Manley Worth Pugh

Coordinator of Zoological Collections

Selected Publications

Groves, J. D., Unger, S., Pugh, M. W., Jachowski, C. M. B., Harris, M., Da Silva, J., McGinnity, D., & Williams, L. A. 2023. Conservation Action Plan: Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) populations in Southeastern United States. Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.

Winebarger, M. M., Pugh, M. W., & Siefferman, L. 2023. Experimental evidence for conspicuous coloration as a predator deterrent in Yonahlossee salamanders. Salamandra 59(2): 136-142.

Brownstein, C. D., Kim, D., Orr, O. O., Hogue, G. M., Tracy, B. M., Pugh, M. W., Singer,            R., Myles-McBurney, C., Molish, J. M., Simmons, J. W., David, S. R., Watkins-Colwell, G., Hoffman, E. A., & Near, T. J. 2022. Hidden species diversity in a living fossil vertebrate. Biology Letters 18(11).

Wood, J. E., Pugh, M. W., Harris, P. M., McGregor, S. W., & Sandel, M. W. 2021. Range extension of the Blackfin Darter and Tennessee Dace with the first collection of Western Blacknose Dace from Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River in 80 years. Southeastern Naturalist 20(1): 32-36.

Pugh, M. W., Pandolfi, G., Franklin, T., & Gangloff, M. M. 2020. Influences of in-stream habitat and upstream land-use on site occupancy of the Kanawha darter (Etheostoma kanawhae): a narrowly-distributed species from the New River (Upper Kanawha Basin). Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 31(3): 494-503.

Pugh, M. W., Franklin, T., Siefferman, L., & Gangloff, M. M. 2018. A protocol for quantifying hellbender abundance and in-stream habitat. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 13(3):598-608.

Winebarger, M. M., Pugh, M. W., Gangloff, M. M., Osbourn, M., & Siefferman, L. 2018. Body size is positively correlated with conspicuous coloration in Ambystoma salamanders, negatively correlated with conspicuous coloration in Plethodon salamanders. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6(143):1-8.

Pugh, M. W., Hutchins, M., Madritch, M., Siefferman, L., & Gangloff, M. M. 2016. Land-use and local physical and chemical parameters predict site occupancy by hellbender salamanders. Hydrobiologia 770(1): 105-116.

Moffitt, D., Williams, L. A., Hastings, A., Pugh, M. W., Gangloff, M. M., & Siefferman, L. 2015. Low prevalence of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10(1):123-136.

Morgan, S. K., Pugh, M. W., Gangloff, M. M., & Siefferman, L. 2014. The spots of the spotted salamander are sexually dimorphic. Copeia 2014(2): 251-256.