Mammal Bibliography


Anderson, S. 1967. Introduction to the rodents. Pp. 206-209 in Recent mammals of the world (S. Anderson and J. K. Jones, Jr., eds.). Roland Press Co., New York.

Bailey, V. 1931 (=1932). Mammals of New Mexico. North American Fauna 53;1-412.

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. territories, and Canada. U.S. Dept. Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Resource Publ. 166:1-79.

Benton, M. J. 2005. Vertebrate paleontology. 3rd ed. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA. 455 pp.

Betancourt, J. L., T. R. Van Devender, and P. S. Martin (eds.). 1990. Packrat middens, The last 40,000 years of biotic change. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. 467 pp.

DeBlase, A. F., and R. E. Martin. 1974. A Manual of Mammalogy. Wm. C. Brown Co., Dubuque. 329 pp.

Feldhamer, G. A., L. C. Drickamer, S. H. Vessey, and J. F. Merritt. 2004. Mammalogy. 2nd ed., McGraw Hill, Boston, 550 pp.

Findley, J. S. 1987. The natural history of New Mexican mammals. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 164 pp.

Findley, J. S., A. H. Harris, D. E. Wison, and C. Jones. 1975. Mammals of New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 360 pp.

Flower, W. H. 1885. An introduction to the osteology of the Mammalia. 3rd ed., Richard Clay and Sons, London.

Frey, J. F. 2004. Taxonomy and distribution of the mammals of New Mexico: An annotated checklist. Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University, no. 240:1-32.

Frey, J. K., and C. T. LaRue. 1993. Notes on the Distribution of the Mogollon Vole (Microtus mogollonensis) in New Mexico and Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 38(2):176-178.

Frey, J. K., and T. L. Yates. 1996. Mammalian diversity in New Mexico. New Mexico Journal of Science 36:4-37.

Frost, D. R., and R. M. Timm. 1992. Phylogeny of plecotine bats (Chioptera: "Vespertilionidae"): Summary of the evidence and proposal of a logically consistent taxonomy. American Museum Novitates 3034:1-16.

Gingerich, P. D. 1984. Primate evolution. Pp. 167-181, in Mammals. Notes for a short course (P. D. Gingerich and C. E. Badgeley, eds.). University of Tennessee Studies in Geology 8.

Hafner, D. J., K. E. Petersen, and T. L. Yates. 1981. Evolutionary relationships of jumping mice (genus Zapus) of the southwestern United States. Journal of Mammalogy 62:501-512.

Hall, E. R. 1962. Collecting and preparing study specimens of vertebrates. University of Kansas Museum of Natural History, Miscellaneous Publication 30:1-46.

Hall, E. R. 1981. Mammals of North America. John Wiley & Sons, New York. 2 vols., 1,181 pp.

Harris, A. H. 1970. Past climate of the Navajo Reservoir District. American Antiquity 35:374-377. PDF

Harris, A. H. 1984. Neotoma in the Late Pleistocene of New Mexico and Chihuahua. Special Publications, Carnegie Museum of Natural History 8:164-178. PDF

Harris, A. H. 1985. Late Pleistocene vertebrate paleoecology of the West. University of Texas Press, Austin, 293 pp.

Harris, A. H. 1993. Quaternary vertebrates of New Mexico. Pp. 179-197, in Vertebrate Paleontology in New Mexico (S. G. Lucas and J. Zidek, eds.). New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Bulletin 2:i-vii, 1-338.

Hayssen, V., A. van Tienhoven, and A. an Tienhoven. 1993. Asdell's patterns of mammalian reproduction. A compendium of species-specific data. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, 1023 pp.

Lundelius, E. L., Jr. 1979. Post-Pleistocene mammals from Pratt Cave and their environmental significance. In: Genoways, H. H., and R. J. Baker, editors. Biological Investigations in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. National Park Service Proceedings and Transactions Series 4. Pp. 239-258.

MacFadden, B. J. 1992. Fossil horses: Systematics, paleobiology, and evolution of the family Equidae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 369 pp.

McKenna, M. C., and S. K. Bell. 1997. Classification of mammals above the species level. Columbia University Press, New York, 631 pp.

Nowak, R. M. 1991. Walker's mammals of the world, 5th ed., 2 vols. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Nowak, R. M. 1994. Walker's bats of the world. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Ruedas, L. A. 1998, Systematics of Sylvilagus Gray, 1967 (Lagomorpha: Leporidae) from southwestern North America. Journal of Mammalogy 79:1355-1378.

Simmons, N. B., K. L. Seymour, J. Habersetzer, and G. F. Gunnell. 2008. Primitive Early Eocene bat from Wyoming and the evolution of flight and echolocation. Nature 451:818-821.

Simpson, G. G. 1961. Principles of animal taxonomy. Columbia University Press, New York.

Smartt, R. A. 1977. The ecology of late Pleistocene and Recent Microtus from south-central and southwestern New Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 22:1-19.

Schmidly, D. J. 1977. The mammals of Trans-Pecos Texas, including Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 225 pp.

Stucky, R. K., and M. C.McKenna. 1993. Mammalia. Pp. 739-771, in The Fossil Record (M. J. Benton, ed.). Chapman and Hall, London.

Vaughn, T. A. 1986. Mammalogy, 3rd ed. Saunders College Publishing, Philadelphia, 576 pp.

Wilson, D. E., and D. M. Reeder (eds.). 2005. Mammal species of the world: A taxonomic and geographic reference, 3nd ed., 2 vols. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Wozencraft, W. C. 1993. Order Carnivora. Pp. 279-348 in Mammal species of the world (D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder, eds.), Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.


Some Pertinent Journals

Acta Theriologica
Journal of Mammalogy
Mammal Review
Southwestern Naturalist


Mammalian Species—A series by the American Society of Mammalogists, each number consisting of several pages that summarize pertinent data for a species. the first 761 accounts (through 2004) are available as PDF files.

Mammalogy Books

A variety of books are available for reference. A few not referenced above:

Elbroch, M. 2006. Animal skulls. A guide to North American species. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. 727 pp.

Feldhamer, G. A., L. C. Drickamer, S. H. Vessey, J. F. Merritt, and C. Krajewski. 2007. Mammalogy: Adaptation, diversity, ecology. 3rd ed. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 643 pp.

Jones, J. K., Jr., and R. W. Manning. 1992. Illustrated key to skulls of genera of North American mammals. Texas Tech University Press, iv + 75 pp.

Martin, R. E., R. Pine,and A. F. DeBlase. 2000. A Manual of Mammalogy, 3nd edition.

Vaughan, T. A., J. M. Ryan, and N. J. Czaplewski. 2000. Mammalogy. 4th ed. Saunders College Publishing, Fort Worth, 565 pp.


Last Update: 3 Mar 2008

Centennial Museum and Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso