The Western North American Naturalist (formerly Great Basin Naturalist) publishes peer-reviewed experimental and descriptive research pertaining to the biological natural history of western North America.
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Current Issue: Volume 82, Number 4 (2022)
Pollination ecology of island endemic plants: a case study on the California Channel Islands
C. Sheena Sidhu, Giselle E. Lozano, Michelle C. Miner, Emily Howe, and Erin E. Wilson-Rankin
Physical habitat complexity partially offsets the negative effect of Brook Trout on Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in the peripheral Goose Creek subbasin
Daniel C. Dauwalter, Michael A. Baker, Sarah M. Baker, Richard Lee, and John D. Walrath
Mammals of the Jesús María River basin, western Mexico: alpha and beta diversity in an area of high environmental heterogeneity
Celia López-González, Diego F. García-Mendoza, and Teresa Salas-H
Potential local extirpation of an imperiled freshwater mussel population from wildfire runoff
Andrew J. Lawrence, Cindy Matuch, Jacquelyn J. Hancock, Andrew L. Rypel, and Laura A. Eliassen
A review of Psilochalcis Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Chalcididae) from the western United States with descriptions of three new species from Utah and surrounding states
Mark J. Petersen, Robert L. Johnson, and Val Jo Anderson
Injuries and abnormalities of the southwestern pond turtle (Actinemys pallida) in the Mojave River of California
Kristy L. Cummings, Jeffrey E. Lovich, Shellie R. Puffer, Sarah Greely, Christopher D. Otahal, and James Gannon
Factors related to the distribution and abundance of westslope cutthroat trout in central Idaho
Kevin A. Meyer, Curtis J. Roth, Brock A. Lipple, and Paul K. Link
The history of cougars in Yellowstone National Park
William J. Ripple PhD, Robert L. Beschta, and Luke E. Painter
Necrotic lesions and associated mites of the pinnae of free-living bats Artibeus jamaicensis and Sturnira hondurensis from Mexico
Silvia S. Zalapa, Sergio Guerrero-Vázquez, Cornelio Sánchez-Hernández, Juan B. Morales-Malacara, Gabriela Castaño-Meneses, José L. Navarrete-Heredia, David Ávila-Figueroa, and Francisco Javier Padilla-Ramírez