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  • Cortés-Ortiz, L. 2011.
    Genetics and conservation of Mexican howler monkeys. In: La Conservación de Primates en México. Dias P.A.D., Rangel-Negrín A., Canales-Espinosa, D. (eds.). Consejo Veracruzano de Investigación Científica y Desarrollo Tecnológico. Mexico. Pp. 172–188. (Invited chapter in Spanish)
  • Klimov, P. B., Sidorchuk, E. 2011.
    An enigmatic lineage of mites from Baltic amber shows a unique, possibly female-controlled mating. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 102: 661-668.
  • Kelaita, M., Dias, P.A.D., Aguilar-Cucurachi, M.S., Canales-Espinosa, D., Cortés-Ortiz, L. 2011.
    Impact of intra-sexual selection on sexual dimorphism and testes size in the Mexican howler monkeys Alouatta palliata and A. pigra. America Journal of Physical Anthropology. 146(2): 179–187.
  • Klimov, P. B., Knowles, L. L. 2011.
    Repeated parallel evolution of minimal rRNAs revealed from detailed comparative analysis. Journal of Heredity. 102(3): 283-293.
  • Knowles, L., Klimov, P. B. 2011
    (invited paper). Estimating phylogenetic relationships despite discordant gene trees across loci: the species tree of a diverse species group of feather mites (Acari: Proctophyllodidae). Parasitology. 138(13): 1750-1759
  • Bochkov A. V., Klimov, P. B., Wauthy, G. 2011.
    Phylogeny and coevolutionary associations of makialgine mites (Acari, Psoroptidae, Makialginae) provide insight into evolutionary history of their hosts, strepsirrhine primates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 162(1): 1-14.
  • Sidorchuk E. A, Klimov, P. B. 2011.
    Redescription of Acarus rhombeus Koch & Berendt, 1854 (Acari: Astigmata: Glaesacarus, Glaesacaridae gen. et fam. nov.) from Baltic amber (Upper Eocene): evidence for female-controlled mating. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 9(2): 183-196.
  • Klimov, P.B. and Tolstikov, A.V. 2011.
    Acaroid mites of Northern and Eastern Asia (Acari: Acaroidea). Acarina. 19: 252-264.
  • Bochkov, A. V., Klimov, P. B., Wauthy, G. 2010.
    A review of the mite subfamily Makialginae (Acari: Psoroptidae) - permanent parasites of strepsirrhine primates. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie. 153: 217-237.
  • Stekolnikov, A., Klimov, P. 2010.
    A revision of chiggers of the minuta species-group (Acari: Trombiculidae: Neotrombicula) using multivariate morphometrics. Systematic Parasitology. 77: 55-69.
  • Estrada-Bárcenas, D. A., Palacios-Vargas, J. G., Estrada-Venegas, E., Klimov, P. B., Martínez-Mena, A., Taylor, M. L. 2010.
    Biological activity of the mite Sancassania sp. (Acari: Acaridae) from bat guano associated with the pathogenic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 105(2): 127-131.
  • Klimov, P.B., OConnor, B.M. 2010.
    Case 3501. Acarus putrescentiae Schrank, 1781 (currently Tyrophagus putrescentiae; Acariformes, ACARIDAE): proposed conservation of usage by designation of a replacement neotype. The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 67(1): 24-27.
  • Cortés-Ortiz, L., Mondragón E., Cabotage, J. 2010.
    Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the study of Mexican howler monkeys, their natural hybrids, and other Neotropical primates. Conservation Genetics Resources. 2: 21–26.
  • Klimov P.B., OConnor B.M. 2009.
    Improved tRNA prediction in the American house dust mite reveals widespread occurrence of extremely short minimal tRNAs in acariform mites. BMC Genomics 10:598
  • Cortés-Ortiz, L. 2009.
    Molecular phylogenetics of Callitrichinae with emphasis on marmosets and Callimico. In: The Smallest Anthropoids: The Marmoset/Callimico Radiation. Davis, L. C., Ford, S. M. and Porter, L. M. (eds.) Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects, Series editor Tuttle, R. A. Kluwer Academic Press. New York.
  • Klimov, P. B. and OConnor, B. M. 2008.
    Origin and higher-level relationships of psoroptidian mites (Acari: Astigmata: Psoroptidia): Evidence from three nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47: 1135-1156.
  • Steinberg, E. R., Cortés-Ortiz, L., Nieves, M., Bolzán, A. D., García-Orduña, F., Hermida-Lagunes, J., Canales-Espinosa, D. and Mudry, M. D. 2008. The karyotype of Alouatta pigra (Primates: Platyrrhini): mitotic and meiotic analyses. Cytogenetics and Genome Research, 122: 103–109.
  • Cortés-Ortiz, L., Duda, T. F., Canales-Espinosa, D., García-Orduña, F., Rodríguez-Luna, E. and Bermingham, E. 2007.
    Hybridization in large-bodied New World primates. Genetics, 176: 2421-2425.
  • Dowling, A. P. G., Bochkov, A. and OConnor, B. M. 2007.
    Revision of the genus Andreacarus (Acari: Laelapidae) with description of seven new species and a new genus for Australian species formerly placed in Andreacarus. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44: 405-421.
  • Gonçalves, P. R., Myers, P., Vilela, J. F., and de Oliveira, J. A. 2007.
    Systematics of species of the genus Akodon (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae) in southeastern Brazil and implications for the biogeography of the Campos de Altitude. Miscellaneous Publications, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, 24 pp., 4 tables, 9 figures, 2 appendices.
  • Chakrabarty, P. 2006.
    Systematics and historical biogeography of Greater Antillean Cichlidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39 (3): 619-627.
  • Johnson, J. A., Lerner, H .R. L., Rasmussen, P. C., and Mindell, D. P. 2006.
    Systematics within Gyps vultures: a clade at risk. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 6:65
  • Thomas, J., Slough, B., Nagorsen, D., and Dewey, T. A. 2006.
    First records of the northern long-eared bat, Myotis septentrionalis, in the Yukon territory. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 20: 39-42.
  • D’Elía, G., Pardiñas U. F. J., and Myers, P. 2005.
    An introduction to the genus Bibimys (Rodentia: Sigmodontinae): phylogenetic position and alpha taxonomy. In: Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography (Lacey E. and Myers, P. eds.), pp. 211-246. Univ. Calif. Publ. Zoology.
  • Gorog, A. J., Sinaga, M. H., and Engstrom, M. D. 2004.
    Vicariance or dispersal? Historical biogeography of three Sunda shelf murine rodents (Maxomys surifer, Leopoldamys sabanus and Maxomys whiteheadi). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 81:91-109.
  • Cracraft, J., Barker, F. K., Braun, M., Harshman, J., Dyke, G. J., Feinstein, J., Stanley, S., Cibois, A., Schikler, P., Beresford, P., Garcia-Moreno, J., Sorenson, M. D., Yuri, T., and Mindell, D. P. 2004.
    Phylogenetic Relationships among Modern Birds (Neornithes): Toward an Avian Tree of Life. In: Assembling the Tree of Life (Cracraft, J. and Donoghue, M. D., eds.), pp. 468-489. Oxford University Press.
  • D’Elía, G. and Pardiñas, U. F. J. 2004.
    Systematics of Argentinean, Paraguayan, and Uruguayan swamp rats of the genus Scapteromys (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae). Journal of Mammalogy, 85:897-910.
  • Klimov, P. B., Lekveishvili, M., Dowling, A. P. G., and OConnor, B. M. 2004.
    Multivariate analysis of morphological variation in two cryptic species of mites of the genus Sancassania (Acari: Acaridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America,97: 322-345.
  • D’Elía, G., González, E. M., and Pardiñas, U. F. J. 2003.
    Phylogenetic analysis of sigmodontine rodents (Muroidea), with special reference to the akodont genus Deltamys. Mammalian Biology, 68:351-364
  • D’Elía, G. 2003.
    Phylogenetics of Sigmodontinae (Rodentia, Muroidea, Cricetidae), with special reference to the akodont group, and with additional comments on historical biogeography. Cladistics, 19:307-323.
  • Pardiñas, U. F. J., D’Elía, G., and Cirignoli S. 2003.
    The genus Akodon (Muroidea: Sigmodontinae) in Misiones, Argentina. Mammalian Biology, 68:129-143.
  • Yuri, T., and Mindell, D. P. 2002.
    Molecular phylogenetic analysis of Fringillidae, "New World nine-primaried oscines" (Aves: Passeriformes) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 23:229-243.


Ph.D. Dissertations

  • Moscarella R. Phylogeography,
    genetic structure and morphology of expanding populations of Peromyscus leucopus in the Northern Great Lakes.
  • Keliata, M. A. 2011.
    Morphological Variation of Two Howler Monkey Species and Their Genetically-Confirmed Hybrids.
  • Chakrabarty, P. 2006.
    Phylogenetic and biogeographic analyses of Greater Antillean and Middle American Cichlidae.
  • D’Elia, G. 2002.
    Testing patterns and processes of diversification of a South American group of land mammels (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae).
  • Dewey, T. A. 2006.
    Systematics and phylogeography of North American Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae).
  • Dowling, A. 2005.
    Molecular systematics and the evolution of parasitic associations of dermanyssoid mites (Acari: Dermanyssoidea).
  • Fox, G. M. 2006.
    Total evidence and the evolution of Ophidia (Reptilia : Squamata).
  • Gorog, A. 2003.
    Historical biogeography of small mammals in the Sunda region of southeast Asia.
  • Lahti, D. 2003.
    Ecology and evolution of breeding adaptations in the village weaver Ploceus cucullatus.
  • Lindsay, A. R. 2002.
    Molecular and vocal evolution in loons (Aves: Gaviiformes).


M.S. Thesis

  • Lalor, J. 2010.
    Interaction of Immune Status, Genetics and Environment in Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis.
  • Poor, A. 2006.
    Changes in the small mammal fauna of the Huron Mountain Club, Marquette County, Michigan: an effect of global warming?