Herpetology of Mexico

Original Research

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Alvarado–Díaz, J.  and  J. A. Campbell.  2004.  A new montane rattlesnake (Viperidae) from Michoacán, Mexico.  Herpetologica, 60(2):281–286. (pdf)


Arizmendi–Espinoza, M. A., L. García–Prieto and S. Guillén–Hernández.  2005.  A new species of Oochoristica (Eucestoda: Cyclophyllidea) parasite of Ctenosaura pectinata (Reptilia: Iguanidae) from Oaxaca, Mexico.  Journal of Parasitology 91(1) 99101. (pdf)


Brodie, E. D., Jr., J. R. Mendelson III, and J. A. Campbell.  2002.  Taxonomic revision of the Mexican plethodontid salamanders of the genus Lineatriton, with the description of two new species.  Copeia 58(2): 194–204. (pdf)


Cabrera–Guzmán, E., V. León–Règagnon and L. García–Prieto. 2007.  Helminth parasites of the Leopard frog Rana cf. forreri (Amphibia: Ranidae) in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico.  Comparative Parasitology 74(1): 96107. (pdf)


Camarillo, J. L., and J. A. Campbell.  2002.  Observaciones sobre la historia natural de Crotalus transverses (Squamata: Viperidae).  Boletín de la Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana 10(1): 7–9.


Campbell, J. A., and O. Flores-Villela. 2008. A new long-tailed rattlesnake (Viperidae) from Guerrero, Mexico.  Herpetologica 64(2): 246257. (pdf)


Campbell, J. A., and W. W. Lamar.  2004.  The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, 2 vols.  Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.  xvii pp. + 870 pp. + 56 pp., 282 figs., 8 color maps, 113 distribution maps, 1500 plates, 63 tables (ISBN 0-8014-4141-2).


Campbell, J. A., and E. D. Brodie, Jr.  2002.  Foreword.  Pp. ix–x in G. Schuett, M. Höggren, M. Höggren, M. E. Douglas, and H. W. Greene (eds.), Biology of the Vipers.  Eagle Mountain Publishing, Utah.


Campbell. J. A., Blancas-Hernánuez, J., and E.N. Smith. 2009. A new species of stream-breeding treefrog of the genus Charadrahyla (Hylidae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico. Copeia 2009(2): 287295. (pdf)


Canseco–Márquez, L. and G. Gutiérrez–Mayén. 2005. A New Species of Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the mountains of the Mixteca region of Oaxaca, Mexico.  Journal of Herpetology 39(2): 181185.


Canseco-Márquez, L., J. R. Mendelson, and G. Gutiérrez-Mayen.  2002.  A new species of Hyla (Anura: Hylidae) from the Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca, Mexico.  Herpetologica 58: 260–269.


Canseco-Márquez, L., J. R. Mendelson, and G. Gutiérrez-Mayen.  2002.  A new species of large Tantilla (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Sierra Madre Oriental of Puebla, Mexico.  Herpetologica 58: 492–497. (pdf)


Canseco–Márquez, L., and G. Parra–Olea.  2003.  A new species of Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from northern Oaxaca, Mexico.  Herpetological Journal 13: 21–26.


Canseco–Márquez L. and E. N. Smith. 2004.  A  diminutive Species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae), of the alfredi group from the Sierra Negra of Puebla, Mexico.  Herpetologica, 60:358–363. (pdf)


Canseco–Márquez, L., E. N. Smith; J. A. Campbell, and O. Flores–Villela. 2007. A new species of Tantilla (Serpentes: Colubridae)of the calamarina group from Volcan Ceboruco, Nayarit, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 41(2): 220–224. (pdf)


Castoe, T.A., Daza, J.M., Smith, E.N., Sasa, M.M., Kuch, U., Campbell, J.A., Chippindale, P.T., and C.L. Parkinson. 2009. Comparative phylogeography of pitvipers suggests a consensus of ancient Middle American highland biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 36: 88–103. (pdf)


Castoe, T. A., P. T. Chippindale, J. A. Campbell, L. K. Ammerman, and C. L. Parkinson.  2003.  Evolutionary relationships of the Middle American jumping pitvipers (genus Atropoides) and phylogeography of the Atropoides nummifer complex.  Copeia 59(3): 420–431. (pdf)


Espinoza-Jiménez, A., García-Prieto, L., Osorio-Sarabla, D., and V. León–Règagnon. 2007. Checklist of helminth parasites of the cane toad Bufo marinus (Anura: Bufonidae) from Mexico. Journal of Parasitology 93(4): 937–944. (pdf)


Flores-Villela, O., L. Canseco-Marquez, E. N. Smith, and J. A. Campbell. 2005.  Rediscovery and rediscription of the night lizard Lepidophyma radula Smith, 1942.  Journal of Herpetology 39(3) 493–495. (pdf)


Flores–Villela, O. and O. Sánchez–Herrera.  2003.  A new species of Abronia (Squamata: Anguidae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur, Guerrero, México with comments on Abronia deppii.  Herpetologica, 59(4):524–531. (pdf)


Flores–Villela, O. and E. N. Smith. 2009. A new species of Coniophanes (Squamata: Colubridae), from the coast of Michoacán, México. Herpetologica 65(4) 404412. (pdf)


Frost, D. R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. H. Bain, A. Haas, C. Haddad, R. de Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S. C. Donnellan, C. Raxworthy, J. A. Campbell, B. Blotto, P. Moler, R. Drews, R. Nussbaum, J. Lynch, D. Green, and W. Wheeler.  2006.  The Amphibian Tree Of Life.  Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297: 1–370, 71 figures, 5 tables, 7 appendices. (pdf)


Jiménez–Ruiz, F. A., V. León–Règagnon, and J. A. Campbell.  2003.  A new species of Spauligodon (Nemata: Oxyuridae) parasite of Cnemidophorus (Lacertilia: Teiidae) from southern Mexico.  Journal of Parasitology, 89(2):351–355. (pdf)


LaDuc, T. J., and J. D. Johnson.  2003.  A taxonomic revision of Trimorphodon biscutatus vilkinsonii (Serpentes: Colubridae).  Herpetologica 59(3): 364–374.


León–Règagnon, V.  2003.  Incorporating morphological and molecular data in biodiversity inventories: parasites of leopard frogs.  Journal of Parasitology, 89 (Suppl.):S141–S148.


León–Règagnon, V. and D. R. Brooks.  2003.  Molecular phylogeny of Haematoloechus Looss, 1899 (Digenea: Plagiorchiidae), with emphasis on North American species. Journal of Parasitology, 89(6):1206–1211. (pdf)


León–Regagnon, V., S. Guillén–Hernández and M. A. Arizmendi–Espinoza.  2005.  Intraspecific variation of Haematoloechus floedae (Digenea: Plagiorchiidae), from Rana spp. in north and central America.  Journal of Parasitology 91(4): 915–921. (pdf)


Lips, K. R., J. R. Mendelson III, A. Muñoz-Alonso, L. Canseco-M á rquez, and D. G. Mulcahy. 2004. Amphibian population declines in montane southern Mexico: resurveys of historical localities. Biological Conservation 119:555–564.


Lips, K. R., P. A. Burrowes, J. R. Mendelson III, and G. Parra-Olea. 2005. Amphibian Declines in Latin America: widespread population declines, extinctions and impacts. Biotropica 37(2) 163-165. (pdf)


Martínez-Salazar, E. A., and Virginia Leon Regagnon.  2005.  Two new species of Entomelas (Nematoda: Rhabdiasidae), parasites of Barisia spp. and Mesaspis spp. (Reptilia: Sauria) in Mexico.  Zootaxa 958: 1–12.


Martínez-Salazar, E. A., and Virginia Leon Regagnon. 2007. New species of Rhabias (Nematoda: Rhabdiasidae) from Bufo occidentalis (Anura Bufonidae) from Sierra Madre del Sur, Mexico. Journal of Parasitology 93(5) 1171–1177. (pdf)


Mata–López, R. and V. León–Règagnon.  2005.  Gorgoderina festoni n. sp. (Digenea: Gorgoderidae) in anurans (Amphibia) of Mexico.  Systematic Parasitology 62: 185190. (pdf)


Mata–López, R., and V. León–Règagnon.  2006. Comparative Study of the Tegumental Surface of Several Species of Gorgoderina Looss, 1902 (Digenea: Gorgoderidae), Revealed by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).  Comparative Parasitology 73(1): 2434. (pdf)


Meik, J. M., L. Canseco-Márquez, E. N. Smith, and J. A. Campbell.  2005. A new species of Hyla (Anura: Hylidae) from Cerro Las Flores, Oaxaca, Mexico. Zootaxa 1046: 1727. (pdf)


Meik, J. M., Smith, E. N., Canseco–Márquez, L., and J. A. Campbell. 2006. New species of the Plectrohyla bistincta group (hylidae: Hylinae: Hylini) from Oaxaca, Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 40(3): 304309. (pdf)


Meik, J. M., Pires-daSilva, A. 2009. Evolutionary morphology of the rattlesnake style. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 35. (pdf)


Mendelson, J. R., III, K. R. Lips, R. W. Gagliardo, G. B. Rabb, J. P. Collins, J. E. Diffendorfer, P. Daszak, R. Ibáñez D., K. C. Zippel, D. P. Lawson, K. M. Wright, S. N. Stuart, C. Gascon, H. R. da Silva, P. A. Burrowes, R. L. Joglar, E. La Marca, S. Lötters, L. H. du Preez , C. Weldon, A. D. Hyatt, J. V. Rodriguez-Mahecha, S. Hunt, H. Robertson, B. Lock, C. J. Raxworthy, D. R. Frost, R. C. Lacy, R. A. Alford, J. A. Campbell, G. Parra-Olea, F. Bolaños, J. J. Calvo Domingo, T. Halliday, J. B. Murphy, M. H. Wake, L. A. Coloma, S. L. Kuzmin, M. S. Price, K. M. Howell, M. Lau, R. Pethiyagoda, M. Boone, M. J. Lannoo, A. R. Blaustein, Andy Dobson, R. A. Griffiths, M. L. Crump, D. B. Wake, and E. D. Brodie, Jr.  2006.  Policy Forum—Biodiversity: Confronting amphibian declines and extinctions.  Science 313(5783): 48. (pdf)


Mendelson, J. R.  2001.  A review of the Guatemalan toad Bufo ibarrai (Anura: Bufonidae), with distributional and taxonomic comments of Bufo valliceps and B. coccifer.  Pp. 10–19 in J. D. Johnson, R. G. Webb, and O. Flores-Villela (eds.), Mesoamerican Herpetology: Systematics, Natural History, and Conservation.  The Univ. of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX.


Mendelson, J. R., E. D. Brodie, Jr., J. M. Malone, M. E. Acevedo, M. A. Baker, N. J. Smatresk, and J. A. Campbell.  2004. Factors associated with the catastrophic decline of a cloudforest frog fauna in Guatemala.  Revista de Biología Tropical 52(4): 9911000.


Mulcahy, D. G., Morrill, B. H., and J. R. Mendelson III. 2006. Historical biogeography of lowland species of toads (Bufo) across the Trans-Mexican Neovolcanic belt and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Journal of Biogeography 33: 18891904. (pdf)


Mulcahy, D. G., Spaulding, A. W., Mendelson III, J. R., and E. D. Brodie Jr. 2006. Phylogeography of the flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) and systematics of the P.mcallii-platyrhinos mtDNA complex. Molecular Ecology 15:1807-1826. (pdf)


Nieto–Montes de Oca, A.  2003.  A new species of Geophis (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Sierra de Juárez of Oaxaca, México.  Herpetologica, 59:572–585.


Nieto-Montes de Oca, A., O. Flores-Villela, and J. A. Campbell.  2001.  A new species of Xenosaurus (Squamata: Xenosauridae) from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico.  Herepetologica 57(1): 32–47. (pdf)


Oceguera-Figueroa, A. 2007. Especie nueva de sanguijuela del género Helobdella (Rhynchobdellida: Glossiphoniidae) del lago de Catemaco, Veracruz, México. Acata Zoológica Mexicana 23(1): 15-22. (pdf)


Parkinson, C. L., J. A. Campbell, and P. Chippindale.  2002.  Multigene analyses of pitviper (Viperidae: Crotalinae) phylogeny and biogeography.  Pp. 93–110 in G. Schuett, M. Höggren, M. E. Douglas, and H. W. Greene (eds.), Biology of Vipers.  Eagle Mountain Publishing, Utah. (pdf)


Parra–Olea, G., L. Canseco– Márquez and M. Garcia–Paris.  2004.  A Morphological Distinc New Species of Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Sierra madre Oriental of Puebla, Mexico.  Herpetologica, 60: 478–484.


Ponce–Campos, P. H. M. Smith, H. S. Harris Jr. and D. Chiszar.  2004.  A review of the taxonomic status of the members of the Sonora michoacanensis group (Serpentes: Colubridae).  Bulletin of the Maryland Herpetological Society, 40(3):144–150.


Pauly, G. B., D. M. Hillis, and D. M. Cannatella.  2004.  The history of a Neartic colonization: Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Neartic toads (Bufo).  Evolution 58(11): 2517–2535.


Razo–Mendivil, U., V. León–Règagnon, and G. Pérez–Ponce de León.  2004.  Molecular differentiation of two new species of Glypthelmins Stafford, 1905 (Digenea: Macroderoididae) in Rana spp. from Mexico. Systematic Parasitology, 59:199–210.


Savage, J. M., J. A. Campbell, and W. W. Lamar.  On the names for Neotropical Rattlesnakes (Reptilia, Serpentes, Viperidae, Crotalus).  Herpetological Review 36: 369371.


Wake, D. B., and J. A. Campbell.  2001.  An aquatic plethodontid salamander from Oaxaca, Mexico.  Herpetologica 57(4):508-513. (pdf)


Werler, J. E.  and  J. A. Campbell.  2004.  New Lizard of the genus Diploglossus (Angidae: Diplodlossinae) from the Tuxtlan Faunal Region, Veracruz, Mexico.  The Southwestern Naturalist, 49(3):327–333.


Zaldívar–Riverón, A. y A. Nieto–Montes de Oca.  2002.  Variation in the rare lizard Barisia rudicollis (Wiegmann) (Anguidae) with the description of a new species from central México.  Herpetologica 58:313–326.


Zaldívar–Riverón, A., A. Nieto–Montes de Oca y J. P. Laclette.  2005.  Phylogeny and evolution of dorsal pattern in the Mexican endemic lizard genus Barisia (Anguidae: Gerrhonotinae).  Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 43(3) 243-257.