Susan M. Tsang


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Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Fenton, M.B., S. Mubareka, S.M. Tsang, N.B. Simmons, and D.J. Becker. (in press). COVID-19 and threats to bats. FACETS.
  2. Nesi, N., G. Tsagkogeorga, S.M. Tsang, V. Nicolas, A. Lalis, A.T. Scanlon, S.A. Riesle-Sbarbaro, S. Wiantoro, A.T. Hitch, J. Juste, C.A. Pinzari, F.J. Bonaccorso, B.K. Lim, N.B. Simmons, M.R. McGowen, and S.J. Rossiter. (in revision) Phylogenomic analyses shed light on the ancient and rapid radiation of Old World fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Submitted to Systematic Biology.
  3. Tsang, S.M., S. Wiantoro, M.J. Veluz, N. Sugita, N.B. Simmons, D.J. Lohman. 2020. Dispersal is a significant biogeographic mechanism in Pteropus in the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 47:527-537. [link] [Feature Cover Commetary]
  4. Tsang, S.M. and S. Wiantoro. 2019. Indonesian flying foxes: Research and conservation status update. Treubia 46: 103-113. [link]
  5. Sheherazade†, H. Ober, S.M. Tsang. 2019. Durian depends on bats for pollination in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Biotropica 51: 913-922. [link]
  6. Tsang, S.M. 2019. In The Handbook of Mammals Vol. 9: Bats. Lynx Edicons. Don E. Wilson and Russell Mittermeier, Eds. (invited species accounts).
    Acerodon celebensis, Acerodon humilis, Acerodon jubatus, Acerodon leucotis, Acerodon mackloti, Pteropus alecto, Pteropus aruensis, Pteropus caniceps, Pteropus chrysoproctus, Pteropus conspicillatus, Pteropus griseus, Pteropus hypomelanus, Pteropus keyensis, Pteropus lombocensis, Pteropus melanopogon, Pteropus ocularis, Pteropus poliocephalus, Pteropus scapulatus, Pteropus speciosus, Pteropus temminckii, Pteropus vampyrus
  7. Sheherazade and S. M. Tsang. 2018. Roost of gray flying foes (Pteropus griseus in Indonesia and records of a new hunting threat. Diversity 10(3): 102. [link]
  8. Tsang, S.M., S. Wiantoro, M.J. Veluz, N.B. Simmons, D.J. Lohman. 2018. High levels of inferred gene flow among geographically distant populations of Pteropus vampyrus (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Acta Chiropterologica, 20(1):59-70. [link]
  9. Geneva, A.J., A.M. Kreit, S. Neiffer, S. Tsang, R.J. Horwitz. 2018. Regional population structure of extant and extirpated populations of the Bridle Shiner (Notropis bifrenatus), using museum and recent specimens, Conservation Genetics. 1-5. [link]
  10. Sheherazade, Yasman, Dimas H. Pradana, S.M. Tsang. 2017. The role of fruit bats in plant community changes in an urban forest in Indonesia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 65: 497-505. [link]
  11. Tsang, S.M., A.L. Ciranello, P.J.J. Bates, N.B. Simmons. 2016. The roles of taxonomy and systematics in conservation. In Bats in the Anthropocene: Conservation of Bats in a Changing World. (ed. by T. Kingston & C. Voigt). Springer. 503-538. Invited book chapter (refereed). [link]
  12. Tsang, S.M., S. Wiantoro, & N.B. Simmons. 2015. New records of near-endemic flying foxes (Chiroptera Pteropus sp.) from Seram, Indonesia, with notes on ecology and conservation status. American Museum Novitates 3842: 1-23. [link]
  13. Sheherazade† and S.M. Tsang. 2015. Quantifying the bat bushmeat trade in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, with suggestions for conservation action. Global Ecology and Conservation 3: 324-330. [link]
  14. Barrowclough, G.F., J.G. Groth, J.E. Lai, & S.M. Tsang. 2014. The phylogenetic relationships of the endemic genera of Australo-Papuan hawks. Journal of Raptor Research 48(1): 36-43. [link]
  15. Freeman-Gallant, C.R., C.C. Taff, D.F. Morin, P.O. Dunn, P.O., L.A. Whittingham, & S.M. Tsang. 2010. Sexual selection, multiple male ornaments and age- and condition-dependent signaling in the common yellowthroat. Evolution 64(4): 1007 – 1017. [link]

IUCN Assessments
Single author

  • 2016: Cynopterus titthaecheilus (e.T6107A22114054), Dobsonia moluccensis (e.T84882605A22033630), Dobsonia viridis (e.T6780A22033412), Neopteryx frosti (e.T14560A115122474), Nyctimene cephalotes (e.T14963A22007414), Pteropus aruensis (e.T136504A21974958), Pteropus caniceps (e.T18719A22079034), Pteropus chrysoproctus (e.T99688187A22078625), Pteropus keyensis (e.T136528A21980435), Pteropus lombocensis (e.T18733A22082270), Pteropus melanopogon (e.T18739A22082983), Pteropus ocularis (e.T18745A115145424), Pteropus personatus (e.T18747A22084787), Pteropus temminckii (e.T18762A22088270)
  • Waldien, D.L., Z. Wilson, S. Adleson, S. Abdul Aziz, P.J.J. Bates, S. Bumrungsri, N. Furey, N.R. Ingle, T. Mildenstein, K. Phelps, K. Tanalgo, P. Soisook, V.D. Thong, S. Wiantoro, & S. M. Tsang. 2019. Rousettus amplexicaudatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T19754A22001514.
  • Roberts, B., P. Eby, S.M. Tsang, & Sheherazade. 2017. Pteropus alecto. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T18715A22080057.
  • Tsang, S.M. & Sheherazade 2016. Acerodon celebensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T137A21988719.

Other Publications

  • Tsang, S.M. 2020. Invited Commentary. A social network approach to detect parallel wildlife trafficking: A novel tool, with potential limitations in a closed, specialist system. In response to Sanchez-Mercado et al. 2019. Animal Conservation 23: 147-148.
  • Lohman, D.J. & S.M. Tsang. 2014. Book Review: Biogeography of Australasia: A Molecular Analysis (Heads, M.). A manifesto of panbiogeography: Australasian edition. Frontiers in Biogeography 6(4): 191-193.
  • Ang, A. & Tsang, S.M. 2013. Op-ed Essay. Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. [link].