Publications (last 5 years)

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2014

Bond JE, NL Garrison, CA Hamilton, RL Godwin, M Hedin & I Agnarsson. 2014. Phylogenomics resolves a spider backbone phylogeny and rejects a prevailing paradigm for orb web evolution. Current Biology 24, 1765-1771.

2013

Satler JD, BC Carstens, M Hedin. 2013. Multilocus species delimitation in a complex of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). Systematic Biology, 62, 805–823.

Richart CH and M Hedin. 2013. Three new species in the harvestmen genus Acuclavella (Opiliones, Dyspnoi, Ischyropsalidoidea), including description of male Acuclavella quattuor (Shear 1986). Zookeys 311, 19-68.

Starrett J, M Hedin, N Ayoub and CY Hayashi. 2013. Hemocyanin gene family evolution in spiders (Araneae), with implications for phylogenetic relationships and divergence times in the infraorder Mygalomorphae. Gene 524 (2), 175-186.

Burns M, M Hedin & JW Shultz. 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.

Král J, nine others, M Hedin.. 2013. Evolution of the karyotype, sex chromosomes, and meiosis in mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109, 377-408.

Hedin M, J Starrett & C Hayashi. 2013. Crossing the uncrossable: Novel trans-valley biogeographic patterns revealed in the genetic history of low dispersal mygalomorph spiders (Antrodiaetidae, Antrodiaetus) from California. Molecular Ecology 22, 508-526.

Schönhofer AL, M McCormack, N Tsurusaki, J Martens & M Hedin. 2013. Molecular phylogeny of the harvestmen genus Sabacon (Arachnida: Opiliones: Dyspnoi) reveals multiple Eocene-Oligocene intercontinental dispersal events in the Holarctic. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66, 303-315.

2012

Hedin M, J Starrett, S Akhter, AL Schönhofer & JW Shultz. 2012. Phylogenomic resolution of Paleozoic divergences in harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) via analysis of next-generation transcriptome data. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42888. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042888

Keith RM & M Hedin. 2012. Extreme mitochondrial population subdivision in southern Appalachian paleoendemic spiders (Araneae, Hypochilidae, Hypochilus), with implications for species delimitation. Journal of Arachnology 40, 167-181.

Bond JE, BE Hendrixson, CA Hamilton & M Hedin. 2012. A reconsideration of the classification of the spider infraorder Mygalomorphae based on three nuclear genes and morphology (Arachnida: Araneae).PLoS ONE 7(6): e38753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038753.

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

Hedin M, N Tsurusaki, R Macías-Ordóñez &  JW Shultz.. 2012. Molecular systematics of sclerosomatid harvestmen (Opiliones, Phalangioidea, Sclerosomatidae): geography is better than taxonomy in predicting phylogeny. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62, 224-236.

2011

Derkarabetian S, J Ledford & M Hedin. 2011. Genetic diversification without obvious genitalic morphological divergence in harvestmen (Opiliones, Laniatores, Sclerobunus robustus) from montane sky islands of western North America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61, 844-853.

Satler J, J Starrett, C Hayashi & M Hedin. 2011. Inferring species trees from gene trees in a radiation of California trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). PLoS ONE 6(9): e25355. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025355.

Hedin M & D Carlson. 2011. A new trapdoor spider species from the southern Coast Ranges of California (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus coylei, nov sp), including consideration of mitochondrial phylogeographic structuring. Zootaxa 2963, 55-68.

Baldo L, A de Queiroz, M Hedin, C Hayashi & J Gatesy. 2011. Nuclear-mitochondrial sequences as witnesses of past interbreeding and population diversity in the jumping bristletail Mesomachilis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28, 195-210.

2010

Derkarabetian S, DB Steinmann & M Hedin. 2010. Repeated and time-correlated morphological convergence in cave-dwelling harvestmen (Opiliones, Laniatores) from montane western North America. PLoS ONE 5(5): e10388. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0010388.

Hedin M, S Derkarabetian, M McCormack, C Richart & JW Shultz. 2010. The phylogenetic utility of the nuclear protein-coding gene EF-1α for resolving recent divergences in Opiliones, emphasizing intron evolution. Journal of Arachnology 38, 9-20.

Snowman CV, KS Zigler & M Hedin. 2010. Caves as Islands: Mitochondrial phylogeography of the cave-obligate spider species Nesticus barri (Araneae: Nesticidae). Journal of Arachnology 38, 49-57.

Hedin M & SM Thomas. 2010. Molecular systematics of eastern North American Phalangodidae (Arachnida: Opiliones: Laniatores), demonstrating convergent morphological evolution in caves. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54, 107-121.

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