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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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

  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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

  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Annelids are a diverse group of segmented worms within Spiralia, whose embryos exhibit spiral cleavage and a variety of larval forms. While most modern embryological studies focus on species with unequal spira...

    Authors: Allan Martín Carrillo-Baltodano, Océane Seudre, Kero Guynes and José María Martín-Durán
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:5
  16. Understanding the molecular and cellular processes that underpin animal development are crucial for understanding the diversity of body plans found on the planet today. Because of their abundance in the fossil...

    Authors: Jeffrey R. Thompson, Periklis Paganos, Giovanna Benvenuto, Maria Ina Arnone and Paola Oliveri
    Citation: EvoDevo 2021 12:3
  17. Annual fishes of the genus Nothobranchius inhabit ephemeral habitats in Eastern and Southeastern Africa. Their life cycle is characterized by very rapid maturation, a posthatch lifespan of a few weeks to month...

    Authors: Eva Terzibasi Tozzini and Alessandro Cellerino
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:25
  18. The freshwater snail Lymnaea stagnalis has a long research history, but only relatively recently has it emerged as an attractive model organism to study molecular mechanisms in the areas of developmental biology ...

    Authors: Reiko Kuroda and Masanori Abe
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:24
  19. Host/symbiont integration is a signature of evolutionarily ancient, obligate endosymbioses. However, little is known about the cellular and developmental mechanisms of host/symbiont integration at the molecula...

    Authors: Celeste R. Banfill, Alex C. C. Wilson and Hsiao-ling Lu
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:23
  20. The cellular basis of adult growth in cephalochordates (lancelets or amphioxus) has received little attention. Lancelets and their constituent organs grow slowly but continuously during adult life. Here, we co...

    Authors: Nicholas D. Holland and Ildiko M. L. Somorjai
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:22
  21. Myxobacteria and dictyostelids are prokaryotic and eukaryotic multicellular lineages, respectively, that after nutrient depletion aggregate and develop into structures called fruiting bodies. The developmental...

    Authors: Juan A. Arias Del Angel, Vidyanand Nanjundiah, Mariana Benítez and Stuart A. Newman
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:21
  22. Anemonefish, are a group of about 30 species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) that have long aroused the interest of coral reef fish ecologists. Combining a series of original biological traits and practical feat...

    Authors: Natacha Roux, Pauline Salis, Shu-Hua Lee, Laurence Besseau and Vincent Laudet
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:20
  23. Ectocarpus is a genus of filamentous, marine brown algae. Brown algae belong to the stramenopiles, a large supergroup of organisms that are only distantly related to animals, land plants and fungi. Brown algae ar...

    Authors: Susana M. Coelho, Akira F. Peters, Dieter Müller and J. Mark Cock
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:19
  24. The resurgence of interest in the comparative developmental study of chelicerates has led to important insights, such as the discovery of a genome duplication shared by spiders and scorpions, inferred to have ...

    Authors: Guilherme Gainett and Prashant P. Sharma
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:18
  25. The clade of protostome animals known as the Spiralia (e.g., mollusks, annelids, nemerteans and polyclad flatworms) shares a highly conserved program of early development. This includes shared arrangement of c...

    Authors: Alexis R. Lanza and Elaine C. Seaver
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:17
  26. Variation in shape and size of many floral organs is related to pollinators. Evolution of such organs is driven by duplication and modification of MADS-box and MYB transcription factors. We applied a combinati...

    Authors: Dewi Pramanik, Nemi Dorst, Niels Meesters, Marlies Spaans, Erik Smets, Monique Welten and Barbara Gravendeel
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:16
  27. The evolution of vertebrate smooth muscles is obscured by lack of identifiable smooth muscle-like cells in tunicates, the invertebrates most closely related to vertebrates. A recent evolutionary model was prop...

    Authors: Christopher J. Johnson, Florian Razy-Krajka and Alberto Stolfi
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:15
  28. The small teleost fish Astyanax mexicanus has emerged as an outstanding model for studying many biological topics in the context of evolution. A major attribute is conspecific surface dwelling (surface fish) and ...

    Authors: William R. Jeffery
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:14
  29. The transition of life from single cells to more complex multicellular forms has occurred at least two dozen times among eukaryotes and is one of the major evolutionary transitions, but the early steps that en...

    Authors: James G. Umen
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:13
  30. Interpretation of the floral structure of Zingiberaceae has long concentrated on the relationships of the androecial members. It suggested that labellum is composed of two structures rather than three or five,...

    Authors: Xiumei Li, Tian Fan, Pu Zou, Wenhu Zhang, Xiuju Wu, Yixin Zhang and Jingping Liao
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:12
  31. Skull diversity in the neotropical leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae) evolved through a heterochronic process called peramorphosis, with underlying causes varying by subfamily. The nectar-eating (subfamily Gloss...

    Authors: Jasmin Camacho, Rachel Moon, Samantha K. Smith, Jacky D. Lin, Charles Randolph, John J. Rasweiler IV, Richard R. Behringer and Arhat Abzhanov
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:11
  32. Much has been learned about basic biology from studies of insect model systems. The pre-eminent insect model system, Drosophila melanogaster, is a holometabolous insect with a derived mode of segment formation. W...

    Authors: Jessica Hernandez, Leslie Pick and Katie Reding
    Citation: EvoDevo 2020 11:9