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