Publications in Scientific Journals 

    

2020

Cividini, S., Sfenthourakis, S., & Montesanto, G. 2020. Are terrestrial isopods able to use stridulation and vibrational communication as forms of intra and interspecific signaling and defense strategies as insects do? A preliminary study in Armadillo officinalis. The Science of Nature, 107(1), 4.

 

2019

72. Kleitou, P., Savva, I., Kletou, D., Hall-Spencer, J. M., Antoniou, C., Christodoulides, Y., Chartosia, N., Hadjioannou, L., Dimitriou, A., C., Jimenez, C., Petrou, A., Sfenthourakis, S., & Rees, S. 2019. Invasive lionfish in the Mediterranean: Low public awareness yet high stakeholder concerns. Marine Policy, 104, 66-74.

71.Michailidis, N., Corrales, X., Karachle, P. K., Chartosia, N., Katsanevakis, S., & Sfenthourakis, S. 2019. Modelling the role of alien species and fisheries in an Eastern Mediterranean insular shelf ecosystem. Ocean & coastal management, 175, 152-171.

70.Savvides, P., Georgiou, E., Pafilis, P., & Sfenthourakis, S. 2019. Substrate type has a limited impact on the sprint performance of a Mediterranean lizard. Acta Herpetologica, 14(2): 81-87.

69.Hadjioannou, L., Jimenez, C., Rottier, C., Sfenthourakis, S., & Ferrier-Pagès, C. 2019. Response of the temperate scleractinian coral Cladocora caespitosa to high temperature and long-term nutrient enrichment. Scientific reports, 9(1): 1-11.

68.Michaelides, G., Seraphides, N., Pitsillou, M., & Sfenthourakis, S. 2019. Susceptibility of Cypriot Tuta absoluta populations to four targeted insecticides and control failure likelihood. Journal of Applied Entomology, 143(5): 508-517.

67. Dimitriou, A. C., Taiti, S. & Sfenthourakis, S. 2019. Genetic evidence against monophyly of Oniscidea implies a need to revise scenarios for the origin of terrestrial isopods. Scientific reports 9(1): 1-10.

66. Dimitriou, A. C., Chartosia, N., Hall-Spencer, J. M., Kleitou, P., Jimenez, C., Antoniou, C., Hadjioannou, L., Kletou, D. & Sfenthourakis, S. 2019. Genetic Data Suggest Multiple Introductions of the Lionfish (Pterois miles) into the Mediterranean Sea. Diversity 11(9): 149.

65. Savvides P., Poliviou V., Stavrou M., Sfenthourakis S. & Pafilis P. 2019. Insights into how predator diversity, population density and habitat type may affect defensive behavior in a Mediterranean lizard. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 31.1: 12-27.

2018

64. Sfenthourakis S. & Hornung E. 2018. Isopod distribution and climate change. ZooKeys  801: 25. 

63. Dimitriou A. C, Taiti S., Schmalfuss H. & Sfenthourakis S. 2018. A molecular phylogeny of Porcellionidae (Isopoda, Oniscidea) reveals inconsistencies with present taxonomy. ZooKeys  801: 163.

62. Michaelides G., Sfenthourakis S., Pitsillou M. & Seraphides N. 2018. Functional response and multiple predator effects of two generalist predators preying on Tuta absoluta eggs. Pest Management Science 74: 332-339.

 

 

2017

61. Sfenthourakis S., Hadjiconstantis M., Makris C. & Dimitriou A.C. 2017. Revisiting the saproxylic beetle ‘Propomacrus cypriacus Alexis & Makris, 2002’ (Coleoptera: Euchiridae) using molecular, morphological and ecological data. Journal of Natural History 51(17-18): 1021-1034.

60. Karameta E., Gourgouliani N., Kouvari-Gaglia D., Litsi-Mizan V., Halle S., Meiri S., Sfenthourakis S. & Pafilis P. 2017. Environment shapes the digestive performance in a Mediterranean lizard. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 121(4): 883-893.

59. Karameta E., Litsi Mizan V., Sagonas K., Sfenthourakis S., Valakos E.D. & Pafilis P. 2017. Ontogenetic shifts in the digestive efficiency of an insectivorous lizard. Salamandra 53(2): 321-326.

58. Savvides P., Stavrou M., Pafilis P. & Sfenthourakis S. 2017. Tail autotomy affects bipedalism but not sprint performance in a cursorial Mediterranean lizard. The Science of Nature 104:3.

57. Sfenthourakis S. & Triantis K.A. 2017. The Aegean archipelago: a natural laboratory of evolution, ecology, and civilizations. Journal of Biological Research 24:4.  

56. Pitta E., Kassara Ch, Trichas A., Sfenthourakis S. & Chatzaki M. 2017. Community variation of spiders, beetles and isopods in three small island groups of the Aegean Sea: the interplay between history and ecology. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1077-1087.

55. Dimitriou A. C., Forcina G., Papazoglou C., Panayides P., Guerrini M., Crabtree A., Barbanera F. & Sfenthourakis S. 2017. DNA barcoding of bird species in Cyprus: a tool for conservation purposes. Bird Conservation International 27: 483-494.

54. Karagkouni M., Sfenthourakis S. & Meiri S. 2017. The island rule is not valid in terrestrial isopods (Crustacea: Oniscidea). Journal of Zoology 301(1): 11-16.

53. Karris G., Xirouchakis S., Grivas C., Voulgaris M.-D., Sfenthourakis S. & Giokas S. 2017. Estimating the population size of Scopoli’s Shearwaters (Calonectris diomedea) frequenting the Strofades islands (Ionian Sea, western Greece) by raft counts and surveys of breeding pairs. North-Western Journal of Zoology 13(1): 101-108.

 

 

2016

52. Karagkouni M., Sfenthourakis S., Feldman A. & Meiri S. 2016. Biogeography of body size in terrestrial isopods (Crustacea: Oniscidea). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 54(3): 182—188.

 

 

2015

51. de Jong Y., Kouwenberg, Y., Boumans L., Hussey C., Hyam R., Nicolson N., Kirk P., Paton A., Michel E., Guiry M.D., Boegh P.S., Pedersen H.Æ., Enghoff H., von Raab-Straube E., Güntsch A., Geoffroy M., Müller A., Kohlbecker A., Berendsohn W., Appeltans W., Arvanitidis C., Vanhoorne B., Declerck J., Vandepitte L., Hernandez F., Nash R., Costello M.J., Ouvrard D., Bezard-Falgas P., Bourgoin T., Wetzel F.T., Glöckler F., Korb G., Ring C., Hagedorn G., Häuser C., Aktaç N., Asan A., Ardelean A., Borges P.A.V., Dhora D., Khachatryan H., Malicky M., Ibrahimov S., Tuzikov A., De Wever A., Moncheva S., Spassov N., Chobot K., Popov A., Boršić I., Sfenthourakis S., Kõljalg U., Uotila P., Olivier G., Dauvin J.-C., Tarkhnishvili D., Chaladze G., Tuerkay M., Legakis A., Peregovits L., Gudmundsson G., Ólafsson E., Lysaght L., Sarah Galil B., Raimondo F.M., Domina G., Stoch F., Minelli A., Spungis V., Budrys E., Olenin S., Turpel A., Walisch T., Krpach V., Gambin M.T., Ungureanu L., Karaman G., Kleukers R.M.J.C., Stur E., Aagaard K., Valland N., Moen T.L., Bogdanowicz W., Tykarski P., Węsławski J.M., Kędra M., de Frias Martins A.M., Abreu A.D., Silva R., Medvedev S., Ryss A., Šimić S., Marhold K., Stloukal E., Tome D., Ramos M.A., Valdés B., Pina F., Kullander S., Telenius A., Gonseth Y., Tschudin P. Sergeyeva O., Vladymyrov V., Rizun V.B., Raper C., Lear D., Stoev P., Penev L., Rubio A.C., Backeljau T., Saarenmaa H. & Ulenberg S. 2015. PESI - a taxonomic backbone for Europe. Biodiversity Data Journal 3: e5848.

50. Cardoso G.M., Taiti S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2015. A new genus of Trachelipodidae Strouhal, 1953 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Oniscidea) from the eastern Mediterranean. Zootaxa 4040(1): 1-16.

49. Savvides P., Louca V. & Sfenthourakis S. 2015. Competition for shelter occupancy between a native freshwater crab and an invasive crayfish. Aquatic Ecology 49: 273–278.  

48. Sfenthourakis S. & Taiti S. 2015. Patterns of taxonomic diversity among terrestrial isopods. ZooKeys 515: 13–25. (11 citations)

47. Poulakakis N., Kapli P., Lymberakis P., Trichas A., Vardinoyiannis K., Sfenthourakis S. & Mylonas M. 2015. A review of phylogeographic analyses of animal taxa from the Aegean and surrounding regions. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 53(1): 18-32.

 

 

2014

46. Toro M., Philippou A., Kassara C. & Sfenthourakis S. 2014. Synchronous Parallel Composition in a Process Calculus for Ecological Models. In: Theoretical Aspects of Computing – ICTAC2014, Ciobanu G. & Méry D. (eds), pp. 424-441.​

45. Vokou D., Dimitrakopoulos P.G., Jones N., Damialis A., Monokrousos N., Pantis J.D., Mazaris A.D. & The Natura-2000 Committee (2010–2013) members 2014. Ten years of co-management in Greek protected areas: an evaluation. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 2833-2855.

44. Pitta E., Kassara Ch., Tzanatos E., Giokas S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2014. Between-island compositional dissimilarity of avian communities. Ecological Research 29: 835-841.

43. Kamilari M., Klossa-Kilia E., Kilias G. & Sfenthourakis S. 2014. Old Aegean palaeoevents driving the diversification of an endemic isopod species (Oniscidea, Trachelipodidae). Zoologica Scripta 43(4): 379-392.

42. Kassara Ch., Fric J. & Sfenthourakis S. 2014. Distribution modelling of Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae Géné, 1839) occurrecne in its wintering grounds: a niche-based approach with satellite telemetry data. Bird Conservation International 24: 100-113.  

 

 

2013

41. Alexiou S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2013. The terresrtrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) of Greece. Parnassiana 1: 3-50.

40. Pitta E., Kassara Ch., Giokas S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2013. Compositional dissimilarity patterns of reptiles and amphibians in insular systems around the world. Ecological Research 28: 633-642.

39. Karris G., Fric J., Kitsou Z., Kalfopoulou J., Giokas S., Sfenthourakis S. & Poirazidis K. 2013. Does by-catch pose a threat for the conservation of seabird populations in the southern Ionian Sea (eastern Mediterranean)? A questionnaire-based survey of local fisheries. Mediterranean Marine Science 14(3): 19-25.

38. Hortal J., Carrascal L.M., Triantis K.A., Thébault E., Meiri S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2013. Species richness can decrease with altitude, but not with habitat diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(24): E2149-E2150.

37. Kassara Ch., Fric J. & Sfenthourakis S. 2013. Factors influencing the occurrence of Eleonora's Falcon breeding colonies on Greek islands. Wildlife Biology 19(2): 202-209.

36. Karris G., & Thanou E., Xirouchakis S., Voulgaris M.-D., Fraguedakis-Tsolis S., Sfenthourakis S. & Giokas S. 2013. Sex determination of Scopoli's Shearwater offsprings: a combined molecular and morphometric approach. Waterbirds 36(2): 240-246.  

 

2012

35. Xirouchakis S.M., Fric J., Kassara Ch., Portolou D., Dimalexis A., Karris G., Barboutis Ch., Latsoudis P., Bourdakis S., Kakalis E. & Sfenthourakis S. 2012 Variation in breeding parameters of Eleonora’s falcon (Falco eleonorae) and factors affecting its reproductive performance. Ecological Research 27: 407-416.
34. Sfenthourakis S., Skouras D. & Anastasiou Y. 2012. A comparison of terrestrial isopod communities among different habitat types on Mt. Chelmos (Peloponnisos, Greece). Journal of Biological Research 18: 198-204.
33. Kassara Ch., Fric J., Gschweng M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2012. Complementing the puzzle of Eleonora's falcon (Falco eleonorae) migration: new evidence from an eastern colony in the Aegean Sea. Journal of Ornithology 153: 839–848.
32. Kassara Ch., Dimalexis A., Fric J., Karris G., Barboutis Ch. & Sfenthourakis S. 2012. Nest-site preferences of Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae) on uninhabited islets of the Aegean Sea using GIS and species distribution models. Journal of Ornithology 53: 663-675.
31. Sfenthourakis S. & Panitsa M. 2012. From plots to islands: species diversity at different scales. Journal of Biogeography 39: 750-759.
30. Triantis K.A. & Sfenthourakis S. 2012. Island biogeography is not a single-variable discipline: the small island effect debate. Diversity and Distributions 18: 92-96.

29. Pitta E., Giokas S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2012. Significant pairwise co-occurrence patterns are not the rule in the majority of biotic communities. Diversity 4: 179-193.

 

2006-2010

28. Panitsa M., Trigas P., Iatrou G. & Sfenthourakis S. 2010. Factors affecting plant species richness and endemism on land-bridge islands – An example from the East Aegean archipelago. Acta Oecologica 36: 431-437.

27. Hortal J., Triantis K.A., Meiri S., Thébault E. & Sfenthourakis S. 2009. Island species richness increases with habitat diversity. American Naturalist 174(6): Ε205-Ε217.
26. Zografou K., Sfenthourakis S., Pullin A. & Kati K. 2009. On the surrogate value of red-listed butterflies for butterflies and grasshoppers: a case study in Grammos site of Natura 2000, Greece. Journal of Insect Conservation 13: 505-514.
25. Kamilari M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2009. A morphometric approach to the geographic variation of the terrestrial isopod species Armadillo tuberculatus (Isopoda: Oniscidea). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 47(3): 219-226.
24. Sfenthourakis S. & Triantis K.A. 2009. Habitat diversity, ecological requirements of species, and the Small Island Effect. Diversity and Distributions 15: 131-140.

23. Parmakelis A., Klossa-Kilia Ε., Kilias G., Triantis K.A. & Sfenthourakis S. 2008. Increased molecular divergence of two endemic Trachelipus (Isopoda, Oniscidea) species from Greece reveals patterns not congruent with current taxonomy. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 95: 361-370.
22. Panitsa M., Tzanoudakis D. & Sfenthourakis S. 2008. Turnover of plants on small islets of the eastern Aegean Sea within two decades. Journal of Biogeography 35(6): 1049-1061.
21. Giokas S. & Sfenthourakis S. 2008. An improved method for the identification of areas of endemism using species co-occurrences. Journal of Biogeography 35(5): 893-902.
20. Triantis K., Sfenthourakis S. & Mylonas M. 2008. Biodiversity patterns of terrestrial isopods from two island groups in the Aegean Sea (Greece): Species-area relationship, small island effect, and nestedness. Ecoscience 15(2): 169-181.
19. Poulakakis N. & Sfenthourakis S. 2008. Molecular phylogeny and phylogeography of the Greek populations of the genus Orthometopon (Isopoda, Oniscidea) based on mtDNA sequences. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 707-715.

18. Bisa R., Sfenthourakis S., Fraguedakis-Tsolis S. & Chondropoulos B. 2007. Population density and food analysis of Bombina variegata and Rana graeca in mountainous riverine ecosystems of Northern Pindos (Greece). Journal of Biological Research 7: 129-137.
17. Klossa-Kilia E., Kilias G., Tryfonopoulos G., Koukou K., Sfenthourakis S. & Parmakelis A. 2006. Molecular phylogeny of the Greek populations of the genus Ligidium (Isopoda, Oniscidea) using three mtDNA gene segments. Zoologica Scripta 35(5): 459-472.
16. Panitsa M., Tzanoudakis D., Triantis K.A. & Sfenthourakis S. 2006. Patterns of species richness on very small islands: the plants of the Aegean archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 33(7): 1223-1234.
15. Sfenthourakis S., Tzanatos E. & Giokas S. 2006. Species co-occurrence: the case of congeneric species and a causal approach to patterns of species association. Global Ecology and Biogeography 15: 39-49.

2001-2005

14. Klossa-Kilia E., Kilias G. & Sfenthourakis S. 2005. Increased genetic diversity in Greek populations of the genus Ligidium (Crustacea: Isopoda: Oniscidea) revealed by RFLP analysis of mtDNA segments. Contributions to Zoology 74(3-4): 255-264.
13. Sfenthourakis S., Anastasiou I. & Strutenschi T. 2005. Altitudinal terrestrial isopod diversity. European Journal of Soil Biology 41(3-4): 91-98.

12. Sfenthourakis S., Giokas S. & Tzanatos E. 2004. From sampling stations to archipelagos: investigating aspects of the assemblage of insular biota. Global Ecology and Biogeography 13: 23-35.

11. Schmalfuss S., Paragamian K. & Sfenthourakis S. 2004. The terrestrial isopods (Isopoda: Oniscidea) of Crete and the surrounding islands. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Ser. A., 662: 1-74.

10. Sfenthourakis S. & Legakis A. 2001. Hotspots of endemic terrestrial invertebrates in southern Greece. Biodiversity and Conservation 10(8): 1387-1417.
 

 

1992-2000

9. Sfenthourakis S., Giokas S. & Mylonas M. 1999. Testing for nestedness in the terrestrial isopods and snails of Kyklades islands (Aegean archipelago, Greece). Ecography 22: 384-395.
8. Sfenthourakis S. & Giokas S. 1998. A biogeographic analysis of Greek Oniscidean endemism. Israel Journal of Zoology 44(3-4): 273-282.
7. Sfenthourakis S. 1996b. A biogeographic analysis of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda, Oniscidea) from central Aegean islands (Greece). Journal of Biogeography 23: 687-698.
6. Sfenthourakis S. 1996a. The species-area relationship of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda; Oniscidea) from the Aegean archipelago (Greece): a comparative study. Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters 5(3): 149-157.

5. Schmalfuss H. & Sfenthourakis S. 1995. The terrestrial isopods (Oniscidea) of Greece. 15th contribution: Genera Echinarmadillidium and Paxodillidium (Armadillidiidae). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Ser. A., 518: 1-21.

4. Sfenthourakis S. 1995. New species of terrestrial isopods (Oniscidea) from the central Aegean islands. Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Ser. A., 519: 1-21.

3. Sfenthourakis S. 1993. Terrestrial isopods (Crustacea: Oniscidea) from the remote Greek island of Antikithira and its surrounding islets. Revue suisse de Zoologie 100(3): 613-626.
2. Sfenthourakis S. 1992b. Altitudinal effects on species richness of Oniscidea (Crustacea; Isopoda) of three mountains in Greece. Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters 2: 157-164.
1. Sfenthourakis S. 1992a. New species of terrestrial isopods (Isopoda, Oniscidea) from Greece. Crustaceana 63(2): 199-209.

​PAPERS IN EDITED VOLUMES (REFEREED)

3. Sfenthourakis S., Orfanou V. & Anastasiou Y. 2008. A comparative study of isopod assemblages of elevated habitats on five mountains of Peloponnisos peninsula (Greece). In: Proceedings of the International Symposium of Terrestrial Isopod Biology – ISTIB-07, Zimmer M., Charfi-Cheikhrouha F. & Taiti S. (eds), pp. 13-19.

2. Lymberakis P., Mylonas M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2003. Altitudinal variation of oniscidean communities on Cretan mountains. In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods V, Sfenthourakis S. et al. (eds), Crustaceana Monographs 2: 217-230.

1. Sfenthourakis S. 1991. The subspecific problem of Armadillo tuberculatus ​Vogl, 1876 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods III, Juchault P. & Mocquard J.P. (eds), pp. 17-22.

NOT REFEREED PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

3. Sfenthourakis S. 2012. Book review: Everything changes – especially on islands. Frontiers of Biogeography 4(1): 15-16.

2. Magioris S. & Sfenthourakis S. 1994. Some aspects of the avifauna on the uninhabited islets of Greece. Bios 2: 289-294.

1. Sfenthourakis S. 1993. The genus Ligidium Brandt (Isopoda, Oniscidea) in Greece. Taxonomy and distribution. Biologia Gallo-hellenica 20(1): 45-53.

1. Sfenthourakis S. 1991. The subspecific problem of Armadillo tuberculatus Vogl, 1876 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods III, Juchault P. & Mocquard J.P. (eds), pp. 17-22. (4 citations)
2. Lymberakis P., Mylonas M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2003. Altitudinal variation of oniscidean communities on Cretan mountains. In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods V, Sfenthourakis S. et al. (eds), Crustaceana Monographs 2: 217-230.
3. Sfenthourakis S., Orfanou V. & Anastasiou Y. 2008. A comparative study of isopod assemblages of elevated habitats on five mountains of Peloponnisos peninsula (Greece). In: Proceedings of the International Symposium of Terrestrial Isopod Biology – ISTIB-07, Zimmer M., Charfi-Cheikhrouha F. & Taiti S. (eds), pp. 13-191. Sfenthourakis S. 1991. The subspecific problem of Armadillo tuberculatus Vogl, 1876 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods III, Juchault P. & Mocquard J.P. (eds), pp. 17-22. (4 citations)
2. Lymberakis P., Mylonas M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2003. Altitudinal variation of oniscidean communities on Cretan mountains. In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods V, Sfenthourakis S. et al. (eds), Crustaceana Monographs 2: 217-230.
3. Sfenthourakis S., Orfanou V. & Anastasiou Y. 2008. A comparative study of isopod assemblages of elevated habitats on five mountains of Peloponnisos peninsula (Greece). In: Proceedings of the International Symposium of Terrestrial Isopod Biology – ISTIB-07, Zimmer M., Charfi-Cheikhrouha F. & Taiti S. (eds), pp. 13-191. Sfenthourakis S. 1991. The subspecific problem of Armadillo tuberculatus Vogl, 1876 (Isopoda, Oniscidea). In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods III, Juchault P. & Mocquard J.P. (eds), pp. 17-22. (4 citations)
2. Lymberakis P., Mylonas M. & Sfenthourakis S. 2003. Altitudinal variation of oniscidean communities on Cretan mountains. In: The Biology of Terrestrial Isopods V, Sfenthourakis S. et al. (eds), Crustaceana Monographs 2: 217-230.
3. Sfenthourakis S., Orfanou V. & Anastasiou Y. 2008. A comparative study of isopod assemblages of elevated habitats on five mountains of Peloponnisos peninsula (Greece). In: Proceedings of the International Symposium of Terrestrial Isopod Biology – ISTIB-07, Zimmer M., Charfi-Cheikhrouha F. & Taiti S. (eds), pp. 13-19 

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