Christopher A Phillips

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Research Output

2020

Characterization of Dermotheca sp. Infection in a midwestern state-endangered salamander (Ambystoma platineum) and a co-occurring common species (Ambystoma texanum)

Adamovicz, L., Woodburn, D. B., Virrueta Herrera, S., Low, K., Phillips, C. A., Kuhns, A. R., Crawford, J. A. & Allender, M. C., Mar 1 2020, In : Parasitology. 147, 3, p. 360-370 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation of environmental DNA to detect Sistrurus catenatus and Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola in crayfish burrows

Baker, S. J., Niemiller, M. L., Stites, A. J., Ash, K. T., Davis, M. A., Dreslik, M. J. & Phillips, C. A., 2020, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 12, 13-15

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Factors affecting the detection of an imperiled and cryptic species

Crawford, J. A., Dreslik, M. J., Baker, S. J., Phillips, C. A. & Peterman, W. E., May 1 2020, In : Diversity. 12, 5, 177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Mortality investigation of monitored eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Central Illinois, USA, from 2016–18

Rayl, J. M., Adamovicz, L., Stern, A. W., Vieson, M. D., Phillips, C. A., Kelly, M., Beermann, M. & Allender, M. C., Apr 2020, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 56, 2, p. 306-315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Possible implications of weather variation on reproductive phenology of european common toad in southeastern Europe

Jovanović, B., Kessler, E. J., Ilić, M., Ćorović, J., Tomašević Kolarov, N., Phillips, C. A. & Crnobrnja-Isailović, J., Jan 1 2020, In : Turkish Journal of Zoology. 44, 1, p. 44-50 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Body condition of eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) evaluated by computed tomography

DePersio, S., Allender, M. C., Dreslik, M. J., Adamovicz, L., Phillips, C. A., Willeford, B., Kane, L., Joslyn, S. & O'Brien, R. T., Jun 13 2019, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 50, 2, p. 295-302 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Combating Threats to the Eastern Massasauga with Directed Conservation Actions in Illinois

Phillips, C. A., Baker, S. J. & Dreslik, M. J., 2019, Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Monitoring Eastern Massasauga Populations Within the Carlyle Lake Region

Dreslik, M. J., Crawford, J. A., Baker, S. J. & Phillips, C. A., 2019, Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2018

A Ranavirus-associated Mass Mortality Event in an Illinois Amphibian Community [78th MWFW]

Low, K. M., Phillips, C. A., Kimble, S. J. & Allender, M. C., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Impact of Snake Fungal Disease on Population Viability

Baker, S., Dreslik, M. J. & Phillips, C. A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Investigation of multiple mortality events in eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Adamovicz, L., Allender, M. C., Archer, G., Rzadkowska, M., Boers, K., Phillips, C., Driskell, E., Kinsel, M. J. & Chu, C., Apr 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 4, e0195617.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population genetic evaluations within a co-distributed taxonomic group: a multi-species approach to conservation planning

Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Dreslik, M. J., Douglas, M. R., Thompson, D., Klut, G. M., Kuhns, A. R., Mauger, D., Kirk, D., Glowacki, G. A., Douglas, M. E. & Phillips, C. A., Apr 2018, In : Animal Conservation. 21, 2, p. 137-147 11 p.

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Ranavirus Effects on Metamorphic Salamander Body Condition and Growth in Created Wetlands

Low, K. M., Phillips, C. A., Allender, M. C., Peterman, W. E., Crawford, J. A. & Kuhns, A. R., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Temporal Patterns of Genetic Diversity in an Imperiled Population of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus)

Baker, S. J., Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Davis, M. A., Dreslik, M. J., Douglas, M. R., Douglas, M. E. & Phillips, C. A., Sep 1 2018, In : Copeia. 106, 3, p. 414-420 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

A ranavirus-associated mass mortality event in an Illinois amphibian community [JMIH]

Low, K., Allender, M. C., Phillips, C. A. & Kimble, S., 2017, 2017 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 12-16, 2017 Austin, Texas.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chytrid infection dynamics in cricket frogs on military and public lands in the midwestern United States

Crawford, J. A., Phillips, C. A., Peterman, W. E., MacAllister, I. E., Wesslund, N. A., Kuhns, A. R. & Dreslik, M. J., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. 8, 2, p. 344-352 9 p.

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Climatic and geographic predictors of life history variation in Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus): A range-wide synthesis

Hileman, E. T., King, R. B., Adamski, J. M., Anton, T. G., Bailey, R. L., Baker, S. J., Bieser, N. D., Bell, T. A., Bissell, K. M., Bradke, D. R., Campa, H., Casper, G. S., Cedar, K., Cross, M. D., DeGregorio, B. A., Dreslik, M. J., Faust, L. J., Harvey, D. S., Hay, R. W., Jellen, B. C. & 25 others, Johnson, B. D., Johnson, G., Kiel, B. D., Kingsbury, B. A., Kowalski, M. J., Lee, Y. M., Lentini, A. M., Marshall, J. C., Mauger, D., Moore, J. A., Paloski, R. A., Phillips, C. A., Pratt, P. D., Preney, T., Prior, K. A., Promaine, A., Redmer, M., Reinert, H. K., Rouse, J. D., Shoemaker, K. T., Sutton, S., VanDeWalle, T. J., Weatherhead, P. J., Wynn, D. & Yagi, A., Feb 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 2, e0172011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detection of copathogens in free-ranging eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Illinois and Tennessee

Archer, G. A., Phillips, C. A., Adamovicz, L., Band, M. R., Byrd, J. & Allender, M. C., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 48, 4, p. 1127-1134 8 p.

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Detection of ranavirus using bone marrow harvested from mortality events in eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Butkus, C. E., Allender, M. C., Phillips, C. A. & Adamovicz, L. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 48, 4, p. 1210-1214 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HYLA CINEREA (Green Treefrog)

Lodato, M. J., Gordon, N. M., Engbrecht, N. J. & Phillips, C. A., 2017, In : Herpetological Review. 48, 1, p. 119

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Impact of Snake Fungal Disease on Population Viability

Baker, S. J., Dreslik, M. J., Phillips, C. A. & Allender, M. C., 2017, 2017 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 12-16, 2017 Austin, Texas.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Local and Landscape Drivers of Amphibian Community Composition across Illinois

Kessler, E., Crawford, J., Kuhns, A. R. & Phillips, C. A., 2017, 2017 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 12-16, 2017 Austin, Texas.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prevalence of terrapene herpesvirus 1 in free-ranging eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Tennessee and Illinois, USA

Kane, L. P., Allender, M. C., Archer, G., Dzhaman, E., Pauley, J., Moore, A. R., Ruiz, M. O., Smith, R. L., Byrd, J. & Phillips, C. A., Apr 2017, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 53, 2, p. 285-295 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The First Record of an Alligator Snapping Turtle ( textitMacrochelys temminckii ) in Illinois in 30 Years

Kessler, E. J., Phillips, C. A., Ballard, S. R. & Dreslik, M. J., 2017, In : Southeastern Naturalist. 16, 3, p. N29--N35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Brownian Bridge Movement Models Using Telemetry Data: A Case Study With Eastern Box Turtles Terrapene Carolina

Kessler, E. J., Ross, J. P., Phillips, C. A. & Dreslik, M. J., 2016, Great Waters, Great Lands, Great Responsibilities: 76th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference, January 24-27, 2016, Grand Rapids Michigan.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Factors Affecting the Detection Probability and Capture Yield of an Imperiled Species ( Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists)

Dreslik, M. J., Crawford, J. A., Baker, S. J., Peterman, W. E. & Phillips, C. A., 2016, 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 6-10, 2016 New Orleans, Lousiana.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Factors Affecting The Detection Probability and Capture Yield of an Imperiled Species (Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference)

Dreslik, M. J., Crawford, J. A., Baker, S. J., Peterman, W. E. & Phillips, C. A., 2016, Great Waters, Great Lands, Great Responsibilities: 76th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference, January 24-27, 2016, Grand Rapids Michigan.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hematology and Emergence of Snake Fungal Disease in Illinois Eastern Massasaugas (Sistrurus catenatus)

Baker, S., Dreslik, M. J., Phillips, C. A. & Allender, M., 2016, 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 6-10, 2016 New Orleans, Lousiana.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hematology in an eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) population and the emergence of ophidiomyces in Illinois, USA

Allender, M. C., Phillips, C. A., Baker, S. J., Wylie, D. B., Narotsky, A. & Dreslik, M. J., Apr 2016, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 52, 2, p. 258-269 12 p.

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Long-Term Monitoring of The Eastern Massasauga in Illinois

Baker, S. J., Dreslik, M. J. & Phillips, C. A., 2016, Great Waters, Great Lands, Great Responsibilities: 76th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference, January 24-27, 2016, Grand Rapids Michigan.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microsatellite and major histocompatibility complex variation in an endangered rattlesnake, the Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Jaeger, C. P., Duvall, M. R., Swanson, B. J., Phillips, C. A., Dreslik, M. J., Baker, S. J. & King, R. B., Jun 1 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 12, p. 3991-4003 13 p.

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Multiple paternity in three wild populations of Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Stedman, A. L., Jaeger, C. P., Hileman, E. T., Jellen, B. C., Phillips, C. A., Swanson, B. J. & King, R. B., Apr 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 1, p. 160-167 8 p.

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Multiple Paternity in Three Wild Populations of Eastern Massasauga (sistrurus Catenatus)

Stedman, A. L., Jaeger, C. P., Hileman, E. T., Jellen, B. C., Phillips, C. A., Swanson, B. J. & King, R. B., 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 1, p. 160--167

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Population genetics of the Four-Toed Salamander, Hemidactylium scutatum, at local and regional scales

Berkey, A., Douglas, M. & Phillips, C. A., 2016, 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 6-10, 2016 New Orleans, Lousiana.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prevalence and Seasonality of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Along Widely Separated Longitudes Across the United States

Petersen, C. E., Lovich, R. E., Phillips, C. A., Dreslik, M. J. & Lannoo, M. J., Jun 1 2016, In : EcoHealth. 13, 2, p. 368-382 15 p.

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Sources of mortality in the endangered eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) in Illinois

Baker, S. J., Dreslik, M. J., Wylie, D. B. & Phillips, C. A., Aug 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 2, p. 335-343 9 p.

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SOURCES OF MORTALITY IN THE ENDANGERED EASTERN MASSASAUGA (SISTRURUS CATENATUS) IN ILLINOIS

Baker, S. J., Dreslik, M. J., Wylie, D. B. & Phillips, C. A., 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 2, p. 335--343

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Thermal Challenges of Overwintering Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene c. carolina) in Eastern Illinois

Low, K., Phillips, C. A., Kessler, E. & Baker, J., 2016, 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, July 6-10, 2016 New Orleans, Lousiana.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Asymmetric Introgression in a Spotted Salamander Hybrid Zone

Johnson, B. B., White, T. A., Phillips, C. A. & Zamudio, K. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Heredity. 106, 5, p. 608-617 10 p.

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Canopy cover and drought influence the landscape epidemiology of an amphibian chytrid fungus

Beyer, S. E., Phillips, C. A. & Schooley, R. L., May 1 2015, In : Ecosphere. 6, 5, p. Article 78

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Development of snake fungal disease after experimental challenge with ophidiomyces ophiodiicola in cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorous)

Allender, M. C., Baker, S., Wylie, D., Loper, D., Dreslik, M. J., Phillips, C. A., Maddox, C. & Driskell, E. A., Oct 15 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0140193.

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