RECENT (2011-2012) LITERATURE ON LAGOMORPHS

            [compiled by Andrew T. Smith]

 

FAMILY LEPORIDAE

 

GENUS BRACHYLAGUS; Brachylagus idahoensis

 

Martin, M. S., and D. J. Shepherdson.  2012.  Role of familiarity and preference in reproductive success in ex situ breeding programs.  Conservation Biology 26:649-656.

 

Scarlata, C. D., B. A. Elias, J. R. Godwin, R. A. Powel, D. Shepherdson, L. A. Shipley, and J. L. Brown.  2012.  Relationship between fecal hormone concentrations and reproductive success in captive pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis).  Journal of Mammalogy 93:759-770.

 

Thimmayya, A. C., and S. W. Buskirk.  2012.  Genetic connectivity and diversity in pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) in southern Wyoming.  Journal of Mammalogy 93:29-37.

 

Adams, J. R., C. S. Goldberg, W. R. Bosworth, J. L. Rachlow, and L. P. Waits.  2011.  Rapid species identification of pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis) from faecal pellet DNA.  2011.  Molecular Ecology Resources 11:808-812.

 

Falcon, W., C. S. Goldberg, L. P. Waits, W. A. Estes-Zumpf, and J. A. Rachlow.  2011.  First record of multiple paternity in the pygmy rabbit (Brachylagus idahoensis): evidence from analysis of 16 microsatellite loci.  Western North American Naturalist 71:272-275.

 

Pierce, J. E., R. T. Larsen, J. T. Flinders, and J. C. Whiting.  2011.  Fragmentation of sagebrush communities:  does an increase in habitat edge impact pygmy rabbits?  Animal Conservation 14:314-321.

 

Scarlata, C. D., B. A. Elias, J. R. Godwin, R. A. Powell, D. Shepherdson, L. A. Shipley, and J. L. Brown.  2011.  Characterizing gonadal and adrenal activity by fecal steroid analyses in pygmy rabbits (Brachylagus idahoensis).  General and Comparative Endocrinology 171:373-380.

 

Price, A. J., and J. L. Rachlow.  2011.  Development of an index of abundance for pygmy rabbit populations.  Journal of Wildlife Management 75:929-937.

 

Wilson, T. L., F. P. Howe, and T. C. Edwards.  2011.  Effects of sagebrush treatments on multi-scale resource selection by pygmy rabbits.  Journal of Wildlife Management 75:393-398.

 

GENUS BUNOLAGUS; Bunolagus monticularis

 

Abrantes, J., C. R. Carmo, C. A. Matthee, F. Yamada, W. van der Loo, and P. J. Esteves.  2011.  A shared unusual genetic change at the chemokine receptor type 5 between Oryctolagus, Bunolagus and Pentalagus.  Conservation Genetics 12:325-330.

 

GENUS CAPROLAGUS; Caprolagus hispidus

 

Aryal, A., D. Brunton, W. H. Ji, H. K. Yadav, B. Adhikari, and D. Raubenheimer. 2012.  Diet and habitat use of hispid hare Caprolagus hispidus in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal.  Mammal Study 37:147-154.

 

GENUS LEPUS

 

Lepus alleni

 

Romero-Palacios, A., and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Comparaciόn del esmalte dental de los molarifores en las liebres mexicanas.  Therya 3:207-222.

 

Lepus americanus

 

Bois, G., L. Imbeau, and M. J. Mazerolle.  2012.  Recovery time of snowshoe hare habitat after commercial thinning in  boreal Quebec.  Canadian Journal of forest Research 42:123-133.

 

Hodson, J., D. Fortin, and L. Belanger.  2011.  Changes in relative abundance of snowshoe hares (Lepus americanus) across a 265-year gradient of boreal forest succession.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 89:908-920.

 

Sheriff, M. J., C. J. Krebs, and R. Boonstra.  2011.  From process to pattern:  how fluctuating predation risk impacts the stress axis of snowshoe hares during the 10-year cycle.  Oecologia 166:593-605.

 

Lewis, C. W., K. E. Hodges, G. M. Koehler, and L. S. Mills.  2011.  Influence of stand and landscape features on snowshoe hare abundance in fragmented forests.  Journal of Mammalogy 92:561-567.

 

McCann, N. P., and R. A. Moen.  2011.  Mapping potential core areas for lynx (Lynx canadensis) using pellet counts from snowshoe hares (Lepus americanus) and satellite imagery.  Canadian Journal of Zoology.  89:509-516.

 

Keim, J. L., P. D. DeWitt, and S. R. Lele.  2011.  Predators choose prey over prey habitats:  evidence from a lynx-hare system.  Ecological Applications 21:1011-1016.

 

Krebs, C. J.  2011.  Of lemmings and snowshoe hares:  the ecology of northern Canada.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278:481-489.

 

Lepus arcticus

 

Lepus brachyurus

 

Enari, H., and H. Sakamaki.  2012.  Landscape-scale evaluation of habitat uses by sympatric mammals foraging for bark and buds in a heavy snowfall area of northern Japan.  Acta Theriologica 57:173-183.

 

Lepus californicus

 

Arias-Del Razo, I., L. Hernandez, J. W. Laundre, and L. Velasco-Vazquez.  2012.  The landscape of fear:  habitat use by a predator (Canis latrans) and its main prey (Lepus californicus and Sylvilagus audubonii).  Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:683-693.

 

Portales-Betancourt, G. L., L. Hernández Laundré, J. W. Laundré, and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Reproducciόn y densidad de la liebre cola-negra (Lepus californicus) en relaciόn a factores ambientales, en la Reserva de la Biosfera Mapimí, Desierto Chihuahuense.  2012.  Therya 3:171-183.

 

Lorenzo, C., A. Carrillo-Reyes, T. Rioja-Paradela, and M. de La Paz-Cuevas.  2012.  Estado actual de conservaciόn de liebres insulares en Baja California Sur, México.  Therya 3:185-206.

 

Romero-Palacios, A., and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Comparaciόn del esmalte dental de los molarifores en las liebres mexicanas.  Therya 3:207-222.

 

Arias-Del Razo, I., L. Hernandez, J. W. Laundre, and O. Myers.  2011.  Do predator and prey foraging activity patterns match?  A study of coyotes (Canis latrans), and lagomorphs (Lepus californicus and Sylvilagus audobonii).  Journal of Arid Environments 75:112-118.

 

Hernandez, L., J. W. Laundre, K. M. Grajales, G. L. Portales, J. Lopez-Portillo, A. Gonzalez-Romero, A. Garcia, and J. M. Martinez.  2011.  Plant productivity, predation, and the abundance of black-tailed jackrabbits in the Chihuahuan Desert of Mexico.  Journal of Arid Environments 75:1043-1049.

 

Ugan, A., and J. Coltrain.  2011.  Variation in collagen stble nitrogen values in black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) in relation to small-scale differences in climate, soil, and topography.  Journal of Archaeological Science 38:1417-1429.

 

Amacher, A. J., R. H. Barrett, and S. L. Stephens.  2011.  Observations of black-tailed jackrabbits (Lepus californicus) increase within forests treated with prescribed fire.  Southwestern Naturalist 56:115-118.

 

Lepus callotis

 

Romero-Palacios, A., and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Comparaciόn del esmalte dental de los molarifores en las liebres mexicanas.  Therya 3:207-222.

 

Lepus capensis

 

Wang J., and G. Yang.  2012.  Complete mitogenome of cape hare Lepus capensis (Lagomorpha:  Leporidae) and its phylogenetic considerations.  Acta Theriologica Sinica 32:1-11.

 

Ge, D., X. Lv, L. Xia, C-m Huang, and Q Yang.  2012.  Geometric morphometric of postnasal size and shape changes in the cranium of cape hare (Lagomorpha, Leporidea [sic], Lepus capensis.  Acta Theriologica Sinica 32:12-24.

 

Liu, J., L. Yu, M. L. Arnold, C. H. Wu, S. F. Wu, X. Lu,and Y. P. Zhang.  2011.  Reticulate evolution:  frequent introgressive hybridization among Chinese hares (genus Lepus) revealed by analyses of multiple mitochondrial and nuclear DNA loci.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:223 [doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-223]

 

Wu, Y-h., L. Xia, Q. Zhang, Q-s. Yang, and X-x. Meng.  2011.  Bidirectional introgresive hybridization between Lepus capensis and Lepus yarkandensis.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:545-555.

 

Lepus castroviejoi

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. Boursot, M. Carneiro, P. J. Esteves, L. Farelo, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Recurrent introgression of mitochondrial DNA among hares (Lepus spp.) revealed by species-tree inference and coalescent simulations.  Systematic Biology 61:367-381.

 

Lepus comus

 

Lepus coreanus

 

Kim, S. I., J. An, S. K. Choi, Y. S. Lee, H. C. Park, J. Kimura, K. S. Kim, M. S. Min, and H. Lee.  2012.  Development and characterization of nine microsatellite loci from the Korean hare (Lepus coreanus) and genetic diversity.  Animal Cells and Systems 16:230-236.

 

Lepus corsicanus

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. Boursot, M. Carneiro, P. J. Esteves, L. Farelo, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Recurrent introgression of mitochondrial DNA among hares (Lepus spp.) revealed by species-tree inference and coalescent simulations.  Systematic Biology 61:367-381.

 

Pietri, C., P. C. Alves, and J. Melo-Ferreira.  2011.  Hares in Corsica: high prevalence of Lepus corsicanus and hybridization with introduces L. europaeus and L. granatensis.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:313-321.

 

Dantas-Torres, F., G. Testini, P. M. DiGeronimo, V. Lorusso, E. Mallia, and D. Otranto.  2011.  Ticks infesting the endangered Italian hare (Lepus corsicanus) and their habitat in an ecological park in southern Italy.  Experimental and Applied Acarology 53:95-102.

 

Lepus europaeus

 

Avril, A., J. Letty, R. Pradel, Y. Leonard, H. Santin-Janin, and D. Pontier.  2012.  A multi-event model to study stage-development dispersal in radio-collared hares:  when hunting promotes costly transience.  Ecology 93:1035-1036.

 

Acevedo, P., A. Jimenez-Valverde, J. Melo-Ferreira, R. Real, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Parapatric species and the implications for climate change studies:  a case study on hares in Europe.  Global Change Biology 18:1509-1519.

 

Strzala, T., B. Kosowska, M. Moska and T. Dobosz.  2012.  Presence of mtDNA haplotypes related to the “mother’s curse” among Polish brown hares as a possible cause of their reduced reproductive success.  Medycyna Weterynaryjna 68:179-183.

 

Santos, C. G., V. S. Melo, J. S. Amaral, L. Estevinho, M. B. P. P. Oliveira and I. Mafra.  2012.  Identification of hare meat by a species-specific marker of mitochondrial origin.  Meat Science 90:836-841.

 

Wajdzik, M., A. Tomek, and T. Kubacki.  2012.  Differentiation of craniometric and biometric characteristics of the European hare (Lepus europaeus) in the Malopolska region.  Sylwan 156:147-158.

 

Parrott, D., A. Prickett, S. Pietravalle, T. R. Etherington, and M. Fletcher.  2012.  Estimates of regional population densities of badger Meles meles, fox Vulpes vulpes and hare Lepus europaeus using walked distance sampling.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:23-33.

 

Kudrayavtseva, T. V., and M. N. Smirnov.  2012.  The evaluation of the effect of environmental factors on the populations of the European hare (Lepus europaeus Pallus, 1778) in central Siberia.  Contemporary Problems of Ecology 5:115-120.

 

Perry, M. E., and A. W. Robertson.  2012.  Cleared and uncleared pellet plots as indices of brown hare density.  New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36:157-163.

 

Ristic, Z. A., V. Markovic, V. Barovic and D. A. Vasiljevic.  2012.  Loss calculation model of brown hare (Lepus europaeus Pall) and its application in the hunting grounds of Vojvodina Region (North Serbia).  Pakistan Journal of Zoology 1:1-5.

 

Drews, B., C. A. Szenticks, K. Roellig, J. Fickel, K. Schroeder, J. P. Duff, A. Lavazza, T. B. Hildebrandt, and F. Goeritz.  2011.  Epidemiology, control and management of an EBHS outbreak in captive hares.  Veterinary Microbiology 154:37-48.

 

Smith, S., J. G. de Bellocq, F. Suchentrunk, and H. Schaschl.  2011.  Evolutionary genetics of HMC class II beta genes in the brown hare, Lepus europaeus.  Immunogenetics 63:743-751.

 

Kontsiotis, V. J., A. C. Tsiompanoudis, and D. E. Bakaloudis.  2011.  The influence of habitat structure on the European brown hare Lepus europaeus food habits in mountainous areas of northern Greece.  Mammalia 75:389-394.

 

Fernex, A., P. Nagel, and D. Weber 2011.  Sites with reduced predation risk to young hares within an agricultural landscape.  Mammalia 75:395-397.

 

Cardarelli, E., A. Meriggi, A. Brangi, and A. Vidus-Rosin.  2011.  Effects of arboriculture stands on European hare Lepus europaeus spring habitat use in an agricultural area of northern Italy.  Acta Theriologica 56:229-238.

 

Runge, M., et al.  2011.  Prevalence of Francisella tularensis in brown hare (Lepus europaeus) populations in Lower Saxony, Germany.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:1085-1089.

 

Decors, A., C. Lesage, E. Jourdain, P. Giraud, P. Houbron, P. Vanhem, and M. Madan.  2011.  Outbreak of tularemia in brown hares (Lepus europaeus) in France, January to March 2011.  Eurosurveillance 16:3-5.

 

Bertolino, S., N. C. di Montezemolo, and A. Perrone.  2011.  Daytime habitat selection by introduced eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus and native European hare Lepus europaeus in northern Italy.  Zoological Science 28:414-419.

 

Bertolino, S., A. Perrone, L. Gola, and R. Viterbi.  2011.  Population density and habitat use of the introduced eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) compared to the native European hare (Lepus europaeus). Zoological Studies 50:315-326.

 

Vidus-Rosin, A., A. Meriggi, E. Cardarelli, S. Serrano-Perez, M. C. Mariani, C. Corradelli, and A. Barba.  2011.  Habitat overlap between sympatric European hares (Lepus europaeus) and eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus) in northern Italy.  Acta Theriologica 56:53-61.

 

Pietri, C., P. C. Alves, and J. Melo-Ferreira.  2011.  Hares in Corsica: high prevalence of Lepus corsicanus and hybridization with introduces L. europaeus and L. granatensis.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:313-321.

 

Gyuranecz, M., K. erdelyi, L. Makrai, L. Fodor, B. Szepe, A. R. Meszaros, A. Dan, L dencso, E. Fassang, and L. Szeredi. 2011.  Brucellosis of the European brown hare (Lepus europaeus).  Journal of Comparative Pathology 145: [DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2010.11.013]

 

Salgado, M., et al.  2011.  European hares in Chile:  a different lagomorph reservoir for Myobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis?  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47:734-738.

 

Zellweger-Fischer, J., M. Kery, and G. Pasinelli.  2011.  Population trends of brown hares in Switzerland:  the role of land-use and ecological compensation areas.  Biological Conservation 144:1364-1373.

 

Kilshaw, K., P. Sellers, S. E. Baker, D. W. Macdonald, and P. J. Johnson.  2011.  Hunt sightings as a tool for monitoring the distribution and abundance of brown hare Lepus europaeus in UK agricultural landscapes.  Acta Theriologica 56:149-155.

 

Kozdrowski, R., M. Dzieciol, E. Stanczyk, M. Ochota, P. Slawuta and M. J. Siemieniuch.  2011.  Artificial induction of superfetation in the European hare (Lepus europaeus).  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:333-336.

 

Reid, N.  2011.  European hare (Lepus europaeus) invasion ecology:  implication for the conservation of the endemic Irish hare (Lepus timidus hibernicus).  Biological Invasions 13:559-569.

 

Roellig, K., B. R. Menzies, T. B. Hildebrandt, and F. Goeritz.  2011.  The concept of superfetation:  a critical review on a “myth” in mammalian reproduction.  Biological Reviews 86:77-95.

 

Lumeij, J. T.  2011.  Widespreat treponemal infections of hare populations (Lepus europaeus) in the Netherlands.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:183-186.

 

Bandouchova, H., et al.  2011.  Biochemical responses and oxidative stress in Francisella tularensis infection:  a European brown hare model.  Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 53: [DOI:  10.1186/1751-0147-53-2]

 

Modesto, P., P. L. Cava, S. Peletto, S. Colussi, A. V. Rosin, A. Meriggi, and P. L. Acutis.  2011.  Evaluation of genetic variability in brown hare populations from two protected areas in northern Italy.  Hystrix-Italian Journal of Mammalogy 22:257-268.

 

Neumann, F., S. Schai-Braun, D. Weber, and V. Amrhein.  2011.  European hares select resting places for providing cover.  Hystrix-Italian Journal of Mammalogy 22:291-299.

 

Jokelainen, P., M. Isomursu, A. Nareaho, and A. Oksanen.  2011.  Natural toxoplasma gondii infections in European hares and mountain hares in Finland:  proportional mortality rate, antibody prevalence, and genetic characterizations.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47:154-163.

 

Avril, A., Y. Leonard, J. Letty, R. Peroux, J. S. Guitton, and D. Pontier.  2011.  Natal dispersal of European hare in a high-density population.  Mammalian Biology 76:148-156.

 

Campos, J. L., J. G. de Bellocq, H. Schaschl, and F. Suchentrunk.  2011.  MHC class II DQA gene variation across cohorts of brown hares (Lepus europaeus) from eastern Austria:  testing for different selection hypotheses.  Mammalian Biology 76:251-257.

 

Hacklander, K., C. Zeitlhofer, T. Ceulemans, and F. Suchentrunk.  2011.  Continentality affects body condition and size but not yearly reproductive output in female European hares (Lepus europaeus).  Mammalian Biology 76:662-664.

 

Bandouchova, H., et al. 2011.  Effects of sublethal exposure of European brown hares to paraoxon on the course of tularemia.  Neuroendocrinology Letters 32:77-83 (Supplement 1).

 

Lepus fagani

 

Lepus flavigularis

 

Carrillo-Reyes, A., C. Lorenzo, T. Rioja-Paradela, E. Naranjo, and M. Pando.  2012.  Uso de habitat de la liebre en peligro de extinciόn, Lepus flavigularis:  implicaciones para su conservaciόn.  Therya 3:113-125.

 

Sántiz, E. C., A. González-Romero, C. Lorenzo, S. Gallina-Tessaro, and F. C. Cervantes.  2012.  Uso y selecciόn de asociaciones vegetales por la liebre de Tehuantepec (Lepus flavigularis) en Oaxaca, México.  Therya 3:127-136.

 

Rioja-Paradela, T., A. Carrillo-Reyes, and C. Lorenzo.  2012.  Análysis de poblaciόn viable para determiner el riesgo de extinciόn de la liebre de Tehuantepec (Lepus flavigularis) en Santa María del Mar, Oaxaca.  Therya 3:137-150.

 

Romero-Palacios, A., and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Comparaciόn del esmalte dental de los molarifores en las liebres mexicanas.  Therya 3:207-222.

 

Rioja, T., C. Lorenzo, E. Naranjo, L. Scott, and A. Carrillo-Reyes.  2011.  Breeding and parental care in the endangered Tehuantepec jackrabbit (Lepus flavigularis).  Western North American Naturalist 71:56-66.

 

Lepus granatensis

 

Acevedo, P., A. Jimenez-Valverde, J. Melo-Ferreira, R. Real, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Parapatric species and the implications for climate change studies:  a case study on hares in Europe.  Global Change Biology 18:1509-1519.

 

Farfan, M. A., J. Duarte, J. M. Vargas and J. E. Fa.  2012.  Effects of human induced land-use changes on the distribution of the Iberian hare.  Journal of Zoology 286:258-265.

 

Pietri, C., P. C. Alves, and J. Melo-Ferreira.  2011.  Hares in Corsica: high prevalence of Lepus corsicanus and hybridization with introduces L. europaeus and L. granatensis.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:313-321.

 

Carro, F., R. C. Soriguer, J. F. Beltran, and A. C. Andreu.  2011.  Heavy flooding effects on home range and habitat selection of free-ranging Iberian hares (Lepus granatensis) in Doñana National Park (SE Sprain).  Acta Theriologica 56:375-382.

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. C. Alves, J. Rocha, N. Ferrand, and P. Bousot.  2011.  Interspecific X-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA introgression in the Iberian hare:  selection of allele surfing.  Evolution 65:1965-1968.

 

Lepus habessinicus

 

Lepus hainanus

 

Lepus insularis

 

Cervantes, F. A., and M. Castañada.  2012.  Efecto genético del aislamiento geográfico de la liebre negra (Lepus insularis), endemic de Isla Espíritu Santo, Baja California Sur, México.  Therya 3:151-170.

 

Lorenzo, C., A. Carrillo-Reyes, T. Rioja-Paradela, and M. de La Paz-Cuevas.  2012.  Estado actual de conservaciόn de liebres insulares en Baja California Sur, México.  Therya 3:185-206.

 

Romero-Palacios, A., and F. A. Cervantes.  2012.  Comparaciόn del esmalte dental de los molariformes en las liebres mexicanas.  Therya 3:207-222.

 

Lepus mandshuricus

 

Ge, D-y., A. A. Lissovsky, L. Xia, C. Cheng, A. T. Smith, and Q-s Yang.  2012.  Reevaluation of several taxa of Chinese lagomorphs (Mammalia:  Lagomorpha) described on the basis of pelage phenotype variation.  Mammalian Biology 77:113-123.

 

Liu, J., P. Chen, L. Yu, S-f. Wu, Y-p. Zhang, and X-l. Jiang.  2011.  The taxonomic status of Lepus melainus (Lagomorpha:  Leporidae) based on nuclear DNA and morphological analysis.  Zootaxa 3010:47-57.

 

Liu, J., L. Yu, M. L. Arnold, C. H. Wu, S. F. Wu, X. Lu,and Y. P. Zhang.  2011.  Reticulate evolution:  frequent introgressive hybridization among Chinese hares (genus Lepus) revealed by analyses of multiple mitochondrial and nuclear DNA loci.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:223 [doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-223]

 

Lepus macrotis

 

Lepus nigricollis

 

Mathur, P. K., H. Kumar, J. F. Lehmkuhl, A. Tripathi, V. B. Sawarkar, and R. De.  2011.  Mammal indicator species for protected areas and managed forests in a landscape conservation area of northern India.  Biodiversity and Conservation 20:1-17.

 

Lepus oiostolus

 

Lu, X.  2011.  Habitat use and abundance of the woolly hare Lepus oiostolus in the Lhasa mountains, Tibet.  Mammalia 75:35-40.

 

Lepus othus

 

Lepus peguensis

 

Lepus saxatilis

 

Lepus sinensis

 

Liu, J., L. Yu, M. L. Arnold, C. H. Wu, S. F. Wu, X. Lu,and Y. P. Zhang.  2011.  Reticulate evolution:  frequent introgressive hybridization among Chinese hares (genus Lepus) revealed by analyses of multiple mitochondrial and nuclear DNA loci.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:223 [doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-223]

 

Lepus starcki

 

Lepus tibetanus

 

Wu, Y-h., L. Xia, Q. Zhang, Q-s. Yang, and X-x. Meng.  2011.  Bidirectional introgresive hybridization between Lepus capensis and Lepus yarkandensis.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:545-555.

 

Lepus timidus

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. Boursot, M. Carneiro, P. J. Esteves, L. Farelo, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Recurrent introgression of mitochondrial DNA among hares (Lepus spp.) revealed by species-tree inference and coalescent simulations.  Systematic Biology 61:367-381.

 

Acevedo, P., A. Jimenez-Valverde, J. Melo-Ferreira, R. Real, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Parapatric species and the implications for climate change studies:  a case study on hares in Europe.  Global Change Biology 18:1509-1519.

 

Ehrich, D., et al.  2012.  The importance of willow thickets for ptarmigan and hares in shrub tundra:  the more the better?  Oecologia 168:141-151.

 

Bisi, F., S. Newey, M. Nodari, L. A. Wauters, A. Harrison, S. Thirgood and A. Martinoli 2011.  The strong and the hungry:  bias in capture methods for mountain hares Lepus timidus.  Wildlife Biology 17:311-316.

 

Liu, J., L. Yu, M. L. Arnold, C. H. Wu, S. F. Wu, X. Lu,and Y. P. Zhang.  2011.  Reticulate evolution:  frequent introgressive hybridization among Chinese hares (genus Lepus) revealed by analyses of multiple mitochondrial and nuclear DNA loci.  BMC Evolutionary Biology 11:223 [doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-223]

 

Reid, N.  2011.  European hare (Lepus europaeus) invasion ecology:  implication for the conservation of the endemic Irish hare (Lepus timidus hibernicus).  Biological Invasions 13:559-569.

 

Jokelainen, P., M. Isomursu, A. Nareaho, and A. Oksanen.  2011.  Natural toxoplasma gondii infections in European hares and mountain hares in Finland:  proportional mortality rate, antibody prevalence, and genetic characterizations.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47:154-163.

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. C. Alves, J. Rocha, N. Ferrand, and P. Bousot.  2011.  Interspecific X-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA introgression in the Iberian hare:  selection of allele surfing.  Evolution 65:1965-1968.

 

Bisi, F., M. Nodari, N. M. D. Oliveira, E. Masseroni, D. g. Preatoni, L. A. Wauters, G. Tosi, and A. Martinoli.  2011.  Space use patterns of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in the Alps.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:305-312.

 

Townsend, S. E.  S. Newey, S. J. Thirgood and D. T. Haydon.  2011.  Dissecting the drivers of population cycles:  interactions between parasites and mountain hare demography.  Ecological Modelling 222:48-56.

 

Lepus tolai

 

Lepus townsendii

 

Lepus yarkandensis

 

Wu, Y-h., L. Xia, Q. Zhang, Q-s. Yang, and X-x. Meng.  2011.  Bidirectional introgresive hybridization between Lepus capensis and Lepus yarkandensis.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59:545-555.

 

Shan, W-j., J. Liu, L. Yu, R. W. Murphy, H. Mahmut and Y-p. Zhang.  2011.  Genetic consequences of postglacial colonization by the endemic Yarkand hare (Lepus yarkandensis) of the arid Tarim basin.  Chinese Science Bulletin 56-1370-1382.

 

GENUS NESOLAGUS

 

Nesolagus netscheri

 

McCarthy, J. L., T. K. Fuller, K. P. McCarthy, H. T. Wibisono, and M. C. Livolsi.  2012.  Using camera-trap photographs and direct sightings to identify possible refugia for the Vulnerable Sumatran striped rabbit Nesolagus netscheri.  Oryx 46:438-441.

 

Nesolagus timminsi

 

GENUS ORYCTOLAGUS; Oryctolagus cuniculus

 

Mancilla-Leyton, J. M., J. Cambrolle, and A. M. Vincente.  2012.  The impact of the common rabbit on cork oak regeneration in SW Spain.  Plant Ecology 213:1503-1510.

 

Simon, M.A., J. M. Gil-Sanchez, G. Ruiz, G. Garrote, E. B. Mccain, L. Fernandez, M. Lopez-Parra, E. Rojas, R. Arenas-Rojas, T. Del Rey, M. Garcia-Tardio, and G. Lopez.  2012.  Reverse of the decline of the endangered Iberian lynx.  Conservation Biology 26:731-736.

 

Carneiro, M., F. W. Albert, J. Melo-Ferreira, N. Galtier, P. Gayral, J. A. Blanco-Aguilar, R. Villafuerte, M. W. Nachman, and N. Ferrand.  2012.  Evidence for widespread positive and purifying selection across the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) genome.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1837-1849.

 

Liu, J. N., P. J. Kerr, J. D. Wright, and T. Strive.  2012.  Serological assays to discriminate rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus from Australian non-pathogenic rabbit calicivirus.  Veterinary Microbiology 157:345-354.

 

Torres-Diaz, C., S. Gomez-Gonzalez, P. Torres-Morales, and E. Gianoli.  2012.  Soil disturbance by a native rodent drives microhabitat expansion of an alien plant.  Biological Invasions 14:1211-1220.

 

Sarmento, P., J. Cruz, A. Paula, C. Eira, M. Capinha, I. Ambrosio, C. Ferreira, and C. Fonseca.  2012.  Occupancy, colonization and extinction patterns of rabbit populations: implications for Iberian lynx conservation.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:523-533.

 

Melo-Ferreira, J., P. Boursot, M. Carneiro, P. J. Esteves, L. Farelo, and P. C. Alves.  2012.  Recurrent introgression of mitochondrial DNA among hares (Lepus spp.) revealed by species-tree inference and coalescent simulation.  Systematic Biology 61:367-381.

 

Campos, R., J. F. Storz, and N. Ferrand.  2012.  Copy number polymorphism in the alpha-globin gene cluster of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).  Heredity 108:531-536.

 

Kerr, P. J.  2012.  Myxomatosis in Australia and Europe: A model for emerging infectious disease.  Antiviral Research 93:387-415.

 

Barrio, I. C., R. Villafuerte, and F. S. Tortosa.  2012.  Can cover crops reduce rabbit-induced damages in vineyards in southern Spain?  Wildlife Biology 18:88-96.

 

Moleon, M., J. A. Sanchez-Zapata, J. M. Gil-Sanchez, E. Ballestros-Duperon, J. M. Barea-Azcon, and E. Virgos.  2012.  Predator-prey relationships in a Mediterranean vertebrate system: Bonelli’s eagles, rabbits, and partridges.  Oecologia 168:679-689.

 

Bird, P., G. Mutze, D. Peacock, and S. Jennings.  2012.  Damage caused by low-density exotic herbivore populations: the impact of the introduced European rabbits on marsupial herbivores and Allocasuarina and Bursaria seedling survival in Australian coastal shrubland.  Biological Invasions 14:743-755.

 

Peacock, D., G. Mutze, R. Sinclair, J. Kovaliski, and B. Cooke.  2012.  Rabbit haemorrhagic disease: applying Occam’s Razor to competing hypotheses.  Molecular Ecology 21:1038-1041.

 

Gould, E. A. 2012.  First case of rabbit haemorrhagic disease in Canada: contaminated flying insect, vs. long-term infection hypothesis.  Molecular Ecology 21:1042-1047.

 

Abrantes, J., W. van der Loo, J. Le Pendu, and P. J. Esteves.  2012.  Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) and rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV): a review.  Veterinary Research 43:12.

 

Milan, J., R. Casais, M. Delibes-Mateos, C. Calvete, C. Rouco, F. Castro, V. Colomar, E. Casas-Diaz, E. Ramirez, S. Moreno, J. M. Prieto, and R. Villafuerte.  2012.  Widespread exposure to Sarcoptes scabiei in wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Spain.  Veterinary Parasitology 183:323-329.

 

Cooke, B. D.  2012.  Rabbits: manageable environmental pests or participants in new Australian ecosystems?  Wildlife Research 39:279-289.

 

Somers, N., T. Milotic, and M. Hoffman.  2012.  The impact of sward height, forage quality and competitive conditions on foraging behavior of free-ranging rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.).  Belgian Journal of Zoology 142:74-85.

 

Nugent, G., L. E. Twig, B. Warburton, A. McGlinchy, P. Fisher, A. M. Gormley, and J. P. Parkes.  2012.  Why 0.02%? A review of the basis for current practice in aerial 1080 baiting for rabbits in New Zealand.  Wildlife Research 39:89-103.

 

Sanchez-Garcia, C., M. E. Alonso, C. Diez, M. Pablos, and V. R. Gaudioso.  2012.  An approach to the statistics of wild lagomorph captive rearing for releasing purposes in Spain.  World Rabbit Science 20:49-56.

 

Tablado, Z., E. Revilla, and F. Palomares.  2012.  Dying like rabbits: general determinants of spatio-temporal variability in survival.  Journal of Animal Ecology 81:150-161.

 

Cabezas, S., C. Calvete, and S. Moreno.  2011.  Survival of translocated wild rabbits: importance of habitat, physiological and immune condition.  Animal Conservation 14:665-675.

 

James, A. I., D. J. Eldridge, T. B. Koen, and K. E. Moseby.  2011.  Can the invasive European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) assume the soil engineering role of locally-extinct natives?  Biological Invasions 13:3027-3038.

 

Belda, A., J. E. Martinez-Perez, V. Peiro, E. Seva, and J. Argues.  2011.  Main landscape metrics affecting abundance and diversity of game species in a semi-arid agroecosystem in the Mediterranean region.  Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 9:1197-1212.

 

Buijs, S., L. J. Keeling, C. Vangestel, J. Baert, J. Vangeyte, and F. A. M. Tuyttens.  2011.  Assessing attraction or avoidance between rabbits: comparison of distance-based methods to analyse spatial distribution.  Animal Behavior 82:1235-1243.

 

Fernandez-De-Simon, J., F. Diaz-Ruiz, F. Cirilli, F. S. Tortosa, R. Villafuerte, M. Delibes-Mateo, and P. Ferreras.  2011.  Towards a standardized index of European rabbit abundance in Iberian Mediterranean habitats.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:1091-1100.

 

Maio, E., T. Carta, A. Balseiro, I. A. Sevilla, A. Romano, J. A. Ortiz, M. Vieira-Pinto, J. M. Garrido, J. M. P. de la Lastra, and C. Gortazar.  2011.  Paratuberculosis in European wild rabbits from the Iberian Peninsula.  Research in Veterinary Science 91:212-218.

 

Fernandez-de-Simon, J., F. Diaz-Ruiz, R. Villafuerte, M. Delibes-Mateos, and P. Ferreras.  2011.  Assessing predictors of pellet persistence in European rabbits Oryctolagus cuniculus: towards reliable population estimates from pellet counts.  Wildlife Biology 17:317-325.

 

Rodel, H. G., and R. Monclus.  2011.  Long-term consequences of early development on personality traits: a study in European rabbits.  Behavioral Ecology 22:1123-1130.

 

Eccard, J. A., and H. G. Rodel.  2011.  Optimizing temperament through litter size in short-lived, iteroparous mammals in seasonal environments.  Developmental Psychobiology 53:585-591.

 

Galvez-Bravo, L., A. Lopez-Pintor, S. Rebollo, and A. Gomez-Sal.  2011.  European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) engineering effects promote plant heterogeneity in Mediterranean dehesa pastures.  Journal of Arid Environments 75:779-786.

 

Merchan, T., G. Rocha, F. Alda, E. Silva, G. Thompson, S. H. de Trucios, and A. Pages.  2011.  Detection of rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) in nonspecific vertebrate hosts sympatric to the European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus).  Infection Genetics and Evolution 11:1469-1474.

 

Garcia-Bocanegra, I., R. J. Astorfa, S. Napp, B. Huerta, A. Carbonero, A. Perea, and A. Arenas.  2011.  Factors affecting the seroprevalence of lagovirus infection in wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Southern Spain.  Veterinary Journal 189:89-94.

 

Spiesschaert, B., G. McFadden, K. Hermans, H. Nauwynck, and G. R. Van de Walle.  2011.  The current status and future directions of myxoma virus, a master in immune evasion.  Veterinary Research 42:76.

 

Delibes-Mateos, M., A. T. Smith, C. N. Slobodchikoff, and J. E. Swenson.  2011.  The paradox of keystone species persecuted as pests: a call for the conservation of abundant small mammals in their native range.  Biological Conservation 144:1335-1346.

 

Evans, M. C., H. P. Possingham, and K. A. Wilson.  2011.  What to do in the face of multiple threats? Incorporating dependencies within a return on investment framework for conservation.  Diversity and Distributions 17:437-450.

 

Rouco, C., R. Villafuerte, F. Castro, and P. Ferreras.  2011.  Effect of artificial warren size on a restocked European wild rabbit population.  Animal Conservation 14:117-123.

 

Rollan, A., and J. Real.  2011.  Effect of wildfires and post-fire forest treatments on rabbit abundance.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:201-209.

 

Rouco, C., R. Villafuerte, F. Castro, and P. Ferreras.  2011.  Responses of naïve and experiences European rabbits to predator odour.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:395-398.

 

Le Gall-Recule, G., F. Zwingelstein, M. P. Fages, S. Bertagnoli, J. Gelfi, J. Aubineau, A. Roobrouck, G. Botti, A. Lavazza, and S. Marchandeau.  2011.  Characterisation of a non-pathogenic and non-protective infectious rabbit lagovirus related to RHDV.  Virology 410:395-402.

 

Marko, G., G. Onodi, M. Kertesz, and V. Altbacker.  2011.  Rabbit grazing as the major source of intercanopy heterogeneity in a juniper shrubland.  Arid Land Research Management 25:176-193.

 

Ferreras, P., A. Travaini, S. C. Zapata, and M. Delibes.  2011.  Short-term responses of mammalian carnivores to a sudden collapse of rabbits in Mediterranean Spain.  Basic and Applied Ecology 12:116-124.

 

Serrano, S., and S. J. H. de Trucios.  2011.  Burrow types of the European wild rabbit in southwestern Spain.  Ethology Ecology & Evolution 23:81-90.

 

Nolfo-Clements, L. E., and M. D. Clements.  2011.  European rabbits as potential Least Tern nest predators.  Northeastern Naturalist 18:243-246.

 

van Strien, A. J., J.J. A. Dekker, M. Straver, T. van der Meij, L. L. Soldaat, A. Ehrenburg, and E. van Loon.  2011.  Occupancy dynamics of wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in the coastal dunes of the Netherlands with imperfect detection.  Wildlife Research 38:717-725.

 

Barrio, I. C., R. Villafuerte, and F. S. Tortosa.  2011.  Harbouring pests: rabbit warrens in agricultural landscapes.  Wildlife Research 38:756-761.

 

GENUS PENTALAGUS; Pentalagus furnessi

 

Abrantes, J., C. R. Carmo, C. A. Matthee, F. Yamada, W. van der Loo, and P. J. Esteves.  2011.  A shared unusual genetic change at the chemokine receptor type 5 between Oryctolagus, Bunolagus and Pentalagus.  Conservation Genetics 12:325-330.

 

GENUS POELAGUS; Poelagus marjorita

 

GENUS PRONOLAGUS

 

Pronolagus crassicaudatus

 

Pronolagus randensis

 

Pronolagus rupestris

 

Pronolagus saundersiae

 

GENUS ROMEROLAGUS; Romerolagus diazi

 

Martinez-Garcia, J. A., G. D. Mendoza, M. Sanchez-Trocino, P. A. Hernandez, F. X. Plata, and M. M. Crosby.  2011.  Defecation rate in Romerolagus diazi fed with different levels of Muhlenbergia macroura.  Journal of Applied Animal Research 39:317-319.

 

GENUS SYLVILAGUS

 

Sylvilagus aquaticus

 

Scharine, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, L. Rubert, and J. C. Crawford.  2011.  Occupancy, detection, and habitat associations of sympatric lagomorphs in early-successional bottomland forests.  Journal of Mammalogy 92:880-890.

 

Sylvilagus audubonii

 

Arias-Del Razo, I., L. Hernandez, J. W. Laundre, and L. Velasco-Vazquez.  2012.  The landscape of fear:  habitat use by a predator (Canis latrans) and its main prey (Lepus californicus and Sylvilagus audubonii).  Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:683-693.

 

Fisher, J. L.  2012.  Shifting prehistoric abundances of leporids at five finger ridge, a central Utah archaeological site.  Western North American Naturalist 72:60-68.

 

Arias-Del Razo, I., L. Hernandez, J. W. Laundre, and O. Myers.  2011.  Do predator and prey foraging activity patterns match?  A study of coyotes (Canis latrans), and lagomorphs (Lepus californicus and Sylvilagus audubonii).  Journal of Arid Environments 75:112-118.

                                                                                                 

Sylvilagus bachmani

 

Sylvilagus brasiliensis

 

Sylvilagus cognatus

 

Sylvilagus cunicularius

 

Sylvilagus dicei

 

Sylvilagus floridanus

 

Scharine, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, L. Rubert, and J. C. Crawford.  2011.  Occupancy, detection, and habitat associations of sympatric lagomorphs in early-succcessional bottomland forests.  Journal of Mammalogy 92:880-890.

 

Bertolino, S., N. C. di Montezemolo, and A. Perrone.  2011.  Daytime habitat selection by introduced eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus and native European hare Lepus europaeus in northern Italy.  Zoological Science 28:414-419.

 

Bertolino, S., A. Perrone, L. Gola, and R. Viterbi.  2011.  Population density and habitat use of the introduced eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) compared to the native European hare (Lepus europaeus). Zoological Studies 50:315-326.

 

Bertolino, S., B. Ingegno, and M. Girardello.  2011.  Modelling the habitat requirements of invasive eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) introduced into Italy.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:267-274.

 

Vidus-Rosin, A., A. Meriggi, E. Cardarelli, S. Serrano-Perez, M. C. Mariani, C. Corradelli, and A. Barba.  2011.  Habitat overlap between sympatric European hares (Lepus europaeus) and eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus) in northern Italy.  Acta Theriologica 56:53-61.

 

Sylvilagus graysoni

 

Sylvilagus insonus

 

Sylvilagus mansuetus

 

Lorenzo, C., S. T. Alvarez-Castaneda, and J. Vazquez.  2011.  Conservation status of the threatened, insular San Jose brush rabbit (Sylvilagus mansuetus).  Western North American Naturalist 71:10-16.

 

Sylvilagus nuttallii

 

Fisher, J. L.  2012.  Shifting prehistoric abundances of leporids at five finger ridge, a central Utah archaeological site.  Western North American Naturalist 72:60-68.

 

Sylvilagus obscurus

 

Sylvilagus palustris

 

Schmidt, J. A., R. McCleery, J. R. Seavey, S. E. Cameron DeVitt, and P. M. Schmidt.  2012.  Impacts of a half century of sea-level rise and development on an endangered mammal.  Global Change Biology, doi: 10:1111/gcb.12024.

 

Eaton, M. J., P. T. Hughes, J. D. Nichols, A. Morkill, and C. Anderson.  2011.  Spatial patch occupancy patterns of the Lower Keys marsh rabbit.  Journal of Wildlife Management 75:1186-1193.

 

Schmidt, J. A., R. A. McCleery, P. M. Schmidt, N. J. Silvy, and R. R. Lopez.  2011.  Population estimation and monitoring of an endangered lagomorph.  Journal of Wildlife Management 75:151-158.

 

Sylvilagus robustus

 

Nalls, A. V., L. K. Ammerman, and R. C. Dowler.  2012.  Genetic and morphologic variation in the Davis Mountains cottontail (Sylvilagus robustus).  Southwestern Naturalist 57:1-7.

 

Sylvilagus transitionalis

 

Fenderson, L. E., A. I. Kovach, J. A. Litvaitis, and M. K. Litvaitis.  2011.  Population genetic structure and history of fragmented remnant populations of the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis).  Conservation Genetics 12:943-958.

 

Weidman, T., and J. A. Litvaitis.  2011.  Can supplemental food increase winter survival of a threatened cottontail rabbit?  Biological Conservation 144:2054-2058.

 

Sylvilagus varynaensis

 

FAMILY OCHOTONIDAE

 

GENUS Ochotona

 

Erbajeva, M. A., J. I. Mead, N. V. Alexeeva, C. Angelone, and S. L. Swift.  2011.  Taxonomic diversity of Late Cenozoic Asian and North American ochotonids (an overview).  Palaeontologia Electronica 14:42A.

 

Ochotona alpina

 

Formozov, N. A., and I. Y. Bakloushinskaya.  2011.  Manchurian pika (Ochotona mantchurica scorodumovi) from the interfluve of the Shilka and Argun rivers:  karyotype and problems of pika taxonomy in Amurland and adjacent territories.  Zoologichesky Zhurnal 90:490-497.

 

Ochotona argentata

 

Ochotona cansus

 

Ochotona collaris

 

Zgurski, J. M., and D. S. Hik.  2012.  Polygynandry and even-sexed dispersal in a population of collared pikas, Ochotona collaris.  Animal Behaviour 83:1075-1082.

 

Ochotona curzoniae

 

Yu, F-h., S-p. Li, W. C. Kilpatrick, P. M. McGuire, K. He, and W-h. Wei.  2012.  Biogeographical study of plateau pikas Ochotona curzoniae (Lagomorpha, Ochotonidae).  Zoological Science 29:518-526.

 

Wang, Z-l., and Y-m. Zhang.  2012.  Predicted structural change in erythropoietin of plateau pikas.  Gene 501:206-212.

 

Liu, M., J-p. Qu, M. Yang, Z-l. Wang, Y-l. Wang, Y-m. Zhang, and Z-b. Zhang.  2012.  Effects of quinestrol and levonorgestrel on populations of plateau pikas, Ochotona curzoniae, in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.  Pest Management Science 68:592-601.

 

Liu, M., J-p. Qu, Z-l. Wang, Y-l. Wang, Y-m. Zhang, and Z-b. Zhang.  2012.  Behavioral mechanisms of male sterilization on plateau pika in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.  Behavioral Processes 89:278-285.

 

Qu, J-p., M. Liu, M. Yang, Y-m. Zhang and W-h. Ji.  2012.  Reproduction of plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:269-277.

 

Liu, H-w., Z. Jin, Y-m. Chen, and F-q. Zhang.  2012.  Population dynamics of plateau pika under lethal control and contraception control.  Advances in Difference Equations 2012:1-13.

 

Liu, W., L. Li, H-y. Yan, H-q. Sun, and L. Zhang.  2012.  Effects of burrowing activity of plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) on plant species richness and aboveground biomass.  Acta Theriologica Sinica 32:216-220.

 

Du, Y., Y-f. Cao, Z-c. Jing, H. He, and J-h. Bian.  2012.  Efficacies of coccidian parasites (Protozoa) in control of plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) and their effects on embryo development.  Acta Theriologica Sinica 32:221-227.

 

Liu, H-w., L. Zhou, W. Liu, and H-k. Zhou.  2011.  Using a cellular-automata model to investigate the effects of grazing on plateau pika population dynamics.  International Journal of Biomathematics 4:275-287.

 

Meihe, G., S. Meihe, K. Bach, J. Nolling, J. Hanspach, C. Reudenbach, K. Kaiser, K. Wesche, V. Mosbrugger, Y. P. Yang, and Y. M. Ma.  2011.  Plant communities of central Tibetan pastures in the alpine steppe/Kobresia pygmaea ecotone.  Journal of Arid Environments 75:711-723.

 

Yang, J., T. G. Bromage, Q. Zhao, B. H. Xu, W. L. Gao, H. F. Tian, H. J. Tang, D. W. Liu, and X. Q. Zhao.  2011.  Functional evidence of leptin of Ochotona curzoniae in adaptive thermogenesis driven by cold environmental stress.  PLOS One 6:219833.

 

Delebes-Mateos, M., A. T. Smith, C. N. Slobodchikoff, and J. E. Swenson.  2011.  The paradox of keystone species persecuted as pests:  a call for the conservation of abundant small mammals in their native range.  Biological Conservation 144:1335-1346.

 

Yin, B. F., I. M. Hegab, A. Q. Wang, and W. H. Wei.  2011.  Every rose has its own thorns?  A study on Trivers-Willard Hypothesis in plateau pikas.  Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 10:3249-3253.

 

Qu, J-p., W-j. Li, M. Yang, K-x. Li, and Y-m. Zhang.  2011.  Methods for large scale assessment of small mammal abundance in open habitats:  plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) in alpine grassland.  Polish Journal of Ecology 59:829-833.

 

Yang, H., J-p. Qu, Li-h. Liu, S-q. Li, and Y-m. Zhang.  2011.  Effects of food supply an dburrow density on mortality of the plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) in winter.  Acta Theriologica Sinica 31:257-264.

 

Dai, X., Z-z. Zou, T-t. Zhang, W. Jiang, W-h. Wei, and S-m. Yang.  2011.  The effect of tannic acid on the gonad hormones in plateau pikas (Ochotona curzoniae) and root voles (Microtus oeconomus).  Acta Theriologica Sinica 31:278-283.

 

Bian, J-h., Y-f. Cao, Y. Du, L. Yang, and Z-c. Jing.  2011.  Effects of parasitic eimerians (Eimeria cryptobarretti and E. klondikensis) on mortality of plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae).  Acta Theriologica Sinica 31:299-305.

 

Ochotona dauurica

 

Ochotona erythrotis

 

Ochotona forresti

 

Ge, D-y., A. A. Lissovsky, L. Xia, C. Cheng, A. T. Smith, and Q-s Yang.  2012.  Reevaluation of several taxa of Chinese lagomorphs (Mammalia:  Lagomorpha) described on the basis of pelage phenotype variation.  Mammalian Biology 77:113-123.

 

Ochotona gloveri

 

Ochotona himalayana

 

Ochotona hoffmanni

 

Ochotona huangensis

 

Ochotona hyperborea

 

Formozov, N. A., and I. Y. Bakloushinskaya.  2011.  Manchurian pika (Ochotona mantchurica scorodumovi) from the interfluve of the Shilka and Argun rivers:  karyotype and problems of pika taxonomy in Amurland and adjacent territories.  Zoologichesky Zhurnal 90:490-497.

 

Ochotona iliensis

 

Ochotona koslowi

 

Ochotona ladacensis

 

Ochotona macrotis

 

Ochotona muliensis

 

Ochotona nubrica

 

Ochotona pallasi

 

Ochotona princeps

 

Moyer-Horner, L., M. M. Smith and J. Belt.  2012.  Citizen science and observer variability during American pika surveys.  Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1472-1479.

 

Calkins, M. T., E. A. Beever, K. G. Boykin, J. K. Frey, and M. C. Anderson.  2012.  Not-so-splendid isolation:  modeling climate-mediated range collapse of a montane mammal Ochotona princeps across numerous ecoregions.  Ecography 35:780-791.

 

Brown, J. L., and L. L. Knowles.  2012.  Spatially explicit models of dynamic histories:  examination of the genetic consequences of Pleistocene glaciation and recent climate change of the American pika.  Molecular Ecology 21:3757-3775.

 

Butler, D. R.  2012.  The impact of climate change on patterns of zoogeomorphological influence:  examples from the Rocky Mountains of the western U.S.A.  geomorphology 157 SI:183-191.

 

Henry, P., Z. J. Sim, and M. A. Russello.  2012.  Genetic evidence for restricted dispersal along continuous altitudinal gradients in a climate change-sensitive mammal:  the American pika.  PLoS One 7:DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0039077.

 

Ge, D-y., Z-q. Zhang, L. Xia, Q. Zhang, Y. Ma, and Q-s. Yang.  2012.  Did the expansion of C-4 plants drive extinction and massive range contraction of micromammals?  Inferences from food preference and historical biogeography of pikas.  Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 326:160-171.

 

Galbreath, K. E., and E. P. Hoberg.  2012.  Return to Beringia:  parasites reveal cryptic biogeographic history of North American pikas.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279:371-378.

 

Millar, C. J.  2011.  Influence of domestic livestock grazing on American pika (Ochotona princeps) haypiling behavior in the eastern Sierra Nevada and Great Basin.  Western North American Naturalist 71:425-430.

 

Erb, L. P., C. Ray, and R. Guralnick.  2011.  On the generality of a climate-mediated shift in the distribution of the American pika (Ochotona princeps).  Ecology 92:1730-1735.

 

Henry, P., and M. A. Russello.  2011.  Obtaining high-quality DNA from elusive small mammals using low-tech hair snares.  European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:429-435.

 

Beever, E. A., C. Ray, J. L. Wilkening, P. F. Brussard, and P. W. Mote.  2011.  Contemporary climate change alters the pace and drivers of extinction.  Global Change Biology 17:2054-2070.

 

Wilkening, J. L., C. Ray, E. A. Beever, and P. F. Brussard.  2011.  Modeling contemporary range retraction in Great Basin pikas (Ochotona princeps) using data on microclimate and microhabitat.  Quaternary International 235:77-88.

 

Manning, T., and J. C. Hagar.  2011.  Use of nonalpine anthropogenic habitats by American pikas (Ochotona princeps) in western Oregon.  Western North American Naturalist 71:106-112.

 

Ochotona pusilla

 

Erbajeva, M. A., J. I. Mead, N. V. Alexeeva, C. Angelone, and S. L. Swift.  2011.  Taxonomic diversity of Late Cenozoic Asian and North American ochotonids (an overview).  Palaeontologia Electronica 14:42A.

 

Ochotona roylei

 

Ochotona rufescens

 

Ochotona rutila

 

Ochotona thibetana

 

Ochotona thomasi

 

Ochotona turuchanensis

 

Formozov, N. A., and I. Y. Bakloushinskaya.  2011.  Manchurian pika (Ochotona mantchurica scorodumovi) from the interfluve of the Shilka and Argun rivers:  karyotype and problems of pika taxonomy in Amurland and adjacent territories.  Zoologichesky Zhurnal 90:490-497.

 

GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSES

 

Mexico

 

Velázquez, A.  2012.  El context geográphico de los lagomorfos de México.  Therya 3:223-238.