A selection of journal articles written by faculty in the College of the Pacific - Department of Biological Sciences at University of the Pacific.

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Submissions from 2018

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Frequency dependence shapes the adaptive landscape of imperfect Batesian mimicry, Susan D. Finkbeiner, Patricio Salazar, Sofía Nogales, Cassidi E. Rush, Adriana D. Briscoe, Ryan I. Hill, Marcus Kronforst, Keith Willmott, and Sean P. Mullen

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Testing the adaptive hypothesis of Batesian mimicry among hybridizing North American admiral butterflies: BATESIAN MIMICRY, Evan B. Kristiansen, Susan D. Finkbeiner, Ryan I. Hill, Louis Prusa, and Sean P. Mullen

Aristaless controls butterfly wing color variation used in mimicry and mate choice, E. Westerman, N. VanKuren, D. Massardo, A. Tenger-Trolander, W. Zhang, Ryan I. Hill, M. Perry, E. Bayala, K. Barr, N. Chamberlain, T. E. Douglas, N. Buerkle, S. Palmer, and M. R. Kronforst

Submissions from 2017

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Interrelationships and diversification of Argynnis Fabricius and Speyeria Scudder butterflies, Robert S. De Moya, Wesley K. Savage, Chris Tenney, Xiaoshan Bao, Niklas Wahlberg, and Ryan I. Hill

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Seed germination in Viola pedunculata and Viola purpurea subsp. quercetorum (Violaceae), critical food plants for two rare butterflies, Sarah Franklin, Leanne B. Tran, Danish Farzad, and Ryan I. Hill

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Life History Descriptions of Adelpha naxia naxia and A. nea nea (Nymphalidae) From Costa Rica, Cassidi E. Rush and R. I. Hill

Submissions from 2016

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Auranofin inactivates Trichomonas vaginalis thioredoxin reductase and is effective against trichomonads in vitro and in vivo, Melissa Hopper, Jeong-fil Yun, Bianhua Zhou, Christine Le, Katelin Kehoe, Ryan Le, Ryan I. Hill, Gregg Jongeward, Anjan Debnath, Liangfang Zhang, Yukiko Miyamoto, Lars Eckmann, Kirkwood Land, and Lisa Wrischnik

Submissions from 2015

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Rapid diversification associated with ecological specialization in Neotropical Adelpha butterflies, Emily Ebel, Jeffrey Dacosta, Michael Sorenson, Ryan I. Hill, Adriana Briscoe, Keith Willmott, and Sean Mullen

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Population ecology of a California endemic: Speyeria adiaste clemencei, Khuram Zaman, Chris Tenney, Cassidi Rush, and Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2014

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Mutualistic Mimicry and Filtering by Altitude Shape the Structure of Andean Butterfly Communities, Nicolas Chazot, Keith R. Willmott, Paola G. Santacruz Endara, Alexandre Toporov, Ryan I. Hill, Chris D. Jiggins, and Marianne Elias

Life history and ecology of Speyeria adiaste clemencei (Comstock, 1925) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), K. Zaman, Chris Tenney, M. Brunell, M. Chen, and Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2013

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Cryptic genetic and wing pattern diversity in a mimetic Heliconius butterfly, Ryan I. Hill, L. Gilbert, and M. Kronforst

Submissions from 2012

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Ecologically relevant cryptic species in the highly polymorphic Amazonian butterfly Mechanitis mazaeus s.l. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae; Ithomiini), Ryan I. Hill, Marianne Elias, Kanchon Dasmahapatra, Chris Jiggins, Victor Koong, Keith Willmott, and James Mallet

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Diversification of complex butterfly wing patterns by repeated regulatory evolution of a Wnt ligand, Arnaud Martin, Riccardo Papa, Nicola Nadeau, Ryan I. Hill, Brian Counterman, Georg Halder, Chris Jiggins, Marcus Kronforst, Anthony Long, W. McMillan, and Robert Reed

Submissions from 2011

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Comparative population genetics of a mimicry locus among hybridizing Heliconius butterfly species, N. L. Chamberlain, Ryan I. Hill, S. W. Baxter, C. D. Jiggins, and M. R. Kronforst

Submissions from 2010

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Mitochondrial DNA barcoding detects some species that are real, and some that are not, Kanchon K. Dasmahapatra, Marianne Elias, Ryan I. Hill, Joseph I. Hoffman, and James Mallet

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Vertical distribution, flight behavior, and evolution of wing morphology in Morpho butterflies, P. J. DeVries, Carla M. Penz, and Ryan I. Hill

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Habitat segregation among mimetic ithomiine butterflies (Nymphalidae), Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2009

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Polymorphic butterfly reveals the missing link in ecological speciation, N. L. Chamberlain, Ryan I. Hill, L. E. Gilbert, D. D. Kapan, and M. R. Kronforst

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The immature stages and natural history of Veladyris pardalis (Salvin, 1869) in eastern Ecuador (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae), H. F. Greeney, Ryan I. Hill, M. R. Hualinga, W. R. Simbana, and G. Gentry

Submissions from 2008

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Description of the immature stages of Methona confusa confusa Butler, 1873 and Methona curvifascia Weymer, 1883 (Nymphalidae, Ithomiinae) from eastern Ecuador, Ryan I. Hill and Luis A. Tipan

Submissions from 2007

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Limited performance of DNA barcoding in a diverse community of tropical butterflies, Marianne Elias, Ryan I. Hill, Keith R. Willmott, Kanchon K. Dasmahapatra, Andrew V. Z. Brower, James Mallet, and Chris D. Jiggins

Submissions from 2006

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Life history and biology of Forbestra olivencia (Ithomiinae, Nymphalidae), Ryan I. Hill

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Opportunities for research at field stations in Ecuador, Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2005

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Diet: Charina bottae, T. J. Devitt, Ryan I. Hill, and S. E. Cameron

Submissions from 2004

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Differential wing strength in Pierella butterflies (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) supports the deflection hypothesis, Ryan I. Hill and Jarol F. Vaca

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Temperature-dependent oxygen limitation in insect eggs, H. Arthur Woods and Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2003

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Notes on the life history of Asterope markii Hewitson, 1857 (Nymphalidae), Ryan I. Hill

Submissions from 2002

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Phylogenetic analysis and review of Panacea and Batesia butterflies (Nymphalidae), Ryan I. Hill, Carla M. Penz, and P. J. DeVries

Submissions from 2000

Ecuadorian Birds: Nesting records and egg descriptions from a lowland tropical rainforest, Ryan I. Hill and H. F. Greeney