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David L. Jameson

Senior Research Fellow, California Academy of Sciences, Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Houston

Emeritus Professor of Biology
University of Houston-SR2
4800 Calhoun
Houston, Texas 77204-5513

Systematic studies of the evolution of mtDNA in cold blooded vertebrates. Hybridization in natural populations. Conservation of the flora and fauna of the Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta.


  • 1. Jameson, David L. and Alvin G. Flury, 1949. The reptiles and amphibians of the Sierra Vieja Range of Southwestern Texas. Tex. J. Sci. 1:54-77.

  • 2. Jameson, David L. 1950. The development of Eleutherodactylus latrans. Copeia. (1):44-46.

  • 3. Jameson, David L. 1950. The breeding and development of Streckers chorus frog in Central Texas. Copeia. (1):61.

  • 4. Jameson, David L. 1954. Homing mechanisms in the Pacific tree

  • frog (Hyla regilla). Proc. Ore. Acad. Sci. 3:57.

  • 5. Jameson, David L. 1955. Social patterns in the Leptodactylid frogs Syrrhophus and Eleutherodactylus. Copeia. (1):36-38.

  • 6. Jameson, D. L. 1955. Evolutionary trends in the courtship and mating behavior of salientia. Systematic Zool.(4):105-119.

  • 7. Jameson, David L. 1955. Survival of frogs and toads under natural conditions. Proc. Ore. Acad. Sci. 4:55.

  • 8. Jameson, David L. 1955. Population dynamics of the cliff frog Syrrhophus marnocki. Am Midland Nat. 54(2):342-381.

  • 9. Jameson, David L. 1956. Duplicate feeding habits in snakes. Copeia. (1):54-55.

  • 10. Jameson, David L. 1956. Survival of some Central Texas frogs under natural conditions. Copeia. (1):55-57.

  • 11. Jameson, David L. and R.M. Myers. 1956. Food habits in juvenile frogs. Copeia. (4): 261.

  • 12. Jameson, David L. and Aubrey .M. Jameson, Jr. 1956. Food habits and toxicity of the venom of the spotted nightsnake. Herpetologica. 12:240.

  • 13. Jameson, David L. and R.M. Storm. 1956. Extension of the range of Wright's salamander. Herpetologica. 12: 260.

  • 14. Jameson, David L. 1956. Growth, dispersal and survival of the Pacific tree frog. Copeia. (1):25-29.

  • 15. Jameson, David L. and Robert M. Morris. 1956. Laboratory Directions for General Biology. University of Oregon Press. p. 1-36.

  • 16. Jameson, David L. 1957. Life history and phylogeny of the salientians. Systematic Zool. 6:75-78.

  • 17. Jameson, David L. 1957. Population structure and homing responses in the Pacific tree frog. Copeia. (3): 221-228.

  • 18. Jameson, David L. and Rose Marie E. Myers. 1957. Albino Pacific tree frogs. Herpetologica. 13(2):74.

  • 19. Jameson, David L. 1957. The Western patch-nosed snake in Central New Mexico. Herpetologica. 13:14.

  • 20. Jameson, David L. 1957. Extension of the range of the Davis Mountain Rat Snake. Herpetologica. 13:80.

  • 21. Jameson, David L. 1957. Review of: Handbook of snakes of the United States and Canada. By A.H. and A.A. Wright. Copeia. (4):313-314.

  • 22. Valett, Bryan B. and David L. Jameson. 1963. The embryology of Eleutherodactylus augusti latrans. Copeia. (1): 103-109.

  • 23. Resnick, Linda E. and David L. Jameson. 1963. Color polymorphism in Pacific Tree frogs. Science. 142:(1081-1083.

  • 24. Lippert, Byron E. and David L. Jameson. 1964. Plant succession in temporary ponds of the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Am. Midland Nat. 71:181-197.

  • 25. Snider, Wade F. and David L. Jameson. 1965. Multivariate geographic variation of mating call in populations of the Pacific tree frog Hyla regilla.

  • Copeia. (2):129-142.

  • 26. Jameson, David L. 1965. Review of: Genomes of the night, the spadefoot toad. By A.N. Bragg. Copeia. (4):530-531.

  • 27. Jameson, David L., James P. Mackey and Rollin C. Richmond. 1966. The systematics of the Pacific tree frog, Hyla regilla. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 33:551-620.

  • 28. Ball, R. W. and D. L. Jameson. 1966. Premating isolation mechanisms in sympatric and allopatric Hyla regilla and Hyla cadaverina. Evolution. 20:533-551.

  • 29. Jameson, David L. 1966. Rate of weight-loss of tree frogs at various temperatures and humidities. Ecology. 47(4):605-613.

  • 30. Jameson, David L. 1967. Intellectual anthropogenesis. Review of: The ecological theatre and the evolutionary play. By G.E. Hutchinson and Man adapting by Rene Dubois. Ecology. 48:512.

  • 31. Jameson, David L. 1968. Darwin. Review of: Charles Darwin. By Robert C. Olby. Bioscience. 18:821.

  • 32. Jameson, David L. 1967. Measurement of fitness in natural populations of anurans. Proc. 12th Intl. Congress Genetics. 12:228.

  • 33. Jameson, David L. 1968. Watching lizards, butterflies, frogs and small boys. Review of the life and demography of the sideblotched lizard, Uta stansburiana. by D.E. Tinkle. Ecology. 49:795-796.

  • 34. Jameson, David L. 1968. Review of: Grundriss der zoogeographie by Gustat de Lattin. Copeia. (3):655-666.

  • 35. Jameson, David L. 1968. Review of: Fauna Japonica / Anura (amphibia), by Yaichiro Okada. Copeia. (2):425-426.

  • 36. Lyerla, T.A. and D. L. Jameson. 1968. Development of color in chimeras of Pacific tree frogs. Copeia. (1):113-128.

  • 37. Jameson, David L. 1968. Better research--Better teachers. Science. 160:1291.

  • 38. Maxson, Linda R. and David L. Jameson. 1968. A comparison of the chromosomes of Hyla regilla and Hyla californiae. Copeia. (4):704-707.

  • 39. Jameson, David L. 1969. Information retrieval for the working scientist: A simple algorithm. BioScience. 19(3):232-233.

  • 40. Jameson, David L. 1969. Snakes. Review of: Poisonous snakes. BioScience. 19(5):481-482.

  • 41.Jameson, David L. 1969. Environmental Evolution. Review of Evolution in Changing Environments, Some Theoretical Explorations, by R. Levins. Princeton University Press. Princeton, N.J. BioScience. 19(1):659-660.

  • 42. Jameson, David L. 1970. Evolutionary theory and politics. Editorial. Bioscience. 20(11):643.

  • 43. Jameson, David L. 1970. Ecosystem Ecology, Review of: Functioning of Terrestrial Ecosystems at the Primary Production Level. F.E. Eckardt E. Unesco, Paris. Bioscience. 20:1121-1122.

  • 44. Jameson, David L. 1970. Review of: Population, Resources, Environment: Issues in Human Ecology by P.R.and A.H. Ehrlich. W.H. Freeman and Co. San Francisco. BioScience. 20:1177.

  • 45. Jameson, David L. 1970. Solutions to environmental problems.

  • Science. 170:1118-1119.

  • 46. Calhoon, Robert E. and David L. Jameson. 1970. Canonical correlation between variation in weather and variation in size in the Pacific tree frog, Hyla regilla in Southern California. Copeia (1): 124-134.

  • 47. Vogt, Thomas and David L. Jameson. 1970. Chronological correlation between change in weather and change in morphology of the Pacific tree frog in Southern California. Copeia. (2):135-144.

  • 48. Ball, Robert W. and David L. Jameson. 1970. Biosystematics of the canyon tree frog Hyla cadaverina Cope.(=Hyla californiae Gorman). Proc. California Acad. Sci. 37(10)363-380.

  • 49. Jameson, David L., W. Taylor and John Mountjoy. 1970. Metabolic and morphological adaptation to heterogenous environments by the Pacific tree toad, Hyla regilla. Evolution. 24:(1):75-89.

  • 50. Baer, Adela S., William E. Hazen, David L. Jameson and William C. Sloan. 1970. Central Concepts of Biology. Macmillan Co. N.Y. vii + 385 pp.

  • 51. Jameson, David L. 1971. Scientist versus scientists revisited. BioScience. 21:4-5.

  • 52. Jameson, David L. 1971. Environments. Review of: Pleistocene and Recent Environments of the Central Great Plains. W. Dort, Jr. and J.K. Jones, Jr. eds. BioScience. 21:751.

  • 53. Jameson, David L. 1971. Races. Review of Race and Races, by R.A. Goldsby and the Biology of Race, by James C. King. BioScience. 21:926.

  • 54. Jameson, David L. and Sue Pequegnat. 1971. Estimation of relative viability and fecundity of color polymorphisms in anurans. Evolution 25: 180-194.

  • 55. Jameson, David L. 1971. The role of multidisciplinary and multiuniversity programs in today's multiversity. pp. 47-55 in Curriculum development in ecology and related environmental science. John M. Smart, ed. California State Press.

  • 56. Jameson, David L. and Rollin C. Richmond. 1971. Parallelism and convergence in the evolution of size and shape in holartic Hyla. Evolution 25:497-508.

  • 57. Jameson, David L. 1971. The role of government in population control. in Community Briefing, M.M.Goodwin, Ed. Publ. Obras. Publica, Puerto Rico. p. 1-10.

  • 58. Jameson, David L. 1971. A model relating water quantity, vegetational structure and urbanization in the San Jacinto River Basin. in Annual Report, Water Resources Institute. J.R. Runkels, Ed. Texas A.& M. University.

  • 59. Teal, John M., David L. Jameson and Richard G. Bader. 1972.

  • Living Resources. in The Water's Edge, Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone. B.H. Ketchum, Ed. M.I.T. Press. p. 84-96.

  • 60. Jameson, David L. , Robert A. Ragotzkie, Richard G. Bader and John M. Teal. 1972. Recreation and aesthetics. in The Water's Edge, Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone. B.H. Ketchum, Ed. M.I.T. Press. p. 92-96.

  • 61. Jameson, David L. 1972. Coastal preserves. in The Water's Edge, Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone. B.H. Ketchum, Ed. M.I.T. Press. p.96-102.

  • 62. Joule, James and David L. Jameson. 1972. Experimental manipulation of population density in three sympatric rodents. Ecology. 53:653-660.

  • 63. Jameson, David L., James P. Mackey and Margaret Anderson. 1972. Weather, climate, and the external morphology of Pacific tree toads. Evolution. 27:285-302.

  • 64. Beaty, H.E. and David L. Jameson. 1974. Gulf Coast Prairie Natural Laboratory. Texas System of Natural Laboratories. Laboratory Index. 2:1-18.

  • 65. Jameson, David L. and A. Green. 1974. Experimental manipulation of population density in rodents. Trans. 1st Int'l. Theroriological Congress. 1:240.

  • 66. Jameson, David L. 1975. Population, Physical Structure and Resources. P. 68-114 in Urban Ecosystems, F. Stearns, Ed. Dowden Hutchinson and Ross. Publishers. Stroudsburg, Pa.

  • 67. Jameson, David L. 1975. An evaluation of the zygomatic arch for separating juvenile from adult cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus). J. Mammalogy. 56:534-535.

  • 68. Jameson, David L. 1976. Man's impact on the ecosystem. in Ecosystem Impact of Urbanization: Assessment Methodology. Ecological Research Series, EPA. 600/3-76, 3:1-20.

  • 69. Watson, Vici and David L. Jameson. 1976. Modeling and analysis of ecosystems. in Ecosystem Impact of Urbanization: Assessment Methodology. Ecological Research Series, EPA. 600/3-76, 4:1-51.

  • 70. Watson, Vici and David L. Jameson. 1976. Case Study -- Woodlands. in Ecosystem Impact of Urbanization; Assessment Methodology. Ecological Research Series, EPA. 600/3-76, 6:1-29.

  • 71. Jameson, David L., A.D. Mercuro, A.D. Hinckley and R.A. Park. 1976. Methodology for space time analysis. in Ecosystem Impact of Urbanization: Assessment Methodology. Ecological Research Series, EPA. 600/3-76, 7:1-42.

  • 72. Jameson, David L. 1976. Introduction. in Ecosystem Impact of Urbanization: Assessment Methodology. Ecological Research Series, EPA. 600/3-76, 1:1-2.

  • 73. Baer, A., W. Hazen, D.L. Jameson, W. Sloan, A.G. Navarro and J.P. Silva. 1976. Conceptos Basicos de Biologia. Editorial Alhambra. x + 379p.

  • 74. Jameson, David L. 1977. Evolutionary Genetics. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Stroudsburg, Penn. xiii + 333p.

  • 75. Jameson, David L. 1977. Genetics of Speciation. Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross, Stroudsburg, Penn. xii + 337p.

  • 76. Jameson, D. L. and V. A. Beshkov. 1978. Breeding site fidelity and hybridization in Bombina. Proc. 14th International Genetics Congress. Moscow. USSR. 1:462.

  • 77. Jameson, David L. 1979. Multidisciplinary Education: A general framework.

  • J. Soc. Research Administrators. 10:19-25.

  • 78. Jameson, David L. 1979. Authoritative positions, adversary roles and the scientific process. Science Court is not the answer. Ecological Bulletin. 60:186-189.

  • 79. Beshkov, V.A. and David L. Jameson. 1980. Movement and abundance of the yellow-bellied toad Bombina variegata. Herpetologica. 36:365-370.

  • 80. Jameson, David L. 1983. Mitochondrial DNA, isozymes, and morphology of parapatric sibling populations of poikilotherms. Genetics. 104:37.

  • 81. Jameson, David L. 1983. DNA, isozymes and morphology as evolutionary clocks. Proc. XV Int'l Genetics Congress. 2:442.

  • 82. Jameson, David L. 1984. Mitochondrial DNA evolution in amphibians. Genetics. 107:51.

  • 83. Reiss, R. and D.L. Jameson. 1985. Teaching Molecular Biology with microcomputers. Collegiate Microcomputing. 2:1-8.84.

  • 84. Jameson, D.L. 1985. W.F. Blair. Academician, Scholar. Bull. Ecol. Soc. Amer. 66:366-367.

  • 85. Jameson, D.L. and L. Dove. 1986. Mitochondrial DNA haplotype diversity and phylogeny in Bufo woodhousei . Proc. 66 Annual Meeting A.S.I.H. p99.

  • 86. Jameson, D.L. 1974-1986. Series Editor Preface. For seventeen volumes of Benchmark Papers in Genetics. Hutchinson and Ross. Publ.

  • 87. Jameson, D. and J. Waitley. 1987. Ethical issues in Genetic Engineering. Proc. SRMD:AAAS. p. 31.

  • 88. Jameson, David L. and Takeo Maruyama. 1987. Stochastic modeling of linkage disequilibrium in natural populations Drosophila montana. Genetics. 116s:20

  • 89. Tribula,J, L.B. Dove and D.L. Jameson. 1987. MtDNA restriction fragment pattern variation in Bufo. Genetics. 116s:24

  • 90. Aydin-Mudderisoglu, N. and D.L. Jameson. 1988. Mitochondrial

  • DNA polymorphism in Western Pseudacris. Abs. Annual meeting A.S.I.H. p.59-60.

  • 91.Jameson, David L.. 1989. Nucleotide variation among populations, subspecies and species of ectotherms. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 13C: 130.

  • 92. Jameson, David L. and N. Aydin-Mudderisoglu. 1990. Restriction site variation in Hyla and Pseudacris. Proc. IV Intl. Congress Systematic and Evolutionary Biology.

  • 93. Jameson, David L. 1994. It's Tried and Mostly True, but It Could Be a Lot Better. The Textbook Letter. 5(4):4-5. Biological Science: A molecular Approach 6th ed)

  • 94.Jameson, David L. 1995. The revisions are feeble, the book is still valuable. The Textbook Letter.6(3):3.(Biological Science: A Molecular Approach, 7th ed)

  • See also Editor's File. Textbook Letter 6(1):12

  • 95. Jameson, David L. 1996. A first-rate reference book for biology teachers. The Textbook Letter. 7(6):7.(Molecular Biology of the Cell)

  • 96. Jameson, David L. 1996. This Book Is A Menace. (Biology: The Dynamics of Life). The Textbook Letter. 7(3):10-11.

  • 97. Jameson, David L. 1997. We Need More Biology Textbooks Like This One. (Essential Cell Biology)The Textbook Letter. 8(3):3-4 .

  • 98. Jameson, D.L. 1998. Don't buy this shallow, obsolete book. (The Web of Life) The Textbook Letter. 9:2-4.

  • 99.Jameson, D. L. 1999. Meet your legislators. CALAFCO Newsletter. (winter):4,8.

  • 100. Jameson, David. L. 1999. I am pleased to endorse this excellent book.) (Essential Genetics) The Textbook Letter 9(6)4-5.

  • 101 Jameson, David L. 2000. High School Teachers in Several Fields Will Prize This Book. (Evolution). The Textbook Letter. [10(2):3].

  • 102. Jameson, David L. 2000. The Return of the Menace. (Biology: The Dynamics of Life). The Textbook Letter. [10(2):5-6.

  • 103. Jameson, David L. 2000. Those Pesky Local Policy Statements. CALAFCO Newsletter. Fall. (in press)

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