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Neal Woodman

Email: nwoodman@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/history/bsphist2.htm

Publications

2016

Woodman, N. 2016. Pranked by Audubon: Constantine S. Rafinesque's description of John James Audubon's imaginary Kentucky mammals. Archives of Natural History 43(1):95-108. Abstract

Woodman, N. and R. D. Fisher. 2016. Identification and distribution of the Olympic Shrew (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae), Sorex rohweri Rausch et al., 2007 in Oregon and Washington, based on USNM specimens. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 129(1):84-102. Abstract

2015

He, K., N. Woodman, S. Boaglio, M. Roberts, S. Supekar, and J. E. Maldonado. 2015. Molecular phylogeny supports repeated adaptation to burrowing within small-eared shrews genus of Cryptotis (Eulipotyphla, Soricidae). PLoS ONE 10(10):e0140280. Abstract

Quiroga-Carmona, M. and N. Woodman. 2015. A new species of Cryptotis (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla, Soricidae) from the Sierra de Perijá, Venezuelan-Colombian Andes. Journal of Mammalogy 96(4):800-809. Abstract

Shaughnessy, M. J., Jr. and N. Woodman. 2015. New records of Merriam’s Shrew (Sorex merriami) from western North Dakota. Check List 11(3 ):article 16234. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2015. Shippingport, Kentucky, is the type locality for the white-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus (Rafinesque, 1818) (Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 128(2):152-163. Abstrac

Woodman, N. 2015. Who invented the mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)? On the authorship of the fraudulent 1812 journal of Charles Le Raye. Archives of Natural History 42(1):39-50. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2015. Rafinesque's names for western American mammals, including the earliest scientific name for the coyote (Canis latrans Say, 1822), based on the apocryphal journal of Charles Le Raye. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 128(1):63-79. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2015. Morphological variation among broad-clawed shrews (Mammalia: Eulipotyphla: Soricidae: Cryptotis Pomel, 1848) from Highlands of Western Honduras, with descriptions of three new cryptic species. Annals of Carnegie Museum 83(2):95-119. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2015. On the original description of the Sacred Shrew, Sorex religiosa I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1826 [nec 1827] (Mammalia: Soricidae). Bionomina 9:50-53. Abstract

Woodman, N. and F. A. Stabile. 2015. Functional skeletal morphology and its implications for locomotory behavior among three genera of Myosoricine Shrews (Mammalia: Eulipotyphla: Soricidae) . Journal of Morphology 276(5):550-563. Abstract

Woodman, N. and F. A. Stabile. 2015. Variation in the myosoricine hand skeleton and its implications for locomotory behavior (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae). Journal of Mammalogy 96(1):159-171. Abstract

2014

Guevara, L., V. Sanchez-Cordero, L. León-Paniagua, and N. Woodman. 2014. A new species of small-eared shrew (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Cryptotis) from the Lacandona rainforest, Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 95(4):739-753. Abstract

Matson, J. O., N. Ordóñez-Garza, N. Woodman, W. Bulmer, R. P. Eckerlin, and J. D. Hanson. 2014. Small mammals from the Chelemhá Cloud Forest reserve, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Southwestern Naturalist 59(2):258-262. BioOne

Sargis, E. J., N. Woodman, N. C. Morningstar, A. T. Reese, and L. E. Olson. 2014. Island history affects faunal composition: the treeshrews (Mammalia: Scandentia: Tupaiidae) from the Mentawai and Batu Islands, Indonesia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 111(2):290-304. Abstract

Woodman, N. and S. A. Gaffney. 2014. Can they dig it? Functional morphology and semifossoriality among small-eared shrews, genus Cryptotis (Mammalia, Soricidae). Journal of Morphology 275(7):745-759. Abstract

2013

Sargis, E. J., N. Woodman, N. C. Morningstar, A. T. Reese, and L. E. Olson. 2013. Morphological distinctiveness of Javan Tupaia hypochrysa (Scandentia, Tupaiidae). Journal of Mammalogy 94(4):938-947. Abstract

Sargis, E. J., N. Woodman, A. T. Reese, and L. E. Olson. 2013. Using hand proportions to test taxonomic boundaries within the Tupaia glis species complex (Scandentia, Tupaiidae). Journal of Mammalogy 94(1):183-201. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2013. The identity of the enigmatic "Black Shrew" (Sorex niger Ord, 1815). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(1):1-10. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2013. Survival of the less-fit: a least shrew (Mammalia, Soricidae, Cryptotis parvus) survives a separated leg fracture in the wild. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(3):735-737. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2013. The type localities of the mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus (Rafinesque, 1817), and the Kansas white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus macrourus (Rafinesque, 1817), are not where we thought they were. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126(3):187-198. Abstract

2012

Feinstein, S. and N. Woodman. 2012. Shrews, rats, and a polecat in the Pardoner’s Tale. Pages 49-66 in Carolyn Van Dyke, editor. Rethinking Chaucerian Beasts. The New Middle Ages Palgrave MacMillan, New York. xii, 286 pp. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2012. Taxonomic status and relationships of Sorex obscurus parvidens Jackson, 1921, from California. Journal of Mammalogy 93(3):826-838. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2012. This shrew is a jumping mouse (Mammalia, Dipodidae): Sorex dichrurus Rafinesque 1833 is a synonym of Zapus hudsonius (Zimmermann 1780). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(3):308-316. Abstract

Woodman, N., J. O. Matson, T. J. McCarthy, R. P. Eckerlin, W. Bulmer, and N. Ordonez-Garza. 2012. Distributional records of shrews (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Soricidae) from northern Central America with the first record of Sorex from Honduras. Annals of Carnegie Museum 80(3):207-237. Abstract

2011

Woodman, N. 2011. Nomenclatural notes and identification of small-eared shrews (Mammalia: genus Cryptotis) from Cobán, Guatemala, in The Natural History Museum, London. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 124(4):249-258. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2011. Patterns of morphological variation amongst semifossorial shrews in the highlands of Guatemala, with the description of a new species (Mammalia, Soricomorpha, Soricidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163(4):1267-1288. Abstract

2010

Woodman, N. 2010. History and dating of the publication of the Philadelphia (1822) and London (1823) editions of Edwin James's Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains. Archives of Natural History 37(1):28-38. Abstract

Woodman, N. 2010. Two new species of shrews (Soricidae) from the western highlands of Guatemala. Journal of Mammalogy 91(3):566-579. Abstract

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(1):118-134. Abstract

2009

Woodman, N. 2009. The Stephen H. Long Expedition (1819–1820), Titian R. Peale’s field illustrations, and the lost holotypes of the North American shrews Sorex brevicaudus Say and Sorex parvus Say (Mammalia: Soricidae) from the Philadelphia Museum. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 122(1):117-129. Abstract

Woodman, N. and N. B. Athfield. 2009. Post-Clovis survival of American Mastodon in the southern Great Lakes Region of North America. Quaternary Research 72(3):359-363. Abstract

2008

Woodman, N. and J. W. Branstrator. 2008. The Overmyer mastodon (Mammut americanum) from Fulton County, Indiana. American Midland Naturalist 159(1):125-146. Abstract

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