Phil Ward - Publications

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Entomology University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 

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2019 Borowiec ML, Rabeling C, Brady SG, Fisher BL, Schultz TR, Ward PS. Compositional heterogeneity and outgroup choice influence the internal phylogeny of the ants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. PMID 30738910 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.01.024  1
2017 Branstetter MG, Danforth BN, Pitts JP, Faircloth BC, Ward PS, Buffington ML, Gates MW, Kula RR, Brady SG. Phylogenomic Insights into the Evolution of Stinging Wasps and the Origins of Ants and Bees. Current Biology : Cb. 27: 1019-1025. PMID 28376325 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.03.027  1
2017 Ward PS, Branstetter MG. The acacia ants revisited: convergent evolution and biogeographic context in an iconic ant/plant mutualism. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28298350 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2569  1
2016 Ward PS, Brady SG, Fisher BL, Schultz TR. Phylogenetic classifications are informative, stable, and pragmatic: the case for monophyletic taxa. Insectes Sociaux. 63: 489-492. PMID 27773940 DOI: 10.1007/s00040-016-0516-9  1
2016 Ward PS, Blaimer BB, Fisher BL. A revised phylogenetic classification of the ant subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with resurrection of the genera Colobopsis and Dinomyrmex Zootaxa. 4072: 343-357. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4072.3.4  1
2016 Ward PS, Fisher BL. Tales of dracula ants: The evolutionary history of the ant subfamily Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Systematic Entomology. 41: 683-693. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12186  1
2016 Boudinot BE, Probst RS, Brandão CRF, Feitosa RM, Ward PS. Out of the Neotropics: Newly discovered relictual species sheds light on the biogeographical history of spider ants (Leptomyrmex, Dolichoderinae, Formicidae) Systematic Entomology. 41: 658-671. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12181  1
2015 Blaimer BB, Brady SG, Schultz TR, Lloyd MW, Fisher BL, Ward PS. Phylogenomic methods outperform traditional multi-locus approaches in resolving deep evolutionary history: a case study of formicine ants. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 15: 271. PMID 26637372 DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0552-5  1
2015 Chomicki G, Ward PS, Renner SS. Macroevolutionary assembly of ant/plant symbioses: Pseudomyrmex ants and their ant-housing plants in the Neotropics. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 26582029 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2200  1
2015 Ward PS, Brady SG, Fisher BL, Schultz TR. The evolution of myrmicine ants: Phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Systematic Entomology. 40: 61-81. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12090  1
2014 Brady SG, Fisher BL, Schultz TR, Ward PS. The rise of army ants and their relatives: diversification of specialized predatory doryline ants. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 14: 93. PMID 24886136 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-93  1
2014 Ward PS. The phylogeny and evolution of ants Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 45: 23-43. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-120213-091824  1
2013 Johnson BR, Borowiec ML, Chiu JC, Lee EK, Atallah J, Ward PS. Phylogenomics resolves evolutionary relationships among ants, bees, and wasps. Current Biology : Cb. 23: 2058-62. PMID 24094856 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.11.056  1
2012 Seltmann KC, Yoder MJ, Mikó I, Forshage M, Bertone MA, Agosti D, Austin AD, Balhoff JP, Borowiec ML, Brady SG, Broad GR, XBrothers GR, Burks RA, Buffington ML, Campbell HM, ... ... Ward PS, et al. A hymenopterists' guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: Utility, clarification, and future directions Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 27: 67-88. DOI: 10.3897/JHR.27.2961  1
2012 Ward PS, Sumnicht TP. Molecular and morphological evidence for three sympatric species of Leptanilla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on the Greek island of Rhodes Myrmecological News. 17: 5-11.  1
2011 Roura-Pascual N, Hui C, Ikeda T, Leday G, Richardson DM, Carpintero S, Espadaler X, Gómez C, Guénard B, Hartley S, Krushelnycky P, Lester PJ, McGeoch MA, Menke SB, Pedersen JS, ... ... Ward PS, et al. Relative roles of climatic suitability and anthropogenic influence in determining the pattern of spread in a global invader. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108: 220-5. PMID 21173219 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1011723108  1
2011 Ward PS. Integrating molecular phylogenetic results into ant taxonomy (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Myrmecological News. 15: 21-29.  1
2010 Ward PS, Brady SG, Fisher BL, Schultz TR. Phylogeny and biogeography of dolichoderine ants: effects of data partitioning and relict taxa on historical inference. Systematic Biology. 59: 342-62. PMID 20525640 DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syq012  1
2010 Ward PS. Taxonomy, Phylogenetics, and Evolution Ant Ecology. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0001  1
2010 Lucky A, Ward PS. Taxonomic revision of the ant genus Leptomyrmex mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Zootaxa. 1-67.  1
2009 Wernegreen JJ, Kauppinen SN, Brady SG, Ward PS. One nutritional symbiosis begat another: Phylogenetic evidence that the ant tribe Camponotini acquired Blochmannia by tending sap-feeding insects Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 9. PMID 20015388 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-292  1
2009 Kautz S, Lumbsch HT, Ward PS, Heil M. How to prevent cheating: a digestive specialization ties mutualistic plant-ants to their ant-plant partners. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 63: 839-53. PMID 19210534 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00594.x  1
2009 Ward PS. The ant genus Tetraponera in the afrotropical region: The T. grandidieri group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 18: 285-304.  1
2009 Ward PS, Brady SG. Rediscovery of the ant genus Amyrmex Kusnezov (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and its transfer from Dolichoderinae to Leptanilloidinae Zootaxa. 46-54.  1
2007 Ward PS. Phylogeny, classification, and species-level taxonomy of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Zootaxa. 549-563.  1
2006 Brady SG, Schultz TR, Fisher BL, Ward PS. Evaluating alternative hypotheses for the early evolution and diversification of ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103: 18172-7. PMID 17079492 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0605858103  1
2006 Ward PS. Ants. Current Biology : Cb. 16: R152-5. PMID 16527728 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.02.054  1
2005 Suarez AV, Holway DA, Ward PS. The role of opportunity in the unintentional introduction of nonnative ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 17032-5. PMID 16286656 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0506119102  1
2005 Brady SG, Ward PS. Morphological phylogeny of army ants and other dorylomorphs (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Systematic Entomology. 30: 593-618. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2005.00290.x  1
2005 Ward PS, Downie DA. The ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Phylogeny and evolution of big-eyed arboreal ants Systematic Entomology. 30: 310-335. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2004.00281.x  1
2005 Ward PS. A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Zootaxa. 1-68.  1
2005 Boulton AM, Davies KF, Ward PS. Species richness, abundance, and composition of ground-dwelling ants in Northern California grasslands: Role of plants, soil, and grazing Environmental Entomology. 34: 96-104.  1
2004 Kaspari M, Ward PS, Yuan M. Energy gradients and the geographic distribution of local ant diversity. Oecologia. 140: 407-13. PMID 15179582 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-004-1607-2  1
2003 Ward PS, Brady SG. Phylogeny and biogeography of the ant subfamily Myrmeciinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Invertebrate Systematics. 17: 361-386. DOI: 10.1071/IS02046  1
2002 Gronlund CJ, Deangelis MD, Pruett-Jones S, Ward PS, Coyne JA. Mate grasping in Drosophila pegasa Behaviour. 139: 545-572. DOI: 10.1163/15685390260136005  1
2002 Johnson RA, Ward PS. Biogeography and endemism of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Baja California, Mexico: A first overview Journal of Biogeography. 29: 1009-1026. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2699.2002.00746.x  1
2001 Ward PS. Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the ant genus Tetraponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the oriental and Australian regions Invertebrate Systematics. 15: 589-665.  1
1999 Ward PS. Systematics, biogeography and host plant associations of the Pseudomyrmex viduus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Triplaris- and Tachigali-inhahiting ants Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 126: 451-540.  1
1999 Gadau J, Brady SG, Ward PS. Systematics, distribution, and ecology of an endemic California Camponotus quercicola (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 92: 514-522.  1
1997 Ward PS. Ant soldiers are not modified queens Nature. 385: 494-495.  1
1996 Ward PS. A new workerless social parasite in the ant genus Pseudomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a discussion of the origin of social parasitism in ants Systematic Entomology. 21: 253-263.  1
1994 WARD PS. Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and its implications for ant phylogeny Systematic Entomology. 19: 159-175. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1994.tb00585.x  1
1992 Ward PS. Ants of the Genus Pseudomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Dominican Amber, with A Synopsis of the Extant Antillean Species Psyche (New York). 99: 55-85. DOI: 10.1155/1992/19146  1
1992 URBANI CB, BOLTON B, WARD PS. The internal phylogeny of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Systematic Entomology. 17: 301-329. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1992.tb00553.x  1
1992 Frumhoff PC, Ward PS. Individual-level selection, colony-level selection, and the association between polygyny and worker monomorphism in ants American Naturalist. 139: 559-590. DOI: 10.1086/285344  1
1987 Ward PS. Distribution of the introduced Argentine ant (Iridomyrmex humilis) in natural habitats of the lower Sacramento Valley and its effects on the indigenous ant fauna Hilgardia. 55.  1
1986 Ward PS. Functional Queens in the Australian Greenhead Ant, Rhytidoponera Metallica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Psyche (New York). 93: 1-12. DOI: 10.1155/1986/89482  1
1985 Ward PS. Taxonomic congruence and disparity in an insular ant fauna: Rhytidoponera in new caledonia Systematic Zoology. 34: 140-151. DOI: 10.2307/sysbio/34.2.140  1
1983 Ward PS. Genetic relatedness and colony organization in a species complex of ponerine ants - II. Patterns of sex ratio investment Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 12: 301-307. DOI: 10.1007/BF00302897  1
1983 Ward PS. Genetic relatedness and colony organization in a species complex of ponerine ants - I. Phenotypic and genotypic composition of colonies Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 12: 285-299. DOI: 10.1007/BF00302896  1
1981 Ward PS. Ecology and life history of the rhytidoponera impressa group (hymenoptera:formicidae) I. Habitats, Nest Nites, and Foraging Behavior Psyche (New York). 88: 89-108. DOI: 10.1155/1981/82408  1
1981 Ward PS. Ecology and Life History of the Rhytidoponera Impressa Group (hymenoptera:formicidae) ii. Colony Origin, Seasonal Cycles, and Reproduction Psyche (New York). 88: 109-126. DOI: 10.1155/1981/39593  1
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