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Nowell, R.B., Elsworth, B., Oostra, V., Zwaan, B.J., Wheat, C.W., Saastamoinen, M., Saccheri, I.J., van’t Hof, A.E., Wasik, B.R., Connahs, H., Aslam, M.L., Kumar, S., Challis, R.J., Monteiro, A.M., Brakefield, P.M. & Blaxter, M. 2017. A high-coverage draft genome of the mycalesine butterfly Bicyclus anynana. Gigascience, 6(7), 1-7.

Duplouy, A. & Brattström, O. 2017. Wolbachia in the genus Bicyclus: a forgotten player. Microbial Ecology. Online Early.

van Bergen, E., Osbaldeston, D., Kodandaramaiah, U., Brattström, O., Aduse-Poku, K. & Brakefield, P.M. 2017. Conserved patterns of integrated developmental plasticity in a group of polyphenic tropical butterflies. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 59.

Aduse-Poku, K., Brakefield P.M., Wahlberg, N. & Brattström, O. 2017. Expanded molecular phylogeny of the genus Bicyclus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) shows the importance of increased sampling for detecting semi-cryptic species and highlights potentials for future studies. Systematics and Biodiversity, 15(2), 115-130.


Bacquet, P.M.B., de Jong, M.A., Brattström, O.,  Wang, H-L., Molleman, F., Heuskin, S., Lognay, G., Löfstedt, C., Brakefield, P.M., Vanderpoorten, A. & Nieberding, C.M. 2016. Differentiation in putative male sex pheromone components across and within populations of the African butterfly Bicyclus anynana as a potential driver of reproductive isolation. Ecology and Evolution, 6(17), 6064-6084.

Nokelainen, O., Ripley, B.S., van Bergen, E., Osborne, C.P., Brakefield, P.M. 2016. Preference for C4 shade grasses increases hatchling performance in the butterfly, Bicyclus safitza. Ecology and Evolution, 6(15), 5246-5255.

Aduse-Poku, K., Lees, D.C., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Collins, S.C., Wahlberg, N. & Brakefield, P.M. 2016. Molecular phylogeny and generic-level taxonomy of the widespread palaeotropical 'Heteropsis clade' (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Mycalesina). Systematic Entomology, 41(4), 717-731.

Lees, D.C. 2016. Heteropsis (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini: Mycalesina) 19 new species from Madagascar and interim region. Zootaxa4118(1), 1-97.

van Bergen, E., Barlow, H., Brattström, O., Griffiths, H., Kodandaramaiah, U., Osborne, C.P. & Brakefield, P.M. (2016). The stable isotope ecology of mycalesine butterflies: implications for plant-insect co-evolution. Functional Ecology, 30(12), 1936-1946.

Timmermans, M.J., Lees, D.C., Thompson, M.J., Sáfián, S. & Brattström, O. (2016) Mitogenomics of 'Old World Acraea' butterflies reveals a highly divergent 'Bematistes'. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 97, 233-241.

Brattström, O., Aduse-Poku, K., Collins, S.C., Di Micco de Santo, T. & Brakefield, P.M. (2016) Revision of the Bicyclus sciathis species-group (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) with descriptions of four new species and corrected distributional records. Systematic Entomology, 41(1), 207-228.



Brattström, O., Aduse-Poku, K., Collins, S.C. & Brakefield, P.M. (2015) Revision of the Bicyclus ignobilis species-group (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 4018(1), 57-79.

Aduse-Poku, K., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Lees, D. C., Brakefield, P.M. & Wahlberg, N. (2015) Systematics and historical biogeography of the Old World butterfly subtribe Mycalesina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). BMC Evol Biol, 15: 167.

Bacquet, P.M.B.*, Brattström, O.*, Wang, H-L., Allen, C.E., Löfstedt, C., Brakefield, P.M. & Nieberding, C.M. (2015) Selection on male sex pheromone composition contributes to butterfly reproductive isolation. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20142734. (* co-first authors)

Hedenström, E., Wallin, E.A., Andersson, J., Bång, J., Wang, H-L, Löfstedt, C., Brattström, O. & Bacquet, P.M.B. (2015) Stereoisomeric Analysis of 6,10,14-Trimethylpentadecan-2-ol and the Corresponding Ketone in Wing Extracts from African Bicyclus Butterfly Species. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 41(1), 44-51.



Oostra, V., Mateus, A.R.A., van der Burg, K.R.L., Piessens, T., van Eijk, M., Brakefield, P.M., Beldade, P., Zwaan, B.J. (2014) Ecdysteroid hormones link the juvenile environment to alternative adult life histories in a seasonal insect. The American Naturalist

Brattström, O., Mey, W., de Vos, R. & Brakefield, P.M. (2014) A century old mistake set right, the identities of Mydosama marginata and Mydosama pitana pinned down. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 24(2), 96-101.

Wang, H-L., Brattström, O., Brakefield P.M., Francke W., Löfstedt C. (2014) Identification and Biosynthesis of Novel Male Specific Esters in the Wings of the Tropical Butterfly, Bicyclus martius sanaos. Journal of Chemical Ecology

Oostra, V., Brakefield, P.M., Hiltemann, Y., Zwaan, B.J., Brattström, O. (2014) On the fate of seasonally plastic traits in a rainforest butterfly under relaxed selection. Ecology and Evolution



Lees, D.C., Kawahara A.Y., Rougerie, R., Ohshima, I., Kawakita A., Bouteleux, O., de Prins, J., Lopez-Vaamonde, C. (2013) DNA barcoding reveals a largely unknown fauna of Gracillariidae leaf mining moths in the Neotropics. Molecular Ecology Resources

Sáfián, Sz, Larsen, T.B., Collins, S.C., Csontos, G, Aduse-Poku, K. (2013) Results of the butterfly and moth inventory in Ghana (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Folia Entomologica Hungarica

van Bergen, E., Brakefield, P.M., Heuskin, S., Zwaan, B.J., and Nieberding, C.M. (2013) The scent of inbreeding: a male sex pheromone betrays inbred males. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences



Brattström, O. (2012) Bicyclus brakefieldi (Nymphalidae, Satrinae), a new species of Bicyclus from the Congo river basin. Tropical Lepidoptera

Aduse-Poku, K., William, O., Oppong, S.K., Larsen, T., Ofori-Boateng, C., and Molleman, F. (2012) Spatial and temporal variation in butterfly biodiversity in a West African forest: lessons for establishing efficient rapid monitoring programmes. African Journal of Ecology



Kodandaramaiah, U. (2011) The evolutionary significance of butterfly eyespots. Behavioral Ecology



Brakefield, P.M.(2010) Radiations of Mycalesine Butterflies and Opening Up Their Exploration of Morphospace. The American Naturalist