Research

Project:

Biodiversity and conservation in the Lower Mekong: empowering female herpetologists through capacity building and regional networking
Link: Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science

Publications

Karraker, N.E., Fischer, S., Aowphol, A., Sheridan, J.and Poo, S. 2018. Signals of forest degradation in the demography of common Asian amphibians. PeerJ 6:e4220; DOI 10.7717/peerj.4220.
Phimmachak, S., Sivongxay, N., Seateun, S. Yodthong, S., Rujirawan, A., Neang, T., Aowphol, A., and Stuart, B.L. 2018. A new Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from southern Laos. Zootaxa4375 (3): 325-340.
Wood, P. L., Jr., Grismer, L. L., Aowphol, A., Aguilar, C., Cota, M., Grismer, M. S., Murdoch, M. L., and Sites, J. W., Jr. 2017. Three new karst-dwelling Cnemaspis Strauch, 1887 (Squamata; Gekkoniade) from Peninsular Thailand and the phylogenetic placement of C. punctatonuchalis and C. vandeventeri. PeerJ 5:e2884; DOI 10.7717/peerj.2884.
Grismer, L.L., Wood, P.L., Jr., Aowphol, A., Cota, M., Grismer, M.S., Murdoch, M.L., Aguilar, C., Grismer, J.L. 2017. Out of Borneo, again and again: Biogeography of the Stream Toad genus Ansonia Stoliczka (Anura: Bufonidae) and the discovery of the first limestone cave-dwelling species.Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. London 120: 371–395.
Heitz, B.B., Diesmos, A.C., Freitas, E.S., Ellsworth, E. D., Grismer, L.L., Aowphol, A., Brown, R.M. and Siler, C.D. 2016. A New Supple Skink, Genus Lygosoma (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), from the Western Philippines. Herpetologica 72(4): 352–361.
Meesuk, W. Artchawakom, T., Aowphol, A. and Tumkiratiwong, P. 2016. Reproductive pattern and sex hormones of Calotes emma Gray 1845 and Calotes versicolor Daudin 1802 (Squamata; Agamidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 40: 691-703.
Grismer, L.L., Wood, P.L., Jr., Anuar, S., Grismer, M.S., Quah, E.S.H., Murdoch, M.L., Muin, M.A., Davis, H.R., Aguilar, C., Klabacka, R., Cobos, A.J., Aowphol, A., Sites, J.W., Jr. 2016. Two new Bent-toed Geckos of the Cyrtodactylus pulchellus complex from Peninsular Malaysia and multiple instances of convergent adaptation to limestone forest ecosystems. Zootaxa 4105 (5): 401-429.
Grismer, L.L., Wood, P.L., Jr., Aowphol, A., Cota, M., Murdoch, M.L., Aguilar, C. and Grismer, M.S. 2016. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and distribution of Bronchocela rayaensis (Squamata: Agamidae) on the Thai-Malay Peninsula. Zootaxa 4092 (3): 414–420.
Phimmachak, S., Stuart, B.L. and Aowphol, A. 2015. Ecology and natural history of the knobby newt Tylototriton podichthys (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Laos. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 389–400. (pdf)
Phimmachak, S., Aowphol, A. and Stuart, B.L. 2015. Morphological and molecular  variation in Tylototriton (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Laos, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 4006 (2): 285–310.  
Ampai, N., Rujirawan, A., Arkajak, J., McLeod, D.S. and Aowphol, A. 2015. Description of the tadpoles of two endemic frogs: the Phu Luang Cascade frog Odorrana aureola (Anura: Ranidae) and the Isan big-headed frog Limnonectes   isanensis (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northeastern Thailand. Zootaxa 3981 (4): 508–520.
Aowphol, A., Rujirawan,A., Taksintum, W., Chuaynkern, Y., and Stuart, B.L. 2015. A new caruncle-bearing Limnonectes (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northeastern Thailand. Zootaxa 3956 (2): 258–270.
Stuart, B. L., Rowley, J. L., Phimmachak, S., Aowphol, A. and Sivongxay, S. 2014. Salamander protection starts with the newt. Science (Letters): 1067-1068.
Grismer, J. L., Bauer, A. M., Grismer, L. L., Thirakhupt, K., Aowphol, A., Oaks, J. R., Wood, P. L., Onn, C. K., Thy, N., Cota, M. and Jackman, T. 2014. Multiple origins of parthenogenesis, and a revised species phylogeny for the Southeast Asian butterfly lizards, Leiolepis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 113: 1080–1093.
Yodthong, S., Siler, C.D., Prasankok, P. and Aowphol, A. 2014. Phylogenetic Patterns of the Southeast Asian Tree Frog Chiromantis hansenae in Thailand. Asian Herpetological Research 5(3): 179–196. (pdf)
Rujirawan, A., Stuart, B.L. and Aowphol, A. 2013. A new tree frog in the genus Polypedates (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Thailand. Zootaxa 3702 (6): 545–565.
Aowphol, A., Rujirawan,A., Taksintum, W., Arsirapot, S. and McLeod, D.S. 2013.  Re-Evaluating the taxonomic status of Chiromantis in Thailand using multiple lines of evidence (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae).  Zootaxa 3702 (2): 101–123.
Sriprateep, K., Aranyavalai, V., Aowphol, A. and Thirakhupt, K. 2013. Population Structure and Reproduction of the Elongated Tortoise Indotestudo elongata (Blyth, 1853) at Ban Kok Village, Northeastern Thailand. Tropical Natural History 13(1): 21–37.
Tumkiratiwong, P., Meesuk, W., Chanhome, L. and Aowphol, A. 2012. The Reproductive Patterns of Captive Male and Female Monocled Cobra, Naja kaouthia (Lesson, 1831). Zoological Studies 51(5): 692-700. (pdf)
Yu, X., Peng, Y., Aowphol, A., Ding, L., Brauth, S.E., Tang, Y.Z. 2011. Geographic Variation in the Advertisement Calls of Gekko gecko in Relation to Variations in Morphological Features:Implications for Regional Population Differentiation. Ethology Ecology and Evolution 23(3): 1-19.
Aowphol, A., Voris, H.K., Feldheim, K.A., Harnyuttanakorn, P. and Thirakhupt, K. 2008. Genetic Homogeneity among Colonies of the White-nest Swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus) in Thailand. Zoological Science 25(4): 372–380.
Aowphol, A., Thirakhupt, K., Nabhitabhata, J. and Voris, H.K. 2006. Foraging Ecology of the Tokay Gecko Gekko gecko in the Residential Area in Thailand. Amphibia-Reptilia 27: 491–503.