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Chatfield MWH, LeClair G, Dunckel, K, Frederick CA (In press) Home range and movement patterns in a Maine population of Wood Turtles

           (Glyptemys insculpta)

Honan C, Hopkins III JB, Chatfield MWH (2024) Evidence of handedness in turtles. Ecosphere 15:e4716

LeClair GD, Chatfield MWH (2024) A high-frequency erythristic population of Eastern Red-backed Salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) in

          Kennebec County, Maine. Northeastern Naturalist 31:N1–N3

Hopkins III JB, Frederick CA, Yorks D, Pollock E, Chatfield MWH (2023) Advancing forensic chemical analysis to classify wild and captive wood 

          turtles. Diversity 15:1056

Chatfield MWH, LeClair G, Howell HJ, Frederick CA (2023) Demography and viability of a central Maine population of wood turtles

          (Glyptemys insculpta). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 22:58-67

Chatfield MWH, Frederick CA, LeClair GD, Wantman TM (2022) Glyptemys insculpta: Long distance movement. Herpetological Review


Hopkins III JB, Frederick CA, Yorks D, Pollock E, Chatfield MWH (2022) Forensic application of stable isotopes to distinguish between wild 

          and captive turtles. Biology 11:1728

Bates AE…Chatfield MWH…et al. (2021) Diverse Human-Nature Interactions Revealed by the Global COVID-19 Lockdown. Biological

          Conservation 263:109175

LeClair GD, Chatfield MWH, Wood Z, Parmelee JR, Frederick CA (2021) Influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on amphibian road mortality. 
         Conservation Science and Practice 3:e535
Enbody ED, Boersma J, Johns JA, Chatfield MWH, Ketaloya S, Baldassarre DT, Hazlehurst J, McGowen O, Schwabl H, Karubian J (2019) Social

          organization and breeding biology of the white-shouldered fairy-wren Malurus alboscapulatus. EMU–Austral Ornithology 119:274-285
Brannelly LA, Chatfield MWH, Sonn J, Robak M, Richards-Zawacki CL (2018) Fungal infection has sublethal effects in a lowland subtropical

          amphibian population. BMC Ecology 18:34
Drabeck DH, Chatfield MWH, Richards-Zawacki CL (2014) The status of Louisiana’s diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) populations in

          the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Insights from population genetic and contaminant analyses. Journal of Herpetology 48:125-

Brannelly LA, Chatfield MWH, Richards-Zawacki CL (2013) Visual implant elastomer tags are an unreliable method of identification in adult

          anurans. Herpetological Journal 23:125-129
Chatfield MWH, Brannelly LA, Robak MJ, Freeborn L, Lailvaux SP, Richards-Zawacki CL (2013) Sublethal fitness consequences of infection by

          Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in northern leopard frogs (Lithobates pipiens). EcoHealth 10:90-98
McMahon TA, Brannelly LA, Chatfield MWH, Johnson PTJ, Joseph MB, McKenzie VJ, Richards-Zawacki CL, Vesesky MD, Rohr JR (2013)

          Chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has non-amphibian hosts and releases chemicals that cause pathology in the absence

          of infection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110:210-215
Chatfield MWH, Moler P, Richards-Zawacki CL (2012) The amphibian chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in fully aquatic

          salamanders from southeastern North America. PLoS One 7:e44821
Brannelly LA, Chatfield MWH, Richards-Zawacki CL (2012) Field and laboratory studies of the susceptibility of the green treefrog (Hyla cinerea)

          to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection. PLoS One 6:e38473
Chatfield MWH, Richards-Zawacki CL (2011) Elevated temperature as a treatment for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in captive

          frogs. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 94:235-238
Chatfield MWH, Kozak KH, Fitzpatrick BM, Tucker PK (2010) Differential introgression in a salamander hybrid zone: inferences from genetic

          data and ecological niche modeling. Molecular Ecology 19:4265-4282 
Chatfield MWH, Rothermel BB, Brooks C, Kay J (2009) Detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians from the Great Smoky

          Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, USA. Herpetological Review 40:176-179
Semlitsch RD, Ryan TJ, Hamed K, Chatfield M, Drehman B, Pekarek N, Spath M, Watland A (2007) Salamander abundance along road edges

          and within abandoned logging roads in Appalachian forests. Conservation Biology 21:159-167

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