Crawfish Frogs

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Crawfish frog counties' status

2013

Williams, P.J., N.J. Engbrecht, J.R. Robb, V.C.K. Terrell, and M.J. Lannoo. Surveying a threatened amphibian species through a narrow detection window. Copeia, 2013:553-562.

Terrell, V.C.K., N.J. Engbrecht, A.P. Pessier, and M.J. Lannoo. Drought reduces chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) infection intensity and mortality but not prevalence in adult Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50:56-62.

Klemish, J.L., N.J. Engbrecht, and M.J. Lannoo. Positioning minnow traps to avoid accidental deaths of breeding frogs. Herpetological Review, 44:241-242.

2012

Lannoo, M.J. 2012. A perspective on amphibian conservation in the United States. Alytes. 29:133-144.

Nunziata, S.O., M.J. Lannoo, J.R. Robb, D.R. Karns, S.L. Lance, and S.C. Richter. 2012. Population and conservation genetics of Crawfish Frogs, Lithobates areolatus, at their Northeastern range limit. Journal of Herpetology 47:361-368.

Engbrecht, N.J., P.J. Williams, J.R. Robb, D.R. Karns, M.J. Lodato, T.A. Gerardot, and M.J. Lannoo. Is there hope for the Hoosier Frog? An update on the status of Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus) in Indiana, with recommendations for their conservation. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 121:147-157.

Heemeyer, J.L. and M.J. Lannoo. 2012. Breeding migrations in Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus): Long-distance movements, burrow philopatry, and mortality in a near-threatened species. Copeia 2012:440-450.

Heemeyer, J.L., P.J. Williams, and M.J. Lannoo. 2012. Obligate crayfish burrow use and core habitat requirements of Crawfish Frogs. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1081:1091.

Engbrecht, N.J., M.J. Lannoo. 2012. Crawfish Frog behavioral differences in postburned and vegetated grasslands. Fire Ecology 8:63-76.

Engbrecht, N.J., J.L. Heemeyer, V.C. Kinney, and M.J. Lannoo. 2012. Lithobates areolatus (Crawfish Frogs). Thwarted predation. Herpetological Review 43:323-324.

2011

Kinney, V.C., J.L. Heemeyer, A.P. Pessier, and M.J. Lannoo. Seasonal pattern of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection and mortality in Lithobates areolatus: Affirmation of Vredenburg’s “10,000 zoospore rule.” PLoS ONE 6(3): e16708. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016708

Engbrecht, N.J., S.J. Lannoo, J.O. Whitaker, and M.J. Lannoo. Comparative Morphometrics in Ranid Frogs (Subgenus Nenirana): Are Apomorphic Elongation and a Blunt Snout Responses to Deep, Small-bore Burrow Dwelling in Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus)? Copeia 2011:285-295.

Heemeyer, J.L. and M.J. Lannoo. Lithobates areolatus circulosus (Northern Crawfish Frog). Winterkill. Herpetological Review. 42:261-262.

2010

Hoffman, A.S., J.L. Heemeyer, P.J. Williams, J.R. Robb, D.R. Karns, V.C. Kinney, N.J. Engbrecht, and M.J. Lannoo. Strong site fidelity and a variety of imaging techniques reveal around-the-clock and extended activity patterns in Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus). BioScience 60:829–834.

Kinney, V.C. and M.J. Lannoo. Lithobates areolatus circulosus (Northern Crawfish Frog): Breeding. Herpetological Review 41:197–198.

Heemeyer, J.L. and M.J. Lannoo. A new technique for capturing burrow-dwelling anurans. Herpetological Review 41:168–170.

Engbrecht, N.J. and M.J. Lannoo. A review of the status and distribution of Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus) in Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Sciences. 119:64–73.

Heemeyer, J.L., J.G. Palis and M.J. Lannoo. Lithobates areolatus circulosus (Northern Crawfish Frog). Predation. Herpetological Review 41:475.

Heemeyer, J.L., V.C. Kinney, N.J. Engbrecht and M.J. Lannoo. The biology of Crawfish Frogs (Lithobates areolatus) prevents the full use of telemetry and drift fence techniques. Herpetological Review 41:42–45.

Kinney, V.C. N.J. Engbrecht, J.L. Heemeyer, and M.J. Lannoo. 2010. New county records for amphibians and reptiles in southwest Indiana. Herpetological Review 41:387.

2009

Lannoo, M.J., V.C. Kinney, J.L. Heemeyer, N.J. Engbrecht, A.L. Gallant, and R.W. Klaver. Mine spoil prairies expand critical habitat for endangered and threatened amphibian and reptiles species. Diversity 1:118–132.