Simon Loader - Publications

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

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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  0.36
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  0.52
2019 Portik DM, Bell RC, Blackburn DC, Bauer AM, Barratt CD, Branch WR, Burger M, Channing A, Colston TJ, Conradie W, Dehling JM, Drewes RC, Ernst R, Greenbaum E, Gvoždík V, ... ... Loader SP, et al. Sexual Dichromatism Drives Diversification within a Major Radiation of African Amphibians. Systematic Biology. PMID 31140573 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Syz023  0.52
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  0.52
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  0.52
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  0.52
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  0.52
2016 Poynton JC, Loader SP, Conradie W, Rödel MO, Liedtke HC. Designation and description of a neotype of Sclerophrys maculata (Hallowell, 1854), and reinstatement of S. pusilla (Mertens, 1937) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). Zootaxa. 4098: 73-94. PMID 27394575  0.52
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  0.52
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  0.6
2016 Poynton JC, Loader SP, Conradie W, Rödel MO, Liedtke HC. Designation and description of a neotype of Sclerophrys maculata (Hallowell, 1854), and reinstatement of S. pusilla (Mertens, 1937) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) Zootaxa. 4098: 73-94. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4098.1.3  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.52
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.52
2014 Mapouyat L, Hirschfeld M, Rödel MO, Liedtke HC, Loader SP, Gonwouo LN, Dahmen M, Doherty-Bone TM, Barej MF. The tadpoles of nine Cameroonian Leptodactylodon species (Amphibia, Anura, Arthroleptidae). Zootaxa. 3765: 29-53. PMID 24870883  0.48
2014 Gvoždík V, Tillack F, Menegon M, Loader SP. 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. 3793: 165-87. PMID 24870159 DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3793.1.8  0.52
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
2014 Liedtke HC, Müller H, Hafner J, Nagel P, Loader SP. Interspecific patterns for egg and clutch sizes of African Bufonidae (Amphibia: Anura) Zoologischer Anzeiger. 253: 309-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcz.2014.02.003  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.52
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
2013 Gower DJ, Aberra RK, Schwaller S, Largen MJ, Collen B, Spawls S, Menegon M, Zimkus BM, De Sá R, Mengistu AA, Gebresenbet F, Moore RD, Saber SA, Loader SP. Long-term data for endemic frog genera reveal potential conservation crisis in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia Oryx. 47: 59-69. DOI: 10.1017/S0030605311001426  0.6
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  0.6
2012 Zimkus BM, Lawson L, Loader SP, Hanken J. Terrestrialization, miniaturization and rates of diversification in African puddle frogs (Anura: Phrynobatrachidae). Plos One. 7: e35118. PMID 22509392 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0035118  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.52
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
2006 Jones DT, Loader SP, Gower DJ. Trophic ecology of East African caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), and their impact on forest soil invertebrates Journal of Zoology. 269: 117-126. DOI: 10.1111/J.1469-7998.2006.00045.X  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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.  0.6
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  0.6
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  0.6
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