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  1. Spiders are a diverse order of chelicerates that diverged from other arthropods over 500 million years ago. Research on spider embryogenesis, particularly studies using the common house spider Parasteatoda tepida...

    Authors: Daniel J. Leite, Anna Schönauer, Grace Blakeley, Amber Harper, Helena Garcia-Castro, Luis Baudouin-Gonzalez, Ruixun Wang, Naïra Sarkis, Alexander Günther Nikola, Venkata Sai Poojitha Koka, Nathan J. Kenny, Natascha Turetzek, Matthias Pechmann, Jordi Solana and Alistair P. McGregor
    Citation: EvoDevo 2024 15:5
  2. A challenge for evolutionary developmental (evo-devo) biology is to expand the breadth of research organisms used to investigate how animal diversity has evolved through changes in embryonic development. New e...

    Authors: Margherita Perillo, Rosa Maria Sepe, Periklis Paganos, Alfonso Toscano and Rossella Annunziata
    Citation: EvoDevo 2024 15:3
  3. The hyolaryngeal apparatus generates biosonar pulses in the laryngeally echolocating bats. The cartilage and muscles comprising the hyolarynx of laryngeally echolocating bats are morphologically modified compa...

    Authors: Taro Nojiri, Masaki Takechi, Toshiko Furutera, Nicolas L. M. Brualla, Sachiko Iseki, Dai Fukui, Vuong Tan Tu, Fumiya Meguro and Daisuke Koyabu
    Citation: EvoDevo 2024 15:2
  4. Cadherins are calcium-dependent transmembrane cell–cell adhesion proteins that are essential for metazoan development. They consist of three subfamilies: classical cadherins, which bind catenin, protocadherins...

    Authors: Macie M. Chess, William Douglas, Josiah Saunders and Charles A. Ettensohn
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:15
  5. Opsins are the primary proteins responsible for light detection in animals. Cnidarians (jellyfish, sea anemones, corals) have diverse visual systems that have evolved in parallel with bilaterians (squid, flies...

    Authors: Kyle J. McCulloch, Leslie S. Babonis, Alicia Liu, Christina M. Daly, Mark Q. Martindale and Kristen M. Koenig
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:14
  6. The second annual Cnidarian Model Systems Meeting, aka “Cnidofest”, took place in Davis, California from 7 to 10th of September, 2022. The meeting brought together scientists using cnidarians to study molecula...

    Authors: James M. Gahan, Paulyn Cartwright, Matthew L. Nicotra, Christine E. Schnitzler, Patrick R. H. Steinmetz and Celina E. Juliano
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:13
  7. The Tunicata or Urochordata is the only animal group with the ability to synthesize cellulose directly and cellulose is a component of the tunic that covers the entire tunicate body. The genome of Ciona intestina...

    Authors: Kun-Lung Li, Keisuke Nakashima, Kanako Hisata and Noriyuki Satoh
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:11
  8. The developmental gene regulatory networks (dGRNs) of two sea urchin species, Lytechinus variegatus (Lv) and Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Sp), have remained remarkably similar despite about 50 million years sin...

    Authors: Abdull Jesus Massri, Brennan McDonald, Gregory A. Wray and David R. McClay
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:10
  9. Transcriptomic methods can be used to elucidate genes and pathways responsible for phenotypic differences between populations. Asellus aquaticus is a freshwater isopod crustacean with surface- and cave-dwelling e...

    Authors: Haeli J. Lomheim, Lizet Reyes Rodas, Lubna Mulla, Layla Freeborn, Dennis A. Sun, Sheri A. Sanders and Meredith E. Protas
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:9
  10. The vertebrate head skeleton has evolved a myriad of forms since their divergence from invertebrate chordates. The connection between novel gene expression and cell types is therefore of importance in this pro...

    Authors: Zachary D. Root, David Jandzik, Claire Gould, Cara Allen, Margaux Brewer and Daniel M. Medeiros
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:8
  11. In the course of animal developmental processes, various tissues are differentiated through complex interactions within the gene regulatory network. As a general concept, differentiation has been considered to...

    Authors: Shumpei Yamakawa, Atsuko Yamazaki, Yoshiaki Morino and Hiroshi Wada
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:7
  12. Schizocardium karankawa sp. nov. has been collected from subtidal muds of the Laguna Madre, Texas, and the Mississippi coast, Gulf of Mexico. The Texas population is reproductive from early February to mid-April....

    Authors: Noura Jabr, Paul Gonzalez, Kevin M. Kocot and Christopher B. Cameron
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:6
  13. Cichlid fishes are a very diverse and species-rich family of teleost fishes that inhabit lakes and rivers of India, Africa, and South and Central America. Research has largely focused on East African cichlids ...

    Authors: M. Emília Santos, João F. Lopes and Claudius F. Kratochwil
    Citation: EvoDevo 2023 14:1
  14. Pseudanthia are multiflowered units that resemble single flowers, frequently by association with pseudocorollas formed by enlarged peripheral florets (ray flowers). Such resemblance is not only superficial, be...

    Authors: Jakub Baczyński, Ferhat Celep, Krzysztof Spalik and Regine Claßen-Bockhoff
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:19
  15. Brachiopods and molluscs are lophotrochozoans with hard external shells which are often believed to have evolved convergently. While palaeontological data indicate that both groups are descended from biominera...

    Authors: Joel Vikberg Wernström, Ludwik Gąsiorowski and Andreas Hejnol
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:17
  16. There are a wide range of developmental strategies in animal phyla, but most insights into adult body plan formation come from direct-developing species. For indirect-developing species, there are distinct lar...

    Authors: Paul Bump, Margarita Khariton, Clover Stubbert, Nicole E. Moyen, Jia Yan, Bo Wang and Christopher J. Lowe
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:13
  17. Two genes, Distal-less (Dll) and spalt (sal), are known to be involved in establishing nymphalid butterfly wing patterns. They function in several ways: in the differentiation of the eyespot’s central signalling ...

    Authors: Jocelyn Liang Qi Wee, Tirtha Das Banerjee, Anupama Prakash, Kwi Shan Seah and Antonia Monteiro
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:12
  18. Authors: Marina M. Strelin, Eduardo E. Zattara, Kristian K. Ullrich, Mareike Schallenberg‑Rüdinger and Stefan A. Rensing
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:6

    The original article was published in EvoDevo 2022 13:1

  19. CYCLOIDEA (CYC)-like transcription factors pattern floral symmetry in most angiosperms. In core eudicots, two duplications led to three clades of CYC-like genes: CYC1, CYC2, and CYC3, with orthologs of the CYC2 c...

    Authors: Jingjing Tong, Eric B. Knox, Clifford W. Morden, Nico Cellinese, Fatima Mossolem, Aarij S. Zubair and Dianella G. Howarth
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:5
  20. Alternative patterns of secondary growth in stems of Nyctaginaceae is present in all growth habits of the family and have been known for a long time. However, the interpretation of types of cambial variants h...

    Authors: Israel L. Cunha Neto, Marcelo R. Pace, Rebeca Hernández-Gutiérrez and Veronica Angyalossy
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:4
  21. The LEAFY (LFY) transcription factors are present in algae and across land plants. The available expression and functional data of these genes in embryophytes suggest that LFY genes control a plethora of processe...

    Authors: Carolina Rodríguez-Pelayo, Barbara A. Ambrose, Alejandra Vasco, Juan F. Alzate and Natalia Pabón-Mora
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:2
  22. Understanding the relationship between macroevolutionary diversity and variation in organism development is an important goal of evolutionary biology. Variation in the morphology of several plant and animal li...

    Authors: Marina M. Strelin, Eduardo E. Zattara, Kristian Ullrich, Mareike Schallenberg-Rüdinger and Stefan Rensing
    Citation: EvoDevo 2022 13:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in EvoDevo 2022 13:6

  23. Botryllid ascidians are a group of marine invertebrate chordates that are colonial and grow by repeated rounds of asexual reproduction to form a colony of individual bodies, called zooids, linked by a common v...

    Authors: Shane Nourizadeh, Susannah Kassmer, Delany Rodriguez, Laurel S. Hiebert and Anthony W. De Tomaso
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:15
  24. Despite the conserved pattern of the cell-fate map among spiralians, bivalves display several modified characteristics during their early development, including early specification of the D blastomere by the c...

    Authors: Supanat Phuangphong, Jumpei Tsunoda, Hiroshi Wada and Yoshiaki Morino
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:11
  25. The Nereid Platynereis dumerilii (Audouin and Milne Edwards (Annales des Sciences Naturelles 1:195–269, 1833) is a marine annelid that belongs to the Nereididae, a family of errant polychaete worms. The Nereid sh...

    Authors: B. Duygu Özpolat, Nadine Randel, Elizabeth A. Williams, Luis Alberto Bezares-Calderón, Gabriele Andreatta, Guillaume Balavoine, Paola Y. Bertucci, David E. K. Ferrier, Maria Cristina Gambi, Eve Gazave, Mette Handberg-Thorsager, Jörg Hardege, Cameron Hird, Yu-Wen Hsieh, Jerome Hui, Kevin Nzumbi Mutemi…
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:10
  26. The insect neuroendocrine system acts in the regulation of physiology, development and growth. Molecular evolution of this system hence has the potential to allow for major biological differences between insec...

    Authors: Sonja Fritzsche and Vera S. Hunnekuhl
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:9
  27. Pigmentation patterning systems are of great interest to understand how changes in developmental mechanisms can lead to a wide variety of patterns. These patterns are often conspicuous, but their origins remai...

    Authors: Marleen Klann, Manon Mercader, Lilian Carlu, Kina Hayashi, James Davis Reimer and Vincent Laudet
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:8
  28. Sexual-size dimorphism (SSD) is replete among animals, but while the selective pressures that drive the evolution of SSD have been well studied, the developmental mechanisms upon which these pressures act are ...

    Authors: Jeanne M. C. McDonald, Pegah Nabili, Lily Thorsen, Sohee Jeon and Alexander W. Shingleton
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:6