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Publications in Evolutionary Genetics and Biodiversity

Bacon CD, Molnar P, Antonelli A, Crawford AJ, Montes C, and Vallejo-Pareja MC (2016). Quaternary glaciation and the Great American Biotic Interchange. Geology 44, 375-378. PDF. DOI:10.1130/G37624.1 Cited by?.

Dueñas LF, Tracey D, Crawford AJ , Wilke T, Alderslade P, Sánchez JA (2016) The Antarctic Circumpolar Current as a diversification trigger for deep-sea octocorals. BMC Evolutionary Biology 16, 1-17. PDF. DOI:10.1186/s12862-015-0574-z

Pinto-Sánchez NR, Calderón-Espinosa ML, Miralles A, Crawford AJ, Ramírez-Pinilla MP (2015) Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of the Neotropical skink genus Mabuya Fitzinger (Squamata: Scincidae) with emphasis on Colombian populations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 93, 188-211. PDF. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2015.07.016 Twitter stats. Cited by?.

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Paz A, Ibáñez R, Lips KR, Crawford AJ (2015) Testing the role of ecology and life history in structuring genetic variation across a landscape: A trait-based phylogeographic approach. Molecular Ecology 24, 3723-3737. PDF with SOM. DOI:10.1111/mec.13275. Data online via Dryad at DOI:10.5061/dryad.t430k Cited by?.

Guarnizo CE, Paz A, Muñoz-Ortiz A, Flechas SV, Méndez-Narváez J, Crawford AJ (2015) DNA barcoding survey of anurans across the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia and the impact of the Andes on cryptic diversity. PLoS ONE 10, e0127312. PDF with SOM. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0127312

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Koepfli K-P, Paten B, Antunes A, Belov K, Bustamante C, Castoe TA, Clawson H, Crawford AJ, Diekhans M, Distel D, Durbin R, Earl D, Fujita MK, Gamble T, Georges A, Gemmell N, Gilbert MTP, Graves JM, Green RE, Hickey G, Jarvis E, Johnson W, Komissarov A, Korf I, Kuhn R, Larkin DM, Lewin H, Lopez JV, Ma J, Marques-Bonet T, Miller W, Murphy RW, Pevzner P, Shapiro B, Steiner C, Tamazian G, Venkatesh B, Wang J, Wayne R, Wiley EO, Yang H, Zhang G, Haussler H, Ryder O, O'Brien SJ (2015) The Genome 10K Project - A Way Forward. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 3, 57-111. PDF. DOI:10.1146/annurev-animal-090414-014900

Muñoz-Ortiz A, Velásquez-Álvarez AA, Guarnizo CE, Crawford AJ (2015) Of peaks and valleys: testing the roles of orogeny and habitat heterogeneity in driving allopatry in mid-elevation frogs (Aromobatidae: Rheobates) of the northern Andes. Journal of Biogeography, PDF with SOM. DOI:10.1111/jbi.12409 Cited by?.

Gehara M, Crawford AJ, Orrico VGD, Rodríguez A, Lötters S, Fouquet A, Barrientos LS, Brusquetti L, De la Riva I, Ernst R, Urrutia GG, Glaw F, Guayasamin JM, Hölting M, Jansen M, Kok PJR, Kwet A, Lingnau R, Lyra M, Moravec J, Pombal Jr. J, Rojas-Runjaic FJM, Schulze A, Señaris JC, Solé M, Rodrigues MT, Twomey E, Haddad CFB, Vences M, Köhler J (2014) High levels of diversity uncovered in a widespread nominal taxon: continental phylogeography of the Neotropical tree frog Dendropsophus minutus. PLoS ONE 9, e103958. PDF. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0103958

Cover image for Ecology Letters featuring Pristimantis museosus.

Pinto-Sánchez NR, Crawford AJ, Wiens JJ (2014) Using historical biogeography to test for community saturation. Ecology Letters 17, 1077-1085. PDF. All supplementary tables and figures in one combined SOM PDF. DOI:10.1111/ele.12310 Cited by?.

Flechas SV, Medina E, Crawford AJ, Sarmiento C, Cárdenas M, Amézquita A, Restrepo S (2013) Characterization of the first Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis isolate from the Colombian Andes, an amphibian biodiversity hotspot. EcoHealth 10, 72-76. PDF. DOI:10.1007/s10393-013-0823-9

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Murphy RW, Crawford AJ, Bauer AM, Che J, Donnellan SC, Fritz U, Haddad CFB, Nagy ZT, Poyarkov NA, Vences M, Wang W-z, Zhang Y-p (2013) Cold Code: the global initiative to DNA barcode amphibians and nonavian reptiles. Molecular Ecology Resources 13, 161-167. PDF. DOI:10.1111/1755-0998.12050 Cited by?.

MER issue cover.

Crawford AJ, Cruz C, Griffith E, Ross H, Ibáñez R, Lips KR, Driskell AC, Bermingham E, Crump R (2013) DNA barcoding applied to ex situ tropical amphibian conservation program reveals cryptic diversity in captive populations. Molecular Ecology Resources 13, 1005-1018. PDF with SOM. DOI:10.1111/1755-0998.12054

García-R JC, Crawford AJ, Mendoza Á, Ospina O, Cardenas H, Castro F (2012) Comparative phylogeography of direct-developing frogs (Anura: Craugastoridae: Pristimantis) in the southern Andes of Colombia. PLoS ONE 7, e46077. PDF. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0046077 Cited by?.

Journal cover for this issue of Journal of Biosciences.

Paz A, Crawford AJ (2012) Molecular-based rapid inventories of sympatric diversity: A comparison of DNA barcode clustering methods applied to geography-based vs. clade-based sampling of amphibians. Invited submission to Journal of Biosciences 37, 887-896. PDF. Supplementary Tables S1-S4. DOI:10.1007/s12038-012-9255-x Cited by?.

Pinto-Sánchez NR, Ibáñez R, Madriñán S, Sanjur OI, Bermingham E, Crawford AJ (2012) The Great American Biotic Interchange in frogs: Multiple and early colonization of Central America by the South American genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62, 954-972. PDF. Supplementary Tables S1 & S2. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.022 Cited by?.

Alonso R, Crawford AJ, Bermingham E (2012) Molecular phylogeny of an endemic radiation of Cuban toads (Bufonidae: Peltophryne) based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Journal of Biogeography 39, 434-451. PDF. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02594.x Cited by?.

Milián-García Y, Venegas-Anaya M, Frias-Soler R, Crawford AJ, Ramos-Targarona R, Rodríguez-Soberón R, Alonso-Tabet M, Thorbjarnarson J, Sanjur O, Espinosa-López G, Bermingham E (2011) Evolutionary history of Cuban crocodiles Crocodylus rhombifer and C. acutus inferred from multilocus markers. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology 315, 358-375. PDF. DOI:10.1002/jez.683 Cited by?.

Crawford AJ, Lips KR, Bermingham E (2010) Epidemic disease decimates amphibian abundance, species diversity, and evolutionary history in the highlands of central Panama. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 107, 13777-13782. PDF. I added the 3 supplementary tables into this new single Supplementary info PDF. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0914115107 Cited by?.

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Haussler D, O'Brien SJ, Ryder OA, Barker FK, Clamp M, Crawford AJ, Hanner R, Hanotte OH, Johnson W, McGuire J, Miller W, Murphy RW, Murphy WJ, Sheldon FH, Sinervo B, Venkatesh B, Wiley EO, Allendorf FW, Baker S, Bernardi G, Brenner S, Cracraft J, Diekhans M, Edwards S, Estes J, Gaubert P, Graphodatsky A, Marshall Graves JA, Green ED, Hebert P, Helgen KM, Kessing B, Kingsley DM, Lewin HA, Luikart G, Martelli P, Nguyen N, Orti G, Pike BL, Rawson DM, Schuster SC, Seuánez HN, Shaffer HB, Springer MS, Stuart JM, Teeling E, Vrijenhoek RC, Ward RD, Wayne R, Williams TM, Wolfe ND, Zhang Y-P (2009) A proposal to obtain whole-genome sequence for 10 000 vertebrate species. Journal of Heredity 100, 659-674. PDF. DOI:10.1093/jhered/esp086 Featured in Nature, Science, among others. Cited by?.

Streicher JW, Crawford AJ, Edwards CW (2009) Multilocus molecular phylogenetic analysis of the montane Craugastor podiciferus species complex (Anura: Craugastoridae) in Isthmian Central America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53, 620-630. PDF. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.07.011 Cited by?.

Amézquita A, Lima AP, Jehle R, Castellanos L, Ramos Ó, Crawford AJ, Gasser H, Hödl W (2009) Calls, colours, shapes, and genes: A multi-trait approach to the study of geographic variation in the Amazonian frog, Allobates femoralis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 98, 826-838. PDF. DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2009.01324.x Cited by?.

Venegas-Anaya M, Crawford AJ, Escobedo A, Bermingham E, Densmore L (2008) Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of Caiman crocodilus in Central and South America. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, (special volume for the 3rd International Workshop on Crocodylian Genetics and Genomics) 309A, 614-627. PDF. DOI:10.1002/jez.502 Cited by?.

Wang IJ, Crawford AJ, Bermingham E (2008) Phylogeography of the Pygmy Rain Frog (Pristimantis ridens) across the lowland tropical forests of Isthmian Central America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47, 992-1004. PDF. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2008.02.021 Cited by?.

Crawford AJ, Bermingham E, and Polanía C (2007) The role of tropical dry forest as a long-term barrier to dispersal: A comparative phylogeographic analysis of dry forest tolerant and intolerant frogs. Molecular Ecology 16, 4789-4807. PDF. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03524.x Cited by?.

Weigt LA, Crawford AJ, Rand AS, Ryan MJ (2005) Biogeography of the túngara frog, Physalaemus pustulosus: a molecular perspective. Molecular Ecology 14, 3857-3875. PDF. The mitochondrial DNA sequence data set for the COI gene is available for download here. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02707.x Cited by?.

Crawford AJ, Smith EN (2005) Cenozoic biogeography and evolution in direct-developing frogs of Central America (Leptodactylidae: Eleutherodactylus) as inferred from a phylogenetic analysis of nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35, 536-555. PDF. The complete and annotated data set is available from TreeBASE. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2005.03.006 Cited by?.

Crawford AJ (2003b) Relative rates of nucleotide substitution in frogs. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57, 636-641. PDF. DOI:10.1007/s00239-003-2513-7 Cited by?.

Crawford AJ (2003a) Huge populations and old species of Costa Rican and Panamanian dirt frogs inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Molecular Ecology 12, 2525-2540. PDF. DOI:10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01910.x Cited by?.

Book Chapters

Book cover of Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution.

Antonelli A, Quijada-Mascareñas A, Crawford AJ, Bates JM, Velazco PM, Wüster W (2010). Molecular studies and phylogeography of Amazonian tetrapods and their relation to geological and climatic models. Pp. 386-404 in Hoorn C, Vonhof H, Wesselingh F (eds.) Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution: a Look into the Past. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. ISBN: 978-1-4051-8113-6. PDF of chapter 24. Cited by?.

Book cover of Amphibian Ecology and Conservation.

Vonesh JR, Mitchell JC, Howell K, Crawford AJ (2009) Rapid assessments of amphibian diversity. Pp. 263-280 in Dodd CK (ed.) Amphibian Ecology and Conservation, A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. PDF of chapter 15.

PDFs in Herpetology: Systematics, Conservation, and Notes

Flechas SV, Paz A, Crawford AJ, Sarmiento C, Acevedo AA, Arboleda A, Bolívar-G. W, Echeverry-Sandoval CL, Franco R, Mojica C, Muñoz A, Palacios-Rodríguez P, Posso-Terranova AM, Paulina Quintero-Marín P, Rueda-Solano LA, Castro-H F, Amézquita A (2017) Current and predicted distribution of the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Colombia, a hotspot of amphibian biodiversity. Biotropica online early. DOI:10.1111/btp.12457

Ibáñez R, Griffith EJ, Lips KR, Crawford AJ (2017) Altitudinal distribution and advertisement call of Colostethus latinasus (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae), endemic species from eastern Panama and type species of Colostethus, with a molecular assessment of similar sympatric species. Zootaxa 4254, 91-101. PDF. Open access here. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4254.1.5

Arias E, Chaves G, Crawford AJ, Parra-Olea G (2016) A new species of the Craugastor podiciferus Species Group (Anura: Craugastoridae) from premontane habitats near the Costa Rica-Panama border. Zootaxa 4132, 347-363. PDF. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4132.3.3

Cover image for Amphibia-Reptilia featuring Pristimantis dorado.

Rivera-Correa M, Lamadrid-Feris F, Crawford AJ (2016) A new small golden frog of the genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae) from Andean cloud forest of Colombia. Amphibia-Reptilia 37, 153-166. online early PDF plus SOM. DOI:10.1163/15685381-00003037

Gratwicke B, Ross H, Batista A, Chaves G, Crawford AJ, Elizondo L, Estrada A, Evans M, Garelle D, Guerrel J, Hertz A, Hughey MC, Jaramillo C, Klocke B, Mandica M, Medina D, Richards-Zawacki C, Ryan MJ, Sosa-Bartuano A, Voyles J, Walker B, Woodhams D, Ibáñez R (2016) Evaluating the probability of avoiding disease-related extinctions of Panamanian amphibians through captive-breeding programs. Biological Conservation online early. online early PDF. DOI:10.1111/acv.12249

Batista A, Jaramillo C, Ponce M, Crawford AJ (2014) A new species of Andinobates (Amphibia: Anura: Dendrobatidae) from west central Panama. Zootaxa 3866, 333-352. PDF. DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.3866.3.2

Crawford AJ, Alonso R, Jaramillo C, Sucre S, Ibáñez R (2011) DNA barcoding identifies a third invasive species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) in Panama City, Panama. Zootaxa 2890, 65-67. PDF. Cited by?.

Crawford AJ, Ryan M, Jaramillo C (2010) A new species of Pristimantis (Anura: Strabomantidae) from the Pacific coast of the Darien Province, Panama, with a molecular analysis of its phylogenetic position. Herpetologica 66, 192-206. PDF. Cited by?.

Jaramillo C, Crawford AJ, Ibáñez R (2009) Geographic Distribution. Incilius melanochlorus (Wet Forest Toad): First record for Panama. Herpetological Review 40, 108. PDF

Puschendorf R, Chaves G, Crawford AJ, Brooks DR (2005) Eleutherodactylus ranoides (NCN): dry forest population, refuge from decline? Herpetological Review 36, 53. PDF. Cited by?.

Ibáñez R, Crawford AJ (2004) A new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Leptodactylidae) from the Darien province of Panama. Journal of Herpetology, 38, 240-244. PDF. Cited by?.


Paz A, Gonzalez M, Crawford AJ (2011) Códigos de Barras de la Vida: Introducción y perspectiva DNA Barcode of Life: An introduction and perspective (Invited review). Acta Biológica Colombiana 16, 161-176. PDF.

Urbina-Cardona JN, Burrowes PA, Osorno M, Crawford AJ, Velasco JA, Flechas SV, Vargas-Salinas F, Luna-Mora VF, Navas CA, Guayara-Barragán M, Castro-Herrera F, Bolivar-G W, Gutiérrez-Cárdenas PDA (2011) Prioridades en la conservación de anfibios ante su crisis global: Hacia la construcción del Plan de Acción para la Conservación de los anfibios de Colombia. Pp. 10-19 in Asociación Colombiana de Zoología (ed.) Creando un Clima para el Cambio: La Biodiversidad, Servicios para la Humanidad. III Congreso Colombiano de Zoología, Libro de memorias. Asociación Colombiana de Zoología, Medellín, Antioquia. PDF.

PDFs in Evolutionary Morphology

Crawford AJ, Wake DB (1998) Phylogenetic and evolutionary perspectives on an enigmatic organ: the balancer of larval caudate amphibians. Zoology 101, 107-123. PDF. Cited by?.

Shubin N, Wake DB, Crawford AJ (1995) Morphological variation in the limbs of Taricha granulosa (Caudata: Salamandridae): evolutionary and phylogenetic implications. Evolution 49, 874-884. PDF. Cited by?.