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A. Floyd Scott

Professor (retired) and Director of Snyder Museum of ZoologyFloyd Scott

Sundquist Science Complex, Room A103
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7776


Ph.D. Auburn University, 1976
M.S. Austin Peay State University, 1967


Research Methods, Herpetology

Research Interests

Ecology and Herpetology

Selected Publications

Ennen, J. R. and A. F. Scott. 2013. Home range characteristics and overwintering ecology of the stripe-necked musk turtle (Sternotherus minor peltifer) in middle Tennessee. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12:199-203.

Crabtree, T., D. Estes, and A. F. Scott. 2010. Agkistrodon piscivorous (Geographic Distribution). Herpetological Review 41:378-379.

Bufalino, A. P. and A. F. Scott. 2008. Statistical analyses of pattern variation in the copper-bellied (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta) and Yellow-bellied (N. e. flavigaster) watersnake subspecies. American Midland Naturalist. 159(1):30-41.

Ennen, J. R. and A. F. Scott. 2008. Diel movement behavior of the stripe-necked musk turtle (Sternotherus minor peltifer) in middle Tennessee. American Midland Naturalist 160:278-288.

Davenport, J. M., J. R. Ennen, and A. F. Scott. 2005. New records for amphibians from counties in south-central Tennessee. Herpetological Review 36:209-210.

Petranka, J. W., C. K. Smith, and A. Floyd Scott. 2004. Identifying the minimal demographic unit for monitoring pond-breeding amphibians. Ecological Applications 14:1065-1078.

Bufalino, A. P. and A. F. Scott. 2003. The distribution of Nerodia erythrogaster in the lower Cumberland River basin of Kentucky and Tennessee. Herpetological Review 34:77-78.

Lindeman, P. V. and A. F. Scott. 2001. Over three decades of persistence of a small and apparently isolated population of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) in a Kentucky reservoir. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4:206-208.

Scott, A. F., S. Sutton, and S. Williamson. 2000. New county records of amphibians and turtles from the western Highland Rim of central Tennessee. Herpetological Review 31:117-118.