Publications

  • Blanchard, B.D. and C.S. Moreau. 2016. Defensive traits exhibit an evolutionary trade-off and drive diversification in ants. Evolution 71(2):315-328.
  • Clouse, M.C., B.D. Blanchard, R. Gibson, W.C. Wheeler, and M. Janda. 2016. Taxonomic updates for some confusing Micronesian species of Camponotus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Myrmecological News 23:139-152.
  • Liu, C., B. Guénard, B. Blanchard, Y.Q. Peng, and E.P. Economo. 2016. Reorganization of taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic ant biodiversity after conversion to rubber plantation. Ecological Monographs 86(2):215-227.
  • Economo, E.P., E.M. Sarnat, M. Janda, R. Clouse, P. Klimov, G. Fischer, B.D. Blanchard, et al. 2015. Breaking out of biogeographical modules: range expansion and taxon cycles in the hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole. Journal of Biogeography 42(12):2289-2301.
  • Liu, C., B. Guénard, F. Hita Garcia, S. Yamane, B. Blanchard, D.R. Yang, and E. Economo. 2015. New records of ant species from Yunnan, China. ZooKeys 477:17-78.
  • Clouse, M.C., M. Janda, B. Blanchardet al. 2014. Molecular phylogeny of Indo-Pacific carpenter ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Camponotus) reveals waves of dispersal and colonization from diverse source areas.  Cladistics 31(4):424-437.
  • Sarnat, E.M., B. Blanchard, B. Guénard, J. Fasi, and E.P. Economo. 2013. Checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Solomon Islands and a new survey of Makira Island. Zookeys 257:47-88.
  • Guénard, B., B. Blanchard, C. Liu, D.R. Yang, and E.P. Economo. 2013. Rediscovery of the rare ant genus Bannapone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae) and the description of the worker caste. Zootaxa 375(3): 371-379.