Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Don Wilson

Emeritus Curator
Department / Division
Education
  • Ph.D.: University of New Mexico, 1970
  • M.S.: University of New Mexico, 1967
  • B.S.: University of Arizona, 1965
Research Interests

Evolutionary biology of mammals, especially bats; mammal species of the world.

Publications
  • Marsh, Charles J., Sica, Yanina V., Burgin, Connor J., Dorman, Wendy A., Anderson, Robert C., del Toro Mijares, Isabel, Vigneron, Jessica G., Barve, Vijay, Dombrowik, Victoria L., Duong, Michelle, Guralnick, Robert, Hart, Julie A., Maypole, J. Krish, McCall, Kira, Ranipeta, Ajay, Schuerkmann, Anna, Torselli, Michael A., Lacher, Thomas, Jr., Mittermeier, Russell A., Rylands, Anthony B., Sechrest, Wes, Wilson, Don E., Abba, Agustin M., Aguirre, Luis F., Arroyo-Cabrales, Joaquin et al. 2022. "Expert range maps of global mammal distributions harmonised to three taxonomic authorities." Journal of Biogeography, 49, (5) 979–992. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14330.
  • Novaes, Roberto Leonan M., Claudio, Vinicius C., Carrion-Bonilla, Carlos, Abreu, Edson F., Wilson, Don E., Maldonado, Jesus E., and Weksler, Marcelo. 2022. "Erratum to Variation in the Myotis keaysi complex (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with description of a new species from Ecuador(Dec, 10.1093/jmammal/gyab139, 2021)." Journal of mammalogy, 103, (2) 481–481. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyac001.
  • Novaes, Roberto Leonan M., Cláudio, Vinícius C., Carrión-Bonilla, Carlos, Abreu, Edson F., Wilson, Don E., Maldonado, Jesús E., and Weksler, Marcelo. 2021. "Variation in the Myotis keaysi complex (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with description of a new species from Ecuador." Journal of mammalogy, https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyab139.
  • Novaes, Roberto Leonan M., Claudio, Vinicius C., Larsen, Roxanne J., Wilson, Don E., Weksler, Marcelo, and Moratelli, Ricardo. 2021. "The taxonomic status of Myotis nesopolus larensis (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) and new insights on the diversity of Caribbean Myotis." Zookeys, (1015) 145–167. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1015.59248.
  • Turcios-Casco, Manfredo, LaVal, Richard K., Wilson, Don E., and Ávila-Palma, Hefer D. 2021. "Bats in time: Historical and Geographic Distribution in Honduras." Texas Tech University.Museum.Occasional Papers, (375) 24.
  • de Abreu-Junior, Edson Fiedler, Pavan, Silvia E., Tsuchiya, Mirian T. N., Wilson, Don E., Percequillo, Alexandre R., and Maldonado, Jesus E. 2020. "Spatiotemporal Diversification of Tree Squirrels: Is the South American Invasion and Speciation Really That Recent and Fast?" Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 8 230–230. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.00230.
  • de Abreu-Junior, Edson Fiedler, Pavan, Silvia E., Tsuchiya, Mirian T. N., Wilson, Don E., Percequillo, Alexandre R., and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2020. "Museomics of tree squirrels: a dense taxon sampling of mitogenomes reveals hidden diversity, phenotypic convergence, and the need of a taxonomic overhaul." BMC Evolutionary Biology, 20, (1) 77. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-020-01639-y.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2019. Bats. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.9.
  • Cook, Joseph A., Gannon, William L., Mares, Michael A., Petersen, Karen E., and Wilson, Don E. 2019. "Obituary: James Smith Findley (1926-2018)." Journal of mammalogy, 100, (2) 599–607. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyz032.
  • Jackson, Stephen M., Fleming, Peter Js, Eldridge, Mark Db, Ingleby, Sandy, Flannery, Tim, Johnson, Rebecca N., Cooper, Steven Jb, Mitchell, Kieren J., Souilmi, Yassine, Cooper, Alan, Wilson, Don E., and Helgen, Kristofer M. 2019. "The Dogma of Dingoes-Taxonomic status of the dingo: A reply to Smith et al." Zootaxa, 4564, (1) 198–212. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4564.1.7.
  • Merrick, Melissa J. and Wilson, Don E. 2019. "ASM presidents." Journal of mammalogy, 100, (3) 627–645. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyy178.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo, Novaes, Roberto L. M., Bonilla, Carlos C., and Wilson, Don E. 2019. "A new species of Myotis from Peru." In From field to laboratory: A memorial volume in honor of Robert J. Baker. Bradley, Robert D., Genoways, Hugh H., Schmidly, David J., and Bradley, Lisa C., editors. 239–253. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press.
  • Novaes, Roberto Leonan M., Wilson, Don E., Ruedi, Manuel, and Moratelli, Ricardo. 2018. "The taxonomic status of Myotis aelleni Baud, 1979 (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)." Zootaxa, 4446, (2) 257. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4446.2.5.
  • Wilson, Don E., Mittermeier, Russell A., and Lacher, Thomas E., editors. 2017. Lagomorphs and Rodents II. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of Mammals of the World;v.7.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2017. Insectivores, Sloths and Colugos. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.8.
  • Diersing, Victor E. and Wilson, Don E. 2017. "Systematic status of the rabbits Sylvilagus brasiliensis and S. sanctaemartae from northwestern South America with comparisons to Central American populations." Journal of mammalogy, 98, (6) 1641–1656. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyx133.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo, Wilson, Don E., Novaes, Roberto L. M., Helgen, Kristofer M., and Gutiérrez, Eliécer E. 2017. "Caribbean Myotis (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), with description of a new species from Trinidad and Tobago." Journal of mammalogy, 98, (4) 994–1008. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyx062.
  • Wilson, Don E., Lacher, Thomas E., and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2016. Lagomorphs and Rodents I. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.6.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo, Wilson, Don E., Gardner, Alfred L., Fisher, Robert D., and Gutiérrez, Eliécer E. 2016. "A New Species of Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Suriname." In Contributions in Natural History: A Memorial Volume in Honor of Clyde Jones. Manning, R. W., Goetze, J. R., and Yancey, F. D., editors. 49–66. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University.
  • Sánchez, Oscar and Wilson, Don E. 2016. "Food items of Macrotus waterhousii (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in central Mexico." THERYA, 7, (1) 161–177. https://doi.org/10.12933/therya-16-355.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2015. Monotremes and Marsupials. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.5.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo, Idárraga, Liu, and Wilson, Don E. 2015. "Range extension of Myotis midastactus​ (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) to Paraguay." Biodiversity Data Journal, (3) e5708. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.3.e5708.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo and Wilson, Don E. 2015. "A second record of Myotis diminutus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae): its bearing on the taxonomy of the species and discrimination from M. nigricans." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 127, (4) 533–542. https://doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X-127.4.533.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2014. Sea Mammals. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World ;v.4.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo and Wilson, Don E. 2014. "A new species of Myotis from Bolivia (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)." Journal of mammalogy, 95, (4) E17–E25. https://doi.org/10.1644/14-MAMM-149.
  • Mittermeier, Russell A., Rylands, Anthony B., and Wilson, Don E., editors. 2013. Primates. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.3.
  • Ceballos, Gerardo and Wilson, Don E. 2013. "Family Sciuridae." In Mammals of Mexico. Ceballos, Gerardo, editor. 1–1016. Mexico City: UNAM.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M., Pinto, C. Miguel, Kays, Roland, Helgen, Lauren, Tsuchiya, Mirian, Quinn, Aleta J., Wilson, Don E., and Maldonado, Jesús E. 2013. "Taxonomic revision of the olingos (Bassaricyon), with description of a new species, the Olinguito." ZooKeys, 324 1–83. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.324.5827.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo, Gardner, Alfred L., de Olivera, J. A., and Wilson, Don E. 2013. "Review of Myotis (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from northern South America, including description of a new species." American Museum Novitates, 3780 1–36.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo and Wilson, Don E. 2013. "Distribution and natural history of Myotis lavali (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae)." Journal of mammalogy, 94, (3) 650–656. https://doi.org/10.1644/12-MAMM-A-257.1.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2013. "Chiroptera." In Pocket guide to Mammals of China. Smith, A. T. and Xie, Y., editors. 217–274. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2013. "Palabras de Don E. Wilson, distinguido con del premio Zotz por la Red Latinoamericana para la Conservación de los Murciélagos (RELCOM)." In 16th International Bat Research Conference (IBRC). Bernal Rodriguez, editor. 3. San Jose: RELCOM.
  • Larsen, Roxanne J., Knapp, Michelle C., Genoways, Hugh H., Khan, Faisal Ali Anwarali, Larsen, Peter A., Wilson, Don E., and Baker, Robert J. 2012. "Genetic Diversity of Neotropical Myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) with an Emphasis on South American Species." Plos One, 7, (10) 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0046578.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2011. Hoofed Mammals. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.2.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo and Wilson, Don E. 2011. "A new species of Myotis Kaup, 1829 (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from Ecuador." Mammalian Biology, 76, (5) 608–614. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mambio.2010.10.003.
  • Moratelli, Ricardo and Wilson, Don E. 2011. "The identity of Myotis punensis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)." Zoologia, 28, (1) 115–121. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1984-46702011000100016.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Murariu, Dumitru T. 2011. [Book review] "The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals." Journal of mammalogy, 92, (2), 474–475.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Timm, Robert M. 2011. "Robert S. Hoffmann: 1929–2010." Journal of Mammalogy, 92, (2) 460–473. https://doi.org/10.1644/10-MAMM-O-421.1.
  • Wilson, Don E., Young, Richard, and Amori, Giovanni. 2011. "Formation of the Small Mammal Specialist Group." Species, 53 30–30.
  • Cole, F. Russell and Wilson, Don E. 2010. " Microtus miurus." Mammalian Species, 42, (855) 75–89. https://doi.org/10.1644/855.1.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2010. [Book review] "The Eponym dictionary of mammals." Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 17, (2), 149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10914-009-9127-9.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2010. [Book review] "What&#39s in a Name?" Journal of Mammalian Evolution, 17, (2), 149–150.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Hanlon, Elizabeth. 2010. "Lemur catta." Mammalian Species, 42, (854) 58–74. https://doi.org/10.1644/854.1.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2009. Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 2009. Carnivores. Barcelona, Spain: LYNX Edicions. In Handbook of the Mammals of the World;v.1.
  • 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.
  • Bowers, K. W. and Wilson, Don E. 2009. [Book review] "El Desierto en una Vitrina: Museos e historia natural en la Argentina, 1810-1890." Museum History Journal, 2, (2), 211–214.
  • Cole, F. Russell and Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Urocitellus canus." Mammalian Species, 834 1–8.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M., Cole, F. Russell, Helgen, Lauren E., and Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Generic Revision in the Holarctic Ground Squirrel Genus Spermophilus." Journal of mammalogy, 90, (2) 270–305. https://doi.org/10.1644/07-MAMM-A-309.1.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M., Helgen, Lauren E., and Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Pacific flying foxes (Mammalia: Chiroptera): Two new species of Pteropus from Samoa, probably extinct." American Museum Novitates, (3646) 1–37. https://doi.org/10.1206/614.1.
  • Kays, Roland W. and Wilson, Don E. 2009. Mammals of North America, Second Edition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Oprea, Monik, Aguliar, Ludmilla, and Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Anoura Caudifer." Mammalian Species, 844 1–8.
  • Ruff, Sue and Wilson, Don E. 2009. Artie and Merlin. Washington: Tenley Circle Press.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Class MAMMALIA (MAMMALS)." In Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 17–47. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2009. "Introduction." In Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Wilson, Don E. and Mittermeier, Russell A., editors. 11–16. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M., Maldonado, Jesús E., Wilson, Don E., and Buckner, S. D. 2008. "Molecular Confirmation of the Origin and Invasive Status of West Indian Raccoons." Journal of Mammalogy, 89, (2) 282–291. https://doi.org/10.1644/07-MAMM-A-155R.1.
  • Oprea, Monik and Wilson, Don E. 2008. "Chiroderma doriae." Mammalian Species, 816, (1) 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1644/816.1.
  • Shenbrot, G. I., Sokolov, V. E., Heptner, V. G., and Koval'skaya, Yu M. 2008. Jerboas: Mammals of Russia and Adjacent Regions. Moscow: Nauka.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2008. [Book review] "The Mammals of Costa Rica." Journal of Mammalogy, 89, (1), 256–256. https://doi.org/10.1644/07-MAMM-R-256.1.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2008. "Prologo." In Avances en el Estudio de los Mamiferos de Mexico. Lorenzo, C., Espinoza, E., and Ortega, J., editors. IX–X. Mexico City: AMMAC.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2008. "Order Chiroptera." In Mammals of China. Smith, A. T. and Xie, Y., editors. 327–387. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
  • Reeder, DeeAnn M., Helgen, Kristofer M., and Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Global Trends and Biases in New Mammal Species Discoveries." Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University, (269) 1–35.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Illuminating Secret Shadows." Zoogoer, 36, (5) 8–15.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Prologo." In Mamiferos del Ecuador. Tirira, D., editor. 2. Ediciones Murcielago Blanco.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Genus Myotis Kaup 1829." In Mammals of South America. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 468–481. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Foreword." In Neotropical Tent-roosting Bats. Rodríguez-Herrera, B., Medellin, R. A., and Timm, R. M., editors. 14–17. San Jose, Costa Rica: INBIO.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2007. "Family Thyropteridae Miller 1907." In Mammals of South America. Gardner, Alfred L., editor. 392–396. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Wilson, Don E., Helgen, Kristofer M., and Chin Sing Yun. 2007. "Rapid assessment of small mammal biodiversity." In Proceedings of the Regional Conference of Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Planted Forests in Southeast Asia. Stuebing, R., Unggang, J., Ferner, J., Giman, B., and Ping, K. K., editors. 107–122. Kuching, Malaysia: Forestry Department, Sarawak Forestry Corporation, Grand Perfect.
  • Arroyo-Cabrales, J. and Wilson, Don E. 2006. [Book review] "Bats of Puerto Rico." Acta Chiropterologica, 8, (1), 275–276. https://doi.org/10.3161/1733-5329(2006)8[275:BR]2.0.CO.
  • Cole, F. Russell and Wilson, Don E. 2006. "Leptonycteris curasoae." Mammalian Species, (796) 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1644/796.1.
  • Cole, F. Russell and Wilson, Don E. 2006. "Leptonycteris yerbabuenae." Mammalian Species, (797) 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1644/797.1.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2006. "Order Eulipotyphla." In Atlas of Mammalian Chromosomes. O'Brien, S. J., Menninger, J. C., and Nash, W. G., editors. 357–377. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2006. "Introduction." In Whales. Simon, S., editor. 4. Collins.
  • Wilson, Don E., Helgen, Kristofer M., Chin, Sing Yun, and Giman, B. 2006. "Results of small mammal surveys at two sites in planted forest zones, Bintulu, Sarawak." Malayan Nature Journal, 59 165–187.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2005. "A systematic and zoogeographic overview of the raccoons of Mexico and Central America." In Contribuciones Mastozoologicas en homenaje a Bernardo Villa. Sanchez-Cordero, V. and Medellín, R. A., editors. 219–234. Instituto de Biologia e Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM.
  • Quinn, Aleta J. and Wilson, Don E. 2005. [Book review] "The Last Tasmanian Tiger: The history of extinction of the Thylacine." Journal of Mammalogy, 86, (3), 639.
  • Quinn, Aleta J. and Wilson, Don E. 2005. [Book review] "Tasmanian Tiger:The tragic tale of how the wold lost its most mysterious predator." Journal of Mammalogy, 86, (3), 639–640.
  • Rodríguez-Herrera, B., Wilson, Don E., Fernandez, M., and Pineda, W. 2005. "La Mastozoologia en Costa Rica: historia, recollecta, localidades, y composicion de especies." Brenesia, 63-64 89–112.
  • Shapley, R. L., Wilson, Don E., Warren, A. N., and Barnett, A. A. 2005. "Bats of the Potaro Plateau region, western Guyana." Mammalia, 69, (3-4) 375–394.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2005. "Myotis findleyi." In Los Mamiferos silvestres de Mexico. Ceballos, G. and Oliva, G., editors. 285–286. Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2005. "Myotis carteri." In Los Mamiferos silvestres de Mexico. Ceballos, G. and Oliva, G., editors. 281–282. Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2005. "Bats to Biodiversity: Spyder had a pretty good ride." In Going Afield - Lifetime experiences in the exploration, science, and the biology of Mammals. Phillips, C. J. and Jones, C., editors. 217–233. Museum of Texas Tech University.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2005. "Peromyscus madrensis." In Los Mamiferos silvestres de Mexico. Ceballos, G. and Oliva, G., editors. 747. Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2005. "Myotis nigricans." In Los Mamiferos silvestres de Mexico. Ceballos, G. and Oliva, G., editors. 288. Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Reeder, D. M. 2005. Mammal Species of the world, Third Edition. Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Fernández, Miguel, Hamilton, Healy, Reichle, Steffen, Wilson, Don E., Heyer, W. Ronald, and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2004. Verificando un modelo predictivo de distribución de anfibios para Bolivia.
  • Quinn, Aleta J. and Wilson, Don E. 2004. "Daubentonia Madagascariensis." Mammalian Species, (740) 1–6.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2004. [Book review] "A Bat Man in the Tropics: Chasing el Duende." Journal of Mammalogy, 85, (3), 582–583.
  • Winston, R. and Wilson, Don E. 2004. Human. Dorling-Kindersley, Limited.
  • Clutton-Brock, J. and Wilson, Don E. 2003. Mammal. Dorling-Kindersley Limited.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2003. "Taxonomic status and conservation relevance of the raccoons (Procyon spp.) of the West Indies." Journal of Zoology, 259 259.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2002. "The Bats of Flores, Indonesia, with Remarks on Asian Tadarida." Breviora, 511 1–12.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2002. "The history of the raccoons of the West Indies." Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, 48 1–11.
  • Kays, R. W. and Wilson, Don E. 2002. Mammals of North America. Princeton Field Guides. Princeton University Press.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2002. [Book review] "Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals." Journal of Mammalogy, 83, 1151–1152.
  • Helgen, Kristofer M. and Wilson, Don E. 2001. "Additional Material of the Enigmatic Golden Mole Cryptochloris zyli, With Notes on the Genus Cryptochloris (Mammalia: Chrysochloridae)." African Zoology, 36, (1) 110–112.
  • Wilson, Don E. 2000. "Bat Biology and Conservation (review)." Journal of Wildlife Management, 64 315–317.
  • O'Brien, S. J., Eisenberg, F. J., Miyamoto, M., Hedges, S. B., Kumar, S., and Wilson, Don E. 1999. "Genome map: Comparative genomics—Mammalian Radiation." Science, 286 463.
  • Solari, S., Rodriguez, J. J., Vivar, E., Wilson, Don E., and Baker, R. J. 1999. "Bats." In Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring of the Lower Urumbamba Region, Peru. Dallmeier, Francisco and Alonso, Alfonso, editors. 293–302. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1999. "Long Term Monitoring of Bats in the Lower Urubamba Region." In Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring of the Lower Urubamba Region, Peru. Dallmeier, Francisco and Alonso, Alfonso, editors. 303–310. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Instition.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1999. "Foreword." In Walker's Mammals of the World. xi. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.
  • Colket, E. and Wilson, Don E. 1998. "Taphozous hildegardeae." Mammalian Species, 597 1–3.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1998. "Marsupials, Insectivores, and Xenarthrans." In Wild Animals of North America. 11–41. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.
  • Ascorra, C. F., Solari T., Sergio, and Wilson, Don E. 1996. "Diversidad y Ecologia de los Quiropteros en Pakitza." In Manu: The Biodiversity of Southwestern Peru. 593–612. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Crombie, Ronald I., Crump, Martha L., Inger, Robert F., McDiarmid, Roy W., Reynolds, Robert P., Wilson, Don E., and Yates, Terry L. 1996. "Keys to a successful project: associated data and planning." In Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Mammals. 51–20. Washinton, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Wilson, Don E. 1996. "Data Standards." In Measuring and monitoring biological diversity.Standard methods for mammals. 56–60. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Wilson, Don E., Cole, F. Russell, Nichols, J. D., Rudran, Rasanayagam, and Foster, Mercedes S. 1996. Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Mammals. Washington, DC and London: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Studier, E. H., Sevick, S. H., Wilson, Don E., and Brooke, A. P. 1995. "Concentrations of Minerals and Nitrogen in Milk of Carollia and Other Bats." Journal of Mammalogy, 76, (4) 1186–1189.
  • Cole, F. Russell, Reeder, D. M., and Wilson, Don E. 1994. "A Synopsis of Distribution Patterns and the Conservation of Mammal Species." Journal of Mammalogy, 75, (2) 266–276.
  • Studier, E. H., Sevick, S. H., Ridley, D. M., and Wilson, Don E. 1994. "Mineral and Nitrogen Concentrations in Feces of some Neotropical Bats." Journal of Mammalogy, 75, (3) 674–680.
  • Studier, E. H., Sevick, S. H., and Wilson, Don E. 1994. "Proximate, Caloric, Nitrogen and Mineral-Composition of Bodies of some Tropical Bats." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 109, (3) 601–610.
  • Lim, B. K. and Wilson, Don E. 1993. "Taxonomic Status of Artibeus-Amplus (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) in Northern South-America." Journal of Mammalogy, 74, (3) 763–768.
  • Wemmer, Christen M., Rudran, Rasanayagam, Dallmeier, Francisco, and Wilson, Don E. 1993. "Training developing-country nationals is the critical ingredient to conserving global biodiversity." Bioscience, 43, (11) 762–767.
  • Ascorra, C. F., Wilson, Don E., and Handley, Charles O., Jr. 1991. "Geographic-Distribution of Molossops-Neglectus Williams and Genoways (Chiroptera, Molossidae)." Journal of Mammalogy, 72, (4) 828–830.
  • 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..
  • Studier, Eugene H. and Wilson, Don E. 1991. "Physiology." 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. 9–17. Washington D.C..
  • Wilson, Don E. 1991. "Mammals of the Tres-Marias Islands." Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, (206) 214–250.
  • Wilson, Don E., Bocan, M. A., Brownell, Robert L., Jr., Burdin, A. M., and Maminov, M. K. 1991. "Geographic-Variation in Sea Otters, Enhydra-Lutris." Journal of Mammalogy, 72, (1) 22–36.
  • 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..
  • Arita, Hector T. and Wilson, Don E. 1990. "Operación Tequila: Los Murciélagos Narigudos y el Agave." México Desconocido, 13 25–31.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1990. "Review of: "The Short-tailed Fruit Bat: A Study in Plant-Animal Interactions" (by Theodore H. Fleming)." Journal of Wildlife Management, 54 369–370.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1990. "Pacific Flying Foxes Surveyed." Endangered Species Technical Bulletin, 15 4.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Eisenberg, John F. 1990. "Origin and Applications of Mammalogy in North America." Current Mammalogy, 2 1–35.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Salazar, J. A. 1990. "Los Murciélagos de la Reserva de la Biósfera 'Estación Biológica Beni'." Ecologia en Bolivia, 13 47–56.
  • Lassieur, Susanne and Wilson, Don E. 1989. "Lonchorhina aurita." Mammalian Species, (347) 1–4.
  • Timm, R. M., Wilson, Don E., Clawson, B. L., LaVal, R. K., and Vaughan, C. M. 1989. "Mammals of the Braulio Carrillo -- La Selva Complex, Costa Rica." North American Fauna, 75 162.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1989. "Bats." In Tropical Rain Forest Ecosystems. Werger, M. J. A., editor. 356–382. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1989. "(Review of) Studies In Neotropical Mammalogy. Edited by B. D. Patterson and R. M. Timm." Journal of Tropical Ecology, 5 256.
  • 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.
  • Arita, Hector T. and Wilson, Don E. 1987. "Long-nosed Bats and Agaves: the Tequila Connection." Bats, 5, (4) 3–5.
  • Engstrom, M. D., Lee, T. E., and Wilson, Don E. 1987. "Bauerus dubiaguercus." Mammalian Species, 282 1–3.
  • Lewis, S. E. and Wilson, Don E. 1987. "Vampyressa pusilla." Mamm.Species, 292 1–5.
  • Wemmer, Christen M. and Wilson, Don E. 1987. "Cervid brain size and natural history." 189–199. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Wilson, Don E., Sabo, B. A., and Blair, G. 1987. "Automated Data Processing Procedures at the U.S. National Museum of Natural History." In Mammal Collection Management. Genoways, Hugh H., Jones, C., and Rossolimo, O. L., editors. 111–119. Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University Press.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1985. "New Mammal Records from Sinaloa - Nyctinomops-Aurispinosa and Onychomys-Torridus." Southwestern Naturalist, 30, (2) 323–324.
  • Studier, E. H., Boyd, B. C., Feldman, A. T., Dapson, R. W., and Wilson, Don E. 1983. "Renal-Function in the Neotropical Bat, Artibeus-Jamaicensis." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 74, (2) 199–209.
  • Studier, E. H. and Wilson, Don E. 1983. "Natural Urine Concentrations and Composition in Neotropical Bats." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Comparative Physiology, 75, (4) 509–515.
  • Studier, E. H., Wisniewski, S. J., Feldman, A. T., Dapson, R. W., Boyd, B. C., and Wilson, Don E. 1983. "Kidney Structure in Neotropical Bats." Journal of Mammalogy, 64, (3) 445–452.
  • Wemmer, Christen M. and Wilson, Don E. 1983. "Structure and function of hair crests and capes in African carnivora." In Behavior and Ecology of Mammals. Eisenberg, John F. and Kleiman, Devra G., editors. American Society of Mammalogists. In Special Publ. No. 7.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1983. "The Lee Creek Enigma, Mclellania aenigma, a New Taxon in Fossil Cirrhipedia." In Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine, North Carolina, I. Ray, Clayton Edward, editor. 483–498. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press. In Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, 53.
  • Eisenberg, John F. and Wilson, Don E. 1981. "Relative brain size and demographic strategies in didelphid marsupials." American Naturalist, 118, (1) 1–15.
  • Geluso, K. N., Altenbach, J. S., and Wilson, Don E. 1981. "Organochlorine Residues in Young Mexican Free-Tailed Bats from several Roosts." American Midland Naturalist, 105, (2) 249–257.
  • Altenbach, J. S., Geluso, K. N., and Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Population Size of Tadarida brasiliensis at Carlsbad Caverns in 1973." In Biological Investigations in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. National Park Service Proceedings and Transactions Series No. 4. Genoways, Hugh H. and Baker, R. J., editors. 341–348.
  • Diersing, Victor E. and Wilson, Don E. 1979. Distribution and systematics of the rabbits (Sylvilagus) of west-central Mexico. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. In Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 297. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.297.
  • Eisenberg, John F. and Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Relative Brain Size and Feeding Strategies in the Chiroptera." Evolution, 32 740–751.
  • Ray, Clayton Edward and Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Evidence for Macrotus californicus from Terlingua, Texas." Occasional Papers. The Museum. Texas Tech University., (57) 1–10.
  • Studier, E. H. and Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Effects of Captivity on Thermoregulation and Metabolism in Artibeus-Jamaicensis (Chiroptera, Phyllostomatidae)." Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 62, (2) 347–350.
  • Studier, Eugene H. and Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Effects of captivity on thermoregulation and metabolism in Artibeus jamaicensis (Chiroptera: Phyllostomatidae)." Comparative Biochemical Physiology, 62A 347–350.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1979. "Reproductive Patterns." In Biology of Bats of the New World Family Phyllostomatidae. Part III. Baker, R. J., Jones, J. K., Jr.,, and Carter, D. C., editors. 317–378. Special Publications, The Museum, Texas Tech University.
  • Eisenberg, John F. and Wilson, Don E. 1978. "Relative Brain Size and Feeding Strategies in the Chiroptera." Evolution, 32, (4) 740–751.
  • Geluso, K. N., Altenbach, J. S., and Wilson, Don E. 1976. "Bat Mortality - Pesticide Poisoning and Migratory Stress." Science, 194, (4261) 184–186.
  • Scott, Jr,Norman J., Wilson, Don E., Jones, Clyde, and Andrews, Robin M. 1976. "The choice of perch dimensions by Lizards of the genus Anolis (Reptilia, Lacertilia, Iguanidae)." Journal of Herpetology, 10, (2) 75–84.
  • Wilson, Don E. and LaVal, Richard K. 1974. "Myotis nigricans." Mammalian Species, (39) 3.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Pine, R. H. 1974. "Baiting for Toads." Copeia, (1) 252–252.
  • Downhowe.Jf and Wilson, Don E. 1973. "Wasps as a Defense Mechanism of Katydids." American Midland Naturalist, 89, (2) 451–455.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1973. "Bat Faunas - Trophic Comparison." Systematic zoology, 22, (1) 14–29.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1973. "Reproduction in Neotropical Bats." Periodicum Biologorum, 75, (1) 215–217.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1973. "The Systematic Status of Perognathus merriami Allen." Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 86, (15) 175–192.
  • Findley, J. S., Studier, E. H., and Wilson, Don E. 1972. "Morphologic Properties of Bat Wings." Journal of mammalogy, 53, (3) 429–444.
  • Fleming, T. H., Hooper, E. T., and Wilson, Don E. 1972. "Three Central American Bat Communities: Structure, Reproductive Cycles, and Movement Patterns." Ecology, 53, (4) 555–569.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1972. "[Review of] "About Bats."." Southwestern Naturalist, 17, (1) 109–111.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Findley, J. S. 1972. "Randomness in Bat Homing." American Naturalist, 106, (3) 418–424.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Janzen, Daniel H. 1972. "Predation of Scheelea Palm Seeds by Bruchid Beetles: Seed Density and Distance from the Parent Palm." Ecology, 53, (5) 954–959.
  • 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)
  • Wilson, Don E. 1971. "Ecology of Myotis nigricans (Mammalia: Chirotera) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone." Journal of zoology, 163 1–13.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1971. "Food habits of Micronycteris hirsuta (Chiropytera: Phillostomidae)." Mammalia, 35, (1) 107–110.
  • Wilson, Don E. and Findley, James S. 1971. "Spermatogenesis in some Neotropical species of Myotis." Journal of mammalogy, 52, (2) 420–426.
  • Leck, Charles F. and Wilson, Don E. 1970. "A bird census in the Panama Canal Zone." Caribbean Journal of Science, 10, (1-2).
  • Studier, Eugene H. and Wilson, Don E. 1970. "Thermoregulation in some neotropical bats." Comparative biochemistry and physiology, 34, (251) 251–262.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1970. "Reproductive cycle of a neotropical insectivorous bat, Myotis nigricans." Nature, 225, (5230) 155.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1970. "An unusual roost of Artibeus cinereus watsoni." journal of mammalogy, 51, (1) 204–205.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1970. "Life history of Myotis nigricans (Mammalia: Chiroptera)(Ph.D. Dissertation)." University of New Mexico.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1970. "Opossum predation: Didelphis on Philander." journal of mammalogy, 51, (2) 386–387.
  • Wilson, Don E. 1970. "Longevity records for Artibeus jamaicensis and Myotis nigricans." journal of mammalogy, 51, (1) 203–205.

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