My publications

Below is a list of my publications in near chronological order from oldest to newest; they include peer-reviewed articles, survey reports and articles related to various aspects of herpetological research in magazines or non-peer reviewed media.

Published Research

1. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2014). Evaluation of great crested newt and smooth newt populations at Bar Hill Crematoirum. Cambridgeshire Bird Report 2013, 87, 156-161.
2. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2015). Cambridgeshire Amphibian Survey Report 2014. Nature in Cambridgeshire, 57, 101-108.
3. Stark, T., Viernum, S., Allain, S., Spiller, M. & Reeves, V. (2015). Crowdfunding for Chytrid 2.0 (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) in Belgium. Froglog, 116, 20.
4. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2016). Lamination as a method of preserving reptile sloughs. The Herpetological Bulletin, 138, 29-30.
5. Allain, S. J. R. & Smith, L. T. (2016). Newt mortalities on an urban cycle path. The Herpetological Bulletin, 138, 27-28.
6. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2017). Cambridgeshire Amphibian Survey Report 2015. Nature in Cambridgeshire, 59, 35-44.
7. Allain, S. J. R., Smith, L. T. & Miller, G. J. (2017). Introduced non-native amphibians and reptiles in Cambridgeshire 2010-2016. Nature in Cambridgeshire, 59, 44-50.
8. Allain, S., Stark, T. & Viernum, S. (2017). An Update on Crowdfunding for Chytrid 2.0. FrogLog, 118, 29.
9. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2017). A case of xanthochromism in the common frog (Rana temporaria). The Herpetological Bulletin, 139, 39-40.
10. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2017). Using call playbacks to investigate a population of non-native midwife toads Alytes obstetricans (Laurenti, 1768) in Cambridge, UK. The Herpetological Bulletin, 140, 28-30.
11. Allain, S. J. R. & Smith, L. T. (2017). New records of paedomorphic smooth newts (Lissotriton vulgaris) at a site in Cambridgeshire, U.K. The Herpetological Bulletin, 141, 40.
12. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2017). Monitoring a Non-native Amphibian in Cambridge, UK. FrogLog, 119, 36-37.
13. Allain, S. J. R. (2017). The use of roadside gabions as refugia by reptiles in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Captive & Field Herpetology, 1(1), 7-9.
14. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2017). Absence of chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in an introduced population of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in Cambridge, UK. The Herpetological Bulletin, 142, 40-41.
15. Allain, S. J. R. (2018). Comments on the Swabbing of Anuran Tadpoles for the Detection of Infectious Diseases. FrogLog, 120, 18.
16. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2018). The absence of the amphibian chytrid fungi in the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) from an introduced population in Cambridge, UK. Herpetology Notes, 11, 451-454.
17. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2018). Cambridge Amphibian Survey Report 2016. Nature in Cambridgeshire, 60, 31-36.
18. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2018). New records of Palmate Newts (Lissotriton helveticus) in Cambridge. Nature in Cambridgeshire, 60, 36-37.
19. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2018). Digital measuring spoons, another instrument in the field herpetologist’s tool-box? The Herpetological Bulletin, 144, 26-27.
20. Cunningham, O. K. E. & Allain, S. J. R. (2018). A Description of the Successful Hatching of the Fijian Banded Iguana (Brachylophus bulabula) and Observations on Vermiculite Moisture. Captive & Field Herpetology. 2(1), 12-15.
21. Allain, S. J. R. (2018). In the shadow of mammals: the use of camera traps to investigate the basking behaviour of Agama mwanzae in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. The Herpetological Bulletin. 145, 19-21.
22. Allain, S. J. R. & Goodman, M. J. (2018). The Defense Mechanism of Kuhl’s Stream Frog (Limnonectes cf. kuhlii). Reptiles & Amphibians. In Press.
23. Allain, S. J. R. & Bateman, T. C. B. (2018). Ixodid Ticks on Oertzen’s Rock Lizard (Anatololacerta oertzeni) on Ikaria, Greece, with Notes on the Island’s Reptiles. Reptiles & Amphibians. In Press.
24. Allain, S. J. R. & Mattea, R. G. (2018). An observation of extreme necrosis in the Italian wall lizard (Podarcis sicula). Reptiles & Amphibians. In Press.
25. Bray, I. H. & Allain, S. J. R. (2018). Are squash boxes necessary? The use of dorsal photographs to determine snout-vent lengths of slow worms(Anguis fragilis). Reptiles & Amphibians. In Press.
26. Allain, S. J. R. (2018). Comments on the collection of buccal swabs from amphibians. FrogLog. In Press.
27. Allain, S. J. R., Gandola, R. & Wilkinson, J. W. W. (2018). One or multiple origins of midwife toads in the UK? FrogLog. In Press.

Magazine Articles

1. Allain, S. J. R. (2016). A brief introduction to a Cambridge herpetologist. GOES, 1, 12.
2. Allain, S. J. R. (2016). Amphibian Extinction Crisis. GOES, 2, 7-8.
3. Allain, S. J. R. (2017). How you can get involved with amphibian and reptile conservation. GOES, 3, 19-20.
4. Allain, S. J. R. (2017). Using ImageJ to measure the lengths of amphibians and reptiles. GOES, 5, 7.
5. Allain, S. J. R. (2018). The making of an amphibian conservation biologist. BES Bulletin, 49(1), 64-65.

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