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Gary Voelker

Voelker, Gary
Gary Voelker
Professor, Curator of Birds, Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections
252 WFES
Undergraduate Education
B.S., Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Graduate Education
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington

Recent Publications

Huntley J.W.*, Voelker G. (2017). A tale of the nearly tail-less: the effects of Plio-Pleistocene climate change on the diversification of the African avian genus Sylvietta. —Zoologica Scripta, 00, 113http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zsc.12240/full *Graduate Student

Oona M. Takano, Preston S. Mitchell, Daniel R. Gustafsson, Alphonse Adite, Gary Voelker, and Jessica E. Light (2017) AN ASSESSMENT OF HOST ASSOCIATIONS, GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTIONS, AND GENETIC DIVERSITY OF AVIAN CHEWING LICE (INSECTA: PHTHIRAPTERA) FROM BENIN. Journal of Parasitology In-Press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/16-137

OUTLAW, D.C., HARVEY, J.A.*, DROVETSKI, S.V. and VOELKER, G. (2016) ‘Diversity and distribution of avian haemosporidians in sub-Saharan Africa: an inter-regional biogeographic overview’, Parasitology, pp. 1–9. doi: 10.1017/S0031182016001979. *Graduate Student

Gary Voelker, Michael Tobler, Heather L. Prestridge, Elza Duijm, Dick Groenenberg, Mark R. Hutchinson, Alyssa D. Martin, Aline Nieman, Cees S. Roselaar, and Jerry W. Huntley Three new species of Stiphrornis (Aves: Muscicapidae) from the Afro-tropics, with a molecular phylogenetic assessment of the genus Systematics And Biodiversity  Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Phylogenetic analyses of the subgenus Mollienesia (Poecilia, Poeciliidae, Teleostei) reveal taxonomic inconsistencies, cryptic biodiversity, and spatio-temporal aspects of diversification in Middle America. Maura Palacios, Gary Voelker, Lenin Arias Rodriguez, Mariana Mateos, Michael Tobler. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Available online 26 July 2016, ISSN 1055-7903, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.07.025.(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790316301816)