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Publications: Prof Stephen Rossiter

Xia Y, Cui Y, Wang A, Liu F, Chi H, Potter JHT, Williamson J, Chen X et al. ( 2021 ) . Convergent phenotypic evolution of rhodopsin for dim-light sensing across deep-diving vertebrates . Mol Biol Evol
Potter JHT, Drinkwater R, Davies KTJ, Nesi N, Lim MCW, Yohe LR, Chi H, Zhang X et al. ( 2021 ) . Nectar-feeding bats and birds show parallel molecular adaptations in sugar metabolism enzymes . Curr Biol
Zhang X, Chi H, Li G, Irwin DM, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ, Liu Y ( 2021 ) . Parallel independent losses of g-type lysozyme genes in hairless aquatic mammals . Genome Biol Evol
Potter JHT, Davies KTJ, Yohe LR, Sanchez MKR, Rengifo EM, Struebig M, Warren K, Tsagkogeorga G et al. ( 2021 ) . Dietary Diversification and Specialization in Neotropical Bats Facilitated by Early Molecular Evolution . Mol Biol Evol vol. 38 , ( 9 ) 3864 - 3883 .
Zou D, Tian S, Zhang T, Zhuoma N, Wu G, Wang M, Dong L, Rossiter SJ et al. ( 2021 ) . Vulture genomes reveal molecular adaptations underlying obligate scavenging and low levels of genetic diversity . Mol Biol Evol
Potter JHT, Davies KTJ, Yohe LR, Sanchez MKR, Rengifo EM, Struebig M, Warren K, Tsagkogeorga G et al. ( 2021 ) . Dietary Diversification and Specialisation in New World Bats Facilitated by Early Molecular Evolution . Mol Biol Evol
Gilbert JD, Rossiter SJ, Faulkes CG ( 2020 ) . The relationship between individual phenotype and the division of labour in naked mole-rats: It’s complicated . PeerJ vol. 8 ,
Mao X, Rossiter SJ ( 2020 ) . Genome-wide data reveal discordant mitonuclear introgression in the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis) . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution vol. 150 ,
Hedrick BP, Mutumi GL, Munteanu VD, Sadier A, Davies KTJ, Rossiter SJ, Sears KE, Dávalos LM et al. ( 2020 ) . Morphological Diversification under High Integration in a Hyper Diverse Mammal Clade . Journal of Mammalian Evolution vol. 27 , ( 3 ) 563 - 575 .
De Oliveira HFM, Camargo NF, Hemprich-Bennett DR, Rodríguez-Herrera B, Rossiter SJ, Clare EL ( 2020 ) . Wing morphology predicts individual niche specialization in Pteronotus mesoamericanus (Mammalia: Chiroptera) . PLoS ONE vol. 15 , ( 5 )
Davies KTJ, Yohe LR, Almonte J, Sánchez MKR, Rengifo EM, Dumont ER, Sears KE, Dávalos LM et al. ( 2020 ) . Foraging shifts and visual preadaptation in ecologically diverse bats . Molecular Ecology
Chi H, Cui Y, Rossiter SJ, Liu Y ( 2020 ) . Convergent spectral shifts to blue-green vision in mammals extends the known sensitivity of vertebrate M/LWS pigments . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 117 , ( 15 ) 8303 - 8305 .
McGowen MR, Tsagkogeorga G, Williamson J, Morin PA, Rossiter SJ ( 2020 ) . Positive selection and inactivation in the vision and hearing genes of cetaceans . Molecular Biology and Evolution
Hall RP, Mutumi GL, Hedrick BP, Yohe LR, Sadier A, Davies KTJ, Davalos LM, Rossiter SJ et al. ( 2020 ) . Ancestral Generalization as a Potential Gateway to Rapid Dietary Divergence in Neotropical Leaf-Nosed Bats . INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY . vol. 60 , E94 - E94 .
Amorim F, Razgour O, Mata VA, Lopes S, Godinho R, Ibáñez C, Juste J, Rossiter SJ et al. ( 2019 ) . Evolutionary history of the European free-tailed bat, a tropical affinity species spanning across the Mediterranean Basin . Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research vol. 58 , ( 1 ) 499 - 518 .
McGowen MR, Tsagkogeorga G, Álvarez-Carretero S, Dos Reis M, Struebig M, Deaville R, Jepson PD, Jarman S et al. ( 2019 ) . Phylogenomic Resolution of the Cetacean Tree of Life Using Target Sequence Capture . Systematic Biology
Yohe LR, Davies KTJ, Simmons NB, Sears KE, Dumont ER, Rossiter SJ, Dávalos LM ( 2019 ) . Evaluating the performance of targeted sequence capture, RNA-Seq, and degenerate-primer PCR cloning for sequencing the largest mammalian multigene family . Molecular Ecology Resources vol. 20 , ( 1 ) 140 - 153 .
Mao X, Tsagkogeorga G, Thong VD, Rossiter SJ ( 2019 ) . Resolving evolutionary relationships among six closely related taxa of the horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus) with targeted resequencing data . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution vol. 139 ,
Yohe LR, Devanna P, Davies KTJ, Potter JHT, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC, Vernes SC, Dávalos LM ( 2019 ) . Tissue collection of bats for-omics analyses and primary cell culture . Journal of Visualized Experiments vol. 2019 , ( 152 )
Yohe LR, Davies KTJ, Rossiter SJ, Dávalos LM ( 2019 ) . Expressed vomeronasal type-1 receptors (v1rs) in bats uncover conserved sequences underlying social chemical signaling . Genome Biology and Evolution vol. 11 , ( 10 ) 2741 - 2749 .
Drinkwater R, Williamson J, Swinfield T, Deere NJ, Struebig MJ, Clare EL, Coomes D, Rossiter SJ ( 2019 ) . Occurrence of blood-feeding terrestrial leeches (Haemadipsidae) in a degraded forest ecosystem and their potential as ecological indicators . Biotropica
Liu Y, Cui Y, Chi H, Xia Y, Liu H, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2019 ) . Scotopic rod vision in tetrapods arose from multiple early adaptive shifts in the rate of retinal release . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 116 , ( 26 ) 12627 - 12628 .
Stolle E, Pracana R, Howard P, Paris CI, Brown SJ, Castillo-Carrillo C, Rossiter SJ, Wurm Y ( 2019 ) . Degenerative Expansion of a Young Supergene . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 36 , ( 3 ) 553 - 561 .
Simões BF, Foley NM, Hughes GM, Zhao H, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC ( 2019 ) . As Blind as a Bat? Opsin Phylogenetics Illuminates the Evolution of Color Vision in Bats . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 36 , ( 1 ) 54 - 68 .
Drinkwater R, Schnell IB, Bohmann K, Bernard H, Veron G, Clare E, Gilbert MTP, Rossiter SJ ( 2019 ) . Using metabarcoding to compare the suitability of two blood-feeding leech species for sampling mammalian diversity in North Borneo . Molecular Ecology Resources vol. 19 , ( 1 ) 105 - 117 .
Sadier A, Davies KTJ, Yohe LR, Yun K, Donat P, Hedrick BP, Dumont ER, Dávalos LM et al. ( 2018 ) . Multifactorial processes underlie parallel opsin loss in neotropical bats . eLife vol. 7 ,
Davies KTJ, Bennett NC, Faulkes CG, Rossiter SJ ( 2018 ) . Limited evidence for parallel molecular adaptations associated with the subterranean niche in mammals: A comparative study of three superorders . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 35 , ( 10 ) 2544 - 2559 .
Hedrick BP, Yohe L, Vander Linden A, Dávalos LM, Sears K, Sadier A, Rossiter SJ, Davies KTJ et al. ( 2018 ) . Assessing Soft-Tissue Shrinkage Estimates in Museum Specimens Imaged With Diffusible Iodine-Based Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography (diceCT) . Microsc Microanal1 - 8 .
Liu Y, Chi H, Li L, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2018 ) . Molecular Data Support an Early Shift to an Intermediate-Light Niche in the Evolution of Mammals . Mol Biol Evol vol. 35 , ( 5 ) 1130 - 1134 .
LOWE R, BARTON C, Jenkins C, Ernst C, Forman O, Fernandez-Twinn D, Bock C, ROSSITER S et al. ( 2018 ) . Ageing-associated DNA methylation dynamics are a molecular readout of lifespan variation amongst mammalian species . Genome Biology vol. 19 , Article 22 ,
Srinivasulu C, Srinivasulu A, Srinivasulu B, Gopi A, Dar TH, Bates PJJ, Rossiter SJ, Jones G ( 2017 ) . Recent Surveys of Bats from the Andaman Islands, India: Diversity, Distribution, and Echolocation characteristics . Acta Chiropterologica vol. 19 , ( 2 ) 419 - 437 .
Mohd Salleh F, Ramos-Madrigal J, Peñaloza F, Liu S, Mikkel-Holger SS, Riddhi PP, Martins R, Lenz D et al. ( 2017 ) . An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia . Gigascience vol. 6 , ( 8 ) 1 - 8 .
Kuo HC, Soisook P, Ho YY, Csorba G, Wang CN, Rossiter SJ ( 2017 ) . A Taxonomic Revision of the Kerivoula hardwickii Complex (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) with the Description of a New Species . Acta Chiropterologica vol. 19 , ( 1 ) 19 - 39 .
Mao X, Tsagkogeorga G, Bailey SE, Rossiter SJ ( 2017 ) . Genomics of introgression in the Chinese horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) revealed by transcriptome sequencing . Biological Journal of the Linnean Society vol. 121 , ( 3 ) 698 - 710 .
Dumont ER, Hedrick B, Davalos LM, Rossiter S, Sears KE, Dumont E ( 2017 ) . The morphology of the bat sensory system: correlates of sight, chemosensation, and hearing in noctilionoid bats . INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY . vol. 57 , E250 - E250 .
Yohe LR, Abubakar R, Giordano C, Dumont E, Sears K, Rossiter SJ, Dávalos LM ( 2017 ) . Trpc2 Pseudogenization dynamics in bats reveal ancestral vomeronasal signaling, then pervasive loss . Evolution
Tsagkogeorga G, Müller S, Dessimoz C, Rossiter SJ ( 2017 ) . Comparative genomics reveals contraction in olfactory receptor genes in bats . Scientific Reports vol. 7 , ( 1 )
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, Phillips HRP, Alhusseini TI et al. ( 2016 ) . The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project . Ecol Evol vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 145 - 188 .
Mao X, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2016 ) . Differential introgression suggests candidate beneficial and barrier loci between two parapatric subspecies of Pearson's horseshoe bat Rhinolophus pearsoni . Current Zoology vol. 62 , ( 4 ) 405 - 412 .
Flanders J, Inoue-Murayama M, Rossiter SJ, Hill DA ( 2016 ) . Female philopatry and limited male-biased dispersal in the Ussuri tube-nosed bat, Murina ussuriensis . Journal of Mammalogy vol. 97 , ( 2 ) 545 - 553 .
Gager Y, Tarland E, Lieckfeldt D, Ménage M, Botero-Castro F, Rossiter SJ, Kraus RHS, Ludwig A et al. ( 2016 ) . The value of Molecular vs. Morphometric and acoustic information for species identification using sympatric molossid bats . PLoS ONE vol. 11 , ( 3 )
Bailey SE, Mao X, Struebig M, Tsagkogeorga G, Csorba G, Heaney LR, Sedlock J, Stanley W et al. ( 2016 ) . The use of museum samples for large-scale sequence capture: A study of congeneric horseshoe bats (family Rhinolophidae) . Biological Journal of the Linnean Society vol. 117 , ( 1 ) 58 - 70 .
Tsagkogeorga G, McGowen MR, Davies KTJ, Jarman S, Polanowski A, Bertelsen MF, Rossiter SJ ( 2015 ) . A phylogenomic analysis of the role and timing of molecular adaptation in the aquatic transition of cetartiodactyl mammals . Royal Society Open Science vol. 2 , ( 9 )
de Oliveira HFM, Clare E, Rossiter S, Emrich M, Koenig S, Fenton MB ( 2015 ) . DNA barcoding unravels the role of morphology and echolocation in bat-insect relationships in Jamaica . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 250 - 250 .
Teixeira TSM, Rossiter S, Clare E ( 2015 ) . Using DNA barcoding to document interactions among bats, insects and plants in the highly fragmented Atlantic forest of Brazil . GENOME vol. 58 , ( 5 ) 287 - 287 .
Lee BPY-H, Struebig MJ, Rossiter SJ, Kingston T ( 2015 ) . Increasing concern over trade in bat souvenirs from South-east Asia . Oryx vol. 49 , ( 2 ) 204 - 204 .
Soisook P, Struebig MJ, Noerfahmy S, Bernard H, Maryanto I, Chen SF, Rossiter SJ, Kuo HC et al. ( 2015 ) . Description of a new species of the Rhinolophus trifoliatus-group (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Southeast Asia . Acta Chiropterologica vol. 17 , ( 1 ) 21 - 36 .
Davies KTJ, Bennett NC, Tsagkogeorga G, Rossiter SJ, FAULKES CG ( 2015 ) . Family-wide molecular adaptations to underground life in African mole-rats revealed by phylogenomic analysis . Molecular Biology and Evolution
Faulkes CG, Davies KTJ, Rossiter SJ, Bennett NC ( 2015 ) . Molecular evolution of the hyaluronan synthase 2 (HAS2) gene in mammals: implications for adaptations to the subterranean niche and cancer resistance . Biology Letters vol. 11 , ( 5 ) Article 20150185 ,
Kuo HC, Chen SF, Fang YP, Cotton JA, Parker JD, Csorba G, Lim BK, Eger JL et al. ( 2015 ) . Speciation processes in putative island endemic sister bat species: False impressions from mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite data . Molecular Ecology
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, Phillips HRP, Senior RA et al. ( 2014 ) . The PREDICTS database: A global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts . Ecology and Evolution vol. 4 , ( 24 ) 4701 - 4735 .
Davies KTJ, Tsagkogeorga G, Bennett NC, Dávalos LM, Faulkes CG, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Molecular evolution of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1 receptors in long-lived, small-bodied mammals . Gene vol. 549 , ( 2 ) 228 - 236 .
Mao X, Zhu G, Zhang L, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Differential introgression among loci across a hybrid zone of the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis) . BMC Evol Biol vol. 14 ,
Kuo H-C, Chen S-F, Fang Y-P, Flanders J, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Comparative rangewide phylogeography of four endemic Taiwanese bat species . Mol Ecol vol. 23 , ( 14 ) 3566 - 3586 .
Lim L-S, Mohd-Adnan A, Zubaid A, Struebig MJ, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Diversity of Malaysian insectivorous bat assemblages revisited . JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY vol. 30 , 111 - 121 .
Liu Y, He G, Xu H, Han X, Jones G, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2014 ) . Adaptive functional diversification of lysozyme in insectivorous bats . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 31 , ( 11 ) 2829 - 2835 .
Ward HL, Ransome RD, Jones G, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Determinants and patterns of reproductive success in the greater horseshoe bat during a population recovery . PLoS One vol. 9 , ( 2 )
Davies KTJ, Tsagkogeorga G, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Divergent evolutionary rates in vertebrate and mammalian specific conserved non-coding elements (CNEs) in echolocating mammals . BMC Evolutionary Biology vol. 14 , ( 1 )
Mao X, Dong J, Hua P, He G, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2014 ) . Heteroplasmy and ancient translocation of mitochondrial DNA to the nucleus in the Chinese Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) complex . PLoS One vol. 9 , ( 5 )
Feng P, Zheng J, Rossiter SJ, Wang D, Zhao H ( 2014 ) . Massive losses of taste receptor genes in toothed and baleen whales . Genome Biology and Evolution vol. 6 , ( 6 ) 1254 - 1265 .
Kuo H-C, Chen S-F, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Development and characterisation of microsatellite loci for Murina gracilis (Vespertilionidae) and cross-species amplification in two other congeneric species . CONSERVATION GENETICS RESOURCES vol. 5 , ( 4 ) 1117 - 1120 .
Tsagkogeorga G, Parker J, Stupka E, Cotton JA, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Phylogenomic analyses elucidate the evolutionary relationships of bats . Curr Biol vol. 23 , ( 22 ) 2262 - 2267 .
Xu H, Liu Y, He G, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2013 ) . Adaptive evolution of tight junction protein claudin-14 in echolocating whales . Gene vol. 530 , ( 2 ) 208 - 214 .
Parker J, Tsagkogeorga G, Cotton JA, Liu Y, Provero P, Stupka E, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Genome-wide signatures of convergent evolution in echolocating mammals . Nature vol. 502 , ( 7470 ) 228 - 231 .
Mao X, Thong VD, Bates PJJ, Jones G, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Multiple cases of asymmetric introgression among horseshoe bats detected by phylogenetic conflicts across loci . BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY vol. 110 , ( 2 ) 346 - 361 .
Xu H, Liu Y, Meng F, He B, Han N, Li G, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2013 ) . Multiple bursts of pancreatic ribonuclease gene duplication in insect-eating bats . Gene vol. 526 , ( 2 ) 112 - 117 .
Dool SE, Puechmaille SJ, Dietz C, Juste J, Ibáñez C, Hulva P, Roué SG, Petit EJ et al. ( 2013 ) . Phylogeography and postglacial recolonization of Europe by Rhinolophus hipposideros: evidence from multiple genetic markers . Mol Ecol vol. 22 , ( 15 ) 4055 - 4070 .
Wang L, Yin Q, He G, Rossiter SJ, Holmes EC, Cui J ( 2013 ) . Ancient invasion of an extinct gammaretrovirus in cetaceans . VIROLOGY vol. 441 , ( 1 ) 66 - 69 .
Wang L, Yin Q, He G, Rossiter SJ, Holmes EC, Cui J ( 2013 ) . Ancient invasion of an extinct gammaretrovirus in cetaceans . Virology vol. 441 , ( 1 ) 66 - 69 .
Kirwan JD, Bekaert M, Commins JM, Davies KTJ, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC ( 2013 ) . A phylomedicine approach to understanding the evolution of auditory sensory perception and disease in mammals . EVOLUTIONARY APPLICATIONS vol. 6 , ( 3 ) 412 - 422 .
Mao X, He G, Hua P, Jones G, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Historical introgression and the persistence of ghost alleles in the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis) . Mol Ecol vol. 22 , ( 4 ) 1035 - 1050 .
Davies KT, Maryanto I, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . Evolutionary origins of ultrasonic hearing and laryngeal echolocation in bats inferred from morphological analyses of the inner ear . Front Zool vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Shen B, Han X, Jones G, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2013 ) . Adaptive evolution of the myo6 gene in old world fruit bats (family: pteropodidae) . PLoS One vol. 8 , ( 4 )
Peel AJ, Sargan DR, Baker KS, Hayman DTS, Barr JA, Crameri G, Suu-Ire R, Broder CC et al. ( 2013 ) . Continent-wide panmixia of an African fruit bat facilitates transmission of potentially zoonotic viruses . Nat Commun vol. 4 ,
Jones G, Teeling EC, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . From the ultrasonic to the infrared: molecular evolution and the sensory biology of bats . Front Physiol vol. 4 ,
Mao X, He G, Zhang J, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2013 ) . Lineage divergence and historical gene flow in the Chinese horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) . PLoS One vol. 8 , ( 2 )
Davies KTJ, Bates PJJ, Maryanto I, Cotton JA, Rossiter SJ ( 2013 ) . The evolution of bat vestibular systems in the face of potential antagonistic selection pressures for flight and echolocation . PLoS One vol. 8 , ( 4 )
Struebig MJ, Bozek M, Hildebrand J, Rossiter SJ, Lane DJW ( 2012 ) . Bat diversity in the lowland forests of the Heart of Borneo . BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION vol. 21 , ( 14 ) 3711 - 3727 .
Liu Y, Xu H, Yuan X, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2012 ) . Multiple Adaptive Losses of Alanine-Glyoxylate Aminotransferase Mitochondrial Targeting in Fruit-Eating Bats . MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION vol. 29 , ( 6 ) 1507 - 1511 .
Struebig MJ, Le Comber SC, Rossiter SJ ( 2012 ) . Overcoming the issue of small sample sizes in fragmentation genetics . Molecular Ecology vol. 21 , ( 12 ) 2850 - 2851 .
Davies KTJ, Cotton JA, Kirwan JD, Teeling EC, Rossiter SJ ( 2012 ) . Parallel signatures of sequence evolution among hearing genes in echolocating mammals: an emerging model of genetic convergence . Heredity (Edinb) vol. 108 , ( 5 ) 480 - 489 .
Rossiter SJ, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Struebig MJ, Kunz TH, Gopal S, Petit EJ, Kingston T ( 2012 ) . Social organization and genetic structure: insights from codistributed bat populations . Mol Ecol vol. 21 , ( 3 ) 647 - 661 .
Shen B, Han X, Zhang J, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2012 ) . Adaptive evolution in the glucose transporter 4 gene Slc2a4 in Old World fruit bats (family: Pteropodidae) . PLoS One vol. 7 , ( 4 )
STRUEBIG MJ, LE COMBER SC, ROSSITER SJ ( 2012 ) . Overcoming the issue of small sample sizes in fragmentation genetics . Molecular Ecology vol. 21 , ( 12 ) 2850 - 2851 .
Davies KTJ, Cotton JA, Kirwan J, Teeling EC, ROSSITER S ( 2012 ) . Parallel signatures of sequence evolution among hearing genes in echolocating mammals: an emerging model of genetic convergence . Heredity
ROSSITER S, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Struebig MJ, Kunz TH, Gopal S, Petit EJ, Kingston T ( 2012 ) . Social organisation and genetic structure: insights from co-distributed bat populations . Molecular Ecology
Chittka L, ROSSITER SJ, Skorupski P, Fernando C ( 2012 ) . What is comparable in comparative cognition? . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences vol. 367 , ( 1603 ) 2677 - 2685 .
Shen B, Avila-Flores R, Liu Y, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2011 ) . Prestin shows divergent evolution between constant frequency echolocating bats . J Mol Evol vol. 73 , ( 3-4 ) 109 - 115 .
Hua P, Zhang L, Zhu G, Jones G, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2011 ) . Hierarchical polygyny in multiparous lesser flat-headed bats . Mol Ecol vol. 20 , ( 17 ) 3669 - 3680 .
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ, Le Comber SC, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Rossiter SJ ( 2011 ) . Parallel declines in species and genetic diversity in tropical forest fragments . Ecol Lett vol. 14 , ( 6 ) 582 - 590 .
Flanders J, Wei L, Rossiter SJ, Zhang SY ( 2011 ) . Identifying the effects of the Pleistocene on the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, in East Asia using ecological niche modelling and phylogenetic analyses . J BIOGEOGR vol. 38 , ( 3 ) 439 - 452 .
Rossiter SJ, Zhang S, Liu Y ( 2011 ) . Prestin and high frequency hearing in mammals . Commun Integr Biol vol. 4 , ( 2 ) 236 - 239 .
Yuan L, Zhao X, Lin B, Rossiter SJ, He L, Zuo X, He G, Jones G et al. ( 2011 ) . Adaptive evolution of Leptin in heterothermic bats . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 11 )
Peel AJ, Loras AF, Baker KS, Hayman DTS, Kamins A, Rossiter SJ, Sargan DR, Wood JLN et al. ( 2011 ) . Evidence of Henipaviruses and Lyssaviruses in Isolated Island Populations of African Fruit Bats . ECOHEALTH vol. 7 , S40 - S40 .
Layer K, Hildrew AG, Jenkins GB, Riede JO, Rossiter SJ, Townsend CR, Woodward G ( 2011 ) . Long-Term Dynamics of a Well-Characterised Food Web: Four Decades of Acidification and Recovery in the Broadstone Stream Model System . ADVANCES IN ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH, VOL 44 vol. 44 , 69 - 117 .
Layer K, Hildrew AG, Jenkins GB, Riede J, Rossiter SJ, Woodward G ( 2011 ) . Long-term dynamics of a well-characterised food web: four decades of acidification and recovery in the Broadstone Stream model system . Advances in Ecological Research vol. 44 , 69 - 117 .
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ, Le Comber SC, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Rossiter SJ ( 2011 ) . Parallel declines in species and genetic diversity in tropical forest fragments . Ecology Letters
Rossiter SJ, Liu Y, Zhang S ( 2011 ) . Prestin and high frequency hearing in mammals . Communicative and Integrative Biology vol. 4 , ( 2 ) 236 - 239 .
Chen J, Rossiter SJ, Flanders JR, Sun Y, Hua P, Miller-Butterworth C, Liu X, Rajan KE et al. ( 2010 ) . Contrasting genetic structure in two co-distributed species of old world fruit bat . PLoS One vol. 5 , ( 11 )
Liu Y, Rossiter SJ, Han XQ, Cotton JA, Zhang SY ( 2010 ) . Cetaceans on a Molecular Fast Track to Ultrasonic Hearing . CURR BIOL vol. 20 , ( 20 ) 1834 - 1839 .
Mao XG, Zhu GJ, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2010 ) . Pleistocene climatic cycling drives intra-specific diversification in the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis) in Southern China . Mol Ecol vol. 19 , ( 13 ) 2754 - 2769 .
Mao X, Zhang J, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2010 ) . Historical male-mediated introgression in horseshoe bats revealed by multilocus DNA sequence data . Mol Ecol vol. 19 , ( 7 ) 1352 - 1366 .
Wei L, Flanders JR, Rossiter SJ, Miller-Butterworth CM, Zhang LB, Zhang SYY ( 2010 ) . Phylogeography of the Japanese pipistrelle bat, Pipistrellus abramus, in China: the impact of ancient and recent events on population genetic structure . BIOL J LINN SOC vol. 99 , ( 3 ) 582 - 594 .
Liu Y, Cotton JA, Shen B, Han X, Rossiter SJ, Zhang S ( 2010 ) . Convergent sequence evolution between echolocating bats and dolphins . Curr Biol vol. 20 , ( 2 ) R53 - R54 .
Peel AJ, Rossiter SJ, Wood JLN, Cunningham AA, Sargan DR ( 2010 ) . Characterization of microsatellite loci in the straw-colored fruit bat, Eidolon helvum (Pteropodidae) . Conservation Genetic Resources vol. 2 , 279 - 282 .
Zhao H, Ru B, Teeling EC, Faulkes CG, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ ( 2009 ) . Rhodopsin molecular evolution in mammals inhabiting low light environments . PLoS One vol. 4 , ( 12 )
Chen SF, Jones G, Rossiter SJ ( 2009 ) . Determinants of echolocation call frequency variation in the Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros) . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 276 , ( 1674 ) 3901 - 3909 .
Chen S-F, Jones G, Rossiter SJ ( 2009 ) . Determinants of echolocation call frequency variation in the Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros) . Proc Biol Sci vol. 276 , ( 1674 ) 3901 - 3909 .
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A, Le Comber SC, Mohd-Adnan A, Turner A, Kelly J, Bozek M et al. ( 2009 ) . Conservation importance of limestone karst outcrops for Palaeotropical bats in a fragmented landscape . BIOL CONSERV vol. 142 , ( 10 ) 2089 - 2096 .
Zhao H, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC, Li C, Cotton JA, Zhang S ( 2009 ) . The evolution of color vision in nocturnal mammals . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 106 , ( 22 ) 8980 - 8985 .
Hua PY, Guo TT, Liu WC, Zhang SY, Rossiter S ( 2009 ) . Isolation and characterization of 13 microsatellite loci in Rhinolophus pusillus (least horseshoe bat) with cross-amplification in five related species . CONSERV GENET vol. 10 , ( 3 ) 597 - 600 .
Wang Z, Yuan L, Rossiter SJ, Zuo X, Ru B, Zhong H, Han N, Jones G et al. ( 2009 ) . Adaptive evolution of 5'HoxD genes in the origin and diversification of the cetacean flipper . Mol Biol Evol vol. 26 , ( 3 ) 613 - 622 .
Liu WC, Zhang JS, Hua PY, Zhang SY, Rossiter SJ ( 2009 ) . Development and characterization of novel microsatellite markers from the Chinese rufous horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) with cross-species amplification in closely related taxa . MOL ECOL RESOUR vol. 9 , ( 1 ) 183 - 185 .
ROSSITER S ( 2009 ) . Parentage and kinship analysis . Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats , Editors: Kunz, TH, Parsons, S , John Hopkins University Press ( Baltimore ),
Flanders J, Jones G, Benda P, Dietz C, Zhang S, Li G, Sharifi M, Rossiter SJ ( 2009 ) . Phylogeography of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum: contrasting results from mitochondrial and microsatellite data . Mol Ecol vol. 18 , ( 2 ) 306 - 318 .
Zhang LB, Jones G, Zhang JS, Zhu GJ, Parsons S, Rossiter SJ, Zhang SY ( 2009 ) . Recent surveys of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from China. I. Rhinolophidae and Hipposideridae . ACTA CHIROPTEROL vol. 11 , ( 1 ) 71 - 88 .
Li G, Wang JH, Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Cottont JA, Zhang SY ( 2008 ) . The hearing gene Prestin reunites echolocating bats . P NATL ACAD SCI USA vol. 105 , ( 37 ) 13959 - 13964 .
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A, Mohd-Adnan A, Rossiter SJ ( 2008 ) . Conservation value of forest fragments to Palaeotropical bats . BIOL CONSERV vol. 141 , ( 8 ) 2112 - 2126 .
Struebig MJ, Horsburgh GJ, Pandhal J, Triggs A, Zubaid A, Kingston T, Dawson DA, Rossiter SJ ( 2008 ) . Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci in the papillose woolly bat, Kerivoula papillosa (Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae) . CONSERV GENET vol. 9 , ( 3 ) 751 - 756 .
Chen SF, Jones G, Rossiter SJ ( 2008 ) . Sex-biased gene flow and colonization in the Formosan lesser horseshoe bat: inference from nuclear and mitochondrial markers . J ZOOL vol. 274 , ( 3 ) 207 - 215 .
Liu WC, Hua PY, Zhang JP, Rossiter SJ, Zhang SY ( 2008 ) . Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Pratt's Leaf-nosed Bat (Hipposideros pratti) and cross-species amplification in closely related taxa . CONSERV GENET vol. 9 , ( 5 ) 1341 - 1343 .
Rossiter SJ, Benda P, Dietz C, Zhang S, Jones G ( 2007 ) . Rangewide phylogeography in the greater horseshoe bat inferred from microsatellites: implications for population history, taxonomy and conservation . Mol Ecol vol. 16 , ( 22 ) 4699 - 4714 .
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