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Issue 1 (No. 31) | Volume 16, Number 1

ARC 31 Issue 1

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  • The anuran fauna in a protected West African rainforest and surrounding agricultural systems. Konan Hervé Oussou, N’Guessan Emmanuel Assemian, Atta Léonard Kouadio, Manouhin Roland Tiédoué, Mark-Oliver Rödel. General Section: pages 1–13 (e298).
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  • Thermal ecology of the Pygmy Alligator Lizard, Gerrhonotus parvus Knight and Scudday, 1985 (Squamata: Anguidae), in Nuevo Léon, Mexico. David Lazcano, Javier Banda-Leal, Héctor Gadsden-Esparza, Gamaliel Castañeda-Gaytán, Sandra Cecilia Hernández-Bocardo. General Section: pages 14–24 (e299).
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  • Temperature-based activity estimation accurately predicts surface activity, but not microhabitat use, in the Endangered heliothermic lizard Gambelia sila. Kathleen N. Ivey, Margaret B. Cornwall, Nicole Gaudenti, Paul H. Maier, Nargol Ghazian, Malory Owen, Emmeleia Nix, Mario Zuliani, Christopher J. Lortie, Michael F. Westphal, Emily N. Taylor. General Section: pages 25–34 (e300).
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  • Amphibians of Kokolopori: an introduction to the amphibian fauna of the Central Congolian Lowland Forests, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Gabriel Badjedjea, Franck M. Masudi, Benjamin Dudu Akaibe, Václav Gvoždík. General Section: pages 35–70 (e301).
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  • Sex hormones in the Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum: potential method for sex determination. Isabel A. Veith, Chester R. Figiel, Jr. General Section: pages 71–75 (e302).
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  • Climate change and the fate of endemic Beyşehir Frog, Pelophylax caralitanus. Akın Kıraç, Müge Gidiş, Ahmet Mert, Eyup Başkale. General Section: pages 76–85 (e303).
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  • Modifcation of a Water Hyacinth sieve and description of Hubbard rakes for sampling small aquatic salamanders. Zachary C. Adcock, Michelle E. Adcock, Bruce E. Hall, Michael R.J. Forstner. General Section: pages 86–93 (e304).
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  • Distribution and habitat suitability of two neighboring Lycian salamanders. Ömer Dilbe, Akın Kıraç, Eyup Başkale. General Section: pages 94–105 (e305).
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  • Turtles of Colombia: an annotated analysis of their diversity, distribution, and conservation status. Vivian P. Páez, Brian C. Bock, Diego A. Alzate-Estrada, Karla G. Barrientos-Muñoz, Viviana M. Cartagena-Otálvaro, Andrea Echeverry-Alcendra, Marley T. Gómez-Rincón, Cristian Ramírez-Gallego, Jennifer Sofía del Río, Margarita M. Vallejo-Betancur. General Section: pages 106–135 (e306).
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  • Distribution range expansion of Salamandra infraimmaculata Martens, 1885 (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Anatolia, Turkey, with a new locality record. Kamil Candan. General Section: pages 136–147 (e307).
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  • The herpetofauna of Querétaro, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Raciel Cruz-Elizalde, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Rubén Pineda-López, Vicente Mata-Silva, Dominic L. DeSantis, Elí García-Padilla, Jerry D. Johnson, Arturo Rocha, Lydia Allison Fucsko, Larry David Wilson. General Section: pages 148–192 (e308).
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  • Do observed sex ratios in a turtle community in northern Indiana vary over 35 years (1979–2014)? Geoffrey R. Smith, John B. Iverson, Jessica E. Rettig. General Section: pages 193–202 (e309).
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  • Environmental heterogeneity causes differences in the amphibian assemblage structure of an undisturbed montane cloud forest in southern Mexico. Carlos Omar Becerra-Soria, Eduardo Pineda, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Omar Hernández-Ordoñez. General Section: pages 203–225 (e310).
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  • Species diversity, composition, and distribution of the herpetofauna in the Northwestern Region of Bangladesh. Md. Fazle Rabbe, M. Firoj Jaman, Md. Mahabub Alam, Md. Mokhlesur Rahman, Mohammad Abdur Razzaque Sarker. General Section: pages 226–234 (e311).
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  • Geographical and elevational distributions of the Blackbreasted Leaf Turtle, Geoemyda spengleri (Gmelin, 1789) (Testudines: Geoemydidae). Jeffrey E. Dawson, Daniel Gaillard, Shiping Gong, Liu Lin, Timothy E.M. McCormack, Chanthalaphone Nanthavong, Thang Tai Nguyen, Truong Quang Nguyen, Thong Van Pham, Haitao Shi. General Section: pages 235–244 (e312).
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  • Amphibian cell lines: Usable tissue types and differences between individuals within a species. Julie Strand, Henrik Callesen, Cino Pertoldi, Stig Purup. General Section: pages 245–256 (e313).
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  • Tadpole assemblage in temporary ponds in southern Piauí, Brazil. Mauro Sérgio Cruz Souza Lima, Jonas Pederassi, Carlos Alberto dos Santos Souza. General Section: pages 257–264 (e314).
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Issue 2 (No. 32) | Volume 16, Number 2

ARC 32 Issue 2

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  • Out of the Past: A new species of Tantilla of the calamarina group (Squamata: Colubridae) from southeastern coastal Guerrero, Mexico, with comments on relationships among members of the group. Ricardo Palacios-Aguilar, Lydia Allison Fucsko, Víctor H. Jiménez-Arcos, Larry David Wilson, Vicente Mata-Silva. Taxonomic Section: pages 120–132 (e320).
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  • The herpetofauna of Tabasco, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status. Ma. del Rosario Barragán-Vázquez, Liliana Ríos-Rodas, Lydia Allison Fucsko, Louis W. Porras, Vicente Mata-Silva, Arturo Rocha, Dominic L. DeSantis, Elí García-Padilla, Jerry D. Johnson, Larry David Wilson. General Section: pages 1–61 (e315).
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  • Reproductive characteristics of the Burmese Narrow-headed Softshell Turtle, Chitra vandijki, in captivity. Hong Xiaoyou, Zhu Xinping, Chen Chen, Cai Xiaodan, Li Yongming, Li Xinping. General Section: pages 62–68 (e316).
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  • Applying population genetics to define the units for conservation management in the European Tree Frog, Hyla arborea. Astrid Krug, Jana Auffarth, Heike Pröhl. General Section: pages 69–87 (e317).
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  • New biological data for two rare reedfrog species, Hyperolius nimbae Laurent, 1958, and H. chlorosteus (Boulenger, 1915) (Anura: Hyperoliidae). Basseu Aude-Inès Gongomin, N’Goran Germain Kouamé, Konan Laurent Agoh, Kouassi Philippe Kanga, Mark-Oliver Rödel. General Section: pages 88–103 (e318).
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  • Goliath Frog (Conraua goliath) abundance in relation to frog age, habitat, and human activity. Nono LeGrand Gonwouo, Marvin Schäfer, Sedrick Junior Tsekané, Mareike Hirschfeld, F. Arnaud M. Tchassem, Mark-Oliver Rödel. General Section: pages 104–119 (e319).
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