Dr. Brett R. Riddle



Lomolino, M. V., B. R. Riddle, R. J. Whittaker, and J. H. Brown. 2010. Biogeography, fourth edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc.

Lomolino, M. V., B. R. Riddle, and J. H. Brown. 2006. Biogeography, third edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc.


Riddle, B.R. in prep. Historical Biogeography. Pp. xxx-xxx, in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, UK.

Riddle, B.R. in prep. Biogeography. Pp. xxx-xxx, in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, 2nd Edition (S. Schneider, ed.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Riddle, B.R. in press. The expanding role of phylogeography in historical biogeography, ecology, evolution, and conservation / global change biology. Pp. xxx-xxx, in The Handbook of Biogeography (A. Millington, M. Blumler, G. MacDonald, and U. Shickhoff, eds.). Sage Publications Limited.

Hafner, D.J. and B.R. Riddle. in press. Boundaries and barriers of North American warm deserts: an evolutionary perspective. Pp. xxx-xxx, in Proceedings from Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time. Cambridge Univ. Press, UK. 2008

Bryson, R.W., F. Mendoza-Quijano, and B.R. Riddle. 2008. Aquascalientes: pequeno estado, gran biogeografía. Pp. 67 in: La bidiversidad en Aguascalientes: estudio de estado. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de Biodiversidad (CONABIO), México D.F.

Riddle, B. R. and D. J. Hafner. 2007. Phylogeography in historical biogeography: investigating the biogeographic histories of populations, species, and young biotas. Pp. 161-176, in Biogeography in a Changing World (M.C. Ebach and R.S. Tangney, eds.). CRC Press, Boca Raton. [pdf]

Hafner, D. J., and B. R. Riddle. 2005. Mammalian phylogeography and evolutionary history of northern Mexico’s deserts. pp. 225-245. in Biodiversity, ecosystems, and conservation in northern Mexico. (J-L. Cartron, G. Ceballos, and R.S. Felger, eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Riddle, B. R. and D. J. Hafner  2004.  The past and future roles of phylogeography in historical biogeography. Pp. 93-110, in Frontiers of biogeography: new directions in the geography of nature (M. V. Lomolino and L. R. Heaney, eds.). Sinauer Associates, Inc.

Riddle, B. R. and V. Funk. 2004.  Part II: Phylogeography and Diversification  Pp. 87-91, in Frontiers of biogeography: new directions in the geography of nature (M. V. Lomolino and L. R. Heaney, eds.). Sinauer Associates, Inc.

Giller, P. S., A. A. Myers, and B. R. Riddle. 2004. Earth history, vicariance, and dispersal. Pp. 267-276 in Foundations of biogeography: classic papers with commentaries (J.H. Brown, M.V. Lomolino, and D. Sax, eds.). University of Chicago Press.

Hengeveld, R., P. S. Giller, and B. R. Riddle. 2004. Species Ranges. Pp. 449-455 in Foundations of biogeography: classic papers with commentaries (J.H. Brown, M.V. Lomolino, and D. Sax, eds.). University of Chicago Press.

Lawlor, T.E., D.J. Hafner, P. Stapp, B.R. Riddle, and S.T. Alvarez-Castaneda. 2002. Mammals. Pp. 326-361, in A new island biogeography of the Sea of Cortés (T.J. Case, M.L. Cody, and E. Ezcurra, eds.). Oxford University Press, New York.

Riddle, B.R.  1999. Onychomys arenicola.  Pp. 588, in The Complete Book of North American Mammals (D.E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Smithsonian Press. 

Riddle, B.R.  1999. Onychomys leucogaster.  Pp. 588-590, in The Complete Book of North American Mammals. (D.E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Smithsonian Press. 

Riddle, B.R.  1999. Onychomys torridus.  Pp. 590-591, in The Complete Book of North American Mammals. (D.E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Smithsonian Press.

Riddle, B.R.  1999. Perognathus fasciatus.  Pp. 497, in The Complete Book of North American Mammals. (D.E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Smithsonian Press.

Hafner, D.J., and B.R. Riddle.  1997.  Biogeography of Baja California peninsular desert mammals. pp. 39-68, in Life Among the Muses: Papers in Honor of James S. Findley, eds. T.L. Yates, W.L. Gannon, and D.E. Wilson. The Museum of Southwestern Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Riddle, B.R., and K.B. Jones, Jr.  1996. Relating phylogeographic population structure to issues in conservation biology.  pp. 108-120, in Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes, eds. D. Johnson and R. Szaro. Oxford University Press.

Jones, K.B., Jr., and B.R. Riddle.  1996.  Regional scale monitoring of biological diversity. pp. 193-209, in Biodiversity in Managed Landscapes, eds. D. Johnson and R. Szaro.  Oxford University Press.


Riddle, B.R. in press. review of: The Biology of Deserts. The Quarterly Review of Biology xx:xxx-xxx.

Riddle, B.R. in press. Interview with John C. Avise, recipient of the 2007 Alfred Russel Wallace Award. Frontiers of Biogeography x:xxx-xxx.

Mantooth, S. J., and B.R. Riddle. 2011. Molecular biogeography: the intersection between geographic and molecular variation. invited review, Geography Compass. Published online 4 Jan 2011

Bryson, R.W., Jr., Montes de Oca, A.N., Jaeger, J.R., and Riddle, B.R. 2010.  Elucidation of cryptic diversity in a widespread Nearctic treefrog reveals episodes of mitochondrial gene capture as frogs diversify across a dynamic landscape. Evolution 64:2315-2330.[pdf]

Riddle, B.R., and D.J. Hafner. 2010. Integrating pattern with process at biogeographic boundaries: the legacy of Wallace. Introductory essay to symposium papers. Ecography 33:321-325.[pdf]

Houston, D., D. K. Shiozawa, and B. R. Riddle. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of the western North American cyprinid genus Richardsonius, with an overview of phylogeographic structure. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55:259-273. [pdf]

Oláh-Hemmings, V., J.R. Jaeger, M.J. Sredl, M.A. Schlaepfer, R.D. Jennings, C.A. Drost, D.F. Bradford, and B.R. Riddle. 2010. Phylgeography of declining relict and lowland leopard frogs in the desert Southwest of North America. Journal of Zoology 280:343-354. [pdf]

Neiswenter, S.A. and B.R. Riddle. 2010. Evolution of silky pocket mice in the Perognathus flavus species-group: diversification in emerging grasslands in western North America. Journal of Mammalogy 91:348-362. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R. (2009) What is modern biogeography without phylogeography. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1–2. [pdf]

Jezkova, T., J.R. Jaeger, Z.L. Marshall, and B.R. Riddle 2009. Pleistocene impacts on the phylogeography of the desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus penicillatus). Journal of Mammalogy 90: 306-320. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., M.N. Dawson, E.A. Hadly, D.J. Hafner, M.J. Hickerson, S.J. Mantooth, and A.D. Yoder. 2008. The role of molecular genetics in sculpting the future of integrative biogeography. Progress in Physical Geography 32: 173-202. [pdf]

McGuire, J.A., C.W. Linkem, M.S. Koo, D.W. Hutchinson, A.K. Lappin, D.I. Orange, J. Lemos-Espinal, B.R. Riddle, and J.R. Jaeger. 2007. Mitochondrial introgression and incomplete lineage sorting through space and time: phylogenetics of crotaphytid lizards. Evolution 61: 2879-2897.[pdf]

Hafner, J.C, J.E. Light, D.J. Hafner, M.S. Hafner, E. Reddington, D.S. Rogers, and B.R. Riddle. 2007. Basal clades and molecular systematics of heteromyid rodents. Journal of Mammalogy 88:1129-1145. [pdf]

Spellman, G.M., B.R. Riddle, and J. Klicka. 2007. Phylogeography of the Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli): diversification, introgression, and expansion in response to Quaternary climate change. Molecular Ecology 16:1055-1068. [pdf]

Williams, J.A., M.J. O’Farrell, and B.R. Riddle. 2006. Community structure and habitat use by bats in a riparian corridor of the Mojave Desert of southern Nevada. Journal of Mammalogy 87:1145-1153. Riddle, B.R. 2006. Frontispiece to Special Issue: Conservation Biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 33:2025-2026. [pdf]

Lomolino, M.V., D.F. Sax, B.R. Riddle, and J.H. Brown. 2006. The island rule and a research agenda for studying ecogeographical patterns. Journal of Biogeography 33:1503-1510. [pdf]

Riddle, B. R. and D. J. Hafner. 2006.  A step-wise approach to integrating phylogeographic and phylogenetic biogeographic perspectives on the history of a core North American warm deserts biota.  Journal of Arid Environments 66:435-461. [Invited Submission for Special Feature on Historical Biogeography of Deserts]. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R. and D.J. Hafner. 2006. Biogeografía histórica de los desiertos cálidos de Norteamérica. New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Bulletin 32:57-65. [pdf]

Mantooth, S.J., and B.R. Riddle. 2005. Annotated checklist of the Recent mammals of Nevada. Occasional Papers, Museum, Texas Tech University. [pdf]

Riddle, B. R. 2005. The International Biogeography Society and the inaugural Alfred Russel Wallace Award. Journal of Biogeography 32:1507-1508. [pdf]

Jaeger, J. R., B. R. Riddle, and D. F. Bradford. 2005. Cryptic Neogene vicariance and Quaternary dispersal of the red-spotted toad (Bufo punctatus): insights on the evolution of North American warm desert biotas. Molecular Ecology, 14:3033-3048. [pdf]

Riddle, B. R.  2005. Is biogeography emerging from its identity crisis? Journal of Biogeography, 32: 185-186. [pdf]

Alexander, L.F., and B.R. Riddle. 2005. Phylogenetics within the family Heteromyidae. Journal of Mammalogy, 86:366-379. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R. 2004. Review of Cladistics: A Practical Primer. Journal of Mammalogy, 85:169- 170.

Hunter, K. H., J. L. Betancourt, B. R. Riddle, et al. 2001. Ploidy race distributions since the Last Glacial Maximum in the North American desert shrub, Larrea tridentata. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 10: 521-533. [pdf]

Hafner, D.J., B.R. Riddle, and S.T. Alvarez-Castaneda. 2001. Evolutionary relationships of white-footed mice (Peromyscus) on islands in the Sea of Cortéz, Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy.82: 775-790. [pdf]

Jaeger, J.R., B.R. Riddle, R.D. Jennings, and D.F. Bradford. 2001. Rediscovering Rana onca: evidence for phylogenetically distinct leopard frogs from the border region of Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. Copeia, 2001:339-354. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., D.J. Hafner, L.F. Alexander, and J.R. Jaeger. 2000. Cryptic vicariance in the historical assembly of a Baja California Peninsular Desert biota. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, USA, 97: 14438-14443. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., D.J. Hafner, and L.F. Alexander. 2000.  Phylogeography and systematics of the Peromyscus eremicus species group and the historical biogeography of North American warm regional deserts. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 17:145-160. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., D.J. Hafner, and L.F. Alexander. 2000.  Evolution of Baileys’ pocket mouse (Chaetodipus baileyi), comparative biogeography of C. baileyi and the Peromyscus eremicus species-group, and historical vicariance of peninsular and continental deserts in western North America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 17:161-172. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R. and D.J. Hafner. 1999. Species as units of analysis in ecology and biogeography: time to take the blinders off. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 8:433-441. [pdf]

Orange, D.I., B.R. Riddle, and D.C. Nickle.  1999.  Phylogeography of a wide-ranging, non-territorial desert lizard, Gambelia wislizenii (Crotaphytidae). Copeia, 1999:267-273. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R. 1998.  The historical assembly of continental biotas: Late Quaternary range-shifting, areas of endemism, and biogeographic structure in the North American mammal fauna.  Ecography, 21:437-446. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., D.L. Propst, and T.L. Yates.  1998.  An evaluation of mitochondrial DNA restriction-site and control region sequence variation in the Gila Trout (Oncorhynchus gilae): implications for management of an endangered species.  Copeia 1998:31-39. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R.  1997.  Review of: Brown, J.H. 1995.  Macroecology.  Journal of Mammalogy, 78:257-260.

Britten, H.B., B.R. Riddle, P.F. Brussard, and T.E. Lee, Jr.  1997.  Genetic delineation of management units for the Desert tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, in the Northeastern Mojave desert.  Copeia, 3:523-530. [pdf]

Walker, L.R., and B.R. Riddle.  1997.  Review of: Wagner, W.L. and Funk, V.A. (eds)  1995.  Hawaiian biogeography: evolution on a hot spot archipelago.  Journal of Tropical Ecology, 13:640. 

Riddle, B.R.  1996.  The molecular phylogeographic bridge between deep and shallow history in continental biotas.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 11:207-211. [pdf]

Lee, T.E.,Jr., B.R. Riddle, and P.L. Lee.  1996.  Speciation in the Desert pocket mouse (Chaetodipus penicillatus Woodhouse).  Journal of Mammalogy, 77:58-68. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R.  1995.  Molecular biogeography in the pocket mice (Perognathus and Chaetodipus) and grasshopper mice (Onychomys): the Late Cenozoic development of a North American aridlands rodent guild.  Journal of Mammalogy 76:283-301.  [pdf]

Riddle, B.R.  1995.  Special feature: mammalian biogeography.  Journal of Mammalogy 76:281-282. [pdf]

Grant, E.C., and B.R. Riddle.  1995.  Are the endangered Springfish (Crenichthys Hubbs) and Poolfish (Empetrichthys Gilbert) fundulines or goodeids?: a mitochondrial DNA assessment.  Copeia 1995:209-212. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., R.L. Honeycutt, and P.L. Lee.  1993.  Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography in northern grasshopper mice (Onychomys leucogster)--the influence of Quaternary climatic oscillations on population dispersion and divergence.  Molecular Ecology 2:183-193.

Anderson, S., B.R. Riddle, T.L. Yates, and J.A. Cook.  1993.  Los mamiferos del Parque Nacional Amboro y la region de Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.  Special Publication of the Museum of Southwestern Biology 2:1-58.

Riddle, B.R., and R.L. Honeycutt.  1990.  Historical biogeography in North American arid regions: an approach using mitochondrial DNA phylogeny in grasshopper mice (genus Onychomys).  Evolution 44:1-15. [pdf]

Riddle, B.R., and J.R. Choate.  1986.  Systematics and biogeography of Onychomys leucogaster in western North America.  Journal of Mammalogy 67:233-255. [pdf]