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Cryptic impacts of temperature variability on amphibian immune function

Author:
Terrell, Kimberly A.  Search this
Quintero, Richard P.  Search this
Evans, Matthew J.  Search this
Nissen, Bradley D.  Search this
Kleopfer, John D.  Search this
Murphy, James B.  Search this
Gratwicke, Brian  Search this
Murray, Suzan  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2013
Topic:
Zoology  Search this
Animals  Search this
Veterinary medicine  Search this
Animal health  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_116687

Index to the Scientific Names in "The Influence of Sound on the Behavior of Amphibians and Reptiles"

Author:
Bogert, Charles M.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1970
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_142636

Atelopus limosus release trial: Panama

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-08-20T20:15:05.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_T3k3rjYBE3Y

Atelopus Limosus Release Trial: Panama

Creator:
National Zoo  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-06-01T18:20:12.000Z
YouTube Category:
Pets & Animals  Search this
Topic:
Zoology;Animals;Veterinary medicine;Animal health  Search this
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SmithsonianNZP
Data Source:
National Zoo
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNZP
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_My2mntyRRaM

The amphibian auditory system as a model for neurobiology, behavior, and evolution

Author:
Wilczynski, Walter  Search this
Hetherington, Thomas E.  Search this
Fritzsch, Bernd  Search this
Ryan, Michael J.  Search this
Ryan, Michael J.  Search this
Wilczynski, Walter  Search this
Walkowiak, Wolfgang  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1988
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_105375

Index to the scientific names in "The Influence Of Sound On The Behavior Of Amphibians And Reptiles" by Charles M. Bogert

Author:
University of Michigan Museum of Zoology  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1970
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_93041

Hylarana macrodactyla

Biogeographical Region:
Indo-Malaysian Region  Search this
Snout Vent Length:
34.5 mm
Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Chatthin, ca. 2 km WNW of, Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, San Myaung camp, Kanbalur Township, Sagaing Division, Burma, Asia
Collection Date:
31 Jul 1997
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae
Published Name:
Hylarana macrodactyla
Rana macrodactyla
Accession Number:
418958
Other Numbers:
Field Number : USNM-FS 034110
USNM Number:
520469
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c970dc3c-37f2-4df5-967b-3b33ca40fc23
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6358713

The effect of social interactions on anuran vocal behavior

Author:
Wilczynski, Walter  Search this
Hetherington, Thomas E.  Search this
Fritzsch, Bernd  Search this
Ryan, Michael J.  Search this
Wells, Kentwood D.  Search this
Walkowiak, Wolfgang  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1988
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_105382

Neural distribution of the nuclear progesterone receptor in the túngara frog, Physalaemus pustulosus

Author:
Ryan, Michael J.  Search this
Ding, Julia H.  Search this
Hofmann, Hans A.  Search this
O'Connell, Lauren A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2011
Topic:
Tropics  Search this
Biology  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_111274

Tetrapod Teeth: Diversity, Evolution, and Function

Author:
Sues, Hans-Dieter  Search this
Ungar, Peter S.  Search this
Bels, Vincent  Search this
Whishaw, Ian Q.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2019
Topic:
Vertebrates  Search this
Animals  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Natural History  Search this
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Vertebrate Zoology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_151311

Publications, New York Academy of Sciences

Collection Creator:
Wheatland, Richard, II, 1923-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 6, Folder 3a
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1966
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
New York Airways Collection, Acc. NASM.1992.0052, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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New York Airways Collection
New York Airways Collection / Series 2: 1973 Acquisition
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2aa58e98a-f6e4-4eaa-bbf7-b09b2fd49cca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0052-ref752
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Field Reports

Extent:
66 cu. ft. (132 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Canada
Mexico
Central America
South America
Africa
Europe
Asia
Date:
1860-1961
Descriptive Entry:
This collection consists primarily of reports, notebooks, notes, photographs, maps, and related materials documenting field research conducted by staff naturalists of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and its predecessor, the Bureau of Biological Survey. The reports, which primarily concern biological surveys conducted in the United States, are usually submitted to the Chief of the Bureau or to the division or section responsible for field research. Also included are a substantial number of reports concerning field work carried out in Canada and Mexico. A small amount of reports document work in South and Central America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Antarctica.

Most of the field reports are of a general nature documenting biological surveys of a particular state or geographical region. They fall into three categories: special reports, physiography reports, and plant reports. Notes on birds and mammals are joined to comprise the special reports and concern the observation, identification, distribution, and collecting of specimens. The physiography reports consist of notes and observations on the natural phenomena of the area surveyed, such as climate, topography, bodies of water, etc. Notes on plant life, trees, and vegetation are recorded in the plant reports.

Reports on specific projects or topics are found throughout the collection. Included are reports on predatory animal control; faunal distribution and migratory studies; national parks and wildlife refuges (including reports on proposed parks and refuges); species introduction projects; wildlife management studies; conservation and wildlife problems; environmental impact studies; animal behavior projects; wildlife diseases and epidemics; bird-banding projects; and fur-bearing animal studies.

The collection also includes correspondence from staff naturalists and the general public usually pertaining to birds or mammals observed; newspaper clippings; and publications.
Historical Note:
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has its origin in the work of C. Hart Merriam and the old Bureau of Biological Survey in the United States Department of Agriculture. By 1885, the ornithological work being conducted by the American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) and other private organizations and individuals had grown to the point where private interests were no longer able to finance it sufficiently. Congress was then persuaded to establish a section of ornithology in the Division of Entomology of the Department of Agriculture. The purpose of the section was "the promotion of economic ornithology, or the study of the interrelation of birds and agriculture, an investigation of the food, habits, and migration of birds in relation to both insects and plants, and publishing reports thereon." Through the influence of the AOU and Spencer F. Baird of the Smithsonian Institution, Merriam was appointed Ornithologist. The following year the section attained independent rank as the Division of Ornithology. In 1888 its responsibilities were expanded to include mammals, resulting in a new title - the Division of Economic Ornithology and Mammalogy.

Merriam's concept of life zones which are fitted by nature for the life of certain associations of plants and animals, and his estimation of the value which the delimitation of such areas would have for agriculture, led him to propose the establishment of a Biological Survey into which his own division would be merged. The 1896 name change of the Division to the Division of Biological Survey was the result. In 1905, it became a Bureau within the Department of Agriculture.

The Bureau of Biological Survey remained within the Department of Agriculture until 1939 when it was transferred to the Department of Interior. The following year it was combined with the Bureau of Fisheries, which had been transferred to Interior from the Department of Commerce, to form the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

From the beginning of the Survey's work, field research was of primary importance in gathering information concerning the interrelation of birds, mammals, and agriculture. Field surveys continued to play an important role as the Bureau's work evolved to include game protection, research on fur-bearing animals, the management of game refuges, predatory animal control, and the protection of migratory birds. Surveys conducted by the Bureau usually entailed sending individual naturalists or groups of workers to collect mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians in a particular state or geographic region. The collections would be augmented by detailed notes, specimens of representative plant life, and photographs of the environment being studied. The compiled materials would serve as the basis for a detailed report on the region. Biological surveys were also conducted at several regional field stations administered by the Bureau.
Topic:
Botany  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Mammalogy  Search this
Ornithology  Search this
Biology  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Naturalists  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Ecologists  Search this
Mammalogists  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7176, Field Reports
Identifier:
Record Unit 7176
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Field Reports
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-faru7176

A. Stanley Rand Papers

Extent:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Place:
Caribbean Area
Islands of the Pacific
Date:
1961-1985
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film footage taken by A. Stanley Rand, a biologist specializing in the ecology and behavior of tropical reptiles and amphibians. After receiving his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University in 1961, Rand served as a zoologist at the Departamento de Zoologia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 1964, he was hired as a biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). From 1974 to 1979, he served as Assistant Director at STRI and, in 1979, was named Senior Biologist. The majority of the footage in this accession documents the behavior of anoles throughout the Caribbean region and on several Eastern Pacific islands. Materials also include a small number of videotapes and a reel-to-reel audiotape.
Topic:
Tropical biology  Search this
Reptiles  Search this
Amphibians  Search this
Anoles  Search this
Zoology  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Animal behavior  Search this
Zoologists  Search this
Ecologists  Search this
Biologists  Search this
Research  Search this
Fieldwork  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-092, A. Stanley Rand Papers
Identifier:
Accession 17-092
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A. Stanley Rand Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa17-092

Curatorial Records

Extent:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Place:
Latin America
Date:
1955-2012
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the professional correspondence of research zoologist Roy W. McDiarmid and his work at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey (USGS). McDiarmid's research focuses on the systematics, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles in the Neotropics. Some materials predate his time with the USGS. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, negatives, and transparencies.
Topic:
Herpetology  Search this
Amphibians -- Behavior  Search this
Reptiles -- Behavior  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Amphibians -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Reptiles -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Zoology -- Research  Search this
Biology -- Classification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Picture postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-202, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-202
See more items in:
Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-202

Curatorial Records

Extent:
8 cu. ft. (8 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Maps
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Microfiche
Place:
Latin America
Date:
1957-2010
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the records of research zoologist Roy W. McDiarmid and his work at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, United States Geological Survey (USGS). McDiarmid's research focuses on the systematics, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles in the Neotropics. Records include graduate work; research projects and publications; special projects, such as workshops, committees, and reviews; and activities with professional societies, including the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) and the Herpetologists' League (HL). Some materials predate his time with the USGS.

Materials include correspondence, notes, research information, manuscripts, proposals, reports, reviews, maps, illustrations, postcards, newspaper clippings, microfiche, photographs, negatives, and transparencies. Some materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Herpetology  Search this
Amphibians -- Behavior  Search this
Reptiles -- Behavior  Search this
Ecology  Search this
Amphibians -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Reptiles -- Geographical distribution  Search this
Zoology -- Research  Search this
Herpetologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Picture postcards
Clippings
Electronic records
Floppy disks
Compact discs
Maps
Illustrations
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Color photographs
Microfiche
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-082, Curatorial Records
Identifier:
Accession 13-082
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Curatorial Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa13-082

Without Predators, Cannibalistic Cane Toads Eat Their Young—and It's Rapidly Accelerating the Species' Evolution

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 18:21:14 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_307ecea1052c4adf5c20a04364511bc6

Sex, size, and gender roles : evolutionary studies of sexual size dimorphism / edited by Daphne J. Fairbairn, Wolf U. Blanckenhorn, Tamás Székely

Title:
Sex, size, & gender roles
Author:
Fairbairn, Daphne J  Search this
Blanckenhorn, Wolf U  Search this
Székely, T (Tamás)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 266 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2007
Topic:
Sex differences  Search this
Sexual dimorphism (Animals)  Search this
Body size  Search this
MEDICAL--Reproductive Medicine & Technology  Search this
Call number:
QP81.5 .S53 2007 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1151480

Behavioral energetics : the cost of survival in vertebrates / edited by Wayne P. Aspey and Sheldon I. Lustick

Author:
Biosciences Colloquium (7th : 1980 : Ohio State University)  Search this
Aspey, Wayne P. 1946-  Search this
Lustick, Sheldon I. 1934-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Congress
Date:
1983
©1983
Topic:
Vertebrates--Behavior  Search this
Bioenergetics  Search this
Vertébrés--Moeurs et comportement  Search this
Bioénergétique--Congrès  Search this
Wirbeltiere  Search this
Verhalten  Search this
Bioenergetik  Search this
Kongress  Search this
Behavior, Animal  Search this
Vertebrates--physiology  Search this
Call number:
QL750.B6 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_324696

Amphibians of Europe, North Africa & the Middle East : a photographic guide / Christophe Dufresnes

Title:
Amphibians of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East : a photographic guide
Author:
Dufresnes, Christophe  Search this
Physical description:
224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
Type:
Identification
Field guides
Place:
Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
North Africa
Date:
2019
Topic:
Amphibians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114384

Progress in protozoology; proceedings. Edited by J. Ludvík, J. Lom [and] J. Vavra. Scientific editor: Otto Jírovec

Author:
International Congress on Protozoology (1st : 1961 : Prague)  Search this
Editor:
Ludvík, J.  Search this
Jírovec, Otto  Search this
Physical description:
623 pages : illustrations (some color), group portrait, diagrams, tables ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
1963
Topic:
Protozoology  Search this
Protozoologie  Search this
Eukaryota--congresses  Search this
Call number:
QL366 .I5 1961
QL366.I5 1961
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_29131

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