Kathleen M. Pryer

Professor of Biology

358 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338


  • Ph.D., Duke University 1995

  • M.S., University of Guelph (Canada) 1981

  • B.S., McGill University (Canada) 1976

Pryer, K. M., A. R. Smith, J. S. Hunt, and J. Y. Dubuisson. “rbcL data reveal two monophyletic groups of filmy ferns (Filicopsida: Hymenophyllaceae).American Journal of Botany 88, no. 6 (June 2001): 1118–30. https://doi.org/10.2307/2657095. Full Text Open Access Copy

Pryer, K. M., H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, R. Cranfill, P. G. Wolf, J. S. Hunt, and S. D. Sipes. “Horsetails and ferns are a monophyletic group and the closest living relatives to seed plants.Nature 409, no. 6820 (February 2001): 618–22. https://doi.org/10.1038/35054555. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lupia, R., H. Schneider, G. M. Moeser, K. M. Pryer, and P. R. Crane. “Marsileaceae sporocarps and spores from the late cretaceous of Georgia, U.S.A.International Journal of Plant Sciences 161, no. 6 (January 1, 2000): 975–88. https://doi.org/10.1086/317567. Full Text Open Access Copy

Pryer, K. M. “Phylogeny of Marsileaceous Ferns and Relationships of the Fossil Hydropteris pinnata Reconsidered.International Journal of Plant Sciences 160, no. 5 (September 1999): 931–54. https://doi.org/10.1086/314177. Full Text Open Access Copy

Turner, S., K. M. Pryer, V. P. Miao, and J. D. Palmer. “Investigating deep phylogenetic relationships among cyanobacteria and plastids by small subunit rRNA sequence analysis.The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 46, no. 4 (July 1999): 327–38. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1550-7408.1999.tb04612.x. Full Text Open Access Copy

Wolf, P. G., S. D. Sipes, M. R. White, M. L. Martines, K. M. Pryer, A. R. Smith, and K. Ueda. “Phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic fern families Hymenophyllopsidaceae and Lophosoriaceae: Evidence from rbcL nucleotide sequences.” Plant Systematics and Evolution 219, no. 3–4 (January 1, 1999): 263–70. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00985583. Full Text Open Access Copy

Hasebe, Mitsuyasu, Paul G. Wolf, Kathleen M. Pryer, Kunihiko Ueda, Motomi Ito, Ryosuke Sano, Gerald J. Gastony, et al. “Fern Phylogeny Based on rbcL Nucleotide Sequences.” American Fern Journal 85, no. 4 (October 1995): 134–134. https://doi.org/10.2307/1547807. Full Text Open Access Copy

Pryer, Kathleen M., Alan R. Smith, and Judith E. Skog. “Phylogenetic Relationships of Extant Ferns Based on Evidence from Morphology and rbcL Sequences.” American Fern Journal 85, no. 4 (October 1995): 205–205. https://doi.org/10.2307/1547810. Full Text Open Access Copy