The evolution of mating systems in bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae and Platypodidae)
- L. Kirkendall
- 1 April 1983
The first overview of reproductive behaviour in this important and widespread group of insects, known to most biologists only by the reputations of tree-killing taxa, is provided.
Evolution and diversity of bark and Ambrosia beetles
- L. Kirkendall, P. H. Biedermann, B. Jordal
The ecology and evolution of male reproductive behaviour in the bees and wasps
- J. Alcock, E. M. Barrows, F. Zalom
- 1 December 1978
Of special interest in multiple-mating by females, which may be an evolutionary response to the costs of attempting to resist copulation in certain situations, are the ecological and evolutionary bases of these differences that are explored in this paper.
Evidence for a new lineage of primary ambrosia fungi in Geosmithia Pitt (Ascomycota: Hypocreales).
- M. Kolařík, L. Kirkendall
- BiologyFungal Biology
- 1 August 2010
Ongoing invasions of old-growth tropical forests: establishment of three incestuous beetle species in southern Central America (Curculionidae: Scolytinae)
- L. Kirkendall, F. Ødegaard
- Environmental Science
- 19 September 2007
The recent introductions to lower Central America of two Old World inbreeding ambrosia beetles: Xylosandrus crassiusculus, which breeds primarily in smaller diameter trunks, small branches, and twigs, and Xyleborinus exiguus, which is apparently not size selective.
Molecules and morphology: evidence for cryptic hybridization in African Hyalomma (Acari: Ixodidae).
- D. Rees, M. Dioli, L. Kirkendall
- BiologyMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
- 1 April 2003
Description of the Yunnan shoot borer, Tomicus yunnanensis Kirkendall & Fac- coli sp. n. (Curculionidae, Scolytinae), an unusually aggressive pine shoot beetle from southern China, with a key to the…
- L. Kirkendall, M. Faccoli, H. Ye
- 9 July 2008
A new and highly aggressive species of pine shoot beetle, Tomicus yunnanensis Kirkendall & Faccoli, is described, which has been decimating Pinus y unnanensis forests in southwest China for almost three decades and which is actually more similar to the Mediterranean species T. destruens.
Ecology and evolution of biased sex ratios in bark and ambrosia beetles.
- L. Kirkendall, D. L. Wrensch, M. Ebbert
Lack of nucleotide variability in a beetle pest with extreme inbreeding
- D. Andreev, H. Breilid, L. Kirkendall, L. Brun, R. ffrench‐Constant
- BiologyInsect molecular biology (Print)
- 1 May 1998
It is shown that two nuclear loci (Resistance to dieldrin and ITS2) are completely invariant, whereas some variability is maintained at a mitochondrial locus (COI), probably corresponding to a higher mutation rate in the mitochondrial genome.