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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Ruedas, Luis A., Robert C. Dowler, and Eloise Aita. 1989. Chromosomal variation in the New England cottontail, Sylvilagus transitionalis. Journal of Mammalogy, 70(4):860-864.

Lee, Thomas E., and Luis A. Ruedas. 1989. Distributional notes of the Northern rice rat, Oryzomys palustris (Rodentia: Cricetidae). Texas Journal of Science, 41(3):336-337.

Ruedas, Luis A., Thomas E. Lee, John W. Bickham, and Duane S. Schlitter. 1990. Chromosomes of five species of vespertilionid bats from Africa. Journal of Mammalogy, 71(1):94-100.

Ruedas, Luis A., and Joni Noel. 1991. Aberrant pelage coloration in Sigmodon from Texas. Texas Journal of Science, 43:431-433.

Ruedas, Luis A., and John W. Bickham. 1992. Morphological differentiation between Rhogeessa minutilla and R. tumida (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 105:403-409.

Ruedas, Luis A. 1993. (Review of:) Musser, G. G., and L. R. Heaney. 1992. Philippine rodents: definition of Tarsomys and Limnomys plus a preliminary assessment of phylogenetic patterns among native murines (Murinae, Muridae). Journal of Mammalogy, 74(2):512-514.

Ruedas, Luis A., Joseph A. Cook, Terry L. Yates, and John W. Bickham. 1993. Conservative genome size and rapid chromosomal evolution in the South American tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Genome, 36(3):449-459.

Camper, J. D., Luis A. Ruedas, John W. Bickham, and J. W. Dixon. 1993. The relationship of genome size with developmental rates and reproductive strategies in four families of Neotropical bufonoid frogs. Life Science Advances-Genetics, 12:79-87.

Ruedas, Luis A., and Frederick F. B. Elder. 1994. On the putative existence of a diploid number 42 cytotype of Sylvilagus aquaticus (Bachman, 1837; Lagomorpha: Leporidae). Mammalia, 58(1):250-253.

Ruedas, Luis A., John R. Demboski, and Rogelio V. Sison. 1994. Morphological and ecological variation in Otopteropus cartilagonodus Kock, 1969 (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) from Luzon, Philippines. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 107(1):1-16.

Ruedas, Luis A. 1994. ORI should stay. Nature, 369:701.

Ruedas, Luis A., and Rafe M. Brown. 1994. Forest protection in the Philippines: an alternative view. Global Biodiversity, 4:17-21. (Published under pseudonyms).

Custer, T. W., J. W. Bickham, T. B. Lyne, T. Lewis, L. A. Ruedas, C. M. Custer, and M. J. Melancon. 1994. Flow cytometry for monitoring contaminant exposure in Black-Crowned Night-Herons. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 27:176-179.

Brown, Rafe M., John W. Ferner, and Luis A. Ruedas. 1995. A new species of lygosomine lizard (Reptilia: Lacertilia: Scincidae: Sphenomorphus) from Mt. Isarog, Luzon Island, Philippines. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108(1):18-28.

Ruedas, Luis A. 1995. Description of a new large-bodied species of Apomys Mearns, 1905, (Mammalia: Rodentia: Muridae) from Mindoro Island, Philippines. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108(2):302-318.

Frey, J. K., R. D. Fisher, and L. A. Ruedas. 1997. Identification and restriction of the type locality of the Manzano Mountains cottontail, Sylvilagus cognatus Nelson, 1907 (Mammalia: Lagomorpha: Leporidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110(3):329-331.

Ruedas, Luis A., and John A. W. Kirsch. 1997. Systematics of Maxomys Sody 1936 (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae): DNA/DNA hybridisation studies of some Borneo-Javan species and allied Sundaic and Australo-Papuan genera. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society, 61:385-408.

Ruedas, Luis A. 1998. Dawns and departures of a naturalist's life or, why are there so many species of animals in the Malay archipelago? Zooscape, January, 30(1):26-29.

Ruedas, Luis A. 1998. Systematics of Sylvilagus Gray, 1867 (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) from Southwestern North America, with emphasis on S. robustus (Bailey, 1905). Journal of Mammalogy, 78(4):1355-1378.

Bayard, V., et al. 2000. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome-Panama, 1999-2000. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, 49(10):205-7.

Bayard, V., et al. 2000. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome-Panama, 1999-2000. JAMA, 283(17):2232-2233.

Ruedas, Luis A., J. Salazar-Bravo, J. W. Dragoo, and T. L. Yates. 2000. The importance of being earnest: what if anything constitutes a "specimen examined?" Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 17(1):129-32.

Vincent, M. J., E. Quiroz, F. Gracia, A. J. Sanchez, T. G. Ksiazek, P. T. Kitsutani, L. A. Ruedas, D. S. Tinnin, L.

Caceres, A. Garcia, P. E. Rollin, J. N. Mills, C.J. Peters and S. T. Nichol. 2000. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Panama: Identification of novel hantaviruses and their likely reservoirs. Virology, 274(4):14-19.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PRESS

Bickham, John W., and Luis A. Ruedas. Rhogeessa. In: Mammals of South America. Volume 1: Grandorder Marsupialia; Orders Insectivora, Chiroptera, and Xenarthra (Gardner, Alfred L., Sidney Anderson, and James L. Patton, eds.). University of Chicago Press.

MANUSCRIPTS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION

Ruedas, Luis A. A significant extralimital record of the Spotted Skunk, Spilogale putorius putorius (Mammalia: Carnivora: Mustelidae) from Northern Kentucky. Ohio Journal of Science.

Ruedas, Luis A., and Robert C. Dowler. Ursus malayanus. Mammalian Species, Special Publication, American Society of Mammalogists. Accepted pending revision.

Ruedas, Luis A. Bats is bats? Genome size evolution and the phyletic origin of chiropteran suborders (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Megachiroptera and Microchiroptera). Journal of Mammalogy. Accepted pending revision.

Lockwood, S. Fournier, and Luis A. Ruedas. The frequency of syncheoploidy, or DNA aneuploid mosaicism, in natural populations of vertebrates. Canadian Journal of Zoology. Accepted pending revision.

PAPERS PRESENTED AT MEETINGS

Analysis of hair morphology in the Ursidae using scanning electron microscopy. Annual Meeting, American Society of Mammalogists, Orono, Maine, 1985.

Chromosomal variability in the New England cottontail, Sylvilagus transitionalis: evidence for a major subdivision in the species. Annual Meeting, American Society of Mammalogists, Madison, Wisconsin, June 1986.

Cranial morphometrics of the New England cottontail, Sylvilagus transitionalis: further evidence for a species distinction. Annual Meeting, American Society of Mammalogists, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 1987.

Flying primates revisited: genome size variation in micro- and megachiropterans suggests monophyly. Texas Society of Mammalogists, February 1989.

Evolutionary implications of genome size variation in mammals. Wilks' Award candidate paper, Southwestern Association of Naturalists, Arkansas State University, April 1989.

Conservative genome size evolution in Tuco-tucos (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). Annual Meeting, American Society of Mammalogists, Frostburg, Maryland, June 1990.

Patterns of distribution and diversity of non-volant tropical West African mammals. First European Congress of Mammalogy, Lisbon, Portugal, March 1991.

Conservative genome size is tied to explosive chromosomal variation in ctenomyid rodents (Mammalia: Rodentia: Ctenomyidae). First European Congress of Mammalogy, Lisbon, Portugal, March 1991.

Nuclear DNA content variation in Chiroptera: a genome size approximation to the question of monophyly versus paraphyly in bats. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Manhattan, Kansas, June 1991.

Identification of centers of biological diversity and endemism in Philippine tetrapods: design and implementation of a biodiversity study. International Wildlife Management Congress, Costa Rica, September 1993.

Theoretical and practical considerations of the methodology of biodiversity inventory surveys. Special Symposium on Biodiversity Research, Annual Meeting of the Willi Hennig Society, 2 August 1995.

Systematics of Maxomys Sody, 1936 (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae): DNA/DNA hybridization studies of some Borneo-Javan species and allied Sundaic and Australo-Papuan genera. (with John A. W. Kirsch). Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists; Edinburg, Texas, April 1996.

Systematics of Maxomys Sody, 1936 (Rodentia: Muridae: Murinae): DNA/DNA hybridization studies of some Borneo-Javan species and allied Sundaic and Australo-Papuan genera. (with John A. W. Kirsch). Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Grand Forks, North Dakota, June 1996.

Wallace's Line ;amp; Biogeography: a perspective through rodents' eyes (with Juan C. Morales). Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists; Fayetteville, Arkansas, April 1997.

Demographics of small mammals at 4 locations in New Mexico, with relation to Hantavirus infection. (With: Campbell, M. L., L. A. Ruedas, J. Milner, J. L. Dunnum, K. K. Lamke, P. J. Polechla, C. A. Parmenter, T. L. Yates, and J. N. Mills). Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists; Fayetteville, Arkansas, April 1997.

Zoogeography of the Indo-Pacific area and Wallace's Line: a perspective based on mtDNA 12S rRNA gene sequence from rodents. (with Juan C. Morales). Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Stillwater, Oklahoma, June 1997.

Ecomorphological relationships among shrew communities (Mammalia: Insectivora: Soricidae) compared between Southwestern and Northeastern United States. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, August 1997.

Mammalian Collections Care: towards a higher standard. International Theriological Congress, Acapulco, México, September 1997.

Systematics and ecomorphology of rhinolophoid communities: point comparison of African mainland and Sundo-Wallacean insular assemblages. 27th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Tucson, Arizona, October 1997.

Systematics and biogeography of Sylvilagus Gray, 1867 (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) in North America. Euro-American Mammal Congress. Santiago de Compostela, Spain, July 1998.

Wallace's Malay Archipelago 140 years later: new biological explorations in Sulawesi. 28th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Hot Springs, Arkansas, October 1998.

A concordance of ear shape and echolocation call structure in three species of vespertilionid bats (with Tagide N. deCarvalho and William L. Gannon). 28th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Hot Springs, Arkansas, October 1998.

Molecular and morphological evolution in the rousettine bats (Pteropodidae). 29th Annual North American Symposium on Bat Research, Madison, Wisconsin, October 1999.

Genetic Relationships of Rodents from Southeast Asia to Australo-Papua (with Juan Carlos Morales). International conference on "Where Worlds Collide: faunal and floral migrations and evolution in Southeast Asia-Australasia," University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 29 November-2 December 1999.

INVITED SEMINARS

Systematics and Ecology of a Southeast Asian mammal fauna. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, 26 April 2000.

Biogeography of Wallace's Malay Archipelago: a consensus approach based on molecular data from bats and rodents. University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, 17 March 2000.

Mammalian biogeographic trends between mountain islands and island mountains: Malaysian rats and American rabbits. University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, 9 February 1999.

Mountain Islands and Island Mountains: Molecular Biogeography of the Area of Wallace's Line. School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 10 December 1998.

Hantavirus in New Mexico. New Mexico Branch, American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Kirkland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 17 November, 1998.

Historical Biogeography of the Area of Wallace's Line. Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Field Museum of Natural History, 24 February 1998.

Niche partitioning and community structure in mammalian assemblages: bats and shrews in space and time. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series, University of New Mexico, 20 November 1997.

Biogeography of the area of Wallace's Line: a novel perspective from complete sequence of mtDNA 12S rRNA gene from rodents. University of Washington, Department of Zoology, 4 November 1997.

Pattern and process in mammalian evolution: from Monongahela to Tambusisi. Michigan State University Museum, 21 April 1997.

Historical zoogeography of Indo-Australia: a perspective based on molecular systematics of rodents. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series, University of New Mexico, 19 December 1998.

Vertebrate biodiversity in the Philippines: implications for conservation. Presented at the first Annual Symposium on Endangered Species, Interamerican University of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, 28 April 1995.

The unexamined life is not worth living: explorations in vertebrate biology. Presented to the Department of Biology, Sul Ross State University, Texas, 21 April 1995.

Population studies of Otopteropus cartilagonodus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae): Variations in morphology and population structure. Presented to the Marine Sciences Department; Mayagüez College of University of Puerto Rico, 14 September 1994.

Contributions of morphology and field biology to the conundrum of altitudinal zonation in mammals. Presented to a seminar class at the College of Mount Saint Joseph, 14 February 1994.

Globus Invited Speaker, Baruch College of New York, Department of Natural Sciences: "Novel vertebrates resulting from the Philippine Biodiversity Inventory and Survey Project," 4 November 1993.

Mammals of Ohio: Biodiversity and Distribution. Seminar and Workshop presented to The Cincinnati Nature Center, 22 November 1993.

Chiropteran evolution: a case study in taxonomic and ecological radiation. Miami University of Ohio, 29 July 1993.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM EXHIBITS

Wildlife in Peril: The Philippine Biodiversity Inventory Project. Responsible for all aspects of exhibit. Cincinnati Museum of Natural History.

Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction. Consultant on selected modules. Cincinnati Museum of Natural History.

In the Dark: Living in a World Without Light. Conceptual development, and consultant on selected modules. Cincinnati Museum of Natural History.