Publications

Freitas ES, Miller AH, Reynolds RG, Siler CD. 2020. A taxonomic conundrum: characterizing a cryptic radiation of Myanmar Asian gracile skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Riopa). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 146: 106754. pdf 

Freitas ES, Rujirawan A, Ampai N, Puanprapai P, Yodthing S, Termprayoon K, Siler CD, Aowphol A. 2019. Amphibian surveys reveal no instances of Batrochochytrium dendrobatidis and suggest low prevalence of chytrid fungus in Thailand. Herpetological Review. 50: 290–298. pdf

Freitas ES, Datta-Roy A, Karanth P, Grismer LL, Siler CD. 2019. Multilocus phylogeny and a new classification for African, Asian, and Indian supple and writhing skinks (Scincidae: Lygosominae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 186: 1067–1096. pdf

Freitas ES, Bauer AM, Siler CD, Broadley DG, Jackman TR. 2018. Phylogenetic and morphological investigation of the Mochlus afer-sundevalli Species Complex (Squamata: Scincidae) across the arid corridor of sub-Saharan Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.127: 280–287. pdf

Siler CD, Heitz BB, Freitas ES, Aowphol A, Termprayoon K, Grismer LL. 2018. New supple skink, genus Lygosoma (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), from Indochina and redescription of Lygosoma quadrupes (Linnaeus, 1766). Journal of Herpetology. 52: 332–347.

Karin BR, Freitas ES, Shonlebin S, Grismer LL, Bauer AM, Das I. 2018. Unrealized diversity in an urban rainforest: a new species of Lygosoma (Squamata: Scincidae) from western Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo). Zootaxa. 4370: 345–362.

Siler CD, Davis DR, Watters JL, Freitas ES, Griffith OW, Binaday JW, Lobos AHT, Amara AK, Brown RM. 2017. The first record of the Pseudogekko brevipes Complex from the northern Philippines, with description of a new species from Luzon Island. Herpetologica. 73: 162–175.

Heitz BB, Diesmos AC, Freitas ES, Ellsworth ED, Grismer LL, Aowphol A, Brown RM, Siler CD. 2016. New supple skink, genus Lygosoma (Reptilia: Squamata:Scincidae) from the western Philippines. Herpetologica. 72: 352–361.

Siler CD, Davis DR, Freitas ES, Huron NA, Geheber AD, Watters JL, Penrod ML, Papes M, Amrein A, Anwar A, Cooper D, Hein T, Manning A, Patel N, Pinaroc L, Diesmos AC, Diesmos ML, Oliveros CH, Brown RM. 2015. Additions to Philippine Slender Skinks of the Brachymeles bonitae Complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) II: a new species from the northern Philippines. Zootaxa. 4132: 15–29.