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Peer-Reviewed Scientific Papers and Book Chapters



Crow, G.L., B.S. Holland, L. Blair, L. Chiaverano, M.Y. Kaneshiro-Pinero, R.S. Goto and A. Yanagihara. Historical Records and Waikiki Beach counts for the Cubozoan Box Jellyfish Alatina moseri (Mayer 1906) in Hawaii. In review.

Holland, B.S., T. Chock, A. Lee, S. Sugiura. Tracking behavior in the snail Euglandina rosea: First evidence of preference for endemic versus biocontrol target pest species in Hawaii. American Malacological Bulletin, 30. In press.

Holland, B.S. and A.E. Kay. Biogeography, In: The Pacific Islands: Environment and Society. Rapaport, M. (ed). Second edition, University of Hawaii Press. In press.

Bird, C.E., B.S. Holland, B.W. Bowen & R.J. Toonen. Diversification in broadcast-spawning sympatric Hawaiian limpets (Cellana spp.). Molecular Ecology. Online early.

Rubinoff, D., B.S. Holland, M.D. San Jose, J. Powell. Proximity is not a prerequisite for invasion: Hawaii is not the source for the California invasion of light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana). PLoS ONE, 6(1):1-9.

Sugiura, S, B.S. Holland & R.H. Cowie. Predatory behaviour of newly hatched Euglandina rosea. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 77:101-102.



Rubinoff, D., B.S. Holland, A. Shibata, R.H. Messing and M. Wright. Rapid invasion despite lack of genetic variation in the erythrina gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae Kim). Pacific Science 64(1): 23-31.

Holland, B.S. S.L. Montgomery, & V. Costello. A reptilian smoking gun: first record of invasive Jackson's chameleon (Chamaeleo jacksonii xantholophus) predation on native Hawaiian species. Biodiversity and Conservation 19(5):1437-1441.



Holland, B.S. Island flora and fauna: Snails. In: The Encyclopedia of Islands. (R. Gillespie & D.A. Clague, Eds), pages 537-542, Science Publishing Group, University of California Press. Invited contribution.

Holland, B.S. & R.H. Cowie. Land snail models in biogeography: A tale of two snails. American Malacological Bulletin 27:59-68. Invited review.



Cowie, R.H. & B.S. Holland. 2008. Molecular biogeography and diversification of the endemic terrestrial fauna of the Hawaiian Islands. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 363(1508): 3363-3376. Invited review.

Holland, B.S., C.C. Christensen, K.A. Hayes, R.H. Cowie. Biocontrol in Hawaii: A response to Messing. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 40:81-83.



Bird, C.E., Holland, B.S., Bowen, B.W. & Toonen, R.J. 2007. Contrasting phylogeography in three endemic Hawaiian limpets (Cellana spp.) with similar life histories. Molecular Ecology, 16(15): 3173-3187.

Holland, B.S. & R.H. Cowie. 2007. A geographic mosaic of passive dispersal: population structure in the endemic Hawaiian amber snail Succinea caduca (Mighels 1845). Molecular Ecology, 16(12): 2422-2435.

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Holland, B.S. & M.G. Hadfield. 2007. Molecular systematics of the endangered Oahu tree snail Achatinella mustelina (Mighels 1845): Synonymization of subspecies and estimation of gene flow between chiral morphs. Pacific Science, 61(1): 53-66.



Holland, B.S. & R.H. Cowie. 2006. New island records of the endemic Hawaiian land snail Succinea caduca (Mighels 1845). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers. 88: 58-60.

Cowie, R.H. & B.S. Holland. 2006. Dispersal and vicariance in Hawaii: submarine slumping does not create deep inter-island channels. Journal of Biogeography. 33(12):2155-2156.

Cowie, R.H. & B.S. Holland. 2006. Dispersal is fundamental to evolution on oceanic islands. Journal of Biogeography 33(2): 193-198. Guest Editorial.



Rubinoff, D. & B.S. Holland. 2005. Between the two extremes: Mitochondrial DNA is neither the panacea nor the nemesis of phylogenetic and taxonomic inference. Systematic Biology 54(6): 92-961.



Holland, B.S.
, M.N. Dawson, G.L. Crow & D.K. Hofmann. 2004. Global phylogeography of Cassiopea (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae): Molecular evidence for cryptic species and multiple invasions of the Hawaiian Islands. Marine Biology. 145: 1119-1128.

Holland, B.S. & M.G. Hadfield. 2004. Origin and diversification of the endemic Hawaiian tree snails (Achatinellinae: Achatinellidae) based on molecular evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32(2): 588-600.

Hadfield, M.G., B.S. Holland & K. Olival. 2004. Contributions of Ex Situ Propagation and Molecular Genetics to the Conservation of Hawaiian Tree Snails. In: Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology. (M.Gordon and S.Bartol, eds). University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Pages 16-34.

Rundell, R.J., B.S. Holland, & R.H. Cowie. 2004. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of endemic Hawaiian succineid land snails (Pulmonata: Gastropoda). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 246-255.



Holland, B.S. & M.G. Hadfield. 2002. Islands within an island: phylogeography and conservation genetics of the endangered Hawaiian tree snail Achatinella mustelina. Molecular Ecology. 11(3): 365-376.



Holland, B.S. 2001. Invasion without a bottleneck: microsatellite variation in natural and invasive populations of the brown mussel, Perna perna (L). Marine Biotechnology 3(5): 407-415.



Apte, S., B.S. Holland, L.S. Godwin, & J.P.A. Gardner. 2000. Jumping ship: a stepping stone event mediating transfer of a non- indigenous species via a potentially unsuitable environment. Biological Invasions 2: 75-79.

Holland, B.S. 2000. Genetics of Marine Bioinvasions. In: Marine Genetics. (A. Sole-Cava, C. Russo and J. Thorpe), Developments in Hydrobiologia, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands. Pages 63-71.

Holland, B.S. 2000. Genetics of marine bioinvasions. Hydrobiologia 420: 63-71.



Holland, B.S., D.S. Gallagher, D.W. Hicks, & S.K. Davis. 1999. Cytotaxonomic verification of a non-indigenous marine mussel in the Gulf of Mexico. The Veliger 42(3): 280-282.



Gittings, S.R., G.S. Boland, K.J.P. Deslarzes, C. Combs, B.S. Holland, & T.J. Bright. 1992. Mass spawning and reproductive viability of reef corals at the East Flower Garden Bank, northwest Gulf of Mexico. Bulletin of Marine Science 51(3): 420-428.

Lockwood, S.F., B.S. Holland, J.W. Bickham, B.J. Hanks, & J.J. Bull. 1992. Intraspecific genome size variation in a turtle (Trachemys scripta) exhibiting temperature-dependent sex determination. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 2306-2310.


Thesis and Dissertation

1997 Holland, B.S. Genetic architecture of a biological invasion: geographic pattern of genetic variation in the brown mussel, Perna perna, from natural and nonindigenous populations. 160 pages. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

1991 Holland, B.S. Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation of the 16S ribosomal RNA gene from five western Atlantic populations of the star coral, Montastrea annularis. 92 pages. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

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