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Recent publications (2010-2018)

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- 2020 and in press -

Burban C., Rocha S., Leblois R., Rossi J.-P., Sauné L., Branco M. & Kerdelhué C. 2020. From sympatry to parapatry: a rapid change in the spatial context of incipient allochronic speciation. Evolutionary Ecology 34(1): 101-121 (

Rocha S., Caldeira M.C., Burban C., Kerdelhué C. & Branco M. 2020. Shifted phenology in the pine processionary moth affects the outcome of tree-insect interaction. Bulletin of Entomological Research 110(1): 68-76 (

Godefroid M., Meurisse N., Groenen F., Kerdelhué C. & Rossi J.-P. sous presse. Current and future distribution of the invasive oak processionary moth. Biological Invasions 22(2): 523-534 (

Ipekdal K., Burban C., Sauné L., Battisti A. & Kerdelhué C. sous presse. From refugia to contact: pine processionary moth hybrid zone in a complex biogeographic setting. Ecology and Evolution 10: 1623-1638 (

- 2019 -

Simonato M., Pilati M., Magnoux E., Courtin C., Sauné L., Rousselet J., Battisti A., Auger-Rozenberg M.-A., Kerdelhué C., 2019. A population genetic study of the egg parasitoid Baryscapus servadeii reveals large scale automictic parthenogenesis and almost fixed homozygosity. Biological Control, 39: 104097 ( )

Javal M., Lombaert E., Tsykun T., Courtin C., Kerdelhué C., Prospero S., Roques A. & Roux G. 2019. Deciphering the worldwide invasion of the Asian long-horned beetle: a recurrent invasion process from the native area together with a bridgehead effect. Molecular Ecology, 28(5):961-967 (

- 2018  -

Petsopoulos D., R. Leblois, L. Sauné, K. İpekdal, F.A. Aravanopoulos, C. Kerdelhué* et D.N. Avtzis*, 2018. Crossing the Mid-Aegean Trench: vicariant evolution of the Eastern pine processionary moth in Crete. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 124(2): 228-236. *equal author contribution

Gschloessl B., F. Dorkeld, H. Berges, G. Beydon, O. Bouchez, M. Branco, A. Bretaudeau, C. Burban, E. Dubois, P. Gauthier, E. Lhuillier, J. Nichols, S. Nidelet, S. Rocha, L. Sauné, R. Streiff, M. Gautier et C. Kerdelhué, 2018. Draft genome and reference transcriptomic resources for the urticating pine defoliator Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 18(3): 602-619. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12756

Gschloessl B., F. Dorkeld, P. Audiot, A. Bretaudeau, C. Kerdelhué et R. Streiff, 2018. De novo genome and transcriptome resources of the Adzuki bean borer Ostrinia scapulalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Data in Brief, 17: 781-787. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.01.073

Leblois R., M. Gautier, A. Rohfritsch, J. Foucaud, C. Burban, M. Galan, A. Loiseau, L. Sauné, M. Branco, K. Gharbi, R. Vitalis et C. Kerdelhué, 2018. Deciphering the demographic history of allochronic differentiation in the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa. Molecular Ecology, 27(1): 264-278. doi: 10.1111/mec.14411

Petrucco-Toffolo E., A. Basso, C. Kerdelhué, K. Ipekdal, Z. Mendel, M. Simonato et A. Battisti, 2018. Evidence of potential hybridization in the Thaumetopoea pityocampa-wilkinsoni complex. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 20(1): 9-17. doi: 10.1111/afe.12224.

- 2017 -

Berardi L., M. Pivato, G. Arrigoni, E. Mitali, A.R. Trentin, C. Kerdelhué, F. Dorkeld, S. Nidelet, E. Dubois, A. Battisti et A. Masi, 2017.  Proteome analysis of urticating setae from Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 54(6): 1560-1566. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx144

Rocha S., C. Kerdelhué, M.L. Ben Jamaa, S. Dhahri, C. Burban et M. Branco, 2017. Effect of heat waves on embryo mortality in the pine processionary moth. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 107(5), 583-591. doi:10.1017/S0007485317000104

Branco M., M.-R. Paiva, H. Santos, C. Burban et C. Kerdelhué, 2017. Experimental evidence for heritable reproductive time in two allochronic populations of pine processionary moth. Insect Science, 24(2): 325-335. doi: 0.1111/1744-7917.12287

- 2016 -

Godefroid M., S. Rocha, H. Santos, M.-R. Paiva, C. Burban, C. Kerdelhué, M. Branco, J.-Y. Rasplus et J.-P. Rossi, 2016. Climate constrains range expansion of an allochronic population of the pine processionary moth. Diversity and Distributions, 22(12): 1288-1300. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12494

Burban C., M. Gautier, R. Leblois, J. Landes, H. Santos, M.-R. Paiva, M. Branco et C. Kerdelhué, 2016. Evidence for low-level hybridization between two allochronic populations of the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 119(2): 311-328. doi: 10.1111/bij.12829

El Mokhefi M., C. Kerdelhué, C. Burban, A. Battisti, G. Chakali et M. Simonato, 2016. Genetic differentiation of the pine processionary moth at the southern edge of its range: contrasting patterns between mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Ecology and Evolution, 6: 4274–4288. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2194

- 2015 -

Ipekdal K., C. Burban, C. Kerdelhué et S.S. Çağlar, 2015. Distribution of two pine processionary moth species in Turkey evidences a contact zone. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 39(5) : 868-876. doi: 10.3906/zoo-1407-11

Sauné L., F. Abella et C. Kerdelhué, 2015. Isolation, characterization and PCR multiplexing of 17 microsatellite loci in the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae). Conservation Genetics Resources, 7(3) : 755-757. doi: 10.1007/s12686-015-0453-3

Auger-Rozenberg M.-A., M. Torres-Leguizamon, C. Courtin, J.-P. Rossi et C. Kerdelhué, 2015. Incongruent evolutionary histories of two parasitoids in the Mediterranean Basin: influence of host specialization and ecological characteristics. Journal of Biogeography, 42(6) : 1040-1051. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12495

Je suis également auteur de deux chapitres dans le livre  Processionary moths and climate change: an update. Roques A. (éditeur), 2015, Springer / Quae Editions. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-9340-7 :

Kerdelhué C., Battisti A., Burban C., Branco M., Cassel-Lundhagen A., İpekdal K., Larsson S., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Magnoux E., Mateus E., Mendel Z., Negrisolo E., Paiva M.-R., Pivotto I., Rocha S., Ronnås C., Roques A., Rossi J.-P., Rousselet J., Salvato P., Santos H., Simonato M., Zane L. Genetic diversity and structure at different spatial scales in the processionary moths. Chapitre 4, pp 163-226. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-9340-7_4

Auger-Rozenberg M.-A., Barbaro L., Battisti A., Blache S., Charbonnier Y., Denux O., Garcia J., Goussard F., Imbert C.-E., Kerdelhué C., Roques A., Torres-Leguizamon M., Vétillard F.  Ecological responses of parasitoids, predators and associated insect communities to the climate-driven expansion of the pine processionary moth. Chapitre 7, pp 311-357. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-9340-7_7

- 2014 -

Kerdelhué C., T. Boivin et C. Burban, 2014. Contrasted invasion processes imprint the genetic structure of an invasive scale insect across southern Europe. Heredity, 113(5) : 390-400. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2014.39

Shi W., C. Kerdelhué et H. Ye, 2014. Genetic structure and colonization history of the fruit fly Bactrocera tau (Walker) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in China and South-East Asia. Journal of Economic Entomology, 107(3) : 1256-1265. doi:

de Feraudy D, M. Torres-Leguizamon, C. Kerdelhué et G. Roux-Morabito, 2014. Characterization of fifteen microsatellite loci in the seed-feeding insect, Pissodes validirostris, and cross-priming among congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(2) : 693-695. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-0101-8

Gschloessl B., H. Vogel, D. Heckel, C. Burban, R. Streiff et C. Kerdelhué, 2014. Comparative analysis of two phenologically divergent populations of the pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) by de novo transcriptome sequencing. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 46 : 31-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2014.01.005

- 2013 -

Santos H., M.-R. Paiva, S. Rocha, C. Kerdelhué et M. Branco, 2013. Phenotypic divergence in reproductive traits of a moth population experiencing a phenological shift. Ecology and Evolution, 3(15) : 5098–5108. doi: 10.1002/ece3.865

Gautier M., J. Foucaud, K. Gharbi, T. Cézard, M. Galan, A. Loiseau, P. Pudlo, C. Kerdelhué et A. Estoup, 2013. Estimation of population allele frequencies from next generation sequencing data: pooled versus individual DNA samples. Molecular Ecology, 22(14) : 3766–3779. doi: 10.1111/mec.12360

Gautier M., K. Gharbi, T. Cézard, J. Foucaud, C. Kerdelhué, P. Pudlo, J.-M. Cornuet et A. Estoup, 2013. The effect of RAD allele drop-out on the estimation of genetic variation within and between populations. Molecular Ecology, 22(11) : 3165-3178. doi: 10.1111/mec.12089

Simonato M., A. Battisti, C. Kerdelhué, C. Burban, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, I. Pivotto, P. Salvato et E. Negrisolo, 2013. Host and phenology shifts in the evolution of the social moth genus Thaumetopoea. PloS ONE, 8(2) : e57192. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057192

- 2012 -

Auger-Rozenberg M.-A., T. Boivin, E. Magnoux, C. Courtin, A. Roques et C. Kerdelhué, 2012. Inferences on population history of a seed chalcid wasp: invasion success despite a severe founder effect from an unexpected source population. Molecular Ecology, 21(24) : 6086-6103. doi: 10.1111/mec.12077

Rodríguez-Mahillo A.I., M. González-Muñoz, J.M. Vega, J.A. López, A. Yart, C. Kerdelhué, E. Camafeita, J.C. García Ortiz, H. Vogel, E.P. Toffolo, D. Zovi, A. Battisti, A. Roques, I. Moneo, 2012. Setae from the pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) contain several relevant allergens. Contact Dermatitis, 67(6) : 367-374, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0536.2012.02107.x

Cruaud A., N. Rønsted, B. Chantarasuwan, L.S. Chou, W.L. Clement, A. Couloux, B. Cousins, G. Genson, R. Harrison, P.E. Hanson, M. Hossaert-McKey, R. Jabbour-Zahab, E. Jousselin, C. Kerdelhué, F. Kjellberg, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, J. Peeble, Y.-Q. Peng, R.A.S. Pereira, T. Schramm, R. Ubaidillah, S. van Noort, G. Weiblen, D.-R. Yang, A. Yodpinyanee, R. Libeskind-Hadas, J.M. Cook, J.-Y. Rasplus et V. Savolainen, 2012. An extreme case of plant-insect co-diversification: figs and fig-pollinating wasps. Systematic Biology, 61(6) : 1029-1047. doi:10.1093/sysbio/sys068

Horn A., C. Kerdelhué, F. Lieutier et J.-P. Rossi, 2012. Predicting the distributions of the two bark beetles Tomicus piniperda and T. destruens, in Europe and the Mediterranean region. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 14(4) : 358-366. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2012.00576.x

Papura D., C. Burban, M. van Helden, X. Giresse, B. Nusillard, T. Guillemaud et C. Kerdelhué, 2012. Microsatellite and mitochondrial data provide evidence of a main introduction of the Neartic leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus in European vineyards. PLoS ONE, 7(5) : e36882. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036882

Shi W., C. Kerdelhué et H. Ye, 2012. Genetic structure and inferences on potential sources areas for Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) based on mitochondrial and microsatellite markers. PLoS ONE, 7(5) : e37083. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037083

Burban C., E. Magnoux, J. Rousselet et C. Kerdelhué, 2012. Development and characterization of 13 new microsatellite markers in the pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae), in Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium et al., Permanent genetic resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 August 2011–30 September 2011. Molecular Ecology Resources, 12(1) : 185-189. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03088.x

- 2011 -

Santos H., M.-R. Paiva, C. Tavares, C. Kerdelhué et M. Branco, 2011. Temperature niche shift observed in a Lepidoptera population under allochronic divergence. Journal of Evolutionary Biology,24(9) : 1897-1905. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02318.x

Cruaud A., R. Jabbour-Zahab, G. Genson, F. Kjellberg, N. Kobmoo, S. van Noort, Y. Da Rong, P. Yan-Qiong, R. Ubaidillah, P.E. Hanson, O. Santos-Mattos, F.H.A. Farache, R.A.S. Pereira, C. Kerdelhué et J.-Y. Rasplus, 2011. Phylogeny and evolution of life-history strategies in Sycophaginae non-pollinating fig wasps (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11 : 178. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-178

Cruaud A., R. Jabbour-Zahab, G. Genson, A. Couloux, P. Yan-Qiong, Y. Da Rong, R. Ubaidillah, R.A.S. Pereira, F. Kjellberg, S. van Noort, C. Kerdelhué et J.-Y. Rasplus, 2011. Out-of-Australia and back again: the worldwide historical biogeography of non-pollinating fig wasps (Hymenoptera: Sycophaginae). Journal of Biogeography,38(2): 209-225. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02429.x

Santos H., C. Burban, J. Rousselet, J.-P. Rossi, M. Branco et C. Kerdelhué, 2011. Incipient allochronic speciation in the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24(1): 146-158. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2010.02147.x

- 2010 -

Rousselet J., R. Zhao, D. Argal, M. Simonato, A. Battisti, A. Roques et C. Kerdelhué, 2010. The role of topography in structuring the demographic history of the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Journal of Biogeography, 37(8): 1478-1490. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02289.x

Shi W., C. Kerdelhué et H. Ye, 2010. Population genetic structure of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Yunnan Province (China) and nearby sites across the border. Genetica, 138(3): 377-385. doi: 10.1007/s10709-009-9429-0