Publications

 

Jennings, W. B., P. A. Ruschi, G. Ferraro, C. Quijada, C. Gomes-Malanski, F. Prosdocimi, and P. A. Buckup.  2019. Barcoding the Neotropical freshwater fish fauna using a new pair of universal COI primers with a discussion of primer dimers and M13 primer tails.  Genome, doi:10.1139/gen-2018-0145 PDF  Supplementary Files

 

Dumans, A. T. N., G. W. Teixeira, G. A. Vieira, D. S. Sarzi, C. Furtado, W. B. Jennings, and F. Prosdocimi. 2019.  Complete mitochondrial genomes for the lizards Anolis punctatus, Sceloporus woodi and S. grammicus:  a contribution to the mitochondrial phylogenomics of Iguanoidea.  Mitochondrial DNA Part A, doi:10.1080/23802359.2019.1574625.  PDF

 

Souto-Santos I. C. A., G. A. Ferraro, W. B. Jennings, G. L. S. Vergara, and P. A. Buckup.  Geographic distribution of Phalloceros Eigenmann, 1907 (Cyprinodontiformes: Poeciliidae) in the Ilha Grande Bay Hydrographic Region, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  2019.  Checklist, https://doi.org/10.15560/15.1.1.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B. 2017.  On the independent gene trees assumption in phylogenomic studies.  Molecular Ecology, doi: 10.1111/mec.14274.  PDF

Jennings, W. B. 2016.  Phylogenomic Data Acquisition:  Principles and Practice.  CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.  Link

Costa, I. R., F. Prosdocimi, W. B. Jennings.  2016.  In silico phylogenomics using complete genomes: a case study on the evolution of hominoids.  Genome Research, 26:1257-1267.  PDF

 

Amaral, F. R., S. V. Edwards, M. R. Pie, W. B. Jennings, M. Svensson-Coelho, F. M. d’Horta,  C. J. Schmitt, M. Maldonado-Coelho.  2016.  The “Atlantis Forest hypothesis” does not explain Atlantic Forest phylogeography.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113:E2097-E2098.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B., H. Wogel, M. Bilate, R. D. O. Salles, P. A. Buckup.  2016.  DNA barcoding  reveals species level divergence between populations of the microhylid frog genus Arcovomer (Anura: Microhylidae) in the Atlantic Rainforest of southeastern Brazil.  Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 27:3415-3422.  PDF

 

Prosdocimi, F. P., H. Souto, P. A. Ruschi, C. Furtado, W. B. Jennings.  2015.  Complete  mitochondrial genome of the versicoloured emerald hummingbird Amazilia versicolor, a polymorphic species.  Mitochondrial DNA Part A, doi: 10.3109/19401736.2015.1007352.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B. and K. H. Berry.  2015.  Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) are selective herbivores that track the flowering phenology of their preferred food plants.  PLoS One, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116716.  PDF

 

Souto, H. M., P. A. Ruschi, C. Furtado, W. B. Jennings, F. Prosdocimi.  2014.  The complete mitochondrial genome of the ruby-topaz hummingbird Chrysolampis mosquitus through Illumina sequencing.  Mitochondrial DNA Part A, doi: 10.3109/19401736.2014.915533.  PDF

Gottscho, A. D., S. B. Marks, W. B. Jennings.  2014.  Speciation, population structure, and demographic history of the Mojave Fringe‐toed Lizard (Uma scoparia), a species of conservation concern. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.1111.  PDF

 

Reilly, S. B., M. F. Mulks, J. M. Reilly,  W. B. Jennings, D. B. Wake.  2013.  Genetic diversity of Black Salamanders (Aneides flavipunctatus) across watersheds in the Klamath Mountains.  Diversity, 5:657-679.  PDF

 

Vandergast, A. G., R. D. Inman, K. R. Barr, K. Nussear, T. Esque, S. A. Hathaway, D. A. Wood, J. W. Breinholt, C. L. Stephen, A. D. Gottscho, S. B. Marks, W. B. Jennings, R. N. Fisher.  2013.  Evolutionary hotspots in the Mojave Desert.  Diversity, 5:293-319.  PDF

 

Reilly, S. B., S. B. Marks, W. B. Jennings.  2012.  Defining evolutionary boundaries across parapatric ecomorphs of Black Salamanders (Aneides flavipunctatus) with conservation implications.  Molecular Ecology, 21:5745–5761.  PDF

 

Harmon, L. J., J. B. Losos, T. J. Davies, R. G. Gillespie, J. L. Gittleman, W. B. Jennings, K. H. Kozak, M. A. McPeek, F. Moreno-Roark, T. J. Near, A. Purvis, R. E. Ricklefs, D. Schluter, J. A. Schulte II, O. Seehausen, B. L. Sidlauskas, O. Torres-Carvajal, J. T. Weir, A. Ø. Mooers.  2010.  Early bursts of body size and shape evolution are rare in comparative data.  Evolution, 64:2385–2396.  PDF

 

Reilly, S. B., A. D. Gottscho, J. M. Garwood, W. B. Jennings.  2010.   Phylogenetic analysis of common garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) stomach contents detects cryptic range of a secretive salamander (Ensatina eschscholtzii oregonensis).  Herpetological Conservation & Biology, 5:395-402.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B. and S. V. Edwards.  2005.  Speciational history of Australian grass finches (Poephila) inferred from thirty gene trees.  Evolution, 59:2033-2047.  PDF

 

Edwards, S. V., W. B. Jennings, A. Shedlock.  2005.  Phylogenetics of modern birds in the era of genomics.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B, 272:979-992.  PDF

 

Edwards, S. V., S. B. Kingan, J. D. Calkins, C. N. Balakrishnan, W. B. Jennings, W. J. Swanson, M. D. Sorenson.  2005.  Speciation in birds:  genes, geography, and sexual selection.   Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102:6550-6557.  PDF 

 

Jennings, W. B., E. R. Pianka, S. Donnellan.  2003.  Systematics of lizards in the family Pygopodidae with implications for the diversification of Australian temperate biotas.  Systematic Biology, 52:757-780.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B.  2002.  Diet selection by the desert tortoise in relation to the flowering phenology of ephemeral plants.  Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 4:353-358.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B.  2001.  Comparative flowering phenology of plants in the western Mojave Desert.  Madroño, 48:162-171. PDF

 

Pearson, D., R. Shine, X. Bonnet, A. Williams, W. B. Jennings, O. Lourdais.  2001.  Ecological notes on crowned snakes, Elapognathus coronatus, from the Archipelago of the Recherche in southwestern Australia.  Australian Zoologist, 31:610-617.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B. and G. G. Thompson.  1999.  Territorial behavior in the Australian scincid lizard Ctenotus fallensHerpetologica, 55:352-361.  PDF

Jennings, W. B.  1997.  Invasions of exotic plants:  implications for the desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, and its habitat in the western Mojave Desert.  Proceedings:  Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles, An International Conference, pp. 10-12.  The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society.   PDF 

 

Jennings, W. B.  1997.  Habitat use and food preferences of the desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, in the western Mojave Desert and impacts of off-road vehicles.  Proceedings:  Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles, An International Conference, pp. 42-45.  The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society.  PDF

Boarman, W. I., M. Sazaki, W. B. Jennings.  1997.  The effects of roads, barrier fences, and culverts on desert tortoise populations in California, USA.  Proceedings: Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles, An International Conference.  The New York Turtle and Tortoise Society.

 

Bradford, D. F., M. S. Gordon, D. F. Johnson, R. D. Andrews, W. B. Jennings.  1994.  Acidic deposition as an unlikely cause for amphibian population declines in the Sierra Nevada, California.  Biological Conservation, 69:155-161.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B. and C. L. Fontenot. 1993.  Observations on the feeding behavior of desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) at the Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area, Kern  County, California.  Proceedings of the 17th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council.  PDF

 

Lawson, D. P., M. B. Keck, W. B. Jennings.  1993.  Geographic distribution:  Elaphe guttataHerpetological Review, 24:109.  PDF

Boarman, W. I., M. Sazaki, K. H. Berry, G. Goodlet, W. B. Jennings, A. P. Woodman.  1993.  Measuring the effectiveness of a tortoise-proof fence and culverts: report from the first field season. Proceedings, 17th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council.  PDF

 

Jennings, W. B., D. F. Bradford, D. F. Johnson. 1992.  Dependence of the garter snake Thamnophis elegans on amphibians in the Sierra Nevada of California.  Journal of Herpetology, 26:503-505.  PDF

 

Mendelson, J. R. and W. B. Jennings. 1992.  Shifts in the relative abundance of snakes in a desert grassland.  Journal of Herpetology, 26:135-159.  PDF

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