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An important part of the scientific process is to describe the discovery of new knowledge for others to see. The museum's science experts regularly publish their work in scientific journals. Publications are listed in the language in which they are written.


Refereed Publications

Research and Collections Staff

Anderson, R.S. and A.B.T. Smith. 2017. In Memoriam Anne Elizabeth Howden (Thompson). The Coleopterists Bulletin, 71:155-158.

Spanton, T.G. and R.S. Anderson. 2016. Classification of weevils of the genus Panscopus Schönherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae: Tropiphorini). The Coleopterists Bulletin Monograph, 15:1-86.

Barrios-Izas, M.A., R.S. Anderson and J.J. Morrone. 2016. A taxonomic monograph of the Mesoamerican leaf-litter inhabiting weevil genus Plumolepilius, new genus, Barrios & Anderson (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Molytinae, Conotrachelini). Part I: Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. Zootaxa, 4168:61-91.

Webster, R.P., R.S. Anderson, V.L. Webster, C.A. Alderson, C.C. Hughes, J.D. Sweeney. 2016. New Curculionoidea records from New Brunswick, Canada with an addition to the fauna of Nova Scotia. Zookeys, 573:367-386.

Esmaeili, H.R., H. Mehraban, K. Abbasi, S. Eagderi, Y. Keivany and B.W. Coad. 2017. Review and updated checklist of freshwater fishes of Iran: Taxonomy, distribution and conservation status. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 4(1):1–114.

Ünlü, E., Ö. Gaygusuz, T. Çiçek and B.W. Coad. 2016. New record and distribution extension of the big-scale sand smelt Atherina boyeri (Atherinidae) in the upper Tigris River basin, Turkey. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 33(1):63-68.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Review of the freshwater cuskfishes of Iran (Family Lotidae). Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 3(4):229–235.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Review of the lampreys of Iran (Family Petromyzontidae). International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 4(4):256-268.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Review of the pikes of Iran (Family Esocidae). Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 3(3):161-180.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Review of the perches of Iran (Family Percidae). International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 4(3):143-170.

Esmaeili, H.R., G. Sayyadzadeh, B.W. Coad and S. Eagderi. 2016. Review of the genus Garra Hamilton, 1822 in Iran with description of a new species: a morpho-molecular approach (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 3(2):82-121.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Review of the freshwater eels of Iran (Family Anguillidae). International Journal of Aquatic Biology, 4(2):102-107.

Coad, B.W. 2016. Contribution to the knowledge of the snakeheads of Iran (Family Channidae). Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 3(1):65-72.

Jouladeh Roudbar, A., S. Eagderi, H.R. Esmaeili, B.W. Coad and N. Bogutskaya. 2016. A molecular approach to the genus Alburnoides using COI sequences data set and the description of a new species, A. damghani, from the Damghan River system (the Dasht-e Kavir Basin, Iran) (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae). ZooKeys, 579:157-181.

Conlan, K.E., M.A. Bousfield, E.A. Hendrycks, E.L. Mills, F.R. Cook and C.G. Gruchy. 2016. A tribute to Dr. Edward Lloyd Bousfield, 1926–2016. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 130(4):359–372.

Doubt, J. and R.T. McMullin. 2016. Status of lichens and bryophytes on Middle Island: declining Carolinian habitat at Canada's southernmost point. Northeastern Naturalist, 23:134–140. DOI: 10.1656/045.023.0110.

Fraser, D. 2017. Can latitudinal richness gradients be measured in the fossil record? Paleobiology, 1:16. DOI: 10.1017/pab.2017.2.

Cabi, E., R.J. Soreng, L.J. Gillespie and E. Boudko. 2017. Alopecurus goekyigitiana (Poaceae, subtribe Alopecurinae sensu stricto), a new species from Turkey based on morphological and molecular investigation. Turkish Journal of Botany, 41:189-199.

Bouffard, D.E. and L.J. Gillespie. 2016. Rhizophoraceae. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 154-155., vol. 12. Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.), Oxford University Press, New York.

Cabi, E., R.J. Soreng, L.J. Gillespie and N. Amiri. 2016. Poa densa Troitsky, an overlooked Turkish steppe grass, and the evolution of the bulbs in Poa. Willdenowia, 46(2):201-211. DOI: 10.3372/wi.46.46201.

Cardinal-McTeague, W.M. and L.J. Gillespie. 2016. Molecular phylogeny and pollen evolution of Euphorbiaceae tribe Plukenetieae. Systematic Botany, 41:329-347.

Giussani, L.M., L.J. Gillespie, M.A. Scataglini, M.A. Negritto, A.N. Anton and R.J. Soreng. 2016. Breeding System Diversification and Evolution in American Poa supersect. Homalopoa (Poaceae: Poeae: Poinae). Annals of Botany, 118:281–303. DOI:10.1093/aob/mcw108.

Gillespie, L.J. 2016. Euphorbiaceae: Mercurialis. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 161-162, vol. 12. Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Gillespie, L.J. 2016. Euphorbiaceae: Caperonia. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 179-181, vol. 12. Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Gillespie, L.J. 2016. Euphorbiaceae: Mercurialis. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 225-226, vol. 12. Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Gillespie, L.J. 2016. Euphorbiaceae: Mercurialis. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 441-442, vol. 12. Flora of North America Editorial ommittee (Eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Lefebvre, K., P.B. Hamilton and F.R. Pick. 2017. A comparison of molecular markers and morphology from Neidium taxa (Bacillariophyta) from eastern North America. Journal of Phycology. DOI: 10.1111/jpy.1253.

Ponader, K.C., M.G. Potapova, N. Desianti, P.B. Hamilton, I. Lavoie and S. Campeau. 2017. Gomphonema caperatum sp. nov., G. obstipum sp. nov. and similar taxa from rivers of North America. Diatom Research, 32(1). DOI: 10.1080/0269249X.2016.1272496.

Pinseel, E., P. Vanormelingen, P.B. Hamilton, W. Vyverman, B. Van de Vijver and K. Kopalova. 2017. Molecular and morphological characterization of the Achnanthidium minutissimum complex (Bacillariophyta) in Petuniabukta (Spitzbergen, High Arctic) including the description of A. digitatum sp. nov. European Journal of Phycology, 52. DOI: 10.1080/9670262.2017.1283540.

Balasubramanian, K., J.C. Taylor and P.B. Hamilton. 2017. Two New Species of Achnanthidium Kützing (Bacillariophyceae) from Kolli Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Fottea, 17:65-77. DOI: 10.5507/fot.2016.020.

Eun, Y., E.A. Hendrycks and Y.-H. Kim. 2016. The family Hyalidae (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitroidea) from Korean waters. 2. Genus Protohyale Bousfield & Hendrycks, 2002. Zootaxa, 4175(3):231-248. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4175.3.3.

Prentice, J.-M., J. Bowman, K. Khidas, E.L. Koen, J.R. Row, D.L. Murray and P.J. Wilson. 2017. Selection and drift influence genetic differentiation of insular Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) on Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island. Ecology and Evolution, 2017:1-14. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2945.

Mallon, J.C. 2017. Recognizing sexual dimorphism in the fossil record: Lessons from non-avian dinosaurs. Paleobiology, 1-13. DOI:10.1017/pab.2016.51.

Xing, H., J.C. Mallon and M.L. Currie. 2017. Redescription of the skull of Edmontosaurus regalis (Ornithischia: Hadrosauridae), with comments on the phylogeny and biogeography of Hadrosaurinae. PLoS ONE, 12(4):e0175253. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175253.

Ősi, A., E. Prondvai, J.M. Mallon and E.R. Bodor. 2017. Diversity and convergences in the evolution of feeding adaptations in ankylosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia). Historical Biology, 29:539–570.

Mallon, J.C., C.J. Ott, P.L. Larson, E.M. Luliano and D.C. Evans. 2016. Spiclypeus shipporum gen. et sp. nov., a boldly audacious new chasmosaurine ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Judith River Formation (Upper Cretaceous: Campanian) of Montana. PLoS ONE, 11(5): e0154218. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154218.

Genovese, A., C. Cudon, A.L. Martel and A. Cattaneo. 2016. Molluscan assemblages under multiple stressors in a large fluvial lake. Fundamental and Applied Limnology, 188(4):289-307.

McMullin, R.T. and A. Arsenault. 2016. The calicioids of Newfoundland, Canada. Opuscula Philolichenum, 15:92-104. DOI: http://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/op/biblio_list.php?BucVolume_tab=15.

McMullin, R.T. and B.C. Dorin. The Chic-Choc Mountains are the last southern refuge for Arctic lichens in eastern North America. Arctic Science, 2:183–193. DOI: 10.1139/as-2015-0024.

McMullin, R.T. and J.C. Lendemer. 2016. Lichens and Allied Fungi of Awenda Provincial Park, Ontario: Diversity and Conservation Status. American Midland Naturalist, 176:1-19. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031-176.1.1.

McMullin, R.T. and J.C. Lendemer. Megalaria allenae (Ramalinaceae), a new sorediate species from southeastern North America previously confused with M. pulverea. The Bryologist, 119:290-297. DOI: 10.1639/0007-2745-119.3.290.

McMullin, R.T., J.C. Lendemer and F. Lutzoni. 2016. A Liber Amicorum: Irwin Brodo. The Lichenologist, 48:343-346. DOI: 10.1017/S0024282916000360.

McMullin, R.T., J.L. Allen and J.P. Pagé. 2016. Physconia subpallida new to Québec, from Gatineau Park. Opuscula Philolichenum, 15:92–104. DOI: http://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/op/biblio_list.php?BucVolume_tab=15.

McMullin, R.T., J.C. Lendemer, H.E. Braid and S.G. Newmaster. 2016. Molecular insights into the lichen genus Alectoria (Parmeliaceae) in North America. Botany, 94:165–175. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0186.

McMullin, R.T., L.L. Bennett, O.J. Bjorgan, D.A. Bourque, C.J. Burke, M.A. Clarke, M.K. Gutgesell, P.L. Krawiec, R. Malyon, A. Mantione, A.T. Piotrowski, N.Y. Tam, A.C. Van Natto, Y.F. Wiersma, and S.G. Newmaster. 2016. Relationships between air pollution, population density, and lichen diversity in the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. The Lichenologist, 48:593-605. DOI: 10.1017/S0024282916000402.

Brown, T.A., S.T. Belt, M. Gosselin, M. Levasseur, M. Poulin, C.J. Mundy. 2016. Quantitative estimates of sinking sea ice particulate organic carbon based on the biomarker IP25. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 546:17-29.

Gastineau, R., G. Hansen, N.A. Davidovich, O. Davidovich, J.F. Bardeau, I. Kaczmarska, J.M. Ehrman, V. Leignel, Y. Hardivillier, B. Jacquette, M. Poulin, M. Morançais, J. Fleurette, J.L. Mouget. 2016. A new blue-pigmented hasleoid diatom, Haslea provincialis, from the Mediterranean Sea. European Journal of Phycology, 51:156-170.

Pennesi, C., M. Poulin, C. Totti. 2016. Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of the diatom genus Mastogloia (Bacillariophyceae): revision of the section Ellipticae including the description of new taxa. Protist, 167:148-173.

Wiktor, J., A. Tatarek, J.M. Węsławski, L. Kotwicki, M. Poulin. 2016. Colonies of Gyrosigma eximium: a new phenomenon in Arctic tidal flats. Oceanologia, 58:336-340.

Saggiomo, M., M. Poulin, O. Mangoni, L. Lazzara, M. De Stefano, D. Sarno, A. Zingone. 2017. Spring-time dynamics of diatom communities across landfast and underlying platelet-ice in Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Journal of Marine Systems, 166:26-36.

Blais, M., M. Ardyna, M. Gosselin, D. Dumont, C. Marchese, S. Bélanger, J.E. Tremblay, Y. Gratton, M. Poulin. 2017. Contrasting interannual changes in phytoplankton productivity and community structure in the costal Canadian Arctic Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography, DOI:10.1002/lno.10581.

Simo-Matchim, A.-G., M. Gosselin, M. Poulin, M. Ardyna, S. Lessard. 2017. Summer and fall distribution of phytoplankton in relation to environmental variables in Labrador fjords, with special emphasis on Phaeocystis pouchetii. Marine Ecology Progress Series, DOI: 10.3354/meps12125.

Bluhm, B.A., H. Hop, I.A. Melnikov, M. Poulin, M. Vihtakari, R.E. Collins, R. Gradinger, T. Juul-Pedersen, C. von Quillfeldt. 2017. Sea ice biota. In: State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report, pp. 33-61, T. Barry, C. Price, M. Olsen, T. Christensen, M. Fredriksen (Eds.). Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland.

Lovejoy, C., C. von Quillfeldt, R.R. Hopcroft, M. Poulin, M. Thaler. 2017. Plankton. In: State of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Report, pp. 63-83,T. Barry, C. Price, M. Olsen, T. Christensen, M. Fredriksen (Eds.). Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna International Secretariat, Akureyri, Iceland.

Saarela J.M., P.C. Sokoloff and R.D. Bull. 2017. Vascular plant biodiversity of the lower Coppermine River valley and vicinity (Nunavut, Canada): an annotated checklist of an Arctic flora. PeerJ, 5:e2835. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2835.

Patterson, D., D. Mozzherin, D.P. Shorthouse and A. Thessen. 2016. Challenges with using names to link digital biodiversity information. Biodiversity Data Journal, 4:e8080. DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e8080.

Pinzon, J., J.R. Spence, D.W. Langor and D.P. Shorthouse. 2016. Ten-year responses of ground-dwelling spiders to retention harvest in the boreal forest. Ecological Applications, 26:2581–2599. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1387.

Sokoloff P.C., P.B. Hamilton, C.E. Freebury and J.M. Saarela. 2016. "The "Martian" Flora: new collections of vascular plants, lichens, fungi, algae, and cyanobacteria from the Mars Desert Research Station". Biodiversity Data Journal, 4:e8176. DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e8176.

Sokoloff P.C., C.J. Chapman and L.J. Gillespie. 2016. Evidence for hybridization and introgression in two Canadian Arctic louseworts: Pedicularis langsdorffii subsp. arctica and Pedicularis hirsuta. Botany, 94:369-389. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0264.

Stewart, K.M., G. Keddie, S. Crockford, G. Frederick and R.J. Wigen. 2017. [Abstract]. The Maplebank site: New findings and reinterpretation along the North American Northwest Coast. In: Individual Abstracts of the SAA 82nd Annual Meeting, p 549. Vancouver BC, March/April.

Stewart, K.M. and A.M. Murray. 2017. Biogeographic implications of fossil fishes from the Awash River, Ethiopia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 37:1. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2017.1269115.

Bibi, F., M. Pante, A. Souron, K.M. Stewart, S.Varela, L. Werdelin, J.-R. Boisserie, M. Fortelius, L. Hlusko, J. Njau, I. de la Torre. 2017. [Abstract]. A new fauna from the Oldowan-Acheulean transition at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, and the paleoecology of the Serengeti. Annual Conference of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists, Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Munich, Germany.

Li, .C, X.-C. Wu (corresponding author), L.-J. Zhao, S.J. Nesbitt, M.R. Stocker, L.-T. Wang. 2016. A new armored archosauriform (Diapsida: Archosauromorpha) from the marine Middle Triassic of China, The Science of Nature, DOI: 10.1007/s00114-016-1418-4.

Cheng, Y.-N., X.-C. Wu (corresponding author), T. Sato, S.-Y. Shan. 2016. Dawazisaurus brevis, A New Eosauropterygian from the Middle Triassic of Yunnan, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 90: 401-420.

Ji, Q., X.-C. Wu, Y.-N. Cheng, F.-F. Ten, X. Wang, N. Ji. 2016. Fish hunting ankylosaurs (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) from the Cretaceous of China. Journal of Geology, 40(2):183–190.

Stocker, M.R., S.J. Nesbitt, L. Zhao, X.-C. Wu, C. Li. 2016. Mosaic evolution in phytosauria: the origin of long-snouted morphologies based on a complete skeleton of a phytosaur from the middle Triassic of China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, supplement to 36(5):232.

Wang, W., C. Li, X.-C. Wu. 2016. An adult specimen of Sinocyamodus xinpuensis (Sauropterygia: Placodontia), with new information on cyamodontoid ontogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, supplement to 36(5):246.

Non-Refereed Publications

Research and Collections Staff

Owfi, F., M. Rabbaniha, B.W. Coad and C. Gilberson. 2016. [Abstract]. Persian Gulf fish species biogeography, based on habitat similarity. The Fourth Iranian Conference of Ichthyology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 20-21 July.

Zareian, H., H.R. Esmaeili, A. Gholamhosseini, N. Alwan and B.W. Coad. 2016. [Abstract]. Taxonomic status of the Mond scraper, Capoeta mandica (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) based on morphological and molecular data. The Fourth Iranian Conference of Ichthyology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 20-21 July.

Coad, B.W. and J.D. Reist. 2016. Bibliography on the Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 3101. v + 509 pp., http://waves-vagues.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/364139.pdf.

Hamilton, P.B. and K. Lefebvre. 2016. [Abstract]. Genetic and morphological variation in Gyrosigma acuminatum across eastern North America. 24th International Diatom Symposium. Quebec City, 21-26 September.

Ponader, K.C., M. Potapova, N. Desianti, P.B. Hamilton, I. Lavoie and S. Campeau. 2016. [Abstract]. Species of Gomphonema with wide axial areas from North America. 2016. 24th International Diatom Symposium. Quebec City, 21-26 September.

Lefebvre, K. and P.B. Hamilton. 2016. [Abstract]. A comparison of molecular barcodes and morphology of Neidium (Bacillariophyta) of North America. 24th International Diatom Symposium. Quebec City, 21-26 September.

Stachura-Suchoples K., P.B. Hamilton and R. Jahn. 2017. [Abstract]. On typification of confused and worldwide reported species Navicula iridis Ehrenb. 11th Central European Diatom Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, 22-25 March.

Hamilton, P.B. and G.D. Haffner. 2017. [Abstract]. Past & Present: Changes in species diversity in diatom populations within a paleo-core from Lake Towuti, Indonesia. Workshop and International Seminar - Potential Conservation of Sulawesi Ancient Lakes for Human Welfare. Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 13 January.

Khidas, K. and S. Tessier. 2016. [Abstract]. Building next-generation collections: Challenges in digitizing already digitized collections. Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, Berlin, Germany, 20-25 June.

Mallon, J.C., C.J. Ott, P.L. Larson, E.M. Iuliano and D.C. Evans. 2016. [Abstract]. A bodacious new ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Judith River Formation (Upper Cretaceous: Campanian) of Montana. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology Abstracts, program, schedule of events, 56-57.

Mallon, J.C., D.L. Fraser, D.B. Brinkman, R.L. Nydam and C. Scott. 2016. [Abstract]. Terrestrial vertebrate diversity in Late Cretaceous North America. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Abstracts, programs, schedule of events, 181.

Christison, B.E. and J.C. Mallon. 2016. [Abstract]. Report on the first Canadian dinosaur finds. Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology Abstracts, program, schedule of events, 29-30.

Ősi, A., E. Prondvai, J.C. Mallon and E.R. Bodor. 2016. [Abstract]. Táplálkozással kapcsolatos jegyek evolúciója Ankylosauria dinoszauruszoknál. In: Evolution of feeding characters in ankylosaurs, pp. 24. A. Bosnakoff and A. Virág, (Eds.). Magyar Őslénytani Vándorgyűlés, Hungarian Paleontological Symposium, Kozárd.

Harbo, R., A.L. Martel, J.B. Madill and G. Wilson. 2016. Freshwater mussel surveys in the Nanaimo and Cowichan Rivers, Vancouver Island, B.C., June-July, 2015. The Dredgings, Newsletter of the Pacific Northwest Shell Club, 56(3):3-5.

Deduke, C., McMullin, R.T. and A. Arsenault. 2016. Survey of the lichen-forming ascomycetes found at the 2016 NL Foray. Omphalina, 7(8):68–76.

McMullin, R.T. 2016. Hypogymnia pulverata - a new North American population discovered in Labrador, Canada. Omphalina, 7(8):17–19.

McMullin, R.T. 2016. On the trail with field botanists. ON Nature Magazine, Spring: 37.

McMullin, R.T. and Y.F. Wiersma. 2016. Arboreal lichens of the Happy Valley-Goose Bay region of Labrador. Omphalina, 7(8):26–37.

Rufolo, S.J. 2016. Analysis and Interpretation of the Tell Ziyadeh Faunal Assemblages. In: Homesteads on the Khabur: Tell Ziyadeh and Other Settlements, pp. 287-349. F.A. Hole and Y. Tonoike (Eds.). BAR Publishing, Oxford.

Reports and Other

Research and Collections Staff

Stark, J.S., K.E. Conlan, K.A. Hughes, S. Kim and C.C. Martins. 2016. Sources, dispersal and impacts of sewage and wastewater in Antarctica. Antarctic Environments Portal. https://www.environments.aq/information-summaries/sources-dispersal-and-impacts-of-wastewater-in-antarctica.

COSEWIC. 2016. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Porter's Twisted Moss Tortula porter in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. x + 37 pp. http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/default_e.cfm. (Prepared by J. Doubt)

COSEWIC. 2016. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Pygmy Pocket Moss Fissidens exilis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. x + 28 pp. (http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/default_e.cfm). (Prepared by J. Doubt)

Range, E., C. Leckie and L. Cipera. 2016. Labeling Natural History Collections. Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) Wiki Best Practices. https://spnhc.biowikifarm.net/wiki/Labeling_Natural_History_Collections.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. Holiday Decorating around the Office. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology blog. http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/Blog/Old-Bones-SVP-s-Blog/December-2016/Holiday-Decorating-around-the-Office.aspx, 19 December.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. For Your Bookshelf: Ancient Earth Journal Series. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology blog. http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/Blog/Old-Bones-SVP-s-Blog/September-2016/For-Your-Bookshelf-Ancient-Earth-Journal-Series.aspx, 26 September.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. Taphonomic Processes: Not Just Destructive by Nature. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology blog. http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/Blog/Old-Bones-SVP-s-Blog/July-2016/Taphonomic-Processes-Not-Just-Destructive-by-Natu.aspx, 4 July.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. Ultimate Dinosaurs: Like Problems Inspire Like Solutions. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/06/16/ultimate-dinosaurs-like-problems-inspire-like-solutions, 16 June.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. Dinos of Canada stamps Stampede into Canada Post Outlets. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/dinos-of-canada-stamps-stampede-into-canada-post-outlets, 26 May.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. Spiclypeus shipporum, the New Dino in Town. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/spiclypeus-shipporum-the-new-dino-in-town, 20 May.

Mallon, J.C. 2016. A Tribute to Paleontology Volunteers. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology blog. http://vertpaleo.org/Society-News/Blog/Old-Bones-SVP-s-Blog/April-2016/A-Tribute-to-Paleontology-Volunteers.aspx, 20 April.

Martel, A.L. and J.B. Madill. 2016. Canadian Freshwater Pearly Mussels (Unionacea) and Species Discovery at the Canadian Museum of Nature. First Canadian Freshwater mussel meeting. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 3164. http://waves-vagues.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/363570.pdf, Burlington, Ontario. 30 March.

Cenci, M., B. Rivière, S. Guerre, J. Lami and A.L. Martel. 2016. Détection de la moule zébrée en 2015 et 2016 dans les rivières Gatineau et des Outaouais et sensibilisation. Agence de bassin versant des 7. Rapport technique pour la ville de Gatineau. 35 p., décembre.

Martel, A.L. and J.B. Madill. 2016. Searching for pearly mussels in the Rideau River during the hottest days of summer. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/07/25, 25 July.

Rufolo, S.J. 2016. Mammoth, Mammoth, Tusked and Hairy, How Does Your Garden Grow? Canadian Museum of Nature blog, https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/06/23/mammoth-mammoth-tusked-and-hairy-how-does-your-garden-grow, 3 June.

Rufolo, S.J. 2016. Making Mammoths Come to Life. Canadian Museum of Nature blog, https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/making-mammoths-come-to-life, 11 August.

Rufolo, S.J. and K. M. Stewart. 2016. Palaeoecological inferences from fish fossils at the Kanapoi site, Kenya. Poster presentation, Salt Lake City, Utah. October.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. Flat Plants from a Flat Land. Above and Beyond Magazine. pp: 46-49. http://arcticjournal.ca/flat-plants-from-a-flat-land.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. How can I prepare at home for life on Mars? Metro News Canada, 17 June.

Sokoloff P.C. 2017. Plants 2 Papers: The Sequel. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2017/02/17/plants-2-papers-the-sequel, 17 February.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. Windswept Wonders: Collecting Plants and Lichens in Arviat. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/08/18/windswept-wonders-collecting-plants-and-lichens-in-arviat, 16 August.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. Summertime Fieldwork in Canada's Accessible Arctic. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/06/29/summertime-fieldwork-in-canadas-accessible-arctic, 29 June.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. The "Martian" Flora: Extreme Life in Extreme Environments. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/the-martian-flora-extreme-life-in-extreme-environments, 13 June.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. Northern Plants in the Capital: Mer Bleue Bog. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/06/08/northern-plants-in-the-capital-mer-bleue-bog, 8 June.

Sokoloff P.C. 2016. Hey, You Stole My Chloroplast! Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2016/05/03/hey-you-stole-my-chloroplast, 3 May.

Stewart, K.M. and M. Coyne. 2017. Cabinets, cabinets everywhere: the sequel. Canadian Museum of Nature blog. https://canadianmuseumofnature.wordpress.com/2017/01/18/cabinets-cabinets-everywhere-the-sequel, 18 January.

Refereed Publications

Research and Museum Associates

Konishi, T., M.W. Caldwell, T. Nishimura, K. Sakurai and K. Tanoue. 2016. A new halisaurine mosasaur (Squamata: Halisaurinae) from Japan: the first record in the western Pacific realm and the first-documented binocular vision in mosasaurs. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 14 (10):809-839. DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2015.1113447.

Street, H.P. and M.W. Caldwell. 2017. Rediagnosis and redescription of Mosasaurus hoffmannii and an assessment of species assigned to the genus Mosasaurus. Geological Magazine, 154:521–557.

Simões, T.R., M.W. Caldwell, A. Palci and R.L. Nydam. 2017. Squamate Phylogeny and Giant Taxon-Character Matrices: Quality of Character Constructions Remains Critical Regardless Of Size. Cladistics, 33:198-219.

Paparella, I., E.E. Maxwell, A. Cipriani, S. Roncace and M.W. Caldwell. 2016. Gengasaurus nicosiai gen. et sp. nov., the first ophthalmosaurid ichthyosaur from the Upper Jurassic of the Marche Apennines, Central Italy. Geological Magazine, pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.1017/S0016756816000455.

Jimenez-Huidobro, P., T. Simoes and M.W. Caldwell. 2016. Recharacterization of Tylosaurus nepaeolicus Cope, 1874, and the recognition of Tylosaurus kansasensis Everhart, 2005, as a junior synonym. Cretaceous Research, 65:68-81.

Abdel-Fattah, Z.A., M.K. Gingras, M.W. Caldwell, S.G. Pemberton and J.A. MacEachern. 2016. The Glossifungites Ichnofacies and Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis: A Case Study from Middle to Upper Eocene Successions in Fayum, Egypt. Ichnos, 23:157-179.

Simões, T.R., R.L. Nydam, M.W. Caldwell, G. Funston, M. Doschak. 2016. Reacquisition of the lower temporal bar in lizards provides a rare case of convergent evolution. Scientific Reports, 6:24087, DOI: 10.1038/srep24087, pp. 1-12.

Simões, T.R., M.W. Caldwell, R.L. Nydam and P. Huidobro. 2016. Osteology, phylogeny and functional morphology of two Jurassic lizard species and the early evolution of scansoriality in geckoes. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society, pp. 1-26. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12487.

Jimenez-Huidobro, P. and M.W. Caldwell. 2016. Reassessment and reassignment of the early Maastrichtian mosasaur Hainosaurus bernardi Dollo, 1885 to Tylosaurus Marsh, 1872. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 36(3). DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1096275.

Wilson, L.E., K. Chin, K. and S.L. Cumbaa. 2016. A new Early Devonian (Emsian) arthrodire from the Northwest Territories, Canada, and its significance for paleogeographic reconstruction. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53(12):1476-1483. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2016-0053.

Grice, J.D., H. Friis and R. Kristiansen. 2016. New data for chiavenite and ferrochiavenite. Canadian Mineralogist, 54:21-32.

Grice, J.D., R. Rowe and G. Poirier. 2016. Garronite-Na, a new zeolite species from Mont Saint Hilaire, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 54:1-14.

Raade, G., J.D. Grice, R. Rowe. 2016. Ferrivauxite, a new phosphate mineral from Llallagua, Bolivia. Mineralogical Magazine, 80:311-324.

Leaman, D.J. 2016. Medicinal plants in wetlands. In: The Wetland Book. I: Structure and Function, Management and Methods, pp.1-4. C.M. Finlayson et al (Eds.), Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-6172-8_210-1.

Castka, P., D.J. Leaman, D. Shand, D. Cellarius, T. Healy, A. Te Pareake Mead, M.R. Benites de Franco, A. Timoshyna. 2016. Certification and Biodiversity – How Voluntary Certification Standards impact biodiversity and human livelihoods. Policy Matters 21. CEESP and IUCN. Gland, Switzerland.

Levin, G.A. and L.J. Gillespie (Eds.). 2016. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 603, vol. 12. Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A. 2016. Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae). In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 162-172, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A. 2016. Cnidoscolus (Euphorbiaceae). In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 196-198, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A. 2016. Picrodendraceae. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 235, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A. 2016. Putranjivaceae. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 368-370, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A., and L.J. Gillespie. 2016. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 156-160, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Levin, G.A., W.J. Hayden, M.S. Vorontsova, and P. Hoffmann. 2016. Phyllanthaceae. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae, pp. 328-347. Oxford University Press, New York.

Ma, J., P.W. Ball and G.A. Levin. 2016. Celastraceae. In: Flora of North America North of Mexico, pp. 111-132, vol. 12, Magnoliophyta: Vitaceae to Garryaceae. Oxford University Press, New York.

Lewis, C.J. and S.R. Brinker. 2017. Notes on new and interesting lichens from Ontario, Canada – III, Opuscula Philolichenum, 16:153-187.

Peck, S.B. and J. Cook. 2016. A review of the small carrion beetle genus Dissochaetus Reiter (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae) in Mexico. Dugesiana, 23(2):79-108.

Sikes, D.S., S.T. Trumbo and S.B. Peck. 2016. Cryptic diversity in the New World burying beetle fauna: Nicrophorus hebes Kirby; new status as a resurrected name (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny, 74:299-309.

Gnaspini, P., C. Antunes-Carvalho and S.B. Peck. 2016. Two new synonymies at the generic level in Neotropical Ptomaphagini (Coleoptera, Leiodidae, Cholevinae). Zootaxa, 4132(2):272-274.

Ryan, M.J., R.B. Holmes, J.C. Mallon, M. Loewen and D.C. Evans. 2017. A basal ceratopsid (Centrosaurinae: Nasutoceratopsini) from the Campanian Oldman Formation (Campanian) of Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 54. 14pp. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2016-0110.

Mitchell, W.T., N. Rybczynski, C. Schröder-Adams, P.B. Hamilton, R.Y. Smith and M. Douglas. 2016. Stratigraphic and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of a Mid-Pliocene Fossil Site in the High Arctic (Ellesmere Island, Nunavut): Evidence of an Ancient Peatland with Beaver Activity. Arctic, 69(2):185-204. DOI: 10.14430/arctic4567.

Smith, A.B.T. 2016. Five new species of Trigonopeltastes Burmeister and Schaum from Central America with new country records for other New World Trichiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae). ZooKeys, 617:91-127.

Ballerio, A. and A.B.T. Smith. 2016. "rolls up like armadillo": Darwin's forgotten encounters with the Ceratocanthinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea Hybosoridae). Archives of Natural History, 43:357-360.

Smith, A.B.T. 2016. Corrections to Neotropical Rhinaspis Perty and Plectris LePeletier and Audinet-Serville (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) classification and nomenclature. Insecta Mundi, 463:1-6.

Smith, A.B.T. and J. Mondaca. 2016. A new genus and species of Tanyproctini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) from the Coquimbo Region of Chile. Insecta Mundi, 464:1-6.

Moss, P.T., R.Y. Smith and D.R. Greenwood. 2016. A window into mid-latitudinal Early Eocene environmental variability: a high-resolution palynological analysis of the Falkland site, Okanagan Highlands, British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53(6):605-613. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2015-0167.

Glon, H.E., D.R. Shiels, E. Linton, J.R. Starr, A.L. Shorkey, S. Fleming, S.K. Lichtenwald, E.R. Schick, D. Pozo and A.K. Monfils. 2017. A five gene phylogenetic study of Fuireneae (Cyperaceae) with a revision of Isolepis humillima. Systematic Botany, 42:26-36.

Jiménez-Mejías, P., M. Hahn, K. Lueders, J.R. Starr, B.H. Brown, B.N. Chouinard, K.-S. Chung, M. Escudero, B.A. Ford, K.A. Ford, S. Gebauer, B. Gehrke, M.H. Hoffmann, X.-F. Jin, J. Jung, S. Kim, M. Luceño, E. Maguilla, S. Martín-Bravo, M. Míguez, A. Molina, R.F.C. Naczi, J.E. Pender, A.A. Reznicek, T. Villaverde, M.J. Waterway, K.L. Wilson, J.-C. Yang, S. Zhang, A.L. Hipp and E.H. Roalson. 2016. Megaphylogenetic specimen-level approaches to the Carex (Cyperaceae) phylogeny using ITS, ETS, and matK sequences: implications for classification. Systematic Botany, 41:500-518.

Pham, K.K., M. Hahn, K. Lueders, B.H. Brown, L.P. Bruederle, J.J. Bruhl, K.-S. Chung, N.J. Derieg, M. Escudero, B.A. Ford, S. Gebauer, B. Gehrke, M.H. Hoffmann, T. Hoshino, P. Jiménez-Mejías, J. Jung, S. Kim, M. Luceño, E. Maguilla, S. Martín-Bravo, R.F.C. Naczi, A.A. Reznicek, E.H. Roalson, D.A. Simpson, J.R. Starr, T. Villaverde, M.J. Waterway, K.L. Wilson, O. Yano, S. Zhang and A.L. Hipp. 2016. Specimens at the center: An informatics workflow and toolkit for specimen-level analysis of public DNA database data. Systematic Botany, 41:529-539.

Spalink, D., B.T. Drew, M.C. Pace, J.G. Zaborsky, J.R. Starr, K.M. Cameron, T.J. Givnish and K.J. Sytsma. 2016. Biogeography of the cosmopolitan sedges (Cyperaceae) and the area-richness correlation in plants. Journal of Biogeography, 43:1893-1904.

Henderson, J. and R. Waller. 2016. Effective conservation decision strategies. Studies in Conservation, 61(6):308-323.

Non-Refereed Publications

Research and Museum Associates

Cook, F.R. 2016. [Book Review]. Herpetology, fourth edition, by F.H. Pough, R.M. Andrews, M. L. Crump, A.H. Savitzky. K.D. Wells and M.C. Brandley. 2015. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Massachusetts. 591 pp. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 130(1):83-84.

Cook, F.R. 2016. Retirement of CFN Book Review Editor, J. Roy. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 130(3):258-259.

Wrigley, R.E., T.D. Galloway, J.R. Duncan and F.R. Cook. 2017. Tribute to W.B. Preston, 1937-2013. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 130(4):355-358.

Cook, F.R. 2017. [Book Review]. Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, fourth edition, R. Powell, R. Conant and J.T. Collins (Eds.). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston and New York. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 130(4):373-374.

Belley, P.M., M. Picard, R. Rowe and G. Poirier. 2016. Selected Finds from the Highway 5 Extension, Wakefield area, Outaouais, Québec, Canada. Rocks & Minerals, 91(6):558-67.

Chevrinais, M., Z. Johanson, K. Trinajstic, J. Long, C. Morel, C.B. Renaud and R. Cloutier. 2016. [Abstract]. New clues on origins of axial skeleton regionalization and appendicular skeleton: Ontogenetic evidence from fossil and extant jawless vertebrates. 6th Meeting of European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Uppsala, Sweden, 26-29 July.

Umeno, A. and K. Tanoue. 2016. Description of Dinosaur Teeth from the Upper Cretaceous Judith River Formation in Montana. Fukuoka University Science Reports, 46(2):77-84.

Urano, Y., R. Matsumoto, S. Kawabe, K. Tanoue, T. Ohashi and S. Fujiwara. 2016. [Abstract]. Growth orientations of rhamphothecae in extant beaked animals with implications to the reconstruction of the beaks in extinct taxa. 11th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, Washington DC, 2016, 29 June 29 – 3. July.

Ryan, M.J., K. Chiba, D.C. Evans, J.C. Mallon, A.R. Fiorillo and R.S. Tykoski. 2016. [Abstract]. Evolution of pachyrostran centrosaurines in the Late Cretaceous of northern Laramidia. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Meeting Program and Abstracts, 215.

Waller, R. 2016. Risk Assessment and Assignment of Environment Parameters. Pp. 33-41, In: S. Stauderman and W.G. Tompkins (Eds.) Summit on the Museum Preservation Environment, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. Washington. http://opensi.si.edu/index.php/smithsonian/catalog/book/111

Reports and Other

Research and Museum Associates

Benda, C.D., R.W. Nyboer and G.A. Levin. 2016. Natural Quality Assessment of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Illinois. INHS Technical Report 2016(53). Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois, 145 pp.

Ford, B.A., J.R. Starr, É. Léveillé-Bourret, K.T. Nguyen, A.T. Vu and S.A. Ford. 2016. Vietnam: Center of Origin for the World's Largest Flowering Plant Genus. Final Project Report for National Geographic Society Research and Exploration Grant # 9441-14. 16 pp. + 25 digital photographs + 42 video clips.

Waller, R. and T. Thomas. 2016. Library and Archives Conservation Education Survey: Report of Results. 88 pp. http://artconservation.buffalostate.edu/sites/artconservation.buffalostate.edu/files/uploads/LACEsurvey.pdf.

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