Please visit my new website at

Link to Google Scholar page here.

—in review— 

Satler JD, Herre EA, Heath TA, Machado CA, Zuniga AG, Nason JD. Genome-wide sequence data show no evidence of admixture and introgression among pollinator wasps associated with a community of Panamanian strangler figs. Molecular Ecology (preprint available on biorXiv)

Houston DD, Satler JD, Stack TK, Carroll HM, Bevan AM, Moya AL, Alexander KD. A phylogenomic perspective on the evolutionary history of the stonefly genus Suwallia (Plecoptera: Chloroperlidae) revealed by ultraconserved genomic elements. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution


Satler JD, Bernhard KK, Stireman JO, Machado CA, Houston DD, Nason JD. 2020. Community structure and undescribed species diversity in non-pollinating fig wasps associated with the strangler fig Ficus petiolaris. Insect Systematics and Diversity, 4: 1–13. (DOI: 10.1093/isd/ixaa005) link

Satler JD, Herre EA, Jander KC, Eaton DAR, Machado CA, Heath TA, Nason JD. 2019. Inferring processes of coevolutionary diversification in a community of Panamanian strangler figs and associated pollinating wasps. Evolution, 73: 2295–2311. (DOI: 10.1111/evo.13809) link

Satler JD, Carstens BC. 2019. The Sarracenia alata pitcher plant system and obligate arthropod inquilines should be considered an evolutionary community. Journal of Biogeography, 46: 485–496. (DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13498) link

Satler JD, Carstens BC. 2017. Do ecological communities disperse across biogeographic barriers as a unit? Molecular Ecology, 26: 3533–3545. (DOI: 10.1111/mec.14137) link

Satler JD, Carstens BC. 2016. Phylogeographic concordance factors quantify phylogeographic congruence among co-distributed species in the Sarracenia alata pitcher plant system. Evolution, 70: 1105–1119. (DOI: 10.1111/evo.12924) link

Satler JD, Zellmer AJ, Carstens BC. 2016. Biogeographic barriers drive co-diversification within associated eukaryotes of the Sarracenia alata pitcher plant system. PeerJ, 4:e1576. (DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1576) link

Garrick RC, Bonatelli IAS, Hyseni C, Morales A, Pelletier TA, Perez MF, Rice E, Satler JD, Symula RE, Thome MTC, Carstens BC. 2015. The evolution of phylogeographic data sets. Molecular Ecology, 24: 1164–1171. (DOI: 10.1111/mec.13108) link

Reid NM, Hird SM, Brown JM, Pelletier TA, McVay JD, Satler JD, Carstens BC. 2014. Poor fit to the multispecies coalescent is widely detectable in empirical data. Systematic Biology, 63: 322–333. (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt057) link

Carstens BC, Pelletier TA, Reid NM, Satler JD. 2013. How to fail at species delimitation. Molecular Ecology, 22: 4369–4383. (doi: 10.1111/mec.12413) link

Satler JD, Carstens BC, Hedin MC. 2013. Multilocus species delimitation in a complex of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). Systematic Biology, 62: 805–823. (doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt041) link

Carstens BC, Satler JD. 2013. The carnivorous plant described as Sarracenia alata contains two cryptic species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109: 737–746. (doi: 10.1111/bij.12093) link

Carstens BC, Brennan RS, Chua V, Duffie CV, Harvey MG, Koch RA, McMahan CD, Nelson BJ, Newman CE, Satler JD, Seeholzer G, Posbic K, Tank DC, Sullivan J. 2013. Model selection as a tool for phylogeographic inference: an example from the willow Salix melanoplis. Molecular Ecology, 22: 4014–4028. (doi: 10.1111/mec.12347) link

Satler JD, Starrett J, Hayashi CY, Hedin M. 2011. Inferring species trees from gene trees in a radiation of California trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). PLoS ONE, 6(9):e25355. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025355) link