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  • Ruedas, L. A., J. H. French*, S. Marques-Silva, R. N. Platt II, J. Salazar-Bravo, J. M. Mora, and C. W. Thompson. A prolegomenon to the systematics of South American cottontail rabbits (Mammalia, Lagomorpha, Leporidae: Sylvilagus): designation of a neotype for S. brasiliensis (Linnaeus, 1758), and restoration of S. andinus (Thomas, 1897) and S. tapetillus Thomas, 1913. Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 205:1-63. [PDF]
  • Wu, X., J. Wu, C. W. Thompson, and Y. Li.   2015.  Adaptive evolution of the MHC class III gene RAGE in primates and murine rodents.  International Journal of Immunogenetics 331:1-24. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., F. B. Stangl, Jr., and R. D. Bradley.  2015.  Ancient hybridization and subsequent mitochondrial capture in ground squirrels (genus Ictidomys).  Occasional Papers of the Museum, Texas Tech University 331:1-24. [PDF]
  • Platt II, R. N., B. R. Amman, M. S. Corley*, C. W. Thompson, and R. D. Bradley.  2015.  What is Peromyscus? Evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences for a new classification.  Journal of Mammalogy 96:708-719. [PDF]
  • Ordóñez-Garza*, N., C. W. Thompson, M. K. Unkefer, C. W. Edwards, J. G. Owen, and R. D. Bradley.  2014.  Examination of the Neotoma mexicana species group in Mesoamerica: molecular evidence for recognition of N. ferruginea Tomes 1861.  Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 127:518-532. [PDF]
  • Rocha, L. A., A. Aleixo, G. Allen, F. Almeda, C. Baldwin, M. Barclay, J. Bates, A. Bauer, F. Benzoni, C. Berns, M. Berumen, D. C. Blackburn, S. Blum, F. Bolaños, R. Bowie, R. Britz, R. Brown, C. D. Cadena, K. Carpenter, L. M. Ceríaco, P. Chakrabarty, G. Chaves, J. H. Choat, K. Clements, B. Collette, A. Collins, J. Coyne, J. Cracraft, T. Daniel, M. R. de Carvalho, K. de Queiroz, F. Di Dario, R. Drewes, J. Dumbacher, A. Engilis Jr, M. V. Erdmann, W. Eschmeyer, C. R. Feldman, B. Fisher, J. Fjeldså, P. Fritsch, J. Fuchs, A. Getahun, A. Gill, M. Gomon, T. Gosliner, G. Graves, C. Griswold, R. Guralnick, K. Hartel, K. M. Helgen, H. Ho, D. Iskandar, T. Iwamoto, Z. Jaafar, H. James, D. Johnson, D. Kavanaugh, N. Knowlton, E. Lacey, H. Larson, P. Last, J. Leis, H. Lessios, J. Liebherr, M. Lowman, D. L. Mahler, V. Mamonekene, K. Matsuura, G. Mayer, H. Mays Jr., J. McCosker, R. McDiarmid, J. McGuire, M. Miller, R. Mooi, R. D. Mooi, C. Moritz, P. Myers, M. Nachman, R. A. Nussbaum, D. Ó Foighil, L. Parenti, J. Parham, E. Paul, G. Paulay, J. Pérez-Emán, A. Perez-Matus, S. Poe, J. Pogonoski, D. Rabosky, J. E. Randall, J. Reimer, D. R. Robertson, M.-O. Rödel, M. T. Rodrigues, P. Roopnarine, L. Rüber, M. Ryan, F. Sheldon, G. Shinohara, A. Short, B. Simison, W. Smith-Vaniz, V. Springer, M. Stiassny, J. G. Tello, C. W. Thompson, T. Trnski, P. Tucker, T. Valqui, M. Vecchione, E. Verheyen, P. C. Wainwright, T. A. Wheeler, W. White, K. Will, J. T. Williams, E. O. Wilson, K. Winker, R. Winterbottom, and C. Witt.  2014.  Collecting biological specimens is essential in science and conservation.  Science 344:814-815. [PDF]
  • Booth-Binczik, S. D., R. D. Bradley, C. W. Thompson, L. C. Bender, J. W. Huntley, J. A. Huntley, L. L. Laack, and J. L. Mays.  2013.  Ocelot food habits and potential for competition with bobcats in South Texas.  Southwestern Naturalist 58:403-410. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., and E. J. Finck.  2013.  A northward range extension of the hispid cotton rat (Sigmodon hispidus) in Missouri.  Prairie Naturalist 45:96-99. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., F. A. Anwarali Khan, F. B. Stangl, Jr., R. J. Baker, and R. D. Bradley.   2013.  Multi-locus analyses indicate a mosaic hybrid zone in ground squirrels (genus Ictidomys).  Ecology and Evolution 3:4448-4460. [PDF]
  • Pitts, R. M., M. R. Mauldin, C. W. Thompson, and J. R. Choate.  2013.  Evidence of Hantavirus exposure in rodents from North Texas.  Western North American Naturalist 73:386-391. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., and R. D. Bradley.  2013.  Neotoma picta.  Pp. 316, in Mammals of Mexico (G. Ceballos, ed.).  Johns Hopkins University Press. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., and R. D. Bradley.  2013.  Neotoma isthmica.  Pp. 306, in Mammals of Mexico (G. Ceballos, ed.).  Johns Hopkins University Press. [PDF]
  • Huynh, H. M., S. Bertolino, P. W. W. Lurz, J. L. Koprowski, G. R. Williams, C. W. Thompson, and D. F. McAlpine.  2011.  The even darker side of the eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis): a review of global introductions, invasion biology, and pest management strategies.  Pp. 31-32, in Julius-Kuhn-Archiv 432 (J. Jacob and A. Esther, eds.).  8th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, Berlin, Germany.  [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., J. R. Choate, H. H. Genoways, and E. J. Finck.  2011.  Blarina hylophaga.  Mammalian Species 43:94-103. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., R. S. Pfau, J. R. Choate, H. H. Genoways, and E. J. Finck.  2011.  Identification and characterization of the contact zone between two species of short-tailed shrew (Blarina) in Iowa and Missouri.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 89:278-288. [PDF]
  • Bradley, R. D., C. W. Thompson, and R. R. Chambers.  2010.  Rbp3 in geomyid rodents: reduced rate of molecular evolution or evidence for selection?  Occasional Papers of the Museum, Texas Tech University 296:1:15. [PDF]
  • Thompson, C. W., and J. D. Hoffman.  2009.  Karyotype designation and habitat description of the northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda, Say) neotype and paratypes.  Jeffersoniana 22:1-5. [PDF]


  • Pitts, R. M., H. M. Huynh*, C. W. Thompson, and K. F. Maranth.  Further support for December breeding in the plains pocket gopher (Geomys bursarius) in Texas.  Transactions of the Missouri Academy of Science, in review.
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