Cox, K., Denoël, M., Van Calster, H., Speybroeck, J., Van de Poel, S., Lewylle, I., Verschaeve, L., Van Breusegem, A., Halfmaerten, D., & Adriaens, D. (2021). Scale-dependent effects of terrestrial habitat on genetic variation in the great crested newt (Triturus cristatus). Landscape Ecology, 36(10), 3029-3048.
Context Terrestrial landscapes surrounding aquatic habitat influence the persistence of amphibian spatially structured populations (SSPs) via their crucial role in providing estivation and overwintering sites ...
Dufresnes, C., Suchan, T., Smirnov, N. A., Denoël, M., Rosanov, J. M., & Litvinchuk, S. M. (2021). Revisiting a speciation classic: Comparative analyses support sharp but leaky transitions between Bombina toads. Journal of Biogeography, 48(3), 548-560.
Aim – The amount of gene flow between parapatric species can be greatly variable depending on how species boundaries are maintained in respect to numerous genetic and ecological factors that affect the ...
Băncilă, R. I., Plăiaşu, R., Stănescu, F., Schmidt, B. R., Nae, I., & Denoël, M. (2021). Food level and light conditions affect the antipredator behavior in larvae of a stream-breeding amphibian. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 75(2), 36.
Understanding how long-term changes in environmental conditions influence the way that individuals cope with threats is essential in the context of behavioral adaptation to a rapidly changing world. However ...
Lejeune, B., Bissey, L., Didaskalou, E., Sturaro, N., Lepoint, G., & Denoël, M. (2021). Progenesis as an intrinsic factor of ecological opportunity in a polyphenic amphibian. Functional Ecology, 35(2), 546-560.
1. Paedomorphosis, a developmental heterochrony involving the retention of larval traits at the adult stage, is considered a major evolutionary process because it can generate phenotypic variation without ...
Schabetsberger, R., Grapci-Kotori, L., Ibrahimi, H., Bilalli, A., Levkov, Z., Jersabek, C. D., Vorage, M., Denoël, M., Kaiser, R., Pall, K., Eisendle, U., Eder, E., & Sadiku, A. (2021). First limnological characterization of Lakes Leqinat and Drelaj in Bjeshkët e Nemuna National Park, Kosovo. Eco.mont, 13(1), 12-21.
The Balkan Peninsula is a biodiversity hotspot and hosts numerous mountain lakes, which offer a refuge for a multitude of species. However, previous pristine habitats have been deeply affected by anthropogenic ...
Bonett, R. M., Ledbetter, N. M., Hess, A. J., Herrboldt, M. A., & Denoël, M. (2021). Repeated ecological and life cycle transitions make salamanders an ideal model for evolution and development. Developmental Dynamics, n/a(n/a).
Observations on the ontogeny and diversity of salamanders provided some of the earliest evidence that shifts in developmental trajectories have made a substantial contribution to the evolution of animal forms ...
Székely, D., Cogălniceanu, D., Székely, P., & Denoël, M. (2020). Adult—Juvenile interactions and temporal niche partitioning between life-stages in a tropical amphibian. PLoS ONE, 15(9), 0238949.
Divergence in ecological niche offers organisms the opportunity of exploiting different food and habitat resources, scaling down competition and predation both among species, and within different age or size ...
Lucati, F., Poignet, M., Miró, A., Trochet, A., Aubret, F., Barthe, L., Bertrand, R., Buchaca, T., Calvez, O., Caner, J., Darnet, E., Denoël, M., Guillaume, O., Le Chevalier, H., Martínez-Silvestre, A., Mossoll-Torres, M., O’Brien, D., Osorio, V., Pottier, G., Richard, M., Sabás, I., Souchet, J., Tomàs, J., & Ventura, M. (2020). Multiple glacial refugia and contemporary dispersal shape the genetic structure of an endemic amphibian from the Pyrenees. Molecular Ecology, 29(15), 2904-2921.
Historical factors (colonization scenarios, demographic oscillations) and contemporary processes (population connectivity, current population size) largely contribute to shaping species’ present-day genetic ...
Carion, A., Markey, A., Hétru, J., Carpentier, C., Suarez-Ulloa, V., Denoël, M., Earley, R. L., & Silvestre, F. (2020). Behavior and gene expression in the brain of adult self-fertilizing mangrove rivulus fish (Kryptolebias marmoratus) after early life exposure to the neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA). NeuroToxicology, 79, 110-121.
β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA), a neurotoxin naturally produced by cyanobacteria, diatoms and dinoflagellates, constitutes a serious environmental and health threat especially during acute blooms, which are ...
Székely, D., Cogalniceanu, D., Székely, P., Armijos-Ojeda, D., Espinosa-Mogrovejo, V., & Denoël, M. (2020). How to recover from a bad start: size at metamorphosis affects growth and survival in a tropical amphibian. BMC Ecology, 20, 24.
Background: In species with complex life cycles, size at metamorphosis is a key life-history trait which reflects the complex interactions between costs and benefits of life in the aquatic and terrestrial ...
Toli, E. A., Chavas, C., Denoël, M., Bounas, A., & Sotiropoulos, K. (2020). A subtle threat: behavioral and phenotypic consequences of invasive mosquitofish on a native paedomorphic newt. Biological Invasions, 22(4), 1299-1308.
Aquatic invaders often cause severe declines of native amphibian populations, either through competition, predation and/or alterations of the habitat. Such situation has raised additional concerns for the ...
Cayuela, H., Valenzuela-Sánchez, A., Teulier, L., Martínez-Solano, Í., Léna, J.-P., Merilä, J., Muths, E., Shine, R., Quay, L., Denoël, M., Clobert, J., & Schmidt, B. R. (2020). Determinants and Consequences of Dispersal in Vertebrates with Complex Life Cycles: A Review of Pond-Breeding Amphibians. Quarterly Review of Biology, 95(1), 1-36.
Dispersal is a central process in ecology and evolution. It strongly influences the dynamics of spatially structured populations and affects evolutionary processes by shaping patterns of gene flow. For these ...
Denoël, M. (2020). Préservation de la biodiversité. Lettres ouvertes au Parlement européen. Courrier de la Nature, 321, 18-19.
Dufresnes, C., Mazepa, G., Jablonski, D., Oliveira, R. C., Wenseleers, T., Shabanov, D. A., Auer, M., Ernst, R., Koch, C., Ramírez-Chaves, H. E., Mulder, K. P., Simonov, E., Tiutenko, A., Kryvokhyzha, D., Wennekes, P. L., Zinenko, O. I., Korshunov, O. V., Al-Johany, A. M., Peregontsev, E. A., Masroor, R., Betto-Colliard, C., Denoël, M., Borkin, L. J., Skorinov, D. V., Pasynkova, R. A., Mazanaeva, L. F., Rosanov, J. M., Dubey, S., & Litvinchuk, S. (2019). Fifteen shades of green: The evolution of Bufotes toads revisited. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 141, 106615.
The radiation of Palearctic green toads (Bufotes) holds great potential to evaluate the role of hybridization in phylogeography at multiple stages along the speciation continuum. With fifteen species ...
Dufresnes, C., Strachinis, I., Suriadna, N., Mykytynets, G., Cogălniceanu, D., Székely, P., Vukov, T., Arntzen, J. W., Wielstra, B., Lymberakis, P., Geffen, E., Gafny, S., Kumlutaş, Y., Ilgaz, Ç., Candan, K., Mizsei, E., Szabolcs, M., Kolenda, K., Smirnov, N., Géniez, P., Lukanov, S., Crochet, P.-A., Dubey, S., Perrin, N., Litvinchuk, S. N., & Denoël, M. (2019). Phylogeography of a cryptic speciation continuum in Eurasian spadefoot toads (Pelobates). Molecular Ecology, 28(13), 3257-3270.
Cryptic phylogeographic diversifications provide unique models to examine the role of phylogenetic divergence on the evolution of reproductive isolation, without extrinsic factors such as ecological and ...