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2015

Leavitt DH, Starrett J, Westphal M & Hedin M. 2015. Multilocus sequence data reveal dozens of putative cryptic species in a radiation of endemic Californian mygalomorph spiders (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Nemesiidae). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 91, 56-67.

Hedin M, D Carlson & F Coyle. 2015. Sky island diversification meets the multispecies coalescent – divergence in the spruce-fir moss spider (Microhexura montivaga, Araneae, Mygalomorphae) on the highest peaks of southern Appalachia. Molecular Ecology 24, 3467–3484.

Hedin M. 2015. High stakes species delimitation in eyeless cave spiders (Cicurina, Dictynidae, Araneae) from central Texas. Molecular Ecology 24, 346-361.

Schönhofer AL, C Vernesi, J Martens & M Hedin. 2015. Molecular phylogeny, biogeographic history, and evolution of cave-dwelling taxa in the European harvestmen genus Ischyropsalis (Opiliones: Dyspnoi). Journal of Arachnology 43:40-53.

2014

Derkarabetian S & M Hedin. 2014. Integrative taxonomy and species delimitation in harvestmen: A revision of the western North American genus Sclerobunus (Opiliones: Laniatores: Travunioidea). PLoS ONE 9(8): e104982.

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 & 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 & 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.

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