Volume 12, Issue 1 (April 2017)


Research Articles


Courtship Behavior of the Yonahlossee Salamander (Plethodon yonahlossee): Observations in the Field and Laboratory

Todd W. Pierson, Stevan J. Arnold, M. Kevin Hamed, Will Lattea, and Evin T. Carter

Body Malformations in a Forest-dwelling Salamander, Salamandrina perspicillata (Savi, 1821)

Antonio Romano, Ignazio Avella, and Daniele Scinti Roger

Assessment of American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus (Crocodylidae), and Brown Caiman, Caiman crocodilus
fuscus (Alligatoridae), Populations in the Paramillo National Natural Park, Colombia

Thomas A. Viloria-Lagares, Rafael A. Moreno-Arias, and Paul Bloor

Turtle Soup: Local Usage and Demand for Wild Caught Turtles in Qiongzhong County, Hainan Island

Daniel Gaillard, Lin Liu, Shi Haitao, and Luo Shujin

A Population in Limbo: Unisexual Salamanders (Genus Ambystoma) Decline Without Sperm-donating Species

James P. Bogart, Jessica E. Linton, and Al Sandilands

Reproductive Biology and Natural History of the White-lipped Pit Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris Gray, 1842) in Hong Kong

Anne Devan-Song, Paolo Martelli, and Nancy E. Karraker

Amphibians, Pesticides, and the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus in Restored Wetlands in Agricultural Landscapes

Rebecca A. Reeves, Clay L. Pierce, Mark W. Vandever, Erin Muths, and Kelly L. Smalling

New Evidence Characterizing Temperature-dependent Sex Determination in Broad-snouted Caiman, Caiman latirostris

María Virginia Parachú Marcó, Pamela Leiva, Josefina Luciana Iungman, Melina Soledad Simoncini, and Carlos Ignacio Piña

Genetic Characterization of Webster’s Salamander (Plethodon websteri) Within a Fragmented Landscape, Using
Novel Microsatellites

Sheena M. Feist, Thomas M. Mann, and Debora L. Mann

Seasonal Migration by a Terrestrial Salamander, Plethodon websteri (Webster’s Salamander)

Thomas M. Mann and Debora L. Mann

Spatial Ecology of the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (Heterodon platirhinos) at the Northeastern Limit of its Range

John P. Vanek and Dennis K. Wasko

Quantitative Determination of the Minimum Body Size for Photo-identification of Melanophryniscus montevidensis

Cecilia Bardier, Gisela Pereira, Ernesto Elgue, Raúl Maneyro, and Luís Felipe Toledo

Frogs on the Beach: Ecology of California Red-legged Frogs (Rana draytonii) in Coastal Dune Drainages
[Photo Gallery]

Brian J. Halstead and Patrick M. Kleeman

Sexual Size Dimorphism in Relation to Age and Growth in Hypsiboas cordobae (Anura: Hylidae) from Córdoba,

Manuel Otero, Mariana Baraquet, Favio Pollo, Pablo Grenat, Nancy Salas, and Adolfo Martino

Ranaviruses Infect Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs (Rana muscosa and Rana sierrae) Threatened by Batrachochytrium

Thomas C. Smith, Angela M. Picco, and Roland Knapp

Wildlife Cameras Reveal High Resolution Activity Patterns in Threatened Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus)

Rochelle M. Stiles, Tim R. Halliday, Nathan J. Engbrecht, Jonathan W. Swan, and Michael J. Lannoo

Differentiation of Isolated Populations: Two Giant Salamander Species (Dicamptodon) East of the Oregon Cascade
Mountain Crest, USA

R.Bruce Bury, Jason Bracken, Nick D. Waters, Gwendolynn W. Bury, Christina L. Baggett, and Kali Doten

Resource Use by Adults of Four Species of Anurans Along the Río Salado, Puebla, Mexico

Guillermo A. Woolrich-Piña, Geoffrey R. Smith, Julio A. Lemos-Espinal, and R. Guadalupe Martínez-Olguín

Evaluating the Effects of Abiotic and Biotic Factors on Movement Through Wildlife Crossing Tunnels During Migration
of the California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense

Tracy K. Bain, David G. Cook, And Derek J. Girman

Mitigating Road Mortality of Diamond-Backed Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) with Hybrid Barriers at Crossing Hot

Brian A. Crawford, Clinton T. Moore, Terry M. Norton, and John C. Maerz

Movement Ecology and Habitat Use of Three Sympatric Anuran Species

Amber L. Pitt, Joseph J. Tavano, Robert F. Baldwin, and Benjamin S. Stegenga

Remarkable Male Bias in a Population of Midland Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta marginata) in Ontario, Canada

Marc Dupuis-Désormeaux, Vince D’Elia, Casey Cook, Jeremy Pearson, Vijendra Adhikari, and Suzanne MacDonald

Activity Patterns and Habitat Use of Ansonia hanitschi on Gunung Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Nancy E. Karraker, David Bickford, Samantha Fischer, Anne Devan-Song, Alicia Tan, Jennifer Sheridan, Paul Yambun,
and Maklarin Lakim

Thermal Characteristics of Overwintering Habitats for the Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) Across Three
Study Areas in Ontario, Canada

Chantel E. Markle and Patricia Chow-Fraser

Spatiotemporal Ecology of Apalone spinifera in a Large, Great Plains River Ecosystem

Brian J. Tornabene, Robert G. Bramblett, Alexander V. Zale, and Stephen A. Leathe

Diet of Bog Turtles (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) from Northern and Southern New Jersey, USA

Nelson A. Melendez, Brian Zarate, Jonathan Fingerut, and Scott P. McRobert

The Distribution and Diversity of Reptiles in a Species-Rich Protected Area of Central Italy

Leonardo Vignoli, Andrea Cinquegranelli, Giuseppe Lucidi, Luca Luiselli, and Daniele Salvi

Nesting Ecology and Habitat Use of Chelydra serpentina in an Area Modified by Agricultural and Industrial Activity

Molly M. Thompson, Brittney H. Coe, Justin D. Congdon, Dean F. Stauffer, and William A. Hopkins