Volume 8, Issue 1 (April 2013)



Addition of Sea Turtle Editors at Herpetological Conservation and Biology

R. Bruce Bury


Research Articles


Conserving Population Linkages for the Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) [Photo Gallery]

Roy C. Averill-Murray, Catherine R. Darst, Nathan Strout, and Martin Wong

Effects of Human Land Use on Prey Availability and Body Condition in the Green Anole Lizard, Anolis carolinensis

Andrew C. Battles, Tara K. Whittle, Chelsea M. Stehle, and Michele A. Johnson

Paternity of Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Clutches Laid at Kosgoda, Sri Lanka

E.M.L. Ekanayake, T. Kapurusinghe, M.M. Saman, D.S. Rathnakumara, P. Samaraweera, K.B. Ranawana, and R.S.

Fascinating and Forgotten: The Conservation Status of Marine Elapid Snakes [Photo Gallery]

Cristiane T. Elfes, Suzanne R. Livingstone, Amanda Lane, Vimoksalehi Lukosche, Kate L. Sanders, Anthony J. Courtney,

Joey L. Gatus, Michael Guinea, Aaron S. Lobo, David Milton, Arne R. Rasmussen, Mark Read, Mahree-Dee White, Jonnell

Sanciangco, Angel Alcala, Harold Heatwole, Daryl R. Karns, Jeffrey A. Seminoff, Harold K. Voris, Kent E. Carpenter, John C.



Seasonal Changes of Primary and Secondary Sexual Characteristics in the Salamanders Eurycea aquatica
and E. cirrigera

Sean P. Graham, Michael A. Alcorn, Elizabeth K. Timpe, and Jennifer Deitloff

Efficacy of Trap Modifications for Increasing Capture Rates of Aquatic Snakes in Floating Aquatic Funnel Traps

Brian J. Halstead, Glenn D. Wylie, and Michael L. Casazza

Genetic Screeing of Captive Philippine Crocodiles (Crocodylus mindorensis) as Prerequisite for Starting a
Conservation Breeding Program in Europe
[Photo Gallery]

J. Susanne Hauswaldt, Miguel Vences, Edward Louis, Rick Brennemann, and Thomas Ziegler

Transferability of Habitat Suitability Criteria for a Stream Breeding Frog (Rana boylii) in the Sierra Nevada, California

Cheryl A. Bondi, Sarah M. Yarnell, and Amy J. Lind

Microhabitat Selection by a Habitat Specialist and a Generalist in Both Fragmented and Unfragmented Landscapes

Toby J. Hibbitts, Wade A. Ryberg, Connor S. Adams, Aubany M. Fields, Daniel Lay, and Megan E. Young

The Decline of the Ozark Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi) in the Spring River, Arkansas, USA

Waylon R. Hiler, Benjamin A. Wheeler, and Stanley E. Trauth

Multiscale Habitat Assessment for the Endangered Booroolong Frog (Litoria booroolongensis): Implications for
Threatened Species Management in the Rural Landscape of Southeastern Australia

David Hunter and Michael J. Smith

Road Density not a Major Driver of Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) Population Demographics in
the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

Ivana Mali, Brian E. Dickerson, Donald J. Brown, James R. Dixon, and Michael R.J. Forstner

Growth and Viability of a Translocated Population of Alligator Snapping Turtles (Macrochelys temminckii)

Daniel B. Moore, Day B. Ligon, Brian M. Fillmore, and Stanley F. Fox

Diet and Growth Influence Carbon Incorporation Rates and Discrimination Factors (&Delta13 C) in Desert Box
Turtles, Terrapene ornata luteola
[Photo Gallery]

Ian W. Murray and Blair O. Wolf

Complex Spatial Dynamics Maintain Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens) Genetic Diversity in a Temporally
Varying Landscape

David M. Mushet, Ned H. Euliss, Jr., Yongjiu Chen, and Craig A. Stockwell

A Twenty-five Year Study of the Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) in Vermont: Movements, Behavior, Injuries,
and Death
[Photo Gallery]

Steven G. Parren

Growth, Reproduction, and Diet of Roatan Spiny-tailed Iguanas, Ctenosaura oedirhina, with Notes on the Status of
the Species

Stesha A. Pasachnik

Call Latency as a Measure of Calling Intensity in Anuran Auditory Surveys

Benjamin A. Pierce and Alexander S. Hall

Terrestrial Movement Patterns of Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata) in Central California

David S. Pilliod, Justin L. Welty, and Robert Stafford

Low Use of Required Terrapin Bycatch Reduction Devices in a Recreational Crab Pot Fishery

Thomas A. Radzio, Jaclyn A. Smolinsky, and Willem M. Roosenburg

Evidence for Morphological and Genetic Diversification of Tungara Frog Populations on Islands

Stefanie Rog, Michael J. Ryan, Ulrich Mueller, and Kathrin P. Lampert

Spatial Ecology of Prairie Rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis) Associated with Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys
) Colonies in Colorado

Bryon K. Shipley, David Chiszar, Kevin T. Fitzgerald, and Anthony J. Saviola

Effects of Crowding on Reproductive Traits of Western Fence Lizards, Sceloporus occidentalis

Larry G. Talent and Scott G. Talent

Characterization of a Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Foraging Aggregation in a High-latitude
Reef Community in Southeastern Florida, USA

Lawrence D. Wood, Robert Hardy, Peter A. Meylan, and Anne B. Meylan