Evolution & Development

(The TQCC of Evolution & Development is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
What does modularity mean?46
What can lycophytes teach us about plant evolution and development? Modern perspectives on an ancient lineage28
Evolution of DELLA function and signaling in land plants25
Evolvability and evolutionary rescue14
Inheritance of DNA methylation differences in the mangrove Rhizophora mangle13
Evolutionary rescue via transgenerational plasticity: Evidence and implications for conservation13
Thyroid hormone shapes craniofacial bones during postembryonic zebrafish development12
Multiple roles for laccase2 in butterfly wing pigmentation, scale development, and cuticle tanning10
Ephedra as a gymnosperm evo‐devo model lineage10
Evolutionary developmental biology and sustainability: A biology of resilience9
Maternal and larval niche construction interact to shape development, survival, and population divergence in the dung beetle Onthophagus taurus9
Tergal and pleural wing‐related tissues in the German cockroach and their implication to the evolutionary origin of insect wings9
A fundamental developmental transition in Physcomitrium patens is regulated by evolutionarily conserved mechanisms8
Changes in Nkx2.1, Sox2, Bmp4, and Bmp16 expression underlying the lung‐to‐gas bladder evolutionary transition in ray‐finned fishes8
Comparative transcriptomics of a monocotyledonous geophyte reveals shared molecular mechanisms of underground storage organ formation7
Teeth outside the mouth: The evolution and development of shark denticles7
Evidence for BMP‐mediated specification of primordial germ cells in an indirect‐developing hemichordate7
Disentangling the correlated evolution of body size, life history, and ontogeny in miniaturized chelydroid turtles7
A tale of two leeches: Toward the understanding of the evolution and development of behavioral neural circuits6
Evolvability under climate change: Bone development and shape plasticity are heritable and correspond with performance in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus)6
Heterochrony and growth rate variation mediate the development of divergent genital morphologies in closely related Ohomopterus ground beetles6
All type II classic MADS‐box genes in the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorffii are broadly yet discretely expressed in vegetative and reproductive tissues6
Recombination facilitates genetic assimilation of new traits in gene regulatory networks6
Spontaneous homeotic mutants and genetic control of floral organ identity in a ranunculid6
Comparative analysis of corolla tube development across three closely related Mimulus species with different pollination syndromes5
Burrowing constrains patterns of skull shape evolution in wrasses5
The role of ontogenetic allometry and nonallometric flower shape variation in species‐level adaptive diversification – Calceolaria polyrhiza (Calceolariaceae) as a case study5
Course‐based undergraduate research experiences (CURES) as a pathway to diversify science5
Comparative reconstruction of the predatory feeding structures of the polyphenic nematodePristionchus pacificus5
Sex‐specific evolution of a Drosophila sensory system via interacting cis‐ and trans‐regulatory changes5
Evolution of lbx spinal cord expression and function4
Regulation of the limb shape during the development of the Chinese softshell turtles4
The role of heterotopy and heterochrony during morphological diversification of otocephalan epibranchial organs4
Effects of the egg incubation environment on turtle carapace development4
Emerging trends in the study of spiralian larvae4
Morphological and temporal variation in early embryogenesis contributes to species divergence in Malawi cichlid fishes4
Transcriptomic similarities and differences between the limb bud AER and unique carapacial ridge of turtle embryos4
Developing the genotype‐to‐phenotype relationship in evolutionary theory: A primer of developmental features4
Promises and limits of an agency perspective in evolutionary developmental biology4
A detailed redescription of the mesoderm/neural crest cell boundary in the murine orbitotemporal region integrates the mammalian cranium into a pan‐amniote cranial configuration4