Scientific Papers

Curran, M., Kopp, M., Ruedi, M., & Bayliss J. (2022). A new species of horseshoe bat (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Mount Namuli, Mozambique. Acta Chiropterologica .

Bayliss, J., Congdon, C., Richardson I., & S. Collins (2022). A new species of Afriodinia (Abisara) Felder & Felder (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from Mt Lico, Northern Mozambique; the revision of the A. delicata group; and the reinstatement of A. zanzibaricus. Metamorphosis.

SÁFIÁN, S., BAYLISS, J.  & CONGDON, T.C.E. (2022). Description of four Iolaus Hübner, 1819 species in the subgenus Philiolaus Stempffer & Bennett, 1958 from East Africa, assigned to the proposed I. maritimus species group (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Theclinae). Zootaxa 5099 (1): 046–064. DOI: 10.11646/ZOOTAXA.5099.1.2.

Admasu, S., Mekonnen, A., Kebede, F., Tessema, M.,  Tefera, Z., & Bayliss, J. (2021). The Application of A Refined SWOT-AHP Based planning and Management Approach for the Conservation of Ethiopia’s Protected Area Systems. Adv Environ Stud 5(2):443-451

Daniels S.R., Bittencourt-Silva G.B., Muianga V. & Bayliss J. (2020). Phylogenetics of the freshwater crab (Potamonautes MacLeay, 1838) fauna from ‘sky islands’ in Mozambique with the description of a new species (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Potamonautidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 716: 1–23.

Bittencourt-Silva GB, Bayliss J, Conradie W. (2020). First herpetological surveys of Mount Lico and Mount Socone, Mozambique. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(2) [General Section]: 198–217 (e247).

Aida Cuni-Sanchez, Philip J. Platts, Gerard Imani, Noelia Zafra-Calvo, Julian Bayliss, Daniel J. Ingram, Beth Kaplin, Valerie Kapos, Alain S.K. Ngute, Jacques Nkengurutse, Moses Sainge, Martin Sullivan, Neil D. Burgess, Julia A. Klein, Rob Marchant. (submitted) Africa’s tropical montane forests: services, threats and recommendations for sustainability. Regional Environmental Change.

Platts, P. J., Schaafsma, M., Burgess, N. D., Fisher, B., Ricketts, T. H., Swetnam, R. D., Turner, K. R., Ahrends, A., Ashagre, B. B., Bayliss, J., Gereau, R. E., Green, J. M. H., Green, R. E., Jeha, L., Lewis, S. L., Marchant, R., Marshall, A. R., Mbilinyi, B. P., Morse-Jones, S., Munishi, P. K. T., Mwakalila, S., Njana, M., Shirima, D. D., Willcock, S., & A. Balmford (submitted) Net social welfare of conserving a global biodiversity hotspot. Nature.

Bayliss, J., Brattström, O., Bampton, I. (†), & Collins S.C. (2019). A new species of Leptomyrina Butler, 1898 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from Mts Mecula, Namuli, Inago, Nallume and Mabu in Northern Mozambique. Metamorphosis 30: 19–24.

Branch W.R., Bayliss J., Bittencourt-silva G.B., Conradie W., Engelbrecht H.M., Loader S.P., Menegon M., Nanvonamuquitxo C. & K.A. Tolley (2019) A new species of tree snake (Dipsadoboa, Serpentes: Colubridae) from ‘sky island’ forests in northern Mozambique, with notes on other members of the Dipsadoboa werneri group. Zootaxa 4646 (3): 541–563.

Branch W.R., Verburgt L., Bayliss J., Kucharzewski C., Rödel M.O., & W. Conradie (2019) New records of the Large-eyed Green Snake, Philothamnus macrops (Boulenger 1895), from Mozambique. Herpetology Notes 12: 19-29.

Bayliss, J., Congdon, T.C.E. & Collins S.C. (2018). A new subspecies of Papilio (Princeps) pelodurus Butler, 1896 (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Papilioninae) from several mountains in northern Mozambique. Metamorphosis 29: 132–136.

C.N. Spottiswoode, L.D.C. Fishpool, & J.L. Bayliss (2016) Birds and biogeography of Mount Mecula in Mozambique’s Niassa National Reserve. Ostrich 3 (87): 281-284

Bayliss, J.L., Collins, S.C. & Congdon, T.C.E. (2016). A new species of Iolaus Hübner subgenus Epamera Druce (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae) from Mts Namuli and Mabu, Northern Mozambique. Metamorphosis 27: 21–28.

Willcock, S., Phillips, O. L., Platts, P. J., Swetnam, R. D., Balmford, A., Burgess, N. D., Ahrends, A., Bayliss, J., Doggart, N., Doody, K., Fanning, E., Green, J. M. H., Hall, J., Howell, K. L., Lovett, J. C., Marchant, R., Marshall, A. R., Mbilinyi, B., Munishi, P. K. T., Owen, N., Topp-Jorgensen, E. J. and Lewis, S. L. (2016), Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot. Glob Change Biol, 22: 2787–2800. http://dx.doi:10.1111/gcb.13218

Taylor P.J., L.R. Richards, J. Bayliss, F.P.D. Cotterill (2015). Rediscovery of the Transvaal free-tailed bat Tadarida ventralis africana in South Africa, with an additional record of the Malagasy free-tailed bat T. fulminans from northern Mozambique. Durban Natural Science Museum. Novitates 38: 50-55.

Bayliss J., Timberlake, J., Branch, W., Bruessow C., Collins, S., Congdon, C., da Sousa, C., Herrmann, E., Dowsett R.J., Dowsett Lemaire F., Fishpool, L.D.C. Harris T., Georgiadis S., Liggitt B., Monadjem A., Patel I.H., Ribeiro D., Spottiswoode C.N., Taylor P., Willcock S., & P. Smith (2014) The Discovery, Biodiversity, and Conservation of Mabu forest – the largest mid-altitude rainforest in southern Africa. Oryx 48(2): 177–185.

Bayliss J., Schaafsma M., Balmford A., Burgess N.D., Green J.M.H., Madoffe S.S., Okayasu S., Peh K S-H., Platts P.J., D.W. Yu (2014). The Current and Future Value of Nature-based Tourism in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Ecosystem Services 8 (2014) 75–83:

Daniels, S., Phiri E., & J. Bayliss (2014). Renewed sampling of inland aquatic habitats in southern Africa yield two novel freshwater crab species (Decapoda: Potamonautidae: Potamonautes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 356–369.

Branch, W.R., Bayliss, J. & Tolley, K.A. (2014) Pygmy chameleons of the Rhampholeon platyceps complex (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae): Description of four new species from isolated ‘sky islands’ of northern Mozambique. Zootaxa 3814 (1): 001–036.

Willcock S., Phillips O.L., Platts P.J., Balmford A., Burgess N.D., Lovett J.C., Ahrends A., Bayliss J., Doggart N., Doody K., Fanning E., Green J.M., Hall J., Howell K.L., Marchant R., Marshall A.R., Mbilinyi B., Munishi P.K., Owen N., Swetnam R.D., Topp-Jorgensen E.J., Lewis S.L. (2014). Quantifying and understanding carbon storage and sequestration within the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Carbon Balance and Management 9:2  http://dx.doi:10.1186/1750-0680-9-2.

L. T. Ellis;  J. Bayliss;  M. A. Bruggeman-Nannenga;  B. Cykowska;  R. Ochyra;  N. J. M. Gremmen;  J-P. Frahm;  T. A. Hedderson;  P. Heras;  V. M. Infante;  V. Hugonnot;  F. Mogro;  V. Plášek;  L. Číhal;  J. Sawicki;  A. Schäfer-Verwimp;  A. Stebel;  S. Ştefănuţ;  J. Váňa;  J-D. Yang;  S-H. Lin (2014). Bryological Notes New national and regional bryophyte records 38. Journal of Bryology 36 (1), pp. 61-72.

L T Ellis, S C Aranda, A K Asthana, P Bansal, V Nath, V Sahu, J Bayliss, G Asthana, S Srivastava, S Yadav, M Brugués, M J Cano, M V Dulin, E Fudali, E Fuertes, R Gabriel, F Pereira, J A F Silva, S R Gradstein, P Hájková, M Hájek, P Heras, M Infante, M Lebouvier, J Marka, K K Newsham, R Ochyra, J Pantović, M S Sabovljević, N Phephu, J van Rooy, D A Philippov, R D Porley, F Puche, A Schäfer-Verwimp, J G Segarra-Moragues, C Sérgio, V R Smith, S Ştefănuţ, J Váňa, M J Wigginton (2014). New national and regional bryophyte records, 37. Journal of Bryology 35 (4) pp. 290 – 305.

Peh, K.S.-H., et al., Bayliss, J. (2013). TESSA: A toolkit for rapid assessment of ecosystem services at sites of biodiversity conservation importance. Ecosystem Services,

Congdon, T.C.E. & Bayliss, J.L. (2012). Butterflies of Mt Mecula and Mt Yao, Niassa Province, Northern Mozambique. Metamorphosis 23: 26–34.

Taylor P., Stoffberg S., Monadjem A., Schoeman M.C., Bayliss J., & Cotterill F.P.D. (2012) Four new bat species (Rhinolophus hildebrandtii complex) reflect Plio-Pleistocene divergence of dwarfs and giants across an Afromontane Archipelago. PLoS ONE 7(9): e41744. http://dx.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041744.

Willcock S, Phillips OL, Platts PJ, Balmford A, Burgess ND, Lovett JC, Ahrends A, Bayliss J, Doggart N, Doody K, Fanning E, Green J, Hall J, Howell KL, Marchant R, Marshall AR, Mbilinyi B, Munishi PKT, Owen N, Swetnam RD, Topp-Jorgensen EJ, & Lewis SL (2012) Towards Regional, Error-Bounded Landscape Carbon Storage Estimates for Data-Deficient Areas of the World. PLoS ONE 7(9): e44795. http://dx.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044795.

Daniels, S. & J. Bayliss (2012). Unexplored refugia of biodiversity: Mountainous regions in Mozambique and Malawi yield two novel freshwater crab species (Potamonautidae: Potamonautes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164: 498-509.

Staude H., Bayliss, J., & Sihvonen (2011). The Mulanje Tiger Moth Prout, 1922, new status, a critically endangered species from Malaŵi (Lepidoptera: Geometridae:Diptychinae). Metamorphosis 22 (2): 49–64.

Congdon, C., Collins, S. & Bayliss J. (2010) Butterflies of south east Africa’s mountains (Mozambique and Malawi). Metamorphosis 21(2): 45-107.

Fishpool, L. D. C. & Bayliss, J. (2010) Brief notes on the birds of Mount Inago, northern Mozambique. African Bird Club Bulletin 17(2): 198-201.

Monadjem, A., M.C. Schoeman, A. Reside, D. V. Pio, S. Stoffberg, J. Bayliss, F.P.D. (Woody) Cotterill, M. Curran, M. Kopp, & P. J. Taylor (2010) A recent inventory of the bats of Mozambique with documentation of seven new species for the country. Acta Chiropterologica 12(2): 371–391.

Branch, William R. & Tolley, Krystal A. (2010) A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Nadzikambia baylissi) from Mount Mabu, central Mozambique. African Journal of Herpetology, 59(2): 157-172.

Bayliss, J., Burrow, C., Martell, S., & Staude, H. (2010).  An ecological study between two living fossils in Malawi – the Mulanje Tiger Moth (Callioratus grandis) and the Mulanje Cycad (Encephalartos gratus).  African Journal of Ecology, 48 (2): 472-480.

Branch, W. & J. L. Bayliss (2009).  A new species of tree viper Atheris (Serpentes: Viperidae) from Northern Mozambique. Zootaxa: 2113: 41-54.

Spottiswoode C. N., Patel I. H., Herrmann E., Timberlake, J. & J. Bayliss (2008).  Threatened bird species on two little-known mountains (Mabu and Chiperone) in northern Mozambique. Ostrich 79 (1): 1-7.

Nangoma, D. & J. L. Bayliss (2007).  The first use of the MODIS Rapid Response (MRR) fires alert system on Mount Mulanje in Malawi. Nyala 24: 3-15.

Bayliss, J. L., Hecht, J., Makungwa, S., Nangoma, D., & Bruessow C. (2007).  Saving the Island in the Sky: the plight of the Mount Mulanje cedar Widdringtonia whytei in Malawi. Oryx 41 (1): 64-69.

Bayliss, J. L, Simonite, V., Thompson, S. (2006).  An innovative approach to targeting sites for wading bird assemblages in the UK. Journal for Nature Conservation, 14 (1): 1- 15.

Bayliss, J. L, Simonite, V., Thompson, S. (2005).  The use of probabilistic habitat suitability models for biodiversity action planning. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 108 (3): 228-250.

Thompson, S., Hazel, A., Bailey, N., Bayliss, J. & Lee, J.T. (2004).  Identifying potential breeding sites for the stone curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) in the UK. Journal for Nature Conservation, 12, 229 – 235.

Bayliss, J., Helyar, A., Lee, J.T. Lee & Thompson, S. (2003).  A multi-criteria targeting approach to neutral grassland conservation. Journal of Environmental Management, 67, 145 – 160.

Bayliss, J. (2002).  The East Usambara tree-hole crab (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Potamonautidae) – a striking example of crustacean adaptation in closed canopy forest, Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 40 (1): 26-34.

Bayliss, J. & A. Fielding (2002).  Termitophagous foraging by Pachycondyla analis (Formicidae, Ponerinae) in a Tanzanian coastal dry forest. Sociobiology 39 (1): 103-122.