Publications By Cowie Lab Members 2001–2019

For complete publication lists please see individual lab members' pages


Journal and Book Covers

Joshi, R.C., Cowie, R.H. & Sebastian, L.S. (eds.) 2017. Biology and Management of Invasive Apple Snails. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. xvii + 405 p.

Cowie, R.H., Rundell, R.J. & Yeung, N.W. 2017. Samoan Land Snails and Slugs – An Identification Guide. Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa Government. viii + 71 p.
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Yeung, N.W., Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A. & Strong, E.E. 2017. Type specimens of Hawaiian land snails in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, with lectotype designations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 647: i-v, 1-34.

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A. & Strong, E.E. 2015. Types of Ampullariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, with lectotype designations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 645: [i-iii], 1-13.

Cowie, R.H. 2015. The recent apple snails of Africa and Asia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ampullariidae: Afropomus, Forbesopomus, Lanistes, Pila, Saulea): a nomenclatural and type catalogue. The apple snails of the Americas: addenda and corrigenda. Zootaxa 3940(1): 1-92.
Cowie, R.H. 2014. Journey to a Waterfall. A Biologist in Africa. Lulu, Raleigh. x + 279 p.
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Hayes, K.A., Cowie, R.H., Jørgensen, A., Schultheiß, R., Albrecht, C. & Thiengo, S.C. 2009. Molluscan models in evolutionary biology: apple snails (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae) as a system for addressing fundamental questions. American Malacological Bulletin 27: 47-58.
Hayes, K.A., Joshi, R.C., Thiengo, S.C. & Cowie, R.H. 2008. Out of South America: multiple origins of non-native apple snails in Asia. Diversity and Distributions 14: 701-712.
Trewick, S.A. & Cowie, R.H. (eds.) 2008. Evolution on Pacific islands: Darwin's legacy. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 363(1508): 3289-3465.
Héros, V., Cowie, R.H. & Bouchet, P. (eds.) 2008. Tropical deep-sea benthos 25. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 196: 806 p.


Holland, B.S. & Cowie, R.H. 2007. A geographic mosaic of passive dispersal: population structure in the endemic Hawaiian amber snail Succinea caduca (Mighels, 1845). Molecular Ecology 16(12): 2422-2435.
Staples, G.W. & Cowie, R.H. (eds.) 2001. Hawai‘i's invasive species. Mutual Publishing and Bishop Museum Press. xii + 116 p.

Journal Articles

2019

Cowie, R.H. 2019. Annotated catalogue of species of Angiostrongylus and the related genera Gallegostrongylus, Rodentocaulus and Stefanskostrongylus (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea, Angiostrongylidae). Journal of Helminthology 93(4): 389-423.

Riggs, R.A., Taylor, A.D., Thomson, R.C. & Cowie, R.H. 2019. Sexual dimorphism and seasonal variability of shield size in the endangered Hawaiian Coot (Fulica alai). Waterbirds 42(1): 70-77.

Yeung, N.W., Meyer, W.M., III, Hayes, K.A., Kim, J.R., Skelton, T.J. & Cowie, R.H. 2019. Non-native gastropods in high elevation horticultural facilities in Hawaii - a threat to native biodiversity. Biological Invasions 21: 1557-1566.

Yang, Q., Liu, S., He, C., Cowie, R.H., Yu, X. & Hayes, K.A. 2019. Invisible apple snail invasions: importance of continued vigilance and rigorous taxonomic assessments. Pest Management Science 75: 1277-1286.

Kim, J.R., Wong, T.W., Curry, P.A., Yeung, N.W., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. 2019. Modelling the distribution in Hawaii of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm) in its gastropod hosts. Parasitology 146(1): 42-49.

Norder, S.J., Proios, K.V., Whittaker, R.J., Alonso, M.R., Borges, P.A.V., Borregaard, M.K., Cowie, R.H., Florens, F.B.V., de Frias Martins, A.M., Ibáñez, M., Kissling, W.D., de Nascimento, L., Otto, R., Parent, C.E., Rigal, F., Warren, B.H., Fernández-Palacios, J.M., van Loon, E.E., Triantis, K.A., & Rijsdijk, K.F. 2018. Beyond the last glacial maximum: island endemism is best explained by long-lasting archipelago configurations. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28(2): 184-197.

2018

Mora, C., Rollins, R.L., Taladay, K., Kantar, M.B., Chock, M.K., Shimada, M. & Franklin, E.C. 2018. Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°C. Nature Climate Change 8(11): 931-933.

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A., Kim, J.R., Bustamente, K.M. & Yeung, N.W. Parmarion martensi Simroth, 1893 (Gastropoda: Ariophantidae), an intermediate host of Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm), on Maui. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 123: 7-10. Download

2017

Cowie, R.H., Strong, E.E., Rosenberg, G. & Hayes, K.A. Types of Ampullariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 165: 175-194.

Cowie, R.H. Angiostrongylus cantonensis: agent of a sometimes fatal globally emerging infectious disease (rat lungworm disease). ACS Chemical Neuroscience 8: 2102-2104. Download

Meyer, W.M., III, Yeung, N.W., Slapcinsky, J. & Hayes, K.A. Two for one: inadvertent introduction of Euglandina species during failed bio-control efforts in Hawaii. Biological Invasions 19: 1399-1405.

Yeung, N.W., Cowie R.H., Hayes, K.A. & Strong, E.E. Type specimens of Hawaiian land snails in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, with lectotype designations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 647: i-v, 1-34. Download

Cowie, R.H., Régnier, C., Fontaine, B. & Bouchet, P. Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

2016

Matsukura, K., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. Eleven microsatellite loci for two invasive freshwater apple snails, Pomacea canaliculata and P. maculata (Ampullariidae). Biological Invasions 18: 3397-3400.

Chiba, S. & Cowie, R.H. Evolution and extinction of land snails on oceanic islands. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 47: 123-141.

Cowie, R.H., Héros, V., Yeung, N.W. & Hayes, K.A. Annotated catalogue of types of Hawaiian land and freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, with lectotype designations. Addendum: lectotype designation for Lymnaea affinis Souleyet, 1852. Zoosystema 38(3): 389-391. Download

Cowie, R.H., Héros, V., Yeung, N.W. & Hayes, K.A. Annotated catalogue of types of Hawaiian land and freshwater snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, with lectotype designations. Zoosystema 38(2): 245-266. Download

Curry, P.A., Yeung, N.W., Hayes, K.A., Meyer, W.M., III, Taylor, A.D. & Cowie, R.H. Rapid range expansion of an invasive predatory snail, Oxychilus alliarius (Miller 1822), and its impact on endemic Hawaiian land snails. Biological Invasions 18(6): 1769-1780 .

Kim, J.R., Hayes, K.A., Yeung, N.W. & Cowie, R.H. Identity and distribution of introduced slugs (Veronicellidae) in the Hawaiian and Samoan Islands. Pacific Science 70(4): 477-493.

Matsukura, K., Yoshida, K., Kumashiro, S. & Matsumura, M. Future risk of the maize orange leafhopper, Cicadulina bipunctata, and maize wallaby ear symptom in temperate Japan. Population Ecology 58: 241-248.

Matsukura, K., Izumi, Y., Yoshida, K. & Wada, T. Cold tolerance of invasive freshwater snails, Pomacea canaliculata, P. maculata, and their hybrids helps explain the different distributions. Freshwater Biology 61: 80-87.

Triantis, K.A., Rigal, F., Parent, C.E., Cameron, R.A.D., Lenzner, B., Parmakelis, A., Yeung, N.W., Alonso, M.R., Ibáñez, M., Martins, A.M. de F., Teixeira, D.N.F., Griffiths, O.L., Yanes, Y., Hayes, K.A., Preece, R.C. & Cowie, R.H. Discordance between morphological and taxonomic diversity: land snails of oceanic archipelagos. Journal of Biogeography 43(10): 2050-2061.

2015

Matsukura, K., Yoshida, K. & Matsumura, M. Control strategy for maize wallaby ear symptom based on a quantitative forecasting model for the maize orange leafhopper, Cicadulina bipunctata. Crop Protection 75: 139-143.

Régnier, C., Bouchet, P., Hayes, K.A., Yeung, N.W., Christensen, C.C., Chung, D.J.D., Fontaine, B. & Cowie, R.H. Extinction in a hyperdiverse endemic Hawaiian land snail family and implications for the underestimation of invertebrate extinction. Conservation Biology 29(6): 1715-1723.

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A. & Strong, E.E. Types of Ampullariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, with lectotype designations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 645: [i-iii], 1-13. Download

Régnier, C., Achaz, G., Lambert, A., Cowie, R.H., Bouchet, P. & Fontaine, B. Mass extinction in poorly known taxa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(25): 7761-7766. Download

Hayes, K.A. . . . [31 others] . . . & Cowie, R.H. Insights from an integrated view of the biology of apple snails (Caenogastropoda: Ampullariidae). Malacologia 58(1-2): 245-302.

Cowie, R.H. The recent apple snails of Africa and Asia (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ampullariidae: Afropomus, Forbesopomus, Lanistes, Pila, Saulea): a nomenclatural and type catalogue. The apple snails of the Americas: addenda and corrigenda. Zootaxa 3940(1): 1-92.

2014

Meyer, W.M., III, Gary, D.T.A., Yeung, N.W., Dirks, C., Leung, K., Léon, J.A., Ressler, D.T.B., Curry, P.A. & Hayes, K.A. Native arboreal land snails in the Mt Kaala Natural Area Reserve, Oahu, Hawaii, have similar plant preferences: implications for conservation. Journal of Molluscan Studies 80(4): 469-472.

Kim, J.R., Hayes, K.A., Yeung, N.W. & Cowie, R.H. Diverse gastropod hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the rat lungworm, globally and with a focus on the Hawaiian Islands. PLoS ONE 9(5): e94969.

2013

Durkan, T.H., Yeung, N.W., Meyer, W.M., III, Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. Evaluating the efficacy of land snail survey techniques in Hawaii: implications for conservation throughout the Pacific. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 3223-3232.

Curry, P.A. & Yeung, N.W. Predation on endemic Hawaiian land snailis by the invasive snail Oxychilus alliarius. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 3165-3169.

Meyer, W.M., III, Ostertag, R. & Cowie, R.H. Influence of terrestrial molluscs on litter decomposition and nutrient release in a Hawaiian rainforest. Biotropica 45: 719-727.

Hawksworth, D.L. & Cowie, R.H. The discovery of historically extinct, but hitherto undescribed, species: an under-appreciated element in extinction-rate assessments. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 2429-2432.

Cowie, R.H. Biology, systematics, life cycle, and distribution of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the cause of rat lungworm disease. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health 72(6) Supplement 2: 6-9. Download

Cowie, R.H. Pathways for transmission of angiostrongyliasis and the risk of disease associated with them. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health 72(6) Supplement 2: 70-74. Download

Yeung, N.W., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. 2013. Effects of washing produce contaminated with the snail and slug hosts of Angiostrongylus cantonensis with three common household solutions. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health 72(6) Supplement 2: 83-86. Download

2012

Cowie, R.H. & Héros, V. Annotated catalogue of the types of Ampullariidae (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, with lectotype designations. Zoosystema 34(4): 793-824. Download

Cowie, R.H., Hollyer, J.R., da Silva, A.J., Hollingsworth, R.G. et al. Workshop on research priorities for management and treatment of angiostrongyliasis. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18(12) [Internet]. Download

Hayes, H.A., Cowie, R.H., Thiengo, S.C. & Strong, E.E. Comparing apples with apples: clarifying the identities of two highly invasive Neotropical Ampullariidae (Caenogastropoda). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 723-753.

Karl, S.A. & Hayes, K.A. Extreme population subdivision in the crown conch (Melongena corona): historical and contemporary influences. Journal of Heredity 103: 523-532.

Hayes, K.A., Yeung, N.W., Kim, J.R. & Cowie, R.H. New records of alien Gastropoda in the Hawaiian Islands: 1996-2010. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 112: 21-28. Download

Christensen, C.C., Yeung, N.W. & Hayes, K.A. First records of Paralaoma servilis (Shuttleworth, 1852) (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Punctidae) in the Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 112: 3-7. Download

Holland, B.S., Chock, T., Lee, A. & Sugiura, S. Tracking behavior in the snail Euglandina rosea: first evidence of preference for endemic versus biocontrol target pest species in Hawaii. American Malacological Bulletin 30: 153-157.

Meyer, W.M., III. Native Hawaiian succineids prefer non-native ginger (Hedychium spp.) plant species in the Kohala Mountains, Hawaii. American Malacological Bulletin 30: 147-151
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2011

Cowie, R.H. Cornu Born, 1778 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Helicidae): request for a ruling on the availability of the generic name. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 68: 97-104.

Meyer, W.M., III & Cowie, R.H. Distribution, movement, and micro-habitat use of the introduced predatory snail Euglandina rosea in Hawaii: implications for management. Invertebrate Biology 130: 325-333.

Meyer, W.M., III & Yeung, N.W. Trophic relationships among terrestrial molluscs in a Hawaiian rain forest: analysis of carbon and nitrogen isotopes. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 441-445.

Meyer, W.M., III, Ostertag, R. & Cowie, R.H. Macro-invertebrates accelerate litter decomposition and nutrient release in a Hawaiian rainforest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43: 206-211.

Sugiura, S. Holland B.S. & Cowie, R.H. Predatory behaviour of newly-hatched Euglandina rosea. Journal of Molluscan Studies 77: 101-102.

2010

Meyer, W.M., III & Cowie, R.H. Invasive temperate species are a threat to tropical island biodiversity. Biotropica 42: 732-738 .

Meyer, W, M., III & Cowie, R.H. Feeding preference of two introduced predatory snails and their conservation implications. Malacologia 53: 135-144.

Rubinoff, D., Holland, B.S., Shibata, A., Messing, R.H. & Wright, M. Rapid invasion despite lack of genetic diversity in the erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim, 2004). Pacific Science 64: 23-31.

Sugiura, S. Associations of leaf miners and leaf gallers with island plants of different residency histories. Journal of Biogeography 37: 237-244.

Sugiura, S. Prey preference and gregarious attacks by the invasive flatworm Platydemus manokwari. Biological Invasions 12: 1499-1507.

Sugiura, S. Species interactions - area relationships: biological invasions and network structure in relation to island area. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 1807-1815.

Sugiura, S. & Masuya, H. Leaf-mining beetles carry plant pathogenic fungi amongst hosts. Journal of Natural History 44: 2179-2186. 

Wood, K.R. & Cowie, R.H. Land snail records for Mokapu Islet, Moloka‘i, Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 108: 53-54. Download

2009

Cowie, R.H., Dillon, R.T., Jr., Robinson, D.G. & Smith, J.W. Alien non-marine snails and slugs of priority quarantine importance in the United States: a preliminary risk assessment. American Malacological Bulletin 27: 113-132.

Hayes, K.A., Cowie, R.H. & Thiengo, S.C. A global phylogeny of apple snails: Gondwanan origin, generic relationships and the influence of outgroup choice (Caenogastropoda: Ampullariidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98: 61-76.

Hayes, K.A. Cowie, R.H., Jørgensen, A., Schultheiß, R., Albrecht, C. & Thiengo, S.C. Molluscan models in evolutionary biology: apple snails (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae) as a system for addressing fundamental questions. American Malacological Bulletin 27: 47-58.

Hayes, K.A. & Karl, S.A. Phylogenetic relationships of crown conchs (Melongena spp.): the corona complex simplified. Journal of Biogeography 36: 28-38.

Holland, B.S. & Cowie, R.H. Land snail models in island biogeography: a tale of two snails. American Malacological Bulletin 27: 59-68.

Meyer, W.M. & Shiels, A.B. Black rat (Rattus rattus) predation on nonindigenous snails in Hawai‘i: complex management implications. Pacific Science 63: 339-347.

Sugiura, S. Seasonal fluctuation of invasive flatworm predation pressure on land snails: implications for the range expansion and impacts of invasive species. Biological Conservation 142: 3013-3019.

Sugiura, S. & Yamazaki, K. Gall-attacking behavior in phytophagous insects, with emphasis on Coleoptera and Lepidoptera. Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 2: 41-61.

Sugiura, S., Yamaura, Y., Tsuru, T., Goto, H., Hasegawa, M., Makihara, H. & Makino, S. Beetle responses to artificial gaps in an oceanic island forest: implications for invasive tree management to conserve endemic species diversity. Biodiversity and Conservation 18: 2101-2118.

2008

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A., Tran, C.T. & Meyer, W.M., III. The horticultural industry as a vector of alien snails and slugs: widespread invasions in Hawaii. International Journal of Pest Management 54: 267-276.

Cowie, R.H. & Holland, B.S. Molecular biogeography and diversification of the endemic terrestrial fauna of the Hawaiian Islands. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 363: 3363-3376.

Cowie, R.H. & Wood, K.R. The land snails of the island of Lehua, Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 100: 50-52. Download

Gruner, D.S., Gotelli, N.J., Price, J.P. & Cowie, R.H. Does species diversity drive speciation: a reassessment with the Hawaiian biota. Ecography 31: 279-285.

Hayes, K.A., Joshi, R.C., Thiengo, S.C. & Cowie, R.H. Out of South America: multiple origins of non-native apple snails in Asia. Diversity and Distributions 14: 701-712.

Holland, B.S., Christensen, C.C., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. Biocontrol in Hawaii: a response to Messing (2007). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 40: 81-83. Download

Meyer, W.M., Hayes, K.A. & Meyer, A.L. Giant African snail, Achatina fulica, as a snail predator. American Malacological Bulletin 24: 117-119.

Tran, C.T., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. Lack of mitochondrial DNA diversity in invasive apple snails (Ampullariidae) in Hawaii. Malacologia 50: 351-357.

2007

Bird, C.E., Holland, B.S., Bowen, B.W. & Toonen, R.J. Contrasting phylogeography in three endemic Hawaiian limpets (Cellana spp.) with similar life histories. Molecular Ecology, 16(15): 3173-3187.

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A., Tran, C.T. & Levin, P. Distribution of the invasive apple snail Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck) in the Hawaiian Islands (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 96: 48-51. Download

Hayes, K.A., Tran, C.T. & Cowie, R.H. New records of alien Mollusca in the Hawaiian Islands: nonmarine snails and slugs (Gastropoda) associated with the horticultural trade. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 96: 54-63. Download

Holland, B.S. & Cowie, R.H. A geographic mosaic of passive dispersal: population structure in the endemic Hawaiian amber snail Succinea caduca (Mighels, 1845). Molecular Ecology 16(12): 2422-2435.

Holland, B.S. & Hadfield, M.G.. Molecular systematics of the endangered O'ahu tree snail Achatinella mustelina (Mighels 1845): Synonymization of subspecies and estimation of gene flow between chiral morphs. Pacific Science 61: 53-66.

Rawlings, T.A., Hayes, K.A., Cowie, R.H. & Collins, T.M. The identity, distribution, and impacts of non-native apple snails in the continental United States. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 97 [14 p.] [published on line doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-97; designated as 'highly accessed']. Download

Thiengo, S.C., Faraco, F.A., Salgado, N.C., Cowie, R.H. & Fernandez, M.A. Rapid spread of an invasive snail in South America: the giant African snail, Achatina fulica, in Brasil. Biological Invasions 9: 693-702.

2006

Cowie, R.H. & B.S. Holland. Dispersal is fundamental to evolution on oceanic islands. Journal of Biogeography, 33(2): 193-198. Guest Editorial.

Holland, B.S. & Cowie, R.H. Dispersal and vicariance in Hawaii: submarine slumping does not create deep interisland channels. Journal of Biogeography 33: 2155-2156.

Holland, B.S. & Cowie, R.H. New island records of an endemic Hawaiian land snail species, Succinea caduca Mighels (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Succineidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 88: 58-60. Download

Meyer, W. M., III. Invasive land snail community structure: Distributions and associations of species along environmental gradients on the island of Hawaii. Pacific Science. 60:311-312.

Meyer, W.M. Records of rare ground-dwelling land snails on O'ahu. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 88: 57-58. Download

2005

Cowie, R.H. Alien non-marine molluscs in the islands of the tropical and subtropical Pacific: a review. American Malacological Bulletin 20(1/2): 95-103.

Rubinoff, D. & Holland, B.S. Between the two extremes: mitochondrial DNA is neither the panacea nor the nemesis of phylogenetic and taxonomic inference. Systematic Biology 54(6): 952-961.

2004

Cowie, R.H. Disappearing snails and alien invasions: the biodiversity/conservation interface in the Pacific. Journal of Conchology Special Publications 3: 23-37.

Cowie, R.H. & Grant-Mackie, J.A. The land snail fauna of the Mé Auré cave (WMD007), Moindou, New Caledonia: human introductions and faunal change. Pacific Science 58(3): 447-460.

Cowie, R.H. Cazzaniga, N.J. & Glaubrecht, M. The South American Mollusca of Johann Baptist Ritter von Spix and their publication by Johann Andreas Wagner. The Nautilus 118(2): 71-87. Download

Hayes, K.A. & Karl, S.A. Characterization of microsatellite markers from the gastropod genus Melongena. Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 755-757.

Holland, B.S., Dawson, M.N., Crow, G.L. & Hofmann, D.K. Global phylogeography of Cassiopea (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae): molecular evidence for cryptic species and multiple invasions of the Hawaiian Islands. Marine Biology. 145: 1119-1128.

Holland, B.S. & Hadfield, M.G. Origin and diversification of the endemic Hawaiian tree snails (Achatinellinae: Achatinellidae) based on molecular evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32(2): 588-600.

Lydeard, C., Cowie, R.H., Ponder, W.F., Bogan, A.E., Bouchet, P., Clark, S., Cummings, K.S., Frest, T.J., Gargominy, O., Herbert, D.G., Hershler, R., Perez, K., Roth, B., Seddon, M., Strong, E.E. & Thompson, F.G. The global decline of nonmarine mollusks. BioScience 54(4): 321-330. Download

Rundell, R.J. & Cowie, R.H. Preservation of species diversity and abundances in Pacific island land snail death assemblages. Journal of Conchology 38(2): 155-170.

Rundell, R.J., Holland, B.S. and Cowie, R.H. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of endemic Hawaiian succineid land snails (Pulmonata: Gastropoda). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 246-255.

2003

Cowie, R.H. & Robinson, A.C. The decline of native Pacific island faunas: changes in status of the land snails of Samoa through the 20th century. Biological Conservation 110: 55-65.

Cowie, R.H. & Thiengo, S.C. The apple snails of the Americas (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Ampullariidae: Asolene, Felipponea, Marisa, Pomacea, Pomella): a nomenclatural and type catalog. Malacologia 45(1): 41-100.

Rundell, R.J. & Cowie, R.H. Growth and reproduction in Hawaiian succineid land snails. Journal of Molluscan Studies 69(3): 288-289.

2002

Cowie, R.H. Invertebrate invasions on Pacific islands and the replacement of unique native faunas: a synthesis of the land and freshwater snails. Biological Invasions 3(3)[2001]: 119-136.

Cowie, R.H. & Rundell, R.J. The land snails of a small tropical Pacific island, Aunu'u, American Samoa. Pacific Science 56(2): 143-147.

Cowie, R.H., Rundell, R.J., Mika, F. & Setu, P. The endangered partulid tree snail Samoana thurstoni on Olosega and the land snail diversity of the Manu'a Islands, American Samoa. American Malacological Bulletin 17(1/2): 37-43.

Holland, B.S. & Hadfield, M.G. Islands within an island: phylogeography and conservation genetics of the endangered Hawaiian tree snail Achatinella mustelina. Molecular Ecology 11(3): 365-376.

2001

Cowie, R.H. Can snails ever be effective and safe biocontrol agents? International Journal of Pest Management 47(1): 23-40.

Cowie, R.H. Decline and homogenization of Pacific faunas: the land snails of American Samoa. Biological Conservation 99(2): 207-222.

Cowie, R.H. & Cook, R.P. Extinction or survival: partulid tree snails in American Samoa. Biodiversity and Conservation 10(2): 143-159.

Cowie, R.H. & Evenhuis, N.L. Achatinellastrum Pfeiffer, 1854 and Achatinellidae Gulick, 1873 (Mollusca: Gastropoda): proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 58(3): 188-192.

Cowie, R.H., Kabat, A.R. & Evenhuis, N.L. Ampullaria canaliculata Lamarck, 1822 (currently Pomacea canaliculata; Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed conservation of the specific name. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 58(1): 13-18.

Holland, B.S. Invasion without a bottleneck: microsatellite variation in natural and invasive populations of the brown mussel, Perna perna (L). Marine Biotechnology 3(5): 407-415.

Lach, L., Britton, D.K., Rundell, R.J. & Cowie, R.H. Food preference and reproductive plasticity in an invasive freshwater snail. Biological Invasions 2(4)[2000]: 279-288.


Book chapters

2019

Cowie, R.H. & Hayes, K.A. 2019. Ampullariidae Gray, 1824. In: Freshwater Mollusks of the World. A Distribution Atlas (ed. Lydeard, C. & Cummings, K.S.), p. 37-42. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

2017

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A., Strong, E.E. & Thiengo, S.C. Non-native apple snails: systematics, distribution, invasion history and reasons for introduction. In: Biology and Management of Invasive Apple Snails (ed. Joshi, R.C., Cowie, R.H. & Sebastian, L.S.), p. 3-32. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija
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2014

Cowie, R.H. Advancing malacological research: crossing boundaries to have a broader impact. In: Medical and Applied Malacology Crossing Boundaries: Integrative Approaches to Malacology (ed. Piza, A.R. de T., Tallarico, L. de F., Introíni, G.O & dos Santos, S.B.). p. 129-144. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge.

Cowie, R.H., Kim, J.R. & Hayes, K.A. Angiostrongyliasis: an emerging infectious disease in the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on Hawaii. Medical and Applied Malacology Crossing Boundaries: Integrative Approaches to Malacology (ed. Piza, A.R. de T., Tallarico, L. de F., Introíni, G.O & dos Santos, S.B.). p. 115-128. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge.

2013

Holland, B.S. & Kay, E.A. Biogeography. In: The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society. Second edition (ed. M. Rapaport), p. 83-94. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu.

2012

Cowie, R.H. & Hayes, K.A. Apple snails. In: A handbook of global freshwater invasive species (ed. Francis, R.A.), p. 207-217, pls. 18.1-18.4. Earthscan, London.

2011

Cowie, R.H. Snails and Slugs. In: The Encyclopedia of Invasive Introduced Species (ed. Simberloff, D.& Rejmánek, M.), p. 634-643. University of California Press.

Thiengo, S.C., Hayes, K.A., Mattos, A.C., Fernandez, M.A. & Cowie, R.H. A família Ampullariidae no Brasil: aspectos morfológicos, biológicos e taxonómicos. In: Tópicos em Malacologia. Ecos do XIX Encontro Brasileiro de Malacologia (ed. Fernandez, M.A., dos Santos, S.B., Pimenta, A.D. & Thiengo, S.C.), p. 95-111. Sociedade Brasileiro de Malacologia, Rio de Janeiro.

2009

Holland, B.S. Island flora and fauna: snails. In: The encyclopedia of islands. (ed. Gillespie, R.G. & Clague, D.A.), p. 537-542. University of California Press.


2006

Cowie, R.H., Hayes, K.A. & Thiengo, S.C. What are apple snails? Confused taxonomy and some preliminary resolution. In: Global advances in ecology and management of golden apple snails (ed. Joshi, R.C. & Sebastian, L.C.), p. 3-23. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. Download

Hollingsworth, R.G & Cowie, R.H. Apple snails as disease vectors. In: Global advances in ecology and management of golden apple snails (ed. Joshi, R.C. & Sebastian, L.C.), p. 121-132. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.

Levin, P., Cowie, R.H., Taylor, J., Burnett, K., Hayes, K.A. & Ferguson, C. Apple snail invasions and the slow road to control: ecological, economic, agricultural and cultural perspectives in Hawaii. In: Global advances in ecology and management of golden apple snails (ed. Joshi, R.C. & Sebastian, L.C.), p. 325-335. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija.

2005

Cowie, R.H. Disappearing land snails. In: Natural history guide to American Samoa, 2nd edition (ed. P. Craig), p. 56-57. National Park of American Samoa, Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago

Cowie, R.H. & Hayes, K.A. Invasive ampullariid snails: taxonomic confusion and some preliminary resolution based on DNA sequences. In: Proceedings - APEC symposium on the management of the golden apple snail, September 6-11, 2004 (ed. Lai, P.-Y., Chang, Y.F. & Cowie, R.H.), p. 7-16. National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Chinese Taipei.

Cowie, R.H. The use, importance and preservation of malacological collections. In: 1 Simpósio nacional de coleções científicas, p. 67-72. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro.

2004

Hadfield, M.G., Holland, B.S. & Olival, K. Contributions of ex situ propagation and molecular genetics to the conservation of Hawaiian tree snails. In: Experimental approaches to conservation biology (ed. Gordon, M. & Bartol, S.), p. 16-34. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.

2003

Cowie, R.H. & Robinson, D.G. Pathways of introduction of nonindigenous land and freshwater snails and slugs. In: Invasive species: vectors and management strategies (ed. Ruiz, G. & Carlton, J.T.), p. 93-122. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

2002

Cowie, R.H. Apple snails (Ampullariidae) as agricultural pests: their biology, impacts and management. In: Molluscs as crop pests (ed. G.M. Barker), p. 145-192. CABI Publishing, Wallingford.

2001

Cowie, R.H. Mollusks. In: Hawai'i's invasive species. A guide to invasive plants and animals in the Hawaiian Islands (ed. Staples, G.W. & Cowie, R.H.), p. 66-72. Mutual Publishing & Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu.


Books and edited journal issues

2017

Joshi, R.C., Cowie, R.H. & Sebastian, L.S. (eds.). Biology and Management of Invasive Apple Snails. Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija. xvii + 405 p.
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Cowie, R.H., Rundell, R.J. & Yeung, N.W. 2017. Samoan Land Snails and Slugs – An Identification Guide. Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa Government. viii + 71 p. Available

2014

C
owie, R.H. Journey to a Waterfall. A Biologist in Africa. Lulu, Raleigh. x + 279 p. Available

2013

Cowie, R.H. (ed.) Eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis, the rat lungworm: biology, distribution, epidemiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health 72(6) Supplement 2: 1-88.
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2008

Héros, V., Cowie, R.H. & Bouchet, P. (eds.) Tropical Deep-sea Benthos 25. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 196: 806 p.

Trewick, S.A. & Cowie, R.H. (eds.) Evolution on Pacific Islands: Darwin's Legacy. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 363(1508): 3289-3465.

2005

Lai, P.-Y., Chang, Y.F. & Cowie, R.H. (eds.) Proceedings - APEC Symposium on the Management of the Golden Apple Snail, September 6-11, 2004. National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Chinese Taipei. [vi] + 153 p.

2001

Staples, G.W. & Cowie, R.H. (eds.) Hawai'i's Invasive Species. A Guide to Invasive Plants and Animals in the Hawaiian Islands. Mutual Publishing & Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu. xii + 116 p.


Last update: 20 May 2019 by Robert Cowie