CONTACT INFO
Cong Liu
Naomi Pierce Lab
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138
Email: congliu@g.harvard.edu
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© Cong Liu 2019

PUBLICATIONS

 

2019

  • Hita Garcia, F., Lieberman, Z., Audisio, T., Liu, C., Economo, E.P. (2019) Revision and microtomography of the cryptic and highly specialized ant genus Discothyrea (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Afrotropical region. Insect Systematics and Diversity. 3(6): 6; 1–43 Link

  • Sarnat EM, Hita Garcia Francisco, Dudley KL, Liu C, Fischer G, Economo EP. (2019). Ready Species One: using augmented reality to enhance systematic biology with a revision of Fijian Strumigenys (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insect Systematics and Diversity. 3(6): 5; 1–84. Link

 

2018

  • Staab M, Hita Garcia F, Liu C, Xu ZH, Economo EP. (2018). Systematics of the ant genus Proceratium Roger (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Proceratiinae) in China – with descriptions of three new species based on micro-CT enhanced next-generation-morphology. Zookeys. 770:137-192. Link

  • Liu C, Dudley KL, Xu ZH, Economo EP. (2018). Mountain metacommunities: climate and spatial connectivity shape ant diversity in a complex landscape. Ecography. 41: 101-112. Link

 

2017

  • Hita Garcia F, Fischer G, Liu C, Audisio TL, Economo EP. (2017). Next-generation morphological character discovery and evaluation: An X-ray micro-CT enhanced revision of the ant genus Zasphinctus Wheeler (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Dorylinae) in the Afrotropics. Zookeys 693: 33-93. Link

  • Hita Garcia F, Fischer G, Liu C, Audisio TL, Alpert GD, Fisher BL, Economo EP. (2017). X-Ray microtomography for ant taxonomy: an evaluation and case study with two new Terataner (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) species from Madagascar. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0172641. Link

 

2016

  • Liu C, Guénard B, Blanchard B, Peng YQ, Economo EP. (2016) Reorganization of taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic ant biodiversity patterns after conversion to rubber plantation in Southeast Asia. Ecological Monographs. 86(2): 215-227. Link

 

2015

  • Liu C, Fischer G, Economo EP. (2015) A rare ant on Samoa: first record of the cryptic subfamily Proceratiinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and description of a new Proceratium Roger species. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 46: 35-41. Link

  • Liu C, Hita Garcia F, Peng YQ, Economo EP. (2015) Aenictus yangi sp. n. – a new species of the A. ceylonicus species group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Dorylinae) from Yunnan, China. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 42: 33-45. Link

  • Liu C, Guénard B, Hita Garcia F, Yamane SK, Blanchard B, Economo EP (2015) New records of ant species from Yunnan, China. Zookeys 477: 17-68. Link

 

2013

  • Guénard B, Blanchard B, Liu C, Yang DR, Economo EP (2013) Rediscovery of the rare ant genus Bannapone (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae) and description of the worker caste. Zootaxa 3734: 371-379. Link

  • Liu C, Yang DR, Compton SG, Peng YQ (2013) Larger fig wasps are more careful about which figs to enter – with good reason. PLoS ONE 8: e74117. Link

 

2011

  • Liu C, Yang DR, Peng YQ (2011) Body size in a pollinating fig wasp and implications for stability in a fig-pollinator mutualism. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 138: 249-255. Link

  • Miao BG, Yang DR, Liu C, Yang DR, Peng YQ (2011) The impact of a gall midge on the reproductive success of Ficus benjamina, a potentially invasive fig tree. Biological Control 59: 228-233. Link