western spadefoot toad

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Alias: western spadefoot, pelobates cultripes

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  1. ncbi Hormonal correlates of environmentally induced metamorphosis in the Western spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus hammondii
    R J Denver
    Department of Biology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109 1048, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 110:326-36. 1998
  2. ncbi Responses of toad tadpoles to ammonium nitrate fertilizer and predatory stress: differences between populations on a local scale
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos CSIC UCLM JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1440-6. 2011
  3. ncbi Differences in susceptibility to Saprolegnia infections among embryonic stages of two anuran species
    María José Fernández-Benéitez
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidad de Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Oecologia 165:819-26. 2011
  4. ncbi Influence of ammonium nitrate on larval anti-predatory responses of two amphibian species
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Universidad de Salamanca, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Campus Unamuno, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Aquat Toxicol 99:198-204. 2010
  5. ncbi Intraspecific and interspecific tolerance to copper sulphate in five Iberian amphibian species at two developmental stages
    E García-Muñoz
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Universidad de Jaen, Campus de las Lagunillas s n, 23071, Jaen, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 59:312-21. 2010
  6. ncbi Fossorial but widespread: the phylogeography of the common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus), and the role of the Po Valley as a major source of genetic variability
    Angelica Crottini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Biologia, Sezione di Zoologia e Citologia, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Mol Ecol 16:2734-54. 2007
  7. ncbi Influence of developmental stage on sensitivity to ammonium nitrate of aquatic stages of amphibians
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca 37007, Spain
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:105-11. 2006
  8. ncbi Mitochondrial phylogeny of Anura (Amphibia): a case study of congruent phylogenetic reconstruction using amino acid and nucleotide characters
    Carmela Gissi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Universita di Milano, Via Celoria, 26 20133 Milano, Italy
    Gene 366:228-37. 2006
  9. ncbi Roles of stress hormones in food intake regulation in anuran amphibians throughout the life cycle
    Erica J Crespi
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 141:381-90. 2005
  10. ncbi Archaeobatrachian paraphyly and pangaean diversification of crown-group frogs
    Kim Roelants
    Biology Department, Unit of Ecology and Systematics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Syst Biol 54:111-26. 2005

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  1. ncbi Hormonal correlates of environmentally induced metamorphosis in the Western spadefoot toad, Scaphiopus hammondii
    R J Denver
    Department of Biology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109 1048, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 110:326-36. 1998
    ..the developmental response to pond drying, I analyzed changes in endocrine activity in tadpoles of the Western spadefoot toad (Scaphiopus hammondii) exposed to experimental water volume reduction in the laboratory...
  2. ncbi Responses of toad tadpoles to ammonium nitrate fertilizer and predatory stress: differences between populations on a local scale
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos CSIC UCLM JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1440-6. 2011
    ..2?mg N-NH?4(+)/L) and predator stress on larval Western spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes), using adult caged male marbled newts (Triturus marmoratus) as predators...
  3. ncbi Differences in susceptibility to Saprolegnia infections among embryonic stages of two anuran species
    María José Fernández-Benéitez
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidad de Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Oecologia 165:819-26. 2011
    ..the species of Saprolegnia responsible for infections of embryos of natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) and Western spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes) in mountainous areas of Central Spain...
  4. ncbi Influence of ammonium nitrate on larval anti-predatory responses of two amphibian species
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Universidad de Salamanca, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Campus Unamuno, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
    Aquat Toxicol 99:198-204. 2010
    ..a first experiment, we chronically exposed Iberian painted frog (Discoglossus galganoi) and spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes) tadpoles to environmentally relevant concentrations of ammonium nitrate...
  5. ncbi Intraspecific and interspecific tolerance to copper sulphate in five Iberian amphibian species at two developmental stages
    E García-Muñoz
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Universidad de Jaen, Campus de las Lagunillas s n, 23071, Jaen, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 59:312-21. 2010
    ..understanding, individuals of five amphibian species (Bufo bufo, Epidalea calamita, Discoglossus jeanneae, Pelobates cultripes, and Pelophylax perezi) at Gosner developmental stages 19 and 25 were exposed to different copper sulphate ..
  6. ncbi Fossorial but widespread: the phylogeography of the common spadefoot toad (Pelobates fuscus), and the role of the Po Valley as a major source of genetic variability
    Angelica Crottini
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Biologia, Sezione di Zoologia e Citologia, Via Celoria 26, 20133 Milan, Italy
    Mol Ecol 16:2734-54. 2007
    ..fuscus. Using the Afro-European vicariance of Pelobates cultripes and Pelobates varaldii and applying Bayesian dating we estimated the divergence of these phylogeographical ..
  7. ncbi Influence of developmental stage on sensitivity to ammonium nitrate of aquatic stages of amphibians
    Manuel E Ortiz-Santaliestra
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca 37007, Spain
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:105-11. 2006
    ..observed in sensitivity to ammonium nitrate as a function of developmental stage in Discoglossus galganoi, Pelobates cultripes, and Bufo calamita. In D. galganoi and P...
  8. ncbi Mitochondrial phylogeny of Anura (Amphibia): a case study of congruent phylogenetic reconstruction using amino acid and nucleotide characters
    Carmela Gissi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie, Universita di Milano, Via Celoria, 26 20133 Milano, Italy
    Gene 366:228-37. 2006
    ..nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial genomes of two archaeobatrachian species, Ascaphus truei and Pelobates cultripes, were determined anew...
  9. ncbi Roles of stress hormones in food intake regulation in anuran amphibians throughout the life cycle
    Erica J Crespi
    Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 141:381-90. 2005
    ..the responses of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and corticosterone to food deprivation in the Western spadefoot toad (Spea hammondii) at three developmental stages: premetamorphic tadpole, prometamorphic tadpole, and ..
  10. ncbi Archaeobatrachian paraphyly and pangaean diversification of crown-group frogs
    Kim Roelants
    Biology Department, Unit of Ecology and Systematics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Syst Biol 54:111-26. 2005
    ..This observation outlines the potential significance of this breakup event in the formation of separate Mesozoic faunal assemblages in both hemispheres...
  11. ncbi Ontogeny of corticotropin-releasing factor effects on locomotion and foraging in the Western spadefoot toad (Spea hammondii)
    Erica J Crespi
    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    Horm Behav 46:399-410. 2004
    ..effects of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and corticosterone (CORT) on foraging and locomotion in Western spadefoot toad (Spea hammondii) tadpoles and juveniles to assess the behavioral functions of these hormones throughout ..
  12. ncbi Impact of ammonium nitrate on growth and survival of six European amphibians
    Manuel E Ortiz
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno, Salamanca 37007, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 47:234-9. 2004
    ..amphibians: sharp-ribbed salamander (Pleurodeles waltl), Iberian painted frog (Discoglossus galganoi), western spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes), common toad (Bufo bufo), natterjack toad (Bufo calamita), and common tree frog (..
  13. ncbi Higher thyroid hormone receptor expression correlates with short larval periods in spadefoot toads and increases metamorphic rate
    Amy R Hollar
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 173:190-8. 2011
    ..from the desert spadefoot toads Scaphiopus couchii and Spea multiplicata and their non-desert relative Pelobates cultripes and measured their mRNA levels in tails using quantitative PCR in the absence (premetamorphosis) or ..

Research Grants3

  1. Hormone and Activity-Dependent Neural Gene Expression
    Robert Denver; Fiscal Year: 2007
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