Selected Publications

Gonzalez, SC, JA Soto-Centeno, and DL Reed. 2011. Population distribution models: species distribution models are better modeled using biologically relevant data partitions. BMC Ecology 11:20.

Reed DL, Currier RW, Walton SF, Conrad M, Sullivan SA, Carlton JM, Read TD, Severini A, Tyler S, Eberle R, Johnson WE, Silvestri G, Clarke IN, Lagergård T, Lukehart SA, Unemo M, Shafer WM, Beasley RP, Bergström T, Norberg P, Davison AJ, Sharp PM, Hahn BH, and Blomberg J. 2011. The evolution of infectious agents in relation to sex in animals and humans: brief discussions of some individual organisms. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1230(1):74-107.

Rivadeneira, C., J. M. Allen, and D. L. Reed. 2011. Microsatellite loci for testing temporal changes in the population genetics of the Florida Mouse (Podomys floridanus). Conservation Genetics Resources 3:135-139.

Toups, M. A., A. Kitchen, J. E. Light, and D. L. Reed. 2011. Origin of clothing lice indicates early clothing use by anatomically modern humans in Africa. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(1):29-32.

Light, J. E., V. S. Smith, J. M. Allen, L. A. Durden, and D. L. Reed. 2010. Evolutionary history of mammalian sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:292.

Kirkness, E. F. (with 50+ coauthors including D. L. Reed). 2010. Genome Sequences of the Human Body Louse and its Primary Endosymbiont: Insights into the Permanent Parasitic Lifestyle. PNAS (available online). See Nature News, Discover Magazine.

Wenjun, Li, G. Ortiz, G. Gimenez, D. L. Reed, B. Pittendrigh and D. Raoult. 2010. Genotyping of human lice suggests multiple emergences of body lice from local head louse populations. PLoS: Neglected Tropical Diseases 4(3):e641.

Reed, D. L., M. A. Toups, J. E. Light, J. M. Allen, and S. Flanagin. 2009. Lice and other parasites as markers of primate evolutionary history. In Primate Parasite Ecology: The Dynamics and Study of Host-Parasite Relationships (Colin Chapman and Mike Huffman, eds). Cambridge University Press.

Allen, J. M., J. E. Light, M. A. Perotti, H. R. Braig, and D. L. Reed. 2009. Mutational Meltdown in Primary Endosymbionts: Selection Limits Müller’s Ratchet. PLoS One 4(3): e4969

Light, J.E., and D. L. Reed. 2009. Multigene analysis of phylogenetic relationships and divergence times of primate sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 50:376-390.

Light, J. E., J. M. Allen, L. M. Long, T. Carter, L. Barrow, G. Suren, D. Raoult, and D. L. Reed. 2008. Geographic distributions and origins of human head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) based on mitochondrial data. Journal of Parasitology 94(6):1275-1281.

Light, J. E., M. A. Toups, and D. L. Reed. 2008. What’s in a name: the taxonomic status of human head and body lice. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 47(3):1203-1216.

Raoult, D.*, D. L. Reed*, K. Dittmar, J. J. Kirchman, Jean-Marc Rolain, Sonia Guillen, and Jessica E. Light. 2008. Molecular identification of pre-Columbian mummy lice. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 197(4):535-543. *Authors contributed equally to the work.

Allen, J. M., J. Coltrain, L. Wilkins, S. Flanagin, and D. L. Reed. 2007. Stable isotope geochemistry as a means of assessing Florida Panther diet. Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin. 47(3):73-108

Wilkins, L., J. M. Allen, S. Flanagin, J. Coltrain, D. L. Reed. 2007. Osteology as a means of assessing Florida Panther Health, Part I in Museum specimens as a resource to assess health and diet of Florida Panthers, Florida Museum of Natural History Bulletin. 47(3):1-72.

Reed, D. L., J. E. Light, J. M. Allen, and J. J. Kirchman. 2007. Pair of lice lost or parasites regained: The evolutionary history of Anthropoid primate lice. BMC Biology 5(7).

Allen, J. M., D. L. Reed, M. A. Perotti, and H. R. Braig. 2007. Evolutionary relationships of Candidatus Riesia endosymbiotic Enterobacteriaceae living within hematophagous primate lice. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(5):1659-1664.

Reed, D. L., V. S. Smith, A. R. Rogers, S. Hammond, and D. H. Clayton. 2004. Molecular genetic analysis of human lice supports direct contact between modern and archaic humans. Public Library of Science, Biology. 2(11):e304.

Cummings, M. P., and S. A. Handley, D. S. Myers, D. L. Reed, A. Rokas,and K. Winka. 2003. Comparing bootstrap and posterior probability values in the four taxon case. Systematic Biology 53(4):477-487.

Hafner, M. S., J.W. Demastes, T. A. Spradling, and D. L. Reed. 2003. Cophylogeny between pocket gophers and chewing lice. In Tangled trees: phylogenies, cospeciation and coevolution, (R. D. M. Page, ed.). University of Chicago Press, pp195-220

Reed, D. L. and M. S. Hafner. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis of bacterial communities associated with ectoparasitic chewing lice of pocket gophers: A culture-independent approach. Microbial Ecology. 44(1):78-93.

Demastes, J. W., T. A. Spradling, M. S. Hafner, and D. L. Reed. 2002. Systematics and phylogeography of pocket gophers in the genera Cratogeomys and Pappogeomys. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22(1):144-154.