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21. Bemis, K.E. Tyler, J.C. D. Arcila. Under review. Life history, distribution, and molecular phylogenetics of the Upward-Mouth Spikefishes, Atrophacanthus japonicus (Teleostei: Tetraodontiformes: Triacanthodidae).

20. Arcila D& Cartwright S. Under review. Ichthyology collection of The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.


19. Betancur-R. R*, D. Arcila*, R. Vari, L. Hughes, M. Sabaj, C. Oliveira & G. Ortí. In press. Testing conflicting hypotheses in phylogenomics: putting the freshwater fish order Characiformes back together again. Evolution.*Equal contribution.

18. Arcila D., P. Petry & G. Ortí. 2018. Phylogenetic relationships of the family Tarumaniidae (Characiformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial data. Neotropical Ichthyology 16(3): e180016.

17. Hughes, L.C., G. Ortí, Y. Huang, Y. Sun, C.C. Baldwin, A.W. Thompson, D. Arcila, R. Betancur-R, C. Li, L. Becker et al. 2018. Comprehensive phylogeny of ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii) based on transcriptomic and genomic data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201719358. PDFSupplementPNAS comment by M. Alfaro.


16. Arcila, D. & J. Tyler. 2017. Integrating molecules and fossils reveal multiple diversification shifts in fishes during the Cenozoic. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 284 (1866), 20171771. PDF.

15. Lavoue, S., M. Arnegard, D. Rabosky, P. McIntyre, D. Arcila, R. Vari & M. Nishida. 2017. Trophic evolution in African citharinoid fishes (Teleostei: Characiformes) and the origin of intraordinal pterygophagy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 113, 23-32. PDF.

14. Arcila, D.G. Ortí, R. Vari, J. W. Armbruster, M. Stiassny, K. D. Ko, M. H. Sabaj, J. Lundberg, L. J. Revell R. Betancur-R. 2017. Genome-wide interrogation advances resolution of recalcitrant groups in the Tree of Life. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 0020. PDF & SupplementFeatured in "News and Views" about the paper by S. Mirarabnews outletin SpanishEl TiempoCiencia Cafe pa' Sumerce, UPR, and "Behind the Paper" post. For a GGI tutorial see here.  

13. Bannikov, A.F., G. Carnevale, D. Arcila & J.C. Tyler. 2016. A new family of gymnodont fish (Tetraodontiformes) from the earliest Eocene of the Peri-Tethys (Kabardino-Balkaria, northern Caucasus, Russia). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15, 1-18. PDF.  Featured in NatGeo.


12. Thomaz, A*., D. Arcila*, G. Ortí & L.R. Malabarba. 2015. Molecular phylogeny of the subfamily Stevardiinae Gill, 1858 (Characiformes: Characidae): classification and the evolution of reproductive traits. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15, 146. PDF. *Equal contribution. 
11. Arcila, D.*, A. Pyron, J. Tyler, G. Ortí & R. Betancur-R.*2015. An evaluation of fossil tip-dating versus node-age calibrations in tetraodontiform fishesMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 82(2015): 131-145. PDF. *Equal contribution.


10. Betancur-R., R., R.E. Broughton, E.O. Wiley, K. Carpenter, J.A. Lopez, C. Li, N.I. Holcroft, D. Arcila, M. Sanciangco, J. Cureton, F. Zhang, T. Buser, M. Campbell, T. Rowley, J.A. Ballesteros, G. Lu, T. Grande, G. Arratia & G. Ortí. 2013. The tree of life and a new classification of bony fishes. PLoS Currents Tree of Life. Pub Med Version. Press releases: Science Dailye! Science NewsPLoS Blogs.

9. Arcila, D., R.P. Vari & N. Menezes. 2013. Revision of the neotropical genus Acrobrycon (Ostariophysi: Characiformes) with description of two new species. Copeia 4, 604-611. PDF. 


8. Román-Valencia, C. & D. Arcila*. 2010. Five new species Hemibrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Rio Magdalena basin, Colombia. Revista de Biología Tropical 58, 339-356. *Undergraduate student. PDF. 

7. Román-Valencia, C., D. Arcila* & M.D. García. 2010. Diversidad fenotípica en peces del género Hemibrycon (Characiformes, Characidae) del sistema del río Magdalena, Colombia. Brenesia 71-72, 27-40. *Undergraduate student.


Román-Valencia, C.,  D. Arcila* & R. Ruiz-C. 2009. Two new species of Hemibrycon (Characiformes: Characidae) from the Magdalena river, Colombia. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 32.2, 77-87. *Undergraduate student. PDF. 

5. Román-Valencia, C., D. Arcila*, H. Hurtado. 2009. Variación morfológica de las poblaciones de Hemibrycon boquiae y H. rafaelense (Characiformes: Characidae) en el río Cauca, Colombia. Revista de Biología Tropical 57, 541-556. *Undergraduate student. PDF.


4. Román-Valencia, C. & D. Arcila*. 2008 Hemibrycon rafaelense n. sp. (Characiformes: Characidae), a new species from the upper Cauca River, with keys to Colombian species. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 31.1, 67-75. *Undergraduate student. PDF.


3. García-Alzate, C.A., C. Román-Valencia, J.A. Vanegas-Ríos & D. Arcila*. 2007. Análisis fisicoquímico y biológico comparado en dos quebradas en alta montaña. Revista Investigaciones Universidad del Quindío 17, 57-80. *Undergraduate student.


2. Vanegas-Ríos, J.A. & D. Arcila*. 2006. Diversidad y abundancia de larvas de Trichoptera en la quebrada Boquia, Salento (Colombia). Revista Universidad del Quindío 12, 149-161. *Undergraduate student.


1. Román-Valencia, C., J.G. Cadavid, J. Vanegas & D. Arcila*. 2005. Análisis de algunas variables físicas, químicas y biológicas en tres quebradas de la cuenca alta del río Cauca, Colombia. Revista de Investigaciones de la Universidad del Quindío 15, 83-96. *Undergraduate student.