Publications

Shin, S., Bayless, K., Winterton, S., Dikow, T., Lessard, B., Yeates, D., Wiegmann, B., Trautwein, M. 2017. Taxon sampling to address an ancient rapid radiation: a supermatrix phylogeny of early brachyceran flies. Systematic Entomology DOI: 10.1111/syen.12275.

altmetric_habitatsLeong, M., Bertone, Savage, A. M.A., Bayless, K.M., Dunn, R.R., Trautwein, M. 2017. The habitats humans provide: Factors affecting the diversity and composition of arthropods in houses.  Scientific Reports 7:15347. Featured: Washington Post

Maass, N., Larmore, Z., Bertone, M.A. and Trautwein, M., 2016. Description of a new species of Thevenetimyia (Diptera: Bombyliidae) from Madagascar, with a revised checklist of Madagascan bee fly fauna. Zootaxa4175(1), pp.57-66.

Bioletters altmetricLeong, M., Bertone, M.A., Bayless, K.M., Dunn, R.R., Trautwein, M. 2016. Exoskeletons and Economics: Indoor arthropod diversity increases in affluent neighborhoods. Biology Letters 12 (8), 20160322. Featured: The Atlantic, Washington Post, LA Times, Nat Geo, Nature, & more

altmetric for exoskeletonsBertone, M.A., Leong, M., Bayless, K.M., Malow, T.L., Dunn, R.R. and Trautwein, M.D., 2016. Arthropods of the great indoors: characterizing diversity inside urban and suburban homesPeerJ4, p.e1582. Featured: New York Times, The Atlantic, Wired, Slate, The Onion, The Ellen Show

Yeates, D.K., Meusemann, K., Trautwein, M., Wiegmann, B. and Zwick, A., 2016. Power, resolution and bias: recent advances in insect phylogeny driven by the genomic revolution. Current Opinion in Insect Science13, pp.16-23.

alt for PNAS mitesPalopoli, M.F., Fergus, D.J., Minot, S., Pei, D.T., Simison, W.B., Fernandez-Silva, I., Thoemmes, M.S., Dunn, R.R. and Trautwein, M., 2015. Global divergence of the human follicle mite Demodex folliculorum: Persistent associations between host ancestry and mite lineages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences112(52), pp.15958-15963. Featured: The Atlantic, Wired, NPR, Smithsonian, Christian Science Monitor

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Martin, L. et al. 2015. Evolution of the Indoor Biome. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 30.4: 223-232. Featured: New York Times.

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Alt for science Misof, B. et al. 2014.Phylogenomics Resolves the Timing and Pattern of Insect Evolution. Science. 346. 6210: 763-767. Featured: Science Friday, Christian Science Monitor, and more.

plosone_demodexThoemmes, M., Fergus, D., Urban, J., Trautwein, M., Dunn, R. 2014. Ubiquity and diversity of human-associated Demodex mites. PloS One. DOI: 10.371/journal.pone. 0106265. Featured: Discover, Wired, Huffington Post and more

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Lucky, A., Trautwein, M.D., Guenard, B., Weiser M., Dunn, R. 2013. Tracing the rise of the ants – out of the Earth. PloS one 8.12: e84012.

Gavin, M. C., Botero, C.,Bowern, C., Colwell, R. K., Dunn, M., Dunn, R.R., Gray, R. Kirby, K., McCarter, J, Powell, A., Rangel, T., Stepp, J. R., Trautwein, M.,Verdolin, J., Yanega, G. 2013. Towards a mechanistic understanding of linguistic diversity. 63.7: 524-535.

Wiegmann, B.M., Trautwein, M. 2013. “Major events in arthropod evolution”.  Princeton Guide to Evolution.

Trautwein, M., Wiegmann, B.M., Beutel, R., Kjer, K., Yeates, D.K. 2012. Advances in Insect Phylogeny at the dawn of the postgenomic era.  Annual Review of Entomology. 57.

David K.Yeates, Cameron, S.L. Trautwein, M. 2012. A view from the edge of the forest: recent progress in understanding the relationships of the insect orders. Australian Journal of Entomology.  51: 70-87.

Trautwein, M.D.,Wiegmann, B.M., Yeates, D.K. 2011. Overcoming the effects of rogue taxa: Evolutionary relationships of the bee flies. PLOS Currents: Tree of Life. Version 34. PLoS Currents: Tree of Life. 2011:PMC3088465.

Wiegmann, B.M., Trautwein, M., Winkler, I., et al. 2011. Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.108:14.

Trautwein, M., Wiegmann, B.M., Yeates, D.K. 2010.  A multigene phylogeny of the fly superfamily Asiloidea (Insecta): Taxon sampling and additional genes reveal the sister-group to all higher flies (Cyclorrhapha).  Molecular phylogenetics and evolution. 56:918.

Wiegmann, BM, Trautwein, M., et al. 2009. Single-copy nuclear genes resolve the phylogeny of the holometabolous insect orders.  BMC Biology 7:34. Featured: BMC Biology news

Wiegmann, B.M., Kim, J., Trautwein, M.  2008. Insecta: Holometabola.  Hedges, B., Kumar, S., editors. Timetree of Life.  Oxford University Press.

Mathis, WN, Trautwein, M.  2003.  A Revision and Phylogenetic Study of the Lipochaeta Coquillett (Diptera: Ephydridae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 105: 30-49.

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