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Kergoat

-- Research Director at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra) -- Plant Health and Environment Division

Kergoat
Gael J. KERGOAT / E-mail : gael.kergoat[at]inra.fr

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Tel : +33 (0)  499 623 371 

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Identifying the forces that shape diversity is an important challenge in Ecology and Evolution. It is especially the case when it comes to studying patterns of biodiversity in insects, which account for more than half of the known described species on Earth. Though I considerer myself primarily an evolutionary biologist, I am also an entomologist who understands that taxonomy is central to biological studies, as species are often the basic units on which they are based. That is why a consistent theme of my work is aimed at using a multidisciplinary approach to reconcile classical morphological studies with the multitude of molecular information now available for the characterization of biodiversity. With that goal in mind, I have developed a research program that can be summarized by four major questions:

i) how to better integrate multiple sources of information to advance our knowledge of taxonomy and systematics and disentangle species complexes, especially for groups of economic importance. 

ii) what are the factors that determine the evolution of host-plant associations in phytophagous insects?

iii) how did past environmental changes impact the diversification dynamics (distribution, speciation, extinction) of insect groups? 

At Inra, I have developed research on a diverse array of insect groups, focusing on groups encompassing pest species such as noctuid moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) or seed beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae). I have also developed researches on emblematic groups such as swallowtails (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) or on groups that constitute relevant markers of biodiversity (ex. darkling beetles; Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).  

Research group in CBGP : Origin and Characterization of Biodiversity (animator)

EDUCATION

2014: Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (accreditation to supervise research), University Montpellier II, France

2004: Ph.D., Biology, University Pierre and Marie-Curie, Paris, France

2001: M.Sc., Biology, Paris Sud University, Orsay, France

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2017+: Inra Research Director (DR2), Plant Health and Environment Division - CBGP, Montferrier/lez, France

2014-2017: Inra Research Scientist (CR1 - HDR), Plant Health and Environment Division - CBGP, Montferrier/Lez, France

2006-2014: Inra Research Scientist (CR1), Plant Health and Environment Division - CBGP, Montferrier/Lez, France

2005-2006: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow - Faculty of Agriculture, Univ. of Kyushu, Fukuoka, Japan          

2001-2004: Dissertation research in the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Entomology Dept., Paris, France in the LEGS laboratory (CNRS), Gif/Yvette, France

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2005-2006: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship 

2001-2004: French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MENRT) Fellowship

RESEARCH GRANTS

2019-2021: CASDAR. Research for sources of resistance to bruchines and root rots in Lens culinaris. Project RésiLens. (€179,000) [participant]

2019-2021: National Science Foundation (NSF). Phylogenomics and diversification dynamics of pimeliine beetles. Project ARTS. ($878,750) [co-PI]

2018-2019: Agropolis Fondation. Population genomics and phylogenomics of Spodoptera species. Project ADAPTIVESPODO. (€19,900) [co-PI]

2018-2019: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra). Niche and trait conservatism as tools to assess new agricultural risks under climate change scenarios. Project NICOTOOLS. (€10,300) [co-PI]

2016-2018: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra). Response to past environmental changes in phytophagous insect communities. Project IMPACT_PHYTO (€30,000) [co-PI]

2013-2015: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra). Dynamics of diversification of specialized seed feeders. Project Ada-Com (€42,000) [PI]

2012-2015: French National Research Agency (ANR). Molecular determinism of ecological adaptation and speciation in Spodoptera frugiperda. Project ADA-SPODO (€48,000 out of €360,000 € total) [in charge of a Workpackage]

2012-2013: Genoscope: Bibliothèque du vivant (‘biodiversity library’) (€25,000 out of €400,000). Projects SPODOBAR & SOBRE [PI for two projects] 

2010-2013: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra). Evolution of feeding specialization in several Spodoptera pests. (€50,000) [co-PI]

2009-2012: French National Research Agency (ANR). Biological Ccontrol of Ostrinia sp. taxa by Macrocentrus cingulum. Project BIOCOSMAC. (€500,000) [participant]

2009: AIP Bio-Ressources. 454 optimization. Project ECOMICRO. (€68,000) [participant]

2008-2012: French National Research Agency (ANR). Origin of endemism in New Caledonia. Project BIONEOCAL (€150,000 out of €600,000) [in charge of a Workpackage]

2007-2019: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (Inra). Genetic diversity in insect pests. Project GAPS (€75,000) [co-PI]

  

Présentation1

See also

Publications

(NB. all publications are available at http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Gael_Kergoat or upon request)   

 

i.  preprints

 

P70. Orsucci, M., Moné, Y., Audiot, P., Gimenez, S., Nhim, S., Naït-Saïdi, R., Frayssinet, M., Dumont, G., Pommier, A., Boudon, J.-P., Vabre, M., Rialle, S., Koual, R., Kergoat, G.J., Nagoshi, R., Meagher, R., d’Alençon, E., Nègre, N. 2018. Transcriptional plasticity evolution in two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on alternative host-plants. bioRxiv preprint

http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/263186

      

ii.  peer-reviewed articles

   

P69. Le Ru, B., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Musyoka, B.K, Pallangyo, B., Njaku, M., Goftishu, M., Assefa, Y., Chipabika, G., Conlong, D., Ong’Amo, G., Barbut, J., Kergoat, G.J. 2019. Updated phylogenetic and systematics of the Acrapex albivena Hampson, 1910 and A. stygiata Hampson, 1910 species groups (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Apameini, Sesamiina) with the description of nine new species from the Afrotropics. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France in press IF2017=0.515 

https://doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2018.1559093

  

P68. Manfio, D., Jorge, I.R., Kergoat, G.J., Ribeiro-Costa, C.S. 2019. Morphology-based phylogeny of the genus Ctenocolum Kingsolver & Whitehead (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae), with descriptions of three new species. Insect Systematics and Evolution 50: 1-35. IF2017=0.763

http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1876312X-00002176          

   

P67. Kergoat, G.J., Condamine, F.L., Toussaint, E.F.A., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Clamens, A.-L., Barbut, J., Goldstein, P.Z., Le Ru, B. 2018. Opposite macroevolutionary responses to environmental changes in grasses and insects during the Neogene grassland expansion. Nature Communications 9: 5089. IF2017=12.353 

[see also: Inra press release (in French)]

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07537-8 
                                                                                  

P66.  Le Ru, B., Barbut, J., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Muluken, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2018. Re-establishment of Spodoptera teferii Laporte in Rougeot (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae), with an updated molecular phylogeny for the genus Spodoptera Guenée. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 58: 497-510. IF2017=0.515

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2018.1528886

                                                                                    

P65. Dong, J., Kergoat, G.J., Vicente, N., Rahmadi, C., Xu, S., Robillard, T. 2018. Biogeographic patterns and diversification dynamics of the genus Cardiodactylus Saussure (Orthoptera, Grylloidea, Eneopterinae) in Southeast Asia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 129: 1-14. IF2017=4.412 

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.06.001

        

P64.    Aghova, T., Kimura, Y., Bryja, J., Dobigny, G., Granjon, L., Kergoat, G.J. 2018. Fossils know it best: using a new set of controlled fossil calibrations to improve the temporal phylogenetic framework of murid rodents (Rodentia: Muridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 128: 98-111. IF2017=4.412 

[see also: popular paper published in Science trends]

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.07.017

               

P63. Gouin, A., Bretaudeau, A., Nam, K., Gimenez, S., Aury, J.-M., Duvic, B., Hilliou, F., Durand, N., Montagné, N., Darboux, I., Kuwar, S., Chertemps, T., Siaussat, D., Bretschneider, A., Moné, Y., Ahn, S.-J., Hänniger, S., Gosselin Grenet, A.-S., Neunemann, D., Maumus, F., Luyten, I., Labadie, K., Xu, W., Koutroumpa, F., Escoubas, J.-M., Llopis, A., Maïbèche, M., Salasc, F., Tomar, A., Anderson, A., Khan, S.A., Dumas, P., Orsucci, M., Guy, J., Belser, C., Alberti, A., Noel, B., Couloux, A., Mercier, J., Nidelet, S., Dubois, E., Liu, N.-Y., Boulogne, I., Mirabeau, O., Le Goff, G., Gordon, K., Oakeshott, J., Consoli, F., Volkoff, A.-N., Fescemyer, H., Marden, J., Luthe, D., Herrero, S., Heckel, D., Wincker, P., Kergoat, G.J., Amselem, J., Quesneville, H., Groot, A., Jacquin-Joly, E., Nègre, N., Lemaitre, C., Legeai, F., d'Alençon, E., Fournier, P. 2017. Two genomes of highly polyphagous lepidopteran pests (Spodoptera frugiperda, Noctuidae) with different host-plant ranges. Scientific Reports 7: 11816.  IF2017=4.122

[see also: Inra press release (in French)]

http///dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10461-4       

                        

P62. Le Ru, B., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Musyoka, B.K., Goftishu, M., Assefa, Y., Ndemah, R., Molo, R., Chipabika, G., Conlong, D., Ong’Amo, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2017. Molecular phylogenetics and definition of the Acrapex minima Janse group (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina) with the description of four new species from the Afrotropics. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 53: 219-235. IF2017=0.515

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2017.1332959

                                                                                              

P61. Le Ru, B., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Musyoka, B.K., Pallangyo, B., Njaku, M., Goftishu, M., Assefa, Y., Sezonlin, M., Ong’Amo, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2017. Phylogeny and systematics of the Acrapex apicestriata (Bethune-Baker) species complex (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Apameini) with the description of eight new species from the Afrotropics. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (NS) 53: 106-130. IF2017=0.515

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2017.1320586

 

P60.    Vicente, N., Kergoat, G.J., Dong, J., Yotoko, K., Legendre, F., Nattier, R., Robillard, T. 2017. In and out of the Neotropics: Historical biogeography of Eneopterinae crickets. Journal of Biogeography 44: 2199-2210. IF2017=4.154

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13026

                                                                                              

P59.    Michel, B., Clamens, A.-L., Bethoux, O., Kergoat, G.J., Condamine, F.L. 2017. A first time-calibrated phylogeny of antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 103-116. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.10.014

 

P58.    Kergoat, G.J., Meseguer, A., Jousselin, E. 2017. Evolution of plant-insect interactions: insights from macroevolutionary approaches in plants and herbivorous insects. Advances in Botanical Researches 81: 25-53. IF2017=1.245 [review article] 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.abr.2016.09.005

 

P57.  Soldati, L., Condamine, F.L., Clamens, A.L., Kergoat, G.J. 2017. Documenting tenebrionid diversity: progress on Blaps Fabricius (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Tenebrioninae, Blaptini) systematics, with the description of five new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 282: 1-29. IF2017=0.872

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.282

 

P56.    Le Ru, B., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Musyoka, B.K., Pallangyo, B., Njaku, M., Chipabika, G., Ndemah, R., Bani, G., Molo, R., Ong’amo, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2017. Phylogenetic analysis and systematics of the Acrapex unicolora Hampson species complex (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Apameini) with the description of five news species from the Afrotropics. European Journal of Taxonomy 270: 1-36. IF2017=0.872

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.270

 

P55.    Marchal, L., Cazères, S., Kergoat, G.J., Letellier, K., Mitchell, A., Nattier, R., Mille, C. 2017. A new pest of lychees in New Caledonia. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 44: 49-64. IF2017=0.415

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2016.1250787

 

P54.    Condamine, F.L., Clapham, M.E., Kergoat, G.J. 2016. Global patterns of insect diversification: towards a reconciliation of fossil and molecular evidence? Scientific Reports 6: 19208. IF2017=4.122

[see also:  CNRS press release (in French)]

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep19208

 

P53.    Mouttet, R., Moreto, M., Delobel, A., Kergoat, G.J. 2016. Une bruche nouvelle pour la France : Bruchidius terrenus (Sharp, 1886) (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae : Bruchinae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 11: 87-89.

 

P52.    Kergoat, G.J., Toussaint, E.F.A., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Clamens, A.-L., Ong'amo, G., Conlong, D., van Den Berg, J., Cugala, D., Pallangyo, B., Mubenga, O., Chipabika, G., Ndemah, R., Sezonlin, M., Bani, G., Molo, R., Ali, A., Calatayud, P.-A., Kaiser, L., Silvain, J.-F., Le Ru, B. 2015. Morphological, molecular and ecological evidence reveals six new species related to the Western corn stalk borer Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefèbvre)(Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Sesamiina). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175: 244-270. IF2017=2.685

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12275

 

P51.    Mouquet, N., Lagadeuc, Y., Devictor, V., Doyen, L., Duputié, A., Eveillard, D., Faure, D., Garnier, E., Gimenez, O., Huneman, P., Jabot, F., Jarne, P., Joly, D., Julliard, R., Kéfi, S., Kergoat, G.J., Lavorel, S., Le Gall, L., Meslin, L., Morand, S., Morin, X., Morlon, H., Pinay, G., Pradel, R., Schurr, F.M., Thuillier, W., Loreau, M.  2015. Review: Predictive ecology in a changing world. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1293-1310. IF2017=5.742  [review article]

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12482

 

P50.    Kergoat, G.J., Le Ru, B.P., Sadeghi, S.E., Tuda, M., Reid, C.A.M., György, Z., Genson, G., Ribeiro-Costa, C., Delobel, A. 2015. Evolution of Spermophagus seed beetles (Coleoptera, Bruchinae, Amblycerini) indicates both synchronous and delayed colonizations of host plants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 89: 91-103. IF2017=4.412

[see also: popular paper published in the Australian Museum Blog]  

doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.04.014

    

P49.    Condamine, F.L., Toussaint, E.F.A., Clamens, A.-L., Genson, G., Sperling, F.A.H., Kergoat, G.J. 2015. Deciphering the evolution of birdwing butterflies 150 years after Alfred Russell Wallace. Scientific Reports 5: 11860. IF2017=4.122

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep11860

 

P48.    Dumas, P., Barbut, J., Le Ru, B.P., Silvain, J.-F., Clamens, A.-L., d'Alençon, E., Kergoat, G.J. 2015. Phylogenetic molecular species delimitations unravel potential new species in the pest genus Spodoptera Guenée, 1852 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). PLoS One 10: e0122407. IF2017=2.766

http//:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122407

 

P47.    Delobel, A., Le Ru, B., Genson, G., Musyoka, B.K., Kergoat, G.J. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics, systematics and host-plant associations of the Bruchidius albosparsus (Fahraeus) species group (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae) with the description of four new species. Zootaxa 3931: 451-482. IF2017=0.931

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3925.1.4

 

P46.    Le Ru, B., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Conlong, D., Pallangyo, B., van Den Berg, J., Ong’amo, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2015. A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Apameini), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data. Zootaxa 3925: 56-74. IF2017=0.931

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3925.1.4

 

P45.    Dumas, P., Legeai, F., Lemaitre, C., Scaon, E., Orsucci, M., Labadie, K., Gimenez, S., Clamens, A.-L., Henri, H., Vavre, F., Aury, J.-M., Fournier, P., Kergoat, G.J., d'Alençon, E. 2015. Spodoptera frugiperda host plant variants: two strains or two distinct species? Genetica 143: 305-316. IF2017=1.366

doi:10.1007/s10709-015-9829-2

 

P44.  Le Ru, B.P., Delobel, A., Gyorgy, Z., Genson, G., Kergoat G.J. 2014. Taxonomy, host-plant associations and phylogeny of African Crotalaria-feeding Conicobruchus seed beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Bruchinae): the Conicobruchus strangulatus species group. Zootaxa 3895: 238-256. IF2017=0.931

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3895.2.6

 

P43.    Kergoat, G.J., Bouchard, P., Clamens, A.-L., Abbate, J.L., Jourdan, H., Zahab, R., Genson, G., Soldati, L., Condamine, F.L. 2014. Cretaceous environmental changes led to high turnovers and decreases in diversification rates in a hyperdiverse non-phytophagous beetle family. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 220. IF2017=3.027

http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-014-0220-1

 

P42.   Le Ru, B.P., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Toussaint, E.F.A., Conlong, D., Van den Berg, J., Pallangyo, B., Ong'amo, G., Chipabika, G., Molo, R., Overholt, W.A., Cuda, J.P., Kergoat, G.J. 2014. Integrative taxonomy of Acrapex stem borers (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Apameini). Invertebrate Systematics 28: 451-475. IF2017=1.651

http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/IS13062

 

P41.    Kergoat, G.J., Soldati, L., Clamens, A.-L., Jourdan, H., Zahab, R., Genson, G., Bouchard, P., Condamine, F.L. 2014. Higher-level molecular phylogeny of darkling beetles (Coleoptera, Tenebrionoidea, Tenebrionidae). Systematic Entomology 39: 486-499. IF2017=4.237

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12065

 

P40.    Soldati, L., Kergoat, G.J., Clamens, A.-L., Jourdan, H., Zahab, R., Condamine, F.L. 2014. Integrative taxonomy of New Caledonia beetles: species delimitation and definition of the Uloma isoceroides species group (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Ulomini), with the description of four species. ZooKeys 415: 133-167. IF2017=1.079

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.415.6623

 

P39.       Castel, G., Razzauti, M., Jousselin, E., Kergoat, G.J., Cosson, J.-F. 2014. Changes in diversification patterns and signature of selection during the evolution of murine-associated hantaviruses. Viruses-Basel 6: 1112-1134. IF2017=3.761

http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v6031112

 

P38.       Ribeiro-Costa, C.S., Vieira, M.K., Manfio, D., Kergoat, G.J. 2014. A remarkable new species group of green seed beetles from genus Amblycerus Thunberg (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), with a description of a new Brazilian species. ZooKeys 401: 31-44. IF2017=1.079

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.401.6232

 

P37.       Dobigny, G., Tatard, C., Gauthier, P., Bâ, K., Duplantier, J.-M., Granjon, L., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Mitochondrial and nuclear genes-based phylogeography of Arvicanthis niloticus (Murinae) and Sub-Saharan open habitats Pleistocene history. PLoS One 8: e77815. IF2017=2.766

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077815

 

P36.    Condamine, F.L., Soldati, L., Clamens, A.-L., Rasplus, J.-Y., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Diversification patterns and process of wingless endemic insects in the Mediterranean Basin: historical biogeography of the genus Blaps (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Biogeography 40: 1899-1913. IF2017=4.154

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12144

 

P35.    Delobel, A., Anton, K.-W., Le Ru, B.P., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Morphology, biology and phylogeny of African seed beetles belonging to the Bruchidius ituriensis species group (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae). Genus - International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy 24: 39-63. 

http://www.biol.uni.wroc.pl/cassidae/Delobel%20et%20al_Bruchidius%20ituriensis_low.pdf

 

P34.    Condamine, F.L., Toussaint, E.F.A., Cotton, A.M., Sperling, F.A.H., Genson, G., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Fine-scale biogeographical and temporal diversification processes of peacock swallowtails (Papilio subgenus Achillides) in the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Cladistics 29: 88-111. IF2017=5.877

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00412.x

 

P33.    Condamine, F.L., Sperling, F.A.H., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Global biogeographic patterns of swallowtails' diversification resolve their use of alternative colonization routes in Northern and Southern hemispheres. Journal of Biogeography 40: 9-23. IF2017=4.154

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02787.x

 

P32.    Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium, Dumas, P., Clamens, A.-L., Kergoat, G.J., Gimenez, S., d'Alençon, E. 2012. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Molecular Ecology Resources 11:757-758. IF2017=7.059

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-0998.2012.03133.x

 

P31.    Rey, O., Estoup, A., Vonshak, M., Loiseau, A., Blanchet, S., Calcaterra, L., Chifflet, L., Rossi, J.-P., Kergoat, G.J., Foucaud, J., Orivel, J., Leponce, M., Schultz, T., Facon, B. 2012. Where do adaptive shifts occur during invasion? A multidisciplinary approach to unravel cold adaptation in a tropical ant species invading the Mediterranean zone. Ecology Letters 15:1266-1275. IF2017=9.137

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01849.x

 

P30.    Toussaint, E.F.A., Condamine, F.L., Kergoat, G.J., Silvain, J.-F., Capdevielle-Dulac, C., Barbut, J., Le Ru, B.P. 2012. Palaeoenvironmental shifts drove the adaptive radiation of a noctuid stemborer tribe (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini) in the Miocene. PLoS One 7: e41377. IF2017=2.766

http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0041377

 

P29.    Condamine, F.L., Sperling, F.A.H., Wahlberg, N., Rasplus, J.-Y., Kergoat, G.J. 2012. What causes latitudinal gradients in species diversity? Evolutionary processes and ecological constraints on swallowtail biodiversity. Ecology Letters 15:267-277. IF2017=9.137 [F1000 Prime]

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01737.x

 

P28.    Condamine, F.L., Silva-Brandao, K., Kergoat, G.J., Sperling, F.A.H. 2012. Biogeographic and diversification patterns of Neotropical Troidini butterflies (Papilionidae) support a museum model of diversity dynamics for Amazonia. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:82. IF2017=3.027

http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-12-82

 

P27.    Kergoat, G.J., Prowell, D.P., Le Ru, B.P., Mitchell, A., Dumas, P., Clamens, A.-L., Condamine, F.L., Silvain, J.-F. 2012. Disentangling dispersal and vicariance patterns in armyworms: evolution and historical biogeography of the pest genus Spodoptera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65: 855-870. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.08.006

 

P26.    Ndiaye, A., Bâ, K., Aniskin, V., Benazzou, T., Konečný, A., Sembène, M., Tatard, C., Kergoat, G.J., Granjon, L. 2012. Evolutionary systematics and biogeography of endemic gerbils from Morocco: An integrative approach. Zoologica Scripta 41: 11-28. IF2017=3.057

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2011.00501.x

 

P25.    Pélissié, B., Ponsard, S., Bourguet, D., Kergoat, G.J. 2012. Contrasting genetic structure in the Asian and European parasitoid Macrocentrus cingulum: evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear loci. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 145: 1-14. IF2017=1.454

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1570-7458.2012.01307.x

 

P24.    Soldati, L., Kergoat, G.J., Condamine, F.L. 2012. Preliminary report on the darkling beetles (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) collected during the SANTO 2006 expedition to Vanuatu and description of a new species from the genus Uloma Dejean, 1821. Zoosystema 34: 1-13. IF2017=0.434

http://dx.doi.org/10.5252/z2012n2a8

 

P23.    Kergoat, G.J., Le Ru, B.P., Genson, G., Cruaud, C., Couloux, A., Delobel, A. 2011. Phylogenetics, species boundaries and timing of resource tracking in a highly specialized group of seed beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59: 746-760. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.03.014

 

P22.    Condamine, F.L., Soldati, L., Rasplus, J.-Y., Kergoat, G.J. 2011. New insights on systematics and phylogenetics of Mediterranean Blaps species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Blaptini), assessed through morphology and dense taxon sampling. Systematic Entomology 36: 340-361. IF2017=4.237

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00567.x

 

P21.    Soldati, L., Kergoat, G.J., Condamine, F. 2009. Important notes on taxonomic structure of Blaps nitens Laporte de Castelnau, 1840 with the description of new subspecies Blaps nitens medvedevi subsp. n. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Blaptini). Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 5: 231-233. 

http://ssc-ras.ru/files/files/17_ Soldati et al.pdf

 

P20.    Ceotto, P., Kergoat, G.J., Rasplus, J.-Y., Bourgoin, T. 2008. Molecular phylogenetics of cixiid planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha): new insights from combined analyses of mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48: 667-678. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2008.04.026

 

P19.    Kergoat, G.J., Alvarez, N. 2008. Assessing the phylogenetic usefulness of a previously neglected morphological structure through elliptic Fourier analyses: a case study in Bruchus seed-beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae: Bruchini). Systematic Entomology 33: 289-300. IF2017=4.237

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3113.2007.00405.x

 

P18.    Kergoat, G.J., Silvain, J.-F., Delobel, A., Tuda, M., Anton, K.-W. 2007. Defining the limits of taxonomic conservatism in host-plant use for phytophagous insects: molecular systematics and evolution of host-plant associations in the seed-beetle genus Bruchus Linnaeus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 251-269. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2006.11.026

 

P17.    Foucaud, J., Fournier, D., Orivel, J., Delabie, J.H.C., Loiseau, A., Le Breton, J., Kergoat, G.J., Estoup, A. 2007. Sex and clonality in the little fire ant. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 2465-2473. IF2017=10.217

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msm180

 

P16.    Kergoat, G.J., Silvain, J.-F., Buranapanichpan, S., Tuda, M. 2007. When insects help to resolve plant phylogeny: evidence for a paraphyletic genus Acacia from the systematics and host-plant range of their seed-predators. Zoologica Scripta 36: 143-152. IF2017=3.057

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-6409.2006.00266.x

 

P15.    Da Lage, J.L., Kergoat, G.J., Maczkowiak, F., Silvain, J.-F., Cariou, M.-L., Lachaise, D. 2007. A phylogeny of Drosophilidae using the Amyrel gene: questioning the Drosophila melanogaster species group boundaries. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 45: 47-63. IF2017=3.286

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0469.2006.00389.x

 

P14.    Kergoat, G.J., Delobel, P., Delobel, A. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships of a new species of seed-beetle infesting Cercis siliquastrum L. in China and in Europe (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae: Bruchini). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 43: 265-271. IF2017=0.515

https://doi.org/10.1080/00379271.2007.10697522

     

P13.    Kergoat, G.J., Alvarez, N., Hossaert-McKey, M., Faure, N., Silvain, J.-F. 2005. Evidence for a parallel evolution in the two largest New and Old World seed-beetle genera (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Molecular Ecology 14: 4003-4021. IF2017=6.131

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02702.x

 

P12.    Kergoat, G.J., Delobel, A., Fédière, G., Le Ru, B., Silvain, J.-F. 2005. Both host-plant phylogeny and chemistry have shaped the African seed-beetle radiation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35: 602-611. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2004.12.024

 

P11.    Kergoat, G.J., Delobel, A., Silvain, J.-F. 2004. Phylogeny and host-specificity of European seed beetles (Coleoptera, Bruchidae), new insights from molecular and ecological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 855-865. IF2017=4.412

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2004.02.019

 

P10.       Delobel, A., Anton, K.-W., Kergoat, G.J. 2004. New data on European Astragalus-feeding Bruchidius, with the description of a new species from Southern Italy (Coleoptera: Bruchidae: Bruchinae). Genus - International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 173-185. 

http://www.biol.uni.wroc.pl/cassidae/Bruchidius%20bernardi.pdf

 

ii.  Book chapters

 

P9.       Soldati, L., Condamine, F.L., Clamens, A.-L., Kergoat, G.J. 2017. The Tenebrionidae (Insecta, Coleoptera) of Mount Wilhelm and Wanang, with description of a new species and a preliminary phylogeny of Stenochiinae. In: Insects of Mount Wihelm, Papua New Guinea. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 209. (Robillard, T., Legendre, F., Villemant, C., Leponce, M. Eds.). Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, p. 49-82.

ISBN: 9782856537848

 

P8.       Jousselin, E., Silvain, J.-F., Kergoat, G.J. 2013. Les scénarios évolutifs des interactions insectes-plantes. In: Interactions insectes-plantes. Partie 7 - Chapitre 35. (Sauvion, N., Calatayud, P.-A., Thiery, D., Marion-Poll, F. Eds.). Editions Quae, Versailles, p. 551-564.

ISBN: 9782759220182

 

P7.       Kergoat, G.J. 2011. Evolution de la spécificité des relations entre les bruches et leurs plantes-hôtes en relation avec leur capacité à devenir des ravageurs des denrées stockées. In: Insectes ravageurs des graines de légumineuses. (Huignard, J., Glitho, I., Monge, J.-P., Régnault-Roger, C. Eds.). Editions Quae, Versailles, p. 25-31.

ISBN: 9782759216598

 

P6.       Kergoat, G.J., Delobel, A., Le Ru, B., Silvain, J.-F. 2008. Seed-beetles in the age of the molecule: recent advances on systematics and host-plant association patterns. In: Researches on Chrysomelidae Volume 1 (Jolivet, P., Santiago-Blay, J., M. Schmitt Eds.). Brill, Leiden, the Netherlands, p. 59-86.

ISBN: 9789004152045

 

P5.       Kergoat, G.J., Silvain, J.-F. 2004. Le genre Bruchidius (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) est-il monophylétique? Apports des méthodes de parcimonie, maximum de vraisemblance et inférence bayésienne. In : Avenir et pertinence des méthodes d’analyses en phylogénie moléculaire. Volume 22 de Biosystema (Cibois, A., Bourgoin, T., Silvain, J.-F. Eds.). Société française de Systématique, Paris, p. 113-125.

ISBN: 290689222X

 

iii.  Scientific prospectives

 

P4.       Austerlitz, F., Blum, M., Calba, S., Chave, J., Choisy, M., Coreau, A., Devictor, V., Doyen, L., Dray, S., Duputié, A., Eveillard, D., Faure, D., Favier, C., Gaggiotti, O., Galtier, N., Garnier, E., Gimenez, O., Guis, H., Herbreteau, V., Huneman, P., Jabot, F., Jarne, P., Joly, D., Julliard, R., Kéfi, S., Kergoat, G.J., Lacroix, G., Lagadeuc, Y., Lavorel, S., Le Gaillard, J.-F., Le Gall, L., Loreau, M., Maris, V., Morand, S., Morin, X., Morlon, H., Mouquet, N., Pinay, G., Pottier, J., Pradel, R., Ronce, O., Schurr, F., Simonet, P., Teplitsky, C., Thuiller, W., Tran, A.-L., Venner, S. 2013. Ecologie prédictive & changement planétaire. In: Prospective de l’institut écologie et environnement du CNRS. Compte-rendu des journées des 24 et 25 Octobre 2012, Avignon (Hors-série). Editions CNRS, p. 9-44. 

    

P3.       Grandcolas, P., Daubin, V., Chave, J., Kergoat, G.J., Samadi, S., Vignes-Lebbe, R. 2013. Systématique, phylogénie. In: Prospective de l’institut écologie et environnement du CNRS. Compte-rendu des journées des 24 et 25 Octobre 2012, Avignon (Hors-série). Editions CNRS, p. 75-78.

 

iv.  Theses

 

P2.       Kergoat, G.J. 2014. Apport des approches de Phylogénétique pour l'étude des patrons de diversification chez les insectes. Habilitation à diriger des recherches de l'Université Montpellier II. 60 pp.

 

P1.       Kergoat, G.J. 2004. Le genre Bruchidius (Coleoptera, Bruchidae) : un modèle pour l’étude des relations évolutives entre les insectes et les plantes. Thèse de Doctorat de l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie. 192 pp.