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  • Vences M, Brown JL, Lathrop A, Gonçalo RM, Cameron A, Crottini A, Dolch R, Devin E, Freeman KLM, Glaw F, Grismer LL, Spartak L, Margaret MG, Maya M, Solofo JF,  Noël J, Nguyen TQ,  Ohler A, Randrianantoandro C, Raselimanana P, van Leeuwen P, Wogan GOU, Ziegler T, Andreone F, Murphy RW (2017). Tracing a toad invasion: lack of mitochondrial DNA variation, haplotype origins, and potential distribution of introduced Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar. Amphibia-Reptilia 38: 197-207. PDF
  • Wollenberg Valero KC, Garcia-Porta J, Rodríguez A, Arias M, Shah A, Randrianiaina RD, Brown JL, Glaw FG, Amat F, Künzel S, Metzler D, Isokpehi RD, Vences M (2017). Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases. Nature Communications 8. PDF
  • Kirschman, L. J., M. D. McCue, J. G. Boyles, and R. W. Warne. In Press. Exogenous stress hormones alter energetic and nutrient costs of development and metamorphosis. Journal of Experimental Biology.
  • Boyles, J. G. 2017. Benefits of knowing the costs of disturbance to hibernating bats. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 41:388-392.
  • Boyles, J. G., N. C. Bennett, O. B. Mohammed, and A. N. Alagaili. 2017. Torpor patterns in desert hedgehogs (Paraechinus aethiopicus) represent another new point along a thermoregulatory continuum. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 90:445-452.
  • Boyles, J. G., E. Boyles, R. K. Dunlap, S. A. Johnson, and V. Brack, Jr. 2017. Long-term microclimate measurements add further evidence there is no “optimal” temperature for bat hibernation. Mammalian Biology. 86:9-16.
  • Gastal, G. D. A., A. Hamilton, B. G. Alves, S. G. da Silva de Tarso, J. M. N. Feugang, W. J. Banz, G. A. Apgar, C. K. Nielsen, and E. L. Gastal.  2017.  Ovarian features in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns and does.  PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177357. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177357.

  • Hillard, E. M., C. K. Nielsen, and J. W. Groninger.  2017.  Swamp rabbits as indicators of wildlife habitat quality in bottomland hardwood forest ecosystems.  Ecological Indicators 79:47-53. 

  • Boyles, E., H. Tan, Y. Wu, C. K. Nielsen, L. Shen,E. J. Reiner, and D. Chen.  2017.  Halogenated flame retardants in bobcats from the Midwestern United States. Environmental Pollution 221:191-198.

  • Mook, J., E. M. Schauber, M. Vesy, R. W. Moody, and D. Nolan.  2017.  Phrynosoma cornutum (Texas horned lizard) Behavior.  Herpetological Review, 48(1): 197-198.  OPEN ACCESS
  • Koen, E. L., M. I. Tosa, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2017.  Does landscape connectivity shape local and global social network structure in white-tailed deer?  PLoS One, 12(3): e0173570.  DOI:  10.1371/journal.pone.0173570  OPEN ACCESS
  • Tosa, M. I., E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen.  2017.  Impact of localized removal on white-tailed deer space use and contact rates.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 81:26-37.  DOI:  10.1002/jwmg.21176
  • Alagaili, A. N., N. C. Bennett, O. B. Mohammed, I. S. Zalmout, and J. G. Boyles. 2017. Body temperature patterns of a small endotherm in an extreme desert environment. Journal of Arid Environments. 137:16-20.
  • Pease, B. S., C. K. Nielsen, and E. J. Holzmueller.  2016.  Single-camera trap survey designs miss detections: impacts on estimates of occupancy and community metrics PLoS ONE 11(11):e0166689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166689.
  • Shew, J. J., J. van der Merwe, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  A classic question revisited:  disentangling confounding hypotheses surrounding parental investment theory and nest defense.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70:1843-1856.  DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2190-3
  • van der Merwe, J., E. C. Hellgren, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Variation in metapopulation dynamics of a wetland mammal:  The effect of hydrology.  Ecosphere, 7(3):e01275.  DOI:  10.1002/ecs2.1275 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • Schartel, T., and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Relative preference and localized food affect predator space use and consumption of incidental prey.  PLoS One, 11(3):e0151483.  doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0151483 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • Robinson, C. D., J. C. Crawford, L. Corcoran, E. M. Schauber and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Metapopulation viability of swamp rabbits in southern Illinois:  Potential impacts of habitat change.  Journal of Mammalogy, 97:68-79.  DOI:  10.1093/jmammal/gyv154.
  • Boyles, J. G., L. P. McGuire, E. Boyles, J. P. Reimer, C. A. C. Brooks, R. W. Rutherford, T. A. Rutherford, J. O. Whitaker, Jr., G. F. McCracken. 2016. Physiological and behavioral adaptations in bats living at high latitudes. Physiology & Behavior. 165: 322-327.
  • Feltrop, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Asian carp in the diet of river otters in Illinois.  American Midland Naturalist 176:298-305.