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Romolo Caniglia

Adjunct professor

Department of Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences


Sanostasi N, Gimenez Olivier, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Molinari L, Reggioni W, Ciucci P (2021). Estimating Admixture at the Population Scale: Taking Imperfect Detectability and Uncertainty in Hybrid Classification Seriously. Journal of Wildlife Management, 1-16; DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.22038.

Silva P, Galaverni M, Ortega-Del Vecchyo D, Fan Z, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Randi E, Wayne R, Godinho R (2020). Genomic Evidence for the Old Divergence of Southern European Wolf Populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 287: 20201206.

Musto C, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Romagnoli N, Pinna S, Berti E, Naldi M, Bologna E, Molinari L, Del Magno S, Delogu M (2020). Conservation at the individua level: succesful rehabilitation and post-release monitoring o fan Italian wolf (Canis lupus italicus) injured in a car accident. Veterinarski Arhiv, 90 (2):205-212. DOI: 10.24099/vet.arhiv.0727.

Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Velli E, Mattucci F, Canu A, Apollonio M, Mucci N, Scandura M, Fabbri E (2020). A standardized approach to empirically define reliable assignment thresholds and appropriate management categories in deeply introgressed populations. Scientific Reports, 10: 2862.

Milanesi P, Puopolo F, Fabbri E, Gambini I, Dotti F, Sergiacomi U, M.L. Zanni ML, Caniglia R (2019). Improving predation risk modelling: prey-specific models matter. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. .

Mattucci F, Galaverni M, Lyons LA, Alves PC, Randi E, Velli E, Pagani L, Caniglia R (2019). Genomic approaches to identify hybrids and estimate admixture times in European wildcat populations. Scientific Reports, 9:11612.

Donfrancesco V, Benson D, Andersen LW, Bassi E, Blanco JC, Boitani L, Caniglia R, Canu A et al. (2019). Unravelling the Scientific Debate on How to Address Wolf-Dog Hybridization in Europe. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Velli E, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Mattucci F, Mattioli L, Molinari L, Caniglia R (2019). Ethanol versus swabs: what is a better tool to preserve faecal samples for non-invasive genetic analyses? Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 30:24-29.

Ciucani MM, Palumbo D, Galaverni M, Serventi P, Fabbri E, Ravegnini G, Angelini S, Maini E, Persico D, Caniglia R, Cilli E (2019). Old wild wolves: ancient DNA survey unveils population dynamics in Late Pleistocene and Holocene Italian remains. PeerJ 7:e6424.

Angelici FM, Ciucani MM, Angelini S, Annesi F, Caniglia R, Castiglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Palumbo D, Ravegnini G, Rossi L, Siracusa AM, Cilli E (2019). The Sicilian wolf: genetic identity of a recently extinct insular population. Zoological Science, 36:189-197.

Balboni A, Musto M, Kaehler E, Verin R, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Carra E, Cotti C, Battilani M, Delogu M (2019). Genetic Characterization of Canine Adenovirus Type 1 Detected by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction in an Oral Sample of An Italian Wolf (Canis lupus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 55(3), pp. 737–741.

M Santostasi NL, Ciucci P, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Molinari L, Reggioni W, Gimenez O (2019). Use of hidden Markov capture–recapture models to estimate abundance in the presence of uncertainty: Application to the estimation of prevalence of hybrids in animal populations. Ecology and Evolution. 9:744–755.

Mattucci F, Galaverni M, Pertoldi C, Fabbri E, Sliwa A, Caniglia R (2018). How to spot a black-footed cat? Successful application of cross-species markers to identify captive-bred individuals from non-invasive genetic sampling. Mammal Research, 64:133-145.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Hulva P, Bolfíková BČ, Jindřichová M, Stronen AV, Dykyy I, Camatta A, Carnier P, Randi E, Galaverni M (2018). Wolf outside, dog inside? The genomic make-up of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog. BMC Genomics, 19:533.

Milanesi P, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Puppolo F, Galaverni M, Holderegger R (2018). Combining Bayesian genetic clustering and ecological niche modeling: Insights into wolf intraspecific genetic structure. Ecology and Evolution. 00:1–11.

Kusak J, Fabbri E, Galov A, Gomerčić T, Arbanasić H, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Reljić S, Huber D, Randi E (2018). Wolf-Dog Hybridization in Croatia. Veterinarski Arhiv, 88:375-395.

Fabbri E, Velli E, D'Amico F, Galaverni M, Mastrogiuseppe L, Mattucci F, Caniglia R (2018) From predation to management: monitoring wolf distribution and understanding depredation patterns from attacks on livestock. Hystrix, The Italian Journal of Mammalogy.DOI:10.4404/hystrix-00070-2018.

Talenti , Dreger DL, Frattini S, Polli M, Marelli S, Harris AC, Liotta L, Cocco4 R, Hogan AN, Bigi D, Caniglia R, Parker HG, Pagnacco G,| Ostrander EA, Crepaldi P (2018). Studies of modern Italian dog populations reveal multiple patterns for domestic breed evolution  . Ecology and Evolution, 00:1–15.

Galaverni M, Caniglia R, Pagani L, Fabbri E, Boattini A, Randi E (2017). Disentangling Timing of Admixture, Patterns of Introgression, and Phenotypic Indicators in a Hybridizing Wolf Population. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 34:2324-2339.

Montana L, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Fabbri E, Ahmed A, et al. (2017). Combining phylogenetic and demographic inferences to assess the origin of the genetic diversity in an isolated Wolf population. PLoS One, 12:1-19. Montana L, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Fabbri E, Randi E (2017). A new mitochondrial haplotype confirms the distinctiveness of the Italian wolf population. Mammalian Biology, 84:30-34.

Poglayen G, Gori F, Morandi B, Galuppi R, Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Milanesi P, Galaverni M, Randi E, Marchesi B, Deplazes P (2017). Italian wolves (Canis lupus italicus Altobello, 1921) and molecular detection of taeniids in the Foreste Casentinesi National Park, Northern Italian Apennines. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 6:1-7.

Viglino A, Caniglia R, Ruiz-Gonzales A, Russo D, Galaverni M, et al. (2016). What can we learn from faeces? Assessing genotyping success and genetic variability in three mouse-eared bat species from non-invasive genetic sampling. Hystrix, The Italian Journal of Mammalogy, 27.

Milanesi P, Holderegger R, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Randi E (2016). Expert‑based versus habitat‑suitability models to develop resistance surfaces in landscape genetics. Oecologia, 1-13.

Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Delogu M, Fabbri E, Musto C, Randi E (2016). Big bad wolf or man’s best friend? Unmasking a false wolf aggression on humans. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 24: e4-e6.

Imbert C, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Milanesi P, Ettore Randi E, Serafini M,Torretta E, Meriggi A (2016). Why do wolves eat livestock? Factors influencing wolf diet in northern Italy. Biological Conservation, 195: 156-168.

Milanesi P, Holderegger R, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Randi E (2016). Different habitat suitability models yield different least-costpath distances for landscape genetic analysis. Basic and Applied Ecology, 17: 61–71.

Galaverni M, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Milanesi P, Randi E (2016). One, no one, or one hundred thousand: how many wolves are there currently in Italy? Mammal Research, 61: 13-24.

Galaverni M, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Milanesi P, Lapalombella S, Randi E (2016). Choosy Wolves? Heterozygote Advantage But No Evidence of MHC-Based Disassortative Mating. Journal of Heredity, 107: 134-142.

Smetanová M, Bolfíková BČ, Randi E, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Miroslav Kutal M, Hulva P (2015). From Wolves to Dogs, and Back: Genetic Composition of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog. PLoS One, 10: e0143807.

Galov A, Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Arbanasić H, Lapalombella S, Florijančić T, Bošković I, Galaverni M, Randi E (2016). First evidence of hybridization between golden jackal and domestic dog as revealed by genetic markers. Royal Society Open Science, 2: 150450.

Milanesi P, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Meriggi A, Randi E (2015). Non-invasive genetic sampling to explore wolf ecological niche and predation risk on livestock. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 6: 681-689.

Andersen LW, Caniglia R, Czarnomska SD, Fabbri E, Harms V, Jędrzejewska B, Madsen AB, Nowak C, Pertoldi C, Randi E, Stronen AV (2015). Long-distance dispersal of a wolf, Canis lupus, in northwestern Europe. Mammalian Research, 60: 163-168.

Randi E, Hulva P, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Galov A, Kusak J, Bigi D, Černá Bolfíková B, Smetanová M, Caniglia R (2014). Multilocus detection of wolf x dog hybridization and guidelines for marker selection. PLoS One, 9: 0086409.

Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Gomerčić T, Galov A, Kusak J, Huber Đ, Randi E (2014). Genetic structure and differentiation of expanding wolf (Canis lupus) populations in Italy and in Croatia. Mammalian Biology, 79: 138-148.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Galaverni M, Milanesi P, Randi E (2014). Non-invasive sampling and genetic variability, pack structure and dynamics in an expanding wolf population. Journal of Mammalogy, 95: 41-59.

Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Galov A, Arbanasic´ H, Lapini L, Bosˇkovic´ I, Florijancˇic´ T, Vlasseva A, Ahmed A, Mirchev RL, Randi E (2014). Genetic structure and expansion of Golden jackal (Canis aureus L.) populations in the north-western distribution range (Croatia and eastern Italian Alps). Conservation Genetics, 15: 187-199.

Gravendeel B, de Groot A, Kik M, Beentjes KK, Bergman H, Caniglia R, Cremers H, Fabbri E, Grone A, Bruinderink GG, Hakhof J, Harms V, Jansman H, Janssen R, Lammertsma D, Laros I, Linnartz L, van der Marel D, Mulder JL, van der Mije S, Nieman AM, Novak C, Randi E, Rijks M, Speksnijder A, Vonhof HB (2013). The first wolf found in the Netherlands in 150 years was the victim of a wildlife crime. Lutra, 56: 93-109.

Galaverni M, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Lapalombella S, Randi E (2013). MHC variability in an isolated wolf population. Journal of Heredity, 104: 601-612.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Greco C, Galaverni M, Manghi L. Boitani L, Sforzi A, Randi E (2013). Black coats in an admixed wolf x dog pack. Is melanism an indicator of hybridization in wolves? European Journal of Wildlife Research, 59: 543-555.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Mastrogiuseppe L, Randi E (2013). Who is Who? Identification of livestock predators using forensic genetic approaches. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 7: 397-404.

Czarnomska S, Jedrzejewska B, Borowik T, Niedziałkowska M, vik Stronen A, Nowak S Mysłajek RW, Okarma H, Konopiński M, Pilot M, Śmietana W, Reinhard I, Kluth G, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Randi E, Pertoldi C, Jedrzejewski W (2013). Concordant mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA structuring between Polish lowland and Carpathian Mountain wolves. Conservation Genetics, 14: 573-588.

Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Mucci N, Thomsen HP, Crag K, Pertoldi C, Loeschcke V, Randi E (2012). Comparison of single nucleotide polymorphism and microsatellites in non-invasive genetic monitoring of a wolf population. Arch. Biol. Sci. Belgrade, 64: 321-335.

Galaverni M, Palumbo D, Fabbri E, Caniglia R, Greco C, Randi E (2012). Monitoring wolves (Canis lupus) by non-invasive genetics and camera trapping: a small-scale pilot study. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58: 47-58.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Cubaynes S, Gimenez O, Lebreton JD, Randi E (2012). An improved procedure to estimate wolf abundance using non-invasive genetic sampling and capture–recapture mixture models. Conservation Genetics, 13: 53-64.

Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Greco C, Galaverni M, Randi E (2010). Forensic DNA against wildlife poaching: Identification of a serial wolf killing in Italy. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 4: 334-338.

Fabbri E, Miquel C, Lucchini V, Santini A, Caniglia R, Duchamp C, Weber J-M, Lequette B, Marucco F, Boitani L, Fumagalli L, Taberlet P, Randi E (2007). From the Apennines to the Alps: Colonization genetics of the naturally expanding Italian wolf (Canis lupus) population. Molecular Ecology, 16: 1661-1671.

Ketmaier V, Bianco PG, Cobolli M, Krivokapic M, Caniglia R, De Matthaeis E (2004). Molecular Phylogeny of two lineages of Leuciscinae cyprinids (Telestes and Scardinus) from the Peri-Mediterranean area based on cytochrome b data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32: 1061-1071.

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