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Photograph: Common Monkey Lizard (Polychrus marmoratus).
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2020 ISSUES (VOLUME 14)

NO. 1—GENERAL ISSUE

NO. 2—NEPAL ISSUE

NO. 3—A TRIBUTE TO JOSEPH C. MITCHELL (1948–2019)

    ARC 26 General Issue

    ARC 27 Nepal

    ARC 28 A Tribute to Joseph C. Mitchell


2020 NEWLY PUBLISHED

April

Patterns of growth and natural mortality in Lysapsus bolivianus (Anura, Hylidae, Pseudae) in an environmental protection area in the estuary of the Amazon River

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The herpetofauna of Honaz Mountain National Park (Denizli Province, Turkey) and threatening factors

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March

A new species of Petracola (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Río Abiseo National Park, San Martín, Peru

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The herpetofauna of Hidalgo, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status

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Geographic range extension for the Lobatse Hinge-back Tortoise, Kinixys lobatsiana (Power, 1927), with first records from the Soutpansberg region

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First record of Raorchestes longchuanensis Yang and Li, 1978 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from northeastern Bangladesh suggests wide habitat tolerance

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February

A new gecko genus from Zagros Mountains, Iran

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Do growth rate and survival differ between undisturbed and disturbed environments for Sceloporus spinosus Wiegmann, 1828 (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae) from Oaxaca, Mexico?

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Insights into the natural history of the endemic Harlequin Toad, Atelopus laetissimus Ruiz-Carranza, Ardila-Robayo, and Hernández-Camacho, 1994 (Anura: Bufonidae), in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia

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Detection of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola at two mid-Atlantic natural areas in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

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Climatic niche, natural history, and conservation status of the Porthole Treefrog, Charadrahyla taeniopus (Günther, 1901) (Anura: Hylidae) in Mexico

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January

The ecology, distribution, status, threats, and conservation of the Common Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) in the Dhaleswari River of Assam, India

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