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Herpetological Review 46(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_HR46-2.pngAdams, Ronald and Brian I. Crother. 2015. Pantherophis spiloides (gray ratsnake), Agkistrodon piscivorus (cottonmouth), Coluber constrictor (North American racer), Thamnophis proximus (western ribbonsnake) aggregation behavior. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 276. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Adcock, Zachary C., Andrew R. Maclaren, Shawn F. McCracken and Michael R. J. Forstner. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Sceloporus consobrinus (prairie lizard). Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 218.

Allaback, Mark L., David M. Laabs, Jeff Alvarez and Julie Andersen. 2015. Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia (San Francisco gartersnake) upland habitat use. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 278. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Angeli, Nicole Frances, Kristina Chyn and Kaycee Faunce. 2015. Ameiva exsul (Puerto Rican ground lizard) reproduction. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 249-250. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Annable, Terence J. and Dean C. Metcalfe. 2015. Eulamprus quoyii (eastern water skink) cannibalism. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 256-257. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Antelo, Rafael and Andy Moorwood. 2015. Crocodylus intermedius (Orinoco crocodile) parental behavior. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 206-207. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ariano-Sánchez, Daniel. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Tantilla vermiformis (Hallowell's centipede snake). Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 221-222.

Astroza, Margarita Ruiz de Gamboa and Marcos Ferrù Gonzaliz. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Liolaemus nigromaculatus (many-spotted tree iguana). Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 217.

Augustine, Lauren, Kyle MIller and Gordon M. Burghardt. 2015. Crocodylus rhombifer (Cuban crocodile) play behavior. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 208-209. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Augustine, Lauren, Robin L. Saunders, Karissa Pryes, Matthew J. Evans and Kim Lovich. 2015. Crocodylus rhombifer (Cuban crocodile) aggressive behavior. Herpetological Review. 46 (2): 207-208. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Amphibia-Reptilia 36(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_AR-36-2.jpgAmavet, Patricia Susana, Eva Carolina Rueda, Pablo Ariel Siroski, Alejandro Larriera and Beatriz Ofelia Saidman. 2015. Isolation and characterization of new microsatellite markers for application in population genetic studies of Caiman latirostris and related species. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 175-180. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bull, C. Michael, Stephanie S. Godfrey, Mehregan Ebrahimi and Aaron L. Fenner. 2015. Long and short term residence in refuge burrows by endangered Pygmy Bluetongue Lizards. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 119-124. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gou, Peng, Guanghui Zhong, Qin Liu, Fei Zhu, Cao Li, Ping Wang, Rong Xiao, Ming Fang and Xin Fu. 2015. Phylogenetic position of Lycodon gongshan Vogel and Luo, 2011, a snake endemic to China (Reptilia: Colubridae). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 165-169. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Josserand, Rémy, Mathieu Troïanowski, Odile Grolet, Julia L. Desprat, Thierry Lengagne and Nathalie Mondy. 2015. A phytohaemagglutinin challenge test to assess immune responsiveness of European Tree Frog Hyla arborea. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 111-118. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Reinhardt, Timm, Sebastian Steinfartz and Markus Weitere. 2015. Inter-annual weather variability can drive the outcome of predator prey match in ponds. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 97-109. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Segev, Ori, Ariel Rodríguez, Susanne Hauswaldt, Karen Hugemann and Miguel Vences. 2015. Flatworms (Schmidtea nova) prey upon embryos of the Common Frog (Rana temporaria) and induce minor developmental acceleration. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 155-163. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Smith, Geoffrey R., Todd Johnson and Wesley O. Smith. 2015. Effects of colour morph and season on the dehydration and rehydration rates of Plethodon cinereus. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 170-174. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Velo-Antón, Guillermo, Paulo Pereira, Soumia Fahd, José Teixeira and Uwe Fritz. 2015. out of Africa: did Emys orbicularis occidentalis cross the Strait pf Gibraltar twice? Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 133-140. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Vignoli, Leonardo, Marco A. Bologna, Silvia Manzini, Lorenzo Rugiero and Luca Luiselli. 2015. Attributes of basking sites of the European Pond Turtle (Emys orbicularis) in central Italy. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 125-131. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Vojar, Jirí, Petr Chajma, Oldrich Kopecky, Vladimír Pus and Miroslav Sálek. 2015. The effect of sex ratio on size-assortive mating in two explosively breeding anurans. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (2): 149-154. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Radiata 24(2) & Minor 14(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Radiata24-2.jpgMill, Ernst. 2015. Ein Erfahrungsbericht zur Haltung, Zucht und Situation der Pantherschildkröte (Stigmochelys pardalis) und der Nordostafrikanischen Gelenkschildkröte (Kinixys belliana) in Äthiopien Teil II. Radiata. 24 (2): 4-23. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Mill, Ernst. 2015. An experience report on the husbandry, propagation and status of the Leopard Tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis) and Bell's Hinge-backed Tortoise (Kinixys belliana) in Ethiopia Part II. Radiata. 24 (2): 4-23. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pawlowski, Sascha. 2015. Langjährige Haltung und Nachzucht der Kaspischen Bachschildkröte mauremys caspica caspica (Gmelin, 1774) unter kontrollierten Freilandbedingungen. Radiata. 24 (2): 24-34. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pawlowski, Sascha. 2015. Long-term husbandry and propagation of the Caspian Turtle, Mauremys caspica caspica (Gmelin, 1774), under controlled outdoor conditions. Radiata. 24 (2): 24-34. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Prauser, Lutz. 2015. Molly, Nikka und die anderen - die Meeresschildkrötenstation in Pula, Kroatien. Minor. 14 (2): 18-21. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Prauser, Lutz. 2015. Vom Suchen und Finden - Reiseeindrücke aus Istrien. Minor. 14 (2): 13-17. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Roddewig, Ewald. 2015. Der Schildkrötenteich. Minor. 14 (2): 22-31. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Meso2-2.jpgAcosta-Chaves, Víctor J., Natalia Solís-Miranda and César L. Barrio-Amorós. 2015.Thecadactylus rapicauda. Preying on large insects. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 197–199. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Acosta-Chaves, Víctorand David Villalobos-Chaves. 2015.Tantilla armillata. Predation by a Central American Bark Scorpion (Centruroides edwardsii). Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 202–203. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Carbajal-Márquez, Rubén Alonso, Gustavo E. Quintero-Díaz and Carolina Chávez-Floriano. 2015.Ambystoma rosaceum. Antipredator posture. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 191–192. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Castañeda, Franklin Enriqueand José M. Mora. 2015.Kinosternon leucostomum. Sexual Dimorphism. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 204–205. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Escalante-Pasos, Jorge Armín and Elí García-Padilla. 2015.Mastigodryas melanolomus (Cope, 1868). Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 206. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Escobedo Galván, Armando H., Gustavo Casas-Andreu and Gabriel Barrios-Quiroz. 2015. On the occurrence of Caiman crocodilus in Oaxaca, Mexico: a misunderstanding for over 140 years. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 220–223. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Espinal, Marioand José Mario Solís. 2015. New locality and elevational record for the snake Sibon anthracops (Cope, 1868) in Honduras. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 218–219. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Jablonski, Daniel. 2015.Gonatodes albogularis. Communal egg laying. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 195–196. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Jiménez, Randall R. and Juan G. Abarca. 2015.Records for the Mourning Gecko (Lepidodactylus lugubris) and its expansion in Costa Rica. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 214–217. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Köhler, Gunther, Raúl Gomez Trejo Pérez, Luis Canseco-Márquez, Fausto Méndez de la Cruz and Arne Schulze. 2015.The tadpole of Megastomatohyla pellita (Duellman, 1968) (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). Mesoamerican Herpetology 2(2): 146–152. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetomania 24(1)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_mania24-1.jpgAhvenainen, Pirjo. 2015. Diffused, bloodred, vai masque? Herpetomania. 24 (1): 16-19. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Altpere, Alina. 2015. Tähtiagaman (Laudakia stellio) hoito [Keeping Stellagama (Laudakia stellio)]. Herpetomania. 24 (1): 8-10. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Furman, Beryl. 2015. Saara in memoriam: Eli lemmikkikilpikonnan surullinen tarina. Herpetomania. 24 (1): 5-7. 

Gustafsson, Joonas. 2015. Luopumisesta ja hankkimisesta. Herpetomania. 24 (1): 24. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Karala, Maija. 2015. Yhteisölliset iguaanit ja huolehtivat krokotiilit: Matelijoiden sosiaalinen elämä [Family life of Reptiles]. Herpetomania. 24 (1): 11-13. 

Wikström, Mats. 2015. Suomen Dendrobatidae Yhdistys ry esittäytyy. Herpetomania. 24 (1): 14-15.

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Schildkröten im Fokus 12(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Schild-12-2.jpgBidmon, Hans-Jürgen. 2015. Zusammenfassungen wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (2): 23-26. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fehr, Amine. 2015. Mykoplasmeninfektionen bei Landschildkröten und ihre alternativmedizinische Behandlunsmöglichkeit - mit Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis [Mycoplasma infections in tortoises and their alternative medical treatment facilities - with case studies from practice]. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (2): 27-35. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Grünewald, Ferry. 2015. Haltung und Vermehrung der Braunen Erdschildkröte, Rhinoclemmys annulata (Gray, 1860) [Keeping and breeding of the Brown Wood Turtle, Rhinoclemmys annulata (Gray, 1860)]. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (2): 3-22. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Acta Herpetologica 9(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_Acta9-2.jpgBuono, Vincenzo, Fabio Maria Guarino and Leonardo Vignoli. 2014. Maximum body size and age distribution in the Italian Stream Frog, Rana italica Dubois 1987 (Amphibia: Anura). Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 231-235. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ding, Guo-Hua, Zhi-Hua Lin and Li Wei. 2014. The compensatory effect of tail regeneration on swimming speed in larval Hoplobatrachus chinensis Osbeck, 1765 (Anura: Ranidae) after tail removal. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 219-225. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fattah, Abderrazzak, Tahar Slimani, El Hassan El Mouden, Odile Grolet and Pierre Joly. 2014. Age structure of a population of Barbarophryne brongersmai (Hoogmoed 1972) (Anura, Bufonidae) inhabiting an arid environment in the Central Jbilets (West-Morocco). Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 237-242. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Khajeh, Asghar, Zeinolabedin Mohammadi, Fatemeh Ghorbani, Javad Meshkani, Eskandar Rastegar Pouyani and Adam Torkamanzehi. 2014. New insights into the taxonomy of the skittering frog Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis complex (Schneider, 1799) (Amphibia: Dicroglossidae) based on mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene sequences in southern Asia. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 159-166. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Mangiacotti, Marco, Laura Limongi, Marco Sannolo, Roberto Sacchi, Marco A.L. Zuffi and Stefano Scali. 2014. Head shape variation in eastern and western Montpellier snakes. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 167-177. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Meek, Roger. 2014. Temporal distributions, habitat associations and behaviour of the green lizard (Lacerta bilineata) and wall lizard (Podarcis muralis) on roads in a fragmented landscape in Western France. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 179-186. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Moradi, Naeim, Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani and Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani. 2014. Geographic variation in the morphology of Macrovipera lebetina (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ophidia: Viperidae) in Iran. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 187-202. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Panzeri, Mattia, Emiliano Mori, Giuseppe Mazza and Mattia Menchetti. 2014. Records of introduced stripe-necked terrapins (Mauremys species) in Italy. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 227-230. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pincheira-Donoso, Daniel. 2014. No evidence for conspecificity between two high Andes Liolaemus lizards (Squamata: Liolaemidae). Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 249-252. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Razzetti, Edoardo. 2014. Book review: Andrea Ambrogio, Sergio Mezzadri. Girini d’Italia - Tadpoles of Italy. Acta Herpetologica. 9 (2): 265-266. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetologica 71(1)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_HL71-1.jpgCabral, Hugo and Pier Cacciali. 2015. A New Species of Phalotris (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from the Paraguayan Chaco. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 72-77. Phalotris normanscottisp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Eversole, Cord B., Scott E. Henke, David B. Wester, Bart M. Ballard and Randy L. Powell. 2015. Responses of American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) to Environmental Conditions: Implications for Population and Ecosystem Monitoring. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 37-45. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fukuda, Yusuke and Keith Saalfeld. 2014. Erratum (for: Abundance of Saltwater Crocodile Hatchlings is Related to Rainfall in the Preceding Wet Season in Northern Australia. Herpetologica. 70(4): 439-448). Herpetologica. 71 (3): 79. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Manjarrez, Javier and Emma San-Roman-Apolonio. 2015. Timing of Birth and Body Condition in Neonates of Two Gartersnake Species from Central México. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 12-18. [jsilva@This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Sá, Fábio P. de, Clarissa Canedo, Mariana L. Lyra and Célio F.B. Haddad. 2015. A New Species of Hylodes (Anura, Hylodidae) and its Secretive Underwater Breeding Behavior. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 58-71. Hylodes japi sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Silva-Soares, Thiago, Paulo Nogueira-Costa, Vitor Nelson Teixeira Borges Júnior, Luiz Norberto Weber and Carlos Frederico Duarte Rocha. 2015. The Larva of Crossodactylus aeneus Müller, 1924: Morphology and Ecological Aspects. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 46-57. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Smith, Ronald M., James R. Spotila and Walter F. Bien. 2015. Spatial Ecology of Northern Pinesnakes (Pituophis m. melanoleucus) in Disturbed and Undisturbed Habitats in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 19-25. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Stangel, Judith, Doris Preininger, Marc Sztatecsny and Walter Hödl. 2015. Ontogenetic Change of Signal Brightness in the Foot-Flagging Frog Species Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 1-7. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Telemeco, Rory S. 2015. Sex Determination in Southern Alligator Lizards (Elgaria multicarinata; Anguidae). Herpetologica. 71 (1): 8-11. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Zappalorti, Robert, Joanna Burger and Frank Peterson. 2015. Home Range Size and Distance Traveled from Hibernacula in Northern Pinesnakes in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Herpetologica. 71 (1): 26-36. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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South American Journal of Herpetology 9(3)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_SJH9-3.jpgCabrera-Guzmán, Elisa and Lorena Garrido-Olvera. 2014. Helminth Parasites of the Lesser Scaly Anole, Anolis uniformis (Squamata: Dactyloidae), from Los Tuxtlas, Southern Mexico: Evidence of Diet and Habitat Use. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 183-189. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Campbell, Jonathan A., Jeffrey W. Streicher, Christian L. Cox and Edmund D. Brodie, Jr.,. 2014. A New Salamander of the Genus Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Tamaulipas, Mexico. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 228-234. Chiropterotriton miquihuqnus sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Faivovich, Julián, Laura Nicoli, Boris L. Blotto, Martín O. Pereyra, Diego Baldo, J. Sebastián Barrionuevo, Marissa Fabrezi, Erik R. Wild and Célio F.B. Haddad. 2014. Big, Bad, and Beautiful: Phylogenetic Relationships of the Horned Frogs (Anura: Ceratophryidae). South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 207-227. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Filogonio, Renato, Edwin W. Taylor, Laura B.T. Carreira, Gabrielle S.P.C. Leite, Augusto S. Abe and Cléo A.C. Leite. 2014. Systemic Blood Flow Relations in Conscious South American Rattlesnakes. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 171-176. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Molina-Zuluaga, Claudia, Adriana Restrepo, Sandra V. Flechas and Juan M. Daza. 2014. Short-Term Population Dynamics of Three Frog Species in the Northern Andes, Colombia. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 200-206. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Neves, Matheus de Oliveira, Carlos José da Silva Morais and Adrian Antonio Garda. 2014. Sexual Dimorphism and Diet of Pseudis tocantins (Anura, Hylidae, Pseudae). South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 177-182. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Roberto, Igor Joventino, Lucas Brito and Maria Tereza C. Thomé. 2014. A New Species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from Northeastern Brazil. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 190-199. Rhinella casconi sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ximenez, Simone S., Mauro Oliveira, Maurício B. Santos and Alexandro M. Tozetti. 2014. The Influence of Habitat Configuration on Anuran Species Composition in Subtemperate Wetlands of Southernmost Brazil. South American Journal of Herpetology. 9 (3): 235-243. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetologica– Color and pattern change upon maturation is not uncommon among numerous animals. These changes tend to signify sexual development within the species and also increased male–male competition in searching for mates. Among frogs, color and pattern changes are quite common. Although vocal signals are normally used as a mode of communication, some frog and toad species use visual cues as well.

The article “Ontogenetic Change of Signal Brightness in the Foot-flagging Frog Species Staurois parvus and Staurois guttatus,” in the new issue of Herpetologica, examines Bornean foot-flagging frogs and analyzes differences in body color and changes in foot webbings. Working at the Vienna Zoo, the authors studied variations in the colors of the foot webbings and bodies of different age classes of Staurois parvus and S. guttatus. They also compared their findings to color data from wild populations, and discuss the color variation in relation to diet, signaling behavior, and habitat.

The authors determined that the foot webbing coloration of both the S. parvus and S. guttatus changed with age. Out of the three parameters tested (brightness, hue, and UV Blue chroma), brightness was the one that most affected the color change. There was a difference between the brightness of the foot when compared with size and mass, as the feet of larger frogs were far brighter even though differences in body coloration were absent. The authors hypothesize that the brightness of the foot webbings are visual indicators of the age and maturity level of the frog, showing that visual as well as aural cues are important to these species.

Because this study was completed at a zoological park, it does not fully encompass the biology of S. parvus and S. guttatus in the wild. The authors suggest that future research delve further into whether foot webbings brighten even more with age or if mating has an effect on brightness. This type of research is important as continuing to learn specifics on behavior, habitat, and reproduction will help in the future conservation of these frogs.

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Copeia 103(1)

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Note: With this issue Copeia is now using a volume number instead of the year. Since the ASIH was founded in 1913 they have decided to start this year with volume 103 in recognition of their 103 years as a society. Copeia however, does not have 103 volumes. From 1913 to 1929 it was published in 173 numbered issues. These were generally short and a smaller format (about 5.5" x 8.5"). Beginning in 1930 the journal was published with 4 issues per year, in the same basic format as the journal is today. The new volume number is a welcome addition and will reduce errors in the citation of articles in Copeia.

b2ap3_thumbnail_Copeia103-1.jpgAnderson, Jason S. 2015. Book Review: Amphibian Evolution: The Life of Early Land Vertebrates. Copeia. 103 (1): 230-232. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Anderson, William D., Jr. 2015. Book Review: Darwin & His Children: His Other Legacy. Copeia. 103 (1): 225-226. [andersonwd.cofc.edu]

Anonymous. 2015. Bruce B. Collette: Joseph S. Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award in Ichthyology - 2014. Copeia. 103 (1): 4. 

Anonymous. 2015. Lawrence M. Page: Robert K. Johnson Award for Excellence in Service - 2014. Copeia. 103 (1): 3. 

Anonymous. 2015. Marvalee H. Wake: Henry S. Fitch Award for Excellence in Herpetology - 2014. Copeia. 103 (1): 2. 

Anonymous. 2015. Naércio A. Menezes: Robert H. Gibbs, Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Systematic Ichthyology - 2014. Copeia. 103 (1): 1. 

Bellezi, Larissa, Paulo Ilha and Luis Schiesari. 2015. Ontogenetic Variation in the Sensitivity of the Gladiator Frog, Hypsiboas faber, to Inorganic Nitrogen. Copeia. 103 (1): 14-21. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Carvalho, Tiago P. and James S. Albert. 2015. A New Species of Rhamphichthys (Gymnotiformes: Rhamphichthyidae) from the Amazon Basin. Copeia. 103 (1): 34-41. Rhamphichthys heleios sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Catenazzi, Alessandro. 2015. Book Review: Perú: Ere-Campuya-Algodón. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 25 Copeia. 103 (1): 223-224. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Phyllomedusa 13(2)

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b2ap3_thumbnail_phylloV13N2.jpgAlves, Fátima Q., Antônio J. S. Argôlo and Gilson C. Carvalho. 2014. Reproductive biology of the bushmaster Lachesis muta (Serpentes: Viperidae) in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 99-109. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Buden, Donald W., Carlos Cianchini, Danko Taborosi, Robert N. Fisher, Aaron M. Bauer and Ivan Ineich. 2014. Photographic evidence of interspecies mating in geckos of the Lepidodactylus lugubrisunisexualbisexual complex (Squamata: Gekkonidae). Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 133-136. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Haley, Thomas. 2014. A metapopulation of the lizard Anguis fragilis (Squamata: Anguidae) on a local scale in Dorset, Great Britain, as indicated by spatial distribution and movement. Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 91-98. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Halliday, Tim. 2014. Book Review: Amphibian Conservation. Global evidence for the effects of interventions. Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 141-142. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Hampton, Paul M. and Kelly L. Otto. 2014. Notes on the reproductive biology of the glass frog Centrolene bacatum (Anura: Centrolenidae). Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 137-140. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Mirza, Zeeshan A., Rajesh V. Sanap, David Raju, Atish Gawai and Prathamesh Ghadekar. 2014. A new species of lizard of the genus Eublepharis (Squamata: Eublepharidae) from India. Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 75-90. Eublepharis satpuraensis sp.nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Phillips, Richard S., Andrew J. Jajack and Jay A. Yoder. 2014. A proposed mechanism for enhanced water-conservation in egg clutches of the Mexican Kingsnake, Lampropeltis mexicana(Serpentes: Colubridae). Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 111-117. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Rajput, Amrapali P., Srinivas K. Saidapur and Bhagyashri A. Shanbhag. 2014. Kin discrimination in tadpoles of Hylarana temporalis (Anura: Ranidae) and Sphaerotheca breviceps (Anura: Dicroglossidae) influence of hydroperiod and social habits. Phyllomedusa. 13 (2): 119-131. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Amphibia-Reptilia 36(1)

Contents:

b2ap3_thumbnail_A-R36-1.jpgBorkin, Leo J., Tatjana Dujsebayeva, Roberto Sindaco and Matthias Stöck. 2015. Obituary: Valery K. Eremchenko (1949-2014). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 1-4.

Cooper, William. 2015. Age affects escape behavior by the zebra-tailed lizard (Callisaurus draconoides) more strongly than in other lizards. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 37-44. [cooperw.ipfw.edu]

Corti, Claudia. 2015. Book Review: Herpetology in Bonn. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 93-94. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gabelaia, Mariam, David Tarkhnishvili and Marine Murtskhvaladze. 2015. Phylogeography and morphological variation in a narrowly distributed Caucasian rock lizard, Darevskia mixta. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 45-54. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Havlíková, Barbora, Vojtech Baláž and Jiří Vojar. 2015. First systematic monitoring of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in collections of captive amphibians in the Czech Republic. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 27-35. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Keswick, Toby and Margaretha D. Hofmeyr. 2015. Sexual dimorphism and geographic variation in the morphology of a small southern African tortoise Psammobates oculifer. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 55-64. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Nicolas, Violaine, Philippe Grandcolas, Frédéric Braux, Hervé Jourdan, Atoloto Malau, Arnaud Couloux and Annemarie Ohler. 2015. Recent species in old Islands: the origin of introduced populations of Litoria aurea (Anura: Hylidae) in New Caledonia and Wallis. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 65-81. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Oyamaguchi, Hilton M., Ryo P. Okubo and John P. Pollinger. 2015. Characterization of new polymorphic microsatellite loci for the lesser tree frog (Dendropsophus minutus). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 63-86. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Schmidt, Benedikt R., Gabriela Gschwend, Jörg A. Bachmann and Philip Dermond. 2015. Use of removal sampling to estimate abundance of larval salamanders (Salamandra salamandra) in streams. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 87-92. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Vences, Miguel, Anja B. Dohrmann, Sven Künzel, Susann Granzow, John F. Baines and Christoph C. Tebbe. 2015. Composition and variation of the skin microbiota in sympatric species of European newts (Salamandridae). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (1): 5-12. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetomania 23(3)

Contents:

b2ap3_thumbnail_herpetomania23-3.jpgGustafsson, Joonas. 2014. Pythonit. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 36. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gustafsson, Joonas. 2014. Rauhoitettu luonnon herppi Mitä tehdä ja jättää tekemättä? Herpetomania. 23 (3): 22-24. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gustafsson, Joonas. 2014. Vihersammakot Soumessa [Water Frogs in Finland]. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 30-34. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Jaakkola, Niina. 2014. natrix natrix Rantojemme kaunotar. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 11-17. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Koli, Antti and Matti Haapanen. 2014. Sinivatsaisia ja muita vaskitsoja (Anguis fragilis L.) Vindistä [blue-bellied and other slow worms]. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 25-29. 

Peltola, Esa. 2014. Hietasisilisko Soumessa. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 5-10. 

Tarnanen, Lisse and Jarmo Latva. 2014. Kyiden tanssi [Dance of vipers]. Herpetomania. 23 (3): 18-21. Vipera berus, male combat

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Journal of Herpetology 49(1)

Contents:

b2ap3_thumbnail_JH49-1.jpgBitar, Youszef Oliveira da Cunha, Leandro Juen, Leandra Cardoso Pinheiro and Maria Cristina dos Santos-Costa. 2015. Anuran Beta Diversity in a Mosaic Anthropogenic Landscape in Transitional Amazon. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 75-82. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bredehoeft, Keila E. and Blaine W. Schubert. 2015. A Re-Evaluation of the Pleistocene Hellbender, Cryptobranchus guildayi. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 157-160. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Brochu, Christopher A. and Gerardo Carbot-Chanona. 2015. Biogeographic and Systematic Implications of a Caimanine from the Late Miocene of Southern Mexico. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 138-142. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Brunetti, Andrés E., Carlos Taboada and Julián Faivovich. 2015. Extended Vocal Repertoire in Hypsiboas punctatus (Anura: Hylidae). Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 46-52. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Campos, Zilca, Tânia Sanaiotti, Vanílio Marques and William E. Magnusson. 2015. Geographic Variation in Clutch Size and Reproductive Season of the Dwarf Caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus, in Brazil. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 95-98. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Crump, Martha L. 2015. Anuran Reproductive Modes: Evolving Perspectives. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 1-16. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Duré, Marta I., Eduardo F. Schaefer and Arturo I. Kehr. 2015. Acoustic Repertoire of Melanophryniscus cupreuscapularis (Céspedez and Álvarez 2000) (Anura: Bufonidae): Advertisement, Encounter, and Release Calls. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 53-59. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fatorelli, Pedro, Emiliane G. Pereira, Mauricio Almeida-Gomes and Carlos Frederico D. Rocha. 2015. Population Dynamics of Hylodes uai Tadpoles (Anura, Hylodidae) in a Tropical Forest Stream, Southeastern Brazil. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 23-27. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gardiner, Laura E., Christopher M. Somers, Dennilyn L. Parker and Ray G. Poulin. 2015. Microhabitat Selection by Prairie Rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis) at the Northern Extreme of their Geographic Range. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 131-137. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gustafson, Kyle D., Robert A. Newman, Eric E. Pulis and Kenneth C. Cabarle. 2015. A Skeletochronological Assessment of Age–Parasitism Relationships in Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus). Journal of Herpetology. 49 (1): 122-130. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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