James Hanken

James Hanken

Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Curator of Herpetology, Museum of Comparative Zoology; Professor of Biology
James Hanken

Research Interests

Evolutionary and developmental biology; systematics, taxonomy and conservation biology; biodiversity informatics

Related Publications

Ferrão, M., A. P. Lima, S. Ron, S. P. dos Santos and J. Hanken. 2020. New species of leaf-litter toad of the Rhinella margaritifera species group (Anura: Bufonidae) from Amazonia. Copeia 108: 967–986. https://doi.org/10.1643/CH2020043

Souza, J. R. D., M. Ferrão, J. Hanken and A. P. Lima. 2020. A new nurse frog (Anura: Allobates) from Brazilian Amazonia with a remarkably fast multi-noted advertisement call. PeerJ 8: e9979. DOI 10.7717/peerj.9979

Fried, P., J. Woodward, D. Brown, D. Harvell and J. Hanken. 2020. 3D scanning of antique glass by combining photography and X-ray computed tomography. Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage 18: e00147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.daach.2020.e00147

Ferrão, M., J. Moravec, J. Hanken and A. P. Lima. 2020. A new species of Dendropsophus (Anura, Hylidae) from southwestern Amazonia with a green bilobate vocal sac. ZooKeys 942: 77–104. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.942.51864

Parra Olea, G., M. G. Garcia-Castillo, S. M. Rovito, J. Maisano, J. Hanken and D. B. Wake. 2020. Descriptions of five new species of the salamander genus Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from eastern Mexico and the status of three currently recognized taxa. PeerJ 8: e8800. DOI 10.7717/peerj.8800

Senevirathne, G., S. Baumgart, N. Shubin, J. Hanken and N. H. Shubin. 2020. Ontogeny of the anuran urostyle: the developmental context of evolutionary novelty. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117: 3034–3044. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1917506117

Maddin, H. C., N. Piekarski, R. R. Reisz and J. Hanken. 2020. Development and evolution of the tetrapod skull-neck boundary. Biological Reviews 95: 573–591. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12578

Rosenburg Cordeiro, I., K. Kabashima, H. Ochi, K. Munakata, C. Nishimori, M. Laslo, J. Hanken and M. Tanaka. 2019. Environmental oxygen exposure allows for the evolution of interdigital cell death in limb patterning. Developmental Cell 50: 155–156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.devcel.2019.05.025

Laslo, M., R. J. Denver and J. Hanken. 2019. Evolutionary conservation of thyroid hormone receptor and deiodinase expression dynamics in ovo in a direct-developing frog, Eleutherodactylus coqui. Frontiers in Endocrinology 10: 307. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00307

Meegaskumbura, M., G. Senevirathne, K. Manamendra-Arachchi, R. Pethiyagoda, J. Hanken and C. J. Schneider. 2019. Diversification of shrub frogs (Rhacophoridae, Pseudophilautus) in Sri Lanka—Timing and geographic context. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 132: 14–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2018.11.00


Faculty Department

Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

Contact Information

MCZ 109A

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