Integrating the 'genomic mosaic' view of species into studies of biotic interactions: A comment on Bernhardsson et al. (2013)

Christian Lexer, Celine Caseys, Christoph Stritt, Thomas G Whitham

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The co-occurrence of geographical structure in herbivore communities, metabolomes and defence genes in forest trees has been analysed in the context of 'geographical mosaics' of coevolution. A deeper understanding of these important issues will require full integration of a 'genomic mosaic' view of species into community ecology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalEcology Letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2013



  • Adaptive population divergence
  • Admixture
  • Community genetics
  • Gene flow
  • Genomic mosaic
  • Geographical mosaic theory of coevolution
  • Plant-herbivore interaction
  • Porous genome
  • Recombination
  • Selection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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