Ray, C. and S.K. Collinge. 2014. Quantifying the relative importance of connectivity, history and habitat quality in the assembly of plant communities. Ecology, in press

Faist, A.M, S. Ferrenberg and S.K. Collinge. 2013. Banking on the past: Seed banks as a reservoir for rare and native species in restored vernal pools. AoB PLANTS 5: plt043; doi:10.1093/aobpla/plt043.

Sackett, L.C., S.K. Collinge, and A.P. Martin. 2013. Do pathogens reduce genetic diversity of their hosts? Variable effects of sylvatic plague in black-tailed prairie dogs. Molecular Ecology 22(9): 2441-2455. DOI: 10.1111/mec.12270.

Collinge, S.K., C. Ray, and J.T. Marty. 2013. A long-term comparison of hydrology and plant community composition in constructed versus naturally occurring vernal pools. Restoration Ecology 21(6): 704-712. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12009.

Sackett, L.C., T. B. Cross, R. T. Jones, W. Johnson, K. Ballare, C. Ray, S. K. Collinge, and A.P. Martin. 2012. Connectivity of prairie dog colonies in an altered landscape: inferences from analysis of microsatellite DNA variation. Conservation Genetics 13: 407-418.

Johnson, T.L., J.F. Cully, Jr., S.K. Collinge, C. Ray, C. Frey, and B. Sandercock. 2011. Spread of sylvatic plague among black-tailed prairie dogs is associated with colony spatial characteristics. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:357-368.

Collinge, S.K., C. Ray, and F. Gerhardt. 2011. Long-term data on vernal pool plant communities reveal formerly cryptic effects of biotic resistance to exotic species invasion. Ecological Applications 21:2105-2118.

Brinkerhoff, R. Jory, A.P. Martin, R.T. Jones, and S.K. Collinge. 2011. Population genetic structure of the prairie dog flea and plague vector, Oropsylla hirsuta. Parasitology 138:71-79.

Cully, J. F. Jr., S. K. Collinge, R. E. VanNimwegen, C. Ray, W. C. Johnson, B. Thiagarajan, D. B. Conlin and B. Holmes. 2010. Spatial variation in keystone effects: Small mammal diversity associated with black-tailed prairie dog colonies. Ecography 33:667–677. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2009.05746.

Torres-Pérez, F., L. Wilson, S.K. Collinge, H. Harmon, C. Ray, R.A. Medina, and B. Hjelle. 2010. Sin Nombre Virus infection in field workers, Colorado, USA. Emerging Infectious Diseases 16(2):308-310.

Cully, J.F., Jr., T.L. Johnson, S.K. Collinge, and C. Ray. 2010. Disease limits populations: plague and black-tailed prairie dogs. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10(1):7-15.

Brinkerhoff, R.J., S.K. Collinge, C. Ray, and KL. Gage. 2010. Rodent and flea abundance fail to predict a plague epizootic in black-tailed prairie dogs. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10(1):47-52.

Bai, Y., M.Y. Kosoy, C.H. Calisher, J.F. Cully, Jr., and S.K. Collinge. 2009. Effects of rodent community diversity and composition on prevalence of an endemic bacterial pathogen – Bartonella. Biodiversity 10(4):3-11.

Collinge, S.K. and C. Ray. 2009. Transient patterns in the assembly of vernal pool plant communities. Ecology 90(12):3313-3323.

Brinkerhoff, R.J., Sharon K. Collinge, Ying Bai, and Chris Ray. 2009. Are carnivores universally good sentinels of plague? Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 9(5):491-497.

Ying Bai, M.Y. Kosoy, C. Ray, R.J. Brinkerhoff and S.K. Collinge. 2008b. Temporal and spatial patterns of Bartonella infection in black-tailed prairie dogs. Microbial Ecology 56:373-382.

Brinkerhoff, R.J., C. Ray, B. Thiagarajan, S.K. Collinge, J.F. Cully, Jr, B. Holmes and K.L. Gage. 2008. Prairie dog presence affects occurrence patterns of disease vectors on small mammals. Ecography 31:654-662.

Ramp, J.M., T.A. Ranker, and S.K. Collinge. 2008. Conservation of rare species with an island-like distribution: a case study of Lasthenia conjugens (Asteraceae) using population genetic structure and distribution of rare markers. Plant Species Biology 23:97-110. [Was selected as recipient of Plant Species Biology Best Paper of 2008].

Ying Bai, M.Y. Kosoy, A. Martin, C. Ray, K. Sheff, L. Chalcraft and S.K. Collinge. 2008a. Characterization of Bartonella strains isolated from black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus). Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 8(1):1-5.

Snäll, T, R.B. O’Hara, C. Ray and S.K. Collinge. 2008. Climate-driven spatial dynamics of plague among prairie dog colonies. American Naturalist 171(2):238-248.

Ray, C. and S.K. Collinge. 2007. Introducing the trophic vortex: response to Stapp. EcoHealth 4:122-124.

Ying Bai, M.Y. Kosoy, J.F. Cully, Jr., Bala Thiagarajan, C. Ray and S.K. Collinge. 2007.
Acquisition of non-specific Bartonella strains by the northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 61:438-448.

Gerhardt, F. and S.K. Collinge. 2007. Abiotic constraints eclipse biotic resistance in determining invisibility along experimental vernal pool gradients. Ecological Applications 17:922-933.

Ramp, Jennifer M., Tom A. Ranker, and Sharon K. Collinge. 2006. Restoration genetics of the vernal pool endemic Lasthenia conjugens (Asteraceae). Conservation Genetics 7:631-649.

Oliver, J. C., K. L. Prudic, and S. K. Collinge. 2006. Boulder County Open Space butterfly diversity and abundance. Ecology 87:1066. Ecological Archives E087-61.

Dickens, S.J., F. Gerhardt and S.K. Collinge. 2005. Recreational portage trails as corridors facilitating non-native plant invasions of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (USA). Conservation Biology 19:1653-1657.

Marty, J.T., S.K. Collinge, and K.J. Rice. 2005. Responses of a remnant California native bunchgrass population to grazing, burning, and climatic variation. Plant Ecology 181:101-112.

Collinge, S.K., W.C. Johnson, C. Ray, R. Matchett, J. Grensten, J.F. Cully, Jr., K.L. Gage, M.Y. Kosoy, J.E. Loye, and A.P. Martin. 2005b. Landscape structure and plague occurrence in black-tailed prairie dogs on grasslands of the western USA. Landscape Ecology 20:941-955.

Collinge, S.K., W.C. Johnson, C. Ray, R. Matchett, J. Grensten, J.F. Cully, Jr., K.L. Gage, M.Y. Kosoy, J.E. Loye, and A.P. Martin. 2005a. Testing the generality of a trophic-cascade model for plague. EcoHealth 2:102-112.

Jones, Ryan T., Andrew P. Martin, Adam J. Mitchell, Sharon K. Collinge, and Chris Ray. 2005. Characterization of 14 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus). Molecular Ecology Notes 5:71-73.

Johnson, W.C. and S.K. Collinge. 2004. Landscape effects on black-tailed prairie dog colonies. Biological Conservation 115:487-497.

Collinge, S.K. 2003. Constructed vernal pool seeding experiment aids in recovery of Contra Costa goldfields (California). Ecological Restoration 21:316-317.

Collinge, S.K., CA. Wise, and B. Weaver. 2003. Germination, early growth, and flowering of a vernal pool annual in response to soil moisture and salinity. Madroño 50(2):83-93.

Marty, J.T., K.J. Rice, and S.K. Collinge. 2003. The effects of burning, grazing and herbicide treatments on restored and remnant populations of Nassella pulchra at Beale Air Force Base, California. Grasslands 13(2):1-9.

Gerhardt, F. and S.K. Collinge. 2003. http://www.collingelab.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Gerhardt_F_and_Collinge_S.K._2003.pdf, USA. Journal of Biogeography 30:1043-1052.

Townsend, A.R., R.W. Howarth, F.A. Bazzaz, M.S. Booth, C.C. Cleveland, S.K. Collinge, A.P. Dobson, P.R. Epstein, E.A. Holland, D.R. Keeny, M.A. Mallin, P. Wayne and A. Wolfe. 2003. Human health effects of a changing global nitrogen cycle. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1(5):240-246.

Collinge, S.K., K. Prudic, and J. Oliver. 2003. Effects of local habitat characteristics and landscape context on grassland butterfly diversity. Conservation Biology 17:178-187.

Collinge, S.K. and T.M. Palmer. 2002. The influences of patch shape and boundary contrast on insect response to fragmentation in California grasslands. Landscape Ecology 17 (7): 647-656.

Collinge, S.K., M. Holyoak, J.T. Marty, and C. Barr. 2001. Riparian habitat fragmentation and population persistence of the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in northern California. Biological Conservation 100(1):103-113.

Collinge, S.K. 2001. Introduction: spatial ecology and biological conservation. Biological Conservation 100(1):1-2. [Led the list of the top 25 most downloaded articles for the journal, January-December 2001; see http://www.elsevier.com/locate/issn/00063207].

Collinge, S.K. 2000. Effects of grassland fragmentation on insect species loss, recolonization, and movement patterns. Ecology 81(8):2211-2226.

Collinge, S.K. 1998. Spatial arrangement of patches and corridors: clues from ecological field experiments. Landscape and Urban Planning 42:157-168.

Collinge, S.K. and R.T.T. Forman. 1998. A conceptual model of land conversion processes: predictions and evidence from a field experiment with grassland insects. Oikos 82:66-84.

Forman, R.T.T. and S.K. Collinge. 1997. Nature conserved in changing landscapes with and without spatial planning. Landscape and Urban Planning 37:129-135.

Collinge, S.K. 1996. Ecological consequences of habitat fragmentation: implications for landscape architecture and planning. Landscape and Urban Planning 36:59-77.

Bowers, M.D., K. Boockvar and S.K. Collinge. 1993. Iridoid glycosides of Chelone glabra (Scrophulariaceae) and their sequestration by larvae of a sawfly, Tenthredo grandis (Tenthredinidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 19:815-823.

Bowers, M.D., S.K. Collinge, S.E. Gamble and J. Schmitt. 1992. Effects of genotype, habitat, and seasonal variation on iridoid glycoside content of Plantago lanceolata (Plantaginaceae) and the implications for insect herbivores. Oecologia 91:201-207.

Bowers, M.D., N.E. Stamp and S.K. Collinge. 1992. Early stage of a host range expansion by a specialist herbivore, Euphydryas phaeton (Nymphalidae). Ecology 73:526-536.

Bowers, M.D. and S.K. Collinge. 1992. Fate of iridoid glycosides in different life stages of the buckeye, Junonia coenia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 18:817-831.

Louda, S.M. and S.K. Collinge. 1992. Plant resistance to insect herbivores: A field test of the environmental stress hypothesis. Ecology 73:153-169.

Louda, S.M., M.A. Potvin and S.K. Collinge. 1990. Predispersal seed predation, postdispersal seed predation and competition in the recruitment of seedlings by a native prairie thistle. American Midland Naturalist 124:105-113.

Collinge, S.K. and S.M. Louda. 1989b. Scaptomyza nigrita Wheeler (Diptera: Drosophilidae), a leaf miner of the native crucifer, Cardamine cordifolia A. Gray (Bittercress). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 62:1-10.

Collinge, S.K. and S.M. Louda. 1989a. Influence of plant phenology on the insect herbivore/bittercress interaction. Oecologia 79:111-116.

Collinge, S.K. and S.M. Louda. 1988b. Patterns of resource use by a drosophilid (Diptera) leaf miner on a native crucifer. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 81:733-741.

Collinge, S.K. and S.M. Louda. 1988a. Herbivory by leaf miners in response to experimental shading of a native crucifer. Oecologia 75:559-566.