Volume 7, Issue 3 (December 2012)



New Editors at Herpetological Conservation and Biology.

R. Bruce Bury

Avoiding Potential Conflicts: Editors Publishing in HCB.

R. Bruce Bury


Research Articles


Evolutionary, Ecological, and Morphological Distinctiveness of an Endemic Arizona Lizard, Pai Striped Whiptail
(Aspidoscelis pai).

James M. Walker, Brian K. Sullivan, Keith O. Sullivan, Marlis R. Douglas, and Michael E. Douglas

Sympatry and Syntopy of the Cricket Frogs Acris crepitans and Acris gryllus in Southeastern Virginia, USA and
Decline of A. gryllus at the Northern Edge of its Range.
[PDF contains Audio]

Jonathan P. Micancin, Aniko Toth, Rachel Anderson, and Jeff T. Mette

Testosterone and Reproductive Activity in the Male Tegu Lizard, Tupinambis merianae.

Silvia Chamut, Graciela A. Jahn, Osvaldo E.A. Arce, and Mario E. Manes

Density and Size Class Distribution of Yellow-bellied Sliders (Trachemys scripta scripta) Inhabiting Two Barrier Island
  [Photo Gallery]

Brett A. DeGregorio, Andrew M. Grosse,and J. Whitfield Gibbons


Habitat Modeling of Dahl's Toad-headed Turtle (Mesoclemmys dahli) in Colombia.

German Forero-Medina, Gladys Cardenas-Arevalo, and Olga V. Castano-Mora

Diel and Temporal Activity Indicated by Feeding in the Eastern Musk Turtle, Sternotherus odoratus, at Reelfoot Lake

Brad M. Glorioso and Vincent A. Cobb

Growth and Age of Juvenile American Crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in La Ventanilla Estuary, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Jesus Garcia-Grajales, Alejandra Buenrostro-Silva, and Pierre Charruau

Good News at Last: Conservation Status of the Seepage Salamander (Desmognathus aeneus).

Sean P. Graham, David Beamer, and Trip Lamb

Boat Strikes: A Threat to the Suwannee Cooter (Pseudemys concinna suwanniensis).

George L. Heinrich, Timothy J. Walsh, Dale R. Jackson, and Benjamin K. Atkinson

Oregon Spotted Frog (Rana pretiosa) Response to Enhancement of Oviposition Habitat Degraded by Invasive Reed
Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea).

Heather Q.W. Kapust, Kelly R. McAllister, and Marc P. Hayes

Indirect Morphological Measures to Infer Body Size in a Wild Population of the Chiapas Spectacled Caiman,
Caiman crocodilus chiapasius (Bocourt, 1876).

Rodrigo Macip-Rios, Mauricio Fernandez-Aguilar, Gabriel Barrios-Quiroz, and Gustavo Casas-Andreu

Juvenile Recruitment, Early Growth, and Morphological Variation in the Endangered Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake
Crotalus catalinensis.

Marcio Martins, Gustavo Arnaud, and Hector Ávila-Villegas

Filling the Gaps: Additional Notes on the Reproduction of the Kuhne's Grass Lizard (Takydromus kuehnei Van Denburgh,
1909; Squamata: Lacertidae) From Southwestern Taiwan.
  [Photo Gallery]

Gerrut Norval, Jean-Jay Mao, and Stephen R. Goldberg

Body Size, Demography, and Body Condition in Utila Spiny-tailed Iguanas, Ctenosaura bakeri.

Stesha A. Pasachnik, Chad E. Montgomery, Andrea Martinez, Nardiah Belal, Steve Clayson, and Shane Faulkner

Morphological and Demographic Analyses of the Blackchested Spiny-tailed Iguana, Ctenosaura melanosterna, Across
their Range: Implications for Population Level Management.

Stesha A. Pasachnik, Chad E. Montgomery, Leslie E. Ruyle, Jeffrey P. Corneil, and Edoardo E. Antunez

Multi-scale Habitat-Resistance Models for Predicting Road Mortality “Hotspots” for Turtles and Amphibians.

David A. Patrick, James P. Gibbs, Viorel D. Popescu, and Debra A. Nelson

Intradrainage Variation in Population Structure, Shape Morphology, and Sexual Size Dimorphism in the Yellow-blotched
Sawback, Graptemys flavimaculata.

Will Selman

Common Chuckwalla (Sauromalus ater) in an Urban Preserve: Persistence of a Small Population and Estimation of

Brian K. Sullivan and Keith O. Sullivan

Field Observations on the Behavioral Ecology of the Madagascan Leaf-nosed Snake, Langaha madagascariensis.  [Photo Gallery]

Jessica L. Tingle

Foraging Ecology of the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) in a Fragmented Agricultural Landscape.

Rod D. Wittenberg

Promoting Amphibian Conservation Through the College Classroom: Detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis
among Local Amphibians.

Julie L.Wunder, Noel M. Lampazzi, Kelsey D. Acre, Nicholas J. Bent, Sadie A. Canter, Alexandra M. Chapman, Margaret A.
Davies, David Kashan, Jonathan W. Keiley, Rachel I. Macintyre, Tamara F. Milton, Kara L. Weichler, Matthew J. Wilson, and
Mizuki K. Takahashi

Dispersal of Neonatal Galapagos Marine Iguanas Amblyrhynchus cristatus from their Nesting Zone: Natural History
and Conservation Implications.

Milton Yacelga, Linda J. Cayot, and Alberto Jaramillo