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Terry Chesser

Email: tchesser@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/history/bsphist2.htm

Areas of Study

Biodiversity of Birds in America

Species Identification in the White-headed Gull Complex

Publications

2013

Chesser, R. T. 2013. On the correct name of Icterus bullockii (Passeriformes: Icteridae). Zootaxa 3718(3):295-296. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, F. K. Barker, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen Jr., J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2013. Fifty-fourth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 130(3):558-571. Abstract

2012

Bravo, G. A., R. T. Chesser, and R. T. Brumfield. 2012. Isleria, a new genus of antwren (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae). Zootaxa No. 3195:61-67. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, F. K. Barker, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen Jr., J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2012. Fifty-third supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 129(3):573-588. Abstract

Sonsthagen, S. A., R. T. Chesser, D. A. Bell, and C. J. Dove. 2012. Hybridization among Arctic white-headed gulls (Larus spp.) obscures the genetic legacy of the Pleistocene. Ecology and Evolution 2(6):1278-1295. Abstract

2011

Aplin, K. P., H. Suzuki, A. A. Chinen, R. T. Chesser, J. ten Have, S. C. Donnellan, J. Austin, A. Frost, J. P. Gonzalez, V. Herbreteau, F. Catzeflis, J. Soubrier, Y.-P. Fang, J. Robins, E. Matisoo-Smith, A. D. S. Bastos, I. Maryanto, M. H. Sinaga, C. V. D. B. R. A. Denys, C. Conroy, K. Rowe, and A. Cooper. 2011. Multiple geographic origins of commensalism and complex dispersal history of black rats. PLoS One 6(11):e26357. Abstract

Cadena, C. D., N. Gutierrez-Pinto, N. Dávila, and R. T. Chesser. 2011. No population genetic structure in a widespread aquatic songbird from the Neotropics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58(3):540-545. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, F. K. Barker, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen Jr., J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2011. Fifty-second supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 128(3):600-613. Abstract

Derryberry, E. P., S. Claramunt, G. Derryberry, R. T. Chesser, J. Cracraft, A. Aleixo, J. Pérez-Emán, J. V. Remsen Jr., and R. T. Brumfield. 2011. Lineage diversification and morphological evolution in a large-scale continental radiation: the neotropical ovenbirds and woodcreepers (Aves: Furnariidae). Evolution 65(10):2973-2986. Abstract

Hailer, F., E. A. Schreiber, J. M. Miller, I. I. Levin, P. G. Parker, R. T. Chesser, and R. C. Fleischer. 2011. Long-term isolation of a highly mobile seabird on the Galapagos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278(1707):817-825. Abstract

Yeung, C. K. L., P.-W. Tsai, R. T. Chesser, R.-C. Lin, C.-T. Yao, X.-H. Tian, and S.-H. Li. 2011. Testing founder effect speciation: Divergence population genetics of the Spoonbills Platalea regia and Pl. minor (Threskiornithidae, Aves). Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(1):473-482. Abstract

2010

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, F. K. Barker, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen Jr., J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2010. Fifty-first supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 127(3):726-744. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., C. K. L. Yeung, C. T. Yao, X. H. Tian, and S. H. Li. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Zootaxa No. 2603:53-60. Abstract

Claramunt, S., E. P. Derryberry, R. T. Chesser, A. Aleixo, and R. T. Brumfield. 2010. Polyphyly of Campylorhamphus, and description of a new genus for C. pucherani (Dendrocolaptinae). Auk 127(2):430-439. Abstract

Derryberry, E., S. Claramunt, R. T. Chesser, A. Aleixo, J. Cracraft, R. G. Moyle, and R. T. Brumfield. 2010. Certhiasomus, a new genus of woodcreeper (Aves: Passeriformes: Dendrocolaptidae). Zootaxa No. 2416:44-50. Abstract , PDF

Derryberry, E., S. Claramunt, K. E. O'Quin, A. Aleixo, R. T. Chesser, J. V. Remsen, Jr., and R. T. Brumfield. 2010. Pseudasthenes, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae). Zootaxa No. 2416:61-68. Abstract , PDF

Guay, P.-J., R. T. Chesser, R. A. Mulder, A. D. Afton, D. C. Paton, and K. G. McCracken. 2010. East-west genetic differentiation in Musk Ducks (Biziura lobata) of Australia suggests late Pleistocene divergence at the Nullarbor Plain. Conservation Genetics 11(6):2105-2120. Abstract

2009

Chesser, R. T. 2009. [book review] Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds -- Les Christidis and Walter E. Boles. Collingwood, VIC, Australia: CSIRO Publishing, 2008. Systematic Biology 58(6):659-661. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, F. K. Barker, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen Jr., J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2009. Fiftieth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 126(3):705-714. Abstract

Chesser, R. T., S. Claramunt, E. Derryberry, and R. T. Brumfield. 2009. Geocerthia, a new genus of terrestrial ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae). Zootaxa 2213:64-68. Abstract , PDF

Chesser, R. T. and Susanibar. D. 2009. First record of Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata from western Peru. Cotinga 31:137-138.

Joseph, L., G. J. Adcock, C. Linde, K. E. Omland, R. Heinsohn, R. T. Chesser, and D. Roshier. 2009. A tangled tale of two teal: population history of the grey Anas gracilis and chestnut teal A. castanea of Australia. Journal of Avian Biology 40(4):430-439. Abstract

Moyle, R. G., R. T. Chesser, R. T. Brumfield, J. G. Tello, D. J. Marchese, and J. Cracraft. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the antbirds, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes: infraorder Furnariides). Cladistics 25(4):386-405. Abstract

Sanín, C., C. D. Cadena, J. M. Maley, D. A. Lijtmaer, P. L. Tubaro, and R. T. Chesser. 2009. Paraphyly of Cinclodes fuscus (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae): Implications for taxonomy and biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53(2):547-555. Abstract

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