Antonia Monteiro

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Wings, horns, and butterfly eyespots: how do complex traits evolve?
    Ant nia Monteiro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    PLoS Biol 7:e37. 2009
  2. pmc Spalt expression and the development of melanic color patterns in pierid butterflies
    ANDREW M STOEHR
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, CT 06511, New Haven, USA
    Evodevo 4:6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Distal-less regulates eyespot patterns and melanization in Bicyclus butterflies
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:321-31. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Gene regulatory networks reused to build novel traits: co-option of an eye-related gene regulatory network in eye-like organs and red wing patches on insect wings is suggested by optix expression
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Bioessays 34:181-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Alternative models for the evolution of eyespots and of serial homology on lepidopteran wings
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Bioessays 30:358-66. 2008
  6. pmc The combined effect of two mutations that alter serially homologous color pattern elements on the fore and hindwings of a butterfly
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14228, USA
    BMC Genet 8:22. 2007
  7. pmc Comparative insights into questions of lepidopteran wing pattern homology
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, 109 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    BMC Dev Biol 6:52. 2006
  8. pmc Temporal gene expression variation associated with eyespot size plasticity in Bicyclus anynana
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65830. 2013
  9. pmc Germline transformation of the butterfly Bicyclus anynana
    Jeffrey M Marcus
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S263-5. 2004
  10. pmc A single origin for nymphalid butterfly eyespots followed by widespread loss of associated gene expression
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 8:e1002893. 2012

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Publications38

  1. doi request reprint Wings, horns, and butterfly eyespots: how do complex traits evolve?
    Ant nia Monteiro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    PLoS Biol 7:e37. 2009
  2. pmc Spalt expression and the development of melanic color patterns in pierid butterflies
    ANDREW M STOEHR
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, CT 06511, New Haven, USA
    Evodevo 4:6. 2013
    ..A single transcription factor, Spalt (Sal), has been previously associated with the development of some pattern elements in Pieris rapae, but it is unclear to what extent Sal is associated with patterns in other pierid species...
  3. doi request reprint Distal-less regulates eyespot patterns and melanization in Bicyclus butterflies
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 320:321-31. 2013
    ..We conclude that Dll is a positive regulator of focal differentiation and eyespot signaling and that this gene is also a possible selector gene for scale melanization in butterflies...
  4. doi request reprint Gene regulatory networks reused to build novel traits: co-option of an eye-related gene regulatory network in eye-like organs and red wing patches on insect wings is suggested by optix expression
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Bioessays 34:181-6. 2012
    ..Novel research directions to facilitate inference of network co-option are also highlighted, especially in cases where the pre-existent and novel traits do not resemble each other...
  5. doi request reprint Alternative models for the evolution of eyespots and of serial homology on lepidopteran wings
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Bioessays 30:358-66. 2008
    ..I discuss the merits of each of these alternate hypotheses by finding analogies to other systems and propose research avenues for addressing these issues in the future...
  6. pmc The combined effect of two mutations that alter serially homologous color pattern elements on the fore and hindwings of a butterfly
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14228, USA
    BMC Genet 8:22. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Comparative insights into questions of lepidopteran wing pattern homology
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, 109 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    BMC Dev Biol 6:52. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Temporal gene expression variation associated with eyespot size plasticity in Bicyclus anynana
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65830. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Germline transformation of the butterfly Bicyclus anynana
    Jeffrey M Marcus
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:S263-5. 2004
    ..Ultimately, the new data generated by these techniques may permit an integrated understanding of the developmental genetics of colour-pattern formation and of the ecological and evolutionary processes in which these patterns play a role...
  10. pmc A single origin for nymphalid butterfly eyespots followed by widespread loss of associated gene expression
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 8:e1002893. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Phenotypic plasticity in opsin expression in a butterfly compound eye complements sex role reversal
    Andrew Everett
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 12:232. 2012
    ..As a proxy of visual performance we measured eye size, facet lens size, and sensitivity to light, e.g., the expression levels of all opsins, in males and females of both seasonal forms...
  12. pmc Accommodating natural and sexual selection in butterfly wing pattern evolution
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8106, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2369-75. 2009
    ..This signalling strategy has important ramifications on the developmental evolution of wing pattern elements and diversification of butterfly species...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transgenic approaches to study wing color pattern development in Lepidoptera
    Diane M Ramos
    Dept Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Mol Biosyst 3:530-5. 2007
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Developmental plasticity in sexual roles of butterfly species drives mutual sexual ornamentation
    Kathleen L Prudic
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Science 331:73-5. 2011
    ..Thus, reciprocal selection through time may result in mutual sexual ornamentation...
  15. pmc Pogostick: a new versatile piggyBac vector for inducible gene over-expression and down-regulation in emerging model systems
    Bin Chen
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e18659. 2011
    ..These tools should enable the exploration of gene function, via knock-downs of endogenous genes, as well as over-expression and ectopic expression of transgenes...
  16. pmc Differential Expression of Ecdysone Receptor Leads to Variation in Phenotypic Plasticity across Serial Homologs
    Antonia Monteiro
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore Yale NUS College, Singapore
    PLoS Genet 11:e1005529. 2015
    ..This finding provides a novel signaling pathway, 20E, and a novel molecular candidate, EcR, for the regulation of levels of phenotypic plasticity across body parts or serial homologs. ..
  17. pmc Differential involvement of Hedgehog signaling in butterfly wing and eyespot development
    Xiaoling Tong
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e51087. 2012
    ..We discuss our findings in the context of alternative evolutionary scenarios that led to the differential expression of hh and other Hh pathway signaling members across nymphalid species...
  18. pmc Male courtship rate plasticity in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana is controlled by temperature experienced during the pupal and adult stages
    Ashley Bear
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64061. 2013
    ..This finding allows us to develop hypotheses that address how developmental and physiological factors may have influenced the evolution of behavioral plasticity in this species...
  19. pmc On the origins of sexual dimorphism in butterflies
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:1981-8. 2011
    ..Future comparative and developmental work on sexual dimorphism within and among taxa will provide a better understanding of the biases and constraints governing the evolution of animal sexual dimorphism...
  20. doi request reprint Over-expression of Ultrabithorax alters embryonic body plan and wing patterns in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana
    Xiaoling Tong
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China Electronic address
    Dev Biol 394:357-66. 2014
    ..These results suggest that Ubx has been co-opted into a novel eyespot gene regulatory network, and that it is capable of activating black pigmentation in butterflies. ..
  21. doi request reprint Both cell-autonomous mechanisms and hormones contribute to sexual development in vertebrates and insects
    Ashley Bear
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Bioessays 35:725-32. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Ancient Wings: animating the evolution of butterfly wing patterns
    Samuel Arbesman
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Biosystems 71:289-95. 2003
    ..Ancient Wings may be used as a pedagogical device as well as a research tool for hypothesis-generation in the fields of evolutionary, ecological, and developmental biology...
  23. pmc Temporal and spatial control of transgene expression using laser induction of the hsp70 promoter
    Diane M Ramos
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    BMC Dev Biol 6:55. 2006
    ..Here, we sought to eliminate the need for this type of sequence-based gene regulation and to open the field of functional genetics to a broader range of organisms...
  24. pmc Biased learning affects mate choice in a butterfly
    Erica L Westerman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:10948-53. 2012
    ..Our findings demonstrate that females are able to change their preferences in response to a single social event, and suggest a role for biased learning in the evolution of visual sexual ornamentation...
  25. pmc In vivo electroporation of DNA into the wing epidermis of the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana
    Kyle Golden
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Insect Sci 7:1-8. 2007
    ....
  26. pmc Nymphalid eyespot serial homologues originate as a few individualized modules
    Jeffrey C Oliver
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA Department of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 281:. 2014
    ..This broad comparative analysis illustrates how serial homologues may initially evolve as a few units serving a particular function and subsequently become repeated in novel body locations with new functions. ..
  27. pmc The genetic, morphological, and physiological characterization of a dark larval cuticle mutation in the butterfly, Bicyclus anynana
    Ashley Bear
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS ONE 5:e11563. 2010
    ..We conclude that different molecular mechanisms underlie larval melanism in different species of Lepidoptera...
  28. pmc Female Bicyclus anynana butterflies choose males on the basis of their dorsal UV-reflective eyespot pupils
    Kendra A Robertson
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:1541-6. 2005
    ..We propose that sexual selection by female choice, rather than predator avoidance, may have been an important selective factor in the early stages of eyespot evolution in ancestral Lepidopteran lineages...
  29. pmc Eyespots deflect predator attack increasing fitness and promoting the evolution of phenotypic plasticity
    Kathleen L Prudic
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Department of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 282:20141531. 2015
    ..anynana. Thus, reciprocal selection between invertebrate and vertebrate predators across seasons may contribute to the evolution of the B. anynana polyphenism. ..
  30. pmc Evolutionary reduction of the first thoracic limb in butterflies
    Joanna M Wolfe
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8109, USA
    J Insect Sci 11:66. 2011
    ..Possible developmental differences as well as ecological factors driving the evolution of reduced limbs are discussed...
  31. pmc The use of chemical and visual cues in female choice in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana
    Katie Costanzo
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, 109 Cooke Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:845-51. 2007
    ..We discuss the possible functions of these signals and how this bimodal system may be used in intra- and interspecific mate evaluation...
  32. ncbi request reprint The HSP90 family of genes in the human genome: insights into their divergence and evolution
    Bin Chen
    Department of Biological Sciences, The State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Genomics 86:627-37. 2005
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on both nucleotide and protein data demonstrated that HSP90(AA+AB+B) formed a monophyletic clade, whereas TRAP is a relatively distant paralogue of this clade...
  33. doi request reprint Corrigendum to "A Survey of Eyespot Sexual Dimorphism across Nymphalid Butterflies"
    Christopher K Tokita
    Yale College, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Evol Biol 2017:2704640. 2017
    ..This corrects the article DOI: 10.1155/2013/926702.]...
  34. pmc In situ protocol for butterfly pupal wings using riboprobes
    Diane Ramos
    Department of Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, USA
    J Vis Exp . 2007
    ..While an in situ technique for larval wing discs has been available to the butterfly community for several years, the current protocol has been optimized for the larger and more fragile pupal wings...
  35. pmc Rearing Temperature Influences Adult Response to Changes in Mating Status
    Erica Westerman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0146546. 2016
    ..anynana. This developmentally controlled behavioral plasticity may be adaptive, as lifespan depends on the partner's mating status in one seasonal form, but not in the other. ..
  36. pmc Artificial selection for structural color on butterfly wings and comparison with natural evolution
    Bethany R Wasik
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:12109-14. 2014
    ..This work shows that populations harbor large amounts of standing genetic variation that can lead to rapid evolution of scales' structural color via slight modifications to the scales' physical dimensions. ..
  37. doi request reprint Mate preference for a phenotypically plastic trait is learned, and may facilitate preference-phenotype matching
    Erica L Westerman
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511 Ecology and Evolution Department, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 60615
    Evolution 68:1661-70. 2014
    ..These results suggest that individuals may accommodate environmentally dependent variation in morphological traits via learned mate preferences in each generation, and that learned mate preference plasticity can be sexually dimorphic...
  38. ncbi request reprint Visualization of early embryos of the butterfly Bicyclus anynana
    Jarod Masci
    Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Zygote 13:139-44. 2005
    ..Preliminary data on the developmental rate of the early embryo are also presented...