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Whitney J. B. Anthonysamy
Title: Research Affiliate
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University of Arkansas
Department of Biological Sciences
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Room 513
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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Location: SCEN 513
Phone: 479-575-5529

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Anthonysamy, W. J. B., M. J. Dreslik, D. Mauger, and C. A. Phillips. 2014. Preliminary Assessment of Habitat Partitioning in a Freshwater Turtle Community at an Isolated Preserve. Copeia 2:269-278.

Anthonysamy, W.J. B., M. J. Dreslik, and C. A. Phillips. 2013. Disruptive Influences of Drought on the Activity of a Freshwater Turtle. American Midland Naturalist 169:322-335.

Kessler, E. J., A. R. Kuhns, J. A. Crawford, C. A. Phillips, E. M. Wright, W. J. B. Anthonysamy, T. L. Esker, J. Gillespie, L. J. Jacques, and R. S. Saffer. 2013. New County Records of Reptiles and Amphibians from Managed Properties in East-Central Illinois, USA. Herpetological Review 44:286-288.

Readel, A. M., M. J. Dreslik, J. K. Warner, W. J. Banning, C. A. Phillips. 2008. A quantitative method for sex identification in Emydid turtles using secondary sexual characters.Copeia 2008:643-647.

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American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Illinois Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Turtle Survival Alliance


Ph.D., Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, 2012

M.Sc., Biology, University of Illinois, 2006

B.S., Zoology, Southern Illinois University, 2004

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