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Our faculty communicate their scientific research through publications.  Use this webpage to discover the diverse biological research published by our faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

 

2014

Jacobs, Raechel M., Stephen R. Ross, Katherine E. Wagner, Maureen Leahy,  Susan T. Meiers,  and Rachel Santymire (in press) Monitoring Adrenocortical Activity, Fertility, and Behaviour in Two Newly Introduced Gorillas (GORILLA gorilla gorilla). ZooBiology.

Kuehn, M. J.,  B. D. Peer , and S. I. Rothstein.  2014. Variation in host response to brood parasitism reflects evolutionary differences and not phenotypic plasticity. Animal Behaviour 88:21-28.

Lamer, J. T., Sass, G. G., Boone, J. Q., Arbieva, Z. H., Green, S. J., and J. M. Epifanio.  2014.  Restriction site-associated DNA sequencing generates high-quality single nucleotide polymorphisms for assessing hybridization between bighead and silver carp in the United States and China.  Molecular Ecology Resources.  14(1):79-86.

Ribbens, Eric . 2014. Opuntia fragilis: patterns  today , echoes of time, part II. Kaktusy 8:145-161.

Stansbury A. L., Thomas J. A., Stalf C. E., Murphy L. D., Lombardi D., Carpenter J. and Mueller T.  2014. Behavioural Audiogram of Two Arctic Foxes (Vulpes lagopus).  Polar Biology.  Online version DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1446-5.

Thomas, J. A . Editing Aquatic Mammals (1999-2009): the Times; they were a changing. Aquatic Mammals. 40 (1).

 

2013

Afitlhile, Meshack, Samantha Workman, Kayla Duffield, Danielle Sprout, and Mark Berhow.  2013.  A mutant of the Arabidopsis thaliana TOC159 gene accumulates reduced levels of linolenic acid and monogalactosyldiacylglycerol.  Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 73 (2013) 344-350.

Kondratowicz, Andrew, Catherine Hunt , Robert Davey, Sara Cherry, and Wendy Maury. AMP-activated protein kinase is required for the macropinocytic internalization of ebolavirus.  J. Virol. 87(2):746-55.

Peer, B. D. , J. W. Rivers, and S. I. Rothstein. 2013. Cowbirds, Conservation, and  Coevolution: potential misconceptions and directions for future research. Chinese Birds 4:15-30.

Peer, B.D. , J.W. Rivers, and S.I. Rothstein. 2013. The Brown-headed Cowbird: North  America’s Brood Parasite. Chinese Birds 4:93-98.

Ribbens, Eric.  2013.  Jeffers Petroglyphs. Cactus and Succulent Journal 85:116-118.

Ribbens, Eric, Curtis, Linda W. 2013. The Wired Herbarium #15: Searching for Specimens. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 8(2), July 2013.

Ribbens, Eric. 2013. The first day. Journal of College Science Teaching 43: 12-13.

Rivers, J.W., M.A. Blundell, T.M. Loughin, B.D. Peer, and S.I. Rothstein. 2013. The exaggerated begging behaviour of an obligate avian brood parasite is shared with a nonparasitic close relative. Animal Behaviour 86:529-536.

Rivera, Karen D., Rebekah L. Haun, Cory A. Anderson, and  Susan P. Romano .  2013.  New distribution record for Fundulus diaphanous (LeSueur), family Fundulidae in Illinois.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science  (2013) Volume 106, p. 57.

Robinson, S. K., S. I. Rothstein, and B. D. Peer . 2013. Nest Parasitism. The Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd Edition (S. A. Levin, ed.).  Elsevier Press.

 

2012

Barden-Gabbei, L., M.F. Bonnan, and Kenneth W. McCravy (eds). 2012. Zoology 200 Introduction to Animal Biology Laboratory Manual. Hayden-McNeil, Plymouth MI. 302 pp.

Campbell, D.C., and Charles Lydeard. 2012. Molecular systematics of Fusconaia (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Ambleminae). American Malacological Bulletin 30:1-17.

Campbell, D.C., and Charles Lydeard. 2012. The genera of Pleurobemini (Bivalvia: Unionidae: Ambleminae). American Malacological Bulletin 30:19-38.

Dubina, K.M., and Brian D. Peer. Egg pecking and discrimination by female and male Brown-headed Cowbirds. In press in Journal of Ornithology.

Hunt, Catherine L.,  Nicholas Lennemann and Wendy Maury. Filovirus entry: a novelty in the viral fusion world.   Viruses 4:258-275.

Jaeckle, W., M. Kiefer, B. Childs, R.G. Harper, J.W. Rivers, and Brian D. Peer. 2012. Comparison of eggshell porosity and estimated gas flux between the Brown-headed Cowbird and two common hosts hosts. In press in Journal of Avian Biology.

Koch, B., R.C. Brooks, A. Oliver, D. Herzog, J.E. Garvey, R. Hrabik, R. Colombo, Q. Phelps, and Timothy Spier. 2012. Habitat selection and movement of naturally occurring Pallid Sturgeon in the Mississippi River. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141:112-120.

Liu, K.L., Andreas Porras-Alfaro, C.R. Kuske, S.A. Eichorst, and G. Xie. 2012. Accurate, rapid taxonomic classification of fungal large subunit rRNA genes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2011 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Majure, Lucas, and Eric Ribbens. 2012. Chromosome counts of Opuntia (Cactaceae), prickly pear cacti, in the Midwestern United States and environmental factors restricting the distribution of Opuntia fragilis. Haseltonia 17:58-65.

McCravy, Kenneth W. 2012. Terrestrial protostomes of Illinois. Pp. 61-82. In L. Barden-Gabbei, M.F. Bonnan and Kenneth W. McCravy (eds.), Zoology 200 Introduction to Animal Biology Laboratory Manual. Hayden-McNeil, Plymouth MI. 302 pp.

McCravy, Kenneth W. 2012. Soil invertebrate ecology. Pp. 289-302. In L. Barden-Gabbei, M.F. Bonnan and Kenneth W. McCravy (eds.), Zoology 200 Introduction to Animal Biology Laboratory Manual. Hayden-McNeil, Plymouth MI. 302 pp.

McCravy, Kenneth W., and S.N. Hessler. 2012. Abundance and web characteristics of Micrathena gracilis and Micrathena mitrata (Araneae: Araneidae) in west-central Illinois, USA. Journal of Arachnology 40: 215-217.

MusserRichard O., Sue Hum-Musser, Henry K. Lee, Brittany L. DesRochers, Spencer A. Williams, and Heiko Vogel. 2012. Caterpillar labial salivy alters tomato plant gene expression. Journal of Chemical Ecology.

Odenbach, K., M. Spilde, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, and A. Nyberg, 2012. Northup D. fungal communities associated with rock varnish in Black Canyon, NM: Casual inhabitants or essential partners? Geomicrobiology Journal 29:752-766.

Platt, Terry, and Eric Ribbens. 2012. A diet to die for: An exploration of oxidative phosphorylation. Published in The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection.

Ribbens, Eric, and Henry Fieldseth. 2012. Opuntia fragilis in Minnesota. Cactus and Succulent Society Journal 84:250-254.

Ribbens, Eric. 2012. Chapter 30: eating PCBs from Lake Ontario. In Science Stories: Using Case Studies to Teach Critical Thinking, by Herreid, C., Schiller N., Herreid, K. NSTA Press, pp. 261-266.

Ribbens, Eric. 2012. A review of Zookeys 209. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 7(2), July 2012.

Ribbens, Eric. 2012. The Wired Herbarium #13: Taxonomic Name Resolution Service 3.0. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 7(2), July 2012.

Ribbens, Eric. 2012. The Wired Herbarium #12: Two herbarium websites: PNU and FSU. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 7(1), January 2012.

Steen, D.A., J.P. Gibbs, K.A. Buhlmann, J.L. Carr, B.W. Compton, J.D. Congdon, J.S. Doody, J.C. Godwin, K.L. Holcomb, D.R. Jackson, F.J. Janzen, G. Johnson, M.T. Jones, James T. Lamer, T.A. Langen, M.V. Plummer, J.W. Rowe, R.A. Saumure, J.K. Tucker, and D.S. Wilson. 2012. Terrestrial habitat requirements of nesting freshwater turtles. Biological Conservation 150:121-128.

Suzuki, H., P.F. Dowd, E.T. Johnson, Sue M. Hum-Musser, and Richard O. Musser. 2012. Effects of elevated peroxidase levels and corn earworm feeding on gene expression in tomato. Journal of Chemical Ecology: In press.

Therrien, S.E., Jeannette A. Thomas, R.E. Therrien, and R. Stacey. 2012. Time of day and social change effects on underwater sound production by Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) at the Brookfield Zoo. Aquatic Mammals 38:65-75.

Vicente, E., Neves, Jeannette A. Thomas, J. and R. Hale. 2012. A Squirrel’s Tale. EUZoos-XXI; engaging the public in nature conservation.  Children’s Book. Lisbon, Portugal. 48 pp.

Wartzok, Douglas, Christine Erbe, Wayne M. Getz, and Jeanette Thomas. 2012. Marine mammal acoustics exposure analysis models used in U.S. Navy Environmental Impact Statements. In A.N. Popper and A. Hawkins, eds. In The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, pages 551-557. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, New York.

Weber, C.F., M.M. Balasch, Z. Gossage, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, and C.R. Kuske. 2012.Soil fungal cellobiohydrolase I Gene (cbhI) composition and expression in a Loblolly Pine plantation under conditions of elevated atmospheric CO2 and nitrogen fertilization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:3950-3957.

2011

Andress, A., and  Susan P. Romano . 2011. Propagule bank composition of proposed drawdown areas in Pool 18, Upper Mississippi River. Presented to the US Geological Survey and the US Army Corps of Engineers,  March 15 , 2011.

de la Paz Celorio-Mancera, Maria, Juliette Courtiade1, Alexander Muck, David G. Heckel, Richard O. Musser , and Heiko Vogel. 2011. Sialome of a generalist Lepidopteran herbivore: identification of transcripts and proteins from Helicoverpa armigera Labial Salivary Glands. PLoS ONE 6(10): e26676. Oct 27, 2010.

Dillon, Jr., R.T., A.R. Wethington, and Charles Lydeard. 2011. The evolution of reproductive isolation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite, the freshwater snail Physa. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:144.

Dolan, Chad R., Vance Polton, James T. Lamer, John K. Tucker, and Jeff R. Parmelee. 2011. Geographic distribution record: Lampropeltis triangulum. Herpetological Review 42(3):394.

Dolan, Chad R., Vance Polton, James T. Lamer, John K. Tucker, and Jeff R. Parmelee. 2011. Geographic distribution record: Graptemys ouachitensis. Herpetological Review 42(3):388-389.

Gabriela Munoz, G., K. Karamanlidis, P. Dendrinos. and Jeanette A. Thomas. 2011. Aerial vocalizations by wild and rehabilitating Mediterranean Monk Seals (Monachus monachus) in Greece. Aquatic Mammals special issue on monk seals. 37(3):262-279.

Grovenburg, T.W., C. C. Swanson, Christopher N. Jacques, C.S. DePerno, R.W. Klaver, and J.A. Jenks. 2011. Female white-tailed deer survival across ecoregions in Minnesota and South Dakota. American Midland Naturalist 165:426-435.

Grovenburg, T.W., Christopher N. Jacques, J.A. Jenks, R.W. Klaver, C.S. DePerno, T.J. Brinkman, and C.C. Swanson. 2011. Influence of landscape characteristics on migration strategies of white-tailed deer. Journal of Mammalogy 92:534-543.

Grovenburg, T.W., Christopher N. Jacques, R.W. Klaver, and J.A. Jenks. 2011. Drought effect on selection of Conservation Reserve Program grasslands by white-tailed deer on the Northern Great Plains. American Midland Naturalist 166:147-162.

Hunt, C.L. , Brindley, M.A., Kondratowicz, A., Bowman, J., Kolokoltsov, A.A., Davey, R.A., Quinn, K., Weller, M., Sinn, P., McCray, P.A., Chiorini, J.A., and Maury, W. Tyrosine kinase receptor Axl enhances entry of  Zaire ebolavirus  without direct interactions with the viral glycoprotein.   Virology. 415(2):83-94.

Johnson, E.T., P.F. Dowd, Z.L. Liu, and Richard O. Musser. 2011. Comparative transcription profiling analyses of maize reveals candidate defensive genes for seedling resistance against corn earworm. Molecular Genetics & Genomics 285(6):517-25.

Kondratowicz, A., Sinn, P.L., Davey, R.A.,  Hunt, C.L. , Lennemann, N.J., Moller-Tank, S.,Meyerholz, D., Rennert, P.D., Mullins, R., Brindley, M., Sandersfeld, L.M., Quinn, K., Weller, M., McCray, Jr., P.B., Chiorini, J.A., and Maury, W. T-cell immunoglobulin and mucin domain protein 1 (TIM-1) is a receptor for  Zaire ebolavirus  and  Lake Victoria marburgvirus . Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 108(20):8426-31.

Loeding, E., Jeanette A. Thomas, D. Bernier, and R. Santymire. 2011. Using fecal hormonal and behavioral analysis to evaluate the Introduction of two Sable Antelope at Lincoln Park Zoo. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 14:220-246.

Lundberg, Mary A. Kang, Hosun, Wolter, Bjørn, delMas, Robert, Armstrong, Norris, Borsari, Bruno, Boury, Nancy, Brickman, Peggy, Hamman, Kristi, Heinz, Cheryl, Horvath, Thomas, Knabb, Maureen, Platt, Terry, Rice, Nancy, Rogers, Bill, Sharp, Joan, Eric Ribbens, Maier, Kimberly S., Deschryver, Mike, Bagley, Rodney, Goulet, Tamar, Herreid, Clyde F. 2011. Context matters: Increasing understanding with interactive clicker case studies . Education Tech Research Development (2011):645-671.

McCravy, Kenneth W., and J.G. Lundgren. 2011. Carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Midwestern United States: a review and synthesis of recent research. Terrestrial  Arthropod Reviews 4:63-94.

McCravy, Kenneth W., and K.A. Baxa. 2011. Diversity, seasonal activity and habitat associations of robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae) in west-central Illinois. American Midland Naturalist 166:85-97.

Peer, Brian D. 2011. Invasion of the Emperor’s Grackle. Ardeola 58:405-409.

Peer, Brian D., M.J. Kuehn, S.I. Rothstein, and R.C. Fleischer. 2011. Persistence of host defence behaviour in the absence of brood parasitism. Biology Letters.

Peer, Brian D., C.E. McIntosh, M.J. Kuehn, S.I. Rothstein, and R.C. Fleischer. 2011. Complex biogeographic history of shrikes and its implications for the evolution of defenses against avian brood parasitism. Condor 113:385-394.

Porras-Alfaro, Andrea, and P. Bayman. 2011. Hidden fungi, emergent properties: endophytes and microbiomes. Annual Review of Phytopathology 49:291-315

Porras-Alfaro, Andrea, J. Herrera, D.O. Natvig, K. Lipinski, and R.L. Sinsabaugh. 2011. Diversity and distribution of soil fungal communities in a semiarid grassland. Mycologia 103:10-21.

Ribbens, Eric. 2011. Mutualism: a textbook case. Published in The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection.

Ribbens, Eric, and Alan Franck. 2011. The Wired Herbarium #11: Incorporating digital images. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 6(2), July 2011.

Ribbens, Eric, and Isaac Park. 2011. The Wired Herbarium #10: Phenological data. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 6(1), January 2011.

Strong, E.E., D.J. Colgan, J.M. Healy, Charles Lydeard, W.F. Ponder, and M. Glaubrecht. 2011. Phylogeny of the gastropod superfamily Cerithioidea using morphology and molecules. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162:43-89.

Willand, J.E., B.R. Wodika, J. Palmer, S.E. Jenkins, and Kenneth W. McCravy.  2011.  Diversity of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in relation to habitat type in west-central Illinois.  American Midland Naturalist 166: 266-282.

2010

Atterberry-Jones, M., and Brian D. Peer . 2010. Cooperative breeding by Red-headed Woodpeckers. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:160-162.

Feger, B. and Timothy Spier. 2010. Evaluation of artificial PVC pipe structures as fish habitat in Spring Lake, Western Illinois, USA. Lakes and Rivers: Research and Management 15:335-340.

Grovenburg, T.W., C.C. Swanson, Christopher N. Jacques, R.W. Klaver, T.J. Brinkman, C.S. DePerno, and J.A. Jenks. 2010. Survival of white-tailed deer neonates in Minnesota and South Dakota. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:213-220.

Grovenburg, T.W., Christopher N. Jacques, R.W. Klaver, and J.A. Jenks. 2010. Bed site selection by neonate white-tailed deer in grassland habitats on the northern Great Plains. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1250-1256.

Grovenburg, T.W., Christopher N. Jacques, C.C. Swanson, R.W. Klaver, and J.A. Jenks. 2010. Use of late season standing corn by female white-tailed deer in the northern Great Plains during a mild winter. The Prairie Naturalist 42:8-18.

Herrera, J., H.H. Khidir, D.M. Eudy, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, D.O. Natvig, and R.L. Sinsabaugh. 2010. Variation in root-associated fungal endophytes: some taxonomic consistency at a transcontinental scale. Mycologia 102:1012-1023.

Holznagel, W.E., D.J. Colgan, and Charles Lydeard. 2010. Pulmonate phylogeny based on 28S rRNA gene sequences: a framework for discussing habitat transitions and character transformations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57:1017-1025.

Hunt, Catherine L., Andrey A. Kolokoltsov, Robert A. Davey and Wendy Maury. The Tyro3 receptor kinase Axl enhances macropinocytosis of Zaire ebolavirus.  J. Virol. 85(1):334-47.

Jacques, Christopher N., and J.A. Jenks. 2010. Anti-predatory defense of neonatal pronghorn,
Antilocapra americana, by yearling male pronghorn in southwestern South Dakota. Western North American Naturalist 70:570-572.

Jacques, Christopher N., T.R. Van Deelen, W.H. Hall, Jr., K.J. Martin, and K.C. VerCauteren. 2010. Evaluating how hunters see and react to telemetry collars on white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:221-231.

Jacques, Christopher N., T.W. Grovenburg, and J.A. Jenks. 2010. The Prairie Naturalist manuscript submission guidelines. The Prairie Naturalist 41:69-88.

Kartawich, L.M., and Kenneth W. McCravy. 2010. A survey of the robber flies (Diptera: Asilidae) of Ira and Reatha T. Post Wildlife Sanctuary, McDonough County, Illinois USA. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103: 31-38.

Khidir, H.K., D.M. Eudy, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, J. Herrera, D.O. Natvig, and R.L. Sinsabaugh. 2010. A general suite of fungal endophytes dominate the roots of two dominant grasses in a semiarid grassland. Journal of Arid Environments 74:35-42.

Lamer, James T., Chad R. Dolan, Jessica L. Petersen, John H. Chick, and John M. Epifanio. 2010. Introgressive hybridization between the bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis) and silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:1452-1461. http://afsjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1577/M10-053.

McCravy, Kenneth W., and J.E. Willand. 2010. Habitat associations of macro-staphylinids (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) at Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, Hancock County, Illinois. Great Lakes Entomologist 43: 11-19.

Moore, Megan; Susan Romano , and Thad Cook. 2010. Synthesis of Upper Mississippi River system submersed and emergent aquatic vegetation: past, present, and future. Hydrobiologia 640:103-114 (February, 2010).

Nowak, J.T., C. Asaro, C.J. Fettig, and Kenneth W. McCravy. 2010. Nantucket pine tip moth. USDA Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet 70, 8 pp.

Peer, Brian D. 2010. Conspecific brood parasitism by the Dickcissel. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:186-188.

Peer, Brian D., and S.I. Rothstein. 2010. Phenotypic plasticity in Common Grackles in response to repeated brood parasitism. Auk 127:293-299.

Peer, Brian D., S.I. Rothstein, and R.A. McCleery. 2010. Intraclutch variation in egg appearance constrains rejection of Brown-headed Cowbird eggs in Common Grackles. Auk 127:759-764.

Ribbens, Eric. 2010. Eating PCBs from Lake Ontario: A clicker case on science and the media. Published in The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection.

Ribbens, Eric. 2010. Chemical Eric: a clicker case about the complexity of hormonal control. Published in The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection.

Ribbens, Eric. 2010. Opuntia fragilis na Srodkowyn Zachodzie Ameriky Polnocnej. Kaktusy 6:124-131.

Ribbens, Eric, Barbara A. Anderson, and Jeremy Fant. 2010. Opuntia fragilis (Nuttall) Haworth in Illinois: pad dynamics and sexual reproduction. Haseltonia 16:67-78.

Ribbens, Eric, Brandon Caley, and Camila Sharkey. 2010. Can cactus and cows coexist? Opuntia fragilis in Wisconsin. Cactus and Succulent Journal 82:19-24.

Ribbens, Eric. 2010. The Wired Herbarium #9: vPLANTS. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 5(2), July 2010.

Ribbens, Eric. 2010. The Wired Herbarium #8:The Pacific Northwest consortium website. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators) 5(1), January 2010.

Rodriguez-Saona, Cesar, Richard O. Musser, Heiko Vogel, Sue M. Hum-Musser, and Jennifer S. Thaler. 2010. Molecular, biochemical, and organismal analyses of tomato plants simultaneously attacked by herbivores from two feeding guilds. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36(10):1043-10578.

Romano, S.P. and B. Ickes (Eds).  2010.  Upper Mississippi River Research Synthesis:  Forty Years of Ecological Research.  Hydrobiologia Volume 640.  

Romano, Susan P. 2010. Our current understanding of the Upper Mississippi River System floodplain forest. Hydrobiologia (2010) 640:115-124.

Tobias, Terri L., and James T. Lamer. 2010. Distributional note: Aspidoscelis sexlineata. Herpetological Review 41(2):243.

Van Deelen, T.R., B.J. Dhuey, Christopher N. Jacques, R.E. Rolley, and D.K. Warnke. 2010. Effects of special antlerless-only seasons on Wisconsin’s deer harvests. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1693-1700.

2009

Brown, K.M., and Charles Lydeard . 2009. Mollusca: Gastropoda. In: Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates (Thorp & Covich, eds). Elsevier Inc.

Dudzinski, K., Jeanette A. Thomas, and J. Gregg. 2009. Communication in Marine Mammals. in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Perrin, W., Würsig, B. and Thiesselwait, Ed. Academic Press. 2nd Edition. Pp. 260-269.

Grovenburg, T.W., J.A. Jenks, R.W. Klaver, C.C. Swanson, Christopher N. Jacques, and D. Todey. 2009. Seasonal movements and home ranges of white-tailed deer in north-central South Dakota. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87:876-885.

Grovenburg, T.W., J.A. Jenks, Christopher N. Jacques, R.W. Klaver, and C.C. Swanson. 2009. Aggressive defensive behavior by free-ranging white-tailed deer. Journal of Mammalogy 90:1218-1223.

Jacques, Christopher N., J.A. Jenks, and R.W. Klaver. 2009. Seasonal movements and home range use by female pronghorns in sagebrush-steppe communities of western South Dakota. Journal of Mammalogy 90:433-441.

Jacques, Christopher N., J.A. Jenks, C.S. DePerno, J.D. Sievers, T.W. Grovenburg, T.J. Brinkman, C.C. Swanson, and B.A. Stillings. 2009. Evaluating ungulate mortality associated with helicopter net gun captures in the northern Great Plains. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:1282-1291.

Lamer, James T., Chad R. Dolan, and John K. Tucker. 2009. Turtles in Illinois. Outdoor Illinois magazine.  In press.

McCravy, Kenneth W., K.A. Baxa, and H. Raney. 2009. New state records for Psilonyx annulatus and Ommatius gemma (Diptera: Asilidae) in Illinois, U. S. A. Entomological News 120: 442-444.

McCravy, Kenneth W., J.J. Bara, S.N. Hessler, L.K. Luxmore, K. S. Stinebaker, and S.E. Jenkins. 2009. Abundance and diversity of thread-waisted wasps (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Sphecinae) at Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, Hancock County, Illinois USA. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 102: 107-115.

McCreery, L., and Jeanette A. Thomas. 2009. Acoustic analysis of underwater vocalizations of Crabeater Seals (Lobodon carcinophagus): not so monotonous. Aquatic Mammals 35.4.

Quinn, Kathrina, Melinda A. Brindley, Melodie L. Weller, Nikola Kaludov, Andrew Kondratowicz,  Catherine L. Hunt , Patrick L. Sinn, Paul B. McCray, Jr., Colleen S. Stein, Beverly L. Davidson, Ramon Flick, Robert Mandell, William Staplin, Wendy Maury and John A Chiorini. Rho GTPases modulate entry of Ebola virus and vesicular stomatitis virus pseudotyped vectors. J.  Virol. 83(19):10176-86.

Ribbens, Eric. 2009. The Wired Herbarium #7: The Index Herbariorum. In the Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators), July 2009.

Ribbens, Eric. 2009. A midwest cactus hunt. In The Vasculum (newletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators), July 2009.

Ribbens, Eric. 2009. Opuntia fragilis webpage: Joe Shaw’s Opuntiads Webpages. http://opuntiads.com/html/opuntia-fragilis.html

Ribbens, Eric, and Veronica Flores L. 2009. Opuntia fragilis in Iowa. Cactus and Succulent Journal 81:9-13,40.

Ribbens, Eric, and Robert H. Grant. 2009. The coelacanth: a strange fish. A clicker case. Published in The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science Case Study Collection.

Ribbens, Eric, and Barbara Thiers. 2009. The Wired Herbarium #7: Index Herbariorum. In The Vasculum (newletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators), July 2009.

Ribbens, Eric, and Curtis Hanson. 2009. The Wired Herbarium #6: Herbarium Webpages: The LSU Herbarium. In The Vasculum (newsletter of the Society for Herbarium Curators), January 2009.

Romano, Susan P., S.G. Baer, J.J. Zaczek, and K. Williard. 2009. Site modeling methods for detecting hydrologic alteration of flood frequency and flood duration in the floodplain below the Carlyle Dam, Lower Kaskaskia River, Illinois, USA. River Research and Applications 25: 975-984.

Romano, S.P. and C. Kerofsky.  2009.  The Wetlands Initiative Boltonia decurrens Survey, Hennepin & Hopper Lakes, Sue & Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge, near Hennepin, Illinois. November 24, 2009.  

Sealy, S.G., Brian D. Peer, and D. Strickland. 2009. Gray Jays accept Brown-headed Cowbird eggs. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:174-177.

Thomas, Jeanette A., and J. Terhune. 2009. Species account of the Ross Seal (Ommatophoca rossii). in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. 2nd Edition. Academic Press. Pp. 988-990.

Thomas, Jeanette A. , and T. Rogers. 2009. Species account of the Weddell seal (Leptonychotes weddellii). in Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press. 2nd Edition. Pp. 1217-1220.

2008

Barden-Gabbei, Laura M. , and Richard V. Anderson . 2008. Biological World: A Laboratory Manual for Biology 101. 2nd edition. Eden Prairie, MN: Cache House, Inc.

Campbell, D.C., P.D. Johnson, J.D. Williams, A.K. Rindsberg, K.K. Small, J.M. Serb, and Charles Lydeard . 2008. Identification of “extinct” freshwater mussel species using DNA barcoding. Molecular Ecology Resources 8:711-724.

Collins, S., R.L. Sinsabaugh, C. Crenshaw, L. Green, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, M. Stursova, and L. Zeglin. 2008. Pulse dynamics and microbial processes in aridland ecosystems. Journal of Ecology 96:413-420.

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