• Rossiter SJ (2009) Parentage and kinship analysis. In: Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats (TH Kunz & Parsons S, eds). John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, In the press.
      • Liu W, Zhang J, Hua P, Zhang S & Rossiter SJ (2008/9) Development and characterisation of novel microsatellite markers from the Chinese rufous horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) with cross-species amplification in closely related taxa. Molecular Ecology Resources, In the press.
      • Gang L, Jinhong W, Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Cotton JA & Zhang S (2008) The hearing gene Prestin reunites echolocating bats. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of the USA. DOI10.1073/pnas.0802097105.
      • Danielsen F, Beukema H, Burgess N, Parish F, Bruhl C, Donald P, Murdiyarso D, Phalen B, Reijnders L, Struebig M, Fitzherbert E (2008) Biofuel plantations on forested lands: double jeopardy for biodiversity and climate. Conservation Biology. In Press DOI:
      • Struebig M, Christy L, Pio D, Meijaard E (In Press) Bats of Borneo: diversity, distributions and representation in protected areas. Biodiversity and Conservation.[Special Issue: Biodiversity Crisis on Tropical Islands]
      • Hua P, Guo T, Liu W, Zhang S & Rossiter SJ (2008) Isolation and characterization of thirteen microsatellite loci in Rhinolophus pusillus (least horseshoe bat) with cross-amplification in five related species. Conservation Genetics, DOI 10.1007/s10592-008-9586-1.
      • Liu, W, Hua P, Zhang J, Rossiter SJ & Zhang S (2008) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in Pratt’s Leaf-nosed Bat (Hipposideros pratti) and cross-species amplification in closely related taxa. Conservation Genetics, 9, 1341-1343.
      • Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A, Adnan AM, & Rossiter SJ (2008) Conservation value of forest fragments to Palaeotropical bats. Biological Conservation, 141, 2112-2126.
      • Chen S, Jones G & Rossiter SJ (2008) Sex-biased gene flow and colonisation in the Formosan lesser horseshoe bat: inference from nuclear and mitochondrial markers. Journal of Zoology, 274, 207-215.
      • 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). Conservation Genetics 9, 751-756.


      • Rossiter SJ, Benda P, Dietz C, Zhang S & Jones G (2007) Rangewide phylogeography in the greater horseshoe bat inferred from microsatellite: implications for population history, taxonomy. Molecular Ecology 16, 4699-4714.
      • Gang L, Jinhong W, Rossiter SJ, Jones G & Zhang S (2007) Accelerated FoxP2 evolution in echolocating bats. PLoS ONE, 2 (9): e900.
      • Bates PJ, Rossiter SJ, Suyanto A & Kingston T (2007) A new species of Hipposideros (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Sulawesi . Acta Chiropterologica 9, 13-26.
      • Hua PY, Chen JP, Zhang LB, Liang B, Rossiter SJ & Zhang SY (2007) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the flat-headed bat (Tylonycteris pachypus). Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 486-488.
      • Bates P, Struebig M, Hayes B, Furey N, Mya Mya K, Thong V, Tien P, Son N, Harrison D, Francis C & Csorba G (2007) A new species of Kerivoula (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Southeast Asia. Acta Chiropterologica. 9. 323-337.
      • Struebig M, Harrison M, Cheyne S & Limin S (2007) Intensive hunting of large flying-foxes (Pteropus vampyrus natunae) in Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. Oryx. 41. 390-393.
      • Suyanto A & Struebig M (2007) Bats of the Sangkulirang limestone karst formations, East Kalimantan - a priority region for Bornean bat conservation. Acta Chiropterologica. 9. 67-95.


      • Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG, Dawson DA & Jones G (2006) Long-term reproductive skew in male greater horseshoe bats. Molecular Ecology 15, 3035-3043.
      • Rossiter SJ , Jones G, Ransome RD & Barratt EM (2006) Causes and consequences of genetic structure in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). Pp. 213-226. In: Functional and Evolutionary Ecology of Bats (A Zubaid, GF McCracken & TH Kunz, eds). Oxford University Press, New York.
      • Li G, Jones G, Rossiter SJ, Chen S, Parsons S & Zhang S (2006) Phylogenetics of small horseshoe bats from Asia based on mitochondrial DNA sequence variation. Journal of Mammalogy 87, 1234-1240.
      • Chen S, Rossiter SJ, Faulkes CG & Jones G (2006) Population genetic structure and demographic history of the endemic Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros). Molecular Ecology 15, 1643-1656.
      • Thabah A, Rossiter SJ, Kingston T, Zhang S, Parsons S, Mya Mya K, Akbar Z & Jones G (2006) Genetic divergence and call frequency in cryptic species of Hipposideros larvatus (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from northeast India and comparisons with other Indo-Malayan populations. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88, 119-130.
      • Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG, Le Comber SL & Jones G (2005) Mate-fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats. Nature 437, 408-411.
      • Struebig M, Rossiter SJ, Bates JJ, Kingston T, Sein Sein Win et al. (2005) Results of a recent bat survey in Upper Myanmar including new records from the Kachin forests. Acta Chiropterologica 7, 147-164.
      • Zhang L, Liren LU, Zhou S, Liang B, Jones G, Rossiter SJ, & Zhang S (2005) The diet of flat-headed bats, Tylonycteris pachypus and T. robustula in Guangxi, south China. Journal of Mammalogy 86, 61–66.


      • Bates PJ, Struebig MJ, Rossiter SJ, Kingston T, Sein Sein Win & Khin Mya Mya (2004) A new species of Kerivoula (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Myanmar (Burma). Acta Chiropterologica 6, 219-226.
      • Kingston T & Rossiter SJ* (2004) Harmonic-hopping in Wallacea’s bats. Nature. 429, 654-657. (*joint first author).
      • Dawson DA, Rossiter SJ, Jones G & Faukes CG (2004) Microsatellite loci for the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (Rhinolophidae, Chiroptera) and their cross-utility in 17 other bat species. Molecular Ecology Notes 4, 96-100.

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