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2016

Chemical signals in desert lizards: Are femoral gland secretions of male and female spiny-tailed lizards, Uromastyx aegyptia microlepis adapted to arid conditions?

Martín, J., Castilla, A. M., López, P., Al-Jaidah, M., Al-Mohannadi, S. F. & Al-Hemaidi, A. A. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 127, p. 192-198 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Arid environments: Opportunities for studying co-evolutionary patterns of scorpion venoms in predator-prey systems

Castilla, A. M., Huey, R. B., Calvete, J. J., Richer, R. & Al-Hemaidi, A. H. M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 112, PB, p. 165-169 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Recent mtDNA haplotype diversification in Adesmia cancellata (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) across the peninsular desert of Qatar

Mas-Peinado, P., Buckley, D., García-París, M., Valdeón, A., Al-Hemaidi, A. A. M. & Castilla, A. M., 1 Nov 2015, In : Zoologischer Anzeiger. 259, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014

A preliminary report on the distribution of lizards in Qatar

Cogǎlniceanu, D., Castilla, A. M., Valdeón, A., Gosá, A., Al-Jaidah, N., Alkuwary, A., Saifelnasr, E. O. H., Mas-Peinado, P., Richer, R. & Al-Hemaidi, A. A. M., 30 Jan 2014, In : ZooKeys. 373, p. 67-91 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Does large body size relax constraints on bite-force generation in lizards of the genus Uromastyx?

Herrel, A., Castilla, A. M., Al-Sulaiti, M. K. & Wessels, J. J., 1 Mar 2014, In : Journal of Zoology. 292, 3, p. 170-174 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2011

First evidence of scavenging behaviour in the herbivorous lizard Uromastyx aegyptia microlepis

Castilla, A. M., Richer, R., Herrel, A., Conkey, A. A. T., Tribuna, J. & Al-Thani, M., 1 Jul 2011, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 75, 7, p. 671-673 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Micropropagation of Withania frutescens: One way to recover reduced or extinct plant populations in the Balearic Islands

Castilla, A. M., Olyslaegers, G., Gosá, A., Henriques, R. & Verbelen, J. P., 1 Dec 2011, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 54, p. 67-74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Chemosensory species recognition may reduce the frequency of hybridization between native and introduced lizards

Gabirot, M., Castilla, A. M., López, P. & Martín, J., 1 Jan 2010, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 88, 1, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
23 Citations (Scopus)

Increase in membrane thickness during development compensates for eggshell thinning due to calcium uptake by the embryo in falcons

Castilla, A. M., Van Dongen, S., Herrel, A., Francesch, A., Martínez De Aragón, J., Malone, J. & José Negro, J., 1 Feb 2010, In : Naturwissenschaften. 97, 2, p. 143-151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrates and herbicides cause higher mortality than the traditional organic fertilizers on the grain beetle, Tenebrio molitor

Castilla, A. M., Dauwe, T., Mora, I., Malone, J. & Guitart, R., 1 Jan 2010, In : Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 84, 1, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Seguimiento de una invasión de arañas del género Argiope (Arachnida, Araneidae) en las islas Columbretes

Translated title of the contribution: Tracking an invasion of spiders of the genus Argiope (Arachnida, Araneidae) in the Columbretes islandsCastilla, A. M., Pons, G. X. & Gosá, A., 1 Dec 2010, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 53, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The effect of developmental stage on eggshell thickness variation in endangered falcons

Castilla, A. M., Herrel, A., Robles, H., Malone, J. & Negro, J. J., 1 May 2010, In : Zoology. 113, 3, p. 184-188 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Determinants of eggshell strength in endangered raptors

Castilla, A. M., Herrel, A., Van Dongen, S., Furio, N. & Negro, J. J., 1 Apr 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology. 311, 4, p. 303-311 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental stage of failed eggs in the red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa

Castilla, A. M., Reig, S., de Aragón, J. M. & Dhondt, A. A., 1 Jul 2009, In : Journal of Ethology. 27, 3, p. 343-348 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Eggshell thickness variation in red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) from Spain

Castilla, A. M., De Aragón, J. M., Herrel, A. & Møller, S., 1 Mar 2009, In : Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 121, 1, p. 167-170 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of egg size and colour on egg consumption by the Algerian hedgehog (Atelerix algirus)

Castilla, A. M., Robles, H., Van Dongen, S. & Matthysen, E., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Ethology. 27, 1, p. 125-130 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Feeding behaviour of the Columbretes lizard Podarcis atrata in relation to Isopoda (Crustaceae) species: Ligia italica and Armadillo officinalis

Castilla, A. M., Vanhooydonck, B. & Catenazzi, A., 1 Jul 2008, In : Belgian Journal of Zoology. 138, 2, p. 146-148 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Mainland versus island differences in behaviour of Podarcis lizards confronted with dangerous prey: The scorpion Buthus occitanus

Castilla, A. M., Herrel, A. & Gosa, A., 18 Sep 2008, In : Journal of Natural History. 42, 35-36, p. 2331-2342 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality of the yellow mealworm Tenebrio molitor exposed to fertilizers and herbicides commonly used in agriculture

Castilla, A. M., Dauwe, T., Mora, I., Palmer, M. & Guitart, R., 1 Dec 2008, In : Vie et Milieu. 58, 3-4, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2007
17 Citations (Scopus)

Primeros datos sobre la población de escorpiones (Buthus occitanus) en las islas Columbretes (Mediterraneo, España)

Translated title of the contribution: First data available for the population of scorpions (Buthus occitanus) in the Columbretes Islands (Mediterranean, Spain)Castilla, A. M. & Pons, G. X., 1 Dec 2007, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 50, p. 257-268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Fluctuación anual de la densidad de arañas tejedoras del género Argiope en las islas Columbretes: Consecuencias sobre la lagartija endémica Podarcis atrata

Translated title of the contribution: Annual variation in the density of orb-web spiders of the genus Argiope at the Columbretes Islands: Consequences on the endemic lizard Podarcis atrataCastilla, A. M., Pastor, E. & Pons, G. X., 1 Dec 2006, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 49, p. 137-143 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Novel polymorphic microsatellites for the red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) and cross-species amplification in Alectoris graeca

Gonzalez, E. G., Castilla, A. M. & Zardoya, R., 1 Jun 2005, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 5, 2, p. 449-451 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Primeros datos sobre la ecología y comportamiento de las arañas Argiope lobata y A. bruennichi de una población reciente las islas Columbretes (Mediterráneo, España)

Translated title of the contribution: First data on the ecology and behaviour of the orb-weaving spiders Argiope lobata and A. bruennichi of a recent population at the Columbretes Islands (Mediterranean, Spain)Castilla, A. M., García, R., Verdugo Quirós, I., Escobar, J. V. & Pons, G. X., 1 Dec 2005, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 48, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Consideraciones ecológicas y biogeográficas del género Argiope (Arachnida, Araneae) en las Islas Columbretes (Castellón, España)

Translated title of the contribution: Ecological and biogeographycal aspects of the genus Argiope (Arachnida, Araneae) from the Columbretes Islands (Castelló de la Plana, Spain)Castilla, A. M., Pons, G. X. & Escobar, J. V., 1 Dec 2004, In : Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears. 47, p. 101-110 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2001
58 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive characteristics of the island lacertid lizard Podarcis lilfordi

Castilla, A. M. & Bauwens, D., 1 Jan 2000, In : Journal of Herpetology. 34, 3, p. 390-396 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Reproductive characteristics of the lacertid lizard Podarcis atrata

Castilla, A. M. & Bauwens, D., 4 Aug 2000, In : Copeia. 3, p. 748-756 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
1999
34 Citations (Scopus)

Field body temperatures, mechanisms of thermoregulation and evolution of thermal characteristics in lacertid lizards

Castilla, A. M., Van Damme, R. & Bauwens, D., 30 Sep 1999, In : Natura Croatica. 8, 3, p. 253-274 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Citations (Scopus)

Green tails in lizards of the genus Podarcis: Do they influence the intensity of predation?

Castilla, A. M., Gosá, A., Galán, P. & Pérez-Mellado, V., 1 Dec 1999, In : Herpetologica. 55, 4, p. 530-537 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Conservation genetics of insular Podarcis lizards using partial cytochrome b sequences

Castilla, A. M., Fernández-Pedrosa, V., Backeljau, T., González, A., Latorre, A. & Moya, A., 1 Jan 1998, In : Molecular Ecology. 7, 10, p. 1407-1411 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Ontogenetic, sexual, and microgeographic variation in color pattern within a population of the lizard Podarcis lilfordi

Bauwens, D. & Castilla, A. M., 1 Jan 1998, In : Journal of Herpetology. 32, 4, p. 581-586 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Predation and spatial distribution of the lizard Podarcis hispanica atrata: An experimental approach

Castilla, A. M. & Labra, A., 1 Jan 1998, In : Acta Oecologica. 19, 2, p. 107-114 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Cannibalistic propensities in the lizard Podarcis hispanica atrata

Castilla, A. M. & Van Damme, R., 1 Jan 1996, In : Copeia. 4, p. 991-994 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Chemosensory predator recognition in the lizard Podarcis hispanica: Effects of predation pressure relaxation

Van Damme, R. & Castilla, A. M., 1 Jan 1996, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 22, 1, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Home range area of the lizard Podarcis hispanica atrata

Swallow, J. G. & Castilla, A. M., 1 Jul 1996, In : Herpetological Journal. 6, 3, p. 100-102 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature selection for egg incubation by the lizard Podarcis hispanica atrata

Castilla, A. M., 1 Oct 1996, In : Herpetological Journal. 6, 4, p. 133-136 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal dependence of incubation duration under a cycling temperature regime in the lizard, Podarcis hispanica atrata

Castilla, A. M. & Swallow, J. G., 1 Jan 1996, In : Journal of Herpetology. 30, 2, p. 247-253 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Thermoregulation in a lacertid lizard: The relative contributions of distinct behavioral mechanisms

Bauwens, D., Hertz, P. E. & Castilla, A. M., 1 Jan 1996, In : Ecology. 77, 6, p. 1818-1830 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

155 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Artificial egg-laying sites for lizards: A conservation strategy

Castilla, A. M. & Swallow, J. G., 1995, In : Biological Conservation. 72, 3, p. 387-391 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of sprint speed in lacertid lizards: Morphological, physiological, and behavioral covariation

Bauwens, D., Garland Jnr, T., Castilla, A. M. & Van Damme, R., 1 Dec 1995, In : Evolution. 49, 5, p. 848-863 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

356 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between fishery activities and presence of the Audouin's gull (Larus audouinii) in the Columbretes Islands

Castilla, A. M. & Perez, J. J., 1 Jan 1995, In : Colonial Waterbirds. 18, 1, p. 108-112 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)