James P. Pitts
James P. Pitts
Professor of Biology, Utah State University
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Phylogenomic insights into the evolution of stinging wasps and the origins of ants and bees
MG Branstetter, BN Danforth, JP Pitts, BC Faircloth, PS Ward, ...
Current Biology 27 (7), 1019-1025, 2017
Molecular phylogenetics of Vespoidea indicate paraphyly of the superfamily and novel relationships of its component families and subfamilies
EM Pilgrim, CD Von Dohlen, JP Pitts
Zoologica Scripta 37 (5), 539-560, 2008
Cladistic analysis of the fire ants of the Solenopsis saevissima species‐group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
JP Pitts, JV McHugh, KG Ross
Zoologica Scripta 34 (5), 493-505, 2005
Preliminary morphological analysis of relationships between the spider wasp subfamilies (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): revisiting an old problem
JP Pitts, MS Wasbauer, CD Von Dohlen
Zoologica Scripta 35 (1), 63-84, 2006
Illuminating the lack of consensus among descriptions of earth history data in the North American deserts: a resource for biologists
JS Wilson, JP Pitts
Progress in Physical Geography 34 (4), 419-441, 2010
Repeated evolution in overlapping mimicry rings among North American velvet ants
JS Wilson, KA Williams, ML Forister, CD Von Dohlen, JP Pitts
Nature Communications 3 (1), 1272, 2012
North American velvet ants form one of the world’s largest known Müllerian mimicry complexes
JS Wilson, JP Jahner, ML Forister, ES Sheehan, KA Williams, JP Pitts
Current Biology 25 (16), R704-R706, 2015
Molecular phylogeny and systematics of spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): redefining subfamily boundaries and the origin of the family
C Waichert, J Rodriguez, MS Wasbauer, CD Von Dohlen, JP Pitts
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175 (2), 271-287, 2015
A molecular method for associating the dimorphic sexes of velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae)
EM Pilgrim, JP Pitts
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79 (3), 222-230, 2006
Identifying Pleistocene refugia in North American cold deserts using phylogeographic analyses and ecological niche modelling
JS Wilson, JP Pitts
Diversity and Distributions 18 (11), 1139-1152, 2012
A cladistic analysis of the Solenopsis saevissima species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
JP Pitts Jr
University of Georgia, 2002
Revision of the fire ants of the Solenopsis saevissima species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
JP Pitts, GP Camacho, D Gotzek, JV Mchugh, KG Ross
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 120 (2), 308-411, 2018
Family-level divergences in the stinging wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata), with correlations to angiosperm diversification
JS Wilson, CD von Dohlen, ML Forister, JP Pitts
Evolutionary Biology 40, 101-107, 2013
Tropical and Subtropical Velvet Ants of the Genus Dasymutilla Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) with Descriptions of 45 New Species
DG Manley, JP Pitts
Zootaxa 1487 (1), 1–128-1–128, 2007
Phylogeographic analysis of the nocturnal velvet ant genus Dilophotopsis (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) provides insights into diversification in the Nearctic deserts
JS Wilson, JP Pitts
Biological journal of the Linnean Society 101 (2), 360-375, 2010
Historical biogeography of the arid‐adapted velvet ant Sphaeropthalma arota (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) reveals cryptic species
JS Wilson, SL Clark, KA Williams, JP Pitts
Journal of Biogeography 39 (2), 336-352, 2012
A key to genera and subgenera of Mutillidae (Hymenoptera) in America North of Mexico with description of a new genus.
DG Manley, JP Pitts
Hosts, nesting behavior, and ecology of some North American spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), II
FE Kurczewski, GB Edwards, JP Pitts
Southeastern Naturalist 16 (m9), 1-82, 2017
Testing the species limits of the tarantulas (A raneae: T heraphosidae) endemic to C alifornia's S outhern C oast R anges, USA
JS Wilson, CF Gunnell, DB Wahl, JP Pitts
Insect Conservation and Diversity 6 (3), 365-371, 2013
Evolution of the nocturnal Nearctic Sphaeropthalminae velvet ants (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae) driven by Neogene orogeny and Pleistocene glaciation
JP Pitts, JS Wilson, CD von Dohlen
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56 (1), 134-145, 2010
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