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Nielsen, S. V, J. L. Banks, R. E. Diaz Jr., P. A. Trainor, and T. Gamble. 2018. Dynamic sex chromosomes in Old World chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 31:484–490.|PDF

Gamble, T., E. McKenna, W. Meyer, S. V. Nielsen, B. J. Pinto, D. P. Scantlebury, and T. E. Higham. 2018. XX/XY Sex Chromosomes in the South American Dwarf Gecko (Gonatodes humeralis). Journal of Heredity 109:462–468.|PDF


Gamble, T., T. A. Castoe, S. V. Nielsen, J. L. Banks, D. C. Card, D. R. Schield, G. W. Schuett, and W. Booth. 2017. The Discovery of XY Sex Chromosomes in a Boa and Python. Current Biology 27:2148–2153.| PDF| Supporting Data| Commentary by J.J. Emerson

Gamble, T., E. Greenbaum, T. R. Jackman, A. P. Russell, and A. M. Bauer. 2017. Repeated evolution of digital adhesion in geckos, a reply to Harrington and Reeder. Journal of Evolutionary Biology30:1429–1436. | PDF

Daza, J. D., T. Gamble, V. Abdala, and A. M. Bauer. 2017. Cool geckos: Does plesiomorphy explain morphological similarities between geckos from the Southern Cone? Journal of Herpetology 51:330-342.| PDF

Higham, T. E., T. Gamble, and A. P. Russell. 2017. On the origin of adhesion in geckos: Small morphological changes lead to a major biomechanical transition in the genus Gonatodes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 120:503–517. | PDF


Xiong, Z., F. Li, Q. Li, L. Zhou, T. Gamble, J. Zheng, L. Kui, C. Li, S. Li, and G. Zhang. 2016. Draft genome of the leopard gecko, Eublepharis macularius. GigaScience 5:47. | PDF| Supporting Data

Gamble, T. 2016. Using RAD-seq to recognize sex-specific markers and sex chromosome systems. Molecular Ecology 25:2114–2116. | PDF

Correia, L. M., T. Gamble, M. F. Landell, and T. Mott. 2016. Indels ascertain the phylogenetic position of Coleodactylus elizae Gonçalves, Torquato, Skuk & Sena, 2012 (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae). Zootaxa 4084:147–150. | PDF

Guarnizo, C. E., F. P. Werneck, L. G. Giugliano, M. G. Santos, J. F. Antunes, L. Sousa, A. B. D'Angiolella, A. R. dos Santos, C. Strussmann, M. T. U. Rodrigues, T. F. Dorado-Rodrigues, T. Gamble, and G. R. Colli. 2016. Cryptic lineages and diversification of an endemic anole lizard (Squamata, Dactyloidae) of the Cerrado hotspot. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94:279–289. | PDF

Bernstein, J. M., A. H. Griffing, J. D. Daza, T. Gamble, and A. M. Bauer. 2016. Using alien resources: Caribbean dwarf geckos nesting communally in invasive flora. Reptiles & Amphibians: Conservation and Natural History 23:40–43. | PDF


Gamble, T., J. Coryell, T. Ezaz, J. Lynch, D. Scantlebury, and D. Zarkower. 2015. Restriction site-associated DNA sequencing (RAD-seq) reveals an extraordinary number of transitions among gecko sex-determining systems. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32:1296–1309. | PDF | Supplementary Material | RAD-seq Python script
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Gamble, T., E. Greenbaum, T. R. Jackman, and A. M. Bauer. 2015. Into the light: Diurnality has evolved multiple times in geckos. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 115:896–910. | PDF | Supplementary Material

Russell, A. P., J. Baskerville, T. Gamble, and T. Higham. 2015. The evolution of digit form in Gonatodes (Gekkota: Sphaerodactylidae) and its bearing on the transition from frictional to adhesive contact in gekkotans. Journal of Morphology 276:1311–1332. | PDF

Koepfli, K.-P., et al. 2015. The Genome 10K Project: A way forward. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 3:57–111. | PDF


Gamble, T., A. J. Geneva, R. E. Glor, and D. Zarkower. 2014. Anolis sex chromosomes are derived from a single ancestral pair. Evolution 68:1027–1041. | PDF| Supplementary Material

Gamble, T., and D. Zarkower. 2014. Identification of sex-specific molecular markers using restriction site associated DNA sequencing (RAD-seq). Molecular Ecology Resources 14:892–901. | PDF

Matsubara, K., T. Gamble, Y. Matsuda, D. Zarkower, S. D. Sarre, A. Georges, J. Marshall Graves, and T. Ezaz. 2014. Non-homologous sex chromosomes in two geckos (Gekkonidae: Gekkota) with female heterogamety. Cytogenetic and Genome Research.143:251–258. | PDF

Thomas, T. M., M. C. Granatosky, J. R. Bourque, K. L. Krysko, P. E. Moler, T. Gamble, E. Suarez, E. Leone, and J. Roman. 2014. Taxonomic assessment of Alligator Snapping Turtles (Chelydridae: Macrochelys), with the description of two new species from the southeastern United States. Zootaxa 3786:141–165. | PDF

Gamble. T. 2014. Collecting and Preserving Genetic Material for Herpetological Research. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Salt Lake City, UT. Buy here - SSAR Books


Gartner, G. E. A., T. Gamble, A. L. Jaffe, A. Harrison, and J. B. Losos. 2013. Left-right dewlap asymmetry and phylogeography of Anolis lineatus on Aruba and Curaçao. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 110:409–426. | PDF

Böhm et al. 2013. The conservation status of the worlds reptiles. Biological Conservation 157:372–385. | PDF


Gamble, T., E. Greenbaum, T.R. Jackman, A.P. Russell, and A.M. Bauer. 2012. Repeated origin and loss of adhesive toepads in geckos. PLoS ONE 7:e39429 | PDF | Supplementary Material
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Gamble, T. and D. Zarkower. 2012. Sex determination [Primer]. Current Biology 22:R257–R262. | PDF

Gamble, T., G. R. Colli, M. T. Rodrigues, F. P. Werneck and A. M. Simons. 2012. Phylogeny and cryptic diversity in geckos (Phyllopezus; Phyllodactylidae; Gekkota) from South America's open biomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62:943–953. | PDF

Werneck, F. P., T. Gamble, G. R. Colli, M. T. Rodrigues, and J. W. Sites. 2012. Deep diversification and long-term persistence in the South American ‘dry diagonal’: Integrating continent-wide phylogeography and distribution modeling of geckos. Evolution 66:3014–3034. | PDF

Main, H., D. P. Scantlebury, D. Zarkower and T. Gamble. 2012. Karyotypes of two species of Malagasy ground gecko (Paroedura: Gekkonidae). African Journal of Herpetology 61:81–90. | PDF

LeClere, J. B., E. P. Hoaglund, J. Scharosch, C. E. Smith and T. Gamble. 2012. Two naturally occurring intergeneric hybrid snakes (Pituophis catenifer sayi x Pantherophis vulpinus; Lampropeltini, Squamata) from the midwestern United States. Journal of Herpetology 46:257–262. | PDF


Gamble, T., J. D. Daza, G. R. Colli, L. J. Vitt and A. M. Bauer. 2011. A new genus of miniaturized and pug-nosed gecko from South America (Sphaerodactylidae: Gekkota). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 163:1244–1266. | PDF | Supplementary Material

Gamble, T., A. M. Bauer, G. R. Colli, E. Greenbaum, and T.R. Jackman, L. J. Vitt and A. M. Simons. 2011. Coming to America: Multiple Origins of New World Geckos. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24:231–244. | PDF | Supplementary Material

D'Angiolella, A. B., T. Gamble, T. C. S. Avila-Pires, G. R. Colli, B. P. Noonan and L. J. Vitt. 2011. Anolis chrysolepis Duméril & Bibron, 1837 (Squamata: Polychrotidae) revisited: Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Anolis chrysolepis species group. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 160:35–63. | PDF

Ngo, V. T. and T. Gamble. 2011. Gekko canaensis sp. nov. (Squamata: Gekkonidae), a new gecko from Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2890: 53–64. | PDF


Gamble, T. 2010. A review of sex determining mechanisms in geckos (Gekkota: Squamata). Sexual Development 4: 88–103. | PDF

Ngo, V. T. and T. Gamble. 2010. A new species of Gekko (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Tà Kóu Nature Reserve, Binh Thuan Province, Southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 2346:17–28. | PDF

Berendzen, P. B., J. F. Dugan, and T. Gamble. 2010. Post-glacial expansion into the Paleozoic Plateau: evidence of an Ozarkian refugium for the Ozark minnow Notropis nubilus (Teleostei: Cypriniformes). Journal of Fish Biology 77:1114–1136. | PDF

Uyehara, I. K., T. Gamble and S. Cotner. 2010. The presence of Ranavirus in anuran populations at Itasca State Park, Minnesota, USA. Herpetological Review 41:177–179. | PDF


Genome 10K Community of Scientists. 2009. Genome 10K: A proposal to obtain whole genome sequence for 10,000 vertebrate species. Journal of Heredity 100: 659–674. | PDF

Rodriguez, E.M., T. Gamble, M. V. Hirt, and S. Cotner. 2009. Presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis at the headwaters of the Mississippi River, Itasca State Park, Minnesota. Herpetological Review 40:48–50. | PDF


Gamble, T., A. M. Bauer, E. Greenbaum, and T.R. Jackman. 2008. Out of the blue: A novel, trans-Atlantic clade of geckos (Gekkota, Squamata). Zoologica Scripta 37: 355–366. | PDF

Gamble, T., P. B. Berendzen, H. B. Shaffer, D. E. Starkey, and A. M. Simons. 2008. Species limits and phylogeography of North American cricket frogs (Acris: Hylidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48: 112–125. | PDF

Gamble, T., A. M. Simons, G. R. Colli, and L. J. Vitt. 2008. Tertiary climate change and diversification of the Amazonian gecko genus Gonatodes (Sphaerodactylidae, Squamata).  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 269–277. | PDF

Gamble, T., A. M. Bauer, E. Greenbaum, and T.R. Jackman. 2008. Evidence for Gondwanan vicariance in an ancient clade of gecko lizards.  Journal of Biogeography 35: 88–104. | PDF

Berendzen, P. B., T. Gamble, and A. M. Simons. 2008. Phylogeography of the bigeye chub, Hybopsis amblops (Teleostei: Cypriniformes): Early Pleistocene diversification and post-glacial range expansion. Journal of Fish Biology 73:2021–2039. | PDF

Bauer, A. M., T. R. Jackman, E. Greenbaum, and T. Gamble. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the Italian gekkotan fauna. Pp 59–62. In: C. Corti (ed), Herpetologia Sardiniae. Societas Herpetologica Italica, Edizioni Belvedere, Latina, “le scienze” (8), 504 pp. | PDF

2007 and earlier

Gamble, T. 2007. Incidence of aural abscesses in painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) populations in Minnesota. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6: 293–295. | PDF

LeDee, O., A. Mosser, T. Gamble, G. Childs, and K. Oberhauser. 2007.  A science club takes action. Science and Children 44: 43–45. | PDF

Gamble, T., J. Aherns, and V. Card.  2006. Tyrosinase activity in the skin of three strains of albino gecko (Eublepharis macularius).  Gekko 5: 39–44. | PDF

Gamble, T. 2006.  Relative efficiency of basking and hoop traps for painted turtles (Chrysemys picta). Herpetological Review 37: 308–312. | PDF

Gamble, T. and J. J. Moriarty.  2006. New county records for amphibians and reptiles in Minnesota.  Herpetological Review 37: 114–116. | PDF

Gamble, T. and A. M. Simons. 2004. Comparison of harvested and nonharvested painted turtle populations. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32: 1269–1278. | PDF

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