Selected manuscripts

Reprints available below, for personal use only.

  • Hawthorne, W*, and JM Goessling. A test of the tradeoff hypothesis between performance and immunity in hybrid water snakes (Nerodia clarkii X Nerodia fasciata). Copeia. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, C Guyer, JC Godwin, SM Hermann, FC Sandmeier, LL Smith, and MT Mendonça. 2019. Upper respiratory tract disease and associated diagnostic tests of mycoplasmosis in Alabama populations of Gopher Tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus. PLoS One. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, C Ward, and MT Mendonça. 2019. Rapid thermal immune acclimation in common musk turtles (Sternotherus odoratus). Journal of Experimental Zoology, A. 2019; 1 - 7. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, MT Mendonça, and AG Appel. 2018. Assessment of Seasonal Metabolic Acclimation in Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus): Does Dormancy Reduce Metabolic Rate? Copeia 106: 56-62. PDF.

  • Roberts, J, K Halanych, CR Arias, B Folt, and JM Goessling. 2017. Emendation and new species of Hapalorhynchus Stunkard, 1922 (Digenea: Schistosomatoidea) from musk turtles (Kinosternidae: Sternotherus) in Alabama and Florida rivers. Parasitology International. 66: 10.1016/j.parint.2017.09.001

  • Goessling, JM, K Rebois*, JC Godwin, R Birkhead, and CM Murray. 2017. Differences in fluctuating asymmetry among four populations of Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 12:548 - 555. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, S Kohler*, B Overman*, C Guyer, EH Schwartz and MT Mendonça. 2017. An experimental evaluation of the seasonal lag hypothesis of constitutive innate and cell-mediated humoral immunity in Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Journal of Experimental Zoology, A. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, C Guyer, and MT Mendonça. 2017. More than fever: Thermoregulatory responses to acute immunological stimulation and consequences of thermoregulatory strategy on innate immune function in Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, C Guyer and MT Mendonca. 2016. Seasonal acclimation of baseline immune function in Gopher Tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives 89: 487 – 497. PDF.

  • Folt, B, D Laurencio, JM Goessling, RD Birkhead, J Stiles, S Stiles, S Belford, and AT Harris*. 2015. One hundred two new county records for amphibians and reptiles in Alabama. Herpetological Review. 46: 591 - 594. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, H Kennedy*, MT Mendonca, and AE Wilson. 2015. A meta-analysis of plasma corticosterone and heterophil: lymphocyte ratios: Is there stability in biomarkers of environmental stress? Functional Ecology. 29: 1189-1196. PDF.

  • Goessling JM, WI Lutterschmidt, HK. Reinert, L Bushar, and RA Odum. 2015. Multi-year sampling reveals an increased population density of an endemic lizard following the establishment of an invasive snake on Aruba. Journal of Herpetology. 49(3): 358-363. PDF.

  • Folt, B, T Pierson*, SM Goetz, JM Goessling, D Laurencio, D Thompson*, and SP Graham. 2013. Amphibians and reptiles of Jasper County, Mississippi with comments on the potentially extinct Bay Springs Salamander (Plethodon ainsworthi). Herpetological Review. 44(2): 283-286. PDF.

  • Goessling, JM, WI Lutterschmidt, HK Reinert, and RA Odum. 2012. Leptodeira bakeri (Aruban Cat-eyed Snake): Predation. Herpetological Review. 43(2): 345.

  • Goessling, JM, JC Cureton II, TM Saxton, and WI Lutterschmidt. Terrapene carolina triunguis (Three-toed box turtle): Shell abnormality. 2010. Herpetological Review. 41(4): 488.