NAME

D. Christine Cargill

Curator of Cryptogam Herbarium

Ph.D, Southern Illinois University, Illinois, USA
B.Sc. (Hons.) Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


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CONTACT

Phone (+61) 02 6250 9464

Fax: (+61) 02 6250 9432

E-mail: chris.cargillenvironment.gov.au

Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research
CSIRO Plant Industry
GPO Box 1600
Canberra ACT 2601
AUSTRALIA

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS

Systematics, phylogeny and biogeography of the Australasian liverworts and hornworts, in particular the families Aytoniaceae, Fossombroniaceae, Ricciaceae and Riellaceae.

 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Cargill, D.C., N.G.F.Vella, I.K.Sharma & J.T.Miller. Cryptic speciation and species diversity among Australian and New Zealand hornwort taxa of Megaceros Campb. (Dendrocerotaceae). (ms.)

Cargill, D.C. & J.Milne (2013). A New Terrestrial Genus and Species within the Aquatic Liverwort Family Riellaceae, (Sphaerocarpales) for Australia. Polish Journal of Botany (submitted).

Cargill, D.C., L.Söderström, A. Hagborg & M.von Konrat (2013). Notes on Early Land Plants Today. 23. A new synonym in Anthoceros (Anthocerotaceae, Anthocerotophyta). Phytotaxa 76(3): 48–49.

Cargill, D.C., L.Söderström, A.Hagborg & M.von Konrat (2012). Notes on Early Land Plants Today. 3. Fossombronia ruminata Cargill, a new name for Fossombronia maritima G.A.M. Scott et D.C. Pike ex Cargill, nom. illeg. Phytotaxa 65: 45.

Stevenson, L.A., C.E.Gonzalez-Orozco, N.Knerr, D.C.Cargill & J.T.Miller (2012). Species richness and endemism of Australian bryophytes. Journal of Bryology 34(2): 101–107.

Milner,M., I.Sharma, V.Freire & D.C.Cargill (2011). Spore ornamentation patterns and species delimitations within Australian Fossombronia Raddi (Fossombroniaceae) populations. The Bryologist 114: 114: 128–141.

Villarreal, J.C., W.Frey & D.C.Cargill (eds) (2010). Bryophyte Biology, Phylogeography, Systematics and Evolution in the Southern Hemisphere: A volume in honour of Dr. Gabriela Hässel de Menéndez†. Nova Hedwigia 91.

Villarreal, J.C., D.C.Cargill & B.Goffinet (2010). Phaeomegaceros squamuligerus subspecies hasselii (Dendrocerotaceae), a new taxon from the Southern Hemisphere. Nova Hedwigia 91: 349–360.

Villarreal, J. C., D. C. Cargill, A. Hagborg, L. Söderström & R. S. Renzaglia (2010). A synthesis of hornwort diversity: Patterns, causes and future work. Phytotaxa 9: 150–166.

Villarreal, J.C., B.Goffinet, R.J.Duff & D.C.Cargill (2010). Phylogenetic delineation of Nothoceros and Megaceros (Dendrocerotaceae). The Bryologist 113(1): 106–113.

Cargill, D. C. & B. A. Fuhrer (2008). Taxonomic studies of the Australian Anthocerotophyta II: The genus Phaeoceros. Fieldiana, Botany, n.s. 47: 239–253.


CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Taxonomy, systematics and phylogeny of Australian hornworts.
  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of Australian members of the Ricciaceae
  • Riccias of the Northern Territory
  • Revision of Australian members of the Riellaceae


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