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.


Bechteler J., G. Peñaloza-Bojacá, D. Bell, G. Burleigh, S. F. McDaniel, E. C. Davis, E. B. Sessa, A. Bippus, D. Christine Cargill, S. Chantanoarrapint, I. Draper, L. Endara, L. L. Forrest, R. Garilleti, S. W. Graham, S. Huttunen, J. Jauregui Lazo, F. Lara, J. Larraín, L. R. Lewis, D. G. Long, D. Quandt, K. Renzaglia, A. Schäfer-Verwimp, G. Ee Lee, A. S. Pinilla, M. von Konrat, C. E. Zartman, M. Regina Pereira, B. Goffinet & J. C. Villarreal. 2023. Comprehensive phylogenomic time tree of bryophytes reveals deep relationships and uncovers gene incongruences in the last 500 million years of diversification. American Journal of Botany 110: e16249.  pdf

Bueno, V.M. & J.N. Caira. 2023. Phylogenetic relationships. host associations, and three new species of a poorly known group of “tetraphyllidean” tapeworms from elasmobranchs. Zootaxa 5254: 030–050. pdf

Fučíková, K., M. Taylor, L.A. Lewis, B.K. Niece, A.S. Isaac & N. Pietrasiak. 2023. Johansenicoccus eremophilus gen. et sp. nov., a novel evolutionary lineage in Chlorophyceae with unusual genomic features. Plant Ecology and Evolution 156 (3): 311–325. pdf

Herzog, K.S., J.N. Caira, P.Kumar Kar & K. Jensen. 2023. Novelty and phylogenetic affinities of a new family of tapeworms (Cestoda: Rhinebothriidea) from endangered sawfish and guitarfish. International Journal for Parasitology 53: 347–362.  pdf

Lee, Y.J., D.C. Marshall, A.B. Mohagan, K.B.R. Hill & D.P. Mohagan. 2023. Revised checklist of Cicadidae (Insecta: Hemiptera) of Mindanao, Philippines, with descriptions of a new genus and nine new species. Journal of Natural History 57: 193–242. pdf

Magain, N., J. Miadlikowska, B. Goffinet, T. Goward, I. Juriado, A. Simon, C.J. Pardo De la Hoz, J. Mercado-Diaz, T. Barlow, B. Moncada, R. Lücking, A. Spielmann, L. Canez, L.S. Wang, P. Nelson, T. Wheeler, F. Lutzoni & E. Sérusiaux. 2023. High species richness in the lichen genus Peltigera (Ascomycota, Lecanoromycetes): 34 species in the dolichorhizoid and scabrosoid clades of sect. Polydactylon, including 23 new to science. Persoonia 51: 1–88. pdf

Matson, T.A., 2023. A review of Mexican Stamnodes (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) with the description of 16 new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 911: 1–79.

Menard, K.L. & M.D. Schwartz. 2023. Four new species of Phytocoris Fallén (Hemiptera, Miridae) from the Davis Mountains in Texas and further documentation of known species of Jeff Davis County. ZooKeys 1174: 97-139. pdf

Patel N., R. Medina, L.D. Williams, O. Lemieux, B. Goffinet & M.G. Johnson. in press. Frequent allopolyploidy with distant progenitors in the moss genera Physcomitrium and Entosthodon (Funariaceae) identified via subgenome phasing of targeted nuclear genes. Evolution 77: 2561–2575. pdf

Stephan, D., V.M. Bueno & J.N. Caira. 2023. Novelty and phylogenetic relationships within the Serendipeidae (Cestoda:“Tetraphyllidea”). The Journal of Parasitology 109: 423–435. pdf

Tellier, J.M., M. Humphreys, S. Minoudi, A. Triantafyllidis & E.T. Schultz. 2023. What are you doing here? Unexpected occurrences of Knobfin Sculpins (Cottus immaculatus) in Connecticut. Ichthyology and Herpetology 111: 1-7. pdf

Zhang L., Q. Zuo, W.Z. Ma, J. Shevock, N. Patel, M. Johnson, R. Medina, N. Wilding & B. Goffinet. 2023. Phylogenomics resolves the rediscovered Himalayan endemic Brachymeniopsis gymnostoma (Bryophyta, Funariaceae), as a species of Entosthodon, prompting also the transfer of Clavitheca poeltii. Taxon 72: 1216–1227. pdf


Bouda, M., B.A. Huggett, K.A. Prats, J.W. Wason, J.P. Wilson & C.R. Brodersen. 2022. Hydraulic failure as a primary driver of xylem network evolution in early vascular plants. Science 378 (6620): 642-646. link

Caira J.N. & K. Jensen. 2022. Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of ‘tetraphyllidean’ Clade 3 (Cestoda) based on new material from orectolobiform sharks in Australia and Taiwan. Folia Parasitologica 69: 010.

He S., J.R. Shevock, N. Patel, O. Lemieux & B. Goffinet. 2022. Rediscovery of Florschuetziella scaberrima (Bryophyta, Orthotrichaceae) a century after its description leads to its transfer to Leratia. Bryophyte Diversity and Evolution  45: 188–198. pdf

Herzog, K. S. and K. Jensen. 2022. A synergistic, global approach to revising the trypanorhynch tapeworm family Rhinoptericolidae (Trypanobatoida). PeerJ Life & Environment 10:e12865: 83 pp. pdf

Jensen, K. and J. N. Caira. 2022. Phylogenetic analysis and diversity of peculiar new lecanicephalidean tapeworms (Eniochobothriidae) from cownose rays across the globe. Invertebrate Systematics 36: 879–909. pdf

Kuprewicz, E. K., F. MS Muzio and G. Nackid. 2022. Operation Bone Rescue—A case study of remediating flood damage to mammal specimens. Collection Forum 35: 21–31. pdf

Wagner, D.L., T.A. Matson & J.D. Palting. 2022. A new Norape from the Southwestern United States (Megalopygidae, Trosiinae). The Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 76: 1–9.

Medina R., M.G. Johnson, N. Patel, G. Tocci, D. R. Toren & B. Goffinet. 2022. Vindication of Physcomitrium pygmaeum: an elusive and endangered moss from North America’s Great Basin. The Bryologist 125: 528–540. pdf

Owen, C.L., D.C. Marshall, E.J. Wade, R.Meister, G. Goemans, K. Kunte, M.Moulds, K.Hill, M. Villet, T.H. Pham, M. Kortyna, E. Moriarty Lemmon, A.R. Lemmon & C. Simon. 2022. Detecting and removing sample contamination in phylogenomic data: an example and its implications for Cicadidae phylogeny (Insecta: Hemiptera). Systematic Biology 71 (6): 1504–1523. pdf

Ruhnke, T. R., C. P. Pommelle, D. Aguilar, H. Hudson, and F. B. Reyda. 2022. Two new species of Stillabothrium (Cestoda: Rhinebothriidea) from stingrays from Northern Australia and one new combination. Journal of Parasitology 108: 166–179. pdf

Schiefer, T. L. 2022. Reevaluation of the subgeneric classification of the North American species of Prionus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Prioninae: Prionini), with a revision of the subgenus Neopolyarthron Semenov and notes on Prionus (Antennalia) fissicornis Haldeman and Prionus (Prionus) californicus Motschulsk. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 148(3): 335–504.

Schlis-Elias, M. C. & J. L. Malaney. 2022. Island biogeography predicts skull gigantism and shape variation in meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) through ecological release and allometry. Oikos 2022: e08777 pdf (doi: 10.1111/oik.08777).

Simon A., B. Goffinet, L.S. Wang, T. Spribille, T. Goward, T. Pystina, N. Semenova, N.V. Stepanov, B. Moncada, R. Lücking, N. Magain & E. Sérusiaux. 2022. Global phylogeny and taxonomic reassessment of the genus Dendriscosticta (Ascomycota: Peltigerales). Taxon 71: 256–287. pdf

Stephan D. & J.N. Caira. 2022. Three new species of Duplicibothrium (Cestoda: “Tetraphyllidea”) from cownose rays in Senegal with a phylogenetic analysis of the genus. Journal of Helminthology 96:e8. pdf

Teixeira-Costa, L. 2022. Leveraging micro-CT scanning to analyze parasitic plant-host interactions. JoVE Journal of Visualized Experiments 179: e63423.


Anderson, G.A., J. Pérez de Paz, M. Anderson, G. Bernardello & D.W. Taylor. 2021. A leaky dimorphic sexual system and breeding system characterize a successful island colonist: the reproductive biology of Plocama pendula (Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 196(4): 540–555. pdf

Caira J.N. & K. Jensen. 2021. Two new species of Caulobothrium (Cestoda: “Tetraphyllidea”) from the duckbill eagle ray, Aetomylaeus bovinus (Myliobatiformes: Myliobatidae), off Senegal with new insights on morphological features of the genus. Zootaxa 4903: 127–139. pdf

Caira J.N. & K. Jensen. 2021. Electron microscopy reveals novel external specialized organs housing bacteria in eagle ray tapeworms. PLoS ONE 16: e0244586. pdf

Caira J.N., V. Bueno & K. Jensen. 2021. Emerging global novelty in phyllobothriidean tapeworms (Cestoda: Phyllobothriidea) from sharks and skates (Elasmobranchii). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society XX: 1–28. pdf

Caira J.N., K. Otto, D. Fernando & K. Jensen. 2021. Three new species of ‘tetraphyllidean’ cestodes from an undescribed bamboo shark (Orectolobiformes: Hemiscylliidae) in Sri Lanka. Folia Parasitologica 68: 004. pdf

Caira J.N., M. Pickering & K. Jensen 2021. Expanding known global biodiversity of Yamaguticestus (Cestoda: Phyllobothriidea) parasitizing catsharks (Pentanchidae and Scyliorhinidae). Systematics and Biodiversity 19: 875-894. pdf

Dong S., S. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Wu, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2021. Plastid genomes and phylogenomics of the early land plant liverworts (Marchantiophyta): conserved genome structure and highest plastid substitution rates among three genetic compartments. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 161: 107171. pdf

Frye H.A., Z. Muscavitch & B. Goffinet. 2021. Discovery of epiphytic lichens in Connecticut suggests novel introduction and reintroduction via horticultural practices. The Bryologist 124: 191–197. pdf

Herzog, K. S., R. S. Meininger, and F. B. Reyda. 2021. A new species of tapeworm in the genus Stillabothrium (Rhinebothriidea: Escherbothriidae) from a stingray from Borneo. Comparative Parasitology 88: 34–40. pdf

Hill, K.B.R., D.C. Marshall, K. Marathe, M.S. Moulds, Y.J. Lee, T.-H. Pham, A. B. Mohagan, V. Sarkar, B. W. Price, J. P. Duffels, M.A. Schouten, A.J. de Boer, K. Kunte, and C. Simon.  2021. The molecular systematics and diversification of a taxonomically unstable group of Asian cicada tribes related to Cicadini Latreille, 1802 (Hemiptera: Cicadidae). Invertebrate Systematics 35: 570–601.  pdf

Jensen, K. and R. Guyer. 2021. First report of Lecanicephalidean tapeworms (Eucestoda) from freshwater, including description of three new species of Tetragonocephalum Shipley and Hornell, 1905. Journal of Parasitology 107: 1–15. pdf

Jensen K., I.A.M. Pen & J.N. Caira. 2021. A revision of the Rhoptrobothriidae (Cestoda: “Tetraphyllidea”). Zootaxa 4999: 201–218. pdf

Sanborn, A.F., J.A. Cole, M. Stukel, P. Łukasik, C. Veloso, V.A. Gonzalez, J.B. Karkar & C. Simon.  2021.  Thirteen new species of Chilecicada Sanborn, 2014 (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae: Tibicininae) expand the highly endemic cicada fauna of Chile.  Zootaxa 5078(1): 170. pdf 

Teixeira‐Costa L., C.C. Davis & G. Ceccantini. 2021. Striking developmental convergence in angiosperm endoparasites.” American Journal of Botany 108: 756-768. pdf

Trevisan, B, D. J. Machodo, D. J. G. Lahr, and F. P. L. Marques. 2021. Comparative Characterization of Mitogenomes From Five Orders of Cestodes (Eucestoda: Tapeworms). Frontiers in Genetics 12: 788–871. pdf

Yu J., Y. Cai, Y. Zhu, Y. Zeng, S. Dong, K. Zhang, S. Wang, L. Li, B. Goffinet, H. Liu & Y. Liu. 2022. Chromosome-level genome assemblies of two Hypnales mosses reveal high intergeneric synteny. Genome Biology and Evolution 14: evac020. pdf

Van de Beek, A. and M.P. Widrlechner. 2021. North American species of Rubus L. (Rosaceae) described from European botanical gardens (1789 – 1823). Adansonia, sér. 3, 43 (8): 67-98. pdf

Widhelm T.J., F. Grewe, B. Goffinet, M. Wedin, T. Goward, L.F. Coca, I. Distefano, A. Košuthová & H.T. Lumbsch. 2021. Phylogenomic reconstruction addressing the Peltigeralean backbone (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota). Fungal Diversity 110: 59–73. pdf


Alonso Garcia M., Villarreal J.C., K. McFarland & B. Goffinet. 2020. Population genomics confirms extreme sex ratio of a clonal bryophyte. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 495. pdf

Bernot J.P. & J. N. Caira. 2019. Site specificity and attachment mode of Symcallio and Calliobothrium species (Cestoda: “Tetraphyllidea”) in smoothhound sharks of the genus Mustelus (Carcharhiniformes: Triakidae). PeerJ 7:e7264. pdf

Caira J.N., K. Jensen, C. Hayes & T. R. Ruhnke. 2020. Insights from new cestodes of the crocodile shark, Pseudocarcharias kamoharai (Lamniformes: Pseudocarchariidae), prompt expansion ofScyphophyllidium and syonymization of seven phyllobothriidean genera—at last! Journal of Helminthology 94: E132. pdf

Caira J.N., K. Jensen, M. Pickering, T. R. Ruhnke & K. A. Gallagher. 2020. Intrigue surrounding the life-cycles of species of Clistobothrium (Cestoda: Phyllobothriidea) parasitizing large pelagic sharks. International Journal for Parasitology 50: 1043–1055. pdf

Eudy E., J.N. Caira & K. Jensen. 2019. A new species of Pentaloculum (Cestodea: “Tetraphyllidea”) from the Taiwan saddled carpetshark, Cirrhoscyllium formosanum(Orectolobiformes: Parascylliidae). Journal of Parasitology 105: 303–312. pdf

Franzese, S. and V. A. Ivanov. 2020. Two new species of Acanthobothrium Blanchard, 1848 (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea) from rajiform batoids off Argentina. Folia Parasitologica 67: 16.

Gallagher K.A. & J.N. Caira. 2020. A new species of Acanthobothrium (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea) from the smalleye pygmy shark, Squaliolus aliae (Chondrichthyes: Squaliformes: Dalatiidae), from Taiwan. Journal of Parasitology 106: 818–827. pdf

Goffinet B., J.J. Engel, M. von Konrat, R. MacKenzie, T. Contador, S. Rosenfeld, O. Barroso & R. Rozzi. 2020. Bryophyte records from Isla Gonzalo, Diego Ramirez Islands, Americas’ deep southern ocean archipelago. Anales del Instituto de la Patagonia 48(3): 127–138. pdf

Guyer, R. R. and K. Jensen. 2020. Morphological variation in the hyperapolytic lecanicephalidean species Anteropora japonica(Yamaguti, 1934) (Eucestoda). Folia Parasitologica 67: 006. pdf

Lindgren H., B. Moncada, R. Lücking, N. Magain, A. Simon, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, M.P. Nelsen, J. Mercado-Díaz, T. Widhelm & T. Lumbsch. 2020. Cophylogenetic patterns in algal symbionts correlate with repeated symbiont switches during diversification and geographic expansion of lichen-forming fungi in the genus Sticta (Ascomycota, Peltigeraceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 150: 106860. pdf

Magain N., B. Goffinet, A. Simon, J. Seelan Sathiya, I. Medeiros, F. Lutzoni & J. Miadlikowska. 2020. Peltigera serusiauxii, a new species in section Polydactylonfrom Papua New Guinea and Malaysia (Lecanoromycetes, Ascomycota). Plant and Fungal Systematics 65: 139–146. pdf

Matson, T.A. & Wagner, D.L., 2020. A new Stamnodes from the southwestern United States (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Larentiinae). ZooKeys: 923: 79.

Na Y., J. Blanchard & H. Wang. 2020. Fruits, seeds and flowers from the Puryear clay pit (middle Eocene Cockfield Formation), western Tennessee, USA. Palaeontologia Electronica 23:a49. pdf

Palm, H. W., J. R. Morales-Ávila, F. Galván-Magaña, and M. Haseli. 2020. A new genus and two new species of trypanorhynch cestodes (Tentaculariidae) from the sharks Carcharhinus sorrah (Müller & Henle) and Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith) from off the coasts of Malaysia and Mexico. Systematic Parasitology 97: 133–142. pdf

Ruhnke, T. R., V. Daniel, and K. Jensen. 2020. Four new species of Paraorygmatobothrium (Eucestoda: Phyllobothriidea) from sharks of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean with comments on their host specificity. Journal of Parasitology 106: 133–156. pdf

Russo N.J., M. Robertson, R. MacKenzie, B. Goffinet & J.E. Jimenez. 2020. Evidence of targeted consumption of mosses by birds in Sub-Antarctic South America. Austral Ecology 45: 399–403.  pdf

Santos, J. V., F. P. L. Marques, and B. Trevisan. 2020. The first report and description of a new species of Rhinebothrium from a dasyatid stingray from the Brazilian northeastern coast with a review of the distribution of the genus throughout endemic marine ecoregions. Journal of Parasitology 106: 809–817. pdf

Simon A., R. Lücking, B. Moncada, J.A. Mercado-Díaz, F. Bungartz, M. Cáceres, E. Gumboski, S. Maria de Azevedo Martinsi, D. Parker & B. Goffinet. 2020. Emmanuelia, a new genus of lobarioid lichen-forming fungi (lichenized Ascomycota: Peltigerales). Plant and Fungal Systematics 65: 76–94. pdf

Trevisan B. & J.N. Caira. 2020. Three new species of Rhinebothrium (Cestoda: Rhinebothriidea) from the leopard whipray, Himantura leoparda, in Australia. Journal of Parasitology 106: 789–801.

Yu J., L. Li, S. Wang, S. Dong, Z. Chen, N. Patel, B. Goffinet, H. Chen, H. Liu & Y. Liu. 2020. Draft genome of the aquatic moss Fontinalis antipyretica (Fontinalaceae, Bryophyta). Gigabyte 1. pdf


Dong S., C. Zhao, S. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Wu, R. Zhu, Y. Jia, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2020. Mitochondrial genomes of the early land plant lineage liverworts (Marchantiophyta): conserved genome structure, and ongoing low frequency recombination. BMC Genomics 20: 953. pdf

Dong S., C. Zhao, S. Zhang, H. Wu, W. Mu, T. Wei, N. Li, H. Liu, J. Cui, R. Zhu, B. Goffinet & Y. Liu. 2020. The amount of RNA editing sites in liverwort organellar genes is correlated with GC content and nuclear PPR protein diversity. Genome Biology and Evolution 11: 3233–3239. pdf

Eudy, E., J. N. Caira, and K. Jensen. 2019. A new species of Pentaloculum (Cestoda: “Tetraphyllidea”) from the Taiwan Saddled Carpetshark, Cirrhoscyllium formosanum (Orectolobiformes: Parascylliidae). Journal of Parasitology 105: 303–312. pdf

Liu Y., M.G. Johnson, C.J. Cox, R. Medina, N. Devos, A. Vanderpoorten, L. Hedenäs, N.E. Bell, J.R. Shevock, B. Aguero, D. Quandt, N.J. Wickett, A.J. Shaw & B. Goffinet. 2019. Resolution of the backbone phylogeny of mosses using targeted exons from organellar and nuclear genomes. Nature Communications 10: 1485. pdf

Lorieul T., K.D. Pearson, E.R. Ellwood, H. Goëau, J.-F. Molino, P.W. Sweeney, J.M. Yost, J. Sachs, E. Mata-Montero, G. Nelson, P.S. Soltis, P. Bonnet &  A. Joly. 2019. Toward a large-scale and deep phenological stage annotation of herbarium specimens: Case studies from temperate, tropical, and equatorial floras. Applications in Plant Sciences 7(3): e1233. pdf

Martine, C.T., , I.E. Jordon-Thaden, A.J. McDonnell, J.T. Cantley, D.S. Hayes, M.D. Roche, E.S. Frawley, I.S. Gilman & D.C. Tank. 2019. Phylogeny of the Australian Solanum dioicum group using seven nuclear genes, with consideration of Symon’s fruit and seed dispersal hypotheses. PloS one 14(4): e0207564. pdf

Matson T.A., D.L. Wagner & S.E. Miller. 2019. A revision of North American Lactura (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys 846: 75–116. pdf

Medina, R., M. G. Johnson, Y. Liu, N.J. Wickett, A.J. Shaw & B. Goffinet. 2019. Phylogenomic delineation of Physcomitrium(Bryophyta: Funariaceae) based on nuclear targeted exons and their flanking regions rejects the retention of Physcomitrella, Physcomitridiumand Aphanorrhegma. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 57: 404–417. pdf

Reyda, F. B., C. P. Pommelle, and M. L. Doolin. 2019. Asian fish tapeworm (Schyzocotyleacheilognathi) found in New York State for the first time after a long-term fish-parasite survey. Comparative Parasitology 86: 108–113. pdf

Sanborn, A.F. 2019. The cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of Peru including the description of twenty-four new species, three new synonymies and thirty-seven new records.  Zootaxa 4785 (1):  1–129. (Monograph ISBN 978-1-77670-945-8)  pdf

Terlova E. & L.A. Lewis. 2019. A new species of Tetradesmus (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) isolated from desert soil crust habitats in southwestern North America. Plant Fungal Systematics 64: 25–32. pdf

van de Kerke S.J., B. Shrestha, T.A. Ruhlman, M.L. Weng, R.K. Jansen, C.S. Jones, C.D. Schlichting, S. Hosseini, S. Mohammadin, M.E. Schranz & F.T. Bakker. 2019. Plastome based phylogenetics and younger crown node age in Pelargonium. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 137: 33–43. pdf

Widhelm T.J., F. Grewe, J. P. Huang, J. Mercado, B. Goffinet, R. Lücking, I. Schmitt, B. Moncada, R. Mason-Gamer & H. T. Lumbsch. 2019. Multiple historical processes obscure phylogenetic relationships in a taxonomically difficult group (Lobariaceae, Ascomycota). Scientific Reports 9: 8968. pdf

Zarrillo, Tracy A. and Kimberley A. Stoner. 2019. The bee fauna of the Atlantic coastal plain tidal marsh community in southern New England, USA. Journal of Melittology 86: 1–34. pdf


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

Caira J.N., K. Jensen & C.A. Fyler. 2018. A new genus of tapeworm (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea) from sawfish (Elasmobranchii: Pristidae). Journal of Parasitology 104: 133–144  pdf

Dedrick, E. A., F. B. Reyda, E. K. Iwanyckyj, and T. R. Ruhnke. 2018. Two new species of Stillabothrium (Cestoda: Rhinebothriidea) from stingrays of the genus Fontitrygon from Senegal. Folia Parasitologica 65: 014. pdf

Franzese, F. and V. A. Ivanov. 2018. Hyperapolytic species of Acanthobothrium (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidae) from batoids off Argentina. Parasitology International 67: 431–443. pdf

Herzog, K.S. and K. Jensen. 2018. Five new species of the tapeworm genus Anthocephalum (Rhinebothriidea: Anthocephaliidae) parasitizing a single species of Indo-Pacific stingray and a revised diagnosis of the genus. Journal of Parasitology 104: 505–522. pdf

Klooster M.R., B.A. Connolly, E.M. Benedict, L.C. Gruisha & G.J. Anderson. 2018. Resolving the taxonomic identity of Prunus maritime var. graves (Rosaceae) through genotyping analyses using micro satellite loci. Rhodora 120: 187–201. pdf

Lewis L.A. & V.R. Flechtner. 2018. Tetradesmus bajacalifornicus, L.A. Lewis & Flechtner sp. nov. and Tetradesmus deserticolaL.A. Lewis & Flechtner sp. nov. (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyta). Notulae Algarum 88. pdf

Liu D., B. Goffinet, D. Ertz, A. De Kesel, Z.G. Qian, X.Y. Wang, H.X. Shi, Y.Y. Zhang, J.W. Li, X. Ye, J.S. Hur & L.S. Wang. 2017 (2018). Circumscription and phylogeny of the Lepidostromatales (lichenized Basidiomycota) following discovery of new species from China and Africa. Mycologia 109: 730–748. pdf

Magain N., C. Truong, T. Goward, D. Niu, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux, O. Vitikainen, F. Lutzoni & J. Miadlikowska. 2018.. Species delimitation at a global scale reveals high species richness with complex biogeography and patterns of symbiont association in Peltigera section Peltigera (lichenized Ascomycota: Lecanoromycetes). Taxon 67: 836–870. pdf

McManus, H.A., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis, L.A. Lewis & K.G. Karol. 2018. Organellar phylogenomics inform systematics in the green algal family Hydrodictyaceae (Chlorophyceae) and provide clues to the complex evolutionary history of plastid genomes in the green algal tree of life. American Journal of Botany 105(3): 315–329.  pdf

Medina R., M. Johnson, Y. Liu, N. Wilding, T. Hedderson, N. Wickett & B. Goffinet. 2018. Evolutionary dynamism in bryophytes: Phylogenomic inferences confirm rapid radiation in the family Funariaceae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 120: 240–247. pdf

Mitchell N., J.E. Carlson & K.E. Holsinger. 2018. Correlated evolution between climate and suites of traits along a fast-slow continuum in the radiation of ProteaEcology and Evolution 8: 1853–1866. pdf

Moore T.E., C.D. Shlichting, M.E. Aiello-Lammens, K. Mocko& C.S. Jones. 2018. Divergent trait and environment relationships among parallel radiations in Pelargonium (Geraniaceae): a role for evolutionary legacy? New Phytologist 219: 794-807. pdf

Schaeffner, B. C. 2018. Hispidorhyncus styracurae n. sp. (Trypanorhyncha: Eutetrarhynchidae) from the Chupare stingray, Styracura schmardae (Werner), from the Carribean Sea, including new records of Oncomegas wageneri (Linton, 1890). Journal of Parasitology 104: 685–696. pdf

Simon A., B. Goffinet, N. Magain & E. Sérusiaux. 2018. High diversity, high insular endemism and recent origin in the lichen genus Sticta (lichenized Ascomycota, Peltigerales) in Madagascar and the Mascarene archipelago. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 122: 15–28. pdf

Simon A., J. Di Meglio, T. Goward, K. Dillman, T. Spribille & B. Goffinet. 2018. Sticta torii sp. nov., a remarkable lichen of high conservation priority from northwestern North America. Graphis Scripta 30: 105–114. pdf


Ariori C, M.E. Aiello-Lammens & J.A. Silander, Jr. 2017. Plant invasion along an urban-to-rural gradient in northeast Connecticut. Journal of Urban Ecology 3: 1–13. pdf

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. pdf

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

Herzog, K.S. and K. Jensen. 2017. A new genus with two new species of lecanicephalidean tapeworms (Cestoda) from the mangrove whipray, Urogymnus granulatus (Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), from the Solomon Islands and northern Australia. Folia Parasitologica 64: 004. pdf

Les D.H. 2017. Aquatic Dicotyledons of North America: Ecology, Life History, and Systematics. CRC Press.

Lewis L.R., E.M. Biersma, S. Carey, K. Holzinger, S.F. McDaniel, R. Rozzi & B. Goffinet. 2017. Resolving the source region for the long-distance dispersal event that gave rise to the Magellanic sub-Antarctic endemic dung moss Tetraplodon fuegianus (Bryopsida: Splachnaceae). American Journal of Botany 104: 1651–1659. pdf

Lücking, B. Moncada, B. McCune, E. Farkas, B. Goffinet, D. Parker, J. L. Chaves, L. Lőkös, P. R. Nelson, T. Spribille, S. Stenroos, T. Wheeler, A. Yanez-Ayabaca, K. Dillman, O. T. Gockman, T. Goward, J. Hollinger, E. A. Tripp, J. Villella, W. R. Álvaro-Alba, C. Julio Arango, M. E. S. Cáceres, L. Fernando Coca, C. Printzen, C. Rodríguez, K. Scharnagl, R. Rozzi, E. Soto-Medina & L. S. Yakovchenko. 2017. Pseudocyphellaria crocata (Ascomycota: Lobariaceae) in the Americas reveals to be ten species, and none of them is Pseudocyphellaria crocata. The Bryologist 120: 441–500. 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

Magain N., J. Miadlikowska, O. Mueller, M. Gajdeczka, C. Truong, A. Salamov, I. Grigoriev, I. Dubchak, B. Goffinet, E. Sérusiaux & F. Lutzoni. Conserved genomic collinearity as a source of broadly applicable, fast evolving, markers to resolve species complexes: a case study using the lichen-forming genus Peltigera section Polydactylon. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 117: 10–29. pdf

Matson, T. & Wagner, D.L. 2017. A new cryptic Lactura from Texas (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys: 711: 141.

Menoret, A, L. Mutti, and V. A. Ivanov. 2017. New species of Aberrapex Jensen, 2001 (Cestoda: Lecanicephalidea) from eagle rays of the genus Myliobatis Cuvier (Myliobatiformes: Myliobatidae) from off Argentina. Folia Parasitologica 64: 009. pdf

Merow, C., S.T. Bois, J.M. Allen, Y. Xie & J. A. Silander Jr. 2017. Climate change both facilitates and inhibits invasive plant ranges in New England. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114: E3276–E3284. 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

Onuţ‐Brännström I., L. Tibell & H. Johannesson. 2017. A worldwide phylogeography of the whiteworm lichens Thamnolia reveals three lineages with distinct habitats and evolutionary histories. Ecology and Evolution 7: 3602–3615. pdf

Ratcliffe B. C. & R. D. Cave. 2017. The dynastine scarab beetles of the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 30: vi + 293 pp.

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

St Laurent, R. A., D. L. Wagner, L. E. Reeves & A. Y. Kawahara. 2017. Notes on the larva and natural history of Lacosoma arizonicum Dyar (Mimallonoidea, Mimallonidae) with new host and parasitoid records. The Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 71: 177–182.

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

Trevisan, B., J. F. Primon, and F. P. L. Marques. 2017. Systematics and diversification of Anindobothrium Marques, Brooks & Lasso, 2001 (Eucestoda: Rhinebothriidea). PLOS One 12(9): e0184632. pdf

Trevisan, B. and F. P. L. Marques. 2017. Species diversity of Rhinebothrium Linton, 1890 (Eucestoda: Rhinebothriidea) from Styracura (Myliobatiformes: Potamotrygonidae), including the description of a new species. Zootaxa 4300: 421–437. pdf

Watanabe S. & L.A. Lewis. 2017. Phylogenetic interpretation of light and electron microscopic features of selected members of the phylogroup Moewusinia (Chlorophyceae), with new generic taxonomy. Phycologia 56: 329–353.  pdf

Young, A. J., L. Pulido Suarez, M. Kapralov, and M. R. Opel. 2017. Leaf epidermal structure in the dwarf succulent genus Conophytum NE Br. (Aizoaceae). Bradleya 35: 217–237. pdf


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

Busta, L., J. M. Budke & R. Jetter. 2016. The moss Funaria hygrometrica has cuticular wax similar to vascular plants, with distinct composition on leafy gametophyte, calyptra and sporophyte capsule surfaces. Annals of botany 118: 511–522. pdf

Busta, L., J. M. Budke & R. Jetter. 2016. Identification of β-hydroxy fatty acid esters and primary, secondary-alkanediol esters in cuticular waxes of the moss Funaria hygrometrica. Phytochemistry 121: 38–49. 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

Lee, Y.J., D.C. Marshall, A. Mohagan & K.B. Hill. 2016. Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) from Camiguin of Mindanao Province and Dinagat Island in the Philippines, with a new genus and three new species. Zootaxa, 4097(2), 187–202. 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



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.

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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 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 
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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. 2015. Climate change impacts on bumblebees converge across continents. Science 349: 177–180.

Lee, Y. J. 2015. Additional records of cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) to the fauna of Mindanao, Philippines, with the description of three new species and a key to the species of Champaka Distant. Zootaxa 4007:  545–556.

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.

Marques, F.P.L. and F. B. Reyda. 2015. Rhinebothrium jaimei sp. n. (Eucestoda: Rhinebothriidea: Rhinebothriidae): a new species from Neotropical freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygonidae). Folia Parasitologica 62: 9. pdf

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.

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 of Anthocephalum. Zootaxa 3904: 051–081. pdf

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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.

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)(

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. (

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.



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:

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.

Fučíková  K., V.R. Flechtner & L.A. Lewis. 2013. Revision of the genus Bracteacoccus Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. Nova Hedwigia 96: 15–59. pdf

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. (

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

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.



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;

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;

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;



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.

Fučíková K., J.C. Rada, A. Lukešová & L.A. Lewis. 2011. Cryptic diversity within the genus Pseudomuriella Hanagata (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae, Sphaeropleales) assessed using four barcode markers. Nova Hedwigia 93: 29–46.  pdf

Fučíková K., J.C. Rada & L.A. Lewis. 2011. The tangled taxonomic history of Dictyococcus, Bracteacoccus and Pseudomuriella (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and their distinction based on a phylogenetic perspective. Phycologia 50: 422–429.  pdf

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.

McManus H.A., E. Schultz & L.A. Lewis. 2011. Distinguishing multiple lineages of Pediastrum duplex Meyen 1829 with morphometrics, and a proposal for Lacunastrum N. Gen. Journal of Phycology 47: 123–130. pdf

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.



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.