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Scientific production

Journals with IF

When names are underlined, authors equally contributed to the paper.
27 Mori M., Zozzoli R., Menchetti M. (2018) Global distribution and status of introduced Siberian chipmunks Eutamias sibiricus. Mammal Review, DOI:10.1111/mam.12117.
26 Dapporto L., Cini A., Menchetti M., Vodă R., Bonelli S., Casacci L.P., Dincă V., Scalercio S., Hinojosa J.C., Biermann H., Forbicioni L., Mazzantini U., Venturi L., Zanichelli F., Balletto E., Shreeve T.G., Dennis R.L.H., Vila R. (2017) Rise and fall of island butterfly diversity: Understanding population diversification and extinction in a highly diverse Archipelago.  Diversity and Distributions,  23(10):1098–1230.
25 Luna  Á., Franz D., Hernández-Brito D., Malihi Y., Shwartz A., Strubbe D., Mori E., Menchetti M., Klaassen O., Parrott D., Braun M.P., Chmielewski F.M., Edelaar P. (2017) Reproductive timing as a constraint on invasion success in the Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri). Biological Invasions, 19(8):2247–2259.
24 Turbé A., Strubbe D., Mori E., Carrete M., Chiron F.. Clergeau P., González-Moreno P., Le Louarn M.,k , Luna A., Menchetti M., Nentwig W., Pârâu L.G., Postigo J.L., Rabitsch W., Senar J.C., Tollington S., Vanderhoeven S., Weiserbs A., Shwartz A. (2017) Assessing the assessments: evaluation of four impact assessment protocols for listing and 2 prioritising invasive alien species. Diversity and Distributions, 23(3):231–341.
23 Mori E., Ancillotto L., Menchetti M., Strubbe D. (2017) “The early bird catches the nest”: possible competition between scops owls and ring-necked parakeets. Animal Conservation, 20(5):463–470.
22 Mori E., Grandi G., Menchetti M., Tella J.L., Jackson H.A., Reino L., van Kleunen A., Figueira R., Ancillotto L. (2017) Worldwide distribution of non-native Amazon parrots and temporal trends of their global trade. Animal Biodiversity and Conservation, 4(1): 49-62.
21 Mori E., Menchetti M., Cantini M., Bruni G., Santini G., Bertolino S. (2016) Twenty years monitoring of a population of Italian crested newts Triturus carnifex: strong site fidelity and shifting population structure in response to restoration. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 29(5):460-473.
20 Mori E., Mazzetto F., Menchetti M., Bodino N., Grasso E., Sposimo P. (2016) Feeding ecology of the scops owl Otus scops in the island of Pianosa (Tuscan Archipelago, Central Italy). Italian Jurnal of Zoology, 83(3):417-422.
19 Mori E., Menchetti M., Lucherini M., Sforzi A., Lovari S. (2016) Timing of reproduction and paternal cares in the crested porcupine. Mammalian Biology, 81(4): 345-349.
18 Torrini G., Mazza G., Strangi A., Barabaschi D., Landi S., Mori E., Menchetti M., Sposimo P., Giuliani C., Zoccola A., Roversi P.F. (2016) Oscheius tipulae in Italy: evidence of an alien isolate in the Integral Natural Reserve of Montecristo Island (Tuscany). Journal of Nematology, 48(1):8-13.
17 Mazza G., Menchetti M., Sluys R., Solà E., Riutort M., Tricarico E., Justine J.L., Cavigioli L., Mori E. (2016) The silent invasion: first report of the land planarian Diversibipalium multilineatum (Makino & Shirasawa, 1983) (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Continenticola) outside its native range. Zootaxa, 4067(5):577-580.
16 Ancillotto L., Strubbe D., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2015) An overlooked invader? Ecological niche, invasion success and dynamics of the Alexandrine parakeet in the invaded range. Biological Invasions, 18(2):583-595.
15 Mori E., Ancillotto L., Groombridge J., Howard T., Smith V. S., Menchetti M. (2015) Macroparasites of introduced parakeets in Italy: a possible role for parasite-mediated competition. Parasitology Research, 114(9):3277–3281.
14 Mori E., Mazza G., Menchetti M., Bertolino S., Panzeri M., Gager Y., Di Febbraro M. (2015) The masked invader strikes again: the conquest of Italy by the Northern raccoon. Hystrix, 26(1):47-51 .
13 Mori E., Sforzi A., Menchetti M., Mazza G., Lovari S., Pisanu B. (2015) Ectoparasite load in the crested porcupine Hystrix cristata in Central Italy. Parasitology Research, 114(6):2223-2229.
12 Mori E., Menchetti M., Bertolino S., Mazza G., Ancillotto L. (2015) Reappraisal of an old cheap method for marking the European hedgehog. Mammal Research, 60(2): 89-193.
11 Panzeri M., Mori E., Mazza G., Menchetti M. (2014) Records of introduced stripe-necked terrapins (Mauremys species) in Italy . Acta Herpetologica, 9(2): 227-230.
10 Ancillotto L., Mazza G., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2014) Host specificity of the badger’s flea (Paraceras melis) and first detection on a bat host. Parasitology Research, 113(10): 3909-3912.
9 Mori E., Menchetti M., Balestrieri A. (2014) Interspecific den-sharing: a study on Eurasian badger setts by camera traps. Acta Ethologica, 18(2):121-126.
8 Panzeri M., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2014) Variation in habitat use and diet of resident Eurasian scops-owls. Ardeola, 61(2): 393-399.
7 Mori E., Menchetti M., Dartora F. (2014) Evidence of carrion consumption behaviour in the long-eared owl Asio otus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae). Italian Journal of Zoology, 81(3): 471-475.
6 Menchetti M., Scalera R., Mori E. (2014) First record of a possibly overlooked impact by alien parrots on a bat (Nyctalus leisleri). Hystrix, 25(1): 61-62.
5 Menchetti M., Mori E. (2014) Worldwide impact of feral parrots (Aves, Psittaciformes) on native biodiversity and environment: a review. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 26(2-3): 172-194.
4 Mori E., Menchetti M., Ferretti F. (2014) A silent wintering: do seasons and environmental features influence the calling behaviour of Eurasian Scops Owls? Bird Study, 61(2): 277-281.
3 Mori E., Maggini I., Menchetti M. (2013) When quills kill: The defence strategy of the crested porcupine Hystrix cristata L., 1758. Mammalia, 78(2): 229-234.
2 Mori E., Ancillotto L., Menchetti M., Romeo C., Ferrari N. (2013) Italian red squirrels and introduced parakeets: victims or perpetrators? Hystrix, 24(2): 195-196.
1 Bruni G., Boggiano F., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2013) First reports of egg predation by an unpaired Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) on Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus): two cases from Central Italy. Italian Journal of Zoology, 80: 313-316.

Journals without IF

When names are underlined, authors equally contributed to the paper.
12 Mori E., Amerini R., Mazza G. Bertolino S., Battiston R., Sforzi A., Menchetti M. (2016) Alien shades of grey: new occurrences and relevant spread of Sciurus carolinensis in Italy. European Journal of Ecology, 2(1): 13-20.
11 Menchetti M., Mori E., Ceccolini F., Paggetti E., Pizzocaro L. & Cianferoni F. (2016) New occurrences of the alien invasive species Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) in Southern Italy (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Onychium, 12: 137-139.
10 Pârâu L.G., Strubbe D., Mori E., Menchetti M., Ancillotto E., van Kleunen A., White R.L., Luna Á., Hernández-Brito D., Le Louarn M., Clergeau P., Albayrak T., Franz D., Braun M.P., Schroeder J., Wink M. (2016) Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri populations and numbers in Europe: a complete overview. The Open Ornithology Journal, 9:1-13.
9 Menchetti M., Ancillotto L., Russo D., Bertolino S., Bettacchioli G., Mori E. (2015) New records of the alien invasive species Harmonia axyridis (Pallas, 1773) in Italy (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).  Onychium , 11: 139-142.
8 Mori E., Menchetti M. (2014) “Sometimes they come back”: citizen science reveals the presence of the Italian red squirrel in Campania. Quaderni del Museo di Storia Naturale di Ferrara, 2: 91-94.
7 Bruni G., Menchetti M., Ricciardi G., Vannini A., Mori E. (2014) Feeding the chicks of the others: an unexpected case of heterospecific altruistic behaviour in a non-breeding migrant tern (Charadriformes, Sternidae). Ornis Hungarica, 22(1): 76-80.
6 Mori E., Menchetti M., Dondini G., Biosa D., Vergari S. (2014) Theriofauna of SCI “Poggi di Prata” (Grosseto, Italy): checklist of terrestrial mammals and preliminary data on Chiroptera. Check List, 10(4): 718-723.
5 Mori E., Menchetti M., Mazza G., Scalisi M. (2014) The northernmost distribution limit of an endemic Italian hare inferred by camera trapping. Bollettino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali di Torino, 30(1-2): 123-130.
4 Vannini A., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2013) L’avifauna del pSIC “Poggi di Prata” (Grosseto, Toscana). Alula 01/2014; XX(1-2): 101-113.
3 Mori E., Bruni G., Domeneghetti D., Menchetti M. (2013) Pelophylax synklepton hispanicus (Bonaparte, 1839) on the branches of a tree: description of an unusual behaviour. Herpetology Notes, 6: 515-517.
2 Mori E., Menchetti M., Bruni G., Vannini A., Borri B. (2013) Segnalazione 247. In: Peruzzi L., Viciani D., Bedini G. (eds.), Contributi per una flora vascolare di Toscana. V (247-319). Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., ser. B, 120: 35-44.
1 Cantini M., Menchetti M., Vannini A., Giacomo Bruni G., Borri B., Mori E. (2013) Checklist of Amphibians and Reptiles in a hilly area of Southern Tuscany (Central Italy): an update. Herpetology Notes, 6:223-228.

Book chapters

Menchetti M., Mori E., Angelici F.M. (2016) Effects of the recent world invasion by Ring-necked parakeets Psittacula krameri (pp. 253-266). In: Angelici F.M. (ed). Problematic Wildlife. A Cross-Disciplinary Approach. Springer International, Cham, xvi + 603 pp.

Congress Proceedings

Poster and oral communication by underlined author.
Postigo J.-L., Strubbe D., Ancillotto L., Dhermain F., Latsoudis P., Menchetti M., Mori E., Parau L., Parrot D., Per E., Reino L., da Silva F., Carneiro I., Van Kleunen A., Weiserbs A., Senar J.C. (2017) Mediterranean versus Atlantic Monk parakeets: towards a differentiate management at the European Scale? 11th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, Warsaw, Poland; 25-29/09/2017.
Dapporto L., Cini A., Menchetti M., Voda R., Bonelli S., Casacci L.P., Dinca V., Scalercio S., Forbicioni L., Mazzantini U., Venturi L., Zanichelli F., Balletto E., Shreeve T.G., Dennis  R.L.H., Vila R. (2016) “Integrating distributions, community structure and genetic data to understand the biogeography of west-Mediterranean butterflies”.  XXV Congresso Nazionale Italiano di Entomologia, Padova (Italy); 20-24/06/2016.
Menchetti M., Cini A., Voda R., Scalercio S., Dinca V., Casacci  L.P., Talavera G., Bonelli S., Balletto E., Dennis R., Vila R., Ciolli G., Dapporto L. (2016) “An Open Access database for DNA barcodes, occurrences, behavioural and ecological traits of European butterflies”.  XXV Congresso Nazionale Italiano di Entomologia, Padova (Italy); 20-24/06/2016.
Grandi G., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2016) Use of putlog holes of the Visconti Castle by breeding ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri) in Pavia (Northern Italy). III Congresso Nazionale Fauna Problematica, Cesena; 24-26/11/2016: 90-91. (Poster)
Cianferoni F., De Felici S., Menchetti M. (2016) Citizen Science and the challenge of the neglected insects: a focus on the aquatic Heteroptera. 1st International ECSA Citizen Science Conference, Berlin; 19–21/05/2016. (Poster)
Ancillotto L., Notomista T., Mori E., Menchetti M., Bertolino S., Russo D. (2016) Distribution, detectability and abundance of Callosciurus finlaysonii in a patchy landscape of southern Italy: a first assessment.  X Congresso Italiano di Teriologia, Acquapendente (VT); 20-23/04/2016.
Menchetti M., Ancillotto L., Mori E. (2016) The open access citizen science platform iNaturalist to map the worldwide biodiversity: a focus on Italian terrestrial mammals. X Congresso Italiano di Teriologia, Acquapendente (VT); 20-23/04/2016. (Poster)
Cini A., Cappa F., Menchetti M., Signorotti L., D’Ettorre P., Cervo R. (2015) Personalità nella vespa sociale Polistes dominula. XXVI Convegno Nazionale della Società Italiana di Etologia, Parma; 24-26/06/2015: 11.
Menchetti M., Panzeri M., Mori E., Mazza G., Di Febbraro M., Sonzogni D., Mori E. (2014) Raccoons to conquer Italy: may isolated observations help the invasion process? IX Congresso Nazionale di Teriologia, Civitella Affedena (AQ); 05/2014. (Poster)
Mori E., Dondini G. Vergari S., Menchetti M. (2014) Therifauna of SCI “Poggi di Prata”(Grosseto, Italy): a checklist created through a combination of different methods. IX Congresso Nazionale di Teriologia, Civitella Affedena (AQ); 05/2014. (Poster)
Ancillotto L., Mori E., Menchetti M. (2013) Not only mice and rats: small mammals predations by free-ranging cats in Italy, a first assessment. 2° Convegno Nazionale sui Piccoli Mammiferi, Villa Signorini, Ercolano (NA); 24-25/10/2013: 31 (Poster)
Mori E., Corsini B., Mazza G., Menchetti M. (2013) From the shores to the cities: road mortality of the crested porcupine in Southern Tuscany. 2° Convegno Nazionale sui Piccoli Mammiferi, Villa Signorini, Ercolano (NA); 24-25/10/2013: 41. (Poster)
Menchetti M., Mori E. (2013). Can citizen-based surveys be useful for native species conservation? the case of native squirrels in Italy. 2° Convegno Nazionale sui Piccoli Mammiferi, Villa Signorini, Ercolano (NA); 24-25/10/2013: 40. (Poster) Best poster award.
Ancillotto L., Menchetti M., Mori E. (2013) Impacts of free-ranging cats. Are they a consistent threat for Italian wildlife?. IX Incontro dottorandi in ecologia e scienze ambientali, Milano; 15-18/04/2013: 67. (Poster) Best poster award.
Menchetti M., Cini A., Signorotti L., d’Ettorre P. & Cervo R. (2013) Preliminary study of personality in the social wasp Polistes dominula. 3° AISASP Student Meeting, University of Florence, via Romana 17 (FI); 15/02/2013: 39.
Mori E., Menchetti M., Di Febbraro M. (2012) Alieni in Toscana: primi dati di presenza dello scoiattolo grigio (Sciurus carolinensis) in provincia di Arezzo. LXXIII Congresso Nazionale dell’Unione Zoologica Italiana, Florence; 24-27/09/2012: 61. (Poster)


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