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Species complexes and the importance of Data Deficient classification in Red List assessments: The case of Hylobatrachus frogs.

Scherz MD, Glaw F, Hutter CR, Bletz MC, Rakotoarison A, Köhler J, Vences M.

PLoS One. 2019 Aug 14;14(8):e0219437. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219437. eCollection 2019.


Low-load pathogen spillover predicts shifts in skin microbiome and survival of a terrestrial-breeding amphibian.

Becker CG, Bletz MC, Greenspan SE, Rodriguez D, Lambertini C, Jenkinson TS, Guimarães PR Jr, Assis APA, Geffers R, Jarek M, Toledo LF, Vences M, Haddad CFB.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Aug 14;286(1908):20191114. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1114. Epub 2019 Aug 14.


Tarantula phylogenomics: A robust phylogeny of deep theraphosid clades inferred from transcriptome data sheds light on the prickly issue of urticating setae evolution.

Foley S, Lüddecke T, Cheng DQ, Krehenwinkel H, Künzel S, Longhorn SJ, Wendt I, von Wirth V, Tänzler R, Vences M, Piel WH.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2019 Jul 30:106573. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.106573. [Epub ahead of print]


Habitat preference modulates trans-oceanic dispersal in a terrestrial vertebrate.

Blom MPK, Matzke NJ, Bragg JG, Arida E, Austin CC, Backlin AR, Carretero MA, Fisher RN, Glaw F, Hathaway SA, Iskandar DT, McGuire JA, Karin BR, Reilly SB, Rittmeyer EN, Rocha S, Sanchez M, Stubbs AL, Vences M, Moritz C.

Proc Biol Sci. 2019 Jun 12;286(1904):20182575. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2575. Epub 2019 Jun 5.


Isolation and Identification of Alkaloids from Poisons of Fire Salamanders ( Salamandra salamandra).

Knepper J, Lüddecke T, Preißler K, Vences M, Schulz S.

J Nat Prod. 2019 May 24;82(5):1319-1324. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.9b00065. Epub 2019 May 10.


Integrative evidence confirms new endemic island frogs and transmarine dispersal of amphibians between Madagascar and Mayotte (Comoros archipelago).

Glaw F, Hawlitschek O, Glaw K, Vences M.

Naturwissenschaften. 2019 Apr 26;106(5-6):19. doi: 10.1007/s00114-019-1618-9.


Mitochondrial Introgression, Color Pattern Variation, and Severe Demographic Bottlenecks in Three Species of Malagasy Poison Frogs, Genus Mantella.

Crottini A, Orozco-terWengel P, Rabemananjara FCE, Hauswaldt JS, Vences M.

Genes (Basel). 2019 Apr 23;10(4). pii: E317. doi: 10.3390/genes10040317.


Identification and Synthesis of Luteolide, a Highly Branched Macrolide Semiochemical from the Mantellid Frog Gephyromantis luteus.

Melnik K, Menke M, Rakotoarison A, Vences M, Schulz S.

Org Lett. 2019 Apr 19;21(8):2851-2854. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b00852. Epub 2019 Apr 4.


Pooling skin swabs does not inhibit qPCR detection of amphibian chytrid infection.

Sabino-Pinto J, Martel A, Pasmans F, Steinfartz S, Vences M.

PLoS One. 2019 Apr 2;14(4):e0214405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214405. eCollection 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.

Scherz MD, Hutter CR, Rakotoarison A, Riemann JC, Rödel MO, Ndriantsoa SH, Glos J, Hyde Roberts S, Crottini A, Vences M, Glaw F.

PLoS One. 2019 Mar 27;14(3):e0213314. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213314. eCollection 2019.


Reconstructing evolution at the community level: A case study on Mediterranean amphibians.

Ehl S, Vences M, Veith M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2019 May;134:211-225. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.02.013. Epub 2019 Feb 21.


Finaritra! A splendid new leaf-tailed gecko (Uroplatus) species from Marojejy National Park in north-eastern Madagascar.

Ratsoavina FM, Raselimanana AP, Scherz MD, Rakotoarison A, Razafindraibe JH, Glaw F, Vences M.

Zootaxa. 2019 Jan 21;4545(4):563-577. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4545.4.7.


Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale.

Kueneman JG, Bletz MC, McKenzie VJ, Becker CG, Joseph MB, Abarca JG, Archer H, Arellano AL, Bataille A, Becker M, Belden LK, Crottini A, Geffers R, Haddad CFB, Harris RN, Holden WM, Hughey M, Jarek M, Kearns PJ, Kerby JL, Kielgast J, Kurabayashi A, Longo AV, Loudon A, Medina D, Nuñez JJ, Perl RGB, Pinto-Tomás A, Rabemananjara FCE, Rebollar EA, Rodríguez A, Rollins-Smith L, Stevenson R, Tebbe CC, Vargas Asensio G, Waldman B, Walke JB, Whitfield SM, Zamudio KR, Zúñiga Chaves I, Woodhams DC, Vences M.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2019 Mar;3(3):381-389. doi: 10.1038/s41559-019-0798-1. Epub 2019 Feb 18.


The conspicuous postmetamorphic coloration of fire salamanders, but not their toxicity, is affected by larval background albedo.

Sanchez E, Pröhl H, Lüddecke T, Schulz S, Steinfartz S, Vences M.

J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2019 Jan;332(1-2):26-35. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.22845. Epub 2019 Feb 6.


Phylogeny and species delimitation of near Eastern Neurergus newts (Salamandridae) based on genome-wide RADseq data analysis.

Rancilhac L, Goudarzi F, Gehara M, Hemami MR, Elmer KR, Vences M, Steinfarz S.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2019 Apr;133:189-197. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2019.01.003. Epub 2019 Jan 16.


Seasonal changes in diet and chemical defense in the Climbing Mantella frog (Mantella laevigata).

Moskowitz NA, Roland AB, Fischer EK, Ranaivorazo N, Vidoudez C, Aguilar MT, Caldera SM, Chea J, Cristus MG, Crowdis JP, DeMessie B, desJardins-Park CR, Effenberger AH, Flores F, Giles M, He EY, Izmaylov NS, Lee CC, Pagel NA, Phu KK, Rosen LU, Seda DA, Shen Y, Vargas S, Murray AW, Abebe E, Trauger SA, Donoso DA, Vences M, O'Connell LA.

PLoS One. 2018 Dec 26;13(12):e0207940. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0207940. eCollection 2018. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2019 Jun 20;14(6):e0218981.


Allopatric diversification and evolutionary melting pot in a North African Palearctic relict: The biogeographic history of Salamandra algira.

Dinis M, Merabet K, Martínez-Freiría F, Steinfartz S, Vences M, Burgon JD, Elmer KR, Donaire D, Hinckley A, Fahd S, Joger U, Fawzi A, Slimani T, Velo-Antón G.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2019 Jan;130:81-91. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.10.018. Epub 2018 Oct 12.


A new riparian Mantidactylus (Brygoomantis) frog from the Tsaratanana and Manongarivo Massifs in northern Madagascar.

Vences M, Hildenbrand A, Warmuth KM, Andreone F, Glaw F.

Zootaxa. 2018 Sep 30;4486(4):575-588. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4486.4.10.


Three new species of nocturnal geckos of the Paroedura oviceps clade from xeric environments of Madagascar (Squamata: Gekkonidae).

Glaw F, KÖhler J, Vences M.

Zootaxa. 2018 Jun 12;4433(2):305-324. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4433.2.4.


A salamander's toxic arsenal: review of skin poison diversity and function in true salamanders, genus Salamandra.

Lüddecke T, Schulz S, Steinfartz S, Vences M.

Naturwissenschaften. 2018 Sep 4;105(9-10):56. doi: 10.1007/s00114-018-1579-4. Review.


Diversity of miniaturized frogs of the genus Adelophryne (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae): A new species from the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil.

Lourenço-de-Moraes R, Dias IR, Mira-Mendes CV, Oliveira RM, Barth A, Ruas DS, Vences M, Solé M, Bastos RP.

PLoS One. 2018 Sep 19;13(9):e0201781. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201781. eCollection 2018.


Disruption of skin microbiota contributes to salamander disease.

Bletz MC, Kelly M, Sabino-Pinto J, Bales E, Van Praet S, Bert W, Boyen F, Vences M, Steinfartz S, Pasmans F, Martel A.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Aug 22;285(1885). pii: 20180758. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0758.


Asymptomatic infection of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in captivity.

Sabino-Pinto J, Veith M, Vences M, Steinfartz S.

Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 6;8(1):11767. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30240-z.


Frogolide - An Unprecedented Sesquiterpene Macrolactone from Scent Glands of African Frogs.

Menke M, Melnik K, Peram PS, Starnberger I, Hödl W, Vences M, Schulz S.

European J Org Chem. 2018 Mar 24;2018(20-21):2651-2656. doi: 10.1002/ejoc.201800199.


Widespread vulnerability of Malagasy predators to the toxins of an introduced toad.

Marshall BM, Casewell NR, Vences M, Glaw F, Andreone F, Rakotoarison A, Zancolli G, Woog F, Wüster W.

Curr Biol. 2018 Jul 9;28(13):2194. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.06.012. No abstract available.


Molecular phylogeny and diversification of Malagasy bright-eyed tree frogs (Mantellidae: Boophis).

Hutter CR, Lambert SM, Andriampenomanana ZF, Glaw F, Vences M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 Oct;127:568-578. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.05.027. Epub 2018 Jun 9.


Widespread vulnerability of Malagasy predators to the toxins of an introduced toad.

Marshall BM, Casewell NR, Vences M, Glaw F, Andreone F, Rakotoarison A, Zancolli G, Woog F, Wüster W.

Curr Biol. 2018 Jun 4;28(11):R654-R655. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.04.024. Erratum in: Curr Biol. 2018 Jul 9;28(13):2194.


A preliminary assessment of genetic divergence and distribution of Malagasy cave fish in the genus Typhleotris (Teleostei: Milyeringidae).

Vences M, Rasoloariniaina JR, Riemann JC.

Zootaxa. 2018 Feb 8;4378(3):367-376. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4378.3.5.


Temporal migration patterns and mating tactics influence size-assortative mating in Rana temporaria.

Dittrich C, Rodríguez A, Segev O, Drakulić S, Feldhaar H, Vences M, Rödel MO.

Behav Ecol. 2018 Mar-Apr;29(2):418-428. doi: 10.1093/beheco/arx188. Epub 2018 Jan 10.


Population genetic analysis of the recently rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) reveals high genetic diversity and low inbreeding.

Perl RGB, Geffen E, Malka Y, Barocas A, Renan S, Vences M, Gafny S.

Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 3;8(1):5588. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23587-w.


Morphological and transcriptomic analyses reveal three discrete primary stages of postembryonic development in the common fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra.

Sanchez E, Küpfer E, Goedbloed DJ, Nolte AW, Lüddecke T, Schulz S, Vences M, Steinfartz S.

J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2018 Mar;330(2):96-108. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.22792. Epub 2018 Mar 5.


Yet another small brown frog from high altitude on the Marojejy Massif, northeastern Madagascar (Anura: Mantellidae).

Scherz MD, Razafindraibe JH, Rakotoarison A, Dixit NM, Bletz MC, Glaw F, Vences M.

Zootaxa. 2017 Nov 14;4347(3):572-582. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4347.3.9.


Two new species of leaf-tailed geckos (<i>Uroplatus</i>) from the Tsaratanana mountain massif in northern Madagascar.

Ratsoavina FM, Gehring PS, Scherz MD, Vieites DR, Glaw F, Vences M.

Zootaxa. 2017 Nov 14;4347(3):446-464. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4347.3.2.


The Intestinal Microbiota of Tadpoles Differs from Those of Syntopic Aquatic Invertebrates.

Lyra ML, Bletz MC, Haddad CFB, Vences M.

Microb Ecol. 2018 Jul;76(1):121-124. doi: 10.1007/s00248-017-1109-5. Epub 2017 Nov 20.


Prodigiosin, Violacein, and Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by Widespread Cutaneous Bacteria of Amphibians Can Inhibit Two Batrachochytrium Fungal Pathogens.

Woodhams DC, LaBumbard BC, Barnhart KL, Becker MH, Bletz MC, Escobar LA, Flechas SV, Forman ME, Iannetta AA, Joyce MD, Rabemananjara F, Gratwicke B, Vences M, Minbiole KPC.

Microb Ecol. 2018 May;75(4):1049-1062. doi: 10.1007/s00248-017-1095-7. Epub 2017 Nov 9.


Living quarters of a living fossil-Uncovering the current distribution pattern of the rediscovered Hula painted frog (Latonia nigriventer) using environmental DNA.

Renan S, Gafny S, Perl RGB, Roll U, Malka Y, Vences M, Geffen E.

Mol Ecol. 2017 Dec;26(24):6801-6812. doi: 10.1111/mec.14420. Epub 2017 Dec 2.


Discovering the silk road: Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data resolve the phylogenetic relationships among theraphosid spider subfamilies.

Lüddecke T, Krehenwinkel H, Canning G, Glaw F, Longhorn SJ, Tänzler R, Wendt I, Vences M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 Feb;119:63-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.10.015. Epub 2017 Nov 2.


Estimating Herd Immunity to Amphibian Chytridiomycosis in Madagascar Based on the Defensive Function of Amphibian Skin Bacteria.

Bletz MC, Myers J, Woodhams DC, Rabemananjara FCE, Rakotonirina A, Weldon C, Edmonds D, Vences M, Harris RN.

Front Microbiol. 2017 Sep 13;8:1751. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01751. eCollection 2017.


Phylotranscriptomic consolidation of the jawed vertebrate timetree.

Irisarri I, Baurain D, Brinkmann H, Delsuc F, Sire JY, Kupfer A, Petersen J, Jarek M, Meyer A, Vences M, Philippe H.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2017 Sep;1(9):1370-1378. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0240-5. Epub 2017 Jul 24.


Host Ecology Rather Than Host Phylogeny Drives Amphibian Skin Microbial Community Structure in the Biodiversity Hotspot of Madagascar.

Bletz MC, Archer H, Harris RN, McKenzie VJ, Rabemananjara FCE, Rakotoarison A, Vences M.

Front Microbiol. 2017 Aug 17;8:1530. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01530. eCollection 2017.


A synthetic dodecanolide library for the identification of putative semiochemicals emitted by mantellid frogs.

Peram PS, Vences M, Schulz S.

Org Biomol Chem. 2017 Aug 23;15(33):6967-6977. doi: 10.1039/c7ob00849j.


Inferring the shallow phylogeny of true salamanders (Salamandra) by multiple phylogenomic approaches.

Rodríguez A, Burgon JD, Lyra M, Irisarri I, Baurain D, Blaustein L, Göçmen B, Künzel S, Mable BK, Nolte AW, Veith M, Steinfartz S, Elmer KR, Philippe H, Vences M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017 Oct;115:16-26. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 14.


Host niche may determine disease-driven extinction risk.

Blooi M, Laking AE, Martel A, Haesebrouck F, Jocque M, Brown T, Green S, Vences M, Bletz MC, Pasmans F.

PLoS One. 2017 Jul 13;12(7):e0181051. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181051. eCollection 2017.


Integration of molecular, bioacoustical and morphological data reveals two new cryptic species of <i>Pelodytes</i> (Anura, Pelodytidae) from the Iberian Peninsula.

Díaz-Rodríguez J, Gehara M, Márquez R, Vences M, Gonçalves H, Sequeira F, Martínez-Solano I, Tejedo M.

Zootaxa. 2017 Mar 13;4243(1):1-41. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4243.1.1.


The use of bioacoustics in anuran taxonomy: theory, terminology, methods and recommendations for best practice.

Köhler J, Jansen M, Rodríguez A, Kok PJR, Toledo LF, Emmrich M, Glaw F, Haddad CFB, Rödel MO, Vences M.

Zootaxa. 2017 Apr 11;4251(1):1-124. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4251.1.1.


Transcriptomic and macroevolutionary evidence for phenotypic uncoupling between frog life history phases.

Wollenberg Valero KC, Garcia-Porta J, Rodríguez A, Arias M, Shah A, Randrianiaina RD, Brown JL, Glaw F, Amat F, Künzel S, Metzler D, Isokpehi RD, Vences M.

Nat Commun. 2017 May 15;8:15213. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15213.


Skin microbiota differs drastically between co-occurring frogs and newts.

Bletz MC, Perl RGB, Vences M.

R Soc Open Sci. 2017 Apr 5;4(4):170107. doi: 10.1098/rsos.170107. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Temporal changes in cutaneous bacterial communities of terrestrial- and aquatic-phase newts (Amphibia).

Sabino-Pinto J, Galán P, Rodríguez S, Bletz MC, Bhuju S, Geffers R, Jarek M, Vences M.

Environ Microbiol. 2017 Aug;19(8):3025-3038. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13762. Epub 2017 Jun 6.


Model-based analyses reveal insular population diversification and cryptic frog species in the Ischnocnema parva complex in the Atlantic forest of Brazil.

Gehara M, Barth A, Oliveira EF, Costa MA, Haddad CFB, Vences M.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017 Jul;112:68-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2017.04.007. Epub 2017 Apr 9.


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