MSB Division of Mammals

2011 Publications citing MSB Specimens



  1. Alarcón, Oriet, Guillermo D’Elía, Enrique P. Lessa, and Ulyses F.J. Pardiñas4. 2011.  Phylogeographic Structure of the Fossorial Long-Clawed Mouse Chelemys macronyx (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae). Zoological Studies 50(5): 682-688.
  2. Bell, K. C.and  M. D. Matocq.  2011. Regional genetic subdivision in the Mohave ground squirrel: evidence of historic isolation and ongoing connectivity in a Mojave Desert endemic. Animal Conservation Volume 14(4):371–381.
  3. Bozinovic, F., J. M. Rojas, P.A. Gallardo, R.E. Palma, and E. Gianoli. 2011. Body mass and water economy in the South American olivaceous field mouse along a latitudinal gradient: Implications for climate change. Journal of Arid Environments 75:411-415.
  4. Caramaschi, Fabiana P., Fabrícia F. Nascimento, Rui Cerqueira1, Cibele R. Bonvicino. 2011. Genetic diversity of wild populations of the grey short-tailed opossum, Monodelphis domestica (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae), in Brazilian landscapes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 104(2): 251–263.
  5. Crawford, Dolly L., Jerry W. Dragoo, Felisa A. Smith, and Andrea N. Chavez. 2011. Diversification within the Mexican vole (Microtus mexicanus) and the role of post-Pleistocene climate change. Western North American Naturalist 71(2):176-194.
  6. De La Sancha, Noé U., Guillermo D’Elía, Pablo Teta. 2011. Systematics of the subgenus of mouse opossums Marmosa (Micoureus) (Didelphimorphia, Didelphidae) with noteworthy records from Paraguay. Mammalian Biology doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2011.10.003.
  7. Drew, Lisa W. 2011. Are We Losing the Science of Taxonomy? BioScience 61:942-946.
  8. Erickson, Issac K., Michael A. Cantrell, LuAnn Scott and Holly A. Wichman. 2011. Retrofitting the Genome: L1 Extinction Follows Endogenous Retroviral Expansion in a Group of Muroid Rodents. Journal of Virology 85(23):12315-12323.
  9. Escalante, Tania, Elizabeth A. Martínez-Salazar, Jorge Falcón-Ordaz, Miguel Linaje and Ricardo Guerrero. 2011. Análisis Panbiogeográfico De Vexillata (Nematoda: Ornithostrongylidae) Y Sus Huéspedes (Mammalia: Rodentia). Acta Zoológica Mexicana 27(1): 25-46.
  10. Escobar-Flores, Jonathan Gabriel, Gorgonio Ruiz-Campos, Aldo Antonio Guevara-Carrizales, and Roberto Martínez-Gallardo. 2011. Extension of Southern Range and New Specimens of the Western Gray Squirrel, Sciurus Griseus Anthonyi (Mammalia: Sciuridae), in Baja California, México. Western North American Naturalist 71(1):119-120.
  11. Hafner, John C. and Nathan S. Upham. 2011. Phylogeography of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus: cryptic lineages and dispersal routes in North America’s Great Basin. Journal of Biogeography 38:1077–1097.
  12. Hornsby, Angela D., and Marjorie D. Matocq. 2011. Differential regional response of the bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) to late Quaternary climate change. Journal of Biogeography DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02616.x
  13. Galbreath, K. E., J. A. Cook, A. A. Eddingsaas, E. G. DeChaine. 2011. Multi-locus tests of paleodistributional models reveal different facets of the complex demographic history of arctic ground squirrels in Beringia. Evolution 65:1879-1896.
  14. Hope, A.G., E. Waltari, V. B. Fedorov, A. V. Goropashnaya, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2011. Persistence and diversification of the Holarctic shrew, Sorex tundrensis (Family Soricidae), in response to climate change. Molecular Ecology 20:4346-4370.
  15. Jung, Thomas S. Todd Powell. 2001. Spatial distribution of meadow jumping mice (Zapus hudsonius) in logged boreal forest of northwestern Canada.  Mammalian Biology 76(6):678-682.
  16. Kang, H. J., S. N. Bennett, A. G. Hope, J. A. Cook, R. Yanagihara. 2011. Shared Ancestry Between a Newfound Mole-Borne Hantavirus and Hantaviruses Harbored by Cricetid Rodents. Journal of Virology 85:7496-7503.
  17. Larsen, Peter A., Lizette Siles, Scott C. Pedersen, Gary G. Kwiecinski. 2011. A new species of Micronycteris (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Saint Vincent, Lesser Antilles. Mammalian Biology 76(6):687-700.
  18. Lessmann, Janeth, Jazzmin Arrivillaga and Marisol Aguilera. 2011. Caracterizacion molecular de poblaciones venezolanas de Sigmodon hirsutus (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Rev. Biol. Trop. Vol.59(2): 795-807.
  19. Makarikov, Arseny, Scott Gardner, and Eric Hoberg. 2011. New species of Arostrilepis (Eucestoda: Hymenolepidiae) in members of Cricetidae and Geomyidae (Rodentia) from the western nearctic. Journal of Parasitology online early view.
  20. Malaney, Jason L., Jennifer K. Frey, and Joseph A. Cook. 2011. The biogeographic legacy of an imperiled taxon provides a foundation for assessing lineage diversification, demography and conservation genetics. Diversity and Distributions 1–15.
  21. Neiswenter, Sean A. and Brett R. Riddle. 2011. Landscape and climatic effects on the evolutionary diversification of the Perognathus fasciatus species group. Journal of Mammalogy, 92(5):982-993.
  22. O’Shea, Thomas J., Paul M. Cryan, E. Apple Snider, Ernest W. Valdez, Laura E. Ellison, and Daniel J. Neubaum. 2011. Bats Of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado: Composition, Reproduction, And Roosting Habits. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist 5:1–19.
  23. Parada, Andrés, Guillermo D'Elia, Claudio J. Bidau, Enrique P. Lessa. 2011. Species groups and the evolutionary diversification of tuco-tucos, genus Ctenomys (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Journal of Mammalogy 92(3):671-682.
  24. Pardiñas, Ulyses F. J., Pablo Teta, Guillermo D’elía , and Gabriela B. Diaz. 2011. Taxonomic status of Akodon oenos (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae), an obscure species from West Central Argentina. Zootaxa 2749: 47–61.
  25. Percequillo, Alexandre R., Marcelo Weksler, Leonora P. Costa. 2011. A new genus and species of rodent from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest (Rodentia: Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae: Oryzomyini), with comments on oryzomyine biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 161(2):357-390.
  26. Rausch, Robert L. and Francis H. Fay. 2011. Toxascaris leonina in rodents, and relationship to eosinophilia in a human population. Comparative Parasitology 78(2):236-244.
  27. Reid, Noah, John R. Demboski, and Jack Sullivan. 2011. Phylogeny estimation of the radiation of western North American chipmunks (Tamias) in the face of introgression using reproductive protein genes. Systematic Biology doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syr094.
  28. Roehrs, Zachary P., Justin B. Lack and Ronald A. Van Den Bussche. 2011. A Molecular Phylogenetic Reevaluation of the Tribe Nycticeiini (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Acta Chiropterologica 13(1):17-31.
  29. Tejedor, Adrian. 2011. Systematics of Funnel-Eared Bats (Chiroptera: Natalidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 353:1-140. 2011.
  30. Teta, Pablo, Guillermo D'Elía, Ulyses F. J. Pardiñas, J. Pablo Jayat, Pablo E. Ortíz. 2011. Phylogenetic position and morphology of Abrothrix illutea Thomas, 1925, with comments on the incongruence between gene trees of Abrothrix (Rodentia, Cricetidae) and their implications for the delimitation of the genus. Zoosystematics and Evolution Volume 87(2):227–241.
  31. Justin Tevie, Kristine M. Grimsrud, Robert P. Berrens. 2011. Testing the Environmental Kuznets Curve Hypothesis for Biodiversity Risk in the US: A Spatial Econometric Approach. Sustainability 3(11):2182-2199.
  32. Tinnin, David S., Sumiya Ganzorig, and Scott L. Gardner. 2011. Helminths of Squirrels (Sciuridae) from Mongolia. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 303:1-9.
  33. Tinnin, David S.; Ganzorig, Sumiya; and Gardner, Scott Lyell,. 2011. Helminths of Small Mammals (Erinaceomorpha, Soricomorpha,Chiroptera, Rodentia, and Lagomorpha) of Mongolia. Special Publications, Museum of Texas Tech University 59:1-50.
  34. Torres-Perez, F., B. Hjelle, E. C. Holmes, and J.A. Cook. 2011. Spatial but not Temporal Co-divergence of a Virus and its Mammalian Host. Molecular Ecology 20:4109-4122.
  35. Velazco, Paúl M. and Richard Cadenillas. 2011. On the identity of Lophostoma silvicolum occidentalis (Davis & Carter, 1978) (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).  Zootaxa 2962: 1–20.
  36. Voss, RS. 2011. Revisionary Notes on Neotropical Porcupines (Rodentia: Erethizontidae) 3. An Annotated Checklist of the Species of Coendou Lacépède, 1799. American Museum Novitates 3720:1-36.
  37. Webster, Wm. David, Nancy D. Moncrief, Jerry R. Choate, and Hugh H. Genoways. 2011. Systematic Revision of the Northern Short-tailed Shrew, Blarina brevicauda (Say).Virginia Museum of Natural History, Scientific Publications Series, Memoir 10:1-77.
  38. Weckworth, B.V., N. G. Dawson, S. L. Talbot, M. J. Flamme, J. A. Cook. 2011. Going coastal: Shared evolutionary history between coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska wolves (Canis lupus). PLoS One 6(5): e19582. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019582


Dissertations and Theses completed utilizing MSB DOM specimens


  1. Hope, Andrew G.  2011. Mammalian diversification across the holarctic: spatiotemporal evolution in response to environmental change. Department of Biology, University of New Mexico. PhD Dissertation.
  2. Tinnin, David. 2011. Vertebrate parasites of Mongolia. University of Nebraska-Linclon. PhD dissertation.
  3. Zgurski, Jessie. 2011. The mating system, dispersal behavior and genetic structure of a collared pika (Ochotona collaris: Ochotonidae) population in the southwest Yukon, and a phylogeny of the genus Ochotona. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta.  PhD Dissertation.