Publications

Peer-reviewed (**- Undergraduate Author)

Shoemaker AK**, Burns M, Boyer S. 2017. New records of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) from Minnesota, USA. Zootaxa 4273(2): 279-286.

Burns M, Starrett J, Derkarabetian S, Richart CH, Cabrero A, Hedin MC. 2016. Comparative performance of double-digest RAD sequencing across divergent arachnid lineages. Molecular Ecology Resources. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12575.

Derkarabetian S, Burns M, Starrett J, Hedin M. 2016. Population genomic evidence for multiple refugia in a montane-restricted harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones, Sclerobunus robustus) from the southwestern United States. Molecular Ecology 25(18): 4611-4631. doi: 10.1111/mec.13789.

Burns M, Tsurusaki N. 2016. Male reproductive morphology across latitudinal clines and under long-term female sex ratio bias. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56(1). doi:10.1093/icb/icw017.

Burns M, Shultz JW. 2016. Mechanical properties of male genitalia in Leiobunum harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones, Sclerosomatidae). Journal of Arachnology 44: 199-209.

Burns M, Shultz JW. 2015. Biomechanical diversity of mating structures among harvestmen species is consistent with a spectrum of precopulatory strategies. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0137181. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137181.

Burns M, Hedin M, Shultz JW. 2013. Comparative analyses of reproductive structures in harvestmen (Opiliones) reveal multiple transitions from courtship to precopulatory antagonism. PLoS ONE 8(6): e66767. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066767.

Burns M, Hedin M, Shultz JW. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the leiobunine harvestmen of eastern North America (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae: Leiobuninae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63(2): 291-298.

Broad Audience

Burns M, Raupp M. 2010. Myths from the Undergrowth: Four urban legends about arthropods and the truths behind them! Groundwork. August 2010: 6-9.

 

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