Publications

2021

Long-term spread of Argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) European supercolonies on three Mediterranean islands

Castro-Cobo S, Blight O, Espadaler X, Angulo E - Myrmecological News (2021)

Introduced ant species occupy empty climatic niches in Europe

Arnan X, Angulo E, Boulay R, Molowny-Horas R, Cerdá X, Retana J - Scientific Reports (2021)

Effects of the Argentine ant venom on terrestrial amphibians

 Alvarez-Blanco P, Cerdá X, Hefetz A, Boulay R, Bertó-Morana A, Díaz-Paniagua C, Lenoir A, Billen J, Liedtke HC, Chauhan KR, Bhagavathy G, Angulo E. (2021)

Sex Investment Ratio and Split Sex Ratio in the Fission-Performing Ant Cataglyphis tartessica

Amor F, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Journal of Insects Behavior (2021)

2020

Environmental and genetic constraints on cuticular hydrocarbon composition and nestmate recognition in ants

Villalta I, Rami L, Álvarez-Blanco P, Angulo E, Cerdá X, Boulay R  -Animal Behaviour (2020)

Does social thermal regulation constrain individual thermal tolerance in an ant species?

Villalta I, Sánchez C, Angulo E, Molinas-González CR, Devers S, Cerdá X, Boulay R  -Journal of Animal Ecology (2020)

Breeding consequences for a songbird nesting in Argentine ant’ invaded land

Álvarez-Blanco P, Broggi J, Cerdá X, González-Jarri O, Angulo E  -Biological Invasions (2020)

2019

Evidence for locally adaptive metabolic rates among ant populations along an elevational gradient

Shik JZ, Arnan X, Sánchez C, Cerdá X  -Journal of Animal Ecology (2019)

Humans and scavenging raptors facilitate Argentine ant invasion in Don˜ana National Park: no counter-effect of biotic resistance

Castro-Cobo S, Carpintero S, Reyes-López JL, Sergio F, Angulo E  -Biological Invasions (2019)

2018

Allee effects in social species

Angulo E, Luque G, Gregory S, Wenzel J, Bessa-Gomez C, Berek L, Courchamp F - Journal of Animal Ecology (2018)

Dominance–diversity relationships in ant communities differ with invasion

Arnant X +43, Retana J  -Global Change Biology (2018)

QUEEN CONTROL OR QUEEN SIGNAL IN ANTS: WHAT REMAINS OF THE CONTROVERSY 25 YEARS AFTER KELLER AND NONACS' SEMINAL PAPER

Villalta I, Abril S, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Journal of Chemical Ecology (2018)

ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION OF DESERT ANTS ACROSS THE GIBRALTAR STRAITS

Villalta I, Amor F, Galarza JA, Dupont S, Ortega P, Hefetz A, Dahbi A, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2018)

DIET OF HEDGEHOGS (ATELERIX ALGIRUS) IN KABYLIA, ALGERIA

Djennoune D, Marniche F, Amroun M, Boulay R - Turkish Journal of Zoology (2018)

2017

Pequeña pero matona, la hormiga argentina

Castro S, Álvarez-Blanco P  -Boletín Drosophila (2017)

IS PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY  A KEY MECHANISM FOR RESPONDING TO THERMAL STRESS IN ANTS?

Sanchez Oms C, Cerdá X, Boulay R - The Science of Nature (2017)

DIFFERENCES IN BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS AMONG NATIVE AND INTRODUCED COLONIES OF AN INVASIVE ANT

Blight O, Josens R, Bertelsmeier C, Abril S, Boulay R, Cerdá X - Biological Invasions (2017)

ECOLOGY AND RECOVERY PLANS FOR THE FOUR SPANISH ENDANGERED ENDEMIC BUTTERFLY SPECIES.

Munguira ML, barea-Azcón JM, Castro-Cobo S, García Barros E, Miteva S, Oliveres J, Romo H - Journal of Insect Conservation (2017)

SOCIAL LIFE IN ARID ENVIRONMENTS: THE CASE STUDY OF CATAGLYPHIS ANTS

Boulay R, Aron S, Cerdá X, Doums C, Graham P, Hefetz A, Monnin T - Annual Review of Entomology (2017)

2016

PERSONALITY TRAITS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH COLONY PRODUCTIVITY IN THE GYPSY ANT APHAENOGASTER SENILIS

Blight O, Villalta I, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2016)

EFFECTS OF LAND USE ON TAXONOMIC AND FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY: A CROSS-TAXON ANALYSIS IN A MEDITERRANEAN LANDSCAPE

Hevia V, Carmona C, Azcárate FM, Torralba M, Alcorlo M, Ariño R, Lozano J, Castro-Cobo S, González J – Oecologia (2016)

NUTRITIONAL VERSUS GENETIC CORRELATES OF CASTE DIFFERENTIATION IN A DESERT ANT

Amor F, Villalta I, Doums C, Angulo E, Caut S, Castro S, Jowers MJ, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Ecological Entomology (2016)

SOCIAL COHERCION OF LARVAL DEVELOPMENT IN AN ANT SPECIES

Villalta I, Amor F, Cerdá X, Boulay R - The Science of Nature (2016)

EARLY DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES LIMIT SOCIALLY MEDIATED PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN AN ANT

Villalta I, Blight O, Angulo E, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2016)

A PROACTIVE-REACTIVE SYNDROME AFFECTS GROUP SUCCESS IN AN ANT SPECIES

Blight O, Albet Díaz-Mariblanca G, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Behavioral Ecology (2016)

PHTHALATE POLLUTION IN AN AMAZONIAN RAINFOREST

Lenoir A, Boulay R, Dejean A, Touchard A, Cuvillier-Hot V - Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2016)

PRIMERAS OBSERVACIONES DE LA ESPECIE BRACHYTHEMIS IMPARTITA (KARSCH, 1890) (ODONATA: LIBELLULIDAE), EN LA PROVINCIA DE GRANADA, ESPAÑA

Cortés Merino S, Caballero Cid M, Hernando Soriguer A, Urbano Tenorio F, Vidal-Cordero JM - Boletín de la Asociación Odonatológica de Andalucía (2016)

2015

MORPHOLOGY OF THE STRIDULATORY ORGANS OF IBERIAN MYRMICINE ANTS (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE)

Castro S, Álvarez M, Munguira ML - Italian Journal of Zoology (2015)

THE INTENSITY OF MALE-MALE INTERACTIONS DECLINES IN HIGHLAND SONGBIRD POPULATIONS

Bastianelli G, Seoane J, Álvarez-Blanco P, Laiolo P - Behavioral Ecology Sociobiology (2015)

REGULATION OF WORKER EGG LAYING BY LARVAE IN A FISSION-PERFORMING ANT
Villalta I, Angulo E, Devers S, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Animal Behaviour (2015)

CLIMATE MEDIATES THE EFFECTS OF DISTURBANCE ON ANT ASSEMBLAGE STRUCTURE

Gibb H, Sanders NJ, Dunn RR, Watson S, Photakis M, et al - Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2015)

NUEVA CITA DE TRITHEMIS KIRBVI, 1981 (ODONATA: LIBELLULIDAE) EN LA PROVINCIA DE GRANADA (SURESTE PENINSULA)

Hernando Soriguer A, Vidal Cordero JM, Cortés-Merino S, Urbano Tenorio F, Hita Ordóñez D, Cabellero Cid M - Boletín de la Asociación Odonatológica de Andalucía (2015)

2014

THE ECOLOGICAL BENEFITS OF LARGER COLONY SIZE MAY PROMOTE POLYGYNY IN ANTS

Boulay R, Arnan X, Cerdá X, Retana J - Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27 (2014) 2856-2863

ANT FUNCTIONAL RESPONSES ALONG ENVIRONMENTAL GRADIENTS

Arnan X, Cerdá X, Retana J - Journal of Animal Ecology 83 (2014) 1398-1408

A LIST OF AND SOME COMMENTS ABOUT TRAIL PHEROMONES OF ANTS

Cerdá X, Van Oudenhove L, Bernstein C, Boulay R - Natural Product Communications 9 (2014) 1115-1122

RECENT SPECIATION AND SECONDARY CONTACT IN ENDEMIC ANTS

Jowers MJ, Amor F, Ortega P, Lenoir A, Boulay R, Cerdá X, Galarza JA - Molecular Ecology 23 (2014) 2529-2542

THE EFFECTS OF FIRE ON ANT TROPHIC ASSEMBLAGE AND SEX ALLOCATION

Caut S, Jowers MJ, Arnan X, Pearce‐Duvet J, Rodrigo J, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Ecology and Evolution 4 (2014) 35-49

PROYECTO TECNICO: ODONATOFAUNA DEL HUMEDAL DE PADUL (GRANADA. ESPAÑA)

Vidal-Cordero JM, Hernando Soriguer A, Cortes Merino S - Boletín de la Asociación Odonatologica de Andalucia 2 (2014) 37-40

ANT CUTICULAR RESPONSE TO PHTHALATE POLLUTION

Lenoir A, Touchard A, Devers S, Christides J-P, Boulay R, Cuvillier-Hot V - Environnemental Science and Pollution Research 21 (2014) 13446-13451

IMPACT OF ECOLOGICAL DOSES OF THE MOST WIDESPREAD PHTHALATE ON A TERRESTRIAL SPECIES, THE ANT LASIUS NIGER

Cuvillier-Hot V, Salin K, Devers S, Tasiemski A, Schaffner P, Boulay R, Billiard S, Lenoir A - Envrionmental Research 131 (2014) 104-110

CATAGLYPHIS TARTESSICA SP. N., A NEW ANT SPECIES (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE IN SOUTH-WESTERN SPAIN

Amor F, Ortega P - Myrmecological News 19 (2014) 125 - 132.

 

2013

BIODIVERSIDAD ALTERADA POR LA HORMIGA ARGENTINA EN DOÑANA

Angulo E, Caut S, Cerdá X - Conservar aprovechando (2013)

DO SOCIAL GROUPS PREVENT ALLEE EFFECT RELATED EXTINCTIONS?: THE CASE OF WILD DOGS

Angulo E, Rasmussen GS, Macdonald DW, Courchamp F - Frontiers in Zoology 10 (2013) 11

PLASTIC CHANGES IN TADPOLE TROPHIC ECOLOGY REVEALED BY STABLE ISOTOPE ANALYSIS

Caut S, Angulo E, Diaz-Panianga C, Gomez-Mestre I - Oecologia 173 (2013) 95-105

TWO CLOSELY LINKED TOMATO HKT CODING GENES ARE POSITIONAL CANDIDATES FOR THE MAJOR TOMATO QTL INVOLVED IN NA+/K+ HOMEOSTASIS

Asins MJ, Villalta I, Aly MM, Olias  R, Alvarez de Morales P, Huertas R, Li J, Jaime-Perez N, Haro R, Raga V, Carbonell EA, Belver A - Plant, Cell & Environment 36 (2013) 1171-1191

DROVE ROADS: KEYSTONE STRUCTURES THAT PROMOTE ANT DIVERSITY IN MEDITERRANEAN FOREST LANDSCAPES

Azcárate FM, Seoan J, Castro S, Peco B - Acta Oecologica 49 (2013) 107-115

RECOGNITION OF CASTE AND MATING STATUS MAINTAINS MONOGYNY IN THE ANT APHAENOGASTER SENILIS

Ruel C, Hefetz A, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67 (2013) 1295-1305

QUESTIONING THE MUTUAL BENEFITS OF MYRMECOCHORY: A STABLE ISOTOPE-BASED EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH

Caut S, Jowers MJ, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Ecological Entomology DOI: 10.1111/een.12028

SURFACE LIPIDS OF QUEEN-LAID EGGS DO NOT REGULATE QUEEN PRODUCTION IN A FISSION-PERFORMING ANT

Ruel C, Lenoir A, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Naturwissenschaften 100 (2013) 91-100

A YEAR IN AN ANT'S LIFE: OPPORTUNISM AND SEASONAL VARIATION IN THE FORAGING ECOLOGY OF APHAENOGASTER SENILIS

Caut S, Barroso Á, Cerdá X, Amor F, Boulay R - Écoscience 20 (2013) 19-27

CHEMICAL INTEGRATION OF THORICTUS MYRMECOPHILOUS BEETLES INTO CATAGLYPHIS ANT NESTS

Lenoir L, Háva J, Hefetz A, Dahbi A, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 51 (2013) 335-342

SOCIAL AND POPULATION STRUCTURE IN THE ANT CATAGLYPHIS EMMAE

Jowers MJ, Leniaud L, Cerdá X, Alasaad S, Caut S, Amor F, Aron S, Boulay R - PloS one 8 (2013) e72941

SHORT-TERM ECOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL RESPONSES OF MEDITERRANEAN ANT SPECIES APHAENOGASTER GIBBOSA (LATR 1798) TO WILDFIRE

Lázaro‐González A, Arnan X, Boulay R, Cerdá X, Rodrigo A - Insect Conservation and Diversity 6 (2013) 627-638

RESPONSE OF ANT FUNCTIONAL COMPOSITION TO FIRE

Arnan X, Rodrigo A, Cerdá X, Retana X - Ecography 26 (2013) 1182-1192

IS COMPETITION A SIGNIFICANT HALLMARK OF ANT (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) ECOLOGY?

Cerdá X, Arnan X, Retana J - Myrmecological News 18 (2013) 137-147

2012

SOCIAL HYBRIDOGENESIS IN THE CLONAL ANT CATAGLYPHIS HISPANICA

Leniaud L, Darras H, Boulay R, Aron S - Current Biology 22 (2012) 1188-1193

SEABIRD MODULATIONS OF ISOTOPIC NITROGEN ON ISLANDS

Caut S, Angulo E, Pisanu B, Ruffino L, Faulquier L, Lorvelec O, Chapuis JL, Pascal M, Vidal E, Courchamp F - PloS one 7 (2012) e39125

BEHAVIOUR-MEDIATED GROUP SIZE EFFECT CONSTRAINS REPRODUCTIVE DECISIONS IN A SOCIAL INSECT

Ruel C, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Animal Behaviour 84 (2012) 853–860

BRIGHTER COLORED PAPER WASPS (POLISTES DOMINULA) HAVE LARGER POISON GLANDS

Vidal-Cordero JM, Moreno-Rueda G, López-Órta A, Ros-Santaella JL, Ortiz-Sánchez J -  Frontiers in Zoology 9 (2012) 20.

FREQUENT COLONY RELOCATINOS DO NOT RESULT IN EFFECTIVE DISPERSAL IN THE GYPSY ANT APHAENOGASTER SENILIS

Galarza JA, Jovani R, Cerdá X, Rico C, Barroso Á, Boulay R - Oikos 121 (2012) 605-613

2011

SOLAR ELEVATION TRIGGERS FORAGING ACTIVITY IN A THERMOPHILIC ANT

Amor F, Ortega P, Cerdá X, Boulay R - Ethology 117 (2011) 1031 - 1039

THE EVOLUTION OF WORKER - QUEEN POLYMORPHISM IN CATAGLYPHIS ANTS: INTERPLAY BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND COLONY - LEVEL SELECTIONS

Amor F, Ortega P, Jowers M, Cerdá X, Billen J, Lenoir A, Boulay R - Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65 (2011) 1473 - 1482

2010

Intraspecific competition affects population size and resource allocation in an ant dispersing by colony fission

Boulay R, Galarza JA, Chéron B, Hefetz A, Lenoir A, van Oudenhove L, Cerdá X  -Ecology(2010)

COOPERATIVE PREY-RETRIEVING IN THE ANT CATAGLYPHIS FLORICOLA: AN UNUSUAL SHORT-DISTANCE RECRUITMENT

Amor F, Ortega P, Cerdá X, Boulay R  - Insectes Sociaux 57 (91 - 94)

PRIMER INVENTARIO DE LOS FORMICIDOS DE NAVARRA (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE)

Tinaut A, Martínez Ibáñez MD, Vidal Cordero J - Munibe 58 (2010) 79-84

2009

LAS HORMIGAS DE CABO DE GATA (ALMERIA, ESPAÑA) ASPECTOS FAUNISTICOS (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE)

Tinaut A, Mira O, Vidal JM, Aguirre-Segura A - Boletín de la Asociación española de Entomología 33 (2009) 227-251

2008

2007

Production of sexuals in a fission-performing ant: dual effects of queen pheromones and colony size

Boulay R, Hefetz, A, Cerdá X, Devers S, Francke W, Twele R, Lenoir A  -Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2007)

Synchrony between fruit maturation and effective dispersers’ foraging activity increases seed protection against seed predators

Boulay R, Carr F, Soriguer RC, Cerdá X  -Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2007)

2006

2005

Indirect effects of alternative food resources in an ant–plant interaction

Boulay R, Fedriani JM, Manzaneda AJ, Cerdá X  -Oecologia(2005)

2004

2003

Colony insularity through queen control on worker social motivation in ants

Boulay R, Katzav-Gozansky T, Vander Meer RK, Hefetz A  -The Royal Society (2003)

2002

2001

2000

CAMPONOTUS FELLAH COLONY INTEGRATION: WORKER INDIVIDUALITY NECESSITATES FREQUENT HYDROCARBON EXCHANGES

Boulay R, Hefetz A, Soroker V, Lenoir A - Animal Behaviour 59 (2000) 1127-1153

OCTOPAMINE REVERSES THE ISOLATION-INDUCED INCREASES IN TROPHALLAXIS IN THE CARPENTER ANT CAMPONOTUS FELLAH

Boulay R, Soroker V, Godzinska EJ,Hefetz A, Lenoir A - Journal of Experimental Biology 203 (2000) 513-520

ANALYSIS OF BIOGENIC AMINES BY SOLID-PHASE MICROEXTRACTION AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY WITH ELECTROCHEMICAL DETECTION

Auger J, Boulay R, Jaillais B, Delion-Vancassel S - Journal of Chromatography A, 870 (2000) 395-403

1999

COMPOSICIÓN, ABUNDANCIA Y FENOLOGÍA DE LAS HORMIGAS (HYMENOPTERA: FORMICIDAE) EN CAMPOS CÍTRÍCOS DE TARRAGONA

Palacios R, Martinez-Ferrer MT, Cerdá X - Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal. Plagas 25 (1999) 229-240.

TROPHALLAXIS MEDIATES UNIFORMITY OF COLONY ODOR IN CATAGLYPHIS IBERICA ANTS (HYMENOPTERA, FORMICIDAE)

Dahbi A, Hefetz A, Cerdá X, Lenoir A - Journal of Insect Behavior 12 (1999) 559-567

1991

1987

INCIDENCE OF LIFE CYCLE AND FOOD AVAILABILITY ON THE DIET OF AN ANT

Bosch J, Alsina, Cerdá X, Retana J - Vie et Milieu 37 (1987) 237-242