2014 SICG Publications

  • Ahn DS, Parker D, Planet PJ, Nieto PA, Bueno S, Prince A (2014) Secretion of IL-16 through TNFR1 and calpain-caspase signaling contributes to MRSA pneumonia. Mucosal Immunol. 2014 Apr 16. doi: 10.1038/mi.2014.24. PMID: 24736233
  • ARROYAVE, A., DENTON, J.S.S. AND STIASSNY, M.L.J. Are characiform fishes Gondwanan in origin? Insights from a time-scaled molecular phylogeny of the Citharinoidei (Ostariophysi: Characiformes). PLOS ONE 8(10): e77269. doi:10.1371
  • Benson MA, Ohneck EA, Ryan C, Alonzo F 3rd, Smith H, Narechania A, Kolokotronis SO, Satola SW, Uhlemann AC, Sebra R, Deikus G, Shopsin B, Planet PJ, Torres VJ (2014). Evolution of hypervirulence by a MRSA clone through acquisition of a transposable element. Mol Microbiol. 2014 Jun 24. doi: 10.1111/mmi.12682. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24962815.
  • Blair, M.E. and A.L. Morales-Jimenez. 2013. Population genetics, molecular phylogenetics, and phylogeography. In Sterling, E.J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair, eds. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Series in Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 238-256.
  • Blair, M.E., Bynum, N., and E.J. Sterling. 2013. Determining conservation status and contributing to in situ conservation action. In Sterling, E.J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair, eds. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Series in Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 278-293.
  • Blair, M.E., Gutierrez-Espeleta, G., and D.J. Melnick. 2013. Subspecies of the Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii) as units for conservation. International Journal of Primatology 34(1): 86-98. DOI:10.1007/s10764-012-9650-z.
  • Blair, M.E., Sterling, E.J., Dusch, M., Raxworthy, C. and R.G. Pearson. 2013. Ecological divergence and speciation in Eulemur sister species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26(8): 1790-1801. DOI:10.1111/jeb.12179
  • Brugler MR, France SC, Opresko DM, 2013. The evolutionary history of the order Antipatharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) as inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA: Implications for black coral taxonomy and systematics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 169: 312-361.
  • Bryson, R.W., Jr., Prendini, L., Savary, W.E., and Pearman, P.B. 2014. Caves as microrefugia: Pleistocene phylogeography of the troglophilic North American scorpion Pseudouroctonus reddelli. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14(9): 1–16.
  • Bryson, R.W., Jr., Savary, W.E., and Prendini, L. 2013. Biogeography of scorpions in the Pseudouroctonus minimus complex (Vaejovidae) from south-western North America: Implications of ecological specialization for pre-Quaternary diversification. Journal of Biogeography 40(10): 1850–1860. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12134.
  • Clusa M, Carreras C, Pascual M, Gaughran SJ, Piovano S, Giacoma C, Fernández G, Levy Y, Tomás J, Raga JA, Maffucci F, Hochscheid S, Aguilar A, Cardon L. 2014. Fine-scale distribution of juvenile Atlantic and Mediterranean loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biology 161:3 pp 509-519
  • Cottontail VM*, Kalko EKV, Cottontail I, Wellinghausen N, Tschapka M, Perkins SL, Pinto CM*. 2014. High local diversity of Trypanosoma in a common bat species, and implications for the biogeography and taxonomy of the T. cruzi clade. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108603. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108603 *Authors contributed equally.
  • Cottontail, V. M.*, E. K. V. Kalko, I. Cottontail, N. Wellinghausen, M. Tschapka, S. L. Perkins, and C. M. Pinto*. 2014. High local diversity of Trypanosoma in a common bat species, and implications for the biogeography and taxonomy of the T. cruzi clade. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108603. *Authors contributed equally.
  • Cushing, P.E., Casto, P., Knowlton, E.D., Royer, S., Laudier, D., Gaffin, D.D., Prendini, L., and Brookhart, J.O. 2014. Comparative morphology and functional significance of setae called papillae on the pedipalps of male camel spiders (Arachnida, Solifugae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 107(2): 510–520.
  • Falk, B. G., and S. L. Perkins.  2013.  Host specificity shapes population structure of pinworm parasites in Caribbean reptiles.  Molecular Ecology 22:4576-4590.
  • Falk, B. G., and S. L. Perkins.  Parasite diversification Anolis lizards.  In Parasite Diversity and Diversification: Evolutionary Ecology Meets Phylogenetics (Morand, S., Krasnov, and Littlewood, T., eds).  Cambridge University Press.  In  Press.
  • Foord, S.H., Gelebe, V., and Prendini, L. 2014. Effects of aspect and altitude on scorpion diversity along an environmental gradient in the Soutpansberg, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 113: 114–120.
  • Foster, M.J., Blair, M.E., Bennett, C., Bynum, N. and E.J. Sterling. 2013. Increasing the Diversity of U.S. Conservation Science Professionals via the Society for Conservation Biology. Conservation Biology 28:288-291. DOI:10.1111/cobi.12182.
  • González-Muñoz R, Simões N, Mascaró M, Tello-Musi JL, Brugler MR, Rodríguez E, 2014. Morphological and molecular variability of the sea anemone Phymanthus crucifer (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Actiniaria, Actinoidea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 1-11. doi:10.1017/S0025315414000988
  • González-Santillán, E. and Prendini, L. 2013. Redefinition and generic revision of the North American vaejovid scorpion subfamily Syntropinae Kraepelin, 1905, with descriptions of six new genera. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 382: 1–71.
  • González-Santillán, E. and Prendini, L. 2014. Phylogeny of the North American vaejovid scorpion subfamily Syntropinae Kraepelin, 1905, based on morphology, mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Cladistics (early edition: 10.1111/cla.12091): 1–65.
  • Graham, M.R., Jaeger, J.R., Prendini, L., and Riddle, B.R. 2013. Phylogeography of Beck's desert scorpion, Paruroctonus becki, reveals Pliocene diversification in the Eastern California Shear Zone and postglacial expansion in the Great Basin Desert. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 502–513.
  • Helgen KM, Pinto CM, Kays R, Helgen LE, Tsuchiya MTN, Quinn A, Wilson DE,  Maldonado JE. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito. Zookeys 324: 1-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.324.5827.
  • Husak JF, G Ribak, RH Baker, GS Wilkinson, and JG Swallow. 2013. Effects of ornamentation and phylogeny on wing shape evolution in stalk-eyed flies (Diopsidae). Evol. Biol. 26:1281-93
  • Ituarte, Christian; Bagnato, Estefania; Siddall, Mark; Cremonte, Florencia;    A new species of Haplosporidium Caullery & Mesnil, 1899 in the marine false limpet Siphonaria lessonii (Gastropoda: Siphonariidae) from Patagonia    Systematic parasitology    88    1    63-73    2014
  • Kvist S, Brugler MR, Goh TG, Giribet G, Siddall ME, 2014. Pyrosequencing the salivary transcriptome of Haemadipsa interrupta (Annelida: Clitellata: Haemadipsidae): anticoagulant diversity and insight into the evolution of anticoagulation capabilities in leeches. Invertebrate Biology 133(1): 74-98.
  • Kvist, Sebastian; Brugler, Mercer R; Goh, Thary G; Giribet, Gonzalo; Siddall, Mark E;    Pyrosequencing the salivary transcriptome of Haemadipsa interrupta (Annelida: Clitellata: Haemadipsidae): anticoagulant diversity and insight into the evolution of anticoagulation capabilities in leeches    Invertebrate Biology    133    1    74-98    2014
  • Kvist, Sebastian; Siddall, Mark E;    Phylogenomics of Annelida revisited: a cladistic approach using genome'Äêwide expressed sequence tag data mining and examining the effects of missing data    Cladistics    29    4    435-448    2013
  • Lauretta D, Häussermann V, Brugler MR, Rodríguez E, 2013. Isoparactis fionae sp. nov. (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) from Southern Patagonia with a discussion of the family Isanthidae. Organisms Diversity and Evolution. DOI: 10.1007/s13127-013-0149-z.
  • Librado P, Vieira FG, Sánchez-Gracia A, Kolokotronis SO, Rozas J. (2014) Mycobacterial phylogenomics: An enhanced method for gene turnover analysis reveals uneven levels of gene gain and loss among species and gene families. Genome Biology and Evolution 6(6):1454-1465.
  • Loria, S.F. and Prendini, L. 2014. Homology of the lateral eyes of Scorpiones: A six-ocellus model. PLoSOne 9(12): e112913 (30 pp.). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0112913.
  • MacIsaac KG, Best M, Brugler MR, Kenchington ELR, Anstey LJ, Jordan T, 2013. Telopathes magna gen. nov., spec. nov. (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia: Schizopathidae) from deep waters off Atlantic Canada and the first molecular phylogeny of the deep-sea family Schizopathidae. Zootaxa 3700(2): 237-258.
  • Martinsen, E. S., and S. L. Perkins.  2013. The diversity of Plasmodium and other haemosporidians: the intersection of taxonomy, phylogenetics, and genomics.  In: Carlton, J. M., Deitsch, K., and Perkins, S. L. (Eds.), Comparative Genomics of Malaria Parasites.  Horizon Press.
  • Mattoni, C.I., García-Hernández, S., Botero-Trujillo, R., Ochoa, J.A., Ojanguren-Affilastro, A.A., Pinto-da-Rocha, R., and Prendini, L. 2015. Scorpion sheds ‘tail’ to escape. First report of autotomy in scorpions (Buthidae: Ananteris). PLoSOne (in press).
  • Mendez M, Jefferson TJ, Kolokotronis SO, Krützen M, Parra GJ, Collins T, Minton G, Baldwin R, Berggren P, Särnblad A, Amir OA, Peddemors VM, Karczmarski L, Guissamulo A, Smith B, Sutaria D, Amato G, Rosenbaum H. (2013) Integrating multiple lines of evidence to better understand the evolutionary divergence of humpback dolphins along their entire distribution range: a new dolphin species in Australian waters? Molecular Ecology 22(23):5936-5948.
  • Miller, A.L., Makowsky, R.A., Formanowicz, D.R., Prendini, L., and Cox, C.L. 2014. Cryptic genetic diversity and complex phylogeography of the boreal North American scorpion, Paruroctonus boreus (Vaejovidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 71: 298–307.
  • Monod, L. and Prendini, L. 2014. Evidence for Eurogondwana: The roles of dispersal, extinction and vicariance in the evolution and biogeography of Indo-Pacific Hormuridae (Scorpiones: Scorpionoidea). Cladistics (early edition: 10.1111/cla.12067): 1–41.
  • Monod, L., Harvey, M.S., and Prendini, L. 2013. Stenotopic Hormurus Thorell, 1876 scorpions from the monsoon ecosystems of northern Australia, with a discussion on the evolution of burrowing behaviour in Hormuridae Laurie, 1896. Revue suisse de Zoologie 120(2): 281–346.
  • MONSEMBULA IYABA, R.J.C. & STIASSNY, M.L.J. (2013). Fishes of the Salonga National Park (Congo basin, central Africa): a list of species collected in the Luilaka, Salonga, and Yenge Rivers (Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo). Check List, 9(2), 246-256.
  • MONSEMBULA IYABA, R.J.C., LIYANDJA, T. & STIASSNY, M.L.J. (2013). Fishes of the N’Sele River (Pool Malebo, Congo Basin, Central Africa): a list of species collected in the main channel and affluent tributaries, Kinshasa Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Check List, 9(5), 941-956.
  • Naro-Maciel E, Gaughran SJ, Putman NF, Amato G, Arengo F, Dutton PH, McFadden KW, Vintinner EC, Sterling EJ. 2014. Predicting connectivity of green turtles at Palmyra Atoll, central Pacific: a focus on mtDNA and dispersal modelling. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 11:93 20130888
  • Ojala-Barbour R, Pinto CM, Brito J, Albuja-V L, Lee Jr TE, Patterson BD. 2013. A new species of shrew-opossum (Paucituberculata: Caenolestidae) with a phylogeny of extant caenolestids. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 967-982.
  • Olival, K. J., C. W. Dick, N. B. Simmons, J. C. Morales, D. J. Melnick, K. Dittmar, S. L. Perkins, P. Daszak, and R. Desalle.  2013.  Lack of population    genetic structure and host specificity in the bat fly, Cyclopodia horsfieldi, across species of Pteropus bats in Southeast Asia.  Parasites and Vectors  6:231.
  • Parker D, Narechania A, Sebra R, Deikus G, LaRussa S, Ryan C, Smith H, Prince A, Mathema B, Ratner AJ, Kreiswirth B, Planet PJ (2014) Genome Sequence of Bacterial Interference Strain Staphylococcus aureus 502A Genome Announc. 2(2):e00284-14. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00284-14
  • Parker D, Planet PJ, Soong G, Narechania, A and Prince A. (2014) Induction of type I interferon signaling determines the relative pathogenicity of Staphylococcus aureus strains. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Feb 20;10(2):e1003951. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003951
  • Perkins, S. L.  2014.  Malaria's many mates: past, present, and future of the systematics of the order Haemosporida.  Journal of Parasitology 100:11-25.
  • Pineda-Catalan, O.*, S. L. Perkins*, M. A. Peirce, R. Engstrand, C. Garcia-Davila, M.
  • Pinedo-Vasquez, and A. A. Aguirre.  2103.  Revision of hemoproteid genera and description and redescription of two species of chelonian hemoproteid parasites.        Journal of Parasitology  99: 1089-1098. (*co-first-authors)
  • Pinto CM, Helgen KM, Fleischer RC, Perkins SL. 2013. Hepatozoon parasites (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) in bats. Journal of Parasitology 99: 722-724.
  • Pinto CM, Marchán-Rivadeneira MR, Tapia EE, Carrera JP, Baker RJ. 2013. Distribution, abundance and roosts of the fruit bat Artibeus fraterculus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica 15: 85-94.
  • Pinto, M., K. M. Helgen, R. C. Fleischer, and S. L. Perkins.  2013. Hepatozoon parasites (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) in bats.  Journal of Parasitology 99:722-724.
  • Planet PJ, Larussa SJ, Dana A, Smith H, Xu A, Ryan C, Uhlemann AC, Boundy S, Goldberg J, Narechania A, Kulkarni R, Ratner AJ, Geoghegan JA, Kolokotronis SO, Prince A. (2013) Emergence of the epidemic methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus strain USA300 coincides with horizontal transfer of the arginine catabolic mobile element and speG-mediated adaptations for survival on skin. mBio 4(6):e00889-13.
  • Planet PJ, LaRussa SJ, Dana A, Smith H, Xu A, Ryan C, Uhlemann AC, Boundy S, Goldberg J, Narechania A, Kulkarni, R, Ratner AJ, Kolokotronis SO, Prince AS, (2013) Emergence of the epidemic USA300 MRSA strain coincides with horizontal transfer of ACME and speG-mediated adaptations for survival on skin, mBio 6 Dec 17;4(6). pii: e00889-13. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00889-13. PMID: 24345744
  • Pooyaei Mehr SF, DeSalle R, Kao HT, Narechania A, Han Z, Tchernov D, Pieribone V, Gruber DF. Transcriptome deep-sequencing and clustering of expressed isoforms from Favia corals. BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 12;14:546. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-546.
  • Reinhardt JA, CL Brand, KA Paczolt, PM Johns, RH Baker, GS Wilkinson. 2014. Meiotic drive impacts expression and evolution of X-linked genes in stalk-eyed flies. PLoS Genetics 10: e1004362
  • Rodríguez E, Barbeitos MS, Brugler MR, Crowley L, Grajales A, Gusmao L, Haussermann V, Reft A, Daly M, 2014. Hidden among sea anemones: The first comprehensive phylogenetic reconstruction of the order Actiniaria (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia) reveals a novel group of hexacorals. PLoS ONE 9(5): e96998. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096998
  • Rossi F, Diaz L, Wollam A, Panesso D, Zhou Y, Rincon S, Narechania A, Xing G, Di Gioia T, Doi A, Tran T, Reyes J, Munita J, Carvajal LP, Hernandez-Roldan A, Brandão D, van der Heijden IM, Murray BE, Planet PJ, Weinstock GM, Arias C. (2014) Transferable Vancomycin Resistance in a Community-Associated MRSA Lineage, N Engl J Med. 2014 Apr 17;370(16):1524-31. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1303359 PMID: 24738669
  • Santibáñez-Lopez, C.E., Francke, O.F. and Prendini, L. 2013. Systematics of the keyserlingii group of Diplocentrus Peters, 1861 (Scorpiones: Diplocentridae), with descriptions of three new species from Oaxaca, Mexico. American Museum Novitates 3777: 1–47.
  • Santibáñez-Lopez, C.E., Francke, O.F. and Prendini, L. 2014. Kolotl n. gen. (Scorpiones: Diplocentridae) a new scorpion genus from Mexico. American Museum Novitates 3815: 1–14.
  • Santibáñez-Lopez, C.E., Francke, O.F. and Prendini, L. 2014. Phylogeny of the North American scorpion genus Diplocentrus Peters, 1861 (Scorpiones: Diplocentridae) based on morphology, nuclear and mitochondrial DNA. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny 72(3): 257–279.
  • Santibáñez-Lopez, C.E., Francke, O.F. and Prendini, L. 2014. Shining a light into the world’s deepest caves: Phylogenetic systematics of the troglobiotic scorpion genus Alacran Francke, 1982 (Typhlochactidae: Alacraninae). Invertebrate Systematics 28: 643–664.
  • Schaer, J.*, S. L. Perkins*, J. Decher, F. Leendertz, J. Fahr, N. Weber, and K. Matuschewski.  2013.  High diversity of West Africa bat malaria parasites and a tight link with rodent Plasmodium taxa.  Proceedings of the National             Academy of Sciences, USA  110:17415-17419 (*co-first-authors)
  • Schaer, J., D. M. Reeder, M. E. Vodzak, K. J. Olival, N. Weber, F. Mayer, K. Matuschewski, and S. L. Perkins.  Nycteria parasites of Afrotropical bats.          International Journal for Parasitology. In press.
  • Siddall, Mark E; Rood-Goldman, Rebecca; Barrio, Amalie; Barboutis, Christos;    The Eyes Have It: Long-Distance Dispersal by an Intraorbital Leech Parasite of Birds    The Journal of parasitology    99    6    1137-1139    2013
  • Sterling, E. J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair. 2013. Conclusion: Studying Primates in a Changing World. In Sterling, E.J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair, eds. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Series in Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 346-350.
  • Sterling, E. J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair. 2013. Introduction. In Sterling, E.J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair, eds. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Series in Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 1-9.
  • Sterling, E.J., Bynum, N., and M.E. Blair, editors. 2013. Primate Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Series in Techniques in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199659456.do#.UWP0yKuPh90.
  • STIASSNY, M.L.J., DENTON, J.S.S. AND MONSEMBULA IYABA, R.J.C. A new ectoparasitic distichodontid of the genus Eugnathichthys (Characiformes: Citharinoidei) from the Congo basin of central Africa, with a molecular phylogeny for the genus. Zootaxa, 3693(4), 479-490
  • Tahir, H.M. and Prendini, L. 2014. Redescription of Heterometrus latimanus and confirmation of the genus Heterometrus (Scorpiones: Scorpionidae) in Pakistan. American Museum Novitates 3805: 1–23.
  • Tahir, H.M., Navidpour, S., and Prendini, L. 2014. First reports of Razianus Farzanpay, 1987 (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Iraq and Pakistan, descriptions of two new species, and redescription of Razianus zarudnyi (Birula, 1903). American Museum Novitates 3806: 1–26.
  • Tougas, S. & STIASSNY, M.L.J. Lamprologus markerti, a new lamprologine cichlid (Teleostei: Cichlidae) endemic to the lower Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo, west-central Africa. Zootaxa, 3852 (3), 391-400.
  • Whitaker, Iain S; Maltz, Michele; Siddall, Mark E; Graf, Joerg;    Characterization of the Digestive Tract Microbiota of Hirudo orientalis (Medicinal Leech) and Antibiotic Resistance Profile    Plastic and reconstructive surgery    133    3    408e-418e    2014
  • Wilkinson GS, P Johns, JD Metheny and RH Baker. 2013 Sex-biased gene expression during head development in a sexually dimorphic stalk-eyed fly. PLoS One 8(3): e59826.
  • Wolfe J.M., Hegna T.A. 2014. Testing the phylogenetic position of Cambrian pancrustacean larval fossils by coding ontogenetic stages. Cladistics. 30:366-390.