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Comeault A.A., Wang J., Tittes S., Isbell K., Ingley S., Hurlbert A.H., and D.R. Matute (2020) Genetic diversity and thermal performance in invasive and native populations of African fig flies. Molecular Biology and Evolution (Accepted Manuscript)

Matute D.R., Comeault A.A., Earley E., Serrato-Capuchina A., Peede D., Monroy-Eklund A., Huang W., Jones C.D., Mackay T.F.C., and J.A. Coyne (2020) Rapid and predictable evolution of admixed populations between two Drosophila species pairs. Genetics 214:211-230;

Williams R.C., Blanko M.B., Poelstra J.W., Hunnicutt K.E., Comeault A.A., and A.D. Yoder (2020) Conservation genomic analysis reveals ancient introgression and declining levels of genetic diversity in Madagascar’s hibernating dwarf lemurs. Heredity 124:236-251;


Comeault A.A. and D.R. Matute (2018) Genetic divergence and the number of hybridizing species affect the path to homoploid hybrid speciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115(39):9761-9766.

Cooper B.S., Sedghifar A., Nash W.T., Comeault A.A., and D.R. Matute (2018) A maladaptive combination of traits contributes to the maintenance of a Drosophila hybrid zone. Current Biology 28(18):2940-2947. e6

Comeault A.A. (2018) The genomic and ecological context of hybridization affects the probability that symmetrical incompatibilities drive hybrid speciationEcology and Evolution 8:73-85;


Comeault A.A., Serrato-Capuchina A., Turissini D.A., McLaughlin P.J., David J.R., and D.R. Matute. (2017) A nonrandom subset of olfactory genes is associated with host preference in the fruit fly Drosophila orenaEvolution Letters 1:73-85; DOI:10.1002/evl3.7.

Riesch R., Muschick M., Lindtke D., Villoutreix R, Comeault A.A., Farkas T.E., Lucek K., Hellen E., Soria-Carrasco V., Dennis S.R., de Carvalho C.F., Safran R.J., Sandova C.P., Feder J., Gries R., Crespi B.J., Gries G., Gompert Z., and P. Nosil. (2017) Transitions between phases of genomic differentiation during stick-insect speciationNature Ecology and Evolution 0082; DOI:10.1038/s41559-017-0082

Turissini D.A., Comeault A.A., Liu G., Lee Y.C.G., and D.R. Matute. (2017) The ability of Drosophila hybrids to locate food declines with parental divergenceEvolution 71:960-973; DOI:10.1111/evo.13180 [PNAS “Journal Club”F1000]

Richards E., Comeault A.A., and J. Poelstra. (2017) Digest*: Sticklebacks don’t just go with the flow: genetic differentiation between lake and stream populations due to more than just geographic distanceEvolution 71:495-496. [*corresponding to article: Weber et al. 2016]


Farkas T.E., Mononen T., Comeault A.A., and P. Nosil. (2016) Observational evidence that maladaptive gene flow reduces patch occupancy in a wild insect metapopulationEvolution 70:2879-2888.

Comeault A.A., Venkat, A., and D.R. Matute. (2016) Correlated evolution of male and female reproductive traits drive a cascading effect of reinforcement in Drosophila yakubaProceedings of the Royal Society: B 283:20160730[SI(older) bioRxiv submission]

Comeault A.A., Ferreira C., Dennis S., Soria-Carrasco V., and P. Nosil. (2016) Color phenotypes are under similar genetic control in two distantly related species of Timema stick insectEvolution 70:1283-1296. [(older) bioRxiv submission]

Comeault A.A. and D. R. Matute. (2016) Reinforcement’s incidental effects on reproductive isolation between conspecificsCurrent Zoology 62:135-143(invited manuscript)


Comeault A.A., Flaxman, S.*, Riesch R.*, Curran E., Soria-Carrasco, V., Gompert Z., Farkas T.E., Muschick M., Parchman T.L., Schwander T., Slate J., and P. Nosil. (2015) Selection on a genetic polymorphism counteracts ecological speciation in a stick insectCurrent Biology 25:1975-1981. [SI]datadatadataDispatch by S. RogersEco-Evo Evo-Eco post 


Soria-Carrasco*, V., Gompert Z.*, Comeault A.A., Farkas T.E., Parchman T.L., Johnson S., Buerkle C.A., Feder J.L., Bast J., Schwander T., Egan S.P., Crespi B.J., and P. Nosil. (2014) Stick Insect genomes reveal natural selection’s role in parallel speciationScience 344:738-742. [SI]; Is evolution repeatable?; …show how evolution repeats; covered by F1000; Write up for “Today’s Science” educational site.

Comeault, A.A., Soria-Carrasco, V., Gompert Z., Farkas T.E., Buerkle C.A., Parchman T.L., and P. Nosil. (2014) Genome-wide association mapping of phenotypic traits subject to a range of intensities of natural selection in Timema cristinaeThe American Naturalist 183:711-727. (invited manuscript)

Gompert Z., Comeault A.A., Farkas T.E., Feder J.L., Parchman T.L., Buerkle C.A., and P. Nosil. (2014) Experimental evidence for ecological selection on genome variation in the wildEcology Letters17:369-379.


Farkas T.E., Mononen T., Comeault A.A., Hanski I. and P. Nosil. (2013) Evolution of camouflage drives rapid ecological change within an insect communityCurrent Biology 23:1835-1843. Dispatch by A. Hendry in Current. Bio.; Nat. Geo. “The Loom” writeup

Feder, J.L., Flaxman S., Egan S.P., Comeault A.A. and P. Nosil. (2013) Geographic mode of speciation and genomic divergenceAnnual Review of Ecology and Evolution and Systematics 44.

2009 – 2012

Nosil P., Gompert Z., Farkas T.E., Comeault A.A., Feder J.L., Buerkle C.A., and T.L. Parchman. (2012) Genomic consequences of multiple speciation processes in a stick insectProceedings of the Royal Society: B 279:5058-5065. [Supp.] Ed. Choice coverage in Science

Comeault A.A., Sommers M., Schwander T., Buerkle C.A., Farkas T.E., Nosil P., and T.L. Parchman. (2012) De novo characterization of the Timema cristinae transcriptome facilitates marker discovery and inference of genetic divergenceMolecular Ecology Resources 12:549-561.

Comeault A.A. and B.P. Noonan. (2011) Spatial variation in the fitness of divergent aposematic phenotypes of the poison frog, Dendrobates tinctorius. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:1374-1379.

Comeault A.A., Stevens C.J., and S.K. Juniper. (2010) Mixed photosynthetic-chemosynthetic diets in vent obligate macroinvertebrates at shallow hydrothermal vents on Volcano 1, South Tonga Arc – evidence from stable isotope and fatty acid analyses. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 51:351-359.

Noonan B.P. and A.A. Comeault. (2009) The role of predator selection on polymorphic aposematic poison frogs. Biology Letters 5:51-54.