Allen Kurta, PhD - Publications

Affiliations: 
Biology Boston University, Boston, MA, United States 
Area:
Mammalogy, Ecology, Physiological Ecology

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2020 Lilley TM, Wilson IW, Field KA, Reeder DM, Vodzak ME, Turner GG, Kurta A, Blomberg AS, Hoff S, Herzog CJ, Sewall BJ, Paterson S. Genome-Wide Changes in Genetic Diversity in a Population of Affected by White-Nose Syndrome. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). PMID 32276959 DOI: 10.1534/g3.119.400966  1
2019 Hoyt JR, Langwig KE, White JP, Kaarakka HM, Redell JA, Kurta A, DePue JE, Scullon WH, Parise KL, Foster JT, Frick WF, Kilpatrick AM. Publisher Correction: Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks. Nature. PMID 30655630 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-0893-0  1
2018 Hoyt JR, Langwig KE, White JP, Kaarakka HM, Redell JA, Kurta A, DePue JE, Scullon WH, Parise KL, Foster JT, Frick WF, Kilpatrick AM. Cryptic connections illuminate pathogen transmission within community networks. Nature. PMID 30455422 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0720-z  1
2018 Meierhofer MB, Johnson JS, Field KA, Lumadue SS, Kurta A, Kath JA, Reeder DM. BATS RECOVERING FROM WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME ELEVATE METABOLIC RATE DURING WING HEALING IN SPRING. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. PMID 29617187 DOI: 10.7589/2017-08-195  1
2018 Kurta A, Auteri GG, Hofmann JE, Mengelkoch J, White JP, WhitakerJO Jr., Cooley T, Melotti J. Influence of a large lake on the winter range of a small mammal: Lake Michigan and the silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) Diversity. DOI: doi.org/10.3390/d10020024  1
2018 Slider R, Kurta A. Big brown bat trapped by common burdock Michigan Birds and Natural History. 25: 5-7.  1
2017 Moore MS, Field KA, Behr MJ, Turner GG, Furze ME, Stern DWF, Allegra PR, Bouboulis SA, Musante CD, Vodzak ME, Biron ME, Meierhofer MB, Frick WF, Foster JT, Howell D, ... ... Kurta A, et al. Energy conserving thermoregulatory patterns and lower disease severity in a bat resistant to the impacts of white-nose syndrome. Journal of Comparative Physiology. B, Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. PMID 28597237 DOI: 10.1007/s00360-017-1109-2  1
2017 Lilley TM, Prokkola JM, Johnson JS, Rogers EJ, Gronsky S, Kurta A, Reeder DM, Field KA. Immune responses in hibernating little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus) with white-nose syndrome. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28179513 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2232  1
2017 Lilley TM, Wilson CA, Bernard RF, Willcox EV, Vesterinen EJ, Webber QM, Kurpiers L, Prokkola JM, Ejotre I, Kurta A, Field KA, Reeder DM, Pulliainen AT. Molecular Detection of Candidatus Bartonella mayotimonensis in North American Bats. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). PMID 28165925 DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2016.2080  1
2017 Kurta A. Mammals of the Great Lakes Region. 3rd edition. University of Michigan Press 0.01
2017 Kurta A, Smith SM,. DePue JE. A new northern record for a hibernating silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) in interior North America Bat Reearch News. 58: 23-24.  1
2016 Münzer OM, Schaetz BA, Kurta A. Consumption of insect pests by the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis) in southeastern Michigan Great Lakes Entomologist. 48: 36-40.  1
2016 Münzer OM, Schaetz BA, Kurta A. Dietary ecology of a Nearctic species, the evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis), at the northern edge of its range Acta Chiropterologica. 18: 499-508.  1
2016 Kurta A, Cooley T, Melotti J, Boersen MR. An accidental record of the southern yellow bat, Lasiurus ega, in Michigan Bat Research News. 57: 1-2.  1
2016 Auteri G, Kurta A, Cooley T, Melotti J. A new northernmost record of the evening bat in Michigan Michigan Birds and Natural History. 23: 147-149.  1
2015 Auteri G, Kurta A. New records of evening bats in Washtenaw County, Michigan Michigan Birds and Natural History. 22: 225-227.  1
2014 Johnson JS, Reeder DM, McMichael JW, Meierhofer MB, Stern DW, Lumadue SS, Sigler LE, Winters HD, Vodzak ME, Kurta A, Kath JA, Field KA. Host, pathogen, and environmental characteristics predict white-nose syndrome mortality in captive little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus). Plos One. 9: e112502. PMID 25409028 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112502  1
2014 Kurta A. The misuse of relative humidity in ecological studies of hibernating bats Acta Chiropterologica. 16: 249-254. DOI: 10.3161/150811014X683444  1
2014 Kurta A, Smith SM. Hibernating bats and abandoned mines in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Northeastern Naturalist. 21: 587-605. DOI: 10.1656/045.021.0407  1
2014 Rolfe AK, Kurta A, Clemans DL. Species-level analysis of diets of two mormoopid bats from Puerto Rico Journal of Mammalogy. 95: 587-596. DOI: 10.1644/13-MAMM-A-190  1
2014 Soto-Centeno JA, Phillips DL, Kurta A, Hobson KA. Food resource partitioning in syntopic nectarivorous bats on Puerto Rico Journal of Tropical Ecology. 30: 359-369. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467414000145  1
2014 Long BL, Kurta A. Activity and Diet of Bats in Conventional versus Organic Apple Orchards in Southern Michigan Canadian Field-Naturalist. 128: 158-164.  1
2014 Mellos J., Denys L., Rockey CD, Johnson C, Kurta A. Long-term philopatry of Indiana bats in St. Joseph County, Michigan Michigan Birds and Natural History. 21: 222-226.  1
2014 Denys L, Mellos J, Rockey CD, Johnson C, Kurta A. First record of an evening bat in Branch County, Michigan Michigan Birds and Natural History. 21: 9-12.  1
2014 Slider R, Kurta A. Apparent cataract in a free-living fox squirrel Michigan Birds and Natural History. 21: 13-14.  1
2013 Long BL, Kurta A, Clemans DL. Analysis of DNA from feces to identify prey of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) caught in apple orchards American Midland Naturalist. 170: 287-297. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031-170.2.287  1
2013 Rockey C D, Stumpf J, Kurta A. Additional winter records of Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) banded during summer in Michigan Northeastern Naturalist. 20: N8-N13.  0.01
2013 Rockey CD, Kurta A. Predation of a meadow vole by an American crow in Ontonagon County Michigan Birds and Natural History. 20: 110.  1
2013 Brown H, Kurta A. Has the eastern pipistrelle conquered the Lower Peninsula? Michigan Birds and Natural History. 20: 111-113.  0.01
2012 Reeder DM, Frank CL, Turner GG, Meteyer CU, Kurta A, Britzke ER, Vodzak ME, Darling SR, Stihler CW, Hicks AC, Jacob R, Grieneisen LE, Brownlee SA, Muller LK, Blehert DS. Frequent arousal from hibernation linked to severity of infection and mortality in bats with white-nose syndrome. Plos One. 7: e38920. PMID 22745688 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038920  1
2012 Rolfe AK, Kurta A. Diet of mormoopid bats on the caribbean island of Puerto Rico Acta Chiropterologica. 14: 369-377. DOI: 10.3161/150811012X661684  1
2011 Deunff J, Whitaker JO, Kurta A. Description of nymphal stages of Periglischrus cubanus (Acari, Spinturnicidae), parasites from Erophylla sezekorni bombifrons (Chiroptera) from Puerto Rico with observations on the nymphal stages and host-parasite relationships within the genus Periglischrus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48: 758-63. PMID 21845933 DOI: 10.1603/ME10234  1
2011 Slider RM, Kurta A. Surge tunnels in quarries as potential hibernacula for bats Northeastern Naturalist. 18: 378-381. DOI: 10.1656/045.018.0310  1
2010 Kurta A. Reproductive timing, distribution, and sex ratios of tree bats in Lower Michigan Journal of Mammalogy. 91: 586-592. DOI: 10.1644/09-MAMM-A-308.1  1
2009 Schaetz BA, Kurta A, Rodríguez-Dsurán A, Münzer OM, Foster R. Identification of bats in Puerto Rico using the scanning electron microscope to examine body hairs Caribbean Journal of Science. 45: 125-130.  1
2008 Winhold L, Kurta A, Foster R. Long-term change in an assemblage of North American bats: Are eastern red bats declining? Acta Chiropterologica. 10: 359-366. DOI: 10.3161/150811008X414935  1
2008 Winhold L, Kurta A. Netting surveys for bats in the northeast: Differences associated with habitat, duration of netting, and use of consecutive nights Northeastern Naturalist. 15: 263-274. DOI: 10.1656/1092-6194(2008)15[263:NSFBIT]2.0.CO;2  1
2008 Kurta A. Bats of Michigan Indiana State University Center For North American Bat Research and Conservation, Terre Haute, Indiana. 1-72.  0.01
2008 Munzer OM, Kurta A. Silvering—a new color abnormality in the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus Bat Research News. 49: 11-13.  0.01
2008 Kurta A. A leucistic little brown bat in Michigan Michigan Birds and Natural History. 15: 39-40.  0.01
2007 Kurta A, Whitaker JO, Wrenn WJ, Soto-Centeno JA. Ectoparasitic assemblages on mormoopid bats (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae) from Puerto Rico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 44: 953-8. PMID 18047193 DOI: 10.1603/0022-2585(2007)44[953:EAOMBC]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Deunff J, Whitaker JO, Kurta A. Description of Cameronieta torrei dusbabeki (Acari: Mesostigmata: Spinturnicidae), new subspecies with nymphs, parasitizing Pteronotus quadridens fuliginosus (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae) from Puerto Rico. Journal of Medical Entomology. 44: 179-85. PMID 17431938  1
2007 Kurta A, Kwiecinski GG. The square-eared anomaly in New World Myotis Acta Chiropterologica. 9: 495-501. DOI: 10.3161/1733-5329(2007)9[495:TSAINW]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Kurta A, Schwartz MK, Anderson CR. Does a population of cougars exist in Michigan? American Midland Naturalist. 158: 467-471. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031(2007)158[467:DAPOCE]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Kurta A, Winhold L, Whitaker JO, Foster R. Range expansion and changing abundance of the eastern pipistrelle (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in the Central Great Lakes region American Midland Naturalist. 157: 404-411. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031(2007)157[404:REACAO]2.0.CO;2  1
2007 Barclay RMR, Kurta A. Ecology and behavior of bats roosting in tree cavities and under bark Bats in Forests: Conservation and Management. 17-60.  1
2007 Lacki M, Hayes J, Kurta, A, eds.. Bats in forests: conservation and management. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland. 1-368.  0.01
2007 Bricklin, Kurta A, Smith SM, Scullon WH. Long-term philopatry of a hibernating eastern pipistrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus) Michigan Birds and Natural History. 14: 183-185.  1
2007 Kurta A, Foster R. Using ultrasound to determine pregnancy in small bats in the field Bat Research News. 48: 157-158.  1
2006 Soto-Centeno JA, Kurta A. Diet of two nectarivorous bats, Erophylla sezekorni and Monophyllus redmani (Phyllostomidae), on Puerto Rico Journal of Mammalogy. 87: 19-26. DOI: 10.1644/05-MAMM-041R1.1  1
2006 Winhold L, Kurta A. Aspects of migration by the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) Bat Research News. 47: 1-6.  1
2005 Kurta A, Foster R, Hough E, Winhold L. The evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis) on the northern edge of its range - A maternity colony in Michigan American Midland Naturalist. 154: 264-267.  1
2005 Gannon MR, Kurta A., Rodríguez-Durán A, M. R. Willig, MR. The bats of Puerto Rico: an island focus and a Caribbean perspective Texas Tech Press, Lubbock, Texas. 1-239.  0.32
2005 Winhold L, Hough E, Kurta A. Long-term fidelity of tree-roosting bats to a home area Bat Research News. 46: 9-10.  1
2004 Murray SW, Kurta A. Nocturnal activity of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) Journal of Zoology. 262: 197-206. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836903004503  1
2003 Tibbels AE, Kurta A. Bat activity is low in thinned and unthinned stands of red pine Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 33: 2436-2442. DOI: 10.1139/x03-177  1
2003 Soto-Centeno JA, Kurta A. Description of fetal and newborn brown flower bats, Erophylla sezekorni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) Caribbean Journal of Science. 39: 233-234.  1
2002 Kurta A, Murray SW. Philopatry and migration of banded Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and effects of radio transmitters Journal of Mammalogy. 83: 585-589. DOI: 10.1644/1545-1542(2002)083<0585:PAMOBI>2.0.CO;2  1
2002 Kurta A, Kennedy J, eds. The Indiana bat: biology and management of an endangered species Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas. 1-253.  0.01
2002 Kurta A, Murray SW, Miller DH. Kurta, A., . 2002. Roost selection and movements across the summer landscape (A Kurta and J. Kennedy, eds.) The Indiana Bat: Biology and Management of An Endangered Species. Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas.. 118-129.  1
2002 Murray SW, Kurta A. Spatial and temporal variation in diet. The Indiana Bat: Biology and Management of An Endangered Species (a. Kurta J. Kennedy, Eds.), Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas.. 182-192.  1
2002 Viele DP, Kurta A, Kath J. Timing of nightly emergence The Indiana Bat: Biology and Management of An Endangered Species (a. Kurta and J. Kennedy, Eds.). Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas.. 199-207.  1
2002 Kurta A, Rice H. Ecology and management of the Indiana bat in Michigan Michigan Academician. 33: 361-376.  0.01
2000 Crawford E, Kurta A. Color of pitfall affects trapping success for anurans and shrews Herpetological Review. 31: 222-224.  1
1999 Foster RW, Kurta A. Roosting ecology of the northern bat (Myotis septentrionalis) and comparisons with the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) Journal of Mammalogy. 80: 659-672.  1
1999 Kurta A, Kath J, Smith EL, Foster R, Orick MW, Ross R. Maternity roost of the endangered Indiana bat Myotis sodalis in an unshaded, hollow, sycamore tree (Platanus occidentalis) Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 296.  1
1999 Kurta AJ, Kath J, Smith EL, Foster R, Orick MW, Ross R. Do Indiana bats require shaded maternity roosts? Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 295-296.  1
1999 Kurta A, King D, Teramino JA, Stribley JM, Williams KJ. Summer roosts of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) on the northern edge of its range Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 296.  1
1998 Kurta A, Whitaker JO. Diet of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalla) on the northern edge of its range American Midland Naturalist. 140: 280-286.  1
1998 Unger CA, Kurta A. Status of the eastern pipistrelle (Mammalia: Chiroptera) in Michigan Michigan Academician. 30: 423-437.  0.01
1996 Kurta A, Lehr GC. Kurta, A., Lehr GC Mammalian Species. 515: 1-7.  0.01
1996 Mies R, Kurta A, King DG. Eptesicus furinalis Mammalian Species. 526: 1-7.  1
1996 Kurta A, Williams KJ, Mies R. Kurta, A.,*. 1996. Ecological, behavioural, and thermal observations of a peripheral population of Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) Bats and Forests (R. M. R. Barclay and R. M. Brigham, Eds.). Research Branch, Ministry of Forests, Province of British Columbia, Victoria, Bc. 102-107.  1
1995 Kurta A, Foster R. The brown creeper (Aves: Certhiidae): a competitor of bark-roosting bats? Bat Research News. 36: 6-7.  1
1994 Kurta A, Teramino JA. A novel hibernaculum and noteworthy records of the Indiana bat and eastern pipistrelle (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) American Midland Naturalist. 132: 410-413.  1
1993 Kurta A, Kath J, Smith EL, Foster R, Orick MW, Ross R. A maternity roost of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) in an unshaded, hollow, sycamore tree (Platanus occidentalis) American Midland Naturalist. 130: 405-407.  1
1993 Kurta A, King D, Teramino JA, Stribley JM, Williams KJ. Summer roosts of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) on the northern edge of its range American Midland Naturalist. 129: 132-138.  1
1992 Kurta A, Teramino JA. Bat community structure in an urban park Ecography. 15: 257-261.  1
1991 Kurta A, Ferkin M. The correlation between demography and metabolic rate: a test using the beach vole (Microtus breweri) and the meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus). Oecologia. 87: 102-105. PMID 28313358 DOI: 10.1007/BF00323786  1
1991 Kurta A, Ferkin M. The correlation between demography and metabolic rate: a test using the beach vole (Microtus breweri) and the meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) Oecologia. 87: 102-105. DOI: 10.1007/BF00323786  1
1991 Kurta A. Torpor patterns in food-deprived Myotis lucifugus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) under simulated roost conditions Canadian Journal of Zoology. 69: 255-257.  1
1991 Kurta A, Stewart ME. Parturition in the silver-haired bat, Lasioncyteris noctivagans, with a description of the neonates Canadian Field-Naturalist. 104: 598-600.  0.01
1990 Kurta A, Kunz TH, Nagy KA. Energetics and water flux of free-ranging big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) during pregnancy and lactation Journal of Mammalogy. 71: 59-65.  1
1990 Kurta A. Eptesicus fuscus Mammalian Species. 356: 1-10.  0.01
1989 Kurta A, Bell GP, Nagy KA, Kunz TH. Energetics of pregnancy and lactation in free-ranging little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) Physiological Zoology. 62: 804-818.  1
1988 Kurta A, Kunz TH. Roosting metabolic rate and body temperature of male little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) in summer Journal of Mammalogy. 69: 645-651.  1
1987 Kurta A, Kunz TH. Size of bats at birth and maternal investment during pregnancy Symposia of the Zoological Society of London. 57: 79-107.  1
1987 Kurta A, Johnson KA, Kunz TH. Oxygen consumption and body temperature of female little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) under simulated roost conditions Physiological Zoology. 60: 386-397.  1
1986 Kurta A. Factors affecting the resting and post-flight body temperature of little brown bats, Myotis lucifugus. 59(4):429–438. Physiological Zoology,. 59: 429-438.  0.01
1985 Kurta A. External insulation available to a non-nesting mammal, the little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part a: Physiology. 82: 413-420. DOI: 10.1016/0300-9629(85)90876-X  1
1984 Hitchcock HB, Keen R, Kurta A. Survival rates of Myotis leibii and Eptesicus fuscus in southeastern Ontario. Journal of Mammalogy . 65: 126-130.  0.01
1982 Kurta A. Social facilitation of foraging behavior by the hermit crab, Coenobita compressus, in Costa Rica Biotropica. 14: 132-136.  0.01
1982 Kurta A. Flight patterns of Eptesicus fuscus and Myotis lucifugus over a stream Journal of Mammalogy. 63: 335-337.  0.01
1982 Kurta A. A review of Michigan bats: seasonal and geographic distribution Michigan Academician. 14: 295-212.  0.01
1982 Dood SB, Kurta A. New records for ectoparasites of Michigan bats Great Lakes Entomologist. 15: 217-218.  0.01
1980 Kurta A, Matson JO. Disproportionate sex ratio in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus American Midland Naturalist. 104: 367-369.  0.01
1980 Kurta A. Notes on summer bat activity at Michigan caves National Speleological Society Bulletin. 42: 68-69.  0.01
1980 Kurta A. Status of the Indiana bat, Myotis sodalis, in Michigan Michigan Academician. 13: 31-36.  0.01
1979 Kurta A. Bat rabies in Michigan. Michigan Academician Michigan Academician. 12: 221-230.  0.01
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