Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes Chapters and Authors

Co-editors:

Robert D. Aldridge

Department of Biology

Saint Louis University

St. Louis MO 63103

David M. Sever

Department of Biological Sciences

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA 70402

Chapter 1: History of Reproductive Studies on Snakes – G. Nilson

Göran Nilson

Professor in Systematics and Biodiversity

Senior Curator of Vertebrates

Göteborg Natural History Museum (www.gnm.se)

Göteborg, Sweden

Chapter 2: Classification and Phylogeny of Snakes - F. Burbrink and B. Crother

Frank T. Burbrink

Biology Department

College of Staten Island/CUNY

Staten Island, New York 10314

Brian I. Crother

Department of Biologicl Sciences and

Assistant Dean, College of Science and Technology

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA 70402

Chapter 3: Morphological Evolution and Molecular Phylogenies – M.S.Y. Lee and J. D. Scanlon

Michael S. Y. Lee

Earth Sciences Section

Science Centre Building - South Australian Museum (SAM)

North Terrace

Adelaide 5000, Australia

John D. Scanlon,

Riversleigh Fossil Centre,

Outback at Isa

Mt Isa, QLD 4825

Chapter 4: Oogenesis, Fertilization, and Early Development - M. White

Mary White

Department of Biological Sciences

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA 70402

Chapter 5: Evolution of Placentation and Viviparity – D. Blackburn and J. Stewart

Daniel G. Blackburn

Department of Biology

Trinity College

Hartford CT 06106

James R. Stewart

Department of Biological Sciences

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN 37614

Chapter 6: The Testis and Spermatogenesis - K. Gribbins

Kevin Gribbins

Biology Department

Wittenberg University

Springfield OH, 45501

Chapter 7: Hormones and Reproduction in Free-Ranging Snakes– E. Taylor and D. DeNardo

Emily Taylor

Biological Sciences

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Dale DeNardo

School of Life Sciences

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Chapter 8: Neuroendorcrine control of Reproduction in Snakes – R. Krohmer

Randolph Krohmer

Science Department

Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Illinois 60655

Chapter 9: Female Reproductive Anatomy: Oviducts and Cloaca - D. Siegel, A. Miralles, R. Chabarria and R. Aldridge

Dustin S. Siegel

Department of Biology

Saint Louis University

St. Louis MO 63103

Aurélien Miralles

Laboratoire Populations, Génétique & Evolution

CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex

France

Ryan E. Chabarria

Department of Life Sciences-Marine Biology

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX, USA

Robert D. Aldridge

Chapter 10: Male Urogenital Ducts and Cloacal Anatomy - S. Trauth and D. Sever

Stanley E. Trauth

Department of Biological Sciences

Arkansas State University

State University, AR 72467

David M. Sever

Chapter 11: The Sexual Segment of the Kidney – R. Aldridge, D. Siegel, B. Jellen

Robert D. Aldridge, Ph.D.

Dustin S. Siegel

Benjamin C. Jellen

Department of Biology

Saint Louis University

St. Louis MO 63103

Chapter 12: Reproductive Cycles of Snakes – T. Mathies

Tom Mathies

National Wildlife Research Center

Fort Collins, CO 80521

Chapter 13: Pheromones in Snakes - R. Mason and M. R. Parker

Robert T. Mason

Department of Zoology

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

M. Rockwell Parker

Department of Zoology

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331

Chapter 14: Paternity Patterns in the Ophidia - B. Jellen and R. Aldridge

Benjamin C. Jellen

Robert D. Aldridge

Chapter 15: Factors Affecting Offspring Size in Snakes – N. Ford and R. Siegel

Neil B. Ford

Department of Biology

The University of Texas at Tyler

Tyler, TX 75799

Richard Siegel

Department of Biological Sciences

Towson University

Towson, MD 21252

Chapter 16: The role of IGF1 in Snake Reproduction - A. Sparkman, N. Ford and A. Bronikowski

Amanda Sparkman

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa 50011

Neil Ford

Anne Bronikowski

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa 50011

Chapter 17: The evolution of semelparity. – X. Bonnet

Xavier Bonnet

Centre d'Etudes Biologiques de Chizé

Villiers-en-Bois

79360 Beauvoir-Sur-Niort

France