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2015

Qu, Y., Song, G., Gao, B., Quan, Q., Ericson, P.G.P. & Lei, F. The influence of geological events on the endemism of East Asian birds studied through comparative phylogeography. Journal of Biogeography, 42, pp. 177-192. [Abstractexternal link]

2014

Batalha-Filho, H., Pessoa, R.O., Fabre, P.-H., Fjeldså, J., Irestedt, M., Ericson, P.G.P., Silveira, L.F. & Miyaki, C.Y. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of gnateaters (Passeriformes, Conopophagidae) in the South America forests. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 79, pp. 422-432. [Abstract]
Dalsätt, J., Ericson, P.G.P. & Zhou, Z.
A new Enantiornithes (Aves) from the early Cretaceous of China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88, pp. 1034-1040.
Ericson, P.G.P., Klopfstein, S., Irestedt, M., Nguyen, J.M.T. & Nylander, J.A.A.
Dating the diversification of the major lineages of Passeriformes (Aves). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14:8. [Abstract]
Price, T.D., Hooper, D.M., Buchanan, C.D., Johansson, U.S., Tietze, D.T., Alström, P., Olsson, U., Ghosh-Harihar, M., Ishtiaq, F., Gupta, S.K., Martens, J., Harr, B., Singh, P. & Dhananjai Mohan, D. Niche filling slows the diversification of Himalayan songbirds. Nature, 509, pp. 222-225. [Abstract]
Qu, Y., Ericson, P.G.P., Quan, Q., Song, G., Zhang, R., Gao, B. & Lei, F.
Long-term isolation and stability explain high genetic diversity in the Eastern Himalaya. Molecular Ecology, 23, pp. 705-720. [Abstract]

2013

Batalha-Filho, H., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Ericson, P.G.P., Silveira, L.F. & Miyaki, C.Y. Molecular systematics and evolution of the Synallaxis ruficapilla complex (Aves: Furnariidae) in the Atlantic Forest. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67, pp. 86-94. [Abstract]
Bristol, R.M., Fabre, P.-H., Irestedt, M., Jønsson, K.A., Shah, N.J., Tatayah, V., Warren, B.H. & Groombridge, J.J. Molecular phylogeny of the Indian Ocean Terpsiphone paradise flycatchers: undetected evolutionary diversity revealed amongst island populations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67, pp. 336-347. [Abstract]
Fjeldså, J., Mayr, G., Jønsson, K.A. & Irestedt, M. On the true identity of Bluntschli’s Vanga Hypositta perdita Peters, 1996, a presumed extinct species of Vangidae. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 133, pp. 72-74.
Fuchs, J., Pons, J.-M., Liu, L., Ericson, P.G.P., Couloux, A. & Pasquet, E. A multi-locus phylogeny suggests an ancient hybridization event between Campephilus and melanerpine woodpeckers (Aves: Picidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67, pp. 578-588. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Fabre, P.-H., Batalha-Filho, H., Jønsson, K.A., Cees S. Roselaar, C.S., Sangster, G. & Ericson, P.G.P. The spatio-temporal colonization and diversification across the Indo-Pacific by a “great speciator” (Aves, Erythropitta erythrogaster).Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Ser. B., 280 (1759). [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S., Ekman, J., Bowie, R.C.K., Halvarsson, P., Ohlson, J.I., Price, T.D. & Ericson, P.G.P. A complete multilocus species phylogeny of the tits and chickadees (Aves: Paridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69, pp. 852-860. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J.I., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P.
Molecular phylogeny of the manakins (Aves: Passeriformes: Pipridae), with a new classification and the description of a new genus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 69, pp. 796-804. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J.I., Irestedt, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Fjeldså, J.
Phylogeny and classification of the New World suboscines (Aves, Passeriformes). Zootaxa, 3613, pp. 1-35. [Abstract]
Olsson, U., Irestedt, M., Sangster, G., Ericson, P.G.P. & Alström, P. Systematic revision of the avian family Cisticolidae based on a multi-locus phylogeny of all genera. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 66, pp. 790-799. [Abstract]
Qu, Y., Zhao, H.-W., Han, N., Zhou, G., Song, G., Gao, B., Tian, S., Zhang, J., Zhang, R., Meng, X., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhu, Y., Wang, W., Lambert, D., Ericson, P.G.P., Yeung, C., Zhu, H., Jiang, Z., Li, R. & Lei, F.
Ground tit genome reveals avian adaptation to living at high altitudes in the Tibetan plateau. Nature Communications, 4:2071. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., King, B.F., Verbelen, P. & Trainor, C.R. A new owl species of the genus Otus (Aves: Strigidae) from Lombok, Indonesia. PloS ONE 8(2): e53712.

2012

Aliabadian, M., Kaboli, M., Förschler. M.I., Nijman, V., Chamani, A., Tillier, A., Prodon, R., Pasquet, E., Ericson, P.G.P. & Zuccon, D. Erratum to: Convergent evolution of morphological and ecological traits in the open-habitat chat complex (Aves, Muscicapidae: Saxicolinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65, pp. 1017-1019.
Aliabadian, M., Kaboli, M., Förschler. M.I., Nijman, V., Chamani, A., Tillier, A., Prodon, R., Pasquet, E., Ericson, P.G.P. & Zuccon, D. Convergent evolution of morphological and ecological traits in the open-habitat chat complex (Aves, Muscicapidae: Saxicolinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65, pp. 35-45. [Abstract]
Christidis, L., Irestedt, M., Rowe, D., Boles, W.E. & Norman, J.A. Circumscription, diagnosis and description of two subfamilies and one genus of Australo-Papuan robins (Aves: Passeriformes: Petroicidae). Zootaxa, 3560, pp. 87-88.
Ericson, P.G.P. Evolution of terrestrial birds in three continents: biogeography and parallel radiations. Journal of Biogeography, 39, pp. 813-824. [Abstract]
Fabre, P.-H., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Bristol, R., Groombridge, J.J., Irham, M. & Jønsson, K.A. Dynamic colonization exchanges between continents and islands drive diversification in paradise-flycatchers (Terpsiphone, Monarchidae). Journal of Biogeography, 39, pp. 1900-1918. [Abstract]
Fuchs, J., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Couloux, A., Pasquet, E. & Bowie, R.C.K. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of African bush-shrikes and allies: tracing the biogeographic history of an explosive radiation of corvoid birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 64, pp. 93-105.[Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A., Fabre, P.-H., Fritz, S.A., Etienne, R.S., Ricklefs, R.E., Jørgensen, T.B., Fjeldså, J., Rahbek, C., Ericson, P.G.P., Woogg, F., Pasquet, E. & Irestedt, M. Ecological and evolutionary determinants for the adaptive radiation of the Madagascan vangas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109,  pp. 6620-6625. [Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A.  Fabre, P.-H., & Irestedt, M. 2012. Brains, tools, innovation and biogeography in crows and ravens. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12: 72. [Abstract]
Moltesen, M., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Ericson, P.G.P. & Jønsson, K.A. Molecular phylogeny of Chloropseidae and Irenidae - Cryptic species and biogeography. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65, pp. 903-914. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J.I., Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Nuclear DNA from a 180-year-old study skin reveals the phylogenetic position of the Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata (Passeriformes: Tyrannides). Ibis, 154, pp. 533-541. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., Collinson, M., Crochet, P.-A., Knox, A.G., Parkin, D.T. & Votier, S.C.
Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: eighth Report. Ibis, 154, pp. 874-883.
Zhang, R.Y., Song, G., Qu, Y.H., Alström, P., Ramos, R., Xing, X.Y., Ericson, P.G.P., Fjeldså, J. Wang, H.T., Yang, X.J., Kristin, A., Shestopalov, A.M., Choe, J.C. & Lei, F.M. Comparative phylogeography of two widespread magpies: Importance of habitat preference and breeding behavior on genetic structure in China. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 65, pp. 562-572. [Abstract]
Zuccon, D. & Ericson, P.G.P. Molecular and morphological evidences place the extinct New Zealand endemic Turnagra capensis in the Oriolidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62, pp. 414-426.[Abstract]
Zuccon, D., Prŷs-Jones, R., Rasmussen, P.C. & Ericson, P.G.P. The phylogenetic relationships and generic limits of finches (Fringillidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62, pp. 581-596. [Abstract]

2011

Alström, P., Fregin, S., Norman, J.A., Ericson, P.G.P., Christidis, L. & Olsson, U. Multilocus analysis of a taxonomically densely sampled dataset reveal extensive non-monophyly in the avian family Locustellidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 58, pp. 513-526. [Abstract]
Alström, P., Höhna, S., Gelang, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Olsson, U. Non-monophyly and intricate morphological evolution within the avian family Cettiidae revealed by multilocus analysis of a taxonomically densely sampled dataset. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11: 352. [Abstract]
Alström, P., Saitoh, T., Williams, D., Nishiumi, I., Shigeta, Y., Ueda, K., Irestedt, M., Björklund, M. & Olsson, U. The Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis - three anciently separated cryptic species revealed. Ibis, 153, pp. 395-410. [Abstract]
Christidis, L., Irestedt, M., Rowe, D., Boles, W.E. & Norman, J.A. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA phylogenies reveal a complex evolutionary history in the Australasian robins (Passeriformes: Petroicidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61, pp. 726-738.[Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Gelang, M., Sangster, G., Olsson, U., Ericson, P.G.P. & Alström, P. Neumann's Warbler Hemitesia neumanni (Sylvioidea) may be a relic of a Paleotropic Miocene avifauna. Ibis, 153, pp. 78-86.[Abstract]
Johansson, U.S., Pasquet, E. & Irestedt M. The New Zealand thrush: An extinct oriole. PLoS ONE, 6(9), e24317.
Jønsson, K.A., Irestedt, M., Bowie, R.C.K., Christidis, L. & Fjeldså, J. Systematics and biogeography of Indo-Pacific ground-doves. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 59, pp. 538-543. [Abstract]
Pasko, L.,  Ericson, P.G.P. & Elzanowski, A. Phylogenetic utility and evolution of indels: a study in neognathous birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 61, pp. 760-771. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., Collinson, J.M., Crochet, P.-A., Knox, A.G., Parkin, D.T., Svensson, L. & Votier, S.C. Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: seventh  report. Ibis, 153, pp.883-892.

2010

Alström, P., Davidson, P., Duckworth, J.W., Eames, J.C., Le, T.T., Nguyen, C., Olsson, U., Robson, C. & Timmins, R. Description of a new species of Phylloscopus warbler from Vietnam and Laos. Ibis, 152, pp. 145-168. [Abstract]
Drovetski, S.V., Zink, R.M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Fadeev, I.V. A multilocus study of pine grosbeak phylogeography supports the pattern of greater intercontinental divergence in Holarctic boreal forest birds than in birds inhabiting other high-latitude habitats. Journal of Biogeography, 37, pp. 696-706. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Olson, S.L., Irestedt, M., Alvarenga, H. & Fjeldså, J. Circumscription of a monophyletic family for the tapaculos (Aves: Rhinocryptidae): Psiloramphus in and Melanopareia out. Journal of Ornithology, 151, pp. 337-345. [Abstract]
Fjeldså, J., Irestedt, M., Ericson, P.G.P.& Zuccon, D. The Cinnamon Ibon Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus is a forest canopy sparrow. Ibis, 152, pp. 747-760. [Abstract]
Johnsen, A., Rindal, E., Ericson, P.G.P., Zuccon, D., Kerr, K.C.R., Stoeckle, M.Y. & Lifjeld, J.T. DNA barcoding of Scandinavian birds reveals divergent lineages in trans-Atlantic species. Journal of Ornithology, 151, pp. 568-578. [Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A., Bowie, R.C.K., Moyle, R.G., Irestedt, M., Christidis, L., Norman, J.A. & Fjeldså, J. Phylogeny and biogeography of Oriolidae (Aves: Passeriformes). Ecography, 33, pp. 232-241. [Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A., Irestedt, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Fjeldså, J. A molecular phylogeny of minivets (Passeriformes: Campephagidae: Pericrocotus): implications for biogeography and convergent plumage evolution. Zoologica Scripta, 39, pp. 1-8. [Abstract]
Müller, J., Scheyer, T.M., Head, J.J., Barrett, P.M., Werneburg, I., Ericson, P.G.P., Pol, D. & Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. Homeotic effects, somitogenesis and the evolution of vertebral numbers in recent and fossil amniotes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, pp. 2118-2123. [Abstract]
Olsson, U., Alström, P., Svensson, L., Aliabadian, M. & Sundberg, P. The Lanius excubitor (Aves, Passeriformes) conundrum — taxonomic dilemma when molecular and non-molecular data tell different stories. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., Alström, P., Forsmark, E. & Olsson, U.  Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of Old World chats and flycatchers reveals extensive paraphyly at family, subfamily and genus level (Aves: Muscicapidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 57, pp. 380-392. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., Collinson, M., Knox, A.G., Parkin, D.T. & Svensson, L. Taxonomic recommendations for British birds, Sixth Report. Ibis, 152, pp.180-186.
Zuccon, D. & Ericson, P.G.P. A multi-gene phylogeny disentangles the chat flycatcher complex (Aves: Muscicapidae). Zoologica Scripta, 39, pp. 213-224. [Abstract]
Zuccon, D. & Ericson, P.G.P. The Monticola Rock-Thrushes: Phylogeny and biogeography revisited. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 55, pp. 901-910. [Abstract]
Zuccon, D. & Ericson, P.G.P. The phylogenetic position of the Black-collared Bulbul Neolestes torquatus. Ibis, 152, pp. 386-392.


2009

Fjeldså, J. & Irestedt, M. Diversification of the South American avifauna: patterns and implications for conservation in the Andes. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 96, 398-409. [Abstract]
Fregin, S., Haase, M., Olsson, U. & Alström, P. Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes) — The traditional taxonomy overthrown. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52, pp. 866-878. [Abstract]
Gelang, M., Cibois, A., Pasquet, E., Olsson, U., Alström, P. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogeny of babblers (Aves, Passeriformes): major lineages, family limits and classification. Zoologica Scripta, 38, pp 225-236. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Dalén, L. & Ericson, P.G.P. Convergent evolution, habitat shifts and variable diversification rates in the ovenbird-woodcreeper family (Furnariidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9:268. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Jønsson, K.A., Fjeldså, J., Christidis, L.& Ericson, P.G.P. An unexpectedly long history of sexual selection in birds-of-paradise. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9:235. [Abstract]
Norman, J.A., Ericson, P.G.P., Jønsson, K.A., Fjeldså, J. & Christidis, L. A multigene phylogeny reveals novel relationships for aberrant genera of Australo-Papuan core Corvoidea and polyphyly of the Pachycephalidae and Psophodidae (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics, 52, pp. 488-497. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J. I., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. A new genus for three species of tyrant flycatchers (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae), formerly placed in Myiophobus. Zootaxa, 2290, pp. 36-40. [Abstract]
Sangster, G. Increasing numbers of bird species result from taxonomic progress, not taxonomic inflation. Proc. R. Soc. London Ser. B. 276: 3185-3191. [Abstract]
Sangster, G. Acoustic differences between the scoters Melanitta nigra nigra and M. n. americana. Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 121, pp. 696-702. [Abstract]
Sangster, G., van den Berg, A.B., van Loon, A.J. & Roselaar, C.S. Dutch avifaunal list: taxonomic changes in 2004-2008. Ardea, 97: 373-381. [Abstract]
Ödeen, A., Håstad, O. & Alström, P. Evolution of ultraviolet vision in shorebirds (Charadriiformes). Biology Letters. [Abstract]

2008

Alström, P., Olsson, U., Lei, F., Wang, H-t., Gao, W. & Sundberg, P. Phylogeny and classification of the Old World Emberizini (Aves, Passeriformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47, pp. 960-973. [Abstract]
Alström, P, Rasmussen, P.C., Olsson, U., & Sundberg, P. Species delimitation based on multiple criteria: the Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus complex (Aves, Megaluridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 154, pp. 291-307. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. Current perspectives on the evolution of birds. Contributions to Zoology, 77, pp. 109-116. [Abstract]
Fuchs, J., Ericson, P.G.P. & Pasquet, E. Mitochondrial phylogeographic structure of the White-browed Piculet (Sasia ochracea): cryptic genetic differentiation and endemism in Indochina. Journal of Biogeography, 35, pp. 565-575. [Abstract]
Fuchs, J., Pons, J.-M., Ericson, P.G.P., Bonillo, C., Couloux, A. & Pasquet, E. Molecular support for a rapid cladogenesis of the woodpecker clade Malarpicini, with further insights into the genus Picus (Piciformes: Picinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48, pp. 34-46. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Fuchs, J., Jønsson, K.A., Ohlson, J.I., Pasquet, E. & Ericson, P.G.P. The systematic affinity of the enigmatic Lamprolia victoriae (Aves: Passeriformes) — an example of avian dispersal between New Guinea and Fiji over Miocene intermittent land bridges? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48, pp. 1218-1222.
Irestedt, M. & Ohlson, J.I. The division of the major songbird radiation into Passerida and “core Corvoidea“ (Aves: Passeriformes) - the species tree versus gene trees. Zoologica Scripta, 37, pp. 305-313. [Abstract].
Johansson, U.S., Bowie, R.C.K. & Fjeldså, J. Phylogenetic relationships within Passerida (Aves: Passeriformes): a review and a new molecular phylogeny based on three nuclear intron markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48, pp. 858-876. [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S., Bowie, R.C.K., Hackett, S.J. & Schulenberg, T.S. The phylogenetic affinities of Crossley's Babbler (Mystacornis crossleyi): adding a new niche to the vanga radiation of Madagascar. Biology Letters, 4, pp.677-680. [Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A., Irestedt, M., Fuchs, J., Ericson, P.G.P., Christidis, L., Bowie, R.C.K., Norman, J.A., Pasquet, E. & Fjeldså, J. Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea: Evidence from the Campephagidae and other Crown Corvida (Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 47, pp. 221-236. [Abstract].
Nylander, J.A.A., Olsson, U., Alström, P. & Sanmartín, I. Accounting for phylogenetic uncertainty in biogeography: a Bayesian approach to dispersal-vicariance analysis of the thrushes (Aves: Turdus). Systematic Biology, 57, pp. 257-268. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J.I., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Tyrant flycatchers coming out in the open: phylogeny and ecological radiation of Tyrannidae (Aves, Passeriformes). Zoologica Scripta, 37, pp. 315-335. [Abstract].
Olsson, U., Alström, P., Gelang, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Sundberg, P. What is proper vouchering in phylogenetic studies of birds? — a reply to Peterson et al. (2007). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 48, pp. 383-385.
Zuccon, D., Pasquet, E. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogenetic relationships among Palearctic-Oriental starlings and mynas (genera Sturnus and Acridotheres: Sturnidae). Zoologica Scripta, 37, pp. 469-481 [Abstract].

2007


Alerstam, T., Rosén, M., Bäckman, J., Ericson, P.G.P. & Hellgren, O. Flight speeds among bird species: allometric and phylogenetic effects. PLoS Biology, 5 (8), e197. [Abstract]
Alström, P., Olsson, U., Rasmussen, P.C., Yao, C.-T., Ericson, P.G.P. & Sundberg, P. Morphological, vocal and genetic divergence in the Cettia acanthizoides complex (Aves: Cettiidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 149, pp. 437-452. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Anderson, C.L. & Mayr, G. Hangin' on to our rocks ´n clocks - a reply to Brown et al. Biology Letters, 3, pp. 260-261.
Fjeldså, J., Irestedt, M., Jønsson, K.A., Ohlson, J.I. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogeny of the ovenbird genus Upucerthia: a case of independent adaptations for terrestrial life. Zoologica Scripta, 36, pp. 133-141. [Abstract]
Fuchs, J., Ohlson, J.I., Ericson, P.G.P. & Pasquet, E. Synchronous intercontinental splits between assemblages of woodpeckers suggested by molecular data. Zoologica Scripta, 36, pp. 11-25. [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S., Alström, P., Olsson, U., Ericson, P.G.P., Sundberg, P. & Price, T.D. Build-up of the Himalayan avifauna through immigration: a biogeographical analysis of the Phylloscopus and Seicercus warblers. Evolution, 61, pp. 324-333. [Abstract]
Jønsson, K.A., Fjeldså, J., Ericson, P.G.P. & Irestedt, M. Systematic placement of the enigmatic Eupetes macrocercus and implications for the biogeography of a main songbird radiation, the Passerida. Biology Letters, 3, pp. 323-326. [Abstract]
Ohlson, J.I., Prum, R.O. & Ericson, P.G.P. A molecular phylogeny of the cotingas (Aves: Cotingidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 42, pp. 25-37. [Abstract]
Sodhi, N.S., Astuti, D., Diesmos, A.C., Ericson, P.G.P., Fernandopulle, N., Kotagama, S. + 18 more authors. Barcoding Indo-Malayan birds. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 55, pp. 397-398.

2006


Alström, P. Species concepts and their application: insights from the genera Seicercus and Phylloscopus. Proceedings of the 23rd International Ornithological Congress, Acta Zoologica Sinica, 52 (Supplement), pp. 429-434.
Alström, P., Ericson, P.G.P., Olsson, U. & Sundberg, P. Phylogeny and classification of the avian superfamily Sylvioidea, based on nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 38, pp. 381-397. [Abstract]
Bairlein, F., Alström, P., Aymí, R., Clement, P., Dyrcz, A., Gargallo, G., Hawkins, F., Madge, S., Pearson, D. & Svensson, L. Family Sylviidae (Warblers). In del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. & Christie, D.A. (Eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 12. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. pp. 492-709.
Dalsätt, J., Mörs, T. & Ericson, P.G.P. Fossil birds from the Miocene and Pliocene of Hambach (NW Germany). Paleontographica A, 277, pp. 113-121. [Abstract]
Dalsätt, J., Zhou, Z., Zhang, Z. & Ericson, P.G.P. Food remains in Confuciusornis sanctus suggest a fish diet. Naturwissenschaften, 93, pp. 444-446. [Abstract]
Ekman, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Out of Gondwanaland; the evolutionary history of cooperative breeding and social behaviour among crows, magpies, jays and allies. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Ser. B, 273, pp. 1117-1125. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Anderson, C.L., Britton, T., Elzanowski, A., Johansson, U.S., Källersjö, M., Ohlson, J.I., Parsons, T.J., Zuccon, D. & Mayr, G. Diversification of Neoaves: integration of molecular sequence data and fossils. Biology Letters, 2, pp. 543-547. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Zuccon, D., Ohlson, J.I., Johansson, U.S., Alvarenga, H. & Prum, R.O. Higher level phylogeny and morphological evolution of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins and their allies (Aves: Tyrannida). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40, pp. 471-483. [Abstract]
Ewen, J.G., Flux, I. & Ericson, P.G.P. Systematic affinities of two enigmatic New Zealand passerines of high conservation priority, the hihi or stitchbird Notiomystis cincta and the kokako Callaeas cinerea. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40, pp. 281-284.
Fuchs, J., Ohlson, J.I., Ericson, P.G.P. & Pasquet, E. Molecular phylogeny and biogeographic history of the piculets (Piciformes: Picumninae). Journal of Avian Biology, 37, pp. 487-496. [Abstract]
Gelang, M. Sand Martin Riparia riparia: a new species for Sumatra. Kukila, 13, p. 67.
Gelang, M. Large Wood-shrike Tephrodornis gularis: a new species for Bali. Kukila, 13, p. 68.
Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Evolution of the ovenbird-woodcreeper assemblage (Aves: Furnariidae) - major shifts in nest architecture and adaptive radiation. Journal of Avian Biology, 37, pp. 260-272. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Ohlson, J.I., Zuccon, D., Källersjö, M. & Ericson, P.G.P. Nuclear DNA from old collections of avian study skins reveals the evolutionary history of the Old World suboscines (Aves, Passeriformes). Zoologica Scripta, 35, pp. 567-580. [Abstract]
Olsson, U., Alström, P., Gelang, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Sundberg, P. Phylogeography of Indonesian and Sino-Himalayan region bush warblers (Cettia, Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 41, pp. 556-565. [Abstract]
Qu, Y.-H., Ericson, P.G.P., Lei, F.M., Gebauer, A., Kaiser, M. & Helbig, A. Molecular phylogenetic relationship of snow finch complex (genera Montifringilla, Pyrgilauda, and Onychostruthus) from the Tibetan plateau. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40, pp. 218-226. [Abstract]
Zuccon, D., Cibois, A., Pasquet, E. & Ericson, P.G.P. Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data reveal the major lineages of starlings, mynas and related taxa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, pp. 333-344. [Abstract]

2005


Ericson, P.G.P., Jansén, A.-L., Johansson, U.S. & Ekman, J. Inter-generic relationships of the crows, jays, magpies and allied groups (Aves: Corvidae) based on nucleotide sequence data. Journal of Avian Biology, 36, pp. 222-234. [Abstract]
Fjeldså, J., Irestedt, M. & Ericson, P.G.P. Molecular data reveal some major adaptational shifts in the early evolution of the most diverse avian family, the Furnariidae. Journal of Ornithology, 146, pp. 1-13.[Abstract]
Frisk, G. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter inkomna till Naturhistoriska riksmuseet år 2004. Fågelåret 2004. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, p. 53-54.
Johansson, U.S. & Ericson, P.G.P. A re-evaluation of basal phylogenetic relationships within trogons (Aves: Trogonidae) based on nuclear DNA sequences. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 43, pp.166-173. [Abstract]
Olson, S.L., Irestedt, M., Ericson, P.G.P. & Fjeldså, J. Independent evolution of two Darwinian marsh-dwelling ovenbirds (Furnariidae: Limnornis, Limnoctites). Ornitologia Neotropical, 16, pp. 347-359. [Abstract]
Olsson, U., Alström, P., Ericson, P.G.P. & Sundberg, P. Non-monophyletic taxa and cryptic species - evidence from a molecular phylogeny of leaf-warblers (Phylloscopus, Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 36, pp. 261-276. [Abstract]
Qu, Y.H., Ericson, P.G.P., Lei, F.M. & Li, S. H. Post-glacial colonization of the Tibetan plateau inferred from the matrilineal genetic structure of the endemic red-necked snow finch, Pyrgilauda ruficollis. Molecular Ecology, 14, pp. 1767-1781. [Abstract]

2004


Ericson, P.G.P. & Sjögren, H. Boken om göken. Bokförlaget Atlantis. 92 pp. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Tyrberg, T. The early history of the Swedish avifauna. A review of the subfossil record and early written sources. Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademiens Handlingar, Antikvariska serien 45, 349 pp. [Abstract]
Frisk, G. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter inkomna till Naturhistoriska riksmuseet år 2003. Fågelåret 2003. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, p. 97.
Irestedt, M. Molecular Systematics of the Antbird-Ovenbird Complex (Aves: Furnariida). PhD thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm.
Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogenetic relationships of woodcreepers (Aves: Dendrocolaptinae) - incongruence between molecular and morphological data. Journal of Avian Biology, 35, pp. 280-288. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Nylander, J.A.A. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogenetic relationships of typical antbirds (Thamnophilidae) and test of incongruence based on Bayes factors. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2004 4:23. [Abstract]
Mayr, G. & Ericson, P.G.P. Evidence for a sister group relationship between the Madagascan mesites (Mesitornithidae) and cuckoos (Cuculidae). Senckenbergiana biologica, 84, pp. 119-135. [Abstract]
Zhang, F., Ericson, P.G.P. & Zhou, Z. Description of a new enantiornithine bird from the Early Cretaceous of Hebei, northern China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 41, pp. 1097-1107. [Abstract]

2003


Ericson, P.G.P., Envall, I., Irestedt, M. & Norman, J.A. Inter-familial relationships of the shorebirds (Aves: Charadriiformes) based on nuclear DNA sequence data. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2003 3:16. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Irestedt, M. & Johansson, U.S. Evolution, biogeography, and patterns of diversification in passerine birds. Journal of Avian Biology, 34, pp. 3-15. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Johansson, U.S. Phylogeny of Passerida (Aves: Passeriformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 29, pp. 126-138. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Kjellberg, A.S., Åkermark, A. & Wigh, B. Osteologisk analys av djurbensmaterialet. In: (Ullén, I.) Bronsåldersboplatsen vid Apalle i Uppland. UV Uppsala, Rapport 1997:64. Stockholm: Riksantikvarieämbetet, Avdelningen för arkeologiska undersökningar. pp. 243-317.
Fjeldså, J., Zuccon, D., Irestedt, M., Johansson, U.S. and Ericson, P.G.P. Sapayoa aenigma: a New World representative of 'Old World suboscines'. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Ser. B. (Suppl.), 270, pp. S238-S241. [Abstract]
Frisk, G. & Ericson, P.G.P. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter inkomna till Naturhistoriska riksmuseet år 2002. Fågelåret 2002. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, p. 56-57.
James, H.F., Ericson, P.G.P., Slikas, B., Lei, F.-M., Gill, F.B., & Olson, S.L. Pseudopodoces humilis, a misclassified terrestrial tit (Aves: Paridae) of the Tibetan Plateau: evolutionary consequences of shifting adaptive zones. Ibis, 145, pp. 185-202. [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S. & Ericson, P.G.P. Molecular support for a sister group relationship between Pici and Galbulae (Piciformes sensu Wetmore 1960). Journal of Avian Biology, 34, pp. 185-197. [Abstract]
Mayr, G., Manegold, A. & Johansson, U.S. Monophyletic groups within "higher land birds" - comparison of morphological and molecular data. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 41, pp. 233-248. [Abstract]

2002


Chiappe, L.M., Lamb, J.P. & Ericson, P.G.P. New enantiornithine bird from the marine Upper Cretaceous of Alabama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22, pp. 170-174.
Dickinson, E. C. & Ericson, P.G.P. Systematic notes on Asian birds 32: The type locality of Hirundo daurica Laxmann, 1769. Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden, 340, pp. 205-206.
Ericson, P.G.P., Christidis, L., Cooper, A., Irestedt, M., Jackson, J., Johansson, U.S. & Norman, J.A. A Gondwanan origin of passerine birds supported by DNA sequences of the endemic New Zealand wrens. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Ser. B., 269, pp. 235-241. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Christidis, L., Irestedt, M. & Norman, J.A. Systematic affinities of the lyrebirds (Passeriformes: Menura), with a novel classification of the major groups of passerine birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 25, pp. 53-62. [Abstract]
Frisk, G. & Ericson, P.G.P. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter inkomna till Naturhistoriska riksmuseet år 2001. Fågelåret 2001. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, pp. 55-56.
Hou, Lianhai & Ericson, P.G.P. A middle Eocene shorebird from China. Condor, 104, pp. 896-899. [Abstract]
Irestedt, M., Fjeldså, J., Johansson, U.S. & Ericson, P.G.P. Systematic relationships and biogeography of the tracheophone suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 23, pp. 499-512. [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S. Clades in the "Higher Land Bird Assemblage". PhD thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm.
Johansson, U.S., Irestedt, M., Parsons, T.J., & Ericson, P.G.P. Basal phylogeny of the Tyrannoidea based on comparisons of cytochrome b and exons of nuclear c-myc and RAG-1 genes. Auk, 119, pp. 984-995. [Abstract]

2001


Ericson, P.G.P., Parsons, T.J. & Johansson, U.S. Morphological and molecular support for non-monophyly of the Galloanserae. In: (Gauthier, J. and Gall, L.F. eds.) New Perspectives on the Origin and Evolution of Birds: Proceedings of the International Symposium in Honor of John H. Ostrom. New Haven: Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University. pp. 157-168. [Abstract]  [morphological data matrix]PDF
Ericson, P.G.P. & Frisk, G. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter inkomna till Naturhistoriska riksmuseet år 2000. Fågelåret 2000. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, pp. 54-55.
Irestedt, M., Johansson, U.S., Parsons, T.J. & Ericson, P.G.P. Phylogeny of major lineages of suboscines (Passeriformes) analysed by nuclear DNA sequence data. Journal of Avian Biology, 32, pp. 15-25. [Abstract]
Johansson, U.S., Parsons, T.J., Irestedt, M. & Ericson, P.G.P. Clades within the 'higher land birds', evaluated by nuclear DNA sequences. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 39, pp. 37-51. [Abstract]

2000


Ericson, P.G.P., Johansson, U.S. & Parsons, T.J. Major divisions of oscines revealed by insertions in the nuclear gene c-myc: A novel gene in avian phylogenetics. Auk, 117, pp. 1077-1086.
Ericson, P.G.P. & Sjögren, H. Göken och dess ägg. Vår Fågelvärld, 59, pp. 8-15.
Ericson, P.G.P. Systematic revision, skeletal anatomy, and paleoecology of the New World early Tertiary Presbyornithidae (Aves: Anseriformes). PaleoBios, 20, pp. 1-23. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Frisk, G. Statens vilt samt vissa andra arter 1999. Fågelåret 1999. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, p. 71.

1999


Ericson, P.G.P. New material of Juncitarsus (Phoenicopteriformes), with a guide for differentiating that genus from the Presbyornithidae (Anseriformes). In: (Olson, S.L. Ed.) Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 89, pp. 245-251. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Frisk, G. Statens vilt 1998. Fågelåret 1998. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, pp. 71-73.

1998


Ericson, P.G.P. & Frisk, G. Statens vilt 1997. Fågelåret 1997. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, pp. 81-82.

1997


Ericson, P.G.P. Swedish records of the eastern Palearctic Hoopoe subspecies Upupa epops saturata. Bulletin of the British Ornithologist's Club, 117, pp. 19-26. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. Systematic relationships of the Paleogene family Presbyornithidae (Aves: Anseriformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 121, pp. 429-483. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Amarilla, L.A. First observations and new distributional data for birds in Paraguay. Bulletin of the British Ornithologist's Club, 117, pp. 60-67. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. & Frisk, G. Statens vilt 1996. Fågelåret 1996. Stockholm: Sveriges Ornitologiska Förening, pp. 155-157.
Ericson, P.G.P. & Hernández Carrasquilla F. Subspecific affinity of Prehistoric Baltic cormorants (Aves: Phalacrocoracidae). Ardea, 85, pp. 1-7. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P., Tyrberg, T., Kjellberg, A.S., Jonsson, L. & Ullén, I. The earliest record of the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) in northern Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science, 24, pp. 183-191. [Abstract]

1996


Eames, J. & Ericson, P.G.P. The Björkegren expeditions to French Indochina: A collection of birds from Vietnam and Cambodia. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society, 44, pp. 75-111. [Abstract]
Ericson, P.G.P. The skeletal evidence for a sister-group relationship of anseriform and galliform birds - a critical evaluation. Journal of Avian Biology, 27, pp. 195-202. [Abstract]

1995 and before (selected publications)


Ericson, P.G.P., Wigh, B. & Svensson, K. 1995. Retrieval of faunal remains at the excavations at Birka: principles, preliminary results and an outline of future osteological analysis. In: (Ambrosiani, B. & Clarke, H. Eds.) Excavations in the Black Earth 1990. Birka Studies 2. pp. 82-89.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1994. Ett hotat fågelparadis. Fauna och Flora, 89. pp. 3-9.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1991. Fjäderfä och vildfågel - osteologisk analys av fågelben. In: (Carlsson, R., Elfwendahl, M. & Perming, A.) Bryggaren - ett kvarter i centrum. RAä-SHMM Rapport UV 1991:1. pp. 207-219.
Ericson, P.G.P. & Knape, A. 1991. Stora Karlsö - en jaktstation under neolitisk tid. Gunneria, 64, pp. 197-205.
Tyrberg, T. & Ericson, P.G.P. 1991. Fågellivet i Uppland från stenålder till medeltid - en utvärdering av jordfunna skelettdelar. Fåglar i Uppland, 18, pp. 27-39.
Ericson, P.G.P., Iregren, E. and Vretemark, M. 1988. Animal exploitation in Birka - A preliminary report. Fornvännen, 83, pp. 81-88.
Knape, A & Ericson, P.G.P. 1988. Stora Förvar - kontinuitet och förändring i ett resurs-utnyttjande. Gotländskt Arkiv 1988, pp. 31-38.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1987. Interpretations of archaeological bird remains: a taphonomic approach. Journal of Archaeological Science, 14, pp. 65-75.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1987. Osteology of the Eider Somateria mollissima (L.). A Study of Sexual, Geographic and Temporal Morphometric Variation in the Eider Skeleton. Studies 5. Stockholm: Museum of National Antiquities. 144 pp.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1987. Exploitations of seabirds in central Sweden during late Iron Age. In: (Burenhult, G., Carlsson, A., Hyenstrand, Å & Sjovold, T. Eds.) Theoretical Approaches to Artefacts, Settlement and Society. BAR International series 366, pp. 445-453.
Ericson, P.G.P. 1986. A multivariate analysis of microevolution in the humerus of the eider (Somateria mollissima (L.)). In: (Königsson, L.-K. Ed.) Nordic Late Quarternary Biology and Ecology. Striae, 24, pp. 107-109.