Carlos Alberto Rodrigues Fernandes

Past Publications

 All Publications Before 2015


15) Costa M., Fernandes C., Birk J.D.S., Kitchener A.C., Santos-Reis M. & Bruford W. 2013. The genetic legacy of the 19th-century decline of the British polecat: evidence for extensive introgression from feral ferrets.Molecular Ecology, 22(20), 5130-47. (IF = 5,840).

14) Costa M., Fernandes C.A., Rodrigues M., Santos-Reis M. & Bruford M.W. 2012. A panel of microsatellite markers for genetic studies of European polecats (Mustela putorius) and ferrets (Mustela furo). European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58(3), 629-633. (IF=1.355)

13) Rodrigues M., Santos-Reis M., Elmeros M. & Fernandes C.A. 2012.First set of microsatellite markers for genetic studies in the weasel (Mustela nivalis). European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58(2), 507-510. (IF=1.355)

12) Charruau P., Fernandes C.A., Orozco-terWengel P., Peters J., Hunter L., Ziaie H., Jourabchian A., Jowkar H., Schaller G.,  Ostrowski S., Vercammen P., Grange T., Schlotterer C., Kotze A., Geigl E.M., Walzer C. & Burger P. 2011. Phylogeography, genetic structure and population divergence time of cheetahs in Africa and Asia: evidence for long-term geographic isolates. Molecular Ecology, 20(4), 706-724. (IF=5.522)

11) Detry C., Bicho N., Fernandes H. & Fernandes C.A. 2011. The Emirate of Córdoba (756-929 AD) and the introduction of the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon) in Iberia: the remains from Muge, Portugal.Journal of Archeological Science, 38(12), 3518-3523. (IF=1.710) 

10) Fernandes C.A. 2011. Colonization time of Arabia by the white-tailed mongoose Ichneumia albicauda as inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Zoology in the Middle East, 3, 111-124. (IF=0.490)

9) Rosalino L.M., Santos M.J., Fernandes C.A. & Santos Reis M. 2011. Biogeographical region and host trophic level determine carnivore endoparasite richness in the Iberian Peninsula. Parasitology, 138(6), 758-765. (IF=2.961)+16:22

8) Basto M.P., Rodrigues M., Santos-Reis M., Bruford M.W. & Fernandes C.A. 2010. Isolation and characterization of 13 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the stone marten (Martes foina). Conservation Genetics Resources, 2, 317-319.

7) Fernandes C.A., Rodrigues M., Hajji G., Vercammen P., Bruford M. W. & Santos-Reis M. 2009. Isolation and characterisation of 11 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the common genet (Genetta genetta). Conservation Genetics, 10(6), 1931-1934. (IF=1.849)

6) Rodrigues M., Fernandes C.A., Palomares F., Amorim I.R., Bruford M.W. & Santos-Reis M. 2009. Isolation and characterization of 11 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(4), 1205-1208. (IF=2.384)

5) Fernandes C.A., Ginja C., Pereira I., Tenreiro R., Bruford M.W. & Santos-Reis M. 2008. Species-specific mitochondrial DNA markers for identification of non-invasive samples from sympatric carnivores in the Iberian Peninsula. Conservation Genetics, 9(3), 681-690. (IF=2.408)

4) Fernandes C.A., Rohling E.J. & Siddall M. 2006. Absence of post-Miocene Red Sea land bridges: biogeographic implications. Journal of Biogeography, 33(6), 961-966. (IF=2.878)

3) Martinoli A., Preeatoni D, Galanti V, Codipietro P, Kilewo M, Fernandes C.A.R., Wauters L.A. & Tosi G. 2006. Species richness and habitat use of small carnivores in the Arusha National Park (Tanzania). Biodiversity & Conservation, 15(5), 1729-1744. (IF=1.423)

2) Gaubert P., Taylor PJ, Fernandes C.A., Bruford M.W. & Veron G. 2005. Patterns of cryptic hybridization revealed using an integrative approach: a case study on genets (Carnivora, Viverridae, Genetta spp.) from the southern African subregion. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 86(1), 11-33. (IF=2.261)

1) Gaubert P., Fernandes C.A., Bruford M.W. & Veron G. 2004. Genets (Carnivora, Viverridae) in Africa: an evolutionary synthesis based on cytochrome b sequences and morphological characters. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 81(4), 589-610. (IF=1.935)


4) Costa M., Fernandes C.A. & Santos-Reis M. 2014. Ecology and conservation of the polecat Mustela putorius in Portugal: a review. In: A. Ruiz, L. de Luzuriaga and J. Rubines (eds.). Conservation and Management of Semi-Aquatic Mammals of Southwestern Europe. Munibe Monographs. Nature Series 3. Aranzadi Society of Sciences. San Sebastian. pp. 79-87

3) Rosalino L.M., Bassetti L.A.B., Silva-Brandão K.L. & Fernandes C.A. 2014. A ecologia molecular como ferramenta na gestão e conservação de espécies silvestres. In M.V. Cunha & J. Inácio (eds.). Abordagens moleculares em veterinária. Edições Lidel, Lisboa. pp. 205-216

2) Fernandes C.A. 2009. Bayesian coalescent inference from mitochondrial DNA variation of the colonization time of Arabia by the hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas hamadryas). Chapter 7. In Petraglia M.D. and Rose J.I. (eds). The evolution of human populations in Arabia: Paleoenvironments, Prehistory and Genetics. Springer Academic Publishers, Netherlands, pp. 89-100.

1) Sousa C., Casanova C., Fernandes C.A., Lima M., Santos C. 2008. Contribution of Molecular Data to the Study of Non-Human Primates. In Kerala, Research Signpost (eds). Advances in molecular biology and evolution and its applications to biological anthropology, pp. 115-166.