Herpetological Papers

Many of our older publications can be found as downloadble pdfs at the Biodiversity Heritage Library site

Publications appearing in the Proceedings Volume 54 to present can be found on our Scientific Publications site

 

2000's

2008

2007      

Uyeda, J.C., R.C. Drewes and B.M. Zimkus. 2007. 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. (663 KB)

McMahan, C.D. and G,R. Zug. 2007.  Burmese Hemidactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonidae):  Geographic Variation in the Morphology of Hemidactylus bowringii in Myanmar and Yunnan, China. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 58:485-509. (588 KB)   

Zug, G., J.V. Vindum, and M.S. Koo.  2007.  Burmese Hemidactylus (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonidae): Taxonomic Notes on Tropical Asian HemidactylusProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 58:387-405. (342 KB)

2006

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, ser. 4, 57(2):35-68. (904 KB)

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. (127KB)

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. (24.51MB)

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.  (4.34 MB)

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. (1.5 MB)

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. (1.15MB)

Wilkinson, J.A. and D.-Q. Rao. 2004. Taxonomic status of Rhacophorustaronensis Smith, 1940. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 55:451-457. (195KB)

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. (2.27MB)

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. (392 KB)

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. (284 KB)

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. (240 KB)

1900s

1982  

Papenfuss, Theodore J. 1982. The ecology and sytematics of the amphisbaenian genus BipesOccasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 136:1-42, 36 figs., 9 tables. (3.89 MB)

1984  

Drewes, Robert Clifton. 1984. A phylogenetic analysis of the Hyperoliidae (Anura): treefrogs of Africa, Madagascar, and the Seychelles Islands.  Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences (139):1-70, 27 figs., 2 tables. (6.13 MB)

1970  

Brown, Walter Creighton, and Angel Chua Alcala. 1970. A new species of the genus Platymantis (Ranidae) with a list of amphibians known from South Gigante Island, Philippines. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 84:1-8. (562 KB)

1972  

Drewes, Robert Clifton. 1972. Report on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from the Ilemi Trangle, Southwestern Sudan. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 100:1-14, 2 figs. (849 KB)

Leviton, Alan Edward, and Steven Clement Anderson. 1972. Description of a new species of Tropiocalotes (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) with a revised key to the genus. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 96:1-7, 4 figs. (526 KB)

1973  

Clark, Richard J., and Erica D. Clark. 1973. Report on a collection of amphibians and reptiles from Turkey. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 104:1-62, 9 figs. (3.27 MB)

1974  

Brown, Walter Creighton, and Angel Chua Alcala. 1974. New frogs of the genus Platymantis (Ranidae) from the Philippines. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences (113):1-12. (916 KB)

1976  

Brown, Walter Creighton. 1976. Review of the genus Perochirus (Gekkoniidae). Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 126:1-14, 1 fig., 1 table. (913 KB)

1960  

Leviton, Alan Edward, and Wilmer W. Tanner. 1960. The generic allocation of Hypsiglena slevini Tanner (Serpentes:Colubridae).  Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 27:1-7, 2 figs. (352 KB)

 1961  

Brown, Walter Creighton, and Angel Chua Alcala. 1961. A new sphenomorphid lizard from Palawan Island, Philippines. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 32:1-4, 2 figs. (260 KB)

Leviton, Alan Edward, and Benjamin Harrison Banta. 1961. Description of a new species of snake of the colubrid genus Gyalopion from the state of Zacatecas, Mexico. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 26:1-4, 3 figs. (277 KB)

1963  

Banta, Benjamin Harrison. 1963. Remarks upon the natural history of Gerrhonotus panamintinus Stebbins. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 36:1-12, 7 figs., 1 pl., 2 tables. (1.06 MB)

1966  

Anderson, Steven Clement, and Alan Edward Leviton. 1966. A new species of Eublepharis from Southwestern Iran (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 53:1-5, 2 figs. (444 KB)

Clark, Richard J., Erica Clark, and Steven Clement Anderson. 1966. Report on two small collections of reptiles from Iran. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 55:1-9, 1 fig. (603 KB)

Miller, Malcolm R. 1966. The cochlear ducts of Lanthanotus and Anelytropsis with remarks on the familial relationship between Anelytropsis and DibamusOccasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, 60:1-15, 4 figs., 4 pls. (996 KB)

1942  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1942. Notes on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from Guatemala.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(31):453-462. (548 KB)

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1942. Notes on a collection of reptiles from Boquete, Panama, with the description of a new species of Hydromorphus.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(32):463-480, 3 pls. (1.60 MB)

1930  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1930. Contributions to Oriental herpetology. IV. Hokushu or Yezo.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 19(10):105-108. (204 KB)

1932  

Schmidt, Karl P. 1932. A new subspecies of coral snake from Guatemala.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 20:265-267. (147 KB)

1936  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1936. A new Central American snake.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(4):79-81. (126 KB)

1937  

Gilmore, Charles W. 1937. A new marine turtle from the Miocene of California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(10):171-174, 1 pl. (293 KB)

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1937. Contributions to Oriental Herpetology V. Honshu or Hondo, the neighboring islands of Sado ad Awaji, and the seven Islands of Idzu.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(11):175-190. (883 KB)

1939  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1939. Notes on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from Guatemala.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 23(26):393-414, 2 pls. (1.47 MB)

1920  

Van Denburgh, John. 1920. A further study of variation in the gopher-snakes of Western North America.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 10(1):1-27, 2 pls., 6 figs. (1.81 MB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1920. Description of a new species of rattlesnake (Crotalus Lucasensis) from Lower California. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 10(2):29-30. (242 KB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1920. Description of a new subspecies of Boa (Charina bottae utahensis) from Utah.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 10(3):31-32. (88 KB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1920. Description of a new lizard (Dipsosaurus dorsalis lucasensis) from Lower California.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 10(4):33-34. (85 KB)

1921  

von Geldern, Charles E. 1921. Color changes and structure of the skin of Anolis carolinensisProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 10(10[12 February]):77-117, 2 pls. (2.60 MB)

1923  

Van Denburgh, John. 1923. A new subspecies of watersnake (Natrix vibakari ruthveni) from Eastern Asia.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 13(2):3-4. (95 KB)

Van Denburgh, John, and Joseph Richard Slevin. 1923. Preliminary diagnoses of four new snakes from Lower California, Mexico.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 13:1-2. (124 KB)

1924  

Van Denburgh, John. 1924. Notes on the herpetology of New Mexico, with a list of species known from that state.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 13(12):189-230.  (2.21 MB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1924. Contributions to Oriental Herpetology I. Sakhalin.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 13(15):243-246. (228 KB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1924. On Laicauda schistorhynchus and Laticauda semifasciataProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 13(16):247-248. (89 KB)

1925  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1925. Contributions to Oriental herpetology. II. Korea or Chosen.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 14(5):89-100. (594 KB)

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1925. Contributions to Oriental herpetology. III. Russian Asia and Manchuria.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 14(6):101-103. (129 KB)

1926  

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1926. Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925, III.Notes on a collection of reptiles and amphibians from the Tres Marias and Revillagigedo Islands, and West coast of Mexico, with description of a new species of TantillaProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 15(3):195-207, 1 pl. (732 KB)

1927

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1927. The making of a scientific collection of reptiles and amphibians.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 16(9):231-259, 2 pls. (1.47 MB)

1928 

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1928. The amphibians of Western North America.  Occasional Papers of the CaliforniaAcademy of Sciences, 16:1-152, 23 pls. (9.91 MB)

Slevin, Joseph Richard. 1928. Description of a new species of lizard from Malpelo Island.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 16(21):681-684, 2 pl. (292 KB)

1915  

Van Denburgh, John, and Joseph R. Slevin. 1915. A list of the amphibians and reptiles of Utah, with notes on the species in the collection of the Academy.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 4, 5(4):99-110, 2 pls. (876 KB)

1905  

Van Denburgh, John. 1905. The reptiles and amphibians of the islands of the Pacific Coast of North America from the Farallons to Cape San Lucas and the Revilla Gigedos.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 3, 4(1):1-41, 8 pls. (2.16 MB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1905. The species of the Reptilian genus Anniella, with especial referrence to Anniella texana and to variation in Anniella nigraProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 3, 4(2):41-49. (458 KB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1905. On the occurrence of the leather-back turtle, Dermochelys, on the coast of California.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 3, 4(3 ):51-61, 3 pls. (455 KB)

1906

Van Denburgh, John. 1906. Description of a new species of the genus Plethodon (Plethodon vandykei) from Mount Rainier,Washington.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 3, 4(4):61-63. (154 KB)

Van Denburgh, John. 1906. On the occurrence of the spotted night snake, Hypsiglena ochrorhynchus in central California; and on the shape of the pupil in the reptilian genus ArizonaProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 3, 4(5):65-67. (140 KB)

 

1800's

1897  

Van Denburgh, John. 1897. The reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin an account of the species known to inhabit California and Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada.  Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences (5):1-236. (13.47 MB)

1889  

Rivers, James John. 1889. Description of a new turtle from the Sacramento River, belonging to the Family of Trionychidae.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 2, 2:233-236. (262 KB)

1877  

Lockington, William Neale. 1877. Description of a new genus and species of colubrine snake.  Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 1, 7(1):52-53. (129 KB)

 

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