Miguel Vences

Evolutionary Biologist, Herpetologist, Photographer


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Publications

Below is a full list of my publications: First, those in indexed scientific journals (numbered A), followed by publications in other scientific journals and book chapters (B), books and CDs (C), other publications (D) and book reviews (E).

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A. Publications in journals tracked by ISI Journal Citation Report

Published online ahead of print

A455. Dufresnes, C., A.G. Nicieza, S.N. Litvinchuk, N. Rodrigues, D.L. Jeffries, M. Vences, N. Perrin, I. Martínez-Solano (2020): Are glacial refugia hotspots of speciation and cyto-nuclear discordances? Answers from the genomic phylogeography of Spanish common frogs. – Molecular Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15368

A454. Gemeinholzer, B., M. Vences, B. Beszteri, T. Bruy, J. Felden, I. Kostadinov, A. Miralles, T.W. Nattkemper, C. Printzen, J. Renz, N. Rybalka, T. Schuster, T. Weibulat, T. Wilke & S.S. Renner (2020): Data storage and data re-use in taxonomy—the need for improved storage and accessibility of heterogeneous data. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, DOI:10.1007/s13127-019-00428-w


2020

A453. Zabuga, A.V., M. I. Arrigo, J. Teyssier, S. R. Mouchet, K. Nishikawa, M. Matsui, M. Vences & M.C. Milinkovitch (2020): Translucent in air and iridescent in water: structural analysis of a salamander egg sac. – Soft Matter 16: 1714. (PDF)

A452. Dufresnes, C., M. Pribille, B. Alard, H. Gonçalves, F. Amat, P.A. Crochet, S. Dubey, N. Perrin, L. Fumagalli, M. Vences & I. Martínez-Solano (2020): Integrating hybrid zone analyses in species delimitation: lessons from two anuran radiations of the Western Mediterranean. – Heredity 124: 423-438. (PDF)

A451. Prötzel, D., M.D. Scherz, F.M. Ratsoavina, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2020): Untangling the trees: Revision of the Calumma nasutum complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). – Vertebrate Zoology 70: 23-59. (PDF)

A450. Woodhams, D.C., M.C. Bletz, C.G. Becker H.A. Bender, D. Buitrago-Rosas, H. Diebboll, R. Huynh, P.J. Kearns, J. Kueneman, E. Kurosawa, B.C. LaBumbard, C. Lyons, K. McNally, K. Schliep, N. Shankar, A.G. Tokash-Peters, M. Vences & R. Whetstone (2020): Host-associated microbiomes are predicted by immune system complexity and climate. – Genome Biology 21: 23. (PDF)

A449. Vences, M. (2020): The promise of next-generation taxonomy. – Megataxa 1: 35-38. (PDF)

A448. Rasolonjatovo, S.M., M.D. Scherz C.R. Hutter, F. Glaw, A. Rakotoarison, J.H. Razafindraibe, S.M. Goodman, A.P. Raselimanana & M. Vences (2020): Sympatric lineages in the Mantidactylus ambreensis complex of Malagasy frogs originated allopatrically rather than by in-situ speciation. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 144: 106700. (PDF)


2019

A447. Ali, J.R. & M. Vences (2019): Novel summary metrics for insular biotic assemblages based on taxonomy and phylogeny: Biogeographical, palaeogeographical and possible conservational applications. – Journal of Biogeography 46: 2735-2751. (PDF)

A446. Ali, J.R. & M. Vences (2019): Mammals and long-distance over-water colonization: The case for rafting dispersal; the case against phantom causeways. – Journal of Biogeography 46: 2632-2636. (PDF)

A445. Fischer, E.K., A.B. Roland, N.A. Moskowitz, C. Vidoudez, N. Ranaivorazo, E.E. Tapia, S.A. Trauger, M. Vences, L.A. Coloma, L.A. O’Connell (2019): Mechanisms of convergent egg provisioning in poison frogs. – Current Biology 29: 4145–4151. (PDF)

A444. Bletz, M.C., B. Bunk, C. Spröer, P. Biwer, S. Reiter, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, S. Schulz, J. Overmann & M. Vences (2019): Amphibian skin-associated Pigmentiphaga: Genome sequence and occurrence across geography and hosts. – PLoS One 14: e0223747. (PDF)

A443. Ratsoavina, F.M., M.D. Scherz, K.A. Tolley, A.P. Raselimanana, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): A new species of Uroplatus (Gekkonidae) from Ankarana National Park, Madagascar, of remarkably high genetic divergence. – Zootaxa 4683: 84-96. (PDF)

A442. Sanchez, E., A. Rodríguez, J.H. Grau, S. Lötters, S. Künzel, R.A. Saporito, E. Ringler, S. Schulz, K.C. Wollenberg Valero & M. Vences (2019): Transcriptomic signatures of experimental alkaloid consumption in a poison frog. – Genes 10: 733. (PDF)

A441. Garcia-Porta, J., I. Irisarri, M. Kirchner, A. Rodríguez, S. Kirchhof, J.L. Brown, A. MacLeod, A.P. Turner, F. Ahmadzadeh, G. Albaladejo, J. Crnobrnja-Isailovic, I. De la Riva, A. Fawzi, P. Galán, B. Göçmen, D. J. Harris, O. Jiménez-Robles, U. Joger, O. Jovanovic Glavas, M. Karis, G. Koziel, S. Künzel, M. Lyra, D. Miles, M. Nogales, M.A. Oguz, P. Pafilis, L. Rancilhac, N. Rodríguez, B. Rodríguez Concepción, E. Sanchez, D. Salvi, T. Slimani, A. S’khifa, A.T. Qashqaei, A. Zagar, A. Lemmon, E. Moriarty Lemmon, M. A. Carretero, S. Carranza, H. Philippe, B. Sinervo, J. Müller, M. Vences, K.C. Wollenberg Valero (2019) Environmental temperatures shape thermal physiology as well as diversification and genome-wide substitution rates in lizards. – Nature Communications 10: 4077. (PDF) //  Nature Research blog entry by K. Valero

A440. Thomas, V., Y. Wang, P. Van Rooij, E. Verbrugghe, V. Balás, J. Bosch, A. A. Cunningham, M.C. Fisher, T.W.J. Garner, M.J. Gilbert, E. Grasselli, T. Kinet, A. Laudelout, S. Lötters, A. Loyau, C. Miaud, S. Salvidio, D.S. Schmeller, B.R. Schmidt, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences, N. Wagner, S. Canessa, A. Martel & F. Pasmans (2019): Mitigating Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. – Amphibia-Reptilia 40: 265-290. (PDF)

A439. Foley, S., T. Lüddecke, D.Q. Cheng, H. Krehenwinkel, S. Künzel, S.J. Longhorn, I. Wendt, V. von Wirth, R. Tänzler, M. Vences & W.H. Piel (2019): Tarantula phylogenomics: A robust phylogeny of deep theraphosid clades inferred from transcriptome data sheds light on the prickly issue of urticating setae evolution. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 140: 106573. (PDF)

A438. Becker, C.G., M.C. Bletz, S.E. Greenspan, D. Rodriguez, C. Lambertini, T.S. Jenkinson, P.R. Guimarães Jr, A.P.A. Assis, R. Geffers, M. Jarek, L.F. Toledo, M. Vences & C.F.B. Haddad (2019): Low-load pathogen spillover predicts shifts in skin microbiome and survival of a terrestrial breeding amphibian. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191114. (PDF)

A437. Mohan, A.V., P.S. Gehring, M.D. Scherz, F. Glaw, F.M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences (2019): Comparative phylogeography and patterns of deep genetic differentiation of two gecko species, Paroedura gracilis and Phelsuma guttata, across north-eastern Madagascar. – Salamandra 55: 211-220. (PDF)

A436. Vences, M., R.G.B. Perl, K. Giesen, R. Schluckebier, K. Simon, E. Schmidt, S. Steinfartz & T. Ziegler (2019): Development of new microsatellite markers for the Green Toad, Bufotes viridis, to assess population structure at its northwestern range boundary in Germany. – Salamandra 55: 191-198. (PDF)

A435. Scherz, M.D., F. Glaw, C.R. Hutter, M.C. Bletz, A. Rakotoarison, J. Köhler & M. Vences (2019): Species complexes and the importance of Data Deficient classification in Red List assessments: The case of Hylobatrachus frogs. – PLoS ONE 14: e0219437. (PDF)

A434. Sabino-Pinto, J., A. Rakotoarison, M.C. Bletz, D. Edmonds, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): A new species of the Spinomantis bertini species complex (Anura: Mantellidae) from Pic d’Ivohibe Special Reserve (Madagascar). – Zootaxa 4656: 133-142. (PDF)

A433. Rakotoarison, A., M.D. Scherz, M.C. Bletz, J.H. Razafindraibe, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): Description of the lucky Cophyla (Microhylidae, Cophylinae), a new arboreal frog from Marojejy National Park in north-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4651: 271-288. (PDF)

A432. Preißler, K., S. Gippner, T. Lüddecke, E.T. Krause, S. Schulz, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2019): More yellow more toxic? Sex rather than alkaloid content is correlated with yellow coloration in the fire salamander. – Journal of Zoology 308: 293-300. (PDF)

A431. Scherz, M.D., J. Köhler, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2019): A new yellow-toed Platypelis species (Anura, Microhylidae, Cophylinae) from the Maroantsetra region, northeastern Madagascar. – Evolutionary Systematics 3: 75-83. (PDF)

A430. Knepper, J., T. Lüddecke, K. Preißler, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2019): Isolation and identification of alkaloids from poisons of fire salamanders (Salamandra salamandra). – Journal of Natural Products 82: 1319-1324 (PDF)

A429. Blom, M.P.K., N.J. Matzke, J.G. Bragg, E. Arida, C.C. Austin, A.R. Backlin, M.A. Carretero, R.N. Fisher, F. Glaw, S.A. Hathaway, D.T. Iskandar, J.A. McGuire, B.R. Karin, S.B. Reilly, E.N. Rittmeyer, S. Rocha, M. Sanchez, A.L. Stubbs, M. Vences & C. Moritz (2019): Habitat preference modulates transoceanic dispersal in a terrestrial vertebrate. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20182575. (PDF)

A428. Rakotoarison, A., M.D. Scherz, M.C. Bletz, J.H. Razafindraibe, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): Diversity, elevational variation, and phylogeographic origin of stump-toed frogs (Microhylidae: Cophylinae: Stumpffia) on the Marojejy massif, northern Madagascar. – Salamandra 55: 115-123. (PDF)

A427. Köhler, J., M. Vences, M.D. Scherz & F. Glaw (2019): A new species of nocturnal gecko, genus Paroedura, from the karstic Tsingy de Bemaraha formation in western Madagascar. – Salamandra 55: 73-81. (PDF)

A426. Glaw, F., O. Hawlitschek, K. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): Integrative evidence confirms new endemic island frogs and transmarine dispersal of amphibians between Madagascar and Mayotte (Comoros archipelago). – The Science of Nature 106: 19. (PDF)

A425. Crottini, A., P. Orozco-terWengel, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, J.S. Hauswaldt & M. Vences (2019): Mitochondrial introgression, color pattern variation, and severe demographic bottlenecks in three species of Malagasy poison frogs, genus Mantella. – Genes 10: 317. (PDF)

A424. Melnik, K., M. Menke, A. Rakotoarison, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2019): Identification and synthesis of luteolide, a highly branched macrolide semiochemical from the mantellid frog Gephyromantis luteus. – Organic Letters 21: 2851-2854. (PDF)

A423. Sabino-Pinto, J., A. Martel, F. Pasmans, S. Steinfartz & M. Vences (2019): Pooling skin swabs does not inhibit qPCR detection of amphibian chytrid infection. – PLoS ONE 14: e0214405. (PDF)

A422. Scherz, M.D., C.R. Hutter, A. Rakotoarison, J.C. Riemann, M.O.Rödel, S.H. Ndriantsoa, J. Glos, S. Hyde Roberts, A. Crottini, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2019) Morphological and ecological convergence at the lower size limit for vertebrates highlighted by five new miniaturised microhylid frog species from three different Madagascan genera. – PLoS ONE 14: e0213314. (PDF)

A421. Kueneman, J.G., M.C. Bletz, V.J. McKenzie, C. G. Becker, M.B. Joseph, J.G. Abarca, H.Archer, A.L. Arellano, A. Bataille, M. Becker, L.K. Belden, A. Crottini , R. Geffers, C. F. B. Haddad, R.N. Harris, W.M. Holden, M. Hughey, M. Jarek, P.J. Kearns, J.L. Kerby, J. Kielgast, A. Kurabayashi, A.V. Longo, A. Loudon, D. Medina, J.J. Nuñez, R.G.B. Perl, A. Pinto-Tomás, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, E.A. Rebollar, A. Rodríguez, L. Rollins-Smith, R. Stevenson, C.C. Tebbe, G. Vargas Asensio, B. Waldman, J.B. Walke, S.M. Whitfield, K.R. Zamudio, I. Zúñiga Chaves, D.C. Woodhams & M. Vences (2019): Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale. – Nature Ecology and Evolution 3: 381-389. (PDF)

A420. Sanchez, E., H. Pröhl, T. Lüddecke, S. Schulz, S. Steinfartz & M. Vences (2019): The conspicuous postmetamorphic coloration of fire salamanders, but not their toxicity, is affected by larval background albedo. – Journal of Experimental Zoology 332: 26-35. (PDF)

A419. Scherz, M.D., J. Köhler, A. Rakotoarison, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): A new dwarf chameleon, genus Brookesia, from the Marojejy massif in northern Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 95: 95-106. (PDF)

A418. Ehl, S., M. Vences & M. Veith (2019): Reconstructing evolution at the community level: A case study on Mediterranean amphibians. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 134: 211-225. (PDF)

A417. Preißler, K., A. D. Watzal, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2019): Detection of elusive fire salamander larvae (Salamandra salamandra) in streams via environmental DNA. – Amphibia-Reptilia 40: 55-64. (PDF)

A416. Sabino-Pinto, J., E.T. Krause, M.C. Bletz, A. Martel, F. Pasmans, S. Steinfartz & M. Vences (2019): Detectability vs. time and costs in pooled DNA extraction of cutaneous swabs: a study on the amphibian chytrid fungi. – Amphibia-Reptilia 40: 29-39. (PDF)

A415. Rancilhac, L., F. Goudarzi, M. Gehara, M.-R. Hemami, K.R. Elmer, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2019): Phylogeny and species delimitation of Near Eastern Neurergus newts (Salamandridae) based on genome-wide RADseq data analysis. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 133: 189-197. (PDF)

A414. Ratsoavina, F.M., A.P. Raselimanana, M.D. Scherz, A. Rakotoarison, J.H. Razafindraibe, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2019): Finaritra! A splendid new leaf-tailed gecko (Uroplatus) species from Marojejy National Park in north-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4545: 563-577. (PDF)

A413. Dinis, M., K. Merabet, F. Martínez-Freiría, S. Steinfartz, M. Vences, J.D. Burgon, K. R. Elmer, D. Donaire, A. Hinckley, S. Fahd, U. Joger, A. Fawzi, T. Slimani & G. Velo-Antón (2019): Allopatric diversification and evolutionary melting pot in a North African Palearctic relict: The biogeographic history of Salamandra algira. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 130: 81-91. (PDF)


2018

A412. Moskowitz, N.A., A.B. Roland, E.K. Fischer, N. Ranaivorazo, C. Vidoudez, M.T. Aguilar, S.M. Caldera, J. Chea, M.G. Cristus, J.P. Crowdis, B. DeMessie, C.R. desJardins-Park, A.H. Effenberger, F. Flores, M. Giles, E.Y. He, N.S. Izmaylov, C.C. Lee, N.A. Pagel, K.K. Phu, L.U. Rosen, D.A. Seda, Y. Shen, S. Vargas, A.W. Murray, E. Abebe, S.A. Trauger, D.A. Donoso, M. Vences & L.A. O’Connell (2018): Seasonal changes in diet and chemical defense in the Climbing Mantella frog (Mantella laevigata). – PLoS ONE 13: e0207940. (PDF)

A411. Lötters, S., N. Wagner, A. Kerres, M. Vences, S. Steinfartz, J. Sabino-Pinto, L. Seufer, K. Preissler, V. Schulz & M. Veith (2018): First report of host co-infection of parasitic amphibian chytrid fungi. – Salamandra 54: 287-290. (PDF)

A410. Scherz, M.D., F. Glaw, A. Rakotoarison, M. Wagler & M. Vences (2018): Polymorphism and synonymy of Brookesia antakarana and B. ambreensis, leaf chameleons from Montagne d’Ambre in north Madagascar. – Salamandra 54: 259-268. (PDF)

A409. Sillero, N., J. Campos, A. Bonardi, C. Corti, R. Creemers, P.-A. Crochet, J. Crnobrnja Isailovic, M. Denoël, G. F. Ficetola, J. Gonçalves, S. Kuzmin, P. Lymberakis, P. de Pous, A. Rodríguez, R. Sindaco, J. Speybroeck, B. Toxopeus, D.R. Vieites & M. Vences (2018): NA2RE is reliable but aims for improvement: an answer to Vamberger and Fritz (2018). – Biologia 35: 1-31. (PDF)

A408. Bletz, M.C., M. Kelly, J. Sabino-Pinto, E. Bales, S. Van Praet, W. Bert, F. Boyen, M. Vences, S. Steinfartz, F. Pasmans & A. Martel (2018): Disruption of skin microbiota contributes to salamander disease. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20180758. (PDF)

A407. Lüddecke, T., S. Schulz, S. Steinfartz & M. Vences (2018): A salamander’s toxic arsenal: review of skin poison diversity and function in true salamanders, genus Salamandra. – The Science of Nature 105: 56. (PDF)

A406. Prötzel, D., M. Vences, O. Hawlitschek, M.D. Scherz, F.M. Ratsoavina & F. Glaw (2018): Endangered beauties: micro-CT cranial osteology, molecular genetics and external morphology reveal three new species of chameleons in the Calumma boettgeri complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 184: 471-498. (PDF)

A405. Vences, M., A. Hildenbrand, K.M. Warmuth, F. Andreone & M. Vences (2018): A new riparian Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) frog from the Tsaratanana and Manongarivo Massifs in northern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4486: 575-588. (PDF)

A404. Lourenço-de-Moraes, R., I.R. Dias, C.V. Mira-Mendes, R.M. de Oliveira, A. Barth, D.S. Ruas, M. Vences, M. Solé, R.P. Bastos (2018): Diversity of miniaturized frogs of the genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae): A new species from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil. – PLoS ONE 13: e0201781. (PDF)

A403. Taucce, P.P.G., C. Canedo, C.F.B. Haddad, A.L.Lemmon, E.M. Lemmon, M. Vences & M. Lyra (2018):  The mitochondrial genomes of five frog species of the Neotropical genus Ischnocnema (Anura: Brachycephaloidea: Brachycephalidae). – Mitochondrial DNA Part B 3: 917-919. (PDF)

A402. Lyra, M.L. & M. Vences (2018): Preliminary assessment of mitochondrial variation in the insular endemic, biogeographically enigmatic Noronha skink, Trachylepis atlantica (Squamata: Scincidae). – Salamandra 54: 229-232. (PDF)

A401. Cocca, W., G.M. Rosa, F. Andreone, G. Aprea, P.E. Bergò, F. Mattioli, V. Mercurio, J.E. Randrianirina, D. Rosado, M. Vences & A. Crottini (2018): The herpetofauna (Amphibia, Crocodylia, Squamata, Testudines) of the Isalo Massif, Southwest Madagascar: combining morphological, molecular and museum data. – Salamandra 54: 178-200. (PDF)

A400. Glaw, F., M.D. Scherz, D. Prötzel & M. Vences (2018): Eye and webbing colouration as predictors of specific distinctness: a genetically isolated new treefrog species of the Boophis albilabris group from the Masoala peninsula, northeastern Madagascar. – Salamandra 54: 163-177. (PDF)

A399. Sabino-Pinto, J., M. Veith, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2018): Asymptomatic infection of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in captivity. – Scientific Reports 8: 11767. (PDF)

A398. Lehtinen, R.M., F. Glaw, M. Vences, A. Rakotoarison & M.D. Scherz (2018) Two new Pandanus frogs (Guibemantis: Mantellidae: Anura) from northern Madagascar. –European Journal of Taxonomy 451: 1–20. (PDF)

A397. Macario-González, L., S. Cohuo, M., Elías-Gutiérrez, M. Vences, L. Pérez & A. Schwalb (2018): Integrative taxonomy of freshwater ostracodes (Crustacea: Ostracoda) of the Yucatán Peninsula, implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions in the northern Neotropical region. – Zoologischer Anzeiger 275: 20-36.

A396. Hutter, C.R., S.M. Lambert, Z.F. Andriampenomanana, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2018): Molecular phylogeny and diversification of Malagasy bright-eyed tree frogs (Mantellidae: Boophis). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 568-578. (PDF)

A395. Lyra, M.L., M.C. Bletz, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2018): The intestinal microbiota of tadpoles differs from those of syntopic aquatic invertebrates. – Microbial Ecology 76: 121–124. (PDF)

A394. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2018): Three new species of nocturnal geckos of the Paroedura oviceps clade from xeric environments of Madagascar (Squamata: Gekkonidae). – Zootaxa 4433: 305-324. (PDF)

A393. Menke, M., K. Melnik, P.S. Peram, I. Starnberger, W. Hödl, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2018): Frogolide – An unprecedented sesquiterpene macrolactone from scent glands of African frogs. – European Journal of Organic Chemistry 20/21: 2651-2656. (PDF)

A392. Marshall, B.M., N.R. Casewell, M. Vences, F. Glaw, F. Andreone, A. Rakotoarison, G. Zancolli, F. Woog, W. Wüster (2018): Widespread vulnerability of Malagasy predators to the toxins of an introduced toad. – Current Biology 28: R635–R655. (PDF)

A391. Gehring, P.S., S. Siarabi, M.D. Scherz, F.M. Ratsoavina, A. Rakotoarison, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2018): Genetic differentiation and species status of the large-bodied leaf-tailed geckos Uroplatus fimbriatus and U. giganteus. – Salamandra 54: 132-146. (PDF)

A390. Sanchez, E., S.D. Biju, M.M. Islam, M. Hasan, A. Ohler, M. Vences & A. Kurabayashi (2018): Phylogeny and classification of Fejervaryan frogs (Anura: Dicroglossidae). – Salamandra 54: 109-116. (PDF)

A389. Bletz, M.C., M.D. Scherz, A. Rakotoarison, R.M. Lehtinen, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2018): Stumbling upon a new frog species of Guibemantis (Anura: Mantellidae) on top of the Marojejy Massif in northern Madagascar. – Copeia 106: 255-263. (PDF)

A388. Sanchez, E., E. Küpfer, D.J. Goedbloed, A.W. Nolte, T. Lüddecke, S. Schulz, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2018): Morphological and transcriptomic analyses reveal three discrete primary stages of postembryonic development in the common fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra.Journal of Experimental Zoology B - Molecular and Developmental Evolution 330: 96-108. (PDF)

A387. Woodhams, D. C., B.C. LaBumbard, K.L. Barnhart, M.H. Becker, M.C. Bletz, L.A. Escobar, S.V. Flechas, M.E. Forman, A.A. Iannetta, M.D. Joyce, F. Rabemananjara, B. Gratwicke, M. Vences & K.P.C. Minbiole (2017): Prodigiosin, violacein, and volatile organic compounds produced by widespread cutaneous bacteria of amphibians can inhibit two Batrachochytrium fungal pathogens. – Microbial Ecology 75: 1049-1062. (PDF)

A386. Perl, R.G.B., E. Geffen, Y. Malka, A. Barocas, S. Renan, M. Vences & S. Gafny (2018): Population genetic analysis of the recently rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) reveals high genetic diversity and low inbreeding. – Scientific Reports 8: 5588. (PDF)

A385. Scherz, M.D., O. Hawlitschek, J.H. Razafindraibe, S. Megson, F.M. Ratsoavina, A. Rakotoarison, M.C. Bletz, F. Glaw, M. Vences (2018): A distinctive new frog species (Anura, Mantellidae) supports the biogeographic linkage of two montane rainforest massifs in northern Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 94: 247-261. (PDF)

A384. Dittrich, C., A. Rodríguez, O. Segev, S. Drakulic, H. Feldhaar, M. Vences & M.-O. Rödel (2018): Temporal migration patterns and mating tactics influence size-assortative mating in Rana temporaria. Behavioral Ecology 29: 418-428. (PDF)

A383. Vences. M., J.R. Rasoloariniaina & J.C. Riemann (2018): A preliminary assessment of genetic divergence and distribution of Malagasy cave fish in the genus Typhleotris (Teleostei: Milyeringidae). – Zootaxa 4378: 367-376. (PDF)

A382. Lüddecke, T., H. Krehenwinkel, G. Canning, F. Glaw, S. Longhorn, R. Tänzler, I. Wendt & M. Vences (2018): Discovering the silk road: Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data resolve the phylogenetic relationships among theraphosid spider subfamilies. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 63-70. (PDF)


2017

A381. Renan, S., S. Gafny, R.G.B. Perl, U. Roll, Y. Malka, M. Vences, & E. Geffen (2017): Living quarters of a living fossil - Uncovering the current distribution pattern of the rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) using environmental DNA. – Molecular Ecology 26: 6801-6812. (PDF)

A380. Scherz, M.D., M. Vences, J. Borrell, L. Ball, D. Herizo Nomenjanahary, D. Parker, M. Rakotondratsima, E. Razafimandimby, T. Starnes, J. Rabearivony & F. Glaw (2017): A new frog species of the subgenus Asperomantis (Anura, Mantellidae, Gephyromantis) from the Bealanana District of northern Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 93: 451-466. (PDF)

A379. Scherz, M.D., J.H. Razafindraibe, A. Rakotoarison, N.M. Dixit, M.C. Bletz, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2017): Yet another small brown frog from high altitude on the Marojejy Massif, northeastern Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 4347: 572-482. (PDF)

A378. Ratsoavina, F.M., P.S. Gehring, M.D. Scherz, D.R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2017): Two new species of leaf-tailed geckos (Uroplatus) from the Tsaratanana mountain massif in northern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4347: 446-464. (PDF)

A377. Rakotoarison, A., M.D. Scherz, F. Glaw, J. Köhler, F. Andreone, M. Franzen, J. Glos, O. Hawlitschek, T. Jono, A. Mori, S.H. Ndriantsoa, N. Rasoamampionona Raminosoa, J.C. Riemann, M.O. Rödel, G.M. Rosa, D.R. Vieites, A. Crottini & M. Vences (2017): Describing the smaller majority: integrative taxonomy reveals twenty-six new species of tiny microhylid frogs (genus Stumpffia) from Madagascar. – Vertebrate Zoology 67: 271-398. (high-resolution PDF - 75 MB) (low-resolution PDF - 15 MB)

A376. Miralles, A., A. MacLeod, A. Rodríguez, A. Ibañez, G. Jiménez-Uzcategui, G. Quezada, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2017): Shedding light on the Imps of Darkness: an integrative taxonomic revision of the Galápagos marine iguanas (genus Amblyrhynchus). – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 678-710. (PDF)

A375. Rakotoarison, A., M.D. Scherz, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2017): Rediscovery of frogs belonging to the enigmatic microhylid genus Madecassophryne in the Anosy Massif, south-eastern Madagascar. – Salamandra 53: 507-518. (PDF)

A374. Prötzel, D., M. Vences, M.D. Scherz, D.R. Vieites & F. Glaw (2017) Splitting and lumping: An integrative taxonomic assessment of Malagasy chameleons in the Calumma guibei complex results in the new species C. gehringi sp. nov. – Vertebrate Zoology 67: 231-249. (PDF)

A373. Peram, P.S., M. Vences & S. Schulz (2017): A synthetic dodecanolide library for the identification of putative semiochemicals emitted by mantellid frogs. – Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 15: 6967-6977. (PDF)

A372. Irisarri, I., D. Baurain, H. Brinkmann, F. Delsuc, J.Y. Sire, A. Kupfer, J. Petersen, M. Jarek, A. Meyer, M. Vences & H. Philippe (2017): Phylotranscriptomic consolidation of the jawed vertebrate timetree. – Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 1370-1378. (PDF)

A371. Sabino-Pinto, J., P. Galán, S. Rodríguez, M.C. Bletz, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, M. Jarek & M. Vences (2017): Temporal changes in cutaneous bacterial communities of terrestrial- and aquatic-phase newts (Amphibia). – Environmental Microbiology 19: 3025-3038. (PDF)

A370. Bletz, M.C., J. Myers, D.C. Woodhams, F.C. E. Rabemananjara, A. Rakotonirina, C. Weldon, D. Edmonds, M. Vences & R.N. Harris (2017) Estimating herd immunity to amphibian chytridiomycosis in Madagascar based on the defensive function of amphibian skin bacteria. – Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01751. (PDF)

A369. Nowack, C., P.S. Peram, S. Wenzel, A. Rakotoarison, F. Glaw, D. Poth, S. Schulz & M. Vences (2017): Volatile compound secretion coincides with modifications of the olfactory organ in mantellid frogs. – Journal of Zoology 303: 72–81. (PDF)

A368. Vences, M., J. Köhler & F. Glaw (2017): A new species of smooth-skinned Spinomantis frog (Anura: Mantellidae) from south-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4317: 379-390. (PDF)

A367. Blooi, M., A.E. Laking, A. Martel, F. Haesebrouck, M. Jocque, T. Brown, S. Green, M. Vences, M. Bletz & F. Pasmans (2017): Host niche may determine disease-driven extinction risk. – PLoS ONE 12: e0181051. (PDF)

A366. Lyra, M.L., E. Sanchez, S. Künzel, S. Lötters, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2017): The mitochondrial genomes of three species of poison frogs (Anura: Dendrobates). – Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2: 397-399. (PDF)

A365. Bletz, M.C., H. Archer, R.N. Harris, V.J. McKenzie, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, A. Rakotoarison & M. Vences (2017): Host ecology rather than host phylogeny drives amphibian skin microbial community structure in the biodiversity hotspot of Madagascar. – Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01530. (PDF)

A364. Scherz, M.D., M. Vences, A. Rakotoarison, F. Andreone, J. Köhler, F. Glaw & A. Crottini (2017): Lumping or splitting in the Cophylinae (Anura: Microhylidae) and the need for a parsimony of taxonomic changes: a response to Peloso et al. (2017). – Salamandra 53: 479-483. (PDF)

A363. Rodríguez, A., J.D. Burgon, M. Lyra, I. Irisarri, D. Baurain, L. Blaustein, B. Göçmen, S. Künzel, B.K. Mable, A.W. Nolte, M. Veith, S. Steinfartz, K.R. Elmer, H. Philippe & M. Vences (2017): Inferring the shallow phylogeny of true salamanders (Salamandra) by multiple phylogenomic approaches. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 115: 16-26. (PDF)

A362. Bletz, M.C., R.G.B. Perl, B.T.C. Bobowski, L.M. Japke, C.C. Tebbe, A.B. Dohrmann, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, M. Jarek, M. Vences (2017): Amphibian skin microbiota exhibits temporal variation in community structure but stability of predicted Bd-inhibitory function. – The ISME Journal 11: 1521-1534. (PDF)

A361. Vences, M., J.L. Brown, A. Lathrop, G.M. Rosa, A. Cameron, A. Crottini, R. Dolch, D. Edmonds, K.L.M. Freeman, F. Glaw, L.L. Grismer, S. Litvinchuk, M.G. Milne, M. Moore, J.F. Solofo, J. Noël, T.Q. Nguyen, A. Ohler, C. Randrianantoandro, A.P. Raselimanana, P. van Leeuwen, G.O.U. Wogan, T. Ziegler, F. Andreone & R.W. Murphy (2017): Tracing a toad invasion: lack of mitochondrial DNA variation, haplotype origins, and potential distribution of introduced Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar. – Amphibia-Reptilia, 38: 197-207. (PDF)

A360. Lyra M.L., U. Joger, U. Schulte, T. Slimani, E.H. El Mouden, A. Bouazza, S. Künzel, A.R. Lemmon, E. Moriarty Lemmon & M.Vences (2017) The mitochondrial genomes of Atlas Geckos (Quedenfeldtia): mitogenome assembly from transcriptomes and anchored hybrid enrichment datasets. – Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2: 356-358. (PDF)

A359. Scherz, M.D., O. Hawlitschek, F. Andreone, A. Rakotoarison, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2017): A review of the taxonomy and osteology of the Rhombophryne serratopalpebrosa species group (Anura: Microhylidae) from Madagascar, with comments on the value of volume rendering of micro-CT data to taxonomists. – Zootaxa 4273: 301-340. (PDF)

A358. Gehara, M., A. Barth, E.F. de Oliveira, M.A. Costa, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2017): Model-based analyses reveal insular population diversification and cryptic frog species in the Ischnocnema parva complex in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 112: 68–78. (PDF)

A357. Sabino-Pinto, J., M.C. Bletz, M. Iturriaga, M. Vences & A. Rodríguez (2017): Low infection prevalence of the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Chytridiomycetes: Rhizophydiales) in Cuba. – Amphibia-Reptilia 38: 243–249. (PDF)

A356. Bletz, M.C., M. Vences, J. Sabino-Pinto, Y. Taguchi, N. Shimizu, K. Nishikawa & A. Kurabayashi (2017): Cutaneous microbiota of the Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus), a representative of an ancient amphibian clade. – Hydrobiologia 795: 153–167. (PDF)

A355. Wollenberg Valero, K.C., J. Garcia-Porta, A. Rodríguez, M. Arias, A. Shah, R.D. Randrianiaina, J.L. Brown, F. Glaw, F. Amat, S. Künzel, D. Metzler, R.D. Isokpehi & M. Vences (2017): Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases. – Nature Communications 8: 15213. (PDF)

A354. Köhler, J., M. Jansen, A. Rodríguez, P.J.R. Kok, L.F. Toledo, M. Emmrich, F. Glaw, C.F.B. Haddad, M.O. Rödel & M. Vences (2017): The use of bioacoustics in anuran taxonomy: theory, terminology, methods and recommendations for best practice. – Zootaxa 4251: 1–124. (PDF reduced size) / (PDF full size 40 MB)

A353. Bletz, M.C., R.G.B. Perl & M. Vences (2017): Skin microbiota differs drastically between co-occurring frogs and newts. – Royal Society Open Science 4: 170107. (PDF)

A352. Díaz-Rodríguez, J., M. Gehara, R. Márquez, M. Vences, H. Gonçalves, F. Sequeira, I. Martínez-Solano & M. Tejedo (2017): Integration of molecular, bioacoustical and morphological data reveals two new cryptic species of Pelodytes (Anura, Pelodytidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. – Zootaxa 4243: 1-41. (PDF)

A351. Perl, R.G.B., S. Gafny, Y. Malka, S. Renan, D.C. Woodhams, L. Rollins-Smith, J.D. Pask, M.C. Bletz, E. Geffen, M. Vences (2017): Natural history and conservation of the rediscovered Hula painted frog, Latonia nigriventer. – Contributions to Zoology 86: 11-37. (PDF)

A350. Vences, M., J. Köhler, M. Pabijan, M.C. Bletz, P.-S. Gehring, O. Hawlitschek, A. Rakotoarison, F.M. Ratsoavina, F. Andreone, A. Crottini & F. Glaw (2017): Taxonomy and geographic distribution of Malagasy frogs of the Gephyromantis asper clade, with description of a new subgenus and revalidation of Gephyromantis ceratophrys. – Salamandra 53: 77–98. (PDF)

A349. Vences, M., V. Sarasola-Puente, E. Sanchez, F. Amat & J. S. Hauswaldt (2017): Diversity and distribution of deep mitochondrial lineages of the common frog, Rana temporaria, in northern Spain. – Salamandra 53: 25–33. (PDF)

A348. Scherz, M.D., J. D. Daza, J. Köhler M. Vences & F.Glaw (2017): Off the scale: a new species of fish-scale gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae: Geckolepis) with exceptionally large scales. – PeerJ 5: e2955. (PDF)

A347. Erens, J., A. Miralles, F. Glaw, L. Chatrou & M. Vences (2017): Extended molecular phylogenetics and revised systematics of Malagasy scincine lizards. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 107: 466–472. (PDF)

A346. Hawlitschek, O., E.F.A. Toussaint, P.S. Gehring, F.M. Ratsoavina, N. Cole, A. Crottini, J. Nopper, A.W. Lam, M. Vences, F. Glaw (2017): Gecko phylogeography in the Western Indian Ocean region: The oldest clade of Ebenavia inunguis lives on the youngest island. – Journal of Biogeography 44: 409–420. (PDF)

A345. Sanchez, E., M.C. Bletz, L. Duntsch, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, M. Jarek, A.B. Dohrmann, C.C. Tebbe, S. Steinfartz, M. Vences (2017): Cutaneous bacterial communities of a poisonous salamander: a perspective from life stages, body parts and environmental conditions. – Microbial Ecology 73: 455–465. (PDF)

A344. Rodríguez, A., Á. Dugo-Cota, S. Montero-Mendieta, A. Gonzalez-Voyer, R. Alonso Bosch, M. Vences & C. Vilà (2017): Cryptic within cryptic: genetics, morphometrics, and bioacoustics delimitate a new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Eastern Cuba. – Zootaxa 4221: 501–522. (PDF)

A343. Zimkus, B.M., L.P. Lawson, M.F. Barej, C.D. Barratt, A. Channing, K.M. Dash, J.M. Dehling, L. Du Preez, P.-S. Gehring, E. Greenbaum, V. Gvozdík, J. Harvey, J. Kielgast, C. Kusamba, Z.T. Nagy, M. Pabijan, J. Penner, M.-O. Rödel, M. Vences, S. Lötters (2017): Leapfrogging into new territory: How Mascarene ridged frogs diversified across Africa and Madagascar to maintain their ecological niche. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106: 254–269. (PDF)



2016

A342. Schulze, A., R.D: Randrianiaina, B. Perl, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2016): The unexpectedly dull tadpole of Madagascar’s largest frog, Mantidactylus guttulatus.Acta Herpetologica 11: 119-125. (PDF)

A341. Bletz, M.C., D.J. Goedbloed, E. Sanchez, T. Reinhardt, C.C. Tebbe, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, M. Jarek, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2016): Amphibian gut microbiota shifts differentially in community structure but converges on habitat-specific predicted functions. – Nature Communications 7: 13699. (PDF)

A340. Menke, M., P.S. Peram, I. Starnberger, W. Hödl, G.F.M. Jongsma, D.C. Blackburn, M.O. Rödel, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2016): Identification, synthesis and mass spectrometry of a macrolide from the African reed frog Hyperolius cinnamomeoventris. – Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 12: 2731–2738. (PDF)

A339. Miralles, A., J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2016): Species delimitation methods put into taxonomic practice: two new Madascincus species formerly allocated to historical species names (Squamata, Scincidae). – Zoosystematics and Evolution 92: 257-275. (PDF)

A338. ten Hagen, L., A. Rodríguez, N. Menke, C. Göcking, M. Bisping, K.-H. Frommolt, T. Ziegler, M. Bonkowski & M. Vences (2016): Vocalizations in juvenile anurans: common spadefoot toads (Pelobates fuscus) regularly emit calls before sexual maturity. – The Science of Nature 103: 75. (PDF)

A337. Sabino-Pinto, J., M.C. Bletz, M.M. Islam, N. Shimizu, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, M. Jarek, A. Kurabayashi, M. Vences (2016): Composition of the cutaneous bacterial community in Japanese amphibians: effects of captivity, host species, and body region. – Microbial Ecology 72: 460-469. (PDF)

A336. Vences, M., M.L. Lyra, R.G.B. Perl, M.C. Bletz, D. Stankovic, C.M. Lopes, M. Jarek, S. Bhuju, R. Geffers, C.F.B. Haddad & S. Steinfartz (2016): Freshwater vertebrate metabarcoding on Illumina platforms using double-indexed primers of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene. – Conservation Genetics Resources 8: 323-327. (PDF)

A335. Scherz, M.D., F. Glaw, M. Vences, F. Andreone & A. Crottini (2016): Two new species of terrestrial microhylid frogs (Microhylidae: Cophylinae: Rhombophryne) from northeastern Madagascar. – Salamandra 52: 91-106. (PDF)

A334. Nowack, C. & M. Vences (2016): Ontogenetic development of the derived olfactory system of the mantellid frog Mantidactylus betsileanus. – Anatomical Record 299: 943-950. (PDF)

A333. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, A., A. Martel, J. Asselberghs, E.K. Bales, W. Beukema, M.C. Bletz, L. Dalbeck, E. Goverse, A. Kerres, T. Kinet, K. Kirst, A. Laudelout, L.F. Marin da Fonte, A. Nöllert, D. Ohlhoff, J. Sabino-Pinto, B.R. Schmidt, J. Speybroeck, F. Spikmans, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences, N. Wagner, F. Pasmans & S. Lötters (2016): Expanding distribution of lethal amphibian fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Europe. – Emerging Infectious Diseases 22: 1286-1288. (PDF)

A332. Miralles, A., T. Jono, A. Mori, R. Gandola, J. Erens, J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2016): A new perspective on the reduction of cephalic scales in fossorial legless skinks (Squamata, Scincidae). – Zoologica Scripta 45: 380-393. (PDF)

A331. Ineich, I., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2016): A new species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tsingy limestone outcrops in Namoroka National Park, north-western Madagascar. – Zootaxa 4109: 523-541. (PDF)

A330. Scherz, M.D., M. Vences, A. Rakotoarison, F. Andreone, J. Köhler, F. Glaw & A.. Crottini (2016): Reconciling molecular phylogeny, morphological divergence and classification of Madagascan narrow-mouthed frogs (Amphibia: Microhylidae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 100: 372-381. (PDF)

A329. Merabet, K., E. Sanchez, A. Dahmana, S. Bogaerts, D. Donaire, S. Steinfartz, U. Joger, M. Vences, M. Karar, A. Moali (2016): Phylogeographic relationships and shallow mitochondrial divergence of Algerian populations of Salamandra algira. – Amphibia-Reptilia 37: 1–8. (PDF)

A328. Strauß, A., F. Guilhaumon, R.D. Randrianiaina, K.C. Wollenberg Valero, M. Vences, J. Glos (2016): Opposing patterns of seasonal change in functional and phylogenetic diversity of tadpole assemblages. – PLoS ONE 11: e0151744. (PDF)

A327. Vences, M., M.L. Lyra, J.G. Kueneman, M.C. Bletz, H.M. Archer, J. Canitz, S. Handreck, R.D. Randrianiaina, U. Struck, S. Bhuju, M. Jarek, R. Geffers, V.J. McKenzie, C.C. Tebbe, C.F. Haddad & J. Glos (2016): Gut bacterial communities across tadpole ecomorphs in two diverse tropical anuran faunas. – The Science of Nature / Naturwissenschaften 103: 25. (PDF)

A326. Brown, J.L., N. Sillero, F. Glaw, P. Bora, D.R. Vieites & M. Vences (2016): Spatial biodiversity patterns of Madagascar's amphibians and reptiles. – PLoS ONE 11: e0144076. (PDF)



2015

A325. Vences. M., O. Jovanovic, G. Safarek, F. Glaw & J. Köhler (2015): A new arboreal frog of the genus Guibemantis from the southeast of Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 4059: 569-580. (PDF)

A324. Scherz, M.D., B. Ruthensteiner, D.R. Vieites, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2015): Two new microhylid frogs of the genus Rhombophryne with superciliary spines from the Tsaratanana Massif in northern Madagascar. – Herpetologica 71: 310-321. (PDF)

A323. Lansari, A., M. Vences, S. Hauswaldt, R. Hendrix, D. Donaire, A. Bouazza, U. Joger, E. H. El Mouden & T. Slimani (2015): The Atlas Massif separates a northern and a southern mitochondrial haplotype group of North African water frogs Pelophylax saharicus (Anura: Ranidae) in Morocco. – Amphibia Reptilia 36: 437-443. (PDF)

A322. Sabino-Pinto, J., M. Bletz, R. Hendrix, R.G.B. Perl, A. Martel, F. Pasmans, S. Lötters, F. Mutschmann, D.S. Schmeller, B.R. Schmidt, M. Veith, N. Wagner, M. Vences & S. Steinfartz (2015): First detection of the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in Germany. – Amphibia Reptilia 36: 411-416. (PDF)

A321. Nagy, Z.T., A.B. Marion F. Glaw, A. Miralles J. Nopper , M. Vences & S.B. Hedges (2015): Molecular systematics and undescribed diversity of Madagascan scolecophidian snakes (Squamata: Serpentes). – Zootaxa 4040: 31–47. (PDF)

A320. Hutter, C.R., S.M. Lambert, K.A. Cobb, Z.F. Andriampenomanana & M. Vences (2015): A new species of bright-eyed treefrog (Mantellidae) from Madagascar, with comments on call evolution and patterns of syntopy in the Boophis ankaratra complex. – Zootaxa 4034: 531-555. (PDF)

A319. Andriamaharavo, N.R., H.M. Garraffo, T.F. Spande, L.A. Giddings, D.R. Vieites, M. Vences & R.A. Saporito (2015): Individual and geographic variation of skin alkaloids in three swamp-forest species of Madagascan poison frogs (Mantella). – Journal of Chemical Ecology 41: 837-847. (PDF)

A318. Köhler, J., F. Glaw, M. Pabijan & M. Vences (2015): Integrative taxonomic revision of mantellid frogs of the genus Aglyptodactylus (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 4006: 401-438. (PDF)

A317. Ratsoavina, F.M., F.A. Ranjanaharisoa, F. Glaw, A.P. Raselimanana, A. Miralles & M. Vences (2015): A new leaf-tailed gecko of the Uroplatus ebenaui group (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar's central eastern rainforests. – Zootaxa 4006: 143-160. (PDF)

A316. Rodríguez, A., M. Börner, M. Pabijan, M. Gehara, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2015): Genetic divergence in tropical anurans: deeper phylogeographic structure in forest specialists and in topographically complex regions. – Evolutionary Ecology 29: 765-785. (PDF)

A315. Pabijan, M., J. Brown, L.M. Chan, H. Rakotondravony, A.P. Raselimanana, A.D. Yoder, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2015): Phylogeography of the arid-adapted Malagasy bullfrog, Laliostoma labrosum, influenced by past connectivity and habitat stability. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 92: 11-24. (PDF)

A314. Heinermann, J., A. Rodríguez, O. Segev, D. Edmonds, R. Dolch & M. Vences (2015): Year-round activity patterns in a hyperdiverse community of rainforest amphibians in Madagascar. – Journal of Natural History, 49: 2213-2231. (PDF)

A313. Scherz, M.D., A. Rakotoarison, O. Hawlitschek, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2015) Leaping towards a saltatorial lifestyle? An unusually long-legged new species of Rhombophryne (Anura, Microhylidae) from the Sorata massif in northern Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 91: 105-114. (PDF)

A312. Segev, O., A. Rodriguez, S. Hauswaldt, K. Hugemann & M. Vences (2015): Flatworms (Schmidtea nova) prey upon embryos of the common frog (Rana temporaria) and induce minor developmental acceleration. – Amphibia-Reptilia 36: 155–163. (PDF)

A311. Miralles, A., C.A. Hipsley, J. Erens, M. Gehara, A. Rakotoarison, F. Glaw, J. Müller & M. Vences (2015): Distinct patterns of desynchronized limb regression in Malagasy scincine lizards (Squamata, Scincidae). – PLoS ONE 10: e0126074. (PDF)

A310. MacLeod, A., A. Rodríguez, M. Vences, P. Orozco-terWengel, C. García, F. Trillmich, G. Gentile, A. Caccone, G. Quezada & S. Steinfartz (2015): Hybridization masks speciation in the evolutionary history of the Galápagos marine iguana. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282: 20150425. (PDF)

A309. Pohl, M., F.C. Milvertz, A. Meyer & M. Vences (2015): Multigene phylogeny of cyprinodontiform fishes suggests continental radiations and a rogue taxon position of Pantanodon. – Vertebrate Zoology 65: 37-44. (PDF)

A308. Miralles, A., F. Glaw, F.M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences (2015): A likely microendemic new species of terrestrial iguana, genus Chalarodon, from Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3946: 201-220. (PDF)

A307. Rakotoarison, A., A. Crottini, J. Müller, M.-O. Rödel, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2015): Revision and phylogeny of narrow-mouthed treefrogs (Cophyla) from northern Madagascar: integration of molecular, osteological, and bioacoustic data reveals three new species. – Zootaxa 3937: 61-89. (PDF)

A306. Blair, C., B.P. Noonan, J.L. Brown, A.P. Raselimanana, M. Vences & A.D. Yoder (2015): Multilocus phylogenetic and geospatial analyses illuminate diversification patterns and the biogeographic history of Malagasy endemic plated lizards (Gerrhosauridae: Zonosaurinae). – Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 481-492. (PDF)

A305. Vences, M., A.B. Dohrmann, S. Künzel, S. Granzow, J.F. Baines, C.C. Tebbe (2015): Composition and variation of the skin microbiota in sympatric species of European newts (Salamandridae). – Amphibia-Reptilia 36: 5-12. (PDF)

A304. Bletz, M.C., G.M. Rosa, F. Andreone, E.A. Courtois, D.S. Schmeller, N.H.C. Rabibisoa, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, L. Raharivololoniaina, M. Vences, C. Weldon, D. Edmonds, C.J. Raxworthy, R.N. Harris, M.C. Fisher & A. Crottini (2015): Widespread presence of the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in wild amphibian communities in Madagascar. – Scientific Reports 5: 8633. (PDF)

A303. Glaw, F., D. Vallan, F. Andreone, D. Edmonds, R. Dolch & M. Vences (2015): Beautiful bright belly: A distinctive new microhylid frog (Amphibia: Stumpffia) from eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3925: 120–128. (PDF)

A302. Crottini, A., D.J. Harris, A. Miralles, F. Glaw, R.K.B. Jenkins, J.C. Randrianantoandro, A. Bauer & M. Vences (2014):  Morphology and molecules reveal two new species of the poorly studied gecko genus Paragehyra (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 15: 175–198. (PDF)



2014

A301. Galindo-Uribe, D., J. Sunyer, J.S. Hauswaldt, A. Amézquita, H. Pröhl & M. Vences (2014): Colour and pattern variation and Pleistocene phylogeographic origin of the strawberry poison frog, Oophaga pumilio, in Nicaragua. – Salamandra 50: 225-235. (PDF)

A300. Glaw, F., H. Rösler, I. Ineich, P.-S. Gehring, J. Köhler & M. Vences (2014): A new species of nocturnal gecko (Paroedura) from karstic limestone in northern Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 90: 249-259. (PDF)

A299. Brown, J.L., A. Cameron, A.D. Yoder & M. Vences (2014): A necessarily complex model to explain the biogeography of the amphibians and reptiles of Madagascar. – Nature Communications 5: e5046. (PDF)

A298. Vences, M., P. de Pous, V. Nicolas, J. Díaz-Rodríguez, D. Donaire, K. Hugemann, J. S. Hauswaldt, F. Amat, J.A.M. Barnestein, S. Bogaerts, A. Bouazza, S. Carranza, P. Galán, J. P. González de la Vega, U. Joger, A. Lansari, E.H. El Mouden, A. Ohler, D. Sanuy, T. Slimani, M. Tejedo (2014): New insights on phylogeography and distribution of painted frogs (Discoglossus) in northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula. – Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 305-320. (PDF)

A297. Gehara, M., A.J. Crawford, V.G.D. Orrico, A. Rodríguez, S. Lötters, A. Fouquet, L.S. Barrientos, F. Brusquetti, I. De la Riva, R.Ernst, G. Gagliardi Urrutia, F. Glaw, J.M. Guayasamin, M. Hölting, M. Jansen, P.J.R. Kok, A. Kwet, R. Lingnau, M. Lyra, J. Moravec, J.P. Pombal Jr., F.J.M. Rojas-Runjaic, A. Schulze, J.C. Señaris, M. Solé, M. Trefaut Rodrigues, E. Twomey, C.F.B. Haddad, M.Vences, J. Köhler (2014): High levels of diversity uncovered in a widespread nominal taxon: continental phylogeography of the Neotropical tree frog Dendropsophus minutus. PLOS ONE 9: e103958. (PDF)

A296. Scherz, M.D., B. Ruthensteiner, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2014): A new microhylid frog, genus Rhombophryne, from northeastern Madagascar, and a re-description of R. serratopalpebrosa using micro-computed tomography. – Zootaxa 3860: 547-560. (PDF)

A295. Barth, A., M. Vences. M. Solé & M.A. Costa (2014): Molecular cytogenetics and phylogenetic analysis of Brazilian leaf frog species of the genera Phyllomedusa and Phasmahyla (Hylidae: Phyllomedusinae). – Canadian Journal of Zoology 92: 795-802. (PDF)

A294. Jenkins, R.K.B., M.F. Tognelli, P. Bowles, N. Cox, J.L. Brown, L. Chan, F. Andreone, A. Andriamazava, R.R. Andriantsimanarilafy, M. Anjeriniaina, P. Bora, L.D. Brady, E.F. Hantalalaina, F. Glaw, R.A. Griffiths, C. Hilton-Taylor, M. Hoffmann, V. Katariya, N.H. Rabibisoa, J. Rafanomezantsoa, D. Rakotomalala, H. Rakotondravony, N.A. Rakotondrazafy, J. Ralambonirainy, J.-B. Ramanamanjato, H. Randriamahazo, J.C. Randrianantoandro, H.H. Randrianasolo, J.E. Randrianirina, H. Randrianizahana, A.P. Raselimanana, A. Rasolohery, F.M. Ratsoavina, C.J. Raxworthy, E. Robsomanitrandrasana, F. Rollande, P.P. van Dijk, A.D. Yoder & M. Vences (2014): Extinction Risks and the conservation of Madagascar’s reptiles. – PLOS ONE 9: e100173. (PDF)

A293. Hötling, S., B. Haberlag, M. Tamm, J. Collatz, P. Mack, J.L.M. Steidle, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2014): Identification and synthesis of macrolide pheromones of the grain beetle Oryzaephilus surinamensis and the frog Spinomantis aglavei.Chemistry 20: 3183-3191. (PDF)

A292. Raselimanana, A.P., C.J. Raxworthy, F. Andreone, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2014): An enigmatic new Scaphiophryne toadlet from the rainforests of north-eastern Madagascar (Amphibia: Microhylidae). – Vertebrate Zoology 64: 95-102. (PDF)

A291. Perl, R.G.B., Z. T. Nagy, G. Sonet, F. Glaw, K.C. Wollenberg & M. Vences (2014): DNA barcoding Madagascar’s amphibian fauna. – Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 197-206. (PDF)

A290. Junk, A., S. Wenzel, M. Vences & C. Nowack (2014): Deviant anatomy of the olfactory system of the Malagasy frog Mantidactylus betsileanus (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zoologischer Anzeiger 253: 338–344. (PDF)

A289. Sillero, N., J. Campos, A. Bonardi, C. Corti, R. Creemers, P.-A. Crochet, J. Crnobrnja Isailovic, M. Denoël, G. F. Ficetola, J. Gonçalves, S. Kuzmin, P. Lymberakis, P. de Pous, A. Rodríguez, R. Sindaco, J. Speybroeck, B. Toxopeus, D.R. Vieites & M. Vences (2014): Updated distribution and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles of Europe. Amphibia-Reptilia 35: 1-31. (PDF) (PDF with all supplementary materials and shapefiles)

A288. Glaw, F., C. Kucharzewski, Z. T. Nagy, O. Hawlitschek & M. Vences (2013): New insights into the systematics and molecular phylogeny of the Malagasy snake genus Liopholidophis suggest at least one rapid reversal of extreme sexual dimorphism in tail length. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 14: 121-132. (PDF)

A287. Vences, M., E. Sanchez, J.S. Hauswaldt, D. Eikelmann, A. Rodríguez, S. Carranza, D. Donaire, M. Gehara, V. Helfer, S. Lötters, P. Werner, S. Schulz & S. Steinfartz (2014): Nuclear and mitochondrial multilocus phylogeny and survey of alkaloid content in true salamanders of the genus Salamandra (Salamandridae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 73: 208-216. (PDF)

A286. Aliabadian, M., V. Nijman, A. Mahmoudi, M. Naderi, R. Vonk & M. Vences (2014): ExcaliBAR: a simple and fast software utility to calculate intra- and interspecific distances from DNA barcodes. – Contributions to Zoology 83: 79-83. (PDF) (download software)

A285. Vences, M., A. Lima, A. Miralles & F. Glaw (2014): DNA barcoding assessment of genetic variation in two widespread skinks from Madagascar, Trachylepis elegans and T. gravenhorstii (Squamata: Scincidae) . – Zootaxa 3755: 477-484. (PDF)

A284. Berthier, P., L. du Preez, L. Raharivololoniaina, M. Vences & O. Verneau (2014): Two new species of polystomes (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) from the anuran host Guibemantis liber. – Parasitology International 63: 108–119. (PDF)



2013

A283. Orozco-terWengel, P., F. Andreone, E. Louis Jr. & M. Vences (2013) Mitochondrial introgressive hybridization following a demographic expansion in the tomato frogs of Madagascar, genus Dyscophus. Molecular Ecology 22: 6074–6090. (PDF)

A282. Starnberger, I., D. Poth, P. S. Peram, S. Schulz, M. Vences, J. Knudsen, M. F. Barej, M.-O. Rödel, M. Walzl & W. Hödl (2013): Take time to smell the frogs: vocal sac glands of reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) contain species-specific chemical cocktails. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110: 828–838. (PDF)

A281. Wegener, J.E., S. Swoboda, O. Hawlitschek, M. Franzen, V. Wallach, M. Vences, Z.T. Nagy, S.B. Hedges, J. Köhler & F. Glaw (2013): Morphological variation and taxonomic reassessment of the endemic Malagasy blind snake family Xenotyphlopidae (Serpentes, Scolecophidia). – Spixiana 36: 269-282. (PDF)

A280. Scheld, S., R.G.B. Perl, A. Rauhaus, D. Karbe, K. van der Straeten, J. S. Hauswaldt, R. D. Randrianiaina, A. Gawor, M. Vences & T. Ziegler (2013): Larval morphology and development of the Malagasy frog Mantidactylus betsileanus. – Salamandra 49: 186-200. (PDF)

A279. Gehring, P. S., F. Glaw, M. Gehara, F. M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences (2013): Northern origin and diversification in central lowlands? - Complex phylogeography and taxonomy of widespread day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 13: 605-620.

A278. Ratsoavina, F. M., N. R. Raminosoa, E. E. Louis Jr., A. P. Raselimanana, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2013): An overview of Madagascar’s leaf tailed geckos (genus Uroplatus): species boundaries, candidate species and review of geographical distribution based on molecular data. – Salamandra 49: 115-148. (PDF)

A277. Poth, D., P. S. Peram, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2013): Macrolides and alcohols as scent gland constituents of the Madagascan frog Mantidactylus femoralis and their intraspecific diversity. – Journal of Natural Products 76: 1548–1558. (PDF)

A276. Gehara, M., C. Canedo, C.F.B. Haddad & M. Vences (2013): From widespread to microendemic: molecular and acoustic analyses show that Ischnocnema guentheri (Amphibia: Brachycephalidae) is endemic to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. – Conservation Genetics 14: 973-982. (PDF)

A275. Recknagel, H., K. R. Elmer, B. P. Noonan, A. P. Raselimanana, A. Meyer & M. Vences (2013): Multi-gene phylogeny of Madagascar’s plated lizards, Zonosaurus and Tracheloptychus (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 1215-1221. (PDF)

A274. Klages, J., F. Glaw, J. Köhler, J. Müller, C. A. Hipsley & M. Vences (2013): Molecular, morphological and osteological differentiation of a new species of microhylid frog of the genus Stumpffia from northwestern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3717: 280-300. (PDF)

A273. Vences, M., A. Rakotoarison, A. M. A. Rakotondrazafy, F. M. Ratsoavina, R. D. Randrianiaina, F. Glaw, R. M. Lehtinen & C. J. Raxworthy (2013): Assessing the diversity of phytotelmic frogs along Madagascar’s east coast: Redefinition of Guibemantis bicalcaratus (Boettger, 1913) and revalidation of Guibemantis methueni (Angel, 1929). – Vertebrate Zoology 63: 193-205. (PDF)

A272. Rakotoarison, A., J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2013): The advertisement call of the relict frog Tsingymantis antitra from Madagascar (Anura, Mantellidae). - Spixiana 36: 143-148. (PDF)

A271. Miralles, A. & M. Vences (2013): New metrics for comparison of taxonomies reveal striking discrepancies among species delimitation methods in Madascincus lizards. – PLoS ONE 8: e68242. (PDF)

A270. Vences, M., J. S. Hauswaldt, S. Steinfartz, O. Rupp, A. Goesmann, S. Künzel, P. Orozco-terWengel, D.R. Vieites, S. Nieto-Roman, S. Haas, C. Laugsch, M. Gehara, S. Bruchmann, M. Pabijan, A.-K. Ludewig, D. Rudert, C. Angelini, L. J. Borkin, P.-A. Crochet, A. Crottini, A. Dubois, G. F. Ficetola, P. Galán, P. Geniez, M. Hachtel, O. Jovanovic, S. N. Litvinchuk, P. Lymberakis, A. Ohler, N. A. Smirnov (2013): Radically different phylogeographies and patterns of genetic variation in two European brown frogs, genus Rana. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 657-670. (PDF)

A269. Hauswaldt, J.S., M. Vences, E. Louis, R. Brennemann & T. Ziegler (2012): Genetic screening of captive Philippine crocodiles (Crocodylus mindorensis) as prerequisite for starting a conservation breeding program in Europe. – Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8: 75-87. (PDF)

A268. Tolley, K.A., T.M. Townsend & M. Vences (2013): Large-scale phylogeny of chameleons suggests African origins and Eocene diversification. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280: e20130184. (PDF)

A267. Biton, R., E. Geffen, M. Vences, O. Cohen, S. Bailon, R. Rabinovich, Y. Malka, T. Oron, R. Boistel, V. Brumfeld & S. Gafny (2013): The rediscovered Hula painted frog is a living fossil. – Nature Communications 4: e1959. (PDF)

A266. Fritz, U., W. R. Branch, P.-S. Gehring, J. Harvey, C. Kindler, L. Meyer, L. Du Preez, P. Široký, D. R. Vieites, M. Vences (2012): Weak divergence among African, Malagasy and Seychellois hinged terrapins (Pelusios castanoides, P. subniger) and evidence for human-mediated oversea dispersal. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 13: 215-224. (PDF)

A265. Rodríguez, A., D. Poth, S. Schulz, M. Gehara & M. Vences (2013): Genetic diversity, phylogeny and evolution of alkaloid sequestering in Cuban miniaturized frogs of the Eleutherodactylus limbatus group. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 541–554. (PDF)

A264. Samonds, K.E., L.R. Godfrey, J.R. Ali, S.M. Goodman, M. Vences, M.R. Sutherland, M.T. Irwin & D.W. Krause (2013): Imperfect isolation: factors and filters shaping Madagascar's extant vertebrate fauna. – PLoS ONE 8: e62086. (PDF)

A263. Amat, F., K. C. Wollenberg & M. Vences (2013): Correlates of eye colour and pattern in mantellid frogs. – Salamandra 49: 7-17. (PDF)

A262. Lima, A., D. J. Harris, S. Rocha, A. Miralles, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2013): Phylogenetic relationships of Trachylepis skink species from Madagascar and the Seychelles (Squamata: Scincidae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67: 615-620. (PDF)

A261. Ndriantsoa, S., J.C. Riemann, M. Vences, J. Klages, N.R. Raminosoa, M.-O. Rödel & J. Glos (2013): A new Stumpffia (Amphibia: Anura: Microhylidae) from the Ranomafana region, south-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3636: 575-589. (PDF)

A260. Vences, M., J.M. Guayasamin, A. Miralles & I. de la Riva (2013): To name or not to name: Criteria to promote economy of change in Linnaean classification schemes. – Zootaxa 3636: 201-244. (PDF)

A259. Glaw, F., C. Kucharzewski, J. Köhler, M. Vences & Z.T. Nagy (2013): Resolving an enigma by integrative taxonomy: Madagascarophis fuchsi (Serpentes: Lamprophiidae), a new opisthoglyphous and microendemic snake from northern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3630: 317-332. (PDF)

A258. Murphy, R.W., A.J. Crawford, A.M. Bauer, J. Che, S.C. Donnellan, U. Fritz, C.F.B. Haddad, Z.T. Nagy, N.Y. Poyarkov, M. Vences, W.-Z. Wang & Y.-P. Zhang (2013): Cold Code: the global initiative to DNA barcode amphibians and nonavian reptiles. – Molecular Ecology Resources 13: 161-167. (PDF)

A257. Böhm, M. et al. (2013): The conservation status of the world’s reptiles. – Biological Conservation 157: 372-385. (PDF)

A256. Lemme, I., M. Erbacher, N. Kaffenberger, M. Vences & J. Köhler (2013): Molecules and morphology suggest cryptic species diversity and an overall complex taxonomy of fish scale geckos, genus Geckolepis. – Organisms Diversity and Evolution 13: 87-95. (PDF)

A255. Strauß, A., R. D. Randrianiaina, M. Vences & J. Glos (2013): Species distribution and assembly patterns of frog larvae in rainforest streams of Madagascar. – Hydrobiologia 702: 27-43. (PDF)


2012

A254. Miralles, A., M. Anjeriniaina, C. A. Hipsley, J. Müller, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2012): Variations on a bauplan: description of a new Malagasy "mermaid skink" with flipper-like forelimbs only (Scincidae, Sirenoscincus Sakata & Hikida, 2003). – Zoosystema 34: 701-719. (PDF)

A253. Lehtinen, R. M., F. Glaw, F. Andreone, M. Pabijan & M. Vences (2012): A new species of putatively pond breeding frog of the genus Guibemantis from Madagascar. – Copeia 2012: 648-662. (PDF)

A252. Segev, O., F. Andreone, R. Pala, G. Tessa & M. Vences (2012): Reproductive phenology of the tomato frog, Dyscophus antongili, in an urban pond of Madagascar’s east coast. – Acta Herpetologica 7: 331-340. (PDF)

A251. Rakotoarison, A., F. Glaw, D. R. Vieites, N. R. Raminosoa & M. Vences (2012): Taxonomy and natural history of arboreal microhylid frogs (Platypelis) from the Tsaratanana Massif in northern Madagascar, with description of a new species. – Zootaxa 3563: 1-25. (PDF)

A250. Vences, M., M. Gehara, J. Köhler & F. Glaw (2012): Description of a new Malagasy treefrog (Boophis) occurring syntopically with its sister species, and a plea for studies on non-allopatric speciation in tropical amphibians. – Amphibia-Reptilia 33: 503-520. (PDF)

A249. Irisarri, I., D. San Mauro, F. Abascal, A. Ohler, M. Vences & R. Zardoya (2012): The origin of modern frogs (Neobatrachia) was accompanied by acceleration in mitochondrial and nuclear substitution rates. – BMC Genomics 13: e626. (link)

A248. Ratsoavina, F.M., M. Vences & E.E. Louis Jr (2012): Phylogeny and phylogeography of the Malagasy leaf-tailed geckos in the Uroplatus ebenaui group. – African Journal of Herpetology 61: 143-158. (PDF)

A247. Pabijan, M., K. C. Wollenberg & M. Vences (2012): Small body size increases the regional differentiation of populations of tropical mantellid frogs (Anura: Mantellidae). – Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 2310-2324. (PDF)

A246. Crottini, A., J. L. Brown, V. Mercurio, F. Glaw, M. Vences & F. Andreone (2012): Phylogeography of the poison frog Mantella viridis (Amphibia: Mantellidae) reveals chromatic and genetic differentiation across ecotones in northern Madagascar. – Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 50: 305-314. (PDF)

A245. Crottini, A., A. Miralles, F. Glaw, D. J. Harris, A. Lima & M. Vences (2012): Description of a new pygmy chameleon (Chamaeleonidae: Brookesia) from central Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3490: 63-74. (PDF)

A244. Kindler, C., W. R. Branch, M. D. Hofmeyr, J. Maran, P. Široký, M. Vences, J. Harvey, J. S. Hauswaldt, A. Schleicher, H. Stuckas & U. Fritz (2012): Molecular phylogeny of African hinge-back tortoises (Kinixys): implications for phylogeography and taxonomy (Testudines: Testudinidae). – Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 50: 192-201. (PDF)

A243. Hauswaldt, J.S., M. Höer, M. Ogielska, D.G. Christiansen, D. Dziewulska-Szwajkowska, E. Czernicka & M. Vences (2012): A simplified molecular method for distinguishing among species and ploidy levels in European water frogs (Pelophylax). – Molecular Ecology Resources 12: 797-805. (PDF)

A242. Gehring, P.-S., K. A. Tolley, F. S. Eckhardt, T. M. Townsend, T. Ziegler, F. Ratsoavina, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2012): Hiding deep in the trees: discovery of divergent mitochondrial lineages in Malagasy chameleons of the Calumma nasutum group. – Ecology and Evolution, 2: 1468-1479. (PDF)

A241. Wollenberg, K. C., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2012): Revision of the little brown frogs in the Gephyromantis decaryi complex with description of a new species. – Zootaxa 3421:32-60. (PDF)

A240. Pabijan, M., A. Crottini, D. Reckwell, I. Irisarri, J. S. Hauswaldt & M. Vences (2012): A multigene species tree for Western Mediterranean painted frogs (Discoglossus). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 690-696. (PDF)

A239. Gehring, P.S., M. Pabijan, J.E. Randrianirina, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2012): The influence of riverine barriers on phylogeographic patterns of Malagasy reed frogs (Heterixalus). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64: 618-632. (PDF)

A238. Rodríguez, A., R. Alonso, J. A. Rodríguez & M. Vences (2012) Geographic distribution, colour variation and molecular diversity of miniature frogs of the Eleutherodactylus limbatus group from Cuba. – Salamandra 48: 71-91. (PDF)

A237. Vieites, D.R., K.C. Wollenberg & M. Vences (2012): Not all little brown frogs are the same: a new species of secretive and cryptic Gephyromantis (Anura: Mantellidae) from Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3344: 34-46. (PDF)

A236. Nagy, Z. T., G. Sonet, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2012): First large-scale DNA barcoding assessment of reptiles in the biodiversity hotspot of Madagascar, based on newly designed COI primers. – PLoS One 7: e34506. (link)

A235. Randrianiaina, R. D., A. Strauß, J. Glos & M. Vences (2012): Diversity of strongly rheophilous tadpoles of Malagasy tree frogs, genus Boophis (Anura, Mantellidae), and identification of new candidate species via larval DNA sequence and morphology. – ZooKeys 178: 59-124. (PDF)

A234. Riemann, J. C., S. H. Ndriantsoa, M. Vences, M.O. Rödel & J. Glos (2012): Advertisement call and male morphology of the Malagasy treefrog Boophis arcanus from the Ranomafana region, south-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 3250: 66-68. (PDF)

A233. Ndriantsoa, S. H., R.D. Randrianiaina, O. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala, M. Vences & J. Glos (2012): Description of two tadpoles of Malagasy treefrogs, Spinomantis aff. peraccae and Spinomantis tavaratra (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 3248: 66-68. (PDF)

A232. Crottini, A., O. Madsen, C. Poux, A. Strauß, D.R. Vieites & M. Vences (2012): Vertebrate time-tree elucidates the biogeographic pattern of a major biotic change around the K–T boundary in Madagascar. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 5358-5363. (PDF)

A231. Samonds, K.A., L.R. Godfrey, J.R. Ali, S.M. Goodman, M. Vences, M.R. Sutherland, M.T. Irwin & D.W. Krause (2012) Spatial and temporal arrival patterns of Madagascar’s vertebrate fauna explained by distance, ocean currents, and ancestor type. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 5352-5357. (PDF)

A230. Glaw, F., J. Köhler, T. M. Townsend & M. Vences (2012) Rivaling the world’s smallest reptiles: Discovery of miniaturized and microendemic new species of leaf chameleons (Brookesia) from northern Madagascar PLoS One 7: e31314. (PDF)

A229. Veith, M., A. Baumgart, A. Dubois, A. Ohler, P. Galán, D. R. Vieites, S. Nieto-Román & M. Vences (2012). Discordant patterns of nuclear and mitochondrial introgression in Iberian populations of the European common frog (Rana temporaria). – Journal of Heredity 103: 240-249. (PDF)

A228. Poth, D., K. C. Wollenberg, M. Vences & S. Schulz (2012): Volatile amphibian pheromones: macrolides of mantellid frogs from Madagascar. – Angewandte Chemie International Edition 51: 2187-2190. (PDF)

A227. Kaffenberger, N., K. C. Wollenberg, J. Köhler, F. Glaw, D. R. Vieites, & M. Vences (2012): Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of Malagasy frogs of the genus Gephyromantis. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 555-560. (PDF)



2011

A226. Ohler, A., K. C. Wollenberg, S. Grosjean, R. Hendrix, M. Vences, T. Ziegler & A. Dubois (2011): Sorting out Lalos: description of new species and additional taxonomic data on megophryid frogs from northern Indochina (genus Leptolalax, Megophryidae, Anura). – Zootaxa 3147: 1-83. (PDF)

A225. Raharivololoniaina, L., O. Verneau, P. Berthier, M. Vences & L. du Preez (2011):  First monogenean flatworm from a microhylid frog host: Kankana, a new polystome genus from Madagascar. – Parasitology International 60: 465-473. (PDF)

A224. Barth, A., P. Galán, D. Donaire, J. P. González de la Vega, M. Pabijan & M. Vences (2011): Mitochondrial uniformity in populations of the treefrog Hyla molleri across the Iberian Peninsula. Amphibia-Reptilia 32: 557-564. (PDF)

A223. Rodríguez, A., M. Vences & L. Y. García (2011): Expansion of the known distribution and molecular systematics of Eleutherodactylus adelus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae). – Salamandra 47: 222-226. (PDF)

A222. Köhler, J., F. Glaw, G. M. Rosa, P.-S. Gehring, M. Pabijan, F. Andreone & M. Vences (2011): Two new bright-eyed treefrogs of the genus Boophis from Madagascar. – Salamandra 47: 207-221. (PDF)

A221. Randrianiaina, R. D., K. C. Wollenberg, T. Rasolonjatovo Hiobiarilanto, A. Strauß, J. Glos & M. Vences (2011) Nidicolous tadpoles rather than direct development in Malagasy frogs of the genus Gephyromantis. – Journal of Natural History 45: 2871-2900. (PDF)

A220. Gehring, P.-S., F. M. Ratsoavina, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2011): Calumma vohibola, a new chameleon species (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the littoral forests of eastern Madagascar. – African Journal of Herpetology 60: 130-154. (PDF)

A219. Ratsoavina, F. M., E. E. Louis Jr., A. Crottini, R. D. Randrianiaina, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): A new leaf tailed gecko species from northern Madagascar with a preliminary assessment of molecular and morphological variability in the Uroplatus ebenaui group. Zootaxa 3022: 39-57. (PDF)

A218. Wollenberg, K. C., R. K. B. Jenkins, R. Randrianavelona, R. Rampilamanana, M. Ralisata, A. Ramanandraibe, O. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala & M. Vences (2011): On the shoulders of lemurs: pinpointing the ecotouristic potential of Madagascar’s unique herpetofauna. – Journal of Ecotourism 10: 101-117. (PDF)

A217. Crottini, A., P.-S. Gehring, F. Glaw, D. J. Harris, A. Lima & M. Vences (2011): Deciphering the cryptic species diversity of dull-coloured day geckos Phelsuma (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Madagascar, with description of a new species. – Zootaxa 2982: 340-48. (PDF)

A216. Pabijan, M., P.-S. Gehring, J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): A new microendemic frog species of the genus Blommersia (Anura: Mantellidae) from the east coast of Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2978: 34-50. (PDF)

A215. Wollenberg, K. C., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): Speciation in little: the role of range and body size in the diversification of Malagasy mantellid frogs. – BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: article 217. (link)

A214. Vences, M., S. Schulz, D. Poth, & A. Rodríguez (2011): Defining frontiers in mite and frog alkaloid research. – Biology Letters 7: 557. (PDF)

A213. Rodríguez, A., D. Poth, S. Schulz & M. Vences (2011): Discovery of skin alkaloids in a miniaturized eleutherodactylid frog from Cuba. – Biology Letters 7: 414-418. (PDF)

A212. Bauer, A., F. Glaw, P.-S. Gehring & M. Vences (2011): New species of Blaesodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Ankarafantsika National Park in north-western Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2942: 57-68. (PDF)

A211. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2011): New species of Gephyromantis from Marojejy National Park, Northeast Madagascar. – Journal of Herpetology 45: 155-160. (PDF)

A210. Miralles, A., A. P. Raselimanana, D. Rakotomalala, M. Vences & D. R. Vieites (2011): A new large and colorful skink of the genus Amphiglossus from Madagascar revealed by morphology and multilocus molecular study. – Zootaxa 2918: 47-67. (PDF)

A209. Miralles, A., J. Köhler, D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): Hypotheses on rostral shield evolution in fossorial lizards derived from the phylogenetic position of a new species of Paracontias (Squamata, Scincidae). – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 11: 135-150. (PDF)

A208. Lehtinen, R. M., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): Two new plant-breeding frog species (Anura: Mantellidae, Guibemantis) from southeastern Madagascar. – Herpetological Journal 21: 95-112. (PDF)

A207. Randrianiaina, R.-D., J. Köhler, J. Glos, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2011): Where to grow in the Tsingy? Limestone rock pools as breeding habitats of the relict frog Tsingymantis antitra from Madagascar and description of its tadpole. – Salamandra 47: 77-89. (PDF)

A206. Grosjean, S., R.-D. Randrianiaina, A. Strauß & M. Vences (2011): Sand-eating tadpoles in Madagascar: morphology and ecology of the unique larvae of the treefrog Boophis picturatus. – Salamandra 47: 63-76. (PDF)

A205. Miralles, A., J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): A molecular phylogeny of the “Madascincus polleni species complex”, with description of a new species of scincid lizard from the coastal dune area of northern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2876: 1-16. (PDF)

A204. Irisarri, I., M. Vences, D. San Mauro, F. Glaw & R. Zardoya (2011): Reversal to air-driven sound production revealed by a molecular phylogeny of tongueless frogs, family Pipidae. – BMC Evolutionary Biology 11: article 114. (link)

A203. Grosjean, S., A. Strauß, J. Glos, R.-D. Randrianiaina, A. Ohler & M. Vences (2011): Morphological and ecological uniformity in the funnel-mouthed tadpoles of Malagasy litter frogs, subgenus Chonomantis. – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162: 149-183. (PDF)

A202. Townsend, T. M., K. A. Tolley, F. Glaw, W. Böhme & M. Vences (2011): Eastward from Africa: palaeocurrent-mediated chameleon dispersal to the Seychelles islands. – Biology Letters 7: 225-228. (PDF)

A201. Van der Meijden, A., A. Crottini, J. Tarrant, A. Turner & M. Vences (2011): Multi-locus phylogeny and evolution of reproductive modes in the Pyxicephalidae, an African endemic clade of frogs. – African Journal of Herpetology 60: 1-12. (PDF)

A200. Hauswaldt, J. S., A.-K. Ludewig, M. Vences & H. Pröhl (2011): Widespread co-occurrence of divergent mitochondrial haplotype lineages in a Central American species of poison frog (Oophaga pumilio). – Journal of Biogeography 38: 711-726. (PDF)

A199. Bora, P., O. Ramilijaona, N. Raminosoa & M. Vences (2011): A new species of Mantidactylus (subgenus Chonomantis) from Ranomafana National Park, eastern Madagascar (Amphibia, Anura, Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 2772: 52-60. (PDF)

A198. Fritz, U., W. R. Branch, M. D. Hofmeyr, J. Maran, H. Prokop, A. Schleicher, P. Široký, H. Stuckas, M. Vargas-Ramírez, M. Vences & A. K. Hundsdörfer (2010): Molecular phylogeny of African hinged and helmeted terrapins (Testudines: Pelomedusidae: Pelusios and Pelomedusa). – Zoologica Scripta 40: 115-125. (PDF)

A197. Randrianiaina, R.D., A. Strauß, J. Glos, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): Diversity, external morphology and ‘reverse taxonomy’ in the specialized tadpoles of Malagasy river bank frogs of the subgenus Ochthomantis (genus Mantidactylus). – Contributions to Zoology 80: 17-65. (PDF) (PDF high resolution)

A196. Reeve, E., S. H. Ndriantsoa, A. Strauß, R.-D. Randrianiaina, T. Rasolonjatovo Hiobiarilanto, F. Glaw, J. Glos & M. Vences (2011): Acoustic underwater signals with a probable function during competitive feeding in a tadpole. – Naturwissenschaften 98: 135-143. (PDF)



2010

A195. Wollenberg, K. C., R. K. B. Jenkins, R. Randrianavelona, M. Ralisata, R. Rampilamanana, A. Ramanandraibe, O. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala & M. Vences (2010): Raising awareness of amphibian chytridiomycosis will not alieniate ecotourists visiting Madagascar. – EcoHealth 7: 248-251. (PDF)

A194. Du Preez, L. H., L. Raharivololoniaina, O. Verneau & M. Vences (2010): A new genus of polystomatid flatworm (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) without free-swimming life stage from the Malagasy poison frogs. – Zootaxa 2722: 54-68. (PDF)

A193. Rasolonjatovo Hiobiarilanto, T., R.-D. Randrianiaina, J. Glos, A. Strauß & M. Vences (2010): Description of ten tadpoles in the genus Boophis from Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2694: 1-25. (PDF)

A192. Jovanovic, O. & M. Vences (2010): Skeletochronological analysis of age structure in populations of four species of Malagasy poisonous frogs, genus Mantella. – Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 553-557. (PDF)

A191. Vences, M., J. Köhler, M. Pabijan & F. Glaw (2010): Two syntopic and microendemic new frogs of the genus Blommersia from the east coast of Madagascar. – African Journal of Herpetology 59: 133-156. (PDF)

A190. Vidal, N., J. Marin, M. Morini, S. Donnellan, W. R. Branch, R. Thomas, M. Vences, A. Wynn, C. Cruaud & S. B. Hedges (2010): Blindsnake evolutionary tree reveals long history on Gondwana. – Biology Letters 6: 558-561. (PDF) (supplementary documents)

A189. Köhler, J., M. Vences, N. D'Cruze & F. Glaw (2010): Giant dwarfs: discovery of a radiation of large-bodied 'stump-toed frogs' from karstic cave environments of northern Madagascar. – Journal of Zoology 282: 21-38. (PDF)

A188. Nagy, Z. T., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2010): Systematics of the snake genera Stenophis and Lycodryas from Madagascar and the Comoros. – Zoologica Scripta 39: 426-435.  (PDF)

A187. Ratsoavina, F. M., P.-S. Gehring, F. J. Ranaivoarisoa, T. H. Rafeliarisoa, A. Crottini, E. E. Louis Jr. & M. Vences (2010): Molecular phylogeography of a widespread Malagasy leaf chameleon species, Brookesia superciliaris.Zootaxa 2554: 62-64. (PDF)

A186. Vences, M., F. Andreone, J. Glos & F. Glaw (2010): Molecular and bioacoustic differentiation of Boophis occidentalis with description of a new treefrog from north-western Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2544: 54-68. (PDF)

A185. Crottini, A., P. Galán & M. Vences (2010): Mitochondrial diversity of western spadefoot toads, Pelobates cultripes, in northwestern Spain. – Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 443-448. (PDF)

A184. Padial, J. M., A. Miralles, I. de la Riva & M. Vences (2010): The integrative future of taxonomy. – Frontiers in Zoology 7: article 16. (link) (PDF)

A183. Vargas-Ramírez, M., M. Vences, W. R. Branch, S. R. Daniels, F. Glaw, M. D. Hofmeyr, G. Kuchling, J. Maran, T. J. Papenfuss, P. Široký, D. R. Vieites & U. Fritz (2010): Deep genealogical lineages in the widely distributed African helmeted terrapin: evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA (Testudines: Pelomedusidae: Pelomedusa subrufa). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56: 428-440. (PDF)

A182. D'Cruze, N., J. Köhler, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2010): A new fat fossorial frog (Microhylidae: Cophylinae: Rhombophryne) from the rainforest of the Forêt d'Ambre Special Reserve, northern Madagascar. – Herpetologica 66: 182-191. (PDF)

A181. Andreone, F., G. M. Rosa, J. Noël, A. Crottini, M. Vences, C. J. Raxworthy (2010): Living within fallen palm leaves: the discovery of an unknown Blommersia (Mantellidae: Anura) reveals a new reproductive strategy in the amphibians of Madagascar. – Naturwissenschaften 97: 525-543. (PDF)

A180. Strauß, A., E. Reeve, R. D. Randrianiaina, M. Vences & J. Glos (2010): The world's richest tadpole communities show functional redundancy and low functional diversity: ecological data on Madagascar's stream-dwelling amphibian larvae. – BMC Ecology 10: article 12. (link)

A179. Köhler, J., M. Vences, M. Erbacher & F. Glaw (2010): Systematics of limbless scincid lizards from northern Madagascar: morphology, phylogenetic relationships and implications for classification (Squamata: Scincidae). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 10: 147-159. (PDF)

A178. Rocha, S., H. Rösler, P.-S. Gehring, F. Glaw, D. Posada, D. J. Harris & M. Vences (2010): Phylogenetic systematics of day geckos, genus Phelsuma, based on molecular and morphological data (Squamata: Gekkonidae). – Zootaxa 2429: 1-28. (PDF)

A177. Glaw, F., J. Köhler, I. de la Riva, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2010): Integrative taxonomy of Malagasy treefrogs: combination of molecular genetics, bioacoustics and comparative morphology reveals twelve additional species of Boophis. – Zootaxa 2383: 1-82. (PDF)

A176. Vences, M., F. Glaw, J. Köhler & K. C. Wollenberg (2010): Molecular phylogeny, morphology and bioacoustics reveal five additional species of arboreal microhylids of the genus Anodonthyla from Madagascar. – Contributions to Zoology 79: 1-32. (PDF)

A175. Galán, P., A.-K. Ludewig, J. Kmiec, S. Hauswaldt, M. Cabana, R. Ferreiro, M. Vences (2010): Low mitochondrial divergence of rediscovered southern relict populations of Rana temporaria parvipalmata in Spain. – Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 144-148. (PDF)

A174. Vallan, D., M. Vences & F. Glaw (2010): Forceps delivery of a new treefrog species of the genus Boophis from eastern Madagascar (Amphibia: Mantellidae). – Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 1-8. (PDF)

A173. Rodríguez, A., M. Vences, B. Nevado, A. Machordom & E. Verheyen (2010): Biogeographic origin and radiation of Cuban Eleutherodactylus of the auriculatus species group, inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 179-196. (PDF)



2009

A172. Chiari, Y., A. van der Meijden, O. Madsen, M. Vences & A. Meyer (2009): Base composition, selection, and phylogenetic significance of indels in the recombination activating gene-1 in vertebrates. – Frontiers in Zoology 6: article 32. (link)

A171. Hauswaldt, J. S., A. Crottini & M. Vences (2009): Nine microsatellite loci for the Malagasy poison frogs (Mantella). – Conservation Genetics Resources 1: 269-271. (PDF)

A170. Hauswaldt, J. S., A.-K. Ludewig, S. Hagemann, H. Pröhl & M. Vences (2009): Ten microsatellite loci for the strawberry poison frog (Oophaga pumilio). – Conservation Genetics 10: 1935-1937. (PDF)

A169. Townsend, T. M., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2009): Testing species-level diversification hypotheses in Madagascar: the case of microendemic Brookesia leaf chameleons. – Systematic Biology 58: 461-656. (PDF)

A168. Köhler, J., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw, N. Kaffenberger & M. Vences (2009): A further new species of limbless skink, genus Paracontias, from eastern Madagascar. – African Journal of Herpetology 58: 98-105. (PDF)

A167. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2009): A distinctive new species of chameleon of the genus Furcifer (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the Montagne d'Ambre rainforest of northern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2269: 32-42. (PDF)

A166. Chiari, Y., D. R. Vieites, J. Guo, P. Bora & M. Vences (2009): High haplotype diversity in a microendemic Malagasy gecko species, Lygodactylus mirabilis (Pasteur, 1962). – Zootaxa 2269: 43-52. (PDF)

A165. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2009): A new species of cryptically coloured day gecko (Phelsuma) from the Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park in western Madagascar. – Zootaxa 2195: 61-68. (PDF)

A164. Crottini, A., J. Dordel, J. Köhler, F. Glaw, A. Schmitz & M. Vences (2009): A multilocus phylogeny of Malagasy scincid lizards elucidates the relationships of the fossorial genera Androngo and Cryptoscincus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 345-350.  (PDF)

A163. Vences, M., K. C. Wollenberg, D. R. Vieites & D. C. Lees (2009): Madagascar as a model region of species diversification. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 456-465. (PDF)

A162. Jovanovic, O., J. Glos, F. Glaw, R.-D. Randrianiaina & M. Vences (2009): Comparative larval morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Mantella (Amphibia:Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 2124: 21-37. (PDF)

A161. Rocha, S., M. Vences, F. Glaw, D. Posada & D. J. Harris (2009): Multigene phylogeny of Malagasy day geckos of the genus Phelsuma. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 52: 530-537. (PDF)

A160. Vieites, D.R., K. C. Wollenberg, F. Andreone, J. Köhler, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2009): Vast underestimation of Madagascar's biodiversity evidenced by an integrative amphibian inventory. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 106: 8267-8272. (PDF)

A159. Puente, M., F. Glaw, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2009): Review of the systematics, morphology and distribution of Malagasy dwarf geckos, genera Lygodactylus and Microscalabotes (Squamata: Gekkonidae). – Zootaxa 2103: 1-76.

A158. Franzen, M., J. Jones, A. P. Raselimanana, Z. T. Nagy, N. D'Cruze, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2009): A new black-bellied snake (Pseudoxrhophiinae: Liophidium) from western Madagascar, with notes on the genus Pararhadinaea. – Amphibia-Reptilia 30: 173-183. (PDF)

A157. Glaw, F., Z. T. Nagy, J. Köhler, M. Franzen & M. Vences (2009): Phylogenetic relationships of a new species of pseudoxyrhophiine snake (Reptilia: Lamprophiidae: Thamnosophis) suggest a biogeographical link between western and northern Madagascar. – Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 9: 13-22. (PDF)

A156. Andreone, F., F. Glaw, F. Mattioli, R. Jesu, G. Schimmenti, J. E. Randrianirina & M. Vences (2009): The peculiar herpetofauna of some Tsaratanana rainforests and its affinities with Manongarivo and other massifs and forests of northern Madagascar. – Italian Journal of Zoology 76: 92-110. (PDF)

A155. Verneau, O., L. H. Du Preez, V. Laurent, L. Raharivololoniaina, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2009): The double odyssey of Madagascan polystome flatworms leads to new insights on the origins of their amphibian hosts. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 1575-1583. (PDF)

A154. Gawor, A., R. Hendrix, M. Vences, W. Böhme & T. Ziegler (2009): Larval morphology in four species of Hylarana from Vietnam and Thailand with comments on the taxonomy of H. nigrovittata sensu lato (Anura: Ranidae). – Zootaxa 2051: 1-25. (PDF)

A153. Randrianiaina, R.-D., L. Raharivololoniaina, C. Preuss, A. Strauß. F. Glaw, M. Teschke, J. Glos, N. Raminosoa & M. Vences (2009): Descriptions of the tadpoles of seven species of Malagasy treefrogs, genus Boophis. – Zootaxa 2021: 23-41. (PDF)

A152. Schmidt, H., F. Glaw, M. Teschke & M. Vences (2009): The tadpole of the Madagascar bullfrog, Laliostoma labrosum. – Zootaxa 2005: 67-68.  (PDF)

A151. Schmidt, H., A. Strauß, F. Glaw, M. Teschke & M. Vences (2009): Description of tadpoles of five frog species in the subgenus Brygoomantis from Madagascar (Mantellidae: Mantidactylus). – Zootaxa 1988: 48-60.  (PDF)

A150. Grosjean, S. & M. Vences (2009): The tadpole of the toadlet Scaphiophryne marmorata from Madagascar. – Zootaxa 1986: 67-68. (PDF)

A149. Aliabadian, M., M. Kaboli, V. Nijman & M. Vences (2009): Molecular identification of birds: performance of distance-based DNA barcoding in three genes to delimit parapatric species. – PLoS ONE 4 (1): e4119. (PDF)



2008

A148. Crottini, A., Y. Chiari, V. Mercurio, A. Meyer, M. Vences & F. Andreone (2008): Into the canyons: the phylogeography of the Malagasy frogs Mantella expectata and Scaphiophryne gottlebei in the arid Isalo Massif, and its significance for conservation (Amphibia: Mantellidae and Microhylidae). – Organisms Diversity and Evolution 8: 368-377. (PDF)

A147. Orozco-terWengel, P., Z. T. Nagy, D. R. Vieites, M. Vences & E. R. Louis Jr. (2008): Phylogeography and phylogenetic relationships of Malagasy tree and ground boas. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 95: 640-652. (PDF)

A146. Münchenberg, T., K. C. Wollenberg, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008). Molecular phylogeny and geographic variation of Malagasy iguanas (Oplurus and Chalarodon). – Amphibia-Reptilia 29: 319-327. (PDF)

A145. Wollenberg, K. C., D. R. Vieites, A. van der Meijden, F. Glaw, D. C. Cannatella & M. Vences (2008): Patterns of endemism and species richness in Malagasy cophyline frogs support a key role of mountainous areas for speciation. – Evolution 62: 1890-1907.  (PDF)

A144. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008): Two additional treefrogs of the Boophis ulftunni species group (Anura: Mantellidae) discovered in rainforests of northern and south-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 1814: 37-48. (PDF)

A143. Andreone, F., A. I. Carpenter, N. Cox, L. du Preez, K. Freeman, S. Furrer, G. García, F. Glaw, J. Glos, D. Knox, J. Köhler, J. R. Mendelson III, V. Mercurio, R. A. Mittermeier, R. D. Moore, N. H. C. Rabibisoa, H. Randriamahazo, H. Randrianasolo, N. Rasomampionona Raminosoa, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona, C. J. Raxworthy, D. Vallan, M. Vences, D. R. Vieites, C. Weldon (2008): The challenge of conserving amphibian megadiversity in Madagascar. – PLoS Biology 6: e118. (PDF)

A142. Kurabayashi, A., M. Sumida, H. Yonekawa, F. Glaw, M. Vences & M. Hasegawa (2008): Phylogeny, recombination, and mechanisms of stepwise mitochondrial genome reorganization in mantellid frogs from Madagascar. – Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 874-891. (PDF)

A141. Kremen, C., A. Cameron, A. Moilanen, S. J. Phillips, C. D. Thomas, H. Beentje, J. Dransfield, B. L. Fisher, F. Glaw, T. C. Good, G. J. Harper, R. J. Hijmans, D. C. Lees, E. Louis Jr., R. A. Nussbaum, C. J. Raxworthy, A. Razafimpahanana, G. E. Schatz, M. Vences, D. R. Vieites & M. L. Zjhra (2008): Aligning conservation priorities across taxa in Madagascar with high-resolution planning tools. – Science 320: 222-226. (PDF) (Article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung by F. Glaw and M. Vences) (Press coverage in Germany) (Nature News article) (Response to comments by Bode et al. and Coetzee)

A140. Poux, C., O. Madsen, J. Glos, W. W. de Jong & M. Vences (2008): Molecular phylogeny and divergence times of Malagasy tenrecs: influence of data partitioning and taxon sampling on dating analyses. – BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: article 102. (PDF)

A139. Daly, J. W., H. M. Garraffo, T. F. Spande, L. A. Giddings, R. A. Saporito, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2008): Geographic variation of skin alkaloids among individuals of three species of Madagascan poison frogs (Mantella). Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 252-279.

A138. Vences, M & J. Köhler (2008): Global diversity of amphibians (Amphibia) in freshwater. – Hydrobiologia 595: 569-580.  (PDF)

A137. Wollenberg, K. C., F. Andreone, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008): Pretty in pink: a new treefrog species of the genus Boophis from north-eastern Madagascar. – Zootaxa 1684: 58-68.

A136. Hendrix, R., A. Gawor, M. Vences & T. Ziegler (2008): The tadpole of the narrow-mouthed frog Microhyla fissipes from Vietnam (Anura: Microhylidae). – Zootaxa 1675: 67-68.

A135. Jackman, T. R., A. M. Bauer, E. Greenbaum, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008): Molecular phylogenetic relationships among species of the Malagasy-Comoran gecko genus Paroedura (Squamata: Gekkonidae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 74-81. (PDF)


2007

A134. Woodhead, C., M. Vences, D. R. Vieites, I. Gamboni, B. L. Fisher & R. A. Griffiths (2007): Specialist or generalist? Feeding ecology of the Malagasy poison frog Mantella aurantiaca. – Herpetological Journal 17: 225-236. (PDF)

A133. Köhler, J. F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): A new green treefrog, genus Boophis Tschudi 1838 (Anura Mantellidae), from arid western Madagascar: phylogenetic relationships and biogeogeographic implications. – Tropical Zoology 20: 215-227.

A132. Glos, J., M. Teschke & M. Vences (2007): Aquatic zebras? The tadpoles of the Madagascan treefrogs Boophis schuboeae Glaw & Vences 2002 compared to those of Boophis ankaratra Andreone 1993. – Tropical Zoology 20: 125-133.

A131. Andreone, F., M. Vences, F. Glaw & J. E. Randrianirina (2007): Remarkable records of amphibians and reptiles on Madagascar's central high plateau. – Tropical Zoology 20: 19-39.

A130. Manzano, A., M. Fabrezi & M. Vences (2007): Intercalary elements, treefrogs, and the early differentiation of a complex system in the Neobatrachia. – The Anatomical Record 290: 1551-1567.  (PDF)

A129. Boumans, L., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): Geographical patterns of deep mitochondrial differentiation in widespread Malagasy reptiles. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 822-839.  (PDF)

A128. Nagy, Z. T., F. Glaw, F. Andreone, M. Wink & M. Vences (2007): Species boundaries in Malagasy snakes of the genus Madagascarophis (Serpentes: Colubridae sensu lato) assessed by nuclear and mitochondrial markers. – Organisms Diversity & Evolution 7: 241-251.  (PDF)

A127. Fouquet, A., A. Gilles, M. Vences, C. Marty, M. Blanc & N. J. Gemmell (2007): Underestimation of species richness in Neotropical frogs revealed by mtDNA analyses. – PLoS ONE 2(10): e1109. (PDF)

A126. Grosjean, S., J. Glos, M. Teschke, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): Comparative larval morphology of Madagascan toadlets of the genus Scaphiophryne: phylogenetic and taxonomic inferences. – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 555-576.

A125. Vences, M., G. Wahl-Boos, S. Hoegg, F. Glaw, E. Spinelli Oliveira, A. Meyer & S. Perry (2007): Molecular systematics of mantelline frogs from Madagascar and the evolution of their femoral glands. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 92: 529-539. (PDF)

A124. Knoll, A., J. Köhler, F. Glaw, M. Teschke & M. Vences (2007): Larval morphology in four species of Madagascan frogs of the subgenus Brygoomantis (Mantellidae: Mantidactylus). – Zootaxa 1616: 49-59.  (PDF)

A123. Wollenberg, K. C., F. Glaw, A. Meyer & M. Vences (2007): Molecular phylogeny of Malagasy reed frogs, Heterixalus, and the relative performance of bioacoustics and color-patterns for resolving their systematics. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45: 14-22.  (PDF)

A122. Wohltmann, A., L. du Preez, M.-O. Rödel, J. Köhler & M. Vences (2007): Endoparasitic mites of the genus Endotrombicula Ewing, 1931 (Acari: Prostigmata: Parasitengona: Trombiculidae) from African and Madagascan anurans, with description of a new species. – Folia Parasitologica 54: 225-235. (PDF)

A121. Glaw, F., J. Köhler, P. Bora, N. H. C. Rabibisoa, O. Ramilijaona & M. Vences (2007): Discovery of the genus Plethodontohyla (Anura: Microhylidae) in dry western Madagascar: description of a new species and biogeographic implications. – Zootaxa 1577: 61-68.

A120. Raselimanana, A. P., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): Lack of secondary sexual characters in a male of Tsingymantis antitra confirms its position as most basal mantelline frog lineage. – Zootaxa 1557: 67-68.

A119. Van der Meijden, A., M. Vences, S. Hoegg, R. Boistel, A. Channing & A. Meyer (2007): Nuclear gene phylogeny of narrow-mouthed toads (Family: Microhylidae) and a discussion of competing hypotheses concerning their biogeographical origins. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 1017-1030.  (PDF)

A118. Lehtinen, R. M., R. A. Nussbaum, C. M. Richards, D. C. Cannatella & M. Vences (2007): Mitochondrial genes reveal cryptic diversity in plant-breeding frogs from Madagascar (Anura, Mantellidae, Guibemantis). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44: 1121-1129.  (PDF)

A117. Glaw, F., Z. T. Nagy & M. Vences (2007): Phylogenetic relationships and classification of the Malagasy pseudoxyrhophiine snake genera Geodipsas and Compsophis based on morphological and molecular data. – Zootaxa 1517: 53-62.  (PDF)

A116. Van der Meijden, A., R. Boistel, J. Gerlach, A. Ohler, M. Vences & A. Meyer (2007): Molecular phylogenetic evidence for paraphyly of the genus Sooglossus, with the description of a new genus of Seychellean frogs. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 91: 347-359.

A115. Glaw,  F., Z. T. Nagy, M. Franzen & M. Vences (2007): Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the pseudoxyrhophiine snake genus Liopholidophis (Reptilia, Colubridae): evolution of its exceptional sexual dimorphism and descriptions of new taxa. – Zoologica Scripta 36: 291-300.  (PDF)

A114. Rabemananjara, F. C. E., A. Crottini, Y. Chiari, F. Andreone, F. Glaw, R. Duguet, P. Bora, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona & M. Vences (2007): Molecular systematics of Malagasy poison frogs in the Mantella betsileo and M. laevigata species groups. – Zootaxa 1501: 31-44.

A113. Greenbaum, E., A. M. Bauer, T. R. Jackman, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2007): A phylogeny of the enigmatic Madagascan geckos of the genus Uroplatus (Squamata: Gekkonidae). – Zootaxa 1493: 41-51. (PDF)

A112. Fouquet, A., M. Vences, M-D. Salducci, A. Meyer, C. Marty, M. Blanc & A. Gilles (2007): Revealing cryptic diversity using molecular phylogenetics and phylogeography in frogs of the Scinax ruber and Rhinella margaritifera species groups. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 567-582.  (PDF)

A111. Aprea, G., G. Odierna, F. Andreone, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): Karyological evolution and systematics of Malagasy microhylid frogs. – Zoologischer Anzeiger 246: 23-41.  (PDF)

A110. Aliabadian, M., M. Kaboli, R. Prodon, V. Nijman & M. Vences (2007): Phylogeny of Palearctic wheatears (genus Oenanthe) - Congruence between morphometric and molecular data. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 665-675.

A109. Odierna, G., G. Aprea, F. Andreone, W. Böhme & M. Vences (2007): Cytosystematics of hyperoliid frogs: Phylogeny of Heterixalus, low karyotypic variability in hyperoliines and separate phylogenetic position of Leptopelis. – Italian Journal of Zoology 74: 71-81.  (PDF)

A108. Randrianiaina, R.-D., F. Glaw, M. Thomas, J. Glos, N. Raminosoa & M. Vences (2007): Descriptions of the tadpoles of two species of Gephyromantis, with a discussion of the phylogenetic origin of direct development in mantellid frogs. – Zootaxa 1401: 53-61.  (PDF)

A107. Rabemananjara, F. C. E., Y. Chiari, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona & M. Vences (2007): Evidence for recent gene flow between north-eastern and south-eastern Madagascar from a phylogeography of the Mantella cowani group. – Frontiers in Zoology 4: article 1. (PDF)

A106. Measey, G. J., M. Vences, R. C. Drewes, Y. Chiari, M. Melo & B. Bourles (2007): Freshwater paths across the ocean: molecular phylogeny of the frog Ptychadena newtoni gives insights into amphibian colonization of oceanic islands. – Journal of Biogeography 34: 7-20.


2006

A105. Veith, M., L. Fromhage, J. Kosuch & M. Vences (2006): Historical biogeography of Western Palearctic pelobatid and pelodytid frogs: a molecular phylogenetic perspective. – Contributions to Zoology 75: 109-120.  (PDF)

A104. Vejarano, S., M. Thomas & M. Vences (2006): Comparative tadpole morphology in three species of frogs of the genus Spinomantis (Amphibia: Mantellidae). – Contributions to Zoology 75: 99-108.  (PDF)

A103. Vejarano, S., M. Thomas, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2006): Advertisement call and tadpole morphology of the clutch-guarding from Mantidactylus argenteus from eastern Madagascar. – African Zoology 41: 164-169.

A102. Glaw, F., S. Hoegg & M. Vences (2006): Discovery of a new basal relict lineage of Madagascan frogs and its implications for mantellid evolution. – Zootaxa 1334: 27-43.  (PDF)

A101. Vejarano, S., M. Thomas & M. Vences (2006): Comparative larval morphology in Madagascan frogs of the genus Guibemantis (Anura: Mantellidae). – Zootaxa 1329: 39-57.  (PDF)

A100. Raharivololoniaina, L., S. Grosjean, N. Rasoamampionona Raminosoa, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2006): Molecular identification, description and phylogenetic implications of the tadpoles of 11 species of Malagasy treefrogs, genus Boophis. –  Journal of Natural History 40: 1449-1480.

A99. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2006). Phylogeny and genus-level classification of mantellid frogs. –  Organisms Diversity and Evolution 6: 236-253. (PDF)

A98. Chiari, Y., P. Orozco-terWengel, M. Vences, D. R. Vieites, A. Sarovy, J. E. Randrianirina, A. Meyer & E. Louis Jr. (2006): Genetic identification of units for conservation in tomato frogs, genus Dyscophus. – Conservation Genetics 7: 473-482. (PDF)

A97. Vieites, D. R., Y. Chiari,  M. Vences, F. Andreone, F. Rabemananjara, P. Bora, S. Nieto-Román & A. Meyer (2006): Mitochondrial evidence for distinct phylogeographic units in the endangered Malagasy poison frog Mantella bernhardi.Molecular Ecology 15: 1617-1625. (PDF)

A96. Rocha, S., M. A. Carretero, M. Vences, F. Glaw & D. J. Harris (2006): Deciphering patterns of transoceanic dispersal: the evolutionary origin and biogeography of coastal lizards (Cryptoblepharus) in the Western Indian Ocean region. – Journal of Biogeography 33: 13-22.


2005

A95. Puente, M., A. P. Raselimanana & M. Vences (2005): Rediscovery and redescription of the Malagasy dwarf gecko Lygodactylus klemmeri. – Zootaxa 1073: 31-35.  (PDF)

A94. Vences, M., F. Andreone & D. R. Vieites (2005): New treefrog of the genus Boophis Tschudi 1838 from the northwestern rainforests of Madagascar.  – Tropical Zoology 18: 237-249.  (PDF)  

A93. Chiari, Y., F. Andreone, M. Vences & A. Meyer (2005): Genetic variation of an endangered Malagasy frog, Mantella cowani, and its phylogeographic relationships to the widespread M. baroni.  – Conservation Genetics 6: 1041-1047. (PDF)

A92. Andreone, F., J. E. Cadle, N. Cox, F. Glaw, R. A. Nussbaum, C. J. Raxworthy, S. N. Stuart, D. Vallan & M. Vences (2005): Species review of amphibian extinction risks in Madagascar: conclusions from the Global Amphibian Assessment. – Conservation Biology 19: 1790-1802.   (PDF)  

A91. Van der Meijden, A., M. Vences, S. Hoegg & A. Meyer (2005): A previously unrecognized radiation of ranid frogs in southern Africa revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37: 674-685. (PDF)  

A90. Glaw, F., M. Vences & R. A. Nussbaum (2005): A new species of Heteroliodon (Reptilia: Squamata: Colubridae) from Montagne des Français, far northern Madagascar. – Herpetologica 61: 275-280.  (PDF)  

A89. Poux, C., O. Madsen, E. Marquard, D. R. Vieites, W. W. de Jong & M. Vences (2005): Asynchronous colonization of Madagascar by the four endemic clades of primates, tenrecs, carnivores, and rodents as inferred from nuclear genes. – Systematic Biology 54: 719-730.  (PDF)  

A88. Vences, M., M. Thomas, R. M. Bonett & D. R. Vieites (2005): Deciphering amphibian diversity through DNA barcoding: chances and challenges. – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London, Ser. B, 360: 1859-1868.  (PDF)  

A87. Steinke, D., W. Salzburger, M. Vences & A. Meyer (2005): TaxI - A software tool for DNA barcoding using distance methods. – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society London, Ser. B, 360: 1975-1980.  (PDF)   (Download program and provisional documentation)  

A86. Rabemananjara, F., P. Bora. J. E. Cadle, F. Andreone, E. Rajeriarison, P. Talata, F. Glaw, M. Vences & D. R. Vieites (2005): New records, distribution and conservation of Mantella bernhardi, an Endangered frog species from south-eastern Madagascar. – Oryx 39: 339-342.

A85. Köhler, J., D. R. Vieites. R. M. Bonett, F. Hita García, F. Glaw, D. Steinke & M. Vences (2005): New amphibians and global conservation: a boost in species discoveries in a highly endangered vertebrate group. – Bioscience 55: 693-696.

A84. Glos, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2005): A new species of Scaphiophryne from western Madagascar. – Copeia 2005: 252-261.  (PDF)  

A83. Vences, M., F. Andreone & F. Glaw (2005): A new microhylid frog of the genus Cophyla from a transitional forest in northwestern Madagascar. – African Zoology 40: 143-149.   (PDF)  

A82. Aliabadian, M., C. S. Roselaar, V. Nijman, R. Sluys & M. Vences (2005): Identifying contact zone hotspots of passerine birds in the Palearctic region. –  Biology Letters 1: 21-23.   (PDF)   (supplementary material)

A81. San Mauro, D., M. Vences, M. Alcobendas, R. Zardoya & A. Meyer (2005): Initial diversification of living amphibians predated the breakup of Pangaea. – The American Naturalist 165: 590-599.   (PDF)

A80. Vences, M., M. Thomas, A. van der Meijden, Y. Chiari, D. R. Vieites (2005): Comparative performance of the 16S rRNA gene in DNA barcoding of amphibians. – Frontiers in Zoology 2: article 5.   (PDF)

A79. Thomas, M., L. Raharivololoniaina, F. Glaw, M. Vences & D. R. Vieites (2005): Montane tadpoles in Madagascar: molecular identification and description of the larval stages of Mantidactylus elegans, Mantidactylus madecassus, and Boophis laurenti from the Andringitra Massif.  – Copeia 2005: 174-183.   (PDF)

A78. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2005): A new species of Mantidactylus from the East Coast of Madagascar and its molecular phylogenetic relationships within the subgenus Guibemantis.  – Herpetological Journal 15: 37-44. (PDF)


2004

A77. Aprea, G., F. Andreone, T. Capriglione, G. Odierna & M. Vences (2004): Evidence for a remarkable stasis of chromosome evolution in Malagasy treefrogs (Boophis: Mantellidae). – Italian Journal of Zoology, Supplement 2: 237-243.   (PDF)

A76. Vences, M. (2004): Origin of Madagascar's extant fauna: a perspective from amphibians, reptiles and other non-flying vertebrates.  – Italian Journal of Zoology, Supplement 2: 217-228.  (PDF)

A75. Andreone, F., M. Vences, D. R: Vieites, F. Glaw & A. Meyer (2004): Recurrent ecological adaptations revealed through a molecular analysis of the secretive cophyline frogs of Madagascar.  – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 315-322.  (PDF)

A74. Schmitz, A., M. C. Brandley, P. Mausfeld, M. Vences, F. Glaw, R. A. Nussbaum & T. W. Reeder (2005): Opening the black box: phylogenetics and morphological evolution of the Malagasy fossorial lizards of the subfamily ‘‘Scincinae’’. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34:118-133.  (PDF)

A73. Vieites, D. R., S. Nieto-Román, A. Palanca, X. Ferrer & M. Vences (2004): European Atlantic: the hottest oil spill hotspot worldwide. – Naturwissenschaften 91: 535-538.  (PDF)  (cover)

A72. Chiari, Y., M. Vences, D. R. Vieites, F. Rabemananjara, P. Bora, O. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala & A. Meyer (2004): New evidence for parallel evolution of colour patterns in Malagasy poison frogs (Mantella). – Molecular Ecology 13: 3763-3774.  (PDF)

A71. Vieites, D. R., S. Nieto-Román, M. Barluenga, A. Palanca, M. Vences & A. Meyer (2004): Post-mating clutch piracy in an amphibian. – Nature 431: 305-308. (PDF)

A70. Vences, M., S. Wanke, D. R. Vieites, W. R. Branch, F. Glaw & A. Meyer (2004): Natural colonization or introduction? Phylogeographical relationships and morphological differentiation of house geckos (Hemidactylus) from Madagascar. – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 83: 115-130.  (PDF)

A69. Van der Meijden, A., M. Vences and A. Meyer (2004). Novel phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic brevicipitine and scaphiophrynine toads as revealed by sequences from the nuclear Rag-1 gene. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Suppl.) 271: S378-S381. (PDF)

A68. Hoegg, S., M. Vences, H. Brinkmann & A. Meyer (2004): Phylogeny and comparative substitution rates of frogs inferred from three nuclear genes. – Molecular Biology and Evolution 21: 1188-1200. (PDF)

A67. Lötters, S., E. La Marca & M. Vences (2004): Redescriptions of two toad species of the genus Atelopus from coastal Venezuela. – Copeia 2004: 222-234. (PDF)

A66. Vences, M., F. Andreone & F. Glaw (2004): Voice of a giant: bioacoustic data for Mantidactylus guttulatus (Amphibia: Mantellidae). – Amphibia-Reptilia 25: 112-115. (PDF)

A65. Fromhage, L, M. Vences & M. Veith (2004): Testing alternative vicariance scenarios in Western Mediterranean discoglossid frogs. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 308-322. (PDF)

A64. Grosjean, S., M. Vences & A. Dubois (2004): Evolutionary significance of oral morphology in the carnivorous tadpoles of tiger frogs, genus Hoplobatrachus (Ranidae). – Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 81: 171-181. (PDF)

A63. Vences, M., J. Kosuch, M.-O. Rödel, S. Lötters, A. Channing, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (2004): Phylogeography of Ptychadena mascareniensis suggests transoceanic dispersal in a widespread African-Malagasy frog lineage. – Journal of Biogeography 31: 593-601. (PDF)

A62. Vences, M., Y. Chiari, L. Raharivololoniaina & A. Meyer (2004): High mitochondrial diversity within and among populations of Malagasy poison frogs. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30: 295-307. (PDF)

A61. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2004): Revision of the subgenus Chonomantis (Anura: Mantellidae: Mantidactylus) from Madagascar, with description of two new species. – Journal of Natural History 38: 77-118. (PDF)

A60. Vences, M., P. Galán, K. Miramontes & D. R. Vieites (2004): Weak expression of reproductive seasonality in a dwarf gecko (Lygodactylus) from arid south-western Madagascar. – Journal of Arid Environments 56: 329-338. (PDF)


2003

A59. Vences, M., C. J. Raxworthy, R. A. Nussbaum & F. Glaw (2003): New microhylid frog (Plethodontohyla) from Madagascar, with semiarboreal habits and possible parental care. – Journal of Herpetology 37: 629-636. (PDF)

A58. Nagy, Z. T., U. Joger, M. Wink, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2003): Multiple colonization of Madagascar and Socotra by colubrid snakes: evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial gene phylogenies. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 270: 2613-2621. (PDF) (electronic supplement)

A57. Vences, M., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw, H. Brinkmann, J. Kosuch, M. Veith & A. Meyer (2003): Multiple overseas dispersal in amphibians. – Proceedings of the Royal Society B 270: 2435-2442. (PDF) (electronic supplement) (media coverage in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)

A56. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): New microhylid frog (Plethodontohyla) with a supraocular crest from Madagascar. – Copeia 2003: 789-793. (PDF)

A55. Andreone, F., G. Aprea, M. Vences & G. Odierna (2003): A new frog of the genus Mantidactylus from the rainforests of north-eastern Madagascar, and its karyological affinities. – Amphibia-Reptilia 24: 285-303. (PDF)

A54. Glaw, F. M. Vences & D. Vallan (2003): Two new species of the Boophis mandraka complex (Anura, Mantellidae) from the Andasibe region in eastern Madagascar. – Amphibia-Reptilia 24: 305-319. (PDF)

A53. Vences, M., J. Kosuch, R. Boistel, C. F. B. Haddad, E. La Marca, S. Lötters & M. Veith (2003): Convergent evolution of aposematic coloration in Neotropical poison frogs: a molecular phylogenetic perspective. – Organisms Diversity and Evolution 3: 215-226. (PDF)

A52. Aprea, G., G. Odierna, F. Andreone, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2003): Unusual karyotype in the Malagasy colubrid snake Mimophis mahfalensis. – Amphibia-Reptilia 24: 215-219. (PDF)

A51. Vences, M., C. J. Raxworthy, R. A. Nussbaum & F. Glaw (2003): A revision of the Scaphiophryne marmorata complex of marbled toads from Madagascar, including the description of a new species. – Herpetological Journal 13: 69-79. (PDF)

A50. Vences, M., J. Kosuch, F. Glaw, W. Böhme & M. Veith (2003): Molecular phylogeny of hyperoliid treefrogs: biogeographic origin of Malagasy and Seychellean taxa and re-analysis of familial paraphyly. – Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 41: 205-215. (PDF)

A49. Andreone, F., F. Glaw, R. A. Nussbaum, C. J. Raxworthy, M. Vences & J. E. Randrianirina (2003): The amphibians and reptiles of Nosy Be (NW Madagascar) and nearby islands: a case study of diversity and conservation of an insular fauna. – Journal of Natural History 37 (17): 2119-2149. (PDF)

A48. Vences, M., K. Grossenbacher, M. Puente, A. Palanca & D. R. Vieites (2003): The Cambalès fairy tale: elevational limits of Rana temporaria (Amphibia: Ranidae) and other European amphibians revisited. – Folia Zoologica 52 (2): 189-202. (PDF)

A47. Vences, M., F. Andreone, F. Glaw & J. E. Randrianirina (2003): Molecular and bioacoustic divergence in Mantidactylus granulatus and M. zavona sp. n. (Anura: Mantellidae): bearings for the biogeography of northern Madagascar. – African Zoology 38 (1): 67-78. (PDF)

A46. Veith M., J. Kosuch & M. Vences (2003): Climatic oscillations triggered post-Messinian speciation of Western Palearctic brown frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26: 310-327. (PDF)


2002

A45. Veith M., M. Vences, D. R. Vieites, S. Nieto-Roman & A. Palanca (2002): Genetic differentiation and population structure within the Spanish common frogs (Rana temporaria complex; Ranidae, Amphibia). – Folia Zoologica 51 (2): 307-318. (PDF)

A44. La Marca, E., M. Vences & S. Lötters (2002): Rediscovery and mitochondrial relationships of the dendrobatid frog Colostethus humilis suggest parallel colonization of the Venezuelan Andes by poison frogs. – Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 37 (3): 233-240. (PDF)

A43. Vences, M., F. Andreone, F. Glaw & F. Mattioli (2002): New dwarf species of Mantidactylus from Northwestern Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae). – Copeia 2002 (4): 1057-1062. (PDF)

A42. Vences, M., P. Galán, D. R. Vieites, M. Puente, K. Oetter & S. Wanke (2002): Field body temperatures and heating rates in a montane frog population: the importance of black dorsal pattern for thermoregulation. – Annales Zoologici Fennici 39: 209-220. (PDF)

A41. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2002): A new species of Mantidactylus (Anura: Mantellidae) from Andasibe in Eastern Madagascar. – Journal of Herpetology 36: 372-378. (PDF)

A40. Vences, M., F. Andreone, F. Glaw, N. Raminosoa, J. E. Randrianirina, D. R. Vieites (2002): Amphibians and reptiles of the Ankaratra Massif: reproductive diversity, biogeography and conservation of a montane fauna in Madagascar. – Italian Journal of Zoology 69: 263-284. (PDF, low resolution)

A39. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2002): A new cryptic frog species of the Mantidactylus boulengeri group with a divergent vocal sac structure. – Amphibia-Reptilia 23 (3): 293-304. (PDF)

A38. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2002): Two new treefrogs of the Boophis rappiodes group from eastern Madagascar. – Tropical Zoology 15 (1): 141-163. (PDF, low resolution)

A37. Vences, M., F. Andreone, F. Glaw, J. Kosuch, A. Meyer, H.-C. Schaefer & M. Veith (2002): Exploring the potential of life-history key innovation: brook breeding in the radiation of the Malagasy treefrog genus Boophis. – Molecular Ecology 11: 1453-1463. (PDF)

A36. Andreone, F., M. Vences, F. M. Guarino, F. Glaw & J. E. Randrianirina (2002): Natural history and larval morphology of Boophis occidentalis (Anura: Mantellidae: Boophinae) provide new insights into the phylogeny and adaptive radiation of endemic Malagasy frogs. – Journal of Zoology, London 257: 425-438. (PDF)

A35. Schaefer, H.-C., M. Vences & M. Veith (2002): Molecular phylogeny of Malagasy poison frogs, genus Mantella (Anura: Mantellidae): homoplastic evolution of colour pattern in aposematic amphibians. – Organisms Diversity and Evolution 2: 97-105. (PDF)

A34. Vences, M., M. Puente, S. Nieto & D. R. Vieites (2002): Phenotypic plasticity of anuran larvae: environmental variables influence body shape and oral morphology in Rana temporaria tadpoles. – Journal of Zoology, London 257: 155-162. (PDF)

A33. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2002): A new sibling species of the anuran subgenus Blommersia from Madagascar (Amphibia: Mantellidae: Mantidactylus) and its molecular phylogenetic relationships. – Herpetological Journal 12: 11-20. (PDF)

A32. Vences, M., F. Glaw, F. Andreone, R. Jesu & G. Schimmenti (2002): Systematic revision of the enigmatic Malagasy broad-headed frogs (Laurentomantis Dubois, 1980), and their phylogenetic position within the endemic mantellid radiation of Madagascar. – Contributions to Zoology 70: 191-212.  (PDF, low resolution)

A31. Vences, M., G. Aprea, T. Capriglione, F. Andreone & G. Odierna (2002): Ancient tetraploidy and slow molecular evolution in Scaphiophryne: ecological correlates of speciation mode in Malagasy relict amphibians. – Chromosome Research 10: 127-136. (PDF)


2001

A30. Andreone, F., M. Vences & J. E. Randrianirina (2001): Patterns of amphibian and reptile diversity at Berara Forest (Sahamalaza Peninsula), NW Madagascar. – Italian Journal of Zoology 68: 235-241. (PDF, low resolution)

A29. Glaw, F., M. Vences, F. Andreone & D. Vallan (2001): Revision of the Boophis majori group (Amphibia: Mantellidae) from Madagascar, with descriptions of five new species. – Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 133: 495-529. (PDF)

A28. Kosuch, J., M. Vences, A. Dubois, A. Ohler & W. Böhme (2001): Out of Asia: mitochondrial DNA evidence for an Oriental origin of tiger frogs, genus Hoplobatrachus. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 21: 398-407. (PDF)

A27. Vences, M., F. Glaw, J. Kosuch, W. Böhme & M. Veith (2001): Phylogeny of South American and Malagasy boine snakes: molecular evidence for the validity of Sanzinia and Acrantophis and biogeographic implications. – Copeia 2001: 1151-1154. (PDF)

A26. Vences, M., J. Freyhof, R. Sonnenberg, J. Kosuch & M. Veith (2001): Reconciling fossils and molecules: Cenozoic divergence of cichlid fishes and the biogeography of Madagascar. – Journal of Biogeography 28: 1091-1099. (PDF)

A25. Odierna, G., M. Vences, G. Aprea, S. Lötters & F. Andreone (2001): Chromosome data for Malagasy poison frogs (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantella) and their bearing on taxonomy and phylogeny. – Zoological Science 18: 505-514. (PDF)


2000

A24. Vences, M., F. Glaw, R. Jesu & G. Schimmenti (2000): A new species of Heterixalus (Amphibia: Hyperoliidae) from western Madagascar. – African Zoology 35: 269-276. (PDF)

A23. Mausfeld, P., M. Vences, A. Schmitz & M. Veith (2000): First data on the molecular phylogeography of scincid lizards of the genus Mabuya. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 17: 11-14. (PDF)

A22. Odierna, G., F. Andreone, G. Aprea, O. Arribas, T. Capriglione & M. Vences (2000): Cytological and molecular analysis in the rare discoglossid species, Alytes muletensis (Sanchiz & Adrover 1977) and its bearing on archaeobatrachian phylogeny. – Chromosome Research 8 : 435-442. (PDF)

A21. Glaw, F., M. Vences & V. Gossmann (2000): A new species of Mantidactylus from Madagascar, with a comparative survey of internal femoral gland structure in the genus (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantellinae). – Journal of Natural History 34: 1135-1154. (PDF)

A20. Vences, M., P. Galán, A. Palanca, D. R. Vieites, S. Nieto & J. Rey (2000): Summer microhabitat use and diel activity cycles in a high altitude Pyrenean population of Rana temporaria. – Herpetological Journal 10: 49-56. (PDF)

A19. Vences, M., J. Kosuch, S. Lötters, A. Widmer, J. Köhler, K.-H. Jungfer & M. Veith (2000): Phylogeny and classification of poison frogs (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae), based on mitochondrial 16S and 12S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 15: 34-40. (PDF)


1999

A18. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1999): Resurrection and redescription of Mantidactylus tricinctus (Guibé, 1947) from eastern Madagascar  (Anura: Ranidae: Mantellinae). – Journal of Herpetology 33 (4): 639-647. (PDF, low resolution)

A17. Kosuch, J., M. Vences & W. Böhme (1999): Molecular data on the specific allocation of the chameleons of the Greek mainland (Peloponnesos) (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Chamaeleo africanus Laurenti, 1768). – Amphibia-Reptilia 20 (4): 431-435. (PDF)

A16. Vences, M., N. Piqué, A. Lopez, M. Puente, C. Miramontes, D. Rodriguez (1999): Summer habitat population density and size classes of Rana temporaria in a high altitude Pyrenean population. – Amphibia-Reptilia 20 (4): 440-443. (PDF)

A15. Vences, M., T. Ziegler, S. Visser & F. Andreone (1999): New data on the zoogeography and genital morphology of the lizards Zonosaurus brygooi Lang & Böhme 1990 and Z. aeneus (Grandidier 1872) from Madagascar (Reptilia Squamata Gerrhosauridae). – Tropical Zoology 12 (1): 145-155. (PDF, low resolution)

A14. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1999): Variation in Mantidactylus madecassus Millot & Guibé, 1950, a little known Malagasy frog, with resurrection of Mantidactylus pauliani Guibé, 1974. – Herpetological Journal 9 (3): 101-110. (PDF, low resolution)

A13. Channing, A. & M. Vences (1999): The advertisement call, breeding biology, description of the tadpole and taxonomic status of Bufo dombensis, a little known dwarf toad from Southern Africa. – South African Journal of Zoology 34 (2): 74-79. (PDF, low resolution)

A12. Glaw, F., M. Vences, T. Ziegler, W. Böhme & J. Köhler (1999): Specific distinctness and biogeography of the dwarf chameleons Brookesia minima, B. peyrierasi and B. tuberculata (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae): evidence from hemipenial and external morphology. – Journal of Zoology, London, 247 : 225-238. (PDF, low resolution)


1998

A11. Vences, M., A. Hille & F. Glaw (1998): Allozyme differentiation in the genus Mantella (Amphibia: Anura: Mantellinae). – Folia Zoologica 47 (4): 261-274. (PDF, low resolution)

A10. Pintak, T., M. Vences, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1998): Comparative chromosome morphology of Malagasy poison frogs (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantella). – Folia Zoologica 47 (3): 197-204.

A9. Andreone, F., F. Glaw, M. Vences & D. Vallan (1998): A new Mantidactylus from south-eastern Madagascar, with a review of Mantidactylus peraccae (Ranidae: Mantellinae). – Herpetological Journal 8: 149-159.  (PDF, low resolution)

A8. Vences, M., F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1998): Evolutionary correlates of microphagy in alkaloid-containing frogs (Amphibia: Anura). – Zoologischer Anzeiger 236: 217-230.  (PDF, low resolution)

A7. Glaw, F., M. Vences & W. Böhme (1998): Systematic revision of the genus Aglyptodactylus Boulenger, 1919 (Amphibia: Ranidae), and analysis of its phylogenetic relationships to other Madagascan ranid genera (Tomopterna, Boophis, Mantidactylus, and Mantella). – Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 36 (1): 17-37. (PDF)


1997

A6. Glaw, F.  & M. Vences (1997): New species of the Boophis tephraeomystax group (Anura: Ranidae: Rhacophorinae) from arid western Madagascar. – Copeia 1997 (3): 572-578.  (PDF, low resolution)

A5 . Ziegler, T., M. Vences, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1997): Genital morphology and systematics of Geodipsas Boulenger, 1896  (Reptilia: Serpentes: Colubridae), with description of a new genus. – Revue Suisse de Zoologie 104 (1): 95-114.  (PDF, low resolution)


1991-1996

A4. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1996): Further investigations on Discoglossus bioacoustics: Relationships between D. galganoi galganoi, D. g. jeanneae and D. pictus scovazzi.Amphibia-Reptilia 17 (4): 333-340.  (PDF, low resolution)

A3. Fritz, B., Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1994): Comparative nuclear DNA content in Discoglossus (Amphibia, Anura, Discoglossidae). – Zoologischer Anzeiger 233 (3/4): 135-145.  (PDF, low resolution)

A2. Vences, M. (1993): Habitat choice of the salamander Chioglossa lusitanica: the effects of eucalypt plantations. – Amphibia-Reptilia 14 : 201-212.  (PDF, low resolution)

A1. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1991): Bioacoustic differentiation in painted frogs (Discoglossus). – Amphibia-Reptilia 12: 385-394. (PDF, low resolution)



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2020

B181. Ziegler, T., A. Rauhaus & M. Vences (2020): Does genetic screening reveal first zoo breeding of the Cryptic Golden Tegu (Tupinambis cryptus)?. – Der Zoologische Garten 87: 25-40.


2019

B180. Wagner, N., V. Schulz, S. Steinfartz, T. Reinhardt, M. Vences, S. Lötters, L. Dalbeck, H. Düssel-Siebert, M. Guschal, K. Kirst, D. Ohlhoff, J. Wegge und M. Veith (2019): Aktuelle Erkenntnisse zum Status der Salamanderpest in Deutschland [Current findings on the status of the salamander plague in Germany]. – Natur und Landschaft 94: 463-471. (PDF)

B179. Wagner, N., S. Lötters, S. Feldmeier, J. Beninde, K. Bredimus, D.C. Christiansen, J. Ewen, L. Feiler, G. Fichera, B. Fontaine, C. Kolwelter, W. Harms, F. Hildebrandt, F. Keltsch, L.F. Marin da Fonte, A. Martens, S. Li Ong, L. Schmitz, U. Schulte, V. Schulz, S. Steinfartz, M. Vences, J. Viebahn, M. Wagner, K. Wallrich & M. Veith (2019): Aktueller Kenntnisstand zur Verbreitung des Erregers der Salamanderpest (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) in Rheinland-Pfalz. – Dendrocopos 46: 35-66. (PDF)


2018

B178. Vences, M., & A.P. Raselimanana (2018): Systématique des amphibiens malgaches (Amphibia: Anura) / Systematics of Malagasy amphibians (Amphibia: Anura). In: Goodman SM, Raherilalao MJ, Wohlhauser S (eds) Les aires protégées terrestres de Madagascar: Leur histoire, description et biote / The terrestrial protected areas of Madagascar: Their history, description, and biota. Association Vahatra, Antananarivo, Madagascar, pp 2257-288.

B177. Nguyen, T.T., T. Ziegler, A. Rauhaus, T.Q. Nguyen, D.T.A. Tran, S. Wayakone, V.Q. Luu, M. Vences & M.D. Le (2018): Genetic screening of Siamese crocodiles (Crocodylus siamensis) in Laos and Vietnam: Identifying purebred individuals for conservation and release programs. – Crocodile Specialist Group Newsletter 37: 8-14. (PDF)

B176. Rasolonjatovo, S.M., M. D. Scherz, A.P. Raselimanana & M. Vences (2018): Tadpole predation by Mantidactylus bellyi Mocquard, 1895 with brief description of the site and morphological measurements of the specimen. – Herpetology Notes 11: 747-750. (PDF)

B175. Scherz, M.D., A. Rakotoarison, F.M. Ratsoavina, O. Hawlitschek, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2018): Two new Madagascan frog species of the Gephyromantis (Duboimantis) tandroka complex from northern Madagascar. – Alytes 36: 130-158. (PDF)

B174. Perl, R.G.B., S. Gafny, E. Geffen, Y. Malka, S. Renan & M. Vences (2018): Notes on post-metamorphic colour pattern changes in the Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer): How realistic is re-identification of juveniles? – Herpetology Notes 11: 475-480. (PDF)

B173. Dalbeck, L., H. Düssel-Siebert, A. Kerres, K. Kirst, A. Koch, S. Lötters, D. Ohlhoff, J. Sabino-Pinto, K. Preißler, U. Schulte, V. Schulz, S. Steinfartz, M. Veith, M. Vences, N. Wagner & J. Wegge (2018): Die Salamanderpest und ihr Erreger Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal): aktueller Stand in Deutschland. – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 25: 1–22

B172. Sanchez, E., S. Gippner, M. Vences, K. Preißler, I. J. Hermanski, B.A. Caspers, E.T. Krause, S. Steinfartz & F.-W. Kastrup (2018): Automatic quantification of colour proportions in dorsal black-and-yellow coloured amphibians, tested on the fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra). – Herpetology Notes 11: 73-76. (PDF)


2017

B171. ten Hagen, L., N. Menke, C. Göcking, M. Bisping & M Vences (2017): Die Lautäußerungen juveniler Knoblauchkröten Pelobates fuscus. – Pp. 243-271 in: Die Knoblauchkröte (Pelobates fuscus) – Verbreitung, Biologie, Ökologie, Schutzstrategien und Nachzucht Landesamt für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen. LANUV Fachbericht 75, Landesamt für Natur, Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen. (PDF)


2015

B170. Rakotoarison, A., J. Erens, F.M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences (2015): Amphibian and reptile records from around the Betsiboka delta area in north-western Madagascar. – Herpetology Notes 8: 535-543. (PDF)

B169. Ziegler, T. S. Hauswaldt & M. Vences (2015): The necessity of genetic screening for proper management of captive crocodile populations based on the examples of Crocodylus suchus and C. mindorensis. – Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research 3: 123-127. (PDF)

B168. Bletz, M.C., G.M. Rosa, F. Andreone, E.A. Courtois, D.S. Schmeller, N.H.C. Rabibisoa, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, L. Raharivololoniaina, M. Vences, C. Weldon, D. Edmonds, C.J. Raxworthy, R.N. Harris, M.C. Fisher, A. Crottini (2015): Consistency of published results on the pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Madagascar: Formal comment on Kolby et al. Rapid response to evaluate the presence of amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) and Ranavirus in wild amphibian populations in Madagascar. – PLoS ONE 10: e0135900. (PDF)

B167. Vences, M. (2015): Die Gattungszuordnung von Wechselkröte und Kreuzkröte und die Konsolidierung der wissenschaftlichen Benennung europäischer Amphibien. – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 22: 11–24


2014

B166. Lima, A., A. Miralles, F. Glaw, J. Ahlburg, M. Börner, J. F. Hoven, B. Kruse, F. Küssner, M. Ludwig, F. Molde, A.-M. Michel, K. Müller, S. Panpeng, C. Schneider, J. Worm & M. Vences (2014): A preliminary assessment of morphological differentiation between two common Malagasy skink species, Trachylepis elegans and T. gravenhorstii. – Herpetology Notes 7: 247-260.

B165. Vences, M. & K. Grossenbacher (2014): Rana pyrenaica Serra-Cobo 1993 - Pyrenäen-Bachfrosch. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche IIIa. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 293-304.

B164. Vences, M. & A. Salvador (2014): Rana iberica Boulenger, 1879 - Iberischer Bachfrosch. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche IIIa. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 205-225.

B163. Grossenbacher, K. & M. Vences (2014). Ranidae Rafinesque 1814 - Echte Frösche. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche IIIa. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 1-9.

B162. Sabino-Pinto, J., C.J. Mayerl, W.R.M. Meilink, D. Grasso, C.C.B. Raaijmakers, V.G. Russo, M. Segal, G. Stegen, J. Clegg, A.N. Srikanthan, F. Glaw & M. Vences /2014) Descriptions of the advertisement calls of three sympatric frog species in the subgenus Vatomantis (genus Gephyromantis) from Madagascar. – Herpetology Notes 7: 67-73.


2012

B161. Vredenburg, V.T., L. du Preez, L. Raharivololoniaina, D.R. Vieites, M. Vences & C. Weldon (2012): A molecular survey across Madagascar does not yield positive records of the amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. – Herpetology Notes 5: 507-517. (PDF)

B160. Eckhardt, F. S., P.-S. Gehring, L. Bartel, J. Bellmann, J. Beuker, D. Hahne, J. Korte, V. Knittel, M. Mensch, D. Nagel, M. Pohl, C. Rostosky, V. Vierath, V. Wilms, J. Zenk & M. Vences (2012): Assessing sexual dimorphism in a species of Malagasy chameleon (Calumma boettgeri) with a newly defined set of morphometric and meristic measurements. – Herpetology Notes 5: 335-344. (PDF)

B159. Vences, M., R. D. Randrianiaina, A. Strauß, D. C. Yoheswara, H. Beims, D. Donath, M. Ebert, S. Gebauer, J. Herrmann, J. Klages, F. Kollmeier, M. Messal, C. Momberg, S. Parlow & C. Zumpe (2012): External morphology of the tadpoles of the Malagasy treefrog Boophis luteus: ontogenetic variation of keratodont numbers and uniformity between genealogical lineages. – Herpetology Notes 5: 325-334. (PDF)

B158. Vences, M., Z. T. Nagy, G. Sonet, E. Verheyen (2012) DNA barcoding amphibians and reptiles. In: Kress, W.J., & D. L. Erickson (eds.): DNA Barcodes: Methods and Protocols. – Springer Protocols Methods in Molecular Biology 858: 79-107. (PDF)

B157. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2012): A tiny new species of Platypelis from the Marojejy National Park in northeastern Madagascar (Amphibia: Microhylidae). – European Journal of Taxonomy 9: 1-9. (PDF)

B156. Fatroandrianjafinonjasolomiovazo, T. N. L., N. R. Rasoamampionona, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2012): Diet of the Mascarene grass frog, Ptychadena mascareniensis, in Madagascar. – Malagasy Nature 5: 68-74. (PDF)

B155. Vences, M. (2012): Discoglossus sardus Tschudi, 1837 - Sardischer Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 249-263.

B154. Vences, M. (2012): Discoglossus pictus Otth, 1837 - Gemalter Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 225-248.

B153. Vences, M. (2012): Discoglossus montalentii Lanza, Nascetti, Capula und Bullini, 1984 - Korsischer Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 213-224.

B152. Vences, M. (2012): Discoglossus galganoi Capula, Nascetti, Lanza, Bullini und Crespo, 1985 - Iberischer Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 187-211

B151. Vences, M. & K. Grossenbacher (2012): Unterfamilie Discoglossinae Günther, 1858; Gattung Discoglossus Otth, 1837 - Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 177-185.

B150. Grossenbacher, K. & M. Vences (2012): Familie Alytidae Fitzinger, 1843 - Geburtshelferkröten und Scheibenzüngler. – In: K. Grossenbacher (editor): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Europas. Froschlurche I. Aula Verlag, Wiebelsheim, pp. 7-10.


2011

B149. Rakotondrazafy, A. M. A. & M. Vences (2011): New distribution record of Lygodactylus blancae, a poorly known dwarf gecko from Madagascar. – Herpetology Notes 4: 409-412. (PDF)

B148. Gehring, P.-S., J. Köhler, A. Strauß, R. D. Randrianiaina, J. Glos, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): The kingdom of the frogs: anuran radiations in Madagascar. – Pp. 235-254 in: Zachos, F. E. & J. C. Habel (eds.): Biodiversity Hotspots. Distribution and Protection of Conservation Priority Areas. Springer, 546 pp. (PDF)

B147. Glaw, F., Vences, M. (2011): Description of a new frog species of Gephyromantis (subgenus Laurentomantis) with tibial glands from Madagascar (Amphibia, Mantellidae). – Spixiana 34: 121-127. (PDF)

B146. Vences, M., F. Glaw & M. Hachtel (2011): Wechselkröte - Bufo viridis. – In: M. Hachtel, M. Schlüpmann, K. Weddeling, B. Thiesmeier, A. Geiger & C. Willigalla for the Arbeitskreis Amphibien und Reptilien NRW (editors): Handbuch der Amphibien und Reptilien Nordrhein-Westfalens. Laurenti Verlag, pp. 667-688.

B145. Vences, M., J. Köhler, D. R. Vieites & F. Glaw (2011): Molecular and bioacoustic differentiation of deep conspecific lineages of the Malagasy treefrogs Boophis tampoka and B. luteus. – Herpetology Notes 4: 239-246. (PDF)



2010

B144. Rakotoarison, A., S. A. Rasamison, E. Rajeriarion, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2010): Hypotheses on ecological interactions between the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) and microhylid frogs of the genus Platypelis in Tsaratanana bamboo forest. – Lemur News 15: 21-23. (PDF)

B143. Gehring, P. S., F. M. Ratsoavina & M. Vences (2010): Filling the gaps – amphibian and reptile records from lowland rainforests in eastern Madagascar. – Salamandra 46: 214-234. (PDF)

B142. Vences, M., J. Köhler, A. Crottini & F. Glaw (2010): High mitochondrial sequence divergence meets morphological and bioacoustic conservatism: Boophis quasiboehmei sp. n., a new cryptic treefrog species from south-eastern Madagascar. – Bonn zoological Bulletin 57: 241-255. (PDF)

B141. Glaw, F., J. Köhler & M. Vences (2010): A new fossorial frog, genus Rhombophryne, from Nosy Mangabe Special Reserve, Madagascar. – Zoosystematics and Evolution 86: 235-243. (PDF)

B140. Gehring, P.-S., M. Pabijan, F. M. Ratsoavina, J. Köhler, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2010): A Tarzan yell for conservation: a new chameleon, Calumma tarzan sp. n., proposed as flagship species for the creation of new nature reserves in Madagascar. – Salamandra 46: 1667-179. (PDF)

B139. Glaw, F., P.-S. Gehring, J. Köhler, M. Franzen & M. Vences (2010): A new dwarf species of day gecko, genus Phelsuma, from the Ankarana pinnacle karst in northern Madagascar. – Salamandra 46: 83-92. (PDF)

B138. Bora, P., J. C. Randrianantoandro, R. Randrianavelona, E. F. Hantalalaina, R. R. Andriantsimanarilafy, D. Rakotondravony, O. R. Ramilijaona, M. Vences, R. K. B. Jenkins, F. Glaw & J. Köhler (2010): Amphibians and reptiles of the Tsingy de Bemaraha Plateau, Western Madagascar: Checklist, biogeography and conservation. – Herpetological Conservation and Biology 5: 111-125. (PDF)

B137. Safarek, G,., O. Jovanovic, M. Vences, H. Kurrer, J. M. Carpenter & R. Dolch (2010): Wasp predation on Malagasy frog egg clutches. – Salamandra 46: 53-54. (PDF)

B136. Vieites, D. R., F. M. Ratsoavina, R. D. Randrianiaina, Z. T. Nagy, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2010): A rhapsody of colours from Madagascar: discovery of a remarkable new snake of the genus Liophidium and its phylogenetic relationships. – Salamandra 46: 1-10. (PDF)



2009

B135. Randrianiaina, R. D., R. Navarro Antúnez, J. Canitz, F. Forth, I. Lemme, B. Rodríguez, H. Rinas, R. Thänert, P. Tröger, N. Westphal, A. Willim, K. C. Wollenberg, A. Strauß & M. Vences (2009): Vogue or adaptive character? A tadpole’s goatee helps to distinguish two cryptic treefrog species of the genus Boophis. – Herpetology Notes 2: 165-173. (PDF)

B134. Vences, M. (2009). Lizard radiations. Pp. 554-564 in Gillespie, R. G. & Clague, D. A. (eds.): Encyclopedia of Islands. University of California Press(PDF)

B133. Jovanovic, O., M. Vences, G. Safarek, F. C. E. Rabemananjara & R. Dolch (2009): Predation upon Mantella aurantiaca in the Torotorofotsy wetlands, central-eastern Madagascar. – Herpetology Notes 2: 95-97. (PDF)



2008

B132. Kamermans, M. & M. Vences (2009): Terminal phalanges in ranoid frogs: morphological diversity and evolutionary correlation with climbing habits. – Alytes 26: 117-152.

B131. Andreone, F., N. A. Cox, F. Glaw, J. Köhler, N. H. C. Rabibisoa, H. Randriamahazo, H. Randrianasolo, C. J. Raxworthy, S. N. Stuart, D. Vallan & M. Vences (2008): Update of the Global Amphibian Assessment for Madagascar in light of new species discoveries, nomenclature changes, and new field information. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 419-438.  (PDF)

B130. Vieites, D. R., S. Nieto-Román & M. Vences (2008): Towards understanding the spatial pattern of amphibian diversity in Madagascar. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 397-410.  (PDF)

B129. Rabemananjara, F. C. E., N. Rasoamampionona Raminosoa, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona, D. Rakotondravony, F. Andreone, P. Bora, A. I. Carpenter, F. Glaw, T. Razafindrabe, D. Vallan, D. R. Vieites M. Vences (2008): Malagasy poison frogs in the pet trade: a survey of levels of exploitation of species in the genus Mantella. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 277-300.  (PDF)

B128. Rabemananjara, F. C. E., P. Bora, T. J. Razafindrabe, R. Randriamitso, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona, N. Rasoamampionona Raminosoa, D. Rakotondravony, D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2008): Rapid assessments of population sizes in ten species of Malagasy poison frogs, genus Mantella. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 253-264.  (PDF)

B127. Vences, M., Y. Chiari, M. Teschke, R.-D. Randrianiaina, L. Raharivololoniaina, P. Bora, D. R. Vieites & F. Glaw (2008): Which frogs are out there? A preliminary evaluation of survey techniques and identification reliability of Malagasy amphibians. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 233-253.  (PDF)

B126. Weldon, C., L. du Preez & M. Vences (2008): Lack of detection of the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in Madagascar. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 95-106.  (PDF)

B125. Wollenberg, K. C., D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2008): Annual temperature data for two Malagasy sites of high anuran diversity. In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 85-94.  (PDF)

B124. Vences, M., O. Jovanovic & F. Glaw (2008): Historical analysis of amphibian studies in Madagascar: an example for increasing research intensity and international collaboration. – In: Andreone, F. (editor): A Conservation Strategy for the Amphibians of Madagascar. – Monografie del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino 45: 47-58.  (PDF)

B123. Schmidt, H., A. Strauß, E. Reeve, A. Letz, A.-K. Ludewig, D. Neb, R. Pluschzick, R.-D. Randrianiaina, D. Reckwell, S. Schröder, A. Wesolowski, M. Vences (2008): Descriptions of the remarkable tadpoles of three treefrog species, genus Boophis, from Madagascar. – Herpetology Notes 1: 49-57.  (PDF)

B122. Bora, P., R. Dolch, R. Jenkins, O. Jovanovic, F. C. E. Rabemananjara, J. Randrianirina, J. Rafanomezantsoa, L. Raharivololoniaina, O. Ramilijaona, N. Raminosoa, R. Randrianavelona, A. Raselimanana, B. Razafimahatratra, T. Razafindraibe & M. Vences (2008): Geographical distribution of three species of Malagasy poison frogs of high conservation priority: Mantella aurantiaca, M. crocea and M. milotympanum.Herpetology Notes 1: 39-48.  (PDF)

B121. Andreone, F., A. Channing, R. Drewes, J. Gerlach, F. Glaw, K. Howell, M. Largen, S. Loader, S. Lötters, L. Minter, M. Pickersgill, C. Raxworthy, M.-O. Rödel, A. Schiøtz, D. Vallan & M. Vences (2008): Amphibians of the Afrotropical Realm. – Pp. 53-58 in: Stuart, S. N., M. Hoffmann, J. S. Chanson, N. A. Cox, R. J. Berridge, P. Ramani & B. E. Young (eds.): Threatened Amphibians of the World. – Lynx Editions, IUCN, The World Conservation Union, Conservation International, NatureServe.

B120. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008): Trends in rates of amphibian species descriptions. – Pp. 18 in: Stuart, S. N., M. Hoffmann, J. S. Chanson, N. A. Cox, R. J. Berridge, P. Ramani & B. E. Young (eds.): Threatened Amphibians of the World. – Lynx Editions, IUCN, The World Conservation Union, Conservation International, NatureServe.

B119. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2008): Les Amphibiens. – pp. 311-340 in: S. M. Goodman (ed.): Paysages naturels et biodiversité de Madagascar. – Publications scientifiques du Muséum (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris) and WWF.

B118. Glaw, F., M. Vences & R. D. Randrianiaina (2008): Killed aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) exposed on the gallows in northeastern Madagascar. – Lemur News 13: 6-7.  (PDF)



2007

B117. Vences, M. (2007): The Amphibian Tree of Life: Ideologie, Chaos oder biologische Realität? – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 14: 153-162.

B116. Bora, P., M. O. Randriambahiniarime, F. C. E. Rabemananjara, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): A rapid assessment survey of the herpetofauna at Befotaka-Midongy National Park, south-eastern Madagascar. – Mitteilungen des Museums für Naturkunde Berlin, Zoologische Reihe 83: 170-178.

B115. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2007): Plethodontohyla guentheri, a new montane microhylid frog species from northeastern Madagascar. – Mitteilungen des Museums für Naturkunde Berlin, Zoologische Reihe 83: 33-39.

B114. D'Cruze, N., J. Sabel, K. Green, J. Dawson, C. Gardner, J. Robinson, G. Starkie, M. Vences & F. Glaw (2007): The first comprehensive survey of amphibians and reptiles at Montagne des Français. Madagascar. – Herpetological Conservation and Biology 2: 87-99. (PDF)

B113. Vences, M. & D. B. Wake (2007): Speciation, species boundaries and phylogeography of amphibians. – In: Heatwole, H. H. & M. Tyler (eds.): Amphibian Biology, Vol. 6, Systematics: pp. 2613-2669. – Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia. (PDF)

B112. Vences, M. & I. de la Riva (2007): A new species of Gephyromantis from Ranomafana National Park, south-eastern Madagascar (Amphibia, Anura, Mantellidae). – Spixiana 30: 135-143.  (PDF)

B111. Hendrix, R., S. Grosjean, L. Khac Quyet, M. Vences, V. Ngoc Thanh & T. Ziegler (2007): Molecular identification and description of the tadpole of the Annam flying frog, Rhacophorus annamensis Smith, 1924 (Anura: Rhacophoridae). – Salamandra 43: 11-19. (PDF)


2006

B110. Woodhead, C. E., D. R. Vieites & M. Vences (2006): Mantidactylus liber (NCN) and M. depressiceps (NCN). Cross-species mating. – Herpetological Review 37: 446.

B109. Vences, M. & J. Köhler (2006): The current status of genetic exploration in amphibians: taxonomic and geographic disparities. – Pp. 193-195 in: Vences, M., J. Köhler, T. Ziegler & W. Böhme (2006): Herpetologia Bonnensis II. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Bonn, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum A. Koenig and Societas Europaea Herpetologica. 262 pp. (PDF)

B108. Sound, P., J. Kosuch, M. Vences, A. Seitz & M. Veith (2006): Preliminary molecular relationships of Comoroan day geckos (Phelsuma). – Pp. 175-179 in: Vences, M., J. Köhler, T. Ziegler & W. Böhme (2006): Herpetologia Bonnensis II. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Bonn, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum A. Koenig and Societas Europaea Herpetologica. 262 pp. (PDF)

B107. Andreone, F., G. Aprea, G. Odierna & M. Vences (2006): A new narrow-mouthed frog of the genus Paradoxophyla (Microhylidae: Scaphiophryninae) from Masoala rainforest, northeastern Madagascar. – Acta Herpetologica 1: 15-27. (PDF)

B106. Thomas, M., L. Raharivololoniaina, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2006): Description of the tadpole of the Malagasy treefrog Boophis andohahela. – Alytes 23: 96-102. (PDF)

B105. Grosjean, S., M. Thomas, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2006): The tadpole of the Malagasy treefrog Boophis rufioculis: molecular identification and description. – Spixiana 29: 73-76.


2005

B104. Vences, M. & I. de la Riva (2005): Mantidactylus majori (NCN). Male egg guarding. – Herpetological Review 36: 435-436.

B103. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2005): A new arboreal microhylid frog of the genus Anodonthyla from south-eastern Madagascar (Amphibia, Microhylidae). – Spixiana 28: 181-189.

B102. Glaw, F., M. Franzen & M. Vences (2005). A new species of colubrid snake (Liopholidophis) from northern Madagascar. – Salamandra 41: 83-90.   (PDF)

B101. Puente, M., M. Thomas & M. Vences (2005): Phylogeny and biogeography of Malagasy dwarf geckos, Lygodactylus Gray, 1864: Preliminary data from mitochondrial DNA sequences (Squamata: Gekkonidae). 229-235 in: Huber, B. A. & K. H. Lampe (eds.): African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Proc. 5th Intern. Symp. Trop. Biol., Museum Koenig, Bonn. Springer.

B100. Nagy, Z. T., N. Vidal, M. Vences, W. R. Branch, O. S. G. Pauwels, M. Wink & U. Joger (2005): Molecular systematics of African Colubroidea (Squamata: Serpentes). 221-228 in: Huber, B. A. & K. H. Lampe (eds.): African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Proc. 5th Intern. Symp. Trop. Biol., Museum Koenig, Bonn. Springer.

B99. Vieites, D. R., F. E. C. Rabemananjara, P. Bora, B. Razafimahatratra, O. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala & M. Vences (2005): Distribution and population density of the black-eared Malagasy poison frog, Mantella milotympanum Staniszewski, 1996 (Amphibia: Mantellidae). 197-204 in: Huber, B. A. & K. H. Lampe (eds.): African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Proc. 5th Intern. Symp. Trop. Biol., Museum Koenig, Bonn. Springer.

B98. Vences, M. (2005): Madagascar as a model region for the study of tempo and pattern in adaptive radiations. 69-84 in: Huber, B. A. & K. H. Lampe (eds.): African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems. Proc. 5th Intern. Symp. Trop. Biol., Museum Koenig, Bonn. Springer.

B97. Vences , M. & F. Glaw (2005): A new cryptic frog of the genus Boophis from the northwestern rainforests of Madagascar. – African Journal of Herpetology 54: 77-84.   (PDF)

B96. Vallan, D., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2005): The calls of Plethodontohyla inguinalis from eastern Madagascar (Amphibia: Microhylidae). – Spixiana 28 (1): 91-93.   (PDF)


2004

B95. Delorme, M., A. Dubois, J. Kosuch & M. Vences (2004): Molecular phylogenetic relationships of Lankanectes corrugatus from Sri Lanka: endemism of South Asian frogs and the concept of monophyly in phylogenetic studies. – Alytes 22: 53-64.   (PDF)

B94. Vences, M., C. Woodhead, P. Bora & F. Glaw (2004): Rediscovery and redescription of the holotype of Mantella manery. – Alytes 22: 15-18.   (PDF)

B93. Vences, M., F. Glaw, V. Mercurio & F. Andreone (2004): Review of the Malagasy tree snakes of the genus Stenophis. – Salamandra 40: 161-179.  (PDF)

B92. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2004): A preliminary  review of cryptic diversity in frogs of the  subgenus Ochthomantis based on mtDNA  sequences and morphology (Anura, Mantellidae, Mantidactylus).  – Spixiana 27:  83-91.  (PDF)


2003

B91. Raselimanana, A. P.& Vences, M. (2003) Introduced reptiles and amphibians. pp. 949-951 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B90. Vences, M., F. Glaw & A. P. Raselimanana (2003): Ptychadena, Mascarene Grass Frog. pp. 927-928 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B89. Vences, M., A. P. Raselimanana & F. Glaw (2003): Ranidae; Hoplobatrachus, Indian Tiger Frog. pp. 926-927 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B88. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): Laliostoma. p. 921 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B87. Glaw, F.& M. Vences (2003): Aglyptodactylus. p. 920 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B86. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): Mantella. pp. 913-916 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B85. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): Hyperoliidae: Heterixalus. pp. 908-909 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B84. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2003): Introduction to Amphibians. pp. 883-898 in S. M. Goodman & J. P. Benstead (eds.), The Natural History of Madagascar. – The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1709 pp.

B83. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): Phylogeography, systematics and conservation status of boid snakes from Madagascar (Sanzinia and Acrantophis). – Salamandra 39: 181-206. (PDF)

B82. Vences, M., M. W. Penuel-Matthews, D. R. Vieites & R. Altig (2003): Rana temporaria (common frog) and Bufo fowleri (Fowler's toad) tadpoles, protozoan infestation. – Herpetological Review 34: 237-238.

B81. Vieites, D. R. & M. Vences (2003). Rana pirenaica - Rana pyrenaica. – In L. M. Carrascal & A. Salvador (eds.), Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. – Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid. http://www.vertebradosibericos.org/

B80. Raharivololoniaina, L., D. R. Vieites, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2003): Larval stages, habitat and distribution of the hyperoliid frog Heterixalus rutenbergi (Boettger, 1881). – Alytes 21 (1-2): 59-65. (PDF)

B79. Vences, M., F. Glaw & M. Franzen (2003): Perspektiven für den kostengünstigen Erhalt von Lebensräumen in Abgrabungen und ihre Bedeutung für die Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis). – pp. 316-327 in R. Podloucky and U. Manzke (eds.), Verbreitung und Ökologie der Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis). – Mertensiella 14. (PDF)

B78. Vences, M., J. Becker, H. Sauer & F. Glaw (2003): Verbreitung und Bestandssituation der Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis) in Nordrhein-Westfalen. – pp. 77-84 in R. Podloucky and U. Manzke (eds.), Verbreitung und Ökologie der Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis). – Mertensiella 14. (PDF)

B77. Vences, M. (2003). Salamandra rabilarga - Chioglossa lusitanica. – In L. M. Carrascal & A. Salvador (eds.), Enciclopedia Virtual de los Vertebrados Españoles. – Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid. http://www.vertebradosibericos.org/


2002

B76. Vences, M. (2002): Chioglossa lusitanica. – pp. 45-47 in Pleguezuelos, J. M., R. Marquez & M. Lizana (eds.), Atlas y Libro Rojo de los Anfibios y Reptiles de España. – Direccion General de Conservacion de la Naturaleza - Asociacion Herpetologica Española (2nd print), Madrid.

B75. García, G. & M. Vences (2002): Furcifer oustaleti (Oustalet's Chameleon). Diet. – Herpetological Review 33: 134-135. (PDF, low resolution)

B74. Glaw, F., M. Vences & W. R. Lourenço (2002): Geckolepis maculata (Spotted Fishscale Gecko). Predation. – Herpetological Review 33: 135.

B73. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2002): A new cryptic treefrog species of the Boophis luteus group from Madagascar: bioacoustic and genetic evidence. – Spixiana 25: 173-181. (PDF, low resolution)

B72. Ziegler, T. & M. Vences (2002): The tadpole of Rhacophorus verrucosus Boulenger, 1893 from Vietnam (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae). – Faunistische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Dresden 22: 319-327. (PDF, low resolution)

B71. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2002): Geographic distribution: Mantidactylus klemmeri. – Herpetological Review 33 (1): 62. (PDF, low resolution)

B70. Vences, M., F. Glaw & F. Andreone (2002): Geographic distribution: Anodonthyla boulengeri. – Herpetological Review 33 (1): 61. (PDF, low resolution)

B69. Vences, M., F. Glaw & B. L. Fisher (2002): Notes on the distribution of Dyscophus insularis (Anura: Microhylidae). – Herpetological Review 33 (1): 18-19. (PDF, low resolution)

B68. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2002): Geographic distribution: Rhombophryne testudo. – Herpetological Review 33 (1): 64. (PDF, low resolution)

B67. García, G. & M. Vences (2002): Phelsuma madagascariensis kochi (Madagascar Day gecko). Diet. – Herpetological Review 33 (1): 64. (PDF, low resolution)

B66. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2002): Molecular phylogeography of Boophis tephraeomystax: a test case for east-west vicariance in Malagasy anurans (Amphibia, Anura, Mantellidae). – Spixiana 25 (1): 79-84. (PDF, low resolution)


2001

B65. Schmitz, A., M. Vences, S. Weitkus, T. Ziegler & W. Böhme (2001): Recent maternal divergence of the parthenogenetic lizard Leiolepis guentherpetersi from L. guttata: molecular evidence (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae). – Zoologische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 51: 355-360. (PDF, low resolution)

B64. Glaw, F., M. Vences & K. Schmidt (2001): A new species of Paroedura from Madagascar (Reptilia, Squamata, Gekkonidae). – Spixiana 24 (3): 249-256. (PDF, low resolution)

B63. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2001): Systematic review and molecular phylogenetic relationships of the direct developing Malagasy anurans of the Mantidactylus asper group (Amphibia, Mantellidae). – Alytes 19: 107-139. (PDF, low resolution)

B62. Oetter, K., S. Wanke & M. Vences (2001): Ergänzende Daten zur Larvalentwicklung von Mantella laevigata Methuen & Hewitt, 1913 (Amphibia: Mantellidae). – Salamandra 37 (2): 99-104.

B61. Vences, M., F.-W. Henkel & R. Seipp (2001): Molekulare Untersuchungen zur Phylogenie und Taxonomie der Neukaledonischen Geckos der Gattung Rhacodactylus (Reptilia: Gekkonidae). – Salamandra 37 (2): 73-82. (PDF, low resolution)

B60. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2001): Two new sibling species of Mantidactylus cornutus from Madagascar. – Spixiana 24 (2): 177-190. (PDF, low resolution)

B59. Rakotomalala, D., M. Vences & S. M. Goodman (2001): Geographic distribution: Mantella nigricans. – Herpetological Review 32 (2): 115. (PDF, low resolution)

B58. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2001): When molecules claim for taxonomic change: New proposals on the classification of Old World treefrogs. – Spixiana 24 (1): 85-92.  (PDF, low resolution)


2000

B57. Vences, M., S. Wanke, G. Odierna, J. Kosuch & M. Veith (2000): Molecular and karyological data on the South Asian ranid genera Indirana, Nyctibatrachus and Nannophrys (Anura: Ranidae). – Hamadryad 25 (2): 75-82. (PDF)

B56. Lötters, S. & M. Vences (2000): Bemerkungen zur Nomenklatur und Taxonomie peruanischer Pfeilgiftfrösche. – Salamandra 36 (4): 247-260. (PDF, low resolution)

B55. Andreone, F., M. Vences & J. Randrianirina (2000): Geographic distribution: Heterixalus luteostriatus. Herpetological Review 31 (4): 250. (PDF, low resolution)

B54. Riobo, A., J. Rey, M. Puente, C. Miramontes & M. Vences (2000): Ontogenetic increase of black dorsal pattern in Rana temporaria. – British Herpetological Society Bulletin 70: 1-6. (PDF, low resolution)

B53. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2000): Geographic distribution. Laliostoma labrosum. – Herpetological Review 31 (3): 182. (PDF, low resolution)

B52. Piqué, N., A. López, D. Rodriguez, S. Nieto & M. Vences (2000): Tadpole diel migrations in a Pyrenean population of Rana temporaria. – Boletín de la Sociedad Herpetologica Española 11 (1): 28-31. (PDF, low resolution)

B51. Glaw, F., and M. Vences. 2000. Current counts of species diversity and endemism of Malagasy amphibians and reptiles. – pp. 243-248 in W. R. Lourenço and S. M. Goodman (eds.), Diversité et endémisme a Madagascar. – Mémoires de la Société de Biogéographie, Paris. (PDF, low resolution)

B50. Vences, M., F. Glaw, J. Kosuch, I. Das & M. Veith (2000): Polyphyly of Tomopterna (Amphibia: Ranidae) based on sequences of the mitochondrial 16S and 12S rRNA genes, and ecological biogeography of Malagasy relict amphibian groups. – pp. 229-242 in W. R. Lourenço and S. M. Goodman (eds.), Diversité et endémisme a Madagascar. – Mémoires de la Société de Biogéographie, Paris.  (PDF, low resolution)

B49. Glaw, F., M. Vences & K. Schmidt (2000): Nachzucht, Juvenilfärbung und Oophagie von Mantella laevigata im Vergleich zu anderen Arten der Gattung (Amphibia: Ranidae). – Salamandra 36 (1): 1-24.  (PDF, low resolution)

B48. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2000): A new species of Mantidactylus from northeastern Madagascar (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) with resurrection of Mantidactylus blanci (Guibé, 1974). – Spixiana 23 (1): 71-83.  (PDF, low resolution)


1999

B47. Vences, M., F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1999): A review of the genus Mantella (Anura, Ranidae, Mantellinae): taxonomy, distribution and conservation of Malagasy poison frogs. – Alytes 17 (1-2): 3-72.  (PDF, low resolution) (PDF)

B46. Glaw, F., M. Vences & T. Ziegler (1999): Bemerkungen zu Phelsuma dubia (Boettger, 1881): Wiederentdeckung des Holotypus, Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen und Daten zur Fortpflanzung. – Salamandra 35 (4): 267-278.  (PDF)

B45. Vences, M., F. Glaw & C. Zapp (1999): Bemerkungen zu Eizahlen und Eigrößen bei madagassischen Fröschen der Gattungen Tomopterna, Aglyptodactylus, Boophis und Mantidactylus (Amphibia: Ranidae). – Salamandra 35 (2): 77-82.  (PDF, low resolution)

B44 . Vences, M., F. Glaw & C. Zapp (1999): Stomach content analyses in Malagasy frogs of the genera Tomopterna, Aglyptodactylus, Boophis and Mantidactylus (Anura: Ranidae). – Herpetozoa 11 (3/4): 109-116. (PDF, low resolution)


1998

B43. Vences, M. F. Glaw, P. Mausfeld & W. Böhme (1998): Comparative osteology of Malagasy poison frogs of the genus Mantella (Amphibia: Ranidae: Mantellinae). – Bonner zoologische Beiträge 48 (2): 205-215. (PDF, low resolution)

B42. Vences, M., J. Rey, M. Puente, C. Miramontes & M. Dominguez (1998): High altitude record of the Pyrenean lizard, Lacerta bonnali. Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 5: 249-251. (PDF, low resolution)

B41. Vences, M. & C. Kniel (1998): Mikrophage und myrmecophage Ernährungsspezialisierung bei madagassischen Giftfröschen der Gattung Mantella. – Salamandra 34 (3): 245-254. (PDF, low resolution)

B40. Vences, M., F. Glaw & W. B. Love (1998): Live-bearing in the snake Stenophis citrinus from Madagascar. – Bulletin of the British Herpetological Society 64: 13-14. (PDF, low resolution)

B39. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (1998): First record of Mabuya comorensis (Reptilia: Scincidae) for Madagascar, with notes on the herpetofauna of Nosy Tanikely. – Bolletino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino 15 (1): 75-82. (PDF, low resolution)

B38. Vences, M. A. Kupfer, G. Llorente, A. Montori & M. Carretero (1998): Description of the larval stages of  the Pyrenean frog, Rana pyrenaica Serra-Cobo, 1993 (Amphibia: Ranidae). – Bolletino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino 15 (1): 1-23. (PDF, low resolution)  (PDF)

B37. Vences, M., M. Franzen, A. Fläschendräger, J. Regös & R. Schmitt (1998): Herpetologische Beobachtungen in Nicaragua. 2. Die Reptilien. – Salamandra 34 (1): 17-42. (PDF, low resolution)

B36. Glaw, F., J. Köhler, S. Lötters, M. Vences (1998): Vorläufige Liste und Bibliographie neubeschriebener Amphibienarten und -unterarten von 1993 bis 1997 [Preliminary list and references of newly described amphibian species and subspecies between 1993 and 1997]. – Elaphe 6 (1): I-XXIV.  (PDF, low resolution)


1997

B35. Vences, M., A. Palanca Soler, D. Rodriguez Vieites & S. Nieto Roman (1997): Designation and description of a lectotype of Rana aragonensis Palanca Soler et al. 1995 (Amphibia: Ranidae). – Herpetozoa 10 (3/4): 129-134. (PDF, low resolution)

B34. Vences, M. (1997): Beutefang und Nahrungsspezialisierung bei Froschlurchen. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 51 (1): 41-43

B33. Palanca, A., J. Rey, A. Riobó & M. Vences (1997): Parapatry of two lizard species (Podarcis muralis, Lacerta bonnali) at Circo de Piedrafita (Alto Aragón, Pyrenees, Spain). – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 4: 208-210.  (PDF, low resolution)

B32. Mühlschlegel, L. & M. Vences (1997): Reduzierung der Kleinsäugermortalität in Amphibien-Landfallen durch selektive Ausstiegshilfen - ein Beitrag zum Säugetierschutz. – Zeitschrift für Feldherpetologie 4: 173-186. (PDF, low resolution)

B31. Lourenco, W., F. Glaw, J. L. Cloudsley-Thomson & M. Vences (1997): The Madagascan frog Plethodontohyla inguinalis eats scorpions. – British Herpetological Society Bulletin 60: 26-28. (PDF, low resolution)

B30. Ziegler, T., M. Vences, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1997): Remarks on the genital morphology of the Malagasy snake genus Liophidium. – Acta biologica Benrodis 8: 157-159. (PDF, low resolution)

B29. Vences, M. (1997): Chioglossa lusitanica. – pp. 103-105 in: Pleguezuelos, J. M. (eds.): Distribución y biogeografia de los anfibios y reptiles en España y Portugal. Monografias de Herpetologia, 3. Granada, Asociación Herpetologica Española. (PDF, low resolution)

B28. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1997): A review of anuran eye colouration: definitions, taxonomic implications and possible functions. – pp. 125-138 in Böhme, W., W. Bischoff & T. Ziegler (eds.): Herpetologia Bonnensis (Proceedings of the eighth ordinary general meeting of the Societas Herpetologica Europaea). Bonn (SEH), 416 S. (PDF, low resolution)

B27. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (1997): Notes on the reproduction of Rhombophryne testudo (Anura: Microhylidae) at Nosy Be, northern Madagascar. – Revue française d'Aquariologie et Herpetologie 24 (1-2): 53-54. (PDF, low resolution)

B26. Vences, M., F. Glaw & F. Andreone (1997): Description of two new frogs of the genus Mantidactylus from Madagascar, with notes on Mantidactylus klemmeri (Guibé, 1974) and Mantidactylus webbi (Grandison, 1953) (Amphibia, Ranidae, Mantellinae). – Alytes 14 (4): 130-146. (PDF, low resolution)

B25. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1997): Neue Daten über die Mantidactylus-UntergattungSpinomantis aus Madagaskar, mit Beschreibung einer neuen Art. – Salamandra 32 (4): 243-258. (PDF, low resolution)

B24. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1997): Neue Ergebnisse zur Boophis goudoti-Gruppe aus Madagaskar: Bioakustik, Fortpflanzungsstrategien und Beschreibung von Boophis rufioculis sp. nov. – Salamandra 32 (4): 225-242. (PDF, low resolution)

B23. Vences, M., J. Müller-Jung, F. Glaw & W. Böhme (1997): Review of the Zonosaurus aeneus species group, with resurrection of Zonosaurus subunicolor (Boettger 1881) (Reptilia: Squamata: Gerrhosauridae). – Senckenbergiana biologica 76 (1/2): 47-59. (PDF, low resolution)


1996

B22. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1996): Bemerkungen zur Fortpflanzung des Waldskinks Amphiglossus melanopleura (Sauria: Scincidae) aus Madagaskar, mit einer Übersicht über die Fortpflanzungsperioden madagassischer Reptilien. – Salamandra 32 (3): 211-216. (PDF, low resolution)

B21. Sperling, P., M. Vences & W. Böhme (1996): Vorläufige Bemerkungen zum taxonomischen Status von Rana temporaria honnorati Héron-Royer, 1881. – Salamandra 32 (2): 99-112. (PDF, low resolution)

B20. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1996): Die Chamäleons der Calumma brevicornis-Gruppe. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 49 (4): 240-245.     (PDF)


1988-1995

B19. Vences, M. (1995): Erste Untersuchungen über die Fortpflanzungsbiologie des Iberischen Scheibenzünglers Discoglossus galganoi (Amphibia: Anura: Discoglossidae). – Acta biol. Benrodis 6: 89-98. (PDF, low resolution)

B18. Vences, M., F. Glaw, A. Peyrieras, W. Böhme, & K. Busse (1994): Der Mantella madagascariensis-Komplex: Wiederentdeckung von Mantella cowani und Beschreibung von Mantella bernhardi n. sp. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 47 (6): 390-393.    (PDF)

B17. Vences, M. (1994): Einige Bemerkungen zur Phänologie der Amphibien Galiciens. – Salamandra 30 (1): 81-83. (PDF, low resolution)

B16. Vences, M. (1993): Beobachtungen an einer isolierten Population der Blindschleiche Anguis fragilis (Reptilia: Anguidae) in Nordwestspanien. – Salamandra 29 (3/4): 265-268. (PDF, low resolution)

B15. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1993): Zur Bioakustik, Biologie und Systematik der Gattung Heterixalus (Anura: Hyperoliidae). – Salamandra 29 (3/4): 212-230. (PDF, low resolution)

B14. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1992): Zur Biologie, Biometrie und Färbung bei Mantella laevigata Methuen & Hewitt, 1913. – Sauria 14 (4): 25-29. (PDF, low resolution)

B13. Vences, M. (1992): Zur Biologie der nordwestspanischen Braunfrösche Rana iberica Boulenger, 1879 und Rana temporaria parvipalmata Seoane, 1885. – Salamandra 28 (1): 61-71. (PDF)

B12. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1992): Zur Kenntnis der Gattungen Boophis, Aglyptodactylus und Mantidactylus (Amphibia: Anura) aus Madagaskar, mit Beschreibung einer neuen Art. – Bonner zoologische Beiträge 43 (1): 45-77. (PDF, low resolution)

B11. Vences, M. & R. Schmitt (1991/92): Herpetologische Beobachtungen in Nicaragua - I. Die Amphibien. – Herpetofauna 75: 21-26; 76: 7-10.  (PDF, low resolution)

B10. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1991): Ein neuer Heterixalus aus Madagaskar (Amphibia, Anura, Hyperoliidae). – Acta biologica Benrodis 3: 197-201. (PDF, low resolution)

B9. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1991): Revision der Gattung Stumpffia Boettger 1881 aus Madagaskar mit Beschreibung von zwei neuen Arten (Amphibia, Anura, Microhylidae). – Acta biologica Benrodis 3: 203-219. (PDF, low resolution)

B8. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1991): Wechselkröte - Bufo v. viridis Laurenti 1768. – pp. 53-56 in R. Mittman & K. Simon (eds.), Die Amphibien und Reptilien im Raume Köln. – Arbeitsgruppe "Amphibien und Reptilienschutz Köln", 109 S. (PDF, low resolution)

B7. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1991): Kreuzkröte - Bufo calamita Laurenti 1768. – pp. 49-52 in R. Mittman & K. Simon (eds.), Die Amphibien und Reptilien im Raume Köln. – Arbeitsgruppe "Amphibien und Reptilienschutz Köln", 109 S.  (PDF, low resolution)

B6. Galan, P., Vences, M., Glaw, F., Fernandez Arias, G. & M. Garcia-Paris (1990): Beobachtungen zur Biologie von Alytes obstetricans in Nordwestiberien. – Herpetofauna 65: 17-24.  (PDF, low resolution)

B5. Vences, M. (1990): Untersuchungen zur Ökologie, Ethologie und geographischen Variation von Chioglossa lusitanica Bocage, 1864. – Salamandra 26 (4): 267-297. (PDF, low resolution)

B4. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1989): Zur Verbreitung von Wechselkröte (Bufo viridis Laurenti, 1768) und Kreuzkröte (Bufo calamita Laurenti, 1768) im Nördlichen Rheinland. – Jahrbuch für Feldherpetologie 3: 61-75. (PDF, low resolution)

B3. Vences, M. & T. Nierhoff (1989): Hydrochemische Untersuchungen an Amphibienlaichgewässern im Raum Köln. – Jahrbuch für Feldherpetologie 3: 139-148. (PDF, low resolution)

B2. Vences, M. (1989): Sich-totstellen bei der Würfelnatter Natrix tesselata Laurenti, 1768 (Serpentes: Colubridae). – Salamandra 25 (1): 57-58.  (PDF, low resolution)

B1. Vences, M. (1988): Zum Beutefangverhalten der europäischen Amphibien. – Herpetofauna 57: 6-10.  (PDF, low resolution)

B0. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1988): Kreuzkröten mit schwarzen Flecken im Raum Köln. – Jahrbuch für Feldherpetologie 2: 127-128.




C. Books and CDs

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C7. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2007) Ny Toro-Hai Momba ny Amphibia sy ny Reptlia an'i Madagasikara (eds. R. D. Randrianiaina, F. C. E. Rabemananjara, N. Ramilijaona, O. Ravoahangimalala Ramilijaona, R. Dolch & M. Vences).  – Köln, Vences & Glaw, 496 pp. (ISBN 978-3-929449-04-4).

C6. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2007): A Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Third Edition. – Köln, Vences & Glaw, 496 pp. (ISBN 978-3-929449-03-7).

C5. Jovanovic, O. F. Rabemananjara, O. Ramilijaona, F. Andreone, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2007): Frogs of Madagascar, genus Mantella. – Washington, Conservation International (Tropical Pocket Guide Series).

C4. Vences, M., J. Köhler, T. Ziegler & W. Böhme (2006, editors): Herpetologia Bonnensis II. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Bonn, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum A. Koenig and Societas Europaea Herpetologica. 262 pp. (PDF at: http://www.gli.cas.cz/SEH/files/bonnensis/Herpetologia_Bonnensis_II.pdf)

C3. Vences, M. F. Glaw & R. Marquez (2006, editors): The Calls of the Frogs of Madagascar. 3 Audio CD's and booklet, 44 pp. – Barcelona, Alosa (ISBN 84-609-8402-8).

C2. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1994): A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Second Edition, including Mammals and Freshwater Fish. – Köln, Vences & Glaw, 480 pp., 48 colour plates.

C1. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1992): A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. – Köln, Vences & Glaw, 331 pp., 16 colour plates.



D. Other papers

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2016

D40. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2016): Aktuelle Situation und Gefährdung der Amphibien Madagaskars. – Terraria/Elaphe 57: 54-61.


2013

D39. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2013): Wiederauferstehung im Heiligen Land. Die unglaubliche Geschichte des Schwarzbäuchigen Scheibenzünglers (Latonia nigriventer). – Terraria/Elaphe 43: 76-79.

D38. Galindo Uribe, D., J. Sunyer, A. Amézquita, G. Köhler, H. Pröhl & M. Vences (2013): Auf der Suche nach Erdbeerfröschen in Nicaragua. – Terraria/Elaphe 42: 48-53.


2011

D37. Lima, A., S. Höss, G. Elser, H. Kühne, F. Glaw & M. Vences (2011): Vorläufige Untersuchungen zur genetischen Variabilität beim Wickelschwanzskink. Elaphe 3/2011:  6-10.


2008

D36. Köhler, J., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2008): Zwei neue Baumfrösche aus Madagaskar. – Aquaristik Fachmagazin 40: 88-89.

D35. Ramilijaona Ravoahangimalala, O., M. Vences & F. Andreone (2008): Development of a unified herpetological collection. – pp. 76-83 in F. Andreone & H. Randriamahazo (editors): Sahonagasy Action Plan. Conservation Programs for the Amphibians of Madagascar. – Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Conservation International, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Amphibian Specialist Group.

D34. Carpenter, A. I., J. Glos, V. Mercurio, H. Randriamahazo, C. J. Raxworthy, D. Vallan, M. Vences & F. Andreone (2008): Monitoring Madagascar’s amphibians. – pp. 28-33 in F. Andreone & H. Randriamahazo (editors): Sahonagasy Action Plan. Conservation Programs for the Amphibians of Madagascar. – Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Conservation International, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Amphibian Specialist Group.

D33. Andreone, F., H. Randriamahazo & M. Vences (2008): Coordination of research and conservation activities. – pp. 20-27 in F. Andreone & H. Randriamahazo (editors): Sahonagasy Action Plan. Conservation Programs for the Amphibians of Madagascar. – Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Conservation International, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Amphibian Specialist Group.


2006

D32. Vences, M. (2006): Madagaskar-Ruderfrösche. Pp. 66-71 in: Faszination Natur, Tiere, Amphibien und Reptilien. – F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig and Mannheim.

D31. Vences, M. (2006): Echte Frösche. Pp. 40-45 in: Faszination Natur, Tiere, Amphibien und Reptilien. – F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig and Mannheim.

D30. Vences, M. (2006): Scheibenzüngler. Pp. 32-35 in: Faszination Natur, Tiere, Amphibien und Reptilien. – F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig and Mannheim.

D29. Vences, M. (2006): Systematik der Amphibien. Pp. 18-20 in: Faszination Natur, Tiere, Amphibien und Reptilien. – F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig and Mannheim.


2003-2004

D28. Vences, M. & D. R. Vieites (2004): La realidad alternativa: el caso de los anfibios del Pirineo. –  Hispanorama 106: 23-28.

D27. Glaw, F., K. Schmidt & M. Vences (2003): Paroedura, Nachtgeckos aus Madagaskar. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 56 (9): 166-11.    (PDF)

D26. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (2003): Amphibien und Reptilien der Hochgebirge Madagaskars. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 56 (3): 6-9.    (PDF)


2000-2001

D25. Schmidt, K., F. Glaw & M. Vences (2001): Die madagassischen Riedfrösche der Gattung Heterixalus. – Reptilia 6 (6): 71-78.

D24. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2001): Calumma gallus & Co.: Zwerge mit langen Nasen. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 54 (10): 24-26.    (PDF)

D23. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2001): Furcifer angeli: Ein seltenes Chamäleon aus Madagaskar. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 54 (7): 16-19.    (PDF)

D22. Vences, M. & S. Wanke (2000): Freilandbeobachtungen an den endemischen Raniden Indirana, Nyctibatrachus und Nannophrys aus Indien und Sri Lanka. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z., Sonderheft "Frösche & Kröten: 12-15.     (PDF)

D21. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2000): Madagaskar-Giftfrösche: Färbungsvariation zwischen Mantella cowani und M. baroni.D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 53 (2): 48-50.    (PDF)

D20. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (2000): Madagaskar-Giftfrösche: Mantella madagascariensis und Mantella baroni. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 53 (1): 18-22.    (PDF)


1998-1999

D19. Schmidt, K., F. Glaw & M. Vences (1999): Le rane delle risaie. Osservazioni sugli Iperolidi del genere Heterixalus. – Aquarium 30 (11): 70-78.

D18. Vences, M. (1999): Feindabwehr bei europäischen Amphibien. – Aquarien-Fachmagazin (TI-Magazin) 150: 37-39.

D17. Lötters, S. & M. Vences (1998): Mimikry und Mimese. – pp. 181-185 in: Hofrichter, R. (ed.): Biologie der Amphibien. – Naturbuch Verlag, Augsburg.

D16. Glaw, F., K. Schmidt & M. Vences (1998): Erstzucht von Mantella laevigata. – TI-Magazin 140: 61-64.

D15. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1998): Färbungsvariation im Mantella aurantiaca-Komplex. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 51 (4): 246-249.    (PDF)

D14. Ziegler, T., M. Vences & W. Böhme (1998: Das Gebiet des Neusiedlersees. Wenig beachtete zoologische Besonderheiten. – TI-Magazin 139: 71-74.


1996-1997

D13. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1997): Die Chamäleons Madagaskars. S. 28-31 in Därr, W.: Richtig Reisen - Madagaskar und Komoren. DuMont Buchverlag (Köln), 336 S.

D12. Glaw, F., W. Böhme & M. Vences (1996): Herpetofocus:Brookesia nasus Boulenger, 1887. – Herpetofauna 18 (105): 12-13.

D11. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1996): Seltene Schlangen aus Madagaskar. – TI-Magazin 132: 41-45.

D10. Glaw, F. & M. Vences (1996): Chamäleons - Welche Art ist die größte? – Das Aquarium 330: 44-46.

D9. Vences, M., J. Köhler, K. Schmidt & F. Glaw (1996): Mantella betsileo: Haltung, Nachzucht und Farbvarianten. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 49 (9): 579-582.    (PDF)

D8. Vences, M., Glaw, F. & K. Hirschberger (1996): Auf der Suche nach roten Scheibenzünglern - Herpetologische Eindrücke aus Korsika. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 49 (1): 44-47.  (PDF)


1988-1995

D7. Vences, M. (1995): Legalize it. Wider den prohibitiven Ansatz im Artenschutzrecht. – Kommune 13 (8): 21-24.

D6. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1995): Die Baumfrösche der Gattung Boophis. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 48 (1): 28-32.

D5. Vences, M. (1993): Kröten wollen nicht geschützt werden. Eine (weitere) Polemik gegen den Naturschutz. – Kommune 11 (7): 33-45.

D4. Vences, M., Thiesmeier, B. & F. Glaw (1992): Galicien - Herpetologische Eindrücke in Südwest-Europa. – D. Aquar.-Terr. Z. 45 (4): 247-251.

D3. Vences, M. (1991): Schildkrötenschutz mit Kalashnikovs - Die Bedeutung der Amphibien und Reptilien Nicaraguas. – VFLU-Umweltzeitung 9 (1): 15-21.

D2. Vences, M. (1989): Biología de la salamandra rabilarga. – Quercus 42: 19-23.  (PDF, low resolution)

D1. Vences, M. (1988): Die schnelle Zunge. – Natur 8 (1988): 50-53.



E. Book reviews

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E14. Vences, M. (2008): Reconstructing the roots of the amphibian tree. [Review of: R. Carroll, The Rise of Amphibians: 365 Million Years of Evolution. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780801891403]. – BioScience 60: 470-471.

E13. Vences, M. (2008): [K. Tolley, M. Burger (2007): Chameleons of Southern Africa. ISBN 9781770073753]. – African Journal of Herpetology 56: 183-184.

E12. Vences, M. (2006): [L. R. Minter, M. Burger, J. A. Harrison, H. H. Braack, P. J. Bishop, D. Kloepfer (2004): Atlas and Red Data Book of the Frogs of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. ISBN 1-893912-15-9]. Amphibia-Reptilia 27: 583-584.

E11. Vences, M. (2005): Amphibians of France, Belgium and Luxemburg [R. Duguet & F. Melki (2003, eds.): Les amphibiens de France, Belgique et Luxembourg. ISBN 2-9510379-9-6]. – Contributions to Zoology 73: 323-324. (PDF, low resolution)

E10. Vences, M. (2005): Amphibians and Reptiles of Vietnam [T. Ziegler (2002): Die Amphibien und Reptilien eines Tieflandfeuchtwald-Schutzgebietes in Vietnam. ISBN 3-931587-54-1]. – Contributions to Zoology 73: 321-322. (PDF, low resolution)

E9. Vences, M. (1999): [A. Schiøtz (1999): Treefrogs of Africa. ISBN 3-930612-24-0]. – Amphibia-Reptilia 20 (4): 445-446.

E8. Vences, M. (1999): [Marc Staniszewski (1998): The Golden Mantella Handbook. No ISBN]. – Elaphe 7 (1): 77-78.

E7. Vences, M. (1998): [Bitz et al. (1996): Die Amphibien und Reptilien in Rheinland-Pfalz. ISSN 0938-7684]. – Amphibia-Reptilia 19: 342-343. (PDF, low resolution)

E6. Vences, M. & F. Glaw (1998): [ Marc Staniszewski (1997): Guide to owning a Mantella. ISBN 0-7938-2052-9]. – Salamandra 34 (2): 189-191.(PDF, low resolution)

E5. Vences, M. (1998): [Mark-Oliver Rödel (1996): Amphibien der westafrikanischen Savanne. ISBN 3-930612-06-2]. – Herpetofauna 20 (113): IV.

E4. Vences, M. (1997): [Mathis Wackernagel & William Rees (1997): Unser ökologischer Fußabdruck - Wie der Mensch Einfluß auf die Umwelt nimmt. ISBN 3-7643-5660-X]. – Tier und Museum 5 (4): 125-126.

E3. Vences, M. (1994): [Pedro Galán & Gustavo Fernandez (1993): Anfibios e réptiles de Galicia. ISBN 84-7507-722-6]. – Salamandra 30 (1): 90-91. (PDF, low resolution)

E2. Vences, M. (1994): [Ken Preston-Mafham (1991): Madagascar - A Natural History. ISBN 0-8160-2403-0]. – Salamandra 30 (1): 90. (PDF, low resolution)

E1. Vences, M. (1994): [Alfred Bittner (1992): Madagaskar - Mensch und Natur im Konflikt. ISBN 3-7643-2680-8]. –Salamandra 30 (1): 90.  (PDF, low resolution)


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