Levine BA, Schuett GW, Clark RW, Repp RA, Herrmann H-W, Booth W. 2020. No evidence of male-biased sexual selection in a snake with conventional Darwinian sex roles. Royal Society Open Science DOI: 10.1098/rsos.201261v pdf

 

Calvete JJ, Casewell NR, Hernández-Guzmán U, Quesada-Bernat S, Sanz L, Rokyta DR, Storey D, Albulescu L-O, Wüster W, Smith CF, Schuett GW, Booth W. 2018. Venom complexity in a pitviper produced by facultative parthenogenesis. Scientific Reports DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-29791-y pdf

Baker SJ, Anthonysamy WJB, Davis MA, Dreslik MJ, Douglas MR, Douglas ME, Phillips CA. 2018. Temporal patterns of genetic diversity in an imperiled population of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus). Copeia 106, No. 3, 2018, 414–420. pdf

Baker SJ, Niemiller ML, Stites AJ, Ash KT, Davis MA, Dreslik MJ, Phillips CA. 2018. Evaluation of environmental DNA to detect Sistrurus catenatus and Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola in crayfish burrows. Conservation Genetics Resources. doi.org/10.1007/s12686-018-1053-9. pdf

 

Reiserer RS, Schuett GW, Greene HW. 2018. Seed ingestion and germination in rattlesnakes: overlooked agents of rescue and secondary dispersal. Proc. R. Soc. B 285: 20172755. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2755 pdf Supplementary information pdf

 

Gamble T, Castoe TA, Nielsen SV, Banks JL, Card DC, Schield DR, Schuett GW, Booth W. 2017. The Discovery of XY Sex Chromosomes in a Boa and Python. Current Biology 27, 1–6. pdf

 

Levine BA, Douglas MR, Anthonysamy WJB, Brewster CL, Elliot HD, Douglas ME. 2017. Contemporary Population Connectivity of the Eastern Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris collaris) in Arkansas. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Austin, Texas, July 12 - 16. Link to video of talk

 

Herrmann HW, Pozarowski KM, Ochoa A, Schuett GW. 2017. An interstate highway affects gene flow in a top reptilian predator (Crotalus atrox) of the Sonoran Desert. Conserv. Genet. DOI 10.1007/s10592-017-0936-8. pdf

 

Smith CF, Reiserer RS, Schuett GW. In prep. Fecundity in a North American pitviper (Genus Agkistrodon) negatively impacted by climate change.
 

Schuett GW, Clark RW, Repp RA, Amarello M, Smith CF, Greene HW. 2016. Social behavior of rattlesnakes: a shifting paradigm. In Rattlesnakes of Arizona. Schuett GW, Feldner MJ, Smith CF, Reiserer RS, eds. Eco Publishing, Rodeo, New Mexico, Pp.161-244.

 

Rattlesnakes of Arizona, Vol 2. 2016. Schuett GW, Feldner M, Smith CF, Reiserer RA, eds. ECO  Publishing, Rodeo, NM. 488 Pp. ISBN-978-1-938850-55-4

 

Rattlesnakes of Arizona, Vol 1. 2016. Schuett GW, Feldner M, Smith CF, Reiserer RA, eds. ECO Publishing, Rodeo, NM. 739 Pp. ISBN-978-1-938850-18-9

 

Levine BA, Smith CF, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Schuett GW, Beaupre SJ, Douglas ME. 2016. Population genetics of the Copperhead at its most northeastern distribution. Copeia 104, No. 2, 2016, 448–457.  pdf  Appendix 1 Appendix 2

 

Douglas MR, Davis MA, Amarello M, Smith JJ, Schuett GW, Herrmann H-W, Holycross AT, Douglas ME. 2016. Anthropogenic impacts drive niche and conservation metrics of a cryptic rattlesnake on the Colorado Plateau of western North America. R. Soc. open sci. 3: 160047. pdf

 

Booth W, Schuett GW. 2016. The emerging phylogenetic pattern of parthenogenesis in snakes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 118: 172-186. pdf

 

Linder BN, Smith CF, and JJ Storm. Influence of predator chemical cues on White-footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus) foraging behavior. Twelfth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium. 8 April 2016.

 

Davis MA, Dreslik MJ, Baker SJ, Phillips CA, Smith CF, Repp RA, Schuett GW. 2016. A Comparative Assessment of Pitviper Life Histories Using Robust Quantification. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, 6-10 July 2016.

 

Blomsten P, Schuett GW, Höggren M, Reiserer RS. 2016. Fifteen Consecutive Years of Successful Reproduction in a Captive Female Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes). Herpetol. Rev. 47(1): 69–72. pdf

 

Weber DJ, Schuett GW, Tluczek M. 2016. A Citizen Science Survey of the Herpetofauna of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Arizona, USA. Herpetol. Rev. 47(1): 5–10. pdf

 

Davis MA, Douglas MR, Collyer ML, Douglas ME. 2016. Deconstructing a Species-Complex: Geometric Morphometric and Molecular Analyses Define Species in the Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis)​. PLoS ONE. pdf

 

Barker DG, Barker TM, Davis MA, Schuett GW. 2015. A review of the systematics and taxonomy of Pythonidae: an ancient serpent lineage. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 175:1-19. pdf

 

Levine BA, Smith CF, Schuett GW, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Douglas ME. Reproductive Success and Sexual Selection in a North American Pitviper. 16 July 2015. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. Reno, NV.

 

O'Connor BP, Schuett GW. 2015. CROTALUS WILLARDI (Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake). REPRODUCTION / MALE COMBAT. Herpetological Review 46(2):271-272. pdf

 

Zylstra ER, Seward MT, Schuett GW, Repp RA, Denardo DF, Beck DD. 2015. HELODERMA SUSPECTUM (Gila Monster). PROBABLE COURTSHIP AND MATING BEHAVIOR. Herpetological Review 46(2):258-259. pdf

 

Davis MA, Douglas MR, Webb CT, Collyer ML, Holycross AT, Painter CW, Kamees LK, Douglas ME. 2015. Nowhere to go but up: Impacts of climate change on demographics of a short-range endemic (Crotalus willardi obscurus) in the Sky-Islands of southwestern North America. PLoS ONE. pdf

 

Barker DG, Barker TM, Davis MA, Schuett GW. 2015. A review of the systematics and taxonomy of Pythonidae: an ancient serpent lineage. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. Online Early. pdf

 

Smith CF, Schuett GW, Amarello M. 2015. Male mating success in a North American pitviper: influence of body size, testosterone, and spatial metrics. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2015, 115, 185–194. pdf

 

Smith CF, Schuett GW. 2015. Putative pair-bonding in Agkistrodon contortrix (Copperhead). Northeastern Naturalist 22(1):N1-N5 pdf

 

Smith CF, Schuett GW. 2015. AGKISTRODON CONTORTRIX (Copperhead). REPRODUCTION. Herpetological Review. pdf

 

Levine BA, Smith CF, Schuett GW, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Douglas ME. 2015. Bateman-Trivers in the 21st century: Sexual selection in a North American pitviper. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2015, 114, 436–445. pdf

 

Booth W, Schuett GW, Ridgway A, Buxton DW, Castoe TA, Bastone G, Bennett C, McMahan W. 2014. New insights on facultative parthenogenesis in pythons. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2014, 112, 461–468. pdf

 

Clark RW, Schuett GW, Repp RA, Amarello M, Smith CF, Herrmann H-W. 2014. Mating systems, reproductive success, and sexual selection in secretive species: a case study of the rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox. PLoS ONE. pdf   DOWNLOAD AND EXPLORE THE DATASET HERE

 

Hoss SK, Clark RW. 2014. Mother cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus) alter their antipredator behavior in the presence of neonates. Ethology.  Volume 120, Issue 9, pages 933–941. pdf

 

Hoss SK, Garciab MJ, Earley RL, Clark RW. 2014. Fine-scale hormonal patterns associated with birth and maternal care in the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus), a North American pitviper snake. General and Comparative Endocrinology. pdf

 

Smith CF, Schuett GW, Booth W,  Earley RL, Reiserer RS. 2014. The Copperhead Institute. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract

 

Levine BA, Smith CF, Schuett GW, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Beaupre SJ, Douglas ME. 2014. Reproductive success and sexual selection in a North American pitviper. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract

 

Smith CF, Schuett GW. 2014. Male mating success in a North American pitviper is correlated with testosterone levels and movement parameters, but not body size. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract

 

Douglas ME, Davis MA, Douglas MR, Amarello M, Smith J, Herrmann H-W, Schuett GW. 2014. From Pleistocene to Anthropocene: Climate change and its impact on the distribution of the Arizona Black Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerberus). Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract

 

Booth W, Schuett GW, Smith CF. 2014. Alternative reproductive strategies in pitvipers. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract

 

Schuett GW, Clark RW, Repp RA, Amarello M, Smith CF, Herrmann H-W. 2014. Mating systems, reproductive success, and sexual selection in secretive species: a case study of the Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract   (view poster)

 

Schuett GW, Clark RW, Repp RA, Smith CF, Amarello M, Douglas MR, Douglas ME, Herrmann H-W. 2014. Communal winter denning in Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnakes (Crotalus atrox): Molecular evidence for kin-related social structure. Biology of the Pitvipers 2 Symposium, Tulsa, OK. abstract   (view poster)  

 

Choyce N, Smith CF. 2014. Reproductive investment in female copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) at the extreme of their northern range: do large females produce large progeny? 75th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Spartanburg, SC. (published abstract)

 

Eason C, Smith CF. 2014. Facultative parthenogenesis in North American pit viper snakes in the wild. 75th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Spartanburg, SC. (published abstract)

 

Davenport M, Moeller JF, Smith CF. 2014. Assessment behavior in neonate copperhead snakes is mediated by familiarity and not genetics. 75th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Spartanburg, SC. (published abstract)

 

Dillman JW, Smith CF. (Submitted). AGKISTRODON CONTORTRIX (Copperhead). Fungal Pathogen. Herpetological Review. 

Montgomery WB, Schuett GW, Douglas MR, Douglas ME. 2013. Crotalus atrox X Crotalus horridus  (Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake x Timber Rattlesnake). NATURAL HYBRID. Herpetological Review 44(4). pdf

 

Hoss SK. 2013.  Maternal attendance of young in cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorus): Adaptive value and hormonal mechanisms. Doctoral dissertation. California: San Diego State University. pdf

 

Schuett GW, Repp RA, Hoss SK, Herrmann H-W. 2013. Environmentally cued parturition in a desert rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 110, 866–877. pdf

 

Schuett GW, Repp RA, Amarello M, Smith CF. 2013. Unlike most vipers, female rattlesnakes (Crotalus atrox) continue to hunt and feed throughout pregnancy. Journal of Zoology. pdf

 

Porras LW, Wilson LD, Schuett GW, Reiserer RS. 2013. A taxonomic reevaluation and conservation assessment of the common cantil, Agkistrodon bilineatus (Squamata: Viperidae): a race against time. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 7(1): 48–73 (e63). pdf

 

Davenport MB, Moeller JF, Smith CF. 2013. Assessment behavior in neonate copperhead snakes is correlated with familiarity and not kinship. Poster. Presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, Boulder, CO, July 2013. abstract

Booth W, Smith CF, Eskridge PH, Hoss SK, Mendelson JR, III, Schuett GW. 2013. Facultative Parthenogenesis Discovered in Wild Vertebrates. Poster. Poster. Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013. pdf

 

Choyce N, Smith CF. 2013. Reproductive investment in female copperheads (Agkistrodon contortrix) at the extreme of their northern range: do large females produce large progeny? Poster. Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013. pdf

 

Li M, Moeller JF, Smith CF. 2013. Family and Friends: What factors influence aggregation in female copperhead snakes? Presented at the Ninth Annual SC Upstate Research Symposium, April 2013. pdf



Douglas ME, Davis MA, Douglas MR, Amarello M, Smith J, Herrmann H-W, Schuett GW. 2012.  From Pleistocene to Anthropocene: Climate Change and its Impact on Distribution of the Arizona Black Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerberus). Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists. Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 10-15, 2013. abstract



Levine BA, Smith CF, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Beaupre SJ, Schuett GW, Douglas ME. 2012. Genetic Structure of the Copperhead (Viperidae: Agkistrodon contortrix) at its Most Northern Distribution. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists & Herpetologists. Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 10-15, 2013. abstract



Booth W, Smith CF, Eskridge PH, Hoss SK, Mendelson JR, III, Schuett GW. 2012. Facultative Parthenogenesis Discovered in Wild Vertebrates. Poster. Presented at the Meeting of the Population Genetics Group, University of Glasgow, Glascow, Scotland, December, 18-21. 2012. pdf



Booth W, Smith CF, Eskridge PH, Hoss SK, Mendelson JR, III, Schuett GW. 2012. Facultative Parthenogenesis Discovered in Wild Vertebrates. Biology Letters. pdf



Smith CF, Schuett GW, Hoss SK. 2012. Reproduction in female copperhead snakes (Agkistrodon contortrix): plasma steroid profiles during gestation and post-birth periods. Zoological Science 29(4):273-279. pdf



Cassano E, Smith CF, Eskridge P. 2012. Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix. MAXIMUM CAPTIVE LENGTH. Herpetol. Rev. 43(2):265. pdf



Levine BA, Smith CF, Douglas MR, Davis MA, Beaupre SJ, Schuett GW, Douglas ME. 2012. Genetic Structure of the Copperhead (Viperidae: Agkistrodon contortrix) at its Most Northern Distribution. Poster: World Congress of Herpetology, Vancouver, Canada. pdf



Booth W, Schuett GW. 2011. Molecular genetic evidence for alternative reproductive strategies in North American pitvipers (Serpentes: Viperidae): long-term sperm storage and facultative parthenogenesis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2011, 104, 934–942. pdf

Smith CF, Schuett GW, Schwenk K. 2011. Male copulation success of a North American pitviper (Agkistrodon contortrix) is correlated with testosterone and movement parameters, but not body size. Poster. Presented at the Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. Norman, Oklahoma, June 17 – 21, 2011. pdf



Smith CF, Schuett GW, Schwenk K. 2010. Relationship of plasma sex steroids to the mating season of copperheads at the north-eastern extreme of their range. Journal of Zoology  280:362-370. pdf

 

Smith CF. 2010. The spatial and reproductive ecology of the copperhead at the northeastern extreme of its range. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Seminar Series 2010, USC Upstate, April 23, 2010. pdf



Smith CF, Schuett GW, Earley RL, Schwenk K. 2009. The spatial and reproductive ecology of the copperhead snake, Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen, at the northeastern extreme of its range. Herpetological Monographs 23(1): 45-73. pdf

 

Smith CF, Schwenk K, Schuett GW, Earley RL. 2008. Sexual dimorphism of the tongue in a North American pitviper. Journal of Zoology 274:367-374. pdf



Smith CF, Schuett GW. 2007. The spatial and reproductive biology of the copperhead snake. Northeast Conference on Snake Biology. The University of Massachusetts, November 30-Dec 1, 2007. abstract

 

Smith CF. 2007. The copperhead snake in Connecticut: A species at the northern extreme of it's range. Connecticut Museum of Natural History Lecture Series. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, September 23, 2007. abstract

 

Smith CF. 2006. The spatial and reproductive ecology of the copperhead snake. Departmental Seminar. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, April 27, 2006.

 

Smith CF. 2005. Analyzing the spatial ecology of snakes using radio-telemetry. Invited seminar. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, September, 2005.

 

Smith CF. 2002. Sexual Dimorphism in the Lingual Structure of Copperhead Snakes. 2002 Joint Herpetological Meeting (SSAR/HL), Kansas City, MO. pdf

 

Smith CF.1997. A preliminary herpetological inventory of the Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preserve, Tillman, South  Carolina. J. Northern Ohio Assoc. Herp. 17:2-15.

 

Smith CF. 1997. Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix (southern copperhead) Diet. Herpetol. Rev. 28(3):53

 

Smith CF. 1997. A population of albinistic Thamnophis sirtalis from Lucas County, Ohio. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc.   33(2):68.

 

Smith CF. 1994. A behavior resembling “death-feigning’ in the slender glass lizard, Ophisaurus longicaudus. Bull. Maryland. Herp. Soc. 30(2):107.

 

Smith CF. 1994. Fish tags for observing free-ranging rattlesnakes. Herpetol. Rev. 25(2):58.

 

Smith CF. 1994. Geographic Distribution. Crotalus adamanteus. Herpetol. Rev. 25(4):166.

 

Smith CF. 1993. Crotalus adamanteus Behavior. Herpetol. Rev. 23(4):118.

 

Smith CF. 1993. Reptiles and amphibians found on the Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preserve, Jasper County, South  Carolina. South Carolina Dept. Wild. Marine Res. Pub.

 

Smith CF. 1993. Checklist of South Carolina Amphibians and Reptiles. Privately published, 12 pp.

 

Smith CF. 1992. Literature of the International Zoo Yearbook, Vol. 19-29 (1979- 1990). Herpetol.  Rev.

 

Smith CF. 1992. An albino Thamnophis sirtalis from Fairfield County, South Carolina. Bull. Maryland. Herp. Soc.   28(2):65-66

 

Smith CF. 1992. Rattle length in Crotalus horridus atricaudatus. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 28(5):77.

 

Smith CF. 1991. An aberrantly marked Farancia abacura from South Carolina. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 27(4):219-200.

 

Smith CF, Pfaff SC. 1990. An amelanistic partial albino Crotalus horridus, timber rattlesnake, from South Carolina. Bull. Maryland Herp. Soc. 26(2):72.

 

Smith CF, Mastrovito GM. 1987. Fauna of the Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preserve. Part 1: Reptiles and Amphibians. Privately published, 25 pp.

 

 

 

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