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Agha, M.M.+, D. Delaney, J.E. Lovich, J. Briggs, M. Austin, and S.J. Price. In press. Nelson's big horn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) trample Agassiz's desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) burrow at a California wind energy facility. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences.

Fleckenstein, J.L.*, M. Agha+, and S.J. Price. In press. Terrapene carolina. Diet. Herpetological Review.

Price, S.J., J.L. Snodgrass, and M.E. Dorcas. In press. Managing aquatic habitats for wildlife in urban areas. In R. McCleery, C. Moorman, and N. Peterson (eds), Urban Wildlife Science: Theory and Practice. Springer.

Witczak, L.R.*, J.C. Guzy+, S.J.Price, J.W. Gibbons, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Temporal and spatial variation in survivorship of diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 13:146-151. pdf

Muncy, B.L.+, S.J. Price, S.J. Bonner, and C.D. Barton. 2014. Mountaintop removal mining reduces stream salamander occupancy and richness in southeastern Kentucky (USA). Biological Conservation 180:115-121. pdf

Guzy, J.+, S.J. Price, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Using multiple methods to assess detection probabilities of riparian-zone anurans: implications for monitoring. Wildlife Research. pdf

Hime, P.M.+, and S.J. Price. 2014. Aneides aeneus. Death feigning/immobility. Herpetological Review 45:470. pdf

Hime, P.M.+, A.N. Drayer, and S.J. Price. 2014. Necturus maculosus. Larval guarding. Herpetological Review 45:474. pdf

Muncy, B.L.+, S.J. Price, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Capture probability and survivorship of the southern two-lined salamander (Eurycea cirrigera) in drought and non-drought conditions. Copeia 2014:366-371. pdf

Akins, C.D.*, C.D. Ruder*, S.J. Price, L.A. Harden, J.W. Gibbons, and M.E. Dorcas. 2014. Factors affecting temperature variation and habitat use in free-ranging diamondback terrapins. Journal of Thermal Biology 44:63-69. pdf

Maigret, T.A.+, J.J. Cox, D.R. Schneider, C.D. Barton, S.J. Price, and J.L. Larkin. 2014. Effects of timber harvest within streamside management zones on salamander populations in ephemeral streams of southeastern Kentucky. Forest Ecology and Management 324:46-51. pdf

Lovich, J.E., W. Gibbons, and M. Agha+. 2014. Does the timing of attainment of maturity influence sexual size dimorphism and adult sex ratio in turtles? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 112:142-149. pdf

Lovich, J.E., D.E. Delaney, J. Briggs, M. Agha+, and J. Reece. 2014. Black bears (Ursus americanus) as a novel potential predator of Agassiz's desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) at a California wind energy facility. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Science 113:34-41. pdf

Barrett, K., and S.J. Price. 2014. Urbanization and stream salamanders: a review, conservation options, and research needs. Freshwater Science 33:927-940. pdf

Lovich, J.E., C.B. Yackulic, J. Freilich, M. Agha+, M. Meulblok, K.P. Meyer, T.R. Arundel, J. Hansen, M.S. Vamstad and S.A. Root. 2014. Climatic variation and tortoise survival: has a desert species met its match? Biological Conservation 169:214-224.pdf

Richter, S.C., S.J. Price, C.S. Kross, J.R. Alexander and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. Upland habitat quality and historic landscape composition influence genetic variation of a pond-breeding salamander. Diversity 5:724-733. pdf

Guzy, J.C., S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. The spatial configuration of greenspace affects semi-aquatic turtle occupancy and species richness in a suburban landscape. Landscape and Urban Planning 117:46-56. pdf

Price, S.J., J.C. Guzy, L. Witzcak* and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. Do ponds on golf course provide suitable habitat for wetland-dependent animals? An assessment of turtle abundances. Journal of Herpetology 47:243-250. pdf

Cecala, K.K.*, S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. Modeling the effects of life-history traits on estimation of population parameters for a cryptic species. Freshwater Science 32:116-125. pdf

Hunt, S.D.*, J.C. Guzy, S.J. Price, B.J. Halstead, E.A. Eskew*, and M.E. Dorcas. 2013. Responses of riparian reptile communities to damming and urbanization. Biological Conservation 157:277-284. pdf

Kern, M.M.*, J.C. Guzy, S.J. Price, S.D. Hunt*, E.A. Eskew*, and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Riparian-zone amphibians and reptiles within the Broad River Basin of South Carolina. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Sciences 128:81-87. pdf

Price, S.J., R.A. Browne and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Resistance and resilience of a stream salamander to supra-seasonal drought. Herpetologica 68:312-323. pdf

Eskew, E.A.*, S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Effects of river-flow regulation on anuran occupancy and abundance in riparian zones. Conservation Biology 26:504-512. pdf

Foley, S.M.*, S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Nest-site selection and nest depredation of semi-aquatic turtles on golf courses. Urban Ecosystems 15:489-497. pdf

Price, S.J., R.A. Browne and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Evaluating the effects of urbanisation on salamander abundances using a before-after control-impact design. Freshwater Biology 57:193-203. pdf

Price, S.J., E.A. Eskew*, K.K. Cecala*, R.A. Browne and M.E. Dorcas. 2012. Estimating survival of a streamside salamander: importance of temporary emigration, capture response, and location. Hydrobiologia 679:205-215. pdf

*Connette, G.M, S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2011. Influence of abiotic factors on activity in a larval stream salamander assemblage. Southeastern Naturalist 10:109-120. pdf

Price, S.J. and M.E. Dorcas. 2011. The Carolina Herp Atlas: an online citizen-science approach to document amphibian and reptile occurrences. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:287-296. pdf

Price, S.J., *K.K. Cecala, R.A. Browne, and M.E. Dorcas. 2011. Effects of urbanization on occupancy of stream salamanders. Conservation Biology 25: 547-555. pdf

*Eskew, E.A., S.J. Price, and M.E. Dorcas. 2010. Survivorship of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in recently modified suburban landscapes. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9:244-249. pdf

*Eskew, E.A., S.J. Price and M.E. Dorcas. 2010. Survival and recruitment of semi-aquatic turtles in an urbanized region. Urban Ecosystems. 13: 365-374. pdf

*Cecala, K. K., S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2010. Ecology of juvenile Northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon) inhabiting low-order streams. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 169-174. pdf

*Birx-Raybuck, D., S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2010. Pond age and riparian zone proximity influence anuran occupancy of urban retention ponds. Urban Ecosystems 13:181-190. pdf

Dorcas, M. E., S. J. Price, S. C. Walls, and W. J. Barichivich. 2009. Auditory monitoring of anuran populations. In: K. Dodd (ed.). Conservation and Ecology of Amphibians. Oxford University press, Oxford, UK. pdf link to book

*Cecala, K. K., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2009. Evaluating existing movement hypotheses in linear systems using larval stream salamanders. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87:292-298. pdf

*Harden, L. A., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2009. Terrestrial activity and habitat selection of eastern mud turtles (Kinosternon subrubrum) in a fragmented landscape: Implications for habitat management of golf courses and other suburban environments. Copeia 2009:78-84. pdf

Dorcas, M. E. and S. J. Price. 2008. Effective undergraduate-based herpetological research in an urban environment. In R. E. Jung and J. C. Mitchell (eds.), Urban Herpetology. Herpetological Conservation Vol. 3, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Salt Lake City, UT. link

*Eskew, E.A., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2008. New distributional records for reptiles and amphibians of the Charlotte Metropolitan area of North Carolina. Herpetological Review 39: 245-246. pdf

*Westfall, M.C., *K.K. Cecala, S.J. Price, and M.E. Dorcas. 2008. Patterns of Trombiculid mite (Hannemania dunni) parasitism among Plethodontid salamanders in the Western Piedmont of North Carolina. Journal of Parasitology 94:631-634. pdf

*Pittman, S. E., *A. L. Jendrek, S. J. Price, M. E. Dorcas. 2008. Habitat selection and site fidelity of Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis) at the aquatic-terrestrial ecotone. Journal of Herpetology 42:378-385. pdf

Price, S. J., R. W. Howe, J. Hanowski, R. R. Regal, G. J. Niemi, and C. R. Smith. 2008. Are anurans of Great Lakes coastal wetlands reliable indicators of ecological condition? Journal of Great Lakes Research. 33(Special Issue 3): 211-223. pdf

Price, S. J. 2008. Painted turtle (Chrysemys picta). In: J. Jensen, C. D. Camp, J. W. Gibbons, and M. Elliot (eds.), Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press. Athens, GA. link

*Hester, J. M., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2008. Effects of relocation on movements and home ranges of eastern box turtles. Journal of Wildlife Management. 72: 772-777. pdf

*Cecala, K. K., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2007. Pseudotriton ruber. Polymelia. Herpetological Review 38: 434. pdf

*Cecala, K. K., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2007. The diet of larval red salamanders (Pseudotriton ruber) examined using a non-lethal technique. Journal of Herpetology 41: 741-745. pdf

*Failey, E. L., *J.C. McCoy, S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2007. Ecology of turtles inhabiting golf course and farm ponds in the western Piedmont of North Carolina. Journal of North Carolina Academy of Science 123: 221-232. pdf

*McCoy, J. C., *E. L. Failey, S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2007. An assessment of leech parasitism on semi-aquatic turtles in the western Piedmont of North Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist 6:191-202. pdf

Dorcas, M. E., S. J. Price, J. C Beane, and S. S. Cross. 2007. The Frogs and Toads of North Carolina. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh, NC. link

*Cecala, K. K., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2007. A comparison of the effectiveness of recommended doses of MS-222 (Tricaine Methane Sulfonate) and Orajel® (Benzocaine) for amphibian anesthesia. Herpetological Review 38: 63-66. pdf

Price, S. J., M. E. Dorcas, A. L. Gallant, R. W. Klaver and J. D. Willson*. 2006. Three decades of urbanization: Estimating the impact of land cover change on stream salamander populations. Biological Conservation 133: 436-441. pdf

*Budischak, S. A., *J. M. Hester, S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2006. Natural history of box turtles, Terrapene carolina, in an urbanized landscape. Southeastern Naturalist. 5: 191-204. pdf

*Kornilev, Y. V., S. J. Price, and M. E. Dorcas. 2006. Between a rock and a hard place: responses of eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina) when trapped between railroad tracks. Herpetological Review 37: 145-148. pdf

*Kornilev, Y. V., S. J. Price, *E. P. Hill, and M. E. Dorcas. 2006. Ambystoma maculatum (spotted salamander): Mortality. Herpetological Review 37: 196. pdf

*Gooch, M. M., *A. M. Heupel, S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2006. The effects of survey protocol on detection probabilities and site occupancy estimates of summer breeding anurans. Applied Herpetology 3: 129-142. pdf

*Kirlin, M. S., *M. M. Gooch, S. J. Price and M. E. Dorcas. 2006. Predictors of winter anuran calling activity in the North Carolina Piedmont. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 122: 10-18. pdf

Dorcas, M. E., S. J. Price and G. E. Vaughan. 2006. Amphibians and reptiles of the Great Falls Bypassed Reaches in South Carolina. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 122: 1-9. pdf

Price, S. J., D. R. Marks, R. W. Howe, J. Hanowski, and G. J. Niemi. 2005. The importance of spatial scale for conservation and assessment of anuran populations in coastal wetlands of the western Great Lakes. Landscape Ecology 20:441-454.

Price, S. J. and J. M. Jaskula. 2005. Hemidactylium scutatum. Nesting Ecology. Herpetological Review. 36(2):159

Price, S. J. and J. M. Jaskula. 2005. Hemidactylium scutatum. Terrestrial Microhabitat. Herpetological Review. 36(2):159.

Price, S. J. and J. M. Jaskula. 2002. Hemidactylium scutatum. Record Size. Herpetological Review. 33(4):298.

Price, S. J. 2000. Geographic Distribution. Hemidactylium scutatum. Herpetological Review. 31(4):249.

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