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Publications:  Prof Stephen Rossiter

Liu Y, Chi H, Li L et al.(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 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 et al.(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 et al.(2017). An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia. Gigascience vol. 6, (8) 1-8.
Mao X, Tsagkogeorga G, Bailey SE et al.(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.
Kuo HC, Soisook P, Ho YY et al.(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.
Tsagkogeorga G, Müller S, Dessimoz C et al.(2017). Comparative genomics reveals contraction in olfactory receptor genes in bats. Sci Rep vol. 7, (1)
Dumont ER, Hedrick B, Davalos LM et al. (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 et al.(2017). Trpc2 Pseudogenization dynamics in bats reveal ancestral vomeronasal signaling, then pervasive loss. Evolution
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S 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. Curr Zool vol. 62, (4) 405-412.
Flanders J, Inoue-Murayama M, Rossiter SJ et al.(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 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 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.
Kuo H-C, Chen S-F, Fang Y-P et al.(2015). Speciation processes in putative island endemic sister bat species: false impressions from mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite data. Mol Ecol vol. 24, (23) 5910-5926.
Tsagkogeorga G, McGowen MR, Davies KTJ et al.(2015). A phylogenomic analysis of the role and timing of molecular adaptation in the aquatic transition of cetartiodactyl mammals. R Soc Open Sci vol. 2, (9)
de Oliveira HFM, Clare E, Rossiter S et al.(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 et al.(2015). Increasing concern over trade in bat souvenirs from South-east Asia. ORYX vol. 49, (2) 204-204.
Soisook P, Struebig MJ, Noerfahmy S 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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(2015). Speciation processes in putative island endemic sister bat species: False impressions from mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite data. Molecular Ecology vol. 24, (23) 5910-5926.
Davies KTJ, Tsagkogeorga G, Rossiter SJ(2014). Divergent evolutionary rates in vertebrate and mammalian specific conserved non-coding elements (CNEs) in echolocating mammals. BMC Evol Biol vol. 14,
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S et al.(2014). The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecol Evol vol. 4, (24) 4701-4735.
Liu Y, He G, Xu H et al.(2014). Adaptive functional diversification of lysozyme in insectivorous bats. Mol Biol Evol vol. 31, (11) 2829-2835.
Davies KTJ, Tsagkogeorga G, Bennett NC et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(2014). Comparative rangewide phylogeography of four endemic Taiwanese bat species. Mol Ecol vol. 23, (14) 3566-3586.
Feng P, Zheng J, Rossiter SJ et al.(2014). Massive losses of taste receptor genes in toothed and baleen whales. Genome Biol Evol vol. 6, (6) 1254-1265.
Lim L-S, Mohd-Adnan A, Zubaid A et al.(2014). Diversity of Malaysian insectivorous bat assemblages revisited. JOURNAL OF TROPICAL ECOLOGY vol. 30, 111-121.
Ward HL, Ransome RD, Jones G et al.(2014). Determinants and patterns of reproductive success in the greater horseshoe bat during a population recovery. PLoS One vol. 9, (2)
Mao X, Dong J, Hua P et al.(2014). Heteroplasmy and ancient translocation of mitochondrial DNA to the nucleus in the Chinese Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus sinicus) complex. PLoS One vol. 9, (5)
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 et al.(2013). Phylogenomic analyses elucidate the evolutionary relationships of bats. Curr Biol vol. 23, (22) 2262-2267.
Xu H, Liu Y, He G et al.(2013). Adaptive evolution of tight junction protein claudin-14 in echolocating whales. Gene vol. 530, (2) 208-214.
Parker J, Tsagkogeorga G, Cotton JA et al.(2013). Genome-wide signatures of convergent evolution in echolocating mammals. Nature vol. 502, (7470) 228-231.
Mao X, Thong VD, Bates PJJ et al.(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 et al.(2013). Multiple bursts of pancreatic ribonuclease gene duplication in insect-eating bats. Gene vol. 526, (2) 112-117.
Dool SE, Puechmaille SJ, Dietz C 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 et al.(2013). Ancient invasion of an extinct gammaretrovirus in cetaceans. VIROLOGY vol. 441, (1) 66-69.
Wang L, Yin Q, He G et al.(2013). Ancient invasion of an extinct gammaretrovirus in cetaceans. Virology vol. 441, (1) 66-69.
Kirwan JD, Bekaert M, Commins JM et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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 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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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. Mol Ecol vol. 21, (12) 2850-2851.
Davies KTJ, Cotton JA, Kirwan JD et al.(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 et al.(2012). Social organization and genetic structure: insights from codistributed bat populations. Mol Ecol vol. 21, (3) 647-661.
Shen B, Han X, Zhang J et al.(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.
Chittka L, ROSSITER SJ, Skorupski P et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(2011). Hierarchical polygyny in multiparous lesser flat-headed bats. Mol Ecol vol. 20, (17) 3669-3680.
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Petit EJ et al.(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 et al.(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.
Yuan L, Zhao X, Lin B et al.(2011). Adaptive evolution of Leptin in heterothermic bats. PLoS One vol. 6, (11)
Peel AJ, Loras AF, Baker KS 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 et al.(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 et al.(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.
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 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 et al.(2010). Cetaceans on a Molecular Fast Track to Ultrasonic Hearing. CURR BIOL vol. 20, (20) 1834-1839.
Mao XG, Zhu GJ, Zhang S et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(2010). Convergent sequence evolution between echolocating bats and dolphins. Curr Biol vol. 20, (2) R53-R54.
Peel AJ, Rossiter SJ, Wood JLN et al.(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 et al.(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 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 et al.(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 et al.(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 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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(2008). The hearing gene Prestin reunites echolocating bats. P NATL ACAD SCI USA vol. 105, (37) 13959-13964.
Struebig MJ, Kingston T, Zubaid A et al.(2008). Conservation value of forest fragments to Palaeotropical bats. BIOL CONSERV vol. 141, (8) 2112-2126.
Struebig MJ, Horsburgh GJ, Pandhal J et al.(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 et al.(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 et al.(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.
Li G, Wang J, Rossiter SJ et al.(2007). Accelerated FoxP2 evolution in echolocating bats. PLoS One vol. 2, (9)
Hua PY, Chen JP, Zhang LB et al.(2007). Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the flat-headed bat (Tylonycteris pachypus). MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 7, (3) 486-488.
Bates PJJ, Rossiter SJ, Suyanto A et al.(2007). A new species of Hipposideros (Chiroptera : Hipposideridae) from Sulawesi. ACTA CHIROPTEROL vol. 9, (1) 13-26.
Li G, Jones G, Rossiter SJ et al.(2006). Phylogenetics of small horseshoe bats from east Asia based on mitochondrial DNA sequence variation. J MAMMAL vol. 87, (6) 1234-1240.
Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG et al.(2006). Long-term paternity skew and the opportunity for selection in a mammal with reversed sexual size dimorphism. Mol Ecol vol. 15, (10) 3035-3043.
Thabah A, Rossiter SJ, Kingston T et al.(2006). Genetic divergence and echolocation call frequency in cryptic species of Hipposideros larvatus s.l. (Chiroptera : Hipposideridae) from the Indo-Malayan region. BIOL J LINN SOC vol. 88, (1) 119-130.
Chen S-F, Rossiter SJ, Faulkes CG et al.(2006). Population genetic structure and demographic history of the endemic Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros). Mol Ecol vol. 15, (6) 1643-1656.
ROSSITER SJ, Jones G, Ransome RD et al.(2006). Causes and consequences of genetic structure in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). Functional and Evolutionary Ecology of Bats, Editors: Zubaid, A, McCracken, GF, Kunz, TH, Oxford University Press (New York),
Rossiter SJ, Ransome RD, Faulkes CG et al.(2005). Mate fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats. Nature vol. 437, (7057) 408-411.
Zhang LB, Jones G, Rossiter S et al.(2005). Diet of flat-headed bats, Tylonycteris pachypus and T-robustula, in Guangxi, South China. J MAMMAL vol. 86, (1) 61-66.
Struebig MJ, Rossiter SJ, Bates PJJ et al.(2005). Results of a recent bat survey in Upper Myanmar including new records from the Kachin forests. ACTA CHIROPTEROL vol. 7, (1) 147-163.
Kingston T, Rossiter SJ(2004). Harmonic-hopping in Wallacea's bats. Nature vol. 429, (6992) 654-657.
Dawson DA, Rossiter SJ, Jones G et al.(2004). Microsatellite loci for the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (Rhinolophidae, Chiroptera) and their cross-utility in 17 other bat species. MOL ECOL NOTES vol. 4, (1) 96-100.
Bates PJJ, Struebig MJ, Rossiter SJ et al.(2004). A new species of Kerivoula (Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae) from Myanmar (Burma). ACTA CHIROPTEROL vol. 6, (2) 219-226.
Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Ransome RD et al.(2002). Relatedness structure and kin-biased foraging in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL vol. 51, (6) 510-518.
Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Ransome RD et al.(2001). Outbreeding increases offspring survival in wild greater horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). Proc Biol Sci vol. 268, (1471) 1055-1061.
Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Ransome RD et al.(2000). Genetic variation and population structure in the endangered greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. Mol Ecol vol. 9, (8) 1131-1135.
Rossiter SJ, Jones G, Ransome RD et al.(2000). Parentage, reproductive success and breeding behaviour in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum). Proc Biol Sci vol. 267, (1443) 545-551.
Rossiter SJ, Burland TM, Jones G et al.(1999). Characterization of microsatellite loci in the greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. Mol Ecol vol. 8, (11) 1959-1960.
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