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Amphibia - Reptilia

Volume 3 (2010)

Diego José Santana, Vinícius Avelar São Pedro, Priscila Soares Hote, Heverton Marques Roberti, Anathielle Caroline Sant’Anna, Caio A. Figueiredo-de-Andrade, Renato Neves Feio. Anurans in the region of the High Muriaé River, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. pp. 1-10. (published online 13 January 2010)

Rogério Loesch Zacariotti and Cristian Alexandro Gomes. Diet of the black–headed forest racer Taeniophallus affinis Günther, 1858 in the Brazilian Atlantic forest. pp. 11-12. (published online 13 January 2010)

Axel Drechsler, Daniel Bock, Daniel Ortmann and Sebastian Steinfartz. Ortmann’s funnel trap– a highly efficient tool for monitoring amphibian species. pp. 13-21. (published online 20 January 2010)

Petr Vlcek, Bartlomiej Najbar and Daniel Jablonski. First records of the Dice Snake (Natrix tessellata) from the North-Eastern part of the Czech Republic and Poland. pp. 23-26. (published online 27 January 2010)

Neftalí Sillero. The herpetofauna of Pessegueiro Island, including the first Portuguese insular population of Blanus cinereus. pp. 27-21. (published online 29 January 2010)

Rachakonda Sreekar, Shreekant Deodhar and Yashada Kulkarni. Predation on Hemidactylus treutleri (Squamata: Gekkonidae) by the peninsular rock agama Psammophilus dorsalis (Squamata: Agamidae) in Rishi Valley, Andhra Pradesh, India. pp. 33-35. (published online 1 February 2010)

Caio A. Figueiredo-de-Andrade, Diego J. Santana and Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva. Distress call of a female Hypsiboas albomarginatus (Anura, Hylidae). pp. 37-39 (published online 1 February 2010)

Václav Gvozdík. Second species of tree frog, Hyla orientalis (formely H. arborea), from Iran confirmed by acoustic data. pp. 41-44 (published online 10 February 2010)

Dan Cogalniceanu, Ciprian Samoila, Marian Tudor, Oliver Tallowin. An extremely large spur-thighed tortoise male (Testudo graeca) from Macin Mountains National Park, Romania. pp. 45-48 (published online 10 February 2010)

Peter Brakels, Femke Koopmans and José Luis Rubio. First record of the Spanish Algyroides, Algyroides marchi (Lacertidae) in the Murcia Region, Southeast Spain. pp. 49-52 (published online 22 February 2010)

Caio A. Figueiredo-de-Andrade, Diego J. Santana, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva. Predation on Scinax x-signatus (Anura: Hylidae) by the giant water bug Lethocerus annulipes (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae) in a Brazilian Restinga habitat . pp. 53-54 (published online 22 February 2010)

Diego José Santana, Renato Gaiga, Luis Fernando Storti, Tiago Gomes dos Santos, Marianna Dixo. New state record and distribution map of Rhinella cerradensis (Anura, Bufonidae) in the Cerrado biome, Brazil. pp. 55-56 (published online 22 February 2010)

Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira, Thiago Silva-Soares, João Filipe Riva Tonini, Roberto de Barros Dantas. New records and distribution of a species vulnerable to extinction: Euparkerella tridactyla (Anura, Strabomantidae). pp. 57-60 (published online 26 February 2010)

Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani, Azar Khosravani, Hamzeh Oraie. A new record of Cyrtopodion scabrum (Heyden, 1827) from the Caspian Sea Coastal Region, Guilan Province, Northern Iran. pp. 61-63 (published online 05 March 2010)

Cristian Hernan Fulvio Perez, Daniel Roberto Pérez and Luciano Javier Ávila. New records of Leptotyphlops borrichianus Degerbøl, 1923 in northwestern Patagonia. pp. 65-67. (published online 05 March 2010)

Sérgio Kakazu, Luís Felipe Toledo & Célio F. B. Haddad. Color polymorphism in Leptodactylus fuscus (Anura, Leptodactylidae): a defensive strategy against predators?. pp. 69-72. (published online 05 March 2010)

Bryony Tolhurst, Mika Peck, Jorge Noe Morales, Tim Cane, and Ian Recchio. Extended distribution of a recently described dipsadine colubrid snake: Atractus gigas. pp. 73-75. (published online 09 March 2010)

Ricardo Rocha, Maurício Paixão and Ricardo Gouveia. Predation note: Anthus berthelotii madeirensis (Passeriformes: Motacillidae) catches Teira dugesii mauli (Squamata: Lacertidae) in Deserta Grande, Madeira Archipelago. pp. 77-78. (published online 13 March 2010)

Henrique Caldeira Costa, Emanuel Teixeira da Silva, Pollyanna Silva Campos, Marina Paula da Cunha Oliveira, André Valle Nunes and Patrícia da Silva Santos .The Corpse Bride: a case of Davian Behaviour in the Green Ameiva (Ameiva ameiva) in southeastern Brazil. pp. 79-83. (published online 23 March 2010)

Ana Paula Motta, Renata Magalhães Pirani, Emanuel Teixeira da Silva, Diego José Santana, Sarah Mângia and Renato Neves Feio. New record and distribution extension of Zachaenus carvalhoi Izecksohn 1983 (Anura, Cycloramphidae) in south-eastern Brazil. pp. 85-86. (published online 24 March 2010)

William E. Duellman and Germán Chavéz. Reproduction in the marsupial frog Gastrotheca testudinea (Anura: Hemiphractidae). pp. 87-90. (published online 26 March 2010)

Fernanda C. Centeno, Paulo J. P. Cicchi, Fernando M. Couto. Predation on Scinax littoralis (Anura: Hylidae) by another treefrog, Hypsiboas albomarginatus (Anura: Hylidae). pp. 91-92. (published online 26 March 2010)

Hinrich Kaiser, Venancio Lopez Carvalho, Paul Freed, Mark O’Shea. A widely traveled turtle: Mauremys reevesii (Testudines: Geoemydidae) in Timor-Leste. pp. 93 -96. (published online 22 April 2010)

Henrique Caldeira Costa, Vinícius de Avelar São-Pedro, Renato Neves Feio. A new record of the poorly known Amazonian snake Siphlophis worontzowi. pp. 97-100. (published online 22 April 2010)

Dheeraj K. Veeranagoudar, Bhagyashri A. Shanbhag, Srinivas K. Saidapur. A novel thermoregulatory behavior in a gravid rock lizard, Psammophilus dorsalis. pp. 101-103. (published online 22 April 2010)

Jeanneney Rabearivony, Achille P. Raselimanana, Manajary A. Andriamazava, Russell Thorstrom and Lily-Arison Rene de Roland. A new locality for the endangered microhylid frog Scaphiophryne boribory from northern Madagascar and a rapid survey of other amphibians of the Bemanevika region. pp. 105-109. (published online 22 April 2010)

Dao Thi Anh Tran, Quyet Khac Le, Khoi Vu Le, Thanh Ngoc Vu, Truong Quang Nguyen, Wolfgang Böhme and Thomas Ziegler. First and preliminary frog records (Amphibia: Anura) from Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. pp. 111-119. (published online 23 April 2010)

Leandro Magrini and Ariovaldo A. Giaretta. Calls of two Brazilian species of Scinax of the S. ruber clade (Anura: Hylidae). pp. 121-126. (published online 28 April 2010)

Angelica Crottini, D. James Harris, Iker A. Irisarri, Alexandra Lima, Solohery Rasamiso and Gonçalo M. Rosa. Confirming Domergue: Ithycyphus oursi Domergue, 1986 predation upon Furcifer oustaleti (Mocquard, 1894). pp. 127-131. (published online 5 May 2010)

Drausio H. Morais, Christine Strüssmann, Vinícius T. de Carvalho and Ricardo A. Kawashita-Ribeiro. First record of Amblyomma rotundatum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizing Paleosuchus palpebrosus Cuvier, 1807 (Reptilia:Crocodylidae), in the western border of Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil). p. 133. (published online 5 May 2010)

Jan Červenka and Lukáš Kratochvíl. Generic reassignment and validity of the recently described species Cyrtopodion dehakroense. pp. 135-137. (published online 5 May 2010)

Rogério Loesch Zacariotti and Rodrigo del Rio do Valle. Observation of mating in the Calico Snake Oxyrhopus petola Linnaeus, 1758. pp. 139-140. (published online 13 May 2010)

Katharina C. Wollenberg and James Harvey. First assessment of the male territorial vocal behaviour of a Malagasy leaf litter frog (Gephyromantis thelenae). pp. 141-150. (published online 13 May 2010)

César L. Barrio-Amorós, Gilson A. Rivas, César Molina, Juan Carlos Santos and Hinrich Kaiser. Intraspecific variation in the endangered frog Mannophryne riveroi (Anura, Dendrobatidae, Aromobatinae), with comments on coloration and natural history. pp. 151-160. (published online 19 May 2010)

Marcelo José Sturaro, João Fabrício de Melo Sarmento, Amanda André Lima, Hipócrates de Menezes Chalkidis and Reginaldo Augusto Trindade Rocha. New records and distribution of the treefrog Scinax rostratus (Peter, 1863) (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae). pp. 161-166. (published online 19 May 2010)

Fábio Maffei, Flávio Kulaif Ubaid and Jorge Jim. Predation of herps by spiders (Araneae) in the Brazilian Cerrado. pp. 167-170. (published online 26 May 2010)

Fabiano Aguiar da Silva, Clodoaldo Lopes de Assis and Fernando Marques Quintela. Albinism in a Liophis miliaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) from Minas Gerais State, southern Brazil. pp. 171-172. (published online 31 May 2010)

Silvio C. de Almeida, Yuri F. Messas and Paulo J. P. Cicchi. Predation on newly metamorphosed toad Rhinella ornata
(Anura: Bufonidae) by the spider, Lycosa erythrognatha (Araneae: Lycosidae)
. pp. 173- 174. (published online 31 May 2010)

Jayaditya Purkayastha, Madhurima Das, Saibal Sengupta and Sushil K Dutta. Notes on Xenochrophis schnurrenbergeri Kramer, 1977 (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Assam, India with some comments on its morphology and distribution. pp. 175- 180. (published online 31 May 2010)

Niels H.G. Jacobsen, Errol W. Pietersen and Darren W. Pietersen. A preliminary herpetological survey of the Vilanculos
Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary on the San Sebastian Peninsula, Vilankulo, Mozambique
. pp. 181- 193. (published online 31 May 2010)

Raoul Manenti, Gentile Francesco Ficetola, Fiorenza De Bernardi. Road traffic impact on Salamandra salamandra: rescue of larvae after the death of the mother. pp. 195- 196. (published online 8 June 2010)

Bertrand Razafimahatratra, Gilbert Razafimanjato, and Russell Thorstrom. A new locality for the endangered day gecko
Phelsuma klemmeri from western Madagascar
. pp. 197-199. (published online 14 June 2010)

Nguyen Quang Truong, Nguyen Thien Tao, and Nikolai L. Orlov. New record of the Mountain ground skink Scincella monticola (Schmidt, 1925) (Squamata: Scincidae) from Cao Bang Province, Vietnam. pp. 201-203. (published online 14 June 2010)

Fernando Rodrigues da Silva, Denise de Cerqueira Rossa-Feres. Seasonal variation in body size of tropical anuran amphibians. pp. 205-209. (published online 14 June 2010)

Bruno Ferronato, Flavio Molina, Freddy Molina, Renato Espinosa and Victor Morales. Hatchling morphology of the Amazonian toad-headed turtle (Mesoclemmys raniceps [Gray 1855]) from Peruvian Tropical Andes (Testudines: Chelidae). pp. 211-214. (published online 21 June 2010) ERRATUM (published online 2 April 2011)

Werner Conradie, William R. Branch, Harold Braack and Mervyn Manson. Notes on the diet of recently metamorphosed Giant African Bullfrogs (Anura: Pyxicephalidae: Pyxicephalus adspersus) and growth increase during the first nine months in a semi-natural habitat. pp. 215-219. (published online 06 July 2010)

Paulo Nogueira Costa, Ana Maria Paulino Telles de Carvalho-e-Silva and Alice Flaskman. Egg clutch and larval development of Phasmahyla cruzi Carvalho-e-Silva, Silva and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2009 (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae). pp. 221-228. (published online 16 July 2010)

Vitor Azarias Campos, Fabrício Hiroiuki Oda, Alcimara Feraboli Curcino , Alexandre Curcino. An unusual prey item for the yellow tail cribo Drymarchon corais Boie 1827, in the Brazilian Savannah. pp. 229-231. (published online 20 July 2010)

Charlie Gardner and Louise Jasper. New locality records for Phelsuma breviceps and Cryptoblepharus boutonii ssp. from Andavadoaka, southwest Madagascar. pp. 233-235.(published online 20 July 2010)

Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira, João Filipe Riva Tonini. Living holed: Leptodactylus latrans occupying crabs’ burrows. pp. 237-238. (published online 20 July 2010)

Malcolm L. McCallum. Characterizing author citation ratings of herpetologists using Harzing’s Publish or Perish. pp. 239-245. (published online 7 August 2010)

Angele Reis Martins, Adriano Lima Silveira, Sávio Freire Bruno. New records of Typhlops brongersmianus (Serpentes, Typhlopidae) in southeastern Brazil. pp. 247-248 (published online 7 August 2010)

Ricardo J. Sawaya. The defensive tail display of Anilius scytale (Serpentes: Aniliidae). pp. 249-250 (published online 24 August 2010)

H. Mauricio Ortega-Andrade and Jorge H. Valencia. First country records of Pristimantis luscombei (Duellman and Mendelson) and Syncope tridactyla (Duellman and Mendelson) in eastern lowlands of Ecuador (Amphibia: Anura: Strabomantidae, Microhylidae. pp. 251-256. (published online 25 August 2010)

Rodrigo de Oliveira Lula Salles and Thiago Silva-Soares. Phyllodytes luteolus (Anura, Hylidae) as an Alien Species in the Rio de Janeiro municipality, State of Rio de Janeiro, Southeastern Brazil. pp. 257-258. (published online 27 August 2010)

Gonçalo M. Rosa, Vincenzo Mercurio, Angelica Crottini and Franco Andreone. Predation of the snake Leioheterodon modestus (Günther, 1863) upon the rainbow frog Scaphiophryne gottlebei Busse & Böhme, 1992 at Isalo, southern Madagascar. pp. 259-261. (published online 30 August 2010)

Ernesto Filippi, Gian Lorenzo D’Alterio, Alberto Brozzi, Michela Micci, Pietro Politi and Diego Mantero. Note on the intestinal bacterial populations of free living snakes in Italy. pp. 263-265. (published online 30 August 2010)

Enrique García-Muñoz, Fátima Jorge, Catarina Rato, Miguel A. Carretero. Four types of malformations in a population of
Bufo boulengeri (Amphibia, Anura, Bufonidae) from the Jbilet Mountains (Marrakech, Morocco)
. pp. 267-270. (published online 9 September 2010)

Gertrud Neumann-Denzau and Helmut Denzau. The Brown vine snake Ahaetulla pulverulenta (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh – first record from the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent. pp. 271- 272. (published online 9 September 2010)

Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, B.C. Choudhury, K.Sivakumar. Behaviour of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) prior to arribada at Gahirmatha, Orissa, India. pp. 273-274. (published online 10 September 2010)

Paola Bartolommei, Marco Di Domenico and Marco A.L. Zuff. Delayed or anticipated reproduction in the asp viper (Vipera aspis)? New field records. pp.275-276. (published online 10 September 2010)

Renan Manoel de Oliveira, Natan Medeiros Maciel, Wilian Vaz-Silva. New state record of Lithobates palmipes (Spix, 1824) (Anura: Ranidae) in Brazil. pp.277-278. (published online 21 September 2010)

Jian-Huan Yang and Ying-Yong Wang. Range extension of Takydromus sylvaticus (Pope, 1928) with notes on morphological variation and sexual dimorphism. pp.279-283. (published online 21 September 2010)

Jayaditya Purkayastha, Madhurima Das. Sphenomorphus maculatus (Sauria: Scincidae): a case of death-feigning. pp. 285-287. (published online 5 November 2010)

Wouter Beukema and Philip de Pous. Exceptional leech predation on Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Anura, Bufonidae) in Tunisia. pp. 289-290. (published online 5 November 2010)

Simon Dieckmann, Gerrut Norval and Jean-Jay Mao. A record of the Taiwanese tree snake (Boiga kraepelini Stejneger, 1902) as prey of the many-banded krait Bungarus multicinctus multicinctus Blyth, 1861. pp. 291-292. (published online 5 November 2010)

Cátia Matos, Neftalí Sillero, Albano Soares. New records of Pelodytes spp. and Pleurodeles waltl outside their distribution range in northern Portugal. pp. 293-294. (published online 5 November 2010)

Daniel Jablonski and Petr Meduna. Blue colour of the ventral body part of Eastern Slow Worm Anguis colchica (Nordmann, 1840). pp. 295-296. (published online 13 November 2010)

Arne Schulze, Martin Jansen. A tadpole of Trachycephalus venulosus (Anura: Hylidae) as prey for a fishing spider (Araneae: Pisauridae) in the Bolivian Chiquitano Dry Forest. pp. 297-298. (published online 13 November 2010)

Igor S. Oliveira, Adriele K. C. Oliveira, Marta M. Cestari, Luís Felipe Toledo. Predation on Dendropsophus werneri (Anura: Hylidae) by a lycosid in the Atlantic forest, southern Brazil. pp. 299-300. (published online 13 November 2010)

Max Ringler, Eva Ursprung, Walter Hödl. Predation on Allobates femoralis (Boulenger 1884; Anura: Aromobatidae) by the colubrid snake Xenopholis scalaris (Wucherer 1861). pp. 301-304. (published online 22 November 2010)

Josiah H. Townsend, Luis A. Herrera-B., Melissa Medina-Flores, Levi N. Gray, Alexander L. Stubbs, Larry David Wilson. Notes on the second male specimen of the cryptozoic snake Geophis damiani Wilson, McCranie, & Williams, 1998. pp. 305-308. (published online 7 December 2010)

Fernando Marques Quintela. Liophis poecilogyrus sublineatus (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) bite and symptoms of envenomation. pp. 309-311. (published online 7 December 2010)

Simon Dieckmann, Gerrut Norval, Jean-Jay Mao. A description of an Asian king snake (Dinodon rufozonatum rufozonatum [Cantor, 1842]) clutch size from central western Taiwan. pp. 313-314. (published online 7 December 2010)

Vladimir E. Kharin, Jakob Hallermann. A remote new distribution record and a redescription of a rare and little-known sea snake Leioselasma czeblukovi Kharin, 1984 (Hydrophiidae). pp. 315-319. (published online 7 December 2010)

Philip-Sebastian Gehring, Angelica Crottini, Frank Glaw, Susanne Hauswaldt, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina. Notes on the natural history, distribution and malformations of day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar. pp. 321-327. (published online 7 December 2010)

Jiří Šmíd. New remarkable snake records from Oman. pp. 329-332. (published online 7 December 2010)

Ignacio Minoli, Mónica L. Kozykariski, Luciano J. Avila. Observations on parturition in two Liolaemus species of the archeforus group (Iguania: Squamata: Liolaemidae). pp. 333-336. (published online 7 December 2010)

Neftalí Sillero, Raquel Ribeiro. Reproduction of Pelophylax perezi in brackish water in Porto (Portugal). pp. 337-340. (published online 12 December 2010)

Marco D. Barquero, Milton Salazar-Saavedra, Luis Sandova, Deyling Brenes, Fidel Martínez, Alfredo Figueroa. Composition and species richness of herpetofauna in two isolated regions of southern Nicaragua. pp. 341-352. (published online 12 December 2010)

Mário Ribeiro de Moura, Renato Neves Feio. Hypsiboas faber (Wied-Neuwied) predation on Scinax aff. perereca (Anura: Hylidae) in southeastern Brazil. pp. 353-354. (published online 29 December 2010)

Scott L. Travers,  Josiah H. Townsend. Myiasis on a Neotropical leaf frog Agalychnis saltator Taylor, 1955. pp. 355-357. (published online 29 December 2010)

Renata Magalhães Pirani, Emanuel Teixeira da Silva, Renato Neves Feio. Tadpole cannibalism in Leptodactylus cunicularius Sazima & Bokermann, 1978 (Anura, Leptodactylidae) at a temporary stream in South-eastern Brazil. pp. 359-360. (published online 29 December 2010)

Ricardo Rocha, Rui Rebelo. First record of a piebald Selvagens Gecko Tarentola boettgeri bischoffi (Squamata: Gekkonidae). pp. 361-362. (published online 29 December 2010)

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