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(39) Bodensteiner, B.L., E.D. Burress, and M.M. Muñoz. 2024. Adaptive radiation without stages of trait evolution in a group of Caribbean anoles. Systematic Biology, In Press (Accepted 7/10/2024).

(38) Camarillo, H., E.D. Burress, and M.M. Muñoz. 2024. Four-bar geometry is shared among ecologically divergent fish species. Integrative Organismal Biology, obae019. In Press. PDF.

(37) Dominguez-Guerrero, S.F., D. Esquerre, E.D. Burress, C.A. Maciel-Mata, L.R.V. Alencar, and M.M. Muñoz. 2024. Viviparity imparts a macroevolutionary signature of ecological opportunity in the body size of female Liolaemus lizards. Nature Communications 15: 4966. PDF.

(36) Burns, M.D., S.T. Friedman, K.A. Corn, O. Larouche, S.A. Price, P.C. Wainwright, and E.D. Burress. 2024. High latitude ocean habitats are a crucible of fish body shape diversification. Evolution Letters. In Press. (Accepted 4/16/2024). PDF.


(35) Burress, E.D. and P.B. Hart. 2024. Pelagic zone is an evolutionary catalyst, but an ecological dead end, for North American minnows. Evolution. In Press. (Accepted 4/15/2024). PDF.

(34) Burress, E.D. and M.M. Muñoz. 2023. Phenotypic rate and state are decoupled in response to river-to-lake transitions in cichlid fishes. Evolution 77: 2365-2377. PDF.

(33) Roberts-Hugghis, A.S., E.D. Burress, Lam, B. and P.C. Wainwright. 2023. The cichlid pharyngeal jaw novelty enhances evolutionary integration in the feeding apparatus. Evolution 77: 1917-1929. PDF.

(32) Burress, E.D. and M.M. Muñoz. 2023. Functional trade-offs asymmetrically promote phenotypic evolution. Systematic Biology 72: 150-160. PDF.

(31) Burress, E.D., L. Piálek, J. Casciotta, A. Almirón, and O. Říčan. 2023. Rapid parallel morphological and mechanical diversification of South American pike cichlids (Crenicichla). Systematic Biology 72: 120-133. PDF.

(30) Corn, K., S.T. Friedman, E.D. Burress, and P.C. Wainwright. 2022. The rise of biting during the Cenozoic fueled reef fish body shape diversification. PNAS 119: e2119828119. PDF.

(29) Ghezelayagh, A., R.C. Harrington, E.D. Burress, et al. (20 authors). 2022. Prolonged morphological expansion of spiny-rayed fishes following the end-Cretaceous. Nature Eco Evo. 6: 1211-1220. PDF.

(28) Burress, E.D. and M.M. Muñoz. 2021. Ecological limits on the decoupling of prey capture and processing in fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 61: 773-782. PDF.

(27) Burress, E.D. and M.M. Muñoz. 2021. Ecological opportunity from innovation, not islands, drove the anole lizard adaptive radiation. Systematic Biology 71: 93-104. PDF.

(26) Corn, K.A., C.M. Martinez, E.D. Burress, & P.C. Wainwright. 2021. A multifunction trade-off has contrasting effects on the evolution of form and function. Systematic Biology 70: 681-693. PDF.

(25) Burress, E.D., C.M. Martinez, & P.C. Wainwright. 2020. Decoupled jaws promote trophic diversity in cichlid fishes. Evolution 74: 950-961. PDF.

(24) Burress, E.D. & P.C. Wainwright. 2020. A peacock bass (Cichla) functional novelty relaxes a constraint imposed by the classic cichlid pharyngeal jaw innovation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 130: 382-394. PDF.

(23) Hart, P.B., M.L. Niemiller, E.D. Burress, J.W. Armbruster, W.B. Ludt, & P. Chakrabarty. 2020. Cave-adapted evolution in the North American Amblyopsid fishes inferred using phylogenomics and geometric morphometrics. Evolution 74: 936-949. PDF.

(22) Burress, E.D., M. Tan, & P.C. Wainwright. 2019. Head shape modulates the diversification of a classic cichlid pharyngeal jaw innovation. The American Naturalist. 194: 693-706. PDF.


(21) Burress, E.D. and P. C. Wainwright. 2019. Adaptive radiation in labrid fishes: a central role for functional innovations during 65 My of relentless diversification. Evolution 73: 346-359. PDF.

(20) Piálek, L., E.D. Burress, K. Dragová, A. Almirón, J. Casciotta, O. Říčan. 2018. Phylogenomics of pike cichlids (Cichlidae: Crenicichla) of the C. mandelburgeri species complex: rapid ecological speciation in the Iguazu River and high endemism in the Middle Parana Basin. Hydrobiologia. Early View. PDF.

(19) Kokubun, E.E., K.O. Bonato, E.D. Burress, C.B. Fialho. 2018. Diet and body shape among populations of Bryconamericus ihernigii (Otophysi: Characidae) across the Campos Sulinos ecosystem. Neotropical Ichthyology. PDF.

(18) Burress, E.D., Piálek, L., Casciotta, J., Almirón, A., Tan, M., Armbruster, J.W., & Říčan, O. 2018. Island- and lake-like parallel adaptive radiations replicated in rivers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 20171762. PDF.

(17) Burress, E.D., Alda, F., Duarte, A., M. Loureiro, Armbruster, A., & Chakrabarty, P. 2018. Phylogenomics of pike cichlids (Cichlidae: Crenicichla) and the rapid ecological speciation of an incipient species flock. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. PDF.

(16) Burress, E.D. & M. Tan. 2017. Ecological opportunity alters the timing and shape of adaptive radiation. Evolution. doi: 10.1111/evo.13362. PDF.

(15) Bonato, K.O., Burress, E.D., Armbruster, J.W., & Fialho, C.B. 2017. Resource partitioning among syntopic Characidae corroborated by gut content and stable isotope analyses. Hydrobiologia doi: 10.1007/s10750-017--3314-0. PDF.

(14) Burress, P.B.H., E.D. Burress, J.W. Armbruster. 2017. Body shape variation within the Southern Cavefish, Typhlichthys subterraneus (Percopsiformes: Amblyopsidae). Zoomorphology. DOI 10.1007/s00435-017-0360-0. PDF.

(13) Bonato, K.O., Burress, E.D., & Fialho, C.B. 2017. Dietary differentiation in relation to mouth and tooth morphology of a neotropical characid fish community. Zoologischer Anzeiger 267: 31-40. PDF.

(12) Burress, E.D., Holcomb, J.M., Tan, M., & Armbruster, J.W. 2016. Ecological diversification associated with the benthic-to-pelagic transition by North American minnows. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 549-560. PDF.

(11) Burress, E.D., Holcomb, J.M., Orlandi-Bonato, K., & Armbruster, J.W. 2016. Body size is negatively correlated with trophic position among cyprinids. Royal Society Open Science 3: 150652. PDF.


(10) Burress, E.D., Holcomb, J.M., & Armbruster, J.W. 2016. Ecological clustering with a diverse minnow assemblage according to morpholgoical, dietary and isotopic data. Freshwater Biology 61: 328-339. PDF.


(9) Burress, E.D. 2016. Ecological diversification associated with the pharyngeal jaw diversity of Neotropical cichlid fishes. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12457 PDF.


(8) Burress, E.D., A. Duarte, W.S. Serra., and M. Loureiro. 2015. Rates of piscivory predict pharyngeal jaw morphology in a piscivorous lineage of cichlid fishes. Ecology of Freshwater Fish DOI: 10.1111/eff.12236 PDF.

(7) Burress, E.D. 2015. Cichlid fishes as models of ecological diversification: patterns, mechanisms, and consequences. Hydrobiologia DOI: 10.1007/210750-014-1960-z. PDF.

(6) Burress, E.D., A. Duarte, W.S. Serra, M. Loureiro, M.M. Gangloff, and S. Siefferman. 2013. Functional diversification within a predator species flock. PLOS One 8: e80929. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080929. PDF.

(5) Burress, E.D., A. Duarte, W.S. Serra, M.M. Gangloff, and L. Siefferman. 2013. Species-specific ontogenetic diet shifts among Neotropical Crenicichla: using stable isotopes and tissues stoichiometry. Journal of Fish Biology 82: 1904-1915. PDF.

(4) Burress, E.D., A. Duarte, M.M. Gangloff, and L. Siefferman. 2013. Isotopic trophic guild structure of a diverse subtropical South American fish community. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 22: 66-72. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12002. PDF.

(3) Burress, E.D., M.M. Gangloff, and L. Siefferman. 2013. Trophic analysis of two subtropical South American freshwater crabs using stable isotope ratios. Hydrobiologia 702: 5-13. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-012-1290-y. PDF.


(2) Serra, W.S., M. Zarucki, A. Duarte, E.D. Burress, F. Teixeira-de-Mello, I. González-Bergonzoni, and M. Loureiro. 2013. First report of four characiform fishes (Ostariophysi: Characiformes) for Uruguay. Checklist 9: 1576-1579. PDF.

(1) Serra, W.S., A. Duarte, E.D. Burress, and M. Loureiro. 2011. Perciformes, Cichlidae, Crenicichla tendybaguassu Lucena and Kullander, 1992: first report for Uruguay. Checklist 7: 357-359. PDF.



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