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Information Resources on Amphibians & Reptiles
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Breeding and Care

Abrunhosa, P.A. and H. Wogel (2004). Breeding behavior of the leaf-frog Phyllomedusa burmeisteri (Anura: Hylidae). Amphibia Reptilia 25(2): 125-135. ISSN: 0173-5373.
Descriptors: leaf frog, Phyllomedusa burmeisteri, breeding behavior, males.

Andersen, F. (2006). Hold og opdraet af dvaerg-pipatudsen (Pipa parva). [Care and breeding of the dwarf toad (Pipa parva).]. Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 49(4): 139-142. ISSN: 0900-484X.
Descriptors: dwarf toad, Pipa parva, diet in captivity, housing techniques, terrarium conditions, rearing techniques, terrarium conditions, diet significance, reproductive techniques, breeding techniques.
Language of Text: Danish; Summary in English.

Banks, C., J. Birkett, S. Young, M. Vincent, and T. Hawkes (2003). Breeding and management of the great barred frog, Mixophyes fasciolatus, at Melbourne Zoo. Herpetofauna Sydney 33(1): 2-12. ISSN: 0725-1424.
Descriptors: great barred frog, Mixophyes fasciolatus, care in captivity, breeding, management, reproductive, mamagement, Melbourne Zoo, Australia.

Beier, M. (2002). Haltung und Zucht der Zwergwabenkroete Pipa parva. [Care and breeding of the dwarf toad Pipa parva.]. Reptilia D 7(1): 64-71; Nr 33. ISSN: 1431-8997.
Descriptors: dwarf toad, Pipa parva, care, breeding, biological notes.
Language of Text: German.

Busse, K. (2006). Die Nachzucht des Nasenfrosches Rhinoderma darwinii seit mehr als zwei Jahrzehnten. [The first breeding of Darwin's frog Rhinoderma darwinii for twenty years.]. Reptilia D 11(4): 22-29 Nr 60. ISSN: 1431-8997.
Descriptors: Darwin's frog, Rhinoderma darwinii, care in captivity, methods for successful breeding, reproductive techniques, captive breeding, rearing.
Language of Text: German.

Dieltjes, R. (2005). Een terrarium voor rietkikkers. [A terrarium for reed frogs.]. Aquarium Hilversum 75(4): 114-117. ISSN: 0003-729X.
Descriptors: reed frogs, amphibians, terrarium, captive housing, care, breeding, captivity.
Language of Text: Dutch; Summary in Dutch.

Ficetola, G.F. and F. De Bernardi (2005). Interspecific social interactions and breeding success of the frog Rana latastei: a field study. Ethology 111(8): 764-774. ISSN: 0179-1613.
NAL Call Number: QL750.E74
Descriptors: amphibians, frog, Rana latastei, interspecific social interactions, breeding success, field study.

Harkewicz, K.A. (2006). What's new in amphibian herpetoculture: care and husbandry of several species new to the pet trade. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians 13: 5-7. ISSN: 1529-9651.
NAL Call Number: SF996.A77
Descriptors: frogs, amphibians, care, husbandry, pet trade, advances, conference proceedings.

Harkewicz, K.A. (2004). Maintenance of Bombina species of frogs. Seminars in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine 13(4): 229-233. ISSN: 1055-937X.
NAL Call Number: SF994.2.A1S36
Descriptors: Bombina, frog, care in captivity, toad, handling, skin toxin, irritation, enclosures.

Hurme, K., K. Gonzalez, M. Halvorsen, B. Foster, D. Moore, and B.D. Chepko Sade (2003). Environmental enrichment for dendrobatid frogs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 6(4): 285-299. ISSN: 1088-8705.
NAL Call Number: HV4701.J68
Descriptors: dendrobatid frogs, environmental enrichment, strategies, evaluation, care in captivity, behavior.

Jungnickel, J. (2006). Haltung und Nachzucht der Zwergwabenkroete (Pipa parva Ruthven & Gaige, 1923). [Husbandry and breeding of the dwarf toad (Pipa parva Ruthven & Gaige, 1923).]. Sauria 28(1): 27-30. ISSN: 0176-9391.
Descriptors: Pipa parva, dwarf toad, care, husbandry, breeding.
Language of Text: German; Summary in English.

Kapfer, J.M. and S.N. Jones (2002). A method for rearing and keeping the eastern tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 37(2): 25-28. ISSN: 0009-3564.
Descriptors: amphibians, tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum, care in captivity, inexpensive and easlily replicable technique, rearing, keeping.

Kinne, O., J. Kunert, and W. Zimmermann (2004). Breeding, rearing and raising the red-bellied toad Bombina bombina in the laboratory. Endangered Species Research 3: 1-13. ISSN: print: 1863-5407; online: 1613-4796.
Descriptors: Bombina bombina, red bellied toad, rearing, raising, breeding, captivity.

Lee, S., K. Zippeli, L. Ramos, and J. Searle (2006). Captive-breeding programme for the kihansi spray toad nectophrynoides asperginis at the wildlife conservation society, Bronx, New York. International Zoo Yearbook 40: 241-253. ISSN: 0074-9664.
Descriptors: amphibians, kihansi spray toad, Nectophrynoides asperginis, captive breeding program, wildlife conservation society, New York.

Lipp, H. (2004). Die "madagassischen Pfeilgiftfroesche" - Haltung und Vermehrung von Mantella. [The "Madagascan poison arrow frogs" - care and breeding of Mantella.]. Draco 5(3): 74-80 Nr 19. ISSN: 1439-8168.
Descriptors: amphibians, poison arrow frogs, Mantella breeding, care.
Language of Text: German.

Maceda Veiga, A. (2006). Bombina orientalis: the oriental firebelly toad. Reptilia GB 45: 78-82. ISSN: 1138-4913.
Descriptors: Bombina orientalis, oriental firebelly toad, captive care.

Mayer, T. (2003). The captive care and breeding of D. auratus the green and black frog. Herptile 28(4): 154-156. ISSN: 0953-2021.
Descriptors: green and black frog, Dendrobates auratus, care, breeding, captivity.

McRobert, S.P. (2003). Methodologies for the care, maintenance, and breeding of tropical poison frogs. Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science 6(2): 95-102. ISSN: 1088-8705.
NAL Call Number: HV4701.J68
Descriptors: tropical poison frogs, Anura, care, maintenance, breeding, husbandry, methodologies.

Najvar, P.A., J.N. Fries, and J.T. Baccus (2007). Fecundity of san marcos salamanders in captivity. Southwestern Naturalist 52(1): 145-147. ISSN: 0038-4909.
NAL Call Number: 409.6 So8
Descriptors: amphibians, salamanders, fecundity, captivity, 24 pairs, flow through aquaria, hatching success, breeding, eggs.

Nigl, H. and H.J. Herrmann (2005). Hornfroesche Die Arten der Gattung Ceratophrys, ihre Pflege und Zucht. [Horned frogs. The species of the genus Ceratophrys - their care and breeding.]. Aquaristik Fachmagazin and Aquarium Heute 37(5): 98-101 Nr 185. ISSN: 1437-4854.
Descriptors: amphibians, Horned frogs, genus Ceratophrys, care, breeding.
Language of Text: German.

O'Rourke, D.P. (2002). Reptiles and amphibians as laboratory animals. Lab Animal 31(6): 43-47. ISSN: print: 0093-7355; online: 1548-4475.
NAL Call Number: QL55.A1L33
Abstract: Although reptiles and amphibians have long been used in biomedical research, few in the arena understand their health and husbandry needs. The author provides an introduction to the successful maintenance of reptiles and amphibians in the laboratory environment.
Descriptors: amphibia physiology, animal husbandry, animal welfare, laboratory animals, reptiles physiology.

Palis, J.G., M.J. Aresco, and S. Kilpatrick (2006). Breeding biology of a Florida population of Ambystoma cingulatum (Flatwoods salamander) during a drought. Southeastern Naturalist 5(1): 1-8. ISSN: 1528-7092.
NAL Call Number: 409.6 So8
Descriptors: salamander, Ambystoma cingulatum, breeding biology, during drought period, Florida, USA.

Peterka, J., J. Matena, and B. Machackova (2003). Chov a odchov rakosnicek Hyperolius puncticulatus (Pfeffer, 1893). [Captive care and rearing of the yellow-spotted reed frog Hyperolius puncticulatus (Pfeffer, 1893).]. Akvarium Terarium 46(3): 60-65. ISSN: 0002-3930.
Descriptors: yellow spotted frog, Hyperolius puncticulatus, captive care, rearing, breeding, housing.
Language of Text: Czech.

Qian WeiPing (2004). Study on artificial breeding technology of toad and growth law of clumped feeding. Journal of Economic Animal 8(3): 157-160. ISSN: 1007-7448.
Descriptors: amphibians, toad, artificial breeding, technology, growth law, clumped feeding, study, rearing.
Language of Text: Chinese; Summary in English.

Rogner, M. (2006). Pfeilgiftfroesche im Terrarium. [Poison arrow frogs in the terrarium.]. DATZ 59(9): 16-20. ISSN: 0941-8393.
Descriptors: amphibians, poison arrow frogs, terrarium.
Language of Text: German; Summary in German.

Rogner, M. (2003). Der Baumhoehlen-Kroetenlaubfrosch. Pflege und Zucht von Phrynohyas resinifictrix, Goeldi, 1907. [Care and breeding of the tree frog Phrynohyas resinifictrix, Goeldi, 1907.]. Aquarium Bornheim 411: 62-68. ISSN: 0341-2709.
Descriptors: tree frog, Phrynohyas resinifietrix, care, breeding.
Language of Text: German; Summary in German.

Salewski, M. (2005). Erfolgreiche Haltung und Zucht verschiedener Farbvarianten des Erdbeerfroeschchens, Dendrobates pumilio (Dendrobatidae). [Successful care and breeding of various colour variants of the strawberry poison-dart frog, Dendrobates pumilio (Dendrobatidae).]. Amphibia 4(2): 12-18. ISSN: 0430-120X.
Descriptors: poison dart frog, Dendrobates pumilio, care, breeding, various color variants, captive care.
Language of Text: German.

Schaeffer, T. (2006). Bau eines Regenwald-Terrariums fuer Pfeilgiftfroesche. [Construction of a rain forest terrarium for poison arrow frogs.]. Draco 7(2): 59-63 Nr 26. ISSN: 1439-8168.
Descriptors: poison arrow frogs, rain forest terrarium, construction, housing, care, enrichment.
Language of Text: German.

Schiotz, A. (2004). Ynglestrategier hos Afrikas lovfroer. [Breeding strategies for African tree frogs.]. Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening 47(3): 82-85. ISSN: 0900-484X.
Descriptors: African tree frogs, breeding strategies, care, reproduction.
Language of Text: Danish; Summary in English.

Soden, S. (2005). Breeding giant wax monkey frogs: Phyllomedusa bicolor. Reptilia GB 39: 32-37. ISSN: 1138-4913.
Descriptors: giant wax monkey frogs, breeding, Phyllomedusa bicolor.

St Claire, M.B., M.J. Kennett, M.L. Thomas, and J.W. Daly (2005). The husbandry and care of dendrobatid frogs. Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science 44(6): 8-14. ISSN: 1060-0558.
NAL Call Number: SF405.5.A23
Descriptors: frogs, frog culture, laboratory animals, sexual dimorphism, sexual behavior, alkaloids, skin glands, Phyllobates, Dendrobates, Epipedobates.

Staniszewski, M. (2003). Keeping the European tree frog in captivity Hyla arborea. Reptilia GB 28: 26-28. ISSN: 1138-4913.
Descriptors: tree frog, Hyla arborea, care, captivity.

Staniszewski, M. (2002). Aneides, natural history and captive care of climbing salamanders. Reptilia GB 23: 23-27. ISSN: 1138-4913.
Descriptors: amphibians, salamander, Aneides, biological notes, care in captivity.

Vaira, M. (2005). Annual variation of breeding patterns of the toad, Melanophryniscus rubriventris (Vellard, 1947). Amphibia Reptilia 26(2): 193-199. ISSN: 0173-5373.
Descriptors: toad, Melanophryniscus rubriventris, breeding patterns, annual variation.

Voitel, S. (2003). Pflege und Zucht des asiatischen Frosches Paa exilispinosa. [Care and breeding of the Asian frog Paa exilispinosa.]. Aquaristik Fachmagazin and Aquarium Heute 35(4): 88-91 Nr 172. ISSN: 1437-4854.
Descriptors: Asian frog, Paa exilispinosa, care, breeding.
Language of Text: German.

Wilms, T., B. Kuegelgen, and T. Schreckenbach (2005). Zur Haltung, Pflege und Vermehrung des Baumhoehlen-Kroetenlaubfrosches, Trachycephalus resinifictrix (Goeldi, 1907) im Reptilium Landau. [The husbandry, care and breeding of the bone-headed tree frog Trachycephalus resinifictrix (Goeldi, 1907) in the Landau reptile house.]. Draco 6(3): 66-72 Nr 23. ISSN: 1439-8168.
Descriptors: bone headed tree frog, Trachycephalus resinifictrix, husbandry, care, breeding, Landau.
Language of Text: German.

Xiao Han Bing, Liu Jian Yi, Yang Yian Qing, and Lin Xi Zhi (2006). Artificial propagation of tank-cultured chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus). Acta Hydrobiologica Sinica 30(5): 530-534. ISSN: 1000-3207.
NAL Call Number: QH540
Descriptors: amphibians, giant salamanders, Andrias davidanus, artificial propegation, tank cultured, inducing ovulation.
Language of Text: Chinese.

Zippel, K.C. (2006). Further observations of oviposition in the Surinam Toad (Pipa pipa), with comments on biology, misconceptions, and husbandry. Herpetological Review 37(1): 60-68. ISSN: 0018-084X.
NAL Call Number: QL640.H47
Descriptors: toad, Pipa pipa, care, husbandry, egg laying, oviposition, biology, misconceptions.



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