I am as well on google scholar, research gate and orcid.


(20) J. Doumbia, L. Sandberger-Loua, Arne Schulze, M-O Rödel (2018) The Tadpoles of all five species of the West African frog family Odontobatrachidae (Amphibia, Anura). Alytes 36 (1-4): 63-92. [request pdf]


(19) L. Sandberger-Loua, J. Doumbia, M-O Rödel (2018) The West African Giant Squeaker, Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst, Agyei & Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) recorded in Guinea. Herpetology Notes 11: 271-273.


(18) L. Sandberger‑Loua, M‑O Rödel, Heike Feldhaar (2018) Gene-flow in the clouds: landscape genetics of a viviparous,
montane grassland toad in the tropics. Conservation Genetics 19 (1): 169-180. doi: 10.1007/s10592-017-1029-4.


(17) J. Penner, J. Doumbia, N. G. Kouamé, L. Chirio, L. Sandberger-Loua, W. Böhme, M.F. Barej (2017) Rediscovery and range extension of the Guinean skink Trachylepis keroanensis (Chabaud, 1921) (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae). Bonn zoological Bulletin 66 (1): 55-60. [request pdf]


(16) M. F. Barej, L. Sandberger-Loua, J. Doumbia, N.G. Kouamé, M.-O. Rödel, J. Penner (2017) West African Rubber Frog in Guinea. African Herp News 64: 37-39. [request pdf]


(15) L. Sandberger-Loua, H. Müller, M.-O. Rödel (2017) A review of the reproductive biology of the only known matrotrophic viviparous anuran, the West African Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis. Zoosystematics and Evolution 93 (1): 105-133. doi: 10.3897/zse.93.10489


(14) L. Sandberger-Loua, H. Feldhaar, R. Jehle and M.-O. Rödel (2016) Multiple paternity in a viviparous toad with internal fertilisation. Science of Nature: 103:51. doi: 10.1007/s00114-016-1377-9 [request pdf]


(13) L. Sandberger-Loua, J Doumbia and M.-O. Rödel (2016) Conserving the unique to save the diverse – Identifying key environmental determinants for the persistence of the viviparous Nimba toad in a West African World Heritage Site. Biological Conservation: 198: 15-21. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.03.033 [request pdf]

(12) M.F. Barej, A. Schmitz, J. Penner, J. Doumbia, L. Sandberger-Loua, M. Hirschfeld, C. Brede, M. Emmrich, N’G. G. Kouamé, A. Hillers, N. L. Gonwouo, J. Nopper, P. J. Adeba, M. A. Bangoura, C. Gage, G. Anderson, C. Smith and M.-O. Rödel (2015) Life in the spray zone – overseen diversity in West African torrent-frogs (Anura: Odontobatrachidae: Odontobatrachus). Zoosystematics and Evolution: 91(2): 115-149. doi: 10.3897/zse.91.5127

(11) J. Penner, G.B. Adum, M.T. McElroy, T. Doherty-Bone, M. Hirschfeld, L. Sandberger, C. Weldon, A.A. Cunningham, T. Ohst, E., Wombwell, D.M. Portik, D. Reid, A. Hillers, C. Ofori-Boateng, W. Oduro, J. Plötner, A. Ohler, A.D. Leaché and M.-O. Rödel (2013) West Africa - a safe haven for frogs? A regional assessment of the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis). PLOS one: 8(2): e56236. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056236.


(10) J. Nopper, L.N. Gonwouo, A. Hillers, L. Sandberger, A. Ohler and M.-O. Rödel (2012) New data on the distribution and morphology of the West African squeaker frog Arthroleptis langeri, Rödel, Doumbia, Johnson and Hillers, 2009 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae). Zootaxa 3170: 64-68.

(09) M.-O. Rödel, M. Barej, A. Hillers, A.D. Leaché, N. G. Kouamé, C. Ofori-Boateng, N.E. Assemian, B. Tohé, J. Penner, M. Hirschfeld, J. Doumbia, L. N. Gonwouo, J. Nopper, C. Brede, R. Diaz, M. K. Fujita, M. Gil, G. H. Segniagbeto, R. Ernst and L. Sandberger (2012) The genus Astylosternus in the Upper Guinea rainforests, West Africa, with the description of a new species (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae). Zootaxa 3245: 1–29.

(08) M.-O. Rödel, A.B. Onadeko, M.F. Barej and L. Sandberger (2012) A new polymorphic Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from western Nigeria. Zootaxa 3328: 55-65.

(07) M.-O. Rödel, T. Doherty-Bone, M.T. Kouete, P. Janzen, K. Garret, R. Browne, N.L. Gonwouo and L. Sandberger (2012) A new small Phrynobatrachus (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae) from southern Cameroon. Zootaxa 3431: 54 – 68.

(06) M.-O. Rödel, , N. Kouamé, J. Doumbia and L. Sandberger (2011) A new beautiful squeaker frog (Arthroleptidae: Arthroleptis) from Guinea, West Africa. Zootaxa 3011: 16–26.

(05) M.-O. Rödel, . J. Doumbia, N. G. Koumé and L. Sandberger (2011) Phrynobatrachus pintoi Hillers, Zimkus and Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Phrynobatrachidae): additional morphological and distribution data. Zootaxa 3098: 59–63.


(04) L. Sandberger, A. Hillers, J. Doumbia, N.-S. Loua, C. Brede and M.-O. Rödel (2010) Rediscovery of the Liberian Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis (Xavier 1978) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), and reassessment of its taxonomic status. Zootaxa 2355: 56 -68.

(03) L. Sandberger, H. Feldhaar, K. P. Lampert, D. K. Lamatsch and M.-O. Rödel (2010) Small, specialized and highly mobile? The tree-hole breeding frog, Phrynobatrachus guineensis, lacks fine scale population structure. African Journal of Herpetology 59: 79 – 94. doi: 10.1080/04416651003788619 [request pdf]

(02) M.-O. Rödel, L. Sandberger, J. Penner, Y. Mané and A. Hillers (2010) The taxonomic status of Hyperolius spatzi Ahl, 1931 and Hyperolius nitidulus Peters, 1875 (Amphibia: Anura: Hyperoliidae). Bonn zoological Bulletin 57: 177 – 188.


(01) M.-O. Rödel, L. Sandberger, N.S. Loua, J. Doumbia and Hillers A. (2009) Revalidation of Phrynobatrachus maculiventris Guibé and Lamotte, 1958 and description of its aposematic coloured tadpole. African Journal of Herpetology 58: 15 – 27. [request pdf]

non peer reviewed

 L. Sandberger-Loua, J Doumbia and M.-O. Rödel (2016) Conserving the unique to save the diverse – Identifying key environmental determinants for the persistence of the viviparous Nimba toad in a West African World Heritage Site. (summery of the peer-reviewed article) FrogLog 118:90-91


L. Sandberger, J. Doumbia, A. Hillers & M.-O. Rödel (2011) Life-bearing toads on a misty mountain. Froglog 97:18.