Dr Mark Wilkinson

Dr Mark Wilkinson

Merit Researcher

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Vertebrates Division
Contact: email
Phone: 020 7942 5164
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Specialisms

Caecilians, Herpetology, Phylogenetics, Systematics

Summary

I study the biology of caecilian amphibians, especially their systematics and evolution using both morphological and molecular data. I also work on the development and evaluation of phylogenetic methods.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD Geology, The University of Bristol, UK, 1990 - 1993

MSc History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics, King's College London, UK, 1987 - 1988

BA Zoology, University of Oxford, UK, 1981 - 1985

Grants

Developing DNA-barcodes for ecologically important eukaryotic microbes
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £30,489 (to Museum £30,489)
Dates: 2014 - 2017

The Arthropod Supertree of Life: An Online Interactive Resource for Testing Patterns in Arthropod Evolution and Biodiversity
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £123,424 (to Museum £123,424)
Dates: 2011 - 2015

History and Future of the Seychelles Herpetofauna
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: SYNTAX
Total value £17,925 (to Museum £17,925)
Dates: 2011 - 2014

EFFICIENT-C-TREE—Efficient Phylogenetics and the Caecilian Tree of Life
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £164,871.86 (to Museum £164,871.86)
Dates: 2010 - 2011

Systematics and evolution of the Caecilian Cutaneous Secretome
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Linnean Society
Total value £10,930 (to Museum £10,930)
Dates: 2009 - 2010

Fast Supertree Construction Using Quartet Joining
Role: Principal investigatorFoster P
Role: Co-investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £121,618 (to Museum £121,618)
Dates: 2009 - 2010

Publications

Hartigan A, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Streicher JW, Holzer AS, Okamura B (2016) Myxozoan infections of caecilians demonstrate broad host specificity and indicate a link with human activity. International Journal for Parasitology, 46 (5-6) : 375 - 381. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.02.001

Gower DJ, Giri V, Captain A, Wilkinson M (2016) A reassessment of Melanophidium Gunther, 1864 (Squamata: Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from the Western Ghats of peninsular India, with the description of a new species. ZOOTAXA, 4085 (4) : 481 - 503.

Budzik KA, Żuwała K, Kupfer A, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2015) Diverse anatomy of the tongue and taste organs in five species of caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 257 : 103 - 109. doi: 10.1016/j.jcz.2015.04.007

Kotharambath R, Wilkinson M, Oommen OV, Gower DJ (2015) A new species of Indian caecilian highlights challenges for species delimitation within Gegeneophis Peters, 1879 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). ZOOTAXA, 3948 (1) : 60 - 70.

Maddock ST, Briscoe AG, Wilkinson M, Waeschenbach A, San MauroD, Day JJ, Littlewood DTJ, Foster PG, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ (2016) Next-Generation Mitogenomics: A Comparison of Approaches Applied to Caecilian Amphibian Phylogeny. PLOS ONE, 11 (6) : e0156757 - e0156757. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156757

Hetherington AJ, Sherratt E, Ruta M, Wilkinson M, Deline B, Donoghue PCJ (2015) Do cladistic and morphometric data capture common patterns of morphological disparity?. Palaeontology, 58 (3) : 393 - 399. doi: 10.1111/pala.12159

Akanni WA, Siu-ting K, Creevey CJ, Mcinerney JO, Wilkinson M, Foster PG, Pisani D (2015) Horizontal gene flow from Eubacteria to Archaebacteria and what it means for our understanding of eukaryogenesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370 (1678) : 20140337 - 20140337. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0337

Chambouvet A, Gower DJ, Jirků M, Yabsley MJ, Davis AK, Leonard G, Maguire F, Doherty-bone TM, Bittencourt-silva GB, Wilkinson M, Richards TA (2015) Cryptic infection of a broad taxonomic and geographic diversity of tadpoles by Perkinsea protists. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112 (34) : E4743 - E4751. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500163112

Akanni WA, Wilkinson M, Creevey CJ, Foster PG, Pisani D (2015) Implementing and testing Bayesian and maximum-likelihood supertree methods in phylogenetics. Royal Society Open Science, 2 (8) : 140436 - 140436. doi: 10.1098/rsos.140436

Mohun SM, Wilkinson M (2015) The eye of the caecilian Rhinatrema bivittatum (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae). ACTA ZOOLOGICA, 96 (2) : 147 - 153. doi: 10.1111/azo.12061

Gower DJ, Kouete MT, Doherty-bone TM, Ndeme ES, Wilkinson M (2015) Rediscovery, natural history, and conservation status of Idiocranium russeli Parker, 1936 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY, 49 (3-4) : 233 - 253. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2014.939733

De BakkerDM, Wilkinson M, Jensen B (2015) Extreme variation in the atrial septation of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Anatomy, 226 (1) : 1 - 12. doi: 10.1111/joa.12255

Wilkinson M, Antoniazzi MM, Jared C (2015) A new species of Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) from Amazonian Brazil. Zootaxa, 3905 : 425 - 431.

Sherratt E, Gower DJ, Klingenberg CP, Wilkinson M (2014) Evolution of Cranial Shape in Caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Evolutionary Biology, 41 (4) : 528 - 545. doi: 10.1007/s11692-014-9287-2

Siu-ting K, Pisani D, Creevey CJ, Wilkinson M (2015) Concatabominations: Identifying Unstable Taxa in Morphological Phylogenetics using a Heuristic Extension to Safe Taxonomic Reduction. Systematic Biology, 64 (1) : 137 - 143. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu066

Loader SP, Sara CeccarelliF, Menegon M, Howell KM, Kassahun R, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, Gebresenbet F, De SáR, Davenport TRB, Larson JG, Müller H, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Persistence and stability of Eastern Afromontane forests: evidence from brevicipitid frogs. Journal of Biogeography, 41 (9) : 1781 - 1792. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12331

Lewis CJ, Maddock ST, Day JJ, Nussbaum RA, Morel C, Wilkinson M, Foster PG, Gower DJ (2014) Development of anonymous nuclear markers from Illumina paired-end data for Seychelles caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). Conservation Genetics Resources, 6 (2) : 289 - 291. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-0127-y

Maddock ST, Day JJ, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Evolutionary origins and genetic variation of the Seychelles treefrog, Tachycnemis seychellensis (Duméril and Bibron, 1841) (Amphibia: Anura: Hyperoliidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 75 : 194 - 201. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.02.004

Holton TA, Wilkinson M, Pisani D (2014) The Shape of Modern Tree Reconstruction Methods. Systematic Biology, 63 (3) : 436 - 441. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt103

Akanni WA, Creevey CJ, Wilkinson M, Pisani D (2014) L.U.St: a tool for approximated maximum likelihood supertree reconstruction. BMC Bioinformatics, 15 (1) : 183 - 183. doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-183

Maddock ST, Lewis CJ, Wilkinson M, Day JJ, Morel C, Kouete MT, Gower DJ (2014) Non-lethal DNA sampling for caecilian amphibians. HERPETOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 24 (4) : 255 - 260.

Peart CR, Bills R, Wilkinson M, Day JJ (2014) Nocturnal claroteine catfishes reveal dual colonisation but a single radiation in Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73 : 119 - 128. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.013

Tapley B, Bryant Z, Grant S, Kother G, Feltret Y, Masters N, Strike T, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Towards evidence-based husbandry for caecilian amphibians: Substrate preference in Geotrypetes seraphini (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Dermophiidae).. The Herpetological Bulletin, 129 : 15 - 18.

Wilkinson M, Kok PJR, Ahmed F, Gower DJ (2014) Caecilita Wake & Donnelly, 2010 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) is not lungless: implications for taxonomy and for understanding the evolution of lunglessness. ZOOTAXA, 3779 (3) : 383 - 388.

Haggerty LS, Jachiet P-A, Hanage WP, Fitzpatrick DA, Lopez P, O'connell MJ, Pisani D, Wilkinson M, Bapteste E, Mcinerney JO (2014) A Pluralistic Account of Homology: Adapting the Models to the Data. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31 (3) : 501 - 516. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst228

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Müller H, Loader SP, Zardoya R, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (2014) Life-history evolution and mitogenomic phylogeny of caecilian amphibians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73 : 177 - 189. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.009

Siu-ting K, Gower DJ, Pisani D, Kassahun R, Gebresenbet F, Menegon M, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, De SáR, Wilkinson M, Loader SP (2014) Evolutionary relationships of the Critically Endangered frog Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991 with notes on incorporating previously unsampled taxa into large-scale phylogenetic analyses. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14 (1) : 44 - 44. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-44

Wilkinson M, Presswell B, Sherratt E, Papadopoulou A, Gower DJ (2014) A new species of striped Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Myanmar. ZOOTAXA, 3785 (1) : 45 - 58.

Agarwal I, Wilkinson M, Mohapatra PP, Dutta SK, Giri VB, Gower DJ (2013) The first teresomatan caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from the Eastern Ghats of India-a new species of Gegeneophis Peters, 1880. ZOOTAXA, 3693 (4) : 534 - 546.

Kamei RG, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2013) Systematics of the caecilian family Chikilidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) with the description of three new species of Chikila from northeast India. ZOOTAXA, 3666 (4) : 401 - 435. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3666.4.1

Gower DJ, Doherty-bone T, Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Kouete MT, Tapley B, Orton F, Daniel OZ, Wynne F, Flach E, Müller H, Menegon M, Stephen I, Browne RK, Fisher MC, Cunningham AA, Garner TWJ (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection and Lethal Chytridiomycosis in Caecilian Amphibians (Gymnophiona). EcoHealth, 10 (2) : 173 - 183. doi: 10.1007/s10393-013-0831-9

Loader SP, Ceccarelli FS, Wilkinson M, Menegon M, Mariaux J, De SaRO, Howell KM, Gower DJ (2013) Species boundaries and biogeography of East African torrent frogs of the genus Petropedetes (Amphibia: Anura: Petropeditidae). AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY, 62 (1) : doi: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781549

Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Loader SP, Mueller H (2013) A visceral synapomorphy of Scolecomorphus Boulenger, 1883 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY, 62 (1) : 21 - 27. doi: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781548

Doherty-bone TM, Gonwouo NL, Hirschfeld M, Ohst T, Weldon C, Perkins M, Kouete MT, Browne RK, Loader SP, Gower DJ, Wilkinson MW, Rödel MO, Penner J, Barej MF, Schmitz A, Plötner J, Cunningham AA (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians of Cameroon, including first records for caecilians. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 102 (3) : 187 - 194. doi: 10.3354/dao02557

Gower DJ, Giri V, Torsekar VR, Gaikwad K, Wilkinson M (2013) On the taxonomic status of Gegeneophis nadkarnii Bhatta & Prashanth, 2004 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). ZOOTAXA, 3609 (2) : 204 - 212. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3609.2.6

Wilkinson M, O ConnorA, Nussbaum RA (2013) Taxonomic status of the neotropical caecilian genera Brasilotyphlus Taylor, 1968, Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 and Parvicaecilia Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae). Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan :

Wilkinson M, Sherratt E, Starace F, Gower DJ (2013) A New Species of Skin-Feeding Caecilian and the First Report of Reproductive Mode in Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae). PLoS ONE, 8 (3) : e57756 - e57756. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057756

Wilkinson M (2012) Caecilians. Current Biology, 22 (17) : R668 - R669. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.019

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Cotton JA, Zardoya R, Wilkinson M, Massingham T (2012) Experimental Design in Phylogenetics: Testing Predictions from Expected Information. Systematic Biology, 61 (4) : 661 - 674. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys028

Kamei RG, Mauro DS, Gower DJ, Van BocxlaerI, Sherratt E, Thomas A, Babu S, Bossuyt F, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2012) Discovery of a new family of amphibians from northeast India with ancient links to Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279 (1737) : 2396 - 2401. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0150

Barratt CD, Horsburgh GJ, Dawson DA, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Jehle R (2012) Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci in the caecilian amphibian Boulengerula uluguruensis (Gymnophiona), and their cross-species utility in three congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 4 (2) : 225 - 229. doi: 10.1007/s12686-011-9512-6

Kotharambath R, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2012) A third species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) lacking secondary annular grooves. ZOOTAXA, 26 - 34.

Sherratt E, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Klingenberg CP (2012) Evolution of Cranial Modularity in Caecilians. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 52 : E159 - E159.

Barratt C, Horsburgh G, Dawson D, Gower D, Wilkinson M, Loader S, Jehle R (2012) Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci in the caecilian amphibian (Gymnophiona), and their cross-species utility in three congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2 : 225 - 229.

Kamei RG, San MauroD, Gower DJ, Van BocxlaerI, Sherratt E, Thomas A, Babu S, Bossuyt F, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2012) Discovery of a new family of amphibians from northeast India with ancient links to Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, rspb20120150 - rspb20120150.

Kotharambath R, Wilkinson M, Oommen OV, George S, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ (2012) On the systematics, distribution and conservation status of Ichthyophis longicephalus Pillai, 1986 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae). Journal of Natural History, 46 (47-48) : 2935 - 2959. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.717972

Kouete MT, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2012) First Reproductive Observations for Herpele Peters, 1880 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae): Evidence of Extended Parental Care and Maternal Dermatophagy in H. squalostoma (Stutchbury, 1836). ISRN Zoology, 2012 : 1 - 7. doi: 10.5402/2012/269690

Gower DJ, Mauro DS, Giri V, Bhatta G, Govindappa V, Kotharambath R, Oommen OV, Fatih FA, Mackenzie-dodds JA, Nussbaum RA, Biju SD, Shouche YS, Wilkinson M (2011) Molecular systematics of caeciliid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) of the Western Ghats, India. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 59 (3) : 698 - 707. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.03.002

Wilkinson M, San MauroD, Sherratt E, Gower DJ (2011) A nine-family classification of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). ZOOTAXA, 41 - 64.

Giri V, Gower DJ, Gaikwad K, Wilkinson M (2011) A second species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) lacking secondary annular grooves. ZOOTAXA, 49 - 58.

Mcmorris FR, Wilkinson M (2011) Conservative Supertrees. Systematic Biology, 60 (2) : 232 - 238. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syq091

Gower DJ, Papadopoulou A, Doherty-bone TM, Pupin F, San MauroD, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2011) The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data. ZOOTAXA, 14 - 24.

Doherty-bone TM, Ndifon RK, San MauroD, Wilkinson M, Legrand GN, Gower DJ (2011) Systematics and ecology of the caecilian Crotaphatrema lamottei (Nussbaum) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). Journal of Natural History, 45 (13-14) : 827 - 841. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2010.535921

Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Cotton JA, Measey GJ, Menegon M, Howell KM, Mueller H, Gower DJ (2011) Molecular phylogenetics of Boulengerula (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) and implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. HERPETOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 21 (1) : 5 - 16.

Hoffmann M, Hilton-taylor C, Angulo A, Bohm M, Brooks TM, Butchart SHM, Carpenter KE, Chanson J, Collen B, Cox NA, Darwall WRT, Dulvy NK, Harrison LR, Katariya V, Pollock CM, Quader S, Richman NI, Rodrigues ASL, Tognelli MF, Vie J-C, Aguiar JM, Allen DJ, Allen GR, Amori G, Ananjeva NB, Andreone F, Andrew P, Ortiz ALA, Baillie JEM, Baldi R, Bell BD, Biju SD, Bird JP, Black-decima P, Blanc JJ, Bolanos F, Bolivar-g. W, Burfield IJ, Burton JA, Capper DR, Castro F, Catullo G, Cavanagh RD, Channing A, Chao NL, Chenery AM, Chiozza F, Clausnitzer V, Collar NJ, Collett LC, Collette BB, Fernandez CFC, Craig MT, Crosby MJ, Cumberlidge N, Cuttelod A, Derocher AE, Diesmos AC, Donaldson JS, Duckworth JW, Dutson G, Dutta SK, Emslie RH, Farjon A, Fowler S, Freyhof J, Garshelis DL, Gerlach J, Gower DJ, Grant TD, Hammerson GA, Harris RB, Heaney LR, Hedges SB, Hero J-M, Hughes B, Hussain SA, Icochea M.J, Inger RF, Ishii N, Iskandar DT, Jenkins RKB, Kaneko Y, Kottelat M, Kovacs KM, Kuzmin SL, La MarcaE, Lamoreux JF, Lau MWN, Lavilla EO, Leus K, Lewison RL, Lichtenstein G, Livingstone SR, Lukoschek V, Mallon DP, Mcgowan PJK, Mcivor A, Moehlman PD, Molur S, Alonso AM, Musick JA, Nowell K, Nussbaum RA, Olech W, Orlov NL, Papenfuss TJ, Parra-olea G, Perrin WF, Polidoro BA, Pourkazemi M, Racey PA, Ragle JS, Ram M, Rathbun G, Reynolds RP, Rhodin AGJ, Richards SJ, Rodriguez LO, Ron SR, Rondinini C, Rylands AB, Sadovy deMitchesonY, Sanciangco JC, Sanders KL, Santos-barrera G, Schipper J, Self-sullivan C, Shi Y, Shoemaker A, Short FT, Sillero-zubiri C, Silvano DL, Smith KG, Smith AT, Snoeks J, Stattersfield AJ, Symes AJ, Taber AB, Talukdar BK, Temple HJ, Timmins R, Tobias JA, Tsytsulina K, Tweddle D, Ubeda C, Valenti SV, Paul vanDijkP, Veiga LM, Veloso A, Wege DC, Wilkinson M, Williamson EA, Xie F, Young BE, Akcakaya HR, Bennun L, Blackburn TM, Boitani L, Dublin HT, Da FonsecaGAB, Gascon C, Lacher TE, Mace GM, Mainka SA, Mcneely JA, Mittermeier RA, Reid GM, Rodriguez JP, Rosenberg AA, Samways MJ, Smart J, Stein BA, Stuart SN (2010) The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World's Vertebrates. Science, 330 (6010) : 1503 - 1509. doi: 10.1126/science.1194442

Wilkinson M, Kok PJR (2010) A new species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Guyana. ZOOTAXA, 35 - 40.

Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2010) A new species of Rhinatrema Dumeril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Amazonas, Brazil. ZOOTAXA, 63 - 68.

Mohun SM, Davies WL, Bowmaker JK, Pisani D, Himstedt W, Gower DJ, Hunt DM, Wilkinson M (2010) Identification and characterization of visual pigments in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), an order of limbless vertebrates with rudimentary eyes. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213 (20) : 3586 - 3592. doi: 10.1242/jeb.045914

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Sherratt E, Kok PJR (2010) A new species of Rhinatrema Dumeril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Guyana. ZOOTAXA, 47 - 60.

Houston AI, Wood J, Wilkinson M (2010) How did the Great Auk raise its young?. Journal of evolutionary biology, 23 : 1899 - 1906.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum R, Hoogmoed M (2009) A New species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophona: Caeciliidae) from Suriname. Herpetologica, 65 (4) : 413 - 418. doi: 10.1655/08-030.1

Kamei RG, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Biju SD (2009) Three new species of striped Ichthyophis (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from the northeast Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland. ZOOTAXA, 26 - 42.

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Massingham T, Wilkinson M, Zardoya R, Cotton JA (2009) Experimental Design in Caecilian Systematics: Phylogenetic Information of Mitochondrial Genomes and Nuclear rag1. Systematic Biology, 58 (4) : 425 - 438. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syp043

Baker WJ, Savolainen V, Asmussen-lange CB, Chase MW, Dransfield J, Forest F, Harley MM, Uhl NW, Wilkinson M (2009) Complete Generic-Level Phylogenetic Analyses of Palms (Arecaceae) with Comparisons of Supertree and Supermatrix Approaches. Systematic Biology, 58 (2) : 240 - 256. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syp021

Müller HENDRIK, Wilkinson MARK, Loader SIMONP, Wirkner CHRISTIANS, Gower DAVIDJ (2009) Morphology and function of the head in foetal and juvenile Scolecomorphus kirkii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 96 (3) : 491 - 504. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01152.x

Cotton JA, Wilkinson M (2009) Supertrees join the mainstream of phylogenetics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24 (1) : 1 - 3. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2008.08.006

Gower D, Butler R, Hill T, Brusatte S, Wilkinson M (2009) EARLY MESOZOIC ARCHOSAUR PHYLOGENETICS-PROGRESS AND CONSENSUS?. JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY 29 : 108A - 108A.

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2009) Caecilians (Gymnophiona), In: null, null : 369 - 372.

Hollingsworth P, Forrest L, Spouge J, Hajibabaei M, Ratnasingham S, Van derBankM, Chase M, Cowan R, Erickson D, Fazekas A, Graham S, James KE, Kim K-J, John W, Schneider H, Van AlphenStahlJ, Barrett S, Van denBergC, Bogarin D, Burgess K, Cameron K, Carine M, Chacón J, Clark A, Clarkson J, Conrad F, Devey D, Ford C, Hedderson T, Hollingsworth M, Husband B, Kelly L, Kesanakurti P, Kim J, Kim Y, Lahaye R, Lee H-L, Long D, Madriñán S, Maurin O, Meusnier I, Newmaster S, Park C-W, Percy D, Petersen G, Richardson J, Salazar G, Savolainen V, Seberg O, Wilkinson M, Yi D-K, Little D (2009) A DNA Barcode for Land Plants. CBOL Plant Working Group. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106 : 12794 - 12797.

Loader SP, Menegon M, Müller H, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Howell KM, Orton F (2009) Remarkable amphibian diversity in the South Nguru Mountains, Tanzania. null, 91 :

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Massingham T, Wilkinson M, Zardoya R, Cotton JA (2009) Experimental design in caecilian systematics: Phylogenetic information of mitochondrial genomes and nuclear rag1. Systematic biology, syp043 - syp043.

Kupfer A, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Müller H, Jehle R (2008) Care and parentage in a skin-feeding caecilian amphibian. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 309A (8) : 460 - 467. doi: 10.1002/jez.475

Wilkinson M, Kupfer A, Marques-porto R, Jeffkins H, Antoniazzi MM, Jared C (2008) One hundred million years of skin feeding? Extended parental care in a Neotropical caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Biology Letters, 4 (4) : 358 - 361. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0217

Day WHE, Mcmorris FR, Wilkinson M (2008) Explosions and hot spots in supertree methods. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 253 (2) : 345 - 348. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.03.024

Frost DR, Grant T, Faivovich J, Bain RH, Haas A, Haddad CFB, De SaRO, Channing A, Wilkinson M, Donnellan SC, Raxworthy CJ, Campbell JA, Blotto BL, Moler P, Drewes RC, Nussbaum RA, Lynch JD, Green DM, Wheeler WC (2008) Is The Amphibian Tree of Life really fatally flawed?. Cladistics, 24 (3) : 385 - 395. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2007.00181.x

Gower DJ, Rajendran A, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (2008) A New Species of Uraeotyphlus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Uraeotyphlidae) of the Malabaricus Group. Herpetologica, 64 (2) : 235 - 245. doi: 10.1655/07-075R1.1

Du PreezLH, Wilkinson M, Huyse T (2008) The first record of polystomes (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) from caecilian hosts (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), with the description of a new genus and two new species. Systematic Parasitology, 69 (3) : 201 - 209. doi: 10.1007/s11230-007-9120-8

Cotton JA, Wilkinson M (2008) Quantifying the potential utility of phylogenetic characters. TAXON, 57 (1) : 131 - 136.

Bain R, Biju SD, Brown R, Das I, Diesmos A, Dutta S, Gower D, Inger R, Iskandar D, Kaneko Y, Lau MWN, Meegaskumbura M, Ohler A, Papenfuss T, Pethiyagoda R, Stuart B, Wilkinson M, Xie F (2008) Amphibians of the Indomalayan region, In: Threatened Amphibians of the World, Stuart SN, Hoffmann M, Chanson JS, Cox NA, Berridge R, Ramani P, Young BE (Eds). Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Conservation International and NatureServe. : Barcelona. 758pp. 74 - 79.

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Gower DJ, Rasmussen JB, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2004) The caecilian amphibian Scolecomorphus kirkii Boulenger as prey of the burrowing asp Atractaspis aterrima Gunther: trophic relationships of fossorial vertebrates. African Journal of Ecology, 42 (2) : 83 - 87. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2004.00495.x

Gower DJ, Loader SP, Moncrieff CB, Wilkinson M (2004) Niche separation and comparative abundance of Boulengerula boulengeri and Scolecomorphus vittatus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) in an East Usambara forest, Tanzania. African Journal of Herpetology, 53 : 183 - 190.

Gower DJ, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2004) Assessing the conservation status of soil-dwelling vertebrates: Insights from the rediscovery of Typhlops uluguruensis (Reptilia: Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Systematics and Biodiversity, 2 : 79 - 82.

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Harris SR, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2003) Intraorganismal Homology, Character Construction, and the Phylogeny of Aetosaurian Archosaurs (Reptilia, Diapsida). Systematic Biology, 52 (2) : 239 - 252. doi: 10.1080/10635150309341

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Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Msuya CA (2003) A remarkable young Scolecomorphus vittatus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae) from the North Pare Mountains, Tanzania. Journal of Zoology, 259 (1) : 93 - 101. doi: 10.1017/S0952836902003060

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Pisani D, Wilkinson M (2003) Software review-MacClade 4. null,

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Clarke B, Wilkinson M (2002) Garth Underwood–Dedication. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Zoology, 68 :

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Wilkinson MARK, Nussbaum RONALDA (1999) Evolutionary relationships of the lungless caecilian Atretochoana eiselti (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126 (2) : 191 - 223. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1999.tb00153.x

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Wilkinson M, Upchurch P, Barrett PM, Gower DJ, Benton MJ (1998) Robust dinosaur phylogeny?. NATURE, 396 (6710) : 423 - 424. doi: 10.1038/24763

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Wilkinson M (1997) On phylogenetic relationships within Dendrotriton (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae): Is there sufficient evidence?. Herpetological Journal, 7 : 55 - 65.

Wilkinson M, Thorley J, Benton MJ (1997) Uncertain turtle relationships. Nature, 387 : 466 - 466.

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (1996) Is there any Consensus on Basal Archosaur Phylogeny?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 263 (1375) : 1399 - 1406. doi: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0205

Wilkinson M (1996) Resolution of the taxonomic status of Nectocaecilia haydee (Roze) and a revised key to the genera of the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Herpetology, 30 : 413 - 415.

Wilkinson M (1996) Majority-rule reduced consensus trees and their use in bootstrapping.. Molecular Biology and evolution, 13 : 437 - 444.

Wilkinson M (1996) On the distribution of homoplasy and choosing among trees. Taxon, 263 - 266.

Wilkinson M (1996) The taxonomic status of Typhlonectes venezuelense Fuhrmann (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Herpetological journal, 6 : 30 - 31.

Wilkinson M, Benton MJ (1996) Sphenodontid phylogeny and the problems of multiple trees. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 351 : 1 - 16.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1996) On the phylogenetic position of the Uraeotyphlidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Copeia, 550 - 562.

Wilkinson M, Suter SJ, Shires VL (1996) The reduced cladistic consensus method and cassiduloid echinoid phylogeny. Historical Biology, 12 : 63 - 73.

Wilkinson M (1996) The heart and aortic arches of rhinatrematid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 118 : 135 - 150.

Embley TM, Finlay BJ, Dyal PL, Hirt RP, Wilkinson M, Williams AG (1995) Multiple Origins of Anaerobic Ciliates with Hydrogenosomes within the Radiation of Aerobic Ciliates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 262 (1363) : 87 - 93. doi: 10.1098/rspb.1995.0180

Mcinerney JO, Wilkinson M, Patching JW, Embley TM, Powell R (1995) RECOVERY AND PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF NOVEL ARCHAEAL RIBOSOMAL-RNA SEQUENCES FROM A DEEP-SEA DEPOSIT FEEDER. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 61 (4) : 1646 - 1648.

Hirt RP, Dyal PL, Wilkinson M, Finlay BJ, Roberts DM, Embley TM (1995) Phylogenetic Relationships among Karyorelictids and Heterotrichs Inferred from Small Subunit rRNA Sequences: Resolution at the Base of the Ciliate Tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 4 (1) : 77 - 87. doi: 10.1006/mpev.1995.1008

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1995) A new genus of lungless tetrapod: a radically divergent caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 261 : 331 - 335.

Wilkinson M (1995) More on reduced consensus methods. Systematic Biology, 44 : 435 - 439.

Wilkinson M (1995) Arbitrary resolutions, missing entries, and the problem of zero-length branches in parsimony analysis. Systematic Biology, 44 : 108 - 111.

Wilkinson M (1995) A comparison of two methods of character construction. Cladistics, 11 : 297 - 308.

Wilkinson M (1995) Coping with abundant missing entries in phylogenetic inference using parsimony. Systematic Biology, 44 : 501 - 514.

Wilkinson M, Benton MJ (1995) Missing data and rhynchosaur phylogeny. Historical Biology, 10 : 137 - 150.

Wills MA, Briggs DEG, Fortey RA, Wilkinson M (1995) The significance of fossils in understanding arthropod evolution. VERHANDLUNGEN-DEUTSCHEN ZOOLOGISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT, 88 : 203 - 216.

Wilkinson M (1994) Three-taxon statements: when is a parsimony analysis also a clique analysis?. Cladistics, 10 : 221 - 223.

Wilkinson M (1994) Common cladistic information and its consensus representation: reduced Adams and reduced cladistic consensus trees and profiles. Systematic Biology, 43 : 343 - 368.

Wilkinson M (1994) The permutation method and character compatibility. Systematic biology, 43 : 274 - 277.

Wilkinson M (1994) Weights and ranks in numerical phylogenetics. Cladistics, 10 : 321 - 329.

Wilkinson M (1992) Novel modification of the tetrapod cardiovascular system in the West African caecilian Herpele squalostoma (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliaidae). Journal of Zoology, 228 : 277 - 286.

Wilkinson M (1992) On the life history of the caecilian genus Uraeotyphlus (Amphybia: Gymnophiona). Herpetological journal, 2 : 121 - 124.

Wilkinson M (1992) Ordered versus unordered characters. Cladistics, 8 : 375 - 385.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1992) Taxonomic status of Pseudosiphonops ptychodermis Taylor and Mimosiphonops vermiculatus Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliaidae) with description of a new species. Journal of natural history, 26 : 675 - 688.

Wilkinson M (1991) Homoplasy and parsimony analysis. Systematic zoology, 40 : 105 - 109.

Wilkinson M (1991) Adult tooth crown morphology in the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 29 : 304 - 311.

Wilkinson M (1991) The use of primitive character state distributions in the assessment of holophyly. Acta biotheoretica, 39 : 37 - 46.

Wilkinson M (1990) A commentary on Ridley’s cladistic solution to the species problem. Biology and Philosophy, 5 : 433 - 446.

Wilkinson M (1990) The presence of a Musculus Retractor Cloacae in female caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Amphibia-Reptilia, 11 : 300 - 304.

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1989) On the classification and phylogeny of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), a critical review. Herpetological Monographs, 3 : 1 - 42.

Wilkinson M (1989) On the status of Nectocaecilia fasciata Taylor, with a discussion of the phylogeny of the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Herpetologica, 23 - 36.

Wilkinson M (1988) Evolutionary and classical concepts of homology: A reply to Aboitiz. Acta biotheoretica, 37 : 315 - 319.

Wilkinson M (1988) The status of Nectocaecilia cooperi Taylor, with comments on the genus Nectocaecilia Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of herpetology, 22 : 119 - 121.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum R (1988) On the type locality of Chthonerpeton corrugatum Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Herpetological journal, 1 : 245 - 246.

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1987) Two new species of Chthonerpeton (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from Brazil. null,

Wilkinson M (1981) Notes on a caecilian, Nectocaecilia sp.. The Herptile :

Macgregor HC, Sessions SK, Arntzen JW (1979) The phylogenetic position of the Rhinatrematidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona): evidence from the larval lateral line system. Copeia, 40 : 45 - 45.

Mannaert A, Wilkinson M (1883) CHRISTOPHER j. SCHNEIDER, 2 MOHOMED M. BAHIR,’KELUM MANAMENDR A-ARACHCHI,’PETER KL No. Science, 3 : 199 - 199.

Introduction

Summary

I study the biology of caecilian amphibians, especially their systematics and evolution using both morphological and molecular data. I also work on the development and evaluation of phylogenetic methods.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD Geology, The University of Bristol, UK, 1990 - 1993

MSc History and Philosophy of Science and Mathematics, King's College London, UK, 1987 - 1988

BA Zoology, University of Oxford, UK, 1981 - 1985

Projects

Grants

Developing DNA-barcodes for ecologically important eukaryotic microbes
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £30,489 (to Museum £30,489)
Dates: 2014 - 2017

The Arthropod Supertree of Life: An Online Interactive Resource for Testing Patterns in Arthropod Evolution and Biodiversity
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £123,424 (to Museum £123,424)
Dates: 2011 - 2015

History and Future of the Seychelles Herpetofauna
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: SYNTAX
Total value £17,925 (to Museum £17,925)
Dates: 2011 - 2014

EFFICIENT-C-TREE—Efficient Phylogenetics and the Caecilian Tree of Life
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: FP7 - People
Total value £164,871.86 (to Museum £164,871.86)
Dates: 2010 - 2011

Systematics and evolution of the Caecilian Cutaneous Secretome
Role: Principal investigator
Funding: Linnean Society
Total value £10,930 (to Museum £10,930)
Dates: 2009 - 2010

Fast Supertree Construction Using Quartet Joining
Role: Principal investigatorFoster P
Role: Co-investigator
Funding: BBSRC
Total value £121,618 (to Museum £121,618)
Dates: 2009 - 2010

Publications

Publications

Hartigan A, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Streicher JW, Holzer AS, Okamura B (2016) Myxozoan infections of caecilians demonstrate broad host specificity and indicate a link with human activity. International Journal for Parasitology, 46 (5-6) : 375 - 381. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.02.001

Gower DJ, Giri V, Captain A, Wilkinson M (2016) A reassessment of Melanophidium Gunther, 1864 (Squamata: Serpentes: Uropeltidae) from the Western Ghats of peninsular India, with the description of a new species. ZOOTAXA, 4085 (4) : 481 - 503.

Budzik KA, Żuwała K, Kupfer A, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2015) Diverse anatomy of the tongue and taste organs in five species of caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology, 257 : 103 - 109. doi: 10.1016/j.jcz.2015.04.007

Kotharambath R, Wilkinson M, Oommen OV, Gower DJ (2015) A new species of Indian caecilian highlights challenges for species delimitation within Gegeneophis Peters, 1879 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). ZOOTAXA, 3948 (1) : 60 - 70.

Maddock ST, Briscoe AG, Wilkinson M, Waeschenbach A, San MauroD, Day JJ, Littlewood DTJ, Foster PG, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ (2016) Next-Generation Mitogenomics: A Comparison of Approaches Applied to Caecilian Amphibian Phylogeny. PLOS ONE, 11 (6) : e0156757 - e0156757. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156757

Hetherington AJ, Sherratt E, Ruta M, Wilkinson M, Deline B, Donoghue PCJ (2015) Do cladistic and morphometric data capture common patterns of morphological disparity?. Palaeontology, 58 (3) : 393 - 399. doi: 10.1111/pala.12159

Akanni WA, Siu-ting K, Creevey CJ, Mcinerney JO, Wilkinson M, Foster PG, Pisani D (2015) Horizontal gene flow from Eubacteria to Archaebacteria and what it means for our understanding of eukaryogenesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370 (1678) : 20140337 - 20140337. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0337

Chambouvet A, Gower DJ, Jirků M, Yabsley MJ, Davis AK, Leonard G, Maguire F, Doherty-bone TM, Bittencourt-silva GB, Wilkinson M, Richards TA (2015) Cryptic infection of a broad taxonomic and geographic diversity of tadpoles by Perkinsea protists. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112 (34) : E4743 - E4751. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500163112

Akanni WA, Wilkinson M, Creevey CJ, Foster PG, Pisani D (2015) Implementing and testing Bayesian and maximum-likelihood supertree methods in phylogenetics. Royal Society Open Science, 2 (8) : 140436 - 140436. doi: 10.1098/rsos.140436

Mohun SM, Wilkinson M (2015) The eye of the caecilian Rhinatrema bivittatum (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae). ACTA ZOOLOGICA, 96 (2) : 147 - 153. doi: 10.1111/azo.12061

Gower DJ, Kouete MT, Doherty-bone TM, Ndeme ES, Wilkinson M (2015) Rediscovery, natural history, and conservation status of Idiocranium russeli Parker, 1936 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY, 49 (3-4) : 233 - 253. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2014.939733

De BakkerDM, Wilkinson M, Jensen B (2015) Extreme variation in the atrial septation of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Anatomy, 226 (1) : 1 - 12. doi: 10.1111/joa.12255

Wilkinson M, Antoniazzi MM, Jared C (2015) A new species of Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) from Amazonian Brazil. Zootaxa, 3905 : 425 - 431.

Sherratt E, Gower DJ, Klingenberg CP, Wilkinson M (2014) Evolution of Cranial Shape in Caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Evolutionary Biology, 41 (4) : 528 - 545. doi: 10.1007/s11692-014-9287-2

Siu-ting K, Pisani D, Creevey CJ, Wilkinson M (2015) Concatabominations: Identifying Unstable Taxa in Morphological Phylogenetics using a Heuristic Extension to Safe Taxonomic Reduction. Systematic Biology, 64 (1) : 137 - 143. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syu066

Loader SP, Sara CeccarelliF, Menegon M, Howell KM, Kassahun R, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, Gebresenbet F, De SáR, Davenport TRB, Larson JG, Müller H, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Persistence and stability of Eastern Afromontane forests: evidence from brevicipitid frogs. Journal of Biogeography, 41 (9) : 1781 - 1792. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12331

Lewis CJ, Maddock ST, Day JJ, Nussbaum RA, Morel C, Wilkinson M, Foster PG, Gower DJ (2014) Development of anonymous nuclear markers from Illumina paired-end data for Seychelles caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). Conservation Genetics Resources, 6 (2) : 289 - 291. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-0127-y

Maddock ST, Day JJ, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Evolutionary origins and genetic variation of the Seychelles treefrog, Tachycnemis seychellensis (Duméril and Bibron, 1841) (Amphibia: Anura: Hyperoliidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 75 : 194 - 201. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.02.004

Holton TA, Wilkinson M, Pisani D (2014) The Shape of Modern Tree Reconstruction Methods. Systematic Biology, 63 (3) : 436 - 441. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt103

Akanni WA, Creevey CJ, Wilkinson M, Pisani D (2014) L.U.St: a tool for approximated maximum likelihood supertree reconstruction. BMC Bioinformatics, 15 (1) : 183 - 183. doi: 10.1186/1471-2105-15-183

Maddock ST, Lewis CJ, Wilkinson M, Day JJ, Morel C, Kouete MT, Gower DJ (2014) Non-lethal DNA sampling for caecilian amphibians. HERPETOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 24 (4) : 255 - 260.

Peart CR, Bills R, Wilkinson M, Day JJ (2014) Nocturnal claroteine catfishes reveal dual colonisation but a single radiation in Lake Tanganyika. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73 : 119 - 128. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.013

Tapley B, Bryant Z, Grant S, Kother G, Feltret Y, Masters N, Strike T, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2014) Towards evidence-based husbandry for caecilian amphibians: Substrate preference in Geotrypetes seraphini (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Dermophiidae).. The Herpetological Bulletin, 129 : 15 - 18.

Wilkinson M, Kok PJR, Ahmed F, Gower DJ (2014) Caecilita Wake & Donnelly, 2010 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) is not lungless: implications for taxonomy and for understanding the evolution of lunglessness. ZOOTAXA, 3779 (3) : 383 - 388.

Haggerty LS, Jachiet P-A, Hanage WP, Fitzpatrick DA, Lopez P, O'connell MJ, Pisani D, Wilkinson M, Bapteste E, Mcinerney JO (2014) A Pluralistic Account of Homology: Adapting the Models to the Data. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31 (3) : 501 - 516. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst228

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Müller H, Loader SP, Zardoya R, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (2014) Life-history evolution and mitogenomic phylogeny of caecilian amphibians. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 73 : 177 - 189. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.01.009

Siu-ting K, Gower DJ, Pisani D, Kassahun R, Gebresenbet F, Menegon M, Mengistu AA, Saber SA, De SáR, Wilkinson M, Loader SP (2014) Evolutionary relationships of the Critically Endangered frog Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991 with notes on incorporating previously unsampled taxa into large-scale phylogenetic analyses. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14 (1) : 44 - 44. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-44

Wilkinson M, Presswell B, Sherratt E, Papadopoulou A, Gower DJ (2014) A new species of striped Ichthyophis Fitzinger, 1826 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from Myanmar. ZOOTAXA, 3785 (1) : 45 - 58.

Agarwal I, Wilkinson M, Mohapatra PP, Dutta SK, Giri VB, Gower DJ (2013) The first teresomatan caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) from the Eastern Ghats of India-a new species of Gegeneophis Peters, 1880. ZOOTAXA, 3693 (4) : 534 - 546.

Kamei RG, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2013) Systematics of the caecilian family Chikilidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) with the description of three new species of Chikila from northeast India. ZOOTAXA, 3666 (4) : 401 - 435. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3666.4.1

Gower DJ, Doherty-bone T, Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Kouete MT, Tapley B, Orton F, Daniel OZ, Wynne F, Flach E, Müller H, Menegon M, Stephen I, Browne RK, Fisher MC, Cunningham AA, Garner TWJ (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection and Lethal Chytridiomycosis in Caecilian Amphibians (Gymnophiona). EcoHealth, 10 (2) : 173 - 183. doi: 10.1007/s10393-013-0831-9

Loader SP, Ceccarelli FS, Wilkinson M, Menegon M, Mariaux J, De SaRO, Howell KM, Gower DJ (2013) Species boundaries and biogeography of East African torrent frogs of the genus Petropedetes (Amphibia: Anura: Petropeditidae). AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY, 62 (1) : doi: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781549

Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Loader SP, Mueller H (2013) A visceral synapomorphy of Scolecomorphus Boulenger, 1883 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). AFRICAN JOURNAL OF HERPETOLOGY, 62 (1) : 21 - 27. doi: 10.1080/21564574.2013.781548

Doherty-bone TM, Gonwouo NL, Hirschfeld M, Ohst T, Weldon C, Perkins M, Kouete MT, Browne RK, Loader SP, Gower DJ, Wilkinson MW, Rödel MO, Penner J, Barej MF, Schmitz A, Plötner J, Cunningham AA (2013) Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in amphibians of Cameroon, including first records for caecilians. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 102 (3) : 187 - 194. doi: 10.3354/dao02557

Gower DJ, Giri V, Torsekar VR, Gaikwad K, Wilkinson M (2013) On the taxonomic status of Gegeneophis nadkarnii Bhatta & Prashanth, 2004 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae). ZOOTAXA, 3609 (2) : 204 - 212. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3609.2.6

Wilkinson M, O ConnorA, Nussbaum RA (2013) Taxonomic status of the neotropical caecilian genera Brasilotyphlus Taylor, 1968, Microcaecilia Taylor, 1968 and Parvicaecilia Taylor, 1968 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae). Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan :

Wilkinson M, Sherratt E, Starace F, Gower DJ (2013) A New Species of Skin-Feeding Caecilian and the First Report of Reproductive Mode in Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae). PLoS ONE, 8 (3) : e57756 - e57756. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057756

Wilkinson M (2012) Caecilians. Current Biology, 22 (17) : R668 - R669. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.019

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Cotton JA, Zardoya R, Wilkinson M, Massingham T (2012) Experimental Design in Phylogenetics: Testing Predictions from Expected Information. Systematic Biology, 61 (4) : 661 - 674. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/sys028

Kamei RG, Mauro DS, Gower DJ, Van BocxlaerI, Sherratt E, Thomas A, Babu S, Bossuyt F, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2012) Discovery of a new family of amphibians from northeast India with ancient links to Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279 (1737) : 2396 - 2401. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.0150

Barratt CD, Horsburgh GJ, Dawson DA, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Jehle R (2012) Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci in the caecilian amphibian Boulengerula uluguruensis (Gymnophiona), and their cross-species utility in three congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 4 (2) : 225 - 229. doi: 10.1007/s12686-011-9512-6

Kotharambath R, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2012) A third species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Indotyphlidae) lacking secondary annular grooves. ZOOTAXA, 26 - 34.

Sherratt E, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Klingenberg CP (2012) Evolution of Cranial Modularity in Caecilians. INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 52 : E159 - E159.

Barratt C, Horsburgh G, Dawson D, Gower D, Wilkinson M, Loader S, Jehle R (2012) Characterisation of nine microsatellite loci in the caecilian amphibian (Gymnophiona), and their cross-species utility in three congeneric species. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2 : 225 - 229.

Kamei RG, San MauroD, Gower DJ, Van BocxlaerI, Sherratt E, Thomas A, Babu S, Bossuyt F, Wilkinson M, Biju SD (2012) Discovery of a new family of amphibians from northeast India with ancient links to Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, rspb20120150 - rspb20120150.

Kotharambath R, Wilkinson M, Oommen OV, George S, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ (2012) On the systematics, distribution and conservation status of Ichthyophis longicephalus Pillai, 1986 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae). Journal of Natural History, 46 (47-48) : 2935 - 2959. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2012.717972

Kouete MT, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2012) First Reproductive Observations for Herpele Peters, 1880 (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Herpelidae): Evidence of Extended Parental Care and Maternal Dermatophagy in H. squalostoma (Stutchbury, 1836). ISRN Zoology, 2012 : 1 - 7. doi: 10.5402/2012/269690

Gower DJ, Mauro DS, Giri V, Bhatta G, Govindappa V, Kotharambath R, Oommen OV, Fatih FA, Mackenzie-dodds JA, Nussbaum RA, Biju SD, Shouche YS, Wilkinson M (2011) Molecular systematics of caeciliid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) of the Western Ghats, India. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 59 (3) : 698 - 707. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.03.002

Wilkinson M, San MauroD, Sherratt E, Gower DJ (2011) A nine-family classification of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). ZOOTAXA, 41 - 64.

Giri V, Gower DJ, Gaikwad K, Wilkinson M (2011) A second species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) lacking secondary annular grooves. ZOOTAXA, 49 - 58.

Mcmorris FR, Wilkinson M (2011) Conservative Supertrees. Systematic Biology, 60 (2) : 232 - 238. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syq091

Gower DJ, Papadopoulou A, Doherty-bone TM, Pupin F, San MauroD, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2011) The systematics of Boulengerula fischeri (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) based on morphological and molecular data. ZOOTAXA, 14 - 24.

Doherty-bone TM, Ndifon RK, San MauroD, Wilkinson M, Legrand GN, Gower DJ (2011) Systematics and ecology of the caecilian Crotaphatrema lamottei (Nussbaum) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). Journal of Natural History, 45 (13-14) : 827 - 841. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2010.535921

Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Cotton JA, Measey GJ, Menegon M, Howell KM, Mueller H, Gower DJ (2011) Molecular phylogenetics of Boulengerula (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) and implications for taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. HERPETOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 21 (1) : 5 - 16.

Hoffmann M, Hilton-taylor C, Angulo A, Bohm M, Brooks TM, Butchart SHM, Carpenter KE, Chanson J, Collen B, Cox NA, Darwall WRT, Dulvy NK, Harrison LR, Katariya V, Pollock CM, Quader S, Richman NI, Rodrigues ASL, Tognelli MF, Vie J-C, Aguiar JM, Allen DJ, Allen GR, Amori G, Ananjeva NB, Andreone F, Andrew P, Ortiz ALA, Baillie JEM, Baldi R, Bell BD, Biju SD, Bird JP, Black-decima P, Blanc JJ, Bolanos F, Bolivar-g. W, Burfield IJ, Burton JA, Capper DR, Castro F, Catullo G, Cavanagh RD, Channing A, Chao NL, Chenery AM, Chiozza F, Clausnitzer V, Collar NJ, Collett LC, Collette BB, Fernandez CFC, Craig MT, Crosby MJ, Cumberlidge N, Cuttelod A, Derocher AE, Diesmos AC, Donaldson JS, Duckworth JW, Dutson G, Dutta SK, Emslie RH, Farjon A, Fowler S, Freyhof J, Garshelis DL, Gerlach J, Gower DJ, Grant TD, Hammerson GA, Harris RB, Heaney LR, Hedges SB, Hero J-M, Hughes B, Hussain SA, Icochea M.J, Inger RF, Ishii N, Iskandar DT, Jenkins RKB, Kaneko Y, Kottelat M, Kovacs KM, Kuzmin SL, La MarcaE, Lamoreux JF, Lau MWN, Lavilla EO, Leus K, Lewison RL, Lichtenstein G, Livingstone SR, Lukoschek V, Mallon DP, Mcgowan PJK, Mcivor A, Moehlman PD, Molur S, Alonso AM, Musick JA, Nowell K, Nussbaum RA, Olech W, Orlov NL, Papenfuss TJ, Parra-olea G, Perrin WF, Polidoro BA, Pourkazemi M, Racey PA, Ragle JS, Ram M, Rathbun G, Reynolds RP, Rhodin AGJ, Richards SJ, Rodriguez LO, Ron SR, Rondinini C, Rylands AB, Sadovy deMitchesonY, Sanciangco JC, Sanders KL, Santos-barrera G, Schipper J, Self-sullivan C, Shi Y, Shoemaker A, Short FT, Sillero-zubiri C, Silvano DL, Smith KG, Smith AT, Snoeks J, Stattersfield AJ, Symes AJ, Taber AB, Talukdar BK, Temple HJ, Timmins R, Tobias JA, Tsytsulina K, Tweddle D, Ubeda C, Valenti SV, Paul vanDijkP, Veiga LM, Veloso A, Wege DC, Wilkinson M, Williamson EA, Xie F, Young BE, Akcakaya HR, Bennun L, Blackburn TM, Boitani L, Dublin HT, Da FonsecaGAB, Gascon C, Lacher TE, Mace GM, Mainka SA, Mcneely JA, Mittermeier RA, Reid GM, Rodriguez JP, Rosenberg AA, Samways MJ, Smart J, Stein BA, Stuart SN (2010) The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World's Vertebrates. Science, 330 (6010) : 1503 - 1509. doi: 10.1126/science.1194442

Wilkinson M, Kok PJR (2010) A new species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Guyana. ZOOTAXA, 35 - 40.

Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2010) A new species of Rhinatrema Dumeril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Amazonas, Brazil. ZOOTAXA, 63 - 68.

Mohun SM, Davies WL, Bowmaker JK, Pisani D, Himstedt W, Gower DJ, Hunt DM, Wilkinson M (2010) Identification and characterization of visual pigments in caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), an order of limbless vertebrates with rudimentary eyes. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213 (20) : 3586 - 3592. doi: 10.1242/jeb.045914

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Sherratt E, Kok PJR (2010) A new species of Rhinatrema Dumeril & Bibron (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Rhinatrematidae) from Guyana. ZOOTAXA, 47 - 60.

Houston AI, Wood J, Wilkinson M (2010) How did the Great Auk raise its young?. Journal of evolutionary biology, 23 : 1899 - 1906.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum R, Hoogmoed M (2009) A New species of Microcaecilia (Amphibia: Gymnophona: Caeciliidae) from Suriname. Herpetologica, 65 (4) : 413 - 418. doi: 10.1655/08-030.1

Kamei RG, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Biju SD (2009) Three new species of striped Ichthyophis (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae) from the northeast Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland. ZOOTAXA, 26 - 42.

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Massingham T, Wilkinson M, Zardoya R, Cotton JA (2009) Experimental Design in Caecilian Systematics: Phylogenetic Information of Mitochondrial Genomes and Nuclear rag1. Systematic Biology, 58 (4) : 425 - 438. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syp043

Baker WJ, Savolainen V, Asmussen-lange CB, Chase MW, Dransfield J, Forest F, Harley MM, Uhl NW, Wilkinson M (2009) Complete Generic-Level Phylogenetic Analyses of Palms (Arecaceae) with Comparisons of Supertree and Supermatrix Approaches. Systematic Biology, 58 (2) : 240 - 256. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syp021

Müller HENDRIK, Wilkinson MARK, Loader SIMONP, Wirkner CHRISTIANS, Gower DAVIDJ (2009) Morphology and function of the head in foetal and juvenile Scolecomorphus kirkii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 96 (3) : 491 - 504. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2008.01152.x

Cotton JA, Wilkinson M (2009) Supertrees join the mainstream of phylogenetics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 24 (1) : 1 - 3. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2008.08.006

Gower D, Butler R, Hill T, Brusatte S, Wilkinson M (2009) EARLY MESOZOIC ARCHOSAUR PHYLOGENETICS-PROGRESS AND CONSENSUS?. JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY 29 : 108A - 108A.

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2009) Caecilians (Gymnophiona), In: null, null : 369 - 372.

Hollingsworth P, Forrest L, Spouge J, Hajibabaei M, Ratnasingham S, Van derBankM, Chase M, Cowan R, Erickson D, Fazekas A, Graham S, James KE, Kim K-J, John W, Schneider H, Van AlphenStahlJ, Barrett S, Van denBergC, Bogarin D, Burgess K, Cameron K, Carine M, Chacón J, Clark A, Clarkson J, Conrad F, Devey D, Ford C, Hedderson T, Hollingsworth M, Husband B, Kelly L, Kesanakurti P, Kim J, Kim Y, Lahaye R, Lee H-L, Long D, Madriñán S, Maurin O, Meusnier I, Newmaster S, Park C-W, Percy D, Petersen G, Richardson J, Salazar G, Savolainen V, Seberg O, Wilkinson M, Yi D-K, Little D (2009) A DNA Barcode for Land Plants. CBOL Plant Working Group. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106 : 12794 - 12797.

Loader SP, Menegon M, Müller H, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Howell KM, Orton F (2009) Remarkable amphibian diversity in the South Nguru Mountains, Tanzania. null, 91 :

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Kupfer A, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Müller H, Jehle R (2008) Care and parentage in a skin-feeding caecilian amphibian. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology, 309A (8) : 460 - 467. doi: 10.1002/jez.475

Wilkinson M, Kupfer A, Marques-porto R, Jeffkins H, Antoniazzi MM, Jared C (2008) One hundred million years of skin feeding? Extended parental care in a Neotropical caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Biology Letters, 4 (4) : 358 - 361. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0217

Day WHE, Mcmorris FR, Wilkinson M (2008) Explosions and hot spots in supertree methods. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 253 (2) : 345 - 348. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2008.03.024

Frost DR, Grant T, Faivovich J, Bain RH, Haas A, Haddad CFB, De SaRO, Channing A, Wilkinson M, Donnellan SC, Raxworthy CJ, Campbell JA, Blotto BL, Moler P, Drewes RC, Nussbaum RA, Lynch JD, Green DM, Wheeler WC (2008) Is The Amphibian Tree of Life really fatally flawed?. Cladistics, 24 (3) : 385 - 395. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2007.00181.x

Gower DJ, Rajendran A, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (2008) A New Species of Uraeotyphlus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Uraeotyphlidae) of the Malabaricus Group. Herpetologica, 64 (2) : 235 - 245. doi: 10.1655/07-075R1.1

Du PreezLH, Wilkinson M, Huyse T (2008) The first record of polystomes (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) from caecilian hosts (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), with the description of a new genus and two new species. Systematic Parasitology, 69 (3) : 201 - 209. doi: 10.1007/s11230-007-9120-8

Cotton JA, Wilkinson M (2008) Quantifying the potential utility of phylogenetic characters. TAXON, 57 (1) : 131 - 136.

Bain R, Biju SD, Brown R, Das I, Diesmos A, Dutta S, Gower D, Inger R, Iskandar D, Kaneko Y, Lau MWN, Meegaskumbura M, Ohler A, Papenfuss T, Pethiyagoda R, Stuart B, Wilkinson M, Xie F (2008) Amphibians of the Indomalayan region, In: Threatened Amphibians of the World, Stuart SN, Hoffmann M, Chanson JS, Cox NA, Berridge R, Ramani P, Young BE (Eds). Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Conservation International and NatureServe. : Barcelona. 758pp. 74 - 79.

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Cox N, Chanson SSJ, Hoffmann M, Gower D, Wilkinson M, Church D, Moore R (2008) AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMPHIBIANS. Threatened amphibians of the world, 2 - 2.

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2008) Caecilians (Gymnophiona), In: Threatened Amphibians of the World, Stuart SN, Hoffmann M, Chanson JS, Cox NA, Berridge R, Ramani P, Young BE (Eds). Lynx Edicions, in association with IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Conservation International and NatureServe, Barcelona. : 19 - 20.

Mueller H, Nussbaum RA, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2007) Morphology of larval caecilians (Amphibia : gymnophiona). JOURNAL OF MORPHOLOGY, 268 (12) : 1110 - 1110.

Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Govindappa V, Venkatachalaiah G (2007) A NEW SPECIES OF ICHTHYOPHIS (AMPHIBIA: GYMNOPHIONA: ICHTHYOPHIIDAE) FROM KARNATAKA, INDIA. Herpetologica, 63 (4) : 511 - 518. doi: 10.1655/0018-0831(2007)63[511:ANSOIA]2.0.CO;2

Loader SP, Pisani D, Cotton JA, Gower DJ, Day JJ, Wilkinson M (2007) Relative time scales reveal multiple origins of parallel disjunct distributions of African caecilian amphibians. Biology Letters, 3 (5) : 505 - 508. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0266

Cobbett A, Wilkinson M, Wills M (2007) Fossils Impact as Hard as Living Taxa in Parsimony Analyses of Morphology. Systematic Biology, 56 (5) : 753 - 766. doi: 10.1080/10635150701627296

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2007) SPECIES GROUPS IN THE INDIAN CAECILIAN GENUS URAEOTYPHLUS PETERS (AMPHIBIA: GYMNOPHIONA: URAEOTYPHLIDAE), WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES. Herpetologica, 63 (3) : 401 - 410. doi: 10.1655/0018-0831(2007)63[401:SGITIC]2.0.CO;2

Pisani D, Benton MJ, Wilkinson M (2007) Congruence of Morphological and Molecular Phylogenies. Acta Biotheoretica, 55 (3) : 269 - 281. doi: 10.1007/s10441-007-9015-8

Gower DJ, Dharne M, Bhatta G, Giri V, Vyas R, Govindappa V, Oommen OV, George J, Shouche Y, Wilkinson M (2007) Remarkable genetic homogeneity in unstriped, long-tailed Ichthyophis along 1500 km of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Zoology, 272 (3) : 266 - 275. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00266.x

Cotton JA, Wilkinson M (2007) Majority-Rule Supertrees. Systematic Biology, 56 (3) : 445 - 452. doi: 10.1080/10635150701416682

Chase MW, Cowan RS, Hollingsworth PM, Van denBergC, Madrinan S, Petersen G, Seberg O, Jorgsensen T, Cameron KM, Carine M, Pedersen N, Hedderson TAJ, Conrad F, Salazar GA, Richardson JE, Hollingsworth ML, Barraclough TG, Kelly L, Wilkinson M (2007) A proposal for a standardised protocol to barcode all land plants. TAXON, 56 (2) : 295 - 299.

Wilkinson M, Cotton JA, Lapointe F-J, Pisani D (2007) Properties of Supertree Methods in the Consensus Setting. Systematic Biology, 56 (2) : 330 - 337. doi: 10.1080/10635150701245370

Wilkinson M, Mcinerney JO, Hirt RP, Foster PG, Embley TM (2007) Of clades and clans: terms for phylogenetic relationships in unrooted trees. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 22 (3) : 114 - 115. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2007.01.002

Harris SR, Pisani D, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2007) Investigating Stagnation in Morphological Phylogenetics Using Consensus Data. Systematic Biology, 56 (1) : 125 - 129. doi: 10.1080/10635150601115624

Roelants K, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Biju SD, Guillaume K, Moriau L, Bossuyt F (2007) Global patterns of diversification in the history of modern amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104 (3) : 887 - 892. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0608378104

Cobbett A, Wilkinson M, Wills MA (2007) Fossils impact as hard as recent taxa in parsimony analysis. Systematic Biology, 56 : 753 - 766.

Gower DJ, Giri V, Wilkinson M (2007) Rediscovery of Gegeneophis seshachari Ravichandran, Gower & Wilkinson, 2003 at the type locality. Herpetozoa, 19 : 121 - 127.

Grazziotin FG, Zaher H, Ferrarezzi H, Klaczko J, Bonatto SL, Wilkinson M (2007) Higher-level molecular phylogeny of snakes: conflicts and congruence. Darwiniana, 45 : 17 - 19.

Müller H, Others (2007) Developmental morphological diversity in caecilian amphibians: systematic and evolutionary implications. PhD Thesis.

Wilkinson M, Cotton JA (2007) Supertree methods for building the tree of life: Divide-and-conquer approaches to large phylogenetic problems. Reconstructing the Tree of Life: Taxonomy and Systematics of Species Rich Taxa, 72 : 61 - 75.

Wilkinson M, Mcinerney JO, Hirt RP, Foster P, Embley TM (2007) Of clades and clans: terms for relationships in unrooted trees. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 22 : 114 - 115.

Day JJ, Wilkinson M (2006) On the origin of the Synodontis catfish species flock from Lake Tanganyika. Biology Letters, 2 (4) : 548 - 552. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2006.0532

Kupfer A, Gaucher P, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2006) Passive trapping of aquatic caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 41 (2) : 93 - 96. doi: 10.1080/01650520500443930

Pisani D, Mohun SM, Harris SR, Mcinerney JO, Wilkinson M (2006) Molecular evidence for dim-light vision in the last common ancestor of the vertebrates. Current Biology, 16 (9) : R318 - R319. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.03.090

Kupfer A, Müller H, Antoniazzi MM, Jared C, Greven H, Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (2006) Parental investment by skin feeding in a caecilian amphibian. Nature, 440 (7086) : 926 - 929. doi: 10.1038/nature04403

Cotton JA, Slater CSC, Wilkinson M (2006) Discriminating Supported and Unsupported Relationships in Supertrees Using Triplets. Systematic Biology, 55 (2) : 345 - 350. doi: 10.1080/10635150500481556

Frost DARRELR, Grant TARAN, Faivovich J, Bain RAOULH, Haas ALEXANDER, Haddad CFB, De SÁRAFAELO, Channing ALAN, Wilkinson MARK, Donnellan STEPHENC, Raxworthy CHRISTOPHERJ, Campbell JONATHANA, Blotto BORISL, Moler PAUL, Drewes ROBERTC, Nussbaum RONALDA, Lynch JOHND, Green DAVIDM, Wheeler WARDC (2006) THE AMPHIBIAN TREE OF LIFE. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 297 : 1 - 291. doi: 10.1206/0003-0090(2006)297[0001:TATOL]2.0.CO;2

Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2006) Marking amphibians with alpha numeric fluorescent tags–caecilians lead the way. null,

San MauroD (2005) A Hotspot of Gene Order Rearrangement by Tandem Duplication and Random Loss in the Vertebrate Mitochondrial Genome. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 23 (1) : 227 - 234. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msj025

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M, Zardoya R (2006) Sistemàtica y evolución molecular del orden Gymnophiona (Amphibia).

Venkatachalaiah G, Govindappa V, Giri V, Wilkinson M (2006) Studies on the karyotype of Indotyphlus battersbyi Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae). null,

Wilkinson M (2006) Identifying stable reference taxa for phylogenetic nomenclature. Zoologica Scripta, 35 (1) : 109 - 112. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2005.00213.x

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (2006) Caecilian phylogeny and classification, In: null, Science Publishers Enfield, NH, USA : 39 - 78.

Wilkinson M, Pisani D, Cotton J, Corfe I (2005) Measuring Support and Finding Unsupported Relationships in Supertrtees. Systematic Biology, 54 (5) : 823 - 831. doi: 10.1080/10635150590950362

Corfe I, Wilkinson M (2005) CLASH OF THE TITAN(OSAUR)S: INVESTIGATING SAUROPOD PHYLOGENY. JOURNAL OF VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY, 25 (3) : 47A - 48A.

Gower DJ, Bahir MM, Mapatuna Y, Pethiyagoda R, Raheem D, Wilkinson M (2005) Molecular phylogenetics of Sri Lankan Ichthyophis (Amphibia : Gymnophiona : Ichthyophiidae), with discovery of a cryptic species. RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 153 - 161.

Wilkinson M, Cotton J, Creevey C, Eulenstein O, Harris S, Lapointe F-J, Levasseur C, Mcinerney J, Pisani D, Thorley J (2005) The Shape of Supertrees to Come: Tree Shape Related Properties of Fourteen Supertree Methods. Systematic Biology, 54 (3) : 419 - 431. doi: 10.1080/10635150590949832

Bossuyt F, Meegaskumbura M, Beenaerts N, Gower DJ, Pethiyagoda R, Roelants K, Mannaert A, Wilkinson M, Schneider CJ, Bahir MM, Manamendra-apachchi K, Ng PKL, Oommen OV, Milinkovitch MC (2005) Biodiversity in Sri Lanka and the Western Ghats - Response. SCIENCE, 308 (5719) : 199 - 199.

Mcinerney J, Wilkinson M (2005) New methods ring changes for the tree of life. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 20 (3) : 105 - 107. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2005.01.007

Gower DAVIDJ, Wilkinson MARK (2005) Conservation Biology of Caecilian Amphibians. Conservation Biology, 19 (1) : 45 - 55. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2005.00589.x

Bossuyt F, Beenaerts N, Meegaskumbura M, Gower DJ, Pethiyagoda R, Roelants K, Mannaert A, Wilkinson M, Bahir MM, Manamendra-arachchi K, Oommen OV, Ng PKL, Schneider CJ, Milinkovitch MC (2005) Biodiversity in Sri Lanka and the Western Ghats. Science, 308 :

Cobbett A, Wilkinson M, Pollitt JR, Buckling A, Wills MA (2005) The significance of fossils in phylogenetic inference. Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting,

Gower DJ, Bahir MM, Mapatuna Y, Pethiyagoda R, Raheem D, Wilkinson M (2005) Molecular phylogenetics of Sri Lankan Ichthyophis (Amphibia: Gymnopohiona: Ichthyophiidae), with discovery of a cryptic species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement No. 12 : 249 - 257.

Creevey CJ, Fitzpatrick DA, Philip GK, Kinsella RJ, O'connell MJ, Pentony MM, Travers SA, Wilkinson M, Mcinerney JO (2004) Does a tree-like phylogeny only exist at the tips in the prokaryotes?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 271 (1557) : 2551 - 2558. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2864

Wilkinson M, Cotton J, Thorley J (2004) The Information Content of Trees and Their Matrix Representations. Systematic Biology, 53 (6) : 989 - 1001. doi: 10.1080/10635150490522737

Giri V, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2004) A new species of Indotyphlus Taylor (Amphibia : Gymnophiona : Caeciliidae) from the Western Ghats, India. ZOOTAXA, 1 - 19.

Møbjerg N, Jespersen Å, Wilkinson M (2004) Morphology of the kidney in the West African caecilian, Geotrypetes seraphini (Amphibia, Gymnophiona, Caeciliidae). Journal of Morphology, 262 (2) : 583 - 607. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10244

San MauroD, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M, Zardoya R (2004) Phylogeny of caecilian amphibians (Gymnophiona) based on complete mitochondrial genomes and nuclear RAG1. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 33 (2) : 413 - 427. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.05.014

Bossuyt F (2004) Local Endemism Within the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka Biodiversity Hotspot. Science, 306 (5695) : 479 - 481. doi: 10.1126/science.1100167

Gower DJ, Bhatta G, Giri V, Oommen OV, Ravichandran MS, Wilkinson M (2004) Biodiversity in the Western Ghats: The discovery of new species of caecilian amphibians. CURRENT SCIENCE, 87 (6) : 739 - 740.

Gower DJ, Rasmussen JB, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2004) The caecilian amphibian Scolecomorphus kirkii Boulenger as prey of the burrowing asp Atractaspis aterrima Gunther: trophic relationships of fossorial vertebrates. African Journal of Ecology, 42 (2) : 83 - 87. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2028.2004.00495.x

Gower DJ, Loader SP, Moncrieff CB, Wilkinson M (2004) Niche separation and comparative abundance of Boulengerula boulengeri and Scolecomorphus vittatus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) in an East Usambara forest, Tanzania. African Journal of Herpetology, 53 : 183 - 190.

Gower DJ, Loader SP, Wilkinson M (2004) Assessing the conservation status of soil-dwelling vertebrates: Insights from the rediscovery of Typhlops uluguruensis (Reptilia: Serpentes: Typhlopidae). Systematics and Biodiversity, 2 : 79 - 82.

Loader S (2004) Phylogenetic relationships of African microhylid frogs inferred from DNA sequences of mitochondrial 12S and 16S rRNA genes. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 4 (4) : 227 - 235. doi: 10.1016/j.ode.2004.01.005

Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2004) A subterranean generalist predator: diet of the soil-dwelling caecilian Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia; Gymnophiona; Caeciliidae) in southern India. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 327 (1) : 65 - 76. doi: 10.1016/j.crvi.2003.11.001

Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Müller H, Gower DJ (2004) Taxonomic status and phylogenetic relationships of Boulengerula denhardtiNieden, 1912 (Amphibia, Gymnophiona, Caeciliidae). Zoosystematics and Evolution, 80 : 41 - 51.

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL, Pisani D, Lapointe F-J, Mcinerney JO (2004) Some desiderata for liberal supertrees, In: Phylogenetic supertrees, Springer Netherlands : 227 - 246.

Harris SR, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2003) Phylogenetic methods and aetosaur interrelationships: A rejoinder. SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY, 52 (6) : 851 - 852. doi: 10.1080/10635150390252260

Lapointe FJ, Wilkinson M, Bryant D (2003) Matrix representations with parsimony or with distances: Two sides of the same coin?. SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY, 52 (6) : 865 - 868. doi: 10.1080/10635150390252297

Scheltinga DM, Wilkinson M, Jamieson BGM, Oommen OV (2003) Ultrastructure of the mature spermatozoa of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Morphology, 258 (2) : 179 - 192. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10139

Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2003) A mark–recapture study of the caecilian amphibian Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) in southern India. Journal of Zoology, 261 (2) : 129 - 133. doi: 10.1017/S0952836903004011

Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2003) Quantitative surveying of endogeic limbless vertebrates—a case study of Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) in southern India. Applied Soil Ecology, 23 (1) : 43 - 53. doi: 10.1016/S0929-1393(02)00175-0

Harris SR, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2003) Intraorganismal Homology, Character Construction, and the Phylogeny of Aetosaurian Archosaurs (Reptilia, Diapsida). Systematic Biology, 52 (2) : 239 - 252. doi: 10.1080/10635150309341

Harris SR, Wilkinson M, Marques AC (2003) Countering concerted homoplasy. Cladistics, 19 (2) : 128 - 130. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2003.tb00300.x

Wilkinson M, Lapointe FXO-J, Gower DJ (2003) Branch Lengths and Support. Systematic Biology, 52 (1) : 127 - 130. doi: 10.1080/10635150390132939

Giri V, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ (2003) A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from the Western Ghats of southern Maharashtra, India, with a key to the species of the genus. Zootaxa, 351 : 1 - 10.

Loader SP, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2003) Caecilians: mysterious amphibians of the Eastern Arc Mountains. Arc Journal. 15 : : 3 - 4.

Loader SP, Wilkinson M, Gower DJ, Msuya CA (2003) A remarkable young Scolecomorphus vittatus (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Scolecomorphidae) from the North Pare Mountains, Tanzania. Journal of Zoology, 259 (1) : 93 - 101. doi: 10.1017/S0952836902003060

Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2003) A mark-recapture study of Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) at a breeding site in Southern Kerala. Journal of Zoology, 261 : 129 - 133.

Pisani D, Wilkinson M (2003) Software review-MacClade 4. null,

Ravichandran MS, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2003) A new species of Gegeneophis Peters (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Maharashtra, India. null,

Scheltinga DM, Wilkinson M, Jameison BGM, Oommen OV (2003) Ultrastructure of the mature caecilian spermatozoa (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Morphology, 258 : 179 - 192.

Thorley JL, Wilkinson M (2003) A view of supertree methods, In: null, AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY : 185 - 194.

Wells EM, Wilkinson M, Tittley I, Scanlan C (2003) Intertidal seaweed biodiversity around Orkney. Coastal Zone Topics, 5 : 25 - 30.

Wilkinson M (2003) Missing entries and multiple trees: instability, relationships, and support in parsimony analysis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 23 : 311 - 323.

Wilkinson M, Loader SP, Gower DJ, Sheps JA, Cohen BL (2003) Phylogenetic relationships of African caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona): insights from mitochondrial rRNA gene sequences. African Journal of Herpetology, 52 : 83 - 92.

Wilkinson M, Müller H, Gower DJ (2003) On Herpele multiplicata (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae). null,

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL (2003) Reduced consensus. DIMACS SERIES IN DISCRETE MATHEMATICS AND THEORETICAL COMPUTER SCIENCE. 61 : AMERICAN MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY : 195 - 204.

Wilkinson M, Richardson MK, Gower DJ, Oommen OV (2002) Extended embryo retention, caecilian oviparity and amniote origins. Journal of Natural History, 36 (18) : 2185 - 2198. doi: 10.1080/00222930110071714

Knapp S, Bateman RM, Chalmers NR, Humphries CJ, Rainbow PS, Smith AB, Taylor PD, Vane-wright RI, Wilkinson M (2002) Taxonomy needs evolution, not revolution - Some changes are clearly necessary, but science cannot be replaced by informatics.. NATURE, 419 (6907) : 559 - 559. doi: 10.1038/419559a

Gower DJ, Kupfer A, Oommen OV, Himstedt W, Nussbaum RA, Loader SP, Presswell B, Muller H, Krishna SB, Boistel R, Wilkinson M (2002) A molecular phylogeny of ichthyophiid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Ichthyophiidae): out of India or out of South East Asia?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 269 (1500) : 1563 - 1569. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2002.2050

Presswell B, Gower DJ, Oomen OV, Measey GJ, Wilkinson M (2002) Scolecophidian snakes in the diets of south Asian caecilian amphibians. HERPETOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 12 (3) : 123 - 126.

Wilkinson M, A. ShepsJ, Oommen OV, Cohen BL (2002) Phylogenetic relationships of Indian caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona) inferred from mitochondrial rRNA gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 23 (3) : 401 - 407. doi: 10.1016/S1055-7903(02)00031-3

Wilkinson M, Moncrieff CB, Peres-neto PR, Foster PG (2002) Type 1 Error Rates of the Parsimony Permutation Tail Probability Test. Systematic Biology, 51 (3) : 524 - 527. doi: 10.1080/10635150290069931

Clarke B, Wilkinson M (2002) Garth Underwood–Dedication. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Zoology, 68 :

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2002) Phallus morphology in caecilians (Amphibia, Gymnophiona) and its systematic utility. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Zoology, 68 : 143 - 154.

Pisani D, Wilkinson M (2002) Matrix Representation with Parsimony, Taxonomic Congruence, and Total Evidence. Systematic Biology, 51 (1) : 151 - 155. doi: 10.1080/106351502753475925

Wilkinson M (2002) Consensus trees and consensus supertrees. Approaches to Reconstructing Phylogeny,

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL (2001) Efficiency of strict consensus trees. SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY, 50 (4) : 610 - 613. doi: 10.1080/106351501750435149

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL (2001) No Compromise on Consensus. Taxon, 50 (1) : 181 - 181. doi: 10.2307/1224519

Harcourt-brown KG, Pearson PN, Wilkinson M (2001) The imbalance of paleontological trees. Paleobiology, 27 (2) : 188 - 204. doi: 10.1666/0094-8373(2001)027<0188:TIOPT>2.0.CO;2

Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Oommen OV, Wilkinson M (2001) Permanent marking of a fossorial caecilian, Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae). Journal of South Asian Natural History, 5 : 141 - 147.

Wilkinson M (2001) Phylogenetic Analysis. Palaeobiology II, 509 - 515. doi: 10.1002/9780470999295.ch127

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL, Littlewood DTJ, Bray RA (2001) Towards a phylogenetic supertree of Platyhelminthes, In: null, Taylor and Francis, London :

Wilkinson, JosephL.Thorley,PaulM (2000) A Chain Is No Stronger than Its Weakest Link: Double Decay Analysis of Phylogenetic Hypotheses. Systematic Biology, 49 (4) : 754 - 776. doi: 10.1080/106351500750049815

Oommen OV, Measey GJ, Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (2000) Distribution and abundance of the caecilian Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia : Gymnophiona) in southern Kerala. CURRENT SCIENCE, 79 (9) : 1386 - 1389.

Thorley JOSEPHL, Wilkinson MARK (1999) Testing the Phylogenetic Stability of Early Tetrapods. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 200 (3) : 343 - 344. doi: 10.1006/jtbi.1999.0999

Wilkinson MARK, Nussbaum RONALDA (1999) Evolutionary relationships of the lungless caecilian Atretochoana eiselti (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126 (2) : 191 - 223. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1999.tb00153.x

Wilkinson M (1999) Choosing and interpreting a tree for the oldest mammal. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19 (1) : 187 - 190. doi: 10.1080/02724634.1999.10011132

Zamprogno C, Zamprogno MDGF, Wilkinson M (1999) Evidence of terrestrial feeding in the’Arboreal’Lizard Enyalius bilineatus of Eastern Brazil. Bulletin-British Herpetological Society, 49 - 52.

Wilkinson M, Upchurch P, Barrett PM, Gower DJ, Benton MJ (1998) Robust dinosaur phylogeny?. NATURE, 396 (6710) : 423 - 424. doi: 10.1038/24763

Wilkinson MARK (1998) Split Support and Split Conflict Randomization Tests in Phylogenetic Inference. Systematic Biology, 47 (4) : 673 - 695. doi: 10.1080/106351598260662

Cohen BL, Sheps JA, Wilkinson M (1998) Archiving molecular phylogenetic alignments as NEXUS files. SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY, 47 (3) : 495 - 496.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1998) Caecilian viviparity and amniote origins. Journal of Natural History, 32 (9) : 1403 - 1409. doi: 10.1080/00222939800770701

Wilkinson M, Thorley JL (1998) Reduced supertrees. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 13 (7) : 283 - 283. doi: 10.1016/S0169-5347(98)01395-0

Wilkinson M (1998) Higher-order homoplasy tests. ACTA BIOTHEORETICA, 46 (2) : 109 - 116. doi: 10.1023/A:1001121718577

Wilkinson M, Sebben A, Schwartz ENF, Schwartz CA (1998) The largest lungless tetrapod: report on a second specimen of Atretochoana eiselti (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from Brazil. Journal of Natural History, 32 (4) : 617 - 627. doi: 10.1080/00222939800770321

Measey GJ, Wilkinson M (1998) Lines of arrested growth in the caecilian, Typhlonectes natans (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Amphibia-Reptilia, 19 (1) : 91 - 95. doi: 10.1163/156853898X00359

Cohen BL, Sheps JA, Wilkinson M (1998) Points of View. Systematic biology, 47 : 495 - 496.

Herniou E, Martin J, Miller K, Cook J, Wilkinson M, Tristem M (1998) Retroviral diversity and distribution in vertebrates. Journal of virology, 72 : 5955 - 5966.

Hirt RP, Wilkinson M, Embley TM, Coombs GH, Vickerman K, Sleigh MA, Warren A, Others (1998) Molecular and cellular evolution of ciliates: a phylogenetic perspective.. Evolutionary relationships among protozoa., 327 - 340.

Thorley JL, Wilkinson M, Charleston M (1998) The information content of consensus trees, In: Advances in data science and classification, Springer Berlin Heidelberg : 91 - 98.

Wilkinson M (2002) Cladistics. Wiley Online Library :

Wills MA, Briggs DEG, Fortey RA, Wilkinson M, Sneath PHA (1998) An arthropod phylogeny based on fossil and recent taxa. Arthropod fossils and phylogeny. Columbia University Press, New York, 33 - 105.

Wilkinson M (1997) Congruence, Consistency and the 'Axioms' of Cladistics. Taxon, 46 (4) : 739 - 739. doi: 10.2307/1224480

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1997) Comparative morphology and evolution of the lungless caecilian Atretochoana eiselti (Taylor) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 62 (1) : 39 - 109. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1997.tb01616.x

Sheps JA, Wilkinson M, Orr K (1997) Novel cranial muscles and actions in a caecilian. Journal of Morphology, 232 : 322 - 322.

Thorson Т, Brooks DR, Mayes MA, Wotton RM, Georgi TA (1997) Limitations on the Use of Compatibility Methods for Polarizing and Ordering Characters. Systematic Biology, 46 : 230 - 231.

Wilkinson M (1997) Characters, congruence and quality: a study of neuroanatomical and traditional data in caecilian phylogeny. Biological Reviews, 72 : 423 - 470.

Wilkinson M (1997) Burning straw men sheds little light: A reply to Whiting and Kelly. Acta Biotheoretica, 45 : 17 - 27.

Wilkinson M (1997) On phylogenetic relationships within Dendrotriton (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae): Is there sufficient evidence?. Herpetological Journal, 7 : 55 - 65.

Wilkinson M, Thorley J, Benton MJ (1997) Uncertain turtle relationships. Nature, 387 : 466 - 466.

Gower DJ, Wilkinson M (1996) Is there any Consensus on Basal Archosaur Phylogeny?. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 263 (1375) : 1399 - 1406. doi: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0205

Wilkinson M (1996) Resolution of the taxonomic status of Nectocaecilia haydee (Roze) and a revised key to the genera of the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Herpetology, 30 : 413 - 415.

Wilkinson M (1996) Majority-rule reduced consensus trees and their use in bootstrapping.. Molecular Biology and evolution, 13 : 437 - 444.

Wilkinson M (1996) On the distribution of homoplasy and choosing among trees. Taxon, 263 - 266.

Wilkinson M (1996) The taxonomic status of Typhlonectes venezuelense Fuhrmann (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae). Herpetological journal, 6 : 30 - 31.

Wilkinson M, Benton MJ (1996) Sphenodontid phylogeny and the problems of multiple trees. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 351 : 1 - 16.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1996) On the phylogenetic position of the Uraeotyphlidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Copeia, 550 - 562.

Wilkinson M, Suter SJ, Shires VL (1996) The reduced cladistic consensus method and cassiduloid echinoid phylogeny. Historical Biology, 12 : 63 - 73.

Wilkinson M (1996) The heart and aortic arches of rhinatrematid caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 118 : 135 - 150.

Embley TM, Finlay BJ, Dyal PL, Hirt RP, Wilkinson M, Williams AG (1995) Multiple Origins of Anaerobic Ciliates with Hydrogenosomes within the Radiation of Aerobic Ciliates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 262 (1363) : 87 - 93. doi: 10.1098/rspb.1995.0180

Mcinerney JO, Wilkinson M, Patching JW, Embley TM, Powell R (1995) RECOVERY AND PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF NOVEL ARCHAEAL RIBOSOMAL-RNA SEQUENCES FROM A DEEP-SEA DEPOSIT FEEDER. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 61 (4) : 1646 - 1648.

Hirt RP, Dyal PL, Wilkinson M, Finlay BJ, Roberts DM, Embley TM (1995) Phylogenetic Relationships among Karyorelictids and Heterotrichs Inferred from Small Subunit rRNA Sequences: Resolution at the Base of the Ciliate Tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 4 (1) : 77 - 87. doi: 10.1006/mpev.1995.1008

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1995) A new genus of lungless tetrapod: a radically divergent caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 261 : 331 - 335.

Wilkinson M (1995) More on reduced consensus methods. Systematic Biology, 44 : 435 - 439.

Wilkinson M (1995) Arbitrary resolutions, missing entries, and the problem of zero-length branches in parsimony analysis. Systematic Biology, 44 : 108 - 111.

Wilkinson M (1995) A comparison of two methods of character construction. Cladistics, 11 : 297 - 308.

Wilkinson M (1995) Coping with abundant missing entries in phylogenetic inference using parsimony. Systematic Biology, 44 : 501 - 514.

Wilkinson M, Benton MJ (1995) Missing data and rhynchosaur phylogeny. Historical Biology, 10 : 137 - 150.

Wills MA, Briggs DEG, Fortey RA, Wilkinson M (1995) The significance of fossils in understanding arthropod evolution. VERHANDLUNGEN-DEUTSCHEN ZOOLOGISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT, 88 : 203 - 216.

Wilkinson M (1994) Three-taxon statements: when is a parsimony analysis also a clique analysis?. Cladistics, 10 : 221 - 223.

Wilkinson M (1994) Common cladistic information and its consensus representation: reduced Adams and reduced cladistic consensus trees and profiles. Systematic Biology, 43 : 343 - 368.

Wilkinson M (1994) The permutation method and character compatibility. Systematic biology, 43 : 274 - 277.

Wilkinson M (1994) Weights and ranks in numerical phylogenetics. Cladistics, 10 : 321 - 329.

Wilkinson M (1992) Novel modification of the tetrapod cardiovascular system in the West African caecilian Herpele squalostoma (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliaidae). Journal of Zoology, 228 : 277 - 286.

Wilkinson M (1992) On the life history of the caecilian genus Uraeotyphlus (Amphybia: Gymnophiona). Herpetological journal, 2 : 121 - 124.

Wilkinson M (1992) Ordered versus unordered characters. Cladistics, 8 : 375 - 385.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum RA (1992) Taxonomic status of Pseudosiphonops ptychodermis Taylor and Mimosiphonops vermiculatus Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliaidae) with description of a new species. Journal of natural history, 26 : 675 - 688.

Wilkinson M (1991) Homoplasy and parsimony analysis. Systematic zoology, 40 : 105 - 109.

Wilkinson M (1991) Adult tooth crown morphology in the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 29 : 304 - 311.

Wilkinson M (1991) The use of primitive character state distributions in the assessment of holophyly. Acta biotheoretica, 39 : 37 - 46.

Wilkinson M (1990) A commentary on Ridley’s cladistic solution to the species problem. Biology and Philosophy, 5 : 433 - 446.

Wilkinson M (1990) The presence of a Musculus Retractor Cloacae in female caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Amphibia-Reptilia, 11 : 300 - 304.

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1989) On the classification and phylogeny of caecilians (Amphibia: Gymnophiona), a critical review. Herpetological Monographs, 3 : 1 - 42.

Wilkinson M (1989) On the status of Nectocaecilia fasciata Taylor, with a discussion of the phylogeny of the Typhlonectidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Herpetologica, 23 - 36.

Wilkinson M (1988) Evolutionary and classical concepts of homology: A reply to Aboitiz. Acta biotheoretica, 37 : 315 - 319.

Wilkinson M (1988) The status of Nectocaecilia cooperi Taylor, with comments on the genus Nectocaecilia Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Journal of herpetology, 22 : 119 - 121.

Wilkinson M, Nussbaum R (1988) On the type locality of Chthonerpeton corrugatum Taylor (Amphibia: Gymnophiona). Herpetological journal, 1 : 245 - 246.

Nussbaum RA, Wilkinson M (1987) Two new species of Chthonerpeton (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Typhlonectidae) from Brazil. null,

Wilkinson M (1981) Notes on a caecilian, Nectocaecilia sp.. The Herptile :

Macgregor HC, Sessions SK, Arntzen JW (1979) The phylogenetic position of the Rhinatrematidae (Amphibia: Gymnophiona): evidence from the larval lateral line system. Copeia, 40 : 45 - 45.

Mannaert A, Wilkinson M (1883) CHRISTOPHER j. SCHNEIDER, 2 MOHOMED M. BAHIR,’KELUM MANAMENDR A-ARACHCHI,’PETER KL No. Science, 3 : 199 - 199.