In collaboration with the Waits lab at the University of Idaho, Dave, Hannah and I studied the species designation of an endemic beetle to southern Idaho, Cicindela waynei or Bruneau tiger beetle.
We used mtDNA, pylogenetics and new Bayesian species delimitation methods to test different hypotheses.
Goldberg CS, Tank DC, Uribe-Convers S, Bosworth WR, Marx HH, Waits LP. In Press. Species designation of the Bruneau Dune tiger beetle (Cicindela waynei) is supported by phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Conservation Genetics.