Individuals indicated by asterisks are or were students, postdocs or other lab personnel.


  1. Soto-Rojas, O., J. Salgado-Ortiz, S. C. Lougheed, J.F. Villaseñor-Gómez and L. Chapa-Vargas. Breeding biology of the loggerhead shrike, Lanius ludovicianus in Central Mexico. Revision submitted to Neotropical Ornithology
  2. Tschritter*, Christina, Peter van Coeverden de Groot, Marsha Branigan, Markus Dyck*, Zhengxin Sun, and Stephen C Lougheed. 2023. A new multiplexed magnetic-capture – droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) tool for monitoring wildlife population health and pathogen surveillance. Submitted to Ecology and Evolution (available at bioRxiv 2023.09.22.558950)
  3. Boutet, V. M. Dominique, K.M. Eccles, M. Branigan, M. Dyck*§, P. van Coeverden de Groot, S.C. Lougheed, A. Rutter and V.S. Langlois. 2023. An exploratory spatial contaminant assessment for polar bear (Ursus maritimus) liver, fat, and muscle from northern Canada. Environmental Pollution. 316 (Part 2) 120663
  4. Chen* Y, O. Tournayre*, H. Tian* and S.C. Lougheed. 2023. Assessing the breeding phenology of a threatened frog species using eDNA and automatic acoustic monitoring. PeerJ 11:e14679
  5. Tournayre*, Orianne, Ryan Wolfe, Hannah McCurdy-Adams, Amy A. Chabot*, and Stephen C. Lougheed. 2023. A species-specific digital PCR assay for the endangered blue racer (Coluber constrictor foxii) in Canada. Genome 66: 251-260.
  6. Paulson, A.R. S.C. Lougheed, D. Huang and R.I. Colautti. 2023. Multiomics reveals symbionts, pathogens, and tissue-specific microbiome of blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) from a Lyme Disease hot spot in Southeastern Ontario, Canada. Microbiology Spectrum
  7. Duda M.P., C. Grooms, L. Sympson, J.M. Blais, D. Dagodzo, W. Feng*, K.M. Hayward*, M.L. Julius, L.E. Kimpe, S.A. Lambertucci, D. Layton-Matthews, S.C. Lougheed, J. Massaferro, N. Michelutti, P.K. Pufahl, A. Vuletich & J.P. Smol 2023. A 2200-year record of Andean Condor diet and nest site usage reflects natural and anthropogenic stressors. Proc. R. Soc. B. 290: 20230106
  8. Feng,* W & S.C. Lougheed. 2023. Integrating eDNA and citizen science observations to model distribution of a temperate freshwater turtle near its northern range limit. PeerJ 11:e15120.
  9. Dunn P.O., I. Ahmed, E. Armstrong, N. Barlow, M.A. Barnard, et al. 2023. Extensive regional variation in the phenology of insects and their response to temperature across North America. Ecology 104: e4036
  10. Holmes*, L.A., W.A. Nelson, and S.C. Lougheed. 2023. Strong effects of food quality on host life history do not scale to impact parasitoid efficacy or life history. Scientific Reports 13: 3528.
  11. Li*, P. Peter VC de Groot, Z. Sun & S.C. Lougheed. 2022. A new genomics tool for monitoring Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) populations in the Lower Northwest Passage, Nunavut. Fisheries Research. 258: 106523.
  12. You, J., S.C. Lougheed, Y. Zhao, G. Zhang, W. Liu, F. Lu, Y. Wang, W. Zhang, J. Yang, L. Qiong, and Z. Song. 2022. Comparative phylogeography study reveals introgression and incomplete lineage sorting during rapid diversification of Rhodiola. Annals of Botany. 129: 185-200.
  13. Snetsinger*, M, J.R. Row*, M.E. Hazell*, D. Plain, and S.C. Lougheed. 2022. Comparative population structure of the specialist Butler’s gartersnake (Thamnophis butleri) and the generalist eastern gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis) in Ontario and Michigan. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 100: 106-118.
  14. Hayward*, K., R. Clemente-Carvalho*, E. Jensen*, P.V.C. de Groot, M. Branigan, M. Dyck*, C. Tschritter*, Z. Sun & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Genotyping-in-thousands by sequencing (GT-seq) of non-invasive fecal and degraded samples: a new panel to enable ongoing monitoring of Canadian polar bear populations. Molecular Ecology Resources. 22: 1906-1918.
  15. Chen*, Y., R.B. Clemente-Carvalho* & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Seasonal shift in the age structure of calling males within a spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) chorus. Herpetological Review 52: 499–506.
  16. Michaux, J., M. Dyck*, P.T. Boag, S.C. Lougheed and P. VC de Groot. 2021. New insights on polar bear (Ursus maritimus) diet from faeces based on Next Generation Sequencing technologies. Arctic. 74(1)
  17. Tian*, H., J. Jin*, B. Chen*, D.D. Lefebvre, S.C. Lougheed, and Y. Wang.  2021. Depth-dependent spatiotemporal dynamics of overwintering pelagic Microcystis in a temperate water body. Microorganisms 9 (8), 1718
  18. Cairns*, N.A., A.S. Cicchino*, K.A. Stewart*, J.D. Austin*, and S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Cytonuclear discordance, reticulation and cryptic diversity in one of North America’s most common frogs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 156, 107042
  19. Beaulne*, D., G. Fotopoulos & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Impacts of LiDAR data organization and unit of analysis on land cover classification. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 42: 2532-2555.
  20. Macpherson, M.R., J.D. Litzgus, P.J. Weatherhead & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Barriers for big snakes: incorporating animal behaviour and morphology into road mortality mitigation design. Global Ecology and Conservation. 26, e01471
  21. Li*, P. P. VC de Groot, R. Clemente-Carvalho* & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. ddRAD genotyping reveals fine-scale genetic structure and a deeper genetic division in anadromous Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) in the Lower Northwest Passage, Nunavut. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.78: 457-471.
  22. Bramwell*, A.C., R.S. Taylor*, N.A. Cairns*, F. Bonier, K. Dares & S.C. Lougheed. 2021. Cytonuclear discordance in the crowned-sparrows, Zonotrichia atricapilla and Zonotrichia leucophrys: a case of rapid speciation? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 162, 107216.
  23. Qu*, C., K.A. Stewart*, R. Clemente-Carvalho*, J. Zheng*, Y. Wang, C. Gong, L. Ma, J. Zhao & S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Fish diversity and distribution using eDNA metabarcoding: comparing critically endangered aquatic mammal prey communities in a reserve and the wild. Scientific Reports. 10, 16715.
  24. Walker, V.K., P. Das, P. Li, S.C. Lougheed, K. Moniz, S. Schott , J. Qitsualik, and I. Koch. 2020. Identification of Arctic food fish species for anthropogenic contaminant testing using geography and genetics. Foods 8;9(12):1824. doi: 10.3390/foods9121824
  25. Chabot*, AA. and S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Integrative assessment of intraspecific diversification in Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) provides insight on the geographic pattern of phenotypic divergence and process of speciation. Canadian Journal of Zoology 99: 497-510.
  26. Holmes, L.A., W.A. Nelson & S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Enhancing the usefulness of artificial seeds in seed beetle model systems research. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 11: 1701-1706.
  27. Wu, Y., D.R. Lougheed, S.C. Lougheed, K. Moniz, V.K. Walker & R.I. Colautti. 2020. baRcodeR with PyTrackDat: Open-source labelling and tracking of biological samples for repeatable science. 2020. Methods in Ecology and Evolution doi:
  28. Jensen, E.L., C. Tschritter, P.V.C. de Groot, K.M. Hayward, M. Branigan, M. Dyck and S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Canadian polar bear population structure using genome-wide markers. Ecology and Evolution. Mar 24;10(8):3706-3714. doi: 10.1002/ece3.6159
  29. Hayward, H. M.P. Harwood, S.C. Lougheed, Z. Sun, P.V.C. de Groot, and E.L. Jensen. 2020. A qPCR assay to quantify the amount of polar bear DNA in fecal samples. PeerJ. 8:e8884
  30. Schott, S., J. Qitsualik, S. Okpakok, P.V.C. de Groot, J. Chapman, S.C. Lougheed, and Virginia Walker. 2020. Operationalizing knowledge coevolution: Towards a Sustainable Fishery for Nunavummiut. Polar Science.
  31. Holmes, L.A., W.A. Nelson and S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Food quality effects on instar-specific life histories of holometabolous insects. Ecology and Evolution.10: 626-637.
  32. Feng, W., G. Bulté and S.C. Lougheed. 2020. Environmental DNA surveys help to identify winter hibernacula of a temperate freshwater turtle. Environmental DNA. 2: 200–209.


  1. Taylor*, R.S., M. Bolton, A. Beard, T. Biot, P. Deane-Coe, A.F. Raine, J. González-Solís, S.C. Lougheed, and V.L. Friesen. 2019. Cryptic species and independent origins of allochronic populations within a seabird species complex (Hydrobates spp.). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139: 106552
  2. Cicchino*, A.S., N.A. Cairns*, G. Bulté & S.C. Lougheed. 2019. High and dry: Arboreal calling in a “terrestrial” frog potentially driven by desiccation risk and sound transmission benefit. Behavioral Ecology. arz169,
  3. Doussang D, D. González-Acuña, L.G. Torres-Fuentes, S.C. Lougheed, R. Clemente-Carvalho*, K. Greene & J.A. Vianna. 2019. Comparative spatial distribution of prevalence and diversity of hemoparasites in Rufous-collared Sparrows (Zonotrichia capensis). Parasites & Vectors. 12:2
  4. Chabot*, AA. K.A. Hobson, S.L. Van Wilgenburg, G.E. Pérez & S.C. Lougheed. 2018. Migratory connectivity in the Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus). Ecology and Evolution 8:10662-10672.
  5. Waddell, E.H., M. Crotti, S.C. Lougheed, D.C. Cannatella & K.R. Elmer*. 2018. Hierarchies of evolutionary radiation in the world’s most species rich vertebrate group, the Neotropical Pristimantis leaf litter frogs. Systematics and Biodiversity. 16:8, 807-819. DOI: 10.1080/14772000.2018.1503202
  6. You, J., X. Qin, S. Ranjitkar, S.C. Lougheed, M. Wang, W. Zhou, D. Ouyang, Y. Zhou1, J. Xu, W. Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Yang and Z. Song. 2018. Response to climate change of montane herbaceous plants in the genus Rhodiola predicted by ecological niche modeling. Scientific Reports. 8 (1), 5879.
  7. Chabot*, A.A., K.A. Hobson, S. Craig & S.C. Lougheed. 2018. Moult in Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) is influenced by sex, latitude and migration. Ibis. 160: 301-312.
  8. Sánchez*, R., P.G. Blending, A. Xuereb* & S.C. Lougheed. 2017. Extra-pair paternity in a socially monogamous Neotropical tanager, the Ringed Warbling-finch Poospiza torquata. Acta Ornithologica 52: 197-208.
  9. Clemente-Carvalho*, R.B., Marcos Vaira, L.E. King*, D. Koscinski*, M.I. Bonansea & S.C. Lougheed. 2017. Phylogeographic patterns and cryptic diversity in an aposematic toad from NW Argentina. Molecular Phylogenetocs and Evolution. 116: 248-256.
  10. Caminer, M.A. B. Milá, M. Jansen, A. Fouquet, P.J. Venegas, G. Chávez, S.C. Lougheed & S.R. Ron. 2017. Systematics of the Dendropsophus leucophyllatus species complex (Anura: Hylidae): Cryptic diversity and the description of two new species. PLoSOne. 12(3): e0171785.
  11. Row*, J.R., S.T. Knick, S.J. Oyler-McCance, S.C. Lougheed & B.C. Fedy. 2017. Developing modelling approaches for linear mixed modelling in landscape genetics through landscape-directed dispersal simulations.  Ecology & Evolution. 7: 3751–3761
  12. Colley*, M., S.C. Lougheed, K. Otterbein, Kenton & J. Litzgus. 2017. Mitigation reduces road mortality of a threatened rattlesnake. Wildlife Research. 44:48-59. DOI 10.1071/WR16130
  13. Cicchino*, A., N.A. Cairns* & S.C. Lougheed. 2017. Reproductive phenology of temperate, female frogs: Missing data in a changing world. Herpetological Review. 48: 10-15.
  14. Twardek*, W.M., C.K. Elvidge, A.D.M. Wilson, D.A. Algera, A. Zolderdo, S.C. Lougheed & S.J. Cooke. 2017. Do protected areas mitigate the effects of fisheries-induced evolution on parental care behaviour of a teleost fish?  Aquatic Conservation. 27: 789-796.
  15. Stewart*, K.A., C.M. Hudson* & S.C. Lougheed. 2016. Can alternative mating tactics facilitate introgression across a hybrid zone by circumventing female choice? Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30: 412–421.
  16. Ma, H., K. Stewart*, S.C. Lougheed, J. Zheng, Y. Wang & J. Zhao. 2016. Characterization, optimization, and validation of environmental DNA (eDNA) markers to detect an endangered aquatic mammal. Conservation Genetic Resources. 8:561-569. DOI 10.1007/s12686-016-0597-9
  17. Colley*, M., S.C. Lougheed, K. Otterbein & J.D. Litzgus. 2016. Nerodia sipedon sipedon (Northern Watersnake) Reproduction / Arboreal mating. Herpetological Review. 47: 149-150.
  18. Barreira, A.S., N.C. García, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2016. Viewing geometry affects sexual dichromatism and conspicuousness of non-iridescent plumage of Swallow Tanagers (Tersina viridis). Auk. Ornithological Advances. 133: 530-543.
  19. Stewart*, K.A., J.D. Austin*, K.R. Zamudio and S.C. Lougheed. 2016. Contact zone dynamics during early stages of speciation in a chorus frog (Pseudacris crucifer). Heredity. 116: 239-247.
  20. Xuereb*, A.T.J., J.D. Rouse, G. Cunnington and S.C. Lougheed. 2015. Population genetic structure at the northern range limit of the threatened eastern hog-nosed snake (Heterodon platirhinos). Conservation Genetics. 16: 1265-1276.
  21. E. Bothwell*, R. Montgomerie, S.C. Lougheed, and P.R. Martin*. 2015. Closely related species of birds differ more in body size when their ranges overlap—in warm, but not cool, climates. Evolution. 69: 1701-1712.
  22. Martin*, P.R., R.D. Montgomerie & S.C. Lougheed. 2015. Color patterns of closely-related bird species are more divergent at intermediate levels of breeding range sympatry. American Naturalist 185: 443–451.
  23. Campagna*, L., C. Kopuchian, P.L. Tubaro & S.C. Lougheed. 2014. Secondary contact followed by gene flow between divergent mitochondrial lineages of a widespread Neotropical songbird (Zonotrichia capensis). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 111: 863–868.
  24. Calderón*, L., F. Quintana, G.S. Cabanne, S.C. Lougheed, and P.L. Tubaro. 2014. Phylogeography and genetic structure of two Patagonian shag species (Aves: Phalacrocoracidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 72: 42-53.
  25. Lesbarrères, D., S.L. Ashpole, C.A. Bishop, G. Blouin-Demers, R.J. Brooks, P. Echaubard, P. Govindarajulu, D.M. Green, S.J. Hecnar, T. Herman, J. Houlahan, J.D. Litzgus, M.J. Mazerolle, C.A. Paszkowski, P. Rutherford, D.M. Schock, K.B. Storey & S.C. Lougheed. 2014. Conservation of herpetofauna in northern landscapes: Threats and challenges from a Canadian perspective. Biological Conservation 170: 48-55.
  26. Stewart*, K.A. & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Testing for intraspecific postzygotic isolation between cryptic lineages of Pseudacris crucifer. Ecology & Evolution 3: 4621-4630.
  27. Xuereb*, A., J.D. Austin* & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. New microsatellite loci for the threatened eastern hognosed snake (Heterodon platirhinos). Conservation Genetics Resources. 6: 69-71.
  28. Campagna*, L., L. Silveira, P.L. Tubaro & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Identifying the sister species to the rapid capuchino seedeater radiation (Sporophila, Passeriformes). Auk 130: 645-655.
  29. Campagna*, L., P.J. Van Coeverden de Groot, B. Saunders, S. Atkinson, D. Weber, M.G. Dyck*, P.T. Boag & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Extensive sampling of Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) in the Northwest Passage (Canadian Arctic Archipelago) reveals population differentiation across multiple spatial and temporal scales. Ecology & Evolution 3: 3152-3165.
  30. Banger*, N., G. Blouin-Demers, G. Bulte & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Consequences of multiple paternity for offspring fitness in northern map turtles, Graptemys geographica. Canadian Journal of Zoology 91: 581-588.
  31. DiLeo*, M.F., J.D. Rouse, J.A. Davila* & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. The influence of landscape on gene flow in the eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus c. catenatus): insight from computer simulations. Molecular Ecology 22: 4483-4498.
  32. Lougheed, S.C., L. Campagna*, P.T. Tubaro, J.A. Davila*, L. Campagna*, D.A. Lijtmaer* & P. Handford. 2013. Continental phylogeography of a neotropical songbird, Zonotrichia capensis. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:58 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-58.
  33. Elmer*, K.R., R.M. Bonett, D.B. Wake & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Early Miocene origin and cryptic diversification of South American salamanders. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:59 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-59.
  34. Klaus*, S.P. & S.C. Lougheed. 2013. Changes in breeding phenology of Eastern Ontario frogs over four decades. Ecology & Evolution 3: 835-845.
  35. Chabot*, A.A., K.A. Hobson, S.L. Van Wilgenburg, G.J. McQuat & S.C. Lougheed. 2012. Advances in linking wintering migrant birds to their breeding-ground origins using combined analyses of genetic and stable isotope markers. PLoSONE. 7(8): e43627. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043627
  36. Barreira*, A.S., M. Lagorio, D.A. Lijtmaer, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2012. Fluorescent and ultraviolet sexual dichromatism in the bluewinged parrotlet. Journal of Zoology 288: 135-142.
  37. Little*, A.G. Kocha. S.C. Lougheed & C.D. Moyes. 2012. Evolution of mitochondrial-encoded cytochrome oxidase subunits in endothermic fish: the importance of taxon-sampling in codon-based models. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 63: 679-684.
  38. Campagna*, L., J.J.H. Clair, S.C. Lougheed, R.W. Woods, S. Imberti & P.L. Tubaro. 2012. Divergence between passerine populations from the Malvinas – Falkland Islands and continental counterparts: a comparative phylogeographic study. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106: 865-879.
  39. Row*, J.R., G. Blouin-Demers & S.C. Lougheed. 2012. Movements and habitat use of Eastern Foxsnakes (Pantherophis gloydi) in two areas varying in size and fragmentation. Journal of Herpetology 46: 94-99.
  40. Coxon, A., A.A. Chabot*, S.C. Lougheed, J.A. Davila & B. White. 2012. Characterization of 17 microsatellite loci from the loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus). Conservation Genetics Resources 4: 503-506.
  41. Campagna*, L., P. Benites*, S.C. Lougheed, D.A. Lijtmaer*, A.S. DiGiacomo, M.D. Eaton and P.L. Tubaro. 2012. Rapid phenotypic evolution during incipient speciation in a continental avian radiation. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 279: 1847-1856.
  42. Xuereb*, A. J.R. Row*, R.J. Brooks, C. MacKinnon & S.C. Lougheed. 2012. Relation between parasitism, stress, and fitness correlates of the Eastern Foxsnake (Pantherophis gloydi) in Ontario. Journal of Herpetology. 40: 555-561.
  43. Calderón*, L., W.S. Svagelj, F. Quintana, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2011. No evidence of extra-pair paternity or intraspecific brood parasitism in the Imperial Shag (Phalacrocorax atriceps) Journal of Avian Biology 153: 139-147.
  44. Campagna*, L., K. Geale*, P. Handford, D.A. Lijtmaer*, P.L. Tubaro & S.C. Lougheed. 2011. A molecular phylogeny of the Sierra-Finches (Phrygilus, Passeriformes): extreme polyphyly in a group of Andean specialists. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 521-533.
  45. Row*, J.R., R.J. Brooks, C. MacKinnon, A. Lawson, B.I. Crother, M. White & S.C. Lougheed. 2011. Approximate Bayesian computation reveals the origins of genetic diversity and population structure of foxsnakes. Journal of Evolultionary Biology 24: 2364-2377.
  46. Ferrero*, M.E., J.A. Blanco-Aguiar, S.C. Lougheed, I. Sanchez-Barbudo, P.J.G. de Nova, R. Villafuerte & J.A. Davila. 2011. Phylogeography and genetic structure of the red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa): more evidence for refugia within the Iberian glacial refugium. Molecular Ecology. 20: 2628-2642.
  47. Row*, J.R., G. Blouin-Demers & S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Habitat distribution influences dispersal and fine-scale genetic population structure of eastern foxsnakes (Mintonius gloydi) across a fragmented landscape. Molecular Ecology. 19: 5157-5171.
  48. Benites, P. M. Eaton, D. Lijtmaer, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2010. An avian visual perspective on plumage color differences among females of Sporophila seedeaters (Aves, Passeriformes). Journal of Avian Biology 41: 597-602.
  49. Köhler, J., D. Koscinski*, J.M. Padial, J.C. Chaparro, P. Handford, S.C. Lougheed & I. de la Riva. 2010. Systematics of Andean gladiator frogs of the Hypsiboas pulchellus species group (Anura, Hylidae). Zoologica Scripta. 39: 572-590.
  50. LeMoine, C.M.R., S.C. Lougheed & C.D. Moyes. 2010. Modular evolution of PGC-1a in vertebrates. Journal of Molecular Evolution 70: 492-505.
  51. Little*, A.G., C.D. Moyes & S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Evolutionary affinity of billfishes (Xiphiidae and Istiophoridae) and flatfishes (Plueronectiformes): independent and trans-subordinal origins of endothermy in teleost fishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56: 897-904.
  52. Little*, A.G. Kocha. S.C. Lougheed, C.D. Moyes. 2010. Evolution of the nuclear-encoded cytochrome oxidase subunits in vertebrates. Physiological Genomics 42: 76-84.
  53. DiLeo*, M.F., J.R. Row* & S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Discordant patterns of population structure for two co-distributed snake species across a fragmented Ontario landscape. Diversity and Distributions 16: 571-581.
  54. Martin*, P.R., R.D. Montgomerie & S.C. Lougheed. 2010. Divergent selection in sympatry causes rapid plumage evolution in high latitude birds. Evolution 64: 336-347.


  1. Campagna*, L., D.A. Lijtmaer,* K.C.R. Kerr, A.S. Barreira*, P.D.N. Hebert, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2009. DNA barcodes provide new evidence of a recent radiation in the genus Sporophila (Aves: Passeriformes) Molecular Ecology Research 10: 449-458.
  2. Koscinski*, D., A.G. Yates, P.T. Handford & S.C. Lougheed. 2009. Effects of landscape and history on diversification of a montane, stream-breeding amphibian. Journal of Biogeography.36: 255-265.
  3. Barreira*, A., G. Garcia, D.A. Lijtmaer*, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2008. Blue males and green females: Sexual dichromatism in the blue dacnis (Dacnis cayana) and the swallow tanager (Tersina viridis). Ornitologia Neotropical 19: 441-450.
  4. Graham, L.A., S.C. Lougheed, K.V. Ewart & P.L. Davies. 2008. Lateral transfer of a lectin-like antifreeze protein gene in fishes. PLoSONE 3(7): e2616. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002616
  5. Koscinski*, D., S. Sharp*, P.L. Tubaro, P.T. Handford & S.C. Lougheed. 2008. Pleistocene climatic cycling and diversification of the Andean treefrog, Hypsiboas andinus. Molecular Ecology 17: 2012-2025.
  6. Nagel*, L. R.D. Montgomerie & S.C. Lougheed. 2008. Evolutionary divergence in a common marine ectoparasite (Gnathia sp.): phylogeography, morphology, and behaviour. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 569-587.
  7. Row*, J., Z. Sun, C. Cliffe & S.C. Lougheed. 2008. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for eastern foxsnakes (Elaphe gloydi). Molecular Ecology 8, 965-967
  8. Howes*, B.J. & S.C. Lougheed. 2008. Genetic analysis of a species range: relation between genetic diversity and geographic peripherality in the five-lined skink (Plestiodon fasciatus). Journal of Biogeography 35: 1269-1278.
  9. Eckert, C.G., K. Samis & S.C. Lougheed. 2008. Genetic variation across species’ ranges: the central-marginal hypothesis and beyond. Molecular Ecology 17: 1170-1188.
  10. Elmer*, K.R., J.A. Davila & S.C. Lougheed. 2007. Cryptic diversity, deep divergence, and Pleistocene expansion in an upper Amazonian frog, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 2007, 7:247.
  11. Elmer*, K.R., J.A. Davila & S.C. Lougheed. 2007. Applying new inter-individual approaches to assess fine-scale population genetic diversity in a neotropical frog, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni. Heredity 99: 506-511.
  12. Howes*, B.J. & S.C. Lougheed. 2007. Variation in male body size and sexual size dimorphism with latitude in a temperate lizard. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 626-633.
  13. Graham, L.A. W. Qin, S.C. Lougheed, P.L. Davies & V.K. Walker. 2007. Evolution of hyperactive, repetitive antifreeze proteins in beetles. Journal of Molecular Evolution 64: 387-398.
  14. Croteau*, E., S.C. Lougheed, P. Krannitz, N. Mahony, B. Walker & P.T. Boag. 2007. Habitat fragmentation and conservation genetics of Brewer’s Sparrow. Conservation Genetics 8: 1453-1463.
  15. Benites*, P., P.L. Tubaro, D.A. Lijtmaer*, S.C. Lougheed & M. Eaton. 2007. Color divergence among closely related species of red-breasted meadowlarks (Genus Sturnella). Condor 109: 605-616.
  16. Barreira*, A.S., D.A. Lijtmaer*, S.C. Lougheed & P.L. Tubaro. 2007. Subspecific and seasonal variation in the structurally based coloration of the ultramarine grosbeak. Condor 109: 187-192.
  17. Ibarguchi*, G., V.L. Friesen & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. Defeating Numts: ‘Semi-pure’x mitochondrial DNA from eggs and simple purification methods for field-collected wildlife tissues. Genome 49: 1438-1450.
  18. Quirt*, K. G. Blouin-Demers, B.J. Howes* & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. Microhabitat selection of five-lined skinks in northern peripheral populations. Journal of Herpetology 40: 337-344.
  19. Howes*, B.J., B. Lindsay* & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. Phylogeography of a temperate lizard. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40: 183-194.
  20. Lougheed, S.C. J.D. Austin*, J.P. Bogart, P.T. Boag & A.A. Chek*. 2006. Multicharacter perspectives on the evolution of intraspecific differentiation in a neotropical hylid frog. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:23 Open Access. 16pp.
  21. Elmer*, K.R., J.A. Davila, & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. Isolation and development of simple and compound polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellites for the neotropical leaflitter frog, Eleutherodactylus ockendeni (Leptodactylidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 891-893.
  22. Nagel*, L. & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. A simple molecular technique for identifying marine host fish by sequencing bloodfeeding parasites. Journal of Parasitology 92: 665-668.
  23. Dalziel*, A., C. Moyes, E. Fredriksson & S.C. Lougheed. 2006. Molecular evolution of cytochrome c oxidase in high performance fish (Teleostei: Scombroidei). Journal of Molecular Evolution 62: 319-331.
  24. Tubaro, P.L., D.A. Lijtmaer* & S.C. Lougheed. Cryptic dichromatism and seasonal color variation in the Diademed Cardinal (Stephanophorus diadematus). Condor 107: 648-656.
  25. Lijtmaer*, D.A., N.M.M. Sharpe*, P.L. Tubaro & S.C. Lougheed. 2004. Molecular phylogenetics and diversification of the genus Sporophila. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 562-579.
  26. Austin*, J.D., S.C. Lougheed & P.T. Boag. 2004. Controlling for the effects of history and nonequilibrium conditions in gene flow estimates in northern bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) populations. Genetics 168: 168: 1491-1506. [Appendices]
  27. Austin*, J.D., S.C. Lougheed & P.T. Boag. 2004. Discordant temporal and geographic patterns in maternal lineages of eastern north American frogs, Rana catesbeiana (Ranidae) and Pseudacris crucifer (Hylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 799-816.
  28. Howes*, B.J. & S.C. Lougheed. 2004. The importance of cover rock in northern populations of five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus). Herpetologica 60: 287-294.
  29. Howes*, BJ, J.A. Lee-Yaw*, A.V. Robertson, J.P. Bogart & S.C. Lougheed. 2004. Microsatellite loci from the five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 237-238.
  30. Austin*, J.D., J.A. Davila, S.C. Lougheed & P.T. Boag. 2003. Genetic evidence for female-biased dispersal in the frog, Rana catesbeiana (Ranidae). Molecular Ecology 12: 3165- 3172.
  31. Austin*, J.D., S.C. Lougheed, P.E. Moler & P.T. Boag. 2003. Phylogenetics, zoogeography, and the role of dispersal in the evolution of the Rana catesbeiana (Anura: Ranidae) species group. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 80: 601-624.
  32. Chek, A.A., J.D. Austin* & S.C. Lougheed. 2003. Why is there a tropical-temperate disparity in the genetic diversity and taxonomy of species? Evolutionary Ecology Research 5: 69-77.
  33. Chek, A.A., J.P. Bogart & S.C. Lougheed. 2003. Mating signal partitioning in multi-species assemblages: a null model test using frogs. Ecology Letters 6: 235-247.
  34. Abbott*, C.L., T. Põldmaa, S.C. Lougheed, M. Clarke & P. T. Boag. 2002. Hierarchical analysis of genetic population structure in the Noisy Miner using DNA microsatellites. Condor 104: 652-656.
  35. Austin*, J.D., S.C. Lougheed, A.A. Chek, L. Neidrauer* & P.T. Boag. 2002. Cryptic lineages in a small frog. The post-glacial history of Spring Peepers, Pseudacris crucifer. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 25: 316-329.
  36. Austin*, J.D., S.C. Lougheed, K. Tanner*, A.A. Chek, J.P. Bogart, J.P. & P.T. Boag. 2002. Molecular perspectives on the evolutionary affinities of an enigmatic Neotropical frog, Allophryne ruthveni. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 134: 335-346.
  37. Vallianatos*, M., S.C. Lougheed & P.T. Boag. 2002. Conservation genetics of the Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) in Central and Eastern North America. Conservation Genetics 3: 1-13.
  38. Chek, A.A., S.C. Lougheed, J.P. Bogart & P.T. Boag. 2001. Perception and history. Molecular phylogeny of a diverse group of Neotropical frogs, the 30-chromosome Hyla (Anura: Hylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 18: 370-385.
  39. Vallianatos*, M., S.C. Lougheed & P.T. Boag. 2001. Phylogeography and genetic characteristics of a putative secondary contact zone of the Loggerhead Shrike in Central and Eastern North America. Canadian Journal of Zoology 79: 2221-2227.
  40. Gascon, C., J.R. Malcolm, J.L. Patton, M.N.F. da Silva, J.P. Bogart, S.C. Lougheed, C.A. Peres, S. Neckel & P.T. Boag. 2000. Riverine barriers and the geographic distributions of Amazonian species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science U.S.A. 97: 13672-13677.
  41. Lougheed, S.C., J.R. Freeland, P. Handford & P.T. Boag. 2000. A molecular phylogeny of warbling-finches (Poospiza): paraphyly in a Neotropical emberizid genus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 17: 367-378.
  42. Lougheed, S.C., H.L. Gibbs, K.A. Prior & P.J. Weatherhead. 2000. The relative utility of RAPD versus microsatellite DNA markers for assessing population structure in the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Journal of Heredity 91: 458-463.


  1. Elliott, J. K., S.C. Lougheed, B. Bateman*, L.K. McPhee & P.T. Boag. 1999. Molecular phylogenetic evidence for the evolution of specialization in anemonefishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 266: 677-685.
  2. Lougheed, S.C., C. Gascon, D.A. Jones, J.P. Bogart & P. T. Boag. 1999. Ridges and rivers: a test of competing hypotheses of Amazonian diversification using a dart-poison frog, Epipedobates femoralis. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 266: 1829-1835.
  3. Lougheed, S.C., H.L. Gibbs, K.A. Prior & P.J. Weatherhead. 1999. Hierarchical patterns of genetic population structure in Black Rat Snakes (Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta) as revealed by microsatellite DNA analysis. Evolution 53: 1995-2001.
  4. Weatherhead, P. J., K.W. Dufour, S.C. Lougheed & C.G. Eckert. 1999. A test of the good-genes-as-heterozygosity hypothesis using Red-winged Blackbirds. Behavioural Ecology 10: 619-625.
  5. Gascon, C., S.C. Lougheed & J.P. Bogart. 1998. Patterns of genetic population differentiation in four species of Amazonian frogs: a test of the riverine barrier hypothesis. Biotropica 30: 104-119.
  6. Welsh, D.A. & S.C. Lougheed. 1996. Relationships of avian distributions to two multivariate environmental gradients in the northern boreal forest. Ecography 19: 194-208.
  7. Gascon, C., S.C. Lougheed & J.P. Bogart. 1996. Genetic and morphological variation in Vanzolinius discodactylus: a direct test of the riverine barrier hypothesis. Biotropica 29: 376-387.
  8. Lougheed, S.C. & P. Handford. 1993. Covariation of morphological and allozyme frequency characters in populations of the Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis. Auk 110: 179-188.
  9. Lougheed, S.C., P. Handford & A.J. Baker. 1993. Mitochondrial DNA hyperdiversity and vocal dialects in a subspecies transition of the Rufous-collared Sparrow. Condor 95: 889-895.
  10. Yezerinac*, S.M., S.C. Lougheed & P. Handford. 1992. Measurement error and morphometric studies: an assessment of statistical power and the effect of observer experience using avian skeletons. Systematic Biology 41: 471-482.
  11. Yezerinac*, S.M., S.C. Lougheed & P. Handford. 1992. The relationship between allozymic heterozygosity and morphological variability in Rufous-collared Sparrows (Zonotrichia capensis). Evolution 46: 1959-1964.
  12. Lougheed, S.C. & P. Handford. 1992. Vocal dialects and the structure of geographic variation in morphological and allozymic frequency characters in the Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis. Evolution 46: 1443-1456.
  13. Lougheed, S.C., T.W. Arnold & R.C. Bailey. 1991. Measurement error of external and skeletal variables and its effect on principal components. Auk 108: 432-436.
  14. Handford, P. & S.C. Lougheed. 1991. Variation in duration and frequency characters in the song of the Rufous-collared Sparrow, Zonotrichia capensis, with respect to habitat, trill dialects and body size. Condor 93: 644-658.
  15. McLister, J.D., S.C. Lougheed & J.P. Bogart. 1991. Electrophoretic and vocalization comparisons among three leptodactylid frogs (Pleurodema spp.) from northwestern Argentina. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 2397-2403.
  16. Barquez, R.M. & S.C. Lougheed. 1990. New distributional records of some Argentine bat species. Journal of Mammology 71: 261-263.

Before 1990

  1. Lougheed, S.C. & P. Handford. 1989. Night songs in the Rufous-collared Sparrow. Condor 91: 462-465.
  2. Lougheed, S.C., A.J. Lougheed, M. Rae & P. Handford. 1989. Analysis of a dialect boundary in chaco vegetation in the Rufous-collared Sparrow. Condor 91: 1002-1005.
  3. Lougheed, S.C. & B.W.C. Rosser. 1987. A survey of tissue-specific isozyme expression during chicken ontogeny. Biochemical Genetics 25: 275-286.
  4. Subden, R.E., A. Krizus, S.C. Lougheed & K. Carey. 1987. Isozyme characterization of Vitis species and some cultivars. Journal of Enology and Viticulture 38: 176-181.
  5. Lougheed, S.C. & T.A. Drysdale. 1986. Tissue specific isozyme expression in three species of Icterinae (Aves: Emberizidae). Genetica 71: 191-197.

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