Luca Pietro Casacci
Luca Pietro Casacci
Senior Researcher, University of Turin
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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
Integrating three comprehensive data sets shows that mitochondrial DNA variation is linked to species traits and paleogeographic events in European butterflies
L Dapporto, A Cini, R Vodă, V Dincă, M Wiemers, M Menchetti, G Magini, ...
Molecular Ecology Resources 19 (6), 1623-1636, 2019
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
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
MyrmicaAnts 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: A Journal of Entomology 2012, 1-11, 2012
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
Rise and fall of island butterfly diversity: Understanding genetic differentiation and extinction in a highly diverse archipelago
L Dapporto, A Cini, M Menchetti, R Vodă, S Bonelli, LP Casacci, V Dincă, ...
Diversity and Distributions 23 (10), 1169-1181, 2017
Ant pupae employ acoustics to communicate social status in their colony’s hierarchy
LP Casacci, JA Thomas, M Sala, D Treanor, S Bonelli, E Balletto, ...
Current Biology 23 (4), 323-327, 2013
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
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, 103-110, 2011
How long is 3 km for a butterfly? Ecological constraints and functional traits explain high mitochondrial genetic diversity between Sicily and the Italian Peninsula
S Scalercio, A Cini, M Menchetti, R Vodă, S Bonelli, A Bordoni, ...
Journal of Animal Ecology 89 (9), 2013-2026, 2020
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), 46323, 2017
Acoustic communication within ant societies and its mimicry by mutualistic and socially parasitic myrmecophiles
K Schönrogge, F Barbero, LP Casacci, J Settele, JA Thomas
Animal Behaviour 134, 249-256, 2017
Plant defences against ants provide a pathway to social parasitism in butterflies
D Patricelli, F Barbero, A Occhipinti, CM Bertea, S Bonelli, LP Casacci, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282 (1811), 20151111, 2015
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
The first record of Myrmica lonae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as a host of the socially parasitic large blue butterfly Phengaris (Maculinea) arion (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
M Sielezniew, D Patricelli, I Dziekanska, F Barbero, S Bonelli, ...
Sociobiology 56 (2), 465, 2010
Multimodal signaling in myrmecophilous butterflies
LP Casacci, S Bonelli, E Balletto, F Barbero
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 454, 2019
Dispersal and connectivity effects at different altitudes in the Euphydryas aurinia complex
LP Casacci, C Cerrato, F Barbero, L Bosso, S Ghidotti, M Paveto, M Pesce, ...
Journal of Insect Conservation 19, 265-277, 2015
Immobilization of soybean peroxidase on aminopropyl glass beads: Structural and kinetic studies
T Marchis, G Cerrato, G Magnacca, V Crocellà, E Laurenti
Biochemical engineering journal 67, 28-34, 2012
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