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Herpetomania 24(4)

Herpetomania 24(4)

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Altpere, Alina. 2015. Leopardigekko: Helppohoitoisena kaltoin kohdeltu {Leopard gecko - easy to neglect]. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 9-11. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ariefiandy, Achmad, Deni Purwandana, Sanggar Abdil Nasu, Maman Surahman, Claudio Ciofi and Tim Jesso. 2015. Todisteet komodonvaraanin lisääntymisestä Floresilla [Komodo dragons of Flores]. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 5-6. 

Gustafsson, Joonas. 2015. Muutosten aikaa. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 19. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Jalo, Mikko. 2015. Includion Body Disease Kokemus käärmeiden ebolasta. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 17-18. 

Karala, Maija. 2015. Tausta: komodonvaraanin soujelu [Conservation of the Komodo Dragon]. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 7-8. 

Paasikunnas, Timo. 2015. Kansalaisaloite: Kyyn rauhoittaminen muualla kuin pihpiirissä. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 14-15. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Paasikunnas, Timo. 2015. Miksi kyytä pitää suojella? [Why the viper needs protection?]. Herpetomania. 24 (4): 12-13. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Journal of Herpetology 49(4)

Journal of Herpetology 49(4)

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Bushar, Lauretta M., R. Graham Reynolds, Sharese Tucker, LaCoya C. Pace, William I. Lutterschmidt, R. Andrew Odum and Howard K. Reinert. 2015. Genetic Characterization of an Invasive Boa constrictor Population on the Caribbean Island of Aruba. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 602-610. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Clarkson, Pamela M. and Christopher K. Beachy. 2015. Induction of Metamorphosis Causes Differences in Sex-Specific Allocation Patterns in Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) that Have Different Growth Histories. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 621-626. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Durso, Andrew M. and Richard A. Seigel. 2015. A Snake in the Hand is Worth 10,000 in the Bush. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 503-506. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ferreira, Rodrigo B., Karen H. Beard, Ryan T. Choi and William C. Pitt. 2015. Diet of the Nonnative Greenhouse Frog (Eleutherodactylus planirostris) in Maui, Hawaii. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 586-593. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fill, Jennifer M., Jayme L. Waldron, Shane M. Welch, Michael Martin, Jay Cantrell, Stephen H. Bennett, Wade G. Kalinowsky, John Holloway and Timothy A. Mousseau. 2015. Breeding and Reproductive Phenology of Eastern Diamond-Backed Rattlesnakes (Crotalus adamanteus) in South Carolina. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 570-573. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gordon, Noah M. and Michelle Hellman. 2015. Dispersal Distance, Gonadal Steroid Levels, and Body Condition in Gray Treefrogs (Hyla versicolor): Seasonal and Breeding Night Variation in Females. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 655-661. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Hammer, Jutta M. 2015. Reproduction as a Function of Living Conditions: The Breeding Biology of the Radiated Tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) under Natural and Captive Conditions in Southwest Madagascar. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 633-640. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Juneau, Véronique, Kathleen M. Gilmour and Gabriel Blouin-Demers. 2015. Cocoa Butter Injections, but not Sealed or Perforated Silastic Implants, of Corticosterone can be used to Chronically Elevate Corticosterone in Free-Living Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta). Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 662-670. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Lardner, Björn, Gordon H. Rodda, Amy A. Yackel Adams, Julie A. Savidge and Robert N. Reed. 2015. Detection Rates of Geckos in Visual Surveys: Turning Confounding Variables into Useful Knowledge. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 522-532. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Mazerolle, Marc J. 2015. Estimating Detectability and Biological Parameters of Interest with the Use of the R Environment. Journal of Herpetology. 49 (4): 541-559. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Chelonian Conservation and Biology 14(2)

Chelonian Conservation and Biology 14(2)

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Álvarez-Varas, RocÍo, Robert Petitpas, Paulina Stowhas and Marcelo Fuentes-Hurtado. 2015. <Conservation Research Needs of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) Marine Turtles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 184-192. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Balazs, George H., Kyle S. Van Houtan, Stacy A. Hargrove, Shandell M. Brunson and Shawn K. K. Murakawa. 2015. A Review of the Demographic Features of Hawaiian Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas). Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 119-129. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Burke, Russell L., Marian Vargas and Alexandra Kanonik. 2015. Pursuing Pepper Protection: Habanero Pepper Powder Does Not Reduce Raccoon Predation of Terrapin Nests. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 201-203. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Buzuleciu, Samuel A., Megan E. Spencer and Scott L. Parker. 2015. Predator Exclusion Cage for Turtle Nests: A Novel Design. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 196-201. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Lamarre-DeJesus, Abigail S. and Curtice R. Griffin. 2015. Habanero Pepper Powder as a Potential Deterrent to Nest Predation of Turtle Nests: A Response to Burke et al. (Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 14(2):201–203, 2015). Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 203-204. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Mali, Ivana, Andrea Villamizar-Gomez, Trina M. Guerra, Michael W. Vandewege and Michael R.J. Forstner. 2015. Population Genetics of Texas Spiny Softshell Turtles (Apalone spinifera emoryi) Under Various Anthropogenic Pressures in Two Distinct Regions of Their Range in Texas. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 148-156. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Moldowan, Patrick D., Matthew G. Keevil, Nicola Koper, Ronald J. Brooks and Jacqueline D. Litzgus. 2015. Growth, Sexual Maturity, and Reproduction of a Female Midland Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) Afflicted with Kyphosis. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 157-160. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Nash, Ogden. 2015. The Turtle; The Tortoise. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 217. 

Nyhof, Paul E. and Lynne Trulio. 2015. Basking Western Pond Turtle Response to Recreational Trail Use in Urban California. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 182-184. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Páez, Vivian P., Alison Lipman, Brian C. Bock and Selina S. Heppell. 2015. A Plea to Redirect and Evaluate Conservation Programs for South America’s Podocnemidid River Turtles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 14 (2): 205-216. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Russian Journal of Herpetology 22(1, 2, & 3)

Russian Journal of Herpetology 22 (1, 2, & 3)

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Abukashawa, Sumaia Mohamed Ahmed and Mukhtar Mohamed Mahmoud. 2015. New Record of the Small-spotted Lizard, Mesalina guttulata (Lichtenstein, 1823) from Dongonab Bay, Red Sea. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (3): 219-223. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ananjeva, Natalia Borisovna, Evgeny E. Golynsky, Si-Min Lin, Nikolai L. Orlov and Hui-Yun Tseng. 2015. Modeling Habitat Suitability to Predict the Potential Distribution of the Kelung Cat Snake Boiga kraepelini Steineger, 1902. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (3): 197-205. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Avcı, Aziz, Çetin Ilgaz, Mahdi Rajabizadeh, Can Yılmaz, Nazan Üzüm, Dominique Adriaens, Yusuf Kumlutaş and Kurtuluş Olgun. 2015. Molecular Phylogeny and Micro CT-Scanning Revealed Extreme Cryptic Biodiversity in Kukri Snake, Muhtarophis gen. nov., a New Genus for Rhynchocalamus barani (Serpentes: Colubridae). Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (3): 159-174. Muhtarophis gen.nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Avcı, Aziz, Çetin Ilgaz, Emin Bozkurt, Nazan Üzüm and Kurtuluş Olgun. 2015. A New Record of Iranolacerta brandtii (De Filippi, 1863) (Sauria: Lacertidae) in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (1): 68-74. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Barabanov, A. V. and S. N. Litvinchuk. 2015. A New Record of the Kurdistan Newt (Neurergus derjugini) in Iran and Potential Distribution Modeling for the Species. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (2): 107-115. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bayrakcı, Yusuf, Dinçer Ayaz and Kerim Çiçek. 2015. Data on the Population of Syntopic Turtles Emys orbicularis (L., 1758) and Mauremys rivulata (Valenciennes, 1883) from Great Menderes Delta (Western Anatolia, Turkey). Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (2): 79-83. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Böhme, Wolfgang, Klaus Ehrlich, Konstantin Milto, Nikolay Orlov and Sebastian Scholz. 2015. A New Species of Desert Monitor Lizard (Varanidae: VaranusPsammosaurus) from the Western Zagros Region (Iraq, Iran). Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (1): 41-52. Varanus nesterovi sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bozorgi, Farnaz, Bahram H. Kiabi, Haji Gholi Kami, Faraham Ahmadzadeh, Reza Mohammadi and Kianoush Alizadeh. 2015. Rediscovery of Neurergus derjugini derjugini Nesterov 1916 (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae) in Western Iran. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (2): 103-106. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Dandge, Parag Hemchandra and Ashish Diliprao Tiple. 2015. A New Species of Rupicolus Gecko of the Genus Hemidactylus Oken, 1817 (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Maharashtra, Central India. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (3): 233-240. Hemidactylus hemchandrai sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Eskandarzadeh, Naeimeh, Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouynani, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani and Leila Zinati. 2015. Sexual Dimorphism in Trapelus agilis agilis (Olivier, 1807) (Sauria: Agamidae) from Tabas Region, Northeastern Iran. Russian Journal of Herpetology. 22 (2): 123-127. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetological Monographs 29

Herpetological Monographs 29

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Breitman, M. Florencia, Marcelo F. Bonino, Jack W. Sites, Jr., Luciano J. Avila and Mariana Morando. 2015. Morphological Variation, Niche Divergence, and Phylogeography of Lizards of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus Section (Liolaemini) from Southern Patagonia. Herpetological Monograph. 29: 65-88. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Cabrera-Guzmán, Elisa, Michael R. Crossland and Richard Shine. 2015. Invasive Cane Toads as Prey for Native Arthropod Predators in Tropical Australia. Herpetological Monograph. 29: 28-39. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Curcio, Felipe Franco, Stefano Scali and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues. 2015. Taxonomic Status of Erythrolamprus bizona Jan (1863) (Serpentes, Xenodontinae): Assembling a Puzzle with Many Missing Pieces. Herpetological Monograph. 29: 40-64. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Hopkins, Gareth R. and Edmund D. Brodie, Jr. 2015. Occurrence of Amphibians in Saline Habitats: A Review and Evolutionary Perspective. Herpetological Monograph. 29: 1-27. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Amphibia-Reptilia 36(3)

Amphibia-Reptilia 36(3)

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Aloise, Gaetano, Mara Cagnin and Luca Luiselli. 2015. Co-occurrence patterns in independently evolved groups of Mediterranean insectivorous vertebrates (lizards and shrews). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 233-243. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Amat, Fèlix, Neus Oromí, Delfí Sanuy and Salvador Carranza. 2015. Sexual dimorphism and age structure of the Montseny newt (Calotriton arnoldi). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 245-252. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Brede, Edward. 2015. Beam Brook revisited: a molecular study of a historically introduced non-native amphibian (Triturus carnifex) and its limited introgression into native UK Triturus cristatus populations. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 287-299. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Brede, Edward. 2015. Beam Brook revisited: a molecular study of a historically introduced non-native amphibian (Triturus carnifex) and its limited introgression into native UK Triturus cristatus populations. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 287-299. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Eplanova, Galina V. and Evgeny S. Roitberg. 2015. Sex identification of juvenile sand lizards, Lacerta agilis using digital images. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 215-222. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fathinia, Behzad, Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani, Fatemeh Todehdehghan and Fathollah Amiri. 2015. Avian deception using an elaborate caudal lure in Pseudocerastes urarachnoides (Serpentes: Viperidae). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 223-231. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Güçlü, Özgür, Salih Hakan Durmuş, Kamil Candan, Nurettin Beşer, Süheyla Türkyilmaz, Sedat Yerli and Bülent Bozdoğan. 2015. Development and characterization of new polymorphic microsatellite loci for Trionyx triunguis (Testudines: Trionychidae) in the Mediterranean Basin. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 318-324. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Guo, Peng, Qin Liu, Guanghui Zhong, Fei Zhu, Fang Yan, Ting Tang, Rong Xiao, Min Fang, Ping Wang and Xin Fu. 2015. Cryptic diversity of green pitvipers in Yunnan, South-west China (Squamata, Viperidae). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 265-276. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Loehr, Victor J.T., Tariq Stark, Martijn Weterings and Henry Kuipers. 2015. Overcoming low environmental temperatures in the primary feeding season: low-level activity and long basking in the tortoise  Homopus signatus. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 207-214. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Martínez-Freiría, Fernando and Xavier Santos. 2015. Assessing the heritability of dorsal pattern shape in Vipera latastei. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (3): 313-317. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Alytes 32

Alytes 32

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Chandramouli, S. R. and Sushil Kumar Dutta. 2015. Comparative osteology of anuran genera in the Western Ghats, Peninsular India. Alytes. 32: 67-81. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Chandramouli, S. R., Tasneem Khan, Roshni Yathiraj, Nayantara Deshpande, Shreya Yadav, Cara Tejpal, Sanne de Groot and Isabelle Lammes. 2015. Diversity of amphibians in Wandoor, South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Alytes. 32: 47-54. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ganesh, S. R. and M. Arumugam. 2015. Natural History and distribution notes on the Sreeni’s golden frog (Indosylvirana sreeni) in the Southern Eastern Ghats, peninsular India. Alytes. 32: 59-65. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Kolenda, Krzysztof and Mikołaj Kaczmarski. 2015. Leszek Berger 1925-2012. Alytes. 32: 3-5. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Menzies, James I. and Awal Riyanto. 2015. On the generic status of “Nyctimystes rueppelli” (Anura: Hylidae), a tree frog of Halmahera Island, Indonesia. Alytes. 32: 17-22. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pröhl, Heike and Beatriz Willink. 2015. Ecología y comportamiento de las ranas venenosas del género Oophaga en Costa Rica y Panamá. Alytes. 32: 31-45. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Soamiarimampionona, Jeanne, Sidonie Samina Sam, Rainer Dolch, Katy Klymus, Falitiana Rabemananjara, Eric Robsomanitrandrasana, Justin Claude Rakotoarisoa and Devin Edmonds. 2015. Effects of three diets on development of Mantidactylus betsileanus larvae in captivity. Alytes. 32: 7-15. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Tiberti, Rocco. 2015. The increase of an amphibian population: 11 years of Rana temporaria egg-mass monitoring in 30 mountain ponds. Alytes. 32: 23-29. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Townsend, Josiah H., Thomas J. Firneno, Jr., Dorian L. Escoto, Einstein A. Flores-Girón, Melissa Medina-Flores and Olvin Wilfredo Oyuela. 2015. The first record of the streamside frog Craugastor rupinius(Anura: Craugastoridae) in Honduras, confirmed by 16S DNA barcoding. Alytes. 32: 55-58. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Radiata 24(4)

Radiata 24(4) & Minor 14(4)

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Kooijman, Martijn. 2015. Constipation in a specimen of the Speckled Cape Tortoise, Homopus signatus (Gmelin, 1789). Radiata (English edition). 24 (4): 16-24. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Kooijman, Martijn. 2015. Darmverstopfung bei einem Exemplar der Gesägten Flachschildkröte, Homopus signatus (Gmelin, 1789). Radiata. 24 (4): 16-24. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Lee, David S. 2015. Schildkrötenfreie Zonen: Historische Perspektiven auf Schildkröten in den USA. Radiata. 24 (4): 4-15. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Lee, David S. 2015. Turtle free zones: historic perspectives of turtles in America. Radiata (English edition). 24 (4): 4-14. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pawlowski, Sascha. 2015. Winter activity of European turtles of the genera Emys L. and Mauremys L. in controlled outdoor enclosures. Radiata (English edition). 24 (4): 25-34. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Pawlowski, Sascha. 2015. Winterliche Aktivitäten europäischer Wasserschildkröten der Gattung Emys L. und Mauremys L. in kontrollierten Freilandanlagen. Radiata (English edition). 24 (4): 25-34. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Soler, Joaquim, Albert Martínez-Silvestre and Beate Pfau. 2015. Ein Mischling von Gelbwangen- und Hieroglyphen-Schmuckschildkröte. Minor. 14 (4): 12-14. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetological Review 46(4)

Herpetological Review 46(4)

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Adams, Amy A. Yackel, Daniel J. Martin and Rod D. Adams. 2015. Heterodon nasicus (plains hog-nosed snake) diet. Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 645. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Duttaphrynus stomaticus (marbled toad). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 558. 

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Fejervarya pierrei (Pierre's cricket frog). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 559. 

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Fejervarya teraiensis (Terai cricket frog). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 559-560. 

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Hoplobatrachus crassus (Jerdon's bullfrog). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 560. 

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Zakerana asmati (Bangladeshi cricket frog). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 563. 

Ahmad, Faysal and Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Chrysopelea ornata (ornate flying snake). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 572. 

Ahmad, Faysal, Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam and Tania Khondakar. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Hemidactylus platyurus (flat-tailed house gecko). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 569-570. 

Ahmad, Faysal, Shayer Mahmood Ibney Alam and Tania Khondakar. 2015. Geographic Distribution: Ahaetulla pulverulenta (brown vine snake). Herpetological Review. 46 (4): 571. 

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Amphibia-Reptilia 36(4)

Amphibia-Reptilia 36(4)

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Boissinot, Alexandre, Pierre Grillet, Aurélien Besnard and Olivier Lourdais. 2015. Small woods positively influence the occurrence and abundance of the common frog (Rana temporaria) in a traditional farming landscape. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 417-424. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Breitman, María Florencia, Ramiro Jesús Neyro Martinez, Luciano Javier Avila, Jack Walter Sites and Mariana Morando. 2015. Phylogeography and morphological variation of the northernmost distributed species of the Liolaemus lineomaculatus section (Liolaemini) from Patagonia. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 373-387. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Cooper, William E. and Wade C. Sherbrooke. 2015. Stop-and-go approach by a predator: a novel predation risk factor for the phrynosomatid lizards Sceloporus virgatus and Callisaurus draconoides. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 401-409. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Heltai, Botond, Péter Sály, Dániel Kovács and István Kiss. 2015. Niche segregation of sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) and green lizard (Lacerta viridis) in an urban semi-natural habitat. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 389-399. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Lansari, Aziza, Miguel Vences, Susanne Hauswaldt, Ralf Hendrix, David Donaire, Abdellah Bouazza, Ulrich Joger, El Hassan El Mouden and Tahar Slimani. 2015. The Atlas Massif separates a northern and a southern mitochondrial haplotype group of North African water frogs Pelophylax saharicus (Anura: Ranidae) in Morocco. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 437-443. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Liu, Qin, Fei Zhu, Guanghui Zhong, Yunyu Wang, Min Fang, Rong Xiao, Yansen Cai and Peng Guo. 2015. COI-based barcoding of Chinese vipers (Reptilia: Squamata: Viperidae). Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 361-372. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Sabino-Pinto, Joana, Molly Bletz, Ralf Hendrix, R.G. Bina Perl, An Martel, Frank Pasmans, Stefan Lötters, Frank Mutschmann, Dirk S. Schmeller, Benedikt R. Schmidt, Michael Veith, Norman Wagner, Miguel Vences and Sebastian Steinfartz. 2015. First detection of the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Germany. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 411-416. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Strine, Colin, Inês Silva, Bartosz Nadolski, Matthew Crane, Curt Barnes, Taksin Artchawakom, Jacques Hill and Pongthep Suwanwaree. 2015. Sexual dimorphism of tropical green pit viper Trimeresurus(Cryptelytropsmacrops in Northeast Thailand. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 327-338. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Villiers, André de, P. le Fras N. Mouton and Alexander Flemming. 2015. Generation glands of cordylid lizards: mechanism of secretion transfer to the environment. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 351-360. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Waser, Lea E., Manuel Schweizer, Benedikt R. Schmidt and Stefan T. Hertwig. 2015. Phylogeography of the common toad (Bufo bufo, Lissamphibia: Anura) in Switzerland. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36 (4): 425-436. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Herpetologica 71(4)

Herpetologica 71(4)

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Brasileiro, Cinthia A. and Célio F. B. Haddad. 2015. A New Species of Physalaemus from Central Brazil (Anura: Leptodactylidae). Herpetologica. 71 (4): 280-288. Physalaemus atim sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Camurugi, Felipe, David L. Röhr and Flora A. Juncá. 2015. Differences in Advertisement Calls and Vocal Behavior in Hypsiboas atlanticus (Anura: Hylidae) among Microhabitats. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 243-251. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Juncá, Flora A., Marcelo F. Napoli, Ivan Nunes, Ednei A. Mercês and Rafael O. Abreu. 2015. A New Species of the Scinax ruber Clade (Anura, Hylidae) from the Espinhaço Range, Northeastern Brazil. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 299-309. Scinax montivagus sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Morando, Mariana, Melisa Olave, Luciano J. Avila, Eric Baker and Jack W. Sites, Jr. 2015. Molecular Phylogeny of the Lizard Clade Leiosaurae Endemic to Southern South America. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 322-331. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Nordberg, Eric J. and Lin Schwarzkopf. 2015. Arboreal Cover Boards: Using Artificial Bark to Sample Cryptic Arboreal Lizards. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 268-273. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Olson, Zachary H., Brian J. MacGowan, Matthew T. Hamilton, Andrea F.T. Currylow and Rod N. Williams. 2015. Survival of Timber Rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus): Investigating Individual, Environmental, and Ecological Effects. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 274-279. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Santana, Diego José, Ana Bárbara Barros, Rafael Pontes and Renato Neves Feio. 2015. A New Species of Glassfrog Genus Vitreorana (Anura, Centrolenidae) from the Cerrado Domain, Southeastern Brazil. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 289-298. Vitreorana franciscana sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Scherz, Mark D., Bernhard Ruthensteiner, David R. Vieites, Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw. 2015. Two New Microhylid Frogs of the Genus Rhombophryne with Superciliary Spines from the Tsaratanana Massif in Northern Madagascar. Herpetologica. 71 (4): 310-321. Rhombophryne ornata sp. nov., Rhombophryne tany sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Copeia 103(3)

Copeia 103(3)

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Aldridge, Robert D. 2015. Book review: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Lizards and Tuatara. Copeia. 103 (3): 715-716. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Ashton, Donald T., James B. Bettaso and Hartwell H. Welsh, Jr. 2015. Changes across a Decade in Size, Growth, and Body Condition of Western Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata) Populations on Free-flowing and Regulated Forks of the Trinity River in Northwest California. Copeia. 103 (3): 621-633. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bueltmann, Andrew T. and Quinton E. Phelps. 2015. Assessment of the Middle Mississippi River Channel Catfish Population. Copeia. 103 (3): 580-585. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

de Sá, Rafael O. 2015. Book review: Handbook of Larval Amphibians of the United States and Canada. Copeia. 103 (3): 719-720. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fisher, Kaitlin J., Danielle L. Recupero, Aaron W. Schrey and Matthew J. Draud. 2015. Molecular Evidence of Long Wavelength Spectral Sensitivity in the Reverse Sexually Dichromatic Convict Cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata). Copeia. 103 (3): 546-551. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Gonçalves, Adriano M., Luiz F. J. Santos, Caroline C. Santana, Rafael R. Colosio and João M. Pizauro. 2015. Activity of Tail Phosphatases: A Study during Growth and Metamorphosis of Lithobates catesbeianus. Copeia. 103 (3): 634-638. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Hayes, Malorie M. 2015. Book review: Beach-Spawning Fishes: Reproduction in an Endangered Ecosystem. Copeia. 103 (3): 717-719. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Hernández, Carmen Liliana, Armando Ortega-Lara, Gian Carlo Sánchez-Garcés and Mac H. Alford. 2015. Genetic and Morphometric Evidence for the Recognition of Several Recently Synonymized Species of Trans-Andean Rhamdia (Pisces: Siluriformes: Heptapteridae). Copeia. 103 (3): 563-579. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Kuczynski, Michael C., Diana Bello-DeOcampo and Thomas Getty. 2015. No Evidence of Terminal Investment in the Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor): Older Males Do Not Signal at Greater Effort. Copeia. 103 (3): 530-535. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Kullander, Sven O. and Henrique R. Varella. 2015. Wallace’s Pike Cichlid Gets a Name after 160 Years: A New Species of Cichlid Fish (Teleostei: Cichlidae) from the Upper Rio Negro in Brazil. Copeia. 103 (3): 512-519. Crenicichla monicae sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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African Herp News (62)

African Herp News (62)

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Bauer, Aaron M., Luis M. P. Ceríaco, Matthew P. Heinicke and David C. Blackburn. 2015. Geographic Distribution. Pachydactylus barnardi FitzSimons, 1941, Barnard's Rough Gecko. African Herp News. (62): 35-37. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bokhout, Ben, Luke Verburgt and Andrew B. Davies. 2015. Afrotyphlops schlegelii Bianconi, 1847, Schlegel's Beaked Blind Snake, Termite Mound Access Behaviour. African Herp News. (62): 16-22. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Boycott, Richard C. and James Culverwell. 2015. Geographic Distribution. Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis Broadley, 1966, Western Natal Green Snake. African Herp News. (62): 38-40. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Boycott, Richard C. 2015. Philothamnus natalensis occidentalis Broadley, 1966, Western Natal Green Snake, Reproduction. African Herp News. (62): 23-25. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Branch, William R., Mark-Oliver Rödel, Johan Marais and Joleen Coetzee. 2015. Varanus albigularis Daudin, 1802, Rock Monitor, Diet. African Herp News. (62): 26-27. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Broadley, Donald G. 2015. Book review: Snakes and Snakebite in Southern Africa. African Herp News. (62): 54-55. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Broadley, Donald G. and Frank Willems. 2015. Geographic Distribution. Trachylepis ivensii Bocage, 1879, Meadow Skink. African Herp News. (62): 41-42. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Heaton, Jill S., James O. Juvik and Kiinge Amutenya. 2015. Psammobates oculifer Kuhl, 1820, Serrated Tent Tortoise, Winter Activity. African Herp News. (62): 28-29. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Maritz, Bryan and Louis Breytenbach. 2015. Acontias plumbeus Bianconi, 1849, Giant Legless Skinks, Agonistic Behaviour. African Herp News. (62): 30-31. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Masterson, Gavin. 2015. Finding frogs in focus. African Herp News. (62): 56. 

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South American Journal of Herpetology 10(2)

South American Journal of Herpetology 10(2)

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Abdala, Cristian Simón, Andrés Sebastián Quinteros and Romina Valeria Semham. 2015. A New Species of Liolaemus of the Liolaemus alticolor-bibronii Group (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from Mendoza, Argentina. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 104-115. Liolaemus yalguaraz sp. nov. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Dória, Thaís Andrade Ferreira, Wilfried Klein, Rafael Oliveira de Abreu, Deise Cruz Santos, Milena Camardelli Cordeiro, Lucas Menezes Silva, Vanessa Maria Gomes Bonfim and Marcelo Felgueiras Napoli. 2015. Environmental Variables Influence the Composition of Frog Communities in Riparian and Semi-Deciduous Forests of the Brazilian Cerrado. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 90-103. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Juri, Guadalupe López, Sergio Naretto, Ana Carolina Mateos, Margarita Chiaraviglio and Gabriela Cardozo. 2015. Influence of Life History Traits on Trophic Niche Segregation between Two Similar Sympatric Tupinambis Lizards. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 132-142. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Passos, Daniel Cunha, Conrado A. B. Galdino and Carlos Frederico Duarte Rocha. 2015. Challenges and Perspectives for Studies on Home Range of Lizards from South America. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 82-89. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Souza, Sergio Marques, Katia C.M. Pellegrino, Pedro M. Sales Nunes, Mauro Teixeira Junior, Marcelo Gordo, Vinícius T. de Carvalho, Alexandre Almeida, Deyla Paula de Oliveira, Luciana Frazão, Tomas Hrbek, Izeni Pires Farias and Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues. 2015. On the Discovery of Bisexual Populations of the Parthenogenetic Lizard Leposoma percarinatum (Gymnophthalmidae), with Insights into the Origin of Parthenogenesis in Leposoma. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 121-131. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Toro-Sánchez, Tatiana and Manuel Hernando Bernal-Bautista. 2015. The Advertisement Call of Diasporus gularis and D. tinker from The Pacific Region of Colombia. South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 116-120. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Troncoso-Palacios, Jaime, James A. Schulte, II, Yery Marambio-Alfaro and Daniel Hiriart. 2015. Phenotypic Variation, Phylogenetic Position and New Distributional Records for the Poorly Known Liolaemus silvai Ortiz, 1989 (Iguania: Iguanidae: Liolaemini). South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 71-81. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Vargas-Salinas, Fernando, Laura Bravo-Valencia and Adolfo Amézquita. 2015. The Advertisement Call and Calling Site of the Early Diverging Glassfrog Ikakogi tayrona (Anura: Centrolenidae). South American Journal of Herpetology. 10 (2): 65-70. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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Schildkröten im Fokus 12(4)

Schildkröten im Fokus 12(4)

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Bidmon, Hans-Jürgen. 2015. Eine neue Hypothese zur Nutzung der Geomagnetfeldorientierung von terrestrischen Schlüpflingen und die Frage: Zwingt diese zum Umdenken bei "Head-Start-Programmen" für Sumpf- und Wasserschildkröten? Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (4): 4-14. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Bidmon, Hans-Jürgen. 2015. Zusammenfassungen wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (4): 22-25. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Fehr, Amine and Hartmut Fehr. 2015. Folgen schwerer Haltungsfehler bei Europäischen Landschildkröten - Plädoyer für eine artgerechte Freilandhaltung. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (4): 15-21. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

Geier, Thorsten. 2015. Reisenbericht und Anregungen für die Haltung: Europuaische Landschildkröten auf der Insel Sardinien. Schildkröten im Fokus. 12 (4): 26-35. [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]

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