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LAB PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2016   [last updated December 2019]


Rocha, D. G., L. Hedges, and B. C. Cambraia. 2019a. Endangered crowned solitary eagle in the threatened Amazonian savannah. Oryx 53:607–608.

Wong, S.T., Belant, J.L., Sollmann, R., Mohamed, A., Niedballa, J., Mathai, J., Street, G., Wilting, A. (2019). Influence of body mass, sociality, and movement behavior on improved detection probabilities when using a second camera trap. Global Ecology and Conservation, 20, e00791.

Mohamed, A., Sollmann, R., Wong, S.T., Niedballa, J., Abrams, J.F., Kissing, J., Wilting, A. (2019). Counting Sunda clouded leopards with confidence: incorporating individual heterogeneity in density estimates. Oryx, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318001503.

Kelt, D., Heske, E.J., Lambin, X., Oli, M.K., Orrock, J.L., Ozgul, A., Pali, J.N., Prugh, L., Sollmann, R., Sommer, S. (2019). Advances in population ecology and species interactions in mammals. Journal of Mammalogy, 100, 965–1007.

Tuberville, T.D., Buhlmann, K.A., Sollmann, R., Nafus, M.G., Peaden, J.M., Daly, J.A., Todd, B.A. (2019). Effects of short-term outdoor head-starting on growth and survival in the Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii). Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 14(1), 171–184.

Abrams, J., Hörig, L., Brozovic, R., Axtner, J., Crampton-Platt, A., Mohamed, A., Wong, S., Sollmann, R., Yu, D., Wilting, A. (2019). Shifting up a gear with iDNA:  from mammal detection events to standardized surveys. Journal of Applied Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13411.

Kautz, T., Belant, J.L, Beyer Jr., B.E., Strickland, B.K., Petroelje, T.R., Sollmann, R. (2019). Predator densities and white-tailed deer fawn survival in a four-predator system. Journal of Wildlife Management, https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21681

McLellan, M., Sollmann, R., McLellan, B., Lamb, C., Apps, C., Wittmer, H. (2019). Divergent population trends after ending the legal grizzly bear hunt in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Biological Conservation, 233, 247-254.

Niedballa, J., Wilting, A., Sollmann, R., Hofer, H., Courtiol, A. (2019). Assessing analytical methods for detecting spatiotemporal interactions between species from camera trapping data. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.107.

Mathai, J., Niedballa, J., Radchuk, V., Sollmann, R., Heckmann, I., Brodie, J., Struebig, M., Hearn, A.J., Ross, J., Macdonald, D., Hon, J., Wilting, A. (2019). Identifying refuges for Borneo’s elusive Hose’s civet. Global Ecology and Conservation 17, e00531.



Agha, M., Batter, T., Bolas, E.C., Collins, A.C., Rocha, D.G., Monteza‐Moreno, C.M., Preckler‐Quisquater, S., Sollmann, R. (2018). A Review of Wildlife Camera Trapping Trends Across Africa. African Journal of Ecology 56(4), 694-701.

Bandivadekar, R.R., Pandit, P.S., Sollmann, R., Thomas, M.J., Logan, S., Brown, J., Klimley, A.P., Tell, L.A. (2018). Use of RFID technology to characterize feeder visitations and contact network of hummingbirds in urban habitats. PLoS ONE 13(12), e0208057.

Hickey, J., Sollmann, R. (2018). A New Mark-Recapture Approach for Abundance Estimation of Social Species. PLoS ONE 13(12), e0208726.

Sollmann, R. (2018). A gentle introduction to camera trap data analysis. African Journal of Ecology, 56(4), 740-749.

Borowitz, R., Abrams, J.F., Mohamed, A., Wong, S.T., Niedballa, J., Bhagwat, T., Sollmann, R., Mannan, S., Kissing, J., Wilting, A. (2018). Effects of forest degradation on the moonrat Echinosorex gymnura in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Mammalian Biology 93, 135-143.

Tilker, A., Nguyen, A., Abrams, J. F., Bhagwat, T., Le, M., Van Nguyen, T., Nguyen, A. T., Niedballa, J., Sollmann, R., Wilting, A. (2018). A little-known endemic caught in the South-east Asian extinction crisis: the Annamite striped rabbit Nesolagus timminsi. Oryx,    https://doi.org/10.1017/S0030605318000534.

Gardner, B., Sollmann, R., Kumar, N.S., Jathanna, D. and Karanth, K.U. State-space and movement specification in open population spatial capture-recapture models. Ecology and Evolution, 8(20), 10336–10344.

Wong, S. T., Belant, J. L., Sollmann, R., Mohamed, A., Niedballa, J., Mathai, J., Meijaard, E., Street, G.M., Kissing, J., Mannan, S. (2018). Habitat associations of the Sunda stink-badger Mydaus javanensis in three forest reserves in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Mammalian Biology, 88, 75–80.



Cheng, E., Hodges, K. E., Sollmann, R., Mills, L. S. (2017). Genetic sampling for estimating density of common species. Ecology and Evolution, 7(16), 6210–6219.

Astete, S., Marinho-Filho, J., Kajin, M., Penido, G., Zimbres, B., Sollmann, R., Jácomo, A.T.A., Tôrres, N.M., Silveira, L. (2017). Forced neighbours: Coexistence between jaguars and pumas in a harsh environment. Journal of Arid Environments, 146, 27–34.

Bush, A., Sollmann, R., Wilting, A., Bohmann, K., Cole, B., Balzter, H., Martius, C., Zlinszky, A., Calvignac-Spencer, S., Cobbold, C. A. (2017). Connecting Earth observation to high-throughput biodiversity data. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(7), 0176.

Mathai, J., Sollmann, R., Meredith, M. E., Belant, J. L., Niedballa, J., Buckingham, L., Wong, S.T., Asad, S., Wilting, A. 2017. Fine-scale distributions of carnivores in a logging concession in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift Für Säugetierkunde, 86, 56–65.

Sollmann, R., Mohamed, A., Niedballa, J., Bender, J., Ambu, L.N., Lagan, P., Mannan, S., Gardner, B., Wilting, A. 2017. Quantifying mammal biodiversity co-benefits in certified tropical forests. Diversity and Distributions, 23: 317–328.

Furtado, M.M., Taniwaki, S.A., Metzger, B., Paduan, K.S., O’Dwyer, H.L., Jácomo, A.T.A., Porfírio, G.E.O., Silveira, L., Sollmann, R., Tôrres, N.M., Ferreira Neto, J.S. 2017. Is the free-ranging jaguar (Panthera onca) a reservoir for Cytauxzoon felis in Brazil? Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 8: 470-476.

Furtado, M.M., Metzger, B., Jácomo, A.T.A., Labruna, M.B., Martins, T.F., O’Dwyer, L.H., Paduan, K.S., Porfírio, G.E.O., Silveira, L., Sollmann, R., others, 2017. Hepatozoon spp. infects free-ranging jaguars (Panthera onca) in Brazil. Journal of Parasitology, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1645/16-99.

Des Roches, S., Sollmann, R., Calhoun, K., Rothstein, A.P., Rosenblum, E.B., 2017. Survival by genotype: patterns at Mc1r are not black and white at the White Sands ecotone. Molecular Ecology, 26: 320–329.



Penido, G., Astete, S., Furtado, M., Jacomo, A.T.A, Sollmann, R., Torres, N.M., Silveira, L., Filho, J.M. 2016. Density of ocelots in a semiarid environment in northeastern Brazil. Biota Neotropica, 16: dx.doi.org/10.1590/1676-0611-BN-2016-0168.

Kelt, D.A., Sollmann, R., White, A.M., Roberts, S.L., Van Vuren, D.H. 2016. Diversity of small mammals in the Sierra Nevada: filtering by natural selection or by anthropogenic activities? Journal of Mammalogy, 98: 85-93.

Sollmann, R., Gardner, B., Belant, J., Wilton, C., Beringer, J. 2016. Habitat associations in a recolonizing, low-density black bear population. Ecosphere, 7: e01406.

Niedballa, J., Sollmann, R., Courtiol, A., Wilting, A. 2016. camtrapR: an R package for efficient camera trap data management. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 1457–1462.

Sollmann, R., White, A.M, Tarbill, G.L., Manley, P.N., Knapp, E.E. 2016. Landscape heterogeneity compensates for fuel reduction treatment effects on Northern flying squirrel populations. Forest Ecology and Management, 373: 100–107.

Sollmann, R., Gardner, B., Williams, K.A., Gilbert, A.T., Veit, R.R. 2016. A hierarchical distance sampling model to estimate abundance and covariate associations of species and communities. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 529–537.

Astete, S., Marinho-Filho, J., Machado, R.B., Zimbres, B., Jacomo, A.T.A., Sollmann, R., Torres, N.M., Silveira, L. 2016. Living in extreme environments: modeling habitat suitability for jaguars, pumas, and their prey in a semiarid habitat. Journal of Mammalogy, doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw184.

Bahaa-el-din, L., Sollmann, R., Hunter, L., Slotow, R., Macdonald, D., Henschel, P. 2016. Effects of human land use on Africa’s only forest-dependent felid: The African golden cat Caracal aurata. Biological Conservation, 199: 1–9.

Rocha, D., Sollmann, R., Ramalho, E., Ilha, R., Tan, C. 2016. Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) density in Central Amazonia. PLoS ONE, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154624.

Goyert, H. F., B. Gardner, R. Sollmann, R. R. Veit, A. T. Gilbert, E. E. Connelly, and K. A. Williams. 2016. Predicting the offshore distribution and abundance of marine birds with a hierarchical community distance sampling model. Ecological Applications, 26: 1797–1815.

Roques S., Sollmann, R., Jácomo, A.T.A., Tôrres, N.M., Silveira, L., Chávez, C., Keller, C., Mello do Prado, D., Carignano Torres, P., Jorge dos Santos, C., Bernardes Garcia da Luz, X., Magnusson, W.E., Godoy, J.A., Ceballos, G., Palomares, F. 2016. Effects of habitat deterioration on the population genetics and conservation of the jaguar. Conservation Genetics, 17: 125–139.