Publications


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2020

Longo, A.V., C.A. Rodríguez-Gómez, J.P. Zegarra, O. Monzón, H.J. Claudio-Hernández, R.L. Joglar, K.R. Zamudio, P.A. Burrowes, and A.L. López-Torres, Tick parasitism as a cost of sexual selection and male parental care in a Neotropical frog. Ecosphere, 2020. 11(1): p. e03010. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3010

2019

Longo, A.V., R.C. Fleischer, and K.R. Lips, Double trouble: co-infections of chytrid fungi will severely impact widely distributed newts. Biological Invasions, 2019. 21(6): p. 2233-2245. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-01973-3

Scheele, B.C., F. Pasmans, L.F. Skerratt, L. Berger, A. Martel, W. Beukema, A.A. Acevedo, P.A. Burrowes, T. Carvalho, A. Catenazzi, I. De la Riva, M.C. Fisher, S.V. Flechas, C.N. Foster, P. Frías-Álvarez, T.W.J. Garner, B. Gratwicke, J.M. Guayasamin, M. Hirschfeld, J.E. Kolby, T.A. Kosch, E. La Marca, D.B. Lindenmayer, K.R. Lips, A.V. Longo, R. Maneyro, C.A. McDonald, J. Mendelson, P. Palacios-Rodriguez, G. Parra-Olea, C.L. Richards-Zawacki, M.-O. Rödel, S.M. Rovito, C. Soto-Azat, L.F. Toledo, J. Voyles, C. Weldon, S.M. Whitfield, M. Wilkinson, K.R. Zamudio, and S. Canessa, Amphibian fungal panzootic causes catastrophic and ongoing loss of biodiversity. Science, 2019. 363(6434): p. 1459-1463. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aav0379

Kueneman, J.G., M.C. Bletz, V.J. McKenzie, C.G. Becker, M.B. Joseph, J.G. Abarca, H. Archer, A.L. Arellano, A. Bataille, M. Becker, L.K. Belden, A. Crottini, R. Geffers, C.F.B. Haddad, R.N. Harris, W.M. Holden, M. Hughey, M. Jarek, P.J. Kearns, J.L. Kerby, J. Kielgast, A. Kurabayashi, A.V. Longo, A. Loudon, D. Medina, J.J. Nuñez, R.G.B. Perl, A. Pinto-Tomás, F.C.E. Rabemananjara, E.A. Rebollar, A. Rodríguez, L. Rollins-Smith, R. Stevenson, C.C. Tebbe, G. Vargas Asensio, B. Waldman, J.B. Walke, S.M. Whitfield, K.R. Zamudio, I. Zúñiga Chaves, D.C. Woodhams, and M. Vences, Community richness of amphibian skin bacteria correlates with bioclimate at the global scale. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2019. 3(3): p. 381-389. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0798-1

Ossiboff, R.J., A.E. Towe, M.A. Brown, A.V. Longo, K.R. Lips, D.L. Miller, E.D. Carter, M.J. Gray, and S. Frasca, Differentiating Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and B. salamandrivorans in Amphibian Chytridiomycosis Using RNAScope®in situ Hybridization. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019. 6(304): p. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2019.00304

2018-2005 (Before starting at UF)

DiRenzo, G. V., E. Zipkin, E. C. Grant, J. Royle, A. V. Longo, K. R. Zamudio, and K. R. Lips. 2018. Eco-evolutionary rescue promotes host-pathogen coexistence. Ecological Applications 8: 1948-1962. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1792

DiRenzo, G.V., T.S. Tunstall, R. Ibáñez, M.S. DeVries, A. V. Longo, K. R. Zamudio, and K. R. Lips. 2018. External Reinfection of a fungal pathogen does not contribute to pathogen growth. EcoHealth 4: 815-826.DOI: 10.1007/s10393-018-1358-x

DiRenzo, G.V., E. C. Grant, A. V. Longo, K. R. Zamudio, and K. R. Lips. 2018. Imperfect pathogen detection from non-invasive skin swabs biases inferences of disease dynamics. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9(2): 380-389.

Becker, C. G., A. V. Longo, C. Haddad, and K. R. Zamudio. 2017. Land cover and forest connectivity alter the interactions among the host, pathogen, and skin microbiome. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20170582.

Hydeman, M., A. V. Longo, G. Velo-Antón, D. Rodriguez, K. R. Zamudio, and R. C. Bell. 2017. Prevalence and genetic diversity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Central African island and continental amphibian communities. Ecology and Evolution 2017: 1-10. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3309

Longo, A. V. and K. R. Zamudio. 2017. Temperature variation, bacterial diversity, and fungal infection dynamics in the amphibian skin. Molecular Ecology 26: 4787-4797. DOI: 10.1111/mec.14220

Burrowes, P. A., M. Martes, M. Torres-Ríos, and A. V. Longo. 2017. Arboreality predicts Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection level in tropical direct-developing frogs. Journal of Natural History 51(11-12): 643-656.

Longo, A. V. and K. R. Zamudio. 2017. Environmental fluctuations and host skin bacteria shift survival advantage between frogs and their fungal pathogen. The ISME Journal 11: 349-361.

Mendoza-Almeralla, C., A. López-Velázquez, A. V. Longo, and G. Parra-Olea. 2016. Temperature treatments boost subclinical infections of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in a Mexican salamander (Pseudoeurycea leprosa). Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87(1): 171-179.

Bovo R., D. Andrade, L. Toledo, A. V. Longo, D. Rodriguez, C. Haddad, K. R. Zamudio, and C. G. Becker. 2016. Physiological responses of Brazilian amphibians to an enzootic infection of the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidisDiseases of Aquatic Organisms 117(3): 245-252.

Becker C. G., D. Rodriguez, A. V. Longo, L. F. Toledo, C. Lambertini, D. S. Leite, C. F. B. Haddad, and K. R. Zamudio. 2016. Deforestation, host community structure, and amphibian disease risk. Basic and Applied Ecology 17(1):72-80.

James T. Y., L. F. Toledo, D. Rodder, D. Silva Leite, A. M. Belasen, C. M. Betancourt, T. S. Jenkinson, C. Soto-Azat, C. Lambertini, A. V. Longo, J. Ruggeri, J. P. Collins, P. A. Burrowes, K. R. Lips, K. R. Zamudio, and J. E. Longcore. 2015. Disentangling host, pathogen, and environmental determinants of a recently emerged wildlife disease: Lessons from the first 15 years of amphibian chytridiomycosis research. Ecology and Evolution 5(18): 4079-4097. 

Ruggeri-Gomes J., A. V. Longo, M. Gaiarsa, L. Alencar, C. Lambertini, D. Silva Leite, S. Caravalho-e-Silva, K. R. Zamudio, L. F. Toledo, M. Martins. 2015. Seasonal variation in population abundance and chytrid infection in stream-dwelling frogs of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0130554. 

Longo, A. V., A. E. Savage, I. Hewson, and K. R. Zamudio. 2015. Seasonal and ontogenetic variation of skin microbial communities and relationships to natural disease dynamics in declining amphibians. Royal Society Open Science 2: 140377. 

Yuan, M. L., S. H. Dean, A. V. Longo, B. B. Rothermel, T. D. Tuberville, and K. R. Zamudio. 2015. Kinship, inbreeding and fine-scale spatial structure influence gut microbiota in a hindgut-fermenting tortoise. Molecular Ecology 24(10): 2521-2536.

Becker, C. G., D. Rodriguez, L. F. Toledo, A. V. Longo, C. Lambertini, D. T. Corrêa, D. Silva Leite, C. F. B. Haddad, and K. R. Zamudio. 2014. Partitioning the net effect of host diversity on an emerging amphibian pathogen. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281(1796). 

Guayasamín, J. M., A. M. Mendoza, A. V. Longo, K. R. Zamudio, and E. Bonaccorso. 2014. High prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in an Andean frog community (Reserva Las Gralarias, Ecuador). Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 8(1): 33-44.

Longo, A. V., P. A. Burrowes, and K. R. Zamudio. 2014. Genomic studies of disease outcome in host-pathogen dynamics. Integrative and Comparative Biology 54: 427-438.

Longo, A. V., D. Rodriguez, D. Silva Leite, L. F. Toledo, C. Mendoza-Almeralla, P. A. Burrowes and K. R. Zamudio. 2013. ITS1 copy number varies among Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis strains: Implications for qPCR zoospore estimation of field-collected amphibian skin swabs. PLoS ONE 8: e59499.

Longo, A. V., R. J. Ossiboff, K. R. Zamudio, and P. A. Burrowes. 2013. Lability in host defenses: terrestrial frogs die from chytridiomycosis under enzootic conditions. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49: 197-199.

Becker, C. G., D. Rodriguez, A. V. Longo, A. L. Talaba, and K. R. Zamudio. 2012. Disease risk in temperate amphibian populations is higher at closed-canopy sites. PLoS ONE 7: e48205. 

Rodriguez, D., A. V. Longo, and K. R. Zamudio. 2012. Magnetic capture–hybridization and whole genome amplification of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis genomic DNA. Journal of Microbiological Methods 90: 156-159.

López-Torres, A. L., H. J. Claudio-Hernández, C. A. Rodríguez, A. V. Longo, and R. L. Joglar. 2012. Green Iguanas (Iguana iguana) in Puerto Rico: Is it time for management? Biological Invasions 14:35-45. 

Burrowes, P. A., A. Alicea, A. V. Longo, and R. L. Joglar. 2011. Toe vs Swabs? Evaluation of best tissue source for detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in field-caught amphibians. Herpetological Review 42 (3): 359-362. 

Longo, A. V. and P. A. Burrowes. 2010. Persistence with chytridiomycosis does not assure survival of direct-developing frogs. Ecohealth 7:185-195.

Longo, A. V., P. A. Burrowes, and R. L. Joglar. 2010. Seasonal patterns of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidisinfection in direct-developing frogs. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 92:253‑260.

Burrowes, P. A., A. V. Longo, and C. A. Rodríguez. 2008. Fitness cost of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in Eleutherodactylus coqui, and comments on habitat-related risk of infection. Herpetotropicos4:51-57. 

Burrowes, P. A., A. V. Longo, R. L. Joglar, and A. A. Cunningham. 2008. Geographic distribution of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Puerto Rico. Herpetological Review 39(3):321‑324. 

Joglar, R. L., A. O. Álvarez, T. M. Aide, D. Barber, P. A. Burrowes, M. A. García, A. León-Cardona, A. V. Longo, N. Pérez-Buitrago, A. Puente, N. Ríos-López, and P.J. Tolson. 2007. Efforts towards conservation of Puerto Rican herpetofauna. Applied Herpetology 4: 327-345. 

Natural History Notes and Book Reviews

Longo, A. V. and A. L. López-Torres. 2017. Eleutherodactylus coqui (Common Coqui) Ectoparasites.Herpetological Review 48(1): 160.

Zamudio, K. R., R. C. Bell, and A. V. Longo. 2014. A life for Reptiles and Amphibians. Volume 1: A Collection of 55 Interviews on “How to become a Herpetologist”. Copeia 3: 604-605.

Longo, A. V., A. L. López-Torres, C. A. Rodríguez-Gómez, and J. P. Zegarra. 2013. Eleutherodactylus cooki (Coquí Guajón) Nesting Site. Herpetological Review 44 (2): 293.

López-Torres, A. L. and A. V. Longo. 2013. Implementing recovery actions for the threatened Coquí Guajón (Eleutherodactylus cooki): where to start? FrogLog Newsletter of the Amphibian Specialist Group 106: 41-42.

Joglar, R. L., P. A. Burrowes, D. Dávila, C. A. Rodríguez, A. L. López, A. V. Longo and P. Medina.  2005.  Eleutherodactylus wightmanae Reproduction. Herpetological Review 36(4):433-434. 

Edited Book

Joglar, R. L. and A. V. Longo (eds). 2011. Guía de Biodiversidad Urbana.  Editorial Proyecto Coquí. San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

Other publications

Longo, A. V. 2018. Introducción in López-Velázquez A., Basanta M.D., Ochoa Ochoa L.M. (eds).Quitridiomicosis en México Sociedad Herpetológica Mexicana. Publicación No. 5. México, DF. ISSN 0168-6835.

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