Publications N. Pezaro

Pezaro, N.,  Doody, J.S.,Green, B. and Thompson, M.B. 2013. Hatching and residual yolk internalization in lizards: evolution, function and fate of the amnion. Evolution & Development, 15(2):87-95.

Pezaro, N., Thompson, M.B., and Doody, J.S. 2016. Seasonal sex ratios and the evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination in oviparous lizards. Evolutionary Ecology, 1-15 http://doi.org/10.1007/s10682-016-9820-0





Publications G. Sevillya

  • G. Sevillya, W. Frenkel, and S. Snir. Triplet MaxCut: A New Toolkit for Rooted Supertree. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2016.
  • G. Sevillya, O. Adato and S. Snir. Detecting Horizontal Gene Transfer: A Probabilistic Approach, The International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA), 2018 (accepted, invited to special issue of BMC Genomics).




Publications Matěj Lövy

Lövy M, Šklíba J, Hrouzková E, Dvořáková V, Nevo E, Šumbera R (2015) Habitat and Burrow System Characteristics of the Blind Mole Rat Spalax galili in an Area of Supposed Sympatric Speciation. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0133157. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133157

Šklíba J, Lövy M, Hrouzková E, Kott O, Okrouhlík J, Šumbera R (2014) Social and environmental influences on daily activity pattern in free-living subterranean rodents: the case of a eusocial bathyergid. Journal of Biological Rhythms 29(3): 203-214.

Lövy M, Riegert J (2013) Home range and land use in urban Long-eared Owls. Condor 115(3):551-557.

Hadid Y, Tzur S, Pavlíček T, Šumbera R, Šklíba J, Lövy M, Fragman-Sapir O, Beiles A, Arieli R, Raz S, Nevo E (2013) Possible incipient sympatric ecological speciation in blind mole rats (Spalax). PNAS 110(7): 2587-2592.

Lövy M, Šklíba J, Šumbera R (2013) Spatial and Temporal Activity Patterns of the Free-Living Giant Mole-Rat (Fukomys mechowii), the Largest Social Bathyergid. PLos ONE 8(1): e55357. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055357.

Lövy M, Šklíba J, Šumbera R, Burda H (2012) Ecological characteristics in habitats of two African mole-rat species with different social systems in an area of sympatry: implications for the evolution of mole-rat sociality. Journal of Zoology 286(2): 145-153.

Šklíba J, Mazoch V, Patzenhauerová H, Hrouzková E, Lövy M, Kott O, Šumbera R (2012) A maze-lover's dream: Burrow architecture, natural history and habitat characteristics of Ansell's mole-rat (Fukomys anselli). Mammalian Biology 77(6): 420-427.

Šálek M, Lövy M (2012) Spatial ecology and habitat selection of Little Owl Athene noctua during the breeding season in Central European farmland. Bird Conservation International (22): 328-338.

Šumbera R, Mazoch V, Patzenhauerová H, Lövy M, Šklíba J, Bryja J, Burda H (2012) Burrow architecture, family composition and habitat characteristics of the largest social African mole-rat: the giant mole-rat constructs really giant burrow systems. Acta Theriologica 57(2): 121-130.

Zelová J, Šumbera R, Okrouhlík J, Šklíba J, Lövy M, Burda H (2011) A seasonal difference of daily energy expenditure in a free-living subterranean rodent, the silvery mole-rat (Heliophobius argenteocinereus; Bathyergidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A – Molecular & Integrative Physiology 158(1): 17-21.

Riegert J, Lövy M, Fainová D (2009) Diet composition of Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus and Long-eared Owl Asio otus coexisting in an urban environment. Ornis Fennica 86: 123-130.

Publications Ori Segev

1. Segev, O., Ziv, M., and Lubin, Y. (2003). Sperm precedence and the male mating system in a desert widow spider. Journal of Arachnology. 31: 379-393.

2. Segev, O., and Blaustein, L. (2007). Priority effects of the early breeding Fire Salamander on the late breeding Banded Newt. Hydrobiologia. 583: 275-283.

3. Bar-David, S., Segev, O., Peleg, N., Hill, N., Templeton, A.R., Schultz, C.B., and Blaustein, L. (2007). Long distance movements by Fire
Salamanders (Salamandra infraimmaculata) and implications for habitat fragmentation. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution. 53: 143-159.

4. Segev, O., Mangel, M., and Blaustein, L. (2009). Deleterious effects by mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) on the endangered fire salamander (Salamandra infraimmaculata). Animal Conservation. 12: 29-37.

5. Segev, O. (2009). Background and predation induced color-change in Fire Salamander larvae. Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution. 55: 359-369. [Naomi Bouskila Award - best student paper published in the Israel Journal Ecology & Evolution, 2010].

6. Segev, O., Hill, N., Templeton, A.R., and Blaustein, L. (2010). Population size, structure and phenology of an endangered salamander at temporary and permanent breeding sites. Journal for Nature Conservation. 18: 189-195.

7. Segev, O., Mangel, M., Wolf, N., Sadeh, A., Kershenbaum, A., and Blaustein, L. (2011). Spatiotemporal reproductive strategies in the fire salamander: a model and empirical test. Behavioral Ecology. 22: 670-678.

8. Segev, O., Andreone, F., Pala, R., Tessa, G., Vences, M. (2012). Reproductive phenology of the Tomato Frog, Dyscophus antongili, in an urban pond of Madagascar's east coast. Acta Herpetologica. 7: 331-334.

9. Blank, L., Sinai, I., Peleg, N., Segev, O., Sadeh, A., Bar-David, S., Alan R. Templeton, A. R., Merilä, J., and Blaustein L. (2013). Genetic population structure of the endangered fire salamander (Salamandra infraimmaculata) at the southernmost extreme of its distribution. Animal Conservation. 16: 212-221.

10. Segev, O., and Blaustein, L. (2014). Influence of water velocity and predation risk on fire salamander (Salamandra infraimmaculata) larval drift between temporary pools in ephemeral streams. Freshwater Science. 33: 950-957.

11. Heinermann, J., Rodríguez, A., Segev, O., Edmonds, D., Dolch, R., and Vences, M. (2015). Year-round activity patterns in a hyperdiverse community of rainforest amphibians in Madagascar. Journal of Natural History. (ahead-of-print), 1-19.‏

12. Solà, E., Sluys, R., Segev, O., Blaustein, L., and Riutort, M. (2015). The taxonomic status of Dugesia biblica from Israel and Turkey (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae). Zookeys. 506: 1-16.

13. Segev, O., Polevikove, A., Blank, L., Goedbloed, D., Küpfer, E.,
Gershberg, A., Koplovich, A., and Blaustein, L. (2015). Effects of tail-clipping and tail regeneration rates in a larval urodele of the Near Eastern fire salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata. PloS one. 10(6): e0128077.

14. Segev, O., Rodríguez, A., Hauswaldt, S., Hugemann, K., and Vences, M. (2015). Flatworms (Schmidtea nova) prey upon embryos of the common frog (Rana temporaria) and induce minor developmental acceleration. Amphibia-Reptilia. 36: 155-163.

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