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Larsen-Gray, A. Loeb, S. and M. Kalcounis-Rueppell. Rodent population and community responses to large-scale, long-term, coarse woody debris manipulation. Forest Ecology and Management. 496:119427

*Parker, KA, **Li, H, and MC Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2020. Species specific low temperature thresholds for winter active bats

in North Carolina, USA. Journal of Mammalogy, 101:1502 -1512,

Springall, BT, Li, H, and MC Kalcounis-Rueppell . 2019. The in-flight social calls of insectivorous bats: species specific

behaviors and contexts of social call production. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

Li, H, Parker, KA, and M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell . 2019. The luxury effect beyond cities: bats respond to socioeconomic variation

across landscapes. BMC Ecology  19, 46 doi:10.1186/s12898-019-0262-8

Bondo, K, Willis, C, Metheny, J, Kilgour, RJ, Gillam E, Kalcounis-Rueppell, MC , and RM Brigham. 2019. Bats relocate

maternity colony after natural loss of roost trees. Journal of Wildlife Management  DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21751


A Wę giel, W Grzywiń ski, M Ciechanowski, R Jaros, MC Kalcounis-Rueppell , A. Kmiecik, P. Kmiecik, J. Wę giel. 2019. The foraging activity of bats in managed pine forests of different ages. European Journal of Forestry . 01174-6.


Parker, K.A., Springall, B.T., Garshong, R.A., Malachi, A.N., Dorn, L.E., Costa-Terryll, A., Mathis, R.A., Lewis, A.N., MacCheyne, C.L., Davis, T.T., Rice, A.D., Varh, N.Y., Li, H., Schug, M.D., Kalcounis-Rueppell, M.C., 2018. Rapid Increases in Bat Activity and Diversity after Wetland Construction in an Urban Ecosystem. Wetlands. 

R. Petric, CA Marler, MC Kalcounis-Rueppell.2018. The bold, silent type: predictors of ultrasonic vocalizations in the genus Peromyscus.Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.27 November 2018, DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00198

Laura M. Hurley and Matina C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2018 State and context in vocal communication in rodents. In: Micheal L. Dent, Richard R. Fay, and Arthur N. Popper, editors, Rodent Bioacoustics, Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, Vol. 67, Cham, Switzerland, Springer,  pp. 202-221. (Book Chapter)

Matina C. Kalcounis-Rueppell, Joshua D. Pultorak and Catherine A. Marler. 2018. Ultrasonic Vocalizations of Mice in the Genus Peromyscus . In: Stefan M. Brudzynski, editor, Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol. 25 , Amsterdam: Academic Press, 2018, pp. 227-235. (Book Chapter)

Matina C. Kalcounis-Rueppell, Joshua D. Pultorak, Barbara H. Blake and Catherine A. Marler. 2018. Ultrasonic Vocalizations of Young Mice in the Genus Peromyscus . In: Stefan M. Brudzynski, editor, Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience, Vol. 25 , Amsterdam: Academic Press, pp. 149-156. (Book Chapter)

Timonin, MA, Kalcounis-Rueppell, MC, and CA Marler. 2018. Testosterone pulses at the nest site modify ultrasonic vocalization 

types in a monogamous and territorial mouse. Ethology 124: 804-815 


Larsen AL, Homyack JA, Wigley TB, Miller DA, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2018. New eastern geographic distribution records of          Reithrodontomys fulvescens (Fulvous Harvest Mouse). Southeastern Naturalist.

Schimpp, S. H., Li, H. and M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2018. Determining species-specific nightly bat activity in sites with varying urban intensity. Urban Ecosystems.


Larsen AL, Homyack JA, Wigley TB, Miller DA, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2018. Altered Understory Characteristics Affect Spatial and

Foraging Behaviors and Reproduction Patterns. Forest Ecology and Management.409:119-128


Li, H. and M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2017. Separating the effects of water quality and urbanization on temperate insectivorous bats at the landscape scale. Ecology and Evolution.


Florko, K, Bohn, K, Kalcounis-Rueppell, MC, and RM Brigham. 2017. A 23-year-old little brown bat record from southwest Saskatchewan, Canada. Northwestern Naturalist. 98:57–59


Grider, JF, Homyack, JA, M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2016. High Winter Activity of Peripheral Bat Populations has Conservation Implications for Species Affected by White-nose Syndrome and Wind Energy Facilities. PLoS ONE 


Larsen, AL, Homyack, JA, Wigley, TB, Miller DA, M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2016. Effects of habitat modification on cotton rat population dynamics and rodent community structure. Forest Ecology and Management. 376: 238-246


Muslof K, Meindl S, Larsen AL, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Penn DJ. 2015. Ultrasonic vocalizations of male mice differ among species and females show assortative preference for male calls. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134123


Pultorak, JD, Fuxjager MJ, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Marler CA. 2015. Male fidelity expressed through rapid testosterone suppression of ultrasonic vocalizations to novel females in the monogamous California mouse. Hormones and Behavior. 70: 47-56


Homyack, J.A, **Lucia, K.E., D.A. Miller, M.C. Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2014. Rodent population and community responses to forest based biofuels production. Journal of Wildlife Management. 78:1425-1435


King, KL, JA Homyack, TB Wigley, DA Miller, and MC Kalcounis-Rueppell. 2014. Response of rodent community structure and population demographics to intercropping switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) within loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantations in a forest-dominated landscape. Biomass and Bioenergy 69:255–264


Petric R. and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2013. Female and male adult brush mice (Peromyscus boylii) use ultrasonic vocalizations in the wild. Behaviour 150: 1747-1766


Kalcounis-Rueppell, MC., *T. Parrish, S. Pauli. 2013. Application of object tracking in video recordings to the observation of mice in the wild. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics Series.


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, *Briones KM, Homyack JA, *Petric R, *Marshall MM, and Miller DA. 2013. Hard forest edges act as conduits, not filters, for bats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 9999:1–6; 2013; DOI: 10.1002/wsb.289


*Briones KM, Homyack JA, Miller DA, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2013. Intercropping switchgrass with loblolly pine does not influence the functional role of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus). Biomass and Bioenergy 54:191-200


*Marshall MM, **Lucia KE, Homyack JA, Miller DA, and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2012. Effect of removal of woody biomass after clear-cutting and intercropping switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) with loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) on rodent diversity and populations. International Journal of Forestry Research 2012:1-11.Article ID 703970


*Briggs, JR and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2011. Similar acoustic structure and behavioral context of vocalizations produced by male and female California mice. Animal Behaviour 82:1263-1273


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, *Petric R, *Briggs JR, *Carney C, *Marshall MM, Willse JT, Rueppell O, Ribble DO, and Crossland JP. 2010. Differences in ultrasonic vocalizations between wild and laboratory California mice (Peromyscus californicus). PLoS ONE.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009705


*Thorington KK, *Metheny JD, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC and Weigl PD. 2010. Genetic relatedness in winter populations of seasonally gregarious southern flying squirrels, Glaucomys volans. J. Mammalogy. 91(4):897-904.

*Morris AD, Miller DA, and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2010. Use of forest edges by bats in a managed pine forest landscape. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:26-34.


*Vindigni MA, *Morris AD, Miller DA, and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2009. Use of Modified Water Sources by Bats in a Managed Pine forest landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 2056-2061


*Allgood DW, Miller DA, and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2009 Influence of forest stand type and modified water sources on diversity and abundance of dipteran families in a managed pine forest on the North Carolina coastal plain. Environmental Entomology 38: 657-666


*Morris AD, Vonhof MJ, Miller DA, and Kalcounis-Rueppell MC. 2009. Myotis septentrionalis Trouessart (Northern Long-Eared Bat) Records from the Coastal Plain of North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist 8:355-362


Kalcounis-Rueppell M.C. and Spoon TR. 2009. Peromyscus boylii. Mammalian Species 838:1-14


*Metheny JD, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Bondo K, and Brigham RM. 2008. A genetic analysis of group movement in an isolated population of tree-roosting bats. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 275:2265-2272


*Metheny JD, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Kolar K, Willis CKR, and Brigham RM. 2008. Genetic relationships of roost-mates in a fission-fusion society of tree-roosting big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1043-1051


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC 2007. Relationships of basal metabolism and life history attributes in Neotomine-Peromyscine rodents (Cricetidae: Neotominae). Ecoscience 14:347-356


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, *Payne V, Huff SR, and Boyko, A. 2007. Effects of wastewater treatment plant effluent on bat foraging ecology in an urban stream system. Biological Conservation 138:120-130


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Metheny JD and Vonhof MJ. 2006. Production of ultrasound by wild Peromyscus mice. Frontiers in Zoology 3:3(1-12)


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Psyllakis J, and Brigham RM. 2005. Tree roost selection by bats: an empirical synthesis using meta-analysis. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:1123-1132


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Brown TJ, Handford PT and Ojeda R. 2003. Preliminary notes on bat activity and echolocation in northwestern Argentina. Mastozoologia Neotropical 10:331-339


Willis CKR, Kolar KA, Karst AL, Kalcounis-Rueppell MC and Brigham RM. 2003. Medium and long-term reuse of trembling aspen cavities as roosts by big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus). Acta Chiroptologica 5:85-90


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Millar JS and Herdman EJ. 2002. Beating the odds: weather effects on a short season population of mice. Canadian Journal of Zoology 80:1594-1601


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC and Millar JS. 2002. Partitioning of space, food, and time by syntopic Peromyscus boylii and P. californicus. Journal of Mammalogy 83:614-625


Kalcounis-Rueppell MC, Patrick A, and Millar JS. 2001. Effect of fluorescent powder marking of females on mate choice by male white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus). American Midland Naturalist 146:429-433


Vonhof MJ and Kalcounis MC. 1999. Lavia frons. Mammalian Species Account 614:1-4


Kalcounis MC, Hobson KA, Brigham RM and Hecker KA. 1999. Bat activity in the boreal forest: the importance of stand type and vertical strata. Journal of Mammalogy 80:673-682


Kalcounis MC and Brigham RM. 1998. Secondary use of aspen cavities by tree roosting big brown bats. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:603-611


Fenton MB, Cumming DHM, Rautenbach IL, Cumming GS, Cumming MS, Ford GS, Taylor RD, Dunlop JM, Hovorka MD, Johnston DS, Portfors CV, Kalcounis MC and Mahlanga Z. 1997. Bats and the loss of tree canopy in African woodland. Conservation Biology 12:339-407


Cumming DHM, Fenton MB, Rautenbach IL, Taylor RD, Cumming GS, Cumming MS, Dunlop JM, Ford GS, Hovorka MD, Johnston DS, Kalcounis MC, Mahlanga Z and Portfors CV. 1997. Elephants, woodlands and biodiversity in miombo woodland in southern Africa. South African Journal of Science 93:231-236


Barclay RMR, Kalcounis MC, Crampton LH, Stefan C, Vonhof MJ, Wilkinson L and Brigham RM. 1996. Can external transmitters be used to assess body temperature and torpor in bats. Journal of Mammalogy 77:1102-1106


Wang K, Kalcounis MC, Bender DJ, Gummer DL and Brigham RM. 1995. Predation of free-ranging Common Poorwills in Saskatchewan. Journal of Field Ornithology 66:400-403


Kalcounis MC and Brigham RM. 1995. Intraspecific variation in wing loading affects habitat use by little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 73:89-95


Kalcounis MC and Brigham RM. 1994. Impact of predation risk on emergence by little brown bats, Myotis lucifugus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae), from a maternity colony. Ethology 98:201-209


Kalcounis MC, Csada RD and Brigham RM. 1992. Axle grease as an alternative adhesive for use on sticky traps. The Canadian Entomologist 124:561-562



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