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Monday, September 13, 2010

Journal Articles (Last 5 Years)

2009: Tan, D. S. H.*#, Ang, Y.*#, Lim, G. S.*#, Ismail, M. R.*, Meier, R. From ‘cryptic species’ to integrative taxonomy: an iterative process involving DNA sequences, morphology, and behaviour leads to the resurrection of Sepsis pyrrhosoma (Sepsidae: Diptera). Zoologica Scripta, in press.

2009: Puniamoorthy, N.*#, M. R. B. Ismail*, Tan, D. S. H.*#, and R. Meier. From kissing to belly stridulation: comparative analysis reveals surprising diversity, rapid evolution, and much homoplasy in the mating behavior of 27 species of sepsid flies (Diptera: Sepsidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01826.x. abstract

2009: Austin, A., Anderson, R., Ahyong, S., Cook, L., Edgecombe, G., Giribet, G., Meier, R., Proctor, H., Rouse, G., Scharff, N., Waters, J. Invertebrate systematics - past and future. Invertebrate Systematics, 23, I-IV. pdf

2009: Meier R. New to teaching? Don’t be apprehensive; just explain why you like the subject. CDTLink, 13: 13. full text

2009: Lim, S. G.*#, W. S. Hwang*, S. Kutty#, R. Meier, P. Grootaert. Mitochondrial and nuclear markers support the monophyly of Dolichopodidae and suggest a rapid origin of the subfamilies (Diptera). Systematic Entomology, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2009.00481.x. abstract

2009: Balke, M., I. Ribera, M. A. Miller, K. Sagata, A. Posman, A. P. Vogler, R. Meier. New Guinea highland origin of a widespread arthropod supertramp. Proceedings of the Royal Society London, 276: 2359-2367. abstract

2009: Ali, F.*, R. Meier. Primate home range and GRIN2A, a receptor gene involved in neuronal plasticity: implications for the evolution of spatial memory. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 8: 435-441. pdf

2009: Wowor, D.#, V. Muthu*, R. Meier, M. Balke, Y. Cai#, P. K. L. Ng. Evolution of life history traits in Asian freshwater prawns of the genus Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) based on multilocus molecular phylogenetic analysis.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52: 340-50. abstract

2009: Sheldon, F.H. D.J. Lohman, H.C. Lim, F. Zou, S.M. Goodman, D.M. Prawiradilaga, K. Winker, T.M. Braile, R.G. Moyle. Phylogeography of the magpie-robin species complex (Aves: Turdidae: Copsychus) reveals a Philippine species, an interesting isolating barrier and unusual dispersal patterns in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. Journal of Biogeography, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02087.x abstract

2009: Huang, D.#, R. Meier, P. A. Todd, and L. M. Chou. More evidence for pervasive paraphyly in scleratinian corals: systematic study of Southeast Asian Faviidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) based on molecular and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 50: 102-116. abstract

2009: Meier, R. and G. Zhang*. DNA barcoding and DNA taxonomy in Diptera: An assessment based on 4261 COI sequences for 1001 species. Pages 349-380 in Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools. T. Pape, D. Bickel, and R. Meier, eds. Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden. purchase book

2009: Dikow, T., R. Meier, G. G. Vaidya*, J. Londt. Biodiversity Research Based on Taxonomic Revisions - A Tale of Unrealized Opportunities. Pages 323-345 in Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges, and Tools. T. Pape, D. Bickel, and R. Meier, eds. Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden. purchase book

2009: Meier, R., G. S. Lim*#. Conflict, Convergent Evolution, and the Relative Importance of Immature and Adult Characters in Endopterygote Phylogenetics. Annual Review of Entomology, 54: 85-104. pdf

2009: Lohman, D. Prawiradilaga, and R. Meier. Improved COI barcoding primers for Southeast Asian perching birds (Aves: Passeriformes).Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 37–40. abstract

2008: Ali, F.*, R. Meier. Positive selection in ASPM is correlated with cerebral cortex but not whole brain size evolution across primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 25: 2247-2250. abstract

2008: Kutty, S. N.#, T. Pape, A. Pont, B. M. Wiegmann, R. Meier. The Muscoidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) is paraphyletic: Evidence from four mitochondrial and four nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49: 639- 652. abstract

2008: Tan, S. H. D.*, F. Ali*, S. N. Kutty#, R. Meier. The need for specifying species concepts: how many species of silvered langurs (Trachypithecus cristatus group) should be recognized? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49: 688-689. abstract

2008: Meier, R. G. Zhang*, F. Ali*. The use of mean instead of smallest interspecific distances exaggerates the size of the 'barcoding gap' and leads to misidentification. Systematic Biology, 57: 809-813. pdf

2008: Lohman, D. J., P. Djunijanti, N. E. Pierce, R. Meier. Phylogeography and genetic diversity of a widespread Old World butterfly, Lampides boeticus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 37–40. pdf

2008: Ang, Y.#, G. S. Lim#, R. Meier. Morphology and DNA sequences confirm the first Neotropical record for the Holarctic sepsid species Themira leachi (Meigen) (Diptera: Sepsidae). Zootaxa, 1933: 63-65. abstract

2008: Su Feng Yi, K.*#, S. Kutty# and R. Meier. Morphology versus Molecules: The phylogenetic relationships of Sepsidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha) based on morphology and DNA sequence data from ten genes. Cladistics, 24: 902-916. abstract

2008: Hare, E. E., Peterson, B. K., Iyer V. N., Meier, R., Eisen, M. B. 2008. Sepsid even-skipped enhancers are functionally conserved in Drosophila despite lack of sequence conservation. PLoS Genetics 4: e1000106. pdf

2008: Puniamoorthy, N.*#, K. Feng Yi Su*#, R. Meier. Bending for love: losses and gains of sexual dimorphisms are strictly correlated with changes in the mounting position of sepsid flies (Sepsidae: Diptera). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8:155. pdf

2008: Meier, R. Evolution: Teaching the Controversy. CDTLink, 12: 4,14. full text

2008: Ang, Y.*, N. Puniamoorthy* #, and R. Meier. 2008. Secondarily reduced foreleg armature in Perochaeta dikowi sp. n. (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha: Sepsidae) due to a novel mounting technique. Systematic Entomology, 33: 552-559. abstract

2008: Meier, R. DNA Sequences in Taxonomy: Opportunities and Challenges. Pages 95-128 in The New Taxonomy Systematics Association Special Volume Q. Wheeler, ed. Google Books

2008: Huang, D.#, R. Meier, P. A. Todd, and L. M. Chou. Slow mitochondrial COI sequence evolution at the base of the metazoan tree and its implications for DNA barcoding. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 66: 167-174. abstract

2008: Ingram, K. K., T. Laamanen* , N. Puniamoorthy* #, and R. Meier. Lack of morphological coevolution between male forelegs and female wings in Themira (Sepsidae: Diptera: Insecta). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 93: 227-238. abstract

2007: Yeates, D. K., B. M. Wiegmann, G. W. Courtney, R. Meier, and T. Pape. 2008. Phylogeny and systematics of Diptera: two decades of progress and prospects. Zootaxa, 1668: 565-590. pdf

2007: Petersen, F. T.*#, J. Damgaard, and R. Meier. DNA Taxonomy: How many DNA sequences are needed for solving a taxonomic problem? The case of two parapatric species of louse Flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae: Ornithomya (Latreille, 1802). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 65: 111-117. pdf

2007: Petersen, F. T.* #, R. Meier, S. N. Kutty#, B. M. Wiegmann. Phylogenetic relationships and the evolution of host choice in louse- and batflies (Hippoboscoidea: Diptera). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 111-122. abstract

2007: Yeo, D. C. J., H.-T Shih, R. Meier, P. K. L. Ng. Phylogeny and biogeography of the freshwater crab genus Johora (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae) from the Malay Peninsula, and the origins of its insular fauna. Zoologica Scripta, 36: 255-270. abstract

2007: Su Feng Yi, K.* #, R. Meier, R. R. Jackson, D. P. Harland, and D. Li. Evolution of prey-catching behavior and acute vision in jumping spiders based on a phylogenetic hypothesis for Spartaeinae (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 20: 1478-1489. pdf

2007: Blanckenhorn, W., R. Meier, and T. Teder. Rensch's rule in insects: patterns among and within species. Pages 60-70 in Sex, Size and Gender Roles evolutionary studies of sexual size dimorphism. Fairbairn et al., eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Google Books

2007: Bickford, D., Lohman, D., Sodhi, N. S., Ng, P. K. L., Meier, R., Winker, K., Ingram, K., Das, I. 2007 Cryptic species: a new window on diversity and conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22: 148-155. abstract

2007: Meier, R. Themira biloba Andersson 1975 (Sepsidae: Diptera), a species from Manhattan's Central Park that is new to the Nearctic Region. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 114: 176-177. download

2007: Kutty, S. N. #, M. V. Bernasconi, F. Sifner, and R. Meier. 2007. Sensitivity analysis, molecular systematics, and natural history evolution of Scathophagidae (Diptera: Cyclorrhapha: Calyptratae). Cladistics, 23: 64-83. abstract

2007: Shekelle, M., Meier, R. Indrawan, M., Maryanto, I., Salim, A., Supriatna, J. Andayani, N., Wirdateti. 2007. When 'Not Extinct' is not good news: Conservation in the Sangihe Islands. Conservation Biology, 21: 4-5. pdf

2007: Meier, R. 2007. 'Is Undergraduate Research an Oxymoron? Can undergraduates do research? - A perspective from the Faculty of Science' -. CDTL Brief, 10: 1-3. text

2007: Blanckenhorn, W. U., A. F. G. Dixon, D. J. Fairbairn, M. W. Foellmer, P. Gibert, K. van der Linde, R. Meier, S. Nylin, S. Pitnick, C. Schoff, M. Signorelli, T. Teder, and C. Wiklund. Proximate causes of Rensch's rule: Does sexual size dimorphism in arthropods result from sex differences in development time? American Naturalist 169, 245-257. abstract

2006: Meier, R., S. Kwong*, G. Vaidya*, and P. K. L. Ng. DNA Barcoding and taxonomy in Diptera: a tale of high intraspecific variability and low identification success. Systematic Biology, 55: 715-728. pdf

2006: Memon, N., R. Meier, A. Mannan, and K. Feng-Yi Su* #. On the use of DNA sequences for determining the species limits of a polymorphic new species in the stinkbug genus Halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) from Pakistan. Systematic Entomology, 31: 703-710. abstract

2006: Klass, K. D., and R. Meier. A phylogenetic analysis of Dictyoptera (Insecta) based on morphological characters. Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 63: 3-50. pdf

2006: Clements, R.* #, L. P. Koh, T. M. Lee, R. Meier, and D. Li. Importance of reservoirs for the conservation of freshwater molluscs in a tropical urban landscape. Biological Conservation, 128, 136-146. abstract

2005: Laamanen, T. R.*, R. Meier, M. A. Miller, A. Hille, and B. M. Wiegmann. Phylogenetic analysis of Themira (Sepsidae: Diptera): sensitivity analysis, alignment, and indel treatment in a multigene study. Cladistics, 21: 258-271. abstract

2005: Meier, R., and F. Ali*. The newest kid on the parsimony block: TNT (Tree analysis using new technology). Systematic Entomology, 30: 179-182. Download

2005: Damgaard, J., N. M. Andersen, and R. Meier. Effects of alignment and taxon sampling in combined molecular and morphological analyses of water strider phylogeny (Hemiptera-Heteroptera, Gerromorpha). Systematic Entomology, 30: 289-309. abstract

2005: Meier, R. The Role of Dipterology in Phylogenetic Systematics: The Insight of Willi Hennig. Book chapter for 'The Evolutionary Biology of Flies' edited by B. Wiegmann & D. Yeates, pp. 45-62. Columbia University Press

2004: Larsen, N. M.*, & R. Meier. The species diversity, distribution, and conservation status of the Asilidae (Diptera: Insecta) in Denmark. Steenstrupia, 28: 177-241. pdf

2004: Meier, R., and T. Dikow*. The significance of specimen databases from taxonomic revisions for estimating and mapping the global species diversity of invertebrates and repatriating reliable and complete specimen data. Conservation Biology, 18: 478-488. abstract

2004: Yeates, D. K., R. Meier, and B. M. Wiegmann. Phylogeny of True Flies (Diptera): A 250 Million Year Old Success Story in Terrestrial Diversification. Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden), 61(2): 170-172. pdf