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Parent, C.E., Agashe, D.I., Bolnick, D.I. 2014. Intraspecific competition reduces niche width in experimental populations. Ecology & Evolution 4(20):3978-3990.

Rosenblum, E.B., Parent, C.E., Brandt, E.E. 2014. The molecular basis of phenotypic convergence. Annual Reviews of Ecology Evolution and Systematics 45:203-226.

Gillespie, R.G. and C.E. Parent. 2014 Adaptive Radiation. In: Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. JB Losos. New York: Oxford University Press. Added online on 2014-01-13.

Cameron, R.A.D., Triantis, K.A., Parent, C.E., Alonso, M.R., Ibanez, M., AMF Martins, A.M.F., Ladle, R.L., Whittaker, R.J. (2013) Snails on oceanic islands: testing the general dynamic model of oceanic island biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 40:117–130. [Cameron_etal_2012.pdf]

Falk, J.J., Parent, C.E., Agashe, D., Bolnick, D.I. (2012) Drift and selection entwined: Asymmetric reproductive isolation in an experimental niche shift. Evolutionary Ecology Research 14: 403–423. [Falk_etal_2012.pdf]

Parent, C.E. (2012) Ecological and evolutionary determinants of land snail species richness on islands. American Malacological Bulletin 30(1):207-215. Invited submission. [Parent_2012.pdf]

Parent, C.E. (2012) The (often ignored) role of vicariance in evolutionary diversification on oceanic islands. Frontiers of Biogeography 3(4):130-132. Invited submission. [Parent_2012b.pdf]

Mathers, A., Smith, R.P., Cahill, B., Lubelczyk, C., Lacombe, E., Morris, S.R., Vary, C.P., Parent, C.E., Rand, P.W. (2011) Strain diversity of Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks dispersed in North America by migratory birds. Journal of Vector Ecology 36: 24-29. [Mathers_etal_2011.pdf]

Parent, C.E., and Crespi, B.J. (2009) Ecological opportunity in adaptive radiation of Galápagos endemic snails. The American Naturalist 174(6):898-905. [Parent&Crespi2009.pdf]

*Featured in Current Biology (Richards PM & Davison A. (2010) 20(1):R28-R30), and recommended by Faculty of 1000.

Losos, J.B. and Parent, C.E. (2009) The speciation-area relationship. In: Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited. Losos, J.B. and Ricklefs, R.E. (eds). [Losos&Parent2009.pdf]

Parent, C.E., Caccone, A., and Petren, K. (2008) Colonization and diversification of Galápagos terrestrial fauna: a phylogenetic and biogeographical synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 363: 3347-3361. [Parent et al. 2008.pdf]

Parent, C.E., Keays, C.A., Wu, S.S.T., and Crespi, B.J. (2008) Characterization of eight microsatellite loci in the Galápagos endemic land snail Bulimulus reibischi, and their cross-species amplification. Molecular Ecology Resources 8:1091-1094. [Parent et al. 2008b.pdf]

Parent C.E. (2008) Global decline in mollusk populations. ActionBioscience.org, resource website of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. [link]

Parent, C.E. and Crespi, B.J. (2006) Sequential colonization and rapid diversification of Galápagos’ endemic land snail genus Bulimulus (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora). Evolution 60(11): 2311-2328. [Parent&Crespi2006.pdf]

Landry, B., Adamski, D., Schmitz, P., Parent, C.E., and Roque-Albedo, L. (2006) Taygete sphecophila (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera; Autostichidae): redescription of the adult, description of the larva and pupa, and impact on Polistes wasps (Hymenoptera; Vespidae) nests in the Galapagos islands. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 113(2): 307-323. [Landry et al. 2006.pdf]

Green, D.M., and Parent, C. (2003) Variable introgression in a hybrid zone in the toads, Bufo americanus and B. fowleri. Copeia vol. 2003(1): 34-43. [Green&Parent2003.pdf]

Submitted or in preparation

Parent, C.E., Keays, C.A., Crespi. B.J. Intraspecific diversification in B. reibischi mirrors the adaptive radiation of Galápagos bulimulid land snails. In preparation.

Other publications

Parent, C.E., P. Fisher and K. Campbell. (2012) Assessing the potential effects of brodifacoum baits used in rodent eradications on the land snails of Floreana Island, Galapagos. University of California Berkeley and Island Conservation for the Galapagos National Park Service.

Parent, C.E., and Campbell, K. (2012) Land snail mitigation plan for Pinzón Island during the application of brodifacoum bait for rodent eradication. University of California Berkeley and Island Conservation for the Galapagos National Park Service.

Parent, C.E., and Coppois, G. (2009) On the snails' trail: evolution and speciation among a vanishing tribe. In: Galápagos: Preserving Darwin's Legacy. De Roy T (ed). Bateman Ltd. [Parent&Coppois2009.pdf]

Parent, C.E. (2006) Speciation on islands: the bulimulid land snails of Galápagos. Unitas Malacologica Newsletter, No. 23, Winter 2006.

Parent, C.E., and Smith, R.P. (2006) Galápagos bulimulids: status report on a devastated fauna. Tentacle, The Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Mollusc Specialist Group. No. 14: 25-27.

Parent, C. (2003) Bulimulus – various species - In: IUCN 2003. 2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. (Assessment of 57 Bulimulus land snail species of Galápagos).

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