Christopher L Parkinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Central Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bayesian mixed models and the phylogeny of pitvipers (Viperidae: Serpentes)
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:91-110. 2006
  2. pmc Multiple major increases and decreases in mitochondrial substitution rates in the plant family Geraniaceae
    Christopher L Parkinson
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 3700, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:73. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Complex evolution in the Neotropics: the origin and diversification of the widespread genus Leptodeira (Serpentes: Colubridae)
    Juan M Daza
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:653-67. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Uncovering cryptic diversity in Aspidomorphus (Serpentes: Elapidae): evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear markers
    Genevieve A Metzger
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:405-16. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling nucleotide evolution at the mesoscale: the phylogeny of the neotropical pitvipers of the Porthidium group (viperidae: crotalinae)
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:881-98. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Syst Biol 53:448-69. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic structure and historical demography of the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox): A perspective on North American desert biogeography
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:193-212. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sciurid phylogeny and the paraphyly of Holarctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus)
    Matthew D Herron
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1015-30. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Hylid frog phylogeny and sampling strategies for speciose clades
    John J Wiens
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Syst Biol 54:778-807. 2005
  10. pmc Comparative mitochondrial genomics of snakes: extraordinary substitution rate dynamics and functionality of the duplicate control region
    Zhi J Jiang
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:123. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Bayesian mixed models and the phylogeny of pitvipers (Viperidae: Serpentes)
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:91-110. 2006
    ..While a majority of nodes were resolved, we could not confidently estimate the basal relationships among New World genera and which lineage of Old World species is most closely related to this New World group...
  2. pmc Multiple major increases and decreases in mitochondrial substitution rates in the plant family Geraniaceae
    Christopher L Parkinson
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 3700, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 5:73. 2005
    ..Only a single case of extensive, mitochondrial-specific rate changes has been described, in the angiosperm genus Plantago...
  3. doi request reprint Complex evolution in the Neotropics: the origin and diversification of the widespread genus Leptodeira (Serpentes: Colubridae)
    Juan M Daza
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:653-67. 2009
    ..Cumulatively, our inferences of lineage diversification within Leptodeira suggest a complex evolutionary scenario in the Mexican transition zone and a north to south expansion with a final colonization of the tropics in South America...
  4. doi request reprint Uncovering cryptic diversity in Aspidomorphus (Serpentes: Elapidae): evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear markers
    Genevieve A Metzger
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:405-16. 2010
    ..Lastly, we find high levels of concordance between the mtDNA and nuDNA markers used for inter-species phylogenetic reconstruction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modeling nucleotide evolution at the mesoscale: the phylogeny of the neotropical pitvipers of the Porthidium group (viperidae: crotalinae)
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:881-98. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Syst Biol 53:448-69. 2004
    ..Based on our findings, we discuss the utility of nontraditional parameters for modeling among-site rate variation and the implications and future directions for complex model building and testing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic structure and historical demography of the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox): A perspective on North American desert biogeography
    Todd A Castoe
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:193-212. 2007
    ..atrox. Accordingly, we suggest C. tortugensis and 'C. atrox' from Santa Cruz Island be placed in the synonymy of C. atrox...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sciurid phylogeny and the paraphyly of Holarctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus)
    Matthew D Herron
    Department of Biology, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816 2368, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 31:1015-30. 2004
    ..Finally, several species of chipmunks and Holarctic ground squirrels do not appear monophyletic, indicating a need for reevaluation of alpha taxonomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hylid frog phylogeny and sampling strategies for speciose clades
    John J Wiens
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 5245, USA
    Syst Biol 54:778-807. 2005
    ..A new classification of hylid frogs is proposed. Several potentially misleading signals in the morphological data are discussed...
  10. pmc Comparative mitochondrial genomics of snakes: extraordinary substitution rate dynamics and functionality of the duplicate control region
    Zhi J Jiang
    Department of Biological Sciences, Biological Computation and Visualization Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 7:123. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Jumping genes and containment
    Henry Daniell
    Nat Biotechnol 21:374-5. 2003