The British Herpetological Society

The Herpetological Bulletin is a quarterly publication in English. It includes full-length papers, natural history notes, book reviews, and other items of general herpetological interest. Emphasis is placed on natural history and conservation as well as captive care that includes breeding, husbandry, veterinary, and behavioural aspects.

Issue Number 114 – Winter 2010 Issue Number 114 – Winter 2010

pdf 01. Research Abstracts


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  • New technique for estimating lizard body mass from measurements
  • Snake fangs evolved from grooved teeth
  • Turtle poisoning in Murilo Atoll, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Dynamics of ranavirus disease UK frog populations

pdf 02. Acknowledgements


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pdf 03. A possible case of mimicry involving a heteropteran insect and an anuran tadpole


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Marco Aurelio P. Horta, Alan Lanede Melo and Jaime Bertoluci

pdf 09. Natural History Notes


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  • Trachemys dorbignyi (Brazilian Slider Turtle): Bicephaly
    Ana Carolina Resende Maia, Clarissa Alves da Rosa and Alex Bager 
  • Lithobates catesbeianus (American bullfrog): Diet
    Emanuel Teixeidra da Silva,Charlene da Penha Neves and Oswaldo Pinto Ribeiro Filho
  • Bokermannohyla caramasachii (Caramaschi's treefrog): Defensive behaviour
    Mario Ribeiro de Moura and Renato Neves Feio 
  • Cnemidophorus ocellifer (Spix's whiptail): Predation
     Melissa Gogliath, Leonardo Barros Ribeiro and Eliza Maria Xavier Freire

pdf 10. Book Reviews


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  • The Lives of Captive Reptiles by Hans-Günter Petzold
    Simon Maddock
  • Biology of Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards by Daniel D. Beck
    Adam Radovanovic
  • De Amfibieën en Reptielen van Nederland by Raymond Creemers and Jeroen van Delft
    Sergé Bogaerts

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