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2020

General Issue (No. 26) | Volume 14, Number 1

ARC 26 General Issue

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  • GENERAL SECTION

  • The ecology, distribution, status, threats, and conservation of the Common Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) in the Dhaleswari River of Assam, India. Muhammed Khairujjaman Mazumder, Amir Sohail Choudhury, Rofk Ahmed Barbhuiya, Himabrata Chakravarty, Badruzzaman Barbhuiya. General Section: pages 1–9 (e218).
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  • Climatic niche, natural history, and conservation status of the Porthole Treefrog, Charadrahyla taeniopus (Günther, 1901) (Anura: Hylidae) in Mexico. Raciel Cruz-Elizalde, Itzel Magno-Benítez, Christian Berriozabal-Islas, Raúl Ortíz-Pulido, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Raquel Hernández-Austria. General Section: pages 10–21 (e219).
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  • Detection of Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola at two mid-Atlantic natural areas in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and Fairfax County, Virginia, USA. Lauren D. Fuchs, Todd A. Tupper, Robert Aguilar, Eva B. Lorentz, Christine A. Bozarth, David J. Fernandez, David M. Lawlor. General Section: pages 22–28 (e220).
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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. Hernán D. Granda-Rodríguez, Andrés Camilo Montes-Correa, Juan David Jiménez-Bolaño, Alberto J. Alaniz, Pedro E. Cattan, Patricio Hernáez. General Section: pages 29–42 (e221).
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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? Carlos A. Torres Barragán, Uriel Hernández Salinas, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista. General Section: pages 43–54 (e222).
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  • A new gecko genus from Zagros Mountains, Iran. Farhang Torki. General Section: pages 55–62 (e223).
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  • The herpetofauna of Hidalgo, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Uriel Hernández-Salinas, Raciel Cruz-Elizalde, Christian Berriozabal-Islas, Israel Moreno Lara, Dominic L. DeSantis, Jerry D. Johnson, Elí García-Padilla, Vicente Mata-Silva, Larry David Wilson. General Section: pages 63–118 (e224).
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  • First record of Raorchestes longchuanensis Yang and Li, 1978 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from northeastern Bangladesh suggests wide habitat tolerance. Hassan Al-Razi, Marjan Maria, Sabit Hasan, Sabir Bin Muzaffar. General Section: pages 119–131 (e225).
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  • Geographic range extension for the Lobatse Hinge-back Tortoise, Kinixys lobatsiana (Power, 1927), with first records from the Soutpansberg region. Flora Ihlow, Ryan Van Huyssteen, Melita Vamberger, Dawn Cory-Toussaint, Margaretha D. Hofmeyr, Uwe Fritz. General Section: pages 132–139 (e226).
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  • A new species of Petracola (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from Río Abiseo National Park, San Martín, Peru. Lily O. Rodríguez, Luis Mamani. General Section: pages 140–146 (e227).
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  • The herpetofauna of Honaz Mountain National Park (Denizli Province, Turkey) and threatening factors. Müge Gidiş, Eyup Başkale. General Section: pages 147–155 (e228).
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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. Júlio C. Sá-Oliveira, Carlos E. Costa-Campos, Andréa S. Araújo, Stephen F. Ferrari. General Section: pages 156–162 (e229).
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  • Persistence of snake carcasses on roads and its potential effect on estimating roadkills in a megadiverse country. Laura Ximena Cabrera-Casas, Lina Marcela Robayo-Palacio, Fernando Vargas-Salinas. General Section: pages 163–173 (e230).
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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. Sergio Aguilar-Olguín, María Cruz Rivera-Rodríguez, Helios Hernández-Hurtado, Ricardo González-Trujillo, María Magdalena Ramírez-Martínez. General Section: pages 174–182 (e231).
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  • More road-killed Caspian Whipsnakes (Dolichophis caspius): an update on the species distribution along the Danube, in Romania. Severus-D. Covaciu-Marcov, Alfred-Ş. Cicort-Lucaciu, Daniel-R. Pop, Bogdan I. Lucaci, and Sára Ferenți. General Section: pages 183–189 (e232).
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  • Feminization tendency of Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the western Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. Cynthia Dinorah Flores-Aguirre, Verónica Díaz-Hernández, Isaías Hazarmabeth Salgado Ugarte, Luis Enrique Sosa Caballero, Fausto R. Méndez de la Cruz. General Section: pages 190–202 (e233).
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  • Nepal Issue (No. 27) | Volume 14, Number 2

    ARC 27 Nepal Issue

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    • GENERAL SECTION

    • Call survey indicates rainbow trout farming alters glassfrog community composition in the Andes of Ecuador. Katherine L. Krynak, Dana G. Wessels, Segundo M. Imba, Timothy J. Krynak, Eric B. Snyder, Jane A. Lyons, Juan M. Guayasamin. General Section: pages 1–11 (e234).
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    • Comparison of in vitro methods to inhibit growth of a virulent strain of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Longcore, Pessier, and Nichols 1999). Marina E. De León. General Section: pages 12–23 (e235).
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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, Villavicencio, Colombia. Diego Escamilla-Quitián, Azarys de Jesús Paternina-Hernández, Juan E. Carvajal-Cogollo. General Section: pages 24–26 (e236).
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    • Endemism on a threatened sky island: new and rare species of herpetofauna from Cerro Chucantí, Eastern Panama. Abel Batista, Konrad Mebert, Madian Miranda, Orlando Garcés, Rogemif Fuentes, Marcos Poncea. General Section: pages 27–46 (e237).
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    • An endemic new species of Andean lizard of the genus Liolaemus from southern Peru (Iguania: Liolaemidae) and its phylogenetic position. Juan C. Chaparro, Aarón J. Quiroz, Luis Mamani, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, Peter Condori, Ignacio De la Riva, Gabriela Herrera-Juárez, José Cerdeña, Luis P. Arapa, Cristian S. Abdala. General Section: pages 47–63 (e238).
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    • The effect of biological microreserves in a highly anthropized environment on the biology of Natrix maura (Linnaeus, 1758). Robby M. Drechsler, Pablo Vera, Daniel C. Martínez, Juan S. Monrós. General Section: pages 64–72 (e239).
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    • Conserving the Mesoamerican herpetofauna: the most critical case of the priority level one endemic species. Eli García-Padilla, Dominic L. DeSantis, Arturo Rocha, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson. General Section: pages 73–132 (e240).
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    • Cultural association and its role in garnering support for conservation: the case of the Mountain Chicken Frog on Dominica. Daniel J. Nicholson, Arun Kanagavel, Josh Baron, Stephen Durand, Cassandra Murray, Benjamin Tapley. General Section: pages 133–144 (e241).
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    • Herpetofauna of Kilis Province (Southeast Anatolia, Turkey). Mehmet Zülfü Yıldız. General Section: pages 145–156 (e242).
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    • Disease reservoirs threaten the recently rediscovered Podocarpus Stubfoot Toad (Atelopus podocarpus). Phillip Jervis, Berglind Karlsdóttir, Robert Jehle, Diego Almeida-Reinoso, Freddy Almeida-Reinoso, Santiago Ron, Matthew C. Fisher, Andrés Merino-Viteri. General Section: pages 157–164 (e243).
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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. Tom W. Brown, Nathan Manwaring, Dennis Höfling, Oliver Honschek. General Section: pages 165–171 (e244).
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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. Ross J. Maynard, Scott J. Trageser, Sebastian Kohn, Paul S. Hamilton, Jaime Culebras, Juan M. Guayasamin. General Section: pages 172–184 (e245).
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    • Problems with imperfect locality data: distribution and conservation status of an enigmatic pitviper. Adam G. Clause, Roberto Luna-Reyes, Noé Jiménez Lang, Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca, Luis Alberto Martínez Hernández. General Section: pages 185–197 (e246).
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    • First herpetological surveys of Mount Lico and Mount Socone, Mozambique. Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Julian Bayliss, Werner Conradie. General Section: pages 198–217 (e247).
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    • New herpetofaunal observations from Laos based on photo records. Tan Van Nguyen, Peter Brakels, Nathanael Maury, Somchit Sudavanh, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Sabira Idiiatullina, Sengvilay Lorphengsy, Khamla Inkhavilay, Chatmongkon Suwannapoom, Nikolay A. Poyarkov. General Section: pages 218–249 (e248).
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    • Herpetofauna diversity in Zamrud National Park, Indonesia: baseline checklist for a Sumatra peat swamp forest ecosystem. Sandy Leo, Muhammad Suherman, Anggi Permatasari, Darwan Suganda, Zulamri, Nurul L. Winarni. General Section: pages 250–263 (e249).
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    A Tribute to Joseph C. Mitchell (1948–2019) (No. 28) | Volume 14, Number 3

    ARC A Tribute to Joseph C. Mitchell (1948–2019) Issue Cover

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    • TAXONOMY SECTION

    • Some color in the desert: description of a new species of Liolaemus (Iguania: Liolaemidae) from southern Peru, and its conservation status. Ling Huamaní-Valderrama, Aarón J. Quiroz, Roberto C. Gutiérrez, Álvaro Aguilar-Kirigin, Wilson Huanca-Mamani, Pablo Valladares-Faúndez, José Cerdeña, Juan C. Chaparro, Roy Santa Cruz, Cristian S. Abdala. Taxonomy Section: pages 1–30 (e250).
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    • A new cryptic species of Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata: Gekkonidae), in the C. littoralis complex, from Anakkal, Palakkad, Kerala, India. Amit Sayyed, Vivek Philip Cyriac, Raveendan Dileepkumar. Taxonomy Section: pages 31–45 (e251).
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    • A new species of Lycodon (Serpentes: Colubridae) from the Deccan Plateau of India, with notes on the range of Lycodon travancoricus (Beddome, 1870) and a revised key to peninsular Indian forms. S.R. Ganesh, Kaushik Deuti, K.G. Punith, N.S. Achyuthan, Ashok Kumar Mallik, Omkar Adhikari, Gernot Vogel. Taxonomy Section: pages 74–83 (e256).
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    • GENERAL SECTION

    • Amphibian diversity and conservation along an elevational gradient on Mount Emei, southwestern China. Xiaoyi Wang, Shengnan Yang, Chunpeng Guo, Ke Tang, Jianping Jiang, Junhua Hu. General Section: pages 46–56 (e252).
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    • New record of Adelphicos daryi (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) after 19 years, and additional record of Ptychohyla euthysanota (Anura: Hylidae) in Guatemala. J. Renato Morales-Mérida, Fred Muller. General Section: pages 57–61 (e253).
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    • Book Review—The Wildlife Techniques Manual, Eighth Edition. Howard O. Clark, Jr. General Section: pages 70–73 (e255).
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    • Book Review—The Dangerous Snakes of Africa. Howard O. Clark, Jr. General Section: pages 84–85 (e257).
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