Jachowski, C.M.B, Millspaugh, J.J. , and Hopkins, W.A. in press. Current land use is a poor predictor of hellbender occurrence: Why assumptions matter when predicting distributions of data deficient species. Diversity and Distributions.
Coe, B.H., Drewett, D.V., and Jachowski, C. M.B. *G 2016. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis (Eastern Hellbender). Terrestrial Movement. Herpetological Review 47(1): 99-‐100.
Hopkins, W.A., Fallon, J.A.*G, Beck M, Coe BH*G, and Jachowski C.M.B*G .2016. Haematological and immunological characteristics of eastern hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) infected and co-‐infected with endo-‐ and ectoparasites. Conservation Physiology. 4: doi:10.1093/conphys/cow002
Steen, D. A.*P, Van Dyke, J. U. *P, Dziadzio, M. C., Parker, T. D., Vogel, H. J., Webb, K. Q., and Hopkins W. A. Kinosternon subrubrum (Eastern Mud Turtle). Geographic Distribution. Herpetological Review: in press.
Hepp, GR, SE DuRant, and WA Hopkins. 2015. Influence of incubation temperature on offspring phenotype and fitness in birds. In: Nests and Eggs: Incubating New Ideas about Avian Reproduction, D.C. Deeming and S.J. Reynolds (eds). Oxford University Press.
DuRant, S.E., Hopkins, W.A., Davis, A.K., and Romero, L.M. 2015. Evidence of ectoparasite-induced endocrine disruption in an imperiled giant salamander, the eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis). Journal of Experimental Biology 218:2297-304.
Landler L. , Painter, M.S., Youmans, Hopkins, W.A. and Phillips, J.B. 2015. Spontaneous magnetic alignment by yearling snapping turtles: rapid association of radio frequency dependent pattern of magnetic input with novel surroundings. PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124728.
Beck, M.L., Hopkins, W.A. , Jackson, B.P, and Hawley, D.M. 2015. The effects of a remediated fly ash spill and weather conditions on reproductive success and offspring development in tree swallows. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187:119.
Steen, D.A., Van Dyke, J.U. , Jackson, B.P., and Hopkins, W.A., 2015. Reproduction and hatchling performance in freshwater turtles associated with a remediated coal fly-ash spill. Environmental Research 138: 38 – 48.
Coe, B.H., Beck, M.L., Chin, S.Y., Jachowski, C.B. and Hopkins, W.A., 2015. Local variation in weather conditions influences incubation behavior and temperature in a passerine bird. Journal of Avian Biology 46: 1-10.
Carter, A.W., Hopkins, W.A. Moore, I.T., and DuRant, S.E., 2014. Influence of incubation recess patterns on incubation period and hatchling traits in wood ducks (Aix sponsa). Journal of Avian Biology 45(3) 273-279.
Van Dyke, J.U., Steen, D.A., Jackson, B.P., and Hopkins, W.A., 2014. Maternal transfer and embryonic assimilation of trace elements in freshwater turtles after remediation of a coal fly-ash spill. Environmental Pollution 194:38-49
Hopkins, W.A., Moser, W.E., Garst, D.W., Richardson, D.J., Hammond, C.I. and Lazo-Wasem, E.A., 2014. Morphological and molecular characterization of a new species of leech (Glossiphoniidae, Hirudinida): Implications for the health of its imperiled amphibian host (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis). ZooKeys 378: 83–101. **COVER PHOTO
Beck M.L., Hopkins, W.A., Hallagan, J.J., Jackson, B.P., and Hawley, D.M., 2014. Exposure to residual concentrations of elements from a remediated coal fly ash spill does not adversely influence stress and immune responses of nestling tree swallows. Conservation Physiology 2: doi:10.1093/conphys/cou018.
Steen, D.A., Hopkins, B.C., Van Dyke, J.U., and Hopkins, W.A., 2014. Prevalence of Ingested Fish Hooks in Freshwater Turtles from Five Rivers in the Southeastern United States. PLoS ONE 9:e91368.
S. E. DuRant, A. W. Carter, R. J. Denver, G. R. Hepp, and W. A. Hopkins. 2014. Are thyroid hormones mediators of incubation temperature-induced phenotypes in birds? Biol Lett 2014 10: 20130950.
Eskew, E.A., B.Todd, W.A.Hopkins. 2014. Extremely low prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in Eastern Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) in southwest Virginia, USA. Herpetological Review 45:425-427.