General Biology I & II
Anatomy & Physiology I & II
B.S., SUNY at Geneseo, 1972; Biology
M.S., Adelphi University, 1974; Biology
Ph.D, Northeastern University, 1982; Biology
Mammalian Evolution & Zoogeography
Parasitic Arthropods of rodents of the Family Heteromyidae;
Mammals of New York State (a book to be published 2012);
Mammals of Northern New England;
Food habits of bats (Family Vespertilionidae);
Systematics of chipmunks (Genus Tamias).
Jones, G.S. and H.H. Thomas. 1983. Distribution and ectoparasites of Little Brown Bats,
Myotis lucifugus, on Prince Edward Island. Canadian Field-Naturalist, 97:320-321.
Moosman, P. R., Jr., C. Cratsley, S. D. Lehto, and H. H. Thomas. 2009. Do courtship flashes of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) serve as aposematic signals against insectivorous bats? Animal Behavior 78(2009):1019-1025.
Jones, G.S. and H.H. Thomas. 1982. Mites, ticks, and fleas of the mice Zapus hudsonius and Napaeozapus insignis from the Maritime Provinces and Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada. Canadian Entomologist, 114:1031-1035.
Fain, A., J. O. Whitaker, Jr., and H.H. Thomas. 1988. Two new species of Geomylichus Fain, 1970 (Acari, Listrophoridae) from California, U.S.A. Internat. J. Acarology, 14:121-125.
Fain, A., J.O. Whitaker, Jr., and H.H. Thomas. 1991. Two new fur-mites of the genus Geomylichus Fain, 1970 (Acari, Listrophoridae) from kangaroo rats, Dipodomys spp., from the U.S.A. Internat. J. Acarology, 17:175-180.
Thomas, H.H., J.O. Whitaker, Jr., and T.L. Best. 1990. Ectoparasites of Dipodomys elator from North-Central Texas with some data from sympatric Chaetodipus hispidus and Perognathus flavus. Southwestern Naturalist, 35: 111-114.
Thomas, H.H., T.L. Best, and C. Lydeard. 1991. Parasitic and phoretic arthropods of the elephant-eared and the Santa Cruz kangaroo rats. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 27: 358-362.
Best, T.L. and H.H. Thomas. 1991. Dipodomys insularis. Mammalian Species, 374:1-3.
Best, T.L. and H.H. Thomas. 1991. Spermophilus madrensis. Mammalian Species, 378: 1-2.
Thomas, H.H. and T.L. Best. 1994. Sylvilagus mansuetus. Mammalian Species, 465: 1-3.
Sheffield, S. and H.H. Thomas. 1997. Mustela frenata. Mammalian Species, 570: 1-8.
Kollath, L.R. and H.H. Thomas. 1998. Taxonomy of Nicaraguan forms of mice of the genus Peromyscus (Rodentia, Muridae) using discriminant function analysis. Mass. State College's Graduate Dean's Symposium, 20:155-161.
St. Jean, K.T. and H.H. Thomas. 1998. Identification of Nicaraguan Peromyscus using mitochondrial DNA sequences. Mass. State College's Graduate Dean's Symposium, 32: 213-221.
Perla, R.J. and H.H. Thomas. 2001. Ixodid ticks recovered from vegetation in north-central Massachusetts. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 29: 387-389.
Whitaker, J.O., Jr., H.H. Thomas, and A. Hicks and J. Bopp. 2012. The Mammals of New York State. Comstock Press, Ithaca, NY. in press.
Moosman, P.R., Jr., H.H. Thomas and J.P. Veilleux. 2007. Foods eaten by the small-footed myotis (Myotis leibii) in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. American Midland Naturalist, 158; 354-360.
Bjorkland, B.M., H.H. Thomas, P.A. Palmiotto, J.P. Algeo, D. Slate, R.B. Chipman, M.D. Chandler, and D.J. Wilda. 2008. Potential food item distractions during raccoon ORV baiting campaigns on Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Would you like fries with that? Proceedings of the 23rd Vertebrate Pest Conference, 23: 270-274.
Veilleux, J.P., H.H. Thomas, and P.R. Moosman, Jr. 2008. Bats of the Pisgah State Park, New Hampshire, Northeastern Naturalist, 15: 25-34.
Moosman, P.R., Jr., C. Cratsley, S.D. Lehto and H.H. Thomas, 2009. Do courtship flashes of fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae serve as aposematic signals against insectivorous bats? Animal Behavior, 78(2009): 1019-1025.
Moosman, P.R., H.H. Thomas and J.P. Veilleux, 2012. Diet of the widespread insectivorous bats Eptesicus fuscus and Myotis lucifugus relative to climate and richness of bat communities. Journal of Mammalogy, 93 (2) in press.
Thomas, H.H., P.R. Moosman, Jr., J.P. Veilleux and J. Holt, 2012. Foods of insectivorous bats in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Northeastern Naturalist (submitted for publication).
American Society of Mammalogists (life-member)