The following peer reviewed publications were partially or completely supported by our collaborative NSF project (DEB-1120054 and DEB-1120734) Southern Amazonian birds and their symbionts: Biodiversity and endemicity of parasites from the most diverse avifauna on Earth (Project Participants in Bold)
Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. A new genus and species of Philopteridae (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) from the trumpeters (Aves: Gruiformes: Psophidae). Journal of Parasitology 98:728−734. pdf
Seeholzer, G. F., B. M. Winger, M. G. Harvey, D. Cáceres A, and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. A new species of barbet (Capitoninae: Capito) from the southern Cerros del Sira, Ucayali, Peru.Auk 129:551−559. pdf
Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2012. Two new species of the genus Cotingacola Carriker, 1956 (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae) from Amazonian Brazil, with comments on host-specificity. Systematic Parasitology 81:159-167. pdf
Valim, M. P. and R. L. Palma. 2012. Redescriptions of two species and descriptions of three new species of the louse genus Bizarrifrons Eichler, 1938 (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae). Zootaxa 3273: 28–50.
Valim, M. P. and J. D. Weckstein. 2011. Two new species of Brueelia Kéler, 1936 (Ischnocera, Philopteridae) parasitic on Neotopical trogons (Aves, Trogoniformes). Zookeys 128:1-13. pdf