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Faculty and Staff Biography
B.S. Biology, Truman State University (2010)
M.S. Biology, Saint Louis University (2012)
My specialty is in Herpetology, the study of amphibians and reptiles, with a focus on the reproductive biology of squamates (snakes and lizards).
Current Courses, Activities, and Scholarly Interest
Anatomy and Physiology Labs
Wilmes, A.J., J.L. Rheubert, D. Gruenewald, T. Kotaru, and R.D. Aldridge. 2012. Conspecific pheromone trailing and pheromone trail longevity in the African colubrid Boaedon fuliginosus. African Journal of Herpetology 61: 159-168.
Rheubert, J.L., K. Touzinsky, D.M. Sever, R.D. Aldridge, A.J. Wilmes, D.S. Siegel, and K.M. Gribbins. 2013. Reproductive Biology of Sceloporus consobrinus (Phrynosomatidae): Male Germ Cell Development and Reproductive Cycle Comparisons within Spiny Lizards. Journal of Herpetology 48 (2): 000-000.
Newby, J.L., J. Boling, J. Estes, L.K. Garey, A.M. Grelle, J. Hasken, R. McKee, A.J. Wilmes, C.E. Montgomery, M.I. Kelrick, and J.M. Walker. 2011. Pattern Class D of Parthenogenetic Aspidoscelis tesselata (Sauria: Teiidae) in Las Animas County, Colorado. Southwestern Naturalist 56(1): 128-130.
Hasken, J., J.L. Newby, A.M. Grelle, J. Boling, J. Estes, L.K. Garey, A.J. Wilmes, R. Mckee, D. Gomez, T. Jackson, N. Gibson, E. Davinroy, C.E. Montgomery, and M.I. Kelrick. Evaluation of Chytrid Infection Level in a Newly Discovered Population of Anaxyrus boreas in the Rio Grande National Forest, Colorado, USA. Herpetological Review 40: 426.
Wilmes, A.J., and P.J. Muelleman. 2011. Lampropeltis getula geographic distribution. Herpetological Review 42: 242-243.
Wilmes, A.J. and C.E. Montgomery. 2012. Geographic distribution: Graptemys ouachitensis. Herpetological Review 43(4): 616.
National Conference of Undergraduate Research. 2010. Anthony J. Wilmes* and Laura K. Garey. Geographic Distribution of the Parthenogenic Checkered Whiptail Lizard, Aspidoscelis tesselata, in Southeastern Colorado.
Joint Meeting of Icthyologists and Herpetologists. 2011. Anthony J. Wilmes*, Jan Crowley, David Gruenewald, Parth Shah, Robert Aldridge. Identification of the female sex pheromone in the African Brown House Snake Lamprophis fuliginosus.
St. Louis Herpetological Society Meeting. 2013. Anthony J. Wilmes*, Justin Rheubert, David Gruenewald, Robert Aldridge. Conspecific pheromone trailing in the African colubrid Boaedon fuliginosus.
Joint Meeting of Icthyologists and Herpetologists. 2013. Anthony J. Wilmes*, Justin Rheubert, David Gruenewald, Robert Aldridge. Conspecific pheromone trailing in the African colubrid Boaedon fuliginosus.
I am an avid outdoorsman and spend any of my free time outside. I enjoy running, hiking, biking, fly fishing, and hunting whitetail deer.