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Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico
(from Yécora to the Sinaloa Border)

Selected References

General

Bowden, Charles, Jack W. Dykinka, and Paul S. Martin. 1993. The Secret Forest. The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

Cartron, Jean-Luc E., Gerardo Ceballos, and Richard S. Felger (eds.). 2005. Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico. Oxford U. Press.

Diario Oficial de la Federación. 1966. Area de Protección de flora y fauna silvestres y acuáticas, Sierra de Alamos-Río Cuchujaqui. Tomo DXIV, No. 15, Mécico, D.F.

French, Rachel. 1962. Alamos -- Sonora's city of silver. The Smoke Signal 5:1-16.

Hilton, John W. 1947. Sonora Sketchbook. Macmillan, New York.

Phillips, Steven J., and Patricia W. Comus (eds.). A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert. ASDM Press/University of California Press.

Schoenhals, Louise C. 1988. A Spanish-English Glossary of Mexican Flora and Fauna. Summer Institute of Linguistics, Mexico City.

 

 

Flora and Vegetation

Anderson, Edward. 2001. The Cactus Family. Dioscorides Press/Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

Beetle, Alan A., and Donald G. Johnson. 1991. Gramineas de Sonora, Secretaría de Agricultura y Recursos Hidráulicos, Hermosillo.

Bogler, David. ????. A monograph of Dasylirion (Nolinaceae). Systematic Monographs The American Society of Plant Taxonomists, Ann Arbor, Michigan [Need to complete. can't find on web - MAD]

Bogler, D. J. (1995). Systematics of Dasylirion: taxonomy and molecular phylogeny. Bol. Soc. Bot. México 56: 6976.

Brown, David E. 1982. Sinaloan thornscrub. Desert Plants 4:101-105

Brown, David E., and Charles H. Lowe. 1980. Biotic communities of the Southwest. United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service General Technical Report, RM-78 (map). Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experimental Station, Fort Collins.

Brown, David E., Charles H. Lowe, and Charles P. Pase. 1979. A digitized classification system for the biotic communities of North America, with commiunity (series) and association examples for the Southwest. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 14:1-16.

Bullock, S. H., Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York

Bullock, S. H. 1995. Plant reproduction in neotropical dry forests. Pp. 277-303 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York

Búrquez, Alberto, Angelina Martínez-Y., Richard S. Felger, and David Yetman. 1999. Vegetation and habitat diversity at the southern edgof the Sononran Desert. Pp 36-67 in Robert H. Robichaux (ed.) Ecology of Sonoran Desert Plants and Plant Communities, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Búrquez, Alberto, Angelina Martínez-Y., and Paul S. Martin. 1992. From the high Sierra Madre to the coast: changes in vegetation along highway 16, Maycoba-Hermosillo. Pp. 239-252 in K. F. Clark, Jaime Roldán, and Robert H. Schmidt (eds.), Geology and Mineral Resources of the Northern Sierra Madre Occidental. Guidebook, El Paso Geological Survey Publication No. 24, El Paso.

Castellanos, J., J. M. Maass, and J. Kummerow. 1991. Root biomass of a tropical deciduous forest. Plant and Soil 24:270-274.

Cuevas, E. 1995. Biology of the belowground system of tropical dry forests. Pp. 362-383 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.), Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Everitt, B. L. 1968. Use of the cottonwood in an investigation of the recent history of a flood plain. American Journal of Science 266: 417-439.

Felger, Richard S., and Mark A. Dimmitt. The orchids (Orchidaceae) of northwestern Mexico. Unpublished ms.

Felger, Richard S., Matthew B. Johnson, and Michael F. Wilson. 2001. The Trees of Sonora, Mexico. Oxford University Press. French, Rachel. 1962. Alamos -- Sonora's city of silver. The Smoke Signal 5:1-16

Felger, R. S., and E. Joyal 1999. The palms (Arecaeae) of Sonora, Mexico, Aliso 18:1-18.

Ferrucci, María S, and Pedro Acevedo-R. 1998. Cardiospermum cuchujaquense (Sapindaceae), a new species from Sonora, Mexico. Novon 8:235-238.

Freeze, R. 1989. Mayo de Los Capomos. Mexico City: El Colegio de México.

Friedman, Samuel L. 1996. Vegetation and Flora of the Coastal Plains of the Río Mayo Region, southern, Sonora, Mexico. Masters thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe

Friedman, Samuel L., Thomas R. Van Devender, Aa. L. Reina-G., David A. Yetman, Victor W. Steinmann, Andrew C. Sanders, Philip D. Jenkins, Stephanie A. Meyer, Richard S. Felger, and Rigoberto A. López E. 1996. Noteworthy Collections. Sonora. Madroño 43:532-538.

Gentry, Alwyn. 1995. Diversity and floristic composition of neotropical dry forests. Pp. 146-194 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.), Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York

Gentry, Howard. S. 1942. Río Mayo Plants. A Study of the Río Mayo, Sonora. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication No. 527, Washington, D.C.

Gentry, Howard S. 1972. The agave family in Sonora. Agricultural Handbook No. 399, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Gentry, Howard S. 1982. The Agaves of Continental North America. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Gentry, Howard S. 1982. Sinaloan deciduous forest. Desert Plants 4:73-77.

Goldberg, D. E. 1982. The distribution of evergreen and deciduous trees relative to soil type: an example from the Sierra Madre, Mexico, and a general model. Ecology 63: 942-951.

Holbrook, N. M., J. L. Whitbeck, and Harold A. Mooney. 1995. Drought responses of neotropical dry forest trees. Pp. 243-276 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Hunt, David (with assistance from Nigel Taylor & Graham Charles). 2006. The New Cactus Lexicon. Published by dh books, Milborne Port, England.

Krizman, Richard D. 1972. Environment and Season in a Tropical Deciduous Forest in Northeastern Mexico. Unpubl. Ph.D. diss., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Laferriére, Joseph E. 1994. Vegetation and flora of the Mountain Pima village of Nabogame, Chihuahua, Mexico. Phytologia 77 102-140.

Lenz, Lee W. 1992. An Annotated Catalogue of the Plants of the Cape Region, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The Cape Press, Claremont, California.

León de la Luz, José Luis, José L. Pérez-N., Manual Domínguez-L., and R. Domínguez-C. 1999. Flora de la región del Cabo de Baja California Sur. Listados florísticos de México XVIII. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Autónoma de México, D.F.

Lott, Emily J. 1993. Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of the Chamela Bay region, Jalisco, Mexico. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 148:1-60.

Martin, Paul S., David A. Yetman, Mark Fishbein, Philip Jenkins, Thomas R. Van Devender, and Rebecca K. Wilson (eds.). 1998. Gentry's Río Mayo Plants. The Tropical Deciduous Forest and Environs of Northwest Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Martínez-Y., Angelina. 1995. Biomass distribution and primary productivity of tropical dry forests.326-345 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Medina, Ernesto. 1995. Diversity of life forms of higher plants in neotropical dry forests Pp. 221-243 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Miranda, F. and E. Hernandez-X. 1963. Los tipos de vegetación de México y su clasificación. Boletín de Sociedad Botanica de Mexico. 28:29-179.

Noguera, Felipe A., Jorge H. Vega-R., Alfonso N. García-A., and Mauricio Queseda-A. (eds.). 2002. Historia Natural de Chamela. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México.

Paredes A., R., T. R. Van Devender, and R. S. Felger. 2000. Cactáceas de Sonora: Su Diversidad, Uso y Conservación. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Tucson.

Reichenbacher, Frank W., S. Franson, David E. Brown.1998. The Biotic Communities of North America. Map. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

Reina G., Ana L., Thomas R. Van Devender, William Trauba, and Alberto Búrquez-M. 1999. Caminos de Yécora. Notes on the vegetation and flora of Yécora, Sonora. Pp. 137-144 in Dolores Vásquez del Castillo, Magdalena Ortega-N., and Carlos A. Yocupicio-C. (eds.), Symposium Internacional sobre la Utilización y Aprovechamiento de la Flora Silvestre de Zonas Aridas, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo.

Robichaux, Robert H., and David A. Yetman (eds.). 2000. The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press. Tucson.

Rose, John N. 1891. List of plants collected by Dr. Edward Palmer in 1890 in western Mexico and Arizona, at Alamos. Contributions to the United States National Herbarium 1:91-116.

Rzedowski, Jerzy. 1978. Vegetación de México. Editorial Limusa, Mexico City, Mexico.

Shreve, F. 1934. Vegetation of the northwestern coast of México. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 61:373-380

Shreve, F. 1937. Lowland vegetation of Sinaloa. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 64:605-613

Shreve, F. and I. Wiggins 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran Desert. Stanford University Press. Palo Alto.

Spellenberg, Richard, Toutcha Lebgue, and Rafael Corral-D. 1996. A specimen-based, annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Parque Nacional "Cascada de Basaseachi" and adjacent areas, Chihuahua, Mexico. Listados Florísticos de Mexico XII:1-72.

Standley, Paul C. 1920-1926. Trees and Shrubs of Mexico. Contributions to the United States National Herbarium 23:1-1721.

Steinmann, Victor W. 1996. A revision of the Euphorbia dioscoreoides complex (Euphorbiaceae). Aliso 14:219-226.

Steinmann, Victor W., and Richard S. Felger. 1997. The Euphorbiaceae of Sonora, Mexico. Aliso 16:1-71.

Trejo, I., and R. Dirzo. 2000. Deforestation of seasonally dry tropical forest: a national and local analysis in Mexico. Biological conservation 94:133-142.

Turner, R. M., J. E. Bowers, and T. L. Burgess 1995. Sonoran Desert Plants: an Ecological Atlas. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Valenzuela Y., H. 1984. Utilización de las plantas en la comunidad mayo de los Buayums, Municipio de Navojoa. Dirección general de culturas populares. Secretaría de Educación Popular. Place of publication unknown. Manuscript in University of Arizona Special Collections, Tucson.

Vásquez-León, M., and D. Liverman.2004. The political ecology of land-use change: affluent ranchers and destitute farmers in the Mexican Municipio of Alamos. Human Organization 63:21-33.

Van Devender, Thomas R., William A. Calder, Karen Krebbs, Ana L. Reina-G., Stephen M. Russell, and Ruth O. Russell. 2004. Hummingbird plants and potential nectar corridors for the rufous hummingbird in Sonora, Mexico. Pp. 96-121 in Gary P. Nabhan, Richard C. Brusca, and L. Holter (eds.). Conserving Migratory Pollinators and Nectar Corridors in Western North America. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Van Devender, Thomas R., John R. Reeder, Charlotte G. Reeder, and Ana L. Reina-G. 2005. Distribution and diversity of grasses in the Yécora region of the Sierra Madre Occidental of eastern Sonora, Mexico. Pp. 107-121 in Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Gerardo Ceballos, and Richard S. Felger (eds.), Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in northern Mexico. Oxford University Press.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Ana L. Reina-G., María Cristina Peñalba G., and Carmen I. Ortega-R. 2003. The Ciénega de Camilo: a threatened habitat in the Sierra Madre Occidental of eastern Sonora, Mexico. Madroño 50:187-195.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Andrew C. Sanders, Victor W. Steinmann, Rebecca K. Van Devender, Stephanie A. Meyer, John H. Wiens, David A. Yetman, Philip D. Jenkins, Eduardo López-S. Rigoberto A. López-E., and James D. Freeh. 1995. Noteworthy collections. Sonora Madroño 42:411-418.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Andrew C. Sanders, Rebecca K. Wilson, and Stephanie A. Meyer. 2000. Vegetation, flora, and seasons of the Río Cuchujaqui, a tropical deciduous forest near Alamos, Sonora, México. Pp. 36-101 in Robert H. Robichaux and David A. Yetman (eds.), The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos: Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Vázquez-G., J. A., R. Cuevas-G., T. S. Cochrane, Hugh. H. Iltis, F. J. Santana-M., and L. Guzmán-H. 1995. Flora de Manantlán. Botanical ResearchInstitute, Sida, Botanical Miscellany No. 13, Fort Worth, Texas.

Wiggins, Ira L. 1980. Flora of Baja California. Stanford University Press, Stanford.

Wiseman, Frederick M. 1980. The edge of the tropics: the transition from tropical to subtropical ecosystems in Sonora, Mexico. Pp. 141-156 in W. V. Davidson and J. J. Parsons (eds.), Geoscience and Man XXI. School of Geoscience, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

Yetman, David A., Thomas R. Van Devender, Philip Jenkins, and Mark Fishbein. 1995. The Río Mayo: a history of studies. Journal of the Southwest 37:294-345.

Ethnobotany and Cultural History

Bañuelos-F., N. 1999. De plantas, mujeres y salud. Centro de investigación en alimentación y desarollo, Hermosillo, Sonora.

Bañuelos-F., N., and Alberto Búrquez. 1996. Las plantas. Una estrategía de salud en la medicina doméstica mayo. Estudios Sociales 12:163-189.

Beals, R. 1943. The Aboriginal Culture of the Cáhita Indians. University of California, Press, Berkeley.

Beals, R. 1945. The contemporary culture of the Cájita Indians. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Indian Ethnology Bulletin Bo. 142, U. S. Government Printing office, Washington, D.C.

Burns, Barney T.,Mahina Drees, Gary P. Nabhan, and Suzanne C. Nelson. 2000. Crop diversity among indigenous farming cultures in the tropical deciduous forest. Pp. 152-171 in Robert H. Robichaux and David A. Yetman (eds.), The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Bye, Robert. 1995. Ethnobotany of the Mexican tropical dry forests. Pp. 423-438 in Stephen H. Bullock, Harold A. Mooney, and Ernesto Medina (eds.). 1995. Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests, Cambridge University Press, New York.

Collard, D. and E. Collard 1962. Castellano-mayo, mayo-castellano. Mexico City: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

Crumrine, R. 1977. The Mayo Indians of Sonora: A People Who Refuse to Die. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Crumrine, R. 1983. Mayo. Pp. 264-275 in A. Ortiz, editor. Handbook of North American Indians. Smithsonian Institutiongton, Washington, D.C.

Gentry, Howard S. 1963. The Warihio Indians of Sonora-Chihuahua: an ethnographic survey. Smithsonian Institution of Washington Publication No. 65, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington , D.C.

German-E., J. L, L. Ríos-R., C. E. Flores-G., and O. S. Ayala-P. 1987. Genesis y desarollo de la cultura mayo de Sonora. Instituto tecnológico de Ciudad Obregón, Sonora.

Hodgson, Wendy C. 2001. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Hu-Dehart, E. 1981. Missionaries, Miners, and Indians: Spanish Contact with the Yaqui Nation of Northwestern New Spain, 1533-1820. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Hu-Dehart, E. 1984. Yaqui Resistance and Survival: the Struggle for Land and Autonomy. 1821-1910. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

Krizman, Richard D. 1968. Manuel Vaquasewa, a chair maker from Alamos, Sonora, Mexico. Keystone Folklore Quarterly Summer 103-110.

Nabhan, Gary P., and J. M. DeWet. 1984. P anicum sonorum in Sonoran Desert agriculture. Economic Botany 38:65-82.

OConnor, M. I. 1989. Descendants of Totoliguoqui, Ethnicity and Economics in the Mayo Valley. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.

Pfefferkorn, I. 1949. Sonora: a Description of the Province. T. Treutlein, editor and translator. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

Reina-G., Ana L. 1993. Contribución a la introducción de nuevos cultivos en Sonora: las plantas medicinales de los Pimas Bajos del Municipios de Yécora. Undergraduate thesis, Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo.

Roca, P. 1967. Paths of the padres through Sonora: An illustrated history and guide to its Spanish churches. Arizona Pioneers Historical Society, Tucson.

Sauer, Carl. 1935. Aboriginal Populations of Northwest Mexico. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Sobarzo, H. 1991. Vocabulario sonorense. Gobierno del Estado, Hermosillo, Sonora.

Spicer, Edward. 1962. Cycles of Conquest. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Spicer, Edward. 1980. The Yaquis: A Cultural History. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Stagg, A. 1978. The Almadas and Alamos: 1783-1867. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Troncoso, F. P. 1905. Las guerras con las tribus yaqui y mayo del estado de Sonora. Departamento del estado mayor, México, D.F.

Vázquez, R. E. 1955. Geografía del estado de Sonora. Pluma y lápiz de México, México.

Villa, E. 1951. La historia del estado de Sonora. Editorial Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora.

Villalpando, E. 1985. Los grupos agrícolas de Sonora en la época prehispánica, Pp. 225-234 in S. Calderón- V. (ed.), Historia general de Sonora I. Gobierno del Estado, Hermosillo, Sonora.

West, R. C. 1993. Sonora: Its Geographical Personality. University of Texas Press, Austin.

Yetman, D. 1995. San Bernardo revisited. Journal of the Southwest 37:142-156

Yetman, D. 1998. Scattered Round Stones: a Mayo Village in Sonora. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

Yetman, David. 2002. The Guarijios of the Sierra Madre. Hidden People of Northwestern Mexico. The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

Yetman, David A., and Thomas R. Van Devender. 2002. The Mayos of Northwest Mexico. Their History, Land, and Ethnobotany. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Yetman, David A., Thomas R. Van Devender, Rigoberto A. López-E., and Ana L. Reina-G. 2000. Monte mojino: Mayo people and trees in southern Sonora. Pp. 102-151 in Robert H. Robichaux and David A. Yetman (eds.), The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

 

Animals: Invertebrates

Búrquez, Alberto. 1997. Distributional limits of Euglossine and Meliponine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in northwestern Mexico. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 73:137-140.

Irwin, M. E. 2001. Species composition and seasonal flight periodicity of stiletto flies (Diptera: Therevidae) occurring along the Kuiseb River, Gobabeb, Namibia. Cimbebasia 17: 169-175.

Irwin, M. E., L. R. Nault, C. Godoy, and G. E. Kampmeier. 2000. Diversity and movement patterns of leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in a heterogeneous tropical landscape: Implications for redressing the integrated pest management paradigm. Chapter 9, pages 141-168, in B. Ekbom, M. E. Irwin, and Y. Robert, eds., Interchanges of insects between agricultural and surrounding landscapes. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. 239 pp.

Kampmeier, G. E., and M. E. Irwin. 2006. Meeting the interrelated challenges of tracking specimen, nomenclature, and literature data in Mandala. Pp. ?? in T. Pape, R. Meier, and D. Bickel (eds.) Diptera Diversity: Status, Challenges and Tools. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, in press.

Smith, A. R. 1994. Study of the Theraphosidae Family from North America. Volume 2. Tarantulas of the USA and Mexico, pp. 123-124.

 

Animals: Fishes

 

Animals: Amphibians and Reptiles

Bogert, Charles M., and J. A. Oliver. 1945. A preliminary analysis of the herpetofauna of Sonora. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 83:297-426.

Bury, R. Bruce, David J. Germano, Thomas R. Van Devender, and Brent E. Martin. 2002. The desert tortoise in Mexico. Distribution, ecology, and conservation. Pp. 86-108 in Thomas R. Van Devender (ed.) The Sonoran Desert Tortoise. Natural History, Biology and Conservation, University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Heringhi, H. L. 1969. An ecological survey of the herpetofauna of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico. Master's thesis, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Liner, Ernest M. 1994. Scientific and common names for the amphibians and reptiles of Mexico. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Herpetological Circular No. 23, Athens, Ohio.

Lowe, Charles H., and C. Wayne Howard. 1975. Viviparity and reproductive pattern in Phrynosoma ditmarsi in Sonora, Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist 20:265-270.

Lowe, Charles H., and C. Wayne Howard. 1971. A population of Phrynosoma ditmarsi from Sonora, Mexico.

Lowe, Charles H., Clyde J. Jones, and John W. Wright. 1968. A new plethodontid salamander from Sonora, Mexico. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History 140: 1-11.

Perrill, Robert H. 1983. Phrynosoma ditmarsi. Herpetological Review 14:123.

Schwalbe, Cecil R., and Charles H. Lowe. Amphibians and reptiles of the Sierra de Alamos. Pp. 172-199 in Robert H. Robichaux and Dvid. A. Yetman (eds.) The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Smith, Hobart M., and Edward H. Taylor. 1945. An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Snakes of Mexico. U. S. National Museum, Bulletin No. 187, Washington, D.C.

Smith, Hobart M., and Edward H. Taylor. 1948. An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Mexico. U. S. National Museum, Bulletin No. 194, Washington, D.C.

Smith, Hobart M., and Edward H. Taylor. 1950. An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Reptiles of Mexico exclusive of the Snakes. U. S. National Museum, Bulletin No. 199, Washington, D.C.

Smith, Hobart M., and Edward H. Taylor. 1966. Herpetology of Mexico. Annotated Checklists and Keys to the Amphibians and Reptiles. A Reprint of Bulletins 187, 194, and 199 of U. S. National Museum with a list of susequent Taxonomic Innovations. Eric Lundberg, Ashton. Maryland.

Stebbins, Robert C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.

Tanner, Wilmer S. 1983. Lampropeltis pyromelana (Cope). Sonoran mountain kingsnake. Catalog of American Amphibians and Reptiles 342:1-2.

Van Devender, Thomas R., and Roger Conant. 1990. Pleistocene forests and copperheads in the eastern United States and the historical biogeography of New World Agkistrodon. Pp. 601-614 in Howard. K. Gloyd and Roger Conant, Snakes of the Agkistrodon Complex: A Monographic Review. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Monographic Series, Oxford, Ohio.

Van Devender, Thomas R., and Charles H. Lowe. 1977. Amphibians and reptiles of Yepómera, Chihuahua, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 11:41-50.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Charles H. Lowe, and Howard E. Lawler. 1994. Factors influencing the distribution of the neotropical vine snake Oxybelis aeneus in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. Herpetological Natural History 2:27-44.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Peter A. Holm, and Charles H. Lowe. 1989. Pseudoeurycea bellii sierraoccidentalis (pine-oak salamander). Life history notes; habitat. Herpetological Review 20: 48-49.

Van Devender, Thomas. R., Carles. H. Lowe, and Peter A. Holm. 1989. Pseudoeurycea bellii sierraoccidentalis (pine-oak salamander). Geographic distribution. Herpetological Review 20: 48-49.

Wiewandt, Thomas A., Charles H. Lowe, and Mervin W. Larson. 1972. Occurence of Hypopachus variolosus (Cope) in the short-tree forest of southern Sonora. Herpetologica 28:162-164.

Woodin, William H. 1950. Notes on Arizona species of Thamnophis. Herpetologica 6:39-40.

Woodin, William H. No date. Ecology and geographic variation of the Arizona mountain kingsnake. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Animals: Birds

Alden, P. 1969. Finding the birds in western Mexico. A guide to the states of Sonora, Sinaloa and Nayarit. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Buckland, S. T., D. R. Anderson, K. P. Burnham, J. L. Laake, D. L. Borchers, and L. Thomas. 2001. Introduction to Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.

Carlson, B. 1978. 1243 Alamos, Sonora, México. American Birds 33:675-676.

Carlson, B. 1980. 1332 Alamos, Sonora, México. American Birds 35:738.

Carlson, B. 1981. 1397 Alamos, Sonora, México. American Birds 35:768.

Clark, T.O. 1984. Notable records of birds from eastern Sonora, Mexico. Western Birds 15:134-136.

De Sante, D. F., K. M. Burton, P. Velez, and D. Frohelich. 2003. MAPS Manual 2003 Protocol. The Institute for bird populations, Point Reyes Station, CA.

Escalante, P., A. M. Sada, and J. R. Gil. 1996. Listado de nombres de las aves de México. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, México, D.F.

Flesch, A. D. 2003. Perch site selection and spatial use by cactus ferruginous pygmy-owls in south-central Arizona. Journal of Raptor Research 37:151-157.

Gallucci, T. 1981. Summer birds records from Sonora, Mexico. American Birds 35:243-247.

Harrison, E. and L.F. Kiff. 1977. The nest and egg of the Black solitary eagle. Condor 79:132-133.

Hutto, R. L. 2000. On the importance of en route periods to the conservation of migratory birds. Studies in Avian Biology 20:109-114.

Johnson, D. J, and T. W. Sherry. 2001. Effects of food availability on the distribution of migratory warblers among habitats in Jamaica. Journal of Animal Ecology 70: 546-560.

Johnson, M. D. 2000. Evaluation of an arthropod sampling technique useful in measuring food availability for forest insectivores. Journal of Field Ornithology 71:88-109.

Kelly, J. F., and R. L. Hutto. 2005. An east-west comparison of migration in North American wood warblers. The Condor 107:197-211.

Levinson, S. T. 1979. The social behavior of the White-fronted amazon parrot, Amazona albifrons (Psittaciformes). M.S. thesis, California State University, Fullerton.

Levinson, S. T. 1981. The social behavior of the White-fronted amazon ( Amazona albifrons). ICBP Tech. Publ. pp:403-417.

Marshall, J. T., Jr. 1957. Birds of pine-oak woodland in southern Arizona and adjacent Mexico. Pacific Coast Avifauna (32):125.

Martin, T. E. and D. M. Finch (eds.). 1995. Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds: A Synthesis and Review of Critical Issues. Oxford University Press, New York.

Medina-G., G., A. Martínez, and M. Holmgren. 1985. Descripción cuanti-cualitativa de la comunidad Ornitológica de la desembocadura del Río Fuerte, Sinaloa y zonas adyacentes. Mem. I Simp. Intern. Fauna Silvestre pp:364-396.

Monson, Gale. 1986. Gray-collared becard in Sonora. American Birds 40:562- 563.

Moore, F. R., and D. A. Aborn. 2000. Mechanisms of en route habitat selection: How do migrants make habitat decisions during stopover? Studies in Avian Biology 20:34-42.

Moore, R. T. 1932. A new motmot from Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 45:109-112.

Moore, R. T. 1934. A new race of Lepidocolaptes leucogaster from Sonora, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 47:87-90.

Moore, R.T. 1934. A review of the races of Geococcyx velox. Trans. San Diego Society of Natural History 7:445-468.

Moore, R.T. 1935. A new jay of the genus Cyanocorax from Sinaloa. Auk 52:274- 277.

Moore, R. T. 1935. New birds from northwestern, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 48:111- 114.

Moore, R. T. 1937. Two new owls from Sinaloa, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 50:103- 106.

Moore, R. T. 1937. New races from the genus Otus from northwestern, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 50:63-68.

Moore, R. T. 1937. A new race of Finch's parrot. Auk 54:528-529.

Moore, R. T. 1938. Unusual birds and extensions of ranges in Sonora, Sinaloa and Chihuahua, Mexico. Condor 40:23-28.

Moore, R. T. 1957. Four new birds from northwestern, Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 50:95-100.

Neff, J. A. 1947. Notes on some birds of Sonora, Mexico. Condor 49:32-34.

Nelson, E. W., and E. A. Goldman. 1926. 1. Mexico. Section 3. The Tropics North of the Equator. Naturalist's Guide to the Americas. The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore.

Osorio-T., B. F. 1946. Las aves de Sonora y su distribución. Ciencia 7:163-165.

Petit, D. R. Habitat use by landbirds along Nearctic-Neotropical migration routes: implications for conservation of stopover habitats. Studies in Avian Biology 20::15-33.

Phillips, A. R. 1946. Revision of a distributional survey of the birds of Sonora, Mexico, by J. Van Rossem. Wilson Bulletin 58:56-57.

Pyle, P. 1997. Identification Guide to North American Birds, Part I. Slate Creek Press, Bolinas.

Ralph, C. J., G. R. Geupel, P. Pyle, T. E. Martin, D. F. De Sante, and B. Mila. 1996. Manual de métodos de campo para el monitoreo de aves terrestres. General Technical Report PSW-GTR-159. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA.

Russell, Stephen M. 2000. Birds of the tropical deciduous forest. Pp. 200-244 in Robert H. Robichaux and David A. Yetman (eds.) The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Russell, Stephen M., and Gale Monson. The Birds of Sonora. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Short, L. L. 1974. Nesting of southern Sonora birds during the summer rainy season. Condor 76:21-32.

Skagen, S. K., J. F. Kelley, C. van Riper III, R. L. Hutto, D. M. Finch, D. J. Krueper, and C. P. Melcher. 2005. The Condor 107:212-227.

Van Devender, Thomas R., Karen Krebbs, K., Jean-Luc Cartron, and William A. Calder. 2005. Hummingbird communities along an environmental gradient in the Sierra Madre Occidental of eastern Sonora, Mexico. Pp. 204-224 in Jean-Luc E. Cartron, Gerardo Ceballos, and Richard S. Felger (eds.), Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico. Oxford University Press, New York.

van Rossem, A. J. 1945. A distributional survey of the birds of Sonora, Mexico. Louisiana State University Press, Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology No. 21

 

Animals: Mammals

Brown, David E., and Carlos A. López-G. 2001. Borderland Jaguars: Tigres de la Frontera. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

Burt, William H. 1938. Faunal relationships and geogaphic distribution of mammals in Sonora. Miscellaneous Publications No. 39, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Caire, William. 1978. The distribution and zoogeography of the mammals of Sonora, Mexico. Ph.D. diss., University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Ceballos, Gerardo, and Giselle Oliva. 2005. Los Mamíferos de México. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, México.

Cockrum, E. Lendell. 1963. Notes on mammals from Sonora, Mexico. American Museum Novitates 2138:2-10.

Davis, Goode P., Jr. 1982. Neil B. Carmony and David E. Brown (eds.). Man and Wildlife in Arizona: The American Exploration Period 1824-1865. Arizona Game And Fish Department, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Fa, J. E., and L. E. Morales. 1993. Patterns of mammalian diversity in Mexico. Pp. 319-361 in Biological Diversity of Mexico. Origins and Distribution. T. P. Ramomoorthy, Robert A. Bye, Jr., Anthony Lot, and J. Fa (eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Hall, E. Raymond. 1981. The Mammals of North America. Wiley, New York.

Harris, Arthur H. 1985. Late Pleistocene Vertebrate Paleoecology of the West. University of Texas, Austin.

Hoffmeister, Donald F. Mammals of Arizona. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

McBride, Roy T. 1980. The Mexican wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). A. Historical review and observations on its status and distribution. Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, NM.

Miller, G. S., and R. Kellogg. 1955. List of North American recent mammals. U. S. National Museum Bulletin 205, Washington, D.C.

Nowak, R. H. 1974. The gray wolf in North America, a preliminary report. Reprt to the New York Zoological Garden and U.S. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and wildlife.

Rojero, E. 1998. Listado preliminar de mamíferos del area Sierra de Alamos-Arroyo Cuchujaqui, Instituto del Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable del Estado de Sonora, Hermosillo.

Schwalbe, Cecil R., and Charles H. Lowe. Amphibians and reptiles of the Sierra de Alamos. Pp. 172-199 in Robert H. Robichaux and Dvid. A. Yetman (eds.) The Tropical Deciduous Forest of Alamos. Biodiversity of a Threatened Ecosystem in Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson.

Siminski, D. Peter. 2002. International studbook for the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ.

 

Climate and Geology

Cochemé, J. and D. Dement 1991. Geology of the Yécora area, northern Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico. Geological Society of America Special Paper 254.

Douglas, Michael W., R. A. Maddox, and K. Howard. 1993. The Mexican monsoon. Journal of Climate 6:1665-1677.

Durrenberger R. W. and M. S. Xicotencatl Murrieta. 1978. Clima del Estado de Sonora, México. Arizona State University Climatological Publications, Mexican Climatology Series, no. 3.

Hastings, J. Rodney, and Robert R. Humphrey. 1969. Climatological data and statistics for Sonora and northern Sinaloa. University of Arizona Institute of Atmospheric Physics Technical Reports on the Meteorology and Climatology of Arid Regions 19:1-96

Roldán, J., F. and K. F. Clark. 1992. An overview of the geology and mineral deposits of the northern Sierra Madre Occidental and adjacent areas. Pp 39-65 in K. F. Clark, J. Roldán, Robert H. Schmidt (eds.) Geology and Mineral Resources of the Northern Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico, El Paso Geological Society, El Paso.

Turnage, W. V., and A. L. Hinckley. 1938. Freezing weather in relation to plant distributions in the Sonoran Desert. Ecological Monographs 8:529-550