The Publications

All our recent publications...


Blood miRNomes and transcriptomes reveal novel longevity mechanisms in the long-lived bat, Myotis myotis
Huang Z, Jebb D, Teeling EC
BMC Genomics, 17: 906 [PDF]
Mammal madness: is the mammal tree of life not yet resolved?
Foley NM, Springer MS, Teeling EC
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 371 (1699), 20150140 [PDF]
Wing Membrane Biopsies for Bat Cytogenetics: Finding of 2n=54 in Irish Rhinolophushipposideros (Rhinolophidae, Chiroptera, Mammalia) Supports Two Geographically Separated Chromosomal Variants in Europe
Kackprzyk J, Teeling EC, Kelleher C, Volleth M,
Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 148 (4), 279-283 [PDF]
Patterns of orofacial clefting in the facial morphology of bats: a possible naturally occurring model of cleft palate
Orr DJA, Teeling EC, Puechmaille SJ, Finarelli JA
Journal of Anatomy [PDF]
Genomic Insight of Bat Natural History Evolution
Teeling EC
Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 5 (1)
The complete mitochondrial genome of Kuhl's pipstrelle, Pipistrellus Kuhlii (Chiroptera: Vespertillionidae)
Locatelli AG, Jebb D, Teeling EC
Mitochondrial DNA part B, 1 (1), 423-424 [PDF]
Nuclear introns outperform mitochondrial DNA in inter-specific phylogenetic reconstruction: Lessons from horseshoe bats (Rhinolophidae: Chiroptera)
Dool, SE, Puechmaille SJ, Foley NM, Allegrini B, Bastian A, Mutumi GL, Maluleke TG, Odendaal LJ, Teeling EC, Jacobs DS
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution [PDF]
Frankixalus, a New Rhacophorid Genus of Tree Hole Breeding Frogs with Oophagous Tadpoles
Biju SD, Senevirathne G, Garg, S, Mahoney S, Kamei RG, Thomas A, Shouche Y, Raxworthy CJ, Meegaskumbura M, Bocxlaer IV
PLoS ONE, e0145727 [PDF]
A novel method of microsatellite genotyping-by-sequencing using individual combinatorial barcoding
Vartia S,Villanueva-Canas JL, Finarelli J, Farrell ED, Collins PC, Hughes GM, Carlsson JEL, Gauthier DT, McGinnity P, Cross TF, FitzGerald RD, Mirimin L, Crispie F, Cotter PD, Carlsson J
Royal Society Open Science, 3(1) [PDF]


The complete mitochondrial genome of the greater Mouse-Eared bat, Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)
Jebb D, Foley NM, Puechmaille SJ, Teeling EC
Mitochondrial DNA [PDF]
A non-lethal sampling method to obtain, generate and assemble whole-blood transcriptomes from small, wild mammals
Zixia H, Gallot A, Lao, NT, Puechmaille SJ, Foley NM, Jebb D, Bekaert M, Teeling EC
Molecular Ecology resources [PDF]
Phylogeny, Genes, and Hearing-Implications for the Evolution of Hearing and Echolocation in Bats
Teeling EC, Jones GM, Rossiter SJ
Handbook of Auditory Research
How and Why Overcome the Impediments to Resolution: Lessons from rhinolophid and hipposiderid Bats
Foley NM, Thong VD, Soisook P, Goodman SM, Armstrong KN, Jacobs DS, Puechmaille SJ, Teeling EC
Molecular Biology and Evolution 32(2): 334 - 346


Further evidence for cryptic north-western refugia in Europe? Mitochondrial phylogeography of the sibling species Pipistrellus pipistrellus and Pipistrellus pygmaeus
Boston ESM, Puechmaille SJ, Clissman F, Teeling EC
Acta Chiropterologica 16(2):263-277 [PDF]
The molecular biology of olfaction in vertebrates
Hayden S, Teeling EC
The Anatomical Record 297(11): 2216-2226
A Cluster of olfactory Receptors Linked to Frugivory in Bats
Hayden S, Davalos, L, Bekaert M, Goodbla A, Murphy WJ, Teeling EC
Molecular Biology and Evolution 31(4): 917-927 [PDF]
Non-invasive genetics can help find rare species: a case study with Rhinolophus mehelyi (Rhinolophidae: Chiroptera)
Puechmaille SJ, Teeling EC
Mammalia 78(2): 251-255
Loss of Olfactory Receptor Function in Hominin Evolution
Hughes GM, Teeling EC, Higgins DG
PLOS ONE 9(1): e84714. [PDF]


Molecular adaptation of telomere associated genes in mammals
Morgan CC, Cartney AM, Donoghue MTA, Loughran NB, Spillane C, Teeling EC, O'Connell MJ
BMC Evolutionary biology 13(1): 251. [PDF]
Three new species of horned frogs, Megophrys (Amphibia: Megophryidae), from northeast India, with a resolution to the identity of Megophrys boettgeri populations reported from the region.
Mahony S, Teeling E, Biju SD
Zootaxa 3722: 143 - 169. [PDF]
A Phylomedicine Approach to Understanding the Evolution of Auditory Sensory Perception and Disease in Mammals
Kirwan J, Bekaert M, Commins JM, Davies KTJ, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC
Evolutionary Applications 6(3): 412-422. [PDF]
Isolation and characterization of eight polymorphic microsatellite loci for Natterers bat, Myotis nattereri (Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera)
Scott DD, Fitzpatrick S, Bailie DA, Boston ESM, Lundy MG, Buckley DJ, Teeling EC, Montgomory WI, Prodohl PA
Conservation Genetic Resources 5(3): 643-645. [PDF]
Phylogeography and postglacial recolonisation of Europe by Rhinolophus hipposideros: evidence from multiple genetic markers
Dool, SE, Puechmaille SJ,Dietz C,Juste J,Ibanez C,Hulva P, Roue SG, Petit EJ, Jones G, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC
Molecular Ecology 22(15): 4055-4070. [PDF]
From the ultrasonic to the infrared: molecular evolution and the sensory biology of bats
Jones G, Teeling EC, Rossiter SJ
Frontiers in Integrative Physiology 4:17 [PDF]
Making the impossible possible: rooting the tree of placental mammals. Molecular Biology and Evolution
Teeling EC, Hedges SB
Molecular Biology and Evolution 30(9): 1999-2000. [PDF]
Technical Comment on "The Placental Mammal Ancestor and the PostâK-Pg Radiation of Placentals"
Springer MS, Meredith RW, Teeling EC, Murphy WJ
Science 341(6146): 613-613. [PDF]
Using Illumina next generation sequencing technologies to sequence multigene families in de novo species.
Hughes GM, Gang L, Murphy WJ, Higgins DG, Teeling EC
Molecular Ecology Resources 13(3): 510-521. [PDF]


Genetic analyses reveal further cryptic lineages within the Myotis nattereri species complex.
Puechmaille SJ, Allegrini E, Boston EMS, Dubourg-Savage MJ, Evin A, Le Bris Y, Knochel A, Lecog M, Lemaire M, Rist D, Teeling EC
Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift fur Saugetierkunde 77(3): 224-228. [PDF]
Phylogenies, fossils and functional genes: The evolution of echolocation in bats.
Teeling EC, Dool S, M.S. Springer
Evolutionary History of Bats: Fossils, Molecules, and Morphology, eds. G. F. Gunnell and N. B. Simmons. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press pp. 1-21. (Reviewed Invited Book Chapter) .
Behavioural context of multi-scale species distribution models assessed by radio-tracking.
Lundy MG, Buckley DJ, Boston ESM, Scott DD, Prodohl PA, Marnell F, Teeling EC, Montgomery WI
Basic and Applied Ecology 13(2): 188-195 [PDF]
Empirical assessment of non-invasive population genetics in bats: comparison of DNA quality from faecal and tissue samples.
Boston EC, Puechmaille S, Buckley DJ, Lundy M, Scott D, Prodohl P, Montgomery WI, Teeling EC
Acta Chiropterologica 14(1): 45-52 [PDF]
Prey field switching based on preferential behaviour can induce Levy flights
Lundy MG, Harrison A, Buckley DJ, Boston ES, Scott DD,Teeling EC, Montgomery WI, Houghton DR
Proceedings of the Royal Society 10(78): 20120489 [PDF]
Phylogeny of the Emballonurini bats (Family Emballonuridae): new genus of Emballonura and species of Coleura
Goodman SM, Puechmaille S, Friedli-Weyeneth N, Gerlach J, Ruedi M, Schoeman C, Stanley WT, Teeling EC
Journal of Mammalogy 93(6): 1440-1455 [PDF]
The spatial ecology of the whiskered bat (Myotis mystacinus) at the western extreme of its range provides evidence of regional adaptation.
Buckley DJ, Lundy MG, Boston ESM, Scott DD, Gager P, Prodohl P, Marnell F, Montgomery WI, Teeling EC
Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift fur Saugetierkunde 78(3): 198-204 [PDF]
Biogeography of Old World emballonurine bats (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) inferred with mitochondrial and nuclear DNA
Ruedi M, Friedli-Weyeneth N, Teeling EC, Puechmaille S, Goodman SM
Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution 64(1): 204-211 [PDF]
Parallel signatures of sequence evolution among hearing genes in echolocating mammals: an emerging model of genetic convergence
Davies KTJ, Cotton JA, Kirwan J, Teeling EC, Rossiter SJ
Heredity, 108(5): 480 - 489 [abstract] [PDF]
Behavioural context of multi-scale species distribution models assessed by radio-tracking
Lundy MG, Buckley DJ, Boston ESM, Scott DD, Prodöhl PA, Marnell F, Teeling EC, Montgomery WI
Basic and Applied Ecology, in press
Systematics of the Hipposideros turpis complex with a description of a new subspecies from Vietnam
Thong VD, Puechmaille S, Denzinger A, Bates PJJ, Dietz C, Csorba G, Soisook P, Teeling EC, Matsumura S, Furey N, Schnitzler HU
Mammal Review, 2012;42(2):166-192 [PDF]


The evolution of sensory divergence in the context of limited gene flow in the bumblebee bat
Puechmaille SJ, Ar Gouilh M, Piyapan P, Yokubol M, Mie Mie K, Bates PJ, Satasook C, Nwe T, Hla Bu SS, Petit E, Teeling EC
Nature Communications 2, 573 [abstract]
Impacts of the Cretaceous Terrestrial Revolution and KPg Extinction on Mammal Diversification
Meredith E, Janecka JE, Gatesy J, Ryder OA, Fisher CA, Teeling EC, Goodbla A, Eizirik E, Simao LLT, Stadler T, Rabosky DL, Honeycutt RL, Flynn JJ, Ingram CM, Steiner C, Williams TL, Robinson TJ, Burk-Herrick A, Westerman M, Ayoub NA, Springer MS, Murphy WJ
Science [abstract] [PDF]
White nose syndrome: is this emerging disease a threat to European bats?
Puechmaille S, Frick WF, Kunz TH, Racey PA, Voigt C, Wibbelt G and Teeling EC
Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26(11): 570-576 [abstract] [PDF]
Genetic analyses reveal further cryptic lineages within the Myotis nattereri species complex
Puechmaille SJ, Allegrini B, Boston ESM, Dubourg-Savage MJ, Evin A, Le Bris Y, Knochel A, Lecoq V, Lemaire M, Rist D, Teeling EC
Mammalian Biology, Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 2012, 77(3): 224-228 [PDF]
Effect of sample preservation methods on the viability of Geomyces destructans, the fungus associated with white-nose syndrome in bats
Puechmaille SJ, Fuller H, Teeling EC
Acta Chiropterologica, 13(1): 217-221 [PDF]
The status of the cryptic bat species, Myotis mystacinus and Myotis brandtii in Ireland
Boston ESM, Buckley DJ, Bekaert M, Gager Y, Lundy MG, Scott DD, Prodohl PA, Montgomery WI, Marnell F, Teeling EC
Acta Chiropterologica, 12: 457-461 [PDF]
The shape of sound: Elliptic Fourier Descriptors (EFD) discriminate the echolocation calls of Myotis bats (M. daubentonii, M. nattereri and M. mystacinus)
Lundy MG, Teeling EC, Boston ESM, Scott DD, Buckley DJ, Prodohl PA, Marnell F, Montgomery WI
Bioacoustics, 20: 101-116.
Phylogenies, fossils and functional genes: The evolution of echolocation in bats
Teeling EC, Dool S, Springer MS
Eds. Gunnell GF and Simmons NB. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (In Press)
A new species of the Hipposideros (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Vietnam
Thong VD, Puechmaille S, Denzinger A, Csorba G, Dietz C, Bates PJJ, Teeling EC, Schnitzler HU
Journal of Mammalogy, 93(1): 1-11 [PDF]
SARS-Coronavirus ancestor's foot-prints in South-East Asian bat colonies: the refuge theory
Ar Gouilh M, Puechmaille S, Gonzalez JP, Teeling EC, Pattamaporn K, Manuguerra JC
Infection Genetics and Evolution, 11(7): 1690-1702 [PDF]
A critical assessment of the presence of Barbastella barbastellus and Nyctalus noctula in Ireland with a description of N. leisleri echolocation calls from Ireland
Buckley DJ, Puechmaille S, Roche N, Teeling EC
Hystrix, Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 2011; 22(1): 111-127 [PDF]
A rapid PCR-based assay for identification of cryptic Myotis sp. (M. mystacinus, M. brandtii and M. alcathoe)
Boston ESM, Hanrahan N, Puechmaille S, Ruedi M, Buckley DJ, Lundy M, Scott DD, Prodöhl PA, Montgomery WI, Teeling EC
Conservation Genetics Resources, 2011; 3(3): 557-563 [PDF]
Pan-European distribution of white-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) not associated with mass mortality
Puechmaille S, Wibbelt G, Korn V, Fuller H, Forget F, Muhldorfer K, Kurth A, Bogdanowicz W, Borel C, Bosch T, Cherezy T, Drebet M, Gorfol T, Haarsma AJ, Herhaus F, Hallart G, Hammer M, Jungmann C, Le Bris Y, Lutsar L, Masing M, Mulkens B, Passior K, Starrach M, Wojtaszewski A, Zophel U, Teeling EC
PLoS ONE, 2011; 6(4): e19167 [abstract] [PDF]


White-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) in bat, France
Puechmaille S, Verdeyroux P, Fuller H, Ar Gouilh M, Bekaert M, Teeling EC
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2010; 16(2): 290-293 [abstract] [PDF]
A taxonomic review of Hipposideros halophyllus, with additional information on H. ater and H. cineraceus (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) from Thailand and Myanmar
Douangboubpha B, Bumrungsri S, Murray S, Puechmaille S, Satasook C, Si Si Hla Bu, Harrison D, Bates P
Acta Chiropterologica, 2010; 12(1): 29-50 [PDF]
Ecological Adaptation Determines Functional Mammalian Olfactory Subgenomes
Hayden S, Bekaert M, Crider TA, Mariani S, Murphy WJ, Teeling EC
Genome Research. 2010 Jan 1; 20(1):1-9 [abstract] [PDF]


Rhodopsin Molecular Evolution in Mammals Inhabiting Low Light Environments
Zhao H, Ru B, Teeling EC, Faulkes CG, Zhang S, Rossiter SJ
PLoS ONE. 2009 Dec 16; 4(12):e8326 [abstract] [PDF]
Genome 10K: a proposal to obtain whole-genome sequence for 10,000 vertebrate species
Genome 10K Community of Scientists
J Hered. 2009 Nov-Dec;100(6):659-74 [abstract] [PDF]
Hear, hear: the convergent evolution of echolocation in bats?
Teeling EC
Trends Ecol Evol. 2009 Jul;24(7):351-4 [abstract] [PDF]
The evolution of color vision in nocturnal mammals
Zhaoa H, Rossiter SJ, Teeling EC, Li C, Cotton JA, Zhang S
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2009 June 2; 106(22):8980-5 [abstract] [PDF]
UniPrime2: a web service providing easier Universal Primer design
Boutros R, Stokes N, Bekaert M, Teeling EC
Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Jul 1;37(Web Server issue):W209-13 [abstract] [PDF]
Population size, distribution, threats and conservation status of two endangered bat species: Craseonycteris thonglongyai and Hipposideros turpis
Puechmaille SJ, Soisook P, Yokubol M, Piyapan P, Ar Gouilh M, Khin Mie Mie, Khin Khin Kyaw, Mackie I, Bumrungsri S, Dejtaradol A, Tin Nwe, Si Si Hla Bu, Satasook C, Bates P, Teeling EC
Endangered Species Research. 2009 Feb 27 [PDF]
Characterization and multiplex genotyping of 16 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the endangered bumblebee-bat, Craseonycteris thonglongyai (Chiroptera: Craseonycteridae)
Puechmaille S, Yokubol M, Piyapan P, Ar Gouilh M, Khin Mie Mie, Bates P, Satasook C, Tin Nwe, Si Si Hla Bu, Mackie I, Teeling E
Conservation Genetics, 2009; 10(4): 1073-1076 [PDF]


UniPrime: a workflow-based platform for improved universal primer design
Bekaert M, Teeling EC
Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jun; 36(10): e56 [abstract] [PDF]
Morphology and Placental Mammal Phylogeny
Springer MS, Meredith RW, Eizirik E, Teeling EC; Murphy WJ
Systematic Biology. 2008 Jun; 57(3): 499-503 [abstract] [PDF]


Supraordinal relationships of Primates and their time of origin
Springer MS, Murphy WJ, Eizirik E, Madsen O, Scally MS, Douady C, Teeling EC, Stanhope MJ, de Jong WW, O'Brien SJ
In: Primate Origin: Adaptations and Evolution. ( eds. M. Ravosa and M. Dagosta), 2007 pp 1-28, Springer Science New York [PDF]
The molecular evolution of visual perception within bats
Bekaert M, Teeling EC
Bat Research News. 2007; 48(4): 180
The adequacy of morphology for reconstructing the early history of placental mammals
Springer MS, Burk-Herrick A, Meredith R, Eizirik E, Teeling E, O'Brien SJ, Murphy WJ
Syst Biol. 2007 Aug; 56(4): 673-84 [abstract] [PDF]
A Family Matter: Conclusive Resolution of the Taxonomic Position of the Long-fingered Bats, Miniopterus
Miller-Butterworth CM, Murphy WJ, O'brien SJ, Jacobs DS, Springer MS, Teeling EC
Mol Biol Evol. 2007 Jul; 24(7): 1553-61 [abstract] [PDF]


The evolution of echolocation in bats
Jones G, Teeling EC
Trends Ecol Evol. 2006 Mar; 21(3): 149-56 [abstract] [PDF]
The late Miocene radiation of modern Felidae: a genetic assessment
Johnson WE, Eizirik E, Pecon-Slattery J, Murphy WJ, Antunes A, Teeling E, O'Brien SJ
Science. 2006 Jan 6; 311(5757): 73-7 [abstract] [PDF]


A Molecular Phylogeny for Bats Illuminates Biogeography and the Fossil Record
Teeling EC, Springer MS, Madsen O, Bates P, O'brien SJ, Murphy WJ
Science. 2005 Jan 28; 307(5709): 580-4 [abstract] [PDF]


Coronavirus outbreak in cheetahs: lessons for SARS
Pearks Wilkerson AJ, Teeling EC, Troyer JL, Bar-Gal GK, Roelke M, Marker L, Pecon-Slattery J, O'Brien SJ
Curr Biol. 2004 Mar 23; 14(6):R227-8 [abstract] [PDF]


Nuclear gene sequences confirm an ancient link between New Zealand's short-tailed bat and South American noctilionoid bats
Teeling EC, Madsen O, Murphy WJ, Springer MS, O'Brien SJ
Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2003 Aug; 28(2):308-19 [abstract] [PDF]


Microbat paraphyly and the convergent evolution of a key innovation in Old World rhinolophoid microbats
Teeling EC, Madsen O, Van den Bussche RA, de Jong WW, Stanhope MJ, Springer MS
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2002 Feb 5; 99(3):1431-6 [abstract] [PDF]


Resolution of the Early Placental Mammal Radiation Using Bayesian Phylogenetics
Murphy WJ, Eizirik E, O'Brien SJ, Madsen O, Scally M, Douady CJ, Teeling E, Ryder OA, Stanhope MJ, de Jong WW, Springer MS
Science. 2001 Dec 14; 294(5550):2348-51 [abstract] [PDF]
External Nasal Cartilages in Bats: Evidence for Microchiropteran Monophyly?
Springer MS, Teeling EC, Stanhope MJ
Journal of Mammalian Evolution. 2001 sept; 8(3):231-6 [PDF]
Integrated fossil and molecular data reconstruct bat echolocation
Springer MS, Teeling EC, Madsen O, Stanhope MJ, de Jong WW
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2001 May 22; 98(11):6241-6 [abstract] [PDF]


Molecular evidence regarding the origin of echolocation and flight in bats
Teeling EC, Scally M, Kao DJ, Romangnoli ML, Springer MS, Stanhope MJ
Nature. 2000 Jan 13; 403(6766):188-92 [abstract] [PDF]