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Publications

The following peer reviewed publications were partially or completely supported by our collaborative NSF project (DEB-1120054 and DEB-1120734) Southern Amazonian birds and their symbionts: Biodiversity and endemicity of parasites from the most diverse avifauna on Earth (Project Participants in Bold)

Publications:

Lutz, H. L., J. D. Weckstein, J. S. L. Patané, J. M. Bates, A. Aleixo. In Press. Biogeography and spatio-temporal diversification of Selenidera and Andigena toucans (Aves : Ramphastidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69:873-883. pdf

Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2013. A drop in the bucket of the megadiverse chewing louse genus Myrsidea (Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Menoponidae): ten new species from Amazonian Brazil.  Folia Parasitologica 60:377-400.  pdf

Aleixo, A., C. E. B. Portes, A. Whittaker, J. D. Weckstein, L. P. Gonzaga, K. J. Zimmer, C. C. Ribas and J. M. Bates. 2013. Molecular systematics and taxonomic revision of the Curve-billed Scythebill complex (Campylorhamphus procurvoides:Dendrocolaptidae), with description of a new species from western Amazonian Brazil. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, Special Volume: New Species and Global Index [J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott e D. Christie, eds.]. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 253-257.

Portes, C. E. B., A. Aleixo, K. J. Zimmer, A. Whittaker, J. D. Weckstein, L. P. Gonzaga, C. C. Ribas, J. M. Bates and A. C. Lees. 2013. A new species of Campylorhamphus (Aves: Dendrocolaptidae) from the Tapajós – Xingu interfluve in Amazonian Brazil. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, Special Volume: New Species and Global Index [J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott e D. Christie, eds.]. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 258-262.

Banks, R. C., J. D. Weckstein, J. V. Remsen, Jr., and K. P. Johnson. 2013. Classification of a clade of New World doves (Columbidae: Zenaidini). Zootaxa 3669:184-188. pdf

Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. A new genus and species of Philopteridae (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) from the trumpeters (Aves: Gruiformes: Psophidae). Journal of Parasitology 98:728−734. pdf

Seeholzer, G. F., B. M. Winger, M. G. Harvey, D. Cáceres A, and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. A new species of barbet (Capitoninae: Capito) from the southern Cerros del Sira, Ucayali, Peru.Auk 129:551−559. pdf

Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. Two new species of the genus Cotingacola Carriker, 1956 (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae) from Amazonian Brazil, with comments on host-specificity. Systematic Parasitology 81:159-167. pdf

Valim, M. P. and R. L. Palma. 2012. Redescriptions of two species and descriptions of three new species of the louse genus Bizarrifrons Eichler, 1938 (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae). Zootaxa 3273: 28–50.

Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2011. Two new species of Brueelia Kéler, 1936 (Ischnocera, Philopteridae) parasitic on Neotopical trogons (Aves, Trogoniformes). Zookeys 128:1-13. pdf