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Invited Reviews

2006. Schaefer, S.A. 2006. (review of) Morphological evolution, aptations, homoplasies, constraints, and evolutionary trends: Catfishes as a case study on general phylogeny and macroevolution. R. Diogo. Quart. Rev. Biol. 71:276-278.

2003 Schaefer, S.A. [review of] Conservation and Management of Ornamental Fish Resources of the Rio Negro Basin, Amazonia, Brazil- Project Piaba. Ning Labbish Chao, Paulo Petry, Gregory Prang, Leonard Sonneschien, and Michael Tlusty (eds.). Editoria de Universidade do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil. 2001. Copeia, 2003(3):672-675. 29.

2001 Schaefer, S.A. Catfishes and Relatives, pp. 488-492. In: Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World’s Wildlife, D. Burnie and D.E. Wilson (eds.), Dorling Kindersley Limited, London, 624 p. 26.

1999 Schaefer, S.A. [review of] Collection Building in Ichthyology and Herpetology, T.W. Pietsch and W.D. Anderson, Jr. (eds.), Amer. Soc. Ichthyol. Herpetol. Spec. Publ., no. 3, xiii+593 pp., 1997. Quart. Rev. Biol. 74(3):353-354.

Peer Reviewed

in press Schaefer, S.A. Chapter 18. Family Alestidae, tribe Petersiini. In: The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa Poissons d'eux douces et saumâtres de Basee Guinée l'Afrique Ouest-Central. M.L.J. Stiassny, G.G. Teugels, and C.D. Hopkins (eds.), IRD Éditions, Paris.

2005 Schaefer, S.A., Provenzano, F., de Pinna, M.C.C., and Baskin, J.N. New and noteworthy Venezuelan glanapterygine catfishes (Siluriformes, Trichomycteridae), with a discussion of their biogeography and psammophily. American Museum Novitates, 3496:1-27.

2005 Stiassny, M.L.J., and S.A. Schaefer. Rhabdalestes aeratis, new species (Characiformes: Alestidae): first occurrence of the genus from the Middle Congo River basin. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 16(3):271-278.

2005 Calcagnotto, D., S.A. Schaefer, and R. DeSalle. Relationships among characiform fishes inferred from analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 36:135-153.

2005 Fernández, L., and S.A. Schaefer. New Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from an offshore island of Colombia. Copeia, 2005(1):68-76.

2003 Fernandez, L., and S.A. Schaefer. A new species of Trichomycterus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) from high elevations of Argentina. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 14(4):353-360.

2003 Provenzano, F., S.A. Schaefer, J.N. Baskin, and R. Royero-Leon. New, possibly extinct lithogenine loricariid (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) from northern Venezuela. Copeia, 2003(3):562-575.

2003 Schaefer, S.A. Subfamily Hypoptopomatinae. Pp. 321-329. In: R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander & C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.), Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Edipucrs, 627 p.

2003 Schaefer, S.A. Family Astroblepidae. Pp. 312-317. In: R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander & C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.), Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Edipucrs, 627 p.

2003 Schaefer, S.A. Family Scoloplacidae. Pp. 310-311. In: R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander & C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.), Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Edipucrs, 627 p.

2003 Schaefer, S.A. Relationships of Lithogenes villosus Eigenmann, 1909 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae): Evidence from high-resolution computed microtomography. American Museum Novitates, 3401:1-55.

2002 Aquino, A.E., and S.A. Schaefer. The temporal region of the cranium of loricarioid catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes): Morphological diversity and phylogenetic significance. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 241 (2002):223-244.

2002 Schaefer, S.A., and Buitrago-Suaréz, U.A. Odontode morphology and skin surface features of Andean astroblepid catfishes (Siluriformes, Astroblepidae). Journal of Morphology, 254:139-148.

2002 Aquino, A.E., and S.A. Schaefer. Revision of Oxyropsis Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889 (Siluriformes, Loricariidae). Copeia 2002(2):374-390.

2001 Aquino, A.E., S.A. Schaefer, and A.M. Miquelarena. A New Species of Hisonotus (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) of the Upper Río Uruguay Basin. American Museum Novitates, 3333:1-12.

2000 Schaefer, S.A., and Aquino, A.E. Postotic laterosensory canal and pterotic branch homology in catfishes. Journal of Morphology, 246:212-227.

1998 Reis, R.E., and S.A. Schaefer. New cascudinhos from southern Brazil: Systematics, endemism, and relationships (Siluriformes, Loricariidae, Hypoptopomatinae). American Museum Novitates, 3254:1-25.

1998 Schaefer, S.A. Conflict and resolution: Impact of new taxa on phylogenetic studies of the neotropical cascudinhos (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Pp. 375-400. In: L. R. Malabarba, R. E. Reis, R. P. Vari, C. A. S. Lucena, and Z. M. S. Lucena (eds.), Phylogeny and Classification of Neotropical Fishes, Edipucrs, Porto Alegre.

1998 Garavello, J.C., H.A. Britski, and S.A. Schaefer. Systematics of the genus Otothyris Myers 1927, with comments on geographic distribution (Siluriformes, Loricariidae, Hypoptopomatinae). American Museum Novitates, 3222:1-19.

1998 Schaefer, S.A., and F. Provenzano R. Niobichthys ferrarisi, a new genus and species of armored catfish from southern Venezuela (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 8(3):221-230.

1997 Schaefer, S.A. The Neotropical Cascudinhos: Systematics and biogeography of the Otocinclus catfishes (Siluriformes: Loricariidae). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 148:1-120.

1996 Schaefer, S.A., and G.V. Lauder. Testing historical hypotheses of morphological change: biomechanical decoupling in loricarioid catfishes. Evolution, 50(4):1661-1675.

1996 Schaefer, S.A. Nannoptopoma, A new genus of loricariid catfishes (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Amazon and Orinoco River basins. Copeia, 1996(4):913-926.

1996 Schaefer, S.A. Type designations for some Steindachner loricariid material in the Natural History Museum, Vienna. Copeia, 1996(4):1031-1035.

1993 Schaefer, S.A., and D.J. Stewart. Systematics of the Panaque dentex species group (Siluriformes: Loricariidae), wood-eating armored catfishes from tropical South America. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 4(4):309-342.

1993 Reis, R.E., and S.A. Schaefer. Eurycheilichthys nom. nov., a substitute name for Eurycheilus Reis & Schaefer, 1992 (Siluroidei: Loricariidae). Copeia, 1993(3): 894.

1993 Schaefer, S.A., and F. Provenzano R. The Guyana Shield Parotocinclus: systematics, biogeography, and description of a new Venezuelan species (Siluroidei: Loricariidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 4(1):39-56.

1993 Schaefer, S.A. A remarkable occurrence of isopod parasitism on an armoured catfish, Microlepidogaster maculipinnis. Journal of Fish Biology, 43:307-310.

1992 Reis, R.E., and S.A. Schaefer. Eurycheilus pantherinus (Siluroidei: Loricariidae), a new genus and species of Hypoptopomatinae from southern Brazil. Copeia, 1992:215-223.

1991 Schaefer, S.A. Phylogenetic analysis of the loricariid subfamily Hypoptopomatinae (Pisces: Siluroidei: Loricariidae), with comments on generic diagnoses and geographic distribution. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 102:1-41.

1991 Schaefer, S.A. Morphometric investigations in cyprinid biology. Chapter 3, pp. 55-82, In: J.S. Nelson and I. J. Winfield (eds.), Cyprinid Fishes. Systematics, Biology, and Exploitation, Chapman and Hall, London.

1990 Schaefer, S.A. Anatomy and relationships of the scoloplacid catfishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia,:167-210.

1989 Schaefer, S.A., S.H. Weitzman, and H.A. Britski. Review of the neotropical catfish genus Scoloplax (Loricarioidea: Scoloplacidae), with comments on reductive characters and phylogenetic analysis. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 141:181-211.

1988 Schaefer, S.A. Homology and evolution of the opercular series in the loricarioid catfishes (Pisces: Siluroidei). Journal of Zoology, 214:81-93.

1988 Schaefer, S.A. A new species of the loricariid genus Parotocinclus from southern Venezuela (Pisces: Siluroidei). Copeia, 1988:182-188.

1987 Schaefer, S.A. Osteology of Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus), with a phylogenetic analysis of the loricariid subfamilies (Pisces: Siluroidei). Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, no. 394, 31 pp.

1986 Schaefer, S.A., and G.V. Lauder. Historical transformation of functional design: Evolutionary morphology of feeding mechanisms in loricarioid catfishes. Systematic Zoology, 35:489-508.

1986 Schaefer, S.A., and T.M. Cavender. Geographic variation and subspecific status of Notropis spilopterus (Pisces: Cyprinidae). Copeia 1986:122-130.

1986 Schaefer, S.A., R.K. Johnson, and J. Badcock. Family No. 73: Photichthyidae, pp. 243-247. In: Smith's Sea Fishes, M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.), Macmillan South Africa.

1986 Schaefer, S.A., R.K. Johnson, and J. Badcock. Family No. 74: Gonostomatidae, pp. 247-253. In: Smith's Sea Fishes, M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.), Macmillan South Africa.

1984 Schaefer, S.A. Mechanical strength of the pectoral spine/girdle complex in Pterygoplichthys (Siluroidei: Loricariidae). Copeia, 1984:1005-1008.

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