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Stephen Cameron


  • Head And Professor Entomology
  • Department Head

Selected Publications

Braband, A., Podsiadlowski, L., Cameron, S. L., Daniels, S., & Mayer, G. (2010). Extensive duplication events account for multiple control regions and pseudo-genes in the mitochondrial genome of the velvet worm Metaperipatus inae (Onychophora, Peripatopsidae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 57(1), 293--300.

Kirkness, E. F., Haas, B. J., Sun, W., Braig, H. R., Perotti, M. A., Clark, J. M., . . . Others (2010). Genome sequences of the human body louse and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(27), 12168--12173.

Hu, J., Zhang, D., Hao, J., Huang, D., Cameron, S. L., & Zhu, C. (2010). The complete mitochondrial genome of the yellow coaster, Acraea issoria (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae: Acraeini): sequence, gene organization and a unique tRNA translocation event. Molecular biology reports, 37(7), 3431--3438.

Braband, A., Cameron, S. L., Podsiadlowski, L., Daniels, S. R., & Mayer, G. (2010). The mitochondrial genome of the onychophoran Opisthopatus cinctipes (Peripatopsidae) reflects the ancestral mitochondrial gene arrangement of Panarthropoda and Ecdysozoa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 57(1), 285--292.

Song, H., Sheffield, N. C., Cameron, S. L., Miller, K. B., & Whiting, M. F. (2010). When phylogenetic assumptions are violated: base compositional heterogeneity and among-site rate variation in beetle mitochondrial phylogenomics. Systematic Entomology, 35(3), 429--448.

Cameron, S. L., Sullivan, J., Song, H., Miller, K. B., & Whiting, M. F. (2009). A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of the Neuropterida (lace-wings, alderflies and snakeflies) and their relationship to the other holometabolous insect orders. Zoologica scripta, 38(6), 575--590.

Dowton, M., Cameron, S. L., Dowavic, J. I., Austin, A. D., & Whiting, M. F. (2009). Characterization of 67 mitochondrial tRNA gene rearrangements in the Hymenoptera suggests that mitochondrial tRNA gene position is selectively neutral. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26(7), 1607--1617.

Sheffield, N. C., Song, H., Cameron, S. L., & Whiting, M. F. (2009). Nonstationary evolution and compositional heterogeneity in beetle mitochondrial phylogenomics. Systematic Biology, 58(4), 381--394.

Dowton, M., Cameron, S. L., Austin, A. D., & Whiting, M. F. (2009). Phylogenetic approaches for the analysis of mitochondrial genome sequence data in the Hymenoptera--a lineage with both rapidly and slowly evolving mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52(2), 512--519.

Colloff, M. J., & Cameron, S. L. (2009). Revision of the oribatid mite genus Austronothrus Hammer (Acari: Oribatida): sexual dimorphism and a re-evaluation of the phylogenetic relationships of the family Crotoniidae. Invertebrate Systematics, 23(2), 87--110.

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