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Davis DR, LaDuc TJ. 2018. Amphibians and reptiles of C. E. Miller Ranch and the Sierra Vieja Range, Chihuahuan Desert, Texas, USA. ZooKeys 735:97–130[PDF] [Corrigenda]

Gabor CR, Davis DR, Kim DS, Zabierek KC, Bendik NF. 2018. Urbanization is associated with elevated corticosterone in Jollyville Plateau Salamanders. Ecological Indicators 85:229–235. [PDF]

Siler CD, Davis DR, Watters JL, Freitas ES, Griffith OW, Binaday JWB*, Lobos AHT*, Amarga AKS, Brown RM. 2017. The first record of the Pseudogekko brevipes Complex from the northern Philippines, with description of a new species from Luzon Island. Herpetologica 73:162–175. [PDF]

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Davis DR, DeSantis DL, Gabor CR. 2017. Antipredator behavior of the Barton Springs Salamander (Eurycea sosorum) in response to aquatic invertebrates: potential consequences from habitat restoration. Hydrobiologia 795:129–137. [PDF]

Marhanka EC*, Watters JL, Huron NA, McMillin SL*, Winfrey CC*, Curtis DJ, Davis DR, Farkas JK, Kerby JL, Siler CD. 2017. Detection of high prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians from southern Oklahoma, USA. Herpetological Review 48:70–74. [PDF]

Siler CD, Davis DR, Diesmos AC, Guinto F, Whitsett C*, Brown RM. 2016. A new species of Pseudogekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Romblon Island Group, Central Philippines. Zootaxa 4139:248–260. [PDF]

Davis DR, Geheber AD, Watters JL, Penrod ML*, Feller KD, Ashford A*, Kouri J*, Nguyen D*, Shauberger K*, Sheatsley K*, Winfrey C*, Wong R*, Sanguila MB, Brown RM, Siler CD. 2016. Additions to the Philippine slender skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) III: a new species from Tablas Island. Zootaxa 4132:30–43. [PDF]

Siler CD, Davis DR, Freitas ES, Huron NA, Geheber AD, Watters JL, Penrod ML*, Papeş M, Amrein A*, Anwar A*, Cooper D*, Hein T*, Manning A*, Patel N*, Pinaroc L*, Diesmos AC, Diesmos ML, Oliveros CH, Brown RM. 2016. Additions to the Philippine slender skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) II: a new species from the northern Philippines. Zootaxa 4132:15–29. [PDF]

Geheber AD, Davis DR, Watters JL, Penrod ML*, Feller KD, Davey CS*, Ellsworth ED*, Flanagan RL*, Heitz BD*, Moore T*, Nguyen MDC*, Roberts A*, Sutton J*, Sanguila MB, Linkem CW, Brown RM, Siler CD. 2016. Additions to the Philippine slender skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) I: a new species from Lubang Island. Zootaxa 4132:1–14. [PDF]

Jongsma GFM, Kaya AB, Yoga J-A, Mbega J-D, Mve Beh J-H, Tobi E, Emrich AM, Dixon-Maccallum GP, Davis DR, Kerby JL, Blackburn DC. 2016. Widespread presence and high prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Gabon. Herpetological Review 47:227–230. [PDF]

Watters JL, Flanagan RL*, Davis DR, Farkas JK, Kerby JL, Labonte MJ*, Penrod ML*, Siler CD. 2016. Screening natural history collections for historical presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in anurans from Oklahoma, USA. Herpetological Review 47:214–220. [PDF]

Gabor CR, Zabierek KC, Kim DS, Alberici da Barbiano L, Mondelli MJ, Bendik NF, Davis DR. 2016. A non-invasive water-borne assay of stress hormones in aquatic salamanders. Copeia 104:172–181. [PDF]

Davis DR, Kerby JL. 2016. First detection of ranavirus in amphibians from Nebraska, USA. Herpetological Review 47:46–50. [PDF]

Diesmos.etal_CoverImageDiesmos AC, Watters JL, Huron NA, Davis DR, Alcala AC, Crombie RI, Afuang LE, Gee-Das G, Sison RV, Sanguila MB, Penrod ML*, Labonte MJ*, Davey CS*, Leone EA, Diesmos ML, Sy EY, Welton LJ, Brown RM, Siler CD. 2015. Amphibians of the Philippines, part I: checklist of the species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 62:457–539. [PDF] [Cover]

Davis DR, Watters JL, Köhler G, Whitsett C, Huron NA, Brown RM, Diesmos AC, Siler CD. 2015. Redescription of the rare Philippine false gecko Pseudogekko brevipes (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) and description of a new species. Zootaxa 4020:357–374. [PDF]

Davis DR, Gabor CR. 2015. Behavioral and physiological antipredator responses of the San Marcos salamander, Eurycea nana. Physiology & Behavior 139:145–149. [PDF]

Siler CD, Welton LJ, Davis DR, Watters JL, Davey CS*, Diesmos AC, Diesmos ML, Brown RM. 2014. Taxonomic revision of the Pseudogekko compresicorpus complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae), with descriptions of three new species. Herpetological Monographs 28:110–139. [PDF]

Davis DR, Feller KD, Brown RM, Siler CD. 2014. Evaluating the diversity of Philippine slender skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae): redescription of B. tridactylus and descriptions of two new species. Journal of Herpetology 48:480–494. [PDF]

Siler CD, Dececchi TA, Merkord CL, Davis DR, Christiani TJ*, Brown RM. 2014. Cryptic diversity and population genetic structure in the rare, endemic, forest-obligate, slender geckos of the Philippines. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70:204–209. [PDF]

gabor-etal-2013_fig1DeSantis DL*, Davis DR, Gabor CR. 2013. Chemically mediated predator avoidance in the Barton Springs salamander. Herpetologica 69:291–297. [PDF]

Gabor CR, Bosch J, Fries JN, Davis DR. 2013. A non-invasive stress assay using water-borne hormones in amphibians. Amphibia-Reptilia 34:151–162. [PDF]

Davis DR, Epp KJ, Gabor CR. 2012. Pedator generalization decreases the effect of introduced predators in the San Marcos salamander, Eurycea nana. Ethology 118:1191–1197. [PDF]

Davis DR*, Pauly GB. 2011. Morphological variation among populations of Plethodon albagula on the Edwards Plateau of Central Texas. Copeia 2011:102–113. [PDF]

* indicates undergraduate author


Shorter Contributions

Davis DR, Farkas JK. 2018. New county records of amphibians and reptiles from South Dakota, USA from 2017. Herpetological Review 49:288–295. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2018. Mapping amphibians and reptiles in South Dakota. South Dakota Conservation Digest 85:34–37. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2018. Geographic distribution: USA, South Dakota, Brule Co.: Heterodon platirhinos (Eastern Hog-nosed Snake). Herpetological Review 49:76. [PDF]

Austin SD*, Kerby JL, Davis DR. 2017. Distributional records of amphibians and reptiles from Lake Oahe, South Dakota, USA. Herpetological Review 48:817–820. [PDF]

Davis DR, Cardwell MD. 2017. Crotalus scutulatus (Mohave Rattlesnake). Arboreality and Climbing Behavior. Herpetological Review 48:670–671. [PDF]

Davis DR, LaDuc TJ. 2017. Scaphiopus couchii (Couch’s Spadefoot). Aggregation. Herpetological Review 48:613. [PDF]

Tegge SM, Davis DR. 2017. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Burt Co., Cuming Co., Thurston Co.: Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot). Herpetological Review 48:586–587. [PDF]

Hypsiglena

Davis DR, LaDuc TJ. 2017. Hypsiglena jani (Chihuahuan Nightsnake). Diet and Prey Size. Herpetological Review 48:450–451. [PDF]

Davis DR, Farkas JK, Kerby JL, Dahlhoff MW. 2017. Coluber constrictor (North American Racer). Predation. Herpetological Review 48:446–447. [PDF]

Davis DR, Farkas JK, Johannsen RE*, Maltaverne GA*. 2017. Historic amphibian and reptile county records from South Dakota, USA. Herpetological Review 48:394–406. [PDF]

Davis DR, Backlund DC. 2017. Chelydra serpentina (Snapping Turtle). Diet. Herpetological Review 48:174–175[PDF]

Davis DR, Farkas JK, Johannsen RE*, Leonard KM*, Kerby JL. 2017. Distributional records of amphibians and reptiles from South Dakota, USA. Herpetological Review 48:133–137. [PDF]

Davis DR, Zimmer MB. 2017. Geographic distribution: USA, South Dakota, Edmunds Co.: Opheodrys vernalis (Smooth Greensnake). Herpetological Review 48:129–130. [PDF]

Farkas JK, Davis DR. 2017. Geographic distribution: USA, South Dakota, Yankton Co.: Apalone spinifera (Spiny Softshell). Herpetological Review 48:122. [PDF]

Farkas JK, Davis DR. 2017. Geographic distribution: USA, Michigan, Mecosta Co.: Ambystoma laterale (Blue-spotted Salamander). Herpetological Review 48:117. [PDF]

Davis DR, Jackson LM, Siddons SR, Kerby JL. 2016. Rana blairi (Plains Leopard Frog). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 47:648. [PDF]

Davis DR, Dilliard KA. 2016. Historic amphibian and reptile county records from the A. Jewell Schock Museum of Natural History at Wayne State College. Herpetological Review 47:635–637. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Boyd Co.: Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake). Herpetological Review 47:429. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Holt Co.: Coluber constrictor (North American Racer). Herpetological Review 47:425–426. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Thurston Co.: Pseudacris maculata (Boreal Chorus Frog). Herpetological Review 47:420. [PDF]

Davis DR, Ferguson KJ*, Koch AD*, Berg EA*, Vlcek JR*, Kerby JL. 2016. New amphibian and reptile county records from eastern South Dakota, USA. Herpetological Review 47:267–270. [PDF]

Johannsen RE*, Kerby JL, Davis DR. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Antelope Co.: Coluber constrictor (North American Racer). Herpetological Review 47:261.  [PDF]

Johannsen RE*, Kerby JL, Davis DR. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Keya Paha Co.: Sceloporus consobrinus (Prairie Lizard). Herpetological Review 47:260. [PDF]

Davis DR, Davis DL. 2016. Geographic distribution: USA, Texas, Bastrop Co.: Hemidactylus turcicus (Mediterranean Gecko). Herpetological Review 47:81. [PDF]

davis-etal-2016b_fig1Davis DR, Sanguila MB, Brown JC, Brown RM, Cobb KA, Bergmann P, Morinaga G, Huron NA, Watters JL, Siler CD. 2015. Pseudogekko ditoy (Leyte Diminutive False Gecko). Morphology. Herpetological Review 46:634–635. [PDF]

Stewart JW, Davis DR. 2015. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Thomas Co.: Thamnophis radix (Plains Gartersnake). Herpetological Review 46:222. [PDF]

Siddons SR, Millikin AR, Davis DR. 2015. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Cedar Co.: Coluber constrictor (North American Racer). Herpetological Review 46:218–219. [PDF]

Millikin AR, Koch AD*, Davis DR. 2014. Geographic distribution: USA, Iowa, Plymouth Co.: Chrysemys picta (Painted Turtle). Herpetological Review 45:656. [PDF]

Owen JD, Marshall TL, Davis DR. 2014. Geographic distribution: USA, Texas, Jeff Davis Co.: Eleutherodactylus (Syrrhophus) marnockii (Cliff Chirping Frog). Herpetological Review 45:652. [PDF]

Davis DR, Siddons SR, Kerby JL. 2014. New amphibian and reptile county records from eastern Nebraska, USA. Herpetological Review 45:99–100. [PDF]

Munes RJ, Davis DR. 2014. Geographic distribution: USA, Nebraska, Boyd Co.: Apalone mutica (Smooth Softshell). Herpetological Review 45:88. [PDF]

Davis DR. 2013. Geographic distribution: USA, Texas, Caldwell Co.: Lampropeltis calligaster (Yellow-bellied Kingsnake). Herpetological Review 44:275. [PDF]

Davis DR, DeSantis DL*. 2012. Geographic distribution: USA, Texas, Fayette Co.: Pantherophis slowinskii (Slowinski’s Cornsnake). Herpetological Review 43:449. [PDF]

Davis DR, Kim DS, Neelon DP. 2012. Geographic distribution: USA, Texas, Hays Co.: Nerodia fasciata (Southern Watersnake). Herpetological Review 43:449. [PDF]

Davis DR*, LaDuc TJ. 2011. Crotalus viridis (Prairie Rattlesnake). Diet. Herpetological Review 42:99. [PDF]

Davis DR*, Box B, Hibbits TJ. 2008. Trimorphodon vilkinsonii (Chihuahuan Lyre Snake). Arboreal Behavior. Herpetological Review 39:102. [PDF]

* indicates undergraduate author


Submitted/In Press Manuscripts

Davis DR, Farkas JK, Kruisselbrink TR*, Watters JL, Ellsworth ED, Kerby JL, Siler CD. Submitted. Prevalence and distribution of ranavirus in amphibians from southeastern Oklahoma, USA. Herpetological Conservation and Biology.

Davis DR, Backlund DC. Submitted. Rana pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog). Predation. Herpetological Review.

Davis DRSubmitted. Red-bellied snake (Storeria occipitomaculata) copulation in South Dakota. Prairie Naturalist.

Christiansen JL, Davis DR, LaDuc TJ. Submitted. A chronic sloughing shell disease of yellow mud turtles (Kinosternon flavescens) associated with a common filamentous algae (Basicladia chelonum). Copeia.

Watters JL, McMillin SL*, Marhanka EC*, Davis DR, Farkas JK, Kerby JL, Siler CD. Submitted. Seasonality in Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis detection in amphibians in central Oklahoma. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.

Madison JD, Austin SD*, Davis DR, Kerby JL. Submitted. Graptemys pseudogeographica bacterial microbiota response to captivity and glyphosate exposure. Copeia.

Smith SN*, Watters JL, Marhanka EC*, McMillin SL*, Davis DR, Farkas JK, Siler CD. In press. Investigating seasonal variation of ranavirus in central Oklahoma amphibians. Herpetological Review.

Watters JL, Davis DR, Yuri T, Siler CD. In press. Concurrent infection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and ranavirus among amphibians from northeastern Oklahoma, USA. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health.

Siler CD, Heitz BB*, Davis DR, Freitas ES, Aowphol A, Termprayoon K, Grismer LL. In press. New supple skink, genus Lygosoma (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from Thailand and redescription of Lygosoma quadrupes (Linnaeus, 1766). Journal of Herpetology.

indicates undergraduate author