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  • Luke J. Welton, Scott L. Travers, Cameron D Siler, Rafe M Brown
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • 2014 (First Publication: 5 November 2014)
  • We describe two new species of morphologically cryptic monitor lizards (genus Varanus) from the Philippine Archipelago:  Varanus dalubhasa sp. nov. and V. bangonorum sp. nov. These two distinctContinue Reading
  • Jesse L. Grismer, James A. Schulte, +5 authors Rafe M Brown
  • Biology, Medicine
  • BMC Evolutionary Biology
  • 2016 (First Publication: 19 February 2016)
  • BackgroundThe Indian Tectonic Plate split from Gondwanaland approximately 120 MYA and set the Indian subcontinent on a ~ 100 million year collision course with Eurasia. Many phylogenetic studies haveContinue Reading
  • Scott L. Travers, Todd R. Jackman, Aaron M Bauer
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 November 2014)
  • Afromontane habitats throughout eastern sub-Saharan Africa support remarkable levels of microendemism. However, despite being the subject of decades of research interest, biogeographical patterns ofContinue Reading
  • Daniel M Portik, Scott L. Travers, Aaron M Bauer, William R. Branch
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Zootaxa
  • 2013 (First Publication: 17 September 2013)
  • A new species of high elevation dwarf gecko (Gekkonidae: Lygodactylus) is described from Mount Namuli, northern Mozambique. This new species is distinguished from other closely related species in theContinue Reading
  • Alana Alexander, Yong-Chao Su, Carl H Oliveros, Karen V. Olson, Scott L. Travers, Rafe M Brown
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 2017 (First Publication: 1 February 2017)
  • The microhylid frog genus Kaloula is an adaptive radiation spanning the edge of the Asian mainland and multiple adjacent island archipelagos, with much of the clade's diversity associated with anContinue Reading
  • Paul M. Oliver, Scott L. Travers, Jonathan Q Richmond, Patrick Pikacha, Robert N. Fisher
  • Biology
  • 2018 (First Publication: 17 March 2018)
  • The islands of East Melanesia have generated key insights into speciation processes and community assembly. However, when and how these islands began to form, emerge and accumulate endemic taxaContinue Reading
  • Paul M. Oliver, Rafe M Brown, Fred Kraus, Eric N. Rittmeyer, Scott L. Travers, Cameron D Siler
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
  • 2018 (First Publication: 31 January 2018)
  • Regions with complex geological histories often have diverse and highly endemic biotas, yet inferring the ecological and historical processes shaping this relationship remains challenging. Here, inContinue Reading