Katy Richards-Hrdlicka

Advisor: Jeff Powell

Selected Publications

Richards-Hrdlicka, KL Preserved specimens of the extinct Golden Toad of Monteverde (Cranopsis periglenes) tested negative for the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis).  2013.  Journal of Herpetology 47: 456-458.

Richards-Hrdlicka, KLand JL Richardson. 2013. The amphibian chytrid fungus in Connecticut - a widespread parasite with no disease symptoms.  Connecticut Wildlife July/August: 4-5. *Not peer-reviewed.

Kolby, JE and KL Richards-Hrdlicka. 2013. Early detection of amphibian chytrid fungus in Madagascar is possible through international wildlife trade surveillance.  FrogLog 107: 49. *Not peer-reviewed.

Rosenblum, EB, TY James, KR Zamudio, TJ Poorten, D Ilut, D Rodriguez, JM Eastman, KL Richards-Hrdlicka, S Joneson, TS Jenkinson, JE Longcore, GP Olea, LF Toledo, ML Arellano, EM Medina, S Restrepo, SV Flechas, L Berger, CJ Briggs and JE Stajich. Complex history of the amphibian-killing chytrid fungus revealed with genome resequencing data.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  Published ahead of print May 6, 2013, doi:10.1073/pnas.1300130110.

Richards-Hrdlicka, KL, JL Richardson, L Mohabir.  2013.  First survey for the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in Connecticut finds widespread prevalence.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 102: 169-180.

Richards-Hrdlicka, KL.  2012.  Extracting the amphibian chytrid fungus from formalin-fixed specimens.   Methods in Ecologyand Evolution 3: 842-849.

Voyles, J, K Richards-Hrdlicka, SD Cashins, EB Rosenblum, AD Hyatt, L Berger, LF Skerratt. 2010. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: Requirement for further collection and archiving. Diseases of Aquatic Oragnisms 92: 109-112.

Kerby, JL, KL Richards-Hrdlicka, A Storfer, and DK Skelly. 2010. An examination of amphibian sensitivity to environmental contaminants: are amphibians poor canaries? Ecology Letters 13: 60-67. Link: Faculty of 1000 review.

Retallick, RW, V Miera, KL Richards, KJ Field, and JP Collins. 2006. A non-lethal technique for detecting the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis on tadpoles. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 72: 77-85.

Rojas, S, KL Richards, JK Jancovich, and EW Davidson. 2005. Influence of temperature on Ranavirus infection in larval salamanders Ambystoma tigrinum. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 63: 95-100.

Brunner, JL, KL Richards, and JP Collins. 2005. Dose and host characteristics influence virulence of ranavirus infections. Oecologia 144: 399-406.