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by intermedius
September 4th, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RFI Florida
Replies: 6
Views: 2205

Re: RFI Florida

I think you're coming at the right time. I would choose a warm humid night when the moon isn't too full (half moon and crescents) make sure the road is nice and warm and that it didn't rain unless you'd like to see amphibians. Personally it wouldn't matter though because at that time you'll be guara...
by intermedius
August 30th, 2013, 7:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Summer in South Florida
Replies: 7
Views: 1329

Summer in South Florida

Over August i went on vacation to Florida with family. Though I didn't have all the time to dedicate to herping, I managed to score a few treats. Our first stop was the vast amounts of Pine Flatwoods in PBC, where sand roads are plentiful, along with the paved. Last time i came here i had found only...
by intermedius
July 27th, 2013, 6:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cameroon Expedition pics
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

Re: Cameroon Expedition pics

Wow fantastic species. Cameroon is probably #1 on my places to herp in Africa. Seems like you got some pretty rare species too. Nice post
by intermedius
June 30th, 2013, 7:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: May Milkathon - Time to Vote!
Replies: 25
Views: 5935

Re: May Milkathon - Time to Vote!

Image

I couldn't resist... -.-
by intermedius
June 30th, 2013, 7:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Photography and a bit of herping
Replies: 0
Views: 1216

Photography and a bit of herping

Just finished a year of highschool so i've been out herping and taking some photos of the landscape for a while. I thought it would be nice to share some of my finer works and species i've managed to get out. Life's been tough but i find photography and herpetology two things that mix together in on...
by intermedius
June 30th, 2013, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June Species Counts
Replies: 21
Views: 4033

Re: June Species Counts

Burlington County and Mercer County-

2 garters
1 eastern milksnake
2 two lineds
3 redbacks
by intermedius
June 30th, 2013, 7:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NJ Pine Barrens last week
Replies: 6
Views: 2688

Re: NJ Pine Barrens last week

I agree the pines take a lot of patience. That Corn DOR made me cry :( but now you know where to go. I went there yesterday and cruised for 3 hours with nothing so sometimes you'll strike gold and others not so much
by intermedius
April 18th, 2013, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Queen snake
Replies: 7
Views: 2035

Re: Queen snake

Havent been seen in NJ since 1977. Bucks county has a few i think
by intermedius
April 11th, 2013, 6:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID Please: Mystery Snake from Brazil
Replies: 11
Views: 3876

Re: ID Please: Mystery Snake from Brazil

Philodryas patagoniensis. Watch out cause many philodryas are venomous. The related p. olfersi has recorded many fatal bites almost like the boomslang. Child deaths known.

The brazillian name is Parelheida for p. patagoniensis
by intermedius
April 5th, 2013, 2:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mexican Reptile Books (Southern Region)
Replies: 11
Views: 4815

Re: Mexican Reptile Books (Southern Region)

For example- Thamnophis proximus hasn't been seen in Chiapas in 50 years cause its closed off. Am I missing something here. And what is "closed off"? I haven't been to CHIS in 5-6 years maybe, but I've been quite a few times in the 80s, 90s, and 00s. Thamnophis proximus hasnt' been found in Chiapas...
by intermedius
April 2nd, 2013, 6:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Florida Time?

Because i don't have enough time to travel that far... and i don't know much locale. I swear im not a poacher :lol:. I've been wanting it for a long time but i just am busy. Do some stores sell it? Justin No local stores, I'm afraid. All the places that would be the best fits (State parks, etc.) ar...
by intermedius
April 1st, 2013, 6:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April Species Counts
Replies: 49
Views: 6995

Re: April Species Counts

kirbyl4 wrote:American April 1st County
17 tiger salamanders
15 timber rattle snakes
1 diamond back rattle snake
101 garter snakes
and a bull frog.
:lol:
by intermedius
April 1st, 2013, 2:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Florida Time?

It's usually a good idea to introduce yourself and use your real name. We're a pretty small community, and I've made a lot of friends on here. Using your name and letting us know who you are goes a long way to getting some help. Also there are a few good books on herping Florida and South Florida o...
by intermedius
April 1st, 2013, 7:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Florida Time?

It's usually a good idea to introduce yourself and use your real name. We're a pretty small community, and I've made a lot of friends on here. Using your name and letting us know who you are goes a long way to getting some help. Also there are a few good books on herping Florida and South Florida o...
by intermedius
April 1st, 2013, 6:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida Time?
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Florida Time?

Hi, This has been my third time asking about Florida. *noob* But no matter where i go i always get confused on how to herp here. Yes i've tried the classic cruising in WMA's i got a few watersnakes. But being that i cant go out very far, how local can snakes get around the miami region? I've ben try...
by intermedius
March 28th, 2013, 6:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Migration Progress
Replies: 1
Views: 610

My Migration Progress

So yeah i got some pics... Mah Spotties http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b502/intermedius22/DSC00159_zps4b31b8b1.jpg http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b502/intermedius22/DSC00154_zpsb5898e6c.jpg Big *** 8 incher http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b502/intermedius22/DSC00142_zpsce9a405e.jpg Shh...
by intermedius
March 28th, 2013, 6:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: PA Herpin' Help...
Replies: 4
Views: 1170

Re: PA Herpin' Help...

Meadows, and Streams with boulders and rocks.

That is all
by intermedius
March 28th, 2013, 6:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Peruvian Amazon Part 3, Snakes
Replies: 35
Views: 56740

Re: Peruvian Amazon Part 3, Snakes

SO GOOD!

Your racer is Drymoluber dichourus :D

With 120 species, atractus identification is a [email protected]%*H :cry:

Hopefully they'll make a guide like they do for every frog genus. *cough cough* atelopus.
by intermedius
March 28th, 2013, 6:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mexican Reptile Books (Southern Region)
Replies: 11
Views: 4815

Re: Mexican Reptile Books (Southern Region)

I'd go with Venomous Reptiles of The Western Hemisphere. Or get Murphy and Armstrong's Natural History of Mexican Rattlesnakes. Both are great and usable. Oaxaca region has a mix of Central American species and Mexican species. Expect Coniophanes, Sibon, Bothrops Asper, a few Simus, and Drymobius. T...
by intermedius
March 28th, 2013, 6:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Prescott area
Replies: 9
Views: 2331

Re: Prescott area

Been there before. Pretty neat area. Basic sonoran species. Nuthin special. A few pyros closer to the rim (no locales) as well as some others. I suggest going south to maricopa or north into the Sedona region to get on some trails. You might get something.
by intermedius
March 15th, 2013, 10:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New Jersey spotted salamanders
Replies: 3
Views: 1198

Re: New Jersey spotted salamanders

looks like a cold fronts on the way :( I went out last week for the first time. It really is great, but it sucks that we have little species diversity :x
by intermedius
March 12th, 2013, 6:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In Memorium- Hobart M. Smith
Replies: 4
Views: 1235

Re: In Memorium- Hobart M. Smith

A sad event. May he rest in peace.
by intermedius
March 12th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March Species Counts
Replies: 53
Views: 6324

Re: March Species Counts

3-12-13 (7:30-9:30) With MCHerper at Hunterdon/Mercer County.

2 Spring Peepers (20 heard)
12 Wood Frogs (multiple heard)
6 Spotted Salamanders
1 unknown frog call

Springs here
by intermedius
February 22nd, 2013, 9:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Frog Hunting on Misty Mountaintops in the Andes! (big post)
Replies: 27
Views: 6193

Re: Frog Hunting on Misty Mountaintops in the Andes! (big po

Wish there were more snakes other than atractus and bothriopsis. Great frogs though
by intermedius
February 16th, 2013, 6:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions on Boards
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Re: Questions on Boards

tabernaclegary wrote:justin - you might want to be real careful putting boards down in a state forest also.
They wont be in the south Gary. They'll be in my county only.
by intermedius
February 14th, 2013, 5:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cape York Peninsula: Jardine River to Townsville (Australia)
Replies: 12
Views: 4051

Re: Cape York Peninsula: Jardine River to Townsville (Austra

Nice canopy goanna. How tough are the roads to get there? I looked on google maps and there were no roads at all :D just like dirt with like two stripes in front.
by intermedius
February 14th, 2013, 5:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions on Boards
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Re: Questions on Boards

Like Kyle said, Storeria occurs in all regions. There are plenty of both species in the piedmont. Edge habitat seems to produce the most results for me. Forest clearings, field edges, lawn edges, etc. Thanks for the help. I will hopefully produce some pics. In the meantime spring is almost here :)....
by intermedius
February 14th, 2013, 2:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Questions on Boards
Replies: 8
Views: 1559

Questions on Boards

So i've been thinking of setting up boards to increase the load of herps this year. I do know that i need permission for placing them out there. I will be labeling them, and I know how to layer them and put bird seed for the rats. I'm expecting Milkies, Pantherophis, Coluber, and Storeria but a few ...
by intermedius
February 13th, 2013, 2:40 am
Forum: News
Topic: Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines
Replies: 10
Views: 5643

Re: Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines

I vaguely remember a porosus like this one captured this year (2012) that was 6 meters measured using both techniques in the phillippines in the latest herp review. This may be it.
by intermedius
February 13th, 2013, 2:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What is a 'true' coastal?
Replies: 213
Views: 25786

Re: What is a 'true' coastal?

I have an idea- "Coastal" should be a new meme or running gag for the chapter. It would be just as annoying as "YOLO" or even "arrow to the knee".
by intermedius
February 13th, 2013, 2:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: It's a Jersey Thing...LOL
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Re: It's a Jersey Thing...LOL

Funny! Prefer "The Boondocks" but this was good.
by intermedius
January 23rd, 2013, 2:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 19 Degrees Outside; Time for Herping
Replies: 6
Views: 1589

Re: 19 Degrees Outside; Time for Herping

There we go! I gotta find some of these little streams and hit the spring.
by intermedius
January 22nd, 2013, 2:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Going to the Grand Canyon
Replies: 9
Views: 2015

Re: Going to the Grand Canyon

I visited last summer, and "You Gotta See it to Believe it!". Coconino on the South Rim has some species but up on where the visitors center is. All i saw were Uta and Scoleporus. snakes would be denning then but you might see something (cerberus and molossus to the south). Abyssus is rare, and only...
by intermedius
January 16th, 2013, 4:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cape York Peninsula: Iron Range part 2 (Australia)
Replies: 10
Views: 4826

Re: Cape York Peninsula: Iron Range part 2 (Australia)

My Eyes are Violated :beer:
by intermedius
January 7th, 2013, 7:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bornean Earless Lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis)
Replies: 41
Views: 12219

Re: Bornean Earless Lizard (Lanthanotus borneensis)

I'm probably wrong, but is there or were there theories that Boids/Typhlopidae evolved seperately from colubrids (in which colubridae and some primitive species like the split jawed snakes and possibly atractaspids evolved seperately)?
by intermedius
January 5th, 2013, 7:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Florida for a few hours
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Florida for a few hours

Over christmas vacation, i went to south Florida to visit family and got an oppurtunity to look at a small fraction of Florida's wildlife. I road cruised for a bit and then went on to herp on a few trails. Here's what i got... http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b502/intermedius22/DSC00021_zps0edb95...
by intermedius
January 5th, 2013, 6:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Broward County Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1535

Re: Broward County Help

I'd go with what they are saying and hit a few sand and gravel roads in the marsh and pine flatwood ecotone. If your near slash pine bring a ton of deet, cause the flies there are RELENTLESS. I would suggest going after rain at temperatures at 70-80 degrees, at a pace of 30 mph. Just be careful when...
by intermedius
January 5th, 2013, 6:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Critique on a little thing i have :)
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Re: Critique on a little thing i have :)

On my spare time, i like to write descriptions, and was wondering if they were any good. Any criticism at all, and it will definitely help. Opheodrys (Liochlorophis) vernalis- Smooth Greensnake Among all of the snakes in the Mid Atlantic Region, the Smooth Greensnake has stood the test of time as th...
by intermedius
January 5th, 2013, 6:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Critique on a little thing i have :)
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Critique on a little thing i have :)

Opheodrys (Liochlorophis) vernalis- Smooth Greensnake Among all of the snakes in the Mid Atlantic Region, the Smooth Greensnake has stood the test of time as the most beautiful of all snakes in the region. Its beautiful coloration, fast and swift behavior and secretive nature makes it one of the big...
by intermedius
December 26th, 2012, 8:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: December Species Counts
Replies: 12
Views: 2334

Re: December Species Counts

Palm Beach County- Rainy

1 Nerodia Fasciata (red phase) AOR & LIFER
2 DOR Rana sp.
1 Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti (got away)


Great night!
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

How bout stuff that you know is extremely rare (that you haven't found) Example: Crotalus lannomi Lets name some out! Not that it makes that snake any less rare, but it was rediscovered a few years ago when 5 were captured in Mexico, by people that do or at least used to regularly post on this foru...
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What 2012 's like for me
Replies: 6
Views: 1227

Re: What 2012 's like for me

I have the "Mountain Kings" book. The Utah info is full of guesswork and incorrect info, which is surprising. The book is written is a way that gets you fired up to get into the field, though. I agree with the last part. A week after i went to sedona, my friend found a Narrow Head and a DOR Pyro :x
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best place to live for herping and every day life
Replies: 114
Views: 41057

Re: Best place to live for herping and every day life

I'm not familiar with the term "Cochise Barrier," though I assume it has to do with southeastern AZ (and maybe adjacent Mexico). Can you explain it for me? Thanks! Gerry Cochise and adjacent counties. Acts as a clade and species intersection creating new pocket clades (AKA new species or distinct s...
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to the forum... some of my finds!
Replies: 13
Views: 3134

Re: New to the forum... some of my finds!

Nice photos and species, Welcome to the Forum
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

How bout stuff that you know is extremely rare (that you haven't found)

Example: Crotalus lannomi

Lets name some out!
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 4:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

Brendan Murray wrote:I've heard these are extremely rare in the northeast. Felt good to finally add it to the lifelist.
Image

:lol: nice.
by intermedius
December 20th, 2012, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best place to live for herping and every day life
Replies: 114
Views: 41057

Re: Best place to live for herping and every day life

Tough question, in the US it would be the Cochise Barrier (although SoFl is also a cool place). Outside is probably The Serra do Mar of Brazil region: so many rare species and a big clade intersection.
by intermedius
December 19th, 2012, 6:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

Coluber Constrictor wrote:There's some sort of Plethodon sp. salamander that's only known from one county in Mississippi, and is only known from a few specimens (and is probably now extinct).
Nice! But outside the US and Mexico there are even more rare species. Lets see some more hands.
For Example- Cercophis auranus :D
by intermedius
December 19th, 2012, 5:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

The Real Snake Man wrote:T. rex. Once a dynamic part of the American landscape, they are now widely believed to be extinct. Finding one of those would be quite the herpetological achievement.
lol nice :lol: :beer:
by intermedius
December 19th, 2012, 5:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?
Replies: 39
Views: 4546

Re: In your opinion, whats your rarest reptile or amphibian?

Good idea for a thread but the question seems a bit ambiguous as stated. What do you mean by "your rarest"? I would interpret this most literally to mean one that I own, but that's obviously not your intent. Next to that I would guess you mean, "what's the rarest herp I've found" ...but then I also...