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Ecological and evolutionary drivers of hemoplasma infection and bacterial genotype sharing in a Neotropical bat community.

Becker DJ, Speer KA, Brown AM, Fenton MB, Washburne AD, Altizer S, Streicker DG, Plowright RK, Chizhikov VE, Simmons NB, Volokhov DV.

Mol Ecol. 2020 Apr 3. doi: 10.1111/mec.15422. [Epub ahead of print]


A fecal sequel: Testing the limits of a genetic assay for bat species identification.

Walker FM, Tobin A, Simmons NB, Sobek CJ, Sanchez DE, Chambers CL, Fofanov VY.

PLoS One. 2019 Nov 14;14(11):e0224969. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224969. eCollection 2019.


Chemical characterisation of potential pheromones from the shoulder gland of the Northern yellow-shouldered-bat, Sturnira parvidens (Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae).

Faulkes CG, Elmore JS, Baines DA, Fenton B, Simmons NB, Clare EL.

PeerJ. 2019 Sep 18;7:e7734. doi: 10.7717/peerj.7734. eCollection 2019.


Evaluating the performance of targeted sequence capture, RNA-Seq, and degenerate-primer PCR cloning for sequencing the largest mammalian multigene family.

Yohe LR, Davies KTJ, Simmons NB, Sears KE, Dumont ER, Rossiter SJ, Dávalos LM.

Mol Ecol Resour. 2020 Jan;20(1):140-153. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.13093. Epub 2019 Oct 3.


Peramorphosis, an evolutionary developmental mechanism in neotropical bat skull diversity.

Camacho J, Heyde A, Bhullar BS, Haelewaters D, Simmons NB, Abzhanov A.

Dev Dyn. 2019 Nov;248(11):1129-1143. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.90. Epub 2019 Aug 6.


Trehalase Gene as a Molecular Signature of Dietary Diversification in Mammals.

Jiao H, Zhang L, Xie HW, Simmons NB, Liu H, Zhao H.

Mol Biol Evol. 2019 Oct 1;36(10):2171-2183. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msz127.


Habitat fragmentation is associated with dietary shifts and microbiota variability in common vampire bats.

Ingala MR, Becker DJ, Bak Holm J, Kristiansen K, Simmons NB.

Ecol Evol. 2019 May 9;9(11):6508-6523. doi: 10.1002/ece3.5228. eCollection 2019 Jun.


Aerodynamic reconstruction of the primitive fossil bat Onychonycteris finneyi (Mammalia: Chiroptera).

Amador LI, Simmons NB, Giannini NP.

Biol Lett. 2019 Mar 29;15(3):20180857. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0857.


Hibernation in bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) did not evolve through positive selection of leptin.

Lazzeroni ME, Burbrink FT, Simmons NB.

Ecol Evol. 2018 Nov 28;8(24):12576-12596. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4674. eCollection 2018 Dec.


Maxilloturbinal Aids in Nasophonation in Horseshoe Bats (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae).

Curtis AA, Smith TD, Bhatnagar KP, Brown AM, Simmons NB.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2020 Jan;303(1):110-128. doi: 10.1002/ar.23999. Epub 2018 Nov 22.


Bats Are an Untapped System for Understanding Microbiome Evolution in Mammals.

Ingala MR, Simmons NB, Perkins SL.

mSphere. 2018 Sep 19;3(5). pii: e00397-18. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00397-18. Review.


Testing the sensory trade-off hypothesis in New World bats.

Wu J, Jiao H, Simmons NB, Lu Q, Zhao H.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Aug 29;285(1885). pii: 20181523. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1523.


Fossil lemurs from Egypt and Kenya suggest an African origin for Madagascar's aye-aye.

Gunnell GF, Boyer DM, Friscia AR, Heritage S, Manthi FK, Miller ER, Sallam HM, Simmons NB, Stevens NJ, Seiffert ER.

Nat Commun. 2018 Aug 21;9(1):3193. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05648-w.


Comparing Microbiome Sampling Methods in a Wild Mammal: Fecal and Intestinal Samples Record Different Signals of Host Ecology, Evolution.

Ingala MR, Simmons NB, Wultsch C, Krampis K, Speer KA, Perkins SL.

Front Microbiol. 2018 May 1;9:803. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00803. eCollection 2018.


Livestock abundance predicts vampire bat demography, immune profiles and bacterial infection risk.

Becker DJ, Czirják GÁ, Volokhov DV, Bentz AB, Carrera JE, Camus MS, Navara KJ, Chizhikov VE, Fenton MB, Simmons NB, Recuenco SE, Gilbert AT, Altizer S, Streicker DG.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 May 5;373(1745). pii: 20170089. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0089.


A new, large-bodied omnivorous bat (Noctilionoidea: Mystacinidae) reveals lost morphological and ecological diversity since the Miocene in New Zealand.

Hand SJ, Beck RMD, Archer M, Simmons NB, Gunnell GF, Scofield RP, Tennyson AJD, De Pietri VL, Salisbury SW, Worthy TH.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jan 10;8(1):235. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18403-w.


Crowds Replicate Performance of Scientific Experts Scoring Phylogenetic Matrices of Phenotypes.

O'Leary MA, Alphonse K, Mariangeles AH, Cavaliere D, Cirranello A, Dietterich TG, Julius M, Kaufman S, Law E, Passarotti M, Reft A, Robalino J, Simmons NB, Smith SY, Stevenson DW, Theriot E, Velazco PM, Walls RL, Yu M, Daly M.

Syst Biol. 2018 Jan 1;67(1):49-60. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syx052.


Population structure of a widespread bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) in an island system.

Speer KA, Petronio BJ, Simmons NB, Richey R, Magrini K, Soto-Centeno JA, Reed DL.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Aug 17;7(19):7585-7598. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3233. eCollection 2017 Oct.


Mercury bioaccumulation in bats reflects dietary connectivity to aquatic food webs.

Becker DJ, Chumchal MM, Broders HG, Korstian JM, Clare EL, Rainwater TR, Platt SG, Simmons NB, Fenton MB.

Environ Pollut. 2018 Feb;233:1076-1085. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.010. Epub 2017 Oct 16.


The bat community of Haiti and evidence for its long-term persistence at high elevations.

Soto-Centeno JA, Simmons NB, Steadman DW.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 2;12(6):e0178066. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178066. eCollection 2017.


Unique Turbinal Morphology in Horseshoe Bats (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae).

Curtis AA, Simmons NB.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2017 Feb;300(2):309-325. doi: 10.1002/ar.23516. Epub 2016 Nov 24.


Viral Diversity, Prey Preference, and Bartonella Prevalence in Desmodus rotundus in Guatemala.

Wray AK, Olival KJ, Morán D, Lopez MR, Alvarez D, Navarrete-Macias I, Liang E, Simmons NB, Lipkin WI, Daszak P, Anthony SJ.

Ecohealth. 2016 Dec;13(4):761-774. Epub 2016 Sep 22.


Bayesian hierarchical models suggest oldest known plant-visiting bat was omnivorous.

Yohe LR, Velazco PM, Rojas D, Gerstner BE, Simmons NB, Dávalos LM.

Biol Lett. 2015 Nov;11(11). pii: 20150501. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0501.


Integrating incomplete fossils by isolating conflicting signal in saturated and non-independent morphological characters.

Dávalos LM, Velazco PM, Warsi OM, Smits PD, Simmons NB.

Syst Biol. 2014 Jul;63(4):582-600. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu022. Epub 2014 May 9. Erratum in: Syst Biol. 2017 Jul 1;66(4):658-659.


Each flying fox on its own branch: a phylogenetic tree for Pteropus and related genera (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae).

Almeida FC, Giannini NP, Simmons NB, Helgen KM.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2014 Aug;77:83-95. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 Mar 22.


New Myzopodidae (Chiroptera) from the late Paleogene of Egypt: emended family diagnosis and biogeographic origins of Noctilionoidea.

Gunnell GF, Simmons NB, Seiffert ER.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 4;9(2):e86712. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086712. eCollection 2014.


Response to comment on "The placental mammal ancestor and the post-K-Pg radiation of placentals".

O'Leary MA, Bloch JI, Flynn JJ, Gaudin TJ, Giallombardo A, Giannini NP, Goldberg SL, Kraatz BP, Luo ZX, Meng J, Ni X, Novacek MJ, Perini FA, Randall Z, Rougier GW, Sargis EJ, Silcox MT, Simmons NB, Spaulding M, Velazco PM, Weksler M, Wible JR, Cirranello AL.

Science. 2013 Aug 9;341(6146):613. doi: 10.1126/science.1238162.


Lack of population genetic structure and host specificity in the bat fly, Cyclopodia horsfieldi, across species of Pteropus bats in Southeast Asia.

Olival KJ, Dick CW, Simmons NB, Morales JC, Melnick DJ, Dittmar K, Perkins SL, Daszak P, Desalle R.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 Aug 8;6:231. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-231.


Next-generation phenomics for the Tree of Life.

Burleigh JG, Alphonse K, Alverson AJ, Bik HM, Blank C, Cirranello AL, Cui H, Daly M, Dietterich TG, Gasparich G, Irvine J, Julius M, Kaufman S, Law E, Liu J, Moore L, O'Leary MA, Passarotti M, Ranade S, Simmons NB, Stevenson DW, Thacker RW, Theriot EC, Todorovic S, Velazco PM, Walls RL, Wolfe JM, Yu M.

PLoS Curr. 2013 Jun 26;5. pii: ecurrents.tol.085c713acafc8711b2ff7010a4b03733. doi: 10.1371/currents.tol.085c713acafc8711b2ff7010a4b03733.


The placental mammal ancestor and the post-K-Pg radiation of placentals.

O'Leary MA, Bloch JI, Flynn JJ, Gaudin TJ, Giallombardo A, Giannini NP, Goldberg SL, Kraatz BP, Luo ZX, Meng J, Ni X, Novacek MJ, Perini FA, Randall ZS, Rougier GW, Sargis EJ, Silcox MT, Simmons NB, Spaulding M, Velazco PM, Weksler M, Wible JR, Cirranello AL.

Science. 2013 Feb 8;339(6120):662-7. doi: 10.1126/science.1229237.


Understanding phylogenetic incongruence: lessons from phyllostomid bats.

Dávalos LM, Cirranello AL, Geisler JH, Simmons NB.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2012 Nov;87(4):991-1024. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2012.00240.x. Epub 2012 Aug 14. Review.


Evolutionary relationships of the old world fruit bats (Chiroptera, Pteropodidae): another star phylogeny?

Almeida FC, Giannini NP, DeSalle R, Simmons NB.

BMC Evol Biol. 2011 Sep 30;11:281. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-281.


Inferring echolocation in ancient bats.

Simmons NB, Seymour KL, Habersetzer J, Gunnell GF.

Nature. 2010 Aug 19;466(7309):E8; discussion E9. doi: 10.1038/nature09219.


The phylogenetic relationships of cynopterine fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae: Cynopterinae).

Almeida FC, Giannini NP, DeSalle R, Simmons NB.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009 Dec;53(3):772-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.07.035. Epub 2009 Aug 4.


Taking wing.

Simmons NB.

Sci Am. 2008 Dec;299(6):96-103. No abstract available.


Primitive Early Eocene bat from Wyoming and the evolution of flight and echolocation.

Simmons NB, Seymour KL, Habersetzer J, Gunnell GF.

Nature. 2008 Feb 14;451(7180):818-21. doi: 10.1038/nature06549.


Evolution. An Eocene big bang for bats.

Simmons NB.

Science. 2005 Jan 28;307(5709):527-8. No abstract available.


Misleading results from the use of ambiguity coding to score polymorphisms in higher-level taxa.

Simmons NB.

Syst Biol. 2001 Aug;50(4):613-20. No abstract available.


A phylogenetic supertree of the bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera).

Jones KE, Purvis A, MacLarnon A, Bininda-Emonds OR, Simmons NB.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2002 May;77(2):223-59. Review.


Bacteraemia following local anaesthetic injections in children.

Roberts GJ, Simmons NB, Longhurst P, Hewitt PB.

Br Dent J. 1998 Sep 26;185(6):295-8.


Odontogenic bacteraemia and intraligamental analgesia.

Roberts GJ, Simmons NB, Longhurst P.

Br Dent J. 1992 Oct 10;173(6):195. No abstract available.


The uptake of calcium-45 in the acellular-boned toadfish.

Simmons DJ, Simmons NB, Marshall JH.

Calcif Tissue Res. 1970;5(3):206-21. No abstract available.


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