Publications

Kent CK, Tiwari T, Rose S, Patel H, Conflitti IM, and Zayed A, in press. Studying the genetics of behaviour in the genomics era. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, 2nd Edition, Elsevier (invited chapter).

Conflitti IM, Shields GF, Murphy RW, and Currie DC, 2017. Resolving evolutionary relationships in closely related non-model organisms: a case study using chromosomally distinct members of a black fly species complex. Systematic Entomology 42, 489-508. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Shields GF, Murphy RW, and Currie DC, 2015. Genetic panmixia within a narrow contact zone between chromosomally and ecologically distinct black fly sibling species (Diptera: Simuliidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28, 1625-1640. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Shields GF, Murphy RW, and Currie DC, 2015. The speciation continuum: ecological and chromosomal divergence in the Simulium arcticum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115, 13-27. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Shields GF, Murphy RW, and Currie DC, 2014. The speciation continuum: Population structure, gene flow, and maternal ancestry in the Simulium arcticum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78, 43-55. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Pruess KP, Cywinska A, Powers TO, and Currie DC, 2013. DNA barcoding distinguishes pest species of the black fly genus Cnephia (Diptera: Simuliidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 50, 1250-1260. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Shields GF, and Currie DC, 2012. A "complex" problem: delimiting sibling species boundaries in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). The Canadian Entomologist 144, 323-336. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Spironello M, and Currie DC, 2012. Molecular phylogeny of the North American Simulium malyschevi-group species (Diptera: Simuliidae). Systematic Entomology 37, 571-577. view abstract

Davy CM, Conflitti IM, Storisteanu DML, and Murphy RW, 2012. Isolation and characterization of eleven novel polymorphic microsatellite loci in the spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera). Conservation Genetics Resources 4, 759-761. view abstract

Davy CM, Leifso AE, Conflitti IM, and Murphy RW, 2012. Characterization of 10 novel microsatellite loci and cross-amplification of two loci in the snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina). Conservation Genetics Resources 4, 695-698. view abstract

Conflitti IM, Kratochvil MJ, Spironello M, Shields GF, and Currie DC, 2010. Good species behaving badly: Non-monophyly of black fly sibling species in the Simulium arcticum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57, 245-257. view abstract