Villa A, Kirchner M, Alba DM, Bernardini F, Bolet A, Luján AH, Fortuny J, Hipsley CA, Müller J, Sindaco R, Tuniz C, Delfino M. 2018Comparative cranial osteology of Blanus species (Squamata, Amphisbaenia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society zly082.

O’Hara TD, Mah CL, Hipsley CA, Bribiesca-Contreras G, Barrett NS. 2018. The Derwent River seastar: re-evaluation of a critically endangered marine invertebrate. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society zly057.

Kazi S, Hipsley CA. 2018. Conserved evolution of skull shape in Caribbean head-first burrowing worm lizards (Squamata: Amphisbaenia). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125: 14–29.

Newton AH, Frantisek S, Prochazka J, Black JR, Medlock K, Paddle RN, Hipsley CA*, Pask AJ*. 2018. Letting the “cat” out of the bag: pouch young development of the extinct Tasmanian tiger revealed by X- ray computed tomography. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171914. 24. *Joint senior authors.

Dubke M, Hipsley CA, Müller J. 2018. Comparative skull osteology and preliminary systematic revision of the African lizard genus Heliobolus (Squamata: Lacertidae). African Journal of Herpetology. DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2017.1422153

Feigin CY, Newton AH, Doronina L, Schmitz J, Hipsley CA, Mitchell KJ, Gower G, Llamas B, Soubrier J, Heider TN, Menzies BR, Cooper A, O’Neill RJ, Pask AJ. 2018. Genome of the Tasmanian Tiger provides insights into the evolution and demography of an extinct marsupial carnivore. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 182-192.


Hipsley CA, Müller J. 2017. Developmental dynamics of ecomorphological convergence in a transcontinental lizard radiation. Evolution 71: 936–948.


Hipsley CA, Rentinck M-N, Rӧdel M-O, Müller J. 2016. Ontogenetic allometry constrains cranial shape of the head-first burrowing worm lizard Cynisca leucura (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae). Journal of Morphology 277: 1159–1167.

Zaag PT, Reimold WU, Hipsley CA. 2016. Micro-computed tomography and shock microdeformation studies on shatter cones. Meteoritics and Planetary Science 51: 1435-1459.

Müller J, Hipsley CA, Maisano JA. 2016. Skull osteology of the Eocene amphisbaenian Spathorhynchus fossorium (Reptilia, Squamata) suggests convergent evolution of fossorial cranial adaptations in worm lizards. Journal of Anatomy 229: 615-630.


Wulff NC, Lehmann AW, Hipsley CA, Lehmann GUC. 2015. Copulatory courtship by bushcricket genital titillators revealed by functional morphology, μCT scanning for 3D reconstruction and female sense structures. Arthropod Structure and Development 44: 388-397.

Miralles A, Hipsley CA, Erens J, Gehara M, Rakotoarison A, Glaw F, Müller J, Vences M. 2015. Distinct patterns of desynchronized limb regression in Malagasy scincine lizards (Squamata, Scincidae). PLoS ONE 10(6): e0126074.

Hampe O, Franke H, Hipsley CA, Kardjilov N, Müller J. 2015. Prenatal cranial ossification of the humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae. Journal of Morphology 276: 564-582.


Hipsley CA, Miles DB, Müller J. 2014. Morphological disparity opposes latitudinal diversity gradient in lacertid lizards. Biology Letters 10: 20140101.

Hipsley CA, Müller J. 2014. Beyond fossil calibrations: realities of molecular clock practices in evolutionary biology. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 138.

Hipsley CA, Müller J. 2014. Relict endemism of extant Rhineuridae (Amphisbaenia): testing for phylogenetic niche conservatism in the fossil record. Anatomical Record 297: 473-481.

Kirchhof S, Hipsley CA, Corl A, Dell’Mour H, Müller J. 2014. Pedioplanis lineocellata lineocellata (Duméril & Bibron 1839) Spotted Sand Lizard. African Herp News 61: 28-30.

Kirchhof S, Hipsley CA, Corl A, Dell’Mour H, Müller J. 2014. Pedioplanis undata (A. Smith, 1838) Western Sand Lizard. African Herp News 61: 30-33.

Lancaster LT, McAdam, AG, Hipsley CA, Sinervo BR. 2014. Frequency-dependent and correlational selection pressures have conflicting consequences for assortative mating in a color-polymorphic lizard, Uta stansburiana. American Naturalist 184: 188-197.


Klages J, Glaw F, Köhler J, Müller J, Hipsley CA, Vences M. 2013. Molecular, morphological and osteological differentiation of a new species of miniaturized microhylid frog of the genus Stumpffia from northwestern Madagascar. Zootaxa 3717: 280-300.

Jones MEH, Anderson CL, Hipsley CA, Müller J, Evans SE, Schoch RR. 2013. Integration of molecules and new fossils supports a Triassic origin for Lepidosauria (lizards, snakes, and tuatara). BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 208.


Miralles A, Anjeriniaina M, Hipsley CA, Müller J, Glaw F, Vences M. 2012. Variations on a bauplan: description of a new Malagasy “mermaid skink” with flipper-like forelimbs only (Scincidae: Sirenoscincus). Zoosystema 34: 701-719.

Sobral S, Hipsley CA, Müller J. 2012. Braincase redescription of Dysalotosaurus lettowvorbecki (Dinosauria, Ornithopoda) based on computed tomography. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32: 1090–1102.
* Taylor & Francis Award for Best Student Article in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (1st Place)

Parham JF, Donoghue PCJ, Bell CJ, Calway TD, Head JJ, Holroyd PA, Inoue JG, Irmis RB, Joyce WG, Ksepka DT, Patané JSL, Smith ND, Tarver JE, van Tuinen M, Yang Z, Angielczyk KD, Greenwood J, Hipsley CA, Jacobs L, Makovicky PJ, Müller J, Smith KT, Theodor JM, Warnock RC, Benton MJ. 2012. Best practices for justifying fossil calibrations. Systematic Biology 61: 346–359.


Müller J, Hipsley CA, Head JJ, Kardjilov N, Hilger A, Wuttke M, Reisz RR. 2011. Eocene lizard from Germany reveals amphisbaenian origins. Nature 473: 364–367.

Secondi J, Bordas P, Hipsley CA, Bensch S. 2011. Bilateral song convergence in a passerine hybrid zone: genetics contribute in one species only. Evolutionary Biology 38: 441-452.


Hipsley CA, Himmelman L, Metzler D, Müller J. 2009. Integration of Bayesian molecular clock methods and fossil-based soft bounds reveals early Cenozoic origin of African lacertid lizards. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 151.

Lancaster LT, Hipsley CA, Sinervo BR. 2009. Female choice for optimal combinations of multiple male display traits improves offspring survival. Behavioral Ecology 20: 993-999.