The phylogeny of Akodontini rodents, superimposed on their jaw mechanics, showing functional convergence of insectivores (from Missagia et al.)
Triaenops afer, one of the most spectacular bats I have ever seen, elucidated by Dani Rossoni and colleagues (Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society)
Above: The Eastern Versant of the Andes, shot from 2700m in the Cosñipata Drainage of Manu Biosphere Reserve (from Mastozoología Neotropical).
Bottom: A beautiful new species of Kenyan Hipposideros masquerading as a Hipposideros caffer (from the 2020 ZooKeys article)

In press

Missagia, R.V., B.D. Patterson, D. Krentzel & F.A. Perini. In press. Insectivory leads to functional convergence in a group of Neotropical rodents. Journal of Evolutionary Biology.

Maestri, R. & B.D. Patterson. In press. Geographical and macroecological patterns of tuco-tucos. In Tuco-tucos – An evolutionary approach to the diversity of a Neotropical rodent (T.R.O. Freitas, G.L. Gonçalves & R. Maestri, eds.). Springer Nature, Switzerland.

Demos, T.C., S.M. Goodman & B.D. Patterson. In press. On the status of Nycteris madagascariensis G. Grandidier, 1937, a reputed endemic to Madagascar. Acta Chiropterologica.

Moreno Cárdenas, P.A., N. Tinoco, L. Albuja & B.D. Patterson. In press. A new species of Rhagomys (Rodentia, Sigmodontinae) from southeastern Ecuador. Journal of Mammalogy. DOI

Haelewaters, D., C.W. Dick, K.P. Cocherán Pitti, K. Dittmar & B.D. Patterson. In press. Bats, bat flies and fungi: exploring uncharted waters, in 50 years of bat research: Foundations and new frontiers. (B.K. Lim, M.B. Fenton, R.M. Brigham, S. Mistry, A. Kurta, E.H. Gillam, A. Russell & J. Ortega, eds.). Springer: Fascinating Life Sciences.


Patterson, B.D. 2020. Foreword. In the footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France: Chronicle of a Giraffomania, 1826-1845, by Olivier Lebleu, translated by Cynthia T. Hahn, Pp. ix-x. Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham MD, 185 pp. pdf

Rossoni, D.M., T.C. Demos, S.M. Goodman, R.K. Yego, J.L. Molhman, P.W. Webala & B.D. Patterson. 2020. Genetic, morphological and acoustic differentiation of African trident bats (Triaenops, Rhinonycteridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 22 pp. DOI (publ. 17 Sep 2020)

Monadjem, A., T.C. Demos, D.L. Dalton, P.W. Webala, S. Musila, J.C. Kerbis Peterhans & B.D. Patterson. 2020. A revision of pipistrelle-like bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in East Africa with the description of new genera and species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 33 pp. DOI (publ. 10 Sep 2020)

Noonan, M.J. et al (53 authors including BDP). 2020. Body size-dependent underestimation of mammalian area requirements. Conservation Biology 34(4): 1017–1028. DOI--open access

Patterson, B.D. 2020. On drivers of Neotropical mammal diversification. Mastozoología Neotropical 27(SI):15-26. DOI-open access

Patterson, B.D., P.W. Webala, T. Lavery, J.C. Kerbis Peterhans, S.M. Goodman, B. R. Agwanda & T.C. Demos. 2020. Evolutionary relationships and population genetics of the Afrotropical leaf-nosed bats (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae). ZooKeys 929: 117-161 open access.

Jayat, J.P., P.E. Ortiz, G. D'Elía, J. Salazar-Bravo & B.D. Patterson. 2020. Taxonomic status of the nominal forms assigned to Necromys lactens (Rodentia, Cricetidae) as revealed by molecular and morphometric evidences. Journal of Mammalogy 101(1): 24–35. DOI

Feijó, A., B.D. Patterson & P. Cordeiro Estrela. 2020. Phenotypic variability and environmental tolerance shed light on nine-banded armadillo Nearctic invasion. Biological Invasions 22(2): 255–269. DOI

Demos, T.C., P.W. Webala, H.L. Lutz, J.C. Kerbis Peterhans, S.M. Goodman, N. Cortés-Delgado, M. Bartonjo & B.D.Patterson. 2020. Molecular phylogenetics, species limits, and historical biogeography of Miniopterus. Zoologica Scripta 49(1): 1–13. DOI--open access