Bickford, D., S. Howard, D. Ng, and J. Sheridan. Impacts of climate change on the amphibians and reptiles of Southeast Asia. Biodiversity and Conservation (2010) 19:1043-1062. PDF



Bickford, D., T.H. Ng, Q. Lan, E.P. Kudavidanage, and C.J.A. Bradshaw. Forest fragment and breeding habitat parameters account for frogs found in Singapore. Biotropica. (In press)

Sodhi, N.S., M.R.C. Posa, T.M. Lee, D. Bickford, L.P. Koh, B.W. Brook. 2009. The state and conservation of Southeast Asian biodiversity. Biodiversity and Conservation. (In press)

Warkentin, I.G., D. Bickford, N. S. Sodhi, C.J.A. Bradshaw. 2009. Eating Frogs to Extinction. Conservation Biology. Published Online: Feb 6 2009. Online link (requires subscription).

Bickford, D., N.S., Sodhi, A.C. Diesmos, T.M. Lee, L.P. Koh, B.W. Brook, C.H. Sekercioglu & C. J.A. Bradshaw. Forgetting Habitat Loss in Amphibian Extinctions – Missing the Forest for the Disease. 2008. A response to: Riding the Wave: Reconciling the Roles of Disease and Climate Change in Amphibian Declines Lips KR, Diffendorfer J, Mendelson III JR, Sears MW PLoS Biology Vol. 6, No. 3, e72 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060072. Read here.

Hayden, C. J., R. M. Brown, G. Gillespie, M. Iqbal Setiadi, C. W. Linkem, D. T. Iskandar, Umilaela, D. P. Bickford, A. Riyanto, Mumpuni, and J. A. McGuire. 2008. A new species of bent-toed gecko Cyrtodactylus Gray 1827, (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the islands of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Herpetologica, 64 (1): 109-120.

Linkem, C.W., J.A. McGuire, C.J. Hayden, M.I. Setiadi, D.P. Bickford, and R.M. Brown. 2008. A New Species of Bent-Toe Gecko (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) from Sulawesi Island, Eastern Indonesia. Herpetologica, 64 (2): 224–234.


Bickford, D., D. Isakandar and A. Barlian. 2008. A lungless frog discovered on Borneo.
Current Biology 18(9): R374-R375. Read here.

Bickford, D., T. M. Lee, L. P. Koh, N. S. Sodhi, A. C. Diesmos, B.W. Brook, C. H. Sekercioglu and C. J. A. Bradshaw. Forgetting habitat loss in amphibian extinctions - Missing the forest for the disease. Response to Lips et al. (2008) in PLoS Biology. Read HERE

Sodhi, N.S., D. Bickford, A.C. Diesmos, T.M. Lee, L.P. Koh, B.W. Brook, C.H. Sekercioglu and C.J.A. Bradshaw. 2008. Measuring the Meltdown: Drivers of Global Amphibian Extinction and Decline. PLoS ONE 3(2): e1636. (Online PDF)

Bickford, D., D.J. Lohman, N.S. Sodhi, P.K. Ng, R. Meier, K. Winker, K. Ingram, and I. Das. 2007. Cryptic species as a window on diversity and conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 148-155. (PDF)

Lohman, D.J., D. Bickford, and N.S. Sodhi. 2007. The Burning Issue. Science 316: 376. (PDF)

Pahari, S., D. Bickford, B. G. Fry, and R. M. Kini. 2007. Expression pattern of three-finger toxin and phospholipase A2 genes in the venom glands of two sea snakes, Lapemis curtus and Acalyptophis peronii: comparison of evolution of these toxins in land snakes, sea kraits and sea snakes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7(1):175. (PDF)

Bickford, D. and A. Wynn. 2005. Climbing behavior in a blindsnake (Rhamphotyphlops) from Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 36(3): 327.

Bickford, D. 2004. Differential parental care behaviors of arboreal and terrestrial microhylid frogs from Papua New Guinea. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 55: 402-409. (PDF)

Bickford, D. 2004. Natural history (diet): Candoia aspera from Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 35(1): 58.

Scheltinga, D.M., Jamieson, B.G.M., Bickford, D.P., Garda, A.A., Báo, S.N. and McDonald, K.R. 2002. Morphology of the spermatozoa of the Microhylidae (Anura, Amphibia). Acta Zoologica (Stockholm). 83: 263­275.

Bickford, D. 2002. Male Parenting of New Guinea Froglets. Nature 418: 601-602. (PDF)

Book Chapters

Bickford, D. 2005. Long-Term Frog Monitoring with Local People in Papua New Guinea and the 1997-98 el Nino Southern Oscillation Event. in “Ecology and Evolution in the Tropics ­ A Herpetological Perspective. Donnelly, White, Crother, Guyer, and Wake (eds.). University of Chicago Press. Pp. 260-283. (PDF)

Bickford, D., J. Supriatna, Y. Nanda, D. Iskandar, B. Evans, R. Brown, T. Townsend, Umilaela, D. Azhari, and J. McGuire. Indonesia’s protected areas need more protection ­ suggestions from island examples. 2007. In Sodhi, N.S., G. Acciaioli, M. Erb & A. K.-J. Tan (Editors). Biodiversity and human livelihoods in protected areas: case studies from the Malay Archipelago. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. Pp. 53-77. (PDF)