MBP’s Scientific Publications

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2016

  • Frasier, C. L., Lei, R., McLain, A. T., Taylor, J. M., Bailey, C. A., Ginter, A. L., Nash, S. D., Randriamampionona, R., Groves, C. P., Mittermeier R. A., and Louis, Jr., E. E. (2016). A new species of the Cheirogaleus medius group (Cheirogaleidae) from the Ankarana and Andrafiamena-Andavakoera Massifs, Madagascar. Primate Conservation. 30: 59–72
  • Louis, E. E., Jr. and Lei, R. Mitogenomics of the family Cheirogaleidae and relationships to taxonomy and biogeography in Madagascar. Chapter 3 in Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior, and Conservation Biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae (Ute Radespiel, Elke Zimmermann, and I, Shawn Lehman, eds). (2016). Cambridge University Press. Pp. 54-93.
  • Lei, R., Frasier, C. L., Hawkins, M. T. R., Shannon E. Engberg, S. E., Bailey, C. A., McLain, A. T., Groves, C. P., Johnson, S. E., Perry, G. H., Nash, S. D., Mittermeier, R. A., and Louis, Jr., E. E. Phylogenomic reconstruction of sportive lemurs (genus Lepilemur) recovered from mitogenomes with inferences to biogeography. Journal of Heredity. (First published online October 3, 2016 (DOI:10.1093/jhered/esw072)).
  • Thompson K, Bankoff R, Louis Jr. E, and Perry G (2016) Deadwood Structural Properties May Influence Aye-Aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) Extractive Foraging Behavior. International Journal of Primatology (37) 2 April 2016: 281-295
  • Louis Jr. E and Lei R (2016) Mitogenomics of the family Cheirogaleidae and relationships to taxonomy and biogeography in Madagascar. The Dwarf and Mouse Lemurs of Madagascar: Biology, Behavior and Conservation Biogeography of the Cheirogaleidae, 73: 8-32
  • Jacobs, R. L., Spriggs, A., MacFie, T. S., Baden, A. L., Irwin, M. T., Wright, P. C. Louis Jr, E. E., Lawler, R. R., Mundy, N. I., and Bradley, B. J.  (2016). Primate Genotyping via High Resolution Melt Analysis (HRMA): rapid and reliable identification of color vision status in wild lemurs. Primates. (DOI 10.1007/s10329-016-0546-y)
  • Bailey, C. A., McLain, A. T., Paquette, S. R., McGuire, S. M., Shore, G. D., Lei, R., Randriamanana, J. C., Rabekinaja, J. D., Rakotoarisoa, G., Razafindrakoto, A., Brenneman, R., A., Hawkins, M. T. R., Louis, Jr., E. E.  (2016).  Evaluating the genetic diversity of three endangered lemur species (genus: Propithecus) from northern Madagascar. Journal of Primatology. 5:1 (DOI 10.4172/2167-6801.10000132)
  • Sefczek T, Randimbiharinirina D, Raharivololona B.M., Rabekianja J.D., Louis E.E. Jr. (2016) Comparing the use of Live Trees and Deadwood for Larval Foraging by Aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) at Kianjavato and Torotorofotsy, Madagascar. International Journal of Primates.
  • Brenneman, R. A., McLain, A. T., Taylor, J. M., Zaonarivelo, J. R., Lei, R., McGuire, S. M., Andriantompohavana, R., Rylands, A., B., and Louis, Jr., E. E. (2016). Genetic analysis of the genus Indri reveals a single monotypic species (I. indri) with no evidence in support of distinct subspecies. International Journal of Primatology.( DOI 10.1007/s10764f-016-9911-3.)
  • Dinsmore, M. P., Louis, Jr., E. E., Randriamahazomanana, D.,  Ali, H., Zaonarivelo, J. R., and Strier, K. B. Variation in habitat quality and behavior of the Northern sportive lemur (Lepilemur septentrionalis). Primate Conservation 2016 (30): 73–88.
  • Holmes, S. M., Gordon, A. D., Louis Jr., E. E., Johnson, S. E. Fission-fusion dynamics in black-and-white ruffed lemurs may facilitate both feeding strategies and communal care of infants in a spatially and temporally variable environment Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70(11), 1949-1960.(DOI 10.1007/s00265-016-2201-4)

 

2015

 

  • Andriamisedra, R. T., Aylward, M., Johnson, S. E., Louis, Jr., E. E. Brigitte M. Raharivololona .. (2015). Détermination de quelques aspects de l’écologie de Daubentonia madagascariensis (Gmelin, 1788) dans deux forêts malgaches : la Réserve Spéciale dem. Manombo, Sud-est, et la Forêt de Beanka, Centre-ouest de Madagascar. Lemur News. 19: 44-50.
  • Currylow, A. F. T., Walker, R. C. J., Rafeliarisoa, T. H. and Louis, Jr. E. E. (2015). Behavior, Thermal Preference, and Ranging Patterns of the Critically Endangered Madagascar Spider Tortoise during a Cyclone.  Herpetologial Conservation and Biology.  10(2): 602-609.
  • Holmes, S. M., Yaney-Keller. A. M., Rafidimanana, D. V. Andrianantenaina, Harisoa M., Louis, Jr., E. E., Johnson, S. E.  (2015). Lemur population surveys in the Kianjavato region. Lemur News. 19: 9-11.
  • Rasoamanarivo V, Raharivololona B, Frasier C , Ginter A, Andriamandimbisoa R, Randriamahefasoa R,  Louis Jr. E. A. Anthropogenic pressures threatening the black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata editorum) in the Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Madagascar. Lemur News, Issue 19, 2015.
  • Lei, R., McLain, A. T., Frasier, C. L., McLain, A. T., Taylor, J. M., Bailey, C. A., Engberg, S. E., Ginter, A. L., Nash, S. D., Randriamampionona, R., Groves, C. P., Mittermeier, R. A., and Louis, Jr., E. E. (2015). A New Species in the Genus Cheirogaleus (Cheirogaleidae).  Primate Conservation. 29:. PC29 Lei et al New Species Cheirogaleus
  • Louis, E. E., Jr. and Zaonarivelo, J. R. (2015). Northern Sportive Lemur Lepilemur septentrionalis (Rumpler and Albignac, 1975). In: C. Schwitzer, R. A. Mittermeier, A. B. Rylands, L. A. Taylor, F. Chiozza, E. A. Williamson, J. Wallis and F. E. Clark (eds.), Primates in Peril: The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates 2015–2016, pp.–36-37. IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group (PSG), International Primatological Society (IPS), Conservation International (CI), and Bristol Zoological Society, Arlington, VA.
  • Rasoamanarivo, V., Raharivololona, B. M., Frasier, C. L., Ginter, A., Andriamandimbisoa, R., Randriamahefasoa, R., and Louis, Jr., E. E. (2015). Anthropogenic pressures threatening the black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata editorum) in the Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Madagascar. Lemur News. 19: 38-44.

 

2014

Lei et al. (2014) Supplemental Appendix data I

Lei et al. (2014) Supplemental Appendix data II

  • Louis Jr. E and Lei R.  (2014) Defining Species in an Advanced Technological Landscape. Evolutionary Anthropology 23, Issue 1: 18-20
  • Baden AL, Holmes SM, Johnson SE, Louis Jr. EE, and Bradley BJ. (2014) Species-level view of population structure and gene flow for a critically endangered primate (Varecia variegata). Ecology and Evolution. 4 (13) . 2675–2692.
  • Currylow A, Ranaivoharivelo M, and Louis, E.  (2014) Natural History Notes: Testudines – Turtles, Astrochelys (Radiated Tortoise). Nest Predation. Herpetological Review 45(1): 116–117
  • Walker R, Rafeliarisoa T, Currylow A, Rakotoniaina J, and Louis Jr E.  (2014) Short term Monitoring reveals the rapid decline of southern Madagascar’s Critically Endangered tortoise species. Herpetological Journal Vol. 24(2014): 193–196
  • Schwitzer C, Mittermeier R, Johnson S, Donati G, Irwin M, Peacock H, Ratsimbazafy J, Razafindramanana J, Louis Jr E, Chikhi L, Colquhoun I, Tinsman J, Dolch R, LaFleur M, Nash S, Patel E, Randrianambinina B, RasolofohariveloT, and Wright P.  (2014)  Averting Lemur Extinctions amid Madagascar’s Political Crisis. Science 21 February 2014: 842–843. [DOI:10.1126/science.1245783]
  • Veilleux C, Jacobs R, Cummings M, Louis E, and Bolnick D.  (2014)  Opsin Genes and Visual Ecology in a Nocturnal Folivorous Lemur. International Journal of Primatology 35(1): 88–107 [DOI: 10.1007/s10764-013-9708-6]

 

2013

  • Manjaribe C, Frasier C, Bakolimalala R, and Louis Jr E.  (2013)  Ecological Restoration and Reforestation of Fragmented Forests in Kianjavato, Madagascar. International Journal of Ecology, vol. 2013, Article ID 726275, 12 pages [DOI:10.1155/2013/726275]
  • Orozco-terWengel P, Andreone F, Louis E, and Vences M.  (2013) Mitochondrial introgressive hybridization following a demographic expansion in the tomato frogs of Madagascar, genus Dyscophus. Molecular Ecology [DOI: 10.1111/mec.12558]
  • Castellano C, Rhodin A, Ogle M, Mittermeier R, Randriamahazo H, Hudson R, and Lewis R, Eds. Turtles on the Brink in Madagascar: Proceedings of Two Workshops on the Status, Conservation, and Biology of Malagasy Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs (ISSN 1088-7105) No. 6 [DOI: 10.3854/crm.6] • © 2013 by Chelonian Research Foundation Lunenburg, MA, USA. Published Online 30 October 2013   *Dr. Edward Louis Jr. was a contribution author on this paper
  • Orozco-terWengel P, Chiari Y, Vieites D, Pedrono M, and Louis Jr E.  (2013)  Isolation and characterization of six polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Malagasy spider tortoise, Pyxis arachnoides, and cross-amplification in Pyxis planicauda. Amphibia-Reptilia 34: 125–128.
  • Perry G, Louis Jr E, Ratan A, Bedoya-Reina O, Burhans R, Lei R, Johnson S, Schuster S, and Miller W.  (2013). Aye-aye population genomic analyses highlight an important center of endemism in norther Madagascar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science [DOI: 110(15): 5823–5828]
  • Ranaivoarisoa J, Zaonarivelo J, Lei R, Johnson S, Wyman T, Mittermeier R, and Louis Jr E.  (2013). Rapid Survey and Assessment of the Northern Sportive Lemur, Lepilemur septentrionalis, in Northern Madagascar. Primate Conservation (27): 23–31
  • Rakotoarisoa J, Bailey C, Hinger P, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2013).  Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci in a Malagasy endemic rodent, Eliurus carletoni (Rodentia: Nesomyinae). Conservation Genetics Resources (5): 203–205
  • McGuire S, Rafeliarisoa T, Randriamanantenasoa H, Randrianindrina R, Shore G, and Louis Jr E.  (2013)  Community Outreach and Education Promoting the Conservation of the Radiated Tortoise, Astrochelys radiata, in Lavavolo, Madagascar. In: Turtles on the Brink in Madagascar: Proceedings of two Workshops on the Status, Conservation, and Biology of Malagasy Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. Castellano C, Rhodin A, Ogle M, Mittermeier R, Randriamahazo H, Hudson R, and Lewis R, Eds. Chelonian Research Monographs
  • Rafeliarisoa T, Walker R, Louis Jr E.  (2013).  Decline in the Range and Density of Radiated Tortoises, Astrochelys radiata, in Southern Madagascar. In: Turtles on the Brink in Madagascar: Proceedings of two Workshops on the Status, Conservation, and Biology of Malagasy Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. Castellano C, Rhodin A, Ogle M, Mittermeier R., Randriamahazo H, Hudson R, and Lewis R, Eds. Chelonian Research Monographs.
  • Holmes S, Baden A, Brenneman R, Engberg S, Louis Jr E, and Johnson S.  (2013) Patch size and isolation influence genetic patterns in black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) populations. Conservation Genetics 14: 615–624
  • McGuire S, Bailey C, and Frasier C.  (2013).  Conservation Genetics in Action: Protecting Diversity through Innovative Education Programs in Madagascar, One of the World’s Environmental Hotspots  104(4): 591–593
  • Gordon A, Johnson S, and Louis Jr E.  (2013)  Females Are the Ecological Sex: Sex-Specific Body Mass Ecogeography in Wild Sifaka Populations (Propithecus spp.). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151(1): 77–87
  • Baden A, Wright P, Louis Jr E, and Bradley B.  (2013)  Communal nesting, kinship, and maternal success in a social primate. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67(12): 1939–1950
  • Delmore K, Brenneman R, Lei R, Bailey C, Brelsford A, Louis Jr. E, and Johnson S.  (2013).   Clinical variation in a brown lemur (Eulemur spp.) hybrid zone: Combining morphological, genetic and climatic data to examine stability. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26(8): 1677–1690
  • Schwitzer C, Mittermeier R, Davies N, Johnson S, Ratsimbazafy J, Razafindramanana J, Louis Jr E, and Rajaobelina S, Eds.  (2013).  Lemurs of Madagascar: A Strategy for their Conservation  2013–2016. Bristol, UK: IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Bristol Conservation and Science Foundation, and Conservation International. 185 pp.
  • Walker R, Castellano C, Ogle M, Rafeliarisoa T, Rakotondrainy R, Ramahaleo T, Randriamahazo H, and Gardner C.  (2013)   Proposed Action Plan for the Conservation of the Madagascar Spider Tortoise, Pyxis arachnoides  In: Turtles on the Brink in Madagascar: Proceedings of two Workshops on the Status, Conservation, and Biology of Malagasy Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles. Castellano C, Rhodin A, Ogle M, Mittermeier R, Randriamahazo H, Hudson R, and Lewis R, Eds. Chelonian Research Monographs

 

2012

  • Perry G, Reeves D, Melsted P, Ratan A, Miller W, Michelini K, Louis E, Pritchard J, Mason C, and Gilad Y.  (2012)   A genome sequence resource for the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), a nocturnal lemur from Madagascar. Genome Biology and Evolution 4(2): 126–135 [DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evr132]
  • Florio A, Ingram C, Rakotondravony H, Louis E, and Raxworthy C.  (2012)  Detecting cryptic speciation in the widespread and morphologically conservative carpet chameleon (Furcifer lateralis) of Madagascar. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Jul 25(7): 1399–1414 [DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02528.x]
  • Paquette S, Engberg S, Huebinger R, Louis E Jr.  (2012)  Characterization of 13 novel microsatellite markers in the Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra). Conservation Genetics Resources September 4(3): 773–777
  • Rakotoarisoa J, Bailey C, Hinger P, Brenneman R, Louis Jr E.  (2012)  Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci in a Malagasy endemic rodent, Eliurus carletoni (Rodentia: Nesomyinae). Conservation Genetics Resources 4(3): 773-776
  • Lei R, Rowley T, Zhu L, Bailey C, Engberg S, Wood M, Christman M, Perry G, Louis Jr E, and Lu G.  (2012) PhyloMarker—A Tool for Mining Phylogenetic Markers Through Genome Comparison: Application of the Mouse Lemur (Genus Microcebus) Phylogeny. Evolutionary Bioinformatics 8: 423–435 [DOI: 10.4137/EBO.S9886]
  • Ratsoavina F, Vences M, and Louis Jr E.  (2012)  Phylogeny and phylogeography of the Malagasy leaf-tailed geckos in the Uroplatus ebenaui group. African Journal of Herpetology 61(2): 143–158 [DOI:10.1080/21564574.2012.729761]
  • Dolch R, Ratsisetraina R, Markolf M, Ratolojanahary T, Rakotonirina H, Louis Jr E, Wendenbaum E.  (2011/2012) Assessment of lemur diversity in the Makay massif. Lemur News16: 48–53
  • Brenneman R, Johnson S, Bailey C, Ingraldi C, Delmore K, Wyman T, Andriamaharoa H, Ralainasolo F, Ratsimbazafy J, and Louis E.  (2012)  Population genetics and abundance of the Endangered grey-headed lemur Eulemur cinereiceps in south-east Madagascar: assessing risks for fragmented and continuous populations. Oryx 46(2): 298
  • Walker R and Rafeliarisoa T.  (2012)  Status of the relict population of the Critically Endangered Madagascar spider tortoise Pyxis arachnoides. Oryx 46: 457–463 [DOI:10.1017/S0030605311001293]
  • Walker R, Whitmore N, Rafeliarisoa T, and Hamylton S. (2012) The effect of habitat degradation on the long term survival of the Critically Endangered Madagascar spider tortoise (Pyxis arachnoides). Biological Conservation 152: 152–158

 

2011

  • Delmore K, Louis Jr E, and Johnson S.  (2011) Morphological characterization of a brown lemur hybrid zone (Eulemur rufifrons x E. cinereiceps). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145: 55–66
  • Ratsoavina F, Louis Jr E, Crottini A, Randrianiaina R-D, Glaw F, and Vences M.  (2011) A new leaf tailed gecko species from northern Madagascar with a preliminary assessment of molecular and morphological variability in the Uroplatus ebenaui group. Zootaxa 3022: 39–57

 

2010

  • Lei R, Shore G, Brenneman R, Engberg S, Sitzmann B, Bailey C, Kimmel L, Randriamampionona R, Ranaivoarisoa J, and Louis Jr E.  (2010) Complete sequence and gene organization of the mitochondrial genome of Hubbard’s sportive lemur, Lepilemur hubbardorum. GENE 464: 44–49
  • McGuire S, Emodi G, Shore G, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2010)  Characterization of 21 microsatellite marker loci in the silky sifaka (Propithecus candidus). Conservation Genetics 10: 985–988
  • Mittermeier R, Richardson M, Louis E, Konstant W, Langrand O, Hawkins F, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Ganshorn J, Rajaobelina S, and Schwitzer C.  (2010) Lemurs of Madagascar, 3rd Edition. Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series. Washington, D.C. USA.
  • Quéméré E, Chikhi L, Rabarivola C, Louis Jr E, and Crouau-Roy B.  (2010)  Landscape genetics of an endangered primate species within its whole fragmented range. Molecular Ecology 19: 1606–1621
  • Quéméré E, Louis Jr E, Ribéron A, Chikhi L, and Crouau-Roy B.  (2010)  Non-invasive conservation genetics of the critically endangered golden-crowned sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli): high diversity and significant genetic differentiation over a small range. Conservation Genetics 11: 675–687
  • Rafeliarisoa T, Shore G, McGuire S, and Louis Jr E.  (2010)  Innovative Solutions to Conservation Challenges for the Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) Project at Lavavolo Classified Forest, Madagascar. Turtle Survival Alliance Magazine August 2010: 64–66
  • Ranaivoarisoa J, Brenneman R, McGuire S, Lei R, Ravelonjanahary S, Engberg S, Bailey C, Kimmel L, Razafimananjato T, Rakotonomenjanahary R, and Louis Jr E.  (2010) Population genetic study of the red-collared brown lemur (Eulemur collaris) in Southeastern Madagascar. Open Conservation Biology Journal 4: 1–8
  • Ratsoavina F, Gehring P-S, Ranaivoarisoa F, Rafeliarisoa T, Crottini A, Louis Jr E, and Vences M.  (2010)  Molecular phylogeography of a widespread Malagasy leaf chameleon species, Brookesia superciliaris  (Kuhl, 1820). Zootaxa 2554: 62–64
  • Razakamaharavo V, McGuire S, Vasey N, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2010) Genetic Architecture of two red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) populations of Masoala National Park. Primates 51(1): 53–61
  • Rioux-Paquette S, Louis Jr E, and Lapointe F-J.  (2010)  Microsatellite analyses provide the first evidence of sex-biased dispersal in tortoises (Chelonia: Testudinidae). Journal of Heredity 101: 403–412
  • Zaonarivelo J, Brenneman R, Andriantompohavanana R, & Louis Jr E.  (2010)  Genetic diversity in ten Indri (Indri indri) populations and compared to other lemur species. Lemur News 15: 59–64

 

2009

  • Andrianaivoarivelo A, Shore G, McGuire S, Jenkins R, Ramilijaona O, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2009)   Characterization of 22 microsatellite marker loci in the Madagascar rousette (Rousettus madagascariensis). Conservation Genetics 10: 1025–1028
  • Bailey C, Lei R, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr. E.  (2009)  Characterization of 21 microsatellite marker loci in the Milne-Edward’s sifaka (Propithecus edwardsi). Conservation Genetics 10(4): 1389–1392
  • Day S, Ramarokoto R, Sitzmann B, Randriamboahanginjatovo R, Ramanankirija H, Randrianindrina V, Ravololonarivo G, and Louis Jr E.  (2009)   Re-introduction of diademed sifaka (Propithecus diadema) and black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata editorum) at Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Eastern Madagascar. Lemur News 14: 32–37
  • Delmore K, Keller M, Louis Jr E, and Johnson S.  (2009) Rapid primatological surveys of the Andringitra forest corridors; direct observation of the greater bamboo lemur (Prolemur simus). Lemur News 14: 49–52
  • Mandimbihasina A, Engberg S, Razafimahatratra E, Tiandray H, Lewis R, Shore G, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2009) Characterization of twenty microsatellites in the Plowshare Tortoise, Astrochelys yniphora. Conservation Genetics 10: 1085–1088
  • McGuire S, Bailey C, Rakotonirina J-N, Razanajatovo L, Ranaivoarisoa J, Kimmel L, and Louis Jr E.  (2009)  Population survey of the greater bamboo lemur (Prolemur simus) at Kianjavato Classified Forest. Lemur News 14: 41–43
  • McGuire S, Sitzmann B, Herrington K, Day S, Ramarokoto R, and Louis Jr E.  (2009) Distribution of a conservation-based activity book at two primary schools near Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Madagascar.Lemur News 14: 38–41
  • Ramanamahefa R, McGuire S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2009)  Population genetic parameter estimates for six populations of crowned lemurs, Eulemur coronatus (Gray, 1842), from northern Madagascar. Lemur News14: 21–26
  • Ramanamahefa R, McGuire S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2009) Population genetic parameter estimates for five populations of Sanford’s lemur (Eulemur sanfordi) from Northern Madagascar. Lemur News 14: 26–31
  • Ramanana M, Bailey C, Shore G, Ramilijaona O, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2009) Characterization of 20 microsatellite marker loci in the Malagasy Tree Boa (Sanzinia madagascariensis madagascariensis). Conservation Genetics 10: 1953–1956
  • Ramaromilanto B, Lei R, Engberg S, Johnson S, Sitzmann B, and Louis Jr E.  (2009) Sportive lemur diversity at Mananara-Nord Biosphere Reserve, Madagascar. Texas Tech University Museum Occasional Papers OP286: 1–22

Ramaromilanto et al. (2009) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Rioux-Paquette S, Lapointe F-J, and Louis Jr E.  (2009) Conservation genetics of the Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) from Andohahela National Park, Southeast Madagascar, with a discussion on the conservation of this declining species. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8: 84–93
  • Tokiniaina H, Bailey C, Shore G, Delmore K, Johnson S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2009)  Characterization of 18 microsatellite marker loci in the white-collared lemur (Eulemur cinereiceps). Conservation Genetics 10: 1459–1462
  • Wright P, Barney E, Louis Jr E, Dolch R, and Rafaliarison R.  (2009) Greater bamboo lemur, Prolemur simus (Gray, 1871). In: RA Mittermeier et al, Primates in Peril: The World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates 2008-2010, p. 11-14. IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group (PSG), International Primatological Society (IPS), and Conservation International (CI), Arlington, VA
  • Vogler B, Bailey C, Shore G, McGuire S, Engberg S, Fickel J, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2009)  Characterization of 26 microsatellite marker loci in the fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox). Conservation Genetics 10: 1449–1453

 

2008

  • Baden A, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2008) Morphometrics of wild black-and-white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata, Kerr 1792). American Journal of Primatology 70: 1–14
  • Dolch R, Fiely J, Ndriamiary J-N, Rafalimandimby J, Randriamampionona R, Engberg S, and Louis Jr E.  (2008) Confirmation of the greater bamboo lemur, Prolemur simus, north of the Torotorofotsy wetlands, eastern Madagascar. Lemur News 13: 14–17
  • Dutton C, Junge R, and Louis Jr E.  (2008)  Biomedical evaluation of free-ranging red ruffed lemurs (Varecia rubra) within the Masoala National Park, Madagascar.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39: 76–85
  • Johnson S, Lei R, Martin S, Irwin M, and Louis E.  (2008)  Does Eulemur cinereiceps Exist? Preliminary Evidence from genetics and ground surveys in southeastern Madagascar. American Journal of Primatology 70: 372–385
  • Junge R, Dutton C, Knightly F, Williams C, Rasambainarivo F, Louis Jr E.  (2008) Comparison of Biomedical evaluation for White-fronted Brown Lemurs (Eulemur fulvus albifrons) from four sites in Madagascar.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39: 567–575
  • Kremen C, Cameron A, Moilanen A, Phillips S, Thomas C, Beentje H, Dransfeld J, Fisher B, Glaw F, Good T, Harper G, Hijmans R, Lees D, Louis Jr E, Nussbaum R, Razafimpahanana A, Raxworthy C, Schatz G, Vences M, Vieites D, Wright P, and Zjhra M.  (2008)  Aligning conservation priorities across taxa in Madagascar, a biodiversity hotspot, with high-resolution planning tools. Science 320(5873): 222–226
  • Lei R, Day S, Ramarokoto R, Shore G, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2008) Characterization of twenty-one microsatellites developed from Propithecus deckeni deckeni with null allele affect assessment. Molecular Ecology Resources 8: 773–776
  • Lei R, Engberg S, Andriantompohavana R, McGuire S, Mittermeier R, Zaonarivelo J, Brenneman R, and Louis E.  (2008)   Nocturnal lemur diversity at Masoala National Park. Texas Tech University Museum SpecialPublications SP53: 1–41

Lei et al.(2008) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Lei R, McGuire S, Shore G, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2008) Characterization of twenty microsatellites developed from Propithecus deckeni coronatuswith cross-amplification in Propithecus deckeni deckeni. Conservation Genetics 9: 999–1002
  • Louis E, Engberg S, McGuire S, McCormick M, Randriamampionona R, Ranaivoarisoa J, Bailey C, Mittermeier R, and Lei R.  (2008) Revision of the Mouse Lemurs,Microcebus (Primates, Lemuriformes), of Northern and Northwestern Madagascar with Descriptions of Two New Species at Montagne d’Ambre National Park and Antafondro Classified Forest. Primate Conservation 23: 19–38

Louis et al. (2008) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Mittermeier R, Ganzhorn J, Konstant W, Glander K, Tattersall I, Groves C, Rylands A, Hapke A, Ratsimbazafy J, Mayor M, Louis Jr E, Rumpler Y, Schwitzer C, and Rasoloarison R.  (2008)  Lemur Diversity in Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology  29: 1607–1656
  • Orozco-terWengel P, Nagy Z, Vieites D, Vences M, Louis Jr E. (2008) Phylogeography and phylogenetic relationships of Malagasy tree and ground boas. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 95: 640–652
  • Ramarokoto R, Lei R, Vincent J, Day S, Shore G, Brenneman R, Louis Jr E. (2008) Characterization of twenty-one microsatellites developed from Propithecus diadema. Conservation Genetics 9: 1377–1380
  • Razafindrakoto A, Quérémé E, Shore G, McGuire S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R. (2008)  Characterization of 20 microsatellites marker loci in the golden-crowned sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli). Conservation Genetics 9: 1027–1031
  • Wright P, Johnson S, Irwin M, Jacobs R, Schlichting P, Lehman S, Louis Jr E, Arrigo-Nelson S, Raharison J-L, Rafalirarison R, Razafindratsita V, Ratsimbazafy J, Ratelolahy F, Dolch R, and Tan C.  (2008)  The Crisis of the Critically Endangered Greater Bamboo Lemur (Prolemur simus). Primate Conservation 23: 5–17

 

2007

  • Andriantompohavana R, Lei R, Zaonarivelo J, Engberg S, Nalanirina G, McGuire S, Shore G, Andrianasolo J, Herrington K, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2007) Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the woolly lemurs, Genus Avahi (Primates: Lemuriformes). Texas Tech University Museum Special Publications SP51: 1–64

Andriantompohavana et al. (2007) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Andriantompohavana R, Morelli T, Behncke S, Engberg S, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2007)  Characterization of twenty Eulemur-specific microsatellite loci characterized in two populations of the Red-Bellied Brown Lemur, Eulemur rubriventer. Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 1162–1165
  • Junge R and Louis Jr E.  (2007)   Biomedical Evaluation of Black Lemurs (Eulemur macaco macaco) in Lokobe Reserve, Madagascar. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 38: 67–76
  • Rioux Paquette S, Behncke S, O’Brien S, Brenneman R, Louis Jr E, and Lapointe F-J.  (2007)  Riverbeds demarcate distinct conservation units of the radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) in southern Madagascar. Conservation Genetics 8: 797–807
  • Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Razafindrakoto A, Andrianasolo J, Rajaobelina S, Brenneman R, Wohlhauser S, and Louis Jr E.  (2007). Preliminary Lemur Survey of Andavakoera Classified Forest and Regional Forest Fragments of Madagascar. Lemur News 12: 26–29
  • Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Shore G, Engberg S, McGuire S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2007)  Characterization of 21 microsatellite marker loci in the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). Conservation Genetics 8(5): 1209–1212
  • Zaonarivelo J, Sommer J, McGuire S, Engberg S, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2007) Isolation and characterization of twenty microsatellite marker loci from the Indri (Indri indri) genome. Molecular Ecology Notes. 7: 25–28

 

2006

  • Andriantompohavana R, Zaonarivelo J, Engberg S, Randriamampionona R, McGuire S, Shore G, Rakotonomenjanahary R, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2006)  The mouse lemurs of northwestern Madagascar with a description of a new species at Lokobe Special Reserve. Texas Tech University Museum Occasional Papers OP259: 1–23

Andriantompohavana et al. (2006) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Andriantompohavana R, Zaonarivelo J, Randriamampionona R, Razafindraibe J, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2006)  A preliminary study on resident lemur populations in the Mariarano Classified Forest. Lemur News 11: 21–24
  • Chiari Y, Orozco-terWengel P, Vences M, Vieites D, Sarovy A, Randrianirina J, Meyer A, and Louis Jr E.  (2006) Genetic identification of units of conservation in tomato frogs, genus Dyscophus. Conservation Genetics 7(2):473-482
  • Louis Jr E, Coles M, Andriantompohavana R, Sommer J, Engberg S, Zaonarivelo J, Mayor M, and Brenneman R.  (2006). Revision of the Mouse Lemurs (Primates, Microcebus) of Madagascar. International Journal of Primatology 27: 347–389

Louis et al. (2006) Supplemental Appendix data

  • Louis Jr E, Engberg S, Lei R, Geng H, Sommer J, Randriamampionona R, Randriamanana J, Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Randria G, Prosper, Ramaromilanto B, Rakotoarisoa G, Rooney A, and Brenneman R.  (2006)  Molecular and morphological analyses of the sportive lemurs (Family Megaladapidae: Genus Lepilemur) reveals 11 previously unrecognized species. Texas Tech University Museum Special Publications SP49: 1–47

Louis et al 2006-analyses of the sportive lemurs

  • Mittermeier R, Konstant W, Hawkins F, Louis E, Langrand O, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Ganshorn J, Rajaobelina S, Tattersall I, and Meyers D.  (2006) Lemurs of Madagascar, 2nd Edition. Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series. Washington, D.C. USA
  • Mittermeier R, Konstant W, Hawkins F, Louis E, Langrand O, Ratsimbazafy J, Rasoloarison R, Ganshorn J, Rajaobelina S, Tattersall I, and Meyers D.  (2006) Lemurs of Madagascar, Pocket Identification Guide, Diurnal and Cathemeral Lemurs. Conservation International Tropical Field Guide Series. Washington, D.C. USA.
  • Rafeliarisoa T, Shore G, Engberg S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006) Characterization of 11 microsatellite marker loci in the Madagascar Big-headed Turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 1228–1230
  • Rakotoarisoa G, Shore G, McGuire S, Engberg S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006)  Characterization of 13 microsatellite marker loci in the Verreaux’s Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 1122–1125
  • Rakotoarisoa G, Shore G, McGuire S, Engberg S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006)  Characterization of 20 microsatellite marker loci in the Coquerel’s Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli). Molecular Ecology Notes 6: 1119–1121
  • Ranaivoarisoa J, Ramanamahefa R, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006) Range extension of Perrier’s Sifaka, Propithecus perrieri, in the Andrafiamena Classified Forest. Lemur News 11: 17–21
  • Razafindrakoto A, Andriantompohavana R, Wohlhauser S, Rajaobelina S, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006) Forest Fragment and Range Survey of the Ambararata-Maromokotra Loky River Locale of Northeastern Madagascar for Golden-crowned Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli). Lemur News 12: 29–31
  • Rioux-Paquette S, Behncke S, O’Brien S, Brenneman R, Louis Jr E, and Lapointe F-J.  (2006)  Riverbeds demarcate distinct conservation units of the radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata) in southern Madagascar. Conservation Genetics 8: 797–807
  • Tokiniaina H, Zaonarivelo J, Ralainasolo F, Andriantompohavana R, Randriamanana J, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2006)  Rapid survey of white-collared brown lemurs (Eulemur albocollaris) in three forest fragments in southeastern Madagascar. Lemur News 12: 24–25
  • Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Rakotonomenjanahary R, Andrianasolo J, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2006)  Morphological characterization of a population of Sambirano woolly lemur (Avahi unicolor) from the Anaborano Forest in northwestern Madagascar. Lemur News 12: 21–24
  • Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Engberg S, Kelley S, Randriamanana J-C, Louis Jr E, and Brenneman R.  (2006) Morphometric data for Indri (Indri indri) collected from 10 forest fragments in eastern Madagascar. Lemur News 12: 17–21
  • Zaonarivelo J, Andriantompohavana R, Razafindrakoto A, Andrianasolo J, Rajaobelina S, Brenneman R, Wohlhauser S, and Louis Jr E.  (2006) Preliminary Lemur Survey of Andavakoera Classified Forest and Regional Forest Fragments of Madagascar. Lemur News 12: 26–29

 

2005

  • Junge R and Louis E.  (2005) Preliminary Biomeidcal Evaluation of Wild Ruffed Lemurs (Varecia variegata and Varecia rubra). American Journal of Primatology 66: 85–94
  • Junge R and Louis Jr E.  (2005) Biomedical Evaluation of Two Sympatric lemur species Propithecus verreauxi deckeni and Eulemur fulvus rufus in Tsiombokibo Classified Forest, Madagascar. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 36(4): 581–589
  • Louis Jr E, Ratsimbazafy J, Razakamaharavo V, Pierson D, Barber R, and Brenneman R.  (2005)  Conservation Genetics of Black and White Ruffed Lemurs, Varecia variegata variegata, from Southeastern Madagascar. Animal Conservation 8: 105–111
  • Rioux Paquette S, Shore G, Behncke S, Lapointe F-J, and Louis E.  (2005) Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers for the endangered Malagasy radiated tortoise (Geochelone radiata). Molecular Ecology 5(3): 527–530

 

2004

  • Andriantompohavana R, Randriamanana J, Sommer J, Brenneman R, and Louis Jr E.  (2004)  Characterization of twenty-two microsatellite loci developed from the genome of the Woolly Lemur (Avahi laniger). Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 400–403
  • Mayor M, Sommer J, Houck M, Zaonarivelo J, Wright P, Ingram C, Engel S, and Louis Jr E.  (2004) Specific Status of Propithecus spp. International Journal of Primatology 25(4): 875–900

 

2003

  • Dutton C, Junge R, and Louis Jr E.  (2003) Biomedical evaluation of free-ranging ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) in Tsimanampetsotsa Strict Nature Reserve, Madagascar. Journal of Zooand Wildlife Medicine 34: 16–24

 

2002

  • Junge RE and Louis Jr E.  (2002) Medical evaluation of free-ranging Primates in Betampona Reserve, Madagascar. Lemur News 7: 23–25
  • Mayor M, Sommer J, Huebinger R, Barber R, and Louis Jr E.  (2002)  Characterization of seven microsatellite marker loci in a genus of Malagasy lemurs (Propithecus). Molecular Ecology Notes 2: 385–388
  • Sommer J, Barber R, Huebinger R, Grassi C, Williamson J, and Louis Jr E.  (2002) Characterization of 14 microsatellite marker loci in the grey bamboo lemur (Hapalemur griseus). Molecular Ecology Notes 2: 161–163

 

2001

  • Matson C, Williamson J, Huebinger R, and Louis Jr E.  (2001) Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci from the two endemic genera of Madagascan Boids, Acrantophis and Sanzinia. Molecular Ecology Notes 1: 41–43
  • Sovey K, Dollar L, Kerridge F, Barber R, and Louis Jr E.  (2001) Characterization of seven microsatellite marker loci in the Malagasy civet (Fossa fossana). Molecular Ecology Notes 1: 25–27