Publications

At OIST

  1. Bucek A., Šobotník J., He S., Shi M., McMahon E.C., Holmes E.C., Roisin Y., Lo N. & Bourguignon T. (2019) Evolution of termite symbiosis informed by transcriptome-based phylogenies. Current Biology, 29, 3728-3734.
  2. Forni G., Puccio G., Bourguignon T., Evans T., Mantovani B., Rota-stabelli O., Luchetti A. (2019) Complete mitochondrial genomes from transcriptomes: assessing pros and cons of data mining for assembling new mitogenomes. Scientific Reports 9, 14806.
  3. Synek J., Beránková T., Stiblik P., Pflegerová J, Akama P.D., Bourguignon T., Sillam-Dussès D. & Šobotník J. (2019) The oral gland, a new wexocrine organ of termites. Arthropod Structure and Development, 51, 32-36.
  4. Wang M., Buček A., Šobotník J., Sillam-Dussès D., Evans T.A., Roisin Y., Lo N. & Bourguignon T. (2019) Historical biogeography of the termite clade Rhinotermitinae (Blattodea: Isoptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 132, 100-104.
  5. Delattre O., Šobotník J., Jandák V., Synek J., Cvačka J., Jiřiček O., Bourguignon T. & Sillam-Dussès D. (2019) Chemical and vibratory signals used in alarm communication in the termite Reticulitermes flavipes (Rhinotermitidae). Insectes Sociaux, 66, 265-272. 
  6. Qian T., Bourguignon T., Willenmse L., De Coninck E. & Evans T. (2019) Global spread of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Biological Invasions, in press 
  7. Scheffrahn R.H., Bourguignon T., Akama P.D., Sillam-Dussès D. & Šobotník J. (2018) Roisinitermes ebogoensis gen. & sp. n., an outstanding drywood termite with snapping soldiers from Cameroon (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae). Zookeys, 787, 91-105.
  8. Wu L.W., Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Wen P., Liang W.R. & Li H.F. (2018) Phylogenetic position of the enigmatic termite family Stylotermitidae (Insecta: Blattodea). Invertebrate Systematics, 32, 1111-1117.
  9. Kinjo Y., Bourguignon T., Tong J.K., Kuwahara H., Lim S.J., Yoon K.B., Shigenobu S., Park Y.C., Nalepa C.A., Hongoh Y., Ohkuma M., Lo N. & Tokuda G. (2018) Parallel and gradual genome erosion in the Blattabacterium endosymbionts of Mastotermes darwiniensis and Cryptocercus wood roaches. Genome Biology and Evolution, 10, 1622-1630. 
  10. Bourguignon T., Dahlsjö C.A. L., Salim K.A. & Evans T.A. (2018) Termite diversity and species composition in heath forests, mixed dipterocarp forests, and pristine and selectively logged tropical peat swamp forests in Brunei. Insectes Sociaux, 65, 439-444.  
  11. Bourguignon T.*, Lo N.* (*equal first authors), Dietrich C., Šobotník J., Sidek S., Roisin Y., Brune A. & Evans T.A. (2018) Rampant host-switching shaped the termite gut microbiome. Current Biology, 28, 649-654. This article has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field.
  12. Bourguignon T.*, Qian T.* (*equal first authors), Ho S.Y.W., Juna F., Wang Z., Arab D.A., Cameron S.L., Walker J., Rentz D., Evans T.A. & Lo N. (2018) Transoceanic and plate tectonics shaped global cockroach distributions: evidence from mitochondrial phylogenomics. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 35, 970-983.
  13. Palma-Onetto V., Hošková K., Křížková B., Krejčířová R, Pflegerová J., Bubeníčková F, Plarre R., Dahlsjö C.A.L., Synek J., Bourguignon T., Sillam-Dussès D. & Šobotník J. (2018) The labral gland in termite soldiers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 123, 535-544.
  14. Scheffrahn R.H., Bourguignon T., Bordereau C., Hernandez-Aguilar R.A., Oelze V.M., Dieguez P., Šobotník J. & Pascual-Guarrido A. (2017) White-gutted soldiers: simplification of the digestive tube for a non-particulate diet in higher Old World termites (Isoptera: Termitidae). Insectes Sociaux, 64, 525-533.
  15. Bourguignon T., Dahlsjö C.A. L., Jacquemin J., Gang L., Wijedasa L.S. & Evans T.A. (2017) Ant and termite communities in isolated and continuous forest fragments in Singapore. Insectes Sociaux, 64, 505-514.
  16. Hamidi R., de Biseau J.C., Bourguignon T., Segundo G.B.M., Fontanelle M.T.M.B. & Quinet Y. (2017) Dispersal strategies in the highly polygynous ant Crematogaster (Orthocrema) pygmae Forel (Formicidae: Myrmicinae). PLOS ONE, 12, e0178813.
  17. Hellemans S., Bourguignon T., Kyjakova P., Hanus R. & Roisin Y. (2017) Mitochondrial phylogenomics and chemical profiles reveal a new genus and species of Neotropical termite with snapping soldiers, Palmitermes impostor (Termitidae: Termitinae). Invertebrate Systematics, 31, 394-405. 

 

Before joining OIST

  1. Bourguignon T., Lo N., Šobotník J., Ho S.Y.W., Iqbal N., Coissac E., Lee M., Jendryka M., Sillam-Dussès D., Křížková B., Roisin Y. & Evans T.A. (2017) Mitochondrial phylogenomics resolves the global spread of higher termites, ecosystem engineers of the tropics. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 34, 589-597. 
  2. Lee T.R.C., Bourguignon T. & Lo N. (2017) Female-only workers and soldiers in Schedorhinotermes intermedius are not produced by parthenogenesis. Insectes Sociaux, 64, 133-139. 
  3. Tang Q., Jiang H., Li Y., Bourguignon T. & Evans T.A. (2016) Population structure of the german cockroach, Blattella germanica, shows two expansions across China. Biological Invasions, 18, 2391-2402
  4. Bourguignon T., Lo N., Šobotník J., Sillam-Dussès D., Roisin Y. & Evans T.A. (2016) Oceanic dispersal, vicariance and human introduction shaped the modern distribution of the termites Reticulitermes, Heterotermes and Coptotermes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283, 20160179. 
  5. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Brabcová J., Sillam-Dussès D., Buček A., Krasulová J., Vytisková B., Demianová Z., Mareš M., Roisin Y. & Vogel H. (2016) Molecular mechanism of the two-component suicidal weapon of Neocapritermes taracua old workers. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 33, 809-819.
  6. Bourguignon T., Chisholm R.A. & Evans T.A. (2016) The termite ‘worker’ phenotype evolved as dispersal strategy for fertile wingless individuals before eusociality. The American Naturalist, 187, 372-387. 
  7. Jouquet P., Bottinelli N., Shanbhag R.R., Bourguignon T., Traoré S. & Abbasi S.A. (in press) Termites: The neglected soil engineers of tropical soils. Soil Science, 181, 157-165
  8. Kaji T., Keiler J., Bourguignon T. & Miura T. (2016) Functional transformation series and the evolutionary origin of novel forms: evidence from a remarkable termite defensive organ. Evolution and Development, 18, 78-88 
  9. Chouvenc T., Li H.F., Austin J., Bordereau C., Bourguignon T. et al. (26 other co-authors) (2016) Revisiting Coptotermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): a global taxonomic roadmap for species validity and distribution of an economically important subterranean termite genus. Systematic Entomology, 41, 299-306. 
  10. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Dahlsjö C.A. L. & Roisin, Y. (2016) The soldierless Apicotermitinae: insights into a poorly known and ecologically dominant tropical taxon. Insectes Sociaux, 63, 39-50. 
  11. Bourguignon T., Scheffrahn R.H., Nagy Z.T., Sonet, G., Host B. & Roisin Y. (2016) Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera: Termitidae): redescription of the genus Grigiotermes Mathews and description of five new genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 176, 15-35. 
  12. Delattre O., Sillam-Dussès D., Jandák V., Brothánek M., Rücker K., Bourguignon T., Vytisková B., Cvačka J., Jiřiček O. & Šobotník J. (2015) Complex alarm strategy in the most basal termite species. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 69, 1945-1955. 
  13. Šobotník J., Bourguignon T., Carrijo T.F., Bordereau C., Robert A., Křižková B., Constantini J.P. & Cancello E.M. (2015) The nasus gland: A new gland in soldiers of Angularitermes (Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae). Arthropod Structure and Development, 44, 401-406. 
  14. Jacquemin J., Sonet G., Bourguignon T., Evans T.A. & Delsinne T. (2015) Second record and DNA barcode of the ant Tyrannomyrmex rex Fernandez (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology, 62, 276-280. 
  15. Bourguignon T., Drouet T., Šobotník J., Hanus R. & Roisin Y. (2015) Influence of soil properties on soldierless termite distribution. PLoS ONE, 10, e0135341. 
  16. Bourguignon T., Lo N., Cameron S.L., Šobotník J., Hayashi Y., Shigenobu S., Watanabe D., Roisin Y., Miura T. & Evans T.A. (2015) The evolutionary history of termites as inferred from 66 mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 32, 406-421. Listed in the Mol. Biol. Evol. Recent Citation Classics (2012-2016). 
  17. Křižková B., Bourguignon T., Vytisková B. & Šobotník J. (2014) The clypeal gland: a new exocrine gland in termite imagoes (Isoptera: Serritermitidae, Rhinotermitidae, Termitidae). Arthropod Structure and Development, 43, 537-542. 
  18. Šobotník J., Kutalová K., Vytisková B., Roisin Y. & Bourguignon T. (2014) Age-dependent changes in ultrastructure of the defensive glands of Neocapritermes taracua workers (Isoptera, Termitidae). Arthropod Structure and Development, 43, 205-210. 
  19. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Hanus R., Krasulová J., Vrkoslav V., Cvačka J. & Roisin Y. (2013) Delineating species boundaries using an iterative taxonomic approach: The case of soldierless termites (Isoptera, Termitidae, Apicotermitinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69, 694-703. 
  20. Hayashi Y., Shigenobu S., Watanabe D., Toga K., Saiki R., Shimada K., Bourguignon T., Lo N., Hojo M., Maekawa K. & Miura T. (2013) Construction and characterization of normalized cDNA libraries by 454 pyrosequencing and estimation of DNA methylation levels in three distantly related termite species. PLoS ONE, 8, e76678 
  21. Kutalová K., Bourguignon T., Sillam-Dussès D., Hanus R., Roisin Y.  Šobotník J. (2013) Armed reproductives: Evolution of the frontal gland in imagoes of Termitidae. Arthropod Structure and Development, 42, 339-348. 
  22. Roisin Y., Bourguignon T., Leponce M. (2013) Nutrient recycling starts in the canopy: the secretive action of termites. In: Lowman M., Devy S., Ganesh T. (eds) Treetops at Risk: Challenges of Global Canopy Ecology and Conservation. Springer, pp. 415-421. Editorially-reviewed.
  23. Šobotník J.*, Bourguignon T.* (*equal first authors), Hanus R., Demianová Z., Pytelková J., Mareš M., Foltýnová P., Preisler J., Cvačka J., Krasulová J. & Roisin Y. (2012) Explosive backpack in old termite workers. Science, 337, 436. Listed in the Top 10 ScienceNOWs of 2012, Science, 338, 1518. 
  24. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Sillam-Dussès D., Jiroš P., Hanus R., Roisin Y. & Miura T. (2012) Developmental pathways of Psammotermes hybostoma (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): Old pseudergates make up a new sterile caste. PLoS ONE, 7, e44527 
  25. Bourguignon T., Hayashi Y. & Miura T. (2012) Skewed soldier sex ratio in termites: testing the size-threshold hypothesis. Insectes Sociaux, 59, 557-563. 
  26. Sillam-Dussès D., Krasulová J., Vrkoslav V., Pytelková J., Cvačka J., Kutalová K., Bourguignon T., Miura T. & Šobotník J. (2012) Comparative study of the labial gland secretion in termites (Isoptera). PLoS ONE, 7, e46431. [Journal IF: 3.057; ranked 11/62 in Multidisciplinary Sciences, cited 11 times]
  27. Cameron S.L., Lo N., Bourguignon T., Svenson G.J. & Evans T.A. (2012) A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of termites (Blattodea: Termitoidae): Robust support for interfamilial relationships and molecular synapomorphies define major clades. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65, 163-173.
  28. Hanus R., Šobotník J., Krasulová J., Jiroš P., Žáček P., Kalinová B., Dolejšová K., Cvačka J., Bourguignon T., Roisin Y., Lacey M.J. & Sillam-Dussès D. (2012) Nonadecadienone, a new termite trail pheromone identified in Glossotermes oculatus (Serritermitidae). Chemical Senses, 37, 55-63. 
  29. Bourguignon T., Leponce M. & Roisin Y. (2011) Are the spatio-temporal dynamics of soil-feeding termite colonies shaped by intraspecific competition? Ecological Entomology, 36, 776-785. 
  30. Bourguignon T. & Roisin Y. (2011) Revision of the termite family Rhinotermitidae (Isoptera) in New Guinea. Zookeys, 148, 55-103. 
  31. Bourguignon T., Leponce M. & Roisin Y. (2011) Beta-diversity of termite assemblages among pristine French Guiana rainforests. Biotropica, 43, 473-479. 
  32. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Lepoint G., Martin M., Hardy O.J., Dejean A. & Roisin Y. (2011) Feeding ecology and phylogenetic structure of a complex neotropical termite assemblage, revealed by nitrogen stable isotope ratios. Ecological Entomology, 36, 261-269. 
  33. Šobotník J.*, Bourguignon T.* (*equal first authors), Hanus R., Sillam-Dussès D., Pflegerova J., Weyda F., Kutalova K., Vytiskova B. & Roisin Y. (2010) Not only soldiers have weapons: Evolution of the frontal gland in imagoes of the termite families Rhinotermitidae and Serritermitidae. PLoS ONE, 5, e15761. 
  34. Bourguignon T., Scheffrahn R.H., Křeček J., Nagy Z.T., Sonet G. & Roisin Y. (2010) Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera: Termitidae): redescription of the genus Anoplotermes and description of Longustitermes gen. nov. Invertebrate Systematics, 24, 357-370. 
  35. Šobotník J., Sillam-Dussès D., Weyda F., Dejean A., Roisin Y., Hanus R. & Bourguignon T. (2010) The frontal gland in workers of soldierless termites. Naturwissenschaften, 97, 495-503. 
  36. Šobotník J., Bourguignon T., Hanus R., Weyda F. & Roisin Y. (2010) Structure and function of defensive glands in soldiers of Glossotermes oculatus (Isoptera: Serritermitidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 99, 839-848. 
  37. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Hanus R. & Roisin Y. (2009) Developmental pathways of Glossotermes oculatus (Isoptera, Serritermitidae): at the cross-roads of worker caste evolution in termites. Evolution and Development, 11, 659-668. 
  38. Bourguignon T., Šobotník J., Lepoint G., Martin J.M. & Roisin Y. (2009) Niche differentiation among neotropical soldierless soil-feeding termites revealed by stable isotope ratios. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 41, 2038-2043. 
  39. Piskorski R., Hanus R., Kalinová B., Valterová I., Křeček J., Bourguignon T., Roisin Y., & Šobotník J. (2009) Temporal and geographic variations in the morphology and chemical composition of the frontal gland in imagoes of Prorhinotermes species (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 98, 384-392. 
  40. Bourguignon T., Leponce M. & Roisin Y. (2009) Insights into the termite assemblage of a neotropical rainforest from the spatio-temporal distribution of alate flights. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 2, 153-162. 
  41. Hanus R., Luxová A., Šobotník J., Kalinová B., Jiroš P., Křeček J., Bourguignon T. & Bordereau C. (2009) Sexual communication in Prorhinotermes simplex (Isoptera, Rhinotermitidae). Insectes Sociaux, 56, 11-118. 
  42. Šobotník J., Hanus R., Kalinová B., Piskorski R., Cvaèka J., Bourguignon T. & Roisin Y. (2008) (E, E)-α-Farnesene, an alarm pheromone of Prorhinotermes canalifrons (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).  Journal of Chemical Ecology, 34, 478-486. 
  43. Bourguignon T., Leponce M. & Roisin Y. (2008) Revision of the Termitinae with snapping soldiers (Isoptera: Termitidae) from New Guinea.  Zootaxa, 1769, 1-34. 
  44. Bourguignon T., Pasteels J.M. & Roisin Y. (2007) Taxonomy, distribution and host specificity of the termitophile tribe Trichopseniini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in New Guinea and adjacent islands. Insect Systematics and Evolution, 38, 405-425. 
  45. Bourguignon T. & Roisin Y. (2006) Revision of the termitophilous tribe Pseudoperinthini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in New Guinea. Insect Systematics and Evolution, 37, 443-456. 
  46. Bourguignon T. & Roisin Y. (2006) A new genus and three new species of termitophilous staphylinids (Coleoptera: Staplylinidae) associated with Schedorhinotermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in New Guinea. Sociobiology, 48, 395-407.