Diesmos, Arvin

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DEGREES EARNED

  • Ph.D. Biology (2009) - National University of Singapore
  • M.Sc in Wildlife Studies (1998) - University of the Philippines – Los Baños
  • BB.Sc in Biology (Animal Ecology) (1992) - University of the Philippines – Los Baños

SCHOLARLY AND CREATIVE WORKS 

  • Conservation Genetics of the Philippine Tarsier: Cryptic genetic restructures conservation priorities in an island archipelago primate [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2014)
  • Taxonomic revision of the semi-aquatic skink Parvoscincus leucospilos (Reptilia: Squamata Scincidae), with description of three new species [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2014)
  • Archipelago colonization by ecologically dissimilar amphibians: Evaluating the expectation of common evolutionary history of geographic diffusion in co-distributed rainforest tree frogs in islands of Southeast Asia [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2014)
  • Evolutionary processes of diversification in a model island archipelago [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • Increasing arboreality with altitude: a novel biogeographic dimension [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • The Challenge of Species Delimination at the Extremes: Diversification without morphological change in the Philippine sun skinks [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • An adaptive radiation of frogs in a Southeast Asian island archipelago [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • Thermal buffering of microhabitats is a critical factor mediating warming vulnerability of frogs in the Philippine biodiversity hotspot [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • Multilocus phylogeny and Bayesian estimates of species boundaries reveal hidden evolutionary relationships and cryptic diversity in Southeast Asian monitor lizards [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • The amphibians and reptiles of Luzon Island, Philippines, VIII: the herpetofauna of Cagayan and Isabela Provinces, northern Sierra Madre Mountain Range [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • Dragons in our midst: Phyloforensics of illegally traded Southeast Asian monitor lizards [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23-(2013)
  • The conservation status of the world’s reptiles [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2013)
  • Stochastic faunal exchanges drive diversification in widespread Wallacean and Pacific island lizards (Squamata: Scincidae: Lamprolepis smaragdina [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Siebenrockiella leytensis (Taylor 1920) – Palawan Forest Turtle, Philippine Forest Turtle [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (Nov 2012)
  • Phylogeny-based species delimitation in Philippine slender skinks (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) III: Taxonomic revision of the Brachymeles gracilis complex, with descriptions of three new species [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • RAverting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Local demand drives a bushmeat industry in a Philippine forest reserve [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Vulnerability of Philippine amphibians to climate changello [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Amphibians and reptiles of Luzon Island (Philippines) VII: Herpetofauna of Ilocos Norte Province, northern Cordillera mountain range [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Amphibians and reptiles, Romblon Island Group, central Philippines: Comprehensive herpetofaunal inventory [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (Nov 2012)
  • Genetic identity, geographic ranges, and major distribution records for frugivorous monitor lizards of Luzon Island, Philippineso [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Cryptic variation and the tragedy of unrecognized taxa: The case of international trade in the spiny turtle Heosemys spinosa (Testudines: Geoemydidae) [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Forgotten gods: Zalmoxidae of the Philippines and Borneo (Opiliones: Laniatores) [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Biocoustic analysis of advertisement calls of two ground-frogs of the genus Platymantis in Mount Magdiwata, San Francisco, Agusan Del Sur, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Did geckos ride the Palawan raft to the Philippines? [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2012)
  • Hologerrhum philipinum – reproductive mode [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Amphibians and reptiles of Luzon Island, V: the herpetofauna of Angat Damn Watershed, Bulacan Province, Luzon Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • A new Gekko from Sibuyan Island, central Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Randomized Assessor Blind Clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of the Aromatic oil shampoo vs 1%Permethrin shampoo in the treatment of pediculosis capitis Tanya Perez- Chua, Arnelfa Paliza and Agnes Castillo [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Molecular Systematics of the Philippine forest skinks (Squamata: Scincidae: Sphenomorphus): testing morphological hypotheses of interspecific relationship [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Ophiophagus hannah (King Cobra). Diet. [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (Nov 2012)
  • Redescriptions of two poorly known slender skinks, Brachymeles bicolor and Brachymeles pathfinderi (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae), from the Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Is chytridiomycosis an emerging infectious disease in Asia? [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • An old lineage of Cyphophthalmi (Opiliones) discovered on Mindanao highlights the need for biogeographical research in the Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Amphibians and reptiles, Luzon Island, Aurora Province and Aurora Memorial National Park, northern Philippines: new island distribution records [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • New flap-legged forest gecko (Genus Luperosaurus) from the northern Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • Phylogeny of Philippine slender skinks (Scincidae: Brachymeles) reveals underestimated species diversity, complex biogeographical relationships, and cryptic patterns of lineage diversification [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • A new species of stream frog (Sanguirana) from the mountains of Luzon Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • Philippine bent-toed geckos of the Cyrtodactylus agusanensis complex: multilocus phylogeny, morphological diversity, and descriptions of three new species [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • The impact of conservation on the status of the world’s vertebrates [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • Species boundaries in Philippine montane forest skinks (Genus Sphenomorphus): Three new species from mountains of Luzon and clarification of the status of the poorly known S.beyeri, S. knollmanae, and S. laterimaculatus [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • Phylogeography and historical demography of Polypedates leucomystax in the islands of Indonesia and the Philippines: Evidence for recent human-mediated range expansion? [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • Species boundaries and cryptic lineage diversity in a Philippine forest skink complex (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae: Lygosominae) [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • A new species of scincid lizard (Genus Sphenomorphus) from Palawan Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • A new species of limestone-forest frog, genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2011)
  • A spectacular new Philippine monitor lizard reveals a hidden biogeographic boundary and a novel flagship species for conservation [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Phylogeny and biogeography of Philippine bent-toed geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus) contradict a prevailing model of Pleistocene diversification [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • A new legless Loam-swimming lizard (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae: Genus Brachymeles) from the Bicol Peninsula, Luzon Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Phylogeny-based species delimitation of southern Philippine bent-toed geckos and a new species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) form western Mindanao and Sulu Archipelago [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • Phylogenetic relationships of Ansonia from Southeast Asia inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences: Systematic and biogeographic implications (Anura: Bufonidae) [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2010)
  • An ancient origin for the enigmatic flat-headed frogs (Bombinatoridae: Barbourula) from the Islands of Southeast Asia [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • New loam-swimming skink, genus Brachymeles (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae) from Luzon and Catanduanes Islands, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from central Luzon Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • New forest gecko (Squamata: Gekkonidae; Genus: Luperosaurus) from Mt. Mantalingajan, southern Palawan Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • Philippine frogs of the genus Leptobrachium (Anura: Megophryidae): Phylogeny-based species delimitation, taxonomic review, and descriptions of three new species [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • Impending conservation crisis for Southeast Asian amphibians [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • Phylogeny of Gekko from the northern Philippines, and description of a new species from Calayan Island [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • Local people value environmental services provided by forested parks. [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • A new bent-toed gecko (Genus Cyrtodactylus) from Southern Palawan Island, Philippines and clarification of the taxonomic status of C. annulatus [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2009)
  • A new species of limestone forest frog, genus Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ceratobatrachidae) from Samar, Island, Philippines. [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • A new species of fanged frog (Dicroglossidea: genus Limnonectes) from southern Mindanao Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • Status and Distribution of non-marine turtles of the Philippine [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • A new Gekko from the Babuyan Islands, northern Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • Hope for threatened tropical biodiversity: Lessons from the Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • Measuring the meltdown: drivers of global amphibian extinction and decline [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • Amphibians and reptiles of Verde island, Batangas Province, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • The conservation status of the Philippine forest turtle Heosemys leytensis Taylor, 1920 [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2008)
  • An enigmatic new species of blind snake from Luzon Island, northern Philippines, with a synopsis if the genus Acutotyphlops [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2007)
  • The herpetological importance of Mt. Hamiguitan range, Mindanao Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2007)
  • Barcoding Indo-Malayan birds [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2007)
  • A new species of Platymantis (Amphibia: Anura: Ranidae) from Panay Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2007)
  • New species of Luperosaurus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the Sierra Madre Mountain Range of Northern Luzon Island, Philippines [Article, Co-Author] – Philippine Journal of Dermatological Society Vol. 21 Issue 2 pp. 23- 29 (2007)