Christopher A Phillips

1992 …2019
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Research Output 1992 2019

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 1 2019, In : Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 50, 2, p. 295-302 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Animal Shells
Turtles
computed tomography
body condition
Tomography
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

Ranavirus
amphibians
genes
Ambystoma
monitoring

Impact of Snake Fungal Disease on Population Viability

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

fungal disease
snake
viability
population viability analysis
vortex
Ambystoma
salamanders and newts
amphibians
infection
skin (animal)

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. A., Driskell, E., Kinsel, M. J. & Chu, C., Apr 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, e0195617.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turtles
Pathogens
Conservation
turtles
Health

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 1 2018, In : Animal Conservation. 21, 2, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conservation planning
population genetics
gene flow
conservation status
endangered species

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

Ranavirus
salamanders and newts
body condition
wetlands
amphibians

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

Sistrurus catenatus
population size
effective population size
inbreeding
heterozygosity
Turtles
turtle
environmental factor
Gases
blood
2017
Turtles
vitamin D
Vitamin D
Population
Reference Values

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 1 2017, In : Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. 8, 2, p. 344-352 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

military lands
public lands
Midwestern United States
cricket
frog

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 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 2, e0172011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
Population dynamics
Climate
Lakes
life history

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turtles
pathogens
Mycoplasma
Herpesviridae
Ranavirus

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

Frog virus 3
Ranavirus
Turtles
bone marrow
Bone Marrow
Turtles
multiple drug resistance
Multiple Drug Resistance
cefovecin
antibiotics

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., O'Hara, M. S., Smith, R. L., Byrd, J. & Phillips, C. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 53, 2, p. 285-295 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turtle
turtles
odds ratio
epidemiology
digestive tract mucosa
2016

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 1 2016, In : Journal of wildlife diseases. 52, 2, p. 258-269 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
hematology
snake
snakes
meta-analysis

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
major histocompatibility complex
genetic variation
microsatellite repeats
demographic history
spatiotemporal analysis
Spatio-Temporal Analysis
Turtles
turtle
Health

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 1 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 1, p. 160-167 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
paternity
wild population
litters (young animals)
litter

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chytridiomycota
Amphibians
amphibian
seasonality
Fungi

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 1 2016, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 11, 2, p. 335-343 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
mortality
automobiles
endangered species
automobile
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urodela
Ambystoma
Reproductive Isolation
Behavioral Genetics
Gene Flow

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

epidemiology
amphibian
amphibians
drought
canopy

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. W. & Driskell, E. A., Oct 15 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 10, e0140193.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agkistrodon
Snakes
Mycoses
snakes
Dermatitis
Plethodontidae
Caudata
salamanders and newts
caves
cave

Phylogeographic inference using Bayesian model comparison across a fragmented chorus frog species complex

Barrow, L. N., Bigelow, A. T., Phillips, C. A. & Lemmon, E. M., Sep 1 2015, In : Molecular ecology. 24, 18, p. 4739-4758 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

species complex
frog
Anura
frogs
Phylogeography

Select metal and metalloid surveillance of free-ranging Eastern box turtles from Illinois and Tennessee (Terrapene carolina carolina)

Allender, M. C., Dreslik, M. J., Patel, B., Luber, E. L., Byrd, J., Phillips, C. A. & Scott, J. W., Aug 27 2015, In : Ecotoxicology. 24, 6, p. 1269-1278 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metalloids
Turtles
Arsenic
turtle
Zinc

Socio-spatial organization and kin structure in ocelots from integration of camera trapping and noninvasive genetics

Rodgers, T. W., Giacalone, J., Heske, E., Janečka, J. E., Jansen, P. A., Phillips, C. A. & Schooley, R. L., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 96, 1, p. 120-128 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leopardus pardalis
Felidae
trapping
relatedness
kin selection
2014

A Preliminary Assessment of Habitat Partitioning in a Freshwater Turtle Community at an Isolated Preserve

Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Dreslik, M. J., Mauger, D. & Phillips, C. A., Jun 1 2014, In : Copeia. 2014, 2, p. 269-278 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biological assessment
turtle
turtles
preserves
partitioning

Comparison of noninvasive genetics and camera trapping for estimating population density of ocelots (Leopardus pardalis) on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

Rodgers, T. W., Giacalone, J., Heske, E., Janečka, J. E., Phillips, C. A. & Schooley, R. L., Dec 1 2014, In : Tropical Conservation Science. 7, 4, p. 690-705 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trapping
population density
carnivore
feces
DNA
frog
heterozygosity
Anura
Microsatellite Repeats
frogs

Insensitivity to road salt: An advantage for the American bullfrog?

Matlaga, T. H., Phillips, C. A. & Riecks-Soucek, D. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Hydrobiologia. 721, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithobates catesbeianus
roads
chloride
salts
amphibian

Occurrence of the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians in Illinois, USA

Phillips, C. A., Wesslund, N. A. & Macallister, I. E., Jun 1 2014, In : Herpetological Review. 45, 2, p. 238-240 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amphibian
amphibians
fungus
fungi

Reproductive ecology of an endangered turtle in a fragmented landscape

Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Dreslik, M. J., Douglas, M. R., Marioni, N. K. & Phillips, C. A., Dec 1 2014, In : Copeia. 2014, 3, p. 437-446 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paternity
turtle
turtles
parentage
ecology
2013

Disruptive influences of drought on the activity of a freshwater turtle

Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Dreslik, M. J. & Phillips, C. A., Apr 1 2013, In : American Midland Naturalist. 169, 2, p. 322-335 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

home range
turtle
turtles
drought
preserves

New county records of reptiles and amphibians from state managed properties in East-Central Illinois, USA

Kessler, E. J., Kuhns, A. R., Crawford, J. A., Phillips, C. A., Wright, E. M., Anthonysamy, W. J. B., Esker, T. L., Gillespie, J., Jacques, L. J. & Saffer, R. S., Dec 1 2013, In : Herpetological Review. 44, 2, p. 286-288 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reptile
amphibian
reptiles
amphibians
county

Ongoing health assessment and prevalence of Chrysosporium in the Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus)

Allender, M. C., Dreslik, M. J., Wylie, D. B., Wylie, S. J., Scott, J. W. & Phillips, C. A., Mar 27 2013, In : Copeia. 1, p. 97-102 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
Chrysosporium
dermatitis
wildlife diseases
plasma
2012

Declining populations of yellow mud turtles (Kinosternon flavescens) in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri

Christiansen, J. L., Bernstein, N. P., Phillips, C. A., Briggler, J. T. & Kangas, D., Sep 1 2012, In : Southwestern Naturalist. 57, 3, p. 304-313 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turtle
turtles
mud
woody plants
aquifers

Linking extinction-colonization dynamics to genetic structure in a salamander metapopulation

Cosentino, B. J., Phillips, C. A., Schooley, R. L., Lowe, W. H. & Douglas, M. R., Apr 22 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1733, p. 1575-1582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urodela
Genetic Structures
metapopulation
salamanders and newts
genetic structure

Range-wide analysis of eastern massasauga survivorship

Jones, P. C., King, R. B., Bailey, R. L., Bieser, N. D., Bissell, K., Campa, H., Crabill, T., Cross, M. D., Degregorio, B. A., Dreslik, M. J., Durbian, F. E., Harvey, D. S., Hecht, S. E., Jellen, B. C., Johnson, G., Kingsbury, B. A., Kowalski, M. J., Lee, J., Manning, J. V., Moore, J. A. & 12 others, Oakes, J., Phillips, C. A., Prior, K. A., Refsnider, J. M., Rouse, J. D., Sage, J. R., Seigel, R. A., Shepard, D. B., Smith, C. S., Vandewalle, T. J., Weatherhead, P. J. & Yagi, A., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 76, 8, p. 1576-1586 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sistrurus catenatus
survivorship
survival rate
wildlife management
radiotelemetry
2011

Chrysosporium sp. infection in eastern massasauga rattlesnakes

Allender, M. C., Dreslik, M. J., Wylie, S., Phillips, C. A., Wylie, D. B., Maddox, C. W., Delaney, M. A. & Kinsel, M. J., Jan 1 2011, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 17, 12, p. 2383-2384 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Chrysosporium
Crotalus
Infection

Connectivity of agroecosystems: Dispersal costs can vary among crops

Cosentino, B. J., Schooley, R. L. & Phillips, C. A., Mar 1 2011, In : Landscape Ecology. 26, 3, p. 371-379 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural ecosystem
habitat
connectivity
desiccation
soybean

Do frogs get their kicks on route 66? continental U.S. transect reveals spatial and temporal patterns of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection

Lannoo, M. J., Petersen, C., Lovich, R. E., Nanjappa, P., Phillips, C. A., Mitchell, J. C. & Macallister, I., Jul 27 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 7, e22211.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chytridiomycota
Anura
Coastal zones
amphibians
frogs
2010

Prevalence of Salmonella in intestinal mucosal samples from free-ranging Red-eared Sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Illinois

Readel, A. M., Phillips, C. A. & Goldberg, T. L., Oct 29 2010, In : Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 5, 2, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trachemys scripta
Salmonella
turtles
turtle
sampling

Wetland hydrology, area, and isolation influence occupancy and spatial turnover of the painted turtle, Chrysemys picta

Cosentino, B. J., Schooley, R. L. & Phillips, C. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Landscape Ecology. 25, 10, p. 1589-1600 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wetland
habitat quality
turnover
turtle
habitat
2008

Absence of cloacal shedding of Salmonella in wild red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans)

Readel, A. M., Phillips, C. A. & Goldberg, T. L., Dec 2008, In : Herpetological Review. 39, 4, p. 427-430 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trachemys scripta
Salmonella
salmonella

A quantitative method for sex identification in emydid turtles using secondary sexual characters

Readel, A. M., Dreslik, M. J., Warner, J. K., Banning, W. J. & Phillips, C. A., Sep 10 2008, In : Copeia. 3, p. 643-647 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turtle
turtles
quantitative analysis
gender
Trachemys scripta

Leech parasitism in a turtle assemblage: Effects of host and environmental characteristics

Readel, A. M., Phillips, C. A. & Wetzel, M. J., Mar 21 2008, In : Copeia. 1, p. 227-233 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leech
Hirudinea
parasitism
turtle
turtles