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Notes, Proceedings and Book Chapters

Notes *indicates mentored student

*Hess, M.R., T. Edwards, *D.A. Edmunds and K.E. Bonine. 2013. Characterization of STR/microsatellite primers for the Gila monster, Heloderma suspectum screened from paired-end Illumina shotgun sequencing. Conservation Genetics Resources 5(4):1121–1123 DOI 10.1007/s12686-013-9971-z

Edwards, T., A. Lathrop, K. Choffe, A. Ngo and R.W. Murphy. 2011. STR/microsatellite primers for the Desert Tortoise, Gopherus agassizii, and its congeners. Conservation Genetic Resources 3:365–368.

Edwards, T., and H. Herrmann. 2006. Natural History Notes: Conraua goliath (Goliath Frog) Skittering Locomotion. Herpetological Review 37(2)

Edwards, T., E.W. Stitt, C.R. Schwalbe and D.E. Swann. 2004  Natural History Notes: Gopherus agassizii (Desert Tortoise).  Movement.  Herpetological Review 35(4):381–382.

Edwards, T., C.S. Goldberg, M.E. Kaplan, C.R. Schwalbe and D.E. Swann.  2003.  PCR primers for microsatellite loci in the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii, Testudinidae).  Molecular Ecology Notes, 3:589–591.

Goldberg, C.S., T. Edwards, M.E. Kaplan and M. Goode.  2003.  PCR primers for microsatellite loci in the tiger rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris, Viperidae).  Molecular Ecology Notes, 3:539–541.


Edwards, T., M. Vaughn, Ma. C. M. Torres. A.E. Karl, P.R. Rosen, K.H. Berry and R.W. Murphy. 2012. A Biogeographic Perspective of Speciation among Desert Tortoises in the Genus Gopherus:  A Preliminary Evaluation. Pp. 243–247 in Gottfried, Gerald J.; Ffolliott, Peter F.; Gebow, Brooke S.; and Eskew, Lane G., (eds). Merging science and management in a rapidly changing world: biodiversity and management of the Madrean Archipelago III. 2012 May 1-5, Tucson, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-67. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

Engstrom, T.N., T. Edwards, M.F. Osentoski, and E.M. Myers.  2007. A compendium of PCR Primers for mtDNA, Microsatellite, and Other Nuclear Loci for Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises in  Defining Turtle Diversity: Proceedings of a workshop on Genetics, Ethics, and Taxonomy of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises. Eds. H.B. Shafer, N.N. FitzSimmons, A. Georges, and A.G.H. Rhodin. Chelonian Research Monographs 4:124–141.

Book Chapters

Edwards, T., and S. Harrison. 2014. Population and Conservation Genetics, pp. 127–133 in Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises (eds. D.C. Rostal, E.D. McCoy and H.R. Mushinsky). Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. 190 pp.


Caron, M., D.E. Swann and T. Edwards. 2009. Mountain Skink (Plestidon callicephalus) pp. 446–448 in Lizards of the American Southwest (eds. L.L.C. Jones and R.E. Lovich). Rio Nuevo Press, Tucson, Arizona. 560 pages.

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