Bruce Patterson

Research Summary
Research: systematics and biogeography of mammals, phylogeny, host-parasite coevolution
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. Remarkably low host specificity in the bat fly Penicillidia fulvida (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) as assessed by mitochondrial COI and nuclear 28S sequence data. Parasit Vectors. 2022 Oct 27; 15(1):392. View in: PubMed

  2. Bridging macroecology and macroevolution in the radiation of sigmodontine rodents. Evolution. 2022 Aug; 76(8):1790-1805. View in: PubMed

  3. Expert range maps of global mammal distributions harmonised to three taxonomic authorities. J Biogeogr. 2022 May; 49(5):979-992. View in: PubMed

  4. Evolution of inner ear neuroanatomy of bats and implications for echolocation. Nature. 2022 02; 602(7897):449-454. View in: PubMed

  5. Evolutionary relationships and population genetics of the Afrotropical leaf-nosed bats (Chiroptera, Hipposideridae). Zookeys. 2020; 929:117-161. View in: PubMed

  6. Molecular phylogenetics of slit-faced bats (Chiroptera: Nycteridae) reveal deeply divergent African lineages. J Zool Syst Evol Res. 2019 Nov; 57(4):1019-1038. View in: PubMed

  7. Ecology and Host Identity Outweigh Evolutionary History in Shaping the Bat Microbiome. mSystems. 2019 Nov 12; 4(6). View in: PubMed

  8. Molecular phylogenetics of the African horseshoe bats (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae): expanded geographic and taxonomic sampling of the Afrotropics. BMC Evol Biol. 2019 08 22; 19(1):166. View in: PubMed

  9. On the taxonomic status and distribution of African species of Otomops (Chiroptera: Molossidae). PeerJ. 2018; 6:e4864. View in: PubMed

  10. The ecology of a continental evolutionary radiation: Is the radiation of sigmodontine rodents adaptive? Evolution. 2017 03; 71(3):610-632. View in: PubMed

  11. Mitogenomic Phylogeny, Diversification, and Biogeography of South American Spiny Rats. Mol Biol Evol. 2017 03 01; 34(3):613-633. View in: PubMed

  12. Diverse sampling of East African haemosporidians reveals chiropteran origin of malaria parasites in primates and rodents. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2016 06; 99:7-15. View in: PubMed

  13. The Taxonomic Status of Mazama bricenii and the Significance of the T?chira Depression for Mammalian Endemism in the Cordillera de M?rida, Venezuela. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0129113. View in: PubMed

  14. Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats, genus Sturnira Gray, 1842 (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) from Costa Rica, Panama and western Ecuador. Zookeys. 2014; (402):43-66. View in: PubMed

  15. Multiple dimensions of bat biodiversity along an extensive tropical elevational gradient. J Anim Ecol. 2014 Sep; 83(5):1124-36. View in: PubMed

  16. Transitions between Andean and Amazonian centers of endemism in the radiation of some arboreal rodents. BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Sep 09; 13:191. View in: PubMed

  17. Diversification of the yellow-shouldered bats, genus Sturnira (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae), in the New World tropics. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2013 Sep; 68(3):683-98. View in: PubMed

  18. Evolution, multiple acquisition, and localization of endosymbionts in bat flies (Diptera: Hippoboscoidea: Streblidae and Nycteribiidae). Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 May; 79(9):2952-61. View in: PubMed

  19. Some like it hot: evolution and ecology of novel endosymbionts in bat flies of cave-roosting bats (hippoboscoidea, nycterophiliinae). Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Dec; 78(24):8639-49. View in: PubMed

  20. Effects of anthropogenic disturbance and climate on patterns of bat fly parasitism. PLoS One. 2012; 7(7):e41487. View in: PubMed

  21. Global distribution and genetic diversity of Bartonella in bat flies (Hippoboscoidea, Streblidae, Nycteribiidae). Infect Genet Evol. 2012 Dec; 12(8):1717-23. View in: PubMed

  22. Diversification and biogeography of the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012 May; 63(2):417-29. View in: PubMed

  23. Climate change and faunal dynamics in the uttermost part of the earth. Mol Ecol. 2010 Aug; 19(15):3019-21. View in: PubMed

  24. Intrahepatic fat, not visceral fat, is linked with metabolic complications of obesity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Sep 08; 106(36):15430-5. View in: PubMed

  25. Phylogenetics and biogeography of the broad-nosed bats, genus Platyrrhinus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2008 Dec; 49(3):749-59. View in: PubMed

  26. Pupal deposition and ecology of bat flies (Diptera: Streblidae): Trichobius sp. (caecus group) in a Mexican cave habitat. J Parasitol. 2009 Apr; 95(2):308-14. View in: PubMed

  27. Parasitism by bat flies (Diptera: Streblidae) on neotropical bats: effects of host body size, distribution, and abundance. Parasitol Res. 2008 Oct; 103(5):1091-100. View in: PubMed

  28. Against all odds: explaining high host specificity in dispersal-prone parasites. Int J Parasitol. 2007 Jul; 37(8-9):871-6. View in: PubMed

  29. On the Sigmodontinae radiation (Rodentia, Cricetidae): an appraisal of the phylogenetic position of Rhagomys. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006 Feb; 38(2):558-64. View in: PubMed

  30. Renal epithelial cells rapidly bind and internalize calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Jul 19; 91(15):6987-91. View in: PubMed