Herpetology Notes

Herpetology Notes is an online-only and open access journal, published by the Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH) alongside its main flagship journal, Amphibia-Reptilia. Processing, editing, and typesetting of manuscripts is carried out by an international team of editors. The current rejection rate is around 15%. Manuscripts that do not follow the editorial style will not be considered for publication and will be sent back to the authors. Recent papers published in Herpetology Notes should be consulted before submitting a manuscript.

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Vol 12 (2019)

Table of Contents

Full Articles

Gregory Russell Ruthig
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1-7
Josefina Vera-Candioti, María Florencia D'Andrea, Julie Celine Brodeur
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13-17
William R. Branch, Luke Verburgt, Julian Bayliss, Christoph Kucharzewski, Mark-Oliver Rödel, Werner Conradie
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19-29
Jacob Matthew Hutton
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35-39
İsmail Hakkı Beşir, Serkan Gül
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45-51
Wirven Lima da Fonseca, Julivaldo Dantas da Silva, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Conrado Mario da Rosa, Paulo Sergio Bernarde
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91-107
Jhonny José Magalhães Guedes, Clodoaldo Lopes Assis, Camila Moura Novaes, Jorge Abdala Dergam, Renato Neves Feio
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113-204
Pedro Ivo Simões, Fernando M.J. Rojas-Runjaic, Giussepe Gagliardi-Urrutia, Santiago Castroviejo-Fisher
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211-219
Konstantina Makridou, Charalambos Thoma, Dimitrios Bakaloudis, Christos Vlachos
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229-233
Victoria L Grotbeck, Grace E Garrison, Maria A Eifler, Douglas A Eifler
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273-278
Matheus de Toledo Moroti, Mariana Pedrozo, Karoline Ceron, Cristina Pacheco Soares, Ibere Farina Machado
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291-303
Adriano Lima Silveira, Camila Rabelo Rievers, Lucas Soares Vilas Boas Ribeiro, Tiago Teixeira Dornas, Taís Nogueira Fernandes
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311-317
Nelson Rodrigues da Silva
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319-325
Wirven Lima da Fonseca, Andesson de Souza Oliveira, Radraque Rodrigues Correa, Paulo Sergio Bernarde
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365-374
Truong Quang Nguyen, Anh Mai Luong, Huy Quoc Nguyen, Dzung Trung Le, Son Lan Hung Nguyen
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375-387
Fabio Leonardo Meza Joya, Eliana Ramos Pallares, Carlos Andres Hernandez Jaimes
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391-400
Raiane Lesley Santos Dainesi, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Paulo Sérgio Bernarde, Bruno Peña Correa, Laís Pio Caetano Machado, Afonso Santiago de Oliveira Meneses, Arthur de Sena Santos
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419-430
Omar Rojas-Padilla, Ehiko J. Rios-Alva, Giussepe Gagliardi-Urrutia
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461-472
Seixas Oliveira
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491-499
Ngoran Germain Kouamé
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501-508
Cyro Luna-Dias, Joice Ruggeri, Sergio Potsch Carvalho-e-Silva
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537-542
Lotanna Micah Nneji, Adeniyi Charles Adeola, Agboola Okeyoyin, Ojo Cornelius Oladipo, Yohanna Saidu, Dinatu Samuel, John Yinamga Usongo, Babatunde Adedeji, Olatunde Omotoso, Akindele Oluwatosin Adeyi, Obih Alex Ugwumba, Adiaha Alda Alex Ugwumba
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543-559
Bruno Ferreto Fiorillo, Renato Christensen Nali, Cynthia Peralta de Almeida Prado
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565-575
Renoir J. Auguste
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577-585
Marco Antonio de Freitas, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Daniel da Silva Araújo, Hugo Estevam de Almeida Coelho, Weverton dos Santos Azevedo, Márcio Frazão Chaves, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa de Moura
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591-602
William Ronto, Daniel Rakotondravony
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603-611
Sarah Mângia, Camila Mariangela Pacheco, Ana Carolina Mello, Milena Wachlevski
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619-627
Debanjan Sarkar, Anuja Mital, Raja Mondal, R. Suresh Kumar, Gautam Talukdar
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631-636
Gönül Arslan Akveran, Zafer Ayaş
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667-673
Gabriela Marques Peixoto, Pedro Henrique Leitão, Igor Luis Kaefer, Albertina Pimentel Lima
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689-697
Deborah Praciano de Castro, Sarah Mângia, Felipe de Medeiros Magalhães, David Lucas Röhr, Felipe Camurugi, Ricardo Rodrigues da Silveira Filho, Margarida Maria Xavier da Silva, John Allyson Andrade-Oliveira, Tiago Agostinho de Sousa, Frederico Gustavo Rodrigues França, David James Harris, Adrian Antonio Garda, Diva Maria Borges-Nojosa
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727-742
Pere M. Parés-Casanova
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743-747
Lissa Dellefrate Franzini, Izabel Regina Soares Silva, Daniel Oliveira Santana, Fagner Ribeiro Delfim, Gustavo Henrique Calazans Vieira, Daniel Oliveira Mesquita
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749-763
Harshil Patel, Raju Vyas
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765-777

Short Notes

First record of Amblyomma rotundatum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizing wild Caiman latirostris (Reptilia: Crocodylidae) in the Atlantic rainforest biome, Southeastern Brazil

Igor cunha lima Acosta
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First record of the Hourglass Treefrog Dendropsophus ebraccatus (Cope, 1874) (Anura: Hylidae) in Yucatán, Mexico
Karla Trinidad Treinen-Crespo, Luis Gerardo Trinchan-Guerra, Luis Fernando Díaz-Gamboa, Kevin López-Reyes, Rubén Alonso Carbajal-Márquez
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31-33

Interspecific amplexus between Glandirana tientaiensis (Chang, 1933) and Odorrana schmackeri (Boettger, 1892) at the Fuchun River, eastern China

Jordy Groffen, Yi Yang, Amaël Borzée, Yikweon Jang
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41-42
First record of necrophilia in the prolonged breeder Rana uenoi
Jordy Groffen, Amaël Borzée, Yikweon Jang
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43-44

No one ever noticed: First report of Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823) in Greece

Ilias Strachinis, Korina Maria Karagianni, Martin Stanchev, Nikola Stanchev
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53-56
Rafaela Cândido França, Mayara da Silva Ribeiro Morais, Marco Antônio Freitas, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa Moura, Frederico Gustavo Rodrigues França
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57-59
New and noteworthy locality records of anurans from northeastern Andes of Colombia
Fabio Leonardo Meza-Joya, Wilfredo Chinchilla-Lemus, Eliana Ramos, Orlando Armesto, Aldemar A. Acevedo
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61-69

A caecilian (Siphonops sp.) as prey of a dwarf caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus: an observation from Central Brazil

Seixas Rezende Oliveira, Wilian Vaz-Silva, Marcelino Benvindo de Souza, Sheila Pereira de Andrade, Alessandro Ribeiro de Morais
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71-73

Dietary observations of the lamprophiid snake Madagascarophis meridionalis (Domergue, 1987) in southeastern Madagascar

Jamie Neaves, Sam Hyde Robert, Tsimijaly H Longosoa, Franco Andreone, Gonçalo M. Rosa
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Predation on eggs of the Gray Tinamou (Tinamus tao, Tinamiformes: Tinamidae) by the rainbow boa (Epicrates cenchria, Serpentes: Boidae)

Bruno Ferreto Fiorillo
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79-81

Range Extension for the Khasi Hill Long-Tailed Lizard, Takydromus khasiensis Boulenger, 1917 (Squamata: Lacertidae) from India’s North Eastern Region into the Gangetic Plains Landscape at Gorumara National Park, West Bengal

Swati Das, Basudev Tripathy, Kaushik Deuti
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83-85
Ednilza Maranhão dos Santos
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87-89

A case of melanism in Dendrophidion atlantica Freire, Caramaschi & Gonçalves, 2010 (Colubridae) from Northeastern Brazil

Vanessa do Nascimento Barbosa, Jéssica Monique da Silva Amaral, Luiz Felipe Lira Lima, Rafaela Cândido França, Frederico Gustavo Rodrigues França, Ednilza Maranhão dos Santos
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109-111

Offspring morphology and early growth of Thamnodynastes pallidus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest (Serpentes; Thachymenini)

William M. Silva, Paula F. Araújo, Rafaela C. França, Isabella M. M. C. Pedrosa, Frederico G. R. França
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205-209

Noteworthy insular records of burrowing reptiles in Southeastern Brazil

Arthur Diesel Abegg, Weverton dos Santos Azevedo, Marcelo Ribeiro Duarte
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221-224

First record of mating of Bothrops insularis (Serpentes: Viperidae) in nature, with comments on sexual behavior

Ligia Grazziely dos Santos Amorim, Carlos Renato de Azevedo, Weverton dos Santos Azevedo, Selma Maria de Almeida-Santos
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225-227

Thermographic record of predation of Rhinella ornata (Spix, 1824) (Anura:Bufonidae) by Xenodon neuwiediiGünther, 1863 (Squamata:Dipsadidae) with feeding behaviour notes

Renata Ibelli Vaz, Jesús Eduardo Ortega
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235-239

Geographic range extension of the Rough-scaled Bush Viper, Atheris hispida (Serpentes: Viperidae) from Uganda, Africa

Jelmer Groen, Bobby Bok, Laura Tiemann, Gert Jan Verspui
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241-243
Marco Antonio de Freitas, Arthur Diesel Abegg, Thais Figueiredo Santos Silva, Patrícia Mendes Fonseca, Breno Hamdan, Thiago Filadelfo
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245-260

Batrachophagy by Leptodactylus chaquensis (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in the Brazilian Cerrado and Pantanal

Juan Fernando Cuestas Carrillo, Vanessa Gonçalves Ferreira, Diego José Santana
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261-263
Cinthya Ysabel Salas, Lesly Mercedes Lujan, Oscar Magdiel Quispe
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265-267
Observations on death-feigning behaviour and colouration patterns as anti-predator mechanisms in Amazonian anurans
Werther P. Ramalho, Vinícius Guerra, Denes Ferraz, Iberê F. Machado, Lisandro J. S. Vieira
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269-272
Justin Yeager
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279-280

Predation of Mussurana bicolor (Serpentes, Dipsadidae) upon Leptodactylus podicipinus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) in the Pantanal, Brazil

Diego José Santana
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281-282
New records of Mesoclemmys raniceps (Testudines, Chelidae) for the states of Amazonas, Pará and Rondônia, northern Brazil, including for the Tocantins Basin
Elizangela Silva de Brito, Rafael Martins Valadão, Fábio Andrew G. Cunha, Cristiane Gomes de Araújo, Patrik F. Viana, Izaias Fernandes Médice
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283-289

New record on geographic distribution of Dendrelaphis tristis (Daudin, 1803) (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from Rajaji Tiger Reserve, north India

Ritesh Joshi, Abhishek Singh, Kanchan Puri
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305-308

Attempted predation on the lizard Aspronema dorsivittatum (Cope, 1862) by the American Kestrel Falco sparverius Linnaeus, 1758

Cassiana Alves de Aguiar, Arthur Venancio de Santana, Junior Guilherme Scheidt Pereira, Tiago Gomes dos Santos
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309-310

Snake interspecific aggregation: Crotalus polystictus (Cope, 1865), Thamnophis eques (Reuss, 1834) and T. scaliger (Jan, 1863).

Octavio Ivan Martinez Vaca-Leon, Sheridan Jael Maya-García, Javier Manjarrez, Luis Ernesto Estrada-García
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327-329
Juan Camilo Diaz Ricaurte
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331-333
Ana Cecília Pires de Azevedo Lopes, Marco Antonio de Freitas, Epitácio Correia de Farias Júnior, Omar Entiauspe-Neto
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335-336

Sympatry of vipers in southwestern Morocco

Gabriel Martínez del Marmol, Baudilio Rebollo Fernandez, Stéphane Clerc, Thor Håkonsen, Sonia Acierno, Marco Sassoe
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337-342

Rediscovery of Tantilla bocourti (Günther, 1895) on Isla María Cleofas, Nayarit, Mexico (Squamata: Colubridae)

Jose Rafael Nolasco-Luna, Fabio Germán Cupul-Magaña, Armando Hiram Escobedo-Galván, Vicente Mata-Silva, Larry David Wilson
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343-346
New record of Ambystoma velasci(Dugès, 1888) from Western Mexico
Ruth Percino-Daniel
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351-352
Full mating repertoire of Tropidurus hygomi Reinhardt & Lütken, 1861 on a coastal sand dune habitat in Bahia, Brazil (Squamata: Tropiduridae)
Luciana Vasconcelos, Andre C. Bruinjé, Felipe E. A. Coelho, Moacir S. Tinôco, Ricardo Marques
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353-357

Additional defensive behaviours of Dipsas mikanii (Schlegel, 1837) and Taeniophallus occipitalis (Jan, 1863) (Serpentes: Dipsadidae)

Bruno Ferreto Fiorillo
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359-362
Biofluorescent lateral patterning on the Mossy Bushfrog (Philautus macroscelis): The first report of biofluorescence in a rhacophorid frog.
Russell Jordan Gray
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363-364
New state record in Brazil and first report to Bolivia of Scinax constrictus Lima, Bastos & Giaretta, 2004 (Anura, Hylidae)
Eric Ragalzi, Matheus Oliveira Neves, Rossy Montaño, Diego José Santana
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389-390
Observation of Adder, Vipera berus (Reptilia: Serpentes) preying on Least Weasel, Mustela nivalis (Mammalia: Mustelidae): a neglected feeding habit
Henrik Bringsøe
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401-403

Chiasmocleis hudsoni Parker, 1940: a new record in the State of Amapá, Brazil

Carlos Eduardo Costa-Campos, Jackson Cleiton Sousa, Marcelo Menin
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405-408

Dipsas neuwiedi Ihering, 1911 (Squamata, Dipsadidae): Review of distribution extension and first record in the State of Sergipe, Northeastern Brazil

Hugo Andrade, Jefferson Oliveira Lima, Ana Flávia Oliveira Silva, Bruno Fonseca Fernandes, Eduardo José dos Reis Dias
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409-417

Anurans associated with the bromeliad Bromelia goeldiana on a floodplain in northern Brazil

Patrick Ribeiro Sanches, Fillipe Pedroso Santos, Juliana Gonçalves Corrêa, Pedro Ferreira França, Jackson Cleiton Sousa, Patrick Castro Cantuária, Carlos Eduardo Costa-Campos
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431-433

Helminth parasites of Ameerega pulchripecta (Anura: Dendrobatidae) from the eastern Amazon, Brazil

Lorena Freitas Souza Tavares-Costa, Marcos Roberto Dias-Souza, Carlos Eduardo Costa-Campos, Francisco Tiago de Vasconcelos Melo
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435-437

Reproduction and paternal care in the Asian bird poop frog, Theloderma albopunctatum (Liu and Hu, 1962)

Peter Pogoda
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439-441

Description of defensive postures of the natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita Laurenti 1768) and notes on the release of toxic secretions

Rainer Stawikowski, Tim Lüddecke
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443-445

Reproductive mode and defensive behaviour of the South American aquatic snake Helicops pastazae (Serpentes: Dipsadidae)

Daniela García Cobos, Diego Andres Gómez Sánchez
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447-451
Daniel J. Leavitt, Ashley A. Grimsley
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453-455

Diaphanocephalus galeatus Rudolphi, 1819 (Nematoda, Diaphanocephalidae) and Physaloptera tupinambae Pereira, Alves, Rocha, Lima and Luque, 2012 (Nematoda, Physalopteridae) on Salvator merianae Duméril & Bibron, 1839 (Squamata, Teiidae) in the States of Ceará and Sergipe, Northeastern of Brazil

Victor Melo
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457-460
Ricardo Lourenço-de-Moraes
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473-474
Rediscovery of Chernov's skink (Ablepharus  chernovi) in Armenia
Marine Arakelyan, Vasil Ananian, Ruzanna Petrosyan
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475-477

Morphometry of hatchlings of Helicops leopardinus (Schlegel, 1837) (Serpentes: Colubridae: Dipsadinae)

Jéssica Monique da Silva Amaral, Vanessa do Nascimento Barbosa, Luiz Filipe Lira Lima, José Victor de Melo Souza, Jenifer Carla Borges da Silva, Ednilza Maranhão dos Santos
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479-481

Leptodactylus chaquensis - the voracious generalist frog as a predator of two different anuran species

Murilo Souza Queiroz, Rodney Murillo Peixoto Couto, Maiara Cabrera Miguel
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483-486
New distribution records of Ololygon canastrensis(Cardoso and Haddad, 1982) (Anura: Hylidae)
Elvis Almeida Pereira Silva, Henrique Folly, Leandro Alves Silva, Raoni Rebouças, Diego José Santana
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487-490

Defensive behavior in Hyloscirtus larinopygion Duellman, 1973 (Anura: Hylidae)

Sebastían Duarte-Marín, Kevin Joseph López-Molina, Luisa Fernanda Arcila-Pérez
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509-511
Hugo Cabral Beconi, Alberto Carosini, Paul Smith
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513-518

First Report on the Hybridization between Gloydius brevicaudus and G. intermedius

Kyo Soung Koo
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519-521
Rafael Carlos Benetti Paredero
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523-525

New records fill one distribution gap of Mesoclemmys tuberculata (Luederwaldt, 1926) (Testudines: Chelidae)

Clodoaldo Lopes Assis, Elvis Almeida Pereira Silva
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527-529

Novel records of phoresy among microcrustaceans and bromeliad treefrogs in the Atlantic Rainforest of Northeast Brazil

Alan Pedro Araújo, Clarissa Mayra Bastos, Rebeca Vitória Inácio Santos, Geraldo Jorge Barbosa Moura, Mauro Melo-Junior, Moacir Santos Tinoco
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531-535
Yodchaiy Chuaynkern
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561-564
Jucivaldo Dias Lima
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587-589
Ricardo Lourenço-de-Moraes
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613-615
Female-female mating competition in Nidirana adenopleura (Ranidae, Nidirana) in Taiwan
Ming-Feng Chuang
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617-618

Predation on Dendropsophus haddadi (Anura, Hylidae) by the orb-web spider Parawixia kochi (Araneae, Araneidae) in a cacao plantation in Southern Bahia, Brazil

Marcelo Sena, Mirco Solé
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629-630

New records of Dendropsophus pseudomeridianus (Cruz, Caramaschi & Dias 2000) (Anura: Hylidae) from Southeastern Brazil

Lucas Rosado, Clodoaldo Lopes de Assis, Marcelo Augusto Pereira Coelho Dias, Jhonny José Magalhães Guedes, Renato Neves Feio
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637-641
Range expansion of the Common Dwarf Gecko, Lygodactylus capensis:South Africa’s most successful reptile invader 

Range expansion of the Common Dwarf Gecko, Lygodactylus capensis: South Africa’s most successful reptile invader

Alexander Douglas Rebelo, Michael Francis Bates, Marius Burger, William Roy Branch, Werner Conradie
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643-650

Boyacá spiny rat,Proechimys chrysaeolus (Mammalia: Echimyidae), a new prey item of the banded calico snake, Oxyrhopus petolarius (Reptilia: Dipsadidae)

Vanessa Serna Botero, Mateo Marín Martínez, Daniela Velásquez Guarín, Hector Emilio Ramírez Chavez
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651-653

The diet of Chiasmocleis hudsoni and C. shudikarensis (Anura, Microhylidae) of terra firme forests in the Brazilian Amazonia

Iago Barroso da Silva, Talitha Ferreira dos Santos, Luciana Frazão, Sergio Marques-Souza, Lídia Aguiar da Silva, Marcelo Menin
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655-659
First report of a caecilian amphibian (Siphonopidae: Microcaecilia sp.) being preyed upon by a scorpion (Chactidae: Brotheas sp.)
Renoir J. Auguste, Rainer Deo, Brent Finnell, Hukaymah Ali
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661-662
First records of Eryx jaculus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Euboea Island, Greece (Squamata: Boidae)
Apostolos Christopoulos, Antonios-Georgios Verikokakis, Vassilis Detsis, Iraklis Nikolaides, Leonidas Tsiokos, Panayiotis Pafilis, Grigoris Kapsalas
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663-666

New record and geographic distribution of Proceratophrys caramaschii Cruz, Nunes, and Juncá, 2012 in the state of Piauí, northeastern Brazil (Anura: Odontophrynidae)

Antonia Joyce S Santos, Claylton A Costa, Felipe P. Sena, Kássio C Araújo, Etielle B. Andrade
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675-679

A new southern-most record of the Sonoran Coralsnake, Micruroides euryxanthus Kennicott, 1860, (Squamata: Elapidae) from the state of Jalisco, Mexico

Aldo Dávalos-Martínez, Daniel Cruz-Sáenz, Jorge Antonio Najar-Sánchez, Francisco Javier Muñoz-Nolasco
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681-683
Christopher John Michaels, Daniela Denk, Edmund Flach
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685-687

First dietary record of Gastrotheca guentheri (Boulenger, 1882), the lone anuran with true mandibular teeth

Daniel J Paluh, Edward L Stanley, David C Blackburn
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699-700

Diet of six species of Galapagos terrestrial snakes (Pseudalsophis spp.) inferred from fecal samples

Luis Ortiz-Catedral, Eli Christian, Michael J. A. Skirrow, Danny Rueda, Christian Sevilla, Kumar Kirtana, Enzo MR Reyes, Jennifer C. Daltry
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701-704

New records of interspecific amplexus in Neotropical anurans

Fernanda Cristina Lirio Ferreira, Thiago Gechel Kloss, Thiago Silva Soares, João Felipe Riva Tonini, Alexander Tamanini Mônico, Rodrigo Barbosa Ferreira
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705-708

First record of Mesoclemmys vanderhaegei (Reptilia, Chelidae) for the  North-Northeast Atlantic Basin

Elizangela Silva de Brito, Tainá Figueras Dorado-Rodrigues, Rafael Martins Valadão
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709-712

First record of mammal consumption by Erythrolamprus miliaris. How wide is the diet of this water snake?

Silara Fatima Batista, Katia Gomes Facure, Otavio Augusto Vuolo Marques
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713-715

Movement and habitat use by adult and juvenile Toad-headed Agama lizards (Phrynocephalus versicolor Strauch, 1876) in the eastern Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Douglas A Eifler, Maria A Eifler
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717-719
Armando de Jesús Fraustros-Sandoval, Aldo Dávalos-Martínez, Verónica Carolina Rosas-Espinoza, Ana Luisa Santiago-Pérez, Paulino Ponce-Campos, Eliezer Iñiguez-Ochoa
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721-723
Report on the deformity in Hynobius leechii Mori 1928 (Amphibia; Caudata; Hynobiidae)
Kyo Soung Koo, Seoung-Min Park, Hee-Jin Kang, Hye-Rin Park, Jae Hyeok Choi, Ha-Cheol Sung
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725-726
Dunja Ramadanović, Adnan Zimić
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779-781

Territorial behaviour in Oplurus grandidieri(Mocquard, 1900), a rock dwelling lizard from Madagascar

Javier Lobon-Rovira, Francesco Belluardo, Angelica Crottini, Gonçalo M. Rosa
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783-786