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Alvarez-Blanco P, Cerdá X, Hefetz A, Boulay R, Bertó-Moran A, Díaz-Paniagua C, Lenoir A, Billen F, Liedtke HC, Chauhan KR, Bhagavathy G, Angulo E (2018). Are amphibians threatened by a global invasive ant? Under Review


Rossetto F, Iglesias-Caballero M, Liedtke HC, Gomez-Mestre I, Casas I, Pérez-Suárez G, de Paz O, Echevarría JE, Juste J. Mating strategy is determinant of Adenovirus prevalence in European bats. Under Review





Liedtke HC, Gomez Garrido J, Esteve-Codina A, Gut M, Alioto T, Gomez-Mestre I (2018). De novo assembly and annotation of the larval transcriptome of two spadefoot toads widely divergent in developmental rate. G3: Genes , Genomes, Genetics [Link]


Griesbaum F, Hirschfeld M, Barej MF, Schmitz A, Rohrmoser M, Dahmen M, Mühlberger F, Liedtke HC, Gonwouo NL,Doumbia J,Rödel MO (2019). Tadpoles of three western African frog genera: Astylosternus Werner,1898, Nyctibates Boulenger, 1904 and Scotobleps Boulenger, 1900 (Amphibia, Anura, Arthroleptidae) Zoosystematics and Evolution 95(1):133-160 [PDF]


Liedtke HC (2019). AmphiNom: an amphibian systematics tool. Systematics and Biodiversity. 17:1-6 [PDF]




Liedtke HC, Gower D, Wilkinson M, Gomez-Mestre I (2108). Macroevolutionary shift in the size of amphibian genomes and the role of life history and climate. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2(11):1792-1799 [PDF]


Barratt CD, Bwong BA, Jehle R, Liedtke HC, Nagel P, Onstein RE, Portik DM, Streicher JW, Loader SP (2018). Vanishing refuge: testing the forest refuge hypothesis in coastal East Africa using genome-wide sequence data for seven amphibians. [Link]


Lawson LP, Liedtke HC, Menegon M, Loader SP (2018). Reproductive characteristics of two Hyperoliidae species (Afrixalus septentrionalis -Schiøtz 1974, and Hyperolius glandicolor – Schiøtz 1975) from a miombo seasonal wetland in Northern Tanzania. Herpetology Notes (11): 873-879 [PDF]




Liedtke HC (2017). Digest: room for geckos of all shapes and sizes. Evolution. DOI: 10.1111/evo.13401 [link]


Liedtke HC, Müller H, Hafner J, Penner P, Gower DJ, Mazuch T, Rödel M-O, Loader SP (2017). Terrestrial reproduction as an adaptation to steep terrain in African toads. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284(1851): 20162598 [PDF]





Beck J, Liedtke HC , Widler S, Altermatt  F, Loader SP, Hagmann R, Lang S, Fiedler K (2016). Patterns or mechanisms? Bergmann's and Rapoport's rule in moths along an elevational gradient. Community Ecology 17(2): 137-148 [PDF]



Liedtke HC, Müller H,  Rödel M-O, Menegon M, Gonwouo NL, Barej MF, Gvoždík V, Schmitz A, Channing A, Nagel P, Loader SP (2016). No Ecological Opportunity Signal on a Continental Scale? Diversification and Life-History Evolution of African True Toads (Anura: Bufonidae). Evolution 70(8): 1717-1733 [PDF]



Poynton JC, Loader SP, Conradi W, Rödel M-O, Liedtke HC (2016). Designation and description of a neotype of Sclerophrys maculata (Hallowell, 1854), and reinstatement of S. pusilla (Mertens, 1937)(Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). Zootaxa 4098: 73-94 [PDF]





Barej MF, Pfalzgraff T, Hirschfeld M, Liedtke HC, Gonwouo NL, Penner J, Dahmen M, Doherty-Bone T, Schmitz A, Rödel M-O (2015). The tadpoles of eight West and Central African Leptopelis species (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae). Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 9(2): 56-84 [PDF]


Farooq H, Liedtke HC, Bittencourt-Silva G, Conradie W, Loader SP (2015). The distribution of Mertensophryne cf. anotis with a new record in Northern Mozambique. Herpetology Notes 8:305-307  [PDF]






Onadeko AB, Rödel M-O, Liedtke HC, Barej M (2014). The rediscovery of Perret’s toad, Amietophrynus perreti (Schiøtz, 1963) after more than 40 years, with comments on the species’ phylogenetic placement and conservation status. Zoosystematics and Evolution 90(2): 113-119 [PDF]


Liedtke HC, Müller H, Hafner J, Nagel P, Loader SP (2014). Interspecific patterns for egg and clutch sizes of African Bufonidae (Amphibia: Anura). Zoologischer Anzeiger 253(4):309-315 [PDF]


Liedtke HC, Hügli D, Dehling M, Pupin F, Menegon M, Plumptre AJ, Kujirakwinja D, Loader SP (2014). One or two species? On the case of Hyperolius discodactylus AHL 1931 and H. alticola AHL 1931 (Anura: Hyperoliidae). Zootaxa 3768(3): 253-290 [PDF]


Mapouyat L, Hirschfeld M, Rödel M-O, Liedtke HC, Loader SP, Gonwouo LN, Dahmen M, Doherty-Bone T, Barej MF (2014). The tadpoles of nine Cameroonian Leptodactylodon species (Amphibia, Anura, Arthroleptidae). Zootaxa 3765(1): 29–53 [PDF]






Müller H*, Liedtke HC*, Menegon M, Beck J, Ballesteros-Mejia L, Nagel P, Loader SP (2013). Forests as promoters of terrestrial life-history strategies in East African amphibians. Biology Letters 9(3): 20121146 [PDF]

  *Authors contributed equally






Liedtke HC and Müller H (2012). Defensive Behaviour in Kassina maculata (Anura: Hyperolidae). Herpetology Notes 5:309-310 [PDF]






Liedtke HC, Åbjörnsson K, Harraca V, Knudsen JT, Wallin EA, Hedenström E, Ryne C (2011). Alarm pheromones and chemical communication in nymphs of the tropical bed bug Cimex hemipterus (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). PLoS ONE 6(3): e18156 [PDF]


Maiditsch I, Liedtke HC, Ng’wava JM, Hödl W (2011). Advertisement and close-range encounter call of Arthroleptis schubotzi Nieden, 1911, with notes on phonotaxis and sexual dimorphism in the third manual digit. Herpetozoa 24:23-31 [PDF]


Svensson GP, Liedtke C, Hedenström E, Breistein P, Bång J, Larsson MC (2011). Chemical ecology and insect conservation: optimizing pheromone-based monitoring of the threatened saphroxylic click beetle Elater ferrugineus. Journal of Insect Conservation 16(4): 549-555 [PDF]