Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Roy McDiarmid

Emeritus Curator (USGS)
Department / Division
Education
  • B.A., Zoology, University of Southern California (1961)
  • M.S., Biology, University of Southern California (1966)
  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Southern California (1969)
Research Interests

Systematics, behavior, ecology, and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles in the Neotropics

Publications
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  • Bonett, Ronald M., Boundy, Jeff, Burbrink, Frank T., Crother, Brian I., de Queiroz, Kevin, Frost, Darrel R., Highton, Richard, Iverson, John B., Jockusch, Elizabeth L., Kraus, Fred, Krysko, Kenneth L., Leaché, Adam D., Moriarty Lemmon, Emily, McDiarmid, Roy W., Mendelson III, Joseph R., Meylan, Peter A., Reeder, Tod W., Ruane, Sara, and Seidel, Michael E. 2017. Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, edited by Moriarty, John J. . Topeka, Kansas: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.
  • Savage, J. M. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2017. The Herpetological Contributions of Giorgio Jan (1791-1866).
  • Altig, Ronald and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2015. Handbook of larval amphibians of the United States and Canada. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Gueyr, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil. 2012. Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Fernández, Miguel, Hamilton, Healy, Reichle, Steffen, Wilson, Don E., Heyer, Ronald W., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2004. Verificando un modelo predictivo de distribución de anfibios para Bolivia.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Altig, Ronal. 1999. Tadpoles: the biology of anuran larvae. Tadpoles: the biology of anuran larvae. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Campbell, Jonathan A., and Toure, T'Shaka A. 1999. Snake species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Volume 1. Snake species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference. Volume 1. Herpetologists' League, Washington, DC.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. Measuring and monitoring biological diversity: standard methods for amphibians. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London.
  • Banks, Richard C., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Gardner, Alfred L. 1987. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U. S. Territories, and Canada.
  • Godley, J. Steve, McDiarmid, Roy W., and Bancroft, G. Thoma. 1981. Large-Scale Operations Management Test of Use of The White Amur for Control of Problem Aquatic Plants. Report no. 1, Baseline studies, Volume 5 : The Herpetofauna of Lake Conway, Florida. US Waterways Experiment Station.
Chapter
  • Frost, D. R., Lemmon, E. M., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Mendelson III, J. R. 2017. "Anura – Frogs." in Scientific and standard English names of amphibians and reptiles of North America north of Mexico, with comments regarding confidence in our understanding. 8th Edition, 2–17. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. 2012. "Appendix II. Websites of Interest." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 345–347. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. 2012. "Dealing with Associated Data. Overview." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 51–52. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Appendix 1: Selected Institutions with Significant Collections of Reptiles." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 341–344. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Preparing Reptiles as Voucher Specimens: Overview." in Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inverntory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 95–96. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Preparing Reptiles as Voucher Specimens: Overview." in Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inverntory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 95–96. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Appendix 1: Selected Institutions with Significant Collections of Reptiles." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 341–344. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Chernoff, Neil. 2012. "Studying Reptile Biodiversity." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 3–5. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Chernoff, Neil. 2012. "Studying Reptile Biodiversity." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Chernoff, Neil., 3–5. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Foster, Mercedes S. 2012. "Reptile Biodiversitu: Where do we go from here?." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J., and Chernoff, Neil., 335–340. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Foster, Mercedes S. 2012. "Reptile Biodiversitu: Where do we go from here?." in Reptile Biodiversity Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, Craig, Gibbons, J., and Chernoff, Neil., 335–340. Biodiversity Methods Handbooks. Berkeley, California: University of California Press.
  • Reynolds, Robert P. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Voucher Specimens." in Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, C., Gibbons, J. W., and Chernoff, N., 89–94. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Reynolds, Robert P. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2012. "Voucher Specimens." in Reptile Biodiversity: Standard Methods for Inventory and Monitoring, edited by McDiarmid, Roy W., Foster, Mercedes S., Guyer, C., Gibbons, J. W., and Chernoff, N., 89–94. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Altig, Ronald. 2009. "Morphology of amphibian larvae." in Amphibian Ecology and Conservation : A Handbook of Techniques, edited by Dodd, C. Kenneth., 39–53. Oxford University Press.
  • Greene, Harry W. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 2005. "Wallace and Savage: heroes, theories and venomous snake mimicry." in Ecology and evolution in the tropics: a herpetological perspective, edited by Donnelly, Maureen A., Crother, Brian I., Guyer, Craig, Wake, Marvalee H., and White, Mary E., 190–208. University of Chicago Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Donnelly, Maureen A. 2005. "The herpetofauna of the Guayana Highlands: amphibians and reptiles of the Lost World." in Ecology and evolution in the tropics: a herpetological perspective, edited by Donnelly, Maureen A., Crother, Brian I., Guyer, Craig, Wake, Marvalee H., and White, Mary E., 461–560. University of Chicago Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Savage, Jay M. 2005. "The herpetofauna of the Rincon area, Peninsula de Osa, Costa Rica, a Central American lowland evergreen forest site." in Ecology and evolution in the tropics: a herpetological perspective, edited by Donnelly, Maureen A., Crother, Brian I., Guyer, Craig, Wake, Marvalee H., and White, Mary E., 366–427. University of Chicago Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. 2003. "Preface (to the Russian translation)." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity. Standard Methods for Amphibians (Russian translation), edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., Russian translation ed. xv–xvii.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. 2001. "Prefacio de la editoria de la serie sobre la traduccion." in Medicion y Monitoreo de la Diversidad Biologica. Metodos Estandarizados para Anfibios, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., Spanish language ed. xxiii–xxv. Chubut, Argentina: Editorial Universitaria de la Patagonia.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Mitchell, Joseph C. 2000. "Diversity and distribution of amphibians and reptiles." in Ecotoxocology of Amphibians and Reptiles, edited by Sparliong, D. W., Linder, G., and Bishop, C. A., 15–69. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.
  • Altig, Ronald and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1999. "Diversity: familial and generic characterizations." in Tadpoles. The biology of anuran larvae, 295–337. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.
  • Altig, Ronald and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1999. "Body plan: development and morphology." in Tadpoles. The biology of anuran larvae, 24–51. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press.
  • Hoff, Karin vS, Blaustein, Andrew R., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Altig, Ronald. 1999. "Behavior: interactions and their consequences." in Tadpoles, 215–239.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Altig, Ronald. 1999. "Research: materials and techniques." in Tadpoles: The Biology of Anuran Larvae, 7–23. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Crombie, Ronald I., Crump, Martha L., Inger, Robert F., McDiarmid, Roy W., Reynolds, Robert P., Wilson, Don E., and Yates, Terry L. 1996. "Keys to a successful project: associated data and planning." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Mammals, 51–20. Washinton, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Reynolds, Robert P., and Crombie, Ronald I. 1996. "Permits." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods For Mammals, edited by Wilson, Don E., Cole, F. Russell, Nichols, J. D., Rudram, R., and Foster, Mercedes S., 68–69. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. and Wilson, Don E. 1996. "Data Standards." in Measuring and monitoring biological diversity.Standard methods for mammals, 56–60. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Morales, Victor R. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1996. "Annotated checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Pakitza, Manu National Park Reserve Zone, with comments on the herpetofauna of Madre de Dios, Peru." in Manu: The Biodiversity of Southeastern Peru, 503–522. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Reynolds, Robert P., Crombie, Ronald I., McDiarmid, Roy W., and Yates, T. L. 1996. "Voucher Specimens." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Mammals, edited by Wilson, Don E., Cole, F. Russell, Nichols, J. D., Rudram, R., and Foster, Mercedes S., 63–68. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Bury, R. Bruce, Corn, P. Stephen, Dodd, Jr, C. Kenneth, McDiarmid, Roy W., and Scott, Norman J., Jr. 1995. "Amphibians." in Our living resource: a report to the nation on the distribution, abendance and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems, 123–126. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Interior. National Biological Service.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1995. "Reptiles and Amphibians." in Our living resources : a report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems, edited by LaRoe, E. T., Farris, G. S., Puckett, C. E., Doran, P. D., and Mac, M. J.,., 115–118. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Biological Service.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. 1994. "Removal Sampling." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 201–206. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. 1994. "Quantitative Analysis of Amphibian Sampling Data." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 207–250. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. 1994. "Research Design for Quantitative Amphibian Studies." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 21–40. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "GIS- An Overview for Amphibian Monitoring." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 166–171. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "GIS and remote sensing techniques." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity — Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 166–171. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "GIS- An Overview for Amphibian Monitoring." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 166–171. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Hayek, Lee-Ann C. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "GIS and remote sensing techniques." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity — Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 166–171. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald. 1994. "Thread bobbins." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 153–155. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Estimating Population Size." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 183–205. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Supplemental Approaches to Studying Amphibian Biodiversity." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 143–182. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Keys to a Successful Project." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 41–73. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Glossary." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 325–327. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Index." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 351–359. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Essentials of Standardization and Quantification." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 17–39. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Literature Cited." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 329–350. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Conclusions and Recommendations." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 271–273. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Contents." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., v–viii. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S. 1994. "Preface and Introduction." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., xvii–3. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Juterbock, J. E., Sweet, S. S., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Manual GIS application for habitat specialists." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity—Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 171–175. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Juterbock, J. E., Sweet, S. S., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Manual GIS application for habitat specialists." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity—Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 171–175. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Data standards." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity—Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Heyek, L. -A C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 57–66. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Data standards." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity—Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Heyek, L. -A C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 57–66. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Amphibian Diversity and Natural History: An Overview." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 5–15. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Preparing Amphibians as Scientific Specimens." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald., 289–297. Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Reynolds, Robert P., and Crombie, Ronald I. 1994. "Permits." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 71–73. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Reynolds, Robert P., and Crombie, Ronald I. 1994. "Permits." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity: Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 71–73. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Reynolds, Robert P., Crombie, Ronald I., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Voucher specimens." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity — Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 66–71. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Reynolds, Robert P., Crombie, Ronald I., and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1994. "Voucher specimens." in Measuring and Monitoring Biological Diversity — Standard Methods for Amphibians, edited by Heyer, W. Ronald, Donnelly, Maureen A., McDiarmid, Roy W., Hayek, Lee-Ann C., and Foster, Mercedes S., 66–71. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W., Paolillo, O., and Cocroft, R. B. 1988. "Preliminary field report - herpetology. "Amphibians and Reptiles from Cerro de la Neblina"." in Cerro de la Neblina, Resultados de las Expedicion 1983–1987, edited by Brewer-Carias., 665–670. Caracas, Venezuela: Editorial Sucre.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1983. "Rhinophrynus dorsalis (Alma de Vaca, Sapo Borracho, Mexican Burrowing Toad)." in Costa Rican Natural History, 419–421. Univ. Chicago Press.
  • Foster, Mercedes S. and McDiarmid, Roy W. 1983. "Stemmadenia donnell-smithii (Huevos de Caballo, Cojones de Chancho)." in Costa Rican Natural History, 328–329. Univ. Chicago Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1983. "Centrolenella fleischmanni (Ranita de Vidrio, Glass Frog)." in Costa Rican Natural History, 389–390. Univ. Chicago Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1983. "Centrolena [Centrolene] fleischmanni (ranita de vidrio, glass frog)." in Costa Rican natural history, edited by Janzen, D. H., 389–390. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press.
  • McDiarmid, Roy W. 1978. "Evolution of parental care in frogs." in The Development of Behavior: Comparative and Evolutionary Aspects, 127–147.

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