Karen R Lips
Affiliation: Southern Illinois University
- Emerging infectious disease and the loss of biodiversity in a Neotropical amphibian communityKaren R Lips
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 62901 6501, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3165-70. 2006..The high virulence and large number of potential hosts of this emerging infectious disease threaten global amphibian diversity...
- Predicted disease susceptibility in a Panamanian amphibian assemblage based on skin peptide defensesDouglas C Woodhams
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University, A5301 Medical Center North, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
J Wildl Dis 42:207-18. 2006..This supports the hypothesis that B. dendrobatidis is a generalist pathogen and that species possessing an innate immunologic defense at the time of disease emergence are more likely to survive...
- Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection patterns among Panamanian amphibian species, habitats and elevations during epizootic and enzootic stagesForrest M R Brem
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois 62901 6501, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 81:189-202. 2008..Variation among species, microenvironmental conditions, and the length of coexistence with Bd may contribute to observed differences in prevalence of Bd and in population response...
- Riding the wave: reconciling the roles of disease and climate change in amphibian declinesKaren R Lips
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS Biol 6:e72. 2008....
- Energy flow and subsidies associated with the complex life cycle of ambystomatid salamanders in ponds and adjacent forest in southern IllinoisKurt J Regester
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901 6501, USA
Oecologia 147:303-14. 2006..94, P<0.05, n = 5). These results are important in understanding the multiple functional roles of salamanders and the impact of amphibian population declines on ecosystems...
- Fine scale gene flow and individual movements among subpopulations of Centrolene prosoblepon (Anura: Centrolenidae)Jeanne M Robertson
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, USA
Rev Biol Trop 56:13-26. 2008..322, p = 0.065), even within the same drainage network. Lowland populations of C. prosoblepon potentially act as an important source of colonists for upland populations in this watershed...
- Biodiversity. Confronting amphibian declines and extinctionsJoseph R Mendelson
Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
Science 313:48. 2006
- Alternative views of amphibian toe-clippingW Chris Funk
Nature 433:193. 2005