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K. S. Kim, K. J. Roe. Genome-wide SNPs redefines species boundaries and conservation units in the freshwater mussel genus Cyprogenia of North America. Scientific Reports

N. T. Simpson, Bybel, A. P., Weber, M. J., Pierce, C. L., Roe K. J. Factors associated with distributions of six fishes of greatest conservation need in streams in midwestern USA. Aquatic Conservation Marie and Freshwater Ecosystems


C. L. Pierce, Simpson, N. T., Bybel, A. P., Zambory, C. L., Weber, M. J., Roe K. J. Status of the Topeka Shiner in Iowa. American Midland Naturalist 182: 109-117.

N. T. Simpson, Bybel, A. P., Weber, M. J., Pierce, C. L., Roe, K. J. Occurrence, abundance, and associations of Topeka Shiners (Notropis topeka) in restored and unrestored oxbows in Iowa and Minnesota, USA. Aquatic Conservation Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 29: 1735-1748

D. A. M. Peterson, Andersen, D., Biederman, L. A., Ditonto, T. M. and Roe K. J. Mitigating implicit gender bias in student evaluations of teaching. PLoS ONE

R-W Wu, Liu, X-J, Wang,S, Roe, K. J., Ouyang, S. and Wu, X-P.  Analysis of mitochondrial genomes resolves the phylogenetic position of Chinese freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae). ZooKeys 812: 23-46.

C. Zambory, Ellis, H., Pierce, C, Roe, K. J., Weber, M. J., Schilling, K,  Young, N. C. (2019) The Development of a GIS Methodology to Identify Oxbows and Former Stream Meanders from LiDAR-Derived Digital Elevation Models. Remote Sensing 11, 12; doi:10.3390/rs11010012


R-W Wu, Liu, Y-T, Wang, S, Liu ,X-J Zanatta, DT, Roe,K.J. and Wu X-P . Testing the utility of DNA barcodes and a preliminary phylogenetic framework for Chinese freshwater mussels (Bivalvia:Unionidae) from the middle and lower Yangtze River. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0200956


J. Pin Chong and Roe, K. J., “A comparison of genetic diversity and population structure of the endangered scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), the fragile papershell (Leptodea fragilis) and their host-fish the freshwater drum (Aplodinotus grunniens)”, Conservation Genetics, 2017. Google Scholar

S. E. McMurray and Roe, K. J., “Considerations for the Controlled Propagation, Augmentation, and Reintroduction of Freshwater Mussels”, Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation , vol. 20: , pp. 1-12., 2017. Google Scholar


J. P. Chong, Harris, J. L. and Roe, K. J., “Incongruence between mtDNA and nuclear data in the freshwater mussel genus Cyprogenia (Bivalvia: Unionidae) and its impact on species delineation.”, Ecology and Evolution, vol. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2071, 2016. Google Scholar

R. Araujo, Schneider, S., K.J., Roe, Erpenbeck, K., and Machordom, A., “The origin and phylogeny of Margaritiferidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida). A synthesis of molecular and fossil data. ”, Zoologica Scripta, vol. DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12217, 2016. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe, “Phylogenetic analysis of the freshwater mussel genus Ptychobranchus (Bivalvia: Unionidae)”, American Malacological Bulletin, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 257-265, 2013. Google Scholar


J. O’Bryhim, Chong, J. Pin, Lance, S. L., Jones, K. L., and Roe, K. J., “Development and characterization of sixteen microsatellite markers for the federally endangered species: Leptodea leptodon (Bivalvia: Unionidae) using paired-end Illumina shotgun sequencing”, Conservation Genetics Resources, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 787-789, 2012. Google Scholar

K. von Rintelen, Page, T. J., Cai, Y., Roe, K., Stelbrink, B., Kuhajda, B. R., Iliffe, T. M., Hughes, J., and von Rintelen, T., “Drawn to the dark side: A molecular phylogeny of freshwater shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae) reveals frequent cave invasions and challenges current taxonomic hypotheses”, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 82-96, 2012. Google Scholar

C. R. Randklev, Johnson, M. S., Tsakiris, E. T., Rogers-Oetker, S., Roe, K. J., Harris, J. L., McMurray, S. E., Robertson, C., Groce, J., and Wilkins, N., “False spike, Quadrula mitchelli (Bivalvia: Unionidae), is not extinct: first account of a live population in over 30 years”, American Malacological Bulletin, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 327-328, 2012. Google Scholar


J. C. Bagley, Mayden, R. L., Roe, K. J., Holznagel, W., and Harris, P. M., “Congeneric phylogeographical sampling reveals polyphyly and novel biodiversity within black basses (Centrarchidae: Micropterus)”, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 104, no. 2, pp. 346-363, 2011. Google Scholar


A. H. Hemmingsen, Roe, K. J., and Serb, J. M., “Development and characterization of eleven microsatellite markers for the endangered winged-mapleleaf, Quadrula fragosa (Bivalvia, Unionidae).”, Molecular Ecology Resources, vol. 9, pp. 1460–1466, 2009. Google Scholar

N. J. Lang, Roe, K. J., Renaud, C. B., Gill, H. S., Potter, I. C., Freyhof, J., Naseka, A. M., Cochran, P., Pérez, H. E., and Habit, E. M., “Novel relationships among lampreys (Petromyzontiformes) revealed by a taxonomically comprehensive molecular data set”, American Fisheries Society Symposium, vol. 72, pp. 41-55, 2009. Google Scholar


A. E. Bogan and Roe, K. J., “Freshwater bivalve (Unioniformes) diversity, systematics, and evolution: status and future directions”, Journal of the North American Benthological Society, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 349-369, 2008. Google Scholar

K. J. Roe, Mayden, R. L., and Harris, P. M., “Systematics and zoogeography of the rock basses (Centrarchidae: Ambloplites)”, Journal Information, vol. 2008, no. 4, 2008. Google Scholar


D. C. Campbell, Serb, J. M., Buhay, J. E., Roe, K. J., and Minton, R. L., C. Lydeard. 2005. "Phylogeny of North American amblemines (Bivalvia, Unionidae): prodigious polyphyly proves pervasive across genera”, Invertebrate Biology, vol. 124, pp. 131-164, 2005. Google Scholar

K. J. Roe and Hartfield, P. D., “Hamiota, a new genus of freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from the Gulf of Mexico drainages of the southeastern United States”, Nautilus-Sanibel, vol. 119, no. 1, pp. 1-10, 2005. Google Scholar

P. M. Harris, Roe, K. J., Mayden, R. L., and Quattro, J. M., “A mitochondrial DNA perspective on the molecular systematics of the sunfish genus Lepomis (Actinopterygii: Centrarchidae)”, Copeia, vol. 2005, no. 2, pp. 340-346, 2005. Google Scholar

D. C. Campbell, Serb, J. M., Buhay, J. E., Roe, K. J., Minton, R. L., and Lydeard, C., “Phylogeny of North American amblemines (Bivalvia, Unionoida): prodigious polyphyly proves pervasive across genera”, Invertebrate Biology, vol. 124, no. 2, pp. 131-164, 2005. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe, “Conservation Assessment for Ouachita Kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus occidentalis)”, 2004. Google Scholar

K. J. Roe, “Conservation Assessment for Western Fanshell (Cyprogenia aberti)”, 2004. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe and Hoeh, W. R., “Systematics of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida)”, Molecular systematics and phylogeography of mollusks, pp. 91-122, 2003. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe, Harris, P. M., Mayden, R. L., and Schaefer, S. A., “Phylogenetic relationships of the genera of North American sunfishes and basses (Percoidei: Centrarchidae) as evidenced by the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene”, Copeia, vol. 2002, no. 4, pp. 897-905, 2002. Google Scholar


R. L. Mayden, Roe, K. J., Simons, A. M., and Wood, R. M., “Historical biogeography and evolution of North American Central Highland aquatic faunas: challenges in recovering the past in the present.”, AMERICAN ZOOLOGIST, vol. 41, no. 6. SOC INTEGRATIVE COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 1313 DOLLEY MADISON BLVD, NO 402, MCLEAN, VA 22101 USA, pp. 1516-1516, 2001. Google Scholar

K. J. Roe, Hartfield, P. D., and Lydeard, C., “Phylogeographic analysis of the threatened and endangered superconglutinate‐producing mussels of the genus Lampsilis (Bivalvia: Unionidae)”, Molecular Ecology, vol. 10, no. 9, pp. 2225-2234, 2001. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe, “The utility of DNA sequences to aid in the identification of rare or problematic species of freshwater mussels”, Freshwater Mollusk Symposia Proceedings. Part II. Proceedings of the First Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Symposium, pp. 197-202, 2000. Google Scholar


K. J. Roe and Lydeard, C., “Molecular systematics of the freshwater mussel genus Potamilus (Bivalvia: Unionidae)”, Malacologia, vol. 39, no. 1-2, pp. 195-205, 1998. Google Scholar

C. Lydeard and Roe, K. J., “Phylogenetic systematics: The missing ingredient in the conservation of freshwater unionid bivalves. ”, Fisheries, vol. 23, pp. 16-17, 1998. Google Scholar

K. J. Roe and Lydeard, C., “Species delineation and the identification of evolutionarily significant units: Lessons from the freshwater mussel genus Potamilus(Bivalvia: Unionidae)”, Journal of Shellfish Research, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 1359-1363, 1998. Google Scholar


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

K. J. Roe, Conkel, D., and Lydeard, C., “Molecular Systematics of Middle American Cichlid Fishes and the Evolution of Trophic-Types in 'Cichlasoma' (Amphilophus)’ and ‘C.(Thorichthys)’”, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 366-376, 1997. Google Scholar

C. Lydeard and Roe, K. J., “The phylogenetic utility of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene for inferring relationships among actinopterygian fishes”, Molecular systematics of fishes, 1997. Google Scholar


J. P. Chong and Roe, K. J., “A comparison of population structure and gene flow patterns between and endangered freshwater mussel, its common relative and their shared host. ”, Conservation Genetics. Google Scholar