Simon M. Tierney
Simon M. Tierney
Research Fellow, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment - Western Sydney University
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Molecular phylogenetics of the exoneurine allodapine bees reveal an ancient and puzzling dispersal from Africa to Australia
MP Schwarz, S Fuller, SM Tierney, SJB Cooper
Systematic Biology 55 (1), 31-45, 2006
Phylogenetics of the allodapine bee genus Braunsapis: historical biogeography and long‐range dispersal over water
S Fuller, M Schwarz, S Tierney
Journal of Biogeography 32 (12), 2135-2144, 2005
Behavioural environments and niche construction: the evolution of dim-light foraging in bees
WT Wcislo, SM Tierney
Biological Reviews, 2009
Molecular phylogenetics of the allodapine bee genus Braunsapis: A–T bias and heterogeneous substitution parameters
MP Schwarz, SM Tierney, SJB Cooper, NJ Bull
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32 (1), 110-122, 2004
The evolution of eusociality in allodapine bees: workers began by waiting
MP Schwarz, SM Tierney, SM Rehan, LB Chenoweth, SJB Cooper
Biology Letters 7 (2), 277-280, 2011
Social complexity in bees is not sufficient to explain lack of reversions to solitary living over long time scales
LB Chenoweth, SM Tierney, JA Smith, SJB Cooper, MP Schwarz
BMC Evolutionary Biology 7 (1), 246, 2007
Origins of social parasitism: the importance of divergence ages in phylogenetic studies
JA Smith, SM Tierney, YC Park, S Fuller, MP Schwarz
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43 (3), 1131-1137, 2007
Phylogenetics of allodapine bees: a review of social evolution, parasitism and biogeography
SM Tierney, JA Smith, L Chenoweth, MP Schwarz
Apidologie 39 (1), 3-15, 2008
Sociality in the phylogenetically basal allodapine bee genus Macrogalea (Apidae: Xylocopinae): implications for social evolution in the tribe Allodapini
SM TIERNEY, MP Schwarz, T Neville, PM Schwarz
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76 (2), 211-224, 2002
The biology of Brevineura froggatti and phylogenetic conservatism in Australian allodapine bees (Apidae, Allodapini)
SM Tierney, AL Cronin, N Loussert, MP Schwarz
Insectes Sociaux 47 (1), 96-97, 2000
The evolution of communal behavior in bees and wasps: an alternative to eusociality
WT Wcislo, SM Tierney
Organization of insect societies: from genome to sociocomplexity, 148-169, 2009
Opsin transcripts of predatory diving beetles: a comparison of surface and subterranean photic niches
SM Tierney, SJB Cooper, KM Saint, T Bertozzi, J Hyde, WF Humphreys, ...
Royal Society open science 2 (1), 140386, 2015
Consequences of evolutionary transitions in changing photic environments
SM Tierney, M Friedrich, WF Humphreys, TM Jones, EJ Warrant, ...
Austral Entomology 56 (1), 23-46, 2017
Nesting biology and social behavior of Xenochlora bees (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Augochlorini) from Perú
SM Tierney, T Gonzales-Ojeda, WT Wcislo
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 81 (1), 61-73, 2008
Brood Provisioning and Colony Composition of a Malagasy Species of Halterapis: Implications for Social Evolution in the Allodapine Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae …
MP Schwarz, SM Tierney, J Zammit, PM Schwarz, S Fuller
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98 (1), 126-133, 2005
Social behaviour in an Australian allodapine bee Exoneura (Brevineura) xanthoclypeata (Hymenoptera: Apidae)
SM Tierney, MP Schwarz, M Adams
Australian Journal of Zoology 45 (4), 385-398, 1997
Photic niche invasions: phylogenetic history of the dim-light foraging augochlorine bees (Halictidae)
SM Tierney, O Sanjur, GG Grajales, LM Santos, E Bermingham, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1729), 794-803, 2012
Social evolution and casteless societies: needs for new terminology and a new evolutionary focus
RM Dew, SM Tierney, MP Schwarz
Insectes sociaux 63 (1), 5-14, 2016
Repeated origins of social parasitism in allodapine bees indicate that the weak form of Emery's rule is widespread, yet sympatric speciation remains highly problematic
JA Smith, LB Chenoweth, SM Tierney, MP Schwarz
Biological journal of the Linnean Society 109 (2), 320-331, 2013
Biology of a weakly social bee, Exoneura (Exoneurella) setosa (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and implications for social evolution in Australian allodapine bees
T Neville, MP Schwarz, SM Tierney
Australian Journal of Zoology 46 (3), 221-234, 1998
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