2016

 

Brian E. Gress; William T. Starmer; Maria A. Virgen; Abuchi Agu; Kossi A. Attila; Elizabeth E. Bazluke; Lindsey A. Chubb; Alexandra G. Durantini; Jake Goldsmith; Benjamin M. Hui; Malika Karimova; Erika S. Macey; Michael R. Macri; Emily N. Mongeon; Neal J. Monka; Jennifer M. Pence; Sebastian T. Perdomo; Julia M. Pratt; Danielle E. Ruda; Joanna B. Szkodzinski; Nicole A. Williamson and Scott Pitnick. 2016. Stepping off the pasture: evidence of widespread alternative male mating tactics in the yellow dung fly. Behaviour 153: 143-157.

 

2015

Shozo Yokoyama, Ahmet Altun, Huiyong Jia, Hui Yang, Takashi  Koyama, Davide Faggionato, Yang Liu and William T. Starmer. 2015. Adaptive evolutionary paths from UV reception to sensing violet light by epistatic interactions. Science Advances 2015; 1:e1500162.

2014

 

Shozo Yokoyama, Jinyi Xing, Yang Liu, Davide Faggionato, Ahmet Altun, William T. Starmer. 2014. Epistatic adaptive evolution of human color vision. PLOS Genetics 10 (12) e1004884 1-5.

 

2013

 

Yokoyama, S., W.T. Starmer, Y. Liu, T Tada, L. Britt. 2014. Extraordinarily low evolutionary rates of short wavelength-sensitive opsin pseudogenes. Gene 534: 93-99

 

Manier, M.K., S.LüpoldS.Pitnick, W.T. Starmer. 2013. An analytical framework for estimating fertilization bias from multiple sperm-storage organs during sperm competition. The American Naturalist 182: 552-561

 

Lachance, M.A., A.M. Perri, A.S. Farahbakhsh, W.T. Starmer. 2013. Genetic structure of Kurtzmaniella cleridaruma cactus flower beetle yeast of the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts: speciation by distance? FEMS Yeast Research 13(7):

 

Manier, M.K., S. Lüpold, J.M. Belote, W.T. Starmer, K.S. Berben, O. Ala-Honkola, W.F. Collins, S.Pitnick. 2013. Postcopulatory sexual selection generates speciation phenotypes in Drosophila. Current Biology 23: 1853-1862

 

2011

 

Starmer, W.T. and M.A. Lachance. 2011. Yeast ecology. In: (Kurtzman, C.P., J. Fell and T. Boekhout, eds.) The Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study, 5th ed., pp 65-83, Elsevier.

 

2009

 

Slepecky, R. and W.T. Starmer. 2009. Phenotypic plasticity in fungi: A review with observations on Aureobasidium pullulans. Mycologia 101(6):823-832.

 

2008

 

Lachance, M.A., J.M. Bowles, T.M. Anderson and W.T. Starmer. 2008. The yeast genus Metschnikowia shivogae sp. nov., a yeast species associated with insects of morning glory flowers in Africa. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58:2241-2244.

 

Yokoyama, S., H. Yang and W.T. Starmer. 2008. Molecular basis of spectral tuning in the red- and green-sensitive (M/LWS) pigments in vertebrates. Genetics 179:2037-2043.

 

Lachance, M.A. and W.T. Starmer. 2008. The yeast genus Kurtzmaniella gen. nov. and description of the heterothallic, haplontic species Kurtzmaniella cleridarum sp. nov., the teleomorph of Candida cleridarum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58:520-524.

 

2007

 

Polak, M., L.T. Luong and W.T. Starmer. 2007. Parasites physically block host copulation: A potent mechanism of parasite-mediated sexual selection. Behavioral Ecology 18:952-957.

 

Bjork, A., W.T. Starmer, D.M. Higginson, C.J. Rhodes and S. Pitnick. 2007. Complex interactions with females and rival males limit the evolution of sperm offence and defence. Proc. R. Soc. B 274:1779-1788.

 

Anderson, T.M., W.T. Starmer and M. Thorne. 2007. Bimodal root diameter distributions in Serengeti grasses exhibit plasticity in response to defoliation and soil texture: implications for nitrogen uptake. Functional Ecology 21:50-60.

 

2006

 

Pattarini, J.M., W.T. Starmer, A. Bjork and S. Pitnick. 2006. Mechanisms underlying the sperm quality advantage in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 60:2064-2080.

 

Starmer, W.T., V. Aberdeen and M.A. Lachance. 2006. The biogeographic diversity of cactophilic yeasts. In: (C. Rosa and G. Peter, eds.) Biodiversity and Ecophysiology of Yeasts. Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 485-499.

 

Domingue, M.J., W.T. Starmer and S.A. Teale. 2006. Genetic control of the enantiomeric composition of ipsdienol in the pine engraver, Ips pini. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 1005-1026.

 

Lachance, M.A., T.M. Anderson and W.T. Starmer. 2006. A new subclade of haplonic Metschnikowia species associated with insects of morning glory flowers in Africa and description of the yeast Metschnikowia aberdeeniae sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56: 1141-1145.

 

Yokoyama, S., W.T. Starmer, Y. Takahashi and T. Tada. 2006. Tertiary structure and spectral tuning of UV and violet pigments in vertebrates. Gene 365: 95-103.

 

2005

 

Polak, M. and W.T. Starmer. 2005. Environmental origins of sexually selected variation and a critique of the FA-sexual selection hypothesis. Evolution 59: 577-585.

 

Lachance, M.A., C.P. Ewing, J.M. Bowles and W.T. Starmer. 2005. Metschnikowia hamakuensis sp. nov., Metschnikowia kamakouana sp. nov. and Metschnikowia mauinuiana sp. nov., three endemic yeasts from Hawaiian nitidulid beetles. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1369-1377.

 

Starmer, W.T., J.W. Fell, C.M. Catranis, V. Aberdeen, L. Ma, S. Zhou and S.O. Rogers. 2005. Yeasts in the genus Rhodotorula recovered from the Greenland ice sheet. In: (S.O. Rogers and J.D. Castello eds.) Life in Ancient Ice, Princeton University Press, pp. 181-195.

 

Castello, J.D., Rogers, S.O., J.E. Smith, W.T. Starmer and Y. Zhao. 2005. Plant and bacterial viruses in the Greenland Ice Sheet. In: (S.O. Rogers and J.D. Castello eds.) Life in Ancient Ice, Princeton University Press, pp. 196-207.

 

Rogers, S.O., L. Ma, Y. Zhao, V. Theraisnathan, S.G. Shin, G. Zhang, C.M. Catranis, W.T. Starmer and J.D. Castello. 2005. Recommendations for elimination of contaminants and authentication of islolates in ancient ice cores. In: (S.O. Rogers and J.D. Castello eds.) Life in Ancient Ice,Princeton University Press, pp. 5-21.

 

Ma, L., C.M. Catranis, W.T. Starmer and S.O. Rogers. 2005. The significance and implications of the discover of filamentous fungi in glacial  ice. In: (S.O. Rogers and J.D. Castello eds.) Life in Ancient Ice , Princeton University Press, pp. 159-180.

 

2004

 

Anderson, M., M.A. Lachance and W.T. Starmer. 2004.The relationship of phylogeny to community structure: the cactus yeast community. Am. Nat. 164: 709-721.

 

Rogers, S.O., Theraisnathan, V., Ma, L.J., Zhao, Y., Zhang., G., Shin, S.G., Castello, J.D., and Starmer, W.T. 2004. Comparisons of protocols to decontaminate environmental ice samples for biological and molecular examinations. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70: 2540-2544.

 

Polak M., W.T. Starmer and L.L. Wolf. 2004. Sexual selection for size and symmetry in a diversifying secondary sexual character in Drosophila bipectinata Duda (Diptera:Drosophilidae). Evolution 58: 597-607.

 

Rogers, S.O., W.T. Starmer and J.D. Castello. 2004. Recycling of pathogenic microbes through survival in ice. Medical Hypotheses 63: 773-777.

 

2003

 

Starmer, W.T., M. Polak, S. Pitnick, S.F. McEvey, J.S.F. Barker and L.L. Wolf. 2003. Phylogenetic, geographical and temporal analysis of female reproductive trade-offs in Drosophilidae. Evolutionary Biology 33: 139-171.

 

Lachance, M.A., J.M. Bowles and W.T. Starmer. 2003. Metschnikowia santaceciliae, Candida hawaiiana, and Candida kipukae, three new yeast species associated with insects of tropical morning glory. FEMS Yeast Research 3: 97-103.

 

Lachance, M.A. J.M. Bowles and W.T. Starmer. 2003. Geography and niche occupancy as determinants of yeast biodiversity: the yeast-insect-morning glory ecosystem of Kapuka Puaulu, Hawai'i. FEMS Yeast Research 4: 105-111.

 

Gim_nez-Jurado, G., C.P. Kurtzman, W.T. Starmer and I. Spencer-Martins. 2003. Metschnikowia vanudenii and Metschnikowia lachancei spp. nov., two novel species from flowers and associated insects in North America. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1665-1670.

 

Starmer, W.T., R.A. Schmedicke and M.A. Lachance. 2003. The origin of the cactus-yeast community. FEMS Yeast Research 3: 441-448.

 

Miller, G.T., W.T. Starmer and S. Pitnick. 2003. Quantitative genetic analysis of among-population variation in sperm and female sperm-storage organ  length in Drosophila mojavensis. Genetical Research 81: 213-220.

 

Pintar, J. and W.T. Starmer. 2003. The costs and benefits of killer toxin production by the yeast Pichia kluyveri. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 83: 89-98

 

2002

 

Starmer, W.T. 2002. Lights out over Ixtepec. In: (Thomas Bowen, ed) Backcountry Pilot: Flying Adventures with Ike Russell . University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

 

Starmer, W.T., M. Patten and M. Polak. 2002. The statistics of detecting positional fluctuating asymmetry.  Bio. J. of Linn. Soc. 77: 491-498.  pdf

 

2001

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, P.F. Ganter and M.A. Lachance. 2001. Candida orba, sp. nov., a new cactus-specific yeast species from Queensland, Australia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 699-705. pdf

 

Lachance, M.A., W.T. Starmer, C.A. Rosa, J.M. Bowles, J.S.F. Barker and D.H. Janzen. 2001. Biogeography of the yeasts of ephemeral flowers and their insects. FEMS Yeast Research 1: 1-8. pdf

 

Starmer, W.T. and A. Weir. 2001. Laboulbeniales associated with the Drosophila affinis subgroup in central New York. DIS 84: 22-24.

 

Miller, G.T., W.T. Starmer, and S. Pitnick. 2001. Quantitative genetics of seminal receptacle length in Drosophila melanogaster. Heredity 87: 25-32.

 

Lachance, M.A., J.M. Bowles, S. Kwon, G. Marinoni, W.T. Starmer and D.H. Janzen. 2001. Metschnikowia lochheadii and Metschnikowia drosophilae, two new yeast species isolated from insects associated with flowers. Can. J. Microbiol. 47: 103-109.

 

Polak, M., L.L. Wolf, W.T. Starmer and J.S.F. Barker. 2001. Function of the mating plug in Drosophila hibisci Bock. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 49: 196-205. pdf

 

Polak, M. and W.T. Starmer. 2001. The quantitative genetics of fluctuating asymmetry. Evolution 55: 498-511. pdf

 

Abranches, J., W.T. Starmer and A.N. Hagler. 2001. The yeast-yeast interactions in guava and tomato fruits. Microbial Ecology 42: 186-192.

 

Lachance, M.A., J.E. Kaden, H.J. Phaff and W.T. Starmer. 2001. Phylogenetic structure of the Sporopachydermia cereana species complex. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 237-247. pdf

 

Lachance, M.A., J.M. Bowles, C. Mueller and W.T. Starmer. 2001. On the biogeography of yeasts in the Wickerhamiella clade and description of Wickerhamiella lipophila sp. nov., the teleomorph of Candida lipophila. Can. J. Microbiol. 46: 1145-1148.

 

2000

 

Wolf, L.L., W.T. Starmer, M. Polak and J.S.F. Barker. 2000. Genetic architecture of a wing size measure in Drosophila hibisci from two populations in eastern Australia. Heredity 85: 521-529.

 

Lachance, M.A., W.T. Starmer, J.M. Bowles, H.J. Phaff and C.A. Rosa. 2000. Ribosomal DNA, species structure, and biogeography of the cactophilic yeast Clavispora opuntiae. Can. J. Microbiol. 46: 195-210.

 

Starmer, W.T., M. Polak, L.L. Wolf and J.S.F. Barker. 2000. Reproductive characteristics of the flower breeding Drosophila hibisci Bock (Drosophilidae) in eastern Australia: within population genetic determinants or ovariole number. Heredity 84: 90-96.

 

Wolf, L.L., M. Polak, J.S.F. Barker, J. Bowles and W.T. Starmer. 2000. Reproductive characteristics of Drosphila hibisci in the Northern Territory Australia. Bio. J. of Linn. Soc. 71: 549-562. pdf

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer and C.P. Kurtzman. 2000. Pichia hawaiiensis sp. nov. occurring in decaying bark of Charpenteria trees inthe Hawaiian Archipelago. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 50: 1683-1686.  pdf

 

Ma, L., S.O. Rogers, C.M. Catranis and W.T. Starmer. 2000. Detection and characterization of ancient fungi entrapped in glacial ice. Mycologia 92: 286-295.

 

Barker, J.S.F. and W.T. Starmer. 2000. Environmental effects and genetics of oviposition site preference for natural yeast substrates in Drosophila buzzatii Hereditas 130: 145-175.

 

1999

 

Castello, J.D., S.O. Rogers, W.T. Starmer, C.M. Catranis, L. Ma, G.D. Bachand, Y. Zhao and J.E. Smith. 1999. Detection of tomato mosaic tobamovirus RNA in ancient glacial ice. Polar Biology 22: 207-212. pdf

 

Lissemore, J.L. and W.T. Starmer. 1999. Phylogenetic analysis of vertebrate and invertebrate delta/serrate/lag-2 (DSL) proteins. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 11: 308-319.

 

Ma, L., C.M. Catranis, W.T. Starmer and S.O. Rogers. 1999. Revival and charactrization of fungi from ancient polar ice. Mycologist 18: 70-73.

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer and C.P.D. Kurtzman. 1999. Pichia lachancei sp. nov., associated with several Hawaiian plant species. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 49: 1295-1299.  pdf

 

Rosa, C.A., M.A. Lachance, W.T. Starmer, J.S.F. Barker, J. Bowles and B. Schlag-Edler. 1999. Kodamaea nitidulidarum, Candida restingae, and Kodamaea anthophila, three new related yeast species from ephemeral flowers. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 49: 309-318.  pdf

 

Abranches, J., M.J.S. Vilal, W.T. Starmer, L.C. Mendoza-Hagler and A. Hagler. 1999. The yeast community and mycosin producers of guava fruit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mycologia 92: 16-22.

 

1998

 

Starmer, W.T., M. Polak, L.L. Wolf and J.S.F. Barker. 1998. Reproductive characteristics of the flower breeding Drosophila hibisci Bock (Drosophilidae) in eastern Australia: genetic and environmental determinants of ovariole number. Evolution 52: 806-815.

 

Phaff, H.J., A. Vaughan-Martini and W.T. Starmer. 1998. Debaryomyces prosopides sp. nov. a yeast occurring in exudates of mesquite trees. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 48: 1419-1424.  pdf

 

Polak, M., W.T. Starmer and J.S.F. Barker. 1998. A mating plug and male mate choice in Drosophila hibisci Bock. Animal Behavior 56: 919-926.

 

Polak, M. and W.T. Starmer. 1998. Parasite-induced risk of mortality elevates reproductive rates in Drosophila. Proceedings Royal Society of London Series B 265: 2197-2201.

 

Lachance, M.A., J.M. Bowles, W.T. Starmer, and J.S.F. Barker. 1998. Kodamaea kakaduensis and Candida tolerans, two new yeast species from Australian Hibiscus flowers. Can. J. of Microbiol. 45: 172-177.

 

Lachance, M.A., C.A. Rosa, W.T. Starmer, and J.M. Bowles. 1998. Candida ipomoeae, a new yeast species. Can. J. of Microbiol. 44: 718-722.

 

Lachance, M.A., C.A. Rosa, W.T. Starmer, B. Schlag-Edler, J.S.F. Barker, and J.M. Bowles. 1998. Wickerhamiella australiensis, Wickerhamiella cacticola, Wickerhamiella occidentalis, Candida lipophila and Candida drosophilae, five new related yeast species from flowers and associated insects. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 48: 1431-1443.  pdf

 

Lachance, M.A., C.A. Rosa, W.T. Starmer, B. Schlag, J.S.F. Barker, and J.M. Bowles. 1998. Metschnikowia continentalis var . continentalis, Metschnikowia continentalis var. borealis, and Metschnikowia hibisci, new heterothallic haploid yeasts from ephemeral flowers and associated trees. Can. J. of Microbiol. 44: 279-288.

 

Lachance, M.A. and W.T. Starmer. 1998. Yeast Ecology. In: (Kurtzman, C. and J. Fell, eds.) The Yeasts: a taxonomic study. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 21-30.

 

1997

 

Starmer, W.T., L.L. Wolf, J.S.F. Barker, J.M. Bowles, and M.A. Lachance. 1997. Reproductive characteristics of the flower breeding Drosophila hibisci Bock (Drosophilidae) along a latitudinal gradient in eastern Australia: relation to flower and habitat features. Bio. J. Linn. Soc. 62: 459-473.

 

Yoshimura, J. and W.T. Starmer. 1997. Speciation and evolutionary dynamics of asymmetric mating preference. Researches on Population Ecology 39: 191-200.

 

1996

 

Yokoyama, S. and W.T. Starmer. 1996. Evolution of G-protein coupled receptor superfamily. In: (M. Jackson, T. Strachan and G. Dover, eds.) Human Genome Evolution. Bios Scientific Pub. Ltd, Oxford, UK, pp 93-119.

 

1995

 

Lachance, M.A., D.G. Gilbert and W.T. Starmer. 1995. Yeast communities associated with Drosophila species and related flies in an eastern oak-pine forest: A comparison with western communities. Industrial Microbiology 14: 484-494.

 

Hartvigsen, G. and W.T. Starmer. 1995. Coevolutionary interactions of a spatially- and genetically-explicit plant-herbivore model. Artificial Life 2: 239-259.

 

Maine, E.M., J.L. Lissemore and W.T. Starmer. 1995. A phylogenetic analysis of vertebrate and invertebrate Notch-related genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 4: 139-149.

 

1994

 

Sullivan, D.T., W.T. Starmer, S.W. Curtiss, M. Menotti-Raymond and J. Yum. 1994. Unusual molecular evolution of an Adh pseudogene in Drosophila. Mol. Biol. Evol. 11: 443-458.

 

Barker, J.S.F., W.T. Starmer and J.C. Fogleman. 1994. Genotype-specific habitat selection for oviposition sites in the cactophilic species Drosophila buzzatii. Heredity 72: 384-395.

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, M.A. Lachance and P.F. Ganter. 1994. Candida caseinolytica sp. nov., a new species of yeast occurring in necrotic tissue of Opuntia species in the southwestern United States. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 44: 641-645.

 

Starmer, W.T. and J.M. Bowles. 1994. The spatial distribution of endemic and introduced flower-breeding species of Drosophila (Drosophiliadae) during their early history of encounter on the island of Hawaii. Pan Pacific Entomologist 70: 230-239.

 

1993

 

Yokoyama, S., W.T. Starmer and R. Yokoyama. 1993. Paralogous origin of the red- and green-sensitive visual pigment genes in vertebrates. Mol. Biol. Evol. 10: 527-538.

 

Lachance, M.A., Phaff, H.J. and W.T. Starmer. 1993. Kluyveromyces bacillisporus sp. nov., a yeast from emory oak exudate. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 43: 115-119.

 

1992

 

Yokoyama, S. and W.T. Starmer. 1992. Phylogeny and evolutionary rates of G protein and subunit genes. J. Mol. Evol. 35: 230-238.

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, M.A. Lachance, V. Aberdeen and J. Tredick-Kline. 1992. Pichia caribaeae, a new species of yeast occurring in necrotic tissue of cacti in the Caribbean area. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 42: 459-462.

 

Starmer, W.T., P.F. Ganter and V. Aberdeen. 1992. Geographic distribution and genetics of killer phenotypes for the yeast Pichia kluyveri across the United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58: 990-997.

 

Ganter, P.F. and W.T. Starmer. 1992. Killer factor as a mechanism of interference competition in yeasts associated with cacti. Ecology 73: 54-67.

 

1991

 

Menotti-Raymond, M., W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1991. Characterization of the structure and evolution of the Adh region of Drosophila hydei. Genetics 127: 355-366.

 

Starmer, W.T., J.C. Fogleman and M.A. Lachance. 1991. The yeast community of cacti. In: (Andrews, J.H. and S.S. Hirano, eds). Microbial Ecology of Leaves. Springer-Verlag, New York p. 158-178.

 

Yum, J., W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1991. The structure of the Adh locus of Drosophila mettleri: An intermediate in the evolution of the Adh locus in the repleta group of Drosophila. Mol. Biol. Evol. 8: 857-867.

 

Catranis, C. and W.T. Starmer. 1991. Microorganisms entrapped in glacial ice. Antarctic Journal of the United States. 26: 234-236.

 

1990

 

Barker, J.S.F., W.T. Starmer and R.J. MacIntyre. 1990. Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics of Drosophila. Plenum Publ. Co. NY.

 

Lachance, M.A., W.T. Starmer and H.J. Phaff. 1990. Metschnikowia hawaiiensis sp. nov., a heterothallic haploid yeast from Hawaiian morning glory and associated drosophilids. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 40: 415-420.

 

Starmer, W.T. and V. Aberdeen . 1990. The nutritional importance of pure and mixed cultures of yeasts in the development of Drosophila mulleri larvae in Opuntia tissues and its relationship to host plant shifts. In: (Barker, J.S.F., Starmer W.T. and R.J. MacIntyre, eds) Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics of Drosophila. Plenum Publ. Co. NY p. 145-160.

 

Starmer, W.T., M.A. Lachance, H.J. Phaff and W.B. Heed. 1990. The biogeography of yeasts associated with decaying cactus tissue in North America, the Caribbean and Northern Venezuela. Evolutionary Biology 24: 253-296.

 

Sullivan, D.T., W.T. Starmer and P.W. Atkinson. 1990. The molecular evolution of Adh in the genus Drosophila. Evolutionary Biology 24: 107-147.

 

1989

 

Ganter, P.F., F. Peris and W.T. Starmer. 1989. Adult lifespan in cactophilic Drosophila: interactions among volatiles and yeasts. Amer. Mid. Nat. 121: 331-340.

 

Lachance, M.A. W.T. Starmer and J.M. Bowles. 1989. The yeast community of morning glory and associated drosophilids in a Hawaiian kipuka. Yeast 5 (spec. iss.): 5501-5504.

 

Starmer, W.T. and D.T. Sullivan. 1989. A shift in the third-colon-position nucleotide frequency in alcohol dehydrogenase genes in the genus Drosophila. J. Mol. Evol. 6: 546-552.  pdf

 

Starmer, W.T. and L.L. Wolf. 1989. Causes of variation in wing loading among Drosophila species. Bio. J. Linn. Soc. 37: 247-261.

 

Starmer, W.T. 1989. Ecological Interaction. In: McGraw-Hill Year Book of Science and Technology 1990. pp 102-104. McGraw-Hill Inc., New York.

 

1988

 

Starmer, W.T., V. Aberdeen and M.A. Lachance. 1988. The yeast community associated with Opuntia stricta (Haworth) in Florida, with regard to the moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg). Florida Scientist 51: 7-11.

 

Atkinson, P.W., L.E. Mills, W.T. Starmer, and D.T. Sullivan. 1988. Structure of the Adh genes of Drosophila mojavensis. Genetics 120: 713-723.

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, J.M. Bowles and M.A. Lachance. 1988. Yeasts vectored by insects feeding on decaying saguaro cactus. Southwestern Naturalist 33: 362-363.

 

Starmer, W.T., F. Peris and A. Fontdevila. 1988. The transmission of yeasts by Drosophila buzzatii during courtship and mating. Anim. Behav. 36: 1691-1695.

 

Lachance, M.A., W.T. Starmer and H.J. Phaff. 1988. Identification of yeasts found in decaying cactus tissue. Can. J. Microbiol. 34: 1025-1036.

 

1987

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer and J. Tredick-Kline. 1987. Pichia kluyveri sensu lacto. A proposal for two new varieties and a new anamorph. Proc. Symposium on the expanding realm of yeast-like fungi, Amersfoort, The Netherlands. Studies in Mycology, Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Baarn, pp. 403-414.

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, J. Tredick, M. Miranda and V. Aberdeen. 1987. Pichia barkeri, a new species of yeast occurring in necrotic tissue of Opuntia stricta. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 37: 386-390.

 

Starmer, W.T., P.F. Ganter, V. Aberdeen, M.A. Lachance and H.J. Phaff. 1987. The ecological role of killer yeasts in natural communities of yeasts. Can. J. Microbiol. 33: 783-796.

 

Phaff, H.J. and W.T. Starmer. 1987. Yeasts associated with plants, insects and soil. In: (A.H. Rose and J.S. Harrison, eds) The Yeasts Vol. 1 2nd Ed. Academic Press London, pp. 123-179.

 

Starmer, W.T., M.A. Lachance and H.J. Phaff. 1987. A comparison of yeast communities found in necrotic tissue of cladodes and fruits of Opuntia stricta on islands in the Caribbean Sea and where introduced introduced into Australia. Microbial Ecology 14: 179-192.

 

Barker, J.S.F., W.T. Starmer and D.C. Vacek. 1987. Analysis of spatial and temporal variation in the community structure of yeasts associated with decaying Opuntia cactus. Microbial Ecology 14: 267-276.

 

Ganter, P.F. and W.T. Starmer. 1987. A note on the insects collected on a birch flux DIS 66: 54-55.

 

Starmer, W.T. and J.S.F. Barker. 1987. The effects of larval density on the development of D. buzzatii in Opuntia stricta tissue. DIS 66: 137-138.

 

1986

 

Phaff, H.J., M. Miranda, W.T. Starmer, J. Tredick and J.S.F. Barker. 1986. Clavispora opuntiae, a new heterothallic yeast occurring in necrotic tissue of Opuntia species. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 36: 372-379.

 

Lachance, M.A., H.J. Phaff, W.T. Starmer, A. Moffitt and L.G. Olson. 1986. Interspecific discontinuity in the genus Clavispora Rodriques de Miranda by phenetic analysis, genomic deoxyribonucleic acid reassociation, and restriction mapping of ribosomal deoxyribonucleic acid. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 36: 524-530.

 

Starmer, W.T. and J.S.F. Barker. 1986. Ecological genetics of the Adh-1 locus of Drosophila buzzatii. Bio. J. Linn. Soc. 28: 373-385.

 

Starmer, W.T., P.F. Ganter and H.J. Phaff. 1986. Quantum and continuous evolution of DNA base composition in the yeast genus Pichia. Evolution 40: 1263-1274.

 

Ganter, P.F., W.T. Starmer, M.A. Lachance and H.J. Phaff. 1986. Yeast communities from host plants and associated Drosophila in southern Arizona: new isolations and analysis of the relative importance of hosts and vectors on community composition. Oecologia 70: 386-392.

 

Starmer, W.T., J.S.F. Barker, H.J. Phaff and J.C. Fogleman. 1986. The adaptations of Drosophila and yeasts: their interactions with the volatile, 2-propanol, in the cactus-microorganism - Drosophila model system. Aust. J. of Bio. Sci. 39: 69-77.

 

Starmer, W.T. and J.C. Fogleman. 1986. Coadaptation of Drosophila and yeasts in their natural habitat. J. of Chem. Ecol. 12: 1035-1053.

 

Barker, J.S.F., D.C. Vacek, P.D. East and W.T. Starmer. 1986. Allozyme genotypes of Drosophila buzzatii: feeding and oviposition preferences for microbial species and habitat selection. Aust. J. Bio. Sci. 39: 47-58.

 

Mills, L.E., P. Batterham, J. Alegre, W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan.1986. Molecular genetic characterization of a locus which contains duplicate Adh genes in Drosophila mojavensis and related species. Genetics 112: 295-310.

 

Lachance, M.A. and W.T. Starmer. 1986. The community concept and problems of non-trivial characterization of yeast communities. Coenosis 1: 21-28.

 

1985

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, J. Tredick and M. Miranda. 1985. Pichia deserticola and Candida deserticola, two new species of yeasts associated with necrotic stems of cacti. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 35: 211-216.

 

Fogleman, J.C., and W.T. Starmer. 1985. Analysis of the community structure of yeasts associated with the decaying stems of cactus III. Stenocereus thurberi. Microb. Ecol. 11: 165-173.

 

Gilbert, D.G., and W.T. Starmer. 1985. Statistics of sexual isolation. Evolution 39: 1380-1384.

 

1984

 

Batterham, P., G.K. Chambers, W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1984. Origins and expression of an alcohol dehydrogenase gene duplication in the genus Drosophila. Evolution 38: 644-657.

 

Brazner, J., V. Aberdeen and W.T. Starmer. 1984. Host-plant shifts and adult survival in the cactus breeding Drosophila mojavensis. Ecol. Entomology 9: 375-38l.

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, J. Tredick, M. Miranda and V. Aberdeen. 1984. Pichia antillensis, a new species of yeast associated with necrotic stems of cactus in the Lesser Antilles. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 34: 350-354.

 

1983

 

Batterham, P., J. Lovett, W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1983. Differential regulation of duplicate alcohol dehydrogenase genes in Drosophila mojavensis. Developmental Biology 96: 346-354.

 

Batterham, P., E. Gritz, W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1983. Biochemical characterization of the products of the Adh loci of Drosophila mojavensis. Biochemical Genetics 21: 871-883.

 

Starmer, W.T. and H.J. Phaff. 1983. Analysis of the community structure of yeasts associated with the decaying stems of cactus II. Opuntia species. Microb. Ecol. 9: 247-259.

 

Gilbert, D.G., W.T. Starmer and M.A. Lachance. 1983. Drosophila collected in southwestern Ontario. DIS 59: 39.

 

1982

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, M. Miranda, M.W. Miller.and W.B. Heed. 1982. The yeast flora associated with the decaying stems of columnar cacti and Drosophila in North America. Evolutionary Biology 14: 269-295.

 

Miranda, M., D.L. Holzshu, H.J. Phaff and W.T. Starmer. 1982. Pichia mexicana, a new heterothallic yeast from cereoid cacti in the North American Sonoran Desert. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 32: 101-107.

 

Lachance, M.A. and W.T. Starmer. 1982. Evolutionary significance of physiological relationships among yeast communities associated with trees. Can. J. Botany 60: 285-293.

 

Fogleman, J.C., W.T. Starmer and W.B. Heed. 1982. Comparisons of yeast florae from natural substrates and larval guts of some southwestern Drosophila. Oecologia 52: 187-191.

 

Starmer, W.T. 1982. Analysis of the community structure of yeasts associated with the decaying stems of cactus I. Stenocereus gummosus. Microb. Ecol. 8: 71-81.

 

Barker, J.S.F. and W.T. Starmer. 1982. Ecological Genetics and Evolution: The cactus-yeast-Drosophila model system. Academic Press, Sydney.

 

Starmer, W.T. and D.G. Gilbert. 1982. A quick and reliable method for sterilizing eggs. DIS 58: 170-171.

 

Starmer, W.T. 1982. Associations and interactions among yeasts, Drosophila and their habitats. In: (J.S.F. Barker and W.T. Starmer, eds) Ecological Genetics and Evolution: The cactus-yeast-Drosophila model system. Academic Press, Sydney, pp. 159-174.

 

Batterham, P., W.T. Starmer and D.T. Sullivan. 1982. Biochemical genetics of the alcohol longevity response of D. mojavensis. In: (J.S.F. Barker and W.T. Starmer, eds.) Ecological Genetics and Evolution: The cactus-yeast-Drosophila model system . Academic Press, Sydney, pp. 307-321.

 

Lachance, M.A., B.J. Metcalf and W.T. Starmer. 1982. Yeasts from exudates of Quercus, Ulmus, Populus and Pseudotsuga: new isolations and elucidation of some factors affecting ecological specificity. Microb. Ecol. 8: 191-198.

 

1981

 

Starmer, W.T. 1981. An analysis of the fundamental and realized niche of cactophilic yeasts. In: (D.T. Wicklow and G. Carrol, eds.) The Fungal Community: Its organization and role in the ecosystem. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, pp. 129-155.

 

Starmer, W.T. 1981. A comparison of Drosophila habitats according to the physiological attributes of the associated yeast communities. Evolution 35: 38-52.

 

Fogleman, J.C., W.T. Starmer and W.B. Heed. 1981. Utilization of food resources by Drosophila larvae. Genetics, 97 Supp. 36-37.

 

Villa, T.G. and W.T. Starmer. 1981. The carbohydrates present in axenic larvae of Drosophila mojavensis. DIS 56: 156-157.

 

Montague, J.R., R.L. Mangan and W.T. Starmer. 1981. Reproductive allocation in the Hawaiian Drosophilidae: egg size and number. Amer. Nat. 118: 865-871.

 

Fogleman, J.C., W.T. Starmer and W.B. Heed. 1981. Larval selectivity for yeast species by Drosophila mojavensis in natural substrates. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 78: 4435-4439.

 

1980

 

Phaff, H.J. and W.T. Starmer. 1980. Specificity of natural habitats for yeasts and yeast-like organisms. In: (F.A. Skinner, Susan M. Passmore and R.R. Davenport, eds.) Biology and activities of yeasts . Society for Applied Bacteriology Symposium Series No. 9, Academic Press, London, pp. 79-102.

 

Starmer, W.T., H.W. Kircher and H.J. Phaff. 1980. Genetics and speciation of host plant specific yeasts. Evolution 34: 137-146.

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, M. Miranda and M.W. Miller. 1980. Candida mucilagina, a new species of yeast found in decaying cladodes of Opuntia inermis and in necrotic tissue of cereoid cactus. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 30: 596-600.

 

Starmer, W.T. 1980. The evolutionary ecology of yeasts found in decaying stems of cacti. In: International Symposium on Yeast, Pergamon of Canada, Ltd. pp. 493-498.

 

Fontdevila, A., W.T. Starmer, W.B. Heed and J.S. Russell. 1980. Differential mating activity in two coexisting species of Drosophila. DIS 55: 43-45.

 

1979

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, M. Miranda, M. Miller and J.S.F. Barker. 1979. Pichia opuntiae, a new heterothallic species of yeast found in the decaying cladodes of Opuntia inermis and necrotic tissue of cereoid cacti. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 19: 159-167.

 

Vacek, D.C., W.T. Starmer and W.B. Heed. 1979. The relevance of the ecology of Citrus yeasts to the diet of Drosophila. Microb. Ecol. 5: 43-49.

 

Kambysellis, M.P., W.T. Starmer, G. Smathers and W.B. Heed. 1979. Studies of oogenesis in natural populations of Drosophilidae. II. Significance of microclimatic changes on oogenesis of D. mimica. Amer. Nat. 115: 67-91.

 

1978

 

Phaff, H.J., W.T. Starmer, M. Miranda and M. Miller. 1978. Pichia heedii, a new species of yeast indigenous to necrotic cacti in the North American Sonoran Desert. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 28: 326-331.

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, M. Miranda and M. Miller. 1978. Pichia cactophila, a new species of yeast found in decaying cacti. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 28: 318-325.

 

Starmer, W.T., H.J. Phaff, M. Miranda and M. Miller. 1978. Pichia amethionina, a new heterothallic yeast associated with the decaying stems of cereoid cacti. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 28: 433-441.

 

Ellis, W.S. and W.T. Starmer. 1978. Inbreeding as measured by isonymy, pedigrees and population size in Torbel, Switzerland. Amer. J. Human Genetics 30: 366-376.

 

1977

 

Starmer, W.T., W.B. Heed and S. Rockwood-Sluss. 1977. Extension of longevity in Drosophila mojavensis by environmental ethanol: differences between subraces. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 74: 387-391.

 

Titche, L.L., E.O. Windrem and W.T. Starmer. 1977. Hearing aids and hearing deterioration. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryn. 86: 357-361.

 

Starmer, W.T. and W.B. Heed. 1977. The infection of Drosophila cultures by species of the genus Prototheca. DIS 52: 12.

 

Starmer, W.T., M.W. Miller, H.J. Phaff and M. Miranda. 1977. The unique yeast flora of necrotic cacti in the Sonoran desert. Proc. V Inter. Spec. Symp. Yeasts, 53-54.

 

Vacek, D.C., W.T. Starmer and W.B. Heed. 1977. The Y-2 strain of yeast at the Texas Stock Center is Candida krusei. DIS 52: 80.

 

Fontdevila, A., W.T. Starmer, W.B. Heed and J.S. Russell. 1977. Migrant selection in a natural population of Drosophila. Experentia 33: 1447-1448.

 

1976

 

Heed, W.B., W.T. Starmer, M. Miranda, M. Miller and H.J. Phaff. 1976. An analysis of the yeast flora associated with cactophilic Drosophila and their host plants in the Sonoran Desert and its relation to temperate and tropical associations. Ecology 57:151-160.

 

Starmer, W.T., W.B. Heed, M. Miranda, M. Miller and H.J. Phaff. 1976. The ecology of yeast flora associated with cactophilic Drosophila and their host plants in the Sonoran Desert. Microb. Ecol. 3: 11-30.

 

Miller, M.W., H.J. Phaff, M. Miranda, W.B. Heed and W.T. Starmer. 1976. Torulopsis sonorensis, a new species in the genus Torulopsis. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 26: 88-91.

 

1975

 

Ward, B.L., W.T. Starmer, J.S. Russell and W.B. Heed. 1975. The correlation of climate and host plant morphology with a geographic gradient of an inversion polymorphism in Drosophila pachea. Evolution 28: 565-575.

 

Starmer, W.T., W.B. Heed, M.W. Miller, H.J. Phaff and M. Miranda. 1975. The diversity of yeasts associated with cactophilic Drosophila. J. Ariz. Acad. of Sci. 10: 12-13.

 

1974

 

Khalifa, H., W.T. Starmer, W.D. Fisher and L.S. Stith. 1974. Flat square in cotton, Acala type. I. Its mode of inheritance and heritability. Crop Science 14: 519-521.

 

Phaff, H.J., M. Miller, M. Miranda, W. Heed and W. Starmer. 1974. Cryptococcus cereanus, a new species of the genus Cryptococcus. Int. J. Syst. Bact. 24: 486-490.

 

1973

 

Starmer, W.T. 1973. The estimation of polygenic activity in autotetraploids. J. Ariz. Acad. Sci. 8: 15-16.

 

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