Selected Publications

Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, DJ Hafner. 2014.  Evolution and phylogeography of the Thomomys umbrinus species complex (Rodentia: Geomyidae). Journal of Mammalogy 95:754-771.

Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, DJ Hafner, and JW Demastes. 2013. Thomomys nayarensis, a new species of pocket gopher from the Sierra del Nayar, Nayarit. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 983-994.

Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, DJ Hafner, and JW Demastes. 2013. Redescription and resurrection of the pocket gopher Thomomys sheldoni from the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 94: 544-560.

Hafner, MS, AR Gates, VL Mathis, JW Demastes and DH Hafner. 2011. Redescription of the pocket gopher Thomomys atrovarius from the Pacific coast of mainland Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 92: 1367-1382.

Facka, AN, GW Roemer, VL Mathis, M Kam and E Geffen. 2010. Drought leads to collapse of black-tailed prairie dog populations reintroduced to the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 1754-1762.

Mathis, VL, WG Whitford, FR Kay, and PU Alkon. 2006. Effects of grazing and shrub removal on small mammal populations in southern New Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 66: 76-86.