Sillero, N., Campos, J., Bonardi, A., Corti, C., Creemers, R., Crochet, P.-A., Crnobrnja Isailović, J., Denoël, M., Ficetola, G. F., Gonçalves, J., Kuzmin, S., Lymberakis, P., de Pous, P., Rodríguez, A., Sindaco, R., Speybroeck, J., Toxopeus, B., Vieites, D. R., & Vences, M. (2018). NA2RE is reliable but aims for improvement: an answer to Vamberger and Fritz (2018). Biologia, 73(11), 1131-1135.
A recent paper has suggested that NA2RE, the New Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles of Europe, does not provide a reliable basis for ecological niche modelling studies due to errors flagging introductions and ...
Wielstra, B., Canestreli, D., Cvijanović, M., Denoël, M., Fijarczyk, A., Jablonski, D., Liana, M., Naumov, B., Olgun, K., Pabijan, M., Pezzarossa, A., Popgeorgiev, G., Salvi, D., Si, Y., Sillero, N., Sotiropoulos, K., Zieliński, P., & Babik, W. (2018). The distributions of the six species constituting the smooth newt species complex (Lissotriton vulgaris sensu lato and L. montandoni) – an addition to the New Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles of Europe. Amphibia-Reptilia, 39(2), 252-259.
The ‘smooth newt’, the taxon traditionally referred to as Lissotriton vulgaris, consists of multiple morphologically distinct taxa. Given the uncertainty concerning the validity and rank of these taxa, L ...
Denoël, M., & Winandy, L. (2015). The importance of phenotypic diversity in conservation: Resilience of palmate newt morphotypes after fish removal in Larzac ponds (France). Biological Conservation, 192, 402-408.
Resilience of organisms after threat removal is an essential feature to justify conservation efforts. Amphibians are particularly threatened with a worldwide decline, showing a low resistance to invaders such ...
Sillero, N., Campos, J., Bonardi, A., Corti, C., Creemers, R., Crochet, P.-A., Crnobrnja Isailovic, J., Denoël, M., Ficetola, G. F., Gonçalves, J., Kuzmin, S., Lymberakis, P., de Pous, P., Rodriguez, A., Sindaco, R., Speybroeck, J., Toxopeus, B., Vieites, D. R., & Vences, M. (2014). Updated distribution and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles of Europe. Amphibia-Reptilia, 35(1), 1-31.
A precise knowledge of the spatial distribution of taxa is essential for decision-making processes in land management and biodiversity conservation, both for present and under future global change scenarios ...
Denoël, M. (2012). Newt decline in Western Europe: highlights from relative distribution changes within guilds. Biodiversity and Conservation, 21(11), 2887-2898.
The recent increase in the number of monitoring schemes has formed the basis for high quality distribution atlases. This provides the opportunity of estimating global and specific decline patterns across ...
Denoël, M., Ficetola, G. F., Cirovic, R., Radovic, D., Dzukic, G., Kalezic, M. L., & Vukov, T. D. (2009). A multi-scale approach to facultative paedomorphosis of European newts (Salamandridae) in the Montenegrin karst: Distribution pattern, environmental variables, and conservation. Biological Conservation, 142(3), 509-517.
Facultative paedomorphosis, a process in which newt larvae can opt for reproduction before or after metamorphosis, is geographically heterogeneous. Despite numerous ecological studies and recent evidence of ...
Denoël, M. (2007). Priority areas of intraspecific diversity: Larzac, a global hotspot for facultative paedomorphosis in amphibians. Animal Conservation, 10(1), 110-116.
Although the designation of biodiversity hotspots is a valuable tool to improve conservation efforts, this is a concept primarily based on species diversity. In consequence, another component of biodiversity ...
Denoël, M. (2007). Le Triton alpestre, Triturus alpestris (Laurenti, 1768). In J.-P., Jacob, C., Percsy, H., de Wavrin, E., Graitson, T., Kinet, M., Denoël, M., Paquay, N., Percsy, & A., REmacle (Eds.), Amphibiens et Reptiles de WAllonie (pp. 62-71). Namur, Belgique: Aves-Raînne et Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (MRW - DGRNE).
Denoël, M. (2007). Le Triton palmé, Triturus helveticus (Razoumowski, 1789). In J.-P., Jacob, C., Percsy, H., de Wavrin, E., Graitson, T., Kinet, M., Denoël, M., Paquay, N., Percsy, & A., Remacle (Eds.), Amphibiens et Reptiles de Wallonie (pp. 86-95). Namur, Belgique: Aves-Raînne et Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (MRW - DGRNE).
Denoël, M. (2007). Le Triton ponctué, Triturus vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758). In J.-P., Jacob, C., Percsy, H., de Wavrin, E., Graitson, T., Kinet, M., Denoël, M., Paquay, N., Percsy, & A., Remacle (Eds.), Amphibiens et Reptiles de Wallonie (pp. 96-103). Namur, Liège, Belgique: Aves-Raînne et Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (MRW - DGRNE).
Graitson, E., & Denoël, M. (2007). Le Crapaud calamite, Bufo calamita Laurenti, 1768. In J.-P., Jacob, C., Percsy, H., de Wavrin, E., Graitson, T., Kinet, M., Denoël, M., Paquay, N., Percsy, & A., Remacle (Eds.), Amphibiens et Reptiles de Wallonie (pp. 142-151). Namur, Belgique: Aves-Raînne et Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (MRW - DGRNE).
Jacob, J.-P., & Denoël, M. (2007). Le Triton crêté, Triturus cristatus (Laurenti, 1768). In J.-P., Jacob, C., Percsy, H., de Wavrin, E., Graitson, T., Kinet, M., Denoël, M., Paquay, N., Percsy, & A., Remacle, Amphibiens et Reptiles de Wallonie (pp. 72-85). Namur, Belgique: Aves-Raînne et Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois (MRW - DGRNE).
Denoël, M., Džukić, G., & Kalezic, M. L. (2005). Effects of widespread fish introductions on paedomorphic newts in Europe. Conservation Biology, 19(1), 162-170.
As a result of factors such as global warming, habitat destruction, and species introduction, amphibians are declining worldwide. No one, however, has analyzed the status of polymorphic amphibian species at a ...
Denoël, M. (2004). Distribution and characteristics of aquatic habitats of newts and yellow-bellied toads in the district of Ioannina (Epirus, Greece). Herpetozoa, 17(1/2), 49-64.
The study describes the aquatic habitats and distribution of Triturus alpestris veluchiensis Wolterstorff 1935, T. carnifex macedonicus (Karaman, 1922), T. vulgaris graecus (Wolterstorff, 1905) and Bombina ...
Denoël, M. (2004). Répartition, habitat et conservation des amphibiens du Pays de Herve. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France, 111-112, 49-77.
The knowledge of distribution and ecological determinants of species is a prerequisite to their conservation at a time where declines are generalized at a world scale. The aim of this study is to characterize ...
Denoël, M., Duguet, R., Džukić, G., Kalezic, M., & Mazzotti, S. (2001). Biogeography and ecology of paedomorphosis in Triturus alpestris (Amphibia, Caudata). Journal of Biogeography, 28(10), 1271-1280.
Aim Paedomorphosis is an evolutionary change in which larval structures are retained in adult animals. In newts and salamanders, this heterochronic process is widely represented and concerns the retention of ...