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Mark Torchin


Torchin, Mark E., Miura, Osamu and Hechinger, Ryan F. 2015. Parasite species richness and intensity of interspecific interactions increase with latitude in two 6 wide-ranging hosts. Ecology, doi:10.1890/15-0518.1

Pagenkopp Lohan, Katrina M.,Hill-Spanik, Kristina M.,Torchin, Mark E., Strong, Ellen E., Fleischer, Robert C. & Ruiz, Gregory M. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics reveals first record and invasion of Saccostrea species in the Caribbean. Marine Biology


Osamu Miura, Armand M. Kuris, Mark E. Torchin, Ryan F. Hechinger, and Satoshi Chiba. 2006. Parasites alter host phenotype and may create a new ecological niche for snail hosts. Proceedings of the Royal Society 273: 1323–1328

Charles E. Mitchell, Anurag A. Agrawal, James D. Bever, Gregory S. Gilbert, Ruth A. Hufbauer, John N. Klironomos, John L. Maron, William F. Morris, Ingrid M. Parker, Alison G. Power, Eric W. Seabloom, Mark E. Torchin, and Diego P. Vazquez. 2006. Biotic interactions and plant invasions. Ecology Letters 9: 726–740


Mark E. Torchin, James E. Byers, and Todd C. Huspeni. 2005b. Differential parasitism of native and introduced snails: replacement of a parasite fauna. Biological Invasions 7: 885–894

Jeffrey H.R. Goddard, Mark E. Torchin, Armand M. Kuris, and Kevin D. Lafferty. 2005. Host specificity of Sacculina carcini, a potential biological control agent of the introduced European green crab Carcinus maenas in California. Biological Invasions 7: 895–912

Mark E. Torchin, Ryan F. Hechinger, Todd C. Huspeni, Kathleen L. Whitney, and Kevin D. Lafferty. 2005a. The introduced ribbed mussel (Geukensia demissa) in Estero de Punta Banda, Mexico: interactions with the native cord grass, Spartina foliosa. Biological Invasions 7: 607–614


A.M. Kuris, M.E. Torchin, and K.D. Lafferty. 2004. Parasites in the thoracic ganglion of Pachygrapsus marmoratus (Brachyura: Grapsidae) from the coast of Portugal. Parasite 11: 425-427

Mark E. Torchin and Charles E. Mitchell. 2004. Parasites, pathogens, and invasions by plants and animals. Front. Ecol. Environ. 2(4): 183–190


Mark E. Torchin, Kevin D. Lafferty, Andrew P. Dobson, Valerie J. McKenzie, and Armand M. Kuris. 2003. Introduced species and their missing parasites. Nature 421: 628-630


M. E. Torchin, K. D. Lafferty, and A. M. Kuris. 2002. Parasites and marine invasions. Parasitology 124: S137-S151

Armand M. Kuris, Mark E. Torchin and Kevin D. Lafferty. 2002. Fecampia erythrocephala rediscovered: prevalence and distribution of a parasitoid of the European shore crab, Carcinus maenas. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 82: 955-960


Mark E. Torchin, Kevin D. Lafferty, and Armand M. Kuris. 2001. Release from parasites as natural enemies: increased performance of a globally introduced marine crab. Biological Invasions 3: 333–345


Mark E. Torchin, Kevin D. Lafferty, and Armand M. Kuris. 1996. Infestation of an introduced host, the European green crab, Carcinus maenas, by a symbiotic nermertean egg predator, Carcinonemertes epialti. Journal of Parasitology 82(3): 449-453

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