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​Medina I, Dong CM, Márquez R, Perez DM, Wang IJ, Stuart-Fox D. Anti-predator defenses are linked with high levels of genetic differentiation in frogs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. In print.

Franklin AM, Rankin KJ, Ospina-Rozo L, Medina I, Garcia J, Ng L, Dong CM, Wang L-Y, Aulsebrook A, Stuart-Fox D. 2022. Cracks in the mirror hypothesis: high specularity does not reduce detection or predation risk. Functional Ecology. 36(1):239-248.

Van Dyke JU, Thompson MB, Burridge CP, Castelli MA, Clulow S, Dissanayake DSB, Dong CM, Doody JS, Edwards DL, Ezaz T, Friesen CR, Gardner MG, Georges A, Higgie M, Hill PL, Holleley C, Hoops D, Hoskin CJ, Merry DL, Riley JL, Wapstra E, While GM, Whiteley SL, Whiting M, Zozaya SM, Whittington CM. 2021. Australian lizards are outstanding models for reproductive biology research. Australian Journal of Zoology. 68:168-199.

Dong CM, Johnston GR, Stuart-Fox D, Moussalli A, Rankin KJ, McLean CA. 2021. Elevation of divergent color polymorphic and monomorphic lizard lineages (Squamata: Agamidae) to species level. Ichthyology and Herpetology (formerly Copeia). 109(1): 43-54. ​​

Dong CM, Rankin KJ, McLean CA, Stuart-Fox D. 2021. Maternal reproductive output and F1 hybrid fitness may influence contact zone dynamics. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 34(4): 680-694.

Stuart-Fox D, Aulsebrook A, Rankin KJ, Dong CM, McLean CA. 2021. Convergence and divergence in lizard colour polymorphisms. Biological Reviews. 96(1): 289-309.

McLean CA, Bartle RA, Dong CM, Rankin KJ, Stuart-Fox D. 2020. Divergent male and female mate preferences do not explain incipient speciation between lizard lineages. Current Zoology. zoaa010​.

Dong CM, McLean CA, Moussalli A, Stuart-Fox D. 2019. Conserved visual sensitivities across divergent lizard lineages that differ in an ultraviolet sexual signal. Ecology and Evolution. 9(20): 11824 - 11832.

Dong CM, Engstrom TE, Thomson RC. 2016. Origins of softshell turtles in Hawaii with implications for conservation. Conservation Genetics. 17(1): 207 - 220.

Cantrell EA, Dong CM, Hill CA, Warren DE. 2014. Buoyancy control in cold-submerged painted turtles: implications for overwintering physiology and behavior. Herpetologica. 70(4): 388 - ​394.


Dong CM, McLean CA, Elliott A, Moussalli A, Stuart-Fox D. When polymorphism and monomorphism meet: discordant genomic and phenotypic clines across a lizard contact zone.