Lucas Armand Wauters

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Name: WAUTERS Lucas
Nationality: Belgian
Birthplace/date: Lier (Belgium)/ 29 04 1962
Home address: Via C. Schuster 2, I-22070 Binago (Co), Italy
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Scientific publications in International Journal with Impact factor

Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1986) Dichtheid en home-ranges van een populatie eekhoorns Sciurus vulgaris L., 1758 in België. Lutra 29: 243-260.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1987) Activity budget and foraging behaviour of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris, Linnaeus, 1758) in a coniferous habitat. Z Säugetk 52: 341 352.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1988) The use of red squirrel dreys to estimate population density. J Zool, Lond 214: 179 187.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1989) Variation in length and body weight of the red squirrel in two different habitats. J Zool, Lond 217: 93 106.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1989) Body weight, longevity and reproductive success in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris). J Anim Ecol 58: 637 651.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1990) Nest-use by red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758). Mammalia 54: 377-389.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1990) Red squirrel population dynamics in different habitats. Z Säugetk 55: 161-175.
Wauters LA, De Vos R, Dhondt AA (1990). Factors affecting male mating success in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris). Eth Ecol Evol 2: 195-204.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1992). Spacing behaviour of red squirrels, Sciurus vulgaris: variation between habitats and the sexes. Anim Behav 43: 297-311.
Wauters LA, Swinnen C, Dhondt AA (1992) Activity budget and foraging behaviour of red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in coniferous and deciduous habitats. J Zool, Lond 227: 71-86.
Wauters LA, Bijnens L, Dhondt AA (1993) Body mass at weaning and juvenile recruitment in the red squirrel. J Anim Ecol 62: 280-286.
Wauters LA & Dhondt AA (1993) Immigration patterns and success in red squirrels. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 33: 159-167.
Lens L, Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1994) Nest-building by crested tit Parus cristatus males: an analysis of costs and benefits. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 35: 431-436.
Wauters LA, Casale P, Dhondt AA (1994) Space use and dispersal of red squirrels in fragmented habitats. Oikos 69: 140-146.
Wauters LA, Hutchinson Y, Parkin DT, Dhondt AA (1994) The effects of habitat fragmentation on demography and on the loss of genetic variation in the red squirrel. Proc Royal Soc B, Lond 255: 107-111.
Wauters LA, Matthysen E, Dhondt AA (1994) Survival and lifetime reproductive success in dispersing and resident red squirrels. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 34: 197-201.
Matthysen E, Lens L, Van Dongen S, Verheyen G, Wauters LA, Adriaensen F, Dhondt AA (1995) Diverse effects of forest fragmentation on a number of animal species. Belgian J Zool 125: 175-183.
Wauters LA, De Crombrugghe SA, Nour N, Matthysen E (1995) Do female roe deer in good condition produce more sons than daughters? Behav Ecol Sociobiol 37: 189-194.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA (1995) Components of lifetime reproductive success of female Eurasian red squirrels. Oikos 72: 402-410.
Wauters LA, Lens L (1995) Effects of food abundance and density on red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) reprodution. Ecology 76: 2460-2469.
Wauters LA, Lens L, Dhondt AA (1995) Variation in territory fidelity and territory shifts among red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, females. Anim Behav 49: 187-193.
Wauters LA, Suhonen J, Dhondt AA (1995) Fitness consequences of hoarding behaviour in the Eurasian red squirrel. Proc R Soc, Lond B. 262: 277-281.
Lens L, Wauters LA (1996) Effects of population growth on Crested Tit Parus cristatus post-fledging settlement. Ibis 138: 545-551.
Wauters LA, Casale P (1996) Long-term scatterhoarding in the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). J Zool, Lond 238: 195-207.
Wauters LA, Dhondt AA, Knothe H, Parkin DT (1996) Fluctuating asymmetry and body size as indicators of stress in red squirrel populations in woodland fragments. J Appl Ecol 33: 735-740.
Fornasari L, Casale P, Wauters LA (1997) Red squirrel conservation: the assessment of a reintroduction experiment. Ital J Zool 64: 163-167.
Lurz PPW, Garson P, Wauters LA (1997) Effects of temporal and spatial variation in habitat quality on red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, dispersal behaviour. Anim Behav 54: 427-435.
Wauters LA, Casale P, Fornasari L (1997) Post-release behaviour, home range establishment and settlement success of reintroduced red squirrels. Ital J Zool 64: 169-175.
Wauters LA, Gurnell J, Currado I, Mazzoglio PJ (1997) Grey squirrel Sciurus carolinensis management in Italy - squirrel distribution in a highly fragmented landscape. Wildlife Biology 3: 117-124.
Wauters LA, Somers SL, Dhondt AA (1997) Settlement behaviour and population dynamics of reintroduced red squirrels Sciurus vulgaris in a park in Antwerp, Belgium. Biol Cons 82: 101-107.
Wauters LA & Gurnell J (1999) The mechanism of replacment of red by grey squirrels: a test of the interference competition hypothesis. Ethology 105: 1053-1071
Cagnin M, Aloise G, Fiore F, Oriolo V, Wauters LA (2000) Habitat use and population density of the red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris meridionalis, in the Sila Grande mountain range (Calabria, South Italy). Ital J Zool 67: 81-87.
Lurz PWW, Garson PJ, Wauters LA (2000) Effects of temporal and spatial variations in food supply on the space and habitat use of red squirrels, Sciurus vulgaris L. J Zool, Lond 251: 167-178.
Wauters LA, Lurz PWW, Gurnell J (2000) The effects of interspecific competition by grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) on the space use and population dynamics of red squirrels (S. vulgaris) in conifer plantations. Ecol Research 15: 271-284.
Martinoli A, Preatoni DG, Chiarenzi B, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2001) Diet of stoats (Mustela erminea) in an Alpine habitat: The importance of fruit consumption in summer. Acta Oecol 22: 45-53.
Gurnell J, Wauters LA, Preatoni D, Tosi G (2001) Spacing behaviour, kinship, and population dynamics of grey squirrels in a newly colonized broadleaf woodland in Italy. Can J Zool 79: 1533-1543.
Lurz PWW, Rushton SP, Wauters LA, Bertolino S, Currado I, Mazzoglio P, Shirley MDF (2001) Predicting grey squirrel expansion in North Italy: a spatially explicit modelling approach. Landsc Ecol 16: 407-420.
Wauters LA, Gurnell J, Martinoli A, Tosi G (2001) Does interspecific competition with introduced grey squirrels affect foraging and food choice of Eurasian red squirrels? Anim Behav 61: 1079-1091.
Wauters LA, Gurnell J, Preatoni D, Tosi G (2001) Effects of spatial variation in food availability on spacing behaviour and demography of Eurasian red squirrels. Ecography 24: 525-538.
Wauters LA, 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)? Behav Ecol Sociobiol 51: 360-367.
Wauters LA, Gurnell J, Martinoli A, Tosi G (2002) Interspecific competition between native Eurasian red squirrels and alien grey squirrels: does resource competition occur? Behav Ecol Sociobiol 52: 332-341.
Bertolino S, Wauters LA, 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: 286-295.
Gagliardi A, Martinoli A, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2003) A floating platform: a solution to collecting pellets when cormorants roost over water. Waterbirds 26: 54-55.
Martinoli A, Gagliardi A, Preatoni DG, Di Martino S, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2003) The extent of great crested grebe predation on bleak in Lake Como, Italy. Waterbirds 26: 201-208.
Scherini GC, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2003) Social behaviour, reproductive biology and breeding success of Alpine Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus helveticus in northern Italy. Ardea 91: 11-23.
Chirichella R, Mattiroli S, Nodali M, Preatoni DG, Wauters LA, Tosi G, Martinoli A (2003) The Adamello-Brenta natural park bat community (Mammalia, Chiroptera): distribution and population status. Hystrix (n.s.) 14: 29-45.
Mustoni A, Carlini E, Chiarenti B, Chiozzini S, Lattuada E, Dupré E, Genovesi P, Pedrotti L, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2003) Planning the brown bear Ursus arctos reintroduction in the Adamello-Brenta natural park. A tool to establish a metapopulation in the Central-Eastern Alps. Hystrix (n.s.) 14: 3-27.
Bertolino S, Vizzini A, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2004) Consumption of hypogeous and epigeous fungi by the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in subalpine conifer forests. For Ecol Manage 202: 227-233.
Gurnell J, Wauters LA, Lurz PWW, Tosi G (2004) Alien species and interspecific competition: effects of introduced eastern grey squirrels on red squirrel population dynamics. J Anim Ecol 73: 26-35.
Wauters LA, Matthysen E, Adriaensen F, Tosi G (2004) Within-sex density dependence and population dynamics of red squirrels Sciurus vulgaris. J Anim Ecol 73: 11-25.
Wauters LA, Zaninetti M, Tosi G, Bertolino S (2004) Is coat-clour polymorphism in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris L.) adaptive? Mammalia 68: 37-48.
Preatoni D, Mustoni A, Martinoli A, Carlini E, Chiarenti B, Chiozzini S. Van Dongen S, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2005) Conservation of brown bear in the Alps: space use and settlement behavior of reintroduced bears. Acta Oecol 28: 189-197.
Preatoni DG, Nodari M, Chiricechella R, Tosi G, Wauters LA, Martinoli A (2005) Identifying bats from time-expanded recordings of search calls: comparing classification methods. J Wildl Manage 69: 1601-1614.
Tattoni C, Preatoni DG, Lurz PWW, Rushton SP, Tosi G, Bertolino S, Wauters LA (2005) Using GRASS and spatial explicit population dynamics modelling as a conservation tool to manage grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Northern Italy. Int J Geoinformatics 1: 71-77.
Tattoni C, Preatoni DG, Bertolino S, Martinoli A, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2005) Modelling the expansion of Grey Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Lombardy, northern Italy: implications for squirrel control. In: Nentwig, W. Et al. (eds) Biological Invasions – From Ecology to Control. Neobiota 6: 149-164.
Trizio I, Crestanello B, Galbusera P, Wauters LA, Tosi G, Matthysen E, Hauffe HC (2005) Geographical distance and physical barriers shape the genetic structure of Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Italian Alps. Mol Ecol 14: 469-481.
Wauters LA, Bertolino S, Adamo M, Van Dongen S, Tosi G (2005) Food shortage disrupts social organization: the case of red squirrels in conifer forests. Evol Ecol 19: 375-404.
Wauters LA, Tosi G, Gurnell J (2005) A review of the competitive effects of alien grey squirrels on behaviour, activity and habitat use of red squirrels in mixed, deciduous woodland in Italy. Hystrix 16: 27-40.
Boutin S, Wauters LA, McAdam AG, Humphries, MM, Tosi G, Dhondt AA (2006) Anticipatory Reproduction and population growth in seed predators. Science 314: 1928-1930.
Favaron M, Scherini GC, Preatoni D, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2006) Spacing behaviour and habitat use of rock ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) at low density in the Italian Alps. J Ornithol 147: 618-628.
Gagliardi A, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2006) Behavioural responses of great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) to dissuasion experiments: implications for management. Waterbirds 29: 105-114.
Molinari A, Wauters LA, Airoldi G, Cerinotti F, Martinoli A, Tosi G (2006) Cone selection by Eurasian red squirrels in mixed conifer forests in the Italian Alps. Acta Oecol 30: 1-10.
Martinoli A, Nodari M, Mastrota S, Spada M, Preatoni D, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2006) Recapture of ringed Eptesicus nilssonii (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) after 12 years: an example of high site fidelity. Mammalia 70: 331-332.
Tattoni C, Preatoni DG, Lurz PWW, Rushton SP, Tosi G, Bertolino S, Martinoli A, Wauters LA (2006) Modelling the expansion of a grey squirrel population: implications for squirrel control. Biol Invasions 8: 1605-1619. (doi:10.1007/s10530-005-3503-z)
Gagliardi A, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2007) From mass of body elements to fish biomass: a direct method to quantify food intake of fish eating birds. Hydrobiologia 583: 213-222.
Msoffe F, Mtuti FA, Galanti V, Tosi W, Wauters LA, Tosi G (2007) Comparing data of different survey methods for sustainable wildlife management in hunting areas: the case of Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem, northern Tanzania. Eur J Wildl Res 53: 112-124.
Rima P, Aloise G, Cagnin M, Wauters LA (2007) The use of species-specific cone remains of sympatric arboreal rodents to monitor their distribution. It J Zool 74: 289-296.
Wauters LA, Preatoni DG, Molinari A, Tosi G (2007) Radio-tracking squirrels: performance of home range density and linkage estimators with small range and sample size. Ecol Modelling 202: 333-344. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2006.11.001
Wauters LA, 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: 51-65.
Di Pierro E, Molinari A, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2008) Exclusive core areas and intrasexual territoriality in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) revealed by incremental cluster polygon analysis. Ecol Res 23: 529-542. DOI 10.1007/s11284-007-0401-0
Kvá? M, Hofmannová L, Bertolino S, Wauters LA, Modrý D (2008) Natural infection with two genotypes of Cryptosporidium in red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in Italy. Folia Parasitol 55: 95-99.
Mari V, Martini S, Romeo C, Molinari A, Martinoli A, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2008) Record litter size in the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). Hystrix 19: 61-65.
Wauters LA, 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: 104-114. (doi: 10.1111/j.2007.0906-7590.05251.x).
Verbeylen G, Wauters LA, De Bruyn L, Matthysen E (2009) Woodland fragmentation affects space use of Eurasian red squirrels. Acta Oecol 35: 94-103. (doi:10.1016/j.actao.2008.08.005).
Bertolino S, Wauters LA, Pizzul A, Molinari A, Lurz PWW, Tosi G (2009) A general approach of using hair-tubes to monitor the European red squirrel: A method applicable at regional and national scales. Mamm Bio 74: 210-219 (doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2009.02.003).
Grill A, Amori G, Aloise G, Lisi I, Tosi G, Wauters LA, Randi E (2009) Molecular phylogeography of European Sciurus vulgaris: refuge within refugia? Mol Ecol 18: 2687-2699 (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04215.x)
Rima PC, Cagnin M, Aloise G, Preatoni D, Wauters LA (2009) Scale-dependent environmental variables affecting red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris meridionalis) distribution. It J Zool 77: 92-101.
Salmaso F, Molinari A, Di Pierro E, Ghisla A, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Cerabolini B, Tosi G, Bertolino S, Wauters LA (2009) Estimating and comparing food availability for tree-seed predators in typical pulsed-resource systems: alpine conifer forests. Plant Biosystems 143: 258-267.
Di Pierro E, Bertolino S, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2010) Estimating offspring production using capture-mark-recapture and genetic methods in red squirrels. Ecol Res 25: 395-402.
Martinoli A, Bertolino S, Preatoni DG, Balduzzi A, Marsan A, Genovesi P, Tosi G, Wauters LA (2010) Headcount 2010: The multiplication of the grey squirrel intrdouced in Italy. Hystrix 21: 127-136.
Rodrigues D, Wauters LA, Romeo C, Mari V, Preatoni D, da L. Mathias M, Tosi G, Martinoli A (2010) Living on the edge: can Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) persist in extreme high-elevation habitats? Arct Antarct Alp Res 42: 106-112.
Wauters LA, Verbeylen G, Preatoni D, Martinoli A, Matthysen E (2010) Dispersal and habitat cuing of Eurasian red squirrels in fragmented habitats. Pop Ecol 52: 527-536. DOI 10.1007/s10144-010-0203-z
Wauters LA, Preatoni D, Martinoli A, Verbeylen G, Matthysen E (2011) No sex bias in natal dispersal of Eurasian red squirrels. Mamm Bio 76: 369-372. DOI 10.1016/j.mambio.2010.04.003
Zong C, Wauters LA, Van Dongen S, Mari V, Romeo C, Martinoli A, Preatoni D, Tosi G (2010) Annual variation in predation and dispersal of Arolla pine (Pinus cembra L.) seeds by Eurasian red squirrels and other seed-eaters. For Ecol Manage 260: 587-594. DOI 10.1016/j.foreco.2010.05.014
Romeo C, Wauters LA, Preatoni D, Tosi G, Martinoli A (2010) Living on the edge: Space use of Eurasian red squirrels in marginal high-elevation habitat. Acta Oecol 36: 604-610.
Bisi F, Nodari M, Dos Santos Oliviera NM, Masseroni E, Preatoni DG, Wauters LA, Tosi G, Martinoli A (2011) Space use patterns of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on the alps. Eur J Wildl Res 57: 305-312. Doi: 10.1007s/s10344-010-0429-2
Di Pierro E, Ghisla A, Wauters LA, Molinari A, Martinoli A, Gurnell J, Tosi G (2011) The effects of seed availability on habitat use by a specialist seed predator. Eur J Wildl Res 57: 585-595. Doi: 10.1007s/s10344-010-0469-7
Rubino FM, Martinoli Alessio, Pitton M, Di Fabio D, Caruso E, Banfi S, Tosi G, Wauters LA, Martinoli A (2012) Food choice of Eurasian red squirrels and concentrations of anti-predatory seconsary compounds. Mamm Bio 77: 332-338. Doi: 10.1016/j.mambio.2012.01.003
Zong C, Wauters LA, Rong K, Martinoli A, Preatoni DG, Tosi G (2012) Nutcrackers become choosy seed harvesters in a mast-crop year. Ethol Ecol Evol 24: 54-61.
Bisi F, Nodari M, Dos Santos Oliveira NM, Ossi F, Masseroni E, Preatoni DG, wauters LA, Martinoli A (2013) Habitat selection and activity patterns in Alpine mountain hare (Lepus timidus varronis). Mamm Bio 78: 28-33. DOI:10.1016/j.mambio.2012.05.004.
Romeo C, Pisanu B, Ferrari N, Basset F, Tillon L, Wauters LA, Martinoli A, Saino N, Chapuis J-L (2013) Macroparasite community of the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris): poor species richness and diversity. Parasitol Res 112:3527–3536. DOI 10.1007/s00436-013-3535-8
Bertolino S, Cordero di Montezemolo N, Preatoni DG, Wauters LA, Martinoli A (2014) A grey future for Europe: Sciurus carolinensis is replacing native red squirrels in Italy. Biol Invasions 16: 53-62. DOI 10.1007/s10530-013-0502-3
Romeo C, Ferrari N, Rossi C, Everest DJ, Grierson SS, Lanfranchi P, Martinoli A, Saino N, Wauters LA, Hauffe HC (2014) Ljungan Virus and an Adenovirus in Italian Squirrel Populations.
J Wildl Dis, 50(2) DOI: 10.7589/2013-10-260
Romeo C, Wauters LA, 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). Parasitol Res 113:3403–3408. doi: 10.1007/s00436-014-4005-7
Romeo C, Wauters LA, Ferrari N, Lanfranchi P, Martinoli A, Pisanu B, Preatoni DG, Saino N
(2014) Macroparasite Fauna of Alien Grey Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis): Composition, Variability and Implications for Native Species. PLoS ONE 9:e88002. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088002
Trizzino M, Bisi F, Morelli CE, Preatoni DG, Wauters LA, Martinoli A (2014) Spatial niche partitioning of two saproxylic sibling species (coleoptera, Cetoniidae, genus Gnorimus). Insect Cons Div 7: 223-231. Doi: 10.1111/icad.12052
Zong C, Mei S, Santicchia F, Wauters LA, Preatoni DG, Martinoli A (2014) Habitat effects on hoarding plasticity in the Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). Hystrix 25: 14-17.
Santicchia F, Romeo C, Martinoli A, Lanfranchi P, Wauters LA, Ferrari N (2015) Effects of habitat quality on parasite abundance: do forest fragmentation and food availability affect helminth infection in the Eurasian red squirrel? J Zool, Lond 296: 38-44. Doi: 10.1111/jzo.12215
Romeo C, Ferrari N, Lanfranchi P, Saino N, Santicchia F, Martinoli A, Wauters LA (2015). Biodiversity threats from outside to inside: effects of alien grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) on helminth community of native red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris). Parasitol Res Doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4466-3
Mazzamuto MV, PanzeriM, Wauters LA, Preatoni D, Martinoli A (2015) Knowledge, management and optimization: the use of live traps in control of non-native squirrels. Mammalia 80: 305-311. Doi: 10.1515/mammalia-2015-0006
Santicchia F, Romeo C, Grilli G, Vezzoso S, Wauters LA, Mazzamuto MV, Martinoli A, Ferrari N (2015) The use of uterine scars to exlore fecundity levels in invasive alien tree squirrels. Hystrix 26: 95-101. Doi:10.4404/hystrix-26.2-11428
Mazzamuto MV, Pisanu B, Romeo C, Ferrari N, Preatoni D, Wauters LA, Chapuis J-L, Martinoli A (2016) Poor parasite community of an invasive alien species: macroparasites of Pallas’s squirrel in Italy. Ann. Zool. Fennici 53: 103-112.
Ballingall, K. T., McIntyre, A., Lin, Z., Timmerman, N., Matthysen, E., Lurz, P. W., Melville, L., Wallace, A., Meredith, A.L., Romeo, C., Wauters, L. A., Sainsbury, A.W. & McInnes, C.J. (2016) Limited diversity associated with duplicated class II MHC-DRB genes in the red squirrel population in the United Kingdom compared with continental Europe. Conservation Genetics DOI 10.1007/s10592-016-0852-3.
Bisi, F., von Hardenberg, J., Bertolino, S., Wauters, L. A., Imperio, S., Preatoni, D. G., Mazzamuto, M.V., Provenzale, A. & Martinoli, A. (2016) Current and future conifer seed production in the Alps: testing weather factors as cues behind masting. European Journal of Forest Research 135:743–754.
Caravaggi, A., Leach, K., Santilli, F., Rintala, J., Helle P., Tiainen, J., Bisi, F., Martinoli, A., Montgomery, W.I., Reid, N. (2016) Niche overlap of mountain hare subspecies and the vulnerability of their ranges to invasion by the European hare; the (bad) luck of the Irish. Biological Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-016-1330-z
Dantzer, B., Santicchia, F., van Kesteren, F., Palme, R., Martinoli, A., & Wauters, L. A. (2016) Measurement of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite levels in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris): effects of captivity, sex, reproductive condition, and season. Journal of Mammalogy 97: 1385-1398.
Hofmannová, L., Romeo, C., Štohanzlová, L., Jirsová, D., Mazzamuto, M. V., Wauters, L. A., Ferrari, N. & Modrý, D. (2016) Diversity and host specificity of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in native and introduced squirrel species. European journal of protistology 56: 1-14.
Lioy, S., Mori, E., Wauters, L. A., & Bertolino, S. (2016) Weight operated see-saw feeding hoppers are not selective for red squirrels when greys are present. Mammalian Biology 81: 365-371.
Mazzamuto, M. V., Bisi, F., Wauters, L. A., Preatoni, D. G., & Martinoli, A. (2017) Interspecific competition between alien Pallas’s squirrels and Eurasian red squirrels reduces density of the native species. Biological Invasions doi: 10.1007/s10530-016-1310-3.
Mazzamuto M.V., Galimberti, A., Cremonesi, G., Pisanu, B., Chapuis, J.-L., Stuyck, J., Amori, G., Su, H., Aloise, G., Preatoni, D.G., Wauters, L.,A., Casiraghi, M., & Martinoli, A. (2016) Preventing species invasion: a role for integrative taxonomy? Integrative Zoology 11: 214–228.

Scientific books

GURNELL J, WAUTERS LA (1999) Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788. In: Mitchell-Jones A.J. et al. (eds) The Atlas of European Mammals. Academic Press, London, UK. Pp, 178-179.
GURNELL J, WAUTERS LA (1999) Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758. In: Mitchell-Jones A.J. et al. (eds) The Atlas of European Mammals. Academic Press, London, UK, pp. 180-181.
GURNELL J, WAUTERS LA (1999) Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas, 1779). In: Mitchell-Jones A.J. et al. (eds) The Atlas of European Mammals. Academic Press, London, UK, pp. 182-183.
WAUTERS LA (2000) Squirrels - Medium-sized Granivores in Woodland Habitats. - In: Halle, S. and Stenseth N. C. (eds) Activity Patterns in Small Mammals: a Comparative Ecological Approach. Ecological Studies 141, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 131-143.
MARTINOLI A, CHIRICHELLA R, MATTIROLI S, NODARI M, WAUTERS L, PREATONI D, TOSI G (2003) Linee guida per una efficace conservazione dei Chirotteri. Il contributo delle esperienze nei progetti Life Natura. Guidelines for a successful bat conservation strategy. The contribute of Life Nature projects experiences. Ed. Consorzio di gestione del Parco regionale Campo dei Fiori, pp. 121 (ed. bilingue italiano-inglese).
STEELE M, WAUTERS LA, LARSEN KW (2005) Selection, Predation and Dispersal of Seeds by Tree Squirrels in Temperate and Boreal Forests: are Tree Squirrels Keystone Granivores? – In: Forget J-M, Pierre-Michel Forget1, Lambert, J.E., Hulme, P.E. and Vander Wall, S.B. (eds) Seed Fate: Predation, Dispersal, and Seedling Establishment. CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, UK, pp. 205-221.
GURNELL J, LURZ PWW, WAUTERS LA (2015) Years of interactions and conflict in Europe: competition between Eurasian red squirrels and North American grey squirrels. – In: Shuttleworth CM, Lurz PWW, Hayward MW (eds) Red squirrels: Ecology, conservation and management in Europe. European Squirrel Initiative, pp. 19-37.
BERTOLINO S, MARTINOLI A, PAOLONI D, MARSAN A, WAUTERS LA (2015) The grey squirrel in Italy: impacts and management. – In: Shuttleworth CM, Lurz PWW, Hayward MW (eds) Red squirrels: Ecology, conservation and management in Europe. European Squirrel Initiative, pp. 163-173.
WAUTERS LA, MARTINOLI A (2018) Urban Biological Invasions: When vertebrates come to town. – In: Ossola A, Niemelä J (eds) Urban biodiversity: from research to practice. Routledge studies in urban ecology, Oxon, UK, pp. 87-100.

Popular Science books

WAUTERS L (1988) De eekhoorn. In: Desmet J. (ed) Dierenlevens. Gedrag en dagindeling van in het wild levende dieren in de Lage Landen. Ed. Lannoo, Tielt, Belgie, pp. 102-105.
SHERMAN P, WAUTERS LA (2001) Squirrels. - In: MacDonald, D (ed) New Encyclopedia of Mammals. Andromeda, Oxford, UK

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