Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics Group
  We use molecular tools to study the evolution of diversity, and assist in its conservation

GROUP PUBLICATIONS


Peer-reviewed Articles

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2017

Another record or a new taxon? A candidate species of Chalcides Laurenti, 1768, in North Africa
Montero-Mendieta S, Ferrer J, Hammou MA, Dahmani W, Sanuy D, Camarasa S (2017)
Herpetozoa 29(3/4), 155-161

 

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Cryptic within cryptic: genetics, morphometrics, and bioacoustics delimitate a new species of Eleutherodactylus (Anura: Eleutherodactylidae) from Eastern Cuba
Rodríguez A, Dugo-Cota A, Montero-Mendieta S, Alonso R, Vences M, Vilà C (2017)
Zootaxa 4221 (5), 501–522

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DNA barcoding of bird species in Cyprus: a tool for conservation purposes
Dimitriou CA, Forcina G, Papazoglou C, Panayides P, Guerrini M, Crabtree A, Barbanera F, Sfenthourakis S (2017)
Bird Conservation International, 1-12. doi: 10.1017/S0959270916000472

The fall of a symbol? A high predation rate by the introduced horseshoe whip snake Hemorrhois hippocrepis paints a bleak future for the endemic Ibiza wall lizard Podarcis pityusensis
Hinckley A, Montes E, Ayllón E, Pleguezuelos JM (2017)
European Journal of Wildlife Research 63, 13

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2016

Inter-population plasticity in dietary traits of invasive bleak Alburnus alburnus (Linnaeus, 1758) in Iberian fresh waters
Latorre D, Masó G, Hinckley A, Rubio-Gracia F, Vila-Gispert A, Almeida D (2016)
Journal of Applied Ichthyology 32, 1252–1255

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Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management
Hindrikson M, Remm J, Pilot M, Godinho R, Stronen AV, Baltrunaité 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)
Biological Reviews

 

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A novel MC1R allele for black coat colour reveals the Polynesian ancestry and hybridisation patterns of Hawaiian feral pigs
Linderholm A, Spencer D, Battista V, Frantz L, Barnett R, Fleischer R, James HF, Duffy D, Sparks JP, Clements DR, Andersson L, Dobney K, Leonard JA, Larson G (2016)
Royal Society Open Science 3, 160304

 

Whole mitochondrial genomes illuminate ancient intercontinental dispersals of grey wolves (Canis lupus)
Koblmüller S, Vilà C, Lorente-Galdos B, Dabad M, Ramirez O, Marques-Bonet O, Wayne RK, Leonard JA (2016)
Journal of Biogeography 43, 1728–1738

 

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Larger brain size indirectly increases vulnerability to extinction in mammals
Gonzalez-Voyer A, González-Suárez M, Vilà C, Revilla E (2016)
Evolution 70(6), 1364-1375

 

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Investigation of ancient DNA to enhance natural history museum collections: misidentification of smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) specimens across multiple museums
Barbanera F, Moretti B, Guerrini M, Al-Sheikhly OF, Forcina G (2016)
Belgian Journal of Zoology 146(2), 101–112

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Comparison of the effectiveness of phalanges vs. humeri and femurs to estimate lizard age with skeletochronology
Comas M, Reguera S, Zamora–Camacho FJ, Salvadó H, Moreno–Rueda G (2016)
Animal Biodiversity and Conservation 39.2, 237–240

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Evolutionary history of endemic Sulawesi squirrels constructed from UCEs and mitogenomes sequenced from museum specimens
Hawkins MTR, Leonard JA, Helgen KM, McDonough MM, Rockwood LL, Maldonado JE (2016)
BMC Evolutionary Biology 16, 80

 

Reply to Garner et al.
Shafer ABA, Wolf JBW, Alves PC, Bergström L, Colling G, Dalén L, De Meester L, Ekblom R, Fior S, Hajibabaei M, Hoezel AR, Höglund J, Jensen EL, Krützen M, Norman AJ, Österling EM, Ouborg NJ, Piccolo J, Primmer CR, Reed FA, Roumet M, Salmona J, Schwartz MK, Segelbacher G, Thaulow J, Valtonen M, Vergeer P, Weissensteiner M, Wheat CW, Vilà C, Zielinski P (2016)
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31 (2), 83-84

 

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Worldwide patterns of genomic variation and admixture in gray wolves
Fan Z, Silva P, Gronau I, Wang S, Serres Armero A, Schweizer RM, Ramirez O, Pollinger J, Galaverni M, Ortega Del-Vecchyo D, Du L, Zhang W, Zhang Z, Xing J, Vilà C, Marques-Bonet T, Godinho R, Yue B, Wayne RK (2016)
Genome Research 26 (2), 163-173

 

Bottlenecks and selective sweeps during domestication have increased deleterious genetic variation in dogs
Marsden CD, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, O’Brien DP, Taylor JF, Ramirez O, Vilà C, Marques-Bonet T, Schnabel RD, Wayne RK, Lohmueller KE (2016)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113 (1), 152-157

 

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Multiple paternity in a reintroduced population of the Orinoco crocodile (Crocodylus intermedius) at the El Frío Biological Station, Venezuela
Rossi Lafferriere NA, Antelo R, Alda F, Mårtensson D, Hailer F, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Ayarzagüena J, Ginsberg JR, Castroviejo J, Doadrio I, Vilà C, Amato G (2016)
PLoS ONE 11(3), e0150245

Demographically-based evaluation of genomic regions under selection in domestic dogs
Freedman AH, Schweizer RM, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Han E, Davis BW, Gronau I, Silva PM, Galaverni M, Fan Z, Marx P, Lorente-Galdos B, Ramirez O, Hormozdiari F, Alkan C, Vilà 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)
PLoS Genetics 12(3), e1005851

Unexpectedly high levels of cryptic diversity uncovered by a complete DNA barcoding of reptiles of the Socotra Archipelago
Vasconcelos R*, Montero-Mendieta S*, Simó-Riudalbas M, Sindaco R, Santos X, Fasola M, Llorente G, Razzetti E, Carranza S (2016) (*Equal contribution)
PLoS ONE 11(3), e0149985

Phylogeny, biogeography and systematic revision of plain long-nosed squirrels (genus Dremomys, Nannosciurinae)
Hawkins MTR, Helgen KM, Maldonado JE, Rockwood LL, Tsuchiya MTN, Leonard JA (2016)
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94, 752-764

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Decades of population genetic research reveal the need for harmonization of molecular markers: the grey wolf Canis lupus as a case study
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)
Mammal Review 46, 44-59

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Postcopulatory sexual selection favors fertilization success of restocking hybrid quails over native Common quails (Coturnix coturnix)
Sanchez-Donoso I, Morales-Rodriguez PA, Puigcerver M, Caballero de la Calle JR, Vilà C, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (2016)
Journal of Ornithology 157, 33-42

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2015

Dugo-Cota A, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Vilà C, Gonzalez-Voyer A (2015) A test of the integrated evolutionary speed hypothesis in a Neotropical amphibian radiation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 804–813. |

Brandariz-Fontes C*, Camacho-Sanchez M*, Vilà C, Vega-Pla JL, Rico C, Leonard JA (2015) Effect of the enzyme and PCR conditions on the quality of high-throughput DNA sequencing results. Scientific Reports 5: Article 8056. (*Equal contribution) Link |

Ferrer ES, García-Navas V, Bueno-Enciso J, Sanz JJ, Ortego J (2015) Multiple sexual ornaments signal heterozygosity in male blue tits. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. doi: 10.1111/bij.12513 |

Griesser M, Halvarsson P, Drobniak SM, Vilà C (2015) Fine-scale kin recognition in the absence of social familiarity in the Siberian jay, a monogamous bird species. Molecular Ecology 24: 5726-5738. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13420 |

Koepfli K-P, Pollinge 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: 2158-2165. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.060 |

Leonard JA, den Tex R-J, Hawkins MTR, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Thorington R, Maldonado JE (2015) Phylogeography of vertebrates on the Sunda Shelf: a multi-species comparison. Journal of Biogeography 42: 871-879. |

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Marcet-Ortega M, Alkorta-Aranburu G, Linde Forsberg C, Morrell JM, Manzano-Piedras E, Söderberg A, Daniel K, Villalba A, Toth A, Di Rienzo A, Rogi I, Vilà C (2015) Strong artificial selection in domestic mammals did not result in an increased recombination rate. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32(2): 510-523. |
Supporting information Journal Cover

Ortego J, Gugger PF, Sork VL (2015) Climatically stable landscapes predict patterns of genetic structure and admixture in the Californian canyon live oak. Journal of Biogeography 42: 328-338. |

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, Hoglund J, Jensen EL, Krause J, Kristensen TN, Krützen M, McKay JK, Norman AJ, Ogden R, Österling EM, Ouborg NJ, Piccolo J, Popovic 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, Zielinski P (2015) Genomics and the challenging translation into conservation practice. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30(2): 78-87. Appendix S1


2014

Aguirre MP, Cordero PJ, Ortego J (2014) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellites in the specialist grasshopper Ramburiella hispanica (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Conservation Genetics Resources 6, 723-724. |

Albert EM, Fernández-Beaskoetxea S, Godoy JA, Tobler U, Schmidt BR, Bosch J (2014) Genetic management of an amphibian population after a chytridiomycosis outbreak. Conservation Genetics 16(1), 103-111. doi: 10.1007/s10592-014-0644-6 |

Battiston R, Ortego J, Correas JR, Cordero PJ (2014) A revision of Apteromantis (Mantodea: Mantidae, Amelinae): A comprehensive approach to manage old taxonomic and conservation problems. Zootaxa 3797 (1), 065–077. |

Baranowska Körberg I, Sundström E, Meadows JRS, Rosengren Pielberg G, Gustafson U, Hedhammar A, Karlsson EK, Seddon J, Söderberg A, Vilà C, Zhang X, Akesson M, Lindblad-Toh K, Andersson G, Andersson L (2014) A simple repeat polymorphism in the MITF-M promoter is a key regulator of white spotting in dogs. PLoS ONE 9: e104363. Link

Castroviejo-Fisher S, Guayasamin JM, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Vilà C (2014) Neotropical diversification seen through glassfrogs. Journal of Biogeography 41, 66-80. doi:10.1111/jbi.12208

den Tex R-J & Leonard JA (2014) The phylogeography of red and yellow coppersmith barbets (Aves: Megalaima haemacephala). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 2: 00016. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00016  Link

Ferrer ES, García-Navas V, Sanz JJ, Ortego J (2014) Individual genetic diversity and probability of infection by avian malaria parasites in blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 2468-2482. |

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, Vilà 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(1): e1004016. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004016. Link

García-Navas V, Cáliz-Campal C, Ferrer ES, Sanz JJ, Ortego J (2014) Heterozygosity at a single locus explains a large proportion of variation in two fitness-related traits in great tits: a general or a local effect? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27: 2807-2819. |

García-Navas V, Ferrer ES, Sanz JJ, Ortego J (2014) The role of immigration and local adaptation on fine-scale genotypic and phenotypic population divergence in a less mobile passerine. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27, 1590-1603.

Hoban S, Arntzen JA, Bruford MW, Godoy JA, Hoelzel AR, Segelbacher G, Vilà C, Bertorelle G (2014) Comparative evaluation of potential indicators and temporal sampling protocols for monitoring genetic erosion. Evolutionary Applications 7 (9): 984-998. doi: 10.1111/eva.12197. Link

Leonard JA (2014) Ecology drives evolution in grey wolves. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16: 461-473. Link |

Leonard JA (2014) Adapting to global change. Evolutionary Ecology Research 16: 441-444. Link |

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Linde Forsberg C, Vilà C, Morrell, J (2014) Single layer centrifugation separates spermatozoa from diploid cells in epididymal samples from grey wolves, Canis lupus (L.). Theriogenology, 82: 773–776.

Ortego J, Bonal R, Muñoz A, Aparicio JM (2014) Extensive pollen immigration and no evidence of disrupted mating patterns or reproduction in a highly fragmented holm oak stand. Journal of Plant Ecology 7, 384-395.

Ortego J, Gugger PF, Riordan EC, Sork VL (2014) Influence of climatic niche suitability and geographical overlap on hybridization patterns among southern Californian oaks. Journal of Biogeography 41, 1895-1908.

Puigcerver M, Sanchez-Donoso I, Vilà C, Sardà-Palomera F, García-Galea E, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (2014) Decreased fitness of restocked hybrid quails prevents fast admixture with wild common quails. Biological Conservation 171: 74-81. |

Ramirez O, Olalde I, Berglund J, Lorente-Galdos B, Hernandez-Rodriguez J, Quilez J, Webster MT, Wayne RK, Lalueza-Fox C, Vilà C, Marques-Bonet T (2014) Analysis of structural diversity in wolf-like canids reveals post-domestication variants. BMC Genomics 15: 465. Link

Sanchez-Donoso I, Huisman J, Echegaray J, Puigcerver M, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Hailer F, Vilà C (2014) Detecting slow introgression of invasive alleles in an extensively restocked game bird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2: 00015. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00015 Link
Scripts for genotype simulation. Genotype data set available from the Dryad Digital Repository.

Tsuboi M, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Kolm N (2014) Phenotypic integration of brain size and head morphology in Lake Tanganyika Cichlids. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14, 39. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-39 Link

Yannic G, Pellissier L, Ortego J, Lecomte N, Couturier S, Cuyler C, Dussault C, Hundermark KJ, Irvine RJ, Jenkins DA, Kolpashikov L, Mager K, Musiani M, Parker KL, Roed KH, Sipko T, Þórisson SG, Weckworth BV, Guisan A, Bernatchez L, Côté SD (2014) Genetic diversity in caribou linked to past and future climate change. Nature Climate Change 4, 131-137.


2013

Albert EM, Fortuna MA, Godoy JA, Bascompte J (2013) Assessing the robustness of the networks of spatial genetic variation. Ecology Letters 16, Issue Suplement s1, 86-93.
Paper awarded as "Best Paper in 2013" by EBD Severo Ochoa

Amcoff M, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Kolm N (2013) Evolution of egg-dummies in Tanganyikan cichlid fishes: the roles of parental care and sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26, 2369-82

Byrd BF, Cornellas A, Eerkens JW, Rosenthal JS, Carpenter TR, Leventhal A, Leonard JA (2013) The role of canids in ritual and domestic contexts: new ancient DNA insights from complex hunter-gatherer sites in prehistoric Central California. Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 2176-2189

Brandariz-Fontes C, Leonard JA, Vega-Pla JL, Backström N, Lindgren G, Lippold S, Rico C (2013) Y-chromosome analysis in Retuertas horses. PLoS ONE 8 (5): e64985 Link

Camacho-Sanchez M, Burraco P, Gomez-Mestre I, Leonard JA (2013) Preservation of RNA and DNA from mammal samples under field conditions. Molecular Ecology Resources 13 (4): 663-673.

den Tex R, Leonard JA (2013) A molecular phylogeny of Asian barbets: Speciation and extinction in the tropics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 1-13

Druzhkova AS, Thalmann O, Trifonov VA, Leonard JA, Vorobieva NV, Ovodov ND, Graphodatsky AS, Wayne RK (2013) Ancient DNA analysis affirms the canid from Altai as a primitive dog. PLoS ONE 8 (3): e57754. Link

Gonzalez-Voyer A, den Tex R, Castello A, Leonard JA (2013) Evolution of acoustic and visual signals in Asian barbets. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26: 647-659

Hoban S, Arntzen P, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Fernandes M, Frith K, Gaggiotti O, Galbusera P, Godoy JA, Hauffe HC, Hoelzel AR, Nichols R, Pérez-Espona S, Primmer C, Russo I-RM, Segelbacher G, Siegismund HR, Sihvonen M, Sjögren-Gulve P, Vernesi C, Vilà C, Bruford MW (2013) Conservation Genetic Resources for Effective Species Survival (ConGRESS): bridging the divide between conservation research and practice. Journal for Nature Conservation 21(6), 433-437.

Hoban SM, Gaggiotti OE, ConGRESS Consortium, Bertorelle G (2013) Sample Planning Optimization Tool for conservation and population Genetics (SPOTG): a software for choosing the appropriate number of markers and samples. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4 (3), 299-303

Hoban SM, Hauffe HC, Pérez-Espona S, Arntzen JW, Bertorelle G, Bryja J, Frith K, Gaggiotti OE, Galbusera P, Godoy JA, Hoelzel AR, Nichols RA, Primmer CR, Russo I-R, Segelbacher G, Siegismund HR, Sihvonen M, Vernesi C, Vilà C, Bruford MW (2013) Bringing genetic diversity to the forefront of conservation policy and management. Conservation Genetics Resources 5 , 593-598

Losey RJ, Garvie-Lok S, Leonard JA, Katzenberg MA, Germonpré M, Nomokonova T, Sablin MV, Goriunova OI, Berdnikova EN, Savelev NA (2013) Burying dogs in ancient cis-Baikal, Siberia: Temporal trends and relationships with human diet and subsistence practices. PLoS ONE 8 (5): e63740 Link

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Cortazar-Chinarro M, Lozano M, McCracken KG (2013) Stepwise colonization of the Andes by Ruddy Ducks and the evolution of novel β-globin variants. Molecular Ecology 22, 1231-1249. doi: 10.1111/mec.12151 Link

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Negro JJ (2013) Genetic studies facilitated management decisions on the invasion of the ruddy duck in Europe. Biological Invasions 15, 723-728. doi: 10.1007/s10530-012-0331-9 Link

Puigcerver M, Sanchez-Donoso I, Vilà C, Sardà-Palomera F, Morales-Rodríguez PA, Caballero de la Calle JR, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (2013) Hibridación entre la codorniz común (Coturnix coturnix) y la codorniz de granja: estado de un problema de conservación. Ecosistemas 22 (2), 48-53

Romeralo M, Skiba A, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Schilde C, Lawal H, Kedziora S, Cavender JC, Glöckner G, Urushihara H, Schaap P (2013) Analysis of phenotypic evolution in Dictyostelia highlights developmental plasticity as a likely consequence of colonial multicellularity. Proceedings of the Royal Society series B 280, 20130976. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0976

Santos-Gally R, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Arroyo J (2013) Deconstructing heterostyly: the evolutionary role of incompatibility system, pollinators and floral architecture. Evolution 67, 2072-2082. doi: 10.1111/evo.12087

Thalmann O, B Shapiro, P Cui, VJ Schuenemann, SK Sawyer, DL Greenfield, MB Germonpré, MV Sablin, F Lopez-Giraldez, X Domingo-Roura, H Napierala, H-P Uerpmann, DM Loponte, AA Acosta, L Giemsch, RW Schmitz, B Worthington, JE Buikstra, A Druzhkova, AS Graphodatsky, ND Ovodov, N Wahlberg, AH Freedman, RM Schweizer, K-P Koepfli, JA Leonard, M Meyer, J Krause, S Pääbo, RE Green, RK Wayne (2013) Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a European origin of domestic dogs. Science 342: 871-874 (Highlighted in Science and Nature) 

von Hardenberg A*, Gonzalez-Voyer A* (2013) Disentangling evolutionary cause-effect relationships with phylogenetic confirmatory path analysis. Evolution 67, 378-387. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01790.x
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2012

Ahlering MA, Eggert LS, Western D, Estes A, Munishi L, Fleischer R, Roberts MT, Maldonado JE (2012) Identifying source populations and genetic structure for savannah elephants in human-dominated landscapes and protected areas in the Kenya-Tanzania borderlands. PLoS ONE 7(12), e52288 Link

Cruz F, Brennan AC*, Gonzalez-Voyer A*, Muñoz-Fuentes V*, Eaaswarkhanth M*, Roques S*, Picó X (2012) Genetics and Genomics in Wildlife Studies: Implications for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology. BioEssays 34, 245-246.
(*Equal Contribution)

Duarte H, Tejedo M, Katzenberger M, Marangoni F, Baldo D, Beltrán JF, Martí DA, Richter-Boix A, Gonzalez-Voyer A (2012) Can amphibians take the heat? Vulnerability to climate warming in subtropical and temperate larval amphibian communities. Global Change Biology 18, 412-421.

Fitzpatrick JL, Almbro M, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Hamada S, Pennington C, Scanlan J, Kolm N. (2012) Sexual selection uncouples the evolution of brain and body size in pinnipeds. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25, 1321-1330.

Fitzpatrick JL, Almbro M, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Kolm N, Simmons LW (2012) Male contest competition and the coevolution of weaponry and testes in pinnipeds. Evolution 66, 3595-3604 (Highlighted in Nature)

Fox-Dobbs K, Nelson AA, Koch PL, Leonard JA (2012) Faunal isotope records reveal trophic and nutrient dynamics in 20th century Yellowstone grasslands. Biology Letters 8 (5): 838-841

Hailer F, Kutschera VE, Hallström BM, Klassert D, Fain SR, Leonard JA, Arnanson U, Janke A (2012) Nuclear genomic sequences reveal that polar bears are an old and distinct bear lineage. Science 336 (6079), 344-347

Immler S, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Birkhed TR (2012) Distinct evolutionary patterns of morphometric sperm traits in passerine birds. Proceedings of the Royal Society series B 279, 4174-4182. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1398

Koblmüller S, Wayne RK, Leonard JA (2012) Impact of Quaternary climatic changes and interspecific competition on the demographic history of a highly mobile generalist carnivore, the coyote. Biology Letters 8 (4), 644-647

Larson G, Karlsson EK, Perri A, Webster MT, Ho SYW, Peters J, Stahl PW, Piper PJ, Lingaas F, Fredholm M, Comstock KE, Modiano JF, Schelling C, Agoulnik AI, Leegwater PA, Dobney K, Vigne J-D, Vilà C, Andersson L, Lindblad-Toh K (2012) Rethinking dog domestication by integrating genetics, archeology, and biogeography. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109 (23), 8878-8883

Sanchez-Donoso I, Vilà C, Puigcerver M, Butkauskas D, Caballero de la Calle JR, Morales-Rodríguez PA, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (2012) Are farm-reared quails for game restocking really common quails (Coturnix coturnix)?: A genetic approach. PloS ONE 7 (6), e39031 Link

Tsuboi M, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Höglund J, Kolm N (2012) Ecology and mating competition influence sexual dimorphism in Tanganyikan cichlids. Evolutionary Ecology 26, 171-185.


2011

Ahlering MA, Hailer F, Roberts MT, Foley C (2011) A simple and accurate method to sex savanna, forest and Asian elephants using non-invasive sampling techniques. Molecular Ecology Resources 11, 831-834

Albert EM, Godoy JA (2011) Characterization of 13 microsatellite loci for the Pygmy Marbled Newt Triturus pygmaeus (Salamandridae). Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 745-747.

Castroviejo-Fisher S, Skoglund P, Valadez R, Vilà C, Leonard JA(2011) Vanishing native American dog lineages. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11, 73 Link

Castroviejo-Fisher S, Vilà C, Ayarzagüena J, Blanc M, Ernst R (2011) Species diversity of Hyalinobatrachium glassfrogs (Amphibia: Centrolenidae) from the Guiana Shield with the description of one new species. Zootaxa 3132, 1-55

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Kolm N (2011) Rates of phenotypic evolution of ecological characters and sexual traits during the Tanganyikan cichlid adaptive radiation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24, 2378-2388.

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Padial JM, Castroviejo-Fisher S, De la Riva I, Vilà C (2011) Correlates of species richness in the largest Neotropical amphibian radiation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24 (5), 931-942. (*Equal Contribution)
(Journal Cover; Press coverage: El Mundo, Quercus)

Lippold S, Knapp M, Kuznetsova T, Leonard JA, Benecke N, Ludwig A, Rasmussen M, Weinstock J, Willerslev E, Shapiro B, Hofreiter M (2011) Discovery of lost diversity of paternal horse lineages using ancient DNA. Nature Communications 2, 450 |

Lorenzen ED, Nogués-Bravo D, Orlando L, Weinstock J, Binladen J, Marske KA, Ugan A, Borregaard MK, Gilbert MTP, Nielsen R, Ho SYW, Goebel T, Graf KE, Byers D, Stenderup JT, Rasmussen M, Campos PF, Leonard JA, Koepfli K-P, Froese D, Zazula G, Stafford TW, Aaris-Sørensen K, Batra P, Haywood AM, Singarayer JS, Valdes PJ, Boeskorov G, Burns JA, Davydov SP, Haile J, Jenkins DL, Kosintsev P, Kuznetsova T, Lai X, Martin LD, McDonald HG, Mol D, Meldgaard M, Munch K, Stephan E, Sablin M, Sommer RS, Sipko T, Scott E, Suchard MA, Tikhonov A, Willerslev R, Wayne RK, Cooper A, Hofreiter M, Sher A, Shapiro B, Rahbek C, Willerslev E (2011) Species-specific responses of Late Quaternary megafauna to climate and humans. Nature 479, 359-364

Losey RJ, Bazaliiskii VI, Garvie-Lok S, Germonpré M, Leonard JA, Allen AL, Katzenberg MA, Sablin MV (2011) Canids as persons: Early Neolithic dog and wolf burials, Cis-Baikal, Siberia. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 30, 174-189

Maklakov AA, Immler S, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Rönn J, Kolm N (2011) Brains and the city: big-brained passerine birds succeed in urban environments. Biology Letters 7, 730-732. 
  (Recommended Faculty of 1000).
  (Press coverage:  BBC News, Discovery, Daily Mail, BBC Mundo, La Razón, ABC, ARA)

Martínez de Lecea F, Hernando A, Illana A, Echegaray J (2011). Cannibalism in Eurasian Griffon Vultures Gyps fulvus. Ardea 99 (2), 240-242

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Di Rienzo A, Vilà C (2011) Prdm9, a major determinant of meiotic recombination hotspots, is not functional in dogs and their wild relatives, wolves and coyotes. PLoS ONE 6, e25498.
Recomended by Faculty of 1000 (F1000) Link

Sastre N, Vilà C, Salinas M, Bologov VV, Urios V, Sánchez A, Francino O, Ramírez O (2011) Signatures of demographic bottlenecks in European wolf populations. Conservation Genetics 12, 701-712

Vaysse A, Ratnakumar A, Derrien T, Axelsson E, Rosengren Pielberg G, Sigurdsson S, Fall T, Seppälä EH, Hansen MST, Lawley CT, Karlsson EK, The LUPA Consortium, Bannasch D, Vilà C, Lohi H, Galibert F, Fredholm M, Häggström J, Hedhammar A, André C, Lindblad-Toh K, Hitte C, Webster MT (2011) Identification of genomic regions associated with phenotypic variation between dog breeds using selection mapping. PloS Genetics 7,10 Link


2010

Agudo R, Rico C, Vilà C, Hiraldo F, Donázar JA (2010) The role of humans in the diversification of a threatened island raptor. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10, 384 Link

Albert EM, Arroyo JM, Godoy JA (2010) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the endangered Midwife Betic toad Alytes dickhilleni (Discoglossidae). Conservation Genetics Resources 3, 251-253.

Bryan HM, Sim KA, Darimont CT, Paquet PC, Wagner B, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Smits JE, Chilton NB (2010) Identification of Parelaphostrongylus odocoilei (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) first-stage larvae in the feces of gray wolves (Canis lupus) by molecular methods. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46, 297-302. Link

Den Tex R, Maldonado JE, Thorington R and Leonard JA (2010) Nuclear copies of mitochondrial genes: another problem for ancient DNA. Genetica 138, 979-984

Den Tex R, Thorington R, Maldonado JE, Leonard JA (2010) Speciation dynamics in the SE Asian tropics: putting a time perspective on the phylogeny and biogeography of Sundaland tree squirrels, Sundasciurus. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55, 711-720

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Kolm N (2010) Sex, ecology and the brain: Evolutionary correlates of brain structure volumes in Tanganyikan cichlids. PLoS ONE 5 (12), e14355. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014355 Link

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Darimont CT,Paquet P, Leonard JA (2010) The genetic legacy of extirpation and re-colonization in Vancouver Island wolves. Conservation Genetics 11, 547-556

Reichart LM, Anderholm S, Muñoz-Fuentes V, Webster MS (2010). Molecular identification of brood parasitic females reveals opportunistic egg laying in ruddy ducks. Molecular Ecology 19, 401-413. Link

Wang Z, Shen X, Liu B, Su J, Yonezawa T, Yu Y, Guo S, Ho SYW, Vilà C, Hasegawa M, Liu J (2010) Phylogeographical analyses of domestic and wild yaks based on mitochondrial DNA: new data and reappraisal. Journal of Biogeography 37, 2332-2344


2009

Albert EM, Fernández A (2009) Evidence of cryptic speciation in a fossorial reptile: description of a new species of Blanus (Squamata: Amphisbaenia: Blanidae) from the Iberian Peninsula. Zootaxa 2234, 56-68. Link

Albert EM, San Mauro D, García-París M, Rüber L, Zardoya R (2009) Effect of taxon sampling on recovering the phylogeny of squamate reptiles based on complete mitochondrial genome and nuclear gene sequence data. Gene 441, 12-21.

Anderson TM, VonHoldt BM, Candille SI, Musiani M, Greco C, Stahler DR, Smith DW, Padhukasahasram B, Randi E, Leonard JA, Bustamante CD, Ostrander EA, Tang H, Wayne RK, Barsh GS (2009) Molecular and evolutionary history of melanism in North American gray wolves. Science 323, 1339-1343

Barsh GS, Anderson TM, Vonholdt BM, Candille SI, Musiani M, Stahler DR, Leonard JA, Padhukasahasram B, Randi E, Bustamante CD, Ostrander EA, Tang H, Wayne RK (2009) How the Gray Wolf Got Its Color - Response. Science 325, 33-34

Echegaray J, Vilà C (2009) Noninvasive monitoring of wolves at the edge of their distribution and the cost of their conservation. Animal Conservation 13, 157-161

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Winberg S, Kolm N (2009) Brain structure evolution in a basal vertebrate clade: evidence from phylogenetic comparative analysis of cichlid fishes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9, 238. Link
  (Highly Accessed)

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Winberg S, Kolm N (2009) Distinct evolutionary patterns of brain and body size during adaptive radiation. Evolution 63, 2266-2274.

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Winberg S, Kolm N (2009) Social fishes and single mothers: brain evolution in African cichlids. Proceedings of the Royal Society series B 276, 161-167.
  (Most cited article of those published in Proc Roy Soc B in 2009 & Highlighted by the Editor in 2010)

Guayasamin JM, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Trueb L, Ayarzagüena J, Rada M, Vilà C (2009) Phylogenetic systematics of Glassfrogs (Amphibia: Centrolenidae) and their sister taxon Allophryne ruthveni. Zootaxa 2100, 1-97

Koblmüller S, Nord M, Wayne RK, Leonard JA (2009) More is Better - Reply. Molecular Ecology 18, 4994-4996

Koblmüller S, Nord M, Wayne RK, Leonard JA (2009) Origin and status of the Great Lakes wolf. Molecular Ecology 18, 2313-2316

Kolm N, Gonzalez-Voyer A, Brelin D, Winberg S (2009) Evidence for small scale variation in the vertebrate brain: mating strategy and sex affect brain size and structure in wild brown trout (Salmo trutta). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22, 2524-2531.

Leonard JA, Wayne RK (2009) Wishful thinking: Imagining that the current Great Lakes wolf is the same entity that existed historically. Biology Letters 5, 67-68

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Darimont CT, Wayne RK, Paquet P, Leonard JA (2009) Ecological factors drive differentiation in wolves from British Columbia. Journal of Biogeography 36, 1516-1531
  Article selected for the cover. Journal of Biogeography Editor's Choice highlighted articles

Padial JM, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Köhler J, Vilà C, Chaparro JC, De la Riva I (2009) Deciphering the products of evolution at the species level: the need for an integrative taxonomy. Zoologica Scripta 38, 431-447

Rezende E, Albert EM, Fortuna MA, Bascompte J (2009) Compartments in a marine food web associated with phylogeny, body mass, and habitat structure. Ecology Letters 12, 779-788.

Slater GJ, Thalmann O, Leonard JA, Schweizer RM, Koepfli K-P, Pollinger JP, Rawlence NJ, Austin JJ, Cooper A, Wayne RK (2009) Evolutionary history of the Falklands wolf. Current Biology 19, R937-938


2008

Björnerfeldt S, Hailer F, Nord M, Vilà C (2008) Assortative mating and fragmentation within dog breeds. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8, 28

Castroviejo-Fisher S, Señaris JC, Ayarzagüena J, Vilà C (2008) Resurrection of Hyalinobatrachium orocostale and notes on the Hyalinobatrachium orientale species complex (Anura: Centrolenidae). Herpetologica 64, 472-484

Cruz F, Vilà C, Webster MT (2008) The legacy of domestication: Accumulation of deleterious mutations in the dog genome. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25, 2331-2336

Echegaray J, Illana A, Hernando A, Martínez de Lecea F, Bayona J, Covela I, De la Torre JA, Paniagua D, Vilà C (2007-2008) Análisis comparativo de la presencia de lobos (Canis lupus) y corzos (Capreolus capreolus) en el occidente de Álava (País Vasco, N. España). Estudios del Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava 22, 133-136

Echegaray J, Illana A, Hernando A, Martínez de Lecea F, Bayona J, De la Torre JA, Paniagua D, Covela I, Vilà C (2007-2008) Uso de técnicas moleculares para sexar lobos (Canis lupus) a partir de muestras fecales del País Vasco y su entorno. Estudios del Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava 22, 129-131

Fox-Dobbs K, Leonard JA, Koch PL (2008) Pleistocene megafauna from eastern Beringia: paleoecological and paleoenvironmental interpretations of stable carbon and nitrogen isotope and radiocarbon records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 261, 30-46

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Fitzpatrick JL, Kolm N (2008) Sexual selection determines parental care patterns in cichlid fishes. Evolution 62, 2015-2016.

Guayasamin JM, Castroviejo-Fisher S, Ayarzagüena J, Trueb L, Vilà C (2008) Phylogenetic relationships of glassfrogs (Centrolenidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 48, 574-595

Hailer F, Leonard JA (2008) Hybridization among three native North American Canis species in a region of natural sympatry. PLoS ONE 3, e3333. Link

Leonard JA (2008) Ancient DNA applications for wildlife conservation. Molecular Ecology 17, 4186-4196

Leonard JA, Wayne RK (2008) Native Great Lakes wolves were not restored. Biology Letters 4, 95-98

Malmström H, Vilà C, Gilbert MTP, Storå J, Willerslev E, Holmlund G, Götherström A (2008) Barking up the wrong tree: Modern northern European dogs fail to explain their origin. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8, 71

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Sorenson MD (2008) Comparing the genetics of wild and captive populations of white-headed ducks: consequences for recovery programmes. Ibis 150, 807-815. Link

Reinius B, Saetra P, Leonard JA, Blekhman R, Gilad Y, Jazin E (2008) An evolutionarily conserved sexual signature in the primate brain. PloS Genetics 4, e1000100. Link

Røed KH, Flagstad Ø, Nieminen M, Holand Ø, Dwyer MJ, Røv N, Vilà C (2008) Genetic analyses reveal independent domestication origins of Eurasian reindeer. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 275, 1849-1855

Sundqvist A-K, Ellegren H, Vilà C (2008) Wolf or dog? Genetic identification of predators from saliva collected around bite wounds on prey. Conservation Genetics 9, 1275-1279


Former

Albert EM, Zardoya R, García-París M (2007) Phylogeographic and speciation patterns in subterranean worm lizards of the genus Blanus (Amphisbaenia: Blanidae). Molecular Ecology 16, 1519-1531.

Arrendal J, Vilà C, Björklund M (2007) Reliability of noninvasive genetic census of otters compared to field censuses. Conservation Genetics 8, 1097-1107

Björnerfeldt S, Vilà C (2007) Evaluation of methods for single hair DNA amplification. Conservation Genetics 8, 977-981

Castroviejo-Fisher S, Ayarzagüena J, Vilà C (2007) A new species of Hyalinobatrachium (Centrolenidae: Anura) from Serranía de Perijá, Venezuela. Zootaxa 1441, 51-62. |

Castroviejo-Fisher S, De la Riva I, Vilà C (2007) Transparent frogs show potential of natural world. Nature (correspondence) 449, 972

Echegaray J, Illana A, Hernando A, Martínez de Lecea F, Bayona J, Covela I, de la Torre JA, Paniagua D, Vilà C (2007) Uso de técnicas genéticas no invasivas para estimar el tamaño y distribución del lobo (Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758) en el País Vasco (N. España). Galemys 19, 3-18

Geffen E, Waidyaratne S, Dalén L, Angerbjörn A, Vilà C, Hersteinsson P, Fuglei E, White PA, Goltsman M, Kapel CMO, Wayne RK (2007) Sea ice occurrence predicts genetic isolation in the Arctic fox. Molecular Ecology 16, 4241-4255

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Drummond H (2007) Is broodmate aggression really associated with direct feeding? Behaviour 144, 373-392.

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Székely T, Drummond H (2007) Why do some siblings attack each other? Comparative analysis of aggression in avian broods. Evolution 61, 1946-1955.
  (Highlighted on the Journal Cover)

Hailer F, Helander B, Folkestad AO, Ganusevich SA, Garstad S, Hauff P, Koren C, Masterov VB, Nygård T, Rudnick JA, Shiraki S, Skarphedinsson K, Volke V, Wille F, Vilà C (2007) Phylogeography of the white-tailed eagle, a generalist with large dispersal capacity. Journal of Biogeography 34, 1193-1206

Helander B, Hailer F, Vilà C (2007) Morphological and genetic sex identification of white-tailed eagle Haliaeetus albicilla nestlings. Journal of Ornithology 148, 435-442

Leonard JA, Shanks O, Hofreiter M, Kreuz E, Hodges L, Ream W, Wayne RK, Fleischer RC (2007) Animal DNA in PCR reagents plagues ancient DNA research. Journal of Archaeological Science 34, 1361-1366

Leonard JA, Vilà C, Fox-Dobbs K, Koch PL, Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B (2007) Megafaunal extinctions and the disappearance of a specialized wolf ecomorph. Current Biology 17, 1146-1150

Lindberg J, Björnerfeldt JS, Bakken M, Vilà C, Jazin E, Saetre P (2007) Selection for tameness modulates the expression of heme related genes in silver foxes. Behavioral and Brain Function 3, 18

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Vilà C, Green AJ, Negro JJ, Sorenson MD (2007) Hybridization between white-headed ducks and introduced ruddy ducks in Spain. Molecular Ecology 16, 629-638

Musiani* M, Leonard* JA, Cluff HD, Gates CC, Mariani S, Paquet PC, Vilà C, Wayne RK (2007) Differentiation of tundra/taiga and boreal coniferous forest wolves: genetics, coat colour and association with migratory caribou. Molecular Ecology 16, 4149-4170 (*Equal contribution)

Aspi J, Roininen E, Ruokonen M, Kojola I, Vilà C (2006) Genetic diversity, population structure, effective population size and demographic history of the Finnish wolf population. Molecular Ecology 15, 1561-1576

Atarhouch T, Ruber L, Gonzalez EG, Albert EM, Rami M, Dakkak A, Zardoya R (2006) Signature of an early genetic bottleneck in a population of Moroccan sardines (Sardina pilchardus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39, 373-383.

Bermejo M, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Illera G, Barroso A, Vilà C, Walsh PD (2006) Ebola outbreak killed 5000 gorillas. Science 314, 1564

Björnerfeldt S, Webster MT, Vilà C (2006) Relaxation of selective constraint on dog mitochondrial DNA following domestication. Genome Research 16, 990-994

Hailer F, Helander B, Folkestad AO, Ganusevich SA, Garstad S, Hauff P, Koren C, Nygård T, Volke V, Vilà C, Ellegren H (2006) Bottlenecked but long-lived: high genetic diversity retained in white-tailed eagles upon recovery from population decline. Biology Letters 2, 316-319

Maldonado JE, Leonard JA, Miranda GA, Ortega J, Wayne RK, Aguilera RJ (2006) Ten polymorphic microsatellite loci for the endangered Buena Vista Lake shrew (Sorex ornatus relictus). Molecular Ecology Notes 6, 349-352

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Sorenson MD, Negro JJ, Vilà C (2006) The ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis in Europe: natural colonization or human introduction? Molecular Ecology 15, 1441-1453.

Ramírez O, Altet L, Enseñat C, Vilà C, Sanchez A, Ruiz A (2006) Genetic assessment of the Iberian wolf Canis lupus signatus captive breeding program. Conservation Genetics 7, 861-878

Sundqvist A-K, Björnerfeldt S, Leonard JA, Hailer F, Hedhammar Å, Ellegren H, Vilà C (2006) Unequal contribution of sexes in the origin of dog breeds. Genetics 172, 1121-1128

Barnett R, Barnes I, Phillips MJ, Martin LD, Harington CR, Leonard JA, Cooper A (2005) Evolution of the extinct sabretooths (Smilodon and Homotherium) and American cheetahlike cat (Miracinonyx). Current Biology 15, 589-590

Leonard JA, Rohland N, Glaberman S, Fleischer RC, Caccone A, Hofreiter M (2005) A rapid loss of stripes: the evolutionary history of the extinct quagga. Biology Letters 1, 291-295

Leonard JA, Vilà C, Wayne RK (2005) Legacy lost: Genetic variability and population size of extirpated US grey wolves (Canis lupus.) Molecular Ecology 14, 9-17

Lindberg J, Björnerfeldt S, Saetre P, Svartberg K, Seehuus B, Bakken M, Vilà C, Jazin E (2005) Selection for tameness has changed brain gene expression in silver foxes. Current Biology 15, R915-R916

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Green AJ, Negro JJ, Sorenson MD (2005) Population structure and loss of genetic diversity in the endangered white-headed duck, Oxyura leucocephala. Conservation Genetics 6, 999-1015. Link

Muñoz-Fuentes V, Gyllenstrand N, Negro JJ, Green AJ, Vilà C (2005) Microsatellite markers for two stifftail ducks: the white-headed duck, Oxyura leucocephala, and the ruddy duck, O. jamaicensis. Molecular Ecology Notes 5, 263-265.

Vilà C, Seddon J, Ellegren H (2005) Genes of domestic mammals augmented by backcrossing with wild ancestors. Trends in Genetics 21, 214-218

Arrendal J, Walker CW, Sundqvist A-K, Hellborg L, Vilà C (2004) Genetic evaluation of an otter translocation program. Conservation Genetics 5, 79-88

Lindgren G, Backström N, Swinburne J, Hellborg L, Einarsson A, Sandberg K, Cothran G, Vilà C, Binns M, Ellegren H (2004) Limited number of patrilines in horse domestication. Nature Genetics 36, 335-336

Maldonado JE, Hertel F, Vilà C (2004) Discordant patterns of morphological variation in genetically divergent populations of ornate shrews (Sorex ornatus). Journal of Mammalogy 85, 886-896

Saetre P, Lindberg J, Leonard JA, Olsson K, Petersson U, Ellegren H, Bergström T, Vilà C, Jazin E (2004) From wild wolf to domestic dog: gene expression changes in the brain. Molecular Brain Research 126, 198-206

Vilà C, Leonard JA, Iriarte A, O'Brien SJ, Johnson WE, Wayne RK (2004) Detecting the vanishing populations of the highly endangered Darwin's fox, Pseudalopex fulvipes. Animal Conservation 7, 147-153

Adams JR, Leonard JA, Waits LP (2003) Widespread occurrence of a domestic dog mitochondrial DNA haplotype in southeastern USA coyotes. Molecular Ecology 12, 541-546

Flagstad Ø, Walker CW, Vilà C, Sundqvist A-K, Fernholm B, Hufthammer AK, Wiig Ø, Koyola I, Ellegren H (2003) Two centuries of the Scandinavian wolf population: patterns of genetic variability and migration during an era of dramatic decline. Molecular Ecology 12, 869-880

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Smith KG, Festa-Bianchet M (2003) Dynamics of hunted and unhunted mountain goat Oreamnos americanus populations. Wildlife Biology 9, 213-218.

Orlando L, Leonard JA, Laudet V, Guerin C, Hänni C (2003) Ancient DNA analysis reveals wooly rhino evolutionary relationships. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28, 76-90

Vilà C, Walker C, Sundqvist A-K, Flagstad Ø, Andersone Z, Casulli A, Kojola I, Valdmann H, Halverson J, Ellegren H (2003) Combined use of maternal, paternal and bi-parental genetic markers for the identification of wolf-dog hybrids. Heredity 90, 17-24

Vilà C, Sundqvist A-K, Flagstad Ø, Seddon J, Björnerfeldt S, Kojola I, Casulli A, Sand H, Wabakken P, Ellegren H (2003) Rescue of a severely bottlenecked wolf (Canis lupus) population by a single immigrant. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 270, 91-97

Ayuso A, Vilà C (2002) Desarrollo de técnicas no invasivas para el muestreo genético de la población escandinava de lobos (Canis lupus). Acta Granatense 1, 77-90

Hellborg L, Walker CW, Rueness EK, Stacy JE, Kojola I, Valdmann H, Vilà C, Zimmermann B, Jakobsen KS, Ellegren H (2002) Differentiation and levels of genetic variation in northern European lynx (Lynx lynx) populations revealed by microsatellites and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Conservation Genetics 3, 97-111

Leonard JA, Wayne RK, Wheeler J, Valadez R, Guillén S, Vilà C (2002) Ancient DNA evidence for Old World origin of New World dogs. Science 298, 1613-1616

Paxinos EE, James HF, Olson SL, Ballou JD, Leonard JA, Fleischer RC (2002) Prehistoric decline of genetic diversity in the nene. Science 296, 1827

Vilà C, Ayuso A (2002) Uso de métodos genéticos no invasivos para estimar el tamaño de la población de lobos (Canis lupus). Galemys 14, 60-63

Girman DJ, Vilà C, Geffen E, Creel S, Mills MGL, McNutt JW, Ginsberg J, Kat PW, Mamiya KH, Wayne RK (2001) Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow and genetic variability in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Molecular Ecology 10, 1703-1723

Gonzalez-Voyer A, Festa-Bianchet M, Smith KG (2001) Efficiency of aerial surveys of mountain goats. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29, 140-144.

Maldonado JE, Vilà C, Wayne RK (2001) Tripartite genetic subdivisions in the ornate shrew (Sorex ornatus). Molecular Ecology 10, 127-147

Sundqvist A-K, Ellegren H, Olivier M, Vilà C (2001) Y chromosome haplotyping in Scandinavian wolves (Canis lupus) based on microsatellite markers. Molecular Ecology 10, 1959-1966

Torres E, Lees DC, Vane-Wright RI, Kremen C, Leonard JA, Wayne RK (2001) Examining Monophyly in a Large Radiation of Madagascan Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Myscalesina) Based on Mitochondrial DNA Data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 20, 460-473

Vilà C, Ellegren H, Götherström A, Leonard JA, Wayne RK (2001) Tales from the DNA of domestic horses-Reply. Science 292, 218-219

Vilà C, Leonard JA, Götherström A, Marklund S, Sandberg K, Lidén K, Wayne RK, Ellegren H (2001) Widespread origins of domestic horse lineages. Science 291, 474-477

Walker CW, Vilà C, Landa A, Lindén M, Ellegren H (2001) Genetic variation and population structure in Scandinavian wolverine (Gulo gulo) populations. Molecular Ecology 10, 53-63

Leonard JA, Wayne RK, Cooper A (2000) Population genetics of Ice Age brown bears. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 97, 1651-1654

Urios V, Vilà C, Castroviejo J (2000) Estudio de la incidencia real de la depredación del lobo en la ganadería comparando dos métodos distintos. Galemys 12 (NE), 241-248

Vilà C (2000) Hibridación entre perros y lobos: revisión de estudios genéticos y análisis de la situación en la Península Ibérica. Galemys 12 (NE), 45-56

Vilà C, Amorim IR, Leonard JA , Posada D, Castroviejo J, Petrucci-Fonseca F, Crandall KA, Ellegren H, Wayne RK (1999) Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography and population history of the grey wolf Canis lupus. Molecular Ecology 8, 2089-2103

Vilà C, Maldonado J, Wayne JK (1999) Phylogenetic relationships, evolution, and genetic diversity of the domestic dog. Journal of Heredity 90, 71-77

Vilà C, Wayne RK (1999) Hybridization between wolves and dogs. Conservation Biology 13, 195-198

Wayne RK, Leonard JA, Cooper A (1999) Full of sound and fury: the recent history of ancient DNA. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 30, 457-477

Bergeron J-M, Goulet R, Gonzalez-Voyer A (1998) The use of coniferous seedlings as alternative food to protect red oak (Quercus rubra) from vole girdling. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 13, 50-53.

González S, Maldonado JE, Leonard JA, Vilà C, Barbanti Duarte JM, Merino M, Brum-Zorrilla N, Wayne RK (1998) Conservation genetics of the endangered Pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus). Molecular Ecology 7, 47-56

Hadly EA, Kohn MH, Leonard JA, Wayne RK (1998) A genetic record of population isolation in pocket gophers during holocene climatic change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 95, 6893-6896

Bascompte J, Vilà C (1997) Fractals and search paths in mammals. Landscape Ecology 12, 213-221

Vadillo JM, Reija J, Vilà C (1997) Distribución y selección de hábitat de la garduña (Martes foina, Erxleben, 1777) en Vizcaya y Sierra Salvada (Burgos). Doñana, Acta Vertebrata 24, 39-49

Vilà C, Maldonado J, Amorim IR, Wayne RK, Crandall KA, Honeycutt RL (1997) Man and his dog- Reply. Science 278, 206-207

Vilà C, Savolainen P, Maldonado JE, Amorim IR, Rice JE, Honeycutt RL, Crandall KA, Lundeberg J, Wayne RK (1997) Multiple and ancient origins of the domestic dog. Science 276, 1687-1689

Vilà C, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Oliva F (1996) Diurnal cycles in microhabitat use by forest passerines: consequences for community structure. Ibis 138, 308-314

Biquand S, Urios V, Boug A, Vilà C, Castroviejo J, Nader I (1994) Fishes as diet of a wolf (Canis lupus arabs) in Saudi Arabia. Mammalia 58, 492-494

Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Vilà C (1994) Habitat use in foraging treecreepers, Certhia spp.: orientation of flights. Bird Behaviour 10, 37-40

Vilà C, Castroviejo J (1994) Use of tiletamine and zolazepam to immobilize captive Iberian wolves (Canis lupus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 30, 119-122

Vilà C, Urios V, Castroviejo J (1994) Use of faeces for scent marking in Iberian wolves (Canis lupus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 72, 374-377

Vilà C, Urios V, Castroviejo J (1993) Tooth losses and anomalies in the wolf (Canis lupus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 71, 968-971

Vilà C, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (1992) Resource partitioning in forest passerines: the temporal dimension. Ardea 80, 383-388

Vilà C, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD (1992) Uso del hábitat por un grupo de passeriformes en un abetal pirenaico; caracterización y variación estacional. Historia Animalium 1, 99-108

Vilà C, Urios V, Castroviejo J (1990) Possible not male dominated interaction among Iberian wolves (Canis lupus). Mammalia 54, 312-314

 

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