Publications of C. M. Ritzi

(updated 11 August 2011)

 

Leavitt, D. J., A. F. Leavitt, and C. M. Ritzi.  2010.  Post-grazing changes in vegetation in Big Bend National Park, Texas: A 50-year perspective.  Southwestern Naturalist 55(4): 493-500.

 

Leavitt, D. J., S. R. Goldberg, C. R. Bursey, and C. M. Ritzi. 2010. Aspidoscelis scalaris septemvittata (Big Bend Spotted Whiptail). Endoparasites. Herpetological Review 41: 351-352.

 

Judy, D. J., J. O. Whitaker, Jr., D. W. Sparks, and C. M. Ritzi.  2010.  Unusual migratory behavior by an Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis).  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 

         119(1): 99-100.

Ritzi, C. M., and O. M. Munzer.  2009.  Ectoparasites of the Evening Bat (Nycticeius humeralis) from Michigan. The Great Lakes Entomologist 42(1 & 2): 97-99.

Platt, S. G., C. M. Ritzi, and T. R. Rainwater.  2009.  An historic record of the red-cockaded woodpecker in Indiana.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 118(2): 200-202.

Whitaker, J. O., C. M. Ritzi, and C. W. Dick.  2009.  Collecting and Preserving Ectoparasites for Ecological Study In: Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats.  T. H. Kunz, editor.  Smithsonian Institutional Press. Washington D.C.

Valdez, E. W., C. M. Ritzi, and J. O. Whitaker, Jr. 2009.  Ectoparasites of the occult bat, Myotis occultus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae), in New Mexico and southern Colorado.  Western North American Naturalist 69(3): 364-370.

T. C. Mullet, F. Armstrong, B. Zank, and C. M. Ritzi.  2008.  Predicting the potential distribution of Viola guadalupensis habitat in the Guadalupe Mountains using a GIS-based habitat model: evidence of a new isolated population.  Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2(1): 677-684.

J. J. Storm, and C. M. Ritzi.  2008.  Ectoparasites of small mammals in western Iowa.  Northeastern Naturalist 15(2): 283-292.

Whitaker, J. O. Jr., B. L. Walters, L. K. Castor, C. M. Ritzi, and N. Wilson.  2007.  Host and distribution lists of mites (Acari), parasitic and phoretic, in the hair or on the skin of North American wild mammals north of Mexico: Records since 1974.  Faculty Publications from the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology.  2007: 1-173. (posted at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/parasitologyfacpubs/1)

Leavitt, D. J., C. M. Ritzi, and S. G. Platt.  2007.  Late Nesting of Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) in Big Bend National Park.  Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 40(2): 83.

Bardwell, J. H., C. M. Ritzi , and J. A. Parkhurst.  2007.  Dietary Selection Between Different Size Classes of Larval Jefferson Salamanders (Ambystoma jeffersonianum).  Northeastern Naturalist 14(2): 293-299.

Everson, B.L., C. M. Ritzi , D. W. Sparks, and J. O. Whitaker.  2007.  Foraging Ecology of Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis) at an Urban-rural Interface.  American Midland Naturalist 157: 365-373.

Leavitt, D. J., J. M. Mueller, and C. M. Ritzi.  2007.  Phrynosoma cornutum (Texas Horned Lizard). Winter Activity.  Herpetological Review 38(1):80.

Leavitt, D. J., T. C. Mullet, C. M. Ritzi, and J. R. Skiles. 2007. Hyla cinerea. Geographical Distribution.  Herpetological Review 38(1):97.

Reeves, W. K., L. A Durden, C. M. Ritzi, K. R. Beckham, P. Super, and B. M. OConnor. 2007.  Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA Zootaxa 1392: 31-68.

Walters, B. L., D. W. Sparks, J. O. Whitaker, Jr, and C. M. Ritzi.  2006.  Timing of migration by eastern red bats (Lasiurus borealis) through central Indiana.  Acta Chiroptalogia 8(1): 259-263.

Tuttle, N. M., D. W. Sparks, and C. M. Ritzi.  2005.  Extralimital Record of the Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens) in Indiana.  Bat Research News 46(4): 147.

Sparks, D. W., J. O. Whitaker, Jr, and C. M. Ritzi.  2005.  Foraging ecology of the endangered Indiana bat.  Pp 15-27 In Indiana Bats and Coal Mining, A Technical Interactive Forum (K. C. Vories and A. Harrington, eds).  Office of Surface Mining, U.S. Department of the Interior, Alton, Illinois.

Sparks, D. W., C. M. Ritzi, and B. L. Everson.  2005.  Nocturnal Behavior and Roosting Ecology of a Juvenile Lasiurus cinereus Near Indianapolis.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 114(1): 70-72.

Ulrey, W. A., D. W. Sparks, and C. M. Ritzi.  2005.  Bat Communities in Highly Impacted Areas: Comparing Camp Atterbury to the Indianapolis Airport.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 114(1): 73-76.

Sparks, D. W., C. M. Ritzi, J. E. Duchamp, and J. O. Whitaker Jr.  2005.  Foraging Habitat of Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) at an Urban/Rural Interface.  Journal of Mammalogy 86(4): 713-718.

Ritzi, C. M., B. L. Everson, and J. O. Whitaker, Jr.  2005.  Use of bat boxes by a maternity colony of Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis).  Northeastern Naturalist 12(2): 217-220.

Ritzi, C. M. and C. M. Ritzi.  2005.  Carrion Consumption by a Great Blue Heron (Aves: Ardeinae).  Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 38(1): 17-18.

Ritzi, C. M, B.C. Bartels, and D.W. Sparks.  2005. The Ectoparasites and Food Habits of the Elliotís Short-tailed Shrew, Blarina hylophaga.  Southwestern Naturalist 50(1): 88-93.

Ritzi, C. M., B. L. Everson, B. J. Foster, J. J. Sheets, and D. W. Sparks. 2004.  Urban Ichthyology: Changes in fish community structure along an urban-rural creek in Indiana.  Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 113(1):42-52.

Ritzi, C. M., and J. O. Whitaker, Jr.  2003.  Ectoparasites of small mammals from the Newport Chemical Depot, Vermillion County, Indiana. Northeastern Naturalist 10(2): 149-158.

Sparks, D. W., K. C. Chapman, and C. M. Ritzi.  2003.  Additional ectoparasitic records of bats from Kansas.  Prairie Naturalist 35(1): 49-52.

Ritzi, C. M., T. A. Wethington, and J. O. Whitaker, Jr.  2002.  A summary of ectoparasites, including new host records.  Pp. 216-220 in Kurta, A., and J. Kennedy, eds.  The Indiana bat: biology and management of an endangered species.  Bat Conservation International, Austin, Texas, 253pp.

Ritzi, C. M.  2002.  New ectoparasites records of two rodents from North Carolina.  Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences 118(4): 243-245.

Ritzi, C. M. and D. W. Sparks. 2002.  The Ectoparasites of the Rock Squirrel (Spermophilus

         variegatus grammurus)  in New  Mexico.  Southwestern Entomologist 27(3-4): 257-262.

Ritzi, C. M., E. W. Valdez, and D. W. Sparks.  2002.  New Host and Locality Records of

         Ectoparasites from Arizona and New Mexico.  Southwestern Naturalist 47(3): 453-456.

Goff, M. L., C. M. Ritzi, and C. L. Hice.  2002.  A New Species of Polylopadium Brennan &

         Jones, 1961 (Acari: Trombiculidae) from Cricetid Rodents, Peru with Description of a

        New Character for the Genus and a Key to the Species.  Journal of Medical Entomology

         39(2): 275-277.

Fain, A. and C. M. Ritzi.  2001.  Observations on some astigmatic mites (Acari) parasitic on

         rodents from Peru, with description of three new species.  International Journal of

         Acarology 27(4): 251-259.

Ritzi, C. M. and M. K. Clark.  2001. New Ectoparasite Records of Bats from North Carolina. 

         Journal of the Elisha Mitchel Scientific Society 117(3): 137-139.

Ritzi, C. M., M. T. Dixon, L. K. Ammerman, and J. V. Richerson.  2001.  Ectoparasites from the

         Trans-Pecos Region of Texas, Including Notes from Big Bend National Park.  Journal of

         Medical Entomology 38(3): 400-404.

Ritzi, C. M., and C. M. Ritzi. 2001.  The Arthropod Community in Bat Guano from a Building in

         Presideo Co., Texas. Texas Journal of Science 53(1): 79-82.

Ritzi, C. M. 1999.  Cave Myotis (Myotis velifer) Utilization of Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon

         pyrrhonata) Nests in West Texas.  Southwestern Naturalist, 44(3):414-415.

Ritzi, C. M., C. W. Walker, and R. L. Honeycutt.  1998.  Utilization of Cave Swallow Nests by

         the Cave Myotis, Myotis velifer, in Central Texas.  Texas Journal of Science, 50(2): 175-  

        176.

PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Whitaker, J.O., Jr., V. Brack, Jr., D.W. Sparks, J.B. Cope, and S. Johnson. 2007. Bats of Indiana. Indiana State University Center for North American Bat Research and Conservation, Publication, 1:1-59.

Belifuss, M. L., D. W. Sparks, and K. Henman.  2007.  The Indiana Bat.  The Hoosier Science Teacher 32(3): 69-71.

Technical Reports and Other Non-peer Reviewed Literature

Ritzi, C. M., and T. C. Mullet.  2008.  Evaluation of two GIS Habitat Models and initial characterization of nesting and breeding-season roosting microhabitat for Mexican spotted owls in the Guadalupe Mountains.  Submitted to Chihuahuan Desert Network Inventory & Monitoring Network, National Park Service.

Whitaker, J. O., Jr., D. W. Sparks, and C. M. Ritzi.  2005.  2004 Monitoring program for the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) near the site of the future Six Points Interchange in Hendricks and Marion Counties, Indiana as required under the Six Points Interchange Habitat Conservation Plan. Submitted to BAA Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis International Airport.

Whitaker, J. O., Jr., D. W. Sparks, and C. M. Ritzi, and Brianne L Everson.  2004.  2003 Monitoring program for the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) near the site of the future Six Points Interchange in Hendricks and Marion Counties, Indiana as required under the Six Points Interchange Habitat Conservation Plan. Submitted to BAA Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis International Airport.

D. W. Sparks, C. M. Ritzi, and J. O. Whitaker, Jr.  What do Indiana myotis do when they lose a roost?  Chapter 1 p1-12 In Whitaker, J. O., Jr. and D. W. Sparks.  2003.  2002 Monitoring program for the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) near the site of the future Six Points Interchange in Hendricks and Marion Counties, Indiana as required under the Six Points Interchange Habitat Conservation Plan. Submitted to BAA Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis International Airport.

Sparks, D. W., C. M. Ritzi, J. E. Duchamp, and J. O. Whitaker Jr.  Foraging Habitat of Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) at an Urban/Rural Interface.  Chapter 3 p1-25 In Whitaker, J. O., Jr. and D. W. Sparks.  2003.  2002 Monitoring program for the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) near the site of the future Six Points Interchange in Hendricks and Marion Counties, Indiana as required under the Six Points Interchange Habitat Conservation Plan. Submitted to BAA Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis International Airport.

D. W. Sparks, C. M. Ritzi, and J. O. Whitaker, Jr.  Urbanization and Bats at the Indianapolis International Airport.  Chapter 4 p1-8 In Whitaker, J. O., Jr. and D. W. Sparks.  2003.  2002 Monitoring program for the Indiana myotis (Myotis sodalis) near the site of the future Six Points Interchange in Hendricks and Marion Counties, Indiana as required under the Six Points Interchange Habitat Conservation Plan. Submitted to BAA Indianapolis for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, Indianapolis International Airport.