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Recent publications from the Department of Biology

Names in bold are Hofstra faculty, underlined names are Hofstra students.

Almeida, A., R. Corrigan, and R.J. Sarno. 2013. The economic impact of commensal rodents on small businesses in Manhattan's Chinatown: trends and possible causes. Suburban Sustainability, 1:1-15. http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/subsust/vol1/iss1/2

Browne, J.P., A. Kanonik, J.P. Vanek, C.A. Crowne, and R.L. Burke.  2015. Quantifying New York’s Diamondback Terrapin Habitat.  Northeastern Naturalist. 22:630-642. 

Burke, R.L. and A.M. Calichio.  2014. Temperature sex determination in the Diamond-backed Terrapin, Malaclemys terrapin.  Journal of Herpetology.  48:466-470. 

Burke, R.L., M. Vargas, and A. Kanonik. 2015.  Pursuing pepper protection. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 14:201-3.

Grigione, M.M., P. Burman, S.Clavio, S.J. Harper, D. Manning and R. J. Sarno. 2011. Diet of Florida coyotes in a protected wildland and suburban habitat. Urban Ecosystems 14:655-663.

Jagnandan K. and C.P. Sanford. 2013. Kinematics of ribbon‐fin locomotion in the bowfin, Amia calva. Journal of Experimental Zoology 319A:569–583.

Kolbe, J.J., B. Lavin, R.L. Burke, L. Rugiero, M. Capula, and L. Luiselli. 2012. The desire for variety: Italian wall lizard (Podarcis siculus) populations introduced to the United States via the pet trade are derived from multiple native-range sources. Biological Invasions 15:775-783.

Konow, N., Herrel, A., Ross, C., Williams, S., German, R., Sanford, C. P., Gintoff, C. 2011. Evolution of Muscle Activity Patterns Driving Motions of the Jaw and Hyoid during Chewing in Gnathostomes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 51: 235-246.

Muldoon, K.A .and R.L. Burke. 2012. Hatchling Diamond-backed Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) movements, overwintering, and mortality at Jamaica Bay, New York. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 90:651-662.

Murphy, A.E. and Williams, J.D. 2013. New records of two trypetesid burrowing barnacles (Crustacea: Cirripedia: Acrothoracica: Trypetesidae) and their predation on host hermit crab eggs. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK. 93: 107–133.

Rulison, E.L., K.T. Kerr, M.C. Dyer, S. Han, R.L. Burke, JI Tsao and HS Ginsberg. 2014. Minimal role of eastern fence lizards in Borrelia burgdorferi transmission in central New Jersey oak/pine woodlands.  Journal of Parasitology. 100:578-582.

Rulison, E.L, L. Luiselli, and R.L. Burke. 2012. Habitat outweighs geography: the feeding strategies of a generalist carnivore, Procyon lotor, in salt marsh ecosystems. American Midland Naturalist. 168:231-246.

Scherer, A. and Santangelo, N. 2014. Assessment of reproductive requirements in habitat conservation efforts: a case study on blackside dace (Chrosomus cumberlandensis), a federally listed threatened species. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71(3): 408-415.

Williams, J.D. 2013. On the confounded feeding biology of trypetesid burrowing barnacles and their impacts on hermit crab hosts. F&M Scientist, winter 2013: 131-144. 

Williams, J.D., Gallardo, A. and Murphy, A. E. 2011. Crustacean parasites associated with hermit crabs from the western Mediterranean Sea, with first documentation of egg predation by the burrowing barnacle Trypetesa lampas (Cirripedia: Acrothoracica: Trypetesidae). Integrative Zoology. 6: 13-27.