Publications

Foster, J.M. and B.P. Thoma. 2016. Polycheria josephensis, a new species of symbiotic amphipod (Crustacea: Dexaminidae) from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, with notes on its ecology. Zoosystematics and Evolution. 92: 23-31 DOI:10.3897/zse.92.5789 --- PDF

Felder, D.L., B.P. Thoma, W. Schmidt, T. Sauvage, S. Self-Krayesky, A. Chistoserdov, and H. Bracken-Grissom, S. Fredericq. 2014. Monitored Seaweeds and Decapod Crustaceans on Northwestern Gulf Deep Banks following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. BioScience. 64: 808-819. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., D. Guinot, and D.L. Felder. 2014. Evolution of American mud crabs (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Xanthoidea) inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial markers with comments on adult morphology. Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society. (Early View posted online on 18 Dec 2013) --- PDF

Lai, C.Y., B.P. Thoma, P.K.L. Ng, P.C. Clark, and D.L. Felder. 2014. Phylogeny of eriphioid crabs (Brachyura, Eriphioidea) inferred from molecular and morphological studies. Zoologica Scripta. 43 (1): 52-64. (Early View posted online on 18 Aug 2013) --- PDF ---Supplemental Information

Lasley, R.M., C.Y. Lai, and B.P. Thoma. 2013. A new genus for Chlorodiella longimana (H. Milne Edwards, 1834) supported by morphology and molecular data, and a preliminary phylogeny of the subfamily Chlorodiellinae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Xanthidae). Invertebrate Systematics. 27 (4): 379-390. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., P.K.L. Ng, and D.L. Felder. 2012. Review of the family Platyxanthidae Guinot, 1977 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Eriphioidea), with the description of a new genus and a key to genera and species. Zootaxa. 3498: 1-23. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., and D.L. Felder. 2012. Redescription of Hexapanopeus lobipes and its reassignment to Milnepanopeus n. gen. (Decapoda: Brachyura: Panopeidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology. 32 (1): 141-152. --- PDF

Felder, D.L., and B.P. Thoma. 2010. Description of Etisus guinotae n. sp., and discussion of its recent discovery in the Gulf of Mexico (Brachyura, Decapoda, Xanthidae). In Castro, P., P.J.F. Davie, P.K.L. Ng, & B. Richer de Forges (eds.) Studies on Brachyura: a homage to Daniele Guinot. Crustacean Monographs 11: 117-138. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., C.D. Schubart, and D.L. Felder. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of the western Atlantic representatives of the genus Hexapanopeus (Decapoda: Brachyura: Panopeidae). In Martin, J.W., K.A. Crandall, and D.L. Felder (eds.) Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics. Crustacean Issues 18: 551-565. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., R.W. Heard, and D.L. Felder. 2009. Redescription of Pinnixa arenicola Rathbun, 1922 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae), with new observations on its range and hosts. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 122 (1): 72-80. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P. and R. W. Heard. 2009. A new species of the genus Gammarus (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridae) from the low salinity habitats in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Zootaxa. 2015: 42-54. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P. 2008. Notes on crabs of the families Goneplacidae and Dorippidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Dampier Archipelago, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 73: 299-302. --- PDF

Heard, R. W., R. A. King, D. M. Knott, B. P. Thoma, and S. Thornton-DeVictor. 2007. A guide to the Thalassinidea (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Decapoda) of the South Atlantic Bight. NOAA Professional Papers Series NMFS 8; i-iii,1-30. --- PDF

Thoma, B.P., R.W. Heard, and R. Vargas. 2005. A new species of Parapinnixa (Decapoda: Brachyura: Pinnotheridae) from Isla del Coco, Costa Rica. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 118 (3): 543-550. --- PDF

Foster, J.M., B.P. Thoma, and R.W. Heard. 2004. Range extensions and a review of the caprellid amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) from the shallow, coastal waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico (Suwannee River, Florida to Port Aransas, Texas) with an illustrated key to the species. Gulf and Caribbean Research 16: 161-175. --- PDF

Foster, J.M., B.P. Thoma, and R.W. Heard. 2004. Stomatopoda (Crustacea: Hoplocarida) from the shallow, inshore waters of the northern Gulf of Mexico (Apalachicola River, Florida to Port Aransas, Texas). Gulf and Caribbean Research 16: 49-58. --- PDF