Francesca Barbero
Francesca Barbero
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Queen ants make distinctive sounds that are mimicked by a butterfly social parasite
F Barbero, JA Thomas, S Bonelli, E Balletto, K Schönrogge
Science 323 (5915), 782-785, 2009
Relative importance of density-dependent regulation and environmental stochasticity for butterfly population dynamics
P Nowicki, S Bonelli, F Barbero, E Balletto
Oecologia 161 (2), 227-239, 2009
The “Evolutionarily Significant Unit” concept and its applicability in biological conservation
LP Casacci, F Barbero, E Balletto
Italian Journal of Zoology 81 (2), 182-193, 2014
Acoustical mimicry in a predatory social parasite of ants
F Barbero, S Bonelli, JA Thomas, E Balletto, K Schönrogge
Journal of Experimental Biology 212 (24), 4084-4090, 2009
Myrmica ants host highly diverse parasitic communities: from social parasites to microbes
M Witek, F Barbero, B Markó
Insectes Sociaux 61 (4), 307-323, 2014
To lay or not to lay: oviposition of Maculinea arion in relation to Myrmica ant presence and host plant phenology
D Patricelli, F Barbero, V La Morgia, LP Casacci, M Witek, E Balletto, ...
Animal Behaviour 82 (4), 791-799, 2011
Extracellular self-DNA (esDNA), but not heterologous plant or insect DNA (etDNA), induces plasma membrane depolarization and calcium signaling in lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus …
F Barbero, M Guglielmotto, A Capuzzo, ME Maffei
International Journal of Molecular Sciences 17 (10), 1659, 2016
Lista Rossa IUCN delle Farfalle Italiane-Ropaloceri
E Balletto, S Bonelli, F Barbero, LP Casacci, V Sbordoni, L Dapporto, ...
Comitato Italiano IUCNe Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del …, 2015
Variation in butterfly larval acoustics as a strategy to infiltrate and exploit host ant colony resources
M Sala, LP Casacci, E Balletto, S Bonelli, F Barbero
PLOS one 9 (4), e94341, 2014
Myrmica ants and their butterfly parasites with special focus on the acoustic communication
F Barbero, D Patricelli, M Witek, E Balletto, LP Casacci, M Sala, S Bonelli
Psyche 2012, 2012
Selection on dispersal in isolated butterfly metapopulations
S Bonelli, V Vrabec, M Witek, F Barbero, D Patricelli, P Nowicki
Population Ecology 55 (3), 469-478, 2013
The first red list of Italian butterflies
S Bonelli, LP Casacci, F Barbero, C Cerrato, L Dapporto, V Sbordoni, ...
Insect Conservation and Diversity 11 (5), 506-521, 2018
Neuronal populations in the occipital cortex of the blind synchronize to the temporal dynamics of speech
MJ Van Ackeren, FM Barbero, S Mattioni, R Bottini, O Collignon
ELife 7, 2018
Spotlight on insects: trends, threats and conservation challenges
RK Didham, F Barbero, CM Collins, ML Forister, C Hassall, SR Leather, ...
Insect Conservation and Diversity 13 (2), 99-102, 2020
Habitat preferences of Maculinea arion and its Myrmica host ants: implications for habitat management in Italian Alps
LP Casacci, M Witek, F Barbero, D Patricelli, G Solazzo, E Balletto, ...
Journal of Insect Conservation 15 (1), 103-110, 2011
Patterns of host use by brood parasitic Maculinea butterflies across Europe
A Tartally, JA Thomas, C Anton, E Balletto, F Barbero, S Bonelli, M Bräu, ...
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374 (1769), 20180202, 2019
Cuticular lipids as a cross-talk among ants, plants and butterflies
F Barbero
International journal of molecular sciences 17 (12), 1966, 2016
A pilot study on bioactive constituents and analgesic effects of MyrLiq®, a Commiphora myrrha extract with a high furanodiene content
A Germano, A Occhipinti, F Barbero, ME Maffei
BioMed Research International 2017, 2017
Interspecific relationships in co-occurring populations of social parasites and their host ants
M Witek, LP Casacci, F Barbero, D Patricelli, M Sala, S Bossi, M Maffei, ...
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 109 (3), 699-709, 2013
Lock-picks: fungal infection facilitates the intrusion of strangers into ant colonies
E Csata, N Timuş, M Witek, LP Casacci, C Lucas, AG Bagnères, ...
Scientific Reports 7 (1), 1-14, 2017
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