editorial: Syngnathid fishes: biology, ecology, physiology, conservation and innovative rearing techniques. Frontiers in Marine Science 10:1309683. doi:10.3389/fmars.2023.1309683

 


 

Persistent effects of historical sea levels on the population structure of a temporary wetland copepod.

Emami-Khoyi, A., Jooste, C.M., Wasserman, R.J., Dalu, T., Raath-Krüger, M.J., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R. 2023. Persistent effects of historical sea levels on the population structure of a temporary wetland copepod. Freshwater Biology 68, pp 1442–1452.
Doi:10.1111/fwb.14139

 


 

A critically endangered estuarine limpet’s only two populations are genomically and morphologically distinct.

de Coito, P.M., Emami-Khoyi, A., Hedderson, T.A., Toonen, R.J., Teske, P.R., Branch, G.M. 2023. A critically endangered estuarine limpet’s only two populations are genomically and morphologically distinct. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 1–17. Doi:10.1002/aqc.3993

 


 

The complete mitochondrial genome of Octopus vulgaris.

Fee, G.N., Roura, A., Emami-Khoyi, A., Teske, P.R. 2023. The complete mitochondrial genome of Octopus vulgaris. Research Square. Doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-3239715/v1

 


 

Multiple introductions, polyploidy and mixed reproductive strategies are linked to genetic diversity and structure in the most widespread invasive plant across Southern Ocean archipelagos.

Mairal, M., García-Verdugo, C., Le Roux, J.J., Chau, J.H., van Vuuren, B.J., Hui, C., Münzbergová, Z., Chown, S.L., & Shaw, J.D. 2022. Multiple introductions, polyploidy and mixed reproductive strategies are linked to genetic diversity and structure in the most widespread invasive plant across Southern Ocean archipelagos. Molecular Ecology. Doi:10.1111/mec.16809

 


 

“Integrated Science to Inform Antarctic and Southern Ocean Conservation”: a new SCAR Scientific Research Programme.

Hughes, K.A., Santos, M., Caccavo, J.A., Chignell, S.M., Gardiner, N.B., Gilbert, N., Howkins, A., Van Vuuren, B.J., Lee, J.R., Liggett, D., Lowther, A., Lynch, H., Quesada, A., Shin, H.C., Soutullo, A., Terauds, A. 2022. ‘Ant-ICON – “Integrated Science to Inform Antarctic and Southern Ocean Conservation”: a new SCAR Scientific Research Programme’, Cambridge University Press, Antarctic Science, pp. 1–10. Doi:10.1017/S0954102022000402

 


 

Mitogenome selection in the evolution of key ecological strategies in the ancient hexapod class Collembola.

Monsanto, D.M., Main, D.C., Janion-Scheepers, C., Emami-Khoyi, A., Deharveng, L., Bedos, A., Potapov, M., Parbhu, S.P., Le Roux, J.J., Teske, P.R., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2022. Mitogenome selection in the evolution of key ecological strategies in the ancient hexapod class Collembola. Scientific Reports 12, 14810. Doi:10.1038/s41598-022-18407-1

 


 

Out of southern Africa: Origins and cryptic speciation in Chamaeleo, the most widespread chameleon genus.

Main, D.C., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Tilbury, C.R., Tolley, K.A. 2022. Out of southern Africa: Origins and cryptic speciation in Chamaeleo, the most widespread chameleon genus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 175. Doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2022.107578

 


 

 


 

Comparative phylogeography in a marine biodiversity hotspot provides novel insights into evolutionary processes across the Atlantic-Indian Ocean transition.

Dalongeville, A., Nielsen, E. S., Teske, P. R., & von der Heyden, S. 2022. Comparative phylogeography in a marine biodiversity hotspot provides novel insights into evolutionary processes across the Atlantic-Indian Ocean transition. Diversity and Distributions. Doi:10.1111/ddi.13534

 


 

Species limits and phylogeographic structure in two genera of solitary African mole-rats Georychus and Heliophobius.

Uhrová, M., Mikula, O., Bennett, N.C., Van Daele, P., Piálek, L., Bryja, J., Visser, J.H., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Šumbera, R. 2021.Species limits and phylogeographic structure in two genera of solitary African mole-rats Georychus and Heliophobius. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107337

 


 

Evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria) inferred from mitochondrial genomes.

Hassanin, A., Veron, G., Ropiquet, A., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Lécu, A., Goodman, S.M., et al. 2021. Evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria) inferred from mitochondrial genomes. PLoS ONE 16(2): e0240770. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0240770

 


 

A new non-invasive method for collecting DNA from small mammals in the field, and its application in simultaneous vector and disease monitoring in brushtail possums.

Emami-Khoyi1, A., Agnew, T., Adair, M., Murphy, E., Benmazouz, I., Monsanto, D.M., Parbhu, S., Main, D., Le Roux, R., Rao Golla, T., Schenelle, C., Alizadeh, H., Csanyi, S., Heltai, M., Van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R., Paterson, A., Ross, J. 2021. A new non-invasive method for collecting DNA from small mammals in the field, and its application in simultaneous vector and disease monitoring in brushtail possums. Frontiers in Environmental Science. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.701033

 


 

Transcriptomic Diversity in the Livers of South African Sardines Participating in the Annual Sardine Run.

Emami-Khoyi, A., Le Roux, R., Adair, M.G., Monsanto, D.M., Main, D.C., Parbhu, S.P., Schnelle, C.M., van der Lingen, C.D., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R. 2021 Transcriptomic Diversity in the Livers of South African Sardines Participating in the Annual Sardine Run. Genes 12, pp 368. Doi:10.3390/genes12030368

 


 

Human activity strongly influences genetic dynamics of the most widespread invasive plant in the sub-Antarctic.

Mairal, M., Chown, S.L., Shaw, J., Chala, D., Chau, J.H., Hui, C., Kalwij, J.M., Münzbergová, Z., van Vuuren, B.J. and Le Roux, J.J. 2021. Human activity strongly influences genetic dynamics of the most widespread invasive plant in the sub-Antarctic. Molecular Ecology. Doi:10.1111/mec.16045

 


 

De novo whole-genome assembly and resequencing resources for the roan (Hippotragus equinus), an iconic African antelope

Gonçalves, M., Siegismund, H.R., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Koepfli, K-P., Ferrand, N., Godinho, R. 2021. De novo whole-genome assembly and resequencing resources for the roan (Hippotragus equinus), an iconic African antelope. G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics 11. doi:10.1093/g3journal/jkab002

 


 

Dietary specialisation in a Critically Endangered pipefish revealed by faecal eDNA metabarcoding

Ntshudisane, O., Emami-Khoyi, A., Gouws, G., Weiss, S-E., James,N.C., Oliver, J-C., Tensen, L., Schnelle, C.M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Bodill, T., Cowley, P.D., Whitfield, A.K., Teske, P.R 2020. bioRxiv 01.05.425398. doi:10.1101/2021.01.05.425398

 


 

Environmental DNA Metabarcoding as a Means of Estimating Species Diversity in an Urban Aquatic Ecosystem.

Webster, H.J., Emami-Khoyi, A., van Dyk, J.C., Teske, P.R., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2020. Environmental DNA Metabarcoding as a Means of Estimating Species Diversity in an Urban Aquatic Ecosystem. Animals 10, pp 2064. Doi:10.3390/ani10112064

 


 

Evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria) inferred from mitochondrial genomes.

Hassanin, A., Véron, G., Ropiquet, A., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Lécu, A., Goodman, S.M., Haider, J., Nguyen, T.T. 2020. Evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria) inferred from mitochondrial genomes. PLOS ONE 16(3): e0249387. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0240770

 


 

An update on the indigenous vascular flora of sub-Antarctic Marion Island: taxonomic changes, sequences for DNA barcode loci, and genome size data.

Chau, J.H., Mtsi, N.I.S., Münbergová, Z., Greve, M., le Roux, P.C., Mairal, M., Le Roux, J.J., Dorrington, R.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2020 . An update on the indigenous vascular flora of sub-Antarctic Marion Island: taxonomic changes, sequences for DNA barcode loci, and genome size data. Polar Biology 43, pp 1817–1828. Doi:10.1007/s00300-020-02747-7

 


 

Genomic divergence and differential gene expression between crustacean ecotypes across a marine thermal gradient.

Emami-Khoyi, A., Knapp, I.S., Monsanto, D.M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Toonen, R.J., Peter R. Teske, P.R. 2020. Genomic divergence and differential gene expression between crustacean ecotypes across a marine thermal gradient. Marine Genomics 58. doi:0.1016/j.margen.2021.100847

 


 

Bad science cannot be used as a basis of constructive dialogue: Response to Prof Nicoli Nattrass commentary.

Mzilikazi, N., le Roux, A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2020. Bad science cannot be used as a basis of constructive dialogue: Response to Prof Nicoli Nattrass commentary.South African Journal of Science 116 (special issue), Art. #8583. Doi:10.17159/sajs.2020/8583

 


 

Oral Microbiome Metabarcoding in Two Invasive Small Mammals from New Zealand.

Emami-Khoyi, A., Benmazouz, I., Paterson, A.M., Ross, J.G., Murphy, E.C., Bothwell, J., Alizadeh, H., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R. 2020. Oral Microbiome Metabarcoding in Two Invasive Small Mammals from New Zealand. Diversity 12, pp 278. Doi:10.3390/d12070278

 


 

COVID-19 and the academe in South Africa: Not business as usual.

Hedding, D.W., Michelle, M., Breetzke, G.D., Nel, W., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2020.COVID-19 and the academe in South Africa: Not business as usual. South African Journal of Science, 116, pp 1-3. doi:10.17159/sajs.2020/8298

 


 

Spatial genetic structure in the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) across the Namaqualand and western Fynbos areas of South Africa — a mitochondrial and microsatellite perspective.

Visser, J.H., Robinson, T.J., Jansen van Vuuren. B.2020. Spatial genetic structure in the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) across the Namaqualand and western Fynbos areas of South Africa — a mitochondrial and microsatellite perspective. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 98(8), pp 557-571. Doi:10.1139/cjz-2019-0154

 


 

De Novo Transcriptome Assembly and Annotation of Liver and Brain Tissues of Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand: Transcriptome Diversity after Decades of Population Control.

Emami-Khoyi, A., Parbhu, S.P., Ross, J.G., Murphy, E.C., Bothwell, J., Monsanto, D.M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R., Paterson, A.M. 2020. De Novo Transcriptome Assembly and Annotation of Liver and Brain Tissues of Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in New Zealand: Transcriptome Diversity after Decades of Population Control. Genes, 11(4), pp 436. Doi:10.3390/genes11040436

 


 

A survey of the oral cavity of social monogamy in eastern rock sengis.

Hoffmann, S., Bennett, N.C., Jansen van Vuuren, B,, Lutermann, H. 2019. Space use and the evolution of social monogamy in eastern rock sengis. Ethology 126, pp 393– 402. Doi:10.1111/eth.12983

 


 

Rejection of the genetic implications of the “Abundant Centre Hypothesis” in marine mussels

Ntuli, N.N., Nicastro, K.R., Zardi, G.I., Assis, J., McQuaid, C.D., Teske, P.R. 2020. Rejection of the genetic implications of the “Abundant Centre Hypothesis” in marine mussels. Scientific Reports 10, pp 604. Doi:10.1038/s41598-020-57474-0

 


 

Phylogeography and niche modelling: reciprocal enlightenment

Pahad, G., Montgelard, C. & Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2019. Phylogeography and niche modelling: reciprocal enlightenment. Mammalia, 84, pp. 10-25. doi:10.1515/mammalia-2018-0191

 


 

Assessing introgressive hybridization in roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus): lessons from South Africa

van Wyk, A.M., Dalton, D.L., Kotzé, A., Grobler, J.P., Mokgokong, P.S., Kropff, A.S. Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2019. Assessing introgressive hybridization in roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus): Lessons from South Africa. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0213961. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0213961

 


 

Phylogeny and biogeography of the African Bathyergidae: A review of patterns and processes

Visser, J.H., Bennett, N.C., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2019. Phylogeny and biogeography of the African Bathyergidae: a review of patterns and processes. PeerJ 7:e7730. Doi:10.7717/peerj.7730

 


 

The influence of landscape, climate, and history on spatial genetic patterns in keystone plants (Azorella) on sub‐Antarctic islands.

Chau, J.H., Born, C., McGeoch, M.A., Bergstrom, D., Shaw, J., Terauds, A., Mairal, M., Le Roux, J.J., van Vuuren, B.J. 2019. The influence of landscape, climate, and history on spatial genetic patterns in keystone plants (Azorella) on sub‐Antarctic islands. Molecular Ecology 28, pp 3291– 3305. doi:10.1111/mec.15147

 


 

African wild dogs: Genetic viability of translocated populations across South Africa

Tensen, L., Jansen van Vuuren, B., du Plessis, C., Marneweck, D.G. 2019. African wild dogs: Genetic viability of translocated populations across South Africa. Biological Conservation 234, pp 131-139. Doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2019.03.033

 


 

Thermal selection as a driver of marine ecological speciation

Teske, P.R., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Golla, T.R., Emami-Khoyi, A., Tine, M., der Heyden, S., Beheregaray, L.B. 2019. Thermal selection as a driver of marine ecological speciation. Proc. Royal Society 286 20182023. Doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.2023

 


 

A survey of the oral cavity microbiome of New Zealand fur seal pups (Arctocephalus forsteri).

Emami‐Khoyi, A, Benmazouz, I, Ross, JG, Boren, L.J., Murphy, E.L., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Teske, P.R., Paterson, A.M. 2019. A survey of the oral cavity microbiome of New Zealand fur seal pups (Arctocephalus forsteri). Marine Mammal Science, pp 1– 10. Doi:doi.org/10.1111/mms.12639 

 


 

Evolutionary and ecological patterns within the South African Bathyergidae: Implications for taxonomy.

Visser, J.H., Bennett, N.C., van Vuuren,B. 2019. Evolutionary and ecological patterns within the South African Bathyergidae: Implications for taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130, pp181-197. Doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.017

 


 

Extreme climate-induced life-history plasticity in an amphibian. 

Becker, F.S., Tolley, K.A., Measey, G.J. and Altwegg, R., 2018. Extreme climate-induced life-history plasticity in an amphibian. The American Naturalist191(2), pp.250-258. Doi:10.1086/695315

 


 

Conservation Below the Species Level: Suitable Evolutionarily Significant Units among Mountain Vipers (the Montivipera raddei complex) in Iran.

Behrooz, R., Kaboli, M., Arnal, V., Nazarizadeh, M., Asadi, A., Salmanian, A., Ahmadi, M. and Montgelard, C., 2018. Conservation Below the Species Level: Suitable Evolutionarily Significant Units among Mountain Vipers (the Montivipera raddei complex) in Iran. Journal of Heredity109(4), pp.416-425. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esy005

 


 

A phylogeny and genus-level revision of the African file snakes Gonionotophis Boulenger (Squamata: Lamprophiidae).

Broadley, D.G., Tolley, K.A., Conradie, W., Wishart, S., Trape, J.F., Burger, M., Kusamba, C., Zassi-Boulou, A.G. and Greenbaum, E., 2018. A phylogeny and genus-level revision of the African file snakes Gonionotophis Boulenger (Squamata: Lamprophiidae). African Journal of Herpetology67(1), pp.43-60. Doi:10.1080/21564574.2018.1423578

 


 

Changes in brain architecture are consistent with altered fear processing in domestic rabbits. 

Brusini, I., Carneiro, M., Wang, C., Rubin, C.J., Ring, H., Afonso, S., Blanco-Aguiar, J.A., Ferrand, N., Rafati, N., Villafuerte, R. and Smedby, Ö., 2018. Changes in brain architecture are consistent with altered fear processing in domestic rabbits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, p.201801024. doi:10.1073/pnas.1801024115

 


 

Comparison of taxon‐specific versus general locus sets for targeted sequence capture in plant phylogenomics. 

Chau, J.H., Rahfeldt, W.A. and Olmstead, R.G., 2018. Comparison of taxon‐specific versus general locus sets for targeted sequence capture in plant phylogenomics. Applications in plant sciences6(3), p.e1032. doi:10.1002/aps3.1032

 


 

In Vitro Calli Induction, Biomass Accumulation and Different Biological Activity of Leucas aspera (willd.)

Devi, M.S., Vinothini, K., George, B.P., Sekar, S., Abrahamse, H., van Vuuren, B. and Pandian, A., 2018. 16 In Vitro Calli Induction, Biomass Accumulation and Different Biological Activity of Leucas aspera (willd.) Linn. Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs, p.297.

 


 

Draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad, Rhinella marina. 

Edwards, R.J., Tuipulotu, D.E., Amos, T.G., O’Meally, D., Richardson, M.F., Russell, T.L., Vallinoto, M., Carneiro, M., Ferrand, N., Wilkins, M.R. and Sequeira, F., 2018. Draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad, Rhinella marina. GigaScience7(9), p.giy095. doi:10.1093/gigascience/giy095

 


 

Assessing introgressive hybridization between blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) from South Africa. 

Grobler, P., van Wyk, A.M., Dalton, D.L., van Vuuren, B.J. and Kotzé, A., 2018. Assessing introgressive hybridization between blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou) from South Africa. Conservation Genetics, pp.1-13. Doi: 10.1007/s10592-018-1071-x

 


 

Cryptic diversity in Rhampholeon boulengeri (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), a pygmy chameleon from the Albertine Rift biodiversity hotspot. 

Hughes, D.F., Tolley, K.A., Behangana, M., Lukwago, W., Menegon, M., Dehling, J.M., Stipala, J., Tilbury, C.R., Khan, A.M., Kusamba, C. and Greenbaum, E., 2018. Cryptic diversity in Rhampholeon boulengeri (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), a pygmy chameleon from the Albertine Rift biodiversity hotspot. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution122, pp.125-141. Doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.11.015

 


 

The roles of allopatric fragmentation and niche divergence in intraspecific lineage diversification in the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans). 

Maia‐Carvalho, B., Vale, C.G., Sequeira, F., Ferrand, N., Martínez‐Solano, I. and Gonçalves, H., 2018. The roles of allopatric fragmentation and niche divergence in intraspecific lineage diversification in the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans). Journal of Biogeography45(9), pp.2146-2158. Doi: 10.1111/jbi.13405

 


 

Cryptic diversity in the common flap-necked chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis in South Africa.

Main, D.C., van Vuuren, B.J. and Tolley, K.A., 2018. Cryptic diversity in the common flap-necked chameleon Chamaeleo dilepis in South Africa. African Zoology53(1), pp.11-16. Doi:10.1080/15627020.2018.1446358

 


 

A genomic map of clinal variation across the European rabbit hybrid zone. 

Rafati, N., Blanco‐Aguiar, J.A., Rubin, C.J., Sayyab, S., Sabatino, S.J., Afonso, S., Feng, C., Alves, P.C., Villafuerte, R., Ferrand, N. and Andersson, L., 2018. A genomic map of clinal variation across the European rabbit hybrid zone. Molecular ecology27(6), pp.1457-1478.

 


 

Cryptic population structure reveals low dispersal in Iberian wolves. 

Silva, P., López-Bao, J.V., Llaneza, L., Álvares, F., Lopes, S., Blanco, J.C., Cortés, Y., García, E., Palacios, V., Rio-Maior, H. and Ferrand, N., 2018. Cryptic population structure reveals low dispersal in Iberian wolves. Scientific reports8(1), p.14108.

 


 

The genetic tale of a recovering lion population (Panthera leo) in the Savé Valley region (Zimbabwe): A better understanding of the history and managing the future.

Tensen, L., Groom, R.J., Khuzwayo, J. and van Vuuren, B.J., 2018. The genetic tale of a recovering lion population (Panthera leo) in the Savé Valley region (Zimbabwe): A better understanding of the history and managing the future. PloS one13(2), p.e0190369. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0190369

 


 

Mitochondrial DNA is unsuitable to test for isolation by distance.

Teske, P.R., Golla, T.R., Sandoval-Castillo, J., Emami-Khoyi, A., van der Lingen, C.D., von der Heyden, S., Chiazzari, B., van Vuuren, B.J. and Beheregaray, L.B., 2018. Mitochondrial DNA is unsuitable to test for isolation by distance. Scientific reports8(1), p.8448. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-25138-9

 


 

Conservation implications of spatial genetic structure in two species of oribatid mites from the Antarctic Peninsula and the Scotia Arc.

Van Vuuren, B.J., Lee, J.E., Convey, P. and Chown, S.L., 2018. Conservation implications of spatial genetic structure in two species of oribatid mites from the Antarctic Peninsula and the Scotia Arc. Antarctic Science30(2), pp.105-114. Doi:10.1017/S0954102017000529

 


 

A targeted gene approach to SNP discovery in the blue (Connochaetes taurinus) and black wildebeest (C. gnou).

van Wyk, A.M., Labuschagne, C., Kropff, A.S., Kotzé, A., Grobler, J.P., van Vuuren, B.J. and Dalton, D.L., 2018. A targeted gene approach to SNP discovery in the blue (Connochaetes taurinus) and black wildebeest (C. gnou). Conservation Genetics Resources, pp.1-4. Doi: 10.1007/s12686-017-0959-y

 


 

In Vitro Plant Regeneration, Comparative Biochemical and Antioxidant Potential of Calli and Seeds of Sesbania grandiflora.

Vinothini, K., Devi, M.S., Sekar, S., George, B.P., Abrahamse, H., van Vuuren, B. and Pandian, A., 2018. 19 In Vitro Plant Regeneration, Comparative Biochemical and Antioxidant Potential of Calli and Seeds of Sesbania grandiflora. Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs, p.355.

 


 

Spatial genetic diversity in the Cape mole-rat, Georychus capensis: Extreme isolation of populations in a subterranean environment.

Visser, J.H., Bennett, N.C. and van Vuuren, B.J., 2018. Spatial genetic diversity in the Cape mole-rat, Georychus capensis: Extreme isolation of populations in a subterranean environment. PloS one13(3), p.e0194165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194165

 


 

Rapid collapse of a sub-Antarctic alpine ecosystem: the role of climate and pathogens.

Bergstrom, D.M., et al. 2015. Rapid collapse of a sub-Antarctic alpine ecosystem: the role of climate and pathogens. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 774-783. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12436.

 


 

Deconstructing intercontinental invasion pathway hypotheses of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) using a Bayesian inference approach: are port interceptions and quarantine protocols successfully preventing new invasions?

Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Addison, P., Terblanche, J.S. 2015. Deconstructing intercontinental invasion pathway hypotheses of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) using a Bayesian inference approach: are port interceptions and quarantine protocols successfully preventing new invasions? Diversity and Distributions 21: 813-825. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12333.

 


 

Genetic structure in the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus: Reduced diversity in Southern Africa.

Kruger, S., Wesche, P., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2015. Genetic structure in the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus: Reduced diversity in Southern Africa. Ibis 157: 162-166. DOI:10.1111/ibi.12200.

 


 

Local and regional scale genetic variation in the Cape dune mole-rat, Bathyergus suillus.

Visser, J.H., Bennett, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2014. Local and regional scale genetic variation in the Cape dune mole-rat, Bathyergus suillus. Plos One 9(9): e107226. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0107226.

 


 

Landscape genetics in mammals.

Montgelard, C., Zenboudji, S., Ferchaud, A.-L., Arnal, V., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2014. Landscape genetics in mammals. Mammalia 78: 139-157. DOI:10.1515/mammalia-2012-0142.

 


 

Biogeography and host-related factors trump parasite life history: limited congruence among the genetic structures of specific ectoparasitic lice and their rodent hosts.

Du Toit, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Matthee, S., Matthee, C.A. 2013. Biogeography and host-related factors trump parasite life history: limited congruence among the genetic structures of specific ectoparasitic lice and their rodent hosts. Molecular Ecology 22: 5185-5204. DOI:10.1111/mec.12459.

 


 

Long-distance dispersal maximizes evolutionary potential during rapid geographic range expansion.

Berthouly-Salazar, C., Hui, C., Blackburn, T.M., Gaboriaud, C., Janse van Rensburg, B., Jansen van Vuuren, B. & Le Roux, J.J. 2013. Long-distance dispersal maximizes evolutionary potential during rapid geographic range expansion. Molecular Ecology 22: 5793-5804. DOI:10.1111/mec.12538.

 


 

Patterns and pathways of weed invasion: evidence from the spatial genetic structure of Raphanus raphanistrum.

Barnaud, A., Kalwij, J. M., McGeoch, M.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2013. Patterns and pathways of weed invasion: evidence from the spatial genetic structure of Raphanus raphanistrum. Biological Invasions 15: 2455-2465. DOI:10.1007/s10530-013-0465-4.

 


 

Pan-African genetic structure in the African buffalo: Investigating subspecies divergence.

Smitz, N., Berthouly, C., Cornelis, D., Heller, R., Van Hooft, W. F., Chardonnet, P., Prins, H.H.T., Jansen van Vuuren, B., De Jongh, H.H., Michaux, J.R. 2013. Pan-African genetic structure in the African buffalo: Investigating subspecies divergence. PLoS One 8(2): e56235. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0056235.

 


 

How wide is wide enough in an area-wide pest management program? Lessons from the population genetics of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata in South Africa.

Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Barnaud, A., Terblanche, J.S. 2013. How wide is wide enough in an area-wide pest management program? Lessons from the population genetics of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata in South Africa. Plos One 8(1): e54281. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0054281.

 


 

Biome specificity of distinct genetic lineages within the four-striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio (Rodentia: Muridae) from southern Africa with implications for taxonomy.

Du Toit, N., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Matthee, S., Matthee, C.A. 2012. Biome specificity of distinct genetic lineages within the four-striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio (Rodentia: Muridae) from southern Africa with implications for taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 75-86. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.036.

 


 

Spatial sorting drives morphological variation in the invasive bird, Acridotheris tristis.

Berthouly-Salazar, C., Janse van Rensburg, B., Le Roux, J.J., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Hui, C. 2012. Spatial sorting drives morphological variation in the invasive bird, Acridotheris tristis. PloS one 7 (5), e38145. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038145.

 


 

Genetic population structure in the boky-boky (Carnivora: Eupleridae), a conservation flagship species in the dry deciduous forests of central western Madagascar.

Jansen van Vuuren, B., Woolaver, L., Goodman, S.M. 2012. Genetic population structure in the boky-boky (Carnivora: Eupleridae), a conservation flagship species in the dry deciduous forests of central western Madagascar. Animal Conservation15: 164-173. DOI:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00498.x.

 


 

Plant dispersal in the sub-Antarctic inferred from anisotropic genetic structure.

Born, C., Le Roux, P.C., Spohr, C., McGeoch, M.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2012. Plant dispersal in the sub-Antarctic inferred from anisotropic genetic structure.  Molecular Ecology 21: 184-194. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05372.x.

 


 

Phylogeography of a mite, Halozetes fulvus, reflects the landscape history of a young volcanic island in the sub-Antarctic.

Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Meiklejohn, K.I., Chown, S.L. 2012. Phylogeography of a mite, Halozetes fulvus, reflects the landscape history of a young volcanic island in the sub-Antarctic. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 105: 131-145. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01770.x.

 


 

The history and management of black rhino in KwaZulu-Natal: a population genetic approach to assess the past and guide the future.

Karsten, M., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Goodman, P., Barnaud, A. 2011. The history and management of black rhino in KwaZulu-Natal: a population genetic approach to assess the past and guide the future. Animal Conservation 14: 363-370. DOI:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00443.x.

 


 

Mite dispersal among the Southern Ocean Islands and Antarctica before the last glacial maximum.

Mortimer, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Lee, J.E., Marshall, D.J., Convey, P., Chown, S.L. 2011. Mite dispersal among the Southern Ocean Islands and Antarctica before the last glacial maximum. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B. 278: 1247-1255. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2010.1779.

 


 

Western Zambian sable: are they a geographic extension of the giant sable?

Jansen van Vuuren, B., Robinson, T.J., VazPinto, P., Estes, R., Matthee, C.A. 2010. Western Zambian sable: are they a geographic extension of the giant sable? South African Journal of Wildlife Research 40: 35-42. DOI:10.3957/056.040.0114.

 


 

Relative importance of habitat connectivity in shaping the genetic profiles of two southern African elephant-shrews.

Smit, H.A., Watson, J., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2010.  Relative importance of habitat connectivity in shaping the genetic profiles of two southern African elephant-shrews. Journal of Biogeography 37: 857-864. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02249.x.

 


 

Genetic differentiation in Oxalis (Oxalidaceae): a tale of rarity and abundance in the Cape Floristic Region.

Zietsman, J., Dreyer, L.L., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2009. Genetic differentiation in Oxalis (Oxalidaceae): a tale of rarity and abundance in the Cape Floristic Region. South African Journal of Botany 75:27-33. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2008.06.003.

 


 

Haplotype networks can be misleading in the presence of missing data.

Joly, S., Stevens, M.I., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2007. Haplotype networks can be misleading in the presence of missing data. Systematic Biology 56:857-862. DOI:10.1080/10635150701633153.

 


 

Coalescence methods reveal the impact of vicariance on the spatial genetic structure of Elephantulus edwardii (Afrotheria, Macroscelidea).

Smit, H.A., Robinson, T.J., Jansen van Vuuren, B.  2007. Coalescence methods reveal the impact of vicariance on the spatial genetic structure of Elephantulus edwardii (Afrotheria, Macroscelidea). Molecular Ecology 16:2680-2692. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03334.x.

 


 

Population structure, propagule pressure and conservation biogeography in the sub-Antarctic: lessons from indigenous and invasive springtails.

Myburgh, M., Chown, S.L., Daniels, S.R., Jansen van Vuuren, B. 2007. Population structure, propagule pressure and conservation biogeography in the sub-Antarctic: lessons from indigenous and invasive springtails. Diversity and Distributions 13:143-154. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00319.x.

 


 

Genetic evidence confirms the origin of the house mouse on Marion Island.

Jansen van Vuuren, B., Chown, S.L. 2007. Genetic evidence confirms the origin of the house mouse on Marion Island. Polar Biology 30:327-332. DOI:10.1007/s00300-006-0188-4

 


 

DNA-led discovery of the giant sable in Angola.

Pitra, C., VazPinto, P., O´Keeffe, B.W.J., Willows-Munro, S., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Robinson, T.J. 2006. DNA-led discovery of the giant sable in Angola. European Journal of Wildlife Research 52:145-152. DOI:10.1007/s10344-005-0026-y

 


 

Population genetics of the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) with suggestions for conservation.

Alpers, D.A., Jansen van Vuuren, B., Arctander, P., Robinson, T.J. 2004.  Population genetics of the roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus) with suggestions for conservation. Molecular Ecology13:1771-1784. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2004.02204.x