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Knowledge of feeding habits of small rodents is necessary for understanding food webs, trophic structure, and plant–animal interactions in Neotropical forests. Despite several studies that have ...
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Catherine Teresa Sahley, Klauss Cervantes, Victor Pacheco, Edith Salas, Diego Paredes, Alfonso Alonso. 2015. Diet of a sigmodontine rodent assemblage in a Peruvian montane forest. Journal of Mammalogy 96(5):1071-1080.
For effective species management, understanding population structure and distribution is critical. However, quantifying population structure is not always straightforward. Within the Southern Hemisphe...
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Naysa E. Balcazar, Joy S. Tripovich, Holger Klinck, Sharon L. Nieukirk, David K. Mellinger, Robert P. Dziak, Tracey L. Rogers. 2015. Calls reveal population structure of blue whales across the southeast Indian Ocean and the southwest Pacific Ocean. Journal of Mammalogy 96(6):1184-1193.
We examined recordings from a 15-month (May 2009–July 2010) continuous acoustic data set collected from a bottom-mounted passive acoustic recorder at a sample frequency of 6kHz off Portland, Vic...
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Joy S. Tripovich, Holger Klinck, Sharon L. Nieukirk, Tempe Adams, David K. Mellinger, Naysa E. Balcazar, Karolin Klinck, Evelyn J. S. Hall, and Tracey L. Rogers. 2015. Temporal segregation of the Australian and Antarctic blue whale call types (Balaenoptera musculus spp.). Journal of Mammalogy 96(3):603-610.
Chrysopteron Jentink, 1910 is 1 of the 7 subgenera of Myotis Kaup, 1829 recognized by Tate that traditionally comprises Asian and African species characterized by conspicuously parti-co...
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Csorba, G., C Chou, M. Ruedi, T. Görföl, M. Motokawa, S. Wiantoro, V.D. Thong, N.T. Son, L. Lin, and N. Furey. 2014. The reds and the yellows: a review of Asian Chrysopteron Jentink, 1910 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae: Myotis). Journal of Mammalogy 95(4):663-678.
Robinson’s mouse opossum (Marmosa robinsoni) typically inhabits xeric shrublands, savannas, and deciduous forests from Panama through Colombia and Venezuela, to the islands of Trinidad, Tobago, ...
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Gutierrez, E.G., R.P. Anderson, R.S. Voss, J. Ochoa-G, M. Aguilera, and S.A. Jansa. 2014. Phylogeography of Marmosa robinsoni: insights into the biogeography of dry forests in northern South America. Journal of Mammalogy 95:1175-1188.
We open this Special Feature on stable isotopes in mammalian research with a beginner’s guide, an introduction to the novice and a refresher to the well-versed. In this guide we provide the back...
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Ben-David, M., and E. A. Flaherty. 2012. Stable isotopes in mammalian research: a beginner’s guide. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):312-328.
Stable isotope analysis of fossil materials has become an increasingly important method for gathering dietary and environmental information from extinct species in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. ...
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Clementz, M. T.. 2012. New insight from old bones: stable isotope analysis of fossil mammals. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):368-380.
Habitat use and feeding behaviors of cryptic animals are often poorly understood. Analyses of stable isotope ratios in animal body tissues can help reveal an individual’s location and resource u...
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Cryan, P. M., C. A. Stricker, and M. B. Wunder. 2012. Evidence of cryptic individual specialization in an opportunistic insectivorous bat. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):381-389.
Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) are native to boreal and western montane portions of North America but their origins are unknown in many lowland areas of the United States. Red foxes were historically absen...
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Statham, M. J., B. N. Sacks, K. B. Aubry, J. D. Perrine, and S. M. Wisely. 2012. The origin of recently established red fox populations in the United States: translocations or natural range expansions?. Journal of Mammalogy 93(1):52-65.
Pleistocene climate fluctuations rearranged ecosystems, and influenced the contemporary distribution of modern species. Although specialist species were often restricted to isolated refugia by Pleisto...
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Barton, H. D., and S. M. Wisely. 2012. Phylogeography of striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis) in North America: Pleistocene dispersal and contemporary population structure. Journal of Mammalogy 93(1):38-51.