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Kevin J. Roe 

email: kjroe@iastate.edu
office phone: (515) 294-8332

Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50010-322


Roe, K. J. and K. S. Cummings. Molecular phylogenetics and zoogeography of the freshwater mussel genus Ptychobranchus (Bivalvia: Unionidae). – In Prep.

Roe, K. J., R. L. Mayden, and P. M. Harris. (2008) Systematics and zoogeography of the Rockbasses (Centrarchidae: Ambloplites). Copeia 2008: 4 858- 867.

Bogan, A. E. and K. J. Roe. (2008). Freshwater bivalve (Unioniformes) diversity, systematics, and evolution: status and future directions. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27:349-369.

Harris, P. M., K. J. Roe, and R. L. Mayden.  (2005)  Phylogenetic relationships of the sunfish genus Lepomis (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae): alternative hypotheses derived from complete mitochondrial Cytochrome b gene sequences.  Copeia 2005(2):340-346.  PDF

Campbell, D. C., J. M. Serb, J. E. Buhay, K. J. Roe, R. L. Minton, and C. Lydeard.  (2005) Phylogeny of North American amblemines: prodigious polyphyly proves pervasive.  Invertebrate Zoology 124 (2):, 131-164.

Roe, K. J. and P. Hartfield.  (2005) Hamiota, a new genus of freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from the southeastern United States.  The Nautilus 119 (1): 1-10.  PDF

Roe, K. J. and W. R. Hoeh. (2003) Systematics of Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida). In: C. Lyderard and D. Lindberg (Eds.) Molecular Systematics and Phylogeography of Mollusks. p. 93-122. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Roe, K. J., P. M. Harris, and R. L. Mayden. (2002) Phylogenetic relationships of the genera of North American sunfishes and basses (Percoidei: Centrarchidae) as evidenced by the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene.   Copeia 2002(4): 897-905.

Roe, K. J., P. Hartfield and C. Lydeard. (2001) Molecular systematics of the threatened and endangered superconglutinate producing mussels of the genus Lampsilis (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Molecular Ecology, 10: 2225-2234.

Roe, K. J. (2000) The utility of DNA sequences to aid in the identification of rare or problematic species of freshwater mussels. In: Proceedings of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. R. A. Tankersley, D. I. Warmolts, G. T. Watters, B. J. Armitage, P. D. Johnson, and R. S. Butler (Eds.)  Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, Ohio.

Roe, K. J.  and C. Lydeard. (1999) Species delineation and the identification of evolutionary significant units: Lessons from the freshwater mussel genus Potamilus (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of Shellfish Research, 17: 1359-1363.

Lydeard, C. and K. J. Roe. (1998) Phylogenetic systematics: The missing ingredient in the conservation of freshwater unionid bivalves. Fisheries, 23: 16-17.

Roe, K. J. and C. Lydeard. (1998) Molecular systematics of the freshwater mussel genus Potamilus (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Malacologia, 39: 195-205.

Roe, K. J., D. Conkel, and C. Lydeard. (1997) Molecular systematics of Middle American cichlid fishes and the evolution of trophic types in ‘Cichlasoma (Amphilophus)’ and ‘C. (Thorichthys)’ Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 7: 366-376.

Roe, K. J., A. M. Simons, and P. Hartfield. (1997) Identification of a fish host of the inflated heelsplitter Potamilus inflatus (Bivalvia: Unionidae) with a description of its glochidium. American Midland Naturalist, 138: 48-54.

Lydeard, C. and K. J. Roe. (1997) The phylogenetic utility of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene for inferring relationships of actinopterygian fishes. In: Molecular Systematics of Fishes. C. Stepien and T. Kocher (Eds.) Academic Press, San Diego.

Laerm, J., E. J. Reitz, and K. J. Roe. (1993) Records of the Elk, Cervus elaphus Erxleben (Mammalia: Cervidae) in Georgia and adjacent regions of the southeastern United States.  Georgia Journal of Science, 51: 141-149.