The perspective on why the nomenclature censorship may put biodiversity and taxonomy at risk was published in Alytes
Photos from February's Bosnia and Herzegovina trip with finds of several species of reptiles, including Pseudopus apodus.
The first genetic examination of legless lizards from Ireland has been published in Amphibia-Reptilia
Photos from the autumn trip to Kosovo released.
The first description of the tadpole of Chrysopaa sternosignata published in Herpetologica.
Contribution to the genus Blanus in Iraq published in the journal Zootaxa.
New photos from Iraq 2023 released
The perspective on the genomic taxonomy and the role of subspecies published in PNAS (when I am in Kabul)!
Genetically verified record of non-indigenous turtle, Pelodiscus sinensis in Central Europe published in Journal of Vertebrate Biology
Melanism in Hemorrhois nummifer (Reuss, 1834) from Kurdistan Region, Iraq published in the Zoology in the Middle East.
A new paper in ZooKeys exploring the phenotypic diversity of Natrix natrix moreotica through genetic data.
Evolutionary dynamics and biogeographic patterns of the Vipera ammodytes complex in the Balkan Peninsula published in Molecular Ecology.
A new provincial record of Dendrelaphis tristis from Pakistan was published in Herpetological Review.
New data from the herpetologically unexplored Takhar province of Afghanistan has been published in Herpetozoa.
A new species of snake, Elaphe druzei, from the Levant has been published in the journal Scientific Reports.
A global view showed the importance of protected areas as a refuge for amphibians and reptiles. More in Nature Communications.
In the journal Salamandra, we revealed the genetic affiliation of a population of Bombina variegata from the Paros Island, Greece
Several endemic species and other photos from the trip to Saudi Arabia
The genetic affiliation of Natrix natrix population from Turkey part of the Zagros mountains was published in Evolutionary Systematics journal.
In the Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal, we published a dated phylogenetic hypothesis on the evolutionary history of Anguis and Pseudopus.
Endemic Paradactylodon mustersi and other photos from a trip to Afghanistan.
Erythrism in Natrix natrix? More in a new article in the Herpetozoa journal
Profile in the Forbes NEXT magazine as part of the ESET Science Award nomination
Released the final video of the ESET Science Award in the category: Outstanding Scientist in Slovakia Under the Age of 35
New data on the population of Natrix tessellata in the Cieszyn region, Poland published in the journal Przegląd Przyrodniczy
The Letter to Science commenting on the importance of genomics on amphibian taxonomy
New photos from the trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina
New abstracts from this year's congress of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH) are available in the Publications section
An article on the diversity and distribution of the genus Euphlyctis was published in the journal Systematics and Biodiversity
The contribution on the occurrence of Testudo hermanni on the island of Milos, Greece published in Herpetology Notes
Two new species of the genus Eremias were published in the journal Zootaxa
The study on the temperature regulation in the Balkan spadefoot (Pelobates balcanicus) during nocturnal activity was published in PeerJ
The origin and taxonomy of Pakistani toads from the Duttaphrynus melanostictus complex published in Zoosystematics and Evolution
New data on the distribution of the endemic salamander Paradactylodon (Afghanodon) mustersi from Hindu Kush Mountains have been published in the Herpetozoa journal
The endemic genus Muhtarophis and other species in photos from a trip to Hatay province in Turkey
Mediodactylus amictopholis and much more on photos from the trip to Lebanon
The first record of Platyceps ventromaculatus for Afghanistan is now published in the Zoology in the Middle East journal.
Elaphe sauromates and other photos from the April trip to Bulgaria
In the Evolutionary Systematics journal, we have published possible explanations for the historical record of Pseudopus apodus in southwestern Ukraine.
A new view on the evolutionary history of Coronella austriaca in the Balkans and Anatolia was published in Zoologica Scripta.
The first record of Spalerosophis diadema for Lebanon was published in Herpetozoa.
Pelobates balcanicus chloeae and other photographs from the February Peloponnese
The first record of Tarentola mauritanica presence in Bulgaria published in Acta Zoologica Bulgarica.
The first record of the occurrence of Podarcis erhardii on the Black Sea coast was published in Herpetology Notes
The first range-wide study on the genus Eublepharis reconstructing their evolutionary history published in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Annotated article on the first herpetological study from Afghanistan on Paradactylodon mustersi published in the Bonn zoological Bulletin
Photographs from Milos Island, Greece
Photos from the trip to Pakistan 2021
Based on the detailed phylogeny and phylogeography, Podarcis thais (Buchholz, 1960) has been put into species rank in the Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research
The updated phylogeography and taxonomy for Natrix natrix and evidence of hybridization with N. tessellata was published in Vertebrate Zoology.
The northernmost locality of Xerotyphlops vermicularis in the Balkans was published in the CheckList journal.
The biogeography and atlas of the genus Anguis were published in the journal Amphibia-Reptilia, including a photograph on the front cover.
Photographs from the short trip to the Czech Republic.
Photos from the short trip to southern Hungary
Photos from the short trip to Montenegro.
Molecular and taxonomic revision of Calotes versicolor published in the journal Vertebrate Zoology showed hidden diversity and confirmed species status for the names C. vultuosus and C. farooqi!
Atypical behavior reported between Duttaphrynus stomaticus and Eublepharis macularius published in Herpetological Review.
Phylogeography of a rare European snake species, Platyceps collaris, published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.
Mitochondrial diversity of the Crimean endemic lizard Darevskia lindholmi published in the journal Vertebrate Zoology.
Genetic diversity and morphology of Scutiger occidentalis tadpoles in the Himalayas published in the journal Zoologischer Anzeiger!
New data for the distribution of Tarentola mauritanica in Albania published in Herpetozoa!
New data on the occurrence of the little-known agama Laudakia nuristanica from Afghanistan published in the Zoology in the Middle East!
The genus Pelophylax in Pakistan? At least the museum data published in Herpetozoa say yes.
Phylogeography of the genus Anguis in the Baltic region published in Amphibia-Reptilia!
Tadpole morphology of the endemic frog Allopaa hazarensis published in ZooKeys!
A new perspective on the phylogeny of frogs of the tribe Paini published in PeerJ supports the significance of the Himalaya-Tibet orogen for the evolution of biota.
The Letter referring to the long-term absence of biodiversity research in Afghanistan published in Science Magazine!
Presented photos from a trip to Montenegro and Albania in 2021.
Sphaerotheca maskeyi is distributed in Pakistan according to the revisited phylogeny of the genus published in the Diversity journal.
The first information about the genus Heremites in Pakistan published in ZooKeys!
The first comprehensive data on the distribution of reptiles within the Southern Bug eco-corridor in Ukraine published in Herpetozoa!
The first comprehensive input to the phylogeography of the genus Algyroides in the Balkans published in the May issue of Zoologica Scripta!
Pseudopus apodus levantinus Jablonski et al., 2021 - a new subspecies from the Levant region published in the Vertebrate Zoology journal!
Phylogeography of the most widespread amphibian endemic to the Balkans published in the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society!
A contribution to the parasitofauna of agamid lizards from Afghanistan published in Helminthologia.
A new lizard member for the herpetofauna of Afghanistan discovered in the collection of the Bonn Museum!
The paper on the morphology of endemic water frogs from the continental Balkans with results that will help identify them in the field, published in the journal Salamandra!
New insights into the molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Eremias published in the Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research.
A short contribution to the herpetofauna of Kunduz province in Afghanistan published in Herpetology Notes!
New photos from the trip to Pakistan available here.
In the journal Phyllomedusa we published a paper on albinism in Natrix tessellata, including a photograph on the title page of the new issue.
Short paper regarding coloration of Dopasia harti published in IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians!
A study on the origin and biology of Podarcis muralis populations in Poland published in Amphibia-Reptilia.
A large study on the adaptive evolution of Dolichophis caspius published in the journal Genes!
Notes on the occurrence of Macrovipera lebetinus in Pakistan published in the Herpetological Bulletin!
The new records of parasites for two species of the genus Bufotes from Pakistan published in Herpetological Review!
The genus Microgecko firstly recorded from Iraq! Published in Herpetozoa.
The species status and origin of the genus Microhyla in Pakistan published in Zootaxa!
New photos from the short trip to Croatia!
The article presenting swimming behavior in the steppe species Dolichophis caspius published in IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians!
The new video gallery section related to research launched!
The first record of amphisbaenian and anguimorph lizards from the upper Miocene published in Historical Biology!
Old-new Xerotyphlops syriacus published in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution!
Eremias kakari - a new species of the family Lacertidae described from Pakistan
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