Refereed Publications (25 published) 

[25] Oaks JR, Linkem CW, Sukumaran J. Implications of uniformly distributed, empirically informed priors for phylogeographical model selection: A reply to Hickerson et al. ArXiv: arXiv:1402.6397 [Accepted at Evolution]

[24] Leaché AD, Wagner P, Linkem CW, …15 others…, Burbrink FT. A hybrid phylogenetic-phylogenomic approach for species tree estimation in African Agama lizards with applications to biogeography, character evolution, and diversification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 79:215–230.

[23] Bryson RW, Linkem CW, Dorcas M, Lathrop A, Jones JM, Alvarado-Díaz J, Grünwald CI, Murphy RW. Multilocus species delimitation of the Crotalus triseriatus species group of montane rattlesnakes, with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 3826: 475–496.

[22] Siler CD, Linkem CW, Cobb K, Watters JL, Diesmos AC, Brown RM. Taxonomic revision of the semi-aquatic skink Parvoscincus leucospilos (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), with description of three new species. Zootaxa 3847:388–412.

[21] Leaché AD, Harris RB, Maliska ME, Linkem CW. 2014. Comparative population divergence across eight triplets of spiny lizards (Sceloporus) using genomic sequence data. Genome Biology and Evolution 5:2410–2419.

[20] Brown RM, Siler CD, Oliveros CH, Esselstyn JA, Diesmos AC, Hosner PA, Linkem CW, Barley AJ, Oaks JR, Sanguila MB, Welton LJ, Moyle RG, Peterson AT, Alcala AC. 2013. Evolutionary Processes of Diversification in a Model Island Archipelago. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 44:411–435.

[19] Linkem CW, Brown RM. 2013. Systematic revision of the Parvoscincus decipiens (Boulenger 1894) complex of Philippine forest skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Lygosominae) with descriptions of seven new species. Zootaxa 3700:501–533.

[18] Oaks JR, Sukumaran J, Esselstyn JA, Linkem CW, Siler CD, Holder MT, and Brown RM. Evidence for climate-driven diversification? A caution for interpreting ABC inferences of simultaneous historical events. Evolution 67:991–1010.

[17] Welton LJ, Siler CD, Linkem CW, Diesmos AC, Diesmos ML, Sy E, Brown RM. Dragons in our midst: Phyloforensics of illegally traded Southeast Asian monitor lizards. Biological Conservation 159:7–15.

[16] Linkem CW, Brown RM, Siler CD, Evans BJ, Austin CC, Iskandar I, Diesmos AC, Supriatna J, and McGuire JA. 2013. Stochastic faunal exchanges drive diversification in widespread Wallacean and Pacific island lizards, (Lamprolepis smaragdina). Journal of Biogeography 40:507–520.

[15] Siler CD, Oaks JR, Welton LJ, Linkem CW, Swab J, Diesmos AC, and Brown RM. 2012. Did geckos ride the Palawan raft to the Philippines? Journal of Biogeography 39:1217–1234.

[14] Linkem CW, Diesmos AC, and Brown RM. 2011. Molecular systematics of the Philippine forest skinks (Reptilia:  Scincidae:  Sphenomorphus):  testing morphological hypotheses of interspecific relationships.  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163:1217–1243.

[13] Welton LJ, Siler CD, Diesmos AC, Linkem CW,and Brown RM.  2010. Philippine bent-toe geckos of the Cyrtodactylus agusanensis complex: Phylogeny, morphological diversity, and description of three new species.  Herpetological Monographs 24:55–85.

[12] Brown RM, Linkem CW, Siler CD, Sukumaran J, Esselstyn JA, Diesmos AC, Iskandar DT, Bickford D, Evans BJ, McGuire JA, Supriatna J, and Andayani N. 2010. Paradoxical distribution of genetic diversity in “widespread” Southeast Asian treefrogs: human-mediated panmixia in an island archipelago? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57:598–619.

[11] Linkem CW, Hesed KM, Diesmos AC, and Brown RM. 2010 Species boundaries and cryptic lineage diversity in a Philippine forest skink complex (Reptilia; Squamata; Scincidae; Lygosominae).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56:572–585.

[10] Siler CD, Diesmos AC, Linkem CW, Diesmos M, and Brown RM. 2010 A new species of limestone-forest frog, genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines.  Zootaxa 2482:49–63.

[9] Brown RM, Linkem CW, Diesmos AC, Balete DS, Duya MV, and Ferner JF. 2010. Species boundaries in Philippine montane forest skinks (Genus Sphenomorphus): three new species from the mountains of Luzon and clarification of the status of the poorly-known S. beyeri, and S. knollmanae and S. laterimaculatusOccasional Papers of the Kansas Natural History Museum 42:1–27.

[8] Linkem CW, Siler CD, Diesmos AC, Sy E, and Brown RM. 2010. A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines.  Zootaxa 2396:37–49.

[7] Linkem CW, Diesmos AC, and Brown RM. 2010. A new species of scincid lizard (Genus: Sphenomorphus) from Palawan Island, Philippines. Herpetologica 66:67–79.

[6] Sukumaran J, and Linkem CW. 2009. Choice of Topology Estimators in Bayesian Phylogenetic Analysis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26:1–3.

[5] Linkem CW, McGuire JA, Hayden CJ, Setiadi MI, Bickford D, and Brown RM. 2008. A new species of bent-toe gecko (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Sulawesi Island, Eastern Indonesia. Herpetologica 64:232–242.

[4] Hayden CJ, Brown RM, Gillespie G, Setiadi MI, Linkem CW, Iskandar DT, Laela U, Bickford D, Riyanto A, Mumpuni I, and McGuire JA. 2008. A new species of bent-toed gecko Cyrtodactylus 1827 (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Herpetologica 64:109–120.

[3] McGuire JA, Linkem CW, Koo M, Hutchison DW, Lappin KK, Orange DO, Lemosespinal J, Riddle B, and Jaeger J. 2007. Mitochondrial Introgression and Incomplete Lineage Sorting Through Space and Time: Phylogenetics of Crotaphytid Lizards. Evolution 61:2879–2897.

[2] Siler CD, Linkem CW, Diesmos AC, and Alcala A. 2007. Description of a new species of limestone forest frog of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia; Anura; Ranidae) from northwest Panay Island, Philippines. Herpetologica 63:351–364.

[1] Leaché AD, Rödel M-O, Linkem CW, Diaz RE, Hillers A, and Fujita MK. 2006. Biodiversity in a forest island: reptiles and amphibians of the Togo Hills, Kyabobo National Park, Ghana. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 4:22–45.

Minor Publications

Siler CD, and Linkem CW. 2011. Color variation in Philippine Lamprolepis smaragdina. Herpetological Review 42:605

Linkem CW, and McGuire JA. 2006. Range extension of Micruroides euryxanthus. Herpetological Review 37:499


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