Scientific papers

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Arteaga A, Salazar-Valenzuela D, Mebert K, Peñafiel N, Aguiar G, Sánchez-Nivicela JC, Pyron RA, Colston TJ, Cisneros-Heredia DF, Yánez-Muñoz MH, Venegas PJ, Guayasamin JM, Torres-Carvajal O (2018) Systematics of South American snail-eating snakes (Serpentes, Dipsadini), with the description of five new species from Ecuador and Peru. Zookeys 766: 79–147. PDF

Pomerantz A, Peñafiel N, Arteaga A, Bustamante L, Pichardo F, Coloma LA, Barrio-Amorós CL, Salazar-Valenzuela D, Prost S. Real-time DNA barcoding in a rainforest using nanopore sequencing: opportunities for rapid biodiversity assessments and local capacity building. Gigascience. PDF

Guayasamin JM, Hutter CR, Tapia EE, Culebras J, Peñafiel J, Pyron RA, Morochz C, Funk WC, Arteaga A (2017) Diversification of the rainfrog Pristimantis ornatissimus in the lowlands and Andean foothills of Ecuador. PLoS ONE. PDF

Arteaga A, Mebert K, Valencia JH, Cisneros-Heredia DF, Peñafiel N, Reyes-Puig C, Vieira-Fernandes JL, Guayasamin JM (2017) Molecular phylogeny of Atractus (Serpentes, Dipsadidae), with emphasis on Ecuadorian species and the description of three new taxa. ZooKeys 661: 91–123. PDF

Amador L, Gómez C, Londoño-Guarnizo CA, López-Caro J, Arteaga A (2017) Northernmost new records of Enyalioides touzeti Torres-Carvajal, Almendáriz, Valencia, Yánez-Muñoz & Reyes, 2008 (Sauria: Hoplocercidae) from Ecuador: altitudinal and latitudinal distribution extension, new provincial and biogeographical record. Check List 13: 1–4. PDF

Pyron RA, Arteaga A, Echevarría LY, Torres-Carvajal O (2016) A revision and key for the tribe Diaphorolepidini (Serpentes: Dipsadidae) and checklist for the genus Synophis. Zootaxa 4171: 293–320. PDF

Arteaga A, Pyron RA, Peñafiel N, Romero-Barreto P, Culebras J, Bustamante L, Yánez-Muñoz MH, Guayasamin JM (2016) Comparative phylogeography reveals cryptic diversity and repeated patterns of cladogenesis for amphibians and reptiles in northwestern Ecuador. PLoS ONE. PDF

Pyron RA, Guayasamin JM, Peñafiel N, Bustamante L, Arteaga A (2015) Systematics of Nothopsini (Serpentes, Dipsadidae), with a new species of Synophis from the Pacific Andean slopes of southwestern Ecuador. ZooKeys 541: 109–147. PDF

Guayasamin JM, Rivera-Correa M, Arteaga A, Culebras J, Bustamante L, Pyron RA, et al. (2015) Molecular phylogeny of stream treefrogs (Hylidae: Hyloscirtus bogotensis Group), with a new species from the Andes of Ecuador. Neotropical Biodiversity 1: 2–21. PDF

Ayala-Varela F, Velasco JA, Calderón-Espinosa M, Arteaga A, Sagredo Y, Valverde S (2105) First records of Anolis ventrimaculatus Boulenger, 1911 (Squamata: Iguanidae) in Ecuador. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 8: 136-140. PDF

Arteaga A, Yánez-Muñoz MH, Guayasamin JM (2013) A new frog of the Pristimantis lacrimosus group (Anura: Craugastoridae) from the montane forests of northwestern Ecuador. In: Arteaga A, Bustamante L, Guayasamin JM (Eds) The amphibians and reptiles of Mindo. Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, Quito, 198–210. PDF

Guayasamin JM, Arteaga A (2013) A new species of the Pristimantis orestes group (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the high Andes of Ecuador, Reserva Mazar. Zootaxa 3616: 345–356. PDF

Arteaga A, Guayasamin JM (2011) A new frog of the genus Pristimantis (Amphibia: Strabomantidae) from the high Andes of southeastern Ecuador, discovered using morphological and molecular data. Zootaxa 2876: 17–29. PDF