A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF IDAHO HERPETOLOGY
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Revision Date: Oct. 11, 1998


Bakewell, G., J.M. Chopek, and G.L. Burkholder. 1983. Notes on reproduction of the side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana stansburiana in southwest Idaho. Great Basin Natur. 43:477-482.

Bales, P.F. and M.B. Stickney. 1986. The preliminary report of the 1987 high lake fisheries project. Moose Creek Ranger District. 176 pp. plus maps and appendices.

Bales, P.F. and M.B. Stickney. 1987. The preliminary report of the 1987 high lake fisheries project. Moose Creek Ranger District. 192 pp. plus maps and appendices.

Bartelt, P. 1997. Idaho Native Species Account: Western Toad. Idaho Herp News. 9(6):8-9.

Bartelt, P. 1998. Bufo boreas. Mortality. Natural History Note. 29(2):96.

Bartelt, P.E. and C.R. Peterson. 1994. Riparian habitat utilization by Western Toads (Bufo boreas) and Spotted Frogs (Rana pretiosa) Final Report to the USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station, Boise, ID. 30 pp., 4 tables, and 19 figures.

Beck, J.R., J. Janovetz, and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Amphibians of the Coeur d'Alene Basin: A Survey of Bureau of Land
Management Lands. Final Report to the Bureau of Land Management.

Beneski, J. T., E. D. Zalisko, and J. H. Larsen, Jr. 1986. Demography and migratory patterns of the eastern long-toed salamander, Ambystoma macrodactylum columbianum. Copeia, 1986(2):398-408.

Bishop, S.C. 1962. Handbook of Salamanders: The Salamanders of the Unites States, of Canada, and of Lower Caliornia. New York: Hafner Publishing Co., Inc. pp.12-16.

Brothers, D.R.  1994.  Bufo boreas (western toad).  Predation.  Herp. Rev.  24:57.

Burkholder, G.L., and J.M. Walker. 1973. Habitat and reproduction of the desert whiptail lizard Cnemidophorus tigris Baird and Girard in southwestern Idaho at the northern part of its range. Herpetologica 29:76-83.

Burton, S.R. 1997. Idaho Native Species Account: Boreal Chorus Frog. Idaho Herp News. 9(5):7-8.

Burton, S.R., B. Blackwelder, and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Amphibian and Reptile Inventory along Highway 89 in Montpelier
Canyon, Caribou National Forest, Idaho. Final Report to Caribou National Forest.

Cassirer, E.F., C.R. Groves, and D. Genter. 1993. Senstive species management guide for the Coeur d’Alene salamander. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, and Montana Natural Heritage Program, Helena. 38 pp.

Chantell, C.J. 1970. Upper Pliocene frogs from Idaho. Copeia 1970:654-664.

Clark, R.J. and C.R. Peterson. 1994. Yearly variation in amphibian sampling on the Targhee National Forest. Final Report to the Targhee National Forest.

Clark, C.R. and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Distribution, Relative Abundance, and Habitat Relationships of Amphibians in the
Mink Creek Drainage of Caribou National Forest. Final Report to Caribou National Forest.

Clark, R.J. and C.R. Peterson. 1998. Preliminary Survey of the Amphibians of the Blackfoot River Wildlife Management
Area: Distribution, Relative Abundance, and Habitat Associations. Final Report to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.

Clark, R.J., C.R. Peterson, and P.E. Bartelt. 1993. The distribution, relative abundance, and habitat associations of amphibians on the Targhee National Forest. Final Report to the Targhee National Forest.

Conservation Data Center. 1994. Rare, threatened, and endangered plants and animals of Idaho. Third edition. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, Idaho. 39p.

Cope, E.D. 1879. A contribution to the zoology of Montana. American Naturalist. 13(7):432-441.

Cooper, S.L. 1997. Idaho Native Species Account: Great Basin Spadefoot. Idaho Herp News. 9(4):7-9.

Cooper, S.L. and C. R. Peterson. 1997. Monitoring Amphibian and Reptile Populations on the Idaho National Engineering
and Environmental Laboratory: Indicators of Environmental Health and Change. Pp. 107-111.

Diller, L.V. 1981. Comperative ecology of Great Basin rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis lutosus) and Great Basin gopher snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus deserticola) and their impact on small mammal populations in the Snake River Birds of Prey Natural Area. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Idaho, Moscow, i-x+89 pp.

Diller, L.V. and D.R. Johnson. 1982. Ecology of reptiles in the Snake River Birds of Prey Area. BLM Snake River Birds of Prey Research Project, Boise. 107 pp.

Diller, L.V. and D.R. Johnson. 1988. Food habits, consumption rates, and predation rates of western rattlesnakes and gopher snakes in southwestern Idaho. Herpetologica 44:228-233.

Diller, L.V. and R.L. Wallace. 1981. Additional distributional records and abundance of three species of snakes in southwestern Idaho. Great Basin Naturalist. 41:154-157.

Diller, L.V. and R.L. Wallace. 1984. Reproductive biology of the northern Pacific rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) in northern Idaho. Herpetologica 40:182-193.

Diller, L.V. and R.L. Wallace. 1986. Aspects of the life history and ecology of the desert night snake, Hypsiglena torquata deserticola: Colubridae, in southwestern Idaho. Southwest. Natur. 31:55-64.

Dorcas, M.E. and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Head-body temperature differences in free-ranging rubber boas. J. Herp. 31(1):
87-93.

Dorcas, M.E. and C.R. Peterson. 1998. Daily body temperature variation in free-ranging rubber boas.
Herpetologica.54(1):88-103.

Dorcas, M.E., C.R. Peterson, and M.T. Flint.  1997.  The thermal biology of digestion in rubber boas (Charina bottae): physiology, behavior, and environmental constraints.  Physiological Zoology 70(3):292-300.

Dumas, P.C. 1947. Introductory survey of the amphibians and reptiles of Idaho. Processed by University of Idaho, pp. 1-15.

Dumas, P.C. 1957. Rana sylvatica LeConte in Idaho. Copeia 1957(2):150-151.

Dumas, P.C. 1964. Species-pair allopatry in the genera Rana and Phrynosoma. Ecology 45:178-181.

Dumas, P.C. 1966. Studies of the Rana species complex in the Pacific Northwest. Copeia 1966:60-74.

Erwin, R.P. 1925. Snakes in Idaho. Copeia 138:6-7.

Erwin, R.P. 1928. List of reptiles and amphibians in the Idaho state historical museum. 11th Biennial Report of the State Historical Society of Idaho. pp. 31-33.

Fichter, E. and A. Linder. 1964. The amphibians of Idaho. Idaho State Mus. Special Pub., 34 p.

Good, D.A. 1989. Hybridization and cryptic species in Dicamptodon Caudata Dicamptodontidae. Evolution 43 (4). 1989. 728-744.

Green, D.M.,  T.F. Sharbel, J. Kearsley, and H. Kaiser.  1996.  Postglacial Range Fluctuation, Genetic Subdivision and Speciation in the Western North American Spotted Frog Complex, Rana pretiosa.    Evolution, 50(1): 374-390.

Green, D.M., H. Kaiser, T.F. Sharbel, J. Kearsley, and K.R. McAllister.  1997.  Cryptic Species of Spotted Frogs, Rana pretiosa Complex, in Western North America.   Copeia, 1997(1):1-8.

Grothe, S. 1990-93. Redtail Hawk predation on snakes: the effects of weather and snake activity. Snake River Birds of Prey Area Annual Reports. Bureau of Land Management, Boise, ID. 5, 9, and 2 pp., respectively.

Groves, C.R. 1989. Idaho’s amphibians and reptiles: description, habitat, and ecology. Nongame Wildlife Leaflet No. 7, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 12 pp.

Groves, C.R. 1994 Idaho’s amphibians and reptiles: description, habitat, and ecology. Nongame Wildlife Leaflet No. 7, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 12 pp.

Groves, C.R. and C.R. Peterson. 1992. Population trends of Idaho amphibians as determined by mail questionnaire. Final Report to Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 16 pp.

Guyer, C. 1978. Comparative ecology of the short-horned lizard (Phrynosoma douglassi) and the sagebrush lizard (Sceloporous graciosus). Unpublished thesis, Idaho State University. 130 pp.

Guyer, C. and A.D. Linder. 1985. Thermal ecology and activity pattern of the short-horned lizard (Phrynosoma douglassii) and the sagebrush lizard (Sceloporus graciousus) in southeastern Idaho. Great Basin Natur. 45:607-614.

Hamilton, G.B., C.R. Peterson, W.A. Wall. 1998. Distribution and Habitat Relationships of Amphibians on the Potlatch
Corporation Operating Area in Northern Idaho. Final Report (1994 - 1996) to Potlatch Corp.

Howard, J.H. and R.L. Wallace. 1985. Life history characteristics of populations of the long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) from different altitudes. Amer. Midl. Nat. 113:361-373.

Kirk, J.J. 1988. Western spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) mortality following forest spraying of DDT. Herp Review 19:51-53. [describes the death of spotted frogs following application of DDT near a pond in Umitilla, Oregon for control of the Douglas fir tussock moth; analyses of the dead frogs indicated much higher levels of DDT than in a sample of live frogs from the same site; the spraying was conducted over 173,000 ha of forest in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho]

Lee, J.R. S. Cooper Doering, and C.R. Peterson. 1998. Monitoring Amphibian and Reptile Populations on the Idaho National
Engineering and Environmental Laboratory: Indicators of Environmental Health and Change. Pp. 52-56.

Linder, A.D. and E. Fichter. 1977. The amphibians and reptiles of Idaho. Idaho State University Press, Pocatello, ID. 78 pp.

Linder, A.D. and R.W. Sehman. 1977. Herpetofauna of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Site. J. Idaho Acad. Sci. 13:42-46.

Linderman, P.V. 1988. Comparative life history of the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta, in the inland Pacific Northwest. M.S. Thesis. Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 102 pp.

Llewellyn, R.L. 1997. Spea intermontana. Geographic Distribution. Herp. Rev. 28(2):94.

Llewellyn, R.L. 1997. Hypsiglena torquata deserticola. Geographic Distribution. Herp. Rev. 29(1):53.

Llewellyn, R. and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Distribution, Relative Abundance, and Habitat Associations of Amphibians and
Reptiles on the Craig Mountain Wildlife Mitigation Area. Final Report to Bureau of Land Management, Idaho Department of
Fish and Game, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, and Potlatch Corporation.

Metter, D.E. 1968. The influence of floods on population structure of Ascaphus truei. Journal of Herpetology 1:105-106. [Idaho, Oregon]

Moseley, R.M. and C.R. Groves. 1992. Rare, threatened, and endangered plants and animals of Idaho. Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 38 pp.

Munger, J.C., S.L. Small, M. Olson, P. Bartelt, and C.R. Peterson. 1993. A preliminary survey of the herpetofauna of Bruneau Resource Area, Boise District. Final report to the Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho. 34 pp plus tables and maps.

Munger,J.C., L. Heberger, D. Logan, W. Peterson, L. Mealy, M. Caughlin. 1994. A survey of the herpetofauna of Bruneau Resource Area, Boise District, with focus on the spotted frog, Rana pretiosa. Idaho Bureau of Land Management Technical Bulletin No. 94-7 July 1994 6 pp. 1 figure, 4 tables, maps, and appendices.

Parker, W.S. and E.R. Pianka. 1976. Ecological observations on the leopard lizard (Crotaphytus wislizeni) in different parts of its range. Herpetologica 32:95-114.

Patla, D.A. 1997. Idaho Native Species Account: Columbia Spotted Frog. Idaho Herp News. 9(3):7-9.

Pendlebury, G. B. 1976. Second occurrence of the longnose snake, Rhinocheilus lecontei lecontei, in Idaho. Great Basin Naturalist. 36(1):56.

Peterson, C.R.  1997.  Checklist for amphibian survey reports.  Pp. 113-122 In: Sampling Amphibians in Lentic Habitats.  D.H. Olson, W.P. Leonard, and R.B. Bury (editors).  Northwest Fauna 4.

Pilliod, D.S. and C.R. Peterson. 1997. Alpine Ecology: Effects of Fish Stocking on Amphibian Populations, Bighorn Crags,
Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho. 1995 Progress to Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, USDA
Forest Service.

Raslton, G. L., and W. H. Clark. 1978. Additional records of the western ground snake Sonora semiannulata, for Idaho. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 14(2):35-39.

Reynolds, T.D. 1978. The response of native vertebrate populations to different land management practices on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Site. Unpublished dissertation, Idaho State University. 105 pp.

Reynolds, Timothy D. 1979. Response of reptile populations to different land management practices on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Site. Great Basin Naturalist. 39(3):255-262.

Schaub,D.L and J.H. Larsen. 1978. The reproductive ecology of the Pacific treefrog (Hyla regilla). Herpetologica 34(4): 409-416.

Slater, J.R. 1937. Notes on the tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum, in Washington and Idaho. Herpetologica. 1(3)81-83.

Slater, J.R., and J.W. Slip. 1940. A new species of Plethodon from northern Idaho. Occasional Papers Department of Zoology College of Puget Sound. No. 8, pp. 38-43, figs. I-3.

Slater, J.R. 1940. The pacific giant salamander in Idaho. Occasional Papers Department of Zoology College of Puget Sound. no. II, p.69.

Slater, J.R. 1941. The distribution of amphibians and reptiles in Idaho. Occas. Papers Dept. Biol. College Puget Sound (14): 78-109.

Smith, H.M. 1946. Handbook of Lizards Lizards of the United States and Canada. Ithica, New York: Comstock Publishing Company.

Stebbins, R. C. A field guide to Western reptiles and amphibians. 1985. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Stejneger, L. 1890. Annotated list of reptiles and batrachians collected by Dr. C. Hart Merriam and party in Idaho, 1891. North American Fauna. no. 5, pp. 109-117.

Stickel, W. H. 1938. The snakes in the genus Sonora in the Unites States and lower California. Copea 4:182-190.

Tanner, W.W. 1941. The reptiles and amphibians of Idaho. The Great Basin Naturalist 2(2):87-97.

Tanner, W.W. 1978. Zoogeography of reptiles and amphibians in the Intermontane region. Great Basin Naturalist, Memoirs 2:43-53. [check this out to see if it includes information for Idaho]

Van Denburgh, J. 1897. The reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: an account of the species known to inhabit Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Nevada. Occasional Paper of the California Academy of Science. 5:1-236.

Van Denburgh, J. 1912. Notes on some reptiles and amphibians from Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Proceedings ot the California Academy of Science (Fourth Series) 3:155-160.

Van Denburgh, J., and J.R. Slevin. 1921. List of the amphibians and reptiles of Idaho, with notes on the species in the collection of the Academy. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., 4th series 11(3):39-47.

Van Denburgh, J. 1922. The reptiles of western North America - an account of the species known to inhabit California and Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, British Columbia, Sonora and Lower California. Vol. 1 - Lizards and Vol. 2 - Snakes and Turtles. Occasional paper of the California Academy of Science. 10, 1028 pp.

Waitz, J. Allan. 1961. Parasitic helminths as aids in studying the distribution of species of Rana in Idaho. Trans. Illinois State Acad. Sci. 54(3,4):152-156.

Wallace, R.L. 1986. A Biochemical genetic study of the Plethodon vandykei complex. Final report, Idaho fish and Game Non-Game Program Boise, Idaho. 30pp.

Wilson, A.G. Jr. 1990. A survey of the Nez Perce National Forest for the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon idahoensis). Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program. 33 pp.

Wilson, A.G. Jr. 1991. A survey of the Avery Ranger District, Panhandle National Forest,for the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon idahoensis). Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program. 44 pp.

Wilson, A.G. Jr. 1993. Biogeographic and morphometric analyses of the Plethodon vandykei species group. Ph.D. Dissertation. Washington State University, Pullman. 127 pp.

Wilson, A.G. Jr., and J.H. Larsen, Jr.. 1988. Activity and diet in seepage-dwelling Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon vandykei idahoensis). Northwest Science 62:211-217.

Wilson, A. G. Jr., and E. M. Simon. 1987. Status of the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon vandykei idahoensis) in Montana. Montana Natural Heritage Program, Helena, MT. 134 pp.

Wilson, A. G. Jr., E. M. Simon, and J. H. Larsen, Jr. 1989. Range extension for the Coeur d'Alene salamander, Plethodon vandykei idahoensis, to the Canada-United States border. Canadian Field Naturalist 103:93-94.

Yeo, J.J. and C.R. Peterson. 1998. Amphibian and Reptile Distribution and Habitat Relationships in the Lost River
Mountains and Challis-Lemhi resource Areas. Idaho Bureau of Land Management Technical Bulletin No. 98-10.