Leslie J Rissler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Adding more ecology into species delimitation: ecological niche models and phylogeography help define cryptic species in the black salamander (Aneides flavipunctatus)
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Syst Biol 56:924-42. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of ecology and genetics on behavioral variation in salamander populations across the Eastern Continental Divide
    Leslie J Rissler
    Mountain Lake Biological Station and Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Am Nat 164:201-13. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic lineages and species comparisons in conservation analyses: a case study of california herpetofauna
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Box 870345, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am Nat 167:655-66. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Mapping amphibian contact zones and phylogeographical break hotspots across the United States
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5404-16. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Competition at the range boundary in the slimy salamander: using reciprocal transplants for studies on the role of biotic interactions in spatial distributions
    Heather R Cunningham
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870345 MHB Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:52-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A striking lack of genetic diversity across the wide-ranging amphibian Gastrophryne carolinensis (Anura: Microhylidae)
    Robert Makowsky
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, MHB Hall, P O Box 870345, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Genetica 135:169-83. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Phylogeographic analyses of the southern leopard frog: the impact of geography and climate on the distribution of genetic lineages vs. subspecies
    Catherine E Newman
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870345, Mary Harmon Bryant Hall, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:5295-312. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetics of Desmognathine salamander populations across the southern Appalachians
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, 22904 4328, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:197-211. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Congruence, consensus, and the comparative phylogeography of codistributed species in California
    Francois Joseph Lapointe
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Am Nat 166:290-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Testing Pleistocene refugia theory: phylogeographical analysis of Desmognathus wrighti, a high-elevation salamander in the southern Appalachians
    Erica J Crespi
    Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:969-84. 2003

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Adding more ecology into species delimitation: ecological niche models and phylogeography help define cryptic species in the black salamander (Aneides flavipunctatus)
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Syst Biol 56:924-42. 2007
    ..Our work demonstrates the ease and utility of using spatial analyses of environmental data and phylogenetics in species delimitation, especially for groups displaying fine-scaled endemism and cryptic species...
  2. ncbi request reprint The influence of ecology and genetics on behavioral variation in salamander populations across the Eastern Continental Divide
    Leslie J Rissler
    Mountain Lake Biological Station and Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    Am Nat 164:201-13. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates the need to combine both ecology and genetics toward an understanding of the factors affecting species distributions, behavioral variation between populations, and patterns of genetic variation across a landscape...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phylogeographic lineages and species comparisons in conservation analyses: a case study of california herpetofauna
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Box 870345, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Am Nat 167:655-66. 2006
    ..Several areas of very high conservation value for lineages were not evident in the species-level analysis. These observations illustrate the importance of considering multiple levels of biodiversity in conservation assessments...
  4. doi request reprint Mapping amphibian contact zones and phylogeographical break hotspots across the United States
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5404-16. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Competition at the range boundary in the slimy salamander: using reciprocal transplants for studies on the role of biotic interactions in spatial distributions
    Heather R Cunningham
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870345 MHB Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:52-62. 2009
    ..6. Furthermore, adult salamanders from range-edge populations and core populations (from the interior of the range) differed in their respective abilities to compete under the abiotic conditions in the contact zone...
  6. doi request reprint A striking lack of genetic diversity across the wide-ranging amphibian Gastrophryne carolinensis (Anura: Microhylidae)
    Robert Makowsky
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, MHB Hall, P O Box 870345, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    Genetica 135:169-83. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Phylogeographic analyses of the southern leopard frog: the impact of geography and climate on the distribution of genetic lineages vs. subspecies
    Catherine E Newman
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870345, Mary Harmon Bryant Hall, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:5295-312. 2011
    ..However, climate breaks are consistent with the geographic distribution of the subspecies of R. sphenocephala, suggesting that environmental pressures may be driving divergence in morphological traits that outpaces molecular evolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint The phylogenetics of Desmognathine salamander populations across the southern Appalachians
    Leslie J Rissler
    Department of Biology, University of Virginia, 22904 4328, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:197-211. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Congruence, consensus, and the comparative phylogeography of codistributed species in California
    Francois Joseph Lapointe
    Departement de sciences biologiques, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Am Nat 166:290-9. 2005
    ..The supertree method in combination with MAST represents a new approach to test congruence hypotheses and detect common geographic signals in comparative phylogeography...
  10. ncbi request reprint Testing Pleistocene refugia theory: phylogeographical analysis of Desmognathus wrighti, a high-elevation salamander in the southern Appalachians
    Erica J Crespi
    Department of Biology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:969-84. 2003
    ..wrighti and allow for significant genetic divergence of populations by restricting gene flow...