Anolis genomics, adaptive divergence and speciation

§Muñoz MM, Crawford NG, McGreevy TJ Jr., §Messana NJ, §Tarvin RD, §Revell LJ, §Zandvliet RM, §Hopwood JM, §Mock E, Schneider AL, Schneider CJ (2013) Divergence in coloration and ecological speciation in the Anolis marmoratus species complex. Molecular Ecology 22:2668-2682. doi: 10.1111/mec.12295

Kronforst MR, Barsh GS, Kopp A, Mallet J, Monteiro A, Mullen SP, Protas M, Rosenblum EB, Schneider CJ, Hoekstra HE (2012) Unraveling the thread of nature’s tapestry: the genetics of diversity and convergence in animal pigmentation. Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research 25:411-433.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-148X.2012.01014.x

Alfoldi J, Di Palma F, Grabherr M, Williams C, Kong L, Mauceli E, Russel P, Lowe CB Glor R, Jaffe JD, Ray DA, Boissinot S, Botka C, Colbourne JK, Fujita MK, Moreno RG, ten Hallers BF, Haussler D, Heger A, Heiman D, Janes DE, Johnson J, de Jong PJ, Koriabine MY, Lara MC, Novick P, Organ CL, Peach SE, Poe S, de Queiroz K, Sanger T, Searle S, Shedlock AM, Smith JD, Smith Z, Swofford R, Turner-Maier J, Wade J, Young S, Zadissa A, Genome Sequencing Platform and Whole Genome Assembly Team, Edwards SV, Glenn T, Schneider CJ, Losos JB, Lander ES, Breen M, Ponting CP, Lindblad-Toh K. (2011) The genome of Anolis carolinensis, the green anole lizard, and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. Nature 477:587-591.

Kusumi K, Kulathinal RJ, Abzhanov A, Boissinot S, Crawford NG, Faircloth BC, Glenn TC, Janes DE, Losos JB, Menke DB, Poe S, Sanger TJ, Schneider CJ, Stapley J, Wade J, and Wilson-Rawls J (2011) Developing a Community-Based Genetic Nomenclature for Anole Lizards. BMC Genomics 12:554-566.

Schneider CJ (2008) Exploiting genomic resources in studies of speciation and adaptive radiation of lizards in the genus Anolis. Integrative and Comparative Biology 48:520-526.


Tropical montane biodiversity and speciation

Fuller TL, Thomassen HA, Peralvo M, Buermann W, Mila B, Kieswetter CM, Jarrin-V P, Cameron Devitt SE, Mason E, Schweizer RM, Schlunegger J, Chan J, Wang O, Schneider CJ, Pollinger JP, Saatchi S, Graham CH, Wayne RK, Smith TB (2013) Inraspecific morphological and genetic variation of common species predicts ranges of threatened ones. Proceedings Royal Society London.  In press.

Meegaskumbura S, Meegaskumbura M, Schneider CJ (2012) Re-evaluation of the taxonomy of the Sri Lankan pigmy shrew Suncus fellowesgordoni (Soricidae: Crocidurinae) and its phylogenetic relationship with S. etruscus. Zootaxa 3187:57-68.

Cadena CD, Kozak KH, Gómez JP, Parra JL, McCain CM, Bowie RCK, Carnaval AC, Moritz C, Rahbek C, Roberts TE, Sanders NJ, Schneider CJ, VanDerWal J, Zamudio KR, Graham CH (2011) Latitude, elevational climatic zonation, and speciation in New World vertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (Series B) 279:194-201.

Thomassen HA, Fuller T, Buermann W, Mila B, Kieswetter CM, Jarrin P, Cameron SE, Mason E, Schweizer R, Schlunegger J, Chan J, Wang O, Peralvo M, Schneider CJ, Graham CH, Pollinger JP, Saatchi S, Wayne RK, Smith TB (2011) Mapping evolutionary process: a multi-taxa approach to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 4:397-413.

Meegaskumbura S, Meegaskumbura M, Schneider CJ (2010) Systematic relationships and taxonomy of Suncus montanus and S. murinus from Sri Lanka. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55:473-487.

Thomassen HA, Buermann W, Mila B, Graham CH, Cameron SE, Schneider CJ, Pollinger JP, Saatchi S, Wayne RK and Smith TB (2010) Modeling environmentally associated morphological and genetic variation in a rainforest bird, and its application for conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 3:1-16.

Meegaskumbura S, Schneider CJ (2008) A taxonomic evaluation of the shrew Suncus montanus (Soricidae: Crocidurinae) of Sri Lanka and India. Ceylon J. Sci. (Bio. Sci.) 37:129-136

Chaverri G, Schneider CJ, Kunz TH (2008) Mating system of the tent-making bat Artibeus watsoni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae). Journal of Mammalogy 89:1361-1371.

Meegaskumbura S, Meegaskumbura M, Pethiyagoda R, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Schneider CJ (2007) Crocidura hikmiya, a new shrew (Mammalia: Soricomorpha: Soricidae) from Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 1665:19-30.

Campbell P, Schneider CJ, Zubaid A, Adnan AM, Kunz TH (2007) Morphological and ecological correlates of coexistence in Malaysian fruit bats (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae). Journal of Mammalogy 88:105–118.

Meegaskumbura M, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Schneider CJ, Pethiyagoda R (2007) New species amongst Sri Lanka’s extinct shrub frogs (Amphibia: Rhacophoridae: Philautus).  Zootaxa 1397:1-15.

Campbell P, Schneider CJ, Adnan AM, Zubaid A, Kunz TH (2006) Comparative population structure of Cynopterus fruit bats in peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand.  Molecular Ecology 15:29-47.

Bahir MM, Meegaskumbura M, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Schneider CJ, Pethiyagoda R (2005) Reproduction and terrestrial direct development in Sri Lankan shrub frogs (Ranidae: Rhacophorinae: Philautus).  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 13:339-350.

Campbell P, Schneider CJ, Adnan AM, Zubaid A, Kunz TH (2004) Phylogeny and phylogeography of Old World fruit bats in the Cynopterus brachyotis complex.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33:764-781.

Bossuyt F, Meegaskumbura M, Beenaerts N, Gower DJ, Pethiyagoda R, Roelants K, Mannaert A, Wilkinson M, Bahir MM, Manamendra-Arachchi K, Ng PKL, Schneider CJ, Oomen OV, Milinkovitch MC (2004) Local endemism within the Western Ghats – Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot.  Science 306:479-481.

Graham CJ, Ron SR, Santos JC, Schneider CJ, Moritz C. (2004) Integrating  phylogenetics and environmental niche models to explore speciation mechanisms in dendrobatid frogs. Evolution 58: 1781-1793.

Hoskin CJ, Couper PJ, Schneider CJ (2003) A new species of Phyllurus (Lacertilia : Gekkonidae) and a revised phylogeny and key for the Australian leaf-tailed geckos. Australian J. Zool. 51:153-164.

*M Meegaskumbura, F Bossuyt, R Pethiyagoda, K Manamendra-Arachchi, M. Bahir, MC Milinkovitch, CJ Schneider (2002) Sri Lanka: An amphibian hotspot.  Science 298:379

Smith TB, CJ Schneider, K Holder (2001)  Refugial isolation versus ecological gradients: Testing alternative mechanisms of evolutionary divergence in four rainforest vertebrates.  Genetica 112:383-398.

Knox AK, JB Losos, CJ Schneider (2001) Adaptive radiation versus intraspecific differentiation: Morphological variation in Caribbean Anolis lizards. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14:904-909

Stuart-Fox DM, CJ Schneider, C Moritz, PJ Couper (2001) Comparative phylogeography of three rainforest restricted lizards from mideast Queensland.  Australian Journal of Zoology 49:119-127.

†‡Kingston T, MC Lara, G Jones, Z Akbar, TH Kunz, CJ Schneider (2001).  Acoustic divergence in two cryptic Hipposideros species: a role for social selection?  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 268:1381-1386.

Schneider CJ, JB Losos, K deQueiroz (2001).  Evolutionary relationships of the Anolis bimaculatus group from the Northern Lesser Antilles.  Journal of Herpetology 35:1-12.

Moritz C, JL Patton, CJ Schneider, TB Smith (2000) Diversification of rainforest faunas: An integrated molecular approach.  Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 31: 533-563.

Couper PJ, CJ Schneider, C. Hoskin, JA Covacevich (2000).  Australian leaf-tailed geckos:  Phylogeny, a new genus, two new species and other new data.  Memoirs of the Queensland Museum  45:253-265.

Schneider CJ, TB Smith, B Larison, C Moritz (1999).  A test of alternative models of diversification in tropical rainforests: Ecological gradients versus rainforest refugia.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 96:13869-13873

Schneider CJ and C Moritz (1999). Rainforest refugia and evolution in Australia's Wet Tropics. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 266:191-196.

Schneider CJ, M Cunningham, C Moritz (1998)  Comparative phylogeography and the evolution of reptiles and amphibians endemic to the Wet Tropics rainforests of Australia.  Molecular Ecology 7: 487-498.

Couper PJ, CJ Schneider, JA Covacevich (1997)  A new species of Saltuarius (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from granite-based, open forests of eastern Australia.  Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 42: 91-96.

Schneider CJ (1996)  Distinguishing between primary and secondary intergradation among morphologically differentiated populations of Anolis marmoratus.  Molecular Ecology 5: 239-249.

Book Chapters

Lara MC, L Geise, and CJ Schneider (2005).  Patterns of small mammal diversification in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil.  Pages 311-333 in: E. Lacey and P. Myers (eds.) Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography.  University of California Publications in Zoology.

Schneider CJ and SE Williams (2005).  Effects of Quaternary Climate Change on Rainforest Diversity: Insights from Spatial Analyses of Species and Genes in Australia's Wet Tropics.  Pages 401-424 in: E. Bermingham, C.W. Dick, and C. Moritz (eds.) Tropical Rainforests: Past, Present, and Future.  University of Chicago Press.

Moritz C, L Joseph, M Cunningham, and CJ Schneider (1997)  Molecular perspectives on historical fragmentation of Australian tropical and subtropical rainforest: Implications for conservation.  In WF Laurance and RO Bierregaard (eds.) Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management and Conservation of Fragmented Communities.  University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Reviews and Commentaries

Losos JB, Schneider CJ (2009) Anolis lizards. Current Biology 19:R316-318.

Smith TB, S Kark, CJ Schneider, RK Wayne, C Moritz (2001) Biodiversity hotspots and beyond: the need for preserving environmental transitions.  TREE 16:431.

Schneider CJ (2000).  Natural selection and speciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97: 12398-12399.

*Denotes papers on which I am corresponding author but for which I am not first author.  Post-doc,  Graduate student and §Undergraduate student authors.