Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Jonathan Coddington

Lead: Global Genome Initiative, Senior Research Entomologist and Curator of Arachnida and Myriapoda
Department / Division
Education
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., Yale University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
Research Interests
Systematics and behavior of spiders; species richness estimation; theory and design of biological inventories; global biodiversity genomics
Publications
Article
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Agnarsson, Ingi, Hamilton, Chris A., and Bond, Jason E. 2019. "Spiders did not repeatedly gain, but repeatedly lost, foraging webs." Peerj 7 (e6703):https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6703
  • Chamberland, Lisa, McHugh, Anne, Kechejian, Sarah, Binford, Greta J., Bond, Jason E., Coddington, Jonathan, Dolman, Gaynor, Hamilton, Chris A., Harvey, Mark S., Kuntner, Matjaz, and Agnarsson, Ingi. 2018. "From Gondwana to GAARlandia: Evolutionary history and biogeography of ogre-faced spiders (Deinopis)." Journal of Biogeography 45 (11):2442–2457. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13431
  • González, Vanessa,L., Devine, Amanda M., Trizna, Mike, Mulcahy, Daniel G., Barker, Katherine, and Coddington, Jonathan A. 2018. "Open access genomic resources for terrestrial arthropods." Current Opinion in Insect Science 25:91–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.003
  • Lewin, Harris A., Robinson, Gene E., Kress, W. John, Baker, William J., Coddington, Jonathan, Crandall, Keith A., Durbin, Richard, Edwards, Scott V., Forest, Felix, Gilbert, M. Thomas P., Goldstein, Melissa M., Grigoriev, Igor V., Hackett, Kevin J., Haussler, David, Jarvis, Erich D., Johnson, Warren E., Patrinos, Aristides, Richards, Stephen, Castilla-Rubio, Juan Carlos, van Sluys, Marie-Anne, Soltis, Pamela S., Xu, Xun, Yang, Huanming, and Zhang, Guojie. 2018. "Earth BioGenome Project: Sequencing life for the future of life." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115 (17):4325–4333. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1720115115
  • Wood, Hannah M., González, Vanessa L., Lloyd, Michael, Coddington, Jonathan, and Scharff, Nikolaj. 2018. "Next-Generation museum genomics: phylogenetic relationships among palpimanoid spiders using sequence capture techniques (Araneae: Palpimanoidea)." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 127:907–918. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.06.038
  • Funk, Vicki A., Gostel, Morgan, Devine, Amanda, Kelloff, Carol L., Wurdack, Kenneth J., Tuccinardi, Chris, Radosavljevic, Aleks, Peters, Melinda, and Coddington, Jonathan. 2017. "Guidelines for collecting vouchers and tissues intended for genomic work (Smithsonian Institution): Botany Best Practices." Biodiversity Data Journal (5): https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e11625
  • Malumbres-Olarte, Jagoba, Scharff, Nikolaj, Pape, Thomas, Coddington, Jonathan A., and Cardoso, Pedro. 2017. "Gauging megadiversity with optimized and standardized sampling protocols: A case for tropical forest spiders." Ecology and Evolution 7 (2):494–506. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2626
  • McCluskey, Kevin, Barker, Katharine B., Barton, Hazel A., Boundy-Mills, Kyria, Brown, Daniel R., Coddington, Jonathan A., Cook, Kevin, Desmeth, Philippe, Geiser, David, Glaeser, Jessie A., Greene, Stephanie, Kang, Seogchan, Lomas, Michael W., Melcher, Ulrich, Miller, Scott E., Nobles, David R., Owens, Kristina J., Reichman, Jerome H., da Silva, Manuela, Wertz, John, Whitworth, Cale, and Smith, David. 2017. "The U.S. Culture Collection Network Responding to the Requirements of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing." mBio 8 (4):https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00982-17
  • Neumann, D., Borisenko, A. V., Coddington, Jonathan A., Häuser, C. L., Butler, Carol R., Casino, A., Vogel, J. C., Haszprunar, G., and Giere, P. 2017. "Global biodiversity research tied up by juridical interpretations of access and benefit sharing." Organisms Diversity & Evolution 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13127-017-0347-1
  • Schwager, Evelyn E., Sharma, Prashant P., Clarke, Thomas, Leite, Daniel J., Wierschin, Torsten, Pechmann, Matthias, Akiyama-Oda, Yasuko, Esposito, Lauren, Bechsgaard, Jesper, Bilde, Trine, Buffry, Alexandra D., Chao, Hsu, Dinh, Huyen, Doddapaneni, HarshaVardhan, Dugan, Shannon, Eibner, Cornelius, Extavour, Cassandra G., Funch, Peter, Garb, Jessica, Gonzalez, Luis B., Gonzalez, Vanessa L., Griffiths-Jones, Sam, Han, Yi, Hayashi, Cheryl, Hilbrant, Maarten et al. 2017. "The house spider genome reveals an ancient whole-genome duplication during arachnid evolution." BMC biology 15 (1):62. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-017-0399-x

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Chapter
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2017. "Theridiosomatidae." in Spiders of North America: an identification manual, edited by D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P. E. Cushing,and V.Roth., 270–271. Denver: American Arachnological Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2017. "Deinopidae." in Spiders of North America: an identification manual, edited by Ubick, D., Paquin, P., Cushing, P. E., and Roth, V., 102–103. Denver: American Arachnological Society.
  • Lopardo, Lara and Coddington, Jonathan A. 2017. "Mysmenidae." in Spiders of North America: an identification manual, edited by Ubick, D., Paquin, P., Cushing, P. E., and Roth, V., 187–188. Denver: American Arachnological Society.
  • Lopardo, Lara and Coddington, Jonathan A. 2017. "Anapidae." in Spiders of North America: an identification manual, edited by Ubick, D., Paquin, P., Cushing, P. E., and Roth, V., 73–74. Denver: American Arachnological Society.
  • Lopardo, Lara, Coddington, Jonathan A., and Paquin, P. 2017. "Symphytognathidae." in Spiders of North America: an identification manual, edited by D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P. E. Cushing,and V.Roth., 248–249. Denver: American Arachnological Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Barker, Katharine, Droege, Gabriele, Astrin, Jonas J., Bartels, Poul, Butler, Carol, Cantrill, David, Forest, Felix, Gemeinholzer, Birgit, Hobern, Donald, Mackenzie-Dodds, Jackie, Tuama, Éamonn Ó., Petersen, Gitte, Sanjur, Oris I., Schindel, David E., and Seberg, Ole. 2014. "GGBN: Making Genomic Collections Discoverable for Research through a Networked Community of Biodiversity Repositories." in DNA Banking for the 21st Century, edited by Applequist, W. A. and Campbell, L. M., 165–168.
  • Agnarsson, Ingi, Coddington, Jonathan A., and Kuntner, Matjaz. 2013. "Systematics: progress in the study of spider diversity and evolution." in Spider Research in the 21st Century: Trends and Perspectives, edited by Penney, David., 58–111. Siri Scientific Press.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2006. "Tick." in World Book Encyclopedia, World Book.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2006. "Centipede." in World Book Encyclopedia, World Book.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2006. "Black Widow." in World Book Encyclopedia, World Book.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2006. "Spider." in World Book Encyclopedia, World Book.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Deinopidae." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 64–65. American Arachnology Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Phylogeny and Classification of Spiders." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 18–24. American Arachnology Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Symphytognathidae." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 226–227. American Arachnology Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Theridiosomatidae." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 244–245. American Arachnology Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Anapidae." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 64–65. American Arachnology Society.
  • Lopardo, L. and Coddington, Jonathan A. 2005. "Mysmenidae." in Spiders of North America: an Identification Manual, edited by Ubick, D., Cushing, P. E., and Paquin, P., 175–177. American Arachnology Society.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Giribet, G., Harvey, M. S., Prendini, L., and Walter, D. E. 2004. "Arachnida." in Assembling the Tree of Life, edited by Cracraft, J. and Donoghue, M. J., 296–318. Oxford University Press.
  • Hormiga, G. and Coddington, Jonathan A. 2001. "Patrones Filogeneticos de Dimorfismo Sexual de Tamano en Las Aranas Tejedoras de Telas Orbiculares (Araneae, Orbiculariae)." in Enfoques Contimporaneos para el Studio de la Biodiversidad, 149–168.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. and Colwell, Robert K. 2000. "Arachnids." in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 1, 199–218.
  • Silva, Diana and Coddington, Jonathan A. 1996. "Spiders of Pakitza (Madre de Dios, Perú): species richness and notes on community structure." in Manu: The Biodiversity of Southeastern Peru, 253–311.
  • Bisby, F. A. and Coddington, Jonathan A. 1995. "Biodiversity from a taxonomic and evolutionary perspective." in Global Biodiversity Assessment, 27–57.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 1994. "The Roles of Homology and Convergence in Studies of Adaptation." in Phylogenetics and Ecology, 53–78.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Griswold, C. E., Silva, D., Peñaranda, E., and Larcher, S. F. 1991. "Designing and Testing Sampling Protocols to Estimate Biodiversity in Tropical Ecosystems." in The Unity of Evolutionary Biology: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology, 2 vols, 44–60.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Hammond, P., Olivieri, S., Robertson, J., Sokolov, V., Stork, N., and Taylor, E. 1991. "Monitoring and Inventorying Biodiversity from Genes to Ecosystems." in From Genes to Ecosystems: a Research Agenda for Biodiversity, 83–109.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A., Larcher, S. F., and Cokendolpher, J. C. 1990. "The Systematic Status of Arachnida, Exclusive of Acari, in North America North of Mexico." in Systematics of the North American insects and arachnids: Status and needs, edited by Kosztarab, M. and Schaefer, C. W., 5–20. Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station Information Series. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 1986. "The Monophyletic Origin of the Orb Web." in Spiders: Webs, Behavior, and Evolution, 319–363.
  • Coddington, Jonathan A. 1983. "A Temporary Slide-mount Allowing Precise Manipulation of Small Structures." in Taxonomy, Biology and Ecology of the Araneae, 26.

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