Taxonomic Research

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Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.


Recent Publications

Bacterial taxonomic composition of the postpartum bovine uterus and vagina prior to artificial insemination Ault, T. B., B. A. Clemmons, S. T. Reese, F. G. Dantas, G. A. Franco, T. P. L. Smith, J. L. Edwards, P. Myer, and K. G. Pohler.  2019.  Journal of Animal Science, 97(10):4305-4313.

Molecular phylogeny and evolution of world Tachinidae (Diptera) Stireman, J. O., P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, J. D. Blaschke, and J. K. Moulton.  2019.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139: 119. [Abstract]

Molecular Phylogenetics and Piercer Evolution in the Bug-Killing Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae) Blaschke, J. D., J. O. Stireman, P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43, 218238. [Abstract]

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43: 109-122. [Abstract]

Next Generation Sequencing, Assembly, and Analysis of Bovine and Feline Tritrichomonas foetus Genomes Toward Taxonomic Clarification And Improved Therapeutic and Preventive Targets.  Fleetwood, E.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Molecular systematics of Thaumaleidae (Insecta: Diptera): The first phylogeny depicting intergeneric relationships and other taxonomic discoveries.  Pivar, R. J.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

A key for the determination of European species of Eosentomon Berlese, 1909 (Protura, Eosentomata, Eosentomidae) Shrubovych, J., and E. C. Bernard.  2018.  ZooKeys, 742:1-12. [Abstract]

Soil Organic Carbon Changes for Switchgrass Farms in East Tennessee, USA Toliver, D.K., B. C. English, D. D. Tyler, J. Lee, R. J. Menard, and J. C. Walton.  2018.  Soil Systems, 2018, 2(2), 25; [Abstract]

Taxonomic revision of Paraustrosimulium Wygodzinsly & Coscaron: reassignment of Austrosimulium colboi and description of P. obcidens from Western Australia.  Craig, D. A., J. K. Moulton, and D. C. Currie.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4337(4): 451492. [Abstract]

Microbial attenuation of atrazine in agricultural soils: Biometer assays, bacterial taxonomic diversity, and catabolic genes Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2017.  Chemosphere, 176:352-360.

Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic and Salmonella Gorman, S., V. Nettles, D. Paulsen, R. T. Trout Fryxell, A. L. Wszelaki, J. R. Buchanan, and F. Critzer.  2017.  Internation Assocation for Food Protection Annual Conference, Flies as Possible Vectors for Transfer of Shiga-toxigenic. P1-42. International Association for Food Protection, 2017 Annual Conference, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL, July 9-12, 2017. [Abstract]

The true identity of Dixa modesta Johannsen (Diptera: Dixidae) resolved: synonymy of Dixa similis Johannsen, designation of the Dixa ubiquita species group, and description of three new eastern Nearctic species.  Moulton, J. K.  2017.  Zootaxa, 4216(3): 247260. [Abstract]