Publications

Journal articles 

2017     Fox, S. F., E. Santoyo-Brito, and H. Núñez. LIOLAEMUS NITIDUS (Shining Tree Iguana). OCULAR SINUS BLEEDING. Herpetological Review 48:651.

2017    2017     Santoyo-Brito, E., S. Fox, and M. Anderson. Incubation temperature modifies sex ratio of hatchlings in Collared Lizards, Crotaphytus collaris. Journal of Herpetology 51:197-201. PDF

2015     Santoyo-Brito, E. and S. F. Fox. Test and evaluation of various techniques to study refuged lizards in the field. Southwestern Naturalist 60:336-339. PDF

2015    2015       Garvin, S. D.,  B. H. Noden, J. W. Dillwith, S. F. Fox, M. E. Payton, and R. W. Barker. Sylvatic infestation of reptiles of Oklahoma with immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 52:873-878. PDF

2014       Moore, D. B., D. B. Ligon, B. M. Fillmore, and S. F. Fox. Spatial use and selection of habitat in a reintroduced population of alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii). Southwestern Naturalist 59:30-37. PDF

2014       Santoyo-Brito, E., S. Fox, and H. Núñez. Predation by the Rufous-banded Miner, Geositta rufipennis, on the Lizard Liolaemus leopardinus. Boletín del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile: 63: 69-72. PDF

2014     Santoyo-Brito E., H. Núñez, and S. Fox. LIOLAEMUS BELLII (Dusky Lizard). PREDATION. Herpetological Review 45: 130-131. PDF

2013      Moore, D. B., D. B. Ligon, B. M. Fillmore, and S. F. Fox. Growth and viability of a translocated population of alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii). Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8:141-148. PDF

2012      Sasaki, K., S. F. Fox, and D. Duvall. Reproductive ecology and human caused mortality in the Japanese mamushi snake (Gloydius blomhoffii) on the northernmost main island of Japan. Journal of Herpetology 46:689-695. PDF

2012      Santoyo-Brito, E., M. L. Anderson, and S.F. Fox. An artificial nest chamber for captive Crotaphytus collaris that increases clutch success and promotes natural behavior. Herpetological Review 43:430-432. PDF

2012      Santoyo-Brito, E., and S.F. Fox. Force fed radio-transmitter technique for finding refuged lizards. The Southwestern Naturalist 57:459-460. PDF

2012      Anderson, M. L., L. A. White, and S. F. Fox. A comparison of two methods to assess territorial aggression in the lizard Uta stansburiana. Herpetological Review 44:72-77. PDF

2012      Anderson, M. L., C. N. Cavalieri, F. Rodriguez-Romero, and S. F. Fox. The differential effect of tail autotomy on sprint performance between the sexes in the lizard Uta stansburiana. Journal of Herpetology 46:648-652. PDF

2011      Pincheira-Donoso, D., S. F. Fox, J. A. Scolaro, N. Ibargüengoytía, J. C. Acosta, V. Corbalán, M. Medina, J. Boretto, H. J. Villavicencio, and D. J. Hodgson. Body size dimensions in lizard ecological and evolutionary research: exploring the predictive power of mass estimation equations in two Liolaemidae radiations. Herpetological Journal 21:35-42. PDF

2011      Cavalieri, C. N., D. T. Lynch, and S. F. Fox. Using a portable reader for non-invasive detection of PIT-tagged skinks under coverboards. Herpetological Review 42:181-184. PDF

2010      Sasaki, K., Y. Sasaki, and S. F. Fox. Endangered traditional beliefs in Japan: Influences on snake conservation. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 5:474–485. PDF

2010      Echelle, A. A., J. C. Hackler, J. B. Lack, S. R. Ballard, J. Roman, S. F. Fox, D. M. Leslie, Jr., & R. A. Van Den Bussche. Conservation genetics of the alligator snapping turtle: cytonuclear evidence of range-wide bottlenecking and unusually pronounced geographic structure. Conservation Genetics 11:1375-1387. PDF

2010      Cavalieri, C. N., and S. F. Fox. Some natural history notes on the brooding behavior and social system of two Oklahoma skinks, Plestiodon fasciatus and Plestiodon obtusirostris. Reptiles and Amphibians 17:201-205. PDF

2009      Riedle, J. D., P. A. Shipman, S. F. Fox, and D. M. Leslie, Jr. Habitat associations of aquatic turtle communities in eastern Oklahoma. Proceedings Oklahoma Academy of Science 89:19-29. PDF

2009      Murphy, A. R., M. G. Gardner, and S. F. Fox. Isolation of microsatellites via enrichment and a sequence tagged method (STM) in a South American lizard with suspected parental care, Liolaemus leopardinus. Conservation Genetics Resources. 1:13–16. PDF

2009      Karsten, K. B., L. N. Andriamandimbiarisoa, S. F. Fox, and C. J. Raxworthy. Sexual selection on body size and secondary sexual characters in two closely related, sympatric chameleons in Madagascar. Behavioral Ecology 20:1079-1088. PDF

2009      Karsten, K. B., L. Andriamandimbiarisoa, S. F. Fox, and C. J. Raxworthy. Social behavior of two species of chameleons in Madagascar: insights into sexual selection. Herpetologica 65:54-69. PDF

2009      Karsten, K. B., L. Andriamandimbiarisoa, S. F. Fox, and C. J. Raxworthy. Population densities and conservation assessments for three species of chameleons in the Toliara region of south-western Madagascar. Amphibia-Reptilia 30:341-350. PDF

2008      Wack, C. L., S. F. Fox, E. C. Hellgren, and M. B. Lovern. Effects of sex, age, and season on plasma steroids in free-ranging Texas horned lizards (Phrynosoma cornutum). Gen. Comp. Endocrin. 155:589-596. PDF

2008      Sasaki, K., S. F. Fox, and D. Duvall. Rapid evolution in the wild: changes in body size, life-history traits, and behavior in hunted Japanese mamushi snake (Gloydius blomhoffii) populations. Conservation Biology 23:93-102. PDF

2008      Riedle, J. D., P. A. Shipman, S. F. Fox, J. C. Hackler, and D. M. Leslie, Jr. Population structure of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, on the western edge of its distribution. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 7: 100–104. PDF

2008      Karsten, K. B., L. N. Andriamandimbiarisoa, S. F. Fox and C. J. Raxworthy. A unique life history among tetrapods: an annual chameleon living mostly as an egg. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105:8980-8984. (Excerpted in N.Y. Times, Discovery channel, National Geographic channel, Science News, New Scientist, Fox News, MSNBC; and featured interviews with NPR, BBC, and CBC). PDF

2008      Husak, J. F., S. F. Fox, and R. A. Van den Bussche. Faster male lizards are better defenders not sneakers. Animal Behaviour. 75:1725-1730. PDF

2008      Husak, J. F., and S. F. Fox. Sexual selection on locomotor performance. Evolutionary Ecology Research 10:213-228. PDF

2007      Moody, R. W., D. A. Endriss, E. C. Hellgren, and S. F. Fox. Studying a population of Texas Horned Lizards (Phrynosoma cornutum) in an urban/military environment. Iguana 14:8-17. PDF

2007      Endriss, D. A., E. C. Hellgren, S. F. Fox, and R. W. Moody. Demography of an urban population of the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) in central Oklahoma. Herpetologica 63: 320–331. PDF

2006      Riedle, J. D., P. A. Shipman, S. F. Fox, and D. M. Leslie, Jr. Microhabitat use, home range, and movements of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii,in Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 51:35-40. PDF

2006      Husak, J.F., J.M. Macedonia, S.F. Fox, and R.C. Sauceda. Predation cost of conspicuous male coloration in collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris): an experimental test using clay-covered model lizards. Ethology 112:572–580. PDF

2006      Husak, J. F., M. B. Lovern, S. F. Fox, and R. A. Van Den Bussche. Faster lizards sire more offspring: sexual selection on whole-animal performance. Evolution 60:2122-2130. PDF

2006      Husak, J. F., and S. F. Fox. Field use of sprint speed by collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris): compensation and sexual selection. Evolution 60:1888-1895. PDF

2006      Husak, J. F., A. K. Lappin, S. F. Fox, and J. A. Lemos-Espinal, Bite-force performance predicts dominance in male Venerable Collared Lizards (Crotaphytus antiquus). Copeia 2006:301-306. PDF

2006      Fox, S. F., A. L. Greer, R. Torres-Cervantes, and J. P. Collins. First case of ranavirus-associated morbidity and mortality in natural populations of a South American frog, Atelognathus patagonicus. Dis. Aquat. Org. 72:87-92. PDF

2005      Stark, R.C., S.F. Fox, and D.M. Leslie, Jr. Male Texas horned lizards increase daily movements and area covered in spring: evidence for mate searching polygyny? Journal of Herpetology 39:169-173. PDF

2005      Ortubay, S., V. Cussac, M. Battini, J. Barriga, J. Aigo, M. Alonso, P. Macchi, M. Reissig, J. Yoshioka, and S. Fox. Is the decline of birds and amphibians in a steppe lake of northern Patagonia a consequence of limnological changes following fish introduction? Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 16: 93-105. PDF

2005      Loehl, C., T. B. Wigley, P. A. Shipman, S. F. Fox, S. Rutzmoser, R. E. Thill, and M. A. Melchiors. Herpetofaunal species richness responses to forest landscape structure in Arkansas. For. Ecol. Manag. 209:293-308. PDF

2005      Fox, S. F., J. H. Yoshioka, M. E. Cuello, and C. Ubeda. Status, distribution, and ecology of a threatened semi-aquatic frog (Atelognathus patagonicus) of northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Copeia. 2005:920-928. PDF

2005      Cooper, W.E. Jr., L.J. Vitt, J.P. Caldwell, and S.F. Fox. Relationships among foraging variables, phylogeny, and foraging modes, with new data for nine North American lizard species. Herpetologica 61:250-259. PDF

2005      Riedle, J.D., P.A. Shipman, S.F. Fox, and D.M. Leslie, Jr. Status and distribution of the alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, in Oklahoma. Southwestern Naturalist 50:79-84. PDF

2004      Husak, J.F., J.K. McCoy, S.F. Fox, and T.A. Baird. Is coloration of juvenile male collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris) female mimicry?: an experimental test. Journal of Herpetology 38:156-160. PDF

2003      Husak, J.F. and S.F. Fox. Spatial organization and the dear enemy phenomenon in adult female collared lizards, Crotaphytus collaris. Journal of Herpetology 37:211-215. PDF

2003      Husak, J.F. and S.F. Fox. Adult male collared lizards, Crotaphytus collaris, increase aggression towards displaced neighbours. Animal Behaviour 65:391-396. PDF

2001      Cooper, W.E. Jr., L.J. Vitt, J.P. Caldwell, and S.F. Fox. Foraging modes of some American lizards: relationships among measurement variables and discreteness of modes. Herpetologica 57:65-76. PDF

2000      Stark, R.C. and S.F. Fox. Use of fluorescent powder to track horned lizards. Herpetol. Rev. 31:230-231. PDF

2000      Jones, B., S.F. Fox, D.M. Leslie, Jr., D.M. Engle, and R.L. Lochmiller. Herpetofaunal responses to brush management with herbicide and fire in the Cross Timbers. Journal of Range Management 53:154-158. PDF

2000      Fox, S.F. and J.K. McCoy. The effects of tail loss on survival, growth, reproduction, and sex ratio of offspring in the lizard Uta stansburiana in the field. Oecologia. 122:327-334. PDF

1999      Shipman, P., D.L. Crosswhite, and S.F. Fox. Diet of the Ouachita dusky salamander (Desmognathus brimleyorum) in southeastern Oklahoma. Amer. Midl. Nat. 141:398-401. PDF

1999      Crosswhite, D.L., S.F. Fox, and R.E. Thill. Comparison of methods for collecting reptiles and amphibians in upland forests of the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas. Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 79:45-50. PDF

1998      Fox, S.F., J.M. Conder, and A.E. Smith. Sexual dimorphism in the ease of tail autotomy: Uta stansburiana with and without previous tail loss. Copeia 1998:376-382. [Excerpted in Winter 1999 issue of Nature Australia] PDF

1998      Crosswhite, D.L., S.F. Fox, D.M. Leslie, Jr., and M.S. Gregory. Distribution of the Ouachita dusky salamander (Desmognathus brimleyorum) in southeastern Oklahoma. Proceedings Oklahoma Academy Science 78:11-14.

1997      McCoy, J.K., H.J. Harmon, T.A. Baird, and S.F. Fox. Geographic variation in sexual dichromatism in the collared lizard, Crotaphytus collaris, (Sauria: Crotaphytidae). Copeia. 1997:565-571. PDF

1997      Carothers, J.H., S.F. Fox, P.A. Marquet, F.M. Jaksic. Thermal characteristics of 10 Andean lizards of the genus Liolaemus in central Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 70:297-309.

1997      Baird, T.A., S.F. Fox, and J.K. McCoy. Population differences in the roles of size and coloration in intra- and intersexual selection in the collared lizard, Crotaphytus collaris: influence of habitat and social organization. Behavioral Ecology 8:506-517. PDF

1996      McCoy, J.K. and S.F. Fox. Is Barisia rudicollis (Sauria:Anguidae) arboreal? A morphological analysis. Southwest. Natur. 41:359-364. PDF

1996      Cooper, W.E., C.S. DePerno, and S.F. Fox. Prey chemical discrimination and strike-induced chemosensory searching in lizards: their absence in a crotaphytid lizard (Crotaphytus collaris) and a proposal for research in zoos. Zoo Biology 15:239-253. PDF

1994      McCoy, J.K., S.F. Fox, and T.A. Baird. Geographic variation in sexual dimorphism in the collared lizard,Crotaphytus collaris (Sauria: Crotaphytidae). Southwest. Natur. 39:328-335. PDF

1994      Fox, S.F., S.S. Perea-Fox, and R. Castro Franco. Development of the tail autotomy adaptation at high and low elevations in Mexico under disparate levels of predation. Southwest. Natur. 39:311-322. PDF

1992      McCoy, J.K. and S.F. Fox. Redescription of the Mexican lizard Barisia rudicollis [Weigman] (Sauria:Anguidae). Copeia 1992:1114-1117. PDF

1992      Heger, N.A., and S.F. Fox. Viability of lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) eggs exposed to simulated flood conditions. J. Herp. 26:338-341. PDF

1992      Fox, S.F. and T.A. Baird. The dear enemy phenomenon in the collared lizard,Crotaphytus collaris, with a cautionary note on experimental methodology. Animal Behaviour 44:780-782. PDF

1990      Medel, R. G., P. A. Marquet, S. F. Fox, and F. M. Jaksic. Depredación sobre lagartijas en Chile central: importancia relativa de atributos ecológicos y morfológicos. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 63:261-266. PDF

1990      Fox, S.F., N.A. Heger, and L.S. DeLay. Social cost of tail loss in Uta stansburiana: lizard tails as status-signalling badges. Animal Behavior 39:549-554. PDF

1989      Núñez, H. and S.F. Fox. Liolaemus puritamensis, a new species of iguanid lizard previously confused with Liolaemus multiformis (Squamata: Iguanidae). Copeia 1989:456-460. PDF

1988      Medel, R.G., J.E. Jiménez, S.F. Fox, and F.M. Jaksíc. Experimental evidence that high population frequencies of lizard tail autotomy indicate inefficient predation. Oikos 53:321-324. PDF

1987      Dorschner, K.W., S.F. Fox, M. Keener, and R.D. Eikenbary. Lotka-Volterra competition revisited: the importance of intrinsic rates of increase to the unstable equilibrium. Oikos 48:55-61. PDF

1984      Ferguson, G.W., and S.F. Fox. Annual variation of survival advantage of large juvenile side-blotched lizards, Uta stansburiana: its causes and evolutionary significance. Evolution 38:342-349. PDF

1982      Fox, S.F. and M.A. Rostker.   The social cost of tail loss in Uta stansburiana. Science 218:692-693. (Excerpted in N.Y. Times, Newsweek, New Scientist, International Wildlife, and Voice of America.) PDF

1981      Fox, S.F., E. Rose, and R. Myers. Dominance and the acquisition of superior home ranges in the lizard Uta stansburiana. Ecology 62:888-893. PDF

1978      Fox, S.F. Natural selection among behavioral phenotypes of the lizard Uta stansburiana. Ecology 59:834-847. PDF

1978      Baker, M.C., and S.F. Fox. Dominance, survival and enzyme polymorphism in dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis). Evolution 32:607-711. PDF

1978      Baker, M.C. and S.F. Fox. Differential survival in common grackles sprayed with turgitol. American Naturalist 112:675-682. PDF

1975      Fox, S.F. Natural selection among morphological phenotypes in the lizard Uta stansburiana. Evolution 29:95-107. PDF

1968      Banks, E.M., and S.F. Fox. Relative aggression of two sympatric rodents; a preliminary report. Communications in Behavioral Biology, Part A, 2:51-58

Books, book chapters and reviews 

2009      Fox, S. F. Life history and behavior. Chapter in Lizards of the American Southwest: A Photographic Field Guide (L. Jones and R. Lovich, editors). Rio Nuevo Press, Tucson, AZ.

2005      Pincheira-Donoso, D. y Núñez, H. 2005. Las especies chilenas del género Liolaemus Wiegmann, 1834 (Iguania: Tropiduridae: Liolaeminae): taxonomía, sistemática y evolución. Foreward by S. F. Fox. Publicación Ocasional del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Chile Nº 59: 7-486.

2004      Fox, S.F., P. A. Shipman, R.E. Thill, J.P. Phelps, and D.M. Leslie, Jr. Amphibian communities under diverse forest management in the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas. In Ouachita and Ozark Mountains Symposium: Ecosystem Management Research. October 26-28 1999, Hot Springs, Arkansas. J.M. Guldin, editor, pp. 164-173. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-74. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

2004      Shipman, P.A., S.F. Fox, R.E. Thill, J.P. Phelps, and D.M. Leslie, Jr. Reptile communities under diverse forest management in the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas. In Ouachita and Ozark Mountains Symposium: Ecosystem Management Research. October 26-28 1999, Hot Springs, Arkansas. J.M. Guldin, editor, pp. 174-182. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-74. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

2004      Crosswhite, D.L., S.F. Fox, and R.E. Thill. Herpetological habitat relations in the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas. In Ouachita and Ozark Mountains Symposium: Ecosystem Management Research. October 26-28 1999, Hot Springs, Arkansas. J.M. Guldin, editor, pp. 273-282. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-74. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

2004      Fox, S. F. Lizards: Windows to the Evolution of Diversity (Book Review). Copeia 2004:955-957. PDF

2003      Fox, S.F., J.K. McCoy, and T.A. Baird (eds.) Lizard social behavior. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

2003      Fox, S.F. and P.A. Shipman. Social behavior at high and low elevations: environmental release and phylogenetic effects in Liolaemus. In Lizard social behavior, S.F. Fox, J.K. McCoy, and T.A. Baird, eds., pp. 310-355. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. PDF

2003      McCoy, J.K., T.A. Baird, and S.F. Fox. Sexual selection, social behavior, and the environmental potential for polygyny. In Lizard social behavior, S.F. Fox, J.K. McCoy, and T.A. Baird, eds., pp. 149-171. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.

1983      Fox, S.F. Fitness, home range quality, and social rank in Uta stansburiana. In Lizard Ecology: Studies on a Model Organism. R.B. Huey, E.R. Pianka, and T.W. Schoener (eds), pp 149-168. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

 

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