Farid A, Gelardi M, Franck AR, Costanzo F, Kaminsky L, Ercole E, Baroni TJ, White AL, Garey JR, Smith ME, Vizzini A (2018). Phylloporus and Phylloboletellus are no longer alone: Phylloporopsis gen. nov. (Boletaceae), a new smooth-spored lamellate genus to accommodate the American species Phylloporus boletinoides. Fungal Systematics and Evolution, 2:341-359.

Davis MC and Garey JR (2018) Microbial Function and Hydrochemistry within a Stratified Anchialine Sinkhole: A Window into Coastal Aquifer Interactions. Water, 10(8): 972.

Scharping JR, Garman KM, Henry RP, Eswara PJ, and Garey JR (2018) The fate of urban springs: Pumping-induced seawater intrusion in a phreatic cave. Journal of Hydrology 584: 230-245.


Farid A, Franck AR and JR Garey (2017) Boletus rubricitrinus belongs in Pulchroboletus
(Boletaceae), Czech Mycology 69(2): 143–162.

Menning DM, Carraher-Stross WA, Graham ED, Thomas DN, Phillips AR, Scharping RJ and JR Garey (2017) Aquifer discharge rates drive biological change in Karst Estuaries.  Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-017-0281-7.

Rubelmann H, Karlen DJ, and Garey JR (2017) Changes in eukaryotic and bacterial communities along a 120m transect associated with a shallow marine hydrothermal vent.  Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00177.


Menning DM, Wynn JG, and Garey JR (2015) Karst estuaries are governed by interactions between inland hydrological conditions and sea level. J. Hydrology, 527: 718-733.


Menning DM, Boop LM, Graham ED, and Garey JR (2014) Biological abundance and diversity in the upper water column of littoral caves in Mallorca, Spain.  Journal of Speleology, 43:217-226.

Nielsen UN, Ayres E, Wall DH, Li G, Bardgett RD, Wu T and Garey JR (2014). Global-scale patterns of soil nematode community structure in relation to climate and ecosystem properties. Global Ecol. Biogeogr. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12177.


Franck AR, Cochrane, BJ and Garey, JR. (2013) Relationships and dispersal of the Caribbean species of Harrisia (sect. Harrisia) using AFLP and seven DNA regions. Taxon, 62:486-497.

Franck AR, Cochrane, BJ and Garey, JR. (2013) Phylogeny, biogeography, and subgeneric classification of Harrisia (Cactaceae). Systematic Botany, 38: 210-223.


Vaughn R, Garnhart N, Thomas, WK. Garey JR, and Livingston BT. (2012). Sequencing and analysis of the gastrula transcriptome of the brittle star Ophiocoma wendtii. EvoDevo. 3:19 (16 pp).

Garey JR and Menning DM. (2012) The dynamics of community structure within a submarine coastal spring with an anchialine source. Natura Croatica 21, 43-46.

Franck AR, Cochrane, BJ and Garey, JR. (2012). Low-copy nuclear primers and ycf1 primers in Cactaceae. AJB Primer, Notes and Protocols in the Plant Sciences, e405-e407.

Bengtsson J, Hartmann M, Untersehere M, Vaishampayanf P, Abarenkovg, K, Dursoh L, Biki E, Garey JR, Erikssonb KM and Nilsson RH. (2012). Megraft: A software package to graft ribosomal small subunit (16S/18S) fragments onto full-length sequences for accurate species richness and sequencing depth analysis in pyrosequencing-length metagenome. Research in Microbiology 163: 407-412.


Wu T, Ayres E, Bardgett RD, Wall DH and Garey JR. (2011) A molecular study of the worldwide distribution and diversity of small soilanimals. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108: 17720–17725.

Garman KM, Rubelmann H, Karlen DJ, Wu T and Garey JR. (2011). A comparison of the ecological conditions associated with two submarine karst features in the Gulf of Mexico. Hydrobiologia 677: 65-87.


Garey JR (2010) What is a Protostome? Grizmek’s Web, Gale / Cengage Learning. Published online.

Karlen D, Price, RE, PichlerT and Garey J.R. (2010). Benthic community structure along a natural environmental gradient in the vicinity of a shallow-water hydrothermal vent, Ambitle Island, Papua New Guinea. Pacific Science 64: 391-404.


Wu T, Ayres E, Li G, Bardgett RD, Wall D and Garey JR. (2009). Molecular profiling of soil animal diversity in natural ecosystems: incongruence of molecular and morphological results. Soil Biology and Biochemistry.41:849-857

Holland N.D., Campbell T.G., Garey J.R., Holland L.Z. and N.G. Wilson. (2009). The Florida amphioxus (Cephalochordata) hosts larvae of the tapeworm Acanthobothrium brevissime: natural history, anatomy, andtaxonomic identification of the parasite. Acta Zoologica. 90: 75-86.


Garey, JR and McInnes, SJ (2008) Global diversity of tardigrades (Tardigrada) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:101-106.


Stanton G., Meverden K., Thomsen T. and Garey, J.R. (2007). Close circuit rebreathers in the forensic study of the Rouse Simmons Shipwreck. In: Pollock NW, Godfrey JM eds, Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences.26th Symposium,  Dauphin Island, Ala.

Massey, S.E. and Garey, J.R., (2007). A comparative genomics analysis of codon reassignment   reveal a link with mitochondrial proteome size and a mechanism of genetic code change   via suppressor tRNAs. J. Mol. Evol. 64, 399-410.


Pichler, T., Amend, J.P., Garey, J., Hallock, P., Hsia, N.P., Karlen, D.J., Meyer-Dombard, D.R., McCloskey, B.J. and R.E. Price. (2006) A natural laboratory to study Arsenic Geobiocomplexity. EOS 87:221-225

Garey, J.R., Nelson, D.R. and Nichols, P.B. (eds) Biology of the Tardigrades. Hydrobiologia special volume 558 (2006).

Garey, J.R. (2006). Biology of the Tardigrades: An Introduction to the 9th International   Symposium on Tardigrada.  Hydrobiologia, 558:1-3.

Nichols, P. B., Nelson, D.R. and Garey, J.R. (2006). A family level analysis of tardigrade phylogeny.  Hydrobiologia, 558:53-60.


Garman, K.M. and Garey, J.R. (2005). The transition of a freshwater karst aquifer to an anoxic marine system. Estuaries, 28:686-693.

Older Publications

Slomba, J., Essig, F. and Garey, J.R. (2004).  The infrageneric taxonomy of Clematis using an actin intron. Sida Cont. Bot. 21: 55-61.

Weslawski, J.M., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Levin, L.A., Austen, M.C.V., Kneib, R.T., Iliffe, T.M., Garey, J.R., Hawkins, S.J. and Whitlatch, R.B. (2004)  Marine Sedimentary Biota as Providers of Ecosystem Goods and Services. In: Wall, D.H. (ed.). Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments. Island Press, Washington, D.C. pp 73 – 98.

Lavelle, P., Bignell, D., Austen, M.A., Brown, V.K., Behan‑Peltier, V., Garey, J.R., Giller, P., Hawkins, S.J., Brown, G.G., St John, M., Hunt, W.H., Paul, E.A. (2004). Connecting Soil and Sediment Biodiversity: The Role of Scale and Implications for Management.   In: Wall, D.H. (ed.). Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Snelgrove, P.V.R., Austen, M.C., Hawkins, S.J.,  Iliffe, T.I., Kneib, R.T., Levin, L.A.,

Weslawski, J.M.,  Whitlatch, R.B., and Garey, J.R. (2004). Vulnerability of Marine Sedimentary Ecosystem services to Human Activities. In: Wall, D.H. (ed.). Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments. Island Press, Washington, D.C. pp 161-190.

Harwood, V.J., Delahoya, N.C., Ulrich, R.M., Kramer, M.F., Whitlock, J.E., Garey, J.R. and Lim, D.M. (2004). Molecular Confirmation of Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium from Clinical, Fecal and Environmental Sources.  Letters in Applied Microbiology. 38: 476-482.

Mallat, J., Garey, J.R. and Schultz, J.W. (2004). Ecdysozoan Phylogeny: first use of nearly complete 28S and 18S rRNA gene sequences to classify the arthropods and their kin. Molec. Phyl. Evol. 31: 178-191.

Massey, S.E., Moura, G., Beltrao, P., Almeida, R., Garey, J.R., Tuite, M.F. and Santos, M.A.S. (2003). Comparative evolutionary genomics unveils the molecular mechanism of reassignment of the CTG codon in Candida spp. Genome Research 13:544-557.

Garey, J.R. (2003) Ecdysozoa: the evidence for a close relationship between arthropods and nematodes. in: The Panorama of Animal Evolution, pp 503-509. PenSoft Press.

Garey, J.R. (2002). The lesser-known Protostomes.   Integ. and Comp. Biol. 42:611-618.     

Bleidorn, C., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. and Garey, J.R. (2002).  Systematic relationships of Nematomorpha based on molecular and morphological data.  Invertebrate Biology,121:357-364.

Garey, J.R. (2001). Ecdysozoa: the relationship between Cycloneuralia and Panarthropoda ,  Zool. Anz. 240: 321-330.

Gray, K.M. and Garey, J.R.  (2001).  The evolution ofbacterial LuxI and LuxR quorum sensing regulators. Microbiology, 147: 2379‑2387

Cameron, C.B., Garey, J.R. and Swalla, B.J. (2000). Evolution of the Chordate Body Plan: New Insights from phylogenetic analyses of deuterostome phyla.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 95:4469-4474.

Garey, J.R. (2000) Invertebrate Evolution. In:McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw-Hill, New York, pp 216-218.

Swalla, B.J.,Cameron, C.B., Corley, L.S., Garey, J.R. (2000). Urochordates are Monophyletic within the Deuterostomes, Syst. Biol. 49:122-134.

Garey, J.R. (1999) In search of the elusive echinoderm.  American Association of Underwater  Science Slate 14:6

Garey, J.R.,  Nelson, D.R., Mackey, L.Y., and Li, J. (1999).  Tardigrade Phylogeny: Congruencyof Morphological and Molecular Evidence.  Zool. Anz. 238:205-210.

Garey, J.R. and Schmidt-Rhaesa, A. (1998).  The essential role of “minor” phyla in molecular studies of animal evolution.  Amer. Zool. 38: 907-917.

Garey, J.R., Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Near, T.J. & Nadler, S.A. (1998) The evolutionary relationships of rotifers and acanthocephalans. Hydrobiologia 387/388:83‑91.

Near, T.J., Garey, J.R., Nadler, S.A. (1998) Phylogenetic relationships of the Acanthocephala inferred from 18S ribosomal DNA sequences. Molec. Phyl. Evol. 10: 287-298.

Schmidt-Rhaesa, A., Ehlers, U. Bartolomaeus, T, Lemburg, C. and Garey, J.R. (1998) The phylogenetic position of the Arthropoda.  J. Morphol. 238:263‑285.

Mushegian, A.R., Garey, J.R., Martin, J. andLiu, L. (1998). Large-scale taxonomic profiling of eukaryotic model organisms: a comparison oforthologous proteins encoded by the human,  fly, nematode, and yeast genomes. Genome Research 8: 590-598.

Blaxter ML, De Ley P, Garey JR, Liu LX,  Scheldeman P, Vierstraete A,  Vanfleteren JR, Mackey LY, Dorris M,  Frisse LM, Vida JT, Thomas WK. (1998) A molecular evolutionary framework for the phylum Nematoda.  Nature 392: 71-74.

Aguinaldo A.M.A., Turbeville J.M., Linford L.S., Rivera M.C., Garey J.R., Raff R.A.and Lake J.A. (1997) Evidence for a clade of nematodes, arthropods and other moulting animals.  Nature 387: 489-493.

Garey J.R., Near T.J., Nonnemacher M.R., and Nadler S.A. 1996.  Molecular evidence for Acanthocephala as a sub-taxon of Rotifera. J. Mol. Evol.  43: 287-292.

Mackey, L.Y., Winnepennickx, B., Backeljau, I., De Wachter, R., Emschermann, P., and Garey, J.R. (1996) 18S rRNA suggests that Entoprocta are Protostomes, unrelated to Ectoprocta.  J.  Mol. Evol. 42: 552-559.

Garey, J.R., Krotec, M., Nelson, D.R., and Brooks, J.  (1996).  Molecular analysis supports a Tardigrade-Arthropod association. Invertebrate Biology 115:79-88.

Winnepenninckx, B., Backeljau, T., Mackey, L.Y., Brooks, J.M., De Wachter, R., Kumar, S. andGarey, J.R. (1995) 18S rRNA data indicate that the aschelminthes are polyphyletic and consist of at least three distinct clades.  Molec. Biol. Evol. 12: 1132‑1137.

Garey, J.R., Franklin, K.F., Brown, D.,  Harrison, M.L., Metcalf M., and Kushner, J.P. (1993)  Analysis of uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase complementary DNAs in sporadic porphyria cutanea tarda. Gastroenterology 105:165-169.

Chelstowka, A., Zoladek, T., Garey, J.R., Kushner, J.P., Rytka, J., and Labbe-Bois, R. (1992) Identification of amino acid changes affecting yeast uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity by sequence analysis of hem12 mutant alleles. Biochem. J. 288:753-757.

Garey, J.R., Labbe-Bois, R., Cheltowska, A., Rytka, J., Harrison, L.M. Kushner, J.P., and Labbe, P. (1992) Heme biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: HEM12 gene sequence and evidence for two conserved glycines essential for enzymatic activity. Eur. J. Biochem.  205:1011-1016.

Garey, J.R., Harrison, L.M., Franklin, K.F. and Kushner, J.P. (1990) Uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase: A splice site point mutation causes the deletion of exon 6 in multiple families with familial porphyria cutanea tarda. J. Clin. Invest. 86:1416-1422.

Mehra, R.K., Garey, J.R. and Winge, D.R. (1990)  Selective and tandem amplification of the metallothionein gene family in Candida glabrata. J. Biol. Chem. 265:6369-6375.

Wolstenholme, D.R., Okimoto, R., Macfarlane, J.L., Pont, G.A., Chamberlin, H.M., Garey, J.R., and Okada, N.A. (1990)  Unusual features of lower metazoan mitochondrial genomes.  In: Structure, function, and biogenesis of energy transfer systems. ed. E. Quagliariello, S. Papa, F. Palmieri, and C. Saccone. Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. Amsterdam.

Mehra, R.K., Garey, J.R., Butt, T.R., Gray, W.R. and Winge, D.R. (1989) Candida glabrata metallothioneins: Cloning and sequence of genes and characterization of protein. J. Biol. Chem. 264:19747-19753.

Garey, J.R. and Wolstenholme, D.R. (1989) Platyhelminth mitochondrial DNA: Evidence for early evolutionary origin of a tRNA that contains a dihydrouridine-arm replacement loop, and of serine-specifying AGA and AGG codons. J. Mol. Evol., 28:374-387.

Garey, J.R., Hansen, J.L., Harrison, L.M., Kennedy, J.B., and Kushner, J.P.   (1989) A Point Mutation in the Coding Region of Uroporphyrinogen Decarboxylase Associated with Familial Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, Blood 73:892-895.

Jhiang, S., Garey, J.R. and Riggs, A.F. (1988) Exon-intron Organization in Genes of Earthworm and Vertebrate Globins.  Science 240:334-336.

Garey, J.R. and Riggs, A.F. (1986) The hemoglobin of Urechis caupo: The cDNA derived amino acid sequence. J. Biol. Chem. 261:16446-16450.

Garey, J.R. and Riggs, A.F. (1986) Identification of a cDNA transcript containing the coding region for F-I globin from Urechis caupo. in "Invertebrate oxygencarriers". (Linzen, B., ed.)  Springer-Verlag, N.Y. 

Jhiang, S.M., Garey, J.R., and Riggs, A.F. (1986)  Cloning of cDNA for globin from theearthworm Lumbricus terrestrius. in "Invertebrate oxygen carriers". (Linzen, B., ed.) Springer-Verlag,  N.Y.

Garey, J.R. and Riggs, A.F. (1984). Structure and function of hemoglobin from Urechis caupo. Arch. Biochem. Biophys.  228:320‑331.

Garey, J.R., Brodeur, R.D., and Riggs, A.F. (1983). Isolation of RNA from red cells of Urechis caupo. Life Chem. Reports, Suppl. 1, 387‑391.