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Publications

Jockusch, E.L. 2017. Developmental and evolutionary perspectives on the origin and diversification of arthropod appendages. Integrative and Comparative Biology 57:533-545. [pdf]

Smith, F.W., T.C. Boothby, I. Giovannini, L. Rebecchi, E.L. Jockusch, and B. Goldstein. 2016. The compact body plan of tardigrades evolved by the loss of a large body region. Current Biology 26:1–6. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. and F.W. Smith. 2015. Hexapoda: Comparative aspects of late development and metamorphosis. Pp. 111-208 in A. Wanninger, ed. Evolutionary Developmental Biology of Invertebrates 5: Ecdysozoa III: Hexapoda. Vienna, Austria: Springer Verlag.  [link]

Jockusch, E.L., I. Martínez-Solano, and E.K. Timpe. 2015. The effects of inference method, population sampling and gene sampling on species tree inferences: an empirical study in slender salamanders (Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps). Systematic Biology 64: 66–83. [pdf]

Smith, F.W., and E.L. Jockusch. 2014. The metameric pattern of Hypsibius dujardini (Eutardigrada) and its relationship to that of other panarthropodans. Frontiers in Zoology 11:66. [pdf]

Smith, F.W., and E.L. Jockusch. 2014. Hox genes require homothorax and extradenticle for body wall identity specification but not for appendage identity specification during metamorphosis of Tribolium castaneum. Developmental Biology 395: 182–197. [pdf]

Ferguson, T.F., E.K. Timpe, and E.L. Jockusch. 2014. Evidence of communal oviposition and nest abandonment in the Northern Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata (Green, 1818)) in northeastern Connecticut. Journal of North American Herpetology 2014: 87–92. [pdf]

Smith, F.W., D.R. Angelini, and E.L. Jockusch. 2014. A functional genetic analysis in flour beetles (Tenebrionidae) reveals an antennal identity specification mechanism active during metamorphosis in Holometabola. Mechanisms of Development 132: 13–27. [pdf]

Smith, F.W., D.R. Angelini, M. Gaudio, and E.L. Jockusch. 2014. Metamorphic labral axis patterning in the beetle Tribolium castaneum requires multiple upstream, but few downstream, genes in the appendage patterning network. Evolution and Development 16: 78–91. [pdf]

Sharma, P.P., E.E. Schwager, G. Giribet, E.L. Jockusch, and C.G. Extavour. 2013. Distal-less and dachshund pattern both plesiomorphic and apomorphic structures in chelicerates: RNA interference in the harvestman Phalangium opilio (Opiliones). Evolution and Development 15: 228–242. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L., editor.  2012.  Small RNAs: Their Diversity, Roles and Practical Uses.  Advances in Insect Physiology, vol. 42. 216 pp.

Angelini, D.R., F.W. Smith, A.C. Aspiras, M. Kikuchi, and E.L. Jockusch.  2012.  Patterning of the adult mandibulate mouthparts 
in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneumGenetics 190: 639–654. [pdf]

Angelini, D.R., F.W. Smith, and E.L. Jockusch.  2012.  Extent with modification: Leg patterning in the beetle Tribolium castaneum 
and the evolution of serial homologs.  G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 2: 235–248. [pdf]

Martínez-Solano, I., A. Peralta-García, E.L. Jockusch, D.B. Wake, E. Vázquez-Domínguez, and G. Parra-Olea.  2012.  Molecular systematics of Batrachoseps (Caudata, Plethodontidae) in southern California and Baja California: mitochondrial-nuclear DNA discordance and the evolutionary history of B. major.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 131–149. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L., I. Martínez-Solano, R.W. Hansen, and D.B. Wake.  2012.  Morphological and molecular diversification of slender salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps) in the southern Sierra Nevada of California with descriptions of two new species.  Zootaxa 3190: 1–30. [pdf]

Engel, R.S. 2012. Novel discovery of lamellar papillae on the grooming organ in Synsphyronus  (Garypidae: Pseudoscorpiones). Arthropod Structure and Development 41: 265–269. [pdf]

Richmond, J.Q., E.L. Jockusch, and A.M. Latimer.  2011.  Mechanical reproductive isolation facilitates parallel speciation in western North American scincid lizards.  American Naturalist 178: 320–332. [pdf]

Aspiras, A.C., F.W. Smith, and D. R. Angelini. 2011. Sex-specific gene interactions in the patterning of insect genitalia. Developmental Biology 360: 396–308. [pdf] 

O’Donnell, B.C. and E.L. Jockusch.  2010.  The expression of wingless and Engrailed in developing embryos of the mayfly Ephoron leukon (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae).  Development, Genes and Evolution 220: 11–24. [pdf]

Angelini, D.R., M. Kikuchi, and E.L. Jockusch. 2009. Genetic patterning in the adult capitate antenna of the beetle, Tribolium castaneum.  Developmental Biology 327: 240–251. [pdf]

O’Donnell, B.C. 2009. Early nymphal development in Ephoron leukon (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae) with particular emphasis on mouthparts and abdominal gills. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 102: 128–136. [pdf]

O’Donnell, B.C. and E.L. Jockusch. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of leptophlebiid mayflies as inferred by histone H3and 28S ribosomal DNA.  Systematic Entomology 33: 651–667. [pdf]

Angelini, D.R. and Jockusch, E. L. 2008. Relationships among pest flour beetles of the genus Tribolium (Tenebrionidae) inferred from multiple molecular markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 127–141. [pdf]

Martínez-Solano I., E.L. Jockusch and D.B. Wake.  2007.  Extreme population subdivision throughout a continuous range: phylogeography of Batrachoseps attenuatus (Caudata, Plethodontidae) in western North America.  Molecular Ecology 16: 4335–4355. [pdf]

Richmond, J.Q. and E.L. Jockusch. 2007. Body size evolution simultaneously creates and collapses species boundaries in a clade of scincid lizards.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B:  274: 1701–1708. [pdf]

Ober, K.A. and Jockusch, E.L. 2006. The roles of wingless and decapentaplegic in axis and appendage development in the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Developmental Biology 294: 391–405. [pdf]

Richmond, J.Q. 2006. Evolutionary basis of parallelism in North American scincid lizards. Evolution and Development 8: 477–490. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L., Williams, T.A., and Nagy, L.M. 2004. The evolution of patterning of serially homologous appendages in insects. Development, Genes, and Evolution 214: 324–338. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L., and Ober, K.A. 2004. Hypothesis testing in evolutionary developmental biology: a case study from insect wings. Journal of Heredity 95: 382–396. [pdf]

Galis, F., Wagner, G. P., and Jockusch, E. L. 2003. Why is limb regeneration possible in amphibians but not in reptiles, birds, and mammals? Evolution & Development 5: 208–220. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. 2003. Genome Size. Pp. 152–155 in B. K. Hall and W. Olson, eds. Keywords in Evolution and Development. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

Jockusch, E.L., K.P Yanev, and D.B. Wake. 2002. Molecular phylogenetics and speciation in a complex of cryptic salamander species (Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 76: 361–391. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. 2001. Batrachoseps campiCatalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. 722: 1–2.

Jockusch, E.L., K.P. Yanev, and D.B. Wake. 2001. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of slender salamanders, genusBatrachoseps (Amphibia: Plethodontidae), from central coastal California with descriptions of four new species. Herpetological Monographs 15: 54–99. [pdf]

Wake, D.B. and E.L. Jockusch. 2000. Detecting species borders using diverse data sets: plethodontid salamanders in California. Pp. 95–119 in R.C. Bruce, R.G. Jaeger, and L.D. Houck, eds. The Biology of the Plethodontidae. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Jockusch, E.L. and K.A. Ober. 2000. Phylogenetic analysis of the Wnt gene family and discovery of an arthropod Wnt-10orthologue. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 288: 105–119. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L., C. Nulsen, S. Newfeld, and L. Nagy. 2000. Leg development in flies vs. grasshoppers: differences in dppexpression do not lead to differences in the expression of its downstream targets Distal-less and extradenticleDevelopment 127: 1617–1626. [pdf]

García-París, M. and E.L. Jockusch. 1999. A mitochondrial DNA perspective on the evolution of Iberian Discoglossus(Amphibia: Anura). Journal of Zoology, London 248: 209–218. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. and M. García-París. 1998. Nototriton abscondens. Reproduction. Herpetological Review 29: 38.

Wake, D.B., E.L. Jockusch, and T. Pappenfuss. 1998. Does Batrachoseps occur in Alaska? Herpetological Review 29: 12–14.

Jockusch, E.L., D.B. Wake, and K.P. Yanev. 1998. New species of Batrachoseps (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Sierra Nevada, California. Los Angeles County Museum Contributions in Science 472: 1–17. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. 1997. An evolutionary correlate of genome size change in plethodontid salamanders. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 264: 597–604. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. 1997. Geographic variation and phenotypic plasticity of number of trunk vertebrae in slender salamanders, Batrachoseps (Caudata: Plethodontidae). Evolution 51: 1964–1980. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. and M.J. Mahoney. 1997. Communal oviposition and lack of parental care in Batrachoseps nigriventriswith a discussion of the evolution of breeding behavior in plethodontid salamanders. Copeia 1997: 697–705. [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. and L.M. Nagy. 1997. Insect evolution: How did wings originate? Current Biology 7: R358–R361 (Review). [pdf]

Jockusch, E.L. 1996. Evolutionary Studies in Batrachoseps and other Plethodontid Salamanders: Correlated Character Evolution, Molecular Phylogenetics, and Evolution of Reaction Norms. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California Berkeley.

Jockusch, E.L. 1996. Techniques for obtaining and raising plethodontid salamander eggs. International Journal of Developmental Biology 40: 911–912. [pdf]

Cruz, Y.P., R.C. Oelhaf, and E.L. Jockusch. 1990. Polymorphic precocious larvae in the polyembryonic parasitoid Copidosomopsis tanytmema (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83: 549–554. [pdf]