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New Species

Species are currency in biodiversity because areas with more species are afforded the highest level of protection. Thus, naming new species is essential for conservation. Below are new species that I have described:

lacustris sp. nov.

Systematics of the Central African Spiny Reed Frog Afrixalus laevis (Anura: Hyperoliidae), with the description of two new species from the Albertine Rift

  • 2 new frog species published in Zootaxa


Integrative taxonomy of the Central African forest chameleon, Kinyongia adolfifriderici (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), reveals underestimated species diversity in the Albertine Rift

  • 3 new chameleon species published in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society


A cryptic new species of Polemon (Squamata: Lamprophiidae, Aparallactinae) from the Miombo Woodlands of Central and East Africa

  • 1 new snake species published in Copeia


Phylogeography of Jackson's Forest Lizard Adolfus jacksoni (Sauria: Lacertidae) reveals cryptic diversity in the highlands of East Africa

  • 1 new lizard species published in Herpetological Monographs

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