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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Corruption of ant acoustical signals by mimetic social parasites: Maculinea butterflies achieve elevated status in host societies by mimicking the acoustics of queen ants
JA Thomas, K Schönrogge, S Bonelli, F Barbero, E Balletto
Communicative & integrative biology 3 (2), 169-171, 2010
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
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
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
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
Contrasting genetic structure of rear edge and continuous range populations of a parasitic butterfly infected by Wolbachia
D Patricelli, M Sielezniew, D Ponikwicka-Tyszko, M Ratkiewicz, S Bonelli, ...
BMC Evolutionary Biology 13 (1), 1-14, 2013
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, e31640, 2018
Cuticular lipids as a cross-talk among ants, plants and butterflies
F Barbero
International journal of molecular sciences 17 (12), 1966, 2016
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
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