Evolutionary Biologist and Nature Photographer

Publications

Publications

  1. Proud, D.N., R.R. Wade, P. Rock, V.R. Townsend Jr., & D. Jiménez Chavez. 2012. Epizoic cyanobacteria associated with a Neotropical harvestman (Opiliones, Sclerosomatidae) from Costa Rica. Journal of Arachnology 40(2): 259-261.
  2. Proud, D.N., B.E. Felgenhauer, V.R. Townsend Jr., D.O. Osula, W.O. Gilmore III, Z.L. Napier, & P.A. Van Zandt. 2012. Diversity and habitat use of Neotropical harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) in a Costa Rican rainforest. ISRN Zoology 2012, Article ID 549765, 16 pages. doi:10.5402/2012/549765
  3. Smith, A.T., D.R. Cook, M.B. Johnson, V.R. Townsend Jr., & D.N. Proud. 2012. Comparative study of walking and climbing speeds among Neotropical harvestmen from Costa Rica. Journal of Arachnology 40: 304–308.
  4. Townsend, V.R. Jr., M.K. Moore, D.N. Proud, & V.A. Young. 2012. Harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) of Tobago, West Indies. Living World, Journal of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club 2012: 41–53.
  5. Proud, D.N., C. Víquez, & V.R. Townsend Jr. 2011. Paternal care in a Neotropical harvestman (Arachnida: Cosmetidae) from Costa Rica. Journal of Arachnology 39(3): 497-499.
  6. Proud, D.N., J.A. Tibbetts, M.K. Moore, & V.R. Townsend Jr. 2011. Diversity of Neotropical Harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) Inhabiting Logs and Palm Fronds in the Rain Forests of Trinidad. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104 (2): 241-248.
  7. Houghton, J.E., Townsend V.R. Jr., & D.N. Proud. 2011. The ecological significance of leg autotomy for climbing temperate species of harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones, Sclerosomatidae). Southeastern Naturalist 10(4): 579-590.
  8. Wade, R.R., E.M. Loaiza-Phillips, V.R. Townsend Jr., & D.N. Proud. 2011. Activity patterns of two species of Neotropical harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) from Costa Rica. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104(6): 1360-1366.
  9. Townsend, V.R. Jr., D.N. Proud, A.H. Savitzky, & M.V. Marshall. 2011. Use of Coconut Endocarp as an Oviposition Site by a Neotropical Harvestman (Opiliones: Cranaidae). Living World, Journal of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club 2011: 70-71.
  10. Townsend, V.R. Jr., M.A. Milne, & D.N. Proud. 2011. Two new species of Manaosbiidae (Opiliones: Laniatores) from Panama with comments on interspecific variation in penis morphology. Journal of Arachnology 39: 92-101.
  11. Proud, D.N., & B.E. Felgenhauer. 2011. Ultrastructure of the Sexually Dimorphic Basitarsal Glands of Leg I in Manaosbiid of Harvestmen (Opiliones, Laniatores). Journal of Morphology 272: 872-882.
  12. Townsend, V.R. Jr., C. Víquez, P.A. Van Zandt, & D.N. Proud. 2010. Key to the species of Cosmetidae (Arachnida, Opiliones) of Central America, with notes on penis morphology and sexual dimorphisms. Zootaxa 2414: 1-26.
  13. Townsend, V.R. Jr., N.J. Rana, D.N. Proud, M.K. Moore, P. Rock, & B.E. Felgenhauer. 2009. Morphological changes during postembryonic development in two species of Neotropical harvestmen (Opiliones, Laniatores, Cranaidae). Journal of Morphology 270(9): 1055-1068.
  14. Proud, D.N., & V.R. Townsend Jr. 2008.  Homing ability of harvestmen nymphs (Opiliones, Cranaidae). Living World, Journal of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club 2008: 79-80.
  15. Townsend, V.R. Jr., D.N. Proud, M.K. Moore, J.A. Tibbetts, J.A. Burns, R.K. Hunter, S.R. Lazarowitz, & B.E. Felgenhauer. 2008. Parasitic and phoretic mites associated with neotropical harvestmen from Trinidad, West Indies. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101(6): 1026-1032.
  16. Townsend, V.R. Jr., J.A. Akin, & D.N. Proud. 2008. Tantilla gracilis courtship. Herpetological Review 39(4): 474.
  17. Townsend, V.R. Jr., D.N. Proud, & M.K. Moore. 2008. Harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) of Trinidad, West Indies. Living World, Journal of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists’ Club 2008: 53-65.
  18. Hunter, R.K., D.N. Proud, J.A. Burns, J.A. Tibbetts, & V.R. Townsend Jr. 2007. Parental care in the neotropical harvestman Phareicranaus calcariferus (Opiliones, Laniatores, Cranaidae). Journal of Arachnology 35:199-201.
  19. Townsend, V.R. Jr., K.A. Mulholland, J.O. Bradford, D.N. Proud, & K.M. Parent. 2006. Seasonal variation in parasitism by erythraeid mites (Leptus sp.) upon the harvestman Leiobunum formosum (Opiliones, Sclerosomatidae). Journal of Arachnology 34:492-494.
  20. Townsend, V.R. Jr., D.N. Proud, & M.K. Moore. 2006. Phyllomedusa trinitatis (Trinidad leaf frog) habitat use. Herpetological Review 37(4): 447.

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