Publications By Cowie Lab Members 2001–2021

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

2021

Gerlach, J., Barker, G.M., Bick, C.S., Bouchet, P., Brodie, G., Christensen, C.C., Collins, T., Coote, T., Cowie, R.H., Fiedler, G.C., Griffiths, O.L., Florens, F.B.V, Hayes, K.A., Kim, J., Meyer, J.-Y., Meyer, W.M., III, Richling, I., Slapcinsky, J.D., Winsor, L. & Yeung, N.W. Negative impacts of the invasive predators Euglandinarosea’ (Mollusca: Spiraxidae) and Platydemus manokwari (Platyhelminthes: Geoplanidae) when used as biological control agents against the pest snail Lisschatina fulica (Mollusca: Achatinidae). Biological Invasions 23(4): 997–1031. Download

Rollins, R.L., Cowie, R.H., Echaluse, M.V. & Medeiros, M.C.I. Host snail species exhibit differential Angiostrongylus cantonensis prevalence and infection intensity across an environmental gradient. Acta Tropica 216: 105824. On-line early.

2020

Bernard, J., Wall, C.B., Costantini, M.S., Rollins, R.L., Atkins, M.L., Cabrera, F.P., Cetraro, N.D., Feliciano, C.K.J., Greene, A.L., Kitamura, P.K., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Sirimalwatta, V.N.S., Sung, H.W., Thompson, L.P.M., Vu, H.T., Wilhite, C.J. & Amend, A.S. Plant part and a steep environmental gradient predict plant microbial composition in a tropical watershed. The ISME Journal On-line early

Medeiros, M.C.I., Rollins R.L., Echaluse, M.V. & Cowie, R.H. Species identity and size are associated with rat lungworm infection in gastropods. EcoHealth 17(2): 183-193.

Joo, S., Jung, S., Lee, S., Cowie, R.H. & Takagi, D. Freshwater snail feeding: lubrication-based particle collection on a free surface. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 17: 20200139.

Sommer, R.M. & Cowie, R.H. Invasive characters of veronicellid slugs in the Hawaiian Islands and temperature response suggesting possible range shifts under a changing climate. Journal of Molluscan Studies 86: 147-155.

Curry, P.A., Yeung, N.W., Hayes, K.A. & Cowie, R.H. The potential tropical island distribution of a temperate invasive snail, Oxychilus alliarius, modeled on its distribution in Hawaii. Biological Invasions 22: 307-327.

Tripathy, B. Sajan, S. & Cowie, R.H. Illustrated catalogue of types of Ampullariidae Gray, 1824 (Mollusca, Gastropoda) in the National Zoological Collection of the Zoological Survey of India, with lectotype designations. Zoosystematics and Evolution 96(1): 1-23.

2019

Cowie, R.H. Eua mauga Cowie, 2019, new replacement name for Partula montana Cooke & Crampton, 1930 (currently Eua montana), a junior primary homonym of Partula montana Moellendorff, 1900 (Gastropoda: Partulidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 131: 1–6. Download

Mora, C., Rollins, R.L., Taladay, K., Kantar, M.B., Chock, M.K., Shimada, M. & Franklin, E.C. Mora et al. reply. Nature Climate Change 9(9): 658-659.

Sun, J., Mu, H., Ip, J.C.H., Li, R., Xu, T., Accorsi, A., Alvarado, A.S., Ross, E., Lan, Y., Castro-Vazqueze, A., Vega, I.A., Heras, H., Ituarte, S., Van Bocxlaer, B., Hayes, K.A., Cowie, R.H., Zhao, Z., Zhang, Y., Qiana, P.-Y. & Qiu, J.-W. Signatures of divergence, invasiveness and terrestralization revealed by four apple snail genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 36(7):1507–1520. Download

Cowie, R.H., Rollins, R.L., Medeiros, M.C.I. & Christensen, C.C. New records of Clausiliidae: Tauphaedusa tau (Boettger, 1877) (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) on O‘ahu, Hawaiian Islands, and the first global record of infection of a clausiliid land snail with Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Chen, 1935), the rat lungworm. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 126: 11-18. Download

Cowie, R.H. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. & Holland, B.S. 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

2021

Cowie, R.H. Evolution, extinction and conservation of native Pacific island land snails. In: Imperiled: the Encyclopedia of Conservation. Elsevier. On-line early.

2019

Cowie, R.H. & Hayes, K.A. 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. 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: 24 May 2021 by Robert Cowie