For more than 75 years, the Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) has published peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.

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Current Issue: Volume 77, Number 3 (2017) — Issue in Progress



Rattlesnake nuisance removals and urban expansion in Phoenix, Arizona
Steven L. Pitts, Bryan D. Hughes, and Ivana Mali


Responses of small mammal communities to pinyon-juniper habitat treatments
Mark E. Peterson, Cynthia E. Rebar, Karen S. Eisenhart, and Denise I. Stetson


Taxonomic and compositional differences of ground-dwelling arthropods in riparian habitats in Glen Canyon, Arizona, USA
Barbara E. Ralston, Neil S. Cobb, Sandra L. Brantley, Jacob Higgins, and Charles B. Yackulic



Range extension of the northern naked-tailed armadillo (Cabassous centralis) in southern Mexico
Rugieri Juárez-López, Mariana Pérez-López, Yaribeth Bravata-de la Cruz, Alejandro Jesús-de la Cruz, Fernando M. Contreras-Moreno, Daniel Thornton, and Mircea G. Hidalgo-Mihart


Silver-haired bats associated with abandoned mines in Colorado provide insights into winter habitat and roost use
Lea' R. Bonewell, Mark A. Hayes, Nancy LaMantia-Olson, Elijah Wostl, and Kirk W. Navo


Range expansion of a locally endangered mustelid (Eira barbara) in southern Mexico
Fernando Ruiz-Gutiérrez, Enrique Vázquez-Arroyo, and Cuauhtémoc Chávez