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Articles in SCI journals
Aluoch AM, Otiende MY, Obonyo MA, Mungai PG, Okun DO, Angelone-Alasaad S, Jowers MJ (2017) First genetic identification of Pilobolus (Mucoromycotina, Mucorales) from Africa (Nairobi National Park, Kenya). South African Journal of Botany, 111: 182-188.
Barbosa S, Paupério J, Herman JS, Ferreira CM, Pita R, Vale-Gonçalves HM, Cabral JA, Garrido-García JA, Soriguer RC, Beja P, Mira A, Alves PC, Searle JB(2017) Endemic species may have complex histories: within-refugium phylogeography of an endangered Iberian vole. Molecular Ecology.
Branch WR,Haacke W, Pinto PV, Conradie W, Baptista N, Verburgt L, Verisimmo L (2017) Loveridge’s Angolan geckos, Afroedura karroica bogerti and Pachydactylus scutatus angolensis (Sauria, Gekkonidae): new distribution records, comments on type localities and taxonomic status. Zoosystematics and Evolution, 93(1): 157-166.
Carpio AJ, Guerrero-Casado J, Barasona JÁ, Tortosa FS, Vicente J, Hillstrom L, Delibes-Mateos M (2017) Hunting as a source of alien species: a European review. Biological Invasions, 19(4): 1197-1211.
Corley MFV, Ferreira S (2017) DNA Barcoding reveals sexual dimorphism in Isotrias penedana Trematerra, 2013 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae, Chlidanotinae). Zootaxa 4221 (5): 594-600.
García C, Vasconcelos R (2017) The beauty and the beast: endemic mutualistic interactions promote community-based conservation on Socotra Island (Yemen). Journal for Nature Conservation, 35: 20-23.
Marques JP, Sotelo G, Larsson T, Johannesson K, Panova M, Faria R (2017) Comparative mitogenomic analysis of three species of periwinkles: Littorina fabalisL. obtusata and L. saxatilis. Marine Genomics, 32: 41-47.
Montana L, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Fabbri E, Ahmed A, Bolfíková BČ, Czarnomska SD, Galov A, Godinho R, Hindrikson M, Hulva P, Jedrzejewska B, Jelencic M, Kutal M, Saarma U, Skrbinsek T, Randi E (2017) Combining phylogenetic and demographic inferences to assess the origin of the genetic diversity in an isolated wolf population. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176560.
Murphy JC, Angarita Sierra T, Downie JR, Jowers MJ (2017) Toads, tall mountains and taxonomy: the Rhinella granulosagroup (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) on both sides of the Andes. Salamandra, 53(2): 267-278.
Murphy JC, Sierra TA, Downie JR, Jowers MJ (2017) Toads, tall mountains and taxonomy: the Rhinella granulosa group (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae) on both sides of the Andes. Salamandra, 53(2): 267-278.
Nakamura M, Godinho R, Rio-Maior H, Roque S, Kaliontzopoulou A, Bernardo J, Castro D, Lopes S, Petrucci-Fonseca F, Álvares F (2017) Evaluating the predictive power of field variables for species and individual molecular identification on wolf noninvasive samples. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 63: 53.
Ndeereh D, Muchemi G, Thaiyah A, Otiende M, Angelone-Alasaad S, Jowers MJ (2017) Molecular survey of Coxiella burnetiiin wildlife and ticks at wildlife–livestock interfaces in Kenya. Experimental and Applied Acarology.
Pacheco C, López-Bao JV, Garcia J, Lema FJ, Llaneza L, Palacios V, Godinho R (2017) Spatial assessment of wolf-dog hybridization in a single breeding period. Scientific Reports, 7:42475.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Resendes R, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2017) Genetic Diversity of the Azores Blackbirds Turdus merulaReveals Multiple Founder Events. Acta Ornithologica.
Sousa M, Silva N, Manageiro V, Ramos S, Coelhoi A, Goncalves D, Canica M, Torres C, Igrejas G, Poeta P (2017) First report on MRSA CC398 recovered from wild boars in the north of Portugal. Are we facing a problem? Science of The Total Environment, 596: 26-31.
Thulin CG, Alves PC, Djan M, Fontanesi L, Peacock D (2017) Wild opportunities with dedomestication genetics of rabbits. Restoration Ecology, 25(3): 330-332.
Toomey MB, Lopes RJ, Araujo PM, Johnson JD, Gazda MA, Afonso S, Mota PG, Koch RE, Hill GE, Corbo JC, Carneiro M (2017) High-density lipoprotein receptor SCARB1 is required for carotenoid coloration in birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(20): 5219-5224.
Vasconcelos R, Rocha S, Santos X (2017) Sharing refuges on arid islands: ecological and social influence on aggregation behaviour of wall geckos. PeerJ, 5: e2802.
Amor F, Villalta I, Doums C, Angulo E, Caut S, Castro S, Jowers MJ, Cerda X, Boulay R (2016) Nutritional versus genetic correlates of caste differentiation in a desert ant. Ecological Entomology, 14(6): 660-667.
Angelone-Alasaad S, Jowers MJ, Panadero R, Perez-Creo A, Pajares G, Diez-Banos P, Soriguer RC, Morrondo P (2016) First report ofSetaria tundrain roe deer(Capreolus capreolus)from the Iberian Peninsula inferred from molecular data: epidemiological implications. Parasits & Vectors, 9: 521.
Arntzen JW, King TM, Denoel M, Martinez-Solano I, Wallis GP (2016) Provenance of Ichthyosaura alpestris ( Caudata, Salamandridae ) introductions to France and New Zealand assessed by mitochondrial DNA analysis. Herptological Journal, 26(1): 49-56.
Arntzen JW, Trujillo T, Butôt R, Vrieling K, Schaap O, Gutiérrez-Rodríguez J, Martínez-Solano I (2016) Concordant morphological and molecular clines in a contact zone of the Common and Spined toad (Bufo bufo and B. spinosus) in the northwest of France.Frontiers in Zoology, 13:52
Ben Hassine J, Gutierrez-Rodriguez J, Escoriza D, Martinez-Solano I (2016) Inferring the roles of vicariance, climate and topography in population differentiation in Salamandra algira (Caudata, Salamandridae). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, 54(2): 116-126.
Bilgin R, Gurun K, Rebelo H, Puechmaille SJ, Maraci O, Presetnik P, Benda P, Hulva P, Ibanez C, Hamidovic D, Fressel N, Horacek I, Karatas A, Karatas A, Allegrini B, Georgiakakis P, Gazaryan S, Nagy ZL, Abi-Said M, Lucan RK, Bartonicka T, Nicolaou H, Scaravelli D, Karapandza B, Uhrin M, Paunovic M, Juste J (2016) Circum-Mediterranean phylogeography of a bat coupled with past environmental niche modeling: A new paradigm for the recolonization of Europe? Mulecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 99: 323-336.
Blazquez MC, Delibes-Mateos M, Vargas JM, Granados A, Delgado A, Delibes M (2016) Stable isotope evidence for Turkey Vulture reliance on food subsidies from the sea. Ecological Indicators, 63: 332-336.
Brito JC, Tarroso P, Vale CG, Martínez-Freiría F, Boratynski Z, Campos JC, Ferreira S, Godinho R, Gonçalves DV, Leite JV, Lima VO, Pereira P, Santos X, Ferreira da Silva MJ, Silva TL, Velo-Antón G, Veríssimo J, Crochet P-A, Pleguezuelos JM, Carvalho SB (2016) Conservation Biogeography of the Sahara-Sahel: additional protected areas are needed to secure unique biodiversity. Diversity and Distributions, 22(4): 371–384.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP (2016) Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. Basic and Applied Ecology, 17(2): 177-187.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Costa J, Rguibi-Idrissi H, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP (2016) Structure and functioning of intertidal food webs along an avian flyway: a comparative approach using stable isotopes. Functional Ecology, 30(3): 468-478.
Conceicao-Neto N, Mesquita JR, Zeller M, Yinda CK, Alvares F, Roque S, Petrucci-Fonseca F, Godinho R, Heylen E, Van Ranst M, Matthijnssens J (2016) Reassortment among picobirnaviruses found in wolves. Archives of Virology, 161(10): 2859-2862.
Cooper-Bohannon R, Rebelo H, Jones G, Cotterill F, Monadjem A, Schoeman MC, Taylor P, Park K (2016) Predicting bat distributions and diversity hotspots in southern Africa. Hystrix- Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 27(1).
Díaz-Ruiz F, Delibes-Mateos M, Ferreras P (2016) Can cage-trap performance in capturing red foxes be improved by using different baits and scent attractants? Annales Zoologici Fennici, 53(1-2): 91-102.
de Groot GA, Nowak C, Skrbinšek T, Andersen LW, Aspi J, Fumagalli L, Godinho R, Harms V, Jansman HAH, Liberg O, Marucco F, Myslajek RW, Nowak S, Pilot M, Randi E, Reinhardt I, Smietana W, Szewczyk M, Taberlet P, Vilà C, Muñoz-Fuentes V (2016) Decades of population genetic research call for harmonization of molecular markers: the grey wolf, Canis lupus, as a case study. Mammal Review, 46(1):44-59.
Diaz-Ruiz F, Caro J, Delibes-Mateos M, Arroyo B, Ferreras P (2016) Drivers of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) daily activity: prey availability, human disturbance or habitat structure? Journal of Zoology, 298(2): 128-138.
Díaz-Ruiz F, Delibes-Mateos M, Ferreras P (2016) Can cage-trap performance in capturing red foxes be improved by using different baits and scent attractants? Annales Zoologici Fennici, 53(1-2): 91-102.
Fontanesi L, Di Palma F, Flicek P, Smith AT, Thulin CG, Alves PC, the Lagomorph Genomics Consortium (including Abrantes J, Campos R, Carneiro M, Esteves PJ, Melo-Ferreira J) (2016) LaGomiCs—Lagomorph Genomics Consortium: An International Collaborative Effort for Sequencing the Genomes of an Entire Mammalian Order. Journal of Heredity, 
Freedman AH, Schweizer RM, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Han EJ, Davis BW, Gronau I, Silva PM, Galaverni M, Fan ZX, Marx P, Lorente-Galdos B, Ramirez O, Hormozdiari F, Alkan C, Vila C, Squire K, Geffen E, Kusak J, Boyko AR, Parker HG, Lee C, Tadigotla V, Siepel A, Bustamante CD, Harkins TT, Nelson SF, Marques-Bonet T, Ostrander EA, Wayne RK, Novembre J (2016) Demographically-Based Evaluation of Genomic Regions under Selection in Domestic Dogs. Plos Genetics, 12(3): 5851-5851.
Gargan LM, Cornette R, Yearsley JM, Montgomery WI, Pauperio J, Alves PC, Butler F, Pascal M, Tresset A, Herrel A, Lusby J, Tosh DG, Searle JB, McDevitt AD (2016) Molecular and morphological insights into the origin of the invasive greater white-toothed shrew (Crocidura russula) in Ireland. Biological Invasions, 18(3): 857-871.
Hindrikson M, Remm J, Pilot M, Godinho R, Stronen AV, Baltrūnaité L, Czarnomska SD, Leonard JA, Randi E, Nowak C, Åkesson M, López-Bao JV, Álvares F, Llaneza L, Echegaray J, Vilà C, Ozolins J, Rungis D, Aspi J, Paule L, Skrbinšek T, Saarma U (2016) Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management. Biological Reviews.
Lopes RJ, Andreotti A, Andreoni M (2016) Purple Swamphen or Gallinule (Porphyrio porphyrio) and humans, a forgotten history of past interactions. Society & Animals.
Lopes RJ, Johnson JD, Toomey MB, Ferreira MS, Araujo PM, Melo-Ferreira J, Andersson L, Hill GE, Corbo JC, Carneiro M (2016) Genetic Basis for Red Coloration in Birds. Current Biology, 26: 1-8
Lopez V, Villar M, Queiros J, Vicente J, Mateos-Hernandez L, Diez-Delgado I, Contreras M, Alves PC, Alberdi P, Gortazar C, de la Fuente J (2016) Comparative Proteomics Identifies Host Immune System Proteins Affected by Infection withMycobacterium bovis. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(3): 4541-4541.
Marafiga A, Veiga JB, Fortes VB (2016) Development and the Independence Process in Infant Brown Howler Monkeys (Alouatta guariba clamitans Cabrera, 1940). Folia Primatologica, 87(3):166-1666.
Mattucci F, Oliveira R, Lyons LA, Alves PC, Randi E (2016) European wildcat populations are subdivided into five main biogeographic groups: consequences of Pleistocene climate changes or recent anthropogenic fragmentation? Ecology and Evolution, 6(1): 3-22.
Menendez J, Goyache F, Beja-Pereira A, Fernandez I, Menendez-Arias NA, Godinho R, Alvarez I (2016) Genetic characterisation of the endangered Gochu asturceltapig breed using microsatellite and mitochondrial markers: Insights for the composition of the Iberian native pig stock. Livestock Science, 187: 162-167.
Monterroso P, Garrote G, Serronha A, Santos E, Delibes-Mateos M, Abrantes J, Pérez-de-Ayala R, Silvestre F, Carvalho J, Vasco I, Lopes AM, Maio E, Magalhães MJ, Mills LS, Esteves PJ, Simón MA, Alves PC (2016) Disease-mediated bottom-up regulation: An emergent virus affects a keystone prey, and alters the dynamics of trophic webs. Sientific Reports.
Monterroso P, Rebelo P, Alves PC, Ferreras P (2016) Niche partitioning at the edge of the range: a multidimensional analysis with sympatric martens. Journal of Mammalogy, 97(3): 928-939.
Murphy JC, Jowers MJ, Lehtinen RM, Charles SP, Colli GR, Peres AK, Hendry CR, Pyron RA (2016) Cryptic, Sympatric Diversity in Tegu Lizards of the Tupinambis teguixin Group (Squamata, Sauria, Teiidae) and the Description of Three New Species. PLOS ONE, 11(8): e0158542.
Murphy JC, Rutherford MG, Jowers MJ (2016) The threadsnake tangle: lack of genetic divergence in Epictia tenella (Squamata, Leptotyphlopidae): evidence for introductions or recent rafting to the West Indies. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 51(3): 197-205.
Obanda V, Michuki G, Jowers MJ, Rumberia C, Mutinda M, Lwande OW, Wangoru K, Kasiiti-Orengo J, YongoM, Alasaad SA (2016) Complete genomic sequence of virulent pigeon paramyxovirus in laughing doves (Astreptopella senegalensis) in Kenya. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(3): 599-608.
Penado A, Rebelo H, Goulson D (2016) Spatial distribution modelling reveals climatically suitable areas for bumblebees in undersampled parts of the Iberian Peninsula. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 9(5): 391-401.
Queiros J, Vicente J, Alves PC, de la Fuente J, Gortazar C (2016) Tuberculosis, genetic diversity and fitness in the red deer,Cervus elaphus. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 43: 203-212.
Rio-Maior H, Beja P, Nakamura M, Santos N, Brandão R, Sargo R, Dias I, Silva F, Álvares F (2016) Rehabilitation and post-release monitoring of two wolves with severe injuries. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 80(4): 724-735.
Rouco C, Santoro S, Delibes-Mateos M, Villafuerte R (2016) Optimization and accuracy of faecal pellet count estimates of population size: The case of European rabbits in extensive breeding nuclei. Ecological Indicatores, 64: 212-216.
Sazatornil V, Rodriguez A, Klaczek M, Ahmadi M, Alvares F, Arthur S, Blanco JC, Borg BL, Cluff D, Cortes Y, Garcia EJ, Geffen E, Habib B, Iliopoulos Y, Kaboli M, Krofel M, Llaneza L, Marucco F, Oakleaf JK, Person DK, Potocnik H, Razen N, Rio-Maior H, Sand H, Unger D, Wabakken P, Lopez-Bao JV (2016) The role of human-related risk in breeding site selection by wolves. Biological Conservation, 201: 103-110.
Schneider T, Ikemeyer D, Ferreira S, Muller O (2016) Rediscovery and redescription of Coenagrion persicum (Lohmann 1993) with description of the female, and some notes on habitat selection (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Zootaxa, 4103(6): 561-573.
Schweizer RM, Robinson J, Harrigan R, Silva P, Galverni M, Musiani M, Green RE, Novembre J, Wayne RK (2016) Targeted capture and resequencing of 1040 genes reveal environmentally driven functional variation in grey wolves. Molecular Ecology, 25(1): 357-379.
Slater GJ, Cui P, Forasiepi AM, Lenz D, Tsangaras K, Voirin B, de Moraes-Barros N, MacPhee RDE, Greenwood AD (2016) Evolutionary Relationships among Extinct and Extant Sloths: The Evidence of Mitogenomes and Retroviruses. Genome Biology and Evolution, 8(3): 607-621.
Tarroso P, Carrión J, Dorado-Valiño M, Queiroz P, Santos L, Valdeolmillos-Rodríguez A, Célio Alves P, Brito JC, Cheddadi R (2016) Spatial climate dynamics in the Iberian Peninsula since 15 000 yr BP. Climate of the Past, 12: 1137-1149.
Tobajas J, Fernández de Simón J, Díaz-Ruiz F, Villafuerte R, Ferreras P (2016) Functional responses to changes in rabbit abundances: is the eagle owl a generalist or a specialist predator? European Journal of Wildlife Research, 62(1): 85-92.
Vasconcelos R, Montero-Mendieta S, Simó-Riudalbas M, Sindaco R, Santos X, Fasola M, Llorente G,Razzetti E, Carranza S (2016) Unexpectedly high levels of cryptic diversity uncovered by a complete DNA Barcoding of reptiles of the Socotra Archipelago. PLoS ONE, 11(3): e0149985. 
Vaz Pinto P, Beja P, Ferrande N, Godinho R (2016) Hybridization following population collapse in a critically endangered antelope. Scientific Reports, 6:18788.
Amorim F,  Mata VA, Beja P, Rebelo H (2015) Effects of a drought episode on the reproductive success of European free-tailed bats, Tadarida teniotis. Mammalian Biology - Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde.
Acevedo P, Melo-Ferreira J, Farelo L, Beltran-Beck B, Real R, Campos R, Alves PC (2015) Range dynamics driven by Quaternary climate oscillations explain the distribution of introgressed mtDNA of Lepus timidusorigin in hares on the Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Biogeography 42 (9): 1727–1735.
Almeida T, Lopes AM, Magalhães MJ, Neves F, Pinheiro A, Gonçalves D, Leitão M, Esteves PJ, Abrantes J (2015) Tracking the evolution of the G1/RHDVb recombinant strains introduced from the Iberian Peninsula to the Azores islands, Portugal. Infection Genetics and Evolution, 34: 307-313.
Andrade P, Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Ramos JA, Tristão Da Cunha R, Gonçalves D (2015) Ecomorphological patterns in the Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla: insular versus mainland populations. Bird Study.
Barrosa P, Vale-Gonçalves HM, Paupério J, Cabral JÁ, Rosac G (2015) Confirmation of European snow vole Chionomys nivalis (Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae) occurrence in Portugal. Italian Journal of Zoology.
Carneiro M, Piorno V, Carl-Johan R, Alves J, Ferrand N, Alves PC, Anderson L (2015) Candidate genes underlying heritable differences in reproductive seasonality between wild and domestic rabbits. Animal Genetics, 46(4): 418–425.
Caro J, Delibes-Mateos M, Estrada A, Borralho R, Gordinho L, Reino L, Beja P, Arroyo B (2015) Effects of hunting management on Mediterranean farmland birds. Bird Conservation International, 25(2): 166-181.
Caro J, Delibes-Mateos M, Viñuela J, López-Lucero JF, Arroyo B (2015) Improving decision-making for sustainable hunting: regulatory mechanisms of hunting pressure in red-legged partridge. Sustainability Sciences, 10: 479-489.
Casey LM, Rebelo H, Rotheray E, Goulson D (2015) Evidence for habitats and climatic specialization driving the long-term distribution trends of UK and Irish bumblebees. Diversity and Distributions, 21(8): 864-875
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Bocher P, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Delaporte P, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP (2015) Use of stable isotope fingerprints to assign wintering origin and trace shorebird movements along the East Atlantic Flyway. Basic and Applied Ecology.
Catry T, Lourenço PM, Lopes RJ, Carneiro C, Alves JA, Costa J, Rguibi-Idrissi H, Bearhop S, Piersma T, Granadeiro JP (2015) Structure and functioning of intertidal food webs along an avian flyway: a comparative approach using stable isotopes. Functional Ecology.
Clozato CL, Mazzoni CJ, Moraes‐Barros N, Morgante JS, Sommer S (2015) Spatial pattern of adaptive and neutral genetic diversity across diferente biomes in the lesser anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla). Ecology and evolution, 5(21): 4932-4948.
Corley MFV, Rosete J, Romao F, Dale MJ, Marabuto E, Maravalhas E, Pires P (2015) New and interesting Portuguese Lepidoptera records from 2014 (Insecta: Lepidoptera). SHILAP- Revista de Lepidopterologia, 43(175): 583-613.
Cruz J, Sarmento P,Rydevik G, Rebelo H, White PCL (2015) Bats like vintage: managing exotic eucalypt plantations for bat conservation in a Mediterranean landscape. Animal Conservation
Díaz-Ruiz F, Zarca JC, Delibes-Mateos M, Ferreras P (2015) Feeding habits of black-billed magpie during the breeding season in Mediterranean Iberia: the role of birds and eggs. Bird Study, 62: 516-522.
Delibes R, Delibes-Mateos M (2015) Linking historical ecology and invasion biology: some lessons from European rabbit introductions into the new world before the 19th century. Biological Invasions, 17: 2505-2515.
Delibes-Mateos M, Mougeot F, Arroyo, B, Lambin X (2015) Hunted predators: Charisma confounds. Science, 349: 1294.
Delibes-Mateos M, Viñuela J, Arroyo B (2015) Game managers' views on the release of farm-reared red-legged partridges in hunting estates within central Spain. Journal for Nature Conservation, 26: 1-8.
Estrada A, Delibes-Mateos M, Fernández-Díaz S, Viñuela J, Casas F, Caro J, Arroyo B (2015) Does small-game management benefit steppe-birds of conservation concern? A field study in central Spain. Animal Conservation, 18(6): 567-575.
Fan Z*, Silva P*, Gronau I, Wang S, Armero AS, Schweizer RM, Ramirez O, Pollinger J, Galaverni M, Del-Vecchyo DO, Du L, Zhang W, Zhang Z, Xing J, Vilà C, Marques-Bonet T, Godinho R, Yue B, Wayne RK (2016) Worldwide patterns of genomic variation and admixture in gray wolves. Genome Research, 26(2): 163-173.
Fernández de Simón J, Díaz-Ruiz F, Rodríguez de la Cruz M, Delibes-Mateos M, Villafuerte R, Ferreras P (2015) Can widespread generalist predators affect keystone prey? A case study with foxes and rabbits in their native range. Population Ecology, 57: 591-599.
Ferreira CC, Castro F, Piorno V, Barrio IC, Delibes-Mateos M, Rouco C, Minguez LE, Aparicio F, Blanco-Aguiar JA, Ramirez E, Iriarte C, Rios-Saldana CA, Canadilla J, Arias de Reyna L, Ferreras P, Alves PC, Villafuerte R (2015) Biometrical analysis reveals major differences between the two subspecies of the European rabbit. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 116(1): 106-116.
Ferreira S, Martínez-Freiría F, Boudot JP, Haissoufi M, Bennas N, Alves PC, Watts PC, Thompson DJ, Brito JC (2015) Local extinctions and range contraction of the endangered Coenagrion mercurialein North Africa. International Journal of Odonatology.
Gibb GC, Condamine FL, Kuch M, Enk J, Moraes – Barros N, Superina M, Poinar HN, Delsuc F (2015) Shotgun mitogenomics providesa reference phylogenetic framework and timescale for living xenarthrans. Molecular Biology and Evolution
Godinho R, López-Bao JV, Castro D, Llaneza L, Lopes S, Silva P, Ferrand N (2015) Real-time assessment of hybridization between wolves and informative markers. Molecular Ecology Resources, 15(2): 317–328.
Gonzalez-Barrio D, Avila ALV, Boadella M, Beltran-Beck B, Barasona JA, Santos JPV, Queiros J, Garcia-Perez AL, Barral M, Ruiz-Fons F (2015) Host and Environmental Factors Modulate the Exposure of Free-Ranging and Farmed Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) toCoxiella burnetii. Applid and Enviromental Microbiology, 81(18): 6223-6231.
Gordinho LO, Matheu E, Hasselquist D, Neto JM (2015) Song divergence between subspecies of reed bunting is more pronounced in singing styles under sexual selection. Animal Behaviour, 107: 221-231.
Grahn RA, Alhaddad H, Alves PC, Randi E, Waly NE, Lyons LA (2015) Feline mitochondrial DNA sampling for forensic analysis: When enough is enough! Forensic Science International Genetics, 16: 52–57.
Horta P, Raposeira H, Santos H, Alves P, Palmeirim J, Godinho R, Jones G, Rebelo H (2015) Bats’ echolocation call characteristics of cryptic IberianEptesicusspecies. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 61(6): 813-818.
Jowers MJ, Taheri A, Reyes-Lopez JL (2015) The antAnochetus ghilianii(Hymenoptera, Formicidae), not a Tertiary relict, but an Iberian introduction from North Africa: Evidence from mtDNA analyses. Systematics and Biodiversity. 13(6): 545-554.
Koepfli K-P, Pollinger J, Godinho R, Robinson J, Lea A, Hendricks S, Schweizer RM, Thalmann O, Silva P, Fan Z, Yurchenko AA, Dobrynin P, Makunin A, Cahill JA, Shapiro B, Álvares F, Brito JC, Geffen E, Leonard JA, Helgen KM, Johnson WE, O’Brien SJ, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK (2015) Genome-wide evidence reveals that African and Eurasian Golden Jackals are distinct species. Current Biology, 25(16): 2158-2165.
López-Bao JV, Blanco JC, Rodríguez A, Godinho R, Sazatornil V, Alvares F, García EJ, Llaneza L, Rico M, Yolanda Cortés Y, Palacios V, Chapron G (2015) Toothless wildlife protection laws. Biodivers Conserv, 24(8):2105-2108.
Leite JV, Alvares F, Velo-Anton G, Brito JC, Godinho R (2015) Differentiation of North African foxes and population genetic dynamics in the desert-insights into the evolutionary history of two sister taxa,Vulpes rueppelliiandVulpes vulpes. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 15(4): 731-745.
Lemos de Matos A, Sousa-Pereira P, Lissovsky AA, van der Loo W, Melo-Ferreira J, Cui J, Esteves PJ (2015) Endogenization of mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV)-like elements in genomes of pikas (Ochotonasp.). Virus Research, 210: 22-26.
Lobo D, Godinho R, Álvares F, López-Bao JV, Rodríguez A (2015) A new method for noninvasive genetic sampling of saliva in ecological research. PLOS ONE.
Lopes AM, Correia J, Abrantes J, Melo P, Ramada M, Magalhaes MJ, Alves PC, Esteves PJ (2015) Is the new variant RHDV replacing genogroup 1 in portuguese wild rabbit populations? Viruses, 7(1): 27-36.
Lopes SC, Velo-Antón G, Pereira P, Lopes S, Godinho R, Crochet PA, Brito JC (2015) Development and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci for spiny-footed lizards, Acanthodactylusscutellatus group (Reptilia, Lacertidae) from arid regions. BMC Research Notes, 8(1): 794.
Mata VA , Silva LP, Lopes RJ, Drovetskid SV (2015) The Strait of Gibraltar poses an effective barrier to host-specialised but not to host-generalised lineages of avian Haemosporidia. International Journal for Parasitology.
Melo-Ferreira J, de Matos AL, Areal H, Lissovsky AA, Carneiro M, Esteves PJ (2015) The phylogeny of pikas (Ochotona) inferred from a multilocus coalescent approach. Mulecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 84: 240-244.
Mestre F, Pita R, Paupério J, Martins FMS, Alves PC, Mira A, Beja P (2015) Combining distribution modelling and non-invasive genetics to improve range shift forecasting. Ecological Modelling, 297: 171-179.
Moraes-Barros N, Arteaga MC (2015) Genetic diversity in Xenarthra and its relevance to patterns of Neotropical biodiversity. Journal of Mammalogy, 96(4): 690-702.
Muths D, Rastorgueff PA, Selva M, Chevaldonnéc P (2015) Local scale connectivity in the cave-dwelling brooding fishApogon imberbis. Journal of Sea Research, 95:70–74.
Neto JM, Pérez-Rodríguez A, Haase M, Flade M, Bensch S (2015) Prevalence and diversity of PlasmodiumandHaemoproteusparasites in the globally-threatened Aquatic WarblerAcrocephalus paludicola. Parasitology, 142(9): 1183-1189.
Oliveira R, Randi E, Mattucci F, Kurushima JD, Lyons LA, Alves PC (2015) Toward a genome-wide approach for detecting hybrids: informative SNPs to detect introgression between domestic cats and European wildcats (Felis silvestris). Heredity, 115: 195–205
Pauperio J, Grosso JM, Martins F, Filipe AF, Penado A, Mata V, Rebelo H, Alves PC, Beja P (2015) BARCODING.MED: building a high taxonomic resolution database for the Mediterranean basin. Genome, 58(5): 265-265.
Piorno V, Villafuerte R, Branco M, Carneiro M, Ferrand N, Alves PC (2015) Low persistence in nature of captive reared rabbits after restocking operations. European Journal of Wildlife Research.
Queiros J, Godinho R, Lopes S, Gortazar C, de la Fuente J, Alves PC (2015) Effect of microsatellite selection on individual and population genetic inferences: an empirical study using cross-specific and species-specific amplifications. Molecular Ecology, 15(4):747-760.
Santos N, Maior HR, Nakamura M, Roque S, Brandao R, Petrucci-Fonseca F,Palacios V, Garcia E, Lopez-Bao JV, Llaneza L, Alvares F (2015) Hematology and serum biochemistry values of free-ranging Iberian wolves (Canis lupus) trapped by leg-hold snares. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 61(1): 135-141.
Schindler S, Poirazidis K, Ruiz C, Scandolara C, Carcamo B, Eastham C, Catsadorakis G (2015) At the crossroads from Asia to Europe: spring migration of raptors and black storks in Dadia National Park (Greece). Journal of Natural History, 49(5-8): 285-300.
Shafer ABA, Wolf JBW, Alves  PC, Bergström L, Bruford MW, Brännström I, Colling G, Dalén L, De Meester L, Ekblom R, Fawcett KD, Fior S, Hajibabaei M, Hill JA, Hoezel AR, Höglund J, Jensen EL, Krause J, Kristensen TN, Krützen M, McKay JK, Norman AJ, Ogden R, Österling EM, Ouborg NJ, Piccolo J, Popović D, Primmer CR, Reed FA, Roumet M, Salmona J, Schenekar T, Schwartz MK, Segelbacher G, Senn H, Thaulow J, Valtonen M, Veale A, Vergeer P, Vijay N, Vilà C, Weissensteiner M, Wennerström L, Wheat CW, Zieliński P (2015) Genomics and the challenging translation into conservation practice. Trends in Ecology & Evolution February, 30 (2): 78–87.
Silva SM, Ferreira C, Pauperio J, Silva RM, Alves PC, Lemos A (2015) Coccidiosis in European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus algirus) populations in the Iberian Peninsula. Acta Parasitologica, 60(2): 350-355.
Silva TL, Godinho R, Castro D, Abáigar T, Brito JC, Alves PC (2015) Genetic identification of endangered North African ungulates using noninvasive sampling. Molecular Ecology Resources, 15(3). 652-661.
Torres-Cambas Y, Lorenzo-Carballa MO, Ferreira S, Cordero-Rivera A (2015) Hypolestes hatueysp. nov.: a new species of the enigmatic genusHypolestes(Odonata, Hypolestidae) from Hispaniola. Zootaxa, 400(2): 207-226.
Vaz Pinto P, Lopes S, Mourão S, Baptista S, Siegismund HR, van Vuuren BJ, Beja P, Ferrand N, Godinho R (2015) First estimates of genetic diversity for the highly endangered giant sable antelope using a set of 57 microsatellites. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 61(2): 313-317.

Acevedo P, Gonzalez-Quiros P, Prieto JM, Etherington TR, Gortazar C, Balseiro A (2014) Generalizing and transferring spatial models: A case study to predict Eurasian badger abundance in Atlantic Spain. Ecological Modelling, 275: 1-8.
Acevedo P, Quiros-Fernandez F, Casal J, Vicente J (2014) Spatial distribution of wild boar population abundance: Basic information for spatial epidemiology and wildlife management. Ecological Indicators, 36: 594-600.
Andueza M, Barba E, Arroyo JL, Feliu J, Gomez J, Jubete F, Lozano L, Monros JS, Moreno-Opo R, Neto JM, Onrubia A, Tenreiro P, Valkenburg T, Arizaga J (2014) Geographic variation in body mass of first-year Reed Warblers Acrocephalus scirpaceus in Iberia. Ornis Fennica, 91: 88-99.
Brito JC, Godinho R, Martinez-Freiria F, Pleguezuelos JM, Rebelo H, Santos X, Vale CG, Velo-Anton G, Boratynski Z, Carvalho SB, Ferreira S, Goncalves DV, Silva TL, Tarroso P, Campos JC, Leite JV, Nogueira J, Alvares F, Sillero N, Sow AS, Fahd S, Crochet PA , Carranza S (2014) Unravelling biodiversity, evolution and threats to conservation in the Sahara-Sahel. Biological Reviews, 89: 215-231.
Byrne AW, Acevedo P, Green S, O'Keeffe J (2014) Estimating badger social-group abundance in the Republic of Ireland using cross-validated species distribution modelling. Ecological Indicators, 43: 94-102.
Carneiro M, Albert FW, Afonso S, Pereira RJ, Burbano H, Campos R, Melo-Ferreira J, Blanco-Aguiar JA, Villafuerte R, Nachman MW, Good JM, Ferrand N (2014) The Genomic Architecture of Population Divergence between Subspecies of the European Rabbit. PLoS genetics, 10(8): e1003519.
Carneiro M, Rubin CJ, Di Palma F, Albert FW, Alfoldi J, Barrio AM, Pielberg G, Rafati N, Sayyab S, Turner-Maier J, Younis S, Afonso S, Aken B, Alves JM, Barrell D, Bolet G, Boucher S, Burbano HA, Campos R, Chang JL, Duranthon V, Fontanesi L, Garreau H, Heiman D, Johnson J, Mage RG, Peng Z, Queney G, Rogel-Gaillard C, Ruffier M, Searle S, Villafuerte R, Xiong A, Young S, Forsberg-Nilsson K, Good JM, Lander ES, Ferrand N, Lindblad-Toh K, Andersson L (2014) Rabbit genome analysis reveals a polygenic basis for phenotypic change during domestication. Science (New York, N. Y. ), 345 (6200): 1074-1079.
Chapron G, Kaczensky P, Linnell JDC, von Arx M, Huber D, Andrén H, López-Bao JV, Adamec M, Álvares F, Anders O, Balčiauskas L, Balys V, Bedő P, Bego F, Blanco JC, Breitenmoser U, Brøseth H, Bufka L, Bunikyte R, Ciucci P, Dutsov A, Engleder T, Fuxjäger C, Groff C, Holmala K, Hoxha B, Iliopoulos Y, Ionescu O, Jeremić J, Jerina K, Kluth G, Knauer F, Kojola I, Kos I, Krofel M, Kubala J, Kunovac S, Kusak J, Kutal M, Liberg O, Majić A, Männil P, Manz R, Marboutin E, Marucco F, Melovski D, Mersini K, Mertzanis Y, Mysłajek RW, Nowak S, Odden J, Ozolins J, Palomero G, Paunović M, Persson J, Potočnik H, Quenette PY, Rauer G, Reinhardt I, Rigg R, Ryser A, Salvatori V, Skrbinšek T, Stojanov A, Swenson JE, Szemethy L, Trajçe A, Tsingarska-Sedefcheva E, Váňa M, Veeroja R, Wabakken P, Wölfl M, Wölfl S, Zimmermann F, Zlatanova D, Boitani L (2014) Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes. Science, 346 (6216): 1517-1519.
Cheng E, Hodges KE, Melo-Ferreira J, Alves PC, Mills L (2014) Conservation implications of the evolutionary history and genetic diversity hotspots of the snowshoe hare. Molecular Ecology, 23(12): 2929-2942.
Clozato CL, Moraes-Barros N, Santos FR, Morgante JS (2014) Historical and non-invasive samples: a study case of genotyping errors in newly isolated microsatellites for the lesser anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla L., Pilosa). Molecular Ecology Resources, 14: 531-540.
Coelho P, Sousa P, Harris D, van der Meijde A (2014) Deep intraspecific divergences in the medically relevant fat-tailed scorpions (Androctonus, Scorpiones). Acta Tropica, 134: 43-51.
Delibes-Mateos M, Ferreira C, Rouco C, Villafuerte R, Barrio IC (2014) Conservationists, hunters and farmers: the European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus management conflict in the Iberian Peninsula. Mammal Review, 44 (3-4):190–203.
Drovetski SV, Aghayan SA, Mata VA, Lopes RJ, Mode NA, Harvey JA, Voelker G (2014) Does the niche breadth or trade-off hypothesis explain the abundance-occupancy relationship in avian Haemosporidia? Molecular Ecology, 23(13): 3322-3329.
Fan Z, Zhao G, Li P, Osada N, Xing J, Yi Y, Du L, Silva P, Wang H, Sakate R, Zhang X, Xu H, Yue B , Li J (2014) Whole-Genome Sequencing of Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana) Provides New Insight into the Macaque Evolutionary History. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31: 1475-1489.
Ferreira C, Touza J, Rouco C, Diaz-Ruiz F, Fernandez-de-Simon J, Antonio Rios-Saldana C, Ferreras P, Villafuerte R, Delibes-Mateos M (2014) Habitat management as a generalized tool to boost European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculuspopulations in the Iberian Peninsula: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Mammal Review, 44: 30-43.
Ferreira C, Villafuerte R, Villar N, Castro F, Ferreras P, Rouco C, Alves PC, Arias de Reyna L, Redpath S (2014) Experimental study on the effect of cover and vaccination on the survival of juvenile European rabbits. Population Ecology, 56: 195-202.
Freedman AH, Gronau I, Schweizer RM, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Han E, Silva PM, Galaverni M, Fan Z, Marx P, Lorente-Galdos B, Beale H, Ramirez O, Hormozdiari F, Alkan C, Vila C, Squire K, Geffen E, Kusak J, Boyko AR, Parker HG, Lee C, Tadigotla V, Siepel A, Bustamante CD, Harkins TT, Nelson SF, Ostrander EA, Marques-Bonet T, Wayne RK, Novembre J (2014) Genome Sequencing Highlights the Dynamic Early History of Dogs. Plos Genetics, 10: e1004016
Froufe E, Ferreira S, Boudot JP, Alves PC, Harris DJ (2014) Molecular phylogeny of the Western Palaearctic Cordulegaster taxa (Odonata: Anisoptera: Cordulegastridae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 111(1): 49-57.
Marinho C, Igrejas G, Gonçalves A, Silva N, Santos T, Monteiro R, Gonçalves D, Rodrigues T, Poeta P (2014) Azorean wild rabbits as reservoirs of antimicrobial resistant Escherichiacoli. Anaerobe, 30: 116-119.
Lorca-Oro C, Ramon Lopez-Olvera J, Ruiz-Fons F, Acevedo P, Garcia-Bocanegra I, Oleaga A, Gortazar C, Pujols J (2014) Long-Term Dynamics of Bluetongue Virus in Wild Ruminants: Relationship with Outbreaks in Livestock in Spain, 2006-2011. Plos One, 9(6): e100027.
Melo-Ferreira J, Seixas FA, Cheng E, Mills LS, Alves PC (2014) The hidden history of the snowshoe hare, Lepus americanus: extensive mitochondrial DNA introgression inferred from multilocus genetic variation. Molecular Ecology, (early version)
Monterroso P, Alves PC, Ferreras P (2014) Plasticity in circadian activity patterns of mesocarnivores in Southwestern Europe: implications for species coexistence. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 68(9): 1403-1417.
Monterroso P, Rich LN, Serronha A, Ferreras P, Alves PC (2014) Efficiency of hair snares and camera traps to survey mesocarnivore populations. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 60(2): 279-289.
Pardal S, Alves JA, Rocha A, Lopes RJ, Potts P, Alves MJ, Zé-Zé L, Osório H, Amaro F, Pérez-Tris J, Masero J, Ramos JA, Mendes L (2014) Shorebird low spillover risk of mosquito-borne pathogens on major Iberian wetlands. Journal of Ornithology 155(2):549-554
Pinheiro A, Woof JM, Almeida T, Abrantes J, Alves PC, Gortázar C, Esteves PJ (2014) Leporid immunoglobulin G shows evidence of strong selective pressure on the hinge and CH3 domains. Open Biol. 4(9). pii: 140088.
Queiros J, Vicente J, Boadella M, Gortazar C, Alves PC (2014) The impact of management practices and past demographic history on the genetic diversity of red deer (Cervus elaphus): an assessment of population and individual fitness. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 111(1): 209-223.
Razgour O, Rebelo H, Puechmaille SJ, Juste J, Ibanez C, Kiefer A, Burke T, Dawson DA, Jones G (2014) Scale-dependent effects of landscape variables on gene flow and population structure in bats. Diversity and Distributions, 20(10): 1173-1185.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Micael J, Resendes R, Ramos JÁ, da Cunha RT (2004) Genetic and morphometric diversity of the goldcrest (Regulus regulus) populations in the Azores. Zoology.
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Reis S, Resendes R, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2014) Genetic diversity and morphological variation of the common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs) in the Azores. Journal of Avian Biology, 45: 167-178.
Roscioni F, Rebelo H, Russo D, Carranza ML, Febbraro MD, Loy A (2014) A modelling approach to infer the effects of wind farms on landscape connectivity for bats. Landscape Ecology 29 (5): 891-903.
Russo D, Di Febbraro M, Rebelo H, Mucedda M, Cistrone L, Agnelli P, De Pasquale PP, Martinoli A, Scaravelli D, Spilinga C, Bosso L (2014) What Story Does Geographic Separation of Insular Bats Tell? A Case Study on Sardinian Rhinolophids. Plos One, 9(10).
Schindler S, Sebesvari Z, Damm C, Euller K, Mauerhofer V, Schneidergruber A, Biro M, Essl F, Kanka R, Lauwaars SG, Schulz-Zunkel C, van der Sluis T, Kropik M, Gasso V, Krug A, Pusch MT, Zulka KP, Lazowski W, Hainz-Renetzeder C, Henle K, Wrbka T (2014) Multifunctionality of floodplain landscapes: relating management options to ecosystem services. Landscape Ecology, 29: 229-244.
Segura A, Acevedo P, Rodriguez O, Naves J, Ramon Obeso J (2014) Biotic and abiotic factors modulating wild boar relative abundance in Atlantic Spain. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 60: 469-476.
Seixas FA, Juste J, Campos PF, Carneiro M, Ferrand N, Alves PC, Melo-Ferreira J (2014) Colonization history of Mallorca Island by the European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, and the Iberian hare, Lepus granatensis (Lagomorpha: Leporidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 111: 748-760.
Sow AS, Martinez-Freiria F, Dieng H, Fahd S, Brito JC (2014) Biogeographical analysis of the Atlantic Sahara. reptiles: Environmental correlates of species distribution and vulnerability to climate change. Journal of Arid Environments, 109: 65-73.
Tarroso P, Pereira RJ, Martinez-Freiria F, Godinho R, Brito JC (2014) Hybridization at an ecotone: ecological and genetic barriers between three Iberian vipers. Molecular Ecology, 23(5): 1108-1123.
Vale CG, Tarroso P, Brito JC (2014) Predicting species distribution at range margins: testing the effects of study area extent, resolution and threshold selection in the Sahara-Sahel transition zone. Diversity and Distributions, 20: 20-33.
Vasconcelos R, Carranza S (2014) Systematics and biogeography of Hemidactylus homoeolepis Blanford, 1881 (Squamata: Gekkonidae), with the description of a new species from Arabia. Zootaxa, 3835: 501-527.
Velo-Anton G, Godinho R, Campos JC, Brito JC (2014) Should I Stay or Should I Go? Dispersal and Population Structure in Small, Isolated Desert Populations of West African Crocodiles. Plos One, 9(4): e94626.
Vilaca ST, Biosa D, Zachos F, Iacolina L, Kirschning J, Alves PC, Paule L, Gortazar C, Mamuris Z, Jedrzejewska B, Borowik T, Sidorovich VE, Kusak J, Costa S, Schley L, Hartl GB, Apollonio M, Bertorelle G, Scandur, M (2014) Mitochondrial phylogeography of the European wild boar: the effect of climate on genetic diversity and spatial lineage sorting across Europe. Journal of Biogeography, 41(5): 987-998.
Zhang W, Fan Z, Han E, Hou R, Zhang L, Galaverni M, Huang J, Liu H, Silva P, Li P, Pollinger JP, Du L, Zhang X, Yue B, Wayne RK, Zhang Z (2014) Hypoxia Adaptations in the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus chanco) from Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Plos Genetics, 10(7): e1004466.
Acevedo P, Romero B, Vicente J, Caracappa S, Galluzzo P, Marineo S, Vicari D, Torina A, Casal C, de la Fuente J, Gortázar C (2013) Tuberculosis epidemiology in islands: insularity, hosts and trade. PLoS ONE, 8(7):e71074.
Alda F, González MA, Olea PP, Ena V, Godinho R, Drovetski SV (2013) Genetic diversity, structure and conservation of the endangered Cantabrian Capercaillie in a unique peripheral habitat. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 59(5): 719-728.
Andueza M, Barba E, Arroyo JL, Feliu J, Greño JL, Jubete F, Lozano L, Monrós JS, Moreno-Opo R, Neto JM, Onrubia A, Tenreiro P, Valkenburg T, Zumalacárregui C, González C, Herrero A, Arizaga J (2013) Connectivity in Reed WarblersAcrocephalus scirpaceus between breeding grounds in Europe and autumn stopover sites in Iberia. Ardea, 101: 133–140.
Barbosa S*, Paupério J*, Searle JB, Alves PC (2013) Genetic identification of Iberian rodent species using both mitochondrial and nuclear loci: application to noninvasive sampling. Molecular Ecology Resources, 13(1): 43-56.
Bosso L, Rebelo H, Garonna AP, Russo D (2013) Modelling geographic distribution and detecting conservation gaps in Italy for the threatened beetle Rosalia alpina. Journal for Nature Conservation, 21(2): 72-80.
Carvalho CF, Leitão AV, Funghi C, Batalha HR, Reis S, Mota PG, Lopes RJ, Cardoso GC (2013) Personality traits are related to ecology across a biological invasion. Behavioral Ecology, 24(5): 1081-1091.
Correia E, Neto JM (2013) Migratory strategy of white-spotted Bluethroats (Luscinia svecica cyanecula and L. s. namnetum) along the eastern Atlantic route. Ardeola, 60(2): 245–259.
Díaz-Ruiz F, Delibes-Mateos M, García-Moreno JL, López-Martín JM, Ferreira C, Ferreras P (2013) Biogeographical patterns of the diet of an opportunistic predator: the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in the Iberian Peninsula. Mammal Review, 43(1), 59–70.
Durán-Martínez M, Ferroglio E, Acevedo P, Trisciuglio A, Zanet S, Gortázar C , Ruiz-Fons F (2013) Leishmania infantum(Trypanosomatida: Trypanosomatidae) Phlebotomine Sand Fly Vectors in Continental Mediterranean Spain. Environmental Entomology, 42(6): 1157-1165.
Estrada-Peña A, Ruiz-Fons F, Acevedo P, Gortázar C, de la Fuente J (2013) Factors driving the circulation and possible expansion of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in the western Palearctic. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 8:148.
Fordham DA, Akçakaya HR, Brook BW, Rodríguez A, Alves PC, Civantos E, Triviño M, Watts MJ, Araújo MB (2013) Adapted conservation measures are required to save the Iberian lynx in a changing climate. Nature Climate Change, 3(10): 899-903.
Jiménez-Valverde A, Acevedo P, Barbosa AM, Lobo JM, Real R (2013) Discrimination capacity in species distribution models depends on the representativeness of the environmental domain. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22(4): 508-516.
Lifjeld JT, Hoenen A, Johannessen LE, Laskemoen T, Lopes RJ, Rodrigues P, Rowe M (2013) The Azores bullfinch (Pyrrhula murina) has the same unusual and size-variable sperm morphology as the Eurasian bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108(3): 677-687.
Lopes RJ, Alves JA, Gill JA, Gunnarsson TG, Hooijmeijer JCEW , Lourenço PM, Masero JA , Piersma T , Potts PM , Rabaçal B, Reis S, Sánchez-Guzman JM , Santiago-Quesada F , Villegas A (2013) Do different subspecies of Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa overlap in Iberian wintering and staging areas? Validation with genetic markers. Journal of Ornithology, 154(1): 35-40.
Mattucci F, Oliveira R, Bizzarri L, Vercillo F, Anile S, Ragni B, Lapini L, Sforzi A, Alves PC, Lyons LA, Randi E (2013) Genetic structure of wildcat (Felis silvestris) populations in Italy. Ecology and Evolution, 3(8): 2443–2458.
Monterroso P, Alves PC, Ferreras P (2013) Catch me if you can: diel activity patterns of mammalian prey and predators. Ethology, 119(12): 1044-1056.
Monterroso P, Castro D, Silva TL, Ferreras P, Godinho R, Alves PC (2013) Factors affecting the (in)accuracy of mammalian mesocarnivore scat identification in South-western Europe . Journal of Zoology, 289(4): 243-250.
Monterroso P, Sillero N, Rosalino LM, Loureiro F, Alves PC (2013) Estimating home-range size: when to include a third dimension? Ecology and Evolution, 3(7): 2285-2295.
Neto JM, Gordinho LO, Belda EJ, Monrós JS, Marín M, Fearon P, Crates R (2013) Phenotypic divergence among west European Populations of Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus: the effects of migratory and foraging behaviours. PLoS ONE, 8(5): e63248.
Procházka P, van Wilgenburg SL, Neto JM, Yosef R, Hobson KA (2013) Using stable hydrogen isotopes  (?2H) and ring recoveries to trace natal origins in a Eurasian passerine with a migratory divide. Journal of Avian Biology, 44(6): 541–550.
Razgour O, Juste J, Ibáñez C, Kiefer A, Rebelo H, Puechmaille S, Arlettaz R, Burke T, Dawson D, Beaumont M, Jones G (2013) The shaping of genetic variation in edge-of-range populations under past and future climate change. Ecology Letters, 16(10): 1258-1266,
Rodrigues P, Lopes RJ, Drovetski SV, Reis S, Ramos JA, Cunha RT (2013) Phylogeography and genetic diversity of the Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in the Azores islands: Evidence of a recent colonisation. Journal of Ornithology, 154(4): 889-900.
Rodrigues TM, Gonçalves D (2013) The occurrence of two allopatric snipe Gallinago spp. in the Azores Islands. Ardeola, 60(1): 113-121.
Rodríguez-Rey M, Jimenez-Valverde A, Acevedo P (2013) Species distribution models predict range expansion better than chance but not better than a simple dispersal model. Ecological Modelling, 256: 1-5.
Ruiz-Fons F*, Acevedo P*, Sobrino R, Vicente J, Fierro Y, Fernández-de-Mera IG (2013) Sex-biased differences in the effects of host individual, host population and environmental traits driving tick parasitism in red deer. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 3: UNSP 23.
Santos H, Rodrigues L, Jones G, Rebelo H (2013) Using species distribution modelling to predict bat fatality risk at wind farms. Biological Conservation, 157: 178-186.
Santos J, Fernandez-de-Mera IG, Acevedo P, Boadella M, Fierro Y, Vicente J, Gortázar C (2013) Optimizing the sampling effort to evaluate body condition in ungulates: a case study on red deer. Ecological Indicators, 30: 65-71.
Santos T, Silva N, Igrejas G, Rodrigues P, Micael J, Rodrigues T, Goncalves A, Marinho C, Goncalves D, Cunha RT, Poeta P (2013) Dissemination of antibiotic resistant Enterococcus spp. and Escherichia coli from wild birds of Azores Archipelago. Anaerobe, 24: 25-31.
Silva SM, Clozato CL, Moraes-Barros N, Morgante J (2013) Towards a standard framework to describe behaviours in the common-sloth (Bradypus variegatus Schinz, 1825): novel interactions data observed in distinct fragments of the Atlantic forest, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 73(3): 527-531.
Vasconcelos R, Brito JC, Carranza S, Harris DJ (2013) Review of the distribution and conservation status of the terrestrial reptiles of the Cape Verde Islands. Oryx, 47(1): 77-87.
Vicente J, Barasona JA, Acevedo P, Ruiz-Fons F, Boadella M, Diez-Delgado I, Beltran-Beck B, González-Barrio D, Queiros J, de la Fuente J, Gortazar C (2013) Temporal trend of tuberculosis in wild ungulates from Mediterranean Spain. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 60(1): 92-103.
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