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Research Article

Non-Coding Changes Cause Sex-Specific Wing Size Differences between Closely Related Species of Nasonia

  • David W. Loehlin,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Deodoro C. S. G. Oliveira,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

    Current address: Departament de Genètica i de Microbiologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain

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  • Rachel Edwards,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Jonathan D. Giebel,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America,

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  • Michael E. Clark,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • M. Victoria Cattani,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Louis van de Zande,

    Affiliation: Evolutionary Genetics, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands

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  • Eveline C. Verhulst,

    Affiliation: Evolutionary Genetics, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands

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  • Leo W. Beukeboom,

    Affiliation: Evolutionary Genetics, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands

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  • Monica Muñoz-Torres,

    Affiliation: Clemson University Genomics Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., United States of America

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  • John H. Werren mail

    werr@mail.rochester.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: January 15, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000821

About the Authors

David W. Loehlin, Deodoro C. S. G. Oliveira, Rachel Edwards, Jonathan D. Giebel, Michael E. Clark, M. Victoria Cattani, John H. Werren
Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States of America
Louis van de Zande, Eveline C. Verhulst, Leo W. Beukeboom
Evolutionary Genetics, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
Monica Muñoz-Torres
Clemson University Genomics Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: werr@mail.rochester.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DWL LvdZ LWB JHW. Performed the experiments: DWL DCSGO RE JDG MEC MVC ECV MMT. Analyzed the data: DWL DCSGO RE JDG MMT JHW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DWL MEC LvdZ LWB MMT JHW. Wrote the paper: DWL DCSGO JHW.