Volume 12, Issue 2 (August 2017)


Research Articles


Habitat Modeling and Conservation of the Western Chicken Turtle (Deirochelys reticularia miaria)

Wade A. Ryberg, Brad D. Wolaver, Heather L. Prestridge, Ben J. Labay, Jon Paul Pierre, Ruth A. Costley,
Connor S. Adams, Brandon C. Bowers, and Toby J. Hibbitts

Amphibian Use of Wetlands Created by Military Activity in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana, USA

Stephen M. Ecrement and Stephen C. Richter

Habitat Selection and Population Density of the World’s Smallest Chameleon, Brookesia micra, on Nosy Hara,

Andrew R. Villeneuve

Prevalence and Details of Polydactylism in the American Alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, in Louisiana, USA

Ruth M. Elsey, Dwayne LeJeune, Brodee Landry, Kyle Reed, Mickey Miller, and Michael D. Kaller

Using Photographic Identification to Monitor Sea Turtle Populations at Perhentian Islands Marine Park in Malaysia
[Photo Gallery]

Seh-Ling Long and Nazirul A. Azmi

Alteration Effects of Ornamental Whitewashing of Rocks on the Soil Properties and Body Condition of Fossorial
Amphisbaenians that Live Under Them

José Martín, Eduardo Gutiérrez, and Luis V. García

Behavior and Conspecific Interactions of Nesting Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus)
[Supplementary Videos]

Thomas A. Radzio, James A. Cox, and Michael P. O’Connor

Sea Snakes of Bangladesh: A Preliminary Survey of Cox’s Bazar District With Notes on Diet, Reproduction, and
Conservation Status

Mohammad Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Kate L. Sanders, Kanishka D.B. Ukuwela, and Mohammad Firoj Jamam

First Report on a Trichromatic Lowland Vipera berus bosniensis Population in Serbia

Sonja Nikolić and Aleksandar Simović

Habitat Determinants of the Threatened Sahel Tortoise Centrochelys sulcata at Two Spatial Scales

Fabio Petrozzi, Emmanuel M. Hema, Djidama Sirima, Benoit Douamba, Gabriel Hoinsoudé Ségniagbeto, Tomas Diagne,
Nioking Amadi, Giovanni Amori, Godfrey C. Akani, Edem A. Eniang, Laurent Chirio, and Luca Luiselli

Habitat Associations for the Endangered Frog Atelognathus patagonicus within the Aquatic Environment: Key
Microhabitats for Conservation

María E. Cuello, Carmen A. Úbeda, and María T. Bello

Estimating Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus) Abundance in the Lamoille River, Vermont, USA [Photo Gallery]

Isaac C. Chellman, Donna L. Parrish, and Therese M. Donovan

Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Armenian Vipers, Montivipera raddei, in Two Landscapes: Implications
for Conservation

Jeffery A. Ettling and Patricia G. Parker

Ontogeny of Sexual Dichromatism in the Explosively Breeding Wood Frog

Max R. Lambert, Bradley E. Carlson, Meredith S. Smylie, and Lindsey Swierk

Courtship in the Torrent Salamander, Rhyacotriton, has an Ancient and Stable History

Kali Doten, Gwendolynn W. Bury, Melody Rudenko, and Stevan J. Arnold

Effects of Light Pollution on Habitat Selection in Post-Metamorphic Wood Frogs (Rana sylvatica) and Unisexual Blue-
spotted Salamanders (Ambystoma laterale × jeffersonianum)

Abigail B. Feuka, Kristine E. Hoffmann, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., and Aram J.K. Calhoun

Characterization of a Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Foraging Aggregation along the Pacific Coast of Southern Mexico

Samantha G. Karam-Martínez, Isabel Raymundo-González, J. Alberto Montoya-Márquez, Francisco Villegas-Zurita, and
Francisco Becerril-Bobadilla

Modeling Geographic Distribution for the Endangered Yellow Spotted Mountain Newt, Neurergus microspilotus (Amphibia:
Salamandridae) in Iran and Iraq

Mozafar Sharifi, Peyman Karami, Vahid Akmali, Mohadeseh Afroosheh, and Somaye Vaissi

Reproduction, Sexual Dimorphism, and Diet of Leptodactylus chaquensis (Anura, Leptodactylidae) in Northeastern Brazil

Felipe Camurugi, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, Marcelo Henrique Campos de Queiroz, Thiago César Sena de Oliveira Pereira,
Leonora Tavares-Bastos, Evandson dos Santos Lopes-Marinho, Jessika M. M. Neves, and Adrian Antonio Garda

Snakes in the City: Population Structure of Sympatric Gartersnakes (Thamnophis spp.) in an Urban Landscape

Eric J. Gangloff, Dawn M. Reding, David Bertolatus, Christopher J. Reigel, Jennifer L. Gagliardi-Seeley, and Anne M. Bronikowski

Projected Future Bioclimate-Envelope Suitability for Reptile and Amphibian Species of Concern in South Central USA

Eric Ariel L. Salas, Virginia A. Seamster, Nicole M. Harings, Kenneth G. Boykin, Guillermo Alvarez, and Keith W. Dixon

Differences in Fluctuating Asymmetry Among Four Populations of Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus)

Jeffrey M. Goessling, Katherine Rebois, James C. Godwin, Roger Birkhead, Christopher M. Murray, and Sharon M. Hermann

Diet of Phrynops geoffroanus (Schweigger 1812) (Chelidae) in an Environmental Protection Area in the Amazon Region of
Maranhão State, Brazil

Luis Eduardo de Sousa Ribeiro, Ana Cristina da Silva Utta, and Larissa Barreto

No Evidence of Hybridization Between the Arizona Toad (Anaxyrus microscaphus) and Woodhouse’s Toad (A. woodhousii)
in New Mexico, USA

Mason J. Ryan, J. Tomasz Giermakowski, Ian M. Latella, and Howard L. Snell

Spectral Reflectance of Blanding’s Turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) and Substrate Color-Induced Melanization in Laboratory-
reared Turtles

John W. Rowe, Chelsea E. Martin, Kendall R. Kamp, and David L. Clark