More Publications - Dr.Matias J. Cafaro, Ph.D

2012 Hernández Roa, JJ & Cafaro, MJ. Seasonality in the level of infection by Enterobryus halophilus (Trichomycetes) in Emerita portoricensis. Mycologia 104(2): 337-344.

2011 Valle, LG, White, MM & Cafaro, MJ. Dipteran-associated Harpellales from lowland and submontane tropical rain forests of Veracruz (Mexico). Mycologia 103(3): 656-673.

2011 Cafaro, MJ, Poulsen, M, Little, AEF, Price, SL, Gerardo, NM, Wong, B, Stuart, AE, Larget, B, Abbot, P & Currie, CR. Specificity in the symbiotic association between fungus-growing ants and protective Pseudonocardia bacteria. Proc. R. Soc. B 278: 1814-1822.

2011 Folgarait, PJ, Marfetán, JA & Cafaro, MJ. Growth and conidiation response of Escovopsis weberii against the fungal cultivar from the leaf-cutter ant Acromyrmex lundii. Environmental Entomology 40 (2): 342-349.

2010 Poulsen, M, Cafaro, MJ, Erhardt, DP, Little, AEF, Gerardo, NM & Currie, CR. Variation in Pseudonocardia antibiotic defense helps govern parasite-induced morbidity in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. Environmental Microbiology Reports 2 (4): 534-540.

2010 Valle, LG & Cafaro, MJ. Harpellales of the Dominican Republic (Hispaniola Island) and the insular effect on gut fungi. Mycologia 102 (2): 363-373.

2010 Taerum, SJ, Cafaro, MJ & Currie, CR. Presence of multiparasite infections within individual colonies of leaf-cutter ants. Environmental Entomology 39 (1): 105-113.

2009 Hernández Roa, JJ, Virella, CR & Cafaro, MJ. First survey of arthropod gut fungi and associates from Vieques, Puerto Rico. Mycologia 101 (6): 896-903.

2008 Valle, LG, White, MM & Cafaro, MJ. Harpellales in the digestive tracts of Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera nymphs from Veracruz, Mexico. Mycologia 100 (1): 149-162.

2008 Valle, LG & Cafaro, MJ. First report of Zygospores in Asellariales and new species from the Caribbean. Mycologia 100 (1): 122-131.

2007 Taerum, SJ, Cafaro, MJ, Little, AEF, Schultz, TR & Currie, CR. Low host-pathogen specificity in the leaf-cutting ant-microbe symbiosis. Proc. R. Soc. B 274: 1971-1978.

2006 White, MM, James, T, O’Donnell, K, Cafaro, MJ, Tanabe, Y, Sujiyama, J. Phylogeny of the Zygomycota based on nuclear ribosomal sequence data. Mycologia 98 (6): 872-884.

2006 Lopez, SE, Cabral, D & Cafaro, MJ. JORGE EDUARDO WRIGHT, 1922-2005. Mycologia 98 (3): 519-521.

2005 Poulsen, M, Cafaro, MJ, Boomsma, JJ & Currie, C. Specificity of the mutualistic association between actinomycete bacteria and two sympatric species of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. Molecular Ecology 14: 3597–3604.

2005 Cafaro, MJ & Currie, C. R. Phylogenetic placement of mutualistic filamentous bacteria associated with fungus-growing ants. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 51: 441-446.

2005 Cafaro, MJ. Eccrinales (Trichomycetes) are not Fungi, but a clade of protists at the early divergence of animals and fungi. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35(1): 21-34.

2002 Cafaro, MJ. Species richness patterns in symbiotic gut fungi (Trichomycetes). Fungal Diversity 9: 47-56.

2000 Cafaro, MJ. Gut fungi of isopods. The genus Palavascia. Mycologia 92(2): 361-369.

2000 White, M, Cafaro, MJ & Lichtwardt, R. Arthropod gut fungi from Puerto Rico and summary of tropical Trichomycetes worldwide. Caribbean Journal of Science 36 (3-4) 210-220.

1999 Lichtwardt, R, White, M, Cafaro, MJ & Misra, JK. Fungi associated with passalid beetles and their mites. Mycologia 91(4): 694-702.

1999 Cafaro, MJ. Baltomyces, a new genus of gut-inhabiting fungus in an isopod. Mycologia 91(3): 517-519.

1999 Cabral, D, Cafaro, MJ., Saidman, B, Lugo, M, Reddy, P & White, J, Jr. Evidence supporting the occurrence of a new species of endophyte in some South American grasses. Mycologia 91(2): 315-325.

Book Chapters and Others:

2003 Lichtwardt, R, White, M, Cafaro, MJ. Freshwater Trichomycetes and their arthropod hosts. In: Freshwater Mycology. C. K. M. Tsui and K. D. Hyde (eds.). Fungal Diversity Press, Hong Kong SAR, China, 350 pp.

2001 White, M, Cafaro, MJ. & Gottlieb, AM. Taxonomy and systematics of Trichomycetes - Past, present and future. In: Trichomycetes and Other Fungal Groups: Robert W. Lichtwardt Commemoration Volume. J. K. Misra and Bruce W. Horn (eds.). Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, New Hampshire, USA, 396 pp.

2001 Lichtwardt, R, Cafaro, MJ, White, M. The Trichomycetes. Fungal Associates of Arthropods. On-line publication (