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Zhao, J., M.B. Azad, C. Burton, V.A. Crooks, J. Dawson, A.T Ford, A. Kaida, A. Krishnaswamy, C. Kuok, C.L. Mah, M. McTaggart, A. Moehring, D. Robert, A. Schulte-Hostedde, H. Sparling, M.A. De Vera, S. Waterman, T.R. Patel. In Press. Science meets parliament: Building relationships between scientists and policymakers. Science and Public Policy.

Cocking, J.H., M. Deberg, J. Schupp, J. Sahl, K. Wiggins, A. Porty,** H.M. Hornstra, C. Hepp, C. Jardine, T.N. Furstenau, A. Schulte-Hostedde, V.Y. Fofanov, and T. Pearson. In Press. Selective whole genome amplification and sequencing of Coxiella burnetii directly from environmental samples. Genomics.

2019

Schmidt**, E., N. Mykytczuk, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2019. Effects of the captive and wild environment on diversity of the gut microbiome of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus). ISME Journal. 13:1293-1305.

2018

Acker**, M., G. Mastromonaco, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2018. The effects of body region, season, and external arsenic application on hair cortisol concentration.  Conservation Physiology. coy037. PDF

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I, Z. Mazal, C. Jardine, and J. Gagnon. 2018. Enhanced access to anthropogenic food waste is related to hyperglycemia in raccoons (Procyon lotor). Conservation Physiology. coy026. PDF

2017

Lyons**, J., G. Mastromonaco, D.B. Edwards, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2017. Fat and happy in the city: Eastern chipmunks in urban environments. Behavioral Ecology. 28: 1464-1471. PDF

Lawrence**, M., G. Mastromonaco, K. Goodrowe, R.M. Santymire, W. Waddell, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2017. The effects of inbreeding on sperm morphometry of captive bred endangered mammals. Canadian Journal of Zoology.  95: 599-606 PDF

Bobbie**, C., N. Mykytczuk, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2017. Temporal variation of the microbiome is dependent on body region in a wild mammal (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93:fix081. PDF

Bowman, J., K. Beauclerc, A. Farid, H. Fenton, C. Klutsch, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2017. Hybridization of domestic mink with wild American mink (Neovison vison) in eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 95: 443-451. PDF

Bobbie**, C.B., E. Schmidt**, J. Foley, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2017. The presence of parasitic mites on small mammals in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 95: 61-65. PDF

2016
 

Pena-Guzman, D.M., G.K.D. Crozier, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2016. Genetic integrity, conservation biology and the ethics of non-intervention. Ethics, Policy, and Environment. 18:259-261. PDF

 

Stothart*, M., C. Bobbie**, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, R. Boonstra, R. Palme, N. Mykyczuk, and A. Newman. 2016. Stress and the microbiome: linking glucocorticoids to bacterial community dynamics in wild red squirrels. Biology Letters. 12: 20150875 PDF

 

2015

 

Crozier, G.K.D. and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2015. Towards improving the ethics of ecological research. Science and Engineering Ethics. 21: 577-594. PDF

 

Crozier, G.K.D., and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2015. Why training in ecological research must incorporate ethics education. The Hastings Centre Report. 45:14-19. PDF

 

Martinez, M.L., V. Mullin, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2015. Variation in sperm morphometry of the African cyprinid Barbus neumayeriCanadian Journal of Zoology. 93: 259-266. PDF

 

Nituch, L.A., J. Bowman, P.J. Wilson, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2015. Aleutian mink disease virus in striped skunks: evidence for cross-species spillover. Journal of Wildlife Disease. 51: 389-400. PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and G. Mastromonaco. 2015. Integrating evolution in the management of captive zoo populations. Evolutionary Applications. 8: 413-422.  PDF

 

2014

 

Bowman, J, A.G. Kidd, L.A Nituch, C. Sadowski, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. Testing for Aleutian disease virus in river otter (Lontra canadensis) in sympatry with infected American mink (Neovison vison). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50: 689-693. PDF

 

Crozier, G.K.D. and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. The ethical dimensions of wildlife disease management in an evolutionary context. Evolutionary Applications. 7: 788-798. PDF

 

Edwards**, D.B., M. Haring*, H.G. Gilchrist, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. Does social mating system limit maternal immune investment in shorebirds? Canadian Journal of Zoology. 92: 223-228. PDF

 

Foster, J.M, F. Landemann, L. Ford, K.L. Johnston, S.C Elsasser, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, M.J. Taylor and B.E. Slatko. 2014. Absence of Wolbachia endobacteria in the human parasitic nematode Dracunculus medinensis and two related Dracunculus species infecting wildlife. Parasites and Vectors. 7: 140. PDF

 

Mastromonaco, G. K. Gunn*, H. McCurdy-Adams*, D.B. Edwards**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2014. Validation and use of hair cortisol as a measure of chronic stress in eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Conservation Physiology. 2:cou055 PDF

 

2013

 

Balish, S.M., M.A. Eys, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2013. Evolutionary sport and exercise psychology: Integrating proximate and ultimate explanations. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 14: 413-422. PDF

 

Beauclerc, K.B, J. Bowman, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2013. Assessing the cryptic invasion of a domestic conspecific: American mink in their native range. Ecology and Evolution. 3: 2296-2309. PDF

 

Díez-León, M., J. Bowman, S. Bursian, H. Filion**, D. Galicia, J. Kanefsky, A. Napolitano, R. Palme, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, K. Scribner, and G. Mason. 2013. Environmentally enriched male mink gain more copulations than stereotypic, barren-reared competitors. PLoS One. e80494. PDF

 

Edwards**, D.B., E.H. Chin, G. Burness, H.G. Gilchrist, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2013. Linking sex differences in glucocorticoids with individual reproductive behaviour and hatch success in two species of uniparental shorebirds. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 166: 169-176. PDF

 

Laurence**, S., M.J. Smith, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2013. Effects of structural connectivity on fine scale population genetic structure of muskrat, Ondatra zibethicusEcology and Evolution. 3: 3524-3535. PDF

 

2012


Bowman, J., Kidd, A.G., Martin, P.A., McDaniel, T.V., L.A. Nituch, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2012. Testing for bias in a sentinel species: contaminants in free-ranging domestic, wild, and hybrid mink. Environmental Research. 112: 77-82. PDF

 

Gooderham, K.L.**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2012. Does 2D:4D predict fitness in a wild mammal? Canadian Journal of Zoology. 90: 93-100. PDF

 

Nituch, L.A., J. Bowman, P.Wilson, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2012. Molecular epidemiology of Aleutian mink disease virus in free-ranging domestic, hybrid, and wild mink. Evolutionary Applications. 5: 330-340. PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., Bowman, J., and L.A. Nituch. 2012. Dynamic spleen mass in wild and domestic American mink. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 107: 624–631. PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., M.A. Eys, M. Emond, and M. Buzdon. 2012. Sport participation influences perceptions of mate characteristics. Evolutionary Psychology. 10: 78-94. PDF
Each investigator contributed significantly to the research for this article and considers its authorship as joint.

 

Thompson*, M., N. Mykytczuk, K. Gooderham**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2012. Prevalence of the bacterium Coxiella burnetii in wild rodents from a Canadian natural environment park. Zoonoses and Public Health. 59: 553-560. PDF

 

2011

 

Gooderham, K.L**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2011. Macroparasitism influences reproductive success in red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Behavioral Ecology. 22: 1195-1200. PDF

 

Laurence, S.**, D.W. Coltman, J.C. Gorrell, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2011. Genetic structure of muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) and its concordance with taxonomy in North America. Journal of Heredity. 102: 688-696. PDF

 

Nituch, L.A., J. Bowman, K.B. Beauclerc, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2011. Mink farms predict Aleutian disease exposure in wild American mink. PLoS One. 6(7): e21693  PDF

 

Patterson, L.D.**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2011. Behavioural correlates of parasitism and reproductive success in male eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Animal Behaviour. 81: 1129-1137.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J. Bowman, and K.R. Middell. 2011. Allometry of the baculum and sexual size dimorphism in American martens and fishers (Mammalia: Mustelidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 104: 955-963. PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and S.C. Elsasser**. 2011. Spleen mass, parasite load and body condition in male American mink. Journal of Mammalogy. 92: 221-226.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., S. Kuula*, C. Martin,C. Schank* and D. Lesbarrères. 2011. Allometry and sexually dimorphic traits in male anurans. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24: 1154-1159.  PDF

 

2010


Reid, N.R., S. Hird, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and J. Sullivan. 2010. Examination of nuclear loci across a zone of mitochondrial introgression between Tamias ruficaudus and T. amoenusJournal of Mammalogy. 91: 1389-1400.  PDF

 

St. Amour, V., T.W.J. Garner, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and D. Lesbarrères. 2010. Developmental instability in relation to two amphibian pathogens in the green frog (Rana clamitans). Conservation Biology. 24: 788-794.  PDF

 

2009

 

Bonanno, V.L.**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Sperm competition and ejaculate investment in red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63: 835-846.  PDF

 

Bowman, J., and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. The mink is not a reliable sentinel species. Environmental Research. 109: 937-939.  PDF

 

Elsasser, S.C.**, R. Floyd, P.D.N. Hebert and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Species identification of North American parasitic guinea worm species (Nematoda: Dracunculus spp.) with DNA barcoding. Molecular Ecology Resources. 9: 707-712.  PDF

 

Fairn, E.R.**, Y. Alarie, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Temporal variation of adult sex ratio in the whirligig beetle Dineutus nigrior Roberts (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Coleopterist Bulletin. 63: 298-300.  PDF

 

Kidd, A.G.**, J. Bowman, D. Lesbarrères, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Hybridization between escaped domestic and wild American mink (Neovison vison). Molecular Ecology. 18: 1175-1186.  PDF

 

Laurence, S**., A. Bewick*, D. Coltman, C. Davis, S. Elsasser**, A. Kidd**, D. Lesbarrères, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in muskrat, Ondatra zibethicusMolecular Ecology Resources. 9:654-657.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and C.M.M. Schank*. 2009. Secondary sexual traits and individual quality in male green frogs (Rana clamitans). Journal of Herpetology. 43: 89-95.  PDF

 

Tasikas, D.E*., E.R. Fairn**, S. Laurence**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2009. Baculum variation and allometry in the muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus): a case for sexual selection. Evolutionary Ecology. 23: 223-232.  PDF

 

2008


Burness, G, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and R. Montgomerie. 2008. Body condition influences sperm energetics in lake whitefish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 65: 61-620.  PDF

 

Fairn, E.R.**, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and Y. Alarie. 2008. Water mite parasitism is associated with body condition and sex of the whirligig beetle Dineutus nigrior Roberts (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Ecoscience. 15: 327-331.  PDF

 

Fairn, E.R.**, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and Y. Alarie. 2008. Attachment site and infestation parameters of parasitic water mites on the whirligig beetle Dineutus nigrior Roberts (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Aquatic Insects. 30: 223-228.  PDF

 

Gorrell, J.C.**, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2008. Patterns of parasitism and body size in red squirrels (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 86: 99-107.  PDF

 

Litzgus, J.D., F. Bolton*, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2008. Reproductive output depends on body condition in spotted turtles (Clemmys guttata). Copeia. 2008: 86-92.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., M.A. Eys, and K. Johnson*. 2008. Female mate choice is influenced by male sport participation. Evolutionary Psychology. 6: 113-124.  PDF
Each investigator contributed significantly to the research for this article and considers its authorship as joint.

 

2007


Kaufman, S.D., T.A. Johnston, W.C. Leggett, M.D. Moles, J.M. Casselman, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2007. Relationships between body condition indices and proximate composition in adult walleyes. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 136: 1566-1576.  PDF

 

Bowman, J., A. Kidd**, R. Gorman, and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2007. Evidence for a large impact by feral mink within continental North America. Biological Conservation. 139: 12-18. PDF

 

Fairn, E.R**., A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and Y. Alarie. 2007. Sexual selection on accessory glands, genitalia, and protarsal pads in the whirligig beetle Dineutus nigrior (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Ethology. 113: 257-266.  PDF

 

Fairn, E.R.**, Y. Alarie and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2007. Sexual size and shape dimorphism in Dineutus nigrior Roberts (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae). Coleopterist Bulletin. 61: 113-120.  PDF

 

Fairn, E.R.**, Y. Alarie and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2007. Sexual size dimorphism in the diving beetle Laccophilus maculosus Say (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Coleopterist Bulletin. 61: 409-418.  PD

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I. 2007. Sexual size dimorphism in rodents. In Rodent Societies: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective. J.O. Wolff and P.W. Sherman eds. University of Chicago Press. Chicago, Illinois. PDF

 

2006


Casselman, S.J., Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and R. Montgomerie. 2006. Sperm quality influences fertilization success in walleye (Sander vitreus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 63: 2119-2125.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and R. Montgomerie. 2006. Intraspecific variation in ejaculate traits of northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon). Journal of Zoology (Lond.). 270: 147-152.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and Y. Alarie. 2006. Morphological patterns of sexual selection in the diving beetle Graphoderus liberusEvolutionary Ecology Research. 8: 891-901.  PDF

 

2005

 

Perez-Orella*, C., and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2005. Effects of sex and body size on ectoparasite loads in the northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 83: 1381-1385.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., B. Zinner, J.S. Millar, and G.J. Hickling. 2005. Restitution of mass/size residuals: Validating body condition indices. Ecology. 86: 155-163.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and G. Burness. 2005. Fertilization dynamics of sperm from different male mating tactics in bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 83: 1638-1642.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and G.J. Hickling. 2005. Condition dependence of testis size in small mammals. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 7: 143-149.  PDF

2004

 

Burness, G.P., S.J. Casselman, A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, C.D. Moyes, and R. Montgomerie. 2004. Sperm swimming speed and energetics vary with sperm competition risk in bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 56: 65-70. PDF

 

Casselman, S.J., and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2004. Reproductive roles predict sexual dimorphism in internal and external morphology of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis). Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 13: 217-222. PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and J.S. Millar. 2004. Intraspecific variation in testis size and sperm length in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus): implications for sperm competition and reproductive success. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 55: 272-277.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and H.L. Gibbs. 2004. Sexual selection and mating patterns in a mammal with female-biased sexual size dimorphism. Behavioral Ecology. 15: 351-356.  PDF

 

2003


Barker, J.M., R. Boonstra and A.I. Schulte-Hostedde. 2003. Age determination in yellow-pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus): a comparison of eye lens masses and femur and mandible sections. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 1774-1779.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and G.J. Hickling. 2003. Intraspecific variation in testis size of small mammals: implications for muscle mass. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 591-595.  PDF

 

2002


Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and J.S. Millar. 2002. Effects of body size and mass on running speed of male yellow-pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80: 1584-1587.  PDF
 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and J.S. Millar. 2002. "Little chipmunk" syndrome?: Male body size and dominance in captive yellow-pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus). Ethology. 108: 127-137.  PDF


Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and H.L. Gibbs. 2002. Female-biased sexual size dimorphism in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus): Sex-specific patterns of annual reproductive success and survival. Evolution. 56: 2519-2529.  PDF

 

2001

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., H.L. Gibbs, and J.S. Millar. 2001. Microgeographic genetic structure in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus). Molecular Ecology. 10: 1625-1632.  PDF


Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and G.J. Hickling. 2001. Evaluating body condition in small mammals. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79: 1021-1029.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., J.S. Millar, and G.J. Hickling. 2001. Sexual dimorphism in body composition of small mammals. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79: 1016-1020. PDF

 

 

2000


Schulte-Hostedde, A.I, and J.S. Millar. 2000. Measuring sexual size dimorphism in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 78: 728-733.  PDF

 

Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., H.L. Gibbs, and J.S. Millar. 2000. Microsatellite DNA loci suitable for parentage analysis in the yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus). Molecular Ecology. 9: 2180-2181.  PDF

 

 

1999


Roche, B.E., A.I. Schulte-Hostedde, and R.J. Brooks. 1999. Route choice by deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus): reducing the risk of auditory detection by predators. American Midland Naturalist. 142: 194-197.  PDF

 

 

1997


Schulte-Hostedde, A.I., and R.J. Brooks. 1997. An experimental test of habitat selection by rodents of Algonquin Park. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 75: 1989-1993. PDF