† Equal Contribution; * Undergrad Mentorship

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Rautsaw RM, Hofmann EP, Margres MJ, Holding ML, Strickland JL, Mason AJ, Rokyta DR, Parkinson CL. Intraspecific sequence variation and gene expression contribute little to venom diversity in the Sidewinder Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286(1906). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0810


Rautsaw RM†, Hofmann EP†, Strickland JL, Holding ML, Hogan MP, Mason AJ, Rokyta DR, Parkinson CL. 2018. Comparative venom-gland transcriptomics and venom proteomics of four Sidewinder Rattlesnake (Crotalus cerastes) lineages reveal little differential expression despite individual variation. Scientific Reports 8: 15534. DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-33943-5


Martin SA, Rautsaw RM, Bolt MR, Parkinson CL, Seigel RA. 2018. Estimating the response of wildlife communities to coastal dune construction. Ocean & Coastal Management 161(1): 31-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.04.021


Rautsaw RM, Martin SA, Lanctot K*, Vincent BA*, Bolt MR, Seigel RA, Parkinson CL. On the road again: Assessing the use of roadsides as wildlife corridors for Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Journal of Herpetology 52(2): 136-144. DOI: 10.1670/17-013


Rautsaw RM, Martin SA, Vincent BA*, Lanctot K*, Bolt MR, Seigel RA, Parkinson CL. 2018. Stopped dead in their tracks: The impact of railways on Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) movement and behavior. Copeia 106(1): 135-143. DOI: 10.1643/CE-17-635


Martin SA, Rautsaw RM, Robb F, Bolt MR, Parkinson CL, Seigel RA. 2017. Set AHDriFT: Applying game cameras to drift fences for surveying herpetofauna and small mammals. The Wildlife Society Bulletin 41(4): 804-809. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.805


Martin SA, Rautsaw RM, Bolt MR, Parkinson CL, Seigel RA. 2017. Adapting coastal management to climate change: Mitigating our shrinking shorelines. The Journal of Wildlife Management 81(6): 982-989. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21275


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Natural History

Rautsaw RM, Holding ML, Strickland JL, Castañeda-Gaytán JJ, García-González FC, Castañeda-Gaytán JG, Borja M, Parkinson CL. 2018. Hypsiglena tanzeri (Tanzer’s Night Snake): Geographic Distribution. Herpetological Review 49(2): 287.


Rautsaw RM, Yanick CJ*, Medina S*, Parkinson CL, Martin SA, Bolt MR. 2016. Gopherus polyphemus (Gopher Tortoise): Predation. Herpetological Review 47(3): 447-448.


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Other Publications

Rautsaw RM. 2017. The paths less traveled: Movement of Gopher Tortoises along roads and railways. MS Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL USA. Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 5705.


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Manuscripts in Review or Preparation

Rautsaw RM, Martin SA, Bolt MR, Seigel RA, Parkinson CL. Combining hierarchical distance sampling with occupancy modeling to measure population density from indirect signs. (in review at Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management)