A new transcriptome paper is published

A paper on transcriptome phylogeography of periodical cicada is now out.

Fujisawa, T., Koyama, T., Kakishima, S., Cooley, J. R., Simon, C., Yoshimura, J., & Sota, T. (2018). Triplicate parallel life cycle divergence despite gene flow in periodical cicadas. Communications Biology, 1(1), 26.

It is a detailed phylogeographic study of three species groups of Magicicada periodical cicadas. We found gene flows between geographically adjacent, closely related 13 year and 17 year species. We also searched for genes responsible for the life cycle control, but did not find any divergent loci shared by three species groups.

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