Publications

AdamRev2xsm2014

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

Wagner, P., A. D. Leaché, 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, In Press.

Leaché, A. D., M. K. Fujita, V. Minin, and R. Bouckaert. 2014. Species delimitation using genome-wide SNP data.
Systematic Biology, doi:10.1093/sysbio/syu018

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

2013

Leaché, A. D., R. B. Harris, M. E. Maliska, 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.

Leaché, A. D., J. A. Palacios, V. N. Minin, 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.

Wagner, P., A. D. Leaché, T. Mazuch, 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.

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

Penner, J., G. B. Adum, M. T. McElroy, T. Doherty-Bone, M. Hirschfeld, L. Sandberger, C. Weldon, A. A. Cunningham, T. Ohst, E. Wombwell, D. M. Portik, D. Reid, A. Hillers, C. Ofori-Boateng, W. Oduro, J. Plötner, A. Ohler, A. D. Leaché, 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

2012

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

Rödel, M-O., M. F. Barej, A. Hillers, A. D. Leaché, N. G. Kouamé, C. Ofori-Boateng, N. E. Assemian, B. Tohé, J. Penner, M. Hirschfeld, J. Doumbia, L. N. Gonwouo, J. Nopper, C. Brede, R. Diaz, M. K. Fujita, M. Gil, G. H. Segniagbeto, R. Ernst, and L. Sandberger. 2012. The genus Astylosternus in the Upper Guinea rainforests, West Africa, with the description of a new species (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae).
Zootaxa
, 3245:1-29.

2011

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

Prasad, V., C. A. E. Strömberg, A. D. Leaché, B. Samant, R. Patnaik, L. Tang, D. M. Mohabey, S. Ge, and A. Sahni. 2011. Late Cretaceous origin of the rice tribe provides evidence for early diversification in Poaceae.
Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1482PDF

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

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

2010

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., 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, 100:630-641PDF

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, 277:3071-3077PDF

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, 54:162-171PDF

Leaché, A. D. and J. W. Sites Jr. 2010. Chromosome evolution and diversification in North American spiny lizards (genus Sceloporus).
Cytogenetic and Genome Research, 127:166-181PDF

2009

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

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.
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

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

2007

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

2006

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

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

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

2005

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

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

2004

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

2002

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