MSB Division of Mammals

2009 Publications citing MSB Specimens



  1. Abraham, Jonathan, Jo Ann Kwong, Cesar G. Albarino, Jiajie G. Lu, Sheli R. Radoshitzky, Jorge Salazar-Bravo, Michael Farzan, Christina F. Spiropoulou, Hyeryun Choe. 2009. Host-species transferrin receptor 1 orthologs are cellular receptors for nonpathogenic New World Clade B Arenaviruses. PLoS Pathog 5(4): e1000358.
  2. Armién, Aníbal G., Blas Armién, Frederick Koster, Juan M. Pascale, Mario Avila, Publio Gonzalez, Manuel de la Cruz, Yamitzel Zaldivar, Yaxelis Mendoza, Fernando Gracia, Brian Hjelle, Sang-Joon Lee, Terry L. Yates, and Jorge Salazar-Bravo. 2009. Hantavirus Infection and Habitat Associations among Rodent Populations in Agroecosystems of Panama: Implications for Human Disease Risk. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 81(1):59-66.
  3. Astúa, Diego. 2009. Evolution of Scapula Size and Shape in Didelphid Marsupials (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae). Evolution 63(9):2438-2456.
  4. Bell, Kayce C., David J. Hafner, Philip Leitner and Marjorie D. Matocq. 2009. Phylogeography of the ground squirrel subgenus Xerospermophilus and assembly of the Mojave Desert biota.  Journal of Biogeography, Volume 37(2):363-378.
  5. Belmar-Lucero, Sebastián, Paula Godoy, Marcela Ferrés, Pablo Vial, & R. Eduardo Palma. 2009. Range expansion of Oligoryzomys longicaudatus (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae) in Patagonian Chile, and first record of Hantavirus in the region. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 82: 265-275.
  6. Blanga-Kanfi, Shani, Hector Miranda, Osnat Penn, Tal Pupko, Ronald W DeBry and Dorothée Huchon.  2009. Rodent phylogeny revised: analysis of six nuclear genes from all major rodent clades. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:71.
  7. Carleton, Michael D., Louise H. Emmons, and Guy G. Musser. 2009. A New Species of the Rodent Genus Oecomys (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae: Oryzomyini) from Eastern Bolivia, with Emended Definitions of O. concolor (Wagner) and O. mamorae (Thomas). American Museum Novitates 3661 :1-32.
  8. Carraway, Leslie N. 2009. Determining Sex of Sorex Shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae).  The American Midland Naturalist 162(1):87-97.
  9. Chung-MacCoubrey, Alice, Heather L. Bateman, and Deborah M. Finch. 2009.  Captures of Crawford's Gray Shrews (Notiosorex crawfordi) Along the Rio Grande in Central New Mexico.  Western North American Naturalist 69(2):260-263.
  10. Dragoo. J. W. 2009.   Nutrition and Behavior of Striped Skunks.  Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 12(2):313-326.
  11. Dragoo Jerry W., and Steven R. Sheffield. 2009. Conepatus leuconotus (Carnivora: Mephitidae). Mammalian Species 827:1-8.
  12. Esselstyn, Jacob A.,and Rafe M. Brown.  2009. The role of repeated sea-level fluctuations in the generation of shrew (Soricidae:Crocidura) diversity in the Philippine Archipelago. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53 (2009) 171–181.
  13. Esselstyn, Jacob A., Robert M. Timm, and Rafe M. Brown. 2009. Do Geological or Climatic Processes Drive Speciation in Dynamic Archipelagos? the Tempo and Mode of Diversification in Southeast Asian Shrews.  Evolution 63(10):2595-2610.
  14. Flores, David A. 2009. Phylogenetic Analyses of Postcranial Skeletal Morphology in Didelphid Marsupials. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 320, 81 pp.
  15. Fontanesi, Luca, Lionel Forestier, Daniel Allain, Emilio Scotti, Francesca Beretti, Séverine Deretz-Picoulet, Elena Pecchioli, Cristiano Vernesi, Terence J. Robinson, Jason L. Malaney, Vincenzo Russo and Ahmad Oulmouden. 2009. Characterization of the rabbit agouti signaling protein (ASIP) gene: Transcripts and phylogenetic analyses and identification of the causative mutation of the nonagouti black coat colour. Genomics doi:10.1016.
  16. Frey, Jennifer K. 2009. Genetics of Allopatric Populations of the Montane Vole (Microtus montanus) and Mogollon Vole (Microtus mogollonensis) in the American Southwest. Western North American Naturalist 69(2):215-222.
  17. Frey, Jennifer K. 2009. Distinguishing range expansions from previously undocumented populations using background data from museum records. Diversity and Distributions 15:183–187.
  18. Frey, Jennifer K., Robert D. Fisher, Suzanne C. Peurach. 2009. Capture Locations of Two Endangered Rodents During a 1902 Exploration of the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist 69(2):267-271.
  19. Frey, Jennifer K., Benjamin J. Frey, and Dwight W. Moore. 2009. Karyotypes of the Long-Tailed Vole (Microtus longicaudus) in Isolated Mountain Ranges of the American Southwest. Western North American Naturalist 69(3):388-390.
  20. Frey, Jennifer K., Jason L. Malaney. 2009. Decline of the Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius luteus) in two Mountain Ranges in New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 54(1):31-44.
  21. Frey, Jennifer K., and James Stuart.  Nine-Banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) records in New Mexico, USA.  Edentata 8-10:54-55.
  22. Galbreath, Kurt E., David J. Hafner, and Kelly R. Zamudio. 2009.  When cold is better: climate-driven elevation shifts yield complex patterns of diversification and demography in an alpine specialist (american pika, Ochotona princeps).  Evolution  63 (11): 2848 – 2863.
  23. Gardner, S.L. 2009. Coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the lagomorph Lepus tolai From Mongolia. J Parasitol 10:1. [Epub ahead of print].
  24. Geluso, Keith. 2009.  Records of the Yellow-Nosed Cotton Rat (Sigmodon ochrognathus) in Southwestern New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist 69(4):548-550.
  25. Gunderson, Aren M., Brandy K. Jacobsen, and Link E. Olson. 2009. Revised Distribution of the Alaska Marmot, Marmota Broweri, and Confirmation of Parapatry with Hoary Marmots. Journal of Mammalogy 90(4):859-869.
  26. Harding, Larisa E., and Felisa A. Smith. 2009. Mustela or Vison? Evidence for the taxonomic status of the American mink and a distinct biogeographic radiation of American weasels. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52(3):632-642.
  27. Haverkost, Terry R., and Scott L. Gardner. 2009.  A Redescription of Three Species of Monoecocestus (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) Including Monoecocestus threlkeldi Based on New Material. Journal of Parasitology 95(3):695-701.
  28. Hayes, Mark A., Kirk W. Navo, Lea'R. Bonewell, Cyndi J. Mosch, and Rick A. Adams. 2009.  Allen's Big-Eared Bat (Idionycteris phyllotis) Documented in Colorado Based on Recordings of its Distinctive Echolocation Call. The Southwestern Naturalist 54(4):499-501.
  29. Henson, Dallas D., and Robert D. Bradley, 2009. Molecular systematics of the genus Sigmodon: results from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87(3):211-220(10).
  30. Hortelano-Moncada, Y., F.A. Cervantes, and A. Trjo-Ortiz.  2009.  Wild mammals of Reserva Ecologia del Pedregal de San Angel, Ciudad Universaria, UNAM, Mexico, D.F.  Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 80:507-520.
  31. Kang, Hae Ji, Shannon N. Bennett, Laarni Sumibcay, Satoru Arai, Andrew G. Hope, Gabor Mocz, Jin-Won Song, Joseph A. Cook, and Richard Yanagihara. 2009. Evolutionary Insights from a Genetically Divergent Hantavirus Harbored by the European Common Mole (Talpa europaea). PLoS One 4(7): e6149.
  32. Kang, Hae Ji, Satoru Arai, Andrew G Hope, Jin-Won Song, Joseph A Cook and Richard Yanagihara.  2009. Genetic diversity and phylogeography of Seewis virus in the Eurasian common shrew in Finland and Hungary. Virology Journal 6:208.
  33. Kang, Hae Ji, Shannon N. Bennett, Laurie Dizney, Laarni Sumibcay, Satoru Arai, Luis A. Ruedas, Jin-Won Song, Richard Yanagihara.  2009. Host switch during evolution of a genetically distinct hantavirus in the American shrew mole (Neurotrichus gibbsii). Virology 388:8–14.
  34. Kingsley, Evan P., Marie Manceau, Christopher D. Wiley, Hopi E. Hoekstra.  2009.  Melanism in Peromyscus is caused by independent mutations in agouti. PLoS ONE 4(7): e6435.
  35. Koehler, Anson V.A., Hoberg, Eric P., Dokuchaev, Nikolai E., Tranbenkova, Nina A., Whitman, Jackson S., Nagorsen, David W., Cook, Joseph A. 2009. Phylogeography of a Holarctic nematode, Soboliphyme baturini, among mustelids: climate change, episodic colonization, and diversification in a complex host-parasite system. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96(3).
  36. Koehler, Anson V.A., Hoberg, Eric P., Torres-Pérez, Fernando, Cook, Joseph A. 2009. A Molecular View of the Superfamily Dioctophymatoidea Nematoda). Comparative parasitology 76(1):100-104.
  37. MacDonald, S. O., Eric Waltari, Robert A. Nofchissey, Yadéeh E. Sawyer, Gregory D. Ebel, and Joseph A. Cook. 2009. First Records of Deermice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in the Copper River Basin, Southcentral Alaska. Northwestern Naturalist 90(3):243-247.
  38. Medina, Rafael A., Fernando Torres-Perez, Hector Galeno, Maritza Navarrete, Pablo A. Vial, R. Eduardo Palma, Marcela Ferres, Joseph A. Cook, and Brian Hjelle.  Ecology, Genetic Diversity, and Phylogeographic Structure of Andes Virus in Humans and Rodents in Chile. Journal of Virology 83(6):2446–2459.
  39. Piaggio, Antoinette J., Kirk W. Navo and Craig W. Stihler.  2009. Intraspecific comparison of population structure, genetic diversity, and dispersal among three subspecies of Townsend’s big-eared bats, Corynorhinus townsendii townsendii, C. t. pallescens, and the endangered C. t. virginianus. Conserv Genet 10(1):143-159.
  40. Plyusnina, Angelina, Emoke Ferenczi, Gabor R. Racz, Kirill Nemirov, Ake Lundkvist, Antti Vaheri, Olli Vapalahti, and Alexander Plyusnin. 2009. Co-Circulation of Three Pathogenic Hantaviruses: Puumala, Dobrava, and Saaremaa in Hungary. Journal of Medical Virology 81:2045–2052.
  41. Smith, Felisa A., Dolly L. Crawford, Larisa E. Harding, Hilary M. Lease, Ian W. Murray, Adrienne Raniszewski and Kristin M. Youberg. 2009. A tale of two species: Extirpation and range expansion during the late Quaternary in an extreme environment. Global and Planetary Change 65(3-4):122-133.
  42. Solari, Sergio, Steven R. Hoofer, Peter A. Larsen, Adam D. Brown, Robert J. Bull, Jose A. Guerrero, Jorge Ortega, Juan P. Carrera, Robert D. Bradley, and Robert J. Baker. 2009. Operational criteria for genetically defined species: analysis of the diversificationof the small fruit-eating bats, Dermanura (Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae) Acta Chiropterologica, 11(2): 279–288.
  43. Stuart, J. N., Frey, J. K., Schwenke, Z. J. and Sherman, J. S. 2007 (2009). Status of nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) in New Mexico. Prairie Nat. 39:163–169.
  44. Suzán, Gerardo, Erika Marcé, J. Tomasz Giermakowski, James N. Mills, Gerardo Ceballos, Richard S. Ostfeld, Blas Armién, Juan M. Pascale, and Terry L. Yates. 2009. Experimental evidence for reduced rodent diversity causing increased hantavirus prevalence.  PLoS ONE 4(5): e5461.
  45. McDonough ,Thomas J. and Link E. Olson. 2009. First Record of a Least Weasel, Mustela nivalis, on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  Northwestern Naturalist 90(3):256-258.
  46. Torres-Pérez R., Fernando, Eduardo Palma, Brian Hjelle, Marcela Ferrés and Joseph A. Cook. 2009. Andes virus infections in the rodent reservoir and in humans vary across contrasting landscapes in Chile. Infection, Genetics and Evolution doi:10.1016.
  47. Valdez, Ernest W., Christopher M. Ritzi, and John O. Whitaker, Jr.  2009. Ectoparasites of the Occult Bat, Myotis occultus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) Western North American Naturalist 69(3):364-370.
  48.  Valdez, Ernest W., Keith Geluso, Jennifer Foote, Gosia Allison-Kosior, and David M. Roemer. 2009.  Spring and Winter Records of the Eastern Pipistrelle (Perimyotis Subflavus) in Southeastern New Mexico. Western North American Naturalist 69(3):396-398.
  49. Valdez, Ernest W. and Paul M. Cryan.  2009.  Food Habits of the Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus) during Spring Migration through New Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 54(2):195-200.
  50. Voss, Robert S., and Sharon Jansa.  2009. Phylogenetic relationships and classification of didelphid marsupials,an extant radiation of new world Metatherian mammals.  Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 322, 177 pp.
  51. Voss, Robert S, Philip Myers, François Catzeflis, Ana Paula Carmignotto, and Josefina Barreiro.  2009. The Six Opossums of Félix de Azara: Identification, Taxonomic History, Neotype Designations, and Nomenclatural Recommendations. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 331:406-433.
  52. Wolf, Mosheh, Michael Friggens and Jorge Salazar-Bravo. 2009. Does weather shape rodents? Climate related changes in morphology of two heteromyid species. Naturwissenschaften 96(1):93-101.

Dissertations and Theses completed utilizing MSB DOM specimens


  1. Dunnum, J. L. 2009.  Phylogeny, Evolution and Systematics within the Family Caviidae (Mammalia: Rodentia).  Doctoral Dissertation.  Texas Tech University.