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Portik, Daniel M. and Bell, Rayna C. and Blackburn, David C. and Bauer, Aaron M. and Barratt, Christopher D. and Branch, William R. and Burger, Marius and Channing, Alan and Colston, Timothy J. and Conradie, Werner and Dehling, J. Maximilian and Drewes, Robert C. and Ernst, Raffael and Greenbaum, Eli and Gvoždík, Václav and Harvey, James and Hillers, Annika and Hirschfeld, Mareike and Jongsma, Gregory F. M. and Kielgast, Jos and Kouete, Marcel T. and Lawson, Lucinda P. and Leaché, Adam D. and Loader, Simon P. and Lötters, Stefan and Van Der Meijden, Arie and Menegon, Michele and Müller, Susanne and Nagy, Zoltán T. and Ofori-Boateng, Caleb and Ohler, Annemarie and Papenfuss, Theodore J. and Rößler, Daniela and Sinsch, Ulrich and Rödel, Mark-Oliver and Veith, Michael and Vindum, Jens and Zassi-Boulou, Ange-Ghislain and McGuire, Jimmy A.. (2019) Sexual Dichromatism Drives Diversification within a Major Radiation of African Amphibians. Systematic Biology, 68 (6). pp. 859-875.

Crotti, Marco and Barratt, Christopher D. and Loader, Simon P. and Gower, David J. and Streicher, Jeffrey W.. (2019) Causes and analytical impacts of missing data in RADseq phylogenetics: Insights from an African frog (Afrixalus). Zoologica Scripta, 48 (2). pp. 157-167.


Barratt, Christopher D. and Bwong, Beryl A. and Jehle, Robert and Liedtke, H. Christoph and Nagel, Peter and Onstein, Renske E. and Portik, Daniel M. and Streicher, Jeffrey W. and Loader, Simon P.. (2018) Vanishing refuge? Testing the forest refuge hypothesis in coastal East Africa using genome‐wide sequence data for seven amphibians. Molecular ecology, 27 (21). pp. 4289-4308.


Barratt, Christopher D. and Lawson, Lucinda P. and Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B. and Goggart, Nike and Morgan-Brown, Theron and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon P.. (2017) A new, narrowly distributed, and critically endangered species of spiny-throated reed frog (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from a highly threatened coastal forest reserve in Tanzania. Herpetological Journal, 27 (1). pp. 13-24.

Barratt, Christopher and Bwong, Beryl and Onstein, Renske E. and Rosauer, Dan and Menegon, Michele and Doggart, Nike and Nagel, Peter and Kissling, W. Daniel and Loader, Simon. (2017) Environmental correlates of phylogenetic endemism in amphibians and the conservation of refugia in the Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa. Diversity and Distributions, 23 (8). pp. 875-887.

Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela and Tolley, Krystal and Lawson, Lucinda and Portik, Daniel and Barratt, Christopher and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon. (2017) Impact of species delimitation and sampling on niche models and phylogeographical inference: a case study of the East African reed frog Hyperolius substriatus, Ahl 1931. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 114. pp. 261-270.


Liedtke, Hans Christoph and Müller, Hendrik and Rödel, Mark-Oliver and Menegon, Michele and Gonwouo Nono, Legrand and Barej, Michael F. and Gvoždík, Václav and Schmitz, Andreas and Channing, Alan and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon Paul. (2016) No ecological opportunity signal on a continental scale? Diversification and life-history evolution of African true toads (Anura: Bufonidae). Evolution : international journal of organic evolution, 70 (8). pp. 1717-1733.

Geiser, Michael F. and Hagmann, Reto and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon P.. (2016) A first broad-scale molecular phylogeny of Prionoceridae (Coleoptera: Cleroidea) provides insight into taxonomy, biogeography and life history evolution. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 74 (1). pp. 3-21.

Hertach, Thomas and Puissant, Stéphane and Gogala, Matija and Trilar, Tomi and Hagmann, Reto and Baur, Hannes and Kunz, Gernot and Wade, Elizabeth J. and Loader, Simon P. and Simon, Chris and Nagel, Peter. (2016) Complex within a Complex: Integrative Taxonomy Reveals Hidden Diversity in Cicadetta brevipennis (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) and Unexpected Relationships with a Song Divergent Relative. PLoS ONE, 11 (11). e0165562.


Penske, Sandra and Gvoždík, Václav and Menegon, Michele and Loader, Simon P. and Hendrik, Müller. (2015) Description of the tadpole of Leptopelis cf. grandiceps (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) from the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Herpetological Journal, 25 (1). pp. 61-64.

Loader, Simon P. and Lawson, Lucinda P. and Portik, Daniel M. and Menegon, Michele. (2015) Three new species of spiny throated reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from evergreen forests of Tanzania. BMC research notes, Vol. 8, H. 1. p. 167.

Lawson, Lucinda P. and Bates, John M. and Menegon, Michele and Loader, Simon P.. (2015) Divergence at the edges : peripatric isolation in the montane spiny throated reed frog complex. BMC evolutionary biology, Vol. 15 , Article no. 128.

Farooq, Harith F. and Liedtke, Hans Christoph and Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela and Loader, Simon P.. (2015) The distribution of Mertensophryne cf. anotis with a new record in Northern Mozambique. Herpetology notes, Vol. 8. pp. 305-307.


Loader, Simon P.. (2014) Stormy waters: Review of The Monkey`s Voyage, by Alan de Queiroz, Basic Books, pp. 368. Acta zoologica, 96 (3). pp. 398-400.

Barej MF, Rödel M. O. and Loader SP, Menegon M. and Gonwouo NL, Penner J. and Gvoždík V, Günther R. and Bell RC, Nagel P. and Schmitz, A.. (2014) Light shines through the spindrift - Phylogeny of African torrent frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Petropedetidae). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Vol. 71. pp. 261-273.

Diego San Mauro, and David J. Gower, and Hendrik Müller, and Simon P. Loader, and Rafael Zardoya, and Ronald A. Nussbaum, and Mark Wilkinson, . (2014) Life-history evolution and mitogenomic phylogeny of caecilian amphibians. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Vol. 73. pp. 177-189.

Mapouyat, Lissa and Hirschfeld, Mareike and Rödel, Mark-Oliver and Liedtke, H. Christoph and Loader, Simon P. and Gonwouo, L. Nono and Dahmen, Matthias and Doherty-Bone, Thomas M. and Barej, Michael F.. (2014) The tadpoles of nine Cameroonian Leptodactylodon species (Amphibia, Anura, Arthroleptidae). Zootaxa, 3765, no. 1. p. 29.

Barej, Michael and Schmitz, Andreas and Gunther, Rainer and Loader, Simon and Mahlow, Kristin and Rodel, Mark-Oliver. (2014) The first endemic West African vertebrate family - a new anuran family highlighting the uniqueness of the Upper Guinean biodiversity hotspot. Frontiers in zoology, Vol. 11, H. 1. p. 8.

Liedtke, H. Christoph and HÜGLI, Dominik and Dehling, J. Maximilian and Pupin, Fabio and Menegon, Michele and Plumptre, Andrew J. and Kujirakwinja, D. E. O. and Loader, Simon P.. (2014) One or two species? On the case of Hyperolius discodactylus Ahl, 1931 and H. alticola Ahl, 1931 (Anura: Hyperoliidae). Zootaxa, 3768, H. 3. p. 253.

Liedtke, H. Christoph and Müller, Hendrik and Hafner, Julian and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon P.. (2014) Interspecific patterns for egg and clutch sizes of African Bufonidae (Amphibia: Anura). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 253 (4). pp. 309-315.

Gvozdik, Vaclav and Tillack, Frank and Menegon, Michele and Loader, Simon P.. (2014) The status of Leptopelis barbouri Ahl, 1929 and eleven other nomina of the current tree-frog genus Leptopelis (Arthroleptidae) described from East Africa, with a redescription of Leptopelis grandiceps Ahl, 1929. Zootaxa, Vol. 3793, H. 1. p. 165.

Siu-Ting, Karen and Gower, David J. and Pisani, Davide and Kassahun, Roman and Gebresenbet, Fikirte and Menegon, Michele and Mengistu, Abebe A. and Saber, Samy A. and de Sá, Rafael and Wilkinson, Mark. (2014) Evolutionary relationships of the Critically Endangered frog Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991 with notes on incorporating previously unsampled taxa into large-scale phylogenetic analyses. BMC evolutionary biology, Vol. 14, H. 1. p. 44.

Menegon, M. and Loader, S. P. and Marsden, S. J. and Branch, W. R. and Davenport, T. R. B. and Ursenbacher, S.. (2014) The genus Atheris (Serpentes: Viperidae) in East Africa : phylogeny and the role of rifting and climate in shaping the current pattern of species diversity. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Vol. 79. pp. 12-22.

Loader, Simon P. and Sara Ceccarelli, F. and Menegon, Michele and Howell, Kim M. and Kassahun, Roman and Mengistu, Abebe A. and Saber, Samy A. and Gebresenbet, Fikirte and Sá, Rafael and Davenport, Tim R. B.. (2014) Persistence and stability of Eastern Afromontane forests : evidence from brevicipitid frogs. Journal of biogeography, H. 41, H. 9. pp. 1781-1792.

Sara Ceccarelli, F. and Michele Menegon, and Krystal A. Tolley, and Colin R. Tilbury, and David J. Gower, and Maiti H. Laserna, and Roman Kasahun, and Ana Rodriguez-Prieto, and Reto Hagmann, and Simon P. Loader, . (2014) Evolutionary relationships, species delimitation and biogeography of Eastern Afromontane horned chameleons (Chamaeleonidae: Trioceros). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Vol. 80C , S. 125–136.

Bwong, Beryl A. and Malonza, Patrick K. and Wasonga, Dominick V. and Nyamache, Joash O. and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon P.. (2014) At a Biogeographical Crossroads : Amphibian Paradise in Shimba Hills of Kenya. Froglog, H. 111. pp. 72-74.

Barratt CD, Tonelli E. and Menegon M, Doggart N. and Bowkett A, Harris W. E. and Howell K, Ngalason W. and Loader, S. P.. (2014) Fragmented habitats and species : the challenges of Amphibian conservation in Tanzania today. Froglog, H. 111 , S. 63–64.


Loader, Simon P. and Menegon, Michele and Howell, Kim M. and Müller, Hendrik. (2013) A celebration of the works of John Charles Poynton. African journal of herpetology, Vol. 62, H. 1. pp. 1-4.

Loader, Simon P. and Ceccarelli, F. Sara and Wilkinson, Mark and Menegon, Michele and Mariaux, Jean and de Sa, Rafael O. and Howell, Kim M. and Gower, David J.. (2013) Species boundaries and biogeography of East African torrent frogs of the genus Petropedetes (Amphibia: Anura: Petropeditidae). African journal of herpetology, Vol. 62, H. 1. pp. 40-48.

David J. Gower, Thomas Doherty-Bone and Simon P. Loader, Mark Wilkinson and Marcel T. Kouete, Benjamin Tapley and Frances Orton, Olivia Z. Daniel and Felicity Wynne, Edmund Flach and Hendrik Müller, Michele Menegon and Ian Stephen, Robert K. Browne and Mathew C. Fisher, Andrew A. Cunningham and Trenton W. J. Garner, . (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection and lethal chytridiomycosis in caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona). EcoHealth, Vol. 10, H. 2 , S. 173–183.

Müller, Hendrik and Liedtke, Hans Christoph and Menegon, Michele and Beck, Jan and Ballesteros-Mejia, Liliana and Nagel, Peter and Loader, Simon Paul. (2013) Forests as promoters of terrestrial life-history strategies in East African amphibians. Biology Letters, 9 (3). p. 20121146.

Doherty-Bone, T. M. and Gonwouo, N. L. and Hirschfeld, M. and Ohst, T. and Weldon, C. and Perkins, M. and Kouete, M. T. and Browne, R. K. and Loader, S. P. and Gower, D. J. and Wilkinson, M. W. and Rödel, M. O. and Penner, J. and Barej, M. F. and Schmitz, A. and Plötner, J. and Cunningham, A. A.. (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians of Cameroon, including first records for caecilians. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 102. pp. 187-194.

Wilkinson, M. and Gower, D. J. and Loader, S. P. and Müller, H.. (2013) A visceral synapomorphy of Scolecomorphus Boulenger, 1883 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). African journal of herpetology, Vol. 62, H. 1. pp. 21-27.

Mengistu, A. A. and Nagel, P. and Getahun, A. and Saber, S. A. and Loader, S. P.. (2013) Updated review of amphibian diversity, distribution and conservation in Ethiopia. Ethiopian journal of biological sciences, Vol. 12, H. 1. pp. 81-116.


Zimkus, BM. and Lucinda Lawson, L. and Loader, SP. and Hanken, J.. (2012) Terrestrialization, miniaturization and rates of diversification in African frogs (Anura: Phrynobatrachidae). PLoS ONE, Vol. 7, H. 4 , e35118.

Gower, D. J. and Doherty-Bone, T. M. and R. K. Aberra, Mengistu and A. A., Schwaller and S., Menegon and M., de Sá and R., S. A. Saber and Loader, SP.. (2012) High prevalence of the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) across multiple taxa and localities in the highlands of Ethiopia. Herpetological Journal, 22 (4). pp. 225-233.

Gower, D. J. and Aberra, R. K. and Schwaller, S. and Largen, M. J. and Collen, B. and Spawls, S. and Menegon, M. and Zimkus, B. M. and de Sá, R. O. and Mengistu, A. A. and Gebresenbet, F. and Moore, R. D. and Saber, S. A. and Loader, SP.. (2012) Long-term data for endemic frog genera reveal potential conservation crisis in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. Oryx, Vol. 47, no. 1. pp. 59-69.

de Sá, R. O. and Streicher, J. W. and Sekonyela, R. and Forlani, M. C. and Loader, S. P. and Greenbaum, E. and Richards, S. and Haddad, C. F.. (2012) Molecular phylogeny of microhylid frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) with emphasis on relationships among New World genera. BMC Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 12. p. 241.


Hirschfeld, M. and Barej, MF. and Loader, S. P. and Rödel, M.-O.. (2011) Description of two Werneria tadpoles from Cameroon (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). Zootaxa, 3172. pp. 65-68.

Gower, D. J. and Papadopoulou, A. and Doherty-bone, T. M. and Pupin, F. and San Mauro, D. and Loader, SP. and Wilkinson, M.. (2011) The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data. Zootaxa, 2767. pp. 14-24.

Loader, S. P. and Wilkinson, M. and Cotton, J. and Measey, G. J. and Menegon, M. and Howell, KM. and Müller, H. and Gower, D. J.. (2011) Molecular phylogenetics of Boulengerula (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) and implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. Herpetological Journal, 21 (1). pp. 5-16.

Loader SP., Poynton J. C. and Lawson, L. and Blackburn, D. and Menegon, M.. (2011) Amphibian diversity in the north-western elements of the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania, with the description of new Arthroleptis (Anura: Arthroleptidae) species. Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences, 4. pp. 90-102.

Menegon, Michele and Bracebridge, Claire and Owen, Nisha and Loader, Simon Paul. (2011) Herpetofauna of Montane Areas of Tanzania. 4. Amphibians and Reptiles of Mahenge Mountains, with Comments on Biogeography, Diversity, and Conservation. Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences, 4. pp. 103-111.

Menegon, M. and Gower, D. J. and Loader, S. P.. (2011) A remarkable new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) with massive, boldly coloured limb glands. Zootaxa, 3095. pp. 15-26.

Barratt, C. D. and Horsburgh, G. J. and Dawson, D. A. and Gower, D. J. and Wilkinson, M. and Loader, S. P. and Jehle, R.. (2011) Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci in the caecilian amphibian Boulengerula uluguruensis (Gymnophiona), and their cross-species utility in three congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 4 (2). pp. 225-229.


Van Bocxlaer, Ines and Loader, Simon Paul and Roelants, Kim and Biju, S. D. and Menegon, Michele and Bossuyt, Franky. (2010) Gradual adaptation toward a range-expansion phenotype initiated the global radiation of toads. Science, Vol. 327, H. 5966. pp. 679-682.

Loader, S.. (2010) Amphibians as indicators of change in Ethiopian highlands. In: Mountain biodiversity and global change. Basel, p. 14.

Loader SP, Müller H. and Gower, D. J. and Menegon, M.. (2010) Two new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura : Brevicipitidae) from the Nguru Mountains, Tanzania. Zootaxa, 2694. pp. 26-42.

Loader SP, Gower D. J. and Ngalason W, Menegon M.. (2010) Three new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) highlight local endemism and conservation plight of Africa's Eastern Arc forests. Zoological journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 160. pp. 496-514.


Menegon, Michele and Burgess, Neil and Loader, Simon Paul and Doggart, Nike and Owen, Nisha. (2009) The South Nguru Mountains : a new Jewel in the Eastern Arc crown. Oryx, Vol. 43, no. 2. pp. 174-176.

Müller, Hendrik and Wilkinson, Mark and Loader, Simon Paul and Wirkner, Christian and Gower, David J.. (2009) Morphology and function of the head in foetal and juvenile Scolecomorphus kirkii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). Biological journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 96. pp. 491-504.

Loader, Simon P. and Poynton, John C. and Davenport, Tim R. B. and Rodel, Mark-Oliver. (2009) Re-description of the type series of Nectophrynoides viviparus (Bufonidae) : with a taxonomic reassessment. Zootaxa, 2304. pp. 41-50.

Loader, Simon Paul and Measey, Gareth John and Sa, Rafael Omar and Malonza, Patrick K.. (2009) A new brevicipitid species (Anura: Brevicipitidae: Callulina) from the fragmented forests of the Taita Hills, Kenya. Zootaxa, 2123. pp. 55-68.

Van Bocxlaer, Ines and Biju, S. D. and Loader, Simon Paul and Bossuyt Franky, . (2009) Toad radiation reveals into-India dispersal as a source of endemism in the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot. BMC evolutionary biology, Vol. 9 , 131.

Biju, S. D. and Van Bocxlaer, Ines and Giri, Varad B. and Loader, Simon P. and Franky Bossuyt, . (2009) Two new endemic genera and a new species of toad (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Western Ghats of India : [short report]. BMC research notes, Vol. 2. p. 241.

Loader, S. P. and Menegon, M. and Müller, H. and Gower, D. J. and Wilkinson, M. and Howell, K. M. and Orton, F.. (2009) Remarkable amphibian diversity in the South Nguru Mountains, Tanzania. Froglog, H. 91. pp. 8-10.

Loader, S. and Mengistu, A. and Schwaller, S. and Gower, D. and Nagel, P. and Getahun, A. and Saber, S. and Kassahun, R.. (2009) Are Ethiopian highlands changing? : amphibians as ecosystem indicators. Mountain Forum Bulletin, Vol. 9, H. 2. pp. 5-6.


Poynton, J. C. and Loader, S. P.. (2008) Clinal variation and its taxonomic consequences in the common Tanzanian forest frog, Arthroleptis affinis. Copeia, 2008, no. 3. pp. 517-526.


Loader, Simon P. and Pisani, Davide and Cotton, James A. and Gower, David J. and Day, Julia J. and Wilkinson, Mark. (2007) Relative time scales reveal multiple origins of parallel disjunct distributions of African caecilian amphibians. Biology letters, Vol. 3, no. 5. pp. 505-508.

Menegon, Michele and Salvidio, Sebastiano and Ngalason, Wilirk and Loader, Simon P.. (2007) A new dwarf forest toad (Amphibia : Bufonidae : Nectophrynoides) from the Ukaguru Mountains, Tanzania. Zootaxa, 1541. pp. 31-40.