Artículos en revistas indizadas en el ISI


  1. Fenton, M. B., D. Streicker, P. A. Racey, M. D. Tuttle, R. A. Medellin, M. J. Daley, S. Recuenco, and K.M. Bakker. 2020. Knowledge gaps about rabies transmission from vampire bats to humans. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4(4): 1-2. Descarga el PDF

  2. Arias-Alzate, A. J.F. González-Maya, J. Arroyo-Cabrales, R. A. Medellin, and E. Martínez-Meyer. 2020. Environmental Drivers and Distribution Patterns of Carnivoran Assemblages (Mammalia: Carnivora) in the Americas: Past to Present. Journal of Mammalian Evolution DOI 10.1007/s10914-020-09496-8. Descarga el PDF

  3. Ramos-H., D., R. A. Medellin, O. Morton-Bermea. 2020. Insectivorous bats as biomonitor of metal exposure in the megalopolis of Mexico and rural environments in Central Mexico. Environmental Research 185: Descarga el PDF

  4. Vargas-Mena, J.C., E. Cordero-Schmidt, B. Rodriguez-Herrera, R. A. Medellin, D. de Medeiros Bento, and E.M. Venticinque. 2020. Inside or out? Cave size and landscape effects on cave-roosting bat assemblages in Brazilian Caatinga caves. Journal of Mammalogy 101: DOI:10.1093/jmammal/gyz206. Descarga el PDF

  5. Lanzagorta-Valencia, K., J.I. Fernández-Méndez, R. A. Medellin, A. Rodas-Martínez, and R. Ávila-Flores. 2020. Landscape and cattle management attributes associated with the incidence of Desmodus rotundus attacks on cattle. Ecosistemas y Recursos Agropecuarios 7:1-10. DOI: 10.19136/era.a6n18.2164 2019. Descarga el PDF


  1. Menchaca, A., N. A. Rossi, J. Froidevaux, I. Dias-Freedman, A. Caragiulo, C. Wultsch, B. Harmsen, R. Foster, J. A. de la Torre, R. A. Medellin, S. Rabinowitz, and G. Amato- 2019. Population genetic structure and habitat connectivity for jaguar (Panthera onca) conservation in Central Belize. BMC Genetics 20:100. DOI: Descarga el PDF

  2. Rodriguez-Herrera, B., P. Rodriguez, W. Watson, G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellin, and I. Galván. 2019. Sexual dichromatism and condition-dependence in the skin of a bat. Journal of Mammalogy 100: 1-9. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyz035. Descarga el PDF

  3. Rodriguez-Herrera, B., J. Arroyo-Cabrales, and R. A. Medellin. 2019. Hanging out in tents: social structure, group stability, male behavior, and their implications for the mating system of Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Mammal Research DOI: 10.1007/s13364-018-0383-z. Descarga el PDF

  4. Vleut, I., Carter, G. G., and Medellin, R. A. 2019. Movement ecology of the carnivorous woolly false vampire bat (Chrotopterus auritus) in southern Mexico. Plos One 14: DOI: 10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0220504. Descarga el PDF

  5. Rojas-Bracho, L., Brusca, R. C., Álvarez-Borrego, S., Brownell Jr, R. L., Camacho-Ibar, V., Ceballos, G., de la Cueva, H., García-Hernández, J., Hastings, P. A., Cárdenas-Hinojosa, G., Jaramillo–Legorreta, A. M.,  Medellin, R. A., Mesnick, S. L., Nieto-García, E., Urbán, J., Velarde, E., Vidal, O., Findley, L. T., and Taylor, B. L. 2019. Unsubstantiated Claims Can Lead to Tragic Conservation Outcomes. BioScience 69(1): 12–14. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biy138. Descarga el PDF


  1. O'Farril, G., Medellin, R. A., Matter, S. F., and Cameron, G. N. 2018. Habitat use and diet of desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis mexicana) and endemic mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus nelsonii) on Tiburón Island, Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 63(4): 225-234. DOI: 10.1894/0038-4909-63-4-225. Descarga el PDF

  2. Frick, W.F., P.A. Heady, III, A.D. Earl, M.C. Arteaga, P. Cortés-Calva, and R.A Medellin. 2018. Seasonal ecology of a migratory nectar-feeding bat at the edge of its range. Journal of Mammalogy 99. Descarga el PDF

  3. Egert-Berg, K., Hurme, E., Greif, S., Goldstein, A., Harten, L., Herrera M., L. G., Flores-Martínez, J. J., Valdés, A., Johnston, D. S., Eitan, O., Borissov, I., Ryan Shipley, J., Medellin, R. A., Wilkinson, G. S., Goerlitz, H. R., and Yovel, Y. 2018. Resource Ephemerality Drives Social Foraging in Bats. Current Biology 28: 1-7.  DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.064. Descarga el PDF

  4. Vargas-Mena, J.C., E. Cordero-Schmidt, D. de Medeiros Bento, B. Rodriguez.Herrera, R. A. Medellin, and E. M. Venticinque. 2018. Diversity of cave bats in the Brazilian tropical dry forest of Rio Grande do Norte state. Mastozoología Neotropical. ISSN 1666-0536. Descarga el PDF

  5. Haefele, M., J. B. Loomis, R. Merideth, A. Lien, D.J. Semmens, J. Dubovsky, R. Wiederholt, W. E. Thogmartin, T. Huang, G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellin, J.E. Diffendorfer, and L. López-Hoffman. 2018. Willingness to Pay for Conservation of Transborder Migratory Species: A Case Study of the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat in the United States and Mexico. Environmental Management 62. DOI: 10.1007%2Fs00267-018-1046-1.  Descarga el PDF

  6. Arteaga, M. C., R. A. Medellin, P. A. Luna-Ortiz, P. A. Heady III, W.F. Frick. 2018. Genetic iversity distribution among seasonal colonies of a nectar-feeding bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuena) in the Baja California Peninsula. Mammalian Biology 92:78-85. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2018.04.008. Descarga el PDF

  7. Medellin, R. A., M. Rivero, A. Ibarra, J. A. de la Torre, T. P. Gonzalez-Terrazas, L. Torres-Knoop, and M. Tschapka. 2018. Follow me: foraging distances of Leptonycteris yerbabuenae (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Sonora determined by fluorescent powder. Journal of Mammalogy 99: 306-311. DOI:10.1093/jmammal/gyy016. Descarga el PDF 

  8. de La Torre J. A., M. Rivero, Camacho G, Alvarez-Marquez L, R. A. Medellin. 2018. First assessment of the conservation status of the jaguar Panthera onca in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas, Mexico. Oryx 53(1): 192-195. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605318000558. Descarga el PDF

  9. Morato, R.G., J.J. Thompson, A. Paviolo, J.A. de la Torre, F. Lima, R.T. McBride Jr, R.C. Paula, L. Cullen Jr, L. Silveira, D.L.Z. Kantek, E.E. Ramalho, L. Maranha~O, M. Haberfeld, D. A. Sana, R. A. Medellin, E.Carrillo, V. Montalvo, O. Monroy-Vilchis, P. Cruz, A.T. Jacomo, N.M. Torres, G.B. Alves, I. Cassaigne, R. Thompson, C. Saens-Bolanos, J.C. Cruz, L.D. Alfaro, I. Hagnauer, X. Marina Da Silva, A. Vogliotti, M. F. D. Moraes, S. S. Miyazaki, T. D. C. Pereira,11 G.R. Araujo, L. Cruz Da Silva, L. Leuzinger, M. M. Carvalho, L. Rampin, L. Sartorello, H. Quigley, F. Tortato, R. Hoogesteijn, P.G. Crawshaw Jr., A.L. Devlin, J.A. May Jr, F.C.C. De Azevedo, H.V.B. Concone, V.A. Quiroga, S.A. Costa, J.P. Arrabal, E. Vanderhoeven, Y.E. Di Blanco, A.M.C. Lopes, C.E. Widmer, and M.C. Ribeiro. 2018. Jaguar movement database: a GPS-based movement dataset of an apex predator in the Neotropics. Ecology 99(7). DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2379. Descarga el PDF

  10. de la Torre, J. A., J. F. Gonzalez Maya, H. Zarza, G. Ceballos, and R. A. Medellin. 2018. The jaguar’s spots are darker than they appear: assessing the global conservation status of the jaguar Panthera onca. ORYX 51: xx-xxx. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605316001046. Descarga el PDF


  1. Cordero-Schmidt, E., E. Barbier, J.C. Vargas-Mena, P. P. Oliveira, F. A. Santos, R. A. Medellin, B. Rodriguez Herrera, and E. M. Venticinque. 2017. Natural history of the Caatinga endemic Vieira’s flower bat, Xeronycteris vieirai. Acta Chiropterologica 19: 399- 408. Descarga el PDF

  2. López-Hoffman, L., Diffendorfer, J., Wiederholt, R., Bagstad, K. J.,  Thogmartin, W. E., McCracken, G., Medellin, R. A., Russell, A., and Semmens, A. 2017. Operationalizing the telecoupling framework for migratory species using the spatial subsidies approach to examine ecosystem services provided by Mexican free-tailed bats. Ecology and Society 22(4):23. DOI: 10.5751/ES-09589-220423. Descarga el PDF

  3. Mena, J. L. and R. A. Medellin. 2017. Habitat complexity and small mammal diversity along an elevational gradient in Southern Mexico. Mastozoologia Neotropical 24:121-134. Descarga el PDF

  4. de la Torre, A., J. M. Nuñez, R. A. Medellin. 2017. Spatial requirements of jaguars and pumas in Southern Mexico. DOI: 10.1016/j.mambio.2017.01.006. Descarga el PDF

  5. Gonzalez-Maya, J. G., E. Martínez-Meyer, R. A. Medellin, and G. Ceballos. 2017. Distribution of mammal functional diversity in the Neotropical realm: Influence of land-use and extinction risk. PLoS One Descarga el PDF

  6. Medellin, R. A., R. Wiederholt, L. Lopez-Hoffman. 2017. Conservation relevance of bat caves for biodiversity and ecosystem services. Biological Conservation 211:45-50 Descarga el PDF

  7. Hunter Jr., M. L., Acuña, V., Bauer, D. M., Bell, K. P., Calhoun, A. J. K., Felipe-Lucia, M. R., Fitzsimons, J. A., González, E., Kinnison, M., Lindenmayer, F., Lundquist, C. J., Medellin, R. A., Nelson, E. J., and Poschlod, P. 2017. Conserving small natural features with large ecological roles: A synthetic overview. Biological Conservation 211(B): 88-95. DOI: j.biocon.2016.12.020. Descarga el PDF

  8. Frick, W. F., E.F. Baerwald, J.F. Pollock, R.M.R. Barclay, J.A. Szymanski, T.J.Weller, A.L. Russell, S.C. Loeb, R. A. Medellin, L.P. McGuire. 2017. Fatalities at wind turbines may threaten population viability of a migratory bat. Biological Conservation 209: 172–177 DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.02.023. Descarga el PDF

  9. de la Torre, A., J. M. Nuñez, R. A. Medellin. 2017. Habitat availability and connectivity for jaguars (Panthera onca) in the Southern Mayan Forest: Conservation priorities for a fragmented landscape. Biological Conservation 206:270-282. Descarga el PDF

  10. Wiederholt, R., K. J. Bagstad, G. F. McCracken, J. E. Diffendorfer, J. B. Loomis, D. J. Semmens, A. L. Russell, C. Sansone, K. LaSharra, P. Cryan, C. Reynoso, R. A. Medellín, and L. López-Hoffman. 2017. Improving spatio-temporal benefit transfers for pest control by generalist predators in cotton in the southwestern US. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services, and Management, 13: 27–39. Descarga el PDF


  1. Trejo-Salazar, R.E., L. E. Eguiarte, D. Suro-Piñera, and R. A. Medellin. 2016. Save Our Bats, Save Our Tequila: Industry and Science Join Forces to Help Bats and Agaves. Natural Areas Journal, 36:523-530. Descarga el PDF

  2. González-Terrazas, T.P., L. R. Víquez, A. Ibarra-Macías, A.T. Ruíz, L. Torres-Knoop, K. Jung, M. Tschapka, and R. A. Medellín. 2016. New records and range extension of Promops centralis (Chiroptera:Molossidae). Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 1407-1411. Descarga el PDF

  3. Nassar, J. M., R. Galicia, A. C. Ibarra, and R. A. Medellín. 2016. Tracking the origin of the smearing behavior in long-nosed bats (Leptonycteris spp.). Mammalian Biology, 81 (6): 623-627. Descarga el PDF

  4. Orr, T. J., Teri J. Orr, Jorge Ortega, R. A. Medellín, Caitlin D. Sánchez, Kimberly A. Hammond. 2016. Diet choice in frugivorous bats: gourmets or operational pragmatists? Journal of Mammalogy. Descarga el PDF

  5. Gonzalez-Terrazas TP, Koblitz JC, Fleming TH, Medellin, R. A., Kalko, EKV, Schnitzler, H-U,et al. 2016. How Nectar-Feeding Bats Localize their Food: Echolocation Behavior of Leptonycteris yerbabuenae Approaching Cactus Flowers. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0163492. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0163492. Descarga el PDF.

  6. Cassaigne, I., R. A. Medellín, R. W. Thompson, and A. Torres-Gómez. 2016. Diet of pumas (Puma concolor) in Sonora, Mexico, as determined by GPS kill sites and molecular identified scat, with comments on jaguar  Panthera onca) diet. The Southwestern Naturalist, 61:125-132. Descarga el PDF

  7. Frankin, K.A., P. Sommers, C.E. Aslan, B. Lopez R., J.L. Bronstein, E. Bustamante, A. Búrquez, R. A. Medellín, and B. Marazzi. 2016. Plant biotic interactions in the Sonoran Desert: Current knowledge and future research perspectives. International Journal of Plant Sciences 177:217-234. Descarga el PDF

  8. Haynie, Michelle L., Tsuchiya, Mirian T. N., Ospina-Garcés, Sandra Milena, Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquin, Medellín, Rodrigo A., Polaco, Oscar J. and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2016. Placement of the rediscovered Myotis planiceps (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) within the Myotis phylogeny. Journal of Mammalogy, 97: 701-712. Descarga el PDF


  1. Marazzi, B., J.L. Bronstein, P. N. Sommers, B. R. Lopez, E: B., A. Burquez, R. A. Medellin, C. Aslan, and K. Franklin. Plant Biotic Interactions in the Sonoran Desert Conservation Challenges and Future Directions. Journal of the Southwest, 57 (2-3):457-501. Descarga el PDF

  2. Carrillo-Araujo, M., N. Tas, R.J. Alcantara-Hernandez, O. Gaona, J.E. Schondube, R. A.  Medellin, J. K. Jansson, and L.I. Falcon. 2015. Phyllostomid bat microbiome composition is associated to host phylogeny and feeding strategies. Frontiers in Microbiology 6. Article 447. Descarga el PDF

  3. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, M., J. Gasca-Pineda, R. A. Medellín, and L E. Eguiarte. 2015. Analysis of genetic diversity of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) from Mexican populations. Journal of Mammalogy 96: 473–480. Descarga el PDF

  4. Wiederholt, R, L López-Hoffman, C Svancara, G McCracken, W Thogmartin, J Diffendorfer, K Bagstad, P Cryan, A Russell, D Semmens & RA Medellín. 2015. Optimizing conservation strategies for Mexican free-tailed bats: a population viability and ecosystem services approach. Biodiversity and Conservation. Descarga el PDF.


  1. Berger J., Cain SL, Cheng E, Dratch P, Ellison K, Francis J, Frost HC, Gende S, Groves C, Karesh WA, Leslie E, Machlis G, Medellín RA, Noss RF, Redford KH, Soukup M, Wilcove D, Zack S. 2014. Optimism and challenge for science-based conservation of migratory species in and out of U.S. National Parks. Conservation Biology, 28:4-12. Descarga el PDF

  2. Morales-Leyva, A, R. A. Medellín, SL Lance, B. Rodriguez-Herrera, M Del Real-Monroy, and J. Ortega, J. 2014. Development of microsatellite loci for the Honduran white-bat (Ectophylla alba) by using Il lumina paired-end sequences. CONSERVATION GENETICS RESOURCES 6: 219-220. Descarga el PDF

  3. López-Hoffman, L, R Wiederholt, C Sansone, KJ Bagstad, P Cryan, JE Diffendorfer, J Goldstein, K LaSharr, J Loomis, G McCracken, RA Medellín, A Russell & D Semmens. 2014. Market forces and technological substitutes cause fluctuations in the value of bat pest-control services for cotton. PLoS One, 9(2): 7 pp.  Descarga el PDF


  1. Ayala-Berdon, J., R. Galicia, C. Flores-Ortiz, R. A. Medellín and J. E. Schondube. 2013. Digestive capacities allow the Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) to live in cold environments. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 164: 622-628. Descarga el PDF

  2. Wiederholt, R, L López-Hoffman, J Cline, R. A. Medellin, P Cryan, A Russell, G McCracken, J Diffendorfer, and D Semmens. 2013. Moving across the border: A conservation modeling approach for migratory bat populations. Ecosphere, 4(9): article 14. Descarga el PDF

  3. Anthony, S. J., R. Ojeda-Flores, R., O. Rico-Chavez, I. Navarrete-Macias, C.M. Zambrana-Torrelio, M.K. Rostal, J. H. Epstein, T. Tipps, E. Liang, M. Sanchez-Leon, J. Sotomayor-Bonilla, A.A. Aguirre, R. Avila-Flores, R. A. Medellin, T. Goldstein, G.  Suzan, P.  Daszak, and W.I. Lipkin. 2013. Coronaviruses in bats from Mexico. Journal of General Virology, 94: 1028-1038.  Descarga el PDF


  1. Gonzalez-Terrazas, T.P., Medellín, R. A., Knoernschild, M., and M. Tschapka. 2012. Morphological specialization influences nectar extraction efficiency of sympatric nectar-feeding bats. JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, 215: 3989-3996. Descarga el PDF

  2. Redford, K. H., C. Groves, R. A. Medellín, J. G. Robinson. 2012. Conservation Stories, Conservation Science, and the Role of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, 26: 757-759.   Descarga el PDF

  3. Carter, G. G., R. Logsdon,  B.D. Arnold, A. Menchaca, and R. A. Medellín. 2012. Vampire Bats Produce Contact Calls When Isolated: Acoustic Variation by Species, Population, Colony, and Individual. PLOS ONE 7(6) Article Number: e38791   DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038791  Descarga el PDF

  4. Arteaga, M.C., D. Pinero, L. E. Eguiarte, J. Gasca, and R. A. Medellín. 2012. Genetic structure and diversity of the nine-banded armadillo in Mexico. JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY, 93: 547-559. Descarga el PDF


  1. Rodríguez–Herrera, B., G. Ceballos y R. A. Medellín. 2011. Ecological Aspects of the tent building process by Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 13(2): 365–372. Descarga el PDF

  2. de la Torre, J.A. y R. A. Medellín. 2011. Jaguars Panthera onca in the greater Lacandona ecosystem, Chiapas, Mexico: population estimates and future prospects. Oryx, 45(4): 546–553. Descarga el PDF

  3. Mejia O, Herrera LG, May B, R. A. Medellín and J. J. Flores-Martinez. 2011. Effective population size dynamics of Myotis vivesi during the Pleistocene and Holocene climatic changes. Acta Chiropterologica, 13: 33-40. Descarga el PDF

  4. Arteaga, M.C., J.E. McCormack, L.E. Eguiarte y R. A. Medellín. 2011. Genetic admixture in multidimensional environmental space: asymmetrical niche similarity promotes gene flow in armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus). Evolution, 65(9): 2470–2480. Descarga el PDF

  5. Sperr, E.B., L.A. Caballero–Martínez, R. A. Medellín y M. Tschapka. 2011. Seasonal changes in species composition, resource use and reproductive patterns within a guild of nectar–feeding bats in a west Mexican dry forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 27: 133–145. Descarga el PDF

  6. Smith MJ, Benitez-Diaz H, Clemente-Munoz MA  Donaldson J., Hutton JM., McGough HN., Medellín R. A., Morgan DHW., O'Criodain C., Oldfield TEE., Schippmann., Williams RJ. 2011. Assessing the impacts of international trade on CITES-listed species: Current practices and opportunities for scientific research. BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 144: 82-91. Descarga el PDF


  1. Cassaigne, I., R. A. Medellín, and José A. Guasco. 2010. Mortality During Epizootics in Bighorn Sheep: Effects of Initial Population Size and Cause. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46:763-771. Descarga el PDF

  2. de la Torre J.A., L.J. Lopez-Damian, H.V. Barcenas, E. Nájera-Solis, and R. A. Medellín. 2010.  New record of sheep frog (Hypopachus variolosus) in the Tres Marias Islands archipelago, Nayarit, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 81: 581-582. Descarga el PDF

  3. McFadden KW, Garcia-Vasco D, Cuaron AD, Valenzuela-Galvan D, R. A. Medellín, and M. E. Gompper.2010. Vulnerable island carnivores: the endangered endemic dwarf procyonids from Cozumel Island. Biodiversity and Conservation,  19: 491-502. Descarga el PDF


  1. Mena JL, and R. A. Medellín. 2009. Small mammal assemblages in a disturbed tropical landscape at Pozuzo, Peru. Mammalian Biology, 75: 83-91. Descarga el PDF

  2. Ortega J, Tschapka M, Gonzalez-Terrazas TP, G. Suzan, and R. A. Medellín. 2009. et al. Phylogeography of Musonycteris harrisoni along the Pacific coast of Mexico. Acta Chiropterologica, 11: 259-269. Descarga el PDF

  3. Dumont, E. R., Herrel, A., Medellín, R. A., Vargas, J. and Santana, S.E. 2009. Built to bite: cranial design and function in the wrinkle faced bat (Centurio senex). Journal of Zoology, 279: 329–337. Descarga el PDF

  4. Melo, F.P.L., B. Rodriguez-Herrera, R. L. Chazdon, R. A. Medellín, G. Ceballos. 2009. Small Tent-Roosting Bats Promote Dispersal of Large-Seeded Plants in a Neotropical Forest. Biotropica, 41: 737-743. Descarga el PDF

  5. Ceballos G, Vale MM, Bonacic C, Calvo-Alvarado J, List R, Bynum N, Medellín RA, Simonetti JA, Rodriguez JP  2009. Conservation Challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America Section. Conservation Biology, 23: 811-817. Descarga el PDF

  6. Colchero, F., R. A. Medellín, J. S. Clark, R. Lee, and G. G. Katul. Predicting population survival under future climate change: density dependence, drought and extraction in an insular bighorn sheep. Journal of Animal Ecology, 78: 666-673. Descarga el PDF

  7. Vargas-Contreras JA, Medellín RA, Escalona-Segura G, et al. 2009. Vegetation complexity and bat-plant dispersal in Calakmul, Mexico. Journal of Natural History, 43: 219-243. Descarga el PDF


  1. Tschapka, M., E. Sperr, L.A. Caballero, and R. A. Medellín. 2008. Diet and cranial morphology of Musonycteris harrisoni, a highly specialized nectar-feeding bat in western Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 89:924-932. Descarga el PDF

  2. Rodriguez-Herrera, B., Medellín, RA., Gamba-Rios, M. 2008. Roosting requirements of white tent-making bat Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera : Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 10:89-95. Descarga el PDF

  3. Schipper et al. (R. A. Medellín es el autor 80 de 130). 2008. The status of the world's land and marine mammals: Diversity, threat, and knowledge. SCIENCE, 322: 225-230. Descarga el PDF

  4. da Silva AG, Gaona O, Medellín R. A. 2008. Diet and trophic structure in a community of fruit-eating bats in Lacandon Forest, Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 89:43-49. Descarga el PDF

  5. Federico, P., T. G. Hallam, G. F. McCracken, S. Purucker, W. Grant, A. N. Sandoval, J. Westbrook, R. A. Medellín, C. Cleveland, C. G. Sansone, J. D. López Jr., M. Betke, A. Moreno-Valdez, T. H. Kunz. 2008. Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as insect pest regulators in transgenic and conventional cotton crops. Ecological Applications, 18: 826-837. Descarga el PDF


  1. Soberon, J. and R. A. Medellín. 2007. Categorization Systems of Threatened Species. Conservation Biology, 21:1366–1367. Descarga el PDF

  2. Sanchez R, and R. A. Medellín. 2007. Food habits of the threatened bat Leptonycteris nivalis (Chiroptera : Phyllostomidae) in a mating roost in Mexico. Journal of Natural History, 41: 1753–1764. Descarga el PDF

  3. Elizalde–Arellano C, J.C. Lopez–Vidal, J. Arroyo–Cabrales, R. A. Medellín, and J.W. Laundre. 2007. Food sharing behavior in the hairy–legged vampire bat Diphylla ecaudata. Acta Chiropterologica, 9: 314–319. Descarga el PDF

  4. Velarde, E., R. Avila–Flores R, and R. A. Medellín. 2007. Endemic and introduced vertebrates in the diet of the barn owl (Tyto alba) on two islands in the Gulf of California, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist, 52: 284–290. Descarga el PDF

  5. Rodriguez, J.P., A.B. Taber, P. Daszak, R. Sukumar, C. Valladares–Padua, S. Padua S, L.F. Aguirre, R. A. Medellín, M. Acosta, A.A. Aguirre, C. Bonacic, P. Bordino, J. Bruschini, D. Buchori, S. Gonzalez, T. Mathew, M. Mendez, L. Mugica, L.F. Pacheco, A. P. Dobson, and M. Pearl. 2007. Environment – Globalization of conservation: a view from the south. SCIENCE, 317(5839): 755–756. Descarga el PDF

  6. Rodriguez, J.P., A.B. Taber, P. Daszak, R. Sukumar, C. Valladares–Padua, S. Padua S, L.F. Aguirre, R. A. Medellín, M. Acosta, A.A. Aguirre, C. Bonacic, P. Bordino, J. Bruschini, D. Buchori, S. Gonzalez, T. Mathew, M. Mendez, L. Mugica, A. P. Dobson, and M. Pearl. 2007. Global and local conservation priorities – Response. SCIENCE, 318(5855): 1380–1382. Descarga el PDF

  7. Mendez, M., A. Gomez, N. Bynum, R. A. Medellín, A. L. Porzecanski, and E. Sterling. 2007. Availability of Formal Academic Programs in Conservation Biology in Latin America. Conservation Biology, 21:1399–1403. Descarga el PDF


  1. Rodríguez–Herrera, B., R. A. Medellín, and M. Gamba–Ríos. 2006. Tent building by female Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in Costa Rica. Acta Chiropterologica, 8:557–560. Descarga el PDF

  2. McFadden, K.W., R. N. Sambrotto, R. A. Medellín, M. E. Gompper. 2006. Feeding habits of endangered pygmy raccoons (Procyon pygmaeus) based on stable isotope and fecal analyses. Journal of Mammalogy, 87(3): 501–509. Descarga el PDF

  3. Cleveland, C.J., M. Betke, P. Federico, J. D. Frank, T. G. Hallam, J. Horn, J. D. Lopez, G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellín, A. Moreno–Valdez, C. G. Sansone, J. K. Westbrook, and T. H. Kunz. 2006. Economic value of the pest control service provided by Brazilian free–tailed bats in south–central Texas. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5: 238–243. Descarga el PDF


  1. Arroyo–Cabrales J., E.K.V. Kalko, R. K. LaVal, J. E. Maldonado, R. A. Medellín, O.J. Polaco, and B. Rodriguez–Herrera. 2005. Rediscovery of the Mexican flat–headed bat Myotis planiceps (Vespertilionidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 7: 309–314. Descarga el PDF

  2. Russell A.L., Medellín R. A., McCracken G.F. 2005. Genetic variation and migration in the Mexican free–tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana). Molecular Ecology, 14: 2207–2222. Descarga el PDF


  1. McCarthy M. A., Keith D. A., Tietjen J., Burgman M. A., Maunder M., Master L. L., Brook B. W., Mace G. M., Possingham H. P., Medellín R. A., Andelman S. J., Regan H. M., Regan T. J. and Ruckelshaus M. 2004. Comparing predictions of extinction risk using models and subjective judgement. Acta Oecologica, 26:67–74. Descarga el PDF

  2. Vazquez, L. B., G. N. Cameron, and R. A. Medellín. 2004. Characteristics of diet of Peromyscus aztecus and Reithrodontomys fulvescens in Montane Western Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 85: 196–205. Descarga el PDF

  3. Avila–Flores, R. y R. A. Medellín. 2004. Ecological, taxonomic, and physiological correlates of cave use by Mexican bats. Journal of Mammalogy, 85(4): 675–687. Descarga el PDF 


  1. Zarza H., Medellín R. A., Perez S. 2003. First record of the yucatan deer mouse, Peromyscus yucatanicus (Rodentia : Muridae) from Guatemala. Southwestern Naturalist, 48: 310–312. Descarga el PDF

  2. Medellín, R. A. 2003. Diversity and conservation of bats in México: research priorities, strategies, and actions. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 31: 87-97. Descarga el PDF


  1. Gómez de Silva, H., and R. A. Medellín. 2002. Are land bird assemblages functionally saturated? An empirical test in Mexico. Oikos, 96:169–181. Descarga el PDF

  2. Sanderson E. W., Redford K. H., Chetkiewicz C. L. B., Medellín R. A., Rabinowitz AR, Robinson JG, Taber AB. 2002. Planning to save a species: the jaguar as a model. Conservation Biology, 16: 58–72. Descarga el PDF

  3. Possingham HP, Andelman SJ, Burgman MA, Medellín RA, Master LL, Keith DA. 2002. Limits to the use of threatened species lists. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17(11): 503–507. Descarga el PDF


  1. Gómez de Silva, H., and R. A. Medellín. 2001. Evaluating completeness of species lists for conservation and macroecology: a case study of Mexican land birds. Conservation Biology, 15: 1384-1395. Descarga el PDF

  2. Brunet, A. K., and R. A. Medellín. 2001. The species area relationship in bat assemblages of tropical caves. Journal of Mammalogy 82:1114 1122. Descarga el PDF 


  1. Vázquez, L. B., R. A. Medellín, and G. N. Cameron. 2000. Population and community ecology of small rodents in montane forest of western Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 81:77 85. Descargar el PDF en Español o en Inglés

  2. Medellín, R. A., M. Equihua, and M. Amin. 2000. Bat diversity and abundance as indicators of disturbance in Neotropical rainforests. Conservation Biology, 4: 1666-1675. Descarga el PDF


  1. Medellín, R. A., and J. Soberón. 1999. Predictions of mammal diversity on four land masses. Conservation Biology, 13: 143–149. Descarga el PDF

  2. Medellín, R. A. and O. Gaona. 1999. Seed dispersal by bats and birds in forest and disturbed habitats in Chiapas, Mexico. Biotropica, 31: 432–441. Descarga el PDF


  1. Ceballos, G., P. Rodríguez and R. A. Medellín. 1998. Assessing conservation priorities in Megadiverse Mexico: patterns of mammalian diversity, endemicity, and endangerment. Ecological Applications, 8: 8–17. Descarga el PDF

  2. Medellín, R. A., and M. Equihua. 1998. Mammal species richness and habitat use in rainforest and abandoned agricultural fields in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Applied Ecology, 35: 13–23. Descarga el PDF

  3. Medellín, R. A., A. L. Gardner and M. Aranda. 1998. The taxonomic status of the Yucatan brown brocket deer (Mammalia: Cervidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 11: 1–14. Descarga el PDF

  4. Allen–Wardell, G., P. Bernhardt, R. Bitner, A. Burquez, S. Buchmann, J. Cane, P. A. Cox, V. Dalton, P. Feinsinger, D. Inouye, M. Ingram, C. E. Jones, K. Kennedy, P. Kevan, H. Koopowitz, R. A. Medellín, S. Medellín–Morales, G. P. Nabhan, B. Pavlik, V. Tepedino, P. Torchio, and S. Walker. 1998. The potential consequences of pollinator declines on the conservation of biodiversity and stability of food crop yields. Conservation Biology, 12: 8–17. Descarga el PDF

  5. Medellín, R. A. 1998. True international collaboration: now or never. Conservation Biology, 12: 939–940. Descarga el PDF


  1. Medellín, R. A. 1994. Mammal diversity and conservation in the Selva Lacandona, Chiapas, Mexico. Conservation Biology, 8: 780–799. Descarga el PDF

  2. Medellín, R. A. 1994. Seed dispersal of Cecropia obtusifolia by two species of opossums. Biotropica, 26: 400–407. Descarga el PDF

  3. Medellín, R. A., G. Cancino. A. Clemente, and R. Guerrero. 1992. Noteworthy records of three mammals from México. Southwestern Naturalist, 37: 427–429. Descarga el PDF

  4. Medellín, R. A. 1988. Prey of Chrotopterus auritus, with notes on feeding behavior. Journal of Mammalogy, 69: 841–844. Descarga el PDF

  5. Urbano–V., G., O. Sánchez–H., G. Téllez–G., and R. A. Medellín. 1987. Additional records of Mexican mammals. Southwestern Naturalist, 32: 134–137. Descarga el PDF

  6. Sánchez–Herrera, O., G. Téllez–Girón, R. A. Medellín, and G. Urbano–Vidales. 1986. New records of mammals from Quintana Roo, México. Mammalia, 50: 275–278. Descarga el PDF

  7. Medellín, R. A., G. Urbano–V., O. Sánchez–H., G. Téllez–G., y H. Arita. 1986. Notas sobre murciélagos del este de Chiapas. Southwestern Naturalist, 31: 532–534. Descarga el PDF

  8. Medellín, R. A. 1983. Tonatia bidens and Mimon crenulatum in Chiapas, México. Journal of Mammalogy, 64: 150. Descarga el PDF