Jessica da Silva
Jessica da Silva
Postdoctoral Fellow, South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Slow but tenacious: an analysis of running and gripping performance in chameleons
A Herrel, KA Tolley, GJ Measey, JM da Silva, DF Potgieter, E Boller, ...
Journal of Experimental Biology 216 (6), 1025-1030, 2013
A molecular phylogeny of the African plated lizards, genus Gerrhosaurus Wiegmann, 1828 (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae), with the description of two new genera
MF Bates, KA Tolley, S Edwards, Z Davids, JM Da Silva, WR Branch
Zootaxa 3750 (5), 465-493, 2013
Linking microhabitat structure, morphology and locomotor performance traits in a recent radiation of dwarf chameleons
JM da Silva, A Herrel, GJ Measey, B Vanhooydonck, KA Tolley
Functional Ecology 28 (3), 702-713, 2014
Sexual dimorphism in bite performance drives morphological variation in chameleons
JM Da Silva, A Herrel, GJ Measey, KA Tolley
PLoS One 9 (1), e86846, 2014
Does diet drive the evolution of head shape and bite force in chameleons of the genus Bradypodion?
AY Dollion, GJ Measey, R Cornette, L Carne, KA Tolley, JM da Silva, ...
Functional Ecology 31 (3), 671-684, 2017
Ecomorphological variation and sexual dimorphism in a recent radiation of dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion)
JM Da Silva, KA Tolley
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109 (1), 113-130, 2013
Population genetics and conservation of critically small cycad populations: a case study of the Albany Cycad, Encephalartos latifrons (Lehmann)
JM Da Silva, JS Donaldson, G Reeves, TA Hedderson
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 105 (2), 293-308, 2012
Diversification through ecological opportunity in dwarf chameleons
JM da Silva, KA Tolley
Journal of Biogeography, 2017
Field Guide to Aquatic Invasive Species: Identification, collection and reporting of aquatic invasive species in Ontario waters
K Lui, M Butler, M Allen, J da Silva, B Brownson
Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2008
No safe haven: protection levels show imperilled South African reptiles not sufficiently safe-guarded despite low average extinction risk
KA Tolley, J Weeber, B Maritz, L Verburgt, MF Bates, W Conradie, ...
Biological Conservation 233, 61-72, 2019
A review of over a decade of DNA barcoding in South Africa: a faunal perspective
JM Da Silva, S Willows-Munro
African Zoology 51 (1), 1-12, 2016
The relationship between cranial morphology, bite performance, diet and habitat in a radiation of dwarf chameleon (Bradypodion)
JM Da Silva, L Carne, G John Measey, A Herrel, KA Tolley
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119 (1), 52-67, 2016
Isolation of novel microsatellite loci in dwarf chameleons from KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa and their cross-amplification in other Bradypodion species
KA Feldheim, JM da Silva, KA Tolley
Conservation Genetics Resources 4 (1), 205-211, 2012
DNA fingerprinting of the critically endangered cycad, Encephalartos latifrons, using AFLP markers
JM Da Silva
MSc Thesis. University of Cape Town, Whitelock, LM 2002. The Cycads. Timber …, 2005
Ocean Genome: Conservation and the Fair, Equitable and Sustainable Use of Marine Genetic Resources
R Blasiak, R Wynberg, K Grorud-Colvert, S Thambisetty, NM Bandarra, ...
World Resources Institute. Available from …, 2020
Analysis of genetic diversity in Rose’s mountain toadlet (Capensibufo rosei) using novel microsatellite markers
JM Da Silva, KA Feldheim, RJ Daniels, S Edwards, KA Tolley
African Journal of Herpetology 65 (2), 69-82, 2016
Conservation genetics of an endemic and threatened amphibian (Capensibufo rosei): a leap towards establishing a genetic monitoring framework
JM da Silva, KA Tolley
Conservation genetics 19 (2), 349-363, 2018
Genetic diversity and differentiation of the Western Leopard Toad (Sclerophrys pantherina) based on mitochondrial and microsatellite markers
JM da Silva, KA Feldheim, GJ Measey, S Doucette-Riise, RJ Daniels, ...
African Journal of Herpetology, 2017
The ocean genome and future prospects for conservation and equity
R Blasiak, R Wynberg, K Grorud-Colvert, S Thambisetty, NM Bandarra, ...
Nature Sustainability, 1-9, 2020
Horizon scanning for South African biodiversity: A need for social engagement as well as science
CL Seymour, L Gillson, MF Child, KA Tolley, JC Curie, JM da Silva, ...
Ambio, 2019
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