MSB Division of Mammals

2010 Publications citing MSB Specimens



  1. Astua, Diego. 2010. Cranial sexual dimorphism in New World marsupials and a test of Rensch’s rule in Didelphidae. Journal of Mammalogy 91(4):1011–1024.
  2. Bannikova, Anna A., Nikolai E. Dokuchaev, Eugenia V. Yudina, Anatoly V. Bobretzov, Boris I. Sheftel, Vladimir S. Lebedev. 2010. Holarctic phylogeography of the tundra shrew (Sorex tundrensis) based on mitochondrial genes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 101:721-746.
  3. Bell, Kayce C., David J. Hafner, Philip Leitner, Marjorie D. Matocq. 2010. Phylogeography of the ground squirrel subgenus Xerospermophilus and assembly of the Mojave Desert biota. Journal of Biogeography37:363-378.
  4. Bermudez C., Sergio E., Publio Gonzalez-Dominguez, Mario Avila, Roberto Miranda, Anibal Armien, Blas Armien. 2010. Parasitism of Cuterebra sp. (Diptera: Oestridae s.l.) on rodents of Central Panama. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 81:57-60.
  5. Campbell, Joshua W., Michael T. Mengak, Steven B. Castleberry and Jason D. Mejia. 2010. Distribution and Status of Uncommon Mammals in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Southeastern Naturalist 9(2):275-302.
  6. Cañón, Carola, Guillermo D'Elía, Ulyses F. J. Pardiñas, and Enrique P. Lessa. 2010. Phylogeography of Loxodontomys micropus with comments on the alpha taxonomy of Loxodontomys (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). Journal of Mammalogy 91(6):1449-1458.
  7. Cook, Joseph A., Aren A. Eddingsaas, Janet L. Loxterman, Steve Ebbert, S. O. MacDonald. 2010. Insular arctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus parryii) of the North Pacific: indigenous or exotic? Journal of Mammalogy 91(6):1401-1412.
  8. Cutrera, Ana Paula, Eileen A. Lacey, Matias S. Mora, Enrique P. Lessa. 2010. Effects of contrasting demographic histories on selection at major histocompatibility complex loci in two sympatric species of tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 99:260-277.
  9. Dunnum Jonathan L., and Jorge Salazar-Bravo. 2010. Molecular systematics, taxonomy and biogeography of the genus Cavia (Rodentia: Caviidae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 48(4):376–388.
  10. Dunnum Jonathan L., and Jorge Salazar-Bravo. 2010. Phylogeny, evolution, and systematics of the Galea musteloides complex (Rodentia: Caviidae). Journal of Mammalogy 91(1):243-259.
  11. Eizirik, Eduardo, William J. Murphy, Klaus Koepfli, Warren E. Johnson, Jerry W. Dragoo, Robert K. Wayne, Stephen J. O'Brien. 2010. Pattern and timing of diversification of the mammalian order Carnivora inferred from multiple nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56:49-63.
  12. Esselstyn Jacob A., and Carl H. Oliveros. 2010. Colonization of the Philippines from Taiwan: a multi-locus test of the biogeographic and phylogenetic relationships of isolated populations of shrews. Journal of Biogeography 37(8):1504–1514.
  13. Esteva, Martha, Fernando A. Cervantes, Sara V. Brant, Joseph A. Cook. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of long-tailed shrews (genus Sorex) from Mexico and Guatemala. Zootaxa 2615:47-65.
  14. Ferro, Luis Ignacio, Juan Jose Martınez, Ruben M. Barquez. 2010. A new species of Phyllotis (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae) from Tucuman province, Argentina. Mammalian Biology 75(6):523-537.
  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. 2010. 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 95(3):166-175.
  16. Friggens, Megan M. Robert R. Parmenter, Michael Boyden, Paulette L. Ford, Kenneth Gage, and Paul Keim. 2010. Flea abundance, diversity, and plague in gunnison’s prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni) and their burrows in montane grasslands in northern New Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(2):356–367.
  17. Carraway, Leslie N. 2010. Fossil History of Notiosorex (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) Shrews with Descriptions of New Fossil Species. Western North American Naturalist 70(2):144-163.
  18. Galbreath, Kurt E., David J. Hafner, Kelly R. Zamudio1 and Kelly Agnew. 2010. Isolation and introgression in the Intermountain West: contrasting gene genealogies reveal the complex biogeographic history of the American pika (Ochotona princeps). Journal of Biogeography 37, 344–362.
  19. Giarla, Thomas C., Robert S. Voss, and Sharon A. Jansa. 2010. Species Limits and Phylogenetic Relationships in the Didelphid Marsupial Genus Thylamys Based on Mitochondrial DNA Sequences and Morphology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Number 346:1-67.
  20. Gonzalez-Dominguez, Publio, Yadeeh E. Sawyer, Mario Avila, Anibal Armien, Blas Armien, Joseph A. Cook. 2010. Variation in cytochrome-b haplotypes suggests a new species of Zygodontomys (Rodentia:Cricetidae) endemic to Isla Coiba, Panama. Zoologia 27(4):660-665.
  21. Gutierrez, Eliecer E., Sharon A. Jansa, Robert S. Voss. 2010. Molecular Systematics of Mouse Opossums (Didelphidae: Marmosa): Assessing Species Limits using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences, with Comments on Phylogenetic Relationships and Biogeography. Americam Museum Novitates 3692:1-22.
  22. Hanson, J. Delton, Jane L. Indorf, Vicki J. Swier, Robert D. Bradley. 2010. Molecular divergence within the Oryzomys palustris complex: evidence for multiple species. Journal of Mammalogy 91(2):336-347.
  23. Haverkost, Terry R., and Scott L. Gardner. 2010. New Species in the Genus Monoecocestus (Cestoda: Anoplocephalidae) From Neotropical Rodents (Caviidae and Sigmodontinae). Journal of Parasitology 96(3):580-595.
  24. Hjelle, Brian, and Fernando Torres-Perez. 2010. Hantaviruses in the Americas and Their Role as Emerging Pathogens 2:2559-2586.
  25. Hope, Andrew G., Eric Waltari, Nikolai E. Dokuchaev, Sergey Abramov, Tamara Dupal, Albina Tsvetkova, Heikki Henttonen, S. O. MacDonald, Joseph A. Cook. 2010. High-latitude diversification within Eurasian least shrews and Alaska tiny shrews (Soricidae). Journal of Mammalogy 91(5):1041-1057.
  26. Kang, Hae Ji, Satoru Arai, Andrew G. Hope, Joseph A. Cook, Richard Yanagihara. 2010. Novel Hantavirus in the Flat-Skulled Shrew. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10(6):593-597.
  27. Karanth, Krithi K., James D. Nichols, K. Ullas Karanth, James E. Hines and Norman L. Christensen, Jr.  2010. The shrinking ark: patterns of large mammal extinctions in India. Proc. R. Soc. B 277, 1971-1979.
  28. Lack, Justin B., Zachary P. Roehrs, Craig E. Stanley Jr, Manuel Ruedi, and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2010. Molecular phylogenetics of Myotis indicate familial-level divergence for the genus Cistugo (Chiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy 91(4):976-992.
  29. Lack, Justin B., Jeremy E. Wilkinson and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2010. Range-Wide Population Genetic Structure of the Pallid Bat (Antrozous pallidus) -Incongruent Results from Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA.  Acta Chiropterologica December 2010:401-413
  30. Lee, Dana N., Russell S. Pfau, and Loren K. Ammerman. 2010. Taxonomic status of the Davis Mountains cottontail, Sylvilagus robustus, revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism. Journal of Mammalogy 91(6):1473-1483.
  31. Lessa, Enrique P. ,Guillermo D'Elia, Ulyses F. J. Pardinas. 2010. Genetic footprints of late Quaternary climate change in the diversity of Patagonian-Fueguian rodents. Molecular Ecology 19:3031-3037.
  32. Lindqvist, Charlotte, Stephan C. Schuster, Yazhou Sun, Sandra Talbot, Ji Qi, Aakrosh Ratan, Lynn P. Tomsho, Lindsay Kasson, Eve Zeyl, Jon Aars, Webb Miller, Olafur Ingolfsson, Lutz Bachmann, OysteinWiig. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome of a Pleistocene jawbone unveils the origin of polar bear.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107(11):5033-5057.
  33. Maher, John P., Christine Ellis, Kenneth L. Gage, Russell Enscore, A Townsend Peterson. 2010. Rangewide Determinants of Plague Distribution in North America. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 83(4):736-742.
  34. Neiswenter, Sean, and Brett R. Riddle. 2010. Diversification of the Perognathus flavus species group in emerging arid grasslands of western North America. Journal of Mammalogy 91(2):348-362.
  35. Nelson, Randin, Raul Cañate, Juan Miguel Pascale, Jerry W. Dragoo, Blas Armien, Anibal G. Armien, and Frederick Koster. 2010. Confirmation of Choclo virus as the cause of hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome and high serum antibody prevalence in Panama. Journal of Medical Virology 82(9):1586–1593.
  36. Notarnicola, Juliana, F. Agustin Jimenez-Ruiz, Scott L. Gardner. 2010. Litomosoides (Nemata:Filarioidea)Of Bats From Bolivia With Records For Three Known Species And The Description Of A New Species. Journal of Parasitology 96(4):775-782.
  37. Palma, R. Eduardo, Ricardo A. Cancino, and Enrique Rodríguez-Serrano. 2010. Molecular systematics of Abrothrix longipilis (Rodentia: Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae) in Chile. Journal of Mammalogy 91(5):1102-1111.
  38. Roehrs, Zachary P., Justin B. Lack, and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2010. Tribal phylogenetic relationships within Vespertilioninae (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. Journal of Mammalogy 91(5):1073-1092.
  39. Rossi, Rogério V., Robert S. Voss, and Darrin P. Lunde. 2010. A Revision of the Didelphid Marsupial Genus Marmosa Part 1. The Species in Tate's ‘Mexicana’ and ‘Mitis’ Sections and Other Closely Related Forms. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History Number 334:1-83.
  40. Salazar-Bravo, Jorge, Julieta Vargas, Agustin Jimenez-Ruiz, Jay M. Savage. 2010. A new record of Atractus boettgeri (Serpentes: Colubridae), with notes on taxonomy and natural history. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 81:925-929.
  41. Solari, Sergio. 2010. A molecular perspective on the diversification of short-tailed opossums (Monodelphis: Didelphidae). Mastozoología Neotropical 17(2):317-333.
  42. Torres-Perez, Fernando, R. Eduardo Palma, Brian Hjelle, Marcela Ferres, Joseph A. Cook. 2010.  Andes virus infections in the rodent reservoir and in humans vary across contrasting landscapes in Chile. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10:820–825.
  43. Weckworth, Byron V., Sandra L. Talbot, Joseph A. Cook. 2010. Phylogeography of wolves (Canis lupus) in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Mammalogy 91(2):363-375.

Dissertations and Theses completed utilizing MSB DOM specimens


  1. Crawford, Dolly. 2010. The role of spatial and genetic modeling to biogeography. Ph.D dissertation. University of New Mexico.
  2. De La Sancha, Noe. 2010. Effects of habitat fragmentation on non-volant small mammals of the interior atlantic forest of eastern Paraguay. PhD dissertation, Texas Tech University.
  3. Indorf, Jane Leah. 2010. Phylogeography of the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Wetlands of the Southeastern United States. Ph D. dissertation, University of Miami.
  4. Malone, Margaret E. 2010. Increasing the Use and Value of Collections: Finding DNA.  Masters thesis, Baylor University.
  5. Mantooth, Stacy James. 2010.  From the valleys to the mountains: The biographic history of antelope squirrels, bats, and chipmunks in Western North America. Ph D dissertation, University of Nevada Las Vegas.
  6. Kelly A. Speer. A relict population of shrews in New Mexico illustrates phylogeographic diversification in response to environmental change. Senior Honors Thesis, University of New Mexico.