submitted or in revision

Womack, M.C., and Bell. R.C. 200 million years of anuran body size evolution in relation to geography, ecology, and life history. In revision for Journal of Evolutionary Biology.


peer-reviewed publications

Womack, M.C., Metz, M.J., and Hoke, K.L. In Press. Larger genomes linked to slower development and loss of late-developing traits. American Naturalist.

Womack, M.C., Stynoski, J.L., Voyles , M.K., Coloma, L.A., and Hoke, K. L. 2018. Prolonged middle ear development in Rhinella horribilis. Journal of morphology.

Womack, M.C., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Coloma, L.A., and Hoke, K.L. 2018. Sensitive high-frequency hearing in earless and partially eared harlequin frogs (Atelopus). Journal of Experimental Biology. 221(10), jeb169664.

Womack, M.C., Fiero, T, and Hoke, K.L. 2018. Trait independence as a primer for trait loss. Evolution. 72(3), 679-687.

Womack, M.C., Christensen-Dalsgaard, J., Coloma L.A., Chapparo, J.C., and Hoke, K.L. 2017. Earless toads sense low frequencies but miss the high notes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 284(1864), 20171670.

Womack, M.C., Christensen-Dalsgaard, and Hoke, K.L. 2016. Better late than never: effective air-borne hearing of toads delayed due to late maturation of the tympanic middle ear structures. Journal of Experimental Biology. 219(20), 3246-3252.

Pereyra, M. O.*, Womack, M.C.*, Barrionuevo, J.S., Blotto, B.L., Baldo, D., Targino, M., ... and Grant, T. 2016. The complex evolutionary history of the tympanic middle ear in frogs * co-first authors

Babonis, L.S. Womack, M.C., and David, H.E. 2012. Morphology and putative function of the colon and cloaca of marine and freshwater snakes. Journal of Morphology. 273(1), 88-102.