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Publications:  Prof Stephen Rossiter

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.
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.
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.
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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