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Dr. Gerardo Ceballos

Ramírez-Pulido, J., G. Ceballos and S.L. Williams. 1980. A noteworthy record of the long-legged Myotis [Myotis volans] from Central MexicoThe Southwestern Naturalist, , 25:124.

Ceballos, G. and C. Galindo. 1983. Glaucomys volans goldmani [Rodentia: Sciuridae] in Central Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist, 28:375-376.

Ceballos, G. and D.E. Wilson. 1985. Cynomys mexicanus. Mammalian Species, 248:1-3.

Ceballos, G. and A. Miranda. 1985. Notes on the biology of Mexican flying squirrels [Glaucomys volans] [Rodentia: Sciuridae]. The Southwestern Naturalist, 30:454-455.

Ceballos, G. and R. Medellín. 1988. Diclidurus albus. Mammalian Species, 316:1-4.

Ceballos, G. 1989. Diversity and conservation status of mustelids in Mexico. Mustelid and Viverrid Conservation, 1:8.

Hasson, O., R. Hibbard and G. Ceballos. 1989. The pursuit-deterrent behaviour of the zebra-tailed lizard [Callisaurus draconoides]. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 1203-1209.

Ceballos, G. 1990. Comparative natural history of small mammals from tropical forests in western Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 71:263-266.

Miller, B. and G. Ceballos. 1993. Managing conflict and biotic diversity in the prairie dog ecosystem. Endangered Species Update, 11:1-4.

Ceballos, G., E. Mellink and L. Hanebury. 1993. Distribution and conservation status of prairie dogs Cynomys mexicanus and C. ludovicianus in Mexico. Biological Conservation, 63:105-112. 

Ceballos, G. 1993. Commentary. Natural Resources Journal, 33:371-373.

Miller, B., G. Ceballos and R. Reading. 1994. The prairie dog and biotic diversity. Conservation Biology, 8:677-681.

Best, T. and G. Ceballos. 1995. Spermophilus perotensis. Mammalian Species, 507:1-3.

Ceballos, G. and J.H. Brown. 1995. Global patterns of mammalian diversity, endemism, and endangerment. Conservation Biology, 9:559-568.

Ceballos, G. and A. García. 1995. Conserving Neotropical biodiversity: the role of dry forests in Western Mexico. Conservation Biology, 9:1349-1353.

Ceballos, G. 1995. Editorial: Biodiversidad y conservación en el Neotrópico. Mastozoología Neotropical, 2:3-4.

García, A. and G. Ceballos. 1995. Reproduction and breeding success of California Least terns in Jalisco, Mexico. Condor, 97:1084-1087. 

González-Rebeles, C., N. Parker, V. Burke, M. Jennings and G. Ceballos. 1997. First international GAP Analysis project. GAP Analysis Bulletin, 6:33-34.

Ceballos, G., T.H. Fleming, C. Chávez and J. Nassar. 1997. Population dynamics of Leptonycteris curasoae [Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae] in Jalisco, Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, 78:1220-1230.

Valdéz, M. and G. Ceballos. 1997. Conservation of endemic mammals of Mexico: the Perote ground squirrel [Spermophilus perotensis]. Journal of Mammalogy, 78:74-82. 

Bazzaz, F., G. Ceballos, M. Davis, R. Dirzo, P.R. Ehrlich, et al. 1998. Ecological science and the human predicament. Science, 282:879.

Ceballos, G., B. Vieyra and J. Ramírez-Pulido. 1998. A recent record of the Volcano rabbitt [Romerolagus diazi] from the Nevado de Toluca, State of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Mastozoología, 3:149-150.

Ceballos, G., P. Rodríguez and R. Medellín. 1998. Assessing conservation priorities in megadiverse Mexico: mammalian diversity, endemicity, and endangerment. Ecological Applications, 8:8-17. 

Gonzalez-Rebeles, C., V.J. Burke, M.D. Jennings, G. Ceballos and N.C. Parker. 1998. Transnational GAP analysis of the Rio Bravo/Rio Grande region. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing Journal, 64:1115-1118. 

Medellín R., G. Ceballos and H. Zarza. 1998. Spilogale pygmaea. Mammalian Species, 600:1-3.

Vázquez-Domínguez, E., D. Piñero and G. Ceballos. 1998. Heterozygosity patterning and its relation to fitness components in experimental populations of Liomys pictus from tropical forests in Western Mexico. Journal of the Linnean Society, 65:501-514.

Medellín, R., F. Colchero, C. Manterola, F. Ramírez and G. Ceballos. 1999. The Tiburon island bighorn sheep program: an example of binational, interinstitutional cooperation and sustainable development in a Mexican Indian and protected area. Wild Sheep, Spring: 71-72.

Ceballos, G., J. Pacheco and R. List. 1999. Influence of prairie dogs [Cynomys ludovicianus] on habitat heterogeneity and mammalian diversity in Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments, 41: 161-172. 

List, R., G. Ceballos and J. Pacheco. 1999. Status of the North American porcupine [Erethizon dorsatum] in Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist, 44:400-404. 

Manzano, P. and R. List, G. Ceballos. 1999. Grassland birds in prairie dog towns in Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. Studies in Avian Biology, 19:263-271. 

Vázquez-Domínguez, E., D. Piñero and G. Ceballos. 1999. Linking heterozygosity, demography, and fitness of tropical populations of Liomys pictus. Journal of Mammalogy, 80: 810-822.

Miller, B., R. Reading, J. Hoogland, T. Clark, G. Ceballos, R. List, S. Forrest, L.  Hanebury, P. Manzano, J. Pacheco, D. Uresk. 2000. The role of prairie dogs a keystone species: a response to Stapp. Conservation Biology, 14:318-321. 

Valenzuela, D. and G. Ceballos. 2000. Habitat selection, home range, and activity of the white-nosed coati, Nasua narica, in a Mexican tropical dry forest. Journal of Mammalogy, 81:810-819.

Suzán, G., G. Ceballos, J. Mills, T.G. Ksiazek, T.L. Yates. 2001. Serologic evidence of hantavirus infection in sigmodontine rodents in Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 37:391-393. 

Mantooth, S.J., M.L. Milazzo, R.D. Bradley, C.L. Hice, G. Ceballos, R.B. Tesch, C.F. Fulhorst. 2001. Geographical distribution of rodent-associated hantavirus in Texas. Journal of Vector Ecology, 26:7-14.

Chávez, C. and G. Ceballos. 2002. New records of tropical dry forest’s mammals from the state of México. Revista Mexicana de Mastozoología, 6:90-98.

Vázquez, E., G. Ceballos y D. Piñero. 2002. Exploring the relation between genetic structure and habitat heterogeneity in the rodent Liomys pictus from Chamela, Jalisco. Acta Zoológica Mexicana [nueva serie], 86:17-28.

Mellink, E., G. Ceballos and J. Luevano. 2002. Population demise and extinction threat of the Angel de la Guarda deer mouse (Peromyscus guardia). Biological Conservation, 108:107-111.

Ceballos, G. and P.R. Ehrlich. 2002. Mammal population losses and the extinction crisis. Science, 296: 904-907.

Valenzuela, D., G. Ceballos, A. García. 2000. Mange epizootic in white-nosed coatis in western Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 36:56-63. 

Ceballos, G., J. Arroyo-Cabrales and R.A. Medellín. 2002. The mammals of México: composition, distribution, and status. Occasional Papers, Texas Tech University, 218:1-27.

Ceballos, G., H. Zarza and M. Steele. 2002. Xenomys nelsoni. Mammalian Species, 704:1-3.

García, A., G. Ceballos and R. Adaya. 2003. Intensive beach management as an improved sea turtle conservation strategy in Mexico. Biological Conservation, 111:253-261.

Daily, G., G. Ceballos, J. Pacheco, G. Suzán and A. López. 2003. Countryside Biogeography of Neotropical Mammals: Conservation Opportunities in Agricultural Landscapes of Costa Rica. Conservation Biology, 17:1-11

Zarza, H. and G. Ceballos, M. Steele. 2003. Marmosa canescens. Mammalian Species, 725:1-3.

Ceballos, G. 2004. Ecological research and conservation policy in México. Society for Conservation Biology Newsletter, 11:13-14

Felger, R.S., W.J. Nichols, J.A. Seminoff, J.L. Cartron, G. Ceballos and R. Felger. 2004. Sea turtles in northwest Mexico: conservation, ethnobiology, and desperation. Sonoran Herpetologists, 17:26-27.

Bradley, R.D., F. Mendez-Harclerode, M. J. Hamilton  and G. Ceballos. 2004. A new species of Reithrodontomys from Guerrero, Mexico. Occasional Papers, Texas Tech University, 231:1-12.

Vázquez-Domínguez, E., G. Ceballos, and J. Cruzado. 2004. Extirpation of an insular subspecies by a single introduced cat: the case of the endemic deer mouse Peromyscus guardia on Estanque Island, Mexico. Oryx, 38:347-350.

Ceballos, G. P.R. Ehrlich, J. Soberón, I. Salazar and J.P. Fay. 2005. Global mammal conservation: what must we manage? Science, 309:603-607.

Maass, J.P., P. Balvanera, […], G. Ceballos, L. Barraza, R. Ayala and J. Sarukhán. 2005. Ecosystem Services of Tropical Dry Forests:  Insights from Long-term Ecological and Social Research on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Ecology and Society, 10:17.

Suzán, G. and G. Ceballos. 2005. The role of feral mammals on wildlife infectious disease prevalence in two natural reserves within Mexico City limits. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Management, 36:479-484.

Suzán, G. and G. Ceballos. 2005. The role of feral mammals on wildlife infectious disease prevalence in two natural reserves within Mexico City limits. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Management, 36:479-484.

Burton, A. M. y G. Ceballos. 2006. Northern-Most record of the Collared Anteater [Tamandua mexicana] from the Pacific Slope of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Mastozoología, 10:67-70.

Ceballos, G., and P.R. Ehrlich. 2006. Global mammal distributions, biodiversity hotspots and conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [US], 103:19374-19379.

Manzano-Fischer, P., R. List, G. Ceballo and J.L.E. Cartron. 2006. Avian diversity in a priority area for the conservation of North American grasslands: the Janos - Casas Grandes Prairie Dog Complex in northwestern Mexico. Biodiversity and Conservation, 15:3801-3825.

Peltz, K., E. Ponce-Guevara, R. Sierra-Corona, R. List and G. Ceballos. 2006. Recent records of desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis mexicana) in eastern Sonora and Northwestern Chihuahua, Mexico. The Southwestern Naturalist, 51:450-454.

Ceballos, G. 2007. Conservation Priorities for mammals in Megadiverse Mexico: The efficiency of reserve Networks. Ecological Applications, 17: 569-578.

List, R., G. Ceballos, C. Curtin, P.J.P. Gogan, J. Pacheco and J. Truett. 2007. Historic distribution and challenges to bison recovery in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Conservation Biology, 21:1487-1494.

Carwardine, J., K. A. Wilson, G. Ceballos, P. R. Ehrlich, R. Naidoo, T. Iwamura, S. Hajkowicz and H.P. Possingham. 2008. Cost-effective priorities for global mammal conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105:11446-11450.

Santos-Barrera, G., J. Pacheco y G. Ceballos. 2008. Amphibians and reptiles associated with the prairie dog grasslands ecosystem and surrounding areas at the Janos Casas Grandes Complex, northwestern Chihuahua, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana [nueva serie], 24:125-136.

Santos-Barrera, G., J. Pacheco, […], P.R. Ehrlich and G. Ceballos. 2008. Diversity, natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles from the San Vito Region, southwestern Costa Rica. Revista de Biología Tropical, 56:755-778.

Suzán, G., A. Armién, J.N. Mills, E. Marcé, G. Ceballos, et al. 2008. Epidemiological considerations of rodent community composition in fragmented landscapes in Panama. Journal of Mammalogy, 89: 684-690.

Suzán, G., E. Marcé, J.T. Giermakowski, B. Armién, J. Pascale, J. Mills, G. Ceballos, et al. 2008. The effect of habitat fragmentation and species diversity of hantavirus prevalence in Panama. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1149:80-83.

Ceballos, G., M.M. Vale, C. Bonacic, J. Calvo, R. List, N. Bynum, R.A. Medellín, J.A. Simonetti, and J.P. Rodríguez. 2009. Conservation Challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America Section. Conservation Biology, 23:811-817.

Ceballos, G. and P.R. Ehrlich. 2009. Discoveries of new mammal species and their implications for conservation and ecosystem services. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 06:3841-3846.

Chávez, C. and G. Ceballos. 2009. Implications for conservation of the species diversity and population dynamics of small mammals in an isolated reserve in Mexico City. The Journal of Natural Areas, 27:29-40.

Davidson, A. D., M. J. Hamilton, A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown and G. Ceballos. 2009. Multiple ecological pathways to extinction in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106:10702 -10705.

Jetz, W., H. Kreft, G. Ceballos and J. Mutke. 2009. Global associations between terrestrial producer and vertebrate consumer diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276:269-278.

Melo, F.P.L., B. Rodríguez-Herrera, R, L. Chazdon, R.A. Medellín and G. Ceballos. 2009. Small tent-roosting bats promote dispersal of large-seeded plants in a Neotropical forest. Biotropica, 41:737-743.

Sutherland, W., W.M. Adams, R.B. Aronson, R. Aveling, T.M. Blackburn, S. Broad, G. Ceballos, et al. 2009. One hundred questions of importance to the conservation of biological diversity. Conservation Biology, 23: 557-567.

Suzán, G., E. Marcé, J.T. Giermakowski, J.N. Mills, G. Ceballos, R.S. Ostfeld, B. Armién, J.M. Pascale and T.L. Yates. 2009. Experimental Evidence for Reduced Rodent Diversity Causing Increased Hantavirus Prevalence. PLoS ONE, 4:e5461.

Brashear, W.A., R.C. Dowler and G. Ceballos. 2010. Climbing as an escape behavior in the American hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus leuconotus. Western North American Naturalist, 70:258-260

Ceballos, G., J. Arroyo-Cabrales and E. Ponce. 2010. Effects of Pleistocene environmental changes on the distribution and community structure of the mammalian fauna of Mexico. Quartenary Research, 73:464-473.

Ceballos, G., A. Davidson, R. List, J. Pacheco, P. Manzano-Fischer and G. Santos. 2010. Rapid decline of a grassland system and its large scale ecological and conservation implications. PLoS ONE, 5:e8562.

Ceballos, G., P. Manzano, et al. 2010. Geographic distribution, genetic diversity, and conservation status of the southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) in Mexico. Occasional Papers of the Museum, Texas Tech University, 299:1-15.

Ceballos, G., S. Pompa, E. Espinoza and A. García. 2010. Extralimital distribution of Galapagos (Zalophus wollebaeki) and Northern (Eumetopias jubatus) Sea Lions in Mexico. Aquatic Mammals, 36:188-194

Ceballos, G., A. García and P.R. Ehrlich. 2010. The Sixth Extinction Crisis Loss of Animal Populations and Species. Journal of Cosmology, 8:1821-1831.

Conde, D., F. Colchero, H. Zarza, N. Christensen, J. Sexton, C. Manterola, C. Chávez, A. Rivera, D. Azuara and G. Ceballos. 2010. Sex matters: Modeling male and female habitat differences for jaguar conservation. Biological Conservation, 143:1980-1988.

Davidson, A.D., E. Ponce, D.C. Lightfoot, […] and G. Ceballos. 2010. Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock. Ecology, 91:3189-3200.

List, R., J. Pacheco, E. Ponce, R. Sierra-Corona and G. Ceballos. 2010. The Janos Biosphere Reserve, Northern Mexico. International Journal of Wilderness, 16:35-41

List, R., O.R.W. Pergmans, J. Pacheco, J. Cruzado and G. Ceballos. 2010. Genetic divergence on Microtus pennsylvanicus chihuahuensis and conservation implications of marginal population extinctions. Journal of Mammalogy, 91:1093-1101.

Melo, F.P.L., E. Martínez-Salas, J. Benítez-Malvido and G. Ceballos. 2010. Forest fragmentation reduces recruitment of large-seeded tree species in a semi-deciduous tropical forest of southern Mexico. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 26:35-46.

Montiel-Arteaga, A., R. Acosta, R., G. Ceballos and G. Suzán. 2010. Flea community and prevalence of Yersinia pestis in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) from northwestern Mexico. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 10:101.

Montiel-Arteaga, A., R. Acosta, R., G. Ceballos and G. Suzán. 2010. Flea community and prevalence of Yersinia pestis in black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) from northwestern Mexico. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 10:101.

Suzán, G., A. de Villa-Meza, C. Muñoz, R. Ávila-Flores, R. Acosta, E. Rivera, E. Rendon and G. Ceballos. 2010. Seasonal and spatial changes in flea communities of black-tailed prairie dogs of Northwestern Mexico. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 10:102-103.

Colchero, F., D. A. Conde, C. Manterola, C. Chávez, A. Rivera and G. Ceballos. 2011. Jaguars on the move: modeling movement to mitigate fragmentation from road expansion in the Mayan Forest. Animal Conservation, 14:158-166

Giam, X., B.R. Scheffers, N.S. Sodhi, D.S. Wilcove, G. Ceballos and P.R. Ehrlich. 2011. Reservoirs of richness: least disturbed tropical forests are centres of undescribed species diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 279:67-76.

Pompa, S., P.R. Ehrlich and G. Ceballos. 2011. Global distribution and conservation of marine mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108:13600-13605.

Rodríguez-Herrera, B., G. Ceballos and R.A. Medellín. 2011. Ecological aspects of the tent building process by Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 13:365-372.

Rodríguez-Soto, C., O. Monroy-Vilchis, […], G. Ceballos and A. Falcucci. 2011. Predicting potential distribution of the jaguar (Panthera onca) in Mexico: identification of priority areas for conservation. Diversity and Distribution, 17:350-361.

Soberón, J. and G. Ceballos. 2011. Species richness and range size of the terrestrial mammals of the World: Biological signal within mathematical constraints. PLoS ONE, 6:1-5

Avila-Flores, R., G. Ceballos, A. de Villa-Meza, et al. 2012. Factors associated to long-term changes distribution of black-tailed prairie dogs in northwestern Mexico. Biological Conservation. 145:54-61.

Davidson, A., A.G. Boyer, H. Kimd, S. Pompa-Mansilla, M.J. Hamilton, D.P. Costa, G. Ceballos and J. H. Brown. 2012. Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109:3395-3400.

Ochoa, A., J. Gasca, L. Eguiarte and G. Ceballos. 2012. Spatiotemporal population genetics of the endangered Perote ground squirrel (Xerospermophilus perotensis) in a fragmented landscape. Journal of Mammalogy, 93:1060-1074.

Pompa-Mansilla, S., P.R. Ehrlich and G. Ceballos. 2012. Reply to Wiersma and Nudds: Despite constraints, our approach still best available. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109: E289.

Schwartz, M.W., J.J. Hellmann, J.M. McLachlan, D.F. Sax, J.O. Borevitz, J. Brennan, A.E. Camacho, G. Ceballos, [...] and S, Zellmer. 2012. Managed Relocation: integrating the scientific, regulatory and ethical challenges. Bioscience, 62:732 -743. 

Agosta, S.J., J. Bernardo, G. Ceballos and M.A. Steele. 2013. A macrophysiological analysis of energetic constraints on geographic range size in mammals. PLoS ONE, 9:1-20.

Martínez-Estévez, L., P. Balvanera, E. Fredrickson, J. Pacheco and G. Ceballos. 2013. Prairie dog decline reduces the provision of ecosystem services and leads desertification of semiarid grasslands. PLoS ONE, 8:1-9.

Castellanos-Morales G., J. Gasca-Pineda, G. Ceballos and J. Ortega. 2014. Genetic variation in a peripheral and declining population of blacktailed prairie dogs [Cynomys ludovicianus] from Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy. 95:467-479

Dirzo, R., H. Young, M. Galetti, G. Ceballos, N.J.B. Isaac and B. Collen. 2014. Defaunation in the Anthropocene. Science, 345:401-406.

González-Maya, […], J. Pacheco and G. Ceballos. 2014. Distribution, range extension and conservation status of the endemic black-headed bushmaster [Lachesis melanocephala] in Costa Rica and Panama. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 9:369-377.

Melo, F.P., J.A. Siqueira, B.A. Santos, O. Álvares-da-Silva, G. Ceballos and E. Bernard. 2014. Football and biodiversity conservation: FIFA and Brazil can still hit a green goal. Biotropica 46:257-259.

Mendenhall, C.D., L.O. Frishkoff, G. Santos-Barrera, J. Pacheco, P.R. Ehrlich, G, Ceballos, G.C. Daily and R.M. Pringle. 2014. Countryside Biogeography of Neotropical Reptiles and Amphibians. Ecology, 95: 856–870.

Moreno-Torres, K., F. Gual-Sill, R. Morales-Jiménez, A.V. Rubio, G. Ceballos and G. Suzán. 2014. Serological Survey of Hantavirus in Rodents from Prairie Dog Ecosistems in Chihuahua, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist, 59:590-594.

Arana-Guardia, R., […], H. Zarza, G. Ceballos and C. Machain-Williams. 2015. Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from wild mammals in fragmented environments in the South of Yucatán Peninsula, México. Southwestern Entomologist, 40: 657-660.

Ceballos, G., P.R. Ehrlich, A. Barnosky, A. García, R.M. Pringle and T.M. Palmer. 2015. Accelerated Modern Human Induced Species Losses: Entering the Sixth Mass Extinction. Science Advances. 1: e1400253.

González-Maya, J.F., L.R. Víquez-R., A. Arias-Alzate, J.L. Belant and G. Ceballos. 2015. Spatial patterns of species richness and functinal diversity in Costa Rican terrestrial mammals: implications for conservation. Diversity and Distributions, 22:43-56.

González-Maya, J., L. R. Víquez-R., J.L. Belantc and G. Ceballos. 2015. Effectiveness of protected areas for representing species and populations of terrestrial mammals in Costa Rica. PLoS ONE, 10:e0124480.

Montiel-Arteaga, A., D. Atilano, A. Ayanegui, G. Ceballos and G. Suzán. 2015. Risk factors associated with prevalence of antibodies to Leptospira interrogans in a metapopulation of black-tailed prairie dogs in Mexico. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 51:28-35.

Sierra-Corona, R., A. Davidson, E. Ponce, H. Luna-Soria and G. Ceballos. 2015. Black-tailed prairie dogs, cattle, and the conservation of North America’s arid grasslands. PLoS ONE, 10:e0118602.

Bradley R.D., N. Ordóñez-Garza, G. Ceballos, D.S. Rogers and D.J. Schmidly. 2016. A new species in the Peromyscus boylii species group (Cricetidae: Neotominae) from Michoacán, México. Journal of Mammalogy, 98:154-165.

Ceballos, G. 2016. Observation of attempted predation of a woolly oppossum (Caluromys derbianus) by a tayra (Eira barbara) in daylight in Belize. Revista Mexicana de Mastozoología [Nueva época] 6:46- 49.

Ceballos, G. 2016. IV. Pope Francis' Encyclical letter Laudato, global environmental risks, and the futrure of humanity. Quarterly Review of Biology, 91:285-295.

González-Maya, J.F., A. Arias-Azate, R. Granados-Peña, N.J. Mancera-Rodríguez and G. Ceballos. 2016. Environmental determinants and spatial mismatch of mammal diversity measures in Colombia. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 39:77-87.

Ponce-Guevara, E., A. Davidson, R. Sierra and G. Ceballos. 2016. Interactive effects of black-tailed prairie dogs and cattle on shrub encroachment in a desert grassland ecosystem. PLoS ONE, 11:e0154748.

Roques, S., R. Sollman, […], G. Ceballos and F. Palomares. 2016. Effects of habitat deterioration on the population genetics and conservation of the jaguar. Conservation Genetics, 17:125-139.

Barnosky, A.D., E. A. Hadly, P. Gonzalez, J. Head, P. D. Polly, A. M. Lawing, J. T. Eronen, D. D. Ackerly, K. Alex, E. Biber, J. Blois, J. Brashares, G. Ceballos, […] and Z. Zhang. 2017. Merging paleobiology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Science, 355:1-10.

Ceballos, G., P.R. Ehrlich and R. Dirzo. 2017. Biological annihilation via the ongoing sixth mass extinction signaled by vertebrate population losses anddeclines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114:1-8.

Davidson, A.D., K.T. Shoemaker, B. Weinstein, G.C. Costa, T.M. Brooks, G. Ceballos, V.C. Radelof, C. Rondinini and C.H. Graham. 2017. Geography of current and future global mammal extinction risk. PLoS ONE, 12: e0186934.

De la Torre J. A., J.F. González-Maya, H. Zarza, G. Ceballos and R.A. Medellín. 2017. The jaguar’s spots are darker than they appear: assessing the global conservation status of the jaguar Panthera onca. Oryx, 52:300-315. 

Gómez-Hoyos, D.A., J.F. González-Maya, […] and G. Ceballos. 2017. Mineral-Lick Use By Choloepus hoffmanni (Pilosa: Megalonychidae) At Las Cruces Biological Station, Coto Brus, Costa Rica. The Southwestern Naturalist, 62:278-280.

González-Maya, J.F., E. Martínez-Meyer, R. Medellín and G. Ceballos. 2017. Distribution of mammal functional diversity in the Neotropical realm: Influence of land-use and extinction risk. PLoS ONE, 12: e0175931.

Mason-Romo, E., A. A. Farias and G. Ceballos. 2017. Two decades of climate driving the dynamics of functional and taxonomic diversity of a tropical small mammal community in western Mexico. PLoS ONE, 12:e0189104.

Spatz, D., K.M. Zilliacus, N.D. Holmes, S.H.M. Butchart, P. Genovesi, G. Ceballos, B.R. Tershy and D.A. Croll. 2017. Globally threatened vertebrates on islands with invasive species. Science Advances, 3:e1603080.

Zarza, H., E. Martínez-Meyer, G. Suzán and G. Ceballos, G. 2017. Geographic distribution of Desmodus rotundus in Mexico under current and future climate change scenarios: Implications for bovine paralytic rabies infection. Veterinaria México OA, 4:1-16.

Ceballos, G. and P.R. Ehrlich. 2018. The misunderstood sixth mass extinction. Science, 360:1080-1081.

Mason-Romo, E.D., G. Ceballos, et al. 2018. Long-term population dynamics of small mammals in tropical dry forests, effects of unusual climate events, and implications for management and conservation. Forest Ecology and Management, 426:123-133.

Peters, R., W.J. Ripple, C. Wolf, M. Moskwik, G. Carreón-Arroyo, G. Ceballos, et al. 2018. Nature Divided, Scientists United: U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation. BioScience. 68:740-743.

Rojas-Bracho, L., R.C. Brusca, S. Álvarez-Borrego, R.L. Brownell, V. Camacho-Ibar, G. Ceballos, et al. 2018. Unsubstantiated Claims Can Lead to Tragic Conservation Outcomes. BioScience, 69:12-14.

Zeballos, H., K. Pino, C.E. Medina, A. Pari, D. Chávez, N. Tinoco and G. Ceballos. 2018. A new species of small-eared shrew of the genus Cryptotis (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla, Soricidae) from the northernmost Peruvian Andes. Zootaxa, 4377:51-73.

Valdés-González, A., L. Martínez-Estévez, M.E. Ángeles-Villeda and G. Ceballos. 2018. The extinction of the Catarina Pupfish Megupsilon aporus and the implications for the conservation of freshwater fish in Mexico. Oryx, 1-7.

Ripple, W.J., C. Wolf, T.M. New-some, M.G. Betts, G. Ceballos, F. Courchamp, M.W. Hayward, B. Van Valkenburgh, A.D. Wallach and B. Worm. 2019. Are we eating the world's megafauna to extinction? Conservation Letters, 2019:e12627.

Ceballos, G., P.R. Ehrlich, J. Pacheco, N. Valverde-Zúñiga and G.C. Daily. 2019. Conservation in human-dominated landscapes: Lessons from the distribution of the Central American squirrel monkey. Biological Consservation, 237, 41-49.

Rojas-Bracho, L., R.C. Brusca, S. Álvarez-Borrego, R.L. Brownell Jr, V. Camacho-Ibar, G. Cárdenas-Hinojosa, G. Ceballos, [11 more authors] and P.A. Hastings. 2019. Reply to Flessa and Colleagues. BioScience, 69:322-323.

Zeballos, H., K. Pino, J.P. Ludeña, A.C. Escóbar, A. Pari, C.E. Medina and G. Ceballos. 2019. New records of the Peruvian crevice-dwelling bat Tomopeas Ravus (Chiroptera: Molossidae): What do they mean for its conservation? Mastozoologia Neotropical, 26:199-210.

Chapa‐Vargas, L., G. Ceballos, R. Tinajero, and E.J. Torres‐Romero. 2019. Latitudinal effects of anthropogenic factors driving raptor species richness across the American continent. Journal of Biogeography, 46:1948-1958.

Ceballos, G., P.R. Ehrlich and P.H. Raven. 2020. Vertebrates on the brink as indicators of biological annihilation and the sixth mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1-7.

Torres-Romero, E.J., A.J. Giordano, G. Ceballos and J.V. López-Bao. 2020. Reducing the sixth mass extinction: Understanding the value of human-altered landscapes to the conservation of the world´s largest territorial mammals. Biological Conservation, 249:1-9 

Raven, P. H., G., Ceballos, P. R., Ehrlich, y T.E. Lovejoy. 2020. RE: Quantitative targets for biodiversity preservation. Science.

Bradshaw, C.J., P.R. Ehrlich, A. Beattie, G. Ceballos, E. Crist, J. Diamond, R. Dirzo, A.H. Ehrlich, J. Harte, M.E. Harte, G. Pyke, P.H. Raven, W.J. Ripple, F. Saltré, C. Turnbull, M. Wackernagel, and D.T. Blumstein. 2021. Underestimating the challenges of avoiding a ghastly future. Frontiers in Conservation Science, 1:1-10


Calzada-Arciniega, R.A., F. Romero-Romero and G. Ceballos. 2021. New records for Diadophis punctatus (Linnaeus, 1766)(Squamata: Dipsadidae) in the State of Mexico, Mexico. Herpetology Notes, 14, 977-979.

Cruz, C. G. Santulli-Sanzo, and G. Ceballos. 2021. Global patterns of raptor distribution and protected areas optimal selection to reduce the extinction crises. PNAS, 118:e2018203118

Ceballos G., H. Zarza, J.F. González-Maya, J.A. de la Torre, A. Arias-Alzate, C. Alcerreca, H. Bárcenas, et al. 2021. Beyond words: From jaguar population trends to conservation and public policy in Mexico. PLoS ONE 16(10): e0255555. 

Cruz, C., H. Zarza, J. Vidal-Mateo, V. Urios and G. Ceballos. 2021. Top predator ecology and conservation: lessons from jaguars in Southern Mexico. Conservation Science and Practice, 2021: e328


Ceballos, G., J.A. de la Torre, H. Zarza, et al. 2021. Jaguar distribution, biological corridors and protected areas in Mexico: from science to public policies. Landscape Ecology,


Bradley,R.B., N.O. Garza, C. Thompson, G. Ceballos, C. Kilpatrick C. and D.J. Schmidly. 2022. Two new species of Peromyscus (Cricetidae: Neotominae) from the
Transverse Volcanic Belt of Mexico.
Journal of Mammology,1–20.


Lopez-Pérez, A.M., O. Lopez-Fernández,  L. Backus, S. Somerville, H. Zarza, I. Cassaigne, G. Ceballos., et al. 2022. Spatial distribution patterns of tick community structure in sympatric jaguars (Panthera onca) and pumas (Puma concolor) from three ecoregions in Mexico. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1–10.

Dirzo, R., G. Ceballos and P. Ehrlich. 2022. Circling the drain: the extinction crisis and the future of humanity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 377: 20210378

Ceballos, G., González, C.C., Urios, D. Medellín, H.Z. Villanueva, S. Morollón and V.H. Luja. 2022Spatial ecology of jaguars in Mexico: implications for conservation. Research Square, 1: 1-24.

García, A.,J.F. González-Maya and G. Ceballos. 2022Biogeography of terrestrial vertebrates and its conservation implications in a region western Mexico. Plos One, 17: 1-26.

Paez, S.,R. Kraus, B. Sharipo, M. Gilbert, E. Jarvis and Vertebrate Genomes Project Conservation Group. 2022Reference genomes for conservation. 
Science, 377: 364-366.


Siliceo-Cantero, H.H., J. Benítez-Malvido, I. Suazo-Ortuño, V.H. Soria-González, L.B. Larios-Llamas y G. Ceballos . 2022. First record of Black-eared Rice Rat, Handleyomys melanotis (Thomas, 1893) (Rodentia, Cricetadae), on a protected island off the Pacific Coast of Jalisco, Mexico, with notes on its potential threat for avian nesting species. Checklist, 18: 883-888.

Nolasco A.L., C. Siebe, G. Ceballos and R. List. 2022. Bison wallows effect on soil properties, vegetation composition and structure in a recently reintroduced area. Therya, 13: 283-295.

Rocha, Y.R., S.M. Gaxiola, C. Chávez, G. Ceballos, C. Bojorquez & D. Díaz. 2023. Jaguar (Panthera onca) food resource use and its interaction with humans: scoping review. Veterinaria México,