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Rader, Jonathan A., Dillon, Michael E., Chesser, R. T., Sabat, Pablo and del Rio, Carlos Martínez 2015. Morphological divergence in a continental adaptive radiation: South American ovenbirds of the genus Cinclodes. The Auk, 132(1): 180-190. doi:10.1642/AUK-14-49.1

Rick, Torben C., Sillett, T. S., Ghalambor, Cameron K., Hofman, Courtney A., Ralls, Katherine, Anderson, R. S., Boser, Christina L., Braje, Todd J., Cayan, Daniel R., Chesser, R. T., Collins, Paul W., Erlandson, Jon M., Faulkner, Kate R., Fleischer, Robert C., Funk, W. C., Galipeau, Russell, Huston, Ann, King, Julie, Laughrin, Lyndal, Maldonado, Jesus, McEachern, Kathryn, Muhs, Daniel R., Newsome, Seth D., Reeder-Myers, Leslie, Still, Christopher, et al 2014. Ecological Change on California's Channel Islands from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene. Bioscience, 64(8): 680-692. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu094

Chesser, R. T. 2013. On the correct name of Icterus bullockii (Passeriformes: Icteridae. Zootaxa, 3718(3) doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3718.3.6

Chesser, Robert T., Banks, Richard C., Barker, F. Keith, Cicero, Carla, Dunn, Jon L., Kratter, Andrew W., Lovette, Irby J., Rasmussen, Pamela C., Remsen, J. V., Jr., Rising, James D., Stotz, Douglas E., Winker, Kevin and Winker, Kevin 2012. Fifty-Third Supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-List of North American Birds. Auk, 129(3): 573-588. doi:10.1525/auk.2012.129.3.573

Sonsthagen, Sarah, Chesser, Robert Terry, Bell, Douglas and Dove, Carla J. 2012. Hybridization among Arctic white-headed gulls (Larus spp.) obscures the genetic legacy of the Pleistocene. Ecology and Evolution, 2(6): 1278-1295. doi:10.1002/ece3.240

Hailer, Frank, Schreiber, Elizabeth Anne, Miller, Joshua M., Levin, Iris I., Parker, Patricia G., Chesser, Robert Terry and Fleischer, Robert C. 2011. Long-term isolation of a highly mobile seabird on the Galapagos. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278(1707): 817-825. doi:10.1098/rspb.2010.1342

Aplin, Ken P., Suzuki, Hitoshi, Chinen, Alejandro A., Chesser, Robert Terry, ten Have, José, Donnellan, Stephen C., Austin, Jeremy, Frost, Angela, Gonzalez, Jean Paul, Herbreteau, Vincent, Catzeflis, Francois, Soubrier, Julien, Fang, Yin-Ping, Robins, Judith, Matisoo-Smith, Elizabeth, Bastos, Amanda D. S., Maryanto, Ibnu, Sinaga, Martua H., Denys, Christiane, Van, Den Bussche, Conroy, Chris, Rowe, Kevin and Cooper, Alan 2011. Multiple Geographic Origins of Commensalism and Complex Dispersal History of Black Rats. PLoS ONE, 6(11): e26357-20. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026357

Cadena, Carlos D., Gutiérrez-Pinto, Natalia, Dávila, Nicolás and Chesser, Robert Terry 2011. No population genetic structure in a widespread aquatic songbird from the Neotropics. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 58(3): 540-545. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2010.12.014

Derryberry, Elizabeth P., Claramunt, Santiago, Derryberry, Graham, Chesser, Robert Terry, Cracraft, Joel, Aleixo, Alexandre, Pérez-Emán, Jorge, Remsen, Jr, J.V. and Brumfield, Robb T. 2011. Lineage Diversification And Morphological Evolution In A Large-Scale Continental Radiation: The Neotropical Ovenbirds And Woodcreepers (Aves: Furnariidae). Evolution, 65(10): 2973-2986. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01374.x

Yeung, Carol K. L., Tsai, Pi-Wen, Chesser, Robert Terry, Lin, Rong-Chien, Yao, Cheng-Te, Tian, Xiu-Hua and Li, Shou-Hsien 2010. Testing Founder Effect Speciation: Divergence Population Genetics of the Spoonbills Platalea regia and P. minor (Threskiornithidae, Aves). Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28(1): 473-482. doi:10.1093/molbev/msq210

Derryberry, Elizabeth, Claramunt, Santiago, O'Quin, Kelly E., Aleixo, Alexandre, Chesser, Robert Terry, Remsen, J. V., Jr. and Brumfield, Robb T. 2010. Pseudasthenes, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae). Zootaxa, 2416: 61-68.

Chesser, Robert T., Yeung, Carol K. L., Yao, Cheng-Te, Tian, Xiu-Hua and Li, Shou-Hsien 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Zootaxa, 2603: 53-60.

Moyle, Robert G., Chesser, Robert Terry, Brumfield, Robb T., Tello, Jose G., Marchese, Daniel J. and Cracraft, Joel 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the antbirds, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes: infraorder Furnariides). Cladistics, 25(4): 386-405. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00259.x

Chesser, Robert T., Banks, Richard C., Barker, F. Keith, Cicero, Carla, Dunn, Jon L., Kratter, Andrew W., Lovette, Irby J., Rasmussen, Pamela C., Remsen, J. V., Jr., Rising, James D., Stotz, Douglas F. and Winker, Kevin 2009. Fiftieth Supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-List of North American Birds. The Auk, 126(3): 705-714. doi:10.1525/auk.2009.8709

Chesser, Robert T. 2009. Review of: Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds. Systematic Biology, 58(6): 659-661. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syp071

Joseph, Leo, Adcock, Gregory J., Linde, Celeste, Omland, Kevin E., Heinsohn, Robert, Chesser, Robert Terry and Roshier, David 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. doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2008.04652.x

Sanín, Camilo, Cadena, Carlos Daniel, Maley, James M., Lijtmaer, Darío A., Tubaro, Pablo L. and Chesser, Robert Terry 2009. Paraphyly of Cinclodes fuscus (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae): Implications for taxonomy and biogeography. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 53(2): 547-555. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.06.022

Banks, Richard C., Chesser, Robert Terry, Cicero, Carla, Dunn, J. L., Kratter, A. W., Lovette, I. J., Rasmussen, Pamela C., Remsen, J. V., Rising, J. D., Stotz, D. F. and Winker, Kevin 2008. Forty-ninth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union - Check-list of north American birds. The Auk, 125(3): 756-766. doi:10.1525/auk.2008.9708

Banks, Richard C., Chesser, Robert Terry, Cicero, Carla, Dunn, Jon L., Kratter, Andrew W., Lovette, Rby J., Rasmussen, Pamela C., Remsen, J. V., Jr., Rising, James D. and Stotz, Douglas F. 2007. Forty-eighth supplement to the American ornithologists' union Check-List of North American Birds. The Auk, 124(3): 1109-1115. doi:10.1642/0004-8038(2007)124[1109:FSTTAO]2.0.CO

Chesser, Robert T. and ten Have, J. 2007. On the phylogenetic position of the scrub-birds (Passeriformes : Menurae : Atrichornithidae) of Australia. Journal of Ornithology, 148(4): 471-476. doi:10.1007/s10336-007-0174-9

Chesser, Robert T., Barker, F. K. and Brumfield, Robb T. 2007. Fourfold polyphyly of the genus formerly known as Upucerthia, with notes on the systematics and evolution of the avian subfamily Furnariinae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 44(3): 1320-1332. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.04.014

Chesser, Robert T. and Brumfield, Robb T. 2007. Tarphonomus, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae) from South America. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 120(3): 337-339. doi:10.2988/0006-324X(2007)120[337:TANGOO]2.0.CO

Joseph, L., Wilke, T., Have, J. ten and Chesser, Robert Terry 2006. Implications of mitochondrial DNA polyphyly in two ecologically undifferentiated but morphologically distinct migratory birds, the masked and white-browed woodswallows Artamus spp. of inland Australia. Journal of Avian Biology, 37(6): 625-636. doi:10.1111/j.0908-8857.2006.03767.x

Clayton, M., Wombey, J. C., Mason, I. J., Chesser, Robert Terry and Wells, A. 2006. CSIRO List of Australian Vertebrates: A reference with conservation status (second edition) CSIRO Publishing.

Moyle, R. G., Chesser, Robert Terry, Prum, R. O., Schikler, P. and Cracraft, J. 2006. Phylogeny and evolutionary history of Old World suboscine birds (Aves: Eurylaimides). American Museum Novitates, 3544: 1-22. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2006)3544[1:PAEHOO]2.0.CO;2

Chesser, Robert T. 2004. Systematics, Evolution, and Biogeography of the South American Ovenbird Genus Cinclodes. The Auk, 121(3): 752-766.

Chesser, Robert T. 2004. Molecular Systematics of New World Suboscine Birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32: 11-24.

Chesser, Robert T. 2000. Evolution in the High Andes: The Phylogenetics of Muscisaxicola Ground-Tyrants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 15(3): 369-380.

Chesser, Robert T. 1999. Molecular Systematics of the Rhinocryptid Genus Pteroptochos. The Condor, 101: 439-446.

Chesser, Robert T. 1998. Further Perspectives on the Breeding Distribution of Migratory Birds: South American Austral Migrant Flycatchers. Journal of Animal Ecology, 67: 69-77.

Chesser, Robert T. and Levey, Douglas J. 1998. Austral Migrants and the Evolution of Migration in New Worls Birds: Diet, Habitat, and Migration Revisited. The American Naturalist, 152(2): 311-319.

Kratter, A. W., Sillett, T. Scott, Chesser, Robert Terry, O'Neill, J. P., Parkerill, T. A. and Castillo, A. 1993. Avifauna of a Chaco locality in Bolivia. Wilson Bulletin, 105: 114-141.

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