Jiří ŠMÍD

 

 

Contact information:

Ing. Mgr. Jiří Šmíd, Ph.D.

Phone: +420221951849

E-mail: jirismd@gmail.com

Room: 221

 

Research interests:

Phylogenetics, Biogeography, Herpetology, Systematics and Taxonomy, reptiles of the Middle East

 

Current projects:

Diversification dynamics of the Arabian squamate reptiles: spatial and temporal patterns and their key predictors

 

Recent publications:

2021

Šmíd J, Aghová T, Velenská D, Moravec J, Balej P, Naumov B, Popgeorgiev G, Üzüm N, Avci A & Jablonski D (2021) Quaternary range dynamics and taxonomy of the Mediterranean collared dwarf racer, Platyceps collaris (Squamata: Colubridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society XXX.

 

Šmíd J, Uvizl M, Shobrak M, AlGethami RHM, Algethami AR, Alanazi ASK, Alsubaie SD, Busais S Carranza S (2021) Swimming through the sands of the Sahara and Arabian deserts: Phylogeny of sandfish skinks (Scincidae, Scincus) reveals a recent and rapid diversification. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution 155, 107012.

 

 

2019

Šmíd J, Mazuch T, Nováková L, Modrý D, Malonza PK, Abdirahman Elmi HS, Carranza S & Moravec J (2019) Phylogeny and systematic revision of the gecko genus Hemidactylus from the horn of Africa (Squamata, Gekkonidae). Herpetological Monographs 33, 26-47.

 

Machado L, Šmíd J, Mazuch T, Sincado R, Al Shukaili AS & Carranza S (2019) Systematics of the Saharo-Arabian clade of the Palearctic naked-toed geckos with the description of a new species of Tropiocolotes endemic to Oman. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 57: 159-178.

 

Uvizl M, Šmíd J, Aghová T, Varadínová ZK & Benda P (2019) Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the Sheath-tailed bats from the Middle East (Emballonuridae: Taphozous and Coleura). Acta Chiropterologica 21, 23-34.

 

Simo-Riudalbas M, Tamar K, Šmíd J, Mitsi P, Sindaco R, Chirio L ... (2019) Biogeography of Mesalina (Reptilia: Lacertidae), with special emphasis on the Mesalina adramitana group from Arabia and Socotra archipelago. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 137, 300-312.

 

Štundlová J, Šmíd J, Nguyen F & Štáhlavský F (2019) Cryptic diversity and dynamic chromosome evolution in Alpine scorpions (Euscorpidae: Euscorpius). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 134, 152-163

 

Šmíd J, Gocmen B, Crochet PA, Trape JF, Mazuch T, Uvizl M & Nagy ZT (2019) Ancient diversification, biogeography, and the role of climatic niche evolution in the Old World cat snakes (Colubridae, Telescopus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 134, 35-49.

 

Šmíd J & Tolley KA (2019) Calibrating the tree of vipers under the fossilized birth-death model. Scientific Reports 9, 1-10.

 

Lehr E, Moravec J, Lundberg M, Kohler G, Catenazzi A & Šmíd J (2019) A new genus and species of arboreal lizard (Gymnophthalmidae: Cercosaurinae) from the eastern Andes of Peru. Salamandra 55, 1-13.

 

Benda P, Shobrak J, Mohammed & Šmíd J (2019) New record of the Midas free-tailed bat (Mops midas) from the Arabian peninsula (Mammalia: Chiroptera). Journal of the National Museum (Prague), Natural History Sciences 188, 147-150.

 

Burriel-Carranza B, Tarroso P, Els J, Gardner A, Soorae P... (2019) An integrative assessment of the diversity, phylogeny, distribution, and conservation of the terrestrial reptiles (Sauropsida, Squamata) of the United Arab Emirates. PLoS ONE 14.

 

 

2018

Mazuch T, Šmíd J, Price T, Frýdlová P, Awale AI, Elmi HSA, Frynta D (2018). New records of one of the least known snakes, Telescopus pulcher (Squamata: Colubridae) from the Horn of Africa. Zootaxa 4462:483–496.

 

Moravec J*, Šmíd J*, Štundl J, Lehr E (2018). Systematics of Neotropical microteiid lizards (Gymnophthalmidae, Cercosaurinae), with the description of a new genus and species from the Andean montane forests. ZooKeys, 744: 105–139.

* Equal contribution

 

Šmíd J, Engelbrecht H, Taft JM, Telford NS, Makhubo BG, Bauer AM, Tolley KA (2018). A contribution to the phylogeny and taxonomy of thePachydactylus weberi group (Squamata: Gekkonidae): a case of intraspecific colour polymorphism confounding taxonomy. African Journal of Herpetology, Online Early, 1–14.

 

Carranza S, Xipell M, Tarroso P, Gardner A, Arnold EN, Robinson MD, Simó-Riudalbas M, Vasconcelos R, de Pous P, Amat F, Šmíd J, Sindaco R, Metallinou M, Els J, Pleguezuelos JM, Machado L, Donaire D, Martínez G, Garcia-Porta J, Mazuch T, Wilms T, Gebhart J, Aznar J, Gallego J, Zwanzig B-M, Fernández-Guiberteau D, Papenfuss T, Al Saadi S, Alghafri A, Khalifa S, Al Farqani H, Bilal S B, Alzari IS, Al Adhoobi AS, Al Omairi ZS, Al Shariani M, Al Kiyumi A, Al Sariri T, Al Shukaili AS, Al Akhzami SN (2018). Diversity, distribution and conservation of the terrestrial reptiles of Oman (Sauropsida, Squamata). PLoS ONE 13(2): e0190389.

 

 

2017

Šmíd J, Moravec J, Gvoždík V, Štundl J, Frynta D, Lymberakis P, Kapli P, Wilms T, Schmitz A, Shobrak M, Hosseinian Yousefkhani S, Rastegar-PouyaniE, Castilla AM, Els J, Mayer W (2017). Cutting the Gordian Knot: integrative insight into the phylogenetic and ecological diversification of the Mesalina brevirostris species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae), with taxonomic implications. Zoologica Scripta, 46 (6): 649–664.

 

Šmíd J, Shobrak M, Wilms T, Joger U, Carranza S (2017). Endemic diversification in the mountains: genetic, morphological, and geographical differentiation of the Hemidactylus geckos in southwestern Arabia. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 17(1): 267–285.

 

 

2016

Tamar K, Šmíd J, Göçmen B, Meiri S, Carranza S (2016).  An integrative systematic revision and biogeography of Rhynchocalamus snakes (Reptilia, Colubridae) with a description of a new species from Israel. PeerJ 4: e2769.

 

Mazuch T, Šmíd J, Bauer AM (2016) Rediscovery and a new record of Hemidactylus laevis (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) from Somaliland, with notes on and resurrection of Hemidactylus fragilisZootaxa 4117(4): 529–542.

 

Garcia-Porta J, Šmíd J, Sol D, Fasola M, Carranza S (2016) Testing the island effect on phenotypic diversification: insights from theHemidactylus geckos of the Socotra Archipelago. Scientific Reports 6, 23729.

 

de Pous P, Machado L, Metallinou M, Červenka J, Kratochvíl L, Paschou N, Mazuch T, Šmíd J, Simó-Riudalbas M, Sanuy D, Carranza S (2016) Taxonomy and biogeography of Bunopus spatalurus (Reptilia; Gekkonidae) from the Arabian Peninsula. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 54(1): 67–81.