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The biology of rattlesnakes

Format: Print Book 2008
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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Main QL666.O69 B563 2005
Location  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
 
Collection  Main
 
Call Number  QL666.O69 B563 2005
 
 
Contents
Introduction / William K. Hayes ... [et al.]
Rattlesnakes : research trends and annotated checklist / Kent R. Beaman and William K. Hayes
Laurence Monroe Klauber, 1883-1968 : renaissance man in San Diego / Janet G. Klauber
A curator and his rattlesnakes : the history of Laurence Monroe Klauber at the San Diego Zoo / Kim Lovich, Clark R. Mahrdt, and Kent R. Beaman
Morphological analysis of the contact zone between the rattlesnakes Crotalus mitchellii stephensi and Crotalus m. pyrrhus / Jesse M. Meik
Functional specialization of the extrinsic venom gland musculature within the crotaline snakes (Reptilia:Serpentes) and the role of the M. pterygoideus glandulae / Bruce A. Young and Kate Jackson
Geographic variation in western diamond-backed rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) morphology / Carol L. Spencer
Regional variation and sexual dimorphism in head form of the prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) : comparisons using new analytical techniques and collection methods / Matthew T. Smith and Michael L. Collyer
Proximate determinants of sexual size dimorphism in the western diamond-backed rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) / Emily N. Taylor and Dale F. DeNardo
Is there an optimal length for the rattlesnake rattle? / Brad R. Moon and Ali M. Rabatsky
Annual variation in time-energy allocation by timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in relation to food acquisition / Steven J. Beaupre
Learning in rattlesnakes : issues and analysis / Charles I. Abramson and Aaron J. Place
Caudal luring as a precursor in the evolution of the rattle : a test using an ancestral rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius barbouri / Ali M. Rabatsky
Hunting California ground squirrels : constraints and opportunities for northern Pacific rattlesnakes / Donald H. Owings and Richard G. Coss
Ontogeny of prey preference in the southern Pacific rattlesnake, Crotalus oreganus helleri / John P. LaBonte
Effects of chemical and thermal cues on striking behavior and post-strike chemosensory searching in rattlesnakes / David Chiszar and Hobart M. Smith
Perspectives on the regulation of venom expulsion in snakes / Bruce A. Young
The snake venom-metering controversy : levels of analysis, assumptions, and evidence / William K. Hayes
Venom expenditure by rattlesnakes and killing effectiveness in rodent prey : do rattlesnakes expend optimal amounts of venom? / Shelton S. Herbert and William K. Hayes
Factors influencing the antipredator behavior of Mexican lance-headed rattlesnakes (Crotalus polystictus) toward humans / Melissa Amarello, Kevin Bonine, and David Lazcano
Sampling timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) : phenology, growth, intimidation, survival, and a syndrome of undetermined origin in a northern population / William S. Brown
Annual variation in neonate recruitment in a Florida population of the pigmy rattlesnake, Sistrurus miliarius / Terence M. Farrell, Melissa A. Pilgrim, and Peter G. May
A trophic-based approach to the conservation biology of rattlesnakes : linking landscape disturbance to rattlesnake populations / Christopher L. Jenkins and Charles R. Peterson
Microhabitat preferences of the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) in the hardwood forests of Indiana / Scott E. Gibson, Zachary J. Walker, and Bruce A. Kingsbury
Observations on the thermal ecology of Montane Mexican rattlesnakes / Robert W. Bryson, Jr., James M. Mueller, and David Lazcano
Thermal ecology of hibernation in a population of Great Basin rattlesnakes, Crotalus oreganus lutosus / Vincent A. Cobb and Charles R. Peterson
Movements, migrations, and mechanisms : a review of radiotelemetry studies of prairie (Crotalus viridis viridis) and western (Crotalus oreganus) rattlesnakes / Dennis Jørgensen, C. Cormack Gates, and Douglas P. Whiteside
Coexistence of rattlesnakes and military operations : occurrence and spatial ecology of the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) on the Warren Grove Gunnery Range in the Pinelands of New Jersey / Ronald M. Smith ... [et al.]
Seasonal and annual variation in home range and movements of tiger rattlesnakes (Crotalus tigris) in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona / Matt Goode, Jeffrey J. Smith, and Melissa Amarello
Ecology of the Aruba Island rattlesnake, Crotalus durissus unicolor / Howard K. Reinert ... [et al.]
Home range size, movements, and mating phenology of sympatric red diamond (Crotalus ruber) and southern Pacific (C. oreganus helleri) rattlesnakes in southern California / Eric A. Dugan, Alex Figueroa, and William K. Hayes
Behavioral ecology of neonate southern Pacific rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus helleri) tracked with externally-attached transmitters / Alex Figueroa, Eric A. Dugan, and William K. Hayes
Spatial ecology, habitat use, and survivorship of resident and translocated red diamond rattlesnakes (Crotalus ruber) / Tracey K. Brown ... [et al.]
Translocation of venomous reptiles in the Southwest : a solution, or part of the problem? / Hugh K. McCrystal and Craig S. Ivanyi
Reproductive biology of the Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) from south-central Illinois / Robert D. Aldridge ... [et al.]
Reproduction in the eastern diamond-backed rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus, under optimal conditions in captivity / Nick Clark and Fred Antonio
Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) mating behavior in southeastern New York : female defense in a search-based mating system / Edwin M. McGowan and Dale M. Madison
Morphology, reproduction, and habitat use of a northern population of banded rock rattlesnakes, Crotalus lepidus klauberi / David B. Prival
Phenology of timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) in southern Minnesota : implications for conservation / Phillip A. Cochran
Biological variation, management units, and a conservation action plan for the timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) / William H. Martin ... [et al.]
Modeling the landscape niche characteristics of red diamond rattlesnakes (Crotalus ruber) : implications for biology and conservation / Kenneth J. Halama ... [et al.]
Attitudes toward rattlesnakes by the peoples of North America and implications for rattlesnake conservation / Kiyoshi Sasaki, Aaron J. Place, and Kara N. Gaylor
The grass is rattling : a rattlesnake conservation education program and exhibit made possible by a private-public partnership / Robert L. Carmichael
Venom composition in rattlesnakes : trends and biological significance / Stephen P. Mackessy
Phylogeny and the evolution of [beta]-neurotoxic phospholipases A₂ (PLA₂) in the venoms of rattlesnakes, Crotalus and Sistrurus (Serpentes:Viperidae) / Steven D. Werman
Geographic distribution of Mojave toxin and Mojave toxin subunits among selected Crotalus species / Randy L. Powell, Carl S. Lieb, and Eppie D. Rael
Perspective on venom evolution in Crotalus / Randy L. Powell and Carl S. Lieb
The ecological and evolutionary context of mammalian resistance to rattlesnake venoms / James E. Biardi
Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) envenomations in the Upper Mississippi River Valley / Daniel E. Keyler
Important considerations in developing antivenoms / John C. Pérez, Robert W. Finberg, and Elda E. Sánchez.

Additional Information
Subjects Rattlesnakes -- Congresses.
Publisher Loma Linda, CA :Loma Linda University Press,2008
Contributors Hayes, William K.
Loma Linda University.
Language English
Notes Papers from the Biology of the Rattlesnakes Symposium, January 15-18, 2005, Loma Linda University.
Description xvi, 606 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781594100116 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
159410011X (hardcover : acid-free paper)
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