Tropical Ecology and Conservation

Publications

Publications: (undergraduates underlined, * indicates graduate student or postdoc)

 

Books

 

Shultz, S., A. E. Dunham, K. Root, S. Soucy, S. Carroll, & L. Ginzburg. 1999/02/06/2008. Conservation Biology with RAMAS Ecolab. Sinaur Associates, Mass. 251pp. (Undergraduate text/lab book teaches students quantitative conservation biology and wildlife management) Latest release in digital form available from Web School of Science.

 

Peer Reviewed Articles

 

Razafindratsima*, OH, Brown, KA, Da Silva*, F, Johnson, SE, Wright, PE, and Dunham, A. E. (in press.) Life on the edge: Impacts of habitat fragmentation on components of diversity and above-ground biomass in plant communities in a tropical rainforest.  Journal of Applied Ecology

 

Razafindratsima*, O. H., Dunham, A. E. 2016. Co-fruiting plant species share similar fruit and seed traits while phylogenetic patterns vary through time. Journal of Ecology. 104(6): 1789-1798. **PDF**

Razafindratsima*, O.H., Dunham A.E. 2016. Frugivores bias seed-adult tree associations through nonrandom dispersal: a phylogenetic approach. Ecology. 97(8): 2094-2102**PDF**

Wandrag*, E. M., Dunham, A. E., Miller, R. H., and Rogers, H. S. 2015. Vertebrate seed dispersers maintain the composition of tropical forest seedbanks. AoB Plants. plv130

Razafindratsima*, O. H, Dunham, A. E. 2015. Assessing the impacts of nonrandom seed dispersal by multiple frugivore partners on plant recruitment. Ecology. 96(1):24-30. **PDF** ESA Blog (featured cover article)

 

Razafindratsima*, O. H, Jones, T. A., Dunham, A. E. 2014. Patterns of movement and seed dispersal of three lemur species. American Journal of Primatology. 76 (1):84-96. **[PDF]** (featured cover article)

Dunham, A.E., Maitner*, B.S., Razafindratsima*, O.H., Simmons, M. C., Roy*, C. L. 2013. Body size and sexual size dimorphism in primates; influence of climate and net primary productivity. Journal of Evolutionary Biology . 26(11): 2312–2320. **[PDF]** (featured cover article)

Razafindratsima*, O. H., Mehtani, S., Dunham, A.E. 2013. Extinctions, traits, and phylogenetic structure of communities: insights from primate assemblages in Madagascar. Ecography. 36(1):47-56. **[PDF]**

 

Maitner,* B. S. Rudgers, J. A., Dunham, A. E., Whitney, K. D. 2012. Patterns of bird invasion are consistent with environmental filtering. Ecography. 35(7):614-623 **[PDF]**

 

Van Allen*, B., Dunham, A.E., Asquith, C., Rudolf, V.H.W. 2012. Life history predicts risk of species decline in a stochastic world. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 279(1738):2691-2697. **[PDF]**

Dunham, A.E. 2011. Soil disturbance by vertebrates alters seed predation, movement and germination in an African rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 27(6):581-589. **[PDF]**

Dunham A. E, Erhart, E. M., Wright, P. C. 2011. Global climate cycles and cyclones; consequences for rainfall patterns and lemur reproduction in southeastern Madagascar. Global Change Biology. 17 (1): 219-227. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02205.x **[PDF]**

 

Dunham, A. E., Mikheyev, A. S. 2010. Influence of an invasive ant on grazing and detrital communities and nutrient fluxes in a tropical forest. Diversity and Distributions. 16 (1) 33-42 **[PDF]**

 

Duham, A. E., Rudolf, V. H. W. 2009. Evolution of sexual size-monomorphism; the influence of passive mate-guarding. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 22(7), 1376-1386. **[PDF]** Supplementary data: Appendix A, Appendix B

 

Dunham, A. E. 2008. Battle of the sexes: Cost asymmetry explains female dominance in lemurs. Animal Behaviour. 76 (4): 1435-1439 **[PDF]** online

 

Dunham, A. E. 2008. Above and below ground impacts of terrestrial mammals and birds in a tropical forest. Oikos. 117 (4): 571-579 **[PDF]** online

 

Dunham, A. E., Erhart, E., Overdorff, D. Wright, P. C. 2008. Evaluating effects of habitat loss, hunting, and El Niño on a threatened lemur. Biological Conservation. 141:287-297. **[PDF]**

 

Bagdassarian, C., Dunham, A., Raucher, D. and Brown, C. 2007. Biodiversity maintenance in food webs with regulatory environmental feedbacks. Journal of Theoretical Biology, (4):705-14 **[PDF]**

 

Dunham, A. E., & Akçakaya, R. H. 2006. Using scalar models for precautionary assessments of threatened species. Conservation Biology 20 (5), 1499–1506 **[PDF]**

 

Veron,. G., Colyn, M., Dunham, A.E., Taylor, P. Gaubert, P. 2004. Molecular phylogeny & the origin of sociality in the mongooses (Carnivora, Herpestidae). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution.30:582-598. **[PDF]**

 

Gaubert, P., Aniskin, V.M., Dunham, A.E., Crémière, C. V. T., Volobouev, C.V.T. 2004. Karyotype of the rare Johnston's Genet Genetta johnstoni (Viverridae) & a reassessment of chromosomal characterization among congeneric species. Acta Theriologica. 49 (4): 457

 

Gaubert, P., Tranier, M., Veron, G., Kock, D., Dunham, A. E., Taylor, P.J., Stuart, C., Stuart, T. & Wozencraft, W.C. 2003a. Case 3204. Viverra maculata Gray, 1830 (currently Genetta maculata; Mammalia, Carnivora): proposed conservation of the specific name. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 60: 45-47.

 

Gaubert, P., Tranier, M., Veron, G., Kock, D., Dunham, A.E., Taylor, P.J., Stuart, C., Stuart, T. & Wozencraft, W.C. 2003b. Nomenclatural comments on the Rusty-spotted Genet (Carnivora, Viverridae) & designation of a neotype. Zootaxa 160: 1-14.

 

Gaubert, P., Veron, G., Colyn, M., Dunham, A., Shultz, S. & Tranier, M. 2002. A reassessment of the distributional range of the rare Genetta johnstoni (Viverridae, Carnivora), with some newly discovered specimens. Mammal Review 32 (2) : 132-144.

 

Ferson, S., Akcakaya, R. H. Dunham, A. 1999. Using fuzzy intervals to represent measurement error & scientific uncertainty in endangered species classification. IEEE.Proceedings of NAFIPS. 11 :112-114. **[PDF]**

 

Wright, P., Heckscher, S.K., Dunham, A. 1997. Predation of Propithecus diadema edwardsi by Cryptoprocta ferox in the southeastern rainforest of Madagascar. Folia Primatologica. 68: 34-43.

 

Journal Commentaries

 

Dunham, A. E. & Wright, P. C. 2002. From primates to Pre-Columbian Archeology; The Association of Tropical Biology Annual Meeting, Panama, 2002: Evolutionary Anthropology.17:1-2.

 

Book Chapters

 

Taylor, P. & Dunham, A.E. 2013. Liberian Mongoose, Liberiictis Kuhni. In: The Mammals of Africa. Vol. 5. Carnivores, Pangolins, Rhinos and Equids. Kingdon, J.S., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., Kalina, J. (eds). A & C Black Publishers Ltd., London.

 

Dunham, A.E., & Gaubert, P. 2013. Johnston's Genet, Genetta johnstoni. In: The Mammals of Africa. Vol. 5. Carnivores, Pangolins, Rhinos and Equids. Kingdon, J.S., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., Kalina, J. (eds). A & C Black Publishers Ltd., London.

 

Gaubert, P., & Dunham, A.E. 2013. Pardine Genet, Genetta pardina. In: The Mammals of Africa. Vol. 5. Carnivores, Pangolins, Rhinos and Equids. Kingdon, J.S., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., Kalina, J. (eds). A & C Black Publishers Ltd., London.

 

Gaubert, P., & Dunham, A.E. 2013. Hausa Genet, Genetta thierryi. In: The Mammals of Africa. Vol. 5. Carnivores, Pangolins, Rhinos and Equids. Kingdon, J.S., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., Kalina, J. (eds). A & C Black Publishers Ltd., London.

 

Goldman, C. A., & Dunham, A.E. 2013. Common Cusimanse, Crossarchus obscurus. In: The Mammals of Africa. Vol. 5. Carnivores, Pangolins, Rhinos and Equids. Kingdon, J.S., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., Kalina, J. (eds). A & C Black Publishers Ltd., London.

 

Dunham, A.E. 2004. The herpestidae; mongooses & fossa. in B. Grzimek, N. Schlager, D. Olendorf, M. C. McDade (Eds) Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, 2nd edition. Vol 14. Thomson Gale. New York.

 

Technical Reports

 

Dunham, A. & Gaubert, P. 2012. Liberiictis kuhni. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>.

 

Dunham, A. & Gaubert, P. 2012. Genetta johnstoni. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>.

 

Gaubert, P., Dunham, A. & Hoffmann, M. 2012. Genetta maculata. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>.

 

Gaubert, P. & Dunham, A. 2012. Genetta thierryi. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>.

 

Gaubert, P. & Dunham, A. 2012. Genetta bourloni. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>.

 

Dunham, A.E.; K. V. Root; H. R. Akçakaya. 1999. Correspondence between IUCN and USFWS classifications of threatened species. Prepared for Southern California Edison and Electric Power Research Institute and used as testimony for US senate hearing on improving ESA endangerment classifications.

 

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