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Dianna K. Padilla  1984.  The importance of form: differences in competitive ability, resistance to consumers and environmental stress in an assemblage of coralline algae.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 79: 105-127.

Dianna K. Padilla  1985.  Structural resistance of algae to herbivores.  A biomechanical approach.  Marine Biology 90: 103-109.

John F. Addicott, J. M. Aho, Michael Antolin, Dianna K. Padilla, John S. Richardson, and Daniel A. Soluk  1987.  Ecological neighborhoods: scaling environmental patterns.  Oikos 49: 340-346.

Dianna K. Padilla  1989.  Algal structural defenses: form and calcification in resistance to tropical limpets.  Ecology 70: 835-842.

C. Drew Harvell and Dianna K. Padilla  1990.  Inducible morphology, heterochrony and size hierarchies in a colonial invertebrate monoculture.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.  87: 508-512.

Charles W. Ramcharan, Dianna K. Padilla, and Stanley I. Dodson. 1992.  A multivariate model for predicting population fluctuations of Dreissena polymorpha in North American lakes.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 49(1): 150-158.

Charles W. Ramcharan, Dianna K. Padilla, and Stanley I. Dodson. 1992.  Models to predict potential occurrence and density of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha.  Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 49(12): 2611-2620.

Dianna K. Padilla  1993.  Rip stop in marine algae: minimizing the consequences of herbivore damage. Evolutionary Ecology  7: 634-644.

M.A. Koutnik and D.K. Padilla  1994.  Predicting the spatial distribution of Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel) among inland lakes of Wisconsin: modeling with a GIS. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci.  51:1189-1196.

Dianna K. Padilla, Stephen C. Adolph, Kathryn L. Cottingham, and Daniel W. Schneider. 1996.  Predicting the consequences of dreissenid mussels on a pelagic food web.  Ecological Modelling  85:129-144.

Dianna K. Padilla and Stephen C. Adolph  1996. Plastic inducible morphologies are not always adaptive: the importance of time delays in a stochastic environment.  Evolutionary Ecology  10:105-117.

Dianna K. Padilla, C. Drew Harvell, Jessica Marks, and Brian Helmuth  1996.  Inducible aggression and intraspecific competition for space in a marine bryozoan, Membranipora membranacea.  Limnology and Oceanography   41:505-512.

Dianna K. Padilla, Dawn E. Dittman, Jeffery Franz and Rebecca Sladek  1996.  Radular production rates in two species of Lacuna Turton (Gastropoda:Littorinidae).  Journal of Molluscan Studies  62: 275-280.

Ladd E. Johnson and Dianna K. Padilla 1996.  Geographic spread of exotic species: ecological lessons and opportunities from the invasion of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha. Biological Conservation  78:23-33.

Brenda Young, Dianna K. Padilla, Daniel Schneider, and Steve Hewett.  1996.  The importance of size-frequency relationships for predicting ecological impact of zebra mussel populations.  Hydrobiologia  332:151-158.

Dianna K. Padilla, M. A. Chotkowski and Lucy A. J. Buchan  1996.  Predicting the spread of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) to inland waters using boater movement patterns.  Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters  5:353-359.

Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, and Dianna K. Padilla  1997.  The effects of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) invasion on aquatic communities in eastern Europe.  Journal of Shellfish Research 16: 187-203.

Dianna K. Padilla 1998.  Inducible phenotypic plasticity of the radula in Lacuna (Gastropoda: Littorinidae).  The Veliger  41:201-204.

Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, and Dianna K. Padilla  1998. Physical factors that limit the distribution and abundance of Dreissena polymorpha (Pall.).  Journal of Shellfish Research 17:1219-1235.

Curt L. Elderkin, Daniel W. Schneider, James A. Stoeckel, and Dianna K. Padilla.  1998.  A method for measuring in situ oxygen consumption rates of freshwater gastropods.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society,  17: (3) 338-347.

Lucy A. J. Buchan and Dianna K. Padilla 1999. Estimating the probability of long-distance overland dispersal of invading aquatic species.  Ecological Applications  9:254-265.

Dianna K. Padilla and Bengt J. Allen.  2000.  Paradigm lost: Reconsidering functional form and group hypotheses in marine ecology.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.  250:207-221.

Lucy A. J. Buchan and Dianna K. Padilla.  2000.  Predicting the likelihood of Eurasian watermilfoil presence in lakes, macrophyte monitoring tool.  Ecological Applications. 10: 1442-1455.

Tara Reed-Anderson, Steven Carpenter, Dianna K. Padilla, and Richard Lathrop.  2000.  Predicted impact of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) invasion on water clarity in Lake Mendota.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science.  58:1617-1628.

Lyubov E. Burlakova, Alexander Y. Karatayev, and Dianna K. Padilla.  2000. The impact of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) invasion on unionid bivalves.  International Review of Hydrobiology.  85:529-541.

Dianna K. Padilla. 2001.  Food and environmental cues trigger an inducible offense.  Evolutionary Ecology Research.  3:15-25.

Dawn E. Dittman, Susan E. Ford and Dianna K. Padilla.  2001 Effects of Perkinsus marinus on Reproduction and Condition of the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, depend on timing.  Journal of Shellfish Research 20 (3):1025-1034.

Clifford E. Kraft, Patrick J. Sullivan, Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, Jeffrey C. Nekola, Ladd E. Johnson, and Dianna K. Padilla.  2002.  Landscape patterns of an aquatic invader: assessing dispersal extent from spatial distributions.  Ecological Applications 12:749-759.

Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, Dianna K. Padilla.  2002. The impact of zebra mussels on aquatic communities and their role as ecosystem engineers.  IN: Invasive aquatic species of Europe: distributions, impacts and management.  Eds: Erkki Leppäkoski (Finland), Sergej Olenin (Lithuania) and Stephan Gollasch (Germany), Kluwer Scientific Publishers.

Daniel W. Schneider, James A. Stoeckel, Chris R. Rehmann, K. Douglas Blodgett, Richard E. Sparks, Dianna K. Padilla.  2003.  A developmental bottleneck in dispersing larvae: implications for spatial population dynamics Ecology Letters  6: 352-360.

Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, Dianna K. Padilla, and Ladd E. Johnson.  2003.  Patterns of spread of the zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas)): the continuing invasion of Belarussian lakes.  Biological Invasions.  5:213-221.

Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, Thomas Kesterson, and Dianna K. Padilla.  2003.  Dominance of the asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea (Müller), in the benthic community of a reservoir.  Journal of Shellfish Research.  22:487-493.

Dianna K. Padilla and Susan L. Williams.  2004.  Beyond ballast water: aquarium and ornamental trades as sources of invasive species in aquatic ecosystems.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  2:131-138. ; Table:

Dianna K. Padilla 2003. Form and function of radular teeth of herbivorous molluscs: Focus on the future.  American Malacological Bulletin  18: 163-168.

Shirley M. Baker, Dianna K. Padilla.  2004. New Frontiers in the functional morphology of molluscs - A tribute to Drs. Vera Fretter and Ruth Turner.  American Malacological Bulletin18: 121-127.

J.A. Stoeckel, C.R. Rehmann, D.W. Schnieder, D.K. Padilla.  2004.  Retention and supply of zebra mussel larvae in a large river system: importance of an upstream lake.  Freshwater Biology 49:919-930.

Jessica Gurevitch and Dianna K. Padilla.  2004  Are invasions a major cause of extinctions?  Trends in Ecology and Evolution.  19:470-474.

Jessica Gurevitch and Dianna K. Padilla.  2004  Response to Ricciardi. Assessing species invasions as a cause of extinction.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution.  19:620.

M.L. Carr, C.R. Rehmann, J.A. Stoeckel, D.K. Padilla, and D.W. Schneider.  2004.  Measurements and consequences of retention in a side embayment in a tidal river.  J. Marine Systems 49: 41-53.

J.A. Stoeckel, D.K. Padilla, D.W. Schnieder, C.R. Rehmann.  2004.  Laboratory culture of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) larvae: spawning success, adult fecundity, and larval mortality patterns.  Canadian Journal of Zoology  82: 1436-1443.

Dianna K. Padilla.  2005. The potential of zebra mussels as a model for invasion ecology.  American Malacological Bulletin.  20: 123-131.

Karatayev A.Y., L. E. Burlakova, and D. K. Padilla. 2005. Contrasting distribution and impacts of two freshwater exotic suspension feeders, Dreissena polymorpha and Corbicula fluminea. In: R. Dame and S. Olenin (eds.) The Comparative Roles of Suspension Feeders in Ecosystems. NATO Science Series: IV - Earth and Environmental Sciences.  Springer, pp 239-262.

Burlakova L. E., A.Y. Karatayev, and D. K. Padilla.  2005. Functional changes in benthic freshwater communities after Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) invasion and consequences for filtration.  In: R. Dame and S. Olenin (eds.) The Comparative Roles of Suspension Feeders in Ecosystems. NATO Science Series: IV - Earth and Environmental Sciences. Springer, pp 263-275.

Miner BG, Sultan SE, Morgan SG, Padilla DK, Relyea RA  2005  Ecological consequences of phenotypic plasticity.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution 20: 685-692.

Burlakova L. E., D. K. Padilla, A.Y. Karatayev, and D. Minchin. 2006.  Endosymbionts of Dreissena polymorpha in Ireland: Evidence for the introduction of adult mussels.  Journal of Molluscan Studies. 72: 207-210.

Karatayev A.Y., L. E. Burlakova, and D. K. Padilla. 2006.  Growth rate and longevity of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas): a review and recommendations for future study.  Journal of Shellfish Research. 25(1): 23-32.

Terrie Klinger, Dianna K. Padilla and Kevin Britton-Simmons. 2006. Two invaders achieve higher densities in marine reserves.  Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems  16 (3): 301-311.

Dianna K. Padilla and Benjamin G. Miner  2006  Legacies in life histories.  Integrative and Comparative Biology  46: 217-223.

Padilla, D. K.  2006.  Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha.  In: Invasive Species in the Pacific Northwest.  Edited by PD Boersma, SE Reichard and AN Van Buren, University of Washington Press, 285 pp.

Dianna K. Padilla, Michael H. Doall, Christopher J. Gobler, Amanda Hartson and Kim O’Boyle.  2006.  Brown tide alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens, can affect growth but not survivorship of Mercenaria mercenaria larvae.  Harmful Algae 5: 736-748.

Burlakova L. E., A. Y. Karatayev, and D. K. Padilla. 2006. Changes in the distribution and abundance of Dreissena polymorpha within lakes through time.  Hydrobiologia.  571:133-146.

Karatayev A. Y., D. K. Padilla, D. Minchin, D. Boltovskoy, and L E. Burlakova.  2007.  Changes in global economies and trade: the potential spread of exotic freshwater bivalves.  Biological Invasions.  9:161-180.

Karatayev A.Y., L. E. Burlakova, and D. K. Padilla. 2007.  Dreissena polymorpha in Belarus: history of spread, population biology, and ecosystem impacts.  In: The Zebra Mussels in Europe (G. van der Velde, S. Rajagopal and A. bij de Vaate, eds.).  In Press.

Karatayev A.Y, D. Botolvskoy, D. K. Padilla, and L.E. Burlakova.  2007The invasive bivalves Dreissena polymorpha and Limnoperna fortunei: parallels, contrasts, potential spread and invasion impacts.  Journal of Shellfish Research.  26: 205-213.

R. Przeslawski, P.E. Bourdeau, M.H. Doall, J. Pan, L. Perino, D.K. Padilla.  2008  . The effects of a harmful alga on bivalve larval lipid stores .  Harmful Algae.  7: 802-807.