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2011. Long Term Study of the Herpetofauna of Wallops Island, VA:  Climate Change Might Make It Really Short. Oral presentation to the Bloomsburg Biology Department, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. (Local)

2011. Female Reproductive Biology of the Eastern Box Turtle, (Terrapene c. carolina) in Letterkenny Army Depot, Franklin County, South-Central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 38th Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kansas. (Regional)

2011. The Hurricane Toad: Activity Patterns and Reproduction of the Eastern Spadefoot Toad (Scaphiopus holbrookii) in West-Central Florida. Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 38th Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kansas. (Regional)

2011. (with Dr. Walter Meshaka).  Snake Assemblage Structures in the Letterkenny Army Depot, in South-Central Pennsylvania.  Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 38th Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kansas. (Regional)

2011. (with Dr. Walter Meshaka and William Humbert).  Ecology of the American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) in a Northern Allegheny Forest in Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 38th Annual Meeting, Wichita, Kansas. (Regional)

2011. (with Alexander Eckman). Survey of Snakes in Natural Islands in an Urban and Agricultural Landscape Directly Flanking the Shippensburg University Campus. Oral Presentation to the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting, in Altoona, PA. (State)

2011. (with Laurel Campbell and Justin Wissler). Some Life History Traits of the Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer) in Cumberland County, South Central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting, in Altoona, PA. (State)

2010. (with Naim Edwards and Dr. Walter Meshaka).  Seasonal Activity, Reproductive Cycles, and Growth of the Pickerel Frog, Lithobates palustris (LeConte, 1825), From Pennsylvania.  Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 37th Annual Meeting, Topeka Zoo, Topeka, Kansas. (Regional)

2010. Frogs, Turtles, and Snakes, Oh my! From Florida to Pennsylvania, My Journey in Herpetofauna Conservation - Ranas, Tortugas, y Serpientes, Vaya!: Desde Florida a Pennsylvania, Mi Sendero en la Conservación de la Herpetofauna. Oral Presentation (in Spanish) to the Asociación de Naturalistas del Sureste, Murcia, SPAIN (International)

2010. Research at the Marine Science Consortium: From Ghost Crabs to Mighty Black Rat Snakes.  Oral Presentation to the Marine Science Consortium Open House, Wallops Island, Virginia. USA. (Regional)

2010. (with Dr. Walter Meshaka).  Variability in snake assemblage structure at sites in the Letterkenny Army Depot in south-central Pennsylvania.  Oral Presentation to the Joint Meeting of the Herpetologists’ League, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.  Providence, Rhode Island, USA. (International)

2009. (with Dr. Walter Meshaka).  Summer racers, some are not: Seasonal activity patterns of snakes at Letterkenny Army Depot in south-central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 36th Annual Meeting, Olathe. Kansas. (Regional)

2009. (with Dr. Walter Meshaka).  Variability in snake assemblage structure at sites in the Letterkenny Army Depot in south-central Pennsylvania.  Oral Presentation to the Kansas Herpetological Society 36th Annual Meeting, Olathe. Kansas, (Regional)

2008. (with Hock, L.B., Richardson, J.N. , and McCann).  HPLC analysis of tetrodotoxin production in Notophthalmus viridescens.  Undergraduate Poster Presentation to the National American Chemical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (International)

2008. (with K. Tarasan) Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) Morphology and Incidence of Disease in an Anthropogenically Modified Area: Letterkenny Army Depot, South-Central Pennsylvania.. Oral Presentation to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Annual Meeting, in Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. USA.

2008. (with K. L. Waisanen) Movement of Gravid Female Eastern Box Turtles, Terrapene carolina carolina, in Response to Precipitation and Temperature.. Poster Presentation to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Annual Meeting, in Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA. USA.

2007. (With K. Tarasan) Demography and morphology of the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene c. carolina) in a partly agriculturally disturbed habitat, Letterkenny Army Depot, South-Central Pennsylvania. Oral presentation to the 3rd Box Turtle Conservation and Ecology Workshop Edgewater, Maryland. USA.

2006. Natural history of the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) in an anthropogenically impacted area: LEAD, South Central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Joint Meeting of the Herpetologists’ League, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA..

2005. Between a Rocket and a Hard Place: The Herpetofauna of LEAD, South Central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Joint Meeting of the Herpetologists’ League, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Tampa, Florida, USA.

2005. (with Lacey Conrad) Transepidermal water loss in shed snake skin from aquatic and terrestrial snakes. Oral Presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences. Radisson Inn, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA.

2005. (with Matthew Rach) Thermoregulation in gravid timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) at basking sites in North Central Pennsylvania. Oral Presentation to the Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences. Radisson Inn, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA.

2003. Fossorial preferences of Three West Central Florida treefrogs: Implications for conservation. Oral Presentation to the Joint Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.  Manaus, Brazil.

2003. Spatial and Temporal mechanisms affecting anuran population fluctuations in Florida sandhill habitats. With Brian J. Halstead, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy.  Oral Presentation to the Joint Meeting of the Herpetologists’ League, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.  Manaus, Brazil.

 

Publications

Meshaka, E. Walter Jr. and Pablo R., Delis. 2010. Clutch Sizes in Two Populations of the Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis), in Pennsylvania. Reptiles and Amphibians 17: 206-208

Delis, Pablo R., R. S. Stewart, and C. Kindlin. 2010. The Herpetofauna of Letterkenny Army
Depot, South-Central Pennsylvania: A Starting Point to the Long-Term Monitoring and Management of Amphibians and Reptiles. Journal of Kansas Herpetology 34: 11-16.

Stewart, Richard L. Jr., Pablo R. Delis, and Craig M. Kindlin. 2008. An inventory of the small mammals of Letterkenny Army Depot, Franklin county Pennsylvania. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences 81(2):59-65.

Delis, Pablo R. and H. R. Mushinsky. 2005. Human Disturbance and Florida Anurans. In Walter E. Meshaka, Jr. and Kimberly J. Babbitt, Editors, Status and Conservation of Florida Amphibians and Reptiles. Krieger Press. Pages 15-22.

Delis, Pablo R. and P. E. Sutton. 2005. Cnemidophorus sexlineatus (Six-Lined Racerunner). Behavior. Herpetological Review. 36(2): 173.

Nelson R. T., B. J. Cochrane, P. R. Delis and D. Te Strake.  2002. Basidioboliasis in anurans in Florida.  Journal of Wildlife Disease 38(2): 463-467. 

Jansen, K. P., A. P. Summers, and P. R. Delis.  2001.  Spadefoot toads (Scaphiopus holbrookii  holbrookii) in an urban landscape: effects of non-natural substrates on burrowing in adults and  juveniles. Journal of Herpetology 35:141-145.

Christman, S. P., C. A. Young, S. Gonzalez, K. Hill, G. Navratil, and P. R. Delis.  2000.  New Records of Amphibians and Reptiles from Hardee County, Florida.  Herpetological review  31: 116-117.  

Delis, Pablo R., Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy.  1996.  Decline of some west-central Florida anuran populations in response to habitat degradation.  Biodiversity and Conservation  5: 1579-1595. 

Delis, Pablo R. and Adam P. Summers.  1996.  Note on the Barking Treefrog  (Hyla gratiosa)  Reproduction in West Central Florida.  Herpetological Review 27: 25-26

Summers, A. P. and P. R. Delis.  1994.  Burrowing Performance and Kinematics in the Eastern Spadefoot Toad, Scaphiopus holbrookii.  American Zoologist, index: 34/b-14A.

 


Pablo Delis, PhD
Associate Professor

Ph. -  717-477-1092
FAX -  717-477-4064

e-mail -  prdeli@ship.edu

My areas of interest include vertebrates, population, biology, morphology, behavior, evolution and conservation.

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Nov - 16 - 2008