Amador, L., Leaché, A. D., Victoriano, P. F., Hickerson, M. J., and D’Elía, G. 2022. Genomic scale data shows that Parastacus nicoleti encompasses more than one species of burrowing continental crayfishes and that lineage divergence occurred with and without gene flow.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 169: 107443.

Bouzid, N. M., Archie, J. W., Anderson, R. A., Grummer, J. A., and A. D. Leaché. 2022. Evidence for ephemeral ring species formation during the diversification history of Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis).
Molecular Ecology, 31: 620–631.

Davis, H. R., Des Roches, S., Anderson, R. A., and A. D. Leaché. 2022. Population expansion, divergence, and persistence in Western Fence Lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) at the northern extreme of their distributional range.
Scientific Reports, 12: 6310. Open Access

Esquerre, D., Keogh, S. J., Demangel, D., Morando, M., Avila, L. J., Sites Jr, J. W., Ferri-Yanez, F., and A. D. Leaché. 2022. Rapid radiation and rampant reticulation: Phylogenomics of South American Liolaemus lizards.
Systematic Biology, 71: 286-300.

Finger, N., Farleigh, K., Bracken, J., Leaché, A. D., Francois, O., Yang, Z., Flouri, T., Charran, T., Jezkova, T., Williams, D. A., and C. Blair. 2022. Genome-scale data reveal deep lineage divergence and a complex demographic history in the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) throughout the southwestern and central US.
Genome Biology and Evolution, 14: evab260. Open Access

Huang, J., Bennett, J., Flouri, T., Leaché, A. D., and Z. Yang. 2022. Phase resolution of heterozygous sites in diploid genomes is important to phylogenomic analysis under the multispecies coalescent model.
Systematic Biology, 71: 334-352. Open Access

Jaynes, K. E., E. A. Myers, V. Gvozdík, D. C. Blackburn, D. M. Portik, E. Greenbaum, G. F. Jongsma, M.-O. Rödel, G. Badjedjea, A. Bamba-Kaya, N. L. Baptista, J. B. Akuboy, R. Ernst, M. T. Kouete, C. Kusamba, F. M. Masudi, P. J. McLaughlin, L. M. Nneji, A. B. Onadeko, J. Penner, P. V. Pinto, B. L. Stuart, E. Tobi, A.-G. Zassi-Boulou, A. D. Leaché, M. K. Fujita, and R. C. Bell. 2022. Giant Treefrog diversification in West and Central Africa: isolation by physical barriers, climate, and sexually selected traits.
Molecular Ecology, in press.


Bedoya, A. M. and A. D. Leaché. 2021. Characterization of a pericentric inversion in Plateau Fence Lizards, (Sceloporus tristichus): evidence from chromosome-scale genomes.
G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 11: jkab036. Open Access

Bedoya, A. M., Leaché, A. D., and R. G. Olmstead. 2021. Andean uplift, drainage basin formation, and the evolution of plants living in fast-flowing aquatic ecosystems in northern South America.
New Phytologist, 232: 2175-2190.

Davis, H. R., Das, I., Leaché, A. D., Karin, B. R., Brennan, I. G., Jackman, T. R., Nashriq, I., Chan, K. O., and A. M. Bauer. 2021. Genetically diverse yet morphologically conserved: hidden diversity revealed among Bornean geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus).
Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 59: 1113–1135.

Farleigh, K., Vladimirova, S. A., Blair, C., Bracken, J. T., Koochekian, N., Schield, D. R., Card, D. C., Finger, N., Henault, J., Leaché, A. D., Castoe, T. A., and T. Jezkova. 2021. The effect of climate and demographic history in shaping genomic variation across populations of the Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos).
Molecular Ecology, 30: 4481–4496.

Grummer, J. A., Avila, L. J., Morando, M. M., and A. D. Leaché. 2021. Four species linked by three hybrid zones: two instances of repeated hybridization in one species group (genus Liolaemus).
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9: 624109. Open Access

Leaché, A. D., Davis, H. R., Singhal, S., Fujita, M. K., Lahti, M. E., and K. R. Zamudio. 2021. Phylogenomic assessment of biodiversity using a reference-based taxonomy: an example with Horned Lizards (Phrynosoma).
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9: 678110. Open Access

Milcoff, K. W., Estes-Zumpf, W. A., and A. D. Leaché. 2021. Molecular identification of Sceloporus lizards in the Laramie Mountains, Wyoming.
Western North American Naturalist, 81: 608–614

Neira-Salamea, K., Ofori-Boateng, C., Kouame, N. G., Blackburn, D. C., Segniagbeto, G. H., Hillers, A., Barej, M. F., Leaché, A. D., and M.-O. Rödel. 2021. A new critically endangered slippery frog (Amphibia, Conrauidae, Conraua) from the Atewa Range, central Ghana.
Zootaxa, 4995: 71–95.

Westfall, A. K., Telemeco, R. S., Grizante, M. B., Waits, D. S., Clark, A. D., Simpson, D. Y., Klabacka, R. L., Sullivan, A. P., Perry, G. H., Sears, M. W., Cox, C. L., Cox, R. M., Gifford, M. E., John-Alder, H. B., Langkilde, T., Angilletta, M. J., Leaché, A. D., Tollis, M., Kusumi, K., and T. S. Schwartz. 2021. A chromosome-level genome assembly for the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus), a reptile model for physiological and evolutionary ecology.
GigaScience, 10. Open Access

Wikramanayake, S. A., Wikramanayake, E. D., Pallewatta, N., and A. D. Leaché. 2021. Integration of genetic structure into conservation of an endangered, endemic lizard, Ceratophora aspera: A case study from Sri Lanka. 
Biotropica, 53: 1301–1315.


Caviedes-Solis, I. W., Kim, N., and A. D. Leaché. 2020. Species IUCN threat status level increases with elevation: a phylogenetic approach for Neotropical tree frog conservation.
Biodiversity and Conservation, 29: 2515–2537.

Kornilios, P., Thanou, E., Lymberakis, P., Ilgaz, C., Kumlutas, Y., and A. D. Leaché. 2020. A phylogenomic resolution for the taxonomy of Aegean green lizards.
Zoologica Scripta, 49: 14–27. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Oaks, J., Ofori-Boateng, C., and M. K. Fujita. 2020. Comparative phylogeography in West African amphibians and reptiles.
Evolution, 74: 716–724. PDF

Magee, A. F., Höhna, S., Vasylyeva, T. I., Leaché, A. D., and V. N. Minin. 2020. Locally adaptive Bayesian birth-death model successfully detects slow and rapid rate shifts.
PLoS Computational Biology, 16: e1007999.

Morando, M., Olave, M., Avila, L. J., Sites Jr., J. W., and A. D. Leaché. 2020. Phylogenomic data resolve higher-level relationships within South American Liolaemus lizards.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 147: 106781.

Patton, A. H., M. F. Lawrance, M. J. Margres, C. P. Kozakiewicz, R. Hamede, M. Ruiz-Aravena, D. G. Hamilton, S. Comte, L. E. Ricci, R. L. Taylor, T. Stadler, A. Leaché, H. McCallum, M. E. Jones, P. A. Hohenlohe, and A. Storfer. 2020. A transmissible cancer shifts from emergence to endemism in Tasmanian devils.
Science 370: 6522.

Rannala, B., Edwards, S. V. , Leaché, A. D. and Z. Yang. 2020. “The Multi-species Coalescent Model and Species Tree Inference”. In: Phylogenetics in the Genomic Era. Ed. by C. Scornavacca, F. Delsuc, and N. Galtier.
No commercial publisher, Authors open access book, pp.3.3:1–3.3:21 PDF


Esquerré, D., Ramírez-Ávare, D., Vazquez, C. P., Troncoso-Palacios, J., Garín, C. F., Keogh, J. S., and A. D. Leaché. 2019. Speciation across mountains: phylogenomics, species delimitation and taxonomy of the Liolaemus leopardinus clade (Squamata, Liolaemidae).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 139:106524. PDF

Kornilios, P., Thanou, E., Lymberakis, P., Ilgaz, C., Kumlutas, Y., and A. D. Leaché. 2019. Genome-wide markers untangle the green-lizard radiation in the Aegean Sea and support a rare biogeographical pattern.
Journal of Biogeography, 46:552-567. PDF

Krishnan, S., Ofori-Boateng, C., Fujita, M. K., and A. D. Leaché. 2019. Geographic variation in West African Agama picticauda: insights from genetics, morphology and ecology.
African Journal of Herpetology,
68:33-49. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Portik, D. M., Rivera, D., Rödel,M.-O., Penner, J., Gvozdik, V., Greenbaum, E., Jongsma, G. F., Ofori-Boateng, C., Burger, M., Eniang, E. A., Bell, R. C., and M. K. Fujita. 2019. Exploring rain forest diversification using demographic model testing in the African foam-nest treefrog Chiromantis rufescens.
Journal of Biogeography, 46:2706-2721. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Zhu, T., Rannala, B., and Z. Yang. 2019.
The spectre of too many species.
Systematic Biology, 68:168-181. PDF

Oaks, J. R., Cobb, K. A., Minin, V. N., and A. D. Leaché. 2019. Marginal likelihoods in phylogenetics: a review of methods and applications.
Systematic Biology, 68:681-697. PDF

Portik et. al. 2019. Sexual dichromatism drives diversification within a major radiation of African amphibians.
Systematic Biology, 68:859-875. PDF

Thanou, E., Kornilios, P., Lymberakis, P., and A. D. Leaché. 2019. Genomic and mitochondrial evidence of ancient isolations and extreme introgression in the four-lined snake.
Current Zoology, 2019:1-13. PDF

Villamil, J., Avila, L. J., Morando, M., Sites Jr., J. W., Leaché, A. D., Maneyro, R., and A. Camargo. 2019. Coalescent-based species delimitation in the sand lizards of the Liolaemus wiegmannii complex (Squamata: Liolaemidae).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 138:89-101. PDF


Caviedes-Solis, I. W. and A. D. Leaché. 2018. Leap frogging the Mexican highlands: Influence of biogeographical and ecological factors on highland species diversification.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 123:767-781. PDF

Charles, K. L., Bell, R. C. , Blackburn, D. C., Burger, M., Fujita, M. K., Gvoždík V., Jongsma, G. F., Kouete, M. T., Leaché, A. D., and D. M. Portik 2018. Sky, sea, and forest islands: diversification in the African leaf-folding frog Afrixalus paradorsalis (Anura: Hyperoliidae) of the Lower Guineo-Congolian rainforest.
Journal of Biogeography, 45:1781-1794. PDF

Grummer, J. A., Avila, L., Morando, M., Sites Jr, J. W., and A. D. Leaché. 2018. Phylogenomic evidence for a recent and rapid radiation in lizards of the Patagonian Liolaemus fitzingerii species group.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 125:243-254. PDF

Harris, R. B., Alström, P., Ödeen, A., and A. D. Leaché. 2018. Discordance between genomic divergence and phenotypic variation in a rapidly evolving avian genus (Motacilla).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 120:183-195. PDF

Jongsma, G. F. M., Barej, M. F., Barratt, C. D., Burger, M., Conradie, W., Ernst, R., Greenbaum, E., Hirschfeld, M., Leaché, A. D., Penner, J., Portik, D. M., Rödel, M.-O., and D. C. Blackburn. 2018. Diversity and biogeography of frogs in the genus Amnirana (Anura: Ranidae) across sub-Saharan Africa.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 120:274-285. PDF

Leaché, A. D., McElroy, M. T., and A. Trinh. 2018. A genomic evaluation of taxonomic trends through time in coast horned lizards (genus Phrynosoma).
Molecular Ecology, 27:2884-2895. PDF

Ofori-Boateng, C., Leaché, A. D., Obeng-Kankam, B. , Kouamé, N. G., Hillers, , A., and M.-O. Rödel. 2018. A new species of Puddle Frog, genus Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from Ghana.
Zootaxa, 4374:565-578. PDF

Psonis, N., Antoniou, E., Karameta, E., Leaché, A. D., Kotsakiozi, P., Darriba, D., Kozlov, A., Stamatakis, A., Poursanidis, D., Kukushkin, O., Jablonski, D., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Gherghel, I., Lymberakis, P., and N. Poulakakis. 2018. Resolving complex phylogeographic patterns in the Balkan Peninsula using closely related wall-lizard species as a model system.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 125:100-115. PDF

Wagner, P., Greenbaum, E. , Bauer, A. M., Kusamba C., and A. D. Leaché. 2018. Lifting the blue-headed veil – Integrative taxonomy of the Acanthocercus atricollis species complex (Squamata: Agamidae).
Journal of Natural History, 52:771-817. PDF


Furbush, R., Caviedes-Solis, I. W., Méndez-de la Cruz, F. R., and A. D. Leaché. 2017. Missing in action for nearly 50 years: rediscovery of the Mexican treefrog Duellmanohyla ignicolor (Anura: Hylidae).
Mesoamerican Herpetology, 4:120-127. PDF

Grummer, J. A. and A. D. Leaché. 2017. Do dams also stop frogs? Assessing population connectivity of coastal tailed frogs (Ascaphus truei) in the North Cascades National Park Service Complex.
Conservation Genetics 18:439-451.

Leaché, A. D., Grummer, J. A., Miller, M., Krishnan, S., Fujita, M. K., Böhme, W., Schmitz, A., LeBreton, M., Ineich, I., Chirio, L., Ofori-Boateng, C., Eniang, E. A., Greenbaum, E., Rödel, M.-O., and P. Wagner. 2017. Bayesian inference of species diffusion in the West African Agama agama species group (Reptilia, Agamidae).
Systematics and Biodiversity, 15:192-203. PDF

Leaché, A. D. and J. R. Oaks. 2017. The utility of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data in phylogenetics.
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 48:69-84. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Grummer, J. A., Harris, R. B., and I. Breckheimer. 2017. Evidence for concerted movement of nuclear and mitochondrial clines in a lizard hybrid zone.
Molecular Ecology, 26:2306-2316. PDF

Nieto-Montes de Oca, A., Barley, A. J., Meza-Lázaro, R. N., García-Vázquez, U. O., Zamora-Abrego, J. G., Thomson, R. C., and A. D. Leaché. 2017. Phylogenomics and species delimitation in the knob-scaled lizards of the genus Xenosaurus (Squamata: Xenosauridae) using ddRADseq data reveal a substantial underestimation of diversity.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 106:41-253. PDF

Panzera, A., Leaché, A. D., D’Elia, G., and P. F. Victoriano. 2017. Phylogenomic analysis of the Chilean clade of Liolaemus lizards (Squamata: Liolaemidae) based on sequence capture data.
PeerJ, 5:e3941. PDF

Portik, D. M., Leaché, A. D., Rivera, D., Barej, M. F., Burger, M., Hirschfeld, M., Rödel, M.-O., Blackburn, D. C., and M. K. Fujita. 2017. Evaluating mechanisms of diversification in a Guineo-Congolian forest frog using demographic model selection.
Molecular Ecology, 26:5245-5263. PDF

Richmond, J. Q., Wood, D. A., Westphal, M. F., Vandergast, A., Leaché, A. D., Saslaw, L. R., Butterfield, H., and R. N. Fisher. 2017. Persistence of historical population structure in an endangered species despite near-complete biome conversion in California’s San Joaquin Desert.
Molecular Ecology, 26:3618-3635.

Edwards, S. V., Xi, Z., Janke, A., Faircloth, B. C., McCormack, J. E., Glenn, T. C., Zhong, B., Wu, S., Lemmon, E. M., Lemmon, A. R., Leaché, A. D., Liu, L., and C. C. Davis. 2016. Implementing and testing the multispecies coalescent model: a valuable paradigm for phylogenomics.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 94:447-462. PDF

Fong, J. J., Li, P.-P., Yang, B.-T., Zhou, Z.-Y., Leaché, A. D., Min, M.-S., and B. Waldman. 2016. Influence of geology and human activity on the genetic structure and demography of the Oriental fire-bellied toad (Bombina orientalis).
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 97:69-75. PDF

Grummer, J. A. and A. D. Leaché. 2016. Survey for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the North Cascades National Park Service Complex, Washington, USA.
Herpetological Review, 47:392-394. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Banbury, B. L., Linkem, C. W., and A. Nieto-Montes de Oca. 2016. Phylogenomics of a rapid radiation: Is chromosomal evolution linked to increased diversification in North American spiny lizards (Genus Sceloporus)?
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:63.PDF

Levy, H., Clucas, G. V., Rogers, A. D., Leaché, A. D., Ciborowski, K. L., Polito, M. J., Lynch, H. J., Dunn, M. J., and T. Hart. 2016. Population structure and phylogeography of the Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) across the Scotia Arc.
Ecology and Evolution, 6:1834-1853.PDF

Linkem, C. W., Minin, V. N., and A. D. Leaché. 2016. Detecting the anomaly zone in species trees and evidence for a misleading signal in higher-level skink phylogeny (Squamata: Scincidae).
Systematic Biology, 65:465-477. PDF


Caviedes-Solis, I. W., Bouzid, N. M., Banbury, B. L., and A. D. Leaché. 2015. Uprooting phylogenetic uncertainty in coalescent species delimitation: a meta-analysis of empirical studies.
Current Zoology, 61:866-873.PDF

Genomic Resources Development Consortium, Arthofer, W., Banbury, B., Carneiro, M., Cicconardi, F., Duda, T. F. ,Harris, R., Kang, D. S., Leaché, A. D., et al. 2015. Genomic resources notes accepted 1 August 2014–30 September 2014.
Molecular Ecology Resources, 15:228-229. PDF

Grummer, J. A., Calderón, M. L., Nieto-Montes de Oca, A., Smith, E. N., Mendez-de la Cruz, F., and A. D. Leaché. 2015. Estimating the temporal and spatial extent of gene flow among sympatric lizard populations (genus Sceloporus) in the southern Mexican highlands.
Molecular Ecology, 24:1523-1542.

Leaché, A. D., and C. W. Linkem. 2015. Phylogenomics of horned lizards (genus: Phrynosoma) using targeted sequence capture data.
Copeia, 103:586-594.PDF

Leaché, A. D., Banbury, B. L., Felsenstein, J., Nieto-Montes de Oca, A., and A. Stamatakis. 2015. Short tree, long tree, right tree, wrong tree: new acquisition bias corrections for inferring SNP phylogenies.
Systematic Biology, 64:1032-1047. DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syv053.

Leaché, A. D., Chavez, A. S., Jones, L. N., Grummer, J. A., Gottscho, A. D., and C. W. Linkem. 2015. Phylogenomics of phrynosomatid lizards: conflicting signals from sequence capture versus restriction site associated DNA sequencing.
Genome Biology and Evolution, 7:706-719. PDF

Rockney, H. J., Ofori-Boateng, C., Porcino, N., and A. D. Leaché. 2015. A comparison of DNA barcoding markers in West African frogs.
African Journal of Herpetology, 64:135-147.PDF

Sheldon, K. S., Leaché, A. D., and F. B. Cruz. 2015. The influence of temperature seasonality on elevational range size across latitude: a test using Liolaemus lizards
Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24:632-641. PDF


Harris, R. B., Birks, S. M., and A. D. Leaché. 2014. Incubator birds: biogeographic origins and evolution of underground nesting in megapodes (Galliformes: Megapodiidae).
Journal of Biogeography, 41:2045-2056. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Wagner, P., Linkem, C. W., Böhme, W., Papenfuss, T. J., Chong, R. A., Lavin, B. R., Bauer, A. M., Nielsen, S., Greenbaum, E., Rödel, M-O., Schmitz, A., LeBreton, M., Ineich, I., Chirio, L., Eniang, E. A., Baha El Din, S., Lemmon, A. R., and F. T. Burbrink. 2014. A hybrid phylogenetic-phylogenomic approach for species tree estimation in African Agama lizards with applications to biogeography, character evolution, and diversification.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 79:215-230. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Fujita, M. K., Minin, V. N., and R. Bouckaert. 2014. Species delimitation using genome-wide SNP data.
Systematic Biology, 63:534-542. PDF

Leaché, A. D.,Harris, R. B., Rannala, B., and Z. Yang. 2014. The influence of gene flow on species tree estimation: A simulation study.
Systematic Biology, 63:17-30. PDF

Nieto-Montes de Oca, A., Arenas-Moreno, D., Beltrán-Sánchez, E., and A. D. Leaché. 2014. A new species of horned lizard (Genus Phrynosoma) from Guerrero, México, with an updated multilocus phylogeny.
Herpetologica, 70:241-257. PDF

Wagner, P., Leaché, A. D., and M. K. Fujita. 2014. Description of four new West African forest geckos of the Hemidactylus fasciatus Gray, 1842 complex, revealed by coalescent species delimitation.
Bonn zoological Bulletin, 63:1-14. PDF


Leaché, A. D., Harris, R. B., Maliska, M. E., and C. W. Linkem. 2013. Comparative species divergence across eight triplets of spiny lizards (Sceloporus) using genomic sequence data.
Genome Biology and Evolution, 5:2410-2419. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Palacios, J. A., Minin, V. N., and R. W. Bryson Jr. 2013. Phylogeography of the Trans-Volcanic bunchgrass lizard (Sceloporus bicanthalis) across the highlands of southeastern Mexico.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 110:852-865. PDF

Penner, J., Adum, G. B., McElroy, M. T., Doherty-Bone, T., Hirschfeld, M., Sandberger, L., Weldon, C., Cunningham, A. A., Ohst, T., Wombwell, E., Portik, D. M., Reid, D., Hillers, A., Ofori-Boateng, C., Oduro, W., Plötner, J., Ohler, A., Leaché, A. D., and M.-O. Rödel. 2013. West Africa – a safe haven for frogs? A sub-continental assessment of the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis).
PLoS ONE, 8(2):e56236. PDF

Sherman, E. M., and A. D. Leaché. 2013. Molecular identification of a hitchhiking frog.
Northwestern Naturalist, 94:81-84. PDF

Wagner, P., Leaché, A. D., Mazuch, T., and W. Böhme. 2013. Additions to the lizard diversity of the Horn of Africa: two new species in the Agama spinosa group.
Amphibia-Reptilia, 34:363-387. PDF


Fujita, M. K., Leaché, A. D., Burbrink, F. T., McGuire, J. A., and C. Mortiz. 2012. Coalescent-based species delimitation in an integrative taxonomy.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 27:480-488. PDF

Rödel, M-O., Barej, M. F., Hillers, A., Leaché, A. D., Kouamé, N. G., Ofori-Boateng, C., Assemian, N. E., Tohé, B., Penner, J., Hirschfeld, M., Doumbia, J., Gonwouo, L. N., Nopper, J., Brede, C., Diaz, R., Fujita, M. K., Gil, M., Segniagbeto, G. H., Ernst, R., and L. Sandberger. 2012. The genus Astylosternus in the Upper Guinea rainforests, West Africa, with the description of a new species (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae).
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Fujita, M. K., and A. D. Leaché. 2011. A coalescent perspective on delimiting and naming species: a reply to Bauer et al.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 278:493-495. PDF

Leaché, A. D. 2011. Multi-Locus estimates of population structure and migration in a fence lizard hybrid zone.
PLoS ONE, 6(9):e25827. PDF

Leaché, A. D., and B. Rannala. 2011. The accuracy of species tree estimation under simulation: a comparison of methods.
Systematic Biology, 60:126-137. PDF

Prasad, V., Strömberg, C. A. E., Leaché, A. D., Samant, B., Patnaik, R., Tang, L., Mohabey, D. M., Ge, S., and A. Sahni. 2011. Late Cretaceous origin of the rice tribe provides evidence for early diversification in Poaceae.
Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1482. PDF


Blackburn, D. C., Gvoždík, V., and A. D. Leaché. 2010. A new squeaker frog (Arthroleptidae: Arthroleptis) from the mountains of Cameroon and Nigeria.
Herpetologica, 66:335-348. PDF

Leaché, A. D. 2010. Species trees for spiny lizards (genus Sceloporus): identifying points of concordance and conflict between nuclear and mitochondrial data.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 54:162-171. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Helmer, D., and C. Moritz. 2010. Phenotypic evolution in high elevation populations of western fence lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis) in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 100:630-641. PDF

Leaché, A. D., and M. K. Fujita. 2010. Bayesian species delimitation in West African forest geckos (Hemidactylus fasciatus).
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 277:3071-3077. PDF


Brandley, M. C., Warren, D. L., Leaché, A. D., and J. A. McGuire. 2009. Homoplasy and clade support.
Systematic Biology, 58:184-198. PDF

Leaché, A. D., and J. W. Sites Jr. 2009. Chromosome evolution and diversification in North American spiny lizards (genus Sceloporus).
Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 127:166-181. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Chong, R. A., Papenfuss, T. J., Wagner, P., Böhme, W., Schmitz, A., Rödel, M. O., LeBreton, M., Ineich, I., Chirio, L., Bauer, A., Eniang, E. A., and S. Baha El Din. 2009. Phylogeny of the genus Agama based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data.
Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 56:273-278. PDF

Leaché, A. D. 2009. Species tree discordance traces to phylogeographic clade boundaries in North American fence lizards (Sceloporus).
Systematic Biology, 58:547-559. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Koo, M. S., Spencer, C. L., Papenfuss, T. J., Fisher, R. N., and J. A. McGuire. 2009. Quantifying ecological, morphological, and genetic variation to delimit species in the coast horned lizard species complex (Phrynosoma).
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106:12418-12423. PDF

Wagner, P., Ineich, I., Leaché, A. D., Wilms, T., Trape, S., Mane, Y., Böhme, W., and A. Schmitz. 2009. Studies on African Agama VI. Taxonomic status of the West African Agama (Sauria: Agamidae) with prominent tail crests: Agama boulengeri Lataste 1886, Agama insularis Chabanaud, 1918 and Agama cristata Mocquard, 1905.
Bonner zoologische Beiträge,
56:239-253. PDF


Leaché, A. D., and D. G. Mulcahy. 2007. Phylogeny, divergence times, and species limits of spiny lizards (Sceloporus magister species group) in western North American deserts and Baja California.
Molecular Ecology, 16:5216-5233. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Crews, S. C., and M. J. Hickerson. 2007. Two waves of diversification in mammals and reptiles of Baja California revealed by hierarchical Bayesian analysis.
Biology Letters, 3:646-650. PDF

Leaché, A. D., and C. J. Cole. 2007. Hybridization between multiple fence lizard lineages in an ecotone: Locally discordant variation in mitochondrial DNA, chromosomes, and morphology.
Molecular Ecology, 16:1035-1054. PDF


Angilletta, M. J., Oufiero, C. E., and A. D. Leaché. 2006. Direct and indirect effects of environmental temperature on the evolution of reproductive strategies: An information-theoretic approach.
American Naturalist, 168:E123-E135. PDF

Brandley, M. C., Leaché, A. D., Warren, D. L., and J. A. McGuire. 2006. Are unequal clade priors problematic for Bayesian phylogenetics?
Systematic Biology, 55:138-146. PDF

Leaché, A. D., Rödel, M-O, Linkem, C. W., Diaz, R. E., Hillers, A., and M. K. Fujita. 2006. Biodiversity in a forest island: Reptiles and amphibians of the West African Togo Hills.
Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, 4:22-45. PDF

Leaché, A. D., and J. A. McGuire. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships of horned lizards (Phrynosoma) based on nuclear and mitochondrial data: Evidence for a misleading mitochondrial gene tree.
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 39:628-644. PDF


Leaché, A. D. 2005. Results of a herpetological survey in Ghana and a new country record.
Herpetological Review, 36(1):16-19. PDF

Rödel, M-O, Gil, M., Agyei, A. C., Leaché, A. D., Diaz, R. E., Fujita, M. K., and R. Ernst. 2005. The amphibians of the forested parts of south-western Ghana.
Salamandra, 41:107-127. PDF


Angilletta, M. J., Niewiarowski, P. H., Dunham, A. E., Leaché, A. D., and W. Porter. 2004. Bergmann’s clines in ectotherms: Illustrating a life-history perspective with sceloporine lizards.
American Naturalist, 164:E168-E183. PDF

Niewiarowski, P. H., Angilletta, M. J., and A. D. Leaché. 2004. Phylogenetic comparative analysis of life history variation among populations of the lizard Sceloporus undulatus: An example and prognosis.
Evolution, 58:619-633. PDF


Leaché, A. D., and T. W. Reeder. 2002. Molecular systematics of the eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus): A comparison of parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian approaches.
Systematic Biology, 51:44-68. PDF

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