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

Siler, C.D., Heitz,  B.B., Davis, D.R., Freitas, E.S., Aowphol, A., Termprayoon, K., and Grismer, L.L. 2018. New Supple Skink, Genus Lygosoma(Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), from Indochina and Redescription of Lygosoma quadrupes(Linnaeus, 1766). Journal of Herpetology 52(3): 332-347.
Rujirawan, A., Stuart, B.L. and Aowphol, A. 2018. Expanded description of Odorrana livida(Blyth, 1856) with notes on its natural history in Thailand. Journal of Natural History 52 (Nos. 23-24): 1581-1600.
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. Zootaxa 4375 (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.