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Devitt, Tom

Tom J Devitt

Assistant Professor of Practice, Research Scientist
College of Natural Sciences, Department of Integrative Biology

Billy Carr Distinguished Teaching Fellowship (Holder)


Office Location

Postal Address
103 W 24TH ST
AUSTIN, TX 78712

Selected Publications

Devitt, T. J. 2019. Evolution of Edwards-Trinity aquifer biodiversity: Insights from phylogeography. The Edwards Aquifer: The Past, Present, and Future of a Vital Water Resource. The Geological Society of America Memoir 215: 299–307. doi: 10.1130/2019.1215(26)

Devitt, T. J., A. M. Wright, D. C. Cannatella, and D. M. Hillis. 2019. Species delimitation in endangered groundwater salamanders: Implications for aquifer management and biodiversity conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116(7) 2624–2633. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1815014116

Streicher, J. W., T. J. Devitt, C. S. Goldberg, J. H. Malone, H. Blackmon, and M. K. Fujita. 2014. Diversification and asymmetrical gene flow across a heterogeneous landscape: lineage sorting dynamics in polytypic barking frogs (Anura: Craugastoridae). Molecular Ecology 23:3273–3291. doi: 10.1111/mec.12814

Devitt, T. J., S. E. Cameron Devitt, B. D. Hollingsworth, J. A. McGuire, and C. Moritz. 2013.  Montane refugia predict population genetic structure in the Large-blotched Ensatina Salamander. Molecular Ecology 22:1650–1665. doi: 10.1111/mec.12196

Devitt, T. J., S. J. E. Baird, and C. Moritz. 2011. Asymmetric reproductive isolation between terminal forms of the salamander ring species Ensatina eschscholtzii revealed by fine-scale genetic analysis of a hybrid zone. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:245. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-245