2012

Title:  Characterization of 10 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the South American lizard Liolaemus fitsingerii with cross-amplification in L. chehuachekenk
Authors:  Hannah, N., D. Brown, LA Avila, JW Sites Jr., M Morando, F Fontanella
Journal: Conservation Genetics Resources (2012) 4:105-107

Title:  Conflicting evolutionary patterns due to mitochondrial introgression and multilocus phylogeography of the Patagonian freshwater crab Aegla neuquensis
Authors:  Barber, B., J Xu, M Perez-Losada, C G. Jara, KA Crandall
Journal: PLoS One (2012) 7:6 e37105

Title: Precipitation rather than temperature influenced the phylogeography of the endemic shrub Anarthrophyllum desideratum in the Patagonian steppe
Authors: Cosacov A., Johnson L., Paiaro V., Cocucci A., Córdoba F.E. and Sérsic A.N.
Journal: Journal of Biogeography (in press)

Title: Allotetraploids in Patagonia with Affinities to Western North American Diploids: Did Dispersal or Genome Doubling Occur First?
Authors: Johnson, LA, LM Chan, R Pozner, LD Glazier
Journal: The Botanical Review 2012 DOI 10.1007/s12229-012-9101-8

Title:  Species of lizard of the Liolaemus elongatus clade (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemini) from Curi Leuvu River Valley, northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina.
Authors: Avila, LJ, C.H.F. Pérez, C.D. Medina,  J.W. Sites, Jr., M. Morando
Journal: Zootaxa 3325:37-52

Title: Poleward bound: biological impacts of Southern Hemisphere glaciations. 
Authors: Fraser CI, R Nikula, DE Ruzzante, JM Waters
Journal: Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 2012 available online.

Title: Genetic and phenotypic differentiation among Galaxias maculatus populations in a Patagonian postglacial lake system
Authors: Carrea C; JP Barriga; VE Cussac, DE Ruzzante
Journal:  Biological Journal Linnean Society, 2012: in press

Title:  Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite markers for a galaxiid fish endemic to Patagonia
Authors: Zemlak T.S., C. Carrea, E. Newton, I.G. Paterson, D.E. Ruzzante. 
Journal: Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium. Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 December 2011 – 31 January 2012.
Journal: Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 570-572.

Title: Native and introduced fish species richness in lacustrine Chilean Patagonia: Inferences on species invasion success from salmonid free lakes
Authors: Habit E, J Gonzalez, DE Ruzzante, SJ Walde
Journal: Diversity and Distributions, available online.

Title:  Accuracy and precision in species tree estimation: an empirical evaluation of performance in lizards of the Liolaemus darwinii group (Squamata: Liolaemidae) under varying sub-sampling designs
Authors: Camargo, A., L.J. Avila, M. Morando, and J.W. Sites, Jr.Journal: Systematic Biology 61:272-288

Title:  Species delimitation with ABC and other coalescent-based methods in lizards of the Liolaemus darwinii complex (Squamata: Liolaemidae)
Authors: Camargo, A., M. Morando, L.J. Avila, and J.W. Sites, Jr.
Journal:  Evolution: in press  doi:10.111/j.1558-5646.2012.01640.x.

Title:  Early stages of divergence: phylogeography, climate modeling, and niche differentiation in the South American lizard Liolaemus petrophilus (Squamata: Liolaemidae)
Authors: Fontanella, F., N. Feltrin, L.J. Avila, J.W. Sites, Jr., and M. Morando
Journal:  Ecology and Evolution doi:10.1002/ece3.78.

Title:  Molecular dating and diversification of the sub-genus Eulaemus based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence
Authors:  Fontanella, F., M. Olave, L.J. Avila, J.W. Sites, Jr., and M. Morando
Journal:  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00786x.

Title:  Description of a new species of Eupsophus (Amphibia: Neobatrachia) from the Valdivian Coastal range, Southern Chile: an integrative taxonomic approach
Authors: J. J. Nunez, F. E. Rabanal, and J. R. Formas
Journal: Zootaxa 3305: 53–68

Title: Phylogeography of the catfish Hatcheria macraei reveals a negligible role of contemporary drainage divides in structuring populations.
Authors:  Unmack, P. J., J. P. Barriga, M. A. Battini, E. Habit, and J. B. Johnson
Journal:  Molecular Ecology. (2012) In press.

Title: Evolutionary origin of the Asteracae capitulum: insights from Calyceraceae
Authors:  Raul Pozner, Christian Zanotti, and Leigh A. Johnson
Journal:  American Journal of Botany 99(1):1-13.

2011

Title: Evidence of hybridization in the Argentinian lizards Liolaemus gracilis and L. bibronii (Iguania: Liolaemini): an integrative approach based on genes and morphology
Authors: Olava M, LE Martinez, LJ Avila, JW Sites Jr, and M Morando
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2011) 61:381-389

Title: A new species of Liolaemus (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini) endemic to the Auca Mahuida volcano, northwestern Patagonia, Argentina.
Authors: Martinez LE, LJ Avila, CHF Perez, DR Perez, JW Sites Jr, and M Morando
Journal: Zootaza (2011) 3010:31-46

Title: New species of lizards from the magellanicus clade of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini) from southern Patagonia
Authors: Breitman MF, CHF Perez, M Parra, M Morando, JW Sites Jr
Journal: Zootaxa (2011) 3123:32-48

Title: Two species of lizards from the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini)
Authors:  Breitman MF, M Parra, CHF Perez, JW Sites Jr
Journal: Zootaxa (2011) 3120:1-28

Title: Different processes lead to similar patterns: a test of codivergence and the role of sea level and climate changes in shaping a southern temperate species assemblage.
Authors: Barber, B. R., P. J. Unmack, M Pérez-Losada, J. B. Johnson and K. A. Crandall.
Journal: BMC Evolutionary Biology (2011) 11:343. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-343

Title: Two new species of Boopis (Calyceraceae) from Argentina
Authors:  Lucio Zavala-Gallo, Silvia Denham, and Raúl Pozner
Journal:  Brittonia 63(1):113-117.

Title: Climate induced changes to the ancestral population size of two Patagonian galaxiids: the influence of glacial cycling
Authors:  Zemlak T.S., S.J. Walde, E. Habit, and D.E. Ruzzante
Journal:  Molecular Ecology (2011) In press.

Title:  Phylogeography and palaeodistribution modeling in the Patagonian steppe: the case of Mulinum spinosum (Apiaceae). 
Authors:  Sede, S. M., M. V. Nicola, R. Pozner, and L. A. Johnson
Journal:  Journal of Biogeography (2011) In press.

Title:  Allotetraploids in Patagonia with affinities to western North American diploids: did dispersal or genome doubling occur first? 
Authors:  Johnson, L. A., L. M. Chan, R. Pozner, and L. D. Glazier.
Journal:  Botanical Review (2011) In press.

Title:  Molecular diversity of two freshwater anomuran crab species in Southern Chile (Decapoda: Anomura: Aeglidae) compared to associated morphometric differences
Authors: Bracken-Grissom, H.D., T. Enders, C.G. Jara, and K.A. Crandall
Book chapter: In Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea eds. C. Schubart, C. Held, and S. Koenemann. CRC Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.  2011.

Title: Comparing phylogeographic patterns across the Patagonian Andes in two Aegla (Decapoda: Aeglidae) freshwater crabs
Authors: Pérez-Losada, M., J. Xu, C. Jara, and K.A. Crandall
Book chapter: In Phylogeography and Population Genetics in Crustacea eds. C. Schubart, C. Held, and S. Koenemann. CRC Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.  2011.

Title: Emerging phylogeographical patterns of plants and terrestrial vertebrates from Patagonia
Authors: A. N. SÉRSIC, A. Cosocov, A. A. Coccucci, L. A. JOHNSON, R. Pozner, L. J. Avila, J. W. Sites Jr. and M. Morando
Journal: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2011, 103, 475–494
Access: SersicETalBJLS2011.pdf

Title: Amphibian phylogeography in the Antipodes: Refugia and postglacial colonization explain mitochondrial haplotype distribution in the Patagonian frog
Eupsophus calcaratus (Cycloramphidae)
Authors: José J. Nuñez , Nicole K. Wood , Felipe E. Rabanal , Frank M. Fontanella, Jack W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58 (2011) 343–352
Access:  NunezETalMPE2011.pdf

Title: Lizards from the end of the world: Phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Squamata: Iguania: Liolaemini)
Authors: M. Florencia Breitman, Luciano J. Avila, Jack W. Sites Jr.  and Mariana Morando
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59 (2011) 364–376
Access:  BreitmanETal2010MPE.pdf

Title:  Palaeogeography and Palaeoclimatology of Patagonia: Effects on Biodiversity 

a special issue of the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society edited by DE Ruzzante & J Rabassa containing an introduction and 18 papers grouped in three sections; (I) Paleoclimate and Paleogeography, (II) Palynology and Paleontology, and (III) Phylogeography.
Access: j.1095-8312.2011.01693.x.pdf

Title:  Phylogeography and phenotypic diversification in the Patagonian fish Percichthys trucha: the roles of Quaternary glacial cycles and natural selection
Authors:  D. E. Ruzzante, S. J. Walde, P. J. Macchi, M. Alonso, and J. P. Barriga
Journal:  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103:514-529
Access: RuzzanteETal2011BJLS.pdf

Title:  Climate induced changes to the ancestral population size of two Patagonian galaxiids: the influence of glacial cycling
Authors: Zemlak TS, SJ Walde, E. Habit, DE Ruzzante.
Journal: Molecular Ecology 20: 5280-5294.

2010

Title:  Multiple periglacial refugia in the Patagonia steppe and post-glacial colonization of the Andes: the phylogeography of Calceolaria polyrhiza
Authors:  Cosacov, A., A. N. Sérsic, V. Sosa, L. A. Johnson, and A. A. Cocucci
Journal:  Journal of Biogeography (2010) 37: 1463-1477.

Title: Revision of the genus Nastanthus (Calyceraceae)
Authors:  Lucio Zavala-Gallo, Silvia Denham, and Raúl Pozner
Journal:  Gayana Botany 67(2):158-175.

Title:  Evolutionary biology in biodiversity science, conservation, and policy: A call to action
Authors: Hendry, A. P., L. G. Lohmann, J. Cracraft, S. Tillier, C. Haeuser, D. P. Faith, S. Magallon, E. Conti, R. Zardoya, K. Kogure, A. Prieur-Richard, K. A. Crandall, C. A. Joly, C. Moritz, T. Yahara, and M. J. Donoghue
Journal: Evolution (2010) 64, 1517-1528

Title:  Description of a new species of Aeglidae, and new records of related species from river basins in Argentina (Crustacea, Anomura)
Authors: Bond-Buckup, G., C.G. Jara, L. Buckup, A. A. P. Bueno, M. Pérez-Losada, & K. A. Crandall
Journal: Zootaza (2010) 2343, 18-30

Title:  Responses of plankton and fish from temperate zones to uvr and temperature in a context of global change
Authors:  GONÇALVES R.J., M.S. SOUZA, J. AIGO, B. MODENUTTI, E. BALSEIRO, V.E. VILLAFAÑE, V. CUSSAC and E.W. HELBLING
Journal: Ecología Austral (2010) 20,129-153.
Access: GoncalvesEtalEcolaust.pdf

Title:  Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea) Part III - Aegloidea
Authors: McLaughlin, P. A., R. Lemaitre, and K. A. Crandall
Journal: The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No 23, 131-137

Title: Annotated checklist of anomuran deacapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea) - Preamble and scope
Authors:  McLaughlin, P. A., C. B. Boyko, K. A. Crandall, T. Komai, R. Lemaitre, M. Osawa, and D. L. Rahayu
Journal:  The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 2,1-4

Title: Lizards as model organisms for linking phylogeographic and speciation studies
Authors: ARLEY CAMARGO, BARRY SINERVO and JACK W. SITES JR.
Journal: Molecular Ecology (2010) 19, 3250–3270
Access:  CamargoETalME2010.pdf

Title:  A new species of the Liolaemus elongatus clade (Reptilia: Iguania: Liolaemini) from Cordillera del Viento, northwestern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina
Authors:  LUCIANO JAVIER AVILA, MARIANA MORANDO,
DANIEL ROBERTO PEREZ & JACK W. SITES, JR
Journal: Zootaxa 2667: 28–42 (2010)
Access: AvilaETalZootaxa2010.pdf

Title:  Erosion of Lizard Diversity by Climate Change and Altered Thermal Niches
Authors: B. Sinervo, F. Méndez-de-la-Cruz, D. B. Miles, B. Heulin, E. Bastiaans, M. Villagrán-Santa Cruz, R. Lara-Resendiz, N. Martínez-Méndez, M. L. Calderón-Espinosa, R. N. Meza-Lázaro, H. Gadsden, L. J. Ávila, M. Morando, I. J. de la Riva, P. V. Sepúlveda, C. F. D. Rocha, N. Ibargüengoytía, C. A. Puntriano, M. Massot, V. Lepetz, T. A. Oksanen, D. G. Chapple, A. M. Bauer, W. R. Branch, J. Clobert, J. W. Sites Jr..
Journal: Science 328(5980), 894–899
Access: SinervoETalScience.pdf; doi

Title:  A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata) from southwestern Rio Negro province, northern Patagonia, Argentina
Authors: L. J. Ávila, C. H. F. Perez, M. Morando, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Zootaxa 2434, 47–59
Access: AvilaETalZootaxa2010.pdf

Title:  Phylogeography’s past, present, and future: 10 years after Avise, 2000
Authors: M. J. Hickerson, B. C. Carstens, J. Cavender-Bares, K. A. Crandall, C. H. Graham, J. B. Johnson, L. Rissler, P. F. Victoriano, A. D. Yoder
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54(1), 291–301
Access: HickersonETalMPE.pdf; doi

Title:  Surviving historical Patagonian landscapes and climate: molecular insights from Galaxias maculatus
Authors: T. S. Zemlak, E. Habit, S. J. Walde, C. Carrera, D. E. Ruzzante
Journal: BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 67
Access: ZemlakETalBMCEB.pdf; doi

Title:  Changes in the distribution of native fishes in response to introduced species and other anthropogenic effects
Authors: E. Habit, P. Piedra, D. E. Ruzzante, S. J. Walde, M. C. Belk, V. E. Cussac, J. Gonzalez, N. Colin
Journal: Global Ecology and Biogeography 2010, 1-14
Access: HabitETalGEB.pdf

2009

Title:  Expanding the toolbox for phylogeographic analysis
Authors:  Johnson, J. B. and K. A. Crandall
Journal:  Molecular Ecology (2009) 18, 4137-4139
Access:  Johnson&CrandallME.pdf

“Ten novel microsatellite loci characterized for a remarkably widespread fish: Galaxias maculates”
Authors: C. Carrea, I. G. Paterson, V. E. Cussac, D. E. Ruzzante
Journal: Molecular Ecology Resources 9(6), 1503–1505
Access: CarreraETalMER.pdf; doi

“Evolution Education in Utah: A State Office of Education–University Partnership Focuses on Why Evolution Matters”
Authors: J. B. Johnson, M. Adair, B. J. Adams, D. J. Fairbanks, V. Itamura, D. E. Jeffery, D. Merrell, S. M. Ritter, and R. R. Tolman
Journal: Evolution: Education and Outreach 2(3), 349–358
Access: JohnsonETalEEO.pdf; doi

“Conservation assessment of southern South America freshwater ecoregions on the basis of the distribution and genetic diversity of crabs from the genus Aegla”
Authors: M. Perez-Losada, G. Bond-Buckup, C. G. Jara, K. A. Crandall
Journal: Conservation Biology 23(3), 692–702
Access: Perez-LosadaETalCB.pdf; doi

“Impact of ocean barriers, topography, and glaciation on phylogeography of the catfish Trichomycterus areolatus (Teleostei: Trichomycteridae) in Chile”
Authors: P. J. Unmack, A. Bennin, E. Habit, P. Victoriano, J. B. Johnson
Journal: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 97(4), 876–
Access: UnmackETalBJLS.pdf; doi

“Pleistocene glaciation leaves deep signature on the freshwater crab Aegla alacalufi in Chilean Patagonia”
Authors: J. Xu, M. Perez-Losada, C. G. Jara, K. A. Crandall
Journal: Molecular Ecology 18(5), 904–918
Access: XuETalME.pdf; doi

“A new species of Liolaemus from Añelo sand dunes, northern Patagonia, Neuquén, Argentina, and molecular phylogenetic relationships of the Liolaemus wiegmanii species group (Squamaa, Iguania, Liolaemini).”
Authors: L. J. Ávila, M. Morando, D. R. Perez, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Zootaxa 2234, 39–55
Access: AvilaETalZootaxa.pdf

“Ecological significances of ontogenetic shifts in the stream-dwelling catfish, Hatcheria macrae (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae) in a Patagonian river”
Authors: J. P. Barriga, M. A. Battini
Journal: Ecology of Freshwater Fish 18, 395–405
Access: BarrigaETalEFF.pdf; doi

“Where's the ecology in molecular ecology?”
Authors: J. B. Johnson, S. Peat, B. J. Adams
Journal: Oikos 118, 1601–1609
Access: JohnsonETalOikos.pdf; doi

“Response of the fish community to dredge of coastal rivers in the biobio region (Chile)”
Authors: J. J. Ortiz-Sandoval, N. Ortiz, R. Cifuentes, J. González, E. Habit
Journal: Gayana 73, 64–75
Access: Ortiz-sandovalETalGuyana.pdf; doi

“New records of Hatcheria macraei from Chilean Province”
Authors: P. J. Unmack, E. Habit, J. B. Johnson
Journal: Gayana 73, 102–110
Access: UnmackETalGuyana.pdf; doi

“Fishes of southern South America: a story driven by temperature”
Authors: V. E. Cussac, D. A. Fernández, C. H. F. Perez, S. E. Gómez, H. L. López
Journal: Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 35(1), 29–42
Access: CussacETalFPB.pdf; doi

2008

“An assessment of global diversity of the freshwater crab Aeglidae (Decapoda: Anomura)”
Authors: G. Bond-Buckup, C. G. Jara, M. Perez-Losada, L. Buckup, K. A. Crandall
Journal: Hydrobiologica 595, 267–273
Access: Bond-BuckupETalHyd.pdf; doi

“Contribution to the study of oviparity-viviparity transition: placentary structures of Liolaemus elongates”
Authors: M. Crocco, N. R. Ibarguengoytia, V. Cussac
Journal: Journal of Morphology 269, 865–874
Access: CroccoETalJM.pdf; doi

“Finding of Gordius austrinus (Gordiida, Nematomorpha) in the diet of Salmo trutta (Salmoniformes) in Patagonia”
Authors: J. de Villalobos, J. Ortiz, E. Habit
Journal: Gayana 72(1), 31–35
Access: deVillalobosETalGay.pdf

“Reproduction of landlocked Aplochiton zebra Jenyns (Pisces, Galaxiidae)”
Authors: M. E. Lattuca, D. Brown, L. Castineira, M. Renzi, C. Luizon, J. Urbanksi, V. Cussac
Journal: Ecology of Freshwater Fish 17, 394
Access: LattucaETalEFF.pdf; doi

“Across the southern Andes on fin: Glacial refugia, drainage reversals and a secondary contact zone revealed by the phylogeographic signal of Galaxias platei in Patagonia”
Authors: T. S. Zemlak, E. Habit, S. J. Walde, M. A. Battini, E. D. M. Adams, D. E. Ruzzante
Journal: Molecular Ecology 17, 5049–5061
Access: ZemlakETalME.pdf; doi

“New Species of the Iguanian Lizard Genus Liolaemus (Squamata, Iguania, Liolaemini) from Central Patagonia, Argentina”
Authors: L. J. Avila, M. Morando, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Journal of Herpetology 42(1), 186–196
Access: AvilaETalJH.pdf; doi

“Comparative phylogeography of codistributed species of Chilean Liolaemus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) from the central-southern Andean range”
Authors: P. F. Victoriano, J. C. Ortiz, E. Benavides, B. J. Adams, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Molecular Ecology 17(10), 2397–2416
Access: VictorianoETalME.pdf; doi

“Climate control on ancestral population dynamics: insight from patagonian fish phylogeography”
Authors: D. E. Ruzzante, S. J. Walde, J. C. Gosse, V. E. Cussac, E. Habit, T. S. Zemlak, C. R. Turner, D. M. Adams
Journal: Molecular Ecology 17(9), 2234–2244
Access: RuzzanteETalME.pdf; doi

“Isolation and characterization of 13 microsatellite loci for Percichthys trucha (Percichthyidae)”
Authors: I. G. Paterson, S. J. Walde, V. E. Cussac, E. Habit, D. E. Ruzzante
Journal: Molecular Ecology Resources 8(3), 704–706
Access: PatersonETalMER.pdf; doi

“Phylogeography between valleys and mountains: the history of populations of Liolaemus koslowskyi (Squamata, Liolaemini).”
Authors: M. Morando, L. J. Ávila, C. Turner, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Zoologica Scripta 37, 603–618
Access: MorandoETalZS.pdf; doi

2007

“A new species of Liolaemus (Reptilia: Squamata: Liolaemini) from southern Mendoza province, Argentina”
Authors: L. J. Ávila, M. Morando, C. H. F. Perez, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Zootaxa 1452, 43–54
Access: AvilaETalZTX.pdf

“Molecular evidence for a species complex in the patagonian lizard Liolaemus bibronii and phylogeography of the closely related Liolaemus gracilis (Squamata: Liolaemini)”
Authors: M. Morando, L. J. Ávila, C. R. Turner, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43, 952–973
Access: MorandoETalMPGE.pdf

2006

“Phylogeography of the Percichthyidae (Pisces) in Patagonia: roles of orogeny, glaciation, and volcanism”
Authors: D. E. Ruzzante, S. J. Walde, V. E. Cussac, M. L. Dalebout, J. Seibert, S. Ortubay, E. Habit
Journal: Molecular Ecology 15, 2949–2968
Access: 
RuzzanteETalMEC.pdf

“Congeneric phylogeography: hypothesizing species limits and evolutionary processes in Patagonian lizards of the Liolaemus boulengeri group (Squamata: Liolaemini)”
Authors: L. J. Ávila, M. Morando, J. W. Sites Jr.
Journal: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 89, 241–275
Access: AvilaETalBJLN.pdf