Vol 5, No 1 (1998)

Proceedings of the First Asian Herpetological Meeting. Part 1

Edited by N. Ananjeva, Er-mi Zhao, T. Papenfuss,
and B. Tuniyev.

Published June 25, 1998.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note PDF
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The Biology and Conservation of Asian Amphibians and Reptiles

The Ecological and Behavioral Research of Andrias davidianus and its protection PDF
Wen-fa Cheng 2-4
Skin Resistance to Water Loss in Viperid Snakes PDF
Razi Dmi’el 5-9
Foam Gland and Chemical Analysis of the Foam of Polypedates leucomystax (Gravenhorst 1829) (Anura: Rhacophoridae) PDF
K. Kabisch, Hans-Werner Herrmann, P. Klossek, H. Luppa, K. Brauer 10-14
Reproduction of Shinisaurus crocodilurus Ahl., 1930 at the Moscow Zoo PDF
Sergei V. Kudryavtsev, Dmitri B. Vassiliev 15-16
Notes on the Reproductive Biology of Rare Asian Ratsnake (Elaphe persica) PDF
Sergei V. Mamet, Sergei V. Kudryavtsev 17-19
Conservation-Oriented Herpetological Research in Israel PDF
Yehudah L. Werner, Eliezer Frankenberg, Eyal Shy 20-26
Preliminary Study of Lipid Fatty Acid Composition in the Chinese Alligator (Alligator sinensis) PDF
Yanmao Zhou, Xiaomei Xie, Zhengdong Zhang, Guosheng Wang, Chaolin Wang 27-28

Systematics, Faunistic, and Morphology

The Skull Structure of Some Arid Asian Agamids of Phrynocephalus Genus (Agamidae, Sauria) PDF
Natalia B. Ananjeva 29-35
Morphological Adaptations for Egg-Eating in the Snake Elaphe davidi Sauvage 1884 PDF
Notker Helfenberger, Beat Schätti 36-42
Karyotype of the Chinese Endemic Species Boiga kraepelini Stejneger (Colubridae) PDF
Mei-Hua Huang, You-jin Yang, Xingfu Xie, Yun-Fang Qu 43
Sexual Dimorphism and Reproduction in the Grass Lizard Takydromus septentrionalis PDF
Xiang Ji, Wenhui Zhou, Xiaodong Zhang, Huiqing Gu 44-48
Survey of Amphibians of Mengla County, Xishuang Banna, Southern Yunnan Province PDF
Kou Zhi-tong 49-50
Two New Species of Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam with a Redescription of Leptobrachium chapaense PDF
Amy Lathrop, Robert W. Murphy, Nikolai L. Orlov, Cuc Thu Ho 51-60
A New Species of Mountain Stream Snake, Genus Opisthotropis Gunther, 1872 (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae), from the Tropical Rain Forests of Southern Vietnam PDF
Nikolai L. Orlov, Ilya S. Darevsky, Robert W. Murphy 61-64
Comparison of Karyotypes of Four Toads of the Genera Bufo and Torrentophryne of China PDF
Ding-qi Rao, Da-tong Yang, Rui-fang Wang 65-69
A New Species of Sinonatrix (Serpentes: Colubridae) of China with Preliminary Survey on Sinonatrix PDF
Ding-qi Rao, Da-tong Yang 70-73
Report on Fauna of Amphibians and Reptiles from Eastern Kopet Dag in Turkmenistan PDF
Boris S. Tuniyev, Chary Atayev, Sakhat Shammakov 74-81
Surveys of Snakes in Deqing County, Guangdong Province, China PDF
Rui-guang Xie, Zhi-huan Liu, Shi-mu Qiu, Wei-rong Zheng, Jian-Xing Nie, Wo-hong Ma 82
Description of the Distinct Pit Viper of Genus Ermia (Serpentes: Viperidae) of China PDF
Fu-ji Zhang 83-84
Studies of Snakes of the Jiangsu Province PDF
Shou-chang Zou, Cai-fa Chen 85-88