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  • Kaulfus, A.* and C.L. Higgins. 2017. Water quality and management at Timberlake Biological Field Station. 64th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Lawton, OK
  • Castaneda, E.* and C.L. Higgins. 2017. Phylogenetic diversity of small mammals in a highly fragmented forest. 64th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Lawton, OK
  • Hays, V.* and C.L. Higgins. 2017. Effects of turbidity on intra- and interspecific shoaling preferences in two gregarious cyprinids. 64th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Lawton, OK
  • Kaulfus, A* and C.L. Higgins. 2016 Water quality and mangement at Timberlake Biological Field Station. Tarleton State University Student Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Jensen, J.R.* and C.L. Higgins. 2016. Examining species richness and phylogenetic diversity in bat assemblages across Mexico. 96th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammoligsts. Minneapolis, MN
  • Lingbeek, B.*,  C.L. Higgins, D.H. Kattes, J. Muir, and T.W. Schwertner. 2016. Arthropod diversity response to deforestation and desertification in the Sahel. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jensen, J.R.* and C.L. Higgins. 2016. Examining species richness and phylogenetic diversity patterns in bat communities across Mexico. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Hays, V.* and C.L. Higgins. 2016. The importance of vision in shoaling behavior in Cyprinella lutrensis and Cyprinella venusta. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Ruehle, B.P.*, C.L. Higgins, and K.K. Herrmann. 2016. Relationship between diversity and abundance of parasites and reproductive potential in two cyprinids with different mating strategies. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Telgenhoff, G.*, P.D. Sudman, C.L. Higgins, and J.B. Breeden. 2016. A retrospective analysis of factors affecting reproductive success of captive cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus, at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Mexico City, Mexico
  • Lingbeek, B.*, D.H. Kattes, C.L. Higgins, J. Muir, and T.W. Schwertner. 2016. Arthropod diversity response to deforestation and desertification in the Sahel. 64th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Tyler, TX
  • Jensen, J.R.* and C.L. Higgins. 2016. Assessing the feasibility of using the NABat monitoring protocol to characterize bat assemblages across Texas.  34th Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Mammalogists. Junction, TX
  • Hays, V.* and C.L. Higgins. 2015. Effects of turbidity on intra- and inter-specific shoaling preferences. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Lingbeek, B.*, C.L. Higgins, D. Kattes, and J. Muir. 2015. Biodiversity response to deforestation and desertification in the Sahel. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Jensen, J.R.* and C.L. Higgins. 2015. Using NABat monitoring protocol to characterize bat assemblages in the Cross Timbers and Edward's Plateau ecoregions of Texas. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Ruehle, B.*, C.L. Higgins, and K. Herrmann. 2015. The relationship between parasitic infection and reproductive potential of two cyprinids with different reproductive strategies. 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Portland, OR
  • de la Sancha, N.U., R. Maestri, S.J. Presley, and C.L. Higgins. 2015. Phylogenetic and functional diversity in a highly fragmented forest system. 95th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. Jacksonville, FL
  • Ruehle, B.*, C.L. Higgins, and K. Herrmann. 2015. The relationship between parasitic infection and reproductive potential of two cyprinids with different reproductive strategies. Southwestern Association of Parasitologists, Lake Texoma, OK
  • Ruehle, B.*, C.L. Higgins, and K. Herrmann. 2015. The relationship between parasitic infection and reproductive potential of two cyprinids with different reproductive strategies. 90th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. Omaha, NE
  • Medina Torres, K.M.* and C.L. Higgins. 2015. Taxonomic and functional changes in the metacommunity strcuture of stream-fish assemblages in Texas from 1988-2009. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. San Diego, CA
  • Ruehle, B.*, C.L. Higgins, and K. Herrmann. 2015. The relationship between parasitic infection and reproductive potential of two cyprinids with different reproductive strategies. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. San Diego, CA
  • Pyle, C.S.* and C.L. Higgins. 2015.  Mammals of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park: the initiation of a long-term survey. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. San Diego, CA 
  • Wiegreffe, W.*, J. Giocomo, C.L. Higgins, A. Nelson, andd P. Sudman. 2015. Territorial aspects of the painted bunting (Passerina ciris) in the Texas Cross Timbers. 62nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. San Diego, CA
  • Price, C.J.*, D.H. Kattes, C.L. Higgins, K. Herrmann, and T.W. Schwertner.  2014.  Spatial and temporal variation in distribution and abundance of spinose ear ticks (Otobius megnini) within animal shelters at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  Southwestern Association of Parasitologists, Lake Texoma, OK
  • Ruehle, B.* and C.L. Higgins. 2014. The effects of parasitic infection on the reproductive potential of two cyprinids with different reproductive strategies.  Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Medina-Torres, K.M.* and C.L. Higgins. 2014. Taxonomic and functional changes in metacommunity striucture of stream-fish assemblages in Texas from 1988-2009. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Price, C.J.*, J.L. Glass*, C.N. Niebuhr, D.H. Kattes, K.K. Herrmann, T.W. Schwertner, and C.L. Higgins. 2013. Spatio-temporal dynamics of spinose ear ticks (Otobius megnini) at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  4th International Scientific Symposium for PhD Students and Students of Agricultural Colleges.  Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Kutovoy, G.* and C.L. Higgins. 2013. Experimental studies of shoaling behavior in red shiner (Cyprinella lutrensis) and blacktail shiner (C. venusta).  Texas BioScience Institute – part of NSF-STEP Grant “The Central Texas 2-STEP.”  Temple, TX
  • Price, C.J.*, C.L. Higgins, D.H. Kattes, K.K. Herrmann, and T.W. Schwertner. 2013. Population dynamics of spinose ear ticks (Otobius megini) within animal shelters. 60th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Lake Charles, LA
  • Weigreffe, W.*, A.R. Love*, C.L. Higgins, and R.S. Pfau. 2013.  Lack of mitochondrial DNA introgression between red and blacktail shiners (Genus Cyprinella) in two Texas River.  60th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists. Lake Charles, LA
  • Price, C.*, D.H. Kattes, C.L. Higgins, K. Herrmann, and T.W. Schwertner.  2013.  Spatial and temporal variation in distribution and abundance of spinose ear ticks (Otobius megnini) within animal shelters at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.  Entomological Society of America – Southwestern Branch.  Las Cruces, NM  
  • Wiegreffe, W.*,  A.R. Love*, C.L. Higgins, and R.S. Pfau.  2012.  Lack of introgressive hybridization between red shiners and blacktail shiners in the Bosque and Paluxy Rivers. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Price, C.*, D. Kattes, and C.L. Higgins. 2012. Spatial and temporal variation in distribution and abundance of spinose ear ticks (Otobius megnini) within animal shelters at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Love, A.*, C.L. Higgins, and R. Pfau. 2011. Hybridization between red shiner and blacktail shiner in the Paluxy River and Bosque River. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Taylor, J.*, A.R. Love*, and C.L. Higgins. 2011. Hybridization that produces morphological differences in minnows of the Paluxy and Bosque Rivers. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • DeGarmo, S.* and C.L. Higgins. 2011. Patterns of species richness in freshwater fishes across North America. Tarleton State University Research Symposium. Stephenville, TX
  • Munz, J.T.* and C.L. Higgins.  2011.  Reproductive ecology of cyprinids in the Paluxy River.  58th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists.  Tyler, TX
  • Munz, J.T.* and C.L. Higgins.  2010.  Reproductive ecology of the mimic shiner.  Tarleton State University Student Research Symposium.  Stephenville, TX
  • Stone, K.* and C.L. Higgins.  2010.  Spatial and temporal variation in fish-assemblage structure along the Paluxy River.  Tarleton State University Student Research Symposium.  Stephenville, TX
  • Munz, J.T.* and C.L. Higgins.  2009.  Comparative analysis of biotic integrity between the Bosque and Paluxy.  Tarleton State University Student Research Symposium.  Stephenville, TX
  • Blalack, E.A.* and C.L. Higgins.  2009.  Partitioning biodiversity of stream-fish assemblages in central Texas.  Tarleton State University Student Research Symposium.  Stephenville, TX
  • Bloch, C.P., C.L. Higgins, and M.R. Willig.  2009.  Long-term trends in spatial partitioning of biodiversity: considerations of disturbance and recovery.  Long Term Ecological Research Network All Scientist Meeting.  Estes park, CO
  • Higgins, C.L., C.P. Bloch, and M.R. Willig.  2008.  Temporal changes and the effects of disturbance on the partitioning of biodiversity of terrestrial gastropods at various spatial scales.  Ecological Society of America.  Milwaukee, WI
  • Barmore, A.M.* and C.L. Higgins.  2007.  Habitat selection in blacktail shiners.  Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research Symposium.  Stephenville, TX
  • Higgins, C.L.  2006.  Modeling stream-fish assemblages with niche apportionment models: patterns, processes, and scale dependence.  Ecological Society of America.  Memphis, TN
  • Higgins, C.L.  2006. Spatiotemporal variation in fish assemblages based on species composition and functional groups.  Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society.  San Antonio, TX
  • Chizinski, C.J., C.L. Higgins, and K.L. Pope.  2005.  Fish communities in urban settings: multiple hypotheses testing of fish incidence patterns. Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.  Grapevine, TX
  • Chizinski, C.J., C.L. Higgins, C.E. Shavlik, and K.L. Pope.  2004.  Multiple hypotheses testing of fish incidence patterns in an urbanized ecosystem.  American Fisheries Society.  Madison, WI
  • Higgins, C.L.  and G.R. Wilde.  2003.  The role of salinity in structuring stream-fish assemblages in a prairie stream system.  TTUAB Graduate Forum.  Lubbock, TX
  • Higgins, C.L. and R.E. Strauss.  2001.  Effects of temperature and diet on the timing of ossification in the livebearing fishes Xiphophorus helleri and X. maculatus (Poeciliidae).  Society for the Study of Evolution.  Knoxville, TN
  • Higgins, C.L., P.J. Butler, and R.E. Strauss.  2001.  Discrimination of foraging paths produced by different search models.  Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.  Chicago, IL
  • Morris-Olson, L., M.A. Houck, C.L. Higgins, and G. de Grande.  2000.  Honeybee wing morphology: multivariate discrimination of thelytokous populations.  Entomological Society of America.  Montreal-Quebec, Canada
  • Higgins, C.L., O. Konu, and R.E. Strauss.  2000.  Discrimination of foraging paths produces by different search tactics.  Animal Behavior Society.  Atlanta, GA
  • Higgins, C.L. and J. Powers.  1998.  Home range of the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, in the Concho Valley of Texas.  Angelo State University.  San   Angelo, TX