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Maria Vittoria Mazzamuto

GPM


Pubblicazioni

Peer-reviewed papers
Timing of resource availability drives divergent social systems and home range dynamics in ecologically similar tree squirrels. 2020. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Invitation for Special Issue “Ecological, Behavioral and Genomic Consequences in the Rodent Family Sciuridae: Why Are Squirrels So Diverse?” 10.3389/fevo.2020.00174
Mazzamuto M.V., Merrick M., Bisi F., Koprowski J., Wauters L., Martinoli A.

Fire impacts on a forest obligate: western gray squirrel response to burn severity. 2020. Mammalian Biology accepted.
Mazzamuto M.V., Mazzella M., Merrick M., Koprowski J.

Search for polyoma-, herpes-, and bornaviruses in squirrels of the family Sciuridae. 2020. Virology Journal 17, 42. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-020-01310-4
Schulze V., Lurz P.W.W., Ferrari N., Romeo C., Steele M.A., Marino S., Mazzamuto M.V., Calvignac-Spencer S., Schlottau K., Beer M., Ulrich R.G., Ehlers B.

Interspecific competition affects the expression of personality-traits in natural populations. 2019. Scientific Reports 9, 11189.
Wauters, L.A.*, Mazzamuto, M.V.*, Santicchia, F., Van Dongen, S., Preatoni, D.G., Martinoli, A.
*equal contribution

The value of by-catch data: how species-specific surveys can serve non-target species. 2019. European Journal of Wildlife Research 65, 68
Mazzamuto, M.V., Lo Valvo, M., Anile, S.

Distribution of Wildlife and Illegal Human Activities in the Lampi Marine National Park (Myanmar). 2019. Environmental Conservation:1–8 doi:10.1017/S0376892918000486
Bisi, F., Gagliardi A., Cremonesi G., Colombo R., Mazzamuto M.V., Wauters L. A., Preatoni D. G., Martinoli A.

British Red Squirrels Remain the Only Known Wild Rodent Host for Leprosy Bacilli. 2019. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6 doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.0000
Schilling A-K, Avanzi C., Ulrich R.G., Busso P., Pisanu B., Ferrari N., Romeo C., Mazzamuto M.V., McLuckie J., Shuttleworth C.M., Del-Pozo J., Lurz P.W.W., Escalante-Fuentes W.G., Ocampo-Candiani J., Vera-Cabrera L., Stevenson K., Chapuis J-L, Meredith A.L., Cole S.T.

Behavioural and population responses of ground-dwelling rodents to forest edges. 2018. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 29:211–215.
Mazzamuto M. V., L. A. Wauters D. G. Preatoni, Martinoli A.

Rodents in the arena: a critical evaluation of methods measuring personality traits. 2019. Ethology Ecology & Evolution: online first 31(1):38-58 doi: 10.1080/03949370.2018.1488768
Mazzamuto M.V., Cremonesi G., Santicchia F., Preatoni D. G., Martinoli A., Wauters L.A.

Recapture of a banded Bechstein’s bat (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) after 16 years: an example of high swarming site fidelity. 2018. Mammalian Biology 91: 7-9.
Bologna S., Mazzamuto M.V., Molinari A., Mazzaracca S., Spada M., Wauters L.A., Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Native and introduced squirrels in Italy host different Cryptosporidium spp. 2017. European Journal of Protistology 61: 64-75.
Prediger J., Hor?i?ková M., Hofmannová L., Sak B., Ferrari N., Mazzamuto M.V., Romeo C., Wauters L.A., McEvoy J., Kvá? M.

Interspecific competition between alien Pallas’s squirrels and Eurasian red squirrels reduces density of the native species. 2017. Biological Invasions 19(2): 723-735
Mazzamuto M.V., Bisi F., Wauters L.A., Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Space invaders: effects of invasive alien Pallas's squirrel on home range and body mass of native red squirrel. 2017. Biological Invasions 19 (6): 1863–1877.
Mazzamuto M.V., Morandini M., Panzeri M., Wauters L., Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Knowledge, management and optimization: the use of live traps in control of non-native squirrels. 2016. Mammalia 80(3): 305-311.
Mazzamuto M.V., Panzeri M., Wauters L., Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Poor parasite community in an invasive alien species: macroparasites of Pallas’s squirrels in Italy. 2016. Annales Zoologici Fennici 53 (1-2): 103-112.
Mazzamuto M.V., Pisanu B., Chapuis J-L., Romeo C., Ferrari N., Wauters L., Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Preventing species invasion: a role for integrative taxonomy? 2016. Integrative Zoology 11(3): 214-228.
Mazzamuto M.V., Galimberti A., Cremonesi G., Pisanu B., Chapuis J-L., Stuyck J., Amori G., Su H-J., Aloise G., Preatoni D., Wauters L., Casiraghi M., Martinoli A.

Current and future conifer seed production in the Alps: testing weather factors as cues behind masting. 2016. European Journal of Forest Research 135(4): 743-754.
Bisi F., von Hardenberg J., Bertolino S., Wauters L.A., Imperio S., Preatoni D.G., Provenzale A., Mazzamuto M.V., Martinoli A.

Diversity and host specificity of coccidia (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in native and introduced squirrel species. 2016. European Journal of Protistology 56: 1-14.
Hofmannová L., Romeo C., Štohanzlová L., Jirsová D., Mazzamuto M.V., Wauters L.A., Ferrari N., Modrý D.

The use of uterine scars to explore fecundity levels in invasive alien tree squirrels. 2015. Hystrix The
Italian Journal Of Mammalogy 26(2): 95-101.
Santicchia F., Romeo C., Grilli G., Vezzoso L., Wauters L.A., Mazzamuto M.V., Martinoli A., Ferrari N.

Survey on parasitic infections in wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris Schreber, 1777) by scat collection. 2015. Parasitology Research 115(1):255-61.
Napoli E., Anile S., Arrabito C., Scornavacca D., Mazzamuto M.V., Gaglio G., Otranto D., Giannetto S., Brianti E.

A non-invasive monitoring on European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris Schreber, 1777) in Sicily using hair trapping and camera trapping: does it work? 2012. Hystrix The Italian Journal Of Mammalogy 23 (2): 44–49
Anile S., Arrabito C., Mazzamuto M.V., Scornavacca D., Ragni B.

Technical reports
2015 Regional wildlife and hunting plan. Fondazione Lombardia per l’Ambiente and Istituto Oikos srl.
2014 Drafting of the new risk assessment protocol for the Pallas’s squirrel (Callosciurus erythraeus) in Europe. M.V. Mazzamuto, L. Wauters, A. Martinoli, S. Bertolino. ARES(2014)2425342. Organisation and running of a scientific workshop to complete selected invasive alien species (IAS) risk assessments. Brussels, European Commission.
Conference papers

Conference Talks
Oct 2019 Invasive Species in Urban and Suburban Areas: The Eradication of Alien Squirrels in Italy. The Wildlife Society & American Fisheries Society Joint Annual Conference, Reno (NV, USA)
Mazzamuto M.V., Wauters L.A, Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Oct 2019 Timing of Resource Availability Drives Social Evolution and Space Use of Two Similar Tree Squirrels. The Wildlife Society & American Fisheries Society Joint Annual Conference, Reno (NV, USA)
Mazzamuto M.V., Merrick M., Bisi F., Koprowski J., Martinoli A., Wauters L.

Jun 2019 Resource availability and defense drive divergent home range dynamics in two ecologically similar tree squirrels. 99th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists, Washington D.C. (USA)
Mazzamuto M.V., Merrick M., Bisi F., Koprowski J., Martinoli A., Wauters L.

Jun 2018 Eradication of Alien Squirrels in Italy: Difficult but not (Im)Possible? International Squirrel Colloquium, Galway (Ireland)
Mazzamuto M.V., Wauters L.A, Martinoli A., Preatoni D., Balduzzi A., Marsan A., Bertolino S.

Jun 2018 Interspecific completion and the expression of personality traits in tree squirrels. International Squirrel Colloquium, Galway (Ireland)
Wauters L.A, Mazzamuto M.V., Santicchia F., Martinoli A., Matthysen E.

Jun 2018 Life on the edge: small mammals and ecotonal habitats. XI Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Florence (Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Wauters L.A, Preatoni D., Martinoli A.

Jun 2018 The role of personality in interspecific competition: first insight on tree squirrels. XI Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Florence (Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Santicchia F., Martinoli A., Wauters L.A

Jun 2018 First evidences on raccoon control program in Lombardy. XI Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Florence (Italy)
Panzeri M., Costa A., Pogliani G., Bisi F.,Mazzamuto M.V., De Filippi G., Preatoni D.G., Wauters L.A., Martinoli A.

Oct 2017 Squirrel invasions and their parasites: macroparasites of Pallas’s squirrel in Italy. IV National Congress of Wildlife Eco-pathology, Domodossola (Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V, Romeo C., Ferrari N., Preatoni D., Wauters L., Martinoli A.

Nov 2017 Not just a matter of personality: arena test and the measure of individual variation in personality traits. 3° National Congress on Small Mammals, Colle Val d’Elsa (SI, Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Cremonesi G., Santicchia F., Preatoni D., Martinoli A., Wauters L.A.

Jun 2016 Survey on parasitic infections in wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris Shrener, 1777) by scat collection. XXIX Congress of the Italian Society of Parasitologists (SoIPa), Bari (Italy)
Napoli E., Anile S., Arrabito C., Scornavacca D., Mazzamuto M.V., Gaglio G., Otranto D., Giannetto S., Brianti E.

Apr 2016 Ecology, management and impacts of the invasive Pallas’s squirrel in Italy. X Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Acquapendente (VT, Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Morandini M., Panzeri M., Preatoni D.G., Wauters L.A., Martinoli A.

Apr 2016 Understanding invaders: how an easy evaluation of fecundity and body condition may help management. X Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Acquapendente (VT, Italy)
Romeo C., Santicchia F., Fesce E., Mazzamuto M.V., Vezzoso S., Grilli G., Martinoli A., Wauters L.A., Ferrari N.

Apr 2016 Integrative taxonomy and bioinvasions: a useful approach to identify and manage new sciurids in Europe. X Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Acquapendente (VT, Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Galimberti A., Cremonesi G., Pisanu B., Chapuis J-L., Stuyck J., Amori G., Su H-J., Aloise G., Preatoni D., Wauters L., Casiraghi M., Martinoli A.

Jun 2015 Callosciurus erythraeus and Sciurus vulgaris in Italy: a new case study of competition between invasive and native species. International Colloquium on Arboreal Squirrels, Helsinki (Finland)
Mazzamuto M.V., Morandini M., Panzeri M., Molinari A., Wauters L.A., Preatoni D.G., Martinoli A.

May 2014 Removing alien species to preserve native communities: an evaluation of the EC-SQUARE LIFE project results on squirrel management. IX Congress of the Italian Mammal Society (Associazione Teriologica Italiana- ATIt), Civitella Alfedena (AQ, Italy)
Bertolino S., Cordero di Montezemolo N., Preatoni D.G., Wauters L.A., Mazzamuto M.V., Panzeri M., Sonzogni D., Spada M., Balduzzi A., Marsan A., Fasce E., Garrone A., Martinoli A.

Oct 2013 Space use of introduced Callosciurus cfr. erythraeus in the North of Italy. 2° National Congress on Small Mammals, Ercolano (NA, Italy)
Mazzamuto M.V., Panzeri M., Sonzogni D., Molinari A., Wauters L.A., Martinoli A., Preatoni D.G.

May 2012 Helminthic fauna of wildcats (Felis silvestris silvestris) in southern Italy. VIII Congress of the Italian Mammal Society, Piacenza (Italy)
Brianti E., Gaglio G., Anile S., Arrabito C., Mazzamuto M.V., Scornavacca D., Ragni B., Mallia E., Randi E., Mattucci F.
Published on Hystrix The Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp. 2012, p: 44





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Associazione Teriologica Italiana Onlus
Dipartimento di Biologia e Biotecnologie "Charles Darwin"
Università di Roma "La Sapienza" - Viale dell'Università, 32
I-00185 Roma (RM)