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Erratum to: Genomic innovations, transcriptional plasticity and gene loss underlying the evolution and divergence of two highly polyphagous and invasive Helicoverpa pest species

  • S. L. Pearce1,
  • D. F. Clarke1, 2,
  • P. D. East1,
  • S. Elfekih1,
  • K. H. J. Gordon1Email author,
  • L. S. Jermiin1,
  • A. McGaughran1, 3,
  • J. G. Oakeshott1Email author,
  • A. Papanicolaou1, 4,
  • O. P. Perera5,
  • R. V. Rane1, 2,
  • S. Richards6Email author,
  • W. T. Tay1,
  • T. K. Walsh1,
  • A. Anderson1,
  • C. J. Anderson1, 7,
  • S. Asgari8,
  • P. G. Board9,
  • A. Bretschneider10,
  • P. M. Campbell1,
  • T. Chertemps11, 12,
  • J. T. Christeller13,
  • C. W. Coppin1,
  • S. J. Downes14,
  • G. Duan3,
  • C. A. Farnsworth1,
  • R. T. Good2,
  • L. B. Han15,
  • Y. C. Han1, 16,
  • K. Hatje17,
  • I. Horne1,
  • Y. P. Huang18,
  • D. S. T. Hughes6,
  • E. Jacquin-Joly12,
  • W. James1,
  • S. Jhangiani6,
  • M. Kollmar17,
  • S. S. Kuwar10,
  • S. Li1,
  • N-Y. Liu1, 19,
  • M. T. Maibeche11, 12,
  • J. R. Miller20,
  • N. Montagne11,
  • T. Perry2,
  • J. Qu6,
  • S. V. Song2,
  • G. G. Sutton20,
  • H. Vogel10,
  • B. P. Walenz20,
  • W. Xu1, 21,
  • H-J. Zhang1, 22,
  • Z. Zou15,
  • P. Batterham2,
  • O. R. Edwards23,
  • R. Feyereisen24,
  • R. A. Gibbs6,
  • D. G. Heckel10,
  • A. McGrath1,
  • C. Robin2,
  • S. E. Scherer6,
  • K. C. Worley6 and
  • Y. D. Wu16
BMC Biology201715:69

Received: 1 August 2017

Accepted: 7 August 2017

Published: 15 August 2017

The original article was published in BMC Biology 2017 15:63


Upon publication of the original article [1], it was noticed that Dr Papanicolaou’s surname was spelt incorrectly. The correct spelling is “Papanicolaou”, as shown in the author list of this erratum.



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Authors’ Affiliations

CSIRO Black Mountain
School of Biological Sciences, University of Melbourne
Research School of Biology, Australian National University
Hawksbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
Southern Insect Management Research Unit, USDA-ARS
Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Stirling
School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland
John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University
Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology
Sorbonnes Universités, UPMC Université Paris 06, Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences of Paris
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences of Paris
Plant and Food Research
State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
College of Plant Protection, Nanjing Agricultural University
Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry
Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Key Laboratory of Forest Disaster Warning and Control of Yunnan Province, Southwest Forestry University
J. Craig Venter Institute
School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University
Chongqing Key Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Chongqing Medical University
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen


  1. Pearce SL, Clarke DF, East PD, Elfekih S, Gordon KHJ, Jermiin LS, McGaughran A, Oakeshott JG, Papanikolaou A, Perera OP, Rane RV, Richards S, Tay WT, Walsh TK, Anderson A, Anderson CJ, Asgari S, Board PG, Bretschneider A, Campbell PM, Chertemps T, Christeller JT, Coppin CW, Downes SJ, Duan G, Farnsworth CA, Good RT, Han LB, Han YC, Hatje K, Horne I, Huang YP, Hughes DST, Jacquin-Joly E, James W, Jhangiani S, Kollmar M, Kuwar SS, Li S, Liu NY, Maibeche MT, Miller JR, Montagne N, Perry T, Qu J, Song SV, Sutton GG, Vogel H, Walenz BP, Xu W, Zhang HJ, Zou Z, Batterham P, Edwards OR, Feyereisen R, Gibbs RA, Heckel DG, McGrath A, Robin C, Scherer SE, Worley KC, Wu YD. Genomic innovations, transcriptional plasticity and gene loss underlying the evolution and divergence of two highly polyphagous and invasive Helicoverpa pest species. BMC Biol. 2017;15:63. doi:10.1186/s12915-017-0402-6.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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