Western North American Naturalist

The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America for more than 70 years.

The journal features articles, notes, and book reviews covering diverse plant and animal taxa through disciplines such as behavior, ecology, systematics, anatomy, and physiology. The geographic scope covers northernmost Canada and Alaska to southern Mexico, and from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. To learn more...



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Vol 75, No 4 (2015)

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Table of Contents


A comparison of sign searches, live-trapping, and camera-trapping for detection of American badgers (Taxidea taxus) in the Chihuahuan Desert PDF
Robert L. Harrison 387–395
Using detection dogs and RSPF models to assess habitat suitability for bears in Greater Yellowstone PDF
Jon P. Beckmann, Lisette P. Waits, Aimee Hurt, Alice Whitelaw, Scott Bergen 396–405
Phenetic analyses and revised classification of the Ptelea trifoliata complex (Rutaceae) PDF
Erin Skornia, Muxi Yang, Wendy L. Applequist 406–428
Facing a changing world: thermal physiology of American pikas (Ochotona princeps) PDF
Hans W. Otto, James A. Wilson, Erik A. Beever 429–445
Production and nutrient content of two shrub species related to fire in central Idaho PDF
James M. Peek 446–459
Maternity roost selection by fringed myotis in Colorado PDF
Mark A. Hayes, Rick A. Adams 460–473
Life history, burrowing behavior, and distribution of Neohermes filicornis (Megaloptera: Corydalidae), a long-lived aquatic insect in intermittent streams PDF XLSX
Matthew R. Cover, Jeong Ho Seo, Vincent H. Resh 474–490
Black-tailed and white-tailed jackrabbits in the American West: history, ecology, ecological significance, and survey methods PDF
Matthew T. Simes, Kathleen M. Longshore, Kenneth E. Nussear, Greg L. Beatty, David E. Brown, Todd C. Esque 491–519


First record of jaguar (Panthera onca) from the state of Hidalgo, México PDF
Melany Aguilar-López, Josefina Ramos-Frías, Alberto E. Rojas-Martínez, Cristian Cornejo-Latorre 520–525
A herpetological inventory of Naval Air Station Fallon, Churchill County, Nevada PDF
Jonathan P. Rose, Oliver J. Miano, Gary R. Cottle, Robert E. Lovich, Robert L. Palmer, Brian D. Todd 526–534

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