Chapple DG, Tingley R, Mitchell NJ, Macdonald SL, Keogh JS, Shea GM, Bowles P, Cox NA, Woinarski JCZ (2019) The Action Plan for Australian Lizards and Snakes 2017. CSIRO Publishing.



Pili A, Tingley R, Chapple DG, Schumaker NH (In press) virToad: simulating the spatiotemporal population dynamics and management of a global invader. Landscape Ecology.

72. Santos JL, Sitters H, Keith DA, Geary WL, Tingley R, Kelly LT (In press) A demographic framework for understanding fire-driven reptile declines in the ‘land of the lizards’. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

71. Caetano GHO, Chapple DG, Grenyer R, Raz T, Rosenblatt J, Tingley R, Böhm M, Meiri S, Roll U (In press) Automated assessment reveals extinction risk of reptiles is widely underestimated across space and phylogeny. PLOS Biology.

70. McGeoch MA, Arlé E, Belmaker J, Buba Y, Clarke DA, Essl F, García-Berthou E, Groom Q, Henriksen MV, Jetz W, Kuhn I, Lenzner B, Meyer C, Pagad S, Pili A, Roige M, Seebens H, Tingley R, Vicente JR, Wilson JRU, Winter M (Preprint) Policy-relevant indicators for invasive alien species assessment and reporting. bioRxiv 

69. Burke H, Tingley R, Dorin A (2022) Tag Frequency Difference: Rapid estimation of image set relevance for species occurrence data using general-purpose image classifiers. Ecological Informatics. 69, 101598.

68. Legge S, Woinarski JCZ, Scheele BC, Garnett ST, Lintermans M, Nimmo DG, Whiterod NS, Southwell DG, Ehmke G, Buchan A, Gray J, Metcalfe DJ, Page M, Rumpff L, van Leeuwen S, Williams RJ, Ahyong ST, Chapple DG, Cowan M, Hossain MA, Kennard M, Macdonald S, Moore H, Marsh J, McCormack RB, Michael D, Mitchell N, Newell D, Raadik TA, Tingley R (2022) Rapid assessment of the biodiversity impacts of the 2019-20 Australian megafires to guide urgent management intervention and recovery, and lessons for other regions. Diversity and Distributions, 28, 571–591.

67. Barter M, Bonifacio L, Duran A, Goulet CT, Tingley R, Shea GM, Meiri S, Chapple DG (2022) Predictors of geographic range size in Australian skinks. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 31, 113-122.

66. Whinfield J, Tingley R, Tweedie A, Hufschmid J, Hick P (2022) Alien smooth newts (Lissotriton vulgaris) in Australia are infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, but test negative for ranaviruses. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 58, 248-250.

65. Mason R, Martin J, Tan H, Brand J, Bertram M, Tingley R, Todd-Weckmann A, Wong B (2021) Context is key: social environment mediates the impacts of a psychoactive pollutant on shoaling behaviour in fish. Environmental Science & Technology, 55, 13024–13032.

64. Ward M, Carwardine J, Yong C, Watson J, Silcock J, Taylor G, Lintermans M, Gillespie, GR, Garnett S, Woinarski J, Tingley R, Fensham R, Hoskin C, Hines H, Roberts D, Kennard M, Harvey M, Chapple D, Reside A (2021) A national-scale dataset for threats impacting Australia’s imperilled flora and fauna. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 11749-11761.

63. Senior AF, Böhm M, Johnstone CP, McGee MD, Meiri S, Chapple DG, Tingley R (2021) Correlates of extinction risk in Australian squamate reptiles. Journal of Biogeography, 48, 2144–2152.

62. McColl-Gausden E, Weeks A, Coleman R, Robinson K, Song S, Raadik,T, Tingley R (2021) Multi-species models reveal that eDNA metabarcoding is more sensitive than backpack electrofishing for conducting fish surveys in freshwater streams. Molecular Ecology, 30, 3111-3126.

61. Melville J, Chapple DG +23 others, Tingley R (2021) A return-on-investment approach for prioritization of rigorous taxonomic research needed to inform responses to the biodiversity crisis. PLOS Biology 19, e3001210.

60. Michael D, Moore H, Wassens S, Craig M, Tingley R, Chapple DG, O’Sullivan J, Hobbs R, Nimmo, D (2021) Rock removal associated with agricultural intensification will exacerbate loss of reptile diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology, 58, 1557-1565.

59. Chapple DG, +94 others…Tingley R*, Meiri S* (2021) Conservation status of the world’s skinks (Scincidae): taxonomic and geographic patterns in extinction riskBiological Conservation, 257, 109101.
*Both authors contributed equally

58. Norris J, Tingley R, Meiri S, Chapple DG (2021) Environmental correlates of morphological diversity in Australian geckos. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30, 1086-1100.

57. Geyle HM, Tingley R, +26 others…Chapple DG (2021) Reptiles on the brink: identifying the Australian terrestrial snake and lizard species most at risk of extinction. Pacific Conservation Biology, 27, 3-12.

56. Wilkinson DP, Golding N, Guillera-Arroita G, Tingley R, McCarthy MA (2021) Defining and evaluating predictions of joint species distribution models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12, 394– 404.

55. Tingley R, Coleman R, Gecse N, van Rooyen A, Weeks AR (2021) Accounting for false positive detections in occupancy studies based on environmental DNA: a case study of a threatened freshwater fish (Galaxiella pusilla). Environmental DNA, 3, 388-397.

54. Smart AS, Tingley R, Phillips BL (2020) Estimating the benefit of quarantine: eradicating invasive cane toads from islands. Neobiota, 60, 117-136.

53. Enriquez-Urzelai U, Tingley R, Kearney MR, Sacco M, Palacio AS, Tejudo M, Nicieza AG (2020) The roles of acclimation and behavior in buffering climate change impacts along elevational gradients. Journal of Animal Ecology, 89, 1722-1734.

52. McColl-Gausden EF, Weeks AR, Tingley R (2020) A field ecologist’s guide to environmental DNA sampling in freshwater environments. Australian Zoologist, 40, 641-651.

51. Visintin C, Briscoe N, Woolley S, Lentini P, Tingley R, Wintle B, Golding N (2020). steps: software for spatially- and temporally-explicit population simulations. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 11, 596-603.

50. Pili A, Tingley R, Sy E, Diesmos ML, Diesmos A (2020) Niche shifts and environmental non-equilibrium undermine the usefulness of ecological niche models for invasion risk assessments. Scientific Reports, 10, 7972.

49. Tingley R, +51 others…Chapple DG (2019) Geographic and taxonomic patterns of extinction risk in Australian squamates. Biological Conservation, 238, 108203.

48. Gregg E, Tingley R, Phillips B (2019) The on-ground feasibility of a waterless barrier to stop the spread of invasive cane toads in Western Australia. Conservation Science and Practice, 1, e74.

47. Enriquez-Urzelai U, Kearney MR, Nicieza AG, Tingley R (2019) Integrating mechanistic and correlative niche models to unravel range-limiting processes in a temperate amphibian. Global Change Biology, 25, 2633-2647.

46. Wilkinson DP, Golding N, Guillera-Arroita G, Tingley R, McCarthy MA (2019) A comparison of joint species distribution models for presence-absence data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 10, 198-211.

45. Tingley R, Greenlees MJ, Oertel S, van Rooyen AR, Weeks AR (2019) Environmental DNA sampling as a surveillance tool for cane toad Rhinella marina introductions on offshore islands. Biological Invasions, 21, 1–6.

44. Parris K, Amati M, Bekessy S, Dagenais D, Fryd O, Hahs A, Hes D, Imberger S, Livesley S, Marshall A, Rhodes J, Threlfall C, Tingley R, van der Ree R, Walsh C, Wilkerson M, Williams N (2018) The seven lamps of planning for biodiversity in the city. Cities, 83, 44-53.

43. Geyle HM, Woinarski JCZ, Baker BG, Dickman C, Dutson G, Fisher D, Ford H, Legge S, Leiper I, Loyn R, Murphy BP, Menkhorst P, Reside A, Ritchie EG, Roberts F, Tingley R, Garnett ST (2018) Quantifying extinction risk and forecasting the number of impending Australian bird and mammal extinctions. Pacific Conservation Biology, 24, 157-167. (Open Access) *Editor’s Choice & Ivor Beatty Award for best paper of 2018.

42. Lugg WH, Griffiths J, van Rooyen AR, Weeks AR, Tingley R (2018) Optimal survey designs for environmental DNA sampling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 1049-1059.

41. Tingley R, Garcia-Diaz P, Rocha Arantes CR, Cassey P (2018) Integrating transport pressure data and species distribution models to estimate invasion risk for alien stowaways. Ecography, 41, 635-646.

40. Lahoz Monfort JJ, Tingley R (2018) The technology revolution: improving species detection and monitoring using new tools and statistical methods. In Monitoring threatened species and ecological communities. Eds Legge S, Lindenmayer D, Robinson N, Scheele B, Southwell D, Wintle BA. CSIRO Publishing.

39. Guillera-Arroita G, Lahoz Monfort JJ, van Rooyen AR, Weeks AR, Tingley R (2017) Dealing with false positive and false negative errors about species occurrence at multiple levels. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 1081–1091.

38. Tingley R, Ward-Fear G, Schwarzkopf L, Greenlees MJ, Phillips BL, Brown G, Clulow S, Webb J, Capon R, Sheppard A, Strive T, Tizard M, Shine R (2017) New weapons in the Toad Toolkit: A review of methods to control and mitigate the biodiversity impacts of invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina). The Quarterly Review of Biology, 92, 123-149.

37. Southwell D, Tingley R, Bode M, Nicholson E, Phillips BL (2017) Cost and feasibility of a barrier to halt the spread of invasive cane toads in arid Australia: incorporating expert knowledge into model-based decision-making. Journal of Applied Ecology, 54, 216–224.

36. Tingley R, Meiri S, Chapple DG (2016) Addressing knowledge gaps in reptile conservation. Biological Conservation, 204, 1-5.

35. Smart AS, Weeks AR, van Rooyen AR, Moore A, McCarthy MA, Tingley R (2016) Assessing the cost-efficiency of environmental DNA sampling. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 1291-1298.

34. Li X, Liu X, Kraus F, Tingley R, Li Y (2016) Risk of biological invasions is concentrated in biodiversity hotspots. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 14, 411-417.

33. Tingley R, Mahoney PJ, Durso AM, Tallian AG, Moran-Ordonez A, Beard KH (2016) Threatened and invasive reptiles are not two sides of the same coin. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25, 1050-1060.

32. Phillips BL, Shine R, Tingley R (2016) The genetic backburn: using rapid evolution to halt invasions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, 283, 20153037.

31. Tulloch AIT, Sutcliffe P, Naujokaitis-Lewis I, Tingley R, Brotons L, Ferraz KM, Possingham H, Guisan A, Rhodes J (2016) Conservation planners tend to ignore improved accuracy of modelled species distributions to focus on multiple threats and ecological processes. Biological Conservation, 199, 157-171.

30. Lahoz Monfort JJ, Guillera-Arroita G, Tingley R (2016) Statistical approaches to account for false positive errors in environmental DNA samples. Molecular Ecology Resources, 16, 673-685. *Featured in News and Views*.

29. Tingley R, Thompson MB, Hartley S, Chapple DG (2016) Patterns of niche filling and expansion across the invaded ranges of an Australian lizard. Ecography, 39, 270-280.

28. Fukuda Y, Tingley R, Crase B, Webb G, Saalfeld K (2016) Long-term monitoring reveals declines in an endemic predator following invasion by an exotic prey species. Animal Conservation, 19, 75-87.

27. Smart AS, Tingley R, Weeks AR, van Rooyen AR, McCarthy MA (2015) Environmental DNA sampling is more sensitive than a traditional survey technique for detecting an aquatic invader. Ecological Applications, 25, 1944-1952.

26. Davis J, O’Grady AP, Dale A, Driver P, Arthington A, Gell P, Bond N, Watts R, Specht A, Finlayson M, Capon S, Casanova M, Nagelkerken I, Tingley R, Fry B, Balcombe S, Page T (2015) When trends intersect: the challenge of protecting freshwater ecosystems under multiple land use and hydrological intensification scenarios. Science of the Total Environment, 534, 65-78.

25. Penman T, Keith DA, Elith J, Mahony M, Tingley R, Baumgartner JB, Regan TJ (2015) Interactive effects of climate change and fire on metapopulation viability of a forest-dependent frog in south-eastern Australia. Biological Conservation, 190, 142-153.

24. Guillera-Arroita G, Lahoz-Monfort JJ, Elith J, Gordon A, Kujala H, Lentini PE, McCarthy MA, Tingley R, Wintle BA (2015) Is my species distribution model fit for purpose? Matching data and models to applications. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24, 276-292. (Open Access)

23. Tingley R, Weeks AR, Smart AS, van Rooyen AR, Woolnough AP, McCarthy MA (2015) European newts establish in Australia, marking the arrival of a new amphibian order. Biological Invasions, 17, 31-37.

22. Ducatez S, Tingley R, Shine R (2014) Using species co-occurrence patterns to quantify relative habitat breadth in terrestrial vertebrates. Ecosphere, 5, 152. (Open Access)

21. Tingley R, Vallinoto M, Sequeira F, Kearney M (2014) Realized niche shift during a global biological invasion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 10233-10238. (Open Access)

20. Liu X, Li X, Liu Z, Tingley R, Kraus F, Guo Z, Li Y (2014) Congener diversity, topographic heterogeneity and human-assisted dispersal predict spread rates of alien herpetofauna at a global scale. Ecology Letters, 17, 821-829.

19. Pollock LJ*, Tingley R*, Morris WK, Golding N, O’Hara RB, Parris KM, Vesk PA, McCarthy MA (2014) Understanding co-occurrence by modelling species simultaneously with a Joint Species Distribution Model (JSDM). Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 397-406. (Open Access)
*Both authors contributed equally

18. Keith DA, Mahony M, Hines H, Elith J, Regan TJ, Baumgartner JB, Hunter D, Heard GW, Mitchell NJ, Parris KM, Penman T, Scheele B, Simpson CC, Tingley R, Tracey C, West M, Akçakaya HR (2014) Detecting extinction risk from climate change by IUCN Red List criteria. Conservation Biology, 28, 810-819.

17. Kearney MR, Shamakhy A, Tingley R, Karoly DJ, Hoffmann AA, Briggs PR, Porter WP (2014) Microclimate modelling at macro scales: a test of a general microclimate model integrated with gridded continental-scale soil and weather data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 273-286.

16. Guisan A, Tingley R, Baumgartner JB, Naujokaitis-Lewis I, Sutcliffe PR, Tulloch AIT, Regan TJ, Brotons L, McDonald-Madden E, Mantyka-Pringle C, Martin TG, Rhodes JR, Maggini R, Setterfield SA, Elith J, Schwartz MW, Wintle BA, Broennimann O, Austin M, Ferrier S, Kearney MR, Possingham HP, Buckley YM (2013) Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions. Ecology Letters, 16, 1424-1435. (Open Access)

15. Tingley R, Hitchmough RA, Chapple DG (2013) Analyses of extinction risk are an important part of the conservation process – Reply to Monks. Biological Conservation, 168, 224-225.

14. Tingley R*, Phillips BL*, Letnic M, Brown GP, Shine R, Baird SJE (2013) Identifying optimal barriers to halt the invasion of cane toads Rhinella marina in arid Australia. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50, 129-137. (Open Access)
*Both authors contributed equally

13. Brischoux F, Tingley R, Shine R, Lillywhite HB (2013) Behavioral and physiological correlates of the geographic distributions of amphibious sea kraits (Laticauda spp.). Journal of Sea Research, 76, 1-4.

12. Tingley R, Hitchmough RA, Chapple DG (2013) Life-history traits and extrinsic threats determine extinction risk in New Zealand lizards. Biological Conservation,165, 62-68.

11. Tingley R, Dubey S (2012) Disparity in the timing of vertebrate diversification events between the northern and southern hemispheres. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 12, 244. (Open Access)

10. Clements GR, Rayan DM, Aziz SA, Kawanishi K, Traeholt C, Magintan D, Yazi MFA, Tingley R (2012) Predicting the distribution of the Asian Tapir (Tapirus indicus) in Peninsular Malaysia using maximum entropy modelling. Integrative Zoology, 7, 400-406.

9. Tingley R, Greenlees MJ, Shine R (2012) Hydric balance and locomotor performance of an anuran (Rhinella marina) invading the Australian arid zone. Oikos, 121, 1959-1965.

8. Brischoux F*, Tingley R*, Shine R, Lillywhite HB (2012) Salinity influences the distribution of marine snakes: implications for evolutionary transitions to marine life. Ecography, 35, 994-1003.
*Both authors contributed equally

7. Tingley R, Shine R (2011) Desiccation risk drives the spatial ecology of an invasive anuran (Rhinella marina) in the Australian semi-desert. PLoS ONE, 6, e25979. (Open Access)

6. Tingley R, Phillips BL, Shine R (2011) Establishment success of introduced amphibians increases in the presence of congeneric species. American Naturalist, 177, 382-388.

5. Amiel JJ, Tingley R, Shine R (2011) Smart moves: effects of relative brain size on establishment success of invasive amphibians and reptiles. PLoS ONE, 6, e18277. (Open Access)

4. Tingley R, Pulsifer MD, McCurdy DG, Herman TB, Stephens JP (2010) Intra-specific niche partitioning obscures the importance of fine-scale habitat data in species distribution models. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19, 2455-2467.

3. Tingley R, Romagosa CM, Kraus F, Bickford D, Phillips BL, Shine R (2010) The frog filter: amphibian introduction bias driven by taxonomy, body size and biogeography. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 19, 496-503.

2. Tingley R, Herman TB (2009) Land-cover data improve bioclimatic models for anurans and turtles at a regional scale. Journal of Biogeography, 36, 1656-1672.

1. Tingley R, McCurdy DG, Pulsifer MD, Herman TB (2009) Spatio-temporal differences in the use of agricultural fields by male and female Wood Turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) inhabiting an agri-forest mosaic. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 4, 185-190. (Open Access)

Publications – Organic Chemistry

8. Little VR, Tingley R, Vaughan K (2014) Triazene Derivatives of (1,x)-Diazacycloalkanes. Part X. Synthesis and Characterization of a series of 1,4-Di[2-aryl-1-diazenyl-trans-2,5-dimethylpiperazines. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. In press.

7. Hunter N, Tingley R, Peori B, Vaughan K (2007) Triazene Derivatives of (1,x)-Diazacycloalkanes. Part VIII. Synthesis and Characterization of a series of 1,4-Di[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]-2-methylpiperazines. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 85, 189-196.

6. Tingley R, Vaughan K (2006) Triazene derivatives of (1,x)-diazacycloalkanes. Part VII. Synthesis of a series of 1-aryl-2-[3-(3-[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]-1,3-diazepan-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-diazepan-1-yl]-1-diazenes from the reaction of diazonium salts with mixtures of formaldehyde and 1,4-diaminobutane. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 84, 1434-1441.

5. Vaughan K, Moser SL, Tingley R, Peori B, Bertolasi V (2006) Triazene derivatives of (1,x-)diazacycloalkanes. Part VIa. 3-({5,5-dimethyl-3-[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]-1-imidazolidinyl}methyl)-4,4-dimethyl-1-[2-aryl-1-diazenyl] imidazolidines: synthesis, characterization and X-Ray crystal structure, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 84, 1294-1300.

4. Tingley R, Bertolasi V, Vaughan K (2006) X-Ray Crystal Structure determination of a series of 1-aryl-2-[3-(3-[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]-1,3-diazepan-1-ylmethyl)-1,3-diazepan-1-yl]-1-diazenes obtained from the reaction of diazonium salts with mixtures of formaldehyde and 1,4-diaminobutane. Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 36, 831-839.

3. Tingley R, Peori B, Church R, Vaughan K (2005) Triazene derivatives of (1,x)-diazacycloalkanes. Part V. synthesis and characterization of 4-ethyl-3-({6-ethyl-3-[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]hexahydro-1-pyrimidinyl} methyl)-1-[2-aryl-1 diazenyl)hexahydropyrimidines from the reaction of diazonium salts with mixtures of formaldehyde and 1,3-diaminopentane. Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 83, 1799-1807.

2. Little VR, Tingley R, Vaughan K (2005) Triazene derivatives of (1,x)-diazacycloalkanes. Part III. synthesis and characterization of a series of 1,4-di[2-aryl-1-diazenyl]piperazines, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 83, 471-476.

1. Tingley R, Bertolasi V, Vaughan K (2005) X-Ray Crystal Structures of two polymorphic forms, monoclinic and triclinic, of 1-[(E)-2-(4-bromophenyl)-1-diazenyl]-3-({3-[(E)-2-(4-bromophenyl)-1-diazenyl]-6-ethylhexahydro-1-pyrimidinyl}methyl)-4-ethylhexahydro-pyrimidine. Journal of Chemical Crystallography, 35, 821-828.

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