New Species

Species are like currency because areas with greater species richness and more endemic species are typically afforded greater levels of protection. Consequently, naming new species is very important for biodiversity conservation. Below are the species I have helped describe as new to science:
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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

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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

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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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