Blanka Aguero

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  • PhD 2004, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep.

Papers Published

Intercontinental genetic structure in the amphi-Pacific peatmoss Sphagnum miyabeanum (Bryophyta: Sphagnaceae), 0, 2014
Shaw A.J., G.K. Golinski, E. G. Clark, B. Shaw, H. K. Stenoen & K.I. Flatberg, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 111 pp. 17-37

On the taxonomic status of the enigmatic Phycolepidoziaceae (Marchantiophyta: Jungermanniales) with description of a new species, Phycolepidozia indica, 0, 2014
SR Gradstein, B Laenen, JP Frahm, U Schwarz, BJ Crandall-Stotler, JJ Engel, M Von Konrat, RE Stotler, B Shaw, AJ Shaw, Taxon. 63 vol. (3); pp. 498-508

Extant diversity of bryophytes emerged from successive post-Mesozoic diversification bursts, 0, 2014
B Laenen, B Shaw, H Schneider, B Goffinet, E Paradis, A Désamoré, J Heinrichs, JC Villarreal, SR Gradstein, SF McDaniel, DG Long, LL Forrest, ML Hollingsworth, B Crandall-Stotler, EC Davis, J Engel, M Von Konrat, ED Cooper, J Patiño, CJ Cox, A Vanderpoorten, AJ Shaw, Nature communications. 5 vol. (5134);

Origins, genetic structure, and systematics of the narrow endemic peatmosses (Sphagnum): S. guwassanense and S. triseriporum (Sphagnaceae), 2013
Shaw AJ, B. Shaw, M.J. Johnson, M. Higuchi, T. Arikawa, T. Ueno & N. Devos, American Journal of Botany. (2013) 100 pp. 1202–1220

A small world: Uncovering hidden diversity in Frullania–A new species from Aotearoa-New Zealand, 2013
M Konrat, P Lange, J Larraín, J Hentschel, B Carter, J Shaw, B Shaw, Polish Botanical Journal. (2013) 58 vol. (2); pp. 437-447

A phylogenetic monograph of the Sphagnum subsecundum complex (Sphagnaceae) in eastern North America, 2012
Shaw, A.J., Shaw, B., Ricca, M. & Flatberg, K.I., Bryologist. (2012) 115 vol. (1); pp. 128-152

Common but new: Bartramia rosamrosiae, a "new" widespread species of apple mosses (Bartramiales, Bryophytina) from the Mediterranean and western North America, 2012
Damayanti L., J. Munoz, S. Wicke, L. Symmank, B. Shaw, J.-P. Frahm & D. Quandt., Phytotaxa. (2012) 73 pp. 37–59

Genetic analysis of the peatmoss Sphagnum cribrosum (Sphagnaceae) indicates independent origins of an extreme infra-specific morphology shift, 2012
Johnson M.G., B. Shaw, P. Zhou, and A.J. Shaw., Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. (2012) 106 pp. 137-153

Systematics of the Sphagnum fimbriatum complex: phylogenetic relationships, morphological variation, and allopolyploidy, 2012
Shaw A.J., Flatberg, K.I., Szövényi, P., Ricca,M., Johnson, M.G., Stenøien, H.K. & Shaw, B., Systematic Botany. (2012) 37 pp. 15-30

Climacium (Climaciaceae): species relationships and biogeographic implications, 2012
Shaw A.J., B. Shaw, M. Higuchi, T. Arikawa, Y. Hirayama, N. Devos, Bryologist. (2012) 115 vol. (1); pp. 23-30

Frequent pseudogenization and loss of the plastid-encoded sulfate-transport gene cysA throughout the evolution of liverworts, 2011
Wickett N.J., Forrest L.L., Budke J.M., Shaw B., Goffinet, B., American Journal of Botany. (2011) 98 vol. (8); pp. 1263-1275

A multi-locus molecular phylogeny of the Lepidoziaceae: Laying the foundations for a stable classification, 2011
Cooper E.D., Shaw A.J., Shaw B., Henwood M.J., Heslewood M.M., Brown E.A., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (2011) 59 vol. (2); pp. 489-509

Formalizing morphologically cryptic biological entities: New insights from DNA taxonomy, hybridization, and biogeography in the leafy liverwort Porella platyphylla (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales), 2011
Heinrichs J., Kreier H.-P., Feldberg K., Schmidt A.R., Zhu R.-L., Shaw B., Shaw A.J.& Wissemann V, American Journal of Botany. (2011) 98 vol. (8); pp. 1252-1262

The status and phylogeography of the liverwort genus Apometzgeria Kuwah. (Metzgeriaceae), 2011
Fuselier, L., B. Shaw, J. J. Engel, M. von Konrat, D. P. da Costa, N. Devos & A. J. Shaw, Bryologist. (2011) 114 vol. (1); pp. 92–101

North American origin and recent European establishments of the amphi-Atlantic peat moss Sphagnum angermanicum, 2011
Stenøien, H. K., A. J. Shaw, B. Shaw, K. Hassel & U. Gunnarsson, Evolution. (2011) 65 vol. (4); pp. 1181–1194

Bryophyte diversity and evolution: Window into the early evolution of land plants, 0, 2011
Shaw A.J., Szovenyi P. & Shaw B., American Journal of Botany. 98 vol. (3); pp. 1-18

Morphologically cryptic biological species within the liverwort Frullania asagrayana, 2010
Ramaiya M., Johnson M.G., Shaw B., Heinrichs J., Hentschel J., von Konrat M., Davison P.G., Shaw A.J., American Journal of Botany. (2010) 97 vol. (10); pp. 1707-1718

One species or at least eight? Delimitation and distribution of Frullania tamarisci (L.) Dumort. s. l. (Jungermanniopsida, Porellales) inferred from nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers, 2010
Heinrichs J., Hentschel J., Bombosch A., Fiebig A., Reise J., Edelmann M., Kreier H.P., Schafer-Verwimp A., Caspari S., Schmidt A.R., Zhu R.L., von Konrat M., Shaw B. & Shaw A.J., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (2010) 56 vol. (3); pp. 1105-1114

Peatmoss (Sphagnum) diversification associated with Miocene Northern Hemisphere climatic cooling?, 2010
Shaw A.J., Devos N., Cox C.J., Boles S.B., Shaw B., Buchanan A.M., Cave L., Seppelt R., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (2010) 55 vol. (3); pp. 1139-1145

Newly resolved relationships in an early land plant lineage: Bryophyta class Sphagnopsida (peat mosses), 2010
Shaw A.J., Cox C.J., Buck W.R., Devos N., Buchanan A.M., Cave L., Seppelt R., Shaw B., Larraín J., Andrus R., Greilhuber J. & Temsch E.M., American Journal of Botany. (2010) 97 pp. 1511-1531

Disjunct occurrences of plant species in the refugial mires of Bulgaria, 2009
M Hájek, P Hájková, I Apostolova, M Horsák, V Plášek, B Shaw and M Lazarova, Folia Geobotanica. (2009) 44 pp. 365-386

Phylogeographic analyses reveal distinct lineages of the liverworts Metzgeria furcata (L.) Dumort. and Metzgeria conjugata Lindb. (Metzgeriaceae) in Europe and North America, 0, 2009
L Fuselier, PG Davison, M Clements, B Shaw, N Devos, J Heinrichs, J Hentschel, M Sabovljevic, P Szövényi, S Schuette, W Hofbauer and AJ Shaw, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 98 vol. (4); pp. 745-756

A genetic analysis of two recently described peat moss species, sphagnum atlanticum and s. bergianum (sphagnaceae), 2009
B Shaw, S Terracciano and AJ Shaw, Systematic Botany. (2009) 34 vol. (1); pp. 6-12

A phylogenetic delimitation of the "Sphagnum subsecundum complex" (Sphagnaceae, Bryophyta)., 6, 2008
AJ Shaw, S Boles and B Shaw, Am J Bot. 95 vol. (6); pp. 731-744

Sphagnum beringiense sp. nov. (Bryophyta) from Arctic Alaska, based on morphological and molecular data, 0, 2008
AJ Shaw, RE Andrus and B Shaw, Systematic Botany. 33 vol. (3); pp. 469-477

Genetic variation in three Chinese peat mosses (Sphagnum) based on microsatellite markers, with primer information and analysis of ascertainment bias, 0, 2008
AJ Shaw, T Cao, LS Wang, KI Flatberg, B Flatberg, B Shaw, P Zhou, S Boles and S Terracciano, Bryologist. 111 vol. (2); pp. 271-281

The role of base saturation and altitude in habitat differentiation within Philonotis in springs and mires of three different European regions, 2007
P Hajkova, B Shaw, M Hajek, D Hinterlang and V Plasek, Bryologist. (2007) 110 vol. (4); pp. 776-787

Clonal structure, habitat age, and conservation value of the moss Philonotis marchica in Kotouč quarry (Czech Republic), 2006
B Buryova and Z Hradilek, Cryptogamie Bryologie. (2006) 27 vol. (3); pp. 375-382

Phenotypic plasticity in Philonotis fontana (Bryopsida: Bartramiaceae), 2005
B Buryova and AJ Shaw, Journal of Bryology. (2005) 27 pp. 12-23

Genetic variation in two closely related species of Philonotis based on isozymes, 2004
B Buryova, Bryologist. (2004) 107 pp. 316-327

Book Chapters:

Peatmosses (Sphagnum) of the Southeastern United States in , 2009
Anderson, L. E., A. J. Shaw, and B. Shaw