Reptile Research


Reptiles Under the Conservation Umbrella of the Greater Sage‐Grouse. 2020. Pilliod et al. J Wildlife Mgmt. Link 

When protected areas are not enough: low-traffic roads projected to cause a decline in a northern viper [western rattlesnake] population. 2020. Winton et al. ENDANGERED SPECIES RESEARCH. Link 

Migration and disturbance: impact of fencing and development on Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus) spring movements in BC. 2020. Maida et al. Cdn J Zoology. Link

Genotyping‐in‐Thousands by sequencing (GT‐seq) panel development and application to minimally invasive DNA samples to support studies in molecular ecology. 2020. Schmidt et al. Molec Ecol Resources. OTHER KEYWDS: western rattlesnake. Link

 Compensatory Microhabitat Selection by Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus oreganus) in a Cool and Wet Macroclimate. 2020. Hecker et al. J Herpetol 54(1).  Link

Contrasting Patterns of Migration and Habitat Use in Neighboring Rattlesnake Populations. 2015. Gomez, L. et al. J of Herpetology 49(3): 371-376. Link.

Diet of Roadkilled Western Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) and Gophersnakes (Pituophis catenifer) in Southern BC. 2016. McAllister et al. NW Naturalist. Link

Evaluating the efficacy of non-invasive genetic sampling of the Northern Pacific rattlesnake with implications for other venomous squamates. 2017. Ford et al. Conserv Genetics Resources. Link

Persistence of Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes masks the impact of human disturbance on weight and body condition. 2015. Lomas et al. Animal Conserv. Link

Edge-habitat Use by Northwestern Gartersnakes (Thamnophis ordinoides) in Saanich, BC. 2017. Dixon-MacCallum et al. Cdn Field Naturalist. Link


Disentangling the genetic effects of refugial isolation and range expansion in a trans-continentally distributed species [painted turtle].

2019. Reid et al. Heredity. Link

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