Konstantin D. Milto

ResearcherID: https://publons.com/researcher/ABA-5000-2020
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ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4061-0164
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Academic degree: Candidate of Biological Sciences
Academic title: No title
Position: Senior Researcher
E-mail: Konstantin.Milto@zin.ru
Contact phone: +7 (812) 323-31-40, ext. 308
Educational background: Saint Petersburg State University, 2002
Dissertations: “Amphibians and reptiles of North-West Russia: biodiversity estimation.” (PhD)
Research interests: Herpetology, biodiversity, zoogeography, ecology, conservation, scientific collections.
Field studies: European Russia, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Middle Asia and Kazakhstan, Siberia and Far East, Asia Minor, South Asia, South-East Asia, Egypt, Ethiopia.
Professional membership: A.M. Nikolsky’s Herpetological Society, https://www.zin.ru/societies/nhs/
Selected Publications:
  • Kalyabina S.A., Milto K.D., Ananjeva N.B., Legal L., Joger U., Wink M. 2001. Phylogeography and systematics of Lacerta agilis based on mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences: first results. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 8(2): 149–158.
  • Borkin L.J., Litvinchuk S.N., Milto K.D., Rosanov J.M., Khalturin M.D. 2001. Cryptic Speciation in Pelobates fuscus (Amphibia, Pelobatidae): Cytometric and Biochemical Evidence. Doklady Biological Sciences, 376: 86–88. Translated from Doklady Akademii Nauk, 376(5): 707–709. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1018806900399
  • Kalyabina-Hauf S.A., Milto K.D., Ananjeva N.B., Joger U., Kotenko T.I., Wink M. 2004. Reevaluation of the status of Lacerta agilis tauridica Suchov, 1926. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 11(1): 65–72.
  • Milto K.D., Zinenko O.I. 2005. Distribution and morphological variability of Vipera berus in Eastern Europe. In: Ananjeva N., Tsinenko O. (eds) Herpetologia Petropolitana. 64–73.
  • Milto K.D. 2008. Amphibians breed in the Baltic Sea. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 15(1): 8–10.
  • Clemann N., Melville J., Ananjeva N. B., Scroggie M. P., Milto K., Kreuzberg E. 2008. Microhabitat occupation and functional morphology of four species of sympatric agamid lizards in the Kyzylkum Desert, central Uzbekistan. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 31(2): 51–62.
  • Milto K.D. 2009. Distribution patterns of agamids in the North Caspian region. Bonner Zoologische Beitrage, 56(4): 303–304.
  • Milto K.D. 2009. A giant tadpole record of Rana esculenta in Northwestern Russia. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 16(2): 143–145.
  • Milto K.D. 2010. A record of natural nest of Pseudopus apodus. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 17(1): 41–42.
  • Melville J., Hale J., Mantziou G., Ananjeva N.B., Milto K., Clemann N. 2009. Historical biogeography, phylogenetic relationships and intraspecific diversity of agamid lizards in the Central Asian deserts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 53(1): 99–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2009.05.011
  • Milto K.D., Barabanov A.V. 2011. An annotated catalogue of the amphibian types in the collection of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 18(2): 137–153.
  • Lada G.A., Milto K.D., Malashichev Ye.B. 2011. Amphibians and reptiles of the «Les na Vorskle» and “Ostrasyev Yar” territories of the “Belogorye” Natural Reserve and their surroundings. Current Studies in Herpetology, 11(1/2): 40–47. [In Russian]
  • Milto K.D. 2011. Towards the problem of giant tadpoles. The Problems of Herpetology. Proceedings of the 4th Meeting of the Nikolsky Herpetological Society, 12–17 October 2009, Kazan. St. Petersburg. 178–186. [In Russian]
  • Milto K.D., Barabanov A.V. 2012. A catalogue of the agamid and chamaeleonid types in the collections of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 19(2): 155–170.
  • Milto K.D., Poyarkov N.A., Orlov N.L., Nguyen T.T. 2013. Two new rhacophorid frogs from Cat Ba island, Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 20(4): 287–300.
  • Liu J., Ananjeva N.B., Chirikova M.A., Milto K.D., Guo X. 2014. Molecular assessment and taxonomic status of the rapid racerunner (Eremias velox complex) with particular attention to the populations in northwestern China. Asian Herpetological Research, 5(1): 12–25. https://doi.org/10.3724/SP.J.1245.2014.00012
  • Milto K.D. 2014. First report of the herpetofauna of Phi Phi Archipelago, Andaman Sea, Thailand. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 21(4): 269–273.
  • Nazarov R.A., Poyarkov N.A., Orlov N.L., Nguyen N.S., Milto K.D., Martynov A.A., Konstantinov E.L., Chulisov A.S. 2014. A review of genus Cyrtodactylus (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) in fauna of Laos with description of four new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute, 318(4): 391–423.
  • Böhme W., Ehrlich K., Milto K., Orlov N., Scholz S. 2015. A new species of desert monitor lizard (Varanidae: Varanus: Psammosaurus) from the Western Zagros region (Iraq, Iran). Russian Journal of Herpetology, 22(1): 41–52.
  • Kovaleva T.V. et al. 2016. Atlas of the Protected Areas of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg, Diton, 176 p. [In Rissian]
  • Milto K. D., Pestov M. V., Kirschey T. 2016. Preliminary data on the batrachofauna of the Kafa Biospere Reserve. Vestnik of St-Petersburg University, Biology, 3: 100–106. [In Rissian] https://doi.org/10.21638/11701/spbu03.2016.317
  • Zarrintab M., Milto K. D, Eskandarzadeh N., Zangi B., Jahan M., Kami H. G., Rastegar-Pouyani N., Rastegar-Pouyani E., Rajabizadeh M. 2017. Taxonomy and distribution of sand boas of the genus Eryx Daudin, 1803 (Serpentes: Erycidae) in Iran. Zoology in the Middle East, 63(1): 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2017.1299330
  • Barabanov A V. Milto K. D. 2017. An annotated type catalogue of the anguid, dibamid, scincid and varanid lizards in the Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia (Reptilia: Sauria: Anguidae, Dibamidae, Scincidae and Varanidae). Zootaxa, 4244(1): 065–078. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4244.1.3
  • Milto K. D. 2017. New records of reptiles on the Red Sea coast, Egypt, with notes on zoogeography. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 24(1): 11–21. https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-24-1-11-21
  • Milto K, Ananjeva N, Golikov A, Khalikov R. 2017. Catalogue of the type specimens of Bufonidae and Megophryidae (Amphibia: Anura) from research collections of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. Version 1.16. Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg. Checklist Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/crgfcq
  • Milto K. D., Saber S. A., Nagy A. M., Nazarov R. A., Melnikov D. A., Ananjeva N. B. 2019. First report on the reptile diversity of Wadi El Gemal National Park, Eastern Desert, Egypt. Russian Journal of Herpetology, 26(3): 175–184. https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-26-3-175-184
  • Ananjeva N. B, Milto K. D., Barabanov A. V., Golynsky E. A. 2020. An annotated type catalogue of amphibians and reptiles collected by Nikolay A. Zarudny in Iran and Middle Asia. Zootaxa, 4722(2): 101–128. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4722.2.1
  • Milto K. D. 2020. Estimation of amphibian and reptile diversity in the Kurghalsky Wildlife Sanctuary. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 324(2): 273–282. [In Rissian] https://doi.org/10.31610/trudyzin/2020.324.2.273
  • Gorin V. A., Solovyeva E. N., Hasan M., Okamiya H., Suranjan Karunarathna D.M.S., Pawangkhanant P., de Silva A., Juthong W., Milto K. D., Nguyen L. T., Suwannapoom Ch., Haas A., Bickford D. P., Das I., Poyarkov N. A. 2020. A little frog leaps a long way: compounded colonizations of the Indian Subcontinent discovered in the tiny Oriental frog genus Microhyla (Amphibia: Microhylidae). PeerJ, 8: 1–45. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9411