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Bertolino, S., Di Montezemolo, N. C., Preatoni, D. G., Wauters, L. A., & Martinoli, A. (2014). A grey future for Europe: Sciurus carolinensis is replacing native red squirrels in Italy. Biological invasions, 16(1), 53-62.

Rocha, R. G., Wauters, L. A., da Luz Mathias, M., & Fonseca, C. (2014). Will an ancient refuge become a modern one? A critical review on the conservation and research priorities for the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Iberian peninsula. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 25(1), 9-13.

Romeo, C., Ferrari, N., Rossi, C., Everest, D. J., Grierson, S. S., Lanfranchi, P., … & Hauffe, H. C. (2014). Ljungan virus and an adenovirus in Italian squirrel populations. Journal of wildlife diseases, 50(2), 409-411.

Romeo, C., Wauters, L. A., Cauchie, S., Martinoli, A., Matthysen, E., Saino, N., & Ferrari, N. (2014). Faecal egg counts from field experiment reveal density dependence in helminth fecundity: Strongyloides robustus infecting grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis). Parasitology research, 113(9), 3403-3408.

Romeo, C., Wauters, L. A., Ferrari, N., Lanfranchi, P., Martinoli, A., Pisanu, B., … & Saino, N. (2014). Macroparasite fauna of alien grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis): composition, variability and implications for native species. PloS one, 9(2), e88002.

Russo, D., Di Febbraro, M., Rebelo, H., Mucedda, M., Cistrone, L., Agnelli, P., … & Bosso, L. (2014). What story does geographic separation of insular bats tell? A case study on Sardinian Rhinolophids. PloS one, 9(10), e110894.

Sergio, F., Tanferna, A., De Stephanis, R., Jiménez, L. L., Blas, J., Tavecchia, G., … & Hiraldo, F. (2014). Individual improvements and selective mortality shape lifelong migratory performance. Nature, 515(7527), 410-413.

Trizzino, M., Bisi, F., Morelli, C. E., Preatoni, D. G., Wauters, L. A., & Martinoli, A. (2014). Spatial niche partitioning of two saproxylic sibling species (Coleoptera, Cetoniidae, genus Gnorimus). Insect conservation and diversity, 7(3), 223-231.

Zong, C., Mei, S., Santicchia, F., Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D. G., & Martinoli, A. (2014). Habitat effects on hoarding plasticity in the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 25(1), 14-17.


Andrietti, F., Polidori, C., Casiraghi, M., Bellati, A., Passerini, E., & Martinoli, A. (2013, June). Small–scale sympatric digger wasps Oxybelus argentatus and Oxybelus trispinosus segregate activity, hunt for different prey, and diverge in nesting behaviour. In Annales de la Société entomologique de France (NS) (Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 205-221). Taylor & Francis.

Bisi, F., Nodari, M., Oliveira, N. M. D. S., Ossi, F., Masseroni, E., Preatoni, D. G., … & Martinoli, A. (2013). Habitat selection and activity patterns in Alpine mountain hare (Lepus timidus varronis). Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 78(1), 28-33.

Cagnacci, F., Cardini, A., Ciucci, P., Ferrari, N., Mortelliti, A., Preatoni, D. G., … & Amori, G. (2013). Less is more: researcher survival guide in times of economic crisis. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 23(2), 1-7.

Dool, S. E., Puechmaille, S. J., Dietz, C., Juste, J., Ibáñez, C., Hulva, P., … & Toffoli, R. (2013). Phylogeography and postglacial recolonization of Europe by Rhinolophus hipposideros: evidence from multiple genetic markers. Molecular Ecology, 22(15), 4055-4070.

Romeo, C., Pisanu, B., Ferrari, N., Basset, F., Tillon, L., Wauters, L. A., … & Chapuis, J. L. (2013). Macroparasite community of the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris): poor species richness and diversity. Parasitology research, 112(10), 3527-3536.


Galimberti, A., Spada, M., Russo, D., Mucedda, M., Agnelli, P., Crottini, A., … & Casiraghi, M. (2012). Integrated operational taxonomic units (IOTUs) in echolocating bats: a bridge between molecular and traditional taxonomy. PloS one, 7(6), e40122.

Preatoni, D. G., Tattoni, C., Bisi, F., Masseroni, E., D’Acunto, D., Lunardi, S., … & Tosi, G. (2012). Open source evaluation of kilometric indexes of abundance. Ecological Informatics, 7(1), 35-40.

Rubino, F. M., Martinoli, A., Pitton, M., Di Fabio, D., Caruso, E., Banfi, S., … & Martinoli, A. (2012). Food choice of Eurasian red squirrels and concentrations of anti-predatory secondary compounds. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 77(5), 332-338.

Zong, C., Wauters, L. A., Rong, K., Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D., & Tosi, G. (2012). Nutcrackers become choosy seed harvesters in a mast-crop year. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 24(1), 54-61.


Bisi, F., Newey, S., Nodari, M., Wauters, L. A., Harrison, A., Thirgood, S., & Martinoli, A. (2011). The strong and the hungry: bias in capture methods for mountain hares Lepus timidus. Wildlife Biology, 17(3), 311-316.

Bisi, F., Nodari, M., Oliveira, N. M. D. S., Masseroni, E., Preatoni, D. G., Wauters, L. A., … & Martinoli, A. (2011). Space use patterns of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on the Alps. European journal of wildlife research, 57(2), 305-312.

Di Pierro, E., Ghisla, A., Wauters, L. A., Molinari, A., Martinoli, A., Gurnell, J., & Tosi, G. (2011). The effects of seed availability on habitat use by a specialist seed predator. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 57(3), 585-595.

Obrist, M. K., Rathey, E., Bontadina, F., Martinoli, A., Conedera, M., Christe, P., & Moretti, M. (2011). Response of bat species to sylvo-pastoral abandonment. Forest Ecology and Management, 261(3), 789-798.

Preatoni, D. G., Spada, M., Wauters, L. A., Tosi, G., & Martinoli, A. (2011). Habitat use in the female Alpine long-eared bat (Plecotus macrobullaris): does breeding make the difference?. Acta Chiropterologica, 13(2), 355-364.

Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D., Martinoli, A., Verbeylen, G., & Matthysen, E. (2011). No sex bias in natal dispersal of Eurasian red squirrels. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 76(3), 369-372.


Di Pierro, E., Bertolino, S., Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D., Tosi, G., & Wauters, L. A. (2010). Estimating offspring production using capture-mark-recapture and genetic methods in red squirrels. Ecological research, 25(2), 395-402.

Martinoli, A., Bertolino, S., Preatoni, D. G., Balduzzi, A., Marsan, A., Genovesi, P., … & Wauters, L. A. (2010). Headcount 2010: the multiplication of the grey squirrel populations introduced to Italy. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 21(2).

Rima, P. C., Cagnin, M., Aloise, G., Preatoni, D., & Wauters, L. A. (2010). Scale‐dependent environmental variables affecting red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris meridionalis) distribution. Italian Journal of Zoology, 77(1), 92-101.

Rodrigues, D., Wauters, L. A., Romeo, C., Mari, V., Preatoni, D., Mathias, M. L., … & Martinoli, A. (2010). Living on the edge: can Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) persist in extreme high-elevation habitats?. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 42(1), 106-112.

Romeo, C., Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D., Tosi, G., & Martinoli, A. (2010). Living on the edge: Space use of Eurasian red squirrels in marginal high-elevation habitat. Acta Oecologica, 36(6), 604-610.

Wauters, L. A., Verbeylen, G., Preatoni, D., Martinoli, A., & Matthysen, E. (2010). Dispersal and habitat cuing of Eurasian red squirrels in fragmented habitats. Population ecology, 52(4), 527-536.

Zong, C., Wauters, L. A., Van Dongen, S., Mari, V., Romeo, C., Martinoli, A., … & Tosi, G. (2010). Annual variation in predation and dispersal of Arolla pine (Pinus cembra L.) seeds by Eurasian red squirrels and other seed-eaters. Forest Ecology and Management, 260(5), 587-594.


Bertolino, S., Wauters, L., Pizzul, A., Molinari, A., Lurz, P., & Tosi, G. (2009). A general approach of using hair-tubes to monitor the European red squirrel: a method applicable at regional and national scales. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 74(3), 210-219.

Genini-Gamboni, A. S., Bisi, F., Masseroni, E., Nodari, M., Preatoni, D., Wauters, L., … & Tosi, G. (2009). Home range dynamics of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in the Swiss Alps. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 19(2).

Grill, A., Amori, G., Aloise, G., Lisi, I., Tosi, G., Wauters, L. A., & Randi, E. (2009). Molecular phylogeography of European Sciurus vulgaris: refuge within refugia?. Molecular Ecology, 18(12), 2687-2699.

Salmaso, F., Molinari, A., Di Pierro, E., Ghisla, A., Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D., … & Wauters, L. A. (2009). Estimating and comparing food availability for tree‐seed predators in typical pulsed‐resource systems: Alpine conifer forests. Plant Biosystems, 143(2), 258-267.

Verbeylen, G., Wauters, L. A., De Bruyn, L., & Matthysen, E. (2009). Woodland fragmentation affects space use of Eurasian red squirrels. Acta Oecologica, 35(1), 94-103.


Andrietti, F., Casiraghi, M., Martinoli, A., Polidori, C., & Montresor, C. (2008, January). Nesting habits of two spider wasps: Anoplius infuscatus and Episyron sp.(Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), with a review of the literature. In Annales de la Société entomologique de France (Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 93-111). Taylor & Francis Group.

Di Pierro, E., Molinari, A., Tosi, G., & Wauters, L. A. (2008). Exclusive core areas and intrasexual territoriality in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) revealed by incremental cluster polygon analysis. Ecological Research, 23(3), 529-542.

Kvác, M., Hofmannová, L., Bertolino, S., Wauters, L., Tosi, G., & Modrý, D. (2008). Natural infection with two genotypes of Cryptosporidium in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in Italy. Folia parasitologica, 55(2), 95.

Mari, V., Martini, S., Romeo, C., Molinari, A., Martinoli, A., Tosi, G., & Wauters, L. (2008). Record litter size in the Eurasian Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 19(1).

Preatoni, D. (2008). Collection, warehousing and dissemination of specimen information: an added value for theriological collections. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 18(2).

Spada, M., Szentkuti, S., Zambelli, N., Mattei-Roesli, M., Moretti, M., Bontadina, F., … & Martinoli, A. (2008). Roost selection by non-breeding Leisler’s bats (Nyctalus leisleri) in montane woodlands: implications for habitat management. Acta Chiropterologica, 10(1), 81-88.

Wauters, L. A., Githiru, M., Bertolino, S., Molinari, A., Tosi, G., & Lens, L. (2008). Demography of alpine red squirrel populations in relation to fluctuations in seed crop size. Ecography, 31(1), 104-114.


Msoffe, F., Mturi, F. A., Galanti, V., Tosi, W., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2007). Comparing data of different survey methods for sustainable wildlife management in hunting areas: the case of Tarangire–Manyara ecosystem, northern Tanzania. European journal of wildlife research, 53(2), 112-124.

Polidori, C., Zangheratti, V., Martinoli, A., & Andrietti, F. (2007). Temporal transition of nesting activities in the digger wasp Bembecinus tridens (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae). Italian Journal of Zoology, 74(3), 265-275.

Rima, P., Aloise, G., Cagnin, M., & Wauters, L. (2007). The use of species‐specific cone remains of sympatric arboreal rodents to monitor their distribution. Italian Journal of Zoology, 74(3), 289-296.

Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D. G., Molinari, A., & Tosi, G. (2007). Radio-tracking squirrels: performance of home range density and linkage estimators with small range and sample size. Ecological modelling, 202(3), 333-344.

Wauters, L. A., Vermeulen, M., Van Dongen, S., Bertolino, S., Molinari, A., Tosi, G., & Matthysen, E. (2007). Effects of spatio‐temporal variation in food supply on red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris body size and body mass and its consequences for some fitness components. Ecography, 30(1), 51-65.


Boutin, S., Wauters, L. A., McAdam, A. G., Humphries, M. M., Tosi, G., & Dhondt, A. A. (2006). Anticipatory reproduction and population growth in seed predators. Science, 314(5807), 1928-1930.

Favaron, M., Scherini, G. C., Preatoni, D., Tosi, G., & Wauters, L. A. (2006). Spacing behaviour and habitat use of rock ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) at low density in the Italian Alps. Journal of Ornithology, 147(4), 618-628.

Gagliardi, A., Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2006). Behavioral responses of wintering Great Crested Grebes to dissuasion experiments: Implications for management. Waterbirds, 29(1), 105-114.

Galanti, V., Preatoni, D., Martinoli, A., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2006). Space and habitat use of the African elephant in the Tarangire–Manyara ecosystem, Tanzania: Implications for conservation. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 71(2), 99-114.

Gramatica, P., Battaini, F., Giani, E., Papa, E., Jones, R. J., Preatoni, D., & Cenci, R. M. (2006). Analysis of mosses and soils for quantifying heavy metal concentrations in Sicily: A multivariate and spatial analytical approach. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 13(1), 28-36.

Martinoli, A., Nodari, M., Mastrota, S., Spada, M., Preatoni, D., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2006). Recapture of ringed Eptesicus nilssonii (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) after 12 years: an example of high site fidelity/Recapture d’un Eptesicus nilssonii (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) bagué après 12 ans: un exemple de fidélité à un site. mammalia, 70(3/4), 331-332.

Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D., Galanti, V., Codipietro, P., Kilewo, M., Fernandes, C. A., … & Tosi, G. (2006). Species richness and habitat use of small carnivores in the Arusha National Park (Tanzania). Biodiversity & Conservation, 15(5), 1729-1744.

Molinari, A., Wauters, L. A., Airoldi, G., Cerinotti, F., Martinoli, A., & Tosi, G. (2006). Cone selection by Eurasian red squirrels in mixed conifer forests in the Italian Alps. Acta oecologica, 30(1), 1-10.

Tattoni, C., Preatoni, D. G., Lurz, P. W., Rushton, S. P., Tosi, G., Bertolino, S., … & Wauters, L. A. (2006). Modelling the expansion of a grey squirrel population: implications for squirrel control. Biological Invasions, 8(8), 1605-1619.


Preatoni, D., Mustoni, A., Martinoli, A., Carlini, E., Chiarenzi, B., Chiozzini, S., … & Tosi, G. (2005). Conservation of brown bear in the Alps: space use and settlement behavior of reintroduced bears. Acta Oecologica, 28(3), 189-197.

Preatoni, D. G., Nodari, M., Chirichella, R., Tosi, G., Wauters, L. A., & Martinoli, A. (2005). Identifying bats from time-expanded recordings of search calls: comparing classification methods. Journal of Wildlife Management, 69(4), 1601-1614.

Trizio, I., Crestanello, B., Galbusera, P., Wauters, L. A., Tosi, G., Matthysen, E., & Hauffe, H. C. (2005). Geographical distance and physical barriers shape the genetic structure of Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Italian Alps. Molecular Ecology, 14(2), 469-481.


Bertolino, S., Vizzini, A., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2004). Consumption of hypogeous and epigeous fungi by the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in subalpine conifer forests. Forest ecology and management, 202(1), 227-233.

Gurnell, J., Wauters, L. A., Lurz, P. W., & Tosi, G. (2004). Alien species and interspecific competition: effects of introduced eastern grey squirrels on red squirrel population dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology, 73(1), 26-35.

Wauters, L. A., Matthysen, E., Adriaensen, F., & Tosi, G. (2004). Within‐sex density dependence and population dynamics of red squirrels Sciurus vulgaris. Journal of animal ecology, 73(1), 11-25.

Wauters, L. A., Zaninetti, M., Tosi, G., & Bertolino, S. (2004). Is coat-colour polymorphism in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris L.) adaptive?. Mammalia mamm, 68(1), 37-48.


Bertolino, S., Wauters, L. A., De Bruyn, L., & Canestri-Trotti, G. (2003). Prevalence of coccidia parasites (Protozoa) in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris): effects of host phenotype and environmental factors. Oecologia, 137(2), 286-295.

Casiraghi, M., Polidori, C., Ferreri, P., Preatoni, D. G., Andrietti, F., & Martinoli, A. (2003). Does the distance between nest clusters affect reproductive success in Ammophila sabulosa (Hymenoptera Sphecidae)?. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 15(4), 329-341.

Gagliardi, A., Martinoli, A., Wauters, L., & Tosi, G. (2003). A floating platform: a solution to collecting pellets when cormorants roost over water. Waterbirds, 26(1), 54-55.

Martinoli, A., Gagliardi, A., Preatoni, D. G., Di Martino, S., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2003). The extent of great crested grebe predation on bleak in Lake Como, Italy. Waterbirds, 26(2), 201-208.

Scherini, G. C., Tosi, G., & Wauters, L. (2003). Social behaviour, reproductive biology and breeding success of alpine Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus helveticus in northern Italy. Ardea, 91(1), 11-23.


Wauters, L. A., Tosi, G., & Gurnell, J. (2002). Interspecific competition in tree squirrels: do introduced grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) deplete tree seeds hoarded by red squirrels (S. vulgaris)?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 51(4), 360-367.

Wauters, L. A., Gurnell, J., Martinoli, A., & Tosi, G. (2002). Interspecific competition between native Eurasian red squirrels and alien grey squirrels: does resource partitioning occur?. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 52(4), 332-341.


Gurnell, J., Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D., & Tosi, G. (2001). Spacing behaviour, kinship, and population dynamics of grey squirrels in a newly colonized broadleaf woodland in Italy. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 79(9), 1533-1543.

Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D. G., Chiarenzi, B., Wauters, L. A., & Tosi, G. (2001). Diet of stoats (Mustela erminea) in an Alpine habitat: the importance of fruit consumption in summer. Acta Oecoogica, 22(1), 45-53.


Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D. G., & Tosi, G. (2000). Does Nathusius’ pipistrelle Pipistrellus nathusii (Keyserling & Blasius, 1839) breed in northern Italy?. Journal of Zoology, 250(02), 217-220.


Di Guardo, A., Martinoli, A., Preatoni, D. G., Cerabolini, B., Tosi, G., & Calamari, D. (1999, August). DDT enrichment in a prey-predator relationship in background and recently contaminated lakes in Northern Italy. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (Vol. 218, pp. U93-U93). 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA: AMER CHEMICAL SOC.

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