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A Species-Level Phylogeny of Extant Snakes with Description of a New Colubrid Subfamily and Genus
Background With over 3,500 species encompassing a diverse range of morphologies and ecologies, snakes make up 36% of squamate diversity. Despite several attempts at estimating higher-level snakeExpand
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Availability of new Bayesian-delimited gecko names and the importance of character-based species descriptions
Leache & Fujita [[1][1]] present an empirical example of Bayesian species delimitation (BSD; [[2][2]]) to recognize three new species of African geckos from within the range of the widespread taxonExpand
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Systematics and natural history of Southeast Asian Rock Geckos (genus Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887) with descriptions of eight new species from Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.
A well-supported and well-resolved phylogeny based on a concatenated data set from one mitochondrial and two nuclear genes, six morphological characters, and nine color pattern characters for 44 ofExpand
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Phylogeography and historical demography of Polypedates leucomystax in the islands of Indonesia and the Philippines: evidence for recent human-mediated range expansion?
Southeast Asia's widespread species offer unique opportunities to explore the effects of geographical barriers to dispersal on patterns of vertebrate lineage diversification. We analyzedExpand
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Marine subsidies alter the diet and abundance of insular and coastal lizard populations
We evaluated the impact of marine materials on the diet and abundance of arthropodivorous lizards inhabiting islands and the coast of the Gulf of California. Here, marine materials are brought ontoExpand
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Evolutionary biogeography on Mexico's Baja California peninsula: A synthesis of molecules and historical geology.
  • L. Grismer
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 19 December 2000
Baja California is the second longest and most geographically isolated peninsula in the world. Over the last 4–5 million years, it has undergone a uniquely complex tectonic origin and ecologicalExpand
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The global distribution of tetrapods reveals a need for targeted reptile conservation
The distributions of amphibians, birds and mammals have underpinned global and local conservation priorities, and have been fundamental to our understanding of the determinants of globalExpand
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A revision and redescription of the rock gecko Cnemaspis siamensis (Taylor 1925) (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Peninsular Thailand with descriptions of seven new species
A taxonomic revision of Cnemaspis siamensis (Smith 1925) revealed it to be a complex composed of four species: C. siamensis (Smith 1925) which occurs on Ko Tao Island, Surat Thani Province and on theExpand
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The systematics and independent evolution of cave ecomorphology in distantly related clades of Bent-toed Geckos (Genus Cyrtodactylus Gray, 1827) from the Mekong Delta and islands in the Gulf of
An integrative taxonomic analysis of the distantly related Cyrtodactylus condorensis and intermedius species complexes of the Mekong Delta revealed that C. paradoxus is a junior synonym of C.Expand
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