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Submissions from 2017

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Molecular and morphological data reveal three new cryptic species of Chiasmocleis (Mehely 1904) (Anura, Microhylidae) endemic to the Atlantic Forest, Brazil, Mauricio C. Forlani, João F. R. Tonini, Carlos A. G. Cruz, Hussam Zaher, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Actaea racemosa: The slender wands of flowering Common Black Cohosh beckon us to explore woodlands, W. John Hayden

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Black Bugbane & The Blues: Interactions Between our Wildflower of the Year and the Insect World, W. John Hayden

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Sepals and Petals and Stamens—Oh, My! Or, a brief discourse on putative homologies of perianth elements of Common Black Cohosh, W. John Hayden

Submissions from 2016

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Effects of a Pyrrole-Based, Microtubule-Depolymerizing Compound on RAW 264.7 Macrophages, John A. Ciemnieckia, Clarke P. Lewis, John T. Gupton, and Krista J. Stenger

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2016 Virginia Wildflower of the Year: Downy Rattlesnake Plantain, Goodyera pubescens, W. John Hayden

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Endless Symbioses Most Intricate, W. John Hayden

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Jewels of the Orchidaceae, W. John Hayden

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Seed Dispersal: A Tale of Two Species, W. John Hayden

Submissions from 2015

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2015 Virginia Wildflower of the Year: Sweet Pepperbush, Clethra alnifolia, W. John Hayden

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Little Things Reveal the Big Picture, W. John Hayden

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Native Orchids in Winter?, W. John Hayden

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There's Much Left to Learn: Clethra's Chromosomes, W. John Hayden

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Upside-down Anthers of Clethra Stand Out, W. John Hayden

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When It Comes to Clethra: Roots Matter, W. John Hayden

Submissions from 2014

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The Neotropical Genus Austrolebias: An Emerging Model of Annual Killifishes, Nibia Berois, María J. Arezo, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Systematics of the Neotropical Genus Leptodactylus Fitzinger, 1826 (Anura: Leptodactylidae): Phylogeny, the Relevance of Non-molecular Evidence, and Species Accounts, Rafael O. de Sá, Taran Grant, Arley Camargo, W. R. Heyer, María Laura Ponssa, and Edward Stanley

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Sex Ratio Bias and Extinction Risk in an Isolated Population of Tuatara (Sphenodon Punctatus), Kristine L. Grayson, Nicola J. Mitchell, Joanne M. Monks, Susan N. Keall, Joanna N. Wilson, and Nicola J. Nelson

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A Threat to New Zealand's Tuatara Heats Up, Kristine L. Grayson, Nicola J. Mitchell, and Nicola J. Nelson

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2014 Virginia Wildflower of the Year: Coral Honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens, W. John Hayden

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Coral Honeysuckle Easy to Propagate with Cuttings, W. John Hayden

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Humming Birds: Pollination Facts and Fancy, W. John Hayden

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Oh No! Something Is Eating My Coral Honeysuckle!, W. John Hayden

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Two Honeysuckles: A Tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, W. John Hayden

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First Report of Satellite Males during Breeding in Leptodactylus latrans (Amphibia, Anura), Gabriel Laufer, Noelia Gobel, José M. Mautone, María Galán, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Evolutionary Relationships of the Critically Endangered Frog Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991 with Notes on Incorporating Previously Unsampled Taxa into Large-scale Phylogenetic Analyses, Karen Siu-Ting, David J. Gower, Davide Pisani, Roman Kassahun, Fikirte Gebresenbet, Michele Menegon, Abebe A. Mengistu, Samy A. Saber, Rafael O. de Sá, Mark Wilkinson, and Simon P. Loader

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A New Species of Chiasmocleis (Microhylidae, Gastrophryninae) from the Atlantic Forest of Espírito Santo State, Brazil, João Filipe Tonini, Maruicio Forlani, and Rafael O. de Sá

Submissions from 2013

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The Advertisement Call of the Poorly Known Leptodactylus tapiti (Anura, Leptodactylidae), Reuber Albuquerque Brandão, Guilherme Fajardo Roldão Álvares, and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Tadpole of Leptodactylus caatingae Heyer & Juncá, 2003 (Anura: Leptodactylidae): External Morphology, Internal Anatomy, and Natural History, Felipe de Madeiros Magalhães, Adrian Antonio Garda, Ralita Ferreira Amado, and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Advertisement Calls and Distribution of Two Sympatric Species of Chiasmocleis (Méhely 1904) (Anura, Microhylidae, Gastrophryninae) from the Atlantic Forest, Maruicio C. Forlani, Caio Vinicius de Mira Mendes, Iuri Ribeiro Dias, Danilo Silva Ruas, João Filipe Riva Tonini, and Rafael O. de Sá

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2013 Virginia Wildflower of the Year: Redbud, Cercis canadensis, W. John Hayden

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Commelina benghalensis New to Virginia, W. John Hayden

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Redbud Cauliflory: The Inside Story, W. John Hayden

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Redbuds and Legumes Subfamilies, W. John Hayden

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Redbud Seedpods Hold Surprises, W. John Hayden

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Redbuds Similar Around the World, W. John Hayden

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Reconstruction of Family-Level Phylogenetic Relationships within Demospongiae (Porifera) Using Nuclear Encoded Housekeeping Genes, Malcolm Hill, April L. Hill, and et. al.

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The Identity of Rana margaritifera Laurenti, 1768 (Anura, Bufonidae), Esteban O. Lavilla, Ulisses Caramaschi, José A. Langone, José P. Pombal Jr., and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Genus Odontophrynus (Anura: Odontophrynidae): A Larval Perspective, Filipe Augusto C. do Nascimento, Tamí Mott, José A. Langone, Christine A. Davis, and Rafael O. de Sá

Submissions from 2012

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Molecular Phylogeny of Microhylid Frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) with Emphasis on Relationships among New World Genera, Rafael O. de Sá, Jeffrey W. Streicher, Relebohile Sekonyela, Mauricio C. Forlani, Simon P. Loader, Eli Greenbaum, Stephen Richards, and Célio F.B. Haddad

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The Development of Dermatonotus muelleri (Anura: Microhylidae: Gastrophryninae), Marissa Fabrezi, Silvia Quinzio, Javier Goldberg, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries in the First Year: A New Introductory Integrated Science Course for STEM Majors, Lisa Gentile, Lester Caudill, Mirela Fetea, April L. Hill, Kathy Hoke, Barry Lawson, Ovidiu Z. Lipan, Michael Kerckhove, Carol A. Parish, Krista J. Stenger, and Doug Szajda

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High Prevalence of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) across Multiple Taxa and Localities in the Highlands of Ethiopia, David J. Gower, Thomas M. Doherty-Bone, Roman K. Aberra, Abebe Mengistu, Silvia Schwaller, Michele Menegon, Rafael O. de Sá, Samy A. Saber, Andrew A. Cunningham, and Simon P. Loader

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Behavioral and Physiological Female Responses to Male Sex Ratio Bias in a Pond-Breeding Amphibian, Kristine L. Grayson, Stephen P. De Lisle, Jerrah E. Jackson, Samuel J. Black, and Erica J. Crespi

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2012 Wildflower of the Year: Partridge Berry, Mitchella Repens, W. John Hayden

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Closely Paired Flowers Produce Single Fruit, W. John Hayden

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Light Management Important Factor for Partridge Berry, W. John Hayden

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Partridge Berry: Simple Beauty Belies Complexity, W. John Hayden

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Leptodactylus pentadactylus, Miriam M. Heyer, W. R. Heyer, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Soil Nematodes and Their Prokaryotic Prey Along an Elevation Gradient in The Mojave Desert (Death Valley National Park, California, USA), Amy M. Treonis, Kelsey Sutton, Brendan Kavanaugh, Archana Narla, Timothy McLlarky, Jasmine Felder, Cecilia O'Leary, Megan Riley, Alyxandr Pikus, and Sarah Thomas

Submissions from 2011

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Survival, Breeding Frequency, and Migratory Orientation in the Jefferson Salamander, Ambystoma Jeffersonianum, Stephen P. De Lisle and Kristine L. Grayson

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Life History Benefits of Residency in a Partially Migrating Pond-Breeding Amphibian, Kristine L. Grayson, Larissa L. Bailey, and Henry M. Wilbur

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2011 Wildflower of the Year: White Oak, Quercus alba, W. John Hayden

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Hybrid Oaks: Full of Vexation and Wonder, W. John Hayden

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Oak Galls: A Strange Biology Indeed!, W. John Hayden

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White Oak Part of Global Oak Presence, W. John Hayden

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Variation, Systematics, and Relationships of the Leptodactylus BolivianusComplex (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae), W. R. Heyer and Rafael O. de Sá

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RNA Interference in Marine and Freshwater Sponges: Actin Knockdown in Tethya wilhelma and Ephydatia muelleri by Ingested dsRNA Expressing Bacteria, Ajna S. Rivera, April L. Hill, and et. al.

Submissions from 2010

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Impact of Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and Biology on the Development of a New Course Integrating Five STEM Disciplines, Lester Caudill, April L. Hill, Kathy Hoke, and Ovidiu Z. Lipan

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Description of the Tadpole of Proceratophrys renalis (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) (Anura: Cycloramphidae), Filipe Augusto C. do Nascimento, Barnagleison S. Lisboa, Gabriel O. Skuk, and Rafael O. de Sá

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2010 Wildflower of the Year: Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense, W. John Hayden

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Don't Judge a Book by its Cover: The Curious Case of Wild Ginger Pollination, W. John Hayden

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One Lump or Two: How Many Wild Gingers Inhabit North America?, W. John Hayden

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Leptodactylus cunicularius, W. R. Heyer, Miriam M. Heyer, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Leptodactylus savagei, W. R. Heyer, Miriam M. Heyer, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Leptodactylus syphax, W. R. Heyer, Miriam M. Heyer, and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Identity of the Crackling, Luminescent Frog of Suriname (Rana typhonia Linnaeus, 1758) (Amphibia, Anura), E. O. Lavilla, José A. Langone, José M. Padial, and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Identification of Rana Ocellata Linnaeus, 1758. Nomenclatural Impact on the Species Currently Known as Leptodactylus ocellatus (Leptodactylidae) and Osteopilus brunneus (Gosse, 1851) (Hylidae), Esteban O. Lavilla, José A. Langone, Ulisses Caramaschi, W. Ronald Heyer, and Rafael O. de Sá

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The Identity of Zachaenus roseus Cope, 1890 (Anura: Species Inquirenda), Esteban O. Lavilla, J. J. Nuñez, F. E. Rabanal, José A. Langone, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Osteology, Natural History Notes, and Phylogenetic Relationships of the Poorly Known Caribbean Frog Leptodactylus nesiotus (Anura, Leptodactylidae), María Laura Ponssa, Michael J. Jowers, and Rafael O. de Sá

Submissions from 2009

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Granite Rock Outcrops: An Extreme Environment for Soil Nematodes?, Erin Austin, Katharine Semmens, Charles Parsons, and Amy M. Treonis

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Predicting Leptodactylus (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae) Distributions: Broad-Ranging Versus Patchily Distributed Species Using a Presence-Only Environmental Niche Modeling Technique, Miguel Fernández, Daniel Cole, W. R. Heyer, Stephen Reichle, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander) Occurrence, Kristine L. Grayson and A. M. Bloch

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Sex- and Context-Dependent Migration in a Pond-Breeding Amphibian, Kristine L. Grayson and Henry M. Wilbur

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2009 Wildflower of the Year: Skunk Cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus, W. John Hayden

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Hunker Down and Hold On: Contractile Roots Give Skunk Cabbage Another Special Trait, W. John Hayden

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Skunk Cabbage Flowers: The Heat is On, W. John Hayden

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A New Brevicipitid Species (Brevicipitidae: Callulina) from the Fragmented Forests of the Taita Hills, Kenya, Simon P. Loader, G. John Measey, Rafael O. de Sá, and Patrick K. Malonza

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The Effects of Fluorescent Tracking Powder on Oxygen Consumption in Salamanders Using Either Cutaneous or Bimodal Respiration, Sarah A. Orlofske, Kristine L. Grayson, and William A. Hopkins

Submissions from 2008

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Spots of Adult Male Red-Spotted Newts are Redder and Brighter than in Females: Evidence for a Role in Mate Selection?, Andrew K. Davis and Kristine L. Grayson

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2008 Wildflower of the Year: Virginia Spiderwort, Tradescantia virginiana, W. John Hayden

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Spiderwort is VNPS Wildflower of the Year, W. John Hayden

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Spiderworts: Not Just Another Pretty Face for Science, W. John Hayden

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A New Reproductive Mode in the Genus Melanzophryniscus Gallardo, 1961 (Anura: Bufonidae) with Description of a New Species from the State of Paraná, Brazil, José A. Langone, Magno V. Segallo, Marcos Bornschein, and Rafael O. de Sá

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What Do Students Have to Say About Ecology and Evolution? Using Podcasting to Apply Integrative Biology Themes Across the Tree of Life, Amy M. Treonis, Malcolm Hill, Theresa Dolson, Sue McGinnis, and Elizabeth Miles

Submissions from 2007

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The Tadpole of Eupsophus queulensis (Anura, Cycloramphidae), Diana R. Cárdenas-Rojas, Alberto Veloso, and Rafael O. de Sá

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Improving Natural History Research with Image Analysis: The Relationship Between Skin Color, Sex, Size and Stage in Adult Red-Spotted Newts, Andrew K. Davis and Kristine L. Grayson

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Description of the Tadpole of Leptodactylus pustulatus Peters, 1870 (Anura: Leptodactylidae), Rafael O. de Sá, Reuber Brandão, and Lorena Dall'ara Guimarães

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Designation of a Neotype for Leptodactylus gracilis (Duméril and Bibron, 1840) (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae), Rafael O. de Sá, A. Dubois, and A. Ohler

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The Tadpole of Leptodactylus notoaktites Heyer, 1978 (Anura, Leptodactylidae), Rafael O. de Sá, José A. Langone, and Magno V. Segalla

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Glow Sticks as Effective Bait for Capturing Aquatic Amphibians in Funnel Traps, Kristine L. Grayson and Andrew W. Roe

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2007 Wildflower of the Year: Atamasco Lily, Zephyranthes atamasca, W. John Hayden

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Are Hawkmoths the Mysterious Pollinators of the Jamestown Lily?, W. John Hayden

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Atamasco Lily, Zephyranthes atamasca, W. John Hayden

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Green Mulch from Invasives Offers Many Benefits, W. John Hayden

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Zephyr Lilies: Simple Beauty Belies Complex Biology, W. John Hayden

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Vascular Flora of Powhatan County, Virginia, Michael Austin Terry and W. John Hayden

Submissions from 2006

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Karyotypes of Eight Species of Leptodactylus (Anura, Leptodactylidae) with a Description of a New Karyotype for the Genus, Renata Cecília Amaro-Ghilardi, Gabriel Skuk, Rafael O. de Sá, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, and Yatiyo Yonenaga-Yassuda

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2006 Wildflower of the Year: Spicebush, Lindera benzoin, W. John Hayden

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Be Creative When Controlling Invasive Plant Species, W. John Hayden