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Amphibian & Reptile Conservation has published a paper, July 16th, featured in The Revelator (an initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity) titled: The Long-lost Frogs Found in a Remote Ecuadorian Reserve — and the Threat That Could Wipe Them All Out.

Iris variation in Nymphargus balionotus
Fig 5. Iris variation in Nymphargus balionotus. Photos by Jaime Culebras (A–C) and Scott Trageser (D).

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Polychrus marmoratus

Photograph: Common Monkey Lizard (Polychrus marmoratus).
Permission kindly granted by Ryan L. Lynch/The Biodiversity Group.




    ARC 29 Issue 1

    ARC 30 Issue 2


New records of the Endangered Szechwan Rat Snake, Euprepiophis perlaceus (Stejneger, 1929) (Squamata: Colubridae: Coronellini), from Shaanxi, China

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Description of the tadpole and natural history notes of Incilius spiculatus (Mendelson, 1997), an Endangered toad endemic to the Sierra Madre de Oaxaca, Mexico

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Herpetofauna of Marechal Newton Cavalcanti Instruction Center, a hotspot Atlantic Forest fragment in Pernambuco, north-eastern Brazil

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Effect of anthropogenic habitat disturbance on the nesting ecology of the Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)

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Trends in ovarian development, plasma vitellogenin, and steroid hormones in female Malaclemys terrapin (Schoepff, 1793) from coastal Louisiana

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Joe Mitchell – An Unfinished Life

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A new lizard of the Liolaemus montanus group that inhabits the hyperarid desert of southern Peru

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Abundance and microhabitat use of the Endangered toad Rhinella yanachaga (Anura: Bufonidae) in the cloud forest of Yanachaga Chemillén National Park, Peru

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The distribution and conservation status of the Dwarf Marsupial Frog (Flectonotus fitzgeraldi, Anura, Hemiphractidae) in Trinidad, Tobago, and Venezuela

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A new species of the genus Gekko Laurenti, 1768 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Nicobar Archipelago, with an overview of congeners from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Amphibian diversity of a West African biodiversity hotspot: an assessment and commented checklist of the batrachofauna of the Ivorian part of the Nimba Mountains

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Can artificial retreat sites help frogs recover after severe habitat devastation? Insights on the use of “coqui houses” after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

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Two new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Southern Mexico, with comments on the taxonomy of related species and their advertisement calls

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