Leaders in Learning: Publications of Faculty & Staff

Biology 2003-2004


Creed, I.F., D.L. Morrison, and N.S. Nicholas. 2004. In coarse woody debris a net sink or source of nitrogen in the red spruce - Fraser fir forest of the southern Appalachians, U.S.A? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34 (3): 716-727.

Creed, I.F., K.L. Webster, and D.L. Morrison. 2004. A Comparison of techniques for measuring density and concentrations of carbon and nitrogen in coarse woody debris at different stages of decay. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34: 744-753.


Fenton, M.B. 2004. Aerial-feeding bats: getting the most out of echolocation. Echolocation in Bats and Dolphins. J.A. Thomas, C.F. Moss, and M. Vater (Eds.). Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press. 350-355.

Fenton, M.B., D.S. Jacobs, E.J. Richardson, P.J. Taylor, and W. White. 2004. Individual signatures in the frequency-modulated sweep calls of large African large-eared free-tailed bats Otomops martiensseni (Chiroptera: Molossidae). Journal of Zoology 262 : 11-19.

Fenton, M.B., and J.M. Ratcliffe. 2004. Animal Behaviour: Eavesdropping on bats. Nature 429 : 612-613.

Mukhida, M., J. Orprecio, and M.B. Fenton. 2004. A comparison of the echolocation calls of Myotic lucifugus and Myotis leibii (Vespertilionidae) flying inside and outside. Acta Chiropterologica 6 : 91-97.

Ratcliffe, J.M., H.M. ter Hofstede, R. Avila-Flores, M.B. Fenton, G.F. McCracken, S. Biscardi, J. Blasko, E. Gillam, J. Orprecio, and G. Spanjer. 2004. Cospecifics influence call design in the Brazilian free-tailed bat, Tadarida brasiliensis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82 : 966-971.

ter Hofstede, H., M.B. Fenton, and J.O. Whitaker Jr. 2004. Host specificity and host site specificity of bat flies (Diptera: Streblidae and Nycteribiidae)of neotropical bats. Canadian Journal of Zoology 82: 616-626.

ter Hofstede, H.M., J.S. Miller, J.M. Ratcliffe, and M.B. Fenton. 2004. A healed radius in a big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus. Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation 26 : 4-7.

Vonhof, M.J., and M.B. Fenton. 2004. Roost availability and population size of Thyroptera tricolor, a leaf-roosting bat, in northeastern Costa Rica. Journal of Tropical Ecology 20 : 291-305.

Vonhof, M.J., H. Whitehead, and M.B. Fenton. 2004. Analysis of Spix's disk-winged bat association patterns and roosting home ranges reveal a novel social structure among bats. Animal Behaviour 68 : 507-521.


Hart, B.R., D.B. Hayden, and M.A. Powell. 2003. Evaluation of pulverized fuel ash mixed with organic matter to act as a manufactured growth. International Ash Utilization Symposia Series 119: 1-18.


Hart, B.R., D.B. Hayden, and M.A. Powell. 2003. Evaluation of pulverized fuel ash mixed with organic matter to act as a manufactured growth. International Ash Utilization Symposia Series 119: 1-18.


Hill, K.A., V.L. Buettner, A. Halangoda, M. Kunishige, S.R. Moore, J. Longmate, W.A. Scaringe, and S.S. Sommer. 2004. Spontaneous mutation in Big Blue mice from fetus to old age: Tissue specific time courses of mutation frequency but similar mutation types. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 43 (2): 110-120.


Staples, J.F., E.L. Koen, and T.M. Laverty. 2004. 'Futile cycle' enzymes in the flight muscles of North American bumblebees. Journal of Experimental Biology 207 (5): 749-754. Available at http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/content/abstract/207/5/749.


Kano, R., K. Makimura, E.R. Duarte, J.S. Hamdan, and M.-A. Lachance. 2004. Malassezia nana sp. nov., a novel lipid-dependent yeast species isolated from animals. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 54 : 623-627.

Lachance, M.-A. 2004. Yeast - A newsletter for persons interested in yeast.: Official publication of the International Commission on Yeasts of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS). LIII. 1-13 pp.


MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A., L. Blanchard, S.A. Igdoura, and H.L. Gibbs. 2003. Unmelanized plumage patterns in Old World leaf warblers do not correspond to sequence variation at the melanocortin-1 receptor locus (MC1R). Molecular Biology and Evolution 20 (10): 1675-1681.

Morton, M.L., M.E. Pereyra, J.D. Crandall, E.A. MacDougall-Shackleton, and T.P. Hahn. 2004. Reproductive effort and return rates in the Mountain White-crowned Sparrow. Condor 106 (1): 131-138.


Buitenhuis, R., J.N. McNeil, G. Boivin, and J. Brodeur. 2004. The role of honeydew in host searching of aphid hyperparasitoids. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30 (2): 273-285.

Goldansaz, S., S. Dewhirst, M.A. Birkett, T. Cooper, J.A. Pickett, L. Wadhams, and J.N. McNeil. 2004. Identification of the sex pheromone in the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae. (Thomas) (Homoptera: Aphididae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 30 : 819-834.

Marchand, D., and J.N. McNeil. 2004. Avoidance of intraspecific competition via host modification in a grazing, fruit-eating insect. Animal Behaviour 67 : 397-402.

McNeil, J.N. 2004. Review of Thomas Eisner's "For love of insects". Nature 428 (6981): 368.

Wallace, E.K., P.J. Albert, and J.N. McNeil. 2004. Oviposition behavior of the eastern spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 17 (2): 245-254.


Millar, J.S., M.A. Havelka, and S. Sharma. 2004. Nest mortality in a population of small mammals. Acta Theriologica 49 (2): 269-273.

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and J.S. Millar. 2004. Intraspecific variation in testis size and sperm length in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus) : implications for sperm competition and reproductive success. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 55 : 272-277.

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and H.L. Gibbs. 2004. Sexual selection and mating patterns in a mammal with female-biased sexual size dimorphism. Behavioural Ecology 15 (2): 351-356.


Neff, B.D. 2004. Increased performance of offspring sired by parasitic males in bluegill sunfish. Behavioral Ecology 15 (2): 327-331.

Neff, B.D. 2004. Mean d2 and divergence time: transformations and standardizations. Journal of Heredity 95 (2): 165-171.

Neff, B.D. 2004. Stabilizing selection on genomic divergence in a wild fish population. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 101 (8): 2381-2385.


Scott, R.J. 2004. Assortative mating across a contact zone between divergent populations of threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Ecology of Freshwater Fish 13 (1): 1-7.