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Publications

These are the scientific studies published by EEB faculty, the research associates and students that have used our collections for these projects or deposited voucher specimens for these studies in the collections.

2018

Augyte, S., L. Lewis, S. Lin, C.D. Neefus & C. Yarish. 2018. Speciation in the exposed intertidal zone: the case of Saccharina angustissima comb. nov. & stat. nov. (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia 57: 100–112. pdf

 

2017

Borowske A.C., C. Gjerdrum & C.S. Elphick. 2017. Timing of migration and prebasic molt in tidal marsh sparrows with different breeding strategies: comparisons among sexes and species. Auk: Ornithological Advances 134: 51–64. pdf

Bueno V. M.  & J. N. Caira. 2017. Redescription and molecular assessment of relationships among three species of Echeneibothrium (Rhinebothriidea: Echeneibothriidae) parasitizing the Yellownose Skate, Dipturus chilensis, in Chile. Journal of Parasitology 103: 268–284. pdf

Caira, J. N., C. J. Healy, F. P. Marques & K. Jensen. 2017. Three new genera of rhinebothriidean cestodes from stingrays in Southeast Asia. Folia parasitologica 64: 008. pdf

Caira, J. N. & K. Jensen. 2017. Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (2008–2017): Tapeworms from Vertebrate Bowels of the Earth. The University of Kansas, Museum of Natural History. 476 p. pdf.

Carlson, C.J., Burgio, K.R., Dougherty, E.R., Phillips, A.J., Bueno, V.M., Clements, C.F., Castaldo, G., Dallas, T.A., Cizauskas, C.A., Cumming, G.S. and Doña, J., 2017. Parasite biodiversity faces extinction and redistribution in a changing climate. Science Advances 3(9), p.e1602422. pdf

Carvalho-Silva M., M. Stech, L.H. Soares-Silva, W.R. Buck, N. J. Wickett, Y. Liu & P.E.A.S. Câmara. 2017. A molecular phylogeny of the Sematophyllaceae sl (Hypnales) based on plastid, mitochondrial and nuclear markers, and its taxonomic implications. Taxon 66: 811–831.

Dallarés S., M. Carrassón & B.C. Schaeffner. 2017. Revision of the family Sphyriocephalidae Pintner, 1913 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha), with the description of Heterosphyriocephalus encarnae n. sp. and redescriptions of two species of Sphyriocephalus. Parasitology International 66: 843–862.

Ferrreira R.N. 2017. First record of Silpha puncticollis Lucas, 1846 (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Silphinae) for North America. Arquivos Entomoloxicos 17: 101–103.

Gallagher K., J. N. Caira & M. Cantino. 2017. Ultrastructure of cell types within the scolex and cephalic peduncle of the litobothriidean tapeworm, Litobothrium aenigmaticum. Invertebrate Biology 136: 243–259. pdf

Magain N., J. Miadlikowska, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, & F. Lutzoni. 2017. Macroevolution of specificity in cyanolichens of the genus Peltigera Section Polydactylon (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota). Systematic Biology 66: 74–99. pdf

Mitchell N., P.O. Lewis, E.M. Lemmon, A.R. Lemmon & K.E. Holsinger. 2017. Anchored phylogenomics improves the resolution of evolutionary relationships in the rapid radiation of Protea L. American Journal of Botany 104: 102–115. pdf

Razifard, H., D. H. Les & G. C. Tucker. 2017. Reticulate evolution in Elatine L.(Elatinaceae), a predominantly autogamous genus of aquatic plants. Systematic Botany 42: 87-95. pdf

Razifard, H., A. J. Rosman, G. C. Tucker & D. H. Les. 2017. Systematics of the cosmopolitan aquatic genus Elatine. Systematic Botany 42: 73–86. pdf

Simon, A., Y. Liu, E. Sérusiaux & B. Goffinet. 2017. Complete mitogenome sequence of Ricasolia amplissima (Lobariaceae) reveals extensive mitochondrial DNA rearrangement within the Peltigerales (lichenized ascomycetes). The Bryologist 120(3): 335–339. pdf

Toren, D. R., K. M. Kellman, and J. R. Shevock. Archidium crassicostatum (Archidiaceae), a new and long-overlooked species from California, USA. Madroño 63: 348–352. pdf

 

2016

Bernot J. P., J.N. Caira & M. Pickering. 2016. Diversity, phylogenetic relationships and host associations of Calliobothrium and Symcallio (Cestoda:‘Tetraphyllidea’) parasitising triakid sharks. Invertebrate Systematics 30: 616–634. pdf

Budke J.M. & B. Goffinet. 2016. Comparative cuticle development reveals taller sporophytes are covered by thicker calyptra cuticles in mosses. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 7: 832. pdf

Connolly B. A. 2016. Verifying the occurrence of Cardamine impatiens (Brassicaceae) in Rhode Island. Rhodora 118: 409–411.

Connolly B. A., &  M. H. Brand. 2016. Vouchering Photinia villosa (Rosaceae) as a wild plant in Connecticut. Rhodora 118: 320–321.

Connolly B. A., &  M. H. Brand. 2016. Kousa Dogwood Benthamidia japonica (Cornaceae) established as a free-living species in Massachusetts. Rhodora 118: 322–323.

Connolly B.A. & I.L. Hale. 2016. Lepidium latifolium (Brassicaceae): Invasive perennial pepperweed observed in Rhode Island. Rhodora 118: 229–231.

Dellapé P.M., M.C. Melo & T.J. Henry. 2016. A phylogenetic revision of the true bug genus Heraeus (Hemiptera: Rhyparochromidae: Myodochini), with the description of two new genera and 30 new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 177: 29–134. pdf

Jensen, K., J.N. Caira, J.J. Cielocha, D.T.J. Littlewood & A. Waeschenbach. 2016. When proglottids and scoleces conflict: phylogenetic relationships and a family-level classification of the Lecanicephalidea (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda). International Journal for Parasitology 46: 291–310.

Johnson M.G., C. Malley, B. Goffinet, A.J. Shaw & N.J. Wickett. 2016. A phylotranscriptomic analysis of gene family expansion and evolution in the largest order of pleurocarpous mosses (Hypnales, Bryophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 98: 29–40.

Khan-Bureau D.A., E.A. Morales, L. Ector, M.S. Beauchene & L.A. Lewis. 2016. Characterization of a new species in the genus Didymosphenia and of Cymbella janischii (Bacillariophyta) from Connecticut, USA. European Journal of Phycology 51: 203–216.  pdf

King U. M. & D. H. Les.  2016.  A significant new record for Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae) in central Connecticut.  Rhodora 118: 306–309. pdf

Koontz A. & J.N. Caira. 2016. Emendation of Carpobothrium (“Tetraphyllidea”) from Bamboosharks (Orectolobiformes: Hemiscyliidae) with redescription of Carpobothrium chiloscyllii and description of a new species from Borneo. Comparative Parasitology 83: 149–161. pdf

Lewis L., Y. Liu, R. Rozzi & B. Goffinet. 2016. Infraspecific variation within and across complete organellar genomes and nuclear ribosomal repeats in a moss. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96: 195–199.

Marques, F. P. & J. N. Caira, J. N. 2016. Pararhinebothroides-neither the sister-taxon of Rhinebothroides nor a valid genus. The Journal of Parasitology 102: 249–259. pdf

Martine, C. T., J. Cantley, E. Frawley, A. Butler & I. Jordan-Thaden. 2016. New functionally dioecious bush tomato from northwestern Australia, Solanum ossicruentum, may utilize “trample burr” dispersal. PhytoKeys 63: 19–29. pdf

Patiño J., B. Goffinet, M. Sim-Sim & A. Vanderpoorten. 2016. Is the sword moss (Bryoxiphium) a preglacial Tertiary relict? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 96: 200–206. pdf doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.12.004

Razifard H., D. H. Les & G. C. Tucker.  2016.  Evidence for the transfer of Elatine rotundifolia to Linderniaceae. Systematic Botany 41: 665–671. pdf

Razifard H., G. C. Tucker, L. Ahart & D. H. Les.  2016.  Noteworthy collections. California. Elatine americanaMadroño 63: 3–4.

Reyda F.B., C.J. Healy, A.R. Haslach, T.R. Ruhnke, T.L. Aprill, M.P. Bergman, A.L. Daigler, E.A. Dedrick, I. Delgado, K.S. Forti, K.S. Herzog, R.S. Russell & D.D. Willsey. 2016. A new genus of rhinebothriidean cestodes from batoid elasmobranchs, with the description of five new species and two new combinations. Folia Parasitologia 63: 038 pdf

Rosman A. J., H. Razifard, G.C. Tucker & D.H. Les. 2016. New records of Elatine ambigua (Elatinaceae), a nonindigenous North American species. Rhodora 118: 235–242.

Ross T. G., C. F. Barrett, M. S. Gomez, V. K.-Y. Lam, C. L. Henriquez, D. H. Les, J. I. Davis, A. Cuenca, G. Petersen, O. Seberg, M. Thadeo, T. J. Givnish, J. Conran, D. W. Stevenson & S. W. Graham.  2016. Plastid phylogenomics and molecular evolution of Alismatales.  Cladistics 32: 160–178. pdf

St. Laurent R. 2016. Updated distributional data for Citheronia sepulcralis Grote & Robinson, 1865 (Saturniidae: Ceratocampinae), with a new host plant record. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 70(1): 9–14.

Tepe E.J., G.J. Anderson, D.M. Spooner & L. Bohs. 2016. Relationships among wild relatives of the tomato, potato, and pepino. Taxon 65: 262–276.

Von Beeren C., M. Maruyama & D.J.C. Kronauer. 2016. Community sampling and integrative taxonomy reveal new species and host specificity in the army ant- associated beetle genus Tetradonia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae). PLoS ONE 11(11): e0165056. pdf

Watanabe S., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. 2016. Hiding in plain sight:  Koshicola spirodelophila gen. et sp. nov. (Chaetopeltidales, Chlorophyceae), a novel green alga associated with the aquatic angiosperm Spirodela polyrhiza. American Journal of Botany 103: 865–875. pdf

Watanabe S., H. Nozaki, T. Nakada & L.A. Lewis. 2016. Comparative ultrastructural analysis of Chloromonas and Gloeomonas: Tracing the origin of Gloeomonas-specific flagellar apparatus traits and a proposal for Gloeomonas rubrifilum comb. nov. Phycologia 55: 585–601. pdf

Zarillo T.A., J.S. Ascher, J. Gibbs & K. Stoner. 2016. New and noteworthy records of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila) for Connecticut.  Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89(2): 138–157. pdf

 

2015

Anderson, G. J., M. K. J. Anderson and N. Patel. 2015. The ecology, evolution and biogeography of dioecy in the genus Solanum: With paradigms from the strong dioecy in Solanum polygamum to the unsuspected and cryptic dioecy in Solanum conocarpumAmerican Journal of Botany 102: 471–486.

Bellemare J. & C. Deeg. 2015. Horticultural escape and naturalization of Magnolia tripetala in western Massachusetts: Biogeographic context and possible relationship to recent climate chanage. Rhodora 117: 371–383.

Bernot, J., J. N. Caira, and M. Pickering. 2015. The dismantling of Calliobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) with erection of Symcallio n. gen. and description of two new species. Journal of Parasitology 101: 167–181.

Buck W. R. & B. Goffinet. 2015. Larrainia, a new genus of Amblystegiaceae from the Cape Horn region of Chile. Arctoa 24: 27–31. (doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.05)

Caira J. N. & K. Jensen. 2015. Insights on the identities of sharks of the Rhizoprionodon acutus (Elasmobranchii: Carcharhiniformes) species complex based on three new species of Phoreiobothrium (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea): the worms concur with the molecules. Zootaxa 4059: 335–350.

Davis C.C., C.G. Willis, B. Connolly, C. Kelly & A.M. Ellison. 2015. Herbarium records are reliable sources of phenological change driven by climate and provide novel insights into species’ phenological cueing mechanisms. American Journal of Botany 102: 1599–1609.

Dellapé, P. M., M. C. Melo and J. E. O’Donnell. 2015. Biodiversity and distribution of lethaeine seed bugs (Heteroptera, Rhyparochromidae, Lethaeini) from Argentina. Zoological Studies 54: 34. DOI 10.118615/s40555-015-0114-y

Ferro, M. L. 2015. Review of the genus Thoracophorus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Osoriinae) in America North of Mexico, with a key to species. The Coleopterists’ Bulletin 69(1): 1–10.

Ferro, M. L. & A. J Flick. 2015. “Collection bias” and the importance of natural history collections in species habitat modeling: a case study using Thoracophorus costalis Erichson (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Osoriiinae), a critique of GBIF.org. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 69(3): 415–425.

Fučíková K. 2015. A new record of the rare freshwater red alga Tuomeya americana(Batrachospermaceae, Rhodophyta) from Connecticut. Rhodora 117: 342–353.

Haber, W. A. and D. L. Wagner. 2015. A new species of Erythrodiplax breeding in bromeliads in Costa Rica (Odonata: Libellulidae). Zootaxa 6;3947(3):386-96. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3947.3.5.

Gerke J.M., E.J. Farnsworth & W.E. Brumback. 2015. Fifteen years of change: What a comparison of the two Flora Conservanda lists can tell us about rare plant species in the New England landscape. Rhodora 116:428–493.

Hale I.L., B.A. Connolly & R. Bartaula. 2015. The occurrence of hybrid barberry, Berberis X ottawensis (Berberidaceae) in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Rhodora 117: 384–387.

Herraiz F.J., S. Vilanova, M. Plazas, P. Gramazio, I. Andújar, A. Rodríguez-Burruezo, A. Fita, G.J. Anderson and J. Prohens. 2015.  Phenological growth stages of pepino (Solanum muricatum) according to the BBCH scale.  Scientia Horticulturae 183: 1–7.

Hill, K.B.R., D.C. Marshall, M.S. Moulds & C. Simon. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics, diversification, and systematics of Tibicen Latreille 1825 and allied cicadas of the tribe Cryptotympanini, with three new genera and emphasis on species from the USA and Canada (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae). Zootaxa 3985 (2): 219–251.

Ignatov, M.S., E.A. Ignatova, I.V. Czernyadjeva, B. Goffinet, O.I. Kuznetsova & V.E. Fedosov. 2015. Afoninia, a new moss genus of Funariaceae from Transbaikalia 
(East Siberia, Russia). Arctoa 24: 14–20. (doi: 10.15298/arctoa.24.02)

Kerr, J. T., A. Pindar, P. Galpern, L. Packer, S. G. Potts, S. M. Roberts, P. Rasmont, O. Schweiger, S.R. Colla, L. L. Richardson, D. L. Wagner, L. F. Gall, D. S. Sikes, A. Pantoja. Climate change impacts on bumblebees converge across continents. Science 349: 177–180.

Lendemer J. & B. Goffinet. 2015. Sticta deyana: a new endemic photomorphic lichen from the Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain of eastern North America. Systematic Botany 40: 933–941.

Les, D. H., E. Peredo, U. M. King, L. K. Benoit, N. P. Tippery, C. J. Ball and R. K. Shannon.  2015.  Through thick and thin: cryptic sympatric speciation in the submersed genus Najas (Hydrocharitaceae).  Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 82: 15–30.

Les, D. H., E. L. Peredo, N. P. Tippery, L. K. Benoit, H. Razifard, U. M. King, H. R. Na, H.-K. Choi, L. Chen, R. K. Shannon and S. P. Sheldon.  2015.  Najas minor (Hydrocharitaceae) in North America: a reappraisal.  Aquatic Botany 126: 60–72.

Les, D. H., A. M. Les, U. M. King and E. Peredo. 2015. Najas flexilis (Hydrocharitaceae) in Alaska: a reassessment. Rhodora 117: 354–370.

Medina, R., Y. Liu, L-S Wang, S. Guo, K. Hylander & B. Goffinet. DNA-based geographic circumscription of Physcomitrella s. lat. species (Funariaceae): P. patens new to Asia and P. magdalenae new to Ethiopia. The Bryologist 118: 22–31.

Mitchell, N., T. E. Moore, H. Kilroy Mollmann, J. E. Carlson, K. Mocko, H. Martinez-Cabrera, C. Adams, J. A. Silander Jr., C. S. Jones, C. D. Schlichting, and K. E. Holsinger. 2015. Functional traits in parallel evolutionary radiations and trait-environment associations in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. The American Naturalist 185: 525–537.

Peralta D. F., A. M. Rios & B. Goffinet. 2015. Archidium oblongifolium (Archidiaceae, subg. Archidiella), a new species from Brazil. Cryptogamie-Bryologie 36: 211–215.

Sciuto, K., L.A. Lewis, E. Verleyen, I. Moro & N. LaRocca (2015) Chodatodesmus australis sp. nov. (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyta) from Antarctica, with the emended description of the genus Chodatodesmus, and circumscription of Flechtneria rotunda gen. et sp. nov.  Journal of Phycology 51: 1172-1188. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12355

Tippery, N. P., D. H. Les and E. Peredo. 2015. Nymphoides grayana (Menyanthaceae) in Florida verified by DNA and morphological data. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 142: 325–330.

 

2014

Abbott, L. & J.N. Caira. 2014. Morphology meets molecules: A new genus and two new species of diphyllidean cestodes from the yellowspotted skate, Leucoraja wallacei, from South Africa. Journal of Parasitology 100: 323–330.

Anderson G.J., G. Bernardello & A. Santos. 2014. Reproductive biology of Solanum vespertilio (Solanaceae),  a zygomorphic, heterantherous, enantiostylous and andromonoecious rare Canary Islands endemic.  Plant Systematics and Evolution 301: 1191–1206.  doi: 10.1007/s00606-014-1143-4.

Angelo, R. & D.E. Boufford. 2014. Atlas of the flora of New England: Families of Vols. 9–13 and 15–16 (except Fabaceae & Rosaceae) of the Flora of North America series. Phytoneuron 98: 1–43.

Berthoumieu, M. & El Makki, L. 2014. Henry David Thoreau. Gallimard, Paris.

Brumback, W.E. & J. Gerke. 2014. Flora Conservanda: New England 2012. The New England Plant Conservation Program (NEPCoP) list of plants in need of conservation. Rhodora 115: 313–408.

Caira, J.N., K. Jensen, A. Waeschenbach, P.D. Olson & D.T.J. Littlewood. 2014. Orders out of chaos– molecular phylogenetics reveals the complexity of shark and stingray tapeworm relationships. International Journal for Parasitology 44: 55–73.

Caira, J.N., K. Jensen, A. Waeschenbach & D.T.J. Littlewood. 2014. An aenigmatic new tapeworm, Litobothrium aenigmaticum, sp. nov. (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda: Litobothriidea), from pelagic thresher shark with comments on development of known Litobothrium species. Invertebrate Systematics 28: 231–243.

Cielocha, J.J., K. Jensen & J.N. Caira. 2014. Floriparicapitus, a new genus of lecanicephalidean tapeworm (Cestoda) from sawfishes (Pristidae) and guitarfishes (Rhinobatidae) in the Indo-West Pacific. Journal of Parasitology 100: 485–499.

Deanna, R., S. Leiva Gonzalez & G.E. Barboza.  2014. Four new species and eighteen lectotypifications of Larnaxfrom Ecuador and Peru and a new synonym of Deprea orinocensis (Solanaceae: Solanoideae, Physalideae). Phytotaxa 137: 1–34.

Everill, P.H., R.B. Primack, E. R. Ellwood & E.K. Melaas. 2014. Determining past leaf-out times of New England’s deciduous forests from herbarium specimens. American Journal of Botany 101: 1293–1300.

Fučíková, K., P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. 2014. Widespread desert affiliations of trebouxiophycean algae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) including discovery of three new desert genera. Phycological Research 62: 294-305. DOI: 10.1111/pre.12062

Fučíková, K., P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis LA. 2014. Putting incertae sedis taxa in their place: a proposal for ten new families and three new genera in the Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 50: 14–25.

Fusco, P. 2014. Deafening silence from the incredible roar. The Passenger Pigeon – 100 years later. Connecticut Wildlife September/October: 8–9.

Gallo, L. & P.F. Zika. 2014. A taxonomic study of Rupestria (Crassulaceae) naturalized in North America. Phytotaxa 175: 19–28.

Hale, I.L. & B.A. Connolly. 2014. Actinidia arguta (Actinidiaceae): A new record of a naturalized introduction in Connecticut. Rhodora 116: 352–355.

Hodkinson, B.P., J.L. Allen, L. Forrest, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, Ó. S. Andrésson, V. Miao, P. Bellenger & F. Lutzoni. 2014. Lichen-symbiotic cyanobacteria have an alternative vanadium-dependent nitrogen fixation system. European Journal of Phycology 49: 11–19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09670262.2013.873143

Jensen, K., K.R. Mojica & J.N. Caira. 2014. A new genus and two new species of lecanicephalidean tapeworms from the monotypic striped panray, Zanobatus schoenleinii, (Rhinopristiformes: Zanobatidae), from Senegal. Folia Parasitologica 61: 432–440.

Lewis L.R., R. Rozzi & B. Goffinet. 2014. Direct long-distance dispersal shapes a New World amphitropical disjunction in the dispersal-limited dung moss Tetraplodon (Bryopsida: Splachnaceae). Journal of Biogeography 41: 2385–2395.

Liu Y., C.J. Cox, W. Wang & B. Goffinet. 2014. Mitochondrial phylogenomics of early land plants: Mitigating the effects of saturation, compositional heterogeneity, and codon-usage bias.  Systematic Biology 63: 862–878. (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu049)(http://sysbio.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/07/28/sysbio.syu049)

Liu Y., R. Medina & B. Goffinet. 2014. 350 million years of mitochondrial genome stasis in mosses, an early land plant lineage. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31: 2586–2591. (http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/31/10/2586.abstract?sid=5d04a9c4-4644-466d-a2fe-d63ac8be5787)

Mojica, K.R., K. Jensen & J.N. Caira. 2014. Four new species of Hornellobothrium (Cestoda: Lecanicephalidea) from the whitespotted eagle ray, Aetobatus ocellatus (Myliobatiforems: Myliobatidae), from Borneo and Northern Australia. Journal of Parasitology 100: 504–515.

Pickering, M. & J.N. Caira. 2014. Seasonal dynamics of the cestode fauna in spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, (Squaliformes: Squalidae). Parasitology 141: 940–947. (doi:10.1017/S0031182013002229)

Pisa, S.E., E.M. Biersma, P.E. Convey, P.A. Patiño, A.L. Vanderpoorten, O.L. Werner & R.M. Ros. 2014. The cosmopolitan moss Bryum argenteum in Antarctica: recent colonisation or in situ survival? Polar Biology 37: 1469–1477.

Prunier, R., K.E. Holsinger and J.E. Carlson. 2014. Reconsidering a disjunct distribution: Molecular and morphological evidence for two evolutionarily distinct lineages in Protea mundii Klotsch. South African Journal of Botany 95: 64–69

Ruhnke, T. R., J. N. Caira, and A. Cox. 2015. The cestode order Rhinebothriidea no longer family-less: A molecular phylogenetic investigation with erection of two new families and description of eight new species. Zootaxa 3904: 51–81.

Sanborn, A.F. & M.S. Heath 2014. The cicadas of Argentina with new records, a new genus, and fifteen new species (Hemiptera: Cicadoidea: Cicadidae). Zootaxa 3883 (1): 1–94.

Taylor, D.W. & G.J. Anderson. 2014. Key plants preserve elements of culture: a study over distance and time of fresh crops in Puerto Rican markets in Hartford, Connecticut, “A Moveable Feast”. American Journal of Botany 101: 624–636.

Wagner, D. L. and E. C. Knudson. 2014. Description of Apatelodes auduboni n. sp. from Texas (Bombycidae: Apatelodidae), with a query as to whether apatelodid larvae are Batesian mimics. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 68: 211–217.

Wagner, D. L., J. S. Ascher, and N. Bricker. 2014. A powerline right-of-way as habitat for wild bees in southern New England (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Annals of the Entomololgical Society of America 107: 1110–1120.

Zacharczenko, B., D.L. Wagner & M.J. Hatfield. 2014. A new cryptic Sympistis from eastern North America revealed by novel larval phenotype and host plant association (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Oncocnemidinae). ZooKeys 379: 93–107.

 

2013

Anderson, G. J., D. J. Crawford & G. Bernardello. 2013. The reproductive biology of island plants: the Juan Fernández and Canary Islands. Vieraea 41: 109–121.

Angelo, R. & D.E. Boufford. 2013. Atlas of the flora of New England: Fabaceae. Phytoneuron 2013: 1–15.

Bainard J. D., L. L. Forrest, B. Goffinet & S. G. Newmaster. 2013. Nuclear DNA content variation and evolution in liverworts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 619–627. (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.04.008).

Bartomeus, I, J. S. Ascher, J. Gibbs, B. N. Danforth, D. L. Wagner, S.  S. Hedtke, and R. Winfree. 2013. Historical changes in northeastern United States bee pollinators related to shared ecological traits. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.110: 4656–4660. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1218503110.

Budke, J. M., B. Goffinet & C. S. Jones. 2013. Dehydration protection provided by a maternal cuticle improves offspring fitness in the moss Funaria hygrometrica. Annals of Botany 111: 781–789. (doi: 10.1093/aob/mct033).

Caira, J.N. & M. Pickering. 2013. Cestodes from deep-water squaliform sharks in the Azores. Deep Sea Research II 98: 170–177.

Caira, J.N., F.P.L. Marques, K. Jensen, R. Kuchta & V.A. Ivanov. 2013. Phylogenetic analysis and reconfiguration of genera in the cestode order Diphyllidea. International Journal for Parasitology 43: 621–639.

Caira, J.N., M. Pickering, A.D. Schulman & N. Hanessian. 2013. Two new species of Echinobothrium (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from batoids off South Africa. Comparative Parasitology 80: 22–32.

Caira, J.N., N. Rodriguez & M. Pickering. 2013. New African species of Echinobothrium (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) and implications for the identities of their skate hosts. Journal of Parasitology. Journal of Parasitology 99: 781–788.

Connolly, B.A., G.J. Anderson & M.H. Brand. 2013. Occurrence and fertility of feral hybrid barberry Berberis x ottawensis (Berberidaceae) in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Rhodora 115: 121–132.

Crawford, Daniel, G.J. Anderson, G. Bernardello and A. Santos. 2013. Comparative Reproductive Biology of the Canaries and Pacific Archipelagos, Especially the Juan Fernandez.   Amurga International Conferences on Island Biodiversity 2011: Present and Emerging Knowledge on the Evolution, Diversity and Conservation of the Canarian Flora; Jardin Botanico Canario “Viera Y Clavijo”, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Dreyer, G., C. Jones, R. Capers, P. Sweeney, N. Barrett, P. Sharp, C. Ultee, L. Brown, S. Saulys, E. Corrigan, J. Barrett & N. Murray. 2013. Native and naturalized vascular plants of Connecticut checklist. Connecticut Botanical Society, New Haven.

Haven, K. & S. Henderson. 2013. Citizen science takes root. American Scientist 101: 378–385. (features images of our Thoreau specimens).

Ivanov, V. A. & J.N. Caira. 2013. Two new species of Halysioncum Caira, Marques, Jensen, Kuchta et Ivanov, 2013 (Cestoda, Diphyllidea) from Indo-Pacific rays of the genus Aetomylaeus Garman (Myliobatiformes, Myliobatidae). Folia Parasitologica 60: 321–330.

Klymiuk, A.A., C.J. Harper, D.S. Moore & E.L. Taylor. 2013. Reinvestigating Carboniferous “Actinomycetes”: Authigenic formation of biomimetic carbonates provides insights into early diagenesis of permineralized plants. Palaios 28: 82–90.

Landry, J.-F., V. Nazarii, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemers & P.D.N. Hebert. 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa 3749 (1): 1–93.

Les, D.H., E.L. Peredo, L.K. Benoit, N.P. Tippery, U.M. King & S.P. Sheldon S.P. 2013. Phytogeography of Najas gracillima (Hydrocharitaceae) in North America and its cryptic introduction to California. American Journal of Botany. 100:1905–1915.

Les, D. H. & N. Tippery.  2013. In time and with water … the systematics of alismatid monocotyledons.  Pp. 118–164 in P. Wilkin and S. J. Mayo (eds.), Early Events in Monocot Evolution. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Liu, Y., L.L. Forrest, J. Bainard, J.M Budke & B. Goffinet. 2013. Organellar genome, nuclear ribosomal DNA repeat unit and microsatellites isolated from a small scale of 454 GS FLX sequencing on two mosses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66: 1089-1094. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.12.006)

Medina, R., F. Lara, B. Goffinet, R. Garilleti & V. Mazimpaka. 2013. Unnoticed diversity within the disjunct moss Orthotrichum tenellum (Orthotrichaceae) validated by morphological and molecular approaches. Taxon 62: 1133–1152.

Mojica, K.R., K. Jensen & J.N. Caira. 2013. Revision of Anteropora (Cestoda: Lecanicephalidea) and descriptions of five new species from stingrays (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae) in Borneo. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum 61: 39–54.

Pickering, M. & J.N. Caira. 2013. Differences in microthrix form between stomach and spiral intestine stages of the tapeworm Trilocularia gracilis: Interspecific variation or development? Journal of Parasitology 99: 1099–1105.

Sanborn, A.F. & P.K. Phillips. 2013. Biogeography of the cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of North America, North of Mexico. Diversity 5:166-239, doi:10.3390/d5020166

Villarreal, J.C., L.L. Forrest, N. Wickett & B. Goffinet. 2013. The plastid genome of the hornwort Nothoceros aenigmaticus: Phylogenetic signal in inverted repeat expansion, pseudogenization and intron gain. American Journal of Botany 100: 467-477. (doi: 10.3732/ajb.1200429 http://www.amjbot.org/content/100/3/467.full)

Yu, F., Chen, M.-H., Huang, L., and Anderson, G.J. 2013. Hierarchical Bayesian Analysis of Repeated Binary data with Missing Covariates. In: Topics in Applied Statistics — 2012 Symposium of the International Chinese Statistical Association, Eds. M. Hu, Y. Liu, and J. Lin. New York: Springer. pp. 311-322.

 

2012

Allen, J.M., S.G. Obae, M.H. Brand & J.A. Silander, Jr. 2012. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for Berberis thunbergii (Berbericaceae). American Journal of Botany 99:E220–E222.

Angelo, R. & D.E. Boufford. 2012. Atlas of the flora of New England: Caryophyillidae. Rhodora 113: 419–513.

Bertin, R.I. & T.J. Rawinski. 2012. Vascular Flora of Worcester County, Massachusetts. Special publication of the New England Botanical Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Budke, J. M., B. Goffinet & C.S. Jones. 2012. The cuticle on the calyptra matures before the sporophyte cuticle in the moss Funaria hygrometrica. American Journal of Botany 99: 14–22. (doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr079; http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/content/107/8/1279.full)

Coe, F.G., D.M. Parikh, C.A. Johnson & G.J. Anderson. 2012. The good and the bad: Alkaloid screening and brine shrimp bioassays of aqueous extracts of 31 medicinal plants of eastern Nicaragua. Pharmaceutical Biology 50: 384–392.

Ivanov, V.A. & J.N. Caira. 2012. Description of 3 new species of Echinobothrium (Cestoda, Diphyllidea) from Indo–Pacific elasmobranchs of the genus Glaucostegus (Rajiformes, Rhinobatidae). Journal of Parasitology 98: 365–377.

Koch, K., K. Jensen & J.N. Caira. 2012. Three new genera and six new species of lecanicephalideans (Cestoda) from eagle rays of the genus Aetomylaeus (Myliobatiformes: Myliobatidae) from Northern Australia and Borneo. Journal of Parasitology 98: 175–198.

Les, D.H., N.P. Tippery & H. Razifard. 2012. Noteworthy collections. Texas. Najas minor. Madroño 59: 232–233.

Liu, Y., J.M. Budke & B. Goffinet. 2012. Phylogenetic inference rejects sporophyte based classification of the Funariaceae (Bryophyta): rapid radiation suggests rampant homoplasy in sporophyte evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 130–145.

Liu, Y., N.L. Moskwa & B. Goffinet. 2012. Development of eight mitochondrial markers for Funariaceae (Musci) and the amplification success in other mosses. American Journal of Botany e62–e65. (doi: 10.3732/ajb.1100402; http://www.amjbot.org/content/99/2/e62.full)

López Peredo, E., D.H. Les, U.M. King & L.K. Benoit. 2012. Extreme conservation of the psaA/psaB intercistronic spacer reveals a translational motif coincident with the evolution of land plants. Journal of Molecular Evolution 75: 184–197.

Marques, F., K. Jensen & J.N. Caira. 2012. Ahamulina n. gen. (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from the Polkadot catshark, Scyliorhinus besnardi (Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae), in Brazil. Zootaxa 3352: 51–59.

Medina, R., F. Lara, B. Goffinet, R. Garilleti & V. Mazimpaka. 2012. Integrative taxonomy successfully resolves the pseudo-cryptic complex of the disjunct epiphytic moss Orthotrichum consimile (Orthotrichaceae). Taxon 61: 1180–1198.

O’Donnell, J.E. & C.W. Schaefer 2012. Annotated Checklist of the Pentatomidae (Heteroptera) of Connecticut. The Great Lakes Entomologist 45(3-4): 220-234.

Peers M.J.L., D.H. Thornton & D.L. Murray. 2012. Reconsidering the specialist-Generalist Paradigm in Niche Breadth Dynamics: Resource Gradient Selection by Canada Lynx and Bobcat. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51488. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051488

Pickering, M. & J.N. Caira. 2012. A new hyperapolytic species, Trilocularia eberti sp. n. (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea), from Squalus cf. mitsukurii (Squaliformes: Squalidae) off South Africa with comments on its development and fecundity. Folia Parasitologica 59: 107–114.

Tippery, N.P., D.H. Les & C.S. Jones. 2012. Evolution of inflorescence architecture in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Aquatic Botany 99: 11–19.

Villarreal A., J.C., L.V. Campos S., J. Uribe-S. & B. Goffinet. 2012. Parallel evolution of endospory within hornworts: Nothoceros renzagliensis (Dendrocerotaceae) sp. nov. Systematic Botany 37: 31–37.

Villarreal J.C., L.L. Forrest, K.D. McFarland & B. Goffinet. 2012. Chloroplast, mitochondrial and nuclear microsatellites from the Southern Appalachian hornwort, Nothoceros aenigmaticus. American Journal of Botany: e88–e90. (doi:10.3732/ajb.1100392; http://www.amjbot.org/content/99/3/e88.full)

 

2011

Bartomeus, I, J. S. Ascher, D. L. Wagner, B. N. Danforth, S. R. Colla, S. Kornbluth, and R. Winfree. 2011. Climate-associated phenological advances in bee pollinators and bee-pollinated plants. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 108: 20645–20649. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1115559108.

Caira, J.N., M. Malek, T. Ruhnke. 2011. A new genus of Phyllobothriidae (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from carcharhiniform sharks from Iran and Australia. Journal of Helminthology 85: 40–50.

Davis, D.R. & D.L. Wagner. 2011. Biology and systematics of the New World Phyllocnistis Zeller leafminers of the avocado genus Persea (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). ZooKeys 97: 39-73.

Desjardins, L. & J.N. Caira. 2011. Three new species of Spiniloculus (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from Chiloscyllium punctatum (Elasmobranchii: Orectolobiformes) off Borneo with clarification of the identity of the type of the genus. Folia Parasitologica 58: 55–68.

Jensen, K., P. Nikolov & J.N. Caira. 2011. A new genus and two new species of Anteroporidae (Lecanicephalidea, Cestoda) from the Darkspotted numbfish (Narcine maculata, Narcinidae, Torpediniformes) in Malaysian Borneo. Folia Parasitologica 58: 95–107.

Marshall, D.C., J.R. Cooley & K.B.R. Hill. 2011. Developmental plasticity of life-cycle length in thirteen-year periodical cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104(3): 443–450.

Rico-Guevara A.& M.A. Rubega:   The hummingbird tongue is a fluid trap, not a capillary tube. PNAS 108: 9356–9360

Rodriguez, N., M. Pickering & J.N. Caira. 2011. Echinobothrium joshuai n. sp. (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from the roughnose skate, Cruriraja hulleyi, (Rajiformes: Rajidae) off South Africa. Comparative Parasitology 78: 306–311.

Tippery, N., C.T. Philbrick, C.P. Bove & D.H. Les. 2011. Systematics and phylogeny of Neotropical riverweeds (Podostemaceae: Podostemoideae). Systematic Botany 36: 105–118.

Wagner, D.L., D.F. Schweitzer, J.B. Sullivan & R.C. Reardon. 2011. Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America. Princeton University Press. 576 pp.

 

2010

Caira, J.N., R. Kuchta & L. Desjardins. 2010. A new genus and two new species of Aporhynchidae (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) from catsharks (Carcharhiniforms: Scyliorhinidae) off Taiwan. Journal of Parasitology 96: 1185–1190.

Capers, R.S. & D.H. Les. 2010. Web site promotes plant data as a novel educational resource. Connecticut Journal of Science Education 47: 35–38.

Capers, R.S., R. Selsky, and G.J. Bugbee. 2010. The relative importance of local conditions and regional processes in structuring aquatic plant communities. Freshwater Biology 55:952–966.

Cox, C.J., B. Goffinet, A.J. Shaw, N.J. Wickett & S.B. Boles. 2010. Moss diversity: A molecular phylogenetic analysis of genera. Phytotaxa 9: 175–195.

Crespo A., F. Kauff, P.K. Divakar, R. del Prado, S. Pérez-Ortega, G. Amo de Paz, Z. Ferencova, O. Blanco, B. Roca-Valiente, J. Núñez-Zapata, P. Cubas, A. Argüello, J. A. Elix, T.L. Esslinger, D.L. Hawksworth, A. Millanes, C. Molina, M. Wedin, T. Ahti, A. Aptroot, E. Barreno, F. Bungartz, S. Calvelo, M. Candan, M. Cole, D. Ertz, B. Goffinet, L. Lindblom , R. Lücking, F. Lutzoni, J.-E. Mattsson, M.I. Messuti, J. Miadlikowska, M. Piercey-Normore, V. J. Rico, H. J.M. Sipman, I. Schmitt, T. Spribille, A. Thell, G. Thor, D.K. Upreti & H. T. Lumbsch. 2010. Phylogenetic generic classification of parmelioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota) based on molecular, morphological and chemical evidence. Taxon 59: 1735–1753.

Fyler, C.A. & J.N. Caira. 2010. Phylogenetic status of four new species of Acanthobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) parasitic on the wedgefish Rhynchobatus laevis (Elasmobranchii: Rhynchobatidae): implications for interpreting host associations. Invertebrate Systematics 24: 419–433.

Kuchta, R. & J.N. Caira. 2010. Three new species of Echinobothrium (Cestoda: Diphyllidea) from Indo–Pacific stingrays of the genus Pastinachus (Rajiformes: Dasyatidae). Folia Parasitologica 57: 185–196.

Les, D.H., S.P. Sheldon & N.P. Tippery. 2010. Hybridization in hydrophiles: natural interspecific hybrids in Najas L. (Hydrocharitaceae). Systematic Botany 35: 736–744.

Magain, N. L.F. Forrest, E. Sérusiaux & B. Goffinet. 2010. Microsatellite primers in the Peltigera dolichorhiza complex (lichenized ascomycete, Peltigerales). American Journal of Botany 97: e102–e104.

Malek, M., J.N. Caira & M. Haseli. 2010. Two new species of Paraorygmatobothrium (Cestoda: Tetraphyllidea) from the carcharhinid shark Carcahrhinus cf. dussumieri in the Persian Gulf. Systematic Parasitology 76: 59–68.

Moody, M.L. & D.H. Les. 2010. Systematics of the aquatic angiosperm genus Myriophyllum (Haloragaceae). Systematic Botany 35: 121–139.

Nelson, M.W. 2010. Breeding evidence for conspecific status of Grammia phyllira (Drury, 1773) and Grammia oithona (Strecker, 1878) (Erebidae: Arctiinae), with notes on natural history and conservation status. J. Lepid. Soc. 64: 48-51.

Noever, C., J.N. Caira, R. Kuchta & L. Desjardins. 2010. Two new species of Aporhynchus (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) from deep water lanternsharks (Squaliformes: Etmopteridae) in the Azores, Portugal. Journal of Parasitology 96: 1176–1184.

Olson, P.D., J.N. Caira, K. Jensen, R.M. Overstreet, H. W. Palm & I. Beveridge. 2010. Evolution of the trypanorhynch tapeworms: parasite phylogeny supports independent lineages of sharks and rays. International Journal for Parasitology 40: 223–242.

Villarreal, J.C., D.C. Cargill & B. Goffinet. 2010. Phaeomegaceros squamuligerus subspecies hasselii (Dendrocerotaceae), a new taxon from the Southern Hemisphere. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 91: 349–360.

Wagner, D.L. & S. Binns. 2010. Larva and pupa of Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) and affirmation of its placement in Bagisarinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). ZooKeys. 37: 107–116.