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Recent Faculty Publications

Brian Linkhart

Linkhart, B.D., J.W. Fox, and S.W. Yanco. 2016. Migration timing and routes, and wintering areas of Flammulated Owls. Journal of Field Ornithology 87(1):42-54.

Yanco, S. W.*, and B. D. Linkhart.  (Accepted with minor revision).  Habitat selection by Flammulated Owls in a post-fire landscape.  Studies of Western Birds.

Linkhart, B. D., and A. McCallum.  2013.  Flammulated Owl (Otus flammeolus).  In The Birds of North America, no. 93 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.).  Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, D.C.  (2nd Edition) 

Fylling, M. A., J. D. Carlisle, A. B. Cilimburg, J. A. Blakesley, B. D. Linkhart, and D. H. Holt.  2010.  Flammulated Owl Survey Protocol.  Partners in Flight—Western Working Group.  9 pp.


Shane Heschel 

Heschel, M.S., K. Dalton, M. Jamason, A. D'Agnese, and L.G. Ruane. 2017. Drought Response Strategies of Clarika gracilis (Onagraceae) Populations from Serpentine and Nonserpentine Soils. International Journal of Plant Sciences 178: 313-319.

Maruyama, C., Z. Goepfert, K. Squires, T. Maclay, Q. Teal-Sullivan, and M.S. Heschel. 2016. Effects of population site and maternal drought on establishment physiology in Impatiens capensis MEERB. (Balsaminaceae). Rhodora 118: 32-45.

Craine, E.B., A. Evankow, K.B. Wolfson, K. Dalton, H. Swedlund, C. Bowen, and M.S. Heschel. 2016. Physiological response of Tamarix ramosissima (Tamaricaceae) to a biological control agent. Western North American Naturalist 76: 339-351.

Behrman, E.L., S.S. Watson, K.R. O'Brien, M.S. Heschel, and P.S. Schmidt. 2015. Seasonal variation in life history traits in two Drosophila species. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(9): 1691-1704.

Heschel, M.S., A. Evankow, K.B. Wolfson, J.E. Carlson, and K.E. Holsinger. 2014. Drought response diversification in African Protea species. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 442-449.

Bibee, K., K. Shishido, R.P. Hathaway, and M.S. Heschel. 2011. Population differentiation of Impatiens capensis (Balsaminaceae) at the range limit. International Journal of Plant Sciences 172: 211-219.


Jim Ebersole

*indicates undergraduate

*Webster, L. and J. J. Ebersole. (In revision) Maasai perceptions of dogs in northern Tanzania.  Society and Animals. 

*Kehlenbeck, M. A. and J. J. Ebersole. (In review) Influences, perceptions, and understandings of wildlife conservation in Oltukai village, northern Tanzania.

*Johnson, J. E. and J. J. Ebersole. 2017. Response of Acacia tortilis to elephant browsing in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania: possible above-ground compensation?  Journal of Young Investigators 32: 1-6.

*Hägerling, H., G. and J. J. Ebersole. 2017. Roads as travel corridors for mammals and ground birds in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.  African Journal of Ecology 55: 701-704.

Walker, D. A., and 35 others including JJE. 2016. The Alaska Arctic Vegetation Archive (AVA-AK). Phytocoenologia. Published online August 2016.

*Davis, B. R. and J. J. Ebersole. 2015. Impala (Aepyceros melampus) associate with olive baboons (Papio anubis) for feeding and security in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 54: 238–241 

*Greenler, S. M. and J. J. Ebersole. 2015. Bird communities in tropical agroforesty ecosystems: an under-appreciated conservation resource. Agroforesty Systems 89: 691-704.  

*Sides, C. B., B. J. Enquist, J. J. Ebersole, M. N. Smith, A. N. Henderson, L. L. Sloat. 2014. Revisiting Darwin's hypothesis: does greater intraspecific variability increase species' ecological breadth? American Journal of Botany 101: 56-62.


Emilie Gray

Heinrich, E.C., E.M. Gray, A. Ossher, S. Meigher*, F. Grun and T.J. Bradley, 2017. Aerobic function in mitochondria persists beyond death by heat stress in insects. Journal of Thermal Biology 69: 267-274.

Gray, E.M., 2013. Thermal acclimation in a complex life cycle: the effects of larval and adult thermal conditions on metabolic rate and heat resistance in Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Insect Physiology 59: 1001-1007.

Vorhees, A.S., E.M. Gray and T.J. Bradley, 2013. Thermal resistance and performance correlate with climate in populations of a widespread mosquito. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86(1): 73-81.

Fouet, C., E.M. Gray, N.J. Besansky and C. Costantini, 2012. Adaptation to aridity in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae: Chromosomal inversion polymorphism and body size influence resistance to desiccation. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34841.

Gray, E.M., K.A.C. Rocca*, C. Costantini and N.J. Besansky, 2009. Inversion 2La is associated with enhanced desiccation resistance in Anopheles gambiae. Malaria Journal 8: 215.


Mark Wilson

Wilson, M., Zhao, K., Hampson, H., Frank, G., Romoleroux, K., Jiménez, M., Tobar, F., Larsen, B. & Peréz, A.J. 2018. A new species of Pleurothallis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) in subsection Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae with a unique, highly reduced, morphologically distinct labellum. Lanklesteriana 18(3): 217-230.

Diaz Hernández, A.G., Ocupa Horna, L.A., Yupanqui Godo, L.E. and Wilson, M. 2018. A new species of Andinia (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae) from Huánuco, Peru, and the first Peruvian locality for Andinia schizopogonPhytotaxa 361(2): 222-232. 

Wilson, M. 2018. Pleurothallis gracilicolumna (Orchidaceae, Pleurothallidinae), a new species from Colombia related to P. talpinaria, P. trimeroglossa and P. jostii. Orquideología 35(1): 31-51.

Wilson, M., Jimenez, M.M., Jost, L., Kay, A., Frank, G., and Baquero R., L.E. 2018. A new species of Pleurothallis (Pleurothallidinae, Orchidaceae) from northwestern Ecuador with affinities to both subgenus Ancipitia and Scopula. Phytotaxa 343(3): 249-258. 

Wilson, M., Vieira-Uribe, S., Aguirre, G., Posada, J.F., and Dupree, K. 2017. Two new species of Pleurothallis (Pleurothallidinae; Orchidaceae) in subgenus Ancipitia from Colombia. Orquideología 34: 34-51.

Wilson, M., Baquero R., L., Driessen, W., Dupree, K., Gil, K., Portilla, J. and Salas Guerrero, M. 2017. A clarification of the distinction between Pleurothallis talpinaria and Pleurothallis trimeroglossa (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) and an allied new species from Ecuador. Lankesteriana 17(2): 133-151.

Wilson, M., Dupree, K., Driessen, W., Larsen, B.T., Löckher, A., Niessen, A., Portilla, J., Salas Guerrero, M., Suarez, M.A., and Tobar Suárez, F. 2017. A clarification of the taxonomy of Pleurothallis crocodiliceps Rchb.f. (Pleurothallidinae; Orchidaceae) and four new species of Pleurothallis in subgenus Ancipitia. Lankesteriana 17(2): 165-191. 

Wilson, M., Dupree, K., Garcia Lopera. D., Haelterman, D., Kay, A., Mesa Londoño, C., Niessen, A., Pinnix, W., Portilla, J. and Werner, J. 2017. A new species of Pleurothallis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Valle del Cauca, Colombia and a note on the relationship between subsections Macrophyllae-Racemosae and Antenniferae. Lankesteriana 17(2): 119-131.

Wilson, M., Frank, G.S., Jost, L., Pridgeon, A., Vieira-Uribe, S., and Karremans, A. 2017. Phylogenetic analysis of Andinia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) and a systematic recircumscription of the genus. Phytotaxa 295(2): 101-131. 

Wilson, M., Baquero, L., Dupree, K., Jimenez, M., LeBlanc, C., Merino, G., Portilla, J., Salas Guerrero, M., Tobar Suarez, F. and Werner, J. 2016. Three new species of Pleurothallis (Pleurothallidinae; Orchidaceae) in subsection Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae from northern South America. Lankesteriana 16(3): 349-366.