Fisher, B. L. (Brian L.)

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Fisher, B. L. (Brian L.)

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Fisher, B. K. (Brian K.); Fisher, B.
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64
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902
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Delabie J. H. C., Fisher B. L., Majer J. D., Wright I. W. 2000. Ants: standard methods for measuring and monitoring biodiversity. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press; 2000
Saux C., Fisher B. L., Spicer G. S. 2004; Dracula ant phylogeny as inferred by nuclear 28S rDNA sequences and implications for ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 33:457-468 2004
Fisher B. L. 2005; A new species of Discothyrea Roger from Mauritius and a New species of Proceratium Roger from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 56(35):657-667 2005
LaPolla J. S., Fisher B. L. 2005; A remarkable new species of Acropyga (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Gabon, with a key to the Afrotropical species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 56(30):601-605 2005
Brady S. G., Schultz T. R., Fisher B. L. 2006; Evaluating alternative hypotheses for the early evolution and diversification of ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 103(45):18172-18177 2006
Fisher B. L. 2006; Boloponera vicans gen.n. and sp.n. and two new species of the Plectroctena genus group Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecologische Nachrichten. 8:111-118 2006
Ouellette G. D., Fisher B. L., Girman J. 2006; Molecular systematics of basal subfamilies of ants using 28S rRNA (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 40:359-369 2006
Fisher B. L. 2007. Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E.O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80; 2007
Fisher B. L., Bolton B. 2007; The ant genus Pseudaphomomyrmex Wheeler, 1920 a junior synonym of Tapinoma Foerster, 1850. Zootaxa. 1427:65-68 2007
Fisher B. L., Cover S. P. 2007. Ants of North America. A guide to the genera. Berkeley: University of California Press; 2007
Snelling R. R., Fisher B. L., Ward P. S. 2007. Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E.O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 80; 2007
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2007; A revision of male ants of the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Key to subfamilies and treatment of the genera of Ponerinae. Zootaxa. 1654:21-40 2007
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2008; The Afrotropical ponerine ant genus Asphinctopone Santschi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 1827:53-61 2008
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2008; The Afrotropical ponerine ant genus Phrynoponera Wheeler (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 1892:35-52 2008
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2008; Afrotropical ants of the ponerine genera Centromyrmex Mayr, Promyopias Santschi gen. rev. and Feroponera gen. n., with a revised key to genera of African Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 1929:1-37 2008
Fisher B. L., Smith M. A. 2008; A revision of Malagasy species of Anochetus Mayr and Odontomachus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). PLoS ONE. 3(5):1-23 2008
Dunn R. R., Agosti D., Andersen A. N., Arnan X., Bruhl C. A., Cerdá X., Ellison A. M., Fisher B. L., Fitzpatrick M. C., Gibb H., Gotelli N. J., Gove A. D., Guenard B., Janda M., Kaspari M., Laurent E. J., Lessard J. P., Longino J. T., Majer J. D., Menke S. B., McGlynn T. P., Parr C. L., Philpott S. M., Pfeiffer M., Retana J., Suarez A. V., Vasconcelos H. L., Weiser M. D., Sanders N. J. 2009; Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters. 12:324-333 2009
Fisher B. L. 2009; Two new dolichoderine ant genera from Madagascar: Aptinoma gen. n. and Ravavy gen. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 2118:37-52 2009
Smith M. A., Fisher B. L. 2009; Invasions, DNA barcodes, and rapid biodiversity assessment using ants of Mauritius. Frontiers in Zoology. 6(31):1-12 2009
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2009; A revision of male ants of the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Key to genera of the subfamily Proceratiinae. Zootaxa. 2216:1-21 2009
LaPolla J. S., Cheng C. H., Fisher B. L. 2010; Taxonomic revision of the ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) genus Paraparatrechina in the Afrotropical and Malagasy Regions. Zootaxa. 2387:1-27 2010
Ward P. S., Brady S. G., Fisher B. L., Schultz T. R. 2010; Phylogeny and biogeography of dolichoderine ants: effects of data partitioning and relict taxa on historical inference. Systematic Biology. 59(3):342-362 2010
Weiser M. D., Sanders N. J., Agosti D., Andersen A. N., Ellison A. M., Fisher B. L., Gibb H., Gotelli N. J., Gove A. D., Gross K., Guénard B., Janda M., Kaspari M., Lessard J. P., Longino J. T., Majer J. D., Menke S. B., McGlynn T. P., Parr C. L., Philpott S. M., Retana J., Suarez A. V., Vasconcelos H. L., Yanoviak S. P., Dunn R. R. 2010; Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate- species density relationships. Biology Letters. 6(6):769-772 2010
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2011; Taxonomy of Afrotropical and West Palaearctic ants of the ponerine genus Hypoponera Santschi (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 2843:1-118 2011
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2011; The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region—introduction, definition of species groups, and revision of the T. bicarinatum, T. obesum, T. sericeiventre and T. tosii species groups. Zootaxa. 3039:1-72 2011
LaPolla J. S., Hawkes P. G., Fisher B. L. 2011; Monograph of Nylanderia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the World, Part I: Nylanderia in the Afrotropics. Zootaxa. 3110:10-36 2011
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2011; A revision of male ants of the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): key to genera of the subfamily Dolichoderinae. Zootaxa. 2794:1-34 2011
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2012; Taxonomy of the cerapachyine ant genera Simopone Forel, Vicinopone gen. n. and Tanipone gen. n. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 3283:1-101 2012
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2012; The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region - taxonomy of the T. bessonii, T. bonibony, T. dysalum, T. marginatum, T. tsingy, and T. weitzeckeri species groups. Zootaxa. 3365:1-123 2012
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2012; The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region—taxonomic revision of the T. kelleri and T. tortuosum species groups. Zootaxa. 3592:1-85 2012
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2012; A revision of the Malagasy endemic ant genus Adetomyrma (Hymenoptera: Amblyoponinae). Zootaxa. 3341:1-31 2012
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2012; A revision of male ants of the Malagasy Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with resurrections of the genera Stigmatomma and Xymmer. PLoS ONE. 7(3):1-23 2012
Blaimer B. B., Fisher B. L. 2013; How much variation can one ant species hold? Species delimitation in the Crematogaster kelleri-group in Madagascar. PLoS ONE. 8(7):1-31 2013
Blaimer B. B., Fisher B. L. 2013; Taxonomy of the Crematogaster degeeri-species-assemblage in the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). European Journal of Taxonomy. 51:1-64 2013
Boudinot B. E., Fisher B. L. 2013; A taxonomic revision of the Meranoplus F. Smith of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) with keys to species and diagnosis of the males. Zootaxa. 3635(4):301-339 2013
Fischer G., Fisher B. L. 2013; A revision of Pheidole Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the islands of the Southwest Indian Ocean and designation of a neotype for the invasive Pheidole megacephala. Zootaxa. 3683(4):301-356 2013
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2013; The Tetramorium tortuosum species group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) revisited - taxonomic revision of the Afrotropical T. capillosum species complex. ZooKeys. 299:77-99 2013
Rakotonirina J. C., Fisher B. L. 2013; Revision of the Pachycondyla sikorae species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Madagascar. Zootaxa. 3683(4):447-485 2013
Rakotonirina J. C., Fisher B. L. 2013; Revision of the Pachycondyla wasmannii-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Malagasy region. Zootaxa. 3609:101-141 2013
Bolton B., Fisher B. L. 2014; The Madagascan endemic myrmicine ants related to Eutetramorium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): taxonomy of the genera Eutetramorium Emery, Malagidris nom. n., Myrmisaraka gen. n., Royidris gen. n., and Vitsika gen. n.. Zootaxa. 3791(1):1-99 2014
Brady S. G., Fisher B. L., Schultz T. R., Ward P. S. 2014; The rise of army ants and their relatives: diversification of specialized predatory doryline ants. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14(93):1-14 2014
Fischer G., Azorsa F., Fisher B. L. 2014; The ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): synonymisation of Pheidologeton Mayr under Carebara, establishment and revision of the C. polita species group. ZooKeys. 438:57-112 2014
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2014; The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Afrotropical region (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae): synonymisation of Decamorium Forel under Tetramorium, and taxonomic revision of the T. decem species group. ZooKeys. 411:67-103 2014
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2014; Taxonomic revision of the cryptic ant genus Probolomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Proceratiinae) in Madagascar. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift. 61(1):65-76 2014
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2014; The hyper-diverse ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the Malagasy region - taxonomic revision of the T. naganum, T. plesiarum, T. schaufussii, and T. severini species groups. ZooKeys. 413:1-170 2014
LaPolla J. S., Fisher B. L. 2014; Then there were five: a reexamination of the ant genus Paratrechina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys. 422:35-48 2014
LaPolla J. S., Fisher B. L. 2014; Two new Paraparatrechina (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) species from the Seychelles, with notes on the hypogaeic weissi species-group. ZooKeys. 414:139-155 2014
Rakotonirina J. C., Fisher B. L. 2014; Revision of the Malagasy ponerine ants of the genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa. 3836(1):1-163 2014
Sharaf M. R., Fisher B. L., Aldawood A. S. 2014; Notes on ants of the genus Strumigenys F. Smith, 1860 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Arabian Peninsula, with a key to species. Sociobiology. 61(3):293-299 2014
Ward P. S., Brady S. G., Fisher B. L., Schultz T. R. 2014; The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology. 40:61-81 2014
Yoshimura M., Fisher B. L. 2014; A revision of the ant genus Mystrium in the Malagasy region with description of six new species and remarks on Amblyopone and Stigmatomma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Amblyoponinae). ZooKeys. 394:1-99 2014
Blaimer B. B., Brady S. G., Schultz T. R., Lloyd M. W., Fisher B. L., Ward P. S. 2015; Phylogenomic methods outperform traditional multi-locus approaches in resolving deep evolutionary history: a case study of formicine ants. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15(271):1-14 2015
Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2015; Diagnostic survey of Malagasy Nesomyrmex species-groups and revision of hafahafa group species via morphology based cluster delimitation protocol. ZooKeys. 526:19-59 2015
Hita Garcia F., Fisher B. L. 2015; Taxonomy of the hyper-diverse ant genus Tetramorium Mayr in the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) - first record of the T. setigerum species group and additions to the Malagasy species groups with an updated illustrated identification key. ZooKeys. 512:121-153 2015
Overson R., Fisher B. L. 2015; Taxonomic revision of the genus Prionopelta (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the Malagasy region. ZooKeys. 507:115-150 2015
Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Toward objective, morphology-based taxonomy: a case study on the Malagasy Nesomyrmex sikorai species group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). PLoS ONE. 11(e0152454):1-31 2016
Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Taxonomic revision of the Malagasy members of the Nesomyrmex angulatus species group using the automated morphological species dilineation protocol NC-PART-clustering. PeerJ. 4(e1796):1-35 2016
Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Taxonomic revision of the Malagasy Nesomyrmex madecassus species-group using a quantitative morphometric approach. ZooKeys. 603:105-130 2016
Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Taxonomy of Malagasy Nesomyrmex brevicornis species-group using conventional morphology-based approach. ZooKeys. 616:125-159 2016
Esteves F. A., Fisher B. L. 2016; Taxonomic revision of Stigmatomma Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region. Biodiversity Data Journal. 4(e8032):1-237 2016
Fisher B. L., Bolton B. 2016. Ants of Africa and Madagascar. A guide to the genera. Oakland: University of California Press; 2016
Rakotonirina J. C., Csosz S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Revision of the Malagasy Camponotus edmondi species group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Formicinae): integrating qualitative morphology and multivariate morphometric analysis. ZooKeys. 572:81-154 2016
Ward P. S., Blaimer B. B., Fisher B. L. 2016; A revised phylogenetic classification of the ant subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with resurrection of the genera Colobopsis and Dinomyrmex. Zootaxa. 4072:343-357 2016
Ward P. S., Fisher B. L. 2016; Tales of dracula ants: the evolutionary history of the ant subfamily Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology. 41:683-693 2016