Positions

Overview

  • I came to UNCW in August 2008 after 7 years at Humboldt State University where I was an Associate Professor of Biology and Curator of Mammals.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022-08-01 Kinship and Breeding Site Philopatry Drive Fine-Scale Genetic Structure in Fragmented Populations of the Gopher Frog (Rana capito) in North CarolinaJournal of Herpetology.  56:249-257. 2022-08-01
    2022-01-01 Assessing the genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation on the federally threatened cheat mountain salamander (Plethodon nettingi): a comparative, multi-locus approachCONSERVATION GENETICS.  23:699-711. 2022-01-01
    2022-01-01 Assessing the genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation on the federally threatened cheat mountain salamander (Plethodon nettingi): a comparative, multi-locus approach.Conserv Genet.  23:699-711. 2022-01-01
    2021-01-01 Amphibians and reptiles of Wildsumaco, Napo Province, Ecuador.Check List.  17:729-751. 2021-01-01
    2020-01-01 An Empirical Evaluation of Camera Trap Study Design: How Many, How Long, and When?Methods in Ecology and Evolution.  11:700-713.. 2020-01-01
    2017-01-01 Genetic data reveal a cryptic species of New World flying squirrel: Glaucomys oregonensis.J. Mammalogy.  98:1027-1041.. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 Stable isotope analysis of dietary overlap between the endangered red wolf and sympatric coyote in northeastern North Carolina.Southeastern Naturalist.  16:283-296.. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 Carnivore diversity at a montane rainforest site in Ecuador's Gran Sumaco Biosphere Reserve.Oryx: The International Journal of Conservation.  50:474-479.. 2016-01-01
    2016-01-01 Transformational principles for NEON sampling of mammalian parasites and pathogens: response to Springer and Colleagues.BioScience.  66:917-919.. 2016-01-01
    2015-03-01 Isolation and characterization of microsatellite DNA loci in the threatened flat-spired three-toothed land snail Triodopsis platysayoidesConservation Genetics Resources.  Online First, March 2015. 2015-03-01
    2014-04-01 Diversification and gene flow in nascent lineages of island and mainland North American pine squirrels (Tamiasciurus spp.)Evolution.  68:1094-1109. 2014-04-01
    2014-01-01 Diversification and gene flow in nascent lineages of island and mainland North American pine squirrels (Tamiasciurus spp.).Evolution.  68:1094-1109.. 2014-01-01
    2013-06-01 Mitochondrial DNA analysis reveals substantial population structure within the endangered Black-capped Petrel (Pterodroma hasitata)Waterbirds.  36:228-233. 2013-06-01
    2012-05-01 Phylogenetic, morphological, and behavioral differentiation in mockingbirds and thrashers (Aves: Mimidae).Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  63:219-229. 2012-05-01
    2011-12-01 Abundance and activity patterns of the margay (Leopardus wiedii) at a mid-elevation site in the Eastern Andes of Ecuador.Journal of Neotropical Mammalogy (Mastozoologia Neotropical).  18:271-279. 2011-12-01
    2010-06-01 Molecular Systematics and Biogeography of Mesoamerican Flying SquirrelsJournal of Mammalogy.  91:654-667. 2010-06-01

    Audio-visual Document

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    2019-06-01 Arbogast interviewed on Oregon Public Radioijpr. 2019-06-01

    Document

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    2017-01-01 Phylogenomic Data Acquisition: Principles and Practice, by WB Jennings (Book Review).Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 715-716.. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 The Return of the Unicorns: The Natural History and Conservation of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros by E. Dinerstein (Book Review).Journal of Mammalogy. 1216-1218.. 2017-01-01

    Report

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    2010-01-01 Reevaluation of Status Listings for Jeopardized Mammals in North Carolina. Report of the Scientific Council on Mammals.North Carolina Natural Heritage Program/ Natural Resources Commission. 2010-01-01
    2010-01-01 Updated Species Status Report for the eastern spotted skunk, Spilogale putorius.North Carolina Natural Heritage Program/ Natural Resources Commission. 2010-01-01

    Presentations

    Research Overview

  • I am a conservation biologist. I study the evolution, biogeography, genetics and population biology of vertebrates, especially mammals and birds.
  • Investigator On

  • Comparative Population Genetics of Small Mammals Restricted to the Endangered Spruce-Fir Ecosystem of the Southern Appalachians of North Carolina. 2022-01-01 - 2026-06-01
  • Conservation Genetics and Development of a Genetic Management Plan for the Federally Threatened Cheat Mountain Salamander (Plethodon nettingi). 2021-05-01 - 2021-09-01
  • Examination of specimens of the recently discovered Humboldt's flying squirrel at the Burke Museum of Natural History, University of Washington, Seattle. 2019-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • Assessing Geographic Patterns of Genetic Variation and Gene Flow in North Carolina Populations of the Gopher Frog (Rana capito). 2017-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • Assessing Geographic Patterns of Genetic Variation and Gene Flow in North Carolina Populations of the Gopher Frog. 2017-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • CAS Pilot-Grant Award to visit Harvard to learn phylogenomic techniques and apply them to cryptic speciation in gliding mammals. 2019-01-01 - 2019-06-01
  • Continued monitoring of near-threatened margays and other medium-large bodied mammals in Wildsumaco Wildlife Sanctuary. 2018-06-01 - 2018-12-01
  • Conservation of Rainforest Mammals in the Tropical Andes of Ecuador: a Scientific and Educational Approach. 2018-07-01
  • Collaborative Proposal-Planning for the Future: Developing a Five Year Plan for Wildsumaco Biological Station 2014-01-01 - 2017-01-01
  • Conservation Genetics of the Cheat Mountain Salamander. 2013-01-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Documenting the Mammalian Biodiversity of Sumaco National Park, Ecuador. 2013-01-01 - 2014-01-01
  • Cracking the Gliding Code: Applying modern genomic approaches to identify new species, understand phenotypic variation, and unravel the great mystery of how gliding mammals are “built”. 2010-11-01 - 2011-06-01
  • Conservation Genetics of the northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) in North Carolina and Virginia (Ammendment) 2010-10-01 - 2011-06-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • Conservation Biology, Mammalogy, Biodiversity, Biogeography
  • Full Name

  • Brian Scott Arbogast