Open Access Articles

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In semiarid ecosystems ungulate densities can compound the effects of drought on forage availability, which can feed back to regulate reproduction and offspring recruitment. Climatic changes in the fr...
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Koons, D. N., P. Terletzky, P. B. Adler, M. L. Wolfe, D. Ranglack, F. P. Howe, K. Hersey, W. Paskett, and J. T. Du Toit. 2012. Climate and density-dependent drivers of recruitment in plains bison. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):475-481.
In this introductory paper we describe the 10 papers that compose this Special Feature Theoretical and analytical advances in mammalian isotope ecology. This Special Feature contains 6 review-style pa...
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Ben-David, M., and E. A. Flaherty. 2012. Theoretical and analytical advances in mammalian isotope ecology: an introduction. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):309-311.
Ecologists are increasingly using stable isotope analysis to inform questions about variation in resource and habitat use from the individual to community level. In this study we investigate data sets...
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Newsome, S. D., J. D. Yeakel, P. V. Wheatley, and M. T. Tinker. 2012. Tools for quantifying isotopic niche space and dietary variation at the individual and population level. Journal of Mammalgoy 93(2):329-341.
Advances in the application of stable isotopes have allowed the quantitative evaluation of previously cryptic ecological processes. In particular, researchers have utilized the predictable spatial pat...
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Pauli, J. N., W. P. Smith, and M. Ben-David. 2012. Quantifying dispersal rates and distances in North American martens: a test of enriched isotope labeling. Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):390-398.