My research aims to link the evolution and maintenance of biological diversity to changes in genomes. I use insects as model organisms to gain understanding of the genetics underlying phenotypic divergence. In addition, I use phylogenomic methods to resolve hexapod relationships.
Personal website: www.mimeticbutterflies.org
Lekesyte, Barbora and Kett, Stephen and Timmermans, Martijn J. T. N. (2017) What's on the menu: Drosera rotundifolia diet determination using DNA data. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 6 . pp. 27-36. ISSN 1758-3276 (Accepted/In press)
Timmermans, Martijn J. T. N. and Elmi, Hana and Kett, Stephen (2017) Black rabbits on Lundy: Tudor treasures or post-war phonies? Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 6 . pp. 105-113. ISSN 1758-3276 (Accepted/In press)
van Nieukerken, Erik J. and Lees, David C. and Doorenweerd, Camiel and Koster, Sjaak (J. C.) and Bryner, Rudolf and Schreurs, Arnold and Timmermans, Martijn J. T. N. and Sattler, Klaus (2018) Two European Cornus L. feeding leafmining moths, Antispila petryi Martini, 1899, sp. rev. and A. treitschkiella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1843) (Lepidoptera, Heliozelidae): an unjustified synonymy and overlooked range expansion. Nota Lepidopterologica, 41 (1). pp. 39-86. ISSN 0342-7536
Legall, Nathaniel and Kett, Stephen and Timmermans, Martijn J. T. N. (2016) Nature read in tooth and fur: non-invasive sampling of the Pygmy Shrew (Sorex minutus Linnaeus, 1766) on Lundy for population genetics. Journal of the Lundy Field Society, 5 . pp. 101-108. ISSN 1758-3276
Nie, Rui-E and Breeschoten, Thijmen and Timmermans, Martijn J. T. N. and Nadein, Konstantin and Xue, Huai-Jun and Bai, Ming and Huang, Yuan and Yang, Xing-Ke and Vogler, Alfried P. (2017) The phylogeny of Galerucinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and the performance of mitochondrial genomes in phylogenetic inference compared to nuclear rRNA genes. Cladistics . ISSN 0748-3007 (Published online first)