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David M. Green

Professor and Director
Redpath Museum, McGill University
859 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada

Telephone: (514) 398-4086 ext. 4088
Fax: (514) 398-3185


Recent Publications

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Kilburn, V.L., R. Ibáñez, and D.M. Green. 2011. Reptiles as potential vectors and hosts of the amphibian pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in Panamá. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 97:127-134.

Sigurdsen, T. and D.M. Green. 2011. The origin of modern amphibians: a re-evaluation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162: 457–469.

Green, D.M., A.R. Yagi, and S.E. Hamill. 2011. Recovery strategy for the Fowler's Toad (Anaxyrus fowleri) in Ontario. Ontario Recovery Strategy Series. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, Ontario. vi + 21pp.

Kilburn, V.L., R. Ibáñez, O. Sanjur, E. Bermingham, J.P. Suraci and D.M. Green. 2010. Ubiquity of the pathogenic chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in anuran communities in Panamá. EcoHealth 7:537-548.

Irisarri, I., D. San Mauro, D.M. Green, and R. Zardoya. 2010. The complete mitochondrial genome of the relict frog, Leiopelma archeyi: insights into the root of the frog Tree of Life and a new mitogenomic gene order. Mitochondrial DNA 21: 173–182

Gray, H.M., H. Kaiser and D.M. Green. 2010. Does alkaloid sequestration protect the green poison frog, Dendrobates auratus, from predator attacks? Salamandra 46:235–238.

Mooers, A.O., D.F. Doak, C.S. Findlay, D.M. Green, C. Grouios, L.L. Manne, A. Rashvand, M.A. Rudd, and J. Whitton. 2010. Science, policy and species at risk in Canada. BioScience 60:843-849.

Fouquet, A., D.M. Green, B. Waldman, J.H. Bowsher, K.P. McBride and N.J. Gemmell. 2010. Phylogeography of Leiopelma hochstetteri reveals strong genetic structure and suggests new conservation priorities. Conservation Genetics 11:907-919

Markle, T.M., A.R. Yagi and D.M. Green. 2010. Recovery Strategy for the Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus ochrophaeus) and Northern Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus) in Ontario. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy series. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough.

Markle, T.M. and D.M. Green. 2009. New records of amphibians in northern/central Quebec and Labrador. Herpetological Review 40:240-241.

Lee-Yaw, J., A. Davidson, B.H. McRae and D.M. Green. 2009. Do landscape processes predict phylogeographic patterns in the Wood Frog. Molecular Ecology 18:1863-1874.

Räsänen, K. and D.M. Green. 2009. Acidification and its effects on amphibian populations. In Amphibian Biology, Volume 8. Conservation and Ecology. H. Heatwole (ed.), Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

Green, D.M. 2009. The future of amphibians. Chapter 14, In The Rise of Amphibians, by R.L. Carroll. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London.

Woodhams, D.C., V.L. Kilburn, L.K. Reinert, J.Voyles, D. Medina, R. Ibañez, A.D. Hyatt, D.G. Boyle, J. Pask, D.M. Green, and L.A. Rollins Smith. 2008. Chytridiomycosis and amphibian population declines continue to spread eastward in Panama. EcoHealth 5:268-274.

Church, D., D.M. Green, G. Hammerson, J. Mitchell, G. Parra Olea and G. Santos Barrerra. 2008. Amphibians of the Nearctic Region. Pp. 85-92. In Threatened Amphibians of the World. S. N. Stuart , M. Hoffmann , J.S. Chanson , N.A. Cox , R.J. Berridge , P. Ramani , B.E. Young (eds.) Lynx Ediciones, Madrid

Lee-Yaw, J.A., J.T. Irwin and D.M. Green . 2008. Post-glacial range expansion from northern refugia by the wood frog, Rana sylvatica. Molecular Ecology 17:867–884.

Green, D.M . and S. K. Sessions. 2007. Karyology and Cytogenetics. pp. 2756-2841. In Amphibian Biology, Volume 7. Systematics. H. Heatwole and M. Tyler (eds.), Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia.

Frost, D.R. T. Grant, J.Faivovich, R.H. Bain, A. Haas, C.F.B. Haddad, R.O. de Sa, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S.C. Donnellan, C.J. Raxworthy, J.A. Campbell, B.L. Blotto, P. Moler , R.C. Drewes, R.A. Nussbaum, J.D. Lynch, D.M. Green, and W.C. Wheeler. 2007. Is The Amphibian Tree of Life really fatally flawed? Cladistics 23:1-11.

Teske, P.R., S.A. Lourie, C.A. Matthee and D.M. Green . 2007. Hippocampus queenslandicus Horne, 2001 - a new seahorse species or yet another synonym? Australian J. Zool. 53:139-145.

Smith, M.A, and D.M. Green . 2006. Sex, isolation and fidelity: unbiased long distance dispersal in a terrestrial amphibian. Ecography 29:649-658.

Frost, D.R., T. Grant, J. Faivovich, R. Bain, A. Haas, C.F.B. Haddad, R. de Sá, A. Channing, M. Wilkinson, S.C. Donnellan, C. Raxworthy, J.A. Campbell, B.L. Blotto, P. Moler, R.C. Drewes, R.A. Nussbaum, J.D. Lynch, D.M. Green and W. Wheeler. 2006. The amphibian tree of life. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 297:1-370

Green, D.M. 2005. Designatable units for status assessment of endangered species. Conservation Biology 19:1813-1820.

Ouellet, M., I. Mikaelian,, B.D. Pauli, J. Rodrigue, and D.M. Green. 2005. Historical evidence of widespread chytrid infection in North American amphibian populations. Conservation Biology 19:1431-1440.

Lourie, S.A., D.M. Green and A.C.J. Vincent. 2005. Dispersal, habitat differences and comparative phylogeography of Southeast Asian seahorses seahorses (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus). Molecular Ecology 14:1073-1094.

Smith, M.A, and D.M. Green . 2005. Are all amphibian populations metapopulations? Dispersal and the metapopulation paradigm in amphibian ecology. Ecography 28:110-128

Carroll, R.L., J. Irwin and D.M. Green . 2005. Thermal physiology and the origin of terrestriality in vertebrates. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 143:345-358

Green, D.M. 2005. The biology of amphibian declines. pp. 58 - 72. In Declining Amphibians: a United States' Response to the Global Phenomenon. M.J. Lannoo (ed.). University of California Press, Berkeley.

Smith, M.A, and D.M. Green . 2004. Phylogeography of Bufo fowleri at its northern range limit. Molecular Ecology (in press)

Green, D.M. 2004. Structure and evolution of B-chromosomes in amphibians. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 106:235-242

Green, D.M. 2003. The ecology of extinction: population fluctuation and decline in amphibians. Biological Conservation. 111:331-343.

Green, D.M., and C. Parent. 2003. Variable and asymmetric introgression in a hybrid zone in the toads, Bufo americanus and B. fowleri. Copeia 2003:34-43.

Blaustein, A.R., T.L. Root, J. M. Kiesecker, L.K. Belden, D.H. Olson and D.M. Green,. 2002. Amphibian phenology and climate change. Conservation Biology 16:1454-1455.

Green, D.M. 2002. Chromosome polymorphism in Archey's Frog (Leiopelma archeyi) from New Zealand. Copeia 2002:204-207.

Blaustein, A.R., L.K. Belden, D.H. Olson, D.M. Green, T.L. Root and J. M. Kiesecker. 2001. Amphibian breeding and climate change. Conservation Biology 15:1804-1809.

Freedman, W., L. Roger, P. Ewins and D.M. Green. 2001. Species at risk in Canada. pp. 26-48. in Politics of the Wild. R. Boardman and K.Beazley (eds.). Oxford Univ. Press., Don Mills, Ontario.