Craig Guyer


Education: Ph.D. , University of Miami, FL

Research interests: Herpetology, Tropical Ecology, Biogeography

Recent Publications

Wines, M.P., V.M. Johnson, B. Lock, F. Antonio, J.C. Godwin, E.M. Rush, and C. Guyer. 2015. Optimal husbandry of hatchling Eastern Indigo Snakes (Drymarchon couperi) during a captive head-start program. Zoo Biology (DOI: 10.1002/zoo.21205)

Murray, C.M., C.D. McMahan, J.L. Dobie, and C. Guyer. 2014. Cranial variation amongst independent lineages of the alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii). J. Zoolog. Syst. Evol. Res. 52:305-311.

Tuberville, T.L., B.D. Todd, S.M. Hermann, W.K. Michener, and C. Guyer. 2014. Survival, demography, and growth of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) from three study sites with different management histories. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:1151-1160.

McGuire, J.L., L.L. Smith, C. Guyer, J.M. Lockhart, G.W. Lee, and M.J. Yabsley. 2014. Effects of mycoplasmal upper-respiratory tract disease on movement and thermoregulatory behavior of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in Georgia, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50:745-756.

Alix, D.A., C.J. Anderson, J.B. Grand, and G. Guyer. 2014. Evaluating the effects of land use on headwater wetland amphibian assemblages in coastal Alabama. Wetlands 34:917-926.

Guyer, C., S.M. Hermann, and V.M. Johnson. 2014. Social Behavior. Pp. 102-109 In D.M. Rostal, H.R. Mushinsky, and E.A. McCoy. (eds.), Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Steen, D.A., C.J.W. McClure, W.B. Sutton, D.C. Rudolph, J. B. Pierce, J.R. Lee, L.L. Smith, B.B Gregory, D.L. Baxley, D.J. Stevenson, and C. Guyer. 2014. Copperheads are common when kingsnakes are not: Relationships between the abundances of a predator and one of their prey. Herpetologica 70:69-76.

Oberbauer, S.F., C. Guyer, V. Paniagua, D. Dierick, and M.A. Donnelly. 2014. Norops pentaprion (Lichen Anole). Directed aerial descent. Herpetological Review 44:677-678.

Steen, D.A., C.J.W. McClure, J.C. Brock, D.C. Rudolph, J. B. Pierce, J.R. Lee, W.J. Humphries, B.B Gregory, W.B. Sutton, L.L. Smith, D.L. Baxley, D.J. Stevenson, and C. Guyer. 2014. Snake co-occurrence patterns are best explained by habitat and hypothesized effects of interspecific interactions. Journal of Animal Ecology 83:286-295.

Stiles, S., J. Stiles, J.C. Godwin, C. Jenkins, E.M. Rush, B. Lock, V.M. Johnson, M. Wines, and C. Guyer. 2013. Repatriation of eastern indigo snakes to conservation lands in South Alabama, USA. Pp. 37-41 in P.S. Soorae (ed.) Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2013. Further case studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, UAE: Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi.

Paemelaere, E.A.D., C. Guyer, and F.S. Dobson. 2013. The role of microhabitat in predation on females with alternative dorsal patterns in a small Costa Rican anole (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Revista de Biologica Tropical 61:887-895.

Steen, D.A., L.R. Smith, G. Smith, M. Conner, A. Litt, S. Pokswinski, and C. Guyer. 2013. Response of Aspidoscelis sexlineata (six-lined racerunner) to habitat restoration in fire-suppressed Pinus palustris (longleaf pine) sandhills. Restoration Ecology 21:457-463.

Deitloff, J., V.M. Johnson, and C. Guyer. 2013. Bold colors in a cryptic lineage: Do Eastern Indigo Snakes exhibit color dimorphism? PLOS One 8(5):e64538.

Nicholson, K.E., B.I. Crother, C. Guyer, and J.M. Savage. 2012. It is time for a new classification of Anolis (Squamata: Dactyloidae). Zootaxa 3477:1-108.

Guyer, C., V.M. Johnson, and S.M. Hermann. 2012. Effects of population density on patterns of movement and behavior of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Herpetological Monographs 26:122-134.

Guyer, C. and M.A. Donnelly. Permanent Plots. 2012. Pp. 226-227 In R.W. McDiarmid, M.S. Foster, C. Guyer, J.W. Gibbons, and N. Chernoff (eds.), Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring. University of California Press.

Graham, S.P., H.K. Hassan, T. Chapman, G. White, C. Guyer, and T.R. Unnasch. 2012. Serosurveillance of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Amphibians and Reptiles from Alabama, USA. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 86:540-544.