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Professional Publications - 43 additional publications, non peer-reviewed, not listed.

Sigwart, J.D., I. Stoeger*, T. Knebelsberger and E. Schwabe. (2013). Chiton phylogeny (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) and placement of the enigmatic species Choriplax grayi (H. Adams & Angas, 1864). Invertebrate Systematics. In press.

Stöger*, I., J.D. Sigwart, Y. Kano, T. Knebelsberger, B.A. Marshall, E. Schwabe, M. Schrödl. (2013). The continuing debate on deep molluscan phylogeny: Evidence for Serialia (Mollusca, Monoplacophora + Polyplacophora).  BioMed Research. Article ID 407072,

Ávila, S.P., J.D. Sigwart (2013). New records for the shallow-water chiton fauna (Mollusca, Polyplacophora) of the Azores (NE Atlantic).  ZooKeys, 312: 23–38.

Morrow*, C.C., N.E. Redmond, B.E. Picton, R.W. Thacker, A.G. Collins, C.A. Maggs, J.D. Sigwart, L.A. Allcock. (2013). Molecular phylogenies support homoplasy of multiple morphological characters used in the taxonomy of Heteroscleromorpha (Porifera: Demospongiae).  Integrative and Comparative Biology, 53(3): 428-46.

Duperron, S., M-A. Pottier, N. Léger, S.M. Gaudron, N. Puillandre, S. Le Prieur, J.D. Sigwart, J. Ravaux, M. Zbinden. (2013). A tale of two chitons: is habitat specialisation linked to distinct associated bacterial communities?  FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 83: 552-567.

Carey*, N., J.D. Sigwart, J. Richards. (2013). Economies of scaling: allometry of metabolism is linked to activity, metabolic rate and habitat.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 493: 7-14.

Sutton, M.D., D.E.G. Briggs, David J. Siveter, Derek J. Siveter, J.D. Sigwart (2012.) A Silurian armoured aplacophoran: implications for molluscan phylogeny.  Nature, 490: 94-97.

Carey*, N., A. Galkin, P. Henrikkson*, J. Richards, J.D. Sigwart (2012). Surprising variation in the oxygen metabolism of 'living fossils' (Mollusca: Polyplacophora).  Journal of the Marine Biology Association of the UK, 93: 197-207.

J.D. Sigwart and B.I. Sirenko. (2012). Deep-sea chitons from sunken wood in the West Pacific (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida): taxonomy, distribution, and seven new species.  Zootaxa, 3195: 1-38.

Doonan*, J., G. Beatty, J.D. Sigwart, and J. Provan. (2012). Extensive local-scale gene flow and long-term population stability in the intertidal mollusc Katharina tunicata (Mollusca: Polyplacophora).  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 106: 589-597.

Sutton, M.D. and J.D. Sigwart (2012). A chiton without a foot.  Palaeontology, 55: 401-411.

Yearsley, J.M and J.D. Sigwart (2011). Larval transport modelling of deep-sea invertebrates points to potential undiscovered populations.  PLoS ONE, 6: e23063.

Donovan, S.K., M.D. Sutton and J.D. Sigwart (2011). The last meal of the Late Ordovician mollusc 'Helminthochiton' thraivensis Reed, 1911, from the Lady Burn Starfish Beds, southwest Scotland.  Geological Journal, 46: 451-463.

J.D. Sigwart, E. Schwabe, H. Saito, S. Samadi, and G. Giribet. (2011). Evolution in the deep sea: combined analysis of the earliest-derived living chitons using molecules and morphology (Mollusca, Polyplacophora, Lepidopleurida).  Invertebrate Systematics, 24: 560-572.

Donovan, S.K., M.D. Sutton and J.D. Sigwart (2010). The last meal of the Late Ordovician mollusc 'Helminthochiton' thraivensis Reed, 1911, from the Lady Burn Starfish Beds, southwest Scotland.  Geological Journal, 45: In press. DOI: 10.1002/gj.1286.

Donovan, S.K., M.D. Sutton and J.D. Sigwart (2010). Crinoids for lunch? An unexpected biotic interaction from the Upper Ordovician of Scotland.  Geology, 38(10): 935-938.

Viscardi, P., M. Sakumoto, and J.D. Sigwart (2010). How long is a piece of Strix? Methods in measuring and measuring the measurers.  Zoomorphology, 129: 185-194.

Sigwart, J.D. and L.M. Leonard (2009). Coming out of its shell: Molluscan collections in the National Museum of Ireland.  Irish Naturalists' Journal, 30(2): 90-104.

Sigwart, J.D. (2009). The deep-sea chiton Nierstraszella (Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida) in the West Pacific: taxonomy, morphology, and a bizarre ectosymbiont.  Journal of Natural History, 43(7-8): 447-468.

Sigwart, J.D. (2009). Coalescent Theory: An introduction [invited book review].  Systematic Biology, 58: 58(1): 162-165.

Sigwart, J.D. (2009). Primitive living chitons: Morphological cladistic analysis as a model for character evaluation.  American Malacological Bulletin (Proceedings of the symposium 'Molluscs as Models for Evolution' Antwerp, 2007), 27: 95-104.

Sigwart, J.D. (2009). Parasitic foraminifers on a deep-sea chiton (Mollusca, Polyplacophora, Leptochitonidae) from Iceland.  Marine Biology Research, 52(2): 193-199.

Chritz, K.L., G.J. Dyke, A. Zazzo, A. Lister, N. Monaghan and Sigwart, J.D.. (2009). Palaeobiology of an extinct Ice Age mammal: stable isotope and cementum analysis of giant deer teeth.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 282: 133-144.

Sigwart, J.D. (2009). On the permanence of natural history museums: taxonomy as living history. In: M. Cabal and C. Cullen, ed.  Communities of Knowledge in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Science, Culture and Society, Four Courts Press, Dublin. In press.

Sigwart, J.D. (2008). Gross anatomy and positional homology of gills, gonopores, and nephridiopores in "basal" living chitons (Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurina).  American Malacological Bulletin, 25(1/2): 43-49.

Sigwart, J.D. (2008). Crystal Creatures: Context for the Dublin Blaschka Congress.  Historical Biology, 20(1): 1-10.

Sigwart, J.D. and M.D. (2007). Sutton. Deep molluscan phylogeny: Synthesis of palaeontological and neontological data.  Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) B., 274: 2413-2419.

Voight, J.R. and Sigwart, J.D. (2007). Scarred limpets at hydrothermal vents: Evidence of predation by deep-sea whelks.  Marine Biology, 152(1): 129-133.

J.D. Sigwart, K.I. Schnetler, and S.B. Andersen. (2007). First record of a chiton from the Palaeocene of Denmark (Polyplacophora: Leptochitonidae) and its phylogenetic affinities.  Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 5(2): 123-132.

Sigwart, J.D. (2007). The Irish fossil Polyplacophora.  Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 25: 27-38.

Viscardi, P., Sigwart, J.D. and Monaghan, N.T. (2006). Climate control in an uncontrollable building.  Collections Forum, 21(1-2): 85-95.

Sigwart, J.D. (2006). Hidden biodiversity: Chitons in Ireland. pp. 18-20 In R. Moles, ed.  Proceedings of ESAI/ENVIRON 2005, University of Limerick.

Sigwart, J.D. (2005). Gene Genealogies, Variation and Evolution: A Primer in Coalescent Theory [invited book review].  Systematic Biology, 54(6): 986-987.

J.D. Sigwart, E. Callaghan, A. Colla, G.J. Dyke, S.L. McCaffrey and N.T. Monaghan (2005). Belatedly hatching ornithology collections at the National Museum of Ireland.  Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden), 79(3): 19-28.

Dyke, G.J. and Sigwart, J.D. (2005). A search for a 'smoking gun': No need for an alternative to the Linnaean System of classification. pp. 49-65 In A. Minelli, G. Ortalli and G. Sanga, eds.  Animal Names.