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Selected Publications

Publications: Experience

RELEC Phylogenomics

Karin B.R., Gamble T., Jackman T. (2020) Rapidly Evolving Long Exon Capture: A new sequence capture dataset for phylogenomics in amniotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 37(3):904–922. Request PDF.

Phylogenetic Relationships of Mabuya Skinks

Karin B.R., Metallinou M., Weinell J.L., Jackman T.R., Bauer A.M. (2016) Resolving the higher-order phylogenetic relationships of the circumtropical Mabuya group (Squamata: Scincidae): An out-of-Asia diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102:220–232. Request PDF.

The Evolution of Lizard Pregnancy

Metallinou M., Weinell J.L., Karin B.R., Conradie W., Wagner P., Schmitz A., Jackman T.R., Bauer A.M. (2016) A single origin of extreme matrotrophy in African mabuyine skinks. Biology Letters 12:20160430. Request PDF.

Deciphering Gecko Hybridization and the Evolution of Asexuality

Karin B.R., Oliver P.M., Stubbs A.L., Arifin U., Iskandar D.T., Arida E., Oong Z., McGuire J., Kraus F., Fujita M., Ineich I., Ota H., Hathaway S. A., Fisher R.N. 2021. Who’s your daddy? On the identity and distribution of the paternal hybrid ancestor of the parthenogenetic gecko Lepidodactylus lugubris (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae). Zootaxa 4999(1):87–100. Request PDF.

Phylogeography of Eutropis rugifera

Karin B.R., Das I., Jackman T., Bauer A.M. (2017) Ancient divergence time estimates in Eutropis rugifera support the existence of Pleistocene barriers on the exposed Sunda Shelf. PeerJ 5:e3762. Request PDF.

Kei Islands Reptiles and Amphibians

Karin B.R.*, Stubbs A.L.*, Arifin U., Bloch M., Ramadhan G., Iskandar D.T., Arida E., Reilly S.B., Kusnadi A., McGuire J.A. (2018) The herpetofauna of the Kei Islands (Maluku, Indonesia): Comprehensive report on new and historical collections, biogeographic patterns, conservation concerns, and an annotated checklist of species from Kei Kecil, Kei Besar, Tam, and Kur. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66:704–738. Request PDF.

A New Skink Species from an Urban Rainforest

Karin B.R., Freitas E.S., Shonleben S., Grismer L.L., Bauer A.M., Das I. (2018) Undescribed diversity in an urban rainforest: A new species of Lygosoma (Squamata: Scincidae) from western Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo). Zootaxa 4370(4):345-362. Request PDF.

Sparrow Songs, Ecology, and Genetics

Karin B.R., Cicero C.C., Koo M.S., Bowie R.C.K. (2018) The role of history and ecology as drivers of song divergence in Bell’s and Sagebrush sparrows (Artemisiospiza, Aves: Passerellidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125(2):421–440. Request PDF.

*authors contributed equally

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