Publications

2018

Ctenomys dorsalis, redescribed from specimens at FMNH (subject of Londoño-Gaviria et al., 2018)

Londoño-Gaviria, M., P. Teta, S. Ríos & B.D. Patterson. 2018. Redescription and phylogenetic position of Ctenomys dorsalis Thomas 1900, an enigmatic tuco-tuco (Rodentia, Ctenomyidae) from the Paraguayan Chaco. Mammalia DOI

Demos, T.C., P.W. Webala. M. Bartonjo & B.D. Patterson. 2018. Hidden diversity of African yellow house bats (Vespertilionidae, Scotophilus): insights from multilocus phylogenetics and lineage delimitation. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 6(86). DOI open access

Patterson, B.D., P.W. Webala, M. Bartonjo, J. Nziza, C.W. Dick & T.C. Demos. 2018. On the taxonomic status and distribution of African species of Otomops (Chiroptera: Molossidae). PeerJ 6: e4864 DOI open access

Feijó, A., B.D. Patterson & P. Cordeiro Estrela. 2018. Taxonomic revision of the long-nosed armadillos, Genus Dasypus Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia, Cingulata). PLoS One 13(4): e0195084. DOI open access

Tucker, M.A. et al. (numerous authors including BDP). 2018. Moving in the Anthropocene: global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science 359(6374): 466–469. DOI

Maestri, R., L.R. Monteiro, R. Fornel, T.R.O. Freitas & B.D. Patterson. 2018. Geometric morphometrics meets metacommunity ecology: environment and lineage distribution affects spatial variation in shape. Ecography 41(1): 90–100. DOI

2017

Wechuli, D., P.W. Webala, B.D. Patterson & R. Ochieng. 2017. Bat species diversity and distribution in a disturbed regime at the Lake Bogoria National Reserve, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 55(4): 465–476. DOI

Gutiérrez, E.E., K.M. Helgen, M.M. McDonough, F. Bauer, M.T.R. Hawkins, L.A. Escobedo-Morales, B.D. Patterson & J.E. Maldonado. 2017. A gene-tree test of the traditional, morphology-based taxonomy of deer of the Americas: the importance of voucher specimens, geographic data, and dense sampling. ZooKeys 697: 87–131. DOI open access

Patterson, B.D. 2017. Foreword to the English edition. Pp. 13–14 in A field guide to the mammals of Ecuador (D.G. Tirira, author). Murcielago Blanco Publishing House, Quito. pdf

Maestri, R., L.R. Monteiro, R. Fornel, T.R.O. Freitas & B.D. Patterson. 2017. Shape analysis in a metacommunity context. Ecography. blogpost

Jayat, J.P., G. D’Elía, R. Torres, S.E. Pacheco, P.E. Ortiz, J. Salazar-Bravo & B.D. Patterson. 2017. The integration of morphological, ecological, and genetic evidence suggests that the genus Andinomys (Rodentia, Cricetidae) is monospecific. Journal of Mammalogy 98(1): 1060–1077. DOI

de la Sancha, N.U., S. Boyle & B.D. Patterson. 2017. Getting back to the basics: Museum collections and satellite imagery are critical to analyzing species diversity. Bioscience 67(5): 405–406. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2017. Hershkovitz, Philip. Chapter 225: 1–2 in International Encyclopedia of Primatology (A. Fuentes, ed.), Wiley-Blackwell. DOI

DeSantis, L.R.G. & B.D. Patterson. 2017. Dietary behavior of man-eating lions as revealed by dental microwear textures. Scientific Reports 7: 904. DOI open access

Fabre, P.-H., N.S. Upham, L. Emmons, F. Justy, Y. Leite, C. Loss, L. Orlando, M-k. Tilak, B.D. Patterson, & E.J.P. Douzery. 2017. Mitogenomic phylogeny, diversification, and biogeography of South American spiny rats. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34(3): 613–633. DOI

Maestri, R., L.R. Monteiro, R. Fornel, N.S. Upham, B.D. Patterson & T.R.O. Freitas. 2017. The ecology of a continental evolutionary radiation: Is the radiation of sigmodontine rodents adaptive? Evolution 71(3): 610–632. DOI

Teta, P., C. Cañón, B.D. Patterson & U.F.J. Pardiñas. 2017. Phylogeny of the tribe Abrotrichini (Cricetidae, Sigmodontinae): integrating morphological and molecular evidence into a new classification. Cladistics 33: 153–182. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2017. The value of specimens: The Tsavo lions. In the Field 88(1): 9–10. pdf

A red brocket deer photographed by Arthur Grosset (subject of Gutiérrez et al. 2017)

2016

Ceríaco LM, Gutiérrez E.E., Dubois A & 490 signatories (including BDP). 2016. Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa 4196 (3): 435–445. DOI

Cook, J.A. et al. (numerous co-authors including BDP). 2016. Transformational principles for NEON sampling of mammalian parasites and pathogens: A response to Springer and colleagues. BioScience 66: 917-919. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2016. Family Heterocephalidae (naked mole-rats). Pp. 342–351 in Handbook of Mammals of the World, Vol. 6. Rodents and Lagomorphs (D.E. Wilson, T.E. Lacher & R.A. Mittermeier, eds.). Lynx Editions, Barcelona, 987 pp. order volume

Maestri, R., B.D. Patterson, R. Fornel, L.R. Monteiro & T.R.O. Freitas. 2016. Diet, bite force, and skull morphology in the generalist rodent morphotype. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29: 2191–2204. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & R.W. Norris. 2016. Towards a uniform nomenclature for ground squirrels: the status of the Holarctic chipmunks. Mammalia 80(3): 241–251. DOI open access

Patterson, B.D. 2016. Mammals everywhere. Pp. 424–429 in Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 2 (R. M. Kliman, ed.). Academic Press, Oxford. DOI. order volume

Maestri, R. & B.D. Patterson. 2016. Patterns of species richness and turnover for the South American rodent fauna. PLoS One 11(3): e0151895. DOI open access

Patterson, B.D. 2016. Prologue. Pp. i–ii in Clave de identificación de los murciélagos de Sudamérica / Chave dos morçegos da América do Sul (M.M. Díaz, S. Solari, L.F. Aguirre, L. Aguiar & R.M. Barquez). PCMA (Programa de Conservación de los Murciélagos de Argentina), Buenos Aires, Argentina. pdf

Lutz, H.L., B.D. Patterson, J.C. Kerbis, W.T. Stanley, P.W. Webala, T.P. Gnoske, S.J. Hackett & M.J. Stanhope. 2016. Diverse sampling of East African haemosporidians reveals chiropteran origin of malaria parasites in primates and rodents. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 99: 7–15. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2016. Dr. Bill Stanley: A tribute. In the Field 87(1): 8. pdf

2015

Upham, N.S. & B.D. Patterson. 2015. Evolution of the caviomorph rodents: a complete phylogeny and timetree of living genera. Pp. 63–120 In: Biology of caviomorph rodents: diversity and evolution (A. I. Vassallo & D. Antenucci, eds.). SAREM Series A, Buenos Aires. abstract

D’Elia, G., P. Teta, N.S. Upham, U.F.J. Pardiñas & B.D. Patterson. 2015. Description of a new soft-haired mouse, genus Abrothrix (Sigmodontinae), from the temperate Valdivian rainforest. Journal of Mammalogy 96(4): 839–853. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2015. Family Caenolestidae (shrew-opossums), Pp. 188–197 in: Handbook of Mammals of the World, Vol. 5. Monotremes and Marsupials (D.E. Wilson and R.A. Mittermeier, eds.). Lynx Editions, Barcelona. order here

Gutiérrez, E.E., J.E. Madonado, A. Radosavljevic, J. Molinari, B.D. Patterson, J.M. Martínez-C., A.R. Rutter, M.T.R. Hawkins, F.J. Garcia & K.M. Helgen. 2015. The taxonomic status of Mazama bricenii and the significance of the Táchira Depression for mammalian endemism in the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela. PLoS One 10(6): e0129113. open access

Patterson, B.D., M.F. Smith & P. Teta. 2015. Genus Abrothrix Waterhouse, 1837, Pp. 109–126 in Mammals of South America, Vol. 2: Rodents (J.L. Patton, U.F.J. Pardiñas & G. D’Elía, eds.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago. link to book

Dittmar, K., S.F. Morse, C.W. Dick & B.D. Patterson. 2015. Bat fly evolution from the Eocene to the present (Hippoboscoidea, Streblidae and Nycteribiidae), Pp. 246–264 in Parasite Diversity and Diversification: Evolutionary Ecology Meets Phylogenetics (S. Morand, B. Krasnov & T. Littlewood, eds). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. DOI

Dreiss, L.M., K.R. Burgio, L.M. Cisneros, B.T. Klingbeil, B.D. Patterson, S.J. Presley & M. R. Willig. 2015. Taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic dimensions of rodent biodiversity along an extensive tropical elevational gradient. Ecography 38: 876–888. DOI

The newly published SAREM volume edited by Aldo Vassallo and Daniel Antenucci

2014

Ramírez Chaves, H.E., A.F. Suárez Castro & B.D. Patterson. 2014. Re-examining the hypothesis of allopatric distribution of Myoprocta acouchy and M. pratti (Dasyproctidae) in South America. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 54(31): 447–456. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & N.S. Upham. 2014. A newly recognized family from the Horn of Africa, the Heterocephalidae (Rodentia: Ctenohystrica). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172 (4): 942–963. DOI

Ramírez Chaves, H.E., H.L. Arango Guerra & B.D. Patterson*. 2014. Mustela africana (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Mammalian Species 46(917): 110–115. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & C. Lopez W. 2014. Mamíferos, Pp. 154–167 in: Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto (N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J.A. Markel, M. Johnston, E.R. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D.F. Stotz & S. Heilpern, eds.). Rapid Biological and Social Inventories No. 26. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 544 pp. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & C. Lopez W. 2014. Mammals, Pp. 344–356 in: Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto (N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J.A. Markel, M. Johnston, E.R. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D.F. Stotz & S. Heilpern, eds.). Rapid Biological and Social Inventories No. 26. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 544 pp. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & C. Lopez W. 2014. Apéndice 11 / Appendix 11, Pp. 504–517 in: Perú: Cordillera Escalera-Loreto (N. Pitman, C. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira, J.A. Markel, M. Johnston, E.R. Ruelas Inzunza, A. Lancha Pizango, G. Sarmiento Valenzuela, P. Álvarez-Loayza, J. Homan, T. Wachter, Á. del Campo, D.F. Stotz & S. Heilpern, eds.). Rapid Biological and Social Inventories No. 26. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 544 pp. DOI (download all 3 sections of the Escalera report plus plates and Literature Cited)

Ramírez-Chaves, H.E. & B.D. Patterson*. 2014. Mustela felipei (Carnivora, Mustelidae). Mammalian Species 46(906): 11-15. DOI

Patterson, B.D. & N.S. Upham. 2014. A study in contrasts: two extensive Neotropical radiations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2(44): 1-2. open access

Velazco., P.M. & B.D. Patterson. 2014. Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats, Genus Sturnira Gray, 1842 (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) from Costa Rica, Panama and western Ecuador. ZooKeys 402: 43–66. open access

Cisneros, L.M., K.R. Burgio, L.M. Dreiss, B.T. Klingbeil, B.D. Patterson, S.J. Presley & M.R. Willig. 2014. Multiple dimensions of bat biodiversity along an extensive tropical elevational gradient. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 1124–1136. DOI

2013

Ojala-Barbour, R., C.M. Pinto, J. Brito M., L. Albuja V., T.E. Lee, Jr. & B.D. Patterson. 2013. A new species of shrew-opossum (Caenolestidae, Paucituberculata) with a phylogeny of extant caenolestids. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 967–982 + cover. DOI

Upham, N.S., R. Ojala-Barbour, J. Brito, P.M. Velazco & B.D. Patterson›*››. 2013. Transitions between Andean and Amazonian centers of endemism in the radiation of some arboreal rodents. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 191. *corresponding author. open access

Velazco, P.M. & B.D. Patterson*. 2013. Diversification of the Yellow-shouldered bats, Genus Sturnira (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in the New World tropics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 683–698. DOI *corresponding author

Dubach, J.M., M.B. Briggs, P.A. White, B.A. Ament & B.D. Patterson*. 2013. Genetic perspectives on "Lion Conservation Units" in Eastern and Southern Africa. Conservation Genetics 14: 741–755. DOI *corresponding author

Patterson, B. D. 2013. What's in a name? (Re)naming the lions of Africa. In the Field 84(2):9. pdf

Packer, C. et al. (numerous co-authors including BDP). 2013. Conserving large carnivores: Dollars and fence. Ecology Letters 16: 635–641. DOI

Morse, S.F., S.E, Bush, B.D. Patterson, C.W. Dick, M.E. Gruwell & K. Dittmar. 2013. Evolution, multiple acquisition, and localization of endosymbionts in bat flies (Hippoboscoidea, Streblidae and Nycteribiidae). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 2952–2961. DOI

Patterson, B.D. 2013. Squirrels of the World [book review]. Journal of Wildlife Management 77: 643–644. DOI

Amori, G., F. Chiozza, B.D. Patterson, C. Rondinini, J. Schipper & L. Luiselli. 2013. Correlates of species richness and the distribution of South American rodents, with conservation implications. Mammalia 77: 1–19. DOI

Oct 2013 cover

The 5th known and newly described species of northern shrew-opossum, Caenolestes sangay Ojala-Barbour et al., 2013

2012

Volume resulting from IMC-10 in Mendoza, Argentina

Patterson, B.D. & P.W. Webala. 2012. Keys to the bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of East Africa. Fieldiana: Life and Earth Sciences, 6: 1–63. pdf

Morse, S.F., C.W. Dick, B.D. Patterson & K. Dittmar. 2012. Some like it hot -- Evolution and ecology of novel endosymbionts in bat flies of cave-roosting bats (Hippoboscoidea, Nycterophiliinae). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78: 8639–8649. pdf

Morse, S.F., K.J. Olival, M. Kosoy, S. Billeter, B.D. Patterson, C.W. Dick & K. Dittmar. 2012. Global distribution and genetic diversity of Bartonella in bat flies (Hippoboscoidea, Streblidae, Nycteribiidae). Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12: 1717–1723. pdf

Presley, S.J., L.M.Cisneros, B.D. Patterson & M.R. Willig. 2012. Vertebrate meta-community structure along an extensive elevational gradient in the tropics: a comparison of bats, rodents, and birds. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 968–976. pdf

Pilosof, S., C.W. Dick, C. Korine, B.D. Patterson & B.R. Krasnov. 2012. Effects of anthropogenic disturbance and climate on patterns of bat fly parasitism. PLoS One 7(7): e41487. html

Jiménez, F.A. & B.D. Patterson. 2012. A new species of Pterygodermatites (Nematoda: Rictulariidae) from the Incan shrew opossum, Lestoros inca. Journal of Parasitology, 98(3): 604–607. pdf

Patterson, B.D. & L.P. Costa (eds.). 2012. Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The history and geography of Recent Neotropical mammals University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 419 pp. webpage -- J Mamm review

  • Patterson, B.D. & L.P. Costa. 2012. Introduction. Pp. 1–5 in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The history and geography of Recent Neotropical mammals (B.D. Patterson & L.P. Costa, eds.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Solari, S., P.M. Velazco & B.D. Patterson. 2012. Hierarchical organization of Neotropical mammal diversity and its historical basis. Pp. 145-156 in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The history and geography of Recent Neotropical mammals (B.D. Patterson & L.P. Costa, eds.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
  • Patterson, B.D., S. Solari & P.M. Velazco. 2012. The role of the Andes in the diversification and biogeography of Neotropical mammals. Pp. 351-378 in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The history and geography of Recent Neotropical mammals (B.D. Patterson & L.P. Costa, eds.). University of Chicago Press, Chicago pdf

Patterson, B. D. 2012. The man-eating lions of Tsavo and the science behind the killings. Open Skies Apr 2012: 84–93. pdf

Upham, N.S. & B.D. Patterson. 2012. Diversification and biogeography of the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 417–429. pdf

Patterson, B.D. 2012. Su-Lin, America's first panda. In the Field 83(1): 12. pdf

2011

Meyer, C.F.J. et al. (numerous co-authors including BDP). 2011. Accounting for detectability improves estimates of species richness in tropical bat surveys. Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 777–787. pdf

Laurance, W.F. et al. (numerous co-authors including BDP). 2011. Global warming, elevational ranges and the vulnerability of tropical biota. Biological Conservation 144: 548–557. pdf

Abu Baker, M. & B.D. Patterson. 2011. Patterns in the local assembly of Egyptian rodent faunas: co-occurrence and nestedness. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 14–19. pdf

Incidence and average local abundance for 29 Egyptian rodents (from Abu Baker & Patterson, 2011)

2010

Extent of Patagonian glaciers and exposed continental shelf at the Late Glacial Maximum

Abu Baker, M. & B.D. Patterson. 2010. Patterns in the local assembly of Egyptian rodent faunas: areography and species combinations. Mammalian Biology 75: 510–522. pdf

Patterson, B.D. 2010. Climate change and faunal dynamics in the uttermost part of the earth. Molecular Ecology 19: 3019–3021. pdf

Velazco, P.M., A.L. Gardner & B.D. Patterson. 2010. Systematics of the Platyrrhinus helleri complex (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae), with descriptions of two new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 785–812. pdf