Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Alfred Gardner

Emeritus Curator (USGS)
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D. (Vertebrate Zoology): Louisiana State University, 1970
  • M.S. (Zoology): University of Arizona, 1965
  • B.S. (Wildlife Management): University of Arizona, 1962
Research Interests

Research is primarily on the systematics and nomenclature of land mammals of the Western Hemisphere with particular emphasis on the Neotropics.

Publications
  • Velazco, Paúl M. and Gardner, Alfred L. 2012. "A new species of Lophostoma d'Orbigny, 1836 (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Panama." Journal of mammalogy, 93, (2) 605–614. https://doi.org/10.1644/11-MAMM-A-217.1.
  • Velazco, Paúl M., Gardner, Alfred L., and Patterson, Bruce D. 2010. "Systematics of the Platyrrhinus helleri species complex (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae), with descriptions of two new species." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 159, (3) 785–812. (Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society) https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2009.00610.x.
  • Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquin, Polaco, Oscar J., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L. 2009. "Nuevos Registros de Murcielagos Para el Estado de Nayarit, Mexico." Revista Mexicana de Mastozoología, 12 141–162.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Carleton, Michael D. 2009. "A new species of Reithrodontomys, subgenus Aporodon (Cricetidae: Neotominae), from the highlands of Costa Rica, with comments on Costa Rican and Panamanian Reithrodontomys." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 331 157–182.
  • Velazco, Paul M. and Gardner, Alfred L. 2009. "A new species of Platyrrhinus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from western Colombia and Ecuador, with emended diagnoses of P. aquilus, P. dorsalis, and P. umbratus." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 122, (3) 249–281. https://doi.org/10.2988/08-40.1.
  • Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 2008. Mammals of South America: Volume I. Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Creighton, G. Ken and Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Marmosa." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 51–61. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Creighton, G. Ken and Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Thylamys." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 107–117. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Creighton, G. Ken and Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Gracilinanus." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 43–50. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Order Pilosa." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 157–165. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Family Phyllostomidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 207–218. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Vampyrodes." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 355–357. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Family Vespertilionidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 440. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Hyladelphys." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats; Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. 50. Chicago; Chicago: University of Chicago Press; University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Magnorder Xenartha." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 127–128. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Uroderma." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 342–355. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Cohort Marsupialia; order Didelphimorphia; family Didelphidae; subfamily Caluromyinae; genus Caluromys." In Mammals of South America, volume 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. 1–11. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Subfamily Stenodermatinae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 300–321. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Platyrrhinus." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 329–342. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "[Review of] "Mammals of South America"." Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 14, (3) 208–209. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10914-007-9053-7.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Suborder Vermilingua." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 168–187. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Order Chiroptera." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 187–188. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Family Noctilionidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 384–389. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Family Furipteridae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 389–396. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Family Natalidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 396–440. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Tribe Sturnirini." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 363–376. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Tribe Monodelphini; genus Chacodelphys; genus Cryptonanus." In Mammals of South America, volume 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. 39–43. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Genus Chiroderma." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 321–329. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2007. "Tribe Stenodermatini." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 357–363. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Creighton, G. Ken. 2007. "Genus Marmosops." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 61–74. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Creighton, G. Ken. 2007. "Genus Micoureus." In Mammals of South America, vol. 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 74–82. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Dagosto, Marian. 2007. "Tribe Metachirini; genus Metachirus." In Mammals of South America, volume 1: Marsupials, xenarthrans, shrews, and bats. 35–39. Chicago; Chicago: University of Chicago Press; University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Davis, William B. 2007. "Genus Eptesicus." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 440–450. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Griffiths, Thomas A. 2007. "Subfamily Glossophaginae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 224–244. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Griffiths, Thomas A. 2007. "Subfamily Lonchophyllinae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 244–255. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Handley, Charles O., Jr. 2007. "Genus Lasiurus." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 457–468. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Handley, Charles O., Jr. 2007. "Genus Histiotus." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 450–457. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Hood, Craig. 2007. "Family Emballonuridae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 188–207. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Kwon, Miriam. 2007. "Subfamily Desmodontinae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 218–224. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Naples, Virginia L. 2007. "Family Megalonychidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 165–168. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Patton, James L. 2007. "Family Mormoopidae." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 376–384. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L., Wetzel, Ralph M., Redford, Kent H., and Eisenberg, John F. 2007. "Order Cingulata." In Mammals of South America: Volume 1 Marsupials, Xenarthrans, Shrews, and Bats. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 128. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Albuja, V. L. and Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "A new species of Lonchophylla Thomas (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Ecuador." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 118, (2) 442–449.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Order Pilosa." In Mammal species of the World, Third Edition. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 100–103. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Order Didelphimorphia." In Mammal species of the World, Third Edition. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 3–18. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Been there, done that; after 44 years of preparation, whats next?" In Going afield. Philips, C. J. and Jones, C., editors. 277–284. Museum of Texas Tech University.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Order Cingulata." In Mammal species of the World, Third Edition. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 94–99. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Order Microbiotheria." In Mammal species of the World, 3d edition. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 21. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "The gender of genus-group names ending in either otis or otus." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 62, (3) 183–184.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Didelphis Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia, Didelphidae): proposed correction of gender, and Cryptotis Pomel, 1848 (Mammalia, Soricidae): proposed fixation of gender." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 62, (3) 142–145.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Order Paucituberculata." In Mammal species of the World, Third Edition. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 19–20. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Pinto, C. Miguel and Gardner, Alfred L. 2005. "Marsupials from Argentina: comments on Ojeda and Monjeau (1995)." Mastozoologia Neotropical, 11, (2) 257–260.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Hayssen, V. 2004. "A guide to constructing and understanding synonymies for Mammalian Species." Mammalian Species, 739 1–17.
  • Voss, R. S., Gardner, Alfred L., and Jansa, S. A. 2004. "On the relationships of "Marmosa" formosa Shamel, 1930 (Marsupialia: Didelphidae), a phylogenetic puzzle from the Chaco of northern Argentina." American Museum Novitates, 3442 1–18.
  • Arroyo-Cabrales, J. and Gardner, Alfred L. 2003. "The type specimen of Anoura geoffroyi lasiopyga (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116, (3) 737–741.
  • Carleton, Michael D., Fisher, Robert D., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1999. "Identification and distribution of cotton rats, genus Sigmodon (Muridae : Sigmodontinae), of Nayarit, Mexico." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112, (4) 813–856.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1999. "Order Didelphimorphia." In The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. Wilson, Don E. and Ruff, S., editors. 1–5. Vancouver: UBC Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Cortés-Calva, P. 1999. "Didelphidae." In Mamiferos del noroeste de México. Alvarez-Castaneda, S. T. and Patton, J. L., editors. 29–38. La Paz, Baja California Sur, México: Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroestes, S.C.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Robbins, C. B. 1999. "Case 3058. Artocephalus F. Cuvier, 1826 and Callorhinus Gray, 1859 (Mammalia, Pinnipedia): Proposed Conservation by the Designation of Phoca pusilla Schreber, [1775] as the Type Species of Arctocephalus; and Otaria Péron." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 56, (2) 136–141.
  • Alexander, B. A., Michener, C. D., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1998. "Dasypodidae Borner, 1919 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): Proposed Emendation of Spelling to Dasypodaidae, so Removing the Homonymy with Dasypodidae Gray, 1821 (Mammalia, Xenarthra)." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 55, (1) 24–28.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1998. "Red wolf specimen identity." Conservation Biology, 12, (3) 499–499.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Robbins, C. B. 1998. "Generic names of northern and southern fur seals (Mammalia : Otariidae)." Marine Mammal Science, 14, (3) 544–551.
  • Medellin, R. A., Gardner, Alfred L., and Aranda, J. M. 1998. "The taxonomic status of the Yucatan brown brocket, Mazama pandora (Mammalia : Cervidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 111, (1) 1–14.
  • Musser, G. G., Carleton, Michael D., Brothers, E. M., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1998. "Systematic studies of oryzomyine rodents (Muridae, Sigmodontinae): Diagnoses and distributions of species formerly assigned to Oryzomys "capito"." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, (236) 10–+.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1997. "Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of 15 mammals species names based on wild species which are antedated by or contemporary with those based on domestic animals (Case 3010; see BZN 53:28-37)." The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 54, (2) 125–126.
  • Wemmer, Christen M., Erixon-Stanford, M., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1996. "Natural history museums and cyberspace." Museum International, 2, (-), 35–39.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1995. "National Biological Service." Science, 268, (5215) 1262–1262.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1995. "Comments on the Proposed Conservation of Some Mammal Generic names First Published in Brisson's (1762) Regnum Animale." Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 53, (3) 191–219.
  • Zunino, G. E., Vaccaro, O. B., Canevari, M., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1995. "Taxonomy of the genus Lycalopex (Carnivora: Canidae) in Argentina." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108, (4) 729–747.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1993. "Order Xenarthra." In Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 63–68. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1993. "Order Microbiotheria." In Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 27. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1993. "Order Didelphimorphia." In Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 15–24. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1993. "Order Paucituberculata." In Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M., editors. 25–26. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Romo, M. 1993. "A New Thomasomys (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the Peruvian Andes." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106, (4) 762–774.
  • Leo L, Mariella and Gardner, Alfred L. 1993. "A new species of a giant Thomasomys (Mammalia, Muridae, Sigmodontinae) from the Andes of northcentral Perú." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106, (3) 417–428.
  • Gardner, Alfred L., Handley, Charles O., Jr., and Wilson, Don E. 1991. "Survival and relative abundance." In . 53–75. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 511.
  • Handley, Charles O., Jr., Gardner, Alfred L., and Wilson, Don E. 1991. "Food habits." In Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L., editors. 141–146.
  • Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1991. Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 511. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.511.
  • Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1991. "Introduction." In Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L., editors. 1–7.
  • Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1991. "Movements." In Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L., editors. 89–130. Washington D.C..
  • Wilson, Don E., Handley, Charles O., Jr., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1991. "Reproduction on Barro Colorado Island." In Demography and natural history of the common fruit bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, on Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. Handley, Charles O., Jr., Wilson, Don E., and Gardner, Alfred L., editors. 43–52. Washington D.C..
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Ferrell, C. S. 1990. "Comments on the Nomenclature of some Neotropical Bats (Mammalia, Chiroptera)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 103, (3) 501–508.
  • Handley, Charles O., Jr. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1990. "The Holotype of Natalus-Stramineus Gray (Mammalia, Chiroptera, Natalidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 103, (4) 966–972.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1989. "Two New Mammals from Southern Venezuela and Comments on the Affinities of the Highland Fauna of Cerro de la Neblina." In Advances in Neotropical Mammalogy. Redford, Kent H. and Eisenberg, John F., editors. 411–424. Gainesville, Florida: Sandhill Crane Press.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Creighton, G. K. 1989. "A New Generic Name for Tates (1933) Microtarsus Group of South-American Mouse Opossums (Marsupialia, Didelphidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 102, (1) 3–7.
  • Wilson, Don E., Gardner, Alfred L., and Verts, B. J. 1989. "Guidelines for Manuscripts for Publications of the American Society of Mammalogists." Journal of mammalogy, 70, (4) 38.
  • Engstrom, Mark D. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1988. "Karyotype of Marmosa canescens (Marsupialia: Didelphidae): A mouse opossum with 22 chromosomes." The Southwestern Naturalist, 33, (2) 231–233.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1988. "The Mammals of Parque Nacional Serrania de la Neblina, Territorio Federal Amazonas, Venezuela." In Cerro de la Neblina, Resultados de la Expedicion 1983–1987. Brewer-Carias, Charles, editor. 922. Caracas: Editorial Sucre.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1988. "[Letters to the Editor] Red Wolf Specimen Identity." Conservation Biology, 12, (3) 499.
  • Banks, Richard C., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1987. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U. S. Territories, and Canada. In U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Resource Publication.
  • Wynn, Addison H., Cole, Charles J., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1987. "Apparent Triploidy in the Unisexual Brahminy Blind Snake, Ramphotyphlops braminus." American Museum Novitates, 2868 1–7.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1986. "The Taxonomic Status of Glossophaga-Morenoi Martinez and Villa, 1938 (Mammalia, Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae)." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 99, (3) 489–492.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1984. "Biological Survey." Science, 224, (4656) 1384–1384.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Emmons, Louise H. 1984. "Species Groups in Proechimys (Rodentia, Echimyidae) as Indicated by Karyology and Bullar Morphology." Journal of Mammalogy, 65, (1) 10–25.
  • Mehlhop, P. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1982. "A Rapid Field Technique for Preparing Ant Chromosomes for Karyotypic Analysis." Stain technology, 57, (2) 99–101.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1977. "Chromosomal Variation in Vampyressa and a Review of Chromosomal Evolution in Phyllostomidae (Chiroptera)." Systematic zoology, 26, (3) 300–318.
  • Reig, O. A., Gardner, Alfred L., Bianchi, N. O., and Patton, J. L. 1977. "Chromosomes of Didelphidae (Marsupialia) and their Evolutionary Significance." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 9, (2) 191–216.
  • Oneill, J. P. and Gardner, Alfred L. 1974. "Rediscovery of Aulacorhynchus-Prasinus-Dimidiatus (Ridgway)." The Auk, 91, (4) 700–704.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1973. "The Systematics of the Genus Didelphis (Marsupialia: Didelphidae) in North and Middle America." In Special Publications The Museum Texas Tech University. 81.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. 1972. "The Occurrence of Streptoprocne zonaris albicincta and Ara militaris in Chiapas, Mexico." The Condor, 74, (4) 480–481.
  • Gardner, Alfred L. and Wilson, Don E. 1971. "A melanized subcutaneous covering of the cranial musculature in the phyllostomid bat, Ectophylla alba." Journal of Mammalogy, 52, (4) 854–855. (Una cubierta subcutánea melánica de la musculatura craneal en el murciélagos filostómido, Ectophylla alba)

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