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Zhou, X.-M., Zhang, L., Chen, C.-W., Li, C.-X., Huang, Y.-M., Chen, D.-K., Lu, N.T., Cicuzza, D., Knapp, R., Luong, T. T., Nitta, J.H., Gao, X.-F., Zhang, L.-B. 2017. A plastid phylogeny and character evolution of the Old World fern genus Pyrrosia (Polypodiaceae) with the description of a new genus: Hovenkampia (Polypodiaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 114: 271-294.

Nitta, J.H., Meyer, J.-Y., Taputuarai, R., Davis, C.C. 2017. Life cycle matters: DNA barcoding reveals contrasting community structure between fern sporophytes and gametophytes. Ecological Monographs. 87 (2):
278-296.

Pinson, J.B., Chambers, S.M., Nitta, J.H., Kuo, L.Y., Sessa, E. 2017. The separation of generations: Biology and biogeography of long-lived, sporophyte-less fern gametophytes. International Journal of Plant Sciences 178 (1): 1-18.

Pouteau, R., Meyer, J.-Y., Blanchard, P., Nitta, J.H., Terorotua, M., Taputuarai, R. 2016. Fern species richness and abundance are indicators of climate change on high-elevation islands: evidence from an elevational gradient on Tahiti (French Polynesia)Climatic Change 138: 143-156.

Chen, C.W.*, Nitta, J.H.*, Hsu, T.C., Fanerii, M., Yang, T.Y.A., Pitisopa, F., Chang, Y.H., Li, C.W., Chiou, W.L. 2015. Antrophyum solomonense (Pteridaceae), a new species from Solomon Islands, and its systematic position based on phylogenetic analysis. Systematic Botany. 40 (3): 645-651. * equal contribution

Ebihara, A., Yamaoka, A., Mizukami, N., Sakoda, A., Nitta, J.H., Imaichi, R. 2013. A survey of the fern gametophyte flora of Japan: Frequent independent occurrences of noncordiform gametophytes. American Journal of Botany. 100 (4): 735-743.

Nitta, J.H., Ebihara, A., Ito, M. 2011. Reticulate evolution in the Crepidomanes minutum species complex (Hymenophyllaceae)American Journal of Botany. 98 (11): 1782 – 1800.

Nitta, J.H., Meyer, J.-Y., Smith, A.R. 2011. Pteridophytes of Mo’orea, French Polynesia: Additional New Records. American Fern Journal. 101 (1): 36 – 49.

Ebihara, A., Nitta, J.H., Ito, M. 2010. Molecular species identification with rich floristic sampling: DNA barcoding the pteridophyte flora of Japan. PloS ONE. 5 (12): e15136. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0015136

Ebihara, A., Nitta, J.H., Iwatsuki, K. 2010. The Hymenophyllaceae of the Pacific Area. 2. Hymenophyllum (excluding subgen. Hymenophyllum). Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science, Series B (Botany). 36 (2): 43 – 59.

Ebihara, A., Nitta, J.H., Lorence, D., Dubuisson, J.-Y. 2009. New records of Polyphlebium borbonicum, an African filmy fern, in the New World and Polynesia. American Fern Journal. 99 (3): 200 – 206.

Nitta, J.H. and Epps, M.J. 2009. Hemi-epiphytism in Vandenboschia collariata (Hymenophyllaceae). Brittonia. 61 (4): 392 – 397.

Nitta, J.H. 2008. Exploring the utility of three plastid loci for biocoding the filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae) of Moorea. Taxon. 57 (3): 725 – 736.

Nitta, J.H. and O’Grady, P.M. 2008. Mitochondrial phylogeny of the endemic Hawaiian craneflies (Diptera, Limoniidae, Dicranomyia): implications for biogeography and species formation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 46 (3): 1182 – 1190.