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Bono, J.M., R. Blatrix, M.F. Antolin, and J.M. Herbers. 2007. Pirate ants (Polyergus breviceps) and sympatric hosts (Formica occulta and Formica sp cf. argentea): host specificity and coevolutionary dynamics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91:565-572.

Lowell, J.L., A. Zhansarina, B. Yockey, T. Meka-Mechenko, G. Stybayeva, B. Atshabar, L. Nekrassova, R. Tashmetov, K. Kenghebaeva, M.C. Chu, M. Kosoy, M.F. Antolin, and K.L. Gage. 2007. Phenotypic and molecular characterizations of Yersinia pestis isolates from Kazakhstan and adjacent regions. Microbiology-Sgm 153:169-177.

Magle, S.B., B.T. McClintock, D.W. Tripp, G.C. White, M.F. Antolin, and K.R. Crooks. 2007. Mark-resight methodology for estimating population densities for prairie dogs. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2067-2073.

Richards, C.M., M.F. Antolin, A. Reilley, J. Poole, and C. Walters. 2007. Capturing genetic diversity of wild populations for ex situ conservation: Texas wild rice (Zizania texana) as a model. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 54:837-848.

Salkeld, D.J., R.J. Eisen, P. Stapp, A.P. Wilder, J. Lowell, D.W. Tripp, D. Albertson, and M.F. Antolin. 2007. The potential role of swift foxes (Vulpes velox) and their fleas in plague outbreaks in prairie dogs. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43:425-431.

 Antolin, M.F., T.A. Bjorksten, and T.T. Vaughn. 2006. Host-related fitness trade-offs in a presumed generalist parasitoid, Diaeretiella rapae (Hymenoptera : Aphidiidae). Ecological Entomology 31:242-254.

Antolin, M.F., L.T. Savage, and R.J. Eisen. 2006. Landscape features influence genetic structure of black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). Landscape Ecology 21:867-875.

Bernhardt, S.A., W.C. Black, B.J. Beaty, M.F. Antolin, K.E. Olson, J.A. Farfan-Ale, I. Fernandez-Salas, and C.D. Blair. 2006. Variation in vector competence for dengue 2 virus among collections of Aedes aegypti from the Yucatan and Vera Cruz regions of Mexico. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 75:211-211.

Bono, J.M., M.F. Antolin, and J.M. Herbers. 2006. Parasite virulence and host resistance in a slave-making ant community. Evolutionary Ecology Research 8:1117-1128.

Bono, J.M., E.R. Gordon, M.F. Antolin, and J.M. Herbers. 2006. Raiding activity of an obligate (Polyergus breviceps) and two facultative (Formica puberula and F. gynocrates) slave-making ants. Journal of Insect Behavior 19:429-446.

Derner, J.D., J.K. Detling, and M.F. Antolin. 2006. Are livestock weight gains affected by black-tailed prairie dogs? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4:459-464.

Eisen, R.J., S.W. Bearden, A.P. Wilder, J.A. Montenieri, M.F. Antolin, and K.L. Gage. 2006. Early-phase transmission of Yersinia pestis by unblocked fleas as a mechanism explaining rapidly spreading plague epizootics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:15380-15385.

Lehmer, E.M., D.E. Biggins, and M.F. Antolin. 2006. Forage preferences in two species of prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens and Cynomus ludovicianus): implications for hibernation and facultative heterothermy. Journal of Zoology 269:249-259.

Lehmer, E.M., L.T. Savage, M.F. Antolin, and D.E. Biggins. 2006. Extreme plasticity in thermoregulatory behaviors of free-ranging black-tailed prairie dogs. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 79:454-467.

Salkeld, D.J., R.J. Eisen, M.F. Antolin, P. Stapp, and L. Eisen. 2006. Host usage and seasonal activity patterns of Ixodes kingi and I. sculptus (Acari : Ixodidae) nymphs in a Colorado prairie landscape, with a summary of published North American host records for all life stages. Journal of Vector Ecology 31:168-180.

 Webb, C.T., C.P. Brooks, K.L. Gage, and M.F. Antolin. 2006. Classic flea-borne transmission does not drive plague epizootics in prairie dogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:6236-6241.

 Bayard de Volo, S., R.T. Reynolds, J.R. Topinka, B. May, and M.F. Antolin. 2005. Population genetics and genotyping for mark-recapture studies of Northern Goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) on the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona. Journal of Raptor Research 39:286-295.

Lowell, J.L., D.M. Wagner, B. Atshabar, M.F. Antolin, A.J. Vogler, P. Keim, M.C. Chu, and K.L. Gage. 2005. Identifying sources of human exposure to plague (vol 43, pg 650, 2005). Journal of Clinical Microbiology 43:2040-2040.

Lowell, J.L., D.M. Wagner, B. Atshabar, M.F. Antolin, A.J. Vogler, P. Keim, M.C. Chu, and K.L. Gage. 2005. Identifying sources of human exposure to plague. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 43:650-656.

Avashia, S.B., J.M. Petersen, C.M. Lindley, M.E. Schriefer, K.L. Gage, M. Cetron, T.A. DeMarcus, D.K. Kim, J. Buck, J.A. Montenieri, J.L. Lowell, M.F. Antolin, M.Y. Kosoy, L.G. Carter, M.C. Chu, K.A. Hendricks, D.T. Dennis, and J.L. Kool. 2004. First reported prairie dog-to-human tularemia transmission, Texas, 2002. Emerging Infectious Diseases 10:483-486.

Baer, C.F., D.W. Tripp, T.A. Bjorksten, and M.F. Antolin. 2004. Phylogeography of a parasitoid wasp (Diaeretiella rapae): No evidence of host-associated lineages. Molecular Ecology 13:1859-1869.

Richards, C.M., A. Reilley, D. Touchell, M.F. Antolin, and C. Walters. 2004. Microsatellite primers for Texas wild rice (Zizania texana), and a preliminary test of the impact of cryogenic storage on allele frequency at these loci. Conservation Genetics 5:853-859.

Stapp, P., M.F. Antolin, and M. Ball. 2004. Patterns of extinction in prairie dog metapopulations: plague outbreaks follow El Nino events. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2:235-240.

Antolin, M.F., P.J. Ode, G.E. Heimpel, R.B. O'Hara, and M.R. Strand. 2003. Population structure, mating system, and sex-determining allele diversity of the parasitoid wasp Habrobracon hebetor. Heredity 91:373-381.

Walters, C., D.H. Touchell, P. Power, J. Wesley-Smith, and M.F. Antolin. 2002. A cryopreservation protocol for embryos of the endangered species Zizania texana. Cryoletters 23:291-298.

Antolin, M.F., and J.M. Herbers. 2001. Perspective: Evolution's struggle for existence in America's public schools. Evolution 55:2379-2388.

Antolin, M.F., B. Van Horne, M.D. Berger, A.K. Holloway, J.L. Roach, and R.D. Weeks. 2001. Effective population size and genetic structure of a Piute ground squirrel (Spermophilus mollis) population. Canadian Journal of Zoology - Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 79:26-34.

Black, W.C., C.F. Baer, M.F. Antolin, and N.M. DuTeau. 2001. Population genomics: Genome-wide sampling of insect populations. Annual Review of Entomology 46:441-469.

Roach, J.L., P. Stapp, B. Van Horne, and M.F. Antolin. 2001. Genetic structure of a metapopulation of black-tailed prairie dogs. Journal of Mammalogy 82:946-959.

Holloway, A.K., M.R. Strand, W.C. Black, and M.F. Antolin. 2000. Linkage analysis of sex determination in Bracon sp near hebetor (Hymenoptera : Braconidae). Genetics 154:205-212.

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