Publications - Armbruster Lab Members in Bold.  Illustrations generally from papers or by N.K. Lujan, M.H. Sabaj, M.R.S. Melo, or J.W. Armbruster

74. Armbruster, J. W. 2012. Standardized measurements, landmarks, and meristic counts for cypriniform fishes. Zootaxa 3586:8–16. PDF

73. Armbruster, J. W., L. M. Page, and R.L. Mayden. 2012. Preface to Papers supported by the All Cypriniformes Species Inventory Project (ACSII) including those presented at the International Conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 13–16 January 2012. Zootaxa 3586:6–7. PDF

72. Lujan, N.K., K. O. Winemiller, and J. W. Armbruster. 2012. Cryptic trophic radiation within a hyperdiverse catfish lineage. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12 (124): 1–12. PDF

71. de Souza, L.S., J.W. Armbruster, and D. C. Werneke. 2012. The influence of the Rupununi portal on distribution of freshwater fish in the Rupununi district, Guyana. Cybium. 36:31-43. PDF

70. Tan, M. and J. W. Armbruster. 2012. Cordylancistrus santarosensis (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), a new species with unique snout deplatation from the Río Santa Rosa, Ecuador.  Zootaxa 3243: 52–58. PDF

69. Lujan, N.K. and J. W. Armbruster. 2012. Morphological and functional Diversity of the Mandible in Suckermouth Armored Catfishes (Siluriformes: Loricariidae).  Journal of Morphology 273:24–60. PDF

68. Lujan, N.K., J. W. Armbruster, and B. Rengifo. 2011. A New Basal Ancistrini Genus and Species from the Andes of Northern Peru (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2011:497–502. PDF

67. Lujan, N.K. and J. W. Armbruster. 2011. Two new genera and species of Ancistrini (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Western Guiana Shield. Copeia 2011: 216–225. PDF

66. Lujan, N.K., D. P. German, and K. O. Winemiller. 2011. Do wood-grazing fishes partition their niche?: morphological and isotopic evidence for trophic segregation in Neotropical Loricariidae.

65. Stout, C. C, N. G. Wilson, and Á. Valdés. 2011. A new species of deep-sea Dendronotus Alder & Hancock (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) from California, with an expanded phylogeny of the genus. Invertebrate Systematics 25:60-69

64. Sorrell, G. G., S. M. Boback, R. N. Reed, S. Green, C. E. Montgomery, L. S. de Souza, and M. Chiaraviglio. 2011. Boa constrictor foraging behavior. Herpetological Review 42: 281.

63. Armbruster, J. W. 2011. Global Catfish Biodiversity. American Fisheries Society Symposium 77:15–37.  PDF

62. Lujan, N. K. and J. W. Armbruster. 2011. Geological and hydrological history of the Guyana Shield and historical biogeography of its fishes. In Albert, J.A. and R. E. Reis, eds. Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes. University of California Press. Pp. 211-224.  PDF

61. Armbruster, J. W. and D. C. Taphorn. 2011. A New Genus and Species of Weakly Armored Catfish from the Upper Mazaruni River (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2011:46-52.  PDF

60. Betancur-R, R., A. Acero P., H. Duque-Caro, and S. R. Santos. 2010. Phylogenetic and morphological analyses of a coastal fish reveal a marine biogeographic break of terrestrial origin in the Southern Caribbean. PLoS ONE 5(7): e11566. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011566. PDF.

59. Betancur-R, R. 2010. Molecular phylogenetics supports multiple evolutionary transitions from marine to freshwater habitats in ariid catfishes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55(1): 249-258. PDF.

58. Lujan, N. K., M. Hidalgo, and D. J. Stewart. 2010. Revision of Panaque (Panaque), with descriptions of three new species from the Amazon Basin (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Copeia 2010(4): 676–704.

57. Melo, M.R.S. 2010. A revision of the genus Pseudoscopelus Lütken (Chiasmodontidae: Acanthomorphata) with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa, 2710: 1–78.

56. Melo, M.R.S. 2010. Kali colubrina Melo, 2008: a senior synonym of Kali caribbaea Prokofiev, 2008 (Acanthomorphata: Chiasmodontidae). Zootaxa, 2576: 56-58.

55. Melo, M.R.S., P.A.S. Costa, A. C. Braga, and G.W.A. Nunan. 2010. On new collections of deep-sea Gadiformes (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) from the Brazilian continental slope, between 11° and 23° S. Zootaxa, 2433: 25-46.

54. Taphorn, D. C., J. W. Armbruster, H. López-Fernández, and C. R. Bernard. 2010. Description of Neblinichthys brevibracchium and N. echinasus from the upper Mazaruni River, Guyana (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), and recognition of N. roraima and N. yaravi as distinct species. Neotropical Ichthyology 8:615–624.  PDF

53. Taphorn, D. C., J. W. Armbruster, and D. Rodríguez-Olarte. 2010. Ancistrus falconensis n. sp. and A. gymnorhynchus Kner (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from central Venezuelan Caribbean coastal streams. Zootaxa 2345:19–32.  PDF

52. Marceniuk, A. P., R. Betancur-R, and A. Acero P. 2009. Description of a new species of Cathorops (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from El Salvador, with redescription of four species of the genus from North and Central American Pacific. Bulletin of Marine Science 85(3): 245-280. PDF

51. González, J., M. Grijalba-Bendeck, A. Acero P., and R. Betancur-R. 2009. The invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish, Pterois volitans/miles complex, in the southern Caribbean Sea. Aquatic Invasions 4(3): 507-510.

50. Betancur-R, R. 2009. Molecular phylogenetics and evolutionary history of ariid catfishes revisited: a comprehensive sampling. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9: 175. Highly accessed paper. PDF

49. Betancur-R, R. and J. W. Armbruster. 2009. Molecular clocks provide new insights into the evolutionary history of galeichthyine sea catfishes. Evolution 63:1232–1243. PDF. Missing Appendix A from article here.

48. Lujan, N. K., M. Arce, and J. W. Armbruster. 2009. A new black Baryancistrus with blue sheen from the upper Orinoco (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2009:50–56.

47. Melo, M.R.S., G.W.A. Nunan, P.A.S. Costa, and A.C. Braga. 2009. The Deep-sea Anguilliformes and Saccopharyngiformes (Teleostei: Elopomorpha) Collected on the Brazilian Continental Slope, Between 11° and 23° S. Zootaxa 2234: 1-20.

46. Melo, M.R.S. 2009. Revision of the genus Chiasmodon (Acanthomorpha: Chiasmodontidae), with the description of two new species. Copeia 2009: 583-608.

45. Lujan, N.K., and C. Chamon. 2008. Two new species of Loricariidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from main channels of the upper and middle Amazon Basin, with discussion of deep water specialization in loricariids. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 19: 271–282.

44. Lujan, N.K. 2008. Description of a new Lithoxus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Guayana Highlands with a discussion of Guiana Shield biogeography. Neotropical Ichthyology 6: 413–418.

43. Rengifo, B., N.K. Lujan, D. Taphorn, and P. Petry. 2008. A new species of Gelanoglanis (Siluriformes: Auchenipteridae) from the Marañon River (Amazon Basin), northeastern Peru. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 157: 181–188.

42. de Souza, L.S., M. R. S. Melo, C. C. Chamon, and J. W. Armbruster. 2008. A new species of Hemiancistrus from the Araguaia River drainage in Brazil (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotropical Ichtyology 6:419–424.   PDF

41. Marceniuk, A.P. and R. Betancur-R. 2008. Revision of the species of the genus Cathorops (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from Mesoamerica and the Central American Caribbean, with description of three new species. Neotropical Ichthyology, 6(1): 25–44.

40. Armbruster, J. W. 2008. The Genus Peckoltia with the Description of Two New Species and a Reanalysis of the Phylogeny of the Genera of the Hypostominae (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 1822:1–76.  PDF

39. Armbruster J. W. and D. C. Taphorn. 2008. A new species of Pseudancistrus from the Río Caroni, Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 1731:33–41.  PDF

38. Melo, M.R.S. 2008. The genus Kali Lloyd (Chiasmodontidae: Teleostei) with description of new two species, and the revalidation of K. kerberti Weber. Zootaxa 1747:1-33.

37. Costa, P.A.S., A.C. Braga, M.R.S. Melo, G.W.A. Nunan, A.S. Martins, and G. Olavo. 2007. Assembléias de teleósteos demersais no talude da costa central brasileira. Pp. 87-107 In: Costa, P.A.S., Olavo, G., Martins, A.S. (Eds.) Biodiversidade da Fauna Marinha Profunda na Costa Central Brasileira. Rio de Janeiro: Museu Nacional, Série Livros n. 24.

36. Melo, M.R.S., H.J. Walker, and C. Klepadlo. 2007. Two new species of Pseudoscopelus (Teleostei: Chiasmodontidae), with a new diagnosis for the genus. Zootaxa 1605:33-46.

35. Armbruster, J. W., L. A. Tansey, and N. K. Lujan. 2007. Hypostomus rhantos (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), a new species from southern Venezuela. Zootaxa 1553: 59–68.  PDF

34. Betancur-R, R., A. Acero P., E. Bermingham, and R. Cooke. 2007. Systematics and biogeography of New World sea catfishes (Siluriformes: Ariidae) as inferred from mitochondrial, nuclear, and morphological evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45(1): 339–357.

33. Lujan, N. K., J. W. Armbruster, and M. H. Sabaj. 2007. Two new species of Pseudancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from southern Venezuela. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 18:163–174. 

32. Armbruster, J. W., N. K. Lujan, and D. C. Taphorn. 2007. Four new species of Hypancistrus from southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Copeia 2007:62–79.  PDF

31. Betancur-R, R. and A. Acero P. 2006. A new species of Notarius (Siluriformes: Ariidae) from the Colombian Pacific. Zootaxa 1249: 47–59.

30. Acero P., A. and R. Betancur-R. 2006. Real identity of the northern Colombian endemic sea catfish Galeichthys bonillai Miles, 1945 (Siluriformes: Ariidae). Cybium 30(3): 215–219. PDF

29. Armbruster, J. W. and L. M. Page. 2006. Redescription of Pterygoplichthys punctatus and description of one new species of Pterygoplichthys (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotropical Ichthyology 4:401–409.  PDF

28. Pera, T.P. and J. W. Armbruster. 2006. Notropis amplamala, a new species of silverjaw minnow (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Copeia 2006:423–430.  PDF

27. Reis R. E., E. H. L. Pereira, and J. W. Armbruster. 2006. Delturinae, a new loricariid catfish subfamily (Teleostei, Siluriformes), with a revision of Delturus and Hemipsilichthys. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 147:277-299.  PDF

26. Betancur-R, R. and A. Acero P. 2005. Description of Cathorops mapale, a new species of sea catfish (Siluriformes: Ariidae) from the Colombian Caribbean, based on morphological and mitochondrial evidence. Zootaxa 1045: 45–60.

25. Werneke, D. C., M. H. Sabaj, N. K. Lujan, and J. W. Armbruster. 2005. Baryancistrus demantoides and Hemiancistrus subviridis, two new uniquely colored species of loricariids from Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Neotropical Ichthyology 3: 533–542.  PDF

24. Werneke, D. C., J. W. Armbruster, N. K. Lujan, and D. C. Taphorn. 2005. Hemiancistrus guahiborum, a new suckermouth armored catfish from Southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) Neotropical Ichthyology 3: 543–548.  PDF

23. Armbruster, J. W. 2005. The loricariid catfish genus Lasiancistrus (Siluriformes) with description of two new species. Neotropical Ichthyology 3: 549–569.  PDF

22. Armbruster, J. W. and L. S. de Souza. 2005. Hypostomus macushi, a new species of the Hypostomus cochliodon group from Guyana. Zootaxa 920:1–12.  PDF

21. Armbruster, J. W. and D. C. Werneke. 2005. Peckoltia cavatica, a new loricariid catfish from Guyana and a redescription of P. braueri Eigenmann (Siluriformes). Zootaxa 882:1-14.  PDF

20. Armbruster, J. W. 2004. Pseudancistrus sidereus, a new species from southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) with a redescription of Pseudancistrus. Zootaxa 628:1–15.  PDF

19. Armbruster, J. W. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of the suckermouth armored catfishes (Loricariidae) with emphasis on the Hypostominae and the Ancistrinae. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141:1-80. (Monograph).  PDF

18. Armbruster, J. W. 2003. Peckoltia sabaji, a new species from the Guyana Shield (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa 344:1-12.  PDF

17. Armbruster, J. W. 2003. The species of the Hypostomus cochliodon group (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Zootaxa No. 249: 1-60.  PDF

16. Hardman, M., L. M. Page, M. H. Sabaj, J. W. Armbruster, and J. H. Knouft. 2002. Comparison of fish surveys in the Essequibo and other coastal drainages of Guyana in 1908 and 1998. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 13:225-238.  PDF

15. Chockley, B. R. and J. W. Armbruster. 2002. Panaque changae, a new species of loricariid catfish (Teleostei) from eastern Peru. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters.  PDF

14. Armbruster, J. W. 2002. Hypancistrus inspector, a new species of suckermouth armored catfish (Loricariidae: Ancistrinae) with comments on loricariid feeding modes. Copeia 2002:86-92.  PDF

13. Armbruster, J. W. and F. Provenzano. 2000. Four new species of the suckermouth armored catfish genus Lasiancistrus (Loricariidae: Ancistrinae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 11:241-254.  PDF

12. Armbruster, J. W., M. H. Sabaj, M. Hardman, L. M. Page, and J. H. Knouft. 2000. Catfish genus Corymbophanes (Loricariidae: Hypostominae) with description of one new species: Corymbophanes kaiei. Copeia 2000:997-1006.  PDF

11. Sabaj, M. H., J. W. Armbruster, and L. M. Page. 1999. Spawning in Ancistrus with comments on the evolution of snout tentacles as a novel reproductive strategy: larval mimicry. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 10:217-229.  PDF

10. Armbruster, J. W. and M. Hardman. 1999. Redescription of Pseudorinelepis genibarbis (Loricariidae: Hypostominae) with comments on behavior as it relates to air-holding. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 10:53-61.  PDF

9. Armbruster, J. W. 1998. Modifications of the digestive tract for holding air in loricariid and scoloplacid catfishes. Copeia 1998:663-675. PDF

8. Armbruster, J. W. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships of the suckermouth armored catfishes of the Rhinelepis group (Loricariidae: Hypostominae). Copeia 1998:620-636.  PDF

7. Armbruster, J. W. 1998. Review of the loricariid catfish genus Aphanotorulus and redescription of A. unicolor (Teleostei: Siluriformes). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 8:253-262.  PDF

6. Armbruster, J. W. and L. M. Page. 1997. Generic reassignments of the loricariid species Monistiancistrus carachama Fowler 1940, Plecostomus lacerta Nichols 1919, and Rhinelepis levis Pearson 1924 (Teleostei: Siluriformes). Copeia 1997:227-232.  PDF

5. Page, L. M., J. W. Armbruster, and M. H. Sabaj. 1996. Redescription of Glyptoperichthys scrophus (Cope), a loricariid catfish from Peru. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters 7:185-191.  PDF

4. Johnston, C. E., J. W. Armbruster, and C. A. Laird. 1996. Parallel swims as a means of intra- and interspecific assessment in stream fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 46:405-408. PDF

3. Armbruster, J. W. and L. M. Page. 1996. Redesription of Aphanotorulus (Teleostei: Loricariidae) with description of one new species, A. ammophilus, from the Río Orinoco basin. Copeia 1996:379-389. PDF

2. Armbruster, J. W. and L. M. Page. 1996. Convergence of a cryptic saddle pattern in benthic freshwater fishes. Environmental Biology of Fishes 45:249-25.  PDF

1. Armbruster, J. W. 1994. Early season nesting success of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) in central Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 87:71-82. PDF