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Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits. / Lemoine, M.; Lucek, K.; Perrier, C.; Saladin, V.; Adriaensen, F.; Barba, E.; Belda, E.J.; Charmantier, A.; Cichoń, M.; Eeva, T.; Grégoire, A.; Hinde, C.A.; Johnsen, A.; Komdeur, J.; Mänd, R.; Matthysen, E.; Norte, A.C.; Pitala, N.; Sheldon, B.C.; Slagsvold, T.; Tinbergen, J.M.; Török, J.; Ubels, R.; van Oers, K.; Visser, M.E.; Doligez, Blandine; Richner, Heinz.

In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 118, No. 3, 19.05.2016, p. 668-685.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Harvard

Lemoine, M, Lucek, K, Perrier, C, Saladin, V, Adriaensen, F, Barba, E, Belda, EJ, Charmantier, A, Cichoń, M, Eeva, T, Grégoire, A, Hinde, CA, Johnsen, A, Komdeur, J, Mänd, R, Matthysen, E, Norte, AC, Pitala, N, Sheldon, BC, Slagsvold, T, Tinbergen, JM, Török, J, Ubels, R, van Oers, K, Visser, ME, Doligez, B & Richner, H 2016, 'Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits.' Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol 118, no. 3, pp. 668-685. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12745

APA

Lemoine, M., Lucek, K., Perrier, C., Saladin, V., Adriaensen, F., Barba, E., ... Richner, H. (2016). Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 118(3), 668-685. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12745

Vancouver

Lemoine M, Lucek K, Perrier C, Saladin V, Adriaensen F, Barba E et al. Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 2016 May 19;118(3):668-685. Available from, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12745

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Lemoine, M.; Lucek, K.; Perrier, C.; Saladin, V.; Adriaensen, F.; Barba, E.; Belda, E.J.; Charmantier, A.; Cichoń, M.; Eeva, T.; Grégoire, A.; Hinde, C.A.; Johnsen, A.; Komdeur, J.; Mänd, R.; Matthysen, E.; Norte, A.C.; Pitala, N.; Sheldon, B.C.; Slagsvold, T.; Tinbergen, J.M.; Török, J.; Ubels, R.; van Oers, K.; Visser, M.E.; Doligez, Blandine; Richner, Heinz / Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits.

In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 118, No. 3, 19.05.2016, p. 668-685.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

BibTeX

@article{812ed8acea42424b9b1e2669affd3fd1,
title = "Low but contrasting neutral genetic differentiation shaped by winter temperature in European great tits.",
abstract = "Gene flow is usually thought to reduce genetic divergence and impede local adaptation by homogenising gene pools between populations. However, evidence for local adaptation and phenotypic differentiation in highly mobile species, experiencing high levels of gene flow, is emerging. Assessing population genetic structure at different spatial scales is thus a crucial step towards understanding mechanisms underlying intraspecific differentiation and diversification. Here, we studied the population genetic structure of a highly mobile species – the great tit Parus major – at different spatial scales. We analysed 884 individuals from 30 sites across Europe including 10 close-by sites (< 50 km), using 22 microsatellite markers. Overall we found a low but significant genetic differentiation among sites (FST = 0.008). Genetic differentiation was higher, and genetic diversity lower, in south-western Europe. These regional differences were statistically best explained by winter temperature. Overall, our results suggest that great tits form a single patchy metapopulation across Europe, in which genetic differentiation is independent of geographical distance and gene flow may be regulated by environmental factors via movements related to winter severity. This might have important implications for the evolutionary trajectories of sub-populations, especially in the context of climate change, and calls for future investigations of local differences in costs and benefits of philopatry at large scales.",
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AU - Perrier,C.

AU - Saladin,V.

AU - Adriaensen,F.

AU - Barba,E.

AU - Belda,E.J.

AU - Charmantier,A.

AU - Cichoń,M.

AU - Eeva,T.

AU - Grégoire,A.

AU - Hinde,C.A.

AU - Johnsen,A.

AU - Komdeur,J.

AU - Mänd,R.

AU - Matthysen,E.

AU - Norte,A.C.

AU - Pitala,N.

AU - Sheldon,B.C.

AU - Slagsvold,T.

AU - Tinbergen,J.M.

AU - Török,J.

AU - Ubels,R.

AU - van Oers,K.

AU - Visser,M.E.

AU - Doligez,Blandine

AU - Richner,Heinz

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PY - 2016/5/19

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N2 - Gene flow is usually thought to reduce genetic divergence and impede local adaptation by homogenising gene pools between populations. However, evidence for local adaptation and phenotypic differentiation in highly mobile species, experiencing high levels of gene flow, is emerging. Assessing population genetic structure at different spatial scales is thus a crucial step towards understanding mechanisms underlying intraspecific differentiation and diversification. Here, we studied the population genetic structure of a highly mobile species – the great tit Parus major – at different spatial scales. We analysed 884 individuals from 30 sites across Europe including 10 close-by sites (< 50 km), using 22 microsatellite markers. Overall we found a low but significant genetic differentiation among sites (FST = 0.008). Genetic differentiation was higher, and genetic diversity lower, in south-western Europe. These regional differences were statistically best explained by winter temperature. Overall, our results suggest that great tits form a single patchy metapopulation across Europe, in which genetic differentiation is independent of geographical distance and gene flow may be regulated by environmental factors via movements related to winter severity. This might have important implications for the evolutionary trajectories of sub-populations, especially in the context of climate change, and calls for future investigations of local differences in costs and benefits of philopatry at large scales.

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