Simon Loader - Publications

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2000-2005 University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 

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2021 Liedtke HC, Soler-Navarro DJ, Gomez-Mestre I, Loader SP, Rödel MO. Parallel diversification of the African tree toad genus Nectophryne (Bufonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 162: 107184. PMID 33932615 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107184  0.484
2020 Streicher JW, Loader SP, Varela-Jaramillo A, Montoya P, de Sá RO. Analysis of ultraconserved elements supports African origins of narrow-mouthed frogs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 106771. PMID 32087330 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2020.106771  0.413
2020 Blackburn DC, Nielsen SV, Barej MF, Doumbia J, Hirschfeld M, Kouamé NG, Lawson D, Loader S, Ofori‐Boateng C, Stanley EL, Rödel M. Evolution of the African slippery frogs (Anura: Conraua ), including the world’s largest living frog Zoologica Scripta. 49: 684-696. DOI: 10.1111/Zsc.12447  0.377
2020 Greenwood L, Loader SP, Lawson L, Greenbaum E, Zimkus BM. A new species of Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from the Northern Mountains of Tanzania Journal of Natural History. 54: 63-85. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1757171  0.384
2019 Branch WR, Bayliss J, Bittencourt-Silva GB, Conradie W, Engelbrecht HM, Loader SP, Menegon M, Nanvonamuquitxo C, Tolley KA. A new species of tree snake (Dipsadoboa, Serpentes: Colubridae) from 'sky island' forests in northern Mozambique, with notes on other members of the Dipsadoboa werneri group. Zootaxa. 4646: zootaxa.4646.3.6. PMID 31717005 DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4646.3.6  0.381
2018 Barratt CD, Bwong BA, Jehle R, Liedtke HC, Nagel P, Onstein RE, Portik DM, Streicher JW, Loader SP. Vanishing refuge? Testing the forest refuge hypothesis in coastal East Africa using genome-wide sequence data for seven amphibians. Molecular Ecology. PMID 30193397 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.14862  0.388
2018 Conradie W, Bittencourt-Silva GB, Farooq HM, Loader SP, Menegon M, Tolley KA. New species of Mongrel Frogs (Pyxicephalidae: Nothophryne) for northern Mozambique inselbergs African Journal of Herpetology. 67: 61-85. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2017.1376714  0.36
2017 Menegon M, Cantaloni C, Rodriguez-Prieto A, Centomo C, Abdelfattah A, Rossato M, Bernardi M, Xumerle L, Loader S, Delledonne M. On site DNA barcoding by nanopore sequencing. Plos One. 12: e0184741. PMID 28977016 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0184741  0.409
2017 Bittencourt-Silva GB, Lawson LP, Tolley KA, Portik DM, Barratt CD, Nagel P, Loader SP. 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: 261-270. PMID 28684366 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2017.06.022  0.372
2017 Liedtke HC, Müller H, Hafner J, Penner J, Gower DJ, Mazuch T, Rödel MO, Loader SP. Terrestrial reproduction as an adaptation to steep terrain in African toads. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28356450 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2016.2598  0.69
2017 Bwong BA, Nyamache JO, Malonza PK, Wasonga DV, Ngwava JM, Barratt CD, Nagel P, Loader SP. Amphibian Diversity in Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kenya: A Comprehensive List of Specimens and Species Journal of East African Natural History. 106: 19-46. DOI: 10.2982/028.106.0104  0.36
2017 WILKINSON M, MALONZA PK, CAMPBELL P, LOADER SP. A new species of Boulengerula Tornier, 1896 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae) from Kenya and the “rediscovery” of Boulengerula denhardti Zootaxa. 4286: 525. DOI: 10.11646/Zootaxa.4286.4.5  0.547
2017 Barratt CD, Bwong BA, Onstein RE, Rosauer DF, Menegon M, Doggart N, Nagel P, Kissling WD, Loader SP. Environmental correlates of phylogenetic endemism in amphibians and the conservation of refugia in the Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa Diversity and Distributions. 23: 875-887. DOI: 10.1111/Ddi.12582  0.337
2016 Liedtke HC, Müller H, Rödel MO, Menegon M, Gonwouo LN, Barej MF, Gvoždík V, Schmitz A, Channing A, Nagel P, Loader SP. 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: 1717-33. PMID 27312525 DOI: 10.1111/evo.12985  0.693
2016 Bittencourt-Silva GB, Conradie W, Siu-Ting K, Tolley KA, Channing A, Cunningham M, Farooq HM, Menegon M, Loader SP. The phylogenetic position and diversity of the enigmatic mongrel frog Nothophryne Poynton, 1963 (Amphibia, Anura). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. PMID 27001603 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2016.03.021  0.759
2015 Lawson LP, Bates JM, Menegon M, Loader SP. Divergence at the edges: peripatric isolation in the montane spiny throated reed frog complex. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 15: 128. PMID 26126573 DOI: 10.1186/S12862-015-0384-3  0.433
2015 Loader SP, Lawson LP, Portik DM, Menegon M. Three new species of spiny throated reed frogs (Anura: Hyperoliidae) from evergreen forests of Tanzania. Bmc Research Notes. 8: 167. PMID 25909565 DOI: 10.1186/S13104-015-1050-Y  0.389
2015 Menegon M, Loader SP, Davenport TRB, Howell KM, Tilbury CR, Machaga S, Tolley KA. A new species of Chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Kinyongia) highlights the biological affinities between the Southern Highlands and eastern arc Mountains of Tanzania Acta Herpetologica. 10: 111-120. DOI: 10.13128/Acta_Herpetol-17171  0.367
2014 Ceccarelli FS, Menegon M, Tolley KA, Tilbury CR, Gower DJ, Laserna MH, Kasahun R, Rodriguez-Prieto A, Hagmann R, Loader SP. Evolutionary relationships, species delimitation and biogeography of Eastern Afromontane horned chameleons (Chamaeleonidae: Trioceros). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 80: 125-36. PMID 25109650 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2014.07.023  0.41
2014 Menegon M, Loader SP, Marsden SJ, Branch WR, Davenport TR, Ursenbacher S. 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. 79: 12-22. PMID 24952316 DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.06.007  0.489
2014 Liedtke HC, Hügli D, Dehling JM, Pupin F, Menegon M, Plumptre AJ, Kujirakwinja D, Loader SP. One or two species? On the case of Hyperolius discodactylus Ahl, 1931 and H. alticola Ahl, 1931 (Anura: Hyperoliidae). Zootaxa. 3768: 253-90. PMID 24871178 DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3768.3.2  0.324
2014 Siu-Ting K, Gower DJ, Pisani D, Kassahun R, Gebresenbet F, Menegon M, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, de Sá R, Wilkinson M, Loader SP. 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. 14: 44. PMID 24612655 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-44  0.744
2014 Barej MF, Schmitz A, Günther R, Loader SP, Mahlow K, Rödel MO. The first endemic West African vertebrate family - a new anuran family highlighting the uniqueness of the Upper Guinean biodiversity hotspot. Frontiers in Zoology. 11: 8. PMID 24485269 DOI: 10.1186/1742-9994-11-8  0.393
2014 San Mauro D, Gower DJ, Müller H, Loader SP, Zardoya R, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M. Life-history evolution and mitogenomic phylogeny of caecilian amphibians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 73: 177-89. PMID 24480323 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2014.01.009  0.561
2014 Barej MF, Rödel MO, Loader SP, Menegon M, Gonwouo NL, Penner J, Gvoždík V, Günther R, Bell RC, Nagel P, Schmitz A. Light shines through the spindrift - Phylogeny of African torrent frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Petropedetidae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 71: 261-273. PMID 24239613 DOI: 10.1016/J.Ympev.2013.11.001  0.469
2014 Loader SP, Sara Ceccarelli F, Menegon M, Howell KM, Kassahun R, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, Gebresenbet F, de Sá R, Davenport TRB, Larson JG, Müller H, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ. Persistence and stability of Eastern Afromontane forests: Evidence from brevicipitid frogs Journal of Biogeography. 41: 1781-1792. DOI: 10.1111/Jbi.12331  0.552
2013 Gower DJ, Doherty-Bone T, Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Kouete MT, Tapley B, Orton F, Daniel OZ, Wynne F, Flach E, Müller H, Menegon M, Stephen I, Browne RK, Fisher MC, et al. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection and lethal chytridiomycosis in caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona). Ecohealth. 10: 173-83. PMID 23677560 DOI: 10.1007/S10393-013-0831-9  0.467
2013 Müller H, Liedtke HC, Menegon M, Beck J, Ballesteros-Mejia L, Nagel P, Loader SP. Forests as promoters of terrestrial life-history strategies in East African amphibians. Biology Letters. 9: 20121146. PMID 23536440 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.1146  0.71
2013 Doherty-Bone TM, Gonwouo NL, Hirschfeld M, Ohst T, Weldon C, Perkins M, Kouete MT, Browne RK, Loader SP, Gower DJ, Wilkinson MW, Rödel MO, Penner J, Barej MF, Schmitz A, et al. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians of Cameroon, including first records for caecilians. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 102: 187-94. PMID 23446968 DOI: 10.3354/Dao02557  0.412
2013 Loader SP, Sara Ceccarelli F, Wilkinson M, Menegon M, Mariaux J, De Sá RO, Howell KM, Gower DJ. Species boundaries and biogeography of east African torrent frogs of the genus petropedetes (Amphibia: Anura: Petropeditidae) African Journal of Herpetology. 62: 40-48. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781549  0.54
2013 Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Loader SP, Müller H. A visceral synapomorphy of scolecomorphus boulenger, 1883 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae) African Journal of Herpetology. 62: 21-27. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781548  0.439
2012 de Sá RO, Streicher JW, Sekonyela R, Forlani MC, Loader SP, Greenbaum E, Richards S, Haddad CF. Molecular phylogeny of microhylid frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) with emphasis on relationships among New World genera. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 12: 241. PMID 23228209 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-12-241  0.433
2012 Barratt CD, Horsburgh GJ, Dawson DA, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Jehle R. 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: 225-229. DOI: 10.1007/S12686-011-9512-6  0.522
2011 Loader SP, Poynton JC, Lawson LP, Blackburn DC, Menegon M. Herpetofauna of Montane Areas of Tanzania. 3. Amphibian Diversity in the Northwestern Eastern Arc Mountains, with the Description of a New Species of Arthroleptis (Anura: Arthroleptidae) Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences. 4: 90-102. DOI: 10.3158/2158-5520-4.1.90  0.391
2011 Menegon M, Gower DJ, Loader SP. A remarkable new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) with massive, boldly coloured limb glands Zootaxa. 15-26. DOI: 10.11646/Zootaxa.3095.1.2  0.402
2011 Gower DJ, Papadopoulou A, Doherty-Bone TM, Pupin F, Mauro DS, Loader SP, Wilkinson M. The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data Zootaxa. 14-24. DOI: 10.11646/Zootaxa.2767.1.2  0.556
2010 Van Bocxlaer I, Loader SP, Roelants K, Biju SD, Menegon M, Bossuyt F. Gradual adaptation toward a range-expansion phenotype initiated the global radiation of toads. Science (New York, N.Y.). 327: 679-82. PMID 20133569 DOI: 10.1126/science.1181707  0.315
2010 Loader SP, Gower DJ, Müller H, Menegon M. Two new species of Callulina (Amphibia: Anura: Brevicipitidae) from the Nguru Mountains, Tanzania Zootaxa. 26-42. DOI: 10.11646/Zootaxa.2694.1.2  0.425
2010 Loader SP, Gower DJ, Ngalason W, Menegon M. 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. 160: 496-514. DOI: 10.1111/J.1096-3642.2010.00652.X  0.461
2009 Biju S, Van Bocxlaer I, Giri VB, Loader SP, Bossuyt F. Two new endemic genera and a new species of toad (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Western Ghats of India. Bmc Research Notes. 2: 241. PMID 19968866 DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-2-241  0.324
2009 Van Bocxlaer I, Biju SD, Loader SP, Bossuyt F. Toad radiation reveals into-India dispersal as a source of endemism in the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 9: 131. PMID 19519901 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-131  0.352
2009 LOADER SP, MEASEY GJ, DE SÁ RO, MALONZA PK. A new brevicipitid species (Brevicipitidae: Callulina) from the fragmented forests of the Taita Hills, Kenya Zootaxa. 2123: 55-68. DOI: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.2123.1.3  0.433
2009 Müller H, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Wirkner CS, Gower DJ. Morphology and function of the head in foetal and juvenile Scolecomorphus kirkii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae) Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 96: 491-504. DOI: 10.1111/J.1095-8312.2008.01152.X  0.383
2008 Poynton JC, Loader SP. Clinal variation and its taxonomic consequences in the common Tqnzanian forest frog, Arthroleptis affinis Copeia. 517-526. DOI: 10.1643/CH-07-057  0.363
2008 Poynton J, Loader SP, Menegon M. A new giant species ofArthroleptis(Amphibia: Anura) from the forests of the Nguru Mountains, Tanzania African Journal of Herpetology. 57: 63-74. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2008.9635569  0.36
2008 Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Müller H, Gower DJ. Taxonomic status and phylogenetic relationships of Boulengerula denhardtiNieden, 1912 (Amphibia, Gymnophiona, Caeciliidae) Zoosystematics and Evolution. 80: 41-51. DOI: 10.1002/MMNZ.20040800104  0.49
2007 Loader SP, Pisani D, Cotton JA, Gower DJ, Day JJ, Wilkinson M. Relative time scales reveal multiple origins of parallel disjunct distributions of African caecilian amphibians. Biology Letters. 3: 505-8. PMID 17609171 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2007.0266  0.668
2007 Roelants K, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Biju SD, Guillaume K, Moriau L, Bossuyt F. Global patterns of diversification in the history of modern amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 887-92. PMID 17213318 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.0608378104  0.589
2007 MENEGON M, SALVIDIO S, NGALASON W, LOADER SP. A new dwarf forest toad (Amphibia: Bufonidae: Nectophrynoides) from the Ukaguru Mountains, Tanzania Zootaxa. 1541: 31-40. DOI: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.1541.1.3  0.412
2007 Burgess ND, Butynski TM, Cordeiro NJ, Doggart NH, Fjeldså J, Howell KM, Kilahama FB, Loader SP, Lovett JC, Mbilinyi B, Menegon M, Moyer DC, Nashanda E, Perkin A, Rovero F, et al. The biological importance of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and Kenya Biological Conservation. 134: 209-231. DOI: 10.1016/J.Biocon.2006.08.015  0.402
2007 Poynton JC, Loader SP, Sherratt E, Clarke BT. Amphibian diversity in East African biodiversity hotspots: Altitudinal and latitudinal patterns Biodiversity and Conservation. 16: 1103-1118. DOI: 10.1007/S10531-006-9074-1  0.684
2006 LOADER SP, CHANNING A, MENEGON M, DAVENPORT TR. A new species of Probreviceps (Amphibia: Anura) from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania Zootaxa. 1237: 45. DOI: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.1237.1.4  0.43
2005 MÜLLER H, MEASEY GJ, LOADER SP, MALONZA PK. A new species of Boulengerula Tornier (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from an isolated mountain block of the Taita Hills, Kenya Zootaxa. 1004: 37. DOI: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.1004.1.4  0.35
2004 Gower DJ, Rasmussen JB, Loader SP, Wilkinson M. The caecilian amphibian Scolecomorphus kirkii Boulenger as prey of the burrowing asp Atractaspis aterrima Günther: Trophic relationships of fossorial vertebrates African Journal of Ecology. 42: 83-87. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2028.2004.00495.X  0.345
2004 Gower DJ, Loader SP, Moncrieff CB, Wilkinson M. Niche separation and comparative abundance ofBoulengerula boulengeriandScolecomorphus vittatus(Amphibia: Gymnophiona) in an East Usambara forest, Tanzania African Journal of Herpetology. 53: 183-190. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2004.9635510  0.43
2004 Menegon M, Salvidio S, Loader SP. Five new species ofNectophrynoidesNoble 1926 (Amphibia Anura Bufonidae) from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania Tropical Zoology. 17: 97-121. DOI: 10.1080/03946975.2004.10531201  0.365
2004 Gower DJ, Loader SP, Wilkinson M. Assessing the conservation status of soil‐dwelling vertebrates: Insights from the rediscovery ofTyphlops uluguruensis(Reptilia: Serpentes: Typhlopidae) Systematics and Biodiversity. 2: 79-82. DOI: 10.1017/S1477200004001343  0.472
2004 Loader SP, Gower DJ, Howell KM, Doggart N, Rödel MO, Clarke BT, De Sá RO, Cohen BL, Wilkinson M. Phylogenetic relationships of African microhylid frogs inferred from DNA sequences of mitochondrial 12S and 16S rRNA genes Organisms Diversity and Evolution. 4: 227-235. DOI: 10.1016/J.Ode.2004.01.005  0.54
2004 Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Müller H, Gower DJ. Taxonomic status and phylogenetic relationships ofBoulengerula denhardti Nieden, 1912 (Amphibia, Gymnophiona, Caeciliidae) Mitteilungen Aus Dem Museum FüR Naturkunde in Berlin. Zoologische Reihe. 80: 41-51. DOI: 10.1002/Mmnz.20040800104  0.55
2004 De Sá RO, Loader SP, Channing A. A new species of Callulina (Anura: Microhylidae) from the West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania Journal of Herpetology. 38: 219-224.  0.362
2003 Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Gower DJ, Sheps JA, Cohen BL. Phylogenetic relationships of African caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona): Insights from mitochondrial rRNA gene sequences African Journal of Herpetology. 52: 83-92. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2003.9635483  0.603
2003 Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Msuya CA. A remarkable young Scolecomorphus vittatus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae) from the North Pare Mountains, Tanzania Journal of Zoology. 259: 93-101. DOI: 10.1017/S0952836902003060  0.441
2002 Gower DJ, Kupfer A, Oommen OV, Himstedt W, Nussbaum RA, Loader SP, Presswell B, Müller H, Krishna SB, Boistel R, Wilkinson M. A molecular phylogeny of ichthyophiid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae): out of India or out of South East Asia? Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 269: 1563-9. PMID 12184826 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2002.2050  0.716
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