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Peer-reviewed publications

Porreca, A.P., S.E. Butler, J.S. Tiemann, and J.J. Parkos, III. 2021. Differential vulnerability of native and non-native mollusks to predation by juvenile Black Carp. Biological Invasions. Early view

Coughlan, N.E. and 40 co-authors. 2021. Biometric conversion factors as a unifying platform for comparative assessment of invasive freshwater bivalves. Journal of Applied Ecology. Early view

Tiemann, J.S., B.E. Fisher, T. Thomas, J. Adams, C. Moody-Carpenter, A. Jones, and R.E. Colombo. 2021. First occurrence of the Streamline Chub Erimystax dissimilis and Tippecanoe Darter Etheostoma tippecanoe in Illinois and within the Vermilion River basin (Wabash River drainage). Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 114:35-38.

Tiemann, J.S., T. Gibson, J. Halmbacher, and G.T. Watters. 2021. Egg laying behaviors in Lithasia armigera (Say, 1821) (Gastropoda: Cerithioidea: Pleuroceridae). Northeastern Naturalist 28(2):N27-N29.

Curtis, A.N., J.S. Tiemann, S.A. Douglass, M.A. Davis, and E.R. Larson. 2020. High stream flows dilute environmental DNA (eDNA) concentrations and reduce detectability. Diversity and Distributions. Early view.

Inoue, K., K.S. Cummings, J.S. Tiemann, T.D. Miller, N.A. Johnson, CA. Smith, and C. Randklev. 2020. A new species of freshwater mussel in the genus Popenaias Frierson, 1927, from the Gulf coastal rivers of central Mexico (Bivalvia: Unionida: Unionidae) with comments on the genus. Zootaxa 4816(4):457-490.

Douglass, S., E. Ressor, J. Tiemann, A. Stodola, S. McMurray, and B. Poulton. 2020. Recent evaluation of Corbicula Form D distribution in the Midwest, U.S.A. American Midland Naturalist 183:136-142.

Tiemann, J.S., J.L. Sherwood, and A.J. Stites. 2020. Population expansion of the state-threatened Eastern Sand Darter, Ammocrypta pellucida (Agassiz, 1863), within the Vermilion River basin (Wabash River drainage), Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 113:1-4.

Volkmer-Ribeiro, C., M.C.D. Mansur, D. Pereira, J.S. Tiemann, K.S. Cummings, and M.H. Sabaj. 2019. Sponge and mollusk associations in a benthic filter-feeding assemblage in the middle and lower Xingu River, Brazil. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Ferreira-Rodríguez, N., and 47 co-authors. 2019. Research priorities for freshwater mussel conservation assessment. Biological Conservation 231:77-87.

Tiemann, J.S., K. Inoue, J.A. Rodríguez-Pineda, M. Hart, K.S. Cummings, E. Naranjo García, and C. Randklev. 2019. Freshwater mussels of the Río Conchos basin, Chihuahua, Mexico. Southwestern Association of Naturalists 64(3/4):180-186.

Sherwood, J.L., A.J. Stites, M.J. Dreslik, and J.S. Tiemann. 2018. Predicting the range of a regionally threatened, benthic fish using species distribution models and field surveys. Journal of Fish Biology 93:972-977

Stites, A.J., J.L. Sherwood, and J.S. Tiemann. 2018. Fecundity estimates of the Gravel Chub, Erimystax x-punctatus (Pisces: Leuciscidae). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 121(3-4):386-390.

Tiemann, J., C. Lawlis, and S. Douglass. 2018. First occurrence of a novel Corbicula Form D lineage in the Ohio River. Nautilus 132(1):30-32.

Willink, P.W., T.A. Widloe, V.J. Santucci, Jr., D. Makauskas, J.S. Tiemann, S.M. Hertel, J.T. Lamer, and J.L. Sherwood. 2018. Rapid expansion of Banded Killifish Fundulus diaphanus across northern Illinois: Dramatic recovery or invasive species? American Midland Naturalist 179(2):179-190.

Flock, B.E., R.D. Applegate, R.D. McKown, P.S. Gipson, K. Cummings, and J.S. Tiemann. 2018. Amphibious snails attached to the breast feathers of a Northern Bobwhite. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Sciences 121(1-2):84-86.

Tiemann, J.S., A.E. Haponski, S.A. Douglass, T. Lee, K.S. Cummings, M.A. Davis, and D. ÓFoighil. 2017. First record of a putative novel invasive Corbicula lineage discovered in the Illinois River, Illinois, USA. BioInvasions Records 6:159-166.

Robinson, J.L., M.J. Wetzel, and J.S. Tiemann. 2017. Some phoretic associations of macroinvertebrates on transplanted federally endangered freshwater mussels. Northeastern Naturalist 24(4):N29-N34.

Ashton, A.J., J.S. Tiemann, and D. Hua. 2017. Evaluation of costs associated with externally affixing PIT tags to freshwater mussels using three commonly employed adhesives. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 20:114-122.

Stodola, K.W., A.P. Stodola, and J.S. Tiemann. 2017. Survival of translocated Clubshell and Northern Riffleshell in Illinois. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 20:89-102.

Tiemann, J.S., M.J. Dreslik, S.J. Baker, and C.A. Phillips. 2016. Assessment of a short-distance freshwater mussel relocation as viable tool during bridge construction projects. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 19:80-87

Tiemann, J.S., S.A. Douglass, A.P. Stodola, and K.S. Cummings. 2016. Effects of lowhead dams on the freshwater mussel fauna in the Vermilion River basin, Illinois, with comments on a natural dam removal. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 109:1-7.

Tiemann, J.S., C.A. Taylor, D. Wylie, J. Lamer, P.W. Willink, F.M. Veraldi, S.M. Pescitelli, B. Lubinski, T. Thomas, R. Sauer, and B. Cantrell. 2015. Range expansions and new drainage records for select Illinois fishes. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 108:47-52.

Tiemann, J.S., T.D. Thomas, and J.M. Epifanio. 2015. Distribution and status of the state-endangered Redspotted Sunfish Lepomis miniatus in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 108:13-15.

Tiemann, J.S., W.R. Posey, K.S. Cummings, K.J. Irwin, and B. Turner. 2013. First occurrences of Lithasia armigera and Lithasia verrucosa (Gastropoda: Pleuroceridae) in the Mississippi River. Southeastern Naturalist 12(4):N35-N39.

Tiemann, J.S., K.S. Cummings, and J.E. Schwegman. 2013. First occurrence of the Bankclimber Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827) (Mollusca: Unionidae) in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 106:1-2.

Johnson, P.D., A.E. Bogan, K.M. Brown, N.M. Burkhead, J.R. Cordeiro, J.T. Garner, P.D. Hartfield, D.A.W. Lepitzki, G.L. Mackie, E. Pip, T.A. Tarpley, J.S. Tiemann, N.V. Whelan, and E.E. Strong. 2013. Conservation status of freshwater gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38(6):247-282.

Tiemann, J.S. and M.H. Sabaj. 2012. Illinois status survey of the Redside Dace Clinostomus elongatus: the newest addition to the state’s native fauna. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 105(3&4):145-152.

Tiemann, J.S., C.A. Taylor, and J.H. Knouft. 2012. Conservation review of the Longnose Dace Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes) in northwestern Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 105(1&2):57-64.

Tiemann, J.S. and J.L. Sherwood. 2011. Status, distribution, and habitat preferences of the Stripetail Darter Etheostoma kennicotti and Spottail Darter Etheostoma squamiceps in the Shawnee National Forest, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 104 (3&4):151-160.

Tiemann, J.S., S.E. McMurray, G.T. Watters, and M.C. Barnhart. 2011. A review of the interactions between catfishes and freshwater mollusks in North America. Pages 733-743 in Catfish 2010: P.H. Michaletz and V.H. Travnichek, editors. Conservation, ecology, and management of catfish: the second international symposium. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 77, Bethesda, Maryland.

Tiemann, J.S. 2010. Status of the Snuffbox Mussel Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque) in Illinois: a functionally extirpated species. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103(1&2):51-56.

Tiemann, J.S. and K.S. Cummings. 2010. New record for the freshwater snail Lithasia geniculata (Gastropoda: Pleuroceridae) in the Ohio River, Illinois, with comments on potential threats to the population. Southeastern Naturalist 9(1):171-176.

Tiemann, J.S. and K.S. Cummings. 2009. Additional distribution records for freshwater snails in Kansas, with comments on a reversed Campeloma crassulum.  Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 112(3/4):222-224.

Tiemann, J.S., K.S. Cummings, and C.A. Mayer. 2009. Timed search technique used to evaluate freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) species richness: is one visit enough? Journal of Freshwater Ecology 24(1):85-92.

Tiemann, J.S. and K.S. Cummings. 2008Sinistral Campeloma decisum (Say, 1817) (Gastropoda: Viviparidae) from the Fox River, Illinois. Nautilus 122(4):259-260.

Tiemann, J.S. 2008Distribution and life history characteristics of the state-endangered Bluebreast Darter Etheostoma camurum (Cope) in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 101(3&4):235-246.

Tiemann, J.S. 2008. Freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) survey of the Galena River basin in Wisconsin and Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 101(1&2):113-124.

Tiemann, J.S. 2007. Reproductive traits in the Slim Minnow (Pimephales tenellus) and the Bullhead Minnow (Pimephales vigilax). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 110(3/4):282-284.

Tiemann, J.S. and K.S. Cummings. 2007. Newly recognized distribution records for two pleurocerids (Gastropoda) in Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 110(3/4):268-271.

Tiemann, J.S., H.R. Dodd, N. Owens, and D.H. Wahl. 2007. Effects of lowhead dams on unionids in the Fox River, Illinois. Northeastern Naturalist 14(1):125-138.

Tiemann, J.S., K.S. Cummings, and C.A. Mayer. 2007. Updates to the distributional checklist and status of Illinois freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Unionacea). Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 100(1):107-123.

Tiemann, J.S. 2007. Spawning behavior of the Slim Minnow Pimephales tenellus. Southwestern Naturalist 52(1):137-141.

Tiemann, J.S. 2006. Freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) survey of the Wakarusa River basin. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 109(3/4):221-230.

Gillette, D.P., J.S. Tiemann, D.R. Edds, and M.L. Wildhaber. 2006. Habitat use by a Midwestern U.S.A. riverine fish assemblage: effects of season, water temperature and river discharge. Journal of Fish Biology 68:1494-1512.

Tiemann, J.S., R.E. Szafoni, and K. Roman. 2005. Freshwater mussel survey of Kyte River, Ogle County, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 98(3&4):159-169.

Tiemann, J.S. 2005. Freshwater mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) survey of Brouilletts Creek basin in Illinois and Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 114(1):33-42.

Gillette, D.P., J.S. Tiemann, D.R. Edds, and M.L. Wildhaber. 2005Spatiotemporal patterns of fish assemblage structure in a river impounded by low-head dams. Copeia 2005(3):539-549.

Tiemann, J.S., D.P. Gillette, M.L. Wildhaber, and D.R. Edds. 2005Effects of lowhead dams on the Ephemeropterans, Plecopterans, and Trichopterans group in a North American river. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 20(3):519-525.

Tiemann, J.S., M.E. Retzer, and B.L. Tiemann. 2004Range expansion of the state-endangered Bigeye Chub Hybopsis amblops (Rafinesque) in Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 97(3&4):255-257.

Tiemann, J.S. 2004. Short-term effects of logging and bridge construction on habitat in two Kansas streams. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 107(3/4):136-142.

Tiemann, J.S., D.P. Gillette, M.L. Wildhaber, and D.R. Edds. 2004. Effects of lowhead dams on riffle-dwelling fishes and macroinvertebrates in a Midwestern river. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 133(3):705-717.

Tiemann, J.S., D.P. Gillette, M.L. Wildhaber, and D.R. Edds. 2004. Correlations among densities of stream fishes in the upper Neosho River, with focus on the federally threatened Neosho Madtom Noturus placidus. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 107(1/2):17-24.

Tiemann, J.S. 2004. Observations of the Pirate Perch, Aphredoderus sayanus (Gilliams), with comments on sexual dimorphism, reproduction, and unique defection behavior. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19(1):115-121.

Dean, J., D. Edds, D. Gillette, J. Howard, S. Sherraden, and J. Tiemann. 2002. Effects of lowhead dams on freshwater mussels in the Neosho River, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 105(3/4):232-240.

Chapter and species accounts in Kansas Fishes, University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, 2014.

Eberle, M.E., D.R. Edds, J.S. Perkin, and J.S. Tiemann. Kansas streams and native species conservation. Pages 9-16.

Tiemann, J.S. and M.E. Eberle. Ghost Shiner, Notropis buchanani Meek 1896. Pages 207-208.

Tiemann, J.S. Northern Hog Sucker, Hypenelium nigricans (Lesueur 1817). Pages 262-263.

Tiemann, J.S. Stonecat, Noturus flavus Rafinesque 1818. Pages 295-296

Tiemann, J.S. Rainbow Smelt, Osmerus mordax (Mitchill 1814). Pages 309-310.

Tiemann, J.S. Warmouth, Lepomis gulosus (Cuvier 1829). Pages 369-370.

Tiemann, J.S. Redear Sunfish, Lepomis microlophus (Günther 1859). Pages 379-380.

Tiemann, J.S. Ozark Logperch, Percina caprodes fulvitaenia (Morris and Page 1981). Pages 422-423.

Tiemann, J.S. Alewife, Alosa pseudoharengus (Wilson 1811). Page 441.

Tiemann, J.S. Longnose Dace, Rhinichthys cataractae (Valenciennes 1842). Page 445.

Tiemann, J.S. Cutthroat Trout, Oncorhynchus clarkia (Richardson 1836). Page 446.

Tiemann, J.S. Grass Pickerel, Esox americanus vermiculatus Lesueur 1846. Page 447.

Tiemann, J.S. Banded Killifish, Fundulus diaphanus (Lesueur 1817). Page 448.

Tiemann, J.S. Pumpkinseed, Lepomis gibbosus (Linnaeus 1758). Page 449.

Tiemann, J.S. Redspotted Sunfish, Lepomis miniatus (Jordan 1877). Page 449.

Tiemann, J.S. Iowa Darter, Etheostoma exile (Girard 1859). Page 449.

Tiemann, J.S. Bigscale Logperch, Percina macrolepida (Stevenson 1971). Page 450.

Miscellaneous publications

Tiemann J.S. 2017. A primer on re-establishing and enhancing freshwater mollusk populations. Electrical Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA. #3002011024. 60 pages.

Tiemann, J.S., A.P. Stodola, and K.S. Cummings. 2017. Two endangered mussels returned to their native range in Illinois after a century. Illinois Audubon Spring 337:16-18.

Tiemann, J., S. McMurray, B. Sietman, L. Kitchel, S. Gritters, and R. Lewis. 2015. Freshwater mussels of the upper Mississippi River. 3rd edition. Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee booklet. 68 pp.

Baker-Wylie, S.J., M.J. Dreslik, J.S. Tiemann, S.A. Douglass, and C.A. Phillips. 2015. Organismal Studies and Surveys Along the Illinois Tollways. Illinois Natural History Survey Reports No. 413(7):13-14.

Tiemann, J., T. Thomas, W. Schelsky, J. Epifanio, and U. Thomas. 2014. The Illinois Redspotted Sunfish project: not possible without NANFA. American Currents 39(4):6-8.

Tiemann, J.S., T.D. Thomas, W.M. Schelsky, and J.M. Epifanio. 2014. Translocation and refuge populations as a means of conservation for imperiled Redspotted Sunfish in Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Reports No. 411:3.

Tiemann, J.S. 2013. Effects of lowhead dams on aquatic gastropods. American Conchologist 41(1):12-13.

Tiemann, J., K. Cummings, S. Bales, A. Price, and D. Shasteen. 2011. Freshwater Mollusk Research at the Illinois Natural History Survey. Illinois Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Newsletter 23(2):4-5.

Lang, T., J. Tiemann, F. Amezcua, and Q. Phelps. 2010. The AFS Young Professional Mentoring Program: our experience as the first cohort of mentees. Fisheries 35(9):444, 462.

DeWalt, D.E. C.A. Taylor, J.S. Tiemann, and K.S Cummings. 2009. Chapter 10 – Aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in Illinois: diversity, changes, and prospects for the future. Pp 163-175 in C.A. Taylor, J.B. Taft, and C.E. Warwick, editors. Canaries in the catbird seat: The past, present, and future of biological resources in a changing environment. Illinois Natural History Survey Special Publication 30, Champaign, Illinois.

Tiemann, J.S. and K.S. Cummings. 2008. Status and distribution of pleurocerid snails in Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey Reports No. 397:3.

Tiemann, J.S. 2008. Adventures in nighttime electroshocking. pp 12 in M.R. Jeffords, S.L. Posts, and C. Warwick, editors, Biologists in the Field, Illinois Natural History Survey Education Material 02, Champaign.

Retzer, M., C. Taylor, K. Cummings, J. Claussen, J. Tiemann, and J. Epifanio. 2006. Aquatic life and systems. pp 1-38 in R. Kanter, editor, East Central Illinois Master Naturalist Manual, University of Illinois Extension, Champaign.

Tiemann, J.S. Pimephales: more than just bait. 2007. American Currents 33(1):5-10.

Tiemann, J.S. 2005. Madtoms: some cool ‘cats. American Currents 31(2):9-13.

Tiemann, J.S. and B.L. Tiemann. 2004. A review of the fishes and freshwater mussels of the Tippecanoe River basin in Indiana, with comments on freshwater mussel life history. American Currents 30(3):7-13.