Publications

Peer-reviewed

Undergraduate mentee author

In Review

Thompson, M. E., and M. A. Donnelly. Leaf-litter frog abundance increases during succession of regenerating pastures. Journal of Tropical Ecology. In Review.

Thompson, M. E., B. J. Halstead, and M. A. Donnelly. Riparian buffers provide refugia during secondary forest succession. Diversity and Distributions. In Press.

Published

Thompson, M. E., E. Salicetti-Nelson, M. A. Donnelly. 2022. Dónde duermen las aves? Observaciones de aves descansando en el sotobosque de las tierras bajas de Costa Rica. Ornitología Neotropical 33: 5357. PDF

Chávez, G., M. E. Thompson. D. A. Sánchez, J. C. Chávez-Arribasplata, and A. Catenazzi. 2022. A needle in a haystack: Integrative taxonomy reveals the existence of a new small species of fossorial frog (Anura, Microhylidae, Synapturanus) from the vast lower Putumayo basin, Peru. Evolutionary Systematics 6: 920. PDF.

Chávez, G., Barboza, A., M. E. Thompson. 2021. The distribution and calls of Vraem´ treefrog: Dendropsophus vraemi (Caminer, Milá, Jansen, Fouquet, Venegas, Chávez, Lougheed, and Ron 2017) with comments on its conservation status. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(2) [General Section]: 311–317 (e295). PDF

Pitman, N.C.A., C. F. Vriesendorp, D. A. Reyes, D. K. Moskovits, N. Kotlinski, R. C. Smith, M. E. Thompson and 30+ more authors. 2021. Applied science facilitates the large-scale expansion of protected areas in an Amazonian hotspot. Science Advances 7: eabe2998. PDF

Ortiz Ross, X., M. E. Thompson, E. Salicetti-Nelson, O. Vargas Ramirez, M. A. Donnelly. 2020. Oviposition Site Selection in Three Glass Frog Species. Copeia 108: 333-340.

Stroud, J. T., M. E. Thompson. 2019. Looking to the past to understand the future of tropical conservation: The importance of collecting basic data. Biotropica 51:293-299. PDF *Cover article

Rivera-Ordonez, J. M., A. J. Nowakowski, A. Manansala, M. E. Thompson, B. D. Todd. 2019. Thermal niche variation among individuals of the poison frog, Oophaga pumilio, in forest and converted habitats. Biotropica 51:747-756 PDF *Cover article

Halstead, B. J., M. E. Thompson, M. Amarello, J. J. Smith, G. D. Wylie, E. J. Routman, M. L. Casazza. 2019. Effects of prescribed fire on San Francisco gartersnake survival and movement. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:231-240. PDF

Thompson, M. E., G. F. Medina-Rangel, and D. H. Ruiz-Valderrama. 2018. First record and massive range extension of Hyalinobatrachium cappellei (Van Lidth de Jeude, 1904) (Anura: Centrolenidae) in Colombia. Check List 14:945-949. PDF

Thompson, M. E., B. J. Halstead, and M. A. Donnelly. 2018. Thermal quality affects habitat use of two anole species. Journal of Thermal Biology 75:54-61. PDF

Nowakowski, A. J., L. O. Frishkoff, M. E. Thompson, T. M. Smith, and B. D. Todd. 2018. Phylogenetic homogenization of amphibian assemblages in human-altered habitats across the globe. PNAS 115:E3454-E3462

Thompson, M. E. and M. A. Donnelly. 2018. Effects of Secondary Forest Succession on Amphibians and Reptiles: A Review and Meta-analysis. Copeia 106:10-19. PDF

Nowakowski, A. J., J. I. Watling, M. E. Thompson, G. A. Brusch IV, A. Catenazzi, S. M. Whitfield, D. J. Kurz, A. Suarez-Mayorga, A. Aponte-Gutiérrez, M. A. Donnelly, B. D. Todd. 2018. Thermal biology mediates responses of amphibians and reptiles to habitat modification. Ecology Letters 21:245-355. PDF

Nowakowski, A. J., M. E. Thompson, M. A. Donnelly, and B. D. Todd. 2017. Amphibian sensitivity to habitat loss is associated with population trends and species traits. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26:700-712. PDF

Nowakowski, A. J., S. M. Whitfield, E. A. Eskew, M. E. Thompson, J. P. Rose, B. L. Caraballo, J. L. Kerby, M. A. Donnelly, and B. D. Todd. 2016. Infection risk decreases with increasing mismatch in host and pathogen environmental tolerances. Ecology Letters 19:1051–1061. PDF

Thompson, M. E., A. J. Nowakowski, and M. A. Donnelly. 2016. The importance of defining focal assemblages when evaluating amphibian and reptile responses to land use. Conservation Biology 30:249-258. PDF

Thompson, M. E., C. Ray, and M. A. Donnelly. 2015. Microhabitat use of juvenile Mexican Treefrogs in Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. Herpetological Review 46:168-170. PDF

Thompson, M. E., B. J. Halstead, G. D. Wylie, M. Amarello, J. J. Smith, M. L. Casazza, and E. J. Routman. 2013. Effects of prescribed fire on Coluber constrictor mormon in coastal San Mateo County, California. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8:602-615. PDF

Halstead, B. J., G. D. Wylie, M. Amarello, J. J. Smith, M. E. Thompson, E. J. Routman, and M.L. Casazza. 2011. Demography of the San Francisco Gartersnake in Coastal San Mateo County, California. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 2:41-48. PDF *Cover article

Books and Book Chapters


Chávez, G., D. A. Sánchez, y/and M. E. Thompson. 2021. Anfibios y reptiles/Amphibians and reptiles. Pp. 145–156, 393–403 y/and 574–581 en/in: Jarrett, C. C., M. E. Thompson, N. Pitman, C. F. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira Reyes, A. A. Lemos, F. Carrasco-Rueda, W. Matapi Yucuna, A. Salazar Molano, A. R. Sáenz Rodríguez, F. Ferreyra, Á. del Campo, M. Morales, A. Alfonso, T. Torres Tuesta, M. C. Herrera Vargas, C. García Ortega, V. Cardona Uribe, N. Kotlinski, D. K. Moskovits, L. S. de Souza y /and D. F. Stotz, eds. Colombia, Perú: Bajo Putumayo-Yaguas-Cotuhé. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 31. The Field Museum, Chicago.

Jarrett, C. C., M. E. Thompson, N. Pitman, C. F. Vriesendorp, D. Alvira Reyes, A. A. Lemos, F. Carrasco-Rueda, W. Matapi Yucuna, A. Salazar Molano, A. R. Sáenz Rodríguez, F. Ferreyra, Á. del Campo, M. Morales, A. Alfonso, T. Torres Tuesta, M. C. Herrera Vargas, C. García Ortega, V. Cardona Uribe, N. Kotlinski, D. K. Moskovits, L. S. de Souza y /and D. F. Stotz, eds. Colombia, Perú: Bajo Putumayo-Yaguas-Cotuhé. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 31. The Field Museum, Chicago.

Medina-Rangel, G. F., M. E. Thompson, D. H. Ruiz-Valderrama, W. Fajardo Muñoz, J. Lombana Lugo, C. Londoño, C. Moquena Carbajal, H. D. Ríos Rosero, J. E. Sánchez Pamo y/and E. Sánchez. 2019. Anfibios y reptiles/Amphibians and reptiles. Pp. 111–122, 272–281 y/and 400–407 en/in N. Pitman, A. Salazar Molano, F. Samper Samper, C. Vriesendorp, A. Vásquez Cerón, Á. del Campo, T. L. Miller, E. A. Matapi Yucuna, M. E. Thompson, L. de Souza, D. Alvira Reyes, A. Lemos, D. F. Stotz, N. Kotlinski, T. Wachter, E. Woodward y/and R. Botero García, eds. Colombia: Bajo Caguán-Caquetá. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 30. The Field Museum, Chicago. PDF

Pitman, N., A. Salazar Molano, F. Samper Samper, C. Vriesendorp, A. Vásquez Cerón, Á. del Campo, T. L. Miller, E. A. Matapi Yucuna, M. E. Thompson, L. de Souza, D. Alvira Reyes, A. Lemos, D. F. Stotz, N. Kotlinski, T. Wachter, E. Woodward y/and R. Botero García, eds. 2019. Colombia: Bajo Caguán-Caquetá. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 30. The Field Museum, Chicago.


Popular publications and natural history notes

Chávez, G., D. A. Sánchez, and M. E. Thompson. 2021. Reptiles de la cuenca baja del Putumayo. Field Museum of Natural History (Rapid Color Field Guide) PDF

Chávez, G., D. A. Sánchez, and M. E. Thompson. 2021. Anfibios de la cuenca baja del Putumayo. Field Museum of Natural History (Rapid Color Field Guide) PDF

Thompson, M. E., R. Saporito, G. F. Medina-Rangel , D. H. Ruiz-Valderrama, and M. A. Donnelly. A field-based survey of fluorescence in tropical tree frogs using an LED UV-B flashlight. Herpetology Notes 12: 987-990.

Thompson, M. E., P. Ezeta Salicetti, and E. Salicetti Nelson. 2018. Agalychnis spurrelli (Gliding Leaf Frog). Geographic Distribution Note. Herpetological Review 49:706.

Medina-Rangel, G. F., D. H. Ruiz-Valderrama, and M. E. Thompson. 2018. Anfibios y Reptiles del Bajo Caguán-Caquetá, Colombia. Field Museum of Natural History (Rapid Color Field Guide) PDF

Thompson, M. E., J. G. Abarca, E. Salicetti Nelson, C. de la Rosa, H. Rodriguez Vega, R. Garcia Robleto, and M. A. Donnelly. 2017. Common frogs of La Selva Biological Station. Field Museum of Natural History (Rapid Color Field Guide) PDF

Thompson, M. E., M. Sánchez Mendoza, and M. A. Donnelly. 2016. Agalychnis spurrelli (Gliding Leaf Frog). Explosive breeding aggregation. Herpetological Review 47:434-435. PDF