Sadlier, R. A., Bauer, A. M., Wood, Jr., P. L., and Jackman, T. R. (2020). Massive speciation events in New Caledonian Lizards: Diversification in the Genus Marmorosphax (Scincidae) Tracks Isolation on the Island’s Ultramafic Surfaces. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 66(16):353–379.Tweet
Chan et al. 2020. Gene flow creates a mirage of cryptic species in a Southeast Asian spotted stream frog complex. Molecular Ecology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/mec.15603Tweet
Brown et al. 2020. Unexpected Discovery of Another New Species of Philippine False Gecko (Gekkonidae; Pseudogekko) from the Bicol Peninsula of Luzon Island. Herpetologica, 76(3):315–329. https://doi.org/10.1655/Herpetologica-D-19-00029.1Tweet
Meneses et al. 2020. Molecular phylogenetic estimates of evolutionary affinities and the first reports of phenotypic variation in two secretive, endemic reptiles from the Romblon Island Group, central Philippines. Philippine Journal of Systematic Biology, Volume 14 Issue 2, 1–20. http://asbp.org.ph/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/PJSB-ACA-2020-002.pdfTweet
Welton et al. 2020. Phyloforensics in Action: Genetic Identity and Island Provenance of an Illegally Trafficked Philippine Monitor Lizard. Herpetological Review, 52(2): 215–220. Contact me for a copy of the pdf if you are interested.Tweet
Chan et al. 2020. Larger, unfiltered datasets are more effective at resolving phylogenetic conflict: Introns, exons, and UCEs resolve ambiguities in Golden-backed frogs (Anura: Ranidae; genus Hylarana). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106899Tweet
Link for free download. https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bJlM3m3nM-xQM
This was a really fun project that Randy Klabacka started as an undergraduate at Brigham Young University (BYU) and he really kicked it up a notch during the beginning of his PhD at Auburn University (AU). Congratulations to all!
Klabacka et al. 2020. Rivers of Indochina as potential drivers of lineage diversification in the spotted flying lizard (Draco maculatus) species complex. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.106861Tweet
Here is a 50-day open-access link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1bGl%7E3m3nM-xKI.