• Tapley, B., Rowley, J.J.L., Portway, C., Michaels, C.J., Nguyen, L.T., Shea, G.M. (2023). Preliminary data on size and age of Oreolalax sterlingae (Nguyen et al., 2013). Herpetology Notes. 16, 643-650. full text.
  • Scheele, B.C., Heard, G.W., Cardillo, M., Duncan, R.P., Gillespie, G.R., Hoskin, C.J., Mahony, M., Newell, D., Rowley, J.J.L., and Sopniewski, J. (2023). An invasive pathogen drives directional niche contractions in amphibians. Nature Ecology and Evolution. full text
  • Gillard, G.L. & Rowley. J.J.L. (2023). Assessment of the acoustic adaptation hypothesis in frogs using large-scale citizen science data. Journal of Zoologyfull text
  • Ensbey, M., Legge, S., Jolly, C.J., Garnett, S.T., Gallagher, R.V., Lintermans, M., Nimmo, D.G., Rumpff, L., Scheele, B.C., Whiterod, N.S., Woinarski, J.C.Z., Ahyong, S.T., Blackmore, C.J., Bower, D.S., Burbidge, A.H., Burns, P.A., Butler, G., Catullo, R., Chapple, D.G., Dickman, C.R., Doyle, C.E., Ferris, J., Fisher, D.O., Geyle, H.M., Gillespie, G.R.G., Greenlees, M.J., Hohnen, R., Hoskin, C.J., Kennard, M., King, A.J., Kuchinke, D., Law, B., Lawler, I., Lawler, S., Loyn, R., Lunney, D., Lyon, J., MacHunter, J., Mahony, M., Mahony, S., McCormack, R., Melville, J., Menkhorst, P., Michael, D., Mitchell, N., Mulder, E., Newell, D., Pearce, L., Raadik, T.A., Rowley, J.J.L., Sitters, H., Southwell, D.G., Spencer, R., West, M., & Zukowski, S. (2023). Animal population decline and recovery after severe fire: Relating ecological and life history traits with expert estimates of population impacts from the Australian 2019-20 megafires. Biological Conservation, 283, 110021. full text
  • Callaghan, C.T., Thompson, M., Woods, A,, Poore, A.G.B., Bowler, D.E., Samonte, F., Rowley, J.J.L., Roslan, N., Kingsford, R.T., Cornwell, W.K., Major, R.E. (2023). Experimental evidence that behavioral nudges in citizen science projects can improve biodiversity data, BioScience, 73 (4) 302–313. full text.
  • Beranek, C.T., Hamer, A.J., Mahony, S.V., Stauber, A., Ryan, S.A., Gould, J., Wallace, S., Stock, S., Kelly, O., Parkin, T., Weigner, R., Daly, R., Callen, A., Rowley, J.J.L., Klop-Toker, K., Mahony, M. (2023). Severe wildfires promoted by climate change negatively impact forest amphibian metacommunities. Diversity and Distributions. 29, 785-800. full text.
  • Thompson, M.M., Moon, K., Woods, A., Rowley, J.J.L., Poore, A.G., Kingsford, R.T. and Callaghan, C.T. (2023). Citizen science participant motivations and behaviour: Implications for biodiversity data coverage. Biological Conservation282, 110079. full text.
  • Nguyen, L.T., Rowley, J.J.L., La, T.V., and Tapley, B. (2023). Notes on oviposition sites and a signifcant range extension for Botsford’s Leaf-litter Frog (Leptobrachella botsfordi). Herpetology Notes, 16: 103-109. Abstract. full text
  • Mahony, M.J., Hines, H.B., Lemckert, F., Newell, D., Roberts,  J.D., Rowley, J.J.L., Scheele B.C., and West, M. (2023). The impacts of the 2019–20 wildfires on Australian frogs. pp 167-181 In van Leeuwen, S., Wintle, B.A., Woinarski, J.C., Rumpff, L. and Legge, S.M. (eds). Australia’s Megafires: Biodiversity Impacts and Lessons from 2019-2020. CSIRO Publishing. Link


  • Thompson, M.M., Poore, A.G.B., Rowley, J.J.L., & Callaghan, C.T. (2022) Citizen Science reveals meteorological determinants of frog calling at a continental scale. Diversity and Distributions. 28, 2375-2387. full text
  • Cutajar, T., Rowley, J. J. L. (2022). The utility of acoustic citizen science data in understanding geographic distributions of morphologically conserved species: frogs in the Litoria phyllochroa species group. Journal of Herpetology. 56 (3): 318–323. full text.
  • Liu, G., Kingsford, R. T., Callaghan, C. T., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2022) Anthropogenic habitat modification alters calling phenology of frogs. Global Change Biology. 28, 6194-6208. full text
  • Mahony, S. M., Cutajar, T., Rowley, J. J. L. (2022). A new species of Delma Gray 1831 (Squamata: Pygopodidae) from the Hunter Valley and Liverpool Plains of New South Wales. Zootaxa 5162 (5): 541–556. abstract
  • Cutajar, T.P., Portway, C.D., Gillard, G.L. and Rowley, J.J.L. (2022). Australian Frog Atlas: species’ distribution maps informed by the FrogID dataset. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online 36: 1–48. full text
  • Legge, S., Rumpff, L., Woinarski,J.C.Z., Whiterod, N.S., Ward, M., Southwell, D.G., Scheele, B.C., Nimmo, D.G., Lintermans, M., Geyle, H.M., Garnett, S.T., Hayward-Brown, B., Ensbey, M., Ehmke, G., Ahyong, S.T., Blackmore, C.J., Bower, D.S., Brizuela-Torres, D., Burbidge, A.H., Burns, P.A., Butler, G., Catullo, R., Chapple, D.G., Dickman, C.R., Doyle, K.E., Ferris, J., Fisher, D., Gallagher, R., Gillespie, G.R., Greenlees, M.J., Hohnen, R., Hoskin, C.J., Hunter, D., Jolly, C., Kennard, M., King, A., Kuchinke, D., Law, B., Lawler, I., Lawler, S., Loyn, R., Lunney, D., Lyon, J., MacHunter, J., Mahony, M., Mahony, S., McCormack, R.B., Melville, J., Menkhorst, P., Michael, D., Mitchell, N., Mulder, E., Newell, D., Pearce, L., Raadik, T.A., Rowley, J.J.L., Sitters, H., Spencer, R., Valavi, R., West, M., Wilkinson, D.P., and Zukowski, S. (2022). The conservation impacts of ecological disturbance: Time-bound estimates of population loss and recovery for fauna affected by the 2019–2020 Australian megafires. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 31, 2085-2104. full text.


  • Rowley, J.J.L., Mahony, M.J., Hines, H.B., Myers, S., Price, L.C., Shea, G.M. & Donnellan, S.C. (2021). Two new frog species from the Litoria rubella species group from eastern Australia. Zootaxa 507(1), 1-41.  full text.
  • Zhang, Y., Rowley, J.J.L., Liu, X., Nguyen, T.T., Nguyen, H.Q., Tapley, B., Nguyen, L.T., Yamg, Y., Cutajar, T., Zhang, Y., & Yuan, Z. (2021). Amolops caelumnoctis Rao & Wilkinson, 2007, a Junior Synonym of A. splendissimus Orlov & Ho, 2007 (Amphibia: Anura: Ranidae). Zootaxa. 5057 (2): 181–200. abstract.
    Nguyen, L.T., Tapley, B., Nguyen, C.T., Luong, H.V. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2021) A new species of Leptobrachella (Anura, Megophryidae) from Mount Pu Ta Leng, northwest Vietnam. Zootaxa. 5016: 301–332. abstract
  • Crawford-Ash, J., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2021). Photo identification of individual Blue Mountains Tree Frogs (Litoria citropa). Herpetology Notes. 14: 803-808. full text.
  • Rivera-Correa, M., Baldo, D., Candioti, F.V., Orrico, V.G.D., Blackburn, D.C., Castroviejo-Fisher, A., Chan, K.O., Gambale, P.G., Gower, D.J., Quah, E.S.H., Rowley, J.J.L., Twomey, E., & Vences, M. (2021). Amphibians in Zootaxa: 20 years documenting the global diversity of frogs, salamanders, and caecilians. Zootaxa 4979: 57–69. full text.
  • Callaghan, C.T., Liu, G., Mitchell, B.A, Poore, A.G.B, & Rowley, J.LL. (2021) Urbanization negatively impacts frog diversity at continental, regional, and local scales. Basic and Applied Ecology, 54: 64-74. full text.
  • Liu, G, Rowley, J.J.L., Kingsford, R.T. & Callaghan C.T. (2021). Species’ traits drive amphibian tolerance to anthropogenic habitat modification. Global Change Biology 2021:1–13. abstract
  • Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Nguyen. L.T., Portway, C., Mahony, S., Nguyen, C.T., Harding, L., Luong, H.V., Rowley, J.J.L. (2021). A new potentially Endangered species of Megophrys from Mount Ky Quan San, northwest Vietnam. Journal of Natural History. 54: 2543-2575. full text.
  • Vera Candioti, F., dos Santos Dias, P. H., Rowley, J. J. L., Hertwig, S., Haas, A., & Altig, R. (2021) Anatomical features of the phytotelma dwelling, egg-eating, fanged tadpoles of Rhacophorus vampyrus (Anura: Rhacophoridae). Journal of Morphology. 2021;1–10. abstract.
  • Crawford-Ash, J., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2021) Bad neighbours? Dynamics of amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in three co-occurring frog species of southern Sydney. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 143:101-108. abstract.
  • Bolitho, L.J., Rowley, J.J.L., Hines, H.B., & Newell, D. (2021). Occupancy modelling reveals a highly restricted and fragmented distribution in a threatened montane frog (Philoria kundagungan) in subtropical Australian rainforests. Australian Journal of Zoology. 67(4) 231-240. abstract.


  • Tapley, B., Jervis, P., Nguyen, L.T., Portway, C., Nguyen, C.T., Luong, H.V., Kane, D., Brookes, L., Perkins, M.W., Ghosh, P., Wierzbicki, C., Shelton, J., Fisher, M.C. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). Prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Detected in Amphibians from Vietnam’s Highest Mountains. Herpetological Review. 51(4), 726–732.
  • Stuart, B. L., Schoen, S.N., Nelson, E.E.M, Maher, H., Neang, T., Rowley, J.J.L., McLeod, D.S. (2020). A new fanged frog in the Limnonectes kuhlii complex (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from northeastern Cambodia. Zootaxa 4894 (3): 451–473. abstract
  • Alabai, M., Esau, T., Kekeubata, E., Esau, D., Waneagea, J., Lobotalau, L., Alick, J., Silas, J., Solome, L., Waneagea, J., Mousisi, K., Cutajar, T.P., Portway, C.D., MacLaren, D.J., & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). Apparent absence of the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in frogs in Malaita Province, Solomon Islands. Pacific Conservation Biology
  • Choquette, R.E., Angulo, A., Bishop, P.J., Phan, C.T.B., Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). The internet-based Southeast Asia amphibian pet trade. TRAFFIC Bulletin 32(2): 68-76. full text.
  • Callaghan, C.T., Poore, A.G.B., Mesaglio, T., Moles, A.T., Nakagawa, S., Roberts, C. Rowley, J.J.L., Vergés, A., Wilshire, J.H., Cornwell, W.K. (2020). Three frontiers for the future of biodiversity research using citizen science data. BioScience, biaa133. abstract.
  • Callaghan, C.T. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). A continental assessment of diurnality in frog calling behaviour. Austral Ecology. abstract.
  • Hyman, I. T., Ahyong, S. T., Köhler, F., McEvey, S. F., Milledge, G., Reid, C. A. M. & Rowley, J. J. L. (2020). Impacts of the 2019–2020 bushfires on New South Wales biodiversity: a rapid assessment of distribution data for selected invertebrate taxa. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum 32: 1–17. full text.
  • Nguyen, L. T., Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Nguyen, C.T., Portway, C., Harding, L., Luong, H.V. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). A description of the tadpole of the Critically Endangered Botsford’s leaf-litter frog (Leptobrachella botsfordi) with comments on the distribution and conservation status of the species. Zootaxa. 4860: 293–300. abstract.
  • Weaver, S., Callaghan, C., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2020). Anuran accents: continental-scale citizen science data reveal spatial and temporal patterns of call variability. Ecology and Evolution.  full text.
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Callaghan, C. T. & Cornwell, W. K. (2020). Widespread short-term persistence of frog species after the 2019-2020 bushfires in eastern Australia revealed by citizen science. Conservation Science and Practice. e287. full text.
  • Tapley, B., Nguyen, L.T., Cutajar, T., Nguyen, C.T., Portway, C., Van Luong, H., and Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). The tadpoles of five Megophrys Horned frogs (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from the Hoang Lien Range, Vietnam. Zootaxa, 4845 (1): 35–52. abstract
  • Stuart, B. L. & Rowley,J.J.L (2020). A new Leptobrachella (Anura: Megophryidae) from the Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia. Zootaxa 4834 (4): 556–572. abstract
  • Tapley, B., Nguyen, L.T., Portway, C., Cutajar, T.,  Nguyen, C.T., Luong, H.V., Kane, D., Harding, L. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020) A point endemic no more; a range extension for Oreolalax sterlingae (Nguyen et al., 2013) in Bat Xat District, Lao Cai Province, northern Vietnam. Herpetology Notes. 13: 497-500. full text. 
  • Portway, C.D., Cutajar, T.P., King, A. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020) First evidence of the amphibian chytrid fungus likely driving dramatic frog community changes on the New England Tablelands of Eastern Australia. Herpetological Review. 51 (2), 247-251.
  • Portway, C.D., Cutajar, T.P. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020) Survey for amphibian chytrid fungus infection in the enigmatic Green-thighed Frog (Litoria brevipalmata). Herpetological Review. 51 (2), 252-253.
  • Stuart, B.L., Som, H.E., Neang, T., Hoang, H.D., Le, D.T.T., Dau, V.Q., Potter, K., & Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). Integrative taxonomic analysis reveals a new species of Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) from northeastern Cambodia and central Vietnam. Journal of Natural History. DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2020.1756498 abstract.
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Le, D.T.T., Hoang, H.D., Cao, T.T. & Dau, V.Q. (2020). A new species of phytotelm breeding frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Zootaxa. 4779 (3): 341–354. full text
  • Cutajar, T.P., Rowley, J.J.L. (2020) Surveying frogs from the bellies of their parasites: invertebrate-derived DNA as a novel survey method for frogs. Global Ecology & Conservation. e00978.  full text
  • Rowley, J.J.L, Callaghan CT (2020) The FrogID dataset: expert-validated occurrence records of Australia’s frogs collected by citizen scientists. ZooKeys 912: 139-151. full text.
  • Cutajar, T.P., Rowley, J.J.L., Nguyen, L.T., Nguyen, C.T., Portway, C., Harding, L., Luong, H.V. and Tapley, B. (2020) The advertisement call of Megophrys jingdongensis Fei and Ye, 1983 and a new record from Lai Chau Province, Northeast Vietnam. Herpetology Notes. 13: 139-143. full text.
  • Mitchell, B.A., Callaghan, C.T., Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). Continental-scale citizen science data reveal no changes in acoustic responses of a widespread tree frog to an urbanisation gradient. Journal of Urban Ecology 6(1): juaa002. full text.
  • Callaghan, C.T., Roberts, J.D., Poore, A.G.B., Alford, R.A., Cogger, H., Rowley, J.J.L. (2020). Citizen science data accurately predicts expert-derived species richness at a continental scale when sampling thresholds are met. Biodiversity and Conservation. 9:1323–1337. full text.


  • Callaghan, C.T., Poore, A.G.B., Major, R.E., Rowley, J.J.L., Cornwell, W.K. (2019) Optimizing future biodiversity sampling by citizen scientists. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20191487. full text
  • Le, D.T.T., Rowley, J.J.L., Tran, D.T.A., & Hoang, H.D. (2019). The diet of a forest-dependent frog species, Odorrana morafkai (Anura: Ranidae), in relation to habitat disturbance. Amphibia-Reptilia. abstract.
  • Sadlier, R,A., Frankham, G.J., Beatson, C.A., Eldridge, M.D., Rowley, J.J.L. (2019). Genetic evidence in support of the recognition of the Kaputar Rock Skink, one of New South Wales’ most range-restricted vertebrate species. Records of the Australian Museum. 71(5): 183-197. full text.
  • Nguyen, L.T., Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Nguyen, C.T., Portway, P., Harding, L., Luong, H.V. & Rowley, J.J.L.  (2019). The first records of Limnonectes nguyenorum McLeod, Kurlbaum & Hoang (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Lao Cai Province, northwest Vietnam. Proceedings of the 4th National Scientific Conference on Amphibians and Reptiles in Vietnam. 135-140.
  • Callaghan, C.T., Rowley, J.J.L., Cornwell, W.K., Poore, A.G.B., & Major, R.E. (2019). Improving big citizen science data: Moving beyond haphazard sampling. PLoS Biology 17(6): e3000357. full text. 
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Callaghan, C.T., Cutajar, T., Portway, C., Potter K., Mahony, S, Trembath, D.F., Flemons, P. & Woods, A. (2019). FrogID: Citizen scientists provide validated biodiversity data on frogs of Australia. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 14(1): 155-170. full text.


  • Rowley, J.J.L. & Cutajar, T.P. (2018) Rediscovery of the Booroolong Frog Litoria booroolongensis on the Australian New England Tablelands after more than 40 years. Herpetological Review. 49: 620-621.
  • Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Mahony, S., Nguyen, C.T., Dau, V.Q., Luong, A.M., Le, D.T., Nguyen, T.T., Nguyen T.Q., Portway, T., Luong, H.V., & Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). Two new and potentially highly threatened Megophrys Horned frogs (Amphibia: Megophryidae) from Indochina’s highest mountains. Zootaxa. 4508: 301–333. abstract.
  • Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Nguyen, L.T., Nguyen, C.T., Harding, L., Portway, C., Luong, H.V. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). A new locality and elevation extension for Megophrys rubrimera in Bat Xat Nature Reserve, Lao Cai Province, northern Vietnam. Herpetology Notes. 11: 865-868. full text.
  • Heatwole, H. & Rowley, J. J. L. Eds. (2018). Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Australia. 231 pp. buy!
  • Heatwole, H. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). Introduction. pp. 1-4 In Heatwole, H. & Rowley, J. J. L. Eds. (2018). Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Australia.
  • Alford, R.A. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). Status of decline and conservation of frogs in the Wet Tropics of Australia. pp. 15-28 In Heatwole, H. & Rowley, J. J. L. Eds. (2018). Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South, Australia.
  • Le, D.T.T., Rowley, J.J.L., Tran, T.A.D., Vo, N.T., & Hoang, H.D. (2018). Diet composition and overlap in a montane frog community in Vietnam. Herpetological Conservation and Biology. 13(1):205-215. full text.
  • Shea, G.M. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). Resolution of the types and type localities of some early nominal species of the Australian myobatrachid frog genus Pseudophryne Fitzinger, 1843. Zootaxa 4407 (1), 51–64. full text.
  • Chen, J.M., Poyarkov Jr. N.A., Suwannapoom, C., Lathrop, A., Wu, Y-H., Zhou, W-W., Yuan, Z.Y., Jin, J-Q., Liu, H-Q., Nguyen, T.Q., Nguyen, S.N., Duong, T.V., Eto, K., Nishikawa, K., Matsui, M., Orlov, N.L., Stuart, B., Brown, R. Rowley, J.J.L., Murphy, R.W., Wang, Y-Y., Che, J. (2018). Large-scale phylogenetic analyses provide insights into unrecognized diversity and historical biogeography of Asian leaf-litter frogs, genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 124:162-171. abstract.
  • Tapley, B., Michaels, C.J., Gumbs, R., Böhm, M., Luedtke, J., Pearce-Kelly, P., Rowley, J.J.L. (2018). The disparity between species description and conservation assessment: a case study in taxa with high rates of species discovery. Biological Conservation. 220: 209-214. abstract.


  • Goutte, S., Dubois, A., Howard, S.D., Márquez, R., Rowley, J.J.L., Dehling, J. M., Grandcolas, P., Xiong, R.C. & Legendre, F. (2017) How the environment shapes animal signals: a test of the acoustic adaptation hypothesis in frogs. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 31 (1): 148–158. full text.
  • Tapley, B., Cutajar, T., Mahony, S., Nguyen, C.T., Dau, V. Q., Luong, H.V. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2017). The Vietnamese population of Megophrys kuatunensis (Amphibia: Megophryidae) represents a new species of Asian horned frog from Vietnam and southern China. Zootaxa 4344 (3): 465–492 abstract.
  • Le, D.T.T., Hoang, H.D., Rowley, J.J.L. (2017). Preliminary monitoring of amphibian populations at a montane site in Vietnam with the presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Herpetological Review, 48(3) 557-559.
  • Yuan, Z., Sun, R., Chen, J., Rowley, J.J.L., Wu, Z., Hou, S., Wang, S., & Che, J. (2017). A new species of the genus Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Guangxi, China. Zootaxa, 4300 (4): 551–570. abstract.
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Dau, V.Q., Cao, T.T. (2017). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa. 4273: 61-79. abstract.
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Tapley, B., Nguyen, T.C., Altig, R. (2017). Tadpole of the Critically Endangered Sterling’s Toothed Toad (Oreolalax sterlingae). Zootaxa. 4272:579-582. abstract. 
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Dau, V.Q., Hoang, H.D., Le, D.T.T., Cutajar, T.P., Nguyen, T.T. (2017). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northern Vietnam. Zootaxa. 4243, 544-564. abstract. 
  • Tapley, B., Rowley, J.J.L., Nguyen, T.C. & Luong. V.H. (2017) An action plan for amphibians of the Hoang Lien Range 2017-21. full text.


  • Ocock, J.F., Kingsford, R.T., Penman, T.D. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2016). Amphibian abundance and detection trends during a large flood in a semi-arid floodplain wetland. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11, 408-425. Full Text.
  • Ceríaco LM, Gutiérrez E.E., Dubois A & 490 signatories (including Rowley, J.J.L.). (2016). Photography-based taxonomy is inadequate, unnecessary, and potentially harmful for biological sciences. Zootaxa, 4196 (3): 435-445. Abstract.
  • McDonald, K.R., Rowley, J.J.L., Richards, S.J. and Frankham, G.J. (2016). A new species of treefrog (Litoria) from Cape York Peninsula, Australia. Zootaxa. 4171, 153-169. abstract.
  • Anstis, M., Rowley, J.J.L. & Altig, R. (2016). Morphological clarifications of Australian hylid and limnodynastid tadpoles. Zootaxa, 4126: 146–150. abstract.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Shepherd, C.R., Stuart, B.L., Nguyen, T.Q., Hoang, H.D., Cutajar, T.P., Wogan, G.O.U., Phimmachak, S. (2016). Estimating the global trade in Southeast Asian Newts. Biological Conservation, 199:96-100. full text.
  • Goutte, S., Dubois, A., Howard, S. D., Marquez, R., Rowley, J. J. L., Dehling, J. M., Grandcolas, P., Rongchuan, X. and Legendre, F. (2016). Environmental constraints and call evolution in torrent-dwelling frogs. Evolution, 70: 811–826. abstract.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Tran, D. T., Le, D. T. T., Dau, V. Q., Peloso, P. L. V., Nguyen, T. Q., Hoang, H. D., Nguyen, T.T., & Ziegler, T. (2016). Five new, microendemic Asian Leaf-litter Frogs (Leptolalax) from the southern Annamite mountains, Vietnam. Zootaxa. 4085: 63–102. abstract.


  • Rowley, J.J.L., Stuart, B.L., Neang, T.,Hoang, H.D., Dau, V.Q., Nguyen, T.T. & Emmett, D.A. (2015). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam and Cambodia. Zootaxa 4039: 401–407. abstract
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Dau, V.Q., Hoang, H.D., Nguyen, T.T., Le D.T.T., & Altig, R. (2015). The breeding biologies of three species of treefrogs with hyperextended vocal repertoires (Gracixalus; Anura: Rhacophoridae). Amphibia-Reptilia 36: 277–285. full text
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Tran, D.T.A., Frankham, G.J., Dekker, A.H., Le, D.T.T., Nguyen, T.Q., Dau, V.Q & Hoang, H.D. (2015) Undiagnosed Cryptic Diversity in Small, Microendemic Frogs (Leptolalax) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0128382. full text.
  • Poyarkov, N.A., Jr., Rowley,J.J.L., Gogoleva,S.I., Vassilieva, A.B., Galoyan, E.A., & Orlov. N. L. (2015). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from the western Langbian Plateau, southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3931: 221–252. abstract.
  • Kusrini, M.D., Rowley, J.J.L., Khairunnisa, L.R., Shea, G.M. & Altig, R. (2015) The reproductive biology and larvae of the first tadpole-bearing frog, Limnonectes larvaepartus. PLoS ONE 10(1): e116154. full text


  • Stuart, B. L., Rowley, J.J.L., Phimmachak, S., Aowphol, A. & Sivongxay, N. (2014). Salamander protection starts with the newt. Science 346 (6213): 1067-1068.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Le, T.T.D, Hoang, H. D. & Altig, R. (2014). The breeding behaviour, advertisement call and tadpole of Limnonectes dabanus (Anura: Dicroglossidae). Zootaxa. 3881(2):195-200. pdf
  • Rowley, J.J.L. & Stuart, B.L. (2014). Amphibian conservation in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. In: Heatwole H, Das I, editors. Conservation Biology of Amphibians of Asia: Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians in Eastern Hemisphere. pp 264–280.
  • Gleason, F.H., Rowley, J.J.L., Jessop, C.N., & Lilje, O. (2014).  Zoosporic parasites of amphibians. In: Hyde, K.D., Jones, E.B.G. & Pang, KL. Freshwater Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms. pp 245-262.
  • Rowley, J.J.L. (2014). An old world newly discovered: revealing the mysterious and imperiled biodiversity of the Greater Mekong. Asian Geographic 107: 68-71.  pdf
  • Strautins, E., Le, D.T.T., Dau, V.Q., Hoang, H.D., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2014). Leptobrachium pullum (Vietnam Spadefoot Toad). Eye Coloration. Herpetological Review. 45: 477-478.
  • Ocock, J. F., Kingsford, R. T., Penman, T. D., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2014). Frogs during the flood: Differential behaviours of two amphibian species in a dryland floodplain wetland. Austral Ecology 39: 929–940 abstract
  • Altig, R., & Rowley, J.J.L. (2014). The breeding behavior of Glyphoglossus molossus and the tadpoles of Glyphoglossus molossus and Calluella guttulata (Microhylidae). Zootaxa. 3811:381-386. abstract
  • Gleason, F.H., Chambouvet, A., Sullivan, B.K., Lilje, O., Rowley, J.J.L. (2014). Multiple zoosporic parasites pose a significant threat to amphibian populations. Fungal Ecology. 11: 181–192.  abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Le, D. T.T., Dau, V. Q., Hoang, H. D., & Cao, T. T. (2014). A striking new species of phytotelm-breeding tree frog (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from central Vietnam. Zootaxa. 3785: 25-37.  full text


  • Rowley, J. J. L.Dau, V. Q. & Nguyen, T. T. (2013). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from the highest mountain in Indochina. Zootaxa. 3737: 415-428. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L.Gleason, F.H., Andreou, D., Marshall, W., Lilje, O. & Goslan, R. (2013). Impacts of mesomycetozoean parasites on amphibian and freshwater fish populations. Fungal Biology Reviews 27:100-111.abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Hoang, H. D., Le, D. T. T., Dau, V. Q., Neang, T., & Cao, T. T. (2013). Low Prevalence or Apparent Absence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection in Amphibians from Sites in Vietnam and Cambodia.Herpetological Review 4: 466-469 full text
  • Dau, V.Q., Rowley, J. J. L.., Hoang, Q.X. (2013). Rhacophorus feae (Thao Whipping Frog). Habitat. Herpetological Review. 44: 129
  • Rowley, J. J. L. & Alford, R. A. (2013). Hot bodies protect amphibians against chytrid infection in nature. Scientific Reports 3:1515; DOI:10.1038/srep01515. full text
  • Ocock, J.F., Rowley, J. J. L., Penman, T.D., Rayner, T.S. & Kingsford, R.T. (2013). Amphibian Chytrid Prevalence in an Amphibian Community in Arid Australia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 10: 77-81. abstract


  • Rowley, J. J. L., Tran, D. T. A., Hoang D. H., Dau Q. V., & Le T. T. D. (2012). A New Species of Large Flying Frog (Rhacophoridae: Rhacophorus) from Lowland Forests in Southern Vietnam. Journal of Herpetology. 46:480-487.abstract
  • Rowley, J.J.L. , D.T.A. Tran, D.T.T. Le, H.D. Hoang, R. Altig (2012). The strangest tadpole: the oophagous, tree-hole dwelling tadpole of Rhacophorus vampyrus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam. Journal of Natural History46, 47-48. full text
  • Gascon C., Collins J., Church D., Moore R.D., Andreone F., Bishop P., Biju S.D., Bolanos F., Feng X., Pipeng L., Zhang L., Shi H., Lotters S., Mitchell P.N., Mora-Benavides J.M., Garcia Moreno J., Randriamahazo H., Reardon J.T., Molina C., Ron S., Rowley J. J. L., Silvano D., Valdijo P., Verdade V.K. (2012). Scaling a global plan into regional strategies for amphibian conservation. Alytes 29 (1-4): 15-27. full text
  • Sunderasan, L., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2012). Leptobrachium pullum (Vietnam Spadefoot Toad). Situs Inversus.Herpetological Review 43: 464.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Hoang D. H., Dau Q. V., Le T. T. D., & Cao T. T. (2012). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Vietnam. Zootaxa 3321: 56-68. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Altig, R. (2012). Nidicolous development in Limnonectes limborgi (Anura, Dicroglossidae).Amphibia-Reptilia 33: 145-149. abstract


  • Rowley, J. J. L., Dau Q. V., Nguyen T. T., Cao T. T., & Nguyen, S. V. (2011). A new species of Gracixalus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) with a hyperextended vocal repertoire from Vietnam. Zootaxa 3125: 22-38. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Le T. T., D.Hoang D. H., Dau Q. V., & Cao T. T. (2011). Two new species of Theloderma (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Vietnam. Zootaxa 3098: 1-20. abstract
  • Swei, A., Rowley, J. J. L., Rodder, D., Diesmos, M. L. L., Diesmos, A. C., Briggs, C. J., Brown, R., Cao T. T., Cheng, T. L., Chong, R. A., Han, B., Hero J.-M., Hoang H. D., Kusrini, M. D., Le, T. T. D., McGuire, J. A., Meegaskumbura, M., Min, M.-S., Mulcahy, D. G., Neang T., Phimmachak, S., Rao, D.-Q., Reeder, N. M., Schoville, S. D., Sivongxay, N., Srei, N., Stock, M., Stuart, B. L., Torres, L. S., Tran, D. T. A., Tunstall, T. S., Vieites, D., Vredenburg, V. T. (2011).Is chytridiomycosis an emerging amphibian disease in Asia? PLoS ONE 6: e23179. full text
  • Stuart, B. L., Rowley, J. J. L., Tran, D. T. A., Le, D. T. T., Hoang, D. H. (2011). The Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae) of the Langbian Plateau, southern Vietnam, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 2804: 25-40.full text
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Le, D. T. T., Tran, D. T. A. & Hoang, D. Y. (2011). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2796:15-28. full text


  • Rowley, J. J. L., Le T. T. D., Tran T. A. D., Stuart, B. L., & Hoang D. H. (2010). A new tree frog of the genusRhacophorus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2727: 45-55. full text
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Stuart, B. L., Richards, S. J., Phimmachak, S., & Sivongxay, N. (2010). A new species of Leptolalax(Anura: Megophryidae) from Laos. Zootaxa 2681: 35-46. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L. & Srei, N. (2010) Chiromantis vittatus (Burmese Bushfrog). Coloration. Herpetological Review. 41: 335.
  • Le T. T. D & Rowley, J. J. L. (2010) Rhacophorus feae (Thao Whipping Frog). Defensive Behavior. Herpetological Review. 41: 342.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Hoang D. H., Le T. T. D., Dau Q. V., & Cao T. T. (2010). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from Vietnam and further information on Leptolalax tuberosusZootaxa 2660: 33-45. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Stuart, B. L., Neang, T., Emmett, D. A. (2010). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from northeastern Cambodia. Zootaxa 2567: 57-68. abstract
  • Stuart, B. L., Rowley, J. J .L., Neang, T., Emmett, D. A., Som, S. (2010). Significant new records of amphibians and reptiles from Virachey National Park, northeastern Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2010:38-47. full text
  • Rowley, J., Brown, R., Kusrini, M., Inger, R., Stuart, B., Wogan, G., Chan-ard, T., Cao, T.T., Diesmos, A., Iskandar, D.T., Lau, M., Ming, L.T., Makchai, S., Neang, T., Nguyen, Q. T., Phimmachak, S. (2010) Impending conservation crisis for Southeast Asian amphibians. Biology Letters 6: 336-338. abstract


  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2009) Models in Field Studies of Temperature and Moisture. Chapter 21 pp 387-406 In Dodd, C. K., ed., Amphibian Ecology and Conservation. Cambridge University Press.
  • Rowley, J. J. L. & Alford, R. A. (2009) Factors affecting interspecific variation in susceptibility to disease in amphibians. pp 3053-3066 In Amphibian Biology, Volume 8. Conservation and Ecology. H. Heatwole (ed.), Surrey Beatty and Sons, Chipping Norton, Australia. full text
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Cao, T. T. (2009). A new species of Leptolalax (Anura: Megophryidae) from central Vietnam.Zootaxa 2198:51-60. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2009) Movement and habitat use of the endangered Australian frog Nyctimystes dayi. Herpetological Review. 40: 29-32.


  • Alford, R. A., & Rowley, J. J. L. (2008) The history of amphibian declines in Australia. Pp. 72. In S. N. Stuart , M. Hoffmann, J.S. Chanson , N.A. Cox , R.J. Berridge , P. Ramani , B.E. Young (eds). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Edicions, with IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Conservation International and NatureServe, Barcelona.
  • Puschendorf, R., Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R.A. (2008). Climate change and amphibian declines. Pp. 50. In S. N. Stuart , M. Hoffmann , J.S. Chanson , N.A. Cox , R.J. Berridge , P. Ramani , B.E. Young (eds). Threatened Amphibians of the World. Lynx Edicions, with IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Conservation International and NatureServe, Barcelona.
  • Alemu, J.B. II. & J. J. L Rowley (2008) Siphlophis compressus (Red-eyed Liana Snake). Cannibalism. Herpetological Review. 39: 472-473.
  • Pyke, G.H. & Rowley, J. J. L. (2008) Interactions between tadpoles of the Australian frogs Litoria aurea andLimnodynastes peroniiAustralian Zoologist. 34. 570-576.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Emmett, D. A., Voen, S. (2008). Harvest, trade and conservation of the Asian Arowana Scleropages formosus in Cambodia. Aquatic Conservation.18: 1255-1262. abstract


  • Rowley, J. J. L., Chan, S. K. F., Tang, W.S., Speare, R., Skerratt, L. F., Alford, R. A., Cheung, S., Ho, C. Y., Campbell, R. (2007) Survey for the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Hong Kong in native amphibians and in the international amphibian trade. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 78: 87-95. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2007) Behaviour of Australian rain forest stream frogs may affect the transmission of chytridiomycosis. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 77: 1-9. full text
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2007) Movement patterns and habitat use of rainforest stream frogs in northern Queensland, Australia: implications for extinction vulnerability. Wildlife Research 34: 371-378. abstract
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2007) Techniques for tracking amphibians: Harmonic radar versus radio telemetry, and the effects of tag attachment. Amphibia-Reptilia 28: 367-376.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., (2007) Observations of physical interactions between conspecific male rain forest stream frogsLitoria genimaculata and Nyctimystes dayi (Anura: Hylidae). Herpetofauna 37: 11-15.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Puschendorf, R., & Cashins, S. (2007) Plant consumption in Australian geckos: sap feeding by the Ocellated Velvet Gecko Oedura monilisHerpetofauna. 37: 8-10.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., & Alford, R. A. (2007) Non-contact infrared thermometers can accurately measure amphibian body temperatures. Herpetological Review 38: 308-311.
  • Trembath, D. F., Blackburn, J. L. III, Rowley, J. J. L. (2007). Roadkill predation by the childrens python Antaresia childreni (Serpentes: Boidiae) at Adelaide River, Northern Territory. Northern Territory Naturalist 19: 58-59.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Skerratt, L. F., Alford, R. A., Campbell, R. (2007) Retreat sites of rainforest stream frogs are not a reservoir for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in North Queensland, Australia. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 74: 7-12.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Hemingway, V., Alford, R. A., Waycott, M., Skerratt, L. F.,Campbell, R., & Webb, R. (2007).Experimental infection and repeat survey data indicate that the amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidismay not occur on freshwater crustaceans in northern Queensland, Australia. Ecohealth. 4:31-36.


  • Trembath, D., Rowley, J.J.L., Jensen, O. (2006) An observation of male combat in the Dugite Pseudonaja affinis (Serpentes: Elapidae) from Grey, Nambung National Park, Western Australia. Herpetofauna.36(2)80-82.
  • Rowley, J. J. L. (2006) Potentially fatal ingestion of prey by the green-eyed tree frog (Litoria genimaculata).Herpetofauna. 36(2) 97-98.
  • Rowley, J. J. L. (2006) Litoria jungguy (Stoney Creek Frog). Predation. Herpetological Review. 37(4): 445.
  • Rowley, J.J.L., Atwood, T. F., & Trembath, D. (2006) Observations of the short-term movement, microhabitat and temperature of a free-ranging keelback, Tropidonophis mairii (Serpentes: Colubridae) in a tropical rainforest stream.Herpetofauna 36(1) 57-60.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Alford, R. A. & Skerratt, L. F. (2006) The amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis occurs on freshwater shrimp in rain forest streams in northern Queensland, Australia. EcoHealth 3(1) 53-56.


  • Trembath, D. & Rowley, J.J.L. (2005) An observation of the foraging behaviour of the black whip snake Demansia vestigiata (Serpentes: Elapidae): successful predation of a frog Limnodynastes ornatus (Anura:Myobatrachidae) buried underground. Herpetofauna 35(2) 114-115.
  • Bulbert, M., Rowley, J. J. L., & Miehs, A. (2005) Observed agonistic behaviour between male giant banjo frogsLimnodynastes interiorisHerpetofauna 35(2) 78-82.
  • Rowley, J. J.L., Bulbert, M. & Miehs, A. (2005) Observations of calling and breeding frogs in central western New South Wales. Herpetofauna 35(1) 25-29.
  • Rowley, J. J. L., Rayner, T. S. & Pyke, G. H. (2005) New records and invasive potential of the poeciliid fishPhalloceros caudimaculatusNew Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39(5) 1013-1022.Ophryophryne_sp_Wht