Publications

Stephens, R. B. and R. J. Rowe. in press. The underappreciated role of rodent generalists in fungal spore-dispersal networks. Ecology

Stephens, R. B., A. M. Trowbridge, A. P. Ouimette, W. B. Knighton and E. A. Hobbie, P. C. Stoy, and R. J. Rowe. in press. Signaling from below: rodents select for deeper fruiting truffles with stronger volatile emissions. Ecology

Ouimette, A. P, S. V. Ollinger, L. C. Lepine, R. B. Stephens, R. J. Rowe, M. A. Vadeboncoeur, S. J. Tumber-Davila, E. A. Hobbie. in press. Accounting for carbon flux to mycorrhizal fungi may resolve discrepancies in forest carbon budgets. Ecosystems (Abstract)

Hope, A. G., R. B. Stephens, S. D. Mueller, V.L V. Tkach, J. R. Demboski. in press. Speciation of North American pygmy shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) supports spatial but not temporal congruence of diversification among boreal species. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Tisell, H. B., A. L. Degrassi, R. B. Stephens, and R. J. Rowe. in press. Influence of field technique, density, and sex on home range and overlap of the southern red-backed vole (Myodes gapperi). Canadian Journal of Zoology (Abstract)

Stephens, R. B., E. A. Hobbie, T. D. Lee, and R. J. Rowe. 2019. Pulsed resource availability changes dietary niche breadth and partitioning between generalist rodent consumers. Ecology and Evolution 9:10681-10693. (PDF)

Stephens, R. B., C. B. Burke, N. Woodman, L. B. Poland, and R. J. Rowe. 2018. Skeletal injuries in small mammals: a multispecies assessment of prevalence and location. Journal of Mammalogy 99:486-497 (PDF)

Stephens, R. B., T. J. Remick, M. J. Ducey, and R. J. Rowe. 2017. Drivers of truffle biomass, community composition, and richness among forest types in the northeastern US. Fungal Ecology 29:30-40. (Abstract)

Stephens, R. B., D. J. Hocking, M. Yamasaki, and R. J. Rowe. 2017. Synchrony in small mammal community dynamics across a forested landscape. Ecography 40: 1198–1209. (Abstract)

Castellano, M. A. and R. B. Stephens. 2017. Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales) from Bartlett Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA. IMA Fungus 8:49-63. (PDF)

Stephens, R. B., K.  H. Karau, C.  J. Yahnke, S. R. Wendt, and R. J. Rowe. 2015. Dead mice can grow – variation of standard external mammal measurements from live and three postmortem body states. Journal of Mammalogy 96:185-193. (PDF)

Stephens R. B. and E. M. Anderson. 2014. Effects of trap type on small mammal richness, diversity, and mortality. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:619-627. (PDF)

Stephens R. B. and E. M. Anderson. 2014. Habitat associations and assemblages of small mammals in natural plant communities of Wisconsin. Journal of Mammalogy 95:404-420. (PDF)

Stephens R. B., E. M. Anderson, S. R. Wendt, and J. K. Meece. 2014. Field identification of Peromyscus leucopus noveboracensis and P. maniculatus gracilis in Wisconsin from external measurements. The American Midland Naturalist 171:139-146. (PDF)

Woodman, N. and R. B. Stephens. 2010. At the foot of the shrew: manus morphology distinguishes closely-related Cryptotis goodwini and Cryptotis griseoventris (Mammalia, Soricidae) in Central America. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 99:118-134. (PDF)