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Roberto Ibañez

Hughey, Myra C., Rebollar, Eria A., Harris, Reid N., Ibanez, Roberto, Loftus, Stephen C., House, Leanna L., Minbiole, Kevin P. C., Bletz, Molly C., Medina, Daniel, Shoemaker, William R., Swartwout, Meredith C., and Belden, Lisa K. 2022. "An experimental test of disease resistance function in the skin-associated bacterial communities of three tropical amphibian species." FEMS microbiology ecology, 98, (3).
Kueneman, Jordan, Bletz, Molly, Becker, Matthew, Gratwicke, Brian, Garcés, Orlando A., Hertz, Andreas, Holden, Whitney M., Ibáñez, Roberto, Loudon, Andrew, McKenzie, Valerie, Parfrey, Laura, Sheafor, Brandon, Rollins-Smith, Louise A., Richards-Zawacki, Corinne, Voyles, Jamie, and Woodhams, Douglas C. 2022. "Effects of captivity and rewilding on amphibian skin microbiomes." Biological Conservation, 271.
Mulcahy, Daniel G., Ibáñez, Roberto, Jaramillo, Cesar A., Crawford, Andrew J., Ray, Julie M., Gotte, Steve W., Jacobs, Jeremy F., Wynn, Addison H., Gonzalez-Porter, Gracia, McDiarmid, Roy W., Crombie, Ronald I., Zug, George R., and de Queiroz, Kevin. 2022. "DNA barcoding of the National Museum of Natural History reptile tissue holdings raises concerns about the use of natural history collections and the responsibilities of scientists in the molecular age." PLOS ONE, 17, (3).
Gray, Heather M., Green, David M., and Ibanez, Roberto. 2021. "Diurnal Calling in a Nocturnal Frog: Exceptional Calling Activity of Tungara Frogs (Engystomops pustulosus) on the Panamanian Island of Taboga." Herpetologica, 77, (3) 227–231.
Higgins, Kathleen, Guerrel, Jorge, Lassiter, Elliot, Mooers, Arne, Palen, Wendy J., and Ibanez, Roberto. 2021. "Observations on spindly leg syndrome in a captive population of Andinobates geminisae." Zoo biology,
Rodriguez, Candelario, Ibanez, Roberto, Mojica, Luis, Ng, Michelle, Spadafora, Carmenza, Durant-Archibold, Armando A., and Gutierrez, Marcelino. 2021. "Bufadienolides from the Skin Secretions of the Neotropical Toad Rhinella alata (Anura: Bufonidae): Antiprotozoal Activity against Trypanosoma cruzi." Molecules, 26, (14).
Smilansky, Vanessa, Jirku, Miloslav, Milner, David S., Ibanez, Roberto, Gratwicke, Brian, Nicholls, Andrew, Lukes, Julius, Chambouvet, Aurelie, and Richards, Thomas A. 2021. "Expanded host and geographic range of tadpole associations with the Severe Perkinsea Infection group." Biology Letters, 17, (6).
Byrne, Allison Q., Richards-Zawacki, Corinne L., Voyles, Jamie, Bi, Ke, Ibanez, Roberto, and Rosenblum, Erica Bree. 2020. "Whole exome sequencing identifies the potential for genetic rescue in iconic and critically endangered Panamanian harlequin frogs." Global Change Biology,
Kelehear, Crystal, Ibáñez, Roberto, Rodríguez, Candelario, Buitrago, Sebastián, and Durant-Archibold, Armando. 2020. "Sarcophagid Myiasis in the Bufonid Rhinella alata in Panama." Journal of wildlife diseases, 56, (3) 667–672.
Lassiter, Elliot, Garces, Orlando, Higgins, Kathleen, Baitchman, Eric, Evans, Matthew, Guerrel, Jorge, Klaphake, Eric, Snellgrove, Donna, Ibanez, Roberto, and Gratwicke, Brian. 2020. "Spindly leg syndrome in Atelopus variusis linked to environmental calcium and phosphate availability." Plos One, 15, (6) Article e0235285.
Martin, Christian H., Ibanez, Roberto, Nothias, Louis-Felix, Caraballo-Rodriguez, Andres Mauricio, Dorrestein, Pieter C., and Gutierrez, Marcelino. 2020. "Metabolites from Microbes Isolated from the Skin of the Panamanian Rocket Frog Colostethus panamansis (Anura: Dendrobatidae)." Metabolites, 10, (10) Article 406.
Ramirez, Juan P., Jaramillo, Cesar A., Lindquist, Erik D., Crawford, Andrew J., and Ibanez, Roberto. 2020. "Recent and Rapid Radiation of the Highly Endangered Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus) into Central America Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA Sequences." Diversity-Basel, 12, (9).
Rodríguez, Ariel, Mundy, Nicholas I., Ibáñez, Roberto, and Pröhl, Heike. 2020. "Being red, blue and green: the genetic basis of coloration differences in the strawberry poison frog (Oophaga pumilio)." BMC Genomics, 21, (1) 1–16.
Rodriguez, Candelario, Ibáñez, Roberto, Ng, Michelle, Spadafora, Carmenza, Durant-Archibold, Armando, and Gutiérrez, Marcelino. 2020. "19-Hydroxy-bufalin, a major bufadienolide isolated from the parotoid gland secretions of the Panamanian endemic toad Rhinella centralis (bufonidae), inhibits the growth of Trypanosoma cruzi." Toxicon: Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology, 177 89–92.
Rodriguez, Candelario, Ibanez, Roberto, Rollins-Smith, Louise A., Gutierrez, Marcelino, and Durant-Archibold, Armando A. 2020. "Antimicrobial Secretions of Toads (Anura, Bufonidae): Bioactive Extracts and Isolated Compounds against Human Pathogens." Antibiotics-Basel, 9, (12) 843–843.
Yovanovich, Carola A. M., Pierotti, Michele E. R., Kelber, Almut, Jorgewich-Cohen, Gabriel, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Grant, Taran. 2020. "Lens transmittance shapes ultraviolet sensitivity in the eyes of frogs from diverse ecological and phylogenetic backgrounds." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287, (1918).
Christian, Martin H., Ibáñez, Roberto, Nothias, Louis-Félix, Cristopher, Boya P., Reinert, Laura K., Rollins-Smith, Louise, Dorrestein, Pieter C., and Gutiérrez, Marcelino. 2019. "Viscosin-like lipopeptides from frog skin bacteria inhibit Aspergillus fumigatus and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis detected by imaging mass spectrometry and molecular networking." Scientific Reports, 9, (1) Article 3019.
Lewis, Carrie H. R., Richards-Zawacki, Corinne, Ibáñez, Roberto, Luedtke, Jennifer, Voyles, Jamie, Houser, Paul, and Gratwicke, Brian. 2019. "Conserving Panamanian harlequin frogs by integrating captive-breeding and research programs." Biological Conservation, 236 180–187.
Medina, Daniel, Ibáñez, Roberto, Lips, Karen R., and Crawford, Andrew J. 2019. "Amphibian diversity in Serranía de Majé, an isolated mountain range in eastern Panamá." ZooKeys, 859 117–130.
Mendoza, Angela M., Bolívar-García, Wilmar, Vázquez-Domínguez, Ella, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Olea, Gabriela Parra. 2019. "The role of Central American barriers in shaping the evolutionary history of the northernmost glassfrog, Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni (Anura: Centrolenidae)." PeerJ, 7 1–28.
Vásquez-Restrepo, Juan D., Ibáñez, Roberto, Sánchez-Pacheco, Santiago J., and Daza, Juan M. 2019. "Phylogeny, taxonomy and distribution of the Neotropical lizard genus Echinosaura (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), with the recognition of two new genera in Cercosaurinae." Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 1–28.
Camperio Ciani, Julio Federico, Guerrel, Jorge, Baitchman, Eric, Diaz, Rigoberto, Evans, Matthew, Ibáñez, Roberto, Ross, Heidi, Klaphake, Eric, Nissen, Bradley, Pessier, Allan P., Power, Michael L., Arlotta, Caitlin, Snellgrove, Donna, Wilson, Brad, and Gratwicke, Brian. 2018. "The relationship between spindly leg syndrome incidence and water composition, overfeeding, and diet in newly metamorphosed harlequin frogs (Atelopus spp.)." PLOS ONE, 13, (10).
DiRenzo, Graziella V., Tunstall, Tate S., Ibáñez, Roberto, deVries, Maya S., Longo, Ana V., Zamudio, Kelly R., and Lips, Karen R. 2018. "External Reinfection of a Fungal Pathogen Does not Contribute to Pathogen Growth." EcoHealth, 1–12.
Varela, Brandon J., Lesbarrères, David, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Green, David M. 2018. "Environmental and Host Effects on Skin Bacterial Community Composition in Panamanian Frogs." Frontiers in Microbiology, 9 298.
Voyles, Jamie, Woodhams, Douglas C., Saenz, Veronica, Byrne, Allison Q., Perez, Rachel, Rios-Sotelo, Gabriela, Ryan, Mason J., Bletz, Molly C., Sobell, Florence Ann, McLetchie, Shawna, Reinert, Laura, Rosenblum, Erica Bree, Rollins-Smith, Louise, Ibáñez, Roberto, Ray, Julie M., Griffith, Edgardo J., Ross, Heidi, and Richards-Zawacki, Corinne. 2018. "Shifts in disease dynamics in a tropical amphibian assemblage are not due to pathogen attenuation." Science, 359, (6383) 1517–1519.
Ibáñez, Roberto, Griffith, Edgardo J., Lips, Karen R., and Crawford, Andrew J. 2017. "Altitudinal distribution and advertisement call of Colostethus latinasus (Amphibia: Dendrobatidae), endemic species from eastern Panama and type species of Colostethus, with a molecular assessment of similar sympatric species." Zootaxa, 4254, (1) 91.
Rodriguez, Candelario, Rollins-Smith, Louise, Ibáñez, Roberto, Durant-Archibold, Armando, and Gutierrez, Marcelino. 2017. "Toxins and pharmacologically active compounds from species of the family Bufonidae (Amphibia, Anura)." Journal of ethnopharmacology, 198 235–254.
Pereyra, Martín O., Baldo, Diego, Blotto, Boris L., Iglesias, Patricia P., Thomé, Maria T. C., Haddad, Célio F. B., Barrio-Amorós, César, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Faivovich, Julián. 2016. "Phylogenetic relationships of toads of the Rhinella granulosa group (Anura: Bufonidae): a molecular perspective with comments on hybridization and introgression." Cladistics, 32, (1) 36–53.
Rebollar, Eria A., Hughey, Myra C., Medina, Daniel, Harris, Reid N., Ibáñez, Roberto, and Belden, Lisa K. 2016. "Skin bacterial diversity of Panamanian frogs is associated with host susceptibility and presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis." The ISME Journal, 10 1682–1695.
Rodríguez-Brenes, Sofía, Rodriguez, David, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Ryan, Michael J. 2016. "Spread of Amphibian Chytrid Fungus across Lowland Populations of Túngara Frogs in Panamá." PLOS ONE, 11, (5).
Belden, Lisa K., Hughey, Myra C., Rebollar, Eria A., Umile, Thomas P., Loftus, Stephen C., Burzynski, Elizabeth A., Minbiole, Kevin P. C., House, Leanna L., Jensen, Roderick V., Becker, Matthew H., Walke, Jenifer B., Medina, Daniel, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Harris, Reid N. 2015. "Panamanian frog species host unique skin bacterial communities." Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 1171.
Dos Santos, Sueny P., Ibáñez, Roberto, and Ron, Santiago R. 2015. "Systematics of the Rhinella margaritifera complex (Anura, Bufonidae) from western Ecuador and Panama with insights in the biogeography of Rhinella alata." ZooKeys, (501) 109–145.
Ellison, Amy R., Tunstall, Tate, DiRenzo, Graziella V., Hughey, Myra C., Rebollar, Eria A., Belden, Lisa, Harris, Reid N., Ibáñez, Roberto, Lips, Karen, and Zamudio, Kelly R. 2015. "More than skin deep: functional genomic basis for resistance to amphibian chytridiomycosis." Genome Biology and Evolution, 7, (1) 286–298.
Paz, Andrea, Ibáñez, Roberto, Lips, Karen R., and Crawford, Andrew J. 2015. "Testing the role of ecology and life history in structuring genetic variation across a landscape: A trait-based phylogeographic approach." Molecular ecology, 24, (14) 3723–3737.
Woodhams, Douglas C., Alford, Ross A., Antwis, Rachael E., Archer, Holly, Becker, Matthew H., Belden, Lisa K., Bell, Sara C., Bletz, Molly, Daskin, Joshua H., Davis, Leyla R., Flechas, Sandra V., Lauer, Antje, Gonzalez, Antonio, Harris, Reid N., Holden, Whitney M., Hughey, Myra C., Ibáñez, Roberto, Knight, Rob, Kueneman, Jordan, Rabemananjara, Falitiana, Reinert, Laura K., Rollins-Smith, Louise, Roman-Rodriguez, Franklin, Shaw, Stephanie D., Walke, Jenifer B. et al. 2015. "Antifungal isolates database of amphibian skin-associated bacteria and function against emerging fungal pathogens." Ecology, 96, (2) 595–595.
Cikanek, Shawna J., Nockold, Simon, Brown, Janine L., Carpenter, James W., Estrada, Angie, Guerrel, Jorge, Hope, Katharine L., Ibáñez, Roberto, Putman, Sarah B., and Gratwicke, Brian. 2014. "Evaluating Group Housing Strategies for the Ex-Situ Conservation of Harlequin Frogs (Atelopus spp.) Using Behavioral and Physiological Indicators." PLoS ONE, 9, (2) 1–6.
Ibáñez, Roberto. 2014. "Anfibios y reptiles." In Metodologías para el Sistema de Monitoreo de la Diversidad Biológica de Panamá (versión en Español). Puerta-Pinero, Carolina, Gullison, Raymond E., and Condit, Richard S., editors. 104–118.
Perez, Rachel, Richards-Zawacki, Corinne, Krohn, Alexander R., Robak, Matthew, Griffith, Edgardo J., Ross, Heidi, Gratwicke, Brian, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Voyles, Jamie. 2014. "Field surveys in Western Panama indicate populations of Atelopus varius frogs are persisting in regions where Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is now enzootic." Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, 8, (2) 30–35.
Rebollar, Eria A., Hughey, Myra C., Harris, Reid N., Domangue, Rickie J., Medina, Daniel, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Belden, Lisa K. 2014. "The Lethal Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Is Present in Lowland Tropical Forests of Far Eastern Panamá." PLoS ONE, 9, (4) 1–8.
Crawford, Andrew J., Cruz, Catalina, Griffith, Edgardo, Ross, Heidi, Ibáñez, Roberto, Lips, Karen R., Driskell, Amy C., Bermingham, Eldredge, and Crump, Paul. 2013. "DNA barcoding applied to ex situ tropical amphibian conservation programme reveals cryptic diversity in captive populations." Molecular Ecology Resources, 13, (6) 1005–1018.
Ibáñez, Roberto, Jaramillo, Cesar A., and Solis, Frank A. 2012. "Description of the advertisement call of a species without vocal sac: Craugastor gollmeri (Amphibia: Craugastoridae)." Zootaxa, 3184 67–68.
Myers, Charles W. and Ibáñez, Roberto. 2012. "Rhadinaea "sargenti," a Misspelled Patronym Honoring Commander William M. Sergeant (1902-1983)." Herpetological Review, 43, (4) 591–593.
Myers, Charles W., Ibáñez, Roberto, Grant, Taran, and Jaramillo, Cesar A. 2012. "Discovery of the frog genus Anomaloglossus in Panama, with descriptions of two new species from the Chagres Highlands (Dendrobatoidea: Aromobatidae)." American Museum Novitates, (3763) 1–19.
Pinto-Sánchez, Nelsy R., Ibáñez, Roberto D., Madriñán, Santiago, Sanjur, Oris I., Bermingham, Eldredge, and Crawford, Andrew J. 2012. "The Great American Biotic Interchange in frogs: multiple and early colonization of Central America by the South American genus Pristimantis (Anura: Craugastoridae)." Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62, (3) 954–972.
Crawford, Andrew J., Alonso, Roberto, Jaramillo, Cesar A., Sucre, Samuel, and Ibáñez, Roberto. 2011. "DNA barcoding identifies a third invasive species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) in Panama City, Panama." Zootaxa, (2890) 65–67.
Horan, III, R., Ibáñez, Roberto, and Hernadez, Andres. 2011. "Micrurus nigrocinctus nigrucinctus (Central American coral snake). Diet." Herpetological Review, 42, (2) 294–295.
Kilburn, Vanessa L., Ibáñez, Roberto, and Green, David M. 2011. "Reptiles as potential vectors and hosts of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Panama." Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 97, (2) 127–134.
Medina, Daniel, Sosa Bartuano, Angel, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Osburn, Ernie. 2011. "Geographic distribution: Dermophis glandulosus." Herpetological Review, 43 387.
Jaramillo, Cesar A., Wilson, Larry David, Ibáñez, Roberto, and Jaramillo, Fidel E. 2010. "The herpetofauna of Panama: Distribution and conservation status." In Conservation of Mesoamerican amphibians and reptiles. Wilson, Larry David, Townsend, Josiah H., and Johnson, Jerry D., editors. 604–671. Eagle Mountain, Utah: Eagle Mountain Publishing.
Kilburn, Vanessa L., Ibáñez, Roberto, Sanjur, Oris I., Bermingham, Eldredge, Suraci, Justin P., and Green, David M. 2010. "Ubiquity of the Pathogenic Chytrid Fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in Anuran Communities in Panama." Ecohealth, 7, (4) 537–548.
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