Volume 9, Issue 2 (October 2014)

Research Articles


Northeast Regional and State Trends in Anuran Occupancy from Calling Survey Data (2001-2011) from the
North Amphibian Monitoring Program.

Linda A. Weir, J. Andrew Royle, Kimberly D. Gazenski, and Oswaldo Villena

Phenology and Demography of Great Basin Gophersnakes (Pituophis catenifer deserticola) at the
Northern Edge of their Range.

Kathleen E. Williams, Karen E. Hodges, and Christine A. Bishop

Melatonin Modulates Splenocyte Immune Response in the Freshwater Snake, Natrix piscator.

Manish Kumar Tripathi, and Ramesh Singh

Difference in Detection and Occupancy between Two Anurans: The Importance of Species-specific

Des H.V. Smith, Breana Jones, Lea Randall, and David R.C. Prescott

Demography of an Urban Population of Ring-necked Snakes (Diadophis punctatus) in Missouri.

J. Darren Riedle

Chatty Females and Quiet Males: Complex Vocal Communication in the Northern Dtella, Gehyra dubia.

Nilinda Phongkangsananan, Lin Schwarzkopf, and David A. Pike

Fungal Colonization of Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Nests is Unlikely to Affect Hatchling Condition.

Andrea D. Phillott, and C. John Parmenter

Effects of Water Temperature on Larval Amphibian Predator-prey Dynamics.

Ben Eck, Alex Byrne, Viorel D. Popescu, Elizabeth B. Harper, and David A. Patrick

Physiological Ecology of the Ground Skink, Scincella lateralis, in South Carolina: Thermal Biology,
Metabolism, Water Loss, and Seasonal Patterns.

Scott L. Parker

Sexual Size Dimorphism and Feeding Ecology of Eutropis multifasciata (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) in the
Central Highlands of Vietnam.

Chung D. Ngo, Binh V. Ngo, Phong B. Truong, and Loi D. Duong

A Signficant Range Extension for the Texas Map Turtle (Graptemys versa) and the Inertia of an Incomplete

Peter V. Lindeman

Extirpation by Introgression?:  Genetic Evidence Reveals Hybridization between Introduced Chrysemys picta
and Endangered Western Painted Turtles (C. p. bellii) in British Columbia.

Evelyn L. Jensen, Purnima Govindarajulu, Jeaneatte Madsen, and Michael A. Russello

Using Ecological Niche Models to Direct Rare Amphibian Surveys:  A Case Study Using the Oregon Spotted Frog
(Rana pretiosa).

Luke A. Groff, Sharyn B. Marks, and Marc P. Hayes

Distribution, Range Extension, and Conservation of the Endemic Black-headed Bushmaster (Lachesis
in Costa Rica and Panama.

José González-Maya, Fernando Castañeda, Rufino González, Jesús Pacheco, and Gerardo Ceballos

Native White-lipped Frog Larvae (Leptodactylus albilabris) Outcompete Introduced Cane Toad Larvae
(Rhinella marina) under Laboratory Conditions.

Chris Z. Flores-Nieves, David M. Logue, and Carlos J. Santos-Flores

Status and Habitat Ecology of the Yellow Monitor, Varanus flavescens, in the Southeastern Part of
Kanchanpur District, Nepal.

Hemant R. Ghimire, and Karan B. Shah

Life History, Demography, and the Influence of Cave-roosting Bats on a Population of the Grotto Salamander
(Eurycea spelaea) from the Ozark Plateaus of Oklahoma (Caudata: Plethodontidae).

Danté B. Fenolio, Matthew L. Niemiller, Ronald M. Bonett, G.O. Graening, Bret A. Collier, and Jim F. Stout

Natural History and Taxonomic Notes on Liopholidophis grandidieri Mocquard, an Upland Rain Forest Snake
from Madagascar (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae: Pseudoxyrhophiinae).

John E. Cadle

The Influence of Habitat Composition, Season and Gender on Habitat Selection by Western Toads
(Anaxyrus boreas).

Constance L. Browne, and Cynthia A. Paszkowski

Comparison of Three Widely Used Marking Techniques for Adult Anuran Species Litoria verreauxii alpina.

Laura A. Brannelly, Lee Berger, and Lee F. Skerratt

Local Knowledge and Use of the Valle de Aguan Spiny-Tailed Iguana, Ctenosaura melanosterna, in Honduras

Stesha A. Pasachnik, James A. Danoff-Burg, Edoardo E. Antunez, and Jeffrey P. Corneil