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  • 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.

  • Berkman, L. K., C. K. Nielsen, C. L. Roy, and E. J. Heist. 2018. A landscape genetic analysis of swamp rabbits (Sylvilagus aquaticus) suggests forest canopy cover enhances gene flow in an agricultural matrix. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:622-632
     
  • 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.
  • Brown, J. L., D. J. Hill, M. A. Dolan, A. C. Carnaval, and A. M. Haywood. 2018.  PaleoClim, high spatial resolution paleoclimate surfaces for global land areas. Nature Scientific Data:in press.
  • Brown J. L., J. R. Bennett, and C. M. French. 2017. SDMtoolbox 2.0: the next generation Python-based GIS toolkit for landscape genetic, biogeographic and species distribution model analyses. PeerJ 5:e4095; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4095.

  • Cravens, Z. M., and J. G. Boyles. 2019. Illuminating the physiological implications of artificial light on an insectivorous bat community. Oecologia 189:69-77
     
  • Cravens, Z. M., V. A. Brown, T. J. Divoll, and J. G. Boyles. 2018. Illuminating prey selection in an insectivorous bat community exposed to artificial light at night. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:705-713.

  • Crawford, J. C., C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber. 2018. Survival and habitat use of sympatric lagomorphs in bottomland hardwood forests. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:713-722.

  • Fort, J., C. Nielsen, A. Carver, R. Moreno, and N. Meyer. 2018. Factors influencing local attitudes and perceptions of jaguars (Panthera onca) and national park conservation in Panamá. Oryx 52:282-291.
  • Greenspan, E., C. K. Nielsen, and K. W. Cassel. 2018. Potential distribution of coyotes (Canis latrans), Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), and raccoons (Procyon lotor) in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Urban Ecosystems 21:983-997.
  • Hillard, E. M., A. C. Edmund, J. C. Crawford, C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and J. W. Groninger. 2018. Winter snow cover increases swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus) mortality at the northern extent of their range. Mammalian Biology 93:93-96.

  • Holland, A., E. Schauber, C. Nielsen, and E. Hellgren. In press.   Occupancy dynamics of semi-aquatic herbivores in riparian systems in Illinois, USA. Ecosphere.
     
  • Holland, A. M., E. M. Schauber, C. K. Nielsen, and E. C. Hellgren. 2018. Stream community richness predicts apex predator occupancy dynamics in riparian systems. Oikos 127:1422-1436.
  • Kirschman, L. J., M. D. McCue, J. G. Boyles, and R. W. Warne. 2017. Exogenous stress hormones alter energetic and nutrient costs of development and metamorphosis. Journal of Experimental Biology 220:3391-3397.
  • Koen, E. L., C. L. Minnaar, C. L. Roever, and J. G. Boyles. 2018. Emerging threat of the 21st century lightscape to global biodiversity. Global Change Biology 24:2315-2324.

  • Krauel, J. J., L. P. McGuire, and J. G. Boyles. 2018. Testing traditional assumptions about regional migration in bats. Mammal Research 63:115-123.

  • Marler, H., D. Adams, Y. Wu, C. Nielsen, S. Li, E. Reiner, and D. Chen. 2018. Maternal transfer of flame retardants in sharks from the western North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science & Technology 52:12978–12986.

  • Morin, D. J., D. B. Lesmeister, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber. 2018. The truth about cats and dogs: Landscape composition and human occupation mediate the distribution and potential impacts of non-native carnivores. Global Ecology and Conservation 15:doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2018.e00413.

  • Nielsen, C. K., and J. K. Stroud-Settles. 2018. Home range and habitat use of female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. Mammal Study 43:179-186.

  • Nielsen, C., C. Bottom, R. Tebo, and E. Greenspan. 2018. Habitat overlap among bobcats (Lynx rufus), coyotes (Canis latrans), and wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in an agricultural landscape. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:486-496.

  • Paz, A., Z. Spanos, J. L. Brown, M. Lyra, C. Haddad, M. Rodrigues, and A. C. Carolina. 2018. Phylogeography of Atlantic Forest glassfrogs (Vitreorana): when geography, climate dynamics and rivers matter.  Heredity:in press
     
  • Rutter, A. U., A. T. Hanrahan, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber. 2018. Survival and cause-specific mortality of river otters in southern Illinois. American Midland Naturalist 180:156-163.

  • Shew, J., C. Nielsen, and D. Sparling. In press. Finer-scale habitat predicts nest survival in grassland birds more than management and landscape: a multi-scale perspective. Journal of Applied Ecology.

  • Tosa, M. I., M. T. Springer, E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen. 2018. Increased overwinter mortalities of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) fawns during a drought year. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:55-61.

  • Vandermark, C., E. Zieman, E. Boyles, C. K. Nielsen, C. Davis, and F. Agustín Jiménez. 2018. Trypanosoma cruzi strain TCIV is present in raccoons from Illinois. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 113:30-37.

  • Vences, M., J. L. Brown, A. Lathrop, R. M. Gonçalo, A. Cameron, A. Crottini, R. Dolch, E. Devin, K. L. M. Freeman, F. Glaw, L. L. Grismer, L. Spartak, M. G. Margaret, M. Maya, J. F. Solofo, J. Noël, T. Q. Nguyen, A. Ohler, C. Randrianantoandro, A. P. Raselimanana, P. van Leeuwen, G. O. U. Wogan, T. Ziegler, F. Andreone, and R. W. Murphy. 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.

  • Warne, R. W., S. G. Baer, and J. G. BoylesIn Press. Community physiological ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
     
  • Wetzler, G. C., and J. G. Boyles. 2018The energetics of mosquito feeding by insectivorous bats. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:373-377
     
  • Wollenberg Valero, K. C. , J. Garcia-Porta, A. Rodríguez, M. Arias, A. Shah, R. D. Randrianiaina, J. L. Brown, F. G. Glaw, F. Amat, S. Künzel, D. Metzler, R. D. Isokpehi, and M. Vences. 2017. Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases. Nature Communications 8:15213 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15213.

  • Zieman, E. A., C. K. Nielsen, and F. A. Jiménez. 2018. Chronic Cytauxzoon felis infections in wild-caught bobcats (Lynx rufus). Veterinary Parasitology 252:67-69.