Publications

In Press (2012). Upham, N. S. and B. D. Patterson. Diversification and biogeography of the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. In Press PDF copy and DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2012.01.020.

In Press (2012). Light, J. E., Hafner, J. C., Upham, N. S., and Reddington, E. Conservation genetics of kangaroo mice, genus Microdipodops. Journal of Mammalian Evolution.

2011. Hafner, J. C., and N. S. Upham. Phylogeography of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus: cryptic lineages and dispersal routes in North America’s Great Basin. Journal of Biogeography 38: 1077-1097. PDF copy

2008. Hafner, J. C., N. S. Upham, E. Reddington, and C. W. Torres. Phylogeography of the pallid kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops pallidus: a sand-obligate endemic of the Great Basin, western North America. Journal of Biogeography 35: 2102-2118. PDF copy

2008. Upham, N. S. Rodent activity in relation to moonlight in sandy and open habitats of the Great Basin Desert. Unpublished M.A. thesis, Occidental College. viii + 65 pp. PDF copy


Manuscripts Submitted or In Preparation:

In Review (2012) Upham, N. S., and J. C. Hafner. Do nocturnal rodents in the Great Basin Desert show moonlight avoidance? Journal of Mammalogy.

In preparation. Arbogast, B. S., Upham, N. S., and Ogawa, L. Gliding and flying mammals: diversity, distribution, and conservation threats. Conservation Biology.


Published Abstracts and Presentations:

2011. Molecular phylogeny, divergence timing, and biogeography of the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). IV Congreso Latinoamericano Paleontologia de Vertebrados, San Juan, Argentina (oral). Invited participant in the symposium “Origines y Evolucion del Neotropico Sudamericano.”

2011. A preliminary analysis of divergence timing and historical biogeography in the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). Ninety-first Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Portland, OR (poster).

2010. Evolution of the New World rodent superfamily Octodontoidea: preliminary patterns using multiple genes and fossils. Ninetieth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Laramie, Wyoming (oral).

2009. Moonlight avoidance by bipedal, but not quadrupedal, rodents in sandy and open habitats of the Great Basin Desert, U.S. Tenth International Mammalogical Congress, Mendoza, Argentina (poster).

2007. Rodent activity in response to lunar illumination in sandy habitats of the Great Basin Desert. Eighty-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Albuquerque, New Mexico (oral).

2006. Phylogeography of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus. Eighty-sixth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Amherst, Massachusetts (oral).

2005. Molecular phylogenetics of the dark kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops megacephalus. Eighty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Springfield, Missouri (oral).

2005. Phylogeography of the pale kangaroo mouse, Microdipodops pallidus. Eighty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Springfield, Missouri (abstract co-author, did not present).

Publications

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