Wogan (Eco-Evo-Omics) Lab


Guin’s google scholar  profile

*co-first authors; WEEOL members are indicated by bold font.

If you are unable to obtain a free pdf of any of these publications, and would like a copy, please email me gwogan [at]okstate.edu and I will send it to you.

2024 + accepted /in press

G. O. U. Wogan, G. Voelker, T. Jain, P. Kaliba, and R. C. K. Bowie. Niche dynamics modulate population connectivity between disjunct ranges of the Cape Robin-chat (Cossypha caffra) supporting an aridlands species pump.  Frontiers of Biogeography (accepted)

R. De-Kayne, R. Schley, J.M.I. Barth, L. C. Campillo C. Chaparro-Pedraza, J. Joshi, W. Salzburger, B.Van Bocxlaer, D. D. Cotoras, C. Fruciano, A. J. Geneva, R. Gillespie, J. Heras,  S. Koblmüller, B. Matthews, G. Meszéna, R. E. Onstein, O. Seehausen, P. Singh, E. I. Svensson, D. Salazar-Valenzuela, M. P. M. Vanhove, G. O. U. Wogan, R. Yamaguchi, A. D. Yoder, and J. Cerca. 2024. Why do some lineages radiate while others do not? Perspectives for future research on adaptive radiations. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. DOI: /10.1101/cshperspect.a041448

J. V. Penalba, A. Runemark, J. Meier, P. Singh, G. O. U. Wogan, R. Sánchez-Guillién, J. Mallet, S. J. Rometsch, M. Menon, O. Seehausen, J. Kulmuni, R. Pereira. 2024. The role of hybridization in species formation. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives. DOI: /10.1101/cshperspect.a041445


G. O. U. Wogan, M. L. Yuan, D. L. Mahler, and I. J. Wang. 2023. Hybridization and Transgressive Evolution Generate Diversity an Adaptive Radiation of Anolis lizards. Systematic Biology. DOI: /10.1093/sysbio/syad026


M. L. Yuan, E. Westeen, G. O. U. Wogan, and I. J. Wang. 2022. Female dewlap ornaments are evolutionarily labile and associated with increased diversification rates in Anolis lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 289:20221871. link DOI: /10.1098/rspb.2022.1871

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2022) The Amphibian Conservation Action Plan (ACAP): A status review and roadmap for global amphibian conservation. https://ecoevorxiv.org/brfas/. Preprint. DOI: 10.32942/osf.io/brfas


G. Voelker, G. O. U. Wogan, J. W. Huntley, R. C. K. Bowie. 2021. Comparative phylogeography of southern African bird species suggests an ephemeral speciation model. Diversity 13:434 link DOI: 10.3390/d13090434

R. Medina, G. O. U. Wogan, K. Bi, F. Termignoni-García, M. Bernal, J. Jaramillo-Correa, I. J. Wang, E. Vázquez-Domínguez. 2021. Phenotypic and genomic diversification with isolation by environment along elevational gradients in a neotropical treefrog. Molecular Ecology 30(16):4062-4076 link DOI: 10.1111/mec.16035 Data link DOI: 10.5061/dryad.pzgmsbcm8

A. H. Miller, G. R. Zug, G. O. U. Wogan, J. L. Lee, D. G. Mulcahy. 2021. Phylogeny, Diversity, and Distribution of Micryletta frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) in Myanmar. Ichthyology and Herpetology 109(1): 245-257. link DOI: 10.1643/h2020100


C. Y. Gwee, K. M. Garg, B. Chattopadhyay, K. R. Sadanandan, D. M. Prawiradilaga, M. Irestedt, F. Lei, L. M. Bloch, J. G. H. Lee, M. Irham, T. Haryoko, K. M. C. Rowe, T. R. Ferasyi, S. Wu, G. O. U. Wogan, R. C. K. Bowie, F. E. Rheindt. 2020. Phylogenomics of white-eyes, a ‘great speciator’, reveals Indonesian archipelago as the center of lineage diversity. eLife 2020;9:e62765 link DOI: 10.7554/eLife.62765 Data link DOI: 10.5061/dryad.8931zcrmt

G. O. U. Wogan, G. Voelker, G. Oatley, R. C. K. Bowie. 2020. Biome stability predicts the population structure of a Southern African aridland bird. Ecology and Evolution 10:4066-4081. link DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6175

Gillespie, R., B. Gordon, L. De Meester, R. C. Fleischer, L. Harmon, A. Hendry, M. Knope, J. Mallet, C. Martin, C. Parent, A. Patton, K. Pfennig, D. Rubinoff, D. Schluter, O. Seehausen, K. Shaw, E. Stacy, M. Stervander, J. Stroud, C. Wagner, G. Wogan. 2020. Comparing Adaptive Radiations Across Space, Time, and Taxa. Journal of Heredity 111:1-20. link DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esz064

G. O. U. Wogan, M. L Yuan, D. L. Mahler, I. J. Wang. 2020. Genome-wide epigenetic isolation by environment in a widespread Anolis lizard. Molecular Ecology 29:40-55. link DOI: 10.1111/mec.15301. Data link DOI 10.6078/D1X97D. Published online 2019.

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M. L. Yuan, G. O. U. Wogan, I. J. Wang. 2018. Trehalose improves PCR amplification of vertebrate nuclear DNA from historical allozymes. Conservation Genetics Resources 10(3): 313-315.  link   DOI: 10.1007/s12686-017-0811-4. Published online 2017.

G. O. U. Wogan and I. J. Wang. 2018. The value of space-for-time substitution for studying fine-scale microevolutionary processes. Ecography 41:1456-1468.   link  DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03235 . Published online 2017.

B. Lavin, G. O. U. Wogan, J. A. McGuire, C. Feldman. 2018. Phylogeography of the Northern Alligator Lizard (Squamata, Anguidae): hidden diversity in a western endemic. Zoologica Scripta 47(4):462-476. link DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12294

J. A. McGuire, D. D. Cotoras, B. O’Connell, C. Wang-Claypool, A. Stubbs, X. Huang, G. O. U. Wogan, Hykin, S. B. Reilly, J. Enk, K. Bi, A. Riyanto, E. Arida, L. Smith, D. T. Iskandar. 2018. Squeezing Water From a Stone: High-throughput sequencing from a 145-year old holotype (barely) resolves a cryptic species problem in flying lizards. PeerJ 6:e4470. link DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4470.2 (PeerJ-preprint )


S. Reilly*, G. O. U. Wogan*, A. Stubbs, E. Arida, D. Iskandar, J. McGuire. 2017. Toxic Toad Invasion of Wallacea: a Biodiversity Hotspot Characterized by Extraordinary Endemism. Global Change Biology v.23 (12) :5029–5031  link DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13877      Media coverage – MongaBay , TheGuardian

M. Vences, J. L. Brown, A. Lathrop, G. M. Rosa, A. Cameron, A. Crottini, R. Dolch, D. Edmonds, K. Freeman, F. Glaw, L. L. Grismer, S. Litvinchuk, M. Milne, M. Moore, J. F. Solofo; J. Noël, T. Q. Nguyen, A. Ohler, C. Randrianantoandro, A. P. Raselimanana, P. Van Leeuwen, G. O. U. Wogan, T. Ziegler, F. Andreone, R. W. Murphy. 2017. Tracing a toad invasion: Lack of mitochondrial DNA variation, haplotype origins, and potential distribution of introduced Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Madagascar. Amphibia-Reptilia v. 38: 197-207. DOI: 10.1163/15685381-00003104  Media Coverage – TheGuardian


A wordle word cloud based on abstracts from 2015-16
A wordle word cloud based on abstracts from 2015-16


J. Rowley, C. R. Shepard, B. L. Stuart, T. Q. Nguyen, H. D. Hoang, T. P. Cutajar, G. O. U. Wogan, S. Phimmachak. 2016. Estimating the global trade in Southeast Asian newts. Biological Conservation v. 199: 96-100. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.001. Media coverage – MongaBayTraffic

G. O. U. Wogan. 2016. Life history traits impact accuracy and temporal transferability for historically calibrated distribution models of North American birds. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151024. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151024

G. O. U. Wogan, K. A. Feldheim, A. Tsai#, A. Brown#, J. Kapelke#, M. Galinato#, J. Tung#, J. M. Bates, P. Kaliba, G. Voelker, R. C. K. Bowie. 2016. New genetic resources and a preliminary assessment of species boundaries in the Batis capensis species complex (Passeriformes: Platysteridae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology v.65: 83-88. DOI: 10.1016/j.bse.2016.01.007

M.W. Holmes*, T. T. Hammond*, G. O. U. Wogan*, R. E. Walsh, K. LaBarbera, E. A. Wommack, J. C. Crawford, F. M. Martins, K. L. Mack, L. M. Bloch, M.W. Nachman. 2016. Natural history collections as windows on evolutionary processes. Molecular Ecology v. 25: 864–881. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13529 Media coverage – TheWire

G. O. U. Wogan, B. L. Stuart, D. T. Iskandar, J. A. McGuire. 2016. Highly structured phylogeographic patterns in a wide-spread human commensal anuran species Duttaphrynus melanostictus in Asia. Biology Letters v. 12 (1) 20150807.  DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0807. Data link DOI: 10.5061/dryad.2r3f2


G. O. U. Wogan and J. Q. Richmond. 2015. Niche divergence builds the case for ecological speciation in skinks of the Plestiodon skiltonianus species complex. Ecology and Evolution v. 5 (20) 4683–4695. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1610

G. O. U. Wogan, J. Kapelke#, K. A. Feldheim, T. J. Papenfuss, R. C. K. Bowie. 2015. Isolation and characterization of nine tetranucleotide microsatellite loci for the secretive limbless lizards of the genus Anniella (Anguidae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology v.62: 155-158. DOI:10.1016/j.bse.2015.07.039

G. O. U. Wogan, K. A. Feldheim, G. Voelker, R. C. K. Bowie. 2015. Microsatellite markers for the Cape Robin-Chat (Cossypha caffra) and the Red-capped Robin-Chat (Cossypha natalensis) for use in demographic and landscape genetics analyses. Conservation Genetics Resources v. 7: 151-154. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-014-0315-4

G. O. U. Wogan, K. A. Feldheim, G. Voelker, R. C. K. Bowie. 2015. Development and characterization of thirteen microsatellite markers for the Fiscal Flycatcher (Sigelus silens) for use in phylogeographic and landscape genetics research. Conservation Genetics Resources. v. 7: 125-127.  DOI: 10.1007/s12686-014-0309-2


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A. D. Barnosky, M. Holmes, R. Kirchholtes, E. Linsdey, K. C. McGuire, A. W. Poust, M. A. Stegner, J. Sunseri, B. Swartz, J. Swift, N. A. Villavicensio, G. O. U. Wogan. 2014. Prelude To The Anthropocene: Two New North American Land Mammal Ages (NALMAs). Anthropocene Review v.1: 225-242 DOI: 10.1177/2053019614547433

G. O. U. Wogan.  2014. Amphibian Conservation: Myanmar. in Amphibian Biology v.11 part 1. Conservation Biology of Amphibians of Asia. Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Eastern Hemisphere. Eds. H. Heatwole and I.Das. ISBN 978-983-812-154-5


A. Bataille, J. Fong, M. Cha, G. O. U. Wogan, H. J. Baek, M-S Min, B. Waldman. 2013. Genetic evidence for a high diversity and wide distribution of endemic strains of pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in wild Asian amphibians. Molecular Ecology v. 22: 4196-4209.


G. O. U. Wogan. 2012. A new species of Leptobrachium from Myanmar (Anura: Megophryidae). Zootaxa v.3415:23-36


A. D. Barnosky, N. Matzke, S. Tomiya, G. O. U. Wogan, B. Swartz, T. Quental, C. Marshall, J. L. McGuire, E.L. Lindsey, K. C. Maguire, B. Mersey, E. A. Ferrar. 2011. Has the Earth’s sixth mass extinction already arrived? Nature v. 471: 51-57.  See media coverage of this work by National Science Foundation, Science, New York Times, USAToday, MSNBC, WashingtonPost, MongaBay, UCBerkeley, NaturePodcast, BBCWorldService, Newsweek


A. E. Leviton, G. O. U. Wogan, M. L. Aldrich. 2010. Scientific publications of the California Academy of Sciences 1854-2010. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences. v 158:568

J. Rowley, R. Brown, R. Bain, M. Kusrini, R. Inger, B. Stuart, G. Wogan, T. Chan-ard, C. T. Trung, A. Diesmos, D. Iskandar, M. Lau, L. T. Ming, S. Makchai, N. Thy, N. Q. Truong, S. Phimmachack. 2010. Impending conservation crisis for southeast Asian amphibians. Biology Letters v. 6:336-338


G. O. U. Wogan, J. V. Vindum,  J. A. Wilkinson,  M. S. Koo, J. B.Slowinski, H. Win, T. Thin, W. Kyi, S. L. Oo, K. S. Lwin, A.K. Shein. 2008. New country records and range extensions for Myanmar’s amphibians and reptiles. Hamadryad v. 33:83-96

A. E. Leviton, G. R. Zug, J. V. Vindum, G. O. U. Wogan. 2008. Handbook to the dangerously venomous snakes of Myanmar. California Academy of Sciences. 122p

2005 and prior

G. O. U. Wogan and H. Win. 2005. Natural History Notes. Trimeresurus albolabris (White-lipped Pitviper). Resting site. Herpetological Review. 36:72

G. O. U. Wogan, K. S. Lwin, H. Win, T. Thin, A. K. Shein, H. Tun. 2004. The advertisement call of Brachytarsophrys feae (Boulenger, 1897) (Anura: Megophryidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. v. 55:251-254

G. O. U. Wogan. 2004. Natural History Notes. Fejervarya limnocharis (paddy frog) Ophiophagy. Herpetological Review 35:369

G. O. U. Wogan, J. A. Wilkinson, H. Win, T. Thin, K. S. Lwin, A. K. Shein, H. Tun. 2004. Natural History Notes. Amolops viridimaculatus Arboreal activity. Herpetological Review 35:372

A. E. Leviton, G. Wogan, G. R. Zug, M. Koo, J. V. Vindum. 2003. The Dangerously venomous snakes of Myanmar: Illustrated checklist with keys. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences.v.54:407-460

G. O. U. Wogan, H. Win, T. Thin, K. S. Lwin, A. K. Shein, S. W. Kyi, H. Tun.  2003. Description of a new species of Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from Myanmar and redescription of the little known species Bufo stuarti. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. v. 54 :141-153

L.Thomas and G. O. U. Wogan  1999. Natural History Notes. Rana catesbieana (bullfrog) Record Size. Herpetological Review. v. 30:223-224