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.

Submissions are always welcome. Please submit manuscripts to our editorial management system here.

For inquiries, please contact us by email at wnan@byu.edu or phone at 801-422-6688.

See the Aims and Scope for a complete coverage of the journal.

Current Issue: Volume 79, Number 3 (2019)



Phenological patterns in the desert spring ephemeral Astragalus holmgreniorum Barneby (Fabaceae)
Kody R. Rominger, Susan E. Meyer, Renee Van Buren, and Allyson B. Searle


Raising pups of urban San Joaquin kit fox: relative roles of adult group members
Tory L. Westall, Brian L. Cypher, Katherine Ralls, and David J. Germano


Population trends of the native fish assemblage in Bonita Creek, Arizona, USA
George N. Zaimes, David Arthun, and Vasilios Liordos



First reported case of diphallia in Corynorhinus townsendii
Nathan W. Fuller, Catherine G. Haase, Kirk A. Silas, Sarah H. Olson, and Liam P. McGuire


Observations on habitat use of age-0 Rio Grande Blue Sucker (Cycleptus sp. cf. elongatus)
Stephanie D. George, Amanda K. Pinion, Kevin W. Conway, Thomas C. Heard, and Joshuah S. Perkin