2014  
Bishop, M.R., R.C. Drewes, and V.T. Vredenburg. 2014.  Food Web LInkages Demonstrate Importance of Terrestrial Prey for the Threatened California Red-Legged Frog.  J. Herpetology, v. 48, no. 1, 137-143.  
   
2013  

Drewes, R.C., S.S. HIllman, M.S. Hedrick and P.C. Withers. 2013.  Evolutionary implications of the distribution and variation of the skeletal muscles of the anuran lymphatic system. Zoomorphology. 11 pp.

 
   
2012  

Blackburn, D.C. 2012. A new species of Arthroleptis (Anura: Arthroleptidae) from Ngozi Crater in the Poroto Mountains of southwestern Tanzania. Journal of Herpetology 46: 129–135.

 

Cadle, J. E. 2012 Rediscovery of the holotype of  Mastigodryas Heathii  (Cope) (Serpentes: Colubridae) and additional notes on the species.  South American Journal of Herpetology, 7(1), 2012, 16-­24.

 

Cadle, J. E. 2012 Cryptic Species Within the Dendrophidion vinitor Complex In Middle America (Serpentes: Colubridae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 160(4):183-240.

 

Kerney, R.R., D.C. Blackburn, H. Müller, and J. Hanken. 2012. Do larval traits re-evolve? Evidence from the embryogenesis of a direct-developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus. Evolution 66: 252–262.

 

Leviton, A.E.  and S.C. Anderson. 2012a. The Herpetological Literature for Southwestern Asia: An Indexed Bibliography. Supplement I. Occ. Pap. California Acad. Sci., no. 160. 360 pp. 

 

Leviton, A.E.  and M.L. Aldrich. 2012b. The origin of the concept of Gondwanaland and the Geological Survey of India, 1851-1890. Earth Science History [in press, details not yet available].

 

Miller, E. C., A. B. Sellas and R. C. Drewes. 2012. A new species of Hemidactylus (Squamata:Gekkonidae) from PrÍncipe Island, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa with comments on the African-Atlantic clade of Hemidactylus geckos.  African Journal of Herpetology 61:40-57.  

 
   
2011  

Arakelyan, M.S. , F.D. Danielyan, C. Corti, R. Sindaco, and A.E. Leviton. 2011c. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karakakh. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, New York. iv + 149 pp., 20 port., 34 key figs., 32 col. pls. [152 figs.]

 

Blackburn, D.C. 2011. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea [Book Review]. Quarterly Review of Biology 86: 150.

 

Blackburn, D.C. 2011. Field Guide to Frogs of Western Australia, Fourth Edition [Book Review]. Herpetological Review 42: 123–124.

 

Blackburn, D.C., and M. Beier. 2011. “Xenopus paratropicalis” is not a valid name. Zootaxa 3035: 57–58.

 

Blackburn, D.C., and M.-O. Rödel. 2011. A new puddle frog (Phrynobatrachidae: Phrynobatrachus) from the Obudu Plateau in eastern Nigeria. Herpetologica 67: 271–287.

 

Blackburn, D.C., and D.B. Wake. 2011. Class Amphibia Gray, 1825. [Invited Review]. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.), Animal biodiversity: an outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa 3148: 39–55.

 

Cadle, John E. 2011. Hemipenial morphology in the North American snake genus Phyllorhynchus (Serpentes: Colubridae), with a review of and comparisons with natricid hemipenes. Zootaxa 3092: 1-25.

 

Caro, T., O. Evans, E. Fitzherbert, T.A.Gardiner, K. Howell, R. Drewes and H. B. Shaffer. 2011. Reptiles of Katavi National Park, Western Tanzania, are from different biomes. African Journal of Ecology 49:377-382.

 

Duellman, W.E., A. Catenazzi, and D.C. Blackburn. 2011. A new species of marsupial frog (Anura: Hemiphractidae: Gastrotheca) from the Andes of southern Peru. Zootaxa 3095: 1–14.

 

Duellman, W.E., K.-H. Jungfer, and D.C. Blackburn. 2011. The phylogenetic relationship of geographically separated “Flectonotus” (Anura: Hemiphractidae), as revealed by molecular, behavioral, and morphological data. Phyllomedusa 10: 15–29.

 

Hedrick, M.S., S.S. Hillman, R. C.Drewes and P.C. Withers. 2011. Pulmonary compliance and lung volume vcaries with ecomorphology in anuran amphibians: implications for ventilator-assisted lymph flux. Journal of Experimental Biology 214:3279-3285.

 

Hillman, S.S., R. C. Drewes, M. S. Hedrick and P.C. Withers 2011. Interspecific comparisons of lymph volume and lymphatic fluxes: Do lymph reserves and lymph mobilization capacities vary in anurans from different environments? Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 84:268-276.

 

Leviton, A.E.  and M.L. Aldrich. 2011a. John Thomas Dutro, Jr. AAAS Pacific Division Newsletter (56):5–6, figs. 1–4.

 

Loader, S.P., J.C. Poynton, L.P. Lawson, D.C. Blackburn, and M. Menegon. 2011. Amphibian diversity in the northwestern Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania, with the description of a new species of Arthroleptis (Anura: Arthroleptidae). Fieldiana (Life and Earth Sciences) 2011 (4): 90–102.

 

Murphy, R.W. , K.H. Berry, T. Edwards, A.E. Leviton, A. Lathrop, and J.D. Riedle. 2011b. The dazed and confused identity of Agassiz's land tortoise, Gopherus agassizi (Testudines, Testudinidae) with the description of a new species, and its consequences for conservation. ZooKeys 113:39-71, 15 figs.

 

Trueb, L., R. Diaz, and D.C. Blackburn. 2011. Osteology and chondrocranial morphology of Gastrophryne carolinensis (Anura: Microhylidae), with a review of the osteological diversity of New World microhylids. Phyllomedusa 10: 99–135. 

 
   
2010  
Hillman, S.S, M.A. Hedrick, R.C. Drewes, and P.C. Withers. 2010. Lymph flux rates from various lymph sacs in the cane toad Rhinella marina: an experimental evaluation of the roles of compliance, skeletal muscles and the lungs in the movement of lymph. Journal of Experimental Biology 213:3161-3166  (371 KB)

Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and R.I. Bowman. 2010. The Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A Brief History, Meeting Sites, Presidents and Other Officers, Publications, and a Portrait Gallery of Its Officers (1912-2010). Third edition. Pacific Division, AAAS, Ashland, OR. 16 pp.

 

A.E. Leviton and S.C. Anderson. 2010a. The Herpetological Literature for Southwest Asia: An Indexed Bibliography. Occ. Pap. California Acad. Sci., no. 157. 622 pp.

 

M.L. Aldrich, A.E. Leviton, and R.I. Bowman. 2010b. The Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A Brief History, Meeting Sites, Presidents and Other Officers, Publications, and a Portrait Gallery of Its Officers (1912-2010). Third edition. Pacific Division, AAAS, Ashland, OR. 16 pp.

 

A.E. Leviton, M.L. Aldrich, G.C. Williams, and P.U. Rodda. 2010c. Geology at the California Academy of Sciences, 1853–1907. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 61(11):547-573, 32 figs.

 

A.E.Leviton and M.L.Aldrich. 2010d. Dedication: Robert Irvin Bowman (1925–2006) remembered. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 61(Suppl. II, 2):5-12, 5 figs.

 

A.E. Leviton, G.O.U. Wogan, and M.L. Aldrich. 2010f. Scientific Publications of the California Academy of Sciences, 1854–2010, with an historical overview of Academy scientific publications. Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci., no. 158. 569 pp.

 
Zhang, M., D. Rao, J. Yang, G. Yu, and J.A. Wilkinson.  2009.  Molecular phylogeography and population structure of a mid-elevation montane frog Leptobrachium ailaonicum in a fragmented habitat of southwest China. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54:47-58.  
   
2009  

Aldrich, M.L., and A.E. Leviton. 2009. Darwin and the Gardner’s Chronicle, 1841-1877. Proc. AAAS Pacific Div., 28(1):84 (Progr. With Abstr.).

 
Aldrich, M.L., A.E. Leviton, and L.L. Sears. 2009. Georgius Agricola, De Animantibus Subterraneis, 1549 and 1556: A translation of a Renaissance Essay in Zoology and Natural History. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 60(9):89-174, 5 figs., 1 table. (7.09 MB)

Aldrich, M.L., and A.E. Leviton. 2009. Robert Irwin Bowman (1925-2006) remembered. Proc. AAAS Pacific Div., 28(1):56 (Progr. With Abstr.).

 
Hillman, S.S.,  P.C. Withers, R.C. Drewes, and S.D. Hillyard. 2009. Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians.  Oxford University Press, Oxford. xii + 469. ISBN 978-0-19-857031-8; ISBN 978-0-19-857032-5.  

 

 

2008

 

Andreone, F., A. Channing, R. Drewes, J. Gerlach, F. Glaw, K. Howell, M. Largen, S. Loader, S. Lotters, L. Minter, M. Pickersgill, C. Raxworthy, M.-O. Rodel, A. Schiotz, D. Vallan, and M. Vences. (2008) Chapter 5. Amphibians of the Afrotropical Realm. (pp. 53-58) In. S. Stuart, M. Hoffmann, J. Chanson, N. Cox, R. Berridge, P. Ramani and B. Young (eds.). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Ediciones, Barcelona. xv +758 p.

 

Drewes, R.C. Biogeographic implications of intriguing relationship patterns of endemic amphibians of the Gulf of Guinea Islands (pp. 231-234) In: Corti C. (ed.) 2008. Herpetologia Sardiniae. Soc. Herp. Ital./Edizioni Belvedere, Latina, “le scienze’(8) 504p.

 

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Frost, D.R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R.H. Bain, A. Haas, C.F.B. Haddad, R.O. de Sa, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S.C. Donnellan, C.J. Raxworthy, J.A. Campbell, B.L. Blotto, P. Moler, R.C. Drewes, R.A. Nussbaum, J.D. Lynch, D.M. Green, and W.C. Wheeler. Is The Amphibian Tree of Life really fatally flawed? Cladistics 23:1-11.

 

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Leviton, A.E. and M.T. Ghiselin. 2008. Preface. Page v in C. Corti, F. Barbagli, M.T. Ghiselin, and A.E. Leviton, eds., Scientific Exploration in the Mediterranean Region. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, vol. 59(Suppl. I).

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Leviton, A.E., G.R. Zug., J.V. Vindum, and G.O.U. Wogan. 2008. Handbook to the Dangerously Venomous Snakes of Myanmar. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, the Nature & Wildlife Conservation Division, Forest Department, Myanmar, and Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. 122 pp.

 
Rao, D.-Q. and J.A. Wilkinson.  2008.  Phylogenetic relationships of the mustache toads inferred from mtDNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46:61-73.  

Wogan, G.O.U., J.V. Vindum, J.A. Wilkinson, M.S. Koo, J.B. Slowinski, H. Win, T. Thin, S.W. Kyi, S.L. Oo, K.S. Lwin, and A.K. Shein. 2008. New Country Records and Range Extensions for Myanmar Amphibians and Reptiles. Hamadryad, 83:83-96


 

 

2007

 

Drewes, R.C., M.S. Hedrick, S.S. Hillman and P.C. Withers. Unique role of skeletal muscle contraction in vertical lymph movement in anurans. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:3931-3939.

 

Gardner, T.A., E.B. Fitzherbert, R.C. Drewes, K.M. Howell and T. Caro. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Abundance and Diversity of an East African Leaf Litter Amphibian Fauna. 2007. Biotropica 39(1):106-113.

 

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Hedrick, M.S., R.C. Drewes, S.S. Hillman and P.C. Withers. Lung ventilation contributes to vertical lymph movement in anurans. Journal of Experimental Biology 210:3940-3945.

 

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Leviton, A.E. 2007. Editor’s Note: California Academy of Sciences Research Department Histories. Proc. California Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 58(1):133–134.

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Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and L. Laporte. 2007. Gained in the translation: The geological career of Lou Henry Hoover, 1894-1914. Proc. AAAS Pacific Div., 26(1):90 (Progr. With Abstr.).

 

Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and L.L. Sears. 2007. A new aspect of a Renaissance geologist: Georgii Agricola’s De Animantibus Subterraneis (1549 and 1556). Geol. Soc. America, Program with Abstracts (Denver), vol. 39. (Abstract), p. 414

 

Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and G.C. Williams. 2007. Geology and geologists at the California Academy of sciences, 1853-1906: A collective biography. Geol. Soc. America, Program with Abstracts (Denver), vol. 39. (Abstract), p. 382.

 

Measey, G.J., M. Vences, R.C. Drewes, Y. Chiari, M. Melo and B. Bourles. Freshwater paths across the ocean: molecular phylogeny of the frog Ptychadena newtoni gives insights into amphibian colonization of oceanic islands. 2007. Journal of Biogeography 34:7-20.

 

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Uyeda, J.C., R.C. Drewes and B.M. Zimkus. The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006) VI. A new species of Phrynobatrachus from the Gulf of Guinea Islands and a reanalysis of Phrynobatrachus dispar and P. feae (Anura: Phrynobatrachidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 58:367-385.

 

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Rao, D.-Q. and J.A. Wilkinson.  2007.  A new species of Amolops (Anura: Ranidae) from southwest China. Copeia 2007:913-919.

 

 

 

2006

 

Delfino, G., R.C. Drewes, S. Magherini, C. Malentacchi, D. Nosi and A. Terrini 2006. Serous glands of the Pacific tree-frog  Hyla regilla (Anura: Hylidae): Patterns of secretory release induced by nor-epinephrine.  Cell and Tissue: 38:65-77.

 

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Frost, D. R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. H. Bain, A. Haas, C. F. B. Haddad, R. O. De Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S. C. Donnellan, C. J. Raxworthy, P. Moler, R.C. Drewes, R. A. Nussbaum, J. D. Lynch, D. M. Green, and W. C. Wheeler. The Amphibian Tree of Life. 2006. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297:370pp.

 

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Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and K. Elsbernd. 2006 Grove Karl Gilbert’s photographs as evidence in geology: documenting the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Proc. Amer. Assoc. Adv. Sci., Pac. Div. 25(1):49 (Abstract)

 
Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and K. Elsbernd. 2006 Grove Karl Gilbert’s photographs as evidence in geology: documenting the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Geol. Soc. America, Program with Abstracts (Philadelphia), vol. 38. (Abstract), 1 p.
 
Leviton, A.E., M.L. Aldrich, and K. Elsbernd. 2006 The California Academy of Sciences, Grove Karl Gilbert, and photographs of the 1906 earthquake mostly from the Archives of the California Academy of Sciences. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 57(1):1-34.
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Leviton, A.E., S. Bruschi*, C. Corti, M.A. Carretero, D.J. Harris, and B. Lanza. 2006 Comments on the status of the Sardinian-Corsican lacertid lizard Podarcis tiliguerta. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 57(6):225-245.

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Spawls, S., K.M. Howell and R.C. Drewes. Pocket Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of East Africa. 2006. (May) A&C Black Publishers Ltd, London. (Aug) Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.  240p. 278 maps. 

 

Rao, D.-Q., J.A. Wilkinson, and M.-W. Zhang.  2006.  A new species of the genus Vibrissaphora (Anura: Megophryidae) from Yunnan Province, China. Herpetologica 62:90-95.  
Rao, D.-Q., J.A. Wilkinson, and H.-N. Liu.  2006.  A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Guangxi Province, China. Zootaxa 1258:17-31.  

Zug, G. R., H. H. K. Brown, J. A. Schulte II, and J. V. Vindum. 2006. Systematics of the Garden Lizards, Calotes versicolor Group (Reptilia, Squamata, Agamidae), in Myanmar: Central Dry Zone Populations. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 57(2):35-68.

 

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2005

 

Gonzalez, M., Kyi Soe Lwin and J. V. Vindum. 2005. New records for Scincella victoriana (Shreve, 1940) from the Chin Hills, Myanmar. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56(26):391-392.

 

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Leviton, A.E. and M.L. Aldrich. 2005 Winifred Goldring. Northeastern Geology and Environmental Science 27(3):229-238, figs. 1-6
 

Wilkinson, J.A., Thin Thin, Kyi Soe Lwin, and Awan Khwi Shein. 2005. A new species of Rhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Myanmar (Burma). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 56:42-52.

 

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2004

 

Drewes, R. C. and R. E. Stoelting. 2004. The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expedition (2001). II. Additions and Corrections to Our Knowledge of the Endemic Amphibians of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 55:573-587, 6 figs.

 

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Drewes, R.C. and J.A. Wilkinson. 2004. The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expedition (2001): I. The Taxonomic Status of the Genus Nesionixalus Perret, 1976 (Anura: Hyperoliidae), Treefrogs of São Tomé and Príncipe, with Comments on the Genus Hyperolius. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 55:395-407, 4 figs, 2 tables.

 

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Leviton, A.E. and M.L. Aldrich. 2004 Introduction to symposium and volume. Pages 1-6 in A.E. Leviton and ML Aldrich, Museums and Other Institutions of Natural History: Past, Present, and Future. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 55(Suppl. I).

 
Leviton, A.E. and M.T. Ghiselin. 2004 Introduction. Pages 1-4 in MT Ghiselin & AE Leviton, eds., Impact of Travels on Scientific Knowledge. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 55(Suppl. II)(9).
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Leviton, A.E. and M.L. Aldrich. 2004 The impact of travels on scientific knowledge: William Thomas Blanford, Henry Francis Blanford, and the Geological Survey of India, 1851-1889. Pages 117-137 in MT Ghiselin & AE Leviton, eds., Impact of Travels on Scientific Knowledge. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 55(Suppl. II)(9).

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Schulte, J. A., II, J. V. Vindum, Htun Win, Thin Thin, Kyi Soe Lwin, and Awan Khwi Shein. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Ptyctolaemus (Squamata: Agamidae) with a description of a new species from the Chin Hills of Western Myanmar. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 55:222-247

 

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Wilkinson, J.A. and D.-Q. Rao. 2004. Taxonomic status of Rhacophorus taronensis Smith, 1940. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 55:451-457.

 

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2003

 

Leviton, A. E., G. O.U. Wogan, M. S. Koo, G. R. Zug, R. S. Lucas, and J. V. Vindum. 2003. The dangerously venomous snakes of Myanmar. Illustrated checklist with keys. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 54:407-460.

 

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Vindum, J. V., Htun Win, Thin Thin, Kyi Soe Lwin, Awan Khwi Shein and Hla Tun.  2003.  A new Calotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from the Indo-Burman Range of  Western Myanmar (Burma). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 54:1-16.

 

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Wilkinson, J.A., Htun Win, Thin Thin, Kyi Soe Lwin, Awan Khwi Shein, Hla Tun. 2003. A new species of Chirixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from western Myanmar ( Burma). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 54:17-26.

 

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Wogan, G. O. U., Htun Win, Thin Thin, Kyi Soe Lwin, Awan Khwi Shein, Sai Wunna Kyi, and Hla Tun.  2003.  A new species of Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from Myanmar (Burma), and redescription of the little known species Bufo stuarti Smith 1929. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 54:141-153.

 

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