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2020

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

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

July

New herpetofaunal observations from Laos based on photo records

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First herpetological surveys of Mount Lico and Mount Socone, Mozambique

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Problems with imperfect locality data: distribution and conservation status of an enigmatic pitviper

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Discovery of a reproducing population of the Mindo Glassfrog, Nymphargus balionotus (Duellman, 1981), at the Río Manduriacu Reserve, Ecuador, with a literature review and comments on its natural history, distribution, and conservation status

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Unexpectedly high Sphaerodactylus diversity on a Caribbean island: new locality for the Honduran endemic Sphaerodactylus dunni Schmidt, 1936 (Gekkonidae: Sphaerodactylidae) on Utila Island, Honduras

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Disease reservoirs threaten the recently rediscovered Podocarpus Stubfoot Toad (Atelopus podocarpus)

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Herpetofauna of Kilis Province (Southeast Anatolia, Turkey)

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June

Conserving the Mesoamerican herpetofauna: the most critical case of the priority level one endemic species

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Cultural association and its role in garnering support for conservation: the case of the Mountain Chicken Frog on Dominica

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The effect of biological microreserves in a highly anthropized environment on the biology of Natrix maura (Linnaeus, 1758)

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May

An endemic new species of Andean lizard of the genus Liolaemus from southern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and its phylogenetic position

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Endemism on a threatened sky island: new and rare species of herpetofauna from Cerro Chucantí, Eastern Panama

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Predatory behaviors: Pristimantis savagei (Anura: Craugastoridae) as prey of Trechalea sp. spiders (Araneae: Trechaleidae) in a sector of the Piedemonte Llanero, Vilavicencio, Colombia

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Comparison of in vitro methods to inhibit growth of a virulent strain of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Longcore, Pessier, and Nichols 1999)

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Call survey indicates rainbow trout farming alters glassfrog community composition in the Andes of Ecuador

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April

Feminization tendency of Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the western Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

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More road-killed Caspian Whipsnakes (Dolichophis caspius): an update on the species distribution along the Danube, in Romania

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Effect of vegetation and abiotic factors on the abundance and population structure of Crocodylus acutus (Cuvier, 1806) in coastal lagoons of Colima, Mexico

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Persistence of snake carcasses on roads and its potential effect on estimating roadkills in a megadiverse country

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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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