Wolfgang WÜSTER

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Naja naja - Pakistan

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http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif BARLOW, A., K. BAKER, C.R. HENDRY, L. PEPPIN, T. PHELPS, K.A. TOLLEY, C.E. WÜSTER & W. WÜSTER (2013) Phylogeography of the widespread African puff adder (Bitis arietans) reveals multiple Pleistocene refugia in southern Africa. Molecular Ecology, 22: 1134-1157. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif CASEWELL, N.R., W. WÜSTER, F.J. VONK, R.A. HARRISON & B.G. FRY (in press) Complex cocktails: the evolutionary novelty of venoms. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif CASEWELL, N.R., G.A. HUTTLEY & W. WÜSTER (2012) Dynamic evolution of venom proteins in squamate reptiles. Nature Communications, 3(1066): 1-10. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif FRY, B.G.,, N.R. CASEWELL, W. WÜSTER, N. VIDAL, B. YOUNG & T.N.W. JACKSON (2012) The structural and functional diversification of the Toxicofera reptile venom system. Toxicon, 60: 434-448. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif RICHARDS, D.P., A. BARLOW & W. WÜSTER. (2012) Venom lethality and diet: Differential responses of natural prey and model organisms to the venom of the saw-scaled vipers (Echis). Toxicon, 59: 110-116. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif BARLOW, A., W. GRAIL, M. DE BRUYN & W. WÜSTER (2012) Anonymous nuclear markers for the African adders (Serpentes: Viperidae: Bitis). Conservation Genetics Resources, 4:967-969. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif CASEWELL, N.R., S.C. WAGSTAFF, R.A. HARRISON, C.RENJIFO & W. WÜSTER (2011) Domain loss facilitates accelerated evolution and neofunctionalization of duplicate snake venom metalloproteinase toxin genes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 2637-2649. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif WILLIAMS, D.J., J.-M. GUTIÉRREZ, J.J. CALVETE, W. WÜSTER, K. RATANABANANGKOON, O. PAIVA, N.I. BROWN, N.R. CASEWELL, R.A. HARRISON, P.D. ROWLEY, M. O’SHEA, S.D. JENSEN, K.D. WINKEL & D.A. WARRELL (2011) Ending the drought: new strategies for improving the flow of affordable, effective antivenoms in Asia and Africa. Journal of Proteomics, 74: 1735-1767. pdf

 

http://biology.bangor.ac.uk/%7Ebss166/Images/new.gif WÜSTER, W. & BÉRNILS, R.S. (2011) On the generic classification of the rattlesnakes, with special reference to the Neotropical Crotalus durissus complex (Squamata: Viperidae). Zoologia 28: 417-419. pdf

 

CASEWELL, N.R., S.C. WAGSTAFF, R.A. HARRISON & W. WÜSTER (2011) Gene tree parsimony of multi-locus snake venom protein families reveals species tree conflict as a result of multiple parallel gene loss. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28: 1157-1172. pdf

 

CASEWELL, N.R., D.A.N. COOK, S.C. WAGSTAFF, A. NASIDI, N. DURFA, W. WÜSTER & R.A. HARRISON (2010) Pre-clinical assays predict pan-African Echis viper efficacy for a species-specific antivenom. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4: e851. Open Access, available here.

 

WÜSTER, W. (2010) What's your poison? Scorpion venom gland transcriptome revealed. Heredity, 104: 519. pdf

 

WARRELL, D.A., R.D.G. THEAKSTON & W. WÜSTER (2010) Destruction of the collection of reptiles and arthropods at Butantan Institute: a view from the United Kingdom. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases, 16: 534-536. pdf


CASEWELL, N.R., R.A. HARRISON, W. WÜSTER & S.C. WAGSTAFF (2009) Comparative venom gland transcriptome surveys of the saw-scaled vipers (Viperidae: Echis) reveal substantial intra-family gene diversity and novel venom transcripts. BMC Genomics 10: 564. Open Access, available here

 

POOK, C.E., U. JOGER, N. STÜMPEL & W. WÜSTER (2009) When continents collide: phylogeny, historical biogeography and systematics of the medically important viper genus Echis (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 792-807. pdf

 

ANTONELLI, A., A. QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, A.J. CRAWFORD, J.M. BATES, P.M. VELAZCO & W. WÜSTER (2010) Molecular studies and phylogeography of Amazonian tetrapods and their relation to geological and climatic models. In Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution (C. Hoorn, F. Wesselingh & H. Vonhoff, eds.), p. 386-404. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford

 

TRAPE, J.-F., L. CHIRIO, D.G. BROADLEY & W. WÜSTER (2009) Phylogeography and systematic revision of the Egyptian cobra (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja haje) species complex, with the description of a new species from West Africa. Zootaxa 2236: 1-25. pdf

 

WALLACH, V., W. WÜSTER & D.G. BROADLEY (2009) In praise of subgenera: taxonomic status of cobras of the genus Naja Laurenti (Serpentes: Elapidae). Zootaxa 2236: 26-36. pdf

 

QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, A. & W. WÜSTER (2009) Recent Advances in Venomous Snake Systematics. In Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles (S.P. Mackessy, ed.), pp. 25-64. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

 

BARLOW, A., C.E. POOK., R.A. HARRISON & W. WÜSTER (2009) Co-evolution of diet and prey-specific venom activity supports the role of selection in snake venom evolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 276: 2443-2449. pdf

 

WÜSTER , W., L. PEPPIN, C.E. POOK & D.E. WALKER (2008) A nesting of vipers: phylogeny and historical biogeography of the Viperidae (Squamata: Serpentes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49: 445-459. pdf


WILLIAMS, D.J., M. O'SHEA, R.L. DAGUERRE, C.E. POOK, W. WÜSTER , C.J. HAYDEN, J.D. MCVAY, O. PAIVA, T. MATAINAHO, K.D. WINKEL & C.C. AUSTIN (2008) Origin of the eastern brownsnake, Pseudonaja textilis (DumÉril, Bibron and DumÉril) (Serpentes: Elapidae: Hydrophiinae) in New Guinea: evidence of multiple dispersals from Australia, and comments on the status of Pseudonaja textilis pughi Hoser 2003. Zootaxa 1703: 47-61.  pdf

WÜSTER , W., S. CROOKES, I. INEICH, Y. MANE, C.E. POOK, J.-F. TRAPE & D.G.BROADLEY (2007) The phylogeny of cobras inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences: evolution of venom spitting and the phylogeography of the African spitting cobras (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja nigricollis complex). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 45: 437-453. pdf

CISNEROS-HEREDIA, D.F., U. KUCH, A. FREIRE LASCANO & W. WÜSTER (2007) Reptilia, Squamate, Colubridae, Clelia clelia: range extensions and new provincial records from Ecuador. Check List, 3: 280-281. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & D.G. BROADLEY (2007) Get an eyeful of this: a new species of giant spitting cobra from eastern and north-eastern Africa (Squamata: Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja). Zootaxa 1532: 51-68. pdf

QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, J.A., J.E. FERGUSON, C.E. POOK, M.G. SALOMÃO, R.S. THORPE & W. WÜSTER (2007) Phylogeographic patterns of trans-Amazonian vicariants and Amazonian biogeography: the Neotropical rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus complex) as an example. Journal of Biogeography 34: 1296-1312. pdf

VONK, F.J. & W. WÜSTER (2006) Roles of CITES in protecting new species. Science 313: 915-916. pdf

WILLIAMS, D., W. WÜSTER & B.G. FRY (2006) The good, the bad and the ugly: Australian snake taxonomists and a history of the taxonomy of Australia’s venomous snakes. Toxicon 48: 919-930. pdf

QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, A. & W. WÜSTER (2006) On the origins and dispersal of Neotropical rattlesnakes in South America. Canadian Association of Herpetologists Bulletin 14: 6-12. pdf

WÜSTER , W., J.E. FERGUSON, J.A. QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, C.E. POOK,M.G. SALOMÃO & R.S. THORPE (2005) Tracing an invasion: landbridges, refugia and the phylogeography of the Neotropical rattlesnake (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalus durissus). Molecular Ecology 14: 1095-1108. pdf

WÜSTER , W., J.E. FERGUSON, J.A. QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, C.E. POOK,M.G. SALOMÃO & R.S. THORPE (2005) No rattlesnakes in the rainforests: reply to Gosling and Bush. Molecular Ecology, 14: 3619-3621. pdf

WÜSTER , W., M.R. DUARTE & M.G. SALOMÃO (2005) Morphological correlates of incipient arboreality and ornithophagy in island pitvipers, and the phylogenetic position of Bothrops insularis. Journal of Zoology,
London 266: 1-10. pdf

WÜSTER , W., A.J. DUMBRELL, C. HAY, C.E. POOK, D.J. WILLIAMS & B.G.FRY (2005) Snakes across the Strait: Trans-Torresian phylogeographic relationships in three genera of Australasian snakes (Serpentes: Elapidae: Acanthophis, Oxyuranus and Pseudechis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34(1): 1-14. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (2005) Book Review: The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. Jonathan A. Campbell, William W. Lamar. Comstock,
Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 99: 476-477. pdf

WILLIAMS, D. & W. WÜSTER (2005) Snakes of Papua New Guinea. In: Venomous Bites and Stings in Papua New Guinea (D. Williams, S. Jensen, B. Nimorakiotakis & K.D. Winkel, Eds.), pp. 33-64. Australian Venom Research Unit, Melbourne.

WÜSTER , W. C.S.E. ALLUM, I.B. BJARGARDÓTTIR, K.L. BAILEY, K.J. DAWSON, J. GUENIOUI, J. LEWIS, J. MCGURK, A.G. MOORE, M. NISKANEN & C.P. POLLARD (2004) Do aposematism and Batesian mimicry require bright colours? A test, using European viper markings. Proceedings of the Royal Society of
London, Biological Sciences 271(1556): 2495 - 2499. pdf  pdf of online appendix

BROADLEY, D.G. & W. WÜSTER (2004) A review of the southern African 'non-spitting' cobras (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja). African Journal of Herpetology 53(2):101-122.  pdf

FRY, B.G. & W. WÜSTER (2004) Assembling an arsenal: origin and evolution of the snake venom proteome inferred from phylogenetic analysis of toxin sequences. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21(5): 870-883. pdf

FRY, B.G., N.G. LUMSDEN, W. WÜSTER , J.C. WICKRAMARATNA, W.C. HODGSON & R.M. KINI (2003)  Isolation of a neurotoxin (alpha-colubritoxin) from a "non-venomous" colubrid: evidence for early origin of venom in snakes. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 57(4): 446-452. pdf

FRY, B.G., W. WÜSTER , S.F.R. RAMJAN, T. JACKSON, P.  MARTELLI & R.M. KINI (2003) Analysis of Colubroidea snake venoms by liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry: evolutionary and toxinological implications. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 17: 2047-2062. pdf

FRY, B.G., W. WÜSTER , R.M. KINI, V. BRUSIC, A. KHAN, D. VENKATARAMAN & A.P. ROONEY (2003). Molecular evolution and phylogeny of snake venom three finger toxins. Journal of Molecular Evolution 57(1): 110-129. pdf

FREIRE L., A., F. GARCIA, W. WÜSTER & U. KUCH (2003)  Geographic distribution: Bothriopsis taeniata or Bothrops taeniatus (Speckled forest-pitviper). Herpetological Review 34: 263. pdf

FRY, B.G., K.D. WINKEL, J.C. WICKRAMARATNA, W.C. HODGSON & W. WÜSTER (2003) Effectiveness of snake antivenom: species and regional venom variation and its clinical impact. Journal of Toxicology -Toxin Reviews 22: 23-34. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & D.G. BROADLEY (2003) A new species of spitting cobra from northeastern Africa (Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja). Journal of Zoology 259: 345-359. pdf

HARRISON, R.A., W. WÜSTER & R.D.G. THEAKSTON (2003) The conserved structure of snake venom toxins confers extensive immunological cross-reactivity to toxin-specific antibody. Toxicon 41: 441-449. pdf

WÜSTER , W., M.G. SALOMÃO, J.A. QUIJADA-MASCAREÑAS, R.S. THORPE & B.B.B.S.P. (2002) Origin and evolution of the South American pitviper fauna: evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis. In Biology of the Vipers  (G.W. Schuett, M. Höggren, M.E. Douglas & H.W. Greene, eds.), pp. 111-128.
Eagle Mountain Publishing, Eagle Mountain, Utah. pdf

WÜSTER , W., R.S. THORPE, M.G. SALOMÃO, L. THOMAS, G. PUORTO, R.D.G. THEAKSTON & D.A. WARRELL (2002) Origin and phylogenetic position of the Lesser Antillean species of Bothrops (Serpentes: Viperidae): biogeographical and medical implications. Bulletin of the
Natural History Museum London (Zoology), 68: 101-106. pdf

DALTRY, J.C. & W. WÜSTER (2002) A new species of wolf snake (Serpentes: Colubridae: Lycodon) from the
Cardamom Mountains, southwestern Cambodia. Herpetologica 58(4): 498-504. pdf

FRY, B.G., J.C. WICKRAMARATNA, W.C. HODGSON, P.F. ALEWOOD, R.M. KINI, H. HO & W. WÜSTER (2002) Electrospray liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry fingerprinting of Acanthophis (death adder) venoms: taxonomic and toxinological implications. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16: 600-608. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (2002) The cobras of genus Naja in India. In Indian Poisonous Snakes (An Ecological and Clinical Study) (B.D. Sharma, ed.). Anmol,
New Delhi

WÜSTER , W. (2002) The genus Daboia (Serpentes: Viperidae) - Russell's viper. In Indian Poisonous Snakes (An Ecological and Clinical Study) (B.D. Sharma, ed.). Anmol,
New Delhi

WÜSTER , W., J.L. YRAUSQUIN & A. MIJARES-URRUTIA (2001) A new species of indigo snake from northwestern Venezuela (Serpentes: Colubridae: Drymarchon). Herpetological Journal 11: 157-165. pdf

PUORTO, G., M.G. SALOMÃO, R.D.G. THEAKSTON, R.S. THORPE, D.A. WARRELL & W. WÜSTER (2001) Combining mitochondrial DNA sequences and morphological data to infer species boundaries: phylogeography of lanceheaded pitvipers in the Brazilian Atlantic forest, and the status of Bothrops pradoi (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 14(4): 527-538. pdf

WÜSTER , W., B. BUSH, J.S. KEOGH, M. O'SHEA & R. SHINE (2001) Taxonomic contributions in the "amateur" literature: comments on recent descriptions of new genera and species by Raymond Hoser. Litteratura Serpentium, 21(3): 67-79, 86-91. pdf

POOK, C.E., W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (2000) Historical biogeography of the western rattlesnake (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalus viridis), inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence information. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 15(2): 269-282. pdf

SLOWINSKI, J.B. & W. WÜSTER (2000) A new cobra (Elapidae: Naja) from Myanmar (Burma). Herpetologica, 56(2): 257-270. pdf (9Mb!)

WÜSTER , W. (2000) Predence of names in wide use over disused synonyms or homonyms in accordance with Article 23.9 of the Code. Reptilia, Serpentes (1) Trigonocephalus caribbaeus Garman, 1887. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 57(1): 9. pdf

CHAN-ARD, T., B.L. STUART & W. WÜSTER (2000) First record of Indochinese spitting cobra Naja siamensis Laurenti (Serpentes: Elapidae) from Laos, with comments on the genus in the country. Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society, 48(1): 149-152. pdf

WÜSTER , W., M.G. SALOMÃO, G.J. DUCKETT, R.S. THORPE & B.B.B.S.P. (1999) Mitochondrial DNA evolution of the Bothrops atrox species complex (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Kaupia, 8: 135-144. pdf

SALOMÃO, M.G., W. WÜSTER , R.S. THORPE & B.B.B.S.P. (1999) MtDNA evolution in Neotropical pitvipers of the genus Bothrops (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Kaupia, 8: 127-134. pdf

LENK, P. & W. WÜSTER (1999) A multivariate approach to the systematics of Italian rat snakes of the Elaphe longissima complex (Reptilia, Colubridae): revalidation of Camerano's Callopeltis longissimus var. lineata. Herpetological Journal 9: 153-162. pdf

WÜSTER , W., P. GOLAY & D.A. WARRELL (1999) Synopsis of recent developments in venomous snake systematics, No. 3. Toxicon 37(8): 1123-1129. pdf

WÜSTER , W., J.C. DALTRY & R.S. THORPE (1999) Can diet explain intraspecific venom variation? Reply to Sasa. Toxicon, 37: 253-258. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1999) Testing causal hypotheses for venom variation in snakes. Toxicon, 37: 289.

SAINO, N., W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (1998) Congruence between morphological variation and altitudinal gradient across a hybrid zone between carrion and hooded crows. Italian Journal of Zoology, 65: 407-412.

WÜSTER , W., P. GOLAY & D.A. WARRELL (1998) Synopsis of recent developments in venomous snake systematics, No. 2. Toxicon, 36(2): 299-307. pdf

DALTRY, J.C., T. ROSS, R.S. THORPE & W. WÜSTER (1998) Evidence that humidity influences snake activity patterns: a field study of the Malayan pit viper Calloselasma rhodostoma. Ecography, 21(1): 25-34. pdf

DALTRY, J.C., W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (1998) Intraspecific variation in the feeding ecology of the crotaline snake Calloselasma rhodostoma in Southeast Asia. Journal of Herpetology, 32(5): 198-205. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1998) The cobras of the genus Naja in India. Hamadryad, 23(1): 15-32. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1998) The genus Daboia (Serpentes: Viperidae): Russell's viper. Hamadryad, 23(1): 33-40. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1998) Comment on the proposed conservation of the specific and subspecific names of Trigonocephalus pulcher Peters, 1862 and Bothrops albocarinatus Shreve, 1934 (Reptilia, Serpentes) by the designation of a neotype for T. pulcher. (Case 2921; see BZN 54: 35-38). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 55: 34-36. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1998) El aparato venenoso de las serpientes. Evolución de los venenos. Pp. 27-34. In R. Otero P., R. Angel M. & M.E. García (Eds.), Primer Simposio Colombiano de Toxinología. Editorial Ecográficas Limitada, Medellín.

WÜSTER , W. (1998) Sistemática de las serpientes venenosas y variabilidad de los venenos. Implicaciones en toxinología y la seroterapía. Pp. 121-125. In R. Otero P., R. Angel M. & M.E. García (Eds.), Primer Simposio Colombiano de Toxinología. Editorial Ecográficas Limitada, Medellín.

WÜSTER , W. (1998) Laien, Profis und Systematik: Bemerkungen zu GUMPRECHT, 1997 (Sauria 19: 9-30). Sauria (
Berlin) 20(2): 25-27. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1998) Book review: The Snakes of Sumatra. An annotated checklist and key with natural history notes. Patrick David & Gernot Vogel. Herpetological Review, 29: 64.

WÜSTER , W. (1998) The coolest snake: Vipera berus, the European adder. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine, 55: 18-25. pdf

WÜSTER , W., D.A. WARRELL, M.J. COX, P. JINTAKUNE & J. NABHITABHATA (1997) Redescription of Naja siamensis Laurenti, 1768 (Serpentes: Elapidae), a widely overlooked spitting cobra from Southeast Asia: geographic variation, medical importance and designation of a neotype. Journal of Zoology, 243: 771-788. pdf

WÜSTER , W., P. GOLAY & D.A. WARRELL (1997) Synopsis of recent developments in venomous snake systematics. Toxicon, 35(3): 319-340. pdf

WÜSTER , W., M.G. SALOMÃO, R.S. THORPE, G. PUORTO, M. F. D. FURTADO, S. A. HOGE, R. D. G. THEAKSTON & D. A. WARRELL (1997) Systematics of the Bothrops atrox species complex: insights from multivariate analysis and mitochondrial DNA sequence information. In R.S. Thorpe, W. WÜSTER & A. Malhotra (Eds.), Venomous Snakes: Ecology, Evolution and Snakebite. Symposia of the Zoological Society of
London, No. 70, Pp. 99-113. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pdf

SALOMÃO, M.G., W. WÜSTER , R.S. THORPE & B.B.B.S.P. (1997) DNA evolution of South American pitvipers of the genus Bothrops. In R.S. Thorpe, W. WÜSTER & A. Malhotra (Eds.), Venomous Snakes: Ecology, Evolution and Snakebite. Symposia of the Zoological Society of
London, No. 70, Pp. 89-98. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pdf

DALTRY, J.C., W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (1997) The role of ecology in determining venom variation in the Malayan pit viper. In R.S. Thorpe, W. WÜSTER & A. Malhotra (Eds.), Venomous Snakes: Ecology, Evolution and Snakebite. Symposia of the Zoological Society of
London, No. 70, Pp. 155-171. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pdf

BELT, P., D.A. WARRELL, A. MALHOTRA, W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (1997) Russell's viper in Indonesia: snakebite and systematics. In R.S. Thorpe, W. WÜSTER & A. Malhotra (Eds.), Venomous Snakes: Ecology, Evolution and Snakebite. Symposia of the Zoological Society of
London, No. 70, Pp. 219-234. Clarendon Press, Oxford. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1997) Jararaca! An introduction to Brazilian pitvipers of the genus Bothrops. Reptile & Aphibian Magazine 51: 12-21. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1997) Book review: A Monograph of the Colubrid Snakes of the genus Elaphe Fitzinger. Klaus-Dieter Schulz. Herpetological Journal, 7: 34-35.

WÜSTER , W. (1997) Book Review: Die Strumpfbandnattern: Biologie, Verbreitung, Haltung. Frank Mutschmann. Herpetological Journal, 7(2): 83-84.

DALTRY, J.C., W. WÜSTER & R.S. THORPE (1996) Diet and snake venom evolution. Nature, 379: 537-540. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1996) Taxonomic changes and toxinology: systematic revisions of the Asiatic cobras (Naja naja species complex). Toxicon, 34(4): 399-406. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1996) The status of the cobras of the genus Naja Laurenti, 1768 (Reptilia: Serpentes: Elapidae) on the
island of Sulawesi. The Snake, 27(2): 85-90. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1996). Systematics, venom variation and toxinology: bridging gaps between evolutionary biology and biomedical science. Toxicon, 34(7): 733. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1996) Venomous snake systematics: implications for snakebite treatment and toxinology. Toxicon, 34: 143. pdf

WÜSTER , W., R.S. THORPE, G. PUORTO & B.B.B.S.P. (1996) Systematics of the Bothrops atrox complex (Reptilia: Serpentes: Viperidae) in Brasil: a multivariate analysis. Herpetologica, 52: 263-271. pdf

DALTRY, J.C., G. PONNUDURAI, C.K. SHIN, N.-H. TAN, R.S. THORPE & W. WÜSTER (1996) Electrophoretic profiles and biological activities: intraspecific variation in the venom of the Malayan pit viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma) Toxicon, 34: 67-79. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & C.J. MCCARTHY (1996) Venomous snake systematics: implications for snakebite treatment and toxinology. In C. Bon & M. Goyffon (Eds.), Envenomings and their Treatments: 13-23. Fondation MÉrieux, Lyon. pdf

MALHOTRA, A., R.S. THORPE, H. BLACK, J.C. DALTRY & W. WÜSTER (1996) Relating geographic patterns to phylogenetic processes. In P.H. Harvey, A.J. Leigh Brown, J. Maynard Smith & S. Nee (Eds.), New Uses for New Phylogenies, pp. 187-202.
Oxford University Press, Oxford.

WÜSTER , W. & A.L. HARVEY (1996) Reviews of venomous snake systematics in Toxicon. Toxicon, 34(4): 397-398. pdf

WÜSTER , W., R.S. THORPE, M.J. COX, P. JINTAKUNE & J. NABHITABHATA (1995) Population systematics of the snake genus Naja (Reptilia: Serpentes: Elapidae) in Indochina: multivariate morphometrics and comparative mitochondrial DNA sequencing (cytochrome oxidase I). Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 8: 493-510. pdf

THORPE, R.S., A. MALHOTRA, H. BLACK, J.C. DALTRY & W. WÜSTER (1995) Relating geographic pattern to phylogenetic process. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of
London, B., 349: 61-68. pdf

THEAKSTON, R.D.G., G.D. LAING, C.M. FIELDING, A. FREIRE LASCANO, J.-M. TOUZET, F. VALLEJO, R.H. GUDERIAN, S.J. NELSON, W. WÜSTER , A.M. RICHARDS, J. RUMBEA GUZMÁN & D.A. WARRELL. (1995) Treatment of snake bites by Bothrops species and Lachesis muta in Ecuador: laboratory screening of candidate antivenoms. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 89: 550-554. pdf

THORPE, R.S., J. DALTRY, W. WÜSTER , A. MALHOTRA & N.L. THORPE (1995) The biology of dangerous snakes - systematics and venom evolution. Toxicon 33(5): 589.

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1994) Naja siamensis, a cryptic species of venomous snake revealed by mtDNA sequencing. Experientia, 50: 75-79. pdf

WÜSTER , W., S. PIERINI & G. PUORTO (1994) Geographic Distribution: Bothrops moojeni. Herpetological Review, 25: 166. pdf

THORPE, R.S., R.P. BROWN, M. DAY, A. MALHOTRA, D.P. MCGREGOR & W. WÜSTER (1994) Testing ecological and phylogenetic hypotheses in microevolutionary studies: an overview. In P. Eggleton and R. Vane-Wright (Eds.): Phylogenetics and Ecology: 189-206. Academic Press,
London. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1993) Book Review. Venomous Reptiles of North America. Carl H. Ernst. (1992). Herpetological Journal, 3(2): 76-77.

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1992) Dentitional phenomena in cobras revisited: fang structure and spitting in the Asiatic species of Naja (Serpentes: Elapidae). Herpetologica, 48(4): 424-434. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1992) Asiatic cobras: population systematics of the Naja naja species complex (Serpentes: Elapidae) in India and Central Asia. Herpetologica, 48(1): 69-85. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & M.J. COX (1992) Defensive hemipenis display in the Kukri snake Oligodon cyclurus. Journal of Herpetology, 26(2): 238-241. pdf

WÜSTER , W., S. OTSUKA, R.S. THORPE & A. MALHOTRA (1992) Morphological variation in Russell's viper in Burma and Thailand. Herpetological Journal, 2: 99-101. pdf

WÜSTER , W., S. OTSUKA, A. MALHOTRA & R.S. THORPE (1992) Population systematics of Russell's viper: a multivariate study. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 47: 97-113. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1992) A century of confusion: Asiatic cobras revisited. The Vivarium, 4: 14-18. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1992) Cobras and other herps in southeast Asia. British Herpetological Society Bulletin, 39: 19-25.

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1991) Asiatic cobras: systematics and snakebite. Experientia, 47: 205-209. pdf

THORPE, R.S., R.P. BROWN, A. MALHOTRA & W. WÜSTER (1991) Geographic variation and population systematics: distinguishing between ecogenetics and phylogenetics. Bolletino di Zoologia, 58:329-335. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1991) Book Review. The Snakes of Thailand and Their Husbandry, by Merel J. Cox. British Herpetological Society Bulletin, 36: 47-48.

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1990) Systematics and biogeography of the Asiatic cobra (Naja naja) species complex in the Philippine Islands. In G. Peters & R. Hutterer (Eds.), Vertebrates in the Tropics: 333-344. Museum A. Koenig,
Bonn. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1989) Population affinities of the Asiatic cobra (Naja naja) species complex in south-east Asia: reliability and random resampling. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 36: 391-409. pdf

WÜSTER , W. & R.S. THORPE (1987) Geographic variation in the cobras of the genus Naja in southeast Asia: a multivariate analysis. In J.J. van Gelder, H. Strijbosch & P.J.M. Bergers (Eds.): Proceedings of the 4th Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica: 449-452. Faculty of Sciences,
Nijmegen. pdf

WÜSTER , W. (1986) Herpetological Research at British Universities: the Department of Zoology,
University of Cambridge. British Herpetological Society Bulletin, 16: 12-16.

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