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Revision as of 14:47, 22 October 2012

Contents

THE VERTLUNCH PAGE—FALL 2012 EDITION


This page is for use by participants in EEB 6480 Seminar in Vertebrate Biology a.k.a. VertLunch.


Faculty Instructors


In alphabetical order:

Eric Schultz (eric.schultz@uconn.edu) - Ichthyology (freshwater and marine bony fish, functional ecology, life history evolution)
Kurt Schwenk (kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (lizards/snakes, functional and evolutionary morphology)
Mark Urban (mark.urban@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (salamanders, community and landscape ecology)
Kentwood Wells (kentwood.wells@uconn.edu) - Herpetology (frogs, social behavior, communication)


Who We Are


FORTHCOMING


How to Upload a Paper to This Site


To upload a pdf use THIS FORM (note that you will be asked for username and password to access the form - contact Schultz, Schwenk or Wells to obtain)
Once you have used the form to upload a pdf file, it will email you the hypertext to copy and paste below the proper date (while in 'edit' mode). For additional help on doing this, consult the instructions for hypertext links in Help.
We've just learned why Bill left Tampa in a hurry. It's not good. Watch yourselves! He's easy to spot - he's a little runt of a guy... (click on the photo to get a better look) Photo by Tampa PD
Black racer wagging its tongue like a dog (click on pic to see animation!). Photo by T. Landberg
Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) tongue-flicking. Photo by K. Schwenk and C. Smith.
A helmeted iguana, Corytophanes hernandezii, in Belize. Photo by K. Hurme.
A spoiled domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris, in Connecticut. Photo by Evan Schultz.
Huge, slimy green reptile accompanied by an iguana. Photo by T. Landberg with K. Schwenk's camera
Tropical treefrog, Agalychnis, with hideous, parasitic growth. Photo by C. Smith
Our fearless leader. Photo by K. Schwenk
Our fearless leader after unfortunate dipnet accident. Photo by K. Schwenk
Resident ich, Dr. Eric 'Gonopodium' Schultz of UConn attended closely by resident ick of the Fenton River, Dr. 'Pierce Your Ear For You? Crayfish. Photo by K. Hurme


Papers to Download for Discussion


31 AUGUST

Kurt
A test of tail autotomy in blue-tailed lizards

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VertLunch8_31.pdf
A blue-tailed skink—the tail can be voluntarily dropped off, or 'autotomized'


7 SEPTEMBER

Jessie
How to make a sexy snake: estrogen activation of female sex pheromone in male red-sided garter snakes.

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sexy snake.pdf
A large female red-sided garter snake is swamped by smaller males upon emerging from hibernation
Warning: do NOT type the phrase "sexy snake" into google image search with your safe search off.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
Chemistry getting you down? Read a summary of this article in layman's terms HERE.
Get up-close-and-personal with a garter snake mating ball with THIS VIDEO.



14 SEPTEMBER

Johana
Allobates femoralis uses both acoustic and visual signals to communicate (i.e., it's not just about croaks)

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FrogMultimodalComm10.pdf
Allobates femoralis is a dendrobatid ('poison dart' frog, not as brightly colored as many others



21 SEPTEMBER

Jason

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Wasko & Sasa 2012.pdf
Bothrops asper, a tropical pitviper



28 SEPTEMBER

Bill

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Winkler and Van Buskirk 2012 - Venue influences on tadpoles.pdf

Supporting Information for paper

Mark has some weird photos on his website.



5 OCTOBER

Lyndsay

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GroundSquirrelTailFlagRattlesnake12.pdf
Cute little California ground squirrels
Watch out little ground squirrels! There's someone waiting for you at home...


Sometimes the snakes win...
...and sometimes they lose (in this case a Pituophis



12 OCTOBER

Sara
Baby-killing skinks!

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Maternal care in a social lizard links between female aggression.pdf


White's skink (Egernia whitii)
StopInfanticideOfBabySkinks.jpg



19 OCTOBER

Sofia

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MammHyenaProblemSolving12.pdf
HyenaMouthOpen.jpg



26 OCTOBER

diego

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dial&carrier2012.pdf

http://jeb.biologists.org/content/suppl/2012/10/07/215.21.3703.DC1/Movie3.mov
"...And I'm free, I'm free fallin'
Yeah I'm free, free fallin'..."
-Tom Petty
Babymallard.jpg



2 NOVEMBER





9 NOVEMBER



16 NOVEMBER



30 NOVEMBER



7 DECEMBER




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