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Accession 11-040

Heyer, W. Ronald

W. Ronald Heyer Papers, 1896-2010

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Heyer, W. Ronald
Title: W. Ronald Heyer Papers
Dates: 1896-2010
Quantity: 5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 11-040
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of papers documenting the career of W. Ronald Heyer, curator at the National Museum of Natural History. Heyer's research focuses on the systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Neotropical amphibians. Materials include data, correspondence, photographs, clippings, maps, illustrations, notes, and related materials for publication. Some materials are in electronic format. Also included is a small amount of materials from former curators Leonhard Stejneger, Doris M. Cochran, and James A. Peters.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of papers documenting the career of W. Ronald Heyer, curator at the National Museum of Natural History. Heyer's research focuses on the systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Neotropical amphibians. Materials include data, correspondence, photographs, clippings, maps, illustrations, notes, and related materials for publication. Some materials are in electronic format.

Also included is a small amount of materials from former curators Leonhard Stejneger, Doris M. Cochran, and James A. Peters.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-040, W. Ronald Heyer Papers

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Materials from the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles

Divisional Library/SIL (Smithsonian Institution Libraries) Conflict

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Secretary Adams Correspondence

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Neotropical Lowlands Research Program: Annual Report, FY 1987 and Proposed Budget, FY 1988

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Neotropical Lowlands Research Program: Initial Proposals for Amazon Ecosystems Program, Subsequently Modified to Neotropical Lowlands Research Program

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Neotropical Lowlands Research Program: Correspondence and Proposal for Amazonian Ecosystems Research Program

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Brazil Dam Survey Project

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Brazilian Academy of Sciences Review of Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Program Research Projects

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SI Parking Fiasco, May/June 1986

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Vertebrate Zoology Curatorial Workshop Fiasco, 1989

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Ecuador ARCO Well Site Inventory

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Leonhard Stejneger: Correspondence and Data (3 folders)

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Spencer F. Baird/Waldo L. Schmitt Correspondence

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Doris M. Cochran: Original Illustrations

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Doris M. Cochran: Correspondence and Miscellanea

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James A. Peters: General Correspondence

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James A. Peters: European Museum Collection Notes

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James A. Peters: Neotropical Squamata Materials - Correspondence, data, original illustrations (5 folders)

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James A. Peters: Liotyphlops, Typhlops Data and Correspondence

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James A. Peters: (Retranscribed?) Field Notes for Ecuadorian Frogs

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James A. Peters: Atelopus Publication Materials - Correspondence, data, analyses, original illustrations, first draft of manuscript (20 folders)

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P.E. Vanzolini and W.R. Heyer. 1985. The American herpetofauna and the Interchange. Pages 475-487 in F.G. Stehli and S.D. Webb (eds.), The Great American Biotic Interchange. Plenum Press: New York. Background information, drafts, correspondence.

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K. Yanek, W.R. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. 2006. Genetic Resolution of the enigmatic Lesser Antilliean distribution of the frog Leptodactylus validus (Anura, Leptodactylidae). South American Journal of Herpetology, 1(3): 192-201. Correspondence, draft manuscript, data.

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A. Camargo, W.R. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. 2006. Phylogenetic analyses of mtDNA sequences reveal three cryptic lineages in the widespread neotropical frog Leptodactylus fuscus (Schneider, 1799) (Anura, Leptodactylidae). Data, analyses, draft, correspondence.

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A. Camargo, W.R. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. 2009. Phylogeography of the frog Leptodactylus validus (Amphibia: Anura): Patterns and timing of colonization events in the Lesser Antilles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 53: 571-579. Data, analyses, draft, correspondence.

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Research Papers: Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles - Correspondence and data

2000. Heyer, W.R., and A.S. Thompson. Leptodactylus rugosus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (708): 1-5.

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2001. Heyer, W.R., and M.M. Heyer. Leptodactylus lithonaetes. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (723): 1-3.

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2002. Heyer, W.R., and M.M. Heyer. Leptodactylus elenae. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (742): 1-5.

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2002. Heyer, W.R., R.O. de Sa, and S. Muller. Leptodactylus silvanimbus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (743): 1-3.

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2003. Heyer, M.M., W.R. Heyer, S. Spear, and R.O. de Sa. Leptodactylus mystacinus. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (767): 1-11.

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2004. Heyer, W.R., and M.M. Heyer. Leptodactylus furnarius. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (785): 1-5. (includes electronic records)

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2006. Heyer, W.R., and M.M. Heyer. Leptodactylus knudseni. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (807): 1-12.

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2006. Heyer, W.R., and M.M. Heyer. Leptodactylus natalensis. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (808): 1-5. (includes electronic records)

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2006. Heyer, M.M., W.R. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. Leptodactylus fragilis. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (830): 1-26.

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2008. Heyer, W.R., M.M. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. Leptodactylus cunicularius. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (845): 1-5.

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2010. Heyer, W.R., M.M. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. Leptodactylus savagei. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (867): 1-19. (includes electronic records)

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2010. Heyer, W.R., M.M. Heyer, and R.O. de Sa. Leptodactylus syphax. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles, (868): 1-9.

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Research Papers - Correspondence and data

Heyer, W.R., A.S. Rand, C.A. da Cruz, and O.L. Peixoto. 1988. Decimations, extinctions, and colonizations of frog populations in southeast Brazil and their evolutionary implications. Biotropica, 20 (3): 230-235.

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Heyer, W.R. 1988. On frog distribution patterns east of the Andes. Pages 245-273 in P.E. Vanzolini and W. Ronald Heyer (eds.), Proceedings of a Workshop on Neotropical Distribution Patterns Held 12-16 January 1987. Academia Brasileira de Ciencias: Rio de Janeiro. Grid data for paper.

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Heyer, W.R. 1999. A new genus and species of frog from Bahia, Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) with comments on the zoogeography of the Brazilian campos rupestres. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112 (1): 1-18.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Correspondence.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Data obtained from Canary I.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Data obtained from Canary II.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Data and analyses.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Preliminary analyses.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. First draft of manuscript.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Manuscript reviews.

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Heyer, W.R., and Y.R. Reid. 2003. Does advertisement call variation coincide with genetic variation in the genetically diverse frog taxon currently known as Leptodactylus fuscus (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae)? Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 75 (1): 39-54. Manuscript submitted for publication and electronic files for figures. (includes electronic records)

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Heyer, W.R., and F.A. Junca. 2003. Leptodactylus caatingae, a new species of frog from eastern Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116 (2): 317-329. Correspondence.

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Heyer, W.R., and F.A. Junca. 2003. Leptodactylus caatingae, a new species of frog from eastern Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116 (2): 317-329. Data and analyses.

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Heyer, W.R., and F.A. Junca. 2003. Leptodactylus caatingae, a new species of frog from eastern Brazil (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 116 (2): 317-329. Original and review copies of manuscript.

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Heyer, W.R., and R.I. Crombie. 2005. Leptodactylus lauramiriamae, a distinctive new species of frog (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) from Rondonia, Brazil. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 118 (3): 590-595.

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Heyer, W.R., R.O. de Sa, and A. Rettig. 2005. Sibling species, advertisement calls, and reproductive isolation in frogs of the Leptodactylus pentadactylus species cluster (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Russian Journal of Herpetology, 12 (Supplement): 35-39.

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Ponssa, M.L., and W.R. Heyer. 2007. Osteological characterization of four putative species of the genus Adenomera (Anura: Leptodactylidae), with comments on intra- and interspecific variation. Zootaxa, (1403): 37-54.

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Fernandez, M., D. Cole, W.R. Heyer. S. Reichle, and R.O. de Sa. 2009. Predicting Leptodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) distributions: Broad-ranging versus patchily distributed species using a presence-only environmental niche modeling technique. South American Journal of Herpetology, 4 (2): 103-116. Correspondence.

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Fernandez, M., D. Cole, W.R. Heyer, S. Reichle, and R.O. de Sa. 2009. Predicting Leptodactylus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae) distributions: Broad-ranging versus patchily distributed species using a presence-only environmental niche modeling technique. South American Journal of Herpetology, 4 (2): 103-116. Data and review correspondence. (includes electronic records)

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Garcia Perez, L., and W.R. Heyer. 1993. Description of the advertisement call and resolution of the systematic status of Leptodactylus gracilis delattini Muller, 1968 (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 106 (1): 51-56.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Correspondence.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Review and submission materials.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Call analyses.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Materials I.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Materials II.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. Materials III.

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Heyer, W.R. 1994. Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri complex of frogs (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (546): iv-124. First Draft.

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Hayek, L.-A.C., and W.R. Heyer. 2003. Adaptive cluster sampling for amphibians. Frogleg, (55): 2-3.

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de Sa, R.O., W.R. Heyer, and S. Muller. 2005. On the enigmatic distribution of the Honduran endemic Leptodactylus silvanimbus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Pages 81-101 in M.O. Donnelly et al. (eds.), Ecology and Evolution in the Tropics: A Herpetological Perspective. University of Chicago Press. Information and correspondence. (includes electronic records)

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de Sa, R.O., W.R. Heyer, and S. Muller. 2005. On the enigmatic distribution of the Honduran endemic Leptodactylus silvanimbus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Pages 81-101 in M.O. Donnelly et al. (eds.), Ecology and Evolution in the Tropics: A Herpetological Perspective. University of Chicago Press. Measurement coding.

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de Sa, R.O., W.R. Heyer, and S. Muller. 2005. On the enigmatic distribution of the Honduran endemic Leptodactylus silvanimbus (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae). Pages 81-101 in M.O. Donnelly et al. (eds.), Ecology and Evolution in the Tropics: A Herpetological Perspective. University of Chicago Press. Data and analyses.

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de Sa, R.O., W.R. Heyer, and A. Camargo. 2006 ("2005"). A phylogenetic analysis of Vanzolinius Heyer, 1974 (Amphibia: Anura: Leptodactylidae): Taxonomic and life history implications. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 63 (4): 707-726.

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Crombie and Heyer. 1983. Leptodactylus longirostris (Anura: Leptodactylidae): Advertisement call, tadpole, ecological and distributional notes. Revista Brasileira de Biologia, 43 (3): 291-296.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 1995-2000.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 2001.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 2002.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 2003.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 2004.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 37: 269-348. Correspondence, 2005.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. Inter-unit discriminant function analyses. Data used for determining diagnostic comparisons for table 23.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. Inter-unit discriminant function analyses.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. L. pentadactylus group standard sheets.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. Miscellaneous items.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. Manuscript drafts, corrections, etc. I.

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Heyer. 2005. Arquivos de Zoologia, 73: 269-348. Manuscript drafts, corrections, etc. II.

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Heyer. 1998. Alytes, 16: 1-24. First draft and reviews.

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Heyer. 1998. Alytes, 16: 1-24. Data and analyses.

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Maxson and Heyer. 1998. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, (41): 1-13. Correspondence.

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Maxson and Heyer. 1998. Fieldiana: Zoology, New Series, (41): 1-13. Data, drafts, etc.

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Heyer. 1997. Vanzolinius. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110: 338-365. Manuscript and miscellaneous.

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Heyer. 1997. Vanzolinius. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110: 338-365. Morphological analyses.

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Heyer. 1997. Vanzolinius. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110: 338-365. Measurement and call analyses.

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Heyer and Scott. 2006. Herpetological Natural History, 9: 189-194. Leptodactylus laticeps advertisement call.

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Reanalysis of Larson and de Sa larval chondrocranial manuscript data.

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Heyer and Caramaschi. Leptodactylus typi cus problem.

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Spanish translation, Medicion y Monitereo de la Diversidad Biologica. Metodos Estandarizados para Anfibios. 1995-1998.

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Spanish translation, Medicion y Monitereo de la Diversidad Biologica. Metodos Estandarizados para Anfibios. 1999-2003.

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Cycloramphus duseni types.

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Heyer and Hardy. 1991. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 104: 436-447. Eleutherodactyls lacrimosus assembly new species. Correspondence.

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Heyer and Hardy. 1991. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 104: 436-447. Eleutherodactyls lacrimosus assembly new species. Data.

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Cardoso and Heyer. 1995. Alytes, 13: 67-76. Leptodactylus syphax seismic signals.

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Heyer and Munoz. 1999. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 112: 1-18. Eleutherodactylus crepitans and description of a new species of Eleutherodactylus. (includes electronic records)

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Heyer. 1995. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108: 695-716. South American rocky habitat Leptodactylus. Correspondence and manuscript.

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Heyer. 1995. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108: 695-716. South American rocky habitat Leptodactylus. Data.

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Heyer. 1995. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 108: 695-716. South American rocky habitat Leptodactylus. Data and analyses.

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Heyer. 1998. Alytes, 16: 1-24. The relationships of Leptodactylus diedrus. Data, analyses, correspondence.

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Hayek and Heyer. 2005. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 77: 45-76. Determining sexual dimorphism in frog measurement data. Review copy.

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Hayek and Heyer. 2005. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 77: 45-76. Determining sexual dimorphism in frog measurement data. Correspondence.

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Hayek and Heyer. 2005. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 77: 45-76. Determining sexual dimorphism in frog measurement data. Data and analyses I.

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Hayek and Heyer. 2005. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 77: 45-76. Determining sexual dimorphism in frog measurement data. Data and analyses II.

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Hayek and Heyer. 2005. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 77: 45-76. Determining sexual dimorphism in frog measurement data. Data and analyses III.

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Heyer, de Sa, McCranie, and Wilson. 1996. Herpetological Natural History, 4: 169-174. Leptodactylus silvanimbus. Manuscript and data.

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Heyer. 2000. Journal of Herpetology, 34: 150-153. Lectotype of Cystignathus hylodes.

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Dubois and Heyer. 1992. Copeia, 1992: 584-585. Leptodactylus labialis, the valid name for the American White-Lipped Frog (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae).

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Heyer and Carvalho. 2000. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 113: 284-290. Calls and calling behavior of Leptodactylus natalensis.

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Heyer and Gascon. 1995. Journal of Herpetology, 29: 304-307. Ischnocnema quixensis and Phyzelaphryne miriamae.

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Heyer and Morales. 1995. Amphibia-Reptilia, 16: 91-92. Call of Leptodactylus griseigularis.

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Heyer. 1994. Journal of Herpetology, 28: 497-499. Hyla benitezi.

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Camargo, de Sa, and Heyer. 2006. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 87: 325-341. Three cryptic lineages in Leptodactylus fuscus.

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Savage and Heyer. 1997. Herpetological Review, 28: 131. Refinement of digital webbing formulae for frogs.

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